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Dec 26, 2016 6:00pm PST
♪ >> hello and welcome. tributes have been flooding in for a man loved by millions. george michael has died at the age of 53. >> ♪ the very next day to give it away ♪ >> the british superstar sold more than 100 million albums during his career. we will get a personal perspective for my friend of his in the u.s. also, as search tight -- search teams five fragments of a russian plane, authorities say they do not think terrorism was to blame. russia has been holding a day of mourning. you'll go to moscow for more. ♪ christopher: good to have you with us. the world of music is in mourning over another huge loss. british pop idol george michael, who died on sunday at the age of 53. his manager says the cause was heart failure. tributes have been flooding in all day. fans have been laying flowers outside of his home for a man who wrote and sang some of the most enduring hits of the 1980's and 1990's. first as part of the pop duo wham then as a solo artist. >> ♪ everything must change ♪ reporter: the world bids farewell to a pop icon. early in the mourning, people began to leave
PBS
Mar 9, 2016 6:00pm PST
industry, though, and brett, you've got the story. brent: george martin, the music producer known for his work with the beatles, has died at the age of 90. he was often called the fifth beatle. he enjoyed and played a major role in transforming the group into global superstars. the former beatle, paul mccartney, led tributes to martin, describing him as the most intelligent and musical person that he had ever known. >> as head of anr at the label, george martin signed the beatles when no one else would. he shaped their sound and identity from the word go, wasting no time in implementing ringo star. >> the very first record was "love me do" and the second was "please please me" which was only arrived at after much doubt on my part whether they could write a hit song. >> they followed his advice and sped up the tempo. >> at the end of that session, i was able to tell them, you've got your first number one. ♪ i know you never even try, girl ♪ >> from that moment onward, they blossomed. they became wonderful songwriters. >> and the rest is history. the lennon mccartney magic was perfe
LINKTV
Jun 22, 2016 2:00pm PDT
campaign. good evening, georg. so is the suspense, the expectation, is it palpable there? georg: brent, to some degree it is fair to say that. we saw the reject -- return of this tactics applied by both campaigns. the end campaign going on the terrible economic consequences, which would follow brexit, and the out campaign talking about immigration, emigrants, migrants coming to great britain flooding the country. the terms of the debate have changed quite a bit, less inflammatory language, less in tolerance in the debate. of course, following the tragic murder of jo cox, who people in the hundreds in london today paid tribune at small sites like this one, the house of parliament here in the heart of london. brent: that is right. we understand you were at one of those commemoration ceremonies for jo cox. that all plays in to wear the latest survey stands right now. what do we know about what the polls are telling us? georg: it is a neck to neck race. it is -- two important things that are crucial. still a lot of undecided voters, and this will be key to which side is going to win. and a
PBS
Jul 19, 2017 6:00pm PDT
george. they brought their parents, prince william and princess kate, with them to berlin. i am brent goff. it is good to have you with us. turkey's ambassador was summoned to the german foreign ministry today, and this is what he heard. the turkish government needs to immediately and directly here the german government's outrage and in comprehension. the ambassador pledged to deliver that message to ankara. berlin is demanding the release of german citizen peter steudtner, being held on terror charges, one of six human rights activists arrested this week. >> germany's foreign ministry summoned turkey's ambassador on wednesday morning. berlin is demanding the immediate release of german journalist and human rights activists who the government says has been arbitrarily jailed. foreign minister sigmar gabriel has decided to break off his vacation and return to berlin. he will be at the foreign ministry on thursday to discuss what to do now, in view of the dramatic escalation of turkey's actions. the foreign ministry has hinted at punitive measures to change and kara's -- to change ankar
PBS
Apr 26, 2017 6:00pm PDT
that could shut down the university founded by george soros. we take a look at the controversy over foreign money, education and politics. and the u.s. presidents takes -- president takes his axe to taxes, a new program for businesses and individuals, but the president still have to get the plan through congress. ♪ brent: i am brent goff. it is good to have you with us. china has reacted angrily to the u.s. installing a controversy oh antimissile defense system in south korea. the u.s. and a south korea insist the system is necessary to counter the threat from a nuclear armed north korea, but china says the system undermines its own security. the chinese foreign minister has urged all sides to ease the tensions. while in washington, the senate is being briefed on the options of that the white house has. correspondent: not many south koreans are happy about the missile defense system being built, it will be operational within days and washington says it is a necessary step to counter the threat from north korea. >> with every test, kim jong-un moves closer to his goal and are given
PBS
Jul 12, 2016 6:00pm PDT
