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this is. one of music's most powerful voices saying. he became a musical icon in the sixty's and seventy's after beginning his singing career. in detroit also on the program of finding survivors of jet it was a road bridge just. say as many as twenty people are still missing beneath the
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rubble of the. bridge there is mounting anger as people try to understand of the disaster. the fake the enemy of the people and they are they are enemy of the. u.s. news outlets joined forces to condemn. the media in writing editorials describing his fake news battle cry as a threat to democracy. i'm exclusive interview with the president. he says he has a bold plan for his country which showed illegal migration to europe. welcome to the program. voice defiant era aretha franklin has died to be
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age of seventy six after a bout with pancreatic cancer she died in detroit where she began her singing career at her father's church a voice became part of the american psyche with hits in the nine hundred sixty s. and seventy's that earned her the accolade queen of soul she sang at martin luther king's funeral in one thousand nine hundred eighty eight barack obama's presidential inauguration in two thousand and nine and became the first woman inducted into the rock and roll hall of fame more than anything the wreath of frank and immense respect as a powerful black artist during america's civil rights period. the title of her nine hundred sixty seven hit a composition by otis redding crowned her legacy from the moment the song hit the airwaves respect. everything franklin's imprint on soul music was enormous for commanding vocals powered the soundtrack of both the civil
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rights and women's liberation movements half a century ago. the daughter of the mississippi preacher and a mother who sang and played piano on a recent franklin grew up in detroit singing at her father's church services at an early age she was strongly influenced by the gospel sound. she signed her first recording contract in one nine hundred sixty and enjoyed limited success her breakthrough came when she switched labels several years later she soon earned the title queen of soul. still. she performed for president elect bill clinton in one thousand nine hundred three and sixteen years later at the inauguration of president barack obama. among her many accolades she was inducted into the rock n roll hall of fame the first woman to receive the honor that was in one thousand nine hundred seven she received the presidential medal of freedom in two thousand and five and won
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a total of eighteen grammys the music industry's highest award. last year she announced she would reduce her appearances on stage her declining health forced her to cancel a planned concert earlier this year. with a career spanning over sixty years aretha franklin made an indelible mark on american music and influenced generations of singers. quite a life quite a life quite a legacy let's get more aretha franklin from about david leavitt's from date of your culture welcome david so passing aretha franklin's passing sad news yet not unexpected you know we were getting initial reports at the beginning of the week that our her family had gathered to say goodbye to her that she was gravely ill and
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that she's had a lot of setbacks and comebacks over the last years and her health and twenty times she had a tumor removed she managed to bounce back from that but then again last year she canceled a lot of concerts due to her health. what is her legacy well she is the undeniable unchallenged queen of soul and it really comes down to her voice she's got a voice that people won't forget her of heard it it's her power her emotion there was hardship in her voice there was sorrow and there were strength and beauty at the same time hardly anyone is immune to it let's take a little this. president this is her singing for obama in twenty six to the white house. in milan.
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so. it's amazing how even in her seventy's her voice was largely undiminished you know aretha franklin broke down barriers she brought rhythm and blues and soul into pop into the mainstream that's pretty normal nowadays but i don't think there would have been a beyond say or an amy winehouse if there hadn't been and aretha you mentioned. in her time she was famous for fifty years but she didn't always have easy you know she had a very difficult childhood on the one side it was a privilege childhood her father was friends with african-american royalty basically like martin luther king jr musicians like oscar peterson duke ellington ella fitzgerald dinah washington gave a wreath of franklin to her singing lessons so there was that one side but then it was very challenging her mother died at a very early age after her parents had split up. and she herself had two kids by the age of fourteen she was in two marriages the first one involved domestic abuse
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she got out of that one actually just a few years after she came out with her recording of respect a song that gave a lot of women courage to stand up for themselves and she saw that courage and she found it herself so we have her first marriage now that was a song that she covered from otis redding she also wrote some of her own songs including the hit think. you.
