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sions from around the world. every week on t.w. . plane. this is d w news live from berlin sudan's new interim leader says the country will have a new civilian government he trusts the nation saying the government will be in place within two years we also looked at the nighttime curfew which many pro-democracy demonstrators had to buy and they claim another victory as the country's security chief steps down hours after the country's new military leader quits also coming
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off thousands defy riot police in algeria to press their demands for democratic change it's the country's eighth consecutive past protest. and a game changer in gaza to meet the palestinian entities are using football as the title of their personal triumph. i'm calling osman thanks for joining us the new head of sudan's military council says a civilian government would be formed after consultations with the opposition in his first televised address to attend a general abdel fatah or honey said he was also canceling a curfew order by his predecessor a leader also said the transition period would last or a maximum of two years demonstrators have been keeping up the pressure demanding civilian rule. activists say sixteen people including
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a soldier have been killed in the two days since the army ousted long time president omar al bashir sudan's military chief stepped down just a day after he was sworn in as the country's new leader and the head of the country's intelligence has now resigned as well. as naval headquarters inside the military transition council is holed up outside a largely peaceful protests but with a clear message the sudanese people do not want to be ruled by the military chiefs who ended the thirty year regime of the veteran president omar al bashir. but the army is still very much in charge nash years immediate successor i want him in over a general links to the genocide in darfur lasted just one day in the top job before announcing his resignation he was replaced by another army commander on the plus side the new chief abdel-fattah han is not wanted for war crimes but protesters want a clean break with the old many of the demonstrators are young and they're actively
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organizing including setting up their own security they say more than a dozen people have been killed by security forces in recent days and they have already intercepted one car with explosives. and we also. have. calls coming in called with a. scope like a modern call to three. civilian called we call comes through we call transports. so they see the title so people. watch watch this no one not even the old is immune from being searched emotions are high but mixed. so this i feel like oh well. julie said that you feel like a friend yeah. i feel like i said the same time and believe me i know but i
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think. the protesters have to stay on the streets until a civilian not a military transitional council is in place. i don't even now in studio w.'s not. not i mean things are changing so fast on the ground we heard the latest news of don's interim leader announcing the formation of a limited civilian government within two years what do you make of that recent announcement it's interesting because he kind of made some concessions towards the protests movement to the. leaders. in contradiction to his predecessor who stepped down yesterday so it's not really known what's going to happen next because basically he said it's going to take two years that's was his produce is for disaster said yesterday so i'm not sure if the process would be happy with that that it's taking two years for them to have a transitional civilian government so we'll have to see how things develop in the
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next few weeks we've seen of course a few other victories for these protesters the defense minister abruptly stepping down that curfew has now been lifted will this all be enough to get those protesters off the streets or do you expect them to keep protesting. yeah this is actually part of what they were demanding the actually what i hear from from all the people i've talked to and all what will be given in the news people actually the more important thing is to have a civilian government as soon as possible now the. leaders of the protest. movement they've met today with the military council and it seems that they're making some progress they're coming forward and they're trying to reach a deal what is very important for the protesters and their leaders is to have the civilian government and not to have to be under military rule in the next. few
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years maybe five months we heard that announcement of the military perhaps handing over some power to civilians how much trust is there though right now between the civilians in the military this is the problem trust is a very. rare thing here because people they don't want this egyptian like scenario to repeat itself in sudan they saw that the military in egypt took over power and they ousted the democratically elected president and then they just stayed in power and now they have a kind of a massive crackdown on. kind of opposition so they don't want this to happen in sudan and that's why they are still protesting still demanding that really civilian government should. be in power as soon as possible another hang on a just a second we'll come back to you because we want to bring in a similar story that's been unfolding in algeria thousands of demonstrators there have defied riot police to stage a mass protest in the capital. friday in
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a row now an interim government has been announced has announced elections in july replace the ousted former president. but opponents there say the old regime is trying to cling to power just in a new guys. are coming back. strong similarities between what's going on the sudan and algeria how would you compare the two and perhaps even comparisons as you mentioned the arab spring and twenty yeah this is interesting because when these protests broke out and people started to magically comparing this to what happened in two thousand and eleven in tunisia and egypt so we see that the motives of the people why they go. to demonstrate where they take the streets are the same the dire economic situation the prize is very high of bread and you know basically the things. is in
