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this is c w news live from her lead india records a new surge in covert 1000 cases but already is hoped to stop the new wave by pushing for war vaccinations but many say to say there's not enough vaccine to go around. also coming up the battle to succeed angela merkel heats up 2 men put themselves forward to become the center right candidate for chancellor in germany's election in september and 60 years ago today it was an event that changed the world
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soviet cause not europe gogarty and became the 1st human in space we asked how russians today feel about there's a chinese met. i'm sorry kelly welcome to the program. india has recorded a new surge in covert 19 infections daily cases have topped 168000 pushing india past brazil to become the world's 2nd worst hit country authorities are hoping to curb the spread by imposing new restrictions and trying to persuade more people to get vaccinated but many states are complaining of a vaccine shortage fears are also growing that many are failing to observe rules on social distancing. the banks of the sacred river ganges bringing despite india's soaring infection rates millions are expected to attend
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the ku mayla festival here go over 1000 tests are required to enter the area but other precautions are ignored. elections and political rallies are also going ahead mask wearing isn't always enforced. india is holding a so-called vaccination festival a 4 day drive to bring the numbers down. this time visiting all the vaccination centers in my area and congratulating the people being vaccinated and the health workers including doctors nurses paramedics and everyone involved we are doing this to encourage vaccination but what i wanted in india is an occupation campaign have been relatively successful but several states are reporting vaccine shortages prevention measures across india very lock downs
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are in force in many areas including maharashtra the hardest hit state it's also home to mum by india's economic powerhouse. don't books i think down shows the failure and incompetence of the local government not a solution to anything businesses have been suffering for over a year i have a business myself and can tell you how much i've lost. just like the holy festival india hopes its vaccination festival will attract the population. and for more of the story let's bring in. michelle what could the stacks nation festival achieve especially considering the dramatic surge of new cases in the country. that's not. so we are not new to india or you would be you know if you think you've got a secret to iron out do was participate in the attic above the back because even
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though in your has recorded an. event it's not attraction. and you still falling behind on a good speed have recorded instances of back as didn't seem not enough the odd playing out this is a was an attempt by the prime minister did he lose his being too awesome join a setlist of spite and to go unnoticed by johnny knowledge vaccinations however all cost students are deporting shortages and unfortunately have p.r. directives stronger national coverage yet about how exactly they're going to counter these shortages what is after the state of mind just. this is one of the state was fun to set in even doubting out there he said and other than that summation michel what is being done to get this case is under control but it is not in the national director of. each steve this coming up with its own set you
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shouldn't and metal is depending heavily what kind of soldiers there see the state of mind that i just mentioned for example which has the lid considered a complete lockdown because they don't want to drink almost 60000 users in guest orders so it is just yesterday for example on the other hand we have a steel plate danny which sent a good mark incident not dogmatism balls to multiple measures late night was 24 hour 24 hour vaccination drives as well as just actions on bars and restaurants and any kind of march gatherings because these new venue devised ask users keep searching given all those challenges that you think you've highlighted there how high is the optimism that these measures can indeed be effective. but aren't you to look at behavior and just see. this is not think that national government has pointed out you need to eat but once again even mild destructions of ruled out
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on the other hand we have. to leave it on the religious nuts to live that is underway by now where thousands gather and it already deployed coming out that many of these people are without cost that is next shoot going on in the state as we speak and what these mothers were massive political jackie's including those hated by the national body the china that watch so why is there even searched we want to be still finding out how why did you quit i don't see the drive through vaccination she stopped doing better because of the surge but again soon clients talk to predict what the numbers continue to try and meet many people i'm not picking up at all she's the mission in delhi thank you. and take a look at some other stories making headlines around the world israeli public media have cited intelligence sources as saying that the spy agency mossad carried out a cyber attack at the iranian nuclear facility hit by a blackout on sunday iran has blamed israel for the incident and valid revenge
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uranium production restarted a day earlier at the plant in defiance of a shaky international agreement. the center right candidate in ecuador's presidential elections has claimed to victory better and banker so won over 50 percent of the runoff vote he campaigned for open markets and foreign investment as a way to restart the economy which has been hit hard by the pen demick. to germany now where it is a dual for angela merkel's mantle as the head of the conservative ticket germans go to the polls this autumn to elect a new government and after 16 years as chancellor angela merkel is not running again now her christian democratic union party and its bavarian sister party the christian social union are close to deciding who will replace merkel as the conservative candidate for chancellor and these 2 politicians are in the running
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has already succeeded merkel in one respect he is the christian democrats party leader and also the state premier of north rhine-westphalia he's a close ally of america but marco surtur also wants the job he is the bavarian state premier and leader of the bavarian preston social union soldiers national profile has grown during the pandemic. and the chief political correspondent melinda crane is standing by belinda walk us through how ultimately the candidate will be chosen. it will be chosen ultimately by the leadership of the c.d.u. of the chancellor's christian democrats as mr certain self put it it is the big sister of these 2 conservative sister parties and he said he will respect its decision if they want him to be the candidate candidate then indeed he is glad to do it now the leadership of the c.d.u.
