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the trip. report starting june eleventh t w. this is coming to you live from berlin or will say you are after three capture from the so-called islamic state the iraqi city of mosul soon still in ruins in exclusive report d.w. meets those clearing the corpses still lying amidst the rubble more than a thousand bodies have been recovered so far also coming up from. the dead still
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drives his falling bonnet volcanic eruption a car to see at least sixty nine people are dead risky workers are conducting a desperate search for the missing. mom sixty five years of broadcasting to the was germany's chancellor angela merkel who joined the anniversary celebrations of a special occasion at the bundestag the german parliament in berlin dortch of ellis taught it as a radio station off the second world war now it broadcasts are millions of people on t.v. radio online and social media. trying to warm welcome to you on the touchy. it's almost a year now since iraqi troops retake the northern city of was there from the so-called islamic state it's one of iraq's biggest cities and strategically
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important because of its oil but despite that much of the old city of was doing still lies in ruins and amidst the rubble they asked if corpses did the obvious your father of the karim has been speaking to aid workers in was the word and sent us this exclusive report be fixated some of the more disturbing images in his 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 corpses still fill the streets we meet me 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 in the hand hold here yes. the stench is hard to take it first your nostrils chill now because we took away
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all a body instead we burned the room and to sanitize it but how did they all say that . they were let out one on top of the other man the women and children. but there are still bones here general i was stuck to the blankets. anyone passing by can see the corpses under the rubble. that's without 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 was and i as stronghold sometimes they also find dead fighters. they. can mess with isis was responsible for your sister's death correct the one initially and today you are removing the bodies of some of their fighters what goes
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through your mind when you do this. you know this is their place this is where they deserve to end up ahead of i lost my sister and she has a grave i can visit her to find his remains and that without a grave the fact that i get to remove their bodies is my greatest 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. why don't you wait till the area secure lot and then remove the bodies here we're 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. because it has to how do you make people hunting for their relatives and i've seen women all the men who come looking
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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 obliterated. what shocks you about all of this is the bodies of women children. others may even mall is that no one asks about them not even the government. three thousand people remain missing their bodies likely somewhere here beneath the rubble. today not to guatemala the dead still are from the country's devastating volcano eruption has risen to sixty nine authorities warned that the number is likely to rise as rescue workers continue to search for the missing. oil for kindle fire erupted on sunday it's one of central america's most active volcanoes but this was its biggest eruption in more than four decades. the
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country's president jimmy what alice has declared a state of emergency and court for three days of national mourning. for everyone. amid the tragedy there are moments like this. you and i baby pulled alive from the wreck of a mountainside home and i know. they order colleagues to come over to share in a moment that makes this complex rescue effort all worthwhile. you know you go on whatever you are aware of but i guess. this is a risky operation more eruptions could happen at any time rescuers are having to tread quickly and carefully over still smoldering terrain. the weather could also hinder their efforts in what is a race against time. spec that during the next five days it will rain harder which could become a problem. if. there's
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a danger of mudslides because of all the debris from the volcano that's been left in the ravines and the rivers. sunday's eruption caught many by surprise the first explosion was followed by a strong second one people scrambling for cover searing horse hash gas and other deadly peril stay on the mounting a toxic mix that made this eruption particularly dangerous. and this was the grim aftermath of dead bodies so thickly coated with ash they resembled statues in some cases the task of identifying bodies dead or alive almost impossible. one grandchild fifteen and another eight year old. that's what i came to see if i could. oh something oh dear lord i have nothing i don't even have clothes to change into.
