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where conglomerates make their own laws, with shed light on the opaque worlds who's behind benefits? and why are they a threat to us all this week on d, w. a . d w. news live from berlin, doubling down on diplomacy to prevent a war and ukraine. german, 4 minister,
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atlanta van bach is visiting bosco warning. russia will pay a high price for any invasion. attention. remain high with russian now, sending more troops. the neighboring bella roost. also coming up, emergency supplies for tomba really is prime minister pledges age for this. not hit country. other pacific nations are also rushing to send supplies by ship. plus, we report on the flight of hong kong journalists. many of them forced to move abroad by beijing is cracked on press, freedom in their city. ah, i mean, you said it's good to have you with us. we begin with diplomatic efforts to prevent a russian invasion of ukraine. on tuesday, german 4 minister angelina bare bach was in moscow. well, for talks with her russian counterparts counterpart, sergey love ross. she described a russian troop build up on ukraine's border as
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a threat, not only to ukraine, but to all of europe. this was always going to be a frosty encounter. germany is new, foreign minister, and i lena bear book on the home tough of sag gala. ralph, one of the world's longest serving foreign ministers, she had a plain accusation that russia is destabilizing europe. in the next volume handle the past few weeks, more than 100000 russian troops, equipment and tanks have been deployed near ukraine for no reason. it's hard not to see that as a threat. laval through the accusation, right back, commodity. but i, it's even if we don't written anybody with anything, but we do hear the threats addressed to us. i hope it only to reflect certain emotions that certain powers inside within the western camp. in the west that the north stream to pipeline connecting russia to germany is increasingly seen as
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a diplomatic front line. in berlin, german chancellor olaf saw its, gave the clearest signal yet that he's open to sanctions on the pipeline. if russia attacks ukraine, claus to his clears that in the event of a military intervention against ukraine, they'll be a high price to pay and that everything will be up for discussion. with salts was nato secretary general, again, stilton back treading a fine line between the willingness for dialogue and the determination to act. when they toys a ready on the $9.00 already to engage a listen to concerns rashaw may have, but we will not compromise on court principles. the stakes are rising and the d. o political game that is challenging, the stability and power balance in europe. things are moving fast. next up, us secretary of state antony blinking will be in kiff and berlin this week,
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before his own one on one with sag a lover of engine eva on friday. earlier, we spoke to rafael last. he's an analyst with the european council on foreign relations. we asked him if the different parties within germany's new government coalition are on the same page about how to respond to russia aggression. we see the partners certainly of coalescing around the same message. i think for the longest time, all i've shows is jeremy's transfer was reluctant to put not into on the table as a deterrent towards where your aggression and aggression against ukraine. back in december, he said that offering to was a private sector project. he didn't have any political geopolitical relevance today, and his oppressor, with what the instruction book is said that everything would be up for discussion if, if russia attacked ukraine, that's a message that the greens and the f t p. the 2 other question partners of germany's
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new inclusion government happen emphasizing for a while now, and it's, and it's great to see that the issue seems to be landing on the same page when it comes to this effort to destroy martin moscow's renewed aggression against the queen that was rough, a loss of the european council on foreign relations. the international effort to deliver ada tango is wrapping up, is ramping up. excuse me, the world health organization chief teachers ad nom, gabriella, says the w h. o is ready to support the government and provide help to the people effected earlier. the government of tango released its 1st statement following last weekend's volcanic eruption and synonymy, calling it an unprecedented disaster. but the country's only internet cable cut communications remain limited. images taken by a new zealand surveillance white sho ash covering much the pacific island nation.
