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we're simply more in the world than what we may be kept or falls. into. place. the but . this is the day of the news coming to you live from above and u.s. president donald trump threatens iraq with sanctions if u.s. troops expelled over the killing of iran stop at a tree come on down in tears on iran's leaders have presided over a funeral service for general concepts eliminate large numbers of iranians have taken to the streets to mourn his death and to monitor banks also coming up
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australia's didley wife eyes reach on a change in the weather bring some relief but a touch is of warning the danger of more bushfires could increase later this week. plus the stars come out for the golden globes as hollywood's best and brightest hits the red top let's see how the winner has from one of 2 cities towns the biggest night. i don't welcome i'm a bit touchy ma good to have your company. u.s. president donald trump is valid to impose severe sanctions on iraq if it expands u.s. troops deployed in the country that's as tensions increase over the targeted killing of iran's top general by a u.s. drone strike in baghdad on friday in tehran iran's leaders of health funeral services for general custom silly money and others killed in the strike.
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weeping over the remains of iran's top military commander. the supreme leader ayatollah ali how money visibly moved as he leads funeral prayers for his former close ally. hundreds of thousands of mourners gathered to pay their respects to general kasem salim money killed in a u.s. drone strike in iraq on friday. while balika. his assassination is considered a declaration of war by many iranians. speaking at her father's funeral the general's own daughter has promised reprisals why there are the higher the already quite that i've asked families of american soldiers in western asia have witnessed america's humiliation and syria iraq lebanon afghanistan yemen and
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palestine they will spend their days waiting for the death of their children and the in the parliament there also being cries of death to america. or move rational subjection of the u.s. president is considered a military of terrorism. the only thing you want to know the disadvantage of painful consequences for you. and the anger is spreading across borders in lebanon the iran backed hezbollah militia has threatened to hit american forces in the region meanwhile the. iraqi parliament has voted to end the u.s. military presence in the country some 5000 u.s. troops of that officially to help defeat so-called islamic state. u.s. president donald trump has already warned baghdad that it could be hit by tough sanctions if it follows through with this threat but it's iran's promise of revenge
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that's focusing minds to iran has already announced it will no longer abide by the 2050 nuclear deal raising the stakes even further. i'm joined now by a middle east analyst who's with a think tank center for applied research in partnership with the orient welcome to you know we saw a lot of anger in iran over the killing of agenda so the money when avon talks about revenge what does that mean. we have to think it in 2 ways there will be a short term. way of revenge which is more or less like a blood revenge or a vendetta which brings american lives in the reach of iran in the middle east which puts those lives in danger and then there will be a mid and long term revenge. actually focusing on ousting the u.s. in the region of the middle east and that is a strategy that some silly money had embodied ok talking about ousting the us from
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the middle east also in mani's assassination in iraq has also led to a spike of tensions between the u.s. and baghdad what are the implications of that. i mean it's not difficult to understand how carrying out such an operation on the sovereign and hit and harming the sovereignty of a country like iraq will lead to these reactions it's a parliamentary decision it's not legally binding yet but it sets lose a sort of sort of dynamics that are putting again american troops in danger in iraq and can ultimately lead to the ousting of the us troops from iraq led by iraq and not by iran and how important is the presence of u.s. troops in iraq well that's a completely different subject matter that needs to be discussed in fact the u.s. has been working together with iraq and to some extent with the iranians to to
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fight terrorist groups to fight the likes of isis to fight al qaeda and other groups and for that matter equipping iraqi. equipping the iraqi army training them that has been the role of the u.s. but at the same time it has also been accused of certain abuse as it has been targets of attacks by different militias that are operating in iraq so there is a real mixed picture of what u.s. presence in iraq really means. by a middle east analyst from region think tank heading out to australia where the government is cash the equivalent of over a 1000000000 euros to help communities ravaged by devastating bushfires but prime minister scott larson warned the files would continue bunning for months to come at least $24.00 people have died and thousands have lost their homes. it's a warning no one ever wants to hear we cannot guarantee your safety at present if
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you are i able to defend yourself mentally. or physically or take yourself or your hides. katie's recommended that he leave. thousands of a stray leonids have been forced to decide stay and defend their homes or leave and lose everything i want. my neighbors. property and i didn't study it back or i did. want. sworn so sorry. let's go. this is what many will return to over a 1000 homes have been destroyed in recent days. animals of the silent victims burned in their paddocks and on the roadside. experts say
