europe's parties are dealt a major blow in the e.u. parliament elections as the nationalist rights the liberals and the greens enjoy a surge in support. the highest turnout in 2 decades. in the u.k. the newly formed. with support from the governing conservatives and labor opposition evaporating. scandal of recrimination the world's youngest state leader his the austrian chancellor is forced out president no confidence.
welcome to world news from r.t. international 1st then with the most votes counted in the projections show that the established centrist bloc has lost its grip on palm and one in every 2 eligible voters took to the polls the highest in 20 years. let's break down some of the key numbers that in its 11 tayo salvini right wing party the league they're projected to win 33 percent of the vote there are in france marine le pen's national rally is set to overtake president party with as much as 23 percent of the ballots austria's center right people's party also saw resurgent continental support and there was a significant blow in neighboring germany too for the ruling coalition their share
of the vote down by around 7 percent so far so how is all this expected to pan out and shape the european parliament for the next 5 years we're looking at a fragmented grouping with established movements losing ground to the smaller parties and despite the gains made by those euro skeptic and right leaning parties the probably you groups are still expected to hold onto 2 thirds of the seats the biggest blow these elections will be dealt to parliament's grand coalition of center left and right they're set to lose the majority that they've enjoyed for 40 years charlotte to bed ski reports next from paris. pursued the established parties of the center right down the center losing whites and looking rather letting that force could spell trouble with that e.u. grand coalition is being too clueless to him which since its inception means that they will now have to leach out to a much smaller parties if they want to keep still reach the european parliament on
course they was a soothing vote for anti establishment parties across the bloc i would parties like the national rally here in france and a leak in italy actually talking the polls in their own countries. to be nice hearty not only top of the polls it looks like it's projected to get a around 28 seats in that this election a couple of seats from 2014 and so the need speaking to the press after those results are coming in said this was essentially the people in europe saying that they want to see anything different other than the you all get you to today's vote shows that the rules of europe are changing it's not just due to the choice of the italians but also of the french the germans the british the hug ariens the poles and finns the swedes the danes a new europe is born. well here in france we saw enough enough
pens national rally party topping the polls because they also took the pope back in 2014 this time very slow each down on their turnout from the last election but still a very big result here in france particular as many people were seeing this is being a referendum on president michel whose party came in 2nd place they would just pick to the post they are trying to brush this off as noticed by the losses they were expecting but mocking the pen is now calling for those anti. mr parties to form a grand law within the european parliament to be a stronger voice and she's calling for a new shake up of politics here in france the course or certainly the president has no other choice but to dissolve the national assembly and allow for a more democratic voting system in order to better represent this country's majority political opinion the feeding of traditional parties and the polarization
between the national party and the renaissance party confirms that the political scene is now split between nationalists and globalists and that's what dominates our political life there are also big wins for anti establishment ruling parties in countries such as poland and hungary the other big surprise of the night was the green folk which is up significantly here in france and also in germany and the projection is that they will get around 70 seats which is quite a surge compared to 2014 up around 20 seats on that but the reality is that make up now the european parliament will be very different to stop what we've known for not just the last 5 years but pretty much since its inception and what that's going to do is it's going to make it very difficult for the old guard to continue to keep watch and to push things down that agenda before my italian foreign minister franco frattini told us he believes the euro skeptic parties could
work as a catalyst for a better europe a new parliament would be has really struck me and there will be many small groups not always on the same line and many don't the issues that. i think this new ball park he said believe to go movements which. is one together we are going to pay in with the polish and other words. don't knock your present threat they care of presenting it pushing factor for the current elite to go to war was in deep trance formation because the what he eats alyan baltar is not only talents but he many other countries do what it is a transformation is to overcome this state a school day should be conserved even just they want to keep this teachers for 4
day all interests they should then be concerned eve day i would see a touched to the good for europe as a whole because the. impulse to push coming from those political parties can be very useful for making europe less bureaucratic more attentive all to request even to did this fear of many many millions of italian as. well in the u.k. the bracks it policy which didn't even exist until a few months ago has outgun the 2 main parties combined breaking down the result in westminster his he's a rally. the newly formed party we should point out in fact they've won by far the most seats in those european elections for the u.k. and as you mentioned they're getting more than the conservatives and labor combined and then lead for raj he's somebody who has been a really
a figurehead not just in these elections but in the push leading up to that referendum in 2016 for the u.k. to leave the youth and he believes that the birds of quality control can go on and be successful in general elections if we do not leave the european union. then just as we've surprised people in these european elections we will go full would absolutely stunned them in the next general election there's a big wake up call here to westminster let's see whether they listen now the fortunes of the brigs that party in exact opposite to the decimation of the u.k. and they went for the full 2014 elections having won 28 piece but since then they'd suffer the number of defections not a number of votes counted it's shifting over to the briggs and polity and in fact we could have a breakdown of some of the more prominent leadership of that bread party.
