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i'm a firm and you are reporting from brazil. chevron to tribe is protecting biodiversity co, defending themselves against the legal invaders. both bride ornell jazeera, the world cup is coming to counter in just 3 months. as the main event gets closer, we get every step of the way hello, i'm janet ezra with updates from teams and plans across the glove. things can expect some strong support here in touch with the spotlight now on europe. come france clean back to back world cup victory is all will put your goals. christiano . rinaldo finally get his hat of a trophy to well comp count on al jazeera. ah, the syrian military says israel has attacked the port city of tattoos and were rural areas outside damascus with at least 3 sanchez date.
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ah, hello, i'm emily anguish. this is algy, they are alive from doe house are coming up. funerals are held for some of the victims of a fire at a coptic christian church in egypt. at least 41 people, including many children, died trying to escape at least one person killed and more than 30 injured in a huge explosion in our many as capital yerevan and a market where fireworks were stormed. and wilting, sunflower is patched crops, and nationwide water restrictions as france enjoys its worst drought since records began. ah, welcome to the graham we begin in syria where explosions have been reported in the
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port city of time to time media says israel attacked targets in the area and they were very and things were intercepted by syrian and defenses. there are also reports is riley fighter jets, launched myself towards syria, from lebanese a space series, military says 3 soldiers have been killed. tattoos is where a congress ship carrying grain exports from ukraine is due to arrive. santa holder has worn this from bay roach. well here yet stay television was reporting attacks on targets in the coastal city of talk to us and the damascus countryside. it didn't say what the targets were, but it is saying that 3 soldiers were killed in 2 were injured and blaming as well for those strikes. now this will not be the 1st time. they blame israel for such an attack. it's not the 1st time syria reports such an attack and the way the response
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has been no comment is waiting. military usually doesn't comment on these individual operations, but it's really politicians have acknowledge time. and again, over recent years, really that they've been targeting bases of iranian allied groups, groups like the, the lebanese has been which, which operates in syria. and in recent months, they have even targeted the port in the coastal city of lots of kia and damascus airport. in fact, the runway said damascus airport, we're deemed unusual, unusable for weeks. now as well does not hide the fact that it's gold in syria is to prevent it from entrenching itself apparently. and it won't tolerate any iranian presence on the border. and it also wants to stop any weapons transfer sophisticated weapons to has been enabling 11 on this all comes and it's
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heightening tensions in the region between iran and israel. such attacks usually can find but the risk of further escalation is there for israel is really that the biggest goal is to prevent iran from creating a base on its border in syria. the way that it's been on has the law now has a very strong position. funerals are being held for some of the $41.00 painful killed in a fire at a cop to christian church in the egyptian city of gazer. the blind started during the sunday mass service, thousands of people were in the building at the time the church entrance was blocked by flames, causing a stand paid. most of those killed with children. investigate a suspect, an electrical fault started the fire saying that's robbie has moved the dozens dead and dozens injured after a fire caused a stampede among worshippers at
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a cop to christian church in the egyptian city of diesel. the, the incident happened as thousands gathered for morning most at the abusive theme. church were not very, i saw people jumping from the upper floor, suffocation suffocation. all of them did so many did, and there are children. we didn't know how to get to them. we didn't know who some this is or whose daughter that is as possible. jesus sits at the southern edge of the greater cairo area. one of the most densely populated places in the world. dilapidated infrastructure means accidental fires are common, made more likely due to the record high temperatures across the region. some of the fire in a booster fin church thought to have been caused by a faulty air conditioner. but not to go up. we started to see from the outside that the smoke was getting bigger and people were wanting to jump from the upper floor of the building of the church to the next one. then we went inside and found the children and we started to take the bodies out. in the aftermath of the incident,
