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tv   DW News - News  Deutsche Welle  December 25, 2018 1:00pm-1:16pm CET

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this is news coming to you live from berlin the debt still in the indonesian tsunami rises to four hundred twenty nine as people try to salvage what they can from the rubble desperately needed aid has started to arrive but humanitarian workers warn that clean water and medicine supplies are running out to get the latest from the region also coming up. pope francis delivers his traditional christmas day blessing to the city of rome and the world he condemned what he ordered human greed and consumerism. and in his christmas message germany's
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president. or just people to address tensions in society but engaging with each other and not kristie art. cheema a very warm welcome to you we start in indonesia where the number of dead has risen to four hundred and twenty nine two days after a tsunami swept across the coasts of java and sumatra the death toll is expected to rise with thousands of people still missing in the more remote areas of the islands almost one thousand five hundred people were injured in the disaster really get a live update from the region but first this report. out so not only warning has people fleeing for their lives. luckily this time
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a false alarm. but with the a not krakatoa volcano believed to be the cause of saturday's tsunami still erupting experts warn that more killer waves could hit the devastated region. this fear has driven thousands to overcrowded evacuation centers. i am not i am here because i'm afraid of a disaster my house is actually far from the sea but i'm afraid the water will rise and flood my house so that's why i'm here. those who returned home to salvage what they can i faced with a wasteland of collapsed houses. in order to survive people have no choice but to try and return to normal as quickly
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as possible. at this market vendors sell the remnants of anything they can find. it is good that we're only just opening now people are only coming in now as the last two days have been quiet we haven't made any money meanwhile the grim recovery effort continues but the true extent of the damage is yet to unfold with rescue is only now reaching areas that were previously inaccessible. we're now joined by the deputy correspondent and she's in in western java which is about the worst affected areas hi anna give us an indication of how many people are still missing and how is the search going. i'm read of the numbers and the search and command operation center have the number of missing pegged at
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a couple of dozen but both authorities and residents say that this is likely to be very underreported we have to remember that there are staging areas that really be inaccessible these are the areas that have been blocked off by rita and that did the tearing of these roads remain to date because there are continuous rain additionally there are some i looked at that very night and have been inaccessible . this area is a tourist area and the tsunami happened last weekend right before the holidays there were many people here who decide to concerts all sorts of holiday gatherings and there's no waits one hundred one how many of those visitors make the need to be missing. the new queen and kind of travelling around in the region how anxious all people do about the possibility of another tsunami. people are very anxious about another tsunami and it doesn't help that from here whether you go to the higher up areas or you're in the coastal areas you will hear the grumbling of the volcano and
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that is an indication that the volcano remains active so this is really adding to the fears of the people not to mention that indonesia has been ravaged with a series of natural disasters to see it so i thought he's been warning people to do is to be careful of additional and tsunami and to seek shelter and higher area we visited in village earlier where that where villages have fled to higher up the area and even there you could hear the rumblings they said was stark really this area which is an elevated area was untouched by floods in the tsunamis but they continue to feel very anxious about how they and how long they think so you. and i know how up people coping what is the situation like for survivors they are. the survivors that we visited in that village which was the higher ground they were seeking shelter among family members some retail we saw houses that were and can
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families that were living there all scrunched up together they took comfort in the fact that you know at least we are together we are with our families and doffed was but they said that they are anxious about how long they've been there with their families and how much longer their food supplies will keep them or see them through those questions remain unanswered for them and that is causing a lot of anxiety and lot of uncertainty. still quite a difficult situation for people. in in western java thank you very much for that update. let me bring you up to date with some other stories making news around the suicide bombers have attacked libya's foreign ministry in the capital tripoli one of the attackers detonated his explosives another was shot by gods before he could do so security officials say three people have been killed
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. in monday's gun and bomb attack on the kabul government compound killed at least forty three people that's according to officials there it was like the deadliest assaults on the of capital coming at the end of one of the stands most violent no group has yet claimed responsibility. hollywood star kevin spacey has been charged with indecently assaulting an eighteen year old man in two thousand and sixteen it's the first criminal case brought against the oscar winning actor since his career collapsed amid a series of sexual misconduct allegations a year ago space is due in court in early january. while stock markets have plunged deeper into the red shares on tokyo's nikkei index are down more than five percent it's the worst finish in nearly two years and this after monday's nearly three percent for wall street investors doubts about the u.s.
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economy are growing on twitter president donald trump lashed out at the federal reserve calling it the only problem the economy had after recent interest rate increases creators also rumors trump is planning to fire the fed chief powell strong sense of mission committed. president frank. has urged people to address tensions in society by engaging with each other in his christmas message recorded at berlin's bellevue palace steinmeier said the nation must not be allowed to drift apart. christmas for the german president. or is a time to talk to one another with family with friends and also with those who have political leanings other than your own. christmas is a time not only for carols but sometimes also for quotes i believe it's good for us to engage in debate it's good for us to talk to each other if i had one wish for
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our country then it would be let's have more debate. steinmeyer things germans are spending less time actually talking to each other and more time in their own social bubbles. however no matter how upset we are about others or wish they just didn't exist one thing remains true we are all part of this country regardless of our origin skin color approach to life or favorite sports team or. orderly ping's month. his christmas wish this year is that people enter into dialogue with one another other countries he says are showing us what happens when societies drift apart. we have seen burning barricades and powers deep political rifts in the united states and anxiety in the united kingdom ahead of brecht's it europe is being put to the test in hungary italy and
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other places we are in the heart of europe of course not immune against these developments the president is convinced german democracy is strong and to make sure it stays that way we all have to work together. in rome francis is given his traditional to be at or to be christmas day message to the city of rome and to the world from the balcony of st peter's basilica the head of the roman catholic church said the universal message of christmas was that god is a good father and be our brothers and sisters people to put aside partisan interests and look for political solutions to wars and conflict and francis used his christmas eve mass to call on christians to lead a simpler life during this festive time when the focus is often on gifts and
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feasting the pontiff told worshippers in st peter's that they should give up greed and gluttony and remember to share. in front of some ten thousand followers in sin peter's basilica pope francis continued the theme of his papacy criticizing consumerism and its impact on humanity francis made his message direct and personal. let us ask ourselves do i really need all these material objects and complicated additions to live. can i manage without all these unnecessary extras and live a life of greater simplicity. condemning the widening gap between rich and poor francis encourage the faithful to give and share instead of devouring and hoarding . mankind
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became greedy and for ratios. in our day for many people life's meaning is found in positions in having an excess of material objects and insatiable greed mocks all human history even today when paradoxically a few dine in luxury while too many go without the daily bread needed to survive. and in bethlehem where christians believe jesus was born there were traditionally festivities as people flock to the special destination this still is busier than ever tourism a part you see all the trails in the west bank town of fully booked the schools of local and foreign visitors were treated to polished indian scouts bagpipes and parading pasta giant christmas tree. you're watching news let me bring you up to date the top stories that they're following feel the death toll in the indonesian tsunami has reached four hundred and twenty
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nine with almost one hundred one thousand five hundred injured desperately needed aid just started to arrive but humanitarian workers warned clean water and medical supplies. and pope francis has delivered his traditional christmas day blessing to the city of rome and to the wild only as of midnight mass he condemned forty corps human greed and consumerism and people in the developed world to lead a simpler life. it is christmas day today and if you're celebrating all of us say of the newsroom a very happy christmas i'm going to leave you with some a christmas pictures from around the was and remember santa does not or reese come on a sleigh enjoy. bursts
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