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story. must. behave. starts january 27th on. the be. the big. i am. this is news coming to you live from bundy and trisha for peace in libya one leaders at a major summit here in berlin say hold on zimbabwe to the country but is that enough to allow sting cease fire on the ground. on the program try not of course new cases of corona virus outbreak comes just as millions of chinese hit the road
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for. what are the risks of trading for the 3 who live to beijing. and vonage protests shocked beirut it's the worst undress in the lebanese capital since anti-government protests began their treat months ago. during the walk without the rewards a new study says women work billions of als each year for free. is in india for a look at what stops women there from getting big drops. the color of a warm welcome to you. a push towards a full ceasefire in libya one leaders gathered in berlin over the weekend for a peace conference they agreed to stop interfering in libya and respect a u.n.
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weapons in boggo but after 9 years of war the leaders of the main driving factions on the ground in libya are still refusing to meet face to face. is a mighty gathered in berlin on a sunday afternoon world powers united in a mission of hope german chancellor angela merkel invited representatives of more than 10 countries to press for a solution to the long running conflict in libya and it was only a few hours before the announcement of a breakthrough no more arms shipments to the war torn country. we can confirm that we have all agreed to respect the arms embargo and will also money toit more closely enough in the stack i continue to hold this in the gun that the fight is. however they haven't yet spelled out consequences for breaking the
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embargo. instead the conference pledged not to offer military support to the warring parties. russia and turkey in particular have long involved themselves in libya's civil war. the rival leaders themselves refused to sit down at the bargaining table libyan premier. met with his ally turkish president wretch of type. while warlord khalifa haftar join talks with france as a manual among others much as its stake for the international players here libya has oil and gas and is a key transit point for refugees the conference insisted that a new political process is necessary to address the country's crisis. and today in but leading member states along with the regional and international going to is ations if send a strong signal that we are fully committed to supporting the peaceful resolution
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of the libyan crisis. the real marker of the conference is success or failure won't comment till it's clear if the promises made here are being kept and that could take several weeks. joining me now for some analysis. from the european council on foreign relations welcome a lot of open questions what in the view was the biggest achievement of the conference on libya where you're right there are a lot of for an open question still but i think the difference to the conference is that we've seen in the past. it is that we have some substance we really have the parties that can took part in this conference commit to a cease fire to an arms embargo which isn't place effectively since 2011 but they've also talking about concrete measures to control this embargo this is not a one day conference this was a process that was organized by the germans in september and i think we have
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substance now and definition of a new political process but we also have a lot of open questions ok so let's start and flesh out some of the issues that you've talked about and the 2 main drivers with their general a kind of a half that is about as prime minister. but they did not meet face to face what will it take for them to commit to a cease fire because the talk right now is of a truth but not for a cease fire i think it's important to remember that this is a burden process that started in september and the idea of this process was not to bring together necessarily the libyan partners this is for the future this is for the political process it's the toughest task of the u.n. in this case the idea was to bring together the external actors because they say they are the ones that sent the mercenaries send the weapons to general have their on the one side to set out on the other side you have a number of external actors here and this is where the german government was worried so the idea is to dry out the support and then create the conditions on the
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ground that will improve the situation so one of the key elements is that ork external actors as you call them have promised to uphold the embargo how optimistic are you about that this is russia and to kill pretty deeply involved that yes i would be relatively positive when it comes to russia and turkey because they came to the berlin conference the president took part we've seen other high ranking delegates from from key states involved in libya taking part so i think the commitment is serious but you mentioned. party is on the ground and this is the big question mark and they were not ready to meet as i said it was not the idea of this conference but they are the germans invited set out and half that to berlin they were not ready to meet we saw a couple of accuse asians and we also see violations against the cease fire the day before the conference and on the day of the conference itself so this is the
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biggest question mark how will that figure out on the ground but one positive outcome was that representatives of these 2 major drivers would be meeting next week yes we have now a process that is defined we have the military side that will meet and talk about the sick security sector we need to mobilise the demobilization of the militias we need to stop of this military conflict and also there's a political dialogue forum where both parties agreed under the hostess of the un to meet and to discuss the key point which we alternate with him italy will need to come to a unity government and a new political process because a cease fire and embargo is not enough and fun is usually and through this conference has germany and europe given it said more heavily leverage in dealing with the conflict in libya well i think it's a key point that germany and europe took on this important mission and in the past we have seen a negative role of the u. we know that france and italy for example on different sides they were involved in
