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antigovernment fighters unused to ukraine say they're ready to prolong the truce with kiev but escalating the crackdown is now driving women into defiant regions to take up arms. israel's police clashed with crowds of protesters after reports of a palestinian teenager being abducted and killed in jerusalem israel values to continue its a mosque crackdown after the deaths of three jewish teens. jihadist militants make fresh gains on the border between syria and iraq after the white house winds up at . me half a billion dollars to help syrian rebels. four
pm in moscow good to have you with us anti-government forces in the self-proclaimed donetsk people's republic in east ukraine say they want to negotiate a new ceasefire the shaky teachers ended monday's key have stepped up its assault on the restive region your security camera footage in the city of severed dyads going to the defiant ligaments region showing an explosion apparently caused by a mortar in a residential area despite president poroshenko pledging not to target the civilian populous army shelling continued overnight in the neighboring donetsk region these are pictures from slovyansk which has seen some of the worst fighting since the beginning of the military operation russian woman reportedly killed there in the latest attack monday more pictures of destroyed buildings emerging from the city where power and water has been almost completely cut residents say they're too scared to step out of their homes you can to get a clue. you have to miss it when there's nobody at the ready just the boys but if
you have not brought your best more tips on you will be loved it's is easier but it isn't as much about this just goes for you some milk what is it you want to add about it that must be a good look at the blue did that let us a little it's got to tell us a thing yes well it is a venue as one of the first three you get but one do you still want to be it that you like the much you now the fighting has led many women to flee their homes in eastern ukraine in a bid to get their children to safety but there are some are decided to stay and take up arms are his very few notion of reports catarina is twenty one years old she's a trained mental health with a passion for nature and painting. and she can assemble a kalashnikov in seconds she says she's a good chance to. have you ever had to kill anyone that the yes i have it wasn't self-defense it was them who approached not us catarina belongs to eastern ukraine's self-defense forces she started on the frontline as unknowns but
soon to go. but the problem is that she sees the people she's fighting against as mere pawns in a big game over some of those who are responsible they send young boys to kill us and die for them they hide behind most of them are young they have no choice and they're coming to kill us. as a self-defense checkpoint outside lugansk catarina meets a lesson she's in charge here and then i'm as good as a few days ago i went to a hairdresser and i saw a woman there a client she was looking at me with her eyes wide open it turned out i had forgotten to take my place off it happens. she sees no contradiction in her current status. this is what happens during wartime we don't even ask they just come to your land i was just an ordinary woman i even cook quite well. catarina and a lesser a far from the only tool in the studio we were in from ukraine's east and south
have a strongly warded message for female fighters on the other side but you get it that there is a little pressure to lead to that thirty ninth my down women's battalion girls you either stop doing this or you'll see still exist if you continue to seek information about our men your men will die. the paramilitary battalion the addressing finds for the new government and for national unity and it's still growing. today then why don has reached far beyond cave center he has embraced the whole country and we must protect its borders one from the thirty ninth the company have set out for dinner and log on and they need your help. they out of this battalion is also an assistance to ukraine is new defense minister but do not fear reprisals working for the common good of each of us many of the preserve their own dignity as i realized i would be seen as an antiseptic despite a role when
a woman they're all business means they were. kill me if that's what you need to present i think about what it's going to have to hold my firearm close we are also waging bucks on fuel costs amongst the sea crane inbounds can seduce a child patriotic with some seeds to do except as an option it's. ok. but the real conflict is being felt here and was growing numbers joining both sides every day some fear it's passing the point of no return. in eastern ukraine. keep track of what's happening eastern ukraine follow marius twitter feed she's in oregon right now one of the main hubs of anti-government resistance is the latest city in the east of ukraine to be left without water and
electricity according to the un around one hundred ten thousand refugees have already fled to russia to escape the dire humanitarian situation there but the u.s. state department has a different vision. in this situation u.n. h.d.r.'s estimate of the number of people moving across the ukrainian border comes directly from russian government source is who suffice to say have not always been entirely accurate here and just a couple of points on this and i know there's been some question u.n.h.c.r. statement did not say that one hundred ten thousand refugees fled ukraine into russia what is said is that number of people had crossed the border at some point that could be to go visit their grandmother and come back. influx of refugees has led a russian regions bordering ukraine to declare a state of emergency officials say they have to accommodate thousands daily migration service of russia puts the total number of people who have fled violence in ukraine so far four hundred thousand. israel's police clashed with hundreds of protesters demanding justice for the killing of
a palestinian teenager whose body was found in a forest near jerusalem suspected of being kidnapped and murdered in revenge for the deaths of three jewish boys those youngsters were abducted nearly three weeks ago and found dead monday in the west bank with israel blaming the palestinian group hamas for their murders their deaths made headlines around the world. in that sense that there will be some retaliation for these deaths is becoming increasingly apparent that his promise to make how must pay for the three teenagers found dead on monday so there is a huge amount of grief the discovery of the grim discovery of the three bodies of those israeli teenagers late yesterday israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu said the three teenagers were murdered in cold blood by what he described as animals. in a letter of condolence president barack obama said that the killing of the israeli boys had left him feeling an indescribable pain he also urged all parties to
