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every angle of the warrior cray, we've been given access to this special unit, making sure there's no threats behind those front lights. there is almost nic complete destruction fighting back a russian assault, holding background forces. the scale of destruction is just now being revealed as we arrived nikolai, there is panic. a russian warplane is suspected of being closed by stay with al jazeera, for the latest developments. a deadly hope that was eliminated for most of australia decades ago is killing young women in indigenous communities. one 0, one east investigate. on the al jazeera ah 1000000 stranded by flooding in bangladesh and india with its been heavy rainfall
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earlier than usual. ah mccloud, this is out 0 live from there also coming up. yes, president joe biden heads to japan. the next door on an asian trip overshadowed by the threat of more north korean weapons tests. dr. business, the new australian prime minister entity open, easy this set to fly to tokyo to meet joe by during the so called caught summit plus i'm charlie on said the cannes film festival references treatment of its former colonies is being laid back on the big screen. ah, heavy rains that have brought devastating flooding to india have now hit neighboring bangladesh. at least 57 people have died about 2000000 more ascribed it . the worst of it is in the cell had threatened their harding as the subject. this
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highway was one of the only things that didn't flood here in northeastern bangladesh. heavy rains, combined with overflowing rivers inundated this town. oh no, no. all my furniture is ruined. the entire house is under throat level water bottles of money. a major embankment on the butter river has also breached affecting at least a 100 villages india, that it would have seen a huge flood in 2004. but this time, it's even bigger mall series to be an estimated to 1000000 people are displaced with their homes damaged or destroyed in this farming community. men and women are trying to save the harvest. they have left drying their crops along highways. foster had got them and re n g them and they're very nice. i only managed to harvest one 3rd of my patty from underneath the water. the rest was washed away. it's been 2 weeks since there was
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any sun. excessive rain has devastated whatever i managed to collect. i can try this off. it's rotting on the polled. well, no than me. i mean, many parts of bangladesh are prone to flooding with about a 5th of the country submerged every year. but climate scientists say our warming world is making it more unpredictable. the monsoon season hasn't even started yet. leah harding al jazeera and say to india, where more than 800000 people are affected by the flooding there. but as pub med reports now from now go, district many are refusing to leave their homes worried about where they'll end up the ability to she the width through water several times a day to get essentially his home has been flooded for days. he says he's tried getting help, but shelters are full, and his family is still waiting for government aid. for sending resending,
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we are facing many difficult. you can see for yourself. there's so much water. we have no way to get out. there's barely enough food. we had some days at home, but now that's also over. hundreds of thousands of other people have been displaced by floods caused by heavy rains. in a psalm state in india, as ne nego district is the hardest hit, more than 300000 people have been affected. the water here comes from a nearby river that overflowed and its rockfish that some villagers are catching to eat. despite the rising water levels, many people are choosing to stay back, waiting for the tide to turn, so they can stop rebuilding. many people are being evacuated rafts like these have been crossing flooded roads and fees to rescue people stranded for days. that's a problem here. you're facing many problem. some people in my family are not keeping well and i asked them to come with me, but they didn't want to leave. they wanted to stay at home in the military is using
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aircraft and boats to help distribute aid last blood work. dog and for the c v one actually, after that, the people just talk about that blood as it a highest one. thought the severity of the flood is, has, are mazda flood, also now though danger level of evil, here is $59.00. did all meet us, but it is the cross, the danger level at which is now a 60.39 meters. although water levels are slowly receding, people already the monsoon season will begin in a few weeks and the rains are usually heavy and cause flooding. pardon him at the arches? eda nego district in northeast india. yes, president joe biden has just landed in japan from south korea where he's worked to firm up security and economic ties. this is the picture, their base in japan where he's just landed, he can just see the tail of the aircraft is behind that. the comptroller,
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her after a series of miss our launches, only the j u. s. intelligence suggest that could be another imminent nuclear weapons test. from north korea, i asked about the potential threats president biden said he would not be distracted . that a present biden visited a bunker in the military base where u. s. troops in south korea, the station train, american forces stand central still to the integration of coordination between our forces is essential as it was yesterday and 10 years ago and 20 years ago and 40 years ago, et cetera. the fact is that on deterring threats and underwriting stability, his vitals today are not only the peninsula but for the world. we've got 2 reporters on those phones. louis is in cell, but 1st let's go to turkey. robber, brightest, tiny. by 1st the rope. tell us more about what's happening. we have this courtly to some an upcoming that's right. i mean security is going to
