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this is d.w. news live from berlin turkey and russia strike a deal on northern syria moscow in ankara agreed to set up a safe zone and extend a ceasefire in the region turkey's president everyone says kurdish forces have 6 days to leave the syrian border zone. also coming up. another bridge to blow for british prime minister boris johnson as lawmakers initially back his deal then reject a bill to fast track it through parliament it's now just 8 days until the u.k. shantel departure from the european union. and danger in the beautiful game the
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risk of dementia and parkinsons for ex football players in their later years a study of formal professionals raises concerns about the long term consequences of playing the sport at the highest level. i'm told me a lot of both thanks for joining us russia and turkey say they have a plan for rush for syria's future both countries announced that they have reached an agreement on the future of northern syria following talks in the black sea resort of sochi russian president vladimir putin and his turkish counterpart richard cohen say they're adding another 6 days to a ceasefire that was due to expire on choose day evening turkey wants to establish a buffer zone 30 kilometers wide along the syrian turkish border from which kurdish
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forces would be excluded. the kremlin had predicted long and difficult negotiations perhaps that's why the meeting was particularly friendly organized extra nice weather for you 6 and a half long hours of negotiations between vladimir putin and air to one mostly in private the hardest thing to decide was high big this so-called security zone should be and who controls it. in a very long discussions we have succeeded in finding a solution which in my opinion is very important and promising. it is the solution for the very complicated situation that the turkish syrian border. the main outcome is that russian military police and syrian border guards are to work together during the cease fire to ensure that syrian kurdish forces retreats russian and turkish troops will take control of a buffer zone 10 kilometers wide. had demanded 35 kilometers.
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syrian refugees will move into the areas that are to be cleared of terrorists. to facts around 1000000 people in. turkey and russia will be hoping for international help in refugee resettlement but a german proposal to establish an international safe so when was not considered in the sochi talks. you need europeans for another unnecessary big player in a situation that's very difficult anyway and then you add in some strangers i don't think russia wants that the fewer partners the better. the sochi deal will enhance britain's role in the region even aired to one had to accept that in the search for solution to the syria conflict there was no way of the russian president. so are russia and turkey coming together are they still competing for influence in
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syria d w correspondent dorian jones has more from istanbul on what's been agreed even though russia and turkey are backing rival sides in the syrian civil war what we have seen in the last couple of years is. putin increasingly working together because there is a realisation that they have to work together to bring an end to the syrian civil war which is in their all of their interests now this deal is another part of this process that was a potential flashpoint a turkish forces could ultimately get into a shooting war with the syrian regime forces further instability in syria but that deal this present deal does seem to have ended that threat it is part of a process of restoring stability to this area the fact that they and now that the kurds are now beholden to withdraw from the from the border will be of a key part of turkey's objectives in this operation and we will now see turkey
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russian forces on the ground in forcing a buffer zone as part of that process again bringing the 2 countries closer together but beyond that this cooperation is also working towards bringing an end to the civil war this is part of a long process and this agreement on the lines that these 2 countries have to work together to bring an end to the war and this process is seen as an important step in that process in the united kingdom the future course of bricks it remains uncertain that's after the conservative government faced 2 crucial votes on the new withdrawal agreement negotiated by prime minister boris johnson after a day of tense debate mr johnson managed to win his 1st vote in the house of commons since becoming prime minister but not everything went his way. more. 6 this was the moment boris johnson had been waiting for. the our eyes to the right $329.00 notice to the left $299.00
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so the eyes have it the ayes have it speaker john bercow announcing that the u.k. parliament had in principle accepted mr johnson's new withdrawal agreement with the e.u. but minutes later this happened. the guys to the right $308.00 the news to the left $322.00 so the notice having the neighbors having parliament wasn't in any rush and rejected the prime minister's plan to debate the bill over only a few days work with us all of us. to agree on a reasonable timetable and i suspect this house will vote to debate scrutinise and i hope amend the details of this bill that would be the sensible way forward that she offered the prime minister wasn't convinced tonight so i must express my disappointment to the house has again
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a very teach for delay rather than a trying to a bill that would have been guaranteed that the u.k. would be in a position to leave the e.u. on october 31st with a deal and we know mr johnson said he would pause the legislation until the e.u. members decided whether to grant the u.k. more time potentially until january 31st in the e.u. council president donald tusk has already said he would recommend the other member states give the u.k. the extension it has asked for. until they reach a decision on what happens next is anyone's guess. now to some of the other stories making news around the world. protests continue in bolivia over worries of vote tampering in the country's presidential election opposition groups of call for a nationwide general strike after electoral authorities seem set to hand another term to long term president evo morales another formal tally of sunday's election
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showed him heading for a risky runoff international election monitors have also expressed their concern. indonesia's president djoko we don't know has invited the opposition leader into his cabinet he chose probably beyond toe as defense minister probably is a former general who was the sole challenger to president we did or during the elections earlier this year we did a was sworn in on sunday for his 2nd and final 5 year term. emperor a narrow hito has officially ascended to japan's throne at an elaborate ceremony in tokyo now he has pledged to fulfill his duty as the 126th emperor in the world's oldest hereditary monarchy the japanese government pattern more than half a 1000000 people convicted of petty crimes to mark the occasion at the imperial palace in tokyo for many japanese people this was
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a long time coming emperor another hito officially began his reign on the 1st of may with a series of smaller ceremonies but with the centuries old ceremony of ascension or so cool in the day his journey to the throne is completed. his wife months ago officially proclaimed empress. by inherited imperial status based on japanese constitutions as well as on japanese imperial household law. i hereby proclaim to those within and outside of the country that i have been in throned. send us. with prime minister shinzo up in attendance the emperor promised to be a symbol of the state to pray for peace in the world and to stand with the people.
