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plane. this is c w news live from berlin and the u.s. and nato are pulling their troops out of afghanistan beginning on made the 1st president biden says that all u.s. troops will be back home by september 11th bringing an end to to america's longest war but many in afghanistan fear that the exit could jeopardize hard fought gains for democracy and women's rights. also coming up to be felt as though i was working in a system that didn't really care about my own life and with i was going to make
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good choices. as south africa sees another vaccination setback we meet with a doctor who gave up her job because she no longer feel safe and one of the most notorious wolves of wall street passes away earning data off the architect of the biggest ponzi scheme in history as died in prison at the age of 82. i'm sorry kelly welcome to the program. u.s. president joe biden has announced all american forces will leave afghanistan by this september which marks the 20th anniversary of the $911.00 terror attacks the troop withdrawal begins on may 1st biden says that the exit will be done in focal warden nation with washington's allies. it's already the longest conflict in
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u.s. history now president biden has announced it's time for u.s. troops to leave the country where the 911 terrorist plot was hatched. i'm now the 4th united states president to preside over american troop presence in afghanistan to republicans to democrats i will not pass this responsibility on to a 5th of the movie's hugely controversial critics say it's an expression of fatigue and that the u.s. is abandoning afghanistan to the islamist taliban but biden says time's up. and look i know there are many who a lot of the insist that the plan was he cannot succeed without a robust u.s. military presence to stand his leverage we gave that argument a decade. it's never proved effective. not when we had 98000 troops in afghanistan and america's nato allies said afterwards they're joining the u.s.
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in heading for the exits. of the cited. that we will start that withdrawal of may to risk the support mission forces by may 1st some afghans welcome the withdrawal of foreign troops but others fear their departure will leave people here even more vulnerable voters or whatever when this is the only thing that all people want but if foreign troops stay here the realization of peace in afghanistan will be impossible their presence will continue to cause problems forgot to leave me in the time line no we're. not a new year with the negotiations and we haven't received and that they meant with the taliban would not be responsible and it would come cost us losing everything we were worth the fight to get that in the past 20 years afghanistan's president says
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the country's military is fully capable of defending the afghan people that pledge will likely soon be tested. and for more on this i am joined by the that he is bound to regard with the view from brussels bad walk us through the details of this pullout of troops from afghanistan what happens next. but the plans for the us dollar already prepared for months now logistically this is a challenge of cause but it's not unknown because you have to remember that 10 years ago there were 100000 soldiers in afghanistan and $90000.00 of them pulled out over the years so it's it's doable. but it's of course a challenge you have to go to is because done in pakistan because of guns a landlocked country and the most the biggest problem is of course the security of the bistro the taliban threatening that they will attack troops and no the nato militaries have to come up with
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a plan how to secure the troops while pulling out the german for example does does not exclude to send more combat troops into afghanistan faucheux told period of time to secure this pull out and the americans will be the very last soldiers to leave because they have the heavy weapons to build t. to secure this pullout they would be the people who shut the door actually in september let's talk a little bit more about where the nato alliance terence stands in all of this move because of course you know the the the agreement to pull troops out between the taliban and the united states was a bilateral one that was made last year nato secretary general said back in february that nato troops would not leave afghanistan before quote the time is right what do nato members make of this. but the german foreign minister who was in brussels yesterday said all 30 allies and then ministry agreed to pull out
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politically but you also can hear that some of us was a little bit surprised about the reasoning now that there is no condition attached anymore to the pullout so the troops would leave no matter what in march they nato said we will only leave if the security level is ok but this doesn't play a role anymore and so many soldiers need to know why do we have really achieved what we did aim to achieve 20 years ago what could the pullout mean for the future of peace talks between the afghan government and the taliban and the stability of the government itself but the peace talks suddenly in dire straits the next round was planned in turkey at the end of this month but the taliban already announced that they would not participate to all troops have left the country and the stability of the government in afghanistan is very fragile as far as the troops
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are gone there is the fear that the taliban go then more or less take over again and bill be some troops some american troops will be left after september to secure the embassy there also the nato will pay for the photos and the military and police forces to keep that up and running but then the f. guns will be no less left alone to deal with the problems themselves and to reconnect with the view from brussels on this pullout of troops from afghanistan a historic announcement being made that thanks so much for breaking it down for us thanks. let's take a look at some other stories making headlines the us police officer who shot and killed dante wright an unarmed black man has been arrested prosecutors plan to charge kimberly potter with 2nd degree manslaughter she faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted the incident has 3 nights of on pressed to the city of
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minneapolis. the editors of a russian student magazine that covered nationwide protests supporting jailed opposition leader alexina wrongly have been charged with incitement the charges stem from a video documenting intimidation and threats against students the editors could face 3 years in prison. a regional governor in egypt has visited victims of a road accident that killed 20 people a bus and a truck that caught fire after colliding or road conditions and reckless driving killed thousands in egypt every year. somalia's president mohamed mohammed also known as a farm maggio has signed a controversial law extending his term for another 2 years an election due to be held in february was called off the u.s. and the e.u. have warned of further instability in somalia and are threatening sanctions.
