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this is g.w. news live from berlin a green light for italy's new governing coalition prime minister to set the country gets a mandate to form a new government made up of the 5 star movement and the democratic party he says he hopes to lead the country out of its political instability a soon as possible but how stable will his government be. also coming up anger across the u.k.
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as prime minister for strong defense parliament ahead of the break that deadline for mainers and leave 1st who don't want to see a note that are outraged more than a 1000000 people have already signed a petition against the suspension. plus the world's oldest film festival gets underway in venice for a controversy over gender equality threatens to steal the spotlight we'll tell you what. i'm seeing so much going to thank you for joining us italy's president has given prime minister to set the conti a mandate to form a new government conscious that the government would need to start right away on a budget for next year and would work to modernize italy to make it more competitive countries mandate follows a series of political twists and turns after the country's far right deputy prime minister pulled his party out of the governing coalition 2 former rivals. the
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antiestablishment 5 star movement and the center left democratic party this week agreed to join forces to avoid a new election and journalist standing by in rome with the latest good to see you so it looks like a green light for this new coalition but what hurdles does it still have to overcome. yes there are quite a few and as you mentioned these once bitter rivals are now green to work together so some of the sticking points the 1st off is the role of my own and he's the head of the 5 star when and the deputy prime minister in the previous administration the current plan of attack now what will his new role be in this new alliance this new government that's been created that's one of the issues the other issue of course is also this plan of it online not the 5 star but it's always called on its rank and file members to participate online in the fort to improve its own policies so
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will they be doing the same kind of vote for to establish an agreement on this new alliance as well as on what program they're going to be putting forward that something the democratic party is unlikely to agree to and then of course agreement on what kind of program that would include for what the democratic party no new party pro-business party and then you have the 5 star movement that is quite euro skeptic and also suspicious of business well let's see what kind of program they put together but for the moment we do see that the markets are reacting positively to this proposal of the new alliance and so for that they see this as probably a more pro european a government as compared to the previous straight similar what about italians what are they saying about this new government and its prospects going forward. i think so many talents there was fatigue is 5 going back to the polls going back to the election and so they were not very happy with the decision for taken by but he did
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leave that he took the party to pull his support for the for the coalition that said though they want to see a government that comes in place and put in place a program that will help ordinary italians make ends meet so to speak at the end of the day they're concerned about rising taxes but the prime minister today that there may be any increase but it will be across the board for all italians and it won't be such a high increase so they will be looking to see what will come out particularly on this issue of the budget for 2020 you mentioned matteo so they need a former interior minister he's predicting a short lifespan for this new government here's what he set. them in picking up i would have those who are afraid of elections can run away for a month or 6 months or a year but not forever. because the only thing that's uniting them right now is the hate they have a pretty league. load your. so is the moment here so many they're still
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hoping for fresh elections have he and his li party seen any drop in support over this political crisis. i think there was some just a drop for him and the to kill a full making this decision to pool the support and create this situation of instability but now he's rule if this new government is really put together his role in parliament will be as opposition and in that statement that he made he clearly is it blind he doesn't expect it to last and that's the question everyone is wondering of course how long will this new government last we saw the previous coalition when it came together people will say well maybe this time at least they're united in the populist ideas and perhaps it will last the full mandate but now we see the plug pulled after just 14 months so the question still remains as to whether this new government once we finally see the shape of the program put forward how long will indeed. has to salvini s.o.b not very long and hoping for
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fresh elections where he says at least it will be a government in invited by the will of the people as opposed to what he refers to as a a natural at that station journalist seem a good thing in rome thank you for your analysis now there is widespread outrage in the u.k. after prime minister boris johnson surprise move to suspend parliament it will close for 5 weeks in september and october and reopen only 2 weeks before the u.k. is due to leave the european union johnson says he needs the pause to work on his domestic agenda but opponents say it's an undemocratic attempt to stifle debate over brad pitt and more than a 1000000 people have already signed an online petition against it rest in peace british democracy boris johnson as grave digger the message from bracks at opponents in front of downing street it's clear they're outraged that johnson has suspended parliament at such a critical time. he knows that is not the will of the people or parliament to have
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a new deal breaker and that is why he's trying to sneak it through by suspending parliament and out of democratic outrage our elected m.p.'s should be able to stop him and he is using most of on democratic way forward hours after johnson's decision was announced it was a done deal and black and white approved by the crown it means that on october 14th the queen will read out the new government's program in parliament before that parliament will be suspended no new law can be passed here for nearly 5 weeks boris johnson says that it has nothing to do with bracks it. will bring forward a new list of program croyde hospitals and making sure that we have the education funding that we need and there will be ample toy on both sides of that crucial october the 17th summit taught in parliament for m.p.'s to debate the e.u. debate breaks it and all the other issues and put. the queen's speech as