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over half a 1000000000 animals have been killed those that have survived a burn down to their skins. now the army reserve has been called up to help the relief efforts this is the largest single call out of the fence force reservists working together with their full time defense forces to provide a support which this country has never seen before the prime minister is fighting political science after being criticized for his handling of the crisis. for more scorching days or for cost the only thing that can stop the blazes is rain and no serious showers are expected for weeks. let me now bring up to date but some other stories making news around the. police in the german city of gessen kishan have shot and killed a man who attacked them with a knife they say the man frust attacked a police guard before protein offices authorities say they're investigating whether
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there was an extremist motive behind the attack. police in india say dozens of people were injured when last attack set upon students and teachers at a well known university in the capital delhi the violence a developer lull here university has sparked outrage with critics calling for action to be taken against the perpetrators. in tripoli the 1st few hundreds have been held following such saturday's deadly air strike on a libyan military academy the strike killed at least 30 soldiers and wounded dozens more libyans internationally recognized government has been the attack on forces loyal to the rebel leader khalifa haftar us. turning now to kenya where 3 americans were killed in an attack on an anti terrorist base in the southern coastal region islamic militants stormed the. field in the country's long
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region on sunday a base used by u.s. and kenyan forces and these pictures the porter show the fiery off to mind authorities say 5 attackers were also killed in the 1st assault by a group on u.s. forces in kenya. turning out to venezuela which is seen fresh political chaos to rival lawmakers are claiming the post of parliamentary speaker following 2 separate votes on sunday and opposition lawmakers have reelected leader one guy though to the post that but that was after he was blocked from entering the national assembly legislature there the ruling socialist under nicolas maduro elected their own candidate. i was on his way list parliament on sunday amid extraordinary scenes will make luis posada is sworn in as new parliamentary president i wonder why those shall we why don't you as
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we all did that he needed to be here no one stopped me from coming in. he didn't have enough votes that's why he decided to stay outside the parliamentary palace. he was. quite oh and his supporters could clearly not get in the man who calls himself into him president even tried to climb the railings members of the national guard stopped them entering the building. because he killed the constitution has to be respected today every member of parliament must have the right to vote but we're going to stay here until we get inside. he and his supporters outside were completely cut off from what was happening inside that they were sure any vote without them would not be valid and you'll know it was no way the necessary number of people were in there and they would have never had a majority but a lot of people who parliamentarians were held back by force that prevented the
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seating even being properly opened. the position of parliamentary president is significant a year ago quite declared himself interim president of the country he cited doubts over the reelection of president nicolas maduro the constitution says where there was a power vacuum the parliamentary president should take over quite those declared mission to end madieu israel and hold new elections but he's failed to get the military's backing leaving the country with 2 supposed presidents and in chaos. madeira recently said that the opposition dominated parliament which backs quite oh had only damage the country will give you thought about someone else you know how much is being abused as a place where conspirators work to damage venezuela financially to create a coup and enable a foreign military invasion from here i mean if out of nowhere now why job is also talking about a coup against parliamentary democracy. you know this is
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a day that the rule of law was wrecked the republic was killed and that it only the question of who is president is just the 1st of many that urgently needs an aunt's . in recent times rain has been scarce in the philippine capital and that's threatening the city's millions of residents with water shortages a new chinese funded dam project in the nation's north could help ease the pain but advocacy groups are also displaced 25000 indigenous people and destroyed many hacked is a forest land. has this report the river has always run through the share a modern mountain range in northern philippines but a controversial dam project could change its course forever. up ahead is the planned construction site for the collie walk down and all along this forest wall here a big tunnel will be built and you have to imagine that all around us will be submerged
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under more than 60 meters of water washing away communities like this one the village of seato cuba is closest to the downside here the indigenous dumaguete people have lived alongside peasant farmers for generations signs opposing the down abound. well. i don't agree with the. especially if it's going to destroy the sources of income. like across coconut trees. build a dam at the expense of all families livelihood. it may well serve others. but what's about to us by a lot of the most probably the dam is meant to secure water supply in manila the capital 40 kilometers away. the other side greater than measured by the what is the
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. growing the about through the. philippine authorities argue displacing thousands is worth securing water for more than $12000000.00 people and worth a controversial loan from china of more than $200000000.00 critics say less damaging and cheaper alternatives like smaller dams were ignored as was due process . it did not mean not quite up but that some were insisting on the law according to the indigenous peoples rights act. the president to tear to should have gotten our friends and informed consent. before he borrowed money or entered any kind of agreement with china. or. the government has vowed to use extraordinary powers to force the project through
