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player. playing. this is d w news live from berlin tensions over migration turned violent at the german city of camden several people are injured after a second day of protests the german chancellor condemns the on the rest and warns the government will not tolerate mob violence against foreigners also coming up our killer robots the future of warfare experts from around the world are meeting in switzerland to discuss how to deal with weapons that can fight wars and kill all on their own and as america mourns the passing of john mccain
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a war hero and politician known for reaching across the aisle a contentious settled senate battle in arizona means that his home state may soon be represented by a very different type of politician. plus honoring the legend rick the franklin. county are. devoted fans lined up for our last glimpse of the queen of soul her body will lay in repose in detroit's charles a right museum of african-american history ahead of her funeral on friday. i'm sara kelly welcome to the program the german government says that it is ready to send federal police to back up local law enforcement officers in the eastern.
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city of chemist's that's after two days a violent end to immigration protest and counter protest the unrest triggered by the fatal stabbing of a german man over the weekend in an apparent alter cation with migrants opposition parties have criticised the police for failing to prevent further violence on monday chancellor angela merkel has said there is no place for quote hate in the streets of germany. violence and unrest as protesters encampments faced off on the one side groups to claim the city for themselves saying candidates does not belong to foreigners on the other side counter demonstrate just saying they want the city to stand for openness the german government has been following the events in cannes that's chancellor angela merkel condemned the unrest busted up because in what we saw there has no place in a country where the rule of law prevails we have video footage of people being hunted down and of gangs of rioters hatred on the streets i cannot stress enough
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that this is incompatible with the rule of law is going to fuel. the protests in cabinets erupted over the fatal stabbing of a thirty five year old german man on sunday during a street festival police identified two suspects in the stabbing one man from iraq another from syria authorities have provided little information on the altercation that led to the stabbing but what is known about the case along with rumors circulated online have inflame tensions in cabinets. about the. start get out of a city they chant social media posts include videos depicting what appear to be vigilante attacks on people believed to be foreigners participants in the rightwing demonstrations say they're angered by crimes in the city but also at how the media presents what's happening. every evening this trouble encounters between groups i don't want to see it's only the foreigners there's plenty of troublemakers. if you
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want to go out you can't go into the city without being scared of what might happen and i wouldn't call myself part of the mob and i don't want anybody calling me that just because i'm standing here. politicians continue to warn against vigilante justice yet following two days of violence ken and the state of sex any remain on edge. and i'm joined now by david meier and he is a research. church focusing on right wing populism and radicalization issues at the berlin institute for empirical integration and migration research and we thank you so much for joining us this evening to talk a little bit more about this because you know we know that a number of groups were involved in organizing and taking part in the right wing protests like the ones that we saw yesterday tell us a little bit more about them who are they what they stand for so so we have there are some local hooligan groups organize the whole demonstration. stay also organized that a lot of other groups put it right wing political groups from the whole country
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actually and on the other side you also have like normal citizens joining the protests and demonstrations and in the way getting becoming instrumental nice by just going through groups or right wing extremists so what they stand for and what they stand for is said they they want to show a dumb in the. in the city and therefore what what they are claiming is next and with specs so making has to go away and yet they want to. initiate suppose you can turn turn around and we've seen the rise of the far right in the country and just like you to put that perhaps into context for us these groups that we're talking about specifically mention tool again going ism you mentioned a number of well organized far right groups but just generally speaking how deep is the sympathy for these sorts of causes going in the country right now. yes so it's
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quite widespread we know from different long trial studies also logical studies that we have a huge i'm not a huge amount but let's say amount of twenty percent of the population that shares . risk races or ascend to up to twenty percent of all right just or homophobic or social governess. attitudes which is kind of huge concept call it. mention it mention find so it's. humanistic at its you towards groups and you know that does percentage is pretty high and constant over the last forty years it's very high for example also in the east of the country where the former east of the country tell us a little bit more about that is so in the former east the we can see that for the last forty years they have it misses the witnesses
