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i came in for my documents he's struggling for his community survival and bill to take. action on climate change. he sees the climate die at least a witness documentary on the disease. mourns as long time president idriss deby killed on the battlefield african leaders on the french president attend his state funeral. color on monday in saeed this is al jazeera life and also coming up. india's curve of 19 crisis keeps getting worse once again it's recorded the world's highest number of infections pushing hospitals to breaking point. a new vaccine against
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malaria could be a game changer off to clinical trials show it's 77 percent effective against the disease. and we'll tell you how iraqis are trying to keep one important ramadan tradition amid virus restrictions. a funeral has been held for a child's late president idriss deby off towards his body was flown from the capital. where he'll be buried that he died from injuries he sustained on the battlefield last weekend off to rebels launched an offensive from libya the former president's son mohammad idriss deby is now in power and will lead a transitional military council for the next 18 months well several foreign leaders attended his funeral including the french president emanuel mark her. well and his
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tributes mackerels said his country will not let anybody threaten charred and called for peaceful transition of power. this so therefore say the people of the region enjoy his part with france we have to make sure that the pact lives on and that of liberty and independence france will not let anybody question operating today or tomorrow child is stability and territorial integrity france will be here to ensure that the promise which was made will be realized we're all part of stability introduce even a. democratic transition and this is what we want by your side would have been morgan without the funeral and. they've raised at least that american i'm one of the country and the region is facing several security threats chad has to deal with the rebel activities in the northern parts of the country and we also see chuck participating in counterterrorism operations in mali and in the lake chad
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region which is why it comes as no surprise that the g 5 representatives who have come to attend. the funeral as well as the president met with the head of the transitional military council mohammed to be who's a son of the slain leader it reads debbie as well as other members of the transitional council to discuss that issue to discuss the issue of regional stability you know ahead of the processions of the funeral of president idriss deby the proceedings of the funeral started with the arrival of various heads of states around the region as well as many other senior officials from various countries all coming to pay their condolences we've heard from the family of idriss deby as well as his widow who was not able to hold back her tears we also saw the crowd and heard from them as they cried expressing their pain at losing a leader who has been leading the country for more than 30 years the death of it and the burger processions and the funeral processions closes a chapter of 30 years in chat history but the one that is opening now is full of
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challenges many people in the country many groups as well as many opposition leaders have rejected the fact that the the one that will be leading the country during these times for them and for the next 18 months will be the sun how much interest there be a military council as for the constitution the person who should be taking charge is the speaker follow and who purports apologized saying that it's extraordinary circumstances which he will not be able to lead the country through therefore the military should take charge so with the funeral processions and with debby now being flown to be buried at his home state of i'm generous many people here in germany and inversed parts of the country are waiting. see what comes next now that this chapter closes and there's a new one opening in chad history. greg is a specialist on the style regime and a security analyst for africa security think tank he says people in charge are hopeful the new leadership will change the status quo. that one year is such
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a long time and there is no excuse but this was seeing the opportunity for change in the country and according to steer the country in a baritone that was really built meant not just security because that has been the excuse that the government has use so far to justify its lackluster performance francis the key is a key of former president in fact how many would argue that this record 32 and i believe is in france and in the past because of bali and not even in germany so it's no surprise that prism across this by the talk of democracy on all of those big language is to all do the words for the world of sin and somewhat endorsing it is what i call a soft coup but that has always been the legacy legacy of of france in the continent france of monies a father to son transition into other african countries the bomb will finally got
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blown. into google so when you're forced to move the legacy of from one of the not surprised but i think if you look at the route chart and security encore for region and also in the broadcast i can only make an argument that france will be watching child very clued clues really what it wants someone who can't sort of maintain distance or school board for roles in africa we don't want to post who die robs the child our rob the region of progress towards democracy. the coronavirus pandemic has taken an unprecedented toll on india's poorly funded health care system yet another day is recorded the world's highest number of infections 300000 new cases in just 24 hours hospitals are reporting
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shortages of beds oxygen and medicine on top of all this a hospital fire in the states have killed 14 kovac 19 patients from new delhi elizabeth purana reports in the multiple crises confronting india. overcome with grief and anger this man and other family members of 14 people were killed in the fire at this hospital in maharashtra state broke down as they confronted staff the blaze swept through the intensive care unit or i.c.u. from other for me about unfortunately a major fire disaster happened at our hospital at about 3 am there was a sudden spark from the air condition and since there was a lot of oxygen supply in the i.c.u. it was completely engulfed within 2 minutes. 2 days ago in the same state a lake and an oxygen tank killed 24 covered my 900 patients on ventilators after their supply was disrupted many indian states are facing
