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as the party grapples with the country's shifting demographics. so i retired several does certainly we have not been dynamic a nothing government and we fail to give convincing answers the voters across germany have expected of us indochina and. across town not their government coalition partners the s.p.d. it was a picture of fool frontal despair. they saw almost half their vote disappear 27 percent to 15 the party's leadership pleaded for members not to lose the faith been put on. this mr i would like to ask all our s.p.d. members and supporters to take heart i'm still a confidently to the future even if today's results are painful they show us that we have a lot to do better than it is for the far right e.f.t.
it was more a night of shodan freude than success. the biggest cheer for the s.p.d. and c.d.u. losses they had threatened an insurgency but in the end mustered 10 percent of the disappointment hard to hide. the again we are going to brussels to repair the e.u. to reduce the e.u. to its called work that is why we have been elected and that is what we are going to do in brussels. these may have been european elections but their results may well she cut domestic politics to. back live with all of you here in the studio with us all of we've been seeing this trend throughout the course of the evening that the centers parties are losing ground and the same cases here in berlin in germany. why are the governing parties losing thing because
they're continuing a government coalition which is not really fair favored by by people living in germany so this is just another step in a very long line now we've seen for a couple of years now that both big parties are losing constantly because they're still doing the same mistakes going into the same coalition and they don't get a clear message so people don't know what the f b d stands for and they get closer actually also to be dissatisfied with the seaview but obviously they still have to govern so what does it mean for the german government that the bit that's really the big question and. that's difficult to say would tonight because there's one message hidden in the in the in the results and this is the day as we've seen did not turn out best as they favored but they turned out very well in all the 3 countries where we have done elections actually in the course of the year and this will be the major challenge for both big parties actually not to see the of the
plays one which they ended up now in these elections are you joining us tonight all of raising the quality of our conversation tonight. you're watching news up next is a reporter episode looking at the dangers faced by journalists working in mexico i'm like looking thanks so much for watching stay with us. rockin.
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death threats are part of her daily life. and what they can kill you any time with you have a bodyguard or not. but i refuse to be intimidated and continuous hard work undaunted. passed on the way to a remote district away from last much she says she has a meeting with women who have been searching for their missing children for us. now it's become a search for bodies. and there are so many we're going to it's full of it was like seriously ill i think will stay here tonight for 3 skeletons you know and apparently a big grave. lackawanna stench. all because this is
a body this one is decomposing still well if it hasn't been a long while to bust truly feel welcome in that but i'm going to broadcast this live a song that. will. get that in we want to think on both were in one horse a very last with the searchers a 4th day they've been here since sunrise that they were told there might be some secret graves here. they've discovered one and then the scene as i can this was women's loved ones have disappeared in a family that is here we can see the bones i keep when i was out there a bones here said about it was most likely the women have already dug up several grave. for bodies one is still decomposing the others are skeletons or yet it looks like a secret graveyard doesn't mean all yes yes it does and if it's a secret graveyard those who are very the people here might come back and i mean they should send some security please we're scared but i wouldn't look at them in the other way that. man i mean he knows leading the group some of these women have
been looking for their sons for years many were killed by members of the drug cartel and buried in anon places. and over half of those have disappeared the disappeared a see those are thought to have been connected to the drug scene. says that this is often the case because of the poor drop prospects in the region. the man and the others often taken to the areas controlled by the drug cartel and so make them their enemies. at least they told us we should stop searching otherwise the same will happen to us one day someone will find us in a grave and we're going to want to put them up close. just a few a little safer mina has now a personal bodyguard an ex order was armed and never takes his eyes off her. the search continues. i think this is a body part that we found in one of the graves there is the owner of the right to
use in the hand. individual body parts bones with skin and clothing remnants come to light. the smell of decay almost unbearable the journalists. the mothers what's unbearable as the uncertainty is that child this time. last year i'm glad and yet at the same time i'm sad because i don't know if it's my son or hers but i think in the end. it doesn't matter who's sanity it's what. we're searching for them because we love them it feels like my heart is going to jump out my body is shaking my ears a shot you want will you carry on. i'm not going anywhere if it's possible to stay here i will. i mean are you scared no no i'm not scared they've already done their
worst what can they do to me now. you're a good friend. i want to find him finally i'm waiting and waiting every day i wait. hours later the municipal police has turned up and you don't see now says that corrupt police officers involved in the up duction ordered by the cartel the police do not deny this. you are going to have one of our series bent and if you can that's his problem but we are not pencil before you don't know. there are officially over 40000 people missing in mexico but they are probably more . men and the other mothers have found almost $500.00 of them dead for.
