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this is newsnight from turkey and russia begin joint patrols in northeastern syria . to move kurdish militias out of the region that is present plans to resettle about $2000000.00 people that voted so it's a human catastrophe in the making also on the program german chancellor merkel talks trade and security with indian prime minister. seeking to build closer industrial and strategic. mexico amounts that they have to do that it may sound like the fact that the festival is
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a joyful celebration of the departed i believe to come back to visit that. i'm still get a welcome to the program turkey and russia have launched joint to ground patrols in northeastern syria the operations part of a deal struck between the 2 countries to force kurdish fighters out of the territory and their turkish border military vehicles of the children attend commom to deep zone along the border marking a major power shift in syria a month after u.s. president trump withdrew his country's forces from the region. so let's get the latest from d.w. our correspondent dorian jones in istanbul welcome dorian what is the purpose of these patrols. well these patrols are a key part of why did sign up this agreement with moscow there's
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a great deal of skepticism from the to the syrian kurdish militias have withdrawn which moscow claims they have and they see that these patrols will verify the withdrawal of these kurdish forces 1st patrol is believed of last around 4 hours cover the around a 120 kilometers of syrian territory but we have heard now in the last 24 hours from a key syrian kurdish commander saying that they are going to totally withdraw back to 30 kilometers even though they noted that they weren't part of this agreement that was hatched out between uncle and moscow but there is a resignation of the resignation that if they don't withdraw it would lead to a further military operation by turkey leading to further refugees adding to the already $200000.00 mated to being displaced so there is these patrols are seen as key to verifying that withdrawal but it is believed that withdrawal is taking place or has taken place now these patrols are operates on syrian territory so the serving syrian government is watching closely so before we continue dorian let's
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hear from syrian president bashar assad speaking on syrian state television. this agreement is a positive step it does not achieve everything in the sense that he will not pressure the turks to leave immediately however it limits the damage and paves the way for the liberation of this region in the future or the immediate future as we. back to door in jones in istanbul dorian was that indorsement from president assad . well sadly a far more nuanced approach from our side if you recall a week ago our sobs tore into the turkish president right typer the one calling me a 3rd rate actor and adding to the already very bad animal on the most a t between the 2 leaders but this was far more diplomatic recognizing that the turkish presence is at least for the short term but underline that they want the turks to leave but also said that they don't want to see turkey as an enemy and
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this does indicate that moscow is behind this more diplomatic approach moscow is trying to bring on korea and damascus together and we also heard a nuanced approach towards the syrian kurds while underlining that he wants to take complete control of the syrian kurdish area he did acknowledge that the realities on the ground as he called and said this is a long term goal so that does indicate that they will be some possible negotiations between damascus and the syrian kurds and it is believed that moscow is working hard to facilitate that there was a meeting today between president u.n. secretary general antonio what did they talk about. well i think the key part of this meeting was one selling his plan to settle between one and 2000000 syrian refugees currently in turkey back into this save so that one calls which turkish forces are currently controlling in syria now this is an extremely controversial proposal because there's been a lot of critics saying that this is turkey trying to change the demographic
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a composition of the area with removing kurds and replacing them with predominantly syrian arabs that are mainly in turkey now refuse allegation but that is a widely held concern in the international community in particularly europe and earth one needs money he needs around $25000000000.02 pay for the resettlement now he will get support probably from his close allies the energy rich countries of azerbaijan and qatar but the key countries are europe and they will one realizes he will need international legitimacy for that project and that is why he's looking to united nations if the u.n. do sign off on this it will make his task of getting funding much more easier and the u.n. do seem to be sympathetic there is an awareness that turkey is facing the presence of 3 and a half 1000000 in refugees in turkey a destabilizing factor not only for turkey but for the rest of the region because heard one has warned he doesn't get funding he's ready to open his borders to europe and trigger possibly another refugee crisis dorian jones in istanbul thank
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you. from syria to neighboring iraq where at least 250 people have been killed in anti-government protests over the last a month religious leaders are condemned attacks on peaceful demonstrators but clashes with security forces are continuing the protest the fueled by corruption unemployment and poor public services thousands of returned to the capital baghdad for the biggest mass demonstration since the fall of saddam hussein. what might look to the world like another anti-government protest movement asking for democratic change is according to these iraqis actually a new form of independent local government for and by the people the people who feel let down i know who look at that quote i was going to be respectable among respectable people as far as we're concerned we have the worst passport in the world the worst nationality yet they say we're at the forefront of the most corrupt countries where one of the top countries with oil reserves and yet we're a whole nation they are less important to them is that they are taking
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a democratic message to the streets they goals are more tangible like simply cleaning the streets sick of waiting they are doing it themselves. in the last 7 days we've been able to paint sidewalks bring water we restore electricity we are just like a small country in this area. the clashes between law enforcement and the people have been deadly on friday more than 300 wounded on the front line is people power was stopped before it could cross a bridge from tahrir square toward a well fortified green zone where government is housed on its side of it. i've been here for 8 days since last thursday we've been here until now they said on friday there will be demonstrations we took part in peaceful demonstrations however they threw tear gas and sound canapes at us it is the president bahram sally says prime
