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this is g.w. news live from berlin breaking the deadlock over in eastern ukraine the russian and ukrainian presidents have met for the 1st time in peace talks brokered by the leaders of france and germany will this help and 5 years of war that is killed thousands of people also coming up 5 people are dead after new zealand's most active volcano erupts sending plumes of ash and steam into the sky just as tourists were exploring the volcano surface at least 8 people are reportedly missing and
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russia is banned from all global sporting events of the next 4 years of that includes the upcoming 2020 olympics the world anti-doping agency says moscow trying to stop drug cheats from being exposed. i bring goff it's good to have you with us the leaders of ukraine and russia have been holding one on one talks in paris tonight to discuss the conflict in eastern ukraine this is the 1st time in 3 years that talks focusing on ending the war there have been held and this is the 1st meeting between russian president vladimir putin and ukrainian president golda meir's and then ski appears set down earlier this evening with french president emmanuel macron and german chancellor angela merkel those 2 leaders are brokering this meeting now the conflict started back in 2014
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and has killed more than 13000 people and displaced more than a 1000000 the worst fighting has been in the donbass reach. or corresponded to your boxes in paris covering those talks tours good evening to you georg so what is the latest there done with dinner i understand they're done with dinner or just about done done with dinner a little information here and there trickling out of those big solid walls of the n.s.a. policy which you see right behind me one of the pieces of information is that reportedly flooding the putin was rather happy about his fust bilateral meeting with the ukrainian president selenski he said it was good to meet him and the meeting went a well now what do we make of that that we'll have to see leaders set down the 4 of them over this working dinner or hammering out the details of what comes out of
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this midnight meeting here in paris we know that ukraine's president selenski he wants to bring the eastern donetsk region back under control of his government is there any sign that that will happen anytime soon. well re-establishing control over the sovereign territory of ukraine off of those parts of currently the separatists are in charge in eastern ukraine and that is really the precondition for the ukrainian leader to allow local elections and those elections would be the precondition to gif autonomous status through those regions and that is really where the key lies to resolving this conflict i think that is a bit asking too much from from tonight nobody expects to such a breakthrough here seeing that people in ukraine are still died dying on an almost
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daily basis seeing that it took 3 years to organize a meeting like this and the french president and german chancellor angela merkel have quite a bit of put a bit of leg work into organizing this meeting so the fact that both leaders have met here today is already a positive sign i mean this is the 1st meeting between ukraine's president alinsky and russian president putin who holds the cards you're gay or. that of course is the big big question because on the one hand you have a real heavyweight in political bargaining and diplomatic bargaining flooded new putin and of course you have the newcomer president selenski a former comedian and actor who is really walking a tightrope here on the one hand he one his elections to become president on the back of promises to end this this this bloody conflict which has claims over 30000 lives and on the other hand he people are concerned that he might sell out to
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the more experienced leader which is fighting the putin our correspondent you know my thoughts on this report covering this force in paris tonight thank you. at least 5 people have been killed in a volcano eruption off the coast of new zealand's north island 8 others are known thought to still be missing the volcano which is also known as a white island erupted suddenly shortly after 2 pm local time on monday it sent plumes of ash into the sky. panicked tourists watch as a wall of volcanic ash threatens to envelop them. but the. minute the. age know they bore witness to its might.
