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to the peaks of the himalayas, where water conservation looks like this dazzling solutions to save the world's most precious resource. in the next episode of app, right, we look at what is being done december once. twice on al jazeera, the latest news, as it breaks with the same rocky streaming overhead coming from garza into israel. and there's been schools and schools have been discussed with detail coverage with pension high in water. so near the philippines, we'll be looking to do that with states for every new commitment from around the world. the danish government can't make people leave areas like milner park and purely on the basis of ethnicity. ah,
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russians accused of risking a meltdown at ukraine's apparition nuclear plant mit claims. it's trying to divert energy to crimea. ah genuine alma, this is al jazeera, alive from london, also coming lights out in spain and air conditioning turn down why europe's commitment to cutting energy use is meeting a cool response. a member of iran's revolution regard is suspected of being part of a plan to kill former us national security advisor, john bolton, and donald trump's property business under scrutiny. but the former president refused to be questioned on the old. ah. hello there, good to have your company. there are growing fears over the fate of europe's
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biggest nuclear power station. the russian occupied sapp parisha plant in southern ukraine has come under a tag several times over the past week, the ukrainians. a warning that the russians are preparing to connect the facility with crimea, which they amex back in 2014. he, a nuclear watchdog, is warning of a nuclear disaster. john hendern report snapped from keith petro coach and says, ukraine's apparition, nuclear plant faces serious danger of radioactive milk down. he says, he believes the russian military occupying the plant is shelling it to disconnect it from the ukrainian power grid and reconnect it to a power system in russian controlled crimea. taking all the power with it. they have already cut 3 of the 4 connections to the ukranian grid, he says, and if they sever the 4th, that poses a serious nuclear risk is airy school full museum. the external power was applaud and it is dangerous because the vill burnwell block out
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mold, and that will be stopped in diesel generator. so the, if they stop zone, you will have black mountain of nuclear coral reactors. he's asking for the plant to be declared a demilitarized zone monitored by the international atomic energy agency, out of control of the russian army. the foreign ministers of the g 7 group of industrialized nations agree. they say it's russia is presence of that plant that is endangering it. and they've issued a statement demanding that russia leave and turn over control to ukrainian authorities. the russians in turn blame the ukrainians for putting the plant at risk by firing on the facility. britton's defense ministry predicts the invasion is about to enter a new phase with the heaviest, fighting shifting 350 kilometers to the frontline that stretches from separation to her son nearby and battle scarred mc alive. residents have emerged from 54 hour curfew. they've come out to queue up for water and food in
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a region that's been the target of russian bomb since the invasion began in february. ludmilla state tica is among the thousands of displaced people evacuating ships sion cove, a village near her son. now, under russian control, the daily bombardment is taking its toll. for years in the center. of course, people are afraid, but every one is hoping that they will not reach us and things will get better. but many houses in our village are destroyed and people have died. there are a 150000 people in the city, and the red cross says all need some kind of help john henry and al jazeera keith. as a wednesday, european union member states can no longer import cold from russia. it's part of a 5th sanctions package on moscow to cope with the hard turn away from russian image g e. u countries assessing power consumption caps that before the war. russia supplied 40 percent of europe's gas, replacing that just before the nor the winter is near the impossible. in july you
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energy minutes disagree the voluntary plans of their gas consumption by 15 percent starting in august, while the e. u says if it's fully cancel from rushing gas this winter, it could cost members states economies as much as 1.5 percent of g. d. p. stone that came, explains this coal being unloaded in the german town of linebarger is from russia party, one of the last consignments to germany before the embargo took hold. until recently, much of the energy used in germany came from russian fossil fuels. but now it's coal is banned, it's oil is soon to follow. and far less of its gas is being piped here than was planned, meaning across the country, much of industry is having to contemplate buying fossil fuels from elsewhere. i think there will be only a temporal return of the coal fired power plants to the market. so this is a no, not a long term solution. this is the solution for the next 3, maybe 4 years,
