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from rome, patience, fearless midwife has adopted the cause of challenging, deeply ingrained traditions. i'm terminating this modern day beat aside. the daughter, 3, witness on alger ceiling. ah, off to its relentless assault russia promises a cease fire at the abbey solved sail plant to allow civilians to escape mario pole . oh, under them. nora kyle: this is al serra live from doha. also coming up tensions rise again is al axle motzkin occupied east jerusalem as jewish visits as are granted access. after
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ramadan, the central bank announces his mice aggressive interest rate hike in more than 20 years to tame out of control inflation. and the desperate race to save the wells forests and fight climate change. grocer says it'll hold fire at the besieged steel plant in southern ukraine to get trapped civilians a chance to get out there with ukrainian fights. as inside the of a cell plant in mario pole who are fighting what they say, a heavy bloody battles against russian and the allied forces. and de monahan, reports ukrainian fighters have been holding out in underground bunkers in the sprawling steelworks for months. and for the past few days in the scene of heavy fighting, as russian forces tried to capture the last pocket of resistance in the strategically important city. but despite running out of food and ammunition, the soldier,
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se they've no intention of surrendering, follow grenier. but he will be good news on mario post garrison for 70 days has resisted the overwhelming forces of the enemy by itself. since the 25th of april, we have held a circular defense of the ever stole fun. it is the 2nd day the enemy has broken through into the plans. there. i have a bloody battle side, but it's not just soldiers hold up. here are hundreds of civilians remain trapped, reports others have been evacuated recent days, ukraine's president in appealing for help to get those who remain to safety. when you're going to run it today, i spoke to you in secretary general, antonio gutierrez, and we discussed what we have already achieved and what is still necessary to do to save mary paul and the defenders of mary a whole city. there is not a single day that i and my team wouldn't do this, and i'm grateful to everybody who helps russia has promised to cease fire 3 more
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days to lead last the women and children to escape. if the promises kept, it may be their final opportunity before the russians move in to and resistance and merciful wants. and for all, since monahan, al jazeera, ukraine's military says, russia is continuing to hit fights across the east as it tries to gain full control of your hands and donates regions. cha, stratford spent a day with ukrainian troops and census this report. black smoke rises from russian all control territory. we drive at high speed along what ukrainian soldiers call the road of life towards the front line. it's a walk through the forests to the trenches, the sound of artillery punches through the air. washing forces trying to advance from the left and right flanks, but morale among the soldiers is high yard in the loop lease. when the war started, i had a huge adrenalin rush and a search and anger. now,
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more anger of what the russians did up in lucia variable, and what they continued to do, many other places, and we will never be brothers looking scars from mortar at all. tillery strikes russian forces frequently target disposition that shelling that you can hear is coming over our heads from russian positions and hidden ukrainian positions around about 2 or 3 kilometers from here. this is what heavy artillery sounds like when it's fired over your head. that the whoosh is the shell blas through the the crunch, just a hit explode. the soldiers of use british made anti tank missiles called in law's part of a multi $1000000000.00 military, a package from ukraine's western partners. and is in addition. but that unless we
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are grateful to western countries for helping us with weapons, because russia has much more than us, we can't hold them back without their help. from afford observation point soldiers tell us, russian forces are behind the wall. only a few 100 meters away. and they are facing high tech weapons from above. those for might him could, he could get a reset or the drones help their artillery to hit oppositions. there are also weaponized version that far at $3.00 to $4.00 times a day. they are difficult to shoot because they fly so high. my alina worked as a veterinarian before she signed up to fight. not so many of them made the thing you sim book. i have a child, she's 10 years old. i want her to have a peaceful sky over her head. that's why i'm here. i consciously decided to join up and defend my country. boxes of explosives and ammunition,
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the constant threat from above. the russian army trying to push forward under a blackening sky, shall stratford 0 eastern grade. while they're been angry confrontations in bulgaria over whether the government should do more for ukraine. the police in the capital, sophia tried to separate people calling for more aid and those wanting the government to stay neutral. parliament voted in favor of allowing the repair of ukraine's military equipment and refused demands to pay for gas in russia's currency, the rubel and half. now being castle there been scuffles at the alex and mos compound and occupied east, jerusalem after jewish visits resumed after ramadan. police were seen at the entrance to the mos, to disperse palestinian protestors. let's go live to stephanie decker in occupied east jerusalem. and stephanie, what's the situation there? now?
