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i have to be at the solutions my name is on the top sheet on and i work pretty doubtful. credibility back to. business news live from berlin jubilation in sudan as the nation plots of path toward civilian rule the country's military and pro-democracy opposition signed a landmark power sharing deal that should lead to elections within 3 years we'll find out what's at stake also coming up after a week of violence and warnings from beijing saturday's anti-government protests in
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hong kong are largely peaceful but concerns are mounting about unauthorized rallies planned for sunday. and easy rider legend peter fonda dies aged $79.00 born into hollywood royalty the actor and producer will be remembered as an icon of the counter culture. i'm called aspen welcome to the program sudan is celebrating a historic agreement after months of protests the country's ruling military council and civilian opposition alliance have signed a constitutional declaration paving the way for a transition to civilian rule and free elections it's a new chapter in a nation that has weathered demonstrations and a bloody military crackdown after the ousting of longtime president. omar al bashir
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. they came to khartoum from all over the country to celebrate a historic day the military council is history and a new era begins. today we can finally breathe free again everything was so expensive we were desperate idea in a festive venue amid foreign dignitaries representatives of the opposition and the military signed the agreement after months of tough negotiations a sovereign council with even representation from the opposition and the military will govern the country overseeing the formation of the government that elections are set to be held in just over 3 years. paramilitary groups will be integrated into the regular army earlier this summer a militia mounted a brutal raid on a protest camp leaving many dead that left a scar but hopes are high that the country can turn the page. that we hope that things will start to look up and done we want to be proud of our country again. and
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agree on a real passion. for millions here today is liberation day so they realize the road to democracy is anything but easy. let's get more now on that historic agreement joining me now in studio is thomas he is with the africa and he's been reporting on those developments in sudan 1st of all i mean is this the deal that civilians wanted let's say it's the deal that some civilians wanted it's affected group of opposition parties that had come together just the group that signed the agreement today the lines of freedom of and change themselves on bread old in isolation so lots of different groups political activists political parties and human rights activists to come together but some civilian activists have been saying that they will not agree to any military involvement whatsoever in this agreement and because of this they. even threaten already to go to the streets the
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biggest question really hovering over all the celebrations today is will this landmark deal hold up yeah i think that is the big question that everybody in sudan of course ask themselves but also in the region because it has big verifications for the whole region in itself but a the opposition groups a fractured but also the military a fractured we have seen strobes more coups in the last few weeks and this paramilitary groups there's militias and all these groups omar bashir the previous president. up against each other but also want to see in all this and over all there's been very little trust in the military so people who would be watching very carefully these close in these reforms that the a promising and see whether there's any delays or change his shoulders well what about it's former dictator omar al bashir i mean he's currently sitting in prison he's wanted for war crimes charges
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charges of genocide by the international criminal court will he see a trial of fair trial well you probably see a trial the question is it isn't fair i mean there's no history of free and fair justice system in sudan even his own supporters have questioned whether business is the right process he's also wanted in the i.c.c. the international criminal court full list genocide in darfur that's on unlikely that they going to hand him over but he will probably stand trial are probably going to see a couple of delays but whether it's going to be free and fair is a good question we heard there in the piece i mean the road to democracy in sudan is anything but easy just tell us about some of the roadblocks along the way i mean the big question though the big issue has always been the economy. the sudan has been on the sanctions there's been a steerage the measures one of the reasons why these protests they have been simmering for. years in december they came to the surface then they all collided in
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april when the shia then was ousted but those problems haven't changed there's no oil because very little oil production because it went to south sudan when they split and then also the expectations there's very little opportunities you might be able to to get education for young people but then there's no jobs out of the woods that's why we see some of them even coming to europe but overall people have very big hopes maybe 2 big hopes and the expectations are going to be very difficult to manage just a matter of months that we've seen this historic deal come to fruition thomas thanks very much. italy now where the government has allowed 27 unaccompanied minors to disembark a migrant rescue vessel off the italian island of lampedusa interior minister matteo reluctantly authorized them to leave the open arms ship but he says he won't allow the other 100 migrants aboard the vessel to enter the country 6 e.u.
