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do you double you. play. this is d w news live from berlin the u.k. warns iran of serious consequences after iran sees to british oil tanker and emergency committee meets in london with the government saying the situation must be quickly iran's revolutionary guard says the stand that imperiled has been taken to a port on its territory. also coming up germany commemorates the final and best known attempt to assassinate adult hitler we'll have a special report on how some of his inner circle conspired to kill him 75 years ago
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today they lost their own lives as a result. and the dutch supreme court finds the state partly to blame for the massacre the court ruled that dutch troops failed in their duty to protect 350 muslim victims from bosnian serb forces 8000 men and boys were murdered in the massacre of the order of a century ago. i married i haven't seen welcome to the program. iran has seized a british tanker in the strait of hormuz stand ampera was intercepted by iranian vessels and forced to sail to a court in iran iranian soldiers also briefly boarded a 2nd british own tanker mess star before allowing it to continue his journey is
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the latest in a series of incidents threatening shipping in the strait of hormuz which is the export route for the bulk of oil from the gulf region. the stana imperio seen here before it's captured by iranian naval forces is now a pawn in a game of high stakes. the seizure comes after new rainy and old tunker is being held in custody for a further 30 days in gibraltar on suspicion of heading for syria and breach of sanctions. british foreign secretary jeremy hunt said the tit for tat would not spiral out of control. we're not looking at military options we are looking at a diplomatic way to resolve the situation. but we are very clear that it must be resolved freedom of navigation in the gulf is absolutely essential if that freedom of navigation is restricted iran is the biggest loser but navigating
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the waterway crucial for global oil supply has become a risky business just days ago iran sees the united arab emirates oil tanker in the strait of hormuz iran is also blamed by the u.s. for attacks on 6 tankers in and around the strait tehran has resorted to disrupting shipping through the choke point in response to crippling u.s. sanctions. u.s. president donald trump wants to pressure tehran into more concessions over its nuclear program he says his strategy is working rather showing their colors to work out very nicely iran is in big trouble right now their economy is crashing it's coming to a crèche drawing to bring soldiers back home because they can say a lot of bad things happening to them and it's very easy to straighten out or it's very easy for us to make it a lot worse but with one 5th of the world's oil exports routed through the strait
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of hormuz the standoff could also spell trouble for the global economy. atlanta but her by is a middle east analyst based in germany and he joins us now for more so it really does appear that iran is provoking the united states and also its allies is there a real danger that the u.s. will retaliate military it militarily and that we're going to see a full fledged war. first of all both the united states and the united kingdom will be aware of iran responding to what is the u.s. much of the pressure what is the deprivation of iranian tankers freedom of navigation through the seizure of the 10 cringe grow times so this is a response to all of that i don't see the nutria solution around the corner but obviously these incidents or the tit for tat secretary jeremy hunt was alluding to
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is certainly dangerous and they need to be efforts meet to stop this by by trying to up the diplomatic game. well we've been saying this is not the 1st time that iran has seized an oil tanker in the strait of hormuz what kind of an impact is this going to have on global oil supplies. i am too ignorant of these of these links that what actually the impact movie immediately but obviously if you consider that freedom of navigation and does such an important route is now disrupted to the to the to the right intention tensions this is certainly creating costs and costs for everyone and i think this is generally iran's message that if you put us as iran under pressure we will not allow others to get away with it and we will create costs for that beat in terms of. lack of security in the strait of hormuz in that important road but also with regards to the global oil market so i
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think this is runs calculation here well it's now one of corus that iran has numerous proxies in the region just what else could the government in tehran do to increase pressure on the u.s. and allies do you see other players getting involved. i think you have the whole range of ambiguous us situation you have this is the fact that different groups aligned with the states or acting on their own can in fact operate by attacking u.s. military bases by attacking the united arab emirates saudi oil fields we've we've seen that before we we see the reach that iran can have to harm the interests of the u.s. and its allies in the region and i have to say i think we're just at the beginning of it there's obviously much more that can be done but i think the incidents that
