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the lose the me ah ah hello health organization says nearly 15000000 people have died from coven 19 or due to its impact on overwhelmed and health systems. that's more than double the officials home. ah. other and given al, with these allergies, they're aligned from doe also coming up. scores of civilians remain trapped in
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bunkers at a steel pont and mario russia says it's observing a see saw that ukraine says attacks continue. israel's highest court upholds, in order that could lead nearly a 1000 to palestinians homeless spelling them lands of lived on for generations and stock markets in the us tumble off the federal bank announced its most aggressive interest rate hike in more than 20 years. ah, the world health organization says coven 19, is linked to far more depths than originally thought. it's new estimates show almost 15000000 people died directly or indirectly from the virus between 20202021 . this includes what is known as excess deaths. that means fatalities above what would normally be expected in an area before the pandemic struck, or,
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and also to the strain covenant in caused on health care systems and society. most of the excess deaths, the 84 percent, were concentrated in southeast asia, europe, and the americas charlie angela has more now from london. this figure of 15000000 is almost triple. the number of official government reported death, which was 5400000. the w h o has yet to break down the figures to distinguish between those direct desks and those caused by knock on effects of the pandemic. but they are saying that a majority of those extra $9500000.00 deaths ah, were direct deaths caused by the virus, which in a way is a subtle way of pointing the finger at countries they believe. miss reported that coven death holds on top of that list, highest with excess death is india and russia. now these new calculations combined, nor any the official national data,
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but also surveys from local government and household surveys. on top of that, they've got statistical modeling. that's how they come out with his $15000000.00 figure. but accurate reporting during the pandemic was always problematic. not just because it relied on honest reporting, but also because it, it varied from country to country. how a covey death was reported to here in the u. k. if someone was dying and they had cove it at the time of death, it was reported as a covert death, even if they were terminally ill. no, that's not the methodology that was used in africa or in india. and interestingly, this report was actually ready in january the india. i hadn't concerns and they delayed its release saying that they were concerned about the methodology and an over i happy about it, quite frankly. but the numbers have been backed up independently as scientists at the university of washington have just released a study. estimating more than 18000000 covert relate to death between january 2020
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and december 2021. ukrainian officials are accusing rush and forces of resume their attack on the besieged stilton to marry a pole as we're civilians. tramps russia has denied it and early announced far the size and insist that is abiding by nearly $200.00 civilians. a believe to be with you, cranium fighters inside the as of stall steel, pomp in mario pole. who are fighting what they say are heavy, bloody battles against russian and allied forces. these pictures for fighting. there are the last few days the you and have been working with both sides to get civilians out. people are in the as of salt plant with ukrainian soldiers who vowed to make a last stand and monahan reports. ukrainian fighters have been holding out in underground bunkers in the sprawling steelworks for months and for the past few
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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 se they've no intention of surrendering for grania, but it is good news. on the 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 plant. there i have a bloody battle side. but it's not just soldiers hold up. here are hundreds of civilians remain trapped. 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
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save mary paul and the defenders of mary paul 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 days to allow the last 2 women and children to escape. if the promises kept, it may be their final opportunity before the russians move in to end resistance and merciful wants. and for all, since monahan al jazeera, with savion brew is a spokesman for the un office for the coordination of humanitarian affairs. he told us earlier, some of the tons of, of ivers have gone through people. there are completely traumatized by the situation which i think known of us can even imagine what is it being to be underground for more than 2 months without seeing the sunlight for 2 months and not . and having the sounds of the shelley on your heads every day without access to water, proper water, without access to food, without being able to,
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to shower every day or not even shower more than 2 months. so you can imagine how it can be actual being the situation. i think the suppression of people deck and yesterday i was one of the variations. and that we went to close my polling now the artists to bring people to safety. here i could talk with some people who could see how we teach that for been taught to being an added and cannot commit. i met one women yesterday, antonia. she is an old what we might and she has to say with by 4 to her children. children, i was there when they a jumping to the bus to come here for the thought to the region. and these women and old lady, she doesn't want to leave the idea. so we're talking about family separations. she has to see the children go onto the navy and she is thing and i haven't been answering, benson, i pin number still it is. she doesn't know about how it's going to be for her to be bad with her husband. but she doesn't know either. she's going to be able to see it . how got you? and i think it's a very dangerous environment where operating a wash on and going there and going to my all going to august. how is
