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sure it's roots in language it brought forth the ripples of nationalism. the soviet union territory where does russia stand today moscow's empire were serious starting november fifth or you don't. this is d w news live from berlin catalonia as independence leader says he'll define an international arrest warrant carla pushed him all is in brussels where authorities are deciding how to respond to the warrant issued by a spanish judge in barcelona tens of thousands of food among supporters took to the
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streets also coming up iraqi and syrian forces take back two towns from so-called islamic state the group has now lost almost all the territory it seized three years ago and the maltese journalist killed by a car bomb is laid to rest but how close are police to finding out who was behind the murder. welcome to the program i'm marion evans dean it's good to have you with us belgian authorities are examining an international arrest warrant issued for catalonia as ousted leader carlist wisdom on it lists addition and rebellion among the crimes he's alleged to have committed who's amman says he will not be extradited he went to belgium after madrid ousted him from his position as. president of the catalan
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region meanwhile the month of porters have been staging pro independence rallies in barcelona. tens of thousands once again out on the streets of the catalan capital barcelona protesting against the detention of leaders of the independence movement speaking from his refuge in brussels the deposed president remain defiant karla's put them on cecille stand in fresh elections ordered by the spanish government for december twenty first even if he has to campaign from belgium. it's not normal that we risk up to thirty years of imprisonment thirty years because we have respected our commitment towards our electors this is not normal it's something extremely barbarous we cannot speak of a democracy if we have to play with these kind of rules you have. at least eight former members of the ousted catholic government being held without bail pending possible charges of rebellion and sedition after to solving the region's parliament the spanish government is hoping new elections will offer
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a fresh start for the country. these elections are for all the political parties with the i can amend their office to cattle and society the government hopes for an end to instability and cheery aeration in the social cohesion and economic framework got on is. put him on supporters will tear his decision to stand in the elections but for now there's still no prospect of any return to normality. our correspondent charlotte shelf until is in barcelona and she joins us now for more so charlotte how have people in barcelona responded to the arrest warrant against used in rome. well there were thousands of people on the streets in this square last night and across catalonia the protests were originally called to demonstrate against the detention of those eight men and women who are currently behind bars in madrid the dismissed catalan ministers news did during that process
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they start to trickle through here that. that international arrest warrant had been issued for post them on immediately people has started chanting is our president there was a lot of anger here on the streets last night they say that he is democratically elected as was the dismissed cabinet and they say essentially he's a political prisoner they argue that he is being put in prison for doing just what he promised to do when he ran in the election and they're incredibly frustrated they also say that this now goes beyond the fates of the former cabinet ministers it goes beyond their dream for independence and now in compass is real anger and fear about the spanish justice system they're worried that this is going to be a politically motivated trial coming up and that it's not going to be fast so some real concerns on the streets among pro independence supporters. well do these mass protests in barcelona think a signal an increase in support for catalan independence despite the intensifying
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crisis. well this area has always been extremely divided recent polls suggest actually that less and hoffa people are in favor of independence that than a lot of protests on both sides this time last week we had thousands of a unity supporters waving spanish flags against this independence movement the detention of these cabinet ministers dismiss cabinet ministers they certainly has given the independence movement a new impetus a new new fury a new reason to come onto the streets they're now worried that the independent they've dreamed of for so long and the autonomy the hard won autonomy that they had here could start to fade away with the detention of these ministers well it's been just over a week since canon law makers declared independence which of course was immediately followed by the central government in madrid seizing control of the region are
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there noticeable changes in barcelona since madrid took over a huge amount has happened in the last week marion a yes we've seen of course we've got the dismissed ministers half of them and now in brussels you've got the other half behind bars we've had the police chief the chief of the regional police dismissed from his post and madrid is starting to take charge of a number of dorothy's here in catalonia essentially one five five article one five five means that madrid has imposed direct rule head that's something that's prompted a lot of people to come out onto the streets as we've said it was the second night running that pro independence supporters were on the streets last night to protest against this this is the last thing that people here wanted let's remember that they wanted independence and what they've actually seen is that they are. very proud of and they defend has now been taken away. hell reporting from
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barcelona thank you. now u.s. president donald trump has arrived in hawaii ahead of an extensive tour of asia trump visited pearl harbor with first lady milan and placed a wreath at a memorial to u.s. sailors killed in the japanese attack on the naval base there in one nine hundred forty one the president also attended a briefing at u.s. pacific command that's believed to have included north korea's controversial nuclear program now to some of the other stories making news around the world and us production company netflix says it has severed ties with the actor kevin spacey and 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 allegations of sexual misconduct security has been stepped up for new york city's marathon on sunday tens of thousands of participants are expected to take part in the run it comes just
