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it is it is. amazing stuff. this is news coming to you live from. some of these capital mogadishu was rocked by a massive car bomb the blast took place during morning rush hour at a busy checkpoint authorities say at least 70 people were killed and many more injured also coming up. recycling comes to russia moscow is introducing top
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trash separation and recycling to reduce the amount of garbage it sends to places that don't want it we have a report from moscow correspondent. alert for even more intense wildfires the government is sending in the army to help ahead of another extreme heat wave and strong winds. hello i'm terry martin good to have you with us authorities in smally in the small the capital mogadishu say at least 70 people have been killed by a car bomb explosion hit during morning rush hour at a busy security checkpoint is the most deadly attack to rock the somali capital in yours. survivors of
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a massive truck bomb explosion being ferried to hospital out of all the attacks the capital suffered in 2019. this is the worst. i've been here all the beauty of it knocked me to the ground with its force i've never seen such an explosion in my entire life with him out of the hospital even with the mention of that was once a blast took place as i was getting off a minibus. i was on my way to work. my leg got injured some of. the tangled wreckage on saturday morning the people of mogadishu were gearing up for the new working week when the bombers struck. a truck loaded with explosives was detonated at a busy control checkpoint the explosion led to many deaths and injuries. that it was that most of those most of those who died here were students who were going
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to school or university. but in the middle of it a bus ferrying students to classes and lectures. no one has claimed responsibility for the attack yet but scenes like this of grimly familiar on the streets of the capital the un backed government in mogadishu is struggling to take control of the country the militant islamist group al-shabaab has carried out deadly attacks here in the past now once again the people of this city are mourning their dead. and joining me on the line now is the somali journalist below abilities what more can you tell us about this devastating attack. well as it has been clearly mentioned in the report today the fast the week in mogadishu and as expected the focal junction of none of the 6 control is
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a hive of activity is because it's the last checkpoint before and she had exits to mogadishu that's when security forces put on tough measures there to contain attacks from and cheering at the capital city of mogadishu so at any given time there is a file of get checked and they have a particular tick boxes before being allowed inside under just one of the reasons why these attack caused such a huge a casualty figure because it can get a checkpoint on the out because of mogadishu and killed more than 20 given to students who are in one minivan as well as other small school going children as well as members of the to go to court and very quickly as we're headed to a movie that you are out of mogadishu among the dead also include 2 countries nationals 18 years of walking on a strategic road but linked movies and of course also confirmed dead by the ministry of foreign affairs of somalia is there any indication of who carried out
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this attack. well as a doctor the biggest concern right now under this part of the last comment from the militant group al-shabaab the government of somalia is already pointing fingers and the president of somalia mammadov the life of marjorie's prime minister a lot of the mayor of the village. mohammed said clearly the reason the house of attack aimed at them is taking causing much of a cultural to figure to the somali public this a lot of president was quite clear in the address to the nation that is a foreign ideology came to somalia to destroy somalia and to destroy the people of somalia somalia public come together in this fight ok abilities a small area has been battling an islamist insurgency with international support for years what does today's attack tell us about how that battle is progressing well that's an important question because the next year the somali government is
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going to have a general elections and this is one of the key pillars that are the current administration we tried to use to be able to come back to power again because it's been 4 years and it's been. a few posters what the coaches amount to under the current government has been in place almost 2 years now so this can look good on the ground to write a case about from the ground this is one thing that the opposition will make of the trying to talk on the things that the government of somalia is focused more on politics rather than security because the easier time popularizing the country only the country's not stable that there will be no political environment so how this plays out in the next general election as times october clearly. has eased below they're talking to us online small a journalist thank you very much. so you look down some of the other stories making news around the world now india's main opposition party has been holding rallies
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against a disputed new citizen ship long congress party leader raul gandhi said the government was in ignoring the will of the people by pushing the law through fast track citizenship for non muslim migrants from afghanistan bangladesh and pakistan. hong kong police dressed like protesters have arrested several people during a demonstration at a shopping mall plainclothes officers lashed out at protesters with the tongs and they restrained participants the protesters are calling for chinese traders to leave hong kong activists have been demanding of ptolemy from china since. the remains of 6 people have been recovered following a helicopter crash in hawaii a 7 passenger remains missing a helicopter came down and island during a sightseeing tour 2 children are reportedly among the dead.