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this conflict so now the e.u. actually says we want to open a new chapter this is important for us for our security for european security from migration and we want a better future for libya and the high representative joe said orde has promised that the u.s. is going to play a bigger role potentially even with observing forces on the ground so they took up a big commitment john david on that from the european council on foreign relations that they said to have you with us thank you. turning now to china which is reporting a shop rise in the number of pneumonia cases caused by a new strain of corona virus officials confirmed the outbreak has not reached the capital beijing it comes at a time when pete millions are traveling across the country ahead of the new not new year holiday some 200 people have been infected and 3 have died in the central city of one where the virus was 1st identified cases have also been detected in thailand
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japan and south korea. straight go to a to beijing and to 5 been a question mark fabiani there is a fear there could be a rapid spread of the virus by travis ahead of this weekend's new no new year's celebrations just how much travel will there be around china in the coming days. i would call the. maybe the biggest challenge bites here in china it's expected that more than 400000000 people will be on the move mostly via train but also plane bus costs and so on and for many for example migrant workers in beijing cities like shanghai it's. the only chance to reunite with their families but of course the virus could spread rapidly at this. virus outbreak originated as one of the transports hops a connecting the cities in the uk at the east coast with every yes the quicks and
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100 people in the above being added risk from the virus. just today authorities confirmed the 1st case of the corona virus here in beijing but as you can see i mean daily life goes on people i'm not in a panic but what i can see if i talk to people on the street but also a scan social media posts there's a deep against the government and people are really pouring i think accurately it downplayed the the city in this of the virus because many people are it's you reminded of the time in 20022003 when there was the sars epidemic going on and just the 350 people alone in mainland china but dying of that virus and $300.00 more in hong kong and at that time people believed that the true government was transparent and didn't properly deal with the virus and famine so what measures are here authorities in china taking to contain the spread of this vitus. what we've
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seen is that major airports so-called body temperature scan us where you know it for passengers to check their health status and we know from use agency reports it's here in cities like beijing and shanghai and at the hospitals have not yet come up with any specific accounting measurements but we've seen some negative accomplishments to this a lot of censoring but also a social media post by the government it's quite a sensitive to sprint news about the virus and also we know that patients are relatives of the patients who protected by the virus they spent too much not to talk to the media and also not to spread the news about the virus online and i think that in kansas you have paranoia or skepticism and transparency to see that the people are not informed accurately via for i mean pressure in beijing thank you very much. let me now bring you up to date with some of the stories making
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news around the world is. stricken by drought have faced a new national calamity what some are describing as an apoplectic just storm now outback towns in the state of new south wales and by clouds of dust that drove through the region over the weekend. and that was not the only extreme weather to hit us straight ahead storms hit some areas the capital canberra was printed the size of golf balls 1000 homes in the region were left without power the hail dented cars and smashed windscreens. protesters have written to the streets of the iraqi capital baghdad as anti-government demonstrations become friendly and seen dozens a rooted in clashes with security forces over the weekend protests are demanding sweeping political reforms and an end to corruption. lebanon's president is meeting top security officials after
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a weekend of violent protests in the capital beirut largely peaceful demonstrations broke out 3 months ago with people demanding an overhaul of the political system and a solution to the country's economic crisis but in recent days the unrest has intensified . it's being called the most violent weekend since. protests began in october the demonstrators threw stones and projectiles at police officers fired water cannon rubber bullets and tear gas in response. sunday's clashes brought the total of protesters injured to some $500.00 this weekend. only breeds violence at the end of the day after only as months the protesters just want to prove they exist i don't blame them. one of. our most important demands independence and that he did. sure and independent