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which is a significant contribution to solving the gas problem. or the security of supply problem, but it is not sustainable long term perspective. the difficulties of the german government is that many of its leaders has spent much of their political lives looking to phase out fossil fuels. and yet they now find themselves having to buy them in on a short term basis. b, as in the opinions we see how dependent we are on energy import from all over the world. and in this case, especially from russia, it's important to know that we and germany have technical abilities that are realistic and for his economically functioning jobs and economic value, which can help us free ourselves from this dependency and defend our own sovereignty upping his cuts. but saying that and doing that are 2 different things because very many power stations and industries have based their plans on an uninterrupted delivery of coal. and more often gas, such as here,
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the learners aluminum foundry ins, all tal where rising gas prices mean managers are having to change their working practices almost visit us. so anyway, i walked so far starting up a foundry, luckys hitting up the furnace is very energy intensive. so shutting it down in the evening or overnight and then hitting it up again in the morning, is crazily expensive? that's why we now either run it around the clock in 3 ships or shut it off completely. the company that runs this power station decided to get out of a dependency on russian coal. soon after the war and ukraine began, their country took longer to follow suit, but has now done so, as it must be said, has the e u. but getting out of a dependence on russian gas is proving much more difficult. dominant cane al jazeera berlin in spain, they were planned blackouts and thermostat regulations. as part of voluntary consumption cut local say it's too hard to comply,
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the hiding his more it has been a sweltering summer in madrid, but his temperatures have sword, so to has the cost of fuel. so the spanish government has mandated that offices and stores cannot set their cooling system below 27 degrees celsius. in an area dependent on tourism, locals are afraid the heat wave and crack down on energy could scare visitors away . even if we get to the fun to be impossible, because now we are 18 degrees inside. if we go up to $27.00 degrees, we're going to be sweating all day. we won't need to go to the gym the for just give out a lot of heat and the customers are going to complain. nobody's going to come in. but the spanish government has already agreed with the other european union countries to cut dependency on russian gas by 15 percent. by the end of the year. they will just do that. we have to comply with the agreements we have reached in
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brussels. that's what i said, the money spain also has a commitment of solidarity with the rest of europe in countries. each country is free to choose the way in which we'll meet the commitment to cut energy use here in spain. that includes turning off the light perhaps other measures need to be found because i don't know up to what point turning off a shop window, display light is going to make much sabern that shop have to turn off window lights after 10 pm. however, street lighting will not be affected when i didn't know, but why would visitors come? because when you go out for a walk, what you want to see is joy soon. we won't have light. so if you decide to come to here and everything is switched off, you're going to ask yourself, what's the point? the measures will be reversed in winter when regulations will prohibit indoor areas not to be warmed above 27 degrees. leah harding al jazeera consumer
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prices in the us shop by a half percentage point from june to july, but inflation is still harming many families ability to feed themselves. wilson jordan has this story on how one organization in baltimore, maryland is tackling the problem. every family is going to get a bag just like this. every day. this baltimore food pantry fills hundreds of bags with fresh groceries, left over from supermarket. that otherwise might have been dumped in the trash restaurant delivery drivers than volunteer their time to take the bags to grateful residence x ray, liam. hi. and i've started you thin as the reefer, and it's been really helpful to have access to the fresh for the, from the daily, for house purposes. this is all food that were rescued here. the pantries executive director says in the best of times, it's a challenge to meet the demand. rising prices have made it much harder. inflation is a tough pillar. i. when you think about inflation,
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what people don't see is the broader aspect of how it, it hurts these families. so right now, you know, a lot of families are having to juggle, do i pay my rent to? do i look for food, right? do i eat healthy? do i a jump? right. that puts wednesdays latest economic news in context. the consumer price index dropped from 9 point one percent in june to 8.5 percent in july. assign the federal reserves efforts to cut spending by raising interest rate may be working what was cheaper in july filling up with gas plane tickets, clothing and used cars. but grocery prices rose 1.3 per cent, between june and july. and the increase was more than 13 percent in the past year. for families on limited incomes, the price rises are often unsustainable. a point the u. s. president acknowledged on wednesday for the global challenges we face from the war in europe to disruption
