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do the ends justify the means. to terms with this since it starts december 13th on t w. this is live from berlin that key ally takes the stand in the trump speech minting kwara u.s. envoy gordon song london says he followed the president's orders when he offered ukraine. in return for investigating political also on the program the death toll in iran prices that so far as his crackdown on protesters i missed
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international says demonstrations are the fuel price increases have left more than $100.00 deaths. in the world the children look at the plight of thousands of youngsters in togo's top full instead of going to school with by other living collecting garbage. welcome to the program. we start in the united states when a key witness says appearing at the impeachment inquiry into president donald trump america's ambassador to the european union gordon sandland was central to president trump's attempts to get ukraine to investigate its political rival joe biden and his links to ukrainian energy company. the song told lawmakers that ukraine's president has offered a white house meeting in exchange for corruption investigation he also talked about
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why the white house withheld military aid to ukraine in the absence of any credible explanation for the suspension of aid i later came to believe that the resumption of security aid would not occur until there was a public statement from ukraine committing to the investigations of the 2016 elections and to resign as mr giuliani had demanded. i shared concerns of the potential quid pro quo regarding the security aide with senator ron johnson and i also shared my concerns with the ukraine. reaction there from the top is washington bureau chief alexandra naaman welcome alexander we just heard the ambassador speaking that this does not sound or look good for the president. not at all what we heard from a bastard son and today is a bombshell and this is the most significant evidence so far directly tying
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president trying to the quit pro quo for ukraine to announce investigations into his political rivals and dissidents sent lance told the investigators today that the quid pro quo came from donald trump's trustable lawyer rudy giuliani but he also said that the charms inner circle was were a were of what was going on as secretary of state pompei o or even vice president mike pence sandland also told the investigators that all of them trying to push ukraine to this quit pro quo to announce investigations into political rivals that all of them were acting at the president orders at his direction so this is very very damning testimony for president donald trump now it's important to understand the way these proceedings work these are house proceedings where democrats have
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a majority if this is to go anywhere it has to get passed by the the senate where the republicans the president's republicans have the majority is the only side of this testimony changing the numbers in the senate. not yet and i think it's too early to answer the question if the senators are going to turn on president trump because we need to keep in mind that impeachment proceeding. are not like court proceedings it's not all about evidence and credible witnesses it's actually all about public opinion and whatever the american people think that president donald trump should be impeached and that is something that the republican senators will consider during that process they know that so far until now president trump is very popular and his party many of them are up for reelection next year in districts were president supporters are in the majority so
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they will consider the effects of course but also that public opinion about the impeachment inquiry obvious entre for naaman doctors we will hear more from you later for now though thank you. mr international says more than $100.00 people have been killed in a government crackdown on protests in iran for the rest broke out after fuel prices were increased by up to 50 percent or sources responded to the disruptions with armored vehicles and water cannon supreme leader ayatollah ali khamenei has described the protests as a security matter. very little information reaches the outside world from iran authorities have shut down the internet whether there are still protests there and where they may be taking place it's difficult to verify. videos from monday evening show angry demonstrators some are demanding that the government step down the protests were sparked by a drastic increase in the price of gasoline u.s.
