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this is deja vu news live from berlin more violence on the streets of colombia the country's president calls for dialogue to end nationwide demonstrations against his government hundreds of thousands are demanding that president you've gone duke a scrap potential austerity measures also coming up germany's ruling conservatives confront a crisis of the top of the party battled seaview leader and it could come out of our calls her critics plus and challenges them directly back to me or sack me we'll bring you an update also on the program. we visit
a small pacific back of our archipelago on the cusp of becoming the world's newest country people me autonomy's region of google views are going to the polls to vote on their independence. i'm on the east of thanks for joining us colombia's government has ordered a curfew in the capital bogota this comes amid widespread protests across the country against potential pension and labor reforms several people have been killed in clashes in the last 2 days alone now the country's president uganda ok is calling for a quote national conversation in an effort to return peace to the streets. more clashes in bogota 2nd day of widespread protests while police used tear gas in the alleyways thousands gathered in front of the national assembly before that approach. just was broken up to the demonstrations are hard to categorize as left
wing or right wing people just seem fed up with the conservative government of president evo. q i want to put a little tell you why i voted for him but i'm saying to do can show your face brother don't allow there to be another drop of blood let me show your face mr president but he didn't later in the day do kate did show his face appearing on television to call for dialogue. but if you did approach you must amanda starting next week i will launch a national dialogue to strengthen the current a social policy agenda. we will work to develop a medium term and a long term vision. that what hope is to deal with inequality in our society. the demonstrations were kicked off by the rumor of changes to pensions and labor laws colombia is dealing with long simmering tensions over corruption and then
equality unemployment especially for the youth is high duke is conservative government has seen its popularity plummet. what happened cannot be just a fight but protesting is the only way to make this government understand that we colombians need help. the demonstrators want to draw attention to the reality a lot of people live with. the president has to see this and not just look at the protests this is a disturbance to public order this is a massive peaceful movement of people who want to be a knowledged. workers have been busy cleaning up after these latest demonstrations of president to k. seems to have an uphill battle regaining the country's trust. now people are preparing to elect a new president on sunday in a runoff that might end in yet another power shift in latin america don't you know martina's 4 former socialist party minister and mayor of capital montevideo won the
1st round of voting with 39 percent but despite his strong support from voters the government of the governing broad front candidate could well lose the 2nd round to his conservative rival. correspondent nicole is on the ground covering the elections for us she told us what's at stake for the ruling left wing government sunday's elections could mark the end of an era here and europe why they could pull the plug on 15 consecutive years of leftist rule and the country a time in what europe why has often been regarded as a beacon of hope in an unstable and unpredictable region they became pioneers in elegy q. and a women's rights and the 1st country on earth to legalize recreational marianna but it when dealing economy a worsening security situation and a corruption scandal within the government has led people to turn their backs on the coalition of disenchantment that opposition candidate poet is now trying to tap
into after a good result in the 1st round of the presidential elections he formed an alliance with almost all other opposition parties and with their support he's now set to win the presidency nobody really knows what to expect of this coalition it's made up of representatives from all parts of the conservative spectrum but a lot of europe winds don't mind to them they represent change the change that they desperately want to see in the country. now to some of the other stories making news around the world and she thousands of protesters have gathered in santiago's iconic plaza tahlia for a 5th week of protests police fired tear gas to disperse demonstrators who have been protesting against social and economic inequality amnesty international has accused security forces of using excessive force. a u.s. court has ordered iran to pay nearly $180000000.00 to raney an american journalist
jason rezaian who was detained on espionage charges resigned says he was tortured during his $544.00 days in prison the court's decision is largely symbolic iran has not responded to the lawsuit. anti-government protesters in lebanon have marked 76 years of the country's independence by organizing a parade in the capital beirut replacing the usual military show the country has been gripped by protests since mid october demanding the removal of politicians deemed inept and corrupt. the leader of the ruling christian democrats here in germany has issued an ultimatum in a debate over her leadership as the seaview began its annual party conference and a good come told delegates that she was prepared to quit if she didn't get they didn't back her. took over from chancellor angela merkel c.d.u. leader last year but the party's popularity has plunged under her leadership and
taken a hit in recent elections. she went all the way and took on the challenge after several attacks in the weeks leading up to the c.d.u. sponte conference and a great. post the big question to how party colleagues and leipsic. many of them i know say if you feel that the road i want to go down is not the road you want to follow then let us talk about that today and let those and today here and now today. how did the 1000 delegates react with this 7 minute standing ovation continuing 190 minute speech the party that passionately outlined the policy measures she wants to pursue in the future. isn't enough to be the repair service of the republic and we need to become the workshop of the future again that's our goal and that's what we want to do one time in my mind one of those in the audience
was fleet ice melts revival that has attacked a k.k. several times in recent weeks this time he seemed surprisingly low you know under come. a.k.k. gave a strong courageous and forward looking speech this morning. peter golic. very grateful to have that thank you havea zent we are loyal to our chairwoman to our party leadership. and to the federal government chancellor merkel who has passed on the party leadership to come no longer takes part in these debates she used her opening speech to talk about more personal issues about him again so i don't mind the sunday is also a very special day for me my own fun because on november 22nd 2005 i was elected down and chancellor for the 1st time and this remains something very special to me . is wonderful for me. political child and they couldn't come kind of.
