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and 15. working on the discovery. expenditure an inboard. this is d w news live from berlin i may just shank up in german politics too outspoken opponents of the coalition with german chancellor angela merkel's conservatives are elected leaders on the social democrats victory could mean the end to the party's grand coalition also coming out. tough questions of the sentencing laws in the u.k.
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a week after the deadly london bridge stepping up to the attack it turns out to be a convicted terrorist who was granted early release from jail. and it's not the same old song and dance thousands of activists in mexico and chile am to open people's eyes to violence against women. welcome germany's government could be soon seeing a shake up off the shop critics of the coalition with chancellor angela merkel's conservatives were elected new leaders of the social democrats nor but divided border young's and saskia esque and want to renegotiate their coalition deal with the conservatives and focus more on social justice invest. ment and climate
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policies. such as kin and norbert all to borean celebrate their win more than 50 percent of social democrats voted for them as the new co-leaders of germany's oldest political party the s.p.d. ones standing side by side with the candidates they ran against in a show of solidarity doesn't i live so it's i mean we're all social democrats here that's something we really learned during regional conferences and this provides an important conversation for what lies ahead and it's up to ads to unite this party and invite our rivals to work together in the end i was just like and say i'm so glad it was clear a guy votes and vice chancellor all of schultz made the final ballot after making it clear they wanted to maintain the governing coalition with merkel's conservatives unlike the winners though the defeated duo emphasized the need for unity to clobber the i believe the s.p.d. has made a decision means new party leadership types no everyone should get behind them and . as cannon fodder boy must still be confirmed at a party conference next week and they're willing to continue the grand coalition if
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some changes are made. by clear positions to our coalition partners and to find the areas where we can work together meet what is not possible and what cannot wait. these are all issues that must be discussed at the party conference. the spokesman for merkel c.d.u. party said the coalition stands get its instead of talking about parties we have to talk about the challenges germany faces and governing this country well is the basis of the coalition agreement between the s.p.d. and conservatives and nothing has changed in this respect. and for now in the months long battle to lead the s.p.d. is over. well i'm joined now by our political correspondent simon young hi simon people are calling the election of days to late as a shock what's surprising about us i think it is a shock you know the polls are pointing in the other direction these 2 relatively
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unknown s.p.d. politicians of pushed schultze who is the finance minister and chancellor who is deputy in the current government so obviously he's very well known and you know they've won out on the basis of this vote of the membership these are left leaning politicians who want to see a change of course and are generally speaking skeptical about the future of the coalition between social democrats. conservatives and so this could lead to is a change in that in germany is national government what let's talk about that these people are critics of this coalition how what is this bill for the longevity of the government right what they have sadie's the they want to renegotiate the coalition agreement that is the basis of the government they want to see much more much clear . or a social democrat policies in that things like message of program of investment for
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the climate for infrastructure also increasing germany's minimum wage for instance and various other things like that they say if they don't get that they don't get those need policies then they are inclined to withdraw support for the coalition the conservatives on their side except their leader anyway has said the question of really go shading that coalition agreement pretty much seems this the 2 partners in government are on collision course and what we're going to see is probably at least a period of minority government for the conservatives next year and i would predict a. you know the next election if you're set for 2021 will be earlier than that and the end of chance of medical will be earlier than expected as well so it's a very interesting times ahead going back to the party this is crisis time for the s.p. day they've had a series of electoral losses plunging support a series of leadership changes now the party members have put days to unexpected
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late is in place is this the behavior of a party that same panic or party members really believe that they can turn this party the fortunes of the party around well it's hard to say clearly this vote as i said is easy part of those who gave schultz the man who's in government right now and who stands really for continuity. you know the membership of the s.p.d.m. he way have said we don't want that we think it's time for a change something new what they've bought a relatively unknown faces and probably more left wing policies we'll have to see if that does anything to change the waning fortunes of the s.p.d. a reason is the right political correspondent simon young thank you. and germany's law just opposition party the far right alternative to germany has also elected 2 new leaders at
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a party conference in the city of. one is. a 44 year old house painter politician from eastern germany who probably is seen as a compromise candidate who's backed by the right wing as well as extreme right wing supporters of the posse. an incumbent who was reelected. outside the conference hold large crowds protested against the party. well it was brics it now boris johnson is putting lauren order at the center of the u.k. election campaign the british prime minister. the country's sentencing system was revealed that the man who carried out friday stabbing attack had already time in jail for terrorism was killed 2 people before police shot him dead the so-called islamic group has claimed responsibility but offered no evidence to support its claim. police are 12 at the site of friday's attack one of the
