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this is deja vu news coming to you live from berlin and the death toll rises following guatemala violent volcanic eruption say at least sixty nine are dead the scalding ash and mud forced people from their homes now the search has begun for many by the fast flowing mud and toxic gas is also coming up bringing the dead special report finds corpses still lying amid the rubble of
a year after iraqi troops return to the city from so-called islamic state all the thousand bodies have been recovered so far. and israel's prime minister is on a tour of europe a lot being governments to allow or to follow america rather than pulling out of the iran nuclear deal but will they be persuaded. hello i'm terry martin thanks for joining us we begin in guatemala where the death toll from sunday's devastating volcanic eruption has risen to sixty nine authorities warn that that number is likely to rise as rescue workers continue to search for survivors and bodies president jimmy morales has declared a state of emergency and called for three days of. morning is quite
a bit more than four decades. a little. bit dramatic deadly and financed vulcan diff way to go all the volcano of fire exploded vine and late sending a massive river of lava hurtling down its slopes. or an intrigue soon gave way to panic as only rambled to get out of its deadly palm. it's begun ferocity called many residents by surprise. they can see only on one grandchild fifteen and another eight year old there's a video that's what i'm going to see if i could have eyes on the. gardens. oh dear lord i have nothing i don't even have clothes to change and.
the eruption sent black claims of smokin hot rock into the air quickly turning day into night. the. entire villages were blanketed in a thick layer of ash. a massive rescue effort is still underway with the death toll now likely to rise the threat of further eruptions is hampering rescue efforts i won't run it won't bother to look at the. president jimmy moran as declared a state of emergency and visited the area to meet with rescue is and survive as. mr president my family is missing sent a helicopter to throw water over them because that banner. have three children a grandchild all my siblings my mom they've all disappeared none of the them i'm an invalid. but for many help it's already tonight the first of what
a likely to be many funerals have already begun. well it's almost a year now since iraqi troops return the city of mosul from so-called islamic state it's one of iraq's biggest cities and strategically important because of its oil but despite that much of mosul still lies in ruins and amid the rubble there are still corpses an exclusive report. or karim has been speaking to a workers in mosul and santos this report just a note here we have pixilated some of the more disturbing images in this story. the smell of death is everywhere old mosul is like an open air symmetry nearly a year after the battle between the so-called islamic state and iraqi troops and the corpses to fill the streets. we meet husseini the young nurse has volunteered to help remove the bodies. and this old house in this room
we found one hundred fifty corpses they were all shot and they had us all here yes . the stench is hard to take it fills your nostrils and chill now because we took away all of audience then we burned the room and to sanitize it but how did they all say that. they were let out one on top of another man and women and then children. there are still bones here there was talk to the blankets. anyone passing by can see the corpses under the rubble. heads with the bodies. a girl's hair still stuck to her abaya. the volunteers have removed one thousand three hundred fifty bodies so far. the old city in mosul in was and i asked stronghold sometimes they also find dead fighters.
