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this is day 2 of the news live from garland fury as america's most restrictive abortion women's rights advocates in the state of alabama protesting against new legislation that criminalizes terminations in almost all circumstances will make or submit trying to overturn the bench reproductive rights also on the program the rest of. the staff of iraq are made heightening tensions with neighboring iraq after spies surance fish from secretary of state. who says the u.s. is not looking for. cranes to surrogacy business from the page
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thousands of euros to a couple in western. europe vision song contest in. the most political history to boycott for the past in solidarity with palestinians a growing take you to television to find out the facts. i'm from welcome to the program. pro-choice groups in the united states have been protesting after lawmakers in the state of alabama approved the country's toughest abortion pill the state senate voted $25.00 to $6.00 to outlaw abortion under any at any point and under any circumstances including right incest the only exception will be if the mother's life is in danger the controversial bill will now go to the
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state government for signature. emotions were running high both outside the alabama legislature with pro-choice activists rallying against the bill and inside the state senate where lawmakers in gauged in fierce debate about why you all want to control our bodies. were never ever know. and i know that many of you have daughters mr wagner republican senators say this isn't about alabama's abortion law they want to see abortion banned nation white. what this bill is designed to do is to go to the supreme court and challenge the particular procedure. that. in 1973 that abortion is a legal. essential anytime anywhere for any reason the bill bans abortions at every
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stage of pregnancy unless a woman's life is in danger an amendment to allow exceptions in cases of rape and incest was about to die doctors performing procedure could face up to 99 years in jail it's the latest in a wave of attempts by states to impose new abortion restrictions last week georgia governor brian kemp followed kentucky mississippi and ohio signing a bill that criminalizes abortions after 6 weeks. with republicans in control of most state legislatures and an increasingly conservative judiciary pro-choice activists face an uphill battle to maintain abortion rights one nearly 50 years ago . but more from the reports that much weight has been following the story welcomed by will the governor signed this bill. is female but that does not necessarily put her in the realm of the pro abortion pro-abortion rights camp in fact she has been a steadfast offender of pro-life agenda has said in the in the past that she has
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a commitment to the unborn and that the abortion issue is in fact why the u.s. needs more conservative justices on the supreme court so we are expecting her to sign the law but what she has said is that she's going to review the final version of the bill and then later on make a decision ok but this is an issue abortion is an issue of the united states settled decades ago was it suddenly back on the agenda it was never really off the agenda if were being honest here this was always something that was at or near the top of conservative right wing politicians and activists agenda. long time ever since it was declared legal in the u.s. without a landmark ruling roe v wade as we've talked about. just been trying for decades now is just poking and prodding around the edges of the law trying to see exactly what they can get passed to try to restrict access restrict rights push down the
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amount of legal abortion that they can and that is happening in the u.s. and now there's just this perfect opportunity for them with the trump administration he has come out as a very very pro-life he is appointing conservative justices to the supreme court we've seen this in the case of no gorsuch brett kavanaugh whoever might be next after that and it's really just their perfect opportunity to try to finally check this off their list and outlaw abortion in the u.s. so even though the u.s. supreme court made this this landmark roe versus wade judgment which allowed abortion the same supremes court canova to my to overturn it you have to remember the u.s. is extremely religious country it doesn't have an official religion but there are a lot of there's a large swath of people who you know very much their religion is revolves around life and this pro-life agenda is very much part of that and they support these conservative politicians they abortion question is it really for republican
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politicians who are trying to get votes or trying to get support of certain key conservative activists and leaders and whether or not they will work to outlaw abortion is something that a lot of conservative republican politicians run on so it's been a hot item for decades now so just to be clear what alabama's others as we know the she's probably illegal unconstitutional but we'll pass it anyway so that you send it to the supremes court and we'll cross our fingers and see what happens absolutely there we have saw an alabama politician coming right out and saying oh we are trying to push this to this report we want this to go to the supreme court because we've got now a conservative and male majority. in the u.s. supreme court that if predictions hold true a true knows but if it holds true it may very well uphold this alabama type law to severely restrict abortion which would change a lot in the us change a lot across the united states and a lot of states and automatically trigger
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a lot of bills in a lot of states which are ready to be passed in a lot of these more conservative states as you say the is the is a wave building isn't there because that alabama is not alone in doing very much if it gets to the supreme court we are expecting a domino effect in a lot of the conservative states who have bills at the ready to be passed to outlaw abortion in their states much way to thank you so much. as are some of the other stories making news around the world israel is prime minister just into is joining other world leaders and technology bosses in paris to explore ways to fight the spread of hate speech and violent online content initiatives called the christ church appeal earlier facebook announced that it would tighten access to its live streaming feature. a funeral has been held for one of 2 french soldiers killed during a raid to rescue hostages in picking a faster under the people gathered outside to pay their respects to separate the fearful 26 soldiers have been killed since france began deploying special forces to
