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to bury these people, they want this story to be taught over a century on the injustice still echoes down the generations on the path to reparation is nothin easy. one, namibia, the price of genocide, people and power on al jazeera ah covered 19 infections and death said she and the u. s. in europe as the omicron variance is found to be 5 times more likely to re infect people ah, on have them secret. this is edges here that live from the also coming up. the you and human rights council will investigate abuses committed by all sides and
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ethiopian war. i remember yelling your case or tazer. nothing happened for minnesota police officer who killed the black motorist. don't a right breaks down as she takes the stand. the clean up begins in the philippines after typhoon kills 12 feet in hello. we begin in the us where corona, virus cases and hospital admissions are rising at an alarming rate. as the winter search continues. the number of infections has increased by 40 percent compared to last month. while the numbers in hospital have risen by around 45 percent, many universities are going back to online teaching. and sports events have been canceled or postponed. experts predict the, on the con, very,
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will soon become the dominant strain that i'm a crime is increasing rapidly and we expect it to become the dominant strain in the united states as it has in other countries. in the coming weeks, we've seen cases of the crime among those who are both vaccinated and boosted. and we believe these cases are milder or a symptomatic because of vaccine protection for the and vaccinated. you're looking at a winter of severe illness and death for yourselves, your families. in the hospitals, you may soon overwhelm by an official has more on this from a washington. of course there was a big surgeon, vaccinations just as the vaccinations started to come on to the market and america was very happy with the way things were going. but no, it's just less than 40 percent that on vaccinated here in the u. s. that still quite a significant number, and if you break those figures down,
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you will find that most of the people who aren't vaccinated identify as republicans . so it really doesn't matter what joe biden or the white house says. there are a lot of people out in the united states to say, we're never going to listen to what this guy's got to say. even though he's saying this could actually save your life. and if you break down the figures even more, you will see that the number of people who are dying tend to be in read state. that is republican state. and the majority of those who are dying are republican. and so that is a real what a note. i had that the fact that we're coming in to the christmas a new year break. remember a month ago we were talking about thanksgiving. how is a big travel day? people are going to big family gatherings. nothing compared to christmas and new year. in fact, from tonight, people are going to start heading off on their christmas and new year vacations. and that is a real waddy for the white house and for the health experts. because the believe that this will lead to a search, which of course then leads to increased hospitalized ations,
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which means that job biden isn't kicking the, but of the oma convenient anytime soon. or the u. k. as seen a record number of covered 19 cases for the 3rd day in a row. while the $920000.00 in sections were registered on friday, around 4 percent on the chrome cases. total numbers nationwide increased by 39 percent just the week. but the death rate remains relatively low. what british research is say, the risk of reinfection with the con variant is more than 5 times greater than delta. the study suggest protection for those who've already had coven 19, maybe as low as 19 percent. and that it is not weaker than the delta various researches at imperial college london. warning on the con poses a major threat to public health, but the booster shots can provide up to 80 percent protection. france has announced major public parties and fireworks will be banned on new year's eve. s corona virus infections rise. prime minister john cast x says all citizens,
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even if vaccinated should take a self test. before attending social events, he said the constraint is spreading at lightning speed. france has been reporting an average of $50000.00 new infections each day. of flights trains and fairies between the u. k and france sold out on friday after the french government drastically restricted travel. tasha butler has moved from paris. well, the french government's decision to plan all non essential travel between france in the you. k from saturday has caused a lot of disruption and disappointment for people in both countries who are hoping to spend some of the holiday season with family and friends. so lot of people have had to cancel their trips. others have been scrambling to try and get a plane or a train before those restrictions come into force. and we've been speaking to some of them here at the cross channel train terminal in paris. lot, i would have made it work anyway. had i booked to train it was like this,
