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i see their guy from their community with exclusive interviews and in depth reports what the, what is still really al jazeera has a teams on the ground to bring you reward winning documentaries, and live news ah race against time to ruskie civilians trapped in a steel plants and not a pole. the last holdout, if ukrainian soldiers ah, i run money inside this is out. is there a lie from day or so? coming on, a new state of a magazine to lanka, giving security forces powers to crack down on anti government, protested. united states believes that north korea is preparing to conduct
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a new care test as early as this month. and an explosion shops key was capital, at least 8 people are dead in what the government believes was the result of gasoline. who's united nations says it's scrambling to rescue more people from the tunnels of modern polls besieged as of style steel plants. hundreds of civilians along with ukrainian fight is the still trapped in the industrial facilities. on the ground bunkers, 3 buses carrying civilians evacuated from the plant. on friday, i have arrived at a camp in the russian controlled camp of busy ment. ukrainian officials have again accused russia violating a ceasefire, which is supposed to help people evacuate brianca group to has the latest this is russia destruct to siege of the last remaining ukrainian resistance. in
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maria poll, under the smouldering ruins of the hours of south steed plant, are $200.00 civilians believe to be trapped on the ground with ukrainian soldiers. officials and keys say they are making a new attempt to get them out with the help from the un riser, assist you all to release form as of styling. currently. russian shelling and the assault on as of style has not stopped, but civilians still need to be taken out. women children, many children who are still there. just imagine this hell more than 2 months of constant shelling, bombing constant del nearby. we expect an affective regime of silence, but we are doing everything to find a solution and to save another tree. more stations may be. russian tans are not far away. they are allied separate as fighters patrol the streets. this fight a things victory. another style is mere romco soccer. roy is believe everything is fine, we are working. we are fighting. sometimes we're not far just to the left go step
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by step in in moscow soldiers preparing for mondays parade to mark victory against nazi germany during the 2nd world war. but in the war in ukraine, preston vladimir putin doesn't have much to celebrate. the war has isolated his nation and united it's close newkirk here. the casanya newkirk is sung senior small, no punishment or sanctions can break the will of our people of the russian leadership . i aimed at defending the historical truth because those are the legitimate interests of the russian federation sources and preventing direct threats to our securities, being created on our borders and threats to our culture. our history, good us. all this is currently at stake. motion is up was with russian troops now preparing to take a full control of mario pole. it's not clear when or how this war was come to an
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end. brianca kupta on to sir, or russian forces have almost in cycle the east and ukrainian city of savannah don't. yet. it's still currently held by keep and according to local officials, russian, military and allied forces are trying to storm it. the local authorities have been urging residents to leave 15000 people remain in the city, which had a population of a 100000 before the war broke out. the capture of severe jonetta would be a major gain for the russian army. more broadly, he is how the war is looking. let's take a look at the map in red, all the areas held by russia on its separatist allies, their own, the offensive in the east and south of the country. crimea was of course annexed by russia. back in 2014, and these are the places where fighting has been the heaviest in the past 24 hours
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or ukraine's as moscow wants to annex it's a southern region of cas song that would crate a land corridor between russia and crimea. although that hamid traveled to the villages along the southern front lines this way to leave the russian occupation, they cycled and walked for hours under cover of darkness. with his own off, when he got up with you, going to kill me says this woman, suspicious as the ukrainian police register new arrivals. this was the 4th at them to feed the crimson region where life had become unbearable. says vladimir, yet his and i wanted go might know the air is different here. he says of the what's a bumbling issue, but we'll bring it at a friend here from other this glut to stay there was more dangerous. we decided to take the risk, but there were attempts for humanitarian corridors and people went to the meeting point with white flags. but the soldiers dispersed us instead of you on
