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subscribe to the documentary. this is the w. news life from for lent national elections are underway and nigeria polls indicate a tight race between incumbent president mohamed who was hari and his main challenger i'll take you up with the car the vote is taking place after one week postponement that prompted questions about the elections credibility talk to our correspondent in linkups also coming up. farcical to document the terrible
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deeds and maimed those responsible were destroyed almost even greater. instead of the perpetrators the victims were regulated and so our lives imposed a good german cardinal write our smarts with a frank admission as the roman catholic church takes into its history of sex abuse by clergy or go to our correspondent at the vatican for the latest from the pope's conference on fermenting abuse just. on a call for like welcome to the program. nigerians go to the polls today to vote for a new parliament and for the next president elections were postponed by a week with a delay causing tensions in the country to flare after four years of economic
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stagnation and failure to deal with the islamist terror group boko haram president mohammad to under pressure from challenger. nigeria's president. voting in his hometown of daraa in the northeast the country's electoral commission blamed largest tickle problems for the week long delay. that led to accusations that the two main parties tried to manipulate the vote heightening tensions between rival supporters these boiled over on friday when supporters of bihari and of his closest rival at abu bakar clashed leaving two people dead. analysts say the election will be tight alongside widespread corruption and a lackluster economy a bloody insurgency by the jihadist group caused to haris popularity to slide in a refugee camp in the northern city of yola those displaced by the insurgents are fed
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up with the government but many won't be able to vote for change. my voters card was burned when we were chased by boko her around the entire village was torched we couldn't salvage anything and we had to flee for our lives if i had a card i would have voted. the last elections held in twenty fifteen were postponed a full six weeks they resulted in good luck jonathan becoming the first incumbent president to be voted out of power. will hope that history does not repeat itself. first for a as adult polling station and nine jarius commercial capital lagos flourish has the week long delay had an impact on the election. yes it has people were expecting that since the ice the extended the election by
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a week that they were going to fix the logistical problems that they said was the reason it was going to but they still seem that their last logistical issues for example we are right here in this polling station by it's a clock when they said they were going to start the election but they didn't start until like three hours after and we've also received reports that in some places the card readers that people were made to use to vote were also not working so there's still a little bit of logistical problems here and there and actually we have a voter here who just finished voting. experience with us so thank you for joining us as you just finished kasey avoid tucker you say your experience has been trying for three days for a good supporter to nothing it's almost surreal to show up on this horse the first that we can come up before the time here and what's the official sunu had to be found which points were tense because that's what you meant to do after work recently and to the can almost after some time and have to turn to you have. found
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a nonstarter for tangos and returns green says you know. ok and do you think that this post moment of the election affected you in any way like that obviously didn't stop you from within but do you think that we have stopped some of africa from not surely the first time this was supposed to be votes because many people did not even interested. as a cause and i became it was on the wings are wise people bring in not my concern should be this hour have you know it's how does our surprise so let's talk some people from coming out on the living make them to lose interest more earn. points off from v votes. who's supposed to be around. for you have to try ok so that's the mood in and i see
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a lot of the who are frustrated but they're happy that they were able to get less back to. voting and now as we can see underway there have been reports of violence tell us what you're hearing over there. yes so this morning we had reports of explosions in maiduguri and if you recall the degrees that part of the country that has been the hardest by boko haram the slavic militant groups group although we haven't confirmed the security agencies haven't confirmed whether or not it's actually a terrorist attack but it is in the same mind that the normally attacks even last week when there was supposed to be an election there were reports that you people died as a result of an explosion you need to grieve so that's that's what we're hearing for now so far piece of election day over there ninety area flourish in lagos thank you . now to some other stories making news around the world.
