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this is d.w. news live from berlin combative and confident chancellor angela merkel lays out her new government's vision to german lawmakers immigration the industry and criticism of the war against syria also featured prominently we'll get the details from our correspondent also coming up is this the man who got donald trump elected cambridge analytical c.e.o. alexander next pays the price for his part in the facebook data abuse scandal the consultancy suspends him for boasting about using dirty tricks to swing election.
vocal harang free scores of kidnapped schoolgirls but has a warning for parents don't try educating your daughters again we'll go live to lagos for the latest. plus new mars rocky transition to freedom the country's first civilian president resigns amid ongoing international criticism of the rohinton prices tinto was largely a proxy for de facto leader on talks which will ask what his departure means for the country. and the fashion forward females of the congo the so-called sap you are a famous dandy but we need the women giving men a run for their money. i'm saving someone's gonna thank you for joining us german chancellor angela merkel has marked the beginning of her fourth term in office with a wide ranging policy statement the chancellor addressed a number of issues. in her speech she had harsh criticism for turkey's military
operation on the syrian town of a freend she also spoke about migration and islamic in a contradiction of her newly appointed interior minister or as they hope she insisted that islam had become a part of germany. no question that historically our country is christian but. this is it's also not to say that the four hundred million muslims living in germany mean that their religion islam has not become a part of germany. for more on the story let's bring in our chief political correspondent melinda crane who was in the bundestag and this is been a big cultural debate going on here in germany we heard the chancellor there saying islam is a part of german culture what did you make of that absolutely well that was a response opposed to germany's far right party the alternative for germany a.f.d.
which in fact is now the biggest opposition party here in the bundestag but beyond that it's also a response to several people within the chancellor's own party who have of late been playing the islamic lama phobic populist card by questioning the degree to which islam is part of german culture and society and that's a very very clear statement from her that it absolutely is a part she went on to say look i know a lot of people may have some problems with that statement but the fact is is the aim of this government must be the aim of this government that we all promote our ability to live together with one another so a very very clear commitment to her from her they are to intercultural tolerance this was their first big policy speech since being sworn in again as chancellor what else did out to you. it stood out to me as one of the strongest speeches we've heard from her in quite
a while she began by saying that germany has seen an absolute polarization because of migration and said migration has divided our society and essentially she then went on to admit that she was wrong when she said after the election that she didn't see much that could and should have been done differently she listed a whole host of things that germany would do differently in future and she devoted a great deal of the speech to talking about those social divisions that have arisen she acknowledged that the enormous wave of migration in twenty fifteen when she essentially opened to germany's doors to a million migrants that it had been destabilizing that it had caught society unprepared she thanked all of those who worked hard to deal with the burdens that it imposed and she said the fact is we can all be deeply proud of our country and she got a lot of applause for that line she also went on to say that that kind of wave of
migration must be an exception but she said that germany is committed to fulfilling its international obligations meaning its obligations also to take in refugees she listed a whole host of measures that she will take in future to try to address the divisions in the society and just a couple of other headlines she she said that germany remains firmly committed to multilateral solutions in the foreign policy arena she castigated any notion of a return to protectionism and trade barriers saying that only damages the interests of all she said that germany's future lies in the cohesion of europe and devoted a number of moments to talking about europe and finally she acknowledged that germany lags digitalisation and has a lot of work to do to catch up all right our chief political correspondent melinda crane for us. thank you melinda. to some other news now in
a british academic who created the app that harvest the data on millions of facebook users says he's being used as a scapegoat by both the social network and the political consultancy behind that data graph facebook says aleksander colgan violated its policies by passing the data to cambridge analytic the u.k. based company is now in hot water after its c.e.o. was filmed by undercover reporters boasting about the dirty tricks he uses to swing election results the center of london hoeing to cambridge analytical. the firm c.e.o. had a reputation for enjoying media attention but in the past few days alexander nick seemed less happy in the media spotlight. on tuesday cambridge analytic has suspended makes following an undercover investigation by british broadcaster channel four he was secretly filmed by a reporter posing as
