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the preservation of our planet. is not just an issue of pardon treaties and saving the planet is a. sauce that's dangerous surat cost. pressures such starts november 6th on g.w. . this is news africa on the program today mounting tensions in guinea opposition supporters have clashed with police as the country awaits the results of sunday's presidential flips. and beekeepers in kenya are losing their livelihoods because of the country's fight against al shabaab. for one of the world. is a problem for us but also has the kenyan living our own people they don't want us to go into the forest and that is how we lost or not because.
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hello i'm christine one day it's good to have your company tensions are high in guinea following sunday's general election official results all but the opposition candidate has declared himself the wind up 4 days chill. supporters have been involved with clashes with security forces. and a cream is burning although the outcome of danny's presidential election is still days away. the prospect of a 3rd presidential term for incumbent alpha condé is fueling desperation and fury among supporters of the opposition. i am speaking to the election commission alpha condé has been in power since 2010 instead of. wheat all of guinea chose the union
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of democratic forces of guinea that's what guinea wants if the us d.g. is not elected guinea will not become. but guinea is already far from calm. the current bout of violence started the day after the election when opposition candidate below declared himself the winner of the ballot before the release of official results. i don't like tourists and this election in the 1st round was. but it was too soon to celebrate over the last few days the election commission has made official results available as they come in from constituencies and so far they are not confirming the victory that the yellow claimed was his. the man in the lead is alpha condé the man whose lead guinea for the past 10 years. the opposition is
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crying foul and has been venting their anger on the streets with deadly consequences says gainey security minister. or cook or are going to be full bodies in conakry full bodies of gunshot victims in the morgues of duncan and it must be in hospitals one death from a stab wound to deaths from firearms in. addition to. those burnt the only victims of guinea's post-election violence and there are fears they will be more. on wednesday night d. a little called on his supporters to continue their fight in a twitter video posted from home. you were already fighting heroically in conakry and across the country despite savage repression despite arrests and intimidation this find us a rogue and it will end ever to be victorious to. the country now awaits the final results of the election. but by the looks of the last
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few days it's unlikely they'll resolve the tension. let's go over to west africa correspondent frank with only he isn't a cos hi fred it's good to see you is some kind of a power sharing compromise who also poll in kenya i say this because when we've had similar instances in other parts of the continent that's what it's come down to is it possible in guinea. christine the. main rival is in guinea that is the incumbent president and. the opposition. this is this time that are sure there are contests so in the last 2 times there have been nothing like these like talking about. so this time no one knows where the go up to but what we know is that the incumbent president has said that in case he wins the election he's willing to talk with the opposition ok the result
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is still in contention but what they any independent election observers fighting and what have they stage. so far the african union because that's the leader know book of west africa they have already declared that the voting process was transplanted something that has been disputed by the opposition in the. and you have to know that the opposition. himself has declared a winner even before the electoral commission announces the results so i dis moment though because of us said that the electoral process was transpiring but the people immediately contest narrative. ok fred just just coming back to these 2 men contending for this presidency and as if you're right when you told us it's
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the 3rd time they're having a go at it. they've both got big profiles and give me. the incumbent president alpha condé is he more then and now the old man team to power. well that seems to be their part and especially in the west africa. region where current or you see what is happening in the course they have to change the constitution so that the incumbent president can run for. then the same thing happens in guinea where he has actually been in power for one or 2 times for 10 years he is has forced to change the constitution so that he can run for another time but people have to know that this guy cannot be in the same basket as other people who have been in power for 2 decades really could even for decades has just
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been in power for all of 2 times 10 yes' but then the change of the constitution itself raises questions about his motives and he is also is very questionable he is 82 years only. afraid what about his main challenger at delhi india he is no new come it's a political power isn't. yes he's very very you know new has acquired in this so your poise and president. that he's some couple of years ago he has been also the prime minister he's very very experienced politician and he has also muscle support from from the community which is really one of the biggest. it's in the group in so he has massive support he has experience but of course he is facing
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a very strong incumbent president afraid when can we expect the final official results from this election. yet the final official results are expected in 8 days that means that after the provision or results have been announced then the candidates have at least 8 days to file a petition in the supreme court just in case they have they have problems they question. and then the constitution the call it would declare the final results but if any candidate gets below 50 then there will be a 2nd a 2nd run which is should do it on to a 4th of november right that's francophonie in lagos for us thank you friend. the worker. now it's been 10 years since kenya dispatched its soldiers to somalia
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in an operation against the al qaeda linked terror group al shabaab in response to the increased violence the kenyan government launched operation in the borning in september 2015 to oust the slightest of that operation has expanded across the dance bony forest in the lab on the border with somalia as state of used interest smoked reports it was supposed to last 2 months but now while the military operation on to news it is ordinary people such as beekeepers whose lives have been caught in the crossfire. we are on the way to cannes we've really do now we're using this big board to get there because the rocks are too dangerous as the prime to be the eye in dubai the terrorist group al-shabaab for now the ocean remains the only more of transport.