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that's aretha franklin from the film the blues brothers performing i think david leavitt's from two different culture thank you so much as you can imagine twitter is full of tributes from fans politicians and fellow musicians his brother singer songwriter elton john she sang and played magnificently and we all wept we were witnessing the greatest soul artist of all time i adored her worshiped the talent god bless and my condolences to all her family and friends thought we shared the same birthday and that meant so much to me diana ross american singer and former member of the supremes she says and i'm sitting in prayer for the wonderful golden spirits of aretha franklin this from hillary clinton mourning the loss today of aretha franklin who shand her spirit and talent with the world she deserves not only our respect but also our lasting gratitude for opening our eyes ears and
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hearts rest in eternal peace my friend and finally us politician and civil rights veteran referent jesse jackson he knew aretha for sixty years and was reportedly at her bedside during her final days he treated a lot of music and left the earth today the heavens rejoice rest in heavenly peace . that are some of the other stories making news around the world at least twenty two schoolchildren have drowned after their boat sank in the nile in the river nile in northern sudan local residents and police have been searching the waters for survivors it's believed the boat had engine trouble and hit a tree in the river causing it to capsize. mali's president abraham boubacar kiter has been officially reelected for another five year term after winning sixty seven percent of sunday's runoff vote the opposition and advise him obviously say i've already declared that they would reject the result of
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a campaign to modify accusations of violence and turn. to women accused of poisoning the half brother of north korea's leader will be tried for murder for malaysian judge ruled there is sufficient evidence for there to be a trial the women say they thought they were taking part in a t.v. prank when they smeared a nerve agent in the face of kim jong nam at kuala lumpur air force. the rescue teams in the italian city of genoa are still working to pull survivors and bodies from the rubble of the collapsed miranda a highway bridge but cloth artist say as many as twenty people could still be buried beneath the debris thirty eight have been confirmed dead for those who survived or experienced a near miss as the bridge collapsed three days ago be experienced and still yet to sink in. this man still finds it hard to believe what happens to him he survived a bridge collapse. his truck is completely wrecked by the concrete rain he says
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he's feeling relatively well he was right under the morandi bridge when it suddenly came down on top of him. it was a full blown this up as he was i was under the bridge i opened the door to get out and i heard an explosion i turned around and was thrown through the air i hit a wall and lost my breath but. that's a few of us a little bit of the blast where the threw me back yards saved my life i thought the goodness of all of you thought i was there in that truck so they got the welcome in the collapse of the decades old bridge now cost in two was an incident many find hard to accept it was even more incredible for those who saw it some called the emergency number clearly in distress. now the shock has passed but hundreds of generalists on left to deal with the
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aftermath of the fall everyone who lived near the bridge has been evacuated. on thursday local residents had a few hours to recover some of their belongings without knowing whether or when they would be able to return home. with all of us we recovered some stuff because we had to leave with nothing like this city has had we only have these clothes until this morning i have no brush look at my hair. while hopes of finding survivors of venice xing the blame game continues some politicians say the european union was responsible for the disaster august blamed the growth management company but even if the answer becomes clear to be too late for those who perished and their families. still there is this room deja blues a shot of justin pill who is in general welcome charlotte so thirty eight people dead and about twenty missing all forces are still hopeful of finding anyone alive
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rescue teams that we've spoken to phil really trying to keep faith hit they say they will not give up their relentless search until they are convinced that they won't find any survivors we've had today of course that there are between ten and twenty people who are still missing that's the first official figure we've heard on the number of missing but the fact is phil we're now three days from this catastrophe and speedball still buried under the rubble there's very little hope that they will still be alive it must be pointed out that rescue teams would have gone through some of the most easy to access rubble so the remaining bit that still needs to be buried deep on the slabs of extremely heavy concrete and twisted metal so the chances of finding survivors that is becoming very slim rescue teams might find that the search for survivors could instead be a search for bodies as well the sadness of the loss of life is considerable anger.