most with isis was responsible for your sister's death correct initially and today you are removing the bodies of some of their fighters what goes through your mind when you do this. you know this is their place and this is where they deserve to end up ahead of us my sister said she has a great i can visit her to find his remains and that without a great the fact that i get to remove their bodies is my biggest revenge fighting them with a weapon is exactly what they want they want us to be inhumane they want us to fight each other. it's life threatening work for the volunteers there could be unexploded bombs anywhere they've why don't you wait till the area is secured and then remove the bodies were not security officials many times nobody wants to do this and no one wants to come here. families can't identify their loved ones
because of the lack of forensic medicine. you have to have you met people hunting for their relatives i've seen women and men who come looking for their dead children they say their children died here but they're not sure if this is the exact place because everything's been in place or. what shocks you about all of this is the bodies of women and children. this may even move is that no one asks about them not even the government. three thousand people remain missing their bodies like you somewhere here beneath the rubble. karim their reporting from iraq well let's take a look at some other stories making news around the world today anti-government protests have resumed in jordan despite the resignation of prime minister hun a mostly thousands of people demonstrated on the streets of the capital amman late
on monday demanding that the government scrap its planned tax increases a new prime minister is yet to be renamed or better yet to be. saudi arabia has issued its first driving licenses to women as it prepares to lift its ban on female drivers later this month the first ten women to receive the permit already held a license issued by another country the move comes as a number of women who campaigned for the right to drive remain under arrest. u.s. first lady malani of trouble has been filmed in public after a long absence that sparked rumors she had disappeared she was filmed arriving at an event with president trump her first such appearance since early may the white house said mrs trump had been hospitalized to treat a benign kidney condition. and an extremely rare dinosaur skeleton has been auctioned off in paris scientists say the one hundred fifty million year old bones
may belong to a newly discovered species on earth in the u.s. the skeleton was snapped up by an anonymous art collector for more than two million euros. there are nuclear deal is top of the agenda for benyamin netanyahu as he continues his tour of european capitals the israeli prime minister is lobbying allies to take a tougher line on tehran today he's due to meet french president in one month call on monday he was here in berlin to talk to german chancellor angela merkel it was their first meeting since the united states pulled out of the iran nuclear deal for it's no ordinary day when israel's prime minister visits by then police were in the highest in the us and there were demonstrations by both pro and anti israel groups but it's the timing of the visit that's most crucial iran is high on the agenda most specifically the iran nuclear deal german chancellor angela merkel would like to see the agreement remain intact netanyahu thinks president trump was right when
he withdrew from the deal. netanyahu is calling on merkel and her european counterparts to reimpose sanctions on iran. commanded pressure economic sanctions on iran break loose cash machine that feeds the rhenium empire that in danger is everybody in danger of israel but indirectly also in dangerous germany and europe netanyahu claims that iran finances its fight against israel with the money and the terrorism is continuing its work on a nuclear bomb. macko objected maintaining that the nuclear deal has ensured transparency but she did see some danger in iran's nuclear ambitions and promised to work against them. with a thought well none the less we believe that we share the goal of preventing iran ever having nuclear weapons and where we have differences of opinion is the question of how we best achieve that and get out of it. despite their differences
machall and netanyahu emphasize the good relationship that two countries enjoy and announced a visit by the german government to israel in october. or demonic and with business news and new concerns about facebook indeed terry did to mark zuckerberg hide the truth when being questioned by the european parliament recently he said that everything you share on facebook you own and you have complete control over who sees it and how you share it well now an article in the new york times reports the social network has given at least sixty device makers access to users friends data without obtaining explicit consent so it looks like facebook is at the center of yet another privacy scandal. worries about data theft and privacy breaches drove the hearing with the committee on civil liberties justice and home affairs on monday night european lawmakers debate of the facebook
cambridge analytical data breaches and looked at ways to ensure data protection and prevent illegal use of collected personal information. this problem is much much larger larger than facebook or cambridge analytic or. if this horrible math is a accounting of the advertising technology industry and every tiny little logo is a company that is in some way involved in the business of at the end of the day converting users' data into money. the hearing aims to identify how the misuse of these data encroached on europeans fundamental rights such as privacy and the right to impartial information the european parliament is also looking at with the facebook abused its dominant market position hearings are set to continue next month.
