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yes why not live. it simple online on your mill mile and free. stuff. d w z learning course because of the german made easy. this is d w news live from berlin shocking reports of migrants sold as slaves in libya and the plan to stop the whole body when i was screaming can't chancing i want money i want money she me he come i make it again and again want to cry and.
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today european and african leaders agreed on emergency measures to evacuate thousands of migrants stranded in libya before they to go on the auction block will the plan work also coming up a candlelight vigil to honor a convicted war criminal in croatia supporters of a slobodan prayag gather to remember him after he took his own life in a u.n. court room. and germany's two main parties begin talks on forming a coalition government amid some bitter divisions can they cut a deal and can they form that stable government that uncle americal keeps talking about. plus the cost of the brant crude it rises past the sixty dollars mark opec agrees to continue output cuts so can we expect to pay more at the gas pump. and pope francis is in bangladesh he urges the world to act on the road hinge refugee cry. he says once again without mentioning the word were injured.
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it's good to have you with us tonight a plan to rescue the slaves that is what european and african leaders gathered in ivory coast today agreed upon they are calling this an emergency measure to evacuate nearly four thousand african migrants stranded in libya now it comes after shocking reports of migrants being sold into slavery in the country the african union says there could actually be as many as seven hundred thousand migrants trapped in libya some waiting for the highest bidder. french president among them and let the way by saying that migrants should be hauled to leave libya as quickly as possible delegates from the african and european union summit in ivory coast
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agreed on an action plan and a crisis meeting on the sidelines at the summit it involves increased spending on setting up a ta schools to facilitate the rapid repatriation of migrants. next year the stimulus we must act quickly we must evacuate those who are willing to help them get back to their home countries of the. mccall was talking about people like adam from the ivory coast adam was abducted on his way to europe by people traffickers in libya and sold on many times you know often we don't see ms and. they look at us and a house was up and then someone gave me a telephone to call my mother he took a knife and cut my leg. while i was screaming he kept shouting i want money i want money we cut my leg again and again while i cried cause you've been with us. in the end addams family paid a ransom of five hundred fifty euros. two weeks ago he was flown back to ivory
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coast by the international organization for migration. the organization plays a central role in the new action plan it is tasked with bringing the migrants home but according to regional director might be an ashram many parts of libya are too dangerous for her workers without the help of the military. we may have access to detention facilities around by the libyan government in the north of course it remains challenging security is still a difficult issue even in those areas. the logistics of these of these operations are quite quite complex however participants in the summit have promised to start implementing parts of the action plan in the coming days according to mr faqih chairperson of the african union commission thousands of my brits in libya have already been identified. that there is no we haven't convinced our
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international partners in europe and the united nations to repatriate three thousand eight hundred people immediately after with the help of the task force and now. libya is the only nation delegates were able to agree on there was no resolution on what was meant to be the main goal of the summit developing a nice transition to help africa's youth expectations have been high but it seems africa's most vulnerable have been left out in the cold. war we want to pull in our journalist so a mario squad say he has been covering this summit he joins us tonight from ivory coast good evening to you let's start with this emergency plan to rescue african migrants in libya who may already be sold into slavery or headed for the auction block what is this plan look like and will it work. actually. it will take some commitments from a freak
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a leader is to make descent work. because. free to all meet and being mean being being being so like split libya i'll be in character maybe i'll second china before this year and carrots i mean to teach the recent. people listen there believe that a freak a leader is not actually practicing what interests all and the thing that a second leader is actually is a free to lead us all sort of migration crisis how they're related. to fawcett doesn't use actually african leaders turn a blind eye to. the media i provide coverage from teach early across the continent so it's as i said commitment from africa leaders to make the planet work and then let me ask you when is that commitment going to come then if not at this summit.
