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my. me. this is d. w. news line from berlin events in armenia take i mean turn after days of protests and the prime minister steps down this comes after soldiers join a demonstration demanding his resignation we'll go live to yerevan to find out what this could mean for the former soviet country also on the show it's a boy and for the british royals the duchess of cambridge gives birth to her third child with husband prince william will have an update from our correspondent outside the clinic in london. and the verdict is guilty as charged
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the only surviving suspect in the twenty fifteen paris terror attacks i lobbed islam is sentenced to twenty years in prison in belgium over his role in a police shootout. and solo in greece to switch off the giant speakers that blast music news and propaganda to the north it's all part of a change of tone ahead of a historic summit between the two koreas this friday. and in the bundesliga cologne face an uphill battle to stave off relegation to make matters worse they took on and inform shall decide looking to qualify for the champions league could think of the inevitable. little. thanks for joining us i'm marion evans dean. armenia's prime minister serves sark
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san has resigned following more than a week of mass protests against him in a statement posted online he said the protest leader was right and he was wrong groups of soldiers have joined those demonstrations today in the capital year of on protesters have accused of trying to remain in power for life authorities had arrested more than two hundred people over the weekend including the leader of the opposition but federal lawmaker and he called shinya and was released earlier today . for the latest from your oven we're joined now by nora x a fairy and he's an independent researcher and now you are in the capital yerevan what have you been hearing about the reaction of people to this unexpected resignation. we are witnessing jubilant
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scenes people were out on the streets down saying music cars honking horns i heard fireworks. but this is really quiet president water any industry all right so now that the prime minister has stepped down after days and days of protests what needs to happen next. well there has to be a political process the prime minister himself has offered his resignation but the party he needs is still of the majority in parliament so legally constitutionally the new prime minister should be selected by parliament the leader of the opposition to go house and you know laid out a plan where and the first step would be serious our present resignation and the second interim government secondly an interim government would take place and would receive a vote of no confidence there divers of saving you will actually. help us to understand
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a bit more about the background to all this why were these protests and escalating like they had been in the previous days and why did the demonstrators weinstock sand to step down. as i should believe who figures in our media to suffer from credibility and legitimacy issues in this case in particular there sarkozy has already been president for two terms and he himself initiated constitutional changes during which he explicitly promised never to aspire to our leadership again and yet last week he was instituted as i mean from minister taking on this actually a third term in power so this really pushed push the limits for i guess of a section of the population in this country. all right so stark stand was it cuse of trying to cling to power but at the same time some critics also accused him of
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being too close to russia what can you tell us about that well you know armenia as case having close relations with russia is a given no matter who is in power past i mean governments have tried to be more balanced and it could be fair to say that there's are might have had foreign policy errors in moving closer towards moscow a little bit farther away from brussels but they try to keep the balance this is probably not a significant factor in the developments that happened this week it's more a question of armenia's internal political dynamics. all right now ranks of foreign independent researcher in yerevan that's i mean his capital many thanks indeed for that update. well now to some of the other stories making news around the world and police in the u.s. state of tennessee have warned nashville residents to be on alert for
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a gunman who shot four people dead at a restaurant this customer wrestled the gun away stopping the assault authorities say the suspect fled on foot and could still be armed at least thirty two chinese tourists and four north koreans have been killed in a bus crash in north korea china's foreign ministry has said the accident occurred near the north korean capital pyongyang the cause of the crash is under investigation. yemeni health officials say at least twenty people were killed by a saudi led coalition air strike on sunday night that tac hit a wedding party in her job province north of the capital sanaa the bride was among the dead who were sent to be women and children. the u.n. war crimes tribunal is hearing appeals today against the twenty sixteen and genocide conviction of bosnian serb wartime leader radovan kharaj itch he's asking for a new trial but prosecutors want his acquittal on
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a separate charge dismissed and his forty year prison term increased to life. now in britain's the duchess of cambridge has given birth to a baby boy her third child with husband prince william their eldest prince george was born in july of two thousand and thirteen the preschooler is currently third in line to the throne following his father and grandfather and fourth in line as princeton's charlotte the royal couple's daughter was born in may of twenty fifteen and now the world awaits the name of the newest cambridge the three point eight kilogram baby boy is now the fifth in line in the british monarchy is line of succession and i see already our correspondent in london very good mas she's been as standing by outside the clinic where the new royal baby was born you're waiting very patiently very good now we know. oh it's a boy have you heard any details about the condition of the duchess and the new baby. well we have been told by the royal palace