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the salvation in 2030. 8 smy grins children have joined pope francis for a ride around some features his famous pope a bit of children who recently arrived in italy are being hosted in a catholic shelter near broke the pontiff is an outspoken advocate for solidarity towards migrants and those on society's margins. now as tensions with iran and mount the u.s. state department has ordered all non-emergency a government staff in iraq to leave a germany is also suspending a military training mission in iraq though the government of the german government says it's not a response when specific threats the u.s. pullout cover staff at the embassy in baghdad and the consulate in erbil the capital of iraq's kurdish region no movies or processing of both posts will be suspended temporarily last week washington said it had detected substantive threats
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from iran and its proxy forces targeting americans and u.s. interests in both areas in the last few days u.s. secretary of state mike pump has been trying to drum up backing for washington stance. ok let's get more on this from nicole rather associate fellow of the german the council on foreign relations or well to d.w.p. how much influence does europe have on the trumpet ministration unfortunately very very little because the deal you're between iran and the united states and europe is basically dead and that seems not to be the case that the european voice counted a lot in keeping the deal as it is off further developing it so the influence of europe is very limited on the trump administration at this point ok so america's not listening to europe does that mean the deal is necessarily dead at this stage well at the end of the day the deal is about iran and the united states and if the
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united states says the deal is off the deed itself so hero has a very limited saying here and can offer very little for example to european companies to really keep the deal as it is because this is what this is why iran is looking for iran is looking for as i understand iran is looking for for europe to cover it against american sanctions now europe has had a sort of go at it there was this. instrument which the very used to try and shield european countries from who were dealing with iran from u.s. sanctions how effective is that be well not really i mean if you are for example a german company and then you look at the 2 different markets look at the iranian market for a german company or the u.s. market so at the end of the day what do you decide you want to keep your good relations and your market access in the united states if the united states if you continue doing you know if you're dealing with iran you have a problem any you know why is the company would say ok well then we cannot
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follow the deal and we have to basically stop thinking about doing business with iran which a lot of police want to do but they often. so even if the european leaders say to business here you can do business with iran we could help you very soon as i know they would rather not because we don't want to upset our bigger markets the united states absolutely i mean they wouldn't say it openly but this is i mean a clear message these companies don't have a choice so europe's big driver that. we've established that your columns do much what does europe stand to lose if this deal does go south it's a europe has a lot to lose because. for example there's a high number of afghani refugees in iran. everything seems to come back to migration absolutely and and so if if the situation worsens in the region
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are if there's even a confrontation a lot of the refugees will be on their way to europe and again europe doesn't really have a very good sort ocean how to deal with this just before now european elections it's a political topic plus of course the effects of confrontation in the region is horrendous especially for the europeans and especially for the people who are close actually to tour to iran maybe because we're sitting here in europe but the narrative seems to be very much about what can be europe do to help iraq against the united states but there are 2 other signatures of the russia and china what are they doing how concerned are they about this why they are concerned as well and at the same time their operatives to painting at least russia very active in syria so it is really about the united states iran. a little bit of russia and china to war but in europe seems to be absolutely
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a name duck in this game because they have no real influence here and it's really about this power it's who negotiated our talk about the situation in their beach and europe place a very limited role and obviously doesn't even have the diplomatic back channels in which they can exercise influence very interesting a little bit depressing. reading from the german council on foreign relations thank you. so downes military leaders have reached a power sharing agreement with the opposition groups it allows for a fully civilian government after a 3 year transition period the military seize power last month after toppling the longtime president bashir but the trial the protests that led to his downfall have continued with demonstrators demanding that the military power to a civilian government step toward civilian government yes or a member of the military council announced
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a power sharing agreement with civil society groups foremost among them the declaration of freedom and change forces or d f c f an opposition bloc headed by madani us. and. there will be 3 power structures and executive council shaped in agreement with the military council and the d f c f a ministerial council and a legislative council. make nice. both sides agreed that nearly 70 percent of the parliamentary seats would go to the d f c f. the rest to other political groups. it has also been agreed that the transitional period should last 3 years. after that the agreement foresees a lections for a parliament and government building blocks towards a civil society. watching t.w.