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breakfast to the family most morning stocked like these sort of a watery but well that hasn't changed is livelihood how's your mom would depend on the forest for bees since our forefathers who went into the forest came back living with honey and so you know what i thought if you know what you. however i'm going military operation just 6 kilometers away from sir was religion now stops him from venturing into the forest or going to his behaves meaning risking his life he has kept a few years house despite the dangers it brings to his family. when you mean the 1st became unbearable and the village is also dangerous they can in military rule do it exist kilometers into the forest when they see that ask who did unity there whom did you bring food. when you hear the helicopters you drown and where my suppose to leave nobody in fear making a living
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a life i'm scared but i have to make a living with these children. 10 years ago kenya launched operations against al shabaab these war has now come to some of us dos the. one up for work. is a problem for us but also is the killer live a our own people they don't want us to go into the forest and that is how we lost all our behaviors and now our lives of change for the worst. security experts believe the country's fight with al shabaab has hit those people most vulnerable to radicalization and retaliatory attacks in their quest to pacify bali forest and to flush out the pond side and walk with their local communities perhaps that is where the government needs to invest a lot more resources in order to win the hearts and minds of these people so rove
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is trying to find other ways to feed his family farming on small plots of land. now i depend on the farm and fishing but my family's not big enough that i would have as i want to sell the produce but people are afraid of coming here and they ask you is it money forest and they all run away they don't want anything to do with us when i could be. an impossible choice faced by one family it's echoed by an entire community struggling to provide for their loved ones. and that is a flat out. of a story dot com forward slash as i tell we're also on facebook and on twitter today we'll leave you with it from egypt of the new environmentally friendly electric bus service inaugurated for visitors to the pope the next type of a. as
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long as. my manager through a good day nothing would change you know the banks. and so was the language of a banker. speaking the truth global news that matters. made for mines. it was the 1st international tribunal in. the number of trials. 75 years ago
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a high ranking officers of the nazi regime where he joins it by the allied forces. they were the 1st war criminals to be held accountable for their crimes. and our 2 part series. in the dark starts nov 12th on d w. a big new german series called barbarians is launching all. all netflix will be talking about but also coming up today. a photographic exhibition that remembers the unsung heroes of the chernobyl nuclear disaster 34 years ago. and it's being called a rock fall all folks trying to cosmo sheldrake's music include sounds from the english countryside that surrounds him. welcome.
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culture streaming services are booming at historical series seem to be particularly popular now netflix is launching its 1st german historical series barbarians which takes place in knowing a day when the romans occupied almost half of europe so the judge manic tribes are trying to stop the market partly of a half lots of potential for epic battles lawford hate the trail and loyalty. so i mean how he's going to use roman empire at the height of its power. is under. roman general virus he's governor of the northern provinces at his side. the leader of a division of gen manic troops serving the romans. returning with room and 4th is meet his father a tribal chief again as a child i mean he is was taken as
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a host each to rome where he became over and one citizen would come and it's at news. for. this act and. seize power now if we decide to a should have refugees today. i'm feeling good already i think refugees have to struggle with the same things that armenia struggled with not knowing how to fit in like where do i belong do i belong. how much of my original culture can i retain. and how much is it accepted in the new culture and so on and on the for this story is told entirely from the perspective of the germany tribes they resent the high tribute payments demanded by the romans the conflict is given an extra edge due to the language barrier the romans speaking latin. is that. really matter but i was there only i'm pretty certain the sort of.
