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this is news live from berlin clashes break out in athens as greek nationalists protest against a name change by a neighboring country which they say threatens phreak identity. the name change is part of an international deal under which greece would accept its northern neighbor calling itself north macedonia the greek parliament is due to vote on ratifying the unpopular agreement in the coming days we'll go live to athens for the latest also coming up. the democratic republic of congo's election crisis
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deepens the constitutional court has. declared. victory as valid but his main challenger is calling for protests we'll go live to conciousness. and the business leaders front runners respond to the pressure and this is the first weekend back from the winter break just get past their fierce rivals life seek to maintain their perch atop the german li. spicer welcome to the program and we start in the greek capital athens where nationalist groups are protesting a deal to settle a nearly three decade old name dispute with macedonia under the agreement struck last june greasewood approved. of its northern neighbor relieving is the republic
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of north macedonia in return things would drop its objections to the balkan country joining both nato and the european union but the deal has been hotly contested in greece prime minister alexis tsipras narrowly won a confidence vote in parliament on wednesday after his right wing partner left the coalition to protest the agreement. you correspondent and. asked why so many greeks are angry about this deal very simple for the greeks they refuse to relinquish the name macedonia simply because they believe that it harbors territorial designs on greece's province of macedonia which is in the north and this is a region also which gave birth to greece's most revered ancient warrior alexander the great and they want the government to hold
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a referendum on what they are saying is a very very important and divisive national issue and given the fact that the government here is teetering on the verge of collapse it is gone effectively into a tailspin after its coalition partner resigned last week they believe that the need for a referendum is so much more imminent and definitely needed because of the political developments here. and now to some of the other stories making news around the world residents of the northern irish city of london derry have been evacuated after a suspect suspected car bomb explosion police in the city also known as derry say there are currently no reports of casualties after the blast on saturday night leading politicians say the blast was terror related fear of a renewal of decades of sectarian conflict has been mounting in northern ireland
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since the vote. and the death toll from the pipeline blast in mexico has risen to seventy three scores more were injured authorities say the pipe was ruptured by a suspected fuel. it exploded as hundreds of locals crowded around it to fill containers with spilled gasoline. and rescuers in spain have begun drilling a tunnel in a bid to rescue a two year old boy who has been trapped in a well for six days the child fell down in an unmarked well shaft near the city of nearly a week ago but until now conditions were not favorable to begin drilling. in the democratic republic of congo the dispute over last month's presidential election is deepening the country's constitutional court has confirmed the victory of opposition leader fades just a katie dismissed a challenge by rival martin for you lou who says he's the real winner election observers from the catholic church and results leaked to the media both indicate
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the one dozens of people have been killed in unrest since the provisional election results were released but just a katie insists he won fair and square and says he has brought democracy to congo. the congo we are going to build one b.n. divided congo field with height and tribalism. going on this is the culmination of the struggle of congo its founding fathers and it is the beginning of a new struggle one in which i willing gauge the congolese people. correspondent wendy bash is following the story for us in the congolese capital kinshasa wendy just a katie calls this the arrival of democracy in congo what do the congolese think. i everyone. needs people on tilt them was waiting for change there was waiting for everyone who acted they make most of the people at ip it's because he did people
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defending you katie but if you say no you can't and then school people would. say i was very upset and waiting for the incoming. just and go and also a level of situation as you probably know on the a you the african union wasn't too happy with the code and the european union also and that they made also its statement are essentially so i mean do is it any values i can see like that what people see and hear some of you think katie and for you too and also a good liberal. so it's a split in the country as you were saying tom you know for mr is this the end of the battle for him over the election outcome or is there a way for him to fight back. because i you know actually if you read take
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don't you then they got a point of view i think every sunday and he did it because the work to do so no cold war did last. week that would be people like waiting for go now here in this country everything at the national level and the liver everything and but the price you want to call that yesterday the president credit i mean besides that waiting for david agus and the african union so maybe they wait when these people are waiting for them he has to morrow we are waiting to see what the african you know you say but here we all did make us cool. and for mike to say who i mean i don't cry for. ok thank you i was the wendy in concetta thank you.