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that they are well the so that's obviously the most important thing and as you said oh speculation is right if about the name and just now somebody from the betting organization brogues paulson clears that the absolute favorite but the bookies because of course the british people are betting on everything is arthur. close by james of course we have not had anything we will have to wait for oh here. waiting for this of this private of the hospital in central london and they will want a new what's the name so definitely the next but the information that people royal waiting eagerly on here did you mention that the duchess was of course in a private wing of the hospital and we saw all morning as we are awaiting news
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a lot of police activity and signed the hospital what more can you tell us about the set out when there's such a high profile expectant mother a new baby. yes so it's really cool and off i mean this is a longing. of international meet and if i step over to the side you can see in the fairly far this. there is the entrance of the actual of the actual building of the duchess of cambridge is at the moment where she's just delivered her baby it's cordoned off by police so there is really no way anybody can come close to the royal family everything that they do is very very strictly secret not maybe not be created but it's a well protected their previous see is top priority for the for the palace and there are quite a few well to see here it's been some of them really been here for two weeks and of
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course a lot of meat and prevent any intrusion and it's really very strict the security all right very good mosque reporting for us from london thank you so much. now a court in belgium has found terrorism suspects and islam guilty of attempted murder for firing shots at police while trying to evade arrest two years ago even hiding out in brussels following a series of terrorist attacks in paris for which he's the sole surviving suspect today's guilty verdict relates only to the shootout with belgian police and the court handed him a maximum sentence of twenty hears in prison. let's go straight to the courthouse in brussels where w. correspondent teri schultz is standing by so terry take us through what was said in court today. the judge had an eighty eight
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page verdict which she read out and important in this was to establish that this was a terrorist crime he was convicted of attempted terrorist murder so the judge went through items like finding islamic state propaganda in the same house where the shootout took place she also talked about the amount of support that sell of the slum and so he and i are rehydrate had received from the terror cell that was known to have been operating in belgium at the time the one that committed the paris attacks and the brussels attacks later so that component was proven through these details she also seemed to cast doubt on the defense's claims that this long was stupid and also that he had no intention to commit murder she said the number of heavy weapons found at the scene the amount of ammunition proved that whether or not sell all of the slum actually pulled the trigger on the day of the shoot out he had every intention and capability to kill these police officers and any other law enforcement personnel that got in his way and terry what happens now.
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he's being held in a maximum security prison as he has in fact throughout this trial he was transported for that first day of the trial in a heavily armed motorcade just for this appearance so he remains in that prison until his trial begins in paris it's not known yet whether he will appear in person there and of course this twenty year sentence may never come to pass here in belgium. the trial in paris will obviously be much bigger the conclusions will be much more. dependent his is future will be much more dependent on what happens in that trial i spoke with a court official here about whether this twenty year sentence will ever mean anything and he said if it's possible that gets out of prison in paris if he's convicted perhaps belgium can still call him back to serve twenty years here none the less having this trial having this outcome was important in belgium which of
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course has come under a huge group name for having hosted the terror cell that committed the paris attacks and the brussels attacks later all right terry shoals reporting from brussels many thanks indeed now the aftermath of the paris attack led authorities to the moment big neighborhood in belgium that's where several of the men involved in the attack were from including the slum and following a four month manhunt it was there in the mall and big area where was arrested in twenty sixteen in a hideout near his family home a neighborhood on the western edge of brussels quickly gained notoriety as a supposed that hot bed of islamic radicalization some of even called it the jihad this capital of europe it's a refutation that many residents of the neighborhood are desperately trying to shake. on for bribery selling does that soufan as repairing but that's exactly what he wants to do on day ever since he was
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a child he's dreamed of becoming a mechanic. i love everything to do with mechanics the twenty nine year old will finish his training in a few months and he'll have to find a job soufan feels ready but he's concerned about his background. more more i admit that i would say i'm from. i know what people would think i'm from ten not . all of the trainees here are doing a one year apprenticeship many of them a school dropouts or have been unemployed and now want to learn a trade this is the barn a social project that teaches young adults one hundred on profession it's in the heart of moreland back. the neighborhood has struggled with a bad reputation since the attacks in france and belgium. its young confident residents want things to return to normal this is
