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be the hero the world needs right. washer. a mile to the use of masks and pushed an anti malaria pill is treatment now brazil's president is quarantined with corona virus. but on a cloud this is al jazeera live from the hall also coming up. angry protests in serbia as competent as a curfew and lockdowns are announced after its deadliest day of the pandemic.
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president trump moves to formally withdraw the united states from the world health organization even as covered $900.00 cases. and turkish troops in libya help clear land mines left by forces loyal to the warlords to leave. so then the presidency repeatedly downplayed coronavirus is now in quarantine at his home in brazil after testing positive joy of both sonora has cancelled his schedule for the next few days but insists he's still in good health is one of nearly 1700000 people infected in brazil that's the 2nd worst affected country in the world latin america at its early season human as this i am world leaders have defied public 19 like brazil's jade. for months the president tempted fate and turned to doctors he scorned calls to respect social distancing he seemed to
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relish defining even his own advisers always pressing the flesh and rarely using a face mask many members of his cabinet had become infected even his wife's grandmother some joked. made a pact with the devil until what was probably the inevitable that happened but would for the thought of you accuse me of my fill the west side. everybody knew that sooner or later current of our side reach an important part of population a lot of people like me for example if i would not have done the test i would not know about a result that was positive yes it was positive. so far bosso not has admitted to having a feeder and body aches but continues to brush off the severity of an illness he once described as a little true even taking off his face mask after testing positive. for the bureaucratic of the 3rd book so you can see my face who wants to see my face i'm fine can thank god. thanks that i was there prayed for me were supporting me i'm
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fine thank god. it's not just boss i'm not his health but his political reputation that's at stake he's waged war against lockdowns saying they're more harmful than the illness. he's clashed with governors who ordered businesses closed and the supreme court which recently felt compelled to order the president to wear a face mask or pay a steep fine thank you for taking his cue from donald trump also not or has threatened to withdraw from the w.h.o. and has ordered the brazil's health system distribute the anti malaria drug drugs at chloroquine despite warnings that it's not safe or proven to be effective thing treating coronavirus he's in fact using it now himself. nevertheless wishes him while i'm a speedy and full recovery. from this disease or leaders around the world who have have had similar experiences and i think it brings home. the reality of this wires
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. that will likely depend on how president bush or not a fence on whether he'll become seriously ill as was he produced prime minister blair johnson or whether he'll be back at work in a week or 2 telling everyone i told you so. all this despite the more than 65000 positions lost their lives so far to the so-called little china. you see in human al-jazeera. michael caine cohen is an associate professor at the put difficult catholic university of religion there and he says that both in arizona skewed work in his favor politically this is not a man of deep insights i think it also it also true it's also extraordinary convenient for him in some ways indeed if it stays our late course right he'll be able to continue on his narrative that it's just a flu and can be cured easily he was also scheduled to be deposed by the federal
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police on its allegations of one do influence taking next week so the timing is not as no one stays late course the timing is not altogether bad if it stays within these sort of 85 percent that are the light forces and it will likely strengthen those who are. who are doubting the severity of the outbreak in the hospital it may actually end up lowering the adhesion to a cutting into it getting to the sort of distancing myself here since the great again me we've seen this kind of catastrophic response of the that the country is had has to deal with a total lack of leadership from the federal right but brazil had every possibility of having an absolutely modeled response to this and then make we have a very strong public health system we have highly trained doctors we have good i.c.u. density we have you know experience of pandemics treatment of of hiv and aids here
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is actually quite quite advanced so you know it's a sign of failure of leadership in the federal level this that this is turned out the way that. to serbia where thousands of protesters are tried to storm parliament angry about tough coronavirus restrictions the president alexandrovitch put a weekend curfew back in place after the country's worst day yet all the pun demick with 13 deaths and brian has this report. protesters and police battle on the streets around serbia's parliament was hounds try to storm the building some briefly managing to get inside before being pushed back was they're angry at president aleksander of the church and his decision to reimpose coronavirus restrictions. were some chanted calling him a thing. was for others demanded his resignation their
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government is trying for the 2nd time. put the cyclone. to impose current theory that far reaching it is only a serious possibility because they made all the mistakes i was. the mistake they say was lifting what was one of europe's strictest lockdowns. we gathered here to protest because our president lifted the state of emergency because of the election and now he wants to impose it again. critics say the president lifted restrictions so he could hold parliamentary elections last month has passed on an overwhelming victory not clubs we're back in action it was a tennis tournament shops were open and 25000 fans packed a belgrade stadium for the country's most popular football match at the station slammed by an epidemiologist as an enormous totally unjustified risk the president
