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tv   DW News  Deutsche Welle  February 7, 2021 9:00am-9:16am CET

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news to live from berlin germany is hit by treacherous weather as winter begins to bite emergency crews are deployed as extreme weather causes destruction to traffic in several parts of the country snowstorms black ice and plummeting temperatures are forecast to continue well into monday also coming up protesters in mere
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unmarked keep up the pressure despite the military's efforts to block internet communication from thousands of demonstrators marching on gone for a 2nd day denouncing the coup that threatens to roll back democratic game which. was. an american football fans are gearing up for 55 in florida many are trying to figure out where to watch the game the pandemic is fueling fears that super bowl parties could turn into super spreaders events. welcome we start right here in germany which has been hit by heavy snow and ice with disruption to public transport likely to continue into monday the northwestern state of lower saxony had already seen heavy snow but transport police reported
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that the freeway had not been surveyed affected as road cleaning crews had kept it drivable but some train services have been. canceled the german weather service says some parts of the country could see anything from 15 to 40 centimeters of snow . our correspondent jared reed is in hand over in central germany jared almost 40 centimeters of snow possible how's it looking where you are. well michael it's very cold very windy there's a lot of snow and there's a lot more snow on the way and that's because of a cold front being pushed down from the octagon at the same time a low front is pushing the warm way into southern germany and so we have a situation where in the north it's very cold and in the south of germany it's warm
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and temperate temperature different in some cases of up to 20 degrees and where these 2 systems meet is kind of where i am right now it's it's very cold very snowy predictions of up to 40 or 50 centimeters of snow over the next day snow could make that as high as one and severe weather warnings across central and northern germany the germany where the authorities warning of snowstorms lots of snow black ice on the roads and ice rain gerri how much disruption is storm causing across the country. we've had reports of 100 car accidents. in.
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the track. certainly. waking up with. the disruptions. we have to put up with this. expect that it will snow throughout the day and continue. by. it is expected to remain very cold throughout the week.
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reports. taking to the streets for a 2nd day in the country's largest city. to show their resistance to. heavy security presence many of the protesters in support of the elected leader. who's in detention. protesters are back on the streets of yangon for a 2nd day. thousands marching against the military coup in man. and demanding the release of civilian leader and son suchi. reaching for many on lying seized power on monday alleging fraud in a november the 8th election won by aung sun suu cheese national league for democracy the electoral commission dismissed the army's accusations protests against the military coup have also spread to other countries and melbourne
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australia hundreds of demonstrators expressed their concerns. i dare show you know why is is still that the military knows that we're not gonna stand back and let them do whatever they want. and in taiwan hundreds of people came out to show solidarity with protesters in manama. they will never go we have more than 30 years of repression from the military government like we don't want to go back to that so we hope the next generation can live in a country like taiwan where everyone enjoys civil rights and who didn't and that's why we're here today we will think of it and i like that. and thailand to protest to share their support gathering outside the united nations offices might in candles for suchi and burning pictures of army chief lying.
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back in manama su cheese and l.d. party urged his designs to support campaigns of civil disobedience by the country's medical staff and civil servants. to stop the country from becoming a military dictatorship. this situation wouldn't last long and are 6. yes is about to come but you know it only. as the young tech clamps down on communications it's not clear if civil disobedience will be enough to restore me and most fledgling democracy. some more stories now making headlines around the world the company behind the controversial north stream to project has said it is continuing expansion of the gas pipeline which is to run from russia to germany under the baltic sea the pipe laying vessel fortuna had started work
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despite u.s. sanctions calls are growing for germany to abandon the project over russia's jailing of dissident alexei. has called on people around the world to demonstrate on sunday against the rule of president alexander lukashenko 6 months after his disputed election law fia has already shown its support for the so-called bella rouge solidarity day with a light show in its capital riga. in indonesia a village was inundated by a crimson tide after floods hit a nearby batik factory residence posted on social media images of themselves wading through blood red water officials confirm that their unique color came from a harmless fabric dye used by several but teak factories in the area.
