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this is. from berlin tonight the u.s. president's former attorney pleads guilty to lying to congress over drunk and russia plead drawing sharp criticism from the u.s. president truck claims that michael cohen is just trying to get a wider prison sent. to washington for the late steve meanwhile the president from his canceled a meeting with russian president vladimir putin over the crisis with ukraine the german chancellor merkel she's calling for calm the president of ukraine is urging
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nato to intervene nato says that will probably not happen. also in the show german prosecutors raiding the nation's biggest bank investigators want to know whether staff at deutsche bank helped criminals a longer money by funneling it into offshore tax havens. i'm good to have you with us u.s. president donald trump's former personal lawyer and confidant michael cohen has pleaded guilty to lying to congress about a trump real estate deal in russia cohen told a court in new york today that he had made false statements to a u.s. intelligence committee about a plan to build a trump tower in moscow he's already pleaded guilty to other charges and is cooperating with special prosecutor robert momos investigation into possible
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russian interference in the twenty sixteen presidential election. oh president trump has denied working on that real estate play and he says that michael cohen is live trying to get a lighter sentence. it was convicted of various things unrelated that. he was given a fairly long jail. and he's a weak person. by being weak i'd like other people that you watch he's a weak person and what do you try to do is get a reduced sentence so he's learning about a project that everybody knew it i mean we were very open with. well despite what mr trump is saying michael cohen has not yet been sent to the states not due to happen until the twelfth of december what was going to our correspondent minds whether she's on the story for us tonight from washington good evening to you miles so how does this affect the more investigation into allegations of russian interference in the twenty six thousand presidential election while the dots to
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connect tonight. well one of the revelations coming out of this guilty plea this morning is that looks like michael cohen is in fact cooperating with robert mueller in his office and his investigation which is something that was not clear beforehand but this guilty plea that was entered this morning really throws throws up the curtain on something else that looks like it was going on during the presidential campaign and we also have to point out that we don't know what moller knows and this is just another sort of a link in the chain another small step forward in this story that's been unraveling that people are expecting to come to a head possibly even before the end of this year. what do we know about these alleged russian real estate projects that mr cohen says he lied about. one of the biggest link in this chain as we've said is that michael cohen was
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saying these plans to possibly build a trump tower and moscow had fizzled out somehow in january of two thousand and sixteen but what we now know is that in fact talks were ongoing and then candidate trumped our president was in fact aware of it and in the loop on these real estate dealings that were going on as late as possibly june of twenty sixteen that's well into the presidential campaign and it raises all sorts of questions as to what exactly trump's connection with russia is what his financial dealings are because as we know france he has the president has routinely deny that he has any financial dealings any interest in russia. we're going to come back to you in just a moment we're going to talk about the u.s. president now in that g twenty summit shortly after speaking to reporters in departing for the summit in argentina president trump said that he would be canceling his meeting there with russian president vladimir putin mr trump made the
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announcement on twitter blaming russia's seizure of ukrainian vessels near russia occupied crimea last sunday and here's the tweet based on the fact that the ships and sailors have not been returned to ukraine i have decided it would be best for all parties concerned to cancel my previously scheduled meeting in argentina with president vladimir putin i look forward to a meaningful summit again as soon as the situation is resolved the criminal says that it has not been informed of any cancellation. that was posted shortly after air force one to call for the some in argentia. has the white house said anything else about this sudden change. in mr trump's calender. we haven't heard anything else yet from the white house per se but what we do know is that trump faced a lot of criticism not just from the usual suspects of his detractors and the
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democrats but also from within the republican party himself itself after the summit with president putin in helsinki and there were a lot of concerns over what exactly trumps posture towards president putin meant that he was maybe a little bit too for a little bit too conciliatory and that is possibly just one of the many reasons swirling around as to why this was so abruptly canceled our correspondent in washington my us waiter on the story for us tonight my thank you. or ukraine's president petro poroshenko has called will need to intervene if russia invades but nato has rebuffed him saying it already has a strong patrolling present in the region ukraine's prime minister was in berlin today seeking support from german chancellor angela merkel but not military support . a warning for europe ukraine's prime minister visits berlin
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calling for support in the escalating conflict with russia his country wants nato to send ships to the sea of our resolve to provide security. to should be abolished the should the recent russian aggression in the sea of as of could happen anyway the world should realize this it also affects europe. but german chancellor angela merkel has rebuffed the request for military support saying words not weapons are needed taught since the bitter despite the current situation we ask you claim to be smart because we can only resolve this in talks with one another because there is no military solution to all of these conflicts this kind of military listen to his own ideas else and on that some get the merkel has blamed russia for sparking the conflict which began on sunday in the catch straight between russia and the annexed crimea peninsula russian forces attacked and seize three ukrainian vessels and their crew and is prosecuting the sailors for violating its borders the ukrainian
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intelligence agency now says it has recordings that show a russian fighter jets and helicopters fired on the vessels during the clash at sea . in the port city of mariupol close to the border ukrainians are unsure what the recent imposition of martial law will bring. that means we're carrying on martial law hasn't brought any particularly harsh restrictions with it. of course there's a risk of more conflict with russia within a war with them for four years already especially now after what they did to our ships. asham listening in the movie if you look at martial law change in my life if anything if this is my fifth year as a refugee. i left everything it down just and came here martial law isn't going to help me which is. nearby the saber rattling continues with russia parading its missiles in crimea. and ukraine showing off its defenses.