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survivors scrambled on to boats 50 people were on the island emergency services ferried the injured some in critical condition to the mainland. in the immediate aftermath a number of helicopters made a deliberate decision to fly to the island to greece to survivors. when we spent helicopter landed on the island and were able to transport surviving suspect to the mine and. 2 private helicopters were also able to land and risk to survivors along with the volcanic the helicopter. i want to acknowledge the courageous decision made by 3 spondon and those pilots who in the immediate risk if it made a incredibly brave decision and extraordinarily dangerous circumstances in an attempt to get people out. in the day visitors found themselves walking on what the
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mao reste call for carry the dramatic volcano little idea what was rumbling beneath their feet although act of fatal eruptions are rare. it's not a particularly big eruption is is seed it was kind of. almost like a throat clearing kind of eruption and that's why material probably won't have made it to my new zealand what my kit my main new zealand. through clearing exercise and for those involved an unforgettable reminder that nature and sometimes awful bain's to its own will. there's a dramatic pictures there. of harm to she's a journalist joining us from all clint new zealand christmas good to have you on the program we've got reports that police are now saying that there are no signs of life on the island where the eruption took place are you hearing those reports as
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well and this does that mean that it's too dangerous disinterest. yes brett police believe that anyone would have been taken from the island alive rescued at the time of evacuation yesterday they stated that based on the information they have they believe as up this morning new zealand time there are no sir. flights over the volcano by police military and rescue planes also found no sign of flight this morning a navy ship is going to the island and sending up surveillance drones to find out if it is safe for recovery team to land later today on the island. and we understand that the. this. is a popular destination was tourists it's considered one of the world's most successful. tell us a little bit about well yeah questions have been raised why
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visitors have been allowed to come to the island although in the last last weeks. alert level has been an issue but it is ultimately up to the tour operators to decide whether to take visitors to the privately owned island with the necessary permits and one local company white island to restate it on their website that it operates through a variety alert levels but added that passengers should be aware that there is always a risk to meet darkness on the alert level alert levels change on a relatively frequent basis and one knowledge it said i don't now the sudden eruptions from full kaino such as white nile and we expect it at any time despite that around 10000 tourists visit the well again most active here. and that was journalist harmeet of speaking to me earlier from oracle and in new zealand. well
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here is a roundup now of the other stories that are making headlines around the world thousands have been made homeless in madagascar after cyclon bellona unleashed heavy flooding would have made landfall on the island national disaster agency says the full extent of the damage is not yet clear so far no loss of wife has been reported saudi arabia says restaurants no longer need to segregate customers according to their gender previously they were required to have separate entrances for eating areas for men and women this is the latest in a series of sweeping social reforms in the very conservative islamic. finland is set to get its youngest ever prime minister 34 year old son a marie has been nominated by the social democrats who lead the 5 pardon coalition government all 5 parties now have women at the helm greens appointment is expected to be approved by parliament this week that would also make her the world's youngest serving prime minister. the world anti-doping
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agency known as wada has banned russia from taking part in international sporting competitions for the next 4 years water ruled today that russia should be punished for manipulating laboratory data planting fake evidence and believing files a link to positive doping test test that could have helped identify drug cheats the ban rules russia out of the upcoming tokyo olympics next year and the football world cup in 2022. it was wada who persuaded russia to turn over data from the testing labs as part of the thames of a deal to rejoin the international fray after and mitchell banned for state sponsored dumping offenses 4 years ago. russia has afforded every opportunity to get its house in order and to rejoin the global and to talking community for the good of its our seats and for the integrity of sport but it shows instead of
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a different route what us is the data he received from russian doping or thirty's in january who was compromised its response unanimous. the consequential include the burning of russia from the olympics but lympics said whoa championships are run by all court signatories so for years and the russian of russia pushing any of these major events which is that going for the news of the olympic and world cup bans landed heavily but the director of russia's anti doping authority. in the fia. everyone says that i'm a scam and that i'm a traitor or an enemy but i tell you as a professional there is no hope of getting a positive decision at the court of arbitration for sport the decision has been made with the databases changed yes in january and december and that's a factor but far far at government level the response was more defiant when
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you started you could almost say that there is anti russian hysteria that has taken on chronic forms and i think the organizations that are involved and i mean the russian organizations in question should definitely come up with an appeal against this decision couldn't you who are the russian authorities now have $21.00 days to consider an appeal at which point the years long saga would return to the court of arbitration for sport. twin baby pandas born back in august made their long awaited public debut on monday with zebras revealing a little bungles of her or if you look closely boy they're the result of what's dubbed trying to pin the diplomacy but the zoo is keeping politics out of the rubble and those names. it's a rare sight media professionals in raptures. they were invited to meet these 2
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baby giant pandas $100.00 days after they were born. according to chinese tradition that's when babies should be named the 2 boys who are the property of the chinese state of maine one and maine shot which means fulfill the dream and desire dream. like china pursues panda diplomacy to deepen trusting bones with other countries and perhaps and hans its own image. some wags in but then suggested the babies should be named hong and kong to draw attention to the struggle for democracy in the semi autonomous region. the i suppose it's a nice idea to solidarity with the other democracy movement see i think would be a good idea. that would be funny but obviously the chinese would never accept that . the chinese ambassador to germany was not amused by the suggestion this
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talk. does is out it's absurd that these are all wrong. and that. the little fellows are the 1st to be born in palin set to meet the public early next year. is up next with his own panda story stick around for that. created today's world. 79 a historical turning point in politics business completely. run up people of the islamic revolution. making it.

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