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that in america is a region of wonder joys tragedy and yes violence but it doesn't matter where you are you'll have to be able to relate to the human in $56.00. only. because the like and it's my job to shed light on how and why i. think. al-jazeera. hello there i am how he had seen it with the al-jazeera news are coming to you live from doha coming up in the next 60 minutes 3000000 people have now died from covert 19 we'll look at some of the regional hotspots that are causing
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a lot. and italian judge orders the former interior minister of the need to stand trial for leaving a group of refugees and migrants stranded at sea in 2019 eritrea admits for the 1st time its troops have been fighting in ethiopia's to grow a region where they're accused of committing atrocities. and britain's prince philip is birds a final farewell by his widow queen elizabeth and a restricted harmful of loyal family members and on time the one must now have all the day's sport including reigning world champion lewis hamilton has taken pole position for sunday's immediate oh man you're gone and italy. well it's been more than 14 months since the 1st known case of covert 19 was detected no the world is once again confronting a staggering toll when
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a 3000000 people have died of the virus world why it's a 3rd of those deaths were in europe which has scaled up its vaccinations so fights a deadly 3rd wave in germany were near the 80000 people have died chancellor angela merkel is pushing for a new paris to enforce locked ends and curb infections in brazil the virus has taken a toll on mostly young people grave diggers are working round the clock to cope with the world's 2nd highest number of deaths. well let's get more now from. the he joins us now from bogota to look at the situation across latin america but i listen to let's start with brazil the situation there is clearly getting worse and i think governments in brazil is advice women to delete getting pregnant because of the pandemic.
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worry that elements in brazil and across the region on friday they held. there from the ministry of health in brazil have asked women if possible to delay their pregnancies at least until the worst the. pandemic is passed in the country that's going through another major surgeon other major wave of infections hospitals that are under a major pressure there believe that a lot of it has to do with the quick spread of a variant that was 1st discovered in brazil and it's now in most of latin america which it does believe is affecting were pregnant women and also young people so that's why now we've heard there is calling on women to delay their pregnancies also recent study that was just a couple of days ago looking at the number of children that have been possibly
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affected by 19 says that the real numbers could be much higher than the official ones the ministry of health says that they 100 children have died coronavirus since the beginning. 500 of them being babies but this new study now shows that the real number could be more than 2000 children that have died of cope with the 19 age 9 or younger 1300 of them would be babies this based on looks. excess deaths of children since the beginning. and then we can comparing it to the previous year deaths that have been affected by respect at thore diseases very distressing situation you're outlining forest alessandro white then i thought how is the rest of latin america coping with this pandemic. well most countries are now going through a 2nd or
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a 3rd surge of infections so we have seen in the past weeks a number of new restrictions being put in place throughout the region and we've also seen protests on part of the people that are increasingly tired of these restrictions that have been affected in their economy this has happened for example in the last day or so in both in argentina here in colombia where i am in argentina this due to the fact that the national government there as decided to close schools again at least until april 30th so a lot of families were on the streets protesting that also. owners small businesses because of new restrictions of a curfew that is in place and when a side is the same as happened on friday and somewhat earlier here on saturday
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earlier here in the capital of colombia. with street vendors and owners of small shops coming out saying that they just cannot deal with the further closing for the restrictions just to give you an idea there are 6 cities that are under a total lockdown in colombia this weekend in 2 of them on the colombian coast kept a hand and almost half of the population is saying that they're able right now to have tree meals a day because of these restrictions yes these are saying that the search is on there is out of control most hospitals i see you units are fool and just today on saturday the government here in colombia said that now they know for sure that both the brazilian and british variant are in the country and. the responsible for much of the surge that we've seen we've been seeing in the last
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couple of weeks no careless and around here to report saying there live from bogota thank you very much indeed for bringing us the latest. asia is fast becoming the global epicenter of the covert 19 pandemic the region's most populous nation india has registered nearly 2 135000 cases in the past 24 hours as yet another daily record variance 1st attacks is in the u.k. south africa and brazil as well as a double mutant strain of the virus are believed to be behind the recent increase years priyanka. on the outskirts of new delhi's ancient walled city a young man buries his father. a few metres away a steady stream of mourners carry bodies of their loved ones in the capital's largest school the 1000 graveyard for muslims it's now on most full families speak