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a transformation process and the movement isn't wanted in that modernisation process and people there are let's say fell that alone a long time and that left a number of problems in this transformation process so they feel or they are economically depressed. they suffer from a brain drain and from a brain of young educated people living there they want to see is that they are left behind and it's just briefly before we go do you think that we're going to see these protests grow. another thing that's possible because. it's spreading already that we have a problem meant to really force knowledge of to turn to for against poor turn to for drive and and. they are a door open no for this extremist views and attitudes into the middle of the
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society so that's very very very some development they've normalized that they are represented in the parliament and we thank you so much for joining us to put it into context for us and to explain these trends that are going on in the country david miring as we mentioned you're a researcher focusing on right wing populism and radicalization issues at the berlin institute for integration and migration research. to some other news now can kill liberal bots be regulated or should they be banned government experts from around the world are meeting in geneva this week to discuss the future of autonomous weapon systems that can operate and kill without human guidance critics are calling for the new generation of weapon trade to be banned globally before it goes into mass production. germany's armed forces already make use of semi autonomous weapons base add offenses to can seek out targets on its own. for now soldiers still have to give the order to fire but fully autonomous weapons are
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being developed they can select and attack targets without humans at the controls. the highly controversial supporters say that new weapons are needed in modern warfare and will help people make ethically responsible decisions. warfare is becoming so fast right now that human beings are not capable of making intelligent informed decisions like they could in the past shouldn't when others have voiced concerns that autonomous weapons could diminish human responsibility in war we don't want to have happen is robotic system to send out there causes some kind of mass casualty event and we know humans have all. these activists in berlin are protesting against autonomous weapons they want the german government to campaign for them to be banned worldwide. fairly what's dangerous about artificial intelligence and robotics is that they're altogether removed from
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human decision making about a good deal about what's useful for people and what's not about a concrete situation human intelligence is still required for that. an international ban on autonomous weapons systems would only be possible with the unanimous support of the united nations but with the u.s. and russia both opposed that's highly unlikely. to get more now on this controversial topic is an associate fellow at the german council on foreign relations if this is on military technology and innovation thank you so much for joining us my pleasure so we're talking about fully autonomous weapons here and they don't exist yet right we're talking about a ban right is a premature. you know so we don't have fully autonomous weapon systems and yet but and that's a huge because we've seen in the need to underline basic technologies the robotics
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and ought to fish and intelligence forseen technological leaps over the past years which underneath was seen so for example just seven eight years ago needing expense for it so it would take at least another decade for an eye to be to be a human player in the game of go and then two or three years afterwards it happened so it's really difficult to see the technological development of those two and align key technologies which if they convert such an autonomous weapon systems so it's difficult to first see it but i'm going to put you on the spot right out and if you did have a crystal ball i mean where would you say we are on that timeline i mean how far out are we from seeing not only fully autonomous weapons or perhaps just killer robots generally speaking that are human controlled being used regularly on the battlefields so i mean there are obviously robots robots and remotely controlled systems used by false is wrong so the most visible example might be drones
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for example in the american republic roans they are robots controlled remotely controlled by humans just station thousands of miles away on another continent which are linked through a satellite communication i mean i think a thomas weapons would be possible today and they are on development and the question is for what military missions we use them so if you think about an israeli product a drone which can in the autonomous mode detect radio stations based on the signal it's they are sending out and then can effectively engage these radio stations that is sort of an autonomous mode and it's already existing so but if we see so soldiers on the street robots so just on the street that is impossible. to guess when that does happen i'm sorry so perhaps we're not that far off though based on your assessment i think i'm hearing obviously quite a lot of fears when it comes to this topic about the the use of robots in this way
