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bam bam. this is the end of the news coming to you live from berlin europe comes under fire for its human rights record human rights watch slams the eaves actions to keep out of refugees but there's also some praise goes stick in the stand against populism also coming up bad weather in parts of europe has killed at least three people and caused hundreds of pride's to be cancelled. and another tweet that's dividing america after weeks of hype president daughter trump on business school board trade
media awards we'll bring you reactions. just in the next sixty minutes a journey into the longest underwater caves on the planet we travel to mexico for a new look into it submerged cabins revealing traces of an ancient civilization. bad. bank. hello and welcome i love the thought she must so glad you could join us. the eaves being slammed for its treatment of migrants an asylum seeker as a new human rights watch report highlights europe's efforts to prevent fresh arrivals in two thousand and seventeen and it criticizes the union force reliance of non e.u. countries to stem the flow of people. now the number of micro arrivals by sea was down in two thousand and seventeen by a round fifty percent as you can see but the report says the mediterranean remain
deadly nearly three thousand people were reported dead or missing towards the end of last year human rights watch says the member states who took in the largest number of arrivals was shunned by the remainder of the union as a whole. seekers will return to italy and to greece under so-called dublin regulation which states of the fullest e.u. country of entry must take over all responsibility for arrival in the summer two thousand and seventeen germany officially suspend its entre terms and a number of other e.u. states followed suit kenneth roth is the executive director of human rights watch he lost the world report two thousand and eighteen in paris emphasizing that the rise of populism was to blame for many human rights violations take a listen. very much a response to. grievances that people had they felt left behind economically they
were complaining about economic inequality many people like the cultural shifts associated with migration some people fear terrorism and what the authoritarian populists did is take. is to say it's the migrants who are thought to see asylum seekers it's the refugees and that effort to sort. of. poor people. and. the rise of the populist. now for more on the story i'm joined the studio by events because he's a director of human rights watch here in germany welcome and soon as we heard from the executive director that you know the rise of populist leaders and governments in many past the one has made them hostile to human drives and led to human rights my nations how is this impacted the e.u. and european countries where we see for example that we have we're missing very
important allies like the u.k. the u.k. is very busy with bret's that and is not anymore existent in the title for a meaningful human rights oriented foreign policy we lost a very strong partner but for example we see the countries that are tending towards right wing or nativist populism like poland like hungary and who would not criticize any or for each area regimes and don't let's take a look at germany specifically we have some figures mentioned video report now one of them is that one hundred forty attacks on asylum seekers shelters took place that on six hundred forty attacks on refugees and asylum seekers outside their accommodation is populism to blame for these attacks sure the. terrible words that populist use the butts of hate of course they. sometimes transfigured into violence and this isn't
a direct result of the hateful speech that we see increasingly by right wing populists on another element of germany allows electronic tagging and restriction of the movement of people viewed as a national security risk but people who don't actually committed any crime how does your organization view this practice we criticize this because according to the rule of law somebody has to be found guilty first before they can be any preventive measure us. like prison or electronic tracking so we disagree very much with us and what about your reports has suggested they have been a huge setback in human rights violations in a turkey what are your findings we see a crackdown on oppositional politicians on kurdish politicians on the media on anybody who wants to express their free opinion and we see a very worrying deterioration of human rights situation in turkey so lot of reasons
for concern in your latest human rights watch report is there any area that you think progress has been made yes this funnily enough in africa quite a lot because there was a move by the south african republic to abolish the i.c.c. . but a lot of especially western african countries have supported the i.c.c. and that could be prevented right victory and in the office not very efficient i mean is there any kind of idea as to a certain countries or certain governments more prone to human rights violations what factors in common with countries where they are human rights violations it is this nativist populist that we see spreading all over the world and all the oppressive regimes are actually populist systems and i guess
again a more about europe and finally and with europe since you are a country director of human rights watch here in germany what kind if it. is do you think specially to deal with refugees what kind of alternatives are there in europe to deal with this whole refugee problem many people are really worried about the fact that he outsourced a lot of its problems by putting the focus on countries beyond the borders off the e.u. like libya and turkey if you outsource this. the problem as you say. europe has to make sure that human rights are respected and actually exist and we can see at the moment that if you cooperate with countries like libya that there's any human rights respecting approach to this what we need here in europe much better distribution and we need agreements with other countries outside the e.u. to look after refugees much better than they do we have to help with meaningful
development eight to prevent further deaths in the sea by refugees. the director of human rights watch in germany thank you very much for your insights and talking to us on the deadly of your. now germany the netherlands and belgium have issued warnings as the deadly winter storm made landfall today the storm killed at least three people and caused problems for delays the dutch a weather service recorded winds gusting up to one hundred forty kilometers an hour on the coast and this was the scene of amsterdam's. today all of france was suspended at the peak of the storm the national rail service also halted trains across the netherlands and today the storm crossed britain leaving much of scotland covered in snow and thousands of homes without electricity.