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feature very prominently here as he did in south korea. and as in south korea, joe biden will be looking to strengthen ties with this very important ally in the shape of japan at a time when the united states and it's, and also east asian allies are facing challenges on a number of fronts. this is meant to send a message to north korea, also sending a message to china as well, which is becoming increasingly assertive in the asia pacific region. and it is something which is felt very keenly here in japan, which is locked in an ongoing dispute with china. over territorial claims in the east china see, i think it's also important for biden strip, because it also possibly sends a message to russia with the events unfolding as they are in ukraine. united states is leading this international community and isolating in sanctioning russia and it's something which is supported here in japan. it has imposed its own sanctions in japan. has been praised by the us for rallying other east asian countries in
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condemning rushes action. so it is a show of solidarity here in this a central part of tokyo sunday afternoon. now into evening. the streets are very quiet here, but there is a very large police presence. and in the next couple of days, we can expect all sorts of motor cade's going back and forth discussing all of these issues between different meetings, culminating in tuesday with this meeting of the so called quad alliance of the united states. japan, australia, and india. this loose alliance of liberal, western style democracies. again, trying to constrain china's ambitions, its reach in terms of their diplomacy and also militarily across the asia pacific region, much to the displeasure, it has to be said of china itself. or a rob, believe that man, thanks very much. robert brought there in tokyo. let's go to cellphones louis is
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standing by france there. and so florence, the president, before he left, visited a secure underground facility. yes. and it's really very symbolic. the choice of location. the fact that it was a joint appearance with the south korean president union. so i think it was meant to highlight the strength of the security alliance that goes back decades 70 years between now and this is coming on. this is coming on the back of a security over summit that the 2 leaders held where they had agreed that they would face the threat of north korea aggression together. they both agreed that they would enhance a step up combined military exercises. they would enhance sanctions, they would look at possibly deploying more american weapons to the region them. both leaders also stressed, however, that the door to negotiations with north korea is still open. if north korea is serious about de nuclear station, and of course the issue of north aggression from north korea is made more urgent
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because of intelligence reports that north korean leader kim jong and may be preparing to conduct a 7th nuclear test or possibly launch and other intercontinental ballistic missile, but this trips to south korea by joe biden, wasn't just about the security. it was also very much about economy. and his itinerary was really tailored to put that message across. his 1st visit was to a samson computer chip plant. he met with the hyundai motor boot chairman. these are companies that have invest in billions to build facilities in the us. joe biden wants to be able to say he's bringing jobs to america. he's helping to secure supply chain resilience. he's helping to. he wants america to maintain an edge and cut in emerging technologies. this was the message, very much tailored to a domestic audience. and of course, not forgetting the overarching theme which analysts say is that the u. s. wants to say it is committed to the region and it is back in the region. and at once, countries in the region to seed as a counterweight to china's rising influence. or florence, thanks,
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that's for the reporting from. so to australia where the prime minister elect to antony albanese is heading to tokyo shortly after been sworn him. he's promising to reset relations with the world and sweep aside what he says has been an ineffective australian response to climate change of when he's his labor party, one saturday's election. and the nearly 10 years of conservative government is projected to secure a slim majority in parliament. obviously, the quad latest meeting is an absolute priority for strategy. and it is a, and i both asked to send a message to the world that way there is, are trying to government, there will be some changes in policy, particularly with regard to climate change and guidance with the world on those issues. and i look forward to the meetings that have been organized let's in out from sarah clot, reporting from sydney on the mood for political change. it's been
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a seismic shift in australian politics. the people have spoken. and the key issues at this election were climate change, gender equity, and the cost of living. the coalition out and labor will form a majority. government i think is amazing and amazing, frustrated. and i think it's a welcome change. it's time for too long. since at least the last election, previously safe liberal state have been lost to a group of high profile female candidates. i campaigned on climate change. now that when i pushed the government to reduce their emissions for the short term targets by 2030. yeah, lovely to say that the independence i think the real change and a step forward and for the environment. been the same for the last have a long. and i feel like maybe now it's time for us to to do something different. and if we can get actual climate change, then that's going to be quite exciting. this newly elected government will hit the ground running on monday. anthony albany is even warning as a say he 1st prime minister for board to floss to head to tokyo for the 1st