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sanctions and mismanagement are the main causes of iran's economic crisis. also president i have 3 jobs to support myself of course people are upset and now they found a reason to show their dissatisfaction everyone does it in their own way. these beautiful pictures of men who have been arrested are shown on state television they're accused of initiating the protests at the behest of other countries one hard line newspaper reports they could face the death penalty. more than 1000 people are believed to have been arrested in the wake of the protests the un has expressed concern over the security services heavy handed response. numbers killed certainly in the dozens. in at least 2 figures some reports even higher so it would be very useful to have a better period picture but it's clearly very significant meanwhile the iranian
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leadership is that hearing to a hard line internet restrictions are still in effect in iran. and the writing government rejects amnesty international's are casualty figures as baseless and fabricated so i spoke with rob a rainy who researches about for honesty international i asked how they gathered those figures. formation that beef received from independent human rights activists and journalists while trying to incite the country and all its site the country reveals the horrific pattern of unlawful killings across the country and if you get out 106 ad that the document hits so far is that minimum figure and based on the information that continues to come to us. it is likely to be much higher at that moment that is a near total block on internet access across the country she is making access to information very difficult and this is
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a deliberate attempt by the aiding and authorities to restrict if you offer information about their cracked on to the outside court and it's any indication that they have a lot to hike. bahraini from amnesty international and now to some of the other stories making news around the world israel looks like it's having for its 3rd election in a year after the man say this kingmaker in coalition talks refused to back either of the main parties lieberman blame party leaders prime minister benjamin netanyahu and benny gantz of the blue white party for the fame the fight. the standoff between police and pro-democracy protesters at hong kong university appears to be winding down with police sealing off possible escape routes including sewers they say they want to arrest to several dozen activists who are still barricaded inside campus buildings where thousands have been arrested since monday. pope francis has been great survived during the crowds in bangkok as he arrived for
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a weeklong tour of thailand and hopes his visit will boost catholics around to address pressing regional issues like human trafficking is the 1st person to visit time since jump over 2nd in 1980. police in malta have arrested a man in connection with the murder of journalist that daphne karunya. died in a car bombing last year all of the country's most prominent to businessmen york in fact was detained when police intercepted he's got off the maltese coast. today is unicef's world children's day 30 years since world leaders made a commitment to protect the young from violence and neglect only one country has yet to ratify the un convention on the rights of the child in the us the united states since the conventions adoption deaths of children under the age of 5 a fall of by 60 percent on the number of undernourished children has dropped by about half despite the progress or daily life is still
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a struggle for many children around the world the w reports from the capital of togo know me. these. kids should be in school however instead they spend every morning collecting least they live on the streets of togo's capital need collecting trash is one of the main ways for them of making a living. oh well i have been doing this for 3 years but i don't like it i would like to study to become a painter and have my own business model. around 7000 children live on the streets of the west african country they all have their own reasons why they are homeless for some it's an issue of poverty and insufficient resources forcing them to migrate and when they try to return home their hopes are usually got in. i try to go back home once every 3 months to see if someone there
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will take care of me but nobody wants to take me in many of the children feel ashamed and that's why they wish to remain anonymous the lack of a social safety net for kids in tow go eats them painfully unprotected. got wrong sometimes i slip in the market order to have the same place where i sell the waste and run i will got a lot. social worker kevin understands what these children are calling through all too well. when i was really young i also spent some time living on the streets for a while it was a really difficult time because the streets are not a place for children and now i feel sad when i see these kids on the streets because they're my me of the dark moments in my life. kevin is the founder of health international an ngo the promotes children's rights and helps to reunite
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them with their families in addition to assisting them with daily issues on the street kevin wants to work to ensure a better future for them in the long run. this is the welcoming center which we call d.n.r. that means well being here else international we provide a safe space we are situated where these children lead lives on the streets as you can see we are right in the middle of the ghetto but here the kids can come together and find people who care about them every morning the safe space time into an alternative school the children come here to learn how to read and write and also get to enjoy various social activities such as painting dancing or sports we have a vision for 2050 and it starts now with us implementing ways to provide these kids with access to education and also to involve your families so we won't find them
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living on the street anymore kevin and his team will continue to tackle the issue of homelessness among young people and hope to help these key find a fresh start. on the conventional rights of the child and news africa in just 15 minutes. here in germany jewish organizations have condemned the sale of hundreds of items of nazi memorabilia most belonging to high ranking nazi officers the sale has raised questions about how we should deal with relics from this dark and its history. this top hat once belonged to our it was one of the highest rated items at the munich option a bit up paid $50000.00 euros for it many objects feature the swastika a nazi symbol considered anti constitutional in germany and is therefore banned all these. all these nazi flags or whatever they they sell or buy
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a bar you know i mean it was and still is not support so in moral and ethical terms i think it's highly problematic the auctioneer on the other hand claims that objects like the top hat are historical pieces of evidence and. it is a historical object like any other the fact that its owner was a mass murderer is under scrutiny but the things that belong to him and are part of his environment should not be mythologized by prohibiting the sale today. support of the thing personal items the auctioneer said would show the banality of evil the historian rejects this he believes context is necessary context that can be provided in a museum without placing them in the proper into the proper historical context. you don't understand them it's just be a metro voyeurism and the objects themselves do not speak to you
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the ocean has said that it conducts checks on its bidders but in effect it is impossible to control who buys nazi memorabilia and for what reason. this is de w.'s line from the get hot alpha's is up next with that business africa in just a moment i'm more used at the top of the hour in the meantime of course as always the websites you don't go into. but i don't need to keep a date on the books both for the over match and on the force i'm going to hold also seen a deadly combat works or at least the bottom of the ballet that a nasa dragon. as you called the home to 3 year. degree brought on.


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