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i got this train by chances i missed the restrictions that i'm probably i would undermine way to make it work anyway. wouldn't quickly change my train or maybe i wouldn't want to. i wouldn't want to spend christmas on herself, her people that i had to take the train to come to paris, whatever. and it's unfortunate and inside, but the same how many people are just trying to get a hold of what's going on. and you don't have to have empathy for that. even though if it comes to the point of impacting people's lives, you know, negative way. but it's been 2 years up, this has been dragging on so you know, it sucks, but it is what it is. well, the reason for these travel restrictions, according to the french government, is because they say they've been looking at the situation in the u. k. with a lot of concern, they're seeing the high number of cov infections there, and particularly the spread of the micron. a very now, even though there are registered cases of on the corner here in france, the government says that what they need to do is try and slow down is transmission
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in this is just one of the ways they are trying to buy time time for people to get their a booster, a dose of coven vaccine, they are all they've also approved vaccination for 5 to 11 year olds across france . that will help to they say the government, a warning the next few weeks ahead could be very difficult. indeed. we know already the doctors are saying that i see you beds already filling up a curfew. goes into effect in ireland from sunday to try and bring down the spread of the arm across very near hobbs restaurants and all, all the hospitality venues will have to shut at 8 p. m until the end of january. the government is planning financial support for those affected the un human rights council is great to set up a commission to examine alleged abuses in ethiopia. investigate to say they received credible reports that all sides in the conflict are committing human rights violations. united states has called on all sides in the year long conflict
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in the bonds. the estimates are shocking. according to information at our disposal, from november 2020, to june 2021. over 2200 survivors reported sexual and gender based violence to health facilities across the gray region. one of the one stop centers reported that the victims in over 90 percent of cases were miners and estimated that visit's to the center had quadrupled since the complete iraq that a year ago. it is important to keep in mind that this figures are most probably an underestimation of the true extent of the sexual, engender res vines being perpetrated. if the o p a has dismissed the accusations of abuse and says he won't cooperate with an investigation. we hold our own council members thought who
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firm breasts of been stand against us shortsighted in those. and that he feels believe additional human rights by rejecting this is always you. i will leg to evaluate that. my government will not operate with any mckenzie or maybe in good, or he well, alex, the wall executive director of the world peace foundation. he says, the lack of cooperation from the government is making it difficult to assess the scale of the situation in te, grow. it hugely complicates the matter of course, if the yoke and government were as innocent, that is claiming to be would have no problem in lifting censorship. allowing the ethiopian media, her report freighting, which it's not allowing international journalists and human rights investigators in the very fact that it is not doing that. it is implicitly admission. the terrible things are going on. and the, the figures and,
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and the reports that we are getting from the ground. really just the tip of the iceberg. every to grind whom i speak to, for example, every single one has lost a family member to, to violence. and it is, and the undocumented extent of the abuses is really quite hard. for many, apple is police officer, tim potter has apologized in court for shooting and killing 20 year old black men don't say right. she's facing 2 charges of manslaughter, but claims she meant to draw her taser instead of her gun video of the shooting set off large protests across the united states. john henry has more from chicago. the fate of kim potter white police officer accused in the racially charge killing of a black man will soon be in the hands of a jury. members of the jury in highly anticipated testimony in minneapolis, courtroom potter took the stand in her own defense, breaking down, saying she meant to pull out her taser. but the former police officer who was
