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elizabeth show and i work at steve. perry and. this is the w. news live from berlin venezuela's president says he survived a drone attack in the capital on a heart because of the innocence of. president nicolas maduro was speaking during a military parade when blasts were heard the jurors blaming colombia's president for the alleged attack we'll have the latest from caracas also coming up tens of
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thousands rally in israel against a new law which they say marginalized and on june third this time one of israel's best integrated minority uses the troops are demonstrating against government policy. and protesters face off with counter demonstrators at the headquarters of the united states most powerful gun lobby and our correspondent takes us into the thick of it. hi mary in evanston it's good to have you with us. venezuela says president nicolas maduro has survived an assassination attempt carried out with explosive laden drones during a military parade in a televised address just hours after the incident but doro blames the attack on colombia's president juan manuel santos as well as on venezuela's opposition and
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financial backers in florida while for its part colombia is denying any involvement we have this look at how the alleged attack unfolded and the threat by my guru in full flow suddenly cut short this footage broadcast live on state television shows the moment when an apparent explosion rocked a military parade sending hundreds fleeing on foot. the government declared it in assassination attempt. on a mountain state which i don't want to see on the explosions were heard which we have established as coming from multiple drone idea. of the fact the one of the order that people took that i do not think it was an attempt on the life of the president of venezuela nicolas maduro would be fairly new idea but to put everyone at ease the attack has failed to get it or that it or others without
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a complete i mean the initial. just hours later mudra gave a defiant speech speculating that the incident was a right wing conspiracy with ties abroad sheehan and infant thoughts i see not a movie there has been an attempt to assassinate me and. i have no doubt that this all points to the extreme right in venezuela and in alliance with the right in colombia and that colombia's president one man was sent to those is behind this attempt i have no doubt. the socialist president has often accused the right wing opposition of plotting a coup but as the economy continues to weaken widespread protests have become one of the biggest threats to my duros administration we're joined now by correspondent oscar schleicher who is in the event of cap venezuelan capital caracas so i ask you in hearing from venezuela's information minister he says explosive laden drones
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were used and want to he's calling an attack on president maduro as life what evidence does the government have that drones were used well the evidence that we haven't seen as of yet is the video that you all saw and the government's or the information minister said some grown parts an explosive residue in a neighborhood near my apartment but we have had no we haven't had any visuals to back those bands as of now there are witnesses that reported seeing one object explode near the stage were present. and we've seen pictures of some of the injured there are seven injured military officers from this explosion and we've seen pictures of those injured officers so that's the only evidence that we. welcome a duro himself has put the blame on columbia along with backers in florida why would these parties want him dead. well one of the things he mentioned
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is that they wanted to plot against him because of the new economic measures that have been going on here and by this way that we have in the few days we're changing our own currency and there are new. measures to regulate gasoline. prices as well so he's blaming some of that. it is this assassination plot against him all right well what my dura has also said is that a number of those as legibly and involved have now been arrested is there any information on who these individuals are or not yet my role mention this briefly during his speech he said he didn't want to give any details until we finished the investigation for some of the opposition this could turn into
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a witch hunt but besides that reaction we've heard little from the opposition specially the opposition leaders about this attack. all right so maduro saying this wasn't an attempted assassination but we have been hearing some other very different explanations of what happened we have some news agencies saying a firefighter is saying it was a gas tank explosion what have you been hearing. well there are reports and visual evidence of an apartment in flames near the radio where my daughter was and some agencies are reporting that that was the only explosion on site. this is the twenty year time of who has at least twenty times more who has said there has been plots against his life when it was how this was president there were over fifty of these accusations of. terror plots against their lives this is the first time ever
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you seeing such such an attack. fold out in front of our eyes and this television. address it was made so it is it would be quite elaborate. plan to take on if it wasn't true and there's a lot of people that are in disbelief of this being sure however in social media and some journalists are. have said that this comes from group of military officers and they are calling me an operation. and that was journalist oscar schleicher speaking to us earlier from caracas well turning now to israel where tens of thousands of people have been protesting and tell of evil against a controversial new law the demonstration was organized by the country's druze minority they say the law marginalizes non jewish people in the country many
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directed their anger at israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu. bibi go home not to the cry from some of the tens of thousands of people who turned out to protest against israel's contentious nation state legislation a law which essentially defines israel first and foremost as a jewish state. arabs make up a fifth of the population and the trees a much smaller minority say the new law also sightlines them. we are here to send a clear message to the israeli government we will not settle down for nothing less then equal rights as the frailest citizens of the nation state lowered to clears israel the exclusive homeland of jewish people its single site hebrew is the state language effectively prioritising it about arabic which has for decades
