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and it says i'm similarities of cultures across the world. so no matter what you call high al jazeera will bring you the news and current affairs that matter. t al jazeera ah freed after weeks under siege, nearly a 100 ukrainian women and children are released from the steel wax and maria pole surrounded by russian courses. meanwhile, u. s. how speak nancy pelosi flies to cue the highest ranking officials a visit from washington when new sanctions against russian oligarchy on abil. ah, hello there uninstalled the attain. this is al jazeera life from dough. also coming
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up, as movement around the world celebrate, eat outfitters. we report from occupied east jerusalem. hundreds of thousands of palestinians gathered to prey after recent tension and ahead of well press freedom day. a reporter and women's rights activists tells of the difficulties female john this space in afghanistan, since the taliban returned to power. now ukraine's president says about a 100 civilians have been freed from a besieged steel, wax and merry, a pole, elderly women and mothers with small children were seen being helped from under the rubble and then boarding buses. the evacuation is being led by the un and the red cross in coordination with both ukranian and russian forces in them nourished today. finally, we managed to stop you back. you wasted at the people from as up stall after many weeks of negotiations and many differently. things people calls countries proposals
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. finally, there was not a single day that we didn't try to find a solution to ensure the safe rescue of those people to day for the 1st time during this war. this vital safe passage started working 2 days of ceasefire on the whole territory, and we managed to rescue more than 100 people, civilians, women, and children who were hiding it as of style. to morrow morning, 100 of the rescued people are supposed to come to the region of separate shya pray to god that they are in that place of safety. to morrow, we will ensure all the conditions to continue evacuating people from mary paul, to morrow at 8 o'clock in the morning, when alexia bryan has more now, on those evacuations, flanked by you in officials and russian troops, buses carrying evacuation from your mother, your polls as of style steel plant arrived in the village outside the sissy. more than 70 buses were made available,
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but not many people were brought out to move. about 11 people got out with us. we went from one side of the plant and the others went through it all. just imagine at their own risk, with the little children under shelling about exit point. they were told no, we will not let you out. russians are there, they will execute you. we can't risk your lives like that. and so they went back, there were those who went back. those who managed to escape. we just don't know how . one trapped beneath the steel works, i said to be up to a 1000 civilians and 2000 ukrainian fighters. the industrial complex is the last bastion of ukrainian territory in the port sissy, surrounded by russian forces. satellite images show, how much of it now lies in ruins. rush has been intensifying its operation in the east and south with relentless rocket artillery and mortar attacks. these people are escaping the conflict zone and
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a new front line near the town of the man. they should have been enjoying a gentle retirement and stayed there contemplating a very different future with the liberators. the russians have carmen, have fritos from was our lives. and now i am an elderly person, and i have to run away from home. this war has uprooted, more than 12000000 people in the past 2 months. below ground and matter you poll, hundreds more awaiting for their chance to escape alexia brian al jazeera. while son of the vacuum, he is from mary paul are being sent north to nearby is apple regina out there is 100 other meters in that city. well, according to the end, we are not expecting any civilians to arrive here. by end of day to day may be to morrow. ah, it did well for what we know is that the evacuation and the safe passage has been
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put in place since yesterday. that's when. busy you and buses and the teams of both the you and, and international red cross have arrived in the vicinity of the steel works. we do know that a number of civilians did come out a yesterday saturday, up to 20 of them. we don't have any figures about how many did come out today if any, at all, do you and at this point is not giving any details, but it is saying that the operation is continuing. it takes a lot of work. it takes a lot of coordination between the ukrainian side and the russian side, a lot of mediation and a lot of vetting of those who are coming out. so this is going to be a lengthy operation that can take a few days. we probably, at some point going to start seeing a buses arriving here in the upper region about a 3 hour drive under normal circumstances. that may be much longer because of the current situation on the ground. but certainly it is
