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in germany to learn german why not come with him simple online on your mobile and free to sell d w z e learning course nikos free german mating see. faces d.w. news live from the land a space x. rocket and an unmanned capsule blast off from florida if the test flight goes well the private company will be one step closer to launching astronauts into space from american soil for the first time in eight years also coming up. tens of thousands of algerians take to the streets calling for their president to step down one man
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has died and dozens have been injured in the country's biggest anti-government demonstrations since the arab spring. i'm rebecca races welcome to the program the u.s. aerospace company space x. has launched a rocket designed to carry astronauts to the international space station. off from cape canaveral in florida it's jittery it's the i.s.a.'s on sunday where all stay for just under a wake there's no one on board this flight but if it's successful we could soon see astronauts blasting off from u.s. soil for the first time since the space shuttle's ended. three to one here is that. this rocket could soon bring manned spaceflight back to the united
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states for the first since twenty eleven for space x. is fired or this moment was a long tell you in the making. it's been seventeen years to get to this point from two thousand to do now. and incredible amount of hard work and sacrifice from a lot of people after a program. well emotionally exhausted. because. those super stressful. but it worked. this time are right the only old cuban told board to create dragon capsule is a dummy it's connected to sensors to monitor what a human would experience nasa plans to put two astronauts aboard leecher this year how do they feel about it it. seemed like everything went smoothly all the way up until launch and so far so good so from our standpoint this is this is what you want to see you want to see the team hitting its stride. as we get ready to put
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people on these things. this test flight will measure the vessels reliability i'm safety in real life conditions it paves the way for one of musk's long held ambition xfer the future of space travel. we go back to the moon cern that's the goal. we should have a base on the moon. permanently right here in place on the moon and sent people to mars you know sort of on mars those who wish there a giant leap perhaps for now i must add nasa are a small step closer to sending ardent people into space. well our very own arrant hilton is here in the studio to tell us a bit more and why is this so important for the u.s. well on the one hand you have to remember the united states doesn't have the capability of sending its own manned missions to space and hasn't since the retired the shuttle system in two thousand and eleven so on the one hand it's a point of pride for the united states they want to be able to send their own
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missions into space on the other you have to realize that they are reliant on the russian soyuz system which is an aging rocket system and last fall there was almost that disasters aboard of the launch which almost cost the lives of several astronauts and cosmonauts but then also there's a new aspect nasa is looking to take this program into the into the new century they were betting on smaller companies the developed the new technology companies like space x. and boeing that they'll need to be able to to to establish all the moon base that. it was talking about there and so you know assuming it all goes well hope hoping that it does when we say real life astronauts being sent into space from the u.s. again well the next planned mission which could actually see a man start for united states could happen as early as july but of course that's dependent upon the sec's the success of the current mission is pretty well known that it wants to get people to mars by twenty three i mean is this a really important how how important is this stick in his why dicko well it's one step of many but it's also a very very critical step i mean space x.
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has proved itself with its dragon capsule and it's falcon nine in the past but it's only worked as a cargo farriers basically taking cargo from the u.s. from cape canaveral up to the i assess this is the first time that they're actually given the ability to prove that they could transport humans safely to the ice s. and back and of course the idea says is are foothold in space and when it comes to actually sending out those longer term missions to the moon to the more to mars this is a critical first step but it's one of many that have his company will have to take and test like thank you. u.s. president donald trump has hit out at his political opponents in a case beach to conservatives trump is under mounting pressure on both domestic and foreign policy after this week's a failed north korea summit and the explosive allegations made by his former lawyer in congress u.s. president has been addressing the conservative political action conference it's his third successive speech to the gathering which for decades has played host to republican leader is trying to criticize the democratic the democratic
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congressional investigations into his affairs. but they fight so hard on this which chant this phony deal that they put together this phony thing that now looks like it's dying so they don't have anything with russia there's no collusion so now they go and morph into let's inspect every deal he's ever done we're going to go into his finances we're going to cherokees deals we're going to check these people are sick. in algeria one man has died and dozens have been injured during a mass protest against the president there's been an arrest across the country since president abdelaziz put feet cat and mounted his bid to run for a fifth term in office the demonstrations are the biggest antigovernment protests since the arab spring eight years ago. it was the biggest turnout so far after a week of nationwide protests the demonstration in algiers started peacefully as
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thousands took to the streets after friday prayers. five by beautifully could they chanted and peace peace. large crowds also gathered in other cities. the protesters oppose president abdullah as e's bouteflika standing for a fifth term in elections next month they say he is no longer fit to lead and are fed up with his iron fisted rule. the it's simple we just want to change for our country we want a better idea only the middle twenty years are enough here that it assures we the people who are here protesting would only want change and freedom. later in the day violence flared police used tear gas and food with protesters near the presidential palace one elderly man reportedly died after being caught up in
