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this is t w news live from berlin british prime minister to resign may resists calls from within her own party to step down in needs to see through to all other results of the referendum rework still to leave the room on fathom tuesday is rejected by the opposition and many with their own government base ahead of a planned vote on there's also on the program. even some fatalities in indonesia as demonstrators some protests the results of the
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presidential election flares and fireworks continue into the night after supporters of the unsuccessful consulate clashed with security forces at least 6 have been killed. kenya's hippos under threat of huge face to face in tough times but potentially devastating implications not just for their survival but also for the environment. i'm phil gail welcome to the program. british prime minister theresa may is facing renewed calls to resign as she asks lawmakers to approve her redesigned bricks and proposals the government's withdrawal agreement bill sets out the terms under which the u.k. would leave the european union but parliament has rejected previous versions 3 times and even some of mrs main mase own cabinet ministers are asking her to cancel the vote saying that not enough has changed this is despite opening the door to
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a 2nd press it rougher and and a temporary customs union with the e.u. many within her party want to oust but earlier today the prime minister rejected calls to rip up the present plan and leave office we need to see pricks it through to all other results of the referendum and deliver the change the british people so clearly demanded i sincerely believe that most members of this house feel the same but for all our division and disagreement we believe in democracy that we want to make good on the promise we made to the british people when we asked them to decide on the future of our human straight to data because want to get mass in london then welcome back it so given these latest clouds of doubt swirling around the prime minister what do you think will she still be in the job tomorrow. well phil there is endless speculation rumors on social media we're hearing that
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kevin and colleagues want to meet and that she's refusing to do just that also backbenchers are meeting tonight and they would have to change their own rules in an order to have a vote of no confidence against her but there is really it looks like a lot of people within her own party would like to see her go the expectation was that she will see through these european elections and then possibly another attempt with this withdrawal agreement but it looks less and less likely that she will stay stay in power for for much longer really so does this mean that her so-called new deal is already dead in the water. pretty much not many people are expecting that it will actually come to parliament it was defeated already 3 times and this new agreement she was hoping that she would reach out also to remain a spot we have heard from jeremy corbyn the leader of the open just opposition that
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say he thinks it was just repackaged as was really nothing new her old deal and then also within arraign party the brics it tears away thinking that actually it is going too far with offering a 2nd referendum so nobody happy with what she had to offer and all this against the backdrop of the european elections where nigel farage is reg's a party is really looking like he will be the big winner almost reaching 40 percent in the latest opinion polls with his notion of breaks it which he thinks there is no dhea required m.p.'s are thinking that this has to be prevented that britain needs to leave with in an orderly fashion and with a deal with the european union but niger for us just saying we want out that's the main thing and many people obviously having him here in the u.k. but us in london thank you. niger some of the other stories making news around the
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world ukraine's new president for me to vladimir is the dense case seen here your own this week's inauguration as announced his new administration several posts have gone to his former t.v. colleagues who backed him as a columbus's for the election presents only political experience was playing the president in a popular t.v. series. police in germany have conducted a raid against a made the iraqi motorcycle gang making at least one arrest hundreds of officers searched locations in 11 cities in north rhine-westphalia in the west of the country gang members are accused of illegal arms deals and human trafficking. austrian president alexander found the balance has sworn in an interim minority government including 4 new cabinet members on the move all of the mass resignation of ministers from the chancellor as far right junior coalition partner was in the wake of videos to raise allegations of corruption. south african lawmakers
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have reacted so well rather posing as president of the country 2 weeks after his party hansie was returned to power in national elections as expected he was the only nominee he'll be inaugurated on saturday will name a deputy president and cabinet shortly thereafter. north korea's labeled us a presidential hopeful joe biden a fool of low i.q. and an imbecile the rest of elementary quality as a human being this after mr biden called north korean leader kim jong un a tyrant beyond young also said that mr biden's candor the say was enough to make a cat's laugh. intonations presenter. that strong action will be taken against rioters in the capital jakarta he was speaking after demonstrators took to the streets to protest the results of last month's presidential election at least 6
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people have been killed in clashes with security forces violence erupted after. the president's reelection supporters of the main opposition candidate claimed the vote was rigged. on the streets of jakarta another night of violence after protests continued throughout the day demonstrators fought running battles with police throwing stones and lighting fires as they continue to defy police orders to leave the downtown area. the demonstration started peacefully on tuesday evening but they quickly turned violent after election results showed incumbent president had won reelection. trying to force their way into the offices of the election supervisor agency they held molotov cocktails and burning project out there police responded with tear gas rubber bullets and water cannon positions supporters later moved on to other areas of the city setting fire vehicles and a police dormitory police blame the violence on what they call provocateurs and
