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this is deja vu news live from berlin a message of defiance from iran as were huge u.s. sanctions come into force the country's president says they take brown will bypass the measures and calls on the country to resist but what will the fallout for ordinary iranians be we'll have the latest from our correspondent in tehran also coming up everything is still up for grabs as campaigning and head of the u.s. midterm elections enters its final hours many say the dicks have never been higher clubs. believe that.
cuban american figure cut me a cut biomes two weeks of the board at the m.t.v. europe music awards but this year's event is not only about entertainment with veteran singer janet jackson taking to the stage she talked about a difficult past plus in the bundesliga gladbach are back to their winning ways baby does the door for three male to climb to second in the table we'll bring you the goals from sunday's match. i'm sara kelly welcome to the program iranian president hassan rouhani is urging his country to stand up to what he calls a bullying enemy he was speaking as the u.s. reimposed all sanctions lifted three years ago as part of the international deal to limit tehran's nuclear. the restrictions target key areas of the iranian economy
including the oil financial and shipping sectors but rouhani says that iran will not be intimidated by such measures. at markets like this one iranians have been feeling the costs of sanctions long before they came into effect the mere threat has sent inflation soaring and prices doubling in just a year leaving household budgets squeezed there was a man here today who did not have money to buy the ocean for his baby because the economic situation is getting worse the people are very poor and times are hard each one of the effects are felt beyond the bazaar with iran's oil and finance sectors washed it major international companies are withdrawing from tehran at this advertisement business they have had to sack several staff. that's really heartbreaking it's heartbreaking for the people that we talk to to say that look
i'm so sorry there is no business and therefore if there's no business i cannot give you a job they've studied they're excited about what they want to do in the future. no hope is being taken away from them the man behind the sanctions u.s. president donald trump hopes they will maximize pressure on iran iran sanctions are very strong the strongest sanctions result for a vote. we'll see what happens with iran but they're not doing very well i can tell you iran is not doing very well but to run shows little sign of bending a defiant president hassan rouhani pledge to ignore the sanctions for their heritage this is an economic war we're standing up to a billion enemy yes that he said on hussein was in front of us today it is trump there is no death bulis shame. ramping up the rhetoric iran is pointing the finger at donald trump and its leaders talking tough in
a bed to stop economic hardship from turning into anti regime sentiment. and let's get more now with correspondent your browser who is joining us from tehran he is a correspondent with the german public broadcaster c they asked new york we saw all the regime bringing out tens of thousands of supporters over the weekend how are these tough sanctions likely to affect support for iran's leader leaders. well what we saw the pictures we saw on the weekend of course was a well stage propaganda show organized by the iranian government as you said they should thousands of people from all over the country to to iran to send out a strong signal of national unity but if you talk to the people the majority i think is of course dissatisfied with the performance of the rouhani government the people saw the prices going up over the last couple of months they saw the value of their national currency going down and many. might lose their jobs in the next weeks so people are disappointed but to my impression the potential of
disappointment is still not big enough to be taken to the streets and on the political level washington says that it sanctions that there and at curbing iran's ballistic missile and nuclear programs and what it calls support for terror so ultimately do you think we're likely to see the regime back down there in iran. where referring to the public statements made by both the rouhani government and the religious leadership i'd say no i mean president rouhani went on television this morning and he repeated that the iranian government is not ready to talk to the united states as long as they keep up their precondition i think it's it's about finding a face saving way for bringing the reigning leadership to the negotiating table and to include the conventional weapons because after the lift of the of the sanctions in two thousand and fifteen iran substantially beefed up their support for the
lebanese hezbollah militia they are now posing a massive threat to israel and this is in my opinion the actual background for the us reimposing the sanctions but at the moment i think iran is not ready to talk about their conventional weapons and of course iran says that it's going to get around the sanctions but how exactly are they planning on doing that. well there are certain measures that have been taken over the last couple of days i don't think that the iranians really count on european support so what they did is for for example they reopened the chambre of the iran stock exchange trying to bring bias and sellers together of oil. and then there's another story. about eleven million barrels of crude oil being stored on tankers in the persian gulf. oil tankers switched off in order not to be found and tracked but on the other hand the. u.s. have established a force trying to detect and prevent iran from generating income
so i think what we are going to see over the next couple weeks is kind of a hide and seek game between iran and washington. correspondent your browser with the view from tehran thank you. and iran says that it is working with europe to set up a mechanism to bypass those sanctions let's bring in brussels correspondent teri schultz terry could this actually happen the european union maintains that it will happen just friday. federica mo green the foreign policy chief and the governments of france germany and the u.k. said that their results to both maintain the nuclear deal with iran and to maintain economic support for european companies doing business in iran is unwavering so the european union says it's setting up this so-called special purpose vehicle which would allow payments to go in and out of iran. bypassing u.s.
