Skip to main content

tv   DW News  Deutsche Welle  October 19, 2019 3:00pm-3:16pm CEST

3:00 pm
this is day to every news line from the day in the u.k. prime minister tells them pays to move on with bricks it. a way i want to try i know is to try to speak to this the forest johnson urges lawmakers to back his last ditch breaks a deal but without a majority in the house of commons a success is far from certain on the streets protesters are calling for a 2nd referendum also coming up finance flares in barcelona the capital of spain's catalonia regions gripped by a 5th day of unrest after all florentines jail separatist leaders. and kurdish and
3:01 pm
turkish forces fighting each other in northern syria both blaming each other for violating the fragile cease fire meanwhile tens of thousands take to germany streets in solidarity with the kurds. i'm rebecca has welcome to the program british prime minister boris johnson's plan to have polman vote on his new brakes a deal today has run against a new obstacle and pays in the house of commons debating an amendment that could put the vote off to next week the amendment calls for a delay to brick set until the deal details of the deal are written into u.k. law meanwhile thousands of protesters have gathered in central london to mounting a new referendum on leaving the you and plan to converge on parliament square. and
3:02 pm
speaking to lawmakers johnson urged them to pass his brakes a deal so the country could move on let's hear what he had to say people simply will not understand how politicians can say with one breath. they want. to avoid and no deal. that they still want to live with a great deal is they're. trying. now is to charge mr speaker to do these things on t.v. correspondents shallop parts is standing outside the house of parliament in london she joins me now charlotte bring us up to speed about what's happening in there right now. well the situation is extremely complex and few it so please bear with me while i try to explain it we were expecting a decisive vote today on boris johnson still on whether parliament would approve it finally or not now it looks like 1st and amendment is going to be tabled and that
3:03 pm
amendment would force boris johnson if the parliament approves it would force boris johnson to ask the european union for an other extension for yet another extension . force for for 3 months and he would have to do that tonight so it looks likely that this amendment will be voted through and that would of course take the pressure off that vote on the boris johnson's deal. johnson has said if indeed he has to ask for an extension then he would conservatives to walk out of parliament and not participate in the vote on his deal so there wouldn't be a decision on that today and we would probably most likely next week see another vote on this deal that he has negotiated with the european union so possibly not as decisive today as he'd hoped now he has addressed the parliament so has opposition leader jeremy corbyn let's take a listen to what he had to say. the government is claiming if we support it
3:04 pm
will get done and the backing them today is the only way to stop. i simply say. supporting the government is often moon would merely fargo's starting pistol in a race a race to the bottom in regulations to. race to the bottom the opposition leader jeremy corbyn addressed in the poem a little earlier he's not the only one opposed to the deal why are so many pays against it. what we've just heard jeremy called and this the labor spheres are the workers' rights environmental rights would be watered down there would be deregulation when boris johnson negotiates future relationship with the european union that's on the labor side we also know that the the northern irish unionist party is extremely against this deal because basically it would make northern
3:05 pm
ireland different from the rest of the united kingdom and would put a border in the irish sea so many different m.p.'s are against this deal for different kinds of reasons and i think this is what it all comes down to right of parliament has been divided on the issue of bracks it for 3 years now on how to leave on what kind of deal they want with the european union if they want to stay closer aligned rather have a hard break sit and this really mirror us again in the debate today that many parliamentarians just. very divided on the issue and at the same time as the m.p.'s are in parliament to beijing and voting today there's a huge demonstration underway in london people calling for a 2nd referendum can you tell us a bit more about that. well you see some of the protesters actually gathering behind me with the european flags there people have been arriving all morning from all across the united. kingdom actually to protest here in central london and what
3:06 pm
they are demanding is a people's vote another vote from the british people on whether to accept this deal that boris johnson has negotiated with the european union all whether indeed after all remain in the european union of course most of the protesters for that they approach european they want to remain in the european union they say they've been tricked the british public has been tricked into voting to leave the european union in that referendum 3 years ago so this is what it's all about today and we're expecting tens of thousands of protesters here in central london to parts in london for us thanks very much. let's turn now to some of the other stories making headlines around the world in hong kong pro-democracy demonstrators have held a further protest against the law banning masks by covering their faces and making a human chain in the city many war cartoon character mask says they linked hand in
3:07 pm
a peaceful demonstration. chile's president has declared a state of emergency amid widespread protests there have been violent demonstrations in the capital santiago as well as massive fires in high rise buildings the protests started after the government announced a hike in city transportation fares. the army has stepped up security in the lebanese capital beirut nationwide protests against the worsening economic crisis and continuing for a 3rd day demonstrators want the government to scrap plans to impose new taxes they accuse the political late late of looting the economy. as to spain now where there's been another night of violence in the city of barcelona as catalan pro independence protesters clashed with police the semi autonomous region of catalonia has rebuked the country's supreme court for jailing catalan separatists late is colonias regional chief kim torah has called for talks with the central government following 5 days of unrest. as darkness descended on
