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Germany to focus on its defensive weakness ahead of Poland clash

TVC E. Germany is currently focusing on working on its defensive weakness ahead of it match against Poland. Poland, which is led by qualifying top scorer Robert Lewandowski, will present a bigger challenge for Germany's defense with both sides eyeing first place in Group C on Thursday June 15, at the Stade de France European Championship. Germany, who are the current world champions opened their campaign on Sunday,June 12 with a 2-0 win against Ukraine. Poland also won its first match, beating Northern Ireland 1-1. Poland's victory over Northern Ireland in Nice on Sunday was the country's fist victory at a European Championship. The team is unlikely to be overawed after beating Germany in qualifying, its first win over its neighbor in 19 games. "We have to be careful," Boateng said at the team's tournament base at Evian-les-Bains on Tuesday. "They have good offensive people and not just Lewandowski." Join TVC News BBM Channel C0021B67E Follow Us...

UN Official urges abortion right upheld in Zika outbreak

TVC E. The United Nations Human Rights watch under the chairmanship of Zeid Al’Hussein on Monday in Geneva has called on affected countries with the Zika Virus to make available sexual and reproductive health counselling to women and uphold their right to terminate pregnancies. The commissioner Al’Hussein said, in a statement that laws and policies that restrict women access to these services must be urgently reviewed in line with human rights obligations. He also said, that this has become necessary in order to ensure any affected woman the right to health for all in practice. This is because the virus has been found to be harmful to kids, it leads to babies being born with small heads and birth defects the medical term is microcephaly. The United States of America Centre for Disease Control & Prevention states that microcephaly is linked to Seizures Developmental delay, such as problems with speech or other developmental milestones (like sitting, standing, and walking) Intellectual disability...

Poles rally against new surveillance law

TVC NEWS : Thousands of Poles marched through Warsaw on Saturday (January 23) to protest against their government's plan to increase its surveillance powers. Some said they feared Poland was following Hungary towards an "illiberal democracy." Since Poland's Law and Justice (PiS) party took power in November, its moves to take more control of the judiciary and the media have divided Poland and raised alarm bells in the Europe Union, which has started investigating charges that Warsaw is undermining democratic principles. "Without democracy none of us can be free, therefore we have to fight for democracy. We have to fight for the fundamentals of the system of our country," one of the organizers, Mateusz Kijowski, appealed to the demonstrators gathered in front of the presidential palace. There were no figures available on the size of the crowd. "We are against the activity taken by the governing majority against the freedom. This starting from destroying...