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you know. this is deja vu news live from berlin a nail biter of a vote by a narrow margin and i just cited moments of bridge opening as the social democrats declare they will begin coalition talks with angle america most conservatives. soon there were six hundred forty two votes three hundred sixty two people voted yes and two hundred seventy nine voted no there was one of stench and as such the s.p.d. will embark on formal coalition negotiations because that paves the way for formal discussions on forming a government bringing germany one step closer to ending months of political
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uncertainty also coming up. turkish troops roll into northern syria clearing the way for land forces to make to move in its part of an offensive against kurdish militia the united states has asked turkey to show restraint. and pope francis says goodbye to peru wrapping up a latin american tour work that's been overshadowed by angry protests over the church's handling of sexual abuse scandal. in the morning. my ass waiter thank you for joining us it's been some four months since germany's parliamentary elections and tonight the country is finally one step closer to forming a stable government the social democratic party has voted to enter formal coalition talks with chancellor angela merkel's conservatives and initial show of hands was to. close to call so every vote of the more than six hundred delegates at the party
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conference had to be individually counted the outcome was a clear majority in favor of moving forward with negotiations. the vote was too close for comfort but in the end relief for the s.p.d. leadership martin short has the green light to continue negotiations that could lead to another coalition government with angela merkel's conservatives yes p d is still in the game and there's still a chance that it will at least put its stamp on the policies of the next german government find point soon for a new one percent of something is more than one hundred percent of nothing so if we can do something good for people the next country if we can do something for europe and people around us i believe and i know many have a different view but my view is we should do it. can be a part time fuel not zoltan. the major policy lines have already been agreed
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between the social democrats and conservatives becoming final round of talks will be about details but s.p.d. leaders say their approach will still be tough so. we are not giving up on the s.p.d. by deciding to join the other party in government until the day on sundays decision also means a personal reprieve for martin schulz who's standing within the s.p.d. has suffered after it had its worst result ever in a general election and schultz did a very public u. turn on the question of joining a coalition he now has to secure a final deal with miracle but win support from the s.p.d. party membership. so to unravel all this i'm joined here now in the studio by our political correspondent this helicopter and did a lot of pot is standing by outside the headquarters of chancellor merkel's c.d.u. party welcome to both of you miss taylor let's start with you with ten months of wrangling this seems. a very big step that was taken tonight but how much closer
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are we actually to seeing a stable german government for a step closer it didn't fail its night could have meant a negative vote could have meant that there would be fresh elections on the cars which would have meant another couple of months here in germany or at least some i'd say until easter away from seeing a new government if we see another ground coalition of social democrats and i'm going back will see to you but that is still all from certain because after all after that vote that we saw today we'll see another round of negotiations and we'll see a kind of marriage contract a potential marriage contract between the two and then the social democrat party grassroots will get the final say on whether i'm going machall can continue business as usual i'd say with the social democrat so there's still many more steps to be completed in this process but tonight salata what do we think chancellor merkel is thinking do we think that she was relieved at this result yeah i'm very
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sure there was a huge sigh of relief here actually amongst all of the conservative politicians we've heard that many of them congratulated the social democrats on their willingness to at least try to form a government and chancellor merkel has not been very outspoken in the process of finding a new government she has not been giving many press statements but she was actually very quick to react let's listen and. the seaview following the conclusion of exploratory talks last week which cleared the way for formal coalition talks we welcome the news that the social democrats have followed suit at their party conference today. after intensive and sometimes controversial discussions they reached a positive result that means the way is now clear for formal coalition talks. what's important to us in these talks is that germany gets a stable government that is able to tackle the questions and issues of the future
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and find solutions to them. we will vote on the line of negotiations tomorrow and then quickly enter discussion with the social democrats. a great deal of work lies ahead but despite all internal controversies it should proceed in the central climate with a clear and intensive goal that's what has been made possible today. so we've heard from marco that she wants to start these coalition talks fairly quickly but the social democrats are saying that they want to negotiate a better deal they say that they're going to get that better deal well that's the big question i mean they got fifty six percent on this document that with this kind of blueprint that we've seen so far and this is what democrats insist that this was only preliminary that more has to follow the conservative c.d.u. or on the other end of the spectrum say well they just want to flesh out the details of that they really don't want to go into opening new chapters on that and
