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i am . sure this is it only news live from berlin is the finish line finally in sight and america's conservatives push for a coalition deal that could return them to power that's alongside germany's social democrats led by martin schulz expectations are rising here in berlin that eleven days of talks could be almost over also coming up an exclusive report from kenya where victims of a list police brutality are filling my world these morons who have used years from one officer willing to speak out and the power struggle in paradise tourist hot
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spot the mall deems faces a political crisis after the country's president imposes a state of emergency on now the opposition once india to intervene. i am. on leyla hauraki thank you very much for your company everyone here in germany and america is conservatives and the center left social democrats are working on forming a government and they're still far apart on several key issues leaders on both sides are pushing hard for an agreement as the deadline after deadline passes. it's decision day in berlin again conservatives and social democrats arriving for a day eleven of coalition talks and the day is not going to be easy health employment and foreign policy are still three major hurdles to overcome nonetheless
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today they're hoping to finally seal the deal if the truth is that after all this is about the quality of life for the people and about being a successful business location every single one of us will have to make painful compromises so i am willing to do that if we can assure that in the end he advantages will outweigh the disadvantages and it's influence the nothing. it's michael's last push to clinch an agreement on a new grand coalition the deal is supposed to end months of political limbo and europe's top economy. skeptical missions leaving god thus those letters about was nothing less than forming a stable lasting government in one of the largest industrialized countries in the world that meets the challenge us both internationally and nationally about some model not so very good. and not only the world is waiting for germany to get its act together closer to home in germany spawned attack the parliament is also eager
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to discuss the upcoming legislative agenda. let's go straight to our chief political correspondent and the crane there she is at the city you had quarters say here in berlin where the coalition talks are still on going well and is there an end in sight. there is an end in sight at least that's what we're hearing from inside this building where indeed they have been at it all day and essentially it is make or break day for these negotiations the parties had allotted two days of overtime and the clock is running down now on day two and we're told that there is optimism a lot has been achieved and in fact. a version of the document that they're working on has been leaked to the press and if you look at that and look at the areas that are marked in yellow in this document they are very few and far between at this point in fact they have reached agreement on according to one negotiator ninety to
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ninety five percent of the issues that they were negotiating on and just to give you a sense of the volume we're talking about this document runs one hundred sixty seven pages long fourteen chapters so in fact they've accomplished quite a bit in these eleven days nonetheless some of those who've been entering this building in the past couple of hours have said there are still hurdles to be overcome and the fact is that the essential decision will come down to whether the compromises are in the eyes of those who are making these doing these negotiations worth the sacrifices that are being made so we'll see where it ends but in fact as i say the clocks running clocks running melinda this is the longest period ever that germany has been without a government what happens if they don't reach a deal. which in fact could be the case either if the parties today don't seal these negotiations or afterward even if they do come up with an
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agreement today it still has to be put to the vote of the entire social democratic base that was a condition that the members put on the party they did not want to enter a renewed coalition to go she ations with conservatives they have the sense that past. grand coalitions have led to a drop in support so that was their essential condition and in fact it is not at all clear that the s.p.d. membership will approve of this if they do not at that point it's wide open once again most likely we would then see new elections that could take us into the summer before those were to occur leaving germany with a caretaker government which of course can manage the daily business of governing but is not in a position to take crucial initiatives on major challenges ahead and that also includes europe where another clock is running the french president emmanuel mccall has put some very serious proposals for a u. reform on the table he is waiting for an answer from berlin and it's an answer that
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only a lasting stable government can give all right chief political correspondent in the crane reporting from outside the city you h.q. here in berlin thank you. art want to tell you about some of the other stories making news around the world. poland's president says he will sign a controversial holocaust bill into law but andre jute us says he will let the country's constitutional court decide on its legality the bill makes it illegal to suggest poland was involved in nazi germany's crimes and balance the term polish death camps and israel in the u.s. have criticized the bill. zimbabwe's main opposition leader morgan tsvangirai is reportedly critically ill in a south african hospital his supporters have been told to quote brace for the worst sixty five year old disclosed two years ago that he had colon cancer. and south african president jacob zuma in
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a specific order to his state of the nation address set for thursday the move could herald an attempt by members of zuma as own party to oust him from office leaders of zuma as ruling african national congress at the party's executive committee will hold a special meeting tomorrow to discuss his possible removal. we have to the horn of africa now in kenya where in the slums of nairobi dead bodies of young poor men are turning up on the streets almost every day they are suspected of being criminals and are executed by the police without charges without trial did all the news speaks to a whistleblower who were veals an underground war on crime that's believed to have claimed more than three thousand lives the past year. october two thousand and seventeen it's been two days since mom pry own lost her son brian one thousand years old executed by the police. and.