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countries say they will take in the migrants. accompanied by the italian coast guard the migrants finally reach land medical stop a 1st to see the unaccompanied youths before they are allowed into the receiving center in lampedusa. but just a few 100 meters off shore more than 100 other migrants are in limbo as the italian government refuses to let their rescue ship talk. of being on board the open arms since they were picked up near libya on august 1st really asking for their constant fights and arguments on board it's been 17 days of unbearable tension and living in overcrowded conditions even a detained person should not be treated this way and for the good they do is holding us against our will even though a court has mandated the evacuation of these people so they can perceive medical attention. the spanish rescue ship one a legal battle to enter italian water is despite
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a ban by far right interior minister matteo savini he still refusing to let vessels dock in italy despite offers from up at you countries to take in the migrants his hardline stance is popular with many people here. why should they come to the avenues and why. the aid group has now filed a formal complaint with prosecutors in sicily accusing salvini of holding both the migrants and the crew hostage i phones of thousands of protesters in hong kong at their pressure on saturday with another weekend of pro-democracy demonstrations fears of an imminent crackdown by chinese authorities have stoked tensions but saturday's protests were largely peaceful meanwhile thousands of probation supporters gathered at another bally where they called for an end to the violence. bill is following events for us in hong kong and she sent us this update. eggshells glance of the walls at this police station that left by
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a small gathering of protesters who converged here after a peaceful rally earlier on today now there was a moment where it looked like this gathering could descend in some of the violent scenes that we've seen in recent weeks we caught on camera several demonstrations spreading bins police vehicles down below now riot police acted swiftly they dispersed those protesters who left chanting the people should gather in a mass rally plans for tomorrow now organizers of that rally say they want it to remain peaceful and rational their kings were void some of the violent scenes that we saw at hong kong airport earlier this week which would be jumped on by chinese state media with beijing calling some of the more violent protesters close to terrorist organizes eager to prove that it's far from the truth and that this pro-democracy movement still enjoys broad support on the streets of hong kong. demonstrations have been taking place in moscow calling for free and fair city
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elections and music has been playing a supporting role in these protests with opposition supporters and the city government each composing their own score a reporter met one musician who's been voicing his anger at the police finalists and mass arrests. moscow's purchased getting a soundtrack the lyrics go thick smoke in the center of moscow anyone who inhales it ends up in jail that is how well known pop musicians blow most latest song describes the mood in the capital the ongoing protests in moscow and spar attempt to write the song several days ago that. they were all citizens it doesn't matter whether we are musicians or not whether we sing songs at the rallies rallies are not for singing not for. having fun not for looking at famous people rallies or society's attempt to interact with the authorities. through. a blow off as not the only musician who has recently come out in support of the protests for free
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elections and against police violence last week some artist performed at the organized rally in central moscow. meanwhile the musicians of gorky park are just out to entertain for several weeks now authorities have organized music festivals here to take place during opposition protests critics say the concerts are intended to draw people our way from the rallies. leading russian pop stars took to the stage this weekend many visitors support their decision to perform in the park is the best when it comes to argue whether just music painting books it should be detached from politics the 2 should and makes me a steward while people are enjoying free music in gorky park protesters came out again in the center after city many think the support of to musicians has given their protest more visibility. you're seeing you.
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if musicians take the responsibility to express their opinion. about what's going on because they know that many people listen to them. that's an important gesture at the 6th and it will. be. the best thing. protesters have been rallying in moscow for over a month and they have called for demonstrations next weekend aswell with more and more musicians joining the fight for free local elections the opposition hopes their movement can pick up speed all the wood is warning peter fonda star of the sixty's cult classic biker movie easy rider the actor and producer died of lung cancer at the age of $79.00. we proudly walked up to the law which was very funny very funny down there with a. piece of fonda hails from hollywood royalty his dad was an oscar winning
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actor henry fonda the actress and activist jane fonda as his big sister movies are a family affair this is great for me to be able to join my father my sister and daughter will be following soon and fact my son is a camera man my aunt is now. peter fonda found fame as a drug taking antihero in the cult film easy rider about outcast by ca's crisscrossing southern usa alongside a very young jack nicholson and the writer and director dennis hopper neither received an oscar for the film but it inspired a generation of fans growing up watching movies like easy rider really inspired me to take up the motorcycle lifestyle and just you know almost always follow in his footsteps seeking freedom and maybe being seen as an outcast i believe he had his own persona he had to rise out of his father's image henry fonda and he became his
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own man in a different way entirely. while his later films never reached the same cult status peace of fonda's korea spanned decades including t.v. series and films and he was embraced by a younger generation of hollywood directors like steven soderbergh who directed funder in the film the line me. but he will always be remembered for an easy ride. half. full the bundesliga show is back with a bang coming up after the break bags of goals from saturday's opening matches for his adored members and seated an early one at home so outspoken find out if last season's runners up could battle back all that more in just a couple of minutes on people just. and a reminder now the top story that we're tracking for us this hour sudan's military and pro-democracy opposition has signed a historic power sharing deal with costs
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a path towards civilian rule that should lead to elections within 3 years. you're watching the news live from berlin don't forget all the latest news and information available on our website at c.w. dot com or you can follow us on twitter at the news i'm called thanks for watching chris harrington up next with me. welcome to the what is the game here for dessert. we're going to talk about some. more.
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