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a very delicate or evacuation that do you and the red cross a handling and they're trying to give as little detail as possible. but they are saying it is continuing and at the moment seem it's things seem to be going as smooth as it's possible in a battle ground. while pipe frances has once again spoken out against the war, the head of the roman catholic church referred specifically to the situation and marion, paul, you can, she of us will be go, i'll let you know the money. my thoughts go immediately to the ukrainian city is marysville. the city of mary bob worsley bombarded and destroyed. even now, even from here, i renew my call to the creation of safe humanitarian corridors. the people trapped in the still work, so that city i suffer and cry when i think of the suffering of the ukrainian people
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. so particularly the weakest, the elderly and children. and you know, there are even terrible report to children being spilled and deported. and while we are witnessing and because regression of humanity, i mean i ask you together with so many anguish people, if we are really seeking a mark, is there is the will to avoid the continuous military and verbal escalation. if we are doing everything possible to make the weapon stop, i mean, whole. meanwhile, on a visit to kid us house speaker, nancy pelosi told ukraine's leader that america fully supports his country's fight . washington is also now looking at new ways to sanction russian oligarchy. alan fisher, ripple media 2nd in line to the us presidency. nancy pelosi is the highest ranking us official to visit ukraine. the speaker of the house lay the congressional delegation to keep and spend 3 hours with the ukrainian president flooded me as the landscape will not be bullied by bullies. if they making threats,
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you cannot back down. that's my view of it that you were there for the fight and you cannot, you cannot sold to a boy were in the us delegation, discussed the big 3 issues for the ukrainians, security, humanitarian support and financial aid. we need his bills for ukraine is white for freedom. president joe biden is already announced a new $33000000000.00 aid package. senate leader chuck humor, the going after russian president vladimir putin's friends and allies in the legislation of the 33000000000. i will be adding provisions that allow us to go after the oligarchs take their money and send it right to ukraine. this is the kind of stuff we're talking about. yachts, mansions, at the moment, you can seize assets and fries them. new legislation would make it easier to season
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sale. funneling the money back to ukraine is a tactic used against organized crime in the us. there will be processes and protections in place to her unwarranted seizures. now one of the things that schumer and his team are talking about are having an expedited review process. are there any appeals or could be may quickly, the senate could start moves on the new package this week. the house is on a break, but could push through any legislation quickly with the support from both parties, joe biden could have a built assign within 2 weeks. i'll and for sure, i'll just either washington or russia. fred's part is intensifying attacks aimed at seizing more tara train, eastern ukraine. the town of w around 50 kilometers from the frontline was targeted on saturday. 7 people were injured when a residential building was struck back. while our child structure has more on the east and offensive from debra pilla, the russian missile slammed into the grilled only liters away from this block of
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flats. who knows how many people would have been killed? could it be the direct hit? another attack is positive. vladimir putin so called special operation ukraine, wrecking civilian lives. even front doors deep inside the building buckled under the force of last. good miller has lived here in the eastern tailed floor, bro, pillion, for more than 50 years. worth for he practice sin where i live here alone. my husband was killed mining coal and my son died. i had gone out for a walk when it hit. i know how like he, i am to be alive, but i have virtually nothing left. how can i live on? i don't know. that old firmly portrait lies among the rubble of books. her deceased husband used to read, stand the destroy bookcase. family members have come to help. look miller. clear.
