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this is day that we news live from a nigerian president mohammed who hari is sworn in for his 2nd term 76 year old election in february on a promise to revive the economy improve security and tackle corruption and many young nigerians are not convinced he is the right choice also on the program the same process continue this clash over who should be the next president of the european commission post-election summits have so far failed to find consensus conjures. up funds from english football clubs so awesome chelsea
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are actually staying away from the back to stadium in azerbaijan that's not championship game he wrote but the tournament kicks off in a few hours will tell you why. i'm still gael welcome to the program nigeria's president mohamed who hardly has been sworn in for a 2nd and final time for the 76 year old took the oath of office at an opening ceremony and kept to a budget but it but did not give an inaugural address of what was a fairly low key event attended by a number of regional leaders. d.w. correspondent. was there. people are picking up here at eagle square if you look to my right that's the stage for president hu hari was sworn in for
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a 2nd time in his lifetime but this time around the ceremony was rather low key was rather short as well due to security concerns but also due to the fact that democracy day that usually takes place in may 29th has been moved to june 12th is another reason though why probably it's better to make sure that this integration is quite low key and that has to do with a reservation and skepticism among many nigerians who did not vote for president bihari 2nd term and for his a.p.c. party especially young voters that i've spoken to said they are not satisfied with the results of president 1st they would really want change in this country they want to make sure that the economy is really revamped that the corruption is really swept away in nigeria and that their stability and security in this country a lot of homework for president will harvey that he's basically inheriting from his 1st term in office as he's trying to fulfill these promises and this time around as
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he says he wants to make sure that the youth is becoming the future of nigeria. and a buddhist says you just how many nigerians are unhappy about the president's re-election about half of registered voters are under $35.00 and many are skeptical about. the disability to revamp the economy and he has been talking to voters for say nothing to sell rights in today's inauguration. these young men who want this cocktail bar and if the president were to stop by they would make a very special drink for him. you can use a strong drink so maybe you could reset. when you get a strong drink you put you to sleep when you wake up maybe you're going to think about all these youths gave all their strong drink let's see what we could do for them. they feel glorious. doing way too little to empower the youth all of them have studied abroad back here they are often called front of nigeria's makeshift
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infrastructure such as its regular power outages they must spend $200.00 every month just to keep their drinks cool their youths are young vibrant we want to do something so if the government can give us. i think anything give you power in terms of electricity or power in terms of power in terms of electricity when we get electricity influence we. promised all of that but it's hard to find someone who believes in his policies. nothing anything is the people they believe in so the issue i feel that. after a while i finally find a horse supporter eager to join the festivities president we need patience
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room was no beauty. of the saints but i don't see it. around. them when with a war president lacks the support of a majority of the electorate the youth about half of the registered voters are under $35.00 but only every 3rd of the electorate went out to vote at all a historic low which does not bode well for president 2nd term. some of the other stories making news around the world a favorite to become britain's next prime minister. is being taken to court to allegations that he lied to votes ahead of the 26th referendum the case is over the leave campaigns britain with 350000000 pounds a week if it left the european union. the profit sums against the former foreign secretary was bought by a businessman marcus. chinese telecoms john trois way has asked a u.s.
