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please. this is g w news live from berlin and u.s. president trump says he will send more federal agents into american cities the president says the crackdown is needed to combat a rise in violent crime but people demonstrating for civil liberties are at the front line local authorities say federal agents in cities like portland oregon are stoking conflict. also coming up trouble at the chinese consulate in houston texas
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a further decline in u.s. chinese relations as washington orders it shut down as the news breaks a fire where burning diplomats were diplomats burning sensitive documents. and in europe a 750000000000 euro question will the e.u. parliament approve the corona crisis rescue to national leaders hailed their hard won agreement as a breakthrough but parliamentarians have the final say and they are not happy plus how to get planes flying again ministers look for a way to rescue commercial if you ship will find out what's at stake from the industry's top representatives. folk. to the program u.s.
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president donald trump is to send federal agents to several more u.s. cities he says that the step is to combat rising crime all this after he sent federal officers to the city of portland oregon where they have been targeting protesters demanding racial justice officials there say that the deployment has only stoked local langar. for the 54th not in a row protesters flood the streets of portland. but there's a new chant being sung feds harun. they're referring to federal agents dispatched by the trumpet ministration to crack down on the protests and their presence has been controversial agents have been accused of driving in unmarked vehicles while wearing military fatigues and truly a resting a handful of demonstrators the local governor a democrat not mincing her words. this is a democracy not
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a dictatorship we cannot have secret police abducting people into and putting them in unmarked vehicles. i cannot believe i have to say that to the president of the united states i know that we're outraged americans should be appalled despite the controversy it hasn't stopped president trump announcing that more federal agents will be sent to other u.s. cities saying it's a result of violent crime not protesters and i am announcing a surge of federal law enforcement into american communities plagued by violent crime will work every single day to restore public safety protect our nation's children and bring violent perpetrators to justice federal officers will be sent to albuquerque and chicago both democrat run cities critics say their deployment is political an attempt to make democrats look weak on crime but mary of
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chicago says she welcomes the partnership with federal agents but warns against using the same tactics as important. i've been very clear. not happening in chicago we don't need federal troops we don't need unnamed secret federal agents roaming around the streets of chicago that's not democracy that we saw unfolding in the streets of portland as a result of this federal action that's what we call tyranny and dictatorship and we're not having it in chicago. residents of chicago say extra police once sold the issues facing the city saying action on gun control would be more effective in tackling violent crime. so let's head live now to portland oregon where i am joined by activists and journalists laura laura welcome to the program and we know that you've actually been part of the protests you but you've been in them this evening
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tell us what you have been witnessing. well for the last 8 days arlen has been protesting for black lives matter and the television and then around the nation tonight protesting primarily against after about 11 in america met and talked earlier but recently there was a riot clarence so i'm going to give out i do apologize but it's been a lot of back and forth but if you're right. the president says for his part that these federal agents are stepping in in order to combat rising crime so what is your response to that there there is no rising crime in early in oregon there are protests that have been nonviolent their property destruction but no no injuries to any human being i protest whatsoever this is this is not the case trying to seventy's and to quell civil unrest and to suppress free speech. the governor for her part has said and i'm quoting here we cannot have secret police abducting
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people have you witnessed anything like that. i haven't but this did i go people have told me that it is but it's the dense it's terrifying i mean the people that have been abducted and released with it a few hours without a work but of course there's no guarantee that will continue to have it it kills like a message that they can do whatever they want to us and there are a lot of very right here to talk with us about the resolve among the protesters expect especially you know before the federal agents were introduced and after because you know some politicians they are claiming that you know the introduction of federal agents is now just exasperating the situation is that something that you would agree with based upon what you've been observing on the streets i would absolutely agree that i would say that it's galvanized us it's become clear that this is an issue even beyond its brutality which is a huge issue but at this point the have to take a stand if federally and then for coming in and it's without any kind of i don't think that. violent is pressing free speech in crowd control your ship that is very
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response dangerous but is yet to take a stand against that and i think all of that if you buy it in these protest group 100 or 206 go to 1000 today. laura jedediah activist and journalist joining us from the streets of portland oregon where we have seen protests in recent days recent weeks thank you so much for giving us a bit of perspective there thank you very much. well now it is not only at home where the united states is experiencing stormy relationships it is dealing with china which is also relations there hitting a new low u.s. authorities have ordered beijing to close its consulate in houston texas and president trump says that it might not be the last for the u.s. it's a move to protect intellectual property but the chinese say it is just a political provocation just hours after the order was issued firefighters were