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the debrief olga holds a chunk of shrapnel. she failed on the sitting room floor floor there was the j e m. why did they hit here? this is a residential apartment block. why, for what are the tanks here of the soldiers? this is not a battlefield. we have a school here and kindergarten. civil defense teams attached policy sheets to one of luke villas, destroyed when those other residents throw the remnants of their belongings on the pavement below. only 7 people suffered by that injury explosion. it's incredible that nobody was killed in this attack and it comes at a time when, according to the ukrainian army, russian forces are preparing for a major offensive. and they are increasingly attacking areas like this one well behind the front line, close by a vast crater skulls, the woodland where another missile exploded. the cranium military says russian
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forces a gradually increasing the intensity of their offensive and eastern ukraine. saturn wall paper hangs in shawls from lou miller's kitchen wool. she says she hopes the ukrainian army can keep russian forces back. she doesn't know what she will do. if they comb shall stuff it al jazeera, the little pillow easton, you cried for me while the russian military is accusing ukraine of shelling its own civilians and villages around the occupied city of kasan. ukraine has not responded to that allegation. now, catherine was one of the 1st cities to fall during the initial stages of the russian invasion. there have been regular protests against the occupation. there are now reports that it's civilians are demonstrating against russian plans to introduce the ruble as the main currency in the city. just over russia's border to explosions shook the southern region. early on monday morning, the governor of belgrade said no one was injured. but earlier, a fire at
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a military sight damaged homes and injured at least one person. it's not known what caused the blaze. other similar fires and explosions that russian military base is there have raised suspicions of sabotage or ukrainian attacks. are still ahead here on out as they're indigenous people fighting for their land in the philippines. we look at the dangers they faced defending their environment and thousands protest and sri lanka against the government handling of the worst economic crisis there and decades. ah. but a few days recently in north africa and the middle east us left the legacy of dust in the which is not exactly on typical. the cloud bearing range further north and that exist more or less from turkey through iran and eastward sir,
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this is dry and dusty that's particularly so actually not far away from libya. so just focus on the storm system brewing up. it will eventually make things much colder, but in the meantime, it's a hot dusty wind ahead of it. in fact, in our swan, it's been 43 degrees, 10 degrees above the average, but dust is really the story and the heat's moving east was, was it the cold breeze comes in behind garza, we'll get it on tuesday, a leap of time. chapter 3325 is the average back down below average. as that would swings round the following day to a wesley or northwest to be. i said the rain is around for the north and is up to the stands may be just touching northern pakistan. pakistan is enjoying test the word a heat wave at the moment. and that is accompanied by potential dust dorms as well . but the bigger picture becomes dry and dry and this is wednesday for you 40 and re at just in the air. and that breeze still quite strong. briefly look at southern africa, a much draw pictures and late bit of rain may be,
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but mostly in mozambique. ah ah, why did what have toilets my stick right? hobbs lee, the country europe is law fraud investigation one 018, review explodes about judge a police corruption. what out of 0 ah al jazeera, with every oh lou ah ah,
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logan, i'm the styles you $10.00 that's remind you of our top stories here. the south, the u. n and the red cross have completed the 1st phase of evacuation civilians from the as of salt field fountain mary of hope. more than a 100 women and children headed to ukrainian control territory and areas held by russian forces in eastern ukraine. meanwhile, the speaker b. u. s. house of representatives has thank to ukraine's president for what she described as his fight for freedom. during a visit to cue, nancy pelosi reassured rodney zalinski of continued support and russia is intensifying attacks aimed at seizing more territory in east and ukraine. the town of dub ramaya was targeted on saturday. 7 people were injured when a residential buildings struck. no muslims around the world all celebration the 1st day of it are fitter mocking the end of the holy month of ramadan. $200000.00
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palestinians attended prayers at the alex and most comp. tension has been high and recent weeks following israeli incursions inside the mosque, while stephanie decker reports now from the entrance to the alex a compound in occupied eastern. what you're seeing behind us is there is a massive crowd now covering, making their way out of the lock. so most compound having finished what is the main eat prayer and everyone now will be heading home to celebrate with their families. id say, eat here for the next 3 days and really pausing without incident that we've been speaking to people here. as you mentioned there the intentions over the last couple of weeks, particularly when it comes to those that entry of the far right wing jewish groups into the compound. this is allowed in the status quo. non muslims are allowed to visit the site, but only muslims can pray that this is the contention. those groups have been calling over the years for the right to pray are attempting prayers. and this is
