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he faced a lot of challenges he could not run the country by. in parliament will also face those challenges as they try to govern now operating outside the political vacuum they enjoyed for the last 5 years many feel it will be a short term government a year or 2 and the political tension could possibly lead to public unrest it's got harder al-jazeera bangkok. in taiwan more than $360.00 same sex couples have tied the knot after the island became the 1st place in asia to legalize gay marriage taiwan's parliament approved same sex marriage last week and it follows years of debate over marriage equality with religious and conservative groups among the most vocal opponents today was yesterday i suggested that we slap each other since it feels like a dream i think it's unbelievable that taiwan is the 1st to legalize gay marriage in asia i'm very moved. and i think it's a very difficult thing an ethnic chinese culture especially for men we've been very
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lucky to have support from our families after this new law has passed even more traditional families will be willing to try and considered normal for 2 meant to be together and get married lawyers in kenya say they all appear against a decision by the high court to uphold a colonial era law which criminalizes gay sex the court said the ban on same sex relationships doesn't violate the constitution activists have campaigned for years to expand gay rights in kenya where anyone in the same sex relationship faces 14 years in prison. absolutely disappointed that the courts have decided to. interpret the provisions of the constitution as not protecting everyone it's. truly a shame to see that this is how the courts have decided however we still continue to believe in the rule of law and we are going to appeal this decision we are the government to take immediate. steps to protect in
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a poor. right of the possible by repealing such an. amount. of kenya and introducing legislation that prohibits discrimination on all grounds including sexual orientation or gender identity on expression. now when the indian american filmmaker mira screened salaam bombay at the cannes festival of 988 she walked away with the camera door for the best 1st feature award. into the life of children living on the streets of the busy city over the past 30 years many such socially conscious films have followed charlie angela sat down with her on the french riviera to talk about her latest project. welcome to cannes we're here with director mira nair talking about how the festival shaped her career and some of her future projects mira thank you for joining us just take us back to that day when
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your film salaam bombay one can prize the best 1st film the bovey was you know extraordinarily received we had a 30 minute ovation lamb and so on and then i went back home to my pencil on them and i had sort of the whole world you know in the morning and it was that kind of fairy tale and of course topped by the cab door and great prizes and certainly it launched me you know in the in the industry and made life much easier as a sort of sort of negotiate what to do next you stories i mean they not only take it to india but they take us to pakistan to uganda. countries that are often seen through quite a narrow lens is that very important to you that i think every film is a political act you know and you can choose to have a point of view that becomes the bane stream or you can choose to make your point of view the mainstream as i have tried to do i just believe that you know where we
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come from matters our language our poetry our everyday struggles our humor you know is not just particular to us but actually if you get to the truth of it it's universal and just tell us about your current project is an adaptation of the epic novel suitable boy i jokingly call it the crown in brown it has that kind of big deficits and sweep but it is about us it's about our country it's about the india you know after independence from the british going to a democratic elections for the 1st time a country finding its voice and a young woman finding her voice through her harried mother who's keen to make her find a suitable boy because i really believe that if we don't tell our stories no one else to tell them or if they will tell them they will tell them their way and not our way.
