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this is did the news live from berlin outrage on the streets of india the death toll reaches 25 in clashes between protesters and the police hundreds of thousands of people continue to rally across the country against the citizens citizenship law they say discriminates against muslims also coming up. a deadly christmas typhoon ravages the central philippines leaving a trail of death and destruction in its path typhoon fan phone calls at least 20 people as it destroys houses downstream and forces thousands to flee their homes.
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and it's one of the not nature's rarest spectacles a ring of fire blazes across the sky in the middle east and asia will have everything you need to know about the last solar eclipse of the decade. we start off in india the world's largest democracy is in the grip of widespread unrest over a new immigration law that critics see as anti muslim it grants amnesty to undocumented migrants from 3 neighboring countries but only if they're not muslim in his prime minister narendra modi says it's a way to offer asylum to perks persecuted religious minorities from neighboring muslim majority countries but india's own citizens are outraged at least 25 people have died in protests across the country. i see. it is. the biggest challenge. since he came to power in 24th for the thousands
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here it is a battle for india's constitution to look at. what we're saying is if you're not still in the sea world is different. also argue. if this is it in the rest of the country or 40 percent of you know this is rick there. for weeks protests have raged against a law that would grant citizenship to refugees from neighboring countries but not muslims some see it as islamophobia all those are worried it will lead to white scale and the grecian. the backlash has provoked a heavy handed response daily dozens were arrested for protesting. high level of thousands of people have been detained we are protesting against that people who have been detained for no reason must be released immediately. and amid
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heightened fears in muslim communities of revenge attacks police were caught breaking c.c.t.v. cameras. and the government. to. a militaristic group of hindu hardliners marching in the capital beating the drum for no rent or movie and his nationalist government. journalists are feeling the heat a vigil at the moment by press club they say they are being targeted by police as they try to cover these tumultuous events. when you act required of communication when you don't allow people to report when you cut off the internet you increase rumormongering you increase fear and you increase riots and this is what something which the establishment should understand india finds itself in a standoff and still far no signs of even a flicker of greek conciliation. now let's take
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a look at some of the other stories making news around the world. israel's prime minister benjamin netanyahu has claimed victory following leadership elections in his ruling likud party netanyahu was able to fend off the challenge by former interior minister gideon sar despite having been indicted on several corruption charges the vote comes ahead of a general election in march. russian police have raided the offices of kremlin critic alexina volley in moscow as anticorruption foundation publishes exposé is on state corruption and is under investigation by authorities his colleague a veteran of seen here in the middle with a volley was recently forced into military service in the arctic. u.k. authorities say they have rescued at least 60 migrants from iran iraq and afghanistan off the coast of the country's southeast coast they reportedly sailed from france the home office says an increasing number of people are risking their lives by
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trying to cross the english channel in small boats. public transport workers have rallied in paris as a rail strike continues to cause major disruption across france the protesters are demanding that the french government drop its plans for controversial pension reform the overhaul would simplify the current system and increase the retirement age to 64. now turkish president. says he intends to said send troops to libya acara says the un backed government in tripoli has requested intervention to help stabilize the country if turkey follows through the move could dip in an international proxy struggle in the north african country which has been ravaged by civil war since 2014. after 8 months desperately fending off rival forces from the east of the country the libyan government is in need of help. we have the right to defend
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tripoli so we will officially ask the turkish government for its military support. the defense of the capital tripoli has so far been successful but with a powerful and tangled web of cooperation on the insurgent side that includes russia and egypt libya's internationally recognized government is trying to form its own regional coalition to defend its hold on power. god willing the alliance and cooperation between us turkey tunisia and algeria will be the support for the stability. ankara has already signed too broad a defense accords with tripoli but now publicly acknowledge is a more definitive request troops on libyan soil. we would go to a place where we are invited to go. along with him but we
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would not go to a place where we are not invited to go to. this. to give in at the moment since there is such an invitation we will respond to it. you just. took his could vote as early as next week to ratify a no that would again as in syria cost turkey as a key player in a very complex theater. people in the central philippines are surveying the damage after a severe typhoon battered the region at least 20 people have been killed and it's feared the death toll could rise significantly many buildings were destroyed and large areas are still without internet or electricity a tropical storm at 1st fanfold was upgraded to a typhoon when it made landfall at christmas devastating celebrations in this predominantly catholic nation. the extent of the damage caused by the typhoon is
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beginning to emerge. 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. severe ring caused major flooding forcing people to wade through the deluge authours user seeking need to deal with the typhoons aftermath. toiletries whatever items that can be useful and helpful to us and that's what we're appealing for i hope we receive help. fund 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 6 years ago. 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
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for those who are returning home the job of cleaning up and rebuilding their lives has become although the philippines is hit by storms several times a year typhoon fan phone has made this christmas one that will be remembered. and as people in the philippines are coming to grips with the damage at least by typhoon fen phone communities across asia have marked the 15th anniversary of the indian ocean tsunami one of the worst natural disasters in recorded history the day after christmas in 2004 a huge underwater earthquake triggered a powerful tidal wave that hit coastlines across a vast area more than 200000 people died in thailand people lit candles on a 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
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kilometers away sri lanka's eastern coast was especially hard hit more than 10000 people died in the southern region. can die a good looks out over the indian ocean nearly every day get up and deter life 15 years ago when she lost almost her entire family to the massive tsunami. only a little bit good not bad all 9 of us lived near the beach 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 others 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 south was worst affected thousands of children were among the victims. on his help many survivors back then
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he was the only psychiatrist in the worst affected area of southern sri lanka he treated adults and children alike. children as you know will have a huge amount often simians and they have to come out of these things and that depends on the adults around them. and 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. now some of
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our viewers in the middle east and asia may have been lucky enough to witness the last solar eclipse of the decade what's known as an annular eclipse provided spectacular views to people from saudi arabia to india 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 eclipse it's my 11th eclipse and that specifically came to saudi arabia to see is a tenuous will eclipse students on that are just me and my family we live in london i would come to sounds right especially to see this event because this race very rare and we're missing 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
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i wanted to come here only to victim is a 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. and i singaporeans were amongst the last to be able to see it. and the next one is going to be when i'm in my sixty's so i might as well take my youth and look at this lovely ring of fire it'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. into full now it's a cycle cyclocross it's a form of bike racing that test riders and durrance and handling skills on
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challenging largely off road to rain a 7th of the cycle across a cycle across world cups 9 events was held in belgium on wednesday the cyclist pedalled and pushed their way around the muddy course or even carrying their bikes when they needed to the women the winner of the women's league division is in the brand of the netherlands. completing a dutch sweep of matthew a vendor poll one the men's only. and a reminder of the top stories we're following for you in india the death toll has reached 25 in clashes between protesters and police hundreds of thousands of people continue to rally across the country against a citizenship law they say is unconstitutional and discriminates against muslims. turkish president range of tires at a long says he plans to send troops to support the embattled u.n. backed libyan government the potential deployment could sit at odds with russia and
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several arab states backing libya's rival government. watching t.v. news from berlin we'll have more news at the top of the hour business with kate ferguson is up next thanks for joining us the to. where i come from we have to fly for a free press i was born and raised in a new town dictatorship with just one to the shadow and a few newspapers one official information as a journalist i have welcomed the friends of many can trust and that for all those are almost the same points in the social inequality a lack of the freedom of the press and corruption we can afford just a science.

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