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is all and since mia mas, most of the minority were forced from the country, we look at the plight of the rocking. i'll just say we're well showcase is the best documentary from across the network, including a new 3 part series, the sixty's in the arab world. as protests continue following the swearing in the new president could sri lankan, economic and political crisis lead humanitarian 1 august, which is iraq. talk to al jazeera, we ask for the rebound. you speak on his clearly come get a high cost for airlines and the industry. what's going wrong? we listen, you were harder the i'm struggling in the 19 seventy's if you have any regrets. no, we meet with global news makers and talk about the stories that matter on al jazeera, ah. baseless
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and politicized to her on response to u. s. charges against an alleged i. r g. c member being part of a plot to kill only us national security advisor. john bolton. ah, my money inside this is out there, live from dough. also coming up. russia is accused of stealing electricity from ukraine by connecting the zap region nuclear plant to crimea earlier and imposes a nationwide curfew alternative government protests that left several killed, including security, and not an easy task. homeless families in gaza stopped their journey to rebuild their lives. alt, another round, devastating israeli s ah
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the u. s. justice department says it's charged a man. it describes as a member of iran's revolutionary god. it accuses him of involvement in a plan to murder, a senior advisor to the trump administration. the target of the alleged assassination plot was the former national security adviser, john bolton, sharon per sofie, is now wanted by the fbi i in connection with the case barsky to say the scheme was probably in retaliation for the american strike in january of 2020. that kill the head of iran, a leak could force, cast them cilla money. we face a rising threat from authoritarian regimes who seek to reach beyond their own borders to commit acts of repression, including inside the united states. this is an especially appalling example of the government of iran, perpetrating, egregious acts of transnational violence in violation of us laws and our national
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sovereignty. well, the iranian foreign ministry says the charges a baseless and politically motivated and accuses the u. s. making allegations without providing evidence. let's go live on skype to boston, massachusetts, and glen carl, who is former deputy national intelligence officer at trans national threats at the c. i a thank you for joining us. so all these allegations baseless. let's start with the details of this assassination plot. what exactly is sharon per sofie alleged to have done and how it did the alleged plot get uncovered? well, it seems that the are a rainy and stumbled into one of the car intelligence nets. i guess you could say of the, the i a fellow working in the iranian revolutionary guards apparently contacted an american or at least someone residence in united
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states, initially asking him to quote, take photographs of prominent figures. i think it was and then inquired whether he would be a willing or knew of any one who could eliminate somebody. and the person that the revolutionary guard officer was interacting with was an f, b i. agents or source who then strong this out and was able to identify the person and some of the plans and dentist to indict, to follow and to stop. right. and so what do you think would the motivations for carrying out this alleged crime? well, my initial reaction was the same as i think most everyone has had who, who follows are indian and american. the foreign affairs at all is that this would be, was going to be the iranian,
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or one of the iranian responses to the american killing of the revolutionary guards . chief silverman, a general, so romani, 2 years ago or 3 in lebanon. i think it was time. why target bolton, do you think and more details now coming out it's about might compare the former us next year state also being targeted? why them? yeah, well, i think the iranians were pretty clear at the time that the americans skills. so the money that they would, as i recall their wording, retaliate or respond at a time in place of and method of their own choosing. so to kill the president would be or try would be a lot higher, ranked and dramatically more provocative than someone in the cabinet. and
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bolton was an security advisor, a known hawk on around very hostile to the iranian regime as. ready is my paul taylor who was secretary of state or possibly director, ca he was either he is both, i'm not sure which one of the time he was. and so that would seem to be a reasonable commensurate ranking kind of response to get someone hostile to a ran who would have been involved in the operation to have sodium on a killed and to make a statement short of actually charge and present. now, iran does not have an extradition treaty with united states, so realistically what all of the f b i's chances are catching this guy. well, the f b, i has a long memory and a long reach. so if the person is not
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a fool that he won't travel to countries where the u. s. has exposition treaties, which are most countries and the f b, i can be patient. i still think that the odds are low, that the f b i will, will catch him or have him detained. but by going public justice department has, has made a point of saying, we have broken this up. we're on to what you're up to and don't doing anymore. and what do you make of the timing for their spec has? i mean, we've already had washington come out and say that they don't believe that these charges will affect talks, which are wrong on reviving the nuclear deal, which is now at a crucial stage. do you think that's a bit naive of them? well this is i think this is the most important issue and i'm glad you raised it because i immediately thought about this myself. ringback it's only 2 days ago,
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i believe that the europeans, the americans near indians concluded it seems successfully the negotiations to return to or replace the around us nuclear agreement, which i would, i think i should express. a widely shared view is of critical importance and more important than one attempted assassination. that was broken up . one would hope that the various departments of u. s. government on such sensitive international relations issues would coordinate their actions. however, justices blind isms is supposed to be show and prides itself on carry out. it's mandate, it's work without having to bend to the needs of other departments,
