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oh. this is c w news live from berlin two people die after cycling finally slams into the east coast of india this cycle has brought to rental rains and violent winds it is set to pass over the homes of one hundred million people and is affecting weather as far away as mt everest also coming up on world press day both press freedom day we need a regime critical journalist in the philippines run out of says the first deport her reporting on the two terror to administration has made her
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a charge out of the president himself and a breakthrough for the fight against illegal online activity german investigators shut down the world's second largest criminal trading platform and arrest the three german men suspected of running it plus the celebrity back to begin burger start up that is making a sizzling wall street debut with investors showing an appetite for the growing trend to plant based diet be on to meat is more than doubled inish its initial share price minutes after trading began. i'm sorry kelly welcome to the program one of the biggest storms to hit india in the years has made landfall it's battered the east of the country with winds of up to one hundred eighty kilometers per hour now cycling funny struct. coast of the
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state at about eight am local time close to the seaside resort town of puri local police have confirmed that two people have died in this area although forecasters say that the cyc loan has now begun to weaken now authorities evacuated more than a million people in coastal areas ahead of the cycles arrival fearing storm surges could put people's lives risk. they knew it was coming. india's coastal state of addition was braced for the worst. more than a million people were thank you waited ahead of the storm but the coastal resort of poori still suffered extensive damage. landfall started at eight am. and some of the worst one of the a lady entered in land area and it takes down more more two hours that will take ten more to complete the landfill process and. what is
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and is close to. the storm brought down trees and power lines as it moved inland in bhubaneswar dishes state capitol the streets were deserted the storm left chaos behind it which is expected to weaken over the coming hours most ortiz is still warning people to be careful along the coastline. just the people not to go inside the c.v.s. got into that because if you do now you're high sensitive so you are just on to the police and you see a sign on there the. remaining the all the local people and the viewers not to go inside the c.v.s. study done and that is dangerous for now it seems that the evacuation plans have paid off but once the storm has died down people in addition will have to be ready for a lengthy cleanup operation. let's bring in now our correspondent who is covering all of this for us from our delhi bureau so we should just walk us through what is happening right now. the storm hit at eight am on
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the southern coast of the state of what a shock but it was predicted to doubting on that high wind speeds and danger the sea conditions for six hours those six saws are now over and the storm the cyclist's is has been downgraded since the morning now of course the greetings of cycles depend on when speeds and from extremely severe it has already come down to severe the storm is in the cycle it is moving in and knocks northeastern direction so from the state the southern part of the state of florida show it's moving towards the state to west bengal where it is expected to reach to morrow morning and then for proceed on to bangladesh however as it keeps traveling it will keep weakening but authorities are putting out warning saying that people should not become complacent just because the storm is weakening because winds are still expected to be above one hundred kilometers an hour and there has been damage so just walk us through what that has been so far. but
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already casualties have been reported while the storm is weakening for the casualties could be reported and that has been extensive infrastructure damage people while essential qualities mobilized and away able to evacuate many people the coastal areas that were predicted to be very well rebuild that are all the images coming out of just how inundated these you know as our houses have suffered damage has been trees being uprooted all across the state and of course communication and moped out of form that boards have also fallen so that to our assessment of the damage will only be possible once the cycle has passed through but already reports are coming in that the course leaders especially have suffered heavy damage ok so there's not only that death toll there's also a significant number of displaced people as well just walk us through how things are likely to develop now over the coming hours over the coming days. well it's already pretty hard to predict exactly when these people will. be able to
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return home because conditions will be bad we did on the ground a regular basis but on that front and center parties have deployed many forces now that india's national disaster response force is actually one of the largest in the world the engine navy and coast guard are all deployed taking care of people on the ground the indian army and air force are also on standby a medical resources have been deployed as one of the generators out there to provide electricity because of course there have been pockets so that has been a serious effort from the center from authorities to ensure that people who are this stuff they can get off but when it comes to when they might actually be able to draw home that it's not predicting right now they may suggest well with the latest from delhi and here. meantime the eastern african nation of mozambique is struggling to deal with the devastating aftermath of cycle kenneth the storm hit a week ago destroying homes and roads cutting off power and sparking
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a cholera outbreak in the north of the country since then people say that they are feeling increasingly frustrated about the government's lack of action and our correspondent adrienne creech reports. has felt somewhat traumatized ever since i can kind of rev it is with. me you're going this. way when the storm came everything was still ok. blew my house was still standing. but then it rained for hours on end as you were in the that's when my house collapsed. like quickly packed a few things and floating below. many people in the village lost everything and in the time since the cyclon hit they have lost all power. luis takes us to see the only means of transportation that is left in his village.