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prime minister shinzo abbay congratulated him shouting buns i or long live the emperor. and go ahead god. or the other. the other. dignitaries from around the world witnessed the ceremony. and those who weren't on the official guest list just watched the ceremony wherever they could. but it was this is such a good day of celebration the sun is shining through the clouds now and it feels a spacious i feel so peaceful and thankful not oh he to one mustn't go appeared to be popular with the japanese public and on november the 10th the couple will have an official private. in champions league football in munich travelled to
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greece to face olympiakos and escaped with a narrow victory use of the gave olympiakos the need in the 23rd minute but 2 goals from the robot fired by anahad the polish international is now the 5th highest goal scorer of all time in the champions league a spirited olympiakos pressed to the end but by and came away with a 32 win. still in soccer but now to its dark side a new study published by the university of glasgow says professional footballers face an increased risk of dying of dementia and other neurological diseases the studies results confirm a long suspected link between soccer and brain damage. a common sight on football pitches the risk of brain damage and head injuries a concern shared in many sports now a university of glasgow study has established the link between football and brain
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damage while heading the ball is suspected to be a key factor the cause has not been confirmed. the risk of mortality with alzheimer's disease was about 5 times higher than expected population through more severe and disease when it was around for. parkinson's disease where we saw doubling the study is the largest looking into neurodegenerative disease in any sport surveying thousands of men who played professionally in scotland between 190976 and while football poses a risk playing professional sport still has a positive impact overall. whilst they had a higher risk of near gentle disease they had a lower risk of other common illnesses such as cardiovascular disease and cancers and so when you balance that together what we find is that up to about age 70 or footballer's had lower mortality we would expect from population control but once we get beyond the age of 70 the mortality increases dr stuart now plans further
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study hoping to conclusively prove exactly which aspects of the game are putting lives at risk. and what you do when a historic lighthouse is about to fall into the ocean simple you put it on wheels and move it in land it's not theory it's already been done by danish engineers take a look and buckle up. perched spectacularly at the edge of a cliff but the coastline that it was expected to tumble into the north sea by 2023 the ruby canoe to lighthouse 120 years old 25 meters tall weighing 720 tons engineers here in denmark came up with a solution put it on wheels and move it inland on rails to a more secure location it used to be 200 meters from the coast before sand shifting and erosion left it only 6 metres from the precipice. after weeks of preparations
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the lighthouse was moved around 60 meters inland on tuesday at a maximum speed of 8 meters per hour. the lighthouse stopped operating in 1968 when sands started burying adjacent buildings. the surrounding dunes attract over a quarter 1000000 visitors a year. and hundreds of people braved the cold and when to watch the spectacle on tuesday now the lighthouse should be safe to visit for decades to come. now to an elephant's long journey from chile to a sanctuary in brazil finally made it after being mistreated for 14 years as a circus animal finally found her feet in a safe space for elephants in western brazil she's estimated to be over 50 years
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old but she's still not too long in the tusk to have fun. coming up in just a moment the w.'s interview with german defense minister and a great crime karen i'm told me a lot of thanks for watching. and i'm getting close to the brand new delusions in the gulf coast explosive devices the topics that affect us all the solutions climate change and the return of. only green since check out.

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