by vice president joe biden and number president george w. bush. the officers were killed on duty just days after two unarmed black men were shot dead by police. during his speech, he spoke of the violence exposing the divide in american democracy. president obama: faced with this , we wonder if the divide in america can ever be wrote. we wonder if an african-american community that feels unfairly targeted by police and police departments that feel unfairly maligned for doing their jobs can ever understand each other's experience. we turn on the tv or surf the internet and we can watch positions harden and lines drawn and people retreat to their respective corners. politicians calculate how to grab attention or avoid the fallout. we see all of this and it is hard not to think sometimes that the center won't hold and that things might it worse. i understand. i understand how americans are feeling. but dallas, i am here to say we must reject such despair. brent: that was u.s. president barack obama speaking about an hour ago in dallas. with full in our washington correspondent who h
PBS
Apr 17, 2017 6:00pm PDT
more powers will lead to a stronger turkey. "we will not listen to the words of george or helge. we will listen to the words of ahmed, hussain. we listen to the words of allah almighty." but as yes voters celebrate, opponents say the outcome is invalid. "the only decision that will end the debate about the legitimacy of the vote and ease the people's legal concerns is the annulment of this referendum by the high electoral board." they are contesting the electoral board's decision to accept ballots without an official stamp. election observers have raised concerns about the opposition's freedom to campaign. >> on the issue of fairness, as i mentioned, we say it was an unlevel playing field, so there was a disparity. on the issue of freedom, as i mentioned, there were undue limits to fundamental freedoms. reporter: concerns, too, about what the constitutional changes mean for turkey's democracy. in istanbul, thousands took to the streets to protest what they see as a step towards autocratic rule. it is almost a century since kemal ataturk founded the turkish republic and led the count
PBS
Feb 5, 2016 6:00pm PST
. >> is that george and wheezy? >> do you know where my baysox are? >> check the walk-in closet. >> if you drive drunk, you, simply put, are a shortsighted, utterly useless, oxygen wasting human form of pollution. >> a majority are the food and beverage sector. the ads could generate as much as $10 million in ad revenue though a return on investment is not always guaanteed. there are hits and misses from the past. since apple's added, it had grown to the world's richest company until it was surpassed only recently. javier: we heard earlier about the holdups and processing of thousands of refugees arriving to germany every day. what happens when they finally get settled? many say some of the migrants could be a solution to the country's chronic shortage of qualified workers. the reality is that many of those don't possess the skills needed to join the workforce. the german government and the craft sector have started an apprenticeship program specifically for refugees. >> not many people want to take it up. many people are urgently needed in the profession. now some 10,000 young migrant
PBS
Mar 8, 2017 6:00pm PST
under u.s. president george w. bush. i asked him what he makes of the latest wikileaks leak. >> well, i don't think that anyone should be terribly surprised. the vulnerability in the samsung tv has been known since 2015, and samsung warned about it six month ago. i would be shocked if the cia and, frankly, every other intelligence agency in the world , including the germans, russians, and the chinese, had a not taken notice of this vulnerability and attempted to exploit it. brent: would you say there is really anything new in these files that we have been able to read so far? >> well, certainly it is new in the sense that we have a better understanding of precisely how the cia operates. this was essentially a wiki, a development system for finding hacking. but the specifics of particular vulnerability's is not especially new, nor especially surprising, except to the general public, who tend to prefer to not really pay attention that much, i guess. brent: what about the role of wikileaks? we know that u.s. officials are very critical of wikileaks and they see it as connected to the russi
PBS
Mar 7, 2017 6:00pm PST
house of commons but not the house of lords. popstar george michael died of natural causes resulting from heart disease and a fatty liver. that is according to a british coroner. the singer and songwriter was found dead at his home in southern england on christmas day. his fans continue to add to a makeshift memorial outside his home. a permanent memorial is planned. clashes between ethnic rebels and government forces in northern myanmar have killed at least 30 people. ethnic chinese insurgents launched a pre-don't attack on security installations. thousands of residents fled the violence into neighboring china. beijing has called for an immediate cease-fire. it is a picture that you may have seen before. a selfie which was taken by a syrian refugee with the german chancellor angela merkel about two years ago. it came to symbolize germany's open-door migration policy. but the refugee who took the selfie says it has been used in numerous doctored images linking him to terrorism. he took facebook to court to stop the picture from being used to spread fake news on social media. but toda
LINKTV
Jun 30, 2017 2:00pm PDT
as a great european. the russian president: him a wise friend. the former u.s. president george bush senior said he was the greatest european leader of the second half of the 20 century. old friends and colleagues visited to offer condolences to his widow. but the door was not open to every visitor. it remains closed to the former chancellor's son by his first wife, and his grandchildren. they learned of his death on the radio. >> my father had broken all contact with a lot of people around him, including all of his family, my brother, me and his grandchildren, who really suffered at not being able to contact her grandfather. i do not want to say anything more at thime. i can only express my sorrow and grief he has died and it all happened in this way. correspondent: a conflict within the family has intensified after the suicide of his first wife, and his subsequent marriage. it appears to have continued after his death. he and his brother called for a state funeral in berlin, but the widow evidently do not want that. instead, there will be a ceremony of the european parliament in st
