also, former wimbledon champion boris becker is jailed for two and a half years for lying about assets during bankruptcy proceedings. a retired afghan general has told abc that he and other former soldiers and politicians are preparing for military offensive against the taliban. and as a heat wave in india and paki pushes temperatures higher, how authorities are trying to keep people safe. ♪ samantha: hello and welcome if you are watching in the u.k., on pbs in the u.s., or around the world. as heavy fighting continues in eastern ukraine, an advisor to the country's president has acknowledged ukrainian forces suffered serious losses. he said ukraine lost control of some towns, but claimed russia's casualties had been colossal. this report finds some images you may find distressing. >> this woman was carried from the wreckage of her home in a body bag. she had been found buried beneath rubble after a russian missile strike on central he have. vera was 55, a journalist for amican broadcaster radio liberty. it says it is shocked and outraged by the meaningless manner of her death. we sa
plus, former tennis star boris becker has been jailed for nkrupt fraud after hiding more than $3 million in assets and loans. that is still ahead. ♪ welcome to world news america on pbs and around the globe. president zelenskyy of ukraine says there is a high risk that peace talks with russia will come to an end because of the actions of russia's troops. moscow again faced worldwide condemnation, this time after launching a missile attack in kyiv last night as the head of the u.n. was viting the city. ukraine called it an attack on the one this report from our eastern europe correspondent contains some images you may find distressing. correspondent: vira hyrych was carried from the wreckage of her home in a body bag. she had been found buried beneath rubble after a russian missile strike on central kyiv. vira was 55, a journalist for the american broadcaster radio liberty. it says it is shocked and outraged by the meaningless manner of her death. we saw forensic workers bring out what looked like fragments of the missile. russia's defense ministry claims it was firinprecision weapons.
in london, former tennis great boris becker was sentenced to 2.5 years in prison for hiding personal wealth. the 54-year-old german declared bankruptcy in 2017. later, a british court found that he illicitly transferred hundreds of thousands of dollars in assets. still to come on the newshour, new polling data suggests a struggle f democrats in the upcoming midterm elections. david brooks and jonathan cahart break down the week's political headlines. a new novel imagines a world in which our memories can be accessed and reviewed by ourselves, and by others. plus, much more. ♪ >> this is the pbs newshour from weta studios in washington and in the west from the walter cronkite school of journalism at arizona state university. judy: antisemitic incidents hit a record high last year in the united states. william brangham has more on what is behind the rise in hate. william: the anti-defamation league, which tracks anti-semitic behavior nationwide, found 2717 incidents in 2021. that's a 34% increase from the year before. that averages to more than seven anti-semitic incidents per day. j
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