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facing environmental and cultural change, ah al jazeera well joined the regulars on board with turkeys she and kaya bus analogies era ah, civilians freed from a b. c, sale plan deniable had to safety in the ukrainian control city of shopper, asia, after enjoying weeks of russian bombardments. ah, hello. this is al jazeera alive from doha. i'm falling back t ball also coming up according to the ukrainian or me russian forces or preparing for a major offensive. and they are increasingly talking areas like this one well behind
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before lloyd. we report from east in ukraine where russia is making steady advances ahead of a major push in the dumbass region. now in use in new zealand, orders are reopened for international tourists after 2 years. and muslims around the world celebrate the holiday of adolf hitler and mocking the end of the fasting month of ramadan. for after nearly 2 months under seizure goober civilians has left a steel works in the ukrainian city of mary paul president brought him. he is lensky says about a 100 civilians, afrin fried the u. n. n red cross are coordinating the safe passage operation with ukrainian and russian forces. alexia ryan has the details, crawling out of the rubble of muddy poles as of style steel plant and finally on their way to safety. these people have been sheltering and bankers and tunnels
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underneath the complex, as it came under continuous bombardment by russian forces. i mean, we've been waiting here for 2 months. they tell how they were running out of food the, the will say, other children always wanted to eat. you know, adults can wait. programs with the man filming this video, released by ukraine's as off battalion says they're trying to get people out while the russians aren't shooting. the evacuation was part of what the united nations called a safe passage operation during a temporary cease fire agreed by russia and ukraine. lusciously emerged to day. finally, we managed to stop you back. you ation of the people from as up star, after many weeks of negotiations and many different meetings, people were calls, countries proposals. finally, there was not a single day that we didn't try to find a solution to ensure the safe rescue of those people up to
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a 1000 civilians and 2000 ukrainian fighters. i believe to have ended up inside the plant surrounded by russian forces in the last ukrainian held territory. and the port city people who were evacuated, spoke of the terror they experienced and of having to live in darkness for more than 60 days. because when the shell started landing out of a star, i thought my heart would stop and i would not survive it. a ukrainian commander still in the bunker says there's not enough water. and the s tales of decomposing bodies. ja du sir? sure. oh, glad separate. all that, sir, i hope the evacuations will continue. hope our government and a 3rd party, the un mission, the red cross will all try to evacuate all civilians, not only from the plans, but from mario, poland, general. i also hope to evacuate all the injures and kills who have accurate all soldiers who are here now. it will be what there's. some of those evacuated went to the russian health village of busy men, others headed to ukrainian territory. the city of separation. matter,
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your port authority say a 100000 people will remain and what's left of the city with hundreds more below ground at the steel works. a factory that's become a symbol of ukrainian resistance. alex here brian al jazeera and al jazeera hold abdel hamid is in. zachary cher way vacuum is from mario, paul, our heads. why we're still waiting for the iraqis of the as of steel plant that are being brought it here at some point, maybe today by you and, and the international red cross. however, we are in this parking lot where the others are going to arrive, but a group of evacuees have arrived this morning on their own. actually we spoke to many of them they come from or you know, they come from. so they basically organize themselves to try to get out of those areas as quick as possible. you can still see here on the card. i have written clearly marked the children on board. they have here little white cloth to also
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make the point a diesel civilians trying to evacuate for the was coming out of the as of celsius factory. we know a group of them has made it out about a $120.00. those are the ones coordinated by d, u n n d national red cross, but at the moment they still didn't make it out of them. are you area is also very complicated for them specially that you know, all the men of fighting age. they're not going to be allowed to leave that as a factory. some of that we, we, we preview, we think is information that i called confirming that some of the civilians who are in the chapter. and they're all families of either workers from the company, or maybe even some families of some of the soldiers. so they're going to have to leave behind their loved ones. and they're going to have to try to go somewhere. probably get a good dress because they have been 2 months underground to explosions have been