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victims has been named as jack merritt he was attending a conference on prison rehabilitation at the time. and 250 kilometers away extensive searches at the home of the attacker 28 year old as mankind he served time for terror fences but was released early subject to an extensive list of conditions. and it is this revelation that has stirred debate in a country in the middle of a general election campaign. we want to toughen up the sentences for serious and violent offenses and i've said for a long time that i think that the practice of automatic early release where you cut a sentence in the hope of them it really serious violent offenders out early simply isn't working and i think you've had some very good evidence of how that isn't working i'm afraid with this case i think we need to look at what happens in the in
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the prisons what happens with the patients service and what happens with the role of the parole board in the us and make sure the sentences are appropriate but above all it's what happens inside the prison if prisons continue to be understaffed overcrowded and a lot of prison is not being properly supervised and i think there is a danger to everybody in the future. police say they are working flat out to establish the full circumstances of this stopping and as more details and match the attack is likely to thrust tara into the spotlight in this election campaign. now to some of the other stories making news around the world and police in the netherlands have arrested a man suspected of stabbing several people in a busy shopping street in the hay they say is a 35 year old homeless man 3 teenagers were wounded in friday's attack and now out of hospital. hundreds of environmental activists in eastern germany have occupied
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coal mines calling for an immediate end to the use of fossil fuels much of the rust belt region depends on the mines for jobs campaigners say the government's plans to phase out coal by 2030 to don't go far enough. and 2 people have been killed in an avalanche on the italian side of long the snow reportedly came loose at an altitude of around 3000 meters where the victims are said to have been skiing off piste no one else is believed to be missing. maltese prosecutors have charged businessman you're going finnick with complicity in the murder of journalist daphne. finnick pleaded not guilty to involvement in the killing and one other charge related to the case police arrested him 10 days ago while he was trying to leave malta on board his luxury yacht. daphne koller on
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the glitzier was investigating government corruption when she was killed in a car bomb attack 2 years ago w. spoke to him shortly after fenech appeared before judges in a court in volatile i will be content when every fall when full justice is finally delivered for everybody involved in these murder and everybody she ever exposed and everybody involved in her murder possibly has not been identified yet which is why we are expecting the prime minister to leave office and parliament and be investigated along with his chief of staff. because they may have very well have been involved in the plot to murder. well the political crisis in malta is also sounding alarm bells in the e.u. the european parliament is dispatching a delegation there on monday to assess whether the tiny member state is that hearing e.u. laws and values the pressure on the maltese government is also escalating with ordinary citizens getting angry about the day. to day and night
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people are out on the streets to show their anger anger at their government and the state of their country. they have to pay for that drives they can't just walk away free. the face of murder journalist stephanie cutter want to kill it has become a symbol for all that's wrong our country has been destroyed by the group of criminals you can call them posing as government officials the protests transcend generations and party lines people here want the same thing. in malta what we witnessed in the bus the airs is complete merger between the big business and the government but many think that people power can help clean up the country we can make a difference that change is possible. all agog you can finnick has been charged with involvement in the murder of to me carol want to see if he's pleaded not
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guilty he had tried to escape the island in his luxury yacht now he's trying to work out a deal with the government for his immunity fenix casino in puerto mass so is said to be a hub for money laundering and the delhi more power station jointly owned by fenech was at the center of one of the island's biggest corruption scandals. opposite the courthouse in valetta is a memorial to jeff and kara want to see a 14 year old to zeani has come to lay flowers day after day after day the minister for justice which i would call injustice not justice sense his cleansing department to take this all of this but people like to see on a simply put it back up there determined to make sure she is not forgotten and that her death was not in vain a protest chance to chant and dance is becoming popular among women in latin america who are looking to raise their voices against violence and impunity it was
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created by a collective but it's universal message and catchy rhythm have made it easy to repaint from one country to another yes. it was not my fault my clothes were not why i was straight lines from the feminists and dance making waves across latin america and beyond. in we are angry we want to encourage and we want to be recognized as women a little people and citizen like almost. it was created by a chilean collective ford in the vendor 21st global day protesting violence against women and has spread to spain france and to mexico the rhythm and universal lyrics make the song easy to repeat its message to transcends borders. but like in america and everywhere in latin america there are very high rates of femicide
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rate of infertility for rapists and murderers for the disappearance and women. who are stuck with this chant and their fury the fight for women's safety can maintain today's momentum. up next is german soccer action with the bonus latest a change for that there's more now website d w i'm jarred about. the. earth. home to moons of species. a home we're seeing. here those are big changes and most start with small steps global interiors tell stories of creative people and innovative projects around the world bodies to protect the good which used to bring in ships and resources
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