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between bridgend for grows. life in an equal societies. the divide starting november fifteenth on d w. this is your news live from berlin lebanon's prime minister resigns and fires a broadside at iran saad hariri has moved took the middle east by surprise he talked about the evil that iran spreads in the region we'll go live to beirut also
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coming up u.s. president donald trump and his wife paid homage to the servicemen who died in the japanese attack on pearl harbor in bold war two trump is about to start an extensive tour of asia with north korea topping his agenda. and a look ahead to tonight's heavyweight bundesliga clash as reigning champions by in munich travel to a parisienne dortmund side in crisis. welcome to the program i'm met her me it is good to have you with us now the prime minister of lebanon has resigned unexpectedly taking a shot at iran as he went saad hariri attacked teheran and its lebanese allies hezbollah for spreading chaos strife and destruction throughout the middle east in
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a televised address from saudi arabia or eerie said the evil that iran spreads in the region will backfire on it. her surprise move plunges lebanon into uncertainty amid heightened regional tension. all right for more i am joined by ben to shelter in beirut she is the middle east director with the foundation fink tank there i've been to hariri claimed that his life was in danger and made a rather unusual move or resigning from saudi arabia is this a legitimate threat. we never know about the facts here but we also also have to keep in mind that his father was assassinated in two thousand pipe here and the plot until today has not completely been worked through legally and yet there were there are threats to politicians here occasionally and i think this is where this comes from and this allegation of course is pretty strong we haven't seen an
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indication before that his life might be up to that and if you mention that he has been in his men from saudi arabia that actually is domestically a bit difficult because many lebanese this seems to show that it's actually saw the influence in lebanon that it's being expressed here and that this is not only a domestic matter yeah absolutely i live it on is a divided country it's roughly split between christians and muslims the muslims themselves are split between sunni and shia and you know the two big power brokers in this region are saudi arabia and iran who is representing in this conflict and where is the country go from here. well harry belongs to this only group of eleven and thereby they have been supported by saudi arabia and you have said that a lot of the other side. being supported by iran and this has driven between
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the political factions here particularly in light of the syria conflict is siding with the us that regime that they have this mother opposed to it and so on their respective international factors and this it definitely is it is the most strain on the small country as lebanon it's and it is constantly an issue to negotiate a compromise between the two that. are had been to shell or in beirut thank you very much for joining us thank you. now and some other news u.s. president donald trump is set to embark on his landmark tour of asia it's a five nation trip it will be the longest by a u.s. president in more than twenty five years now trump is currently in hawaii but it's on saturday he's going to fly to japan where he'll hold talks with prime minister shinzo abbay from japan he then heads to south korea where he will talk about north korea's nuclear program and those talks will take center stage after that his next
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stop will be china he's going to hold talks with president xi jinping there and then on to vietnam there he will attend the asia pacific economic cooperation or apec conference from there trump then heads to the philippines for another summit this time of the association of southeast asian nations ok this trip promises to be a diplomatic balancing act for a president seeking to make america great again while also looking to reassure asian allies that they have continued u.s. support. rich in symbolism the sights of the japanese attack on u.s. soil more than seventy years ago is the starting line for donald trump obstacle course across asia. as he paid his respects at powell haba the suspect sort of conflict with north korea may not have been far from his thoughts.
