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this is d.w. news live from berlin a green light for italy's new governing coalition prime minister gets a mandate to form a new government made up of the 5 star movement and the democratic party he says he hopes to lead the country out of its political instability as soon as possible but how stable will his government be. the leader of scotland's conservatives resigned citing her concerns over brags that her decision comes as prime minister and faces a backlash for suspending parliament ahead of the brics its deadline. as protests
in the new shows problems turned deadly the government says it is prepared to investigate reports of a racist attack believed to be the cause of the blast. the world's oldest film festival gets underway in venice french actress catherine to new friendship and grace the red carpet as their film the truth kicked off the competition for the golden locks. i'm sumi so much going to thank you for joining us italy's president has given the prime minister mandate to form a new government country said the government would need to start right away on a budget for next year and would work to modernize italy to make it more competitive countries mandate follows a series of political twists and turns after the country's far right deputy prime minister pulled his party out of the governing coalition. 2 former rivals the
antiestablishment 5 star movement and the center left democratic party this week agreed to join forces to avoid a new election and journalist seem a good time standing by in rome with the latest good to see you so it looks like a green light for this new coalition but what hurdles does it still have to overcome. yes there are quite a few and as you mention these ones bitter rivals are now green to work together so some of the sticking points the 1st off is the role of the maya not he's the head of the 5 star but and the deputy prime minister in the previous administration the current one fact now what will his new role be in this new our alliance this new government that's been created that's one of the issues the issue of course is also this plan of it online not the 5 star but as always called on its rank and file members to participate online in the fort to improve its all policies so will they
be doing the same kind of vote for a to establish agreement on this new alliance as well as on what program they're going to be putting forward that something the democratic party is unlikely to agree to and then of course agreement on what kind of program to put forward the democratic party no new party pro-business party and then you have the 5 star movement that is quite euro skeptic and also suspicious of business well let's see what kind of program they put together but for the moment we do see that the markets are reacting positively to this proposal of the new alliance and so for that they see this as probably a more pro european a government as compared to the previous administration similar what about italians what are they saying about this new government and its prospects going forward. i think so many italians that was fatigue is 5 going back to the polls and going back to the election and so they were not very happy with the decision for taken by but
he did leave that he took the party to pull his support for the for the coalition that said though they want to see a government that comes to this and put in place a program that will help ordinary italians make ends meet so to speak at the end of the day they're concerned about rising taxes but the prime minister today that there may be any crease but it will be a cross a border for all italians and it won't be such a high increase so they will be looking to see what will come out particularly on this issue of the budgets which went to 20 you mentioned the town so they need a former interior minister he's predicting a short lifespan for this new government here's what he set. them in picking up i would have those who are afraid of elections can run away for a month or 6 months or a year but not forever. the only thing that's uniting them right now is the hate they have for the league. your. so
many they're still hoping for fresh elections have he and his li party seen any drop in support over this political crisis. i think there was some just a drop for him in particular for making this decision to pool the support and create 8 this situation of instability but now his role if this new government is really put together his role in parliament will be as opposition and in that statement that he made he clearly is implying he doesn't expect it to last and that's the question everyone is wondering of course how long will this new government last we saw the previous coalition when it came together people will say well maybe this time at least they're united in the populist ideas and perhaps it will last the full mandate but now we see the plug pulled after just 14 months so the question still remains as to whether this new government once we finally see the shape of the program put forward how long will indeed they last but mr salvini is hoping not very long and hoping for fresh elections where he says at least it
will be a government in invited by the will of the people as opposed to what he refers to as a a natural at ministration journalist seem a good thing in rome thank you for your analysis. in the u.k. opposition to prime minister boris johnson surprise move to suspend parliament is growing he faced another setback today with the loss of a key party player in scotland ruth davidson quit her post as the leader of the conservatives in scotland citing her opposition to brag and her wish to put family 1st davidson led a resurgence for the conservative party during her 8 years in charge winning a vital seat that kept the party in power on wednesday johnson announced the suspension of parliament for 5 weeks in september and october he says he needs a break to work on his domestic agenda but opponents say it's an undemocratic attempt to stifle debate over bracks it.