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of their anger and despair as a day to keep piling up in the city's mortuaries. people are being made to run around but they're not letting anyone patients people are desperate even for drinking water over there doctors are not meeting the patients they are keeping their distance and if someone's oxygen finishes and that person is simply lying there an attendant. you dearly has imposed a week in curfew and there are restrictions in one of india's most populous states my rashtriya to slow infection rates in the worst hit regions but reports of shortages of hospital beds medicine and oxygen have led to more fears or i'm very very scared the situation is terrifying if i wasn't an essential worker i wouldn't have left my house at all no one should go out but this new social distancing here pulling boots in some of the most politically charged regional elections prompt. what can we do unless people try to protect themselves how much can we do that's
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why i stood behind the lines because i would try to manage and control the crowd but nobody listened. some blame petitions for holding large election rallies. on one hand over 1000 cases arising and leaders are doing rallies where they and their supporters are not even wearing masks this is something to think about how people vote if they're not allowed to do it. for days hundreds of thousands of hindus have been gathering at camilla an important religious festival increasing concerns of more infections now prime minister in the movie is urging worshippers to keep the festival symbolic amid criticism of the government's handling of the operate there calls to scale up vaccinations and impose tougher restrictions the for a 2nd wave of the virus in the world's 2nd worst affected nation gets even worse. meanwhile in north america canada's most populous province is introducing further
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restrictions as experts warn infections there could rise 6 fold it's been in partial lockdown for several weeks in an effort to stem surgeon cases the government says limiting travel from neighboring provinces and extending stay at home orders police will have more paris to question people who leave home well ontario premier doug ford says people need to comply with the stricter measures. all the way back to the fall we have parts of this province that have been in great lockdown we closed the the entire province we closed the schools place we've increased health care when we go back to the beginning we scrambled everywhere when this 1st happened over a year ago it's like we've all been pushing this boulder of a mountain and you know until we have more vaccines we need stricter stricter measures well let's get more on this night from robert steiner he's
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a professor and spokesman for the on terrio covert 900 science advisory table he joins us now from several and so it's great to have you with us on the news hour why in your if you is the code situation in canada so that. well there are a number of different situations in different parts of the country where several countries so every province is managing this differently. in ontario it's getting about for a whole bunch of reasons one b. 117 variant the one that was discovered 1st in the u.k. has our dominant code right now so it represents about 80 percent of the spread it's 40 percent more contagious then the original variant that came out of one and it's also more lethal so it's leading to a lot more i.c.u. admissions but the other problem the real problem here is that we. only really had half hearted public health measures it sounds very dramatic you know in the lead
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and that you describe sounds very dramatic but a lot of physicians nurses scientists and just normal and terence to date are really frustrated because. there is a lot of evidence on what we could be doing to stop this spread and the government seems to be moving in a different direction that's so why do you think this is i mean are you worried that your recommendations your scientific recommendations aren't being forward's by the politicians in charge story your words as as people in canada they're just not is hearing so the guidance that you're giving us. you know so i must say we're quite impressed anecdotally that people are even after a year of this under great strain and terry and canadians actually are doing most of them are doing the right thing right. it's hard to comply and that's no different in canada than it is anywhere else but a lot of folks are doing the right thing the kinds of things that are frustrating people now are there are some some simple measures we need to take in canada and around the rest of the world the evidence shows that if you paid sick people to
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stay home essential workers they will stay home and and stop the spread that is a way to stop the spread instructs that is not happening in the interior the other thing we've been very clear about on a scientific basis same here in the rest of the world is that it is much safer to be side than inside of the government yesterday came out and actually said that police would start ticketing people if they were outside with people other than in their own households that has put a lot of fear into a lot of folks particularly racialized communities who've had bad experiences with over policing but it's not just i mean the show lisa saying i'm sorry to cut you off there but the the whole sense of going to police departments are saying that they're not going to they're not going to impose these fines they're not going to stop and search people so yvonne that gives the impression seeing a night sight of the king in that. suggestions are being given and the ones picking them up and the ones following them i mean he's in charge well. that's
