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this is the. president accuses russia of launching a new phase of aggression after a skirmish in the sea off crimea russia seized the three ukrainian ships the united nations security council is meeting in emergency session ukraine's president has called for martial law also on the program. landing on mars the spacecraft will reach the red planet in a few hours and scientists hope to dig beneath the surface to find out how this was formed billions of years ago.
i'm phil gale welcome to the program. the u.n. security council's meeting in emergency session after russia sees to three ukrainian ships off the crimean peninsula ukrainian president petro poroshenko has demanded media release of the crew and vessels and he's calling on parliament to impose martial law the clash took place in the straight between russia and crimea as a point of international tension ever since russia annexed the region four years ago . this video has been circulating online since it was a released on sunday. taken from on board a russian military ship swearing and shouting could be heard as well as the command to stay the course directly towards ukrainian tugboat. in the russian ship rams the ukrainian boat head on. the incident escalated further
a russian tanker blocked a tight underpass between the black sea and the sea of us off a vital trade route for ukraine it was later announced that the russian coastguard had shot at three ukrainian ships the ships were seized by russia with authority saying that boats had illegally entered russian waters but the ukrainian navy says it had announced the ship's transit in advance. in kiev ukrainian president petro poroshenko called on parliament to introduce martial law. this doesn't mean we are declaring war. ukraine is not planning for a war with anyone it is implemented solely to protect ukrainian land our territory territorial integrity and sovereignty of. russia's foreign minister sergey lavrov accused ukraine of deliberate provocation we do the principles of the international law were violated including the united nations charter and other legal instruments that require all states to respect the sovereignty of another state school moscow
views the water surrounding crimea as russian territory the united nations however views russian annexation of crimea as an illegal act. security council is meeting in emergency session on this issue as we speak nato is also weighing in and let's bring in alexander phenomena in washington and brussels welcome both alexandra i'll talk us through what's been happening at the security council. so what we have seen so far in the u.n. security council is a sort of an exchange of different use on what really happened in the current strayed we heard from a representative of the united nations saying that they are still trying to verify what really happened there but that the body is deeply concerned about the incidents and then we also heard from the russian ambassador to the and saying that it is ukraine that it is too plain and dad's the international community is
turning a blind eye on ukraine actions and that in fact that it's already minding the prestige of the e.u. and security council and russia went even so far as to blaine there ukrainian president of trying to organize provocations because. the russian ambassador to the and put it he's approval ratings are low but then of course we also heard from the you asked of message or to the united nations sneaky hailing saying that it was a reckless russian escalation of the situation there. in brussels talks about nato how alarmed a very about these developments. nato is very alarmed about this we just heard from nato secretary-general un stoltenberg who called the incident very serious he
reiterated calls that nato made already yesterday for russia to release the ukrainian vessels to release the ukrainian soldiers he said it was a very serious situation that these. ukrainian military personnel had been harmed by russia firing on the vessels and this is something of course ukraine is not a nato member but is a close nato partner and ukrainian president petro poroshenko called nato and asked them to hold these urgent consultations to discuss possible any any possible response any possible political response and in fact. said that stands behind ukraine its territorial sovereignty and the fact that nato will never recognize russia's annexation of crimea which is very important in this at this point because of course this is incident happens just off the crimean peninsula i would come to from normal as nikki haley give money to america's position on this
i would say that she was pretty clear in her statement as i said he called it a reckless russian escalation he also blames russia for outrageous violation of ukraine's sovereignty over international law but what is very telling in this context context is that so far we haven't heard anything from you from u.s. secretary of state from peo no statement on what happened in crimea and we also haven't heard anything from president strums so far. i'm going to from norman in washington thank you so schultz in brussels thank you as well. we'll take a look now at some of the other stories making news around the world four turkish soldiers are dead and another seriously injured after their helicopter crashed in a residential area of istanbul aircraft struck a four story building before hitting the street on thursday say there are no civilian casualties defense officials have become an investigation. mexico
has deported nearly one hundred central american migrants who tried to cross illegally into the united states on sunday hundreds tried to force their way across the frontier into your water before being repelled by u.s. border guards u.s. president donald trump threatened on twitter to permanently closed the us mexico border. britain's prime minister has makers from all parties to support the brics deal she agreed with the european union on sunday speaking in parliament recently warned skeptical lawmakers of the unknown consequences of not ratifying britain's withdrawal deal from the e.u. . we combat this do you deliver on the vote of the referendum and move on to building a brighter future of opportunity and prosperity for all our people or this house can choose to reject this deal and go back to square one because no one knows what would happen if this deal doesn't pass it would open the door to more efficient and more uncertainty with all the risks that really entails. nasa is calling it seven