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now says the situation in belgrade is critical after his from odisha we made lots of mistakes we have probably relaxed too much everyone thought it was all over scituate soon the situation in belgrade is alarming and it's serious in 4 more cities in serbia but belgrade is really in a critical situation. the capital's hospitals are almost full so the military has been building temporary facilities gatherings of more than 5 people are now banned and the u.k. few this weekend before they and the anger against the church means the crowds are unlikely to stay at home. brian al jazeera. well coronavirus cases continue to climb in the united states the number of dead has now passed $130000.00 infections are surging in states that push to reopen early president dollar trump he continues to downplay the resurgence of the poem the
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american insists he wants schools to reopen in the new school year my kind of reports now from washington d.c. . texas was one of the 1st states to ease its mitigating measures responding to pressure from president trump in mid april who insisted he wanted states to open up to restart the economy. now with stealing with a massive increase in infections joining florida and reporting more than 10000 cases in a day a figure matched only by new york state in the early stages of the pandemic in the next 2 weeks we're probably going to end up being what new york was. i think that's what's going to happen donna ingraham has been an i.c.u. nurse for 17 years last week she went from caring for patients to becoming a patient herself after testing positive i really at one point in time asked god to take me the pain was ridiculous. it was
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simply i mean in my mind i couldn't breathe think i didn't have to be proud of ventilator the republican governor who ordered the early opening of texas is now dialing back and reimposing mitigating measures including the wearing off masks we wore not have to shut it down if everyone will follow this very simple rule and that is just get a mask like this where it makes sure that you don't get covered 18 and you don't give it to anybody else. but the u.s. president continues to be masculists and even as the cases surge is not putting pressure on governors to open schools for the new year at the end of august what we want to do is we want to get our schools open we want to get them open quickly beautifully in the fall and the as you know this is a disease it's a horrible disease but young people do extraordinarily well the reaction from
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teachers was furious that is so callous and him so callous when we do it wrong people da little people can get sick you had asthma you've got bad allergies and you're 6 years old you could die if we do this ron there was anger too among many in congress which was officially notified that president trump is pulling the united states out of the world health organization the notice period is 12 months so the u.s. will actually only leave the w.h.o. in july next year between then and now is an election and presidential candidate joe biden says one of his 1st acts as president will be to reverse the decision effectively it will be up to the voters to decide mike hanna al-jazeera washington
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well actually approaches a political commentator and a board member of republican women for progress and she says withdrawing from the show is another reckless decision by president trump which will put americans at risk. for him it will just stand to be a talking point in his campaign you know this whole entire time he's blaming the virus on other countries and not taking responsibility for the disastrous effects that his response from his own administration and that here there are states that opened way too early and a lot of those states are states with republican governors who felt political pressure from this president and this administration to reopen and as a result their cases are surging in spiking in those states and now they're faced with a tough decision to shut down their states again facing future economic impacts as a result places a huge void in the membership by not having the u.s. at the table and that really is what the problem is here it's going to affect
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clinical trials it will affect future vaccines it will affect responses to emerging outbreaks and that's really where americans are now being put at risk because of a reckless decision by the president so i do think who you know is at a situation right now where they're going to realize that the united states' membership was a crucial one and we've always been looked to as a leader i'm not sure that there is leadership right now it seems to be a large vacuum there when it comes to the current officeholder at $1600.00 pennsylvania avenue but at the same time i do think because this will take up to a year hopefully a responsible decision is made but this again does put americans at risk because of the fact that we won't be information sharing with other countries that are working to develop vaccines and host clinical trials to really try to find innovations and solutions to fight these deadly diseases. still ahead here on al-jazeera a the u.n. says will save millions of lives in syria is vetoed by russia and china and will restrict delivering us. officials in iran urge people to take coronavirus seriously
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as the country sees another surge that the case. however last week has seen the entire complection of weather in northern europe change from excessively warm tickly in scandinavia to not quite up to standard is the cloud might suggest this latest cold front is chasing the real water out of the way into russia it's still quite nice in turkey spain and throughout the mediterranean we've got temperatures in excess of 30 and got a few places but really it takes an old half of europe and you're disappointed the temperature reaching 20 is a lucky thing for many places blue is rain and you can see the arrows representing fairly breezy weather the forecast for london should show about 24 degrees and it's dry so it should be sunshine but we got rain on thursday as
