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this is deja news coming to you live from bali and the latest vamp on the long road to bragg. proposes a flexible trial month delay for the u.k. to leave the bloc. wants it sooner by june the thirtieth also coming up the libyan capital is on the track from militia groups in a power struggle the u.n. secretary general thrust to the valar trinny and civil war as eastern forces commander tries to drive arch the un backed government. and an unusual battleground
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for ukraine's presidential election a medical center both candidates in the runoff submit to block task to show they are fit for office. with. color of a warm welcome to you i'm. british prime minister is a may has asked the e.u. for yet another extension to breaks it saying the u.k. needs more time to avoid leaving the block without a deal tourism has asked for a delay to june the thirtieth bought in another twist to an already complicated situation european council president donald trump has suggested an extension of up to a year. another day another dia donald letter from u.k. prime minister to resign may she's asking for yet another break sit deadline
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extension this time until june thirtieth her letter also promised to britain would take part in parliamentary elections if london council gree under pressure deal before hand another option report suggests the president of the european council donnel to the e.u. member states to offer a flexible extension of up to warn year to avoid a new deal bricks it one member of the british cabinet suggested they might have to accept the offer. well if we can't find a way through with all of them we have no choice but it's not offer us choice of first choice is to leave quickly cleanly deliver the referendum results and allow persons of record and we're very optimistic that you know britain has a very very successful post writes the future but we have this challenge of a hung parliament that we need to overcome in order to get. germany repeated its call for a unified approach to avoid a disorder he brags that
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a statement from france has these suggested extension would not meet the existing d.-u. conditions which the now awaits a response from brussels. in libya powerful militias moving in on the capital tripoli in the past few years oz in general khalifa haftar as troops have taken a village just forty kilometers south of the capital where the un backed government is based it's begun deploying troops around the city it's an escalation of the palace struggle that has raised in libya since the fall of gadhafi in two thousand and eleven the head of the united nations antonio good ten ish has just left libya where he met with both the government and general have a terrorist says he hopes a military confrontation in libya can still be averted. now for some analysis i have with me marcus kayyem. in the german institute for international and security affairs welcome oxes we had the eastern forces holding
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a homing in to tripoli how serious is this situation military i mean your assessment there is here is actually we're expecting some kind of development for the last couple of weeks we've seen the forces off. advancing to the help of libya occupying the most important oil fields in general or in february so extending his reign his power and actually we're expecting the next move the next move will be to the west to misrata and to people ok so tell us a little bit more about khalifa have done what are his aims basically it's a straw man in the east of libya being. the rule of the east and to solve a country and the counterpart to the internationally recognized government in tripoli and he's this paul does not rest on a unified government on it or unified political entity it's curious power rests on the militias on the ground and therefore we call maybe not weak but fred.
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therefore. is to wait if the if he's going to resist me to move to resistance and some of the missions with the sides ok now as you mentioned the u.n. secretary general good tradition was in tripoli as he was being treated i'm leaving with a heavy heart and deeply concerned so how much of a setback would it be if this internationally recognized government want to be dislodged it's a tremendous setback for the international community to have to keep in mind that under u.n. supervision there was already a national conference scheduled for mid april in which political reconciliation or both should be established and you know actual unity government should be established and this is off the table and we're back to it's back to zero. given all the efforts of the international community all the united nations of france for the european union and the international mediator so what would be the kind of
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blind implications if this u.n. backed government does for basically where libya is expected to slide back into civil war situation we have between twenty and have been twenty fourteen but bush continued more or less since then and therefore european peasant why the implication because libya is the most important transit country for migration and therefore one of the migration policy pillars of the european union was an existing cooperative living in government and this is not existing anymore of the whole idea of cooperation between europe and libya with three automatic russian simply off the table so a lot of instability in the region and briefly marcus is there anything at this late stage the international community can do to deescalate the situation not really because the more most important options are on the table i'll have been put on the table then the connection conference with the man and i mentioned.
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one option that hasn't worked before and. bargo and that basically there's not so much to do for the international community right marcus khan thank you very much for that analysis and you often the german institute for international and security fails thank you. time now to look at some other stories making news around the world thousands of anti-government demonstrators are marching through the algerian capital and shias for a seventh consecutive friday they're calling for a change of government the latest rally comes just days after pressure from the army and street protests forced the alien president of the disease beautifully to step down after twenty years in power. the international criminal court's chief prosecutor says her u.s. visa has been revoked and sudo was going to launch an investigation into possible war crimes by u.s. soldiers in afghanistan last month u.s. secretary of state mike wants that washington would take measures against i.c.c.
