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this is deja vu news live from berlin police and protesters face off again in paris anger on the streets of the french capital as the full weekend of yellow that protests across the country dozens have been injured and at least a thousand protesters have reportedly painted tanks police using tear gas and water cannons to control the crowds also coming up. the new leader of germany's strongest political party gets to work making a mark and a great crowd prompted karrenbauer to take over from chancellor angela merkel as chair of the conservative c.d.u. maxim's staying on as chancellor and now hoping her protege will help unite the party. the old.
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i'm rebecca riches thanks for joining me police in france have detained at least one thousand demonstrators as the so-called yellow vests protesters shut down parts of paris for a fourth consecutive weekend at least fifty five people have been injured in the french capital tens of thousands of police have been mobilized to control the protests across the country the movement was sparked by anger over a planned increase in fuel taxes and although those taxes have been scrapped protest is demanding further reforms. oh the streets of paris rebellion is in the air once again yellow vests in full voice. but they weren't and so on so long pockets of anger soon erupted across paris
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street battles with thousands of extra police out to go to city practically on lockdown. the uk to triomphe of pounds on a narrow side street a crowd tries to penetrate the barricade. police fire back with tear gas it takes just seconds to send them back gasping for air. elsewhere water cannons those out on the streets are angry at the government and furious at the police's response. force like to take i'm emotional today if not i wouldn't have taken to the streets i'm upset because there are people who don't earn enough to make a living who are a thousand euros a month. from. the government says it's listening scrapping its plan to hike fuel taxes but president emanuel mccrone hasn't addressed the protests this
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himself. francis interior minister met today not with protesters but with police you're also new violence is never a way of protesting the government has held out its hand made a number of proposals and made efforts now we have to sit down at the table and talk a little bit because we do. on the streets offices pluck demonstrators from the crowd officials say hundreds have been arrested so far as the government strains to bring another saturday of mayhem under control. and for more on this i'm joined by alex forrest watching from the news room he's been looking into the background of these protests now alex of course the french president been very keen to show his green credentials he was hoping that a plan his plan to hike the fuel tax would wane from a fossil fuels but it seems that plans backfired and yes it's massively backfired but let's just remember that this plan was actually agreed before maclin was even president and it followed on from those twenty fifteen the paris agreement in
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twenty fifteen where various countries around the world promised that they. we're trying to cut their emissions including france but of course mark carney is the man who's trying to force this through with the french people and he's been accused of being insensitive and not thinking of the little people who it's really going to hurt particularly those in the rural areas who rely on their cars so everything has exploded because of that and there's been a one particular man who comes from the south of france is called lenku tart and he was the one who in cash encouraged people to dawn they yellow vests for these protests and he told g.w. that he's not against attempts to try to protect the environment but that by trying to rise to put tax on fuel was not the right way to go about it. no actually we would all love to drive with clean energy but the government's plan doesn't stand up that's not how we're going to achieve anything we can't even pay
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for our cars mary show it's impossible to all buy electric cars or hybrids. we were really now president has now conceded to these protesters he's scrapping the tax tell us a bit more yeah i mean it just goes to show how difficult the difficult balance it is for people like mark on trying to push towards clean energy but while at the same time not costing the public too much unfortunately for the president the u.s. president on trump has waded into this round yet again he's put out another tweet this afternoon he has said part of it reads the paris agreement isn't working out so well for paris protests and riots all over france but while of course the world has really been focusing on these yellow vest protests particularly in paris that's been all the demonstrations that have been going on in various countries including in france and we should be able to see some pictures now of
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a protest in leone and this is a call for immediate action against climate change it's called the march for the climate protest and it's also happened in bordeaux also happened even in paris and just goes to show that there are still many many people who would strongly concerned about the environment they want to protect it but also proves just how difficult it is all these leaders who are trying to get the balance right between these two sides yes they want to protect the environment in the future but at the same time they're very concerned as has been proved in france about really asking the public to put their hands in their pockets and to pay even more to really conflict conflicting as we can see in paris today alex forrest watching thank you very much for coming in. now to some of the other stories making news around the world thousands of activists have been demonstrating in poland for faster action against climate change a much comes at the halfway mark of the un climate conference in the polish city of
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kut to reach a delicate from nearly two hundred states they're discussing how to implement the goals set by the twenty fifteen paris climate summit. six people including five teenagers have died and dozens are injured after a stampede in a nightclub near the italian city of and hung up police are investigating claims that the crush was triggered when a pepper spray like substance was released into the crowd during a rap concert sandwich a gun. at the peace talks for yemen the the rebels have said the country's main port of dado should be declared a neutral zone under united nations supervision the un wants to prevent an all out attack on the rebel held city by pro-government forces it's where most vital supplies enter yemen the four year civil war has caused a massive humanitarian crisis with millions to displaced and facing severe hunger. a u.s. jury has found the man who drove his car into a crowd of protesters in charlottesville virginia guilty of first degree murder
