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helen says consider arrive at the scene of the explosion inspired program making. i still don't feel like i actually know enough about what living under fascism was light. how much money did you make for your rural and deliverance. unlike that? al jazeera english proud recipient of the new york festivals broadcaster of the year award for the 5th year running. ah, coven 19 infections and deaths serge in the us and europe for the french problems to one and the on the prong varian to spreading at lightning speed. ah, ahmed brought him. this is l 0 and live from dog are also coming up, damage and destruction in the philippines after a super typhoon kills at least
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a dozen people. i remember yelling, teaser teaser teaser and nothing happens, vol. minnesota police officer who killed black mountain was dante right, breaks down a. she takes the stand and how financial trouble that some of china's largest property development, the sparking fears of a global crisis. ah, corona vas cases and hospital admissions in the us are accelerating as the one to search continues. the number of infections is increased by 40 percent compared to last month, while the numbers in hospitals 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 alma chron variant will soon become the dominant strain there. a crime is increasing rapidly
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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 crime among those who are both vaccinated and boosted. and we believe these cases are milder or a symptomatic because a vaccine protection alan fish has more from washington d. c. well 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, 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 who see will never going to listen to what this guy's got to see. even though he's seeing this could actually save your life.
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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 states. that is republican states. and the majority of those who are dying are republicans, and so that is a real want to know. i to 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 of people? we're 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, which means that job biden isn't kicking the, but of the oma convenient anytime soon. or fans has announced major public parties and fireworks will be banned on new year's eve. as corona, virus infections rise there. the health minister says the spread of alma crohn is
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the main reason for the introduction of a vaccine possible scheme. the variance now counts for around 10 percent of new cases. france has been reporting an average of 50000 infections each day of flights trains and fairies between the u. k and from sold out on friday after the french government drastically strip to travel. natasha butler has moved from paris, pull the french government's decision to pan, all non essential travel between france, me, u. 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. i thought i would have made it work. 7 anyway, had i booked to train, it was late like this, i got this train by chances i missed. i probably i would have on my way to make it
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work anyway. wouldn't quickly change my train or maybe i wouldn't want, i wouldn't want to spend christmas by myself. her people that i have to take the train to come to paris, whatever. and it's unfortunate and it's side, but the same how many people are just trying to get a hold of what's going on and kind of 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, it infections there, and particularly the spread of the on the corner of ferry. now, even though there are registered cases of on the corner here in france, government says that what they need to do is try and slow down is transmission. and this is just one of the ways they are trying to buy time time for people to get
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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 and the u. k. has seen a record number of cars. 19 cases for the 3rd day in a row was 90. $3000.00 infections were registered on friday. total case numbers nationwide have increased by about 39 percent and just a week. but the death rates remains relatively low. british researchers say the risk of bringing affection with the on the con variant is more than 5 times greater than delta. the study suggests protection for those who've already had clothing 19 may be as low as 19 percent. the research is at imperial college london. se boost shots can provide up to 80 percent protection and
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a curfew comes into effect and on and from sunday to try and reduce on the chrome spread, palms, restaurants, and all other hospitality. venues will have to close by 8 pm until the end of january. the government was planning financial support for those affected now moving onto all the news and thousands of soldiers in emergency personnel adjoining search and rescue efforts in the philippines after it was hit by one of the strongest tools of the world us here, at least 12 people were killed in time for advice, swept across southern and central regions on thursday and friday. hundreds of thousands of people have been forced from their homes. the storm was now easing and has moved into the south china sea island on as in manila and says the level of devastation is only now becoming clear. we are starting to be able to be in touch with our contacts on the ground. those who are in the province of city go, behold, province in late the province. and the situation really is quite desperate people
