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i why are people more concerned. to first w. o. o. o o o. this is g.w. news live from berlin a shootout in sri lanka leaked more than a dozen people dead authorities raid the home of a suspected terrorists linked to the easter bombings seizing explosives i asked me to form and blacks to hear from our correspondent in the sri lankan capital also coming up yuri returns to the streets of france yellow best protesters turn out
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across the country for the twenty fourth consecutive saturday after president bush pledges failed to impress. also bear outposts of support for an adult president nicolas maduro of venezuela activists stage a sit in at the country's embassy in washington d.c. to keep diplomats who opposition leaders want blind go out. i'm calm assman thanks for joining us at least fifteen people including six children are dead after sri lankan police raided the suspected is the most hideout the country's been scrambling to crack down on extremist militants since the bombings that killed more than two hundred fifty people on easter sunday she longest presidents has promised to search every household until all those with suspected links to the attacks are found. another bomb blast in sri lanka this time
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the victims suspected militants blew themselves up as special forces closed down on their safe house residents say this densely populated neighborhood was the scene of an intense gun battle left several days a young girl and a woman who were poodle live from the rubble. they could probably be their family members a mother and daughter they were sent to the nearest hospital. actually they had already gained consciousness as the army medical team had given them attention immediately. as investigators try to piece together what's happened here and the links to last week's attacks police carried out door to door searches in the area authorities in sri lanka are under pressure to deal swiftly with islamic extremism . this won't stop so we won't stop either we are the army we are the type of people who protect the country we have the ability we will definitely in good time
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completely remove these groups from the northern province we're sure of this i say this with personal responsibility. yesterday a series of raids turned up ball mission material and a militant hideout one hundred metal balls nightsticks unfair to lies are among the stylish it comes as the clean up operation at the site of one of last weekend's bombings begins one hundred people were killed here it's an anthony shrine in colombo but still no sense that peace is on the way. let's head now to sri lanka joining me on the line from the capital colombo is journalist jimmy linux machine jamie what do we know first off about those people that are being targeted by these recent police raids. wherever seems the sunday is explosions the police seem to be on the best part of ponce for anyone who you think to the
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national how he chmagh swiveling seems to sundays and religion yes a difference in microphone decision as said they now have information that they have on hundred forty p. sorting the country suspects have to have links to the slam experience and several hundred being arrested up to now so what we get say is that the police are still team for the secret and anyone we connect up to be in teaching so far one hundred nine police custody and expecting more arrests in the coming days now the threat of attack there is still high i mean this most recent attack incident killed innocent bystanders six children were killed how was this unsettled situation there affecting the sri lankan people. rush around guns are crying their grieving and everything is here every day since monday's explosion and we've been having to up to go i checked in all the houses that the forces have come in and they have been registering the rest since leaving in da area we have been told to remaining goes
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and just go out on the most necessary the people i scream the staff at the moment because these not know what to expect next is the government doing enough to restore public confidence or. well right now the government is desperately trying to maintain calming the country by assuring that the forces would have the situation under control in the coming days and by the force of adding that they are growing and angle on the parties including the government so why did not the prior warning so far we have only seen the defense secretary of the country resigning and despite requests by to pay for the police have resigned as their p.c.'s according to his resignation they want one point growing calls from the opposition parties that one must accept him many people are now supporting did so are they flock marks are counting on collecting that one line at the moment right jamila national dean
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in colombo for us thank you very much thank you now look at some of the other stories making headlines around the world today a summit on china's massive global infrastructure project the belt and growth initiative has wrapped up in beijing leaders from nearly forty countries attended president xi jinping pledged that projects would be financially sustainable and environmentally friendly but critics say the initiative increases chinese influence around the world and saddles poor nations with manageable debt. the second giant storm in just six weeks is plowed into mozambique cycle kenneth made landfall late thursday and authorities say its aftermath could bring twice as much rain as psychodynamic last month disaster agencies say seven hundred thousand people could be at risk at least five people now have died since the storm struck. final preparations are underway in spain for an election that could further inflame the country's political divisions prime minister pedro sanchez was forced to call the
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vote early after his government's draft budget failed to win the backing of parliament all on sunday is spain's third election in four years. to washington d.c. now where the venezuelan embassy just life the country's presidency is in limbo left wing activists supporting venezuela's president nicolas maduro have been occupying the building they're trying to stop diplomats who support opposition leader won by dough from taking over u.s. recognizes why do as venezuela's leader but the activist say the u.s. government is helping engineer a coupe helen humphrey has more. venezuela's power struggle is playing out here the country's u.s. embassy in washington d.c. for two weeks now american support of venezuela is embattled nicolas maduro occupied the building day and night they want to stop representatives of opposition leader and self declared interim president one by door from setting up shop in the
