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the but. this is deja news coming to you live from berlin u.s. president donald trump threatens iraq with sanctions if u.s. troops i expelled over the killing of the top military commander in tehran iran as leaders have presided over the funeral service for general qassam so live on any large numbers appeared on means of taking to the streets to mourn his death and demand revenge also coming up just really as deadly wildfires rage on
a change in the where the bring some relief but authorities are warning that the danger of moving files could increase later this week. just to stop for the golden globes hollywood's best and brightest at the red carpet we have the windows from one of tinsel town's biggest nights. i don't welcome a moment that she my good to have you with us. u.s. president donald trump is valid to impose severe sanctions in iraq if it expands u.s. troops deployed in the country dances tensions increase over the targeted killing of iran's top general by a u.s. drone strike in baghdad on friday in tehran iran's leaders of health funeral services for general custom silliman and others killed in the strike.
weeping over the remains of iran's top military commander. the supreme leader ayatollah ali how money visibly moved as he leads funeral prayers for his former close ally. hundreds of thousands of mourners gathered to pay their respects to general kasem salim money killed in a u.s. drone strike in iraq on friday. his assassination is considered a declaration of war by many iranians. speaking at her father's funeral the general's own daughter has promised reprisals par there are higher 5 other than army quite that i've asked families of american soldiers in western asia have witnessed america's humiliation and syria iraq lebanon afghanistan yemen and
palestine they will spend their days waiting for the death of their children and the in the parliament there also being cries of death to america. the savage action of the u.s. president is considered a military of terrorism. the only thing you want to know the disadvantage will have painful consequences for you. and the anger is spreading across borders in lebanon the ran back to hezbollah militia has threatened to hit american forces in the region meanwhile the iraqi policy. and it has a vote and the u.s. military presence in the country some 5000 u.s. troops of that officially to help defeat so-called islamic state. u.s. president donald trump has already warned baghdad that it could be hit by tough sanctions if it follows through with this threat but it's iran's promise of revenge
that's focusing minds to iran has already announced it will no longer abide by the 2015 nuclear deal raising the stakes even further. i'm joined now by a middle east analyst who's with a think tank center for applied research in partnership with the orient welcome to you know we saw a lot of anger in iran over the killing of a general silly money when iran talks about revenge what does that mean. we have to think it in 2 ways there will be a short term. way of revenge which is more or less like a blood revenge or a vendetta which brings american lives in the reach of iran in the middle east which puts those lives in danger and then there will be a mid and long term revenge which will actually focusing on ousting the u.s. in the region of the middle east and that is a strategy that some silly money had embody. ok talking about ousting the us from
the middle east oil tsunamis assassination in iraq is also led to a spike of tensions between the u.s. and what the implications of that. i mean it's not difficult to understand how carrying out such an operation on a sovereign and hit and harming the sovereignty of a country like iraq will lead to these reactions it's a parliamentary decision it's not legally binding yet but it sets lose a sort of sort of dynamics that are putting again american troops in danger in iraq and can ultimately lead to the ousting of the us troops from iraq led by iraq and not by iran and how important is the presence of u.s. troops in iraq. well that's a completely different subject matter that needs to be discussed in fact the u.s. has been working together with iraq and to some extent with the iranians to to fight terrorist groups to fight the likes of isis to fight al qaeda and other
groups and for that matter equipping iraqi. equipping the iraqi army training them and that has been the role of the u.s. but at the same time it has also been accused of certain abuses it has been targets of attacks by different militias that are operating in iraq so there is a real mixed picture of what u.s. presence in iraq really means so that by a middle east analyst religion and think tank. telling not to stray d.l. by the government has pledged equivalent of over a 1000000000 euros to help communities bridge by the devastating bushfires the finalist to scott morrison warned the fuss could continue burning for months to come at least 24 people have died and thousands have lost their homes since it's a warning no one ever wants to hear we cannot guarantee your safety at present if you are not i able to defend yourself mentally or physically protect yourself
or your hide mr. davies recommended that you leave. thousands of astray the ins have been forced to decide stay and defend their homes or leave and lose everything. my neighbor started to defend one's property and i didn't study they are evacuated and. sworn so slowly. let's go. this is what many will return to over a 1000 homes have been destroyed in recent days. the by animals of the silent victims burned in their paddocks and on the roadside. experts say over half a 1000000000 animals have been killed those that have survived