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a critical shortage of hospital beds and oxygen supplies in the capital new delhi distraught family members a struggling to find beds for their loved ones. well i've been running around for a hospital to get my mother admitted since the 21st of april i visited all the hospitals in delhi they all say the same thing the beds and all debatable another patient my son is home who do i take care of i'm so stressed. reports of people dying because they can't find beds or oxygen are increasing every day this is one of new delhi's biggest private hospitals where the director said 25 people died in one day because of low oxygen supply the family of a 39 year old man who passed away says his oxygen was reduced without their knowledge and that his last words were please save me they also say they counted at least 45 bodies and that a catastrophe has been covered up the hospitals chairman says they've never had any
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deaths in one day but he denied they were a result of oxygen shortage you delis leader has pleaded with prime minister that in their morty to ensure the uninterrupted delivery of oxygen to the capital after reports it was being stopped by bordering state. we can't leave our people to die we need people to understand that every life is important to us i appeal to you on behalf of the people of delhi if concrete steps are taken the city will witness a catastrophe. a start at kramatorsk and burial grounds work day and night the government has begun using planes and trains to transport the lifesaving gas elizabeth al-jazeera new delhi. neighboring pakistan is deploying troops to help local police and force new social distancing measures the prime minister imran khan says the decision is in light of
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a steady increase in deaths and infections he says while they won't be a lockdown right now cities will be shut down if pakistan's situation gets as bad as india's. an emergency meeting of health experts is about to be held in the u.s. over the future use of the johnson and johnson coronavirus vaccine a centers for disease control advisory committee has been reviewing the job of to 6 cases of severe blood clots were found in female patients the c.d.c. recommended a temporary pause of the vaccine 10 days ago our data guidelines are due to be announced at today's meeting. a new malaria vaccine is being hailed as a possible game changer in the fight to eliminate the disease the oxford institute jab is 77 percent effective in stopping infections it's now entering larger human trials to wall out any side effects or larry kills half a 1000000 people every year many of them children asian hill is the director of the
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general institute out the university of oxford he says it's the 1st time they've seen such a highly effective malaria vaccine. i think it's going to be very important for a few reasons really firstly it's more effective than anything that has been reported on before the world health organization wanted the 75 percent effective vaccine this is the 1st time we've gone just anyone's gone just above that level with 77 percent really importantly it can be manufactured that loss at large scale and we're hearing from the syrian institute of india today that they will be able to produce 200000000 doses or more on registration of this vaccine and so far very importantly the vaccine looks serve in small numbers 450 trials some chicks we know are planning to go into a much larger trial to try to get this magazine registered so it can be used for times as many people died in africa from malaria last year has died from coated and
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africa has registered many. vaccines on emergency use legislation so if we could do the same for malaria we would get rid of much faster assuming the the the results are good enough because the last malaria vaccine went into phase 3 took another 6 years to get a decision from the regulator it's already that really is too slow these days. nigeria is one of the west countries affected by malaria al jazeera has more on that from a budget. it's a very serious problem niger accounts for more than 20 percent of cases global cases and nearly 20 percent. of deaths here and more than half the population is a great skill for contracting malaria in fact a lot some statistics indicate that as much as 80 to 90 percent of the population
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is exposed to malaria so with the coming of this vaccine it will be welcome development for many the prevalence rate of malaria he's is very very high in fact 80 to 90 percent of the population does that risk and however the question is how many people would take the money be a vaccine we remember what happened to the test of the testing of another but seen in carmel some years back by pfizer which is for a many judges that killed a lot of people it was here and then now we having some resistance in certain parts of the country and bowed to the covered 19 in fact if a lot of people would warm up to the idea of malaria vaccine then it will drastically cut in front and maternal death rates in nigeria in fact maternal death rates in nigeria because of my data caused by malaria is up to 11 percent right now so if that happens it will be good news for health workers it will be good news for
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a lot of people exposed to malaria in nigeria. still ahead on al-jazeera. in intonation just hours left to find $53.00 people on board a missing navy submarine. their. history in the making once again off to a successful rocket launch carrying astronauts to the international space station. it's time for the perfect gentleman to weather sponsored point qatar airways that's very warm and sunny in japan despite that north of the drift in the breeze spring sunshine and the same is true in the korean peninsula with this rain which has been persistent the yellow sea is dying out on its way back into the east coast of china beijing's ackroyd has been quite good reason they don't think it will drop
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very much shanghai shanghai has not been so good may change a bit with the on shore breeze and the rain is fairly obvious that you might expect during spring that line to extend through japan has been interrupted by typhoons sort of a which remains out over the open water producing a big swell admittedly this rain is going sags towards hong kong to give you a rather wet day or at least end today on sunday and of course a pretty humid one as well for indonesia other rainy seasons fairly much stopped at the moment the rains gone north through malaysia and beyond that through thailand cambodia and vietnam with his heavy downpours recently and certainly true in sumatra not to be the case of course the next few days if not weeks having seen significant snow recently in the finals of india it's now in nepal and fading away temperatures are rising in northern india they're a bit above the average that is that time of the year we get the pre monsoon heat and certainly there was showers confined to the south mostly carola.