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how much do you share those fears you do we think do you think we have to be concerned here or are there also benefits that are you know we're not perhaps seeing right now in the face of it i think these scientific community has really put a lot of fault into that and there are two opposing camps which focus on the negative perspective on the potential advantages which word should be that such misuse machines wouldn't really have human emotions which is i mean and then volunteered because they might not want to have fear they might get angry off their comrades died in combat but obviously there's advantages because they wouldn't feel any emotion any empathy for other humans just really quickly before you go i want to ask about the diplomacy of all of this because obviously at this conference going on right now it's under the auspices of the united nations we know the u.s. china russia that they don't really seem to be warming up to
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a potential ban here what does that tell you about it tells me in the lead it's really going to be difficult to reach a ban on that is because i think each of these policies rate policies the military potential of these technologies and thus they don't feel like have been as simple as but i think that's associate fellow at the german council on foreign relations as you mentioned you focus on military technology and innovation and we thank you so much for joining us this evening to share your expending of seventy five. now let's get a quick check of some other stories making news around the world on greece prime minister viktor orban has called for a new european commission and parliament that stop migration his comments come after a meeting with the italian interior minister matteo salvini orbán praised me for being the first senior figure in europe's mediterranean countries to prove that it is possible to stop migrants arriving by sea. prosecutors at the international criminal court are calling for the conviction of the former congo warlord bosco and
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ganga on charges including murder rape conscripting child soldiers and sexual slavery he faces eighteen counts for his role in the deadly conflict in the democratic republic of congo fifteen years ago he denies the charges washington says that the international court of justice has no authority to force the u.s. to lifted sanctions against iran iranian lawyers have demanded the u.n. court lift economic sanctions were imposed by washington over its nuclear program the u.s. state department says the u.s. has a right to protect its national security. helen humphrey is here now and we're talking about potentially a new north american free trade deal absolutely that's right and right now sara the u.s. says it does still hope to get canada back on board to find some common ground that's off to reaching an initial agreement with mexico still u.s. president donald trump suggested yesterday he could leave also out of
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a final deal to overhaul the north american free trade agreement if the two sides fail to reach a compromise he's pricing candidates who accept new testaments for the way car imports are taxed in this set me a lot at stake mutual trade between the three nations totals more than a trillion dollars annually. canada's nafta negotiator foreign minister chrystia freeland interrupted a trip to europe to rush back to washington to begin talks with her u.s. and mexican counterparts stand for she wants her country to remain part of a trilateral pact women's rights u.s. treasury secretary steven minutia believes washington could strike a trade deal with are what this week her body he said their markets are very intertwined so it's important to reach an agreement that presidents objective is to have deals with mexico and have to deal with canada get it we could do it as one deal would do it one deal if we do it in two deals will do it two deals with
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expressed optimism that ottawa would agree to changes this is a complicated agreement there's lots of things in here that are all new i would think the candidate would be very much on board with stronger intellectual property stronger protections modernizing the agreement so i'm hopeful that the open issues with canada can be resolved parklike that they're going to come without until u.s. president donald trump has threatened to impose tariffs on canadian made vehicles but that could weigh on the on a motive sector on both sides of the border because when neighbors rely heavily on each other's components if the talks with canada are not wrapped up by the end of this week trump only plans to seek approval from congress for the bilateral deal with mexico. china continues shopping to through europe snuffing up companies whose products and technology fitted to the country's concepts for china twenty twenty five when they regulate is a blocking deals like the recently attempted takeover of german a great operation
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a fifty helps fight another day you just went through with china picking up an automotive component make-a gramma. it's specializes in seats for trucks and buses along with head and arm rest but very an auto parts maker gama is now firmly in chinese hands the jobs here are reportedly safe and the company is to remain on the frankfurt stock exchange it's being touted as a successful example of a chinese takeover chinese investments in europe have risen dramatically in the past few decades from one hundred four million euros in two thousand to around thirty billion and twenty seventeen on the face of it a welcome development but some investments are state controlled. all private funding from china is really private at the end of the day and that means that chinese influence may be endangering parts of the german economy that are significant for germany's future development and its high technology. and the
