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tv   World Stories  Deutsche Welle  August 31, 2019 6:15pm-6:31pm CEST

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and a reminder of the top story that we're following for you at this hour police fired tear gas and water cannons with blue dye of protesters on the streets of hong kong it's the 13th straight weekend of mass protests there for thousands of those democracy demonstrators defy the police bands and march just a day after several protest leaders were arrested in any crackdown. through watching news more news at the top of the hour don't forget all the latest headlines available on our web site d w dot com thanks wrong. move. my 1st bicycle was a sewing machine. where i come from women are almost by this ocean for something as simple as learning how to write them by side isn't. since i was a little girl i wanted to albums by cycle of my home and it took me years them and . finally the game been mentioned by me on my side and returned with the sewing
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machine sewing i suppose was more apt procreate for girls than writing advice and now i want to meet this woman back home full of bones but i've been drinking and social norms and inform them about their basic rights my name is the about of people homes and i work at eton. this week and will store. bricks in spokes fears of new conflict in island a taxi driver from them becomes an opera star but 1st we start off in iraq and much
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of the world's oil supply pulses through the strait of hormuz now the conflict between iran and the us is affecting people on the moon side and. it's early morning in the sun beating down on the island of relentless there's no natural water source and few other resources for that matter despite that the island has been highly valued for centuries as a strategic location portugal for instance constructed this fortress spec in 1507 to control mara team traffic in the persian gulf today the strait of hormuz is once again witness to conflict as the standoff over british like tank seized by iranian authorities continues. a fisherman takes us out into the straight past the island of la rock the iranian military uses the island to monitor the area which includes the narrow passage all ships must pass through to reach the largest oil ports in the region. currently very few international tankers use iranian waters to
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navigate the strait many fear being swept up in the conflict between washington and tehran and the iranian military is not alone as it petrols these waters the u.s. has also deployed ships into the persian gulf the u.s. wants to strengthen its presence here to guarantee the passage of international cargo ships which has angered the iranian government as well as the iranian people . and i don't think they would welcome any sort of you know military presence from the region itself that's a part of iran's political culture not to you know. actors in the region. few people on the island of a movie seem interested in politics they're just hoping there will be a swift end to the regional standoff. been a sermon against the tensions are resolved the entire economy improve and we're part of that. everyone is out of work here in hormuz i don't know what to do with
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my wife and kids we can't all live on fishing alone. things would improve for tourism more tourists would pay a visit to this island and that way it could develop. without stability turning homo's into a popular tourist destination remains a distant prospect. our next story takes us to northern ireland with a no deal bricks a gleaming people here fear the irish board up will be closed and that they worry could spark a crisis a return to the period of violence known as the troublous. one of the most popular activities these days for visitors to belfast is a troubles 2 or a 137 people hospitalized there were horrific injuries there were people multiple
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loss of limbs they were guides like paul donnelly navigate what's called a history of terror. deadly clashes between protestant supporters of british rule and catholics wanting to unite with the republic of ireland were largely ended 2 decades ago by a power sharing deal known as the good friday agreement but now the looming prospect of a new deal breck's it could mean the return of checkpoints along the irish border and that has people like donnelly warning that former anti british guerrillas known as dissident republicans might have bandon the peace process up so that the ends of the hard border it gives the public and a contemporary justification for their violence you know it's not just ideological it's saying this is an abstract anymore look at those clips along the border this is deferential and what they see is this part of them from the rest of it that oh there are. worries over
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a hard border and the loss of other rights are compelling even some former pro british loyalists to consider the once unthinkable uniting northern ireland and the republic of ireland the good friday agreement means northern ireland can take a vote on doing just that belfast new lord mayor johnson who can wants to make sure citizens are well educated about their options while hoping they'll back unification his party should feign open. lobby's for that it's a cause that colored his life he was just 9 years old when he saw his father a prominent republican human rights lawyer shot dead by pro british paramilitaries despite getting death threats himself as he took office in may then you can believe the time is right to move forward will be brax it doesn't automatically mean that unification will happen but what i do think is that it means that the conversation hostile happened because the conversation has already started not just from people within the north but people all over the island of ireland and certainly within