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qatar airways. in the south of india to find out how a tiny box in this cave brought an extensive mining operation to a standstill coronavirus health he wept across the world with devastating effect and it's widely believed to be connected to the legal wildlife trade here in vietnam we did a rescue center for some of the world's most threatened animal and joining the call for an end to the global wild wild cherry earthrise on al-jazeera. you're watching out is there a mind of our top stories this hour
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a funeral ceremony for child's late president idriss deby has been held in the captain jimmy no debbie was seriously injured last weekend while battling rebels who launched an offensive from libya he died on monday. at least 13 people have died in a fire at a hospital treating coded 19 patients in india it comes as some hospitals will may a shortage of oxygen due to surge in cases across the country. any malaria vaccine is being hailed as a possible game changer in the fight to eliminate the disease jab is 77 percent effective in stopping infections it's now entering larger human trials to rule out any side effects. french prosecutors have opened a terrorism investigation into the killing of a police officer. the attack took place in the town of ram relay outside paris at the entrance of the station where the officer what fellow officers say she was stabbed in the neck before police shot the suspect who later died in hospital
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president a man you might call has tweeted that his country will not give in to terrorism. well leaders are holding a virtual meeting on climate change for a 2nd day joe biden has praised the renewed commitment by many countries to customisations the u.s. has pledged to harvest emissions by 2030 biden said the world should see cooperation in climate change as an economic opportunity rather than a challenge we've made great progress in my view so far and i'm grateful to all the leaders who have announced new commitments to help us meet the existential threat of climate change the summit is a start a start of a road that will take us to glasgow for the un climate change conference in november where we're going to make these commitments real putting all of our nations on a path to a secure prosperous and sustainable future today's final session is not about the
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threat of climate change poses it's about the opportunity that addressing climate change provides an opportunity to create millions of good paying jobs around the world in innovative and innovative sectors. white house correspondent is in washington d.c. . mainstream democrats in his own party seem pretty happy with the president's announcement that's not true of the progressive wing or the further left democrats on the political spectrum or even conservatives here in the united states to both dislike some of these proposals but for different reasons for the progressives they feel that joe biden's announcement of reducing the emissions by up to 52 percent to 2005 levels or rather the 2005 levels by 2030 didn't go far enough they want to see a reduction of up to 70 percent and for conservatives they believe the timing is all wrong given the fact that we're in the midst of
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a pandemic there are still millions of americans out of work they say now is not the time to be cutting jobs in favor of green jobs that have not yet materialized so this is the conflict that joe biden is up against and there are also millions of americans who in theory believe the president is on the right track but when it comes to the reality of implementing it in their own daily lives whether it means cutting back on trips to the store or whether it means cutting back on those amazon purchases of cheap goods quickly well they're not really willing to make those sacrifices so this is the challenge the president up against that's why in this final day of this summit not only is the president talking about how this can be implemented but so are members of his cabinet and even top business leaders like michael bloomberg and bill gates russia says the expulsion of one of its depth amounts by a stone is an unfriendly and a groundless move against moscow. tallinn has joined nato and european union
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members lithuania and latvia a total of 4 russian diplomats working in local embassies to leave to show solidarity with the czech republic russia expelled 20 czech diplomats earlier this week it's also expelled 5 employees of the polish embassy in moscow russia has begun moving troops away from its border with ukraine and sent tens of thousands of soldiers into the region leading to tension with ukraine and its western allies moscow says it was a military exercise and some equipment will be left behind federal later this year nato and ukraine's president welcomed the move but say they will remain vigilant. the jailed russian opposition leader and he has ended his hunger strike after more than 3 weeks of ali had been urged by allies to end the protests g.t.o. his deteriorating health condition it's been demanding access to his own doctor.
