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this is d.w. news live from berlin tensions soar between the u.s. and iran as washington releases a video that it says proves tehran was behind an attack on 2 oil tankers in the gulf of oman iran rejects the accusation calling it baseless and alarming. also coming up the world health organization holds a crisis meeting as fears grow over the spread of ebola from the democratic republic of congo to uganda. plus australian football fans breathe a huge sigh of relief at the women's world cup as one of the tournaments favorites
returns to the winner's circle at the expense of powerhouse brazil. i'm sumi so much going to thank you for joining us. the united states and iran escalates their war of words over attacks on 2 oil tankers in the gulf of oman the u.s. military has released a video that it says supports claims that tehran is to blame for the explosions u.s. secretary of state mike pompei o also alleges that tehran was behind the blasts but iran says the u.s. allegations are baseless. smoke billows from a stricken ship but is it a smoking gun the u.s. says iran was behind attacks on 2 oil tankers in the gulf of oman. this is based on intelligence the weapons used the level of expertise needed to
execute the operation recent similar arabian attacks on shipping and the fact that no proxy group operating in the area has the resources and proficiency to act with such a high degree of sophistication. the u.s. military has released photographs appearing to show damage and a limp it's mine on one of the time because. it also published a video of grainy black and white footage that it says shows evidence of iran's revolutionary guard removing an unexploded limp it. on thursday a fire broke out on a norwegian oil tanker following explosions. hours later a 2nd tanker japanese and also radioed for help. one ship had departed saudi arabia the other the united arab emirates passing through the strait of hormuz as a strategically important waterway which carries a 5th of all global oil supplies that iran has rejected to the u.s.
accusations and says its navy came to the aid of one of the ships iranian state t.v. broadcast images of the rescued crew members iran's foreign minister said the incidents were suspicious. and leaders from around the world expressed. facts must be established and responsibilities gratified. and if there is something the world cannot afford is a major confrontation in the gulf region russia cautioned against rushing to blame iran. we've recently witnessed an escalation campaign of political psychological and military pressure on iran. against speculating about the events that have just occurred. the situation in an empty iranian sense. is just weeks since the us blamed iran for
a series of attacks on 4 other ships in the region. details have yet to be released iran has also rejected those accusations. earlier we spoke to back from the german institute for international and security affairs he told us the world should prepare for an armed conflict between the u.s. and iran the strait of hormuz is crucial to the flow of middle east oil exports and therefore a strategic position for iran to attack here's what is that. it's the energy region of the of the planet some of the biggest oil and gas supporters. in the persian gulf among them saudi arabia kuwait as a gas exporter and the strait of hormuz is is quite a narrow narrow place and the iranians by using limpet mines by using all these small means. and so on would be able to prevent many ships from passing through
and that is that is why these events are so dangerous and if this goes on as it has been going on for 2 months now we will see a military escalation before the end of the administration. now to some other stories making headlines around the world a british court has set next february for a hearing to decide whether wiki leaks founder julian assange should be extradited to the u.s. washington is accused of conspiring to hack government computers and directing wiki leaks publication of secret documents. the man accused of killing $51.00 people at 2 christ church mosques has pleaded not guilty to all the charges brought against him the 28 year old australian brinton terrine to entered not guilty pleas to 51 charges of murder 40 charges of attempted murder and one terrorism charge when he appeared at christ church high court in relation to the march 15th mass occurrence crush sudan's state prosecutor has announced that ousted former president omar al
bashir has been charged with corruption all bashir was toppled by the military in april following months of protests against him the legal action comes as mediators stepped up efforts to end the standoff between the country's military rulers and their civilian opponents. and another top aide to u.s. president donald trump is quitting white house spokeswoman sarah huckabee sanders is to leave her job at the end of june sanders has been trump spokeswoman since 2017 and her tenure has seen a growing questions about the administration's credibility or placement has it. the world health organization is expected to declare an international emergency over the ebola epidemic in the democratic republic of congo the development comes after the disease spread across the border to uganda leading to the deaths of 2 people from the same family it's the worst outbreak of ebola since an epidemic in west africa ended in 2016. in the back of this pickup truck the body of