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as such as germany that's struggling to distribute coded 1000 facts scenes the w.h.o. estimates that 3 quarters of all vaccines have been administered across just 10 countries many poor countries have received no vaccines at all in mexico where many hospitals are at capacity people are in need not only of vaccines but also oxygen. they've been standing here outside this health center in mexico city since 5 am to get hold of oxygen luis to leon is actually his wife has covert 19 and is struggling to breathe. and i never thought i would have to experience this desperate you know searching for more than a week before even the oxygen tank this is. nothing is in greater demand and oxygen and the city of 22000000 people are afraid of getting sick of it infections have been at record levels since december medical personnel are overworked.
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the hospitals are overcrowded we've called the emergency number but the hospitals are full they sent my wife and her. mexico's kovac 1000 case the tablet is the highest in the world many people suffer from chronic illnesses and people still have to go out to work ignorance also plays a part. they're also working to the limit often manufacture as they've been making 70 coffins a day 7 days a week for months had to hire a male and his team are shocked by the scale of the deaths. we can't keep up with demand we are exhausted because we are working far beyond what we ever imagined and all this with the constant fear of infection and death before us. with hospitals overcrowded and a lack of oxygen they don't know how long this will go on. this is not
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a normal situation this is an emergency it's not healthy it was that's not good. luis gets his oxygen tank filled and for now he's relieved but he's also afraid of catching the virus from his wife. if one more family member gets sick now i don't know what will happen. i have to think positively some of them. and in other developments in the corona virus pandemic early trial data suggest the oxford astra zeneca vaccine will not offer protection from mild or moderate cases caused by the south african b 135 variant of the virus however it will protect recipients from severe disease bangladesh has kicked off a nationwide vaccination campaign but interest in receiving the shots is underwhelming only 350000 people of a population of 164000000 have registered for the vaccine so far authorities have
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set a target of an ocular leading some 3500000 people this month and a new survey has shown that every 2nd german is against relaxing public health measures in place to come back over 19 germany's state and federal leaders will decide in the coming days whether to extend the country's nationwide lockdown past the 14th of february when its leader bottom side shaka have suffered another heavy defeat losing 3 nil at home to rb leipsic the visitors needed a win to stop by in munich from running clear at the top of the table and they had little trouble against a shock a side that looks an increasingly safe bet for relegation from the german top flight. it was a boon disney good day before school dr mustafa who'd been in quarantine all week after joining shaka from austin ill but when lottie took the lead on the stroke of
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half time through nor kill a it was new staffy who hadn't even trained with his new team mates ahead of kickoff who looked at form his hands off approach to marking a 40 mckeel a far too much space in the box and the frenchman mate mustafa paddy. lights is needed to win to stop by and $610.00 points clear at the top and that was up it's a strike in the 2nd half more or less sets with the result find work from unfairly no in the build up and a no nonsense finish from the austrian he's for the good goal of the current campaign. in the 87th minute video ban added insult to injury when he is above the rest in the box and has a good shout his 14th defeat of the season may survival look at the less likely 2nd place like to stay within 7 points of league leaders by an at the top of the table. in american football super bowl 55 kicks off on sunday in florida
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between the tampa bay buccaneers and the kansas city chiefs and fans are determined not to let the cove in 1000 pandemic overshadow the biggest spectacle in u.s. sports kobe 19 hasn't hit these football fans from getting their taste of super bowl 55 various fan zones in tampa with not enough tickets to go around due to crowd limitations for the game some fans don't even have concrete plans. we're not sure what to do we cannot walk deal with more than 2 people we want to watch the game together example but we're polluted i'm not sure what we're going to do but we're going to find a way i can't believe it we're going to win this game after others have reservations about where they might end up on sunday. only concerned about to be honest with you i probably will probably be very picky you know what type of board
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the atmosphere i'm in it is probably a nice if not the right situation for me up i'll be watching it from the hotel room in the. end for those $22000.00 general admission fans lucky enough to have gotten tickets for the super bowl masks of course will be mandatory. oh well you're watching news live from berlin up next on documentary series doc film we'll have more headlines for you at the top of the hour michael okuda in berlin we'll see you soon. and you hear me now i guess we can hear you and how you all stands gentlemen sonce now we bring you back home and you've never. surprised himself with what is possible. what moves have. some people who are on the way maurice and critics might join us from athens lock stock.

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