refrain from steps that could destabilize the situation in the region but despite obama's calls for peace israel's prime minister says he's ready to step up measures against a mosque and punish the group further since the start of the operation more than four hundred palestinians had been arrested with the i.d.f. launching dozens of rocket strikes on gaza over the last two days meanwhile hundreds of palestinian families are grieving over their own children's deaths which have gone largely unnoticed in the international media those figures show more than fifteen hundred palestinian children have been killed six thousand wounded by the israeli forces since two thousand that means one palestinian child has been killed every three days activists mustafa barghouti things the international media has repeatedly chosen to turn a blind eye to israel's deadly wrecker. it is very important for the world media to remember to mention not only the thirty israelis killed but also the eleven palestinian killed. three children who were also killed in cold blood by the israeli army itself which also amounts to war crimes israeli army has been
killing palestinians in cold blood. we are talking about thousands and thousands of palestinians would caused by the israeli army and tens of thousands of people who were in just forty seven years of military occupation the israeli army now is demolishing houses and taking collective actions of punishment against the people whom they think. being responsible for the killing of the settlers without any simple proof of that they are dispensable and the actions of collective punishments out of continuing. raids on gaza which the israeli army is using to provoke reactions from palestinians and then. the actions as. well as the reason for their openness of behavior in gaza strip and in other places and palestinian territories a group of global internet firms from countries including the u.s.
we speak your language. programs and documentaries in spanish what matters to you. a little tentative angle is stories. that the spanish. visit. thanks for staying with us twelve minutes past the hour and out over government online eavesdropping has been brewing for some time it could have reached a tipping point with a group of internet firms from six countries now joining up to sue britain the spy agency the first case of collective action against g c h q let's get more now from
marty's polly boyko live for us in london so what exactly is behind this unprecedented joint effort polly. well the u.k. government is effectively being sued by a group of internet service providers they come from a number of different countries including the u.k. the u.s. and germany now it is reportedly the first time that an internet host has gone through court or gone to court over alleged government spying now they say that g.c. h.q. is using malware or malicious software as it's in order to break into their networks and spy on their customers communications online now legal action is going through a very special london court it's called the investigatory powers tribe you know and it's their job to look into claims or complaints over the misuse of government surveillance now you can imagine that this court's caseload has got somewhat larger
in the wake of the edward snowden revelations and of course later this month they're going to be looking into complaints from human rights organizations the way that social media sites like facebook and twitter have been targeted by g c h q now two m.p.'s have also sued the u.k. government through this court over claims that their communications were monitored as well so as i've just said in the wake of the edward snowden affair with the public debate still very much taking place over mass government surveillance these fresh and unprecedented legal moves from the internet service providers are unlikely to be the last. for us in london thank you very much for that update. planned to create a new high tech security prisons in greece has seen some activists compare the project to the guantanamo bay detention center thousands of inmates across the
country have joined a hunger strike against the bill that goes to parliament on thursday in their statement prisoners say they are fighting to remain human instead of becoming forgotten shadows and you farmer discuss the protests but are these going to kosar eva who's just back from athens. it all started on the eighteenth of june and then every day after that more and more prisoners across the country joined in the hunger strike in total there were around four and a half hours of prisoners across the country who were starving themselves and take it any longer which is why they stopped and i said that i will continue fighting for what they believe in other ways what are they fighting for they are against this. inversion tightening and restructure of the country's penal code and also the creation of type c. crystal it seems across the country they claim that this will be like montana mowbray so in general they're saying that the condition in prison is already plus they don't want to see the creation of a new one which potentially could be worse so what's been the government's response
to those arguments presumably you believe that these things should go ahead yes and also we know that the country's main opposition party cities that tried to reason with and peace consider in this bill and they asked them to hold off on it until they can get a chance to visit some of these prison facilities but that request was denied we actually managed to speak to one of the prisoners his face is covered in the voice was altered because when he asked us to protect his identity so let's listen to what he had to say about what life was like in these friends and we say no to the green guantanamo maybe to a prison inside a prison without any rights without any future prisoners who have completed one fifth of their sentences should be allowed to visit their families we live filthy conditions in mice and cockroaches there are no doctors here for every illness they just give us aspirants they're prisoners here who have no money so nobody gives them anything to eat we find cockroaches that are food the prison food is disgusting it's better to eat nothing than to eat this food five prisoners live in
a cell designed for two now the main problem is the fact that persons don't have money and i was there and then even though the government is saying the situation is improving in the country when you talk to people they believe that nothing is change and they don't see their lives. proven at all there are marches and protests and athens every single day on various issues making sure explosives get nowhere near french airports is arguably one of the arms primary tasks there but what if the cops can't find a bomb that they planted at the terminal themselves during training that's what happened in march say you can find out all about their on our website. right see. first right. and i would think that your.