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i think during this summit people hard to decide with mere speeches and right now i have many representatives you for guys usually cross a continent are gathering are coming together to try to push things to try to get one thing thoughts because they believe that frequently just only will make the plan walk unless the how christian from people and from you for going to and so many youth organizations across the country right now so i ask for the evacuation plan itself i mean the expectation that it will at least on and it will believe that is this plan is simply meant to try to stop. many young people too and that long dangerous. journalist as a lame audios who wants you joining us tonight from ivory coast with details on
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this plan to rescue migrants stranded in libya thank you very much. well how did he get his hands on lethal poison that question remains unanswered today a day after slobodan paul yuck a bosnian war criminal committed suicide by drinking poison in a u.n. court room projects attorneys says she doesn't know how the seventy two year old had access to the lethal liquid. you know all in croatia opinions are divided the victims of the war voiced hope that the verdict would help reconciliation in bosnia more than twenty years after the end of yugoslavia but many of the guilty verdict is unfair. hundreds of person in croats gathered for a candlelight vigil in central must one of the key battlegrounds during the former yugoslavia as years of civil conflict they came to mourn a man the international community called a convicted war criminal for his one time comrades the former general slobbered was
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nothing short of a war hero who gave his life for an ideal. you know such a man. he was a true soldier just like all of us who fought for croatia we never attacked anyone we were defending our homes i was defending must in shocking scenes on wednesday drank poison shortly after the judge at the international was tried bunol confirmed he would serve a twenty year sentence he later died from the effects of the poison for other person ians his action confirmed his guilt. if not and i think this was an act of a coward he couldn't face the truth or the verdict he shouldn't have done it but the court has confirmed all the allegations that probably is a war criminal in croatia as parliament in zagreb lawmakers observed a minute's silence the prime minister clearly unhappy with the court's verdict. so we don't we're sorry for the events that occurred yesterday in the courtroom for
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moral reasons he took his own life he has sent a message on what he thinks about the verdicts in our opinion it is unfair projects suicide and his own chapter in courageous troubled history but a wider reconciliation still seems a distant prospect. here is some of the other stories now that are making headlines around the world israeli tanks and warplanes have struck palestinian positions in the gaza strip the israeli army says it acted after palestinians fired mortar shells at one of its military posts near the border there are no reports of any casualties why and police in ukraine and clashed with protesters on the anniversary of the two thousand and thirteen procure a p an uprising police made a number of arrests in the capital kiev amid chaotic scenes which seem right there to protest four years ago lasted months and led to the fall of the then president viktor yanukovych. the white house says secretary of state rex tillerson continues
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to lead the state department now that after reports by u.s. media that donald trump is considering firing him if true it would be the biggest administration shake up since trump took office the relationship between trump until it's in has reportedly been. strain for some time later in. the leaders of germany's two biggest parties are in talks tonight hosted by the german president at bellevue palace right here in berlin it's taking place at this hour in the latest attempt to form a coalition government of the parties have actually been governing together for the past four years but these social democrats that been reluctant to renew that partnership now under pressure to end germany's political crisis they've agreed to come to the tape but the talks are unlikely to be smooth sailing our looks at the likely sticking points. the two get along well and respect each other. and her
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foreign minister. if it were just up to the c.d.u. chief and the former leader of the social democrats negotiations for the grand coalition would be rather straightforward but many s.p.d. members are still reeling from the poor election results they now want the conservatives to pay a high price for a new edition of a grand coalition one of the core demands is that the states spend more money on social welfare programs in a bid to combat old age poverty the s.p.d. wants to increase state pensions with more tax funds and they want to limit temporary were contracts something the conservatives have fought against there's also disagreement when it comes to refugee policy the s.p.d. wants to allow close relatives of wall refugees in germany to join them but so far the cd you see as you has blocked this plan. the social democrats in turn reject
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the c.s. use demand for an upper limit on the number of refugees allowed into germany. the s.p.d. and the conservatives have few differences when it comes to foreign and e.u. policy. would like to remain foreign minister and even conservatives agree that they sometimes abrasive has been an effective foreign minister on e.u. reforms such as a common european finance policy the conservatives reject many of my calls plans but say they're still willing to talk the new addition off the grand coalition is not a sure fire success but analysts say negotiations should not take as long as those for the previous jamaica coalition years of working together have led to a certain family have pretty. artless full in our political correspondent thomas barrow he is outside the presidential residence view here in berlin where those talks are taking place good evening to you thomas so can anything will anything
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come from these talks tonight. this is an initial round of talks between the different leaders talks hosted by german president funk. it is unlikely that we will hear concrete results concrete policy proposals from the different leaders it is more likely that we will hear from them that this was an initial round to try and find common ground to set possibly the base for another grand coalition as we know a grand coalition was in power here for the past four years there are many commodities between the leaders but there are also many differences between the lead us again for now this meeting happening behind me is a meeting in which the leaders are trying to simply find common ground and see if a grand coalition is at all a possibility as we know that this grand coalition neither side wanted this the
