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lol. this is the w. news live from berlin joe biden declares a return to multilateralism. back to. the u.s. president makes a renewed commitment to the transatlantic alliance addressing the munich security conference he promises close cooperation to tackle a host of pressing issues also on the show one year on germany pays tribute to the victims of a racist attack in the city of hama german president from volga steinmeyer urges a public to unite against right wing extremism. and in the bundesliga fans are
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looking forward to the league's fiercest rivalry as bottom players shotgun pose for us in dortmund and the revered derby on saturday dorgan needs points to qualify for the champions league and shaka wants to escape relegation. a warm welcome to our international viewers i'm marrying a. joe biden has made his 1st major global appearance as u.s. president addressing the munich security conference he declared a renewed commitment to the transatlantic alliance promising to work closely with european allies to tackle major challenges such as the covert 1000 pandemic and climate change after 4 years of fraying transatlantic ties under the trumpet
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ministration biden is trying to rebuild relations but there are important areas where washington and europe do not see eye to eye. when the west talks amongst itself the us president has the 1st word and he delivered what his partners in europe wanted to hear america is back the transatlantic alliance is back and joe biden was clearly about america's core mission. for most prepared together for a long term strategic competition with china tricky for germany whose economic recovery from covert is made in china it angela merkel says she's ready to take on the challenge with a no tipping softer tone and you know how the new let's. over the past 2 years china has gained global power and we have to set something against that as transatlantic alliance and as democracies and that's why the question of not just
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china and russia getting vaccines to developing into other countries is very important. and the fixings then doesn't $54.00 bit in manama call rooms that america's interests were no longer always the same as europe's and spoke about his favorite theme of european sovereignty and europe 0 pm union its key members have to be part of the solution of their own security. french and german interpretations of sovereignty may remain different yet both share the relief over the new u.s. administration. finds a multilateral as maher lot better today than 2 years ago and that has a lot to do with the fact that dubai and has become president of the united states starting from the milliken of all the list in some of the munich security conference will have the whole world back up the diplomatic table this preview set
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the tone from the west on democracy doesn't happen by actually we have to defend it fight for strength and renew it we have to prove that our model is in a relic of history. it's the single best way to revive lives the promise of our future. but that comeback of the west under u.s. leadership is by no means certain. germany is marking a years since 9 people with immigrant backgrounds were killed in a racist attack that shocked the country the victims were gunned down in the western city of hung out by a far right extremist who later turned the gun on himself now after a year long investigation relatives of the victims say they still have more questions than answers.
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the bells of one else churches ringing out and remembrance of the 9 that lost their lives but for friends and family of the victims they still deal with the grief daily. this is on you know here today it's been exactly a year since my son and 8 other young people that he became victims of a racist terrorist attack she looks were. on the night of the 19th of february 2020 shots rang out in the heart of how. an armed man entered 2 bars and opened fire killing 3 people before getting back into his car and driving to the other side of the city. there he entered a cafe into killed 6 more. it took just 12 minutes to kill 9 people injured 7 others the right wing extremist targeted people with immigrant backgrounds people he viewed as foreign.