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fagots and an inmate twenty fifteen the chinese government published its master plan known as made in china twenty twenty five the strategy focuses on ten key areas including energy air and space travel medical technology and robotics china aims to be a market leader especially in those areas that industrial nations such as germany rely on for economic growth that can affect security interests as in the case of fifty hertz the german government recently stopped a chinese firm from taking over the electricity transmission company the economy ministry says it wants to lower its threshold for investigating takeovers by now investors from a shareholding acquisition of twenty five percent to fifteen percent the ministry says it's not just about control. europe needs to define its industrial political interests or to ensure that it's at the forefront of large scale innovations and the technology if we want to have enough workplaces and
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sufficient wealth in europe in the future. you know. michel. of the business friendly free democrats and greece he wants germany to step up involvement domestically and at the european level. to encourage domestic investment you know how we must improve the brain work for tax law review a law for motivation for employees set up sharon's program which is always on top of that i would like to see a digital equivalent of the air bus project that i mean an industrial political initiative for the european digital market with cooperation based on the airbus model. that is european cooperation that company level while china knows what it wants in germany and europe have yet to forge a clear strategy. choices says it's set to invest around half a billion dollars in write hailing service as part of
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a deal to work together on mass producing cells driving vehicles japanese car giant says technology from the shoe companies will be used in building hundreds of special toy of the vehicles that will use ride sharing platform they soft. would expand into bike sharing the latest deal now values around seventy two billion dollars and is the world's most valuable. all up plastic coffee cup you sipped your coffee from this morning and then threw in the garbage perhaps it will likely take up to four hundred years to decompose the amount of plastic waste particular in our oceans is a growing problem many countries have taken a stance against the use of plastic bags but few have been as rigorous as kenya they're making making plastic bags importing them selling them at even using them is burnt. the country market in western ny robie is a popular shopping venue it offers nearly everything but no plastic bags which were banned a year ago shoppers can buy colorful reusable bags at each stand instead but they
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are ten times as expensive about twenty cents each that's why many people bring their own bags along they've adapted to the change but not everybody agrees with the band including martin indiana who sells. the effect. even though the band is to help the environment it's bad for my business. i used to sell my yams and plastic bags so they would stay fresh longer. now they dry out quickly like you know i get back get back lazy dog think it's day and yet. nearby there are piles of discarded plastic bags. people have simply toss them here illegally. nevertheless officials from kenya's environmental authority say that back ban has been a great success if your bags are being discarded in public places and few are
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ending up in fisherman's nets. at the beginning it was a talent available to continue to pack things but we were able to demonstrate over time you know over the months that it is possible to carry on your own business and activities without it and therefore change of behavior that really. that just means that people have had to do. that has been positive. violators face a fine of thirty two thousand euros or up to four years in prison so far nobody has been jailed but around a hundred people have been fined. one of the most vocal critics of the ban is the kenya association of manufacturers chairman one hundred good guys the head of a company that makes product labels for the african market he says one hundred seventy companies producing plastic has shut down triggering the loss of sixty thousand jobs the timeframe given for those of six months was too short to make
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investment decisions and for people to reallocate resources and you're not given time to plan investors face uncertainty and this causes tremendous aftershocks for the manufacturers when a very short time span is given that despite the criticism environment management authority hopes that kenya sets an example for its neighbors as well this country is beyond africa. well is over sarah now is america bids farewell to a maverick politician and a conservative carries there we are of course talking about u.s. senator john mccain and you know in death helena he has united democrats and republicans who have been eulogizing him as a statesman and a politician mccain represented the state of arizona in the senate for thirty one years the republican was known for his fierce independence and for reaching across
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the aisle but the vietnam war hero gone our zona may soon be represented by a very different type of politician. a veteran stands watch at the local mortuary in phoenix where john mccain's body is being held before the public viewing on wednesday many arizona nse have already visited this makeshift memorial to pay tribute to the late senator one of the things that i marred the most going about him was dr if you believed in something and it wasn't being done they would know he got mad about it. he stood his ground. he was easy to get along with says tommy espinosa else the latino advocate and the senator were close friends for over there you know obviously you're so close to spinoza to be a key player in recent times hands. up john i said you know i'm
