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service a deploy the city, i don't think we need to take america to try to bring people together trying to deal with people who could look beyond. for the army. kron and del to variance drive a dramatic increase in the numbers of infections across the world. line bob newman, but outside a hospital a new day. the government here hasn't both new restrictions, often alarming, slight import. 19 point ah hello, i'm emily anguish. this is al jazeera live from doha. also coming up. thousands of
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people flay their homes as wildfires destroy large swathes of land in the us state of colorado. and a temporary fix is much needed. aid is sent to thousands of refugees in men, muh, after days of fighting, we report from the ty border. 2 years ago, china told the world health organization about a new and mysterious case of pneumonia in we're hand. seeing now the pandemic is killed almost 5 and a half 1000000 people. the only chronic delta variance of coven 19 a shattering jelly infection records in the us and across europe. china has been battling to cape cove in 19 cases at 0, but now 13000000 residents in the city of shyanne have been locked down as it struggles with a new outbreak. them spots south africa says it'll eas, restrictions after infections dropped by almost 30 percent last week. the
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government believes it's past the peak fueled by on the con. but it's a different story in india where daily infections have more than doubled over the past week. experts claim the countries entering a 3rd wave for more in a story. let's bring in at pap, me missile his life for us in that new jelly. hello. they have me just how allow me the situation? wow. you know, the overall cases in india, us to lose the speed at which the heading war has a long official. the government says we are in the pud wave. it is with no hook restrictions to top the spreads. not many states has imposed nicer views, especially in light of the fact that we are new years eve today. but he deli way we off this is have been doubling at an alarming rate. so we are in was called a yellow alert to school. in amman,
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jim's shop restrictions on restaurants and public transport. now the government says it is ready for a surge that at least a $100000.00 cases a day can be handling outside the lodging, affinity during the governor. he said it can 100 up 230-0002 the other situation is in the western cape of my gosh, just it's capital lending. guess financial chapter one by hitting the site. and the government has been those restrictions on gatherings that governments say, of course, if, if the surgeon use more restrictions would be put in place. the good news is that hospitalizations and debt often stable are still much lower. but as we know, you know, these numbers tend to write only a couple of weeks after infections start to write. the government has the knowledge that the surge is going to be massive, given how valence the or mc on variance is what the goal really is. now to prevent
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the fiasco and the tragedy we thought during the 2nd way when people were dying just on the street waiting to get a hospital bed waiting and dying while waiting. so people a hearing to restrictions and mask wearing and the like, given that this is the 3rd way of infection in india, happening in the identity has been regarding 304050 new cases. so just i'm so sorry, little fiction for obvious reasons have also come in so far that people are not really reverting to the old school, the code for the following this summer. you know, people who have been impacted the move. susan, for example, schools have been 1st shot and last to open in delhi schools was shock longer because of the pollution because now these are,
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these are also not been vaccinated. that is going to partially change starting monday when children about physically with the other group of people. that is the past date is daniel as little as you know, most of them on less than a dollar a day. they only use majority of indian population, put them any restriction that they may lose their livelihood, but also getting infected is not an option because you have the least access to has good india. the 1st is also the advisor, the $64.00 people, election valleys are continuing in jazz headed for the election already in 2022 values are going on in a similar to what we saw during the dental surgery in the summer when he eventually some of them are headlined by the prime minister continued the judge are very infected millions of people. thank you very much for that update badly, mitchell alive for us on what is a very busy you jelly straight. thank you. as we mentioned earlier,
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china's battle to contain a surgeon cove in 19 factions is happening right now. it's put 13000000 people under locked down. katrina, you has the lightest from baking. well, this is china's more severe lockdown since we're hon. the city where this pandemic originated, 13000000 people for the most part, unable to leave their homes for exercise, or even to collect essential supplies. so we've had about $1200.00 cases reported since the beginning of december. the latest figures on friday was 161 new infections documented by the authorities. and we've had some residents on social media increasingly complain of that lack of access to fresh food. now this seems to be a logistical issue. this city is under tide, control, transport in and out of it is very difficult, right now most businesses have been forced to close. it's very difficult to get food delivery and residents say they're very frustrated. now the government says