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court to overturn legislation barring government agencies from buying its products it described the president from steps to essentially ban it in the u.s. as unconstitutional washington says it face wildly technology could be used to pass on data to beijing. to say in argentina are renewing efforts to legalize abortion say they'll introduce a bill to legalize determination of pregnancies up to 14 weeks a similar motion passed the lower house of congress last year but was defeated in the senate because of opposition from religious groups. and one of the world's biggest pharmaceutical companies is going on trial in the united states johnson and johnson is accused of fueling an opioid epidemic a part of the multi-billion dollar lawsuit that prosecutors in oklahoma say the firm downplayed the addiction risks of some of its painkillers johnson and johnson
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denies that wrongdoing and says it marks its products responsibly and spits estimate that $130.00 americans and die every day from opioid overdoses this is the 1st of 2000 cases being brought against drugs companies in the u.s. . this could move from stephen beers or from a d w have business welcome stephen what is this case really about fill in one sense is a very typically american corporate liability case for products that could be considered dangerous but are legal think of guns think of tobacco think of even mortgages oftentimes in the u.s. where product regulation is lighter the question comes down to who has liability when a product is abused is that the corporation or is the or is it the individual who abuses that product in this case when it falls on the corporation oftentimes it falls on how for. it is marketed was the company being truthful in the claims that made johnson and johnson the claim against them is that they were not truthful in
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how they marketed their opioids that they that they basically were saying that these opioids were not as addictive as they in fact were and that they were more applicable in pain treatment than they should have been applied to the true the really i think it shows also about something bigger it's about finding blame for a larger health crisis in the u.s. that's rocked the country for the past 2 decades. this is a great focal point johnson johnson a huge consumer products company that everyone knows probably better known for baby shampoo than they are for opioids some the other companies are better known for that but it becomes a focal point for something that really has ravaged the country and that is very personal to a lot of people that's not to dismiss the claims made against johnson and johnson but just to say that there is that they've become a focal point for something very very large is that this crisis this was this is one of the planks of the president trump and indeed johnson and johnson is not the only pharmaceutical company being targeted in this way right and when you were just
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talking there in the pictures behind you were one of the pictures behind it was a bottle of oxy cotton that is probably the pill that is most widely associated with the prescription painkiller abuse epidemic that was created by purdue pharma which was a company that brought that to market in 1960 start making billions on it annually in the years that followed the family that owns that company as a private company were multi-billionaires it was it was estimated by forbes around 20152016 based on the success of this painkiller they were also found to have mis sort of mis labeled how addictive these products were they in fact argued that they were less addictive because they were time released compared to older opioid products that had been on the market but they were still allowed to sell them they they face some penalties but was allowed to sell those products in time to sis is not the last we have heard of this particular case and other statement as if on cue . rift appears to be growing between german chancellor angela merkel and
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french president emmanuel mccraw over who should become the next commission president chancellor merkel backs a process by which the top job goes to the lead candidates of the biggest party in the european parliament would be the head of the european people's party who also happens to be a german the president says this process is obsolete after last week's or european elections shifted the parliament's balance of power. as europe's leaders took their seats at a summit in brussels there was little to suggest that anything was wrong but after last week's elections to the european parliament in which both the center right to and center left parties lost seats the political climate here is changing and so too are the jobs. the biggest question is who will replace this man john claude younker is president of the e.u.
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commission and soon to step down. and these are the frontrunners for the post they've been nominated by the political groups in the european parliament we can bring the whole strength of europe our valuable german chancellor angela merkel has put her weight behind german m.e.p. manfred verba the lead candidate from the biggest block in the e.u. parliament but french president emmanuel mark on doesn't like this lead candidate system and wants change perhaps even this woman e.u. commissioner margaret fest dargah feebleness to you because the german government has committed to the principle of the need candidates however the parties represented in the coalition have different views as to which candidate is best suited. if everyone's distaste with their preferred names will be stuck because none of the groups have a majority all alone and even if 2 of them work together they still have a majority we need 3 yo even 4 groups to do this fulfill some believe mekel is
