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oh, so it's my role to give these girls, it's different idea that they can leave the wants of this community. 3 short films show how performance creates a home and family and gives hope and opportunity a j. select on al jazeera. ah, ah, covered 19 records shattered again in the united states and in parts of europe. wiley and china, people are publicly shamed for violating corona virus restrictions. ah, i'm come all santa maria, this is al jessie, rely from dough haul so ahead. after drifting for days, a boat with her hanging migrants is being towed to indonesian shores after the
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government decided to give them shelter. also, british socialite killer maxwell convicted for luring teenage girls with an abused by american financier jeffrey epstein. and the body of archbishop desmond tutu arrives at the cape town cathedral for people to pay their respects all the well continues to battle the cove at $19.00 pandemic with both delta and on the con barons fueling. what the w. h a o called a soon army of cases sweeping the globe. the u. s. infections are continued to break records. case numbers increase 60 percent. all their depths and hospital admissions do remain low. we'll stop with us from how does your castro she's in washington dc. is the highest daily new cases ever in the u. s. were now at 267000 new coven cases. that's the daily average. 60 percent of which is now attributed to the omicron variant and the nation's for most infectious
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disease expert. doctor anthony thought she is predicting that it will only get worse before it gets better. he says the peak of this current surge will likely come in late january. we're seeing much of this happening now in the north eastern part of the us with places like new york city here in washington, d. c. and surrounding states. people queuing for hours in search of coven tests, and then one in 4, in many communities coming back positive. now if there is some silver lining, it's the evidence that here to the omicron variant is resulting in milder infections. because while those cases of jump to some 70 percent since a week ago and number, the hospitalization has not kept pace, that's gone up by just 15 percent. but when you just look into each individual case, those are still each person occupying hospital beds and hospitals are swamped with many counties declaring local states of emergency and warning that soon these
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hospital beds will all be used up at news from china where police in the south of the country have been captured on camera parading for men through the streets in a public shaming exercise. they've been accused of transporting undocumented migrants while the countries borders remain largely closed. due to coven 19 earlier spoke to our virgin course when a katrina you said these recent public shown me exercises have sparked a lot of backlash. videos were circulating on white board chinese version of twitter, but they have since been taken down for the most part after spock, and quite a lot of backlash. them. mix comments think a lot of people were shopped because these public shaming exercises the very unusual to see today. but they were very common during china's cultural revolution . the period of the 1961970 is a very chaotic time. and for those alive who can remember it, it's a period that they would rather forget. and since then,
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public shaving has actually been outlawed here in china. now just going back to those videos what we can see, a police parading for people around before a crowd. these people are in the hazmat or protection gear, they are wearing plaque cards around the next that seem to have their photographs. now these men have been reportedly sentence for trafficking people across the vietnamese border. and just for a little bit of context, this is taking place in the city of ging, she, china's province of guam she, this is relative to china is a very poor area. it's quite a small city on the border. and in recent months, ging, she is actually arrested incentive dozens of people for similar crimes of trafficking. now in china we have this 0 tolerance approach to covet 19, but the border areas in particular are very vulnerable to outbreaks because of the poorest miss or have been a lot of outbreaks around different borders in china. and so the authorities in these areas are under extreme pressure to keep covered 19 cases down. and we see
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obviously these authorities here in gene she problems wanted to make an example of these people wanted to deter people from committing future crimes. and that has spark this online backlash not only online from medicines. we've also seen a state media, actually the beijing news prints and editorial saying that these authorities went too far. this is beyond the scope of discipline in accordance with the war. this cannot be allowed to happen again. and another editorial or article in the global time saying the related officials should be punished for these actions. can i also ask you katrina about the city of c, m, or she and maybe you can correct me, which one of those is the correct pronunciation? went into locked down last week. city of 13000000 people, but case is still on the rise. that's right. so china is currently battling one of its worst outbreaks that the country has seen in months. she and it's