ebola 2nd victim in uganda but over on the morning in the magnusson bamboo was 50 she passed away al was off to her 5 year old grandson who was the 1st to die the family was exposed to a bona while on a visit to neighboring congo. i suspect myself this was my youth the regional health and then the 3rd myself into the 3rd my 5th the museum much good faith as we have shirts c.d.'s of the seeds and schools they would have the earth in the end of the where holds us where the 4 in the house laying and if they did a few words this is the 2nd deadliest outbreak of ebola in history. but this is the 1st time in this outbreak that the virus has crossed borders since it broke out in the democratic republic of congo last august and that's prompted the world health organization to again consider declaring us
a global emergency when i don't have a high with cases of a bullet now confirmed in uganda the world health organization is reconvening it the emergency committee on international health regulations the meetings objective will be to ascertain whether the outbreak continues constitutes a public health emergency of international concern peeps will be the 3rd meeting of the committee since the beginning of the outbreak in the democratic republic of the congo experts say if the bowl is declared an international emergency they'll be a boost in funding and resources to tackle the out by. more than 1400 people have died since it was dictated 8 months ago. the drugs and chemicals company buyer has launched a p.r. offensive to counter the growing criticism of its weed killer round up and its controversial key ingredient life aside the company says it has listened and understood and will find a more sustainable alternative to glyphosate. buyer is making headlines once again
following talks with politicians shareholders and environmental activists the company has conceded that it must make changes they promise to invest 5000000000 euros in research over the next 10 years to develop a more sustainable alternative to glide for site in the p.r. campaign however by air is repeating it mantra for site is safe when used correctly and it wishes to continue selling the product but the very existence of this p.r. campaign shows buyer is feeling the pressure of court cases in the us have done particular damage to the company's image and their bank balance by a was sued for $2000000000.00 in my by a married couple who both got cancer and a further $13400.00 people have filed lawsuits their dented reputation is reflected in the share price which is almost halved in just one year shareholders are understandably disgruntled and they didn't hold back against c.e.o.
of in about a month at the annual shareholders meeting and i pull they fear the acquisition of months santa and with it the weed killer roundup could spell the end for environmental activists just as unhappy they pointed out the potential risks of glyphosate long ago. is with us to talk more about the story what are we seeing here from buyer is this an about face not really it's not stopping there not getting out of glasses and then i'll take it off the mark or anything it is as a colleague said in the piece it is a p.r. exercise these are the the ads they thought to a variety of newspapers today both in germany energy markets like the u.s. and france it's a bit of a green wash they say they want to invest 5000000000 euros in alternatives that are more sustainable but on the at the same time they insist that life said still safe they continue to produce it and they continue to make money with it is. monsanto
becoming a huge liability for buyers well looks like that and shareholders by shareholders definitely say it is why did they spend $63.00 dillion dollars to buy right monsanto they are as they say they ship prizes less by half and the management should have done their due diligence and they knew about the lawsuits they knew that u.s. juries tend to decide for the plaintiffs with big damages so shelters are asking why is that the case fought on the other hand the share price has dropped the show has lost $20000000000.00 of market market value that is much much exceeds the actual legal risks analysts say that while these court cases are go on appeal that they will be reduced and the real legal risk for buy is one to 6000000000 euros so that is roughly what they can expect so it might not be as bad as we all think but
definitely whether or not you believe that. it's a cause cancer or not whether it's dangerous for humans on not it definitely has been toxic for buy as a brand company certainly taking a big hit there again had offers from d.w. business thank you very much and here in germany authorities are working on new guidelines to be able to access data on digital voice assistance like amazon's alexa privacy campaigners are strongly opposed to the idea but the interior minister insists that law abiding citizens have nothing to fear. alexa is omnipresent and hears everything a command could come at any time soon as the name alexa is said out loud every piece of information is stored in the cloud that's made the german interior ministry take notice it wants to explore whether alexa and systems like it can be useful in fighting crime. khan depletes he needs to politicians can't just log on
while the internet aids criminals that's when it's starts what matters it's not about law abiding citizens who have to fear they're being monitored it gets so bad technically speaking getting ahold of crime related data would be possible but most servers where the data is stored are located in other countries amazon recently made it clear that no customer data would be released without a valid legal order that means it will hand over customer information if order to according to u.s. law american intelligence services are allowed to ask for customer data and pass it on at least when it pertains to foreign nationals but german data protectionists are skeptical. that the price for the price of these demands would be to make expensive deals with other countries which would then through their intelligence agencies on the ground facilitate access to data on german citizens and allies than the german opposition parties one of bigger dangers. in germany everyone must have
