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thanks for joining us i'm marian evans dean a russian antigovernment activist who was jailed earlier this year for protesting at the world cup final has been brought to berlin for medical treatment of various aloft who has a dual russian and canadian citizenship was flown to the german capital after a suspected poisoning the member of the pussy riot punk group fell ill after a court hearing is being treated at the shadowy tate hospital friends described his
condition as serious his wife and a dash to call nicola says it may have been attempted murder. for more on the story we're joined now by g.w. correspondent nina who is standing by outside the sharon tate hospital in the heart of berlin good evening to you nina so what more do we know about there's a lot of current condition has the hospital released any information. we're expecting the berlin doctors. hospital behind me to make a statement on monday so at the moment we can only rely on the information that's being given by his supporters and fellow activists according to them his condition deteriorated very fast in the past few days to a point where he was no longer able to speak or walk and so he was flown to berlin for treatment a friend who was with him in the hospital room on the sunday said that his life is
no longer in danger but his condition is still very critical all right well as we mentioned he was flown in to berlin china failed airport late on saturday but who was it that actually brought him here to germany for treatment. there is a foundation here in berlin that calls itself the cinema for peace foundation and they are called cultural activists but they also have supported pussy riot and other political activists in the past they also take part in berlin's biggest film festival the value not every year and they say that they received a call for help by bessie lost family in moscow when his condition deteriorated we have to keep in mind that he's a healthy young man of thirty years and so the family were very worried call them for help they are family friends essentially the cinema for peace man is and he
said he got money together and organized the plane and he said he did that in coordination with a chance to really and the foreign office here in germany so the authorities were informed all right so the german authorities as you say were informed so is there any kind of diplomatic aspect to this story i mean this man is known to be a quite outspoken critic of the kremlin. exactly and cinema for peace say that they're suspecting this is to be revenge act by russian authorities for storming the football pitch during the world cup final in moscow they say that it was definitely poisoning but so far the german authorities have not commented neither have the doctors so the case is still very much shrouded in mystery and we'll simply have to wait for more information what is the case of course is that if it does happen to be poisoning then they says the potential for
a very very big political route between germany and russia whose relationship has been very strained in recent months and years and you've mentioned it already he's also a canadian citizen so three countries would be involved in a very serious political row all right our correspondent standing outside the shot at a hospital in berlin. thank you very much well and other news typhoon mangku it is now hitting southern china battering hong kong and guangdong province with gale force winds and torrential rain the superstorm has already caused major destruction in the philippines authorities there say dozens are feared dead in flooding landslides and collapsed buildings. nature lashes the coast of hong kong with full force and these people got to witness it first hand. as hong kong issued
a maximum alert for typhoon my good the territories government warned people to prepare for the worst. storm surges were expected to raise water levels by up to four meters. hundreds of residents have been evacuated to shelters while others hope to ride it out. almost all flights in and out of the city's airport have been cancelled so for anyone who hopes to leave hong kong before the storm there was little option but to keep out of harm's way and stay put. this is that sound i didn't expect to get caught up in a typhoon when i booked a trip to hong kong. i've had to scrap all my sightseeing plans i can't go out the subways closed buses have stopped running and there's no ferry service at all. of the west the gambling hub of macau closed the doors to its casinos for the first
time in history ahead of the storm. authorities here faced criticism for failing to pad residents for a deadly typhoon last year now they face another huge challenge is said to be the strongest typhoon to hit the region this year. well meanwhile at least eleven people have died in the u.s. as massive amounts of rain from tropical storm florence cause severe flooding in the states of north and south carolina well these were the scenes in the town of lumberton just a short while ago have a look at that after roaring on shore on friday florence lingered over the area causing storm surges and flash floods the u.s. coast guard had to rescue multiple victims by helicopter authorities say the devastation is far from over there warning residents not to attempt returning to their homes. and now look at some of the other stories making news around the world
