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ah, ah ah ah, this is dw news live from berlin defying putin's warning. finland makes it official . it wants in with nato. villain's prime minister at president make the announcement a day after the president of neighboring russia calls the idea, a mistake. also coming up. the grain says it's 2nd largest to see is secure once again. ukrainian soldiers clear villages on the outskirts of car give off the russian troops withdrawal. but ukraine's president ward of a drawer draw out, fight in the eastern dog bask region and the f. b, i is calling it
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a possible hates crime. a shooting in the us. the state of new york has left 10 people dead. most of the victims of black, the suspect is white. ah, i really muhammad, welcome to the program. finland has announced it will officially apply for nato membership. if approved, the edition often would double datas border with russia. the application needs to be endorsed by the finish parliament, but that's expected to be a formality. so far, nato member turkey has expressed reservations about finland's membership, but finished private list at santa marin said she was confident in the country's application. we haven't had any indication in nato that there would be any
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problems for finance or sweden's membership. he made a we, we have all the capabilities, we are already very into linked with nato, and we are close partners to nato. we haven't had any indications that there would be any problems. i spoke with dee deputies, bureau chief in brussels, alexandra phenomena about finance bids to join nato. so when we talking keep up the finished decision to join nato to formerly filer application for nato membership. it was an upcoming as a surprise because days ago they already said that they are in favor of their country joining the alliance to finish. a president described this moment as a historic moment as the beginning of a new era. and indeed, it is a new era for the country after decades of military lee, you trial, etc. and now as you just mentioned, the finish parliament will debate the issue. but sir, the vote there is considered
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a formality because the majority in favor of and natal membership of a fin lunch is a certain. alexander, there has been objections from taki on finland and also sweden joining nato. what's being done to dial down the tensions to get a deal on this while their foreign minister, as he and berlin, came together to speak with each other. and of course, also with turkey, we have to say that their objections, they came a bit out of a nowhere out of the blue here for many and many a ministers that we had a chance to speak with. told us that there was quite there quite confident that turkey will come around and the turkish government has accused sweden in particular of supporting and engaging with the kurdish extremist groups here particular the p
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. k. k. a bad sir. many here are indicated that the reasons for turkish and or turkey's objections could be more of the domestic issues or for instance, as restrictions on weapon deliver it to turkey. after buying a russian made or a defense systems for as for instance, the u, as a decided to impose sanctions against turkey thought maybe that is the reason. but here anyone is confident that there will be no turkish veto. and what's the perspective from russia? while russia has threatened to retaliate in the case of a membership of finland and sweden, but they seem to be dialing down a bit so they have suspended deliveries of electricity to finland. for instance.
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they are, they have also threatened to move more troops to the finish border, which is a long one. however, we also have to say that to the russian army is at the moment, very busy in ukraine. they have suffered a huge loss is there. and according to nato military officials, they're there and aggression. the war has lost momentum in ukraine. so no one here, i think, as a thinking that russia could treat tale age by a, by a talking finland, t w's alexandra vietnam. and thank you so much. now the ukrainian military claims to have driven russian troops out of the area around car give you cranes, 2nd largest city regional authority, say the shelling there has stopped, but you crazed president says his forces elsewhere lack the means to tip the scales in their favor. let him is zalinski told of visiting us senate delegation,
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he needs more weapons. republican leader, mitch mcconnell, leads the u. s. senate delegation on a stroll through kiff to show their support for ukraine's war effort. it was all smiles and hand shakes as they met with president zelinski. how are you? good and regular? well har, thank you. we know each other a little bit. yeah. that's zalinski made it clear that smiles and hand shakes and polite small talk won't drive the russians out of ukraine. his armed forces need more long range artillery and strike aircraft to be able to hit russian forces and disrupt their supply lines. ukraine's general staff said the russians were pulling back from ca, keith, as they pressed their offensive in the southeast residence of villages around khaki for coming to terms with the destruction left in the wake of russia's retreat. weeks of artillery bombardment and occupation have taken a heavy, tall oh,
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are you in? russia launched fresh ground and air attacks in the eastern doughnuts province aiming to deplete ukrainian forces and destroy their fortified positions. the russian military seems to have an inexhaustible supply of machinery and men. president philadelphia, zelinski said that the outcome of the war would depend on support from europe and other allies. meanwhile, russian forces still haven't managed to defeat the last ukrainian fighters in the southern city of murder. you fall. families of the soldiers hold up in the us of style. steel works are asking china to help negotiate an evacuation of the wounded dumb objective ins. enough bounded what goes on, there is no longer a war, murders are taking place there, but i can see hundreds of wounded with no limbs and no anesthetics but a divine. while new bombardments inflict new wounds on already wounded fighters when they, they're exhausted. and just below the line of life,
