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under the skin of russia's women starts nov thirteenth. w. . this is d.w. news live from berlin with one day left before u.s. sanctions hit major sectors of iran's economy thousands of iranians rally in the streets of tehran marking the fortieth anniversary of the u.s. embassy takeover we'll look at how the new sanctions are impacting people's lives they're also coming up. to the station in italy as the storms and flooding kill more people rescue divers and emergency teams are still looking to save the lives
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of the people holding out hope. kind of pakistani christian woman unanimously acquitted of blasphemy remains in prison while angry mobs call for her death critics are accusing the government of giving in to the demands of hardline extremists. i'm rebecca written as welcome to the show tens of thousands of iranians are taking part in anti-american demonstrations in cities across the country the rallies are being held to mark the takeover of the u.s. embassy in tehran thirty nine years ago they also commas the population braces for crippling new u.s. sanctions set to come in force on monday iran celebrates the anniversary every year but anger towards the u.s. is reported to have increased since president donald trump decided to withdraw from
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the iran nuclear deal. more now on on the way iranians are preparing for the new sanctions america. is finishing this six story apartment building there's no project lined up next he's been building homes for ten years employing one hundred fifty people when times were good now there's just fifty new contracts have dried up because no one is confident enough to invest right now. the sanctions are putting iran's economy under even more pressure they're causing enormous uncertain dini over night or money you can lose a third or a quarter of its value with that you can see how bad it is bad. building contractors are facing extinction imported goods will be nearly nonexistent once u.s. banking and oil sanctions take effect on monday they said i'm not president and we import many of our building materials such as elevators which come entirely from
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abroad the building sector along with many others will be done for if we can't maintain business relationships with the rest of the world anymore. and i thought when. he runs leadership isn't budging no new negotiations with the arch enemy the us iran's supreme leader of the grand ayatollah ali khamenei told students in tehran iran would prevail he said while u.s. president donald trump has disgraced his country. the young people of our entire country support our efforts to be independent some might not be very religious but they oppose being dominated by foreign powers than. in the words of iran's official newspaper the americans can get lost yet there's little word on how the government can prevent rising prices currency devaluation and company insolvencies. far boars rise donna an economist who's been in and out of prison for his critical views of the government says many iranians blame their misery on their own government's
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mismanagement but he doesn't see sanctions stoking a popular revolt against it which many in the us may be hoping for. what you protest there are are not coordinated many occur without planning workers aren't in unions the word union alone is taboo in iran the islamic republic views unions a subversive and a threat. she. writes donna has no doubt that the government will use any means necessary to put down resistance from within that means the u.s. iranian duel is likely to persist. british business late is a calling on the u.k. government to have the final say on brics it back to the papal a group called business for a people's vote signed a letter published in the sunday times it calls for a public vote on the negotiated breck's it terms the business leaders warn that the country faces a destructive hunt and when the public to have more say before bret's it is
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finalized the u.k. government opposes allowing another referendum the british people decided on the matter already back in two thousand and sixteen. i'm joined now by joe mcalinden associate professor of law at the london school of economics joe business leaders have called for a second vote on brics it to increase pressure on prime minister may its public support starting to shift on the issue. well it certainly looks like it this is right on the back of a the second biggest march in britain's history seven hundred thousand people marched a few weekends ago in central london but these were people from all over the world and now we have this letter from seventy business people and i think what will put pressure on the government is less what business people think because we know what they think the business community has been united on the question they are against the u.k. leaving the e.u. since twenty sixteen but what will increase the pressure is if ordinary people
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voice their dissatisfaction with the future arrangements. here not to reason why and said she wouldn't allow another voyage how likely is it that we'll see a fresh referendum. well that's of course the million euro question that two challenges here the first challenges for to reason made to get a deal with the european union we're told that it's ninety five percent complete or something like that and let's assume that there will be a deal in the next three weeks all summer so the next challenge and arguably the much greater hurdle for the prime minister is to sell that deal to her parliamentarian this and her party and that will be the outcome of that is uncertain because the her her own government may well reject any deal she can come up with and then people are saying we need to go the country needs to go to a referendum again to have clarity but then the question is well clarity on what is
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it on the rejected deal the deal that her government rejected or is it only remaining in the european union right now all options are open from remaining to crashing out without a deal. right so i'm running out of time to american thank you very much associate professor of law at london school of economics. and now to some of the other stories making news around the world the no vote is in the lead as people in new caledonia have hit the polls to decide whether to become an independent nation the french territory in the south pacific is set to remain a part of france now that more than fifty percent of the votes counted have come back against independence. a group of thousands of central american migrants heading for the u.s. has become splintering off after mexican officials broke a promise to supply buses the group of about four thousand people is traveling through an area locals call the route of death the governor of veracruz had offered
