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true friends bad. guys more than football mom are in. play. this is deja vu news live from berlin hong kong protesters tried to smash their way into the legislative building the angry scenes in hong kong of ramped up tensions earlier as thousands of pro-democracy protesters clashed with police there rallying against an extradition bill look at the very latest also coming up on all night and european union leaders still cannot decide who should get the top jobs she talks of
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the powerful post of commission president has opened up an east west divide. and japan's whalers are given a big send off as they go out hunting again after a break of more than 30 years japan has now withdrawn from the international whaling commission. i'm so much going to thank you for joining us protesters have been trying to storm hong kong's legislature on the anniversary of the city's return to chinese rule pro-democracy demonstrators have been using a metal trolley to smash the building's windows amid anger over plans legislation that would allow extraditions to china police to use the tongs and pepper spray to disperse crowds who had occupied a road near the city's government complex on this day 22 years ago britain handed the former colony over to mainland china. under
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a deal that would ensure democratic rights for the city people activists now few of those rights are being rolled back. let's go right to diffuse t.v. kong she is in hong kong and joins us on the line give us an idea of what's happening on the streets there right now. i mean i'm going now i'm sending you outside of that i just cited council compass has the question for our us are ready and right now i'm joined by these protesters all say and they will rally tens tens of thousands of protesters and now gathering here and they also high the main road outside the legislative council i gain as the standoff between this post has said and the riot police had last fall out was to noon today and they're ok tional clashes happened so within the south was and some of them trying to break into the company says they're not successful yes but
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and they both they have caused serious damage to the grass so and the building already and riot police already get up and they have made several wanted to the protesters already and see if you we've been looking at some pictures as you've been speaking of these demonstrations and really been growing throughout the day it's also as we said happening on the anniversary of hong kong's reinstate cation with china what are the protesters there telling you about why they are out on the streets today. they think only they asking for the same the amount so the whole mountain regarding the. sale i suppose that by the hong kong government which was possibly allowed i should mention also not only home call local citizens but also any part of this school who has said all i go home call to be extradited to mainland china and they fear that without these human rights
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safeguards and the how and they will be put as if they were sent today judicial system in then in china and that's why they are very angry and and secondly that also they get out and the government and the whole company falls as they call you 54 was doing its best pose has to wait to go and arrest some of these protests at all by a few charges so. * another 50 miles out would have to would have been called $2.00 to $3.00 weeks but none of them match always bona fide hungry government and it's healthy though so that's why it's outraged them and this is what we have heard from so many protests at the scene all right our correspondent on the streets there of hong kong covering the protests for us thank you steve. and let's get some analysis on the story now joel some too from the global public policy institute is with us that's an independent think tank you're in berlin he focuses on global
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governance and also on governance in hong kong joel thank you for joining us we mentioned that these mass protests that are again we're seeing on the streets of hong kong are taking place on the same day the anniversary of the cation with china how significant is that i think it's tremendously significant if we look back in the past couple of decades since hong kong has been returned to china there has always been these protests come july 1st but this is perhaps one of the biggest ones i recall in all the years that i've lived in hong kong and i think this is happening on the back of the extradition bill which has really upset angered a lot of people in hong kong and this is a manifestation of that and that coincides with the 1st of july return and verse 3 this extradition bill has been hugely controversial this is why we've seen these protests and the mentum is pretty impressive can carry lamb push ahead with this bill well kerry lemmas come out and said you know she's apologized she said you know she's missed. reading the sentiments in hong kong and she's already said she's
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not going to push this through anymore at least not on her watch until 2022 what role does china play in all of this we know that china obviously does not approve of these protests what world do you think beijing is playing here i think china's every interest to see various the stable and secure hong kong as far as we know that the chinese authorities said this is an internal issue for the hong kong authorities to deal with they obviously are not supportive of riots and mobs in hong kong. but the interesting thing is also there's very little mention of the protests in china there's as far as we know the mention of hong kong has been removed from social media there's very little coverage if at all in mainland china about what's happening in hong kong but what is more important a stable and secure. as you said to beijing or quarreling these protests i think both i think both it's it's in china's interest to have a safe and secure hong kong because after all it is part of chinese territory and i