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a great question you know we have an elected government fortunately in this country an elected orderly government and so you know the printer cabinet is he's giving the orders but i think the police are rightly looking at this and saying we don't quite understand i can't speak for the police played there they're saying quite rightly we don't understand the legal basis some which we could do this in from a scientific point of view it's not clear that that would have any effect then. aggressing a lot of people who frankly are probably on their way to work in central business and everything is that we haven't closed enough because if the other question i mean you laughed when i put the question is you who was in charge do you think there is a lack of proper leadership not just secured in your province but but canada why you mentioned earlier that there was this is a federal country in a federal system germany is having similar problems and the chancellor there is moving to try and bring in a more nationwide quartz in a sense approach that was surely be better than the piecemeal strategy being being
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put forward across canada at that time do you think there has been a national failure of leadership to tackle this crisis. you know i wouldn't i wouldn't say that canada and germany are very different germany of course is a much smaller geographical space and so when you have different lender doing a patchwork of different approaches my guess i don't know the german situation but my guess is that that creates a problem because people can easily move from north rhine-westphalia into a different part of the country canada is much larger it is more difficult for people to move from one part of the country to the other and public health is appropriately a provincial jurisdiction in this country i do think that there's a lot of confusion and and one of the principles of pandemic management is to have consistent communications a consistent policies that are also able to shift as we as we gain more scientific insight the problem here is they were sort of trying to push and pull at the same time i would say that one of the characteristic we're all in brown the world fail in our own ways and canada's characteristic is that we try to sort of always come
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to a balanced decisions one of the good things about this country it's why we're less polarized than a lot of other places unfortunately cobi does not allow for balance and certainly to force fight you can't take a balanced approach to a forest fire you have to hit the forest fire and so our efforts to take a balanced approach however well intended continue to put us on the back foot and just finally if i care to test the issue of vaccines vaccination is being hailed as a way of the pandemic across the world canada this really was accused of vaccine a horrid saying given this why has the volt it's all vaccines been so slow all across canada and what do you see as the way i see if this. well the irony is that you know while kerry may have been considered to be a vaccine quarter by virtue of the number of orders we place which is right fine in actual fact canada's been experiencing up until very recently real shortages of facts we don't produce any in this country we're importing our vaccine from the in
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from india will get some from the united states in the next a while astra zeneca is a very important part of our portfolio in this country and it has reputational problems now which you know it shouldn't because it's actually very important vaccine people understand what side effects to look for and it's a safe one if it's applied properly so we've got shortages that are now being addressed and there was a big part of it more in the things that we've also been underscoring is the science table is that while taxiing is a critical part of the picture it is not the whole picture and in fact back scene is the slowest tool we have the fastest tools we have are helping to keep people safe and at home when they don't need to we're having to meet outside because we have to meet other people for a mental health but having people meet outside with the man's it's those kinds of things that will stop over it in its tracks it will take months for vaccine to actually ok it was great to have you with us on the program robert sonny be very
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generous with your time thanks so much for speaking to us here on the al-jazeera news i really appreciate it thank you there's plenty more a so ahead on this news hour including. we have very very graphic reports from toddlers. horrific stories of children separated from their families in northern mozambique after escaping violent attacks last month. a tit for tat escalation between russia and ukraine involving their diplomats. and sport major league soccer is hoping better times lie ahead as the new season kicks off santa will be here with more. i am. an italian court has ordered former interior minister and deputy prime minister matteo salvini to stand trial for his role in denying
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a rescue migrant ship at sea dock in sicily 2 years ago the right when league party leader has been charged with kidnapping with $100.00 refugees and migrants were left stranded at sea jury in the incidents in $2819.00 or a challenge has more now from london. the actually being 2 very similar legal cases the beanie has been brought in and they are both of them links to 2 separate incidents where ships that herds try to dock. on the italian coastline with migrants on board that are being rescued at sea were prevented from doing so by the italian government at the time and one of them was called the ngo stories are operated by spanish ngo and the ship was called the open hands and the other one was a italian coast guard vessel called the gregor retie both of these ships were
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basically kept off the coast of italy over the space of a month or so the open hands was in july 2019 and the gregory was in august 2090 now these legal cases have basically been brought against salvini to try to work out whether there should be 2 separate trials for 'd the charge of kidnapping that he could be held responsible for the illegal kidnapping of these migrants on board these vessels now one of them the open hands here has now been referred to trial the other one is still ongoing last week a prosecutor said that it shouldn't go to trial and a judge will decide on that in a few weeks time iran says it has identified the suspects behind an attack on one of its nuclear facilities state t.v. is reporting the man fled the country before the attack on the natanz plant on sunday to her and blamed israel for the operation calling it an act of nuclear terrorism as a big has more from to her on. we understand it's
