tv [untitled] September 18, 2012 2:00pm-2:30pm EDT
militants take the forefront of islamic protests sweeping the world killing ten more foreigners in afghanistan as revenge for a u.s. made film mocking islam plus. the most of the rising royalty to the west for the summer we want to show you how a bloody islamist stepped into gear across europe drumming up rhetoric in the hopes of using the tensions for their own means. also the territorial row between turkey and beijing escalates the chinese patrol ship briefly enter waters around disputed islands which japan considers its own. and deaths in u.k.
prisons reached the highest level since records began with the official publishing alarming statistics including shocking suicide figures. international news and comment line from one you sent to him in moscow this is. the number of dead over an amateur film the writing his name is now more than fifty one weeks since protests began the latest victims were a dozen people in kabul killed instantly when an afghan suicide bomber rammed a car full of explosives into their minibus. reporting now from the region. with more on that attack in afghanistan and the latest protests elsewhere. turmoil in the muslim world over the controversial.
film continues to spread with the deadly attack in a canister the suicide bomber reportedly targeted a minibus caring for an aviation at least twelve people have been killed and we're seeing reports that the one of those who are foreigners an insurgent group in afghanistan claims of responsibility for that attack is b.s. me this is the second largest armed group of the taliban and the spokesman said that this was in retaliation to the film that has been perceived as being very offensive to the muslim world in neighboring pakistan neighboring turkey cannister and pakistan. with at least two people killed. in the clashes between demonstrators and it's. the largest protests. hezbollah. territory since people took to the streets no beilenson there
but it does look like these kinds of protests will continue to spread throughout lebanon what strikes scheduled in the southern city on wednesday as well as on saturday and sunday now we also know that the clashes between you in tunisia and other places across the muslim world and it remains to be seen how long they will continue before coming down to see casanova porting in beirut parties. and joining the fray is tied. up police form the perimeter outside the u.s. embassy hundreds more protesters marched on the compound waving banners and chanting against america. for the head of the protests and all non-essential staff were sent away for safety some of the protests have spread to thirty nations around the world. just a week since it all began demonstrations and violent bursts of strike across four continents and volunteer have been on the rise to with militants and terrorists seeking to capitalize on the. demonstrations and in the run.
german i spoke to a little earlier she's from the british stop the war coalition believes the un rest in violence will only go on. but we have to see the. effect of your film as really a match in what was already in the box and that people already felt a sense of grievance about these wars about the insult as to why in which muslims are treated in the western world the perception of muslims the fact that in afghanistan for example in a whole number of things from airstrikes to ground so the killing of a whole number of particularly women and children and it's not just in afghanistan people feel that in the middle east they feel double standards they feel that the west treats them with contempt and i think this is what these demonstrations are this is a very dangerous situation because the situation now is that when you have wars are
not to glaciers going on this gives an added sense of urgency to these protests and we've seen the killing of the american ambassador in libya we've seen the attacks on campus in i mean we will see more of these things. well with passion burning across the religious divide there's no shortage of provocateurs and nationalist far right german group in berlin says it wants to stage a screening of the film that began it all and that is all these or smith reports is something to worry the. it started in the middle east. but now the protests against a film a slim say it's an insult to islam have spread and they've arrived in europe. at least one hundred twenty muslims were arrested at a protest in. it's no longer about burning down u.s. embassies in muslim countries in europe they're calling for holy war.
london saw similar scenes demonstrators outside the u.s. embassy following friday prayers and up to a thousand again on sunday tempers flared and flags were burnt. analysts point out the small scale of european protests compared to those in the middle east but they say local islamists are using this to recruit new members a worrying sign. as i say mainstream extremists want to a better word groups are looking to exploit this in order to encourage men to come and join them and try and get into a habit of protest a habit of extremist demonstrations and that's always there is be concerned about and it's already prompted a backlash as u.s. embassies all over europe come under siege from angry muslims a phone right islamophobia group in germany says it wants to put on
a screening of the culture bestial film the innocence of muslims the pro-choice line citizens movement say it's a question of art and freedom of expression but germany's interior ministry has accused them of recklessly pouring oil on the fire it's a fire the radical muslims in the u.k. are all too happy to fan the flames of the muslims are rising loneliness to the rim of the west we want to strawman. people hate the americans are lies and i think this is a very good. point for the process was sparked by the film but they've taken on a why did i mention also about foreign policy of america and its allies the fact of matter is the americans feel responsibility for second place they had troops inside the middle east of killing muslims an occupied land and a life unfortunately it's anything else to blame and started as a conflict between east and west threatens to become
a domestic struggle inside europe laura smith r.t. . you can always see the full timeline in coverage on the global ronnie's at all dot com website and you can also find out about how you choose to be in for a total ban here in russia that's unless it takes down the video that sparked the muslim protest which is deemed hate speech all that much more. and these three chinese patrol vessels briefly entered waters around disputed islands japan considers its own the tensions between the two countries escalated
after tokyo bought the territories from private investors bypassing china political analyst from hong kong professor joseph thinks beijing is sending japan a clear sign. it is basically the show dropped as the. bowl certainly would like to demonstrate on of the citizens. to china there is considerable anger in and out of the chinese people with what they see as a kind of. trade a kind of. ads on the japanese government who could see the islands from. both the chinese government and its kind these people believe they have to respond and to respond strongly so to me it's a kind of rising nationalisms in both countries. for japanese businesses