and video being shed on social media that this show the power of the storm joining me now is from a social media disc a welcome com what have you been see on it is just a powerful storm we saw the nightmares is causing for travelers and it's just dangerous also for people that ventured to step outside this morning and take a look at some of these videos that we're seeing on social media starting off a man just being blown across a square there in the city south of amsterdam just showing you how powerful one hundred forty kilometers per hour those winds are and more this isn't this isn't a hog a cyclist even having trouble staying on their feet you seem just getting blown across the street there really incredibly strong lots of damage from this storm as well it's not just pedestrians take a look at this apartment building this roof will be just blown gosh letelier off the building is just unbelievable such strong winds this isn't rotterdam no the biggest port in europe watched those container ships come tumbling down these are
not light containers these are solid metal shipping containers take a look from another angle here all people can do is just sit there and watch and of course film as this goes down. this isn't a mirror now we can move to an electronics store more and more damage just really across. the country in the netherlands here it is this is the electronic store the sign just just toppling over you can see almost anything that's tall or vulnerable to wins is blink being just blown over including trucks that are on the road here you see this semi truck being knocked over there's a code red in the fact in the country that means that drivers are being told to stay away from how doors this is the exact reason why course the dutch they're pros they know about bad weather and even some funny moments here able to soak it in a dixie toilet being blown across the street they're trying to keep up with that tram maybe and it just keeps cold. you have to give these two gentlemen here's
a congratulations for venturing outside so you try to clean up some of that damage i have to say i mean the dutch authorities and schiphol airport other various transit authorities doing a great job keeping people up to date on social media especially twitter really getting a lots of information out there for people but be sure to stay inside stay safe absolutely we've gone emphasize it will because fifty the storm has been beamed across many parts of europe thank you they many well germany has been with and jim thank you very much for being us up to date he'll be keeping track of that story investable as soon as it comes in. the news if we now being you up to date with some other stories making news around the pond salvage crews have been recovering and i know that skidded off the runway last week in north and investigators say that the boeing seven three seven experienced a sudden. in one engine that caused it to smell of donning bank and it just avoid sliding into the black sea no one was. fifty two people have died in
a bus inferno in concept only five managed to escape the vehicle after it caught fire the designs to took place in the northwest of the country it's still not clear what caused the blaze. north and south korea have decided to march together at the open said many of next month's winter olympic games they also intend to send a joint women's ice hockey team into the competition the international olympic committee still has to approve the plans. what looks like a fresh and delicious pineapple is actually a disguise for illegal gargle police in portugal and spain have seized more than seven hundred kilograms of cocaine hidden inside the fruits the arrested nine members of the international gang that had shipped the drugs from south america. lifeguards in a stream to have used a broom to drop
a knife. two teenage boys trapped in a dangerous rip currents and lifeguards were nearby being trained how to use the drill and when the emergency police came to say it's the first time a drill been given in this way. you're watching the devil news coming to you live from london coming up ahead u.s. president donald trump announces what he calls the fake news awards find out which news organizations he's got inside. joining me now is bent the sooner then and boss must be on cloud nine future of it's a three eighty was looking very shaky up until now emirates airlines has announced it will buy twenty eight three eighty super jumbos from a bus with an option to purchase sixteen more the deal is worth sixteen billion dollars and comes as a big relief for the european aircraft maker earlier this week. at the program
would have to be discontinued if a deal with to buy based emirates didn't happen soon but the largest passenger plane in the world is proving to be too big for many carriers turning it bounces proudest project into a nightmare for the company. because the whole always has one eye on the sector but i bet these deals got your full attention it does indeed this deal gives airbus flagship product a lifeline one of the most visible visible industrial projects that europe has even overseas and i mean you said it there has been. have been fears that a production line would have been discontinued without this deal even maybe even earlier than that and then twenty twenty four why was that because we were talking about a deal being done weeks ago and i'm sure it was then suddenly backing out and now this change of heart it is all very confusing. there have been weeks of tough negotiations from what i hear and there has been no specific reason given why why