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the rickety old boss only starts after a long time and wanted to finally gets going it only runs for ten minutes since cycling can if the road and says here. and the next town is an hour away by foot. we want to our streets back so that we can drive to the city like we used to. asking the government to finally help out. but the government seems to get going as slowly as the bus at least one good thing has happened workers from a chinese company appear in the afternoon and attempts to repair things but they seem to reach their limit soon the mess of destruction can't be repaired quickly at the moment the water level here is rather low but this can change very fast
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sometimes it's just raining for a few hours very strong and then the water goes up again threatening the communities around it. even in parts of the provincial capital the water level is still high meteorologist mario observes the weather from the station she is optimistic but can't give an all clear signal yet. this ship will likely continue to rain over the next few days. but probably only lightly. we don't think that the rain in this region will be as strong as it was in the last few days. the families. of the village of marchini continues to waited to hope that the government will soon come to help. he hopes for a new house for electricity for the streets to be repaired but most of all he hopes for better weather. let's get
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a quick check now some other stories making news around the world the united nations says that north korea has cut food rations to the lowest ever level this time of year daily allowances are at three hundred grams per person and further cuts are likely north korea has suffered its worst harvest in a decade it says that extreme weather and international sanctions are to blame. thailand's king has been performing rituals in bangkok ahead of his coronation tomorrow he lit candles and incense at the coronation hall and temples of the grand palace and gave ceremonial fans a venerable to venerable monks of important temples. now the three day coronation officially begins on saturday. partial results from britain's local council elections show a dramatic follow support for the two main political parties the governing conservatives have lost around four hundred forty seats and the opposition party of labor nearly eighty commentators say that the results reflects public anger over
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breakfast. facebook has banned a number of far right commentators including the all to rights me though young op lists the nation of islam as leader louis farrakhan and alex jones a right wing talk show host and conspiracy theorist mark zuckerberg said that the decision was made to promote safety but many users are calling the move censorship today is world's press freedom day a day for remembering the importance of a free press and also for elected governments to note their duty to uphold the right of citizens to communicate freely without fear we're going to head now to the philippines where reporters at the website rappler have attracted unwanted attention and abuse after their critical reporting of president to tear tapes government through. like most journalists start her day opening emails and social media messages for inbox is usually flooded with grief and. because she writes about philippine president rodrigo to tears. came to
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a point when did there to himself would. be on camera there the kind of emboldened his own supporters to do you know bashing me online so. the deaths and repress increased exponentially it's almost as if he's saying it's better for you to not gain my attention because once i have i pay attention to you you could be humiliated. so he was like making an example out of not as critical reportage of the administration angered the president's supporters and the president himself to tear it to batter not a full coverage of presidential events are not new for her news outlet rappler is threatened with closure their c.e.o. has been barraged with lawsuits arrested twice and has posted thousands of dollars in bail political harassment threats of rape the tension and unresolved media killings this kind of oppressive environment makes the philippines one of the most dangerous places in the world for journalists to work in recently
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a list of journalists and human rights lawyers at legit plotting to overthrow the president was released the government has previously released similar lists of suspected drug lords some have already ended up dead now philippine journalists are fighting back. there as the supreme court to lift the reporting ban on the president forty one other journalists a part of the petition. the fact that there are reporters who you know are are afraid are has you would doubt. themselves with the right order or you know that's all they did the essence of good that you know that there are there would be precedent for every where as journalists will always be journalists has lost the stick to their craft as long as we are they do or we will always be journalists and no one can take that away from us media and press freedom brands fragile than the patents for that you know during this every day is another day to fight and uphold
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it. and you can learn more about world's press freedom day on our website that's a t w dot com now to a breakthrough for the fight against illegal online activity german investigators have shut down the world's second largest criminal trading platform and arrested three german men suspected of running it from drugs to forged documents malware and private data police say that some five thousand four hundred registered sellers used to use this platform called wall street market to offer a cornucopia of contraband and they earned some forty million euros doing so one million of that allegedly went into the pockets of three of the suspects the platform did differentiate itself from other dark net sites in one respect it offered neither weapons nor child pornography. we're joined now by did a dark net expert mathias fawn high and so you have actually followed today's press