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you will move on up come on inside it's a touch of culture as they don't understand each other we use this to develop the plot a few characters he speak both languages suddenly have much more power and control over the situation. there are misunderstandings. it was a key moment when we decided to incorporate this into the narrative in the financial muscle and start. adding to our media says internal conflict he is also the foster child of roman general virus an entirely fictional element. at the t.p. although suitable for it and the best. but i mean if it took up with the leaves. fall could. retrieve.
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the. roman for barbarian as the occupying forces become increasingly. mini a switches sides and leads the romans into an ambush although the outcome of the battle is a matter of historical record barbarian's keeps the tension going until the brewery and. barbarians carry out that flicks a drink out of a bar colleague joins me now so i did horror expectational production because other productions are being very good. and a 6 part series does have a lot going for it to. david and goliath story set in the based on historical fact it was spectacularly shot in the torch about forest after site but actually on location in hungary it should appeal to fans of shows like vikings and the last kingdom and there's no reason why it should be well indeed
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based on. an interesting chapter of german history what do we know about the real life germany tribes well there's an interesting exhibition on in at the james gallery in berlin at the moment called marlin which deals with misconceptions about them the german it tribes were actually ethnically quite diverse. they were not barbarians but fairly advanced agricultural communities what we knew about them before kulit initially came from stories written by the romans and then further romanticized by german writers and artists particularly around the time of the foundation of the 1st german. arminius then becomes hermann the german a massive monument is built to him in the toy to forest 800 years after the battle so was this a search for a sort of national identity battle let's fight but hermann is not ideally karst as
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the proton germany was no marnia he wasn't a unifier of germany that's the myth the were in all more than 50 tribes and therefore they were the forefathers of many european nations so lots of myths of misunderstandings about how historically authentic is this series it's pretty good it even has the roman soldiers speaking latin but it plays loose with facts but i have to say that there are only few verifiable facts here and there's a long tradition of inventing things to fill in the gaps in the knowledge so i think if you don't take it too seriously it won't do you any harm and you might enjoy it sounds very good and perhaps it'll inspire people to learn more about that part of german history barbarians is on netflix and the game martin is at the jane
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seymour gallery until until march 2020 ok i don't kennedy thank you very much. 261986 there was a catastrophic. badly paid volunteers to remove the debris created by the explosion disaster had triggered the release of a vast amount of material and the so-called liquidators were placing themselves in great danger. for. devoted exhibitions. this staging is perfect the lighting equipment the phones of the clothes all. these heroes are faceless and not even standing up they've been laid out in rows like grace starts in berlin since matthew's church photographer. calls them.
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his tribute. to the people who cleaned up the damage after the disaster action noble. act. i asked myself what heroes are. other heroes in my life that should be talked about. wiki realized they were the liquidators. the term he said i'm specific an emotional process a bio robot a person who's treated like a machine. we call the heroes of soviet propaganda invincible in their protective seats they have no idea they're being sacrificed the enemy radiation is invisible.
