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voices from different corners when the wells are empty, people fight for programs that open your eyes to a more tentative view. i don't have kalashnikov, i have my voice on now to sierra ah . ready no, to suit me, major cities around the world. welcome in the new year, some under heavy clothing restrictions. ah, hello, i'm emily anguish. this is al jazeera live from doha. also coming up a good bye to archbishop desmond to, to south africa prepared to bury its anti apartheid hero, will be live in cape town. hundreds of homes destroyed and thousands evacuated.
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boss have foss, moving wildfire in colorado is almost out. and the evolution of the year, or 20 years since its creation. we take a look at one of the most important carn seats of the world. ah. most of the world has now welcomed in the new year, but the shadow of the army con variance still loans. lodge victoria gate, and be reports on the scout back celebrations across the globe. and how cove it as crash the party again ah, in capital cities around the world, new year's eve celebrations were more muted than they would be normally in london, official events were cancelled. so too, in berlin, where uneasy party at the brandenburg gate took place without a live audience as a tv show only. ah,
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madrid is one of the few cities in europe to celebrate new year's eve. but there the crowd was limited to less than half its usual size. thailand welcomed the new year with the fireworks display in bangkok on the heavy cove 19 restrictions. oh, it was one of the few places in the country to host end of the year celebrations after other events were cancelled due to the spread of amik. ron, my rabbit been taught today's kind of compensation for the past 2 years that i don't get to celebrate. that's why i decided to bring the whole family here today. my kids are happy and we will come back again next year. so oh, in hong kong fi works little the victoria hobble waterfront. ah, and the music concept by the cities film on orchestra marked the beginning of 2022
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. ah better me better how paul medical visited. yeah. go. we hope everyone will be healthy and happy and we hope to find them in the older food i. we all can open the border and get trouble in those grid. i will say fi works ah, tie one to lighting up the night sky. ah, hours early a new zealand had been one of the 1st to ring in the new year. it's neighbor, australia didn't hold that. tens of thousands of people gathered around sydney, hobbit bridge in a tribute also to the front line workers in the fight against cave in 19 but elsewhere there were bands on big gatherings in china where 2 years ago, corona virus 1st emerged, events were canceled with the nation on high alert and the city of shan under locked down. since the 1st reported case more than 5400000 people have died around
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the world. and with the omicron variant taking hold, many governments have re imposed restrictions to try to ease the strain on overwhelmed hospitals. even in those countries where gatherings are allowed, many people have chosen to stay at home. the one wish shared by people around the world. this new year is that 2022 is better than the last 2 years and sees an end to the pandemic victoria gate and be al jazeera and new york is march. the arrival of 2022 with the famous ball drop in times square. only 15000 people were able to join the party due to surgeon, army con cases. former mer bill it de blasio faced criticism for going ahead with this fell down festivities. but he said it sent a message that know who's fighting through the pandemic. gabrielle alexander was in
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times square for the show. we saw a lot of what we've seen every year with the typical new year's eve celebration year in time square. the pol, dropping down the count down the confetti when the clock struck 2022 people hugging and kissing each other. those were the scenes that we saw that we are accustomed to over the years. and we saw this evening as well. what was different though? not as many people were here, and that's because of the spread of the corona virus search. here in new york, they were expected to have 60 to 70000 people. here. they scaled it back to only 15000. everyone had to show proof of vaccination mostly where a mask as well. and this was all because of the spread of corona virus here in new
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york city. new york has become the u. s. epicenter of the pandemic once again. and just in the last 24 hours, 43000 people in new york city alone have tested positive for corona virus. it's spreading like wildfire here. the positivity rate is 22 percent. one in for new yorkers is now testing positive for the virus, given all of these scenarios. and all of these numbers, if you will. that is why the new year's eve celebration was scaled back dramatically. here. you still saw the themes or celebration, but it was certainly not nearly the numbers or the, or the, or the size that we have seen in previous years. north glen late, kim jong own, says economic development. channing proving people's lives are the main goal for the new year. he laid out his plan at the ruling work is party conference. north