jihadist militants from isis have overrun a key syrian border town after pouring in reinforcements from neighboring iraq to take over comes two days after isis declared an islamic state on the syrian and iraqi territory it currently controls this unverified video apparently shows militants parading tanks and other combat vehicles around eastern syria the rapid isis advance comes on the heels of washington releasing half a billion dollars in military support to syria's opposition a move that stoked fresh fears of the u.s. is actually aiding jihad is investigative journalist matt cars says the u.s. helped bring about isis militants in the first place. i know it's not just creation of the series is this how this origin is in iraq itself in the resistance of the u.s. occupation when they would do the troops with the so-called surge that was
a view. of those groups have been defeated or at least neutralized that probably never really happened and isis has been out iraq not just because it was in syria but also by the incompetence or terrorism and corruption of the. in iraq so all these different voices are going to situation which is very probable that iraq could fragment into three stages because i can't see the moment of the time being any kind of m six area movement that could overcome the division but everything you are up to shreds. leader of isis urging muslims worldwide to come to iraq in syria to help build an islamic state there in an audio message. baghdad he vowed to fight back to lead the fight quote until rome is conquered this map reveals isis ambitions to take over more than a dozen countries in the name of jihad the proposed islamic state would span from asia across the middle east north africa even into europe isis hasn't gotten direct
help from the west but militants reportedly seize the lion's share of u.s. aid meant for the moderate syrian opposition and that's not stopping washington though from pouring more support to the rebels in syria artie's marina port i explained the u.s. insists it's not responsible for huling regional violence all over the arab world america has left behind its military footprint but i believe america is exceptional . in part because we have shown a willingness through the sacrifice of blood and treasure to stand up not only for our own narrow self-interest but for the interests of all america's exceptional armed forces have invaded afghanistan and iraq dropped bombs on libya pakistan and yemen and reportedly trained rebels fighting to overthrow the government in syria. directly leading to the insurgency in iraq where extremists have now declared their own caliphate not enough to just say that we are exceptional one way or the other
the reason we can point to american exceptionalism is because we've done exceptional things and we do exceptional for. we have to live up to that standard but time and time again washington's eagerness to involve itself in foreign conflicts has fueled six tarion divisions creating an exceptionally dangerous circumstance the us policy unfortunately lately has destroyed and made a mockery of the main you know what they have done in libya what they have done through you and continue to do it whether done in iraq. and. it is all from thing that. doesn't jive with claiming any kind of exceptionalism and yet in each case washington has washed its hands of any responsibility the united states of america is not responsible for what happened in libya nor is it responsible for what is
happening in iraq today in the absence of u.s. military action iraq is warning that it could ask iran to carry out airstrikes against the hardest group isis that could throw a wrench into the works of american foreign policy potentially having to rely on an adversary to defeat a threat that washington itself is blamed for indirectly creating. marina port niamh marketing. back of washington's cross party type of war in the middle east comes up later in our cross talk program take a look. the neoconservatives have also been very successful in controlling the narratives of washington they succeed so for instance you have the catastrophe in iraq in the last decade but then the neoconservative narrative is that well yes the after great invasion very successful invasion there was a problem with the implementation of the occupation but then came the surge then
came near a victory for instance the catastrophe in syria is now being blamed even though the u.s. side is supporting with working with the saudis and others helped create this problem in syria where these extremist became very powerful as rebel forces some of the isis group in the front the the narrative is that if obama had only sent in more military support for the rebels earlier then it would have worked out fine . taking a look at some other world news now a suicide bombers killed at least eight people in an attack on a military bus in kabul thirteen others including explosion happened in a heavily secured area near the afghan capital is university taliban says is behind the attack this latest violence comes at a time of political tensions with the country waiting for the results of its presidential election runoff. a cargo plane crash into