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. democrats certainly need some more modern. leader might well need more of a trophy in terms of real system change in health care or something like that that he could take home to his party base to really swing the vote when it gets to the final crunch so we are facing another couple of weeks of tense talks but it and i believe that we have some reactions on this decision from berliners let's listen and. it's about time the decision was made right so i don't think the grand coalition is a good idea we would like sions would be best. it's not what i voted for but it's better than nothing i just want something to happen now. or for the s.p.d. to be part of the government then an opposition can't achieve much in opposition it's much more hard for. it's difficult to say how it will go for the grand coalition if it's good friends and i think they have to send a clear signal that they want to make their mark. you're called
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a bit of. well of course a grand coalition is maybe not so credible because the s.p.d. said they wouldn't do it again let's finish a few i think it's definitely good the negotiations and talks are happening it's basically a good thing has been the s.p.d. should have decided against the grand coalition simply said that something new would happen in this country. something new to happen in this country shalott or do we think that something new is going to happen with this old grand coalition. well that it's very unlikely they're going to see a continuation of the politics of the last four years but we have to say for some topics that's actually good news for example on the issue of europe both parties the christian democrats and the social democrats they prefer to further integration european integration they haven't been very concrete in their exploratory paper on how they want to do that but they've listed europe as a priority so good news for that and for some other topics as well here domestic
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issues in germany but what critics have been saying is that the grand coalition two point zero is lacking a clear idea of what they want germany to look like in the next four years what they want to change that they are electing great visions and it's very unlikely that we are going to see that changing in the upcoming coalition talks misael less stability versus change what was your prediction for this new old grand coalition well there's a clear pledge for europe but i think this is something that came across also during the election campaign when we saw machall face off a challenge. that they really very much looked like a team that could play ball particularly on the issue of this grand vision of a french president a man with my call to have a close integration to also talk more details will solidarity when it comes to making the euro a very stable currency also for the future so they do see to eye to eye on very big
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issues like that but it's once it gets to the details and the bread and butter issues that the social democrats so want to push forward that it could get tense and it could potentially fail still a lot of bridges to build the scale of course now in our studio thank you very much and a lot of parts standing by at the city you had quarters thank you as well. turkish troops have crossed into northern syria attacking a kurdish enclave in a bid to oust u.s. allied kurdish militia militia from the area their operation was met with a hail of rockets on turkish towns killing at least one refugee. the turkish offensive on offering is code named operation olive branch that began on saturday and has heightened tensions in an already complicated syrian conflict the united states has urged turkey to exercise restraint. this turkish time is paying the price for turkey's offensive just across the border in syria one person was killed
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by a rocket fired from the kurdish enclave of offering in response to the turkish military operation there despite the danger many locals remain enthusiastic about operation olive branch. martyrs live on these boys chant as they approach the tanks on top they believe the soldiers are saving turkey from kurdish insurgents the ground invasion follows as strikes and shelling against kurdish militia targets the turkish army has reported some initial success that's disputed by the kurdish fighters that president. promises the operation will soon be completed and he is wanted and the opposition to the attack will not be tolerated. if anybody heed the call to go on to the streets and protest they will pay the price very heavily. this is
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a national struggle and in this national struggle we will crush anyone who stands against us. in syria at least hundreds of people are protesting against the offensive after could help defeat the so-called islamic state calling for support from that back as in washington and moscow but so far the calls for help put forward and on to. is. now to some of the other stories making news around the world the taliban have claimed responsibility for an attack on a luxury hotel in kabul that killed at least nineteen people and wounded a dozen others officials say five gunman wearing army uniforms stormed the intercontinental hotel saturday evening they were all killed after a thirteen hour standoff. police in congo have fired live rounds and tear gas to disperse thousands of anti-government protesters the u.n.
