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more money into the hands of someone 1st kick the money out of the hands of other markers that will goes to the king of he becomes the us versus them this is the deal about constraining your nuclear program the bottom line on the big questions on out is the era. think. turkey's president says the u.s. recognition of the mass killings of armenians is genocide is groundless and unfair . why money inside with the world news on al jazeera live from doha also coming up india reports the world's highest number of corona virus infections for a 5th day and a record number of deaths hospitals and human services continue to be overwhelmed.
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of course in iran sentences british iranian aid work in nazneen cigar racked with 21 more year in prison u.k. calls it inhumane. moscow's new crackdown it's shot down the offices and activities of groups linked to the jail kremlin chrissake alexina valmy. and it's been a historic night at the oscars chloe's out becomes the 1st asian woman to win the best director award as more women and minorities win top prizes. we begin in turkey's president has officially responded to the u.s. decision to formally call the mass killings of armenians under the autumn an empire during world war one as genocide. hindu are. you are you know it is
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true that these incidents were unfortunate similarly the muslims have also witnessed unfortunate events on these lands these tragic events cannot be manipulated by the west we as a people as a government cannot manipulate any of these tragic events we'll have full reaction within the whole kit in washington d.c. but 1st let's go live to restore will see who is joining us on skype from istanbul or so give us a bit more detail about what president at one had to say. about the president done so far has just really criticized by the statements and says that there's claims are just baseless and it's unfair to call it a genocide but he has not announced any retaliatory actions any tangible actions against the usa or any move tangible move through turkey is not going to be taken he rather refer to the meeting there's going to happen in june at the during the night of the nato sam summit and he's going to meet president biden face to face and he was going to convey his message and concerns to biden just. you know
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that particularly since 2000 keep key in on the mission between 2 comes had been sprayed quite a lot and yes he's criticizing harshly turkey over perches in the russian 400 s. 400 m. de france missiles while turkey says that it was not an option a policy but it was an s.s.d. because when it needed the most it is the fastest in our system under the under the to that it has asked nato allies to provide the patio missile system but has not be provided and then cut a needed to turn its face to moscow to get the air defense system on the other hand the own creditors concerned regarding to us say where were they in the allies in nato who says that the usa is practically supporting an army group which is called why fiji in northern syria that is a pure case off shot and that turkey has not lost roughly around 404 thai was
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a sort of 40000 of its citizens in the fight against the p k k so there are serious issues between in these 2 countries but it's important that present added one is talking about recovering the relations between 2 countries thanks for that reso set out there for us an estimable let's go straight to our white house correspondent kelly hellcats and pick up on what russell said that the. there is a lot that turkey could have done or could have said which would have perhaps had morphin impact on the u.s. instead there was a sense of a conciliatory tone what's your take from the u.s. and has there been any reaction from there yet. we're still watching for any reaction there is a white house press secretary briefing that will be coming up the next hour we'll of course to watching that closely to see if the u.s. has anything to say but in terms of the reaction so far the white house has been
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quiet letting the president's statements over the weekend stand with respect to the events of 915 calling it a genocide we should point out that this is really consistent with joe biden's promises made on the platform in terms of his campaign for president saying that he would label these events as genocide and we should point out that historically this is been about 40 years in the making in terms of successive presidents promising to do this declaration and then learning once they were in office that 1st strategic interests it may not be in the u.s. best interest to do so but all of that dynamic has changed the feeling in the united states is it's the result of turkey's actions not the u.s. actions that have resulted in this declaration given the fact that they believe that well the united states looks at turkey as a nato partner that turkey has not always reciprocated for example the purchasing
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of the s $400.00 missile defense system for russia not consistent with u.s. systems the united states not happy about that and saying so turkey taking really no action in response to those concerns as well feeling that the turkish government was not cooperate of when it comes to combating eisel and there are other concerns that have been voiced as well and so as a result this calculation was made and we should point out getting bipartisan approval of joe biden secularization over the weekend that just members of his own democratic party but also the often critical republican party saying that it was time for the united states to speak truth to power and to call the situation as it has been. seen for so many years here in the u.s. so again watching very carefully for fresh reaction but i can tell you that there are many people a that are various support what joe biden has done a both sides of the political spectrum here in the united states many thanks for
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that committee home for us in washington. and it is struggling with the worst health crisis of its modern history it's again reported the world's highest number of new infections 353000 there were also 2800 deaths announced on sunday a new record for india hospital oxygen shortages are growing more urgent and the head of the world health organization has described the situation as heartbreaking and as a problem reports now from new delhi. india may be experiencing the world's worst outbreak of cholera that 19 but millions of people still turned out to elect regional leaders in the state of west bengal on monday it's one of 5 states that has held elections in recent weeks despite the drastically rising number of