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minister adel abdul mahdi will step down but only when a success. has been identified as a potentially months long process when iraqis want action measured in days. we don't have an honest government not only adel abdulla muddy is corrupt all politicians who have been ruling iraq are corrupt we don't want to. we want all corrupt politicians to be uprooted. but if i was fired the next one will be worse. to clear timelines for reform have emerged the slower constitutional route to newly promised elections proposed by a government accused of deep seated corruption and the fastest street by street self-determination by an impatient people sitting and making their own standards of living in lieu of what they say has not been provided in the 16 g. is since regime change which. will take
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a look now at some of the other stories making news around the world police in southern england so i think not believe that all 39 people discovered dead in the container last week a vietnamese citizens as explained say they have identified some victims and are in contact with their families in vietnam and the u.k. several arrests have been made in ireland and. heavy flooding in somalia has killed at least 10 people forced a quarter of a 1000000 more to abandon their homes and livelihoods bunch of east africa is bracing for tropical storm which is likely to worsen an already dying humanitarian situation rains and expected to continue for another 4 to 6 weeks. to be more violent clashes in the libyan capital and past as protesters dispute the official presidential election results of the conflicts confirm the incumbent evo morales as the winner without a run of critics say the vote was rigged as that more honest denies that there were
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any irregularities. russia has introduced a new law that gives the government the. hard to switch off the internet the kremlin says it's protecting itself against cyber attacks but critics of condemn bill as a step toward more censorship. german chancellor angela merkel and india's prime minister narendra modi have been holding trade talks in delhi to decide the series of agreements strengthening industrial and strategic links was to modi also announced that the 2 countries would work to combat terrorism and extremism but despite the show of unity there are divisions. india's prime minister pulls out all the stops of the german chancellor the woman he likes to describe as a great leader. has come down in kashmir would remain the elephant in the room for much of the day modi's decision to strip the region of its semi autonomous status has sparked outrage there and
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a neighboring pakistan at the only doing press conference both sides appear keen to stress what they have in common. rather than what divides them horrible. it isn't germany's friendly relations are based on core values like democracy and the rule of law this is why we have similar views about the great challenges that face our world or to fight the dangers of terrorism and militancy we will strengthen bilateral and multilateral ties all. not be critical while out for mackerel for the unapologetic nationalist modi as both sides exchanged more than a dozen by natural memoranda ranging from farming to joint development in part official intelligence. the only mention of kashmir is when merkel meets the german press before heading to dinner with the prime minister. i 1st would like to hear the arguments of the prime minister on this situation for the people there is not
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sustainable and not good something that surely needs to be improved. i'm going to machall visited the site of last minute gandhi's cremation as well it's 150 years since the birth of india's father of the nation but this is a ball they look into the past is in contrast to the tangible commitment from both sides to be driving forces of a multilateral future germany wants to be part of india's rise both as economic power and as political counterweights to only present china internal tensions like kashmir are seen as something that's worthy of criticism but outweighed by the economic and political potential india office in the future. reporting from delhi now mexico has been marking the day of the dead despite the gloomy day it's one of the most colorful festivals of the year souls of dead children are believed
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to visit their families on the 1st of november with i don't returning a day later. there's nothing dark about dia de los muertos or day of the dead in mexico. this national holiday has dance music. and a whole lot of flair. everyone has a fear of death and in mexico this is part of a celebration of a ritual of color and the whole world it's something dark and frightening and something to mourn but here it's filled with joy and festivity that something wonderful. this remembrance the tracks tourists from all over the world and it's been recognized by unesco as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity. traditional tributes include colorful costumes and offerings placed on altars commemorating the lines of
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family and friends. as you can see on the altar there are many meanings it's a celebration for loved ones who are godless. some altars on multiple levels high and topped with pictures of the person honored mourners crowd simmer terry's where graves and tombstones are decorated with miracles and candles . on this day we come to light their way with lights which are the candles and flowers to show them the way home. a way to connect with loved ones and to remember death is nothing to fear. death to ponder is also nothing to fear let's take a look at twin panda cubs who who met at birth and so for the 1st time since they were born there were born i did so in a staff say the cups which now weigh admission of the 3 kilograms each of already
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made their 1st attempts at crawling keepers of bed helping them brother men make we child cage uses as pandas don't be the most charming one at a time. go by how's your business news that next time we'll have more world news at the top of it down our goods for. the last census of guy you don't need to see every relevant people go for over the mets and home of the force and for the closeness the minute you can about. the bottom of. the nasty dragon this one has called the hard truth. on.

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