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successful. tucker. start drawing terms of a. business deal to use live from birth in croatia heads to the polls for palm entry elections dominated by the coronavirus cases are on the rise and the tourism dependent economy is in crisis in a close race between the incumbent conservatives and opposition seems to lift a new right wing party could play the kingmaker also coming not just by the record surge in corona virus cases in the u.s.
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president trump raises what he calls progress against the pandemic in another divisive speech to mark independence day. passed by and make it a double briefing leaving cruzan to claim the german cop david oliver opened the scoring as the variance added to cop to the season's league title which will catch up with all the action from early instilling fixed idea. i'm jared reid welcome to the show will begin in croatia where people are voting in elections that could push the e.u. member state further to the right with the governing conservative coalition democratic union up against the center left social democratic party the poll is taking place amid a new spike in code bit daunting cases the choosing to between leaders who they say can keep in fiction writes down while reviving the battered economy. but none of
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the main contenders is expected to gain a majority making a coalition government a likely prospect. and some say it's a gamble by the incumbent president under a plan coverage that the ruling party calls early elections to profit from their relatively successful handling of the corona virus pandemic but as a number of covert 9000 cases rises again the center right party is in the spotlight playing golf which is main challenger astolfo bennett age the social democrat leader is heading a restart coalition made up of small the center left parties he's trying to win over voters by claiming the removal of a dozen government ministers is proof of that incompetence. the election comes as the pandemic patas croatia's fight terrorism success but the biggest financial crisis in decades looming the economy is the main issue for many
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voters. never vote for a no. for me as a young mother it is important to have a stable job so my family can be sustained by the fire a bit like that or a model that 11 they don't care enough about croatians going abroad on the climate and and the low salaries for young people many simply don't have a choice we should have more young people. involved in politics and. i don't know maybe because they have some thoughtful ideas fresh ideas recent polls put the 2 main political camps neck and neck with only around a quarter of the vote each that could leave room for croatia's right wing homeland movement to join the government. a new nationalist party led by populist sing amira sloughs choro is picking up votes from the ruling party we are trivial but what about our there's no clear winner in sight and dushku. that 19 voter turnout is so
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unpredictable as depend. for the 1st time croatia will have an election not only decided by voters but also by a virus. or outlets to j.n.u. of it she's a professor of political science at the university of saga ed good to speak with you today professor look we just heard the coronavirus is likely to have a big effect on this election what do you think croatians vote is the thinking about as they head to the polls i think there is a degree of uncertainty but not partake and i wouldn't say fear i think the dominant view really is that it's come autumn in particular and nobody knows what exactly the consequences economic consequences from particular of their strong market rises will be they can that creation tourism makes more than 20 percent of the g.d.p. of the country and that we know of that we don't take you know at the moment
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whether the current crisis will continue for much longer i think everyone understands that majority of people understand that it's very difficult to govern in these circumstances nevertheless there is a big question mark over whether croatia should continue with the governing of the or indeed any of these 2 major parties that have actually marked the creation of politics for the last 30 years or whether they will they will have to be or it should be some kind of a challenge to them. we've heard that some analysts from the ruling power went to these early elections because they hope to capitalize from day handling all of the pandemic but given there's a renewed spike in cases do you think this gamble is going to pay off. the 2 major parties including the christian democratic union have lost about 20 percent of their voters compared to the last elections in 2016 they try to avoid
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further losses and losing both the votes that might happen because of the economic crisis in the autumn and the age he said indeed which insists in that in his in its slogan that only the creation it's safe only with them all for some kind of stability and continuity and so certainly they would like to couple up at the lies the circumstances of the crisis and to offer themselves as these safe pair of hands let's talk about these right wing policy the hind leg movement it's likely to come out and also likely to be the king maker since none of the 2 parties are expected to gain a majority what could the demands of the homeland movement be. this is the movement that actually offers a kind of order by the zation of croatia so everything that we can see in hungary with or. might actually happen if they have a veto power over the new government i think involves for example the minority
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rhetoric questioning the issue of gender equality even. in such instances in which you would talk about abortion in the cases of rape to women which has become and they see it in this election is quite unexpectedly in the way they also are very critical of independent media and independent civil society sector and they glorify they glorify the homeland war of the 1907 want to introduce it much more directly into school curricula and public discourse so it's good to talk to you day on your vids professor of political science at the university of zagreb thank you very much thank you. u.s. president donald trump has used independence day to give his 2nd divisive speech of the holiday weekend just bought a surge in corona virus cases he praised what he described as progress against the pandemic while downplaying its verity trump also talked about the uprising against