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a city in the north west, not too far from beijing, about 2 hours flight. it's a huge historical city, very popular with domestic tourists. this city has been under very strict locked down for few days. now. people cannot even leave their homes because they're worried about the spread of curving 19. it seems to be an outbreak of the delta strain, the and actually in recent days we've had some residents complaining that they're not able to access fresh food because they have not been able to leave the household to go shopping or to collect groceries. now the government says that they're attending to that they're starting some free deliveries in effected areas. but every time one of these huge cities goes into locked out because there's no transport in out of the city will always have these domestic logistical problems. getting enough food to, to all these households that are forced to stay indoors on to other news and hong kong chief executive, kerry lam is defended. the raid on a pro democracy media outlets. thing to police did act within the door. 7 current
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and former journalist. some strands news were arrested on when they to have been charged with addition. gamlee tight and i am with hydrogen, man, donor. it's not like what you said that we're targeting particular media organizations or media organizations with a certain stance. what we target is activities that contravene the law and the action is taken based on investigation. the decision is made by the department of justice. and then the case will be given to call to make a ruling and impartial ruling. and a footnote on that story, the secretary said antony, blinking. it's cold on china and hong kong to release the staff, members of that would fight strain. now a jury in new york has found the british socialite guild maxwell guilty on 5 counts and sex trafficking trial charges against the former associate of american finance . yet and convicted pedophile jeffrey epstein include sex trafficking of under age girls support from gabriel, alexander. it took the jury 5 full days more than 40 hours of
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deliberations. elaine maxwell guilty on 5 of the 6 charges she faced convicted of grooming young girls for sexual abuse by her former boyfriend, jeffrey epstein, and even sometimes joining in the british social. i remained calm and whispered to her lawyer and drink a sip of water. as the verdicts were read out. outside court maxwell's friend, lee sat in a regular throughout the trial, and he left with our comment, your chance to give a reaction to the verdict. for the prosecution, the verdict was a welcome relief. the road to justice had been far too long. but today justice has been done. i want to commend the bravery of the girls now grown women who stepped out of the shadows into the courtroom. their courage and willingness to face their abuser made today's result. and this case possible. the trial attracted enormous
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global attention, wealthy and influential. epstein and maxwell moved in elite circles counting the rich and famous even former presidents and britons, prince andrew among their friends and associates. max was lawyers argue that she'd become a scapegoat for epstein crimes. he committed suicide while awaiting trial. in august 2019 defense lawyers attempted to poke holes in the testimony of the 4 main witnesses and even brought in memory experts to undermine their accounts. but to no avail, we firmly believe and go less innocent. obviously, we are very disappointed with the verdict. we have already started working on the appeal and we are confident that she will be vindicated. delaine maxwell turned 60 years old during these jury deliberations. the sentencing will be at a later date, but she's now facing up to 65 years in prison. gabriel xander al jazeera new
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york. the damage boats carrying were hanging migrants stranded. it's seen air in denisia is being towed to sure. the boat of mostly women and children was left to drift on the coast, devonshire province for days while attempting to reach the leisha, indonesia, the government decided to give them shelter on wednesday, saying they were facing emergency conditions. hundreds of them, the minority rank fled me and now i have reached into nature in the past years after a parents journey, often lasting many months. jessica washington has been following story for a couple of days now. isn't 48 hours, at least since we 1st heard about it taken this long, but finally, some good news for the people on board. well, that's exactly right. come all and we understand that the boat should arrive at the coast of entree in around 2 hours. it's certainly not a straightforward process as you would remember overnight. we had the decision from
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the government to allow this boat to come to shore and to allow these refugees to disembark in ant shay. but there was still some deliberation. and it wasn't as though that towing process started right away. we understand from speaking with local government officials in archie that there was still some discussion as to where these refugees should be taken. now the decision has been made that they will be taken to northern r j 2 loc samoan area which has previously hosted a, bring a refugees who have arrived in indonesian waters by boat and any indication a word of why they changed their mind. i mean that, that seems an odd question because it would, you would think that you would give help to people who are stuck at say, in a perilous situation. but you know, it still took them 48 hours to actually reach them. well it is a, it's a complicated question. come all in indonesia is in a rather difficult position. it wasn't necessarily
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a change of mind. it was rather just that process of deliberation did take a few days in the opinion of some human rights groups. it, it took too long, but ultimately, indonesian authorities did decide that they had an obligation to assist these refugees on board. but what happens next is still a question. so they will be taken to a government facility where they will be given food water and the process of checking their identity. documents will begin. we understand that officials from the you and hcr are also on their way to northern archie. but they, there is still a period of uncertainty that awaits these were hanger refugees, because the process of resettlement could take years. indonesia doesn't allow the permanent re settlement of refugees. and so these, this group of refugees will join the thousands of others who have a long way to head to be re settled to a 3rd country for their updates. jessica washington in jakarta,