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a largely cloudy picture up to the weekend there is that it's nice in the mediterranean it is pretty windy tickly through croatia and that wind goes down into the governor said so i think the sand to be picked up into the air the temperatures not really affecting bengazi to spot on shore breeze in fact it warms up shower wise for africa again we watch the clumps of showers this time of the year there's one not far from giannina but really it's the gulf of guinea and beyond where you see the dark blue or even the orange pick up there's a significant showers affecting one rover and sierra leone this week. frank assessments tourism but the income stream is dead in the water what's been the result seen perching go up quite significantly informed opinions there has been a very aggressive political rhetoric that has become very normal and it really is
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citing in-depth analysis of the dates global headlines it's time for new policy and say on treaty that he cannot all be seen to grady but he brittany this stability over all continues inside story on al-jazeera. you're watching out there for most of our top stories this hour and after dismissing covered 19 it's a little fluid brazil's president john bolton our has tested positive for months he's scorned social distancing measures and rarely worn a mask brazil has become the 2nd worst affected country in the world. trade of ours cases continued to climb in the united states with more than 131000 now dead
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infections are surging in states the push to reopen early forcing officials to put restrictions back in place. the thousands of protesters have attempted to burst into service parliament angry over the reimposition of tough coronavirus curbs president alexandrovitch it's the weekend curfew back in place after 13 death the country's worst day yet of the pandemic. china has opened an office to enforce the national security door it's imposing in hong kong and will serve as a base for chinese spies to operate in the city police blocked roads and set up barriers around the building for the inauguration ceremony but laura has offices to conduct searches without a warrant stop suspects from leaving the city and intercept online communications. we also heard here the new law in hong kong fixes a loophole in china's national security preventing curbing and punishing 4 types of acts against national security it is
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a turning point to stop the violence and chaos in hong kong there's no hope that stability will be restored and the freedom and rights of hong kong residents will be better protected. and china says it will not join arms control talks with russia in the united states labeling them as a hoax the u.s. and russia have agreed to start control talks as the only remaining treaty between them is due to expire in less than a year the director general of china's arms control department says talks says the talks are a game which beijing refuses to play he also raised chinese concerns over american missiles in the region. they have actually the immediately. and they have it explicitly there that plan to deploy. made in that image. in the name of time at the. call of the whole city to come back to lehigh new security and i think
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he will. have i believe the movie military. on another front china and russia have vetoed a u.n. security council resolution that would have extended cross border humanitarian aid to $3000000.00 syrians for a year the operation is authorized until friday and brings in supplies from turkey without interference from the syrian government will aid workers have called the veto reprehensible or diplomatic editor james bays reports now from the un in new york. earlier this year the us ambassador to the un kelly craft visited one of the border crossings used to bring much needed aid into syria accompanied by the un's top humanitarian official marc local she was shown the bubble how were crossing considered a vital lifeline for the people in the last main opposition enclaves in the province of idlib. speaking on
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a facebook live link up with the young syrian ambassador craft appealed to the other members of the security council to renew permission to deliver aid across the border we must ensure that the syrian people get life saving food and medicine and this is just a basic need this is. a result between life and that actually not stress the importance of this week's vote on across borders. this wasn't the only appeal to the u.n. security council in the hours before the vote a u.n. commission of inquiry has released its latest report on human rights abuses in syria giving a damning assessment of what it describes as acts amounting to war crimes the chairman of the commission added this the very least the security council can do now is to renew and history infant across border and cross the line into operations pandemics no no borders nor should we need those please when turn answered
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the result of the voting is as follows 13 go out in favor 2 roads again no abstentions the draft resolution has not been adopted or into the negative thoughts of 2 permanent member of members of the council both russia and china use their veto power we're seeing a repeat of what happened 6 months ago until that point the un had for border crossings authorized for a delivery after using its veto in december russia managed to get that reduced to 2 crossings with the clock now ticking until the existing authorizations run out on friday having used its veto once again russia is now likely to push for just one approved checkpoint greatly reducing the amount of aid that can be delivered to opposition areas. james plays out just sarah at the united nations.