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a 43 year old reza karim e who who is allegedly behind the sabotage at the natanz nuclear facility iran's main nuclear facility now we believe that he escaped the country before the incident according to iran and iran is seeking to get a hold of him and wants interpol to issue an arrest warrant and he's image was aired on state t.v. now what what's different different about this is that before when we have heard from the intelligence ministry or the agencies that they are after suspects we have really heard names or images but in this case iran has released an image that this was played out on state t.v. they showed video footage of that natanz facility but we didn't see any of the damage that had taken place and iran is after this individual and they are circulating his image iran is still blaming israel iran hasn't changed that at all that this individual could be someone that was recruited by foreign agencies that's
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our understanding from here in tehran it was similar when iran chief chief scientist most in fact result was assassinated again iran said that other intelligence agencies from other countries had recruited people from within iran so this could be a similar case. eritrea has admitted its troops are fighting in ethiopia's northern t growing region is the 1st time the horn of africa nation has explicitly acknowledged its role in the conflict eritrean forces are reportedly dressing as members of the ethiopian military both governments had previously denied their presence contradicting testimony from aid workers refugees and residents the u.n. says the eritrean forces have committed atrocities fully and davis and is the senior ethiopia analyst at the international crisis group he says both governments are most likely to be held accountable. ethiopia's governments admitted their affair president and said they would withdraw and eritrea said nothing that did
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lead to suspicions that there was a difference between the 2 governments who are allies in this conflict integrate so perhaps eritrea as government also wanted to dispel the idea that there was any major splits between and asmara over this issue. military was was part of an operation to remove from power. regional government which fell into a dispute with ethiopia is federal government and the line now being adopted by both governments is that this was simply a matter. of security also securing some border areas to the conflict began and the evidence is that eritrea as military has been almost all over to great and heavily engaged in the fighting since november and has also been accused of those the trust is joint investigation that's supposed to be getting underway between the united nations human rights investigators and he has been investigated
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so we will have to see what the mandate is what level of access they have got on the ground they get on the ground what types of accountability processes. at this stage it's very hard to say but given the scale of the atrocities i imagine that at some point both ethiopia and eritrea and military personnel will probably be held accountable. the u.n. says hundreds of children were separated from their families when a turn in northern mozambique was attacked by armed groups last month many of them arriving in pember from where her metasearch brings us this report. when an armed group attacked the town of parma in mozambique kabul delgado province some of these women got separated from their children their plan was to reach pemba the provincial capital hoping this sons and daughters had also managed to get here as well but then you're the final i want this war to end i can't take it
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anymore people are left with nothing people are suffering a lot of children are without their parents you know how many pregnant women a hair without their husbands here by themselves i just want to live in peace i want this war to be over please let this war be over. after a few phone calls is told her children are still stuck in parma hungry and afraid but right now she can't get to them the united nations says thousands of people fled palmer last month many of them are children traveling on their own some saw their parents speak so we have very very graphic reports from callers that shouldn't even said some of the words telling us i saw my father being beheaded i saw my mother being killed and somehow we see other children bringing the younger brothers and they talk to us as tiny adults it's sad it's quite
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shocking the armed group calling itself al-shabaab with links to eisele is behind the attacks that began in 2017 some of the mothers here say children are being kidnapped by the arm the boys are forced to the fighters and the girls forced into marriage and 16. and accompanied minors will eventually be placed with host families in mozambique that's if their parents or relatives can't be found but as attacks in kabul delgado province grow in size and frequency he-man a tear in work has worn more children could once again be on the move how to al-jazeera him most anti. ukraine is expelling a russian diplomats after a ukrainian diplomats was detained in st petersburg russia accuses alexander source and trying to obtain classified information and has ordered him home ukraine rejects the allegations which come at a time of already high tensions russian troops have been amassing along ukraine's
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border. britain's prince philip has been laid to rest at windsor castle just outside of london that you can read and reside at the age of 99 last week it was a relatively low key affair with attendance kept to a minimum because of covert $1000.00 restrictions made barker has more from winsor . a moment of pared back pageantry within the confines of windsor castle prince philip 70 years of royal g.t. span the globe but his final journey was short on the back of a specially modified land rover the prince him self had a role in designing his naval cap and offices sort placed on top. behind the coffin is for children prince charles princess son prince is andrew and edward together with his grandsons prince william and prince harry with their cousin peter phillips between them. it is the brother's 1st meeting since the dispute about