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of supply chains and pandemic shut down. so in asia, we could face additional headwinds in the months of head. our work is far from over . 2 things should be clear. first, economic plans working the 2nd is building an economy that will reward work while investors on wall street drove stock prices up in approval. the potential for more shocks to the global economy and to you as consumers remains what else we have going on. chris dip naraine says it's all the more reason why he's trying to boost his pantries output to a 1000 bags a day for his neighbors. and he says he needs the communities help. it's very hard for people to go look for food. so if you can donate or volunteer to, to nonprofits that are facing, that are talking food insecurity or try to help, you know, that's what i would suggest. you know, because we are kind of going after
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a silent killer in america right now. and that's hunger, trying to help the most vulnerable survive a volatile period in the u. s. economy. rosalyn, jordan l j 0. it's been reveal the former trump administration official, john bolton was the target of a murder for hire plots. and a member of iran's revolution regard. is wanted my, the f, b i on charges relating to that alleged plan. also kit has said the schemes likely in retaliation to the january 2020 strike that killed the head of iran's elite, our kids force cassandra solomon a while around has described the accusations as baseless our white house correspondent, kimberly how can has more well, what we know is that the person that has been charged with these alleged crimes is still at large. in fact, he was charged in of said she is 45 year old iranian national by the name of she rom, poor sofie. he is also known by the alias of massey rate zion. now what we do know
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is that he allegedly tried to pay some $300000.00 to assassinate the former national security adviser and the trumpet ministration, john bolton. and that this plot was allegedly to take place either in washington dc where we are standing or in the us state of maryland, which is just north of here. now, this obviously was thwarted, but what we do know is that there are no efforts by us officials to try and detain and arrest this man and to see him brought to justice. now, oh, we can tell you that this is not the 1st time that the department of justice says that it is uncovered. plots against us, officials on us soil by the iranians. but certainly this is an egregious one, given the fact that this is such a high level u. s. government official. still to come on, elsie's 0 climate ac starts one that was shortages, could be europe's new normal. as the constant suffers is worse, stripes,
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in decades. and homeless in garza palestinians begin the mammoth task of rebuilding their lines once again, following israel's latest attack. ah, hallow wherein sir spell is wet and windy weather across the southern parts of australia. big mass of cloud here, which stretches right up into the interior. actually. i circle front will drift from west to waste a casa south australia, 1516 celsius there for melbourne, and for adelaide, where to where the coming in to we're tasmania. and that will continue to drive its way further east with sydney joining the party with some rain. as we go on through friday, we'll be heavy at times and pushing up towards southern parts of queens that eventually slipping across brisbin, blustery showers will continue behind. seems more showers therein to wear tasmania
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into victoria, and again into the outback of you, south wells, further west. so wet weather does eventually make its way into perth and further east while it stays largely drive a little on the call side for new zealand there, but plenty of settled weather here. now it hasn't been to settle recently into south re, of course, with those dreadful floods, please to say the wet a weather will slip a little further southwards as we go through our thursday. although we asked to limit the chance of seeing some rain, it's really going to be friday before that wet weather. finally clears to wait and see her temperature pick up 31 celsius therefore, so as a sunburst through. meanwhile, it turns wardweb settle for japan. ah ah diet, define who we are. but who are we? if we don't know what we're eating in a disturbing investigation into globalized food fraud,
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people and power reveals long hidden scandalous practices, the infiltrated international wholesale markets and supermarket chains and asks, what's really on our plates. food in glorious food on to one out just sierra ah ah, ah, combines and out of are still receiving now to sierra ukraine says it rushes prepared to connect power from zachary, a nuclear power plant to crimea. the plant has come under attack several times over the past week, and the un nuclear wash stove is warning of a potential to sas step. you member states can no longer quote russian coal under
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a 5th package of sanctions imposed for the war in ukraine. many and i was setting power consumption caps to ensure there's enough energy to get through those cold months. u. s. justice department has charged a member of iran revolutionary god in connection with a plot to murder former national security adviser, john wooten. prosecutors say the plan was likely in retaliation to the killing of a radiant commander. custom sooner mani palestinians are rebuilding their lives. once again, following israel 3 day attack on gaza, it's caused further destruction to the gaza strip. even as the dam is still remains from last year's 11 day conflict. natasha game reports now on the challenges residents are facing. the. the phones rang in the gaza neighborhood saturday morning with warnings from israeli intelligence to evacuate in what people say felt like only moments. 6 apartment buildings were destroyed or damaged. i don't read it off. my 4 year old son wakes up when he has any sound thinking,