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they are aware of this issue. they are trying to respond to it, but people who live the say they're not responding quickly enough. and of course, the authorities are focused on trying to control this outbreak. they're trying to get those numbers now. and over 100 cases reported every day this week, the trying to get those down to single digits in the next few weeks. the government is under enormous pressure to get this outbreak under control. they don't want to be juggling this outbreak and she on which is a city not too far from aging. it's only about 2 hours flights away, while at the same time hosting the winter olympics, which opens in february for now china say they are prepared to horse the lympics when it opens at that date, we would just ourselves in john lee john jock code that area which will be the venue for the olympics. all the facilities already, the hotels already. they will all shut to the public before january 4th, so they'll be a full month. well, all these results will be closed in order to prepare for this big event. now the
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difficulty is china is still maintaining it 0 tolerance approach to the virus of the borders will remain shot at over, is coming to china about $30000.00 to participate in the games, us athletes and the support staff, etc. they will be confined to very tightly controlled bubble, and they will not essentially be allowed to interact with the wider chinese public . so the world news now and the russian knew, as presidents have spoken for the 2nd time this month in a bit to de escalate tension over ukraine. the white house is the cold between joe biden and vladimir putin lasted 15 minutes, bought and repeated the threat of sanctions. if moscow invites ukraine. freedom responded that such a move could lead to a complete breakdown of ties between the countries. john, hindrance has moved from washington d. c. in a 50 minute conversation between us president joe biden and russian president
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vladimir putin, the 2 sides laid out their diplomatic positions over growing tensions in ukraine. that is where a 100000 russian troops are amassed on the russian side of that border. after that, talk us press secretary for the president. jim saki issued a statement saying, quote, president biden urged russia to de escalate tensions with ukraine. he made clear that the united states and its allies and partners will respond decisively if russia further invades ukraine. president biden also expressed support for diplomacy. she went on to say that the president reiterated that substantive progress in these dialogues can occur only in an environment of de escalation rather than escalation. then we have the response from the russian side assistant to president vladimir putin. uri you shock, i've said one conclusion was underscored if the security negotiations are successful, it should naturally lead to certain normalization of relations and perhaps an
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improvement in bilateral relations. the conversation with entirely focused on issues of security guarantees instead. and he went on to say that these conversations will continue at a lower level in europe in january. the russian position is clear. it wants to, once i legally bindings guarantee that ukraine will never enter nato when it wants to make sure that later weapons are never stationed in ukraine or other buffer countries around russia. the u. s. position is that that is a decision between ukraine and nato. and it can't be decided in bilateral talks between the us and russia. ship the u. s. is also threatened economic sanctions against russia if it were to invade ukraine with all of those troops amassed on the border, president putin says that would cause a rupture in relations. in the us, state of colorado, hundreds of homes have been destroyed off to wild fires, driven by high winds, engulfed to cities need. denver is being described as
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a life threatening situation. tens of thousands of people have been told to leave the affected areas immediately. the strong winds are reported to have brought down power lines leading to several grass fires in the area. gusto, hunger bridge had miles an hour in this liar. oh, the older than ours. very little time to get out. very little time. you been just the motion? way and yes, go process with rebuild was still ahead on al jazeera u. s. troops had ended their combat mission. a new rug of is still opposition to the few remaining on the ground. will tell you why. and south africans q for a 2nd day to pay tribute to archbishop desmond tutu as his body lies in states in