there has been this change of heart i mean we have to see the deal is officially worth sixteen billion dollars now rebates in that category are very common so i would assume that the price tag is much less hefty than what somebody would think here and also air bus or rather emirates had said. the engines of the three eighty needed to be more fuel efficient and now airbus has agreed to say ok we'll look into a new engine option here because because profit margins in the airline sector are so thin and then you've got to think about the profitability of these giants that you're putting into the show you're getting more passengers more people on buying tickets more bums on seats but if the fuel is going away those margins than maintaining a twin engine aircraft is always more efficient than having to maintain
a four engine aircraft as trip can you tell me then why it's so reliant on emirates it's basically it's so customer yeah that is true of the a three hundred forty three a v indeed well the a three eighty has been built for a market that we have to understand has not come into existence yet the idea by airbus was we make this plane this gigantic plane transporting a lot of people from one busy airport to another one where slots are at a premium but that didn't really come to into existence instead. airlines have resorted to flying people from secondary in-between secondary airports that way making travel easier for four passengers even at the expense of seats you know transporting less people but again in planes that are smaller the easier to maintain and easier to operate now emirates network is basically built on these large hogs. that that that is service but the network of other airlines most other
airlines looks much different so you'd say it still fits emirates portfolio basically all the way it does business it does it does but as you mentioned emirates is the biggest customer they have been about two hundred forty plus three delivered more than one hundred of those two to emirates and being the biggest customer obviously gives emirates a lot of power of ability to apply pressure here and this is also a big plus for airbus it says shooting up to record highs today that's right as we heard that the program being able to be continued at least ten years and that gives error bars a timeframe hoping for a market which hasn't caught on the chinese market opening that. is an operation for only you know minimum margins in china by then we'll make it to china first of all the thank you. apple's been stashing cash of broad for years now to avoid high corporate tax rates at home but us president donald trump's change that now the
tech giants bringing back that money to invest in the united states and save big time on taxes. it could be one of the biggest money transfers in the world take giant apple is moving two hundred fifty two billion dollars from abroad to the u.s. the company is set to face a tax bill of a whopping thirty eight billion dollars sounds like a lot but apple is actually saving money on the transaction a year ago it would have had to pay more than double that amount. apple c.e.o. tim cook says the company is proud to build on its long history of support for the u.s. economy. now the i phone makers planning investments worth billions in the u.s. it will build a new campus and hopes to create twenty thousand jobs. most of the money apple is moving comes from ireland where corporate tax rates are even lower but efforts by
the e.u. to harmonize corporate taxes across the bloc have made the situation uncertain so a recent reduction of u.s. corporate taxes from thirty five to twenty one percent as more attractive. moebius to come including a nice chinese surprise for economists and. a media thank you ben turning of the united states after weeks of hype about a possible fake news of once event u.s. president doesn't trump is falling to ten top examples of news stories in two thousand and seventeen that he says well intentioned in the wrong now i'm veiled a well it's vic you guessed it a tweet it provided a link to a republican party website that listed ten cases in which major american news sources reported stories that were later retracted over stillest says were incorrect c.n.n. qualified for four mentions followed by two for the new york times despite some of
trump's initial statements it was not immediately clear who had drawn up this list . as you can imagine social media reaction to these awards once again highlighted the deep full arise ition in the u.s. with both the president's supporters and detractors seeing them as a vindication of the political viewpoints trumps base is applauding the more for example here's a taste of that from a tweet by michael mike zollo who tweets i'm just so proud to have a president that not only stands up for the american people but stands up to the liberal media trump is changing the scope of politics and his refusal to be politically correct is green come true on the other side trumps opponents see it as another disturbing attack on press freedoms writer elise is we laugh about the fake news of once bought it is in fact white terrifying and chilling
