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this is deja vu news coming to you live from berlin as world powers baker hundreds die and syria's eastern ghouta frustration at the u.n. as the security council cease fire goes it is delayed again and meanwhile syrian government's own russian airstrikes unleashing devastation on the rebel held areas near damascus. and presidents donald trump's locks new sanctions on north korea and if they don't work he says the u.s. will be move on to phase two which could be close very unfortunate for the world.
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welcome to the program well we begin in syria where the government is escalating attacks on the opposition house of damascus known as eastern ghouta for the seventh day running and tense shelling has now killed five hundred civilians including many children the u.n. security council has been on able to agree on a cease fire resolution in syria and has delayed a vote until later today that syria's key ally russia is blocking the resolution it says it wants guarantees rebel fighters in eastern will host the fight saying we'll speak to the syria director of the save the children charity in just a moment first this or force. these crackling brought to the
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say they are proof that the syrian government is firing indiscriminate cluster bombs in built up residential areas of the syrian civil defense group known as the what how much posted this footage to a social media website. they say it shows they're members rescuing children from a rebel held district outside damascus after six straight days of regime bombing. others less lucky grieve the lost ones well out of war but when i knew he would go . i told his grandmother he would go. he didn't want to continue living in terror. i wish it had been me who was killed instead of my son. i wish it had been me who was killed so i wouldn't have to grieve for you my son or the lot of all of the love you all some have lost hope. others cling to it the work of first responders here made even harder by treacherous conditions
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and a lack of medical supplies. as death rains down from above world powers are still arguing about how to stop it. the u.n. security council has been trying to agree on a thirty day humanitarian ceasefire but last minute amendments by russia forced a vote to be postponed to saturday. sweden's u.n. ambassador voiced his exasperated. i'm trying to facilitate and meaningful outcome of this security council so i can only protect what we're trying to do and that is to have a recession adopted yesterday and now we have not achieved i find that extremely frustrating given what we are faced with on the ground. hopes are that agreement on a cease fire would finally allow sorely needed a live reason medical evacuations. i'm joined there by sign yet
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cush who is the syria director of save the children sign yet you are in close contact with aid workers in eastern how difficult is their work on the ground right now. their work is extremely difficult right now because of the bombs that continue to fall we need to let up in their bombardment so that our teams on the ground can get out so they can assess what's needed so they can do distributions of supplies that they have but right now everyone's just fearing for their lives they're living in tunnels they're living in shelters or they in basements they don't even see the light of day so doing any kind of relief work under these conditions is very difficult we're just looking at heartbreaking footage here at the moment of the situation there right now how are families and their children surviving you know as a family is ensured in an eastern good to have been living under siege for more
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than five years now so they're quite in a vulnerable situation already so with this recent bombardment is just making things so much more difficult for them children are already so terrified of the sounds of airplanes and so you can imagine they're just carrying in fear right now underground and afraid to come out their resilience is really being tested right now and we can only hope that the bombardment stops you know and that there is a cease fire so they can get outside and get some relief. what would a cease fire allow you to do and is a cease fire even enough a cease fire in this case is not enough it's a great first start and i really hope today that the security council gets to that point however since eastern bhutto's under siege a cease fire doesn't mean that all of a sudden medical supplies will get in that people will be able to be evacuated for treatment that will be able to get food and that will be able to get nutrition supplies for children
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a cease fire doesn't automatically mean out of that and that's what east includes her needs right now so in addition to this cease fire we need to really sustain to manage here in access to get people to support the. son who pushed the syria director of save the children thank you. now to some of the other stories making news around the world multiple attacks in afghanistan have left more than twenty dead the so-called islamic state says it carries it as a suicide bombing that killed at least two and kobolds diplomatic compounds it follows an attack by taliban insurgents in the west that killed at least eighteen soldiers at least two others died in separate blasts in the south. the white house was on lockdown for an hour on friday after a car struck a security barrier according to the u.s. secret service the car didn't breach the barrier the car's thirty five year old female driver was apprehended immediately the driver reportedly has previous
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arrests for similar incidents near the voices while the u.s. president donald trump is turning up the heat on north korea this time stopping a new round of economic sanctions on shipping companies accused of illegal trading with pyongyang president trump is calling the new measures the toughest yes if they don't where he says the u.s. will move on to phase two which he all mislead describes as quote very unfortunate for the world's pressure. as the u.s. imposes its largest range of sanctions yet. they are targeting shipping companies accused of illegal trading with north korea it's an attempt to force the regime to give up its nuclear and missile programs the us president has said he is now exploring the available options we'll have to say of the sanctions don't work we'll have to go face to phase two may be
