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this is news coming to you live from berlin and time is running out of plan survivors of one of all those massive volcanic eruption the death toll is close to one hundred many others are still missing and there are warnings of the volcano may erupt again in the days ahead also coming out today one point four million turkish citizens living in germany begin casting their ballots in turkey snap election we
join something on the campaign trail in berlin. and we take a look at this summer's must have football at least in nigeria the super eagles world cup jersey has been flying off the shelves so our correspondents in lagos shops and market stalls trying to track down an official team tip for themselves. hello i'm terry martin thanks for joining us time is running out to find more survivors of guatemala's volcano fire with warnings of imminent fresh eruptions the death toll following sunday's eruption has led is risen to at least ninety nine now with close to two hundred people still missing criticism is mounting the early warnings of the deadly eruption and offers of international aid were ignored meanwhile rescuers continue to scour the devastated towns and villages.
up above more ash and molten mud. down below the grim work of searching for survivors and trying to save anything worth saving time is running short for those who didn't make it out rescuers say the chance of finding anyone alive in this moonscape of obliterated villages and farms is slim to none and survivors have little to go back to once the work is done this man from the village of sami gadol a slow tace says the town is done for. this is just going to be a cemetery because san miguel this is gone so those souls those victims stay right there they buried. as rescuers toiled they had a high profile visitor who out of malice president jimmy moore alice who praised
their work. it's people like you who make up a nation we want to thank you because you always step forward when lives must be saved you are true heroes. even as hopes fade of finding survivors from the last blast rescuers must prepare for the next one. quote amala seismology institute is warning that forego mayor up to get him in the coming days. rootie is in guatemala and sent us this. authorities say after seventy two hours and with the heat in the area it's almost impossible to find anyone alive anymore and the smell of dead bodies is becoming even more evident the president visited the area but refused talking to the press as his government is experiencing much pressure because of the late response he has shown during this catastrophe now the most important thing will be
to help those who have lost people that fled their homes what they were worrying only and may never be able to return to where they lived their entire lives. you know his affiliate harms a ruse you there in guatemala now let's catch up on some of the other stories making headlines today an explosion at a weapons depot in the iraqi capital baghdad has killed at least sixteen people officials say the blast destroyed a nearby mosque in the mostly shiite district and severely damaged other homes and buildings the government says it's launched an investigation to determine the calls . there in more protests in jordan over proposals to raise income taxes the government's austerity policy policies have sparked a week of angry demonstrations earlier this week jordan's king replaced the country's prime minister in an effort to calm public on rest. and spain is preparing to swear in a new government today with the largest number of female cabinet members in modern
history the new approach e.u. executive under prime minister petro sanchez will include eleven women and six men socialist sanchez took over after ousting conservative mariano rajoy in a no confidence vote last friday. from today turkish voters living here in germany can start casting their ballots in turkey's general election which takes place on june twenty fourth turkish consulates are expecting a high turnout more turkish migrants live here in germany than anywhere outside of turkey and one point four million of them are entitled to vote president russia type one and members of his ruling party the a k p r favorites to win president one complains during the election campaign that he was banned from speaking in germany or elsewhere in europe only bosnia a majority muslim country allowed him to hold a rally in turkey's last elections three years ago about sixty percent of turkish
voters in germany supported the a k p that's a much higher percentage than in turkey itself the w.'s she'll never gets was out in berlin to test the political temperature. tickets electing campaigning in a german capital is good advice and its friends are canvassing for turkey's pro kurdish party this is for you but this is for the election in turkey were against terror one they didn't do that was against everyone ok i'll take one. is your left because of president add on he's very concerned about politics in his home country. i've been in germany for six years. and many of my friends and my entire family are still there to free them and they're dissatisfied and we have to change it or topple this government. and
that's why we're working from germany to support those who stand for democracy in turkey. but not everyone here is against and on these women are complaining for the turkish president and his a.k.p. party they don't like speaking to the german press and initially brushed me off as we are campaigning for the a.k.p. if you want we can take a vote by card on the. party colleagues from the age c.p.c. to present after take a piece of quarters as a provocation then shout added one is that terrorist added one is a murderer. a heated answer comes right back the passer by says you are the real murderous she's doing the right thing with you you don't sue if it i'm happy that type agawam makes this a little. little bit which is good tries to defuse deceit to a certain he doesn't like these public disputes with the a.k.p.