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harry and megan models decision to step back from royal duty and the couple's tell all interview with oprah winfrey lining the routes senior members of britain's armed forces or knowing prince philip's career in the royal navy where he commanded a ship. the funeral service began with a minute's silence queen elizabeth cutting a lonely figure in the pews of st george's chapel far apart from the rest of her family wearing a mask throughout before the pandemic there were plans for 800 guests but only 30 carefully chosen royals and representatives were allowed to attend no grand eulogies or big speeches. the duke of edinburgh regarded buckingham palace in central london as his office and windsor castle as his home there's
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a longstanding tension between members of the royal family his public and private lives as representatives of the 1000 year old british monarchy ironically it was prince philip who 1st invited cameras into the royal household in the 1960 s. the family has remained under immense media scrutiny ever since even during times of personal grief. as the prince's body was moved to the royal vault memories of years of public duty and charitable work a legacy muddied by a catalogue of jarring remarks some saw as racist and sexist the put him in olds with modern britain at a time when the royal family has been struggling to retain relevance but for many prince philip has remained for more than 70 years is a symbol of stability loyalty to his wife queen elizabeth and continuity in changing times part of the very fabric of british identity we've
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barkha al-jazeera windsor. well general david leaky is a former british military commander he knows family event protocols he says that you spent many years planning his own funeral. he wanted it to be a mixture of the things that mattered in his life so he wasn't after the state ceremonial pomp but he wanted celebrated at his funeral the things which were closest to him and those were the military and there was plenty of military in evidence today the royal horse artillery the navy the air force the regiments and the army of which he had been an on recurring lore colonel commandant so those were very much features and secondly he wanted. a celebration of his faith and we saw that in the funeral service in st georges some very poignant
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readings and prayers and thirdly we saw in formality that he liked in his life and in fact his sense of humor as well so not for him a gun carriage for his funeral for his coffin not for him a large black shiny her swim glass windows covered in flowers no what he designed was an old landrover converted to carry his coffin and and that was the in formality and and in a way the way in which he he approached life from a pragmatic down to earth very personal very individual and often very informal he wasn't stuffy person he had a sense of humor twinkle and a great closeness to people and. in formality which disarm
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people and for which he had a great reputation. still ahead on al-jazeera more covert 19 deaths and more cases the point is the thai government you were not sent to war drum up time and the muslim holy month of ramadan is a time of reflection and celebration but it's become a struggle for many in lebanon and bring you a special report. in school for the baseball's all time greats hits another career landmark. hello i think the 30 heating up across much of the middle east particularly in the levant region we're seeing temperatures in turkey edging up into the mid twenty's
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we were barely seeing them hit the double figures a few weeks ago so lots of sunshine coming through clearer skies there will be some isolated showers across northern areas but further south things are drying up and it's a similar story for iraq and into syria to just here edging up into the high thirty's and see what happens in beirut as we go into monday temperatures reaching up to 35 degrees for the south things heating up across the gulf states 38 degrees in kuwait 38 as well in doha we will have a bit of a wind kicking through blowing the dust stop and we'll have hazy sunshine for many areas of the u.a.e. and into those isolated showers we saw in saudi arabia and now dried up and the heat is definitely coming through they had to north africa things are looking rather hot here those thunderous showers continue across the ethiopian rift valley into somalia and affecting parts of kenya but much of that rain is across central
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parts of africa into monday will see heavy a showers across western parts of the democratic republic of congo. it's a very bleak picture for a lot of americans out there white supremacy impacts all of our patients you're putting more money into the hands of some workers taking money out of the hands of other workers everyone goes to their camp and becomes a us 1st is that this is the deal about constraining your nuclear program the bottom line the big questions on out is there. a 3 year investigation into the pro-gun lobby we've been employing it was me and you got a really good. revealed secret see you want to put messaging out there will be people outraged you know. and connection some don't want to exponents nanny in legacy media. mass shooting. back next week night al-jazeera
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investigations houses sell a massacre on al-jazeera. holding the powerful to account as we examine the u.s. is room in the world on al-jazeera. the moon the moon. the orioles. this is al jazeera a quick reminder of the top stories for you this hour 3000000 people have now died of covert 19 or brian the world the united states remains the country with the highest number of deaths forward point brazil or cases are surging and saif asian former italian and syria minister material starvin he has we ordered to stand trial
