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why are people more concerned. little yellow. today first t.w. . this is deja vu news live from the thailand's king takes to the throne ceremonies take place in bangkok for the country's first coronation in seven decades correspondents are saying also coming up. officials say it's a miracle no one was killed when a jet slides off the runway at a u.s. naval station in florida and.
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the last race before a controversial rule change in track and field cast as the menu overwhelms the competition in the eight hundred meters. i'm rebecca riches welcome to the program elaborate ceremonies are underway in bangkok to crown thailand's new king mojave he run along corn a sixty six year old ascended to the throne in twenty six days after the death of his widely revered father saturday's pageantry is the start of a three day ceremony that formally invests him with regal power symbolizing his consecration as the up holder of buddhism in thailand. some feel is following the festivities for us in bangkok charlotte this is day one of a three day ceremony to consecrate the king how is the ceremony going. they
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are back a while advance today are starting to draw to a close here in thailand it's the early evening here at the men but i'm sure you can see behind me there are still people gathered around the grand palace here they've been likely to be here late into the evening and that is because of course for most people here in thailand this is the first time that they'll have witnessed the coronation of a moment the last time almost seventy years ago and in a country where the monaco is is considered essentially a day if this really is a mentors moment entire history now earlier on today we had the purification ceremony here that is where the monic was dressed in a in a white robe he was had a holy water poured his head then there was the annoyance and he also issued a royal command the first is the new crowned king and he said that he wanted whoever reign with the righteousness would bennet with righteousness the benefits
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and happiness of thai people now that is very similar to what his father said as he was crowned almost seventy years ago the king considered to date even as you just said what's the symbolism of today's rituals. yeah well today has been a really rich blend of buddhist. culture tradition history dating back centuries for example the king was given a five royal items one including the royal crown now that is symbolic the weight of it is seven kilograms it's quite heavy and that symbolizes the burden that says face is the monarchy is also given the royal fan and that symbolizes how the money backs away any problems any concerns for the the tight people again that's about holy water as well that was a stream a symbolic that was gathered from over one hundred locations across thailand and as well as from the seventy six provinces here in thailand and bangkok there was and
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very there was and various consecration ceremonies it was blessed before it was brought here to bangkok for the ceremony so this really is an event a three day event rich in culture and tradition which i just stand by that we're going to come back to but first let's hear from what people in thailand have been saying about today's carnation how many times that you have a time two or three have such a serious and what do you like or and you know ceremony or like this one or i think you really can but hand that. as a fact that it's very peculiar i want my. prayer that. you know i'm proud to be living in thailand and to have the king taking care of us are you aware . that i. am really happy and proud because as citizens we want the best king and queen of thailand or even of the willed that
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he can easily come back here by rwanda i don't but i. i shall and you've also been speaking to a lot of people there on the ground how have type people responded to the ceremony . you know those comments really echoed the feelings of so many people who are gathered here today for the coronation just to give you a sense of the anticipation the build up to this event we actually spoke to a man a couple of days ago who was walking six hundred kilometers in order to be here in time for this carnations that gives you some idea of just how many people out here in thailand all feeling now tomorrow is another big event for people here and that is the procession through the streets of bangkok the king will take part in the procession is really a chance of people to catch a glimpse of him and to show their respects their reverence for this new crowned king all monday then he will appear at the grand palace he will be on the balcony
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again in the chants of people to demonstrate their respect for this newly crowned king and indeed watch history in the making so today's ceremony nearly finished up but plenty more celebrations to come some pill in bangkok thank you. a boeing seven three seven has crashed on landing in florida twenty one people were injured as the airline a slid off the runway at naval station jacksonville in the north east of the state a commercial jet had been shot and by the u.s. military and was arriving from a u.s. base in cuba. passengers said it was terrifying they described how in the middle of a thunderstorm the seven thirty seven bounced twice on the runway and skidded into the st john's river but the plane did not submerge and all one hundred forty three people aboard were able to escape by climbing out onto the wing authorities said disaster had been averted. i just want to emphasize we transported twenty one people all adults from this incident involving an aircraft
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a commercial boeing seven thirty seven aircraft here and it is jack the twenty one individuals that we transported were all listed good condition no critical injuries sustained by any of those twenty one the plane had traveled to jacksonville florida from the u.s. naval station at guantanamo bay in cuba it's likely it was carrying mostly military personnel and their families there are no details yet as to why the airliner crashed the planes manufacturer boeing is under scrutiny over two deadly crashes of a different model plane in recent months. now to some of the other stories making news around the world south korea's military says north korea has five several unidentified projectiles from its eastern coast and said they flew up to two hundred kilometers before landing in water it's the first missile launch since a failed summit between u.s. president donald trump and north korean leader kim jong. thousands of people have
