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this is the doubly news live from berlin neuralgia bodies' hindu nationalist party the v.j. class victory in india's elections and the results show them heading for an increased parliamentary majority also on the program. polls open in the u.k. for elections to the european parliament even though the country have to climb out of the e.u. by not populist could make big gains as to make it prime minister theresa may struggles to hold on to the job it's all.
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i'm for gail welcome to the program the party of indian prime minister modi has declared victory and the country's election out of results released by the election commission to show the b.j. pay uncles to increase its majority in parliament the mandate of business friendly policies and tough stand on national security mr modi received a rousing welcome from b j p supporters as a rally in delhi after promising that he would unite the country and build what he called a strong and inclusive india the leader of the opposition congress party rahul gandhi has conceded defeat saying that he respected the decision of the indian people i was. just well in. amongst jubilant b.j. peace forces. so this is the head. of the ruling. party
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is the key thing. that the basic. capture claims of a new prime minister prime minister. this election might even consider it a referendum on the into movie and if you look at me and if you look at the books that have more dan it looks like that effort underway is an extremely positive one it is likely that the be hasn't he was strong. on the parliament standing the last time i don't have people he'll be going to cast off their prime minister. for. all of this week all of. which actually have pictures of prince you know to say thank you. thank you for your blessings and although i don't think this
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is this is actually important all of them or something the news has been saying that is. morning in congress that when the national congress and the opposition has pretty much had to accept defeat there's a very marginal gains of them it's not even sure that the leader of the opposition but a national mandate is the prime minister has tweeted out saying this is a victory for india and he has already said this is a victory for the entire country you know because we're actually getting very nationalistic johnson saying that long live modern india and even some hindu just coming in all around. the country has spoken that they not only want the again but they want more than they did back in 24 india has decided. the 5 yes part time. machine just well and debbie now to some of the other stories making news around the world com has returned to the indonesian capital jakarta following deadly
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clashes between police and supporters of defeated presidential candidates for both . the former general called on his supporters to go home and announce that he would launch a legal challenge against president joked the widow's reelection. the man known as the american taliban has been released from prison in the united states john walker lindh was captured in afghanistan in 2000 want untreated guilty to supporting the islamic fundamentalists he served 17 years of a 20 year sentence and has been released early for good behavior secretary of state mike pompei of described the release as unexplainable and unconscionable. in rome a man has made a dramatic escape from a fire by climbing out of a window and clinging on to one ledge was forced 1st pitch to the flames engulfing his building before firefighters rescued him walked away without injury. will go north of the much loved children's book the tiger who came to take
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a has died over and illustrates a cat was 95 born in berlin she fled nazi germany with her family and wrote about her experiences in her novel when hitler stole pink rabbit. and over the next 4 days 400000000 people will have the opportunity to vote in elections for the european parliament the netherlands open the voting today of the 1st dutch voters headed to the ballot boxes at midnight comes and i suppose he's searching for this and nationalist who wants to reign in the been. voting is also underway in the u.k. although more than half the country didn't want to participate in the 1st place and the politicians are still and go to political turmoil open bracks it's his prime minister theresa may is once again fighting to keep a job. correspondent barbara faisal is at a polling station in london and welcome barbara what is the mood there how do people feel about these elections happening given that the country was supposed to
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be out of the block by now. that is the point to fill because remember the bricks the date the official breaks the date that the government had been clinging to for so long long was the 29th of march this year that date is long past and nothing absolutely nothing has happened so far so it has a bit the feeling of absolute fear to having to sort of participate in the selection for many britons and the mood is relatively subdued in this polling station behind us here in the center of london and westminster voters sort of are rather trickling down and streaming in so participation participation might be relatively low and people feel we shouldn't be here we shouldn't be doing this because for exit years as i said but how to be out and the remaining is what they had really fought for so long was a 2nd referendum and neither of those solutions is anywhere near what voters i
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how polarized are versus. country is still deeply divided we've seen this last winter and we've seen these divisions getting everett deeper and there's quite a lot of acrimony between the 2 camps and people are really not talking with each other anymore often more often than not the yelling at each other i saw some people earlier here in london what they thought about the situation and this being the center of london and these people being british they remained relatively polite but waited for labor i thought that was the best party to remain in their here opinion even though the policies are not very clear even though the policies of labor are very clear yes i thought it was best to avoid having a protracted party and i'm going to vote for briggs and why is that. because i voted for breaks it and i want i want to carry through i think parliament at the moment have made a bit of
