Skip to main content

tv   DW News - News  Deutsche Welle  November 4, 2017 11:00pm-11:16pm CET

11:00 pm
the soviet union's heritage where does russia stand today and moscow's empire our series starting november fifth on the. visit to every news coming to wind from berlin eleven on's prime minister resigns any takes a parting shot at a wrong side prior to this move took the middle east by surprise he talked about the evil that are wrong spreads in the region and bring you the latest from beirut
11:01 pm
also coming up a tweet lands that you wish journalist behind bars in zimbabwe she's been charged with assaulting president robert mugabe for calling him a selfish and sick man on twitter plus. u.s. president all trumps us all for japan the first stop on a five nation asia tour but its north korea's looming nuclear threat is expected to top the agenda. welcome to the show my name's they're all harm and it's good to have you with us. the prime minister of lebanon has resigned unexpectedly taking a shot at iran as he went silent hariri accused hiran and its allies in lebanon of spreading chaos strife and destruction throughout the middle east hariri also suggested that political enemies were targeting him for assassination wrong as
11:02 pm
rejected as accusations calling them unfounded. the lebanese prime minister saad hariri his resignation came as a shock to the country in the television address from saudi arabia the lebanese leader plame dhahran and its lebanese proxy group has been for what he called its meddling in the region well read and leave iran i would like to say three iran and its followers that they will be losers and their intervention in share of the terrorism of our nation will wake up as it did in the past and their hands in the region will be cut off. and you had elected. henry's late father refugee could also be prime minister of lebanon he was assassinated in an explosion in two thousand and five which several has been a members of being tried in the absence in the hague saad hariri said he to now feared for his life the prime minister's resignation has shown up late divided
11:03 pm
opinion. harvey has decided to steer lebanon away from danger it's a hard step taken at a difficult time. i support the resignation of the government and country are frozen and the country is collapsing and the government's targets have not been met. every decision to quit leaves lebanon facing uncertainty not least the question of who could replace him. well for more i'm joined now by ben to shallower in beirut she's the middle east rector with a high foundation a think tank the region and thanks for being with us hariri says his life was in danger here are his claims seen as credible in lebanon. well you know this nation is always full of rumors and so we cannot really know what actually has happened about according to a bia they have spoken to security permits or actually come purpose that to just
11:04 pm
lie what we can also know for sure is that currently there is a lot of pressure on lebanon pressure coming from damascus to normalize relations with syria and there were discussions last week here on whether eleven and should be the first arab country to reappoint and invested or to damascus so we definitely know he as prime minister has been in a difficult position and there are many divisions in lebanon along political and also along religious lines what does horary represent and where does the country go from here. when the head it is with a future movement which is the main representative in terms of parties but this is a lie to make up lebanon and so of course the division in this country has become extremely over the past years the division between this alliance and she has especially when it comes to what should happen inside syria what should happen with syria and one of the main problems of course lebanon is pacing his resignation puts
11:05 pm
and danger the elections that are planned for next year or next year we were planning to have a parliamentary elections here and of course this makes it all very difficult and makes it all very difficult not only for lebanon but also for the region how do you say herrera's resignation impacting the broader region iran has already come out with criticism. obviously so because you heard how much he reached out to them and accused iran of meddling into the curse of lebanon we see a divide between saudi arabia and iran in the beaching and their religion and somehow the microcosmos up this confrontation so we definitely can see that there is if you're there it divided through the deepening of that the bite. that's going to shell are joining us from beirut thank you thank you. saudi arabia state television has the kingdom's air defenses intercepted and destroyed
11:06 pm
a ballistic missile northeast of the capital city riyadh who if the rebels in yemen claim they fired the missile the slick cording to reports on who controlled media yemen has been torn apart by a war between a saudi led alliance and rebels that are backed by iran. the american journalist is behind bars in zimbabwe right now after allegedly insulting president robert mugabe on twitter morris o'donovan works like capital horan for an online satirical news channel arrest comes a week after the government appointed a cyber minister who's tasked with policing social media martha wrote donovan allegedly called robert mccarthy a selfish and sick man on twitter that could have serious consequences the twenty five year old u.s. citizen is accused of subversion that could mean up to twenty years in jail. into
11:07 pm
allegations the count. is undermining the forty two or insulting the office of the president and the seeking. is that of attempting to overthrow a government and question all means. which. deny. at ninety three robert mugabe is the world's oldest head of state and widely seen as one of its most authoritarian o'donovan works for harare based macomber t.v. as in bob but channel which describes itself as a cutting edge producer of political satire and comedy have you seen the latest member when it comes back in the summer gamba took part in d. to global media for a minute on their mission statement using satire as a weapon. we thought that this weather phenomenon was imported from western countries we found condemns the charges as an attack on free
11:08 pm