this is what happens in dictatorships and fascist regimes facts language truth and ultimately the press become hijacked to serve power not to question it or to hold it accountable i'm afraid we lost some of the streets there but that was the text joining me now in the studio is our guest and you can ask essence he is an expert on u.s. politics and he's from the j.f.k. institute here in berlin welcome nicholas it's bait tempting to think of these fake news awards as some kind of light entertainment but odd the on these what trump cause or turn it to facts having a deep impact on american life and changing the narrative that. i'm not sure that this is all on don't try to count i think what we see is the deeper frustration within parts of the american electorate in coping with the very incremental and sometimes exhausting democratic process which means that you know you call your
representatives you call your senators you go and vote you take part in public life and i think that a lot of parts of the of american society and of european society to be quite frank have come accustomed to a certain service culture in their politics that means getting involved being involved staying involved. causes them to be irritated in the truest sense of the word and that of course is then good excuse to say i don't like this ergo this must be fake news this must be a fact that i don't like or good must be faults so there is a lot of insidious impact of what's happening there but to stay with me because obviously don't trump still has a lot of support coming in this saturday marks a donald trump's first four year in office as u.s. president all this week we've been looking back at the last twelve eventual months in the white house or hire was one of the battleground states that handed trump is
election victory in two thousand and sixteen but has delivered on the promises he made to voters and washington bureau chief alexander for naaman visit ohio to find out. in ohio a longtime democratic stronghold that was once a hub of the american steel industry but these times are long gone president donald trump one ohio in twenty sixteen by promising to bring jobs back to the region. when bush believes in trump she host at talk show on local radio and after she gets off the air she relaxes and cigar down. he earned my respect because of what he wants to do and how he wants to get it done so he's not republican he's not democrat he's just an american who use the system for. the presidency. i mean but we have to
admit that he lives right he doesn't tell that you have to he has he has this oh thought process. but the question is. do we all. tracy takes me along to a party fundraiser in youngstown. and during. three five. delayed his polls show the president's trump's approval rating is at their record low whether people here support him despite the fact that he hasn't made much progress on his legislative agenda. finally for the first time the liberal walk times there's somebody in washington who is determined to change washington that's why people are excited they want to they want someone to go washington who can grab that place and shake it because it's become so loaded and
so out of control it's been a slow process they're frightened every step of the way but i believe in eventually people are going to realize how important this is like christian mckernan is a businessman in youngstown his grandfather started his heating and cooling company in one nine hundred thirty seven here sure we're christian says he trusts trump because he's all full and entrepreneur says i don't have to agree with certain things that a sitting president may feel i don't have to do but i really should just look back and respect the position that's there and allow him to try to do his job. this is the show hotline and treat your friends john well good afternoon to walk with very few friends here on the economic growth is for tax cuts health care that's what counts for tracey winbush she says she doesn't like f. with think trump tweeds or sas but she'll support him as long as he is here to
break the system you've got problems. because we got into what is your assessment as to why his supporters are so faithful to donald trump well the numbers are declining so you know they have the core of his the core base of his supporters strengthening meaning less and less people believe in the policies that he's advertising and for good reasons because we have no factual basis or which to assess that any of his economic process promises to the middle and especially the lower class low class citizens of the united states have been come to of course you always have people who like the shiny on troops more kind of a president who's a self-made man all things that aren't true necessarily but don't trump this one thing right you don't have to like him but he knows entertainment and the telling of ala that uses out of the white house every day and makes us suffer through it that's well done you know as i said you don't have to like it. have