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behind the curve on this because she has self will soon be leaving her own job. there is a kind of missed opportunity between france and germany and the germans were at one point more european than the french this too much of an economic discrepancy between france and germany germany is the 1st economic power in europe so europe is less vital for germany than it is for france and that's quite sad. it's now down to a nothing easy chief don't know to ask to try to come up with an acceptable nominee for the next commission president fronts with gemini and fronts and odds of that process this one to be an easy task. the us special counsel robert muller has just made a statement about his investigation of russian interference in the 2016
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presidential election it's the 1st time he's spoken of publicly since his $400.00 pay for just released last month comes amid demands for him to take questions from congress about his findings and about tensions with the head of the u.s. justice department over the handling of the report's special counsel and special counsel let's go straight to washington where we join the d.w. so all of a sudden welcome all of us what is robert mueller been saying. well yeah this came as a big surprise today robert was the most prominent person perhaps in washington and it was the 1st time in 2 years since he began investigating on russian interference in the 2000 election campaign that he spoke out publicly so this came as a massive surprise and statement can be considered a setback for the u.s. president as well as for the attorney general who has tried to defend the u.s. president who said that the president was completely exonerated after the 400 pages
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the report was published in april now a wild robert as mahler stressed were things that are known but were known before but if you consider them he said the president cannot be charged while in office he said charging him was not an option that we could consider therefore and he also said it will be unfair to accuse the president of something when there can't be a trial now if you take that into consideration and also that he says if there were if if they were clear that there was a crime if they were. unclear there was a crime they would have stated that this means a setback for the president because it clearly says and stresses also that there has been evidence on obstruction of justice what the democrats have been repeating over and over again and that he is not completely exonerated on this matter so the only reason being for not indicting him right now is that he simply can't be indicted as a sitting president so robert muller did not speak while the inquiry was going on
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and there were no deeks there have been calls for him to speak before why is he choosing to make this statement now. well they has been a lot of pressure mounting on robert sowle the report was published in april and before that. the attorney general decided to publish a 4 page summary and in this summary he said the president is completely exonerated and since then there has been a massive political fights here in washington between the democrats and the republicans over the interpretation of this report so the big problem here being more until this point was that there was no conclusion on the question of obstruction and that this was basically left to the political parties 2 that was basically it robert mahler's intention to have the political parties come to a conclusion here that did not work it led to a massive political fight the pressure was mounting so much that eventually robert
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as mahler saw the necessity to step out there and make this public statement all of a sudden in washington thank you. to brazil where the prison system has been rocked by a spate of killings the bodies of more than 50 inmates have been found in prisons in manaos the remote amazonas state of georgia attributing the deaths to drug related gang violence prison giant balls not how devoted to regain control of his country's prisons the spokesman said the violence is unlikely to spread out of the . all come from above but inside these walls brutality reigns some 55 inmates have been massacred inside brazil's prisons strangled to death and stabbed with shop and toothbrushes families gathered at a morgue demanding to see the bodies of their loved ones others are still waiting
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to hear if their husbands are alive. it's because when you get anguished desperate here outside the prison we don't know what to do because we aren't allowed to get close to the gate the police won't allow us and don't inform us about anything. unless it's not easy because they are treated like animals inside they are humans not dogs they should be given jobs and put some work but it doesn't happen. the killings began on sunday and spread across 4 prisons in the amazonas state anguished relatives rioted outside the gates brazil's justice minister has blamed gang violence he says suspected ringleaders will be transferred to maximum security prisons. information we have who stood there was a conflict between criminal factions within the prisons which can happen anywhere in the world but this should not happen we have a really good reason to try to control these types of cases but others blame systematic overcrowding for raising tensions between inmates. inside
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the brazilian prison system is a system that is absolutely overcrowded we have the 3rd largest prison population in the world and we have more than 700000 prisoners living in absolutely. condition. it's not the 1st mass killing inside brazil's prison system some are now warning that these latest deaths could trigger a wave of payback killings. turkey's largest city istanbul is preparing to rerun its metal election a few weeks the country's election commission know the result of the last vote following the complaint from president wants a k. party this same process is playing out elsewhere across the country without the winning candidate has been prevented from taking up the new jobs they w.'s yulia han has been speaking with an opposition politician in the kurdish majority city.