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that's why there's a real political firestorm playing out here in italy the new government here has been very quick to point the finger of blame coming out with very passionate very angry statements festival aimed at the european union they've suggested that caps on funding for infrastructure may have played a role here the e.u. though has hit back and it said that in fact it's lee has had two point five billion euro between twenty fourteen and twenty twenty to spend on infrastructure the other thirty that's been coming under fire in connection with this catastrophe is the company that operates the stretch of mates way behind me that's out rather the allegation from ministers is that they didn't want do enough to maintain this bridge that is safety standards went up to scratch now just about a his fiercely it's not that allegation it said that the safety checks to date but for people here who are still living in this ongoing crisis many of whom hundreds in fact who've been evacuated there are still people who are missing loved ones
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then not so interested in pointing the finger of blame what they want to know is that there are guarantees that something like this won't happen again and little storage fees will help this city to recover from this devastating catastrophe and now it's all you know authorities are turning their attention to hundreds of other bridges across the country. that's right there are growing calls for bridges across italy to now be checked one of the big concerns is that a lot of the infrastructure built here in italy was built in the fifty's and sixty's that includes this bridge here behind me we spoke to one engineering expert who pointed out that structures like this really do you have just a fifty year life span says a real concern that so many bridges here that is so vital to italy on now starting to get a bit old and become very gradually a little bit dangerous that the engineering expert that we spoke to said in fact it's really wasn't doing enough to make sure that they were looking in to bridges
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like this these aging bridges they were pursuing a policy more of building new structures of. having more bridges to connect different areas of the country he said that was a mistake and more needs to be done to look into the bridges that are currently already standing show the chosen general thank you but stay with us story in our business for with funny for show funny or. company run them around to bridge exactly and it was government is actually considering different options to find infrastructure group a plenty other company that operates a motorway on which a bridge in genoa collapsed earlier this week investors have already punished the company bringing shares down to close to twenty two percent down even though trading was twice suspended during the day. is the parent company of that audio beach so are blaming for the disaster the italian government has rushed into
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company with heavy fines and is demanding it contributes to the breaches from construction all to conduct a drug dealer safety checks investigators have not yet established to cause the collapse. now that you know a bridge collapse has concerns about the structural integrity of infrastructure everywhere many key bridges and roads are decades old built to all date standards and now carry a much heavier traffic load and then they fare for when they first went into service so worried should we be here's more. this bridge and hung over it was built in one nine hundred sixty originally it was open to four lanes of traffic today there are only two a precautionary measure after inspectors discovered some cracks how it conducts regular checks here. you can see when a bridge is showing signs of wear and tear in the case of overcapacity cracks can begin to show deflections can occur and bearings can become disjointed.
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cracks are especially dangerous because they allow moisture to seep into the concrete increasing the risk of steel parts rusting. in germany bridges are given a full inspection every six years they receive a basic check every three years and a visual inspection annually something that occurs four times a year in italy as a rule extra checks are conducted following accidents or extreme weather events experts say such measures are necessary in order to identify early signs of structural damage and allow timely intervention and so is difficult of it and that means limiting traffic banning certain high capacity vehicles on the bridge in question in some cases reinforcing the bridge but all bridges in operation are secure based on current evaluations. you can miss many german bridges are between forty and sixty years old constructed at a time when traffic was far lighter but german transport minister under is scheuer
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says there's no reason to panic and the german bridges are up to standard. jim and ray operate on and telecoms giant dacha telecom are both ending activities in iran as a result of the latest u.s. sanctions targeting that country the iranian subsidiaries of both companies say they will cease consulting activities there the us as any company doing business in iran can be back and from operating in the united states and while the european union has created legislation to protect european companies many are unwilling to risk being sanctioned by washington and earlier we asked our frankfurt financial correspondent only bartz what kind of a signal that siobhan and deutsche telekom are sending to any company doing business for the u.s. has a problem it's just too dangerous so there's just too much at stake as you suggested the iran business it's an important growth fracture for many companies yes but in