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days after a truck plowed into people in manhattan killing eight. authorities in southern italy have seized twenty four million tramadol tablets that they suspect would have been used to fund international terrorism the drug has become notorious in recent years for its widespread use by islamic state and local haraam fighters to suppress pain and fatigue the so-called islamic state has lost control of two of the last major towns in its grip in syria and iraq militants are now left fighting for a final patch of territory inside syria and in desert regions along the iraq syria border at its height i asked controlled about eight million people living in what it called its caliphate. these images show units of the iraqi army's counterterrorism forces securing one of the country's last remaining held towns
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according to government forces was liberated in record time alkema situated on the iraqi border where the euphrates river spilled into syria some one hundred forty kilometers northwest of all came the syrian town of data was all celebrities had from i.a.s. militants. syrian military sources are calling the victory the last phase and there can attain to completely annihilates and said. that units of our armed forces in cooperation with allied forces finish their duties in reestablishing security and stability to darrell's our city completely. the syrian army's advances come on the heels of russian bombing raids on meso strikes russia has carried out eighteen such attacks in recent days paving the way for the seven army to move forward. i'm all tears journalist killed in a car bomb last month has been laid to rest more than fifteen hundred people turned
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out to pay their last respects to dr nick carr i want to go. she was investigating claims of government corruption at the time of her death. mccurry wanted to lead says sons carried her coffin out of the church and into the square after the funeral service. throngs of supporters paid their last farewell and called for justice. for years kyra want to get leads if thought to expose corruption in an investigative blog running commentary many are certain her search for the truth cost her her life it's not just a matter that it's a brutal assisted nation done by someone who wanted to make a show of force to show each and every person in the word the theme is more powerful than the state that is not afraid not only of the state but also of different people's. daphne karo on a good lead see i have been investigating a number of malta's top tier politicians. the family made it clear that the
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country's prime minister and a number of other officials would not be welcome at the funeral thank the president of the european parliament was the only official representative in attendance and i guess when he called for an international inquiry the boundaries of this murder go beyond this island we have already discussed a debate on this issue in the european parliament and we'll have another. in malta investigations are ongoing but there have been no significant breakthroughs so far this lack of progress is frustrating many ordinary multis who want to see daphne's killers brought to justice the. are either take a look at friday's bundesliga action now as their braman travel to frankfurt on
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match day eleven visitors have struggled this season in fact their coach alexander nori on monday interim coach florian co-found was put in charge for this game and frankfurt took the early lead. threw onto a rabid hurled in that particular strike. and bring me back just eight minutes later as they equalised through a nicholas noise under. the scores and stayed level until the eighty ninth minute when it's a bus town where clinched the victory for frankfurt who are now unbeaten in five games. and staying with the bundesliga dortmund host byron munich in the biggest clash of the weekend the home team are in second place and trailed by and by just three points but they've been in poor form recently managing to take just one point from their last three games on the other hand byron have a perfect record since you took over as coach last month. and have
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this swagger back that's been the case since the return of coach your pij is just in time for the german classico away to don't mind the defending champions are now top of the table which gives them added confidence but you know what it took me i don't think the pressure is on us this week i'll be very happy that when our three points ahead after two or three weeks being five points behind. resign his 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 don't win 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 will be a very intense game and. intense and you can feel disc be him. but intensity requires a strong dortmund and lately they've his
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a slump no wins in the last three matches and the implementation of peter boss game plan continues to cause problems from having early in the season we were on a roll and nobody talked about it it's normal that when you're not winning and he's been talking about it and if that would make it it 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. well former been is the go player pollo guerrero has been charged with doping after a failed drug test the strikers peru's captain and his side are still hoping to qualify for the twenty eighteen world cup the former byron munich and hamburg player was not present for friday's training session after fifo suspended him for thirty days pending further investigation while it's a blow to his national team as they're set to play new zealand on the eleventh and fifteenth of november for a chance at qualification. a quick reminder now of the top story we're following
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for you the spanish judge has issued an international arrest warrant for the ousted catalan leader carlos wisdom on tens of thousands of his supporters have taken to the streets of barcelona to protest against spain's handling of the crisis. you're watching d.w. news coming to you from berlin we'll be back with an update at the top of the hour in the meantime you can always get the latest news and information on our web site that's at d w dot com i'm marion evans thanks for watching. w. chart for cities. where the world of science is at home many languages. on foot.

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