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a 26 year veteran says she accidentally drew her gun instead and fired, killing 20 year old dante, right. as he drove away from police, it's just one chaotic i it's and then i remember yelling taser taser, taser. and nothing happens. potter was supervising another officer when he pulled right over for offenses. she says probably did not merit a traffic stop. right had expired registration tags, and an air freshener dangling from the rear view mirror. both technical violations that are often overlooked. an air freshener to me is not just an equipment
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violation. and during the cove at times of the high cove at times the departmental motor vehicles was so off line that people were getting tabs and we were advised not to try to enforce a lot of those things because the tabs, we're just not in circulation. then the stop went wrong, right? pulling away with an officer still dangling from his car. potter says the officer had a look of fear on his face and she wanted to save his life. potter is charged with 1st and 2nd degree manslaughter. legal experts say that the prosecution probably has to prove that she acted with some degree of consciousness. if the jury decides that she acted unconsciously and didn't know that she was using lethal force, that's probably not enough for a conviction. the shooting came when public interest in police killings of black men was at its peak in the midst of the racially charged trial of the white police officer who killed george floyd in neighboring minneapolis drawing protesters to
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the scene of the brooklyn center. shoot over and over in a tearful cross examination, potter who had never fired a weapon in an arrest. apologized, you are focused on what you had done because you had just killed somebody you knew that gently force was unreasonable and unwarranted. i didn't want anybody . that's why you said, i'm going to go to prison. i don't know whether that happens and whether dante writes life ended in an unfortunate accident or a criminal act. a jury will decide. john henderson, al jazeera chicago, a silly head on zillow, celebrations and protests to mark to meet his revolution date. exactly 11 years since the spring began. a promise proposed johnson react after a crushing violation to members of his own party. questioning his lady from the
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ah, it's the weekend, here's her forecasts for the americans. hello everyone. we have a thread of some severe storms bubbling up across texas and also oklahoma. let's go in there for a closer look. we could see some hail, very strong winds, with this line of storm stretching from kentucky rate down to the gulf of mexico. there. so that's something we'll continue to watch as we head toward the east shield of snow across the great lakes, could produce about 5 centimeters of snow into toronto. messy conditions though, for the new england region. if we go now to the west states have quite a down for california, los angeles at 17 degrees, but look to the top. that's another push of some moisture for british columbia, se no levels are falling here to about 200 meters. and we'll see accumulation 5
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centimeters, but of course, vancouver about 2 meters, about sea level. so it's rain for you look at the cold air across the canadian prairies. next stop central america. and the rain is where we would expect to find it along. that's caribbean coast for central america, some storms across the caribbean as well, but mostly sunny conditions to be expected here. storms flyer and up through the heart of the amazon here. and i think not so storing for that southeast corner of brazil, some showers for sale. paulo on saturday with a hive 20 degrees. that's it. enjoy your weekend. the gutter. one of the boston growing nations in the blue ball need cock needed to oakland and develop its whole track international shipping company to become a key, middle east and trade and learning skillfully mapped out 3 key areas of develop who filling up from it,
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connecting the world connecting the future while need. cato gotta gateway to whoa trade. lou. the hello again. you're watching as a reminder of our top stories. this us corona, virus cases and hospital admissions are searching on average more than 100. $20000.00 infections are being reported each day. an increase of 40 percent on last month. the u. k. seen a record number of covey cases for the 3rd day in a row. $903000.00 inspections were registered on friday. booster program is
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accelerating. half of all adults have received jam view and human rights council has agreed to set up a commission to examine abuses in ethiopia. as conflict. investigate to say they've received credible reports. all sides are committed violations against civilians. more than 800000 soldiers and emergency personnel adjoining search and rescue efforts in the philippines. after a super typhoon slammed into the coast, at least 12 people were killed. as typhoon rise swept across southern and central regions on thursday and friday, hundreds of thousands of people have been forced from their home typhoon is now easing and is moved into the south china sea. let's beaten out to a jamila dog and she joins us live from manila jamila. what's the latest that you are hearing from the disaster zone?