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a formality normally held at the start of each legislative session parliament is traditionally suspended before the speech but due to the bracks a dispute it has been an exceptionally long time since the last queen's speech and june of 2017 is this year's speech and suspension normal and necessary constitutional expert catherine had and doesn't think so. it's certainly not business as usual is a political act very clearly if you just want to end one session and starts another you can do it much quicker you don't need a 4 week break so in that sense it's going to be seen by everyone as a sort of naked political move and if the government didn't want it to be seen that way they could come and talk to get to parliament about how to do it differently politicians who want to prevent and no deal bracks said are calling the move a crime against the constitution and an attack on democracy so when parliament does
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meet on his timetable very briefly next week the 1st thing we'll do is attempt legislation to prevent what he's doing and secondly to challenge him most of conference at some point discomfort is also growing among opponents of a no deal bracks it and johnson's conservative party a number of my colleagues would prefer to wait until the 30 days that the prime minister has talked about. and move in late september that will now not be possible will a suspension of parliament encourage the no deal opponents in westminster to take quick and unified action or will their hands be tied protesters marching through westminster want them to act the bracks a dispute seems to have no end in sight let's get the latest from london now did abuse correspondent mark of math standing by for us hi berkut we've seen such an outpouring of outrage over this decision what has the fall out been.
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it's really like an explosion i mean he's cause absolute outrage like you said and the question is whether he will have succeeded in just uniting his enemies. had the really moderate conservative m.p. the former. and there are others who really have never thought that they might be rebels spot their highly critical of. the prime minister and the question is will they unite behind an opposition leader will they vote maybe in a vote of confidence against their own government next week so this is what we have to have an eye on then of course there are. jacob riis for example he's the leader of the house of commons he's somebody who with boris johnson has led the leave campaign leaving you and he says well you know it's not really such a big deal it's more or less business as usual and colleagues.
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with the very latest from london for us thank you. we just heard there talking about a statement he says the ball is now in europe's court let's listen to what he says . it will be. reasonable whether it's going. on which case we will leave with. our let's get the perspective from brussels now our correspondent there and record is following the story for us from there haidar and so we heard there possibly talking about opening up negotiations on breaks again and is that something the european union is even willing to entertain. as far as we know the simple answer is no no because both johnson and the commission president on the phone just on tuesday night 20 minutes and they couldn't agree on anything johnson insisted that the back stop the solution for the irish border
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should be scrapped altogether from the world media and that you guys had no be awaiting for some book a book about proposals by the bush government which have not arrived yet so the game of chicken is still on and the appetite of the other 257 member states to meet rigo shade and to open up the booster all agreement is very little and it would not be higher after the drama which is unfolding right now so what does that mean then that brussels is really preparing now for a no deal break that process is preparing for know the exit infect already for a couple of months there a couple of agreements in place already to keep flood had planes flying and to keep drugs rolling. but these agreements are only valid for a couple of months and they have still to be signed also by the u.k. government there will be disruptions in traffic and also in the supply change that's clear but best is now ready and willing to do that french diplomats always
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tell us here in the busses we are prepared and the united kingdom will be much harder than the european union will be hit by this and still. what will happen after back that is also a question will there be no go she asians about a free trade agreement with the u.k. very unlikely because poser engine does not want to pay his divorce and bust it says very clearly and loudly no money no talks all right ban regard for us there in brussels thank you dan. now to some other stories making headlines around the world a former leader of the demilitarized fark rebel group in colombia says he will once again take up arms against the government the militant leader known as even accuse the colombian government of violating a peace treaty signed with park in 2016 which ended decades of civil war. many
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separatist forces have regained control of the city of aden a war torn country into and capital separatists pushed out government troops who had attempted to take back the city both sides are also fighting against an insurgency of iran back to the rebels. south korea's supreme court has ordered a retrial for displaced acts president. was sentenced to 25 years in prison on charges of bribery extortion and abuse of power after being removed from office in 2017 the latest ruling could result in an even lengthier. police in indonesia say protesters have set fire to a government building in popular province the region has been rocked by protests for almost 2 weeks authorities now say they will investigate reports of a racist attack by security forces that is believed to be the cause of the rest now protesters in indonesia's easternmost province a police hurled racist abuse at them for allegedly desecrating an indonesian flag.