billions of dollars are at stake off the outraged protestors in beijing literally destroyed their shops along with their plans for a short term prosperity the country being played by tokyo sentiment stephen clemons from the atlantic magazine believes the whole situation is a snapshot of the future relationship between countries. and what we have both sides doing is probing weaknesses of the other china feels that it to do more respect than it is using issues like the island issue or using. some string issues over japan just having consented to place another ballistic missile defense system has essentially two powers squaring off and while this looks like china japan and there are certainly deep historical grievances this is really about china testing the united states and its alliance with japan and to some degree i expect these kind of skirmishes to continue for a long time be it's games of brinksmanship it will continue to look tense intense and dense and then you'll have moments of relaxation so what we're seeing today is
a snapshot of what we're going to see for the next decade or more. on monday with u.s. defense secretary leon panetta see of an anti missile defense deal with japan's leaders who decided to accept a second radar on the territory the. two countries claim it is aimed at deterring possible north korean aggression but bruce gagnon co-founder of space for peace dot org says the world shouldn't buy this excuse. clearly the u.s. and japan are working her to heat up tensions in the pacific region. just in the past year. while the military policy of the. pentagon will move sixty percent of its military forces leave this region it's not to worry about your career that surround north korea it's about surrounding china clearly the united states is intending to jack up the arms race
and at the same time it must be said the u.s. is also doing the same thing to russia expanding missile defense throughout the in europe and into central asia and clearly the u.s. is looking for trouble now. just to remind you many other stories ahead in the program including the u.s. britain lead the largest ever naval exercises off the coast while israel steps up its tough talk on to iran. and also still to come cyber revelations the world's leading antivirus developers stumble on an arsenal of super viruses eerily similar to america's stocks net those stories told a company here on r.t. . almost two hundred thirty inmates started in u.k. prisons last year alone according to shocking statistics issued by the country's official watchdog and. reports one of the reasons is inmates reportedly being refused basic medical care. the highest number of deaths ever
recorded in the u.k. presence what stands behind this grim statistic last year alone seventy one business connected so. side mostly by hanging themselves shockingly that includes the deaths of three miners while in custody all the deaths among prisoners have been attributed to natural causes as well as an aging prisoner population but critics say many of the so-called natural deaths entirely preventable just this month the u.k. prison service came on to fire for allegedly refusing medical treatment to daniel whole a prisoner with a red degenerative condition from which scrubs the prison behind me the thirty two year old man's complex medical needs. even though the governor of the prison had given assurances that he would be taken care of he ended up on a life support machine in hospital his family are now campaigning to keep him out
of prison in order to safeguard his health prison reform groups here in the u.k. say that the government is focusing on saving money rather than lives also it's emerged this summer to three u.k. prisons suffer from severe overcrowding detainees are held in cramped accommodation in cells that are meant for much fewer prints and then adding to the criticism of the country's top prisons inspector a man who's no doubt seen many a harrowing image he said he was kept awake at night by scenes that he had seen in one women's jail in london where there were up to seven incidents of self home in one day he said the government should be quote a cost under shamed at the shockingly high levels of self mutilation within women's prisons in the u k. well there's always more in a website. all the time something of what you can find there right now including discover how the treasured. rights in the u.s.
. authorities. and health security. from. the sheer extent of america's cyber warfare operations could soon be revealed by the findings of two of the world's leading antivirus developers symantec say they've identified three more. modeled after the. infected iranian nuclear facilities government sources of admitted washington was behind that one. on the new revelations. but i must say this looks very much like a classics store you've got an awful infiltration of state borders of classified
information and more but we're not talking about people what about computer programs like the one which attacked the iranian nuclear program in two thousand and ten and now antivirus developers from russia and the united states have been investigating servers which connect to computers infected by this spyware program very similar to the one which attacked iran back in two thousand and ten and they reveal traces of totally new and still clearly unknown programs which are the same time very specially the one called mean speedy and they say what's very interesting about it is that unlike traditional spyware which in fact thousands or even tens of thousands of computers a vis particular program has in fact it only a few dozen all in the middle east in countries like iran saudi arabia and palestine and they say that it's very a way that these computers have the most interesting information on them and this
software is none other than cyber weapons. these viruses are used not to kill for money as cyber criminals usually do but rather to bill for information pursue some national interests and what makes it very difficult for the specialists to identify these programs is first of all they're very sophisticated and second of all the control servers castle we move around and the geography is really impressive i must say since it's europe the middle east and asia we do see they have an idea of which western state on the other side of the atlantic could be behind it but they say until they are one hundred percent sure they won't disclose the name of the country . a huge naval war games are under way in the strategically important strait of hormuz off the coast of iran well ships from britain the u.s. almost thirty other allies are taking part in the exercise comes in the way could promise to close the major oil ship. could you tell me money israel's prime minister is rattling his saber on american t.v.