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thank you very much with the tennis world gearing up in paris for the french open australian player nick kyrgios has made headlines again for the wrong reasons by pulling out just 2 days before the start of the season 2nd grand slam organizers haven't said why the world number 36 withdrew it comes after a curious was fined for his behavior during last week's italian open he also posted
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a video online in which he said the french open sucks compared to wimbledon. so the defending champion rough on the bell he's coming into the tournament off the back of his 1st title of the year in rome the man known as the king of clay is chasing the record extending 12th french open at roland garros i feel myself playing well being. my my goal is just to keep playing at the level. because nice things always that i can improve but small things and just working in that a small things but in general is just about being healthy main thing and then just complete and be fresh mentally and physically it wouldn't be. fair to to pick anybody else but him as the main favorite because he has won this tournament so many times he has lost what 2 times in his
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career. perper is in place so you know lots of respect for him because he is always 3 time champion serena williams was hitting the practice courts hard on friday passes campaign at roland garros ended with an injury withdrawal just before her last 16 match with maria sharapova so you know who missed last week's italian open with a knee problem will be seeking a 24th grand slam singles title well number one is looking for her 3rd grand slam title in a row of the her success at the u.s. and australian opens but she admits her record on clay courts isn't as strong. definitely for me i feel like i should be an awkward play here. and it's honestly it's been a bit of a ride trying to figure out how to play better on clay throughout the series but i think this year in playing well so i'm really excited to see what happens here
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less than a week to go before the start of the cricket world cup minnows afghanistan have sprung a surprise maybe pakistan by 3 wickets in their world cup warm up game in bristol on friday chasing 263 afghanistan's hushmail to the show he had an unbeaten 74 pakistan also were beaten 4 know by england in the recent one day series earlier this month the tournament gets underway on thursday at the oval when the hosts england play south africa england captain owen morgan is expected to be fit for the opening game despite suffering a small fracture to he's left index finger in training on friday he was taking part in a catching drill during fielding practice and a scare for india as well as they prepare for the warm up game against new zealand on saturday all round a v.j. shanker was struck on his right hand betting in the nets he had to leave the session early virat kohli side head into the world cup ranked 2nd behind england in
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the i.c.c. rankings. preparations continue for the women's football world cup which starts in france on june the 7th england's team won their 1st global title of the she believes couple of this year beating hosts the usa in the final the players are preparing for the world cup which begins with a game against scotland a nice coach phil neville thinks the side are contenders for the trophy but says the tournament is about so much more. the game is going from strength to strength there's a real popularity now growing i think is fantastic i think when you when you when you see in game sold out you know england's 3 games in the world cup group stage is sold out i mean that's never been done before you know also some people think is this just a one off if it's not just a one off i think i think there's a real boom i think the ph is on the cusp of something really special and i think this will just be the start i don't think the world cup i want to start watching women's football i think now we're on a we're on a we're in a period for women's football that could be called a domestic doubles are up for grabs in germany and spain on saturday by munich go
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in search of their feet for a record 12 time the team trained lympics stadium where they'll take on like see again the german the last time brian did the cup and bundesliga double was in 2016 . and in spain the league of champions barcelona are preparing to face valencia in the copper del rey final the club won a record 30 spanish cup titles including the last 4 seasons but star striker messi admits winning the double again has been soured by missing out in the champions league. we knew that we couldn't repeat what had happened last season and yet it happened again it left a very sad impression and we played so badly this is something that can happen once but not twice and even less so consecutively missing the chance of playing a champions league final something we wished for so much what happened was inexcusable and friday's 13th stage proved to be a chilly one for the riders on cycling's ditto that earlier the 196 kilometer trek
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in the mountains to lahore set to deliver plenty of snow laden roads russian. broke away on the final climb to take the stage victories 1st that a grand tour since 2016. of team emirates retained the overall race leader's pink jersey with a 2 minute lead of a fellow slovenian primos ra glitch. the formula one drivers have had friday off in monaco as is the race tradition ahead of qualifying but they have to race on the street circuit has been providing plenty of drama involving the son of michael schumacher mick the premier racing driver was hit from behind by nicolas 30 feet on the happened in which brought out the yellow warning flags and the red flags were being waved to ensure america try to overtake tatiana culbert on of the b.w.t. arden team later in the race this led to a large pile up of cause at the turn and the drivers eventually were sent back to the pit lane for a restart make the free so of the a.r.t.