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we've spoken to say they are in desperate need of water medicine shelter, you know, basic blankets and sleeping meds. many of the areas also have their hearts, but those bartley damaged some of the patients. there are also in need of basic food medicine and supplies. but again, the major issue here is that the traveling points, the transport stops the airports and the ports of largely been destroyed. the winter national airport is non operational, same with the other airport in city gall problem. so a lot of the operations are moving eastward in the city, and this is where a lot of the recon flights are coming out. we've spoken also to the emergency response officials here or who are still 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
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it most. but you know, it is a communication and transportation issue at this point. now the nurse level has been raised in indonesia. volcano threatened to evolve again. 48 people were killed earlier this month and 36 remain missing on mount marrow. everyone's being to avoid the danger zone on java island as experts report more activity which could trigger an avalanche of lava and gas. no more heavy rain in northern iraq is expected to have the rescue efforts following flash floods. 12 people died in the deluge. one was struck by lightning, others and drowned inside their homes, dozens of properties, and that'd be damaged and bosses and trunk swept away. not to the u. s. where a former policewoman has apologized in court for choosing a black man who's killing sponsor protests. can potter says she accidentally fired her gun instead of a taser, a closing argument for the trial in chicago expected. on monday,
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john henry reports 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 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 chaotic. and then i remember yelling teacher, teacher, teacher, and nothing happened. potter
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was supervising another officer when he pulled right over for offences 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 violation. and during the cove at times, the high cove at times, departmental motor vehicles was so offline that people were getting tabs and we were advised not to try to enforce a lot of those things because the taps 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
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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 and neighboring minneapolis drawing protesters to 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. i'm sorry, 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 remember whether that happens and whether dante writes life ended
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in an unfortunate accident or a criminal act. a jury will decide. john henderson, al jazeera chicago, jeffrey epstein alleged partner in crime won't be giving evidence in her sex trafficking trial. glen maxwell told a judge in new york that prosecutors hadn't proven their case beyond reason about. she's accused of recruiting teenage girls for her former boyfriend, epstein to have under age sex lead maxwell's lawyers argued that have for accuses, went credible witnesses because of memory lapses. still ahead on the bulletin, ethiopia says it won't cooperate with a un investigation into abuses committed by science in the conflict and how young musicians in south africa, of reclaiming jazz. ah
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hello hope your weekends off to a good start. we'll begin in australia where they're sweating it out toward the northwest during the thick of the heat wave now, but things will start to wind down. now in terms of active, whether it's really relegated toward that southeast corner of australia, we could see some severe storms. so what that means is powerful winds and hail. now by monday this makes a clean sweep of the area. it's still going to be what in windy for tasmania, though hope are a high of 20 degrees. there's a situation for new zealand for the north island, full on sunshine, south island at southwest corner. we do have some what conditions to be expected. here is an update on typhoon ry right now as its moving up that coast of vietnam, heaviest rains, south of denying north of human city. looking to scoop up about a 100 millimeters of rain and see those winds howl at a 100 kilometers per hour. sunday. and monday is veering toward the east east of hine and don't think it's going to make a landfall here, but it is creeping closer to southern portions of china. we'll keep tabs on that
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now across japan, some very heavy snow for western hook. kado also honju. it's been stone here nonstop for a few days. we could scoop up to 50 centimeters of snow and that snow piling up to about 30 centimeters for western areas of honcho on sunday, sir, later. ah, ah, the end of the country with an abundance of results. trade and walk indonesia, his turns forming, we moved full to growth and frock. we balanced for green economy, blue economy, and the digital economy. with the new job creation law, indonesia is progressively ensuring the policy reform to create quality jobs. invest, let be part linda. this is growth and progress. invest indonesia. now, lou,
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the me watching all just bear with me. ron, i'm a reminder of our top stories, the falla, couple of cases and hospital admissions. the us are accelerating. the number of infections has increased by 40 percent compared to loss. mom more the numbers in the hospital have prison bar around 45 percent. problems with announced major public policies and fireworks will be banned on new year's eve. because nevada infections continue to live in the country and supporting an average of 50000 new infections each day and move on 800 off the san jose and emergency personnel adjoining search and rescue efforts in the philippines. countries cleaning up july for invite, what's called south and central region on thursday,
