Warning: mysqli_connect(): Server sent charset (255) unknown to the client. Please, report to the developers in /home/e21abar/public_html/includes/conf.php on line 6

Warning: mysqli_connect(): (HY000/2054): Server sent charset unknown to the client. Please, report to the developers in /home/e21abar/public_html/includes/conf.php on line 6

Warning: mysqli_error() expects exactly 1 parameter, 0 given in /home/e21abar/public_html/includes/conf.php on line 7
I cannot connect to the database because: