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this is g.w. news live from berlin serbia's fury shows no sign of cooling clashes erupt on the 4th night of anti-government demonstrations in belgrade with protesters trying to enter parliament also coming up. lifesaving and just syria hits 8 you add roadblocks russia and china veto security council efforts to continue sending food and supplies to civilians in rebel held territory in syria aid workers warn this will spell just soft stuff for millions. and is the iconic highest afia is
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turned into a mosque the president's everyone says full faith also to welcome international critics describe the move as a provocation. to the philippines biggest t.v. network loses its broadcast license mike is supposed to games for new in a b s c b s 25 year franchise following a following his frequent clashes with presidents for they go to texas. welcome to the program clashes have broken out in the serbian capital belgrade on a 4th successive nights of protest demonstrate just attempted to storm the parliament and police force them back this week has seen the worst violence in the southern european country in 2. decades of protests started as
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a response to corona virus misfortunes and has been mounting of the what the coach has to school state for question the government has banned gatherings of more than 10 people. and we continue in the capital had been called off by the government here i asked journalist. in belgrade why if that did not peace to protest it's because there's say that this is not anymore about the curfew or anything similar they want to pass it and then it's governance. resigned in the future because they say serbia being under control. the graphic control office. that would just for last 8 years and they say that there is no freedom of media and they cannot choose what kind of life they want because the precedent that's controlling everything in this country so they say that they will not stop
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the process even though not it's on the function the decision of the government or not the gathering more than 10 people but they still went in the streets of belgrade and so as you say these protests have involved a fold into antigovernment protests how much of a stretch to president vicente and his party is this we don't know yet because so president bush just lost the elections in june 21st he did win the elections with more than 60 percent but it. was 1st done in the streets even though the press brought this has been taking place in belgrade the last 2 years but before they were i got a nice but by the opposition leaders and now this group don't have a leader and they say let the many different groups but what joins them if i do against precedent which. journalist it was
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a theory in belgrade there speaking to me ellis libya now some of the process does have also been angered by talks hosted by germany and france meant to normalize relations between serbia and neighboring kosovo some nationalist groups have accused president of treason for negotiating with kosovo albanians on friday which it said the talks were already paying off and acknowledging that serbia faces resistance to its claim of claim to sovereignty over kosovo kosovo declared independence from serbia in 2008. russia and china have again vetoed an attempt by the un security council to continue humanitarian aid deliveries to rebel held territory in syria friday is the last day that aid agencies are allowed to bring food and vital supplies over the turkish border to rebel held areas of it live and aleppo provinces 13 countries voted in favor of
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extending the age of permanent members russia and china opposed the resolution. humanitarian aid groups say cutting off the aid could spell disaster for millions of civilians. deliveries a lifesaver for the footie families who found shelter hand on the turkish border. they fled homes destroyed by asterix very few of them have enough money for food they'd be lost without help from outside. yet obama it's one thing to be bombarded by fighter jets or to be locked in without food is much worse it's a slow bloodless death. almost 3000000 people in northwest syria depend on food aid like this. trucks bring it over the border between turkey and didn't the last rebel stronghold in syria. without approval from the syrian regime
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but protected by a u.n. resolution. for families here the situation is virtually impossible that. they have nothing besides these 8 deliveries that if they start it will be a catastrophe kataklysm i'm sure of that with us a little bit early since in the. famine looms a food you never is a cut off and as the coronavirus pandemic spreads in the region medical supplies an aid and needed here in northwestern syria more than ever 6. but i'll take a look at some other stories making news around the world. u.s. president donald trump has commuted the sentence of former aide roger stone stone was convicted of lying to congress and witness tampering injuring the mulla investigation into alleged russia interference in the 2016 u.s. presidential race. u.s.