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a democrat so i'm not sure it's going to get you any votes you know and he said i don't care you're my friend i want you to be my coach or i said well let me sleep on it because no i want the house or yes or no now i say yes. espinosa says he wants to attend every single ceremony in honor of the senator who will first lie in state at the arizona state capital. arizona is on our way in one of its most influential politicians on the national stage john mccain was one of the last republicans standing up to president trump he believed in bipartisanship at home and strong alliances overseas but it seems that the worth of mccain's death his brand of conservatism is losing out that republican party is increasingly taken over by the president's brand of divisiveness and isolationism. one man who took a five step divisiveness is joe arpaio he's one of the three candidates running in
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the republican primary for arizona a second senate seat which will be up for grabs in the november midterm elections the former sheriff supports trump one hundred percent a lot of people. maybe would never run for office or a no controversy a lot of controversy want to go to washington to help the president. well before. paula. as usual. all republican candidates in arizona have embraced trump and distanced themselves from the case his life will be on the road over the next days but his party seems to have moved away from his ideals. you're watching d.w. news still to come on the program could cannabis cultivation be the answer for levanon struggling economy the government wants to legalize the country's
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hate speech on its platform in myanmar the company has banned a number of accounts including those of government officials accused of violating the platforms guidelines it comes on the heels of a united nations report sharply criticizing facebook for its failure to tackle hate speech and misinformation which it says incite violence against the rohingya people of media editor carl last man who is join. here in the studio who has been following this story very closely welcome to you karl so strong words from the united nations there what exactly has facebook done in response i mean very strong words and actually this is really just confirming what many experts been saying for months about what is going on there that facebook just essentially did nothing to stop the spread of hate speech in myanmar and you know that led to real world violence against the rogue injured people so yeah yesterday facebook finally did take some action and here's what they did they explained what they did in this
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press release the company says it removed eighteen facebook accounts fifty two facebook pages which were followed by almost twelve million people and included in that list interesting they are government officials so mean mars powerful top military general was on that list as well as an account from the military's own television network so that's something we've actually never seen before essentially facebook wiping off government officials completely banning them from the platform facebook also admits here that they were too slow to take action and they say they're developing some new technologies some new strategies for identifying hate speech so they can take that down but for many this is simply too little too late so too slow to take action so then just walk us through what was their role in the violence over their alleged role in the violence against the road and how widespread was the problem it was a very widespread problem it still is a problem facebook has a lot of poisonous content in myanmar in fact there was a recent report by reuters that found more than one thousand posters probably far
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more than that that contained a hate speech against muslims against their winter people and here's just one example that reuters found to give you a sense of what this kind of stuff is this is a post that should have been removed it says made the terrorist dog collars fall fast and die horrible deaths that definitely breaks facebook's guidelines but in many cases these sort of pows were left out for months even when this crisis was really escalating in the country and. the problem here is also political we mentioned that the military they had some accounts taken down well there's also politicians that were clearly spreading hateful content incitement to violence on the platform and this was from a report by buzz feed news they uncovered one such politician who was posting this sort of content he is based in a state where many wrote into people once lived and this one again calls were injured people dogs that received around ten thousand views and this next post refers to or injure as bengalis and it falsely claims that they're burning down
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their own homes in order to receive more money from aid organizations both of those posts actually sarah are still up on facebook so they haven't been removed some of this content is still out there shocking stuff there and of course this isn't the first time that facebook has come under criticism for a failure to take down hate speech tell us in the case of me on more though why has this been so difficult it's been a really difficult country for facebook they don't have enough people that speak the language they are often these moderators people that look at content and see if they should take it down they simply don't speak the language or they have to rely on a google translate version which isn't very accurate in myanmar facebook is very important eighteen million users it's by far the most popular social media platform many people say facebook is the internet in me and maher so it's a big deal there unfortunately you know these problems have been known for a long time in the country and it may have just taken this united nations report to finally get some action on the part of the company called asman and our social media desk filling us in on the story thank you.