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terms of total volume of pales in comparison to what's at stake if people lost access to the u.s. market or were subject perhaps to fines totaling billions that's been that's been imposed before by by the united states and companies like could which a bank or the deutsche impose a have accepted and when you look at this particular example the deutsche telekom all it says deutsche telekom but they have a huge a u.s. subsidiary but just. took over another company to become even bigger it's one of the biggest players in the telecommunications market in the united states there's billions at stake thousands of jobs. already bars to frankfurt to stock exchange turkish finest minister has assured international investors that the country will emerge stronger from its currency crisis insisting its banks are healthy and strong and while there is no denying the pill use position of the euro at least by iraq
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and rely on support from some very unusual quarters. as the lira struggles at all time lows many turks are really in behind president everyone's calls to exchange u.s. dollars for local currency when you stand all restauranteur and sit upon his own novel scheme to rescue the lira. the aim is to support the state and support the government therefore we launched a campaign to offer one portion of free fish and bread to anyone who converts one hundred dollars or more to. the restauranteur came up with the idea in partnership with a nearby foreign exchange office and the idea seems to be getting popular support from is turnbull's phish fans. of course i support these campaigns to protect our currency i believe that everybody needs to be sensitive to this matter as foreign currency rates have risen these days but today we didn't have any dollars left to convert us. think it sounds fishy some might say it's simply good
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publicity for this popular restaurant. the turkish lira hit a record low this week now forty percent down this year or do one's influence over monetary policy and a bitter dispute with the united states have spooked investors sparking turkey's worst currency crisis in two decades. all right back to phone now in taking a stand for a free press thank you funny yes more than three hundred fifty news outlets across the united states have pledged to run editorials today in defense of press freedom they are condemning president trump's attacks on what he calls fake news and he suggestions the journalist from news organizations that oppose his policies are enemies of the people the initiative was launched by the boston globe a newspaper using the image you see behind me well president trump's use of the terms fake news and enemies of the people to describe certain news outlets has been
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both cheered and condemned often along party political lines but there are concerns that his rhetoric it could erode respect for one of the foundations of democracy a free press and undermined the way people peacefully resolve their differences. a few days ago i called the fake is the enemy of the people and they are they are the enemy of the free sake media is trying to silence i. think it is i mean i get to give you a question you say cattle you are fake do i'm not finished i'm not finished make this they can make anything better because they are the fake fake disgusting. just a taste of some views president trump has expressed about the media now let's take a look at what some newspapers a saying in support of and in opposition to today's freedom of the press campaign will start in fort lauderdale florida where the sun sentinel writes the press isn't
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america's enemy mr trump it's america's watchdog the wall street journal however takes a dissenting view pointing out that it's not taking part in today's coordinated effort it says the first amendment does not say the government cannot criticize the press mr trump enjoys free speech just as his media adversaries do and in its editorial the boston globe which launched today's initiative says replacing a free media with a state run media has always been a first order of business for any corrupt regime taking over a country. well david chapman is president and c.e.o. of the news media alliance which represents two thousand papers in the united states and canada he joins us from washington d.c. welcome to d.w. do you think this campaign will make any difference. you know i don't know but i'm not sure it matters where they are it will make a huge difference or change people's views i think sometimes what matters is
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standing out and calling a liar a lie indicating the untruths out there and there's something really really fundamentally wrong about calling the news industry the enemy of the american people i think most journalists are used to being criticized or used to being second guessed but i also think they must all think they're doing something in service to a greater good which is the the system of civil society that we have here so at the end of the day whether it changes the view is probably matters less than just standing up to the lie so what sort of pressures do american journalists feel around. again i think journalists are very used to being criticized goes with the territory and very used to politicians objecting to what they say i think the however the rhetoric around enemy of the american people has really caused an intensity and really fears of physical violence that