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safe passage to mexico city on buses but officials later withdrew that offer the pakistani government is coming under fire for its handling of the case of a christian woman who was accused of blasphemy and then acquitted by the supreme court of b.b. has been on death row since twenty ten after neighbors said she insulted islam on wednesday the court unanimously decided there wasn't enough evidence to support the claim but after days of protests by radical islamists the government agreed to review the verdict and put on a no fly list it says this is in line with the constitution. but pakistani human rights campaigner shanta zero is accusing the government of caving in to extremists to see is own father was assassinated by radicals after calling for baby to be pardoned in twenty eleven. religious studies and baucus on have pulled off what can only be described as a judicial judicial coup by breeding the country to
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a halt they have expected an agreement from the government of pakistan with a judicial sensually handed over to this religious mob from the courts of pakistan giving them the right to due to do or have any verdict overturned and to receive a verdict of the over all of their liking this is perhaps the most humiliating concession ever made bye bye bye bye by a nation state in the history of democracy and can only be described as a death warrant of democracy so now basically a c. a b. b. faces a shot on trial where after having spent nine years in jail after having been found innocent by the highest court in the country she is going to be retried by by a court demanded by religious law essentially. at the. essentially demanded at gunpoint but i just want to say what what is at trial over here is not just the fate of us here bibi what is at trial is also the fate of
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pakistan as a nation state to decide whether it is a function of nation state or a theocratic moment. that was human rights campaign ashanti speaking with us a little earlier they debbie has reached out to the pakistani government for comment when ten people have been killed in floods in sicily and the agency workers say the bodies of the family including three children were found in the house near the capital police at least another twenty people have been killed due to storms in italy over the last week. centuries old forests like this one and the vonetta region destroyed within just a few days storm set battered the whole of eataly since last sunday but the worst hit areas in the north many of the dead were killed by falling trees. in the province of blue no winds reach two hundred ninety kilometers an hour and
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moves off houses. so the shadow went out here and looked upward and i shouted that the roof was blown away that we were stuck five days without a phone without electricity without anything and without well it's ok because nobody could regency as. residents here were cut off after a landslide damaged a major mountain road. they set up about so nick you know now we're worried the road might collapse. because underneath the road we saw a crowd to get them into both of you have to tell us that. we pair efforts have been hampered by the heavy rains. thousands have been left without electricity but well the rain has finally stopped here weather warnings are still in place for the islands of said jeannie and sicily with villages has been inundated. the storm's damage in italy is estimated to run into the billions some
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are saying it will be decades before the region's for cover. well some culture in is now in an anti war performance by one of germany's topple mistress last night marking one hundred years since the end of the first world war germany's n.p.r. radio orchestra performed english composer of benjamin britain's play for puff pacifism the war requiem. it's a condemnation of the terror and horror the conflict is it's upon people. the war requiem was written by pacifist composer benjamin britten to reprise in the german city of hand of on saturday i. in a gesture of reconciliation the performance put together musicians from britain and germany they countries once at war now a peaceful night is. it's been a massive undertaking i'm sure mansi the conductor has been preparing it for two
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years we'll tell you about. the communication between two net nations now it's sort of a communication between now and the past that we must loom from the past let's face it we must learn from our mistakes. the war record was composed after the second world war when the german liftoff of bomb british cities. if ever there were. unfair you never heard of your right or. the destroyed kit the drilling coventry england became a symbol of that was broke. taleb the after the war a new one was erected next to the ruins its opening in nine hundred sixty two was a grand occasion. britain was invited to write a piece for its consecration. he had she said if i am only remembered for one piece of music i think it should be.
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an orchestra is a very good metaphor for a society and to mix two nations in this way and to create literally create harmony in a musical way but also in a social way is a very good demonstration of how we can co-exist and we have how we can value. the war requiem a timeless warning for humanity one for us to hate well thousands of people have gathered in southern taiwan for the burning of a ceremonial boat as part of a taoist ritual to ward off disease and bad luck all than ninety volunteers from the seaside town of duncan spent three months building a intricately decorated boat according to folklore the boat belongs to one g. a divine emissary who has the power to cleanse people of evil spirits and disease
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after its construction the boats paraded through the town and then set ablaze at night. you're watching data with the news from berlin more coming at the top of the hour and don't forget you can get all the latest news and information around the clock on our web site that's data many of them called thanks for joining me. you can tell a lot about a society by its garbage. to the future worthless for the rich but for many people it offers their only chance of survival. and i could be lunch for today just like the. reporters travel to.

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