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this is you know we news life from berlin a deadly christmas time soon ravages the central philippines leaving a trail of death and destruction and it's kept trying to fend for kills at least 16 people as experiments across a number of popular holiday island destroying houses downing trees and forcing thousands to flee their homes we'll bring you the latest on the devastation also coming up remembering the 2004 indian ocean tsunami that killed more than 200000 people all of 15 years on we meet one woman who lost almost her
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entire family and a ring of fire blinky's across the sky in the middle east and asia we'll have everything you need to know about the last solar eclipse of the decade. thank you so much for your company everyone a deadly typhoon has bather battered central philippines at least 16 people have been killed and the fear is that more people may have died while many buildings were destroyed and large areas are still without internet or alex received well a tropical storm at 1st fan phone was upgraded to a typhoon when it made landfall on christmas eve as you can see here behind me well it brought pounding rain and wind speeds of up to 195 kilometers an hour. on
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christmas day devastating celebrations in this predominantly catholic nation and as you can see it is moving towards vietnam. the extent of the damage caused by the typhoon is beginning to emerge that. fun phone destroyed many homes leaving families to spend christmas sheltering in the open air authorities evacuated tens of thousands of people ahead of the storm's arrival as a precaution for. severe rain caused major flooding forcing people to wade through the deluge authours user seeking need to deal with the typhoons aftermath and i don't want that it would hold lank it's toiletries whatever items that can be useful and helpful to us and that's what we're appealing for i hope we receive help and i'm up on no one call me. on phones powerful winds rex have a conceptual provinces in central philippines the same part of the country where thousands of people died when it was hit by typhoon haiyan around 6 years ago.
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damage from fan phone blocked roads and cut communication lines there are reports of people taking shelter in the region's airports. now that the storm has passed for those who are returning home the job of cleaning up and rebuilding their lives has begun although the philippines is hit by storms several times a year typhoon found phone has made this christmas one that will be remembered. and earlier we spoke to richard gordon of the philippine red cross and he told us about the aftermath of the storm so far and how those affected by the powerful typhoon are dealing with it people are beginning to go back to their own. and after the parks a lot of the guys who were last night. but really are there are a lot of people that walk. the people in the coastal areas the really. while
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of their houses their ramshackle homes so totally destroyed their hoosier blown away their walls are blown away and so a lot of people will have to do without and that's why we're addressing that by providing heartfully and shelter cage to the folks out there also they would need food because everything that they have the coach sunday i didn't like cooking utensils. there without them so the personal impact of that question because. trucks that provide the ready made meals so again this is going to be a recurring problem of we don't have enough trucks for right the way we're trying to bring in all the food stuff that we can bring including i'm sure it's creeping kinch imagine your home being blown away you need your blankets you need a mosquito match and that's what they need right now apart from the fact that they would need. if anyone was as witnesses not an american on one but i myself was told it's not going to be strong adult but the moment is and there is
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a bit of an area of responsibility for a major typhoon commended for all should be. and that was richard gordon of the red cross speaking to us earlier well communities across asia are marking the 15th anniversary of the indian ocean tsunami and on the morning of december 26th 2004 a 9 point one magnitude earthquake triggered a powerful ocean wave that hit coastlines across a vast area while the disaster killed more than 200000 people in thailand people like candles on the beach to remember the victims around 8000 are estimated to have lost their lives in the country although many bodies were never recovered some 2000 kilometers away sri lanka's is soon coast was hit especially hard more than 10000 people died in the southern part region. can die a salvage i-g.