the safety of their yes yes there were only a n.y.m. and 9 on this day alone and the police finds even more some have been dead not even for 2 weeks. there still also a lot left to do. to see now takes a different route to work every day just one of her many safety precautions we have . it in if i go to work like somewhere that somebody was killed and so i try to go with a colleague from a different medium. and i will. report that i have to protect myself he thinks you. know that i do is just one of the broadcasters that will see now works for. she is no one can be on that cargo for
a long time as journalists here in the state of sinaloa they are also sufferers. so you see in this guy there is their freedom of speech or. almost 30 percent perhaps that's the state of our country before they used to say don't cross the drug cartels the military or the church i don't know don't cross the politicians now don't cross the politicians because they're the thieves and the police at the same time. lisa bloom today our program's ratings will go up today our guest is the woman who knows most about the security situation and seen a lot all rather the lack of it yes i think so too. short of the oh thank you for listening jack then we'll start off with the big story of the week. let me tell you that over the weekend one ha serious was transformed into a gigantic graveyard 15 bodies were found. their bodies were brought to the
morgan last much chance for all those who have missing loved ones. to see now follows up on the searching month us regularly despite the fact that she has received many open threats. because i don't know when i remember once there was a funeral wreath with my name on it in front of my door you don't forget something like that because when it was a form of intimidation as if to say you find bodies you find dead people here you are at your funeral raef. the threat almost became reality about 10 years ago 10 members accused her of spying for another cartel or working for the government so the cartel abducted her are yes i was going to be all my life was in danger i knew they'd rather kill me or let me go but i had already seen all the face and. get back to come so i thought they would kill me. yeah one of them said it was time and
made this gesture. another one asked me if i had a last wish. they would be more than. i said they're in the i bless you they're in the us i have you're turning my daughters into orphans. get they don't we need to let god like your half way and let you be well sicko i see i see cuomo saying out both time he looked at me and said nobody had ever said anything like that to him how it. will act as if he told me they usually say let me go and i'll give you money cars and land that is the essence of my goal at that moment he put his hand on me. who was. now tossing up on my leg and said good for you not going today she's ok last year. this is the road where they let her go look straight ahead i told her look back
once and you're dead you're coming now i i walked straight on trial the all spoiled me see i prayed to god for my daughters and my family reacting in that moment i realized i was doing the only thing. because a lot of the only things possibly going to lower we have to fight for freedom of speech so that there is no corruption no impunity haskel like an excuse and i simply knew that but it's hard if you see. arky based on stand there meant you always live with the risk that if you're on the cartels list they can kill you at any time. in the singles but i mean with or without a bodyguard am i going to get a moment as if they i was as bad as a day as escort that. she only really understood how close it had been when a colleague of hers was kidnapped just a few days later she knew him and had researched the drug scene with him as well 2
weeks later his body was found in black plastic bags. are that a it's me. how are you. very well. and that. the scene often visits her sister lara who looks after her youngest daughter chose a lean window scene or has a long day. was needed 8 years she's always been very committed to her work from the start of. the your what was it like for me and i'm part of the most like of children's mother yeah she's that better the she's missed many important moments in her daughters' lives than this and larry that this was the house is gone. and