the possibility to exert complete privacy over their thoughts and communications with guns if the core of privacy in one's life is affected then every investigation a nation undertakes is a failure. in germany the debate over the limits of people's privacy is growing. you're watching data view news still to come we look at a grandmother struggle to defend her ancestry home against vietnam's growing need for energy. but 1st up people across brazil are expected to take part in mass protests today against controversial plans to reform the country's pension system now the plans are a key part of right wing president charles wilson aros efforts to revive brazil's struggling economy they involve raising the retirement age for both men and women
a pensions are not the only issue dividing brazil the quality of education people receive often depends on the wealth of your family but some people are trying to change the system. every day after she finishes work at a beauty parlor maria sousa leaves her for the love behind saudia though is one of many poor settlements ringing rio de janeiro where the government is almost invisible in daily life especially when it comes to education but it's. a lot of my neighbors barely know the alphabet and they don't know how to add also tracked correctly that means they can't get a loan is a terrible situation. and. maria goes to school in the evenings her goal is to get a middle school diploma public schools are the only option. to build your you learn when i was younger in the countryside there were very few teaches i lived far from the city and very few teachers came we had terrible conditions in school
a lot of it my goal to be a song. sylvia them over on wants to help maria get her diploma he's an engineer by trade 5 times a week on a square in the middle of rio he offers free tuition in math physics and for the illiterate people the alphabet it's a neighborhood project 25 teachers helping 100 students to plug the gaps in the state school system. your 2nd high rates of violent crime is the consequence of brazil's terrible education system and unemployment for people who don't have a good education i want to help educate people to improve the quality of their life that you needed it so that troubled education system disproportionately affects favela residents but there are exceptions like the public school or seen a fund seka almost all its students come from poor backgrounds attendance is free and yet conditions aren't catastrophic. d.s.
is a star pupil and has a passion for electronic engineering the school is able to cater to that enthusiasm with modern equipment thanks to international donors. so which. subtleties once said that knowledge liberates the spirit of man and man himself and a bad person is bad because they are ignorant of. the all seen often 2nd school is an exception to the rule helped by incredibly motivated teaches set up by yeah yeah so we work with values such as sustainability because these are important for us and our planet but also the human rights that apply to all of us wanted to deplore. brazil's president to show you both the nado is not considered a friend of human rights and has spoken out against minorities he also questions climate change could put creationism on the curriculum and wants to militarize
schools. meanwhile susan is struggling with math but the 55 year old won't give up she's improving slowly but surely. on her way home she passes expensive private schools parents pay fees of up to a $1000.00 euros a month to send their children here. we all bought black indigenous or poor people less intelligent than wealthy ones no they just don't have the same chances if they had those their life would be different brazil would be a better and more developed country but right now that is not the case magician. education in brazil is still a question of money. right there was a big clash at the women's world cup yesterday and anthony howard is here to take
us through the game between brazil and australia hi anthony so australia really needed to win this one to get their world cup campaign back on track yes they did spoiler alert i did in the end but system. context coach months before the tournament began so strike the kind of the tournament off balance and people asking why he left we didn't get an answer on that then they lost the right in going to italy so one of the favorites came here in uncertain terms lost to italy and then i face brazil it couldn't almost be worse a great same with a great player in mata all of that meaning that as we approach this game we're going to take a look as all the media reports this match was dripping with tension in the build up for. brazil welcomes their star player monster back to the side and when the referee awarded a penalty said this shirt told she stepped up to school the opening goal from the spot was her 16th world cup go to new. australia soon found themselves to kneel down crosstown cristiana and the inform strike
