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at the country's catastrophic conditions on the way to colombia the show. starts march eighteenth on d. to plead. the fifth is t w news ally of the from new zealand in mourning the deadly attacks on two mosques as christ church remembers the forty nine victims of friday's massacre at the suspected gunman has appeared in court and has been charged with murder also coming up. marching all that
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future thousands of children around the globe skipped school to demand more action on climate change. a manuscript as mckinnon a very warm welcome to the show. less than twenty four hours after the mass shootings at two mosques in new zealand the suspected gunman a twenty eight year old australian has appeared in court and has been charged with murder the attack described by new zealand's prime minister as terrorism is the nation's worst ever peace time mass killing meanwhile people in christ church where the massacres took place are in mourning. mourning the victims and searching for answers in christ church outside the city's newer mosque people paused to honor those who lost their lives in the worst mass murder in new zealand's modern history
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. these were the scenes friday as a suspected white supremacist opened fire on worshippers nor and at a mosque in the neighborhood of linwood killing and wounding dozens as police scramble to stop the shooter rescuers raced to save the wounded survivors spoke of a narrow escape. after three four minutes. hard when a fire. and it was from the main entrance common interests of the building. and then everybody the front through the back doors just to save themselves and first we hide behind the car. under the cars and. see they're fighting still on we try to. get a jump the fence. this footage shows the moment police apprehended the suspect
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after forcing his car off the road they brought an end to the rampage the suspected shooter is twenty eight year old australian brenton tarrant charged with murder he appeared for the first time in court on saturday and reserve manda to custody until april fifth investigators say he published a racist anti immigrant manifesto online before carrying out the massacre the prime minister vowed to tighten the country's gun laws after it was revealed terence had a license to carry the types of guns used in the attack for work is being done as to the china vivian say lead to the holding of this gun license and the position of these weapons i can tell you one thing right now our gun laws will china. here's the limbs terror alert level was raised from low to high in the wake of the attack with out its security around the country's mosques dozens of the wounded
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remain hospitalized some of whom are still fighting for their lawyers. ok for more on this let's cross over to clay richardson who is in christ church the suspected gunman has already appeared in court he's been charged with murder what do we know about him and what is likely to happen to him now. that's right he appeared in court today a very quickly indeed but apparently that is typical in a new zealand proceeding like this he's going to be held until april fifth when he will be on trial again currently facing one count of murder although the judge has said that you can suspect to see many more tacked on to that later the key thing to know about this individual is in fact that he is believed to be the man who posted a rambling manifesto online in which he expressed his dislike of multiculturalism and immigration in new zealand two things at the polls that the country really values i mean dition expressing his support for white nationalist leaders so you
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can imagine that is very troubling indeed to the people who are grieving here today . new zealand's prime minister. has promised very clearly that new zealand's got it's got the rules will change is this controversial and what in any way will this be supported by new zealanders. well there are many saying she will need to act quickly to impose any reforms while emotions are still running high at this moment she did say earlier today that there would be some gun control imposed we later heard the attorney general take it a step further saying that he would ban a semiautomatic weapons later walked that back a little bit to say he didn't want to get too far ahead of the prime minister's wishes. around here today in christchurch there's a very clear appetite for something to have been done there are a lot of questions being asked about how a man like the key suspect could legally have possessed five firearms including two
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semiautomatic weapons given the country's current law. a lot of questions being asked describe the atmosphere for us. how are people in christ church in new zealand coping. well you can imagine that this is a very dark day after many people were in lockdown throughout the day yesterday either in hospitals or in classrooms this was the first time that people were able to come out and grieve together and earlier today it was a beautiful sunny day out a typical day when you might imagine people would be having weekend picnics instead of vans were canceled and makeshift memorials like the one i'm standing in front of right now have sprung up around the city where people have been laying down flowers and teddy bears and messages of solidarity to their muslim communities saying that this should not have happened to you in a country like new zealand where there is freedom of religion and we are so sorry and are going to work together to try and prevent something like this from
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happening again all right rich said and chris thank you so much. now the attack in new zealand caught many by surprise the country's multicultural society has remained largely untouched by extremist acts of terror in neighboring australia however right wing nationalism has been. new zealand has long been known floyd. atmosphere easygoing peaceful coexistence. muslims make up one percent of the population it's a minority that's never been a target of hatred before the perpetrator who struck during friday prayers is a white supremacist from australia. apart from the indigenous maori population new zealand is a country made up of immigrants from countries around the world ranging from europe to lebanon but tension among different social and religious groups is on the rise a decade ago stories of racist violence against indian students were rife in the