a concierge and to get candidates elected alexander nix outlined some dirty tricks to help things such as blackmail. be effective indeed just to get will never speak to the courts. that it. has to be true to the fiction that this video recorded there or in trapping politicians by filming them in compromising situations that kill three of the candidates out of the. six to eight. shortly before being suspended next told b.b.c. he was exaggerating the company's work. but these latest accusations on the only problems dogging can be channelised the company had previously brank haven't used facebook profiles to help get us
president donald trump elected now the u.k.'s data protection agency has social warrant to search cambridge analytic is headquarters and its investigation within the company illegally collected the facebook. this comes after a former employee spilled the beans on the company's tactics he says people were asked to download a facebook app weeks secretly stole private data about the user and their facebook friends i will need to engage fifty thousand one hundred thousand people a really big data really quickly and it scaled really quickly we were able to get upwards of fifty million plus facebook records in the span of a couple months and that's how one of the biggest breaches in facebook's history came about. facebook's has been dodging the media for days british lawmakers have summoned him to appear before a committee and accused facebook of misleading them at
a previous hearing the hashtags delete facebook and where is trending on social media and the calls for the internet giant to take responsibility for the breach. we realize how important these companies are for example to elections right across europe and i think this is the year when politicians are woken up the public woke up and it's time for the tech companies to wake up because they don't get their act together they are going to face serious repercussions social networks will once celebrated as the saviors of democracy now critics are starting to ask where the social media should be more closely regulated. more on the fallout from the story now we have with us here in studio david meyer a journalist for fortune and author of the book control shift how technology affects you when you're bright and our social media editor jared reed with us good to have you both thank you very much start with you so one of the people who actually got rich off of facebook is not telling people to delete their accounts tell us about that it's brian acton he co-founded the messenger service whatsapp
which he sold to facebook in twenty four teams many many billions of dollars in a tweet he uses to. it is time hash tag delete facebook five words but it's a stinging blow to his by a. lot of people are talking about this now should we delete facebook friends too and that's something we. social media community here at joint savella you going to delete facebook a lot of values as a saying it's not quite as simple as just doing bash like. one of values as he said we all delayed our accounts and then watch another social network fills the gap and we have the same or different problems the need for something like facebook will still be there we need better regulation of data that seems to be the issue and another comment. i'm not advocating for the deletion of your social media presence the delayed hash tag facebook is laughable we need to get better at giving out
information away so i think pretty good points what do you make of that i mean at the heart of the scandal is of course the usurers themselves wake of the lessons learned here are in terms of. privacy well i think people are used to the idea by now perhaps that they are giving advertisers a way to target them by being on social networks they're revealing things about themselves that makes them easier to target i don't think people quite so that the same information is perhaps informing other buyers of information about them not just advertisers but people who want to target them with political messages and so on people's faces going all over the place and that's i think is a lesson that is perhaps really coming home from the scandal cured if people say they no longer want to be on facebook because that scandal what are the alternatives out there for them where they can have better privacy well clearly there is a demand for services like facebook and something that we've been seeing is people
using this as an opportunity to promote new platforms one of them is called the open book challenge it's launched by tech investor jason calacanis he's offering seven teams one hundred thousand dollars to invent a better face but we don't really know what that is there are alternatives none of them are really popular we have to keep in mind that google plus tried and failed my space tried to relaunch and it failed facebook really just dominates david we heard one of our users earlier saying listen this is not about deleting facebook at about better regulation so what should governments be doing what can governments do well the timing of the scandal is incredibly appropriate because in just over two months time there's going to be a major privacy reform across europe called the general data protection regulation the g.d.p. and it's got a lot of companies scared because they know that it's going to really limit what they can do with people's day so without getting their consent and it really on says a lot of the questions that have been raised by this particular scandal which walking