there is anger across great britain towards prime minister boris johnson resistance is growing to his plans to suspend parliament just weeks before the bracks a deadline. and online petition against the move collected more than a 1000000 signatures in 24 hours criticism is flying fast both from the opposition and from within johnson's own conservative party now businesswoman and anti bracks it activist gina miller has returned to the debate launching legal action to keep parliament in session we have not seen in modern history parliament has not received anything like that's time it's only 3 days 5 days it's never never been parades for 5 weeks. that hardliners however don't understand what all the fuss is about when asked if the move is democratic jacob reese malk answered it's absolutely democratic and constitutional. behind the scenes at westminster
opposition parties are forging alliances under great pressure to try to thwart johnson's plans they're focused on bringing a bill that would prevent a new deal breck's it could be fast tracked through parliament in the days before members are forced to take leave. let's get the latest from london now due to abuse correspondent standing by for us hybrid we've seen such an outpouring of outrage over this decision what has the follow. it's really like an explosion sumi i mean he's causing absolute outrage like you said and the question is whether he will have succeeded. just uniting his enemies and then you've had the really moderate conservative m.p. the former chancellor philip hammond and there are others who really have never thought that they might be rebels bought their highly critical of. johnson off the prime minister and the question is will they unite behind an opposition leader will
they vote maybe in a vote of confidence against their own government next week so this is what we have to have an eye on then of course there are all those. jacob riis mooc for example he's the leader of the house of commons he's somebody who with boris johnson has led the leave campaign leaving the view and he says well you know it's not really such a big deal it's more or less business as usual and these colleagues. are with the very latest from london for us thank you burkett. let's get a round up now some other stories making news around the world a former leader of the demilitarized park rebel group in colombia says he will once again take up arms against the government the militant leader known as secures the colombian government violating a peace treaty signed with farka 2016 which ended decades of civil war. brazil's president has reportedly signed
a decree to ban burning in the amazon rain forest according to local media this comes after mounting international pressure to quell the high number of fires there many of them set by farmers in an attempt to clear land. many separatist forces have regained control of the city of aid in the war torn countries interim capital separatist government troops who have attempted to take back the city both sides are also fighting against an insurgency of iran backed who the rebels. ukraine's newly elected parliament has met for the 1st time after elections gave president blood. party a solid majority the pro european servant of the people party which is little more than a year old $1254.00 of $450.00 seats and is now set to choose a prime minister. in frankfurt the man who allegedly killed an 8 year old boy by pushing him on to railroad tracks in the city's main train station has been
transferred to a psychiatric hospital frankfurt's prosecutor says it was a necessary move because the man is a danger to society the 40 year old suspect is thought to suffer from schizophrenia . police in indonesia say protesters have set fire to a government building in papua province the region has been rocked by protests for almost 2 weeks authorities now say they will investigate reports of a racist attack by security forces that's believed to have prompted the rest protesters in indonesia's eastern most province a police hurled racist abuse at them for allegedly desecrating an indonesian flag one soldier and 2 protesters have been confirmed dead in resulting clashes and papa which is an area that has long struggled for independence. the indonesian region of pop were plunged into chaos again in the largest city jayapura protests to set fire to government buildings and attack businesses throwing stones shops and hotels.
earliest students from power who are also vented their anger on the streets of jakarta. their process was peaceful. but their demands were clear. they want an end to what they say is racism by the indonesian security forces. some also calling for papa to break away from indonesia a country they became part of 50 years ago after a disputed referendum. a muslim week papuans students in indonesia won independence for popular that is our 1st demand. and secondly there was racism in the city by security personnel. but out. of the protests 1st started nearly 2 weeks ago after videos were circulated on the internet showing security forces calling papuans students monkeys and dogs. the
rallies turn violent as protesters an indonesian troops faced off to try to stop the unrest the government shut down the internet the security forces and i are also investigating the allegations of racism. and we already investigated several people and 7 people are under intensive investigation but we still have not declared which one is the suspect. but many of the demonstrators say this is not enough and i determined to continue to push for change and what they say is justice for their people. as we heard the situation in pop what is escalating with a communications blackout earlier we spoke to veronica coleman a human rights lawyer who represents activists seeking independence for west pop up with conflicting reports coming out of the region i asked her what she could tell us about the current situation. just the situation is very messy. not
only. but starting from yesterday the phone communication that s.m.s. and calls services for it also blocked and it's gradually getting more cities that are being blocked i mean. speaking there's a riot in the capital. and the bad morning star reflect on all of this phrase it means that a crackdown might be imminent and. to go with regards to the shooting yesterday hartley have talked a lot down on the hospital where the injured party asked us to our family has been complaining that they cannot get the death bodies out ok even visiting the wounded ok that we've heard that the government says protesters here are provoking the violence what do you think how the indonesian government is dealing with the situation. i think the nation government approach to the.
protests on the part of the u.s. and this is not. of course is a bit of protection even of the same time history teaching importance of ramstein for u.s. foreign policy and security policy concha must not be underestimated. and it's not just the air base the biggest american military hospital outside continental united states is also nearby doctors and health care workers train here for emergencies and for working in a war zone wounded soldiers are brought here from all over the world. very. soon they will be relocating not to poland but closer to the airfield. a new hospital costing around a $1000000000.00 will be built more modern and better equipped forest at the edge of the airbase has already been cleared.
