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bridge. exclusively to march starts nov seventeenth w. this is d w news line from burlington islamists on the streets of pakistan are issuing fresh demands to see pakistani christian bibi hung today for insulting islam this after pakistan's supreme court unanimously acquitted how for lack of evidence we'll talk to a correspondents close to the case also coming up. with one day left before u.s. sanctions hit me just sectors of iran's economy thousands of iranians rally in the
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streets of tehran we look at the impact of the new sanctions on people's lives that . to. i need to keep money welcome to the program islamists in pakistan are renu in their calls for death by hanging for asieh bibi angry protesters have staged rallies since her acquittal was announced on wednesday pakistan's supreme court said there wasn't enough evidence to convict the christian woman of insulting islam bibi sat on death row for eighty is awaiting a decision and her husband has now asked a number of countries for help citing fears for her life. for more on this story i'm now joined by shallow shams from asia really it's good to see you so we've just had that begins husband says how life is in danger what's the latest information
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you have on how well being. well we received an order you clipped from a person very close to the b.b. family and he said that b.b.c. life is still in danger the family's life is in danger and we know that the b.b.c. husband also pleaded appealed to the u.s. president and the british prime minister that they should do something about it try to get the family out of pakistan but things have become really complicated the protesters are still calling for her death and we know that the protesters kind of forced the government to strike a deal with them and the government agreed to to their demands so it has become it is becoming increasingly difficult for aasiya bibi to leave the country all to live safely in pakistan shadow you say a difficult situation so how likely is it that baby's family will be able to leave the country as the husband appeals for international help well he has appealed to
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a number of countries and we know that the that france and spain have offered asylum to the family to be b. but the question is what is imran khan's government going to do about the agreed to a deal in which they said that they would do to. try to to take measures to ban bibi's departure from pakistan if that happens then it will become very difficult for bibi to leave pakistan and how life will remain under threat from asia thank you. time now for some of the other stories making news around the world a group of thousands of central american migrants heading for the u.s. has begun splintering off after mexican officials broke a promise to supply buses the group of about four thousand people is traveling through an area locals call the route of death the governor of veracruz had offered safe passage to mexico city on buses but officials later withdrew the offer. a
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dozen people have been killed in floods in sicily as storms continue to bring destruction to italy officials say at least twenty nine people have been killed in storms really in strong related incidents in italy this week and forecasters say more bad weather lies ahead. us president donald trump is spending the final weekend before tuesday's midterm elections competing for republican candidates at a rally in florida he told supporters of vote for democrats is a vote for socialism that would turn florida into venezuela he repeated calls for border security to keep immigrants out who he's depicted as dangerous. now the future of germany's governing coalition between angle americans conservatives and the social democrats will be topping the agenda of two closed party meetings in berlin today michael c.d.u. will be holding their first session since the chancellor and now as she would stand
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down as party leader of the social democrats will debate whether they want to continue working with macko and her party calls for an exit from the governing coalition have been growing louder after the s.p.d. suffered bruising results in two recent state elections their leader is under pressure to shop and have bought his profile or pull the plug on the current conditions. for let's speak to the chief political correspondent she is in front of the c.d.u. party headquarters where the meeting is about to start so we kill of the city is primary concern is discussing a successor for party leader what are the next steps. well really this meeting was called before this shock announcement by the german chancellor last monday that she would step down as the leader of her conservative c.d.u. party in now the word here is with those leaders beginning to meet behind me there might be some regional conferences planned where the candidates can introduce
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themselves of course there are three people who are still in the race the two key contenders. have them both the party secretary general who's who has the full backing of the german chancellor quite clearly and met somebody who's really emerged out of the past of the c.d.u. he used to have a key function and then he went into big business now also being a board member of blackrock the world's largest investment company so that's where the c.d.u. stands right now and it looks like the party is in for quite a bit of debate on who they might want to see as the as the top of the c.d.u. party in the future before that key party conference early to say what about the city's coalition partner the social democrats how is the party planning to reinvent itself. well there actually is still a big question mark we've seen
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a succession of demands formulated by the social democrats who are currently of course in coalition with angela merkel's conservative c.d.u. party basically trying to up the ante to basically threaten that they might leave the coalition unless there was fast movement on their key concerns particularly on social issues but at the same time the social democrats know that if there were fresh elections they would most likely also be staring into an abyss if you look at the current polling so this coalition of angular machall and particularly the social democrats are currently held together by the fear of how much worse it could get for them at the polls now both parties see the un s.p.d. as you've mentioned suffered heavy losses doing the last eight elections to parties on the extreme ends so how shaky is the grand coalition right now. is extremely shaky and the social democrats keep having their internal nervous