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which could be considered politics affecting the law. so i find personally the timing quite unfortunate. i'm glad at the they broke up a plot. i wish they could have waited a couple of days for the us and around the sign, the radiant agreement. and i would be surprised if the white house would be happy timing also where to get to talk to you, glen, call a former deputy national intelligence officer for the transnational at the c. i t cray. now where the affairs over the face of europe, some biggest nuclear power plant. let's take a look at the map russian forces in their separate his allies on control. all those areas you see and read. they include the zappa regent, nuclear plants, the ukrainians. a warning that the russians are preparing to connect the facility
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with crimea, which they annexed in 2014. the plant has come under attack several times over the past week. uniquely watchdog is warning of a nuclear disaster. john henry pulls from keith in petro coat and says ukraine zappa region. nuclear plant faces a serious danger of radioactive meltdown. 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 iris go full, loosen the external power was oblong and that is dangerous because the vill burnwell block out mold as of it was thornton diesel generator. so the,
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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's 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 turned 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 zap arissa to her son nearby in battle scarred mc alive. residents have emerged from a 54 hour curfew. they've come out to queue up for water and food in a region that's been the target of russian bomb since the invasion began in february. ludmilla steve gaze among the thousands of displaced people evacuating
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ships. shing cova village near her son. now under russian control, the daily bombardment is taking its toll on your trip or you are finished. mother 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 is all need some kind of help. john henderson al jazeera keith would. as of wednesday, european union member states can no longer import coal from russia. it's part of a 5th sanctions package on moscow to cope with the hall turn away from russian energy. you countries all setting power consumption camps. now, before the war, russia supplied 40 percent of europe's gas. replacing that, just before the northern winter, is nearly impossible. in july ear energy ministers agreed on a voluntary plan to cut their gas consumption by 15 percent beginning in august.
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the ease as if it's fully cut off from russian gases winter. it could cost members states economies as much as 1.5 percent of gdp. dominic cane reports from ballin. this coal being unloaded in the germantown of linebarger is from russia party. one of the last confinements 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 cold, his band, 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 non, not long term solution. this is a 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 have 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. in the opinion, we see how dependent we are on energy imports from all over the world. and in this case, especially from russia, it's important to know that we in germany have technical abilities that are realistic and produce economically functioning jobs and economic value, which can help us free ourselves from this dependency and defend our own sovereignty 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 hood is aluminium foundry in salt towel where rising gas prices mean managers are having to change their working practices. i'm with this and that's what i hope to find. setting up a found, we like this hitting up, the furnace is very energy intensive. so shutting it down in the evening or not. 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, that country took longer to follow suit, but has now done so, as it must be said, has the e u. but getting out of dependence on russian gas is proving much more difficult. dominant cane al jazeera berlin. still ahead on al jazeera, better than expected economic figures, this the u. s. economy,
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and it was considered latin america save his country until just a few months back. a chillies now seeing an alarming rise in crime. ah, the journey has begun. the fee for world copies on its way to catherine book, your travel package to day. hello. we now have side to some drive by the pushing back into the korean peninsula. i'm pleased to say at least for the time being, see this long line of cloud that was responsible for the actor. unprecedented flooding rains that we have seen here. some of the wettest weather in over 100 years, some past seen around half a meter of rainfall. little wonder that we have seen those extensive floods in and around the sol area. but the wet weather is to set is now slipping further southwards. some parts of south caressing the heavier burst of rain and that she gradually clear through was we go on 3 friday. bright lucky warms up sol around 31
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celsius in the sunshine still warm in to where japan 35 celsius their photo go. at wet weather will make his way across much of japan as we go through friday. so expect to see some isolated cases of flash flooding coming through here. some very wet weather continuing across southern parts of china at present said joining up with our system which is pushing up towards high nana tropical disturbance will bring some very heavy right into northern parts of vietnam. it northerners of laos over the next couple of days, and that cloud and rain will drift its way up towards me and mar ahead of that lot of wet weather across the central parts of india, right into the southeast of pakistan. i saw official ally of the journey, the 19th sixty's, the decade of change across the middle east and north africa in the 2nd of a 3 part series al jazeera world explores the explosion of arts and culture of intellectuals were building new dreams and ideas. because the revolutions of the
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1960 s were no political but of the mine from music to t v. the poetry of protest and revolutionary from making the 60s in the arab world . culture. oh, now jazeera ah ah, it watching out as a reminder of our top stories this our, the u. s. justice department says it's charged a man. it describes as a member of ron's revenues, regard kisses him of involvement and a plan to met at the former national security adviser, john bolton. iran says the accusations of baseless and lisky motivated ukraine
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as warning. russia is preparing to connect power from the zappa region nuclear plant to crimea, which moscow annexed in 2014. the plant has come under attack several times over the past week. european countries assessing power consumption caps as they reduce the use of brushing energy. e countries have stopped importing cold from russia since wednesday. some countries have warned they may, faith blackouts as a result. now, syria 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 processing cross country of the rising cost of living that cooling on the president, julius mother b o to step down. security forces fide t gas to disperse demonstrators in the capital, free town. sorry for foreigners. the editor, the chief edison chief of the global times in freetown, he says,