about data being collected for one purpose and then being used for some completely different purpose we're talking about being sold on. people's banks that they don't know that that's happening we're talking about people having profiles bills of them without knowing that that's happening and these are all things that are covered by the g.d.p. of this new law that's coming in so it's very very appropriate of course it's a european law all right rather than an american law but nonetheless people in the u.s. are now perhaps getting a bit more used to the idea of regulating these tech giants who seemed untouchable before and perhaps so look to europe for inspiration but that's one side of the coin of regulation isn't it what about the other side facebook will it play along with more regulation what are the incentives for it to do so well with this particular normal facebook or any other company transgresses the law they could lose up to four percent of the global annual revenues which is an immensely suge amount but it's not just about that it's about being able to tell the uses that
they are trustworthy i mean facebook is a monopoly sunday but tech does move us a fairly fast clip and that may not be the case in a few years time all right david meyer and jared reed with us in our studio thank you both very much for your analysis. now to some other stories making news around the world in syria at least forty four people were killed when a rocket hit a busy market in a suburb of damascus officials blamed rebels but they deny targeting civilians the market is close to rebel held parts of eastern that have been under government attack since last month. police in austin texas say the suspect in a series of bombings in the city is dead he died in an explosion as police would be able to arrest him for what he's been identified as a twenty four year old white male two people were killed and several wounded by five explosions in austin earlier this month. these really military has acknowledged it destroyed a suspected syrian nuclear reactor in two thousand and seven although israel was
widely believed to have been behind the airstrike it had never before commented publicly on it the defense ministry now says the operation eliminate a major threat and that current turmoil in syria has further vindicate the strain. in nigeria boko haram militants have more than one hundred girls abducted from a boarding school in northeastern nigeria a month ago now we have some exclusive video shot by due to increased showing some of the free girls shortly after their release boko haram warn parents not to send the girls back to school the nigerian government said it did not pay ransom for the girls' release and that more girls are being released. let's get the latest on the story with our correspondent in nigeria ajor increases standing by in lagos hi adrian give us some more context on these exclusive images of these freed schoolgirls that we've just seen. well
you've seen it it's time for jubilation in duck she today but it's also time for shock for some of the people because this came really as a big surprise there were not a lot of indications that pointed in this direction that the girls would be released anytime soon so we've learned that the terrorists came into this to the town early this morning and first people were scared they thought it could be another attack of course because also the military personnel in town withdrew shortly before but apparently they only drove two of the schools left the girls there and then they left the town so once again so it looks very much as if they were released and if there was some sort of arrangement with the government and even understand there's also some video you shot of celebration tell us more about this who was doing the celebrating. well of course the mood was very good but also some of the parents are not so happy because it is still not clear if all of the girls are back to cairo the government is currently counting them out of girls who returns right now they said it's one
hundred one girls that returned off the one hundred ten who where abducted so nine girls are still missing it is not clear where they are they're still in captivity or anything happened to them there are some reports of their friends who said that up to five of them might have died in the course of the abduction but this is again not yet confirmed if you've also been talking to a family whose daughter was abducted what did they tell you. is that was there about a month ago shortly after the abduction and i have talked to a family whose daughter was abducted back then and of course it was a time of a lot of frustration devastation it was very terrible to see the family there they didn't know what to do anymore and today i call the father again i call the haji and ask him to really come back and he was so happy and relieved and thankful he said yes she is back let me pass the phone to her she's right next to me so i had a short chat was with her. with ayesha and she sounded very tired of course after