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the president of the father of cc announced the mobilization of quote, all states services to ensure that all measures are taken. the prosecutor's office has also opened an investigation. where can i conveyed the president's condolences and my condolences to the religious leaders of the church, the families of the dead and injured people? we need them to know that we're standing with them and standing by them. some of the injured were firefighters, the blaze blocked in exit trapping churchgoers and causing the stampede. according to eye witnesses, most of those killed were children. then bas robbie algebra. sorry, kiera is the founder and director of the european north african sanders the research. she says the fire has devastated one of cases, poor communities. the safety measures are not so good if you actually take a look on the location of the chairs, it's in a very small, it's what that's why i mentioned it's one of the oldest neighborhoods in k row
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because it's a very small st. safety measure is none, unfortunately, and the building is not supposed to be packed with a lot of a citizens in such a way with lack of safety measures. of course, we are in summer vacations and a lot of children of families in egypt. you know, families in egypt are religious by nature. either most of them are christians, they send their children to the church and the morning just for a little quite to her environment in the house. and that's why it was packed with children, unfortunately. and it's, it's, it's one of the neighborhoods of the poor neighborhoods as well with that, that's why the tragedy is even bigger and well. authorities here have run into that accident place. of course, we've such fires or anything related to churches all with huge importance in cairo
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. because uh, we had instance of terrorism before and so on, but unfortunately it wasn't an electricity accident and there are still fire men there, the national security course revising, camera and everything, and investigating and so far, authorities have declared that extensive as such an explosion and a marketing on many as capital yerevan has killed at least 3 people. dozens of others have been injured. the blast happened in a building and a busy market where fireworks were stored. hurry force reports a major fire and a busy market about to get much worse. the building, local, say, had been used to store fireworks the on a clear sunny day. this piece of smoke was visible across the armenian capital.
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emergency crews were soon battling to extinguish the flames. volunteers using debris to clear more of it from the sight. survivors carefully brought to safety. why do things like fireworks and smoke everything shafted in a 2nd? their warehouses, technical rooms. it's like fireworks fireworks, fireworks. everything happened in one minute. people could not get out of the stores. the mess office in yerevan said an unknown number of people had been left trapped under the rebel. the sheer scale of this disaster becoming clear to all as desperate rescue efforts continued its been utter shock. this is the 1st time in my memory that such an explosion such a tragedy has happened in the capital city. everybody is glued to social media networks into the news to try and find out what's happening. rescuers have been hampered by more fi with explosions as crews tried to make the area safe.
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by late afternoon, heavy vehicles were clearing parts of the last zone. elsewhere rescue as we using their hands to search for any one trapped and still alive. hurtful, sit, al jazeera, france is enduring, it's dry a summer since records began. most of the country is now facing water restrictions . crops, withering at nuclear power. plants are operating at reduced capacity, and rivers are running drying, and it's made reports from to louis. i was originally shami, i've never seen the river as low as this is stephane marty tells me. he's a fisheries officer. in a normal year, the level of the garon here would be above our heads. the river cuts through to lose. it's the cities life blood, providing drinking water, irrigating farmland, and cooling a nuclear plant. stefan has had to take fish out of the river and put them into special tanks because the water is too warm. they're going to give us unfair to put
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it here where they are, it's complicated. everything is connected. there will be less snow in the mountains . the glaciers will melt sooner. this year there has been much less snow, so less water in the mountain lakes. so pumping of the lakes is lower to keep the water longer. over 3 weeks, 40 percent of the water held in reserve in hydro electric dams, in the pyrenees mountains has been released into the koran to keep it flowing. just heat waves in europe are increasing at a faster rate than almost anywhere else on the planet. and global warming increases the likelihood of drought drying out soils and vegetation. laven firewall ha minimum. so suddenly you make up a little punk, honestly, after morsel, we need 60 millimeters of rainfall to be able to replant the soil. crystal carpentier tells me, the forecast is for 3 millimeters this week. it's not enough. no. the corn harvest across france is expected to be 18 and a half percent lower this year than last. there's already
