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i'll. get you to africa starts december twelfth on w. . this is the debut news live from berlin a court in cambodia makes an historic ruling nearly forty years after their crimes were committed to leaders of the brutal camero were found guilty of genocide the two men were on trial in connection with the deaths of nearly two million people during the regime's reign of terror in the one nine hundred seventy s. also coming up britain faces another day of turmoil as prime minister theresa may
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stepped up efforts to defend her controversial bragg's a deal but with members of her own party calling for her to quit can she survive and out where does the country go next. and three months after racist violence exploded on the streets of candidates in eastern germany chuckle markel deceptive visit the city but people there want to know why it's taken up so long. i'm sunni so much kind of thank you for joining us it's being called cambodia's nuremberg moment in the last few hours two leaders of the camaro rouge regime have been found guilty of genocide by the u.n. back tribunals the court to end on panel ruled that some pond were responsible for the murder and slave meant torture and persecution of nearly two million cambodians tween one nine hundred seventy five and one nine hundred seventy nine is considered one of the worst. atrocities of the twentieth century the verdict is the first
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official acknowledgement that what the khmer rouge regime did was genocide as defined under international law. and let's speak to farina so in phnom penh she is the deputy director of the documentation center of cambodia that's an organization dedicated to fighting for justice and the memory of the victims of the khmer rouge fair enough thank you so much for joining us on our program what does this verdict mean to the survivors. thank you for having me. all of this time stuff and the pace of the tribe. the dutchman. has of us in bali and he's three consummate against fox and what. a survivalist and their children and also the international community and all of the michael you know they have been bending will slowly love to see justice done and many of them. have it all in some of them i thought they don't see just his soul and is it's very
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important moment for us is this in the case of genocide the leaders of our community of genocide. do you think that this could set a precedent that we could see some further trials of commanders. if you need these signals the death because clear if they smart case is flag is sitting in for and we also need to think about how the ocean hiding doing is sort of those who live side by side of the big. saw it is an important moment that no you need to know and maybe it's not possible for the approach that trial and the tribe you know it's. interesting about almost just used up most to do what we thought it was and contrary to the cross the country so maybe it's not i'm not sure it's going to. be an american border in now on a way to be social but entrails can be documented and can be or history i can be
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anything stick and contribute to that i can see it and in that process in people or if the tribunal is had to face a lot of criticism for the cost and also the slow pace as you said for you know there's been a long time coming what do you make of how long this took an help with that for the survivors. well actually you know like. because. oh it does think about when justice and peace out of compromise then we need to violence to what extent justice be done and what about peace and peace in our country because even called on the mall it's not all on charge again the commander will surely follow most. and bring all the song and then it can be can be a possibility of confrontation. you know that's why you know it's important also to
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think about is and also it's also bought reconciliation some time because the frustrated people that they want whole and julie one up to see those who committed crimes that get them direct me to be how held accountable for the crimes and so you know like. nothing to have then need to seniors in so sponsible so that's why you know it's important to see another form of justice and how that can be done you know and i actually doubt many things have been done already when we must continue the effort in order to make sure. that these people are going to begin to heal in the long run. an important step but much more work is left to be done there farina so deputy director of the documentation center. thank you so much for joining us here and. thank you. now at some other stories making headlines around the world north korean leader kim jong un has allegedly visited the test site of
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a new tactical weapon it was the state media's first mention in months of a new development in the country's weapons program and it's likely to put a strain on relations with south korea and the united states. the number of people missing in california as devastating wildfires has doubled to more than six hundred local authorities say the death toll now stands at sixty three search and rescue workers are looking for remains as firefighters are still battling wildfires across the state. the united states has imposed sanctions on seventeen saudi officials for their role in the killing of journalist jamal khashoggi the move came hours after saudi arabia's public prosecutor sought the death penalty for five suspects in the murder she was killed last month inside the saudi consulate in istanbul. the british prime minister theresa may is stepping up efforts to defend her controversial brags that deal today may have said the country will be plunged into a deep and grave uncertainty if the draft plan is abandoned but she's facing
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a backlash from her own party and calls to be replaced so can she survive we'll hear from london in a moment but first a look at how events unfolded yesterday. it was a tumultuous day for theresa may and more turmoil is likely to follow on thursday several cabinet ministers resigned only hours after the british prime minister announced that her cabinet had agreed to the terms of the deal. the first and biggest blow was dominic robb quitting after only four months as breaks it secretary. but we do need to check and he's not the only want to upset about the draft breaks a deal resistance is coming from all sides reducing the chances of the agreement being voted through parliament it's eighty four and it's going out by the out will vote against it is this mathematically impossible to get this deal through the house of politics and if that wasn't enough may might be facing
