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w. your questions about germany but again i had a medicare scare they were not a plan for him to. write to us on facebook we'll answer your questions. this is did every news live from berlin the german chancellor angela merkel tells t w she is ready to join talks to result in north korea crisis and she says donald trump is doing it all world. sanctions and enforcing the sanctions are the right answer but anything else with regard to north korea i think is wrong. and that is
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why we clearly disagree with the u.s. president in an exclusive interview chancellor merkel tells d.w. that diplomacy is the only way forward with pyongyang. also coming up hope and here within the next week i was efforts continue to find survivors in the rubble of tuesday's powerful earthquake. and hurricane maria paralyzes puerto rico leaving much of the u.s. territory without power or communication it is the worst of storms to hit the island in eighty years. i'm sorry so much got the good to have you with us germany's chancellor has a spoken out on the north korea crisis just days ahead of germany's general election i'm going markel said she disagrees with u.s. president donald trump's military ultimatum to north korea in an exclusive interview with g w merkel offered germany's assistance in negotiating
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a diplomatic solution on tuesday trump told the u.n. that america would destroy north korea if it continued to threaten the united states or its allies. lomas is the only way to solve the north korea conflict according to the german chancellor in an exclusive interview with t w hunger merkel spoke out in favor of multilateral negotiations involving international partners such as china russia and the united states even if this conflict is far away from germany it's one that also affects us that's fine i'm prepared as is the foreign minister to assume responsibility here. we took part in negotiating the iran agreement which i think is good and better than having no agreement at all. it took many years but in the end it did limit iran's possibilities for nuclear armament.
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addressing the u.s. president's threats to destroy north korea angela merkel had a special message for donald trump. we consider any type of military solution to be absolutely inappropriate and we're counting on diplomatic efforts this must be vigorously implemented in my opinion sanctions and enforcing these sanctions are the right answer but anything else with regard to north korea i think is wrong and that's why we clearly disagree with the u.s. president. with holes in her favor uncle americal can feel confident that she'll be reelected as chancellor of the a if he is likely to win seats in parliament for the first time machall ruled out ever cooperating with the far right party and she promised to take the concerns of those who feel disadvantaged seriously. my you know my answer is clear to solve people's problems the worries they have having
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their own jobs as well as decent schools and doctors to really take care of these issues but on the other hand to signal a clear start to hatred and violence. the interview with chancellor merkel was the last in a series of seven that included all top candidates of germany's major parties and recent surveys are correct on sunday young americans conservative c.d.u. c.s.u. will become the strongest political power and she could become one of the longest serving chancellors in german history. you saw in a poll there she's did of use editor in chief and she led that interview with the german chancellor angela merkel she is with us in studio now to talk more about the interview high in this story we have just a few days to go to the election and the polls are pretty clear chancellor merkel does look set to have another term as chancellor how confident is she seeing well she's confident she's like a saw the draw but you know she has high respect for the office so she would never
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take it as granted that she will be the next i mean i think she assumes that in all the polls speak for that but you never know you know the last days are always kind of tricky but she's very confident and you know well let's talk about some of the topics that she touched on she was stressing the need for diplomacy in a number of foreign policy issues in our interview she said first that she was willing to take a role in negotiations with north korea that was one question in the same press you called for the deal with iran to stand that that was very important let's just listen exactly to what she said. even though this conflict is far away from germany it's also affects us all and that is why i am prepared as is the foreign minister to assume responsibility. we took part in negotiating the around agreement which i think is good and better than having no agreement to toll. it took many years but in the end it did limits arounds possibilities for nuclear armament. and i think we
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must take the same path or a similar one with russia with china together with the us also in the case of north korea. in as listening to that message and seeing on the other hand the fiery rhetoric that's coming out of washington right now do you think this means that germany is going to take a leading role on the global stage well she really stressed two very very dangerous conflicts in the world and she i mean talking about north korea and iran this of really like tough tough conflicts to handle. i mean what we see i think is a more confident chancellor of germany germany the place of you trolls in the european union and we see europe in union which kind of gather strength. regarding the united states this has a lot to do with donald trump and his flip flopping no one really knows where or what he stands for. and i think that brings the european leaders together it wasn't only on the american who criticize donald trump really harshly it was also. the
