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this is the new news live from berlin anger on the streets of beirut protests following tuesday's devastating explosion leaves at least one police officer dad and dozens of people injured demonstrators blame the blast on new years of government corruption also coming up. u.s. president donald trump signs executive orders to extend benefits for those left unemployed by the pandemic he took the step after negotiations in congress still to . come the government of the richest declares an environmental emergency as authorities scramble to contain tons of fuel leaking from a grounded ship france is sending teams and equipment to help deal with the
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disaster. b.s. welcome to the show we start in lebanon where protests against the political establishment have left one police officer dead and more than $100.00 people injured demonstrators have stormed several official buildings setting fire to at least one government ministry the country has been deeply shaken by choose days a devastating explosion in beirut support the blast killed more than 150 people injured thousands more and destroyed large parts of the city. they came from near and far and their message was clear. down with the government amid anger of political elites. they say are incompetent and deeply corrupt and
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what happened on tuesday was the final straw for them. nearly $3000.00 tons of highly explosive ammonium nitrate exploded devastating large parts of the city that chemical had been stored for 6 years without adequate safety measures in a warehouse at the port the explosion they cannot get people's discontent with their leaders. i am here because of this devastation explosion that we just look at this and have been on death row is it is a complete neglect this is neglect this and could upset and hypocrisy i am here the one thing we can do it say and think about it we have to change the government 6 to change how we. find a man to have to change everything people are dying from hunger and this is unacceptable and our prime minister hassan diaz who himself is being partly blamed for the situation in the country says he will now attempt to call new elections he says that's how change should happen. but it's unclear if those on the streets will
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listen to him with the situation growing ever more tense during saturday's day of protests a day of rage lebanon is in turmoil and looking desperately for a ray of hope amid the darkness. while cars fondant bosler reidy has been following the events in beirut and sent us this update. today a phage seem that it was ended up in lebanon to be that they open his cities over to then 7 hours of clashes between security forces and they protested and this day it was obvious that the protests there they had not the then usual they took over from ministries for a few hours they moved to a foreign affairs and energy economy and environment plus the associate of banks since the 17th of october 1 the bunny's took the streets of lebanon they blame. the
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banking sector the financial crises and they blame the ministry of energy for the ailing sector of electricity and the minister of foreign affairs that it didn't represent the voice of the lebanese to the world this day it was obvious that it is turning point and lebanon into political life even though the prime minister they said he said that in his meeting with the ministers on monday will discuss early elections which was one of the main demands of the testers and lebanon but after tonight and after the huge explosion in the. heart but things are. becoming basic we make sure right the future of lebanon whether he can continue with the current political system or change the international community for. you know use boston already reporting they're moving to the u.s.
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where president donald trump says he's taking executive action to extend benefits to americans who lost their jobs because of the coronavirus pandemic bypassing congress after negotiations between republicans and democrats broke down trump accused rival democrats of trying to block the benefits. in the current negotiations we have repeatedly stated our willingness to immediately signed legislation providing expanded unemployment benefits protecting americans from eviction and providing additional relief a means to families democrats have refused these offers they want to negotiate what they really want is bailout money for states that are run by democrat governors and mayors w.'s washington bureau chief in his poll sends us this assessment assessment of trump's decision to bypass congress to extend the pandemic released payments isn't all of some signed an executive order on saturday at his new jersey country
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club that will extend unemployment benefits that will give for seconds 400 dollars a week which is down from $600.00 the president is also ordering payroll tax holiday is full that was making less than $100000.00 along with a moratorium on evictions and student loans the executive order will most likely phase legal questions so it won't necessary leads to people receiving money at the end. the talks between house democrats and senate republicans and the white house have stalled as they have tried to pass another stimulus package due to kong was inability to pass any meaningful legislation people are now wondering whether they will really be able to pay their bills without unemployment protection also as protection expires people were not be able to hold on to their homes and could end up on the streets we have to keep in mind these types of executive orders are often
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put together in a great hurry and are highly political despite being important. when i have to some of the other stories making news around the world police in the czech republic say a fire in an apartment building that killed 11 people was started deliberately 10 others were injured in the blaze the czech interior minister said 5 of the victims died when they jumped from the 12th floor to escape the flames. survivors of india's deadliest plane crash in 10 years say the jet swayed of violently before it skidded off the runway in heavy rain in the southern city of korea code at least 18 people were killed in the air india express flight from dubai was repatriating indians stranded by the pandemic. hundreds of polish. rights supporters have protested in warsaw and other cities against the arrest of