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cape town. ah hello good to see the big story crowd. syrup continues to be that mild surgeon there. let me show you what's going on london. we've got you in for 15. i mean, the numbers here are way out of whack brussels at 14, that warm air, extending toward the east, slightly to see some showers in warsaw with a high of 9 and look even minced above freezing at 2 we could keep talking about these mild temperatures. but of course, there's other weather as well. we've got some rain over denmark, potentially heavier bursts in copenhagen with the hiv 10 degrees. also a few showers for edinburgh, but you're in the double digits as well. and for the south of spain, we've got temperatures in the twenty's here, seville 22. lisbon. i think you'll get to 20 as wall in port to 23, with an abundance of sunshine. after the bulk ins we got cloud drifted around here,
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but temperature is also above average for this time of the year. ferry f. o. 10 belgrade, 13 sophia at 8. now we're all the energy is the action over the eastern med here. we've got an area of low pressure that swirling around some rain over a cypress southern sections of turkey into the northeast of libya and also northern areas of egypt. so that's going to put a cap on temperature. so for a cairo, just the high of 16 degrees on friday, but by saturday you'll start to dry off. that's it. ceasing the frank assessments this crisis, please continue to recon luca sion, even though perhaps he believes in the beginning that it was informed opinions like the whole edition will now be under incredible pressure from the young people. that is one of the most types of things come out of this critical debate. do you think
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a should be facilitated? not sure. okay, i think, right. it's a really simple question. let's give tommy a child wants inside story on our jazeera ah, the hello. are you watching al jazeera, i'm emily, anguish reminder about health stories this hour. the panoramic has killed almost 5 and a half 1000000 people since the virus was reported in the chinese city of 2 years ago. the global infections have had a record high over the past 7 days. with more than a 1000000 detectives, on average each day. the u. s. and russian presidents in spoken for the 2nd time this month in a bit to de escalate tensions ukraine turbine and repeated this threat of sanctions
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. if moscow invites your crime, let me put it responded that such a move could lead to a complete breakdown of ties. and hundreds of homes have been destroyed in the u. s . state of colorado. after a while fi as driven by high winds and go to cities, new denver is being described as a life threatening situation. tens of thousands have been told to leave their homes immediately. aid is being sent from thailand to refugees in the emma as a violence, the, the border east over the past. 48 hours, but ethnic cower and fighters. ma'am, i say they're only negotiated ceasefire if all government troops leave areas where fighting has taken place. tiny chang reports from the border of thailand and me in bags of rice and beans, loaded up from a warehouse in the title of mess up its emergency aid desperately needed by people
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who fled from fighting inside mamma. the relief package has been put together by local businessmen who come from mamma. but live here in thailand, they're doing it because no one else will. this is say, your name, our job. and we're, we're just like a small groups and we grassroot, we have not many capacity of like funding we're, you know, the gathering these kind of but operating in me, emma is complicated. first volunteers have to negotiate with tied border guards, helpful, but whose 1st priority is security. then a call to a local contact on the other bank in men. ma. well, they're coming across the river now to get the supplies mirror boxes, events the little, some water and see so that with more than 10000 people displaced inside mamma. this is only a very temporary fix. on the high side, everyone retreats behind to take the barrier and not to cope with 19 protocols. the
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swimmers then load the precious cargo on to make shift rafts, the water shallow. so bearing it across the river isn't hard. that they can't afford to lose anything. looks of relief on the opposite bank and not just because of the food fighting between government troops and the ethnic current fighters has eased over the last 2 days. and the time military say that confident me will step back eventually because i got a little all this time. we've always received good cooperation when it comes to asking them to stop so that there won't be any threat to the safety of ties and their property. and the current fighters on so sure they've been in conflict with me, amazon me for decades. and as little trumps, i know we don't trust the cease fire. they've been destroying villages killing villages and leaving on the ashes. so how can you trust them or not? how can you have a cease fire? all of that bad news for more than 5000 refugees on the high side. then now
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assembled in one camp over the tile stores. his are installing infrastructure, suggesting an extended stay. that could mean it will be weeks if not months before they can cross these hills and return home. tony chang al jazeera. on the time, ma'am ma border. a group of ranger refugees who spent almost a month at say, in a damaged boat and now in quarantine in indonesia, $105.00 people, mainly women and children were allowed to do some back in a chain. they will be moved into temporary housing. once health checks has been completed, indonesia initially had to turn the boat away, but then allowed it to land following international pressure. the us and us have condemned the killing of at least 4 protest is by security forces in sudan that was shot during a crackdown on nationwide protests. in some cities, security forces used to get to disperse crowds for more than 2 months. pro