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international meeting. as prime minister out is there, a media network continues to demand a rapid independence in transparent investigation into the killing of his journalist in the occupied west bank. serene berkeley was shot in the head by israeli forces while she was on assignment and jeanine earlier this month of the day for funeral is ready for the storm the procession and started beating mourners, causing pull bears to nearly drop her casket. that didn't stop thousands of palestinians from marching through occupied east jerusalem to take part in her funeral and burial. members of the international community of condemned to killing and calling for an investigation of workload was without 0 for 25 years, covering the israeli occupation. she was known as the voice of palestine. cilla had here now deserved empty shells force drastic action. u. s. military flies in tons of baby formula to fill a critical shortage and weaving magic
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a fabric fit for royalty has been revived in bangladesh. thanks, discovery, the rep ah . the journey has begun. the faithful world cup is on its way to catherine book, your travel package to death. hello, we should see an end to the extreme heat across sir southwestern part of europe over the next couple days. we got cloud started to push in from the atlantics. that's going to just not the edge of those temperatures, an area of low pressure instability. here we are going to see some showers bring up and they will be foundry. it is gonna be a fun re break down than the high temperature that we have seen recently into our southern parts of spain will just ease off in getting into the low fourties. of course, over the past few days into the mid 30 for southern parts of france and again these temperatures will gradually ease of the past 40 days we have seen temperatures across france. above the norm for the time of year, the high temperatures,
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the warmer weather will not a little further east, which as we go through the next day or 2, we are going to see it are telling somewhat cooler as a make a waiver towards western parts. and someone knew where they should be at this time of the year. showers then rolling in across the north, west, pushing across public of ireland, northern ireland, scotland, wales, western parts of england, and some live, he showers, rumbling away across central parts of france. 33 celsius in bordeaux on sunday, it falls back to around 20 degrees. and as we go on into monday, the shall become pretty wide spread across france, pushing into the low countries and a good part of germany. official airlines of the journey and talk to algiers 0. we are. what is the time table in your mind? when do you think you can be off of russian gas? we listen or, and i have seen and played football with these refugees. i looked at them and they're happy, they smile in we meet with global news makers. i'm talk about the store respect.
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imagine on al jazeera and diverse range of stories from across the globe. from the perspective of our networks janice on al jazeera lou ah, every day you're watching out 0. are mindful tops, theresa and millions of stranded in bangladesh and india where flotsap submerged villages. rail links have been cut off in the northeast in indian state of a psalm where more rain is being yes, present. joe biden has arrived in japan from south through this is the doorway of air force long waiting for the president to pitch up and walk on and meet the
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japanese prime minister. north korea on the gender, of course, is due to weapons program. i on the strain is prime minister, elect antony, up and easy is heading to tokyo, short your to be sworn in. he's promising to do more to curb emissions off to winning saturdays and election. ukraine's president vladimir lensky says his troops up holding out against russia's intensified attacks and the don bus region despite some challenges. madden, my sister liked another jane osh, the situation and don bass is extremely difficult. not as in previous status quo. the russian army is trying to attack slogans when you and several don years complete, not the armed forces of real green or restraining the defensive every day in our defenders archipelago. these offensive plans of russia. why disrupting them? yet one of more rushes advanced in these in ukraine. his us had beg, reporting our from bach hisco the com before the storm. and avery quiet
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and buck mort as russian forces concentrate their fire power of the town of solid dod. yeah, moody is the bus lead new book. i don't silly. how are we living bad? no. in a piece. what else is there to say? i will stay here to the last moment. i don't want to leave. i'm not young any more . i have a cat. can you imagine that much leaving with a cat, his food cat tray, a lot of stuff and cat is heavy. others hair already escaped russian held territory. now, we have to move again. we have her with, you know, we waiting for money and then we'll go with the road is not close 1st, we will go to the ne pro and then further west here. it's constant shooting. i'm afraid for my children. i don't want to talk about the russian occupation. i lost my father an uncle. the worst thing to remember. he was only 60, only one of my sons saw him. the com is deceiving. the russians are closing in on 2
