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this is coming to you live from berlin. erupt in new zealand the popular tourist destination. or likely also coming up more than 13000 dead and a 1000000 displaced the conflict in the east ukraine has been going on for 5 years now for the 1st time russian president vladimir putin and his russian count as ukrainian counterpart are meeting in paris to try to revive talks to end the fighting. plus on patrol with the nigerian navy as they work to combat
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piracy. we are about to see not to come on off the coast of plagues and this is the next year the difference is that. the. piracy is on the rise all west africa correspondent find so what's being done to protect lives and shipping there. hello i'm terry march and welcome to the program in new zealand at least one person has been killed in a ball kind of corruption on a white island a popular tourist resort police say a number of people have been injured and more fatalities are likely this as it's currently too dangerous to carry out rescue operations around 50 people are
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believed to have been on the island at the time of the eruption new zealand's prime minister just into our 10 has said foreigners are among those affected. well for the very latest let's cross over to journalist caruso paramita choose an auckland new zealand crew so what more can you tell us about the people caught up in this eruption. and yes terry as you know just half an hour ago prime minister just into art and new zealand police wrapped up a joint press conference to answer questions from the press so far 23 people have been rescued from the island including the one who died leaving up to possibly $27.00 people currently still on the on white island and out of the $23.00 people rescued most of them suffer from burn injuries and however they didn't want to provide details on the one who was confirmed dead. and the island itself is firmly covered in ash and the authorities are taking expert advice with regards to the conditions to determine when the search and rescue team can safely access the
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island. were there any warning signs before this irruption. yes there was a warning issued a couple of weeks ago as and earlier a member of the press asked the prime minister on why there are still tourists within the area the prime minister says there will be a time for questions about how appropriate it was for people to be on white island given the heightened alert level but at the moment the focus is on the search and rescue operation activity appears death diminished since the short lived eruption that happened at around 2 pm new zealand time today that was 6 hours ago and ash fall is not expected to reach the mainland in large quantities so this is still a very volatile situation how are rescue services dealing with. there's a search and rescue under way but police can't access the island it's too dangerous to do so. a local employment service confirms that they are working with the coast
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guard and the local health board they have sent one ambulance crew to the island but police confirm that currently there hasn't been any communication with anyone still on the island terri krista think you very much for bringing us up to date those journalist cories apparently to there in auckland new zealand. now for the 1st time the leaders of ukraine and russia are due to meet in paris to hold talks on the conflict in eastern ukraine the meeting will be mediated by french president manuel michael german chancellor angela merkel the conflict began in 2014 and has killed more than 13000 people the worst fighting has been in the dawn bus region from where our correspondent nick connelly so close this report. close enough to see the other side having for lunch that's how these ukrainian troops have spent the last few years just 300 meters from the russian backed separatists
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placing them on the highways and who night without a single shot i don't remember a day like maybe on the 1st night of the see saw you know it's a strange when there's no financial you get all we used to the shooting let's assume. the conflict may have fallen out of the headlines but the shooting and the deck continues less than a 10 minute drive away a young woman out walking with a child was severely wounded by a stray bullet just last week our guide through the trenches on xander was in his 2nd year cadet school in the conference room couch where he rolled he could hardly have imagined that he would soon find himself a 1000 kilometers from home fighting a trench war. with everyone is tight of the war has parents wives war it's about them back home. if the politicians can sort this out by talking why not if we withdraw from here it's not a disaster as long as no opponent just the same but only as we thought it. but off
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camera many soldiers are more skeptical they don't want to give up territory regain from the separatists and the cost of many lives the present selenski of government is convinced that only a buffer zone between the front lines can bring peace. it's a short drive from the trenches to one of the region's biggest crossing points between government and separatist held territory thousands make the journey every day spending hours out in the cold. we're hoping for peace after all this time we need to resolve this war it's been 6 years since it all began i'm convinced on buses part of ukraine. i don't understand what maclin max want to do selenski and putin should sit down together drink some vodka together and put all this behind them. with the publicity he and i ok you know we need a united ukraine and we need an end to all this. so people don't have to suffer in
