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do it yourself networkers. subscribers don't. play back. this is the day of the news coming to you live from berlin germany supposedly a funded line makes a final pitch for the european union's top job. we are united on the insight no body will divide us from the outside. is hans went down well funded line also set itself a series of ambitious targets could really be down to reno but europe's lawmakers
we have a live update from strasburg also coming up. get tested it is a message really of course from south africa on signs of progress in the battle against. health professionals it education is the key to improving outcomes and. for systems go the world marks 50 years since the astronauts of apollo 11 blast off on a mission to could land on the moon. the touch of a good to have a company. gymnase it was a funny line his address the european parliament in strong winds up of bid to become the 1st woman president of the european commission it was her last chance to
win the support of the men terry and fund a line that sort. of lawmakers have criticised for being too vague she laid out a number of ambitious policy points on issues including climate gender equality migration and breaks it. confident and smiling. yet everything is on the line for it was found a lion who is resigning as german defense minister in her bid to lead the u. commission. some call her address to parliament the speech of her lifetime the world just calling for more the world needs more you i believe europe should have a stronger and more united voice in the world and it needs to act fast the conservative said european unity is the antidote to the continent's biggest challenges most pressing among them climate change. this is the greatest responsibility and opportunity of our times i want europe to become the
1st climate neutral continent in the world by 2050. he celebrated her candidacy as a step forward for women she would become the commission's 1st female leader the german politician also promised a new approach to asylum it was a nod to italy greece and spain which process the most asylum applications because of their proximity to north africa and the middle east fearful peroration a common european asylum system must be exactly that common. we can only have stable external borders if we give enough help to member states chasing the most pressure because of where they are on the map we need solidarity. fund a lie and earn the endorsement of germany's original top choice for the job man
friend of eva she's funny but psychopath and she is a committed european and that's why we will pursue our goals together with her she has the european people's party firm support and our vote just it seems that. a number of europe social democrats have also given her their blessing but the far right and the far left criticized her speech calling it a bouquet of empty promises she will need the majority of votes in a secret ballot set for this evening. joining me now is the brussels bureau chief he's at the european parliament in strasbourg let's find out why pressed all the right buttons during a speech there was something for everyone how did it address go down there. well because indeed she did have the right triggers and she had a good way of mixing it with her personal story introduction i am a woman this is a historic chance also stressing the fact that she has 7 kids which ment's are more
approachable and in the end telling a story about her father this mix seemed to have worked quite well with the m.v.p.'s we talked to of course not on the far right but the ones that are essential here are the social democrats because they're the one who put her over the hump and the feedback we've been hearing from most allegations so far is quite positive there's one notable exception though the german delegation's so it was enough on the nine's own country the s.p.d. the ones that are in the same coalition as her party still saying we're not going to vote for one of them was also very strong. all of the need to tackle climate change the one other greens impressed because they had said earlier they would be voting against. it there's a certain irony to that because the greens were the party to reject. as the 1st party last week they matter they grilled her for over an hour and then they were
very quick to release a press release saying we're not going to vote for this is just not enough and i had the feeling that some of them at least regretted that decision a little bit today because as you said the speech was very climate protection heavy and see she said in theory all the right things for the green party by the way i talked to one of their members from belgium. this is what she had to say. mr souter kind of sounded like it was enough to still hoping that some greens will vote for her she emphasized climate protection a lot was not something you liked yes but of course where still worried stat these are just words and no binding action will follow from that there was a lot of conditions put to that sound as an example last week when we talked about c o 2 reductions in 2030. and the goal to reach minus 55 percent which was agreed by the parliament not as
a goal that she shares when she's still hesitating on that she said well maybe we should go to minus 50 and then in 2021 see how we can proceed even furder so you see that her her position shifts from day to day. and what we heard now is much better than what we heard in the hearing that we had last week for sure but it's not yet convincing to give our full support to her hold on we have still a full day of debate with her because she just delivered so the introductory speech and now the debate is ongoing and then we will have group meetings to discuss our position it is my feeling that my group will not give full. support the word tonights no but you think like this sounds like you are considering giving her your vote i didn't say that we'll still have a full days of debates you're not excluding it i'm not excluding anything it can be supported can be abstention it can be a negative for all to see tonight what happens when we have you know the whole
