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it's all about the story in so. it's all about george chance to discover the world from different perspectives. join us inspired by distinctive instagram others. d.w. stories you talk to each week on instagram. this is d w news live from berlin the u.s. president donald trump has arrived in manila for the asean leaders summit it's also the last leg of the president's asia tour and all eyes will be on how he deals with
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the philippines controversial president rodrigo detector we'll go to manila for the latest. spanish prime minister mariano rajoy visits ponce alona for the first time since imposing direct rule and as regional elections looming the whole is linked to spain's economic recovery to removing pro independence parties from power . plus a first for the arab world the louvre abu dhabi opens its doors to the public the billion dollar project promises to act as a bridge between east and west through the medium of. i'm a money welcome to the program president donald trump has arrived in manila it's the latest lego for. asia tour and the last one the most ambitious trip by a u.s.
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president in decades trump was welcomed by his host philippines president rodrigo detector the u.s. president is in manila to attend the asean summit of asia pacific leaders a one on one with the filipino leader is also expected to take place. when are joined by correspondent ana santos who's in manila it's good to see you so trump and richard meeting separately what's the aim of that meeting where they are supposed to have a bilateral meeting to discuss economic ties and also counterterrorism measures but i have to tell you that you know this brewing bromance between the two world leaders is something that's wildly kind of well the anticipated here we saw this bromance kind of starting dring the campaign period there was a lot of similarities between the two world leaders they're both around the seamy have much younger partners they both have an intolerance for dissent and they both
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have a disdain for media you know that character was often called trump of the east and it was a title that he kind of welcomed he said that oh trump and i are the same we both like to curse all this bromance as you've so aptly put it aside the main focus of trump's visit to the philippines is the asean summit what can we expect from that. well definitely there's going to be a lot of talks about economic integration president to tara has been emphasizing inclusive prosperity for the region and we're also hoping to see some more indication from the u.s. about what their foreign policy is going to be if you remember the predecessor of donald trump barack obama he had a clear foreign policy which is the pivot southeast asia so the region is going to be eagerly looking at what this far if there's going to be mentioning or policy or
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what stance and position the u.s. going to take in the region and a santos joining us from manila thank you donald trump's trip to asia has been overshadowed by the russia affair on saturday trump said he believed the russian president when he told him moscow had not meddled in the twenty six thousand presidential elections that prompted criticism at home a day later trump attempted to clarify the comments saying he backs the conclusions of u.s. intelligence agencies but he also avoided accusing put in i believe he believes that and it's very important for somebody to believe i believe that he feels that he and russia did not meddle in the election as to whether i believe it or not with our agencies especially as currently constituted with their leadership i believe in our intel agencies our intelligence agencies. time now for some of the other stories making news around the world reporters in iraq have found what they believe
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to be a mass grave used by so-called islam mixtape to dispose of their victims according to witnesses the militants forced people to line up at the edge of the sinkhole near mosul before killing them if confirmed it would be the largest i asked mass graves in syria and iraq. hollywood star trust nigger has arrived at the u.n. climate conference in born here in germany the terminator actor and former california governor is highly critical of the climate policies of u.s. president donald trump he's campaigning for more green energy and cuts in emissions . u.s. and south korean warships are conducting naval drills in the western pacific the four day exercises spearheaded by three american aircraft carriers the largest of their type in the world now officials in seoul say the show of military might is intended as a deterrent to any provocation from north korea. britain is paying
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tribute to its war dead with traditional remembrance day services london pause for two minutes of silence marked by the chime in the big ben the service was led for the first time by prince charles who laid a wreath at the center tough on behalf of queen elizabeth. a tense day in catalonia spanish prime minister mariano rajoy visited the volatile region for the first time since dismissing its a session ist government but roy didn't come to make nice meeting with members of his conservative party the spanish had called on catalyst to kick out separatists in next month's elections but he also urged business leaders not to turn their backs on the region the standoff shows no sign of abating on saturday hundreds of thousands of protesters took to the streets of boston though not to call for the release of its jailed for. following that story for us is dead obvious spain correspondent michelle and hanna good to see you so raw attended
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a party meeting in barcelona ahead of elections in december what the main issues that he addressed more than the meeting it was actually the kickoff to the korea lection complain for his partido pople are the conservative party he presented as the main candidate for the party it was a stereotype party event in a sealed off environment inside rather than in a public space and raw wholly during his speech and his first appearance since this conflict started in barcelona in catalonia the region itself he has launched a vigorous attack on the independence leaders the pro independence movement itself he has called them criminals he has called them childish actually i think in his speech he was very much on pre-election mode already and he knows that the upcoming snap elections on the twenty first of december will be really difficult for his