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in iran the government has urged people to take the pandemic seriously after recording its highest single jump in corona virus deaths 200 more fatalities were reported on tuesday infection numbers and deaths have been spiking since the country's lockdown began easing in april the health minister saeed iraqi said that iran was facing a half was facing a peak and blamed people for not following it fresh instructions as a bag reports from tehran. iranians had thought they were past the peak of the virus but the new total of $200.00 dead within 24 hours has prompted the health ministry to issue a new warning. unfortunately many people didn't listen to me they didn't take demands of mine and my colleagues seriously we are facing a new wave now it's been 4 months since the virus hit and it's been responsible for the deaths of nearly 12000 people so far the government's blaming the resurgence on
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guidelines being broken. i ask god to people to take mosques and coronavirus seriously mosques and social distancing can prevent the disease by 80 percent now that we are paying such a huge price people have to take my advice seriously how the time my colleagues and i were insisting people pay attention many people didn't believe us. hospital admissions are also including into iran iran's most populated city and financial center some patients have been receiving oxygen in a hospital carpark the wards inside apparently full to capacity the government has made facemasks mandatory although there's no penalty for not wearing one and some provinces have reinstated lockdown measures but the blame at least from the health ministry is on the failure to observe guidelines on social distancing and mass gatherings this year but i'm in the hospital for about 2 weeks i didn't abide by chrono really the rules we went to a wedding and 12 members of our family contracted corona we didn't socially
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distance there were many people in the party together for god's sake keep socially distancing wear masks and observe your personal hygiene. since i voted in february i didn't leave home because i suffer from asthma for 30 years i have had asthma i didn't go out of my family did they didn't of their protocol and yet i got infected . i had a c.t. scan and he said it was coronavirus you have to be hospitalized and begging people to not go out. the government is also under scrutiny for easy to lock down early despite warnings from the health ministry. with the economy struggling the government faces tough decisions reposed lockdowns and tried to stop the spread of the virus and excess deaths a hope that people are taking on a bike by the rules something that hasn't worked so far. al-jazeera the one. the mexican president done that has manual lopez obrador is set to meet with u.s.
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presidents later on wednesday it's a meeting that selfishly about trade but the summit in washington is already provoking a mixture of anger and bewilderment when more explains why. mexican president under his own brotherhood is meeting with u.s. president donald trump this week at the invitation of the white house but what would normally be a standard meeting between 2 world leaders has stirred criticisms but. by simply there is an election season underway in the united states and the mexican president's visit could be misinterpreted but also over the years president trump has expressed many offensive things toward mexico and mexicans this is why many people have a deep distrust and reject the way president trump has treated us. president trump is not very well liked in mexico and much of that has to do with his past rhetoric regarding the mexican people when mexico sends its people there not sending their best they're bringing drugs they bring in crime they're rapists and mexico will
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pay for the wall. one can do attitude soured further in 2019 when president trump threatened mexico with export tariffs unless mexico agreed to carry out a strict militarized immigration enforcement policy since the start of his administration 19 months ago mexican president under disciplinary lopez obrador has sought to avoid a political conflict with president trump opting instead for a relationship built on pragmatism. very either way that the visit scheduled for wednesday is the 1st time the 2 presidents will meet in person does visit out of their lives void we can talk about baseball we can talk about a lot of things everything without confrontation because it's a political meeting i think you are talking about critics of lopez obrador to say the mexican president is making a mistake by sitting down with trump who many in mexico regard as racist and anti mexican a recent poll however found that while few mexicans are fans of trump
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a majority favor lopez over the meeting with the u.s. president with many hoping the trip will help improve a bad economy. going on in mexico there are many who do not look kindly at our president attending this meeting but there are those who understand the weight of the economic agenda and recognize the economy's the result of political negotiations between leaders there's not such a thing as friendships between countries and geopolitically their own interests. president lopez of another says the focus of his u.s. visit is to mark the launch of the us mexico canada trade agreement or u.s. m.c.a. a replacement to nafta that mexico's president has said will generate jobs and help reactivate the mexican economy whenever. mexico city. dozens of returning home is in tripoli have been killed or maimed by alone mines left behind by forces loyal to the warlord who worked in the for half the after he failed to
