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this is deja vu news live from berlin china reports another increase in the number of people infected with the coronavirus the figures are gone up after 2 days of decline nearly 90 percent of the new infections are in the city of who have done more than 70000 people now have the virus worldwide also coming up on the show. storm dennis backers britain authorities have issued flood warnings across the country and are telling residents they must take measures to protect themselves.
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and in the bundesliga by and clash cologne and go back to the top of the table there in the group and it's looking ominous for the rest of the german topflight. i'm brian thomas great to have you with us today the chinese military is sending more medical workers and supplies to the city of han as the corona virus spreads there now this comes as beijing reports an increase in the number of new crew new cases across the country that despite the kleins in the last 2 days the government's also reporting more than $100.00 new deaths from the disease bringing the total number of dead now to some 1800 authorities are also tightening restrictions on people in the city of shell gun residents there have been ordered to remain indoors at home and not to use their private vehicles.
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let's get more on these tough new measures now with correspondent mathias berlinger mathias good day to you how are authorities making sure that people remain inside their homes and that they don't use their private vehicles. what we are seeing now brian is that china has all measures or has everything in place to tighten these measures people in china usually live in apartment compounds that are fenced and that have an entrance door in normal times these doors will open for anybody to walk in and out now they have these doors and they put a guard at the door and they see who is going in and who is going out not only is shell gone where people are not allowed to leave their house anymore but also in other cities where people have restrictions for example there are cities that allow only one member of each household to go for groceries to go out every 2 days and
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here in beijing restrictions are less tight but nevertheless for example me i need a pass to enter my housing compound now and we are seeing this kind of measure all over the country the same is true for the roads that are supervised by a camera as these surveillance measures that have been installed are coming into full effect now here in china life is considerably affected here you can see still there are a few people out today it's and it's not weather is nice and some people dare to go for a walk but everywhere people remain refrain from going out most shops and cafes have closed restaurants and what we are hearing now just now breaking news is that most probably the 2 sessions the annual session of the parliament in china will be postponed due to the risk of infection for the
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delegates ok now i know as these restrictions on free movement in meetings as you just described are being tightened we understand at present she has held an important speech behind closed doors what can you tell us about that. this speech has been published this week and it was held the 3rd of february so about 2 weeks ago and the interesting thing that she has said there besides all kinds of. tough talk on how how he's planning on the people of china should when these people's war as it is called in a very marshall manner he has admitted that he knew of the virus in the beginning of january and that he has led the fight against it the 7th of generally know if we remember these were the weeks where. no warnings were issued and a lot of people got infected so this is quite significant and it is thanks very
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much for that for bringing us up to date from beijing. while hundreds of quarantined american passengers have been evacuated from a cruise ship in the japanese port of yokohama that ship had been in quarantine for about 2 weeks since a man who disembarked in hong kong tested positive for the corona virus the diamond princess fenced off at the dockside in yokohama but for some at least a way out after more than a week of uncertainty. buses pull up next to the ship ready to pick up some 300 americans who have chosen to squat quarantine here for quarantine back home. carry this is there are about to step into the big wide world so i have my mask on and. can't go on. cheryl mole skin the husband paula from syracuse in new york state after being cooped up on the ship for 12 days they've
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agreed to be flown back to the u.s. where they'll spend another 14 days in isolation to shut this cell phone video of their own evacuation in this case at least a good natured event. that they're on the road leaving behind them at least 40 americans who have contracted the virus those patients who remain in japan for treatment. and the last leg of the evacuation government chartered jumbo jets ready to fly to california and texas. and eventful holiday is drawing to a close. there were exhausted in the morning. and that's a good future to be pretty miserable worries me. because he had to go to the bathroom on the plus is it going to be
