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the soviet union's heritage where does russia stand today and moscow's empire our series starting november fifth on g.w. . this is d w news live from berlin downs a prime minister riis resigns and fires a broadside at iran saudi arabia's move to the middle east by surprise he talked about the evil that iran spreads in the region we'll go live to beirut also coming up u.s. president donald trump and his wife pay homage to the servicemen who died in the
japanese attack on pearl harbor and world war two is about to start an extensive tour of asia with north korea topping the agenda. and we look ahead to tonight's heavyweight abundantly a clash as reigning champions byron munich travelled to a brissie a dark inside in crisis. welcome to the program i met herman it's good to have you with us the prime minister of lebanon has resigned unexpectedly taking a shot at iran as he went saad hariri attacks attack iran and its lebanese allies as blocked for spreading chaos strife and destruction throughout the middle east are we also suggested the political enemies were targeting him for assassination
iran has rejected those accusations calling them on found it in a televised address from saudi arabia he issued a warning to iran here's what he had to say. well. i would like to say to iran and its followers that they will be losers in their intervention in arab affairs our nation will wake up as it did in the past and their hands in the region will be cut off. from all right for more i'm joined by ben to shelter in beirut she is the middle east director with the foundation fink tank there. 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 the titians here occasionally and i think this is where this comes from and this allegation of course is pretty strong we haven't seen any indication before that his life might be up to that and if you mention that he has then his dying 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 is being expressed here and that this is not only a domestic matter yeah absolutely i mean limit 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 reid belongs to this only group of eleven and thereby they have been supported by saudi arabia and you have. a
lot of the other excited about being supported by iran and this has driven anyway between the political factions here particularly in light of the syria conflict is the is siding with the upset regime that is there who really have this other opposed to it and so are their respective international factors and this it definitely is it's almost strain on the small country as lebanon is and it is constantly an issue to negotiate a compromise between the two of them. all right but to shelter in beirut thank you very much for joining us thank you we can move on now to some other stories making news around the world the german foreign minister's it mark gabriele has held talks with his turkish counterpart have the german shoulders the meeting took place during a previously unannounced visit to turkey relations between the two countries have been under strain since turkish authorities detained more than ten german citizens on terror charges. depose cattle on president bush to months has said he will
defy an international arrest warrant issued by a spanish judge because you want flood to belgium following catalonia as declaration of independence. supporters turned out in force in barcelona to protest against the war and against the jailing of eight members of the cattle and government. an american journalist has been arrested in zimbabwe after allegedly insulting the president robert mugabe martha o'donovan is said to have called him a selfish and sick man on twitter. she's charged with attempting to overthrow the government which carries a prison sentence of up to twenty years. and u.s. media company netflix says it has severed ties with the actor kevin spacey and also says it will not be involved in the production of its flagship series house of cards if spacey remains in it this comes as the star faced multiple allegations of sexual misconduct. all right u.s.
president donald trump is set to embark on a trip to asia it's a five nation journey it's going to the longest by a u.s. president in more than twenty five years trump is currently in hawaii but on sunday he will fly to japan where he'll hold talks with prime minister shinzo abbay on from japan he heads to south korea where talks about north korea's nuclear program are expected to take center stage after that it is on down to china where he will hold talks with president xi jinping is next up is vietnam there he will attend the asia pacific economic cooperation or apec conference and from there it is east to philippines for another summit this time of the association of southeast asian nations now this trip promises to be a diplomatic balancing act for a president who sought to make america great again while also looking to reassure
asian allies that they continue to have 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 diplomatic 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. in tokyo japan's prime minister courting a deferent trump doll to revive 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 some locals though are opera hence of. budget going up
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 with prime minister abbay. i don't know if that's right or not. and so like in the united states 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 trying to solve the korean peninsula issues through peace talks. from the presidential palace menu c.n.n. has called for dialogue with their northern neighbors trump however her fast tougher tone. 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 dominate discussions with president xi. well climate experts and activists are gathering in the german city of bond for the u.n. climate change conference that will chart the way ahead for paris accord cop twenty three as it's known doesn't start until monday but already activists are making their views clear twenty thousand delegates to sign. yes and activists are expected president donald trump announced earlier this year that he was pulling the u.s. out of the paris accord unless it can get a better deal and hopes are high that progress can be made without the united states. so-called islamic state has lost control of two of the final major towns in its grip in syria and iraq militants there now left the fighting for a final patch of territory inside syria and in desert regions along the iraq syria
border at its height controlled about eight million people living in what it called the caliph it. these images show units of the iraqi army's counterterrorism forces securing one of the country's last remaining i-s. held times according to government forces team 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 also liberated from i.a.s. militants. syrian military sources are calling the victory the last phase in their can attain to completely annihilate. the units of our armed forces in cooperation with allied forces finished 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. sports now and a look at friday's bundestag action fair braman travelled to frankfurt to begin levon the visitors have been poor this season they fired their coach alexander nori earlier this week so it was interim coach florian cote felt turn to be put in charge for this game and unfortunately for him frankfurt's until rabbit was ready for that beautiful spectacular strike early in the first half but just eight minutes later. braman got on the board threw nicholas moyes under but of a pinball in the box. was one one there the scores stayed until the eighty ninth minute when frankfurt's sebastian. the beautiful slipped into the back of the now that was the fifth game unbeaten for france.
and elsewhere in the bundesliga fans are preparing for dortmund first as biron in the biggest clash of the weekend dortmund they're in second place they trailed by just three points but they have been in very poor form recently if they can just one point in their last three games on the other hand they have a perfect record since your pikas took over as coach last month. 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 don't think the pressure is on us this week i'd be very unhappy that we're now at three points ahead after two or three weeks of being five points behind. haikus 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 overconfident against a struggling dormant 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 the intensity you've confused. but intensity requires a strong dortmund lately they've has a slump no wins in the 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 it will talk about it and that's that will because it is 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. so news from formula one where felipe massa has an out see 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 races and he finished second in the driver's championship back in two thousand and eight we've onto baseball now and the houston astros received a hero's welcome on their return home from their first ever world series when astros players were driven through the streets of downtown houston on top of a fire truck hundreds of thousands of astros fans crowded the streets with some media outlets climbing up to a million people came out for the parade. children in the houston area were given the day off of school to join in the festivities. well you're watching news from berlin more coming up at the top of the hour don't forget you can always get the latest news and information around the clock on our web site. is w dot com we also have an app for you which is available in the google
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