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the boy . i am above. this is the daubeny is coming to you live from above and revealing the truth a bad regime death squads and veterans in a detail be exclusive to me here from a man who says he was fond of the team ordered to kill opposition politicians in the fall most of which are public 20 years ago also the program killed just erupt over india's their citizenship and all demonstrators in the capital delhi torch vehicles and clashed with police this is a new bill that offers amnesty to religious minorities from neighboring countries is anti muslim. and anger and disappointment as mild time climate talks and with no
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new goods the un says the world has lost an opportunity to act we've talked to the head of greenpeace international. plus a dream come true with enough cracka. we go behind the scenes in russia where we needed rising star of the renowned bolshoi ballet academy. among the touching my good to have you with us. a baronet's government death squad was responsible for the disappearance of 3 opposition leaders 20 years ago that was when alexander lukashenko started consolidating his hold in power in the former soviet republic but those allegations come from a man who claims to have been
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a member of the death squad today look at shanker belarus with an iron fist the country is described as europe's last dictatorship in a moment i'll talk to our correspondent who got this exclusive but 1st here's his report. living in a central european country seeking asylum there. in a deitsch avella exclusive he tells us about his time in a regime death squad in belarus and reveals new details about a series of crimes. a number of opposition politicians in belarus disappeared 2 decades ago and it's still not known what happened to them on the evening of may the 7th 1909 yuri's a her ranko parked his car here near the old fire house in minsk and was never seen again. at that time the former interior minister was a leading figure in the opposition. her ranko and his supporters wanted to prevent
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the country descending into dictatorship and to remove president alexander look at . look who had organized and won 2 controversial referendums to expand his powers and neutralize parliament. since then has ruled the country alone belarus is considered the last dictatorship in europe. this reenactment of the murder of your is a harangue who is based on statements made exclusively to us t w by your acre of ski 4 members of a special military unit abducted and shots of her uncle dead in a forest gorecki tells us he was one of them and an accomplice to the crime and that as a member of the armed forces he had no choice 20 years later he has a message for the harang close family. here but. also my sincere condolences. i took part in the murder.
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i offer you my apologies. i can show you the burial site on a map the rest is up to you and bella ruth says law enforcement system. is that her records family is living in exile in the german town of munster his eldest daughter yelena hears from us for the 1st time details of her father's abduction and murder she calls the informant a man without a conscience. if you knew and. he would say it says it's not about him it's about the entire system of each one of outsourcing and you just said one can't blame him the people i dependent on the system are not to be moved to die they are forced to commit bloody crimes in its name. every autumn a vigil is held in minsk in honor of you resign and the other opposition politicians who disappeared. he says he also knows what happened to them so perhaps after 2 decades the truth about the regime death squads in belarus is about to come
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to light. that exclusive report by deed obvious christiane trip he now joins me in the studio welcome to c.n.n. 1st of 4 tell us how did you find you got off ski well actually we didn't find him but he found us. an e-mail to my colleagues in the russian service of claiming that he had some interesting things to tell about these disappearances 20 years ago and that's how we got in touch with them so how do you know that he was telling the truth and that he is the man who he claims to be 1st of all retract we tried to clear the identity of mr goh russkie that included some data based research but also inquiries on the ground in his hometown minsk then we met with him several times conducting an overall fall along of very long interviews in which we again and again repeated the key questions we had working out even minor contradictions and with this evidence with this material we went to some legal experts in europe
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there are a few of them who are familiar with these cases in belarus and why does he actually you know what his motives why did he actually write an e-mail to russian service why did he leave well he told us that he wanted to go clear that he wanted to remove the stone from somewhere which is fair enough but it might well be that there are more and perhaps even. motives that there are people behind him who might have told him to flee to the west and to speak out but when we did the research we never found any facts that ended in that direction so this is open to new speculation and of course a looker single as you mentioned is described as a last dictator in europe it's a very very authoritarian regime from what everyone says what will these revelations eventually lead to do you think years ago the council of europe had been investigating the situation in belarus and especially in these disappearances
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in the 2004 report they talk about a conspiracy of high ranking below russian officials and it might well be that the general assembly in strasbourg now reopens the new the minsk file and renews the mandate to do research on the ground so this could take a fair bit of time as investigation to confirm what you've just revealed to us in an exclusive report will there be any broader implications these allegations at the moon broader implications for the government of some might be a lot of political implications below us as a country pretty isolated in europe because of the horrible situation of human rights and the very dictatorial way president lukashenko runs his country but for some years now is working hard to be accepted again as a partner in europe and all these efforts could suffer a setback now or in the light of this new evidence and at the time the same time it needs to be pointed out that bill are big neighbor in the east russia often the
