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[000:00:00;00] the who's this is the news life from berlin, a stark choice for bulk area populace conservatives and pro you parties are in a dead heat in the country goes to the polls again. and months of electoral deadlock also coming up in the g. 20 group of wealthy nations backs a minimum corporate tax rate of 15 percent targeting tech giants. you do business worldwide,
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but move their profits to tax seasons. ah, welcome to our viewers around the world. them like look to voters are going to polls and bulgaria for the 2nd time. in 3 months. elections in the spring were inconclusive. no party one enough support to form a government. this time 2 parties had been running, neck and neck in opinion polls, one populace and the other pro europe, bulgarians are confronted by alarming revelations of state corruption. transparency international describes it as one of the worst in the u. last ditch effort to reach o voters, it is a better candidate for democratic bulgaria in the lines of pro europeans in liberal, standing a good chance becoming a sizable block in the elections. this is what we're trying to do is the corruption because corruption, the country is an enormous,
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enormous problem. people are waiting for and wanting in government and we'll do everything we can about. so what do i guarantee want in this 2nd attempt at voting? i wanted everybody, one of the less correctly politicians did, and i hope that people will grow up and get some real change later. the 1st thing to do is cut the re, hand to co corruption group to a lot of this anger is directed against the chief prosecutor of the country who many hold to be linchpin and the corrupt networks of politicians. all the guards and the judas are they finally won, the chief prosecutor will investigate the real crime or not tried to protect the mafia. the markets of this small protest parties program is in its name, rise up matthew out. it sparked of last year's master ministrations and the will for change. we have to change the justice system holds just system or the police
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department. because to go go to get it. we have no justice. we have no democracy. whether that change, those really come depends on the biggest opposition party the populist. there is such a people of talk show hosts and singers lab retrieve enough. the polls show them on track to in 1st place, but their program seems somewhat vague and undefined. boeing, say we fight to change everything we've seen in the past. the administration works the whole way of thinking for me and me for in a, on the outskirts of sophia final pre election meeting of the group party with boss boy. cool boris of rules bo guerria for over a decade. he's fighting a losing battle to keep his hold on power. still the supporters seem defy, and even europe still mistakes, but they can fix them because everyone makes mistakes. but it's likely that the old face of bulgarian politics will be gone and not fear come back after this election
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. the crossover now to d. w correspondent, barbara diesel, who filed that report from sophia. hi barbara. the previous election in april produced a fragmented parliament that fail to form a viable coalition. will it be different this time? that is not quite sure, michael, and that is the big problem and danger in the 2nd round of elections because people if then again, failed would become incredibly frustrated. however, the main opposition parties are talking together and they say that their best chance is to fall minority government and let themselves be supported by the form of communist party who is the day called socialist party when they don't want to form an alliance with. but who might support their program of cleaning up the country and really changing and renewing the political system at the position has
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a problem in so far as their political ideas are quite divergent. and so it's not quite clear what might emerge at the end. but among the guarantee, the desire for change, the will for change. it's really quite strong over that report that we just heard from you makes it very clear that the voters are exhausted by having to deal with the mafia and corruption in the political system. give us some perspective, what is the corruption they're referring to and how does it affect people's daily lives? it does affect everybody all the time. if you have to go to hospital, you have to pay the doctors in order to get good treatment. or in order to, to get certain certain pharmaceutical products, if it's been subs in the street. the best thing to do is just to pay some money to get rid of the charges. if you want to build something, for instance, in the countryside, if you need a permit for a building, then you'll pay the guy in the office some money in order to get that permit and so
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on and so forth. so even for normal bulgarians, this system is a rip off. however, if you look at the big picture, if you look at public procurement, public building, for instance, if you look at infrastructure projects and so on, so forth. the only guards and the mafia everywhere, and it is as the one lady we saw in the report said, you have to come to the tentacles in order to really get somewhere in this country . you have to cut their channel, go tentacles with the corruption so deeply rooted in the country. how hard will it be for whoever wins to cut those tentacles as you put it? it is incredibly difficult because what you have to do is really route 3 form of the whole system. you have to put non corrupt people in key government posts. you have to have oversight, you have to have a judiciary that works. and that really does is sort of go after the real crime and
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that does go, that's not afraid to go off the map, the bosses. and of course, there's always a threat of violence hanging over a certain connections and networks here. we just have to look at that united states to revoke the invoke the magnet ski to go after number off the gary and only gars. so it is a really bad situation and it will be incredibly hard to work to change the country, but a lot will guarantee i willing to participate in this at above or fazel in sofia. thanks much. the finance ministers of the g. 20 group of wealthy nations have backed a global minimum corporate tax rate of 15 percent. the deal aim says stop countries setting low taxes to attract investment for multi nationals, especially tech joins doing business worldwide. the endorsement by the g 20, which accounts were 80 percent of the global economy will help the deal take effect internationally. a historic setting for
