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this is the news live from berlin protesters in sudan demand an immediate transition to civilian rule pressure from demonstrators has already toppled two presidents in a week but the people want democratic leaders not military will. also coming up officials in south east africa plead for more aid after cycling a month after the storm the u.n. says hundreds of thousands of people are still at risk. the squalid conditions facing palestinian refugees in jordan that's a cuts to u.n.
funding by the trumpet ministration decimate services on the ground. plus byron land the latest blow in the bundesliga title race they put a training ground fight behind them to thrash distal docs that was at the very back at the top of the table. i'm sumi so much scouts got to have you with us in sudan thousands of people have held fresh protests to demand that the country's military hand over power to a civilian government massive anti-government demonstrations helped push longtime president omar al bashir from power last week a military council replaced him the council has removed some top officials in a bid to placate protesters but demonstrators are keeping up the pressure in hopes of seeing their demands met in full. there's dancing in the streets of cartoon
a sudanese capital but along with the ongoing relief that the military has ended decades of oppression under former president omar al bashir there are fears that the generals will now keep the power for themselves the crowds outside army headquarters demand an immediate handover of power to a civilian transitional government. the new government a real civil government a content. people with qualifications no only military people better be able not only protect our country protect our nirvana the new military council held its first meeting on sunday it's trying to placate the opposition saying it will only rule for a maximum of two years while democratic elections are organized. a quarter of. the opposition forces are in charge of appointing the prime minister and his cabinet for a civilian government. who are calling on them to have
a united force but the crucial decision of who will become president is one the council wants to keep for itself and some of its members were key figures an alibi she is regime. the demonstrators say they'll continue their peaceful protests until there is sure that the old regime will be completely dismantled and their demands are met. oh you know. i'm just after living for decades under a ruthless regime the people of sudan a longing for stability and peace. we're joined by adam bahar now he's a sudanese human rights activist living in berlin and he came to germany eight years ago fleeing political persecution in sudan adam thank you for joining us from here as we saw in that report the military council has made some important concessions to these protesters including getting rid of some top officials why is it that the protesters are still on the streets until now because they are only
going to act it's a problem they say ok. but until now no one not even what is the president of the old president omar bashir used as a main point i mean and also the secret service who killed more than a hundred people in just four months old until now. just a no one brought to justice just a main street for many people is to stay so you're saying there's a lack of credibility there in the military council says they want to reach out to the protesters and help create a civilian government within two years but people just don't believe that. this two years is not for me to cover people need immediate civilian government just as well as a problem what we see you know in sudan it is also not just to us because to use those with short time to. try to forward this program all fourteen of them are intent on
the demands of people towards its forty years of government to include people who was also in the position to fight you know. what do you think is needed right now at this very volatile time to make sure to ensure that sudan has a democratic transition first of all people need to die you know. the civilian government this is like a demand for people don't give it up that's what they have to do. the second thing is also they need to put the people who commit crime against going to see these people to justice justice is the court and if we don't get. government it's going to shoot he was not a criminal because of committing suicide and awful for the people it is easy for them to have a justice or just people who commit crime again this is for the people not only the president also the people who was in the. i don't just people who couldn't support just since beginning of this but just so it's very important to see justice do we
know anything about the whereabouts of president bashir also as a because problem until now no one know what he said you know and so much people don't believe anymore in this army government where they are not showing at least what is his and this is probably much extinction also there in the national. congress party what was the body of the government and said to us it still exists. and just a second problem will have to be sort of no one knew until now even is it another do you have to play over what is going on right so there's a lack of trust in the military council just very briefly where do you see this playing out over the next few weeks if the protesters say we're not backing down. that would be more coming up somehow kind of way for giving the people chance to believe i mean yesterday to have a press conference on this is a some point it was
