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this is the w. news line going from band-aids deadly clashes at protests on the gaza border leave at least sixteen palestinians dead and more than one sounded to the u.n. is calling for an investigation into the violence of the israeli troops opened fire on protesters. or sir coming up russia summons ambassadors to its foreign ministry in moscow as it expels more diplomatic and down from twenty three countries have been awarded two leaders made escalating tensions over the poisoning of a former russian double agent. the woman.
from helena humphrey thanks for joining me u.n. secretary general antonio 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 the closed border between israel and the gaza strip on friday the demonstrators are demanding that refugees be allowed to return to homes that are now in israel 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 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 tentative to palestine a 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. he went there every day to
pick pursley in the morning. if it's anything less than himself he's been working there for six or seven years. but nothing ever happened to him when the jews started shooting. this time i do not know this is a. hamas 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. and at an earlier i spoke to our correspondent tanya came on the israeli border with gaza and began by asking her where there were clashes were expected today. well from what we understand the protests and the protests this will 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 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 where 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 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 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 have 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 happened our correspondent tanya came on the israeli border with gaza thank you. russia has announced more diplomatic expulsions in the rout over the poisoning of
a former russian spy moscow has now told twenty three countries that they have to send fifty nine staff members hope 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 dire events in solsbury the russian government has called on to do everything it can to create clarity and transparency and answer justified on resolve questions from the. board 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 since to those questions russia has emphatically denied any involvement and is demanding evidence from british authorities. all right now some of the other stories making news around the world the pakistani nobel peace prize winner milan a use of say made a brief visit home town of mingora in the swat valley it's part of an emotional return to pakistan or the first time since he 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 he 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's defunct spacelab tiangong one will fall back this weekend it's been in orbit since twenty eleven the ten weeks along 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 for preparing for easter pope francis has led the way of the cross procession at the coliseum in rome the torch lit ceremony reenacts the crucifixion of christ
assyrian family and in a rocking on carried the cross during good friday prez. 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. in corinth only don't need to do. so in a huge. addressing the crowd the pope expressed shame seen for a world fractured by war and division you know. he will. the good friday service began in silence at st peter's basilica where pope francis lay faced out in prayer in front of the altar.
he kissed the cross as a side 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. from paul now and it was a special occasion when ever by munich and dortmund square off and this time all the more so as fine have the chance to secure the ground as neat a title if results elsewhere in the lake go that way now the game known as dec asacol has been billed as a clash of the titans but is by iraq up the titles is becoming less and less of a fair fight. drama and. who by 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. which was eaten on school by and 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. this has been no 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 series is secondary if we win the title this week or next week or the week after next i'm taking a relaxed attitude there disc on slicks the defending champs might be tempted to go into this edition of their classic or at less than full throttle they've got the first leg of a champions league quarter final on tuesday to contend with. think the ice this 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 wins on saturday we get that run off to a very good start so it would be a morning madonna music to start and. end with a little bit of luck a win would earn byron the bundesliga title and a beer shower come may. now to the most anticipated boxing match so far this year anthony joshua 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 well champions. yeah was he's 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 parka the 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 the talk. other people on the slightest what or how to be under. decision she'll feel hot. 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. on the park and i believe. two men three belts on the line but come saturday night just one winner.
caps all well known for their curiosity on a family on safari in the serengeti in tanzania experience this first hand when the cheetah got into the vehicle the passengers kept quiet and sat as possible while the wild feline around the four by four sheets is a hunt is on the fastest animal on land but the story groups and this one appeared more inquisitive than aggressive and disappeared when it spotted lunch elsewhere. and our mind and other top stories we're following for you clashes between the israeli military and palestinians in gaza are reported to have left at least fifteen palestinians dead demonstrators are demanding that refugees be allowed to return to homes that are now in israel. and russia has summoned back to this to its foreign ministry in moscow as it announces the expulsion of fifty nine diplomats from twenty three countries this in
a deepening international tensions over the poisoning of a former russian double agent in britain. you're watching the news live from berlin plenty more coming your way at the top of the hour don't forget you can always head to a web site for its d.w. dot com i'm going to humphrey in berlin to stay with us if you can. take personally you already with the wonderful place to make the game so special. treat. my. pick up more than. mine. about changing the world. but i was a woman in egypt something.
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