debate and all the elements that we need on certain elements she has progressed she did her homework she listened to us and she definitely wants the vote of the s. and d. group that's clear and social democrats but she probably will get them she will lose the one such extreme right because she said some things about migration and about nationalism that definitely will not be accepted from that side and that is good because we were afraid that she would lose the left side of the parliament and get the votes at the right and extreme right side which of course creates you know some some dependence from that groups so no she's a she's shifting more to the left even more than her own political family has ever done because she did she does this a few things that were not really the position of the people. so much as me how to use this green man but keeping all their options open as to how she's going to vote and what the big issues that among the deputies is that or is it up on the line it
was not the so what do you need candidate for this post tell us about this controversy and its implications. yes specially the greens and the social democrats were almost well hurt because they were all in regarding this league candidate principle something that was born 5 years ago we have to make sure that everybody understands this is not part of the european treaties there's no legislation behind it it was sort of a convention that was born 5 years ago that only the ones of the candidates that were really on the campaign trail and the really the ones that fought to be elected could also be nominated later as president of the e.u. commission the goal behind it was to give these candidates more more legitimacy and make sure that the citizens of the european union have their say in this but this time the european parliament failed to gather a majority behind one of those lead candidates including by the way the social democratic candidate funds to moments from from the from the netherlands so by not
agreeing on one of those candidates after the elections they basically handed over the power of this process to the leaders so the representatives the heads of state government of the member states and they came up with a line and that still makes some of the m.e. piece here quite mad we have to see how this plays out of course when the vote takes place but finding that and also press the point about being the 1st woman to hold this post if she is elected how did that visit with people into. it's a stuart and i would say most m.p.'s at least the ones we talk to think it's a good thing and of course then you have some who think it's absolutely brilliant who fought for gender equality during their whole political career just to mention one example of erotic garcia perez who is the head of the social democratic group here in the e.u. parliament she's a feminist she's fought for general quality and so even though it was a is
a member of the conservative party. garciaparra stood up after her speech and gave her standing ovations as the group leader of the social democrats so that shows you the direction that the s. and d. group the social democrats will probably go into at the end of this day so walk us through what happens for the rest of the day and render we actually have a result. member of the conservative party told me earlier she can start planning her victory party now because the feeling really is that she's going to make it there are some meetings of the political groups this afternoon where they will give their official recommendations whether to vote for. or not social democrats at 4 o'clock this afternoon until about 6 o'clock this afternoon and at 6 o'clock we have the official secret ballot so a secret vote will take there are times to count those votes because they want to make sure they get it right especially if it's close so we do expect official
results by 730 this evening. right max elfman at the european parliament instructional thank you very much. and of course we'll bring you live coverage when that vote takes place and the result comes out that we now bring you up to date with some other stories making news around the world the 1st of all a patient in goma a major city in the east of the democratic republic of congo has died prompting fears that the contagious disease could take hold their the victim who was a pastor in the became infected last week when visiting a town heavily hit by the outbreak. at least 2 people have died after a residential building collapsed in the indian city of mumbai risk user looking for dozens of others feared to be trapped in the rubble collapses are common during the monsoon season with poorly constructed buildings weakened by the rain. climate activists from the group extinction rebellion have blocked the entrance to
a concrete factory in london they're trying to stop the construction of a road tunnel under the river thames and have planned to reek of destruction in 5 british cities to urge the government to take action on climate change. protesters in puerto rico have stepped up their calls for the resignation of governor ricardo rosello the angry after leaked test text messages revealed a culture of intimidation and massage inside his government governor is a low has so far refused to go saying it is in the island's best interests for him to stay on. the latest report from the un shows a mixed picture in the battle to cut the rate of hiv infections around the world the number of new infections is falling but the downward trend is slowing which is the report's authors blamed on a reduction in the funding for public information currently the nearly 38000000
people living with hiv around the world that's about 70 percent of them are aware of this status the most heavily affected region is this large part of africa where 26000000 people are hiv positive some countries have very high rates of people living with the virus the period between 2010 and 2018 so a 16 percent decline in the number of elections. infections why no one in 7 south africans are living with the virus but health professionals say a hard hitting educational campaign is helping to ease the crisis they don't because it's fun and sent this report from the town of show enquires do not. engineering student. chairs on her way to the campus health center students can get tested for hiv or for free in the waiting room there's a video advertisement for print
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a treatment target to help end the aids epidemic world white the aim is this by 202090 percent of all those living with hiv know their status 90 percent diagnosed with hiv infection will receive and she richer rival therapy and 90 percent of people receiving therapy will have viral suppression since 2011 when he started it . men aged to pandemic have as it is called this excess of the project. by the way in which we approached it from the word go. community entry which allowed the community leadership to be patent passel of the project and one of them is my beginning my use of a traditional leader who is open about being h i v positive. when i 1st told people i was hiv positive they were shocked they took one look at