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government of competent people accountability early elections and returning looted money. look at the. anger of corruption and economic mismanagement have long fueled the protests on sunday demonstrators smashed windows at shops linked to a minister within the outgoing government was. the protest movement helped topple that government in late october and efforts to forge a new one are still stalling. the protesters say they fear their key demands are being ignored as top officials try to recreate on a new cabinet. it was 75 years ago this month that the auschwitz concentration camp was liberated germany's long vowed never to forget the jews and other minorities murdered there under orders from the nazi regime numerous memorials have been busy in the country to keep the victims memories alive one
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based in 2005 in the heart of abundant attracts many visitors they've also divides opinion right next to the german parliament 2711 studios of concrete some of them over 3 meters high. the holocaust memorial and berlin is famous among visitors from around the globe daniel is one of them he's from the netherlands and today he's here for the 1st time going down here if you feel like you're really going into its. dollars of slots go. to smaller you get basically. it's really gives you. like the walls are getting very close like you're being locked up in a way isolation helplessness disorientation these at the reactions that american peter eisenman hoped to provoke in visitors who king among
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the steels of the memorial to vogue the suffering of jews prosecuted during the holocaust. but some jewish visitors believe nothing can replicate the sorrow of that time as a 2nd generation we experienced the holocaust although i was not i wasn't born those years and those years we know these feelings of the people who were in the actual holocaust the cement wouldn't give me the feeling. that some children prefer to use the memorial as a playground rather than aside from member unless. that peta eisenman who is himself jewish has never had anything against that why not why not this is not sacred ground it is part of berlin and it you know when you walk in the
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field you know it's something different than being over there and that's that difference that i'm judged what that means. making your own judgment and then you locked up but it seems that what makes the memorial so special is everyone's freedom to experience it in their own personal way. a new study by the n.g.o.s oxfam says the world's billionaires have more west and the poorest 4600000000 people combined and it says women are the ones who are most disadvantaged oxfam's inequality report claims 22 of the world's richest men have more money in assets that all the women of africa that each day women and girls across the world put in some $12.00 and a half 1000000000 hours of unpaid work now that's cooking cleaning and looking
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after children and the elderly the that unpaid work is worth almost 11 trillion dollars a year to the global economy. now we go to india and look at how some women there are trying to break barriers and getting paid work. it doesn't pay much but this is how ect helps to support her $4.00 siblings and her mother like many 21 year olds she has big plans. ector has already finished a course in sewing technology and she's been attending training sessions with this youth and employability service to help her get a better paid job. i am determined to work i've had a very difficult life i've had problems with my family and other problems too but i've never accepted defeat i want to help my siblings build their careers if i get
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a good job my mother doesn't need to work as a maid and other people's homes anymore i know i will succeed. many more women across india are pursuing further education but less than a quarter of those eligible to work have jobs or are even seeking employment concerns about safety and transport are some of the reasons why families as well as employers don't want women working men is easier for one thing bosses don't have to worry about them getting home before it's dark that's been a problem pinky kemarre has faced she travels nearly 2 hours from her village just to get to work and sometimes she has to leave early in order to get home while it's still light but she's already broken it to brew by becoming the 1st woman in her family to have an office job even if she had to fight to get it so i've struggled
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a lot i wasn't allowed to work i had problems with the family but i feel very good about my 1st job i'm learning a lot i'm enjoying it. many women like pinky also struggle to work. or she's got them from wonder woman tries to work the family stops or they don't let her progress so they think she'll go out she could do anything don't let her out she'll dishonor us they don't trust her. about their safety when they go places will they return safely will someone harass them on the way will they be in danger we have to worry about all these things. so many barriers for women including ekta but still they persevere. the soaring inequality is also an issue of concern this week at the world economic forum in davos didn't we a correspondent spoke with. she is the c.e.o. of oxfam india she talked to him about changes businesses and governments can make
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right now. mr of the heart your report highlights global inequality and the results are shocking especially when it comes to the amount of unpaid work done by women how can the situation really change. i think it's fairly clear that the billionaire will needs to and this is an economic system which is built on the exploitation of women and girls and also of the poor this system makes the rich people more richer and the poor continue to live in in poverty so this has to change dramatically and to do that i think the 1st ask is from the billionaires and the super rich they should not do any harm they should stop the rig rigging the system in their own feet and i think it's very critical that governments start acting and the 1st one is governments must ensure everybody pays a fair tax just imagine isn't it it's ironic that at this moment you see that