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yet another challenge jacob reese mark a vocal hard line breaks a tear submitted a letter of no confidence against the prime minister but what we mean is a leader who will say to the european union it is impossible to divide the united kingdom it is impossible to agree to a situation where we have a perpetual customs union this is not right says this is a failure of government policy it needs to be rejected this is nothing to do with. me responded to the chaos with another press conference demonstrating determination and dismissing calls to step down if we do not move forward without agreement nobody can know for sure the consequences that will follow. it would be to take a path of deep and grave uncertainty when the british people just want us to get on with it this is a deal which does deliver that which is in the national interest and i'm i going to see this through yes for may the clock is ticking thank you next we shall have to
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face e.u. leaders and without parliamentary approval of the brics a deal is as prime minister could be numbered. let's go right to do that means barbara faisal who is standing by for us in london barbara a tough day for theresa may yesterday what lies ahead for her today what lies ahead exactly sumi is day two of political mayhem in london if you just begin was looking at some of the headlines this morning in the times lonely maze staggering on all you can say to that is oh dear so what we're waiting here for is possible nother slew of resignations she tried last night to convince her. minister michael god who is one of the few stabilizing forces in her government in her cabinet to become the new bricks that ministers minister said after
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a while thanks no thanks and now just a few minutes ago while she is on a talk show on the london radio station she said to the question who is going to be your next great minister she said i'm going to do it myself only indeed. barbara with such a flurry of activity yesterday we sent our reporter out on to the streets to get some reactions from londoners last night let's take a look. chaos anger and confusion not just inside parliament but on the streets of london as well for the people here outside westminster the bracks a drama is anything but it done deal with mains cable. and until recently. it was a possibility it is now we. must agree now it's our time to go back to the country give them a choice do you want this deal that the government's negotiated all deal on say to
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remain within the your opinion. is just ridiculous as a willing to kill. hang. the opinions and your opinion state definitely say the original vote was made without all the information that people needed really to make the decision people's vote no. across the city it's all eyes on the case politicians and their heated bricks acho down and it's not just remain us who don't like the deal facts of tears on happy to. the politicians find food. and. something in the middle or the end of the day the referendum was a binary choice was winston churchill said a majority of warmth is enough. i voted to leave i'm not going to lie but right now i would stay we need to fight the fact that. the difficult compromises haven't
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united the two sides of the debate on the country great citizen remain assumed to be further apart than ever but on one thing they do agree this is not the deal they want for their country. seems like nobody's happy with us still what exactly do people there say is the problem with this agreement. all sides here see that this deal is just one big problem for the brics it tears it's not bricks city enough they say this is bricks it in name only we kept much too close to the european union we have to keep regulations we had the european court of justice will still be there we can leave when we choose of our own volition so it's a no from the hard line breaks it tears and they are still plotting in the back rooms of westminster here whether they will mount in an triangle vote of no confidence within the tory party against a reason may and the remainder is of course
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a large numbers of the public at parts of the labor party the liberals and many others they say this is horrible this is much worse than the conditions we have in the european union in the european union anyway so what's the point of leaving if it is a botched and minor and negative deal like tourism a has put it on the table so no nobody is happy with it and there is a really grumpy mood all over the country this is it remains the most divisive issue ever in the last decades of british politics all right barbara vessel keeping us up to date there in london thank you so much here in germany the race is on to find a successor to chancellor angela merkel who is stepping down as leader of the conservative party next month the three main contenders for the job held a debate in the northern city of lubec last night the frontrunner is the woman known as many and i got to come colum bower. or even you know coincidence or not
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the speaking order at the first party meeting in the northern german city of lib it was luck of the draw what happens to reflect the popularity of the three candidates amongst the germans as this most recent poll of info test shows an agreed to come combo as the public's favorite forty three percent of the germans want her to follow a. leader preposition elsewheres return to politics after a long break during which he made his fortune as a corporate lawyer is supported by thirty two percent while the thirty eight year old health minister span is considered a long shot with only ten percent approval all three candidates will be presenting their ideas for the future of the c.d.u. at eight regional party meetings all over germany like most other german parties at present the conservatives have a hard time conveying what their unique selling point actually is one consolation for them some other parties are doing even worse for instance the social democrats
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sixty eight percent of the german say that they do not know what the social democrats stand for that compares to fifty percent who say the same of anglo-american c.d.u. a problem the green party doesn't have only twenty eight percent say they're not sure what the green party stands for. the greens did well in recent regional elections in the states up of area and has a establishing themselves as the new number two amongst german political parties give a general election where to take place this coming sunday the result could look like this to you and us be very interested party would garner twenty six percent of the vote the greens would come in second with twenty three percent the right wing populist a of deal turning to for germany reaches fourteen percent just as much as the once proud and strong social democrats for them fourteen percent of market new historic low bringing up the rear the left party with nine percent and the f.t.p. at eight percent of the vote. let's bring in our political correspondent hans