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a stampede. earlier prime minister ahmed wadia issued this warning after demonstrators gave flowers to police. but we should recall. that in syria it also began with roses. food flicka who's eighty two is reportedly receiving medical treatment in geneva he suffered a stroke six years ago and has rarely been seen in public since authorities say the president does retain a firm grip on public affairs his opponents claim but flicka is too frail to lead the country they say algeria is being ruled by advisers in his name. and as the protests in algeria grow in strength they are being organized in large part on social media good i'll be reporting great is here to tell us more chad how are people using their own line networks to rally and gain support we've been speaking to activists on the ground and what they've been telling us that the
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protests have been organized quite spontaneously through tools like facebook missin and what this means is that people receiving chain messages in their personal facebook inbox from people they know when people they don't know are in these messages contain instructions on where to go or to rally and we've got one of these messages to show you this was sent to us by an activist in algeria on the ground he's a screenshot of one of the messages to organize the protests which began a week ago as i said it's giving instructions the dyson the time and the location of ways to gather in this case the twenty second of february at nine am and it says here where hoping to bring forty million people to the streets it says avoid bringing flags that are not the algerian flag and bring musical instruments and whistles and so it can be happy and joyful don't use violence don't engage with
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security officers let's let's be peaceful and what else sources have been saying there is that it's not quite sure who's behind these messages they choosing to stay fairly anonymous but as i said they are spreading very quickly and people are receiving either that message or very similar ones from all types of people in their facebook in boxes and organizing something like this on a public page would be quite risky in a place like algeria reporters without borders is saying that the government is muzzling the media there at the moment so that's why these things being done sort of secretly anonymously. what i like what are the types of people who are the types of people that are going out and protesting well it's generally young people so. university students young professionals we have to keep in mind. protests like these in algeria fairly rare but of course it's these upcoming elections that are kicking things into gear this this elderly sikh president once a fifth term in these protests is saying no will we don't want. head of the
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protests which began last week of course these are some of the pictures that was spreading on tools like facebook messenger a picture of the president with a big red cross serious face saying no to a fifth term we're calling for peaceful demonstrations in all of algeria's forty eight states on the twenty second of february on twitter. on twitter this message says no to a fifth term one of the b. hashtags in the algerian twitter is this one to a fifth term and people writing messages to the president saying we're not going to allow you to manipulate us so really interesting to see what people are saying in algeria how they're organizing this person saying we're not going to allow ourselves to be manipulated basically in that something that a lot of people are putting out there and they're obviously getting a lot of traction but trolling a bit short of the forty million that you mentioned in that coup and then that right i mean the protests have been going for a week they are gaining in strength but it doesn't seem likely that they'll get
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washed out many people out gerri great thank you very much for coming in. same's the call for action against climate change is being answered more and more by young people around the world since august tens of thousands of peoples in europe and as far and wide as a stranger in uganda have walked out of their friday classes to push for more ambitious carbon cutting targets young people in nigeria have also been taking action to secure the future of their environment. they call themselves the climate warriors of lagos. they are determined to take back the beach and turn it into what it once was the place for sea shells. yet this beach in lagos you can find pretty much everything you can imagine like a flip flop or just before i fall the tooth brush and of course all you all lastic know all of this of course belongs to us humans but it's about the villages young
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students who are on a mission to protect the beach for a generation for their future. every week they collect about fifty bags of trash and the more they clean the beach the more it's change is that. a change in my lifestyle. i do you think will use plastic and i have my what you can take to work in my recycling. bag to the market plastic waste is one of the biggest problems worldwide especially in places like lagos for single use plastic for example plastic bags is not prohibited. or in kenya. the thirty year old activist has been busy battling pollution since she was a student and. she quit her job as a lawyer it takes everything from you physically mentally you know you have to be
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one hundred percent in this if not you just where unfortunately children are the ones that are most affected it's really bad that we have so many plastics that come from the shows. i come here. and drink when you're trying to miss cleaning up the beaches just one of today's staff planting palm trees is a way to finish the state has a population of more than twenty million people it generates about fourteen metric tons of waste every day the work seems endless but for them not hopeless. some sport news now and in the bundesliga saturday's early fixtures saw five matches with teams from both ends of the table inaction shall cause disastrous a's and continued with a four mil loss to do so goals frankfurt struck late to the fate fellow european hopefuls hoffenheim bottom place nuremberg last one millett home to. leave it was
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unveiled fribourg and her to berlin defeated minds on munich kick off their match against blood blood back in just a few moments they could go level at the top of the table off the latest dortmund suffered a shock to fate in all out spoke on saturday on friday night scuse me on sunday got hosed to hanover and braman travel to vaults bug this is the date of the news next on the day that when he goes behind the same that's a big annual conical in cologne remember you can stamp to date around the clock on our website that's d.w. dot com. where i come from we have to fight for a free press and was born and raised in a military dictatorship with just one to be shot no and if you just pray for us when official information as a journalist i have worked all over the street for many candidates and their
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problems are always the same core to social inequality that the freedom of the press. should work on the for.

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