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that dozens of had been arrested. protesters came from jakarta they came from west java and central java we also found evidence including an ambulance that was filled with stones and tools for attack the election commission said president we doto had won 55 percent of the vote spelling defeat for us ultranationalist opponent former general. he says the poll was marred by widespread fraud though so far no evidence to back up the claim the president vowed to crack down on the protests. there is no choice no choice the military and police will take firm. action in accordance with the law. but the defeated candidate is refusing to accept the election result to mobilize people's power the government has deployed some 50000 police and soldiers across to qatar to back up
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the president's tough rhetoric. at a kenya where hippopotamus is a facing a new threat not only are they being targeted by hunters but they're also having to compete with other animals for dwindling food sources as a result numbers are also demanding a new study has revealed that any further reduction in hippo numbers could also spell disaster for the health of the region's rivers. the hungry hippo grazes on the shores of kenya's lake ny fashion one of a the 1500 hippos that make this lake its home but the grass here is increasingly in short supply. locals often bring back cattle down to the grasslands fringing the lake to feed the competition for food between wildlife and domestic animals is driven to the extreme by drought and climate change. it means that people are bringing the livestock into protected areas national parks and reserves and they're
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competing with the animals like hippos and these poor animals don't have any other source of food they literally will. if they hippos die the rivers and lakes could die with them hippos chom through huge amounts of grass every night and this grass contains a precious element called silica floating in the water jaring the day that digestion kicks in they then excrete vast quantities of dung into the water the silica in the hippo dung is absolutely vital for the health of africa's waterways a new study has found it helps curb algae blooms that killed marine life. so to have healthy waterways we need healthy hippos but hippos don't gotta much sympathy with the locals just last year several people have died from hippo attacks have been and many many cases of people killed by hippos and this means people don't like to tolerate people they will often kill it's been in the press in kenya
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quite a lot in many many instances of local people calling the service to come and kill hippos because they feel like their lives are endangered. with farmers that cattle and the hippos all competing for dwindling grasslands the biggest loser of this fight might be our environment. well it's got more on this from the highest fogel he's a professor. biodiversity it broadens humboldt university it's also director general of the city said natural history museum welcome to t.w. so why should anyone who's not in kenya be worried about there being few ahead toes on the planet so 1st of all i think africa is looking at a very very dynamic development. there are some predictions that say up to 2050 african population is going to double so i think it's very important that africa has the opportunity to develop and part of what development social
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development has to be a healthy environment you want to live in an area which supplies you with clean air clean water. and soils that's what we appreciated europe so we hope that the africans can enjoy the same basic privileges the problem that we often face just being human beings is that we deal with the ins before the importance and if you are in one of these communities who's existed who look at dwindling resources and you have to fight for. grassland or the reverse against that big base like this then you're going to deal with the urgent you're going to kill them so you can you can have that resource rather than look to the long term you're absolutely right you're absolutely right that's what europe does that's what people in africa are forced to do the problem with the environment however is. that if you only deal with the urgent and forget the important the environment is going to come back at
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you with a vengeance that you've never experienced before so hippos are vitally important to keep water quality at a level that it is usable for agriculture that people can drink it the same function funnily enough and this is why where this toy in europe is performed by frogs and tadpoles they are not the big beasts but they also make our water palatable and help what a quality to be at the level we want to enjoy so biology is vitally important for us as humans and if we take short term measures it will come back to us in the medium to long term so who needs to do what now then i think we face a very interesting and today's world but of us to today and i think we are facing a very interesting question that challenges us as humans we have to fight 2 enemies
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at the same time social inequality globally and locally and the destruction of nature both of them are intricately linked both of them need to be solved now us as humans on world biodiversity day we've given us a very posh latin name homo sapiens thinking man now man we know let's talk about thinking and what that means because otherwise we are not worthy of this name good talking to you that's something i will take with me i think about a professor you how to safaga thank you thank you and sports bras have done dortmund have announced 2 major signings germany midfielder who in france is joining the club from laver cozen for a fee of 25000000 euros i don't mean to announce the signing of a mission club back when you talk and hasn't lost a 10 goals and 11 assists in the past and will. so the company the belgian also cost a 25000000 adoption to finish what is up in the book as they get this season 2 points
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