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news live from berlin still to come last year's your vision song contest to win that matter. tells t w she's excited that fans are visiting the this year's host nation israel but this year's profits propaganda piece even more political than usual. the clashes have broken out between palestinian demonstrators and israeli soldiers along the border fence separating east and gaza and israel of palestinian helpful forces at least 60 people have been injured during violence are known as there is the arabic word for catastrophe the palestinians use it to refer to the founding of the state of israel in 1988 and market with mass protests every year on the 15th of may. that is a shred police director offer here un relief and works agency for palestine refugees in the near east normally based in gaza he joins us today from brussels
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welcome to day to you can we start with your reaction to today's of violence in gaza please well what i've heard so far is that it is relatively calm constrained you know we where some of us are fearing the worst in terms of high numbers of people killed or injured and in compact sadly income paris and to what we've seen over the recent months and the last year it is so far not particularly dramatic in comparison so that's good news and we hope it stays that way and deescalate further and in general terms what are conditions like for ordinary palestinians in gaza. increasingly difficult i would say and the reason i'm saying this is on the one hand if you look at indicators that describe a society like on employment or employment this is at 53 percent and rising among young people below the age of 30 unemployment is at 70 percent if you look at
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poverty the way we define it 80 percent of the $1300000.00 plus refugees that we take care of live below the poverty line so for from my perspective for many gazans including the refugees we care for the places and unlivable place you have to then add to that the escalations that happen from time to time we briefly spoke about what happened today in comparison what we saw on the 4th and 5th of may we call solar goal saturday sunday that was a war we had 48 hours of war on average at least 300 missiles and rockets flying back and forth you know 25 people were killed on the palestinian side for 70 on the israeli side not for me the biggest impact of this is not just the destroyed buildings and destroyed lives in terms of people killed and injured it's psychological i could hear i was on the spot when this happened i could hear
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through those 48 hours whenever there was an explosion skilled children screaming elderly people screaming all the traumas that people have experienced and that have accumulated over 3 wars where all of a sudden back in the open and my biggest worry is the sign thing gaza is slowly but fawley surely getting into a deep cycle traumatic crisis ok so you described a traumatizing unliveable experience you're in brussels at the moment trying to plug a $60000000.00 funding gap left by the trumpet ministrations decision to cut funding to palestinian refugee aid the president of the united states president says that the u.s. received no appreciation or respect for their money so he took it back months ago and this is why you are not in brussels. what effect of those cuts hod on your operations. now let me 1st of all say that it is just simply nonsense to say that there was no gratitude i meet people in gaza all the time who are grateful for the
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international support including that of the united states we run 274 schools in gaza frequented by 280000 children and i visited many of these schools i've seen several schools that have at the entrance of pluck that's expresses gratitude to the united states for making the school the school possible the impact of the funding cuts have so far mostly hit us in our so-called humanitarian work we are sadly forced to provide food to all over 1000000 people half of gaza's population depends on food aid from us and that was entirely financed until the end of 2017 by the united states so we are having to scramble to find the resources that cause us 80000000 a year and criminally we lack 60 so the main impact is there we've also had to reduce our mental health support by by moving the $300.00 counselors to a process that is very far as the main impact very damaging and boring situation
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thank you so much for joining us. director of a year in gaza thank you thank you for your interest. and ukraine where the country's struggling economy and weak rule of law have led to an increase in women becoming paid surrogate mothers the practice is being outlawed in an increasing number of countries but ukraine is one of a dwindling number where it is legal for foreign couples to pay women to carry implanted embryos interviews in economy before. but only as long as she whenever the baby moves i speak to it at night when i read my children stories it's for the baby to the. cause of. now talia is 8 months pregnant it's a girl but it's not hers the tahlia is a surrogate the baby's parents live in germany. it's such