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a place that invests in its young people josh clearly as the project leader as well as a social worker and hospital director he explains he's enthusiastic and does a good job whether he's belgian. a mechanic is a mechanic. group has even won national trade competitions that makes them proud but they all wish they didn't always have to prove themselves just because they're from orland back. german chancellor angela merkel has used an interview with israeli t.v. to condemn anti semitism in germany her words come after a recent high profile attack here in berlin knowledge of the history of racist violence in germany but she also conceded that the country faced new challenges due to the arrival of immigrants from the middle east. an israeli flag being burned to . palestinian protesters chanting semitic slogans during could stay twenty
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seventeen a protest march against israel and its settlement policy and just last week a refugee from syria talked to young men wearing a kippah hitting them with his belt while calling them yeah the arabic word for jews in response chancellor angela merkel has told israeli television that a new form of anti semitism has emerged in germany. we have refugees now for example or people of arab origin who are bringing a different type of anti semitism into the country but unfortunately anti semitism existed before this it saddens us that many decades since the founding of the federal republic of germany still no jewish kindergartens no schools and no synagogues can go without police protection. but looked old and earlier this month the scandal erupted over a music award for german rappers fahid buying and both repeatedly have used phrases
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and cliches seen as anti semitic in their lyrics. well for more i'm joined now by chief political correspondent melinda crane so well and just what exactly did the chancellor mean when she referred to a new form of anti-semitism in germany. well essentially she means imported anti-semitism coming from the large number of muslim and arab refugees who have entered the country since two thousand and fifteen and in fact statistics show that there is a rising number of anti-semitic incidents in this country one source said as many as four incidents a day it's hard to tell though what share of those are being perpetrated for example by muslim immigrants as opposed to far right extremists
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or in some cases also far left extremist because the chancellor is quite right when she says that germany has had a problem with antisemitism that pre-dates the influx of refugees but the police are saying that actually a share of less than ten percent appears to be perpetrated by muslims in the country but a number of observers and critics cast doubt on that statistic saying that the police don't always really check the identity of perpetrators and in fact one study of social media which recorded hundreds of anti-semitic postings here in germany over the course of the year so that at least fifty percent of them did appear to come from arab and muslim sources so so that new. imported anti-semitism is certainly being mixed with a homegrown variety as well well melinda as we heard from that eggs are from
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merrill's interview with the israeli t.v. channel and she said she was saddened that germany has not been able to eliminate anti semitism for good but just what kind of measures can the government implement to combat antisemitism. well the government recently declared that it was going to create a new post of an ambassador a governmental ambassador to essentially coordinate all of the governments different measures surrounding anti-semitism so that is one thing there have also been outspoken calls for tougher action by police tougher action by the courts and also for immigration authorities to examine the papers of those who are caught perpetrating anti-semitic acts but the fact is this is a cultural phenomenon and that means that schools and all of the institutions involved in integrating migrants must be part of an effort to condition
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to inform to create awareness and also to really create a sense of what this country's constitution and laws are about because clearly the schools and other social institutions are not getting through to some of the new members of german society. chief political correspondent melinda crane many thanks indeed. well the threat of protectionism is speaking delegates at a major trade fair here in germany gary hart is here with more on that that's right ma u.s. president trumps threats actually sparking more cooperation from rival economies with mexico and the european union taking a stand for free trade both sides overhauling an old trade deal abolishing almost all tariffs between the german chancellor angela merkel and mexico's president and rick opinion yet so open to mexican exhibition stand at the world's biggest industrial tech farren and of today pena nieto said he's optimistic that
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a renewal of the north american free trade agreement could also be achieved a deal president trump has repeatedly threatened to tear up german chancellor angela merkel said multinational corporation was added value for all parties echoing with thoughts of many at the thing. speed is the message at hand over customers want their products delivered faster and they want to be able to customize them that means speeding up production and logistics it's a challenge with global reach the fare is therefore considered one of germany's most important annual events underlined by the attendance of german chancellor angela merkel she was joined by mexican president enrique pena nieto whose country is the partner nation for this year's fair the i'm i'm only going to go to the tough place to sit what's your on germany's doing very well economically at the moment your employment rate is as low as ever. but i recognize that today's numbers
