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check him with our web special. take a tour of germany state by state on d w dot com. this is the wus a long way from burning deadly clashes a protest on the gaza border leave at least sixteen palestinians dead and over one thousand injured the u.n. is calling for an investigation into the violence off the israeli troops opened fire on protesters. also coming up in russia summons ambassadors to its foreign ministry in moscow as it expels more diplomatic embassy staff from twenty three
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countries have been ordered to leave in the escalating tensions over the poisoning of the russian examination of. the area. i'm going to humphrey thanks for joining me here in sixty general antonio ten issues calling for an investigation into the deaths of at least sixteen palestinians in clashes with israeli soldiers in gaza israel's military opened fire on thousands of demonstrators at the close border between israel and the gaza strip on friday the demonstrators of the morning that refugees be allowed to return to homes that are now in israel the palestinian health ministry says over one thousand demonstrators were injured in the violence the militant group hamas has called the six weeks of protests in what is already the largest demonstration at the border in recent years. clashes erupted soon after thousands of palestinians started building
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tent cities on the gaza side of the border to israel. they're marking a number of historic events the expulsion of palestinians in one thousand nine hundred eighty eight which helped create the israeli state the deaths of six arab israelis in demonstrations in one thousand nine hundred eighty six and the scheduled opening of the us embassy in jerusalem in may so. there will be no concession on jerusalem and the will tentative to palestine a no solution but to return. israel has doubled its military presence on the border similar protests in recent months have led to clashes that cost multiple deaths israel called the protests a dangerous provocation and said that hamas will very sponsibility for any violence . the first casualty came even before the protests got underway israel's military said soldiers opened fire on two men who approached the border and acted
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suspiciously during the night one man was killed and another wounded the slain man's brother said he was a farmer. he went there every day to pick pursley in the morning. since any of us and himself has been working there for six or seven years. but nothing ever happened to him when the jews started shooting . what happened this time i do not know. how mosque has dubbed the protests the great march of return and says they will culminate on may fifteenth with a march across the border to break the siege and end the gas of blockade israel has warned that it will be found the border more bloodshed and sorow seem almost inevitable. when our correspondent tanya claim it is only the israeli border with gaza that speaks to her now good to see tanya do we expect to see more clashes today. well from what we understand the protests the protesters will be
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continuing their demonstrations here in the coming weeks whether this is going to be every day that it's not just clear the organizers of this march of return have said that at least the tent city will stay and they're expected to grow that people will actually stay about seven to eight hundred meters away from the border just to remind the world of the plight of refugees of palestinian refugees but also of the very dire situation in the gaza strip which has been closed off for the past ten years of course but i'm standing you know i'm on the israeli side the border of the gaza strip is behind me this is a closed military zone and we can expect that the tensions will remain high because israel has said everybody who tries to come close to that border will be met with a harsh response what you have seen on friday with the high number of casualties you talk about a harsh response ten year essentially this is live ammunition why are israeli
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soldiers using live and the mission. well we've seen that in pasta ministrations whether that be at the border in the gaza strip malls in the occupied west bank that the israeli army used live ammunition against demonstrators also tear gas and . stun grenades and rubber bullets. army spokesperson has said that they had pinpointed lies against protesters who came close to the fans because israel has said whoever tries to preach to the border it will be met with what they call a harsh response and that is what happened that's why you seen this high casualties sixteen people were killed and over seven hundred wounded now human rights organizations have also said that this has been a disproportionate response and also as you said the u.n. general secretary has called for an independent investigation what actually
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happened our correspondent tanya came on the israeli border with gaza thank you. russia has announced new diplomatic expulsions in the row over the poisoning of a former russian spy moscow has now told twenty three countries that they have to send fifty nine staff members home that's in addition to the sixty american diplomats expelled on thursday is the latest escalation in the standoff over the former double agent said he gets kicked out he was poisoned along with his daughter junia in britain. there's been a constant stream of ambassadors at moscow's foreign ministry several e.u. countries were told some of their diplomats were being sent home in response to russian diplomats being expelled the german ambassador stressed the importance of bilateral relations. and. in view of the diary vention solsbury the russian government has called on to do everything it can to create
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clarity and transparency and answer justified on resolve questions from the frog. for german embassy staff have to leave russia the same number of diplomats berlin has expelled. the united kingdom is being hit harder the crisis began on british soil by the poisoning of sergei screwball and his daughter in salisbury britain holds russia accountable for that and has convinced more than twenty five western nations to expel a total of one hundred fifty russian diplomats out of solidarity with its position . is the use of a chemical weapon on the streets of the united kingdom that has threatened the lives of a number of people in my country we all suffer in questions of the russian state and we have still not received adequate since to those questions russia has emphatically denied any involvement and is demanding evidence from british authorities. now to some of the other stories making news around the world the pakistani nobel peace prize winner and a use of has made
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a brief visit to her home town of mingora in the swat that is part of an emotional return to pakistan for the first time since she was shot six years ago by a ton of fun minutes at. voters in sierra leone are going to the polls to choose their new president in a runoff election form a military coup needed judaist not a b o one the first round he pledges to end corruption and offer free education his rival similar a camara from the governing party is promising continuity and economic recovery. china is defunct spacelab chan gowon will fall back to earth this weekend has been in orbit since twenty and levon the ten metre long space station will make an uncontrolled reentry and no one knows for sure where it will land well china's space agency says most of it will burn up and probably won't cause any damage.