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ashe is also making it impossible for plains to land at the airport. ships carrying relief supplies are on the way from australia and new zealand. but because of the enormous distances, it will still be a couple of days before the vessel reached. australia's prime minister scott morrison says his country is focused on providing aid to the disaster head islands, the very small island community in toner. and there are a lot of strains of town into st. and who have family and friends and ministrations . a visitor, they said they would be expecting us to do everything we can to stand with apis, civic family, and taller and their face feel community and their beautiful community. and i'm sure they'll be supporting each other, but they need us now, and they getting help. anytime a pacific nation has called on us for support, we have always said yes. and so i'll be talking to the prime minister, i hope light di communications allowing, and that we can run through whatever else they might need. we spoke earlier to sean
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casey from the world health organization is the health cluster coordinator for the pacific region. we asked, we asked him what the main concerns are for people effected on the small islands and how the international community is trying to help. at this point, the small island, as you mentioned in the high group, mongo island for island, the, the buildings are almost completely destroyed on those islands and the populations are having to be relocated actually. so that's underway, and that's being led by the government telling them more broadly that the whole country is covered in ash and that is contaminating water supplies. so the most urgent need for the entire population is really access to water. and for, for some communities, it's going to be shelter and reconstruction, and we have very little communications with tom at the moment. the internet cable is cut and international calls are impossible. and so we're relying completely on
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satellite communication, which is very patchy and very difficult at the time, but we are, we are able to communicate, but in very short bursts. sean casey, of the world health organization, talking to us from fiji there. let's take a look at some the other stories making news around the world. canadian province of k back has introduced new restriction on alcohol sales for the unvaccinated store, selling liquor and cannabis will now only be accessible to people who are vaccinated against over 19. give back has been hit hard by a wave of across the committee investigating the january 6 attack on the u. s. capital as issued subpoenas to rudy giuliani and 2 other lawyers. i really were former president donald trump. lawyers publicly pushed trumps baseless claim. the voter fraud following his election defeat committee is demanding the lawyer sit for deposition. in february a t and t and horizon have agreed to delay
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activating some of their 5 g services after us airlines worn that could cause catastrophic destruction. air travel, if they, the new technology might affect flight instruments and render many aircraft unusable. now to the state of press freedom in hong kong. in recent months, the city has seen several well known media outlets shuddered as, as china's cracked down on defend moves its focus from democracy. activists to journalists, fear of being arrested, has prompted several journalists to abandon hong kong for safer places to work abroad. he w joyce lee met with some recent arrivals in taiwan just 2 months ago. alan still had hope for his future as a journalist. he brought his prescott with him when he moved from hong kong to ty pay. but they are now worthless after the hong kong use out less. he worked for shut down and made pressure from beijing. ah, i've been
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a reporter for 6 years old. the news outlets. i've worked for a gone one after the other. it feels like my identity is fading away to. this is the 3rd time allen, which is not his real name lost his job in just 6 months. he was an investigative reporter for apple daily, but the police detained several editors and a paper closed. i used to work closely with the people arrested. it's terrifying and the threat feels so imminent. at 1st i thought things would get better after a while, but then you heard a former colleagues being brought to the police station and going missing. it's like the clearing, frontline journalists pro democracy publications like apple daily stand, news and citizen news went dog after enormous government prussia authorities have insisted that price freedom remains protected. i recent survey by the hong kong
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foreign correspondents club found otherwise more than 70 percent of the journalists that they were worried about being arrested or prosecuted for the work under the national security lol. nearly half the respondents were considering leaving the city song. she whole flight to taiwan 6 months ago, shortly after he was sacked by the public broadcaster, i'll he, h, k. he host at a popular satari go show, which is why the authorities targeted him. lay odds is here that sees i for i left, i was counting down my days and like when is it my turn to be charged all huddled with those the gala, but no one has the on so month i thought yourself no. j editor in chief and the police once again though it's stressful to live with such uncertainty only lily mantle over without though your group secret gama your husband, goal challenge. he whoa now has his own youtube channel. he post clips and comments on hong kong, current affairs, toyota, but thought the, i now have the freedom that people in hong kong don't to have for jojo,
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like i feel obliged to speak out for them. they go, go, go. i still collaborate with people in hong kong at all, and i must consider their safety under the security law that they are unfortunate fate yell holes in or so. so the more they got the bunker, alan says his 1st priority is his manual house. after all the trauma, but he plans to keep reporting to stories of overseas, hong kong and us being a journalist is more than just a job title. it's also a way of life to seek the truth, to think critically and to care for the under privileged. we can see things through these lenses and continue reporting even without edge of titles. but a will be a struggle for allen to build a readership without resources is a fate shared by many of his fellow journalists back in hong kong. only day haven't gotten out yet. members of the european parliament have elected a new president. choosing the conservative politician, robert,
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and that sola from baltar. she's only the 3rd woman to lead the parliament since it was established in 1958. that solar succeeds italian, david sicily who died last week, had done deal roberto missoula, the new president of the european parliament. elected on that day. she turned 43, making her the youngest person ever to hold this office. bo milda in her sydney or norah. i will bernard brothers responsibility with which you haven't trusted me in we yet. i don't know madam, that i will do everything in my power to represent the you and the european citizens. well neil ruby met sola is a trained lawyer and a political conservative. as stella, korea at the eu has led her to the top of the european parliament as the 1st woman in 20 years. her special interests include civil liberties and the rule of law. she
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is known for her confidence and her clear stance on matters. we must fight back against the anti you narrative that takes hold so easily and so quickly. disinformation and misinformation further amplified during the pandemic fuels easy cynicism and cheap solutions of nationalism. on the eve of her election, she organized a service in honor of her predecessor, italy is prime minister maya druggie, and francis president in man on my call for among the guests. sent a left politician david saw sorely passed away suddenly last week. just ahead of the end of his term and will leave you with a good news story from the galapagos islands, or dozens of giant turtles have been released into the wild from a breeding center. after 8 years of coming of age in captivity, it was time for their big day. animals were 1st taken by truck and then air lifted
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by helicopter to the new habitat which you will share with for other giant turtle populations. looks like they're already starting to come out of their shells in my a little bit of a benefit of it. that's it. you're up to date. now stay with us for our documentary film looking at organized crime. and don't forget, you can get more news on our website, that's d, w dot com for on instagram and twitter 2 at the w news. i'm ami and isa from e in all the team here. thanks for watching. ah.

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