supporters these guys it shouldn't insult but did you hear what they said that yes i think you. know they are insulting you. try to stay cool don't do the same thing as they do. as the elect instant. tensions are running high here imbalanced german take his community people are divided by one simple question are you for or against type add on. they live in germany but they are more fired up about politics in turkey to take a piece of poor to say it's only natural this is the turkey is our real homeland our families live there and we're doing this work here for them with god's help. this year is convinced there is more to it than that. if they have an identity problem because they've had a lot of bad experiences. that's why they want to vote for turkey and why so
many support the a k p p. but not everybody does. and it's doing their own support. is helping to mobilize by canvassing for the h d p campaigning in berlin against the president but. it. is reporting there from berlin well let's cross over to the w.'s chief political editor mckay there standing by our parliamentary studios michela as we just saw in the last election around sixty percent of turkish voters here in germany cast their ballots for a.k.p. can we expect a similar result. well who am i to predict election results but certainly added one is seen as the representation also of turkish identity here in germany and this is really what differentiates the electorate spock home in turkey itself from those of one point four million turks here in germany who can vote and it
seems to be part of this ex-pat syndrome that you then vote for your own country add one very much last time try to make that referendum that we saw here on the constitution certainly about whether you are on the side of turkey or whether you're on the side of germany so it became almost a vote on national identity as well and we would expect the campaigning to also go along those lines this time around having said that out of one is by no means as sure as he was last time to get elected it appears that this seems to be a much more united front amongst opposition parties so in effect this will probably mean that those voters have brought some three million will matter even more than last time so do you have any idea how influential turkish voters
are in germany there and what any idea what impact they might have on this election what they could potentially tip the balance i mean in back in turkey the economic data is going downhill we saw a twenty percent for in the value of the turkish lira there in recent months so a lot more of a case to answer for on the side of. out of one and if this becomes very narrow if it becomes a very narrow question whether this will go into the second round really versus the border could certainly tip the balance that germany has not allowed turkish politicians to campaign in this country has that perhaps worked against. well this seems to be the narrative here and one says either you're with me you're with turkey or you're against me the whole question of appearances of turkish
politicians here in germany became hugely controversial also during that referendum that was is now a ban ahead of an election and just a couple of weeks ago we saw turkey's foreign minister here for a commemoration ceremony for the victims of a neo nazi attacks who were of turkish descent here and many there this was a message of reconciliation he managed to keep politics in the domestic politics out of this now we don't expect there to be any such appearances but we've already seen an election campaign event also for german voters take place in bosnia interestingly enough so certainly that campaign is in full swing for all those potentially influential votes also here and. the killer thank you w.'s chief political editor make it across. well as turkish voters are heading to the polls the turkish lira is going south florida yet interesting enough terry the turkish
central bank is meeting today and that only two weeks off to an emergency interest rate hike you know these are difficult times for the turkish economy a growing number of foreign investors are pulling their capital out of the country since the beginning of the year that iran has shed twenty percent of its value against the u.s. dollar the recent pull out is part of a trend in twenty fifteen investors come to eighteen billion dollars into turkey a failed coup back in twenty sixteen so a way for arrests and government employees fired foreign investment tumbled to thirteen billion dollars there were some major investments though from qatar than evidence in spain last year but overall investment from abroad continues to decline to just under eleven billion dollars some major foreign companies are simply afraid to invest in turkey and its foreign currency is a huge problem turkish firms have foreign currency debts totaling over two hundred
twenty billion dollars and the weekly era makes it more difficult to repay the loans among the creditors are italian bags if turkish debt us were insolvent turkey's financial problems could soon impact european stability before that happens we look at the largest ever foreign acquisition by a german company german chemicals group by a is finishing its takeover of u.s. seeds giant monsanto today the deal is worth sixty billion dollars and it turns buy into the industry giant the name once on two will disappear but its products remain by its that monsanto's crop protection technology and genetically modified seeds a vital to feeding a growing global population. it took almost two years but it's finally done with its purchase of monsanto by a becomes the largest agra chemical company in the. world. it holds just over thirty percent of the global market that's ahead of the chinese swiss