a commercial building in kenya's capital shortly after takeoff all four crew members killed instead it happened in the early morning when the building was largely empty no one on the ground was harmed the plane is said to have been flying low way ahead and electricity pylons. hungary being warned it may need even more budget cuts to get its debt down or run the risk of being put back on watch by e.u. finance monitors likes airships q reports on why the country is finding it tough to stay within the deficit limits imposed by brussels. had little hesitation when choosing a new car for a major german brand only the car was manufactured in his home country if you want to buy it maybe you have to pay for. it because of. registration because of the tax so if you buy hanging from germany then. a little bit cheaper. it makes no difference i mean well that's right no. so if it's the same
why pay more this logic may have driven several european car manufacturers to set up factories in hungary with an obviously cheaper labor force than in germany but the one that is just as skilled back in the days when hungary was part of the socialist market used to be one of the biggest car manufacturers in eastern europe when the country entered the european union most of its factories went bankrupt as their predecessor was not needed in you're almost a decade on europeans have decided to use experience and are now producing their cars here. largely because of that and we're talking several hundred thousand units produced annually hungary is now experiencing the biggest industrial growth in a decade but would that mean the two thousand and four e.u. accession promise of a better living has been kept a recent poll stunningly suggested that seventy two percent of from variance felt that economically they were doing better on their communism. seventy two and thank god i have a good job because without it i wouldn't have survived with my pension i'm like
twenty five years ago when pensioners didn't have to work. living standards are now worse than ten years. consumption is. a level the investment is below ten years ago level hungry is a canonical officials are happy to see improvement and say this is largely due to them finding their own ways to run the country no mr out but that may be among the reasons why hunger is prime minister or a man does not get along with brussels fighting a strong leadership that has unable to hungry to get out of this mess is something those politicians envy. we want all the degrees of freedom that we can have understanding that being a member of a club like to hear from union it has implications for for for the for the policies that we can pursue but you're not in favor of. having to coordinate more policies
find necessary. hunger is recovering economy is now facing a big test e.u. funding is predicted to slow even more in the next three years that's when it will be clear whether it has indeed found its own way but officials are already making no secret all that budapest is now looking eastwards to boost trade with russia and china. reporting from budapest in hungary. next abby martin reveals how facebook conducted a social experiment on more than seven hundred thousand users stay with us but that . was about seven years old it's one of the largest ten cities on the east coast of america and got about one hundred people here just because of economics the cost of how was a in this area especially is very high and i believe as an american we have
a right. to care about it or possess public land until something is created that's my house you see back there live it send them to well we spend spend the. rest but if we hadn't done that we wouldn't have been home i want to be we don't just help you know people the density we don't anybody that needs help so tell your friend to just give us more take care of him ok i was the guy never going to city and today we had one fell swoop got a place to live once on monday i'll be out here with my dog. for probably the most complex and difficult to.
believe. in the phenomenon of friendly fire probably extends back to the invention of gunpowder. kill a bunch of people you don't think their families are really us people. reading so much. this summer shoots my brother in the leg not intentional because it is because it was night time or in the morning even the best even the best soldiers. are going to make mistakes this is this whole idea of brotherhood an author and that and camaraderie and in this sense it was in this context that has absolutely no place.
what's up guys and i mean martin and this is great and thus that so we all know that the foreign intelligence surveillance court or the fight is a court pretty much rubber stamps any surveillance project it's presented in a case you doubt it's facade is a regulatory body new revelations show that according to the court nearly every country in the world is ripe for n.s.a. surveillance yes new documents released by the washington post expose of the fight as a court has granted espionage approval for one hundred ninety three countries that's nearly every single country in the world and other we know that the n.s.a. has been recording every single phone call made the bahamas and afghanistan it's clear that no. country is out of bounds for the n.s.a.'s bulk data mining capabilities but of course there are four whole countries exempt from u.s. snooping is according to pfizer they don't present any quote valid interests for u.s. intelligence predictably they also happen to be america's partners in crime and.