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thanks. this is deja vu news live from berlin more violence on the streets of colombia the country's president calls for a dialogue to try to end nationwide demonstrations against his government hundreds of thousands are in the streets demanding that he scrapped potential austerity measures also coming up. germany's ruling conservatives try to overcome a crisis at the top of the party and battle a cv youth leader and a good convo it threatens to quit unless she gets her party's full back. and a small pacific archipelago is poised to become the world's newest country people
in the autonomy's region of bhutan feel are going to the polls to vote on their independence. i'm nick spicer thanks for joining us. colombia's government has ordered a curfew in the capital after widespread protests across the country against planned pension and labor market reforms several people have been killed in clashes in the last 2 days now the country's president is calling for a national conversation in an effort to calm things down. more 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. your deputy then i'll tell you why i voted for him but i'm saying to do can't 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 pay later in the day do kate did show his face appearing on television to call for dialogue. but if you do that but you mustn't mana starting next week i will launch a national dialogue to strengthen the current a social policy agenda. we will work to develop a medium to long term vision see 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. about what happened cannot be just a fight but protesting is the only way to make this government understand that we colombians need help i use that demonstrates this want to draw attention to the reality a lot of people live. if. 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. people in or of wire preparing to elect a new president on sunday in a runoff vote that might signal another power shift in latin america the ruling party candidate daniel martinez won the 1st round of voting with 39 percent of
ballots cast but he could well lose to a conservative rival who has assembled a broad coalition of for tensions supporters. correspondent on the ground covering the election for us she told us what's at stake for was left wing government 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 which hero why has often been regarded as a beacon of hope in an unstable and unpredictable region they became pioneers in l g q and 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 fed coalition a disenchantment that opposition candidate poll 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 a change that they desperately want to see in the country and now to some of the other stories making news around the world. in chile thousands of protesters have gathered in santiago for the 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. pope francis has left thailand finishing the 1st papal trip to the country in more than 3 decades is visit to thailand's catholic minority as part of a weeklong tour of asia is next stop is japan. 8
years of civil war in syria have forced hundreds of thousands to flee their homes and seek shelter in camps for displaced people. there many sleep shoulder to shoulder in flimsy and leaky tents in one refugee camp in northwestern iraq people are asking a blacksmith to build a 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 demand even now. most of the people here escaped from singe or a region in northwestern iraq it was overrun by so-called islamic state 5 years ago
when germar 1st arrived and hundreds are no he never thought his blacksmith business could survive here. god knows but 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 alternatives. out. there and there are certain areas 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. so the leader of the governing christian democrats here in germany has issued an ultimatum in a debate over her leadership as the c.d.u. began its annual party conference and i had. told delegates that she was prepared to quit if they didn't back her on about took over from chancellor angela merkel a cd leader last year but the party's popularity has continued to slide under her leadership. she went all the way and took on the challenge to 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 the 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 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 and that has attacked i 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 god so very grateful to have put that thank you via we are loyal to our sound woman
to our party leadership. and to the federal government chancellor angela merkel who has passed on the party leadership to come no longer takes. in these debates she used her opening speech to talk about my posts no issues after me get so i don't i'm going to die is also a very special day for me i am fine because on november 22nd 2005 i was elected chancellor for the 3rd time and this remains something very special to me. is on me . political child and they couldn't come. is giving it all at this conference and so far she is one at least for now. correspondent kate brady was at this party conference she said as this assessment. it was the showdown that never happened the c.d.u. party conference after months of criticism party need to annex it come caraballo
called her critics telling them in short to back me 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 than 2 years time a.k.k. now has a what 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 matts despite mat's striking a somewhat more conciliatory tone than usual today he still likely to throw his hat into the ring in a pitch to become successor as the next chancellor. a small archipelago in the pacific ocean could become the world's newest country the autonomy this region of is located in the solomons and currently part of papua new guinea it's going to hold an independence referendum on saturday voters non-binding
many locals hope it will bring an end to a long suffered a struggle. these. men used to fight puppet new guinea and soldiers for independence now they're hoping to achieve that goal in a nonviolent way. they handing in their weapons as part of a gun amnesty ahead of the landmark referendum on bogles 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 can at a great cost. in the late eighty's and ninety's secessionist rebels and pup when you give me an forces for the 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 now that.
they're looking for so it will mean for this is an important referendum the people . want to see if 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 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 will recognize the outcome. as long as they futurist undecided. concentrating on reconciling with a path. for sports now russia's return to international athletics competition is in further doubt after the sport's governing body suspended the readmission process world of platic spoke the decision a day after several russian officials were themselves suspended for add to dope in violations russia has been banned from international competitions since 2015 for
systematic cheating and drug tests a country could now be kicked out of athletics entire earth. this is the day of your news live from berlin up next a controversial new album from the lead singer of germany's most provocative band ranched aren't in the news arts and culture. for more news you can visit our website to be dot com. just don't interest you and i use computers or dealing with a new unit and i killed many civilians i mean the irish come including my father it was so sudden i was a student i wanted to build a life for myself that these totally each person.