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russia has a trash problem the country produces an estimated $70000000.00 tons of household waste every year and only 5 percent of that is recycled now moscow is taking action starting january it plans to put sorting bins in every building as part of a citywide recycling program the move comes amid growing protests in the towns and cities where moscow dumps its trash. when it comes to recycling the tortilla cell of yoga and mark seems a valid ski are ahead of the curve for around a year now the 2 muscovites have had separate bins for recyclables at home they try to avoid creating unnecessary waste and signed up to an environmental newsletter for advice on recycling. and it's not just muscovites well worried about garbage i see it in my friends and my colleagues to the issues getting traction because it's become impossible not to notice the problem isn't the chat. up until now recycling
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bins like the one in the couple's courtyard have been the exception rather than the rule but from january 1st moscow authorities promise that there will be separate containers for plastic glass paper and metal outside of residential buildings the reform will go into effect in 2020 across the country but critics say many garbage dumps aren't properly equipped yet and in moscow not everyone is so sure about the changes. but we don't have separate containers are now building yet so even if you recycle at home it all ends up together with. separate recycling bins and out for a while now we separate plastic and cardboard. and. of course it's difficult at the beginning you need different bins and you need to separate everything. moscow's garbage problem has made waves far beyond the capital the city produces around one 5th of the entire nation's garbage up until now moscow has shipped out its waste to
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dumps all over the country sparking protests like this one in the northern city of our time getting trashed has become a political issue in russia one that its leaders can no longer afford to ignore and his recent annual press conference bloody near putin said russia needs to change its approach if you look at putin's sector of household waste processing never existed in the soviet union and it never existed in russia we. aging it from the ground up and now we've taken the fundamental decisions to stop that process. surveys show that most people in russia are ready to recycle more at home but as the garbage continues to pile up critics worry that russia will just keep burying its problem. the australian government has called up the army to help fight wildfires burning out of control near sydney australia's largest city authorities are bracing for an extreme heat wave this week and following
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a few days of cooler weather fire has destroyed vegetation on millions of hectares of land across the country over the 6 weeks at least 9 people have been killed. cross over to journalist roger maynards in sydney rodger bushfires have been raging around sydney for weeks now what effect is this having on every day life there. well ascended alarmingly close to. within an hour or two's drive from the city center so that's a bit of a worry for people but the biggest concern has been the smoke which has blanketed much of new south wales now for much of the past fortnight or so are that so busy doing to us that people with breathing difficulties these dangers at the root of all problems and it's always a very unpleasant to smell and to bring yourself even if you are recently healthy so that's been one of the bigger fixes that which files into cities and of course
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it's much worse in the in the countryside and it's the country people who've really been suffering for the past few weeks in an orderly are all the firefighters putting themselves at risk but of course the people generally are worried about losing their homes and and the threat to their own lives as well so you know the whole communities has become stressed and that was a point made by the mayor of the blue mountains here on today who said look this all the stress is affecting families you know they're living with the daily threat to their homes and also the threat to the to human life and as you rightly mentioned just now 9 people or so if it doesn't so far died in this bushfire crisis and something like 8 or 900 homes have been lost so it's affecting a lot of people and it permeates throughout the country. many are linking the intensity of the bushfires to climate change what's the government's response to that. well this is a this super is debate about what schools the drones and what schools the climate
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change which were undoubtedly experiencing undoubtedly. the fuzz this year being much more intense and much more extensive have been in previous years but the prime minister scott morrison refuses to directly blame any particular thing for the bush he says that. he's reluctant to take any firm action against climate change which might affect the economy and remember the australian owns about $60000000000.00 a year from exports of cool and relies very heavily too in coal fired power stations for electricity so he doesn't want to do anything that's going to going to harm the economy or the other and he had to say that if it through the smoke at the front of the past few weeks is certainly changed public opinion and was certainly morrison in its government will come under. increasing pressure to change their
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mind when it comes to action on climate change roger thank you very much for your insights that was journalist roger maynard there in sydney the fires are also impacting wildlife in australia including koalas it's feared that powers and some of the animals have died in the blaze his rescuers and good samaritans are doing what they can to save the endangered koalas cyclists in adelaide stopped in their tracks to give this parched koala water after giving all 7 bottles to the animal the group cycled home thirsty and 40 degree heat australia is the animal's natural habitat and the only place where koalas can be found living in the wild while. the annual city to hobart yacht race in australia has come to an end with comanche 1st finish the journey spanning around the 630 nautical miles comanche made the
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bold move to tack further out to sea and the rest of the competition it was not smooth sailing for the race leader though as the yacht came to a complete standstill at one point eventually the tactic paid off as comanche claimed their 3rd so-called line owners finishing the race in one day 18 hours and 30 minutes. you're watching news from berlin coming up next world stories of the week in reports i'm terry mark thanks for being with the 1st. half. i'm secure that. that's hard and in the end it's a me you're not allowed to stay here anymore we will send you that. are you familiar with this. new smugglers would lie and say. what's your story.
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