sanctions that's how how it's invasion and the e.u. maintains that this is going to happen although it's not operational today at the same time the u.s. has yet another lever and that is to demand swift that's the belgium based financial messaging service which handles most of the world's interbank messaging the u.s. says with test it cut off all the same sions iranian institutions and so if that happens it's hard to see how iran could get around to saying sions regardless of how creative they're being how about european companies themselves because we know that the united states has threatened them if they don't adhere to these sanctions are they likely to do so or not. yes we have seen european companies pulling out of iran and that's despite the e.u. itself threatening sanctions on companies that pull outs in. because of the u.s. sanctions so these companies are really in a tough spot because both brussels and washington are saying they must obey but
what we have seen is an exodus of european companies and some very big german companies among them deciding that simply their bottom line cannot support being in a confrontation with washington and that whatever losses they have to take by cutting contracts in iran and and possibly annoying brussels is going to be worth it. teri schultz with some initial indications here of how these sanctions are likely to impact european business thank you terry. well now in the united states democrats and republicans are making their final appeals to voters as the midterm elections draw ever closer the poll on tuesday is widely seen as a referendum on the trump presidency he's been crisscrossing the country to boost support for his party have a look. president chum or rice for the campaign's homestretch in his official plea it's how he's managed to appear at two to three events per day he's been addressing
his supporters in vast hangars his name though is not on the ballot he's hoping to win over undecided voters to the republicans by focusing on mass migration democrats are openly encouraging millions of illegal aliens to break our laws violate our sovereignty over run our borders and destroy our nation and throw many ways and we can't let. the president's message saying simple enough but america's election analysts are having a tough time gauging the trump effect the congressional elections are complex the constituencies candidates and demographics differ greatly across the country and texas senator ted cruz is up against democratic hopeful biso over ork one of his main issues america's obsession with guns. thousand people are killed in this country every year through gun violence new other developed country
on the planet even income schools each of these state and local races is also being seen as a referendum on president trump and many states the polling stations have been open for weeks and a record voter turnout is expected on cheezy. and let's get a quick check of some other stories making news around the world the death toll and violent rainstorms that have lashed italy for a week has risen to twenty nine on sunday floodwaters claimed the lives of nine members of two families vacationing together in sicily the severe weather has caused a massive damage and disruption across the country. saudi arabia has told the un human rights body that it will persecute prosecute excuse me the alleged perpetrators in the killing of journalist jamal khashoggi and in turkey a pro-government newspaper has reported that a saudi teen purportedly sent to investigate the slaying at the country's istanbul consulate instead worked to remove evidence. here in germany top leaders from
chancellor angela merkel's christian democrats are meeting at their berland headquarters to discuss the party's future without her a second point is whether the party should return to its conservative roots or remain more centrist as it has and america's leadership americal says that she intends to remain chancellor until elections in twenty twenty one but her replacement as party leader will be voted on during a wider party conference in december. he let's bring in political correspondent simon young who is standing by at c.d.u. headquarters simon where is merkel c.d.u. heading after suffering crushing losses in recent regional elections. here sirrah what the cd you need leadership meeting in the headquarters building behind me you have got to do is work out where the party is going as you say and
how to win back the support of their traditional supporters whether to stay with the centrism of anglo-american all or perhaps to the wheel to the rights and troy and back for instance some of those who in recent elections of drifted away from the christian democrats and given their supporting states to the far right party so that's what they are having to work out here and of course it's important that they give it to consideration these opportunities don't come off they don't come along very often and go america has been seedy you leader for eighteen years and the big question is whether or not she can make her chancellery last until twenty twenty one as she has projected with all these cross currents in her party right now welcome to the scenario simon. yeah i mean whether she is able to stay chancellor for the next three years really depends on who becomes
leader at least that's one of the key things to look at will it be her chosen successor and a great car and he's been described as meaning they're called she's the continuity candidate or will it be one of the right wing the front runners friedrich schmidt so you can spawn two names who have both been associated with criticisms of mer call with their criticisms of the migration policy but there are different aspects of her policy that they might want to change and it may be difficult for the party to know exactly which way it wants to go given that the economy in germany is doing well people have got jobs so it's all the aspects of policy that they've begun to worry about and if you have somebody who's a he's a real opponent of markel leading the c.d.u. party and that could make things very difficult for her and she might have to step back from the chancellorship in a year or so meantime leaders of her coalition partners the s.p.d.