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everything is call man, there's 3 hours in the morning and one hour in the afternoon. oh, when non muslims can enter the lock. so mos compound, as you mentioned, there are some minor back and forth between israeli forces and palestinians. when these groups entered around 11 groups, we counted smaller numbers than before that we've seen. or when we had had more tensions, let's say on the comp. and i'll give you a bit of a geography about this hugely inflammatory site if you will. you're looking at the golden dome that's the dome of the rock. this is where muslims believe proper. mohammed ascended to heaven deluxe the most compound . the 3rd holy a site in islam made is called the temple mounted use. it is their 1st holiest site . now you have some of these visitors, these are far right jewish nationalists. some of the mine are part of these groups . more extremists, if you will, are calling for the building of a 3rd temple on the site of the dome of the rock. you're now looking at the
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kimberly mosque behind the mosque. you have the western wall, which is the only place that jews are allowed to pray on the site, the change that you've seen here and why it is so provocative to palestinians is you know, we are focusing now on these are non muslim access to visit this has been going on for a very long time, 3 hours in the morning, one hour in the afternoon. during the week, what changes the nature of these visits more and more of these religious ultra nationalists trying to pray on the site calling for the right to pray on the site. this is seen as a change in the status quo. palestinians will tell you that even members of this government and previous governments support the right to pray and that more of a blind eye has been turned to when these things happen. so this is the situation if you will, but certainly just coming back to, to day after ramadan, the 1st time that non muslims are allowed to enter. we've seen more of these groups, but things really relatively more quiet than we've seen in recent weeks is, is
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a potential fast point though, is that what official palestinian reaction have we seen? i would say you could go as far as to say that is the it is deal or flash point or when it comes to the story these days, it's not the garza war. it's not settlement expansion. it's not home demolitions that has the capacity to mobilize the amount of people in the amount of anger that deluxe a mosque compound can, palestinians will tell you that this is a red light and we've seen it before. in terms of numbers coming to the streets, you're asking me about palestinian reaction will have masses. re taken this upon themselves recently. now saying that it is the protector of a lot so that it has a yes in war. who is the leader garza? the leader in garza saying that a 1111 rockets were ready that this was, you know, he calling it the desecration of the sight of these access to these groups were not stopped. you've had the palestinian authority also getting involved. now condemning these visits. and as we said,
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these visits are not you what is happening now. it seems to be that the spotlight has been put on them, even the arab league in the last couple of weeks saying that israel has to stop the that jews trying to pray on the site. having said that, the israeli government, even your la p, the foreign minister coming out last week, saying that israel has no intention of changing the status quo. this has been the official position of every government, but certainly when you speak to palestinians who've been witnessing the changes on the ground, they will tell you that this is something that is already happening. i think diplomatically, just briefly, there are efforts now to look at this to try and address it because they know just how exclusive this can be. are we understand there may be a meeting of jordanians, the jordanians are the custodians of the site and also between israeli officials at some point now after e to discuss the status quo. okay, we'll, we'll kill, keep close eye on the situation. 70 decker, a volume from occupied east jerusalem, thanks very much. now the cost of paying off mortgages, credit cards, and all of
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a loans has jumped in the us off the steepest interest rate rising over $2.00 decades. the federal reserve went with a half a percentage point increase, hoping to control the soaring cost of living gabels on day reports from washington dc. for regard to a get a business is good at his beloved food truck, he calls tamales e packers pueblo. but when he needs to restock the truck's refrigerator with ingredients he had to, the local market realizes everything has gone up in price by a lot, $6.00 for this before you could get it for 299 double in price. even the oil he uses to cook with, instead of being 40, now we pay for $2.00 because he was not alone. millions of americans are struggling to get by with inflation reaching the highest levels in decades. which is why there are reserved chair, jerome pow announced wednesday in aggressive interest rate hike of half
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a percentage point. we understand the hardship it is causing and we're moving expeditiously to bring it back down. the u. s. benchmark or target inflation rate is about 2 percent. he rate at which the fed believes a normal healthy economy can function without too much strain on consumers. in march, 2019 before any one had heard of corporate 19, the u. s. economy was humming along inflation was at 1.9 percent. basic interest rates were also low. but then march 2020 hit. and so to do the pandemic, the u. s. economy began to shut down the federal reserve slashed interest rates to near 0 to keep the economy from total collapse. it worked. but since then, supply chains have become clogged while consumer demand has increased, along with energy costs, with russia's war and ukraine. goods and services have become more expensive. inflation kept creeping up last year and has been over 6 percent for 6 straight
