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our documentary series slavery routes starts march 9th on d w. this is the deadly news live from berlin safe passage back hundreds of americans are evacuated from a cruise ship in japan after a nerve wracking 2 week foreign seen periods big flung back to the u.s. and china flights. no laughing matter a top u.n. official calls the libya ghost a joke that off to germany holds a meeting on the sidelines of the security conference in munich to revive
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a truce in libya as a cease fire in 1000. plus deadly storm dennis passes britain to extreme weather claims at least 3 lives and leaves thousands of tons on the port authority is a warning more life threatening flooding and days of destruction apply. a math anyhow thanks be from pany u.s. passengers stuck on a cruise ship in japan being evacuated after an anxious 14 day quarantine period on sunday authorities reported another 70 infections of the corona virus on board the diamond princess bringing the total to weibo $350.00 of the $400.00 americans boarded buses to take them to charter flights leaving for the u.s. many believe to go home after what was supposed to be a trip of a lifetime but it's. likely they'll have to spend another 2 weeks in quarantine
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after arriving in the u.s. . in north korea meanwhile there are no official reports of cases with verifiable information from the isolated country very difficult to obtain young recently announced a raft of new measures designed to stop the virus known as coded 19. north korea is keen to demonstrate that it is doing all it can to protect its people from the corona virus despite officially denying any confirmed cases these researches have allegedly developed a substance that can prevent the spread of 19 instead of a masquerade to mark the birth of the late leader kim jong il kim jong un tried to beat to his father with an unusually low key visit to a national moves away and. state media has announced that anyone who has visited china must now remain in quarantine for 30 days all flights and trains have also
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been suspended north korea has also closed its borders to foreign tourists. to the spirit that we manufacture here can stop the coronavirus authorities say public buildings will be disinfected 1st and they say thousands of medical staff have been deployed to monitor the population for symptoms hundreds of additional bicycles have been provided to enable house to house checks in remote regions now to what's making news in other parts of the world. a 2 way corona virus quarantine has come to an end for more than 100 germans kept on a military base in the south of the country none of the patients have tested positive for the virus after they were evacuated from the chinese city of. the german court has ordered u.s. electric vehicle make a tesla to stop clearing forest land need to build its 1st european factory ruling comes out of the state environmental office gave the green want to clear $92.00
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hipkiss of forest for the gigantic. syrian state media say government forces have made advances against the rebel held on clive's in the province of aleppo the region has been held by opposition forces since 2012 the advances of upset a fragile cooperation between ankara and moscow which opposing which back posing factions in the conflicts on the final day of the security conference in munich a top u.n. official told leaders that the libya arms embargo is a joke officials met on the sidelines to discuss efforts to stem the violence that has plagued the north african country in a protected civil war libya is just over the mediterranean from europe and the country from which refugees in bach on a perilous journey trying to reach the. libya is still a wash with alms and fighting is still raging despite the ceasefire agreed in germany last month a top u.n.
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official at the munich security conference said the truce had been violated $150.00 times since then and she said efforts to cut the flow of weapons had been equally unsuccessful the arms embargo has become a joke and so it you know we all really need to step up here and. it is complicated because there are violations that are you know happening on land sea and air and that all needs to be monitored. in libya fighters loyal to the internationally recognized government control only a small area around the capital tripoli most of the rest of the country is in the hands of the rebels a month after germany hosted the libya conference in berlin its participants gathered around the table again this weekend in munich 30 nations including the united states russia and turkey germany's foreign minister condemned the fact that
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some of these states as well as others not present continue to supply weapons to the north african country. but it is important that we create transparency and sure that those who intend to continue breaking this weapons and bargo must expect to be identified. but europe's leaders are not speaking with one voice different e.u. governments even back opposing sides in the conflict that lack of common purpose was another of the conference's focal points but after it was over the conference chairman told d.w. that europe was slowly making progress what i thought was new and important here this year is that the european union is beginning to be bait. to how and and how europe can really learn the language of power e.u. foreign ministers will be meeting in brussels to discuss efforts to improve the policing
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of the libya arms embargo. well political correspondent emmanuel shah's told us earlier that despite the phobia of international efforts to end the fighting in libya the process is not. the agreement i was raised in but in the last month has been repeatedly violated we're hearing that the truce has been violating more than a $150.00 times and breaking this embargo that means that that means of violating a un resolution and that should lead to economy sanctions to a diplomatic sanctions so there was no breakthrough on. the munich security conference to positive aspect that we can see here is that the top officials keep talking about the issue with one another and that sends a clear message to international community a very much wants to remain hands on on the region a peace process do you for i mean is so divided want to me to impress on monday