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australian media today most sena phobia seems to target muslims. especially refugees arriving by boat some fleeing war in syria and afghanistan. the hostage taking incidents in sydney four years ago sparked the formation of extremist islam phobic political groups such as united patriots reclaim astray and australia first party. prime minister they're regarded by others as nationalist right wing populists with violent new nazis in their ranks members include individuals who make provocative anti minority statements in parliament. or. as a stranger struggles with extremism new zealand is determined to avoid a similar situation its prime minister has reiterated the country's defense of diversity and tolerance. ok let's have a look at some of the other stories making news around the world president on will
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trump has vetoed a measure from congress revoking his declaration of a national emergency at the us mexico border it is the first veto of his presidency the congress will now need a two thirds majority in both chambers to override him and that's unlikely to happen. which more than two thousand people in malaysia have fallen ill off the talks to toxic waste was dumped into the kim kim britta in the city of just hope authorities ordered the closure of more than one hundred schools q to dangerous toxic fumes many of those affected children treatment have been arrested in connection with the illegal dumping. thousands of children around the globe skipped school on friday to call on world leaders to combat climate change the student strikes a part of the fridays for future movement started by sixteen year old swedish climate activist. yes today was the biggest strike day yet with the young activists
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following her lead in an estimated one hundred countries. out of their classrooms onto the streets the students in germany's capital spent friday afternoon calling on the government to take action on the environment. we must take the mob under and i'm a change scares me we have to do something about it before it's too late so missing the last two periods of school does know that much. in brussels it's the same message climate change khan's big note that gave. it's a really slow process and that is why don't you think they're going north because well it's a do only had it in a couple of decades or maybe centuries but we have to right now if you want to prevent a disaster it's that urgency that has echoed around the world in india's highly polluted capital daily these children already suffer. for how would i do breathe
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and they are going on getting because of the pollution increasing day by day week asia is particularly vulnerable to climate change. that goes for africa too as these kids and you can just come past know only too well. they're cutting down ditches and it's affecting us a lot and our government to know that this climate action is real and it's needed now. in the u.s. students took their message straight to the seat of power addressing lawmakers in washington d.c. please leave our planet is dying and they're being paid off by fossil fuel companies and we know that we see them so we can follow the money and we're here to take them down and to stop them and we're voting x. . back in europe where it's all began is the go his act of resistance a global movement sweden's press a tune back. eighty's show after all there is
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a crisis before us that we have to live with it's a crisis that our children and their children will have to live with but we want to accept it we will not lead to tappan and that is why we are demonstrating because we want a future and we will continue fighting this day for today we don't turn to the recall of cold shutdown. it was the biggest day yet for the student strikers and the movement shows no signs of slowing down. in formula one defending champion lewis hamilton has claimed pole position for the season opening australian grand prix hannibal hamilton set a new law press court at the melbourne circuit edging out teammate well terry process with a dramatic late run in the sadie's pavel well ahead of ferrari surpassed in fact all the good it only managed third on the grid it was hamilton his six consecutive pole position in melbourne. shaking that was so it was so close out there was but
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it's incredible crowd here but what a beautiful day and i again coming from testing from winter we had no idea where we would be. you know we were hoping of course to be where we are wouldn't work and for that the guys back at the factory been working so hard and on a weekend this weekend also they've just been you know just working to fix. in the bundesliga. home form continued as they were held by freiburg. player cancelled out and shinzo prefers early opener it was the strike his eleventh goal of the season but he couldn't manage any more a means to drop another two points in the race the champions league places they now go for home games without so when. thief is ruling council has voted to introduce two major changes in world football president giani and fantino announced that the club world cup will be expanded to twenty four teams and take place in twenty twenty one european clubs are against
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the move and say they will not compete in the tournament also great to work with qatar to expand the next world cup to forty eight teams if at least one other country can hold extra games and tino said a final decision on that would be made in june. you're watching news live from berlin reporter is coming up next with a closer look at those youth climate process that again in traction around the world but first we are going to leave you with some images of berlin's newest and possibly most fluffy celebrity on friday the city's tear apart showed off a three month old polar backup here's a look at a little bit as first public appearance thanks for watching and enjoy.
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