she's not here most of the time or you're. still there. i'm sad because i know that something happened to her that are. solely because i know that she's not safe when she's working. here. she's always very strong she doesn't always show her feelings so that we don't feel burden than with them and i think that what she's doing is a very good looking. and yes it is a sound that will pass me i know they're always worried about me which out but it's moving to hear it so you know that is his mission and they look at the end. i think a mother is an example for. what has to be done that has to be. 100 percent and a bit extra on top of that ok yes yes this is a long ways given 100 percent and 100 percent extra next that they'll do the same
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disasters they've always been the 3 main reasons for human migration technological progress and new forms of transportation have made displacement a far bigger global issue. in the mid 19th century in order to escape starvation in their home countries millions of irish and germans boarded steamships to the united states. ready in the 20th century the 2nd world war forced 16000000 people from their homes in europe alone ready. and since 2005 millions of people have fled conflict in syria. sometimes like in africa today all the causes the flight to come together at the same time take mali for example since 2012 violence has overshadowed the west african country islam ists regularly attack mali and government forces and un
peacekeeping troops over the past few years 250000 mile ians have fled to neighboring countries now some of them are returning home. in. the carman timbuktu is deceptive and it's mainly down to the massive presence of un peacekeepers rebels and the hardest still operating in northern mali at the edge of the sahara desert terror and violence have left their mark on the city. there are too few hospitals a many children no longer attending school. mariam fatuma touré ambassadors for unicef the united nations children's fund. the. 15 years old and a still in school. and tim back to his old town they regularly visit families to persuade them to center kids back to school.
we go from door to door to make parents aware of how important education is and we've already persuaded a few to send their children to school. but there are parents who say that education is not important for children. and then some of them say it's more important to go to qur'anic school. not only parents objections like these keeping children out of school fear is also a factor more than $800.00 schools that shut down after the political crisis in 2012 remain closed more than 80 in and around timbuktu alone the city my school is open and hopelessly overcrowded. mariam meant mohammad ali is 12 years old one of around a 1000 students here most of them are children from the neighborhood some have fled the violence but have since returned like mariam yet. and i'm david my family left timbuktu in 2012. we lived in
a refugee camp and more autonomy and. life was very hard there we didn't have a proper house just a hut. it was very windy and very hot in the camp it was hard. there are up to $100.00 children in each class. mariam's teacher too late back i says the returning refugees need extra special attention. on a problem and to get us through this is ok we have to work with someone to levels on the one level we have to support them psychologically because so many of them are traumatised on the other we have. give them extra tutoring so they can catch up with the other peoples. many of the refugee children have missed an awful lot of school so even if. there's not just a shortage of schools in timbuktu but also with teaching staff teachers have to
contend with threats from the islamists who want to stop non-religious education. few children herrick getting the chance to finish their schooling. this year i'm really happy there's a proper school here with deaths teachers and cork's. i'm so glad i have the chance to learn here and that it will last and then move to the plant. and 8000 kilometer long belt of trees stretching along the edge of the sahara from mali through to ethiopia. that's the goal of the great green wall project the idea is that the plants will prevent further dessert if acacia makes soils more fertile and reduce conflict and it's urgently needed bamako in mali for instance has a booming population and deforestation in the region continues.
