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this is deja news coming from israel and strikes against gaza. including a pregnant woman and a child israel says it was in retaliation for rockets and mortars fired from gaza the latest from jerusalem also coming up inside. this. was record and change he's forced to live in exile and he speaks to do. and argentina. legalized abortion thousands of activists
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cheer the news outside the congress and. put on those launch angry protests. the gaza health ministry says israeli airstrikes have killed a pregnant woman and her young daughter in the gaza strip one who was also killed these really. fired more than one hundred. injuring at least three israelis the security situation in the region has been tense since march. began staging protests along the gaza border israel has warned against further escalation and for the vague. the latest i'm
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joined now by our middle east correspondent donna kremer in jerusalem john it was a late as you can tell us about this incident. was a situation seems to have quieted down in the past hour or so but it's not yet clear where this is going. we've seen such escalations in the past month or so already several times so it's always said it don't have an interest to take it any further but i think only the next will tell according to the israeli army about a hundred and eighty protect telesur fired from gaza into southern israel. about thirty of them went just have to buy the israeli defense system. and these are in the army says they have targeted over one hundred fifty sites and locations in the gaza strip since yesterday three people there in the gaza strip where killed according to house officials and people on both sides. it has just been in the palestinian territories before i talk to her again let's look at her report which
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shows the situation for people in gaza since the budget cuts four on draw the united nations agency responsible for some five million refugees across the region . to sit in congress headquarters in gaza city a few employees have even started a hunger strike all of them fear for their jobs among them as psychologists who are shot she will have to work part time for the next six months and they did they do have a shot at bragg throwing us out in the street i'm thirty eight minutes old my husband doesn't work i have full clear we don't have any other source of energy where should i apply for this job i want to get them back most of the anger is directed at the agency a hundred and thirteen people will lose their jobs with unemployment at more than forty percent in gaza work with the agency had been highly sought after the funding crisis is starting to bite after the u.s. slashed its support for back in january there is
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a ninety million dollars shortfall in its emergency fund which supports food distribution mental health and cash for work programs we are trying the best we can to prioritize the food distribution and that means we have to borrow some money and do less of the other two programs a number of our staff staff roughly a thousand staff are affected by this some of them will continue full time their job some of them will have to move to part time so that we can fit into the budget the food distribution in how must control gaza the crisis over the agency which provides services normally supplied by state comes amid attempts political situation a cease fire between hamas and israel remains elusive. people here are very that the cuts in u.s. funding are only the beginning of a wider come pain to take the refugee issue off the agenda israel and the u.s. accuse the u.n. organization. off the pet rating the refugee problem but people here say that
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without the little support they get this situation would be even worse. at the distribution center at the refugee camp people come for their basic items with the gaza strip sealed off by israel and egypt over eighty percent of the population are dependent on aid one way or another. every three months or even mohamed going up picks up his family's ration of oil lentils floor and other items he's a tailor but hardly finds work was a little of all agency has reduced its own stuff so what will happen to people like me if i cut even slightly it will hurt. today i'm getting seven backs but if they cut it by heart the quantity will not be enough. it will never be enough the food. like for him and his fellow two million gazans remains deeply uncertain.
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turning your report gives us a good sense of how desperate conditions are for the people of gaza and things seem to be getting even was how are people coping. well people in gaza live under different pressures from different sides and they have been living under closer for the past ten years now every time you see a military escalation like this and that also goes for people living in the south of israel there is a lot of fear of a new war now people in gaza like looking at what's going on in egypt because there have been mediation efforts going on for the past several weeks with the help of the egyptians and the united nations on different tracks monitors to calm down the situation there will be looking at what they can do at this particular point in time but also there are reports that actually they're trying to program a longer term ceasefire between israel and hamas another issue they're looking at is reconsideration efforts between hamas and fatah that have faded of the past and
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yes and another track would be to look at a plan to make the situation to address some of the hardships in gaza like the missing water problems and unemployment now with every military escalation of course the situation becomes more complex and we have to wait and see how this will play out donna kremer in jerusalem thank you authorities in bed a number of journalists on suspicion of illegally accessing information from the country's state run news agency among those detained is. a correspondent for the russian service is a partner in minsk was searched for two hours by police has launched a protest with the ambassador of the terrorists in berlin his arrest followed police raids on some of the country's largest independent media outlets look at rights groups say the detentions are part of a government drive to muscle the press. turning now to
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a story from inside the turkish purges the story of a former naval officer now branded a terrorist he was among the thousands of military personnel put in jail allegedly for taking part in freed cool in turkey two years ago he's now fled to turkey and has been given refugee status in belgium did obviously tell you should spoke to him in brussels. peaceful days with his family are something former turkish naval officer just our tokyo wasn't sure he'd ever have again after president there to one accused the then lieutenant commander and most other officer stationed at nato of supporting the two thousand and sixteen two top korea was imprisoned but escaped several months ago and returned to brussels where he tried to stay under the turkish government's radar until now. the pope on behalf of me.
