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Namibia’s President Hage Geingob dies aged 82

Namibia’s President, Hage Geingob has died at the age of 82. He passed away in hospital in the capital Windhoek. It was announced last month he had cancer – and was undergoing treatment. Geingob was the nation’s third president following independence in 1990. While he was well respected across Africa, some say a corruption scandal tainted his legacy. Al Jazeera’s Fahmida Miller takes a look back at his political career. Subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ Check out our Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/aljazeeraenglish/ Download AJE Mobile App: https://aje.io/AJEMobile #Namibia #HageGeingob #RememberingHageGeingob

Russia’s Artificial Intelligence push: Companies develop tech without overseas help

Artificial intelligence strategies are a government priority in Russia. But after the launch of its so-called special military operation in Ukraine, Russia’s been forced to develop domestic AI projects without technological support from abroad. Al Jazeera’s Yulia Shapovalova looks at some of these innovations and the role AI is already playing in everyday life. Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ Check out our Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/aljazeeraenglish/ Download AJE Mobile App: https://aje.io/AJEMobile #Russia #ArtificialIntelligence #AI #RussianAI #RussianAITechnology #Technology

UN Security Council meeting: Russia calls session over weapons sent to Ukraine

Russia has called a meeting at the UN Security Council to discuss what it says are western arms being used by Ukraine to kill civilians. It’s the eleventh time since the conflict began that Russia has raised the issue at the security council. And still there are disagreements on the justification for certain weapons in the war. Al Jazeera’s Gabriel Elizondo reports from at the United Nations in New York. Subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ Check out our Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/aljazeeraenglish/ Download AJE Mobile App: https://aje.io/AJEMobile #Russia #Ukraine #UkraineWar #UkraineRussiaConflict #UN #UnitedNations #UNSecurityCouncil #UNSC

Rising inflation in Nigeria: Consumers affected by high import costs

Nigerians love their cars– but it’s hard to keep them on the road these days. The loss of their currency’s value and expensive import tariffs have led to high inflation. That’s forcing some Nigerians to wean themselves off imported goods. Al Jazeera’s Ahmed Idris reports from Nigeria’s business capital, Lagos. Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ Check out our Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/aljazeeraenglish/ Download AJE Mobile App: https://aje.io/AJEMobile #Nigeria #NigeriaEconomy #NigeraInflation #NigerianNaira #Lagos

Bangladesh elections: Main opposition party and allies to boycott vote

The main opposition party is boycotting the vote, after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina rejected their demand that she should resign and hand power to a neutral authority. She is running for a fourth consecutive term. At least 10 people have died in anti-government protests since October. Al Jazeera’s Tanvir Chowdhury reports from the capital, Dhaka. Subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ Check out our Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/aljazeeraenglish/ Download AJE Mobile App: https://aje.io/AJEMobile #Bangladesh #BangladeshElections #PrimeMinisterSheikhHasina #BangladeshNationalistParty #AwamiLeagueParty #BNP #AL #AlJazeeraEnglish

What lies ahead for the global economy in 2024? | Counting the Cost

A global recession was widely predicted in 2023, but major economies held firm, raising interest rates to control inflation. The United States’ economy expanded by 5.2 percent in the third quarter, the quickest pace in nearly two years. Food and fuel prices have come down. But inflation and high interest rates remain a major issue in many parts of the world. Meanwhile, China is grappling with deflation as prices continue to fall. How will slowing growth and demand there affect the rest of the world? We look at what lies ahead for the global economy in 2024. Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on […]

Gaza’s rain crisis: 1.9M displaced Palestinians struggle in makeshift tents

Heavy rain in parts of Gaza is bringing more despair and hardship. An estimated 1.9 million Palestinians are displaced. Many are living in makeshift tents where supplies are running dangerously low. Al Jazeera’s Priyanka Gupta reports Subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ Check out our Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/aljazeeraenglish/ Download AJE Mobile App: https://aje.io/AJEMobile #Palestine #GazaRain #GazaAirRaids #GazaAirStrikes #GazaUnderAttack #GazaHumanitarianCrisis #Israel #IsraelHamasWar #GazaWar #IsraelWar #IsraelPalestineWar #IsraelGazaWar #GazaHospitals #GazaBombardment #GazaRefugeeCamps #AlJazeera #AlJazeeraEnglish #AlJazeeraLive #AlJazeeraVideo #AlJazeeraLatest #AlJazeeraLiveNews

Bangladesh protest: Families of missing people demand their return

In Bangladesh, the families of alleged victims of forced disappearances and opposition MPs formed a human chain to demand their return. This is part of a wider campaign against human rights violations ahead of next month’s election. The government says the allegations are false and fabricated. Al Jazeera’s Tanvir Chowdhury reports from Dhaka Subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ Check out our Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/aljazeeraenglish/ Download AJE Mobile App: https://aje.io/AJEMobile #BangladeshHumanChain #BangladeshHumanRights #BangladeshElection #Bangladesh #BangladeshGovernment #AlJazeera #AlJazeeraEnglish #AlJazeeraLive #AlJazeeraVideo #AlJazeeraLatest #AlJazeeraLiveNews

Making sense of Israel and Hamas’s information war | The Listening Post

50 days of bloodshed later, a truce lasting 96 hours – between Israel and Hamas – has come into effect, giving Palestinians in Gaza some temporary room to breathe. But in the information war, there is no ceasefire in sight. Contributors: Abboud Omar Hamayel – Academic, Birzeit University Hussein Ibish – Arab Gulf States Institute Mia Bloom – Professor, Georgia State University Shashank Joshi – Defence Editor, Economist On our radar: This past week has been one of the most devastating for journalists in Gaza. This, in a war that has already been described as the “deadliest period on record” for the media. Meenakshi Ravi has the details. Francesca Albanese: […]

Murder in Malaysia: World Exclusive Interview with Sirul Azhar Umar | 101 East

In 2006, Mongolian woman, Altantuya Shaariibuu, was abducted, shot and blown up with military-grade explosives in Malaysia. Two policemen were convicted, but no motive was ever established. It’s long been suspected the case was linked to now-jailed former Prime Minister Najib Razak, who denies any involvement. The junior policeman, Sirul Azhar Umar, left Malaysia in late 2014 just before he was sentenced to death for the murder. For almost a decade, he was held in detention in Australia, unable to be extradited because he faced execution. Now free, he’s speaking out for the first time in a world exclusive. Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find […]