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probably we haven't experienced least not in recent times we've very recently had a shooting at. a newspaper very close to here journalists who attend rallies president charles rallies have to be surrounded by security because of the intensity of negative feeling in feelings of potential physical violence so i think there is. there's a feeling that we've moved beyond just you know like what add to say to you either you or you may in entice somebody to actually hurt journalists and i think that's something no one can abide and briefly then what would you say to media outlets like the wall street journal and the washington post of the baltimore sun who are refusing to take part in this initiative. well i think first of all it shows the diversity of journalism and news radio. you know when
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you get a group of news publishers that gather you're not going to have any shortages of opinions about the world or the industry i think what you'll see is that none of them will disagree with the sentiment in the sense that i don't think any professional news organization views itself as the enemy of the american people i think they just have different ways to approach challenging that assumption and making the case and i just think it's part of a healthy ecosystem that you have some people who want to do it a different way. majority of david in washington d.c. thank you thank you very much. just did open ears a lot from his reminder the top stories of best creative soul aretha franklin i hope in detroit michigan in the united states she was seventy six with the best selling music oscar so for all the talk she won eighteen grammy awards and international acclaim and
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a career that spanned fifty years. i think. this is a data logger from. will use. all the way. yemen ravaged by three years of civil war thousands have died millions have fled diseases are spreading. nobody is helping us we need help we need help for yemen. it's been called the world's biggest humanitarian crisis and the world the way yemen in forty five minutes long w. . we make up we watch as.
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the under the tree pipes. the surface of. the want to shape the continent's future its part of it and join dumpsters as they share their stories their dreams and their challenges the seventy seven percent platform for africa. what keeps us in shape what makes us see. how much. i talk. and then discuss what you can do to. go ahead. and let's try to stay. state by state.
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the most traditional. any time. check in with a web special. take a tour of germany state by state. d. w. dot com. this is live from i'm coming up in the next fifteen minutes ask president tom how much do you suppose makes a pitch for jobs and investment illegal migration from africa to bring you an exclusive interview. to nigeria where the government has ordered the overhaul of a notorious police unit the special anti robbery squad has been accused of extortion physical harassment and killing innocent nigerians the problem became so bad it
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inspired a social media campaign for change he w correspondent flourish flourish in lagos but one woman who's been face to face with the unit. tamara clements doesn't want to show her face on t.v. she's still traumatized by experience from two months ago the twenty five year old was returning home with her friends when police stopped them officers of the special and she robbery squad searched the car intimidated han her friends. were in decently dressed and thus against the law so they're going to cause decision. like we're not just on the lonely road i mean one of will make it i mean i don't think there's any way send us on offense and we're not the woman we were in a private you stopped on brought us out of the private car. we're innocent interest of years ago tamara and her friends were only allowed to leave us as the agreed to
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pay a bribe she shared her experience on sweeter and soon it went viral getting retreated more than a thousand times but isn't an isolated case they have the reports of shootings killings and beatings at the hands of the special police units. nigerians have been campaigning for change the hashtag answer has been their rallying cry. nelson is one of those campaigners he leads a civic organization that provides free legal services for victims of police brutality with a network of more than hundred full untill lawyers across the country he says he receives an average of five complaints every day from people who have been harassed
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by science officers. people need the media it's a remedy for. soul. food. in the police station so we. pulled these. people how. to walk in on the plan. to the president on the issue. if you weeks after our interview with. finally you deem fruits the federal government has. the immediately reviewed and overhauled. after more than a year of activism and activists finally have something to rejoice about. so awful are such a quora and not report he joins us now from lagos welcome flourished so activists
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are happy i would have been the other reactions there in nigeria. all right it looks like we have a few technical problems we're trying to bring about the story shortly let's move on to a german chancellor angela merkel. as president mohamad who is a firm have agreed to continue cooperation on tackling illegal migration from west africa the two leaders met on wednesday at the government's official summit retreat in measure back in north of lead chancellor merkel promised an increase financial aid to tackle illegal migration and also assistance in the fight against terrorism . correspondent julian. a quarter with president is the food scene is one of the key figures in the fight against illegal migration and people smuggling us. the.
