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so very large the houses are very packed our very next to each other when humber john from wildfires house to another that's unfortunately difficult to control and tina thank you so much i was journalist seventeen m.r. chevy talking to us there from l.a. . to some of the other stories making news around the world today six palestinians hand in hers really soldier been killed during an israeli special forces operation in the southern gaza strip the dead include a commander of the military wing of hamas the islam is the movement which runs gaza israel says a second soldier was wounded in the fighting in the u.s. the controversial recount of votes from last week's florida senate and state governor elections has begun officials have until thursday to report the new results of republicans who lead after the first counts have accused democrats of attempting to steal the elections. and politicians in sri lanka have staged
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a candlelit vigil to protest the president's decision to dissolve parliament they say democracy is under threat after the president sacked the legislature and ordered fresh elections last week and his main political parties are challenging the move in the supreme court. western leaders have condemned elections held in separatist controlled areas of ukraine washington branded them a mockery while france and germany said they were unlawful and illegitimate elections were to choose heads of government and lawmakers in the self-proclaimed donetsk and lugansk peoples republics neither of which are recognized internationally. this is the passports of a state which no one recognizes the lou hands people's republic in eastern ukraine it's a document macao to kuching codes using to vote i couldn't. which is where can you use this pos points as a little. in the russian federation. people's
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republic and of the donetsk people's republic and crimea. it's election day the donbass now team has been allocated this polling station the only place we can fill and there's an official watching every interview the queue by the way is for cheap eggs. i was born in the soviet union and ukraine was my homeland until the war started and i'd like to go there. but that's not possible for many people after four and a half years of fighting between russian backed rebels and ukrainian troops. pensioners have to cross the border by foot to get their pensions and goods across the same way. people in new hands complain of high prices. imports from russia are expensive but. few people want to talk politics there's little choice anyway all the candidates in new hands going to nats cup pro russian western state say the
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elections harm the peace process ukraine talks of treason there are no recognized independent observers just russian politicians or far right european parties like germany's a.f.d. . to how to train because dreams of international recognition for the seem unlikely to be realised. leaders of poland's right wing government have marked the nation's send ten or a with a military parade far right groups also stage their annual independence day march through the capital warsaw more than two hundred thousand are right supporters were joined by new fascist activists from italy the ruling euro skeptic law and justice party says it rejects anti-semitism and racism but critics accuse it of quietly sliding siding rather with the far right of party one power in twenty fifteen and poland has since become increasingly isolated in europe amid allegations of
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a tilt toward authoritarian rule. for correspondent monica joins us now from warsaw monica a rather militant display there of nationalism from protesters many far right wingers among them is this the image the polish president is trying to project for his country. was certainly this is not the image that the polish officials would like to present to the war. but what's happened yes what happened yesterday was really scary there was. quite aggressive group among the demonstrators bottles and fireworks where. against them a call to counter demonstrators and police man a european a flag of european union union was burnt on the streets and the people. shouted.
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down with the european union. so this is a scenario that the police officials wouldn't have of course they didn't want to have such a scenario but it happens now and now they have to be a consequence of this. i understand that the warsaw city authorities tried to prevent the march taking place because of our right participation in the past if that's the case why didn't the national government then decide to join the marchers . well that's not a conservative government has a lot of come on with ideologically with the nationalists and that's the reason the why they didn't. this is this controversial decision. mayor of the city of war so is a liberal and she was concerned about not only about security but also about first
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of all about this radical. radical ideology spread in these marches every year also last year. but then the conservative government took this decision because they are also concerned that the nationalists who are becoming stronger and stronger every year that they can take the voters from the national conservative parts of the society and we have elections not only european elections and the coming here but also parliamentary election and that's why there is there is a call in this right wing parts of the society ok monica thank you very much our correspondent. there talking to us from warsaw well it's
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a right that many of us take for granted the right to vote but here in europe it isn't a privilege that's always been granted to everyone for centuries national politics in europe was for men only today marks one hundred years since women in germany were given suffrage the right to vote our next report takes a look at what shape change and how germany shaped up against many other european nations. the arrest of women's rights activist emily passed outside buckingham palace and emily davison throwing herself in front of the horses at the king's dopy. iconic images from one thousand nine hundred thirteen the struggle for women's suffrage in europe is just heating up. in germany activists like helen erlanger and clout said ken were a driving force to get the vote women had been banned from even attending political gatherings until nineteen zero zero eight. from one thousand nine hundred fourteen
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external factors shaped the role of women in society the first world war had begun many say that women's contribution to the war effort back home helped secure them the vote in one thousand nine hundred eighteen in britain and in germany. after the revolution women throngs to the streets to vote for the first time in elections to the weimar national assembly in january nine hundred ninety. late comers to the table of women suffrage where spain in one nine hundred thirty one france in one nine hundred forty four and italy in one hundred forty five and in portugal women were barred from voting in national politics until as recently as nine hundred seventy six. and although it's not uncommon to see women at the helm in european politics today take a wider view and you'll see the struggle for total equality is still far from over . you know his chief political editor mckay the
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justice minister cut in a bali for her thoughts on one hundred years of women's suffrage here in germany mr barly one hundred years of women suffered how difficult is it still for women in politics today. it is still not as.


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