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been recognized as an official language to it spoken by the trees who make up just two percent of the population people ask us to consider ourselves we considered ourselves as israeli drones what good did it is know the name of the rose george states a girl not a jew should we trust the government and the or the name but members of the knesset to delete these will not djokovic this law to delete this law from the history of. the juries have risen to high office in the military and politics since the one nine hundred fifty s. now you more than sixty years on they are fighting to retain the recall the see and achieve it for other minorities in israel. and that is some of the other stories making headlines around the world. wildfires have kicked up in southern portugal over one of the hottest weekends on record for
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the iberian peninsula hundreds of firefighters were sent to battle the blaze with the assistance of water bombing aircraft the europe wide heatwave has been especially severe in portugal and spain with temperatures exceeding forty five degrees celsius on saturday. thousands of anti abortion protesters have demonstrated in buenos iris ahead of a landmark vote in congress that could legalize abortion in argentina the bill passed the lower house earlier this year the vote will take place on wednesday and looks set to be very close. brazil's workers' party has named former president louise inacio lula da silva as its nominee for the presidential elections despite him currently serving a prison sentence for corruption one longer served as president from two thousand and three to two thousand and ten and remains the front runner in opinion polls the first round of voting will take place in october. in the united states
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protesters have demonstrated at the headquarters of the national rifle association against the group's role and blocking stricter gun control laws protesters call for tougher background checks for buyers of guns and a ban on assault weapons but supporters of the powerful gun lobby also came to voice their opposition against such restrictions the delay is clear richardson reports from fairfax virginia. in a polarized national debate a rare display of the two sides talking to each other but both are holding their ground. yet you're put property over life which is a crime no it's not because you know news i'm sure i can thank you for everybody forces necessary to work i want to raise or for my home as we don't it's a heated discussion as protesters and counter protesters clashed over the role of guns in the united states this is a stop on the margins our lives national road trip that's been aimed at raising
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awareness about gun violence and registering people to vote as you can see it's a smaller protest than some of the ones we've seen earlier this year but the location is important we're here right in front of the national rifle association which they blamed for buying off politicians. across a police barricade and are a supporters say it's people not guns that are the problem they don't want any restrictions on their ability to carry such weapons it's someone who doesn't follow the law because we let's face it criminals don't follow the law comes out and decides to hurt me or anyone else in the group i want to have adequate protection to help those kind of people guns are the great equalizer it's you know if i'm up against two hundred fifty pound man i cannot physically defend myself without some form of you know self-defense weapon. but showing up wearing guns is horrifying for students who have seen their classmates gunned down before their eyes i'm not saying you know take away all their guns but i'm like you right there. starting
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like the laws that everyone has like lost their lives like in america to gun violence in life is like disrespectful. walking all over was a student who died in the mass shooting at a high school in parkland florida earlier this year he was gunned down by an air fifteen by someone who was known to be a threat today's his eighteenth birthday we're not going to forget about him because this shouldn't be happening i shouldn't have to hold this post or he should be here with us with elections just three months away there's no sign of compromise gun control advocates will have to make good on their promise to vote out politicians who support the n.r.a. . and the in this league are shako were last season surprise package as they finished runners up their ascendancy has many of their fans pumped for the season to come the royal blues will have their hands full with champions league and domesticity soccer expectations are high so much so that fans are prepared to travel in numbers just
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to watch them train. this is how shall coast stop day training camp every morning to the lounge she has a fans last season success hasn't reached a new hype fifteen hundred fans flock to shark is training camp in austria one of those fans is paid to hen's a he traveled eight hundred kilometers just to watch his favorite team train the mentality of a difference the mentality of the fans is something unique he would give everything for the club and you can see it here fifteen hundred fans came to the training camp we are modeling say. only three years ago the training camp attracted to me a two hundred pounds the dramatic increase has come as a surprise even to the chaos it's very surprising you think we had to make pre-season nobody would be there and you come and there was one thousand five hundred people and this is a thing this is so. many fans are convinced that coach too many coated escort is
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the real deal there's excitement in the air and shell could keep up the success they might have to look for another summit training camp next season one big enough to host so many having fans. and you're watching the news will be back again at the top of the hour with an update for you in the meantime you can always get the latest news and information on our web site at that dot com america haven't seen all of us here for lent thanks for watching. would be fine for the case to be taken seriously in the world of what appears has come out with. the female superhero. spark to spark state image of recently dangerous time. for mine.

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