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this is g.w. news live from berlin and europe's leaders take a break from marathon talks on a massive coronavirus recovery package they had told into the early hours over how to pay out the $750000000000.00 euro bond they will be back later but there's no sign of a breakthrough here also coming up load up charges reach could be very expensive. for me i'm calls on the amazing being extremely terrible and cautious about russia saying it is for them to see hong kong's pro-democracy leader nathan law talks to
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d.w. in exile in london she says he'll continue to speak out against china's crackdown of the territory. and 76 years ago i don't hitler survived an assassination attempt now germany's armed forces on our pounce upon shouting about the man who tried to kill hitler. i'm sumi so much kind it's great to have you with us european union leaders have taken a break after their tense summit over a proposed to 750000000000 euro coronavirus recovery package went into a 4th day members are split over how much money should be distributed as handouts or as loans that will have to be repaid and whether strings should be attached to enforce the rule of law and some countries hard hit southern states including italy and spain want to see substantial aid payments but a group of self. the cleric frugal northern european countries want loans and more
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checks on how the money is spent. let's go to brussels our correspondent marina standing by for us hi marina there is still no deal take us through what happened last night so many things got really emotional last night here at the summit in brussels reportedly council president michel a belgium national held an emotional speech and he said leaders really need to find a solution here i don't want to read the newspapers tomorrow that the e.u. wasn't able to find a deal this which had a bad light on us on all you member states also from an international perspective and french president in manama micro reportedly bans on the table he wants to hand out a majority of this recovery fund as grounds so money that wouldn't have to be paid back he's american the german chancellor is also of that opinion and he got angry
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micro got angry at the self declared flugel countries who want to reduce that amount of grants now shall michel that you council president apparently proposed to to to hand out $390000000000.00 euros in grants instead of the $500000000000.00 euros that he proposed earlier so much less money so this is a new proposal that is probably on the table here but we still don't know if this will lead to a solution the leaders left that you summit building in the early morning hours not many of them said anything they looked tired they might get some sleep now but there will also be more bilateral talks going on more discussions before they will reconvene later in the afternoon do you have these millionaire styles thank you very much. now to some other stories making news around the world
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saudi arabia's king solomon has been taken to the hospital the official press agency says he will undergo medical tests after developing an inflammation of his gallbladder king someone's health has been the subject of speculation for years his son the crown prince mohammed bin sama is now effectively in charge of the kingdom . the german daily daily a 100 squats says that the former head of payments try and wire cards has fled to russia. has been on the run since wired card collapsed after a $2000000000.00 euro hole was found in its balance sheets the austrian national house also been linked to russia's military intelligence service in media reports. britain is set to suspend its extradition treaty with hong kong amid growing international condemnation of china's new national security law on the territory the controversial law punishes a broad range of offenses that are considered subversion terrorism or collusion with foreign elements well that didn't stop pro-democracy activists from holding an
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unofficial primary election hoping to come up with enough candidates to win a majority in the legislature later this year on monday prominent a pro-democracy activist joshua one submitted his application to run in the poll another of hong kong's most prominent young activists nathan law recently fled hong kong for london where our reporter charlotta potts caught up with em. it's not all new in london the left hand traffic he says from mine some of hong kong his home which he flips 2 weeks ago the new security law made it impossible for the activists to stay. on i myself are in great danger under the law but also a lot of my fellow artifice in hong kong so a lot of us are. shrugs and fear of being prosecuted harm i'm meeting law in central london the 27 year old brought this banner all the way from hong kong a banner that could now get him arrested at home and
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a reminder of what he is fighting for freedom access and chinese the activist does not want to disclose his exact location and plans because he's concerned for his safety we all know that child us reach could be very expensive. for me i'm on the movie being extremely careful and cautious about such a thing so i could protect myself. it was an umbrella that once made law famous one alongside thousands of other hong kong as he protested for democracy in 2014 together with joshua one he founded the pro-democracy opposition party. and got elected to the city's defacto parliament now no one has had to leave his life in hong kong behind. these are very painful decision but for me i think it's more than myself it's more than personalization is a strategy for the movement because we need to have someone to speak on the
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international level freely. people see mom when they cannot speak up on the ground so for me i would love to bear that responsibility even though i need to have some personal sacrifice. came to london on a visit with one clear purpose he wants to be the strong voice for those still fighting the fight back in hong kong. but who are now being silenced under the new security law yes the historical time for u.k. regarding the china policy. change in the past 6 months. i think is. a strong consensus in the u.k. politics that we have to be more assertive to china and i hope that my presence and my engagement in the u.k. could facilitate that change that we could hold china accountable in the future we have no wants to end power the movement and his fellow activists from abroad but