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says at least six people were killed and dozens injured catholic churches and activists have called for peaceful demonstrations across the country including in the capital kinshasa. over one hundred thousand greeks have gathered in thessaloniki to demand that the republic of macedonia change its name the saloniki is the capital of a greek province that is also named macedonia athens and have been locked in a dispute over the name sense macedonia declared independence from yugoslavia in one thousand nine hundred one. you're watching d.w. news still to come pope francis wraps up one of the most tumultuous trips of his prophecy we'll see why he's been met with angry protests on a tour of latin america. in the bundesliga leaders by in units have come from behind to win four two at home two that are bremen the visitors took the
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lead and then peg violent back to two but robert live and thomas miller then both scored their second goals of the game to extend byron's lead at the top to sixteen points shaka drew one one with one over in sunday's other game. in this league club homburg has fired coach marcus good all the move came a day after the team lost at home to bottom place cologne the two nil defeat left homburg in the relegation zone in seventeenth place his dole took over the team in twenty sixteen and they narrowly avoided being sent down last season after saturday's defeat israel told reporters he had given his all for the club with quote passion and heart here's more now on what the loss that cost him his job. walking onto the pitch for what would be his last match gives goal knew he had to
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have three points against cologne despite the pressure hamburg were united before the game. but it was the visitors who struck first the motorola finishing off the assist in the twenty seventh minute the new signing latched onto yarrow psycho's neat flick to beat did its dick mile. after the break hamburg struggled in fail to find their fourth. in the sixty seventh minute toronto was back for more. the first brace for the journey made two goals in a needed win for cologne. oh yeah stefan luton back was all smiles the defeat subsequently it did mark his gives those ten years. as they go club freiburg have been showing a bit of muscle lately giving themselves some distance from the relegation zone on
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home turf they've proven hard to beat and on saturday's abbé light says and on saturday adolescent came up short as they travelled to germany's black forest. christian strike in freiburg went into the clash with a lot sikh on the back of the six match unbeaten run another victory would put relegation concerns on the back burner but the visitors had the ball in the net first. through the celebrations however were cut short. joined kevin oga stunned was ruled much of the off side in the build up. fribourg hit back the pay to go last she foiled neil's pages and. full square after an eva and first. simo then i was out of the blocks quick a softer the break have the germany international dancing his wife through front
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loads the fence. but the lake didn't last yannick harbor drawing freiburg level in the seventy second minute was the fifth gong like to have conceded from a set pace in the last five games. lot six achilles heels soon struck again. was. robin cut funding spaces like six defense fellas lay. the strike clearly delighted with the two one victory the bucket to send on cough titian expects gives us strength to start the year like face wonderfulness especially after all our problems you know with injuries and the like that with very happy today shaun said look at toys freiburg remains a fortress as they jump up to
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a safe and high twelfth. so let's take a look at the ball in this league table at the end of match day nineteen as we can see by our streaking ahead but it is now live a close in in second after their four one win at hoffenheim on saturday shall pay the price for that draw with hanover while fourth following the defeat at freiburg turning to the bottom and we see why homburg decided to axe coach marcus dole today saturday's defeat to bottom side cologne means that there is now just three points between them and spanish golfer sergio garcia has got his season off to the perfect start with victory at the singapore open saturday's third round had been curtailed by bad weather but bright sunshine on sunday allowed garcia to finish his third round and then sink a series of birdies including this one on the eighth to surge ahead in the final
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round. he finished on a fourteen under to win by five shots it was his thirty second career victory. now to some of the other stories making news around the world the u.s. senate is holding a special session aimed at ending a political stalemate that has led to a shutdown of government services the shutdown came into effect saturday after the senate failed to pass a new budget both democrats and republicans are demanding concessions from the other side including and especially on immigration. marches to protest sexual misconduct and discrimination against women have been taking place in london and other cities around the world they followed similar women's marches held in the u.s.