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a global shortage because of the war in ukraine. even the sunflower of turned away from the scorching sun where there is access to water. there isn't enough to go around. crystal says she'll lose more than 30 percent of a crop this year soon. apostrophe is among gold. if we don't get enough water in this region, there will be no viable agriculture. even today, the cattle farmers here have no grass on their fields. to day we own a land where it's crucial to develop irrigation. if only to be able to achieve minimum profitability. francis worst route, since records began in 1958 has affected so many aspects of how people live here. i think we will, we will work or not. we will train big cake and we reward because there is not enough waterfall for the food in july rainfall across france was down 84 percent compared to normal. according to the french weather service. the summer isn't over
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yet. bernard smith al jazeera to lose southwest france. there are warnings, water levels on the rhine river, which stretches from switzerland to the netherlands, could reach a critically low point. water is so low that commercial shipping is unsustainable, hindering the transport of goods as drought and an energy crisis. group, europe, expert, se levels at the german town of cub have fallen to about 40 centimeters. officials say a large fire in the northeast, spain is spreading rapidly, forcing 1500 people to leave their homes. the forest fire in the thorough gothic province burned a long, 50 kilometers in less than 24 hours under the firefighters are working to protect homes and put out the flames. hopes of controlling the blaze depends on the weather, with fears of strong gusty winds. forecast on sunday us officials, a warning of more threats to law enforcement agencies following the f. b i search
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of donald trump's farm agent's 2 documents from the former president's far and residence. last monday, it's been met with outraged by many trumps supporters. however, the chair of the us house intelligence committee says criticism of the f. b, i is irresponsible. what is to me most disturbing here is the degree to which at least from the public reporting it attempted. it appears to be wilful on the president's part of the, the keeping of these documents after the government was requesting them back. and that adds another layer of concern, the reaction of many, my republican colleagues and those around the former president to attack the f, b i over this and endanger f b. i. agents is just another damaging level of irresponsibility. still ahead on al jazeera mixing religion with politics,
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one of the afro brazilian communities fees more persecution ahead of the upcoming presidential election. and we continue on coverage of the edinburgh fringe festival, where artists are exploring things if migration and russians invasion are, if you crane ah ah, here's your weather update in a minute 15. thank you so much for joining in. let's take a look at the temperature in a sophie on, on monday 34 degrees winds from the north winds from the south. the 2 are going to fight it out, but it's the winds from the south that are going to win out. so what that means is big drop in those temperatures from 34 down to 24 in a sole c on which is more in line with for you should be for this time the urine that persistent an intense rain continues to fall across the pacific coast. of columbia, we could certainly see some more flooding there,
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and i've got to tell you from northern mexico, we've got extreme drought conditions here, but look at this batch of rain running through that could trigger some flooding because the ground is boon dry. so it's a bit of a catch $22.00 there. so this is just a weak wave of tropical activity that southwest of texas. and there it goes into northern psycho on monday. and we've had big monsoon or storms across san areas of nevada as still seen them flare up again. los angeles at $32.00 degrees are going to be locked into some high heat over the next few days. temperature is a bit pressure across the great lakes toronto at 24. and while, and this one off in the west coast of canada, the pacific northwest sends out in vancouver with the high of 25 degrees on monday . looking pretty good. that's it. that's all. see you soon. ah, the 1960s, the decade of change across the middle east and north africa in the 2nd of
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a 3 part series al jazeera world explores the explosion of arts and culture. intellectuals were building new dreams and ideas because the revolutions of the 1960 s were non political, but of the mine from music to t v, the poetry of protest and revolutionary food making the 60s in the arab world. culture. oh, now jazeera lou . the hello. are you watching? 0. i'm emily. angling. he's a reminder about top stories is our explosions have been reported in the theory and what city of tooth media says israel attacked targets in the area. i mean we
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intercepted by theory and offences series. military says, 3 soldiers have been killed, funerals are being held for some of the 41 people killed in a church fire in egypt and the city of gazer. thousands of people were in the building of the time. investigators are looking into the possibility that an electrical fault. the blank and rescue work is searching for people trapped under rubble after a blast ripped true and marketing the on manian capital yerevan. at least 3 people were killed and dozens injured. the building had been used to store fireworks. the president of ecuador has declared a state of emergency in the country's largest city. why a kill after a bomb attack blamed on drug gangs. 5 people were killed and 26 injured women. when men on motor box opened fire and threw a bag of explosives into a restaurant early on sunday, the minister of interior called it a declaration of war against the state by organized criminal groups. let us,
