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work for this military government that's been the most successful part now it will all come to something as having the opposite effect then this sort of clampdown but it also being a lot of international condemnation after the off to saturday's bloodshed and calls for more but is that enough will it change anything. it is not going to change the directions of the military generals because this who has absolutely no moral compass and as bad as yesterday was with more than a 100 people killed it could get far worse keep in mind this is the same army to me i'm army that killed in a span of a few months according to un investigators more than $10000.00 rohingya muslims just a few years ago and if the one to decide is are going to have to go get that hard against the general population i mean are they are prepared to do it this international condemnation is not going to get the generals to change course dave journalist in kuala lumpur thanks so much for your time. and islamist insurgent
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group say's the northern mozambique town of pomona after days of fighting forced hundreds of thousands of people to flee local media say several people were killed during the conflict the exact numbers haven't been verified as communication networks down in the area and nearby a natural gas project from french oil and gas company has been forced to suspend operations the project has been stalled by repeated attacks in the region which has been plagued by violence since 27 tane. correspondent adrian creature was in mozambique before the fighting began and following the events from cape town adrian what more can you tell us about the attack at this point. at this point fights are still seeming to be ongoing the city is besieged by these limits with many people trapped residents and foreigners south african media has reported that at least one south african was killed and several are still missing they were apparently ambushed as they were trying to leave their hotel with several vehicles but at this
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point it is very difficult to confirm information from there the attacks have been going on since wednesday and from that day the phone network went off so we have very little information and the government so far has only been to confirm that there is an attack but no more details on give us a bit of the bigger picture than what's happening right now in mozambique so locals there called the group al-shabaab although they have nothing to do with al-shabaab in somalia but the group basically started very similar to what we've seen in northeastern nigeria very poor part of the country a lot of people unhappy that the government is not doing anything and these groups that where more and more radicalized and got more and more people supporting them the government has been downplaying the issue and when things spiraled out of control they still try to block access for journalists for n.g.o.s until we reach a situation that we have now whereby we've seen many attacks in the past month villages where text when i was there i had the most gruesome stories from residents
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fleeing beheadings of civilians children kidnapped terrible stories that by the it's this stage it's not even clear what this group really wants it is likely that it's much more about power and access to resources than it is about religion what impact will these attacks have and the decision of course by the french company to town to withdraw. that would be a disaster for the government to be frank with them because the 6 poorest country in the world and the government has been hoping to get mess of resources from the gas exploitation there were budgeting about $96000000000.00 income within the next 25 years and really stands by the decision and they will not come back which is not so unlikely at this point this is going to be a disaster for the development of mozambique really is a dream creation point in press thank you. let's turn now to some other stories making headlines around the world or thora te's in indonesia say
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a suicide bomber has detonated himself outside a catholic church in the city of mecca another would be attacker was stopped by police or shippers were celebrating mass to mark the start of the easter week when the bombing happened at least 10 people were hurt. police in bellerose have detained more than 100 activists and a number of leading journalists following renowned anti-government protests mung 5 reporters arrested on saturday was dave correspondent nick connelly who's been covering the protests against authoritarian leader alexander lukashenko. for the 2nd time in as many weeks beijing has been blanketed in dust as a dangerous sand storm hit the city visibility was severely reduced in the air quality index rose beyond the maximum safe level those who ventured outside had to take special precautions against pollution. $5000.00 revelers have doubts the night away in barcelona the rock concert was part of a study looking at ways to safely hold large events during the pandemic music fans
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were required to wear face masks and test negative for covert 19 on the day of the event. and here's the latest on the coronavirus pandemic or thora he's in the indian state of maharashtra have ignored imposed rather a nighttime curfew as many new cases their infections have been shooting up across india in recent weeks brazil's record of more than $3000.00 deaths from the coronavirus for the 2nd day running the country is struggling with a massive 3rd wave and an uncoordinated government response and france could soon be headed for an even stricter lockdown with daily cases doubling in the past month more than 20000000 people now live in high infection zones. they operate is of age of sue was can now say technical or human error could have caused a huge container ship to run aground engine is still working to refloat the ever given the vessel has been blocking one of the world's busiest shipping lines since tuesday. how did the ever given one of the biggest container ships ever built end