all she went through but she also was certainly relieved that she's back with her family and that this nightmare is finally over for major do we know what the real reason is for why vocal rob has brought these girls back. well my dear as minister of information said the release was unconditional but a lot of people here do not believe that this is true and it is indeed quite unlikely that you are i'm off to keeping them for one month which just released this girl without taking anything in return remember last year there were dozens of the key chibok girls who were released back then and also the government claims nothing was given in exchange later inside sources within the government confirmed that's about two million u.s. dollars a web page to boko haram and also some of their senior fighters and commanders were released and people here in nigeria are fearing that if indeed money was paid once again for those girls this might be yet another incentive for terrorists to rates
new communities and effect a new set of people in the northeast of the country. adrian krishna reporting for us from lagos as a book to her on militants released more than one hundred abducted schoolgirls thank you so much adrian. now the e.u. which is a big ruling on a very controversial takeover helena we're talking about a company which will be created which will have huge market dominance see me on the feature on everything that we eat the european union giving the green light to the german chemical firm by its proposed takeover all the u.s. acrid giant monsanto and that nudge it will create the world's largest seed and pesticides company that brussels has set conditions. after months of uncertainty agricole mikkel giants byron monsanto will be heaving a sigh of relief today last august brussels launched an investigation into the fifty six billion euro merger which would create the world's largest integrated pesticides and seed company our in-depth investigation it raised concerns that the
transaction as it was mitchie fight would have significantly reduced come to titian in a number of markets in europe and globally. it would also significantly have reduced innovation which is very important to develop seats with a high yield or pests acts that are less toxic and less damaging to the environment to such. at the time the european commission which serves as the mt trust regulator for the twenty eight nation e.u. cited concerns the merger could reduce competition in key products for farmers brussels imposed several conditions on buyer they included selling parts of its business to german rival b.a.'s say if that deal announced in october would see buy or sell the bulk of its crop seeds units and its glide for say herbicide business to be. in response to these concerns the parties have
submitted a remedy package worse well over six billion euros. this remedy package removes all problematic overlaps between the parties activities. and it ensures that the number of global players active competing and innovating in seeds and pesticides remains the same before and after the merger brussels gave the go ahead despite opposition by environmentalists who fear the deal gives too much power to the world's leading manufacturer as of genetically modified organisms g.m.o. those and the controversial weed killer glyphosate u.s. regulators still have to approve the merger. lenny i spoke for financial correspondent john allen. and asked him about that issue of market dominance.
well you said it yourself helena fifty seven billion dollars that's definitely a big deal and one that will create the largest integrated seeds and pesticides company in the world cornering about a quarter of the world's seeds and pesticides market now the scale of this deal is perhaps only rivaled by the level of resistance that it has met all over the world from n.g.o.s and farming unions they've called this the merger from hell and critics have warren commission nervous tiger she risks creating the facebook of farming and by that they just don't mean a company big company that's under a lot of public scrutiny it's because buyer also has a wealth of digital farming data that allows it to tell farmers what to plant when to plant it when to kill it and when to fertilize so obviously this is a lot of power to concentrate in the hands of a single entity that goes way beyond market share. and still has you conditions as you mentioned and that us regulator approval as well how high are these hurdles.
well they're pretty high but you commission has already made satisfactory noises now buyer of course is looking to divest some of its seeds and herbicide sets to be to the tune of seven point two billion dollars and also to allow it to license its global farming data that's in order to comply with the divestitures that the commission wanted to see in order to force competition in a sector that's already seeing some pretty deep consolidation don't forget that this is the third merger that we're seeing the other two being dupont dow chemical and china now the commission is set to decide on the deal on april sixteenth and we'll get the latest update then. in frankfurt for us thanks for explaining that all to us. seven times b.m.w. prosecutors raided the company's headquarters on chews day as they search for evidence in the ongoing diesel scandal now b.m.w. c.e.o.