LINKTV
Jan 20, 2017 2:00pm PST
millionaires ever seen in a u.s. cabinet. let's make a comparison and take a look at george w. bush's first cabinet. the amount was far less. the net worth was despite the fact that he was criticized for having multimillionaires was nothing compared to trumps. wishes team was only worth $250 million. the big contrast is a coincidence. donald trump appointed leaders who made fortunes. the earned billions in the financial sector as well as the oil and fast food industries. his cabinet members are well-connected around the world. let's take a closer look at those who have made into to the top table of american politics. incoming u.s. president donald trump made his money with his real estate and construction companies. he has used his bankruptcies to earn millions. trumps popularity is you in no small part to a tv series in which candidates applied for a position in his extensive is that's busininess empire.. the winner was one -- the one whose business plan madede him e most money. his cabinet comprises an elite who have been told you are hired. the future secretary of commerce,
PBS
Aug 30, 2017 6:00pm PDT
"downsizing," starring matt damon. damon is also standing with julianne moore in george clooney's the car when it brothers scripted suburban comedy. tesco and brothers -- cohen brothers scripted suburban comedy. the pace is considerably slower. starring helen marion and donald southerland as a free-spirited couple coming to terms with alzheimer's. >> i don't believe you. a motorcycle without a helmet. who was that guy? >> go to hell. >> moving to the dark side is darren and off skis psychological horror, "mother -- daren aranovsky's psychological horror, "mother." things quickly go from bad to worse. >> it's never enough. >> if i told you about her, the princess without a voice, what would i say? >> gearmotor euillermo del tor's otherworldly fairytale tells the story of eliza, whose world is changed forever when she discovers a deep connection with a creature in a tank. >> i don't want an intricate, beautiful thing destroyed. >> i'm sorry. >> don't do this. >> it's not even human. brent: it's time to catch up on the best of spain's la camatimo festival. >> thousands of people turned out t
PBS
May 26, 2016 6:00pm PDT
30 years. reporter: the figures are quite sobering -- george w. bush had the nuclear arsenal by half. by obama passed presidency, the nuclear arsenal has only decreased by 10%. but one analyst says he has helped to diffuse one of those pressing conflicts of our time, the nuclear deal with iran. >> it's a positive step in the right direction. some could argue he could have held on longer to get a better deal but this is a president who has made a deal other presidents were unable to achieve. reporter: it may be true that obama has not fulfilled the enormous expectations of him, but he has made his vision for a world without nuclear weapons a priority and that will remain his legacy. brent: daniel is here from the business desk to talk about the price of oil and it is defying gravity. daniel: they used to call it black gold but it has not been that stable. it reached $50 today for the first time. the brent crude price has picked up a massive 80%. traders see the disruption as a sign the market is coming back into balance, but the question is whether it can stay that way. reporter:
LINKTV
Jul 14, 2016 2:00pm PDT
davies. what can we expect from him? georg: he is a long serving eurosceptic, he called the head of commission a protagonist of european superstate. people in brussels to know him. the interesting thing will now be rather than will the outcome paid where you can talk about how a vision of how great things could be, now you have to talk about the facts. he says he wants to trigger article 50 by the beginning of next year. he wants to leave by 2018 potentially after talking to all those involved, and you want to oppose controls in migration well keeping full access to the internal market. that is something that will not work with eu members and the representatives of the institutions here in brussels. that will be interesting to see how he can negotiate his way around that. brent: freedom of labor, freedom of movement, that is one of the pillars of the eu. definitely a problematic topic for the u.k. thank you very much, we'll talk with you later on tonight. time for businesses. the hottest ipo of the year is taking place and helena is here with the heat. >> certainly in terms of monet
PBS
Aug 15, 2016 6:00pm PDT
represents but also a break with the george w. bush neoconservative interventionism, the sort of thing that led to the iraq war, of course, in the first place. but when he actually got on to the specifics of how he was going to fight isis, an awful lot of it could have been said by barack obama himself. he talks about working with allies in the region, working with nato, stopping funding sources, intelligence sharing, all of that completely uncontroversial stuff and the sort of stuff that the administration would say that it's doing. you mentioned it earlier, there was one other thing. he said he would try to shut down the islamic state's access to the internet but no word on how he might be able to do such a thing. sarah: something he also mentioned, he singled out russia as a country that he wants to work closely with to destroy the so-called islamic state. we want to get a quick listen what have he had to say and get your reaction. mr. trump: i also believe that we can find common ground with russia in the fight against isis. wouldn't that be a good thing? wouldn't that be a good thing?