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months. it's now at a 40 year high. so interest rates are going up to put the brakes on an overheating economy. left unchecked, inflation can to an unsustainable cycle of prey. sikes that directly affect consumers and business owners, just like ricardo the food truck owner, have a business to run in a fellow to support i not to raise the price as well. unfortunately, i don't have a way around it. the government hoping this latest interest rate hike will provide the economy with what the fed calls a soft landing for millions of americans. gabriel's hondo al jazeera washington selah has her on out there. oh, to hear the fight for abortion rights, the u. s. government, he says his state will be a century for women. all hooks open and nominal. and the
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dragon leaves it's nest. the crew that's heading back to earth helped us 6 month mission. ah, richard and he has begun the fee for world copies on its way to the castle group your travel package to that hello there we seen some very stormy conditions, effect southern areas of spain over the past few days. you can see those storm clouds lingering over the se, bring some very nasty conditions. torrential rain cause major flooding in valencia, where we saw a new record amount of rainfall for may in just 24 hours. we had more than 200 millimeters for we haven't seen those amounts since reco. it's began now on thursday that wet and windy, where the shifts, further, se, woods, algeria, we could see some very strong gust of wind up to
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a 150 kilometers per hour. and we have got some wind warnings out as well, and thunderstorm warning to some of those islands across central areas of the mediterranean, but it is an improving picture for spain for france. however, we have so got some flood warnings out as that wet weather. weather is way farther east. it's going to leave behind some sunshine in the west and the temperature in paris is expected to pick up touching 23 by friday with sunshine. now it remains very warm and dry across much of scandinavia, temperatures in all flo and stuck on picking up. it is going to get wet to, however, across poland, stretching down towards more central areas, which was well for eastern turkey. but there will be lots of sunshine in athens at $22.00 degrees celsius. i saw airway official airline of the journey. join the debate. there is no, he job bad little, you know, if anyone here talks about women that i had 2 horses dusted, this abuse seemed of themselves notes. how big is off the table?
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we were taught to see abortion one way, tickets, truth to health, all the companies. they deny any responsibility, even though they have the resources and the power to fix it, where a global audience becomes a global community. the comment section is right here. be part of today's program. this stream on al jazeera lou. ah ha, again, you're watching al zara. his reminder of our top stories this hour. russia says it'll hold fire for the day at a seal plant in southern ukraine, allowing traps civilians to get out there among ukrainian soldiers at the other cell facility and mario pole. there being confrontations between israeli forces and
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palestinian protestors at the alex or mosque. dozens of palestinians gathered up the compound or to israel's government, allowed jewish visits to resume and as inflation in the u. s. has a 40 year high and the cost of living increases, the federal reserves responded by raising interest rates by half a percentage point. the biggest increase in 20 years. the united states says it's now equally preparing for both scenarios with and without the iran nuclear deal. the state department warned its not sure there'll be a mutual return to compliance with the 2015 agreement between darren and world powers. joint comprehensive plan of action limited runs nuclear abilities in exchange for dropping sanctions. the u. s. unilaterally left the deal in 2018 when president donald trump was in office. we are now preparing equally for either scenario, a scenario in which we have a mutual return to compliance in which that breakout time is elongated. we are also
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preparing with our allies and partners for a scenario in which there is not as easy way, and we will have to turn to other tactics and other approaches. guineas, judiciary has opened an investigation to form a present alpha con day and 26 of his officials. he's been investigated for alleged crimes, whilst in office including complicity and murder, torture and legal detention on there was ousted from power and arrested after a military coup in september economic community of west african state suspended guinea and response and imposed sanctions. columbia has extradited its most wanted drug lord to the us to face charges. darrow anthony, who saga, also known as alternate, was arrested in october after 7 years on the run. he's the head of the gulf clan whose members are accused of trafficking up to 200 tons of cocaine every year. often is also accused of murder, extortion, and kidnapping the shawl. i mean pick one but are gone by. this criminal is only