the mayor of london has backed calls for a second brecht's that referendum. said the british people should have the right to vote on any deal reached by the government he criticised prime minister to resign may's negotiations saying she's leading the country down what he called a damaging path. several hundred people have rallied in the russian city of st petersburg to protest government plans to raise the retirement age several people were arrested but police said there were no major disturbances last week more than a thousand people were reportedly detained in an authorised protest against the pension reform plans. pedestrians and cyclists took over central brussels on sunday as the city banned. private automobiles for most of its streets for the day paris also had a car free day the mayors of both cities called on europe to hold an annual car free day to ease air pollution. well turning now to western
germany where demonstrators have failed to stop bullies from a victim activist from the forest beth to be destroyed to make way for an open pit coal mine police say about four thousand people tried to enter the humbucker woods near cologne. these protesters say they will do whatever they can to save the forest again and again they're able to get through the fields into the woods. and there they climb into their tree houses the police counter around four thousand demonstrators while the demonstrators themselves say that number is twice as high many come from the region has been born i'm a farmer and i've been experiencing climate change in a terrible way this summer by how nimal said nothing to eat or drink mists is open the protesters want to stop open pit mining energy china and our w.e.e.e. says the vast seams of coal contribute to energy security but the protestors say
coal mining is terrible for the environment a commission involving old party says supposed to point the way forward but that could be too late for the forest this being photographed greenpeace and other organizations are calling for a moratorium on the clearing of the forest until the commission's findings become available. but the struggle for the forest goes on police say they've cleared more than half of the fifty or so tree houses. planting trees again. well matched a three of the bundesliga is over and freiburg and should guard have played out a three three draw both sides picked up their first point of the season following the thrilling darby promoted nurnberg earlier struck late to grab a one one draw advantage braman wire and won again on saturday while dortmund triumphed on friday all right a quick look at the basilica table after just three games shows us that champions
of byron munich lead the way with nine points from nine dorp and are in second sponsor while braman slipped down to seven and the other into the table we see that freiburg and stuttgart have edged up with nuremberg just above them. now kenya's eliot has for tackler only smashed the men's marathon world record in berlin while september weather and a flood of course mean the last seven mins records have been said here in the german capital. kenya's elliott could set the pace at the berlin marathon on sunday over forty thousand runners competed in perfect conditions when he defended last year's title he started off with an impressive pace and quickly shook off his biggest opponent will see chips on. three pacemakers were pushed to the limit and so the kenyan completed the last seventeen kilometers so i. really think he.
spoke at. the first. push me like. this with a total time of two hours one minute and thirty nine seconds to be shattered the previous world record by a minute and eighteen seconds and manifested his reputation as the greatest marathon runner of the modern era. gladys truro note set a new course record for the women in two hours eighteen minutes and eleven seconds . well among the tens of thousands of runners who took part in the berlin marathon if he does these very own page of us the from our store staff so peter i'm so glad to have you here in the studio i just save first up congratulations for running a marathon i certainly couldn't do it how did the race go for you today thank you first it wasn't my first smartphone but it was the hardest most of them are on so
far it was a little bit too hard. on all the some of us very hot so it's never a tourney session had to be cancelled because it's not very healthy do train when you have temperatures over thirty degrees and during the race i recognize that and after all no i feel good and the think in the next day is the we have better and then the next race all right well i got a chance to see some of the runners i happened to be in the west berlin neighborhood earlier today and i saw all these people i didn't see you i didn't see you running by but i was so impressed at what kind of different people were running the race that were in better shape not so good shape for you what were some of the best and the worst moments of those forty two kilometers the best moments when you see colleagues or friends in the audience cheering at you. yes or if you have a flow and you have a clear way and run your own speed these are the best moments and then you have the
moments when you have to fight when you're too exhausted. you have to run against him in a boss that for me this time it was a vote to make the thirty four normally get me to thirty seven thirty eight that's not a big fun but you have to to fight and finish the race i mean the killer of thirty eight i'm happy if i can run around the block once so i mean this really just blows me away so just very briefly. amazing time what do you make of his when it's a fabulous time i never thought that around. we'll finish them out on on the two hours and two minutes and he did i was able to talk to him on friday and he said yes i'm in good shape i would run the marathon was record and even though all the others thought he is able to run this and they put his condo on the finish the medals. for the onus of today. if it shocked
and. everybody expected it but not in this time i peter of us me again congratulations to you really impressive and thanks for talking to us you're up to date now on d w means thanks for joining us. take it personally your way with. stories make the game so special. for all true for. more than football.