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president of france. yesterday and the days before so i think europe is really getting stronger against donald trump looks like uncle merkel will be at the helm of that charge from europe all right our editor in chief has paul with us here in studio in us thank you very much. well on that iran question americal was backed up by her foreign minister said my gabriele he said the current agreement was needed to keep iran on track with the international community and he suggested the iran deal might offer a model for resolving the crisis with north korea since. it's almost tragic when the only functioning agreement to prevent the proliferation of nuclear weapons is in jeopardy at a time when we're seeing other countries like north korea acquiring nuclear weapons and we've got it leave us under the end of north korea. we now need these kinds of
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negotiations more than ever before and was annoyed. by germany's foreign minister there is that my gabriele saying we need those kinds of deals more than ever let's get more on that with the alley jeremiah senior policy fellow at the european council on foreign relations in london and we thank you very much for joining us there seems to be real concern here in europe that the iran nuclear deal will on rival a first of all remind us what are the main pillars of this deal what does it mean. well this deal was signed just over two years ago and essentially it puts a very stringent inspection and monitoring mechanism on iran's nuclear program to ensure that the international community is aware of the not some bolts of iran's nuclear program in addition its puts in place a lot of stringent nuclear commitments that iran isn't here to to ensure that the timeline as that it takes for iran to essentially create
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a potential nuclear weapon is hugely twelve twelve months and gives time for these national community to react and i preach many third team coverage where there was no inspection there was no restrictions on your nuclear program i didn't return iran gets a sanctions easing package which allows it to reintegrate into the global economic powerful particularly into the you are coming and so those are the building blocks of the deal but u.s. president trump keeps saying this is a terrible deal and his secretary of state a rex tillerson has backed him up let's listen to what tillerson had to say we clearly have significant issues with the agreement the president's been quite clear and articulate as to his concerns about the agreement itself authorities of the agreement the enforcement of the agreement ellie listening to
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those words how at risk is this deal. well like it is at risk the europeans have acknowledges that race starts why in the last eight months of this administration there has really been a stepped up and ordinated at. the e.u. from brussels together with germany france and the u.k. to really advocate in washington to members of congress and the u.s. president personally that this deal mistake and if the u.s. president walks away from it he will be so alone and this is what the american will not crawl and the british prime minister yesterday in new york all echoing this message so does that mean we could see cooperation between europe and the ron on this well certainly the ideal is to keep all parties to this nuclear deal on board including the united states every member plays a critical role in implementing this deal but if the united states does walk away
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there there is other avenues to salvaging this deal and this is where european involvement leadership is going to be absolutely critical and there needs to be contingency planning happening at the moment if there already is in tapping regarding how europe can offer a package to iran together with china and russia that keeps them on board with this nuclear deal going forward. to a palace a fellow at the european council on foreign relations on the way forward for the iran deal thank you very much. and remember it is only three days to go till a germany decides we want you to join the discussion on the election followed the coverage online i did have a dot com get your updates on our facebook page or you can also follow us on twitter and use the germany decides cashback our social media team is waiting to
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hear from. you some other news now in mexico more than two hundred people have been confirmed dead after tuesday's earthquake rescue workers are frantically searching for survivors trapped in the rubble of collapsed buildings one of the most desperate rescue efforts is underway at a primary school in mexico city. a sign of life under the rubble rescue work is sickening for quiet as they search for survivors they've spotted a little hand it's a good they ask her to move it she can now begin to painstakingly slow process of freeing her. rescuers say they go has told them a name is frieda. apart from just her name she told us there were two other children and that there were more bodies but we don't know if the others are alive . it's a race against time to find people trapped under the rubble and to clear the way to where they lie. there are still people in there. there are still
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people groaning we have to clear the rubble from three more floors and you still hear people inside. the capital city has seen a number of traumatic rescues this man was rescued after spending more than twenty four hours under the debris of his partly collapsed apartment building others however were not so lucky and with every hour that goes by hopes of finding survivors diminishes. in a cruel twist of irony the seven point one magnitude quake struck just after many in the city peteri doubt and earthquake drill like every year search area was jailed on the anniversary of a nine hundred eighty five earthquake that killed more than ten thousand people this latest adversity has united a city in both grief and determination people from all walks of life have formed human chains to help. because you want to help but you can't do anything.
