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people trust our agency to tell them what's happening in their communities in kiev and i'm biased as an african. i couldn't be more proud to be part of the super happy to be part of this and bring some kind of use for another breakthrough in the race for a coronavirus vaccine. the here struck maker medina, and i was almost 95 percent effectiveness in trials for his in and this is al jazeera coming to you live from doha also on the program . let's get out of the next 7 days. and i think there's a possibility for donald trump's national security advisor discusses renewed
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efforts to end a more than 3 year blockade imposed on qatar and goals in political and economic crises. peru's gets its current president in a week and al jazeera obtains recordings of one of the world's most wanted men, trying to negotiate his immunity from prosecution. but with infections surging worldwide, and governments struggling to respond, there's been another dose of hope in the battle against covert 19 years. pharmaceutical firm, a durness says early tests show aids vaccine is 94.5 percent effective in preventing the virus fellow drug maker. pfizer reported similar results. a week ago, helen fisher reports now from the white house. the number of cases is
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soaring, states are bringing back the don't reinstating limits on gatherings. closing schools, 1000000 new cases were reported in just 6 days. the virus is killing more than 1000 people in america. each day, against that backdrop, another drug company has announced it has made a breakthrough in the hunt for a vaccine. but dana says it's drug in early tests shows it's 94 percent effective. we have a lot of work ahead of us knowing the vaccine is going to be a fact. it is great news, but we still need to complete the regulatory process. the company hopes to have the 1st 20000000 doses ready to go before the end of the year, front line workers and those most at risk will be treated 1st before there's a bigger rule out. that's led america's top corporate expert to warn people. they can't relax just yet, the virus is not going to stop and call a timeout. while things change the virus is just going to keep going. the process is just going to keep going. this is something that just is now going in the very,
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very strong right direction. president donald trump, who claimed that last week's breakthrough in 1000 was the lead until after the election to damage him politically. struck a different tone with the new vaccine. tweeting out that historians should note that these great breakthroughs were made on his watch. that afternoon in delaware, president elect joe biden, lead out his plans to get the economy up and running, and insisted the trumpet. ministration should work with him. to save lives. more people may die out if we don't coordinate look as my chief of staff, ron klain would say to him, the ball a vaccine is important and solution to your vaccinated. so how do we get the vaccine? how do we get over 300000000 americans vaccinated? what's the game plan? it's a huge, huge, huge undertaking, but then is a vaccine has
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a longer shelf life and lives longer at room temperature that could make vaccination a much quicker and easier prospect. but for many families, they still face a difficult few months living with a virus that has changed impacted and taken so many lives. alan fischer al-jazeera at the white house. well, with president always on facing the end of his administration, his team is looking to seal what will be viewed as foreign policy victories. one of these is a final push for diplomacy to solve the blockade of gaza under shapiro reports. the secretary of state is back in the region to drum up support for normalization deals between israel and some arab states, increase pressure on iran and make some headway in talks to end the blockade of cattle. my pump a was due in doha and riyadh in the days ahead. this is us cattery and saudi officials have signaled in recent weeks that a breakthrough may be near. on monday,
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u.s. national security adviser, robert o'brian added to speculation, telling the global security forum hosted in part by cats, are that an air bridge may be on the table, allowing qatar airways to fly over saudi and bahraini airspace. so we'd like to get that repsol measure color air had done, was it because it was able to fly over saudi air space or bahrain airspace is an important 1st step in solving that reffed. i'd like to see that get done before it . if we end up leaving office, qatar's foreign minister says the blockade which has dragged into a 4th year has no winner. everyone is losing. we are hopeful in this i think moment and what we need to buy now is to have a serious engagement in a good faith with the other countries. and this is what i was prepared to do. i mean nothing. so it is accused of supporting terrorism,
