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this fear. sixty a. little. this week w. . in. in. this is news live from berlin a suicide bomber strikes at the heart of somalia's capital mogadishu the islamist group al-shabaab says it's responsible for the attack as part of its years long campaign to overthrow somalia's government at least six people are dead many more injured and. also on the program here in germany thousands demonstrating again in
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the eastern city of kenneth's this time against the far right extremism. german foreign minister says more citizens should be standing out for tolerance after a week of anti migrant protests. and coming up in all goodness we can show the highlights of the game against terrorism but it will get the fuse all for my counter play michelle didn't see what turned out to be a surprising victory. hello and welcome my name is christopher spring a good to have you with us after a period of relative calm the somali capital mogadishu has again been targeted by a terror attack at least six people died including two children when a suicide bomber detonated a vehicle full of explosives near a local government office on sunday fourteen people were also injured in the blast the islamist militant group al-shabaab has claimed responsibility.
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these plumes of smoke from the explosion were seen shortly after the bomb went off . witnesses said the blast was huge the attacker was targeting a local government building in the center of mogadishu but it also damaged and nearby mosque and school. one woman described what happened as the bomber detonated his device. about idea we were in the middle of our usual work when the explosion happened in front of our district offices where our building was destroyed so i had myself under the table there was a lot of gunfire at our gate and someone called me to check if we were say but when i came out i saw many people laying on the ground injured while others were dead it didn't matter that the other medics said many of those hurt including several students from the nearby islamic school were severely injured one witness said the
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bomber had tried to speed through a checkpoint at the building but then blew himself up when he was stopped by security forces. i saw bodies strewn on the ground before the ambulances arrived and the whole scene was very ugly little doubt that the militant group al-shabaab claimed responsibility immediately that trying to overthrow somalis internationally backed government. to the middle east now where the aid provided by the united nations relief and works agency is a lifeline for millions of palestinian refugees so there was display among them last week when news emerged that the agency's main dodo the u.s. had decided to cut its funding move praise from the israeli prime minister binyamin netanyahu who believes the money could be better spent but there is also great concern that washington's decision could fuel radicalism in the middle east. nearly the entire population of the gaza strip depends on aid from the agency was set up
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to help palestinians who fled their homes after israel was established in one nine hundred forty eight and their descendants on russia is responsible for schools health care facilities and food supplies. that hadn't thought that if the supplies are stopped it will destroy palestinian families because we are refugees we live off un supplies we depend on them for seventy to eighty percent of our food palestinians in gaza have no regular income there's no permanent employment israel rejects owner a policy of passing down refugee status through generations giving displaced palestinians hope they might one day return to ancestral homes and what's now israel sort of we've just got the united states has made a very important thing stopping the funds for the agency perpetuating refugee called. the refugees institution must be. fun should be taken and used
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to really help with the rehabilitation of the refugees. israel is in a big jordan hosts around half of the almost five million displaced palestinians. it says the u.s. decision when only affect humanitarian aid it will also fuel radicalism and harm the prospects of peace in the middle east. we do believe in the concept of pair the cherry so that everybody else in the dressing ability to step up and pay their share of that if it is but we are certainly. very cognizant of the extreme to dangerous consequences of failing or go on not enabling it to go forward hundreds of palestinian refugees protested outside their own run headquarters in jordan's capital amman and they accuse us president trump and his middle east team of being unfairly biased in favor of israel and disregarding the rights of the palestinians . ok let's catch up now on some of the other stories making news around the world
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the united states military has all of the late senator john mccain with a fly over as his body arrived for burial at the u.s. naval academy near washington mccain was a vietnam war hero and a graduate of the academy before him bogged his political career. protesters have rallied in several russian cities against government plans to raise the country's pension age this despite president vladimir putin's promise to soften the unpopular measures the kremlin is new proposal with de lay pension eligibility by five years for both women and men. in hamburg more than ten thousand people have been demonstrating in support of charity organizations operating migrant rescue boats in the mediterranean the march has called for hamburg to become a safe harbor for such vessels similar protests were held across germany. and we're going to stay in germany for now people have again been demonstrating in the
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eastern city of kent. it's taking a stand against far right violence and racism sunday's event came after a divisive week of anti immigrant protests and counter protests sparked by the fatal stabbing of a german national last weekend two asylum seekers are in custody in connection with that killing saxony state premier. received a friendly welcome when he visited k minutes on sunday he said he'd come to the city to support those who are making a stand against violence and for mutual respect. him it is a fine should i chose to attend this event because i think it's important to be there when the people of chemists come together to show the world that democracy and the rule of law are important to them they don't want people to let their emotions run away with them or for anyone especially the most vulnerable to come to harm that foreign minister heiko mass had