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a better complexion then to creation? we have to think about every movement and agree on these movements taught us to the conflict. ukrainian officials encounter say 25 people have been wounded in rush and shouting. easton city is near the front line of fighting, and don s province. russia has increased in bombardment of ukrainian positions as part of its don boss offensive. tell strafford is near where one of the strikes hit . have a look at the size of this crater. it's gotta be 10 to 15 feet deep. now, local residents are saying that the building, the destroyed building that you can see here was an abandoned building that was still under construction. and look at the thickness of the, of, of the masonry. you can see obviously how powerful that, that bomb attack was. right? is going to pan out and you can see the residential buildings. this is a seller. so the military says, or is a purely residential area. there are hundreds of flats that sir i've had their
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windows destroyed and, and as you can see, pretty much it completely devastated. and this area as right pans, round sweeps round to is a playground here in the park. and you can see over see the trees there been completely shredded. this was an incredible, incredibly powerful explosion resident saying that they heard this is one of 3 explosions they heard in this area last night at around 5. a in it is incredible that nobody was killed in these attacks. we're hearing that at least 25 people were injured. and as i say earlier on this morning, we were to another attack. nothing like on this scale. what we do knows is the russian forces, certainly, according to the ukrainian military, russian forces, building up the reinforcements have gone in north of cremmit schools can be north of the neighboring city slab janski's around
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a town called is away from the farm lines. international donors are in poland, capital walsall, the a, mr. raise money for ukraine's humanitarian needs, which is growing more desperate by the day. once baffling towns and cities now lie in ruins, pounded by months of russian bombardment, and said to a refugee crisis, which has grown to become europe's worst since world war 2. the armed forces of ukraine and all of our heroic defenders bravely and firmly defend our freedom on the battlefield. but how this brutal war will end is decided not only on the battlefield. there's also the economy and finance, humanitarian support and the ability to ensure a normal life on liberated territory and rebuilding what was destroyed by the russian army. freedom must demonstrate that it protects people's provides better than tyranny. that is why this conference is so important for everyone in europe. israel supreme court has upheld an expulsion order against 8 palestinian villages
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in the occupied west bank, around $1500.00 villages fakes being made homeless. they've been fighting to stay in their homes in the most of our yachts, our region for more than 20 years. israeli army designated the area military training zone in the 1980s. summer. liquor is an attorney, he filed a petition together with the association for civil rights in israel, on behalf of some effected palestinian families. he said the court decision violates international and humanitarian law. it's really the worst decision i have seen. and so many years since i represent the dentist and in many of the more very bit this one is even worse because it, it didn't take in consideration at all the rights of the indians that the physician is who not only lived there for generation, but they also own the land it's private land with doesn't do number rather than and
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didn't take in consideration at all the international law monetary law we filed with the petition. we add an opinion by 3 major experts when the measure. but when they are in law, say that the state cannot declare that area is the firing zone. and the judge who gave the ruling, he himself is settler, and ideological set lives in the west bank. he talked on the ignored the opinions. he told me not the rights of the palestinians, and actually he allowed transfer of hundreds affirmative from little villages where they live and why they own the land. the meaning of the court decision from yesterday is that they really high court of justice and i emphasize it more justice because there's no just this year. it gave us permission to the state to evacuate
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them actually to, to move them forcibly out of where they live. i'm not sure that it's going to happen or not. so the emphasize at the moment is given by the very high court of justice. and i mentioned the one the, the judge rosa decision. but the 2 other judges, including one of them, a mid to it, is going to be in the, in the year the president of the icon just signed and approved. this decision for the head on algebra is what most dangerous criminals in the world. columbia drive, florida sent the u. s. to face several challenges at a patch of brightness. how south korea's cherry blossom, but the limelight from climate change. ah, but john, he has begun the faithful wold copies on its way to the castle book your travel
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package today. hello there. let's look to south asia and storms and showers across the north of india. i bring some relief to the intense heat that's lingered here for recent weeks and in northern areas of pakistan. but as we go into friday, much of the wet to where there can be found along eastern areas, we got funded storm watches out here is a similar story for the west to places like carola and go. i was seeing some shop a thunderstorms here, some of the wet weather as well, creeping south into sri lanka. but for the north west, the heat continues to dominate. we've got heat wave conditions expected for western and eastern rochester as we go into saturday. so a very hot picture once again, up in the north and as we move over to east asia, we're going to see a lot of a heat kicked out of the north of china. we've got a cold front pulling its way south, knocking temperatures down in beijing, sol, as well as shanghai, some of that wet weather, creeping further east, bringing wintery conditions to russia's northeast. we will see some of their
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showers creeping across northern areas of japan. by the time we go into saturday, knocking the temperature down in support, the temperature will come down in tokyo as well. and we will see some of the showers creep into southern areas of japan through the weekend. that sure weather update. official airline. the journey. witness with his bravery. witness, reader, witness, slavery, witness. people, witness, power, witness and lifetime. witness an hour witness. my witness. bees. witness prejudice . witness. peace, witness. love witness. paul with world witness. next door. witness live witness to 0. ah