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seen is huge, provocative to policy. interestingly, just briefly on the political front as well in jordan, we'll be meeting off. jade. jordan is the custodian of this site to discuss this particular issue. it's become a real hot topic. we also heard from our mass is leader in garza. yet here in water, the other day saying that this is a red line in her mouth was ready to take a dog, making their way back home. they'll be visiting family members having food all through a day when a lot of the people dress, especially the children exchanging gifts and you know, passing very peaceably one lady we spoke to said, you know, this is how we want to continue my wish for you is that the situation call that things improve for everyone. so certainly that the feeling among most people here, you can probably see the security forces just behind us. but everything causing very commonly no restrictions here. huge numbers, tens of thousands of managed to attend today. well, indonesia has the world's largest muslim population, and thousands have attended pres,
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outside chicago's main mosque. millions have also traveled to their home towns to celebrate. that's after the government lifted a band during the pandemic on. people traveling home worshippers in riyadh has passed mosque there before. now morning, pres, this is the 1st day for muslim to stop daytime fasting during ramadan, the and is gone. bul, as you can see, many worshippers took part in the prayer and historic how yes, a fee and mosque, the crowds that so long the $1000.00 had to perform a pres outside. and they were also similar scenes at norfolk, in baghdad. iraqi security forces there are on high alert to port any kinds of attacks during the holiday period in afghanistan, low poverty, acute hunger, and unemployment are making it difficult for many to celebrate ede, sarah, heritable. it's not a holiday for afghans waiting by the roadside hoping to be given
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a job. 40 years of war, economic decline, severe poverty, and the worst drought in decades has force many afghans on to the streets, not knowing where their next meal will be. oh wrong there has been without work for months. the bricklayers resorted to begging out of desperation. while his children tried to sell plastic bags or what i got them by good guy gardener. i used to in good money, but now there's no work. the change of governments made the situation a lot worse when we go door to door asking to help with kicked out. but sometimes i'm just looking for a piece of bread. one are gonna double clinically the taliban takeover of afghanistan last august, 1st nearly 3 quarters of a 1000000 people from their homes. you ins. refugee agency says the country is facing the world's worst humanitarian crisis. enemy go, mike, but i you to his line to the pockets of the occupiers,
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the u. s. and politicians for more than 20 years. and now the age they're giving like a sack of flour or 5 kilos of oil, can't cure the pain of our country. we want them to assist by providing job opportunities and economic relations. afghans are drowning in the oceans to get to europe and dying in the snowy mountains of turkey, just to find work. the united nations estimates that more than half the population of $24000000.00 afghans are facing acute food shortages. that's a 30 percent increase from last year. and one step away from famine. you know, when you meet people like i have one, i'm out across the country that have tell that tell me that they have never had to come to the viet p before for food since their lives has just been devastated with the loss of job. you know, unable to feed their children, i've never seen a situation deteriorate as quickly. and as up the scale that i've witnessed over
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the last it to 9 months last month, you and launch the largest 8 appeal ever for a country of more than $5000000000.00. and you and appealed last week to the $900.00 states, the end it's freeze on our scan for an us it agency stays, they don't receive international support soon. and afghan histones hunger crisis will go from bad to worse. and then they'll have to choose between who gets one laces, bright, or 2 thought a height it's al jazeera or may day events have been held worldwide to mark international labor day, a 6 day protest, march entree lanka was time to end in the capital. and people walked from the central city of candy to columba calling for the president to resign from columbia . manuel fernandez reports for many shall anchored of traditional workers. the immediate this year was all about getting rid of the roger pox, a government. thousands of people joined a 60 march from candy to colombo,
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organized by the mean opposition. some luggage on the by the vega, baby, isn't it? but i mean that we can watch this any longer. honestly. why do people have to suffer such hardship on this? no food, no get. the mother is in one queue. the father is my mother and the church are in more queues. we never expected this. the demands and the posters are familiar. go to go home. they read. give us stolen money back enough of fooling the people now leave looking glass crowds from across sri lanka, join marchers who converged on the road, leading to an independence monument. many a struggling to make ends meet since the price of food medicine, fuel and cooking. guest increased between 30 and a 100 percent. shortages are common either because of supply issues or holding by some traders. inflation he 30 percent in april. the main opposition says the
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government has no choice but to resign. the price of the master brought up a home that may be asking the president to go home. we have provided pigment, right? very much. it can be done. a reb, executive residency. it's abolish and you're going to a parliamentary fixed up bicker, murat, the says if the roger croxley brothers who hold the presidency and prime minister shipping, take this option, people will get off the street. and the challenge of improving the economy can be addressed. protested will have surrounded the president's office from then 20 days, say, successive government since independence have moved to the country. but the accused, the raj boxes of severely mismanagement economy, resulting in depleted foreign deserves at the time of a global financial crisis. prompted by the pandemic, thousands of sher lumpkins are continuing to speak out like these marchers who have been walking for more than 100 kilometers. they're demanding the roger pox,
