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tween reaching for hours. once in an equal society. divide starting november fifteenth on d w. is a date every news coming to wind from berlin love it ons prime minister resigns any takes a parting shot at a wrong software wearies no took the middle east by surprise he talks about the evil that are wrong spreads in the region we'll take you live to beirut also coming
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up a tweet lands an american journalist behind bars in zimbabwe she's been charged with insulting president robert mugabe for calling him a quote selfish and sick man on twitter plus u.s. president donald trump sounds off for japan the first off on a fine nation asian tour but its north korea's looming nuclear threat is expected to top the agenda. book and the show i'm sorry harmon it's good to have you with us. the prime minister of lebanon has resigned unexpectedly taking a shot at a wrong as he went saw her accused tehran and its allies in lebanon of spreading chaos strife and destruction throughout the middle east hariri also suggested political enemies or targeting him for assassination iran has rejected his
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accusations calling them unfounded. the lebanese prime minister saad hariri his resignation came as a shock to the country in the television address from saudi arabia the lebanese leader plame dhahran and its lebanese proxy group hezbollah for what he called its meddling in the region well read and leave iran i would like to say three iran and its followers that they will be losers and their intervention ensure that. our nation will wake up as it did in the past and their hands in the region will be cut off. and you had to let the. henry's late father refugee could also be prime minister of lebanon he was assassinated in an explosion in two thousand and five which several has been a members of being tried in the absence in the hague saad hariri said he to now feared for his life the prime minister's resignation has shown up late divided opinion. harvey has decided to steer lebanon away from danger
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it's a hard step taken at a difficult time. i support the resignation of the government and country are frozen and the country is collapsing and the government's targets have not been met. every decision to quit leaves lebanon facing uncertainty not least the question of who could replace him. well for more i'm joined now by ben to shallower in beirut she's the middle east rector with a high risk both foundation i think tank the region and thanks for being with us hariri says his life was in danger here are his claims seen as credible in lebanon . well you know this nation is always full of rumors sense so we cannot really know what actually has happened about according to a. they have spoken to security permits or actually can purchase that to fly what
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we can also know for sure is that currently there is a lot of pressure on lebanon pressure coming from damascus to normalize relations with syria and there were discussions last week here on whether eleven and should be the person or country to reappoint and investor to damascus so we definitely know he as prime minister has been in a difficult position and there are many divisions in lebanon along political and also along religious lines what is harare represent and where the country go from here. where they had it is with their future movement which is the main representative in terms of parties at this so light it may burst up lebanon and so of course that the vision in this country has become extremely over the past years the division between this alliance and she has especially when it comes to what should happen inside syria what should happen with syria and one of the main problems of course lebanon is pasting his resignation puts and danger the elections
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that are planned for next year or next year we were planning to have a parliamentary elections here and of course this makes it all very difficult and makes it all very difficult not only for lebanon but also for the region how do you say herrera's resignation impacting the broader region iran has already come out with criticism. obviously so because you heard how much he reached out to them and accused iran of meddling into the curse of lebanon we see a divide between saudi arabia and iran in the beaching and their religion and it's somehow the microcosmos of this confrontation so we definitely can see that there is if they're there it divided through the deepening of that the bite. that's going to shell are joining us from beirut thank you. thank you. saudi arabia state media says the kingdom's air defense has intercepted and
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destroyed a ballistic missile northeast of the capital city riyadh reports say the missile was fired from yemen no injuries or damage hampering report. american journalist is behind bars in zimbabwe after she allegedly insulted the president robert mugabe twenty five year old martha o'donovan is said to have called him a quote selfish and sick man on twitter she's now big charged with subversion and attempting to overthrow the government which carries a prison sentence of up to twenty years. or as for adama told the court the subversion charge is illegal because she wasn't informed of it when she was arrested they also said o'donovan denies both charges and would be applying for bail at the high court on monday. the first coned. he's undermining the forty two or insulting the office of the president and the
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second judge is that attempting to put all the government on question all means. which they mean the deny. line. lawyer speaking then i she works for harare based mcgaha t.v. which is a satire channel the outlets founder also condemned the charges as an attack on free speech. this is not just against my but it's against everyone in zimbabwe ones to use the internet as a space for free expression and to be free. to look now at some of the other stories that are making news around the world right now a leader of one cut on his biggest set which is already says it won't be for dissipating in upcoming elections unless jailed members are freed from prison earlier deposed president carlos pushed him on said he'll do fine and international arrest warrant issued by a spanish judge push democracy led to belgium following the longest declaration of independence as soon as. in vietnam at least one thousand people been killed as