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in the news ahead, pakistan struggles to preserve rural areas that are at risk of being swallowed up by v rapidly growing cities. and 10 years on from his rise to par, we're looking back to the decade of north korea under the room was kim's roman. ah hello. once again, welcome saw the look at the international forecast for we have more heavy rain pushing back towards that malaysia. we had our recent flooding just around some parts of them lay peninsula or nearly a $130.00 millimeters right in the past 24 hours. you can see how the ne monsoons going to continue driving those heavy showers in across a similar area. and there's that wet weather heading down towards kuala lumpur as we go on through friday sinks a little further south was as we go through saturday,
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that is likely to exacerbate the flooding that we already have in place here. more heavy downpours coming in the usual rash as showers for many central and southern parts of the philippines. said he seeing some heavy showers and no shower stretching all the way down through malaysia, down into good part of indonesia, some heavy showers to extending across a northeast of australia. this circulation him may well become a tropical cyclone as we go on through the next couple. they said you want to keep an eye, but that's the same system that brought the heavy right into were fed. gov carpinteria now feeding across c cape um cape your peninsula, pushing out into the coral sea some very wet and windy weather coming through here . it will tend to not a little further southwards. denise was, as we go on through the next couple of days and noticed that he very much in place for the southeast of oz. ah, in the country with an abundance of results. right. i really want indonesia,
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his firms for me, we move full to grow and fraud. we balance 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, investment. let it be possible in his growth and progress in indonesia. now, lou aah! on al jazeera, these are the top stories they saw at the us breaking another record for cove infections. an average of 267000 view cases every day. this past week,
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infections in the us have increased 60 percent weak on way calder deaths and hospital admissions remain low. the chinese city of shyanne is battling the largest community outright, the country seed this year, least it's reported another $155.00 domestically transmitted cases. 13000000 people under locked down for 8 days now. now, latin american and caribbean countries are also seeing a rise in cases, but health officials say they could be a silver lining with figures suggesting south america has now become the most vaccinated continent in the world. on all roughly reports from mexico city. ah, a vaccination site in mexico city in increase in coven, 19 cases linked to the holiday season has also led to a rise in the number of people seeking the jap. none the think of it when i feel safe about everything because of the support that the government is giving us. but we believe that everything is going to be all right, because the vaccine. but mexico isn't the only country in the region. stepping up
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vaccination efforts with the army kron corona virus. very it identified in almost a dozen latin american countries. a new push for contagion prevention is underway in brazil, which just a year ago, was considered the epicenter of the pandemic in south america. vaccine drives had become among the most successful in the world. i was able to president by who, despite the fact that the president of the republic is one of the most vocal leaders against the vaccine. in brazil, the bazillion population is already used to many vaccination campaigns. and is being massively vaccinated stuff despite a long struggle to launch national vaccine programs. recent data suggests that south american countries now have the world's highest vaccination rates. world health experts have also applauded the efforts by argentina and mexico to jointly produce more doses of the astrazeneca jab seen as a milestone for vaccine accessibility. while these recent developments are hopeful,
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health authorities in the region warned, the dangers of contagion are still high, especially as the army kron variant reaches new corners of the globe. federal epidemic river is houston's dakota. 19 epidemic is substantially the same. if a ford wave will happen, because a for me grew, what we might see is a high number of cases, but the significantly low rate of hospitalization is compared to what we have in the previous waves. because of the effects of the vaccine. experts from the pan american health organization warned that the vaccine inequality continues to be a major challenge in the region. adding that several latin american countries are still far from the 50 percent vaccination threshold necessary to reach for cobra 19 immunity. manuel wrap a little al jazeera mexico city. a human rights group as accusing government forces in north with me and mar, of massacring people in destroying their homes. drone video, which matches satellite imagery, shows smoke billowing from time flying in chin stage activist churches schools and
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hundreds of homes were bombarded. but the military hasn't commented on the allegations known as r, queuing up in cape town to pay their final respects to south africa's anti apartheid icon. entrepreneur desmond tutu, is now lying in states at georgia cathedral before his funeral on new day south africa observing a week of national mourning for 22 who died 1890 on sunday. the 1st black archbishop of cape town and rose to prominence in the 1918 as an opponent of apartheid se, kaba mcguire is the anglican archbishop of cape down. he received to his body at saint georges cathedral. this is one moment i will be sort of alive because you are so popular, disgrace, my facing or your camera. but this is a sad moment, but it's christie and it's also