a very complicated relationship with the situation in the white house but you have to respect in a certain way the way this is done and keeps voters from realizing the the real economic. effects this has on everyday life and griffin to guess if you can be done from like it or not is the brand the face and the brand off the republican party at the moment what does it need for the republican party in the long term in the long term i cannot comment on that but twenty eighteen's midterm elections and we have seen that democratic turnout has been strong in previous in special elections and it might be possible for democrats to actually take one or both of his book both houses of congress that would be a game changer for this republican administration. nicholas guess is an expert on u.s. politics thank you very much for sharing your insights with us on the down the you . you know watching
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a supply crisis is looming for millions of palestinian refugees the u.n. agency that is providing for them is running out of money off the u.s. government throws tens of millions of dollars in contributions let's take a closer look at what is at stake here more than five million palestinian refugees are stranded in camps in jordan lebanon syria the gaza strip and the west bank the u. n. which is the united nations relief and works agency is the providing support for them the agency's budget of more than one billion dollars it's made up almost entirely from donations from the united nations member states and the biggest contributor yes it is the united states in two thousand and sixteen the u.s. gave more than three hundred sixty billion dollars or roughly a third of the agency's total budget president dollar trump is now decided to with
code sixty five million dollars and the dumbass tanya crema has gone to the gaza strip to meet families were very much dependent on aid. several generations of refugees and their descendants live here under one roof in the refugee camp and all are registered with the un refugee agency. it's almost lunchtime and mothers are militant is worried about the news that the agency's main donor the united states is withholding funds the family depends on food assistance from the relief agency. how if they cut aid what happened to the palestinian people that is aid is really important to us if they create a state for us they might find a solution to the situation that have anything to head the although shoddy her eldest son is working in a clothing store he barely makes
a living every other month he picks up the basic food ration for his small family he says it covers eighty percent of their needs a manakin that if they reduce their aid if they reduce their support for this humanitarian organization it will be difficult and it will have serious consequences people will suffer from more poverty poverty will create violence and violence will create an explosion known for a living fish or more than half of the two million people living in gaza are dependent on support from in russia or other agencies. for over a decade the gaza strip has been sealed off by israel and egypt conflict high unemployment and poverty have made life extremely difficult at headquarters and the u.s. decision is being watched very closely there are no immediate consequences for the services but there is no doubt that if it stays this way and if we are not able to find it dition money from other donors and the united states doesn't change its
decision we would be in serious trouble here in terms of continuity of our course says the refugee agency provides services that would normally be supplied by a state that runs health clinics and social services to over one point two million registered refugees. harshest critic is the israeli government says the relief organization perpetuates the refugee problem but people here say that without the little help they get the situation would be even more bleak. at the food distribution center in the shati refugee camp people are bracing themselves for an even harder time every three months they pick up their ration of oil lentils flour and other items. and taking it since i got married fifteen years ago. my family my parents have been getting it for the
last forty or forty five years without their help there'd be no life in gaza. and i'm much better next morning. i have seven children and they need to eat they don't know if their father has work or not i don't know many here say they feel caught in the political game that's likely to harm vulnerable people the most without a solution to the refugee issue they say the situation is likely to get even more tense. we stay in the region and turn our attention to a teenager who's become the symbol of honest in the resistance i had i mean he has been denied bail by an israeli military judge after she slapped two israeli soldiers in the west bank the incident was captured on video and went viral rights groups of course for the girl her father spoke exclusively to be from ramallah about the case this is the video that provoked a social media storm