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a 5 hour wait to get off for. one evacuation completed canada hong kong initially say they also plan to evacuate their citizens from the cruise ship. is a correspondent with germany's public broadcaster in tokyo joins us now for more good day to your klaus can you tell us what's the situation on the quarantine cruise ship the diamond presence. well after the 300 americans left this morning and another 400 people from the original passengers list in hospitals. on and on land in tokyo and others there are nearly 3000 people still left on the ship and their care on time period ends after 2 weeks this wednesday so are they all going to be tested until then we don't yet exactly know will they leave on wednesday or maybe thursday there are some
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questions still open that might be the reason and some might see the american decision to take their people out as as if they have lost patience in the handling of. the issues by the japanese officials and also putting pressure on other governments be there were canadians on the ship who said well you know government you americans they they take care of you mine. just doesn't care so now we have confirmation that hong kong and canada will take also people out beach makes up to another 500 and also australia italy and taiwan one would about the crew there have been complaints also by crew members who said we are not on the personal care on time we have to work under quite risky conditions we feel like. we are. not treated very properly class thanks so much for bringing us up to date
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closure from there from your tokyo. let's give you a brief down some of the other stories making the news united nations says armed men have killed at least 20 civilians in the english speaking region of northwest cameroon among the dead more than a dozen children the massacre followed clashes between government troops and separatists fighting for an independent anglo phone state opposition party blamed the army for the attack the government's denying any involvement. an australian court has ruled that a search warrant authorizing police to raid the offices of the australian broadcasting corporation last year was legal police were searching for material related to reporting on australian military operations in afghanistan a.b.c. has called the court ruling a blow to the country's democracy. syrian state media say government troops have made advances against rebel held on claves in the province of aleppo
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the region has been held by opposition forces since 2012 the latest successes are threatening the fragile cooperation between turkey and russia in the country which back opposing sides in the conflict well one of the most powerful non-tropical storms on record has slammed into britain storm dennis's battering the u.k. with torrential rains and hurricane force winds landslides have been reported in some areas in the government's deployed troops to help a number of local communities the storm has also been disrupting travel across the country. a close call for passengers touching down in haiti through our night as we go to is going to go is going to go around. hundreds of flights have been cancelled due to the strong winds with widespread travel disruptions felt across the u.k. . the persistent rain has left this town in wales unrecognizable after its river
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burst its banks. the strong current slapped it harms and swallowed the countryside communities had little time to prepare. or try to keep a level had stayed says he came back you know you can only do what you can do at the end of the day night she will just say what he's going to do so on there's not much he can to just talk it's. the flooding is expected to be worse this time around following storm sierra with rain falling on already saturated ground. conditions are expected to ease in the coming days as communities begin to assess the damage. in you foreign ministers are meeting today to discuss the conflict in libya this comes after a top united nations official said the arms embargo on the country was quote a joke stephanie williams made that comment at a meeting on the sidelines of the munich security conference to discuss efforts to
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stem the violence in libya that country has been an absolute turmoil since dictator moammar gadhafi was overthrown in 2000 and fighting is still raging despite the ceasefire agreed in germany last month. a top u.n. official at the munich security conference said the truce had been violated $150.00 times since then and she said efforts to cut the flow of weapons have been equally unsuccessful the arms embargo has become a joke and so it you know we are recently to step up here and. it is complicated because there are violations that are you know happening on land sea and air and that all needs to be monitored in libya fighters loyal to the internationally recognized government control only a small area around the capital tripoli most of the rest of the country is in the hands of the rebels
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a month after germany hosted the libya conference in berlin its participants gathered around the table again this weekend in munich 30 nations including the united states russia and turkey germany's foreign minister condemned the fact that some of these states as well as others not present continue to supply weapons to the north african country. it is important that we create transparency and ensure that those who intend to continue breaking this weapons and bargo must expect to be identified because looking at europe's leaders and not speaking with one voice different e.u. governments even back opposing sides in the conflict that lack of common purpose was another of the conference's focal points but after it was over the conference chairman told d.w. that europe was slowly making progress what i thought was new and important here this year. is that the european union is beginning to debate.