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stuff probing u.s. forces for alleged abuses. fully u.s. president barack obama has met a chance to underline there in berlin as part of his three day visit to germany the two affective discussed trans atlantic ties which have been strained under the trunk administration obama drop up his trip but the town hall for young people in berlin on saturday. which is days to go until israel's vote in a match and national elections final poll suggests a dry tween prime minister binyamin netanyahu is likely to win a fifth in office although his centrist challenger former general benny gantz is not that far behind him during the campaign a significant minority has been largely ignored iran twenty percent of israeli citizens identify themselves as arab their voice in israel's parliament the knesset
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has been weakened after a coalition of arab based ottens bought some arabs are now expected to boycott the vote or together. the port city of haifa in northern israel where arabs and jews live alongside each other they work eat and drink in the same places these days politics dominates daily life right wing parties advertise using patriotic israelis slogans and promote national pride many native arabs here feel left out. on a curry is a student working in a cafe in the mixed neighborhood of haidar like many from his generation he sees himself as a palestinian with israeli citizenship the trouble seems that some israeli political parties portray arabs as the enemy. since the beginning of the election campaign the right wing parties are challenging each other to incite more and be
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more racist only to win votes. with. some arab voters feel disappointed by all sides of politics a coalition of are representing parties called the joint list was the third strongest group in the knesset after the last election but the alliance recently split apart. jafar father is the director of the center which advocates for equality between all citizens he explains what many arabs in israel are hoping for . an order to be able to recognize each other's human and national rights we need to respect our basic rights and live with dignity. we can not recognize the other if they discriminate against us and use our resources such as our homes land and manpower. fifty percent of arab voters in israel are expected not to vote in the upcoming elections mohamed is an activist in the boycott election movement and i want to struggle in for our existence and our fight now is
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for more awareness and this is nothing we can achieve in the knesset. or understands this viewpoint but he still believes that voting is essential. because of the. movement claims that they are the voice of the streets i say we can raise our voice both in the streets and in the knesset we don't need to choose either one we can do both. in the cafes of haifa it's rare to find a table of mixed cultures despite living in parallel societies here at least most people can find their peace. and elections the runoff election is also due in ukraine when and usually steps in both the remaining candidates in the presidential election of submitted themselves to this not to score it for by the challenge a comedian the lenski who wants to show that both he and president better poroshenko a medically fit the two candidates are now arguing about how to hold
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a televised debate as forty million ukrainians look on them used. to go i'll be waiting for you here at the olympic stadium the debate will take place here. in front of the people of ukraine all the channels can broadcast alive and all journalist will be able to attend both candidates must undergo medical tests so that ukrainians can be sure neither of us is an alcoholic or drug user this country needs a healthy president you know my brain about the ones not all of it is them and there it was. his long awaited reply to all those who say he's weak on policy as a comedian running scared of tough questions but this won't be an ordinary political debate in an ordinary television studio instead selenski wants it hell i live in front of a crowd of up to seventy thousand interior olympic stadium. the
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same epic soundtrack the same attempt in formality the incumbent petro poroshenko is response wasn't long in coming the president never missing a chance to insist that his show business rival isn't serious about politics. if the bucket for a debate is not a show an election campaign decides the future of the country for years and decades to come but this is no time for jokes becoming president and commander in chief is no game. but for all his claims that selenski is only playing becoming president it's petro poroshenko himself who's now playing catch up in a new political reality where zelinsky is making the rules that your stadium it is then i'll be waiting for you vladimir aleksandrovich. ukrainians then work up to these images both candidates arriving to take blood tests as demanded by zelinsky
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in his opening gambit president poroshenko is not only accepting the challenge to debate in front of a thousand strong stadium audience he's also willing to put his medical history up for discussion against the challenger more than ten years his junior selenski is making good on his promise to turn ukrainian politics upside down the only question is how ordinary ukrainians will react to this unlikely battle of the candidates. this year germany is marking hundred years since the founding of the influential house school of design if you're a fan of. an ascetic you want to pay a visit to the brand new museum which opened today in the city. that's where the movement going to start more than a thousand items on display or five floors the museum for these icons of progressive design in the historic a contest context during the nazis rise to power. coming up
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next indeed business africa national elections later this year in tunisia but the government is reluctant to end its state of emergency in that country be satisfied economic problems and the national currency plummeting. that story and more coming up with give us shortly do stay with you if you can. please to curious. do it yourself network. news. channel subscribe and don't miss out. on the water starts rising people fight for survival and if you sign up and get people to buy it when there's a flood water comes up toward where.


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