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ah, a staff whose foundation ah this is the w news light from berlin, europe's hate wave sets, new records on the death toll rises as wildfires extend that trail of destruction across the south of the continent and britain houses burn those temperatures top 40 celsius for the 1st time since records began, also on the program, russian president vladimir putin arrives in iran on only his 2nd foreign trip since
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starting the war in ukraine. he seeking to strengthen ties with the region and to bolster moscow's challenge to the west. and a new crane, russia target cities, including the port of a desk where great remains blockaded. but its hope moscow is about to restart gas flows to europe after completing pipeline maintenance. ah. until gale, welcome to the program. record breaking temperatures across europe, fueling wild fires, burning out of control over huge swathes of france, greece, portugal, spain, and italy. when he of these areas are also suffering severe drought for heed waivers now extended north east. as far as the united kingdom, which is recorded temperatures of just over 40 degrees celsius for the 1st time ever. extreme conditions of caused hundreds of deaths from the effects of the heat
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. and of people killed by fires in spain. fires tore through these dry pine forests in the southwestern region of jerome strong winds fanned the flames, making them harder to contain fire fighters battled through the night, but still struggled to keep the fires under control on calendar more. yeah, we have more than 2000 fire men working to reduce the fires to day, including more than 500 here in lattice de bush. we're only gonna do me. we will also be targeting the fires from the air during the day with water bombing planes, the flu of acre sedona natural does have seo. people living in the nearby city of bordeaux woke up to a gray haze and the smell of burning. one londoner living in
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southwestern france is fearful of a fire that is spreading very close to his home for the next 40 hours might be symbolic in our life. we hope for the pompey, i are working hard to protect her property lies i have been doing for dyson dies now. maybe you just need a little bit of luck. his home country is also facing threats of forest fires like this one on the outskirts of south london. b u. k. has recorded its hottest day on record with temperatures of over 42 degrees celsius. officials warn people to stay hydrated and avoid traveling, if possible, since britain's infrastructure isn't built to cope with such conditions. it is hot at night though, because there's no air conditioning and most of the buildings in. when houses in london,
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usually busy hobbs are equally quiet. as most people remain at home or find quieter spots that provide respite from the overwhelming heat or another lily. and i spoke with our correspondent jack perez in london, where the situation had taken a turn for the worst. well we know from the mayor of london said he can't. he says that the situation is critical. we know that there are at least 10 major fire instance incidences across london and the region. in fact, 15 fire engines were sent to a village far east of london, where the blazes appeared to be extremely destructive. and the fire brigade has out here in the capitol, has said that they will not be responding towards mantic violence, but only when they are called i, they are telling people to be extremely cautious around the fires. extremely cautious about the potential for new fires to prevent any overloading of the fire service at the moment,
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the temperatures somewhere in the region of $3738.00 degrees. still, even though we're heading into the early evening now, it is predicted later on tonight that the temperatures will drop quite extensively or even by around 10 degrees celsius. and actually we've already seen the rainstorms that are predicted for here in london, but also in other parts of the country. they've already hit, for instance, in the south west. i know that in, in bar, for instance, in the south west of the united kingdom, there has been rain there and it's suspected that there will be a rain across most of the sites of england later on tonight. right. and i, as i look at the scene around jack, i'm seeing lots of floaty dresses and flip flops. how are brits coping with this hate? well, it's been an interesting one. this is, these are temperatures that are not accustomed here in this country. as you say, the people here i on office oxford street london's mains shopping street. they've still been milling around. it is extremely hot. a lot of people are trying to walk
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in, in the shade where possible. and every time a cloud comes over, sort of a moment of relief from the, from the very, very strong. some people have been out trying to find nice things to do during this heat wave. but the advice has been, especially for the most vulnerable to stay at home, to keep everything closed and to stay hydrated. and as cool as possible. it does appear that this heat wave, this light loss for the best part of 48 hours that it is going to start easing off . but as we've seen, as i was saying before, it looks like there will be some destruction as a result of it. i thank you for that, jack jack, paris, in london, and flattery. brewton is in iran, on only his 2nd trip outside russia since launching the war against ukraine in february. the russian presidents holding talks with the leaders over iran and turkey discussions are likely to include syria and ukraine. and are you and bath proposal to resume exports of ukrainian grey?