drugs that has been dominating the political sphere here in the u.k. to the point that perhaps votes is off fed up with it all and just want the politicians to get on with it now the 2 main parties here in the u.k. labor in the conservatives they had. tories of course are gearing up to try to get a new leader in place and they're going through that process now it is also worth pointing out that while the briggs and party did. well last night the leave parties in general did remain parties combined but the issue that the remained party face is the splitting of the vote between the lib dems who came 2nd in these elections and labor the greens and so on including the s. and p. who have done well in scotland so again while
a very good night for. votes is on the birds and party in general it's not as clear cut to say that this would indicate that they would win any 2nd referendum if there was one to be held on the founder of the movement that later became the u.k. independence party says the governing conservative should now put it into downing street. theresa may just resigned as prime minister she was one of the worst prime ministers in british history the party she led was obviously demoralized by have resignation since the conservative party in government had failed to take the european union on the day we were supposed to come out that was the 29th of march the voters a big stream the angry in the brakes caught he would be high in the polls is a lose all which is what is the significance of the vote in britain and indeed in every other country in europe is how it effects the major parties in the standing
in domestic policy and politics and what's going to happen is the conservative party in this incident saying. get a new leader who will take the european union deal or no deal by the 31st a big job of the party having made its mark and having given the short to the established parties. will stay there waiting to see what the tory government under a new prime minister does if the new prime minister takes britain deal or no deal on the 31st of it. then i think there won't be a general election in 2022 in which case during that period breaks apart he will just dissolve all those conservatives who went over to will drift back to the conservative party. on the world's youngest state leader austrian chancellor sebastian curtis to be removed from power along with his administration following and i confidence vote in parliament comes
a week after the ruling coalition collapsed as a result of a corruption sting targeting the then vice chancellor. i can understand the feeling of revenge the wish to put yourself in a better position for the election but what i truly can't understand is that this vote of no confidence against me but is now being extended to the entire government . only a few days ago the goal was to remove me as chancellor that's maybe understandable as a tactic but the wish to topple the entire governments a few months before an election this is something i think nobody in this country will comprehend the no confidence motion was tabled by the opposition socialist party and approved by a majority of austrian deputies members of the rightwing euro skeptic freedom party who until a week ago had been governing with also voted against him the political crisis and the collapse of the ruling coalition began with the resignation of kurtz's 2nd in command last saturday that was after this video emerged of the freedom party's
heinz christie in offering lucrative public contracts to a woman claiming to be a relative oligarch in exchange for political support. sebastián subsequently dismissed the interior minister also a freedom party member over his apparent unwillingness to criticize truckers actions the rest of the party's ministers then staged a mass resignation in protest and were replaced by civil servants elections are currently scheduled to take place in september in the meantime the austrian president has appointed the former finance minister can take a chancellor. despite the turmoil austrian voting patterns didn't substantially change in the e.u. elections even the former vice chancellor strata has apparently secured a seat in the european parliament because his party made significant gains coming out as the country's top party. and you feel i'm usually enough to the last 4 words but i'm almost speechless we expected a lot we were optimistic but this is a fantastic result this is never happened before we achieved the best results of all time with the biggest distance from 2nd place of all time it is simply
unbelievable. really believe it or leave early to say the least expected to themselves much of various sides so it was only about 2 and a half percent but if we don't do those that means that if we don't buy 3. strong breeze in the past. may be time to be to you all into elections was to show up because it could be i am going to was released most of the voters had already made up their mind so they might change their mind. and actions. for months. it's the muslim holy month of ramadan but in finland teachers there say the long hours of fasting and taking a toll on children's education and behavior details and reaction when we come back .