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one soldier and 2 protesters have been killed in resulting clashes and papa this is an area that has long been struggling for independence. was students compact you have venting their anger on the streets of the indonesian capital. this time the protest remains peaceful. but the demonstrators demands are clear are they calling for an end to what they say is racism by the indonesian security forces. some also want puppets a break away from indonesia a country they became part of 50 years ago after a disputed referendum. you need a model but with popular and students in indonesia won independence for popular that is our 1st demand. and secondly there was racism in the city by security personnel. the protests 1st started nearly 2 weeks
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ago after videos were circulated on the internet showing security forces calling papuans students monkeys and dogs. the rallies turned violent as protesters an indonesian troops faced off to try to stop the unrest the government shut down the internet the security forces are now also investigating the allegations of racism. we already investigated several people and 7 people are under intensive investigation but we still have not declared which one is the suspect. but many of the demonstrators say this is not enough and are determined to continue to push for change and what they say is justice for their people. while the situation in papa as we heard there is ask a lady with a communications blackout for more on the situation situation. we can speak to
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veronica coleman a human rights lawyer who is on the board of r a i see indonesia that's an organization helping asylum seekers veronica thank you for joining us so there are conflicting reports over yesterday's demonstration what can you tell us about what's happening in papua just the situation is very massive. not only in the mistrust. but starting from yesterday the phone communication that is s.m.s. and called services were also blocked and it's gradually getting more suit is that are being blocked i mean the phone communication. car is speaking that's a riot in the capital. and the bad morningstar reflect on all of this race and it means that a crackdown might be imminent and. to go with regards to the shooting yesterday there's cartney have talked a lot down on the hospital where the injured party starts to our family has been
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complaining that they cannot get the dead bodies out ok even visiting the wounded ok that we've heard that the government says protesters here are provoking the violence what do you think how the indonesian government is dealing with the situation. i think in addition government approach to. protests. in toto state of denial. the government being just trying to block the information out to a day. independent journalist online this is just. the attempt to silence them. from covering the protests and i think that this is not going any way. those have a clearer and clearer mainstage today is the 11th also they also are best that they
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demand is an independence referendum a solution and. ok for anika common human rights lawyer speaking to us about the situation in papa thank you very much thank you swedish climate activist gratitude burglarized in new york on wednesday after a 2 week voyage across the atlantic ocean she's in new york to speak at next month's u.n. climate summit to embark had refused to travel by plane to avoid carbon emissions the young activist was greeted upon her arrival by hundreds of supporters but she is still less known in the u.s. and europe. frequently on her feet they talked to him back stepped off the yoke to new york harbor to choose from the crowned. she sailed across the atlantic for 2 weeks to deliver a personal message to americans. the climate and ecological
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crisis oklo price is the biggest crisis humanity has to face and if we don't manage to work together to cooperate and to work together despite our differences then we will fail so we need to. to stand together and support each other. and to take action. hundreds of people turned up to show their support for the 16 year old climatologist. to invoke is the leading figure of the climate process known as the freud as for future movement she sailed to the u.s. to attend the u.n. climate action summit in september while there she also plans to join climate protests and meet other activists with her own activism she has inspired thousands and thousands of young people and you know the un is listening to their voice says
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they will be involved in the climate summit and we welcome that will be arms she is such a brave person as she has been in the ocean for 15 days. you know i don't know if her critics could be in the ocean for 15 days. or 2 but has become an icon of the climate movement in europe in the u.s. she is not as well known yet. but the american public will now get a chance to get familiar with the gretta phenomenon. the world's oldest film festival has kicked off in venice with a screening of the truth it's a family drama with 2 strong female characters played by french actress catherine to news and judith but despite that star female talent the festival is facing criticism of gender bias over a lack of women directors. belittle. it once again it's time to see and be seen actors and directors bring their newest films to