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how and how europe can really learn the language of power e.u. foreign ministers will be meeting in brussels to discuss efforts to improve the policing of the libyan arms embargo. ok let's focus more now on libya with chief political editor michelle who's been in munich for the conference today sheila let's talk about libya why has it emerged as a major topic at the security conference well basically because all the actors were that the beauty of the munich security conference 2 weeks ago we saw a major conference here on the in but then something kicks out in something called the process and that for the 1st time for all it all the interested actors on the ground in libya around one table the big fear is that there's a an all out proxy war them major actors involved just fronts lisa named the
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european ones the united arab emirates egypt you name it and the problem is that everybody is pouring weapons into the region and general have to who was portrayed as having control of most of the country from now he's taking the weapons from whoever he can get them from ok no no we had a senior u.n. official stephanie williams they're characterizing the arms embargo you mentioned they're pouring in from everywhere the weapons as a as a joke what's behind that statement considering as you mention that all the players are there has i was at a press conference and she was very outspoken about this this there's been a resolution basically implementing a weapons of months that means it's international de facto even after all the interests of posse sat down and agreed that they would stick to this weapons of bagua nothing has really changed on the ground that's the big. album and the naming
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and shaming hasn't worked so far so now everybody seems to be prepared to go a step further to at least find out which weapons are coming from where and where they are going to make the naming and shaming more effective we're still quite a step away from actual action being taken to stop these weapons from coming in and that's where we are now and that's where the europeans today when foreign ministers meet will hopefully decide on what action that would have to take right what are they going to be discussing we have the foreign ministers meeting on libyan brussels what's on the agenda for yes what clearly on the agenda is in what ways the europeans can at least get some transparency into the whole region bot and there's a big but particularly all strains are against using ships now we just heard that the weapons coming in and on sea and by air and that raises a lot of questions about how practical this is the big fear is the amongst the austrians that that could be
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a back tool to reviving operations the fia which in the end was rescuing migrants from the mediterranean so you see these are all issues that are interconnected slow headway being done but it would be very embarrassing thier princeton at least have a small plan at the end of the day to day maybe they will at the end of the day michele thanks very much for that well rio's world famous carnival festivities are just a week away now and the spectacular somber parade is getting ready to hit the streets each year scores of the city's down schools compete to be carnival champion but this year the preparations are being overshadowed by a dispute. it's dress rehearsal for de boer a flag bearer of the monk year a somber school. one week before she and her troop by for the title at the rio carnival. era is brazil's most famous somebody school and the defending
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champion but a bitter clash over monk era's theme this year is overshadowing preparations for the world famous parade. it centers around jesus christ a deliberate provocation by monk erez members. it's a very emotional topic because we're going to show different versions of jesus as whites and blacks as a man and a woman and indigenous. this is the neighborhood of monk a gang infested slum on a hill in rio at its foot the renowned somebody school. how might the story of jesus have gone had he grown up here perhaps as a black woman or someone else that's the explosive question the monkey or school will put on display during carnival while the dance troupe prepares in this complex out on the beach evangelical christians gather for a religious ceremony. many feel outraged by the somebody schools plan for them
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jesus is white and untouchable. that jesus saved me he saved my life he means everything to me. conservative pastors have launched a petition against my garrus plan they want to prevent the sight of a black jesus in the parade. which we could out of the holy bible does not say that jesus grew up in a slum like man guera these people are degrading our bible anyway the carnival is the ruin of many people exposing them to drugs sex and murder cream. in december a brazilian t.v. comedy portraying jesus as a gay man sparked a violent backlash suspected religious fundamentalists threw mala tough cocktails into the producer's offices to bore a maid and her monkey era colleagues call the criticism absurd.
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it's all nonsense the critics haven't even read our program. just ahead of their big performance the monkey arrows are undaunted. the business leaders snatching 20 two's in the history books now to find out more i'm joined by mark meadows from the deputies for good morning mark the bonus league title race is looking tight and now we have perennial champions byron munich putting out a real show in yes they did they came out of the blocks very quickly after watching the star in this film because the girls can fake and fast like to get actually one on saturday to put the pressure on by and by going back to the top of the table temporarily but by and return to the summit in style. wearing special should because it's carnival time in cologne but by and made the party go pretty flat quite quickly let's have a look at the highlights. kalu and followed their $51.00 capitulation to mend with
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a 4 nil thrashing of freiburg win or lose they guaranteed goals and that was the case again against byron. unfortunately the ball went the way of the visitors in the 1st half robot live adult sequel to the scoring with this 23rd of the season one mill to be champions after just 3 minutes i 2 minutes later it was through kingsley commom. i don't speak with me turn to most of the lay off the smart finish things were getting embarrassing for cologne and more ways than one. there were just 12 minutes on the clock when byron put themselves out of sight. so she could now be free no. it was more of the same after the break could not break up his 2nd 66 minutes because the days when people jumped on national t.v.