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which they say that anybody who talks to anybody in the muslim brotherhood or allows free elections with this or talks to it. iran on this or there's none of that is really have discredited themselves quite a bit. and it's surprising that they haven't found a face saving way to end this blockade, but let's hope this, this maybe in the u.a.e. may be a spoiler for any proposed agreement. as a brian was speaking of a resolution to the gulf crisis being a priority for the trumpet ministration. the u.s. ambassador to washington was saying otherwise, well, look at that rift. i don't think it's going to get resolved anytime soon. it's a small problem, it's not really being addressed, not on anyone's, you know, priority list right now. but the u.a.e. and other blockading countries are under pressure. the u.s. things better relations between the gulf countries will help its policy of isolating iran. and they face accusations by un special rapporteur to work that the measures imposed on cats are, are a violation of fundamental rights aimed at limiting freedom of expression,
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movement and trade and are schapelle al-jazeera. former world bank official fransisco said gusti has been chosen by peru's congress to be the new interim president. the third's national leader in a week or so gussie, from a centrist political party, assumes the peruvian presidency and heads over elections shaping cold for april former interim leader in mind of a merino resigned on sunday. just days after he replaces martin skoda was impeached and removed from office to serious marianna sanchez in lima explains why i peruse politicians chose some gusty that is from the purple party, a centrist party, which all voted in block against the impeachment of former president carter. that's the main reason why he has been elected the new congress president, and he will be sworn in as proof interim president on tuesday,
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because there are no vice presidents to sit that have succeeded. and then maybe no, it's the turn of the prince, president of congress to take the presidency, interim presidency until july of next year, after general elections in april. now. so i guess the, even before having sworn in been sworn in as the new interim president, he already gave a speech to mend the wounds of this past political week of political crisis. and he talked and gave a message to the young people saying that he wants to gain their trust again. and in a very and a special sign of what he wants and what he wants to do and be with him. he walked out of congress with security, but a lot of people surrounding him and he crossed the police lines to get close to
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a group of protesters who were outside of congress, waiting to hear the news of who was going to be the next president of peru. he waved at them, they waved back. it's a sign of course that he is telling young people i am with you. let's just bring you some pictures now of the docking of a space x. camp show at the ensign national space station. and i recall from 27 hours ago and that capsule carrying 4 astronauts that set connecting to the space station. now you know, this of course is the 1st time a private company, a sense astronaut. see the international space station, which is part of a joint mission between space, x. and nasa. now the u.s. is expected to have the number of troops in afghanistan by the middle of january, leaving 2500 personnel in place. in order would stop short of going president
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donald trump school to have all troops withdrawn by the end of the year, which military and diplomatic advisers opposed. the number of personnel in iraq is also sets comes and to around 2 and a half hours. and still trump of course is expressed, expressed repeated frustration with the continued u.s. troop presence. bourse owns some senior members of trump's republican party have ever are angrily pushing back. a rapid withdrawal of u.s. forces from afghanistan now would hurt our laws and the light, the light. the people who wish us harm volatile fact after the taliban is not abiding by the conditions of the so-called peace deal. the consequences of a premature american that would likely be even worse than president obama's
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withdrawal from iraq back in 2011 with your view of the rise of isis and a new round of global terrorism. the trumpet ministrations also reportedly planning to designate yemen's history rebels as being a terrorist organization. the foreign policy publication says it's another initiative in the works before joe biden takes over in january. that a lot of sources worry the move will disrupt international aids and u.n. peace efforts. if the o.p.'s government to send in more troops to the north and to grow a region despite its international coals for mediation, there are also reports that the air force has bombed capital mckelway, hundreds of diets in the conflicts which began almost 2 weeks ago. and has pooled in neighboring eritrea, and it's a great people's liberation front ot p.l.f. governs that region by mr. abbey. national governments so far, refused calls for negotiations from some african leaders,
