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this is these are pretty news live from bali deadly crashes of protests on the gaza border leave at least fifteen palestinians dead and over one thousand injured the u.n. is calling for an investigation into the violence on israeli troops opened fire on the protesters. also coming up russia's summons ambassadors to its foreign ministry in moscow as it expels more diplomats and from twenty three countries have been ordered to leave and meet escalating tensions over the poisoning of a former russian double agent.
from helena humphrey thanks for joining me u.n. secretary general and tonic a ted ash is calling for an investigation into the deaths of at least fifteen palestinians in clashes with israeli soldiers in gaza israel's military opened fire on thousands of demonstrators at the closed border between israel and the gaza strip on friday the demonstrators altamont in that refugees been out 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 for the six weeks of protest in what is already the largest demonstration at the border in recent. clashes erupted soon after thousands of palestinians started building 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. there will be no concession on jerusalem and that will no alternative to palestine and no solution but to return. to 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 bear responsibility 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 suspiciously during the night one man was killed and another wounded the slain man's brother said he was a farmer. in that little saloon. he went there every day to
pick pursley in the morning. if it's any of us and himself he's been working there for six or seven years. but nothing ever happened to him when the jews started shooting. 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 a blockade israel has warned that it will defend the border more bloodshed and sorow seem almost inevitable. a little earlier i spoke to a correspondent tanya came on the israeli border with gaza and began by asking her whether more clashes were expected today well from what we understand the protests and the protests. we'll be continuing 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 has said that at least the tent city will stay and 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 all israeli soldiers using live and ammunition. well we've seen that in past him and stray sions 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 the army spokesperson has said that they had pinpointed lies against protesters who came close to fans because israel has said whoever tries to preach the border it will be met with what they call a harsh response and that is what happened there slove seen this high casualties sixteen people were killed and over several hundred wounded now human rights organizations have also said that this has been a disproportionate response and also as you said the un general secretary has called for an independent investigation what actually happened our correspondent tanya came on the israeli border with gaza thank you russia has announced a more diplomatic expulsions in their hour of 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 was poisoned along with his door to us here 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. in view of the diary vention solsbury the russian government is called on to do everything it can to create clarity and transparency an answer justified on resolve questions in the fog. 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 scruple 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 also questions of the russian state and we have still not received adequate of answers 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 manana uses made a brief visit to her home town of mingora in the swat valley it's part of an emotional return to pakistan for the first time since he was she was shot six years
ago by a taliban militant. voters in sierra leone are going to the polls to choose their new president in a runoff election from a military coup leader julius mother b.-o. won the first round hey pledges to end corruption and offer free education his rival some would a camera from the governing party is promising continuity and economic recovery. china is defunct spacelab tangoing one will fall back to earth this weekend it's been in orbit since twenty eleven the ten metre long space station will make an uncontrolled reentry and no one knows for sure where it will land china's space agency says most of it will burn up and probably won't cause any damage. repair of east of pope francis's lead the way of the cross for session at the colosseum in rome the torch that ceremony reenacts the crucifixion of christ assyrian found an iraqi known carried the cross it you're in good friday press. at
the colosseum in rome tens of thousands of faithful gathered for a traditional good friday service led by pope francis torches let the fourteen stations the catholics believe jesus made on his way to crucifixion a syrian family carried the cross at one of the stations just to include the really don't need to do is an image. to be. adjusting the crowd the pope expressed shame senora world pressured by war and division you know. who you vote. for. the good friday service began in silence at st peter's basilica where pope francis lay face down 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. front row now and it so is a special occasion we have a prime unit dortmund square off this time all the more so as mine have the chance to secure the bundesliga title if results elsewhere in the league go that way now the game known as dec has been billed as a clash of the titans but is buying a rock up the titles it's becoming less and less of a fan. draw and. will buy since twenty ten it's been an either or proposition the two clubs have kept the bundesliga title between themselves the last five seasons though it's been advantaged by or is even the
black and yellow half of the rivalry will concede. but. it's received an honorable byron see it as a requirement to be the best team and they've delivered as of our goal at the moment is to be the second best team and we're not there yet you have to be on to something only 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 if she wins is a serious a secondary if we win the title this week or next week or the week after next i'm taking a relaxed attitude their discipline slick's. the defending champs might be tempted to go into this edition of their classic or at less than full throttle they got the first leg of a champions league quarter final on tuesday to contend with. nick to be of think the nicest game is the beginning of a crucial phase for us one where we're going to be playing at midweek and on the weekend virtually every week something getting wind on saturday when we get that
run off to a very good start so it would be my morning medina musique to stockton. and with a little bit of luck a win would earn biron the bundesliga title at the end of beer shower come may. now the most anticipated boxing match so far this year and he just takes on joseph park in cardiff with not one 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. belts already. standing in his way is joseph parker champion between
them they hold all but one of boxing's major well titles the new zealander wavin 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 the talk. out of the people who designed what or how i want to be on the face of all. this is a shield on my heart. back in the other corner joshua's 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 bout to date. this hour twenty quid a month. i'm looking at as a park and i'm just i believe i just shot myself a lot as a puck around for sure. two men three belts on the line but come saturday night just one winner. well cats
a well known state curiosity and a family on safari in the serengeti in tanzania experience this first hand when a cheetah got into the vehicle passengers managed to keep quiet and sat a still as possible while the wild feline cord around the four by four teaches a hunter is the fastest animal on land but the safari creeps at this one appeared more inquisitive than aggressive and disappeared when it spotted the lunch elsewhere. on our minds of the top stories we're following for you clashes between the israeli military palestinians in gaza all reported to have left at least fifteen palestinians dead demonstrators are demanding the russian cheese be allowed to return to hymes that a now in israel. time russia has summoned ambassadors to its foreign ministry in moscow is it announces the expulsion of fifty nine diplomats from twenty three countries this amid deepening international tensions over the poisoning of
a former russian double agent in britain. you're watching the w. news from berlin and more coming up at the top of the hour in the meantime head to our web site that's d.w. dot com on hand and humphrey in ballin thanks for your company stay with us. i'm not over out and they will not succeed in dividing us about not succeeding taking the people off the streets because we're tired of business or trying to show . taking the stand global news that matters. made for mines.
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