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killing at least 12 people. now the united states has its prepared to talk to russia about its de mom to curb and natal activity in eastern europe. moscow wants nato to limit new membership and restrict activities in former soviet countries. us president joe, by the national security advisor says consultation with european partners is underway. the u. s. is increasingly concerned by roches military bills off of the border with ukraine. we have been clear as the united states and just yesterday, the 30 nations of the nato alliance were clear in 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 dialog. russia has now put on the table, its concerns with american and nato activities. we're going to put on the table are
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concerned with russian activities that we believe harm our interests and values. the russia's deputy foreign minister was questioned by news agency into facts saying the u. s and nato was so far rejecting the ideas and that their response was not encouraging. bushnell or new, you will say, washington and as nato allies need to immediately stop regular hostile actions against our country, including unscheduled war games, dangerous encounters, are maneuvers of military ships and planes, and end the military absorption of ukrainian territory. m. i do a european diplomats according the adjournment of nuclear talks with yvonne, a disappointing pause. the party say negotiations will resume quickly those no dates been set. they hoping to revive the 2015 agreement that sees iran limit its nuclear activity in exchange for sanctions relief. now the un human rights council has overridden objections from ethiopia, to launch an international investigation and to potential war crimes. investigators
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say they've received credible reports that all signs are committing violations and a year long offensive against to grind rebels. more than a 1000000 people have escaped heavy fighting with reports of mass killings, rape, and other atrocities. 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 this is still the sensor has 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 and gender base by being
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perpetrated. while if he appears government says that one, cooperate with the investigation and accuses the human body of being just as an instrument of political pressure. we hold our own council members, though, who firm breasts a bill, stand against us, short sighted in those. and that he feels bliss, additional human rights. by rejecting this resolution, i will leg. we tell you that my government will not operate with anyone. can assume that may be imposed on alex to wireless executive director of the world peace foundation. and he says, the government's lack of cooperation makes it difficult to assess the scale of the situation and to cry. it hugely complicates the matter of course, if the yoke and government were as innocent as it is timing to be, it would have no problem in lifting censorship,
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allowing the ethiopian mediator report freedom, which it's not an allowing international journalists and human rights investigators in the very fact that it is not doing that is implicitly admission. the terrible things are going on. and the, the figures and the, and the reports that we are getting from the ground are really just the tip of the iceberg. that every to grind whom i speak to, for example, every single one was lost, a family member to, to violence. and to, and the, the undocumented extent of the abuses is really quite horrifying. now presidents and other african leaders are in turkey to discuss boosting trade legs. the economic summit is underway, and as tom bull, president george applied added the wan as hoping to triple turkey's $25000000000.00 a year. trade links with african countries, sales of turkish weapons, including drone technology, also on the agenda. turkey urgently needs and commerce of value of the bureau sank
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to another new low and stock market. trading was suspended on friday, and of course, hilda was at the meeting in this don bowl. it turkey is african solutions to problems through this partnership. and because he also aims for a free trade agreement between the african union members and turkey, which group, which could be a win win situation for both sides. but let me raise up like this as turkish president is speaking right now for the opening ceremony. he said that it turkey is against her. he is ignoring any kind of small or oriental, his approach towards africa. any kind of colonization. that's why turkey is after partnership type model of relation with food. he had vis 12 embassies in africa and 2002 and now it's 4 to 3. so it shows the importance that should give it to african countries. then to the summit,
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we are expecting that by fear joint action plan that will be signed by the member states member who are here, which will be focusing on industrial trade, military corporation, education, battering the women's situation and rights in african countries, and many other subjects then turkey is also willing to assist african countries encountered terrorism operations. now china's 2nd largest real estate developer has been officially declared in default by credit agencies. ever grounds crisis will be found by home buyers and the millions who work in the property market. as katrina, you explains all the chinese developers are also deep and dead and there are fears about how the world wide economy will be affected. it's called fairy land, but it feels like a ghost town. the ever grand project is just one of hundreds and china stalled