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party in catalonia so very tough words from rahowa but we've seen hundreds of thousands of people on the streets for weeks now in barcelona but testing against the spanish government control is surely win over voters there. to me it looked like he didn't even try today in his speech that didn't show any sign of reconciliation where he didn't try to bridge in between these two camps the pro independence. people as we have seen them again in high numbers out on the street yesterday so he didn't seem to try and win win over any catalan voters actually today he was rather addressing his voters in the rest of spain staging himself as the defender of the fatherland of the one who stands for law and order and who will restore as he puts it normality in catalonia and in doing so for the rest of the entire country so i believe his strategy is more directed towards the rest of spain
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rather than really looking at the regional elections all right nischelle briefly roy's handling of the situation has been heavily criticized but what do you make of it it's been criticised because of this harsh policy has line also because he has left it in the hands of the judges to solve a political dispute a conflict that's haunting the region for decades you could say and now we have several politicians voted reapers sensitive. people behind bars so this kind of handling has been criticised by many observers here in spain michelle and hannah joining us from valencia thank you. lebanon is calling for answers after its prime minister saad hariri resigned unexpectedly he announced he was stepping down during a visit to saudi arabia last week now been and has now called on the saudi
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government to explain why he is still there and has not returned home on saturday i really appeared on state television with the saudi king the lebanese government believes harry reid is being held against his will his surprise resignation has plunged lebanon into a political crisis and made it the new focus of the long running power struggle between saudi arabia and iran. a european slot for soccer's world cup is at stake when switzerland face off against north an island in the second leg of their play off on sunday evening the favored swiss won the first leg in belfast thanks to a controversial penalty in northern ireland that its fans were left demoralized after referee mistake gave switzerland a slender lead in the first leg in belfast on thursday night. coach michael o'neill said his side were very emotional after the game but should use that to their advantage in basel on sunday. what happened in the game. as we have to
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move ation from but it's gone now in terms of whereas in the players' minds and the focus is on trying to get the result that obviously could take us three. captain stephen davis sees the bright side and is determined to turn thursday's defeat into a positive display in the second leg. world obsession all the pressures on switch from. so we've got to try and use. to our advantage with an away goal in hand switzerland other favorites to advance from this time but the hosts on leaving anything to chance coach vladimir pick of which knows this game isn't a foregone conclusion yet the smile of. every time we eased up in the first they became really dangerous federally switzerland were one of the best sides in europe during the qualifiers losing just one game if they so that form again only ninety minutes time between them and it take it to russia. across morocco scenes
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of jubilation to celebrate a return to the world cup after two decades away the team they defeated ivory coast had become a regular fixture at the tournament in morocco absence young and old took to the streets in cities like fairs smartish and other did as moroccans partied well into the night. and in motorbike racing spain's mark marquez has won his fourth moto g.p. well title and he started from pole position and only needed to finish eleventh at the valencia grand prix to show his overall victory in fact marquez finished third and took the season crown in front of his home country fans the twenty four year old has now won four of the last five world championships. the louvre is one of the world's most famous museums and now it has a system museum in abu dhabi thousands of visitors attended the opening in a spectacular building designed by french architect. the building like the museum
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itself attempts to combine eastern and western influences it's a first museum of its kind in the arab region has more. they're queuing in the thirty degree heat and are now name from the somewhat cooler paris is already pulling a crowd in the arab world for the opening of the louvre abu dhabi the five thousand tickets went quickly like the arts many visitors have come from europe the local seem to like it. we've been waiting for more than ten years so we're very proud to have an institution like this here the europeans took our artifacts and so the arabs are ok with taking the name at least and create also museums and bring part of the art back and also some european art so i think it's actually quite a good move. it's precisely what the rich immersive he wants the orient and the rest of the world comes together in arts grand historical qur'an editions vinci's belfair on the air way where
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a sculpture fountain of light. the shakes have left the structure of this is true a frenchwoman star architect john nouvelle who time spans one hundred eighty meters i designed this invites interpretation. just looking at this new thinking about how they did this based on like the palm trees the print of the palm trees it's so creative like you know it's connecting that culture and modernise them together so it's really nice to see that. arms they're celebrating this in their own way but artistic expertise and name recognition come as a price the emirates has spent around one point five billion euros on the overall project including loan fees for the arts from the original in paris it gives a stronger exposure in terms of cultural associations with with france and with europe i think it's fantastic that the louvre opened a new branch in the middle east it's for
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a limited time though the name can only be used for thirty years in six months they want to the opening has been long and ostentatious now it's time to see whether this temple of high art can help bridge the arab and western worlds. i remind all of the top story we're following for you u.s. president donald trump has arrived in manila for the ass in summit where he's expected to hold a one on one with philippines president for dri go to teta if the last leg of his thirteen day asia tour. and that's all for now i'll be sure to tune in at the top of the hour for more news thank you for watching. was told by tens of thousands of fans for their mega life sets.

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