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faces data of any news live from berlin germany pulls the emergency brake i made a 3rd wave of corona virus infections on the immigrants government hopes to slow the spread with nationwide measures the most controversial and nighttime curfew also coming out of india scrambles to secure enough oxygen to trade on preset and took numbers of covert 19 patients with hundreds of thousands of new infections each day medical experts are warning the situation will get a lot worse before it improves plus 106 years on armenia remembers the
massacre of people on the ottoman rule on the symbolic day u.s. president joe biden angers ankara by recognizing the atrocity as genocide. i'm rebecca ritter's welcome to the program germany is switching gears in the fight against the pandemic of the palm and approved a legislative amendment having the way for more centrally coordinated response on saturday night or far he's patrolled cities across the country to enforce the most controversial of the new measures a curfew between 10 pm and 5 am our reporter kate brady was out in the capital berlin. it's saturday night in berlin streets are trying to strict with just minutes to go before the new curfew kicks in attempt. enough time to grab
a quick beer and some late night food for the right. writer and she was the clock strikes 10 many local shops begin to roll down the shutters minutes later police arrive to clear stragglers from the square. according to federal rules repeated violators of the measures risk a hefty fine of up to 25000 joyrides for most tonight though it's just a polite request to head home the restrictions on movement during late hours have been met with mixed response and. it's annoying but. the future. he was the freedom to foster a media activity and that's because we accept it but we can completely understand that it was against rushdie in. i don't think people infected each other so much outside the dimensions of us an inch thick. i think people will just go home
together and keep on partying that well that's a problem for the spread of the infection and it's counterproductive. by almost midnight the streets of largely clear that travel by public transport or by car is only committed for specific exceptions including work and emergencies between 10 pm and midnight walks and runs are also still allowed including for germany's full legged residents now the question remains exactly how long will this curfew even be allowed to stay in place with several constitutional complaints around the country threatening to already bring the measure to an end should germany's constitutional court indeed rule that the curfew is unlawful it would be a huge blow not least of all to german chancellor angela merkel who has been pushing for months for stricter a more uniform response to the pandemic. for now though there will be many a quiet night in berlin and beyond. on to india now where hospitals
are launching desperate appeals for help as the health system crumbles corona virus infection rates in the country continue to break global records the government has given top priority to the transport of lifesaving oxygen but hospitals are running out of beds and supplies are no longer. longer admitting you patients. overwhelmed and under supplied this delhi hospital is one of thousands across india besieged by the country's 2nd coronavirus wave as the dead are carted off patients too sick to move languish on the pavement. helplessness spills into anger. her mother on the verge of death a woman tries this hospital is useless. inside there's almost no room to stand and patients are forced to share beds. there's
disbelief that hospitals are under equipped to deal with a crisis distraught relatives appeal to the government for help. please. do something and these released some oxygen supply people lead here we believe it to be very very clear we believe ward 003 believe injections. you believe medicine health experts blame the surgeon a highly contagious variant that hit after the government declared victory over the virus in january now it's urging patience. when encountered with serenity and the most people get well by taking care of themselves at home. there's no need to create panic and run to hospitals for little things for service but oxygen and medicine are not little things for people battling to breathe with the underfunded health system in a state of paralysis others are so. getting in to help the sikh temple in delhi has
secured oxygen for the infected girls number their most girl member there are people dying at home because they lacked oxygen and others who aren't getting any help from the administration or a hospital good we're going to go and we are helping to save lives in the boardroom preservers are there are 1 authorities are now diverting industrial oxygen for medical use and wrapping up efforts to get it to hospitals quickly but even when supplies arrive india will need more than just oxygen to contain its devastating 2nd wave. well it's time some other stories making headlines around the world now at least 23 people have died in a fire at a baghdad hospital that provides treatment for coronavirus patients officials say the blaze was triggered by the explosion about the explosion of at least one oxygen cylinder firefighters rushed to the saying to put out the flames and evacuate patients from the intensive care unit. russia has deployed navy warships to the
black sea off the disputed crime crimean peninsula it says it will block vessels belonging to foreign governments from sailing through the strategic area ukraine the a u and nato say the restrictions contravene international maritime more. serious as a drone is attacked an iranian oil tanker filled with fuel off its mediterranean coast line human rights monitors said 3 people aboard the vessel died iran has been shipping fuel to it syrian government allies state media is blaming the attack on israel which isn't commenting on the incidents. turkey has reacted angrily after u.s. president joe biden formally recognize the armenian genocide which took place during the autumn an era ankara has summoned the u.s. ambassador over the remarks in his statement biden said he and all americans honor the memory of all those armenians who perished in a genocide that began exactly 106 years ago thousands of people in armenia as