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heard in russia's belgrade region near the border with ukraine. no casualties have been reported. it follows a fire at a military site there on sunday. similar fires and explosions that russian military bases of raised suspicions of sabotage or ukrainian attacks. meanwhile, russia has been intensifying attack seemed at seizing more territory in easton ukraine. that's the new frontline. the town of drove were pill yeah, was targeted on saturday. 7 people were injured when a residential building was struck out there. a chance. stratford has more on the east and offensive from dover. pia the russian missile slammed into the grilled only reaches away from this book. reflects who knows how many people would have been killed? could it be the direct hit? another attack was pulled vladimir putin so called special operation in ukraine wrecking civilian lives. even from the doors deep inside the building buckled on
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to the force of last. good miller, who has lived here in the eastern tailed gopro polio for more than 50 years, or for he trusted sin. i live here alone, miserable. my husband was killed mining coal and my son died. i had gone out for a walk when it hit. i know how lucky i am to be alive, but i have virtually nothing left. how can i live on? i don't know. that old firmly portrait lies among the rubble. the books her deceased husband used to read, stand the destroy bookcase. family members have come to help. look. miller clear. the debrief olga holds a chunk of shrapnel she found on the sitting room floor floor there was the giant. yeah. why did they hit here? this is a residential apartment block. why, for what are the tanks here? are the soldiers, this is not a battlefield. we have
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a school here and kindergarten. civil defense teams attached policy sheets to one of luke villas, destroyed when those other residents throw the remnants of their belongings on the pavement below. only 7 people suffered minor injuries explosion. it's incredible that nobody was killed in this attack and it comes at a time when, according to the ukrainian army, russian forces are preparing for a major offensive. and they are increasingly attacking areas like this one. well behind the front line, close by a vast crater skulls, the woodland where another missile exploded. the cranium military says russian forces a gradually increasing the intensity of their offensive and eastern ukraine. saturday wallpaper hangs in shawls from lou miller's kitchen wall. she says she hopes the ukrainian army can keep russian forces back. she doesn't know what she will do if
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they comb telstra for al jazeera, the little pillar, easton ukraine. usaa sneak and nancy below seas in poland to meet its president to day after her visit to ukraine. hello, she made a trip to key on sunday where she promised america would back ukraine until victory . allen fishery force immediately. okay. second in line to the u. s. president st. nancy pelosi is the highest rank in u. s. official to visit ukraine. the speaker of the house lead a congressional delegation to keep and spend 3 hours with the ukrainian president vladimir zalinski. he will not be bullied by bullies. if they making threats, you cannot back down. that's my view of it that you were there for the fight. and you cannot, you cannot sold to a bully were in the us delegation, discussed the big 3 issues for the ukrainians, security,
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humanitarian support and financial aid. we need this bills for ukraine's fight for freedom. president joe biden has already announced a new $33000000000.00 a package. senate leader chuck schumer says they're going after russian president vladimir putin's friends and allies in the legislation of the 33000000000. i will be adding provisions that allow us to go after the oligarchs take their money and send it right to ukraine. this is the kind of stuff we're talking about. yas mansions, at the moment you can seize assets and fries them. new legislation would make it easier to susan cell. funnelling the money back to your cream. it's a tactic used against organized crime in the us. there will be processes and protections in place to further unwarranted seizures. now, one of the things that humor and his team are talking about are having an expedited review process. are there any appeals could be made quickly,
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the senate could start moves on the new package this week. the house is on a break, but could push through any legislation quickly with the support from both parties. joe biden could have a bill to sign within 2 weeks. i will for sure, i'll just either washington. let's take a look at some of the days. other news now and new zealand has opened its borders to tories for the 1st time in nearly 2 years. travelers from about 60 countries can now visit without having to isolate or quarantine. but they'll need to be vaccinated against corona's eyes and test themselves after they arrive usina and impose some of the strictest lanton measures in the world. after the pandemic started in 2020 early i spoke to rebecca ingram, who's the chief executive of tourism industry. our tara, she says it's great use for the industry, but ill probably take at least 2 years to fully recover. we are hopeful batch, our high vaccination practice, and the health response that we have head over the last 2 years will provide us
