tv DW News Deutsche Welle October 11, 2019 8:00pm-8:16pm CEST
the view is live from the u.s. tells turkey its incursion into syria could jeopardize the fight against so-called islamic state turkish forces advance for a 3rd day the pentagon strongly encourages. its military operations against syrian kurds in the region you'll hear from our correspondent on the turkey syria border. program prime minister. wins the nobel peace prize for his initiative in resolving the confused conflict with that may bring eritrea 2 years of hostility.
welcome to the program. u.s. defense department is warning turkey that its incursion into syria could jeopardize progress against so-called islamic state the pentagon says it opposes what it describes as uncoordinated actions and calls on its nato ally to. the u.n. says 100000 civilians have fled their homes and see offensive began 3 days ago and it's also raising fears of an islamic state comeback as kurdish that forces in the region say they can't detain i asked business and hold back the turkish military at the same time. a funeral for a baby boy. mourners in turkey said goodbye to the 9 month old syrian baby killed
in cross border shelling. as the fighting intensifies in syria turkey is facing heavy criticism heard. in istanbul nato calls for restraint the alliance also warned of the reemergence of the so-called islamic state. the few years ago they controlled significant territory in iraq and in syria working together in the global coalition we have liberated all this territory 1000000 so people. these skeins must not be chipper dorst turkey remain defiant demanding loyalty from its nato allies. it's our most natural and legal expectation that our allies show solidarity. per the principle of the indivisibility of your old mantic security it is not enough to say we understand turkey's concerns we want to see the solidarity very clearly. it
should go to because just turkey is battling for territory held by its enemy the kurdish led syrian democratic forces says the offensive will secure turkey's border and create a safe zone for syrian refugees. civilians who once fled the so-called islamic state are again desperately seeking safety as yet another humanitarian crisis looms in syria and many fear the same extremist fighters they defeated and captured will be set loose to terrorize the region. away. from. the turkish town of close to the syrian border welcome you know what's happening. well i'm about 5 kilometers away from the syrian border which is towards it this
direction everybody here including us journalists has to keep a security distance as a turkish military has continued to hit the area old day they have actually fired has actually fired from right behind me 2 words at this direction we heard the shelling the pounding very clearly very loudly today especially in the afternoon now the turkish army says they have taken some villages very close to the border inside syria and they are now surrounding some of the biggest cities especially. and. and while the turkish military says they're making progress the kurdish fighters then northeast syria say they have so far been able to repel these attacks so very conflicting information that we're getting there so. well actually call it is a very close to the border it's
a town of about 100000 people and this is the 3rd day of the operation so you can hear shelling old day basically so this is of course affecting people and then there have been civilian casualties on both sides of the border at least 6 or 7 people were killed inside syria there hasn't been an update of these figures and then there have also been at least 8 people who were killed here on the attackers side because the kurdish militants have been firing mortars and rockets into turkish border towns including actually carlo where i am right now we've just seen the pictures of a funeral that took place here today so many people are angry many people do support the offensive here i've spoken to the mayor of iraq to khalid little earlier and he said he is sure that this operation is going to be victorious and he said i'll quote him here we're going to turn this area into a graveyard for terrorists but then there are also people who are afraid some people told us many have actually left
a town we spoke to one family who sat you know in our apartment building there are 16 families who live there and all of them have left except for us so fia and the general sense of insecurity is also part of the atmosphere here right now. well you know text officials the government and they are very unhappy with the even reactions of international partners the nato the european union who have ovoid criticism and urged turkey to show restraint here but they are saying and this was the touch foreign minister today who said he expects more solidarity and support from the partners because from a technical point of view this operation is essentially an operation to defend turkey as national security against for taki for text that isn't
a very real terrorism threat i mean what kurdish officials say very. well this is coming from a spokes person of the kurdish forces there was also a video that was showing how security kurdish security forces were chasing some ice is family members in one of the largest camp called a whole camp that houses about 70000 ice is family members wives and children all vices of fighting as and now the cars have mentioned this before and they have been warning about this they said you know if we are busy defending. ourselves our territory against the turkish army we can take care of the isis prisoners that we are keeping here so now this is
a report that's coming from the kurdish side but i have to be careful here we can't independently verify this or this video that has that is out there right now. let's take a look now at some of the other stories making news around the world the united states says it has approved the deployment of $3000.00 additional troops and military equipment to saudi arabia it's the latest in a series of what the u.s. says are defensive moves after the attack on saudi arabia's oil facilities in september washington and riyadh played that attack comes iran with. iran meanwhile says 2 missiles have struck one of its own one of its oil tankers off the coast of saudi arabia near the city of jeddah no injuries have been reported but iranian state television says the explosion caused an oil leak into the red sea saudi arabia has not commented on the incident. in
the trump impeachment inquiry former u.s. ambassador to china former u.s. ambassador to ukraine a matter your van of it has arrived at the capital to testify in in may president trump ordered that she be called from her post reportedly because she was blocking efforts to pressure ukraine into investigating joe biden the president has previously described him as uganda which as bad news. well forces in the u.s. city of los angeles have boarded about a 100000 people to leave their homes as a wildfire rages out of control in cities that edge of forces say the blaze is covering more than 800 square kilometers schools colleges and roads are being closed. but here appears prime minister rudd has been awarded the nobel peace prize for 2019 for his work to resolve the border conflict with neighboring eritrea the 2 countries restored relations in july last year after years of hostility to abby took over as prime minister early in 2080.
