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tv   DW News - News  Deutsche Welle  November 27, 2017 1:00am-1:16am CET

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the main thing was to keep your head down and your mug shot of course of the face like this i could never completely disappear if you see all these stereotypes about it because it gets you. you do something for your country but you're still the black guy with an. afro germany starting december tenth d.w. . this is due to the news from berlin
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a make or break moment for i'm going to merkel with the social democrats now open to coalition talks the german chancellor rejects the idea of fresh elections and says she wants a new government as soon as possible also coming up is a must hard liners turn up the heat on pakistan's government with calls for a general strike after six people are killed in violent clashes. and as pope francis traveled to myanmar aid agencies say they're concerned about the safety of rohingya muslims set to return on tour in agreement reached earlier this week many of the refugees don't want to go back. on a welcome to the program while germany's post election deadlock may be nearing an end with signs another grand coalition could be in the works chancellor angela merkel
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has been meeting with leaders of her c.d.u. party in berlin to discuss their options after coalition talks with the greens and the pro-business f.t.p. collapsed she says a new decision must be made quickly and it is expected to call on the second largest party the social democrats to form a new grand coalition that's something the s.p.d. had repeatedly. uncle american c.d.u. party games to create a sense of urgency as a new grand coalition begins to look more likely what they don't want is to try to govern without a majority. they've been there as a skeptic i am skeptical about a minority government germany is a big player in european politics we need to show stability. of the city use parliamentary friction chairman for car culture called on the social democrats to put aside their reservations and begin talks for years if you have to partner up with one or even two other parties whenever you want to pass
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a new law in the bundestag that might turn out even more nerve wrecking than forging a new coalition that's why i suggest we build a coalition with the s.p.d. . or and asked me to a speedy but for the social democrats in new grand coalition with the city you is far from a done deal. the s.p.d. hopes a stable government can be formed that's why we're putting forward the idea of a minority government we're convinced it can work out even if it requires some courage. we need this country to take a big step forward germany cannot afford to simply carry on like this. many in the s.p.d. fear what could happen if they join you to another grand coalition. when washouts reichl america has urged members of her own party to back in new grand coalition she set a new government with the social democrats would be vastly preferable to the alternative
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of new elections and for afterwards going back to voters and telling them that they have to vote again i don't agree with that atl goods that we work well together so now we need to talk about the things that didn't work and try to do them even better. well that was a strong statement there from mark joined by d.w. correspondent hans brand to weigh opar options as it were. the c.d.u. is aiming for a grand coalition would that be a good option for germany you know some might say it's another four years with a part of entry opposition how is that a healthy thing for the country or you can say that it's a healthy thing in the sense that it's a sign of stability which is very important for germany and i think probably even more important for germany's neighbors and for the world at large were people are waiting at the moment for something to be decided in germany this kind of limbo this fluidity in the german situation is not really welcomed by german his
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neighbors and by its partners in the world within germany obviously it also means ability but of course the problem that we have at the moment is a different problem and with the alternative for germany the right wing populist being the second largest well they would be the largest opposition party if the social democrats were to join the government that would change the character of parliament quite significantly that's one of the reasons why the social democrats have said they're not so eager to go into another grand coalition it's going to be a very different event with a grand coalition is going to be very different set up and ending germany's political deadlock is definitely what all parties want to live in favor of a grand coalition as we know are there any significant voices from within the c.d.u. against the us not really strong voices there are many voices within the c.d.u. at the moment who are saying if coalition discussions coalitions negotiations
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should start with the social democrats then the christian democrats a conservative should not make too many concessions in other words they're concerned that in this situation of pressure on the situation of need you might say for germany that the conservatives might give up too much of their political issues of their political. in order to bring such a coalition into existence so that's really where the risk of resistance within the party is but in essence i think everyone in the party is hoping that such a general such a grand coalition will come to come come to be again what can america offer the social democrats what can she offer them to convince them to go back into a grand coalition well the social democrats obviously have various demands some of these are already being made at the moment they are demands in the social sphere. democrats for instance want a change in the way german medical aid is organized they want further investment by
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the state in things such as schools they want a change in the way the pension system is organized all these kinds of issues which have been in the political sphere for a long time have been discussed between conservatives and social democrats for a long time the conservatives will have to make concessions on some of these points and the social democrats will be interested in setting that hard to their voters telling the voters that this is really social democratic content that is coming out of a grand coalition that's really their interests are going to have to defend of the fact that they are going into the softer role definitely interesting times ahead brons thank you very much for joining us in studio in pakistan is the most hardliners have called for a general strike following new clashes with security forces over the weekend left six people dead and almost two hundred injured demonstrators have been rallying on the outskirts of the capital islamabad they're demanding the resignation of a government minister they accuse of blasphemy for changing the wording of