howard kruger has said that the company's diesel vehicles would not manipulate it now despite the company's legal worries financially the company's looking in good shape b.m.w. posted record profits of ten point seven billion euros from last year even after splashing out on research development now the company says it expects twenty eighteen to be that night in a row. one of japan's biggest solar power plants has gone into operation near tokyo now you might say solar plants and nothing you just want is a little different and it comes your way landis a different approach was necessary. the new plant built by kyoto based ceramics and electronics giant kyra's sirrah floats in the middle of a reservoir the solar array comprising more than fifty thousand panels covers about eighteen hc tears of a dam in chiba prefecture at the commissioning ceremony a cost zero spokesman indicated the plant could be the first of many like it. if
there are so many reservoirs we hope that this project will let us expand our business throughout japan by making use of them. with the loss of. the operator claims it's the biggest solar power plant on water in japan and your output is projected at more than sixteen million kilowatt hours that's enough to power around five thousand households for a year the plant began operating earlier this month two years behind schedule the french multinationals which develop the technology says the cooling effect of water on the solar panels increases their energy production and makes them more efficient than land based systems of similar size panels also shield the water from the sun and reduce evaporation. i've just seen me now with more on the surprise resignation and you have in other countries a first civilian the president has stepped down from his post with immediate effect
saying he wants to take a rest from his current work ten choice is a close ally the country's de facto leader aung san suu kyi who is barred from the presidency under the constitution and under the title of state councilor a statement from his office says a successor will be appointed within seven days we spoke to journalist david young gone earlier and asked him what this resignation means for me and my. as far as what this means going forward well i would say two things one person appears to be the front runner to be the next president is when me and he said it was announced today that he was stepping down from his position as speaker of the lower house of parliament but he's a very different personality from ten jaw much stronger personality so it's really hard to say he would be willing to jest be the sort of puppet figure that tinge are was or would he insists on having more decision making power certainly not more
than on some suchi but when he look and expect that some of that power from on some city to be decentralized so he can have some more autonomy in there and one more important thing to keep in mind so there is an acting president for perhaps a week that is sway he is the first vice president he's a former military general and he got into the position of first vice president because of this country's complicated power sharing arrangement between the civilian government and the military and he's acting president for a week there's a lot of things he could potentially do so the question mark is during this time period until they formally pick this next president you know what if anything significant what he tried to do my journalistic gave proof for us from me in my game thank you for bringing us up today. sure you're watching good news still to come confronting racism around the world we visit india where black africans have faced violent attacks from locals. to meet one of the female sup here they're the
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road and radio. located in the heart of europe you are connected to the whole world . experience outstanding shopping and dining offers triallists services. be our gassed trunk. managed by from. welcome back you're watching news our top story german chancellor angela merkel has addressed the issues dividing german society while presenting her government's agenda the parliament she stressed the need to tackle the causes of illegal migration while at the same time to think security and measures to integrate foreigners already living here and the political consultants the cambridge analytic guy has abandoned the c.e.o. after he was filmed posting about tricks the company uses to swing the election that's the facebook also is under fire after reports that cambridge analytics
illegally harvested data from millions of facebook accounts. now every day all over the world people suffer discrimination because of the color of their skin their nationality or their ethnic origin racism seen a phobia and intolerance affect millions to draw attention to the problem the united nations has declared today international day for the elimination of racial discrimination now this day commemorates the massacre in the township of sharp phil in south africa on the twenty first of march nineteenth sixty thousands gathered to protest against the country's of racist apartheid laws police opened fire into the crowd and the result was tragic sixty nine black people were killed. and one hundred eighty wounded many were shot in the back as they tried to flee nearly sixty years later much has changed in south africa and the rest of the world but racism still persists and throughout the day we'll be looking at how racism is
affecting different regions in the world right now our focus is on india for black africans have repeatedly come under attack by the local population in one particularly violent incident last year a mob attacked a group of african students in a shopping center in new delhi one man was beaten unconscious by the mob he told local media afterwards that no one had helped or called the police. reported about that incident at the time and found that racist attitudes and threats of violence were frighteningly common for africans who have made india their home have to be looking over my shoulder as i don't feel secure. it's june is going to result on campus with things ok we're safe or secure but off campus to go on is like go out to everything is settled you go to some places locally so work up to this ignored law so what and we can talk now to call in consols he is the designated senior advocate of the supreme court of india and also the founder of the human