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these queues anymore. but if you cranes biggest cities is less than half an hour's drive down the road behind me we can't go that the pro russian separatists in control of the city aware e of the foreign press present selenski was elected early this year on a promise to bring down your back to ukrainian government control that's what this meeting in paris is all about. back in the front line it's quiet at least during daylight hours silence allows time to think about the future. i'm not interested in this normandy summit what happened will happen. this war needs to and i've lost so many come rights already. giving the others some late making peace and that's going to be to the. repercussions of this war will be felt for years to come it's not
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just about the minds of grenades deleted this landscape it's about the war in people's heads. that was nick conley there reporting from eastern ukraine. well the conflict in eastern ukraine is has been going on now for 5 years here to talk about it is liana fix she's program director of international affairs at the curb a foundation and an expert on russia and eastern europe thanks for being with us this morning now as we just heard in our report ukraine wants to bring the dawn bus region back under government control how realistic is that. it is they and realistic in the shot that ukraine will be able to bring the region back and the government could well what we have at least is an agreement on a path for what that is what is called the so-called stand my if that we will that there will be local elections which will be followed by a special status for that i'm. after a german president in my own right exactly that's where this from it comes from
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however this still barely a lot of questions how this film will be implemented so 1st of all will the formula be implemented under control of the web of side under government control and the national control so that many steps that have to become so that until they can be steps for what which will perhaps in the end lead to the dumbass wheaten coming back to you cranium control and also the border between ukraine and question. being back on the control of the government which is the most important aspect now that the new ukrainian president volodymyr selenski he was elected partly on a promise of bringing peace to ukraine how important is it for him to deliver on that promise it is very important and also he wanted an aliyah summit he wanted the summit only in september so it has been the russian side which has postponed this summit as a lens give us a very important that takes place before the end of this this is part of his company also back home he's facing anti-government protests protests for the 1st
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time this is not because they demand they demand peace from selenski absolutely but also because he claims that inflatable capitulation that selenski since he is an inexperienced political will make too many concessions to the russian side also his polling weightings have to climb from 70 to about 50 percent so he is and the pressure to deliver concrete results now the leaders of ukraine and russia are meeting here of course for these negotiations but germany and france are also part of the talks what's at stake for them that's so interesting because the 2nd you come out in this talks after that is so for him it's a for the 1st time that he's participating in the normandy farm that the last film that took place in october 2016 so it's already over 3 years my call he wants quick with this moment he already mentioned that he wants some push more with russia and what geo political context he once was solve the conflict for weapons well with russia on the other hand there are 2 issues from the german side that have to be addressed today and that is the gas transit issue for ukraine and also the issue of
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a georgian citizen who is not in berlin so both states have a lot of a lot of issues at stake in this case of this is a lot about a lot more than just ukraine the other thank you very much for talking with us this morning leon affix the program director of international affairs at the curb authentic thank you so much. now let's get you up on some other stories making headlines around the world today u.s. authorities say they believe friday's fatal shooting by a saudi air force officer at a florida air base was an act of terrorism a saudi officer killed 3 people and wounded several others before being shot by police the f.b.i. is questioning other saudis who were training at the base with him. police in india and the rest of the owner and manager of a factory destroyed in a blaze that killed 43 people the fire in the capital delhi broke out early on sunday as workers were sleeping inside believe the fire was caused by an electrical
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fault. finland is likely to get its youngest ever prime minister 34 year old son a marine has been nominated by the social democrats to lead the 5 party coalition government parliament is likely to confirm her as the new head of government next week. and a lebanese businessman who hit the headlines by buying up a large collection of nazi memorabilia has handed the objects to the yaba sham holocaust museum in israel a child originally intended to destroy the items to stop them pulling into the hands of neo nazis who he feared would use them for propaganda purposes. pro-democracy demonstrators in hong kong have called for strikes across the country the call comes a day after protesters staged their biggest anti-government rally in months organizers say 800000 joined the march on sunday called to mark 6 months since the start of mass demonstrations for more autonomy. but as. phil reports many