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comparable to pablo escobar. he is not only the most dangerous drug trafficker in the world now, but also a murderer of social leaders. is there one view this band? it was extradited to serve sentences for drug trafficking in the united states. but i want to make it clear that once he serves those sentences, he will return to columbia to pay for the crimes he committed in our country. he was embassy in cuba is again, issuing these as for the 1st time in 4 years. when the president, donald trump closed constance services in 2017, after allegations of sonic attacks on embassy staff and their families, a number of cubans trying to enter the u. s. has surged with more than 78000 crossing from mexico in the past 6 months. cave, or is one of 3 countries excluded from the upcoming summit of the americas in los angeles. us as the don't meet the necessary democratic standards in an alto zara exclusive or latin america as turley, st. newman got reaction from cuba,
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deputy foreign minister as the name implies, the summit of the americas is the only venue we're leaders of north central and south america. gathered to confront pressing problems. this year the theme is migration, but the host president joe biden has unilaterally decided to exclude 3 countries, including cuba, iowa, thank you. thank you for. i met cooper's deputy foreign minister, godless fernando, the ga seal, have vanished point man for us affairs, to talk about the implications of washington's controversial decision. or we have said that a saw me that excludes some countries of the region. it's an exclusive summit, but if you're going to have the summit, you're going to spend money on it. if you're going to go to the trouble of convening, heads of state and government, it would be to discuss the difficult problems that we have in our region, which are difficult. some of them are controversial and for the summer to be
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successful. the useful thing to do, and the fair approach to take would be to have everybody in have everybody put forward their point of view, even if you don't like, as we all know, tuba is undergoing a huge exodus of its citizens right now, the largest since the 1980 is actually why do you think that is one of the basic reasons that is pushing migration is people saw that the policy of the biting government is exactly the policy of the government, which is maximum pressure to work cube. the policy of the us against cube in economic turns to date is nothing short of criminal. it's a criminal policy to punish the livelihood of people. while i've heard i asked for an understood seal if and as a gesture to the biden administration, the head of the summit of, than up my grant, an amnesty to protest to sentence, to harsh prison sentences for taking part in last year's anti government protest. why would cuba have to make concessions for us to stop applying
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a policy that is criminal? and that is clearly unfair. what would you say to president biden if you had him on the phone right now, about the fact that he doesn't want to invite cuba to the summit of the americas when that was one of the things that the vast majority of the countries of the region fought for, for so many years. i doubt that he would speak with me. but i would say that if you're going to call in a summit, you could call her summit of a part of the america. you cannot collie some of the americas if you exclude some. you should not fear having frank develop, even when there are differences. and there are differences in the region. and there are problems in most problems are region, but the countries need to talk about the countries of the region are claiming that it be an inclusive of it. and that cubey include viewers should pay attention to hundreds of minors in peru have marched through the streets of lima
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and calling on the government to evict indigenous activists who are blocking access to one of peruse, largest copper mines. minors are worried about losing their jobs and want the protesters to be cleared from their camps at the last bumble site. indigenous activists are demanding more compensation from the chinese owned company, m. m. g. o. 2, they were relocated from the land where the mine now stands. the head of the world health organization has warned that access to safe abortions is crucial to saving lives. the statement by ted was at hand on gabrielle as follows, the leak of a document suggesting the u. s. supreme court may soon reverse national access to abortion. with the u. s. supreme court does overturn the legal rights were abortion . nearly half of all states will move to restrict or barnett bosses ra brennan's reports. california is one of 3 states promising to maintain access to the procedure. ah, california governor is in a fighting move. i have
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a girl, she really be pissed off at this moment. gavin newsome says california will be a sanctuary state for women's seeking abortions from around the country. we will not be defeated. we will stand tall, we will stand firm. and we will affirm the constitutional currently, constitutionally protected rights of women girls protestors gathered in los angeles and other cities around the state. newsome says he will propose an abortion rights amendment to the state constitution for a state wide vote in november. we look forward to going front of the voters affirming is constitutional right in our state in the constitution, not just statute because we now recognize the vulnerability of the moment we're living in california as the least restricted access to abortion in the us. it covers the cost of the procedure for low income women and requires private