me and said you can have aids and not look sick or lose weight no one had suspected anything until i told them it was only then did some people believe me and even have themselves tested as. we caught the bus about god and i was there my daughter asked young women are still at the highest risk but health workers powell so concerned about men many of them they say are very difficult to reach. at the main bus station doctors without borders have set up a testing center just for men. workers try to convince passers by to have themselves tested for free often without success less than half of the young male hiv carriers take antiretroviral drugs. i think they are afraid. i think they said but they were using pamphlets awful as i said in the canaries time so they can we give them when they call home and they say the case this thing
and i think i have to go pick and test for yourself you know plume is convinced that her country is on the right path she wants to do her bit and continue to bring attention to the age iris amongst her friends. oh. you're watching video of the news coming up ahead. of the opera on the list we take you behind the scenes of one of europe's most spectacular cultural events. but 1st 50 years ago today on july 16th 10693 astronauts neil armstrong boss orrin and market collins well poised to make history a spot of the apollo 11 mission 1000000 student to wash the lift off here we have some black and white original images on the 1st manned mission to the moon took to
the skies from nasa says kennedy space center in florida the true reached their destination 4 days later was a demonstration of the rod of the power of the united states today are those black and. white images can be seen in color helping to bring a whole new generation closer to one of them was defining events of the 20th century. for neil armstrong. michael collins. and buzz aldrin it was the mission of their lives the estimated probability for success was put it only 20 percent by nasa technicians and engineers. the launch was followed by multiple complex maneuvers each of which would have disastrous consequences if anything went wrong to get to the moon pilot mike collins had to ignite an engine to the nearest 2nd and then down the lander ferry and separated from the rocket. charlie duke was one of the
team members at the control center he kept in touch with the astronauts on their mission. the ready enthusiasm for space was building ready but we were behind in the space race with the russians so that motivated us to commit to it. there was a tense moment 4 days into the mission when armstrong and aldrin flew towards the moon again and again the radio cut out. then the navigation computer sounded the alarm neil armstrong took control and landed the lunar module gently on the moon surface. with. the. way through the eagle is. very excitedly ready asa roger point for and we copy all the grail you got about you guys about
blueberry that. buzz aldrin filmed armstrong setting foot on the moon along with his historic words. armstrong then went about collecting dust and rock samples buzz aldrin set up some scientific equipment. together they planted the stars and stripes in the moon surface. and then the last big challenge the lunar module has only one engine and if it failed it would mean that the astronauts would be stranded on the moon.
the mountain makes it into orbit around the moon without any problems and almost 4 hours later it docks on to the command capsule. what seemed like an impossible feat had been accomplished and on july 24th the 3 astronauts returned to earth 1st they went into quarantine they could have brought dangerous microbes with them but later they were hailed as heroes all of them visibly touched by their part in the adventure of this century. well 2 of the most spectacular events in the european cultural calendar the brigands festival in austria is famous for its elaborate stage constructions and impressive feat of engineering verdi is opera rigoletto plays out actually on lake constance quite literally. always had a soft spot for new voices in fragrance even for these young birds whose nest is
inside a head that's part of the stage set it's a kind of scary clown some 14 meters high and weighing 140 tons moved with heavy machinery he sang on so singers who are moved along with it have to be totally safe we have wind where the waves and making sure that it really works and works in a magical way the way it has to be on the lake stage was the biggest challenge i am making and the head does become magical it turns into regulator the jester who makes a fool of himself in the course of the opera a tragic fall since the story ends badly that's why in this production the head is not only moved it's taken apart dismantled becoming a death's head. regulator as daughter gilda has the musical high point melissa pity sings her aria caro norma
from a high. who are. it's just very intense because you're not used to be that high and so the breath can be sometimes you know a little bit unstable and. you are literally flying in the air so it moves and if there is a little bit of wind you will you will feel it right away. the story is about power and abuse the juke of mantua commits rape and murder those who stand in his way a done away with this production is directed by philip students and better known for his music videos for ramstein and he's used to drastic imagery here in break
ins to pulling verdi's rigoletto into the present day. the top 100 of the opposite was true so it was obvious to me that this is absolutely the right opera for them to depict all sorts of. it's a piece that's about a promise of power and sexual dependencies it's about how powerful men sexually exploit the lower classes so it's all our sport and that's done in the rather 2 obvious way. looks stunning you're watching the news here's a recap of the top story that we're following feel journeys on the line has made her final pitch to become the 1st woman president of the european commission she set out a series of ambitious pledges on trade the environment migration and gregg's it a confirmation vote will be head of the european parliament later this evening.
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