charcoal is big business in bamako the capital of mali. almost everybody needs charcoal to cook with and the population is growing. my mom is a charcoal much and. she's doing well but her very success is becoming a source of concern. because there are fewer and fewer trees. that's scary if you go out of town you'll see what i mean. an australian agronomist with the ngo world vision tony rinaldo has developed a method of countering deforestation that affects large parts of africa his work won him the right livelihood award also known as the alternative nobel prize as land is cleared of the vegetation the land gradually degrades and becomes less and less productive less and less can be grown at this profit can be made from that and
people become more desperate so there is a very strong link between 100 flicked and landed and also between what migration and landed. my mana trial rate tells rinaldo that she now has to get her charcoal from 160 kilometers away because sources closer to bamako have dried up it's a similar situation in and around many of africa's big cities the disappearance of forests and degradation of the land is a huge problem. how do we fortunately through famine manage that regeneration through the regeneration of trees and landscapes is a very low cost rapid and scalable method to reverse that degradation in the 1980 s. we're now discovered that in many places there are intact underground networks of roots struggling to grow and that shoots can help trees and bushes flourish well
vision is now promoting the f n r technique in 24 countries around the world. northern gonna sunny well done todd was among the 1st farmers to adopt it a decade ago. funny. it has changed so much in my village. if you are used to have to drive our cattle long distances to graze. the thieves could steal them. but now they can graze nearby. for the forward. but there's still a lot to do the villages are regularly go out and work on reviving areas of degraded land applying were not as technique and training new shoots growing out of old stumps. farmer manage natural regeneration isn't complicated it involves targeted pruning and protecting of new growth still it's very effective the saplings will hopefully grow into tall trees. we cut some shoots
but leave the bigger ones just one or 2. what we cut away we use as firewood. the key advantage over planting new trees is that the roots are already there and reach deep into the soil so even if it rarely rains they can tap into the ground water trees can also raise the water table release moisture into the air and fertilize the soil when their leaves fall and decompose as conditions improved samuel bunton was able to increase his herd. it has helped a lot life used to be much harder but now things are different we have a proper income we can look after our families pay for health insurance and school fees and everybody has enough to eat. in your married 82 hectares of land have so far been reforested but large stretches still look like
a desert. degraded dryland regions may have countless intact tree root systems that could yet heeled new trees if they're properly tended . rinaldo organizers conferences across africa on f.m. and are also in countries that are in turmoil such as mali he was recently in bamako. rinaldo has devoted his life to restoring africa's forests. he says regenerating local vegetation improves the lives of millions and giving people hope can help transform the political landscape as well in many a country. transform the whole country. because it has that potential people to be able to be self-sufficient and they're not going to be so interested in joining
a fight somewhere else families have aspirations to. cities such as burma co consumer vast amounts of natural resources even as they become ever more scarce the restoration of vegetation around cities and elsewhere can improve people's quality of life and perhaps reduce the potential for violence and conflict. of the world 68800000 displaced persons by far the majority around 14000000 people are internally displaced in colombia years of paramilitary violence has led to 7700000 people there suffering that fate most have nothing to return to their homes and livelihoods several gone. and more recently been joined by one and a half 1000000 refugees from crisis stricken venezuela.
is growing fast some 10000000 people live here but it's the poor districts on the outskirts that are increasing most rapidly. many people displaced from their homes elsewhere in colombia have settled in so watch the neighborhood is known to be dangerous but it's close to the city center and rents are cheap. and want to be recognized a month ago he fled from gang warfare and the town of el. it was so we left so as not to get caught up in the fighting if we hadn't left it would have cost us our lives. the power vacuum left by the far is now being filled by other groups anyone who doesn't pay protection money gets murdered. carlos saw 28 people die before he decided to flee to the capital. i feel good here but i've had a lot of support from the red cross and from the victim support. and i'm ok.
helping me find a job in a company that's my plan to find work and spend the rest of my life in. the hope of a job and a home has also driven thousands of venezuelans to colombia venezuela closed the official border crossings in february but families continue to come across elsewhere on foot. there was nothing back home nothing from my baby nothing for us that's no way to live no medicine no food nothing. but things won't be easy in colombia either to get a work permit you need proper id almost half the venezuelans who have come here don't have that. many are exploited as day laborers some just hang around the streets and beg for money and food even people with a job have a hard time finding a decent place to stay. many of those who make it here sleep in so-called.
shared rooms packed with beds they have no rights and could be evicted at any time luis is a hairdresser and has a job but he barely makes enough just to pay for his bed. it's like a prison prison. there are 3 bunk beds that 6 people so you have absolutely no privacy and you can't leave any valuables there either. colombia is trying to cope with its own displaced people and many more from venezuela the united nations refugee agency u.n.h.c.r. is worried that the country cannot handle the strain. but he's practiced in various parts of colombia venezuelans just sleep on the streets which makes them vulnerable to attack i know. there are all kinds of people lots of women with children pregnant women older women and people who need special care and.