rights law and there are a mystery in south that you for joining us we just heard from three africans living in india who told us last year that they were routinely discriminated against that they face threats of violence if we asked them the same questions today would we be getting the same answers you get exactly the same lines and what they've said is exactly correct it is game days of raising lead not all but wait a few indians can be surprisingly very vicious a violent and very races when it comes to black evil. and this is a surprising thing for india a d.j. set your australia did you do was blacks in delhi and right across the country they've been instances of assaults beatings criticism on the rule making fun of them when they walk past it's a terrible terrible situation i know those black friends who told me that the want
to leave india and never come back again they don't want to study in indian universities ever again mr gonzales we saw that social media video of that awful mob attack in a shopping mall in new delhi last march how common are these types of violent attacks where these attacks are quite. common. and i think a contribution to this is the fact that the police don't take them very seriously so the police are more inclined to protect indians were dak foreigners rather than the victims of the assault them service no it is this guys you look back that there is on one of the corridor doesn't go on for much in the seriousness of graeme's so if the police let them off let the accused
persons of then they are encouraged to do it again and again and blacks begin to feed that they really have no bully no police protection at all no safety even in a police station and the police are not here to protect them at all so it is this frustration and despair which is the cause so the kind of sentiment that you are totally are for it they don't like india this is not the india that they like at all and the second south in a set a surprising number of indians expressed racist attitudes why is that what is the root cause of those attitudes. i really don't know what is or who goes but i do know that it is very deep and very. the use of the word nigger is very commonplace in india. and i have seen even a judge in a court in a criminal court where it means you're in for destitute saying that he's been in the same clothes for the last one week and he is don't close to where and they just
told everybody to go sit down. so it is so it will be as if they didn't use remain oblivious or does very very. negative as they're all day. there's no lootie however you put it we don't even we don't even recognize that it's race language we use this option as if they would use a digital they're probably left for the privilege or do you concede that no the use of this domain knowledge itself is often so so it is a deep rooted prejudice all right calling themselves a designated senior advocate of the supreme court of india also the founder of the human rights lawyer network thank you so much for joining us on a program thank you. to afghanistan now the so-called islamic state says it is responsible for a bombing in the capital kabul that killed at least twenty nine people
a suicide bomber blew himself up on a road leading to a shiite shrine dozens of other people are being treated for injuries the attack came as afghans celebrated the persian new year holiday. just a short while ago davies was light house right now we spoke to the afghan national security advisor honey. the persian new year has turned deadly in kabul today after an attack attacks like these are expected to happen how did this still happen and why didn't your government prevent. well first of all like the subtitle in the strongest possible terms the most heinous act of terror against. civilian people who are out there to celebrate the new year it's afghan knew. he was the most cruel thing to do to people who were celebrating the new year now there were many
of such attacks planned against our people most of them have been prevented and fortunately this one that was cutting. out by a suicide. through the crux days has claimed responsibility for the attack your government has offered peace to the taliban what does the government doing to prevent extremism to grow further we have laws. to serious strategies a piece of chicken solution strategy to extend the offer of peace to the other would stay have rejected. not yet officially they have not yet taken a position but we are hoping that there will be sound judgment that there will be
a decision by their leadership in favor of their country but at the same time we have also launched a new free zone a counterterrorism strategy which is mutually reinforcing peace if you can solution strategy this is exactly with the aim that those who intend to harm our people must be stopped and must be defeated now derm and he will most likely deploy more soldiers to afghanistan given the current situation what will this how will this change the situation in the country . we have a common threat which is not just against afghanistan it's against afghanistan the region germany europe and the united states my extension of the global community that should be the starting point but the threats we face in afghanistan
and of our. common threats second to defeating boost common threats require a common strategy coleman mission and in this mission made to the united states and afghanistan together for this mission afghanistan has it. entirely the troll. germany nato and the rest of us have this you i'm a support order to provide training of why so support afghan forces as a support them so the role of germany with its soldiers is one of the most effective for roles in strengthening the forces to protect not only afghanistan but the region by extension of the wood community against this menace of toto's
thank you for a time is that right too. right at the democratic republic of congo now and a group of people known as they're known for their love of fashion and the finer things in life now traditionally the dandies have always been male but our next report shows that female sapir can be every bit as stylish as their male counterparts. dolce and gabbana gucci. this out she luxury brands that are beyond most people's means but for the so-called they have a mystical almost religious significance. perky seven days out for stroll with friends in kinshasa the capital of war torn congo.