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up blocking one of the world's busiest shipping lanes and how long will it stay there the chairman of the suez canal authority is facing more questions than he can answer but he says more than just strong winds caused the accident. an accident this big has several mistakes several causes a part of it could be a technical mistake which is under investigation and there could also be human error which is also under investigation and there could be a lot of mistakes but we can't say what they are now the only factors we can be sure of now are the wind and the sand story. those are not the only factors like i said but the rest will become clearer in the investigation. but while experts investigate further the ship still has to be freed 20000 tons of sand have been removed from the area around the bow and 9000 tons of ballast water
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had been pumped out in order to lighten the vessel the operation has so far been unsuccessful but 2 more tugs are on their way if they can't move it the next step will be to unload cargo. if the issue of lightning to load is of course planned 3 or the 3rd scenario which we hope not to reach. but if we need to we will have ships with cranes empty container ships with cranes that can remove the containers one by one off the ship and put them in the other vessel until we empty the whole load. the german insurance group says the blockage is costing the global economy tween $6.00 and $10000000000.00 a week a 10th of the world's merchant shipping uses the canal. landmarks and see. these
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across the world have gone dark as part of an annual call for action on climate change organized by the world wildlife fund the same this year was the link between harmful human activity and the outbreak of new diseases such as covenanting. hong kong's colorful skyline is one of the city's whole market tractions but on saturday people turned out to see these fairy lights turned off. some $4000.00 companies took part in the switch off to raise awareness of climate change. the way say global warming is very serious and it affects everyone on earth as we are all part of the earth if doing such a simple thing can help our planet well i think it's great that. they have that to look at i think i. can singapore the futuristic waterfront gardens by the bay also flip the switch. the rolling blackouts for earth hour continued a few times on further west as moscow's red square went dark. even the
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city of lights didn't get a pass at 830 on the dot paris iconic eiffel tower switched off its lights. in spain the lights of madrid's town hall were also dimmed. and in greece the lights went out at the parthenon. in berlin earth hour events were held at the brandenburg gate located right in the political heart of the country at least also . motto is the lights out environment protection on we want germans and especially those in government to know that climate protection will be key in the coming election. a clear message to global leaders that time is running out. all. for now and in formula one red bull's max fished up and stunts in pulp. this season's
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opening wrong pray in bahrain is finished an impressive 4 tenths of a 2nd ahead of world champion lewis hamilton of maceda he's the finnish driver vaulted a but has stunts good. match for stopping of red bull had a great week of practice runs and he topped it off with a masterful performance on the track in bahrain in fact 1st stop and begins this year's campaign much the same way he finished 2020 when he took poland out of the dobie he then went on to win that race. you know the whole week so far i think because we working really well it's just been really enjoyable to drive of course with the wind changing a lot around every session is not easy to set up the car but it all worked out perfectly and then coal fired so cold so very happy with full position. the defending world champion lewis hamilton of mercedes just couldn't catch up with them back to the brits hopes to be the 1st formula one driver to win 8 world titles
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he's currently tied at 7 with german legend mikhail bach. and in the football fans at the netherlands latvia world cup qualifier in amsterdam on saturday got to witness history as stephanie became the 1st woman to referee a men's world cup qualifier for has previously officiated in the men's champions league and yes you heard that right around $5000.00 fans were in attendance as the dutch hate latvia 2 to nil all part of an experiment to test the feasibility of large events during the pandemic. you are watching data many news has a reminder of the top story we're following for you man maher is facing global condemnation after dozens of people were killed on saturday by security forces 12 nations released a joint statement announcing the bloodshed which happened on me and miles armed forces holiday it was the deadliest day so far since pro-democracy protests began in. early february. and to europe today up next our reporter series follows
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a surgeon battling the coronavirus in colombia michael okwu will be with you next hour and until then there's always our website d.w. dot com you can follow us on social media as well at daytona news i'm rebecca rivers thanks for watching. more than a 1000 years ago europe witnesses a huge construction boom. for. christianity for the stablished itself. both religious and secular leaders or to display their power.

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