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this is the news live from berlin a bid to break the deadlock over the conflict in ukraine the leaders of russia and ukraine have agreed to implement a cease fire in eastern ukraine by the end of the year fighting has been raging there since 2014. also coming up new zealand's most active volcano drops killing at least 5 people hopes of now faded of finding any more survivors questions are mounting over wind chill versus world wound on the i have to prosper lensbaby pan
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does make their public debut everyone can agree they're cute but not everyone could agree on their names will have more on china's so-called panda diplomacy. i'm calling aspinall come to the program we start with a major meeting in paris ukrainian president for a lot of years a lenski and his russian counterpart vladimir putin face to face for the 1st time with eastern ukraine on the agenda after 6 hours of negotiations the 2 leaders have agreed to implement a quote full and comprehensive cease fire in eastern ukraine it's the 1st time in 3 years the talks focusing on ending the war have been held a pair sat down with french president emmanuel mccraw and german chancellor angela merkel who both brokered the meeting the conflict started in 24. it has killed more
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than 13000 people and displaces 4 than 1000000 u.p.d. and the 2 leaders made separate announcements after those closed door negotiations that. the parties have reached an agreement on liberation all the prisoners before the 31st of december following the principle of all by all here it has been agreed to verify the list of prisoners and provide access by the red cross to all prisoners. but some of them is going to know coming to the trauma krista lu she. was sheep in the disputed for months and this is certainly an important step towards deescalating the situation in eastern ukraine as well as easing tensions you know that our correspondent as is and paris has been covering those talks and he says in the paris 1st meeting it's a man's lansky were able to find some common ground where the french president put
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it in a nutshell and said they haven't found a magic formula there's no silver bullet coming out of this cold night here outside the palace but what they have found is a mutual conclusion that is basically split into 2 parts on the one hand you have very concrete proposals what can happen on the ground staff allies in the ceasefire until the end of the year is one concrete results and another concrete result is a swap of all prisoners that is what president selenski announced until the end of the year the other part is a bit more loose bit. less concrete but it involves the commitment to see the minced a peace accord to be fulfilled so the intention to resolve this conflict and that is what german chancellor angela merkel in the press conference just now said there is a lot of goodwill here on the table that is what she can see. our that's get you caught
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up now on some of the other stories making news around the world severe rainfall has caused a de lucia of water to destroy bridges and homes in northern group no deaths have been reported but some people were lightly injured landslides and swollen rivers have left hundreds of people there isolated. thousands have been made homeless in madagascar after psycho unleashed heavy flooding when it made landfall on the island the national disaster agency says the full extent of the damage is not get clear but so far no loss of life has been reported. more water this time in beirut people there forced to find creative ways of getting around yes that does mean surfboards as you saw floods paralyzing parts of the lebanese capital heavy rains have damaged homes and businesses officials are blaming the high water on dated sewage systems. in sydney australia as iconic opera house and harbor bridge are shrouded in smoke from wildfires weather conditions have
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worsened across the state of new south wales and fanned the flames weather forecasters say temperatures are set to rise above 40 degrees celsius. at least 5 people have been killed in a volcanic eruption off the coast of new zealand's north island 8 others are known to be still missing the foukara volcano also known as white island ruptured suddenly shortly after 2 pm local time on monday spewing plumes of ash into the air . panicked tourists watch as a wall of volcanic ash threatens to envelope them. minutes they stood on the volcanoes adage now they bore witness to its might. 47 people were for carry island at the time of the eruption some manage a narrow escape. resumes look we've just witnessed the craziest thing ever
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used to throw on the volcano for about an hour but just 10 minutes after we left in got on the boat the volcano started erupting. the boat turned around and went back to the island to try to help the people who were still there. i'm not sure if everyone got out alive will go in the. a number of those on the island were too close to the eruption emergency crews and lifted the injured some in critical condition. this cruise ship could not even shuttle a group of its passengers were on the island. to go through him missing family and friends we share in the run taking the contrary at this moment in which indeed you are and your loved one stood alongside kiwis who were hosting
