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i'm going. to subscribe like this. this is v.w. news live from concern over a comeback islamic state returns in northeast syria syrian kurds say they're being overwhelmed by the terrorist group we hear from those living in fear of the g. harvest and those who welcomed their return. also on the program divisions are growing among e.u. members over vaccines travel restrictions and
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a possible immunization possible leaders will meet online today to finally find a coordinated response to the growing of fives. from the public for more than a century rediscovered vincent van gogh painting that is finally about to go on. welcome to the program the kurdish dominated administration in northeast syria is struggling to hold of a comeback by the so-called islamic states serious kurdish forces were instrumental in taking back control of territories now the kurds say the militias fighters are regrouping in the region and they've been left to fend for themselves. when abdel-hamid sets off for dare as all fear travels with him. the 43 year old father
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depends on his job as a bus driver to support his family but he risks his life on every journey. every day they find 2 or 3 dead bodies here people being kidnapped killed and tossed aside. islamic state militants have been spreading fear with increasingly frequent attacks on the main road through northeastern syria they strike villages and towns especially at night they extort money from residents set off bombs and behead people. has already attacked us in the village killing residents driving them away they are causing us so much suffering we need help to stop this disaster. but the leaders of the kurdish autonomous region are hopelessly overwhelmed thousands of fighters are said to have taken up residence in the vast desert the kurds lack aircraft and special equipment
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to track them down. allies such as the u.s. have withdrawn. the kurdish units are the only ones still fighting i-s. that's what we're experiencing here right now and we're suffering because of it. tens of thousands of supporters mostly women and children remain in. 250 kilometers to the north. after the terror groups defeated $29000.00 they were captured by kurdish fighters since then many have become further radicalized. coming back hopefully you hope it will come back yes where where exactly what makes you think you will come back. victory is near. is now pulling the strings behind the scenes of the camp smuggling
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in weapons arming its followers kurdish control of the camp is in danger of slipping away. has practically emerged. the religious police patrol the camp these men have non-permitted relationships with women cooperate with the security forces they are executed. in the villages of the province memories of the reign of terror are fresh in people's minds in women and residents terrorized but even after liberation in 2017 militants struck again and again. soon a man darwish was targeted for cooperating with the kurds in the local council one night he heard gunshots and. my wife was arguing with an armed man in uniform another was 2 meters behind her in between my son was lying dead on the ground they
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killed him with 5 shots as was. in january alone the so-called islamic state carried out more than 100 attacks in northeastern syria 40 commuters died recently in an attack on a bus people in the crisis torn region once again fear for their lives. and for more on this story i'm now joined by a journalist a middle east expert iman was sally has just recently returned from mosul and sins are in iraq that's close to the border with syria a give us a sense of how present the islamic state currently is in northeastern syria i think this is a mistake when we talk about. doesn't exist think anymore and see if it is existing especially in a whole camp this structure and the procedures of slamming states has gained more power there and also in the in the province of gears we noticed in your
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report and also we talked with the locals that they say the thought is already there the kurdish forces is not able or cable more so cool to fight it is there because we have a fuck over of the united states withdrawal some of its troops and international focus has been reduced that there isn't this is a welcome and it starts they try to fill this about is all the kurds really left by the west to fend for themselves or is there any any kind of support left for look for them. to be honest also in the media we know it's. always has been told an islamic state has been defeated no one want to talk i want to talk about that problem no one around to talk to gape their responsibility of the prisoners of. war within the kurdish forces i think the international
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community has left the kurdish forces for them so would their problem along i think this is a big mistake why we won't turn around our faces for this problem this will be coming again again if we are not making some action in this bubble and do you think that the riots will succeed in sort of getting a new foothold in the region and spreading further one we're talking about failed state in syria for example laws struction or. no public service no hopes for the locals and no security for their own locals i think this is a question of the time that is as i as going to gain more no more influence for the locals to tell them look you see what happened when we left the area we had 10 we are able to have the tool to a done the deliver for your
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a security there is some assault with small salaries to pay for some locals i think the most important things to put this locals with that with the whole to give them some public services to open the it is school and of course again and again the security issue is one of the important point i think the coalition forces by successfully are yes and that that if they are successful but they need more attention more backup from the was especially for the united states. journalist thank you very much for this incident that's a look now at some of the other stories making headlines this hour australia's parliament has passed a landmark bill forcing digital platforms like facebook to pay for use of australian news content criticizing the bill facebook last week blocked new swings in the country but then restored them the government says australian news media