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you. brian lived in one of nairobi slum the police suspected him of being a thug and thieves but his mother disagrees. before i make. a choice was brian's friend a neighbor here in her community in kao lives where he was killed along with his three friends. i had to take him to. the policeman on the one who got down. there is more evidence images of brian and his dead friends published on facebook joyce says the police themselves post the pictures to instill fear and brand the victims as criminals. filming at the city more trees forbidden but it seems that the killing of brian and his friends was not an isolated incident we're told that
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twenty to fifty corpses arrive here every day almost all killed by the police. dr brian beach unger is an independent forensic expert he confirms that cases like brian's are part of a larger pattern. when she wants to be the back into wounds to the head and to wounds to the chest when objective or when one who's trying to get back in the head in the chest is not due to. it's difficult. for police repeatedly denied to w.'s request for an official interview. one officer inside the system however says he's against the extrajudicial killings and wants to uncover the actions of nairobi's police he agrees to talk to us and honestly as he fears for his life. so the procedure is as a cop you're given an order you don't know where the order comes from you're told hey this is what's happening. and now it's time to shoot to kill and then you go
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you land within that process if you don't get the right guy you'll end up killing the wrong guy and if you get the right guy you also kill the right guy without prosecution and nobody cares. crime is rife the prisons are full and for many police the lives of those who live in the slums in this until now thousands of extrajudicial killings in kenya have been covered up and gone unreported. frind family at his funeral they feel that he like so many other young men was stripped off judicial process and his human rights. and it's a sad sad that bryant won't be the last young man will fall victim to nairobi fighting against crime. a power struggle in the popular holiday spot them all
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these has plunged this indian ocean island into a deep political crisis presence of delay in me in order to arrest of a former president and two supreme court judges on monday you mean declared a state of emergency and the standoff between the president and the supreme court erupted when the tribunal ordered the release of the present opposition leaders all escalating tensions are worrying for not regional governments and the people of the maltese saw rely heavily on tourism. judges at the supreme court found themselves on the other side of the law during the early morning raid on tuesday two were arrested including the chief justice their detention comes after they ordered the release of political dissidents and made it possible for the opposition to impeach the president. protestors wrist arrest in the capital monday on monday they're furious at the president for ignoring the court's ruling last week to free nine position leaders the judges said their trials had been politically motivated.
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with the unrest growing the government has moved to give itself extra police powers the president has declared a state of emergency for the next fifteen days in mali and wherever suspects of illegal activities all situated president of doing i mean has ruled the maldives a largely unopposed since two thousand and thirteen but accused of corruption he fears the court's decision will strengthen dissenting voices in the country and lead to his impeachment and so yeah i mean is trying to protect his grip on power on monday he had his own half brother arrested mamoun abdul gayoom was president for thirty years before the maldivian became a democracy in two thousand and eight now he sides with the opposition before he was taken away he recorded this message. i've done nothing wrong or unlawful i urge the people of the multi-phase to be strong
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and stand with us. and we will win. waiting in the wings is another former president mohammed nasheed who fled the country is one of the leaders of the court order to be freed if the ruling does get implemented he could challenge i mean for the leadership later this year. all right to soccer now and dave it means goliath and this was german cup quarter finals when third division part of our host mighty munich tonight all for the home side it's a chance to pull off a momentous upset and for buyers it's a key step in their bid to win three trophies. part of bombs warriors a poised to do battle with the bavarian hard man. hosting by in munich in the german cup quarterfinals is a rare highlight for the former bond as they get clubbed who suffered back to back relegations in two thousand and fifteen and two thousand and sixteen they only avoided jumping into the fourth to last term on a technicality. coach stephan bogart has mixed feelings about meeting by on but
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he's staying philosophical. if you're going to take it how it is i maybe would have preferred a different draw but there's nothing more wonderful than playing i mean to minds it will be difficult for us because by and there on another level. it's easy to see why it is wary buying are in tremendous form as they power to a six straight bonus league a title a potential trouble of bundesliga champions league and german cup is very much. no slacking. i. within the squad we have good competition for places everyone wants to play so i'm going to rotate a bit. moving the goalposts isn't an option against. just have to try it the hard way. now watching that when you're still a lot more of a comma including after yesterday's dramatic losses rebound soon after.
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trading. losses but nowhere near as drastic as expected then things will and we'll have the details on that story coming right up. right after this. every journey begins with the first step and every language the first word published in the. eco is in germany to learn german why not learn the simple online on your mobile and free. to w z e learning course because german. entered the conflict zone this week on conflict zone i miss them but to talk to russia connection i still cook is ruining my.


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