a palestinian girl slapping and kicking and israeli soldier the incident followed what israel says was a stone throwing assault on its troops. the goal is sixteen year old i head to mimi and she's become an icon of the palestinian resistance and this soldier is a symbol for the occupation that has taken our land our country and killed our people since the december incident our head has been in custody and being charged with twelve counts including assault and incitement now she could face a lengthy jail sentence. head is from a well known activist family in the west bank and is no stranger to confrontation in two thousand and twelve she was filmed hitting a soldier in ramallah and three years later she was pictured biting another soldier as he tried to arrest her brother. her detention has sparked protests at home and
around the world with rights groups saying that as a child it is not justified. for many israelis though the teenager is a provocateur. one senior israeli ministers at the detention of our head and her mother must set an example they should finish their lives in prison he said the pictures are harsh i trust that the incident will be investigated and the lessons will be learned amnesty international says israel currently holds around three hundred fifty palestinian children in detention and that hundreds of mine is a prosecuted every year meanwhile critics of the palestinian say many of these youngsters are being exploited for political propaganda. but if anyone guaranteed me be it an arab country an international body or anyone from my government anyone if anyone guaranteed me that the occupation would be gone in one two three or even five years i would rather teach my daughter ballet.
turkey's visit intense criticism for violating human rights and a deteriorating rule of law they're currently was it one hundred forty journalists being held in turkish prisons after a failed attempt to overthrow the government in two thousand and sixteen did obvious folk to a turkish court reporter who has covered many of the journalists trials there. at breakfast shannon shakun isn't ready checking to see if they have been any more arrests for years the thirty year old has worked as a court reporter covering the trials of her colleagues. i check if other journalists were imprisoned since the police weren't at my place at five am they could have struck somewhere else. she has lost her sense of humor without it she says she wouldn't be able to last in her job. she reports from the heavily guarded palace of justice in istanbul the place where freedom of press in
turkey came to an end i would joke there to be just like every day when i walk over to this place i see this building as some kind of a normas monster awaiting me with an ugly grimace to the cio i. cameras are not allowed in the courthouse so from this point we were cooled with a hidden cell phone today she attends another case against colleagues of the daily paper hoary at the accusation betraying state secrets few other reporters are present trials against journalists have become part of a sound routine in turkey the coverage of the trial itself is obstructed by the courts since ronald. they say there's no place for the press the building is huge but the courtrooms are very small the smallest rooms are always selected for these important trials. no more than twenty to twenty five visitors can fit into
them about. this time sean combs colleagues walk free at least for the time being after two hours attorneys and defendants come out of the courtroom after the trial is postponed for two months. her groom sends a copy of the court's decision to have paper. outside in front of the courthouse the lawyer for the journalists describes the repeated postponement of the trial as a tactic to keep the defendants on depression. and her colleagues are watched and filmed by the police the entire time. shakun returns to the editorial department of her newspaper him her yet three of her colleagues are currently in prison and dozens of accusations are pending. the editors fight to survive and she knows that she could be indicted at any time for her court
reporting budget about. yachts in turkey there is no system of law that protects the rights of individuals entire groups in society have been declared enemies and their rights are just taken away so looking. on the world would not be aware of their safe shannon didn't get up every morning to report from the inside of istanbul's palace of justice. because had to was asia now new figures show that the chinese economy has gained sixteen last year ben this is a surprise every day because everyone's been complaining for ages now about the chinese economy slowing and global growth relies on it but here we've got the first annual increase in seven years gross domestic product grew by six point nine percent that exceeded economists forecasts and the government's. china remains one of the world's most powerful economic engines its booming growth over