LINKTV
Jun 21, 2016 2:00pm PDT
against brexit. george soros is urging brits to remain in the referendum on friday, saying the brexit crash will make all of you poor, be warned. an article with the british newspaper the guardian paints a bleak picture of britain's future if the nation decides to leave. he predicts a black friday for the u.k., saying the british pound would drop i at least 15%. eventually says lower house prices and job losses would plunge the country into a new recession. so hopefully that has grabbed your attention, and the referendum has grabbed the attention of investors worldwide , so let's get the market reaction now. the head of the federal reserve has weighed in on brexit, hasn't she? what has janet yellen had to say? >> in fact, janet yellen pointed out that bxit will be a significant risk for the united kingdom and europe as a whole, but said it is hard to predict any specific outcome. pressure by senators -- pressured by senators, janet yellen predicted it could increase the risk. it will make it more expensive for u.s. manufacturers and exporters to make sales around the world, hur
PBS
Sep 7, 2017 6:00pm PDT
look at the universe. brent: and prince george starting his first day of school, accompanied by his father. he is third in line to the throne. now his mother had to miss the occasion due to morning sickness. guess what, she is expecting her third child. here is a reminder of the top story we're following. hurricane irma has left a trail of devastation across several islands. authorities say it has damaged almost every building on the island of barbuda and has killed several people. only one million people in puerto rico, and they have been left without power as the storm moves toward florida. the european union's chief brexit negotiator has a slammed the plans for the irish border. -- said the approach to the issue was worrying and would not go ahead and its current guys. he also expressed frustration with the talks on great britain's withdrawal from the european union. after a short break i will be back to take you through the day. stick around. ♪ [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.or
PBS
May 22, 2017 6:00pm PDT
. brent: gilbert and george, the anti-religion rudest -- british artist are showing their work in berlin. this part of a new exhibition across germany that is marking the 500th anniversary of the reformation. that was the revolution started by martin luther within christianity that eventually brought about the separation of church and state. reporter: gilbert and george, characteristically dressed in tailored english suits, draw nearly as many looks as their art. indeed, they are part of it. their images are often disturbing and at first glance, they might offer a soothing uniformity. a second alarms alarming -- reveals alarmingetails. people are shattered phones. gilbert and george are known to be critical of religion and were chosen to decorate singh matthews church in berlin to -- >> the church is dealing like ourselves, with death, life, fear, sex, money, race, and religion. reporter: gilbert and george selected he works especially for the venue. they come from the well-known 2013 series called scapegoating pictures. >> we all have to live together. a lot of religion made it very dif
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Jun 29, 2017 2:00pm PDT
president raqqa - -president erdogan. >> she came to george abela studios for her first interview -- dw studios, when asked about the immigration of migrants into germany, she said it works well for those born here. >> you have to be careful not to support certain organizations in germany. for example, one of the organizations that is directly controlleded by erdogan and the turkish government. >> turkey is also a difficult partner -- is a critical partner in the fight against is. >> they are not only one of the warring parties in syria but they are also known to equip and finance islamic terrorist organizations in syria. it is a dishonest to say we are waging war against terror but at the same time we deliver weapons to open supporters of terrorism. correspondent: wagenknecht does not rule out the leftist government joining a coalition party. >> i do not want to be part of an uncontrolled predatory capitalism. correspondent: when it comes to foreign policy, she was uncompromising in the dw interview. she rejected any foreign deployment of the buddhist prayer -- bundeswher. >> you
PBS
Apr 18, 2017 6:00pm PDT
founded in 1991 is under threat. it was founded by the hungarian born philanthropist george soros. he has hardly any say in the running of the campus. the government has branded him and arch enemy. >> it is not in our interest to have players in the background without been trying to disable our government on behalf of and financed by foreign agents like george soros. his organizations are fake. we will use any legal means to defy such attempts. that bodes badly for all of hungary. adam taught in boston for 10 years overturned to teach at the central european university renown for its high-quality education. >> if the university cannot operate like this it is going to be a problem for students who will leave. they want international education and can't get it at home. they will just study abroad and never come back. >> the authoritarian government wants to do away with the main advantage, earning a masters degree and phd. the new law calls for the university to open a main campus abroad. that would be an insurmountable burden an attack on the institution's independence. >> self-gov
PBS
Feb 11, 2016 6:00pm PST