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you here and weekly with you very quickly the. scientists have noted an uptick in volcanic activity on the island in recent weeks now questions about why people were allowed so close to a disaster waiting to happen. are for more now i'm joined by army does she is a journalist in auckland new zealand chorus of people we hear still missing but we're also hearing that there are no signs of wife on the island what more can you tell us do we know if a recovery team is expected to go there anytime soon. yes carol unfortunately it is now officially a recovery operation instead of a rescue mission police believe that anyone who could have been taken from the island alive was rescued at the time of evacuated yesterday about an hour ago images taken from helicopters emerge showing the extent of the volcanic eruption
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the whole island is the much covered in ash and at this point new zealand police is still waiting for the all clear to recover bodies. a decision will be made based on images taken of our viewers today. what more do we know about the people who managed to make it off the island i mean we know there were dozens of people there and only 5 were killed perhaps luckily what more do we know about the people who met measure make it all. $31.00 people currently being treated at 7 hospitals around the country with a range of injuries 8 of them are in critical condition some have burns to 90 percent of their body so there is that possibility that they may not survive this. a few for a few plastic surgeons with private practice in or out and had been called in to help with the burn victims and disfiguration cost by force trauma so far 3 patients have been discharged among the injured are missing aren't 24 us travel
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between the ages of 17 and 72 there are also americans chinese british and malaysians as well as cylinders. course we're hearing there were warnings about increased volcanic activity before this ruction do we know then why were people allowed to visit the island. well it is ultimately up to tour operators to decide whether to take visitors to the privately owned island with the necessary permits one local company wide highland tourist stated 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 fictive idiot regardless of the alert level and alert levels change on a relatively frequent basis and one folk analogise pointed out that an announcement of eruptions from volcanoes such as. it could be expected at any time
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despite that around $10000.00 tourists visit the volcano most active each year. sounds like now 13 people suspected dead after another option on white island course a paramita in new zealand for us thank you very much. the world anti-doping agency or wanda has banned russia from taking part in international sporting competitions for 4 years that includes the upcoming tokyo olympics and 2020 the beijing winter games in 2022 and the football world cup in qatar in 2022 as well now want to rule that russia should be punished for manipulating laboratory data planting fake evidence and deleting files linked to cost of doping tests that could have helped identify drug cheats. from. german journalist. has investigated russian allegations of russian government
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sanctioned doping he says that although the ban is a severe penalty it may not have the effect of preventing more cheating in russia. some people would say as it's not enough. should have been imposed total ban for russia as a nation because i think case scenario for doping of cheating of corruption sports must have a consequential is on the same level but i would say this is. hitting the russian so russian sports so well because it's from that country no not allowed for 4 years to know where their own. jerseys to get to see their own russian track and to listen to or national anthem so that means it is really all. meant and also a strict conditions will apply for catholics from russia they have
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to undergo a very strict and unto doping regime so i don't think that very many have to compete because events i would say only a few but also not very many which means it is a punishment for russia but i don't know if they will draw the right conclusions and change the culture of cheating in that country in 2020 golden globe nominations have been announced and netflix has left the competition far behind the streaming services marriage story led the way with 6 nominations including best drama stars of the orchard divorce johansen and adam driver of were among the nominees and there are also 5 knots for the netflix gangster epic the irishman martin scorsese's work there also asked him nominated for best director. well there is a whole lot of cute happening at the berlin zoo right now it's when baby pandas
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born in august made the long awaited debut on monday with keepers revealing the little bundles of fur are always there the result of what's dubbed china's panda diplomacy beijing allowed their parents to come to germany in 2017 but the zoo is keeping politics outs when it comes to the little one's name. i was the. it's a rare sight media professionals in raptures they were invited to meet these 2 baby giant pandas 100 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. which means fulfill the dream and desire dream. china pursues panda diplomacy to deepen trusting bonds with other countries and
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perhaps and hans its own image. some wags in berlin suggested the baby should be named hong 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 another 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 car. does is out it's absurd that these are wrong. and. the little fellows are the 1st to be born in berlin they're set to meet the public early next year. all right don't forget you can always get news on the go or just download our app from google play it from the app store and that will give you access to all the latest news from around the world as well as push notifications
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