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blah blah. blah. blah blah blah blah blah. blah blah. blah blah. blah. this is the deeds every news live from berlin delays and allegations of fraud mall congo's long awaited presidential election votes are currently being counted in what could herald the country's first peaceful transfer of power since independence opposition leaders say they will be consequences if the vote count is interesting also coming up. in bandra danish prime minister schakowsky of the winds a report good turn by a landslide but her rivals say her victory was a fraud. and the force is with us again as we look back on the highlights of two
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thousand and eighteen we visit a stall war school in moscow where students are taught how to save a fight. i'm christine one goal welcome to the program. a tense waits for people in the democratic republic of congo as fights are counted following sunday's presidential election millions cost their ballots in the lead which could see the first peaceful transfer of power in decades but questions over its fanous on with accusations off delays and irregularities especially in opposition areas. eager voters refused to give up at the ballot box election day is over in the democratic republic of congo but by nightfall many had yet to cast their vote frustrated by
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turmoil at overburden polling stations scenes like this one in the limits a district of conciousness were not uncommon long lines stonewalled by malfunctioning machines. in the city that we've been here since this morning and it's dark already but we're here and we will vote no to that because we called the technician he came but. the card is missing the memory card the well as vote counting gets underway in one of africa's largest and poorest countries the significance of the election is palpable this could be the d.-r. sees first peaceful transition of power since again independence from belgium in one nine hundred sixty long time leader in strongman joseph kabila is stepping down after nearly eighteen years at the helm of the main opposition candidate martin for you lou and others allege that the vote has been marred by rig machines voter suppression in opposition strongholds and general mismanagement. says even.
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all these irregularities will certainly have a negative impact on the election process but the coalition will make sure that there are consequences when the time comes. because the polls. really. are legations rejected by president kabila as preferred successor emmanuel rama zani should honor you. live there. i have just voted and i am now satisfied because today is the result of deal lector all process we started several years ago and. i think victory is on my side and that tonight i will be president. of the. congolese voters will have to wait a week for provisional results a new leader could be installed by the middle of january. all right when she is in
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kinshasa and has been following actions for us there hi windy so there were some irregularities at some polling stations as we've seen in our piece was this a fair election. granted there the election was fair the nation was out. there was when people didn't have the chance to friend their name underneath their drawers and do that. so i guess is that the rate of participation was very low even if people wanted to vote but the race was low and everything went. ok so a lot of doubt there about the credibility off office election but opposition leader martin fi you lou has strong support and we saw that in the run up to this vote does he stand a chance against campiness protege emanuel shot a he. i don't believe i can say that he has a chance but matters is really popular in many parts of the country in kinshasa and
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in other places like in the east but of the party where the country where the election was dismissed for example but there is also and i did hear of your position since you think also has many people would trust him so there is a history mainly just not as i'm telling you because he and emanuel have as i said there and we don't know exactly when. but if they lection he stared and the result is was people voted for i don't think him and then i'm as i'm sure they're a as any chance you can says i to be the one we be chosen by the people. all right talking about the people right now you've been talking to sources at polling stations what do they want from the next president what are they told you. people tell me is it that they want change laws then everything they want to live in their condition they want the next president to be very involved in social issues they
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want someone who will bring peace they want someone who is being bring jobs because people. don't have jobs and they want someone who is very very involved in changing the face of the congo is visually at international level also. r.s.s. feed m.p.'s wendy fashion reporting from kinshasa for us of course that results coming through in the coming days thank you. another election now in bangladesh as prime minister shake us in a has secured a third term in office ofter a landslide victory in the country's divisive national elections the electoral commission ses has seen this coalition won two hundred eighty eight out of three hundred seats in parliament but opposition members have rejected the results as richt amid widespread allegations of voting irregularities. to some she's a humanitarian to others she's an autocrat shaikh has seen the daughter of the
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founder of bangladesh now set to serve a third straight term in office hasina is credited with boosting the economy and giving refugees shelter to her supporters her victory represents both hope and security. expect the new government to keep their promise of creating more jobs for young people and also to increase the age for working in the government sector. hopefully they will continue with the progress they've already made. we feel safe under this prime minister and we believe we will be safe under her in the future. we have many hopes and wishes as she cosima is the daughter of. but sunday's vote was plagued by allegations of vote rigging and voter intimidation has seen as critics accuse her and her party of authoritarianism of detaining opposition candidates and supporters despite heavy security election campaign
