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subscribe to the documentary. this is the news life. crazes a saudi arabia claims the weekend attacks on its oil facilities were undeniably sponsored by the saudi defense ministry shows what it's. used to strike at the heart of its oil industry i mean while in the united states president trump announces substantial new sanctions against. the program political deadlock in
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israel after another election but prime minister benjamin netanyahu is determined to stay in power. in the coming days we will convene negotiations to assemble a strong zionist government and a dangerous. government so will he succeed or be forced to give way to any of the a lot of. the backlash against the very thing is growing as new york state to back its flavored cigarettes amid concerns over a nationwide outbreak. conditions. welcome to the program. saudi arabia has displayed evidence that it says proves that weekend's attacks on its oil facilities were undeniably sponsored by iran
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presenting satellite images of the remains of weapons the defense ministry spokesman told a press conference the attacks had been carried out by radio cruise missiles and drones u.s. secretary of state mike pompei was flown to saudi arabia following an early announcement that washington is to impose new and substantial sanctions against attack iran straits to washington that we join t.w. correspondent all of a sudden welcome all of us so how will this new evidence from riyadh affect washington's position or president trump 1st of all will see his position strengthened of course the u.s. administration has been in the opinion for days now that it's iran behind this attack carried out on a saudi arabian oil refinery they provided their evidence now there is evidence provided by saudi arabia in addition to that so they believe it's very clear in the
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overall assumption has always been that the weapons used a mix of drones and cruise missiles are simply too sophisticated for the who through rebels who claim to be responsible in the 1st place and continue to do so so what's going to happen from now well the position of washington won't change in the overall goal has always been to get iran back to the negotiating table to renegotiate the nuclear deal from which the united states withdrew they believe that iran is still working on a nuclear bomb but at the same time with these sanctions raised again today it's very unlikely that we are getting closer to a diplomatic solution as the iranian president rouhani stressed several times that with sanctions in place they are not available for any in negotiations and secretary of state my home is in riyadh today was expected to come out of meeting with the saudi leadership. well secretary of state mike from peo today called these
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attacks an act of war and facts all those are really strong words used here course on the agenda will be the latest findings also retell potential retaliation will be on the agenda but let's not forget that any military action is not in the interest of the u.s. president as we are nearing here the 2020 election campaign and actually withdrawing american troops abroad has been one of the core election promises made by donald trump in 2016 so that would certainly counter act what his voters are hoping for and therefore the president will try to avoid military confrontation but in contrast of course he has threatened several times and he is also running a certain risk that he's losing his credibility all of a silence in washington thank you no take a look at some of the other stories making news around the world a fire as a school in liberia has claimed the lives of at least 26 children and 2 teachers
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the blaze of the boarding school near the capital monrovia broke out at night while the children were asleep a police spokesman said only 4 people including the school escaped at least 9 people have been wounded in an attack on the government building in eastern afghanistan militants detonated explosives were told gunman entered the building of the provincial capital jalalabad afghanistan is on high alert since the presidential election approaches there has been no claim of responsibility. politicians in south korea have shaved their heads in public to protest against the country's new justice minister who is facing allegations that he's daughter received unfair favorable treatment at university the speaker of the korean pounds joined opposition deputies in the protest. now to israel where benjamin netanyahu future as the country's longest serving prime minister is in the balance fossil results from yesterday's elections show his right
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wing likud party neck and neck with the blue white alliance that by centrist benny gantz mr netanyahu has been unable to form a coalition since the country's last inconclusive election in april. if he was disappointed on election night benyamin netanyahu wasn't showing it far from conceding defeat israel's longest serving president took to the stage vowing to remain at the helm with a likud led government that excluded arab parties. in the coming days we will convene negotiations to assemble a strong zionist government and to prevent a dangerous anti's are in a scholar meant. netanyahu his plans may well be thwarted by opposition leader benny gantz he stopped short of declaring an election win but his address to supporters certainly had the tone of a victory speech for his blue and white party. he had got so tell me the courting
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to the initial results netanyahu did not succeed in his mission. and that he we on the other hand prove that our idea called blue and white a project will establish just over 6 months ago is a huge success and here to stay. this man immediately cast himself as kingmaker avigdor lieberman the backing of his secular right back to new party will be vital to the formation of any governing coalition. we have just one option. broad liberal unity government. form of use rail back to new. and blue and white. motors defied predictions of fatigue and turned out in larger numbers than the last
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poll in april now they want a path forward many say after 10 years in power it's time for netanyahu to go. you know you can sure that you know who has probably run his course. and his time has passed over his model. assault in the end netanyahu is like a phoenix when we think he's finished he rises up again but i really hope that the government will change i think he was a good leader but i think it's about time to end the chapter or period. benyamin netanyahu is political survival is on a knife edge long deemed a political wizard this election may turn out to be the one that broke his spell. so where does this result leave benjamin netanyahu will be doubly correspondent in jerusalem i gave us her assessment for what i mean it's a major setback and he seems to be have be really in a in