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corporations and billionaires pay lower taxes than ordinary people so taxes and taxes and more taxes 2nd the governments need to invest heavily in public services public services like child care health care of the elderly the sick this is what is going to help the particularly the carrie kahn to me and the 3rd is to ensure that everyone gets a living wage. but there it is it really fair to blame the world's riches for these problems after all we know the situation is very complex. just look at the bloomberg data which says last year. drop $500000000000.00 added one trillion dollars to their wealth and let me give you another data since the global meltdown in 2008 you have seen the billionaire with actually going up by 60 percent and from 2000 to the bottom 50 percent of the global population continues to own
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just on one per cent so i think it's important to this obscene in the quality needs to end we need to end the boom and i think yes we need to call a spade a spade so the truth behind the c.e.o. of oxfam india talking to my connection and demand on in down last. to the industry and by i mean if done on the style as a trash 10 for need to climb to 2nd in the table or for the visitors goes came in the 2nd half it was a miserable afternoon for head coach airgun klinsmann taking on his for what club. you're concludes men took his place in the had to drag out or sold out or lympics stadium facing off against the club that sacks him in 2009 in a tight 1st half they had the better chances of it never enough ski poking wide for buying when he already done the hard part. so far so good for the man whose promise
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to revolution it had but his sights 4 game unbeaten spell was about to be mercilessly picked parks with event parasitics at the heart of it the croatian had his own shot blocks before providing the crucial assist for thomas miller was pascha had held out for an hour but the floodgates ripped out to open 10 minutes later by and won a penalty after a foul only on gorecki. leavened offs he started in his 20th of the season bringing him level with team adventure in the scoring charts i and there was no let up from by and giago because in the goal of the game not long after the spaniard looking very pleased with himself and for good reason picking his spots off the underside of the bar was the 2nd half go blitz was completed by
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paris it just reward for his efforts for neil the final score i cringe when outclassed by his former club. they have so much quality in their team their play they want to touch as the midfield you know their combination football you know then a flow and to stop that flow is pretty much impossible then especially when your team right now that is fighting relegation. that revocation fight now or feeling very real by ensuring christmas what he's missing. so let's check out what the weekend's results mean for the bundesliga standings our real lives extend their lead at the top to 4 points behind munich leap frog luck back into 2nd place dortmund remain in 4th. and in the bottom half no team is very far from danger frankfurt cologne and dream and all of this is news
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and these are our top stories at talks in berlin world leaders have pledged to oppose an arms embargo on libya german chancellor angela merkel said the participants agreed to end military support for the country's warring factions but libya's rival leaders refused to meet for direct talks. china's reporting a sharp rise in the number of pneumonia cases caused by a new strain of corona virus this concern the outbreak could spread as millions begin traveling for the lunar new year holiday. clashes between protesters and security forces 11 on have left hundreds injured it's the worst unrest in the capital beirut since anti-government protests began 3 months ago demonstrators are angry over the political leadership failure to form a new government. a report from oxfam says the world's
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billionaires 2 and a half 1000 of them have more money than the poorest $4600000000.00 people combined it says women and girls are worst off doing billions of hours of unpaid care work. this is the news from berlin and for more you can always follow the twitter. or you can visit our website that's the dot com. you're watching dude of the news live from berlin coming up next business deals with stephen best to stay with us for that if you get.
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an exclusive interview with the non-con dog a stance prime minister speaks with the editor in chief u.s. border not sconce perspective on the kashmir crisis. what does he hope results from the peace negotiations in afghanistan why has he remained silent about the plight
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of the week or so in china and what our interview with iran kind. of. 60 minutes on d w. every 2 seconds a person is forced to flee their home nearly 71000000 people have been forcibly displaced. the consequences have been disastrous our documentary series displaced depicts dramatic humanitarian crises around the world you know. what a good thing when i didn't go to university to kill people that way i don't want to have my boss come to me and tell me to kill someone having in many and if i don't they'll kill me and. people feel for their lives and their future so they seek refuge abroad is about the only one of about scares me the most about this state he
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seems to rise is that someday we won't even see the roofs. but what will become of those who stay behind and say my husband went to peru because of the crisis. if he hadn't gone there we would have died of hunger. let us run out of town. just wish this week to. climate change and inequality for the 2 biggest issues climbing to the top of the agenda at this year's world economic forum meetings in davos we'll look at what setting the tone in the swiss alps. also on the show can europe declare its digital independence from the u.s. and china we'll take you to that discussion in munich.

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