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a very bad situation high unemployment especially among the youth and this is actually you who are. in the process the protesters are the youth they are taking the street you can imagine a country like nigeria is actually supposed to be rich. to the oil and gas and all these are natural resources of thirty percent almost of them are unemployed out of forty two. million people so the problem is really the youth needs to see a change in. it's to see really all this corruption and all this of the turn in regimes gone and this is what's happening now no jury and so down i think it's also sending a very strong signal to other african countries sub-saharan countries who look very carefully who which very carefully what's happening is for the jury of those young people in the streets they want change or not are also to us from desk thanks very
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much. now let's get you caught up on some of the other stories making news around the world indonesia's presidential candidates have ended their campaigns with large rallies ahead of wednesday's vote incumbent djoko we go to air is to be in the lead with promises of increased growth his challenger retired general probable sugianto as strong support from conservative muslims and some polls show an uptick in support for him. north korean leader kim jong un says he's open to a third summit with u.s. president donald trump but kim says washington will have to be more flexible and come to the table with the quote right attitude at the end of the year as a deadline to salvage the nuclear disarmament talks. india has been marking the hundredth anniversary of a massacre of civilians by british troops and ceremony opposition leader raul gandhi paid homage to the hundreds of victims of the massacre and the british high commissioner to india called it a shameful event in british indian history. on sunday people in
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finland head to the ballot box in parliamentary elections the nordic country will preside over the european union starting in july with what looks like a climate driven agenda but that's not something all finnish voters support. these students and one polar bear are on the move in helsinki like in other european capitals protest marches ford environment has become weekly here climate change is one of the hot issues for sunday's elections many fans say it will decide their vote you must know everything in. the warming doesn't wait for us. we need to stop it now. opposition supporters and young voters are expected to be out in force on sunday next to the greens the right wing populist triffids party is set to benefit paul showed they
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could emerge as the second largest political force in finland that's what strengthens anti immigrant sentiment in the national parliament and also out a bloc of vocal opponents to environmental policies finland a country which just five million inhabitants will take over the european union presidency in july politicians have already pledged to work towards an e.u. carbon exchange. the report on the international panel on climate change again reminded us. both by climate change to life on earth we can't walk away from science beside a trade i see many possibilities in this global challenge. a quarter finland lies above the pole are circle making the country one of the first to feel the effects of global warming climate change will be a high priority for the new finnish cabinet just how high it depends on the success
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of the climate skeptics who fence on sunday. sports now and there were some late drama on friday nights in the bundesliga game between norberg and. you could both put north america head in the eighty second minutes and the home side looks to be on course to pick up just their fourth one of the season but show him right back two minutes later there is that ball being diverted into the nets much as it scoring and that game ended in a one one finals. in formula one balls haribo to us as claimed pole position at the chinese grand prix it's a special one because it marks formula one's one thousand race which us if his team mate lewis hamilton the first place on the grid the mercedes were well ahead of their nearest challengers are already in mile alexander all bone and didn't even qualify he didn't make a qualifying take a look at this after a big crash luckily the tie driver walked away on hertz will start tomorrow's race
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from the back of the grid. all right now to gaza where football is giving palestinian n.p.c. victims new hope they were left disabled as a result of last year's violent border clashes with israeli soldiers they play using crutches and all of them are intense on winning gaza's first amputee football tournament this weekend. abdel-rahman a full never imagine stepping onto a football pitch again like the majority of these players twelve year old after a loss to live after being sharks near the gaza border. thought of so now the doctors gave me an artificial leg after that they call my father and told him that there's a football game for people with amputations now i come to train every monday and thursday but. the original absentee team was founded last year during mass
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protests by palestinians along the gaza israel border palestinian authority say more than one hundred twenty five people had to have amputations after being shot by israeli soldiers who are now enough players for an entire tournament. we started with five players but now we have five teams so if a person really wants to do something they will step by step. football provides these players with a sense of purpose that something simon baker knows all too well and that p.c. victim who self he's been involved in preparing the tournament any sport for somebody that's been for a traumatic incident or illness is a great way to rehabilitate people get back people back into so i city just because you've lost your leg doesn't mean you're disabled doesn't mean you're useless. no matter their age they all have a common goal playing the sport they love despite the difficulties that have come
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their way. good as new year's celebrations of kicked off and in some southeast asian cities that means epic street battles using water highland capital bangkok running modifieds with locals and tourists dousing anyone inside and in the streets of myanmar's biggest city gone even policemen of they've got to put a good soaking too there is a reason for all this good natured fun splashing water symbol. as is washing away the sins of the old man. watching the news from berlin more the top the hour thanks for joining us. live. here's what's coming up for the book going to sleep you have plenty to talk about here one. is tough take a look at what all that means for the paper of course.


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