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this is the deed of being is live from berlin fresh clashes in serbia with the country in turmoil over the pandemic public anger erupts over plans to reimpose a nationwide lockdown some say president bush's political ambitions parts of blame for a surge in new coronavirus defections also coming up ivory coast prime minister dies suddenly a month ago anybody's unexpected death throws the west african countries upcoming presidential election into disarray going clearly was the ruling party's candidate . and firefighters in eastern ukraine battle to bring deadly force blazes under
control only a short distance from the front lines in the country's war with russian back separatists. i'm told me a lot of welcome to the program anti-government rallies have filled serbia's capital belgrade for the 2nd day with protesters angered over what they see as the government's mishandling of the pandemic after a surge in covert 19 cases after a peaceful march in the daytime protests have turned violent for a 2nd night with demonstrators throwing flares and bottles at police in riot gear president alexander of which it appears to have bowed to public pressure and backtracked on his decision to reintroduce the curfew this weekend critics say the shop spike in infections was caused by a series of politically motivated decisions by footage.
pandemic frustrations bubble over on the streets of belgrade chaos erupted as thousands of protesters battled with police and try to storm the parliament there angry over the president's handling of the coronavirus. wall off the main reason we are here is to support the protesters during these abnormal times when the country is falling apart. cases have spiked across the balkan country in recent weeks serbia recorded its highest scope at 1000 death toll on tuesday it forced president alexander to take action announcing a weekend curfew to belgrade the protesters have pushed him to backtrack. to east i considered it but the crisis team thinks there's still hope to slow the spread so we may introduce harsher measures but without introducing a curfew. that hasn't been enough to keep the peace as police and
demonstrators face off with flares fireworks and tear gas. demonstrators say they want to return to normal and for the president to resign. the prime minister of ivory coast a model gone clean but he has died unexpectedly of age of $61.00 gone clean but he was also the ruling party's candidate for the presidential election coming up in october and his passing raises questions about who will replace him in that race the cause of death has not yet been disclosed but gone clearly had a heart transplant 8 years ago and i've just received medical treatment in france. told us what could be but his death means for ivory coast it's of ixtoc 5 rickles certainly because he was only in march so declared being the presidential candidate for the ruling party as you said earlier there let's look. i mean of this year in
october and up to was nearly 2 tomorrow and so all these. him as a 10 the presidential candidate is because i was in the president since 2010 has only 2 only 5 years one term and there was a big movement all over africa to restrict these long time no ever standing presidents so he said he couldn't go another time and. he is one of his closest allies so that was his decision that he be president and all these nice funding is now has exploded let's not take a look at some of the other stories making news around the world australia has suspended an extradition agreement with hong kong after china imposed a national security law in the city that gives it sweeping new powers that prime minister scott morrison said australia would also extend visas for skilled workers from hong kong and is looking to learn hong kong businesses to the country. and the
u.n. secretary general antonio terrace has warned that the war in libya was entering quote a new and dangerous phase of foreign interference at an all time high he said the military build up there signaled a violation of the u.n. arms embargo. surgeons at a hospital in rome successfully separated twins who had been conjoined at the back of their heads the 2 year old sister has a said to be recovering well the rest surgery was aided by a 3 d. augmented reality map of their skulls and brains. u.s. universities harvard and massachusetts institute of technology just suing the u.s. government over a bomb on international students remaining in the country the trumpet ministration is said foreign students must leave if they're attending institutions where classes have been moved online because of the coronavirus pandemic. a key witness in the impeachment trial of u.s. president donald trump has resigned from the military use an acquittal alexander
vin man said he had been bullied and refused promotion since testifying against trump he had alleged that trump had asked ukraine to investigate his rival joe biden which then run cold or improper. people living on the frontlines of the war and eastern ukraine are also battling deadly forest fires the blaze are started earlier this week and villages and separatist backed by russia are active many locals say they don't believe the fire started by accident. flames fute by high temperatures and fast winds have consumed most of this village in eastern ukraine robbing nadia and he recalled langkow of everything they own. they were flakes of fire flying in the air like at the bottom and not just here fires seem to jump from place to place. hundreds of firefighters and rescue