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social democrats they've been vocal about that even as late as last week they said no to another grand coalition so safe to say that they're going into these talks to tonight unwilling to compromise much mean how might that affect these negotiations . yet the social democrats have been very vocal that they didn't want another grand coalition and there's a reason for that friends they had a very bad result in the election the september twenty fourth of them blamed those bad results on the fact that they had belonged to the grant her leisure in the past four years but after the german president spoke directly to mr schultz the head of the social democrats they decided to at least sit down leaving all options open so it is still unclear whether they will have those exploratory talks with the conservatives for a new government if they do that they will certainly try and present and past some of their proposals if there is another grand coalition. if we can use in the word
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if a lot when we're talking about german politics are we now in an error of instability when it comes to germany and i wouldn't call it. i wouldn't call it an era of instability just certainly the case that there is a period of instability and that is certainly how this situation has been portrayed internationally but here in germany and we've asked that to many politicians they say that germany even if there is only a caretaker government still has in place a series of institutions and a series of rules and procedures that make sure that they can be a stable order in place if you will and they see this only as part of a democratic process where leaders are trying even though it's very difficult to find compromises and to define those compromises we've seen the german president from voters during my really play a big role in bringing these parties to the table again i mean why is he doing so
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much to make these two talk with each other some described his role as ceremonial but i would describe in this case everything but ceremonial he's also the head of state here in germany a head of state that has the tasco of setting the direction of political debates who is above political parties and such who has the obligation bring those people together at least at the same table and that's why in this particular case hung by the time my house faced such an important role right correspondent thomas spear on the story for us tonight here in berlin thomas thank you very much. you're watching t w news still to come pope francis gets a warm welcome in bangladesh even as he seeks to walk a diplomatic tightrope and address a desperate humanitarian crisis without mentioning it by name. are you hopes that the price of oil will climb after the latest opec meeting in
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vienna are those hopes going to be met or dash to met yet the price of brant has been climbing brant tomato well play that i can assure you that your way to sixty dollars going to get one over sixty and opec member states have been hoping that it will stay above that level of sixty hopefully climbing to seventy over the next nine months as the aim of that latest deal at least to extend a cap on global supplies agree to in vienna earlier in our view is possible in june if the market ends up overheating saudi arabia believes the market has yet to rebalance the wounds it's premature to talk about exiting the cuts at least for a couple of quarters opec members also decided to cap nigeria's output but have yet to agree account for libya both countries were exempted from cuts during previous rounds of talks to to on the rest and lower than normal production. were just prior to news of the deal coming through we asked analyst spencer welch of oil prices are
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likely to rise as a result of an extension. no i think we'll see very little change in the oil price because they the markets are expecting the deal to be to be rolled over so so that's already built into the market price price of the moment around sixty three dollars per barrel we actually expect a little bit of a weakening of price through the through this winter period that's quite normal. for oil tends to be a little bit lower and production the united states is going up fast so so we expect your price to maybe age just back down into the into the fifty's high fifty's so no not much change in price expected meanwhile still producing nations have agreed to dismantle market distorting subsidies to twenty minutes is if a meeting in the end to avert a trade war over steel over capacity has been causing international tension but deep divisions still remain. expectations were low from the outset the interests
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of the participating countries were just too varied the goal of the summit was to put the brakes on steel production worldwide to reduce crippling overcapacity but in the end that mission remained impossible there was at least some agreement as to the cause of the problem though it can and you know what finish members recognize the need to make sure that the market forces are working better and that means agreeing that there should be a reduction of steel subsidies that are distorting the market so. that agreement is not binding though the o.e.c.d. says currently the market is flooded with an extra eight hundred million tons of steel. around five hundred million tons of it comes from china by far the largest steel producer in the world but europe is also producing too much and the u.s. is threatening further punitive tariffs and complaining of dumping prices. now what
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goes up must come down they say with bitcoins seems to have happened sooner rather than later after reaching an all time high of almost eleven and a half thousand dollars a wednesday the cryptocurrency drops to under eight thousand dollars today so that means that if you bought it going to the top of the market thinking well the sky's the limit you've already lost these thirty percent off your investment it is one of the most volatile currencies out there out of course it could still prepare. for one of the largest startup events in europe slush is taking place in the finnish capital of sinky thousands of startups and potential investors are exploring ways of doing business together over the past five years finland has managed to build a flourishing entrepreneurial scene on the legacy of nokia's phone operations and the creation of gaming heavyweights supercell and the angry birds developer rovio yet the country on the why do european region struggles to create a true global giant to compete with u.s.