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many fear the loss of a way of life in accordance with the rhythms of nature and protective of the environment. and i'm old what about my grandchildren and their children where are they supposed to live what if they relocate us to manila how would we survive when we're not used to life there. here in the share a modern mountains of the stage is set for an ever recurring impasse between the desire for preservation against others insist is progress. the criminal trial against former friend to do so harvey weinstein is set to open a new you'll know weinstein is facing charges of rape and sexual assault based on the accounts of dozens of women including several top hollywood actresses weinstein has denied the charges and says any section count as what consensual some viewers may find parts of this report disturbing. the disgraced former hollywood mogul
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leaving court in december 67 year old harvey weinstein's health appears to have deteriorated sharply in just 2 years after the scandal around him started to unfold . in 2017 weinstein was still a cochairman of the weinstein company alongside his brother bob. together they produced a number of highly successful movies including pulp fiction shakespeare in love and django unchained. in october 2017 several women many of them actresses came forward to accuse weinstein of sexual harassment the allegation the spark for global feminist me to movement which soon spread from the film industry to many other aspects of society weinstein's case continued to bring forward one new account after another he led me to his bathroom pleading that i just watch him masturbate. my heart was racing and i was very scared. i pulled my arm away finally and headed
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to the door he started following me and telling me that he could introduce me to bob weinstein and i could get a 3 picture deal and that he would green light my script but i had to watch him masturbate about 80 women have spoken out about harvey weinstein among them actresses angelina jolie ashley judd and gwyneth paltrow according to paltrow she was 22 years old when weinstein made sexual advances against her. following the accusations the academy of motion picture arts and sciences which awards the oscars expelled weinstein he was fired from his own company in october 2017 mediately after the scandal broke weinstein's wife georgina chapman announced she was leaving him. the criminal trial against weinstein is based on 2 cases of sexual assault and rape dating from 20062013 but prosecutors will call on several other
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accusers to establish a pattern of predatory sexual behavior. let me get some perspective now on weinstein strawn and now from a feminist author and activist christina learns she's also a co-founder off the advocacy group the center for feminist foreign policy welcome just to not tell me 1st what will you be watching for in this trial all perhaps around this trial. i hope that we once again will get the longest possible charts long as possible sentence and i also hope that this trial will unlike many of us focus on his behavior on his predatory behavior and. history and that the victims and those who have come forward will not be traumatized and and i really hope that so throughout history like women have come forward and like laid open the wounds of sexualized violence that they've experienced through men and throughout
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history we have seen that the voice in the statement of one men usually tends to weigh as heavy as those of like hundreds even thousands of women and i hope that this will change i hope that when up to 80 in people women have come forward to accuse this sexual perpetrator that their voice is what we have and that we have finally changed how society. listens to women's voices now when the scandal 1st erupted about weinstein it kicked off the me to move into that it was 2 years ago has anything really changed for women in these 2 yes so not enough but at the same time to me to movement has been recognized as one of the most impactful of social movements that we've ever seen throughout history so all the debates that we've seen they are fundamental in changing social norms and behaviors because that's the key fact. a recent study in has come forward in the u.s. that has shown that when boys show
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a progressive attitudes towards genda they're less likely half as likely to commit them violin. afterwards so we really need to realize that it's not only about having a fine station it's about a system of such in the that we have in our society and it's like a pyramid where the bottom it's it's like. bad attitudes towards women and then it's like the turn to pay gap and then this we're raising to the top we see. rape and we see sexless violence and the kind of the peak of the. it's like in germany for example every every day a man a husband or former partner tries to kill his wife or form a wife and unless we recognize that males violence men's violence and toxic masculinity is the biggest security concern in our society and nothing will change so it's not just the celebrities in fear that you have this kind of stuff but also indeed to do life in our societies christina loans thank you very much for
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your insights on this very important issue thank you. on the 2nd look not the 1st big hollywood event of the golden globe awards they often seen as an indication of what to expect at the oscars which are next month it was a night of upsets with several surprise than is taking home the evening's most coveted prizes. the red carpet lit up with smiling celebrities and flashing cameras as the stars of hollywood gathered for the golden globes awards ceremony it's the 1st major red carpet event of 2020. the big surprise when it was director sam mendez found $917.00 which won best drama beating favorites marriage story and joker. quentin tarantino's film once upon a time in hollywood won best comedy. own and in t.v. comedy quirky hit seriously bad scooped the top prize while the show's triple
