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africa. stories about people making a difference shaping their nation. and their continent w.'s new multimedia series for africa. d.w. dot com africa on the move. this is the w.'s lie from berlin the catalan crisis comes knocking on the used door but will anybody answer some two hundred four independent scotland mayors rally in the european capital brussels allsup taleb presents
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a tax european politicians lack of action over the crisis will go live to brussels also coming up. president some calls for war wide action in response to north korea's nuclear ambitions but on his visit to south korea also strikes a new tone urging the world nations to come to the negotiating table and. phasing out coal candidates from almost two hundred nations making convincing case to kick the core habit what's considered the cheapest easiest means of shipping and power. thanks so much for your company i'm leyla iraq we want to begin the in brussels where two hundred cal and politicians have taken their call for independence to the door of the european union. mayors from caroline community staged
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a protest outside the offices in brussels which chance of freedom they have intensified their calls for european union leaders to intervene and the politics and the political standoff with madrid well catalonia is former president carlos fled to the belgian capital when the spanish government filed charges of sedition against him for declaring independence from spain and. respond to set witness to that rally here tell us more about what took place i just came back from outside the commission which you see behind me here in the picture a sunny day in brussels and that what is what the mayors told me of the sun is shining for them and they hope that the e.u. takes an initiative takes more support there are a number of them have told me they are disappointed that so far they haven't seen any support from the european union they they hope this changes and some of them are outright and said very very straightforward and said look we are here to
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internationalize this problems there's a number of secession is newfoundland's in europe they don't want to be part of a nation states and they should have their rights here and that is what they came for also of course to express solidarity for their leader and one of the mayors told me that he's very keen to meet him tonight in brussels all right now is the e.u. hands off approach that you've just alluded to tenable at this stage because the catalan issue is not literally at their doorstep. exactly and that is a big concern of course for the institutions here but you have to understand this is a club of nation states so the e.u. institutions here in brussels particularly the commission is here to represent the spanish side and that is why officials here say you know they would be not suited in order to play any form of negotiator or. affiliate or two to help either of the sides they would not be a good partner because they are
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a bound by the rules of this club of nation states to represent the spanish side and also they made clear that the catalan leader acted in defiance of spanish law and upholding the rule of law is something that all twenty eight member states on the last summit said on the catalan crisis is key to the even policy already and let's talk a little bit about callowness that deposed leader carlos put him on and he is of course still in belgium any update on what the about and judge has decided will happen next to put humans and his associates. apparently the belgian just wants to hear puts them on and these other four ministers that are here with an interest with a european arrest warrant but free to walk out of the country under the obligation not to leave belgium so he wants to hear them again probably next week he has now fifteen days to decide whether to hand them over to spain or whether to not uphold this internet this european arrest warrant if pushed him would then
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appeal and against any form of decisions that that want in involve him being sent back to spain which he already said his lawyer already said that's what he would do things could be postponed so we're looking you know and the worst case scenario if you want from the spanish perspective at about sixty days that it would take to send put someone back to spain all right and then taking into consideration of course does the original snap elections taking place on december twenty first that's just a couple of weeks away all right thank you so very much. reporting from brussels thank you u.s. president donald trump is in south korea the second stop of his first official five country tour through asia the visit is being seen as an attempt to present a united front against north korea's nuclear ambitions but south korea has offered a lukewarm welcome to trump's ideas of how to rein in pyongyang's missile and nuclear threats. would president trump landed in south korea today with
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a clear message on north korea as we work together to resolve this problem using all available tools short of military action. the united states stands prepared to defend itself and its allies using the full range of our unmatched military capabilities if need be. it's a far cry from trump's earlier fire and fury threat but protesters were still having none of it they lined the route to the presidential residence in seoul shouting no war and no trump south korea's president moon je in was there to receive trump and first lady maloney a trump trump visit comes amid growing tensions with north korea the regime has launched twenty two missiles in fifteen test since february including over japanese territory in september it conducted the sixth nuclear test in its history the north korea doesn't need nuclear weapons to devastate its southern neighbor seoul is just fifty kilometers from the border within easy reach of conventional weapons the back
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and forth may be a negotiating tactic trump says he isn't looking for a war that being said i really believe that it makes sense for north korea to come to the table and to make a deal that's good for the people of north korea and the people of the world trump is also looking for a deal with his allies he has not been subtle about his economic interest and a united front against north korea we make the greatest military equipment in the world whether it's planes whether it's missiles no matter what it is we have the greatest military equipment in the world and south korea will be ordering billions of dollars of that equipment which frankly for them makes a lot of sense and for us it means jobs it means we do sing our trade deficit with south korea regional defense for american jobs he said much the same while in japan