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because of the real estate giant's financial troubles. it's more than $300000000000.00 in debt and has defaulted on to overseas bonds. okay. yeah. retired pharma, missus, song lives close by and has brought her granddaughter here to play the host with see that it's such a shame. it looks like it's a nice place building began in 2017, but no one knows if it will ever be finished. this theme park is meant to be the highlight of a sprawling new development called ever grand cultural tourism city. the grand plan involve luxury apartments, hotels, and restaurants. lot of the companies build sorted, piling up construction ground to work stopped in august abandoned materials and machinery, a left where a grad castle entrance was supposed to be. the security guard says he hasn't been paid in months. a farmer your job. what can i do? i just wait and hold, my salary will be paid. he's one of the thousands of employees,
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contractors and customers, or money by ever grad chinese creditors are suing the developer for or would you learns? the government has stepped in to restructure the company's debt, but a bailout looks unlikely. now fears about the help of other heavily indebted developers, including kristen schumer have gripped financial markets. yeah, a lot of it is that it is just building building, building, kicking out, you know, taking on as much as possible. and it did the leverage at the end of the day of these developers was just astronomical. and you know, it wasn't matched with the potential to actually make enough sales out into the future to be able to pay this back. something property sales around the country are adding to china already slowing economic growth. beijing introduced tied to regulations to control the mounting debt last year. analysts say it's trying to teach property developers lesson while also trying to shield the sector and broader
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economy from a crisis. a will affect the international economy, but not, not in a disastrous way. so i think we go slow down, china is how the market, there is a weaker demand for commodities. and so that will put a damper on commodity prices. and china's economy slows down. that can have a brother impact for the global market that matches little to the families who have pulled their savings into ever grad investments like this unfinished park. there's little to be done. but wait, katrina, you al, jazeera pseudo. now people in taiwan void and for referendums on saturday, would 2 of them considered particularly controversial. one would ban imports of poor from the united states containing an additive that encourages weight gain. the
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importance were approved by the government last year, as it looks to clear the way to a free trade deal with its major ally and other voted on whether to change the size of a plan liquefied natural gas terminal. to protect a brief now musicians in south africa are on a mission to revive jazz culture. music has been used for decades to tell the world of the struggle against racial segregation, of fans of the genre found it hard to access when artists were arrested or fled the country during the apartheid era. farmer, the miller reports from cape town. ah, sunday afternoon in the township of cuckoo. later in cape town, it's in informal settings like this one back yards. that jazz musicians are reviving a genre of music that has a long but sometimes forgotten history. co told is a very divided suits and back in the days, musicians usa travel across the railroad lines
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a closer rise because the really lines are the ones that separate communities. and there were, there were bugs from playing together and just moved to the supreme culture. and actually dream music back to where it belongs in the town. ah, both local and international artist perform at these events that the organizers say bring together people from all walks of life, racial segregation during apartheid for south african grades. like up to lay bram, you must be kayla and maria mckay about into exile abroad. and they performed in europe and the united states using their music not just to entertain, but also to protest against their party government. today, south african jazz has both local and international influences in south africa is developed its own so full style of jazz, creating
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a unique sound that's form part of its history and culture. and now a younger generation is working to make sure the style of music stays relevant. the whole ship that was 1st exposed to jazz is a 5 year old by his mother who worked in the industry. always firmly believe that the, you know, you, you, you play the sound of your immediate environment. you know, if you really through and in tune with what's going on. so it's absolutely natural to play this and sound this way. the kyle didn't play classical music but tend to jazz in his late teens and plays all over the world. he says he finds the youngest audiences attending jazz events. and so i forgot, as a young musician and especially, you know, sort of knish jaw there is such as jazz even, let's call it what it is i think, you know, constantly trying to, at, on one in, you know, battling with, with, with
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a question of relevance but then also on the to stick side not not to really not to engage with that question of being relevant or not, but producing music that in many ways can be timeless if, if, if needed. you know, the jazz is also popular at up market. been using cape town, but it's that venues like this one that jazz enthusiast say there's a renewed appreciation and support for the genre, which ultimately pays tribute to south africa history. let me the mila all 0 cape town. ah, logan, i'm elizabeth rodman, door hall would be headlines on al jazeera, couple of hours, cases and hospital admissions. the u. s. are accelerating, is the one to search continues. the number of infections is increased by 40 percent
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compared to last month, while the numbers in hospitals have risen by around 45 percent. experts predict the on the.


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