minutes of terror us nothing to do with bretz it's an everything to do with a spacecraft hurtling towards mass which will have to decelerate for almost twenty thousand kilometers per hour down to just eight kilometers per hour before it touches down hopefully in one place in a few hours the lander called insight as being on a six month voyage through space on a mission costing a billion dollars the scientists behind the projects and out nervously waiting to see if the landing is a success the hope that it will provide them with valuable data they've been hoping to get for decades from deep below the surface. this latest mission to mars is designed to unlock the mysteries of the planet's deep interior researchers like tilman sean are awaiting the data with great anticipation. they hope it will give them a better understanding of how mars developed when it was formed some four and
a half billion years ago. what we now are bringing to mars of a standardized methods which we measure the earth's interior structure and energy. holes and we haven't done that on mars yet. nasa tested the mission step by step in its laps the spacecraft robotic arm is equipped with cameras and will deploy to key instruments if all goes to plan the seismometer will be installed in december it's the mission's most important fact finder with the ability to measure even miniscule planetary tremors it's hoped that it will record enough such mars quakes to produce a sonogram of the planet. the second instrument is set to start work in january developed by tilman sean and his team it's a probe the can sense the flow of the planet's heat. like
a mold the rot will borrow five meters below the surface. sensors along its tether will measure how the temperature changes with depth. a third instrument will track how much mars wobbles in its orbit around the sun. because i'm with you on this mission is about more than mas. is actually a mission to a terrestrial earth like planet earth mas' just happens to be the easiest of earth like planets to get to. and for. tillman spawn is convinced the data from mars will advance understanding of how all rocky planets formed and evolved including our own and others out there orbiting alien suns and still be on the reach of human space travel. but first insight will have to parachute to a safe landing. the descent will take seven long minutes the craft has to master
the landing without human help performing many small maneuvers that exactly the right time and without any mistakes until touchdown. but the issue of stolen art is back in the news here in germany we are in question were originally owed by jewish germans were taken from them during the nazi era the head of the world jewish congress this month criticized germany for failing to fulfill its historic responsibility of returning looted works of art exhibition in berlin is now shedding some light on this. what's the background to an artwork like this where does this. come from could it have been expropriated by the nazis looted stolen every little detail on the back of the painting is a clue to answer those questions the back room museum in berlin has examined one
hundred and thirty five artworks in its possession the conclusion none of the works were stolen. we don't want any stolen or illegitimately acquired goods in our collections even if it's a major work if it happens it must be returned. so far the pression cultural heritage foundation in berlin has returned a total of three hundred fifty artworks and that might just be the tip of the iceberg it's estimated the nazis still around six hundred thousand works of art mostly from jewish families and many of them have still not been returned to their rightful owners like some of the works found in two thousand and twelve among a stash of fifteen hundred pieces in the munich apartment of cornelius were lit son of the wartime hildebrand's corlett pressure is growing on german lawmakers many think the process of determining and returning stolen art works takes too long and opposition parties are demanding more money be spent on restitution. it's been done
with me i'm not satisfied with the situation because in this case action really speaks louder than words action has to be taken and if the museums don't have the funds to deal with this then we the government have to see to it that we come up with the funds when visitors to the big room museum seem to be on the same page when it comes to stolen art germany has to work much harder to track down looted works. comment earlier case really showed again how much of a sorry state we're in where that is concerned i think much more work has to be done. we have to get our house in order on this one if we don't there's this nasty feeling and it's something future generations will always end up being confronted with. august. for behind many an artwork there's still lies a gruesome story of nazi theft expropriation and injustice.
on the second leg of south america's top club football final has been postponed for a second time they open the door this game between one of status rivals for the plate and boca juniors was originally postponed on saturday after the fans fell to the ball for team bus with missiles breaking windows and injuring players police used tear gas to disperse the crowd but the gas i got into the bus and made other poker players to say the game was resettled for sunday evening but has not been postponed to further after requests from boca the upcoming g. twenty summit in the argentinian capital potentially delayed a much different. this is d.w. news live from bali and still to come global trade times ins with the u.s. so business leaders and politicians from europe and china meet in homburg to explore free trade possibilities we meet the man who advises china's president xi
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