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longline. this is deja vu news of live from berlin tensions are rising in the gulf as the u.s. orders 1000 more troops to the region for the for the coming as the u.s. releases a new footage it says proves iran was behind the latest attack on 2 ships there's a persian gulf last week and as a rant as it's about to breach the international nuclear accord for the 1st time also coming up. former egyptian president mohamed morsi is buried under tight
security after he collapsed in a cairo courtroom his muslim brotherhood says he was assassinated and is calling for demonstrations. and german investigators say they believe the killing of a regional politician was motivated by far price extremism baltar look was shot in the head it close range what some are calling an execution style shooting. and we have some sports at the women's world cup in germany have easily down south africa to win their group and set up an easier looking opponent in the last 16. i'm brian thomas thanks so much for joining us tensions between the united states and iran are increasing af. the u.s.
announced it was sending an additional $1000.00 troops to the middle east and in a move also likely to strain ties tehran says it is breaking its compliance with the international nuclear accord the u.s. deployment comes as its military releases these new images that it says proves around was behind the bombing of 2 tankers in the gulf last week rand has denied any involvement in the attack. for the very latest let's bring in the w.'s all over south he's following the story for us in washington good morning all over we have the united states saying very clearly that it was to ron that was behind these attacks on 2 tankers in the gulf and it's released a new photo showing what it says is evidence of iran's involvement we're going to bring up that those images right now can you tell us what we're seeing all over in these photos. well these pictures were shot from a u.s.
navy helicopter others were shot from nearby the hollow of one of the attacked tank curtis and what we can see is essentially an allegedly. staff personnel. naval employees trying to remove the remainders of a mind that did not explode on one of the tankers you can also see the shape of a speedboat used typically by the arranged revolutionary guards an organization that is considered a terrorist group of the united states and these pictures and these photos published very much are similar to a video footage that the pentagon has published just last week the pentagon sees this as evidence that iran is behind these attacks some members of the international community do share this assessment there is no common standpoint on this within the european union so this continues to be
a very contentious issue ok for the united states it isn't of course it is now sending $1000.00 additional troops to the region what's their mission going to be. so the acting defense secretary patrick shanahan says this comes in response to a request by the central command which is in charge of all the military operations of the united states in the middle east so they're now sending 1000 troops as you mentioned reportedly the pentagon is considering sending up to 6000 troops in the future so the big question right now here will be whether moderate forces or hardliners will prevail within the u.s. government and administration shanahan has stressed that these troops are only sent to 40 fence purposes that the united states is not aiming for an armed conflict which is by the way exactly what the u.s. president has been promising over and over again he said that the united states
would pull out of the conflict zones of conflict regions which just come in contrast to the recent strategy on iran a strategy of maximum maximum stress and. impact on the run all of us thanks so much for that for now although sell it for us in washington well the former egyptian president mohamed morsy has been buried under heavy security after collapsing in a court room and dying there it was in cairo yesterday state t.v. said his death was due to a cardiac arrest is muslim brotherhood organization said he died because of the poor conditions in which he was incarcerated and accused the egyptian government of assassinating him we'll have more from cairo in a moment 1st we have this report. 7 years ago in 2012 mohammed morsy became egypt's 1st democratically elected president.