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preparing for easter pope francis has led the way of the cross procession at the coliseum in rome to watch that ceremony reenacts the christopher cation of christ a syrian family and an iraqi nun carry the crossed you're in good friday press. at the coliseum in rome tens of thousands of faithful gathered for a traditional good friday service led by pope francis torches let the fourteen stations that catholics believe jesus made on his way to crucifixion assyrian family carry the cross at one of the stations just to include the really don't need to do is an image. adjusting the crowd the pope expressed shame sr for a world pressured by war and division you know what if. he go to. the good friday service began in silence at st peter's basilica where pope francis
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lay faced out in prayer in front of the altar. he kissed the cross as a sign of penance. good friday commemorates the death of jesus prayer services continue saturday leading up to the most important christian holiday easter sunday which celebrates the resurrection of jesus the. football now and it was a special occasion when ever by munich and brasier dortmund square off this time all the more so as brian have the chance to secure the borders league title if results elsewhere in any go that way now the game is known as dec last week and it's been billed as a clash of the titans is fine rack up the titles it's becoming less and less of a fair fight. different. all by since two thousand and ten it's been an
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either or proposition the two clubs have kept the bundesliga title between themselves the last five seasons though it's been advantaged by or as even the black and yellow half of the rivalry will concede. it was eaten on by and see it as a requirement to be the best team and they've delivered was of our goal at the moment is to be the second best team and we're not there yet you have to react to something new start. in other words dortmund still have their work cut out for them while for buyers clinching the title is only a matter of time films as a service is secondary if we win the title this week or next week or the week after next i'm taking a relaxed attitude their discipline selects the defending champs might be tempted to go into this edition of dec last a car at less than full throttle they got the first leg of a champions league quarter final on tuesday to contend with. think the ice this
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game is the beginning of a crucial phase for us as well where we're going to be playing at midweek and on the weekend virtually every week look at something giving win on saturday we get that run off to a very good start so it would be a monumental and seek to stop them. and with a little bit of luck a win would earn biron the bundesliga title at the end of beer shower come may. now is the most anticipated boxing match so far this year anthony joshua takes on joseph park in cardiff with not one but three heavyweight belts on the line and eighty thousand fans are expected inside the stadium on fight night which brings together two unbeaten world champions. was regarded as the best heavyweight boxer in the world now anthony joshua's looking to add a third heavyweight title to the w.p.a. and i.d.f.
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belts so ready. standing in his way is joseph paca the w.b. out champion between them they hold one of boxing's major well titles the new zealander weighed in six pounds lighter than joshua and his never force on such a big stage he's the underdog but it wouldn't be boxing if he didn't at least talk little. other people as lives up to be a. decision she'll feel awful about. back in the other corner joshua has been working hard to slim down for this fight recognition he'll need poise as well as power to beat parker. and he asked joshua to his confidence of landing that knockout blow as he's done in every professional doubt to date. and i believe. two men three belts on the line
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but come saturday night just one winner. well cap's own well known for their curiosity in a family on safari in the serengeti in tanzania experience this first hand when a cheetah got into the vehicle while the passengers kept quiet and sat as still as possible while the wild feline ordered around their four by four cheetahs a hunter and the fastest animal on land as far groups at this one appeared more inquisitive than aggressive and disappeared when it spotted lunch elsewhere. and reminder of the top story we're following for you clashes between the israeli military and palestinians in gaza are reported to have left at least sixteen palestinians dead demonstrators are demanding the refugees be allowed to return to homes that are now in israel. and russia has summoned ambassadors to its foreign
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ministry in moscow as it announces the expulsion of fifty nine and diplomats from twenty three countries this image deepening international tensions over the poison involved a former russian double agent in britain. you're watching news from ballet and more coming up at the top the hour you can always get the latest on our website that d.w. dot com i'm one hundred three invalid thanks for your company and seizing. earth . or saving google engineers tell stories of creative people and you know they do projects around the world ideas to protect the climate and boost green energy solutions by google i do get some people in the series of global three thousand on g.w. and online. g.w.
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