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this, the move is shake, is visionaries and major when binding the meaning of modern africa. this is an egg, and d w with this is dw news live from berlin, united the un secretary general says, ukraine's energy belongs to ukraine. and tony good tatters calls on russian not to cut this upper region nuclear plant from you canes, power grid. something key of says moscow is planning to do. also coming up on the program. healthcare workers in india,
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prepare for what might be the next big outbreak. we'll take a closer look at what they're doing to contain monkey pox. and in ancient city facing a modern problem. climate change means athens is getting hotter and dryer, but the greek capital is finding ways to adapt to rising temperatures. ah, i'm here until the new berlin, thanks for joining us. a top level visit ukraine and a stern warning to russia. the head of the united nations has reiterated concerns over the safety of europe's largest nuclear power station. and to nuclear terrace is calling for a safe, so to run the russian occupies the parties, are nuclear plant. each side accuses the other of showing the facility of also claims. russia is planning to cut electricity produced at the facility from its
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howard network while visiting the port of odessa good cherish had a clear message from moscow. obviously, the electricity from suff audits here is ukrainian electricity. and the, it's necessary, especially during the winter ford of ukrainian people. and these pretty simple must be fully respected. well, the risk of a channel like accident or worse heck is spreading fear among local residents, while still under ukrainian control the cities parisha is alarming and close to the frontline nuclear plant. the demand is skyrocketing every day, pharmacies ins, parisha, so iodine pills to residence. they're anxious about the russian occupied nuclear power plant, and we 40 kilometers away. norton's thrust was good. yes, of course it worries us a lot. we all still remember chernobyl to we are afraid of, and we worry a lot at humanitarian center here, hosts refugees from a nevada,
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where the power plant is located, a former employee he wants to remain anonymous, describes the situation. there is b roacher. they beat up the head of a department. they took him away and beat him, be why they don't explain it. they just take people away and mistreat them again and again, the side of the nuclear power plant comes under artillery, fire, russia and ukraine. both blame each other just across the river. in the town of nico po, people live in fear, not only from the daily shelling, but the risk of a nuclear disaster was like alarms. when we go to bed at night, we always say good night, i am. but now we don't know whether there will be a tomorrow. the only got no. residents are hoping the united nations can help. they say that what's unfolding, he threatened not only them,
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but the entirety of europe. well, with all eyes and separation, we asked our correspondent, their young philip schultz to give us the latest on the vault of situation at the nuclear power station. well, after our days of horrible news, there are some potentially good news said during a phone call with a friend president my call hootin agreed to emission of international inspectors at the power plant. this is remarkable because he seems to agree to ukrainian demands to let the inspectors travel through ukrainian or controlled territories. so this is a huge, a step forward. of course we have to see if he will really stick to this announcements. there have been very many misleading announcements in the past, and in the meantime, a situation at the power plant remains highly dangerous. a lot of international experts say that it's not only the shelling of the plan that is so dangerous,
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but also the increasing risks are increasing risk of potential power cuts that could lead to a serious overheating of the reactors with disastrous consequences. let's take a look now at some other stories making headlines around the world. at least 14 people have been killed and dozens wounded. in a rocket attack on a crowded market in the town of albano in northern syria. theory is controlled by turkey backed opposition fighters. the syrian observatory for human rights as syrian government forces were behind the attack. police a gunman have taken control of a hotel in the somali capital, no good issue following car bomb blast and gunfire. the i'll call you to link to our show. bob group has claimed responsibility for the attack on the high, yet hotel is a popular venue, malone, makers and other government officials. mexican authorities have arrested
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a former attorney general in connection with the 2014 disappearance of 43 students juice. murillo cutting stands accused of mishandling an investigation of the student suspected abductions. he's been charged with 4th disappearance, torture and obstruction of justice. a statement from a real cream party called the arrest politically motivated police in nicaragua have rated the home of a prominent roman catholic bishop and put him and other priests under arrest. rinaldo alvarez is a well known critic of president, daniel ortega, the detention has been condemned by rights groups and comes as tensions have been growing between the church and the government. just when the world was getting the handle on the covert, 19 pandemic, along comes another new medical puzzle. 90 countries have reported monkey pox cases so far with over 30000 confirmed infections. while this does not spread as easily
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as the corona virus, governments are concerned and demands for vaccine arising. india has seen very few cases as yet, but hospitals are preparing. as des moines near a child, re reports from delhi. this hospital in delhi was at the center of fighting the coven 19th. and to me it's now become the center again, this time to battle, yet another virus monkey box, thousands of cases had been detected in dozens of countries around the world. but just then cases have been officially reported across india. so far, some exploits suggest more may be spreading unchecked up as the risk. lamar is the medical director here, he says the hospital is fully prepared to handle infected patients. we have a dedicated isolation ward treatment facility and dedicated staff