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career is grappling with an economic crisis and international sanctions because of its nuclear weapons program. to other world news. now in south africa is bidding farewell to its leading anti apartheid hero. archbishop desmond tutu with a funeral service in cape town, there's been an outpouring of tributes for 2 to since his death. last sunday, his body was lying in state at saint george's cathedral in cape town, the same venue where he preached against racial injustice when years president sewell rem, a poser, will deliver the main eulogy in the coming hours for me to mila is life for us in cape town for me to what else is expected from today's farewell. while we are expecting the funeral to begin within the hour, with 2 main processions leading from the back of the church just behind our saint george's cathedral, making its way up to the main entrance up those stairs. i am and that those
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processions made up of clergy bishops as well as the dean of cape town and the current anglican, archbishop of cape town. we've also just behind a scene, the presidential convoy arrived. president obama porter will deliver the eulogy during the funeral, which will take about 2 hours. and the anglican church was very much expressed how important it was for the archbishop to have the service delivered in the way that he wanted. he was very much involved in terms of how he would be laid to rest the how the funeral would go. and it's basically taking the form of, of what's called a wicker mass, which for anglicans, when he speaks to their spirituality, the archbishop laid overnight in state, in the cathedral and as pay his wishes in solitude. a head of the funeral. again, we know we speak about how simple he wanted proceedings. he's in
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a simple pine coffin adorned with anglican symbols and also just one simple bouquet of our white carnations. and we accept exp. does the proceedings to begin within the next hour or so. no matter how is a public able to say good bye? are they gathered outside? or are they watching a live stream? how are they involved? what coven 19 restrictions has certainly affected just how the public can participate. the church will only allow a 100 people to gather inside and, and that's really affected how people are able to participate in this final farewell to the archbishop. instead, there will be a big screens. i had certain points in the city like the grand parade and cape town . but also, anglicans have been urged to gather at their parishes with the funeral service will be streamed us rather than gathering through the streets of cape town. people sort of will bid farewell in a sort of more isolated way simply because of these restrictions. and ideally,
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it might not have been the way that the anglican church might have done this prior to coven 19. but it has become a necessity indeed. or i will call back to you as the farewell begins. thank you very much. if i'm in a mil, alive for us in cape town, to the us now and a truck driver sentence to 110 years for a fatal collision, has had his prison time cut to just 10 years by the governor of colorado state governor jared palace said the crash that killed 4 motorists back in 2019 was tragic but unintentional. he said rogue l aguirre la maderos sentence was a disproportionate. nearly 5000000 people signed a petition calling for clemency. a fast moving wildfire that tall through several towns in colorado has largely burned itself out. almost a 1000 and homes have been destroyed. heavy snow is forecast so,
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and it's expected to help put out those remaining embers. john hinge and reports, tens of thousands of colorado pins are waiting for the smoke to clear to learn what they've lost. things look ok from here, but there isn't smoldering in there until you really get down there. it's almost impossible to know. david marks who lives in fire ravaged, boulder county knows 3 people who've lost their homes for home golf and so 5060 feet high probably it was really i've never seen any like it. i mean just house after house fences just supplying through the air just caught on fire. authority say they believe as many as 500 homes have probably been destroyed as the fire tor, through drought stricken neighborhoods. at least one 1st responder and several other people were injured, as winds of up to a 169 kilometers per hours, spread intense flames with terrifying speed, colorado governor,
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jared colors in boulder, county sheriff joe kelly toured the devastation from the air. this was a disaster in fast motion, all over the course of half a day. nearly all the damage, many families having minutes, minutes to get whatever they could, their, their patch, their kids into the car, and leave. last 24 hours have been devastating. polio says president joe biden promised to free up federal funds with an expedited declaration of a major disaster. john henry and al jazeera, more than 500 himes, had been destroyed by a large fire in western peru. it swept through a settlement in bo tay on thursday 5. his residence was through the night to put it out, hundreds of people, and now homeless still ahead on the al jazeera sacrificing one to save the rest. our some african families are forced to sell their daughters just to be able to eat. yeah, and the golden girl,