using scarce scare tactics about iran's nuclear program author and middle east expert tariq ali believes that israel will never be able to strike if it isn't backed by western powers and it's israel what netanyahu being at its wits send is not something new he and various members of his government are at their wit's sammul a number of questions evening is is washington and its vassals states in europe going to back an israeli attack on iran without washington's green light this attack and not take place because american interests are very directly involved in the entire region so if an attack is due to clear so it will long be know to know it will be the united states giving him the green light certainly be temperature in jerusalem is high in nature neanderthal and his foreign minister have been threatening iran quite seriously for the last four months and the west of course
sir has let them get away but that i mean just imagine if any other country were threatening another sovereign state there would be some here wouldn't cry in international waters not in the case of israel so the very notion that israel has the right to invade another country because it has nuclear weapons when israeli israel itself is the nuclear part is slightly grotesque. the two hundred occupy wall street protesters were arrested in new york as they mark the movement's one year anniversary peaceful anti corporate activists flooded the streets trying to block the entrance to the stock exchange but police resorted to using force as artie's marina partner witnessed. the day began with hundreds of optimus and their supporters storming lower manhattan some attempting to block the entrance of the new york stock exchange the day progressed we saw many washes between new york city police departments and activists that were walking through lower manhattan chanting
we are the ninety nine percent pioneering a message that began months ago a message that started in new york city and then nationwide and ultimately global but the most important thing to note on monday when these optimists gather together for the one year anniversary is that they are still very much committed to their fight against income inequality against corporate influence on us politics but what also for me was the heavy handed tactics used by the n.y.p.d. against optimus some participating in civil disobedience on many occasions we saw them i.p.t. pushing optimus to the ground while some criticize this movement is not going beyond civil disobedience or chanting or yelling still very clear that the frustrations that ignited this movement are still very much alive where it will go
from here only time will tell but it will be interesting to see how and if this event this movement has any impact on the u.s. presidential election that is just seven weeks away. now reporting there from new york the former u.s. governor jesse ventura believes getting arrested in the protests is a viable turn to make america pay attention to the occupy movement in an interview coming up later this hour he lays out his plans for a possible presidential run in twenty six doing. we need to continue to stay apart to continue to get arrested they need to continue to be vigilant how do you think we stop the vietnam war there. to me the turning point of the vietnam war many people say it was the sixty eight ted offensive that was huge but i don't believe that was the real turning point for america i believe the turning point of the vietnam war was when the four were killed at camp street i hate to say it but it's
going to require something of that magnitude for the wall street movement to truly be impact to the psyche of america. that interview coming your way. by activists won't change whether barack obama's didn't live up to his promises and romney isn't paying enough attention to his electorate that's the view of jeffrey summers from the university of wisconsin milwaukee obama just by inclination and personality does not seem to be that interested in taking on in powerful entrenched interests he seems to see himself as potentially being the great conciliator the person who can bring together different interests and i think we're at a time in our history where the country is very divided so i think he's misread his world in history and consequently he has not introduced that much change in terms of actually won the election i think the republican strategy has been to kind of juice up again this frustration anger that resides with the american people and i
don't think romney is saying much success i don't think that's resonating enough to actually win the election in fact in the american press today they just released a video clip in which he said that forty seven percent of the electorate he's not even interested he calls them the moochers and these are people who were attending a fifty thousand dollars a plate fund raiser so you know i think ultimately his prospects for one of the elections are rather small i think obama's. chief strategy in terms of winning is just presenting himself as not romney at this point so he can actually not perform all that well and yet still win the election. big demand to buy europe's third biggest lender bank daniels in a business that's what's the story on that and. the company has been twice oversubscribed. time to move right. the risk of the ties for the financial sector is getting really strong and russia specific. is improving
so basically we think it's a great time and i think very bank is going to be the first one of the russian companies that plan to appear to i.p.o.'s in the near future and i think burbank is going to sara bag good standard they could have placed itself three three to eight percent higher i think it's fair isn't i one smart to give investors some room to for appreciation. for a second day here in moscow that so today's closing races you can see all tiers of really bad. federal express this morning said profits fell the ship of blames people trading less in the crisis on the currencies the euro's shedding to the greenback as thirty protests in europe continue. to percent of north korea's eleven billion dollars that most of which dates back to the soviet union in return gets to invest in north korean energy and health care well she also wants to build
a huge gas plant to energy hungry cells career avoid the north for the multi-billion dollar project is unlikely to take off all the north and south are officially still at war that's the latest will of most or for next term. and just interview with jesse ventura former professional wrestler a navy seal the next governor of minnesota is coming up right after the headlines.
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