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a moment of grace where we say thank you lot for a live. well, leave former political photographer rashid lumber, document and much of archbishop today's life, and his fight against deposit laws in south africa. he has shed some of his experiences with our correspondent family, to mila. as a photographer, you know, one quickly relies that images can tell a story without weight, so it was important to give us images aren't just look at the late eighty's 18. 89 . there was a big piece march, richie lady in the city of cape, done. so over 60000 people, people from all walks of life was an activist and was so big that the system couldn't stop at one of my iconic images, which is preaching. and it is almost like a truss and, and i've, i've always tricia that image, which also went all over the world to it's also end off brand new. but august the end of 1989. when he heard that a group of,
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of students were held up in a church methodist church in google. it too. and he decided and they were having a 2nd and then they came out and as they came here, guess just flew all over and it was, it's such a distance at all. i could do it to use it 200 millions and i got it. and we, we cut out, but you can imagine getting the pre show on us, you know, having not to move home to move your naked does not to be seen. most important image was waiting for montana and a person to hold everyone together was due to and he was standing and keeping the crowd thousands and thousands of people. and that is the moment when mandela walked in. it was ok, mandela. but it was the archbishop view, the main unit was something like that. what's important it's, it's, it's, it's, she's left behind. i think that is critical is last, you know,
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we come in go by the legacy left behind. and this is going out of the church is just in order new people into young people. what do we do with our to arch? who's going to be the next? the voice of the people. so we'll see, you know, who comes up next. and i think they were going to morning for a long time. this should be one of the song long mornings and, and vigils. and yeah, but gosh, arch saudi arabia. king solomon has express concerns about iran's lack of cooperation on its nuclear and ballistic missiles programs. addressing the countries advisory sure council king solomon said he hopes to run will change its court negative behavior. sure. saudi and iranian officials did hold a series of direct talks really this year trying to ease tensions, but fail to make a breakthrough. the russian and us invoice to the iran nuclear talks have met on the sidelines of negotiations in vienna. moscow's representative said coordination
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between them with key to restoring the deal. iran and russia say a deal is with inside washington. those still expressing caution. teheran is looking for guarantees that sanctions on its oil sales will be lifted. and the us and russian presidents will speak on the phone on thursday as tension surrounding ukraine continues to escalate. the white house national security council has flooded my approach and requested the call with joe biden. and it comes ahead of us russian talk scheduled for next month in geneva, washington and nature countries of express their concerns about russia's military build up on the border with ukraine. it's been 10 years, believe it or not, since kim jong and became the leader of north korea. he took control in 2011 after the death of his father, kim jong il. and while his leadership style is widely criticized, few would dare to question his grip on power. how taylor was over yon reports. he became north korea's leader before turning 30 at the time many hope king jam own
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would lead the country into a new era. one though it opened the reclusive nation and its economy to the world. listen, i am wondering if i got up and stand kim's decade and power has been defined by brutal violence, nuclear weapons, and meetings with donald trump. it's my honor, we will have to work with them. it wasn't easy to get here. and all prejudices and practices worked as obstacles in a white forward. but we are became all of them. and we're here today. i'm president of meetings to gradually the nuclear rise, the north and exchange for sanctions relief, ultimately failed and threats against regional neighbors and their allies continued . you will want to join it, he will. the entire united states is within range of all nuclear weapons. and the nuclear pasa is always on my desk. but kim's fixation on nuclear weapons has come at a heavy price. the united nations and others have kept tough economic sanctions to
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ga, ga, could young, but put north korea has been working towards to huge goals, strengthening national defense and improving living standards. living situation got worse because of sanctions at the pandemic. if all hugging money, kim's appetite for international respect has led him to the global stage. but his leadership has been described as ruthless with reports of executions including against his own brother, rivals and dissidence, say, poverty, and starvation are rampant ah, to mark 10 years since the death of his father. king john ill, north koreans were reportedly band from laughing, drinking or shopping for 11 days. him now leads a political dynasty spending 3 generations. that few dare question me on this one and kim is emulating his grandfather because many people missed the past. so he tried to look at similar to his grandfather and shed tears while giving speeches.