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think if anything the it's on to hong kong government and political leaders to become more sensitive and listen to what home people have to say listen to their concerns and i think that's where they've dropped the ball and that's why we've had you know up to 2000000 people taking to the streets in hong kong given that context that you've just shared with us what do you see things going from here what does this mean for hong kong future that's a 1000000 dollar question i think the most important thing is to find a more inclusive way to bring this forward i think it's not just the extradition bill but there are other symptoms behind this huge housing. issues in hong kong there's the issue of youth feeling like they're not being they don't have a future. there's a whole laundry list of things and i think the hong kong government would do well if they took the time to listen reflect and create a more inclusive society right more listening to the protesters just on the from
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the global public policy institute here in berlin thank you very much. let's catch up on some other stories making news around the world a powerful car bomb blasts in the afghan capital kabul during rush hour has wounded at least $65.00 people with fatalities feared the explosion targeted the afghan defense ministry the taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack. syrian state media says 4 civilians have died after israeli jets attacked military positions near the capital damascus and the western city of holmes footage shows the syrian military responding to the attack by firing surface to air missiles another 21 people were reportedly injured in the of souls. in libya turkey says rebel commander how lethal how stars forces will become quote a legitimate target if they don't immediately release 6 turkish citizens that comes after have to as troops said they would attack turkish targets over turkey support for the internationally recognized libyan government they also claim they have
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destroyed a turkish drone at a libyan air base. the. european union leaders have been locked in all night discussions over who will fill the top jobs following parliamentary election 6 weeks ago in the run up to the summit france and germany agreed to support a common candidate for the key post of commission president the dutch social democrat friends 2 months but their choice has met some stiff opposition. and did abuse max hoffman has been off all night as well if you had quarters in brussels following all of these talks for us max we hear that leaders are getting close to an agreement on france to months we mentioned the dutch socialist tell us more about what you've been hearing there. correction i was not up all night on the early shift but a lot of those poor souls behind you were up all night we have 18 hours and counting so i'm kind of fresh and still it's mind boggling what's happening here but you're right there seem to be 2 names that we're hearing in all the models now
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for quite some time the 1st one is chance to moments the dutch man who appears to be poised to become the next president of the e.u. commission the 2nd one is to send in a judge who is currently the president of the world bank but we know are here in brussels because she used to be a vice president of the e.u. commission and she left your commission just to go to washington d.c. and become executive at the at the world bank so she would come back and had this institution where i'm standing right now which is the e.u. council so where the heads of state and government meets and apparently what's keeping them from announcing this is that they're still haggling over the other jobs that are possibly distributed today for example president of the e.u. parliament also high representative for foreign policy and security policy and maybe even president of the european central bank but it's unlikely that this will happen today so you can see it's a big big puzzle it's a puzzle not 6 weeks after parliamentary elections what has been getting in the way of finding consensus on these very important posts. because the puzzle we
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mentioned doesn't only include things like you need to be representative of eastern european countries western european countries the north the south small countries big countries all the political parties that have a say in this so the liberals the conservative the social democrats all these things but also you need a double majority you need a majority in the parliament and that's become harder because the 2 big parties so the conservatives and the socialists do not have a majority any longer after the latest european elections you need a 3rd party and that's most likely going to be the liberals also maybe the greens to some extent and you need a majority here in the european union council where it's completely different and you see it just to give you an example. the greens are quite strong in the parliament but they're in no government really so far not represented in any government that it that is here so this gives your puzzle another dimension and that's why some diplomats here talk about 3 dimensional chess 3 dimensional chess not that is very complicated if you're looking at this from outside of brussels
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what does all of this wrangling and haggling say about where the e.u. is right now. just as normal procedure is just a little more complicated than they used to be in the past but the european union is probably you know next to india the biggest democratic grindr you have remember if you're watching us in tokyo or if you're watching us in washington d.c. what's happening in your capitals is happening here by 28 times because that's the number of member states there are plus you have e.u. institutions you need to take into account the parliament the council the commission so that's what makes it so so complicated also fascinating and in the end they always manage to find a compromise sometimes it takes all night we've had that one before all those this is pretty pretty record setting today but i can say this is business as usual to an extent that's what it takes when so many democracies work together to find