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it's an air strike and he clings to me. it makes me frustrated because my children are scared. my life has become miserable and it has nothing left in our hands. malick shem. alec says she can't even dig out a shirt from the rubble for her 2 young son. the family is homeless, but we'll have to find money to pay the mortgage on the apartment and find a new place to live. since 2000 to 8, there have been 5 wars or attacks in the gaza strip. the longest was in 2014 and lasted 51 days. after the war, dozens of countries met and planned to raise $5000000000.00 to rebuild garza but not even half. that money was actually donated. the biggest donors katara gave more than a $1000000000.00 in aid. saudi arabia, half a $1000000000.00. the united states, the united arab emirates, and kuwait,
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each gave $200000000.00. these photo showed the before and after of some reconstruction projects. after last years, israeli airstrikes, katara and egypt committed a $1000000000.00 total. to help garza rebuild again, but with no time frame garza's, ministry of public works and housing says it needs millions of dollars. now, to provide housing for 2200 families, we feel the as little as putting some obstacles and the way of the donors that the 130 construction processed to be slow. over the years, even wants reliable arab allies have stopped offering funding. and with many humanitarian crises, globally, donor fatigue has set in israel, ester occupying power, to have a real responsibility to, to, to, to, to take care of the situation there. but in a long term, long and awful,
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for china. and also for the huge majority of the international community, what concerns us, it's not week, not simply look at the specific situation in the piece piecemeal to way some in the international community may continue to spend billions of dollars. rebuilding garza after each war or attack. but palestinians wonder when the world will see that it's more prudent to invest in peace. natasha name al jazeera, gaza. sierra leone has imposed a nationwide curfew in response to violent anti government protests. the government says several people have been killed, including members of the security forces. thousands of people are protesting, cost the country over the rising cost of living. they're calling on prison, julius martin bile to step damn, security forces fired tear gas to disperse, protested in the capitol, free time,
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diesel scribbles. individuals of him. but on a vibrant on, on what the arrival does, we just lead to the loss of rise of ill send sooner, luna, including the security bus on it. it is also reported that public billies, including police visuals. i've been a thought amongst all in various parts of the country. the uncle billy, we should be no, that's it gone 3 of law and buddha. these violations won't accept the people in all the a false. and the 750 inmates have escaped from prison in democratic republic of congo rebels from the allied democratic forces attack, the building and the eastern time of the temple on wednesday morning. these 5 people, including 2 policemen, were killed, local police believe they decided to attack after learning, the female prisoners linked to their group would be moved there from another town.
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divided by the attackers, came it 2 o'clock, they were 80 and we heard shooting while we were asleep. suddenly we woke up, the assailants had a chain with which they tore off the padlocks. flashed flooding has killed at least 2 people into them and injured dozens more hundreds of home saw on the water and river nile state with families forced to take shelter in mosques and school. rain has also cuts off the main highway connecting the state to the capitol cartoon. climate ne sports, one that extreme weather in europe, including water shortages, will become the new normal. the continent is currently experiencing its most severe drive in decades facing farm was freight and the industrial sector. sonya gave rewards a parched plot starved of greenery. this is no desert. it is in fact a reservoir run dry so much so that it's uncovered. a medieval bridge that was lost
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when the area was flooded and it's not the only place that has revealed historical ruins. the shallow river bed of the when the air reservoir reveals the ruins of an ancient village. while the water that once covered them continues to evaporate, and record break in temperatures. is the motion when you're back to school. i mean to say, well, when i know this is a particularly dry year, a very complicated year that confirms what climate change scenarios have been making evident for a very long time in countries in which we live with periods of extended drought, sometimes combined with torrential rains and floods stretched over the same 100 logical year. this is dramatic with the extreme heat likely to continue into autumn . spain's meteorological services say it will strain europe's largest network of damned reservoirs, combined with droughts in other countries, creating problems across the continent. very looking that becoming go the next the theme answer we, we ceased de la varieties called dry condition. all her of it west that nice sentra