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team would go on to win the 2nd of the f 2 races takes place on saturday that's often are more sport coming up again later. that's so friend this al-jazeera news hour but don't go away because i'll be back in just a mental with more of the needs. and investigation into the real powers that control the world health organization their obligation to their shareholders completely overwhelms any consideration of public health can they be trusted with building a healthier future if their loyalty becomes questionable reason to people that are
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out of the h one n one porsche is it getting much difficult for you now that w h o s s cast who says to me returns trust that you trust who on al-jazeera after decades of being programmed with instructions data hungry computers can only on their own identifying patterns and predicting human behavior. artificial intelligence can monitor our movement. and decide on our future the big picture codes of the world according to ai and exposes the bias inside the machine coming soon on al-jazeera a policy imposed decades ago pregnant woman part that she could selectively goods and have only boards changing demographics across asia with far reaching consequences for creating a poor socially disadvantaged young man so you have the system where people at
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every level will be get being given money money to agree to sterilization our money to get other people to be the services. al-jazeera examines the politics of population control. the u.s. can for little speed up weapons sales to its allies in the gulf to counter what it calls instability calls by iran. hello again i'm martin dennis you're with there life and also coming up i do so
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with no ill will but with enormous and ensuring gratitude to have had the opportunity to serve the country i know. the british prime minister tearfully names her departure date after failing to deliver bracks a. noise for indonesia's presidential challenger teleport last month's election was rigged. calls for a general strike in sudan the opposition's latest move to push the military to hand over. the united states is stepping up pressure on iran secretary of state might prompt has moved to bypass congress to sell $8000000000.00 worth of his allies in the middle east he says is to deter it rainin aggression and even while downplaying the
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prospect of conflict president trump has announced he's sending an additional $1500.00 u.s. troops to the gulf and this comes. the pentagon has for the 1st time publicly blamed a wrong for recent attacks on saudi and m.r.c. ships and infrastructure alan fisher has more now from washington. initial reports suggested the u.s. was preparing to send an additional 120000 troops to the middle east to combat the perceived threat from iran but president donald trump is no confirmed he's sending $1500.00 we want our protection of the middle east we're going to be sending a relatively small number of troops the u.s. defense department says the troops are going to include an anti missile battery additional intelligence and surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft it's also sending fighter aircraft for deterrence. the pentagon says the move is defensive and not meant to provoke war but adds to another rush deployment or this month the
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u.s.s. abraham lincoln carrier strike group started to move to the gulf we would continue . to call for caution and restraint both in terms of actions and in terms of rate and. the threat from iran is also being used to push through $8000000000.00 in weapon sales to saudi arabia the united arab emirates and jordan normally congress would be given 30 days to approve foreign arm sales but it's already put a hold on earlier sales so secretary of state might pump decided to bypass congress and to clear the seal necessary to bolster regional allies against iran in the statement he said delaying the shipment could cause problems for key partners during a time of increasing regional volatility he says he sees this as a one off event the state department's decision to do this implies are very intent on increasing the weapons flow to saudi arabia but they did it within what i think they would argue is politically acceptable frame by adding jordan to the mix plus
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now of course although it may have been there originally these 3 countries together it's looks like a more robust package of defense against iran the sale has provoked criticism from both republicans and democrats in congress but it appears there's little they can do to stop it the president insists robust u.s. action sent a clear message to iran right now no i don't think iran wants the fight and i certainly don't think they want to fight with us trump maintains he wants to strike a new nuclear deal with iran having pool the u.s. out of the existing deal he's cranked up tough financial sanctions to force them to reopen discussions but there's nothing coming from iran which suggests they're ready to sit down and talk again alan fischer washington. well iran's neighbor iraq is trying to do a delicate balancing act between washington and tehran matheson has more from the
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iraqi capital baghdad. as a writer of course one between the united states and iran iraq there's a worry that it's going to spill over into violence and that's going to mean that their country and south as a battleground in a proxy war in iraq has good relations with iran in terms of trade culture and religion and iran supplies about regionalism the alex recently announced that iraq needs the south of the country but iraq also needs the troops from the united states and foreign countries to deal with a threat from isis and it needs investment in those countries this rally has been called by dr also he's a shia cleric also the leader of one of the largest political blocs in the parliament is also a nationalist has made no secret of the fact that he wants to get us in foreign troops out of iraq and iraq has been in a period of relative since this is why you know i saw now the iraqis are concerned