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aren't tomorrow's prognosis and therefore it's important that we strengthen our innovative skills services and child and that's the ones we're in about to once teach cut it off at the shut down it can and hand over that innovation translates to automation and machine learning often in the form of robots both require a very fast network that can handle massive data loads in real time. building not network notas five g. is another focus at hanover. mexico has its own concerns its industrial economy is under threat with questions hanging over the north american free trade agreement now it needs to diversify it hopes hanover will be a good first step. but our reporter stephen busy is in hanover for us stephen the fact that merkel is doing the honors with mexico today is that a friendly broadhead to the white house. yeah that's right there hard as you said this is a message about free trade if you actually look at the deal itself this is an
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update to something that was struck twenty one years ago but that agreement dealt mostly with industrial products this one deals with agricultural products but again this is really a symbol and a message to the white house says that in a time when both germany and mexico are coming under criticism for their trade balances with the u.s. and as the white house pushes more trade protectionism rhetoric that free trade is still valued by both countries. but the head of affairs showcasing the latest in industrial technology and un-american says german companies have quite some catching up to do when it comes to artificial intelligence for example why is that . i think there's been a fear as the piece that german companies have tended to lag behind in sort of the digital era what they've named here industry four point zero is sort of the next phase of updating manufacturing by digitalize in factories digitalize in
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manufacturing systems that are so important here in germany there's been a special concern that the small and mid-size companies here are the manufacturers they're known as middle stuns in germany they are volunteered for what they do is this export economy but they have been seen as being sort of stuck in sort of an older form of manufacturing that hasn't been digitalized what hanover's really tried to bring forward is making more of this this technology this whatever you want to call it this organization more accessible to those companies and bringing them more in touch with it told him about that technology anything that course you have to attend. right what i think you can probably see behind me one of the robots grabbing a lot of people's attention right now this is by a firm called ib ji here in germany as you can see this robot has unlike a lot of the robot arms here it has hands it has fingers also one of things. notice is that the person who's driving it is using his arms and fingers to project the same motions on the robot this again speaks to one of the big themes here at hand
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over which is making these robots easier to use the robots themselves are novelties anymore but it's important that they are made easier to use so that they can be brought to the companies that have no experience with them in this case the person moving it doesn't need to have a programmer's experience he just needs to show the robot what to do and the robot will do that motion from there on out. it's all quite frightening if you ask me this is there in hanover the benefit for us thank you very much the. court in london has ordered the extradition of each of the door each the founder of the ailing croatian food group our group call to door it is to face charges links to an alleged one hundred ten million euros in front. paws some sixty thousand people all over the balkans and was once gracious largest privately owned fund it was recently placed into government hands due to its high debt creation of storage is investigating to dorothy and a dozen others for potential links to the food groups financial troubles the
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business has now seven days to appeal the court's decision. the central bank of iran has banned lenders from using crypto currency is like bitcoin the state news agency says officials are concerned that the digital cash could be used for money laundering experts also feel that cyber money would be used for tax evasion and served to fund terrorism the same time iran is suffering a growing currency crisis the reaal has drops to new lows against the u.s. dollar due to fears of more sanctions and cripple currencies were seen as a way around as. i've said for now for more business a bit later in the show we're going to talk trump trade and tariffs the chief economist of the world trade organization that's going to be very interesting don't miss it first back to thank you very much indeed gary hart. and you're watching v.w. news still to come cologne have spent most of the bundesliga season at the very bottom
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bunk and they still had some slim hope for survival when they entertained i'm fine show on sunday we'll see how that worked out for them. and if you've got three hundred euros to spare and a hankering for luxury suites we'll show you where the world's most expensive chocolate bar is made. don't forget you can always get news on the go just download our ad from google play or from the apple store that will give you access to all the latest news from around the world as well as the push notifications for any breaking news you can also use the detail me the app to send us your photos and videos. will have lots more for you after a short break and do stay with us. to
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. welcome back you're watching news our top story. the prime minister of armenia has been forced to resign after the army joined in protest against his appointment opposition leaders have led protests for days in the country over a change of system to give the prime minister more power. turning now to south korea which has switched off giant allows speakers used to broadcast propaganda at its border with north korea seoul says it's a gesture of goodwill ahead of a summit between the two countries this friday the broadcast usually include pop music news and calls a north korean soldiers to defect to the south. these south korean weapons can reach several kilometers into north korean territory.