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the right wing likud party leader has been charged with kidnapping in a case involving a ship carrying refugees and migrants in 2019 and britain's prince philip has been laid to rest in the royal vaults at windsor castle if you could ever died at the age of 99 last week only 30 calls while family members were able to attend the private ceremony because of coronavirus restrictions. like so many other countries thailand is facing a record rise in new covert 1000 and factions but the thai government's appears reluctant to order a 3rd lockdown as tony chang reports from bangkok. mass covert testing at a basketball stadium in bangkok thailand on saturday recorded the highest rise in new cases for the 4th day in a row despite being the 1st country outside china to record infections thailand has kept the deaths within double figures but there are now real concerns the kingdom
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could be in the grip of a 3rd wave at the cars here like i say here i think this outbreak in thailand would be long because do you can family and spread. new restrictions have been placed on entertainment venues and restaurants banning the sale of alcohol 24 hour markets and gyms have had their opening hours limited but thailand's government appears to be doing everything in its power not to go into complete lockdown by young made up now there is no lock down ok i sympathise with you but we would need to reduce the operating hours i don't want to close everything down closing is easy but who are those who are suffering. stopping the spread of covert 19 has come at a huge economic price closing thailand's borders the shut down the lucrative tourist trade and those businesses that have survived the pandemic so far would probably be finished if a 3rd wave extends the shutdown for much longer here in bangkok things are now
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noticeably quieter but business is being kept alive by the urban middle class outside the capital however many communities have seen incomes drop by more than 50 percent and that's not going to improve until the borders are reopened. the slow rate of vaccinations however means this won't happen for some time thailand has vaccinated fewer than one percent of the population despite attempts to focus on tourist destinations like because the local producer of the astra zeneca jab said this week they won't be in full production till june. many times businesses that will be far too late tony chang al-jazeera bangkok. more than $3000000.00 lebanese that's half the population are facing a tough from as in this year the monthly cost of a star or the meal to break their fast by cost $2.00 and a half times as much as the minimum wage the world bank says food prices there have
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become the highest in the region saying the hotter has more from parents. for millions of people in lebanon food is becoming a luxury prices had already increased 5 fold since 2019 before the holy month of ramadan began families of muslims are struggling to afford the if tar meal that breaks their dawn to dusk fast. fish prices are insane and they have gone up even more during ramadan a plate of salad will cost $6.00 times more disappear what do we do do we beg we're not used to begging ramadan is an important event in this time a calendar but there are few signs in this working class neighborhood gone are the lights decorations and the vending stalls with traditional drinks that are staples on and if tar table lebanon's economy has collapsed so has the local currency and that's reduced people's purchasing power going to. those who used to buy culo
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vegetables are now buying half while others buy a piece some just walk away after knowing the prices. a month of its star meals for a family of 5 is now estimated to cost $2.00 and a half times the minimum wage which is worth $60.00 at the black market rate and with no hard currency it's that rate which dominates trading. with all our salary hasn't changed but the prices have soared as desperation grows so have scuffles over subsidized goods and supermarkets lebannon imports most of its food and there have been shortages as the government runs out of dollars. despite wheat being subsidized by the government the price of bread has also increased over a month buying a single pack of bread a day will cost more than 10 percent of the minimum wage charities helping the vulnerable have had to expand their efforts unemployment is rising and at least
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half the population of 3000000 people is poor. maya terrell tells me her organization feeds up to 1600 families a months they start if we don't receive the food but this month in my mean that we might not have so far or i mean we have to eat after a long many have had to change their diets some have stopped buying meat and herbes and spices. we used to buy an ounce of paper for 2 and a half dollars now costs more than $10.00 what are the poor going to 8 politicians failing to agree on a reform minded government also means there won't be international aid and now lebanon is on a un list of hunger hotspots. they don't. hundreds of people have rallied in chicago in support of a teenage boy who was shot dead by police there's outrage too about the shooting of a young black man by police near minneapolis steering a traffic stop they've been several incidents during the past month which have
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heightened tensions across the u.s. around says she's a policing and racial injustice she have written reports. hundreds gathered in chicago that day off to police released video from the munch 29th killing of the 13 year old adam to ledo by a police officer. in the off tomorrow the police had said that the boy had died in the confrontation the video shows 2 later complying with an instruction to put his hands up he's then shot dead an investigation is underway for how the video about him to later his death was released says the police officer. in minneapolis i was protests continue here in brooklyn following the killing of a right. the protesters here have long argued that the disproportionate killing of people of color by the police is a systemic issue not the result of a few bad apples and the mother of dante right again despaired of