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a weak position though after this rerun of the elections he failed last time to put a coalition together and he failed to put a coalition to his liking which would have been a right wing coalition with the ultra orthodox parties and this in light of course over his legal troubles he faces possible indictment over corruption charges and the prejudgment hearings are in october so it's not quite sure you know what scenario you're going to be looking at but if you ask if he could support this and not just quite. prepared to give up on this netanyahu yet but there's also the sense in israel that nobody wants to see a 3rd election also the president has made clear he wants to proceed. quickly rizza consultations now and then to toss to the leader who things has the most chances of putting a coalition together. i think in jerusalem a worldwide backlash against vajpayee is gaining momentum india has just announced
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the panelists have about 20 cigarettes because of health concerns the new york state has also outlawed a flavor. a cigarettes it's democratic governor called for emergency action in response to concerns about a nationwide outbreak of lung conditions but his decision has and get some business owners. they promise to help tobacco addicts quit and stayed millions of american high schoolers are no on the cigarettes and no one is quite sure how harmful they are doctors call the craze a ticking time bomb no new york state's has moved to defuse it banning flavored variations. names why bauble gone cotton candy captain crunch which was my favorite. these are obviously targeted to young people. the people selling the
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e cigarettes are fuming the have 2 weeks to offload vast quantities of their fruity stocks before the ban comes in. but when i heard about it it was late very troublesome it's going to affect a lot of business that's for sure and seconding all of my regular customers who are coming every day me of any disappointed with the news across the state the reeses on to crack down on v. ping triggered by a spate of related deaths and illnesses especially affecting young people. around one in 4 high school students uses each cigarette and that number is rising donald trump has said a nationwide prohibition is forthcoming just as we have a problem in our country it's a new problem it's a problem of nobody really thought about too much. a few years ago and it's call vaporing especially vaporing as it pertains to innocent children. and there coming
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all members saying mom i want a vapor one leading health professional says action is badly needed. so right now we have an open field where anything goes people are playing russian roulette with their bodies every time they purchased those profiteering from the park just says see these latest moves will only push people back towards more harmful to baku cigarettes. d.w. reporter anthony howard well to move on so if so how did we get here someone invented a new way to deliver an old enemy to public health that being nicotine and so recently from there's a train going from not a 97 to modern day where teens were giving up cigarettes there was smelly evil old fashioned and had become uncool into the new weaponry companies like jewel sold in a way that until recently was on regulated that has had an open field to play into we're going to see some advertising from a company called jewel they hold some 60 percent of the market now keep in mind
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it's delivered designed to deliver nicotine so my it's always been but into this unregulated and on researched ground if you like the advertising market almost in the why that mole bro the mulberry man made smoking cool originally jewel stepped into this market and really took up the spice these type of ads that we see now since been removed from the jewel company websites a lack of regulation was a problem but so and is a lack of understanding and research into the actual product as recently as 2007 thing the former boss of the f.d.a. the food and drug administration in the united states and said publicly that we should be i mean to get people away from cigarettes and on to cigarettes as a matter of public health ok and so why have now 2 american states suddenly moved to legislate and they did the president was he decided to get involved it's very recent and very sudden lung conditions reported in those who vita regularly is that
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is. the the mine source of the problem now the same to for disease control and prevention the safe to say in the united states and they started reporting this spike last year so it's very very simply that it's become a public property or public problem what is really stopping known has been i would have become elected over a longer period of time and more reliably if you lock is the sheer number of people who have i think and one particular group of people who have i think that being tains now until recently we're going to show you a graphic which shows you to launch on you're going to see one line trending down that's the number of teams who's the tains rather his my combustible cigarettes from the high thirty's down to 10 percent under 10 percent that think that work was done over 2 decades viking comes along to deliver nicotine in a cooler why and look at that spark stright up there that work 2 decades in the making has been undone in a matter of 3 to 5 if you lock on regulated years where they could advertise the why they wanted so and on research no one knew exactly what the dangers with it and
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to me how it thank you. is day doubly news still to come maternal mortality rates high in many parts of africa and ugandan startup hopes to change that but it's portable affordable medical equipment. will be speaking with its set . up so we'll have that story on board business south africa coming up in just a moment i'll be found at the top of the hour i'm going back to. earth a home for saving globally dia's tells stories of creative people and innovative projects around the world ideas to protect the climate and boost green energy solutions and global ideas the environment series of global $3000.00 on d w.


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