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the protest movement appears to be leaderless. because shown in the countries that come house because they call you miss a lead call for you. that as we need boost cars, dot info for the local to 7 him to move money the most money across the country when he was born in please. because. ready got people, and we understand now that people, how do they look clear court explanation for the, for the start of the put it on the over the high cost of the youth employment that's the form. so what,
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what is astonishing is the leader that is leading the support that nobody has gone for the sheep of all the does she all the tool just can see the prices in the us drops by about half a percentage point from june to july, but inflation is still harming many families ability to feed themselves. rosalind jordan has a story on how one organization in baltimore, maryland is talking every family is going to get a bag this 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 then volunteer their time to take the bags to grateful residence. se, riley, i'm sorry, and i've started you thin as a reefer and as plan really helpful to have access to the fresh for these on a daily,
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for health purposes. this is all for 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, 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 and do i pay my rent to? do i look for food, right? do i eat healthy? do i? e 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 rates may be working what was cheaper in july filling up with gas plane tickets, clothing and used cars. but grocery prices rose 1.3 percent between june and july, and the increase was more than 13 percent in the past year. for families on limited
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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 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, the economic plan is 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, what's consumers remains. what else we have going on? kristin 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
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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 a silent killer in america right now. and that's homer trying to help the most vulnerable, survive a volatile period in the u. s. economy. rosalyn jordan l. jazeera. once again, palestinians are trying to rebuild their lives as rails 3 day attack on gauze as caused more destruction. even as the damage from last year's war remains, natasha can aim reports from garza and the challenges residence face. the phones rang in this 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 know and fall from the fair. my 4 year
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old son wakes up when he has any sound thinking, it's an astride, and he clinks to me. it makes me frustrated because my children are scared. my life has become miserable and is nothing left in our hands, the man 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 2008, 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,
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and kuwait each gave $200000000.00. these photo showed the before and after of some reconstruction projects ah, after last years is really error strikes. cutter 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, will you 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 air of 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
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a long term, long and awful, for china. and also for the huge majority of the international community. what concern saws is not week, not simply look at the specific situation in the piece piecemeal. the way some in the international community may continue to spend billions of dollars rebuilding gaza 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. chilly is experiencing an alarming crime wave until recently was considered the safest country in latin america. the latest data shows that has all changed within a matter of mumps, san human reports from the capitol, santiago's garcia, the rascal still can't believe that her son in law,
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50 year old real estate broker, estefan regaled me, was stabbed to death for no apparent reason. while walking home, this c c t v camera captures raquel may rushing past while holding his neck. seconds later he collapsed of camera, his juggler, veins slit to venezuela, and 25. and 15 years old, who recently crossed into chile illegally from neighboring bolivia, have confessed, must aquanda. when will the authorities control who enters chile? i'm afraid now when i walk, pass a foreigner because i don't know if it's a criminal lawyer. the murder rate in chile has gone up an astonishing 30 percent in the last 6 months alone. it also got statistics show the vast majority of crimes are committed by chileans. but that undocumented foreigners with criminal records account for a higher percentage of the murders. if they went again, may was stabbed just a few blocks from the presidential palace, but it was no isolated incident. just a few days later,
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another 3 people were stabbed along alameda. this is santiago's most emblematic avenue, and that's only the tip of the iceberg. prosecutor say that in the last 5 years, drug traffickers and members of the feared venezuelan criminal organisation at agood train have focused in on chile taking advantage of the largely uncontrolled northern border yogurt was entered is the governor of the port city of our rica, where they've reportedly set up base, says international gangs or using criminal methods unseen before in chile. not that i'm in the for that other one always you see it's not just murder, but also torture signs of chopping people in pieces or burying victims alive. the international criminals who belong mainly to venezuela's, a rug we're trying gang, it's expanded, it's the mind to columbia ecuador, brazil, peru, and no chilly but it's not just imported criminal said sort of spreading very young mindy gillian delinquents are in snaring drivers,
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even in crowded tunnels. in broad daylight cars theft has increased 68 percent in the last 5 months. so has widespread trafficking of people and guns and drug traffic in low income neighborhoods. all this in what until recently was considered the safest country in latin america. put on capacity the think went by the input. we didn't manage to see what was happening in time when the problem was incubating slowly step by step one. now it's finally exploded. facilitated by the pandemic. criminals have lost fear of the state because they no longer believe we're able to confront them. you get off the chief prosecutor for complex crimes and says it will take a major investment in money. more sophisticated forms of law enforcement stronger border controls and more police training to ensure that this crime wave is not here to stay. to see a human al jazeera santiago ah.

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