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the comedy wife passes away. just wait shy of her one. hundreds birthday. ah, it's the weekend. it's a new year. hello everyone here sir. forecasts for europe in africa will begin in europe, paint the colors on the dark or the orange, the higher the temperature, and that warm air continues to be pumped in rate across the continent. a pretty while, when you look at this, not for the 1st day of january, we don't have one temperature here below freezing, happy new year by the way. now in terms of the other, whether we're going to see those winds pick up across ireland and britain, a few scattered showers as while heavier bouts of rain and snow for that southwest of norway. but again, these temperatures, brussels 14 degrees. but the further south you go, higher temperatures,
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we do have so cordoba $22.00, valencia at $21.00. we're going to get striped with some heavy rain for the northwest of spain on saturday. also high temperatures through the balkans and also north of this is walls. so vienna, prague, 12 degrees, budapest, 13, and we do have some showers working their way across the boss versus is nothing major for it's them both with a high va, loving degrees, also some showers through the levant as well. that's knocked down the temperature in ramallah to 12 degrees on saturday. that wind through the mediterranean is really digging in across northern parts of africa. so could spin up the sand in dust near engine mina and janina has the high 31 degrees on saturday season. the, the listening through the noise, we're talking about competing now by seeing modern day tools being used to perpetuate those competing narrative separating spin from fuck all 3 versions of
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the story and then some elements of the truth. but the full story of remains and coaches on the parking the stories you're being told. it's not a science story at all. it's a story about politics. the listening post your guide to the media on a just euro. lou ah ah, hello, you're watching al jazeera, i'm emily angland o mondor of our top stories this our your, his matthew rival, luke 2022 with the famous ball drop in times square. most countries have also
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welcomed in the shadow of the only con, very, and still looms large. many large parties and fireworks displays were cancelled or scaled down due to a rise in 21 virus infections. if you know servers will be held within the hour of the anti apartheid, lida archbishop desmond to chew. he will be laid to rest at saint george's cathedral in south africa's cape town, where he preached against racial injustice beats and north korean leader kim jong own. has laid out his new year plan to the country start. maybe he's reporting his main goals are economic development and improving people's lives as the country faces what he's described as a great life and death struggle. saturday, march, 20 years since the you are a current c entered into circulation. european central bank marks event, uneasy with a light display in blue and yellow, representing the colors of the block. here as i can see,
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was 1st introduced in 1999 with coins and bank nights vane launched in 2002. dominic came out this report from barely 20 years ago. it was a novelty, a new currency across much of europe. as one central bank took on responsibility for the monetary policy of hundreds of millions of people, for much of its 1st decade, the eurozone seemed to prosper. but then came the global financial crisis with the greeks leading a succession of e, you states, unable to pay their national debts and close to defaulting on them. and therefore, dropping out of the euro club, brussels became the place the seemingly endless meetings of aunt bailout packages. with growing tensions between rich and northern and porous, southern european members states. between 20102012, there are endless predictions at the euro is going to fall apart, or at least it would lose some of its weakest members like like greece, in the end,
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none of those forecast came true when the covey pandemic seemed to shake the integrity of the euro zone, angular merkel, and a manuel mac hall solved the crisis with the so called corona bonds. effectively using the assets of the rich members states to guarantee the debts of the worst hit nations. now the se bees main fo is inflation driven by fast increasing energy prices and supply shortages when the euro is being dreamt up. some one that if the plan was a currency to challenge the dollars supremacy to gay europe has managed to establish itself as the 2nd global most important through currency concerned, for example, of the m for ex market thorough that markets and in the international payments. so for example, its role is almost equal to the dollar. the driving force behind the single currency comes from paris and berlin. the new german government will continue to