opening movie was "hail, caesar!" with george clooney that was enough to get people excited, and this was directed by the coen brothers, who are a pretty big deal. they did "the big lebowski," i'm sure you have seen their films, and it also had tilda swinton. everyone loves her in berlin. she is here to remember david the week, one of those being honored after he passed away just -- remember david bowie one of those being honored after he passed away a few weeks ago. it also has channing tatum with a tap dancing number. it is a great film in a film really abot old hollywood, is very nostalgic. i think you will like it. brent: who showed up for the opening movie besides the stars you mentioned? sarah: well, of course we had a jury president meryl streep and i know you have a special crush on her. she had so much support. people were standing out with "we love meryl" posters in size and she got a huge round of applause. she said she had no idea how to run a jury could anyone who saw her in "the devil wears prada" knows she could run the world if she wanted to. the festival director has been
PBS
May 9, 2016 6:00pm PDT
veteran himself. the prince started the game in london. in orlando this year, former president george w bush and michelle obama where there to make sure it received attention. >> every single one of them has confronted tremendous emotional and mental challenges. they continue to use us for as a healing tool help disabled veterans. >> i am so incredibly inspired by all of you. i am inspired by a kurdish by your love of country. i'm inspired by the sacrifices you make every day. particularly the wounded warriors and the caregivers. they compete and a variety of sports through tuesday -- thursday. a quick look at our top story for you. i will be back after a break. ♪ michelle: hello, and welcome to "focus on europe," where we delve behind the headlines and examine the lives of the people on this great continent. i'm michelle henery. thank you for joining us. on today's show -- sloakia's growing paramilitary force. overspending in spain -- a village impoverished by corruption. and, counting hungry crows in switzerland. here in europe the popularity of far right parties is on the rise. the
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Nov 18, 2015 6:00pm PST
all computer-driven. george osborne is alarmed and following the attacks in paris. that includes better services to find the islamic state. >> for radicalization and operational planning. they do not yet have that capability. as well as the threat of the guns and their bombs and their knives. >> intelligence services are set to have 500 more staff in the coming years. anonymous is also declared war on the islamic state. they are flagging accounts on twitter and handing over data to u.s. agencies. it is an unusual alliance considering that until now, anonymous has battled against government authorities. governments are also trying to cripple its finances. it uses an ancient payment system. this is an example of how it works in everyday business. >> it puts them in a precarious position. the buyers using network of money brokers. and because it doesn't go through the regular channels, the payments dodge taxes. the equivalent of billions of euros. a buyer gives the money to a local broker. they then contact a middleman close to the seller. this second one pays the seller directly. t
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May 30, 2016 6:00pm PDT
care, and george clooney for their humanitarian work or the ceremony took place at an event for a vatican charity. they agreed to be ambassadors for the foundation. both francis and celebrities could uphold important values. torrential rain and flooding have killed at least four in southwestern germany. one firefighter died while trying to save a flood victim. a young girl was killed by a train has she took shelter under a railway bridge. in some areas, it is the worst flooding in two decades. >> this is the market square, in this video shows the destruction of severe flooding caused by torrential rain. the storms on sunday caused severe damage. the flood washed away whatever stood in its way. hours later, the fire department continue fighting the water. rescuers try to get an overview of what had happened. the electricity and the water system had broken down. many houses are at risk of collapsing. rescuers struggled to do their duty. many areas of baden warttemberg were hit on sunday. maselheim was almost completely submerged. elsewhere, four people died in the floods. it would t
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Jul 4, 2016 2:00pm PDT
europe be regulated and operated from a country outside the european union? daniel: this man, george osborne, u.k.'s finan minister, says he wants to push down corporation tax further to 15%. he told the "financial times" the plan is to make the economy super competitive. when osborne came to office in 2010, the tax rate for firms was 28%. that's all from your business update for now. back over to sarah. sarah: thank you, daniel. we were going to head briefly to tennis. another dramatic day at wimbledon. in an intense battle, world number three, agnieszka rad wanka, fell to slit cova of austria. angelique kerber booked her spot in the quarterfinals. in men's action, roger federer beat steve johnson and will face marin cilic of croatia in the next round after kei nishikori was put out due to injury. you're watching "d.w. news." thank you very much for tuning in. i'm sarah kelly in berlin. i'll see you next time. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org.] ú]ñ ♪ anchor: welcome back. you
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Apr 4, 2017 6:00pm PDT
university founded by the billionaire investor george soros. almost two thirds of mps voted for the legislation which is seen as a crackdown on independent institutions. the new so -- the new losses of stricter institutions and how universities perceive -- protesters turned out in budapest over the weekend condemning the new law as an attack on academic freedom. germany's president criticized the move speaking at the european parliament for the first time since being sworn in. he said that europe cannot stand by and watch a university in budapest be deprived of its autonomy. in the same speech he britain's decision to leave the european union, calling it irresponsible. >> ladies and gentlemen, it is now up to us to ensure that the european dream does not fade to nothing in the next generation. that's the message that i bring from my country. yes, we want your. -- we want europe. we want to build a better europe and we want to be a european germany. thank you. [applause] brent: that was the german president. time for business. christoph is here to talk about that big u.s. trade defic
