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important role in the future. but you look at the list should start looking to do w. . this is d w news live from berlin the women take to the streets on international women's day. thousands demonstrate in turkey's largest city is goldman around the world people are marching protesting and striking in the name of gender equality also on the program the biggest demonstrations so far against
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president puts a clique of algeria protesters object to the feeling eighty two year olds plan to run for a fifth term as president. i'm calling asman welcome to the program police in the turkish city of istanbul have fired tear gas at demonstrators taking part in a band international women's day march many of the protesters were demanding the release of women imprisoned in syria the organizers say nearly fourteen thousand women have been jailed there since syria's civil war began almost eight years ago. mixed messages in turkey first lady m.n.a. i do on on friday saluted women in a speech at the istanbul stock exchange later for police women repels from bus pursed bridge to highlight women's contribution to society but the peace was.
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broken when thousands congregated at taksim square to demonstrate for women's rights police fired tear gas into the crowd and charge the demonstrators. even before the police intervened marches have plenty to criticize. you get a good one all that but let's be shared this women we do not exist in the eyes of feel sorry for what it was you know equality i get it we live in a male dominated society although i'm a political leader yeah and you can either have to take to the streets and make our voices heard because the turkish justice system won't listen to us emulators. in madrid women also took to the streets the demonstrators there were no less defiant but were not met by police aggression. many skipped work to protest inequality and gender violence a bicycle parade ended in a protest at the headquarters of the conservative people's party which had refused to take part in women's day activities. in india several hundred women month
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the occasion by marching through the capital delhi like their counterparts in other countries they called for full equality and an end to discrimination in the world's largest democracy. it was nineteen seventy five when the united nations adopted international women's day but actually began more than one hundred years ago in new york city here in berlin thousands took part in a march for women's rights the capital is the only state in germany to declare the day a public holiday. there's a festive atmosphere here at germany's biggest women's day demonstration but the issues a serious thousands of women and men marched through the center of berlin to protest pension poverty and inequality at work issues that affect women around the world including in germany. funnily enough there is no equality between men and women we don't get equal pay for equal work and that's why it's important to have
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a symbolic day like this to show everyone we're here and to continue our battle for women's rights. and how as a woman i think every day as women stay not just once a year but it's good that we can come out and say we stand together to help each other to empower women and to show how much love we have to give our own says i'm an aunt sophie believe it given. this is the first time that international women's day is a public holiday in reunified berlin many people use the day off to demonstrate for gender equality the world bank says there's still room for improvement when it comes to gender equality in germany which the bank put on thirty first place in their rankings that's ahead of the u.s. and china but below most european countries making international women's day holiday is berlin has done might help to take those issues as many less hearty berliners may have stayed home rather than go out to demonstrate in the work and
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some even doubt that making women's day a public holiday makes much sense. is for us good isn't it that it exists but it's not very important to me i'm already emancipated. in my own superior to whom i think it's important why because maybe there'll be an international men's day some time when it's a one minute talk. that much today is about women and has been for more than a century the people at this march are hoping it doesn't take another hundred years . yes to achieve gender equality. for all twenty eight members of the united states women's national football team a file of discrimination lawsuit against the u.s. soccer federation is just three months before the team sets out to defend the world cup title they won in canada four years ago the suit contends the players of the women's team earn less money and work under worse conditions than players on the men's team. d.w.