that's why the u.n.h.c.r. and other agencies are trying to at least offer some initial help displaced to them but we want to give them a chance to build a life here in colombia as long as they can't return to venezuela. to decide between. this man is one of the successful ones he's opened a venezuelan restaurant in bogota back home he worked in tourism but then things became unbearable. but 1st i was planning to go back when the regime fell. but now i have my business here and my family. i have to think about it i'll probably wait a while. the restaurateur is a role model for some other friends wayland's in colombia not just for his success but also because he provides them
a taste of home. an amazing 85 percent of all refugees worldwide taken in by developing countries regions where poverty and hunger keep problems. industrialized nations make up just one in 10 of all host countries one of them japan is notoriously tough when it comes to asylum. the detainees are treated. better than in. tokyo capital of one of the most marginal societies in the world foreigners make up only 2 percent of japan's population it's also one of the countries most closed to outsiders more than $10000.00 people applied for asylum here in 2018 but only 42
were granted refugee status because it. was organization says it takes care of $6.00 to $700.00 asylum seekers every year helping them fill out applications and survive the long wait. how many did it is a design process is very strict we see applicants here and we think that more should be accepted in the law. because they must pay and provides applicants with food accommodation and clothing during their wait which averages almost $1.00 and a half years but this capacities are at the limit. and you need since last year the government has made the conditions stricter for work during the waiting period should also to them also very few people can get work and only a few get government support. the japanese government says many applicants come for
economic reasons only but documents from the department of justice show that in recent years only one 3rd of all applicants were clear economic migrants of all the industrialized countries japan has the most rigorous interpretation of the un refugee convention applicants must be able to prove they're threatened in writing and in japanese during the waiting period many are at risk of becoming homeless or if the initial application is denied they may end up in detention pending deportation. one of the biggest detention centers is 2 hours outside of tokyo. oh she says the building back that that's where i was held. to marry young applied for asylum in 2010 decades after being involved in anti-government protests in south korea she had reason to fear repercussions after overstaying his visa he spent more than 2 and a half years in the center now he's out on probation.
not much gets out about the conditions in. after 6 months most people's faces turn on expressionless. the inmates have been on hunger strike several times in recent years they criticize the crowded accommodations insufficient many call care and the uncertainty about their status some are confined for more than 5 years or their detention is only meant to be temporary. one former detainee is this refugee from sri lanka he doesn't want to give his name for fear of being recognised in his homeland . he got caught between the fronts of the civil war he fought for over 12 years to gain refugee status. for. 60 know
so. so. so i don't have my children with me. and. there is no future in this mountain of papers is only part of his long running legal battle on a stopover to canada he was detained at the airport in japan for missing documents it was only in january this year that he was finally recognized as a refugee. he was helped by people like total so originally from myanmar he's one of the few refugees who have become successful in japan 17 years ago he opened a burmese restaurant in tokyo. closing so president those guys you know the. deportation is very difficult we han. solo they do
everything they can to make life in japan hard. and i hope people who sought refuge here will leave the country voluntarily we haunt me. one direction or more japanese don't want these problems around them. they want to keep them far far away. from us. at the height of the e.u.'s migration crisis in 2015 many refugees who arrived in germany from regions in turmoil like syria received a warm welcome up to 8000000 germans volunteered to give language classes assistance and advice all of which helped many young arrivals settle in. a fellow syrian has opened a supermarket in hanover. that's worth a story for the photo journalist.