you know world the big part of the lot and conspiracy it's time to wake up to dig deeper to hit the stories that mainstream media refuses to tell more than ever we need to be smart we need to stop slamming the door on the back and shouting past each other it's time for critical thinking it's time to fight for the middle for the truth the time is now we're watching closely watching the hawks. i mean we were at camp rounds of america i think it's called there's like a chain of these campgrounds in trailer parks across america so yeah these types of organizations would be rolled out into a big a rural up so you have economies of scale you now have lots and lots of trailer
parks all socialize reporting to one corporate behavior on wall street and they're extracting nickels and dimes and a lot of people are suffering. a lot again teachers in finland doc complaining that the muslim holy month of ramadan and the fasting that it entails is having a negative impact on the performance of students. ramadan is noticeable due increasing sidey never day school life we cannot 1st feature nor give injections with nutrients we can do is advise parents not to force children to fast fasting for young children can be successful at home not at school without
food. this year ahead of ramadan the authorities in the southern finnish city of tampa of call them schools not to support the fast some institutions have reportedly been offering water and extended breaks to muslim students others though are supporting the people's holy month of ramadan is the most sacred in the muslim can the people abstain from food and drink and other activities with fasting taking place between dorna and sunset is considered to be a month of purification and the 4 key pillars of islam. meanwhile politicians in germany including the health minister calling for a more compatible form of islam to be formed to preserve european traditions and culture instead of tolerating symbols of a reactionary missal journalistic form of islam we must promote the development of a european islam which shares our values in order to preserve our free european way of life the crux of the road came down to the line between faith and flexibility when we discussed it on the program earlier. yeah i think we're hearing these kind of stories regularly about muslim communities in europe in britain around the world
trying to live their lives as muslims and they're finding themselves coming at loggerheads with authority figures specially around educations there is so called liberal societies like the scandinavian countries who talk about liberalism who talk of individual freedom of speech and if you do a choice but in reality you want to restrict that for one section of society another thing that's deeply wrong so if you go to tampa and you meet the finnish muslims and my kids are half finished you will see that they are very accustomed very tribal eyes come from a certain culture and tradition they're not used to having open dialogue integration liberal tolerant values which came from the islamic traditions to europe in the 1st place so muslims do need to change they need to get back to a key understanding of what islam is what islam isn't and we need to get our house in order because muslims have got problems to deal with that the real key issue here is that there is a war against islam muslims are course europe there is a wider discussion to be had you know the muslims are very passionate about
practicing their free and we've got to ensure that we educate our fellow citizens who are not was about the benefits but also about the challenges of fasting look i think whether it's the issue of fasting whether receive the headscarf whether it's the any other range of issues when we're talking about how islam co-exists so there's a lot of debate a lot of pressure on how do muslims whether they assimilate or whether they integrate the central principles of the stomach faith are non-negotiable in this same where the jewish community want to be told what they can or cannot believe and i think that's a really dangerous precedent has been set by the german government but also across europe this war on islam which is about demonizing and taking away the rights of muslims to practice their faith and i think the key point here is about tolerance it's about respect and for muslims it's about returning to the pop. take way which is one of tolerance and respect multi-faith co-existed yes i should think that i
can raise an issue where the islam you see today are not us are saying people should go to hard money came issue but we need to learn that values of tolerance and liberalism back from the europeans who took it from us in the 1st place and the islam that people are trying to meet but so you are not sure that's the way it should be. in the build up to memorial day this monday the us army asked veterans to share their stories of how military service influenced their lives and got some unexpected result serving something greater than myself. just that what do i give to others never take the ones i love and to better myself as a man in a way or how has serving impacted you become cocktail p.t.s.d. severe depression anxiety isolation suicide attempts never ending rage it cost me my relationship with my eldest son and my grandson it cost some of my men so much more how did serving impact me ask my family i spend sleepless nights
wrecked with guilt because none of the horror and suffering i've seen even matters because we're all just grist for a pay mill run by madmen because if i speak up and say and this war is wrong my battle buddies fighting their own demons or me do i get to reply for the dad they can't get any more my husband became an ex because of his p.t.s.d. then he got agent orange cancer and died my cousin died of a rat chemical cancer my other cousin is in remission from the same thing at the moment and also has p.t.s.d. . to everyone who responded to this thread thank you for sharing your story your stories are real they matter and they may help others in similar situations the army is committed to the health safety and well being of our soldiers. suicide is