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the oldest film festival in the world so it's no secret here if you win a golden lion on the venice lido you've got a good chance of winning an oscar. your kids are going to go i believe that this year to a film that's run here in venice will be awarded to moscow by the. to me and hollywood . the be and ali opened with the film love their e.t.a. for the truth by hirokazu korea and with cutting to nerve and juliette binoche the 2 women play mother and daughter the new plays a great actress who has just penned her autobiography but the daughter finds the truth revealed in the memoir upsetting which strains the relationship. as you know . the mother is famous for making up stories when she answers interview questions because imagination is more important to her than this truth or reality is
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something inside her that lives with fiction. critics say that not enough female directors are taking part in the competition but the festival director has so far refused to set a quota. that's because scott roxboro from give you arts and culture he's our film expert and he's at the venice film festival hi scott so the truth levitate was this a convincing opening film. yeah well it's interesting because a sudden the piece venice has become sort of the the oscar playground this is where big hollywood films come to make their 1st presentation on in the hopes of winning an oscar in the year afterwards and we have that last year with a star is born bradley cooper a lady gag here on the on the red carpet behind me this year with a different it was venice going back a bit to its world cinema roots this film the truth was made by a japanese director director who won the cannes film festival last year but it's
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very much a french movie cuts and enough and should have been notionally big because all involve the french cinema starring in the film itself has a very very french feel if you love french cinema which i do and if you love couple deliveries i definitely do you really like this movie but it's definitely a smaller film a film as i say that goes back a bit to the roots of the venice film festival as a as a global film that will not just an oscar premier what else can we look forward to coming out of venice. well the oscar films are coming and they're coming thick and fast today we have marriage story with scarlett johansson and adam driver and ad astra a huge space epic starring brad pitt and then on the weekend we have probably the most hotly anticipated film joker which is a superhero movie for some of superhero movies ever premiered in venice it started walking phoenix but it's also being positioned as an awesome movie because apparently this is a much darker look at the superhero genre people are comparing it to a martin scorsese film if you can if you can believe that so those are 3 really
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really big films but they're just becoming thick and fast from here on out scott we have to say there has been criticism over the lack of female filmmaker is being featured there in venice are organizers addressing now. well they're being forced to address it because people are talking about it all the time i mean 2 female directors of 21 competition films less than 10 percent in berlin this year was almost 40 percent female directors and can did a lot better this year as well then a so far has rejected the argument entirely they say they make their decisions based entirely on quality and if no women are represented that's just because no good films were made by women that they saw i think it's a weak argument and i think bendis will have to address this or otherwise it will probably start to have an impact i'm already hearing from people in hollywood that they're worried about sending their films to venice because they worry it could have a knock on effect if venice is seen as being a macho festival or a festival that's going to it hasn't got that far yet and maybe venice will start
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to address these issues but so far it looks like they're refusing to and i think it's going to be a still be a big issue and something everyone's going to be talking about this entire festival . scott roxboro in venice for us thank you scott. now american daredevil jesse combs has died in the race car driver and television host was killed while attempting to set a new land speed record in the u.s. state of oregon the 39 year old crashed as she was racing across a dry lake bed as she was attempting to beat the 512 mile per hour women's record combs dreamed of becoming the fastest woman on earth and had been pursuing that goal since 2012 she was called and an amazing spirit by those close to her. reminder now of our top stories here on g.w. italy's president has given prime minister g 7 conti a mandate to form a new government that's after 2 former rivals of the anti establishment 5 star
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movement of the center left democratic party agreed to join forces to block a grab a power grab by far right leader john tale. coming up next focus on europe this time to look at a german world war 2 shipwreck off the polish coast that's become a ticking ecological time bomb that is in just a few minutes here upon g.w. we'll have more news at the top of the hour.
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