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on saturday hundreds of thousands took part there with many voicing opposition to president trump at the events. u.s. vice president mike pence has touched down in israel during his two day visit he set to meet with israeli officials but he faces a boycott from palestinian leaders after the top administration and raged the arab world by recognizing jerusalem as israel's capital. a silicon valley funded rocket has successfully reached orbit after launching from a remote new zealand island the mission called quote still testing is the second successful flight for us aerospace company rocket the rocket is carrying satellites to track weather and gather shipping data and a reminder of the top stories we're following here for you germany's social democrats
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have narrowly voted in favor of starting coalition talks with the americans conservatives the decision that brings the country one step closer to a stable government after four months of political uncertainty sense of tempers elections this year. pope francis has wrapped up his two of latin america and being the most contentious and violent trip of his of his papa see the pope's comments that sex abuse victims in chile slandered a bishop have cast a shadow over the trip there's been widespread outcry over the vatican's and actions over similar scandals in peru but pope francis tried to move beyond the controversy on the last day of his visit. everywhere francisco's people cheer and asked for his blessings some even asked the pope to perform their wedding. but this time despite the usual jubilation
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pope francis six two and that's in america has attracted unprecedented anger. at least a dozen churches in chile have been burned to the ground in protest of the papal visit scuffles also broke out between police and protesters as to pope sat must nearby. these demonstrators in chile were protesting the church's handling of a clerical sex abuse scandal they accused the pope himself of being an accomplice to these crimes although francis apologized to the victims he provoked outrage when he called their allegation against a bishop grown to this. day that they bring me proof against bishop one barrels then i will speak there is not one bit of proof against him all of it is slander is that clear. the eighty one year zero is known for not shying away from uncomfortable topics every day of his visit he confronted other
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sensitive issues in peru he addressed the issue of corruption in front of the president who barely xscape impeachment over corruption allegations. how much evil is done to our latin american people and the democracies of this blasted continent by this social virus. because everything being done to combat this social scourge deserves our utmost attention. a trip full of social issues and challenges for the ponces certainly one he won't forget. and for more on this let's bring in correspondent dottie oh not he traveled to lima to cover the pope's visit that as we just heard this has been a very mixed visit for the pontiff we saw violent protests in till a while the welcome was warmer and petro why the difference in these two receptions
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yes absolutely these six three to go over to latin america had two different parts chile and peru chile was probably the most difficult for franciscan his soul was five years both born fifty kate will remember in the local church was in the middle of tory will crisis because of child sexual abuse and these crises was maybe warton by for some other way to go you know where his report openly. or sort of not made a big deal of covering up their crimes or the feel pretty experiment or kind of the but we brought people bearing churches in chile every day on the other hand the situation in bed who was completely different many people in their streets and following the pope in every ceremony he had the in this country in three cities. now the. people was very very happy to have they're both here in london
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and you get the sense that these tensions have affected the last day of his trip there. i don't think so because we saw many people today here in lima actually there will be hundreds of thousands of people in the pope will in a couple of hours in don't get off. before these mass fans he's had a meeting with. the shops and he lived in a very fully detailed message he was criticizing the corruption on that plane of latin america who were stolk in a in a scandal calls by their brazilian company on the bridge which afaik these most of the countries in the region. and we've been looking at live pictures there in lima daria briefly if you can the pope is actually latin american of course what do you think were the there the highlights there of the seven day trip to his
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his home continent there. maybe did the most important idea he will see how did he seem to do he was talking about corruption he date once again. to make all these political leaders in this country to reject direction on the other hand we have chile about sexual abuse he was trying asking forgiveness for debt but on the other hand he was supporting these told me be shook so he's rich it's the same message was not able to put it on there feel as he success here. men are for us in lima thank you very much thank you that's all from us at did have in his for now will be back at the top of the hour we leave you with these pictures from the fukuoka zoo in japan the weather is very chilly there says staff fill the poor with warm water for fifty macaque monkeys and pretty
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