a hoot and it's like one step forward but people need more i mean the next days maybe the people will have to stay in protest more and more money would be more dramatic. development coming all right out and buy her a human rights activist living here in berlin thank you so much for joining us you know what comes to cuba. now united nations officials have warned that fresh disaster is looming a month after cyclonic die struck southeast africa hundreds of thousands of people are still facing hunger and disease the u.n. children's fund says more aid is needed and mozambique malawi and zimbabwe nearly one thousand people died because of the cycle and more than two million were affected many of them in the city of beara in mozambique. houses destroyed and self are slowly being rebuilt but the u.n. is struggling to reach areas around mozambique second biggest city that are still water logged. rescue teams are using amphibious vehicles as well as boats and
helicopters. however many people haven't received any help whatsoever since psych loan hit four weeks ago. it's very hard work out there and it's painstaking and we just have to keep at it and again maybe the headlines are over in terms of like the big cyclon that hit but the work and the the gravity of the situation remains very much a reality today. the united nations world food program has managed to deliver tons of food and other aid to accessible areas hundreds of thousands of people have received help. today i'm getting paid for the first time myself until now i have gotten by with most my daughter and grandchildren received after their houses were destroyed. around half a million small holders and their families lost their livelihoods in the storm harvests and a large part of their seed stocks for next year have been destroyed eighty percent
of the people in this region are relying on these crops or fish which has been basically wiped out as you know people in the affected areas will have to rely on aid supplies for months to come. now to some other stories that are making headlines around the world finland social democrats are claiming a razor thin victory in parliamentary elections party leader auntie rinna could now become the first leftist prime minister in more than twenty years the populist rightwing finns party came a close second climate change welfare and immigration dominated the vote. a little known mayor in indiana has officially announced his bid for the twenty twenty democratic presidential nomination thirty seven year old peter blute a judge has surged in opinion polls in recent weeks and styles himself as the voice for the millennial generation he will be the youngest candidate and the first openly gay man to enter the race. ecuador's president has claimed wiki leaks
founder julian assange is tried to use the country's london embassy as a center first spine police removed from the embassy last week after ecuador revoked his asylum ending a stay of nearly seven years songes facing prison for breaching bail. to the middle east crisis now in the dire conditions facing palestinian refugees following a policy change from the trump white house in two thousand and eighteen the u.s. cut all funding to a united nations relief agency that provides services for palestinian refugees from the west bank living in sprawling camps in jordan around two million palestinians live in these camps and jail russian backa and as you were him and report the budget cuts have had a severe effect on their lives. twenty seven year old ali aimlessly roams the refugee camp or he was born and raised it was once his job to clean the streets here but now the garbage is left on collected she was one of around forty senate
ition laborers employed by the united nations relief and works agency for palestine refugees who are for short to keep the girish camp in jordan clean in twenty eighteen the trump administration announced it would seize all funding to the agency so it has had to let employees go including sanitation laborers like ali. the un agency was able to raise new funds from some forty other countries but still needed to reduce its hold budget by ninety two million u.s. dollars last year. my financial situation is difficult when my elderly father not something i can't give it to anymore. my dream is to go back to working for a new one i was self-sufficient. in the campus extremely dirty and in the coming summer months it'll only get worse. i have asked us not to reveal his identity his refugee status doesn't allow him to work outside the camp his job was his only
source of income to support his family of six. there are now only ten workers left to clean a camp with a population of thirty thousand as a result of the camp is experiencing a garbage crisis. of jordan's ten refugee camps for palestinians this one josh is absolute poorest an estimated fifty two percent of the residents here live under the national poverty line with the recent cuts to an era residents say conditions have reached an all time new low i am the camp is lacking in everything. the senator is situations very bad shit every day i have to clean the street myself. we knew of to a different camp because it is the largest refugee camp for palestinians in jordan with a population of over one hundred thousand many families have been in the camp for generations here sanitation is not the only problem residents of houses with makeshift roofs like this one are especially vulnerable in the winter months.
