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storm starting in april summitt g.w. . this is coming to you live from berlin france on us a fallen hero a police officer slain in a terrorist attack last week is hailed as the symbol of bit of resistance he dies off to offering himself in exchange for another hostage we who live to paris is also on the program. and another nation in mourning rochelle few routes on the way
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for victims of the deadly more fine siberia sixty four people were killed in the blaze most of them children. and children against north korea's kim jong un a lavish welcome on his secretive trip to beijing the reclusive leader reportedly tells president xi he's committed to do the if your eyes they should. play. on and welcome. we begin in france where a similar ceremony has been has to honor the policeman who gave his life to save hostages score top in a terrorist attack left in and colonel are no beltran was killed on friday after he exchanged himself for a woman being held by the attacker french president in one in mccraw is leading the memorial he described the slain officer as a symbol of the french spirit of resistance his mall.
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sick in misrata more often now we need to show him that his sacrifice was not in vain. don't look different he will forever be in the hearts of the french people so i mean why are we need to show him that his memory lives on so his example lives on the move i will make sure of it schieffer you're going. joining me now is the day of the correspondent liza lewis she's in paris and following the memorial there you said we just heard a bit of what the french president had to say tell us more about his eulogy and his main message while it was a very solemn speech freely he was paying tribute obviously to this hero of france he called him one of france's children he compared. to traditional historical heroes during the first and second world wars in tucson doc
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and the like and he said that he had the courage to stand up to what the president called craziness actually islamised craziness and he said to he actually addressed a message to those who could be actually seduced by islamic radicals and he said there is an alternative to that and time has shown us that it's rare to stand up for our nation that is something to fight for and of course it's just that the president the whole nation is paying tribute to left and colonel are numbered from here is more about the man and what he symbolized. he was. over that stranger and now his nation is honoring him ten a colonel i know about tram is hailed a hero by france. is one of the first officers to respond to the deadly hostage siege in trade as events unfolded at this supermarket he traded places with a female hostage who was being used as
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a human shield by the attacker and it wasn't just his act of self-sacrifice that helped and the four were siege cleverly managed to leave his mobile phone on so that police could hear what was happening inside then after hearing gunshots reinforcements went in shooting the twenty six year old islamist attacker and ending the ordeal three people were killed in the rampage police officer died of his injuries a day later initiating an outpouring of further praise for the forty four year old sacrifice the trams background prepared him well for the events of march twenty third he joined france's elite police special forces in two thousand and three and served in iraq in two thousand and five just three months prior he organized a training session for just such an attack he's a clown but. mother said that he was always they came to save the country since he was a child that is more about what people think about this french hero as he's being
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laid to rest. well people who intend at the ceremony today actually said that the they were really impressed by him that they thought of him as a great hero that harrison had a face and name today and indeed his mother was speaking to french media saying that she wouldn't have expected anything else when she had that run police of his and was injured and had into exchange himself for the last remaining hostage it was absolutely clear to him to her that it was her son because she knew how courage just he could be the frances seen several major terrorist attacks since two thousand and fifteen one does this day offer national mourning mean for the country . this is an occasion for all the friends to come together and stand together again in the face of terrorism obviously it's very difficult to go through all these different attacks over the past few years and the government has implemented
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several anti terror laws but the french still feel that the terror threat is very high here that new terror attacks are likely and could actually happen in the coming months again and this is an occasion for them to come together as a nation and say we're standing up to them and we're going to be strong even in the future and one of the countries paying tribute to the fallen kiddo is the government also coming under pressure always handling of this case like sample the hostage taker they're doing was under surveillance but the police didn't take action against him. yes absolutely there is a debate going on here especially from the far right on the right in parliament there saying the government needs to crack down further they say who are known to be radicalized now days this at this list of people who are known to be radicalized and it's about you know that list in leeds about twenty thousand different people say it's rather difficult it would be rather difficult to actually put them into
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prison all these people also against human rights as these who are supporting the government and the measures are saying so there is still a debate going on but it's actually quite unclear what more the government could do given that france has already one of the toughest anti terror legislations in europe and even in the world but the day to day belongs to the sacrifice made by lifton colonel arnold belltown as he's laid to rest in fantasies a lewis thank you very much for that life update. families are burying their loved ones who died in a shopping mall or find siberia over the weekend forty one children were among the more than sixty people who died in a chemical oval correspondent mcculloch on my dogs he tells us about one family's story. locals in camera will have been shattered by what happened in the shopping center last weekend it's here at the city's central cemetery where the first funeral ceremonies have been held this is where those three generations of bar and
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the family relate to arrest grandmother marina mother natalee and five year old all yana died together in the far on sunday the victims are hard broken and they brought flowers and the toys to market a loss of their loved ones there one thing the family wants to know is how these people really died really teams don't believe for a void they're being told by officials and want their world to know about their pain. that grief is felt across russia today with memorials held in several cities in what's been declared a national day of mourning but the heartache is mixed with anger many believe the cartoonists are trying to cover up lax safety standards that may have contributed to the high death toll. the size of the coffin the scale of this tragedy most of the victims of the file were children
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these parents lost their daughter and son ten year old masha and eight year old cost died alongside their grandmother. which even those used to dealing with death find it hard to comprehend. we're all suffering from grief and there are no words that can express the pain we all feel. the tragedy has touched the entire country but it's also provoked anger people trying to escape found many emergency exits blocked. last night children were also reportedly left locked inside a cinema while stuff like that. i was talking to my daughter on the fine i told her lying down on the floor and bridge breathe and don't die. yes i was crying to my daughter she said dad i love you i'm suffocating i'm losing consciousness. this is really.