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called to the building. bins on fire inside the courtyard at the chinese consulate in houston witnesses said they could smell paper being burned the 1st whiff of a bigger story because this firefighters arrived chinese state media started reporting the u.s. had ordered the consulate to be closed. it's a political provocation unilaterally launched by the u.s. side which seriously violates international law basic norms governing international relations and the bilateral consular agreements between china and the u.s. china strongly condemn such an outrageous move. beat you to it or you. are speaking in denmark the u.s. secretary of state said china had stolen intellectual property. we are sending a clear expertise as for how the chinese communist party is going to behave and
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when they don't we're going to take actions that protect the american people protect our security our national security and also protect our economy and jobs that's the actions that you're seeing taken by present trump will continue to engage in those the u.s. directive comes a day off to 2 chinese nationals were charged with hacking said to be working as spies they're accused among other things of trying to steal coronavirus vaccine research. campaign targeted intellectual property and confidential business information held by the private sector including covert 19 related treatment testing and vaccines. back in houston this was his closest firefighters could get to the consulate they weren't allowed in chinese officials have 72 hours to get out with china threatening to close u.s. consulates in response. to 5 may have been pushed out of the u.s. china relationship is smoldering as much as ever. and let's get
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a quick check now some other stories making news around the world the german court is due to give its verdict shortly in the trial of a former nazi concentration camp guard 93 year old to bruno de has been charged with more than $5000.00 counts of accessory to murder at the stood hof camp he says that he wasn't responsible for the killings that took place there. the 1st female prime minister of god on has been sworn into office rose christine osaka of excuse me was appointed by the country's president in a government shake up she's taking office as battles the coronavirus and falling oil prices hit the economy. china has launched its 1st solo mission to mars the long march 5 rocket is carrying a rover that china's space program hopes to land on the red planet to look for underground water and evidence of life it will take several months to reach its
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destination. the european union's 27 member states on monday agreed to a historic 750000000000 euro coronavirus recovery fund after 4 days of heated negotiations today european parliamentarians will begin scrutinizing the deal in detail they are due to vote on it in a couple of months but have already identified several areas they are unhappy with the rescue package is the biggest joint borrowing fund ever agreed by the e.u. it consists of 390000000000 euros of grants and 360000000000 euros in loans. let's get more i'm joined by our correspondent max sander who is standing by for us in brussels so what can we expect from this parliament today because the stakes are really high max well that's true i mean peace will come together to discuss the outcome of last weekend's or the summit the european leaders some of
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them over the last couple days and the special session here today in brussels and today is not about voting and on the package but largely about finding common ground within the european parliament a common negotiating position commission president was off on the lawn will be there as well as you counsel presidential michaud who is one of the architects of the steel and there look likely to meet a large discontent with some of lot of the lawmakers already threatening to throw out the deal as we're hearing but threatening to throw out the deal i mean that would really be a massive if that doesn't happen especially considering how far hard fought this still was max what are the main criticisms. well i mean pieces are unhappy. about a long list of things i'm one of it would be. watered down rule of law mechanism and then also a significant cuts to the overall size of the european budget as well as individual
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programs and there were bits of budget cuts in areas such as youth research digitalisation and climate which used to be on top of huge agenda the green deal just to point out $11.00 point a cornerstone of commission president from the alliance presidency was cut sic in that significantly. given all of those factors max i mean and given all of the stakes after this resolution today how are things now likely to proceed going forward. so this is the beginning of further negotiations between the parliament and other e.u. institutions and they will have to see how much wiggle room there is how much room for further improvement there is on the on the parliament side the political deal the political outline has been is done this has been discussed over the last couple days but the legal details still need to be ironed out and this is where the parliament can come into play and then after the summer break come september
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lawmakers will come together here in brussels again and vote on the deal finally whatever they still look like it in a vote on the deal there's no backup plan if they if they vote against it is there . so there is no backup plan as of now but it's quite unlikely that the parliament who will throw out the deal critics say this is there's subaru. this is the criticism by lawmakers is largely saber rattling they know homeport this deal is how hard fought it was how. long it took and how urgent it is but. president so the president of the european parliament yesterday made clear that the european parliament will not vote on the deal as it stands now they want to increase the pressure and they want to make changes to the areas that they can max and our correspondent in brussels thank you. let's turn to some other news we're going to get the latest developments in the coronavirus pandemic now more than 15000000 people have been infected worldwide according to