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predominant neighbor is trying to expand its influence in belarus and perhaps these revelations even play into the hand of the kremlin because they weaken the stance of belarus in negotiations which are going on right now so huge implications lot of open questions of course she has to thank you so much for being us that report as well as your insights into this story thank you very much as. and for more on that story do check d w dot com then you can also look at our you tube channel w documentary. that would have been yes it was some of the stories making news around the blood thousands of lebanese protesters valid outside the parliament in beirut and clashed with police there calling for a new independent head of government somebody an affiliated with established political parties in lebanon the president has delayed consultations on designating
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a new prime minister until late this week. u.s. media are reporting that the trump administration plans to announce the withdrawal of forces 1000 troops from afghanistan president visited military person and then last month he has long sought to reduce the u.s. presence in the country about 13000 soldiers are currently deployed in afghanistan . turkish president says he could close to military bases used by the u.s. he was responding to a question about possible u.s. sanctions and the congressional resolution recognizing the armenian genocide the internet is a key facility for u.s. and nato planes. police in hong kong have said they will not tolerate any more violence following scuffles between protesters and offices over the weekend hundreds of activists had gathered in something worse across the city revive police
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made several arrests. marathon un climate talks have ended in madrid with very little to show major economies rejected calls for buddha targets to combat climate change sparking anger among developing countries and activists hoping for emergency action un secretary-general and turn of the 10 ish also voiced disappoint when all of the summit a lost opportunity to act. they were the longest talks to date leaving representatives exhausted with little progress made on how to limit under 2 degrees but there was agreement on one issue. regretfully after all the hard work that you have all done we couldn't get to an agreement it is my sincere regret that we were not able to reach an agreement we invested a lot of energy and find it very frustrating that.
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at the end of the day we were not able to arrive at a final agreement observers had hoped that cop $25.00 would end with a framework for a carbon certificate scheme imposing a tax on each tonne of greenhouse gas produced a columnist and environmental activists alike say it's a critical step if the world hopes to minimize the impending climate catastrophe but a deal couldn't be reached in part due to resistance from some of the world's worst polluters like the usa china india and australia. forcing delegates to only pledge to do more to uphold the paris climate agreement. with leadership in short supply in madrid environmental activists saying it's time for the european union to step up i mean this conference in madrid is really a good point for the. climate change and it's now up to the european union with the green deal to go ahead with a clear vision of carbon free neutral economy all eyes are now on next year's
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meeting in glasgow but while the world continues to drag its feet the worst predictions of climate scientists have already started to become a reality. joining me now is jennifer morgan she's the executive director of greenpeace international. and the climate talks in madrid ended with the usual blame game and accusations of what is your assessment what was achieved at this summit. well the summit itself was indeed the outcome was unacceptable but i think that the finger pointing should be going at the corporate interests and the carbon pollution interests that are behind the fact that governments were not ready to come in with much deeper cuts and and actions to actually address the climate of urgency so what he was saying is perhaps if full of that away from tackling climate change than ever before what fundamentally needs to change well i think
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that on the one hand you see people in the streets you see the youth that were at the cop trying to push the from that side the society i think people get it they need governments to act and so what needs to change will governments need to start engaging with their citizens and putting in place national laws that are going to phase out greenhouse gas emissions in a socially just way that will then allow the un were all countries have a say and can block like wilson are like trying to move forward it really is governments at home to stop putting short term interests of their companies had of what their young people are saying they want to happen. so i was saying that we've been through we've had so many summits jennifer we've had silly discussions going on heads of government heads of countries talking to each other and yet every time they foreshore to what they hope to achieve what is the fundamental conundrum where
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does one need to bring about fundamental change and the fun to see. well i think the fundamental conundrum is that for example paulson our own government right now is not not acting in a way that is listening to people it is and i know i'm repeating myself but if you look at who makes company policy in germany the auto industry in germany has blocked significant action by the government so the government in germany just as an example and this is true for around the world needs to step back they need to look at systemic change they need to work with with their citizens they need to put that interest in head of the car industry and the car industry needs in a in a managed way to transform into something that's consistent with the climate emergency the atmosphere is not going to wait it will continue to bring these types