at the met has only been in office for a year and a half but his push for peace and democracy in that short time impressed the nobel committee. even if much work remains are they are with has initiated important reforms that give many citizens hope for a better life and the brighter future. abby was awarded for the reconciliation he forged with eritrea the 2 neighbors were in broiled in a longstanding border conflict. after a war in the late 1990 s. kills an estimated 70000 people they failed to implement a peace studio. but within months of taking office abby met with every trace president 1st summit where they signed a historic peace agreement. it was a moment ethiopians and eritreans had been waiting for for decades the critics say
there has been little progress since then on key goals such as economic cooperation . the nobel committee also recognized abbey for implementing democratic reforms when jiminy theo paeans respect. he did a lot for example releasing prisoners and granting freedom to people. only one year he has brought so much change be is the one who made freedom of speech possible for ethiopians. he even outside of ethiopia he has a great vision for all africans he believes in peace democracy and equality he's one of the best leaders for africa right now. abby was praised for mediating in other regional conflicts like here in sudan the committee set the price was intended to encourage these efforts for peace and democracy in ethiopia and the region. and fought the fallout from the ban on nike coach alberto salazar for
doping violations continues to shape the world like his world famous project powerhouse the training middle and long distance from this is to close in the wake of. nike's oregon project has been home to some of the world's greatest athletes for nearly 2 decades british 4 time gold medalist mo farrar is likely the most famous of the bunch trained in oregon from 2011 to 2017 the most successful period of his career but the oregon project is shutting its doors following the doping scandal engulfing head coach alberto salazar he received a 4 year ban from the u.s. anti-doping agency for orchestrating and facilitating prohibited doping earlier this month. though salazar has appealed the ban and been publicly backed by the company nike c.e.o. mark parker announced the project would be shut down in an internal memo this
situation is a distraction for many of the athletes in his compromising their ability to focus on their training and competition e its successful runners at this month's world athletics competition in like german bronze medalists constanza close to half in or netherlands gold winners sits on his son are just 2 of many nike sponsored athletes who will now need to find new coaches in training facilities salazar's case has cast a shadow on results by oregon project affiliated runners international olympic committee president thomas buff has called for an investigation into athletes who trained with salazar. who is there any results olympic results the faked it or directly or indirectly with regard to. the principle of. the u.s. anti-doping agency made it clear the athletes were unaware of the doping which is a major factor in determining suspensions in our opinion the evidence showed they
were manipulated certainly many of them thought that into having to go receive medical training treatment from a doctor with salazar appealing his ban in the i.o.c. continuing investigations the only thing definite about the situation is that oregon project athletes will need to find a new place to train. in her mind of our top stories at this hour the u.s. defense of provinces called on turkey to halt its offensive against kurdish militia in northern syria tens of thousands of people have been displaced by the fighting the u.s. says on close off gratian threatens to reverse the progress made against so-called islamic state. ethiopia's prime minister ahmed haass one of the 29 nobel peace prize you know we just nobel committee said it was a recognition of his decisive initiative to result they want a conflict with neighboring countries trying to come just restored relations in