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this is d.w. news live from berlin clashes on the gaza border leave at least sixteen palestinians dead israeli troops opened fire on protesters during mass demonstrations the u.n. is calling for an investigation into the violence also coming up. a spokeswoman for peace returns to a land torn by war while other yousafzai makes her first visit to pakistan where she was killed almost killed more than five years ago. and in the u.s. more protests following the death of yet another unarmed black man at the hands of
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the police now this autopsy is raising new questions about the killing. my actuator welcome to the program the u.n. secretary general antonio terrace is calling for an investigation after at least sixteen palestinians were killed in clashes with israeli soldiers on friday israel's military opened fire on thousands of demonstrators who were rioting at the gaza border the palestinian authority has declared a national day of mourning. for you every side street every rooftop. is awash with emotion such rachid with anger one day on from the bloodiest purchase since the two thousand and fourteen war the nation's grief hangs heavy at least sixteen pup. sinews killed by israeli forces and more than
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a thousand injured following mass protests witnesses reported life fire multiple rounds of rubber bullets and tear gas trucked into crowds. after the march started i went through the fence i found an injured woman i couldn't bear to see euro not help her i brought her of. both legs into. the u.n. has opened an independent inquiry into the deadly clashes palestinians demand to return to what they call their homeland trying to ease great to march for a return had marked the forty second anniversary of land day when six ananda palestinians were shot by israeli forces in one nine hundred seventy six as the government to queue just wastes of palestinian land to create the state of israel israel's military released these images showing palestinians throwing stones at the border on friday they claim they don't need targeted instigates is they blame the bloodshed on hamas which controls the gaza strip. what we've seen is
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a violent riot in its clearest form the hamas terrorist organization have said that people to the border with israel and gaza in order to camouflage that true intentions of tara. a day on from friday's aggression and eerie sense of quiet determination simmers and demonstrators camps. they hope that the old will die out and the young will forget but the young are here they want to go back to the land so they filed it as any grandfathers. young want to go back they have more ambition and than their elders. six more weeks of mass protests are planned in the run up to the seventieth anniversary of israel's founding what palestinians dubbed not the catastrophe and if pos history is any lesson that could mean more bloodshed in one of the world's longest standing conflicts of the modern era. lucia is
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a journalist in gaza and he joins us now thank you for being with us we saw what happened yesterday we're now twenty four hours out what's been the situation on the border today today kind of a small but. i don't want. to lose in this. yes it went. well. what. you want to. see. you. are losing you unfortunately so we'll have to see if we can get you back on later in the program apologies but we'll move on now to some of the other stories making news around the world some five hundred guests attended the funeral of british scientist stephen hawking in cambridge england mourners included
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eddie redmayne who portrayed hawking in the award winning film about his life the physicist was known for groundbreaking research into black holes and for defying a crippling disease to live to the age of seventy six. workers have taken down the american flag from the u.s. consulate in st petersburg the kremlin ordered the consulate closed and sixty eight american diplomats expelled the u.s. is among twenty three countries also giving russian diplomats the boot all this is in response to a poison agent attack on former spy and his daughter yulia in salisbury england. the trump administration has frozen more than two hundred million dollars earmarked for recovery aid in syria former secretary of state rex tillerson and now it's the extra funding in february during a meeting in kuwait with other members of the coalition to defeat isis but trump reportedly only became aware of the money's existence after he saw a media report about it in pakistan a homecoming for
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a young voice of peace malala yousafzai is visiting her village in the swat valley it's been it's the first time she's been there since two thousand and twelve when the taliban nearly killed her. she said coming home a daughter who six years ago was mimic outspoken belief that go deserve education. the time of on shot. in the head but instead of killing her time strengthened her resolve now malala is back the youngest of a nobel peace prize winner is visiting her hometown and pakistan small region security is tiny when mother was shot in two thousand and twelve the pakistani army had where he been back in control of the area for three years similar attacks still happen from time to time but now the streets of swat a mini peaceful and bustling. outside the local press club these men welcome her
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return. we're very happy because my mama is a daughter of pakistan and the daughter of swat we are happy that the daughter of swartz has returned we welcome her with our whole hearts. we welcome her with our hearts it is a matter of pride for us that she has given recognition to the name of swatch throughout the whole world. but others still claim that go against both islam and pakistan an idea she continues to challenge i'm proud of and i'm proud of my country islam has taught me. peace is done historically the importance of education the first word of islam the first word of koran was a crime. and in and the wife of prophet peace be upon him with a businesswoman with me teaches us that women should be involved in the me they should be doing business or they should be getting jobs in the they should they should be thinking or put inside for mama her return is