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we're heading now to lebanon which is struggling to write its faltering economy years of regional turmoil including taking in some one and a half million syrian refugees have sent the arab nation on a downward spiral it has the third highest death rate in the world now as a way to bring in money the government is considering legalizing cannabis cultivation for medical purposes is currently illegal in lebanon but the industry is thought to be worth hundreds of millions of dollars each year now g.w.'s very own i.e. bring him visited of a village in the bekaa valley where cannabis has been openly grown for decades but as she discovered people there are skeptical about the government's intentions. the fields of his family's cannabis farm and have been inspected valley he helps out here from time to time he's nineteen alley is not his real name
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he says cultivating cannabis isn't a choice for many of the farmers here they go into this line of business because the state hasn't provided them with jobs. for the young man like me or any older farmer who wants to feed his children or any young man who has dreams he wants to build a house get married have start a family or there's nothing else to do but plan cannabis and live off it for. his hometown of the moon a is located in the impoverished ball beckham of the strict. for decades cannabis has been grown here illegally. lebanon is one of the world's top five producers of cannabis resin otherwise known as hashish. alley his arm to myself the cannabis trade has been too since the syrian war broke out in two thousand and eleven as lebanese authorities have shifted their attention
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to other security concerns and he's worried the military might suddenly show up again and destroy the crops something they did for decades. i personally about take up arms how if they want to fight my life i heard if they come here with takes to destroy the crops the people will rise up with their weapons that's how they would react if i had to travel. the lebanese government is now looking to legalize cannabis growth for medical purposes in an effort to boost its cash strapped economy but not everyone here supports those plans. and i'm against legalization if it means the state will be supervising the process and i don't want farmers to give a crops to the state and then the state to sell it on to manufacturing companies we are probably legalization only if the farmers have a direct relationship with the manufacturing companies. in twenty twelve authorities promised farmers here compensation for destroying their crops but sharif says the money never came. he says up to eighty percent of the people here
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depend on cannabis cultivation to survive without having one book planting cannabis a now here is a consequence and not a direct action because the state neglected us and our area in general so most of the farmers resorted to cannabis because that was the only thing that guaranteed a return. i mean the. farmers also say that cannabis is the only crop that can withstand the harsh climate of the bekaa valley. in beirut we need. is progressive socialist party is one of the supporters of legalization. he says the law would be a first step towards rebuilding the trust between famous and the state know how we're trying to create a public institution that would manage the other similar to how the tobacco industry has managed to lebanon manufactures and cultivates tobacco. keeping
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a lot of people on their land and has provided them with a decent living. is a. figure meant is not said when the norm might come into force that back in your muna time is running out for allie. he's due to graduate from school seeds and says he might become a full time cannabis fama if he can't find alternatives. and we are joined now by you brahimi who just got back from lebanon where she was filing that story for us thank you so much for bringing us that report and give us a sense what it was like filming that for you i mean just how dangerous is this particular area where this cannabis cultivation is booming so i mean you can't really do a story like this unless you have like a contact on the inside like a local from the town and that's where we spend most of our time most of our research was actually spent trying to find a local from the area who would agree to take us in and sort of show us there's a town in this town you know where we went it's a clan based the citee so you have this town but two thousand people are complete
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there they all come essentially from the same family that have more or less the same last name and once we were able to in that person's trust and they were ok with us coming to town and filming things were relatively easy i personally i never felt threatened or unsafe. i don't think anyone in the team also because we were really under their protection and they were ok with having us however the area itself the doesn't mean that this area is particularly safe it's very close to the syrian border so all of the info isis infiltrations that have happened over the course of the syrian conflict have actually comes with it because only and of course it is known for at the drug trade there are around thirty thousand outstanding arrest warrants for the care moon region just this district where we were related in drug related to drug related offenses so that gives you sort of an idea about what the security situation there but in the end we had we had a local person there and that really helped us come in and out pretty safely and
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with no trouble and now this talk about legalizing cannabis cultivation tell us how that came about. it's not a new idea in lebanon i mean i've talked to some farmers i've talked to various farmers and some of them have been saying so that they've been talking to their local officials about this for over twenty years and to be around the same time that lebanon actually criminalized the growing of cannabis but it became recent now because at the beginning of the year the lebanese government commissioned mckinsey the global consulting company to come up with proposals to boost lebanon's cash strapped economy and this was one of the proposals that they came up with how far could it go in fact to improve the economic situation had they given some sort of estimate or indication i don't think the kids even estimate but the caretaker economy minister of lebanon last gave an estimated one of our own one billion u.s. dollars that could come into the economy if this were to be legalized of course natural absolutely it could really help lebanon as as mentioned in the lead and it