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in tokyo japan's prime minister courting a death for trump daughter ivanka enjoying japanese hospitality ahead of our father's arrival the white house has been laying out its strategy on north korea in assessing the degree to which we're successful in galvanizing other nations to ensure that that the leadership there concludes that it has to denuclearize we need some time for that to work and what we can't afford to do is enter into these long drawn out to go she ations that allow north korea to use those negotiations as a cover for continuing their nuclear and missile programs some locals though are opera hence of. the joke about but i do wonder if things will be ok. like what will happen to the world. i wonder about trump's response to north korea and things like that point there are things that scare me. he's becoming friendly
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with prime minister. i don't know if that's right or not. and so mike in the united states trump divides opinion. but. it's one thing if we were to imagine a war i believe south korea would have an advantage however since the consequences of war would be detrimental to all of us i hope president trumper solves the korean potential issues through peace talks. from the presidential palace menu c.n.n. has called for dialogue with their northern neighbors trump however professed tough on top. he'll take that message to beijing hoping china delivers a little tensions over china's ambitions in the size china sea and trade will also dominant discussions with president xi. all right let's move on now to some other stories making news around the world deposed catalan president bush demands has
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said he will defy an international arrest warrant issued by a spanish judge whose them all fled to belgium following catalonia as declaration of independence his supporters turned out in force in barcelona to protest against that warrant and against the jailing of eight members of the cattle long government . and american journalist has been arrested in zimbabwe after allegedly insulting the president robert mugabe donovan is said to have called him a selfish and sick man on twitter she is charged with attempting to overthrow the government which carries a prison sentence of up to twenty years. and u.s. production company netflix says it has severed ties with the actor kevin spacey it also says it will not be involved in the production of the hit series house of cards if spacey remains involved this comes as the star faces multiple allegations of sexual misconduct. how to increase business opportunities
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in an uncertain world that is the focus of the asia pacific regional conference being held in perth australia the gathering brings together political and business leaders from australia germany the asia pacific nations to help boost the trade now germany is being represented by former president or president rather frank. here's what he had to say. there's been a mess europe has not been as prominent in this region as it once was so me is an decades ago and yet seen here so i think our attendance has as a wake up call europeans to increase our presence. and so i especially at a time when the world is changing also in this southeastern region. and china with its strong economy and the high expectations on his politicians is
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naturally assuming an increase in the dominant role will people are asking where is america. and where is europe. and there are many good reasons why europe should take on a more prominent role in the region with india. climate experts and activists are gathering in the german city of bomb for the u.n. climate change conference that will turn to the way ahead for the paris accord cup twenty three as it's known doesn't start until monday but already activists are making their views clear twenty three thousand delegates scientists and activists are expected president donald trump announced earlier this year that he was pulling the united states out of the paris court unless it can get a better deal but hopes are high that progress can be made without the u.s. . well it's a demonstration in bomb is sanya dean the leader of environment team so what's
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happening where you are what are the demands of these protesters well as you can see behind me is the protests and we're live from bond with the more than ten thousand people who are demanding an immediate and socially responsible phase out of coal so coal is the dirtiest fossil fuel and just fifty kilometers from where we are here in bonn is the guards feiler coal mine and open pit brown coal mine which is the largest emitter of c o two in all of europe so the demonstration just two days ahead of the start of the climate conference is demanding an immediate phase out from coal. i mean germany has a long history with coal but in recent years it's been considered a forerunner in climate protection what are we hearing about them being at risk of missing some of these emission reduction goals however is this going to damage germany's reputation as a as a climate leader. germany's reputation as
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a climate leader is certainly at risk. germany's climate goals promise basically the german government promised by twenty forty three by twenty twenty to have a forty percent reduction in its. in its c o two emissions and it looks like it's not going to make it so it's very much in danger of losing its reputation and that is another reason why these protests are and are demanding a quick phase out of coal in order for germany to attain its its promise and its emission reductions right sonia dean thanks for joining us from the protests at the climate conference involved. move on to sports now and in the bundesliga dortmund host byron munich in the biggest clash of the weekend for the home side are in second place and they trailed by and by just three points but they've been a very poor form recently managing to take just one point from their last three
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games on the other hand by and they have a perfect record since you pompous took over as coach last month. by and have their swagger back that's been the case since the return of coach your pint is just in time for the german classico away to dortmund the defending champions are now top of the table which gives them added confidence but i wouldn't look like me i don't think the pressure is on us this week i'd be very unhappy that we're now it's three points ahead after two or three weeks of being five points behind. on the. hike is has clearly lifted the mood in munich and the club has strengthened its defense along the way but the coach doesn't want his club to go into the match over confident against a struggling dortmund side. we shouldn't just naively believe getting weaker and we can take them with one hand tied behind our back on the contrary this
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will be a very intense game. intense and you've confused this should be him. but intensity requires a strong dortmund lately they've has a slump no wins in their last three matches and the implementation of peter boss game plan continues to cause problems come up in the early in the season we were on a roll and nobody talked about it it's normal that when you're not winning and able to talk about it and that's the big of it it's what football fans around the world talk about after saturday's game remains to be seen with a win dortmund could be back in first and see some positive headlines. over in china meanwhile the football season has ended and ever grant have been crowned the champions it's a record seventh title win for the chinese super league that they lost their final state fix your one to two with former cologne striker anthony a desk monkey stores proponents chimed in with john. but the record champions were
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the team left celebrating at the end after they lifted the trophy after the game their coach familiar face that was school laurie he also had spells in charge of brazil and chelsea among other places he is now stepping. back. and over in formula one has announced he will retire at the end of the season the brazilian driver has raced for ferrari mercedes and his current team williams he's won a total of eleven grand prix and finished second in the driver's ranking back in two thousand and eight. you're watching t.v. news from berlin bob well coming up top of the hour and if not more news right now but our website i buy. when cities are in gulf by the sea. all victims. and costly protective measures would be. nothing.

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