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and it's been a day of upsets at the australian open including that of defending champion roger federer the thirty seven year old swiss man lost to twenty year old stefanos to us a greek player with a huge following in melbourne because of the city's huge greek speaking population germany's own city campbell was knocked out of the terminal term term in it tournaments pardon me by the american danielle collins canberra won the tournament in twenty sixteen and was the second seed this year and australia is celebrating ashley barty's three set win over maria sharapova bharti is her country's top ranked women's tennis and cricket player. and the bundesliga now and with second place byron munich winning on friday night the pressure was on dortmund to wind last night at leipsic even without the presence of team captain marco royce the league leaders got the job done. leipzig were hoping their
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young gun t.-mo vanno would be able to break his dortmund curse he'd never scored against them in eight just league clashes. meanwhile dortmund coach didn't have his two top scorers in the starting line up with marco toys out injured for the first time this season and mario good segue getting the nod instead of pocket. and it was a good son who had the first chance for the visitors but he behemoth just managed to clear the ball away. then with almost twenty minutes gone dortmund did hit that target midfielder axel vits so hammering home for the one nil leads the belgian second goal of the season having scored the other the first time these two teams met after that the game hit a bit of a dry spell leipzig lack of precision in their attack like here with the ball landing out of the reach of use of pulse and. in the second half maximillian feel
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the charge towards the leipzig goal but blew his chance to double the lead still it was dortmund that created the better chances. came on as a sub and had the best chance of all shortly before the end but the ball didn't fully cross the line as confirmed by goal line technology. in injury time leipzig launched last gasp attack but my taste cool headed into the side netting one meal the final score the red bull's first home loss this season league leaders dortmund ran out victorious in leipzig for the first time ever and got twenty nineteen off to a great start. now laver kazan's poor start to the season led to a coaching change in the winter break and the new boss peter bosch promised to bring attacking football back to the club against third place gladbach that's. style of play didn't produce the needed goals. after
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a year away pets of bosses back in the. despite his debacle in dortmund he's tasked with guiding a talented leyva queues inside up the table his team wasted no time trying to impress the new coach twenty seconds in kevin fallen suggest failed to connect with the cross fall into one of three strikers in the starting line up and behind him were union brands and chi habits that pavel both involved in this chance brand with the crafty footwork have a still night by young zama. dominated crowd back sat back waiting for their moment to strike when they did it was a sucker punch from allison five i one nail after thirty seven minutes prior scoring with brad back first shots on goal. bush needed more potency from his side after the break the only goal was more frustration the hosts missing a string of chances have it here and then carry better robbie he needed just that
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little bit more. i played accusing finished with twenty two shots on goal the only stat that counts is the final score ball shot through losing stout. maybe they had two chances in the whole game i think we had at least ten big chances but in full in the end it's about scoring goals and we didn't so that's why there was a spin on for help because i'm really happy i was in the right place a couple of times you know three good points a great start to the year and so on and so. you can rely on zama is a clean sheet of the season right back keeping pace with the title contenders. and another bundesliga play on saturday braman came away with a win against hanover and it only took one goal letter she got found the right place to be in the first half the twenty two year old counts down a block shot from point blank range one nil the final score.
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now the italian city of new terror has kicked off its year as the european capital of culture once one of italy's poorest cities is in the midst of a tourist boom and is poised to play host to a variety of cultural events in twenty nine teams at the core of the city's turnaround have been its ancient cave homes once derided as a national disgrace they're now fuelling a mini renaissance. materie marked the beginning of its tenure as europe's capital of culture with a nighttime celebration today the city of sixty thousand residents is best known for its ancient cave dwelling. but in the past materia had a reputation for high levels of extreme poverty located in an economically backward part of italy materials rates of infant mortality used to be fifty percent. living conditions were crammed up until the one nine hundred sixty s.
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residents often lived side by side with farm animals inside the cold and caves but now there is optimism a terrorist fortunes will be brought her. yes i'm hopeful that things will change now our children have long departed i hope more jobs will be attracted to. since the one nine hundred ninety s. many of material houses have been turned into holiday homes luxury hotels constructed for well heeled tourists went to terra should not turn into a kind of disneyland that would be its downfall it's a fragile city. for italy's prime minister giuseppe conti material has become a prestige project but for the people of this engine city its new status is european capital of culture is an opportunity to term a terrace dream of a prosperous future into reality.
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