a father of two says he hoped would help with building expenses but they always cited a lack of funding he was forced to go into debt to pay for this metal cover. will agree about how i'm a grown up at five and i can handle this. but i was worried for my children all night i would carry them from one room to the other so that the rain would not fall on their heads i had to put buckets all over the house i had no other solution. to the solution he found is by no means sustainable water still gets through the house poses many health hazards and the children are at risk of electrocution from uncovered wires. says that when the summer months hit the roof will make temperatures inside the house unbearable he says he feels abandoned with no other option but to hope for a better future. while the. spoke to
pierre commissioner general of the united nations relief and works agency for palestinians he says it is in europe's interest to improve conditions for refugees in the middle east. i'm joined now by pierre crane commissioner general of the united nations work and relief agency for palestinian refugees mr crimble last year you organization had to fill the gap of nearly half a billion dollars after the u.s. cut its funding you managed to get some of the funding from forty other countries if you're going to search now out of the waters where it was an existential crisis last year no doubt about it and it shook the agency it shook palestine refugees throughout the middle east it created a lot of anxiety and it was remarkable that the forty countries and institutions that you mentioned rallied in support of honor and that we were able to overcome this historic shortfall i think that was a very strong message right now of course like it is for every humanitarian
organization we have to start again in two thousand and nineteen to mobilize them to secure the same level of funding d.w. reporters have been in the camp of your russian jordan so he can work as hard to be laid off because of the cuts one with the residents feel the effects of new money coming in well that was a very difficult moment last year and the example you give from jordan was painful there were even more painful examples in the gaza strip because when you lose a job in gaza you don't find another one because of the lack of the climate opportunities we are currently reinvesting in the senate taishan areas in jordan we have been bringing in new money and just now we are also rehabilitating a large number of schools in jordan i think these are signs of the effects of the mobilization that took place last year and we're trying really to improve as well as we can the situation the refugee crisis here in europe in two thousand and fifteen some say it was also triggered by the situation in the refugee camps in the
middle east how does your funding situation could be a risk for more refugees coming to europe well what i think is clear is that we learned in two thousand and fifteen from a european perspective that if one does not invest in trying to resolve. the conflicts of the middle east politically there are of course risks in human terms and there are risks from the middle east that can spill over into other parts of the world including europe and i think it's very important that an organization like ours that has given refugees millions of refugees of palestine refugees the possibility to choose to remain in the middle east to seek to preserve their opportunities and a bit of their personal horizons is something that is definitely worth doing and that's what we stand for and that's also one of the messages we give is a humanitarian organization but we do also contribute to regional stability talking about political solutions israel's prime you're benjamin netanyahu seems to have
won the elections in israel what does that mean for the situation of the palestinians in the refugee comes you know i think the emotional context is extremely high in the region especially last year following the announcement on jerusalem the funding cuts to annorah so it's in everybody's interest i think sincerely set in the region to see a bit more courage displayed at political levels at the international level in reengaging in the search of a political solution because you have to understand that what we're dealing with in the region now is a total lack of horizon and lack of horizons are not good for people but they're also not good for stability and here i think as an organization that sees on a daily basis the human consequences of the unresolved political situations when rock continuously calls for more energy to be invested into political resolution of conflict mr crimble you thank you very much. now to brazil where tribal leaders say the amazon rain forest is being rapidly eroded by illegal
logging they also claim that the country's right wing president charles an r. o. is putting the interests of big business before safeguarding their heritage the kerry put a try occupy protected territory in the forest near brazil's border with bolivia but they're constantly battling against loggers tribe members say they fear for the future of their way of life and their survival. the keratin is chieftain andre and his tribal elders a worried something here doesn't feel right they know this rain forest intimately and these cuts were not made by them the trail has been left by illegal loggers who could still be in the area and may well be armed to carry a live deep in the amazon rain forest to just one of brazil's three hundred indigenous peoples and they're facing more and more incursions by the log is. the head of the tribe i worry for my so for my people and for future generations if