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a happy moment when you hold your baby in your arms for the 1st time i'll be happy for them. to tell his own children only with her for the day for the final months of the pregnancy she is moved to be closer to the clinic and you. natalia took the decision to become a surrogate to help family finances so that her kids would have it better she tells us her partner earns just 200 euros a month working full time. this clinic on the outskirts of hard to attract childless couples from around the world among them the german couple whose daughter an italian is carrying they were unwilling to be interviewed even anonymously the fear of being recognised is just too great. it's a different story with this woman from germany we're calling her and she's in her early forty's and has 6 failed attempts to get pregnant by i.b.m. behind her adoption wasn't something she has been willing to consider so sorry to
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see an exile donation was the only option remaining. a procedure that's illegal in germany ana says that is pure hypocrisy. surrogacy is illegal in germany but you see celebrities and those who can afford it doing it all the same it's when you get back to germany that social services treat you like a criminal. surrogacy is big business and one that's growing in this clinic and had a queue of couples pay upwards of $30000.00 euros for a package includes the surrogacy and egg cell donation there are no official statistics but insiders estimate that many hundreds of children are born to surrogates every year in ukraine. it's a month since we last met natalia now she's back with her partner and children the child she carried for the past 9 months has been with its new german family since
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it was born. i was there all the day and it was a bit confusing emotionally after the baby was born on the one hand you understand that it's not your baby but you still want to know everything about it you've carried that child for 9 months but i wouldn't call it a maternal instinct you feel very clearly that it's not yours. the baby's new parents say they want to stay in touch with the talia but what does natalia take from it would she do it again for now she won't rule it out but one thing is clear the demand is there and it's growing. eurovision song contest final takes place on saturday in tel aviv among the finalists this year check of the public sunraysia iceland and australia which is represented by the law and her song 0 gravity activists are writing artists and visitors to boycott the contest in
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solidarity with palestinians israel correspondent went to tel aviv to gauge the. beach sun and music as the e s c as it's known to its legions of followers hit tel aviv on the beach a mix of tourists and fans await saturday's grand finale with anticipation to levy visit this city when it's it's always fun and when people from the whole europe coming here to see something i think it will become more fun then it's always. to. go in the big stage here. i am happy to represent my counter albania and read this day to go. israel is hosting this year's year edition song contest because of this single minute about silly one in lisp and last year she will perform her new single man
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a banana at the final on saturday. making people come here and see how amazing israel is giving us a chance to show how how how big of a party we can make and how amazing and genuine it can be energy wise. wow. 41 nations are competing to win europe's oldest song contest it's the 3rd time is valid it's hosted it security has been beefed up along the beach promenade but the ever glitzy event has not escaped controversy. the event has been highly politicized from the beginning there have been some calls to boycott the event because of israel's military occupation of the palestinian territories. international palestinian and israeli artists and petitions to urge of this just a way from the event now that it's arrived they still want to highlight what they see as the political reality. let's stop for
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a 2nd try to look at reality from a bit higher perspective not only this you know the speech is really beautiful and everybody is happy and smiling in the beer is the city. but just a few kilometers from here are really. crazy things are happening here at the your vision press center politics couldn't be further away the organizer of the contest the european broadcasting union has said strict rules spending politics from the stage among bloggers and journalists covering the event it's all about who is going to win this year's contest the dutch entry is one of the favorites lawrence duncan with kind of a cheesy nice ballad isn't 1st place but my favorite and my bad hopefully is below for sunny the french singer 19 years old muslim gate and he's now climbed up to 4th place and the odds hopefully he'll win sweden with john ludwick
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is 2nd place so it's weird in france holland that's the big battle fewer foreign visitors than expected have turned up but this pop icon madonna making a guest appearance the final on saturday is still sold out. v.w. news asia british bothers me is next up with.
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