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oh, go through knowledge, is there a reminder about top stories? this all? the world health organization says nearly 15000000 people have died from coven 19 in the past 2 years. almost 3 times more than originally estimated. the numbers include deaths, links to the pandemic strain on health care systems. ukraine is again accusing russian forces of storming the perceived steel plant where civilians are trapped. russia are announced to see slot. the size of the city of mario pulp insisted is abiding by israel. supreme court has upheld and expulsion order against 8 palestinian villages in the occupied west. back on 1500 villages. face being made homeless is ready on
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a designated area in military trainings or in the 1980s. inflation is on the rise in turkey, one of the worst effect with countries in the world. consumer prices increase some 70 percent last month compared to a year earlier. sim costello results from his stumble on the rising cost of living there. target citizens have been overwhelmed with rising prices, especially in energy and food. in the last one year, the annual inflation has reached nearly 70 percent is expected to continue this way a but for the regular turkish citizens. the rising prices, especially in food, is making their lives more difficult. the reason the of the price hikes and turkey is one, the regional problems like the war in ukraine, a between here and moscow. and also turkey is domestic monetary policy. turkey central bank cut interest rates from 19 percent to 15 percent last september,
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which caused occurrences crash and because of that turkish near our loss valley. and it this meant for the turkeys citizens that they can buy less with the same amount of money. the government has tried to improve the living conditions of the regular turkish citizens by increasing the minimum wage and the pensions. however, people we have spoken to tell us that despite the increase in their wages, it is difficult for them to deal with the prices that are changing nearly every day . ashley, we are cutting an all cash from buying cheaper, otherwise it's impossible to survive. i checked around today and all prices have risen, but i guess we will get used to it. i believe prices will eventually come back down . partially. turkish policymakers will believe that this high inflation is a temporary problem for the turkish people and the turkish economy. by keeping the
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interest rates low and a turkish me raw week against the us dollar, turkey will boost its exports and production, and will it create a budget surplus by the end of the year. this is what the turkish economy administration things. however, despite the ministry of finance believes that this problem will be overcome by the new year. many experts warn that the impacts of this high inflation will be felt among the residents up to 3 years. some of the residents believe that the government is going to overcome this crisis as there is an election coming up in 2020 to $3.00. but experts warn this may not be possible. british interest rates are going up to a 13 year high. the bank of england increased them by $25.00 basis points to one percent. it's also warning the u. k. risks a double whammy of a recession and inflation above 10 percent. on wednesday,
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the u. s. federal reserve announced its steepest interest rate hike in 2 decades. markets in the us or in the read to day after it central bank announced its most aggressive interest rate hike in more than 20 years to tame out of control inflation escalade to kristen salumi, who is standing by for us in new york. kristin, so tell us more how the market's responding. yeah, not well, a investor seem to be having 2nd thoughts. one day after the u. s. federal reserve decided to raise interest rates by half a percentage point. that was the decision that was widely anticipated. the announcement was made and expected as a, as the u. s. central bank attempts to curtail inflation in the united states, which is running away today. investors need to be having 2nd thoughts. they are reconsidering yesterday's activities. market shot up yesterday,
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and now they've erased nearly all of the gains that were made yesterday. and then some of the nasdaq is down 5 percent. dow industrial average down more than a 1000 points. so it's not looking good right now. i kristin's lou, me. thank you. the world's top boil producing countries have agreed to slightly increase their output while the you plans to ban and boarding russian oil by the end of this year. opec countries and their pot nations will raise production by more than $430000.00 barrels per day, starting next month. some analysts predict that won't be enough to meet demand and could further increase the price of crude and made to even higher inflation. but these and guinea have, but former president l, for con, they on the house arrest to investigate him for alleged crimes. while in office con day was aston from power and detained after a military coup last september, is the 4 to say it's a political witch hunt. nicholas hawk proposals. the deposed president of guinea no
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longer a free man, but under house arrest. after returning home from exile, the ones feared leader seen as untouchable and above the law is facing justice guineas, attorney general ordered legal proceedings against alpha con day and 26. former members of his government, they're accused of murder, torture, sexual violence, and the destruction of public property called his party member. say, it's a political witch hunt exit. i requested b. r. p. janet's allies demand the respect of the principle of presumption of innocence and the deeply dia, zation, of the current procedure. consider suspending. its participation in the national meetings recalled the need to appoint an international mediator in the again crisis . it was only after county was deposed in the coolest september that the investigation was opened for crimes committed during his time in office. security forces fired bullets at protest years in the run up to con days contested