starbucks c.e.o. howard schultz has announced he is retiring from the coffee company thirty seventy as he has transformed starbucks from a single coffee shop in seattle into a global brand most recently aligning the company with political issues like race and jobs and the privilege to use schultz says he's considering going into the public sector some people expecting a presidential run in twenty twenty shorts is an outspoken critic of us president donald trump and he might run against him as a democrat not have any stores and the german chemicals group by its very close to finishing its takeover of u.s. seeds dried monsanto the sixty three billion dollars buyout is set to close on thursday by is ditching the name monsanto though it's been a target of protest lawsuits for idiots that months on top. products will keep their names like roundup which contains the controversial herbicide life percent by insists that monsanto is crop protection technology and genetically modified seeds
are vital to feeding a growing global population. that's a lot to talk about with a man of the frankfurt stock exchange only the fire monsanto deal is worth sixty three billion dollars it's the largest ever foreign takeover by a german company our investors are following the final finishing touches right to the end. yes they sure are especially as it's involved with a capital raising issue buyer has of course incurred great debt low interest rates that seem as it seems is a favorable time to aid in the financing of this huge sum that it has to shoulder for the takeover but it also is issuing new shares and that's a relatively new piece of news this week and the new shares to the tune of seven billion dollars and that means of course that the value of the existing shares gets
watered down at the same earnings get spread out now to additional shares along with the old shares that's a slight negative reaction you see here but it sure is a big deal that everybody's talking about and people are of two minds about this having put monsanto into the into the mix putting at stake basically the good household the bayer name with this company which many see as reckless and. environmentally and health hazard people don't like that but analysts who study the industry say it's a very good fit good for the future for a buyer now you already mentioned the controversial months until name certainly i mean bio will drop that name. for image reasons presumably but you do think that will make a difference. no i don't think it'll make a difference other companies drop other companies names to when they when they take over deutsche bank for example took over bankers trust bankers trust the name was
never heard from again they took the people in this case you can see it is a gesture that monsanto will disappear we hear that the americans don't like that but it won't raise the issues that surround what monsanto did so far and what is still doing with the products an analyst i talked to said he'll be interested to see if there are any suits that might incur expensive legal costs in. to to that in the future all right and only just briefly your take on starbucks c.e.o. schultz and his possible political ambitions. it's a pretty spectacular move he's an attractive personality a very successful entrepreneur starbucks thrived under his leadership it's a company had some bad news recently but with a very good story and it multiplied the share price for its shareholders if he moves into the political realm it won't be easy business men moving without office experience into the presidency while donald trump that without holding public
office previously but he did it on a populist message childes having endorsed the democratic side it will be a stretch but it will be interesting to see how he builds us up in the next few years it will be a first if he makes it on a moderate message on an conventional message into the white house and then it could certainly be an exciting election campaign that would leave us in frankly i think is a much right. well the city of palma on the spanish island of majorca has decided that from july the first residential apartments can no longer be rented out to tourists aims to fight mass tourism in the summer and stop rising rents but travel as enjoys staying in apartments instead of hotels and some of the island fear the measure could end up harming the tourism industry there the last guest has just left and asked to her about is getting her vacation home ready for the next
holiday makers the me you can exit is allowed to rent a house that belonged to her grandparents even off to the first of july or to nominate their fortunately this is a detached house and although it still belongs to palma i was able to get a license. here. the ban doesn't apply to esther because it only affects apartments. she should be pleased because the scarce supply means there's more demand for her house but she shakes her head i think they're going their country i think the terrorists are freed you've heard that a lot is changing here and i think that scares them off this is not me your car is just beginning and the capital palma there's no sign of tourists it's quiet but the island government's chief tourist officer defends the new rules and points out the mood in society. and a best vantage vos a young turk quite a few voices in the lyric islands who agree that we can no longer grow in summer.
this is a serious issue because our primary objective is sustainability and that's why we can't take more people in the summer so we can distribute them better throughout the year but not in summer than in my skin timid and so what is the point of the ban it's not that private rentals and palma only for britain and some of my dear has perhaps represents five hundred landlords and strongly criticizes the ban the body without it it was the first time in history that the profits of tourism were whitely distributed in society the middle class benefited from it and with the new restrictive rules with these bans they managed to get profits back into the hands of the big hoteliers. and that's what the little. as expected spanish hotel chain really hotel supports the new rules. if some more cautiously. might have it it was this business that demanded an after this first