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the title of the exhibition in the theme enter into an unbelievably good symbiosis here in this place in questions of heroism resurrection elevation to st e status they really rub up against each other. the folds of the redeemer are reflected in mirrors to peace. is it. the idea of sacrificing oneself for the general good is not ideal still compatible with the age we live in. before. there is still the concept of the hero right now we're once again talking about how ironic figures in respect to the challenges presented by the coronavirus another invisible danger we face. maybe it has got something to do with the church in the end people want to believe in something but if you look more closely at this world it does become difficult to
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believe in heroism. terrorism and nigeria as beautiful as it is questionable. is to release a new album out entirely in the english countryside joining lock down this is his totally solo album in that he plays only instruments mix to produce that solves this time he's done this in surprises all with this experimental edge and it has signaled a new side to his talents the album comes. from one british musician who's working in the countryside jornada because sheldrake his was in the open i think some of his role material he's inspired by and uses the rustling of leaves. the wind much more and his music. british musician cosmo sheldrake feels
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a deep connection with nature the songs he composes are inspired by the world around him he works from a small solar powered studio deep in a forest in southern england. has no learn to play the piano at age 4 today he plays over 30 different instruments his 2nd album wake up calls features a range of birdsong samples you know chuck the sounds out the range the most sampler so i can check it back different elements of what i've recorded in and then start to kind of collage sounds together and build it into piece of music. when he can get there to roll explores his lush surroundings hunting for sounds to sample. 'd 'd 'd nature to me i guess just means a celebration of life is just. one of the songs every life has a passion for living and i think it's just. so this true isn't it just being
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a natural place you just get that sense of just life busting for from becoming constantly being to believe. in you. he made changes in many different corners of the world and he has a soft spot for performing in nature. i mean i love playing outside. one of my favorite things is it seemed to play to places about the people i think it's just as important to perform in places and places but often i'll go to a place i record sounds from that place make a piece of music and then take it back to the place and perform it back in the place. where. the nice music is an ode to the beauty of our natural environment which nike's
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music never ceases to amaze. always more stories on our website at d.w. dot com. also check out v.w. books i am d.w. classical music. that's all for this edition thanks for watching and for myself and all the crew here in berlin stay safe i'm bob barr from. the.
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to the point of strong opinions clear positions international perspectives. while the rest of the world struggles with cold it is a country where it all began this reporting low infection rates and strong growth in china and coronavirus from super spreader to economic winners find out i'm to the point. to the point. we need not to ask. on t.w. . the power of sports. where i come from i never saw the sun where it needs to. have gone up and brazil in the sun was always a man since the portuguese word for sun it's masculine and when i moved to germany as a 10 year old i wanted to come to it on t.v. that would change how i see the world because into a month of the sun i was family in the. same now but the side of a girl is so much time in the pony tail instead of
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a deep voice exterminate the guy seems absolutely incredible. i realize how language shapes the thinking how definitions are not only a mental image just like our whole perception of the role. is inside save my life and was one of the reasons i became i joined a list a mystery talent and i use my words to help with intercultural understanding my name is ali and i'm acquainted and i wanted to tell people. 20 joining us so much and on the break in minneapolis minnesota right here at the memorial site where george was killed just last month you know how everything i push through induced talk wanted to racial bias to police patrol to promote police reform talk to the police flowchart city council into the closure of a small city story for d.w.i. .
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los player . play. this is your. news live from grow and final say solve donald trump and joe biden gear up for their last television debate before the u.s. election for less than 2 weeks to go before their votes the u.s. president trailing his democratic challenger in the polls joe biden getting a little bruised from former president barack obama also coming up anger and unrest in lagos assailants set fire to a prison in nigeria's biggest city after a violent crackdown on peaceful protesters sparked international outrage and from
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coast search childs to struggling to contain a resurgent pandemic germany faces an uncontrolled spread of coronavirus as new infections hit a record high. mark thank you so much for your company everyone well we start in the u.s. where president donald trump and his democratic rival joe biden are poised to face off on television for the 2nd and final presidential debate well the 2 candidates are set to share the stage tonight in nashville tennessee after a fiery 1st debate last month joe biden has a healthy lead in opinion polls ahead of tonight's contest and he's getting a fresh show of support from former president obama. hello philadelphia.