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companies like google who isn't from. finland if they do something with cell phones at some point if it works yes that's right friend has the latest now on the papal visit to baghdad well that's right pope francis has become the first pontiff to visit bangladesh in more than thirty years the row hinge a refugee crisis is said to dominate his visit to the country is hosting hundreds of thousands of oranges who are living just take a look at this makeshift camps after fleeing me and more now on arriving in bangladesh francis called for decisive international action to solve the crisis once again in deference to me and more he avoided using the term were hedge. pope francis is asia tour has taken in two sides of a desperate humanitarian crisis. on the one side me and maher accused of systematic ethnic cleansing of the hinge on. and on the other bangladesh rolling
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out the red carpet today has welcomed almost a million of those who fled addressing the bangladeshi president the pope heaped praise on his hosts but again disappointed observers when he chose not to say the name revenger. in recent months the generosity and solidarity which is a whole mark of bangladeshi society has been seen most vividly in its humanitarian mission to a massive influx of refugees from rakhine state providing them with temporary shelter and the basic necessities of life of. their own. where the pontiff goes so go the church's followers by any means necessary amid the excitement ahead of the pope's mass tomorrow high hopes that his visit will bring a solution to the crisis. i wonder did. the visit will be fruitful for
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bangladesh if he comes and solves that problem by their hand to refugees. the pope ended upon paying his respects to the assassinated founding father of the nation. on friday he will come face to face with the hinge at least one. ards sports news now and all eyes are on russia as we draw closer to next year's football world cup the highly anticipated draw for the group stage will be made at the kremlin in moscow tomorrow here's a look at the pots and among the top seeds we see the usual suspects minus eliminated italy of course but there is also the surprise name of poland they benefit from their high fever ranking after a strong qualifying campaign moving to pot two you see it right there peru find themselves among the second seeds along with former winners spain and england three
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includes tournaments debutantes i think they're going to be the favorites iceland who know that they cannot be drawn in the same group as fellow nordic nations denmark and sweden and remember europe is the only confederation that can have two teams in one group the final part has some comparatively big names such as former semifinalist south korea they are set for a very tough group indeed and the countdown to next year's winter olympics in young chunk continues with a virtual reality center opening to bring the games just spectators of visitors can have a world bobsledding in snowboarding in the virtual world while also grabbing an early glimpse into the ultra high definition broadcast which will be available during the games the technology all developed in south korea will be on display through the end. of march. and here's
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a reminder of the top story that we're following for you the european union and the african union have agreed to an emergency plan to evacuate thousands of migrants stranded in libya the agreement came at the end of a two day summit in ivory coast and follows recent shocking revelations of slave trading in libya. well look at your calendar december is almost upon us and that means the christmas season in new york city stars and city officials gathered to make it official with the mayor flipping the switch on the christmas tree at walk a fellow center as always have time for now after a short break i'll be back to take you through the day but first we're going to leave you with some music to get you in the festive mood. and. still. have the same. title.
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laundry done international talk show for journalists discuss the topic of the week following the new african union summit europe and africa work together as equal partners to do young africans a brighter future on their own cause that's our topic this week on quadriga joining us. quadriga in sixty minutes. he tells us stirring stories. it makes us laugh.
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and cry. tremble and smile. magical images and emotions enough. to know the magazine every gend on d w. they know look like they know what we think. and soon they'll even know how we feel. i'm not a real person i'm still just a piece of software scientists around the world are working to measure our emotions . so hopefully i can be a helpful piece assault with a virtual person as a therapist or a robot as a teacher neither would have human empathy. what does
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a machine need to do to create empathy and a medical context when i disclose more information to a person or to computer in this case. algorithms phin stead of feelings measuring emotion starting december sixteenth t w. earlier this year u.s. president donald trump made british prime minister to rescind may his first guest at the white house he even tried to hold her hand so now he's telling her to talk to the hand tonight a lesson in trump diplomacy when he takes to twitter not even a special ally gets.


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