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Jan 6, 2016 6:00pm PST
, it admits to a secret nuclear program. george bush said it's part of an axis of evil. the following year, 2003, north korea withdraws from the n.p.t. and officially reactivates its nuclear facilities. this leads to sanctions and six-party talks with the u.s., south korea, china, japan and russia. but in 2006, north korea conducts its first nuclear test. three years later, a second test. in 2012, kim jong un becomes supreme leader and conducts the country's third test a year later. by 2015, north korea says it has long-range ballistic missiles which can reach the u.s. mainland. now, one year later, it tests its fourth nuclear device and claims it's a hydrogen bomb. ben: the background for you there. the analysis, starting with shihoko goto, an analyst from the wilson center in washington, who joins us, an expert on the region. first of all, shihoko, could you tell us what reaction is coming out of the region itself? we heard from germany. we've also heard about the security council's measures. shihoko: well, we are seeing in the region, is that of unity and this is the actually silve
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Nov 16, 2016 6:00pm PST
eight years of george w. bush where the partners did not talk much with each other. brent: also angela merkel saying she is his closest ally and her standing in the world of liberal democracy definitely has to be going up. thank you very much, we appreciated. nikolas: always a pleasure. brent: european leaders have been busy trying to determine what impact obama's successor, donald trump, will have on their countries. jean-claude juncker says he is worried about europe's ties with the u.s.. others see an opportunity. here is brussels. reporter: the world in brussels has been turned upside down by this man. officials in the european commission are determined to put europe back on its feet. >> i think this is the right chance for us to realize the power we have, that all of us should play, and this can be based in the confidence in the european union. i see opportunity for europeans to come together in a much stronger way. reporter: is there a silver lining or is the e.u. putting on a brave face? that is what i asked you expert holland for a sunshine -- f reudenstine. >> we always though
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Mar 17, 2017 6:00pm PDT
talk about obamacare and domestic politics and his beefs with the media. and alex george writing in summary, reporters asking angela merkel important questions about trade and asking donald trump if he regrets his ridiculous tweets. everything is fine. and alex posting this picture of the two leaders meeting, the tweet, the woman destroying the west with the man who wants to save it. two other news, the u.s. secretary of state rex tillerson says his country is ready to take a tougher stance on north korea and it could include military action. he is on his first official trip to asia and he visited the border between the two koreas, greeting troops. and north korean soldiers looked on. the visit comes among heightened tensions following the missile tests from north korea last week. mr. tillerson: let me be clear. the policy of patients has ended. we are exploring a new age of diplomatic security and economic measures, all options are on the table. north korea must understand the only path to a secure and economically prosperous future is to abandon the development of nuclear weapons,
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Oct 18, 2016 2:00pm PDT
because muslims h have been in this country since george washingtonon' timime. i was born in the united states, this is my home. whatat peoplple tell me to go bk to where it came from, i'm like, where should i go? this is s where i comeme from. reporter: jenna has plans for life here. >> i would like to use my prprivilege to empower the voics of others and help peoeople, hep bridgege gaps between people and help b build undererstanding amg one otheher. that is important to me. reporter: as america chooses which direction it wants to take, jenna knows ththat she has to fight for her place in itit. whwhich he belelieves in amemer, the e country thatat she loves,e country ththat she calls home.e. brent: time for business news. javier is here. the future for the ceta agreement not looking very good. javier: it is uncertain and it was not just a few hours ago. a free trade agreement and european union in canada will not see the light of day after all, at least for now. they failed to sign off the agreement known as ceta. this'll have to grant the federal government authorization to approve t
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Jun 23, 2017 6:00pm PDT
-- george osborne published a letter of peace in the newspaper saying that just after the referendum, theresa may was the only member of the canon -- cabinet. this was a unilateral offer on you with -- citizens rights. that was something that all of the members of the cabinet were prepared to make. she was the only person who didn't want to offer that. that is not good. her critics would say that she is not honest with the british people. she is not honest about the bill. also, it seems that britain can have it all. people at the top of the government are not really honest. they give the impression that free trade, it can be had. at the same time, there is a stop on immigration and there is no clear line from the british government. >> let's get a quick check of other stories making news around the world. five people have died after being electrocuted in a water park in northwestern turkey. three children were hit by an electric current in the pool. the park manager and his son were killed after jumping in to save them. russian authorities said that opposition leader cannot stand in