speech. this is not just against it against everyone in the ones to use the internet as a space for free expression to be free as well as denying both charges are donovan's lawyers say shall apply for bail at the high court on monday. earlier i spoke with the w.'s privilege much fun hearing in harare i asked him whether this is really about a tweet that insulted or if there's something more to it it may not be just about a tweet because. if it is a tweet if you look at the treaty that she's alleged. tweeted did not do originate from. actually the tweet it tweet tweeted by one character the one that she's now being accused of wanting to tweet outcomes not to god. it could be an issue or maybe the state is trying to get their organization not come up
11:09 pm
since they've been producing. you know political such and comity that course in this state where you just heard from the head of the martha's boss saying this is a clear attack on free speech what can you tell us about the state of free speech in zimbabwe. freedom of expression and free speech in zimbabwe. is continued and limited by the existing laws more so with the. means to which was recently introduced so by. security ministry we separate i'm going to introduce you nice that is the kind of the reshuffle you find right now these they will be targets you know and continually will freedom of speech and you speech at it when social media and one line because that's what this piece that zimbabweans we freely expressing
11:10 pm
themselves about what is opinion the country and the kind of leadership that is in the country are privileged thanks for bringing us up to date on the situation in zimbabwe. well move on now some of the other stories that are making news around the world a later of one of how long your previous recession is for you says it won't participate in upcoming elections unless and jailed members are freed from prison meanwhile across the country in the city of bell bow hundreds of people took to the streets there protesting madrid's crackdown on separatist leaders. more than two thousand migrants have been rescued from the mediterranean sea in recent days that's according to the united nations migration agency the agency also said that thirty four people had drowned in the past four days while trying to make it to europe. thousands of protesters have converged on low german city of bonn calling for more action to halt global warming this as the city prepares to
11:11 pm
click on kick off the un climate change conference on monday representatives from one hundred ninety five countries are gathering there to chart the way ahead for the paris accord. the u.s. president on trump has departed from the state of hawaii for an extended visit to asia he reborn of air force one after he paid his respects at the pearl harbor memorial trumps five day trip excuse me five nation trip is going to be the longest by a u.s. president to asia and more than a quarter of a century and once he's arrived in japan he's due to hold talks with japanese prime minister shinzo. after he gets to japan he goes on to south korea their talks about north korea's nuclear program are expected to take center stage there in the city of seoul after that it's off to china where he'll be meeting with president xi
11:12 pm
jinping. after china his next stop is then on to vietnam where he's due to attend the asia pacific economic cooperation or apec conference and from vietnam it's off to the philippines where he'll be attending another summit this time the association of southeast asian nations the trip promises to be a diplomatic balancing act for a president who's seeking to make america great again well also looking to reassure asian allies of continued u.s. support. right to symbolism the sites of the japanese attack on u.s. soil more than seventy years ago is the starting line for donald trump diplomatic obstacle course across asia. as he paid his respects at powell haba the spec sort of conflict with north korea may not have been far from his thoughts. in tokyo japan's prime minister courting
11:13 pm
a death trump doll to revive enjoying japanese hospitality ahead of our father's arrival the white house has been laying out its strategy on north korea. in assessing the degree to which were successful in galvanizing other nations to ensure that that the leadership there concludes that it has to denuclearize we need some time for that to work some locals though are opera hence of. eyes are going on but i do wonder if things will be ok. like what will happen to the world. i wonder about trump's response to north korea and things like that for you there are things that scare me. he's becoming friendly with prime minister. i don't know if that's right or not. and so mike can the united states trump divides opinion. but. i don't think if he were to imagine
11:14 pm
a war i believe south korea would have an advantage however since the consequences of war would be detrimental to all of us i hope president trying to solve the korean peninsula issues through peace talks. from the presidential palace menu c.n.n. has called for dialogue with their northern neighbors trump however professor tough are told. he'll take that message to beijing hoping china delivers little tensions over china's ambitions in the size china sea and trade will also dominant discussions with president xi. over for we go we'll leave you with a rather explosive story from southern germany at eighty one year old pensioner there called the police after thawing what looked like in unexploded bomb from world war two sitting right in his garden but when the officers arrived they found something else. this a teeny weighing five kilos choir really for all involved police suspect that
11:15 pm
someone may have thrown this junk sized vegetable in to demand carton don't forget you can always get w. news on the go just download our al from google play or the op a story give you access to all the latest news from around the world and be sure to sign up for push notifications so you don't miss any of our breaking news that's going to do it for us here on d.w. be sure to join us again at the top of the hour for more news and updates from sarah harman in berlin thanks for watching the bundesliga show is coming up next stay with. them. and costly protective measures.

22 Views

info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on