capital yerevan have been commemorating the mass killings they were taishan zx and forced marches. marching forward to look back many and officials lead the nation in commemorating the horrors of the past the procession of this hilltop memorial in the capital we haven't included prime minister nicole pasha. members of the public to streamed in to honor the dead and they will come the announcement from washington formally recognizing those past events as a genocide. i think it's a great thing that biden recognizes the armenian genocide because the us are a major country and it might have an effect on turkey. we've been waiting for this for years we wanted this before biden many made promises trump did and so did those before him and he waited and. in 1915
a 1000000 armenians were brutally murdered by ottoman turks many more were deported and sent on death marches into the syrian desert. armenians have long campaigned for the crimes against their people to be recognized internationally as genocide. turkey argues that there was no systematic attempt to wipe out armenians and no such order from the ottoman authorities. but nearly 30 countries have recognized the atrocities as genocide or many armenians would consider the diplomatic spats over terminology a distraction from the memory of atrocities of more than a century ago that haunts their nation to this day. when more i'm joined by richard gere ago and the head of the original study center a foreign policy think tank joins me from richard thanks and welcome to the program
what does this recognition mean for mania why is the u.s. recognition so significant. well in many ways this is a reassuring moral been the case of a long campaign for genocide recognition as someone who moved to armenia from the united states myself this is a case of moral clarity and giving us of the grief of closure at the same time this genocide recognition by the us is also about the us not just our media in terms of like many western countries even australia reexamining but colonial past and i see this as a move in a positive direction in terms of helping turkey become more sincerely face the difficulty of the past. what do you think this recognise recognition will do to the relations between the 2 nato countries u.s. and tekkie well in many ways the u.s.
administration has called the bluff of turkey in the face of years of disingenuous geopolitical excuses and what we do see is turning the page and i do think u.s. turkish relations now have an opportunity to move forward and the walter be a prisoner of the past in terms of sincerity. more than a 100 years on why is the using of the temp genocide still such a contentious issue. well undoubtedly this is based on decades of turkish state policy of historical revisionism and denial the fondation of turkish state vote on fortunately was based on the genocide and its aftermath the property seizure of the armenian community etc having said that this is all about genocide recognition it's not
a reparations or financial compensation so i do think that this is very much a step forward but it's not a vindictive step it is a vindication rather than any kind of vindictive move i do think the burden and challenge of squarely on turkey to move on all right richard garrick was in from the regional study center thanks very much fan time thank you rebecca. well since the start of the muslim holy month of ramadan nearly 2 weeks ago there have been nightly clashes between palestinians and the israeli police in jerusalem tensions were not stop a level on thursday when hundreds of far right jewish demonstrators took to the straits calling for arabs to leave the country saturday night for yet another protest but a peaceful one as dozens turned out to raise their voices against hatred and violence. doesn't spill jerusalem zion square to make their
voices heard to call for peace and unity and to condemn what they see is a burgeoning movement of jewish supremacy and this is the reason for the demonstration here this evening and is a response to the pulling events of thursday when unchecked violence badly policed . right wing extreme groups that calling for violence publicly on social media for weeks just went through the streets and attacks palestinians. we came to demonstrate tonight against the ugly racist fascist show we just in the last 3 days over the last 3 days true slim has been burned by gangs of jewish supremacists one in. jerusalem is home to holy sites sacred to jews christians and muslims and the fight for access to these sites and control of the old city of east jerusalem has fueled the israeli palestinian conflict for decades but for these
protestors violence is not the way forward. can one to is to stop the violence in a loud and clear sound of opposing in a word you're saying we are up to solving the conflict between these are these and how soon the peaceful manner rather than going to the streets and raging. but at the same time police and palestinian protesters scuffled again the gates of the old city. you're watching news don't. forget you can always get data with the news on the go just download our app from google play all from the app store that'll give you access to all the latest news from around the world as well as push notifications for any breaking news and if you're part of a news story you can also use the app to send us your photos and videos of what's happening when you want. our report at sirius is out next a chance for that we'll have more headlines for you at the top of the hour i'm rebecca written in to an end thanks very much.