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in the one kind of it kids weren't foreigners. they were lovely helpful kids brothers and sisters parents and friends they were citizens of this country and out of nowhere there were people in this world that made it. among those attending the memorial was german president frank. he acknowledged authorities had made errors and failed to protect the victims but he called on the public to take a common stand. the danger as the president of this country i'm standing here before you to ask you let's not allow these evil attacks to divide us that we must not overlook the evil in the heart of our society their hatred exclusion and indifference. but let's believe in the
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better spirit of our country and the power of unity and become so mitten and. so many friends and relatives of the victims there is still too much unknown about the events of a year ago and they want to see more done to combat racism. political correspondent was at the ceremony in her now and we asked him for his impressions from the remembrance. well i think what was most notable today in fact was the speech by the german president frank. not only his plea for togetherness for a common fight against racism against hate speech and for a common goal in including all people in german society that in fact are part of germany that are german citizens but there was also a neg knowledge from the german president that there had been mistakes made by the
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authorities by the police by investigating or thorough teas and that questions had to be on so that they would issues that need to be cleared up needed to be cleared up that was an important i think concept or let's say an important approach to the families of the victims who have been saying for this past year and here in the ceremony today as well that they feel that the investigation has not been intense enough that they have not heard enough about what exactly happened on the night of this terrible crime and that they are still dissatisfied about what has come off of these investigations what aunt says they have gotten from the german state authorities so far. now to some of the other stories making news this hour. protests in myanmar have entered their 3rd week with demonstrators demanding freedom for those arrested and to return to democracy people took to the streets in
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mandalay and young gone in defiance against the military coup this as it was confirmed that a protester that police shot earlier in the week had done of her injuries. u.s. president joe biden says he'll approve a disaster declaration for the state of texas paving the way for more federal aid to deal with a crippling winter storm nearly 15000000 people have been facing disruptions to water supplies and at least 2 dozen deaths have been attributed to the storm in the southern states. hundreds of anti-government protesters in bangkok have gathered outside thailand's parliament ahead of a no confidence vote against prime minister prior to china the activists are calling for his resignation accusing him and his cabinet of abusing their power and mismanaging the economy. nasa rover perseverance has sent home spectacular images from the planet mars this selfie shows the rover descending from
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the sky crane that lowered it to the final few meters to the surface it's just one of the photos released by nasa of perseverance his 1st day out on the red planet. the reality t.v. star and businesswoman came car dashin has filed for divorce from rap artist kanye west after almost 7 years of marriage representatives for a los angeles superior court and cardassian said she had filed the divorce papers the split follows months of speculation that their relationship had broken down. this week it was the celebrity union of this century. the rap artist and fashion mogul kanye west and kim kardashian and the star of the successful reality t.v. series keeping up with a car that she and. the media dubbed the pair kim yang
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a more the twists and turns of their lives together as obsessive li as the couple's legions of dedicated fans. from marin gage mint. and lavish marriage celebrations us an italian fort. to big growing family who. can break you late here. which will help their successful fashion and beauty empire as. you see here. cheering the marriage the flamboyant rapper reveals that he was bipolar and struggled with mental health issues and. he launched a last minute presidential bid a few months before the u.s. election last year concerns a wests mental health group after he delivered a rambling speech and revealed that when cardassian was pregnant with their daughter he had initially wanted her to get an abortion cardassian didn't strongly
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back or discourage her husband's presidential bid but in a long statement she asked for compassion and empathy following his there up to behavior in a so. szell media post last july she said he is a brilliant but complicated past some and has to deal with the pressure and isolation that is heightened by his bipolar disorder. then rumors of their marriage being on the rocks grew louder and west was spending more time away from car dash and their children us media says the divorce is amicable lawyers for cardassian and wes have to figure out how to split their vast fortune and negotiate a joint custody arrangement for their children. all right to sports news now and in german soccer grosset or punt and shell renew the bundesliga sphere's this rivalry on saturday as they clash in the revered derby bottom place
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shock are desperate for a win that would give them a chance of escaping relegation for dortmund meanwhile 3 points would have hands their chances of champions league qualification. amid an exasperating season brucia documents were given a timely boost this week the announcement that go out by coach markov also would take over next season was followed by a 32 win over severe in the champions league last 16 europe's elite competition is where they want to be and the darby win would be a huge step in the right direction is in a league he were behind in the league we need points and it's a darby we won't be handing out present kind of wishing at the time. but dortmund have been in generous mood lately because it kept a clean sheet since the 3rd of january and keeper marvin hits us had a torrid time is replacement for one turkey but the other end of the pitch telling holland has been a model of consistency for the black india lose the impressive young no we didn't
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has 15 been does lee good goals to his name but as many as shall cause entire squad one thing the league's bottom side hasn't been short of this season is head coaches . is their 4th of the campaign the swiss says a win is more important for his team. base of the need a lot more points than dawn to do. more in the sense that we're doing everything we can see in it as we know it will be relegated. makes the game a real poder cag. results. are finally to light the royal blue touch paper they need to start scoring goals a miserable return of 3 in their last 6 games shows why don't you and are heavy favorites. well voiced by kicked off as they can match day 22 with a bang on friday night they dismantle struggling to continue their impressive season maximillian arnold or at the pick of the goals has finally left but
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a strike camp to 3 mill went for the walls of up to 3rd place in the table at least overnight felt couldn't find the form that saw them draw with champions firing last weekend and remain deep in relegation trouble. today now an american and thanks for watching. today was what makes the gentle. way. unlike the world. and everyone with everything. are you ready to meet the demands and join the race just do it under you. how does a virus spread. through the.


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