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is the third most in that country economic growth has gone down to two percent from nine percent from around twenty twelve so it could definitely help but there's also the question of feasibility of this particular plan so you are there you gauge the mood i mean this is wasn't the only area that you were in in the country as well so i mean you're really out there talking to people what do you think you think they're going to do it i think lebanon has i mean i heard from a lot of people very excited about this like yes this could really help the economy but i think that the lebanese economy has sort of deep seated structural issues that need to be figured out before you can really implement a step like this and have it be effective so if you have a country that's known for its corruption how are you going to regulate an industry like this that then guarantees the rights of the farmers but also get into the good and legal and fair return for the states. you know they had elections in may but up until this day there is still no government place a government in place in lebanon lebanon is well known for its secretary and
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political structure are all of the sects and all of these different parties going to be able to come together. and agree on a way to properly regulate this this this potential industry that could really help the country and then of the end i think that the biggest challenge is the trust that the state has to build with the farmers because they there's a lot of bad blood and there's a lot of mistrust on both sides so it could work but there's definitely a long way to go fascinating stuff and i know that this was actually crossplatform reporting that you were doing so and courage our viewers to find you on social media as well if they want to know more details i even or him is your handle on multiple platforms and also you have a lot more reports coming up from love and i was going to be able to look forward to that i even have thank you jim. well now many refugee families are separated due to conflict and migration without any idea of where their relatives are or the ability to search for them by themselves people around the world turn to
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the red cross reporters meant a refugee from afghanistan who is one of thousands who helped or helped by the charity here in germany have a look. at what we. can now from his sister and share a joke with her but just a short while ago he didn't even know when she was. the siblings were separated on their way to europe after fleeing afghanistan that now being reunited after nearly two years of uncertainty. in my give winds the living i always cry by feel i thought they were dead. if i caused so many refugees drowned i dreamt so often that maybe they were gone. he's in its wake. fled the violence in his home country with his mother and sister traveling first to iran and then to turkey the family were separated when they boarded the smugglers
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that would take them to europe ali was left to fend for himself traveling fast to greece and austria before landing in kill in the north of germany that he got in touch with the red cross to find out where his family was and was told that made it to the u.k. can often handy dustbin i can see her face on my phone as a foolish gun so i feel completely. it's like hitting the jackpot is. a low tone or. an eraser is not alone the red cross is looking for one hundred thousand missing people worldwide the highest number in ten years i know one reason why we get so many requests is certainly to do with the fact that there are more people fleeing now than for a very long time there are over sixty eight million displaced people worldwide and many of these people whether they are refugees or displaced in their own countries lose contact with their families and turn to us for million owns the red cross uses
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placards photos and the internet to search for missing people and in many cases they also find them. having contact with his family again has given ali a new zest for life. first i would like to finish my training and then i would like to see my family again my mother my sister. is in his second year of training to be a plant mechanic after that he says he might even go to university. she was the queen of soul and thousands of devoted flan fans are lining up in detroit to pay their last respects to her aretha franklin's body is lying in state in her hometown of detroit a private funeral will take place on friday the seventy six year old died earlier this month from pancreatic cancer. research franklin's friends
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mourn her death. the body of the queen of soul who died nearly two weeks ago lying in state in detroit woman whose powerful music and powerful message meant so much especially to many african-american women. i. hear. you say. they have a. memory. this is the fourth right everything franklin setting things straight that fans remember and. visit with me. from the steps of her father's church in detroit. to the apollo theater in new york. to hollywood. an outpouring of love and admiration for
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a music icon. she was our queen i mean that is there was great oh yes p.c.t. and now let me just remind of. detroit mourns the queen of so her friends patiently waiting to pay their last respects. and may she rest in peace well now the berlin wall has to be partially reconstructed that is the surprising news from a press conference earlier today it's part of a huge art project which will take place here in berlin and in paris and in london robin merrill is here from our culture task to tell us what all of this is about rob and i see it is an art project based on the sort of french phrase liberte got it's a fraternity liberty equality for eternity and the liberty bit you see is taking place in lynn hence the reconstruction and there's all sorts of artistic endeavors
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involved in this project but that in berlin right in the center along this big street the owns and then there's going thanks sort of create a mini city and put up a replica of the wall now not everyone here feels comfortable about that because especially both imagine memories of the war a very prevalent especially among the older generation anyway this is an art project and is a leading cultural manager him beilin involved in this project and told us what he hopes this project would achieve. and then. you learn how great utopias can change into repressive experiences but you also learn about solidarity creativity an incredible intelligence a willingness for self-sacrifice you learn what history does to the individual but also how individuals sometimes make history and so much michael. so
