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news of life from jordan's former crown prince says he's under house arrest prince homs accuses jordanian leaders of corruption and incompetence the military has warned him to stop damaging the country stability also coming up. steps up security on easter sunday 2 years after the worst terror attack in the country's history will ask a security analyst why no one has been brought to justice. the showdown between the . why there are still number one.
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and a warm welcome to our viewers around the world i'm michael oku we stored in jordan where former crown prince homs have been hussein is claiming to be under house arrest in a videotaped message to the king's half brother sharply criticize the government but denied being part of any plot to overthrow it the army says homs ease not under arrest but warmed him not to damage jordan security. on his wedding day in 2004. an embrace from his half brother king abdullah. 6 months later the king would strip pams of his title of crime prince and give it to his own son instead. but hamza
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remains popular in jordan close to tribal leaders and seen as in touch with ordinary people he now says that's why he's been targeted. in a video sent to the b.b.c. hamza says he is under house arrest after being warned that he got too close to critics of the king he says he is not part of any conspiracy but he does openly condemn jordan's leaders this country has become corrupt from islam and in this way. state t.v. earlier and once that hamza had been asked to stop activities targeting quote security and stability it said security agencies arrested multiple former top officials as reports world of approach to unseat the king the army denies that the former crime prince himself is under arrest but alarm bells are ringing for jordan's allies which see it as a key bastion of stability in a volatile region. recent protests against
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coronavirus restrictions found concerns that stability could be wavering after years of austerity. but king abdullah has the backing of regional leaders and powerful friends the u.s. and saudi arabia are among those who have expressed support jordan security forces say investigations into prince hamza are ongoing. taking a look at some other world news now thousands of people rallied across the moon and wales to oppose a plan to give police extra powers to limit protests there were between one reason demonstrators and one the proposed legislation would allow officers to shut down or ban protests. german president frank valter steinmeyer has made a national unity change the country is experiencing a crisis of trust his comments came as thousands of coronavirus skeptics held a rally in stuttgart. the doors are finally open again on new york city's broadway
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the famous st james hosted the 1st performance in stages were shut down in march 2020 due to the pandemic the invite only event was the 1st of 10 that will play in theaters over the next and we. folk francis has led a scaled down easter vigil in rome he said he hopes the dark times of the pandemic will and people can rediscover quote the grace of everyday life the service began 2 hours earlier than usual so participants could get home before a 10 pm curfew security has been stepped up across sri lanka on the anniversary of the largest single terror attack in the country's history on easter sunday in 2900 suicide bombers targeted churches and hotels killing more than 260 people the islamic state group claimed responsibility but despite an investigation no one has ever stood trial for the attacks chilling surveillance footage
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shows a suicide bomber with a backpack striding into a packed easter sunday 2019 moments before the deadly. the explosion here incense of us since church north of the capital colombo killed 150 people was i heard about that he was stories and i jumped into the can i saw that my daughter. who works on the floor. carry me is the most heinous attacks also targeted to other churches and 3 luxury hotels most of the dead were sri lankan catholics although a number of foreigners were also killed the commission set up to investigate the attacks recommended prosecuting sri lanka's then president makes the policy ricin or it said political infighting surrounding the president had led to
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a lapse in security and a failure to act on warnings from foreign intelligence services. but families of the victims say they're not interested in a political blame game last month catholics across sri lanka came to church dressed in black to express their sadness that 2 years on those who organized the attacks have yet to be identified. the archbishop of colombo has said if the authorities fail to come up with answers by april 21st the 2nd anniversary of the bombings he will call for a nationwide campaign. for more we're joined now from colombo by security analysts assange a going to secure a welcome sir 2 years ago more than 260 people were killed you were actually on the ground to witness that how has that tragic event changed the country.
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so i still remember. my. 2 kids at the show remarked. when the bombs went. and so i was a few minutes behind going into the bank to say i still remember the pain and the suffering and the tense. the body that was k. i mean. it was sloppiness. yes the memories are still tell society me and my. so i shared the pain and yes. we look for some sort of. the authorities. that in 2 commissions. sit upon the basic and as well as the presidential commission on us again 2 years running and no one's been
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arrested why do you think that is. well i'm a bit continental on this. this killing mentioned. report the presidential commission of inquiry boy the latest report is incomplete when you study the basic pass i mean there are names being. mentioned such as. defense to compete on negligence. there was also a. report on basically their report highlights several recommendations so why isn't it getting implemented. and used to question that the general public has. me it's quite sad. and is not the.
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charges or any anybody being responsible so these things have to be. quite. i mean when you look at the overall. country. as well as the minority concerns which is. a sponsor so these are serious concerns that the country is facing the muslim community christiane. because i mean almost all i mean certain certainly only has that incident. surreal only about half a minute but i want to ask you right i'm curious as to what changes have happened in that country i imagine that it's it's only heightened the fact that the tension between religious groups the fact that nobody's been arrested yet and i wonder whether it's a security analyst whether you worry this could very well in bold and bad actors to strike again. i mean that 2 days ago there was
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a restaurant experience in the east and probably 2 or. so the nominees actually going on with the extremists you know preventing well an extremism but militarization very strong in the country as reported by human rights commission so there are serious concerns in the balance between. them into a nexus so these are concerns but while the christian community wants some sort of justice. i mean for their victims as well as wait so i mean i'll want to. beat this is there was one witness according to what was said. but it doesn't say clearly. it mentions an import. when it doesn't clearly mention where. this is. ok security analysts.
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say cara in sri lanka thank you so much for your time thank you. turning a sports now in the business of gears big match on saturday title contenders leipzig welcomed a buy in munich side without its top score robert leaven down a win would have put leipsic within a single point of bahrain but the champion showed why they are gunning for a 9th league title in a row. judgment day for the young briton does coach. and his players knew that to win against a buy in sight depleted by injury and suspension would be a shot in the arm in the bin does league title race a loss could see their championship hopes slip away. but by and strength in depth has helped them see off all comers 2013 and did his best robot leave an impression nation to put by on one up after 30 minutes from thomas millar an emphatic finish. fought hard to get back in the game but danny almost failed to hit the target from
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law and say it's more than a business it's life in the village people customers behind music nor your ascension we need you basically that's because there is no truth of things left food and the. trip point touched hearts last year with the masked bunnies she created and donated to care workers this easter she's taking a tasteful jab at debates over vaccines which also play a role in which bunnies customers buy them this in-or the one that oh no i don't want the must come fed or i don't want the vaccines or i want the vaccines and i'm . a caretaker and just listen and i think it's. they can talk about it later now do p.c. helps with home deliveries for those unable or 3 to go out it's very important for
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people because. to. receive it on brussels famed square even the large producers have had to find new ways to cater to customers at least this year they're open last easter brussels was under a severe lockdown and while talk that was considered an essential food item chocolate shopping would not have been considered an essential activity for which people were allowed to leave their homes so stores decided to close despite the pandemic overall said. fell by just 4 percent in 2020 the belgian chocolates. in the resilience and won't in the long term suffer so much i think it's also typical for a moment so for crisis that during a crisis and after a crisis people like those little moments so for happiness and they built by chocolate. hopes by next easter pandemic themes will be
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passed say my parents don't come but i think she's already planning creation centered on families finally being allowed to celebrate together. you're watching news reporter is next. more than a 1000 years ago europe witnesses a huge construction good. christianity certainly established itself. both religious and secular leaders want to display their power . to trace its. create the tallest biggest and most beautiful structures.

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