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over the weekend nextel move on to china a much trickier partner. well earlier we caught up with the bus downhearted who was tracking president trump says that in seoul and compared to his recent rhetoric trump struck a more moderate tone with north korea and we asked what was behind this change yeah he sounded very different than he did just a few months ago if you look back and if you remember that was bellicose remarks of . fury fire and fury and locked and loaded and those remarks actually made the south korea's president mugabe and somewhat angry at the time saying that it can't be that some third party pushes his country closer to a military confrontation with north korea and he said that there shouldn't be any military action taken or considered without the consent of north korea and so today we didn't hear any of that harsh rhetoric from from donald trump no i
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wouldn't say it's a policy reversal they still agreed that they want to exert maximum pressure on north korea and that's something that president from had been pushing for the entire time but it seems that at least they were a bit more considerate of each other's needs and positions. and how they're reporting from seoul now we want to tell you about some of the other stories making news around the world. u.s. authorities say the man accused of fatally shooting twenty six people at a church in texas was able to buy firearms because of an error by the u.s. air force they fail to add different patrick kelly's criminal history to the federal database used to conduct background checks kelly had received a domestic violence conviction while working for the air force back in twenty twelve. and rumania thousands of factory workers have protested against government plans to make employees pay one hundred about one hundred percent excuse
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me of social security contributions the deductions are currently shared with employers workers at the dutch a car factory say the move will greatly reduce their net income in the measure is due to be implemented in january. doctors in india's capital new delhi have declared a public health emergency as air pollution levels reach more than twice what authorities classify as hazardous or saudis have called for schools to close and have cancelled the delhi half marathon later this month because of fears for the runners health. and global environmental challenges are front and center at the u.n. climate summit underway in the german city of boston all delegates from almost two hundred nations have gathered to work out how to move ahead with the paris accord on climate change this at a time when highly polluting coal is considered the cheapest and easiest means of
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generating power the mood seems upbeat the u.n. climate change conference and vaughan has agreed on an agenda that may seem like a given but other climate meetings have taken days to work on this basic first step . and but this alone is not enough to satisfy environmental groups they feel that the parents climate agreement from two thousand and fifteen doesn't go far enough and that just meeting its targets would be far too little. the one thing that we need to get out of this conference is of course a very strong signal by all countries that they stick to the perrys are beam and are ready to implement it that's the first point that is very important signal the second is that countries need to get ready to increase the ambition of the far too weak reduction targets for greenhouse gas emissions achieving that will be difficult australia for example is once again backing cheap coal of the conference and geo say germany also relies too heavily on coal for its energy needs they want
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that to change. the german government and. the forming coalition right now needs to do its homework we are failing that twenty twenty goal the national goal for twenty twenty if there is no coal phase out. that's what's emerging as the focus and bond shutting down coal fired power stations wherever possible and quickly there is little talk of the u.s. government and its threat to back out of paris but that may be yet to come. and french authorities say u.s. president donald trump is not among more than one hundred world leaders invited to paris for a climate summit next month french president will host a meeting on december twelfth which is on the second anniversary of the twenty fifteen paris climate accord the first official says the country's invited are those who are quote especially committed to meeting the accords goals. seen here in
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south korea has said that the u.s. will pull out of the climate agreement unless you can secure a better deal. all right some soccer news now and since the beginning of the season the bundesliga has been the one of two leagues in europe to test out the video assistant referee system it has not been without controversy and project leader ahmed kruger was dismissed by the german soccer association on monday on the future of the program is anything but clear. the bundesliga has found it tough to grow accustomed to the referees newest assistant fans of complain that interrupts the flow of the game while clubs are worried the system is being used outside agreed parameters and have pleaded for clarity. the rule should be simple. used how was it used and who makes the final decision it isn't complicated it just
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needs to be clear and that can't be any grey areas. coach mark is good still feels the project needs time to develop despite having decisions go against his team this season. i am not sure if you know those who feel it's a disadvantage complain but i think it pans out over the course of the season fact is this will be a story and so we have standards set in all areas. questions have surrounded v.a. since its inception but the program hit the headlines last week with accusations that the video referees with going outside the initial remit proved to be true. in mid september when does league of video assistants were given secret instructions to change the way they use video replays in their decision making instead of intervening only in cases of a clearly incorrect decision were instructed to contact the referee on the field when ever they thought he or she might have got something wrong. on top of that the
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project supervise ahem a kook was accused of actively influencing decisions during at least two matches this season. despite the allegations being so far and proven the german f.a. dismissed proof of his roles. he's been replaced by former top referrer. and horse racing now where there has was a family feel to one of the world's most famous races australia's melbourne cup we can link to the crown for irish trayner joseph o'brien beating his father's aiden's horse yohannes from here into second the twenty two year old joseph is the youngest trainer to win the prestigious race. does it from the top of the hour. when cities are ingolf by the sea. all the dams wall and costly protective measures will has been the.
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