a member of the muslim brotherhood which has since been outlawed morsi won 51 percent of the vote his election followed the arab spring uprising which till the end of a 30 year rule under previous president hosni mubarak who morsi promised to head a government for all egyptians. but dissatisfaction quickly grew prompting huge protests against him but many were angry about the muslim brotherhood's influence on politics and believe most he had failed to deliver on his promises. after just one year in office morsi was ousted in a military takeover led by egypt's current president abdel fattah el-sisi. mosi was immediately arrested and remained behind bars until his death he was
serving a life sentence related to the killing of protesters in 2012 demonstrations and he was facing at least 6 other trials his supporters say the charges against him were politically motivated and that he was being mistreated and denied medical treatment whilst in prison the muslim brotherhood has blamed the egyptian government for his death. takesh president resurrect type ad one paid tribute to melissy while also condemning president sisi. you see because the main rest al brother morsi armadas soul and peace with. the more chrissy beautiful as you know are the tyrant sisi who took power in egypt by suppressing democracy through coup. has so far executed nearly 50 egyptians and the west has remained silent sisi. meanwhile egypt's chief prosecutor has released
a statement saying medical experts will determine the cause of most east death seemingly so sutton in the courtroom on monday and there was so many questions out there let's go straight to caro and journalist ruth michelson good morning or thanks for joining us amnesty international is among those calling for an investigation into morse's death what more do we know. well as you mentioned amnesty international are calling for an investigation they say that because president morsi was held to solitary confinement in almost a full 6 years that that reaches the standards of torture and international and that they say the egyptian government is required to investigate the reasons why president morsi jockey's there was also a group of british m.p.'s who formed something called the detention rebuke which investigated the conditions under which the president morsy was being kept and they
said that the lack of medical care in inadequate medical care he's not a disease and diabetes meant that he was a risk of credit to a death which they declared in a report last year. and so you know there are many groups that do it long term attention to the conditions under which he was being helped there is a lot of questions out there a lot of allegations what's egypt's in government saying about them and about how he died. was he mentioned egypt's public prosecutor said in a report that they would investigate they also said that should be before. 5 pm in cairo time yesterday former president morsi was dead on arrival at a hospital in cairo and that he had died after thanking our and collapsing in the courtroom and they said that they seized the cameras that were in the room and that they question those who were inside the defendant's cage with him which he hides
that they are. also reportedly buried him in an unknown site to the east of cairo early this morning and if it bent his grave from becoming a pilgrimage site to his supporters again now the the muslim brotherhood that morsi once led to is calling for protests what do we expect in cairo in the days ahead. well there is likely to be some outrage it is important to remember that it's not an excuse me controversial he was a symbol of democracy and freedom is sound proof that it was long underground and then came to egypt but for others he was seen as an enemy of state he was seen as this right up until the time of his death even though it's a prison and it's also important to remember the context that mass protests especially by the misson brotherhood who are considered a terrorist organization in egypt that these mass protests have been essentially band since laurent 2031 is likely to be some and.
it's also unlikely that we would see a mass democratic event like we saw in 20 a little 2012 ruth michaelson in cairo for us thanks very much. preview now and some of the other stories making the news this hour south america is recovering from the massive blackout which left tens of millions of people in the dark in argentina uruguay paraguay argentina's president resale machree is promising a thorough investigation into what he's called an unprecedented outage. incentives raised questions about the resilience of regional power supplies. the catholic church is considering allowing married men to become priests in the amazon region. about it in document said the move may be needed to overcome a shortage of clergy in the region the bishops for amazon are such
a debate proposal october pope francis has signaled he may be open to the movies. at least 12 migrants have drowned after their boat sank off the coast of turkey officials say the vessel capsized in the aegean seeing of the greek island of kos $31.00 other migrants were rescued it's not clear what caused that vessel to say. well here in germany federal prosecutors say they're treating the killing of a regional politician as an act of right wing extremism ball to look good were shot dead earlier this month at his home in the state of has police say the suspected killer has a long track record of hate crimes and is now in custody police arrested the suspect 45 year old stuff on the at his home early on sunday morning the next day germany's federal prosecutor took over the case after concluding the killing was motivated by right wing extremism he if you ask the suspects previous actions and
