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he's just in the john love on banning stuff away from that, but i'm not going to have to watch my own car and everyone with later holes and every day, just getting are you ready to meet the german can join me, rachel stuart, and d. w. ah, ah ah, this is d w. news line from berlin, russian for so sees control of ukraine's 2nd biggest power plant. it's the latest that back in the east and the area around the capital p also comes under renewed attack. but ukraine says a counter offensive in the south is gaining ground also on the program. chinese
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president teaching ping warren's. you as president joe biden over taiwan. don't play with fire. he says, as they talk for the 1st time and money and violence clears up in columbia as a new president prepared to take office. police say a powerful drug cartel is behind a wave of attacks on security forces. and kim yahoo! and threatened to use nuclear weapons if north korea is attacked, his statement comes amid concerns. that young could be preparing a new nuclear test. ah, i'm nick off really. it's good to have you with us. russian forces have seized ukraine, 2nd biggest power stand, a station, the capture of the which the here scope. our plan is the latest set back for
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defenders and the eastern don bass region. the area around the capital. keith has also come under a missile attack for the 1st time in weeks, but in the south, ukraine says a counter offensive is gaining ground. with from the ruins of this hotel. rescuers pull a man from the rebel alive. not every one was so lucky when russian rockets hit buck moved on thursday. the city in the doughnuts region has been hit again and again. i indiscriminate russian shelling part of moscow stalled efforts to claim ukraine's east for but in the country south, keith says a counter offensive is moving forward. the city of her son fell to russian forces early on in the war. ukraine is now stepping up efforts to retake it. keith says is knocked out the strategic antonio ski bridge. this would help isolate russian forces on the rivers west bank, away from their supply lines. you said you enjoy that there is
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a significant damage to the bridge and its structure. we think that the enemy will try to repair it again, william of office. we are prepared for this and you will soon hear about our next steps or multiple that should be removed as well. hm. with posting on telegram, an official for the russian appointed administration said the bridge was still functional, while referring to ukraine's armed forces as nazis as is common in the pro russian camp. still with most of the sword, one sealy group, the bridge is blown up with every one rejoices. but these are just illusions. none of the nazis will ever enter have song. so but the destroyed bridge, which you can see behind me, you still exists and objectively speaking this hysteria by ukrainian nazis won't change the outcome. dia dressel, grandma says though the fighting over this strategic crossing is more than just a war of words. ukraine says it's forces will repair the bridge eventually. but 1st,
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the aim to liberate harrison. earlier we spoke to michael dash, he's a professor of international relations at the university of notre dame. and he gave us an assessment of the situation and her son were russia is re deploying troops from dumbass while ukraine is gearing up to retake it. we asked him how he thinks the situation will end. well, that is going to be the real test of the ukrainian military because they will be on the offensive, attacking russian and russian allied forces who will be on the defensive and the ukrainians have not conducted opperation like this. i successfully. and i think that they're doing it quickly because they feel the need to show some progress on the battlefield. and i think, you know, if they achieve some success, ah,
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they'll use that to make the case that they can win the war if they don't achieve success. on i think they'll be arguing that they need a yet greater infusion of nato and american military technology to columbia. now, which is seeing a wave of violence against the police as a new president prepares to take office at least 25 officers have been killed. so far this year, dozens more have been injured. it attacks using firearms and explosives. colombians have more in the dead in vigils. nationwide officials say the powerful golf clan, drug cartel, is behind most of the murders and may even be offering rewards for targeting security forces. well, let's go to d. w on ramirez and bogota for more. jo ann, what's behind these attacks the government says that
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behind these attacks is the gland. the goal for the goals, glen, this is the major criminal organization of the country. one of the biggest drug gangs in latin america, these attacks are supposed to be retaliation against the authorities for the extra dijon off the need. there was a gang on yell auto near la was captured by the end of last year. and after many hearing sunny non gaap roses, he was a so the red extra the that said to the united states a couple of months ago. just to give you an idea and the goal of the importance of auto nil after pablo escobar, the great drug lord in columbia. auto neil is the most prominent figure in drug trafficking in this country. so his extradition is a major blow for this criminal organization. and the reason why they have declared this kind of war against the police. i think now that you mentioned pablo escobar,
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columbia is, of course, the country's guard by decades of brutal cartel violence at the hands of his 1000000 cartel. how concerned are people about violence flaring up? once again, it's hard to imagine the call, but here in columbia, people are just to get, i mean, they're just used to, to, to, to live with violence and the, let's remember that the country went through a civil war that lasted more than 50 years. so violins have because i kind of daily a part of a daily life in the country. but columbia reached the peak of violence of back in the eighty's and ninety's did the golden era of drug drug traffic in the golden era of pablo escobar. so i think that there is the general perception that when it comes to violence, the words the worst is already be kind. so this wave of fireman's, the hid the country from time to time, are just seen by colombians are