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different front, down the street. the florists are still open to new young, but believe nick, via their people need flowers from just a few minutes before a man bought flowers. now i'm chatting with a girl who wants to buy some flowers. it's scary during strikes, but generally i'm not scared children left, but i'm here. i have my own home and don't want to leave it with you in neighbouring slough. he asked some are evacuating others, 248. the administration here say they're concerned about people returning to the town or not. sure. whose service lunar, thanks to our army. the city is still standing. you can hear permanent artillery, fire and very close to us is heavy fighting. periodically, russian rockets hid the town jets are shooting to as we speak with him, he gets a call to sound the air raid siren. we make our way downstairs,
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while aware we are in the tans administration building. we a prime target for the russians. here is a summary sir. me personally, i'm exhausted. i sleep on the floor because of the rule of 2 walls in my family to they are not in a city. they are living in a school, but the main think they are and will be living. it's easier for me to worry only about myself than to worry about my family. and still, the war rages. smoke rises up from the artillery battle, taking place behind me, a critical battle for solid ice taking place. and if the russians managed to take that camp along with the hills surrounding it, coupled with the advances that making none of the fronts, it's thought that all this area would fall into russian hands, including the town. i said bake, i'll da 0, but he's gotten hot air from northern africa is causing what weather forecasters say is one of the most intense heat ways in spain for years. and some areas
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including andalusia and madrid, are experiencing the hottest may ever. with temperature succeeding 40 degrees celsius, the health minister is urging people to drink plenty of water stain cooler places and reduce physical activity. series of powerful storms have pounded eastern canada, killing 4 people, and leaving 900000 homes without power or witness captured this moment when a large dust cloud swelled through the city of toronto, the provinces of ontario and quebec, or hardest hit and a town in the united states faces a rebuild after was hit by a tornado that triggered a fire. 2 people were killed and another 40 injured in gaylord. in the northern michigan, the state governor has declared an emergency. plus a late spring snowstorm moved into the state of colorado, leaving tens of thousands of people without power. there. the heavy snow full blanketed parts of colorado. after temperatures have plummeted across the state. the unseasonal cold in colorado comes as a heat wave grips the eastern united states,
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more than 32 tons of baby formula and being brought into the united states from military base and germany. a critical shortage is due to a product recall by leading manufacturer as well as supply chain issues. hydro capture has more now from washington. these us soldiers are loading precious cargo onto a military plane in germany. 32 tons of baby formula, enough to fill one and a half 1000000 bottles for hungry children back in the us. we're getting to help american citizens who are in need of help and you can always depend on us when you need a president. joe biden announced the campaign dubbed operation fly formula this week . several flights will take formula manufactured in europe to america after the us food and drug administration lifted some important restriction. biden also invoked the defense production act,
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allowing the government to more quickly restore formula to store shelves and directed my team, do everything possible to ensure there's an up safe baby formula. and that as quickly reaching families needed the most. this is one of my top priorities. biden has come under increasing pressure to resolve the countries baby formula shortage down about 40 percent from normal supply levels. the problem began with pandemic supply chain issues and grew worse in february when a major formula factory closed due to contamination issues. the f. d. a says abbot nutrition plant in michigan is now safe and will resume production soon. but it could be months before its product returns to shelf. it's been impossible to find kim unnatural, is on the last can of formula she has saved for her 5 month old daughter. like other parents, she's had to turn to in perfect solutions to keep her baby fed. she's giving her daughter more solid foods that was earlier than what the pediatrician had
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recommended. a friend very difficult for to navigate now that we're literally on our last can. the baby formula flights are just a stop gap, and it remains to be seen how quickly they'll reach hungry little mouth. heidi joe castro al jazeera washington. in bolivia, a group of indigenous women have developed a, an up to fight domestic violence is called a felisa and e n up heavy. whenever a s o s button is activated 3 closed contacts are the potential victim. a notified that she's in danger has been downloaded about 500 times since it's really to november. and developer say it's already helped nearly a $170.00 women. voters in the tie capital are voting to elect a new governor in nearly a decade. the vote in bangkok is seen as an indicator were not coming general election. a records 31 candidates entered the race. an impulse suggest independent and opposition candidates are leading the field. crawford, spinners,
