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you know. nothing. what's. the future starting november ninth on d w. stories that people of the world over information they provide the paintings they want to express d.w. on facebook and twitter up to date and in touch follow us. this is day w news coming to you live from berlin police sources named the suspect
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in the new york terrorism attack this is the man twenty nine year old truck driver from uzbekistan he's said to have been at the wheel of a pickup the drove into pedestrians killing eight we'll have an update on the u.s. also coming up a spanish court summons the ousted president of council lonia call has pushed him off to testify is deciding whether to charge him and his allies with sedition. hello i'm terry martin welcome to the program. police sources have identified the man suspected of killing eight and injuring eleven in a truck attack in new york the suspect was shot by police and is now being treated in hospital the twenty nine year old from becca stan was reportedly behind the
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wheel of a vehicle that rammed users of a bike path the attack happened in lower manhattan when a white pickup truck veered off west street and along the hudson river the driver plowed into the cycle path and continued for several blocks before especially into a school bus it's already said called it a terrorist attack but say the suspect seems to have been acting alone i hear news right here rescuers race to free children trapped in a shredded school bus they're just some of the victims of tuesday's terror attack in lower manhattan luckily no one on this bus was killed others were not as fortunate. just moments earlier this pickup truck tore down a bike path nearby plowing into cyclists and pedestrians alike witnesses describe the carnage and the ensuing police shoot out in the bike lane clearly in the bike
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lane and i see when i go down i see two gentlemen laying right there in the bike lane with tire marks across their body and you could tell that they're not here no more maybe thirty seconds later i hear somewhere between five in time gunshots one after another and that's when i got interested so i turned around to see what happened. when i walked up to it the first thing i saw was a man lying on the ground face down in the middle of the street he was surrounded by police officers it appeared that he was injured. this footage shows the suspect fleeing on foot after jumping from the truck and brandishing but later turned out to be fake guns police shot him in the stomach before arresting him he's now recovering at a hospital. u.s. media have identified the attack suspect as this man twenty nine year old safe say pov from his back is tan witnesses said he could be heard chanting allahu akbar god is great in arabic authorities were quick to label the incident as
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a terrorist attack. let me be clear to based on the information we have at this moment that this was an act of terror and a particularly cowardly act of terror aimed at innocent civilians u.s. president donald trump took to twitter to offer condolences to the victims and their families. he also ordered the department of homeland security to step up its vetting of people traveling to the u.s. . for now authorities say there is no evidence the attack was part of a wider terror plot and they believe the suspect acted alone. our correspondent coston phenomena joins us now from the u.s. capital costs not understand police have the attacker in custody what more can you tell us about him. well as we just heard in the report a young man was a big national who came to the united states legally in two thousand and ten. is
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a permanent resident with the so-called green card and worked as a driver for the right hailing service. he has lived in cincinnati also in tampa florida and eventually settled in new jersey near new york just across the river hudson where this terrible incident in manhattan now took place according to the reports we have seen he's married with children seems to have very fundamentalist religious views and police found in the truck a handwritten note apparently in which he said that his allegiance to the islamic states authorities think that he was a lone wolf so he might have been inspired by the i ass but not directly directed
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by it ok cousin what about those who were killed or injured in this attack do we know their identities yet we know that five of the victims who were killed were from argentina very tragically these were a group of men who came to new york to celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of their college graduation also we know that one of the victims that were killed was a belgian national the identity of the other two victims who were killed we don't have yet among those injured also two kids and two adults who were traveling on the bus this truck crashed into at the end of its deadly right now there's already talk of tightening security measures in response to this attack president trump i understand is ordered to step up vetting process is what are you hearing.
