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line. between. this is d w news live from berlin and venezuela's president says he has survived a drone attack in the capital on the heart of the cold even for. president nicolas maduro speaking during a military parade when blasts were heard during his blaming colombia's president for the alleged attack will have the latest from caracas also coming up tens of thousands of people rally in israel against a new law which they say it marginalizes on june first but this time one of israel's best integrated minorities troops are demonstrating against government
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policy. and protesters face off with counter demonstrators at the headquarters of the united states the most powerful gun lobby our correspondent takes us into the thick of it. thanks for joining us i'm mary and i haven't seen. venezuela says president nicolas maduro has survived an assassination attempt carried out with explosives laden drones during a military parade in a televised address just hours after the incident led to a row blamed the attack on colombia's president juan manuel santos as well as on venezuela's opposition and financial backers in florida well for its part colombia is denying any involvement we now have this look at how the alleged attack unfolded
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. by i guess my guru in full flow suddenly cut short this footage broadcast live on state television shows the moment when an apparent explosion rocked the military parade sending hundreds fleeing on foot to. the government declared it an assassination attempt. that on a modern day which i don't want to see on the explosions were heard which we have established as coming from multiple drone idea. of the fact of what order that people are drawn to that that i do not think that it was an attempt on the life of the president of venezuela nicolas maduro will reveal a new idea but to put everyone at ease the attack has failed to get it or that it or others without a complete i mean the initial. just hours later mudra gave a defiant speech speculating that the incident was a right wing conspiracy with ties abroad. and infantine loss i see not
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a movie there has been an attempt to assassinate me. i have no doubt that this all points to the extreme right in venezuela and in alliance with the right in colombia and that colombia's president one man one sentence is behind this attempt i have no doubt. the socialist president has often accused the right wing opposition of plotting a coup but as the economy continues to weaken widespread protests have become one of the biggest threats to moderates of ministration we're joined now by a correspond oscar schleicher who's in the venice cap venezuelan capital caracas so i ask you in hearing from venezuela's information minister if he says explosive laden drones were used and want to he's calling an attack on president maduro as life what evidence does the government have that drones were used well the
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evidence that we have seen as of yet is the video that you all saw and the government's or the information minister on some drone parts an explosive residue in a neighborhood near my apartment but we have had no we haven't had any visuals but . now over there are witnesses that reported seeing a flying object explode near the stage were present. and we've seen pictures of some of the injured there are seven injured military officers from this explosion and we've seen pictures of those injured officers so that's the only evidence that we. welcome a duro himself or has put the blame on columbia along with backers in florida why would these parties want him dead. well one of the things he mentioned is that they wanted to plot against him because
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of the new economic measures that have been going on here in venezuela we have in a few days we're changing our own currency and there are new. measures to regulate gasoline. prices as well so he's blaming some of that. it is this assassination plot against him all right well what my dora has also said is that a number of those as legibly involved have now been arrested is there any information on who these individuals are or not yet my role mention this briefly during his speech he said he didn't want to give any details until they finish the investigation or something the opposition this could turn into a witch hunt but besides that reaction we've heard little from the opposition specially the opposition leaders about this attack. all right so much doris saying
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this wasn't an attempted assassination but we have been hearing some other very different explanations of what happened we have some news agencies saying a firefighter is saying it was a gas tank explosion what have you been hearing. well there are reports and visual evidence of an apartment in flames near the parade where my hoover was speaking and some agencies are reporting that that was the only explosion on site. this is the twenty i've talked to the house or at least twenty times more who has said there has been sponsored gets a slice of what it was how this was president there were over fifty of these accusations of. terror plots against their lives this is the first time you see a such a such an attack. fold out in front of our eyes and this television.