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a hash of things. although their intentions are good. but i want some clarity i wanted to be sure that i sent a message to westminster that we should stay in the european union but it's just nationalism and folly to be where do you see the country heading does it not have to work hard. probably i think in a way we deserve it i think they'll be economic chaos collapse if we leave and then we'll simply apply to rejoin europe on our knees in 10 years' time. so confused and pessimistic view there from a range of voters a wider point barbara various this growing feeling across the e.u. that its institutions are too far removed from people's lives do any piece actually have the power to solve people's problems. they have an effect quite a lot more power than many people think and many people know because they do vote
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on each and every european legislation be that consumer rights be that rights for people for workers be that for instance climate law and then i want of the issues that is a tremendously important these days box people are not they're really badly informed they don't know enough about european institutions they see them was mistrust at least those in britain who want to be out turn to call themselves bricks and cheers and there seems to be no convincing them that brussels is really working for them and there doesn't seem to be much that the new any peace in brussels that will be voted in during these days can do anything to change that perception. in london thank you. celebrations to hear about the 70th anniversary of germany's postwar constitution known as the basic law it came into effect on this day 1949 under the supervision of the allies. now the basic law
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is considered the foundation of german democracy made festivities even brought into the place in front of the brandenburg gate of. the. attending those celebrations german president from. noted that he's countrymen know too little about this hugely important document all this week d.w. has been looking at how people translate the basic law into every day reality today we focus on the guarantee of freedom of expression we met with our make sure one who is originally from iraq to see how he uses these rights to say what he wants and to provoke. i let my country because of freedom of expression and it was always and still is very important to me to be able to express my opinion. ahmed had to flee his home
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in iraq because he wouldn't shut up in germany is protected by the constitution. the arab word on ahmed's t. shirt his careful infidel the 20 year old is an atheist and he talks openly about his opinions on faith and other matters. sometimes he wants to provoke here at a palestinian march in germany he's carrying a poster of 2 kissing men. if there's pushing and shoving the police officer steps in to prevent violence i know . he's not welcome. there. are many muslims it's a to boot and sometimes you have to be provocative and cross boundaries in order to change something in society and essentially. from all of
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this and i'm from a religious family there were certain rules about what i could and couldn't do it was somehow clear to everyone that you couldn't be different. and you couldn't think differently. than the. one point i thought it had to be possible to say that you were no longer a believer without being punished. and then i decided to do it for myself. so talking not my fault it was 5 days after my 15th birthday when my father suddenly went to the police so he came back with 3 police officers they beat me in front of my parents' home and. then they looked me in a room for i was so mad if they tortured me with cables and electric shocks on that . and if.
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this is. a loss and that was the day i left iraq we took this picture at night with a photographer with it. at 1st i didn't want to tell my story in germany. to avoid more conflicts and so on. but at the same time i knew that if you express your opinion in europe the states will protect you. ahmed says muslims in germany abuse and threaten him when he openly expresses his opinions but here unlike in iraq he's protected by the police. force a lot to be here and i won't let anyone here tell me how to live and what i'm allowed to do. that's and especially what i'm allowed to say. i am free. and.
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just trying to remind you about top story as the party of indian prime minister narendra modi has declared victory in the country's elections the 1st results show the hindu nationalists to be increasing their majority in tough. times polls have opened in the 4 day vote for the next to the european parliament that includes the u.k. as the country missed its original deadline to leave the e.u. and the election that is being overshadowed by growing calls for prime minister its recent make to resign. don't forget you can always get the job the news on the country stands no doubt some google play over the awful stuff if you access to the latest news from around the world as well as push notifications for any breaking news to listen to music streams to.
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see the rap business i feel with band facility is that next i'm going to have you next well update at the top because i'm good at. history on the other news asia we had in. quite a long drawn out combative and even violent election campaign crosstalk rose. difficulty in effect one in 6 people in this world. join me british magazine as we try to understand brain data from here. here's me. after news.

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