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a dream come true she never wanted to leave she hopes to advocate further for the rights of girls education. further police violence against black citizens has sparked new protests in the united states louisiana authorities fired a white police officer who shot a man dead and a separate case the police shot an unarmed man in california eight times and the autopsy shows almost all of their shots were in the back. marches in california state capital sacramento protest at the shooting two weeks ago of twenty two year old stefan clock police who shot him in the back say they feared he was holding a gun it turned out to be a cellphone. in a separate case in louisiana body camera footage shows two police officers swearing at thirty seven year old alton sterling outside a grocery store before shooting him dead but one officer blaine salamone e. has now been fired it was clear that blaine salem only came out like
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a pit bull. and immediately escalated the entire situation putting a gun to this man's hit. using profane language threatening his life and he ended up taking his life. as second officer involved has been suspended from duty my decision was not based on politics. it was not based on emotions it was based on the facts of the case the family lawyer says the police have a responsibility to the whole community we know how difficult it is we understand it it's a tough job. they have to deal with a lot but with high duty comes high expectations you don't just look after white people you look after black people and hispanic and asian and everyone else a series of recent fatal shootings of black men by police has sparked
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a nationwide protests and the black lives method a movement but these cases can only fuel the debate over bias in the american criminal justice system. we're going to go back to has embellisher journalist in gaza for more on the situation there has and we still have and yesterday bring us up to date on what the situation on the border has been today. well i went there in the morning to the to the scene same thing areas where. demonstrations and protests yesterday today was a smaller version of yesterday few hundreds of protesters were at the border still in the same same place some of them they approached the fence even less than three hundred where the israeli army want war and palestinians to approach. i could hear the fire gunfire and i saw.
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grenades were fired at the protesters according to the ministry of health things they said forty six palestinians were and just today along the border. so it's it's it's it's still ongoing with with less. with less than a straight hours or protest. seems like the situation still tense on the ground and you attended two of the funerals for people who were killed on friday what were the mourners there saying. well people were angry of course at the lows members of their families. they were mourning tents set up in the streets i want to as you mention one of them. the family show the video how their son was killed he was twenty years old he was. a string of. gaza strip he was he went to help someone else who was picking up
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a tire for closer place and the fence. out of sight and he got in his head actually the family said he was on he was in a showdown so the israelis he was running away from the fence and out of sudden he got in the head the family was angry and wanted. accountability for that the other family was like we'd be pissed off. with the father was saying you know is destroying the future of people then where do you think things are going to go from here. well things are not predictable definitely things were as according to the for the organizers of this march is. that they want to keep they wanted to be on and kept. on going till.
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mid may. well. of course again at the like. every day might be some some protesters maybe on fridays my might have bigger numbers. and then listen we're going to leave it there thank you very much for joining us from gaza. to sports news former tennis star and trainer andre agassi has announced that he is no longer part of novak djokovic his coaching team started working with the twelve time grand slam winner prior to last year's french open djokovic a former world number one tennis player has been out of the limelight for most of the past six months due to an elbow injury and he did play recent tournaments at indian wells and in miami but he was knocked out of both ends in the first round. meanwhile germany's number one tennis star. has made the final round of the mammy
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open the twenty year old cruise to a straight sets victory over spaniard public. is ranked world number four and now faces america's john for the title on sunday and monday as they continue their tear in the league this time they defeated freiburg two nil getting the goals were. dollar and are still comfortably in second spot in the standings in other games they've been through without a burgh one of our last at home to leipsic health and home run roughshod over cologne stuttgart and hamburg shared the point the big match of the weekend ended with a whitewash for by and against top month robert live and getting a hat trick of their currently heritage berlin are hosting. sunday has two games bremen take on frankfurt and minds go up against mention gladbach. and that's when is wrapped around us again at the top of the hour for more news or you can check out our website or follow us on twitter at d w news thanks for
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