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democracy activists in sudan has the matching against the military, which sees power in october more as in south africa paying their final respects to anti pott. i'd hero desmond tutu cape towns at 1st. black arch bishop has been lying in state in saint george's cathedral in the laid up to his funeral on saturday. gillian wolf reports from k. o honoring desmond tutu with song and praise. oh, hundreds flocked to saint george's cathedral where the archbishop once preached his message of peace and reconciliation. inside the revered anti apartheid hero lies in states. people of all ages, class and creed sharing the hope of passing on the icons, torch to future generations to come. it was a big person, it changed
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a lot of lives and even affected a lot of logs. and i feel it's important that you have your paternity to come through per your respects and your carry that message forward and to future generations will always remember, you know, how to treat each other little earlier in the day, his coffin was welcomed by the congregation. he arched with the family 1st care to prayer, other mourners to follow. the cathedral is engraved in south africa's history books as the people's church for keeping its doors open to all races during the apartheid era. the pulpit became a platform of power from where the freedom fighters spoke out against all injustices and oppression. eventually helping topple the brutal regime and bringing democracy to a nation. desperate for the end of white rule, the nobel peace prize winner will lie in state allowing mourners to pay tribute and reflect upon his legacy until his funeral on new year's day. or he was everything
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to us. people reign, excite people in vain. robin island, if the country was bending. he was a hope at the time, and hasting to hope to day. the simplicity of the services mirroring his selfless nature. crowds are expected to flow into cape town, saint george's cathedral, until the archbishop is finally laid to rest. and with just a simple glance, you can see that they represent the very bramble nation that desmond tutu forth so hard to serve. i'm also not that the i'm no more my dad just hope that the younger folk, the children will take heed from what he's done and try and stand fool, fool, fool, fool for the truth. stand for what is right and it'll turn out bit before then. oh,
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a faith in the nation's youth, the desmond tutu so deeply shared join wolf, al jazeera cape town. iran says ongoing talks in vienna to revive the 2015 nuclear deal are making satisfactory progress. barn al jazeera has been told an agreement with well pal is, is still far off based, deep disagreement. i have a tie. rod's demand for us sanctions to be lifted immediately. us led forces formally ended their combat mission in iraq earlier this month. if it feels president jo biden's promised to stop the operation which began in response to the rise of iso. by the conclusion of the year, the remaining troops have switched to advisory and training roles. but as mom old abdel why had reports from baghdad, they present raises the threat of further anti american attacks. a change of mission for the remaining
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u. s. forces in iraq. instead of being on frontline combat missions, 2 and a half 1000 us personnel, and a 1000 troops from the international coalition forces, have switched to training and advising their iraqi or lies the transition deal. and i said earlier, this month was sealed in july by iraqis, prime minister, most of all called me, and he s a president joe biden to huddle. it stimulates that u. s. troops were to stick to only training iraqi forces and exchanging intelligence while the heavy duel and battle himself rock. both iran and the united states supported us in the war against terrorism, but they mustn't use our soil to settle scores. we can't let any of these parties target our people. we've addressed that message to all through diplomacy and the strategic dialogue which stressed maintaining iraq's sovereignty saralitos with a gradual downsizing view as troops was already happening on the orders of former
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president donald trump. but brooks he wore in the region, has been fermented by conflict between iran and the u. s. iraq. his prime minister muscle cousin is facing increasing pressure from army groups and their political wings, which are allied to iran. they reject any u. s. foothold in iraq. no matter what the role is, a pro iranian onward group sounded this warning, and the mulatto hurtled. what the in her to it in any u. s. military prisons in the country is considered an occupation, but we will go by asked number 51 of the wing chair, sir, which gives nations the right to resist any military presence on valence the fore. we will take up arms and fight them along as we did before. harry, on the telephone, the conflict has escalated since the killing of an iranian commander classroom sleigh manny. now bomb added more hand is a leader of iraq,