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are too scared to take part in the protests instead they're setting up inventive ways to support those who have lost family support because of their involvement in the demonstrations. faces he didn't. only and with these hung. hong entrepreneur has agreed to be filmed they've set up an online shopping service which the ports the pro-democracy movement it employs protesters who've been arrested or kicked out of their homes for their part in the demonstrations we want to prove by what a teenager's and everyone who is involved in this and let them know that you should be proud of what they are doing a problem and we will support them with a career despite being a world away from the front lines initiatives like this one work in fear the founders all volunteers say being identified could jeopardize their careers perhaps
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even their safety but with a new born son caleb says getting caught up in violent protests isn't an option. personally i don't have the courage to go to a friend i fight with them so i fall back into a backup role and we started to come in and let them know that they're not left behind and the hong kong people are supporting them. with this scheme caleb as among the growing ranks of hong kong is finding inventive ways to support the pro-democracy cause. when you picture the hong kong protests warehouses like this one won't be the 1st thing that springs to mind but it's far from the front lines behind the scenes initiatives like this one that are quietly collectively sustaining this movement caleb says he hopes one day he and his team won't have to hide their identities and will feel safe to proudly admit the role
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they've played. place in istanbul have used force to break up a protest by several 100 women calling for an end to violence against women 6 women were detained and men murder hundreds of women every year in turkey and 2018 some $440.00 women were killed by their husbands the protesters accuse the police and the justice system of failing to offer protection to women at risk and of failing to use the full force of the law to punish the perpetrators. oh. ok oh it's a song and dance about a matter of life or death and it's some bull women who form a protest song that originated in chile pulled a rapist in your past demanding an end to violence against women. that's a long standing problem in turkey the group we will stop fantasizing canted 440
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women murdered in 2000 more than a quarter of east killed by their husbands they say a major problem is turkey's justice system. because a lot of femicide are happening in this country i don't know maybe people just get used to it we cannot see any credible reaction and that's why we are here to raise our voice to say we won't be silent anymore to say we are against these murders and the last to be enforced properly. with god women resist all around the world how come they would say this protest is unlawful or this is a crime. let me tell you what is a crime. the crime is not to enforce laws the crime is closing the doors to women asking for help. they. don't stop the women stop the murderous they shout as police try to break up the peaceful demonstration of a few 100 people. there
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a miss to increase pressure on the turkish government tackle the issue. that day 6 elected by advocacy groups show that violence against women is on the rise. you're watching g.w. news still to come a look at the weekend's buddhist leader results including strong showing in their debut season and blockbuster hold on the top spot in the league. last week pirates kidnapped the crew. an oil tanker off the coast of nigeria it was the latest incident in a growing piracy problem afflicting those waters according to the international maritime bureau most of maritime kidnappings now take place off nigeria our correspondents went to the niger delta to find out the scale of the problem and how it's affecting local residents she sent us this report. from
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the outside the beautiful wetlands of nigeria inside a problematic history we have had in the vast creeks of the niger delta. this region is already struggling with for theft with arms trafficking kidnapping and in recent years another business has begun to florrie now the u.s. coastline has become a hotspot for maritime piracy and armed robbery at sea. and this is where pirates operate from a labyrinth of water once but it's not only home to criminals lives near by the river the source of income transports goods and people he's careful since he was attacked by pirates. creeps like misplacing is when the. pricks. first the armed man wanted to take the engine of his boat when they realized it wasn't
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good enough they let him go they took his money in stat from then on the parrot peanuts stopped working after sunset we are very scared. when driving on the sea or in the river because you don't know when exactly comps so sometimes if they are on the way the king will with all your money so fire see. is a very big problem attacks by pirates is a problem worldwide but especially in the gulf of guinea they are on the rise along the coastline of west africa. they want to be there before pirates strike members of the nigerian navy are headed out of the lake was headquarters to money toward the scene they are given rare access to accompany them on their daily patrol. we are about not to call them out
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on the cost of legace and this is a legit training different to get caught. it. was a long shot good thing. very good. quality is responsible for navigation and training on board there is only one vessel that my. tours hundreds if not to call miles a day but the navy doesn't have enough vessels and personnel to prevent piracy attacks funding is needed for more trained in a position of more platform a position of equipment from its peers for the vessels keeping the vessels absolutely no it's always very difficult is indispensable another challenge west african countries have different policies to protect their waters the new piece of the old if they're also. going to seem to go for you need to come to them