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a transgender activist the activist known as margo has been put in pretrial detention for 2 months after acts of civil disobedience the protests came a day after police detained nearly 50 demonstrators in warsaw. well france is sending teams and equipment to help deal with an oil spill that environmentalists fear could become a major ecological disaster the government of the indian ocean island has declared an environmental emergency after tons of fuel started leaking from a cargo ship stuck on a reef. to be kids are already covered in oil which is threatening an entire lagoon on fuel is still pouring into the sea from the grounded ship. locals are relying on the ingenuity to fight the pollution the stuff in sugarcane leaves into plastic sheets to make improvised booms that just isn't enough professional equipment
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volunteers are working with the authorities to scoop up the oil and pump it out of the ships tanks. the government has declared an environmental emergency. we're appealing to france and renewing for help the united nations and other countries. ship to do we don't have the know how to deal with a catastrophe like this. i've got the whole body. france has promised aid and they sending experts and the naval vessel. the amp. the freight to run aground 2 weeks ago on thursday a fuel tank. the japanese owners have offered an apology. but environmentalist a warning the spill could devastate the fragile wildlife of militias and the fisherman the community is. the good itself is heavily affected and we fear that it's going to be something that is going to last. 5 months maybe years i
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don't know it's unclear what caused the ship to run aground place have opened an investigation let's take a look now at some of the latest developments in the coronavirus pandemic more than 100000 people have now died from the corona virus in brazil according to official statistics only the u.s. has registered more covert 1000 deaths wearing a face mask will become mandatory in busy areas in paris for monday following a rise in infections around the french capital south africa's coronavirus death toll has climbed above 10000 the country accounts for more than half of the deaths recorded in africa well here in germany figures show corona virus infection rates are creeping back up and that's fueling fears of a 2nd pandemic wave but germany is also experiencing a heatwave and that could turn out to be a dangerous combination if beaches become too overcrowded with tourists and day
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trippers. germany's baltic coast famous for its endless stretches of white sandy beaches. is no exception but in times of coronavirus restrictions over crowded beaches are supposed to be a thing of the past only those staying in hotels are allowed on the site so even so $10000.00 daytrippers descended on the resort companies renting out the region's much loved we could be chez had to turn customers away. no amount of eyes and i normally on a day like this with temperatures of 30 degrees celsius would have 800 people on my part of the beach right now i can only let 15200 people at most through. i've come in for a lot of verbal abuse over the last couple of hours and some people even got physical in fact it just got so bad security are on their way right now. and it's noon when the. local authorities in tim and have hired the additional
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security personnel to help enforce social distancing rules on the beach. moving. the bottom line is that beachgoers are not keeping to the distancing roles we may as well go straight back down to the beach and start again because they've all moved back closer together again already it's overcrowded. to stop this timid office trend is one of the resorts involved in the new beach traffic light app it tells would be daytrippers whether their favorite destination is too crowded for is it or not. the people of better research heading to the polls on sunday in one of the close to a closely watched presidential races in decades the country has been ruled by alexander lukashenko since the 1990 s. but this election he's facing a significant challenge. we love we can will win they're not giving up meet the 3 women taking on that even leader
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other sunday look i. said. is the one on the ballot this weekend but maria kolesnik of the and veronica kahlo has now thrown this support behind her together they have been drawing tens of thousands of televisions desperate for something new. people have put all their hopes in me all their desires for change you thought they'd join forces after candidates they were backing were forced out to col those husband fled the country with their children. kolesnikov it was working for victor arrested on charges of bribery. and he can ask a as husband was jailed and disqualified from running. she knew. my husband is in prison he lives in very cramped conditions and of course there's tremendous pressure on him. this is the man determined to stop the opposition
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alexander lukashenko he has been in power for 26 years and he's made it clear he and the officials who backed him aren't going anywhere. this state will not give you up and it will protect you we have found a way to bring these extremists some to justice if they move them taken off scale has almost no chance of forcing outlook but she and the other complainer this has still managed to help fill a vision imagine the country without its long term leader. well to soccer now and barn eunuch has sealed their passage into the champions league quarter finals after easily eliminating chelsea byron's robert f. and dos can you convert it to an early penalty and netted late on in a 41 home win behind closed doors even paris situ was also among the scores of byron wrapped up a 71 aggregate victory having won the 1st leg white back in february before the
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