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. you talked to her as well as the yuki. so this is the thing come more or single more concerned, i just thought ye ah, the forecast of the coming girl few days, even in germany in areas that were devastated by flooding in 2021. lack of rain as wreaking havoc on the country's main waterway. the rhine lowering water levels have cool. shipping disruptions on the river, a major root for products ranging from grain to chemicals to coal. and it has a knock on effect on the economy, which is already bracing itself for recession and energy shortages later in the year. this is the worst drought with hit to europe in decades. some say it's the worst in hundreds of years. the results already full cost to be devastating for the continent and environmental warning for governments to act now before it's too late
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. so now i go. al jazeera spanish coast guards have rescued more than 60 african migrants from a wooden ball near the canary islands. priests also find the body of a 19 year old man on board. last year, some 4400 refugees and migrants were lost and see was trying to reach thing. former us president donald trump has refused to be questioned on the or about his new york property business. trump appeared before the state attorney general's office as part of a long running investigation into allegations of tax fraud. but he invoked the 5th amendment and declined to answer any questions. gabriel is on the, is in new york with more after nearly 6 hours of questioning, trump is now leaving the attorney general's office here in new york city. we might never know exactly what was said, but if you're inclined to believe the former president, it could have been a very frustrating experience for investigators. and that's because earlier on
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wednesday, trump posted a message to social media saying that he planned to plead the 5th and would not answer any questions that could potentially implicate him. now this case by the new york attorney general, the tisha james, has been going on since 2019 she is investigating the trump organization business practices that potentially could have been fraudulent. she claims that he might have exaggerated the assets that he owns, the value of his golf course is in hotels, for example, in order to get a more favourable loan from different banks that would be fraudulent. trump denies any wrong doing and says this is simply a which on now where this case goes from here is anybody's guess it's a civil not criminal case. so lateesha james and trump's lawyers could reach some sort of a settlement,
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but that potentially could be hundreds of millions of dollars. trump would have to pay for the attorney general could decide to take this to a trial. it's important to point out that this case here is totally separate and has nothing to do with the f b i rate on trump's home in florida. earlier this week, china's military says all live far drills in the taiwan street have now ended, but it will continue to conduct drake with regular patrols. the navy and air exercises began last week as a warning to taiwan after us house. we can nancy pelosi visit. the trip angered beijing, which consensus taiwan part of its territory journalist patrick folks has more now from beijing. the town affairs office and information office, which both commander beijing state council issued a white paper today expressing beijing's desire for peaceful reunification. with taiwan and it said,
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quotes that we will work with the greatest sincerity and exerts our utmost efforts to try and achieve this. and you do have to wander to what extent beijing has considered the optics of events and recent days. it has of course, as we know, continuously label the u. s. as being responsible for this situation, but inevitably, many will view china as the aggressive because of the military action that it's taken towards taiwan separately. china in that white papers also reiterated calls for. so i want to come back into the fold of you like under the one country to systems model and said that the island could continue to develop its own economic and cultural ties with other countries and regions. but you would have to imagine that there is very little appetites for that after what has happened in recent days . and because of the way that china has implemented the one country to systems model in hong kong in the u. k. children between the ages of one and 9 years old,
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living in london will be offered to polio vaccine. the country's health security agency says that the virus is spreading in the capital for the 1st time since the 1980s. it's been identified a 116 times in 19 search sample. since february, polio used to kill and paralyzed thousands of children annually. worldwide, before it was largely eradicated. they shall say no cases of yet been identified. in the case that vaccinations will help to reduce further spread of the virus an ailing blue, the whale that straight into france's reverse sand has been utilized during a last ditch attempt to return it to the sea. the balloon was lifted from the sand, placed in a refrigerated truck and driven to the northern coast. but the animal's condition worse and during the journey as it had difficulty breathing became weak. lucas are usually found in the arctic. you can buy that much more on our website of course algebra 0 dot com, lots of live video right there.

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