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racism and police brutality using his so-called salute to america to attack black lives matter the movement the black lives matter. it's not the celebration a president would want in an election year amid social unrest and a worsening pandemic trump delivered a speech full of the combativeness often reserved for his rallies. brought presidents and we are now in the process of defeating the radical left the marxist the anarch is the agitators the looters and people who in many instances have absolutely no clue what they are doing. the holiday comes during a time of national reckoning of the country's history and legacy of slavery. criticized for his handling of the coronavirus trumps claims of progress is that
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stark odds with the country's surging infection right now we have tested almost $40000000.00 people by so doing we showcases 99 percent of which are totally harmless. the risk was enough to discourage many with only a spouse crowd watching on. the day brought different meaning to those who turned out. to me it's a very important day in it deserves to be celebrated today is it to know that we can get to a day of independence the more we have to come together the more we actually have to unite different this year that there's no people if it doesn't make a difference to me so i'm still here. the event culminated in a huge fireworks just like. fireworks also between opposing protesters to pull
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the rise ation of america on a day intended to unite. here's some of the other stories making news today protesters in the u.s. city of baltimore have torn down the statue of christopher columbus as seen in this video that's gone viral on twitter as we just heard the protests came off to president trump price columbus in his independence day speech activists say the explorer committed genocide against the indigenous peoples of the americas. us rapid kanye west has taken to twitter to announce his intention to join the 2020 presidential race seen here with his wife kim kardashian wist has been a supporter of president donald trump but it's not yet clear how serious risk is about his white house run. mexico's coronavirus death toll has risen to over $30000.00 now this figure puts mexico pos france as the country with the world's 5th highest told the milestone was reached as the capital mexico city returned to
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a strict lockdown after a week of easing precautions against the pandemic. and thousands have turned out for a guy pride march in paris it comes a week after the french capital's official pride parade was postponed until november to prevent the spread of the corona virus the activists are demanding more political support for migrants 6 workers and author of marginalized members of the l g b t plus community. for. football now and by munich have added another trophy today collection in the german cup final they leave a curse and to clinch a leak and cup double in value in full the 2nd year running but the match played out in a rather strange atmosphere with a pandemic meaning bines victory took place in front of empty stands. berlin's olympia's study on $75000.00 seats remained unfilled just minutes before kickoff byner nick and leverkusen would be vying for the german cup but for the 1st time ever before empty stands. with the match underway biron showed no signs of
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a hangover from last week's been this league title celebrations forcing leverkusen backplane into last gasp to spending early on. a 15th minute collision put byron in prime position for a free kick i dotted all over pinged at home without breaking a sweat one mil by and after a quarter of an hour i then just 8 minutes later a delicately threaded ball from yoshua commish was neatly tucked told by sarah schnobrich was 2 nil with byron already cruising towards a repeat of last year's double. i decided trailing to milot the half leverkusen coach peter bosh would need to make adjustments i but later kids attack still looked disjointed after the break a blazing run from the put the ball on the platter for kevin fall and who promptly
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forgot to shoot in the 57th minute. byron struggled with no such problems a booted long ball from manuel neuer found robert levin dusty for speculative shots trickled past and understandably frustrated because supply at city 3 nil by iron 59 minutes played was just 4 minutes later a flying stand bender pulled one back for leverkusen was surely one of just enough . time for bush's boys to start thinking about a comeback. but leverkusen failed to capitalize on improved play and who else but rather than dusty put the game to bed with a minute to go in regular time which is the polar strikers 50 for school in all competitions this season i the 95th minute penalty sakai have it step up in round out the scoring at 42 with the last kick of the match it was little consolation for leverkusen who haven't won the cup since 1993. byron
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meanwhile have repeated last season's domestic double despite the bizarre circumstances if one thing can deliver a sense of normalcy it's buyer in lifting the title. formula one valtteri bottas has secured pole position for sunday's austrian grand prix fellow miss avies driver lewis hamilton came 2nd in qualifying giving their team a clear advantage the racing. is the 1st of the 2020 season is looking for his 1st ever world championship having come 2nd last year the f one season has been cut down to a competition held soley in europe because of the pandemic. or russians looking for a way to cool off from the summer sonic hit the ski slopes dozens of ski is don't swim suits for the downhill dash at the western russian resort by the volga river preparations for the annual event began in february when the snow was gathered and stored away in rugs usually last for 3 days but these years high temperatures
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organizers say the fun will likely melt away after just one. looks fun watching the news live from is more on our website e.w. dot com and you can follow us on twitter and instagram there these apps. are free thanks for watching. i'm secure in the they work that hard and in the end it's a me you're not allowed to stay here and more than was injured that. are you familiar with this. with the smugglers with lions of the abbey what's your story
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