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capture the city turkish troops are now helping their libyan allies to clear the bombs planted in houses around the capital like trying to has this report the bombed out homes and scorched military machinery near homes on the outskirts of tripoli so how devastating the 14th month battle for the capital was. having failed to claim their prize warlords leave or have to his forces have been forced to retreat from western libya towards their strongholds in the oil rich east before leaving they planted land mines and booby traps returning home owners have fallen victim to them. genie officials say at least $27.00 civilians have been killed and 70 wounded it's a familiar job for the head of the mine clearing team in tripoli brigadier ahmed value spent months clearing syria after the city was liberated from my school he says eisel targeted janay forces and searched all russian mercenaries from the
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wagner group along with have to forces laid landmines and other weapons to kill indiscriminately and as unwelcome in. residential homes and streets children's toys along with play areas were booby trapped this proves that it is residents who are targeted by these landmines when they return to their homes when they learn man is planted in a toy who is the target it is to kill children and residents. landmines are banned by most countries but their sheer number here and the sophisticated manner in which they were planted led the tripoli government to request help from the turkish allies turkish bomb disposal experts are helping clear the hidden menace left behind by have to his forces months after being forced to escape the fighting while busiek me and his family were shocked when they saw the state of their home when they returned. he doubts he will be able to afford to repair his home anytime soon and shows us where
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a land mine was recently cleared well before well of the thought of it's going to take a lot to fix it too much i don't know when we'll be able to return i don't know what to say may god give us patience. while some residents have been able to return for most their return can't happen until they're given the all clear and this law dina names are neighborhoods the other threats of explosives is in addition to the severe destruction of homes here now trainer al jazeera southern tripoli. this is al jazeera these are the top stories and after dismissing covert 19 a little flu brazil's president job also in our has tested positive for months he scorned social distancing measures and really wore the mask israel has become the 2nd worst affected country in the world. via kid my silver star here everybody knew that sooner or later
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a significant part of the population would get it it happened i'm an example myself if i hadn't taken the test i wouldn't have known the result and it turned out positive i just got a positive result yes it's positive so it all began on sunday when i started feeling slightly ill and it worsened on monday i felt tired with muscle pain and had a fever that reached 38 degrees thousands of protesters have attempted to burst into serbia's parliament angry over the reimposition of tough coronavirus curves the president alexander richards put it we can curfew back in place after 13 deaths the country's worst day yet of the pandemic. grain of rice cases continue to climb in the us with more than 131000 now dead infections are surging in states that push to reopen early 40 officials to put restrictions back in place. the trump of ministration has begun the formal process of withdrawing the united states from the world health organization president has been critical of the w.h.o.
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for its handling of the corona virus outbreak accusing it of being influenced by china russia and china have vetoed a u.n. security council resolution that would have extended cross border humanitarian aid to $3000000.00 syrians for a year the operation which is authorized until friday brings in supplies from turkey without interference from the syrian government. china has opened an office to enforce a national security law or it's imposing in hong kong will serve as a base for chinese spies to operate in the city the law allows officers to conduct searches without a warrant stop suspects from leaving the city and to intercept online communications iran's government has urged people to take the pandemic seriously after recording its highest single jump in coronavirus deaths 200 more fatalities were reported on tuesday iran now has reported almost 12000 and they have 824-5000 cases you have states with headlines more news after inside story. as protests
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rage over police brutality and corona virus grips the nation campaigning on the election trail has been forced to take a back seat will the presidential candidates ever hit the road and so their brand of politics to americans before the vote follow the u.s. elections on a just. an effective punishment for human rights abuses the british government target suspects linked to killing a russian lawyer and a saudi journalist but will sanctions change anything that is inside story. hello and welcome to the program and wrong it's a crackdown on despots and dictators persons government has announced its 1st sanctions and leaving the european union and punishment for the perpetrators of
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what it calls grave asst human rights offenders the targets include suspects linked to the killing of saudi.

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