firm came china syngenta which has just over twenty eight percent then it's the u.s. business dow deponent with seventeen and a half percent b.s.f. controls about thirteen and a half percent of the global market you know other words just five corporate entities will determine the direction of global agriculture and the nutrition of humanity this while the world population grows ten billion people by twenty fifty according to current estimates because farmland isn't increasing it's up to these five firms to figure out how to coax more out of the ground that's already under the plough. the e.u. has proposed a nine point two billion euro budget programme to fund the blogs digital priorities as a first in you history the program is called digital europe and here is how most of the money what to be spent two point seven billion euros is mocked for building more supercomputers to cope with increasing data processing demand from just about
all areas of public and private sectors another junkie a two and a half billion euros goes to promoting artificial intelligence making sure ethical and legal frameworks are in place cybersecurity two billion euros budgeted to protect europe's digital economy since democracy's and a further top priority one point three billion euros for so-called digital innovation hops to make sure public administration and mid-sized companies get the full benefits of digital transformation of the program aims to boost europe's competitiveness in a world where digital technology increasingly dictates economic success. the new funding aims to complement the new efforts to smooth digital access security and regulation across the block the commission says the program would invest in areas that member states alone can't reach the proposal comes as digital services assume a greater part of the economy and as industries turn to digital solutions built on
faster and more seamless networks china and the u.s. are widely considered ahead in digitize ation the hope. that europe cannot afford to continue to lag behind in the field of digital technology no member state can meet this challenge alone and that is why we must act together with concerted actions to bring added value. to the e.u. is also proposing an additional three billion euros in its budget to extend the reach of high capacity broadband both programs would be part of the blocs budget beginning in two thousand and twenty one and still must be approved by members. german industry is beginning to slow down in a demand for industrial products dropped for the fourth month in a row germany said to economic ministry figures that orders in germany and the euro zone recorded two and a half percent less orders than the month before economists expected growth of more
to point eight percent the reason given for the receiving orders is the general insecurity costs for international trade disputes hopefully no disputes here relations with north korea on the agenda ahead of meetings of the g seven that's right monica japanese prime minister shinzo has arrived in washington on his way to the g. seven summit in canada is in the u.s. capital have talks with president donald trump the meeting comes less than a week before the us north korea summit in singapore where trump is due to meet with kim jong un for the first time before leaving for washington said he hoped to coordinate with trump on how to approach pyongyang. one issue trump has promised a he will want to bring up with him is the kidnapping of japanese nationals by north korea in the one nine hundred seventy s. and one nine hundred eighty s. john yang has admitted to abducting thirteen japanese citizens japan says many more
are unaccounted for the mother of one man who disappeared has finally been partly found answers to what happened. it was here after pan's west coast the thirteen year old to care she disappeared from a fishing boat he'd gone out with both his uncles they intended to return the next morning but the authorities declared them officially dead soon afterwards. i never believed they were dead but because the boat was damaged in the front many thought there'd been an accident but. she then tells us her incredible story twenty four years later she received a message from north korea that has son with a life. she says i traveled there i have pictures of it i could hardly take him in my arms because he was such a stranger to me it long since started a family. i
could hardly speak my lips were trembling so hard my knees went weak he was also shy and hardly moved a muscle the whole encounter was so surreal i said you had a small scar on your forehead and he showed it to me and then i knew it was him one hundred. after the meeting technicians mother found out that has on had only just told his new family about his japanese origins. what kind of badges of those we ask crude workers metal she tells us. and goes on to say that the young ticket she had learned korean very quickly and that he'd been told he'd been saved from the sea that he lived in a large apartment and pyongyang where she'd visit him many times but she had to promise her son that she would never say that he'd been abducted by north korea
