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biala gassed at frankfurt airport cd managed by from. this is 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 yvonne duquesne scrap potential austerity measures also coming up germany's ruling conservatives are trying to overcome a crisis at the top of the party and battled seaview leader i think that come calls
her critics bluff 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 archipelago on the cusp of becoming the world's newest country people in the autonomous region of view are going to the polls to vote on their independence. imo me and use 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 is calling for a quote national conversation in an effort to return peace to the streets.
clashes in bogota a 2nd day of widespread protests while police used tear gas in the alleyways thousands gathered in front of the national assembly before that protest 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 even dukie. your deputy then i'll 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 do that pretty much the manner 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's 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. about 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 knowledge to good workers have been busy cleaning up after these latest demonstrations the president to k. seems to have an uphill battle regaining the country's trust. i know people are
preparing to live elect a new president on sunday in a runoff that might end in yet another power shift in latin america danielle martina's 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 governing broad fronts candidate could well lose the 2nd round to his conservative rivals. correspondent nicole for this 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 why they could pull the plug on 15 consecutive years of leftist rule in 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 women's rights and the 1st country on earth to legalize recreational marianna
but when doing economy a worsening security situation and a corruption scandal within the government has led people to turn their backs on 7 the coalition a 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 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 chile 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. in japan foreign ministers from the g 20 group of countries are holding their last day of meetings they've been discussing international trade and global governance as well sustainable development goals korea and japan have also announced they'll continue an intelligence sharing agreement that was set to expire a u.s. court has ordered iran to pay nearly $180000000.00 to iranian american journalist jason rezaian who was detained on espionage charges resigned says he was tortured during his 544 days in prison the court's decision is largely symbolic iran has not responded to the lawsuit. 8 years of civil war in syria has forced hundreds of thousands to flee their homes and seek shelter in camps for displaced people there many sleep shoulder to shoulder in flimsy tents in one refugee camp in
northwestern iraq people are calling upon the services of a blacksmith to build new sturdier shelters for them and with winter approaching his welding skills are in high demand. germar has made a virtue from a dreadful situation being displaced himself the 34 year old has been making a living building tens for those who have also lost their homes. they call me the blacksmith of a camp because a lot of people came to me to make them tense i'm still in this line of business has demanded even now. most of the people here is skate from sin a region in northwestern iraq was overrun by so-called islamic state 5 years ago when jamal 1st arrived in the house are know he never thought his blacksmith business could survive here. god knows what we came here in state for
a while of a camp but there were very few tense so i had to make my own i made a small one and people saw it. jamal has sold 150 of these tents in the past month to ease his workload a few cousins have offered to help out. customers say the 10s of very robust unlike the film see alternative. here and there are still no here most of. them tents is better than the ones provided by the aid organizations. it protects you from the rain and from the winter. the family puts the finishing touches to the shelter. is still far from an ideal place to live but it helps families to stay dry and warm during turbulent times. that's the leader of the ruling christian democrats here in
germany has issued an ultimatum in the debate over her leadership as the c.d.u. began its annual party conference and they could come talk about told delegates that she was prepared to quit if they didn't back her. over from chancellor angela merkel leader last year but the party's popularity has plunged under her leadership and taken a hit in recent regional 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 our the policy measures she wants to pursue in the future. isn't enough to be the repair service of the republican 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 i k k several times in recent weeks this time he seemed surprisingly loyal under compound. a.k.k. gave a strong courageous and forward looking speech this morning. peter god darfur so very grateful to have for that thank you via zend we are loyal to our woman 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 often because i thought of amazon today is also a very special day for me my own fault because on november 22nd 2005 i was elected german chancellor for the 1st time and this remains something very special to me. is on me nicole's political child and the great come. is giving it all at this year's conference and so far she is one at least for now. it was the showdown that never happened at the c.d.u. party conference after months of criticism party to an exit come karrenbauer called her critics telling them in short to back me off me so for now at least it seems that the issue of the party leadership has been removed from the table but with germany set to head to the polls once again in less in 2 years time a.k.k.
now has a way to prove that she's still a worthy candidate in the meantime competition is still lining up within the seating here including one of her loudest critics free placemats despite mat's striking a somewhat more conciliatory tone than usual today he's still likely to throw his hat into the ring in a bid to become angela merkel's successor as the next german chancellor. now a small archipelago in the pacific ocean to be on the cusp of becoming the world's youngest nation thomas region of view located in the solomon sea and currently part of pop one the guinea will hold an independence 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 public new guinea and soldiers for independence now they are hoping to achieve that goal in
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 back in 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 fight and it's expected that people will back the latter. looking more so by the mean for this is an important referendum before. the us if the people's right to go on and they will be able to vote on how they see things what is the peace process it's part of the peace process and part of building deals culture. when we get. the results of that referendum
will be announced in december then papua new guinea's parliament will decide whether it'll recognise the outcome. as long as the futurist undecided and the lions are concentrating on reconciling with the past. this is news live from berlin stay tuned for world stories the weekend reports with stories from hong kong used germany and senegal for more news visit our website that's d.w. dot com i'm mommy and is this thanks for watching. there. isn't calculable. their egos since. their rivalry. 3