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johns hopkins university the u.s. brazil and india have recorded the highest numbers of cove in 1000 cases south africa has reported a record daily death toll with a 24 hour increase of 572 deaths it brings its total number of fatalities to nearly 6000 the country is the worst affected in africa and in germany anyone entering the country from high risk areas could be tested for the virus when they arrive at airports the rules would apply to germans returning from holiday as well as foreigners. thousands of demonstrators in the bulgarian capital sofia have filled the streets for the 14th day in a row demanding the government that resign their accusations of corruption lead to a parliamentary vote of no confidence earlier this week which the government survived but protests continue and are spreading across the country they were sparked by a rout over access to the beach. 2 days vogue ariens
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refused to let up. for weeks now they've been rallying in the streets to protest against prime minister boy could borrow sword and his government. now the demonstrations have spread to several major cities across bog area. the people there have more rights than we do paid liar and humiliate us constantly that's why we are here. the protesters mostly young people are fed up with the government they accuse boris of and his cabinet of corruption. gary is one of the poorest countries and many people here feel the problem is much more deep rooted. things have been going wrong in bulgaria for the last 30 years. today's leaders are the cancer of the ninety's when their leading roles were taken over by protection racket ters and former competitive athletes. today the same people
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are in power. in an effort to appease the protesters prime minister barak has promised sweeping changes pledging to sack key ministers and reshuffle the cabinet. but critics are demanding that the entire government step down. we demand his resignation because he's also part of the whole machinery what happened on duggan's beach is why on here he scandalous that public property has become suddenly private. tell them yes. the protests started on july 9th after police and prosecutors righted the offices of the president's top aides. 2 days earlier her of the minority democratic both carry a party and 2 other men had landed a small boat on a beach close to the private residence for the fix politician dog and they were ordered to leave but despite the low guarantee in public access to the beach the
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incident unleashed a wave of outrage when she's dead the government survived a 5th vote of no confidence to spot the protests borisov has vowed to complete his 3rd 4 year term in office which ends in march 2021. and in other news norway has remembered the victims of the country's worst terror attack the norwegian prime minister joined survivors at the commemoration ceremony on the island of 9 years ago a right wing extremist carried out a mass shooting on the island and 2 coordinated bombings in oslo killing 77 people in southern greece firefighters continue to battle a wildfire into the night strong winds are fanning the blaze near the town of corinth in the peloponnese eve region state media say that 4000 people have been evacuated from the area. a prominent zimbabwean journalist has appeared in court
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hopewell chin no-no has been charged with incitement to violence he had been investigating reporting on corruption linking to the government purchase of corona virus protection gear and test kits now the opposition politician some of them have been arrested in harare on the same charges. tributes are pouring in for the south african anti-apartheid campaigner andrew mam language who had died at the age of $95.00 he was tried alongside nelson mandela and imprisoned on the notorious robben island for more than 25 years. it's 2020 will perhaps go down as the worst year ever for commercial aviation governments have severely restricted air travel to try and limit the coronavirus pandemic airlines have canceled almost all flights and while they've laid off employees they've also
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called for expensive bailouts to stay afloat european union transport ministers are talking to airlines airport operators and plane manufacturers to find a way out of the crisis there's a lot to discuss july is usually high season and london's gatwick airport should be crowded with vacationers eager to fly to spanish and italian beaches this time of year but in the midst of the pandemic there are a few tourists here. get a few eyes do we wait to see this i could be anyone here but i know the mas yet i want to keep it off anything it is just a bit confusing and scary. in june only 11000 passengers pass through britain 2nd busiest airport after heathrow a year earlier there are over 2000000 passengers here many are just afraid to fly during the pandemic like most airports get work has introduced measures to minimize
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the risk of infection masks are now mandatory and hand sanitizer is everywhere. governments airlines and aviation experts are also thinking about how to avoid the spread of coven 1000 on board some have suggested leaving the middle seat empty but airlines are opposed. they've proposed plastic shields between the seats or touchless lavatories which cost a 3rd more than standard aviation toilets. airlines and plane manufacturers are urging governments and aviation authorities around the world to come up with a common regulatory framework to cope with the pandemic. ventral more let's bring in alexandra addition yack he is the director general of the c.e.o. of the international air transport association welcome to the program and thank you