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you want to do everything quickly it's like the human survival instinct but you can't do anything. but the sheer number of people involved it's also complicating efforts. rescuers regularly co-wrote for silence any sound amidst is a possible life lost. as the search for survivors continues many in the city have taken refuge on the streets the second quake to hit the country in just two weeks has left them with nowhere else to go. coast president. mike sicko is facing a new national emergency he's declared three taste of national mourning to the victims. now to some other stories making headlines around the world hundreds of
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people demonstrated in the streets of barcelona overnight after spanish police arrested cattle on officials on wednesday police detained a number of protesters clashes tensions in spain are running high over the national government's efforts to prevent catalonia from holding and an authorized independence vote on the first of october. demonstrators clashed in kenya's capital nairobi as the country's supreme court explained its decision to nullify last month's presidential election police used tear gas to break up scuffles between supporters and opponents of the decision the court criticized kenya's election board for failing to verify results or allowing judges to audit them. and the president of iraq's kurdish region has vowed to press ahead with a referendum on independence that as leaders of the autonomous region come under growing international pressure to scrap the vote scheduled for september twenty first turkey iraq and the us all oppose kurdish desires to form an independent country. now hurricane maria is back out over open sea and regaining strength the
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day after a devastating puerto rico the u.s. national hurricane center now rate that category three hurricane and has issued a warning for the turks and caicos islands and also for the eastern behind us here meanwhile puerto rico is starting to assess the damage after a direct hit by maria. picking up the pieces after puerto rico's storm of the century here in san juan and across the island people are just beginning to come to grips with the aftermath of maria downed power lines uprooted trees and shredded roofs litter the streets it's just some of the damage from a storm that officials say battered everything in its path. meanwhile tens of thousands remain in shelters they're still uncertain when they'll be able to return home and what awaits them when they do. the storm
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roared ashore on wednesday morning on puerto rico's thout the eastern coast to rental rains and winds of two hundred fifty kilometers per hour destroyed homes flooded streets and knocked out power to nearly the entire island it was the strongest hurricane to hit puerto rico in over eighty years the island literally can't afford this disaster the united states territory declared bankruptcy earlier this year and maria will likely plunge the island deeper into financial crisis that washington has promised aid. first of all i'd like to see the same thing which is to our fellow citizens in puerto rico they are right now front and center in our thoughts in our prayers we want them to know that the federal response will be there we want them to know that we are thinking of them first and foremost right now as they can that is very very dangerous hurricane meanwhile others in the storm's path are bracing themselves maria is forecast to pass just north of the
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dominican republic people here are taking no chances preparing for it but hoping to escape the worst of the storm. you're watching dear the new still to come however try to stop dortmund in midweek when this league action stay tuned to find out how they handled that toll tax. now china is asia's powerhouse economically at least at the parent li losing some of its steam yeah not us powerful anymore it seems to me ratings agencies standard and poor's just announced it is slashing of china's credit rating warning that a prolonged period of debt growth had raised economic and financial risks s. and p. which downgraded china's debt from a double a minus to a plus is the second major credit ratings agency to slash the asian giants rating after moody's already made the same decision in may. let's get some
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analysis from our financial correspondent in frankfurt today and hear what's behind the revision i mean what what are those economic dangers and threats. good news for china coming in this morning and european wonder why because of course we are always hearing that the chinese economy is growing but s. and p. is simply saying that china is making too much debt in the past china has been asking for more and more credits in order to get every year more records you know speaking about the economy but the s. and p. is now fearing that the level of credit that china has been asking for in the past is simply too high and that this could have at the end very negative consequences that could even harm the economy does is now mean that doing business with china is not anymore safe well there's new seal it's called investment grade which still
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means that you can do business was china that still relatively safe but there shouldn't be any kind of unexpected events happening so how is all of this going down on the trading floor what are investors say well investors are monitoring this of course very closely china is a huge you know economical partner with germany and also with the european union but in general we don't see any major results and reaction so far happening the markets are still you're overshadowed by the fed meeting yesterday mostly mostly shares of banks are really profiting the strongest performer today here actually is the german bank account matts long but also because of a possible merger with another bank so they've got enough to think about there. in frankfurt thank you so much for this. and this of course could also be very