and i left behind several cars that. he's documenting how people who had to flee syria try to make a life for themselves in germany. doesn't this is okra it's quite hard to find here this is from syria. tastes really good with tomatoes and pepper. and many germans don't engage with the migrants or refugees in the. amidst the jam would like to awaken an interest in syrian culture including the food as. i try to show that it's not something bad. on the contrary could be good for you too. maybe you'll find a tasty try it. i'm open minded i've eaten german schnitzel and stuffed cabbage i
tried it all. when he was 18 and studying political science and journalism in levanon he was detained crossing into syria and taken to a secret service jail where he was tortured then he was given a choice join the army or have your family buy your freedom which they did after that he knew he had to leave. this farm land. syria was the place where i lived and grew up but it felt. it wasn't the right place for me i just couldn't stay there is nothing. in 2014 he reached germany overland through the balkans he experienced so much along the way but didn't yet have the means to record what he saw once here he learned german took prepare a tree classes and is now studying photojournalism in hanover. he's involved with a media collective they're called cameo. once
a week the team meets to discuss projects. they publish a physical and online magazine on their website up gratian. is a range of photo series and articles so this is not a hard laugh hopes he can soon show his latest works there. week lots of the stories on the website are about the concept of identity and the many ways of thinking about it also with respect to gender and migration texts are injured. i'm an english and arabic. contributors from all backgrounds are welcome. to do that for us up gratian means upgrading through migration what we believe is that one plus one equals 3. as then when people with different points of view and
backgrounds come together that's when new surprising and interesting things emerge . for now laugh cameo off as a forum for exploring the issues close to his heart free of the constraints of a more conventional publication. the latest issue of cameos magazine is devoted to the fim of uncommon arriving laugh contributed a piece with photos of young refugees who talk about their lives and hopes. it's been this one says i'm 7 years old when i come from syria i'd like to get to know some german children and play with them. laugh says he feels good in germany but it's his profession that gives his life focus meaning. the frank on this i guess and what that arriving is not necessarily about reaching a certain spot to live on and it can also be about finding a place for yourself it's not always about having a new home or
a new language it can be just a feeling finding their place in pursuing a sport for example or a real place the feeling of having arrived can be very gratifying and soothing for the soul for the for the new zealand. hopes he will be allowed to stay in germany where he sees a future for himself. that's all from us that global 3000 we're back next week here's a quick reminder to send us your feedback right see the global street 1000 at d.w. dot com and you can find us on facebook to. see you next time.
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with right wing populists as well as pro e.u. greens making gains across the block. u.s. president donald trump spent his 2nd day in tokyo golfing with japanese prime minister shinzo abi and watching sumo wrestling despite the friendly atmosphere there are tough talks ahead on trade and on differences over the threat posed by north korea. there has been fresh fighting owed say the disputed yemeni city of ties militias allied to the internationally recognized government fired on positions held by hutu rebels pro-government forces claim they are advancing but say at least 10 of their fighters have been killed in recent days. thousands of kurdish prisoners in turkey have ended a must hunger strike they were protesting prison conditions for the kurdish leader abdul. supporters celebrated the end of the strike the government lifted
a ban on lawyers visiting a vigil and who is serving a life sentence. well the votes are in and the ballots are being counted more than 400000000 people in 28 countries were eligible to vote in the biggest democratic exercise in the western world from france to poland and right across the continent from britain to italy the forces of populism and euro skepticism are presenting the e.u. with fresh challenges here watching special coverage of the european elections. in berlin and this is the day. the best piece of news from today is that european democracy is alongside the
leader. most speechless we had high hopes to mystic this is fantastic for me he's a smile or keep this election result is not the result we can achieve the people expect of ourselves because they should if we're going to proselytise to repair the . ignore people's desire for more protection freedom and sovereignty. this election was a climate protection election this election was an election for democracy. voters across europe have made their voices heard with the big turnout traditional center parties in germany france and elsewhere have been watching their support erode while the environmentalist greens have been surging taking 2nd place in germany meanwhile right wing populist parties are projected to have made strong gains winning and france italy poland and hungary. these
boxes hold the voice of europe. the future of more than 500000000 people marked on pieces of paper. once counting had begun it soon became clear the voters had spoken out against the solid center of european politics. the surance and northeast the best news today is that european democracy is alive democracy leaped more than and today we saw a clear increase in photo turnout mean. that democracy gave german mainstream parties their worst ever evil action results. that democracy delighted much of the european far right. in france marine le pen again beat the french president's past. hungary's