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with additional resilience as new covariance naturally image. undoubtedly our health response and museum and save lives. but it also had a significant impact on the tourism industry here. tourism in new zealand was our number one export in 2019 and employed about 225000 museum vendors. and that's now down 65000 though there are 65000 new dealers who were employed in tourism in 2019 and now not a 3rd. this is a fantastic opportunity for us to rebuild and also provide opportunity for you to live work in a joy and a country like many countries in the world we are experiencing in the fashion at the moment. members of tourism industry out to who i present very much focused on offering those people who choose easy land for a holiday. once in a lifetime experience. and we can't wait to welcome people back and to give people
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the sort of new zealand welcome that we asked for famous for. still ahead on the program. we look at how muslims in afghanistan are mocking ease, while facing extreme poverty and hunger, and indigenous people fighting for their land in the philippines, we look at the dangers they face and defending their environment. ah, the journey has begun. the faithful world cup is on its way to cat hook your cattle package today. i think the word disappointing might be used for many in europe. today's weather, it's cloudy, typically st. optically wet for most people, at least not in the north. now, does it warm nor cold? so darcy overall picture that 17 in london about 16 in stockroom. but if you look for the south in the particular, i'm thinking of spain and portugal. well, attempt is dropped several degrees in the last 24 hours. and rain is now on the
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scene, so if you're closing and just jump ahead a day, the still rain, they're pretty stormy weather potentially in the western medicine barracks showers or overcast wet weather right down to south goes to malaga. italy's look a little bit when there is rain through france, bit as snow, but not that much doubt, the top of the peaks, the eastern alps and it's a little bit dryer in croatia, but the still rain around that's true in greece. but the driving force of what was in eastern europe for lisa se this lo here. my back on the monday forecast here, i want to show you once again the strength of wind and the dust or the sandstone likely in, for example, libya and then egypt. of course the sand all the way south, but the seasonal showers that we will watch for in west africa are making their way up into what has been very hot. so hell with temperatures in the middle to high forties recently. that'll be dampen down because a significant child now a long way north official and i of the journey
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the stage is set and it's time for a different approach. one that is going to challenge the you think it was war inevitable? i just want the started to please don't if they're not doing the right thing. let's leave simplicity to the headlines. join me as i take on the lars dismantled misconceptions and to be the contradictions. do we have a real democracy here in the united states regional reporting? it's a really cool insurgency, our mark lamarr hill, and it's time to get up front right here on al jazeera. ah ah, welcome back. our top stories on the al jazeera, about 100 civilians have been freed from a be see still works in merrier poll after hiding underground for nearly 2 months.
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the u. n. n red cross coordinating the operation with ukranian and russian forces. russia, meanwhile, is intensifying attack, same bus truck and museum, and has opened its borders to tourists. for the 1st time in nearly 2 years travellers from about 60 countries can now visit without the need to. i think suggestions for political reform fight is using emergency powers to rule after sacking the government in suspending parliament in what his opponents are called. the united nations secretary general is on a tour of states in west africa. antonio terrace is visiting synagogue, the share and nigeria is worn, that russia in big bold have been displaced. nicholas huck has more from the car inside this bakery and downtown the car is a long queue of people trying to get a loaf of bread more. he was here too, at the pump, in this gas station for the visiting un secretary general antonio good terrorist. this may be the beginning of the consequences of the russia ukraine crisis,
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more shortages of fuel rising prices of commodities. and he's warning traders, especially in africa. and general terraces meeting president, he was also the chair of the african union, they'll be discussing the said back in democracy in the region. there's been a number of who is whether it be in molly bertina more recently and then guinea, they're the military leaders have just to know that they wants to stay in power for another 39 months. he'll be visiting new air and jerry next but not malia home to the biggest and most expensive un operation. tensions are rising there between you and human rights investigators and the 1000000 authorities over allegations of torture, extra digital killing from molly enforces, as well as a russian fighters linked to the wagner's. and the reason for his visit is also to remind authorities here and also the millions of people that are suffering both