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leftist group calls itself the embassy protection collective is only one of its leaders shows us insight margaret the always doesn't blame venezuela's leaders for the country's economic and humanitarian crisis so much as her own. if the united states actually cared about the economic situation in venezuela we would stop the economic coercive measures that we're using you know the preventing them from having access to their gold in the bank of london or being able to use petro dollars you know we would stop you know we would let them have the assets that they have here in the united states of the united states is holding onto we would stop pressuring other countries who try to you know provide goods to them. other activists say they're concerned about the prospect of u.s. military intervention americans have a special duty to the people around the world to stand up and oppose that kind of aggression which is carried out in our name but without our approval. they accuse
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the us of being part of what they see as an overthrow of power. i know so much about the various coups in which the united states has either been complicit or the instigator. and i think this is a rare opportunity we have to interfere of time. but time is running out for the activists if the u.s. government says the protest is breaking the law and will have to leave. certain where either people are after or embassies like the one behind me are now becoming flashpoints in an international talk of war between two men who are both claiming to be president of one country. nearly sixty nations have joined the trumpet ministration in fact in one go i don't think this embassy in washington remains a raw outpost of support for my daughter. the organizers of democracy protests in sudan say they've met with the ruling military council for negotiations on forming
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a transitional government talks after thousands of protesters again turned out in the capital khartoum calling on the military to hand over power demonstrators have been massing outside army headquarters three weeks even after the ousting of president omar al bashir on april eleventh. now yellow best protesters are marching in cities across france today for what is now the twenty fourth saturday in a row demonstrations come just days after france's president in manual mode full fledged a series of reforms aimed at easing the months of unrest among those measures a new round of tax cuts worth five billion euros many protesters say it's too little too late so tests have windows from their high point in november with numbers now in the. early. and the w.'s barbara vai's all joins us now from paris a barbara we were expecting large crowds today in france of course the first
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saturday after mccrone speech what's the turnout looking like. the turnout seems to really be relatively minimal the police says now there's only about two and a half thousand yellow vests that turned out today now we're on the show. was it easy you can see heavy police presence here in the back of us and this was the place where they were really fabulous last weekend between the police and yellow vests but now the forces of order has have really said enough of that and they have completely closed off the luxury road to tourists have come back people who are controlled but then they can sort of walk up and down that seems life has returned to normal and there were some marches across paris but relatively small numbers of people and it all went through all the peace also this is not the big push back that the yellow vests had announced after mccraw. denounce his measures after mccrone speech on thursday evening now these measures that you just mentioned they
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were anticipated for a while now to have a sense now that he's announced them how they're being received by these protesters and also by the country at large. by the protesters they receive badly because nothing whatever mccraw could do is enough for them we have to remember that this was a movement that started was protests against an increase in fuel tax and that then sort of developed into this huge social movement going across france for months and it now seems to be really drawing down and there is a hard core of core is a hard core that remains from the very hard left to the very hard right that still tries to sort of head fight the system and now this goes against the french state in itself this is against the president himself top in the trunk that's one of this slogans and it has sort of become something that is
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a critique against the whole french system against the whole political system in france so it has really gone away from what it was a social movement and the majority of the french are no in the way that even they're not very happy about my. wrong they would still say ok let's wait and see whether lowering taxes and increasing pensions for instance is going to change a bit. it's going to give us more buying power that's what these protests really were about initially barbara vale in paris thank you shareholders of german chemical giant bayer have delivered a vote of no confidence in the company's board they say they're angry that the company's share price has lost nearly half its value all with last year's takeover of us agro chemical firm monsanto there was anger outside as well as a majority of investors voted to say they have no faith in the management's decisions on santos best selling weed killer round up is the source of the problems
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to us court cases found that it's ingredient life was state was responsible for causing cancer beatings of two multimillion dollar. to germany's bundesliga now and on friday night leverkusen helped its chances of making it into the champions league next season with an impressive away win against hausberg and that was despite the visitors falling behind one nil early on. after that though they took control with kevan only getting the equaliser. his teammates. then a leader who's in the lead for good just after half time but this beautiful thing shot in the end leverkusen made it look easy they finish the match with a four one victory even knocking on a couple more but the video assistant referee disallowed those goals i and in motor racing on the opening day of the rally of argentina what looked to be a sure first place finish first sonia's ots tanach instead turned into
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a major disappointment take a look at this that's because just two kilometers from the finish line his toyota suffered a broken drive shaft and as a result even momentarily spun out taking advantage of the situation was a belgium's scary new villain who was in his on die and finished first place gives him a lead of more than eleven seconds over citroen's sebastien. took seconds and had to settle for third place with neville now in a comfortable lead the rally bill continue on set. or news coming up say to. conquer. her first school in the jungle. her first climbing lesson in the doors grand the goal is arrives. to join the original on her journey back to freedom. you know we're interactive documentary. and already returns home on t w don't come
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