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high decibel propaganda speakers line the demilitarized zone between the two countries blasting the isolated north with pop music and news broadcasts over the. hero. but now they're switched off as the two sides prepare to meet for the first time in over a decade the south korean government aims to send a strong message through silence you wanted to go we hope this decision will lead both koreas to stop mutual criticism and propaganda against each other and also contribute to creating peace and a new beginning. both sides use propaganda speakers and while the north has not said it will silence its own recently announced a halt to nuclear missile testing. divided for seventy years the two koreas marched under united flag at this year's winter olympic games the thawing of relations has opened a diplomatic window for talks which are expected to begin next week i koreans however have mixed views about how effective the upcoming summit will be if you
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give your money diplomatic crises a so frequent i've become numb to them. i was told that suddenly there's a peace major but i don't know about that and you couldn't couldn't all. the north korean defectors hope the day of unification will come soon so that they can go home to see their loved ones and wish and they can get it going on right now so you think yes or no u.s. president donald trump also plans to meet with north korea's kim jong un next month to discuss nuclear disarmament for now the conflict is not over it's on standby. so gary hart is back now and he's got more on global trade tensions as well as the chief economist of the world trade organization yes we'll come to him in a moment because global trade relations have been put under pressure by u.s. president on trump protectionism isn't an official topic at this year's house of a feather world's largest industrial trade show but everywhere you go business
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owners are worried about exports and tariffs german chancellor angela merkel stressing that multinational corporation has an added value for all parties echoing the thoughts of many businesses at the fair see to it this is it's. so all we hear about recently is tariffs trade wars and protectionism do we have to get used to that is free trade on the way out or is what we're seeing right now just a historical aberration fueled by an isolationist in the white house questions i'd like to discuss with robert culp money he's the chief economist of the world trade organization and joins us now from munich mr cope month well trained seems to be in a very sorry state lately would you agree i guess no actually it will trade has been growing very strongly just past couple of years after a period of very slow growth for about five years but for the last couple of years we've seen a recovery particularly last year and so far this year trades been growing very
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strongly despite all the rhetoric but despite all the rhetoric all we hear about is trade war trade war it's just this talk what kind of influence does it have. well talk can have a significant influence particularly a firm stop investing in consumers stop buying things so we can have this chilling effect on economic activity. so the kinds of discuss her talk we've heard recently around tariffs between the u.s. and china that will have a direct effect that will slow trade in those goods between those two countries and that could have impact on economic activity the bigger impact is not the direct effect it's the indirect effect when it starts to affect investment behavior and consumer decision making. how much of all is down to all the troubles that we seem to see in world trade how much of that is down to
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mr trump's policies but i think the rhetoric that's been coming from the united states doesn't really help build confidence in global trade relations the u.s. has a number of complaints that we at the w t o take very seriously other w t o members have expressed concerns and can and complaints and there's a need definitely for members to come together and talk about what kind of trading system they want and how they can improve the rules going forward but this rhetoric of of late in terms of implying tariffs unilaterally without going through w t o dispute mechanisms gives us great concern that firms businesses around the world are going to start thinking that the rules no longer apply in increases uncertainty in economic activity and they stop investing and they stop trading those dollars and maybe also have a point when he says that we need to look again at free trade if single countries
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like the us don't feel the benefits especially the ordinary people don't feel the benefits. what's interesting is i think that ordinary people feel most of the benefits it's just that it's it's in their lower prices and the greater variety of goods that they get to buy every day it's very diffuse it's very spread out across many many people the people who complain more about it of the firms the feel like they're unable to compete with foreign imports and their workers and that's a much more concentrated group of people and they tend to be more vocal they organize because they're more concentrated they have their whole organize and complain about the effects of trade our research has shown that the big much bigger effects on employment in competitiveness come about from technological change automation robotized ation we face
