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the pentagon says it's putting more than $8000.00 troops on heightened alert in the event they need to deploy to europe will get the latest from washington. also coming up or where school shooting in germany, one person is killed and several others wounded after a gunman opens fire inside a lecture hall at heidelberg university. and if less one nail and more one love, we look at the irish soccer team in new jersey commemorate the legendary dublin concert by reggae star bob martin. ah i'm so me. so has gone. i'm glad you could join us. we start with the ongoing geopolitical crisis between russia and the west, over a possible russian invasion of ukraine. the u. s. says it has put 8005. the troops
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on heightened alert, ready to respond. if nato decides to deploy forces, pentagon press secretary john kirby said no final decisions have been made on deployment. and nato is also announced. it is sending more ships and fighter jets to bolster defenses in eastern europe. russia has mast, an estimated 100000 troops near ukraine's border. and we get the latest on the story. now, bring in our washington bureau chief in as poll. hi n as, why are we seeing this move now? well, the goal of sending military reinforcements to eastern europe, so me would be to provide deterrence and to re insure european to iowa is that the u. s. is on their side. but as for now, there has been no suggestion whatsoever. u. s. troops would deploy to ukraine or take part in any combat roles. this still is part of the diplomatic game of flexing muscles, but having that said to me,
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there is no question the developments are worrying. well, this is part of one of the topics that joe biden discussed in his video call with other european leader. what more can you tell us about what was discussed there? well, one of the core questions is under which circumstances nato would be willing to take military actions. so how do they define an invasion from russia are cyber attacks, for example, already an invasion of what, what about political interference? so where do they draw the red line that will be discussed? the 2nd important topic are sanctions. sanctions might be much more harmful for europe, specially for germany than for the u. s. as germany is highly dependent of the russian gas. and we are getting mixed messages in, as you know, the e. u emphasized today the priority of diplomatic efforts. but nato says it's bolstering it's deterrence in eastern europe. so how does all of that fit together?
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that's right soon. the, well, at this point nobody really knows what russian or russian president vladimir putin plans to do, or maybe he already has decided to invade ukraine, secretary of state and in the blink and said yesterday in an interview with abc that united states is taking this step by step and is evaluating the situation every day new. so with the latest developments they mainly want to show that they would be ready to react to a possible invasion our washington bureau chief in his pole with the ladies there. thank you so much. we can get a round up of some other stories. now. germany's chancellor, olaf schwartz will visit washington in february. it will be his 1st trip to the u. s. capital since taking over from england. michael since taking office shawls has traveled to paris and brussels. a date for the washington visit has not yet been set. british prime minister boris johnson held
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a birthday party during england's 1st cove at 19 lockdown and june 2020. when indoor social gatherings were ban, that's according to britain's i to the news. johnson is under pressure to resign after a series of allegations that parties so place at number 10 downing street during the lockdown. and britain's high court is rule that wiki leaks, founder julian assange, can appeal to the supreme court against his extradition to the u. s. he is wanted there for wiki leaks, publication of hundreds of thousands of leaked documents relating to the afghanistan and iran. the army has taken control in burkina faso, members of the military announced the news on national t. v. soldier said they had suspended the constitution, dissolved the government, and closed the boarders. they set the takeover had been carried out without violence and that those detained were safe. that statement came after days of unrest including street demonstrations and gun battles at army barracks and around the president's residence. the military and many civilians are angry at the
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government's failure to reign in the g hottest insurgency. to get the very latest, we can speak to her, a west africa correspondence flourish to quota. she is a monitoring the story for us. i flourish. tell us what the latest developments are that you're monitoring. oh so me, what we can see right now before us is the collapse of yet i know that democracy in west africa, the military in bulky enough fossil have announced that eva officially and dead the government of the president, the democratically elected president, carbury. and the said that he's safe and they are respecting human rights according to international laws. they've also closed down the air, air, and land borders. they've caught them, they've suspended the constitution. they've dissolved the entire government, the entire democratic government. and they've also imposed
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a cough you from 9 pm to 5 am. i'm in coming days. we would hear the process of what the school is going to be like if they are going to actually handle our par bazzi democratic government. more what their plan is going forward, but so far what we have are, what we know is that the government, the democratic government is over and the military is now in charge in book, in our fossil the military is saying that the president cobra is safe. but, but what more do we know about his situation? well, according to the ruling party, which is president carbury spot see earlier they said that i attempted to attempted murder was averted, so they are claiming that they tried to kill. that is, the military tried to cue president cowboy, but thou was aborted the military thing. that cover is safe. there was no bloodshed,
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according to them. and everything was dawn. you know, with dignity, respect to their dignity, and also human rights stand international human rights standards. as far as where he is right now or his current state, we actually don't have any solid information yet. everything is just unfolding before our very eyes and we wish to see what happens next. are west africa correspondent for us to quit or with the latest developments there. thank you very much. one person has been killed and several others wounded in a shooting at heidelberg university. in southwestern, germany, police say the assailant was an 18 year old german man with no previous criminal record. he opened fire inside a lecture hall before turning that gun on himself. the motive for the attack is still being investigated. the university town shaken by a violent attack. just after noon, an armed attack has stormed