this is a large part of the job. barbara kiss and is one of the few women among a supplier. the name comes from the french to stop short for the society of only also made cases and elegant people. in the south say you have to look long and hard to find shops that carry european luxury labels or knockoff from china. or more messed up it's difficult but it's our job in a committee. and that means being elegantly dressed in clothes that cost more than most congolese could ever ran. away or was a low being as the pack can get competitive this man says it's so important to be dressed well. some might call such fanaticism cynical in a country as poor as this one. to feel at the moment as i've survived
a lot of things already in my life like most congolese but as swatting myself not to always be suffering i wanted to be an important person in society in what little god gave me i share with others. to buckle to give you. my tetchy is in a tourist neighborhood and. it's crime writing and paul. that we that we have that back. up that everyone knows barbara has and they're. here in her neighborhood she's the only member of the certainly meant far and why age. allowed us to go when she moved here many people thought she was crazy but then we realized that's just how she is and we accept her oh the straw masses laid out like a red carpet women share for barbara and like groupies what
a pop star. oh oh oh oh. oh i thought my dumbledore oh boy we're very proud of her and nobody doubts her reputation that anyone who does should just get out of here. you don't want to know how i'd like to dress like that occasionally i wish my kids grow up to be like a she's so beautiful i want. bob or grew up an orphan in fact grandmother's cat sometimes they went hungry and barely had enough money for school when her brother became a supply barbara knew it was for her. not nice and inviolate i'm a big i want to make people feel better about themselves and i want to make them proud and happy even though this is a slum i like living here and that helped make this neighborhood a bit famous. by the comes able but always i'm a bit about. barbara runs
a bar with her husband it's another way to help others fit get the daily grind. of the things that he or she sets up homemade and congolese music. this apparently eating up in kinshasa to mark the anniversary of the passing of families is found. in the joined by fans reporters curious onlookers and of horsepower brass. most of depend on donations from fans both from home and abroad they spend everything on clothes. this is all about even though it's difficult at times i'd rather go without food than my clothes. it's not uncommon for such a lay down hundreds of your eyes her designer jacket or
a pair of shoes even if they're second hand. luggage all over asia i don't think it's bad they spend a lot on shoes. quite the opposite look how beautifully the. little. manager gene isn't a on account of the supplier she wants to sell her vegetables. on the side of the day i think it's a waste of time they're just doing that because they don't have proper jobs. if the government would do more for young people than this madness would be necessary. that a few hours later barbara and her fellow supply arrive at the cemetery. that movement raised to fame in the one nine hundred sixty s. protesting the country's despotic political process and as a distraction from difficult living conditions over the years the style of classic
she has inherited elements of punk street west and even a bit of conflict all mixed in with a healthy choice of con of all. that it was. like any good supper barbara's hugely proud of her wardrobe of designing plates she keeps them pristine to bring a bit of glamour and detainment tech community despite the prevailing hardships. ok over to helena now syria i'm just not sure how i can compete with that last report incredibly study and said about the german economy because it's been booming for the past eight years and apart it is still no end in sight that's according to the country's economic experts but they also warn that risks to the global economy have increased full order books increasing exports and too few qualified workers to cope with the high demand that's not just the case for this company but for many
firms in germany according to the german government's council of experts the economy is projected to grow by two point three percent this year but experts warn the international risks are a threat not just for germany but also for the global economy especially dangerous would be an escalation of the train dispute between the u.s. and the rest of the world another threat is a messy breck's a divorce that would impact both the e.u. and britain loose monetary policy could create new bubbles worldwide debt is especially high for example in italy a resurgence of the eurozone crisis could happen it any time. a loose monetary policy would not solve the problem cheap loans have taken the pressure off many crisis stricken countries to reform that's why in germany economic experts are pushing for a quick end to low interest rates but they say the interest rate should only be increased slowly to prevent the economic engine from stalling. now internet
giants like apple google or amazon will have to pay considerably more tax in europe that's entreprise as outlined by the e.u. commission a little earlier today now before the new tax rules for those tech companies come into force brussels has come up with a temporary solution so companies will have to pay a three percent sales tax on a certain activities like digital advertising or ultimately a new regulation which the firms text in the countries where they make best sales even if the firm has no branch in that country at the moment tech giants prefer to have their headquarters in places like on and like texas alone resulting in losses of billions in tax revenue. well adi i also meant in brussels whether those taxes would add fuel to the fire of a colloquial trade war here's what he told me. well the commissioner in charge of this pay almost v.c. insisted that this is not against a certain country not against the usa and that of roughly one hundred twenty to one