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more you'll. get on after chancellor merkel thank you yesterday for your cooperation in the battle against illegal migration musea is an important transit country in the region and as you say you have managed to reduce illegal migration by ninety percent compared to two thousand and sixteen which are the next steps the next measures that you discussed with the chancellor i guess today but. we will never solve the problem of illegal migration unless we create jobs we need proper jobs in the migrants countries of origin and in the transit countries and that means that we need investment in those countries that in turn requires the kind of large financial resources that those countries simply don't to have neither the countries of origin nor the transit countries. of course those countries themselves need to make every effort to activate internal resources to invest in job creation especially jobs for young people. but i'm also thinking
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about other financial sources such as getting access to funds in the diaspora and of course i'm thinking about development aid but all that just isn't enough we also need the private sector to invest massively in african countries if we are to create the number of jobs that we need. and frankly it's industrialization if. you need to stop being the source of role materials africa continues to only be a source of raw materials they'll never be jobs and then migration will continue. regards the economic development of the local population that you just mentioned is one of your goals of your visit here to attract german investors that could potentially offers specially young people a perspective for the future of human perspective. absolutely want to salute absolutely first of all germany is helping us tremendously on a bilateral level when it comes to financing the various programs i've just touched at all but you. the sectors that are important for the people of new jersey such as
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local governance food and agriculture health and education. like in terms of education i'm especially talking about schooling programs for young girls that's extremely important for us because of your policy then the public development tells you that is what we would especially like to see is a lot more private investment in our country. that people could have responsibility that's why i am appealing to the private sector in germany comes in asia t.v. and. has a very dynamic economy not a growth rate of only six percent over the last five years. to do not make this up and to cross also said that there is a need and we're anticipating that our economy will grow by at least six or seven percent over the next few years. a billion broken through it all we hope to be able to share this growth with private german investors. and then the government has
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been trying very hard to improve the business climate in our country. likely not as a fair sum of all the sub-saharan countries with a woman with the highest number of reforms in terms of the mess in this climate so we're ready to welcome jim investors and we invite them to make big investments in asia with a massive mr president message all located just south of libya tunisia has been one of the major transit countries for african migrants wanting to reach your according to the european you're quoted european union figures last year as saying the number of would be migrants crossing that mischa fall by ninety five percent from the high after three hundred and thirty thousand in twenty six taking their numbers fell to eighteen thousand in twenty seventeen and around ten thousand last month. the decrease is because of financial assistance from the e.u. and the share of making people smuggling a punishable offense twenty fifteen the volatile situation in libya has also helped
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to drive migrant numbers down but the route through isn't completely closed and there are still people considering making the journey despite the dangerous. the desert town of agate destiny share is a crossroads for people all round west africa thousand set off from here in the hope of finding a better future in europe first across the desert then over the mediterranean. refugee trafficking is thriving although the government of nigeria has recently made it illegal. allison how a tape is one of those dreaming of a better life but he doesn't want to undertake the dangerous journey he's had too many terrible stories i mena is another reason why he wants to stay in his own country she's from nigeria and like so many others she's stuck in agadez the couple
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met and fell in love. i wanted to get to europe to erin money. but the reports from libya scared me off that's why i stayed here. but i mena is packing her bags she's off to visit her two children who live in nigeria she hasn't seen them for months the year ning to get to europe has torn countless families in africa apart alice son is worried you. don't know whether she's really going to nigeria or across the desert to libya. a lot of people keep their plans to themselves off and you can never get hold of them again. at least i mean it is not travelling dangerously and illegally in a pickup truck she's going by bus she promises to be back soon. six months later and allison is working at his job in upmarket restaurants there are very few
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diners and he is a refuge for islamic terrorists. depends on tourism. but people from the western not coming anymore because of the situation here and in libya. everything is so difficult now. but today alice sun is celebrating a piece of good fortune. ameena is back. if she'd found a job in nigeria she would have stayed with her children but it didn't work out so she's decided to come back to allison in the share family love money worries daily life in west africa as everywhere revolves around hopes for a more secure future allison earns enough to ensure that he and ameena don't go hungry a luxury in itself for many here he's also been able to find
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a job she's now an assistant to the head dresses. my dream is that allison and i could get married and his joy a comfortable life perhaps one day we can get to europe together and maybe we could even bring my children with us. i mean and allison are happy to be together again and dreaming of marriage and better times just like a normal couple. the death toll from flooding in the indian state of cattle has risen to more than one hundred with more traditional rain expected officials fear about now but will increase carola located on india's southern tip is a tourist magnet known for its pristine beaches its coffee and spices the state is hit by monsoons every year but this year has been called the worst first century prime minister remotely house all of the defense ministry to assist with rescue and relief operations.