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a i fish the intelligence going forward so i think there are a lot of challenges but most of those are domestically generated not necessarily generated across borders is the w t o as the organization really and saw it right is it do enough do you think well there's been a number of years where members have not been able to agree to talk about new issues or to talk about some of these longstanding issues that members have concerns around because they've been caught up in in a round called the doha round where there was a very particular set of issues that have been going on for on most fifteen years meanwhile the the global economy has changed dramatically the world has moved on and because of these longstanding differences about how to resolve the old issues which are very important by the way but members have not been able to move forward and talk about these newer issues which are increasingly important to global
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economic activity. chief economist of the world trade organization talking to us from munich thank you very much. thank you go to. our i'd been this liam ashley thirty one is now history and with me to help make sense of what happened on sunday is tacky for sports thanks alina good to see you so can you tell us what was at stake when cologne clashed with shelter yesterday plenty of cos that's about so they define that champion sneaks and for cologne on the other hand times are a lot more desperate it's a life and death situation that last in the been asleep as a for them it's all about staying alive so let's take a look at what happened. where there's life there's hope and cologne are still just about hanging on but in childcare they faced an opponent from whom they could expect a little messy as was proven in the fourth minute when dobby hero now though played
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a cutting through both say you haven't called a plank who's crossed a brail mbogo made it impossible for this whisper a word to make. a rapid counter-attacking go of it out cologne a painful blood. and brain can appeal and get found himself in acres of space once again he went through the challenge of georgia met a and sleek postino born to double shout his name. but cologne kept fighting and were rewarded in the twenty sixth minute when leone bitter court latched on to a fine through pull from your notes to bring his side back into the game to school and stayed at three one until the eighty fourth minute when a swinging free kick from aso rissa left rather fair man with no charms suddenly cologne could begin to drain. but unfortunately for the billy goats the win wasn't to be the last serious chance of the game was squandered by a stumbling john cordoba. to two the final score. a
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draw in the end it disappointing results for both coaches but was shy to stay in second place look certain to be heading for the second division. all right that was quite a comeback for cologne against shell can at least they walked away with a draw but that point doesn't really do them much good as a no no no it's not enough it leads them with twenty two points so far this season eight short of safety and the relegation play off spot and as the report showed they had a lot of come back oh that the fighting spirit was there but with three games remaining that's not enough it's a bit too late for that i don't think that bounce back of course mathematically they still they still have a chance to make it if they win the next three games and of course have everything works in their favor that means of course that they'll have to hope that it will be a case of murphy's law for four teams like him will try broken minds and fourteen
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that's only one five games all season expecting them now to win three in a row is going to be a huge huge hurdle marianna and i think co knows it we know you know it and i mean just look these were the reactions on the pitch after the game you had from timor until you're not a bit in court all crying tia's and i think they know they're going down and i don't know in which other sport you see men cry as often as they do in football it is a very emotional game after all. talky from d.w. sports many thanks indeed always great to talk to you. well from football to chocolate and chocolate fans looking for the very best quality are increasingly turning to ecuador the country is home to the world's rarest and most highly prized cocoa bean which is grown deep in the rain forest it's been harvested and taken to the capital quito this rare organic type of cocoa exists largely thanks to the
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vision and dedication of growers like the men in our next report. at five am even before his chickens of crowed seven partridge is optimal about making his morning took it to the accompaniment of early bird song he's a farmer his family has been working the land for four generations. he's also raising six children on his own like his forefathers before him so if you want to live at one with nature no large scale cultivation on the chemicals organic farming which makes him something of an eccentric oh me i look at bloody everyone here says