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violence spilled over into voting day with clashes turning deadly opposition alliance leader come out hussein has called the vote farcical and is seeking fresh elections. situation that has been created by appallingly bad election can be corrected by holding appropriate elections under a neutral ministration of the election commission of this election and behold another election as early as possible under a neutral administrative dozens of candidates withdrew from the race before polls closed the rival parties have been jostling for power for decades but with a key opposition figure imprisoned and the alliance on the back foot sheikh hasina is likely to retain her post. it's been almost eight years since the outbreak of syria's civil war a conflict which began with protests against bashar al assad has killed some four hundred thousand people and displaced millions more assad's government is now in
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control of nearly two thirds of syria after a string of victories one of those was in the scene of some of the most vicious fighting and humanitarian crisis reconstruction is now underway but the city's children bear the scars of war. that they chant god syria bashar bashar al assad's government is now in charge of the city and the school this footage was obtained under the supervision of governmental authorities two years since the battle for aleppo the memories remain to fit the fallacy. called love it was raining bombs on the buildings and onto the streets you couldn't move around here you had to stay at home there were some friends around and sometimes we'd be together but once a bomb fell close by and i got hit on the arm. the twelve year old lost his father in the conflict he his family and his home were collateral damage in syria's
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vicious war. it's a common story among the children my returning to school. like that many have lost several loved ones not just a parent or a brother but several family members there were a lot of casualties and deaths in this area he. reminds us of the trauma are everywhere this teacher did not want to show his face afraid that islamist fighters may still be lurking. but he points out the ruins of the neighboring school and says that jihadi is imprisoned their opponents their. ideological divides have shattered syrian society but staff want the school to be a place where children can be children. volved in politics if we did it could bring about conflicts. we're not trying to find out he was on whose side by the mothers he the children study in clubs and coats it's
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cold and the school so has no electricity for heating much of aleppo a stint in marion's the government wants the world to see a rapid return to normality but for these boys the wounds of war will take longer to heal. in sports russia is running out of time to meet a deadline to hand over a computer data from its drugs history in the war a tree in moscow access to the data was a condition for the controversial lifting of the three give bad on the net that followed the state's oncet doping scandal and russian spores any of this month officials from that's the world anti-doping agency were denied access to the data russia risks another band if it doesn't comply with the condition. japanese ski jumper rio you kobayashi has won the opening round of the prestigious four hills tournament in germany kobayashi edged out of the competition in build his stall for largely thanks to his huge first jump off one hundred thirty eight point five
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meters the victory gives him a chance of becoming the first japanese athlete to win the tournament since one thousand nine hundred. beginning is coming to an end and it's time for us to take a look back our correspondents have filed exciting reports from all over the world such as this one from moscow where the force seems to be strong that's right we're talking about stall wars the russian capital is home to the world's first light saber fighting school. in a galaxy not so far away a group of jet i warriors are honing their lightsaber skills students at moscow's saber fighting school train every week for performances and even take part in official fencing championships. daria has been training here since january and is preparing for her first duel with the nineteen year old has loved star wars since she was a child. that could be it up to my it's a great hobby because it's very physical it increases your insurance even your
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immunity plus of course we are all big fans of star wars. fun don't know if this is his name or in the this is the world's first lightsaber fighting school it was founded in the year two thousand around fifteen august just come for lessons regularly and kids get taught for free loving the star wars films isn't a prerequisite for the sport but it certainly helps signifies a proportion people are saber fighting is very popular because by taking a lightsaber in your hands and trying to imitate the movements of the characters in the films you can live your dream and become them. the reason i devoted crowd has gathered for the schools performance at the moscow comic convention even though the star wars films weren't officially released here until the final years of the soviet union many russians say they consider them classics. there are a lot of reasons why i love the films it's memories from my childhood in many ways for me star wars is
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a symbol of who i've become what i was placing the best universe in the world no one has come up with a better one here for i've loved star wars since childhood. parents watched it my uncle everyone went crazy for it i should just. hire dora. to go see it with all my heart. the members of moscow's saber fighting school have taken their love for the film franchise to another level daria and her jet i partner have been training for this performance since summer. these fights are exact reconstructions of scenes from star wars. one from my guy they were fighting helps distract me from everyday problems in my studies with my parents and so on so i think i just dive into this amazing world of fencing into the world of star wars. daria is still in initiate in the jet i order but patience
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she must have until then she and the others from the school hope the force will be with them. all right you're watching the news live from berlin wall coming at the top of the allenton you can get all the nation's news and information around the clock that's when all we have to eat up to talk thanks for joining to see the next hour. john the. one argument is policy it's a real policy because there's no rubbishing about everyone writes that only him on their own cut and then we can. and you know what the great thing is you know i mean .

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