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home the former u.s. president barack obama at a drive in rally as he hit the campaign trail for joe biden democratic nominee and his form of vice president even though many opinion polls show biden in the lead obama raised the specter of the 2016 election and urged supporters to turn out we can't be complacent i don't care about the polls they're all bunch of polls last time didn't work out. because all those folks stayed at home and out lazy and complacent not this time not in this election. in some places that has been easier said than done as early voting started many people stood in line for hours and some counties reported blackouts at voting sites will fall to mail in ballots still a record 42000000 americans have cost early ballots already according to the u.s. elections project that's
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a campaign event in the battleground states of north carolina president trump rallied his supporters and painted a disputation picture of the u.s. on the bite and sleepy joe barton is a bit control of his party overture socialist communist marches and left wing extremists. and they're filled with hatred and venom in great shape. most voters have already made up their mind but the 2nd and last presidential debate tonight is the last chance to win over the young decided earlier on wednesday president trump criticized the choice of topics for debate and the decision to mute microphones to avoid interruptions ofter a 1st chaotic debate but i think the beauty story is. that i think it's very sad that not talking about foreign affairs is about foreign affairs and i think that the a very biased person her parents are very biased. from comments perhaps setting the tone for his final sparring match with his challenger
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. oh all right all eyes on tennessee this evening and let's go to our washing corresponds all resound who will be following that debate for you now the candidates biden and trump facing off squaring off for the last time on the same stage before the elections what can we expect. it's certainly going to be the last big clash of the 2 and as you know president trump is trailing behind in polls some see him behind in more than 2 digits to an extent where even allies are distancing themselves from them fearing that they're going to be dragged down by president trump and of course he knows something has to happen this might be his last chance he received it he got a big hit by the 1st debate so we can expect him tonight to go into attack mode he will probably target joe biden son hunter biden president tom has been working on
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creating such a corruption case here against him without evidence of course we will very likely hear that tonight as an attempt to attack joe biden we're not going to see a performance like the one in the 1st debate as you remember that was dubbed the worst presidential debate in history because of president trump interrupted consequently and did not let his opponent joe biden finish his sentences no there are new rules in place for tonight and that means that the 1st 2 minutes every candidate will be able to speak and the microphones of the other the other candidate will be muted during that time so it will be a very different kind of debate we're going to hear and see tonight the president as we've just heard also is very clear he believes all of that is unfair he doesn't like the questions he doesn't like the moderator that also being his kind of rhetoric that he sees himself as an underdog him against the establishment and that's also something we're going to witness tonight in the presidential debate now is speaking of the election on
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a related note there are some concerning reports of foreign interference in this year's election what more can you tell us about that. the director of the national intelligence d.n.i. live yesterday reported that iran allegedly sent out e-mails to voters and that were coming flush coming from far wide militia groups such as the probable reason we remember president trump neglected several times to distance himself from those groups and in those meals. voters were threatened so we do not know a lot a whole lot more on those a lot of an answer questions questions also with regards to what was actually being tried to achieve they are the d.n.i. is making the case that these males were sent out to damage donald trump and his campaign it could also be vice versa since these males were threatening democratic voters now you'll forty's also say there's not
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a lot they can do about it except going public which is what they're doing and warning voters that they should not feel threatened about this this is just a sham and yet another attempt to mingle in the u.s. elections all over south reporting from washington for you thank you. and we'll have full coverage of the debate raged here on d w news you can catch all the action live starting at 12 45 am g.m.t. want to give bring you up to date now with this some of the day's other headlines. the u.s. senate judiciary committee has voted to approve president trump's pick for u.s. supreme court judge keeping a.v. kone barrett on track for nominee for confirmation rather before november 3rd while the republican controlled senate will decide the next step democrats boycotted today's meeting in protest at the rush to replace the late justice ruth bader ginsburg ahead of the election on the nation's political. opponents tough court has ruled that a law allowing abortion due to fetal defects is unconstitutional the constitutional
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court decision will further limit access to abortions that predominantly catholic. nation already has one of the strictest abortion laws in europe. the bill is democratic opposition and its de facto leaders taken of sky have been awarded the european parliament's top human rights award to sack roughly to a stop prize a mass protest against alexander government have rocked the nation since he declared victory in a disputed presidential election in august. in a prison in central lagos nigeria has been set on fire witnesses in the city's upscale neighborhood also reported hearing gunfire nearby well the claim seems to match reports by local police who've told the media that the detention facility was