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a historic deal. finance ministers from the g 20 member countries came together in venice to secure a global tax reform for a digital world. the g 20 agreement is an important achievement that will contribute or to stabilize the informational back system in the coming years. it will grant great tax certainty and the store for the race to the bottom. the aim of the agreement is to make multi nationals pay tax in the countries where they make their profits at a minimum rate of 15 percent. it's designed to make it no longer worthwhile for companies to shift profits to other countries. g, 20 finance ministers said the pandemic forced them to act. the minimum takes takes real great advantage for democracy and for the whole family
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completion. and it will give us a chance to, to, and erase to the now, just after we are fighting against colbert 19, and we are taking a lot of fight against the crisis to fight against the economy. crisis is absolutely necessary that we take this step and i'm really, really happy that we are step demonstrators took to the streets of venice to protest against the deal. they say the 15 percent tax rate is too low. they claim they are fighting against tax havens. but they are creating one themselves for them. 15 percent is okay. that's not ok. i mean, you're building a number of e u countries like ireland or against the riff lawn. but this will not stop. the global corporation tax says us treasury secretary, janet yellen. i should emphasize it's not essential that every country be on board
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disagreement contains a kind of enforcement mechanism that can be used to make sure that countries that are holdouts are not able to undermine the global corporation. tax rate is sent to come into force in 2023, but negotiations are still ongoing. a final agreement is not expected until the g 20 leader summit in rome and october. some other stories now making headlines around the world in ethiopia, the ruling party has won an overwhelming majority and last month, national election, securing prime minister ob meds. another 5 year term in office abi is facing international criticism over alleged war crimes. during the conflict in the northern t drive region, the wife of haiti's assassinated president has made her 1st remarks since the killing of her husband. 14 louise said the attack happened in the blink of an eye without her husband getting the chance to say
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a word. haitian police accused foreign mercenaries of carrying out the killing. let's take a look at some other developments in the krona virus pandemic. scientists say it's possible to catch to corona virus variance at the same time, a 90 year old woman from belgium is believed to have died after contracting variance 1st identified in the u. k and south africa. sidney remains in lockdown as australia's biggest city battles and outbreak of the highly transmissible delta variant. an elderly woman has died there, australia's 1st death from colbert 19 in 2021. and u. k. authorities have warned against large gatherings ahead of the euro, 2020 football final. they worry fans could fuel the spread of the delta very and staying with football argentina have be in the arch, rivals, brazil,
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one nil to win the copa america final in rio. and hell de maria scored the mattress . only goal with a chip over goal edison's head. fans streamed out into the streets of argentina's capital bernice aries to celebrate the victory. it's their national teams 1st title in 28 years, and the 1st major international trophy for argentina's captain leno massey. meanwhile, the european football championship reaches its climax on sunday night when italy faced england in the final. while england will have the support of most of the $60000.00 fans at london's wembley stadium, italy will look to continue. their incredible transformation under coach were to mention a oh, fools coming home, then the team on this pass to the unwelcome guest looking to crash the party. silly . some people were happy to see you arrive in london for the year 2020 final.
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oh. these u. k. base italy, fans with our own spin on the classic england, and that team survived the 10th penalty shootouts against spain to reach the final and now hoping to win the 1st european championship since 1968. got to get physic i meant for to answer england physically stronger than natalie, but football is played with the ball on the grass. and we hope we can do better than then knowing that these qualities will be important in a match like the final. but sometimes the smaller ones, when i want to be j to be called a crystal jacoby, that the bus out though we need support for england has reached the very top percent prime minister, not one semester chance for some political capital. and the monarch herself queen elizabeth wishing the team while in a letter adding, quote, with the hope that history will record not only your success,
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but also the spirit commitments and pride with which you have conducted yourself. should also feature in a different time than before. the final but it's this one feel and skin as 3 lions that really captures the english mood oregon. so self cent per cation, the faxes england, not one the major trophies in the world cup in 1900. 66. the, the we're in the final and we were here to we're to win. so everything is important. how is represented paper them. we're pleased that that legacy is been there. but now we want to go and, and bring the trophy home for everybody to do that. so have to be the most inform
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side and wells football player and beacon in 33 matches and the reverse him and she and yet to lose to england in a major tournament and whisper it. they're pretty good penalties to up next world stories looks at how russia is sounding the alarm about a new wave of corona, virus infections. that's after the break. i'm michael, look for me and the entire new scene here. thanks for your company. and so many of us out in the world climate change income stores, this is my place the way from just one week how much we can really get

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