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this is deja vu news live from berlin a shootout in sri lanka leaves more than a dozen people dead including children overseas raid the home of a suspected terrorist linked to the easter bombings using explosives high as you know forms and flags we'll hear from our correspondent in between long and happy. also coming up signs of progress for protestors in sudan demanding a return to civilian rule they say they've held productive talks with the country's ruling military council protesters in the capital khartoum have been telling us
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just what it. was a rare outpost of support for a battle venezuelan president nicolas maduro activist staged a sit in as the country's embassy in washington d.c. to keep diplomats the opposition leader one why go out. i'm called aspen thanks for joining us at least fifteen people including six children are dead after sri lankan police raided a suspected is the most hideout the country's been scrambling to crack down on extremist militants since the bombings that killed more than two hundred fifty people on the easter sunday sri lanka's presence has promised to search every household and so all those with suspected links to the attacks are found. another bomb blast in sri lanka this time the victims suspected militants blew themselves
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up as special forces closed down on their safe house residents say this densely populated neighborhood was the scene of an intense gun battle left several days a young girl and a woman who were poodle live from the rubble. they could probably be their family members a mother and daughter they were sent to the nearest hospital. actually they had already gained consciousness as the army medical team had given them attention immediately. as investigators try to piece together what's happened here and the links to last week's attacks police carried out door to door searches in the area authorities in sri lanka are under pressure to deal swiftly with islamic extremism . this won't stop so we won't stop either we are the army we are the type of people who protect the country we have the ability we will definitely in good time completely remove these groups from the northern province we're sure of this i say
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this with personal responsibility. yesterday a series of raids turned up bomb making material and a militant hideout one hundred thousand metal balls nightsticks unfair to lies are among the stylish it comes as the clean up operation at the site of one of last weekend's bombings begins one hundred people were killed here it's an anthony shrine in colombo but still no sense that peace is on the way. let's head now to sri lanka joining me on the line from the capital colombo is journalist jimmy linux machine jamie what do we know first off about those people that are being targeted by these recent police raids. ogata ever seen the sun this explosions the police seem to be on the search for a pond for any monthly meeting to the national county chmagh swimming team for sunday's explosion yes for the person under funded titian and said they now had
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information that there was on hundred forty people in the country suspects just to have links to the slam experience and several hundred being arrested up to now so want to get they that the police are still looking for the secret and anyone we connect up to be in teaching so far one hundred nine police custody and expecting more arrests in the coming days now the threat of attack there is still high i mean this most recent attack incident killed innocent bystanders six children were killed how was this unsettled situation there affecting the sri lankan people. should our guns are crying then reading on that meeting every day since sunday's explosion we've been having to up to go i checked in all the houses in the first week was coming and they have been registering the rest since leaving in da ria we have been told to remaining goes and just go out on the most necessary the people i
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screamed we stabbed at the moment because they've not known what to expect next is the government doing enough to restore public confidence or. well right now the government is desperately trying to maintain calm in the country by assuring that georgia forces would have the situation under control in the coming days and while the forces are doing their job they got a lot of growing and anger on both parties including the government why did not the prior warning so far we have only seen the defense secretary of the country resigning and despite that request by the president for the police chief to resign is there he's yet to sending his resignation based on some calling growing calls from the opposition for a good seven months except down on many people are now supporting this soul or they've lost much of confidence left in government at the moment all right jamie the national dean in colombo for us thank you very much thank you let's get you
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caught up now with some other stories making headlines around the world aid summit on china's massive global infrastructure projects that would be belt and growth initiatives as wrapped up in beijing leaders from nearly forty countries attended president xi ching paying pledge that projects would be financially sustainable and environmentally friendly but critics say the initiative increases chinese influence around the world and saddles poor nations with unmanageable debt. celebrations have been held in the demilitarized zone that divides north and south korea to mark one years since the country's leaders held a historic meeting there thousands of south koreans formed a human chain along the border to express their wish for peace and reunification. final preparations are underway in spain for an election that could further inflame the country's political divisions prime minister pedro such as was forced to call the vote early after his government's draft budget fails when the backing of parliament that vote will be on sunday and it's spain's third election in four
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years. thousands of people are gathering in the venice wavin capital caracas or badly in support of opposition leader and self-appointed interim president juan why don't he's currently pushing for a massive march on may first against president's request for the world's government a rally in support of mud turow is planned for later today. to washington d.c. now where the venezuelan embassy just like the country's presidency is facing an uncertain future left wing activists supporting nicolas maduro have been occupying the building they're trying to stop diplomats who support from taking it over the u.s. recognizes god always finds wales leader but the activists say the u.s. government is helping engineer a coup de w.'s helena humphrey as more. venezuela's power struggle is playing out here the country's us embassy in washington d.c. for two weeks now american support is venezuela's impact of making this my daughter