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a corridor than go to crimea for what them would laugh. that's when people started finding other ways to reach to ukrainian side. what's the level of support the court will the forward to bill all gets it sooner shows as the warehouse where bikes, wheelchairs, primes, and even wheelbarrows are held. people used, whatever they had, she says. so the russians about 3 kilometers away from here, those coming down region crossed the lines and no land between the 2 armies and hope not to get in the crossfire. it's a treacherous passage, but is to only escape route to see about love to family. thank you guys, we're waiting for you. he says the armies holding is defensive position, but ukraine claims the russians are preparing for a major push here. and this fear that the soldiers could be out gun. while most of the western weapons had to dumb best region in the east of the country and what
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congress glare to feminine, we need heavy weapons artillery javelins, drones, because they have a lot of weapons. the russians don't care about saving their soldiers lives and the advance like works. we who hundreds of them lie in the field work. nobody collects the bodies, but they have a lot of weapons. the villages along the contact line come under shelling the rumble of artillery sounds at regular intervals, but is the fear of an imminent annexation. just like what happened in crimea and in dumbass, 8 years ago that i pushing people to cross front lines on their own. her dr. hamid algebra in southern ukraine. charl stratford is in pa krakowski in done yet with the latest on the east and offensive. well, more heavy fighting overnights and into this morning in various locations in the east of ukraine in both the donnette screeching and the lucas screeching. yet again,
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we're hearing form the ukranian all sorties about heavy fighting in and around the town of papa's. now now this has been contested for weeks. now we know that sir. all evacuation efforts, those evacuation if it's being led by volunteers stopped a couple of days ago. we're also hearing from the regional military authorities of lou guns. they're saying that around $50000.00 civilians still trapped in towns like papa's anna and the surrounding villages. and as i say, evacuation efforts pretty much stopped. we know that russian forces had been trying to push down south towards those cities of sla vianza and cremmit tool square. of course, yesterday we saw the city recovering from one of the largest bombardments of rockets to hit the city since the war began. now we were in the forests in that area between kramer tools and easy him yesterday speaking to soldiers, off camera, they wouldn't allow us to film. but they said that they had repelled at least 3
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ways or 3 attempts by russian pools used to push through their positions in that area. there was a lot of heavy shelling that we could hear as well, from around ism and post to the west of ism and to the east. so as i say at the moment it seems to be a bit of a stalemate, right? the way across this region, the ukrainians so far saying that they are managing to defend their positions. moscow is preparing a military parade to mark the 77th anniversary of victory day. that's the end of the soviet union's war against nazi germany. now, a head of the celebrations, veterans of the war have been missing the public and reported that russian president vladimir putin on some major victory in ukraine in time for the parade, which takes place on monday. meanwhile, ukraine says it's hit another russian warship which has bust into flames. the
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mackerel frigate is said to have been sailing close to snake island in the black sea. if confirmed it would be russia 2nd major naval last since the invasion began . ukrainian forces struck and sank the flagship moskva vessel back in april. after the u. s. reportedly shed information about its location. the pentagon spokesman john kirby cannot confirm the strike of the ship, nor would he say whether the action was the result of us intelligence. we provide them what we believe to be relevant and timing information about russian units that call them to adjustment, executed their self defense to the bus, to their ability, the kind of intelligence that we provide them. it's legitimate, it's lawful and it's limited. and i would also add, and this is not an important point. we are not the only sole source of intelligence and information to the ukrainians. they get intelligence from other nations as well
