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this is it of the news line from berlin more carnage in kabul another terrorist attack rocks the afghan capital the latest in a wave of attacks at least eleven soldiers are killed after suicide bombers and gunman struck a military academy in kabul the so-called islamic state claims responsibility also coming out a shocking report reveals that german automaker's funded diesel emissions tests exposing people and monkeys to gas found in diesel fumes here raises more disturbing questions about the country's car industry. but. the.
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loads. and prizes and politics at this year's grammy awards in new york is female musicians confront sexual harassment in the recording industry on the awards front the night belonged to bruno mars he took home six grammys. one rock thanks for your company everyone well we begin our broadcast in afghanistan where people in the capital kabul are still reeling from a string of attacks well this morning at least eleven soldiers were killed after a suicide bombers and gunmen attacked a military academy reports say there was a gun battle between insurgents and soldiers at the base after one of the attackers blew himself up some fifteen soldiers were wounded authorities say the assailants did. not managed to enter the military academy also called islamic state has
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claimed responsibility is the third attack in kabul in recent days including this weekend's powerful car bomb where the talabani used an ambulance as a weapon. all right and then we can take you to kabul now of where the security situation has been very precarious for some time now but the uptick in violence over the past couple of days is very concerning and journalists are here contrary is on the line from the capital with the latest terror what is the situation in kabul right now. well the situation in call everyone is in shock and everyone is terry and horrifies of the recent terrorist attacks because it was in the attack the only attack today we have had a couple of attack over the last few days in fact three attacks over the last ten days in kabul and hardly more than two hundred people killed so people are still in or even though the afghan government a declared
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a public holiday today because the indonesian president was coming to afghanistan is in afghanistan so that's why but it's still people there are still thinking until morning about the loss of loads of civilians and nobody knows why all right walter why is kabul facing such an uptick of a kabul city and the president of afghanistan recently say this call is very speedy but the afghan people here don't believe that it's not only kabul but the whole afghanistan is under siege and the toll of them. can come in has recently been so much full of the internal politics so therefore god in that period you know a priority for them for example three security ministers appeared in a press conference yesterday trio been people who are accused additionally sit down as soon as possible but they don't so seems like the afghan government as well people here accuse the afghan government of a failure but then the afghan government accuses the regional countries some specific countries or interfering into going to hear the security it is you know
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a blame game that afghans don't like it here because everyone wants some sort of accountability at this point all right now i hear you're already alluded to the fact that to the in the nation president jacoby doto is visiting kabul what does that say about president a shotgun his government and the security forces the ability to secure kabul the capital. it is not the first time actually when a high profile foreigner or in the town explains so it is very unfortunate even though the afghan government wanted to because there has been an outcry an outburst of prostration by public over the last few days to the afghan government thought to be to declare today of the holidays so that nobody may take to the streets in protest but like that you know unlike these onto the expectation of the afghan government today another attack took place so it was very unfortunate and even did an afghan government didn't expect it and i'm sure it was in
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a very good well coming to the indonesian president but it is not the first time with such attacks take place when high profile people come to afghanistan so that's why gunfire quite complicating that is to become of the a polity of the president or ensuring security to her kaderi with tell the news television in kabul thank you. and today's attack in kabul was claimed by so-called islamic state while the group is facing major setbacks on the ground in syria and iraq and that means many of its fighters are returning to their home countries at least five thousand of them came from europe what kind of threat do battle hardened veterans pose to their hometowns in places like germany france britain and other countries the largest single group of iowa's foreign fighters was from belgium are brussels correspondent teri schultz traced their tracks. this park in antwerp was a hotspot for islamised recruiters luring young belgians to battlefields in syria and iraq now some of them are headed back making many communities nervous earlier
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returning is trying to reintegrate in society are reluctant to be identified antwerp city councilor he shall moans there are no some of them personally and ask them to share their stories with me nobody was willing to speak with many of them came back with a huge feeling of shame. and they don't want. to show that name to refer to be on t.v. to say i went there and i was a fool and they came back there are some exceptions laura persone was all over t.v. in two thousand and sixteen publicizing her book about being an islamic state militants bride in syria she decided to escape when her four year old son was taught to behead a teddy bear as shown in this jihadi propaganda now because so many occasionally visit schools as part of the belgian government's anti radicalization efforts but she declined our multiple requests for an interview some are attorneys have other motives for staying in the shadows those are the ones that were there and towards
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the muslim community you don't want to see the back and to be obviously don't show any feeding off of shame. for st it's about the fact that. he's losing. but you know here. that's our attorney mikail della for three seems to feel set free after receiving a suspended sentence for three also wrote a book and publicly praised islamic state he said his only regret was coming back we couldn't speak with him as he's in prison on unrelated charges sources tell me are attorneys and their families are urged to keep a low profile by belgian authorities but they're not the only ones i'm told the brother of a belgian fighter gave a television interview a couple of years ago. with his identity disguised but islamic state supporters found him and beat him up very badly a warning to others to keep quiet local communities are figuring out how to deal