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the search for a missing indonesian submarine with $53.00 people on board has reached a critical point oxygen supplies on board are set to run out in just hours crews are working in waters around the island of bali and other countries are also helping families of those on board say they're praying for their loved ones jessica washington reports now from jakarta. by and by sea the search grows more urgent as the parts 53 sub mariners were on board the carolina 4 o 2 in waters north of bali on wednesday morning they were taking part in what should have been a routine training exercise when contact with the vessel was lost but. the submarine is now silent there's no sound we can only use sonar the search is reaching a critical point even if the submarine is intact those on board will soon run out of oxygen until the deadline which 3 am on saturday we will maximize every effort
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experts are concerned the submarine may have sunk too far and collapsed under extreme pressure. the deeper a submarine goes by water pressure increases on the submarine every 10 meters there is one kilogram of pressure added to each centimeter of the body of the submarine indonesia's neighbors singapore and malaysia are soo sting with the search and australian navy vessel is also on side. in tunisia barzee say the submarine was in good condition despite being built in the late 1970 s. it completed a 2 year refurbishing process in south korea in 20 and recently completed its scheduled maintenance in indonesia on thursday indonesian military personnel spotted an oil slick in the sea that officials say could indicate a fuel leak for many of the family and friends of those on board the carolina 4
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o 2 the ordeal is too much to bear. his wife said i want to be with him i miss him but i can't because he has to work. but now we have heard this information. got married 2 months ago before going on the submarine mission. before he left he was hoping that when he got back he was hoping they would have a baby instead her family like dozens around indonesia now faces a painful wait for answers just to washington al-jazeera jakarta. myanmar's military has issued arrest warrants for 26 members of the national unity government formed a week ago it's nominally led by john suchi who was ousted as the country's leader in a military coup back in february the unity government says it should be attending an emergency regional summit this weekend the kool-aid as been invited which opponents
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say lends him legitimacy. 19 factions in iraq so apostle $1000000.00 mark this week the government imposed a partial curfew on discarded large gatherings but assuming a full team reports from baghdad muslims fasting during the holy month of ramadan are trying to keep one popular tradition going. it's 9 pm in baghdad the evening curfew to slow the spread of coronavirus is in force. but for these young men the night has only just begun. they've gathered about death for stadium to play in the head as a traditional game that involves 2 teams trying to hide a ring from one another head business which means you bring in iraq arabic is a particularly popular pastime during the fasting month of ramadan. have a smooth road in iraq without my head this wouldn't be the same. and after breaking
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off fast be prepared to pay me. the game is believed to date back to the abba seat era hundreds of years ago but has since evolved into a competitive sport this is the 1st round of a national championship typically held during ramadan with the support of the ministry of youth and sport us what is the organizer and iraq's most famous player . you seem to like idea behind this championship is to reunite iraq yes and it's also about rules and physio namie finding the ring depends on the foresight and the talent of the players the game goes like this the team leader hides the ring in the fist of one of his players the captain from the other team has 10 minutes to find the ring which he can only do by studying the facial expressions of the players the captain can rule out players he believes don't have the ring by asking them to show their hands. but he only gets one guess to identify the ring
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bearer a task that has been made easier this year because there are only 40 players in each team. john i did team members could reach 4 or 500 now the circumstances become different iraq is going through a health and security crisis last year stern. meant it was canceled due to the pandemic but this year it was allowed to go ahead with certain restrictions usually the stadium would be packed with players and spectators but this year all floridians have restricted attendance as the country registers record numbers of new coronavirus infections but there is no social distancing no masks and it appears little concern about the rising cove in 1000 cases the teams will play until dawn when the curfew is lifted and they return home to begin their fast again seem on a 14 al-jazeera. now says had
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a busy week sending astronauts to the international space station aboard a recycled rocket crazing oxygen on mas and flying a helicopter on the planet for a 2nd time and that's left some countries feeling left behind and. if. this. is ever a lift off before dawn from nasa kennedy space center in florida the 1st time a recycled rocket spacecraft have been used now making their way to the one and only international space station the crew of astronauts onboard will change shifts with 7 colleagues on the international space station or i assess i really can't wait to get back to earth my love being up here in space but that just doesn't compare to being home on on earth crew 2 was due to arrive at the i assess on saturday and for a few days to us spacecraft will be docked simultaneously for the 1st time traveling up or 2 american astronauts and one japanese plus the 1st european
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astronaut to travel in a commercial spacecraft i don't write what i think we're living in the golden age of mt flight right now i don't think people realize it we have to look back at the sixty's and the morning missions but in just a few years we will have done something even more ambitious. and beyond this mission this week nasa has created oxygen on mars literally out of thin air and it flew its ingenuity helicopter for a 2nd time higher and longer than the 1st a so-called high risk high reward technology that's proved humans can conduct flights on the red planet there's a lot of excitement going on in nasa right now and you all have seen the fly the little helicopter on a celestial body some 80 to a 100000000 miles away as china prepares to launch parts of its next space station
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other countries seem at risk of being left behind and some argue europe must decide whether it wants to go to the moon and mars on its own or not. you up is a world power in terms of economy of political of weight and the world stage but in space is not compatible with us always china i think the style ok to be has to be made in order to see where you'll want to go on s s perseverance rover is searching for ancient signs of microbial life on mars europe's space agency the e.s.a. is due to play a crucial role on a future mission to return samples to earth. enter chapelle al-jazeera. the thousands there and these are your top stories a funeral for that child's late president idriss deby has been held in the capital and jemima was seriously injured last weekend while battling rebels who had launched an offensive from left.


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