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start september first. this is the wus life from the fresh zero earthquake the shake the indonesian island of long haul a series of travel schools panic and some damage on the island they come just two weeks after quite killed nearly five hundred people that also coming up to. afghanistan announces a provisional ceasefire with the taliban but says the insurgents must do that on the beach the truce comes after
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a week of bloody vomiting. and hundreds of thousands of venezuelans flee their country in search of walk that is the numbers grow neighboring countries say no more room welcome. i'm headed home free glad you could join me. the indonesian island of long has been rocked by a series of earthquakes one measuring magnitude six point three in the other off the audience north east coast measuring six point nine the show has caused landslides damaged buildings and spread panic just two weeks off of the worst earthquake in the audience history which killed four hundred sixty people. it is a scene that is becoming familiar to races and some tall a-g. makers on the island of lombok the aftermath of yet another powerful arest quake
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this measuring maki chewed six point three the first in a series to strike the island over a matter of damaging buildings and causing panic. my god i was on the third floor it was very strong and we could feel the building shaking all of the lights went out from. the initial areas quake's epicenter was in long box northeast further travers' came next then a stronger and much shallower quake this time measuring six point nine heads off the islands northeast coast here a landslide triggered on the mountain where hikers had been trapped in july quake a week later on august fifth the worst quake in the island's history killed more than four hundred sixty people. there with tourists who tales and businesses well drilled in the task of getting people out quickly. yes someone everyone ran out of
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the hotel but no one pushed their way through the evacuated calmly. fearing further tremors these hotel guests are preparing for a sleepless night outside hospitals to moving patients to relative safety and joining us on the telephone now is husseini hosny he's on long island in a western town called works of the international federation of the red cross thank you very much for talking to us in what must be a very difficult time what's the situation like where you are at the moment. currently in much of the long ball and. another strong off the shore. if you are on. the am local time. that we're. is that wrong to show that we had. throughout the day as the
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totality of head around did to show that we felt strongly on the ground here sir the one that struck at eleven pm was quite shocking it was quite big and with together with my other colleagues we were just. coming back from the field today mortgage halls that were. in one block here and we were having a bit of rest and all of a sudden the power was gone and the ground with starting to shake and we rushed outside quickly. just really trying to stay away from the building in the dark i mean you say it was very shocking as we can of course imagine in a series of aftershocks following the quake and of course a quake two weeks ago as well how are people reacting there was a state of mind right now. there is one that
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happened is the afternoon the two or create that happened this afternoon required shucking as the community level so we had quite a few footage from our colleagues on the ground who were trying to reach some remote r.s. but there was hope and the middle of the way because of the strong earthquakes and they had to help people around the local community or people were running around trying to get away from the buildings from construction so that you know there were they and all through like within the red cross we have been working on really rebuilding the lives of communities so we've started directing. emery board and there it is and all providing their regular support including of course
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the health. and water and sanitation that well you know that. have been. quite shocking and all. and although we have to be more like you know we're committed to the reporting the ball on on what they need on the ground right now becoming the new officer the near damage that they're on be undergoing at the moment well. thank you very much for taking the time to talk to us. the international federation of the red cross on the island of thank you. today now some of the other stories making news around the world greece has successfully exited is a program implemented to cope with the fallout from the debt crisis eight years international creditors provided almost three hundred billion euros to athens to recapitalize banks and support the economy greece will now rely on bond markets to
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refinance its day. italian rescue have ended their search for survivors from the genoa bridge collapse the official death toll now stands at forty three people off three more bodies were discovered overnight a section of the bridge gave way last tuesday with dozens of vehicles punching fifty meters to the ground but they're. both ortiz in india's flood ravaged carola state is trying to rescue thousands of people stranded in isolated areas flooding in landslides triggered by torrential rains have killed hundreds of displaced more than seven hundred thousand people. costs in the coming days. afghan president ashraf ghani has declared a provisional three month ceasefire with the taliban but warned it would only hold if the insurgents kept their side of the bargain the shoes comes off a week of deadly violence in the country in which the taliban launched an assault
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against the city of gosney nick kabul but with a country set of writing both independence day and a religious holiday the president extended an olive branch. from the start of the holiday president ghani is offering the taliban a conditional cease fire and if they accept he's prepared to extend their till the birthday of the prophet muhammad in november. we call upon the leadership of the taliban to welcome the wishes of afghans for a long lasting and real peace and we urge them to ready themselves for peace talks based on islamic values and principles. while a quarter. at the same time the taliban said that they would release hundreds of prisoners the announcement came after a week of intense fighting the taliban launched a message assault against the city of gaza need some kabul residents on the streets to celebrate the country's independence we're hopeful.