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for monkey bossier, cleaned our doctors, nurses, technician paramedics for this virus because this virus is new in our reason, in our country because these patients are pending. these patients are ready to book their outcome. so we have a dedicated counseling unit, also the our, the world health organization declared monkey box a public health emergency. last month or to the indian government sprang into action. first, the government have constituted a task force and relieved a host of guidelines to check the spread of the spiders. and according to report, at least 8 pharma companies have expressed interest in developing a vaccine for monkey box. this of every biologist been in there as to hon, says more box vaccines are effective against monkey boxes. but the country does not have stalks on hand to free. he acts that it's important to be cautious and ready, but ruby neither works either at this stage or not. i'm not really sure because a self resolving infection is it doesn't spread very fast. mortality,
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these are very ready law. so i don't do mos vaccination for, for monkey box is something we should be looking at right. the monkey pox virus is not perceived as a serious threat at the moment. but having recently emerged from dead leaves of cor, with 19 and dealing with rising cases. yet again, the country can not afford the good lax when it comes to a potential health imaging to rental rains of battered new zealand, south island for days now forcing a hundreds of people to leave their homes. roach and schools are closed in the state of emergencies. in force and more rain is in the forecast a raging torrent and massive landslides, roads in many places across new zealand are submerged, and homes covered in sludge. the worst had cities so far as nelson in the north of
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the south island. with the initial dan pour over, people are now returning to their homes, only for some to discover their uninhabitable top breaking. i am all the way through the house and, and it's just an squashing mud everywhere the cars is pretty much a right off. i feel on the walk as okay, so that is fantastic. and yeah, even the bath, his mud and i've never seen anything like it before. quite amazing. and all happened. the course of a few minutes. gardens have been transformed into murky pools and parked cars, locked in mud. officials say it will take a long time to repair the damage. i
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think that were years away. sorry from, from her recovery. and the, the point was that and as we were driving and there was slips falling everywhere and to be honest, i don't know what that assistant will be. we still in the response mode, we will have to assist that. and that will be part of the recovery, and i, i just don't know at the moment, nelson's pricing itself for more chaos. further downpours are expected at the weekend. i'm forecasters are also predicting more heavy rain and parts of the north island. new zealand has already experienced it, sweat, it's july on record, unsigned to say, climate change is likely playing a role. well, it's a very different picture here in europe where there's been little
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a little let up rather in the heat wave that script the continent in the past week's temperatures have top 40 degrees in several countries so far in our next report or correspondent, gunner colonel travels to the greek capital athens, to see our forties are dealing with the extreme heat. alaneese mirror really always has her water bottle with her in summer. she's used to the dangerous heat waves in her home city. she is the 1st chief heat officer in athens and across europe. it's her job to get the greek capital fit to face the challenges of climate change. she's on her way down into the depths of the city with someone from athens waterworks. it's also a journey back in time. the subterranean tunnel, almost 20 kilometers long, was built by the roman emperor hadrian. in the 2nd century, near a village is planning to have water flowing along hadrian aqueduct. again,
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engineers are already working on her idea. they are planning to greet 20 specific points where the, where they tap into the water into the green new parks. a green belt across athens is intended to make the city cooler and the pleasant mere valley once more parks. she is particularly proud of these japanese style space. she is friends with the landscape gardener. he created it. we don't have a lot of barks and, and green spaces. and we have a lot of old people. the fact that the surfaces are, are we have a lot of surfaces and then to heat up. we have a lot of cars that produce even more heat and air conditioning and produces even more heat. so it's actually a pretty deadly mix enough. and in grease extreme heat waves with highs over 40 degrees oh, most always accompanied by forest fires. and they also threatened the capital. in
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mid july fire reached athens more than city limits. thousands of homes with gutted experts fear that large parts of the city, home to 4000000 people could be uninhabitable in a few decades. studies already showed that heat waves are responsible for a rise in mortality among the elderly. in particular, the chief heat officer is seeking advice from the red cross, red cross representatives from australia explain, they have their own emergency plan. when temperatures reach up to 50 degrees, we are preparing people to be able to help her people before they get really sick. so that we can tell them what to do and if they start having symptoms, somebody's there that can answer a phone or can be next to them to help them. so they don't end up in the hospital. but not all athenians see it as a life threatening problem and they found on my face easier. think i'm going to
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vomit. i just stick my feet in cold water. oh, are you on at all? but you know, now things is more and more unbearable in summer. we don't have any rivers and the surrounding area. what has usually already been scorched near valley is planning to speak by haines city. after all, she says it's hardly the 1st crisis that the city has faced in. it's practically 4000. yeah. history. and you're up to date a do stay with us. database business is next with stephen beardsley. and remember, you can get all the latest news in the headlines on our website as d, w dot com. i'm aaron tilton, for me in the entire news team. thanks for joining us. please listen carefully. don't know how with today go. ah.


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