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ah, ah ah, this is the w news line from berlin wildfires, rage across western canada rescue rescuer search for the missing in towns course to evacuate the government, his warning of a long and challenging summer ahead. also coming up a deadly mudslide cloud through a seaside town in japan. authorities few days of heavy rain could mount trigger another disaster. and the shameful story of the young germany pan mocked when her team lost to england in football, euro 2020, a fundraising campaign to make up for the abuse,
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phrases thousands ah, on the spice are welcome to the program. and we begin in canada, where military aircraft have been mobilized to help deal with more than 170 wildfires raging in the west. a record breaking heat wave is fueling the blazes. rescuers are now searching for missing people in listen in the province of british columbia. at least a 1000 people have fled the town, which was almost entirely wiped out. for many, it was a chaotic escape. we've just minutes to spare residents of legion escape through thick smoke und dash the fire front moved so quickly. they had almost no warning before the town was engulfed in flames. right, so it looks like the fire went out over the and it's about to get everyone that
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stuck on that side of me and my daughter just got out, but we could see the house literally in fire as i was leaving. and i didn't turn the on the door. the blaze ignited a day after the town swell to through almost 50 degrees celsius. breaking candidate temperature record. emergency workers is searching for missing residents. as the smouldering town remains unsafe to enter. today our thoughts are mostly with families that are grieving that are facing terrible loss. but of course, we also have to reflect on the fact that extreme weather events are getting more frequent. the climate change has a significant role to play that the unprecedented hate wave and wildfires have left the country reeling and worried. this will become the new normal way. even if the world wasn't warming, the pacific northwest and stuff of canada would be having an exceptional way right
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now. but it wouldn't be quite as severe. it wouldn't be blowing past existing records, or if it did, it would not be blown past them by very much. and so climate change less waves be much more severe than they otherwise would have been in a world without any change. more than 105 still burning across western canada threatening other towns. prime minister justin trudeau has conveyed an emergency response group and promises to help communities recover. we've been able to get in touch with our reporter and difficult communication conditions. e met a guy, he is in boston bar, canadian town, 30 kilometers south of lit, where the residents were evacuated. you've been covering this disaster for days. now. how has the situation developed in the past few hours? while it kind of gives you an idea of how difficult it is to be where we are geographically with sort of that cell phone and why fi connection issues?
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that not only are people on the ground looking to cover this fire, having but personnel who are in charge of emergency response have had trouble with communication. linton is a community of $250.00 people, essentially 90 percent of that is gone. so schools have burned home, they have burnt ambulance, they sent hospitals, the fire has moved its way through the town and up to more forested hilde areas. so it is grown, but certainly the damage in human damage. it is already cause and the fatalities to have been confirmed. but i have sources that have responded on the ground saying that there is potentially more the number is difficult to confirm because the town is very hazardous at the moment what's left behind in the town. so corners
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service of columbia, the r c m p, the police agency, federal police agency of canada are standing outside but cannot go in until it is a safer place to be. and that's where some of the, the work essential work can be done. meanwhile, people who have been evacuated from the town are scattered. they are trying to find loved ones trying to reconnect with people who they are accounted for. and we have got confirmation from officials and there are people on accounting for how many we don't know yet. okay, well that's a lot of questions and i guess one of the big ones is i mean, weather wise and in terms of logistics and fighting the fires, how long can this go on? how long do people have to be worried for in british columbia? behind me we, we live amongst the for a lot of community are built very close to heavy for
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a station. and unfortunately this is just the beginning of our traditional wild fire season. and usually the season severity depends on the weather, leading out to it in the month of june. and in the month of june, the entire south coast, the british columbia and the interior had little rain and record high temperatures . that give me an idea. the village of lit, which had been in the headlines because of the tragedy and the fire a week before the fire, only days before the fire really was making national headlines for breaking temperature records all time. canadian temperature records the day before the fire linton be registered a temperature of 49.6 degrees celsius, which is the hottest canada has ever been. we've seen that and incredible incredible temperatures and devastating pictures we're looking at. thank you so
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much for your reporting from the ground. he met a guy he, thanks so much. in japan, a powerful mudslide has swept through a seaside town flattening nearly everything in its path. at least 2 people have died and 20 more are missing. the military has been deployed to a tammy, which is southwest of tokyo days of torrential rains trigger the disaster. the water locked ground, swallowed buses. the heavy rain swept top. com and then dumped them. the lamb slide destroyed homes and businesses the big electricity pylons here was shaking all over the place and i didn't know what was happening. then the mob slides were already there. and in the street below, i was really scared. somewhere amid all this devastation of the