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it was quite remarkable that president trump so quickly a used this event to promote his anti me gratian and security agenda as the islamist terrorism is a big problem not only in the united states but also in many other western countries but still it's worth mentioning that it's still a thousand times more likely in america in the us to be killed by another american then by is the mr terrorists actually according to some statistics it's more likely to be killed by an toddler in the us than by it is the missed terrorist so the question is really if president trump has his priorities right here when it comes to the issue of violence what was very impressive was the resilience of new yorkers tuesday it was halloween and there was a tradition of big halloween parade which actually took place and i guess some of the people who attended had some mixed feelings but still the message was clear we
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are new yorkers we survived september eleventh we will survive this attack and we will not change our way of life because of these terrorists w.'s cause and phenomena in washington thank you. now let's take a look at some of the other stories making headlines around the world today german authorities arrested a nineteen year old syrian man under suspicion of plotting a terrorist attack in the northern city of lean a suspect reportedly had online contact with islamist extremists and was gathering materials for a highly explosive ball his intended target is still unclear. pans shinzo abbay has been reelected prime minister by the country's parliament this after the ruling coalition won a landslide victory last month honoring a two thirds super majority he is expected to use his renewed political mandate to push for reforms to the country's pacifist constitution. more than six hundred
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asylum seekers have refused to leave an australian immigration camp on the island of papua new guinea the monist island detention center was closed on tuesday several months after local authorities declared it unconstitutional australia had funded the camp to deter migrants from trying to reach its shore worst buy. and australia has decided to ban climbers from an iconic sandstone formation in the northern territory from twenty nineteen the monolith is considered sacred by the vocal among the indigenous community who support the new restrictions known as ayers rock it is one of the country's most popular tourist destination. russian president vladimir putin is set to meet his a rainy and counterpart house on rouhani in tehran today the talks will focus on the ongoing conflict in syria as moscow eyes
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a new initiative to end the country's civil war both iran and russia want fresh elections. featuring the current ruler bashar al assad iran has said cooperation with russia is a clear rebuke to u.s. efforts to stammer indian influence in the middle east. through spain's high court has summoned the sacked cattle and later today fast to testify in madrid on thursday it's the latest twist in the ongoing catalan crisis carlos pushed him all is currently in brussels he travelled to belgium after prosecutors announced they would file charges after he'd claridge independence they cues him and other cabinet members of rebellion and other crimes. karla's demands first appearance since declaring catalan independence last week was every bit as frenetic as the political fallout he left behind in spain and now in belgium the ousted president
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said he's there for protection not asylum i am not here in order to deliver because . this is not a belgian question here in brussels as a result of the euro i'm here. to act with freedom and safety and security. as he left yet more chaos the upstart leader couldn't avoid questions of whether he had fled the scene. outside the spanish unity supporters certainly think so. i'm here to defend spain and complain about their past who is a coward and a terror maker. the courts made to have their say invoking laws rarely used in modern times catalan leaders face up to thirty years in prison for crimes of sedition rebellion and embezzlement. but the spanish government does
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welcome push demand support for fresh elections in december seen as a concession to madrid. it is very important to respect this call for elections from the prime minister of the spanish government. and this is very important because this implies an acceptance that the return to democratic legality lies with accepting democratic elections back in barcelona pushed him on still dominates the waves though some were surprised at their former leader turning up in belgium supporters say they understand why he's there. when i when i look at it yes i understand what he's saying right now the spanish government isn't giving him any guarantees and then he lands here they can put him in prison. and in the u.s. whether. his bid to break up spain will indeed land him behind bars will be the subject of intense scrutiny not just here but across europe. the video streaming service netflix says it's suspending production of its
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political series house of cards the move follows allegations of sexual harassment against star kevin spacey the show is in its sixth and final season in a joint statement netflix producer media rights capital said production was put on hold to review the situation and address any concerns of our cast and crew spacey has been accused of trying to seduce a fourteen year old actor in one thousand eight. hundred fifty. some football news now and buy in munich have sealed their progression to the knockout stages of the champions league the bundesliga giants travel to scottish champions celtic and in the twenty second minute a mix up in celtic's depends gave kingsley coleman an easy chance to open the scoring the hosts fought back in front of a boisterous home crowd though colum mcgregor swatting home the equaliser after the break but brave header from javi martínez put fired back in front midfielder
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spilling blood in the process to win two one win assured by a place in the last sixteen. france coach. has signed a new contract until twenty twenty france all ready qualified for the world cup in russia next year losing just one of their ten qualifying matches under additional france finished runners up at last year's european championships and possessed one of them world's most exciting and talented squads sean was captain when french won their only world cup in one thousand nine hundred ninety eight now he's targeting world cup glory on the sidelines. and just a reminder of the top story we're following for you here today on t w news police sources have named the suspect in the new york terrorist attack this man
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a twenty nine year old truck driver from the spec is now he said to have been at the wheel of a pickup that drove into people using a bicycle track killing eight and seriously injuring eleven. and don't get you can always get the news on the go just download from google play or from the apple store that will give you access to all the latest news from around the world as well as pushed out of patience for a breaking news and also use the app to send us photos and that is. news for now sumi will be with you at the top of the next hour with another full bulletin course you'll find our stories online e.w. dot com thanks will.

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