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is meeting today and we've heard that there will be a decision within the week that apparently is what the leadership wants of what mr soda wants what's noteworthy here is that actually mr nash it has the bulk of his support in this city your leadership group within the parliamentary group of the c.d.u. and within the population at large there are many who would prefer this to circa it seems that the c.d.u. leadership is concerned about a shift in the balance of power toward the very and that just shows that that between these 2 sisters there is quite a bit of rivalry and therefore this is by no means a done deal mr lasher himself thinks he has a very good chance is to come up the ladder some very interesting dynamics will and then of course it's coming at a time when you know the c.d.u. has taken a big dip in the polls tell us in terms of you know looking at the broader public who is writing highest only look at the opinion polls. opinion polls at the
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beginning of april showed that absolutely it's mr souter who is far and away the more popular candidate in the population at large 54 percent of those surveyed said they would want to sit there where it's just 19 percent for mr lasher so there is a very good deal of support within a larger population and we've seen that in recent state elections where the c.d.u. did not fare well in fact last year the vote remains with green party. stuff and lash it has been positioning himself as being the most committed of the 2 to upholding merkel's legacy how far is that strategy going to go for him you think. well what some people would consider his strength can also be seen as a weakness he represents a continuity for the c.d.u. a middle of the road pragmatic leader well established there he might change
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in the wind in the mode of the american for self but for all of those who are frustrated particularly with the c.d.u. leadership during the pandemic with the government's handling of the pandemic with the scandal over mass produce you're left with in the c.d.u. they will be looking toward new leadership and certainly that is what mr sort of represents he's not a great deal younger than mr lasher but he almost looks like a new generation he's more innovative he's older and he has made it very clear that he's interested in working with the greens and as i mentioned they have in fact been gaining in popularity nationally so in many ways mr surrogate the older choice mr lash it the more cautious choice but there are some within the city you who say that if the leadership has the party's interests at heart it will take mr surtur because he is the one who can help the party prevail in september the crane with
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the view from her lead thank you. now russia is celebrating 60 years since the cause minot eureka guarin made history has the 1st been in space the city of st petersburg put on a laser show on sunday to mark this anniversary his achievement made him a national hero and handed moscow a victory in its space race with washington. and that 1st flight still captures the imagination of russians 6 decades on. the ousting off into the unknown and a place in history. inside the forestall kwan rocket was a eureka garren a soviet air force officer. he became the 1st man in space orbiting the earth for 108 minutes and the 1st human to see the planet from the heavens. i'm
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watching the forest the rivers the clouds by the time get garren objected out of his space capsule and parachuted he was a soviet hero he was celebrated by people and leaders alike. crowds crammed into moscow's red square to cheer him. 6 decades later homemade tributes skybound. hundreds of space enthusiastic gathered to launch cardboard and plastic rockets into the air in st petersburg celebrating cosmonaut extend a pantry living memories flooded me across cam was part of the ground control team at the launch 60 years ago. who. knew we had a few sleepless nights before i pulled 12 say on the day we felt anxious to be
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honest i really needed to sleep but i was so tense i couldn't even close my eyes. we had to keep working. with. the mission showcase the soviet union's technological eat 1st into space be full of the united states. would go with the launch of eureka garren had a colossal propaganda effect. they became so important because suddenly we were cola that the united states the only group to. get our and success supercharge the space race that cemented the soviet union as a space superpower a position that russia still holds today to the international space station and up next it is doc film with
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a look at what it means to be masculine you're watching news live from berlin and i'm sara kelley from all of us here at e.w. thank you so much for watching take it. because. you feel worried about the. truth. the new york post will be on the green fence post and to me it's clear remains true . join me for a deep dive into the green transformation for me to jews.

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