giving it all at this conference and so far she is one at least for now. it's a 1000 year old rule that is coming under increasing scrutiny bishops across the world are discussing whether the catholic church should relax its requirement for priests to live a life of celibacy the debate has been welcomed here in germany which is struggling with a chronic shortage of priests many hope that allowing them to get married will make more people consider a life in the church. catholic priests has got his hands full he has services in a also sees the shortage of priests means he's always on the move where he's needed most. i myself notice the shortage because i often have to travel around the diocese celebrating mass on the weekend for.
the western city of mosul haim has been without a priest for 2 years the local area is live thinking and many residents here think that relaxing the rules would attract more people to a life in which. i think there are a lot of suitable people who decided not to join the priests because of these requirements. i think it's nice that in the protestant church the priests can also have the wife why shouldn't also be like that in the catholic church. has decided to live a life of celibacy so too has maximillian struck chick who works as a priest and counselor in a school both want to devote their lives to serving fact humanity but that is sometimes challenging. and i can remember coming home for the 1st time sitting in my flat and thinking ok so this is it you're on your own you sit there and think
well life is really quiet alone. and that's why they came up with the idea of a shared apartment svend i maximillian our lives together and i think it's good that the issue of celibacy is finally being talked about. it will be interesting to see what those people do who always say quietly that we have one of the best jobs in the world. were it not for this one thing. he's not convinced that more people would become priests but he does think that it would bring the catholic church more in line with the times. in the bonus league ball rusia dortmund staged a remarkable comeback to draw 3 all at home to part of one sparing the blushes of their coach. strikers scored twice in the 1st half as the bottom of the table club stormed into
a 3 nil halftime lead but dortmund turned the game around in the 2nd half captain marco royce had a dramatic equaliser in injury time but a draw still might not be enough to save the under-fire fall with dortmund fans jaring the result at the final whistle. a small archipelago in the pacific could be on the cusp of becoming the world's newest country in thomas region of bougainville located in the solomon sea and currently part of pop one a guinea will hold an independence referendum referendum on saturday although the vote is non-binding many locals hope it will bring an end to a years long separatist struggle. these men used to fight people in new guinea and soldiers for independence now they're hoping to achieve that goal and a nonviolent way. they handing in their weapons as part of a gun amnesty ahead of a landmark referendum on bogun votes future. it's one of many reconciliation
ceremonies being staged in the province in the hope they will heal the wounds of the past. bogan of l. became a province of papa new guinea in 1975 and many people whenever happy about it. and billions don't feel culturally aligned with p.m.g. and they've been repeated pushes for independence in the past some came at a great cost. in the late eighty's and ninety's secessionist rebels and pub when you can ian full says forge a brutal civil war that killed up to 20000 people. it was the worst violence the
region had seen since world war 2. after the war ended the people of bogun ville were promised an independence referendum at some point in the future. now the time has come. over the next 2 weeks some 200000 bogan valiance will vote on whether they want greater autonomy or independence from p.n.d. . ex-pats can also vote and it's expected that people will overwhelmingly back the latter. go looking more so it will mean for this is an important referendum for. all of us it's the people's right and they will be able to vote on how they see things is the peace process it's part of the peace process and part of building wheels culture culture when we get. the results of the referendum will be announced in december then papua new guinea's parliament will decide whether it'll recognise the outcome. as long as their future is undecided
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