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infections from. hospitals across the country are facing a critical shortage of bed and oxygen. the u.s. and u.k. have responded by sending life saving medical supplies to india we want to try them all the support because they're close friends increasingly important partners but also we need this kind of international collaboration if we're going to get through the pandemic we don't be safe until we're all safe. once the aid arrives armed police are deployed to escort the precious cargo that says regional states accuse each other of stealing oxygen. soldiers got a newly opened 19 care center and new delhi. there are 500 beds so far for the many family members who couldn't get their loved ones admitted to hospitals even fewer people are being turned away being told that they can only be admitted if they have a referral and have prevented just the same to also says that it hard to accept
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those who are critically ill leaving many with nowhere else to go. as many people die because of a lack of help promised on the day and i'm already has been criticized for allowing the large political and religious events to go ahead that led to the government asking twitter to take down dozens of posts critical of its handling of the pandemic this stems primarily from the fact that this government does not take very kindly to criticism its very sensitive to criticism and also from the desire to try and control the narrative as days have gone by this government has come in increasingly for criticism increasingly from citizens and also i may say from from the court. on monday them address high court in the southern city of chennai said india's election commission a single handedly responsible for the 2nd wave of the coronavirus elizabeth purana
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al-jazeera you daddy. neighboring bangladesh is closing its land border with india for 2 weeks in response to the outbreak of their bangladeshi nationals in india will be allowed to return home as long as they meet strict travel and quarantine rules as travel between the 2 countries is already suspended and has reported more than 740000 cases and at least 11000 deaths. and in pakistan their concerns the rising number of cases in india may spill across the border it's requested the help of its military to stop the spread of the virus before a nation wide lockdown becomes necessary from islamabad his command. august on is in the grip of a 3rd wave of the corona wire a spent demick it has already claimed over 17000 lives and there are over 88000 active cases according to some estimates there foghat standard nord
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a bill to control the strain it may have over $28000.00 deaths and the next 2 months and that of cartels are danger of a more deadly wary and one that is creeping india cross into pakistan israel now the bug a tiny government has requested the military to come and help the civilian authorities under a constitutional clause they of course will be enforcing the s.o.p.'s ensuring that everybody wears a mosque and maintain social distancing but this is going to be a difficult task the medical fraternity a lot of radio was strafed and 30 and a ventilator is an oxygen capacity and requirement it's already reaching its big if august and does not contain this particular pandemic in time it may see a situation the likes of which are just not seen before perhaps even as dangerous as next door in india what is important now for the government to ensure that
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they're able to bring lockdowns back into the country so far that a partial lockdown interprovincial transport is affected except for the good transport that carry essential commodities all for sale of course have restricted their timing the government of sent a lady closed off its head and workspaces an educational institution and the oto today's are keeping a close watch on what happened next district in the high before to inquire province have registered up to 40 percent politics gates said and that of course means that pakistan may not have any other option but to go for a complete lockdown in order to mitigate this crisis. the european union is suing the pharmaceutical company astra zeneca off to delays in the delivery of covert 19 vaccines it's accuse the company of breaching its contract to supply
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enough jobs for the bloc seneca's says the legal action is without merit and that it has complied with the agreement natasha butler is in paris and explains why the e.u. is making this move. they might be wanting to put more pressure on the british swedish pharmaceutical company to speed up the delivery of its doses they've also come under quite a bit of criticism from member states for the slow rifaximin roll out in the e.u. which is seen very much as being the commission's responsibility the commission saying that that slow rollout was in part due to the fact that they just didn't have enough astra zeneca doses at least not the ones that they said they were promised 30000000 doses of astra zeneca were delivered by the company in the 1st quarter of the year that's far short of the 120000000 doses that the e.u. commission say were promised under the contract that it signed with astra zeneca
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now that is why they're launching this legal action the u. commission says that astra zeneca simply breached its contract and also failed to find other ways of making up the shortfall for example the commission said that astra zeneca could for example have diverted doses from the u.k. where those doses were being produced to the e.u. when needed now astra zeneca has responded to this legal action they say that there is no merit in it and that they look forward to being able to clear their name in court. after 3 week lockdown students in france have returned to primary schools vance despite a recent increase in infections resident in my new mac ross says the decision may help fight social inequality as parents who struggle to pay for child care will be able to get back to work for some fair could lead to a rise in cases france has reported more than 5900 cases in the past 24 hours.