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conference closely how will the shutdown impact the international illegal activity on the docket. well actually i don't see i don't think it will affected very much most illegal activity like the ones you just mentioned who just migrate to other thoughts before talking to you i checked. with a special site which offers a darshan at market comparison and even after wall street market was taken down it still listed dozen other major illegal illegal trading sites and that's why. we could already see that after the very first major illegal online trading site was taken down in twenty four twenty thirteen that was . a lot of those platforms have come up and have been taken down and. chances to make
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a profit are just so huge that i think they will keep appearing and that's why the dutch officer at today's press conference he said the main aim of this kind of police work is basically to just discourage criminals to. make them not trust the darknet anymore as a safe haven where they can conduct business out of scope out of reach of law enforcement you mentioned that you know even when a site like this is shut down that there are others that spring up and sort of fill that void how difficult is it right now for the authorities and intelligence services really to track criminal activity on the dark back. soup of difficult nature illegal trading on the dark not transnational and so law enforcement has to be international as well and for instance wall street markets as well spread over
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twenty four different countries on several continents creating a very complex technical infrastructure so long for some to cope with a lot of technical questions where they have to get expertise and so they don't necessarily have you know they need they need i teach specialists and they have to cooperate and i think that's what today's press conference. german federal police made a point to show up there with police officers from the u.s. police officers from the netherlands with officers from europol as well just to to show that. international cooperation is. you know gaining traction wus mathias phone hine thank you you're watching d.w. news still to come on the program the vegan burger start up that has made
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a sizzling wall street a beauty look at what's behind the plant based protein cranes but first such. huge crowds of demonstrators have joined what is being called a million strong march outside of sudan's army headquarters demonstrators are demanding the ruling military hand over power to civilians following last month's overthrow of the president omar al bashir they gathered at meeting points across the capital khartoum and marched toward the main sit in outside of the military headquarters. w.'s jeff are abdul karim made a group of women in khartoum who told him how the protests have affected them and their fam. the women who live in the alba the district of khartoum in sudan are overjoyed the regime has finally been overthrown their sons helped accomplish this even though they risked being beaten up each time they went to demonstrations lignite is the
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mother of three sons who took part in the moment life swear to god if tortured and beat our children not to learn how you. live now invites us into her house one of her sons greats us the others are striking in front of the army's headquarters they want the old regime to disappear security forces were regularly sent to randomly search houses in their districts without any regard to their privacy. now as they came in here and looked under the beds i said no one's hiding under there then they went into the kitchen in the bathroom why they were looking for rebels. the bullet holes document the violence the security forces use in this district. according to people who live here they detained protesters in this bus and interrogated them. he had his word the uprising started here in khartoum that's why this street is called now
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the street of the revolution and dispose here is a symbol for the confrontations between the security forces and the demonstrators. the first riots in khartoum took place in this part of town where about five thousand people live. kids used to play soccer on this field. now it's known as the place where a bloody fights between locals and security forces took place these clashes led to residents being wounded and arrested. more yet who is twenty five years old was one of those arrested. he has a certificate in business administration and works as a salesman. the hard life as he puts it drove him to take place in the protests until he was imprisoned for three weeks he was released right after the hour but share regime was toppled. and then with that a lot of people
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a must for planning the protests in this district building the barricades and digging the trenches through. here in the elbow to the district not only the men but also the women young and old played a central role in the revolution. whether they took place in the protests themselves or gave moral support and aid to the demonstrators but it wasn't easy. for you to be inventive in iran from house to house to protect my granddaughter from the tear gas and bombs. i suffered with her. and it allowed us to do that about so how do you help or i kept taking her to places where there was no tear gas . at the time not a you know was three days old now she's all right she was born at the beginning of