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insurance to pay for it. newsome has suggested that state funds may be used to help women in anti abortion states. pay for travel to california. hello, fornia has wor abortion providers than any other state, but that network is likely to come under pressure. as the number of women traveling to california to undergo the procedure is likely to increase dramatically. we anticipate substantially more people coming to california and to los angeles. we've been working with our hospital partners with a variety of partners across los angeles across the state, in addition to our legislative and gubernatorial leaders. and really are doing all that. we can to anticipate this moment, governors of other states where abortion will remain legal no matter what the supreme. ready court decides are also speaking out message to women all across is countries at new york. the state of new york will always be there for anyone who
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needs reproductive health care, including an abortion. let me be clear, no matter what atrocious opinion. the supreme court officially rolls out the summer in regards to roe v wade. abortion is safe and legal in illinois. a country already severely split over politics and cultural differences. now, on the verge of an even deeper divide, rob reynolds al jazeera, los angeles, amazing has ordered the pleasure of schools for at least another week as they tried to contain a corona virus outbreak. students were supposed to return to class on thursday. instead, the straits of the capital have been quiet with millions being encouraged to work from home. major reported 15 new cases on thursday. hong kong, meanwhile, has relaxed some of its cov, 19 restrictions. after the 5th wave of the pandemic east limits on the numbers of people allowed to eat together. at restaurants,
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tables have been raised from 4 to 8 same pools and bait. beaches happily opened and people no longer need to wear mosques whilst exercising. flooding is bringing widespread destruction to afghanistan. at least 18 people have been killed off to heavy rain, hit 11 provinces. 100 homes have been destroyed and many livestock last a tornado has damaged homes and businesses in the u. s. and there are warnings of more to come. police say some people were trapped briefly after the storm hit buildings on wednesday near oklahoma city. south claire is setting an example of what can be done to re vice lies forests, as it hates industry leaders from around the world. it's reconnecting with nature after decades of exploitation run mcbride reports. it's a gathering that brings together thousands of experts on forests meeting after a one year delay because of the pandemic. organizers say that's a timely reminder of how humanity and nature are so interconnected,
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and reiterate the importance of healthy forests to limit global warming. taurus are absolutely essential to climate stability. if we have any hope of stain below 1.5 degrees warming, we need forests there sinks for carving, so they sack carbon out of the atmosphere and all of the scenarios. they all have forests in there as part of their models that bring that temperature down. the host south korea offers important lessons on forest management. it's stripped much of its wooded hill sides in the 1st half of the last century and during the korean war . but then embarked on an ambitious reforestation program. the amount of land that's covered by forests has roughly double to more than 60 percent in the past 6 decades. that periods also seen south career, transform its economy into an advanced one proving it seems that economic progress
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and good forestry management can and do go hand in hand. in contrast, the mountains of north korea have been relatively stripped of trees. after years of economic hardship, it means bigger summer storms and floods because of climate change, inflict more damage and a changing climate is also causing more damaging forest fires in south korea. i'm our children are young than $120.00 a year. this year we had the largest ever wild fire that burned continuously for 213 hours, and that was made worse by global warming. so we need to improve our system for forestry. disaster management is another indicator of a change in climate. the cherry blossoms season, which has just ended on the peninsula, comes earlier each year. a visual reminder of the delicate and shifting balance between trees and the environment. rob mcbride al jazeera, so now says basics. crew is headed back to earth after
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a 6 month mission. the dragon space crosses expects to splash down off the coast of the us state of florida. before astronauts, 3 americans and one german conducted hundreds of research projects and ukrainian nurse who lost both her legs, has shared a video of her 1st dance inside a hospital ward with her husband b. ready where santa valentino was walking home with victor vassar, live in the eastern new hunts region. when a land mine exploded, victor was not hurt, and they were married on monday. ah . without zera, these are our top stories. russia says it will hold fire for a day at a steel plant in southern ukraine, allowing traps civilians to get out there among ukrainian soldiers at the other self facility. and mario paul were making a last stand against.

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