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a religious oath. what began as a small city in on the outskirts of islamabad has turned into a massive headache for pakistan's government on sunday the protests spread around the country. the religious hardliners behind the rallies said they will continue until pakistan's law minister stands down. this sit in and protests all over the country are not going to end unless our talks prove successful and our demands are met. only then will we decide whether to end the siege in protest. until that time there will be no end to the protests in any city anywhere in the country. terry bike ers all are known by the acronym t l y also called for a general strike on monday to further push their case the government has already
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abandoned the amendment that sparked the group's fury but why has linked to the move to blasphemy a highly sensitive charge that led to deadly violence in pakistan in the past blasphemy has been one of the rallying cries for this relatively small political group which grew out of a movement that venerates moment qadri country was a one time bodyguard to the former governor of punjab zalman to see in twenty eleven cowdrey assassinated to see over his perceived liberal stance towards blasphemy. qadri was executed for the murder sparking widespread protests among religious conservatives and extremists for groups like tio why he has become a martyr for now the standoff with the government is likely to go on but whatever happens it probably won't be the last time the group enters the spotlight why has its sights firmly set on next year's general elections to further their political aims especially the strengthening of sharia or islamic law. pope
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francis is on his way to meon mar for a historic visit it's also one that's going to test his diplomatic skills the pontiff left a short while ago from rome it will be the first ever visit to myanmar by a pope he's also due to stop in bangladesh as part of the six day trip but the mission has been overshadowed by the ongoing crisis over myanmar's persecution of their hands a muslim minority all eyes will be watching to see have pope francis handles the right. yet gone is pulling out all the stops for the pope's first ever visit to myanmar but it's a buddhist majority nation only some four percent of people here call themselves christians and they do so despite considerable resistance myanmar's military and radical buddhists consider many of the country's religious minorities to be foreigners now many christians are hoping the pope's visit will help change that perception i will be very happy if i can see the pope that's why i've traveled here
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. i think the pope could lead us to peace or gives advice about dealing with these religious tensions. but pope francis must tread carefully myanmar the face of the countries are hinges a muslim minority group has been overshadowing his visit and authorities in myanmar are concerned that the outspoken catholic leader could draw more international attention to their plight pope francis has been advised to avoid using the word raheja since the country's rulers don't recognize them as such. tonight i will start my up a story like journey to me and more and bangladesh. i ask you to accompany me with your prayers so that my presence for those people can be a sign of closeness and hope. more than six hundred thousand range i have fled from me and to bangladesh since august they live
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in massive refugee camps like this one in caucasus bazaar but bangladesh is a poor country it doesn't have the results is to care for so many refugees last week it struck a deal with me to return the refugees hard but for many that's on thinkable after the horrors they witnessed in the end this woman acts out how she says the military through their children into fire is. i cannot trust the man our government if the international community promises to keep us safe and if there are people there to protect us we will go back but if they send us back without this guarantee will be persecuted again. they're in jail want the same thing is that christian counterparts who are pouring into yangon for the pope's visit both minority groups hope for their safety and peace in myanmar. the u.n. warns thousands of civilians will die in yemen unless a saudi led coalition fighting rebels there left
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a blockade that has choked off aid supplies to the country the coalition shut down yemen's ports ten days ago it's now led aid flights to resume the u.n. says that's not enough to stuff what it calls the worst humanitarian crisis in the world. is arriving in yemen again it's the first delivery in three weeks and it's urgently required six hundred thousand children need vaccinations against diphtheria meningitis and tuberculosis. unicef says some progress has been made in the face of a desperate situation more than eleven million children need urgent humanitarian assistance every ten minutes a child dies from a preventable disease. but when the international airport was closed to humanitarian flights for nineteen days. more than five hundred international aid workers were stranded here and almost forty flights were canceled
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. in yemen the poorest arab country has been torn apart by nearly three years of war a proxy war a saudi led coalition is fighting yemeni hoofy rebels supported by iran mostly from the air bombing raids have destroyed much of yemen's infrastructure water supplies have been cut off and streets turned to sewers contaminated water is a source of infectious diseases such as cholera the united nations says three quarters of yemen's thirty million people depend on aid and seven million people are at risk of starvation a volcano on the indonesian island of bali has had a series of eruptions covering nearby resorts and villages with. gold sent volcanic ash and steam six hasn't meters into the sky disrupting international flights to the tourist destination seventy thousand people were affected by flight
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cancellations in the close your lombok international air force indonesia has raised its alert level for aviation to read at the highest possible warning. and just a reminder of the top story that we're following for you. germany's post-election deadlock may be nearing an end with signs another grand coalition could be in the works chancellor angela merkel has been meeting with leaders of her c.d.u. party in berlin to discuss their options after coalition talks with the greens in the pro-business f.d.p. collapse. that's your new iraq coming up next it's no fully las we'll have all of the goals from sunday's bundesliga soccer action cat hamburg and cologne turn around their nightmare seasons or will they decide deeper into relegation danger. that in just one minute do stay with us because.


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