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. we don't get heads up about their day to day operations nor, nor do we expect to mean that they're, they're not active fight. so like his president has declared a state of emergency for 2nd time in 5 weeks, as his government faces escalating protests, millions of people stayed away from work on fridays and come mounts against the worst economic crisis in 70 years. michelle fernandez reports from columbia. police were among the few state employees working in sri lanka on friday. these water cannon anti a guest to disperse hundreds of protesters gathered at barricade, sealing off the entrance to parliament. inside the building and re java dakota opposition representatives marched into the speaker's office, asking him to ordered the police to stop that operation. the also demanded he set a date for a no confidence motion. they're putting forward against the government. the
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government is under increasing pressure to resign, facing a 2nd nationwide strike in 8 days, hospitals, railways, postal services, schools and ports were disrupted strictly with government and board. i bet i'd like to so responsible for these failures the free lunch. i, therefore, we don't believe they can be well up this country her after. therefore, we asking mil goldman. mila new leadership, a new system for sri lanka. that's why all the people get together for one umbrella, demonstrations and marches like this have been a common site in the capital, colombo and around the country. in sheila, on the north western coast, fishermen also took part in the protests. i mean, for this interview or we have more than 15000 fishing families in this area. we're all helpless. so we'll protest today tomorrow, and in the future it, i did hear that the government has admitted its foreign reserves, have fallen to just $50000000.00 us dollars,
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leaving it unable to buy essential food medicine and fuel cues have stretched for kilometers around most petrol stations. in recent days, after months of insisting it has things under control, the government is now approach the international monetary fund for a bailout. and president got up a roger potter has replaced his cabinet as cause increased for him to step down. his new media minister told al jazeera roger boxes making an effort and should be supported to bring stability. he got into some good, very popular, and people who in the common some of a, some of his own family members of 5 of them out now. so we decided to go changes here, train his mission effort. so i think um we are trying to help him. he has given us a challenge. we are trying to face that challenge and find solution to people. go to have a says that new team should be given 6 months to a year and a half before elections are held to decide
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a way forward. trade union say the last work stoppage of this scale was 69 years ago. but our warning they will launch an indefinite strike. if the government does not, he demands for it to resign. men of fernandez, ojo 0 colombo, still ahead on al jazeera. ah, until night the bar is johnson. as persons ruling conservatives lose hundreds of seats and local elections, and this bad news video position me. ah . with here today and see whether story for the americas ever won. great to see you. so there is a flood alert in play for the d. c. areas we get some of this soaking rain, but the bulk of that activity will eventually push out toward the atlantic nice.
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across the lower great lakes. toronto has a high 15 degrees and look at this southerly push there. that's going to pop up the temperature in minneapolis and winnepeg to $21.00 degrees off to the west. we go. we've got some rain around here for bc's lower mainland into the pacific northwest . also some soaking rains for southern saskatchewan and regarded sock about the snow white snow for northern portions of the canadian province of alberta across the us state of new mexico. virtually all of the state under a high fire danger. not helping the situation is we're going to see those winds pick up over the course of the weekend. also some rain in the forecast for north carolina. so raleigh's got a high of $23.00 degrees and off to central america. we go, some showers over his spaniel le, that eastern side of cuba through jamaica, really in this sown and to gucci. gout by some showers for you with a high 28 degrees top and bottom end of south america. we've got some rain falling here, pretty constant feed for that north coast of brazil and look at this pleasant weather across the river plate region. but a lot of rain for southern chile and argentina on saturday.