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interesting for markets google is strengthening its hardware business it's just struck a one point one billion dollar deal with taiwanese electronics company h t c the deal puts two thousand engineers from age he sees a smartphone division under google's roof the internet giant is trying to bolster its position in a sector dominated by apple and samsung the move could allow google to better integrate its arm draw its smartphone software with its own hardware google expects the deal to close by early twenty eighteen provided it gets the all clear from regulators. stock is declining despite yesterday's announcement offer a in eighteen billion dollar deal for its memory chip business investors are worried by a looming accord to battle with western digital the u.s. hard drive maker bit in the first sale but was rejected in favor of a group that includes apple and a dell desperately needs the proceeds from the asset sale heavy losses and
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a bookkeeping scandal have put the japanese giant on a rocky ground. lisita free trade agreement comes into effect as of today the deal aims to boost trade between canada and the european union for example it makes a canadian sound and cheaper here simply by getting rid of import duties but it's not all good news there is growing resistance to the fish farming industry especially among the country's first nations. corish the glendale is a member of the nam just nation and indigenous people from the west coast of canada she's known for fighting against industrial fish farms like this one which raise hundreds of thousands of salmon in the region. glendale another demonstrators have set up camp in the middle of this farm. and they say they've occupied it they want to send a clear message. done with this fish farm industry they have never had
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our permission to be in our territories and we've had enough for not now let them destroy our environment our daughters take our salmon away from us worked on these guys to to get our money to get out now. the occupied facility was built by a norwegian company marine harvest the largest salmon farming firm in the world. it has sales of around three and a half billion euros a year company representatives refused to speak with us the industry is profiting from canada's new trade agreement with the e.u. which is gotten rid of tariffs and increased production and exports but environmental activists say aquaculture is damaging wild stocks of fish. when they migrate upstream from the pacific to reproduce they swim right past the fish farms
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and critics say that has spread disease and infection canadian authorities however play down the issue and say the cage salmon pose no threat to their wild cousins. when atlantic salmon are actually put out into the ocean they go disease free they're raised in hatcheries a land base facilities and fresh water and we actually have a large suite of vaccinations that are given to the fish to guarantee that they're entering the water in a clean and healthy way that may be true but why are fishermen in british columbia catching fewer and fewer wild salmon many factors could be playing a role not least climate change or pollution but most locals blame the fish farms for their empty lines and nets. going into the season we knew it was going to be more work but i think it's even worse than what they've a project that we're going to. put it all here and not only this
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area but the northern areas has been weak runs through. the first nations activists are planning to continue to protest the industrial agriculture facilities in their waters and see their rights are being violated even the coast guard is now involved and there's no end to the impasse in sight the namco say the only solution is for the fish farm to shut down. and in the next hour we'll have a representative from the canadian embassy here with us to talk about seaton little bit more but first who school what who didn't and what did the referee have to say about all the talking football so maybe you've got that story monica there are some big bonus league amid we can match up look at that dortmund have a chance to regain their position at the top with a win and hamburg dortmund start of the match unbeaten in fact they hadn't even given up a goal. it was a high tempo game with both sides having chances in the opening minutes bobby wood testing coleman burkey in the domingo. yammering obama young only inches away at
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the other end. with love pressure is rising new is hoping to counter yama lanka down just outside the box. and went dormant in the danger zone it was their chance to take the lead converting from close range on the twenty four minute mile. midway through the second half dortmund broke hamburg on the counter malenko setting up obama and for the easiest of top ins. the. dormant out of the hamburg misery in the eightieth christan put a sick with a sublime finish.
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dorman to win three nil and continue that one hundred percent start to the season. ok let's look at all the results from that state five we saw there dortmund down in hamburg hoffenheim holding off mines frankfurt beat cologne how to handle the leverkusen and shirts foils with hanover on tuesday byron bested shaka oxford defeated lights they. got past stuck art and lost for it and bremen split the points. we just have time for a minder of our top story at this hour german chancellor angela merkel offers to help resolve the north korea crisis. in an exclusive interview that diplomacy is the only way forward with pyongyang just days after the u.s. president donald trump threatened to destroy north korea. thanks for watching today if you had a web site get every dot com for all the latest news and information around the clock.
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