a sense of glancing head into the fall for no brazil was flying but then australia's fight began 1st came in for the deficit touching home from close range then after half time chloe look god knows cross they did everyone and found its way into the next $22.00 and the momentum was with australia the matildas took advantage this longball caused confusion in brazil's defense and monica headed don't keep up. a spirited fight back from australia and one that keeps their world cup hopes alive. and it smiles all around there for australia. as well resident australian what about the other day and other game yesterday china versus south africa china might have really great impression on germany quite literally they left a lot of bruises on the on the german women but then left a great impression of i played a really tough guy i'm going to take a look at their match against south africa but what they found to do in that game
was score a goal we can be as competent as eli he can be as calm as hot as you like but if you don't have that finishing touch like we see here from the game that was in the 44th minute that's what i like the 1st time around. i got at least on beautiful bolin and if you finish that was just gorgeous but looked like them out of school the 2nd but it was ruled out crucially they get the one result zoomie that means a lot for them because they still in the running running to get out of the group phases but in a broader context for germany that means a lot that means they progress out of the group gemini going to the next stage of the knockout phase and i can do what the german men did not in russia and that's get out of the group and who plays today 3 games jamaica italy that's the of a sawed problem a of the strike the intro draw if only when they almost good to get through the unfancied when they come so they won their 1st game against australia if they can do it again against jamaica they're in a really great position that's in group c. group d. japan who have the 2011 champions they've got a great young saying they've regenerated by play against scotland and then england
against argentina that's usually where we draw the old headlines that quite the falkland islands to football and i'm getting a red card in the men's side this on the women's side doesn't have that history england of the favorites and they should win against argentina a lot to look forward to today and howard from the sports thank you. and staying with football the copa america the men's south american championships starts later today hosts brazil won their last tournament 6 years ago and have been struggling ever since it's a strange situation for a country where football is more religion and sports. brazil are no longer on top of the football world the national team doesn't instill fear into their opponents like they once did brazil won their 1st world cup in 1958 with pele. beto was part of the team that picked up the title in 1994 and the country last won the world cup in 2002. if you put on the brazil jersey you have to be
passionate you must enjoy it but you must really really want it when i was nominated for the national side the 1st time i was delighted when the players today should feel the same way. to get bored this. same t.v. but the fans continue to support the team they've gone a long time without success in 2007 brazil won the cup america and in 2013 the confederations cup. now their superstar neymar is out injured the world's most expensive player will miss the copa america it's a big blow for brazil neymar left brazil when he was $21.00 most of the young up and coming stars leave to play in europe fever reports say more than $800.00 players left brazil last year alone higher wages and better conditions attract the young players. promising talents like junior who was joined around madrid is
just one example. in the old days the players stayed longer at their home clubs and i identified a lot more with them. but that's a thing of the past many players go away to europe way too willy and lose contact to the people here. over. the connection between players and fans was once sacred. but there's a feeling that is no longer the case. to vietnam now and a story about an unlikely hero the 99 year old grandmother standing up against big coal some 300 people in her community have been forced to relocate but found is refusing to leave her a plot of land even after all those years demolished her house. nail it's a classic case of david versus goliath but this 99 year old grandmother is refusing
to give up. i'm not leaving i'm staying right here probably fairly new i mean the officials try to evict me but i wouldn't leave my grandparents and my parents lived here and i will also stay here. i would hope. family has called home since birth until one day she was notified that authorities needed the land for a new coal plant she was offered money to move elsewhere but refused. this is what's left of the family house now the 99 year old lives in a shack next to the rubble and it's a story playing out across vietnam the country's energy demands are soaring and with it its appetite for coal. experts predict coal will account for half a fee it numbs energy production by 2030 and that means building plants and remote
areas like banned from buy local say they're being strong armed out of their homes with only a physical relocation plan in place. he wanted us to move but he didn't give us land for cultivation people can't move if you don't provide a way for them to make a living. in addition to the human cost activists point to the environmental implications of expanding the coal industry they call for investment in renewable energies but these alone cannot currently meet vietnam's insatiable demand for power with plans to build some 30 new plants in the next decade it appears coal will continue to transform the country's landscapes even if it means approaching a woman from the place she's called home for almost a century when. i buy houses here my land is here
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