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a similar message. whether extremist elements get heard in our society depends on how loud the voices of the decent people are and that's why i think we need to raise our voices more to call for a more open international and tolerant society. the two thousand people attending a rally organized by the lutheran church on sunday were far from loud but their message was clear. that it was important for us to put on an event that did not polarize people further or push people further apart instead we wanted to focus on what unites us. and. the people of kemet started throwing the streets in the early afternoon in a protest organized by a private citizen who said he simply wanted to do something to improve the situation in his town was done like can only hope that this is just the beginning of something for the whole country we have to be honest about it the problem is not confined to the city of camden it's. so people who are out on the streets of kaman it's again but this time in the name of peace. in eastern
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ukraine tens of thousands of mourners have been paying their final respects. for the pro russian separatist leader killed along with his bodyguard in a bomb blast on friday his death has heightened tension between ukraine and russia . a huge outpouring of grief for the highest profile separatists to die in the conflict in eastern ukraine. assassinated by a bomb in a downtown cafe. described as a brother by native like him a putin russia's president alexander's a coach and co was elected prime minister of the self-proclaimed in its people's republic in two thousand and fourteen he was a hero to many locals. i was lucky enough to live join his rule i'm happy about the us. i didn't know him personally but he was a leader to all of us. he used to say that he believed
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a fighter who dies for his home goes to heaven i think he's there antisocial is resting in peace. i really respected him he did everything for the people that could not save himself a good person is gone. he was a good guy. he never hid behind anyone else or something. he went and fought for his homeland. words fail me. russia blames ukraine for his assassination kiev blames rebel infighting what's sure is that his death highlights the lingering explosiveness of the war in eastern ukraine. turning now to grow one where voting has begun in parliament three elections which are being held over the next three days more than seven million voters eligible to vote in the east african country are a wonder is still scarred by the genocide of nine hundred ninety four when hutu
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extremists targeted the minority community this is the first poll fence then in which independent candidates are being allowed to stand many young canned candidates from smaller parties are also vying for a seat but the governing rwanda patriotic front is still expected to consolidate its absolute majority in parliament. there was a party atmosphere in london capital kigali on the last day of campaigning before the three day parliamentary poll. the supporters of the governing party. front are confident of victory once again. we're feeling very confident we've been on the campaign trail masses of people turned out for us. they are happy with our party and our policies. there's little doubt that the for once again when the majority of mandates in the a.b.c. parliament until now the rwandan parliament had had the highest proportion of
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female delegates in the world and many expect it to retain that record. has come a long way since a terrible genocide of one thousand nine hundred four and the governing party has presided over a period of stability. rwanda is now viewed internationally as safe and relatively free of corruption and it's one of the least polluted countries on the continent of africa. many give president paul kagame a credit for that. but he's also come in for criticism for his strong arm tactics and oppression of the opposition. is not in the country during the vote. he's in beijing attending a summit on china african cooperation. in part to drum up investment to keep rwanda's positive development going. in formula one britain's lewis hamilton won the italian grand prix to extend his
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lead in the championship hamilton dealing a stunning blow to sebastian vettel who suffered an early spin after contact with helton from a sadie's that left the german playing catch up all through the race to finish fourth joining hamilton on the podium ferrari's kimmie raikkonen in second and his mercedes team mate of thirty bought us in third. in athletics germany's former olympic discus champion robert harting ended his illustrious career on sunday at a competition here in berlin nearly fifty thousand fans on hand in the cities in the big stadium to say goodbye to the popular thirty three year old it's a venue that holds many happy memories for him. a final farewell in a stadium in spain might carry robert harting won his first world title here in berlin in two thousand and nine he got two more tonight tammie as well as two european titles and are now limping gold in two thousand and twelve he is the most successful german athlete of the last decade. we don't know if it makes me him
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believably proud that i've moved so many people never a full stops of my career i've always tried to show that people no matter where they come from how much money they have whatever else can achieve big things. sam has never shied away from an opinion and that doesn't look like it will change in retirement gentlemen i'll try to apply all my mental and physical energy into tackling social issues to contribute to some kind of positive change that will see what will be. the last row of hartings career but only enough to second place beaten by his brother christophe and the crowd size he was the day's tree winner. now we still have the bonus league show for you of course coming up after the break paddler for the earliest discussing the links between hooliganism in germany and the events of this past week in cannes that's his special guest tonight for my hat
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about lin plan michel dancing here of course we came to discuss how his former side performed against shall cut public will also be telling you if i'll be like fish got the better of you think promotion just. all that and plenty more on this new show coming up next here on news in but then to stay with us for that. contingent going on and colorings magician. don't miss this story the talk of patient johnson takes you along on a thrilling outbound chilling journey each week as you can discover the story you spend literally. telling your story on instagram.
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