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browne for more on the story hans those are pretty incredible results for the greens just three points behind the c.d.u. would be true gold for them to dream of a green german chancellor. all dream at the moment the greens have been increasing their support in a heady way in recent months but to imagine that they might overtake the conservative party of angular malco at the moment seems very improbable on the on the other hand that has been gaining averse both from the social democrats who are really very much in the background at the moment but they've also been gaining votes from the cause over to the so the greens are profiting from the the dissatisfaction with the very large parties. their rise i think is likely contra to continue but the prospect of overtaking the conservatives i think that's going a bit far right meanwhile the race is on for a natural successor and this new survey actually shows that i'm not quite come
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column battle is the favorite at the moment who do you think is going to get this job but we have to see that in the surveys is a question to voters in general that favor and a great calm column by our a.k.k. as she is. the decision will be taken by members of the conservative party of the c.d.u. and in fact not all members but certain delegates from that party and within those delegates the balance might not be quite in favor of that come come ball on the other hand you have to see that her two opponents are both offering a conservative a much more conservative alternative to the policies of the christian democrats and if they continue to stay in the race but race the birth of them then it's likely that they will take votes away from each other and that again would favor on a great come come candelo a tongue twister even for german tongues i must say so at the moment she does seem to be the frontrunner but the race is far from all right our political
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correspondent brant thank you very much on. meanwhile chancellor merkel is due to visit the city of chemist's today her trip to the city located in the east of the country comes nearly three months after a series of far right demonstrations and counter protests and scenes of right wing extremist chasing migrants on the streets the demonstrations and ensuing violence came after a man was stabbed to death allegedly by two asylum seekers many residents of chemist's held days of rallies in support of the extremists michael has been criticized for not visiting the city sooner a city that remains deeply divided. it's difficult for roller salai to watch these images. on the twenty sixth of august a right wing mob rampage through the streets of kenneth chanting this is our city later that evening they attacked people they took for foreigners and
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a group of social democratic politicians roloson late stood up to them. i. sat up but i was half as i was completely beside myself i i cried so much because it was so emotional afterwards i really had to. roll a sollie is a social worker seventeen years ago she fled from lebanon to germany now she gives advice and support to young refugees who have just arrived in germany for many of them racist hostilities are part of everyday life says i can give worst of them say nasty words or leave this is our country our candidates by the states but i don't see. the mood in chemist's has changed many refugees and migrants living here say that on fridays they're too scared to leave the house. it's on fridays that the right wing populist pro chemists alliance holds their weekly
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rally around a thousand people gather to spread fear and hate. charms not so i know i'm afraid that i'll be attacked or raped by some migrants if i go out on the streets alone at night. districts it cannot things get better because everything is so expensive and those dock is get the money it's unbelievable one aside most of them vote for the far right a.f.p. which became the second strongest force in chemist's in the bundestag elections like many others roloson lay is worried about social peace in the city the division in chemist's is growing. i mean it's easy to add strong we're seeing that some people in came in it's fear migrants and some migrants fear the people of candidates there are a lot of discussions on the matter i lead some of them personally i've been speaking with muslims and townspeople i always ask what's the problem where. they're calling for us in the altar roller sali wants to encourage those who for
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main silent to take action as a sign of solidarity against the right wingers. that this is my city i will be forced out i'll continue my fight against racism and discrimination. roloson lee would have liked chancellor angela merkel to visit earlier she says people in kemet should feel that their fears are being taken seriously. to sports now and the struggling german national football team scored three goals in a dominant win last night over russia germany field of a young and relatively inexperienced side for the friendly in light sake and it was a twenty two year old they were a sunday who grabbed the first goal in the eighth minute of the match up with the hosts in front. of follow that up by scoring in the twenty fifth minute surge cannot really added the third goal next that germany faced the netherlands in the european nations league on monday. chris officer now he did drugs and to make chris
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have business investors both watching anxiously that is rise to meet the british throne do continues to struggle to stay afloat and fright is trading after a substantial slide overnight investors fear that political turmoil in the u.k. could see it crash out of the european union without a deal prime minister theresa may said that she will fight to gain backing for her draft. speculation this ruling that she could be ousted after the parliament formally called for a vote of confidence sterling's volatility is the highest since twenty sixteen of business almost fear that without a break the deal in place of supply chains might abruptly be cut when britain leaves the next march. opposition to the nearly six hundred page withdrawal plan has been growing only three days after it was agreed. the prime minister is desperate for a huge and damaging five year deep deep misgivings they all seem to have a d.