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since we flatter thing, it felt very strong. i thought it was an earthquake. the bed was shaking. i grabbed my son and was going to run out like crazy. but then they said it was a dynamite explosion on the street. people were crying for help. there was no electricity because the power cables were brought down by the blast to ukraine. now, a grain has been loaded onto the 1st united nations, chanted vessel in the port c c. port of p v denny. it will be the 1st shipment of food aid for drought affected east africa since russia's invasion in february, or then think stain merchant vessels had left ukraine in the past 2 weeks after deal was broken between keys and moscow. let's take a closer look now at the progress made so far more than 400000 tons of produce have left ukrainian ports since august 1 the you and food. a price index shows a global prices dropped 8.6 percent between june and july. the u. enchanted ship
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will to port depart for djibouti. in the coming days. it will transport more than $23000.00 tons of weight. the un humanitarian coordinator in ukraine says the shipment will bring much needed relief to drought regions. this shipment and w b will say more about it is the 1st that we hope many shipments to come through countries that are suffering great difficulties. there are at least 5 who are already in famine like conditions. and another 20 that are on the what we call the watch list. so these shipments are going to be hugely important to those population . the un food and agriculture organization has warned it could officially declare famine in regions of somalia next month. but francis says the war in ukraine has distracted attention from the problem of world hunger. the head of the catholic church called for urgent food aimed to stave off looming famine in somalia. the cd
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to daddy left in june. i would like to draw attention to the great humanitarian crisis that is hid, malia and some bordering countries in the people of this region who already live in very precarious conditions are now in mortal danger because of drought. i hope that international solidarity can respond efficiently to this emergency. unfortunately, the worn ukraine has distracted attention and resources. but these are the aims that call for the utmost commitment and in the fight against hunger health care and education. pakistan is mocking 75 years of independence with india about to do the same in the coming hours in koran ceremony was held at the memorial for the countries founder mohammed ali. gina, british colonial rule ended in 947 with the partition of india. and formation of pakistan come on how to has more from the whole people across bog is gone, not in a festive mood. they want to forget their problems. they said one day read the
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whole nation come together. despite the political differences, they can all make difficulties. and various crises that are offered by the country . it was at the stroke of midnight 75 years ago that this became an independent nation for the muslims. the occasion were celebrate edward fireworks display across the country. a 31 gun salute and a federal capital r. 21 gun salute and a provincial gap or dose all around the country that people have come out in large numbers. redact families are where the national flag and of gods reading their badges. some of them even dressed and green and white, which ends up august on the national colors go to murder. indeed jubilant. most people like to forget their problems, particularly when it comes to independence day. the buckets on a prime minister ship,
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our sheriff hoisting the flag in the federal capital just as hard to do, ricky was celebrating the 75th anniversary of pakistan's independence. and i congratulate old pakistan. he's within and outside the country from the core of my heart. and in the meantime, enron con rallying as cup ordered in a large, shaw fort in the city of la hall, which rendered under by tens of thousands of people. he said that this was not just a broad day, but also a celebration. to commemorate buggers on 75th, gordon jibley. the country of gods cannot fail well political uncertainty, but independence dead on occasion for everyone to come together. brazil's president j a balsam arrow has appealed for strong backing from his evidence. even jellicoe christian supporters ahead of october's presidential election. oh, the president, him 1st lady led
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a crowd in singing the national anthem during a so called much for jesus in rio de janeiro. o scenario is trialing an opinion polls. meanwhile, those who practise afro brazillian fights in the country are facing a rise in religious intolerance. and as monica in our cave reports from rear diginero, the issue is flowing over into the election campaign. ah, this is the condom blair ritual or religion brought to brazil by african slaves. it survived centuries of persecution and discrimination before gaining acceptance. but as october's presidential election approaches, many of its followers feel like they've become targets in a holy war. upolu screen hostilities increase when you mix politics with religion or temples have been attacked by the growing number of radical evangelical christians. it's a battle for souls for power and for votes. law,
