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your highness. the problems. starts oct 11th. enough. this is a deep wus live from berlin suspected drone attacks for saudi arabia to slosh it's through the oil production body how the world's largest oil processing facility was set ablaze by the assault the rebels from yemen have claimed responsibility but the u.s. planes are ran. tunisians are voting today in a presidential election with 2 dozen candidates to choose the country called snap
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elections after the 1st democratically elected president since the arab spring die in office. on nick spicer glad to have you with us saudi arabia has temporarily halted oil production at 2 facilities after they were attacked by yemeni yemeni rebels iran backed hutu fighters say they used 10 drones in the strike one of the targets is the world's largest oil processing plant in ab cake located east of the capital riyadh blazes also broke out of the country's 2nd largest oil field to include race both sides belong to this saudi state owned oil producer aaron cole both already say there were no. injuries. has been following this story
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for us thanks for being here. production has been halted temporarily what more do we know so we know that the state oil company around code they have said that the situation is under control of both of these facilities but it has knocked down hoth of saudi arabia's crude oil production according to the ministry of energy. they will make up some of it with stockpiles they say but this would definitely affect saudi arabia's exports of oil. now they say that within the next 40 years they will have a better picture of when they can get oil production back up to now the few who say they have to say that behind a strike they say it was in red retaliation for attacks on them in yemen as you know the saudi led coalition has been fighting
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a war in yemen against against the rebels for the for years now but the americans in the form of the secretary of state might compare. what to make of that yes. the u.s. is saying that there is no evidence that these drones came from yemen directly they are blaming iran. but they have not presented any evidence. to say this but this is likely to add to tensions between the u.s. and iran. they have of course escalated in the last well in the last years since the cold. pulled the u.s. out of the iran nuclear deal now the hutus they have been using drone use in this since since the beginning of this 4 year more than 4 year conflict now initially they were very unsophisticated drones recently they've been using drones that look very much like the ones that iran produce iran denying that they also. plying and
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the he sees with with any weapons but the u.n. is saying that the who think he rebels now have have drones that can reach a 1500 kilometer this which basics toughest or of all of saudi arabia ok all thank you very much for the g.o.p. has old it out soccer and we move on down to tunisia where people are voting today in snap presidential elections ballot boxes and security personnel are being transported across the country ahead of the vote which was brought forward from november after the death of the last president of a bay g. qaid as said geez 2 dozen candidates are taking part and some morrow's paul including representatives from the moderate islamist and not a party the big field of candidates is leaving it some boaters uninspired to a certain extent but the election if self it's seen as a victory these people may not look excited.
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but they were witnessing something that had never before happened in tunisia. or for that matter in most parts of the arab world. where the candidates in the country's presidential election were taking part in a televised debate. and event seen as a milestone on the road to democracy. well a hazard at how well it's something that makes you happy and we can feel we've done something for democracy there's freedom of expression we have the right to choose that because there was that that tunisia is often called the arabs brings only success story but despite the progress made since the overthrow of the dictator abbot in ben ali 2011 the country is facing a raft of challenges chief among them the economy. and those erupted on many occasions of unemployment and poverty riots in the central city of kasserine flared
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after a journalist committed suicide to protest against the lack of opportunity. his case recalled the death of the street vendor mohamed a boy is easy now mortar lies in a mirror and his hometown who is easiest decision to set himself on fire to protest against economic conditions and repression was the spark that set off revolutions across the region in 2011. chinese ia was the only country to undergo a lasting transformation but many here are frustrated with the slow pace of change and the weather being an element that will have to vote to get our country back on its feet we need things to get better at the beginning it was a disappointment and now the expectations of the population and the promises are important. but there are also reasons for optimism campaigning was peaceful the election will also be the 1st time since the end of the dictate. powell in the past
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from one tree and fannie and that should lead it to the next a sign that democracy has staying power. and now to some of the other stories making news around the world. the afghan government says it will not consider making a peace deal with the taliban until after this month's elections a presidential spokesman said nothing would impede the vote on the 28th of september insurgent group has warned afghans not to vote and threaten to target polling stations. the white house says have been the son of the late al qaeda leader osama has been killed in a u.s. counterterrorism operation carried out near the border between afghanistan and pakistan 2 years ago the u.s. state department designated him a global terrorist after he called for attacks in western capitals. the state