they have also been meeting how serious simon is the situation there and how secure is the grand coalition. well the s.p.d. says electoral situation is extremely serious indeed they've been hemorrhaging support for election after election the last two votes in bavaria and saw them fall back even further they're heading some say for single figures pretty soon which would be disastrous for them so they've got to work out how they can present the voters with a clear idea of what social democratic policies are but at the same time they don't really want to upset the convent current government they're in coalition with angela merkel and probably many of them feel they should stay there because if they if they leave the government battleforce new elections and that might be an opportunity to voters to say well we've had enough of the s.p. deal together t w simon young standing in front of the headquarters of angela
merkel's party the c.d.u. in berlin thank you. you're watching news still to come on the program tapping into a new creative vibe in africa and contemporary art fair in nigeria showcases some of the best of the continent has to offer we'll take you. talk rather with one artist who is making it big. but first the cuban american singer. was the top winner at the m.t.v. music awards she took the accolades for best song best artist best video and best us act the show in the spanish city of bilbao also featured a stellar performance by singer janet jackson she gave an emotional speech about the abuse that she has suffered during her career. sisters united the ladies were in charge at the m.t.v. europe music video awards. and the monkees.
and leading the charge was camilla cabello with the hit that propelled her to stardom back in twenty seventeen. a van to climb to number one on several charts around the world after its release. to me of that at this year's awards the twenty one year old cuban american cleaned up during the ceremony in bilbao spain. she took home best video best us act best song and best artist. comedian will suspend us its debut. another leading lady stepped forward to receive the global icon award zanny cxi. janet jackson moved the audience with her me to acceptance speech after more than forty years of fighting her way through the male dominated music industry. i am one
of those women. women who have been gagged both literally and emotionally women who have been abused women who have been intimidated women who have lived in fear i stand with you you have the. checks and says artist all share responsibility to speak out against gender inequality crosses all borders recognizes the dignity of all people and of ferns the beauty of all faiths. pop diva nicki minaj also went home with both hands full she won the awards for best look and best hip hop a john run that has. historically offered little room for female megastars. outside on the red carpet the night's big winner camilla capello offered advice to
fans about following one's dreams and also this current we don't really go but yes very important come up a star studded night in spain. and out to the bundesliga where luncheon gladbach went into sunday's derby clash against a sadar knowing that a win would see them leapfrog buying munich into second spot and they did just that even if it did take them a little time to warm up. the only fire at the local davi came in the stands in the on the. clock back found it hard to break down a packed golf defense they were reduced to a few shots from distance and the home fans were not amused at the time. there was also a whistle at the start of the second period this time from the referee. i hand was adjudged to accompany the ball replay showed it had been a smart decision told him how did the rest with.