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reelection in 2020. the 84 year old changed the constitution, allowing him to run for a 3rd term rights group say at least 40 protests were killed and around $200.00 injured in the months leading up to the election guineas, military leader, general mama d. dubois fired all 40 generals accused of involvement in the killings. he promises a corruption clean up saying the powerful will face justice. but in a tv address on sunday, he pointed out that the free and fair elections won't happen for another 3 years while visiting west africa. this week, the un secretary general, called on guineas, leader to hand overpowered to 8 civilian administration. immediately he was the regional body echo os has imposed sanctions because of the election delay. debris, as rule is seen by his critics as a step back for democracy, but condos arrest is being seen as a step forward for justice in
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a country where. impunity for the powerful has long been the rule. nicholas hawk al jazeera, notorious cocaine, can't. how boss and columbia has been extradited to the united states to face trial . antonia, unless he's known, was arrested in october after 7 years on the run. the hunting reports. he was the most wanted man in columbia until his arrest in october. now wearing protective military gear. dido antonio saga, also known as o. tanelle has been flown to the united states, charged with drug trafficking, murder, extortion, and kidnapping gases. oh, it's that i thought i'd like to inform you that di euro antonio will sugar. yeah. or, or torn, yell was extradited, is this criminal is comparable only to pablo escobar, killer of social leaders. abuser of children, boys, girls,
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and teenagers alike is the killer of police officers and one of the most dangerous criminals in the world. antonio is widely considered to be the boss of the cleanser golfer, a powerful drug cartel that controls cocaine roots into mexico in the united states . is there one view this band? it was extradited to serve drug trafficking sentences in the u. s. by that, i want to be clear in that once he serves those, and he will return to columbia to pay for the crimes he committed in our country. her toenails lawyer argued against his expedition, saying he should be allowed to confess his role in columbia as nearly 6 decades of internal conflict. but that request was denied with a $5000000.00 bounty on his head, a tonia is now at the mercy of us courts to decide his faith. leah harding al jazeera, a government offensive in el salvador, against criminal gangs. the scene, the arrest of around $22000.00 suspects john,
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home and reports. this is the image that the el salvador government wants to transmit. another suspected guy member of the streets, his tattoos giving away his affiliation to a criminal ban. they've arrested more than $20000.00 people in the last month and a half as they seek to clean the m. s. 13 and burial 18 gangs of neighborhoods. they rule for decades. this also is an image of the crackdown. one of many women saying good bye to a husband or a son, as they disappear into the salvador in prison system. here are others. i love you, son. she's saying in march off through a murder spike, the country declared a state of emergency. that meant people could be arrested without warren. the salvador in congress extended that state of emergency to late may please continue to round up young men or mess. inevitably, along with the guilty human rights group said the innocent have been taken the
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matter under loose code, al jazeera, her sons. one of the latter he sells face must to hospitality. she says and helps her get by now she's used a quarter of what she makes in a month at a market still to try to free him 2nd 100 percent that have been offensive. i don't know why the president is doing this to innocent people. people that aren't guilty but can find someone's done something they should pay. but the not guilty, i least he knows where he is. other women going from prison to prison, trying to find their relatives, look at the crowd here. and the correct down goes on in the italy district well known m s 13 stronghold. so just question search everyone going in and now but an overwhelming number of salvatore didn't approve of president kelly's actions. we have stopped being extortion. we're not being anything now. the gang members have been being seen, they have practically disappeared,
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and business is flowing. people are longer afraid to come to the city center and glove the streets. so many have suffered extortion rate, killing that even if some innocence have to suffer others believe that's a price worth paying if they can simply be free. the question is, if at the end of all the arrest confusion of brutality, this will actually work john home. and i'll just either south korea, setting an example of what can be done to revitalize forests is it hosts industry leaders from around the world. on broad explain. it's a gathering the brings together thousands of experts on forests meeting after a one year delay because of the pandemic organizes say, that's a timely reminder of how humanity and nature also into connected and reiterate the importance of healthy forests to limit global warming for us are absolutely essential to climate stability. if we have any hope of staying below 1.5 degrees
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for mean, we need forests there thinks for carbon, so they stuck 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 hillsides in the 1st half of the last century and during the korean war . but then embark 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 korea transform its economy into an advanced one proving it seems that economic progress 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 biggest summer storms and floods because of climate change,
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inflict more damage. and the changing climate is also causing more damaging forest fires in south korea. i'm a cuban all of our younger ones hunting. 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, for st. disaster management. so the, another indicator of a change in climate, the cherry blossom 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. robert bride al jazeera, so ah, this is out there, and these are the top stories. world health organization says nearly 15000000 people have died from coven 19 in the past 2 years,
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way more than originally thought. the new numbers include dest links to pandemic strain on health care systems. charlie angela has more from london.


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