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will now be fairly paid for their current. destroyed families in ecuador waiting to find out whether their relatives were among the 79 in may inmates killed in prison riots that the violence erupted in jails in 3 different cities coordinated fights here to broken out as rival gangs battle for control of the detention centers. hungary has become the 1st country in the european union to use a covert 19 vaccine developed in china but many hunger remain skeptical about the scene of farm vaccine and rushes the shot which is also available that the hunger in government has been sharply critical of the slow rollout of the vaccines in the e.u. . and european union leaders are meeting today to look at ways they can improve the pandemic response the u. has been slow off the mark in its vaccination drive and you infection numbers are still stubbornly high in many countries we have
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a market gives you an overview of the infections per 100000 inhabitants over 7 days in yellow are countries with fewer than 50 like finland the dark of the orange the higher the infection rate germany currently has an incidence rate of $61.00 sweden and the czech republic more than $200.00. head of the e.u. meeting we'd take a look at the challenges the block is facing here's our correspondent must sound. vaccine's variance and freedom of movement about a year into the pandemic the block is struggling to keep up with recent developments as you council president michel made clear in his invitation letter to this 2 day leaders conference it remains challenging due to the emergence of new variants and the need to strike the right balance between restrictions and the smooth flow of goods and services in the single market. the block has failed to coordinate its anti coronavirus measures with traffic piling up at some of its
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internal borders like here between germany and the czech republic joins us now to dish guns and chided us with for us it is essential to make sure keeping the safety of her citizens in mind that the variance of the virus do not make it to germany least not. with member states acting on their own brussels has reacted with a slap on the wrist. the commission sent specific letters raising our concerns to 6 member states which are. denmark finland germany hungary and sweden who are currently applying stricter measures in what is provided for in the recommendation in particular bans on entering or leaving the country while targeted restrictive measures on non-essential travel are necessary in the eyes of the e.u. commission blanket bans like those applied here in belgium do not serve this purpose the virus taught us that closing borders does not stop it but
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we see the disruptions with spring on its way another fight among european leaders is waiting to break out greece in an attempt to save its holiday season had suggested an e.u. wide vaccination certificate other member states like denmark and sweden have already begun developing their own passports with a bloc as a whole risking fragmentation on the matter. but the biggest challenge of all is the rather slow rollout of the e.u. wide vaccination program production shortfalls and other stumbling blocks have left the e.u. trailing behind countries like the united kingdom and lead to growing impatience among its leaders coming up of enough because the european commission should exploit economic power of the e.u. to put pressure on mr hughes cooperation. from ramping up vaccine production to close recording nation a lot is on the table of champions league football briefly mentions the city beat
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bonus neither side mentioned 2 nil in the round of 16 but out of silva opened the scoring for city in the 29 minutes and. scored their seconds midway through the 2nd half also real madrid feeds the other landed back and no one will play the man down most of the match but it took real madrid until the final minutes to score the game's only goal a painting by artist vincent from goal to be shown to the public for the 1st time after spending more than a century in a private collection the late 19th century work will go on display for a month before being sold off as you suspect expected to fetch many 1000000 it's titled a street scene in moma it's part of a theory is found produced between 19861988 when living in paris with his brother taylor. the work is one of the artists very few that have not yet landed in
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a museum. of art on good this work by vincent van gogh is a real read discovery in the sense that although he has been listed in the catalogs devoted to the artist it has never appeared on the market since it was acquired by a french family more than a century ago says he approves of sick no the painting depicts a couple's romantic stroll in the streets of mumbai at the time the heli parries a neighborhood was becoming home to another ray of international artists attracted by its bohemian vibe and cheap rent including vanguard himself. it's a very interesting testimony of what looked like at the end of the 19th century when it was still very bucolic we can see the mills of the moulin that i get a place of leisure very appreciated by parisians at the time you know the painting
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will go on display in amsterdam hong kong and paris before being sold off to a new home auction house saw the bees estimates its value between 5 and 8000000 heroes. that's it for me and that is gene coming up next is mike jones. a stories of. instruments for tourism. and. people for. their hands.

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