former japanese prime minister junichiro koizumi persuaded north korea to admit there had been cases of abductions but very few of those taken were able to return to japan. today there are still signs on the japanese coast urging people to report suspicious boats. once i asked to k.g. if it's hard heard when he was held something from me he said we'll talk about that moment in the grave. and i thought that now aged eighty seven to casey's mother received a lesser offense from her son's korean family she'd set a final goodbye to them the last time she saw them. i've thought on i've made sacrifices all my life japan negotiated the return of a few who'd been abducted take a she protected himself in his own way of course i helped him because we could never be sure that anyone else would. not even now is north korea and the us discussed peace. how can we too when we're in the
grave she asked him you'll be lying alongside your wife no mother he said that's just my life and death you and i will be reunited has. it a sports news now retired jamaican sprinter usain bolt is trying to kick start his career in professional football having already practiced with him and this year bolt has now played in a friendly game in norway for club side strums gazza wearing the shirt number nine point five eight his world record time for the one hundred meters the thirty one year old had the best chance of the game against norway's under twenty thousand despite all its best efforts and some decent touches of the ball his team ended up losing the friendly one nailed. well with the world cup just over a week away thailand's around the world are gearing up to support their teams in nigeria so many fans have stepped up the team striking new official jersey there's
now a shortage in the shops the players have been supported have been sporting the florescent kit in world cup warm up matches leaving fans scrambling to get their hands on what is set to be one of the standout jerseys of the tournament in russia. as correspondents in lagos made it their mission to try to track down the must have kit. getting off the wall is coming but people here are saying it is not possible anymore to get a jersey of the nigerian national team flourished i think that is true well one time i had to watch the official store to see if i can get one myself all right then i'll go to lagos island to the market and see who of us will be the lucky one . i must one of the big malls in lagos now and i'm going to see. to get a ship today. oh
it looks like we still have a ship and it feels really nice. soon. but i don't see any on the shelves i think the only have the old ones. like. my wooden. chairs but unfortunately the wood on the front page says you just told me the so called good ship. goes full monty the. country is not the best on comics now so when the stock so don't believe. this is lego i love the bustling business house of nigeria's capital lagos and i'm pretty sure that i have a good chance to find a jersey here. looking
for the jerseys the nigerian jersey why are people so crazy about it. i love you so. very nice of course i'm not i'm not my. degree went green i love you i love it is easy. to eat. thank you. all right here we go who says they are sold out it's plenty of nigerian shirts. i can see here selling t. shirts how is the sales going we're making a lot of so. i mean i just love these shirts very very love you guys the greats. how many of the jerseys have you sold already. i i couldn't comment i couldn't convert many. many more demand us to.
her if she were your jersey. and you also. store. that for you but i'll give you one because i got plenty. of the real ones because they sold them for three thousand mero in the market which is about eight euros only but anyways the most important question is do you think that syria has a good chance to perform well during the walk up well. anything can happen if these people i think we do have a chance i'm sure you know the nigerian team. would seem. to. be in the right without without jerseys so let's hope for the best. to space the first german to command the international space station is on his way
to the i.s.a.'s well with two other crewmembers following a successful launch on wednesday alexander gassed and two other astronauts blasted off from the baikonur cosmodrome in kazakhstan the trio will be starting a five month mission that will involve hundreds of experiments there so use capsule is expected to dock at the international space station to more. and forgo just a reminder of the top stories we're following for you here today time is running out to find more survivors of guatemala's volcano a fire with warnings of imminent new eruptions the death toll holding sunday's eruption has led to at least ninety nine deaths close to two hundred people are still missing. and one point four million turkish citizens living in germany begin casting their ballots today in turkey's snap election the election will take place in turkey on june twenty fourth victor assuming sweeping powers of an executive presidency. news for no thanks watch.
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