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europe as well. billy hutchinson a city council member from the progressive unionist party served 16 years in prison for 2 sectarian murders hutchinson says he's rejected violence but he's worried others haven't what i concerned about is the people will try to use bracket. from the the border post as an excuse to start another war. recent surveys suggest most people in northern ireland prefer to stay part of britain for now but those who want to united ireland say they're in no hurry expecting a chaotic prexy to help their case. taxi driver many see in bloom from dublin has always enjoyed singing arias on the road a passenger recorded him and put the video online it went viral and now the south african capital is a star. with the we all know is just 27 years old but half of south africa already
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knows he is shot to fame when a passenger filmed him singing opera in his taxi and the video went viral. it's just get to my emotions so much because i didn't realize it will go the spa. it can just go tool to facebook may be part of it soul 2 of the deal was one of them or just saying no can you bring that guy it's a common platform in my wedding or something like that just just a small things that small ball would be like kids. menzies' phone is constantly ringing he gets requests for interviews from all over the world
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invitations to perform and give or dishes to men's wear shop even offered him a free taxi to for his next event. lenzie is currently rehearsing for an upcoming performance the piano player is menzies former teacher some bello mechanic is known menzies since primary school and he himself had no formal music training he's mostly self-taught the next day when z. is off to cape town he's been invited to take part in a competition for professional opera singers and he's feeling optimistic. to be my 1st time to see the competition and i know many been there and so excited about this to the team just to books can tell. us it's like it was important to.
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have that yet. come a final run through in the dressing room and really really. then it's the still. to come the. from the. top of the. huge rounds of applause for menzi but unfortunately it's not enough to secure a 1st prize i reckon durban it's back to taxi driving for the time. i'm still a father and i. put bread on the table as well so i have to when i have to
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when i cannot stop because i haven't got that stable income about this flame but it's good that i can see it's going there. menzies' determines to its boxes to rear he says like this still on the side every chance he this is as good as. bordeaux wines from the area near saw him your all popular of the world over now u.s. president donald trump is threatening to slap high power some french wines and that has local wine growers. at the end of the summer trimming the bones of the excess leaves is one of the last tossed swine makers fix. this year produce up here tom on things his bottle could turn out fairly well.
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so far the year is gone smoothly. it's only august the wine harvest is in early october so we have a bit of time before we know for sure. 11 year or so and much less predictable is what will happen to sales especially to the united states after president's trump said he would slap a huge imports tax on french wines a threat b s brother in law is taking seriously the family has worked in the vignettes here for 3 generations and he says every penny counts. i think he wants to show his authority yes that's his character. but i hope he is not serious we have to see us your views on these 2 well if he really john was the customs duties on french wines and really i don't know if we'll be able to make any money on the wines we exported to the united states you need.
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maybe in some to me some 2400000 cases of wine not produced every year wine making here goes back to roman times in 1909 the region was even declared a unesco world heritage site but one of the finest winter just will always find a buyer wine cellar much epeat says mid-market producers will suffer when you are de best in something you would always have them and so that's i my opinion not a big problem for the main production it's going to be a huge issue yes that means wine makers like pierre and his family for them politics add another layer of uncertainty to a laborious production process the french president will stand up for them whether or not he wins the political battle could affect wind of us all over the world.
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enter the conflicts of funding the powerful. north atlantic treaty organization nato has just had its 70th birthday but it wasn't a happy one my guess this week here at nato headquarters is rose gottemoeller the organization his deputy secretary general who she's now acknowledged that plato has serious splits in its unity conflict. teetotal. to be in good shape. sweet temptation. and decompose and should have asked. his wife. not to cost any kentucky takes on the why should i eat all sugar and how harmful kids sugar and how
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should i enjoy food without any chauffeur in good shape in 60 minutes long d.w. . come along on the deal venture some of the famous naturalist and explorer. to celebrate clicks on the from him blogs $250.00 they are embarking on a 4 year job discovery. expedition one boy on dino. you never stand up for you what of course we step up for europe just seem to live in a kind of the universe you know like those who let's not be silly please the north atlantic treaty organization nato has just had its 70th birthday but it wasn't a happy one constant coughing by donald trump about defense spending has caused fits a resentment here in europe my guess this week here at nato headquarters is rose.

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