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in a city for the 1st time in months spas restaurants cinemas and concert halls have partially reopened prime minister mario draghi says he's taking a calculated risk he's been under pressure from far right groups and anti lock down protest as italy's infection rates and intensive care missions have fallen but kovac 19 deaths are still high. cyprus has ended a 2 week lockdown to contain a new wave of infections but it will accept to vaccinate to tourists from 65 countries starting next month's they won't need a negative code 900 test all go through a quarantine. health officials in gaza say they're facing a critical situation in the battle against kevin 19 has been a surge in young people being affected thought to be from the more contagious u.k. variant the rate of people testing positive is now among the highest in the world and vaccines are in short supply gaza already struggles because of israel's long
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running blockade still ahead on out to syria. after weeks of increased tension on the border between ukraine and russia hopes from here a resolution. sponsored ploy qatar airways. we got the rain clouds now gathering across central and southern parts of china so what's the weather coming through it will eventually make its way toward ca's china sea and beyond ahead of that sits fine in try high pressure in shots so some pleasant sunshine lots of lovely spring sunshine there for japan as we go for tuesday 20 celsius in tokyo a $21.00 in the $21.00 is 70 and found out here comes out west and whether that will make its way in secu she as we go on into weather stay much shift japan
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turning increasingly wets showers started to push their way through some wet weather to into north korea and that wet weather will push up to the far east of russia bright skies come back in behind me some pleasant sunshine but full of the cloud and rain down towards southern parts of china well combine food into parts of taiwan but western weather coming towards hong kong could see a little bit localized flooding as the downpours say same want to see heavy showers to insist southeast asia mainly really across indochina somewhat the weather coming through here over the next house and then the sea usual rash of showers to malaysia and on into indonesia some showers too it's a southern parts of india some lovely storms rumbling away here sri lanka could catch a shower would say elsewhere a small that hot sunshine with high temperature is. always frank assessments on. exactly how.
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taking for the situation right not to be repeated again informed opinions is the u.s. with thinking military positioning in the middle east or is it just to simply reorganize the ministry asa this is a message to the region the united states fears a rethink you'll hear its military posture in-depth analysis of the day's global headlines inside story on our which is iraq. the and. the. it watching out is there a mind if our top stories this hour techies president has responded to the u.s. decision to label the mass killings of armenians by the awesome an empire ger in world war one as genocide president obama says the move has upset turkey.
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india has once again reported the world's highest ever number of covert 19 infections in a single day with more than 350000 cases the u.s. u.k. and e.u. and even india's regional rival pakistan are sending emergency aid. the european union is suing the pharmaceutical company astra zeneca after delays in the delivery of covert 19 vaccines to keys the company of breaching its contract to supply enough jobs for the block. an iranian court has sentenced iranian aide workin nazneen cigar iraq left to another year in jail cigar ratcliffe was released in march after serving 5 years on charges of plotting against the government the latest jail term comes from a new charge of spreading propaganda against her and she and her family have always denied the allegations against her paul brennan is in london but the reaction.
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universal condemnation of this move from senior politicians i mean the reason why i'm here outside the iranian embassy is because it's here in 2009 that nazneen zardari rockliffe attended and to rein in government rally and anti government protest and join the protests gave an interview to the b.b.c. persian service and it's for that 12 years later that the iranian authorities have now prosecuted and convicted her for what they say is propaganda against the iranian islamic republic the reaction let's start with the foreign secretary dominic robb who said it was totally inhumane and wholly unjustified decision to come to this this conviction and we continue to call on iran to release nelson immediately and the prime minister boris johnson then subsequently added his voice to the chorus of outrage i don't think it's right at all that nice clean should be
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sentenced to any more time in jail i think that it was wrong if it's wrong that she's there in the 1st place and will be working very hard to secure the release from iran and her ability to return to her family here in the u.k. just as we work for our. national cases in iran and the government will not. stop we will redouble our efforts and we're working by may say with our american friends on this issue as well a husband richard radcliff said that it was clearly a negotiating tactic he said by the iranian authorities to prosecute and convict in this way and there is a glimmer of hope the lawyers for nelson is. now have $21.00 days in which to lodge an appeal they've already said that they will lodge an appeal on the grounds that it's taken so long to bring this prosecution so long after the alleged events took
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place. to russia now weather looks to be another setback for the kremlin critic alexina vali the prosecutor's office is asking the court to suspend the activities of the foundation for combating corruption which he set up his anti corruption organization as one of several groups that could be added to a tara list that includes eisel and the taliban then you mean is that 16 years of a possible court decision ruling that an organization is extremist will lead to serious consequences this is a criminal offense a serious indicted pull a fence and even people donating money to such an organization could be indicted then so let's say a person donated 100 roubles he could be indicted. in germany when of all he spent 5 months recovering from poisoning says the court is not acting in a lawful way the center. of untucked as the german government condemned the decision of a moscow court based on a request of the state prosecutors to ban the activities of the valley's