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from humanitarian crisis and displacement of the need for the you and presence in the region. increasingly there will be more operations here. most then around the world are celebrating the 1st day of eat, our pitcher mocking the end of the holy month of ramadan. thousands of palestinians of attended praise at the axim os. compound tension has been high in recent weeks. falling cations by far right altro, national jewish course. stephanie deck of reports from the entrance to the compound in occupies east jerusalem. the mayor, prayer is about to take place were outside the entrance of the alex amalia compound and lions gate. and as you can see, a sort of relevant from thousands of thousands of people have been arriving here throughout the morning, starting from around 4 o'clock in the morning. now making their way inside the
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compound to carry out their prayers to none that they done up. net and we always prayed to god for peace and to lift the suffering of our youth. and we had a lot of people killed many martyrs. sadness is killing a hot spots. it's thanks to god who gave a said to celebrates with happiness and to also pray for peace with a small misses jamini. so he'd prayers have finished and have paul sto without incident. you can now see the large crowd making their way out of the, along the most compound. they'll be heading home, spending the next 3 days celebrating ead with their families that have been tensioned here over the last couple of weeks, particularly when it comes to the access of the far right. ultra nationalist, jewish groups accessing deluxe amongst compound and calling for the right to prayer, sometimes even actively attempting prayers on the site. this is forbidden, under the status quo, which is agreed upon between israel and jordan, which is the custodian of the site and seen qsi provocative to palestinians. interesting. on the political level. jordan,
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israel will be meeting after he'd to discuss this exact point. you've also had have mass lead are yes, in law. add to that same deluxe is a red line and this can no longer continue, but away from politics. it's a day that's paused very peacefully, tundra foul, who's making their way here to attend 8 prayers. as we said earlier, now we'll be heading home to celebrate with our families. indonesia has the world's largest muslim population in thousands of attended prayers outside your contest. main mosque. millions also traveled to their home towns to celebrate that fat to the government lifted a ban on trees on people traveling home for eat in afghanistan, poverty, acute hunger and unemployment and making it difficult for many to celebrate. eat, farrah herat reports. it's not a holiday for afghans waiting by the roadside hoping to be given a job. 40 years of war, economic decline, severe poverty, and the worst drought in decades has force many afghans on to the streets,
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not knowing where their next meal will be. oh wrong them has been without work for months. the bricklayers resorted to begging out of desperation. while his children tried to sell plastic bags or what i got them by good guy gardener. i used to in good money, but now there's no work. the change of government made the situation a lot worse when we go door to door asking to help with kicked out. but sometimes i'm just looking for a piece of bread while are gonna double clinically. the taliban take over of afghanistan last august. first, nearly 3 quarters of a 1000000 people from their homes. you ins, refugee agency says the country is facing the world's worst humanitarian crisis. enemy go mac, but i you to his line to the pockets of the occupiers, the u. s. and politicians for more than 20 years. and now the age they're giving like a sack of flour or 5 kilo's of oil can't cure the pain of our country. we want them
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to assist by providing job opportunities and economic relations. afghans are drowning in the oceans to get to europe and dying in the snowy mountains of turkey, just to find work. the united nations estimates that more than half the population of $24000000.00 afghans are facing acute food shortages. that's a 30 percent increase from last year and one step away from famine. you know, when you meet people like i have one, i'm out across the country that have tell that tell me that they have never had to come to the viet p b for, for, for food assistance. their lives have just been devastated with the loss of job you know, unable to feed their children. i've never seen a situation deteriorate as quickly. and as up the scale that i've witnessed over the last it to 9 months last month, you and launched the largest 8 appeal ever for
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a country of more than $5000000000.00. and you and appealed last week to the 900 states. the end it's freeze on our scan for an asset agency saves, they don't receive international support soon. and afghan histones hunger crisis will go from bad to worse. and then they'll have to choose between who gets one layer of bread or to sort of hide it's al jazeera. as 6 they protest march in sri lanka has ended timed to end in the capital on international labor day. demonstrators warms from the central city of candy to colombo, calling for the calling for the presidents resignation. now fernandez reports so many shalon codes of tradition of what is the or media this year was all about getting rid of the roger pox, the government. thousands of people joined a 60 march from candy to colombo, organized by the mean opposition. somebody, john about vega, baby isn't it?