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occupied the building day and night they want to stop representatives an opposition leader and self to pat interim president why don't from setting up shop this is the leftist group calls itself the embassy protection collective is only one of its leaders shows us inside the modern the flowers doesn't play in venezuela is needed for the country's economic and humanitarian crisis so much as her own ground if the united states actually care. about the economic situation in venezuela we would stop the economic coercive measures that we're using you know the preventing them from having access to their gold in the bank of london or being able to use petro dollars you know we would stop you know we would let them have the assets that they have here in the united states the united states is holding on to we would stop pressuring other countries who try to you know provide goods to them. other activists say they're concerned about the prospect of u.s. military intervention americans have
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a special duty to the people around the world to stand up and oppose that kind of aggression which is carried out in our name but without our approval. they accuse the us of being part of what they see as an overthrow of power. i know so much about the various coups in which the united states has either been complicit or the instigator and i think this is a rare opportunity we have to interfere right of time. but time is running out for the activists if the u.s. government says the protest is breaking the law and will have to leave behind such an worry that people are off to workers embassies like the one behind me and now becoming flashpoints in an international talk of war between two men who are both claiming to be president of one country. nearly sixty nations have joined the trumpet ministration impacting one by doing it this embassy in washington remains
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a rare outpost of support for much. yellow vests protesters are marching in cities across france for what is now the twenty fourth saturday in a row demonstrations come just days after france's president. pledged a series of reforms aimed at easing the months of unrest among those measures a new tax cuts worth five billion euros but many protesters say it's too little too late the protests. after windell from their high point in november with even fewer than expected starting out today. the organizers of democracy protests in sudan say they've held productive talks with the country's ruling military council on forming a transitional government the talks come after thousands of protesters again turned out in the capital khartoum calling on the military to hand over power demonstrators have been massing outside army headquarters for three weeks now even after the ousting of president omar al bashir on april eleventh.
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abdul karim is in khartoum and he's been talking to protesters there everyone i talk to in sudan is thinking about one question should power be in the hands of a civilian council or a military council i will ask what do you want a civilian government of course why because nothing's changed since we ousted al bashir and got a military government one soldier was replaced by another one where's the difference it's the same situation we've had before we got rid of a dictator and got another dictator. i want to civilian government together within minutes we won because the military provides protection if there's no military with the civilian government it's not complete the. people cherish their freedom a military government leans towards full so that's why i'm hoping for a civilian government. in a little more than a. we should have civilian rule we should have freedom to change should favor
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civilian society but then he under military rule is no freedom no god knows it should be civilian. so. we've had military rule for thirty years and every time they say two years two years and it goes on and on like that look at egypt general el-sisi said two years of military rule and he's still in power. if we're ruled by the military it'll be the same system. well we saw a shocking result in the bundesliga dortmund's title hopes suffering a crushing blow as they lost at home to their struggling rivals shell cup the visitors came away with a four two win after of rollercoaster of a game the match was largely decided within five crucial minutes in the second half daniel kawajiri scoring shock as third goal and to dortmund players were also sent
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off the pitch on friday nights leverkusen helped its chances of qualifying for the champions league with an impressive away when he gets out of work after falling behind early on date so control heaven only and then he equaliser here. and then his teammate kai harvard's gave leverkusen the lead for good just after half time with this nice blue thing shot in the end because of making it look easy they won by eight or one final score. all right a look now at all the results so far from this weekend's buddhist league action live six securing that champions league qualification spot with a two one win over five frankfurt's hopes of a top four finish so that they took a blow after a nil nil draw with howto frame in last four one on the road to do so dorf and last place hanover beat by in saturday's late action stuttgart will be hosting gladbach
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and sunday off and haim faces votes for while byron will travel to new york back. for ses formula one driver of all terry both us has taken pole position at sunday's azerbaijan grand prix after setting the fastest lap in qualifying in the capital a fellow mercedes driver lewis hamilton will line up right along side of the front of the grid and reigning world champion hamilton well he's won the last two races is primary title rival is the boss and that's all of ferrari and he will start in third place. quick reminder now the top story that we're tracking for you at this hour at least fifteen people are dead after sri lankan forces raided a suspected is the most hideout in the east of the country the country's been scrambling to crackdown on extremist militants since the bombings that killed more than two hundred fifty people on easter sunday. you're watching g.w. news live from berlin up next
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a reporter meets an american fashion designer trying to transform the fur industry and she's doing it with. ok stay tuned for that and we'll be back with more news at the top of the hour i'm carl assman thanks for watching. the five. most of the chain reaction groups. around six hundred years ago in the red this is the revolution in four. people became aware of their abilities and strengths in a new way there was an outpouring of self-confidence in transit.


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