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the free voice of egypt starting on t w. this is deja vu news live from berlin tonight russia hitting back in the diplomatic war over the poisoned spot russia's foreign minister says his country is expelling sixty u.s. diplomats and closing america's consulate in st petersburg we'll bring you reaction from washington and moscow also coming up tears of joy for him along the yousafzai as she returns to pakistan the nobel peace prize winner says it's
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a dream to come back for the first time since she was shot by the taliban in two thousand and twelve and. i'm sorry in an absolutely fit the state of. israel years band of cricket captain steve smith excepts the blame for a ball tampering scandal that has shaken the world of cricket. golf it's good to have you with us tonight russia is striking back exactly as expected the kremlin expelling u.s. diplomats and closing the u.s. consulate in st petersburg the move mirrors washington's expulsion of russian diplomats following the poisoning of former russian spy sergei script all and his daughter in britain british prime minister to resign may and much of the west now.
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say that moscow was behind the poisoning the kremlin denies. moscow hit back with a simple tit for tat sixty u.s. diplomats are to be expelled from russia matching the sixty russian diplomats thrown out by the u.s. . the retaliation against other countries will also be reciprocal that's in terms of the number of diplomats expelled from each country. usually it is that he's content seoul for the moment. for germany that's for diplomats who will be sent home some observers feared harsher measures after a spokeswoman for the russian foreign ministry the immanently denied accusations that moscow was behind the swivels poisoning she suggested britain had failed to protect the safety of russian citizens there. whether these measures will stop the diplomatic escalation may partly depend on decisions made here in the kremlin. or i
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want to go now to europe our moscow bureau chief good evening to you so why did moscow choose the consulate in st petersburg to close. some because there is a second capital of russia the u.s. consulate there is big and into the fact that it now has to close is obviously of great symbolic importance bigger than the consulate and because brooke is only the consulate in moscow but if you close the consulate in moscow then you really cut any diplomatic relation between the u.s. and russia and you'll reach the real and of all. and the u.s. we know was not the only country to expel russian diplomats so what can washington's allies now expect. well according to his russian foreign minister it will be
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a batch of countermeasures russia is going to take first told diplomats from all countries that expelled the russian diplomats who will also be expelled from russia but mr lavrov said that russia will not only provide a so-called to mirror response to west steps but even more than event that means the kremlin actually will continue fighting with the west without rules old of its own rules and the diplomatic but court will not stop it so what measures could come next the b.b.c. bureau in moscow may also be shoot down our d.w.b. could be declared for an adjutant we don't want to help for that but the theoretically that's even possible after all they know that the germany has expelled for russian diplomats as well theoretically it would also be possible to go through the go to institute the german cultural institution which has several branches in russia or the institute hansei the french culture the situation yeah there are so many options right now for the russians and at the heart of this of
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course are the these allegations of a chemical weapons attack on british soil that was conducted or at least known about by the kremlin what is the kremlin doing to shed light on this very and prove that britain is wrong. well russia wants to see effects was that as long as there are no facts on the table that clearly show with russian guilt nobody should be accused russian but so far russia hasn't provided any evidence that it wasn't involved usually the presumption of innocence applies in these cases however many speak about that the guilty presumption too many things indicate that russia might be involved is quite possible isn't the russian newspaper video misty has recently even published a whole list of cases in which russian spies were killed abroad by russia this list begins in nineteen twenty seven that it's an implication is a few years ago london was just one of many other cases in history but once again
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brant from the beginning moscow understood the whole thing as a diplomatic declaration of war towards russia russia insists that the u.k. has no evidence that is indeed the dilemma that london is in all right our moscow bureau chief you're a shadow on the story for us tonight from there yuri thank you very much we want to take the story now to the u.s. capital washington d.c. our correspondent claire richardson is there working that angle of the story for us good evening to you clay or so was the u.s. government expecting what happened today brant it's hard to imagine that they would not expect some sort of retaliation as soon as the white house announced that it was expelling russian diplomats we heard from the russian foreign minister that there would be some kind of retaliation what's interesting here is that this is exactly tit for tat we're seeing sixty diplomats expelled in exchange for the sixty that the u.s. kicked off they've also been given a week to pack their bags and get out of the country and it makes sense that we're
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seeing a tough response from russia because this was the toughest action we've seen from the trump administration to date when it comes to taking a tough stance on russia claire richardson on the story for us tonight in washington player thank you very much. here are some of the other stories now that are making headlines around the world health officials in the u.k. say screwballs daughter is now responding well to treatment yulia screwball and her father sergei are in the hospital in the english city of solsbury where they were found unconscious earlier this month after being poisoned with a nerve agents that poisoning sparked the current well between britain and russia north and south korea will hold their first summit in more than a decade on april twenty seventh south korean officials made the announcement after high level talks with north korea their agenda will focus on denuclearization and improving relations between the two countries france's