viktor orban spelled it out the migration issue by itself and the reaction of the people only real or reorganize the 4 to the spectrum with the traditional party families will not play the same role in the future as they have done in the recent years i also own traditional jubilant greens resurgence in germany. become a big hitter in the european parliament. and our family ah. we achieved this because many many people took to the streets for climate protection because many many young people were ready to fight for climate protection in schools universities and sports halls. please they are here these results of the votes of those people who are active on the net and those who are active in companies and small communities also in chambers of trade
who said go and vote this is our election that is change europe together and not. yellow fast protestors in brussels on sunday they say the e.u. is undemocratic. everyone wants to change europe. the fight over which way will be played out in parliament and on the streets. let's go right to proselytise our bureau chief max hoffman is standing by for us there he's been covering the vote for us max you could say it's been a pretty underwhelming result for the established parties in this photo how has that gone down in brussels. for the established parties and surprisingly that didn't go down too well for others like the greens for example and also certain right wing populist parties like from italy or that are somewhat normal from france they were rather enthusiastic but even those that lost seats
stress the fact they thought it was positive that voter turnout had increased by about 7 percent compared to the last european election so winners and losers as with every election this is definitely a fragmented parliament max you could say so who is going to be the kingmakers in brussels after this vote you know where the chips going to fall in the parliament. a looks like at the moment that you would need at least 3 groups to build a majority and then only if the social democrats and the conservative european peoples party continue to work together so it would be thinkable for example that the social democrats and the p.p.p. so the conservatives would work together with the liberals which is. called the french president has its fingers in that and that would probably be enough but also you could think about a coalition with the greens or maybe even for factions so to cut it short the kingmakers here would be either the liberals or the greens and that puts and that's
why i mentioned that earlier in my room i called the french president in a pretty solid position of power when it comes to choosing the commission president back speaking of the greens there one of the big stories to emerge from this election they surged to here in germany they did a lot of support especially among young voters how is that going to change the e.u. . we talked to a lot of people about about that and it's clear that climate change has emerged as one of the most important topics of these european elections some have said here at this very spot today that maybe it became even the most important topic that of course was a good good news for the greens my colleague catherine martin's talked to one of the leading figures of the german greens to celebrate this best victory today. critical of and this is what he had to say about it. and of particular the greens forming quite well tonight and how can you explain that. taking into
account that the different parties from different corners or europe that are really extremely successful in this european election. i think there is a jew. point of criminality that. probably do a lot to explain the success and one is obviously the issue of climate change which . and i did not expect that in the beginning but it has become the main topic of this campaign over the last couple of weeks and obviously we're not an 11th hour and a group that are big joins this battle because of opportunistic reasons we have been fighting this fight for years so people have trust in our ability not just to proclaim goals but to deliver. success to to walk the walk so to
say. so you have good results how can you translate this good results into power here in the house. first the parliament has been strengthened through a higher rate of participation that i think we will use to impress on the council willingness to shape. policies for the next 5 years and in order to do that the 4 democratic groups should come together and negotiate a game plan negotiate the major initiatives to be taken to implement the mandate for change that we've got now the game is open which. leading candidate are you supporting but the greens not at this moment this is one bridge too far 1st talk substance then talk personalities the greens with
this kind of results are the greens aiming for a top job in the institution 1st talk substance then talk jobs what is the substance of the substances. the 3 dimensions of climate change and vomits biodiversity number one number two's social inclusiveness and social justice and number 3 more democracy in europe thank you very much. so you know interesting points made there but what about the populists because this is the big question we were all asking ahead of this vote how well are they going to do and we don't see and friends marine le pen perform well my test of union italy and they said they want to form a big powerful populist group in the european parliament will we see that actually turned out. well the voting total if you look at the vote total for the right wing populous it's about there where many expected it to be
maybe a little lower so you can say it's victory all across the board they're probably not going to be able to fathom the necessary groups from the different countries to have the strongest group in the european parliament nevertheless you know they're clearly one of the winners of the evening with 2 real highlight wins for them and you mentioned them in france for example but in the pens some are among the managed to beat out a moderate my call. liberal party and in italy the nis leg up party made significant gains that were around 30 percent i believe that the last european elections they had around 6 to 7 percent so that is a significant gain if you ask me. the less most are happy as i said before that the total seems containable there is a clear majority an overwhelming majority for european parties in the european parliament even if it's got more complicated.