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dozens of local residents who couldn't get away in time tea while this have already been found, dead rescue was looking for more survivors in just a few days. the area has seen more rain than it usually does in an entire month. as rescue efforts and evacuations get underway, officials want that more down port or full cost. scientists say that the increased rainfall that led to this event is likely linked to climate change. let's take a look now at some of the other stories making use around the world. south africa, the top court has agreed to hear former president jacob zoom as challenge to a 15 month jail term or failing to attend a corruption hearing. so just had put back the start of the sentence, hundreds of supporters gathered outside the home. thousands of people have taken to
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the streets for keener fossils, capital work, and due to demand stronger government action against the she had this violence groups going to al qaeda and the so called islamic state have launched regular attack in the north and east of the country. last month, the massacre less, more than $130.00 people dead. the former president of the european council, donald too, is staging a political come back in his homeland poland. just as taking over his leader of the main opposition party that he found the liberal civic platform. he wants to challenge the ruling right wing law, justice party and elections in 2 years time. the government has clashed with brussels over law reform, l g, b, t, q, and women's rights. and earlier a spoken d w correspond magdalena goose pollock out in warsaw. and i asked her what to come back is likely to mean for polish politics. it could be dangerous for the ruling party for years, for key key, and we know that he has the vision to win been next election,
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which will take place in 2 years and poland and his ambition for now. and it's clear he will find the properties, keep it, his name is gone. it to happen. we still have come years. so we have to to what to do, what's going to happen. but she came back, you know, compete, he came back to the platform which he called founded to go. and she feels like home, hugh, which he today you were very positive who those self confidence. and he had, he will give courage to, to point to when the next election. well, the time for football and denmark had continued their fairy tale run at the european championship by reaching the semi finals with a $21.00 win over the czech republic. caspar dog berg grabbed what proved to be the winner. the surprise, 992 champions, had to do with christian ericsson clapping on collapsing on the pitch in their 1st
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game. but his recovery has helped spur them on to the last 4. and there was one incident which upset denmark fans at the game, and the answer by johnny capitol back who security staff removed a rainbow flag held up by danish supporters. governing body weight was heavily criticized earlier in the tournament are not allowing munich stadium to be eliminated. in rainbow colors, latest affair has also been slammed by the l g. b t q. community england are playing in their quarter final right now against ukraine. they got through by beating germany to deal at wembley stadium in london earlier this week. england fans, however, were criticized for bullying. the german national anthem singing inappropriate songs. and in particular for marking a young german girl who has seen crying at the game. she was also abused online. but now a british football that is raising money for her to try to make out for the abuse
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and alex forest whiting joins me now in the, in the studio. alex, who is this girl? well, we doesn't know much about her tool apart from we assume that she is german, but she was wembley stadium on tuesday night in the crowd. and as you can see here, she's looking extremely distraught when she realizes that her team is on its way out. that footage is been across the stadium. some england fund stop laughing and cheering. but what was is also seen across the world on, on broadcast media. and people took to twit to another social media forms and started hurling abuse. and germany as well. you know, using words and phrases with icon to even repeat and a lot of england players and also england fans were very upset about this and wanted to call out last abuse. and now, i mean, you're speaking of upset people. one of those upset people is apparently raising money for this girl. yes, that's right. he happens to be
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a whales fan. his name is joe hughes, and he was very angry about this abuse. and he took to twist to say, show the world and our european friends and neighbors, that the highly visible and highly vocal negative minority in the u. k. do not represent us all. and that that is good will left. so he has set up a fundraising campaign to encourage people to donate to that go in his was to show that this little german supporter that not everyone in the u. k. is horrible. so he was hoping to raise around $500.00 pounds and he's out. she weighs a lot more than that. we can look at his fundraising website page. look at that number. 26100. 85 pounds. in fact, the last time i looked, it was almost 28000 pounds. that's almost 32000 euros. and just don't that size i was looking at who was donating and it's people to pounds. here's 3 pounds. they're
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5 pounds here. but so many people who feel that they want to prove that, you know, this is not what england stanfull. wow, what a tale of redemption in a way and but people would want to know has as its grub and found. well, joel is trying to find to and people across social media, broadcast media in the papers and even the fundraising campaign itself. just giving all trying to find out who is this go? who is the family? nobody yet has come forward. so jo hughes has told me that the money will go to charity, possibly an online cherry cherokee. that is going to take an online abuse because he himself has also faced abuse, setting up this fundraising campaign. ok, alex for his wedding. thanks so much for that story. and you're now up to date coming up next to d. w documentary, the new silk road of china's gateway to europe. spicer for watching the
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