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prosecutors described twenty one year old alex fields jr as a white supremacist a woman was killed when his car hit people demonstrating against a white nationalist rally last year. oh after a close leadership battle and a great crime carabao has taken over from german chancellor angela merkel as leader of the c.d.u. on her first day in charge of the party's getting behind its new latest supporting her promise nominee for an important post she's now a potential successor to replace merkel as chancellor. angela merkel could barely hired her delight her preferred candidate on a good crop cotton bowl or is now the new c do you change in a tight contest she prevailed over her to run. but is obviously keen to keep both firmly in her corner. all smooth and most neither can we must all work together to continue this momentum we all have the responsibility to shape and
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sustain this great people's party of the middle i would be very happy if both young shannon to friedrich mertz would work with me to achieve it is also government up biden there were fears the contest which featured candidates with markedly different profiles could split the party but the defeated contenders urged unity. i would like to ask everyone now to give our new leader on a great calm column by our their wholehearted support to be thanked and election featuring such distinct candidates was a courageous and thoroughly democratic experiment for the c.d.u. it was a moment to celebrate even for those who didn't vote for calm. in the ten tortuous was no i'm not disappointed it was very close i voted for in the first round because as a young person he made the best impression on me that it would be mocked outside if
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it was clear early on that it would be a close vote i would have liked the result to have been different. if you like and that's what we've been talking to you the whole day it was going to be a very close contest but as long as the foton campaign of both fair and democratic i'm actually happy with it. now faces high expectations shall be measured not only on her ability to reinvigorate the party and win elections but also on whether she can succeed as chancellor. our political correspondent simon young is in hamburg at that conference and he sent this update. once again angle america has shown that she knows how to read her party and get the results that she wants and a great credit karrenbauer is a centrist who is temperamentally compatible with the chancellor and will help her stay in office for now at the same time she's rejected the idea that she's merely
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a copy of miracle and she suggested that she might back some tougher policies on migration for instance and all the right wing positions but as leader of the c.d.u. she won't be making policy she'll have influence what her real job is is to unite a party that many here feel has been divided by a hard fought leadership campaign and to why. in the regional elections there are some important ones coming up in eastern germany next year she can do it very it should be well placed in torino to succeed miracle as chancellor. going to sligo football now and dortmund have come away with a hard fought two one victory against their bitter rivals shell in the ruined in other results so far by a munich easily beat nuremberg fribourg stunned the lives there she hopes bug managed a draw with hoffenheim and leave a coups and snuck past all bug in the friday night's game bremen draw down disorder
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off despite a shaky first half that ended even at one all. but martin harnick change that after the break the striker gave braman the lead in the seventy first minute then just minutes after that goal the usa international josh sargent put the game out of reach in his first ever been as leader appearance a three one win for bringing. tonight's late game pits her to berlin against frankfurt and there are two games coming up on sunday first mites lock horns we've had over and bloodbath take on stuttgart in the late match. it's the most prestigious competition in south american football but this weekend the final of the copa a limited or us will be played in europe boca juniors take on rival river plate in spain's capital madrid on sunday after fan violence marred the first attempt to play the game in argentina two weeks ago the rivalry is intense even among the
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closest of friends. nothing can come between brotherly love can it meet the lopez brothers both here from argentina and both are in madrid for the second leg of the dog has but that's where the brotherly love hits a roadblock one is a boca juniors fan and the other a river plate and neither one is i know it's a shame truly it's a shame but as people say these days we're first brothers then rivals and there's a brother as i love him but i hate that he supports the right team. for both but he wasn't always like this the brothers used to be on the same page. when i was a kid i supported river. but i changed my mind overnight and started supporting boca i think you know what i think it was two thousand to one carlos tevez won the semifinal of the liberty daughters. orders
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a massive police force will keep drive offense apart in order to prevent scenes like these from two weeks ago the polka team bus came under attack from river fans and brenna cyrus that left some players injured. until then the lopez brothers are already in standoff mode with a friendly sing off in front of the santiago bernabeu a or glory gold out of. syria. and a reminder of the top stories we're following for you tear gas and tension on the streets of paris as the fourth weekend of yellow vest protests hits from. dozens have been injured and at least a thousand protesters have fainted times but tests have also spilled over to belgium. and the new leader of germany's governing conservative party on a great prompt caraballo has started making her mug winning a vote to employ
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a point an ally to a can position she takes over from under merkel as a chair of the c.d.u. although nothing remains chancellor. you know watching day w. news live from berlin wall coming at the top of the hour. nico is in germany to learn german. village been the reason why not learn with him online on your mobile and free to suffer from the w e learning course you can speak .


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