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with people who return their boarded just north of brussels many youths left this suburb to join us mayor husband has taken a personal interest in them he visits them in prison to make sure they understand their choices he warns them that after their release they will be under constant scrutiny but that's not all he tells them the second thing i said is when you are free you are a free man you have had your punishment. you have the right and you will help you and all the opportunities to do to give you all the opportunities to reintegrate on the post of one to gives us an example of how his city supported one return he committed to being a law abiding citizen by being completely transparent about the situation and the informant. who was ready to give him a chance after all the information that we have got transferred to another employer the same thing on the housing side it. that man is still
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a success story two years later but there are more i guess followers being groomed peter van listing in one of the best known researchers of the belgian jihad movement says he sees no decrease in pro jihad language on social media how strong is their influence well basically we will only know when the next that that happens i'm afraid however the belgian government appears a bit more optimistic than venomous d.m. it has reduced to the national terror threat level meaning an attack is no longer considered probable but rather unlikely. want to tell you about some of the other stories making news around the world right now. observers say at least sixty civilians have been killed in government air strikes on syria is it live prabhat small that brings the death toll to some thirty three people since sunday it lip is the only problem is that syria under the control of opposition forces the government troops have been making advances there in recent weeks. israel's prime
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minister benjamin netanyahu is in moscow for talks with russian president vladimir putin but two are expected to discuss israel's concerns about an expansion of iran's military involvement in syria russia has close relations with both countries . thousands of people have reported the been left homeless following a fire at a slum in kenya's capital nairobi the blaze at the line got a slum broke out on sunday evening at least four people are believed to have died. so perfectly repulsive absurd and inexcusable all those are some of the reactions to newspaper reports that germany's a card is financed toxic emissions testing on humans as well as monkeys while the aim was to improve the reputation of diesel engines and secure valuable tax breaks but even though the level of toxic emissions in the tests was lower than on a normal city street the plan backfired. do you like my new car isn't days old
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there are say in two thousand and fourteen this v.w. commercial set out to prove just how clean diesel was with the help of a white scarf day out cleaner there around the same time twenty five healthy young people were taking part in a series of tests for several hours a few times a week they had to breathe in the pollutants nitrogen dioxide the tests were commissioned by the european research group on environmental health a body funded by com a kez v.w. dime led b.m.w. and pumped supply ambush and the results were a relief nitrogen dioxide the study concluded had no negative effects on people an all clear for diesel and a snub to the world health organizations research its conclusion was rather different namely that diesel emissions cause cancer the human tests are a new low point for comic has they follow revelations last week that monkeys were forced to inhale call fumes in two thousand and fourteen something v.w. has since apologized for in two thousand and fifteen the emissions council showed
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v.w. had spent years manipulating its vehicles nitrogen dioxide output the comic had hoped to leave all that behind it but these latest revelations suggest that that is unlikely but any time soon. the stars of the music business descended on new york city for the industry's annual grammy awards what surprise winner of the night was bruno mars who beat tough competition the likes of jay z. and kendrick lamar to take home six oars but music wasn't the only item on the bill following the lead of the golden globes many participants in attendees wore white roses as a visible show of solidarity with the times up movement confronting sexual misconduct in show business. bruno swept the grammys this year with six wins including record and album of the year for twenty four k.
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magic and song of the year for that's what i like he gave a heartfelt speech as he accepted his award and you know those songs were written with nothing but joy and one reason and for one reason only and that's love and that's all i wanted to bring with this album hopefully i can feel that again and see everybody did sing and everybody moving but his mom's went into orbit rapper's kendrick lamar and jay z. were left down on earth leaving the hip hop community without a win in the coveted album of the year award the man had to take consolation in just five prizes for his album damn and single humble but this year music wasn't the only thing sent to stage with sexual misconduct allegations rocking other areas of the entertainment business music industry figures showed solidarity for the times up and me two campaigns by wearing white roses and pop singer cash who has spoken out about being a survivor of sexual abuse herself delivered her powerful ballad praying. with. the. singer gentleman a gave
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a rousing speech that pulled no punches silence us we offer you two were it's times . we say times that prepare you know quality time's up for discrimination time's up for harassment of any kind and time's up for the abuse of power because you see it's not just going on in hollywood it's not just going on in washington it's right here in our industries where these grammys were all about women raising their voices to call time on sexual abuse. art before i let you go want to remind you of our main headline right now. at least eleven agong soldiers have been killed in an attack on a military academy in kabul the so-called islamic state has claimed responsibility and mark the third major attack in the city in recent days. you're watching t w news on behalf of all of us here in berlin thank you.
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