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address it was made so it is it would be quite elaborate. plan to take on if it wasn't true and there's a lot of people that are in disbelief of this being sure however in social media and some journalists are. have said that this comes from group of military officers and they are calling me an operation. and that was journalist on sky schleicher reporting earlier from caracas. well turning now to israel where tens of thousands of people have been protesting in tel aviv against a controversial new law demonstration was organized by the country's druze minority they say the lot marginalizes non jewish people in the country many directed their anger at israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu. b.d. go home that's the cry from some of the tens of thousands of people who turned out
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to protest against israel's contentious nation state legislation a law which essentially defines israel first and foremost as a jewish state arabs make up a fifth of the population and the trees a much smaller minority say the new law also sightlines them but. we are here to send a clear message to the israeli government we were a lot settled down for nothing less than equal rights as the trial is to visit the nation state law to clears israel the exclusive homeland of jewish people it singles and hebrews the state language effectively prioritising it about arabic which has for decades been recognized as an official language to it spoken by the trees who make up just two percent of the population people ask us to consider the ourself we considered ourselves as israeli drools what he did that is
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not the name of the rose george states a girl not a jew shall we us the government and the organ in but members of the knesset to delete these will not to convict this law to delete this law from the history of. the juries have risen to high office in the military and politics since the one nine hundred fifty s. now you more than sixty years on they are fighting to retain the recall the see and achieve it for other minorities in israel. and that is some of the other stories making headlines around the world. wildfires have kicked up in southern portugal over one of the hottest weekends on record for the iberian peninsula hundreds of firefighters were sent to battle the blaze with the assistance of water bombing aircraft the europe wide heatwave has been especially severe in portugal and spain with temperatures exceeding forty five
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degrees celsius on saturday thousands of anti abortion protesters have demonstrated in buenos ira's ahead of a landmark vote in congress that could legalize abortion in argentina the bill passed the lower house earlier this year the vote will take place on wednesday and looks set to be very close. brazil's workers' party has named former president luis and us to the silva as its nominee for the presidential elections despite him currently serving a prison sentence for corruption one lomu served as president from two thousand and three to two thousand and ten and remains the front runner in opinion polls the first round of voting will take place in october. and the united states protesters have demonstrated at the headquarters of the national rifle association against the group's role in blocking stricter gun control laws protesters call for
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a tougher background checks for buyers of guns and a ban on assault weapons but supporters of the powerful gun lobby also came to voice their opposites a rare display of the two sides talking to each other but both are holding their ground. yet you're put property over life which is a crime though it's not the only one who's i'm sure i can thank you for everybody forces necessary to work i want to preserve for my home as we are it's a heated discussion as protesters and counter protesters clashed over the role of guns in the united states this is a stop on the march of our lives national road trip that's been aimed at raising awareness about gun violence and registering people to vote as you can see it's a smaller protest that some of the ones we've seen earlier this year but the location is important we're here right in front of the national rifle association which they blamed for buying off politicians. across a police barricade and are a supporters say it's people not guns that are the problem they don't want any
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restrictions on their ability to carry such weapons if someone who doesn't follow the law because we face a criminal law comes out and decides to hurt me or anybody else in the group i want to have adequate protection to help those kind of people guns are the great equalizer it's you know if i'm up against two hundred fifty pound man i cannot physically defend myself without some form of you know self-defense weapon. but showing up wearing guns is horrifying for students who have seen their classmates gunned down before their eyes i'm not saying you know take away all their guns but i'm like you right there are disregarding like the laws that everyone has like lost their lives again america to gun violence and life is just like disrespectful. walking all over was a. student who died in the mass shooting at a high school in parkland florida earlier this year he was gunned down by an air fifteen by someone who was known to be a threat today's his eighteenth birthday we're not going to forget about him
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because this shouldn't be happening i shouldn't have to hold this post or he should be here with us with elections just three months away there's no sign of compromise gun control advocates will have to make good on their promise to vote out politicians who support the n.r.a. . well fifty one years ago donald campbell's attempt to break his own water speed record and it in tragedy is hydroplane bluebird lifted from canister water in england and somersaulted crashing back into the lake and killing campbell now his daughter gina has breathed new life into the boat and her father's legend. an emotional moment for gina campbell. more than fifty years after her father perished in an attempt to set a new world to speed record his hydroplane bluebird return to the water. bottle campbell was forty five at the time of his death determines a beach is on record of two hundred seventy six point three miles per hour plunged
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into like coniston in england's like district with devastating effect it's. now salvaged and restored bluebird has been given a new lease of life for gina it's as if it never left the water. for me walking in here this morning is like a complete deja vu you could turn back the clock fifty five years and this is how i remember bluebird with my father still alive and in all her falling glory then following tests in scotland bluebird is even expected to run at speed next year in coniston the setting for that fateful day fifty one years ago it's just it really is magnificent and i hope my dad's looking down. and telling everybody what a good job is done and let's see he had no float on the water in his engines bloss a piece of sporting history comes to life as blue but makes a splash once again and you're watching news coming to you from for
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a lemon join us again at the top of the hour for another update america haven't seen from all of us in the newsroom thanks for watching. and all. language courses. video for you.


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