hundred fifty companies would be concerned by this but of course if you look at the biggest the biggest companies in the whole field of course are american if there weren't the big tech giants like amazon and google from the united states we wouldn't have this discussion at the moment i think that's for certain the question really is is it worth to risk a trade war because the united states might the trumpet ministration might take this as another slight as another procreation but if you look at the actual numbers how much money could be made for example in germany just by taxing google that would be roughly in some colleagues calculated this sixty million in taxes annually and that's nothing compared overall to the business tax that's levied in germany because that's one hundred fifty billion euros. now the latter one is the most photographed mountain in the world and now is the
subject of an exhibition right here in germany and we have robin mail from our culture desk here to tell us more about this robin this is an exhibition that the in an disused guess ometer in western germany it's a pretty unusual place isn't it for an exhibition it is indeed this full moon got so much. housing in western germany and what was the rule of valley and the rule was the heartland of the german economy some years ago there's not so much steel is not so much coal mines produce there anymore and lots of these places are being used for cultural events to great effect actually now this venue is not a pretty sight it has resigned from the outside here it is just looks like a sort of massive oil drum really but it's one hundred meters high and that is enable something very special to happen in this exhibition but i'm not going to give the game away quite yet the massive hole as you know it lies on the border between switzerland and it's really it's the most iconic mountain of the well as
how late it was just mentioning of quotes i forgot the chocolates the title the road of course but he stole the muscle hold as somebody other things and if you also a child to draw a picture of a mountain it would basically be that shade of the mass of what in there anyway of a serious mountain is well it's definitely all man to do list now if you're not a mountaineer but you'd like to go to the top of the mass on well perhaps you can do it at this exhibition take a look. match a home it's one of the highest mountains in the alps and famous around the world it's been witness to great triumphs and terrible tragedies now people can marvel at the magic of the matter horn at the moment in the western german city of oberhausen it's being touted as europe's tourist exhibition space the matter homes inverted peak is suspended one hundred meters overhead images taken at different times of day and in different seasons are projected on to the installation. it's wonderful
impressive fascinating words fail me on. the mountain hovers overhead allowing visitors an unimpeded view of the summit from the ground. so that it's nothing like this has ever been done before what's happening here looking like is in reality a massive structure tool. and one that weighs nine tons meticulously crafted it was later covered with the fabric the model which is suspended by steel cables was developed by the german aerospace center. there's also an original piece of rock from the mater horn on display but no mountain climbers had to scale the peak to fetch it the swiss alpine rescue had a helicopter fly to an elevation of four thousand four hundred seventy eight meters
right to the matter holmes summit. you can touch the peak of the matter hole that's another wonder of this exhibition at the swiss alpine rescue port just a swapper from the top of the matter and you can touch it like a wholly wrong you know. few mountains in the world inspire such fascination. the mets are home and until the end of the year people could marry up close the oberhausen. all right robin what else can you see at this exhibition well there's also a section in the exhibition which shows fantastic photos and talks about the history of the art carney mantid as we said and just by looking at the sort of shape of it it's one of the most difficult to convert one of the last big to be
conquered in the alps in fact it was conquered by a man called ed wood when put an englishman in eight hundred sixty five and they've got he's a regional ice pick there from that time and also there's a great mystery surrounding that klein because all the way down four of the parts in his time as di when a rope snapped and they tragically found so that deaths room is still of them to this day that maybe it would wimp himself wrote to save himself and they don't we will never know only as they say only the mountain was the answer to that question a fascinating story and more on this exhibition on a web site yeah and it goes on. because when it goes on to the end of the year you oversee quite a unique exhibition to go and have a look at all right robin mail from a culture death thank you very much. and we just have time for a minder of our top story here indeed have you scores of hostages freed by boko haram have should rejoin their families the islamist militants snatched the schoolgirls from in nigeria most of the one hundred ten students are free although
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