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i'm crazy but ultimately this isn't my land it's borrowed i'm just visiting for fifty six day was sound so yes it's there has to be here for the future generation of. you looking up out of the thing that. for a long time other farmers months of year for his dedication to small scale cultivation but things changed dramatically when it became clear that he was and ted rowlands saving the oldest and rarest variety of cocoa bean and the world the not sooner. little radio listeners are not liberal this variety produces very little kircher liberal promise one trees that generate a lot of fruit and. the other low year in it means a highly concentrated flavor quality of the taste are exactly what we're looking looking as though there was camels. ecuador is home to perhaps the world's oldest coca trees and because many locals depend on coker for survival righties which
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produce a lot of fruit a very popular while engine varieties are rapidly disappearing. all work until jerry tuff came along he moved to ecuador from the us ten years ago . he spent many of them fighting deforestation when he heard that the rare nasional cocoa being was facing extinction he went on a trail that's when he met. surveyor told them about some particularly old trees in the remote planter valley he knew that from his forefathers although illiterate they were very knowledgeable about local vegetation. was. my grandmother was not interested in a life in the kitchen she was very child like that she loved working in the fields always had her machete with her she was very determined you know this without cause
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. and indeed d.n.a. tests proved that a handful of the many thousands of trees were rare original varieties. there's only one percent of such fries he's left in ecuador they produce very small amounts of high quality a cow for decades local people considered the moth less but the fruit has become a luxury a street this is mindful chocolate consumption give people a reason to kind of stop what they're doing rather than just kind of popping shock at their mouth and going on their way to really kind of take in what they're doing and sit down and properly taste it the way you taste a special bottle of wine and so the world's most expensive cocoa is harvested right here assuming that is that the two farmers don't devour it all themselves. well we all do a good job of getting all of our chocolate. oh yeah. it's
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the first harvest of the season and serbia's neighbors are feeling festive too they and good money on the small amounts they harvest. they say they're paid twice as much as elsewhere there's real pride in a special product and serbia is no longer a crazy tree hugger he's a local hero. boxes clearly labeled for random quality testing their regular checks to make sure these are really pure nasional cocoa beans. the local climate with its extreme weather heavy rain and warm temperatures plays a key role in the way the beans taste. it is the end of this ice block the on this award chocolate creates a taste explosion in the mouth it lasts for a long time to yes satisfying and you just want to keep eating it forever if you think it a commune but simply. an echo those capital quito the bins
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of an transformed into chocolate under the careful eye of the group's third man about austrian fighter all of servia and jerry's hard work is now in his hands. when if you get the timing wrong you end up burning the cocoa beans then you can't make any chocolate from the. car came to ecuador after finishing school to volunteer with street kids now he makes chocolate very special chocolate to be consumed slowly and with pleasure for. industrialization has caused the loss of so much flavor and quality and for my generation it's now time to protect and rediscover such things thirty. two through three. but it doesn't come cheaply three hundred ten euro for fifty grams and the price
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won't fall until there are more nasional coquetries. that's one of the aims of the farmers here several want to go the same way as salvia cult amazing small amount in a sustainable way. they didn't. at first it was just a dream it works and that makes us very happy it feels like a real triumph. after this good first tavis to the cocoa beans have to ferment which takes a combination of time and seven years experience but for today at least it's time to relax. us president barack obama as we still remember him by turns the statement serious and some for but also the private man with his wife michelle our perception of
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obama has a lot to do with the person who took these photos pete souza obama's official white house photographer has collected his most iconic photos of the forty fourth u.s. president in a best selling book and joining me in the studio to talk about the book and susan is the culture editor scott roxboro scott good to see you so souza was the official white house photographer under president obama just what kind of access did he have a young credible i mean almost unlimited access this is here is a one of his photos as well blasted as he took of president obama very iconic image sort of a sound of music picture of when obama visited. here in germany to twenty sixteen just at the end of his presidency and you just see how relaxed obama seems how casual he seems and i was i think because the photographer pete souza had been around him for so long he was given almost unlimited access to very confidential.