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including uganda's president al-jazeera has obtained recordings of one of the world's most wanted men, trying to negotiate immunity from prosecution. the billionaire financier, joel lowe, is wanted for his role in the nation's multi $1000000000.01 m. b, m d b fraud, scandal, jolie has this exclusive report in a warning. it contains some flash photography from the starts was once tutorials for his different life style luxury. real estate and super yacht all boarded with one aim to be money. but today the malaysian finance ian jolo, who is on the run, wanted by dorothy's in the united states and malaysia in recordings of taint exclusively by, 000 is heard for the 1st time trying to color deal with my hardy a. mohammed's government, soon after a 2 story collection, when in may 28th,
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just on the phone jolo protests. he's in a serious, but office to return all the assets purchased with one m. to be found i think is delusional. former f.b.i. special agent, debra la provocateur, worked on the agency's initial one m.t.b. investigation. you know, it's like the bank robber who gets caught it is like, well if i return the money, then i don't want to be charged with robbing the bank. well, you still robbed the bank, and in this case you are robbed of the development fund and there's strong evidence he deed, according to the man who led the f.b.i. is one m.t.v. investigation until recently. and i think we're very confident that we will be able to prove involvement and his position in this scheme. in july
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this year, joe knows co-conspirator, malaysia's former prime minister was convicted and sentenced to 12 years in jail, subject to an appeal for crimes related to wanting to be back in 2018. jolo put all the blame, not on him, but bream the fugitive to justice has proved challenging. despite 2, interpol red notices against him and multiple passports canceled, he continues to evade authorities and travel. the only way they're going to happen is through corruption and through the full resources of one or more governments. but according to the fugitive life on the run is not easy. question. because
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2 years on and he's still paying millions of dollars to lawyers and p.r. firms around the world. marianne jolie elegies era. well, the full program jolo hunt for a fugitive will air again this tuesday at all 600 g.m.t. . so to come for you here on al-jazeera, moldova chooses a new president and the new direction we're going he wants to lead our country. great. russia plus the 901st spent by the german government. this praising can't hello be got more clout and rain coming into northern parts of the middle east at the moment. a little more cloud just showing up here as you can see,
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streaming in from turkey, pushing across the caucasus, heading towards southern parts of the caspian. so some northern areas of iraq respect to see some wetter weather western parts today, chance of some showers there across that western side of iraq getting close to us here in casa. my say the old spots of light rain, i suspect is not great amount to much. if you even do say that temperatures are 34 celsius, whooshed the system goes through will be lucky to reach a 28 as we go on through just as a chance of one or 2 spots of right. as i said. but i think the main thing you're going to notice is the pick up on that way and it is going to be very blustery as we go on through where to stay fine, to try across much of the arabian peninsula, away from here in front and try to just around the whole of africa, we got the, the issue of showers there, popping up once again. uganda seeing some live in southern parts of kenya along with tanzania and i showers continue to drive the way across the rift valley over towards the gulf of guinea. will see some wet weather to also affecting
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a good parts of some of those showers just stretching their way down into were botswana and somewhat to where the crash pushing into south africa. jump into this stream. and julian on global community by their 1st city is biosecurity. it is that essential for our species to survive? be part of the debate. i know you have my days and you too can be part of this conversation when no topic is off the table, the complaints are not neutral and all of these cases goal here is to terrorize. and here's the other part of this. there's no consequence to this stream on out is there
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this is al jazeera, a quick reminder of the headlines for you now. u.s. pharmaceutical company modernity says early results show, it's called the 1000 vaccine, is now a 95 percent effective earlier drug maker pfizer. and as its vaccine was 98 percent effective, donald trump's national security adviser says he would like to see the blockade on qatar resolved within 70 days. over to brian said, a 1st step is for saudi arabia and bahrain to fully reopen their airspace to cut sorry aircraft. and former world bank official francisco assegai stay has been chosen by paris congress to be the country's new interim president, the 3rd national leader in a week to gussy, it seems a presidency ahead of elections called for april. now oxfam says