crews rushed to safety villages and their homes at 1st they successfully battle to the places back but the flames returned resuscitated by gusts of wind. happen to quickly we saw fire and the distance jumping from one patch to another changing direction and then moving closer it became dark as night. grecian has been a risky place to go for years because it's particularly under the control of pro russian separatists this village is just kilometers from frontline fighting between the separatists and to ukrainian forces. the local governor says he believes arson is to blame with the finds out president flew to me as a lengthy came to survey the damage and to lend his support. i want to express my condolences to all the families of those who have lost loved ones because of these fine is. an investigation into what caused the fire is
underway president selenski says the victims will be compensated with the equivalent of $9700.00 euros each to buy new homes. let's now bring you up to date now with some of the latest coronavirus developments the u.s. reported more than 59000 new cases on wednesday the biggest daily increase to date more than 900 people died from the disease for a 2nd straight day the highest level since june over 130000 americans have now died from cold that 19 mexico also saw a record number of people infected by the virus with almost 7000 cases the country also reported 782 additional fatalities by gerry and now has more than 30000 confirmed coronavirus cases almost 700 people there have died from cove in 19. german chancellor angela merkel has called on the european union to unite and
emerge stronger from its greatest ever challenge the coronavirus and demick merkel was in brussels to mark the beginning of germany's 6 month presidency of the european council with the e.u. in crisis mode. masks hand gestures and rather awkward head nodding have taken the place of handshakes german chancellor angela merkel's 1st trip abroad since the corona virus outbreak was marked by new pandemic etiquette as europe confronts an unprecedented threat already over 100000 european lives have been lost to the virus and alongside growing debt and unemployment the continent to seeing a marked rise in populism. when this in for the pandemic can't be fought with lies and dissent from ation nor with hatred and agitation in fact denying populism is being shown its limits. the top priority of the
german presidency is to ensure that europe emerges from the crisis united by just short term stabilisation of europe will not be enough we also want to europe that offers hope and of hope but us hope. merkel supports the e.u. commission's proposed joint recovery fund of 750000000000 euros to provide financial help especially to the southern european countries that have been hardest hit the commission president formally the longest serving member of merkel's cabinet feels that such radical steps are necessary we have entered the worst recession since almost 100 years but she faces opposition from the frugal for austria denmark the netherlands and sweden they are reluctant to give away money without strings attached merkel insisted that a compromise was necessary and sooner rather than later mines on the seriousness are common goal is to find an agreement as soon as possible because the depth of the canonic slump urges us to hurry there is no time to lose otherwise the weakest
will suffer i very much hope that we can reach an agreement this summer long and then negotiate. beginning in the coming weeks will determine the economic future of europe. in golf the ryder cup has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic the biennial tournament was due to be held in the u.s. this year and as provisionally been moved to 2021 other golf tournaments are said to be held behind closed doors but the ryder cups organizers said they decided to postpone as facilities were yet to be built for the event in wisconsin the ryder cup sees teams from europe and the united states compete. members of the england and west indies cricket teams have taken and need ahead of their 3 match series the 1st international cricket match since the start of the pandemic in addition to the
gesture and support of the black lives matter movement players symbol to news the observed a minute's silence to remember the victims of the coronavirus pandemic restrictions mean the matches are being played in empty grounds and the series will feature a number of rule variations including a ban on players sitting on the balls to polish the. for most of us flying abroad for vacation is not an option but we can holiday at home camping fans in belgium can enjoy an art project consisting of teardrop shaped tents hung from trees in belgium the project has been around for several years but it's all going to say this seeing a big uptick in bookings due to the belgian government encouraging holidaying at home so rather than flying thousands of kilometers to go on vacation why not hang around at home in a tent instead. don't forget you can always get d.w. news on the go just download our app from google play all from the app store and
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