the views he expressed publicly strongly point to this motive behind 1060. some right wing extremists applauded loop his killing on social media prompting investigators to suspect that the perpetrator might come from far right circles up diffidence to get tight authorities are investigating whether the suspect is part of a terrorist group or network but i presently have no reliable indications of this and that's been the federal prosecutor's office has taken up this case because of its particular importance and that in itself shows the dimensions of the murder as a possible political assassinations. stephanie has a criminal record he was previously convicted for his involvement in an attack on a german trade union demonstration he was also linked to an attack on a refugee center in 1903 chancellor angela merkel has welcomed the federal prosecutors initiative. this up this is also if he hits right and proper that the federal prosecutor has taken over the investigation and that will open questions
a cleared up as quickly as possible. prosecutors did not disclose whether they had had an opportunity to question stephanie. let's get more on this now with the w.'s chief political correspondent melinda crying good morning bill and sources close to the investigation of inside it is saying the suspect had at least links to at least 2 extremist groups that's correct german media spiegel magazine reporting that those groups include combat 18 that was a group well known to authorities here in germany for almost 20 years now known for providing bomb making information known for weapons trading and that 18 minutes title that state is neo nazi code essentially 4 out of hitler's and initials another group blood and honor was one of the groups that supported the right wing and as you. know that perpetrated murders against migrants
over a period of a decade without being detected and he's apparently also had to contact 2 circles around the far right n.p.t. party so a lot of right wing connections ok and those links would it would indicate what we know then about the possible political motivations so far we don't have details of that from the authorities but what i can say is when the federal prosecutor takes on a case it is because it has a political background normally the federal prosecutor only takes in case of individual criminality for example when it's truly exceptional circumstances what we do know about this suspect beyond the connections to these right wing groups is that at the age of 20 he planted a pipe in front of an asylum seeker shelter which was then it did explode but apparently the residents of the shelter were able to put out the fire
later on he was arrested for that demonstration that we saw in the report but that early violence against migrants indicates perhaps some possible connection to. this murdered politician who as we saw in the report had called for tolerance for migrants and had also supported. policy opening the doors to migrants ok and that is just part of the response that we're seeing from politicians to this case we have already a call for a special parliamentary investigation what can we expect that's right parliamentarian saying as are many other politicians in this country we need a comprehensive investigation into this the authorities need to throw their full efforts into clearing this up the president of germany also said something similar saying we have had examples in recent german history for it adequate detection of right wing crime that of course we forget the referring again to those and this you
murders that went on for 10 years without being detected and the president went on to say when language when public discourse becomes brutalized as it is in the online in so many cases of hate speech crime follows and we need to do something about this campbell on the thanks very much for coming in on this monday train for us your d.w. news live from berlin still to come on the show stranded in syria's last rebel held on players the united nations is warning that children are especially at risk and what it's calling a looming humanitarian catastrophe in syria is if the province. first the european union will today consider whether to open membership talks with albania and north macedonia officials say north macedonia should be rewarded for settling a name dispute last year with neighboring greece but albania chances of membership
look less hopeful the balkan state is considered one of the most corrupt nations in europe bribes in the construction business for example are commonplace as our correspondent max and her reports from the capital. he is one of biggest developers. want to talk about the issue that's crippling his business government corruption. the buildings that lined the streets of tirana seem normal but they have a dark side in order to get the building permits officials here often ask for bribes. this rooftop ever belongs to a building where according to fraud terry financing and licensing were done by the book that's a tough row to take in albania. in 2006 he became known for publicly accusing the administration of tirana the officials had wanted to pay off. once i had to get
a construction permission for piece of land and multi-story construction a very good someone came to me and asked before the bright and i thought. i would give you 1000000 euro's but let me start the building because you were take this 1000000 and then you will tell me that i want half the commission he said no he wanted in advance. of any. up to 90 percent of profits from building projects in albania or pocketed by government employees but it's not the big industries that suffer the most. i'd bet on last who is worried about the small businesses like this gift shop that he represents. over the last few years more than 1000 of them had to close the head of albania small business association said most of them simply couldn't afford greasing poms and nobody is there to protect them. this is the i know. you can count the times these corrupt inspectors have been convicted on