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of impacts we're seeing until we have a systemic change in until the young people actually are the voices that governments like germany's listen to they're talking about young people because the young people are getting increasingly engaged with saying this fight is a future move lens what impact do you think they could have on policy. well i think you know the young people around the world are are demanding more but they are not responsible so what we need is actually the policy makers to pick it up. they can hopefully look themselves in the mirror hearing the young people behind him and have the courage to do something different the u.n. is just a representation of what's happening on national levels but what they need to do in the government level on young people listen to them listen to the island nations who in madrid were pleading for action because their very survival is at stake they need to to roll up their sleeves and put in place national laws that will face out
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greenhouse gas emissions then maybe young people around the world will feel that they have some hope for their future jennifer morgan executive director of greenpeace international a pleasure to talk to you and. thank you. they've been violent protests in india over contentious citizenship you'll find bottom line the legislation provides a foster track to citizenship for refugees from bangladesh pakistan and afghanistan but it doesn't apply to muslims oppositions and no has been specially strong in india's northeast and a solid state which borders but not this now is an ethnically diverse region with a large muslim population but the un wrist is also spread to other parts of the country where people say it goes against the constitution and india's secular traditions in the capital delhi demonstrators said $5.00 to $7.00 buses police responded with tear gas. daily riot police fire
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a volley of tear gas their target student protesters holed up inside the capital's prestigious islamic university that's the latest front in the battle for the soul of india. students took shelter here after a protest descended into chaos they're angry at what they call a muslim. after trading rocks with the police demonstrators finally surrender with their hands are lost. on to buses to take destination unknown. to nothing. but what we did up is pretty sparse also we did did not under $30.00 damage it does cause damage about people property it has got to go out of some. people motorcycles on fire thoughts go to the stones on us and we have what in short i would only interest is to get them back on so that they're going to spot
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on the want of it is stored in the area. the police told us to walk out with their hands up and so we did what we were told. they are in. the history of all the students in the library have left are going to be and they all came out with their hands up. but the. tensions were running high across india earlier in the day darning buses foretold the violence that would follow. and. hundreds marched in opposition to the bill some here vowing retribution should the government ostracize muslims. were ready to support the government but if they're going to harass muslims be tolerant muslim groups will launch a massive movement in response. and there was no let up on monday police beat back a large crowd of students at a muslim college and a top british one officer using
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a brick but any hopes of paving over the growing tide of unrest looked misplaced. the drill for the 1st draft of the champions league in place by nick will face premier league side chelsea by an seems to last the 2012 final to the london as they meet over 2 legs in february and march were all said both one will be at home 1st in their duel with paris. and their full length coach thomas. last 16 debutantes i.v. live signal faced last season's runners up. in the pick of the other pairings record been driven needs in the manchester city and holders liverpool athletico madrid. in the going to see guy now boris in a luncheon got back have slipped off the top for the 1st time in 2 months i'll be live signal lead the way moscow to us is god a went on to 12 they conceded
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a let's go for the 2nd straight game having been eliminated from the europe next week mark otoh is a coach all support to the austrian league title last season all of a gloss now led lance to 2nd place while spork hadn't won any of their last 3 home games but they came out swinging 0 mercy young took sobber schneider to open the scoring in the 13th minutes the austrian netting his 1st one just a good goal i thought back responded faster though brail mbombo equalising just 2 minutes later the 6th goal of the season for the swiss international. won all the score at halftime. things remain tight in the 2nd half with plenty of scoring chances for both sides but both kept on wasting their opportunity should. they decide it came in injury time
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maximillian on old making it to one for of all sports the late victory at it by a pair of misplaced headers from the glove box defense of the sudden and. it was really great because you know 98 minutes or so i have to say we deserve to win for the gold sport celebrate their 1st born just make a home win since october well klotzbach hang their heads after their 2nd away loss in a row. and they know when to stick to action shots could be transferred one day let alone in the late game on sunday the only goal of the match came soon after hof time they need to have a man on target after well let's move but the hosts had to see out the last half an hour with 10 men lives on the new bill so read this 5 no dust about. there's a shocker held on for the when and sit 4th in the table.