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a brothers and the government resign and insist they won't be fooled by the government's attempts to avoid solving the crisis. mina fernandez, audra 0, colombo. now people living in the us state of new mexico are being forced from their homes. as strong winds, drive wildfire towards several towns and east 12 places are now burning in the north. the biggest in cash canyon that's east of santa fe. fire officials say they've become hard to contain after one fire merged with another a week ago. a territorial dispute that led to violence against indigenous activists and the southern philippines has highlighted the dangers faced by environmental defenders. police say the group has trespassing and ignored a warning shot as to mil allen, dog, and reports from booking non province. the activists want gracious protection from the next administration. following next week's elections, there was ugly, they are from them, nor book will indian tribe considered to one of the very 1st inhabitants in the
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southern region of lyndon now, but that orlando anglo and his clan have lived on this road site for many years now . they hoped to take back more than a 1000 hector's of land. now privately owned that once belonged to their ancestors . there were shot out by gunmen, despite having written government permission to reclaim their land. shall either del socorro was shot together with 3 other men or both. i me and me. now what though now the gunmen came from nowhere and started shooting at us. when i fell and i thought what sort of life to relieve or learn more of those? ellen, oh, we've been around for 5 years. who believe that the the 3rd us administration to help us? no one is here to protect us. more people here don't see us as a human beings to them. we are garbage halsy, them a novice. we're also attacked a 5 years ago when their leader were now to allow,
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was shot dead. his killing remains unresolved. the story of monopoly knew this a story that is repeated many times over, according to the international group, the global witness. the philippines is the deadliest country for land defenders across the asian continent, and menda now holds the highest number of recorded killings. when president rodrigo the 3rd to was sworn into office in 2016, he vowed to defend the point of indigenous peoples and the environment. but at least a 160 environmental defenders were killed between 20162028 shocking increase. say many, even for a country long accustomed to violence, the tribes people killed often spoke out against illegal logging, mining, and damn projects. climate change is also a threat extreme where there also devastates vulnerable communities. and many
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filipinos hoped that after to turn to retires in july, the next administration will shift its focus and protect indigenous peoples considered by some here to be the last line of defense against climate breakdown. jamal ali dorgan al jazeera book hidden and province southern philippines. now the united nations is holding a virtual conference for wild press freedom day, and to bring attention to the threats that journalists experience around the world . in afghanistan, a reporter and women's rights activist extends the challenges facing female journalists that since the taliban took over. solemn marianne no, be her storm. i'm maria. ne, be manager in charge of san tv and also the head of women. hope caravan organisation, salmon. that will come at the company, a martel under the previous government. the taliban unfortunately behaved harshly with active members of society. and even after the arrival of americans and under
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the new government this to the same, they were harsh and cruel, but journalists there rested them in more parts of the country or beheaded them and committed other crimes like that murder on the 15th of august, when the previous government fell, every one was scared. oh, i was scared to. i can't forget that day. so it was the 1st time in my whole life. that experience something like this, that almost nanny, i'm a holy pine. i thought all my hopes plans and dreams for the future. we're going to vanish like dust in the wind morning. i thought i'd be like the women under the last taliban regime. i will turn into a girl who will have to wear a broker and be unable to leave my house. but after some time i wanted to come back on screen, i was in despair. our biggest fear was that the taliban would have the same conservative view that they had in far away rural areas. so i talked to some of my friends and we decided that we need to protest and plead for justice. on that day,
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i thought to myself, how can i show the taliban, or the new government that to these women are not like those under the previous regime. when he could forcibly put worker on women's heads to these women are developed and educated. they are girls who are very talented in the field of journalism, and they should participate in the progress of a society. so we can see a wealth of loved and improved of kind of fun in the future for either one or some other day with us. i of publishing on a rocky street artist has painted 16 large murals in bagdad as part of a mission to transform the city. among them are well known figures including a poet was jailed for rising about repressive regimes. baghdad mare says the initiative started 9 months ago in order to bring beauty to the city. ah.


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