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closely cooperate with the french government. and i assure you that the franco, german tongue then will stay essential for the further development of the european union and european monetary you, in your opinion, polls both across the euro zone and the why did you suggest broad popular support for the single currency? a trend that has been stable throughout its existence. 20 years ago, hundreds of millions of europeans had to adapt to the new notes and coins in their pockets. and soon they may have to again, because the e. c, b has an ounce, an oval, whole of the look and feel of its cache. dominant cane al jazeera berlin. the new year brings isn't the world's largest free trade agreement, which has come into force in the asia pacific region. the deal called the regional comprehensive economic partnership or asset was signed back in 2020. and if it is
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trade barriers between 15 nations, china, japan, south korea, estrella and new zealand and 10 members of the association of south east asian nations are involved. the deal aims to slash 90 percent of tariffs between those countries trade and the region was $2.00 trillion dollars in 20. 19 the u. n says are said the could 1st that figured by $42000000000.00 that makes it larger than any other trading block, including the united states, mexico, canada jail, and the european union. and mark is a senior research fellow at the center for china and globalization. it says the agreement will reduce costs for consumers. this is truly a historic trade agreement that is coming into effect and will have enormous ramifications for not just the people that are covered by it, but people around the world. one reason is that this is the largest marginally so
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the u. s. m ca or the us mexico canada trade area. ready is, was the largest r sip is a little bit bigger. but here's the really important point. us m. c. a covers less than 10 percent of the world's population are set, covers about one 3rd. and many of these are still looking to achieve a more modern lifestyle that we might see in places like new york, like the g, like london, etc. so this is going to create tremendous new opportunities for consumers to have greater choice, less expensive goods. it's also going to be an enormous economic driver for businesses in the area as well. because this agreement is not just big, but it also covers the key aspects of a self contained economic region. and that there are countries like korea and japan that are industrial powerhouses, as well as countries that are producing more agricultural ra inputs as well. so i
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think this will be transformational and it won't be exclusionary, as well as in tainer is feeling the impact of the new corona, virus variance reporting a record 50000 daily cases. people waited in long lines to be tested for the virus at centers in the capital one, a series on new year's eve. i didn't change recently would use the number of corn 2 days from 10 to 5. he has to go, so ms. ha, with the wichita at the have been hearing for a month and a half hour that covered anson case exploding in little bit. did you expected not to happen? yeah, you thought it is sort of foreseen all of this, but people come to test altogether. the vacation period and the end of the year lebrans were coming. who would that work in oklahoma? we are here because we run together tonight with the family. we came from to coast and we want to be sure we don't have covered that. they cannot, at least 12 people have been killed in a stampede at a religious shrine in the indian and ministered kashmir. it happened at the hindu
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vash. no davy shrine in the countries north where devotees were mocking the new year. at least 13 others. we change it to the incident as being investigated. a growing number of families in afghanistan, a so desperate for money being forced to sell off children as young as 6 into marriage. the taliban has banned force marriages, but agency say they're still happening. laura frick burge has moved in this sprawling settlement camp in western afghanistan. live people displaced by drought and war, but as these goals suffering doesn't. and there, she's now trying to save her 10 year old daughter off to her husband sold her into marriage without telling her on the st. fellowship. and i started fighting with him and my heart stopped beating. i wished i could have died. i told my husband, i'm not going to give away my daughter at such a young age. aziz's husband told her he did it for money to feed his 5 children and
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that without it, they would starve. he was in his word sacrificing one to save the rest. but aziz married off her self at 15 refused. instead securing a divorce for her daughter. it cost the equivalent of around a $1000.00 with money. they don't have early douglas new york. now we are not only struggling with hunger, we also owe money to the man. if we cannot return the money and he comes to get my daughter, what will happen? i would rather die than let him take her. despite a taliban ban on forced marriages, the practice is continuing with many afghans unable to afford even basic goods. a payment from a perspective groom's family can amount to the difference between life and death. in some cases, families are now also giving up their sons break. so it's the right time for the humanity in community to stand up. and steve, the people of abandon pleasure in another part of the camp. her meat of dollar says