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protestant christian evangelicals are brazil's fastest growing religious group. they have become a strong force and politics and the media. the of angelica's include present enjoyable sonatas, wife, we shadley, and say they're defending the bible and traditional family values. any our whole sanara was chosen by god, the followers of actual brazilian faiths, save evangelicals are also driving a culture of intolerance as the election approaches. the 1st lady shared this video on social media. it shows bull sonatas, main adversary, former present whizzing last rule of a silva, being blessed by a priestess and compares him to a devil worshipper dodge on last year, brazilian authorities receive $586.00 complaints of religious intolerance. 141 percent more than in 2020. in 9 out of 10 cases, the targets were followers of afro brazilian religions. this woman was forced at
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gunpoint to destroy her temple belonged to just add. so is a condom black practitioner. he makes his living as a noble driver, catering specially to people who feel oppressed because of their faith. the griffin . i am but i, i know how my passengers feel because i've been there. i've had o'bar riders council the rides when they saw me trust in my ceremonial clothes, in the bus. people make you uncomfortable by inching away from you. he drives fellow candle black, faithful to their ceremonies, and shows them sanctuaries, like this park where they can feel safe until recently was common to find offerings to spiritual entities of the afro brazilian religions like this one on the cross roads run beaches of re addition nero and other urban cities, this one has food and it has perfume and candles. but every time more the followers of these religions are going to secluded places like this forest because they're
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afraid they'll be persecuted or that their offerings will be destroyed. meanwhile, followers of after brazilian religions continued to be served from call on their st . asking for protection and peace, monica, and not give all jazeera rio de janeiro. stories about identity and belonging are always plentiful at the festival, and the fear is no different. the war in ukraine is providing a rich new same material for performance at the fringe, as jonah, how discovered but it made sandy that was the both. when identity is an edinburgh festival perennial, with shows that plenty about migration and refugees, safety, and belonging,
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never more so than in a year of war. someone comes along next to store on, you know who he is. he's, he's been called when you think of russia imperial delusion, cast a shadow across the post soviet optic in night lands a psychological thriller about russia and the rise of putin. what happened decades later, russia's invasion of ukraine is the fabric of check ukrainian circus. some dance act boom, a show of youthful resilience in the face of adversity. it goes bonkers. is your portion of young gunners. you also have a lot of tradition in, in show check in the current in traditions pretty much it's about like all freedom . they're a journey tales across land and borders of discovery and self awareness. the
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ultimate audience journey though, is simply deciding what to watch in a bewildering sea of choice. then you come across a guy who's a british irish palestinian working doctor, who's also a comedian and a cloud. my dream is to be able to make a show that will make anyone anywhere in the wild laugh. that's really what i want to do. yeah. yeah. i kind of want to do, explore my own identity a little bit, and that identity is very complicated. it was for me able to 1st hand experience of how different the, the differences in the people who make up their country. but i don't think it's unique to the people being british. i think it's just something that people are familiar with and not to be expected. and so my job is to bridge that gap and to sort of say, hey guys, come come on this journey with me. i know it's,
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i'm unfamiliar. i know it's a bit different, but come on this journey with me. it'll be worth it. joe l 20, edinburgh authorities in no way say they had no choice but to put down a 600 kilogram war set, drew crowds of spectators in the also fjords. the mammal known as freya had been seen clambering on to small, but sometimes damaging them should become a popular attraction in the new age and capital. but officials warned that people were getting too close to the wild creature. responding to criticism, they said the animal has to be put down to protect public safety. and also there you are doing. it could have been avoided if people follow the recommendations we've given. but of course, it's complicated when you have a large wild animal in one of the most densely populated areas of norway. after all, this is a walrus, it's a stray. it's far away from its natural habitat. to many high risk situations arose
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