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one. blogger with mobility show every week w. o s. this is d w news live from berlin where a major international conference same date reaching a peace deal in libya will soon get underway but on the ground in libya tensions are escalating at a government forces have seized oil fields and shut off the port and it means it could show toil explores. the coming up hong kong police firing tear gas at
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protesters as thousands gather for what they call a universal seach on communists. thank you. i have been home for a glad you could join me a major international conference aimed at reaching a peace deal for navia will begin here in berlin later today now libya's main warring parties and their international backers will seek to fresh out a deal to end years of conflict germany has expressed confidence that an agreement can be reached in them but tensions remain high in india and the country remains deeply divided. a quiet day in libya's capital tripoli. libyans awaiting news of sunday's berlin peace conference but expectations are low. mr lamotte that regarding the. berlin conference if it favors the libyan people libya will of
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course welcome it but if it pavers other matters then we won't be happy that here never saw the united. truth is the conference of berlin is simply a trap to libya i don't think that any benefits will come out of it. there are currently 2 sides to libya the internationally recognized government and the opposition. spearheaded by this man general khalifa haftar he wants to take power and he's raised the stakes forces supporting general have to have blocked oil exports from key ports in eastern libya holding the economy to ransom the country is divided with anti have to protests in western libya the conference in berlin overseen by the united nations aims to bridge this divide but it won't be easy. i'm not saying that's a mistake to say that it will be used as we're not saying naive to say that it will
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be the end of international divisions if we can lighten richie's calm down and call upon the divisions you know especially the regional ones but also international relations that we have seen in recent. would be very good. 9 years of conflict in libya has slowly turned into a regional proxy war the u.n. wants world leaders to stop meddling and hopes the berlin conference will be the beginning of the end for foreign interference let's talk through this now i'm joined here in the studio by all political correspondent hans but then it's the hand so what can we expect from these talks. is there really a chance for peace bearing in mind that we even saw general hostile walk away from troops in russia this week not only walk did he walk away from toe talks in russia earlier this week his supporters also have just blocked export ports in libya which is another form of power play in the run up to this negotiation that's happening today have to show you how powerful he is that he regards himself as on top of the
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situation the militarily strong. force in libya at the moment that's something that in fact has an effect on all of libya because oil revenues are still shared between the international internationally recognized government. it's a complicated situation both of these players on the ground here and good. it's not clear whether they're going to be meeting but they're not actually sitting f. a table today sitting at the table old us pause that are supporting one or the other side in libya because they really determine what's going to happen there and that's russia on the one side turkey on the other side the united arab emirates on the one side qatar on the other side it's really on one side france on the other side it's a very very complicated situation and we know what is that complex in mind do you think that they ease room for a compromise here between the 2 parties and of course the international back is or
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is it a case of or no nothing here today and in all the last thing would mean that one side wins militarily and that's not happened in the last year as. a general has been attacking the libyan capital tripoli for months now he has not really made much progress there it really depends on the outside support on the weapons that are coming from the outside on the mercenaries that are coming from the outside and this conference is trying to prevent start from escalating in fact prevent that from happening at all. because the german chancellor is trying to pursue to persuade all these countries involved not to supply for the arms not to supply through the mercenaries to support one side or the other and in fact to establish 1st of all a kind of stable ceasefire which has not happened yet a stable sation of facilities which would then lead to a formal cease fire and then to start some kind of political process that would
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formally divide power influence revenue from and so on in the whole of libya it's a very very long and complicated process that's only starting when a sorry for all. these to say that he's waiting to see what is the biggest issue on the table i mean is it oriel is it stemming the flow of migrants into europe what is it well certainly full the europeans for germany this stemming the flow of migrants is very important because libya. is the main country for african migrants trying to get to europe where they embark on boats and then cross into europe so that's always been very very important or even under colonel gadhafi still you know many years ago before he was deposed from power and killed so for the europeans that's very important but also they are other strategic issues involved there's the oil and the gas obviously but libya borders on countries such as in west africa the strategic places and there's the question of islamists and so on that also play
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a role many moving parts in the political correspondent hands but and analyzing all of it for us thanks so much when i say get it now at some of the other stories making news around the world this hour protesters have clashed with police in the lebanese capital beirut demonstrations through fireworks and police responded with tear gas and rubber bullets it is the latest flare up in 3 months of protests against alleged government corruption. healthful forty's in china say that another 17 people have been infected with a new strain of corona virus fears that the sauce like pathogen could spread further prompted asian countries around the united states to start screening at passengers coming from the chinese city of rouhani. where hong kong police have 5 tear gas in a public park as thousands of protesters participate in another anti-government rally now the demonstrators are continuing their codes for democratic reforms and