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was elected back in march but he's being kept out of office as ever senator. and it's only when goujon catch must walk through her neighborhood in the city of van it always takes a while she's constantly recognized by people involved in conversations asked for advice it's hardly surprising many you think of catch must as then mayor was yes but this is what they're there just minutes into a local elections at the end of march she stood for the pro kurdish opposition party h d p in vans it amid district she won with almost 54 percent of the vote but her joy did not last long. if you put your secure care museum although never thought that i would not receive my mandate i wasn't expecting this because the election commission had approved me as a candidate. 2 months after the vote people here are still appalled by the election board's decision. lane that i think this is very
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unfair the. decision is wrong and whoever wins the election should take office. in minnesota not giving her the mandate they're stealing the will of the people. the election commission says good catchments should not be mayor because she was dismissed from her job by an emergency decree following the attempted coup in 2016 despite international criticism the turkish government had tens of thousands of state employees detained sacked or suspended. or was a teacher at the time was also on the list she still doesn't know why. i mean if the cousin by schools were the same election authority that allowed us to run as candidates then makes this unlawful decision it's supposed to be an absolutely independent institution but it's not it's under the control of the a.k.p. . instead of cars. the runner up candidate in her district was
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declared mayor a member of president adeline's a k party. a few weeks ago catchments protested against a ruling in front of the town hall where she feels she should now be working just a few minutes for the police to clear the demonstrators. i am. tanisha is the only member of the ruling a.k.p. in van who is willing to talk to us he blames goujon kuch mrs party for the outcome . of a rival party deliberately nominated candidates who were sacked by emergency decrees are honorable president had warned them don't nominate people with links to terror groups or crime or those who were sacked if you do it this is what you can't who will in 5 districts in southeastern turkey
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a key people the titians were given the office despite pro kurdish h t p candidates actually winning the elections the opposition insists it's a deliberate attempt to keep them out of power. gen catchments is now helping out in her husband's stationery store and she has filed an appeal against the decision to withdraw the mandate even though she has a little chance of success is evident pokers i don't want to give up i want to be there for the people of adamant my hope for the unlawful an end to democratic practices in turkey will soon end. as. a present from a friend and nameplate for what should have been her new office. now it's here in the shop one of the few remind us that goujon catchments was recently and they did mayo. family friends and fans pay their respects to
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legendary formula one race nicky lauder in his home city of vienna today open to the public until midday this was the 1st time i've been more than a mass for an athlete has been held inside the city's iconic stevens cathedral the he'll out of retired in 1985 but remained active in the sport throughout his life will be buried as a family only ceremony later. in football in their side's arsenal and chelsea meeting back in tonight in the final of the europa league the build up to the game has been overshadowed by criticism of the choice of azerbaijan to host the game far from london where the 2 sides are based on median player henry can make a tally and has chosen not to play because of fears for his safety while rights groups accuse azerbaijan of using the final device to divert attention away from its poor human rights record. lympics stadium had seemed an asset to the city and head of this final now the fact that the ground can hold almost 70000 seems
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worrying plenty of those seats looks set to remain empty for arsenal and chelsea fans from london almost 5000 kilometers away travel is complicated and expensive for locals ticket pricing is prohibited unrelenting criticism is making you wait for his decision to hold the final him back look like an own goal and the prospect of playing in front of me get support is an unappealing one for the teams themselves yes i prefer to play with also but here i prefer i can't call here a lot of support there for stuff from front. for long on but it's difficult for for this fly it's not only the fans that have been left back in london arsenal are also missing one of their key players armenian henrik mkhitaryan bowed out of the fixture considering azerbaijan too dangerous a destination the 2 countries fought
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a bloody war within living memory and remain locked in conflict over disputed territory today there have been reports of police and security forces bothering fans with name on the back of their shirts. of course you are disappointed it's not here but. we spoke a lot of. a lot of. politics things it's time to speak about football president ilham aliyev would be pleased if the conversation moved on as no doubt would you a frog friends too are keen to get on with the game brought him back into politics paul once again overshadowing spoke. about a trade show in china which has been putting on a spectacular show but these aren't fireworks they are drones more than $500.00 of the pilotless aircraft lit up the night sky with this elaborate performance
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equipped with lights out there aligned into different patterns animation and 3 dimensional designs and displays taking place as an industry expert in the southwestern city of quiet time that will continue until the end of the month. his reminder of our top stories at this hour president mohamed who of harley has been sworn in for a 2nd and final term the 76 year old one day election in february pledging to be fine for the economy improve security in total corruption. german chancellor angela merkel and french president emmanuel mycroft clashed over who should take the i european union's top job for the next 5 years the tensions come as 2 leaders of nato with other e.u. heads of governments in brussels. have to get you can always get the news on the go just down the road map out from the google play from the apple store i'll give you access to all the latest huge world's 1st push notifications or any breaking news
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the a calling all women what do you think why do we are less than men and why are we less likely to be promoted and why are we more at risk of poverty and all that. is in the same world wide or are there places where women are the higher earners closing the gender pay gap more money for women. made in germany.
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every journey begins with the 1st step and every language the 1st word i'm looking for nico is in germany to find china. why not harmless no i am. just been simple online on your mobile and free. the music you learning course. german maybe see. there's super shot. many times them selves away super secret then you'll hear the jingling of coins and super her. definitely around 20000000000 more like. how did germany's wealthiest people live
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