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neither side shows any sign of retreating from a fight. well here's some of the other stories now that are making headlines around the world congo's health ministry says the current ebola outbreak in the east of the country is now the second biggest in history with more than four hundred confirmed and probable cases efforts to curb the epidemic are being hampered by a surge of violence in the area thousands of opposition demonstrators have marched through the zimbabwean capital harare the supporters of the m.d.c. party accuse the government of rigging july's election it's the first rally since a deadly crackdown on an election protest back in august. we here in berlin germany's parliament the boldest talk has backed the united nations migration pact while making it clear that that agreement is not binding in may not ever be put into effect here anyway the pact aims at safe orderly and regular migration and
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it's the first time that the un has created global objectives to tackle the challenges surrounding migration not all countries support the deal and not all members of the boom this talk do why. these migrants have made it to dry land in monika this year spain has received more arrivals than any other e.u. country. only a small percentage end up in germany but the un migration pact has prompted a heated debate in the bundestag in berlin german foreign minister us went on the offensive accusing those against the pact of distorting facts he says it isn't true that countries would lose their ability to decide who is allowed in or that it would lead to a mass unregulated influx of people with dementia is says quite plainly in the preamble to the pax the national sovereign rights and no. nor are they being transferred elsewhere. those in favor of the pact see it as an answer by the
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international community to an issue that cannot be solved by countries working alone the far right alternative for germany don't agree yet the oath so the act propagates unconditional migration is nothing more than an irresponsible invitation for global migration to germany without limits stance the other parties reject. a f.t.s. latest lie as that we intend to increase migration but the text says explicitly it should be reduced people should return home to build their lives whenever possible . thank you and they should show their real ugly face they should dare to stand here and clearly say that they believe migrant should not have human rights. in a boost for the governing coalition a clear majority voted in favor of the pact but the bundestag declared that it contains no one for civil rights or obligations and would have no legal effect in
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other words germany won't be obliged to do anything about migration. were german prosecutors have raided the offices of deutsche bank as part of an investigation into money laundering the inquiry is based on revelations made in the twenty sixteen data link known as the panama papers and suggested that bank staff had helped criminals follow money into offshore tax havens. police vans surrounding the headquarters of germany's biggest lender if deutsche is image wasn't already in tatters it certainly is now. the banks accused of helping clients hide money and crime their suspicions are based on revelations contained in a set of leaked documents known as the panama paper is. different after. a suspicion of rows in the summer is august two thousand and
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fourteen really not after the federal criminal police officer evaluation from the parliament papers the so-called offshore leaks. bodies are also this evaluation that the suspicions of deutsche bank was helping clients set up so-called offshore companies in tax havens. for dollars from their money is said to have floated deutsche bank with the bank reporting any suspicion of money laundering and so i started talking. these are the kinds of allegations that if true could bring down an already embattled bank deutscher was quick to present its view of the events. yvonne don i live there live and then from we believe we've provided all relevant information to the authorities regarding the panama paper case of course will now cooperate closely with the public prosecutor's office in front for us it's also in our interest that the suspicious facts are quickly in entirely care dump attention
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will now turn to torch his boss christiane thieving he's only been in the top job since april but he's been at the bank for decades he is ready faces the challenge of reversing years of losses now is really up to him to address accusations that torture hasn't only been mismanaged but involved in far shady or potentially criminal business. or sports news now into german teams played early europa league matches on thursday evening but neither of them was able to come away with the when they were whose and drew one all at home with bulgaria inside. the visitors ahead in the sixty ninth minute but mitchell equalized for indeed any good and in the battle of the red bulls or be like the last one nil away at their austrian sister club salzburg frederic goldberg their goal scorer there in the sub in the fourth minute. all right you're watching live
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from berlin for all of us here in berlin thanks for the company will be back at the top of the. next have to see that. and in the end this i mean you are not allowed to stay here and we will send you back. are you familiar with this. with the smugglers with clients of. what's.

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