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aspects of the presidential working day but also very private moments and that allowed him to get these incredible credible shots that we that we all know so well and what is done now is he's collected three hundred of those shots into a single book called obama into that portrait and we caught up with a movie on his book tour here here in germany and what's interesting about that is that really his images have really shaped the public persona of the obama presidency what we take a look. for eight years pete souza was barack obama's chief photographer and he was busy he shot two million pictures historical political and private he portrayed obama as a president with a sense of humor burdened by responsibility but often playful. he was the only photographer in a position to capture intimate shots like this one the presidential couple in a goods lift and then they're. kind of sharing this little. private moment
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and you have the staff and secret service trying not to look. in or see if sort of see you michelle to all the you know. her long breaths because the press would we track on the floor. pete souza and barack obama had a very close relationship souza was like a shadow he never took a vacation he never allowed himself to be ill he became as close to a bomber as the president's most trusted advisors there wasn't a collaboration where we would talk about. you know what he was doing that day i would just follow him along all day on every day. the iconic first short with the white house janet at that three farewell photos with employees leaving the white house like this would jacob's family a young boy jacob told the president that his friends had told him that his haircut
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looked just like the president and when jacob said that president obama bent over and told the little boy to go ahead and feel his head so it's a very unusual moment i have one frame and it was over. today pete souza is a freedom photographer in washington is iconic pictures of barack obama already have the aura of a great legacy and increasingly in. all right some really remarkable photos but can it be sensed that susan was perhaps just obama's p.r. man who is trying to paint him in such flattering pictures well i mean he did work for obama obviously work for the white house and he also he likes obama he started taking photos of him back in two thousand and five and obama was still senator and he followed obama around on some of his trips before he became president so he's
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always got a personal connection there but i don't think you can really make the argument that says as a partisan because before he was the way photographer under obama years before that he was the official white house photographer under ronald reagan and he took all the great iconic photos of that man's presidency and if you see here this is from susan's a website where he posts photos the images that he has of reagan a very similar to that of obama even some ways he sets up the shots they show reagan as well as this grand statesman serious man discussing world affairs the burden of the of the presidency upon him but also private shots with with celebrities and his. wife nancy or the shots that we all know of ronald reagan on his ranch riding horses those are all susan's photographs so i think you can't really argue partisan but what definitely is the case is that he's shaped the way we see the presidency the way we see obama's presidency because i mean you think of all those images of obama that we have in our heads there of him as
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a serious somber statesman but also as a guy with a sense of humor a guy who seems very intimate and has a very close relationship with his wife now we don't really know if obama is like that but that's the image of we get. of of what obama is what his presidency was well scott perhaps soon as most famous photo is that one that he took in the white house situation room when obama was there washing the military strike that killed osama bin laden what kind of an impact did that particular photo have credible what i mean remember you know as soon as the white hope put that photo it went viral around the world and then it was immediately discussed what does this mean and so forth and if you member at the time a lot of critics of obama said he's soft on terrorism he's not as strong as a republican president would be this photo gave ammunition to a lot of obama supporters just because of how he looks in the photo he's watching right now with the rest of the white house staff. and navy seals assassination of
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osama bin laden and he looks serious he looks concentrated later however people use the same photo to criticize hillary clinton then secretary of state when she tried to run for president because they said that image the same image showing her with her hand covering over mouth was suggestion that she was too shocked or surprised that she was too weak to be a commander in chief so you can see how much power a single image can have absolutely they do say a picture. say a thousand words it's got rocks from culture desk many thanks indeed always great to talk to you and you got. you're watching daily news coming to you from berlin will have another out. date for you at the top of the hour in the meantime don't forget you can always get the latest news and information on our web site that's w dot com and. we'll leave you now with some breaking news and here he is oh no no breaking news all right you're up to date now on. thanks for watching
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