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a system that may finally be putting police officers on trial but that remains fundamentally broken justice yes justice is definitely what we want but i'm never going to get. justice would be bringing my son home to me justice would have been my son jiving to the carwash to come you know i'm after that i'm not going to get fat but 2nd degree manslaughter is not ok i'm not ok with that that's not right she murdered my son my son is never going to come. so you get the 3rd on a police pension right now why my son is going to be buried in a few days and that's not ok but the protests in brooklyn center all just about police killings now they're also about the police response to protests about police killings on friday many of the protestors were bathrobes in solidarity with samir
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hassan she lives opposite the police station where night after night tear gas and smoke grenades have been fired with abandon. on wednesday she left her apartment in her bathroom to look for her brother she was tackled to the ground. she was then jailed for presidents at an unlawful assembly all week the irony has not been lost on those here but the response to these demonstrations against unnecessary violence and the over policing of black communities. is a beam unnecessary violence and over policing. brooklyn's and. brazil's president or both son r.-o. has sent a letter to u.s. president joe biden rican this ng to stop illegal deforestation in the amazon by 2030 u.s. climate envoy john kerry responded surging immediate action be taken to back up the pledge the sale has appealed for several millions of dollars in international
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supports to meet the goal well sharon georgia's course director of environmental sustainability and green technology kill university she says actions by the prison governments are at all and with its promises to stop the forestation. last year we saw is it the brazilian rainforest that we saw the waste disappearance was the highest that we've seen for over a decade and it's not just the defunding station it's also the degradation of the remaining forest that we're concerned about the roads the pasta and and the the staining at the trees and the remaining far east is also an impact and that will switch a far east from being a cop and same thing to a cop and so forth so eventually the forest will become part of the c o 2 emissions rather than absorbing which is then poured to well that i play for all of us right now we've just seen actions from the brazilian government to
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support almost to support illegal forestation with cutting back agencies that track down and stop the deforestation so we've seen less resource put into stock in that we have supported this deforestation 33 pushes things like palm oil like cocoa saw it and soy is used to see cattle so beef is part of the problem as well sent in directly impacts unknowingly we're actually supporting this action to move economic grounds so maybe there is a case to support that but only if that money would be used genuinely to genuinely support that the money plantation if the stories from the deck retaliation. religious institutions in haiti are denouncing the kidnapping of at least 10 people by gang members the catholic church there has condemned the government's failure to
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take action and stop the rise in violence to raise a ball reports. a mass to demand the release of 10 hostages taken by gangs in choir they were just outside port au prince. among those of ducted or 7 clerics 2 of them are french people here say they're increasingly concerned over the rising kidnappings in the past year. there are many people who have been kidnapped they got right and tortured many of them have never returned to normal we ask ourselves when will this internet country. during the service protesters took over the church denouncing what they call a lack of democracy in the country and blaming the government over rising violence . the police fired tear gas to disperse the demonstrators but it got back out as a teacher my life condition is very bad i can't live like this that's why i'm in the
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street to protest against a president who has not been doing anything for us. in recent months kidnappings for ransom have sharply increased the clerics were kidnapped by a group known as 400 mile or so gang locals say began seems to be in charge in some parts of the country. mandela was kidnapped and taken for a week she had to pay for her release women and children are now a target for kidnappers she did not want to show her face during the interview. given my ballet left in a car stopped in front of me and 4 guys got out of the car they drew their guns to force me into it put the hood on my head imprest my neck i cried a lot. the protests have been ongoing import of prince against the government. and his apparent inability to solve the problems people face every day. the president failed to hold legislative elections in 2019 and has been ruling by
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decreases then. moyes has said he plans to hold a constitutional referendum in june which critics call part of a larger effort to consolidate power. human rights groups say the only concern people have right now is the growing insecurity used talking about constitution used talking about referendum would cure of course the ship to ship. a referendum and this kind of insecurity. the opposition says the international community continues to support leaders who fail to improve people's lives and that's why they say he's remains in power while moyes says he's fighting a call. while the confrontation between the opposition and the government continues the lives of millions are caught in the middle threatened by kidnappings and violence that seem to be getting out of control.