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that's cost them. you don't get much of still unknown about the young leader, including his long term plans for north korea. katya lopez, so the young al jazeera of fire has been set, had tell straightly as old parliament house damaging the entrance of the historic building and cambra. the cause of the fire is unclear, but a group calling for improve treatment of indigenous people had been rallying outside the building now popular tourist attraction and houses the museum of australian democracy a helicopter being used to fight a forest fire in southern argentina has crushed into a lake killing 2 people. 3 weeks of 5 in patagonia, have burned large areas of forest, bad weather, and strong winds. of course that seems to spread quickly. the government declaring a national emergency for 12 months due to the fire risk funding. the risk of food shortages is on the rise in pakistan. the growing number of farmers sell off the
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ancestral land to property developers. housings in short supply as pockets on population hits for 240000000. there's more homes of bills calls are growing to slow. what is the highest rate of urban ization in south asia? mister buddhist from some of interface. and these decades old mangled trees will soon become fuel fire. cutting down tens of thousands of fruit trees has made room for more housing societies and focus on southern milton city. but farmers here who are already struggling the pandemic related locked downs and high diesel costs have made their lives more difficult, less liquid vitals out of the me data. i'm chopping them down because we don't get enough from these trees. we don't have enough to feed our families. we are selling because labor is expensive and profit very low. now it will be up to the buyer to plant new trees or build houses. all farmers who are giving up the creed, believe they're cutting old trees, which are difficult to harvest,
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and they will have no impact on mango crops. but pakistan's rapid urbanized ation is becoming a threat to its sources of food. predict fear the government doesn't have a line use policy or an urban development strategy that could improve its long term planning. focus fun for that matter is, has the highest rate of openings ation. in south asia, it is being as accelerated because of the lack of development as well because you are just populated or people are moving towards cities from really as in the need of economic opportunities. whereas the cities are not providing those kind of economic opportunities. what you'd really need to do is provide people with opportunities at the place where they live. you provide people with skills so that they can actually, you know, give benefits to their own local community. we say there are policies, but i think the policies are not holistic and not not comprehensive. it's a story repeated all over the country. it's not just the cities people are also
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moving towards doris hotspots in the north and that's rapid unchecked. growth is endangering focus on water supply as well as agriculture, with less fresh produce being grown locally. more foreign reserve is being spent on important fruits and vegetables. and that's led to a price increase. columns, famous potatoes are becoming an exotic commodity. for small scale farmers who see no profits in farming, there's no real incentive not to cash in on their land. pushy, doesn't this like the local we do, the people are moving to penn job and other parts of the country after selling the agricultural land. a good price is offline here. i know very expensive and people from urban areas of buying and paying them good money. our people are migrating from here and buying lands in other areas at cheaper rates. this scenic valley is now being overtaken by new hotels. there's no real planning for sustainability. the government says it recognizes the dangers of unchecked loss of agricultural land,
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industries, and housing societies. we have banned at the expansion of how things are hated into farmland, are farmland, which is our big basket. it's a new law and we have boston, this is hard to go down to the provinces. so the problem says, now i have to put it into legislation and then i'd like to take it down to the local government level, gets implemented. that process takes some time and, and to new laws are implemented focused on st. we'll continue to be hacked away and fund that will keep losing to concrete jungles, some of in job of the or column northern pike, son. ah, one of the are, these are the headlines. the u. s. has broken another record for infections of cove . at 19 an average of 267000 new cases every day. this past week, infections have increased 60 percent weak on weak,
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but deaths and hospital admissions do remain low. the chinese city of shyanne is battling its largest community outbreak with china's largest outbreak this year. it's report.


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