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to me. this is deja vu news live from berlin warnings of a humanitarian catastrophe aboard a migrant ship. in decisions growing desperate aboard the open arms 2 weeks after italy refused to let it enter but an offer to dock in spain has been rejected also coming up hong kong's streets filled with protesters but not with tear gas the massive rallies this weekend are relatively free of violence after a week marred by intense clashes today's turnout is being seen as
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a gauge of public sentiment after stern warnings from beijing. and the islamic state group says it carried out a deadly suicide bombing in the afghan capital kabul that killed dozens many of the victims are already being laid to rest. i'm called aspen welcome to the program desperation in the mediterranean as more than 100 migrants are still stranded the border rescue ship the migrant rescue vessel open arms has been waiting for days hoping to dock in italy but only unaccompanied minors have been allowed to disembark as conditions worsen a few migrants decided to go it alone jumping into the water and trying to swim ashore themselves now a spokesperson for the ngo operating that ship says it says it has refused an offer to dock in spain saying the 6 day journey would be impossible.
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and dried some on the horizon safety on the italian island of lampedusa behind them chaos aboard a charity best to the migrant struggle through the warsaw. unli to be brought back to the visibly overcrowded open arms and this is what they were turning to. the state of new mutiny aboard the ship the charity's director is sounding an s.o.s. about what might happen if they aren't allowed to dock in need by italy loves you know we're all here we've spent days waiting to find people in the water fights violence crises older time what more do you want gets a good microcosm of. the magnitude of what those. dice open arms has been more several 100 meters off lampedusa. these people are at the center of
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a judicial and political battle immediately the country's interior minister wants him to go elsewhere. you know do what i love you should tough guy wins in the end so i'm pleased to report that the migrants aboard the open arms have had the good news that the spanish government will open its ports to them the most from your alone for. dozens of young and frail people aboard open arms have already been allowed to shore need to leave this weekend. but salvage the augustin take the obvious would send a wrong signal to the cornfield but. it's a maritime standoff that's lasted for weeks now. at risk the safety of a 100 people aboard the spanish best soem. in the meantime in another corner of the mediterranean a 2nd rescue ship is seeking to enter ports in malta so far authorities there have refused to let a dog saying they're obliged to do so only for those picked up in the countries
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rescue zone around $350.00 migrants are aboard the ocean viking far more than it was built to carry among them our $29.00 children the ship is operated by french charities s.o.s. mediterranean and doctors. about borders they say good weather in coming weeks could encourage more migrants to try to sail to europe from libyan shores. people in hong kong have once again filled the streets for the 11th straight weekend of mass pro-democracy protests but this weekend's demonstrations were about what didn't happen little violence few clashes and no tear gas many in hong kong are holding their breath after a week of escalations art by violence and 2 days of closures at hong kong airport but today organizers say 1700000 people turned out peacefully to show their movement still has momentum. was.
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brought down the still furious. on the other side of the barriers police protesters pick them out which is now iconic places but today it's been peaceful with even time for this. but it's still deadly serious protest organizers on sunday focused on police violence over the last couple of months. the police today issued a statement about. target telling them in the face of our family that is totally true we extract late getting at the police because the police had shown to the world that they had abuse that power breaking down over the belt. they started in victoria park they got permission for this but the park was too small to contain them all. so they disregarded the rain the heat and the rules
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and they started to walk it turned into a march to chill for a cheesehead not sanctioned and numbers that completely dominate the city. like i said they prepared for tear gas the police seemed absent and there was no violence . a victory for open eyes as they really are trying to counter this narrative that sprung up over the last few weeks that some of these protesters are extremely violent that something that wasn't happy with my scenes that we saw at the airport earlier this week which was brought on by chinese say media is proof these protesters were violent and not peaceful peaceful demonstrations like the ones we've seen today into the night protesters drew their frustration in light on the police headquarters. to afghanistan now where the so-called islamic state is claiming responsibility for deadly suicide attack on a wedding party in the capital kabul the attack left more than 60 people dead and
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dozens more injured many of the victims or women and children the explosion took place as more than a 1000 guests for celebrating a marriage in a shiite neighborhood i ask insiders muslim shiites to be heretics and has targeted them in the past this was the deadliest attack in kabul this year. death amidst the splendor this wedding hole was the center of community life and doesn't start here in the midst of a celebration the college all too apparent in the attacks on aftermath. ambulance after victims to hospital relatives desperately searched for their loved ones looking through lists to find out who'd been killed or injured a long anticipated night turned to tragedy when the attack of blew himself up. yeah there was the explosion happened the the stage with the musicians were everyone who
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was there including the young people and children were killed others were wounded and now they were in hospital. this nearby facility was filled with the injured many would totally distraught is they relieved what's happened on saturday night the bride and groom survived the loved ones died. i've lost hope. i lost my brother my friends who came to join my wedding party everyone celebrating our independent state today so i don't care whether they're going to light up the city it doesn't matter anymore. it's a feeling that many. big weddings are part of afghan culture despite the ongoing war they feel people with joy it's that feeling which this bombing targeted the attacker killed and maimed and left afghans even more fearful and in secure.
