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tv   DW News - News  Deutsche Welle  February 4, 2018 1:00pm-1:16pm CET

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one hundred here so. starting to bring. your. business to give you news live from berlin a deadly weekend for turkish soldiers and seven die in operations in syria but it's civilians in our friend who bear the brunt of the insult of turkey aims its firepower act heard this militia is there look at the races from our correspondence . we might as a mess shoot down a russian or a plane and let the province the pilots parachute stand but it's killed in fighting
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on the ground. and we take a look at that i'm just going to think action as the race for a spot in the top four heats up by six from said gladbach looking to overturn their poor run of form but they would need to find their goal scoring britain's first to have a chance stay tuned for all the highlights. i know it's on a welcome to the program the turkish army says that seven of its soldiers have been killed in northwest syria this weekend it marks the deadliest day for their forces since turkey began its operation against kurdish fighters last month civilians have paid a price for the fighting but shelling forcing thousands to leave their homes turkey's military post has been focused on the kurdish enclave of offer and close to its
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border a friend is controlled by the white u.s. backed kurdish militia the turkey regards as a terrorist organization. well for more now i'm joined by our correspondent dorian jones in istanbul dorian why does actually is turkey trying to achieve with this mission. into turkey this is part of a major operation much of the turkey and into the clear out the syrian kurdish militia from its border if this if this militia is directly linked to insurgency inside. this plane tens of thousands of lives it has the pressure of the presence of this militia on its borders a bomb acceptable threat and is now trying to create a thirty kilometer deep security first in half for him and then beyond that to other parts of syria and that potentially could put turkey on a collision course with the united states because the united states is backing this kurdish militia in its war against the islamic state the next target of operations
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off to africa will be the syrian town of beach where u.s. forces are present and the u.s. have said they will not remove those forces so potentially going forward the operation does it send them on bitch them to nato allies have the prospect of facing off. durian how is that news going down in turkey what is the mood like there at the moment. well even though we are getting reports of a mounting death toll of soldiers and also along with the growing reports of humanitarian concerns of flights of tens of thousands of civilians trapped in the eye for an enclave support within the country behind this operation and that's because they do buy into what the turkish president. claim is that this is a battle for the future of the country they say that we need to the feet this kurdish insurgency both in sight turkey and outside of turkey for the future of the country as igs is at stake but there will be concerns in turkey. as
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a number of turkish soldiers are increasingly killed along with the concerns over the civilian plight but they could be a growing opposition to this operation and that is seen as one of the reasons why they're going to crack down on any forces of dissent i think seven hundred arrests of people putting postings on social media opposing this operation that crackdown is expected to continue. the jury we've also been hearing reports of turkish guards at the border with syria indiscriminately shooting at people trying to flee across the border into turkey has denied this can you tell us any more about this story. but it's very difficult to verify these reports of being very quick to say that this is propaganda this is out of the question they get their super bowl the forces do behave in a humane way following international law but it has to be said that international human rights groups last year did publish a report making similar allegations against the turkish border security forces and
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undoubtedly this will add to mounting pressure internationally on turkey particularly over the plight of the civilians the hundreds of thousands of civilians trapped in africa and they will be concerns of these people will be allowed safe passage out of out of syria into turkey and that pressure is likely to continue to mount as concerns over the fate of the people in africa grows. thank you very much. al qaeda linked militants have claimed responsibility for killing a russian pilots after shooting down his plane the fighter jass came down over in northwestern syria it's the last remaining rebel province in the war torn country russia is the syrian government's main are like the islamists said they were standing two ferocious russian bombing raids in the area moscow's retaliation was swift launching new attacks against rebel targets that a monitoring group save left at least fifteen people dead at. the pillar of smoke
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marks the place where the russian war plane came down its pilot was able to parachute to the ground but not to safety russia's defense ministry says he died in a fight with militants it's not clear whether the rebels tried to capture him who. the plane came down in a village south of the city of. rebels and locals quickly gathered around the wreckage to celebrate their victory. a reporter well known in the arab world was also there. i mean a lot knew i had to the residents here call this kind of war plane the machine gun . because of the heavy guns it carries. it attacks roads and cuts them off the homes the death official cars from moving.
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along the plane was a sukhoi twenty five a single seat jet designed to attack targets on the ground. a jihad is group linked to the former syrian branch of al qaida claims one of its fighters hit the jet with a portable anti-aircraft missile system that's not been confirmed but russian officials say they promptly launched an air strike on the area. and to some of the other stories making news around the world. a massive protest is underway in athens to pose a potential deal with macedonia to resolve a longstanding dispute over its name greece argues its neighbors use of the name suggests a territorial came on its own province of macedonia the two sides had pledged to find a solution this year are voting is underway in greek. presidential runoff
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election it pits conservative incumbents nikos on the us against left leaning challenger. events out of a for a breakdown and last year's peace talks with the turkish occupied north to split in two since turkey invaded in the one nine hundred seventy four. actors in with them and has broken her side and something of producer harvey weinstein i think that he does alter her she said weinstein tried to expose himself to her in a hotel room after they were together on pulp fiction in the one nine hundred ninety s. more than seventy women have accused him of sexual misconduct. researchers have discovered remnants of a massive mayan society below the jungle and northern gaza scientists used a new mapping technique to find thousands of hidden structures they suggest that millions more people lived in the region than previously thought discovery archaeologists are calling
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a sensation. the vast rain forest canopy conceals an ancient world. researchers have once again delved into the jungle kingdom of the mayans this time equipped with twenty first century technology and what their aerial mapping has revealed is breathtaking. huge structures that will likely teach us new lessons about the mayan civilization. what's wonderful about this octomom lidar initiative is the scale of it it's twenty one hundred square kilometers so we're seeing these patterns not just in individual myositis but over these bassed region so must just a perspective that we haven't really had before and so the jungle is actually preserving but totality of this ancient civilization. the technology uses lasers that allow researchers to effectively peer through the overgrowth structure right
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there they found far more than expected around sixty thousand million structures.

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