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against alleged police brutality organizers describe today's march as a quote universal siege on communists and the international community to sanction home calls government protest in the territory have been ongoing for months now. we're joined now by correspondent is spreading a who is in hong kong met his what has been happening where you are that today. yeah there was this siege on communists or early today mood was quite tense from the beginning because police had only allowed part of the rally to happen the people were allowed to assemble but they were not allowed to march and there were searches conducted before heavy police presence then from what i could see some protesters started smashing traffic lights and police moved on with force and dispersed the rally some arrests were made what we're seeing now most people have
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left now the scene police is still there they're conducting occasional searches a few people have been arrested now after this demonstration and. bystanders have come out and then he's a little scuffles that happened but mostly the protest is over no i mean it has been quiet in hong kong recently so why have protesters chosen to increase the pressure again this weekend. it has been quieter insists peshawar in and as far as violence is concerned things have calmed a little bit down protests have been going on there have been many small protests over the christmas days in shopping malls for example there has been a big march on the 1st of january where again hundreds of thousands. showed up and now today this march was also attended by
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a few tens of thousands of people mainly there is no solution to the crisis that underlies this conflict to demand of the protesters or the protesters feel their demands have not been met there's no dialogue between the government and the opposition so it is the none of the issues that underlie this conflict have been resolved and that is why protesters decided to come out again and briefly mathias how much support does the movement still have in hong kong. they have not been annie new opposed released in the recent 2 or 3 weeks but from what we've seen not not much has changed the population is divided along a 6040 percentage. with about 60 percent to 2 thirds supporting the protests and one 3rd to 40 percent supporting the government when i corresponded mathias spending
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a in hong kong keeping us up to date thanks for that. well britain's queen elizabeth has reached an agreement with her grandson prince harry and his wife make and that will allow them step back from their roles as working members all the royal family now they will cease to use the title royal highness and will no longer receive taxpayer money last month they said they wants to lead a more independent life. for the 1st time meghan there in white was seen holding hands with prince harry in public she may have known then that she might never again be simply meghan markle in the eyes of the media. and every mention thereafter she would be tied to harry and his royal ness. and that meant more media attention than she may have even imagined. even after a spectacular wedding the british media especially the tabloids disrupted dismayed
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and eventually helped disengage or exit prince harry and his wife meggan from royal service. rex it has tended to divide like bricks and in an extraordinary silver way it's interesting that the millennial tend to be sympathetic towards them on the whole the baby boomers tend to be disapproving of them all the whole and it appears of mother of them particularly want to pay for them public opinion in britain may be divided public opinion a tourist sites in britain are decidedly on the side of harry in macon and i think it's very cool that she gets to about america do as he wants but i think anyway that's because they're going to have a lovely life i wish them all the best i feel that would be a great step to them be unhappy are next for the happy happier couple and attempt at a more ordinary life split between britain the north america where some day they may be introduced as 1st meghan and then her husband harry all right to the wind is
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leaving now and how about this for a debut dortmund's winter signing at. holland scoring a hat trick as his side beat out that 53 now hole and managed to get all his goals in the 2nd half after coming on as a substitute they don't win twice trailing by 2 goals than a week and played a key role in turning the game around. baby steps for the teenage prodigy dorman started new signing earning holand on the bench it meant captain marco royce let the visitors attack 4 minutes in maybe he wished horan did been in his place. how he spoke punish dortmund's for their 1st half sloppiness floria needle actionis lead them into the lead 34 minutes gone. a minute into the 2nd half an hour spoke doubled their advantage with a post from the blue marco rishta with the strike will keep around bookie could do was watch and wonder. soon after it was union branch turn to show off his smart
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finish made it to one of my 2 within 5 minutes outspoken restore that to go christian needle actually a 2nd of the game a carbon copy of the 1st. it was time for the 20000000 euro man to appear and he quickly made his mark played in by jaden sanchez paula needed just one touch to score a classic strikers eyeful cold i have my son shows and equalized after rounding the home keeper. but this day was destined to belong to hall and he got his 2nd and dortmund 4th after great work by to organize. and he then kept a dream debut with 10 minutes to go streaking clear and finishing with pen ashe. dorman fended off a lot of competition to sign hall and that's efforts and their outlay already
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looking very worthwhile. well you know female gay men keep a curry fight to protect rhinos from poaches in south africa that is up next an aussie reason reporter on location i'm helena humphrey michael okwu takes over the news desk the state by phone now. after. earth a home for saving google india's tell stories of creative people and innovative projects around the world ideas to protect the climate and boost green energy solutions by global oil deals being done in series of global 3000 on d w and online.

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