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a former president nicolas sarkozy is to stand trial on corruption charges he's accused of attempting to illegally influence an inquiry into alleged irregularities in his two thousand and seven election campaign the former president is already facing separate charges over suspected illegal financing. to pakistan now and the nobel peace prize winner malala yousafzai she has returned home on her first visit since being shot there by the taliban in two thousand and twelve the failed assassination attempt on the schoolgirls shocked the world she was targeted for promoting education for girls or despite the attack has become an international icon for women's education and human rights tears of sadness and moments of joy upon a long awaited return. speaking
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in. the u.s. of side says she's dreamed of coming home to pakistan and walking the streets in peace. this was no ordinary visit as heavy security accompanied mulattoes dawn arrival in islamabad. the police convoy proof of the threat malala still faces from the taliban much of a visit has been kept secret it included an audience with the prime minister the schoolgirl turned poster girl for human rights proud to be back home with her family or whenever i traveled in a plane or a car in some other cities of london and new york i was told just imagine you're in pakistan you're travelling to islamabad that you're in karate. but it was never true but now today i'm very happy that all who.
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malala is emotion easy to understand. six years ago her activism nearly killed her taliban gunman boarded a bus asking who's malala shot in the head because of a diary should been writing for the b.b.c. highlighting the misery for women under taliban rule but while others might have chosen to stop talking malala used the global attention to keep fighting for her causes. the u.n. general assembly showing its appreciation on her sixteenth birthday. is the day off every woman every warrior and every god who have used their wife for their rights she went on to set up her own fund the malala fund to promote girls' education. and in two thousand and fourteen a seventeen year old malala became the youngest ever recipient of the nobel peace prize the visit has attracted much attention in pakistan where malala divides
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opinion to some she's on a mission to shame the country a mouthpiece of the west to others though she remains a national hero for standing up to the taliban. egypt early results from the election there show that president. is cruising towards his expected landslide victory and a second term in power one reports suggest that he's taken forty two percent of the vote turnout however was lower this time at only forty percent to unthaw in the gyptian television an ounce to the landslide election victory that had been widely expected but voter turnout was poor at just forty percent despite extensive campaigning threats to find nonvoters and bribes at polling stations. that the participation rate has to be judged in accordance with the broader
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political environment of the country and we don't see that environment having been particularly open. l.c.c. faces enormous problems in his second term the job market is lagging behind the population explosion the economy in satellite and inflation is devouring people's wages here still the supporters are very optimistic about the future. will be brilliant the entire world financial institutions will attest to that it's from our newly built capital city that other mega projects will be excellent and a must. see is expected to lift the presidential two term limit the x. gen will then have what will essentially be unlimited power. australia's just grazed cricket stars have made public apologies former captain steve smith an icon in australia broke down in tears he is one of three players given lengthy bans by
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cricket australia following an investigation into an illegal practice which is known as ball tampering. stay smith headed holliman described the former strategy in captain's involvement in the ball tampering scandal resulted in a twelve month suspension from international cricket australia as most talented cricketer expressed his remorse as he fronted media back. i'll do everything i can to make up for my mistake. and the damage it's caused. if any good can come to this. if they can be a lesson to others. then i can be a force to change i'm sorry and i'm absolutely devastated. cameron bancroft's copped a nine month ban for his role in the young rookie strike the ball was sandpiper to
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affect its movements in the air in an attempt to gain an advantage for his ball is . it's now before. i reflect. today and. it's something that really shined. foreman for us captain david warnock also had been for a year is yet to speak publicly but see posted a short message on social media saying mistakes have been made which damage cricket i apologize for my pots and take responsibility for its and destroy your coach darren lehmann announced his resignation despite an investigation absolving him of blame whoever takes over has a big job to restore straightly is reputation. all right easter is just around the corner we're going to take you to the ones you now look at zookeepers have been doing to mark easter they've given these lemurs paper maché easter treats
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filled with snacks. the easter bunny didn't bring it both zookeepers did the zoo says that the easter themed event encourages the end was to use skills that they would need in the wild like fighting food among foliage and of course among those easter bunny. we wish them all the luck in the world. all right you're up to date of the news for all of us here. thanks for watching. they make a commitment they find solutions. and stronger.

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