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i spoke to our turkey correspondent, dorian jones in istanbul, about what anchor wants from these talks. on this meeting between the rainy and and russian president is part of an ongoing process called the us standard process. and this was set up and by iran, russia and turkey to basically coordinate efforts to bring an end to the syrian civil war. while they are on opposing sides, turkey backing the rebels and iran and russia key allies of the are sad regime. or they have been working to find a resolution to this conflict, or at least coordinating in controlling or the, or they conflict, but why turkey is looking for in this meeting. his permission to launch m a major offensive against syrian curves, which he claims a link to an insurgency fighting turkey. now the searing cards are key allies in the war against islamic stay with united states and other nato partners are. but turkey insist that this is a threat to turkey and they want to launch another attack. this would be the latest in a series of attacks. took your to controls a large swathe of northern syria and they want to expand their influence. but iran
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and russia very cool about this. they're very concerned about turkey's growing influence in syria. so that's going to be a hard sell that's facing president nerd. one fit the relationship between a turkey and russia is complicated, isn't it? dubbed. and turkey has bought russian weapon systems despite being in nato. but turkey is also supplied drones to ukraine. and as you say, opposes russia in syria. so how do relations between moscow and anchor a stand at the moment? well, like you said, the word complicated is the right one. in fact, this relationship between turkey and russia, they are 2 main regional powers in this, in this region is a combination of both rivalry and cooperation and not more over the question of the ukrainian conflict. like you said, turkey has been a key ally. ukraine has been erred. one has been very outspoken in condemning russia, providing these drones, which have been key to ukraine's resistance against russia. fixing large amounts of casualties on the russian forces and according to sources are also providing other
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sorts of military support as well. but at the same time, present urge one has not been enforcing western sanctions against russia. and that's been very important for russia. there's been a lot of reports of turkey importing. what ukraine says is stolen grain at the same time, they are occurring concerns or turkeys is sanctions busting on a monumental sale over financial interests. in fact, we had though washington's or deputy treasury secretary here last month where he is parentally wanting turkey over this and took, he could even face washington sir, secondary sanctions over what many people believe his sanctions passing. now, encore, the nicest. but there is this concern, and this is why in many ways moscow has been very muted in any criticism of turkey stance. and also a key factor is that turkey controls the gateway into the black sea and why it has stopped russian warships on entering the black sea, which don't belong to russia's black sea fleet. it has also been keeping out nato warships. and that's really important for moscow in terms of keeping its iron grip
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on the black sea. as dorian jones in a stumble, or take a look, now it's lost or is making headlines around the world. in britain, the race to replace sir boris johnson, his prime minister has narrowed with the field. whittle down from 4 containers to 3 . former finance minister richie sooner remains in the lead. conservative and peace will reduce the choice to, to this week ahead of a party wide vote in september. so can we but you've been, unions opened membership talks without pania and the north macedonia, after each member bulgaria last week, resolve the dispute with north macedonia of a language national identity and it's for gary and minority population. laboratory in south africa says it's found the toxic chemical, a method, all in blood samples from bodies recovered from a bar in a township. last month, 21 teenagers were found dead with no indication of a cause of death. in ukraine, russian missiles struck
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a residential area of cramming tours in the eastern done yet region killing at least one person. the deadly strike was one of around 5 that hit the city richie seems a problem to target for russian occupation, comma tasks mer urge civilians to leave. the attacks came after a barrage of missiles it a desa from the black sea overnight. the strikes also hit residential areas and destroyed several homes. a desert is crucial to exporting desperately needed ukrainian grain to the rest of the world. around at 22, excuse me, around 22000000 tons remain stuck there because of the fighting. the russia is to resume gas exports to europe through the nord stream, one pipeline following maintenance. that's according to the voters news agency that had been fears that russia would keep the taps closed in retaliation for western sanctions. north street, one accounts for a 3rd of russian gas exports into the a u. a. germany in particular is heavily reliant on the pipeline
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i spoke earlier to d. w political coast won't be any fun homicide on an aster. how credible this news is? yeah, that's a very good question. phil m, i'm not sure how optimistic you know, countries in europe and here germany are right now at the phase of this year. these insert and use em. let's remember the context of it. i mean, you're, you're describing it just now that, and you know, even before this plant maintenance work on the pipeline that has completely halted gas flow through the pipeline to germany and gas from had cut its flows to germany and already citing and concerns a missing turbine gas turbine that was undergoing repairs in canada then reported a the turbine was repaired, sent back to germany, and then gasped from em, told as customers that it could not guarantee am gas applies because, you know, citing circumstances beyond their control. so that has an official here in germany,
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and if you're worried and that is why, even despite the news, they are preparing for what they call the worst case scenario, which is obviously a cut and a complete cut off a russian gas close to, to germany. and europe, so tell us more about how prepared our european countries like germany for the possibility that gospel could stop gas delivers altogether. well, i say they're scrambling to get a prepared, you know, and germany and other countries in the european union are being confronted with our somewhat short sighted energy policy and their heavy reliance on russian gas. and. and there are 4 things that jeremy's doing and the other european country countries are doing now to reduce their dependence. and 1st of all, you know, finding other supplies off gas and 2nd of all trying to keep the storage facility gas storage for, for the winter. and a 3rd of all save and expand renewables, energies and am germany has managed to reduce its line of reliance on russian gas
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already down from 51 percent before the war to 35 percent. now berlin says it wants to beget and completely independent of russian gas in the early spring of 2024. and but obviously if a were to happen now, then germany and other european countries would have serious problems for this winter. ok, thank you for that. the only fun hamster in football. a bar munich, her confirm the signing of central defender mathias to lift from you rented for an initial transfer fee of 67000000 euros tried to roll the dust defenders deal runs until 2027. to wish one multiple trophies while playing in italy 19 because the youngest kept him to leave his side to the semifinals of the champions league and the 201819 season. let me remind you of our top story. this alex, europe's heat wave is setting new records and the death toll is rising houses in
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