a midway through the second half i had was again the full guy with a poor pass. that back took full advantage and eunice hoffman made it through. the photos were coasting to victory and how it's going to third up to eighty two minutes. the homes of easily just will go off in the dumps. to second. west africa's biggest international art fair has opened a nigerian city of lagos art x. lagos showcases more than sixty artists from fifteen african countries the curator says that the fair is tapping into a new creative vibe that is transforming the art world across the continent did you met one artist hoping to get more international recognition. old seen cans used to be charge cards anything people would normally consider as wastes
gero kumar uses as grow materials for his acts works. and his latest series is called green cool. if you look at the fish which is why as a wrinkle series you can find a lot of grooves angering cause tell how much we have charted in this life and. the people who have more wrinkles from my experience have more stories. to cooma says as a checkout he always wanted to be an artist but back then it wasn't really recognized as a real job so it was difficult to get support from his parents to study arts i feel university. he had to struggle to pay for school himself. sometimes i have to. do. from print to card making justice system into portraits i did everything
started borstar did everything to try to pay my school fees. things are very different species days. there's a growing appreciation for arts in the country especially in lagos. public spaces at turning into canvases for artists they say the vibrant city fuels creativity. many people no longer. as just a hobby it's becoming more acceptable as a full time profession outis like she wants more exposure are brought. such as why he's x. a big scene and selling his ass walks that's west africa's first international art fair at ex lagos this one costs twenty five thousand u.s. dollars the fish is established and upcoming autists and galleries
from different parts of africa international curators and collect rose gallery assistants miri humbert says events like this help promote african artists i think that it's important to recognize the talent that we have within the continent and i think it's also very the timing is is is amazing as well i feel like there's a this really a creative vibe that's going through their entire continent where we are recognizing ourselves for our talents and we are showing them and being proud of showing our talent our x. takes place every year this is it said. she kumar says the fare has helped seem to receive more recognition outside the country but he says for him it is not about the morning it's he's like. now gary hart alford's is here and china is promising to open their markets
a bit more that's right despite the trade war with the u.s. president xi jinping has pledged to boost imports and remove market barriers but as far as details go he's keeping his cards close to his chest you now spend more in the form of a propaganda event president jean spoke at the opening of the china international import export shop where thousands of companies from around the world are exhibiting this week the u.s. has placed extra tariffs all around huff of u.s. imports from china and us threatens to intensify the problems with even more tariffs. well let's bring in our national correspondent susan was then about the front stock exchange. germany's economy is so dependent on exports and now finds itself right in the middle of the us china writes that our companies coping at the moment. well there are a few companies who believe that they can even benefit from the situation deutsche bank for example the boss of asia pacific you know just told the newspaper hundreds
blocks here in germany that he thinks he's bank can position itself in china as an alternative to american banks but of course this is an exception most of the companies here in germany are not happy about the trade spat or about the tariff so you see a huge amount of profit warnings during the last few weeks and months and now with the earning season underway here in germany of course many investors are nervous calmer just oh let's have a look at the markets around germany and europe how did the week's dollars. not bad i would say given that the german share index stacks gained around about three percent last week i think it's already positive news that the dax the markets here can't keep those gains today what's positive is that the banks in the european union all have passed the stress test of course there are
a couple of problems of course in italy some of the banks in germany really super stable in terms of capital but they all pass this is positive news that sort of is good for sentiment here. in frankfurt for us thank you. japan's softbank clogged the eightfold jump in profit during the last quarter of seven point four billion dollars the telecommunications giant said the rise was largely driven by the soft vision fund c.e.o. you're she's songs. transform softbank from a mobile phone company to an investment for plowing money into high tech startups he's been criticized for his close ties to saudi arabia half of the money comes from that song condemn the killing of journalist jamal khashoggi by saudi forces today but indicated that he will continue to do business with the saudi kingdom.
that's all your business news here is a reminder of the top stories we're following for you here at the united states has reinstalled the face of all sanctions on iraq measures targets all key areas of the country's economy to the oil financial and shipping sectors tehran says it will break the sanctions by selling oil. don't forget you can always good news on the go just download from google play all from the app store that will give you access to all the latest news from around the world as well as push notifications for any breaking news but also use the w. app to send us your photos and videos. to washington w news live from berlin more news at the top of the all thanks for watching.
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