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they will also be a follow up meeting in geneva on tuesday and what's perhaps more significant that you started to leave given rivals are scheduled to meet up so. their veto of the national army and us are actually supported by the international community when the top end of the months that was doubly political correspondent and many was shot speaking to us earlier well one of the most powerful non-tropical storms on record has slammed into britain storm dennis is battering the u.k. with torrential rain and go force winds and forecasters say the severe weather could last through monday the storm is being blamed for at least 3 deaths so far and it's also disrupted travel across the u.k. . a close call for passengers touching down in haiti through our night as we go to it is going to go in the going to go around. hundreds of
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flights have been cancelled due to the strong winds with widespread travel disruptions felt across the u.k. . the persistent rain has left this town in wales unrecognizable after its river burst its banks. the strong current slapped it harms and swallowed the countryside communities had little time to prepare. or try to keep the level had came for says he came back you know you can only do what you can do at the end of the day nature will just stay what he's going to day so there's not much he can to just talk. the flooding is expected to be worse this time around following storm sierra with rain falling on already saturated ground. conditions are expected to ease in the coming days as communities begin to assess the damage. now to bangladesh where a long standing to boot has been broken for the 1st time
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a former sex worker has been laid to rest in a formal islamic ceremony the burial is being hailed as a landmark for the muslim majority nation even though it's one of the few such countries where the sex trade is legal. this is done a deal at the world's biggest brothel around $1200.00 women work in these tightly packed quarters prostitution is legal in bangladesh but still a sin for devout muslims until now islamic leaders have refused a spiritual burial for anyone in the sex trade. michael moore did it. since my childhood i've seen bodies of sex workers being thrown into the river. we never had funerals here if we tried the villagers would often chase us away we're going to end up in the. bottom of all that changed this month when the 1st official funeral was held for one of the women here
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a coalition of 6 workers managed to persuade the local police to push for a proper funeral. they departed on the. logo the local council and around $250.00 people gathered for the funeral. but the mom refused to come. in he said he didn't want to leave prison for a sex worker. so i went to him and asked him why i mean. when someone has died. who are we to judge their sins or good deeds. that's up to the almighty but when we took we're going to have. the funeral breaks a taboo for sex workers long stigmatized and shunned by mainstream muslim society. model she said i am of that we have finally received our rights as humans were citizens of this country and part of society we finally received our long awaited freedom after all these years we've only been exposed to oppression nothing else.
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a small step towards dignity in death for everyone and bangladesh. to speak to football now and by munich travelled to cologne on sunday hoping to. reclaim top spot from life see the hosts form has gone from the sublime to the ridiculous since the winter break the question being which colline would turn up this time for. followed their 51 capitulation to daughter and with a 4 nil thrashing of freiburg win or lose they guarantee goals and that was the case again against bio and. unfortunately the ball went the way of the visitors in the 1st half robert levin dubs people can distorting with his 23rd of the season one nil to the champions after just 3 minutes. 2 minutes later it was 2 no 3 kingsley c'mon. i live in the city with me turn to miss miller with the
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layoff the smug finish things were getting embarrassing for cologne and more ways than one. there were just 12 minutes on the clock went by and put themselves out of sight. so as to not be 3 no i. it was more of the same after the break as cannot be grabbed his 2nd 66 minutes because of the defects with the 2 german nationals needed for mail. as he hadn't gotten colognes much out of the consolation strike for the hosts to read off the scoring after 17 minutes i for one finished another high scoring thriller featuring cologne will coach marcus give probably wouldn't mind a boring mill milsom same soon. baron go back on top and with 16 goals in 5 games since the winter break there once again an ominous form as the title running
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looms. so let's take a look at the results from that state. and as you'll say months this is ended goalless by in munich sort of cologne as we saw gladbach dust to dust off on the new management half the bed in beit pettibone leipzig battered braman levy queues and snuck past when younger than. outspoken freiburg shared the spoils and dortmund down frankfurt on friday now before we go a quick from on to you can get always the news on the go just download from google play or from the app store give you access to all the latest news from around the world as well as push notifications for any breaking news if you're part of a news story you can also use that at the city's photos and videos what is happening. up next al dot film series focuses on the attitude of the
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father of modern turkey there's more news coming up at the top of the hour for now on anthony how it thinks what's. that.

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