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and german athletes as the were named on sunday a long jump like a humble one in the women's category the $25.00 claimed the award by a landslide after a successful season that culminated in gold at the was athletics championships in. germany's male athlete of the year is another gold medal winner in the heart $21.00 and nicholas coward became the youngest ever to catherine white champion. and congrats to both of them in the heats for a boy from a poor home and ends up becoming an international ballet star well it looks as if the story is being acted out in drill life in the far eastern russian city of la de vos star did. met a young boy at the bolshoi ballet academy there whose dream has come true after months of very hard work he bought in the traditional christmas ballet the
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nutcracker. ringback in the classical it's called dance classical dance. ringback but in reality it's work hard work ringback and it comes with a unique language that's only understood here. more turnout . in the belly shoulders down who in your tale. is getting ready for his big performance in the not crocker christmas by the way. says every morning for hours. being a ballet dancer is beautiful but exhausting and i know that especially if you come from the country and try to make it here here in front of us stuck in an offshoot of the moscow academy of choreography also called the bolshoi school ballet. the good it is for the 1st time i heard them say pulling your tail i thought what tail
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and how can i pull it in order to turn your knees rotate the thighs outboards. that for over a 100 years russia has been known as the place where the stars of classical ballet are trained with the competition is fierce some your needs more than strong legs he needs to have a strong character. ready for over 3 months the 11 year old has been living in a boarding school and there was talk he really sees his mother. today she traveled from their hometown of. 1000 kilometers away to see her son simone's big christmas from near. the finish had limited him so much to go where also so proud of our boy. did you miss me to. move lovey was took opera house post his last nutcracker rehearsals.
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that simulate his very excited he has a solo. news server for instance since i'm scared stiff this huge stage all free of taliban sits down i don't want to embarrass myself so they do what i would do this they laugh at me i'm a fright if that at the moment. and then his big day comes simulants 1st performance on a real stage. the lot of us took opera house and sold out simulants family is sitting in the audience they came all the way from you to be john to be here.
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it. was. the fans and that was my big chance and ballet school they said this was a chance of a lifetime and i was like really. it's. roses for the 11 year old. the 1st bouquet of flowers. is from due to be john am. it's the 1st step on the long road to success. you're watching the news coming up next on did on the news asia. with
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was the speech of his march traps his past certainly his most difficult. the speech by calling tristram on december 19th 1989. shortly after the fall of the med the chancellor addresses the people of east
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germany. in the mideast tense the crowd clamors for german unity journalist peter allen boyd was at the scene. 13 years later he looks back on the. interest. starts december 19th t.w. . on the road with our superheroes my mission is clear blue crush to get into the cold slowly explore germany. they dive in and everything out there's a lot going on in. germany tried tested. checking. w. played. a slow go to the girl max you tube channel. a good line of
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