the past decade has easily outpaced recent growth in the u.s. . over the past ten years china's share of global output rose from eleven to eighteen percent other emerging markets are also grabbing larger shares of the global economy the trend is reversed in the u.s. which slipped from eighteen to fifteen percent. china's flourishing export market is one reason for its strong growth. the country's building boom has provided in additional boost and not only are chinese earning more money than in the past they're spending it consumption is on the rise benefiting the retail sector and the real estate market. companies are investing in production to feed the growing demand for goods from china. but the biggest investor is the government especially in infrastructure nearly a trillion dollars have been earmarked for the one built one road initiative an
ambitious project to develop trade corridors to central asia the middle east and europe. correspondent andrea hang in singapore daniel in frankfurt address starting with you with these growth figures a sign of what's to come or just a one off well the numbers do look positive but when we are looking at it is is a positive preamble to what me looked like a negative twenty eighteen for china and no doubt this twenty seven hundred numbers did exceed expectations off from analysts as well as the chinese government themselves moving forward though did do predict the growth to slow to six point five percent in twenty eighteen and it's the same number that the chinese government itself has put out i don't know what it does frankfurt think there are questions often questions about the accuracy of numbers. yeah exactly that's what investors here are telling me as well they're always surprised how fast china is i mean china a much bigger country than germany but they need always less time to provide those
g.d.p. numbers on the other hand they are always exactly how the government wanted them to be that it was already in two thousand and seventeen and sixteen the case now for two thousand and eighteen just mentioned g.d.p. is estimated at a level of six point five percent investors here have no doubt no doubt at all that the chinese government will report exactly those same numbers again except that in this case it was six point nine it was above the government target so my question to you is beijing successfully transit transitioning from global sweatshop to innovation hub that's been its big goal. well one would like to think that that's the case but in fact it's kind of struggling to find a balance between during that transition and this is largely because of the competition between two different economies that china has right now what we need for it on one on the one hand we have the heavy industries and the manufacturing
sector the property sector is still dominant and still pulling the weight and outpacing the lively booming economies in fin tech industry so this tug of war is kind of what's calling causing the imbalance within the chinese economy and certainly there are threats ahead what about china's excess production capacity and threats of tariffs from the us. that's a very big threat the overcapacity has plagued china for most of twenty seventeen and in fact the side in two hundred sixteen now if the deal is true the high explosive all humans are somewhat indicative off some of that excess of volumes moving out of china meanwhile china also still has to deal with a very high debt pile and that's still a very big struggle for them which they're hoping that an increase in domestic consumption and household consumption is going to boy that for twenty teen it's
also got that threats from the u.s. with trump increasing the widening helping to widen that gap treat get between the two countries with the restrictions as imposing on china. for us in singapore there and then you know. frank thank you to both of you. the c.e.o. of france's carlos tavera says the company could plans to reenter the u.s. market b.s. a group subsidiary would take advantage of resources and come make an opel which it acquired from general motors last year that acquisition gave it access to engineers who designed vehicles for g.m. that were later sold in the u.s. but left the american market decades ago. and offer me some grand slam action now from emerita exactly my favorite tennis tournament the australian open bay you've done felt. exactly. thank you very much ben of the forty
a few straight open tennis championships in melbourne has seen players sweltering and extremely hot temperatures for champion novak djokovic came from behind to defeat frenchmen again feast defending champion roger federer one threw in the crowd a night session but full when a stand crashed out money a sure shot up that is not that muddy a shot of pool that has progressed with a victory over latvian honesty zero seven the russian is back of the tournament for the first time since testing positive for a banned substance two years ago in math but now things didn't go quite so well for the third seed god bindiya. she was beaten in straight sets by the taiwanese veteran she saw way and blamed the scorching the ok moving away from tennis and to some spectacular pictures as the world's longest underwater cave has been discovered in mexico measuring an astonishing three hundred forty seven