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that while it's not one that everyone wants to see the end of war in afghanistan everyone wished for a lasting peace all over the country we wish to live a better life. but this is gunny second call for peace this year after a short lived three day cease fire back in june. and journalist attack here caddied he joins us on the line now from kabul he's been following this story and this is not the first time that danny's offered a ceasefire this year and just last week we saw fresh fighting the taliban also announcing that it with it would withdraw protection from the red cross so what has propelled off but this cease fire now. well actually you're right two months ago during the first the festival on the all see it all for an unconditional actually offer proposal to the taliban but this time it's conditional he said you
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know he will give them the opportunity to embrace you and if they do agree and if they agree if they do. approve the proposal then you know for three months you'll just cease fire but the problem is that the taliban are always been going back on their promises i mean last time requires a member only for three or four days they accepted that then shortly after that we you know witness quite a lot of attacks in kabul and in north of afghanistan and loads of our kind of afghan troops on afghan civilians have been killed two people are not really optimistic to be honest about. all five even though i mean we hear from international figures as well like today the nato secretary general olds who welcomed it and i've been speaking to you know draw the diplomats as well saying that it might be actually opening the gateway for the taliban to embrace peace for a bridge before afghanistan so welcomed by the international community but first of
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course the taliban have to agree to it how are they reacting to the offer. one of the taliban actually you know when you read dear internet sage it doesn't really talk so much about this even though just to say that they would be releasing. a dozen of afghan prisoners that they are and captivity within the taliban groups but they haven't been really you know the operating on this issue of the dead but it seems like the taliban on quite a low bill really but the problem is that the taliban is not one united need to get this point that me clarified that they are so much security and they are so much divided actually so your money could stop the taliban if one group embraces actually welcome this peace for full though there might be other groups that they might be you know opposing it as they did in the us as well tactical dairy a journalist in a compost speaking to us thank you very much indeed thank you. fans wayne is
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president nicolas maduro has announced a series of economic reforms aimed at curbing hyperinflation which could hit one million percent this year and a new currency as you start trading this week and well to give you an idea of the daily hardship that people are facing this pile of venezuelan bon of oz the currency then i will buy you just one chicken likewise the same can be said for tomatoes this is how much some a few tomatoes will cost you in venezuela at the moment and take a look at the switch part of paper is actually worth more here the actual paper money or the toilet paper itself well venezuelans a feeling the economic crisis in their droves but they're facing tough restrictions on getting into other countries. brazilians in the border town of powder a kind turn on venezuelan immigrants forcing hundreds to flee back across the frontier violence flared after an alleged attack on a local restaurant owner but tensions have been building for years as huge numbers
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of venezuelans escaping turmoil at home have poor it into brazil. chaotic scenes also on the border between colombia and ecuador which has tightened passport requirements for venezuelans wanting to enter the country like many fifty year old gabriele malo volta wants to travel through ecuador and then into peru but the authorities there too are cracking down on venezuelans. i'm here with my wife we're hoping for some kind of humanitarian measure from the ecuadorian government that allows us to enter so we can continue our journey to peru. we really want to contribute. if we don't work our kids will starve. we're going to stick together until we get to our destination in peru so we can work and fight for our kids. that may now be more
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difficult but with the venezuelan economy in tatters and no guarantee president maduro is reforms will succeed there's little incentive for would be emigrants to return home. in football the first round of the german cup continued on sunday there was a big score lines for the top clubs cologne beat their fourth division opponents b.s.c. dynamo nine one with seymour grabbing for goals had over six goals pos cows who were there was one upset that was fictitious side can unite six a late when it's a defeat against book two one ophiolite signee while defeated victoria cohn three one. nigerian football faces an uncertain future with fifa threatening to bound the country from international competition including upcoming african nations cup qualifying as well football's governing body issued nigeria a final warning jew to allege state interference in the running of the nigerian
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football federation a court case over the federations twenty four team presidential elections recently installed christie was the organizations nearly free for objective he was mandate were allegedly has the support of the nigerian government he said that the nigerian f.a. must reinstall the previous president i'm going to pin it by midday on monday or face punishment. you're watching the news from by lead it's your company. would have been fighting for the case to take you seriously in the world of what appears has come out women. for your. smart smart state religion are increasingly dangerous times. for my. time for an upgrade.

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