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the rollout of the johnson and johnson vaccine has been paused in the u.s. much of europe and south africa after those reports of rare blood clotting in a very small number of people health authorities are investigating these cases and the suspension has dealt another blow to south africa's vaccination rollout the government stopped using astra zeneca after it showed low efficiency against an aggressive local virus variant biotech pfizer jobs are not due to arrive until next month and experts there are warning of a looming 3rd wave the situation in hospitals is already dire for patients and for health workers and our next report we need a doctor who quit over unsafe working conditions. doctors so little was sick from but is wary of vaccines 9 years ago when she was 21 she became ill with tuberculosis despite having been inoculated against it before corona virus vaccines
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reached south africa she resigned from her post in a public hospital because she didn't feel safe anymore. kids senses are still as deep as they were when i checked it. takes the top you know which i feel is a huge problem. and shows that after all these years you know the lives of some of our. former colleague made this video of simple here she is wearing full personal protective equipment but she says that in the hospital where she worked it was either not available or inadequate to film to work in intensive care and as a midwife she's been at home since she left at the end of the year even though she feels guilty about leaving she believes she did the right thing. medical staff are badly needed but her life has to come 1st. hundreds of doctors and nurses in south africa have already died from cope at 19. i really
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felt as though i was working in a system that didn't really care about my own life and without was going to make it to tomorrow not you know especially seeing more the health workers dying the tributes online going out but think that's going to be you next. those fears are justified only a few $100000.00 people in south africa have been vaccinated there aren't enough doses to go around at the current rate it would take 16 years to vaccinate the whole population south africa would like to manufacture its own vaccines but the patents are all registered overseas the only way i'd go back is if i would be able to control. you know my exposure to illnesses you know and if i am exposed to illnesses make sure that i have the correct effective p.p. . simple but also needs to be vaccinated but while she's no longer working as
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a doctor she doesn't mind waiting. now bernie made off the architect of a ponzi scheme that scammed investors out of billions of dollars has died in prison at the age of $82.00 the former chairman of the nasdaq stock exchange reportedly died of natural causes he had been suffering from chronic kidney failure here's a look back at one of the most notorious wolves of wall street bernie madoff better known as bernie was so disliked at the time of his trial that he had to wear a bulletproof vest to court every day. the man behind the largest known ponzi scheme in history wiped out people's fortunes ruined charities and foundations he defrauded thousands including a host of big name movie stars and even the new york mets baseball team. for decades madoff enjoyed an image as a self-made financial guru whose golden touch defied markets operating out of these
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downtown new york offices he attracted a devoted following of investment clients who trusted him completely he was brilliant at convincing people his schemes was safe but his regulatory environment it's virtually impossible to avoid it. but this is something that the public really doesn't understand and you if you read things in the newspaper and this is somebody you know violate the rule is it well you know they're always doing this but. it's impossible to go in there for a violation go undetected. for considerable period of course those words eventually caught up with bernie his investment advisory business was exposed as a fraud in 2008 and admonished 2009 madoff pleaded guilty and was convicted on 11 counts for crimes that spanned more than 20 years madoff was forced to leave his 7000000 dollar manhattan penthouse apartment and was taken to prison to serve 150
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years behind. madoff died at the federal medical center in butner north carolina he was 82 years old 2 years ago today the world watched in horror as a huge fire ravaged notre dame cathedral in paris on the 2nd anniversary of the blaze reconstruction of the famous landmark is well on track for its plan to reopening in 2024 the interior of the cathedral is still filled with scaffolding and $1000.00 specially selected oak trees are drying out to reconstruct the spire french president emanuel is set to visit the site later to thank all those who are taking part in the reconstruction efforts and the firefighters who rescued the building from the flames. meantime in the champions league quarter finals manchester city have beaten dublin $21.00 to advance to the next round dortmund
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scored early in the match but in the 2nd half man city were too much to handle man city's phil foden netted the go ahead goal dortmund were the last german team left in the tournament also on wednesday real madrid liverpool to a goal a strong. you have to take. why subscribe to d.w. books you mean your favorite writer like to see myself as the kid sky and the strange grown up world. are new to. the coronavirus. the rate of infection.

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