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well, had them at this point, we are starting to be able to be in touch with their contacts on the ground. those who are in the province of city go both province in later province. and the situation really is quite desperate people we've spoken to say they are debt in desperate need of water medicine shelter, you know, basic blankets and sleeping mads. many of the areas also have their hearts, but those sprightly damaged some of the patients. they're also in need of basic food medicine and supplies. but again, the major issue here is that the traveling point, the transport stops the airports and the ports of largely been destroyed. the civil international airport is non operational, same with the other airport in city gall prob, and so a lot of the operations are moving eastward in both city. and this is where a lot of the recon flights are coming out we've, we've spoken also to the emergency response officials here or is who are still
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trying to figure out exactly what the death toll is. there are conflicting numbers coming out and they themselves admit that this is really the most critical part, getting this information very fine and making sure that help gets to those who need it most. but you know, it is a communication and transportation issue at this point. i'm one of the authorities doing about all this well, the most recent one is a press conference which was spearheaded by president of the good that there to leave early, early evening yesterday where he admitted that, you know, government resources are already stretched a lot of the emergency funds allocated our have now been used for the panoramic. many of these areas i'm going to be mentioning the province of hall. so the goal province later province are just, we're just slowly recovering from disband demik. these are province. it's very much dependent on tourism for their livelihood. were also the same area over the past few months. actually had the highest incidence of hunger because of the locked out
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because of the recession. so they were hoping that starting this month towards the next few months that they would be able to slowly recover economically. but if we look at the pictures now everything, almost everything has been devastated. you know, you're talking about small, medium enterprise, a small boat, the co tells those who are hoping basically they will be able to earn a living. so the major concern at this point for those who have survived of course, is how they are able to, that they are grateful that they are able to survive. but they fear about the coming months because they fear that their livelihood that's been completely obliterated. and they're very much dependent on jemina. thanks for that. you me. the alan dugan in manila now flash floods in northern iraq have killed at least 12 people, an injured hundreds more. one person was killed after being struck by lightning, while others drowned inside their homes. dozens of houses in a deal of been damaged, buses and trucks swept away. more heavy rain is full cost over the next few days.
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the 7th round of talks to revive the 2015 iran nuclear deal has concluded in vienna . the parties to the talks hoping to revive the agreement to seize iran limit its nuclear activity and exchange for sanctions. relief has been breached on both sides . since the united states pulled out 3 years ago, european unions delegates says progress has been made, but still a long way to go. we have found a lot of work ahead, a very complex task i had to say difficult, but it because decisions have to be taken. now it's time to take to focus on priorities to focus on what is the most important for each litigation to take decisions accordingly. and to go ahead because again, we don't have much time. there is an obvious sense of urgency in everything we do here. so we will resume, we will resume soon, and we will be, i hope,
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having the find out french of these negotiations of the united states says it is prepared to talk to russia about its demands to curb natal activity in eastern europe. moscow announce proposals calling on nato to limit new membership and restrict activities in the former soviet countries. president joe, by the national security adviser, says consultation with european partners is on the way. the u. s. is increasingly concerned by russia's military build up on the border with ukraine. we have been clear as the united states and just yesterday, the 30 nations of the nato alliance were clear. and a statement that came out of the north atlanta council were prepared for dialogue with russia. we've had dialogue with russia on european security issues for the last 20 years. we had it with the soviet union for decades before that that has sometimes produced prob, progress sometimes produced deadlock, but we are fundamentally prepared for dialogue. russia has now put on the table,
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its concerns with american and nato activities. we're going to put on the table are concerned with russian activities that we believe harm our interest and values of russia's. deputy foreign minister was quoted by news agency into facts saying the u . s. and nato was so far rejecting the ideas and that their response was not encouraging. what should the toner, you will say you, washington and nato allies need to immediately stop regular hostile actions against our country, including on scheduled war games, st with encounters maneuvers, military ships and planes. and entered the military absorption of ukrainian territory and sudan rally organized by the opposition coalition. the forces of freedom and change was disrupted by tear gas. the group was part of the government until a military takeover in october, prime minister de la handbook was reinstated, after political agreement with the military last month. the protesters have
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rejected the deal. thousands of denise. yes sir. i've been protesting on the 11th anniversary of the uprising the triggered the arab sprang revolution. crowds rallied both for and against president case said he recently announced the constitutional referendum for next july. that will be a year after he suspended parliament. his opponents called a mover comb. elisia holcman has more from tunis your test on the 11th anniversary of the start of the to nation revolution. that led to the end of the authoritarian rule of presidency in aberdeen. been early on the 17th december 2010 mohammed bruises, he set himself on fire in the city of city. busied in southern tunisia in protest at police, stopping him from selling on the street. his death started a popular revolt that spread across the country with millions to nations demanding the resignation of the president. and starting the process of transition to democratic rule. events in tunisia ignited the arabs spring revolution and similar
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anti government uprisings in the middle east countries including egypt and libya, 11 years on and these dimensions demonstrated against what they say is the ongoing qu, bye president, ty side that began in july, when he 1st parliament and sacked the government early this week, president sighed, who is ruling by decree announced a referendum on the new constitution to be held next july. but protestors who condemned the president's plans want to return to the 2014 constitution and to have a functioning parliament again, they're demanding new elections and to return to democracy that was so hard. 111 years ago in houses where he de luca muddled up. and the only thing that was clear in the speech was the announcement of elections on december 17th, 2022. but on which basis you vowed to protect the constitution. and now you say elections would take place in 2020 to have it. where is the constitution? well, where is the election law been unlocked?