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a scene from the size of the affected area becomes clear there will be three days of national mourning. the funerals here have already started the charms of finding survivors diminishes there are likely to be many more to come . and for more let me draw in reuben to medal from the international federation of the red cross in geneva mr tomato you until stacia with your teens in guatemala what's the latest on the rescue operation. thank you for giving us the ward situation remains immense critical six hundred of them volunteers from what amount across since the onset since sunday. providing first and psychosocial support and also the starting families so doing family tracing for those or or let's not forget that we have over three thousand people evacuated at
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the state and although the damage system needs to be done. we just made that the theaters of damage will be will be increasing will be on the rice from federation for the international federation of the direct cost but when. we are brothers and sisters in what amounted to cross through our you know office in panama that actually also the plowing. the system has been experts to the field to support the forts how difficult is it to reach the areas was defective because a lot of the bases affected us in small villages in remote areas. well our teams are already on the ground in the means with orders to shoot i mean you know it's to support those those people in the back ways and sent us but definitely there are villages that are still of knox's two and just one of their just one of them a concern how to go to
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a meeting we ducked or so with other human actors we can dress as national authorities on the system and it's going to reach those people in need and definitely to focus now on life saving activities which is our main concern right now as you said life saving activities is the main concern but as we heard a rain is expected how could that affect kill a search and rescue operations yeah definitely rain will complicate the situation not only hunkering the i'm going to rescue and evacuation activities but let's not forget that that brings us well. risk of must lights that can also worsened the already difficult situation to access those units and tell us more about the priorities how are you helping the people what kind of food and shelter the people are able to get because the pictures we're seeing the scale of devastation is huge . absolutely what amount across open a collection center to gather essential items food water quoth in our main
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priority is lifesaving access as we said and death goes with with medical care it does goes with providing a safe cell there to go to has been evacuated and the provision of this award in food which is a need but we must not forget this psychosocial support that needs to be given to those that are currently suffering and also the family tracing i think it is very important to to ensure there to family links and to ensure or are shite to be able to reach those. and who can remember from the international federation of the red cross in geneva thank you very much for talking to you that's been having the up to date with some of the stories making news around the bond the european court of justice is true that the same sex marriage partners off you citizens have the right to live in any member state the case centered on
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a gay remain an american couple not just yourself the american has been entitle to residency even though romania itself does not permit same sex marriage. really russian president vladimir putin has arrived in vienna on his first foreign trip since being sworn in for a fourth term with austria as his first estimation put in has chosen one of the russia friendly members before meeting with the austrian president putin dismissed suggestions that russia has any intention of dividing the twenty nation. iran's supreme leader ayatollah has ordered preparations to boost the country's capacity to enrich uranium in the event that the nuclear deal with world powers forwards apart it comes nearly a month after u.s. president to donald trump drew the u.s. from the deal which was signed under the previous administration. and now to
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a special birthday for us a d w daughter bella is celebrating its sixty fifth anniversary today to mark the occasion german chancellor angela merkel led the seventy at the german parliament with director general peter limbaugh dortch avila started radio broadcasts back in one thousand fifty three to germans living overseas now it brings information to people around the world in purty languages here's what chancellor merkel have to say this. is a growing interest in germany and europe. goodsome germany is generally valued as an important partner in the world since. this many people want to know what we think here in germany and in europe what happens and how we live here. by putting a european perspective that was the german chancellor talking by door to villa and if you want to find out more. often present you can go to our website as the dot com slash sixty five yes no news from the world of sport and doc to say two huge
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mistakes by live if we're going to keep a lot of scalia's in the champions league final defeat to riyadh madrid could have been the result of a concussion which impaired his vision the german was caught on the head by a captain said joe ramos just minutes before his first bond which allowed the spaniards to take the lead in european soccer showpiece last month he made another era a three one victory he was distraught to afterwards and underwent medical checks last week in boston. based. in an unprecedented move that u.s. president dollar trump is disinvited the current super bowl champions the philadelphia eagles from their plant visit to the white house several n.f.l. players have refused to stand for the national anthem against in a protest of a civil rights sparking their take a new movement in
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a state when trump said the eagles disagree with their president who was adamant as should stand for the national anthem the eagles wanted to send a smaller delegation to the white house but the president said. you're watching the news coming to you live from berlin stay with us go ahead and first movie with you shortly he has the business news coming up for you. make a commitment. and stronger.


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