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corden role in the future. but you missed the story. on. this is it news live from berlin new zealand's prime minister just promises to tighten her country's gun laws following the christ church mosque shootings that killed fifty people she says her cabinet will discuss the policy changes on monday also coming up. plus floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains kill dozens in indonesia's eastern most province of. the philippines turns its back
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on the international criminal court today the country will become just the second in history to withdraw from the world's only permanent war crimes tribunals it's quitting over the course investigation into president. war on drugs a crusade that's left thousands of people dead without trial and drawn international condemnation. people around the world have been mourning the victims of the christ church attacks which killed fifty people and injured fifty more. in pakistan vigils were held across the country with people laying flowers and lighting candles for the victims in india people held up posters and chanted against the violence. in the valley.
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pope francis offered prayers for our muslim brothers who were killed in the mass shootings at two mosques. for more now let's bring in d.w. samantha early who who is in christ church covering this story for us samantha what are some of the challenges now facing the victims' families well again the bodies some of this but don't have started to be released so. now that families will want to be buried in the air loved ones and soon as possible and the islamic tradition it is customary for bodies to be reached and very soon after indeed and. and ending in this case because it's a place that needed to do their duties to gain the knowledge of karna their schools . and so when they have been hearing very anxious to get hold of the bodies and
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it's great to be done now. to the hunt quite certain and then there is so much. more you know only imagine their anguish the prime minister is promising to tighten new zealand's gun laws what are we expecting from her meeting with cabinet today. that's why. there's been talk that you might look at speaking to bands of military style seeming want to marry them she didn't doubt very soon after the attacks their new zealand gun laws will change their being since raised over the years of doubt and loopholes and the law was it's not. very easy to get hold of their firearms license and there is an application process and it's not like the uni this is the one culture back. to when i was a boy and the government will be looking at that closely mary speaking to the house
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after she's met with ken and. samantha early in christ church thank you for that. and now to some of the other stories making news around the world. hundreds of protesters have joined government rallies in sudan they're demanding that longtime ruler omar al bashir resign over an ongoing economic crisis on sunday his government announced they had secured loans of three hundred million dollars to deal with high unemployment and inflation dozens of protesters have been killed in clashes with police since the rallies began three months ago. a mass funeral has been held in out is about to mourn victims of last week's ethiopian airlines crash the symbolic service came a day after officials began delivering bags of earth instead of victims' remains to family members because it might take up to six months to identify the passengers
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and crew all one hundred fifty seven people on board the aircraft were killed. thousands of serbian anti-government protesters have rallied outside the residence of president alexander. the demonstration came a day after opposition supporters stormed a state run television building they have been staging weekly protests since december accusing of autocratic rule and of stifling media freedom. flash floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains have killed at least fifty eight people in indonesia's eastern most province of papua authorities say dozens of others have been injured and more than four thousand people displaced rescue teams continue the search for survivors. sawing through a beam in a frantic effort to save a five month old baby boy trapped for hours under the rubble of his home rescuers reached him and rushed him to the hospital for emergency care.