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organization on suspicion of extremist activities using anti terror laws against political opponents is in no way in line with the rule of law. in very general terms our position remains that mr developing must be freed he is in prison even though the european court of human rights demanded russian authorities in february to immediately will essentially then a smith has the very latest from moscow. what will happen is that later this week prosecutors will ask a moscow court to declare his organization isn't a corruption organization and he's affiliated political groups all around russia as extremist putting them on a level with al qaeda in the interim prosecutors a ask the court to make a ruling to essentially stop the activities of those groups while the court decides on a final ruling so we're expecting that now tomorrow on tuesday in the valleys group say they have stopped the social media postings they've closed the telegram channel
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down they've closed there are the social media groups but they will reemerge under different names they say that they will keep spreading the. message and they will emerge in the different names with the problem is that particularly for his political of political groups around the country what they were doing was they were advising people where and how to and who to cast their vote for in elections in a way that would dislodge local representatives of the united russia party that's right in their putin's party this was the only way of recruit reducing the representation of united russia in the parliament now this was a very successful tactic in 2019 moscow city council elections because it was so successful the government would want to see that tactic being employed in elections national elections here in september that is believed to be why prosecutors are asking the court to make that ruling. he grants president vladimir selenski says he
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expects to meet russia's of that a mere pittance soon tension between the 2 nations has been escalating in recent weeks russia closed access to the cat straits on saturday and had amassed large numbers of troops on ukraine's border before pulling them back ukrainian troops have battled russian backed forces in eastern ukraine in a conflict that kiev says has killed 14000 people since 2014 more than fast ukrainian soldiers have been killed just this year after a recent cease fire collapsed child strafford has an update on the situation phone maria poll in ukraine. in another development the ukrainian president told the financial times newspaper that he wanted western leaders to support changes to the mix to agreement now mixed who was signed in 2015 it is a series of proposals that has failed in its aim to forge a last thing ceasefire and political settlement in the east of this country's
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alinsky also told the financial times that he wanted to expand the normandy format the normandy format of the main negotiating partners of france germany russia and ukraine zelinsky saying he envisions a greater role for the u.s. and the u.k. in those negotiations very interesting lee soon off to russian president vladimir putin spokes person dmitri peskov described this. view as and another alarming signal from ukraine he said it was a demonstration ukraine would like to modify minks this would simply be impossible without putting an end to it so despite this increasing confidence by the ukrainian president that he's going to speak to vladimir putin about the crisis in the east this in no way represents authority over the relationship and these kind of statements that he's made certainly to the financial times newspaper according to
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the kremlin are a worrying sign that tension is far from over in this region. the film no man's land one a big at sunday scaled back oscar ceremony is also good night for diversity with the most nominations ever women and ethnic minorities both in from top and behind the camera is there as well reynolds has this report from hollywood and the oscar goes to. no man's land no midland dominated the 93rd academy awards the film won best picture its star frances mcdormand best actress. and director chloe zhao best director the 1st woman of color and only the 2nd woman ever to win the category so this is for anyone. who has the faith and the courage to hold on to the goodness in the south and to hold on to the goodness in each other. in the critically acclaimed film mcdormand
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plays an aging widow up rooted by economic change traveling the back roads of the western u.s. in a battered van it's her 3rd oscar. and i like work. thank you for knowing and thanks for this anthony hopkins the father in a surprise anthony hopkins won best actor for his role in the father many hollywood observers thought the late chadwick boseman who passed away last year from cancer at age 43 would be chosen for his dynamic performance in ma rainey's black bottom. is not a question of barney's a noun bias is there a question of resistance to fasten or not exists is what your parents as well why performers won the top prizes 9 actors and actresses of color were nominated for awards the winners included daniel kaluga for supporting actor in judas and the
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black messiah and yo jewel use as supporting actress in the nare i'd like to thank to my 2 boys who make me pull out and look so. good out stand. it this is their be happy because the money will still. shade of the best international feature award went to another round from denmark it looks at how alcohol impacts relationships. due to the cold in 1000 pandemic the traditional red carpet was downsized and socially distanced a severely limited number of nominees and guests were allowed inside the venue at l.a.'s union station with cold and tested participants rotated in and out during the show. the show's television ratings in decline for years were predicted to be its lowest ever. that's represented but there were some fun moments like mcdormand
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howling at the moon oh. and glenn close doing the rope shaking dance in a sparkling blue dress. the movie industry is going through sweeping changes as streaming video rapidly overtakes cinematic releases of films but with all that the oscars remain hollywood and the film industry's most sought after prize and it's likely to stay that way for years to come rob reynolds al-jazeera los angeles . this is out there and these are your top stories take its president has responded to the u.s. decision to label the mass killings of armenians by the ottoman empire.


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