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compromise. health meant for us that you had quarters in brussels thank you so much . now in sudan at least 7 people have been killed and almost $200.00 injured in clashes between police and protesters thousands took to the streets across the country to demand that the ruling military council hand power over to a civilian government the demonstrations are the biggest since security forces opened fire on a protest in the capital khartoum almost a month ago killing dozens. of these demonstrators made their way to khartoum's defense ministry to appeal to military rulers it was one of several rallies in cities across sudan protesters were eager to make their voices heard. god punish these oppressors ready. we want to civilian government a civilian one. to. some marches carried photos of family members who were
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among dozens killed when police broke up a peaceful sit in protest outside army headquarters in early june that violence coincided with the collapse of talks between military rulers and protest leaders about who should head a new governing body sunday's rallies marked the 1st return to the streets since then. as protesters in khartoum neared the presidential palace officials made it clear that they were unwilling to listen to the voice of the people on throwing the chants with tear gas. the military council justified his actions and a special t.v. address. when i came on that man with troops mission is to protect protesters but we don't trust the vandals. in front of the youth center and the medical headquarters there are snipers shooting at people they have hit 3 members of the rocket support forces and about 5 or 6 civilians that's why we were upset and trying to get things under control we're going to have
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a look at. sunday's demonstrations also mark the 30th anniversary of the coup that 1st brought president omar al bashir. to power in 1909. that coup talk of the last democratically elected government here the demonstrators have filed to continue their protests until saddam has a civilian leadership again i think. whalers in japan are back in the waters to day they're setting sail on the country's 1st commercial hunt since 1986 despite a huge international backlash conservationists say whaling is cruel and outdated but in japan it's a tradition. it was all hands on deck before setting sail on a hunt that's been 3 decades coming these are the men that will bring fresh local whales back to japan harpoons are ready and so are the crew. bigger and fatter whales means better meat but you know you would have to transport
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it as fresh as possible so that old people can taste it and remember the old days of. communities like stand ready to cash in this japan defies international outcry and pushes ahead with the practice. to send off commercial whaling ships for the 1st time in 31 years is very emotional for those of us who've been working for the resumption of the hi i'm happy from the bottom of my heart. in recent years japan has got its fill of will meet through scientific concepts but never produced enough. many traditionalists in japan see whaling is more of culture than conservation though not everyone agrees the whole knuckle drive never eaten well before i don't know if it tastes good so i'm wondering if i should buy them or not. knock them with things i don't really need to eat whale.
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it's another major whaling town this time and prime minister shinzo own constituency there were celebrations the crew set off in a bid to help revive japan's controversial love affair with will meet. let's bring in nicholas and trip from ocean care of marine conservation organization in vienna nicholas thank you for joining us we should mention that japan has still been whaling of the last few decades but officially for scientific purposes so what does today really change ok 1st of all the name of the way the change from scientific to commercial because actually the vessels they using are the same vessels they have been using how they vote there is a huge significant difference now is japan has left the international whaling commission they've left the institution that is responsible to regulate whaling and that has decided in $1802.00 whales fisa should no longer be hunted for commercial
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purposes japan hasn't got what it wanted over the years so it left this institution and is now waiting outside the international body which regulate it so that's quite a devastating situation what has happened over the last 30 years did the whale population recover sufficiently in that time. it's a very good question because some way species and some way populations did recover actually but not those we're talking about in japan i gave an example the most abundant way species in those waters is to me q whaling and all stressed pacific however science tells us that the main q.a. used divided in certain populations and one population is highly endangered so when the whale approaches them into a lawn the watering kills it it cannot different say is this an endangered whale or is this an on endangered whale it's dave and you finally will will find out about the genetics survivor you often you find endangered whales storm waves from endangered populations on the market and that's quite an appalling situation