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Aug 8, 2016 6:00pm PDT
, that is not a new idea. george w. bush tried to that. if it really works out well we can debate about that. obviously, he tries to get in party line and we'll was also quite interesting was what he did not talk about. to a certain degree he sounded a bit more balanced than in the past. helena: of course his slogan which we have heard over and over again is "make america great again." the country really in such bad shape financially of the needs rescuing to that extent -- that it needs rescuing to that extent? reporter: well, bad shape, probably not, but what some people talk about is you have statistics of the recovery we are seeing is the slowest recovery since the 1940's, and also the participation in the labor force remains at the lowest level in about 40 years. so some people have profited from the recovery from others have not. the latter ones, the voters of donald trump hopes to get. helena: many thanks indeed for that update. now come in a bid to clamp down on terrorism here in germany, both of the government and the security services are calling for easier and quicker access t
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Apr 27, 2017 6:00pm PDT
keep its celebrity brand ambassadors in the spotlight. george clooney was seen sporting his a mega speed master. -- omega speed master. he was all smiles when he met his childhood hero buzz aldrin. the watch has been worn on every nasa mission since 1985. that's the latest from the business desk. back over to brent. brent: thank you very much. now to venezuela. that country's socialist government is announcing it is withdrawing from the organization of american states after weeks of antigovernment protests in the government -- in the country. another protester was killed in the country on wednesday, bringing the death toll to at least 29 people over the past fp -- four weeks. demonstrators blamed the venezuelan president for a lack of food and medical supplies and a rise in crime. the moscow international security conference, it comes at a time when the kremlin is spending more on defense and militarization than ever before and it is also getting the public involved. our moscow bureau chief has more on how were games -- how war games are becoming a national pastime. >> russia is at
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Apr 27, 2016 2:00pm PDT
too simplistic and vague. ari fleischer, white house pre secretary under george bush, sent out supportive tweets at first, then said he is on the muslim ban. i have a problem with that. it is the wrong way to go. what about hillary clinton's reaction she retweeted this, donald trump has a lot of ideas about foreign-policy. the problem is that they are bad. here in europe, austria's parliament has passed a new asylum law allowing the government to reject people at the border if they present a risk to what it calls "public order." austrian police say that now they have plans to build a 400 meter long fence at the brenner pass, a key border crossing with italy. protesters classed with police over the weekend. a bigger demonstration is planned. austria says it is getting ready for a big surge in migrants via italy now that the balkan route has been cut off. let's pull in our correspondent covering the story for us tonight in vienna. good evening to you. what is this new asylum law mean for migrants who are trying to cross into austria? >> it means it becomes tougher for them to get
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May 11, 2016 6:00pm PDT
but 21 others are in as they vie for the price. heading the jury is george miller of "mad max" name. over the next 11 days, he and other jury members will take in dozens of involved in the competitions. >> you can argue how do you measure these things, but we do. definitely balanced for me by the simple joy of being here, watching film and the elevation of cinema. >> one of the films in competition is a film by spanish director that is the story of a woman who confronts her life after a casual encounter. another is a philippine film that's the story of a family with a small convenience store in a poor neighborhood in manila. brent: we will be back after a short break. >> find it again, hear more of it, discover it. video and audio podcasts and language courses in the dw media center. brent: welcome back. you are with dw news live from berlin. result off senate has open debate on whether to remove president dilma rousseff and put her on trial for breaking budget rules. more than half of the senate has signaled they will vote to try brazil's first woman president. the german foreign m
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Jan 7, 2016 2:00pm PST
. according to investment g urus like george soros, the situation is much worse than previously expected. it echoes the financial crisis in 2008. other investors like marc faber say the chinese economies in the midst of a huge credit bubble and about to explode. if we look at the world bank with released yesterday, china is going to grow around 6.7% this year. we are far away from hard monday. >> thank you for joining us from new york. staying in the u.s., the environmental protection agency has a meeting with the boss of volkswagen. the american regular discussed reductio -- said discussions with the german automaker was unproductive. it was this week that the u.s. justice department filed civil suit against vw for damages against the clean air act. the company admitted to installing stealth software to bypass safety commissions tests. reporter: at the consumer electronics show in las vegas, the vw brand ceo said action would be taken to appease owners of affected models. >> first and foremost come we have to solve the problems with our customers and fix the cars and then we th