a burnt down to their skins. now the army reserve has been called up to help the relief efforts. this is the largest single. of the defense force reservists working together with their full time defense forces to provide a support which this country has never seen before the prime minister is fighting political fires after being criticized for his handling of the crisis. more scorching days are full cost the only thing that can stop the blazes is rain and no serious showers are expected for weeks. and let's not take a look at some other stories making news around the world police in the german city of gals in kitchen have shot and killed a man who attacked them with a knife this is a man 1st attacked a police car before approaching officers authorities say they are investigating whether there was an extremist motive behind the attack. islamic militants stormed
and army base used by u.s. anti-terrorist air forces in kenya islamic county on sunday killing 3 americans these pictures before to show the fiery aftermath authorities say 5 attackers were also killed in the 1st a sort of bomb group on u.s. forces in kenya. police an industry dozens of people were injured when masked attackers set up on students and teachers at a realm known university in the capital delhi the violence at jawaharlal nehru university has sparked outrage with critics calling for action to be taken against the perpetrators. venezuela has seen fresh political chaos to rival lawmakers are claiming the post of parliamentary speaker following 2 separate votes on sunday opposition lawmakers have reelected leader why though to the post but that's after he was blocked from entering the national assembly legislature then
the ruling socialist on the nicolas maduro elected their own candidate. i don't know as well as parliament on sunday amid extraordinary scenes lawmaker luis posada is sworn in as new parliamentary president. one way those sorry knew as we all did that he needed to be here and no one stopped me from coming in. he didn't have enough votes that's why he decided to stay outside the parliamentary palace. he was on the river kwai joe and his supporters could clearly not get in the man who calls himself into them president. even tried to climb the railings members of the national guard stopped them entering the building. looking people feel the constitution has to be respected today every member of parliament must have the right to vote but we're going to stay here until we get
inside. he and his supporters outside who are completely cut off from what was happening inside that they were sure any vote without them would not be valid and your nor was no way the necessary number of people were in there and they would have never had a majority. parliamentarians were held back by force that prevented the sitting even being properly opened the position of parliamentary president is significant a year ago quite oh declared himself into him president of the country he cited doubts over the reelection of president nicolas maduro the constitution says where there was a power vacuum the parliamentary president should take over quite those declared mission to end madieu israel and hold new elections but he's failed to get the military's backing leaving the country with 2 supposed presidents and entire us. madura recently said that the opposition dominated parliament which backs quite oh
had only damage the country model to me saw last summer then as you know how much is being abused as a place where conspirators work to damage venezuela financially to create a coup and enable a foreign military invasion that i'm here i may be part of. now why don't we also talking about a coup against parliamentary democracy for you and it's really day that the rule of law was wrecked the republic was killed without it. the question of who is president is just the 1st of many that urgently needs an aunt's. you're watching the news coming up ahead a surprise video of the golden globes the 1st big film. industry red carpet event of the season we have the details for you later in the program. the 1st the criminal trial against former friend produce the harvey weinstein is set to open in near you'll weinstein is facing charges of rape and sexual assault based on the accounts of dozens of women including several top hollywood actresses weinstein has
denied the charges he says any sexual and countess well consensual some viewers may find thoughts of this report disturbing. the disgraced former hollywood mogul leaving court in december 67 year old harvey weinstein's health appears to have to terri aerated sharply in just 2 years after the scandal around him started to unfold. in 2017 weinstein was still a cochairman of the weinstein company alongside his brother bob. together they produced a number of highly successful movies including pulp fiction shakespeare in love and django unchained. in october 2017 several women many of them actress says came forward to accuse weinstein of sexual harassment the allegation sparked the global feminist me to movement which soon spread from the film industry to many other aspects of society weinstein's case continued to bring forward one new account