a major issue among veterans this by the reduction of the overall rate $6000.00 die every year mostly with firearms and young service personnel under 34 years old especially at risk the vice president of veterans for peace for us says that many soldiers are left to deal with their problems by themselves. in america people like to put soldiers on pedestals and create heroes out of the soldiers or last in their bind where they are being simultaneously hero worship and having to deal with really traumatic. experiences in lives has it really negatively impacted my life and way is that i'm just not even yet comfortable speaking about it made it difficult for me to have a family i had p.t.s.d. and depression for a decade without even realizing it is not anything i would wish on anybody to turn the military and yet i know some for some people it's their only way to try to get
out of where they're at it's no wonder the suicide rates are so high amongst the veteran population because that kind of intense experience some people are still trying to figure out who they are as a person is just it could only. make life more difficult for the individual. south africa's newly inaugurated president cyril run opposer has declared that his country is entering a new era but with his party and country deeply divided he looks set to face an uphill battle one of the problems of the new president faces is the legacy of apartheid and the enduring challenge of extreme inequality white people for instance currently represent 9 percent of south africa's population but they own more than 70 percent of private farmland and the president's been trying to play down the risk to investors in landowners of the government's bill which could see land expropriated without compensation a special r.t. report looks at how the dispute is threatening to rupture the social fabric. i feel
that my life and the life of my family members and the future of my children under 3. and one has a new talk just lose some damn to have i carry a weapon for 20 years already because we are murdered. brutally on the farms the problem that we face as a people. in south africa and also within the african continent. is the education of our country and the continent by a white minority it is very biased. because my skin is white there's definitely a white genocide. to. the. politics of the country at this stage want to explore our land without compensation
apathy bridgie way colonialist in this country continued to take the lead to let people if we had to live by the way to us own advocate for a free and just society that perspective make people we must struggle for the return of the law and let people suffer in this country about half of the population lives in poverty in this country the old propaganda is that if ever you were. you were a feat but we're speaking of the age of conquest we speak you are not that you're a white people i'm prepared to pay my grandfather was diverted on our family falls a brother he was killed in a uniform attack we are paranoid you can see it all eyes. wide also find themselves affected by crime and we are also affected we cycle on this believe that a civil war in south africa is inevitable we have 15 with a ticking time bomb. the
update for this hour sophie shevardnadze is next getting the inside track on turkey's rollercoaster relations with both the united states and its e.u. neighbors. after the previous stage of my career was over everyone wondered what i was going to do next the the ball different clubs on one hand it is logical to go from fields where everything is familiar on the other i wanted a new challenge and a fresh perspective and i'm used to surprising. or not if you think. i'm going to talk about football not the or else i just think i was going to go.
by the way what is it that sliding here. brings it claims another victim who will replace the rest of me bojo is waiting in the wings and it trumps a very confusing and contradictory iran policy who's in charge. of facebook and google started with a great idea and great ideals unfortunately it was also a very dark so. they are constructing a profile of you and that profile is real it's detailed and it never goes away turns out that google is manipulating your opinions from the very 1st character that you type into the search bar it will always favor one dog food over another one comparative shopping service over another and one candidate over another they
can suppress certain types of results diced on what they think you should be see if they have this kind of power then democracy is an illusion the free and fair election doesn't exist for the more growth we give them the sooner we are all. patience is being put to test with its membership top stalled and over netas pressure to drop its arms deal with russia. stick to its guns while i ask again and . minister for. decades of.
the dream seems to be getting cold and its other alliances with western. raises hackles across the pond. back into the western fold by trade pressure from the u.s. what comes does it have up its sleeve to its balancing act between east and west and what steps will ankara take next along its own. game in vegas turkey's former minister for affairs welcome to the show it is great to have you with us today allow us to talk about how you were turkish chief negotiator in a session talks with the e.u. and back in 2017 president of the about an openly declared that turkey doesn't meet you now i'm going to is pushing for brussels to finally decide whether they want turkey in the union or not if turkey doesn't need the e.u. why not just quit the talks and be done with it i always argue it. is dietitian
we all know that we have to watch what we eat and we need to exercise regularly to lead a healthy life but sometimes we need the prescription of a dietician would tells us how much to eat for breakfast what to eat for lunch what to eat for dinner and how much exit size to make throughout the day so the e.u. process itself has been fairly good for turkey. it has helped us increase the standards of our democracy increase the standards of our baby food increase the standard so far roads and highways increased the standards of our telecommunication increase the standards of our human rights so the e.u. process has been good for turkey but the e.u. attitude towards turkey has not been as.