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welcome back here watching al jazeera mind. if our top stories this our, the you on says it's grounding to rescue more people trapped in the besieged as of stalls. steel plants, not a pole. 3 bosses cowering civilians evacuated from the plans with friday and arrived at a camp in the russian controlled camp. as the many ukraine says, it's his a russian warship in the black sea, which is bust into flames. if the strike on the market will forget is confirmed, it would be a 2nd major naval loss for russia. it's flagship, was struck and sank maple frank as president, has declared a state of emergency for 2nd time and part weeks is, is government cases escalating protest, lease use tear gas and who were to come in to despise students attempting to storm the parliament the u. s. as north korea could be preparing to conduct a nuclear test as early as this month,
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the state department estimates that young young will use the re re new care site. north korea's recently sept up weapons tests and resume intercontinental ballistic missile launches. for the 1st time since 2017, i'll sweep it's liter kim dollar and promised to speed up the development of his countries. the nuclear arsenal. go to rosalind. jordan is live for us in washington . rosen, why to the u. s. thing the north korea is preparing to conduct this nuclear test. earlier this week to news organizations here in the u. s. reported that according to military and intelligence officials, they were detecting the a parent ramp up at a of activity at the site where underground nuclear testing happens inside north korea. if this does happen during the month of may be the 1st time in more than 4 years, that of the of young young government would have carried out what is considered under international law and illegal nuclear ro, arms a test. this is of course,
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a situation that very much has on the u. s. and south korea concerned, especially because of their just some 28000 u. s. forces inside of south korea. but there have not been any nuclear weapons stationed on south korean soil since the early ninety's. and that was at the order of the president at the time, george h. w bush. the u. s. is also trying, but so far, unsuccessfully to get north korea to return to the bargaining table without pre conditions about efforts to end it's nuclear weapons program of has however, kim jong il, the current leader, has yet to respond to those overtures. one thing that is clear, the white house has already said in light of these reports, that the u. s. president's plans to visit south korea and japan later in the month
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of may will not do me put off just because of this a possible threat. well, this is what i was going to ask you tell us a bit more about this upcoming trip at that president j bought in is g to make and could that trip being connection add to these new care tests? well, we don't know what the mindset is inside of kim jong and or his, our inner circle. but there has been over the years of his leadership and that of his father and kim jong il kim jong and being the current leader that taught these all sorts of incidents. second thing to happen when the north korean government dow wants attention or is trying to essentially shake down the international community for your own in particular, some sort of humanitarian aid. this is all, however, not that situation that has a seem to work with the united states of the u. s. has not given any thing to the north korean government but is very concerned about the north korean people's well
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being. what, whether this means that the u. s. president is going to back away from visits to very important allies in the indo pacific is simply not going to happen. this is a trip that the u. s. president joe biden wants to make. thank you for that. rosalind to it and that 1st night in washington. now at least 18 people have died in an explosion. not a 5 star hotel that was being renovated in the sense have the key been capital havana. the president miguel diaz canal says the explosion at the hotel saratoga was knock who was bible and that a gas leak is most likely. course john holman reports ah, the sound of the explosion rick proof of m as otoh. it blew up a bit off the front of the sort of toga hotel, one of the most luxurious and expensive in the cuban capital.
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preliminary investigations indicate it was caused by ghastly, says the cuban president's office. movie stars and celebrities like madonna had stayed in the sun. it's olga now rescue workers and locals. a searching for people missing under the rubble, at least 8 to dead dozens injured. i feel it was a blast that threw me out there. apparently it could have been worse. no tourist was staying at the hotel because it was undergoing renovation said the have on a governor. president miguel diaz canal arrived at the scene shortly after the blast. with there's a group of people receiving help, the rescue teams, the specialized emergency forces. we have debts. unfortunately, the hospitals are dealing with the injured the explosion damaged other buildings around the hotel to that will worries, especially about a nearby primary school authority. say that thankfully the children and teachers
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there are okay buildings in heaven as beautiful, but disintegrating old town often suffer falling masonry, but explosions are rare. this one is shot. the island john homan, al jazeera details. conservative party has lost hundreds of local council seats, an election that's been described as a difficult night for the government. the main opposition labor party made significant gains in london, but as less successful outside the capital. angie simmons has a latest from west minister this was in labor when the couldn't have been close to the home to the conservatives. the party had controlled local government in westminster since 1964. now for the 1st time, the famous streets of power here all run by labour control, city of westminster council in london, both bonnet and wounds will also fail to reload the party. one's worth was taken up