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hubbard, arm police prevented anti cue demonstrators reaching the main avenue in the capital of tennis, which saw the climax of the popular uprising that ended the dictatorship intonation in 2011. 21st journey is an emerging democracy, has been a lucky one. the economy problems that caused the revolution 11 years ago remains. and since then, the countries hunter overcome many catastrophes such as the terrorist attacks in 2015. however, more and more to nations are prepared to fight for their democracy despite all these hardship. protesters today said that they will stay on the avenue until what they call high fires through the tar comes to an end. the u. k. top civil servant investigating christmas parties in government buildings during locked downs, has stepped down from the role after immersed an event was held in his office. simon case isn't thought to attended the party,
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but knew it happened. prime minister boys, johnson ordered the prob, after a video emergence of his officials joking about a christmas party last year in breach of corona virus roles at the time. this is just one of a series of setbacks for the u. k. prime minister. on friday, his conservative party lost the north shropshire seat for the 1st time in almost 2 centuries. and earlier this week, a 100 of johnston's m. p. 's voted against his plan for stricter corona virus measures. andrew simmons reports from when instruction country life in north shropshire has been synonymous with conservative voting for nearly 2 centuries. but not anymore. morgan, helen, margaret, lillian, liberal democrats, 17957. o helen morgan is now the m p from centralized opposition party that smashed at 23000
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majority for boris johnson's conservative party. people have no structure, had spoken on behalf of the british people, they said loudly and clearly vice johnson, the parties either. johnson responded by saying he took full responsibility. i totally understand people's frustrations. i i hear what the vouchers are saying in north structure and oh, humidity. i gotta accept either that verde, the liberal democrat party with its battle ground headquarters in the grounds of a stately home, brought in activists from all over the country a mile down the road. they quickly conquered the market town of wim. the conservative club, a desolate place in defeat, talking to people here, and it's plain to see that this isn't just about public unease midway through a government term. it's about trust, political leadership, and one person. the prime minister dennis prince, voted liberal democrat,
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not because it might be better for his business. he had been outraged by a christmas party in downing street a year ago when his mother was seriously ill in a care home. not being able to visit her for a year and had a very detrimental effect on my mother's well being. and now we find that the people that were telling us to stay at home, social distancing, et cetera, et cetera. when you find that they've been having parties at downing street and a conservative h q, then that's pretty hard to take. this bi election was called after the m p. o. in paterson broke rules on lobbying, he'd been paid by 2 private companies to try to influence government policies. burleson quit after borrows. johnson botched an attempt to save him from a suspension from parliament. what's also we can johnson's authority is a rebellion by a 100 conservative m. p. 's voting against the use of coven passes. john murray is
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a former conservative mer of when he says johnson is now a liability, basically hasn't got when packing the party anymore really was an awful lot against him. so one thing, one day and goes totally the opposite elect day. the conservatives are likely to review the way they govern when parliament returns from the christmas recess in the new year. there's little political cheer for boris johnson right now. andrew simmons al jazeera women shropshire ah, this is al jazeera. let's get around for the top stories. now. u. s. corona virus cases and hospital admissions are surging on average. more than 100. $20000.00 infections are reported each day. an increase of 40 per cent on last month. i'm a crime is increasing rapidly and we expect it to become the dominant strain in the
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united states as it has in other countries. in the coming weeks, we've seen cases of armor crime among those who are above vaccinated and was dead. and we believe.

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