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that they are facing the chance that their country is once again going to be pulled into conflict. at least 9 people have been killed in an airstrike by the saudi amorality coalition on yemen's district entire province the raid reportedly tell it hit a petrol station and some of the victims were children and funerals have been held for 4 children killed in strikes that targeted military sites in the capital sanaa who run t.v. reported that 6 civilians died and dozens of others were injured including 2 russian health care workers his have controlled the capital since 2014. several prominent conservative m.p.'s have already put their names forward to become the next u.k. prime minister that's after to reason may announce should step down on june the 7th ending 3 tumultuous years in office in an emotional statement she said she deeply
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regretted failing to lead the u.k. out of the european union paul brennan reports it is in the best interests of the country for a new prime minister to lead that effort to recent days resignation announcement speech began a little hesitantly and ended reluctantly but with her close staff and her husband philip standing by for support the prime minister conceded defeat. it is and will always remain a matter of deep regret to me that i have not been able to deliver breck's it she will officially step down as party leader on june the 7th but remain as prime minister until her successor is chosen in the end though the emotional strain of recent months overcame her i will shortly leave the job that it has been the honor of my life to hold. the 2nd female prime minister but certainly not the last i do so with no ill will but with enormous and enduring
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gratitude to have had the opportunity to serve the country i love the prime minister's resignation became inevitable after a hostile reaction to have final breck's at compromise offer even senior figures within her own party were demanding that she quit now that she has many of those same critics have now praised her dignity and determination i found it moving actually i think that we you know the promises to the heart and soul is trying to do the best for this country at a difficult time facing a challenging climate in parliament many of those currently paying tribute are keen to succeed her in the top job more than a dozen conservative m.p.'s could contest the leadership with a new prime minister emerging by the end of july but parliament then takes a 6 week recess and some observers see the whole process as self-indulgent with the october 31st deadline approaching we are wasting the time that's been allotted to us we are wasting good will and the next prime minister will have no different
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arithmetic from theresa may the same problems in parliament getting the deal 3 are the same promise in parliament if they try to get no deal the opposition labor party is demanding a general election has a new conservative leader isn't going to solve the problem. there has to be another opportunity for the people of this country to decide who that want government how they want the government to run what the long term strategy is that government i think we did a general election in brussels reaction to the resignation was diplomatic presence younker prime minister mace and now instruments this morning without personal joy the president very much liked and appreciated working with prime minister may and as he has said before terrorism a woman of courage for whom she has great respect choosing to resubmit a successor is a 2 stage process with conservative m.p.'s 1st with lean down the candidates to a final 2 and then a postal ballots of the party's wider membership choosing the winner the early
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frontrunner is boris johnson who has massive support among the 125000 grassroots conservative members but he enjoys less support among parliamentary colleagues the party's internal divisions who once again generate international repercussions it was bracks it which marked the beginning and end of teresa mayes premiership it will certainly mark out her successor paul brennan al-jazeera well the german chancellor angela merkel has wished to resume a well and says she'll work with whoever takes over. we respect this decision i've always had a good working relationship with prime minister to resign me the departure of the u.k. from the european union is a major transition and regardless of what happens in british politics german government will do everything to achieve a good partnership an orderly exits and good cooperation. more now from paris
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correspondent natasha own reaction from the european union. well the big question for european union leaders is what does to reserve may's resignation mean for brig's it we've heard from the french president emanuel markov calling for rapid clarification spain's prime minister says that for him it looks as if our heartbreaks it is the most likely outcome islands prime minister very concerned about what it would mean for ireland talking about entering into now a very dangerous period indeed britain was supposed to be leaving the european union this year was post effect in march that was delayed they had a summit in april e.u. leaders and theresa may agreed on a new airline of october 31st but of course european leaders do not know who they will now be dealing with who will replace theresa may will it be a hard line breaks it is so to speak anything that is certain is that the european commission spokesperson says that there will be no new renegotiation of the
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withdrawal the greenman but there is no doubt that sense of frustration that has been there within the e.u. circles for many months now and years over the break that process is only getting worse french counterterrorism police are investigating an explosion in the city of leo at least 8 people were injured in the blast near a bakery in the center of the city the interior minister's called for increased security across the country police have released an image of the suspect in the calling for witnesses to come forward the indian the xeon opposition candidate. is challenging the results of last month's presidential election in court propose lawyers for the appeal saying he lost because of widespread cheating official results show president joko widodo won the vote which the election commission called free and fair of the results been met with violent protests that least 7 people having be.


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