the mayor of the large investment alone means there will be no move. you never know what will get used or not but i can't see it happening. the u.s. has also invested a lot in modern warfare in recent years the air and space operations center is located at the airbase it's one of the u.s. military state. it is now an open secret that i'm stan plays a central role in the u.s. drone strikes important information on targets are relayed to the u.s. via out i'm stein opponents of the base are unhappy about preparations for war are being made in germany for them a us withdrawal would be a reason to celebrate. but most people disagree. germans and americans have grown together over the decades as seen at the german
american friendship fest. among the guests of form and active members of the military who don't believe the air base will be relocated our plight is a central point in europe for the whole american forces and not only europe africa middle east everything around ramstein and that's why this place is going to stay here we don't need to leave menace we have a good time of year transition to government look carefully at the air base more than a 1000 buildings many of them underground i know the place for that reason they can't move it all to poland for. the trump administration threats to relocate or something people cannot imagine will ever happen. the joint location is too important for both the americans and germans. more on the story with our chief political editor michel because now here in our studio where the people there in that report in the lunch time saying we don't think the americans are going to leave what about here in berlin does the government take donald trump's threat
seriously to pull u.s. troops out well the government always takes the best trick even if it's only respect seriously but at the same time they come to the same conclusion as a very young group 45 in front. to important and there's hundreds of millions of euros being spent on investment there from the american side so the threshold to do something like that would be extremely high on the other hand it's times of donald trump and we've seen him change policy with the tweets. we have to say that some here in berlin especially also in the defense ministry do agree with donald trump that germany could be contributing more to defense when it comes to its contributions to nato so in a sense he does have a point there that yes germany is still a far cry from reaching 2 percent in defense spending and come on by the new defense minister conservative c.d.u. party who also wants to become next when and if machall goes she made
a point of asking for 1.5 percent which is already up in knots from what is realistically on the cards here in the budget right now so we're seeing some more political weight also in germany added to that very demand from across the atlantic at the same time this stiff resistance within the current coalition the social democrats and it's one major bone of contention also here internally but there are more bones of contention out there between donald trump and berlin at the moment not just the 2 percent spending how much time do we have. one of them of course is the north stream to which would make europe. closely linked in particular germany independent of those eastern states as a direct pipeline to bluster for strategic reasons america is against the also because america wants to export its own liquefied gas to europe those in pellets have gone up after donald trump complained but there is a broad spectrum of disagreement also on free trade on the new main trade war with
china so there's a very very long list to go through and with the american ambassador here and by the never being so high of pressuring german businesses as he did on north stream and also making a lot of diplomatic noise on the very issue of defense there's a very uncertain future on how much more pressure there will be on this vital transatlantic relationship both sides still stressed that it is indeed that i told our chief political editor mr cooper thank you for that analysis. the world's oldest film festival has opened in venice with a total of $21.00 films vying for the coveted golden lion the lineup includes plenty of hollywood heavyweights including brad pitt trying to death and meryl streep but it was a film starring 2 leading ladies from france that kicked off the competition. it once again it's time to see and be seen actors and directors bring their newest
films to the oldest film festival in the world it's no secret here if you win a golden lion on the venice lido you've got a good chance of winning an oscar. i believe that this year to a film that's run here in venice will be awarded to moscow by the academy and hollywood. the bee and ali opened with the film love elite 8 for the truth by hirokazu korea and with cutting to nerve and juliette binoche the 2 women play mother and daughter to do plays a great actress who has just penned her autobiography but the daughter finds the truth revealed in the memoir upsetting which strains the relationship. as you know . the mother is famous for making up stories when she answers interview questions because imagination is more important to her than this truth or reality is
something inside her that lives with fiction laughs you. critics say that not enough female directors are taking part in the competition but the festival director has so far refused to set a quota. in sports a german football legend could be set to leave the game byron munich president only furnace is due to make an announcement on his future of the club later today he is rumored to be stepping down despite only returning to his post 3 years ago after serving jail time for tax evasion reports say a dispute with the chief executive over who should coach the team is one reason for his expected departure. american daredevil jesse combs has died the racecar driver and television host was killed while attempting to set a new land speed record in the u.s. state of oregon the 39. world crashed as she was racing across a dry lake bed she was attempting to beat the 512 mile per hour women's record
combs dreamed of becoming the fastest woman on earth and had been pursuing that goal since 2012 she was called an amazing spirit by those close to her. formula one has announced its draft calendar for 2020 and as expected germany will not have a race financial difficulties mean hockenheim has had to drop out and might never return formula one is pushing into new markets and will hold the inaugural vietnamese grand prix next year as part of a record $22.00 race calendar. a volcano on the italian island of stromboli has erupted for the 2nd time in 2 months of the video was captured by boaters as they escaped the massive plume that drifted over to tyranny and sea authorities say no one was hurt in the explosion didn't cause any significant damage to property travel to the island was temporarily restricted as a precaution. reminder knopper top story here on d. w.
italy's president has given the prime minister giuseppe conti a mandate to form a new government that's after 2 former rivals the anti-establishment 5 star movement and the center left democratic party agreed to join forces to block the power grab by a far right leader. coming up next on news a national registry that decides who is indian and who is not many people including citizens worry they will not make the cut. and a look at how china has cracked down on its weaker muslim minority is tearing families apart. as a child will have those stories coming right up on news asia thank you for watching .
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