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breakdowns now we're hearing that the left wing of the party really wants to see some movement on issues actually being produced some successes seen for the social democrats there in this so-called grand coalition that certainly is no longer that grand because if you look at the current polling if there were fresh elections this current coalition would be unlikely to be able to achieve a majority needed to form another government so the social democrats really over their own party and what the way out of this current deep hole that they're in can be. now with the latest thank you. it manias have staged mass protests against the united states one day before new american sanctions going to effect anger against the u.s. has spiked since president trump decided to withdraw from the iran nuclear deal and
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tens of thousands took part in protests took part in protests across the country which also mocked the storming of the u.s. embassy thirty nine years ago a key event ahead of the islamic revolution. a show of defiance this protest takes place annually but this year tensions are running high . facing new american sanctions on monday the regime is shopping its rhetoric. in parliament the man once in charge of negotiating nuclear policy with washington compared the united states current leader to one of iran's bitterest enemies. now mr donald trump like former iraqi dictator saddam has decided to fight the iranian nation he wants to directly oppress and torture the iranian nation. but elsewhere in tire and worries a growing about the impact of the sanctions they're expected to further drive up consumer prices and why heavily on the country's growth right which had been
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recovering from an earlier round of penalties. we can see the effect of sanctions in this bizarre there was a man here today who did not have money to buy lotion for his baby because the economic situation is getting worse the people are very poor and times are hard he . expects sleeker runs large and become a protests in january to the country's deteriorating economic situation the fear among regime supporters the latest u.s. sanctions will only deepen iran's problems and further undermine the foundations of the islamic republic. french president emmanuel mccall says the territory of new caledonia has voted to remain part of france with ninety five percent of votes counted nearly fifty seven percent of people have voted against independence . they have us much at stake for the people of new caledonia walters' queued for
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hours and turned out in droves to cast their ballots a number of polling stations had to stay open longer than planned for many in this referendum was an emotional day. when i put my won't in the box i almost cried because i thought of our mothers and fathers who really fought hard for this this land has a past history the country has a very diverse population agents people from other pacific islands and about forty percent are descendants from the original inhabitants an ethnic group called to come back those people mostly wanted independence for them it would have been a way to express their opposition to colonialism. but thirty four percent of the population has due peen roots and are descendants from the first french said last citizens from france still immigrate to the territory we will stay in flatus we are. no reason to move.
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finally many may have seen the advantages of being part of france believe also in france the president addressed the nation shortly after the results became clear. the. first of four and i must express my immense pride that we have taken this historic step to gather i also want to express my pride as the head of state that the majority of the kind of billions have chosen france. it's a sign of confidence in the french republic in its future and it's no use. and perhaps also an attachment to the one point three billion used in annual subsidies that france transfers to new caledonia every hear.
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leverkusen headed into the bundesliga weekend in outstanding form after two wins in the past week which saw them score eleven goals along the way but that run came to an abrupt end on saturday as they were given a taste of their own medicine by a resurgent tough and high. leverkusen fans were likely expecting another explosive performance against hoffenheim given their team's recent run of form and they looked to be right when leverkusen seemed to have matched the opener just ten minutes him but celebrations were cut short as a play was ruled offside. and leverkusen hopes were further dash by rhys nelson's curling shot in one thousand nine hundred minute. the english youngster now has six league goals to his name. and this one might have been the best of the bunch. never cusins reaction was a swift one. mitchell visor split open hoffenheim stiff fence with perception and kathleen bell of abi was there to rifle it into the far corner to equalize one one
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half an hour in. but hoffenheim weren't content to split points just four minutes later in a wide open jol intone headed home public on the show because cross in the visitors were back ahead. five minutes after the break and joel intone was brought down in leverkusen xbox one chance of grief conley stepped up and slotted at home from the spot. jol intone burst pass a leverkusen offense in the seventy third minute picking up his second of the match and piling on to leverkusen is misery. it ended for one a tough pill to swallow for leverkusen and likely the opposite end of the result they expected to be given their recent performances. so eleven cousins good for him ended abruptly here the rest of the results from match day ten so far when you think a leader has got man one at both back by andrew at home with my book like fish and
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it had a strong start to the season and shock us so hand over a soft hand over. drew and a fight in front we've got a good win that should got two more games to look forward to on sunday. you're watching the news live from baghdad we do have well coming at the top of the hour i don't forget you can always log on to call for all the caucus in the news and information thank you for. coming to. the point. go. first to connie most of the door is grammy moments arrives. your regular turn on her journey back to freedom to you know work interactive documentary the world entering it returns home the long d.w. don't come.

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