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a very rough thing maybe very very unfortunate for the world it really is a rogue nation if we can make a deal it'll be a great thing and if we can't something will have to happen with the increasing threats of military intervention weapons experts warn sanctions alone won't solve the crisis they see their nuclear weapons program as a guarantee of their security against what they fear which is an american military attack they are going to be willing to sacrifice economic activity in order to maintain their nuclear program. it's been six months since trump threatened fire and fury like the world has never seen now the international community is waiting to find out what transpires to will involve striking a deal or escalating tensions even further. we're joined now by rice correspondent josh smith who's in seoul josh why is washington now targeting
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countries with the shipping links to north korea well over the past several years western intelligence agencies have accused dozens of countries of helping north korea to dodge international sanctions last year however some major countries including china finally cracked down and reduced significantly shipments of things like oil into the country and now washington says that these ships and some of these companies overseas are one of the north korea's last lifelines and ways around the international sanctions that have increased pressure on the government there. donald trump has been warning of a phase two that he says could be very unfortunate for the world if the nissan actions don't work as he hinting at military intervention that is certainly the question that comes up now here in south korea the winter olympics
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are winding down and this was an event that officials here had hoped would possibly lead to a broader political breakthrough possibly leading to direct talks between jiang and washington however with this latest round of sanctions while washington says it remains open to some kind of talks with north korea if they are interested in coming to the table these latest sanctions certainly set a tone that makes many people worry now on friday north korea was named as a top source of money laundering and terrorist financing by the g seven financial action task force does this pay of sanctions on pyongyang today's happened been effective and off that is one of the major criticisms one of course being that despite the increasing pressure there is no signals from pyongyang that it intends to give up its nuclear program which is the point of all these sanctions in the first place you have proponents however of the same chanst
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say that while they welcome these latest moves they are not enough and they are calling for sanctions that specifically target many of these international banking and financial systems that they say are still helping the government there prices correspondents josh smith and phil thank you. and the international olympic committee has been missing in china to decide whether the international athletes of russia will be allowed to march under their country's flag at the closing ceremonies on sunday the i.o.c. has allowed some russian operates to compete under an olympic flag their case is all the more difficult now that two russians have been caught doping in china the first a courier who has had his metal strips on the second bobsledder who admitted taking a bond. they can now involves broke travel two minds on friday night with their new coach bruno up at dia the visitors had multiple
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opportunities to put the game away but lines had other ideas worlds shows that draco netted the game's first goal from the center of the ball at the six minute mark is this came from william one nil volves. india was fires of but then mine says the nori move to equalize for the home side falls very fails to come very soon they came near the school remains. of one of the great darby's in the board think it takes place on saturday with braman hosting northern rivals hamburg but the days when these sides were fighting for the title are long gone braman are hovering just above the drop zone and however are second to last this diary is about just one thing survival. the dogs against grey men are always special for homburg but their precarious position in the table makes this game even more exciting. for the bench it is not just the position in the table you never want to
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lose a darby. and that's the way we're going to approach this game. hamburg haven't won in ten matches. last weekend's two one defeat to labor cruzan was the latest setback i. i lost against braman would see them lose even more ground in the relegation battle i am berke know just how important this game is i was you see this is a great chance to set things straight a bit and get back on track and you just got it. but braman are also well aware that a win over a direct rival of the bottom of the table would give them a huge boost in the fight for survival they're expecting a real battle. in the heart attack and will have really hard tackles and a high intensity game every player will run to the max on both sides but i'm
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definitely not expecting an unfair match and for. saturday is a crunch game for both sides if hamburg lose they can expect a strong reaction from their fans i. but it was stolen eight years ago but now a painting by nine hundred century impressionist edguy guy has turned up once again on a boss in france experts say the chorus singers is the real deal it was stolen from a museum in marsay in two thousand and nine customs officials discovered during a random search of a boss ass highway service station near paris no one on board claimed this and no one was arrested the painting is believed to be worth around one million euros. quite the fines while you are watching d.w. news thanks again for joining us and we will be back again at the top of the hour or you can also check out our web sites that dot com more news and information are
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