3:08 pm
barcelona so too did violence. clashes between protesters and security forces illuminated by burning makeshift barricades. sticks and stones versus tear gas and rubber bullets. eventually the water cannon rolled and. it was a predictable end to a 5th day of protest in catalonia even if the vast majority of the half a 1000000 who marched had done so peacefully. over the past 3 nights what i've seen on the streets setting fires to things and essentially creating chaos is not what's the general populace of catalonia feels others see the violence as a means to an end. i'm against. this but it seems that
3:09 pm
violence it gets more media tending and march this. morning formation about the real subject. but not everyone is so keen on the media's presence i. barely or the catalonian regional president condemned the violence. sentenced to 100 years for staging a referendum that reach a vote on independence again. but some fear that will only make the situation worse. he cannot 3 days after this sentence tell people that he's going to put the ballots again on the streets because we saw what happened last time and we saw the reaction of the spanish government and we saw that this is going to only incites more violence police said
3:10 pm
31 people were arrested as madrid delivered a warning. you know you think i'm in order to not oh i shouldn't think that the vandalism and the violence in catalonia will go unpunished yes and i don't want to cut them on the city's walls the defiant reply you taught us that being peaceful is useless. as flames lit the streets of luna for another night catalan independence has once again turned to political wildfire. how correspondent helen humphreys in barcelona sent us this incessant. by day calm may have been restored here but last night saw a new level of violence in barcelona begging the question whether night for will once again unleash chaos on the streets here we witnessed masked young people armed with sticks and stones and bottles turn the streets into a battleground fires blazed in smoke filled the air and police responded racing
3:11 pm
their vans through the masses using tear gas and water cannon today the destruction is evident with damage to street signs and traffic lights some 128 people have been arrested since these protests began on monday 500 people injured and 200 police officers many here in barcelona say they don't know where these violent use are coming from and say they don't represent the independence movement. here in germany protests are underway to show solidarity with kurds in northern syria it comes after days of heavy turkish bombardment of kurdish areas along the turkish syrian border and a shaky cease fire that still in effect pro kurdish demonstrators gathered in burns' potsdamer platz with ever more even more people taking to the streets of cologne it comes as tensions rise between pro to pro kurdish groups are rising across the country place are on high alert to try and prevent clashes. data
3:12 pm
being correspondent satan satan is at one of the protests in berlin she sent us this update. kurdish organizations have called for protests all over germany in 13 different cities today there are people protesting turkish military operation in northern syria here in berlin more than 2000 people have gathered and 550 police officers are on duty german authorities have called for peaceful operations this is very important there are more than 3000000 people living in germany with turkish origin and it is estimated that 1000000 of them are with kurdish region so german authorities do not want to see any kind of clash between these communities living here in this country. and a storage mistake that's how the european commission president sums up the a used failure to start membership talks with north method donia and albania is admission from a made for a sobering end to a summit in brussels italy wants to restart talks on enlarging the bloc france has
3:13 pm
other ideas chancellor merkel wanted to put pressure on paris but she didn't succeed france continues to say no opinion and northern macedonia to western balkan countries will have to wait for invitations to join the e.u. they won't be offered at this summit. when germany for position was that under certain conditions e.u. access and talks could begin but i'm sorry to say this position was not unanimously agreed upon. without any entry prospect member states are concerned that russia or china might win more influence in the region but france together with denmark in the netherlands criticizes the current approval process president mcconnell says it's too cumbersome for paris reform is long overdue and a key issue. is what that the process must be reversible otherwise it won't be credible and that's why my wish is that before we accept a new e.u.
3:14 pm
members that many of the current members meet the reform criteria. e.u. states are postponing the start of accession talks for the 3rd time a new date has been set chancellor merkel says the next attempt will be early next year. to the rugby world cup next where england have overpowered australia 40 to 16 in their quarterfinal in japan joining may score 2 tries to help the 2003 winners eliminate the 2 time champions england will face holders new zealand in the semifinals after the all blacks fade island 46 to 14. a passenger on a plane flying over mexico shot footage of the famed petal volcano erupting through the clouds the mountain is sending a plume of ash up to an altitude of more than $6000.00 made his popo as it's known locally erupts regularly but is rarely considered dangerous as
3:15 pm
a reminder of the top story we're following for you british prime minister barak's johnson is warning against a langbroek said saying any hold up would be pointless and expensive u.k. parliament is in session on a saturday for the 1st time in 37 years to allow m.p.'s to debate and vote on the new deal agreed with the new. faces date of news live from berlin we'll be back up next with more headlines thanks for watching. today. you know the banks. and so watch the language you're. speaking the truth global news that matters g.w. made for mines.


info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on