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a quick check now of some of the other stories making news around the world and iranian oil tanker caught in a standoff with the west has raised in iranian flag and been renamed adrian darya one the ship previously known as the race one is now set sail from gibraltar after a corpse in the british territory released it weeks after it was seized on suspicion of smuggling. wildfires on the spanish island of drunken aria have forced the evacuation of some 4000 people officials say several communities are threatened and are in an area already hit by fire days ago they say strong winds and high temperatures could spark fire from embers from the previous blazes. a spectacular controlled demolition there has been carried out in southern england 3 cooling towers and a decommissioned coal fired power station were brought down with explosives and did cause a huge structures had dominated the skyline of the oxford shire town since the 1960
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s. they were in fact it's once voted one of britain's ugliest sites. now what you see behind me no longer exists it's iceland's 1st glacier loss to global warming today the country is marking its disappearance installing a memorial to the arc glacier close to the capital reykjavik these satellite images taken in 1986 show large amounts of snow and ice around the ark but today there's almost nothing left. the glaciers of iceland are spectacular sight from the air for years regular axel sun has been photographing them among them this one called ark the country's 1st glacier to officially vanish. it lost its glacier status in 2014 and now a plaque remembers it with a letter to the future. most school children he not iglesias name to vanish or
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fix people in iceland both psychologically and emotionally a glycine many of knowing since childhood has ceased to exist. at a ceremony on sunday activists politicians and citizens bade farewell to auk but other clay shares are likely to follow like europe's largest fuck the new yorker that iceland is losing more than 10000000 tonnes of glacier ice per year and researchers agree the reason is climate change. never nice lens history have glaciers melted as quickly as now everything points to the fact that this will continue in the future we have to suppose that in 200 years almost lysias will have vanished axelson flew over the glaciers again a few days ago capturing images of
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a landscape that may soon be gone for ever. all right sports now and in major league baseball germany's max kepler has broken a 68 year old record for the most home runs it in the season by a european born player the berlin native not one out for his minnesota twins to reach 33 on the season that breaks the record set by scottish born bobby thompson back in 1951 for the new york giants minnesota went on to beat the texas rangers 4 to 3. tennis now and an upset at these cincinnati masters in ohio where russian danielle medvedev has stunned world number one novak djokovic in the semifinals djokovic clinched the 1st set 63 but he had no answer when medvedev stepped up his game in the 2nd and 3rd sets really with nothing to lose the russian go for
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aggressive and it paid off medvedev cruising to victory in the remaining set even getting an approval there from djokovic himself. and well a british cyclist has set a new world record by cycling at a staggering 280 kilometers per hour how is that possible well here's how take a look neil campbell had a bit of help getting up to that speed he was told by a sports car on a custom built bike before being released and that allowed him to break the record on his own steam i mean amazing like cheating i don't know as a cheating whatever it's actually called motor paste speed cycling or whatever you want to call it it was still a world record. the bundesliga show is coming up after the break with all the goals from the 1st sunday of the season and look at the big transfers bahrain and dortmund plus when you're in berlin playing in their very 1st league
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a match it was an emotional moment for fans just before kick. find out how they fared at home against our b. lives they can just a couple of minutes on the phone to sleep. and reminder now the top stories that we're following for you at this hour the ngo that operates the open arms migrant ship is warning of a potential humanitarian catastrophe on board says conditions have become desperate 2 weeks after italy's refused to let the vessel dog of the group has refused an offer to dog unspanked. in afghanistan funerals are being held for the victims of a deadly suicide attack on a wedding party in the capital city kabul islamic state group is claiming responsibility for the blast which left more than 60 people dead and dozens more injured. you're watching news live from berlin we'll have more updates for you at the top of the hour and don't forget all the latest news headlines are available on our website that's dot com
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