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for will. see how to dortmund colognes much harder to consolation strike for the holes she wrote scoring after 7 minutes. for one finished another high scoring thriller feature in cologne will coach mark is probably wouldn't mind a boring old mill sometime soon. byron go back on top with 16 goals in 5 games since the winter break there once again and almost for the title run. mark when i look at that ominous form there it looks like biron of shaking off the problems from earlier in the season oh yeah they're definitely in form i mean they've never actually scored 3 goals in the 1st 1012 minutes of an away as they could gain before so that shows how good they are at the moment i mean robert levin dusky is in great form that was his 23rd goal of the season he's actually on course
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for breaking do those record of 40 goals in abundance they can say is an absolutely insane everyone's in form thomas muller is in great form they've just really really settled down and i mean i think no one's going to stop me from honest but you never know you never know you're never going to be the outside chance from leipzig maybe or something like that you know what it sounds like from what i just heard there that that barnes gamble on making on safe like the head coach is paying off yeah totally i mean if we rewind to november when nico kovacs was sacked things weren't right but hans if they could really study everything down get a really bad cold yesterday you couldn't actually do the post match press comments but he clearly got his message across to the players ahead of the game i mean if you have a look at the. table we can actually see how tight it is because it's not done yet we have to say that i mean they're only a point ahead of leipzig and then you've got dortmund and lab back 3 points for the back finally got to go to don't mind in april they can drop points there and the key thing is gladbach i've actually got a game in hand so it's very rare that it's that tight in the top 4 in the
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bundesliga so some interesting games coming up certainly ok so this is a fairly easy run of games coming up well by an extent of got part of on friday who the bottom team so that should be a simple one but then they've got chelsea in the champions league the week after and that's a completely different mindset ok we'll see if that mindset does what it does and how it plays out mark thanks so much for coming in today and staying with football the portuguese football club the toria have launched an investigation after porto player was america was racially abused by fans at a league match but it was so incensed he tried to substitute himself but his team mates physically stop them from leaving the field actions which have been condemned by anti-racism campaigners molly ford said supporters who shouted racist abuse and threw a seat onto the pitch were idiots who also criticised the referee for showing him a yellow card for his protests. why have you ever heard of the term
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creepy cute well if you haven't we have an example an artist in singapore is putting a dark twist on some familiar foods but what you see behind me is just an appetizer . you think it's canned food but look closer and you'll change your mind tiny baby hearts tiny baby parts clay creations that are anything but cute. i think it has always been about that combination of things that people find that traditionally typically cute but then having a. twist to it. calls herself an accidental sculptor. she has no studio and big her pieces in the family and then. she's gained quite a following on instagram. some with strong emotional reactions to her work.
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there was a girl that social media thing that of my actually helped because she recently went through an abortion which was going through a very difficult time. and in japan where creepy cute is trending in pop culture fans flocked to limbs recent tokyo exhibition called modern panic the training in. this work is free from stereotypes and i think it's you know it gives us a new perspective. which is different from what we see usually. i thought this work conveys a message that you can express something freely. for art fans sick of the saccharin and sweet limb offers up a serving of the confronting and grotesque.
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business is up next with chris culliver about the effects of trauma viruses having on german car makers i'm brian thomas for the entire team thanks for being.
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want to know their story to migrants terrified to enter a mobile information for margaret's. the factory doors remain closed fox wagon extends its production halls in china the ongoing spread of the coronavirus has carmakers fearing for their already and perth business also on the program german chemicals giants buyer and b.a. is set facing a $265000000.00 fine over a controversial herbicide and how a new.

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