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so popular mobilization forces. and he as the june attack need, but that a port last january that triggered the iraq's house of representatives to pass a resolution demanding the old foreign troops leave the country. u. s. personnel, along with coalition forces used several military bases across iraq. since the u. s . led invasion in 2003 to depose saddam hussein. the foreign forces played a major role in the fight against i. sil, which occupied some parts of a rock before its defeat in 2017. now with the resurgence of isolate sleeper cells in some areas, as well as iranian intervention, the question is whether the pentagons mission shift will have an operational impact . ma'am with abdullah hedge al jazeera, but that as another year draws to an end to take
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a look back at some of the most important elections in 2021. and how those planned for the new year will shape the news agenda. he's our latin america. it is that they're seeing you in the world's most powerful country, a sharp turn away from right wing populism, you know, duration of democrat joe biden. donald trump became the 1st outgoing president in modern who was history not to attend. but 2 weeks before the inauguration, many of trumps loyal supporters attacked the united states capital building in washington, following an unsuccessful bid by trump to overturn his defeat. to day, we celebrate the triumph mother of kennedy. what of a cause? the cause of democracy, the people, the world, the people has been heard and the world the people has been here. for the 1st time, a bi racial woman camel harris was elected as the u. s. vice president are showing
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in what many c as a milestone across the atlantic, the end of in europe. after 16 years of leading her country and europe, german chancellor angle america decided that it was time to step down after general elections. she was replaced earlier this month by allah schultz, a social democrat. this coming year could see more changes in europe, incumbent french president in manuel in my conch is expected to face strong competition. in april. the leader of the right wing national rally party marine lipper has launched her 3rd bid for the presidency. she 2 faces stiff competition from afar. right? candidate air exam her who has been compared to donald trump in hungry right wing nationalist victor, oregon has held officers prime minister for the last 11 years. and in april he to face a strong electoral challenge. 2021 was marked by an alarming number of kuda taz
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and growing authoritarianism. there were coups in molly and guinea, a military takeover in sudan, an unsuccessful co attempt to niger and an arbitrary transfer of power in chad. in the new year, kenya and angola will hold general elections and marley will see if the transitional authorities do, in fact hold elections as promised. in the middle east, serious president bashar al assad obtain 95 percent of the vote in the reelection that was widely described as fraudulent. while in iran ultra hard liner, abraham racy was declared the winner in an election that saw the lowest turn out in iranian history. in latin america, 2021 was a turbulent year with nicaragua, leader, daniel ortega assuring his reelection last month after disqualifying and arresting the vast majority of his would be competitors ah, but a neighboring honduras,
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seal matter. castro, the wife of a former president who was ousted in 2009, was elected as the country's 1st woman president. a year ended with a 35 year old former left wing student leader. gabrielle bought each elected in chile with the largest number of votes in history. there's no indication that the regions more authoritarian governments will be less so in the new year. but after a decade long swing to the right, the election of gabriel burridge in chile could signal the beginning of the new shift back to the left in the continent, starting with latin, america's largest country, brazil. the new year will it populist conservative president jade bull sonata against his arch political foe. we see now, sir, lula da silva, brazil's left wing, former president, whose prison conviction for corruption was overturned in april, and was now leading in the polls. but they were also compete against the man who
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sent lula to prison. former anti corruptions are said, your mortal. columbia could also shift from the right to the left. in may bull's put former bulletin mer, gustavo petro, in the lead. south korea will hold presidential elections in the new year, but perhaps the most attention will be on the philippines, where current president rodrigo, to death day, could be replaced by ferdinand marcus junior. the son of the country's former dictator. and that this daughter, sarah, who's running as his vice president, there's concerned that the ticket aims to perpetuate their respective political dynasties. to see a newman al jazeera santiago, ah, hello, are you watching out his ear? and these are the stories we're following this hour. the pandemic has killed almost 5 and a half 1000000 paypals.


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