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but i mean, we can't watch this any longer. honestly. why do people have to suffer such hardship? there's no food. no getting. the mother is in one queue. the father isn't the mother. and the church are in more queues. i never expected this. the demands and the posters are familiar. go to go home, they read, give us stolen money back enough of fooling the people now leave looking glass crowds from across sri lanka, join marchers who converged on a road leading to an independence monument. many are struggling to make ends meet since the price of food medicine, fuel and cooking guess increase between $30.00 and a 100 percent. shortages are common either because of supply issues or holding by some traders. inflation he 30 percent in april. the main opposition says the government has no choice but to resign. no pry of the matter is brought up or home that may be asking the president of o rehab provider,
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dignified very much that can be done. a constitutional rep executive president say it's about it. and you're going to a polymer. chris is about big america says if the roger contra brothers, who hold the presidency and try minister shipping, take this option, people will get off the streets. and the challenge of improving the economy can be addressed. protested who have surrounded the president's office for more than 20 days, say successive governments in independence have new to the country. but the accused, the raj boxes of severely mismanaging the economy, resulting in depleted foreign deserves at a time of a global financial crisis. prompted by the pandemic houses of sher luncheons are continuing to speak out like these marchers who have been walking for more than 100 kilometers. they're demanding the roger box or brothers and the government resign and insist they won't be fooled by the government's attempts to avoid solving the
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crisis. mina fernandez, audra 0 colombo to the philippines now where territorial dispute that lead to violence against indigenous activists in the south has highlighted the dangerous face by environmental defenders. please say the group was trespassing and ignored a warning shot as jemila alan doug and reports from bo kid, non province. the activists want the next administration after upcoming election is to offer them greater protection. although he was ugly, they are from them. a noble quillen young tribe considered one of the very 1st inhabitants in the southern region of them in the now, but that orlando anglo and his clan have lived on this road side for many years now . they hope to take back more than a 1000 hector's of land. now privately owned that once belonged to their ancestors . they were shot out by gun men, despite having written government permission to reclaim their land shall eat the dell. so cora was shot together with 3 other men. are both. i mean,
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out of me now. good though. now the gun men came from nowhere and started shooting at us. when i fell in love, i thought what sort of life do we leave up or learn more of those ellen? oh, we've been around for 5 years. who believe that the dirt this administration to help us? no one is here to protect us. more people here don't see us as a human beings. for them. we are garbage. also, the monopolies were also attacked a 5 years ago when their leader will not allow, was shot dead. his killing remains unresolved. the story of my nope will a new and it's a story that is repeated many times over. according to the international group, the global witness. the philippines is the deadliest country for land defenders across the asian continent. and men to now holds the highest number of recorded killings. when president rodrigo to 30 was worn into office in 2016,
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he vowed to defend the point of indigenous peoples and the environment. but at least the 160 environmental defenders were killed between 20162020. a shocking increase. so many, even for a country long accustomed to violence, the tribes people killed often spoke out against illegal logging, mining, and dam projects. climate change is also a threat extreme where they're also devastating bonding rebel communities. and many filipinos hope that after detector retires in july, the next administration will shift its focus and protect indigenous peoples considered by some here to be the last line of defense against climate breakdown. jamila, dog and i'll just 0 book hidden province southern philippine people living in the us state of new mexico are evacuating as firefighters. battle the nation's largest active wildfires. at least 12 are burning in the know the biggest started in cars,
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canyon east of santa fe. official say this become harder to contain after 2 large files merged a week ago. about 42000 hector's, of most the farmland has been burned. ah ha, again, i'm fully battle with the headlines on al jazeera, about a 100 civilians have been freed from a besieged, still works in mary a poll after living nearly 2 months on the ground. many of the evacuees are expected to go to the city of zap, alicia, the un and red cross are leading the operation with ukranian and russian forces, who dr. hamid has more we're still waiting for the rockies of the as of style steel plot are that have been brought here at some point maybe today by the un.


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