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you want to become citizens. in full migrants' your platform for reliable information. this is news live from berlin just minutes away from bombing iran the u.s. calls off military strikes president donald trump cancels a planned assault and says it's because 150 people could have been killed the attack would have been in retaliation for tehran's shooting down an american unmanned spy drone also coming up. a landmark great freeling spain's supreme court
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sentences 5 men for gang raping a young woman women's groups welcomed the verdict the case had sparked protests across spain. and a call for environmental action young protesters from across europe call on governments to take bolder action in the climate change crisis this comes after the e.u. leaders failed to agree on a plan to make the block's economy carbon neutral by 25th. also take to istanbul turkey's largest city. vote to pick a mayor after an opposition candidate won the 1st time the president once party could be voted out of office. spicer thanks for joining us. american officials say that planes were in the air
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and battleships in position but at the last minute u.s. president donald trump decided against military strikes against iran he said the likely death toll would have been too high and not a proportionate response to the downing of an unmanned spy drone. these pieces of debris almost triggered a war visibly beaming the iranian military presents the remains of an american drone teheran claims it had penetrated iranian airspace that's why they shot it down. the u.s. military said the drones were actually in international airspace an american counterattack on iranian radar and rocket positions was imminent trump said on friday but the expected death toll would have been around $150.00 and he said because of this he decided to call off the attack so you know what they shut down on man and. a drone plane whatever you want to call it and here we are sitting with $150.00 dead people that would have taken place probably within
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a half an hour after i said go ahead and i didn't like it i didn't think it was but i didn't think it was proportionate leaders of the opposition party in the u.s. congress said this was the correct decision but at the same time they cautioned against any escalation the president may not intend to go to war here but we're worried that he and the administration may bumble into a war mark kimmitt who was assistant secretary of state under george w. bush said trump is not unpredictable but rather sticks to be consistent strategy to avoid a new war in the middle east. and ali i think you made the right decision there united states has been accused in the past of being a cowboy to overreacting to the situation particularly in the middle east and i think that particularly with the advice given by his counselors and by congress he actually is showing a policy of restraint i think he recognizes that iran is not going anywhere it will
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be there to morrow if he wants to attack the president himself has said he's not in a rush but trump still faces a dilemma if he doesn't react to iranian provocations like the drones being shot down his threats might not be taken seriously and if he does start a war he risks breaking his campaign promise of keeping the u.s. out of new conflicts. let's take a look now at some of the other stories making news around the world police were called to the home of the front runner to be the next british prime minister boris johnson on friday morning following concerns about a domestic dispute neighbors called after hearing screaming shouting and banging from the home john johnson shares with his partner police said no offenses had been committed neither she nor mr johnson has issued a comment. for a 2nd consecutive night thousands of georgians have gathered outside parliament in the capital tbilisi to demand snap elections it comes after
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a russian lawmaker was allowed to address part of the unrest has forced georgia's part of entry speaker to resign or than 200 people were injured in clashes the early hours of friday and many remain in hospital. spain's supreme court has ruled that 5 men who attacked a teenage girl were guilty of rape and not the lesser crime of sexual abuse the case had sparked mass protests across spain over what many saw as the lenient treatment of the 5 men women's groups and the government have welcomed the ruling was outside the court jubilation demonstrators saw the verdict as a step forward for all women in spain. the supreme court overturned a ruling that many across spain had seen as far too lenient you know guess what i've never understood i think the decision is correct but it's not enough 3 years to admit it's rape and not sexual abuse i really think that decision has been influenced a lot by feminism and the protests which have taken place almost every day in the
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streets. 5 men known as the wolf pack have been convicted of the lesser crime of sexual abuse after subduing a young woman and video recording nonconsensual sex they shared this video on their whatsapp group which they called the pack where they had also allegedly discussed plans to rape women and their prior conviction caused outrage across spain my under spanish law the men could not be convicted of rape because there was no evidence the men use physical violence to subdue their victim. now this verdict could help change the way sexual offenses are convicted and spent spanish acting vice president carmen calvert tweeted that the ruling of the supreme court on the wolfpack case recognizes the credibility of the victim and is in line with the government's proposal to change the law. for the men's defense lawyer objected that the trial had been influenced by public opinion of the last a few that. for society at large and post judgment on the events dictating
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a condom need to recent an innocent. one since then everything has snowballed it's made it practically impossible to have any judicial outcome that does not involve a clinton a 3 sentence. the 5 men will begin serving their sentences immediately. on sunday voters in turkey's biggest city istanbul go to the polls in a controversial rerun of march's mayoral election it was cancelled after president wretch attire for everyone's sake a party narrowly lost and claimed there were irregularities a party has governed istanbul for decades there's a distinct possibility that this time and even with the revote it will lose its grip on the city as yulia had reports. and this is how the final phase of election campaigning looks like in istanbul at the ferry