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under attack by assailants lagos is now under a 24 hour curfew following an arrest where later 2 anti police brutality protests. let's take you now to do that we use the funny for sure she is in lagos covering the unrest there for you what can you tell us about the current situation on the ground funny. it is chaotic the prison that you mention is one of the all those than in fact one of the most crowded presence here in lagos it is situated in a neighborhood an affluent rich neighborhood where you would not expect such a level of violence now it's not just about this prison that has been set up blaze but there are also reports about lootings literally this chaos in lagos city and what makes people here worried they get don't want to hear anything from the government neither from the lagos state government nor from president hu hari about what's next nobody comes to the situation the protesters are saying those who are
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supporting this so called and sars movement to reach which has been altered to basically stop the police brutality they're seeing that these criminal elements these criminals have been financed by the government to basically hijack the protests but the government is saying they need to make sure there's a curfew in place for at least another 3 days to bring controlling to the situation and bring law and order back to lagos state but it looks like security forces have by for all intents and purposes lost control where you are looking you tell us about the peaceful protesters who outnumber probably those who are causing all the troubles how are they trying to mobilize themselves. i just booked today with a protester and he said that they've really still in shock about what happened here very nearby to our studio at the lackey tollgate where according to amnesty on one according to amnesty international at least 5050 people have been killed by the
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government is talking about one person killed and several others injured they're still in shock about the situation that the nigerian army was actually shooting at peaceful protesters so as a result you don't hear as much from them ever now with this prison break in and the chaos that is unfolding on the streets of lagos they are seeing the are demanding they justice must be happening here in lagos and all those who are responsible for these killings the need to held need to hold accountable and they're seeing the court's going to continue with these protests if they don't see significant change. on friday for sharp reporting from lagos nigeria on the latest on the unrest there thank you very much. and here germany's public health body is warning that the country could face an uncontrolled spread of corona virus infections the robert costa institute recorded a new high for daily cases and is warning that covert 1000 death rates are about to rise while authorities have issued new travel warnings and are urging people to
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stick to the rules as they try to curb the spread of the virus. more than 11000 new cases in one day it's the highest number of new code 19 infections germany has reported since the pandemic began these maps show in red where there have been more than 50 new infections per 100000 inhabitants over 7 days left is a map of germany 2 months ago now to the right it's clear half of germany has changed cholera and solutions to talk to on the situation is now very serious in france the number of infections is rising quickly in many places and we don't know where that number is headed but we can still slow the spread everyone can play their part we are not powerless if we follow all of the rules conduct to by talking while some germans a worried many a king to play their part in helping to slow the spread of the virus. moved by
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suspect we will have to face even more restrictions i think that's justified because we have to live with this pandemic somehow and you. can be really close to to i still feel good because i'm taking care of myself and if everyone does we'll get through it well you want the government is doing enough i hope that our people do enough that's respecting the rules keeping distance hand-washing and wearing masks. and then there's ventilating terms as well if we do it all and i hope we can get by without too much trouble over the winter. we read you one quote you write even talk on. german. public health body says that the majority of people don't catch the virus at work or on public transport but in private sections like parties. to mention again that the virus spreads where people enjoy coming together and where they want to get to know each other there is more intense interactions in
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those settings if you discuss things you love having a good time then the virus naturally has a much better chance of spreading if there's an infected person present. with infection rates accelerating fast some labs will in that small facilities are already working at full capacity and might not be able to cope with rising numbers there's also concern that more areas in germany will have to implement hosh restrictions again like hit in perth discard the land in bavaria where schools have closed down again to cope the spread and here's a look now at some other developments in the global pandemic w h o officials say the rollout of rapid diagnostic tests could be a game changer in africa but they're warning that increased testing could drive up the number of confirmed cases meanwhile indonesia is reporting nearly 40 have 1000 new cases the country has the highest number of infections and covert 9000 deaths
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in south east asia and astra zeneca an oxford university say there vaccine trial will continue despite the death of a volunteer in brazil regulators say there are no concerns about the safety of the brazilian trial. you're up to date now you're watching get over it is for real and coming up next the business news with kate ferguson iraq and violent thank you for joining us. why are people forced to hide in trucks. there are many recent posts. there are many answers. if. and there are a.

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