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serious local suspect a cover up they believe it's far worse than that being told the story i think authorities are hiding the real number of did and there's a lot of false information about how many people day where the shopping center how the fire started and who is responsible for the stuff which. as investigators combed through the rubble the government has promised that folks will be harshly punished they've been i'll bring you up to date with some other stories making news around the wild the loyal off card list put you on says the former catalan leader has vowed never to surrender in the fight for independence from spain he passed on the message after visiting pretty long at a jail in northern germany and has been held there since being arrested on a european warrant while traveling through the country. today is the final day for
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voting in egypt's presidential election incumbent general abdel fattah el-sisi is expected to secure an easy victory deal in large part to the absence of any real opposition critics have labeled the election a sham. saudi arabia's crown prince has met with u.n. secretary general antonio terrace in new york to discuss the ongoing war in yemen the kingdom has entered its fourth year of conflicts between a saudi led military coalition and who see travels during his visit prince mohammad pledged to deliver nine hundred thirty million dollars in humanitarian aid to the war torn nation. i mean last parliament has elected a staunch ally of de facto leader aung san suu kyi as the country's new president when my intern richard here in the czech it walking behind suchi set up nearly two
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thirds of the votes in a parliament dominated by sochi is national league for democracy the appointment is unlikely to affect the delicate balance of power in the country where the army has retained a large political. north korean leader kim jong un has made a secretive trip to china a visit that would signal an opening to nuclear disarmament kim's meeting with president xi jinping in beijing was kept under wraps until after he left but kim reportedly told she he was committed to denuclearize ition and dissolving the conflict on the border. heavy security for an unnamed visitor making their way through beijing. then pomp and ceremony as the mysterious individual is confirmed as no other than north korean leader kim jong un it's a historic moment as cames first diplomatic trip outside of the rogue nation since
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he took power in two thousand and eleven rumors had been circulating for days that the mysterious armored train crossing the yellow river from pyongyang had came on board but it was only confirmed after kim and his wife were safely back home according to china's state news agency she pressed kim on north korea to give up its nuclear weapons came apparently replied quote the issue of denuclearization of the korean peninsula can be resolved if that korea and the united states respond to our efforts with good will create an atmosphere of peace and stability while taking progressive and synchronous measures for the realisation of peace. but many are skeptical about whether or not kim jong un would really scale down the program after the north korean government has worked so hard to celebrate its development. a little yet i don't think he will officially declared the nuclearization because he has been emphasizing the importance of nuclear weapons
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a lot he has particularly been stressing that the nuclear program makes the country strong and that the country can defeat the united states with it he can't totally change that stance all at once. but others think kim could use disarmament to his advantage. kim jong un would seek to propagate the idea that he persuaded the u.s. and the international community to essentially surrender by having carefully mustard nuclear weapons so. the china business comes ahead of a historic some s. between north and south korea show jewels for april that meeting is expected to further focus on denuclearization. australian cricket captain steve smith and his deputy david warner have both been banned for twelve months by their own federation for a cheating scandal which is rocked the sport the unprecedented bans come off the smith
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admitted to hatching a plan to illegally change the condition of the board in a game against south africa sparking a huge outcry cameron bancroft's the young player made to do the deed has received a nine month ban. coming up ahead we take a look at seniors in japanese nursing homes welcoming a new generation of keg reverse robots that even have rubato dogs at monika would have the story for you shortly. learn german with. any time any place.

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