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too if it if you money tell you don't because even though it's called the perry see it never was i'm going to. look for and they do this navy vessel is money touring $1.00 part of the gulf of guinea and attack is reported on the same day a few 100 miles down self an oil tanker similar to this one passing by us has been targeted the nigerian navy is not there maritime security should start here in the niger delta before an attack happens tell us they want to thore to deploy more security to stop lawlessness in the creeks and to eradicate piracy altogether. well matched a 14 of the bundesliga is in the books now and joining me for the breakdown of the weekend is a limited tucky from your sports failure so let's start at the top merchant black box they beat last year's champions by. over the weekend are they the real deal if
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you can be fired munich and you've consistently stayed at the top of the table for the past 6 to 8 weeks i am surely think that you are in the eyes of many but that said things are still very tight at the top of the tate table. for example as we can see just has a narrow one point lead over night. but take a look at went by and nick as you know what in the nearly half the life scroll down a bit because there they are in place number 7 so they right now would be fighting for a european spot and there's also but going back to god what's so interesting is that at the start of the season we all were talking about the contender us and we are mentioned by an unique dought moment at my 60 actually have been the surprise package has this season and there's been several reasons for that for one there have been exceptional coach in ma who was
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a that they've also have they have so many goalscoring options in the likes of to take him on a 3 year and bono but i think what has been key this season is that the ability to take it one game at a time and i think that we need has allowed them to stay focused but they can't all spawning to dream very big we hear the chants at the games where they starting to sing about the title and why not it's been a very long time the last time that didn't mean that when he got tied it was back in 1977 i wasn't even born back then i don't remember this that oh what an exciting time in that particular team let's talk about sunday's match ups and on your own berlin they're having quite a run aren't they yeah they are i mean 5 wins in 7 games and 4 straight at home and i think they really need to vello playing into this team that is really a force to be reckoned with especially when they play on home turf let's see if
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that was also the case then they faced could only yesterday and at home. on your own berlin have transformed the study going on to our cost and i into a reputedly fortress picking up $12.00 of their 16 points at home but the travelling heart of cologne fans were optimistic they could buck this trend deep in the drop zone climber and fellow promoted side known as potential for rare away points. that. sitters looked well on track to deliver for their fans early on cologne force union keeper of off the geek events to be at his acrobatic best half an hour in. but toppling union on their home turf isn't easy with one of the league's leaky it's defenses a barely mark sebastian anderson barreled through clones back line in headed union in front one nil in the 33rd minute with a game settle down in humans as fisher changed little at the half now in cruise control doubled their lead just 5 minutes after the break after a quick check anderson 2nd of the night and 8th of the season was confirmed to have
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crossed the line. now down to 2 nil hole marcus does doles attempt to rally his troops had little impact colognes least stabs at goal weren't worrying anyone. it finished at 2 nil a cold splash of water on the visitors survival hopes another defense of the fortress has a new unless worried about relegation but there's still work to do. if you take your foot off the pedal and think you're safe in the league you start to lose them so in that sense we haven't done anything yet exact their 4th straight home win but you know an intention far away from the relegation pack for now at least. a fairytale story there for on your own as newcomers to the bundesliga do you think that they have what it takes to avoid dropping back into the relegation zone well terry if you look at the table right now they are in 10th as well they are closer
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to a european spot and they ought to the relegation zone ya look on their performances you know speak for themselves and i think what i think so intriguing intriguing about when your own good then is that they're not intimidated it and nice ha that in a performance as a games winning against got off when you get a winning against what mind and also they put up a big fight against by a new name so they have the passion they have the hunger i think they coach has been doing a really good job and if they continue on this track i think they'll stay clear of the relegation zone ok we'll keep an eye on that limo talking from v.w. sports thanks so much. and just reminder the top story we're following for you here today on d.w. news of all kaino has erupted at a popular tourist destination in new zealand at least one person is dead and police say a number of people have been injured they say is currently too dangerous to carry out rescue operations. coming
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