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nicholas the japanese perspective here is that this is a long running tradition and part of their culture can you understand that perspective. no i don't because actually i think i think it's kind of a. rhetorical because the whaling we see today is kind of a product of the 2nd world war widow was and need in terms of providing protein to the people but what we've seen over the past decades has been a significant decrease of interest in demand it's a truck so what the whaling to try whalers to facing isn't long existing market and what will happen now is that the government will spend lots of money to create an artificial dumont you know they will trim old way products in schools etc and i think that's really the wrong way to go with we would like to see his face out of that of that activity but nicholas why would the japanese government want to do that create an artificial market where there isn't one. well
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it's very simple because they've told the people for 30 years that this is what they want and this is you know the end they gave it a kind of an artificial cultural identity which we believe doesn't really exist in that respect you know for the young people the young citizens in japan you will not see much support for it and i think the big question is why on one hand will the japanese public you know give a blind eye to whale products and i really hope so but the other thing is japan has left internationalization table and that's of really boring try and the u.s. left the person green mint japan leaves their way in commission what's next. from ocean care in vienna thank you very much for your analysis. thank you for the invitation. now millions of people have taken part in annual gay pride celebrations in cities around the world over the weekend this year celebrations are special because at a marks the 50th anniversary of the stonewall uprising the revolt of gay people in
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new york that began the struggle for the rights. loud colorful and diverse hundreds of thousands of revelers gathered in new york to mark the 50th anniversary of the still riots the world pride march kicked off outside the landmark in a brutal police raid on the popular gay bar triggered the struggle for gay rights that this was a day for celebration. this was really exciting and i came out of. my family friends just being here so we have most of them as friends at least it's really heartwarming to see how much of an admission that we progress to be more accepting of others and. accepting of individuality. but not everyone was a satisfied at the pace of change in the united states. today still in much of this
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country you can get married to a person of the same sex on monday and then go to work on tuesday and be fired because now they know you're gay and that's perfectly legal because. c and much remains to be done in the fight for equal rights in many other countries. in turkey's biggest city istanbul several 100 l.g.b. t. supporters gathered for a small rally despite about. i don't understand why a gathering like this is banned in a country where people are supposed to be secular and phrased the must not. despite hopes that the new man could convince of dorothy's to allow their rally to go ahead the march outlawed for the 5th consecutive year ended with tear gas and rubber bullets. you're watching t.w. news still to come an elected spanish. politician and a champion lightweight boxer taking on domestic abuse will need a woman whose might take place in the boxing ring. but
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1st red bulls next for stepan has won the austrian grand prix after a stunning comeback from a very bad start the dutchman came up with one of the best drives of the season to claim his 1st victory this year. the trans were out in force to watch their man maxtor stop and give a lesson in recovery starting 2nd on the grid on the left he slipped down to a place where he was slow to get away pole sitter charlotte clare the nearly man this season streaked ahead in his ferrari but for stop and was on a march he entered into the podium places after passing sebastian fatso i next up for them and him out for it boss ass no problem for stop and again making it look oh so easy i was the red bull driver was eating into the claire's lead and before too long this happens. for stockton forcing the ferrari wife with just 2
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laps last he was away and though they'd been in contact the stewards would later ruled this was simply a racing incident that decision taking longer than the race itself to stop and rewarded for his determination. it's got. a 1st win of the season and the 1st time this year someone other than a missing eighty's driver has stood on top of the podium i. natura story about sports and politics coming together in spain over the issue of domestic violence it has been put back on the agenda by the far right vox party now vox $124.00 seats in parliament on a platform that includes doing away with a gender violence law that it says discriminates against men one politician who was herself physically abused is fighting back and using box in boxing to champion women's rights. a picture of resilience miriam gutierrez is
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a fighter who has battled her way back from a horrific past when she was pregnant today aged 21 a partner at the time beats her so severely that she gave birth prematurely. they knew what they did when he beat me the 1st time i was 8 months pregnant and about to give birth he hit my face and such a way that he broke several bones and i fell to the ground. the 1st thing that came to my mind as a person carrying a child was does my daughter still have a heartbeat. luckily she did her daughter has grown up healthy and out of harm's way. or even in the neck out of my daughter's now 14 and she's super super happy she has a mother who's 4 for her to lee end and i'll keep doing so but i also have a 6 year old my life is completely rebuilt that i'm in. the spanish mother of 2
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