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prosecutors have filed new indictments against good lane maxwell the former girlfriend and longtime associate of late financier jeffrey epstein the indictment in new york accused her of 6 criminal counts maxwell has been charged with recruiting and grooming underage girls so epstein could sexually abuse them she is seeking bail citing the risk of contracting 19. singapore prime minister lee hsien long says his long governing people's action party is on course to retain power after friday's election but its support dropped to just over 60 percent there were celebrations among the opposition workers' party which saw its number of seats in parliament. now the turkish president has announced that is stumbles highest afia one of the architectural wonders of the world will be converted back into the mosque
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a court ruling on friday revoked the monument status as a museum clearing the way for the unesco world heritage sites to be reopened for muslim worship it's a decision that has drawn international condemnation. a meeting point of many faiths for almost a century now in less than a fortnight the iconic higher sophia will once more 1st only islamic prayers. over the issue of deciding the purpose of hyacinth is about the suffering rites of turkey opening higher saffir to prayers with a new regulation is just about turkey exercising its sovereign rights. or your only cause the longer you were at it the announcement was met with celebrations outside the historic building especially among nationalist groups. we are very happy god bless those who opened it and it should have been opened before we
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were waiting for this. you have i'm shaking with excitement this is an incredible event i don't know what to say i just want to cry. these lot of them it's a dream we've had since we were kids there was an injustice our constitutional council has addressed that in justice i am deeply grateful to them higher saffir has found its true purpose again right now we have very excited proud and hopeful that the services here will be beautiful that your followers ya know. but for all the docs christians the decision has been met with the spray it's a move that is seen as dismissing thousands of years of history. built in the 6th century as a byzantine church the highest feel was the world's largest christian cathedral for centuries almost a millennium later it was converted into an islamic mosque during the ottoman empire in the 1930 s. it was turned into a museum a symbol of the new secular turkish state since then it has been held by no single
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religion a place where pipes and presidents have come to pay their respects and marvel at the architecture of. the. president has insisted that the sash will remain accessible to all ginger i mean like all other mosques the doors of higher sophia will be open to all locals foreigners muslims non muslims being the common heritage of humankind hyas affair will continue to embrace everyone in a most and see unique way with its new status. i mean me took to. the only district but the international community including greece russia and u.s. government have condemned the change saying the site should remain a museum as a symbol of christian and muslim solidarity. the 1st press service inside the building is planned for the end of the month but the local muslim community has already begun to gather for worship. so what happens now his
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correspondent dorian jones in istanbul speaking a little earlier. well that is the big question particularly is the concern about what will happen to the magnificent mosaic sit to pick christ the virgin mary the by the anti and kings consider some of the world's greatest because under islamic doctrine you cannot perform prayers in front of figurative representation now what will happen to them in the past when it was a mosque it was they were all covered over by plaster now it's unclear whether uncle would take such a step and in fact we have been hearing from state news sources that they can use some sort of mapping lighting technology but it hasn't been officially confirmed but this undoubtedly is a big concern going forward given the importance of these these images not only to christians but also to lovers of the eye of software so there will be a lot of attention on this and in fact when president obama speaking tonight he said that the conversion will be done very carefully and he warned against people
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seeking to make controversy out of it so he's aware of the challenges ahead of him or will be looking to july 24th when it finally opens on moss. door and jones there reporting from istanbul press freedom has taken a heavy blow and the philippines more makers they're denied the renewal of the broadcast license of the country's largest t.v. network the decision will permanently shut down a major part of a b s c b n's outputs the station had repeated run ins with president rodney go to ted over its critical coverage of his government's. thank you no for. tears in anger from the people higher power the largest t.v. network in the philippines by 11000 strong workforce is now bob from filipino airwaves. she did it. as he passed. a b.s.
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save again had already ceased broadcasting since my 5 after their franchise lost since expired and we're awaiting a decision from the house of representatives to renew it but off the 13 hearings in the palm and the application was rejected by lawmakers who are overwhelmingly allied with president rhodri go to target. it means a network normally viewed by millions is now permanently off the air. the organizations president says he's deeply hurt by the decision paul rights groups say is the latest assault on press freedom in a country growing more authoritarian. purity of president reagan. is accused. of strikes against actually trying to get it sure is usually good standing criticizing the. president deter terry has attacked abs a.b.n. in the past claiming the network is biased against him but legislators say the
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decision had nothing to do with the president's attacks claiming a.b.s. a.b.n. was involved in unfair tax avoidance schemes the network has denied these allegations. now as 11000 media workers are plunged into job insecurity the president of i.b.s.a. b.n. hopes the company can find other ways to broadcast news to the public. italy has successfully tested a system of giant areas designed to protect the city of venice from flooding engineers pumped compressed into individual units causing them to rise and block off in lifts into venice lagoon the barriers are designed to protect the city from tidal surges the system cost more than $6000000000.00 euros and was supposed to be in operation by 2011 it's not expected to be fully operational until next year. you're watching news live from poland remember you can always stay up to date on our web site www dot com and you can follow us on twitter and instagram at each of
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