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and sciences in bangladesh should be working together to revive a special fabric dock. a muslim was made for royalty, but the technique for producing it was loss more than a century ago. now it's back thousands. thanks to a rare cotton plant term. chandry reports from narayan gunch. this rare cotton plant is native to bangladesh and for more than a century was believed to be extinct. but now it has been grown on france to revive trade in the fine cotton. ha shave who digger bus. this is footy copies from which muslin fabric is made and we know from history that the footy cap is causing plants was cultivated on the banks of the city locker magna and brom put her rivets in this region of god. the poor n kappa's here. as scientists who lead the search for the plant says it has features not found in other spaces, a cc. it took us around 5 years to find the genetic match for this cotton plant. we collected 39 valence of cotton plant samples from different parts of bangladesh
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. eventually, we found a dna much of the footy corpus cotton from the co pays the region near dhaka university. now near generations of weavers are re learning this once forgotten craft, but it's not been easy for from i'm going to let them listen to follow. initially i was skeptical of my ability, but eventually after many months of study training and encouragement, we managed to learn and create the 1st muscle of sorry, after 5 months of hard work and presented it to the prime minister. it was a proud moment for us. the fabric is so light and fine that points have described it as woven. the air isn't over there until we get there. you can see how refined this fabric is. a 5 meter long and 95 centimeter width this full length. sorry, weighing 146 grams can easily slide through the small ring. you can even slide to muslin sorry's through this ring bike the spinners using traditional odin whales
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and hand drawn loans have to work for longer to produce muslin than other hand made fabrics. one ancient clothes could take 8 hours by 2 people to make requiring at least 6 to 7 months to make a full and sorry, the work is highly demanding requires extreme concentration and attention to details. many in bangladesh, blame its former british colonial rulers for killing of the muslim moving industry by the late 19th century to make way for their own textile freight. but they're excited. it's returning and hasn't been looked ovalo like awesome. we are very proud to be part of this great endeavor as the world will now get to know about our centuries old fame and heritage. since we're reviving this craft again in this day and age is, is in many hope the revival of muslim will be welcomed by the was high fashion industry. that once house turned again, just delta into one of the most prosperous parts of the globe. turnville chaudhry
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al jazeera 9 guns. we will hundreds of indigenous women in chile are honoring their culture by weaving. what could be the world's longest fabric? 500 different weavers from the map put j. tripe created an individual panel of the on to be stitched together to create a kilometer long artwork with a ton of sheeps full, was used. phil's own colonial history at drawing attention that the ongoing con film festival 2 films. delve into the treatment of africans conscripted into the french army as the subjects often avoided in france as charlie angelo, poster from con frances colonial past. one of the big themes on screen a can this year generating discussion and introspection. my father and soldiers set in, well, one is the story of a young, cynically man forced to serve in the french army. his father then enlists to watch
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over him, shot on a handheld camera. it shows the horror of war for the thousands of senegalese, torn from that countries to fight for france. it does omar see of the netflix series. lupa who says we have the same story but not the same memories. cultural commentators say, depictions of this aspect to france is colonial history. a very rare we sit upon awful venica. yeah. in fact, it's the 1st time that we've ever seen a film of this scale on this subject with a well known cast, including o massey, who's a megastar here in france and abode. so it is a very big deal to see a film like this and seed screen at can. although lazoodo, another story is asking for a few of the 200000 algerians recruited into the french army to fight against their countrymen. and it depicts how most are he abandoned many killed when algeria gained independence. director philip fo conks his generations later. children of these fighters still carry shane and stigma such a new threat. yeah. it's
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a story that has had wide repercussion, greek, human damage, not only upon those who looked through the wall, but also the generations that followed. there were more stories. it to be told. jerry, the key is still considered traitors and act mohammed move. fuck had meant his family wary of him taking the road. that's why my dear my father. so many questions. why was it being fuel in morocco? why is it being directed by a frenchman? you said, why do you have to play a hockey? but then i read him the script and he gave me permission to go a while menu on that call, government has acknowledged mistakes made and jerry and west africa. details of these events are not widely known and from both direct to say it's vital. these stories are told and we've can is a launching pad hope that films will generate discussion about these painful periods of history. charlie on to the out there can.

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