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taken to the streets in honduras to demand the resignation of president juan orlando hernandez and they accuse of corruption the demonstration was also directed against plans to privatized health and education services which the protesters fear mightly to mass layoffs. the death toll from in a bold outbreak in congo has risen to more than one thousand attacks on treatment centers and hampering efforts to control the nine month epidemic the world health organization is expanding its vaccination program in the east of the country. in israel israel has killed to have massed militants in airstrikes on gaza israeli military said the strikes were in response to gunfire from gaza which wounded two israeli soldiers two palestinians were later killed by israeli fire all taking part in weekly border protests according to gaza health officials. one of the
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biggest storms in memory has left several people dead in india and bangladesh cycler unfunny smashed into india's east coast with winds blowing at more than two hundred kilometers an hour and then moved north to bangladesh where people had been warned to secure their homes. preparing for the worst may save lives and densely populated bangladesh. these villagers are securing a makeshift dam to avert flooding as tropical storm fanny crosses into their country nationwide over a million have evacuated to shelters. bangladeshis have been forewarned by the destruction left by family in india. there a million people had already been evacuated. thousands were stranded at train stations as two hundred trains came to a stop to avoid heavy winds. in. northeastern india is left
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staggering after its most destructive storm in years. deploying a massive emergency response india's task is now to clear away the trail of debris left across odisha state. our teams are going to every place where we're getting reports from and helping to clear these places we've been working since morning since the cyclon a calm down. some here remember the supercycle own that struck the same area in one thousand nine hundred nine killing some ten thousand people since then india has vastly increased spending on preparedness investing in evacuation plans and meteorological technology to predict cyclons paths. over a dozen deaths have been reported but the vast majority of the region's residents are safe still for evacuees life has come to a standstill. that day comes here. and my house has been partially
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damaged we were here last night in the shelter home administration asked us to move here to the cyclon is over my will that this one doesn't mean there are two hundred of us here and we are all hungry however safety is the most important thing. the storm has been downgraded to a deep depression as it moves northward over bangladesh. meteorologists say a worst case scenario has been avoided there but heavy rains and flooding could mean heavy losses for those already living on the edge of extreme poverty. let's move to some sports news now and controversial champion running custis the menu has won her last under eight hundred major rice before the introduction of new regulations the rules that limit high testosterone levels in certain female track athletes so when you lost a coach challenge against the changes but that didn't stop the south african from putting in a stellar performance at a diamond league event in. despite all the criticism and legal decisions caster
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semenya us had to face off the track on it she still rules this was the season opener of the professional diamond league athletics tour and the south african was running and her favorite event she led almost from start to finish but if she's to continue running the eight hundred meters the rules now say she must take drugs to reduce her naturally occurring testosterone levels that after the court of arbitration for sport partly upheld a ruling by the international association of athletics federations limiting testosterone in female athletes in certain events like the eight hundred meters so many a specialty the forests use in the days as the streets in the winter season trees. do well to the. point. if i want to see stevens i see snow and if somebody wants me to see seville does the improvements move mine so like i said i'm a poet i'm going to go to the five k.
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so i'm going in his eyes now on. the new rules go into effect next week and include events being banned for athletes like some and yet that range from the four hundred meters to the fifteen hundred meters and the mile should some manuf still insist on running in a competition within that range she may have to face another battle with the i double f. but one battle she doesn't have to fight winning the support of the fans. and the bundesliga chances of winning the title are next to nil off the only drawing away and against mine three old the visitors did have a to go to team move in and made it three one early in the second half to his fiftieth in this league and go that minds tenaciously fought back off to. reduce their leipsic lead by a goal is to make the time to then tighten up three old late in the.
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well this weekend marks the twenty fifth anniversary of the opening of the channel tunnel that established a truly groundbreaking breaking royal link between england and france in a theme this channel hailed as a feat of engineering it took more than thirteen thousand workers from both sides to realize a vision dating back to napoleon it's the longest on the same tunnel in the world and was inaugurated by queen elizabeth and french president francois mitterrand in cali on may sixth one thousand nine hundred four the channel cut travel time between london and paris to just two hours today its services carrying more than twenty million passengers a year. and don't forget you can always get data to news on the go or just download our app from the google play or the app store and give you access to all the latest news from around the world as well as push notifications for any breaking news you can also use the dean of a new app to send us your photos and videos. that's all from
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a stallion watching data with the news coming up next world stories i'm sorry more data between news and the top of the hour i'm rebecca returns in berlin thanks for joining me. what secrets lie behind these memos. find out you know first of experience and external repressive eighty eight cultural heritage sites. d w world heritage three sixty q.b. up down. i'm not going to the well i guess
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