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to 44 years of conservative rule. but despite the elation of labor's leader kier stoneleigh london made the gains were turning out to be modest and was nevertheless in good cheer. this was a massive turning point for the labor party from the depths of 2019. we're back on track now for the general election, showing what the change that we've done the whole change we've done in the last 2 years. what a difference. it is my. but had this been a general election, the results wouldn't have stacked up to make kiss. darma prime minister, i might go to chorus johnson shows to visit a school in west london as results were coming in. the mass weren't good for the prime minister. that's right. it's mid term, and it's certainly a mixed set of results. and we've had a tough night in some parts of the, of the country. but on the other hand, in other parts of the country, you're still seeing a conserved is going forward and, and making quite remarkable gains in places that haven't been conservative for
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a long time. or if ever part again, the scandal over cobit rule reaches in downing street, including by johnson himself loom large in the selection. but the overall damage to the governing conservative party is as than expected. and for labor out of the blue, something to dampen the celebrations. please have announced they've reopened an investigation into claims that storm are also breached cobra regulations when drinking beer in an office with a group of colleagues. in essence, the message from london voters doesn't reflect removed all over the country. however, the conservative party will have to work hard to try to quell mid term descent. so these results aren't really a disaster, but at the very least, they serve as a big warning shot. and the main target has been boris johnson for his wrongdoings and his style of leadership. many londoners have given the negative burden to the
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conservative party and that's going to resonate the corridors of power here. and re simmons al jazeera london, the nationalist party sion fain looks like each command on top in northern ireland elections for the 1st time in the regions history. the cornerstone of the parties manifesto, italy, the united kingdom and unites with the island. if island misguided hall reports in belfast at still a distant prospect. kelly early when she fain account promised many more for the nationalist party, committed to a united ireland and predicted by opinion polls to beat their pro british unionist rivals. for the 1st time in a 100 years lifelong the popular republican party do have united and we also have to show that we deal with people's issues as they go
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to the thank they're not job where they don't inseparable. she finds campaign focused on bread and butter issues like the cost of living, crisis, health and housing as precursors to irish re unification. the unionist vote on the other hand was split with the largest party, the democratic unionists threatening to boycott the store mont, assembly because of post briggs in border arrangements that they say undermine the very union they exist to defend. the non protocol is the key to for us at that time . and we need to get resolution abroad because by and within a country between great britain nolan items and we need to move to via and get rid of that and ensure that the bill to the call is doubtless once before, all which raises the possibility of a full blown political crisis after this election paralysis deadlock,
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arising out of the 2 parties, power sharing system under the good friday peace agreement, and not for the 1st time. that's why growing numbers of voters have chosen a 3rd way. and then the biggest winners in this election, the cross community center ground alliance party. northern ireland isn't just a place where the national union of northern i'm the place that is diverse. for alliance, assuring that there are more people who are satisfied was being better both and also being more than irish. it's further evidence of potentially seismic shift to the political landscape. i think would you put it down to is, 1st of all our post brackets, tiredness actually with what has happened since it's become very green and orange? hadn't you put it down to a new young girl actress who no longer interested in these things? i think you put it down to the fact that for a number of years, we've hardly had any government under to real wish for a large part of this population to get on with actually getting stuff addressed,
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which isn't just constitutional. all of which sets up a fertile conversation about the future in northern ireland, one far less tethered to the sectarian constraints of the past. jo, a whole al jazeera belfast airlines and nigeria have suspended flights due to the high cost of jet fuel. the airline operator association says its members will stop flying from monday, shortage of fuel has been disrupting domestic flights since march global jet fuel prices have sought after rushes. invasion of ukraine movement has been restricted in china's capital for a 3rd day. as it tries to contain the spread of coven 19 subway stations, and bus routes have shut down all across parts of beijing. thousands of people are getting tested every day and the city of $22000000.00 is trying to avoid a shank highest on a lockdown, which has lasted more than a month. and the outbreaks of force, the postponement of this,
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he is asian games which were supposed to be held near shanghai organizes felt it could still go ahead, but the olympic council of asia decided it was best to deny it. oh, let's get a recap of your top stories here. now. there are the un says it's scrambling to rescue more people trapped in the besieged as of styles. still plots, not a pull. 3 buses carrying civilians evacuated from the plant on friday. have arrived at a camp in the russian controlled camp. of busy, many ukraine says it's hit a russian warship in the black sea, which is bust into flames. if the strike on the macro forget is confirmed, it would be a 2nd major naval loss for russia. it's flagship, moskva was struck and sank in april.


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