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tropical storm downright lashes the country with severe wind and rain authorities have said more than thirty thousand people have been displaced and are warning of a further risk of flooding and landslides. the u.s. production covering netflix says it's 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 in it this comes as the star faces multiple allegations of sexual misconduct. u.s. presidents all trump has departed from the state of hawaii for an extended visit to asia we reboarded air force one after it paid his respects at a pool harbor memorial trumps five nation trip over the longest by a u.s. president to asia in more than a quarter of a century now once trump is in japan he's due to hold talks with japanese prime
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minister shinzo ave from japan he'll head on to south korea where talks about north korea's nuclear program are expected to take center stage very goes off to south korea after that it's on to china where he's holding talks with the chinese president xi ping. his next stop is going to be vietnam and from there i'll be attending the asia pacific economic cooperation or apec conference then it's all for the philippines for you guessed it another summit this time for the association of southeast asian nations and this trip promises to be a diplomatic balancing act for a president who is both seeking to make america great again and also reassure asian allies of continued u.s. support. rich in symbolism the site of the japanese attack on u.s. soil more than seventy years ago is the starting line for donald trump diplomatic
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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 death 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 were 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 or there are things that scare me. he's becoming friendly with prime minister. i don't know if
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that's right or not. and so like 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 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 professor tougher . he'll take that message to beijing hoping china delivers little tensions over china's ambitions in the size china sea and trade will also dominant discussions with president xi. here's the stories that are making headlines here in germany today the german foreign minister is ignore gabriella's held talks this turkish counterpart medlock childish all of meaning took place
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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 . one terror charges. in the western city of distilled or kurdish activists have clashed with police authorities stopped a protest after activists refused to take down banners showing the leaders of the kurdistan workers' party or p k k germany and the european union and turkey have named the p.k. k. a terror organization. and thousands of protesters converged on the city a bomb calling for more action to halt global warming this is a city prepares to kick off to you one climate change conference on monday representatives from one hundred ninety five countries gathering there are expected to chart the way ahead for the paris accord. get up to date now on the weekend sports news where born to sligo match day eleven continued on saturday hamburg
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returned to their winning ways after a dreadful run of form opponents should gart had a man sent off early paving the way for hamburg to sail a three one win we saw goals from aaron hunt the cost and young fight it was their first match excuse me their first victory since the match day two. shocker meanwhile extent of their unbeaten run to five matches out for a one nil win over freiburg daniel calgary's deflected strike was not to hand shuffle all three points elevating them to force in the table. and on friday night braman travelled to frankfurt the visitors have been struggling this season and they sacked their coach alexander nori on monday caretaker coach floor on call felt was put in charge for this game and frankfurt took the early lead through on to ray beach curled in a spectacular strike if you look at that by frame and hit back just eight minutes later as they equalised through nicholas moyes sandor score saved level until the eighty ninth minute when sebastian
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a liar clinched the victory for frankfurt. and it goes their unbeaten now in five games. so let's check out the rest of the bundesliga results this weekend. all right you see can gladbach drew with mines as did all the work with labor crews and there's that win over freiburg rb leipzig coming back to beat hanover shaka down in freiburg as we mentioned on friday frankfurt the premium underway now byron battling it out with dortmund on sunday cologne will take on hoffenheim and spark host here to berlin. in formula one philippe maza has announced he'll retire at the end of the season the brazilian driver has raced for ferrari's mercedes and his current team williams winning a total of eleven grand prix and finishing second in the driver's ranking back in two thousand and eight. quick reminder of the top story we're following for you
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this hour on detail for you in a shock move the lebanese prime minister saad hariri has resigned he gave a speech accusing are wrong and it's hezbollah i was in love with on of sowing political chaos in the middle east iran has rejected those accusations. you're rushing to every news coming to you live from berlin as always you can get the latest on our website that address for you is d w dot com i'm sarah harman thanks for watching i'll see you at the top of the hour for more. climate change. waste. pollution. and isn't it time for. a go at africa people and projects that are changing the environment for the better.


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