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they've never seen flooding like this in carolina ten days of heavy rain combined with overflowing dams as a mirth this state in water. in some cases homes have barely visible above the water line but instead lee is all this looks most faith hannity's have been caused by deborah for months lights. for those who survived the realisation they've lost everything. last year has gotten to both floors of our house we went to her neighbor's place and stayed in the second floor of their house all those things have been destroyed by the water they are destroyed. more heavy rain is forecast in the coming days the priority is to get those in low lying areas to safety before it becomes too difficult to reach them. this whole road
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was submerged under water and more than eighty families are stuck the people here came together early in the morning and helping to move these people to camps. being moved to shelters like this one tens of thousands of people have already been evacuated by the army. and there is another problem on the horizon people here could soon face a lack of drinking water after damage to treatment plants a cruel irony when the water from above is in anything but short supply. well businesses are now on the brakes it could have a serious impact on british agriculture and it's a thank you very much a report from the u.k. where follows say that backs it could threaten a country's food supply for years subsidies south far less plant their crops and
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foreign workers of how to harvest them now the threat of losing this large report takes us to the self east caliente health qantas part of our series brock's it all reporters. traveling around europe and the united kingdom trying to understand the full impact of the upcoming divorce in britain and during a european union. lettuce as far as the eye can see and one million heads of lettuce are harvested here in canada in the southeast of england everything. taken by hand by these european workers. i don't think. people realized how much we depend on foreign labor coming in. steven betts is a fourth generation lettuce grower he employs about one hundred thirty sees no one in this farm most of them come from romania as e.u.
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citizens they can work here with out and be sucked but with breaks that looming that freedom of movement is now one death threat and with that stevens entire business if there's no labor coming in. there's virtually there's going to be no food. we've got to have the labor coming in there's no question about. all importing a lot of food from the rest of the world. so we've got that choice. and britain's agricultural sector is already feeling the consequences of bracks and this year they were twenty percent fewer sees no workers to help out on farms. about one hour to the east lice kevin edwards for his family has been growing cereal crops for over eighty years they rely on big machines and that also means big investments. but because of rex it kevin is unwilling to spend money on an
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uncertain future his business will lose essentially you subsidies and potentially any prospects for the future. we could easily see. a very substantial percentage of farmers disappear family found go on and that won't be something you can do saudi five or ten years time politically we got that right. because it will be done once from is leave the line and go on something else to do i generally don't come back i'm afraid. coming back that might also apply to stephen betsy's the workers next year in march britain will exit the european union and stephen still doesn't know if after that he will find enough people to harvest this talent and this is. all right in staying with bricks in the future in your accidental border with northern ireland has become a central problem in the brics if negotiations companies in ireland are
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increasingly concerned that so far no solution is inside to lower the free movement of people and goods a return to border controls could jeopardize peace in northern ireland and it would also be near blow to tourism. the bay of carlingford it separates the british province of northern ireland from the republic of ireland in the south a ferry service began recently. about three thousand passengers take the daily sea route between the irish republic and the british territory. the tourists enjoy the landscape. but for commuters it represents a convenient shortcut. we used to ferry here to go to work in this i thought and busy with an eleven and ought not to have to drive a west managed to achieve success maybe forty five minutes and it brings in a lot of tourism into the north side and down the coast along the sea the shoreline
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from here so it's just very very high on the yes. it took more than ten years for the ferry company to overcome all the bureaucratic hurdles and finally start. now the private operator is worried about brakes it. right now there are no border controls between the two neighbors but nobody knows if it will stay that way. there's been a vast improvements in business a vast increase talk to the local restaurants the butchers the hospitality providers the supermarkets all of them are seeing an increase in economic activity and the introduction of any level of hard infrastructure to borders would be completely contrary. would be quite ironic in actual fact. people in the coastal town of carlingford are also worried during the bloody period of troubles in northern ireland between the late one nine hundred sixty s. and one nine hundred ninety eight few tourists dared to enter the border region.