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funeral for zimbabwe's former president robert mugabe took place today several african heads of state traveled it to the capital harare to honor the controversial strongman in a sports stadium which was 2 thirds empty not all zimbabweans are mourning his passing our correspondent adrian kish reports. give us time to grieve seeing the supporters of robert mugabe in the national stage you must. there celebrating the life of the president as nearby a helicopter lands carrying his casket. use the reason. he's the only praised in. these to stand against tony blair is the true president has with the qualities of leadership is that he will present with. fought for the independence of his country and to. against western imperialism but during mugabe's 37 years in office
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zimbabwe was plunked into an economic crisis that has yet to recover from. hardly any of the a.t.m. since zimbabwe i walk in there is no stable currency hardly any jobs constant power cuts and every 4th zimbabwean has left the country also this is part of the legacy of robert mugabe and his party zanu p.f. that has been running the country since independence under the new president emerson who benefited from the coup against mugabe the opposition remains under pressure even so some of mugabe's onetime opponents among the mourners have suffered quite a number of. pain. to a budget that they did to me. i said 64 times by him they did this not live without a member my mother and my father. having our village home in a good being destroyed during that period of your scouting. ah you remember my
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house. instead medicine should bend down but you must be able to corner those people why not demean the regime that is by nothing here and under this with this with mugabe to support its many african states in their battles for independence that's why leaders from across africa have taken part in the state funeral in iraq it's a painful moment for many but also a chance for them bout with to focus on the future. at least 6 people have died in heavy storms in southeastern spain since wednesday morning the storms hit the mainland after passing over the bally ark islands in the mediterranean sea on wednesday dumping a record rainfall and causing widespread destruction all over the southeast of the country. a family cut off by floodwaters the father lowering an infant to the waiting hands of emergency services workers. these
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children had to be carried to safety as the waters slowly begin to recede by saturday some 3 and a half 1000 people had been evacuated from towns across southern spain some of the heaviest rainfall ever recorded has pounded the region since wednesday rivers have burst their banks leaving cities like l.a. county under water flash floods swept away cars and swamped homes and fields in the regions of violence. and eastern and. it started raining at 4 in the morning and caused a flood here cars were floating it was incredible the hail fell with this size it was incredible i've never seen so much water. some people have lost everything.
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here the marks on the inside of an apartment showed just how high the floodwaters came and now the cleanup begins. acting spanish prime minister pedro sanchez inspected the devastation from the air and met with residents affected by flash floods he said he would do everything to ensure the region could return to normal as soon as possible. well you know the people in to the government of spain will help we'll try to help people rebuild and recover emotionally as well as materially from the damages that have been caused by this storm which of course especially if you do some of that goes on you're going to have that for a while. but the low pressure system which brought these storms is still active and several areas in the center and south of spain are still on high alert for dangerous weather. he was a daring explore a tireless natural scientist and an ecological visionary alexander phone home bolt
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through his scientific research the german polymath made test lasting mark in latin america now international artists in berlin are celebrating his legacy and what would have been its 250th birthday. alexander von homebuilt is celebrated in a projection on the facade of. the universal genius traveled around the globe most famously to latin america his discoveries more than 200 years ago a simpleton and science politics an art today and teaching for this colombian performance group. for whom both. alexander from home made a great contribution to human knowledge and to the geography of the americas. because the scientific vision that he defended has become universal you knowledge
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true. because you know. when you were. home bolt was the supreme that worker who fell to 10 men many branches of the arts and sciences from biology to physics and from botany to politics and he was always interested in exploring new cultures and fresh ways of looking at the world. we all learned that we as humans are more connected to each other than we are separated and if that message can be communicated at the home or forum it's because home what was the pioneer who taught people that even centuries ago. a group of artists and computer programmers from peru use virtual reality to experience home both obsession with measuring everything and then attempt to find out everything without missing a thing. it all doesn't look a start up but i think that approach impacts us nowadays with phenomena like globalization and the internet which connects us saw. something that is related to
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the holistic nature of humboldt's philosophy. on the phone. live discussion between novice or best and belin allows participants to exchange the different points of view across borders and international exchange which would have loved their conversation centers on how to continue legacy today. you're watching the news live from berlin i'm max foster thanks for joining us. earth home to millions of species a home more saving. those are big changes and most start with small
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