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a new era. where you know the protests that started in the old body districts brought the women together now they meet regularly and they all hope that the revolution will change their lives for the better. they are that we hope that people here will be able to live in peace and that we will get a good government and that we can live in safety because if the situation becomes stable and secure then we will feel good about things again and this is the revivalist of it and. here in the al body district people hope that the revolution will go on. and now to a piece of news that you can literally sink your teeth into investors had a huge appetite for a vegan burger startup when it made its debut on wall street the imitation meat producer beyond meat more than doubled its starting price at launch it ended the day at close to sixty dollars a share with a market valuation of nearly three point four billion dollars and that's despite
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the company warning that it may never achieve profitability beyond meat is backed by a number of celebrities including the actor leonardo dicaprio and microsoft founder bill gates. we're joined now by a lot of concerns from date of you business we can sink our teeth into this now want to i mean this is. the good news is that a fad is that a real business is a little bit of both i mean certainly it's been a big trend now for for several years i mean you will have noticed living in germany away being in europe certainly that every supermarket every discount or you have huge shelves now huge display of vegetarian and vegan food including vegan meat and that's growing i actually tried to find some real hard facts and figures for you here and i found an article in forbes magazine looking at trends in the united states then it found that plant based dairy alternatives are expected to represent forty percent of dairy products by twenty twenty and that is up twenty
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five percent from twenty sixteen so this certainly a boost to they have even she says taken off him oddly which of course means of cow milk is dropping so dairy produces traditional dairy produces a can meat industry feeling the pinch and there is a business opportunity you know about mcdonald's has just been rolling out a vegan burgers also here in germany i haven't tried it yet i will though and again the supermarkets are expanding their put folio investors i mean we had just fantastic i.p.o. well they must see money they smell money then see business opportunity as they would've gone for the share and you're actually if you can yourself we know. make a dollar. of this i mean do you like it is this something that you find appetising and you know why did you make the decision to begin with well i mean there are so many possibilities i mean for a lot of people it's oh of course it's ethical reasons you know i personally don't like the idea of having to kill an animal to eat it and i live in a time and age where i can afford the luxury not having to do it this the health
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aspect of it and the environment take a four ounce beef bagga if you compare that to vegan the vegan burger produces about ninety percent less greenhouse gas emissions of the carbon footprint is much lower that is not interesting and a lot of traditional meat producers like tyson foods which is the top u.s. meat producer they can sort of well if you can't beat them join them and they actually increased their investment even beyond meat and i'm sure that since last night since the i.p.o. they don't regret that food for thought so to speak wanted to thank you. some football news now and the europa league semifinals in england arsenal defeated valencia of spain three one and in germany frame for and scored early against a visiting chelsea look at your bitch headed in for frankfurt in the twenty third minute mark but there was little time for him and his team mates to celebrate that
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is because chelsea tied just before the break with spanish winger pedro's low shot and that's how it ended one zero draw frankfurt remain undefeated at home this season in the europa league the second leg is in london next week. now on a somber note star wars fans around the world are marking the passing of one of the brightest lights in the star wars universe peter mayhew he played chewbacca in five of the star wars films he has passed away a towering actor became an iconic part of cinematic history after the director george lucas cast him in the scifi epic mayhew was seventy four years. quick reminder now the top stories we're following for you here on news cycle family is battering northeast india lashing b. shows with rain and with winds gusting more than two hundred kilometers per hour authorities say that at least two people have died and more than a million have been evacuated. coming up next our health show in good shape this
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time focusing on what loneliness and what it means for our bodies and our brains i'm sara kelly in berlin thanks for watching the protests.
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good shape loneliness but hidden at the deming. dr carsten leg talks with experts about the harmful visible effects of functional isolation and remedies to cure loneliness. therefore it's high time to put loneliness on the topic health agenda. and good cheer.
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some time in the twenty six to you my great granddaughter who people are. but with the world be like in your life time in around half a century. when i was there were three billion people you will share the planet with nine billion. your world will be around two degrees warmer. inevitably sea levels rise by at least one meter in symmetry. we're going to have some climate impacts which are greater than focusing on the.
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i that's really frightening more trouble that's. why aren't people more concerned. with the brute. short's may thirty first. welcome to you in good shape coming up on today's show. what to do when medicine makes you gain weight. why exercise is really good for your brain. and why loneliness can be very bad for your health. and here's your host stop to customer.

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