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thousands of old jerry and some telling demonstrations against president. first turn in the capital algiers police used tear gas to stop marchers are approaching the presidential palace a crowd of mostly young people shouted slogans of no fifth term and no to corruption. so dons president omar al bashir has declared a year long state of emergency and dismissed the federal government share took the steps and growing protests against his government he called on opposition forces to engage in dialogue. u.s. president donald trump has nominated kelly knight craft to be washington's ambassador to the united nations craft currently served us ambassador to canada and she's confirmed shell replace outgoing as u.n. envoy in the case of the. u.s. r. and b. singer r. kelly has been arrested on ten counts of aggravated sexual abuse for nearly two
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decades the fifty two year old artist whose real name is robert sylvester kelly has faced accusations of child pornography sex with minors operating a sex coach and sexual battery he denies the accusations. the german state generated a record annual surplus of fifty eight billion euros in twenty eighteen it's in a row and despite a slowdown in the last quarter of these year the treasury benefited from the oil and job market and low interest rates. supporters of humanitarian aid relief for venezuela say they've made preparations for a showdown at the border with colombia on saturday self-proclaimed interim president one guy joe has called on supporters to flock to a key border crossing between the two countries their goal is to help humanitarian aid truck trucks pass a military blockade that has been in place for weeks incumbent president nicolas
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maduro denies the need for aid on friday two people died in clashes with the military at the brazilian border. to delay a correspondent and out of there this is following the story for us and kuta city at the colombian venezuelan border. the surprise appearance of one by doing colombian territory changes things a lot here at the border between colombia and venezuela where do is taking mclean not allowed to leave his country and it's hard to imagine how he will get back in that means that according to the plan two elements will have to enter been as well in territory by force this saturday the humanitarian aid and why do himself thousands of volunteers prepare for a dangerous journey. a top roman catholic cardinal has acknowledged that the church destroyed records on priests who sexually abused children i not mox made the statements in a speech at the vatican conference on preventing sexual abuse by clergy and friday
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marks met with some of the victims and heard first hand testimony of their traumatic experiences. starting point millions of bad starts to move my legs that's my sex. i had no idea it was what this is about. my whole life. it will never be the same. people have told me jesus saves the women priests is on top of the process he didn't know why she. was the only thing i could focus on to take me out of what was happening. i want to be free of the. rescuer. we. also. brought over. thank you let's go live to our correspondent in rome. wanting to know marks in
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germany just a minute the church destroyed files on paedophiles that most certainly allowed for more children to fall victims to use given what we know does that come as a surprise. it does not come as a huge surprise however it does this confirmation of just the problem of sexual abuse which is one that i think that has captured most of the attention of international public but this actually tugs quite directly to the church of a massive cover up i mean the files have been destroyed what we're talking about is no longer sexual abuse but no we're talking about direct evidence of essentially a church or institutional organization for the protection of abusers and criminals . as both men and the german bishops conference just said in an interview today w. that they're still trying to define one thing around tolerance means rather
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shocking concerning that we're talking about serious crimes about children about lives being destroyed what do you think about this. it seems to be the case that after as initially five years of talking about zero tolerance it is twenty minutes at least to late to have this caution about what zero tolerance might mean especially given the fact that we're not just talking about generic and theoretical crimes and abuses but we're talking about sexual crimes against children very soft cores so this caution that would have to be had which he savored the jury to call aspects of to zero tolerance whether priests that actually engage in this behavior would be defrocked or would be turned to national authorities that i mean it is it is really quite remarkable to hear officials of the church talking about the phoenician of zero tolerance specially after having talked about it for four years. and about an hour right now where you are there only
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a global markets and zero tolerance one to the participants expect and the catholic church. i mean it's hard to say what he says in the mind of an entire set of people engage in demonstrations nonetheless i think that there are some. are you very clear pictures said particularly american conversations with victims the main one i think is that the time for talk has now come to an end that talk and listening is no longer welcome what many of this victims want is actually very concrete actions part of the problem is that actions of course require protocols and protocols to mend discussions so we are in a bit of what feels really like a tail chasing competition and really i think that this is a recent why we continue to see so much frustration expressed also in the ministrations us the one that is about to take place here i understand. thank you.
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sports now match day twenty three in the honestly got kicked off on friday night with meant table bad a rainman at home to a lowly start got finishing in a one one draw home fans were stunned when stephen sued us slotted in the opener after just two minutes on the clock. roman supporters had to wait until the stroke of half time for the equaliser to be klassen hammered home and unstoppable shot the result they still got languishing in the relegation zone for another with. our house english football club chelsea has been banned from signing new players until the twenty twenty summer transfer window after breaching rules about signing minors. found the premier in the club guilty of twenty nine incidences related to the transfer of players under the age of eighteen the world soccer governing body also find the english football association and the club released
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a statement of the feuding the charges insisting they have complied with the fans' rules and regulations chelsea plans to appeal the decision and. are watching data weigh in news from berlin i'm michael from like up next as reporter don't forget you can always get the latest news and information around the clock on our website that's two w. what's coming up for the borders where you have plenty to talk about you're going to build. the bomb every weekend.

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