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now the place is a popular travel destination tourism has since become the most important source of income there. of a hard border was to come in in might scare them off or they might want to come this far because of troubles in the past but we're seeing a lot more in common this far crossing the border like the giant's causeway and became a trauma's tourist massive the minute obviously with the with the series in america so if a hard border was khamenei it would be detrimental to the tourism business people in the border town of kill kill in northern ireland are also benefiting from the growing tourism. sam hamilton runs a hotel here. he's following the bridge negotiations very closely. custom controls would directly affect his business. most of the company's everybody from our biggest and the biggest and most you know.
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wholesalers. helped out here which we refer to you know and. it's the uncertainty that the ferry operator fears the most no one really knows what will happen next year for most irish just over two years ago it was inconceivable that their island would ever be divided again. all right now to some we because there's more and more countries to criminalize the houston possession of the market for legal cannabis is growing and the industry has just seen its biggest investment yet us wine and beer make up consolation four billion dollars produce a kind of growth the company space companies based in canada all where we will be legal as of october the spending on legal kind of his wife is expected to more than double to over fifty billion u.s. dollars in the next five yes. i know back to fell on us
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politics thank you for yes democrat voters in the us state of the moms have nominated a transgender concert to run for governor christie how christie defeated three other democrats in tuesday's primary as the first time a major party has chosen a transgender continent for governor she now faces a popular republican incumbent in november's election. the votes are in. and christine has clinched the nomination. i must say i'm incredibly honored incredibly honored to have all your support and all the things that i heard were said you know tonight we've made history for our. quits decided to run for office after donald trump was elected president in two thousand and sixteen. trump has been at odds with the transgender community since taking office it was not for our last year he announced that the u.s.
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government would not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in the military in the november elections following that announcement five openly transgender candidates won seats around the country mostly at the municipal level. quiz sees herself as part of the fight back against trump's politics and it's not just about the transgender community it's not just about the l g b t community it's not all marginalized. becoming governor of vermont is still a way away for hall quizzed her opponent the moderate incumbent republican phil scott is popular even among democratic voters publicans but she has the support of her state's u.s. senator and former presidential candidate bernie sanders and huge attention right across the nation. can't go when a volcano is about to erupt or one of the earthquake is going to happen german russian research is think so. project was born now it's taken
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a huge leap forward into space. it took cosmonauts all. the eight hours to install an antenna on the outside of the international space station now that's fitted with a new animal tracking system called decorous can get up and running this black berry does one of the creatures that will be monitored expected with a tiny sensor that will send data such as its location and temperature to a global database data will be sent to the space station sixteen times a day and scientists will then evaluate it. is in someone's interior the most of the most intelligent senses combining the senses into a global system gives us important information about life in sex and he will be able to understand animal six its senses and really observe life on earth for curious provide scientists with
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