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so we want them to be re skewed, mahatma, about equal to vala many government. she said that for the fighters, trapped inside the steel works, surrendering is not an option. as she believes the russians would execute any captured members of the as of regiment or the w that is bullying her, joins us now from give. what's the latest situation there in cartier? what we're hearing is that the russians have almost driven the ukrainians have almost driven the russian troops out of the area just as just a very small trip along the border where the russians, the troops still i and we also hearing from observers, although this needs to be confirmed that are the russians have started to orderly retreat from the area. that would be the same scenario as we have seen and key of wednesday, ukrainian army gets the upper hand. the russians quickly get out of the area and may be the troops will be sent elsewhere. the main battle to come is now in the
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area on bus. and on the side of all of this rushes blockade of ukrainian ports. and the black sea is affecting millions of people inside and outside of the country. what are the here authorities planning to do about this? just to give you an idea, an estimate is that ukraine feeds 400000000 people worldwide. so this is very significant for, for many countries, there are uh, plans to ship the grain out by or by road, by rail, et cetera. but there are many problems because there are no road network. no, a rail network can ship out the same quantity as the ports can. moreover, some of the tracks that lead to was to port that would be available for this. they lead through bella rows and bellows is, of course, on the russian side. so many questions here, it will not be able to compensate what they're shipping now. and what is, what's been the reaction to ukraine winning the eurovision song contest. this has
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been seen as a huge sign of encouragement, especially considering that it was the popular vote that was so clearly in favor of the ukrainian a song and, and that was clearly in support of, of ukraine. this was, of course, of course, a big political component and zalinski. the president said that next year ukraine is planning to hold the se in maricopa which by then, according to his words, would be liberated and rebuild, of course, that they are mit, lots of questions, whether this will be possible. but a ukraine is taking this and, and zalinski as a media savvy president is, are you, is, is making use of this huge symbol of support that the european audiences have sent to ukraine to w mathias, bullying her in care for us. thank you so much. well, let's get you up to speed on some other stories making headlines around the world.
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palestinians are marching in ramallah in the west bank to mock knock by day is commemorates the displacement of hundreds of thousands of palestinian arabs during the 1st arab israeli war, which began on this day in 1948. each year ceased protests around the globe coding for the recognition of palestinian nationhood. people in lebanon are causing their ballots in parliamentary elections. the 1st since and uprising against the ruling elite in 2019 new political groups all facing off against established parties. lebanon is seeing a growing economic crisis with shortages of food, water and medicine. voting is underway in elections in the german state of north wine vis thalia, though to seen as a test for the social democrats of olaf sholtes. germany's most popular state is traditionally an s p d stronghold, but swung to the conservatives in 2017. the 2 parties on neck and neck in the pulse
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to lancaster president has one in for new menaces as he seeks to restore a functioning government. the cabinet was dissolved last week after the president's brother resigned, as prime minister off the weeks of protests. their president to go to pyre roger pox, the appointed a new prize pre a new prime minister on thursday. noah, a white gunman has opened fire at a supermarket in buffalo, new york, killing 10 people. most of them black the f. b. i says the incident is being investigated as a hate crime. the suspect was arrested at the scene. he has pleaded not guilty to 1st degree murder. good. wow. the aftermath of a brutal attack crowds gathered outside a local supermarket, no turned crime scene to offer each other support people who were just buying groceries. witnessed 1st hand. a mastercard. when he went in the store in the store,
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he shot outside the store inside the store or when he started in stores, police say the 18 year old white male suspect was carrying an assault rifle marked with a racist slur. he shot 13 people, killing 10 of them, and all 11 of the victims were black. the suspected gunman surrendered to police officers at the scene and was charged. i was later. c the visual has been arranged on murder in the 1st degree, which is the highest charge for murder charge in new york state, carries with it a sentence of life without parole. the highest punishment we have in new york state . and the cemetery says, the suspect pleaded not guilty. the 1st 2 minutes of his attack were live streamed on social media platform, twitch via a camera attached to his helmet authorities or calling for tighter controls on
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streaming site. alright and remanded, there is a responsibility out there and we're going to continue to work on this and make sure that those who provide these platforms have a moral and ethical. and i hope to have a legal responsibility to ensure that such hate cannot populate these sites. the live streaming of terror attacks is becoming more common with extremists using online platforms to spread messages of racial hatred. now in tennis, the walls number one tennis player, novak doc of it has reached a milestone picking up tall victory, number 1000 on route to the italian open. final topic. deckervidge defeated, caspar rude in straight sets becoming only the 5th men player to reach 1000 wins in the open era. hilo faced stefan, nor stacy bus in the final. and later this month, jock of ich, who missed the australian open because of his vaccination status is expected to
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defend his french open title. well, that's as you up to date, you get all the latest news and analysis on the website, d, w dot com season. we're all set to go beyond the obvious citizenship and then we're all live as we take on the we're all about the stories that matter to whatever it takes believe i'm following you fire made.

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