after another he led me to his bathroom pleading that i just watch him masturbate. my heart was racing and i was very scared. i pulled my arm away finally and headed to the door he started following me and telling me that he could introduce me to bob weinstein and i could get a 3 picture deal and that he would green light my script but i had to watch him masturbate about 80 women have spoken out about harvey weinstein among them actresses angelina jolie ashley judd and gwyneth paltrow according to paltrow she was 22 years old when weinstein made sexual advances against her. following the accusations the academy of motion picture arts and sciences which awards the oscars expelled weinstein he was fired from his own company in october 2017 immediately after the scandal broke weinstein's wife georgina chapman announced she was leaving
him. the criminal trial against weinstein is based on 2 cases of sexual assault and rape dating from 20062013 but prosecutors will call on several other accusers to establish a pattern of predatory sexual behavior. that may get some perspective now on weinstein straw men now from a feminist author and activist christina learns she's also co-founded the advocacy group the center for feminist foreign policy. welcome just to you know not deadly for us what will you be watching for in this trial or perhaps around the stride. i hope that you will get the longest possible. long as possible sentence and i also hope that this trial will unlike many of us focus on history hevia on his predatory behavior and and history and that the victims and those who have come forward will
not be drawn. and i really hope that so throughout history like women have come forward and like laid open the wounds of sexual violence that they've experienced through men and throughout history we have seen that the voice and the statement of men usually tends to weigh as heavy as those of like hundreds even thousands of women and i hope that this will change i hope that when up to 80 people and women have come forward to accuse this sexual perpetrator that they have voices where we heard it and that we have finally changed how society. listens to women's voices now when the scandal 1st erupted about weinstein it kicked off the me too movement to that was 2 years ago has anything really changed for women in these 2 yes so not enough but at the same time the need to movement has been recognized as one of the most impactful of social movements that we've ever seen
throughout history so all the debates that we've seen they are fundamental in changing social norms and behaviors because that's a key fact. a recent study in that has come forward in the u.s. that has shown that when boys show a progressive attitudes towards genda they're less likely half as likely to commit violence afterwards so we really need to realize that it's not only about having violence to end it's about a system of such in the end that we have in our society and it's like a pyramid with the bottom it's it's like. bad attitudes towards women and then it's like the pay gap and then this we're raising to the top we see. rape and violence and the kind of the peak of this pyramid it's like in germany for example every every day a man a husband or partner tries to kill his wife a former wife and unless we recognize that. violence violence
and toxic masculinity is the biggest security concern in our society nothing will change so it's not just in the celebrities that you have this kind of stuff but also in life in our societies christina thank you very much for your insights on this very important issue thank you. rain has been scarce in the philippine capital manila of late and that's threatening the city's millions of residents with a desperate water shortage a new chinese funded project in the nation's north could help ease the pain but advocacy groups is also distaste 25000 indigenous people and destroyed many hecticness of forest land. has this report. the river has always run through the share a modern mountain range in northern philippines but a controversial dam project could change its course forever. up ahead is the plan
construction site. and all along the forest wall here a big tunnel will be built and you have to imagine that all around us will be submerged under more than 60 metres of water washing away communities like this one the village of c.p.o. cooper is closest to the dam site here are the indigenous dumaguete people have lived alongside peasant farmers for generations signs opposing the down a bound. well. i don't agree with the. hate especially if it's going to destroy the sources of our income but well i come across coconut trees. if they build a dam at the expense of all families livelihood. it may well serve others. but what's about to ask why you'll be by the bottom of. the dam is meant to secure
water supply in manila the capital 40 kilometers away. the greater the metro by then that is very serious we cannot. meet the growing the most without the. philippine authorities argue displacing thousands is worth securing water for more than $12000000.00 people and worth the controversial loan from china of more than $200000000.00 critics say less damaging and cheaper alternatives like smaller dams were ignored as was due process. in the good coming out of but that some were insisting on the law according to the indigenous peoples rights act. but the president to tear to should have gotten our free and informed consent. before he borrowed money or entered any kind of agreement with china. or.