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so it's come on al-jazeera will have the sports and after an incredible week at the monte carlo masters a fairy tale run has ended for this british where santa will have all the details for you after the break. al-jazeera who is beneath the waves with a team of women determined to save the job friends we all share the same responsibility we need to do something good in a project i made using a variety of scientific techniques to study their behavior we can monitor them for their overall photos and behavior were able to how they're adapting to their new environment women make science dolphin sanctuary on al-jazeera. i'm like a vase in the south of india to find out how
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a tiny box in this cave brought an extensive mining operation to a standstill coronavirus had he wept across the world with devastating impact and it's widely believed to be connected to the legal wildlife trade here in vietnam we did that a rescue center for some of the world's most threatened animal and joining the call for an end to the global wild wild period or thrives on al-jazeera. you're born you're. it's time for the sport. reigning world champion lewis hamilton has taken pole position for sunday's. you britain one the opening race of the season in the
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end he finished just ahead of the red bull a pair of sergio paris and max fished up and. italy while his messi the team mate. will start from 8th place on the grid for hamilton that's a record extend in 99 for a pull of his career. it took so much focus and that that one particular lap. but that's that's what i do that's what i you know i know that i can do those those laps when i need to i don't know how i do it but i'm really grateful that i have those moments and it's going to be tough as i said to to battle the red bulls to more of this to them that we're going to have to figure out strategy wise one of them's on the soft so i could get a good start so i can be exciting. some of mistakes which haven't happened in a long time so good luck but nevertheless are still up there you know and i think we have a good race car so 'd hopefully going to be an exciting want to more. by munich
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coach hansie flick says that he's told the german champions that he wants to leave at the end of the season the 56 year old who took over the club in 2019 has led the side to 16 mystic titles and international titles including the champions league and club world cup well flicka has been reportedly locked in a post struggle with the sports star at the haas and he hung with these each wanting more say in the club's transfer policy while his contract is set to ended 2023 and he has been linked with germany's national team job. major league soccer has started its new season has some teams welcoming fans into their stadiums for the 1st time in more than a year the league has suffered huge financial losses during the pandemic but that hasn't stopped a new team joining the group and which is some reports by the way for alex rolled out of his car and instead of the bill by traveling as far as your eye the seattle
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sounders could hardly have asked for effect to stocks at this season the big went on for the 1st time in 13 months a limited number of fans were able to watch the action inside their stadium a lack of crowds at many venues last season's contribution to major league soccer losing close to $8000000000.00. the man in charge of the league says the pandemic has given its walty known as plenty of pause for thought for a dog crossing to the far side. their ability to sort of empower everybody around them to have optimism and confidence by the way at no time with that that get more tested then during the pandemic you know i would speak to owners a lot and say we have to spend most of our time ensuring that we can get through this with some of our time ensuring that we can move forward was in city's uncertain times comes a new team lost an f c $15000.00 season tickets have been sold and
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a $260000000.00 stadium is close to completion a celebrity carlina completes the package why not become an owner. well coming in my fifty's and got 3 children i travel the world with my job what's the one game that's always in town whether i'm in right in fact whether i mean cleveland when i'm in new york whether i'm in cape town. well i mean malia is one game that's always into. football as we call it soccer in america david beckham is part of the ownership team behind him to miami with the team heading into their 2nd season an underwhelming debut campaign has prompted beckons to call on his former manchester united team mate phil neville for help these are the best moments this is why actually jobs is why you get into football for the big moments when you actually go out there and you're playing for the 3 points you played well for you know to get up in that lead to start the seas well to to self against the best
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managers in the best players. everyone involved in the league hoping this season the focus can stay on the football and the fans can remain in the stands and the richardson al-jazeera. west ham have missed out the chance to go 3rd in the english premier league there were beaten 3 to buy new castle a stay in 4th place there when most newcastle 9 points clear of the relegation places. ted is now in the final for the monte carlo masters has been set stephanos said to pass with will face. for the title on sunday since a bus ended the evans dream run not to torment evans who knocked out the world number one know about the joke of it on his way to the semifinals that run out of luck against the greek world number 5 to surpass easing to 6261 when. i think it was very difficult to despite the as i said this by the score was very
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difficult for me to maintain the level of consistency and level and really pleased and happy that i just i managed to deal with all these if go moments that present themselves touring of march. meanwhile andrew lives of russia followed up his victory over 11 time a champion on the dollar the straight sets win against caspar rude of norway the distance a pass all the 23 year old russian has ever won titles at this level of the sport. baseball pitcher max scherzer has hit another career landmark the washington nationals a player. on the all time career strikeout list shows as total nasturtiums at 2.808 is closing in on a place in the old time top 20 his efforts in this game helped the nationals 210 win over the arizona diamondbacks. and that's all for
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