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talent writer producer and actress phoebe waller bridge to come the award for best comedy actress for what you believe is what we wanted them to make me and also many people ruined my life. tom hanks won a lifetime achievement award for his decades of roles and many well loved films. many recipients use the stage to call attention to current events and political issues like gender equality climate change and the bushfires in australia. that is facing me straight to gather hopefully we can be unified and actually make some changes it's great to vote but sometimes we have to take that responsibility on ourselves we don't have to take private jets to palm springs for the words sometimes we're back with these. comedian and host ricky gervais has closed the ceremony asking the audience to donate to australians affected by the fire to australia right. detainments correspondent scott rocks that are from the
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w culture joins me now welcome scott now let's talk more about the styles using the speeches to get political how significant was that at the golden globes. well i think it's actually quite significant particularly because the globes opened with host ricky gervais's warning the audience not to use the awards as a political platform he's known for being quite cynical and snarky and he deliberately told potential winners to not use as a political platform because people don't care what they think thankfully they ignore them as we just heard there are a lot of political speeches last night led more or less by the topic of climate change that was the biggest issue driven by the disaster of the bush fires in australia and australian our actor russell crowe who except an award in ad stands he set the tone saying that the bush fires were the result of climate change that people had to take action we just heard walking phoenix 2nd that and there are
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a number of other actors and actresses who won last night who specifically pointed to the issue of climate change but for me the most powerful speech was actually from michelle williams who used her award platform it gave her to speak out about women's rights particularly the right to abortion which macy's might be under threat in the u.s. at the moment so it's interesting because i think it shows that hollywood thinks in this very politically turbulent turbulent time that they have to use the platforms they're given to to speak out on the issues that matter to them and not just use the awards thing like the golden globes as a chance to celebrate themselves ok another issue is that fakes taking over the big screen now always saying the film was pushed back. yeah it was interesting netflix led the nominations going to the golden globes both in t.v. and film is supposed to be their big night but they came away with just 2 wins out of $34.00 nominations there's been a big pushback against netflix from the film industry because netflix refuses to
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give their movies a sort of proper theatrical release and the 2 big films irishman from martin scorsese and marriage story didn't really come away with many inspired short just pick up one globe and but i think it's not just the pushback from the film industry but also sort of shows that movies that go out on netflix don't have the same cache as big screen releases i don't think it has the same impact if you see a film like marriage story on your couch in your pajamas on on your smartphone or on a on a computer the films that 117 once upon a time in hollywood those are really proper big epic movies that got proper big epic theatrical releases and i think that has an impact particularly on voters at the golden globes and maybe next month at the oscars they're trying to do have you scott ross but what was it that had to you. here's a recap of the top story that we're following for you and. his arms lead i had to look combination has been leading prayers at the funeral of general qassam so that
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mani and others killed by a u.s. drone strike on friday his assassination is increased tensions between tehran and washington is on the following revenge. you're watching the daily news coming to you live from berlin next stop is the environmental program eco india for now on behalf of the entire team i'm a thought she was it was a pleasure to have a company about that. the be.
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the be. how do people survive in one of the brightest places. for thousands of years they used to melt water from a glacier. but the climate change. forcing people and not god to find other solutions artificial mini glaciers made in winter now supplied the valley with
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water. next on t.w. . i'm not proud of and they will not succeed in dividing us so that all not succeed in taking the people off the streets because we're tired of this dictatorship. taking the stand global news that matters d. w. made for mines every 2 seconds the person is forced to flee their home. the consequences have been to sas trysts our documentary series displaced depicts dramatic humanitarian crises from around the world to. phuket then we don't have time to think i didn't go to university to kill people. that haniya hang. people
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feel for their lives and their future so they seek refuge abroad but what will become of course to stay behind it's a claim it'll my husband went to peru because of the crisis that i wonder if he hadn't gone there we would have died of hunger and then i want to down. to see what starts january 15th on top. of the. we both stories of change for me was inspiring the people around them to be the change they want to see in the world they've made a difference for the better for the everybody lives of people and to be and bob what do you make when you know we'll dig deeper into how movements come together
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and why big change occurs when the power is in the hands of the people i'm something of a group coming to you from mumbai in india.

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