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for joining us pleasure thank you very much as we've heard the pandemic has really hit your industry hard in some cases we're seeing government relief programs we're seeing investments to help keep the industry afloat afloat is this the right approach in your view. it is the only approach to have this in the stress of our you know it's an unprecedented crisis you know we will lose half of our revenues for $10.00 to $20.00 so more than $400000000000.00 we will losses will account for $84000000000.00 and we are facing a dramatic cash crisis castrate so the intervention of states is absolutely key to meant in this industry afloat particularly to inject cash you know or you know accounts in our balance sheet you know profit and loss that
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absolutely key for survival but i mean what what and to what extent can you guarantee for the taxpayer that that business will indeed come back in the future and to what extent to airlines actually need to rethink attentional in the way that they are doing business because the pandemic doesn't seem to be coming to an end anytime soon. but you know asking for guarantees bedsit be good what we hope because it's also viable it so future is that it will come passengers will come back. but it will it will take time. that we should catch up with these topical trends so 29000 figures to be simple 520222023 so it will last 2 to 3 years to recover 1st but secondly this does this crisis is not coming from a figure in the business model it's a purely external shock that is coming from government measures that have been
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triggered by they could cause a crisis and we support these measures but because they have a restricted traits because they are the off growth of borders we have been you know forbidden to fly so we have no revenues and still costs so it's only the crisis i mean from the business model apologies there i just wanted to ask you because he said 2020 to 2023 and that is what you're when you're looking at here and if the as the years are going takes i think. how do you think that the industry though will look then will it have really returned to pre-crisis levels. we are not sure full of keys to reason 1st you know probably we will have less operate fewer number for readers so the industry will have shrunk. by that day which is not to good news for everyone it's not going to lots of just leave but it's not good news for passengers because it means you know
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a restricted office less destination less competition so but that's the consequence of this crisis and that is and the outcome of the main economy trade us in bankruptcy is that we are seeing you know in the streets so that the 1st but 2nd point the demand for travel could evolve and particularly the business travel we could see a reduction in business trouble because you know companies are making savings on the business untroubled budgets because people are more reluctant to travel business for whatever reason though that's that could be the the evolution and certainly a challenging time for industry me thank you so much for joining us here to discuss a little bit more about it director general and c.e.o. of the international air transport association alexandra clicheed at. turning now to some football news liverpool seals of the premier league title last
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on but had to wait to lift the trophy until wednesday after beating chelsea 53 at home the muted ceremony inside at least. attracted hundreds of fans outside of anfield stadium despite warnings not to congregate in large groups to avoid spreading the coronavirus now the crowds they set off players and they made lots of noise until the early hours of the morning this is liverpool's 1st premier league title in 30 years caught by neighbors in the french city of corn although you're going to want to check this out because check this out the flames and smoke in golfing there apart and 1st one boy then his brother are plunging at least 13 meters into the arms of residents a low the children 3 and 10 years old were later treated for smoke inhalation 2 of the people who caught them reportedly suffered broken it's.
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incredible they survived and we're glad that they did you're watching news you're up to date this hour coming up next tim sebastian is next with conflict zone interviewing an israeli member of the knesset all that more coming right up thank you so much for joining us thank you.
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into the conflict zone. there's turmoil who say with mounting demonstrations against the prime minister used of corruption and mishandling the sprawling health crisis my guest this week in jerusalem is mailbox a mayor of the city and the leading politician mr netanyahu civic coupe party all the wheels finally coming off the prime minister's wife complex and. the phone call to. the amazon is crying out for help the old school
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loans on the front. are generally aware of what's happening but few know what's really going on their. money comes the modern to. us best and most of. us. 45 minutes on w. . are they friends so long to be with you know if you try to steer the board which it wasn't really a full come up with nothing is new or are they enemies i mean it was the simplicity of the fusion feeling about it feel pretty kewl. but he's usually what he's going to be going to give me for my demo boards for roger donald trump running your putin
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were to part documentary analyzes the difficult relationship between russia and the west and between their presidents how does their rivalry and their dangerous mutual admiration affect the rest of the world to some bullies trump and putin starts august 3rd on d w. we're not at war with the high supreme court but more bully the cold i mean don't you go to god forbid no when you cooperate with the state of israel your your situation economic situation and peace is far far better than trying to attack us we will not give up an inch of security because unfortunately they flip on us there's trouble in israel with mounting demonstrations against the prime minister used of corruption and mishandling the spiraling health crisis my guest this week from jerusalem is near box out a form of matter of the city and the leading politician in mr netanyahu slick.

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