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Aug 16, 2016 6:00pm PDT
, cuba. it was established in 2002 by former u.s. president george w. bush. following the september 11 attacks under his administration, suspected members of the taliban and al qaeda from or -- from over 40 countries were detained here. at one point, more than 700 prisoners. among them, the alledge it mastermind of 9/11. interrogation methods in groove -- include waterboarding and sleep deprivation. free from american laws, some are held in custody indefinitely without trial and without charge. 10 years ago, the move towards military tribunals was struck down as unconstitutional a u.s. supreme court. when he took office in 2009, president barack obama pledged to shut it down. >> guantanamo will be closed no later than one year from now. reporter: but there has been fierce resistance, especially from the republican-controlled congress did they argue closing it would be expensive and transferring the most dangerous suspects to u.s. civilian prisons is out of the question. now his last few months in office, obama is standing firm. 19 of the remaining 61 prisoners already been approved for
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Jan 12, 2017 2:00pm PST
george w. bush. i looked into his eyes and saw his soul and with the obama campaign the reset button, the obama presidency.. what we have to understand is whatat vladimir putin is. we have to go back to the days of ronald reagan. peace throrough strengngth. the onlyunderstands is strtreng. the e price is higher than whate might gain from it. we have watched him dismantle ththe ukraine, take crimea, use his airplanes to drop precision weapons on hospitals and aleppo, the list goes on. he is doing that with a country that is very weak economically and so we need to have a return to peace through strength. we will l be glad to talk to vladimir putin but only from a position ostrength. >> does mr. trump understand this? >> i don't know. >> what is your overall impression? there was a conflict between esther trump and cnn? he accuse them of fake news and things like that. what is your overall impression besides these particular remarks about russia and election hacks? >> i will be a as brief as possible.. president-elect trump has changed the way politics are conducted in the unite
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Jun 27, 2016 6:00pm PDT
? >> definitely. the british government is playing for time because it is not repaired. what george osborne said is more or less wishful thinking. there is no brexit plan ready to go in the bridge government, neither in the drawers of the leave camp. they were more surprised by their win on thursday than anybody else. however, david cameron tries now to at least sort of lead the way, set a timeline and move things along. his successor will then have the task to implement this thankless task. he says there will we a new -- there will be a new prime minister by september. he will then have to continue the work and set the date. on the other hand that is the technique of the british side. on the other hand we have the political side. there is considerable pressure from europe. when angela talks about we should give them a considerable amount of time can i ask, what is reasonable? brent: it is a very good question. the issue of playing for more time, it fits into what we saw cameron doing today. trying to calm the fears of what is going to happen. let's listen to a little of what he had to say today
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Sep 2, 2016 2:00pm PDT
for human rights. there shouldld be an end to torture anand access for things lilike -- george avella has not been inside --deutsche wellee has not been abable t ton uzuzbekistan foror years. we will only see it if -- [indiscernible] ototherwise we will see a continuation of the atrocious human rights situation. terry: karimov had his defenders, who said it was necessary to stop the rise of islamist radicals. is t that a valid argument? >> thehe are secururity concerns in the neighborhood of afghanistan to the south, and some uzbek fighters inin iraq in syria. the sources of instability that would cause people to turn to extremiss ideologiest arere the human rights expereriences n the e country. a government that is entirely -- if human rights abuses can be addressed, it will go a long way to solving or a step towards a reading of the security concerns. terry: thank you so much, from human rights watch. >> thank you. terry: an explosion has ripped through a market in the southern philippines city of - at least 12 people were killed with dozens more injured. a spokesman said tha
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Aug 19, 2016 2:00pm PDT
with a specific demographic and that needs to be taken seriously. even george w. bush understood demonizing immigrants was not good for the country or the party, so this is actually -- i see this as a very different to that approach. sarah: thomas, what do you make of the ad? thomas: : i am the sonon of immigrants, so it is not necessarily the most pleasing of ads. i think the numbers are skewed a little bit. the number of syrian refugees in america to me is relatively small. we havee over a this year alone million in germany, the u.s. has 10,000 or so. sarah: ok. and eeva, i just want to ask you, because we have also seen today a little but more of a change in tone from trump. if he were to all of a sudden rush the fear away and have a more apologetic tone, perhaps a softer line, would that pose a significant challenge to hillary clinton? eva: it could. i am skeptical he has the discipline to do that, b based n what we have seen. sarah: thank you very much for your insights, with eeva from the democrats abroad joining us and thomas with republicans overseas. thomas: thank you. s
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