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a lecture hall on hider burkes university campus and started shooting at students. leaving 4 people injured. the man then fled and killed himself for the 18 year old german suspect lived in near by mannheim. we have already searched his flattened, gathered evidence. what we have been able to verify so far is that directly before the attack, he said to what's that message to somebody in which he wrote that people now had to be punished. theresa thought that, floyd, it's krystal off that missing one of his victims. a 23 year old student later died of injuries and hospital police a it appears the attacker had poured his weapons abroad. germany's chancellor expressed shock at the events. it breaks my heart to hear this news. my thoughts are with the relatives and the victims. and of course,
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with the students of the university of hydro bag, the university is the oldest and most prestigious in germany. when he will see caden universities and the city of heidelberg should and will continue to be spaces where people can move without fear. where science can prosper and where young people you can prepare for life label for bern. i. after months of distance learning due to the pandemic students, he had only returned to in person classes 3 months ago. the joy of being back in lectures and seminars. no tainted by tragedy. retired former po benedict, the 16th as admitted he made a false statement during an investigation and to sexual abuse in the german catholic church. benedict had previously said he did not attend a meeting in 1980, at which the transfer of a pedophile priest to his diocese was disgust. the former pope says he made the
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false statement due to what he now calls an editing oversight. a report released last week found that benedict who was then cardinal joseph rossimer, knowingly failed to act against 4 priests accused of child sex abuse in the 1980s. meanwhile, here in germany, a group of 125 church employees, including priests, have publicly outed themselves as members of the l. g. b t q, community. they're calling for an end to the discrimination and exclusion they faced in the church. the issue of homosexuality has caused a major rift and the catholic church between reformers and conservatives. christoph simonson is a preacher and he is homosexual. he's not the only one more than 100 people working in the catholic church have publicly admitted they aren't heterosexual. and thus don't conform to the churches ideology, many of them fear the consequences. thus they say, i'm not worthy of working in the service of this church that i'm
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a gave freak and that it's irresponsible for people and especially young people to be entrusted to my care. oh that, that would form for the bishop of often helmet teaser feels it's time for a change in the catholic church. he says, the institution's view of homosexuality is outdated as, as, as, or is this interpretation of the bible incorrect in modern society remedies or if you mean that fundamental statements made about the phenomenon of homosexuality, are inconsistent with current scientific knowledge than yes. the german bishops conference, welcomed mondays initiative and said no one should be discriminated against on the basis of their sexual orientation. send layman says it is important that so many people found the courage to come out at once. i shall but as a see, i think it takes a lot of bravery to be part of the catholic church, especially as a priest and then say i am gay or i am trans on because these people could lose their jobs. so i have great respect for them, lots of this thing, how?
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because the respect, the dozens who joined the initiative despite the risks are demanding the catholic church change to reflect modern society. the late bob marley remains a reggae legend, but the jamaican superstar also famously loved football. fittingly marley played his last outdoor concert at daily mount park in irelands capital dublin, now bohemian f. c. the club that calls at home has released a jersey. that feature is his iconic image, a symbol of his lasting impact on the city. a mural of bob marley looks down on daily mount park where he took the stage for his last ever live appearance in july, in 1980 back then music's biggest stars really made the trip to an island suffering from draining poverty and mass immigration. it was pretty big deal at the time. arlin, pardon them like 1980. not a lot people were are coming to play gigs on the 1st major international star to play a big outdoor geek here. so it's part of the history of, of the area here that we play in, and i love the stadium itself. daily,
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much used to host the irish national teams games, and it's hollow turf has been graced by its share of superstars paley best and saddam. among them, the bohemians groan, stuff was less than enthused when marley decided to add his name to that illustrious list. pitch before it, before the gig or people at the time center groundsmen run out to tell him to stop playing football. even though it was going to be a lot of people on the pitch answer, it's for the concert. initial efforts were scuppered by legal issues in 2018. but boys have finally released a jersey to commemorate his appearance. once more, its sales will benefit a cause close to the hearts of many an ireland with 10 percent of profits going to help asylum seekers. we are to refugees of the world per capita because for centuries, people left arnold, they went to the u. s. into the u. k. other places. and just in the last 20 years, people have started coming to our lives. and we feel it's really important. those people are treat property treatment respects and welcomes the strip could trigger
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an exodus of its own with big international demand for replicas, expected among marley funds, football supporters and the vast irish diaspora. all thanks to a concert here that continues to inspire dubliners 42 years on you can always get the w news on the go. just download our app from google play or from the app store that will give you access to all the latest news from around the world. as well as push notifications for any breaking it's. and if you are part of a new story, you can use the app to send us photos and videos of what happening, where you are coming up next on the w business. walford tumbles on interest rate fears, searching for that.

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