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a part of daily life in the country. still, this is a problem that needs to be tackled in 10 days. columbia new government will be sworn and how is the new administration going to deal with a problem? the good news for the next government is that this sir glen, thank god for the biggest criminal organization of the country, with all their 30 criminal gangs and released a letter last week, proposing a peace accord to the to the next administration of gustavo petro. they are proposing to stop every criminal activity to hand over they weapons in exchange of barden and a warranties of none prosecution. so this could open the door for her and negotiations for a peace accord between the states and this criminal organizations by we cannot take it for granted. let's remember that something similar already happened in the past to back in 2017 where the van of president one manuel santos on today. ah,
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now will be surprise a winner. the glenda goal for also proposed they'd be a quarter to the government and after some negotiations it failed. so now the next 2 weeks and the next months are going to be key to see if this a new proposal finally works, bringing peace to the country. interesting savion ramirez reporting from overtime. thank you so much. endless. i'll get you up to speed on some other stories making headlines around the world at the sour french president him on your my call has welcome saudi crown. prince mohammed been some on to his presidential palace in paris. the visit has drawn controversy in france because of saudi arabia's human rights abuses. the saudi government was linked to the killing of journalists, yamaha shoji in 2018. rare, heavy rains in the united arab emirates have caused flash floods closing roads and forcing families to evacuate their homes. the national weather center says it's the
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most rain seen in 27 years. peruvian president pedro castillo is marking one year in office, amid dwindling support. and a gridlock in congress on wednesday night police broke up a demonstration of casee of supporters. they blamed congress for sabotaging the left wing presidents plans. the presidents of china and the united states have spoken for the 1st time in months and a call dominated by tensions over taiwan. china considers the island to be part of its territory, but the u. s. is offered taiwan, support in beijing tries to impose its rule there, joe biden, and she jing paying talk for 2 hours. the conversation was described by beijing as candid recent tensions flared when it was reported that you as hell. speaker nancy pelosi was planning to visit the island. chinese state media say she warned bide, and not to get involved saying quote,
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those who play with fire will only get burnt. shelley rigor is a professor at davidson college in north carolina and she specializes in relations between the us, china and taiwan. earlier we asked her if this call has change anything? i think it's really hard to say that something has changed to materially already, but i think the call is significant in a couple of ways. first of all, the fact that it happened means that she didn't ping and president joe biden are trying to talk to one another and trying to navigate through this very difficult moment. and then the 2nd thing that i think is noteworthy out of this conversation is that president biden affirmed that u. s. policy has not changed. and while i don't think the p r c leadership always entirely believes president biden, and other american leaders when they say that the fact that he is saying it is,
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i think, a sign of again, an effort to navigate through rather than to continue moving toward a real crisis north korea's later came, john own has warned, he's ready to use nuclear weapons against the united states and south korea. it's thought kim's regime is preparing to conduct the 1st nuclear tests since 2017 observer. see his latest rhetoric as an attempt to shore up morale as young struggles to deal with a coven 19 outbreak of faltering economy. and the threats of more international sanctions. ah, at bunions came in some square, citizens dance to mock the so called victory day. although the korean war in the fifty's ended in a truce for north korea, it was a victory against the us. nationwide celebrations already started much earlier in the day, filling the streets with pride. food will marching towards the victorious fatherland
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liberation war museum. while singing songs that the war victors used to sing, google, google do end up in a speech to mock the event north korean leader kim jong. unclaimed. the country is red from military clashes with the u. s. this came as washington set. pyongyang could conduct a nuclear test any time. the 1st since 2017 kim said. our armed forces are thoroughly prepared to respond to any crisis. and our states nuclear war deterrence is also fully ready to mobilize, its absolute strength faithfully accurately and promptly to its mission. while north korean rhetoric, as often fiery tensions have in fact, been rising on the peninsula. self korean president use of your has laid out a more aggressive defense policy. since he took office in may. it would allow sold
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to launch a pre emptive strikes on certain targets, which could kill kim jong and himself. the government also won't of consequences if the north conducts a nuclear test. jo connie to north korea would face even stronger sanctions if it pushes i head with the 7th nuclear test. oh, good. a hawkish thins kim. junglin strongly despised. even on the victory day, he criticized to south korean president. and brenda tis and ministration and quote, a group of gangsters. ah, but for most north koreans, it wasn't a day of fury. it simply was an event of joy, pride, and a load of entertainment. ah. and finally, while many parts of the world are struggling with heat waves, it very much looks like winter is coming. game of thrones is back as a prequel series with an all new cast. on thursday, house of the dragon premiered in los angeles. the series will follow the tar,
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gary and dynasty. as there are many kings and queens both good and evil rule over the 17th. yours can expect to see bloodshed, battles and betrayals. and of course, plenty of dragons makers hope the prequel will win over fans. and critics who were not impressed by the finale of the original series. and that's all from us for now. her women in asia is up next with a look at how digitization is changing women's lives. i'll have more headlines for you at the top of the hour. hope to see it as what secrets lie behind these discover new adventures? in 360 degrees and explore fascinating world heritage.


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