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for those who can't meet the press at the journalists who can't meet their lawyers you know that they are in prison and they can't prove their innocence. took a as ordeal began three months after the coup when he was lured from brussels back to under the guise of an urgent meeting instead his former turkish military colleagues had him arrested and thrown into jail for more than sixteen months turning him overnight from a high ranking international diplomat with nato's top security clearance to a so-called terrorist one of almost two hundred thousand people swept up in the massive purges ordered by air to one after the coup attempt top player was accused of being a follower of exiled islamist leader for to the glenn whom heir to one blames for instigating the coup he was also charged with insulting air to one on twitter the officer says the claims are absurd that he has no religious or political ties and
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never had a twitter account at that point a prosecutor even brought up his nato appointment as an allegation against him being pro less than pro me too is a big crime in turkey you know. he fled while on a temporary release from prison and awaiting trial tokyo says he witnessed terrible things while being held extreme physical and mental torture of people he's convinced did nothing wrong. now tops does have a twitter account and he's using it to share these stories sparking a backlash from the government controlled media in turkey which call him a traitor i feel relieved with each to me and i know. the bad guys are afraid of it takei as family supports his risky decision even after everything they've suffered his wife misquoted is nervous about telling their story but agrees it's the right thing to do. other purged nato officers however feel they
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must stay in the shadows as threats from continue one of them tells me in a written statement he fears turkish intelligence will snatch to shut him up. everywhere they try to find a live report on what we do and if they get orders they carry them out talk says giving way to fear him baldwins the autocrats use them corage innocent people. being frightened or so we are. we are on the right side we should be more cards with the belgian government supports him on the same day you spoke with he received word that belgium has granted him refugee status protection from the government he thought he would serve all his life. and now for a look at some other stories making news around the was. aid workers in yemen say
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dozens have been killed after an as strike hit to school bus at a market in south province most of the victims are children the saudi led coalition said it was targeting a rebel myside facility in a town nation for rocket attack on wednesday. a powerful aftershock a struck the indonesian province island off the six point two magnitude tremor is the strongest of hundreds of off the shocks that have hit the area since the deadly quake on sunday officials say the death toll from sunday's quake is down risen to two hundred and fifty nine tens of thousands remain homeless. japan has marked seventy three years since the u.s. atomic bombing of nagasaki in the closing days of the second was all u.n. secretary general to undergo tabish laid a wreath in tribute to the victims the bombing took place three days. off the u.s.
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talkative hiroshima and kids more than eight hundred thousand people. in argentina the senate has rejected a bill to legalize abortion by a margin of thirty eight to thirty one the bill would have allowed abortion up to the fourteenth week of pregnancy the issue has proved deeply divisive in argentina it's the homeland of pope francis and the room the catholic church campaign strongly against if opposed. to the marathon session in the argentinean senate ended shortly before three am as the news broke opponents of the bill erupted in celebration abortion remains essentially illegal the yes we came from the country and we're here to protect the rights of the unborn child i thank god and the senate has. voted. prior to the decision thousands of pro-choice demonstrators had gathered outside the senate building and the cold and rain the majority of them came here to protest that abortions must be regulated by find any alternative just
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too unbearable. that i have both there in the senate they're the ones responsible for all those women who have died during an illegal abortion they are murderers. a slim majority of argentinian senators eventually rejected the bill that would have legalized abortion. the decision came after heavy pressure from the argentinian catholic church which lobbied hard against the bill. now at the recent polls suggest that most action times back legalizing abortion the votes left many frustrated and disappointed leading to violent protests in some areas. firefighters in england have released video of a rare fire today do they have a force attack on tuesday at a plastics factory the phenomenon is caused by currents of warm air rising from the ground and dry. in fire and ash in the process this one votes
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a three way into the clouds of smoke as firefighters work to contain the blaze the list isha. shared the video on social media no one was hurt in the fire. stay with the news business coming up for you shortly. after. the storm some people over information. they want to express g.w. on facebook and twitter updates in touch. time for an upgrade.

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