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he too is desperate for money to treat his chronically ill wife pregnant with their 5th child. 3 years ago he received a down payment for his eldest daughter. now 7 to be married when she's older, but he needs the money. now. what's that, do you agree now? well arthur, i have another daughter. i'm even willing to sell her because i need to buy food and medicine. i don't have any other choice. and it's likely other afghan families will feel they'd to have to do the same. according to the united nations, more than $3000000.00 children under 5 of facing acute malnutrition, more mothers like aziz facing the unthinkable. laura frick burge out a 0. 16 times since april, displaced by fighting in nigeria is born. i state bank closed down. the government had sat in the dead line several months ago. tens of thousands of people are said to return to their homes. that rights groups feed some of these places as still
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under attack by armed groups. it allison bah, has no from other jam. thousands of idp is in this 16 got me around comes, have been here for some years. some of them have stayed here for about 8 years and at the big we used to live in this go, may run, comes where government tries to give them some form of support. after running away from there are been uprooted by at the book of her. i'm from the ancestor homes now, the government is asking them to return to the towns and villages. where do i expected to start a new life? some of them will be going directly to the villages, which are not really on daily security threats. and those was villages on towels. i see been occupied by and groups i expected to leave. i did look on the headquarters where goldman will provide a mixture, accommodation arraignment and also provide security for them pending when the villages and towns are safe for them to return. that the each household at yeah, of the $10000.00 households were given $200.00 each to be able to settle back when
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they return to their villages. some have collected this money, i stayed back, moved out or become even before the government deadline. but again, those where they're actually feeling very concerned, which is why international bodies have expressed concerns about exposing this id please to danger when they return home. because there's the pockets of attacks in some of the communities. contrary to what government is saying that everywhere, relatively peaceful, the government is even citing that im may jump a military base in a novel base which is in the bagger. one of these at towns that had come on repeated attacks has a returned and life has returned to the city because the military base is now functional. so the advising all the idp is to go back and i do assure the you pick a p c, a prove on the lifestyle rather than living in makes it comes in the cities tend to be more demonstrations in sudan as anger grows or the death of at least 5 protest
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is that was shot by security forces during a crackdown on nationwide protest on thursday. the us and un have condemned the violence for more than 2 months. pro democracy activists in sir jan have been marching against the military, which faced power in october should use to being made to hollywood actress and comedian betty whites who's died 3 weeks short of her. 100th birthday she'd been acting for over 80 years and held the guinness world record as the female entertainment. with the longest television, kareem, barbara and copper reports in a youth driven film industry. betty white was a rarity. she was one of a few actresses who maintains top power well into her ninety's. oh, this is something you did to mrs. miller that she began her career in the 19th thirty's on radio. and in variety, shows. i'm sorry, this is a very critical till she went to best supporting actress emmy awards for her role
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in the mary tyler moore show in the 19 seventy's. oh oh. oh. but her portrayal of sweet and quirky rose nyland and the 1980s sit. com, the golden girls shot her to super stardom and aunt her new legion of fans. she won an emmy in 1986 for the role playing a widow living and retirement with for all the ladies and the antics in miami. she wasn't afraid to laugh at herself. ah, here was her response when she unveiled a wax work of herself at madame to sorts. you know, the only thing that hurts me. why did they wait to do this till i was 90? i mean, a few days ago would have been, well maybe she was starring in the t v show hot in cleveland at the age of
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92 until it was cancelled in 2014. betty white continued to make new audiences smile. doctors saying a glass of wine a day can extend your life and that perhaps was the secret of her lengthy career. was like we're a little in for over. oh, hello, you're watching al jazeera, these are the top stories, the saddle. who has my t, y will of 2022 with the famous paul drop in times square. most countries have also welcome to me, but the shadow of the only con barian still looms large. many parties and fireworks display work cancels scout down to, to a rise in corona, virus infections north.

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