summer we will see what the new measures will bring we believe that this is fair that the number of private rental should be controlled as well as the quality and taxation of this tourist spend. it with it that is to come that's what many think in palm itself the boston restaurants are already complaining that gas numbers are decreasing maybe the holiday apartment is have been scared away. terry is here now with some worrying news about plastics that's right monica very worrying indeed it's world environment day today but it's not necessarily a day to celebrate the u.n. is using the occasion to raise the alarm about plastic pollution calling it a planetary crisis plastic is cheap lightweight and durable but it's generally not biodegradable meaning more and more plastic waste is piling up on our planet the main culprits are single use plastic items which make up half of all the plastic we
use in particular plastic bottles and plastic bags around the world some one million plastic drinking bottles and one million plastic bags are purchased every minute and it's our oceans that suffer most from this plastic epidemic altogether up to thirteen million tons of plastic are washed into the sea every year smothering coral reefs and threatening vulnerable marine wildlife only last week a pilot whale that died in thailand was found to have eight kilos of plastic waste in its stomach including eighty plastic bags. well that whale is only the latest victim of our throw away society let's go now to the head of d.w. environment team sonya dean she joins us from boston hi see you saw you there just getting wired up can you hear me. yeah i can hear you fine great ok well let's go with this the u.n. says that plastic pollution as you heard now report this there has become
a planetary crisis what sort of solutions are being developed need to address this problem well i think the solution begins really from the bottom up so in that friends just people being aware of their plastic usage is really important so obviously reduce reuse recycle the same thing that we've been hearing for ages but at some point that needs to come to a policy level so the governments need to take action against plastics and develop policies which in some places are really happening we see in parts of africa or wanda kenya bans on plastic bags that are being very strictly enforced and in the e.u. for example the european union as well that they're looking at in fact planning to ban single use plastic the whole array of them so i think it starts from the bottom and moves through policy and hopefully can reach success not so we've got some
policymakers waking up to this problem all their bio degradable since we're talking about plastics or other bio degradable environmentally sustainable sustainable alternatives to the plastics that we use every day. well yeah absolutely and in fact one sector i didn't mention just there was business in the business sector i think that market is really ripe i think two thousand eight hundred is kind of a breakthrough year for awareness around this plastic pollution problem this massive global problem and i think that a lot of businesses are also waking up to that and they're coming to coming up with a lot of new solutions i mean there's all kinds of really just an explosion of possibilities with biodegradable straws biodegradable kind of plastic bags or alternatives that are based on other economic models like the sharing economy you have this scheme including in berlin and other places in germany where folks who had to the cafes can take
a reusable cup to go and then to pick it up at one place and drop it off at another these kinds of schemes are really taking off in a lot of parts of the world so absolutely there are alternatives including biodegradable ok so that's moving along to we've seen some movement on the business front and the technical part of that but ultimately it's a behavioral thing you mentioned this to earlier world environment day this year has the tagline if you can't reuse it refuse it if societies like ours are totally geared toward convenience are people really going to follow that maxim. well i don't know if they'll follow it right from the get go but it's a good place to start thinking about it and i think that's really the most important is to as a first step become aware as a consumer of your behavior and the impacts that your behavior has for example you know like myself i try to reduce my think plastic so i can eliminate everything i buy toilet paper in a plastic bag i'm not going to skip the toilet paper but what i do is i then reuse
the plastic bags with the twenty comes in as the liner for my rubbish bin in my bathroom so that's just one small step in that kind of beginning to become aware and that's really the first time so thanks for that advice thanks for your analysis on you dean head of d.w.m. byron and team joining us there from balts. now moving on to sports doctors say two huge mistakes by liverpool goalkeeper louis colliers and their champions league final defeat to real madrid could have been because of concussion the german was caught on the head by real captain sergio ramos minutes before it is his first blunder which allowed to spend years to take the lead in european soccer showpiece last month he later made another error which gabriel a three one victory now he was distraught afterwards and underwent medical checks
last week in boston where liverpool's owners are based. well german fans and media are still trying to come to terms with coach you off a miller dropping young forward leroy sunday from his world cup squad it was the biggest shock on the day all coaches had to name their final twenty three man squad for the tournament in russia which kicks off in nine days time. all the hard work in germany's training camp came down to this day coach had to cut four players and bring their world cup dream a tough job. bond's unique and i was incredibly close i think it with money and you know even a big you know one hundred made friends at the olympics that was the money and seed for them to go to initially to see whose night it was in. the outfield players gave live a headache before he sends home. you're not on news fedderson on the sonic
learoyd sunny's exclusion was particularly surprising before we'd had a sensational season with premier league champions manchester city jonathan toews was expected to get cut while strike in newspapers and had been a surprise inclusion and preliminary squad. meanwhile undisputed number one manuel neuer proved his fitness meaning badly no will stay at home. you know the squad has a grin shots and those players. going home during the well chapala an option i know not shows the character of the flight was leaving and i'm fighting cocked off their speed ideas up close and the dream is over for the full to passing play is the remaining twenty three it's only just begun. so i know soon i'll be back at the top of the next hour with another bullet in the meanwhile you get all our stories online at www dot com thanks for watching.
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