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we are seeing basically the increase of numbers of these incidents happening is the escalation that we can see i don't see a full fledge war coming up but again there needs to be a diplomatic efforts to try to to avoid that. we thank you very much effort sharing your insights with us. related. let's get a look now at some of the other stories making news around the world saudi arabia's king solomon has approved hosting u.s. forces in his country that's according to reports by saudi's state media the u.s. defense department confirmed the move as well saying it would deploy troops there as a deterrent against unnamed threats. benjamin netanyahu today becomes israel's longest serving prime minister he spent over 13 years in office but now he faces fresh elections and is under threat of possible corruption charges netanyahu is
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record surpasses that of israel's founding leader david ben-gurion. a strong earthquake has hit just north of the greek capital athens there are no reports of casualties in the $5.00 magnitude tremor but the quake damaged buildings including harbor facilities at the port of pariahs a 2nd tremor was felt 40 minutes later. 50 pilot whales have been discovered dead on a beach in a remote western iceland it's not known what caused the mammals to become stranded local biologists say large groups of the social animals have regularly washed up on land in the area and die but it now seems to be happening more often. this weekend germany's commemorating the final and best known attempt to assassinate adult hitler in 1944 allied troops were advancing through europe but hitler's dictatorship was still firmly in control and berlin even so there were
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members of his inner circle who realized the nazi war of aggression was doomed and they fear that the end of the nazis would mean the end of germany 75 years ago they conspired to kill hitler but they failed. it was the morning of the 20th of july 944 out of hitler entered the wolf's lair headquarters there he met with generals for a strategy briefing colonel klaus shank car fun stuff and berg was also present and in his bag he was carrying an explosive device at 12 42 pm the bomb exploded killing several people but hitler the target of the attack was only slightly injured the coup had failed the failed push against hitler has gone down in history in germany the 20th of july is an important anniversary for german chancellor angela merkel the conspirators remain important role models for the present day of
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the of the boy today we also have the responsibility to confront attempts to destroy democracy including rights we need stream ism frenched often berg was executed that very night in the wake of the failed coup the nazis killed some $200.00 coconspirators but their memory lives on today. the supreme court of the netherlands has found the dutch state partially liable for the deaths of 350 bosnian muslims and the stripper and its a massacre and 995 muslims were killed by bosnian serb forces after being expelled from a un safe haven that was being guarded by dutch troops during the bosnian war the murders were part of an organized massacre that left about $8000.00 muslim men and boys dead. it's the final decision from the netherlands supreme court. and for the mothers of srebrenica it's
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a disappointment. find any hard as the dutch defense ministry and the dutch government are responsible for the start of the genocide in srebrenica if it's one percent 10 percent or 100 percent they are responsible it is their cynicism primitivism and their own incapacity that they can only recognize it for 10 percent process reasons that was. why 10 percent according to the court dutch peacekeeping forces should have been aware that the $350.00 men hiding in their compound would be mistreated and even killed but the court also said even if they remained in the compound there was only a 10 percent chance that they would have survived. in 1905 thousands of muslims were fleeing serb forces they headed to muslim majority strip in it's in both near where dutch un peacekeepers were stationed the court's decision is specifically about the 350 men who are hiding inside the dutch peacekeepers compound. the
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dutch battalion known as dutch but deprive these men refugee to the chance of staying out of the hands of the bosnian serbs. think the verdict is fair if people make mistakes. made a mistake. so be it that's fine i mean i'm human i can make mistakes so book to. say. you made a mistake but it's like one percent. but that's not fair whatever the percentage for the mothers of serpents benevolence remains responsible. algeria have been crowned african cup of nations champions for a 2nd time after a closely fought final victory over senegal baghdad heavily deflected 2nd minute strike turned out to be the match winner senegalese hopes were raised in the 2nd half when they were awarded
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a penalty for handball bond to that was overturned after a v.a.r. review algeria sought out the match to clinch their 1st afghan title since 1900. and thousands of fans have travelled to cairo to watch the final and they celebrated into the night after the match as it goes back home in algeria where thousands more saw their side triumph at public viewing of bands like this one in algiers in france 2 there were jubilant scenes on the streets as the large local algerian community celebrated their country's 2nd ever afghan title. and before we go a quick reminder of our top story. the united kingdom has warned iran of serious consequences after iran sees a british oil tanker tehran says its revolutionary guard captures the stent in sparrow after an accident with a fishing boat. here
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