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for with teresa mayes draft breaks a plan. but business owners see it differently. it's going to be straightforward and simple if the deal once the deal goes along is going to be some problems. those problems might look like this a long line of trucks good sitting still costing money in time a disaster for any firm but the current arrangement would give businesses time to adjust to the post breaks at landscape at least until the end of twenty twenty that's because the u.k. would remain in the e.u. customs union until a trade deal is in place and it would abide by e.u. regulations that means goods traveling across the border won't run up against tolls or inspections business will keep moving more business leaders are speaking out in favor of the draft including the c.e.o.'s of air bus and major trade groups their take questions remain but the draft appears better than a no deal parts of the draft are still difficult for some to swallow the city of
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london will be limited to offering financial products and services already found in the e.u. it will still have access to the market but the same access as other countries but certainly at that does not appear to be anything within that three paragraphs that would appear to offer the u.k. financial services a better relationship with the e.u. than perhaps a handle the us and that's why many financial institutions have moved some of their operations to the continent. or out for more let's bring in our financial correspondent daniel cope in frankfurt daniel the pound is struggling to recover what's the situation on the markets. well trading here in frankfurt started just a few minutes ago on the blue chip and the execs actually recovered a little bit this morning gained about eighty points but this should not blind us to the fact that the market here is extremely nervous about what is happening right now in the u.k. at this point that's what investors are telling us all options from an agreement to
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a hard correct set and even a no breakfast scenario are again on the table and when investors clearly hate one thing that's uncertainty so we take a look at the two dritte trading day today we expect quite some volatility with all the eyes to london how the day there is going to unfold when we take a look over to the foot c. one hundred in london that's also down a little bit at the moment yesterday mostly shares of big lender such as r s d were down with almost ten percent then you know despite political turmoil over a period from a is a draft that agreement many businesses are backing the deal does this mean they are putting their contingency plans on hold while they're clearly watching it very closely and they are going to be prepared for every possible scenario we go to word this morning very interesting already from the german chambre of industry and commerce they have advised their members now to be prepared also for
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a hard scenario also very interesting the comments made by the c.e.o. all frauds roys he say that that mazen breaths a deal is clearly better than no deal scenario so i guess we can feel also the uncertainty among the c.e.o.'s at companies here on the e.u. mainland but also over there in the u.k. be prepared that's the main thing daniel reporting from frankfurt thank you. celebrating the launch of this year's new volt wind season according to the young wine is presented on the third november and thursday. might not be france's most sophisticated wine but this year's vintage is said to be excellent and wine sellers are presenting a new wine also called prefer traditional pop two thousand wine makers in the region produce what they call aromatic and colorful junk. the world renowned french red wine is left to ferment for around four days still that's after the protest.
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and a reminder of the top story we're following for you at this hour for the first time eight un back tribunal in cambodia has found two leaders of the khmer rouge regime guilty of genocide. that some plan and one worst possible for the murder and slave and torture and persecution of nearly two million cambodians between the years of nine hundred seventy five and nine hundred one. you're watching news coming to you live from berlin we have a fresh frozen coming up at the top of the hour in the meantime you can get all the latest news and information on our website that's dot com for now from me and the entire team here in berlin thanks for watching wherever you go.
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quadriga the international talk show for journalists discuss the topic of the week how can it be that the richest one percent of humanity own small when all the rest put together the c.e.o. of a leading fashion retailer owns more of the weeks of the bangladeshi seamstresses a lot of time comes to combat such injustice trying to show click on the group.
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quadriga next on d. w. . bridge to do. to fight convention. the bush received. a gun she that was that's. his quote it's of needs made to pace and draftsmen the own thoughts of either of us in society in the early twentieth century. marking one hundred years since the death of a gunshot. in the family on t.w. . destroyed much of the story of the first move more told from different perspectives by peter craven from the eastern european descent from the cow for example stuff
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more than all the rest put together the accumulation of wealth in the hands of just a few comes at a high price for countless millions of others who toil.

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