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terminal and because he could district the major parties have set up their stalls and they are doing their best to drown each other out. this city has been in campaign mode for almost 6 months now he narrowly won the mayor's office in march a criminal it was the 1st opposition victory here in istanbul in 25 years but been early years are among the ruling a.k.p. wasn't going to give up the city without a fight his party filed complaints of irregularities and obtained a rerun of the election so now it's round number 2 in the fight for turkey's most important city. crimean mom who has been back on the campaign trail for weeks he still considers himself the legitimate male istanbul and the decision to rerun the election politically motivated but she has accepted it and he's determined to win again by a decisive margin. of course the selection we run is
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a waste of time money and energy. and every day i'm faced with an obvious smear campaign. but this is something we have to deal with. and i believe that we will emerge unscathed and stronger from this experience. the date of the rerun is another challenge for him and his party the c.h.p. the vote takes place on june 23rd in the middle of the summer holidays that's when many people from istanbul are usually on the cation but because the last election was decided by such a slim margin this time every vote counts. the opposition has even put out sleuths warnings don't go to boardroom on june 23rd as heavy snow fall is expected and the beaches will be shut whether it's down to the tongue in cheek at birds or not travel agent gem pull out almost as many as stumble
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lights have indeed changed their holiday plans. we've had many elections during summer but i have never seen something like this. 500000 people from istanbul have changed or cancelled their travel plans so they can be here and vote in the election. the ruling aka party is also vigorously campaigning on the streets their candidate for mayor at the 90 year durham was turkey's prime minister until last year he's playing on his political experience but president added one who held one election after another in support of his men in the initial vote in spring is now noticeably holding back nevertheless the party's volunteers say they're sure of victory that. we all go through mitchell's years obsession with the c.h.p. is definitely trying to create the impression that they've already won. but we're optimistic and the 1st round of votes was stolen and now we're going to get them
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back voters keep telling us that they want to use the room from him and called willing people when. whoever wins is stumble wins turkey is a well known saying calling by president add one himself this time around many voters in this significant city would be happy of the winner of the election would also be recognized as such you. tens of thousands of students from across europe have gathered in the western german city of to call on governments to take bolder action in the climate crisis organizers say people from 17 countries took part of the rally it comes a day after european union leaders failed to agree on a plan to make the box economy carbon neutral by 2050. writers for future demonstrators are making a lot of noise the 10s of thousands of young people spoke with one voice they want
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to increase the pressure on politicians to act on the climate crisis. in 7 hours. because i think that the extremely important to denounce the situation right now. it's important that we stand together for something that matters to all of us i hope someone will finally listen. germany's green party is excited that so many people are demonstrating for climate protection. about a 1000 demonstrators made their way to the nearby village of peers and where they showed their support for the cause of one of the largest mining areas in europe. they want to influence politicians from civil disobedience the deliberate violation of law and. remember has not and we accept the fact that we might get arrested because the climate crisis is so urgent it affects us all and that's why we're deliberately exercising civil disobedience to demand a phase out of coal power. this week the entire western royal and
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a major coal mining region is the focus point of the climate protest movement. looking ahead to the women's football world cup germany's team is hoping to make it to the final and they have a crop of talented youngsters fighting to get there here's a look at the squad's team sensations ahead of saturday's match against syria in the round of 16. julio drin and lena obrador these 3 teenagers are making their mark on the germany world cup team 19 year old freiburg midfielder grin is having the biggest impact of the bunch scoring a match winner against china germany squad certainly appreciates the exceptional skill of these young players providing plenty of support. they could. be well integrated there's no problem we've got so many players around us to take us under their wing and coach us to think and feel like a really fit in and don't feel at all like i'm treated like
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a kid. at the teen and 17 year old obrador have also raised eyebrows in their 1st ever world cup they might be new on the national team but they're already experienced pros. they're already established bundesliga players they're still young but they have lots of talent it's great to see what german women's football we have to offer for years to come we're looking forward to that. if germany are to win their 1st world cup since 2007 they'll be helping given the youth brigade can retain their top form heading into the round of 16 clash with nigeria. and don't forget you can always get news on the go just download from google play or from the apple store i'll give you access to all the latest news from around the world as well as push notifications for any breaking news you can also use to if you don't you have to send us photos and videos.
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