the government has vowed to use extraordinary powers to force the project through many fear the loss of a way of life in accordance with the rhythms of nature and protective of the environment. that i'm old what about my grandchildren and their children where are they supposed to live what if they relocate us to manila how would we survive when we're not used to life they're. here in the share. madra mountains the stage is set for an ever recurring impasse between the desire for preservation against others insist is progress. and now let's head to the movies and take a look at the 1st big hollywood event of the golden globe awards and the often seen as an indication of what to expect at the oscars which are next month but it was a night off upsets with several surprise win as taking home the evening's most
coveted prize is. the red carpet lit up with smiling celebrities and flashing cameras as the stars of hollywood gathered for the golden globes award ceremony it's the 1st major red carpet event of 2020. the big surprise when it was director sam mendez down 917 which won best drama beating favorites marriage story and joker. quentin tarantino's film once upon a time in hollywood won best comedy. own and in t.v. comedy quirky hit seriously bad skip the top prize while the show's triple talent writer producer and actress phoebe waller bridge to come the award for best comedy actress for what you believe is only one thing to make me an author many people ruin my life. tom hanks won a lifetime achievement award for his decades of roles and many well loved films. many recipients use the stage to call attention to current events and political
issues like gender equality climate change and the bushfires in australia. that is facing you straight to gether hopefully we can be unified and actually make some changes it's great to vote but sometimes we have to take that responsibility on ourselves we don't have to take private jets to palm springs for the words sometimes we're back with these. comedian and host wreckage of a as close the ceremony asking the audience. to donate to australians affected by the fire to australia have a great time. detainments correspondent scott roxana from the joins me now welcome scott now let's talk more about the styles using their speeches to get political how significant was that they go into notes. well i think it's actually quite significant particularly because the globes opened with host ricky gervais's warning the audience not to use their wards as a political platform he's known for being quite cynical and snarky and he
deliberately told potential winners to not use as a political platform because people don't care what they think thankfully they ignore them as we just heard there are a lot of political speeches last night led more or less by the topic of climate change that was the biggest issue driven by the disaster of the bushfires in australia and australian are actor russell crowe who except an award in abstention set the tone saying that the bush fires were the result of climate change that people had to take action we just heard joaquin phoenix 2nd that and there are a number of other actors and actresses who won last night who specifically pointed to the issue of climate change but for me the most powerful speech was actually from michelle williams who used her award platform it gave her to speak out about women's rights particularly the right to abortion which many sees might be under threat in the u.s. at the moment so it's interesting because i think it shows that hollywood thinks in this very politically turbulent turbulent time that they have to use the platforms
they're given to to speak out on the issues that matter to them and not just use the awards thing like the golden globes as a chance to celebrate themselves ok and another issue is net flix taking over the big screen how are we seeing the film was pushed back. yeah it was interesting netflix led the nominations going to the golden globes both in t.v. and film is supposed to be their big night but they came away with just 2 wins out of $34.00 nominations there's been a big pushback against netflix from the film industry because netflix refuses to give their movies a sort of proper theatrical release and the 2 big films irishman from martin scorsese and marriage story didn't really come away with many inspired shorey just pick up one globe and but i think it's not just a pushback from the film industry but also sort of shows that movies that go out on netflix don't have the same cache as big screen or leases i don't think it has the
same impact if you see a film like marriage story on your couch in your pajamas on on your smartphone or on a on a computer the films that 1917 once upon a time in hollywood those are really proper big epic movies that got proper big epic theatrical releases and i think that has an impact particularly on voters at the golden globes and maybe next month at the oscars right do you have a scott rock star was it that is it to you if you're just going to say watching the news coming to you live from but on his if the top stories that we're following for you. iran's leader ayatollah combination has been leading prayers at the funeral of general qassam soleimani and others killed by a u.s. drone strike in baghdad on friday his assassination has increased tensions between tehran and washington with the drama vowing revenge. and the studios government has pledged the cribbing to fall over a 1000000000 euros to help communities ravaged by catastrophic bushfires that's
amid warnings that the fires could continue burning for months to come. and you and i'm with there's lots more on our website that's dot com as well as you can also follow some pretty and on facebook that's it for me on the thought she meant the news team but if you can do stay with us for global 3000 that's globalization program of us.
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