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the reality of not knowing if and when he can return to hong kong in the future leave some set. is just like. it is awaiting. you don't know when it will end. and. a lot of responsibility on my shoulder for now and i have to remind myself. i don't leave for myself but for the whole movement. it's a lonely path that mason law has chosen but one where he believes he can be the most useful to the cos. the 76th anniversary of an attempt to assassinate hitler has been commemorated with the swearing in of new armed services recruits in berlin the defense minister and a quite calm was among those who attended on july 20th 1904 bad led a group of officers trying to kill hitler with
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a briefcase bomb but hitler survived that attack today's ceremony reminds members of the armed forces to be loyal to their country rather than to any particular leader our political correspondent you know is following the story for us i need to tell us more about how this day was commemorated. well this event is commemorated every year but this year of course the commemorative commemoration was very different because there was no audience present you have to remember that the coronavirus is still the threat here in germany and the protective measures are still in place but there were some high ranking german officials there including the mayor of lynn for example and speakers included one of the grandsons of style from back himself and also the defense minister germany's defense minister come covenable and her address she spoke of the lessons learned by the modern german
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state. i think we have a clip of that you know let's listen into that. we are focused and we will never forget we will always have the courage to live democracy we will defend the rule of law we will empower peace freedom and humaneness around the world and. this is what we renew this promise here and now in commemoration of the men and women of the 29th of july 1944 and before wouldn't this one 6th. you know looking at the images of that ceremony you know what role does the state play in germany's collective memory now. well the memory is still alive and it is being kept alive pupils learn about it at school there are books exhibitions etc it is the hollywood film that stars tom cruise but of course this is something where
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the german governments over the last few decades have also tried and put in a lot of effort to keep it alive they chose that date for that ceremony when you recruits of the german army are being sworn in they commemorate the event every year and the idea is of course to ingrain that principle that resistance against any form of fascism or right wing extremism is important in modern day german soldiers having said all of this the memories also beginning to fade somewhat a recent poll some 15 years ago showed that only half of germans actually knew what the 20th of july stands for and that that number was even with a young population where one in 4 said they didn't know what about this figure stuff back how was he perceived by people in germany how is that changed through the decades. well this is very symbolic of how different german generations have looked at the nazi past of this country over the years as well and
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you can see quite clearly in poles in the 1950 s. right after the war. the population was still convinced back and his people were traitors and that it was actually a crime that they committed against hitler and this attitude began to change over the decades it took younger generations to come in and to question their parents and their grandparents under thor's he's about their activities during the nazi era and so the perception change gradually and a recent poll suggested that these days 90 percent of people roughly think it was very important or a positive thing that stuff back and these people tried to commit that crime and only 10 percent think that it was negative our political correspondent you know that reporting for us thank you very much ok let's check in now on the latest developments in the coronavirus pandemic the
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death toll has now risen above 600000 with the u.s. recording the most fatalities followed by brazil in the u.k. of the number of daily cases in india has had another high the country has already long past the 1000000 mark experts say that with low testing rates in the country the true scale of the outbreak is likely much larger and hong kong is warning that the virus is spreading out of control after a record $100.00 new cases on sunday the government has announced new restrictions to contain the fresh surge plus australian authorities say a 2nd wave of the virus will take weeks to contain the epicenter of the new outbreak melkor has now reported a 3rd successive day of lower infection rates but cases in the country's largest city sydney are on the rise. sports now in football former byron munich coach nico kovacs is back in soccer after being appointed to head coach of the french league club monaco the 48 year old croatian as been out of a job since leaving iron last november monaco were
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a disappointing 9th when the french season was stopped because the pandemic kovacs won the bundesliga and the german cop in his 1st season biron but left by mutual consent after the team had a background. in formula one defending world champion lewis hamilton has won the hungary in a grand prix the british driver claimed a record extending a win and hungry to go top of the driver standings leapfrog mercedes team mate paul terry boss who i finished 3rd meanwhile red bulls next for stop and did well at the finish 2nd after crashing into a barrier before the race had even begun. but get a reminder now of our top story here and europe's leaders are taking a break from a marathon summit aimed at finalizing an agreement on a 750000000000 euro coronavirus economic rescue package they're expected back at the negotiating table in brussels out later this afternoon. thank you for
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