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and. hardest hit is the town of centanni and early morning landslide was followed minutes later by flooding from a river that burst its banks unleashing a torrent of water heavy logs and a very floods and landslides destroyed roads and bridges hampering rescue efforts power outages have left hospital struggling to treat the injured rescuers have evacuated thousands of people and are trying to reach outlying areas. and it's likely that the death toll will rise because the evacuation process is still ongoing and the affected areas have not been fully reached by the joint search and rescue team while the flooding is common during indonesia's rainy season but experts have warned that deforestation has heightened the risk of flash floods in the region of centanni. until today only one country burundi had withdrawn from the international criminal court now the philippines makes it to the country's
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president. announced plans to pull out a year ago after the court launched a preliminary investigation into possible crimes against humanity linked to territories so-called drug war the i.c.c. probe focuses on allegations that due territories government was behind thousands of extra judicial killings despite the charges the brutal campaign against drug dealers and users shows no sign of abating. another family torn apart. mary jane can't understand why salvador had to die shot in the head before the eyes of her four year old daughter. they found drugs on him but if that was the reason for his murder. it's likely she'll never find out. the grim reality in
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a country where extrajudicial killings are encouraged by the president it's been almost three years since president will be going to terra to started his relentless war on drugs officially some five thousand people have been killed but human rights groups are saying that number could be as high as twenty thousand and typically it's poor communities like this one that saw for the most. remote parts the lives in one of those communities she remembers august thirty first two thousand and sixteen as if it were yesterday it's the day her son was murdered for being a drug suspect. and not a day has passed since when she didn't think of him. really makes me sad is that i was not with my son when he died. i wasn't there when they killed him. just like visits me in my dreams. i
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want to know what happened to. what you had to suffer. as with the vast majority of drug related extrajudicial killings no one has been held accountable for her son's murder but once justice. that's why she joined dries up a church organized volunteer group assisting the victims of the drug war together they filed a suit with the international criminal court i c c against president to to himself for crimes against humanity since the philippines have withdrawn from the i.c.c. to terror to claims the court has no jurisdiction over him his administration will not cooperate with any investigation. human rights advocates are calling this a test case for the i.c.c. is relevance. we cannot allow. perpetrators together we with the most serious violations simply by the stroke of
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a pen we have to show a very strong. international justice by ensuring that these fully investigated and if. indictments should follow. that's also what hope for she wants to his henchmen to pay for her son's murder. whenever she can muster the strength she likes a candle where he was killed. and deal like he's here it's like he is here beside me i feel that the candle speaks to me sometimes the flame is sometimes it's restless i almost feel his presence whenever i come here. and as night falls in the philippines the killing continues. another family is left with nothing but a memory. another murder but most likely will go
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unpunished. time for soccer and time to take a look at the bundesliga results so far this weekend by a new nick dominated mights frankfurt snuck past nuremberg braman laver dortmund won a thriller against her to berlin shall feel lost their first game under their new coach bob stevens should cart of hoffenheim share the spoils oxford defeated head over wolfsburg put five goals past and glad drew was freiburg now as he with his all means for the bundesliga standings at the end of match day twenty six. very little change at the top buy a new nick maintain their razor thin lead over dortmund and braman leap frog hoffenheim in the bottom half out spurred put some space between themselves and relegation had over and nuremberg are still in mortal danger as take
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a closer look at the dortmund match borussia dortmund came from behind to steal. a dramatic late win against her to berlin captain marco royce scored the decisive goal in injury time as dortmund re took the league's top spot. a selection headache coming into the clash with head to berlin axels it still gets a. whole were ruled out. and his headache would have worsened early on my just for sullivan kalu to not. so mr levy stormed unhindered towards. and beat it one one five for the selection was hard to digest for both the boy. his mood improved after thirty minutes with the humble the book's. release comes to
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sit back in the lead with his second. to fire themselves up a tough as they leveled in the forty seven minutes. in the air and it was to play for. dortmund's wastefulness in front of goal meant injury before cut and marco voice rescued his sights i'm. sure digital technique just to hold his fifteenth cool of the season. then vedanta piece of it so red for taking out his frustrations on. capital games in berlin for. top spot in the bundesliga and put the pressure but. golf now and spain's john ramsey has a one shot lead over rory mcilroy and tommy fleetwood going into the final round of the players' championship astray jason days two shots for the back of day wins group of players to win the tournament multiple times biggest prize for majors shot
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of the day at sawgrass went to seamus power take a look at this. that was the first. hole in one of history. today march seventeenth is st patrick's day in ireland and throughout the irish diaspora that's reason to celebrate the country's patron saint. recessions featuring plenty of traditional music and lots of the color green are the order of the day food in beer some impressions and now from new york and chicago way where they even change the color of the river in honor of st patrick's . course you don't have to be irish to join in the fun. and reminder the top stories we're following for you new zealanders have been
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paying tribute to the fifty people killed by a gunman at two mosques in christ church on friday authorities are preparing to return the bodies of the victims to their families for burial the government has promised better protection for mosques and tougher gun laws. next up on the diffuse reporter with a look at students striking to promote promote awareness of climate change for me make spies for the entire group here in berlin thanks for watching see you at the top of the hour. i'm sick of that. and in the end it's a me you're not allowed to stay here and we will send you back. are you familiar with this. with the smugglers with lions and. what's your story.
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