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a lot of questions still open about this project which will start on october the twelfth and the wall will be torn down on november the ninth which is of course the day when the wall came down twenty nine years ago ok so art sometimes meant to provoke make you think so i guess we'll hear more nearer to the time on the details meanwhile we also learned earlier more about to get to metals as well yeah the go to institute is germany's. cultural institute promoting the german language and cultural things around the world they would come out of medals every year to the people who the institute feels have contributed to cultural relations it's always the norm and and the ceremony took place this morning environment which is where germany's greatest writer i would say spent most of his life and all the prize winners have used that to highlight justices for instance the brazilian
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photographer cloudy and do the job has used photos there she is to fight for the rights of the me the largest the digitas tribe in brazil one of them with actually which is rather nice and has more about her and another prize winner who's the hungaroring compose a paper or torch. this woman knows what it's like to be driven from your home born in one thousand nine hundred thirty one in switzerland as claudine haas she lost many of her family members in the holocaust. she was able to escape and since the one nine hundred fifty s. she's lived in brazil where she goes by the name claudia under. while travelling around her new home she met members of the yellow mummy tribe and took more than sixty thousand photos documenting their lives and she was moved by their struggle for their rights. inside the
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oh you want the two flavors of people there because. part of me you. part of my story they became my family her efforts on behalf of the tribe helped lead to the creation of the yanomami indigenous territory in one thousand nine hundred two claudia under sharia is one of south america's most important documentary photographers. also honored with a go to medal this year is hungary and composer and conductor peter at finish his unique compositions ask existential questions in two thousand and three he wrote a work about the u.s. space shuttle columbia disaster and in twenty sixteen one about the refugee crisis titled to the nameless victims. he's also committed to supporting young musicians and composers. the. right to copy i consider it my
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duty to pass on knowledge that's why i set up a foundation many years ago for because it's very important to me and. if you visit me stiff. peter the tradition is considered one of contemporary music's most significant composers. and that's not all robin there's another winner yeah there is well actually two in the fact that it's for one fence group but it's for the siblings idea and. who started the theater collective in colombia back in the one nine hundred eighty s. and they like to call it an experimental la barra tree it's called. and they're very much involved in regional political and social issues their headquarters instantly that we see here is in a wonderful building but they stopped from demolition. actually and it was going to be it's going to be sort of time into
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a shopping center spot this is the. place and it's very experimental fare but meanwhile they have a she performs around the world. and brought recognition to various problems in colombia itself and that's why they get the award to say ok great and if our viewers want to know more much more on the website d.w. dot com slash culture so when errol as always thank you very much for bringing us all those interesting stories we appreciate it. and finally here i'm d w how to dance and do business the theresa may way the british prime minister is in africa on a three day tour to promote to britain as a major future investor there check this out in south africa may shed some of her british reserve as she. as they say pupils at a cape town primary school and well we have to say her dance moves and may have been more than awkward at some moments or perhaps at all moments. or than brags
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that that is the young scholars here did not seem to mind one bit it was a whole lot of fun a quick reminder now the top stories that we're following for you here and t w the german government has condemned a violent far right protest in the eastern city of chemist's several people have been injured after anti immigrant protesters clashed with police and counter protesters and the future of killer robots is being discussed by government experts from around the world in geneva aton with weapons systems can operate and kill without human guidance critics are calling for a global ban. and with that you're up to date on g.w. news i'm sarah kelly in berlin because so much for watching have a great day.
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and i'll cry echoed around the world. young people rebelled against their parents' generation. ok if it wasn't honestly and dusty from the stupidity and tissues fukushima's they demanded nothing less than a home to sleep played maelstrom of them set up the toilets with the field moment playing that role the first my generation watched the vietnam war every day and those who were to remember the good news for the first time had a feeling of being part of something in. the seeds of civil rights. peace movement looms planned during this period nineteen sixty eight the bullets started september first double.
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play. this is d w news live from berlin tonight police in eastern germany borys for a third night of violence as tensions over migrants and zina phobia remain high several people were injured sunday and monday in the city of chemists it happened after a german man was stabbed to death in two foreigners were arrested the german chancellor making it clear there will be no tolerance of mob violence against forwards also coming up our killer robots in the future of warfare at a u.n. conference in switzerland there are calls to.

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