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g 20 member countries have exported $17000000000.00 worth of arms to saudi arabia, since it intervenes in yemen's war and 2015, a report by the charity organization says that's 3 times what's going to get in aid reports. me releases g 20 leaders prepare to meet virtually this week for a summit hosted by saudi arabia. a funeral has been held in damascus for syria's foreign minister who died on monday. it 79, while the was an unyielding defender of syrian president bashar assad. from the anti regime process and 2011, and through rates the almost decade long civil war was in poor health with heart problems. thousands of armenians have marched through the capital yerevan demands, and prime minister nicole resigned as widespread anger about the deal he signed to end fighting to speech region might agreements secured more territory for
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neighboring answered by shun. the political fallout has already forced the present nation of armenia's, foreign minister of the heavies is following developments from, you know, well already heard is actually from his spokesperson, who posted on social media. the lecture that the foreign minister gave to prime minister, passion, yen, and actually it was a handwritten letter, very short, basically say, thank you for working with you, but i am not doing that anymore. now the background to that according to the spokesperson, is that he didn't agree with prime minister pushing and said during an extraordinary session of parliament, that session was only with his party because the opposition refused to attend a session simply because resignation and talk about resignation was not on the table. well, during the session,
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the prime minister said that the fate of shashi there is call. it had always been part of the negotiations between the 2 countries over the past 20 years, where the spokesperson of the foreign minister said that that was absolutely not true. so they can see that each time prime minister tries to get himself out of trouble. he gets even more in deep water. moldova's president selects my son, do is promising balanced times with russia and the european union. after her convincing victory in sunday's, from off the pro european candidates beats, the pro russian incumbent dawn, he has conceded defeat and called for come from his supporters. so you're going to go has more from the most open capital. he says in a cramped room at her party's headquarters, moldova's next president acknowledged how when it was a decisive majority for maya sandu, who now becomes the 1st woman ever to lead this country. the 1st western candidate
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laid out have plans which sees moldova, forging closer ties with europe. despite the optimism, it is a huge responsibility that lies ahead. now the most difficult part comes, it was not easy to win this election as it's going to be more difficult to implement the commitments that i've made after examining victory at my side and you will have her work cut out for her demick corruption, political instability, and economic hardship have all contributed to making moldova, one of the poorest countries in europe. and she will also be overseeing a parliament that is stacked against her, the party that fact the incumbent, the socialist, have the majority in parliament, they supported his vision to keep moldova firmly. within moscow sphere of influence, but not one that found favor with the electorate. even though i don't have to concede the last thing that was needed was instability. i'm not calling for people
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to take to the streets, we don't need destabilization. the situation is already difficult. crucial to the results was the diaspora vote. a lack of job opportunity at home has driven hundreds of thousands of moldovans to go abroad for work. 93 percent of them voted for some do as moldova, and as a new phase, it will require cooperation with its neighbors to open its economy and tackle corruption, encouraging moldova's to stay by creating new opportunities that will be a large part of that. as well as guaranteeing transparency in an x. soviet nation that is still living in the shadow of its past. so on a day ago. now, let's bring some more on the coronavirus pandemic health worker in spain. they're carrying out rapids over 1000 tests in the madrid region, an effort to trace coronavirus. i breaks this in a surge of cases in the country. in recent weeks, we'll hear
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a pin leaders among those banking on promising vaccine data from the united states . for now though, governments are relying on lock sense and restrictions to get infections under control. barker reports now from london, is a public health warning with a difference. the german documentary features an elderly man looking back to the year 2020. the year he aged just 22, did his patriotic duty and switch partying for snacking on the sofa. behind the humor, a serious message for young people must play their part in the war against coronavirus . a fight, the german chancellor said the country must intensify. she's been pushing for tougher measures, including mandatory face masks in schools. despite complaints from regional leaders . to contact restrictions at the formula for success, we need to restrict contacts further to reach our goals. country after country