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has launched a page for women on its facebook profile to coincide with international women's day just log on to facebook and search for t w women. now to some of the other stories making news around the world venezuela's worst electricity blackout in decades has extended into a second day the government has close schools and suspended the work day in an effort to restore power it says the outage is due to a problem and venezuela's main i drew electric plant the opposition blames mismanagement and corruption. britain's prime minister to resign may has called on the european union to make what she called one more push to get to reveal a revised deal on brags that the u.k. parliament is scheduled to hold a second vote on the deal next week the prime minister has so far failed to gain the concessions that she says she needs to secure lawmakers supporters the. former u.s. army intelligence analyst chelsea manning has been jailed after refusing to testify to a grand jury investigating the wiki leaks website she says she objects to the secrecy
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of the proceedings and that she's already told authorities everything she knows manning served a jail term after leaking documents to the site in twenty. a capsule billed by the american company space x. as flash down off the coast of florida ending its test flight to the international space station if nasa deems the unmanned mission successful the capsule could carry its first astronauts into orbit later this year. algeria has. the biggest demonstrations against president abdelaziz bouteflika sense protest began two weeks ago the eighty two year old leader has ruled algeria for the past twenty years and is in poor health the demonstrations were mostly peaceful a policed used tear gas to block the road to the presidential palace and in several other areas of the capital state television says almost two hundred people have been arrested. this has been a common sight on the streets of algiers the past two weeks. the president up to as
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he's beautifully just assertion to run for fifty has led to protests all over the country many are jury and say they've had enough of the current government and their appetite for protest is undiminished. was. fine saying no to the regime. we need a better future for our children we did not live the good life but we want our children to live a better life was. the president confined to a wheelchair let's try to assuage public anger by promising reform. he has also lashed out against the protests saying they have been infiltrated by foreign powers . some even. still alive political activist rush station demonstration in front of the hospital in geneva where the president is reportedly being treated. there are forty million algerian so want to know where they are
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during president those he's beautifully because no one has seen him since his last speech in cities on may eighth two thousand and twelve where he declared publicly and in front of all algeria he would withdraw from algerian political life. in the process and try to lift himself as a candidate has to be for power now. and we're really grateful for all he did but it really is time for him to leave and allow other candidates to run for president if the ailing president is listening he shows no sign of honoring these demands. all right well i'm joined now by a journalist. in algeria who's been tracking this story for us first of all how much political support is there left for the algerian president. political support he had in the last fifty or even twenty years is that when dreaming. of cancer camp stands behind him was composed of a group of fractions within the business each year from political parties that were
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bucking and since he was elected in much ninety nine but also for powerful trade union federation egypt but in the last days with a lot of tensions with some of the parties that are betting that he turned to the yesterday and said we were members of the central committee also for members of parliament. publicly said that they were meeting the party and the parliament as well and. within that you should see other change in the federation we are seeing the same the leadership is still behind which is speaker but a lot of local branches and unions that says it's too much detail are publicly declaring now for days that they are not ducking. the president anymore and they are joining the protests i mean look beautifully guy he's eighty two years old he's been president for nearly twenty years as you mentioned his support is dwindling will these protests convince him to finally step down. there's no question that
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attributed to her will not run again she will not. be able to future for this very very clear all or this incident could put her conduct very well in the first time. protests in the streets and also in that case you could say that this is the biggest. protest movement the country is witnessing since nine hundred eighty eight so we're not talking about something that the slapping on a regular basis is a massive massive skunky wide protest movement what we have right now as well which might be the last. thing in the political coffin of what the future is called for a general strike of a lot of talk about a guy that's holding for a week or ten days but now it's getting home you can all like. this will he happen to separate events. or car are calling for a five day general strike starting on sunday the ten posts from march so when this
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reading materializes i think next week right because last day of which you just can't be able to maintain his presidential bid. journalist though if you are not sure in algeria for thank you very much for that update the albanian soccer federation says it suspended league matches indefinitely because of the referee's decision to boycott in the wake of violence against one of their colleagues last weekend club officials and fans of s.k. comms surrounded referee on the pitch hitting him several times banning f.a. expelled the club from this year's championship and find it around eight hundred thousand euros. now in bonus league of football all eyes will be on dortmund when they host stuttgart on saturday earlier this season you might remember dortmund held a nine point lead in the title race but now perennial champions byron munich have drawn even with them on points with only goal difference separating the two sides
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the pressure is back on dortmund to refind they're for. dortmund's captain marco royce was sorely missed royce's injury started in december keeping him sidelined for a period where the team suffered a dip in form but even without the superstar the table toppers could have not stuck more points than they ended up doing. we have to stay positive we always create enough scoring chances to win we have to eliminate the individual mistakes. despite the bumpy weeks in the bundesliga and the sobering in to do it means champions league campaign the fans remain one hundred percent behind their team over the first i believe that almost all teams have phases in the course of a season in which things don't go so well and that's what we just had. up the club wants to believe the crisis is over on saturday we'll find
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out if opponents stuttgart are willing to play along. the world junior figure skating championships are being held this week and they've been dominated by russia and a full podium sweep russian pairs won gold silver and bronze at the event in the creation capital grab on the star machina and alexander were in third place before the final performance but after a spectacular display they won enough points to take goal was the fourth podium sweep of the russian airs at the juno awards. all right coming up next is business with stephen beardsley what's on tap for coincide look at a report that talks about women still being a minority among top business executives and then we'll talk to one who managed to work our way to the top of one of the world's largest car companies that's coming up next in business so those stay tuned for that and in the meantime all the latest news and headlines are available around the clock on
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