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it looks out over the indian ocean nearly every day get up and deter life 15 years ago when she lost almost certain tire family to the massive tsunami. only a little bit did not bid all 9 of us lived near the beach john doe so many tonight when i think about the children i get very sad i only managed to save one little girl that i never saw the of as again when i got back at my house was destroyed. i can die and now shares her home with the one granddaughter she rescued and her small child. the waters forced their way some one and a half kilometers inland the town of power in sri lanka's south was worst affected thousands of children were among the victims as i'm going to as i'm his help many survivors back then he was the only psychiatrist in the worst affected area of southern sri lanka he treated adults and children alike. children as you
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know will have a huge amount of france in the atlas and they have got the thing that's trying to come out of these things and that depends on the adults around them. if the adults don't send control and come but then still being with the problems the children's anxiety and stress it's much much less. after the tsunami sri lankan psychiatrist formed a network with the help of the world health organization today elementary school teachers are being taught how to recognize signs of trauma in children but talking about the effects of trauma is still to do. what the country has installed an early warning system for tsunamis the fear of another giant wave has never gone away nor has the memory of the victims of 2004. all right here's a round up now of some of the other stories making news around the world. turkish presence rich attire burdwan says he intends to send troops to libya and chris says
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the internationally recognized government in tripoli has requested the measure to help stabilize the country while libya has been torn by a civil war since 2014 and has no effective central government. russian police have raided the offices of kremlin critic alexina vali and moscow has anti corruption foundation publishes exposes on state corruption but now authorities are investigating it his colleague ruslan. shove a day in office seen here in the middle with a volley has just been sent for military service to the arctic. public transport workers have rallied in paris as a rail strike continues to cause disruption across france while the protesters are demanding that the french government drop a controversial pension reform plan that would simplify the system and increase the
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retirement age to 64. now over the past year our correspondents have filed reports from around the world on political crises wars and disasters but they have also sent in stories that highlight the strength of the human spirit and the courage of everyday people like in the tiny african nation of rwanda the scene of a genocide back in 1994 that left as much as one 6th of the country dead victims and former perpetrators alike have struggle to overcome its horrific legacy of mass atrocities in a society where expressing emotion has long been seen as a weakness i was appalled when the mall today these men sit side by side in community based social therapy to share their experiences i'm hearing on this blog our the 1994 genocide or 25 years ago i went up to a 1000000 tutsis
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a moderate hutus were wiped out in just 100 days but it would divide it among those who carried out the killings and those who survived it. memories of being on the run and how his pregnant wife had to give birth and hiding it. we couldn't find a way that the baby would survive being with us but i still had friends who i was doing business with they helped me and they took my newborn at night to a woman who run an orphanage at. the baby stage but a few days later the perpetrators went there to look for him they took my baby and killed him. up don now lives a peaceful life with his wife. but he struggles with the guilt of not being able to protect the 12 members of his family who were killed during the genocide similarly from release perpetrators like given easter have served their sentence are still haunted by what they call the shame of their past he says he's guilty of killing 4
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people including to members of his own family. i came to realize that i can't escape my judgment i accepted it and went to ask my father in law for forgiveness it was too much to handle the fact that i had killed my mother in law i was in so much pain. many of the men returning from prison have struggled they found their families estranged their role as the head of the household challenged in the image of their very own masculinity destroyed they say these feelings however cannot be talked about in public. and always has to be strong a man has to suffocate his pain and behave like a man. the way i see it a man should also show his emotions in rwanda in culture i can accept it in public . amounted to overcome his pain. and swallow their tears that's
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a local problem here in rwanda which reflect the dangerous side to all men are expected to deal with their pain and grief alone in silence and internally although the country is hailed as a role model reconciling with its violent past toxic image and let's kill any persists and continues to have the healing process of its me a population. away from social pressures at least and i'm glad they have found a safe space to reconcile and work on the psychological. therapy helped. because we used to fear each of us. whenever i saw a person i had wronged. i could feel my heart racing. we have no problems with the perpetrators anymore because they're part of the families of social therapy and. when we meet now we are the same we have the
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same heart. but. the men have the same use social therapy group hope to contribute to the healing of their country so that future generations won't repeat their mistakes by facing their demons together they set an example so that rundown men learn how to show their emotions and their society learns to accept that. people across the middle east in asia have been witnessing a rare solar eclipse what's known as an annular eclipse provided spectacular views to people from saudi arabia to india and singapore. a ring of fire in the sky seen by lucky viewers along a narrow path of visibility in saudi arabia sun chasers from around the world started preparing in darkness i'm a group chooses my 11 eclipse and i specifically came to saudi arabia to see is
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a tenuous will eclipse students on that are just me and my family we live in london i would come to saudi arabia especially to see this event because it's great it's very rare and if we miss and we have to wait for another 30 years more sun watchers travelled to a remote desert area of abu dhabi for the best view. iting i wanted to come here only to victim is this once in a lifetime moment and it looks so amazing why you see it it's like it's gone completely. as the path of visibility moved eastward people in western indonesia set up gear to watch. and to record. singaporeans who are amongst the last to be able to see it.
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the next one is going to be when i'm in the my sixty's so i might as well take my youth and look at this lovely ring of fire that's only 2 minutes but it's so intense that you talk about it with your friends and family for the next months. the eclipse then moved out over the ocean and disappeared. spectacular your brain washing to every news thank you so much. what secrets lie behind. discover new adventures in 360 degree. and explore fascinating world heritage sites. double your world heritage 360 caps now.

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