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europe's retreating into lockdown while the block's biggest economies are sinking deeper into debt. the e.u. commission's pinning its hopes on a game changing vaccine. negotiating deals with multiple companies, including pfizer, astra zeneca, and now to supply millions of doses. europe's financial markets are watching closely to the something that will restore the continent's confidence. but some way off for the british prime minister barr it's johnson who for the 2nd time in 7 months is governing the country via xoom. forced herself isolated his flat above number 10 downing street until next week, after spending 30 minutes with an m.p. who later tested positive for cope at 19 downing street meant to be coated secure. but in this picture, neither johnson nor the m.p. lee anderson, a wearing masks for other m.p.'s who attended the meeting are also now self isolating. johnson who spent several days in intensive care with coronavirus in
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april, said he was brimming with energy. and i'm good as butchers don't feel great. he would do in my circumstances. and he doesn't matter that i've had the disease and i'm bursting with antibodies. we've got to intro the grid of the disease. and one of the ways we can do that now is by so quietly her 14 days so far, sweden's resisted lock downs, and curfews prefer a voluntary measures to control the spread. but while most of europe tightens restrictions, sweden to is now altering its approach. banning all gatherings of more than 8 people for the 1st time in europe's bracing for a long hard winter with leaders urging people to enjoy just a few more months of discipline and self-sacrifice. it will be worth it in the end . so the german chancellor angela merkel the future of europe depends on it. needs barca, al-jazeera. well, that's the view from europe. the united states,
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where in the state of texas, killing is at a food bank, or stretching for kilometers, as the pandemic drives up unemployment's. now in the city of dallas, a food bank has distributed nearly 300000 kilograms of food on saturday. as you can see, there isn't the people there lining up serious eve donations, but food banks across the united states are under growing pressure to provide for rising numbers of people who are being forced into poverty this year. yes, of course is the worst affected nation in terms of corona virus infections. some 1000000 cases were answer. is it just the last 6 days? and korean is a senior director of marketing and communications at the north texas food bank in dallas. she says the numbers show that the need for food has increased. so this is
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actually the largest distribution we've ever had in north texas food bank history. so the need is very, very great. and you know, the food bank, not only do we have these kinds of distributions, but we have hundreds of partners across north texas. senator should be eating food . and each one of them has reported a significant uptick in terms of the needs of folks that are coming through their doors, looking for that food assistance, many of whom are doing so for the 1st time. i have a great honor, an opportunity to meet with a few folks that were waiting in line. and, you know, one person actually parked their car at fair park at 10 o'clock the night prior to make sure that they were there in line and ready for this event. and that just tells me that if, if somebody is willing to do that, that the need is great. and one of the folks that i met with a gentleman by the name of manual, he told me that he is disabled. and that happened prior to kovan 1000, but his wife was able bodied and working, but she lost her job to the pandemic. he has 6 children at home. and he said that
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because we were able to provide him with a turkey and other holiday food that was going to replace the pasta meal spaghetti that their family was going to have for thanksgiving. so he was truly grateful and hearing stories like that. and we heard many are, is just heartbreaking because it shows that, you know, there are a lot of people they want to work. but because of the pandemic, they're losing hours maybe getting laid off from their job, especially those in the service industry. i think that there are many, many people that need help, but there are just as many people that want to give that kind of help. and we always say that hunger is a nonpartisan issue. both sides of the aisle come together to, to meet the need to help our fellow neighbors. and that's the case here in north texas. i mean, you know, when this pandemic started, we really had no idea what was going to happen in terms of donations support, things like that. but people have come together to meet the need. and we've had so
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many generous donors that want to support this issue because they know that, you know, this really could be anybody hurricane. i also has made landfall on the northern coast of nicaragua. i had sustained winds of more than 250 kilometers per hour. and is the strongest atlantic hurricane of the year, is the 2nd category 5 system to hit central america in just 2 weeks. and it's brought catastrophic winds and eventual rainfall to the region that i'm out of my day and into how with you had lines on al-jazeera. yes, pharmaceutical company would journal says early results show is covert 1000 vaccine is nearly 95 percent effective earlier drug maker pfizer and i used its vaccine was 90 percent effective. were borth plans ask regulators for emergency approval within weeks.

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