just one hand and then i will stay there. most of the time they aren't afraid to total to ask for a bribe. because nobody punishes them or sends them to jail when they openly ask for a payoff. there is nothing worse than having to give them your monthly profit as a bribe new gun case a group. should think. about. the people here in the justice ministry denied any involvement the minister herself says she is actively fighting corruption with a reform of the justice system that is part of the e.u. accession process perhaps it is not just a talent of being it's a talent of all countries even a few working countries and we have done some good steps but of course that we have to do more because the correction. it's not
a phenomenon that you can kill in one day move out soon. most people will be in you however are far less confident. you can see this current political class when not of the rich are paying into the european union because if it and to see e.u. the same would happen i think gracious the moment crisis and the e.u. the prime minister went to china and hit all the political class from $992.00 until now they will deserve to go to jail if they saw the youth if we should run. with illicit funds flowing steadily and no change in sight albania's prospects of becoming a part of the european union any time soon or diminishing one bright and it time. is to syria now where government forces backed by russian airstrikes have intensified their offensive in the country's last rebel held problems dozens of
people have been killed over the last few months and estimated 3000000 people live in according to un figures 1100000 are internally displaced many live an overcrowded refugee camps un as warned of a humanitarian the humanitarian disaster in the province present bashar al assad as vowed to retake all of syria and that means civilians especially children are risk . is very nervous as he waits for the big news his wife is giving birth in this clinic men are not allowed to enter the pediatric ward it's one of the few places pregnant women in northern england can go. after tense hours of waiting the moment has finally arrived sebas wife has given birth to a boy mahmoud. the proud father can hardly believe his luck he sends the 1st snap shot of the newborn to all his friends and relatives. we came here to northern
syria say my wife could safely deliver her child i'll stay here until tomorrow and then we'll bring up baby to our hut. but a bleak existence with no prospects awaits the family there the camp in italy offers refuge to 800000 people they come from across syria fleeing assad's bombs now their strategy here and the country's last rebel held enclave they have a vain hope for some security. there practically no jobs there's not enough food water or medicine. and his loved ones have already lived in the camp for 2 years 4 people in a simple room with tarps there's no protection from the heat his daughters suffers from bronchitis but no one can help here they prefer to go back home to hama but that's simply impossible. we can't go back because that is permanent fighting
bombing and shooting whenever we tried to return there were grenade attacks and barrel bombs. and the families from across italy hope to get a little help in the allen carr clinic one of the few medical centers that has not been destroyed by bombing. 126 children are treated here every day but the clinic has long been unable to treat all of them it lacks doctors and medicine newborns in particular are quickly released and do not receive the protection and the care they urgently need. unfortunately the newborns often live in tents and barracks instead of houses and their parents often bring them back to the clinic in very poor condition after just a couple of days because their living situation is so bad. a fate that survives son mahmoud could also share his mother's still weak herself after
giving birth the newborn is extremely vulnerable and uncertain future awaits him and syria's last rebel stronghold. and we have more on that story at our website gawker dot com to women's football now and the world cup germany have won in group b. ahead of spain and china which also bans to the knockout stage now this after abers outing for no victory over south africa. germany powered the pressure on south africa from the get go and forced an early corner melanie lloyd post from the ball over the line for the opener. germany told by a honest defense apart again and again and extended their lead on 28 minutes tom davis gifted the pass 2nd of the tournament. and it was 3 just before the break captain alexandrov park city how team it's a half time with smiles on their faces was they didn't wait long to score after the
restart you know magoo with the rebound to make it i the 1st part i can and then julia given had the ball in the back of the net but both efforts were ruled offside. 4 nil the final score was germany when their group and remain unbeaten in the world cup group stage game since 1995 south africa at home pointless. and in a group at the women's world cup norway joined host france and qualifying for the last 16 after a $21.00 win over south korea the south koreans are now eliminated $995.00 champions norway were awarded a very early pelting away or caroline graham handsome slot of the opener. fouls just after half time south korea conceded another penalty graeme hansen was substituted. with injuries so isabel. also stepped up to school.
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