we lose the forest we lose the basis for our existence it would mean the end of our people and we're very concerned with. a bloody war has been raging over the rain forest for years president also narrow appears to be inciting the conflict he's made it clear he's not concerned about the indigenous people's way of life that in polders the big landowners and their henchmen the kind of puna take us to an abandoned locust camp the rev victory for the tribe but the intruders nearly always come back. who need a key yes they were bedded in here until we found them in drove them away but they caused a lot of damage they've marked out and divided up the whole forest they'll cut it down and sell off the land to cattle farmers don't have in the. brazil's constitution guarantees land rights to local people but both sonora has handed
responsibility for their lands to the ministry of agriculture which has close links to the powerful meat industry an election sweetener to supporters but worrying for the locals thirteen tribes are holding a crisis meeting in kerry putin as village school. boy does in the few months poverty and she's not so much the president says that we indigenous people are an obstacle blocking brazil's progress but that's not sure we can ship it to the country's progress by looking after the amazon rain forest and my own passion i thought it's them as long as. the carrot have already faced extinction eric pan the oldest member remembers meeting a white man for the first time in the forest forty years ago the man gave him a rosary unwittingly passing on a number of diseases all but eight of the tribe died now once again ara pan fears
the worst. that is the lawyers come to the forest and take our trees so that cattle can graze the land how am i supposed to live by fear or people will become victims of genocide. the tribes spell out their resistance on the ground i think to attract attention if not in the capital brasilia then in the rest of the world everyone they say should worry about the rain forest. just forte's now and tiger woods has kept an astonishing career comeback winning the u.s. masters his first major golf title in eleven years the american shot seventy in the final round to finish thirteen under par and sparked scenes of wild celebration and cost the national woods' sift team's major title comes after he battled back from personal troubles and health issues that have put his golfing career in jeopardy could have had. more drama. than what we hope we will out there and
who are not in a war emboldened. who suffer similar to. this to come back here and to play as well as i did and did all the things all the little things well this week. at the do it here this is that so much to me my family this tournament. to have everyone here it's something i'll never ever forget well it wasn't just tiger woods who was overcome by that historic moment former u.s. president barack obama himself an avid golfer was blown away by tiger's performance congratulations tiger to come back and win the masters after all the highs and lows is a testament to excellence grit and determination obama tweeted their attackers comeback literally moved serena williams to tears the tennis star tweeted this is greatness like no other knowing all you have been through physically to come back and do what
you just did today wow congrats a million times i am so inspired thank you buddy. now to the bundesliga by munich's robert levin dusky and kingsley coleman exchange blows in training before their teams match what it does will dorothy in the fight for the title both of byron's boxers were in the starting eleven and they quickly had to sell dorf on the world. after his midweek baskins they call mom picked up where he left off landing the opening blow after just fifteen minutes. the wingers cross found its way straight into the goal by and ahead one nil. and just before half time come on was at it again this clinical hit from the twenty two year old making it to mail to buy and. unix management were handing out the sweets early. dusseldorf and their sporting director the treats
were perhaps a little sour and it got worse as surged gnabry made it three nil after fifty five minutes and were in cruise control only an injury to cut to manuel neuer threatening to spoil the show replacement spend all right had little to do up until a controversial penalty for handball dirty luka bucky julie converted but it was amy a consolation gorecki landed the knockout blow in injury time by crusie four one victory for the variance. from high hopes that it had to berlin on sunday had to have several key players missing and it showed in the twenty ninth minute nearing put the home team in front with us dhoni strike and hoffenheim continue to dominate magic managing twenty nine shots compared to had has mostly five the second goal came late in the second half as young reese nelson sealed a two with. lewis hamilton coasted to victory at the chinese grand prix as
mercedes dominated formula one's one thousandth race reigning world champion hamilton lead home. sadie's one two finishing just ahead of his teammate i'll tell you about test for ari sebastian vettel came in a controversial third. china had the honor of hosting grand prix number one thousand miles stone race ready made for a man who's used to setting milestones of his own lewis hamilton on the left was beaten to pole by miss sadie's teammate valve three brought us by the first corner though normal order had been resumes. behind then things are a bit more messy deniel creates toro rosso getting tangled up with the two mclaren's. messy could also have described ferrari strategy by let it. go up particularly ten laps in charlotte order to let out a statesman sebastian fassel story it was supposed to allow fettle to attack the
mistake the spat between states he came under pressure from red bulls max to happen the grand plan appearing to backfire. at the front miss eighty's were running away with the race hamilton with air between him and both tass. one legend of the sport and trust left to wave another over the line. but it was so so proud it was thank you so much i feel that it was. so more success for the brit hamilton seventy fifth race win and it sees him replace both tasso the top of the driver's standings. you're watching news still to come german carmaker dialer is facing a new probe over emissions authorities say they have uncovered new cheating
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