kilometers the submerged cabin in the mexican state of quinton who isn't only wrong because it's huge size but also because a number of aki texturally creches to be found inside they date back hasn't if it is not helping to unravel the mysteries of the ancient maya civilization that one. dominated the region. it's thought to be the biggest underwater cave on the planet stretching for three hundred fifty kilometer. divers discovered a connection between two submerged cabin systems in eastern mexico after a decade's long search. there are about two hundred kids in this underwater systems others that we thought they might be connected but we weren't sure now we know about the collection and flows of water. while. research has found
human bones and pottery from thousands of years ago it comes from the ancient mayan civilization that once dominated the region. it gives us an amazing perspective and new understanding of how the leaders of the entrance settlements and all of them i developed. scientists hope the discovery will shed new light on the mayans who considered this huge cave sacred. this is sundowns film festival gets underway today in the american state of utah it's a large as independent film festival in the u.s. and first makers from all of the was gathered there with their latest projects robin miller from moscow to discus here to tell us more welcome robin what's so
special about this festival well it's very much for independent filmmakers no always has been and although in the ninety's it got invaded by hollywood a bit after quentin tarantino's reservoir dogs was premier fiction and then hollywood sort of came in because they were the in the next they were searching for the next fiction. so big dollar signs but in the last ten years old and eyes of trying to reign in hollywood the hollywood influence i should say started banging on seventy eight we know who resident robert redford fronting as its inaugural chairman is being held every year since now in park city on one side of the mountains in salt lake city as you can see the weather is quite cold all there is the sob and he said he was the remote american independent films as you said but now it's very international ok we could do with a bit of sun but it to me they love the documentary films also shown at this festival and we're going to have a look at a couple now which are creating quite
a buzz first off a film called a woman captured extraordinary because it's a real life horror story of a woman in hungary who's trapped in the condo of modern day slavery situation because of unpaid debts to employ she has to work as a has made twenty four seven for nothing now the filmmaker got access to this extraordinary story by playing the sort of slave owner if you like the woman who kept her captive a little bit of money let's see a clip. for the love that you get. that there should be this he was a nice guy. that i did as an actor because of. some of the land was that after watching that match yeah i actually am shocked i. tell you.
i'm glad. that he. was just so. i think it is. that they have they are. they. also in the documentary section is of fathers and sons by berlin based syrian director tells. the filmmaker took the daring step of posing as a jihad supporting war photographer in order to infiltrate the home of the op who osama and al-qaeda affiliated fighter osama is a loving and devoted father and one who wants his sons prepared for jihad to. come to sharply. then they would have. a move to move on.
to the other. star that. has a. lot of. costs and distressing stuff that. one person is expected to make waves at the c s film festival sundance film festival is it just yeah but making ways because it's he's having his debut as a director this is the movie yardy which is about a young man who's passed catches up with him says in the nineteen seventies and
here's idris elba explaining more. he was a popular novel in the eighty's in england at least and resonate with teenagers when they did it just like as a direct first time feature director this would be something that would be within my comfort zone things that i definitely relate to and use it for example from a character to do as well as a bad man like me felt like a natural step authority to. what films that's set to get it have it's to me at sundance is better to say and also before it's released is controversy what's that about this is this beirut star jon hamm as a former u.s. diplomat to return the civil war in the one nine hundred eighty s. to save a colleague roseman pike also stars a cia field agent
a criticism is that it portrays typical negative stereotypes of arabs and indeed they didn't use any lebanese actor in the film we'll have a little look at a clip from that. the food and water i would take all i need for the not my bills are comfortable to just. give you mean israel. really believe because i believe flight go fight for peace made all of these above feed our food that shallow this about looking for a man to go to like the fishing for your brother going to come up with alternatives he sees. that not just say. i've seen all the critics say about that and sunday goes on for the next ten days. just thank you very much for that information you're watching the dow the news coming to you live from but and that's it for me on the document from robin meade the don't go away is standing by to have the news for you in a few minutes from now on everything. from
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