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the ukrainian army says it's wanting antigovernment forces in the streets over the ganske and mia while russian trucks with humanitarian aid for struggling civilians are being stalled at the border. ridicules reports of one online that one of its ahmed units had been destroyed in ukraine with no evidence a way to back up the allegations from kiev. armored vehicles and sniper rifles primed but not for a military operation you was authorities use them to disperse righteous demanding justice for teenagers shot dead by police in the us town.
and the e.u. approved aid to kurdish fighters any log of more and more weapons into the war would in country as terrorists from the islamic state group report of the massacre an entire village of kurds. world headlines coming up in your way this is a large international live from moscow are you with me with say. the ukrainian army says it's in the last stages of its operation in the east of the country it came street fights on the way and and yes going lugansk as it pushes out anti government forces locals they are suffering from shelters of food water and electricity in russia is trying to send humanitarian aid to the conflict zone but the convoy is stuck at the border where if it is the. poll russia's foreign ministry has
criticised some of ukraine's state institutions for quotation distorting the facts about the russian humanitarian convoy currently parked here in risto friesian according to some media ukraine's national security council accused mosco over for refusing to deliver the humanitarian cargo through the areas controlled by key but mostly argue saying that both countries agreed on initial itinerary but later key if that rejected the site here say it will not be able to provide security for the convoy and this is how it was decided that the trucks will be cautioning to ukraine through checkpoints controlled by n.t. government forces russia is now calling for both sides to agree and to follow the cease fire in eastern ukraine to allow the humanitarian aid reach those who are in desperate need in these regions russia has also denied the accusations of lack of transparency saying that international red cross were provided with a very detailed information about the communitarian cargo we have to say that for
several days already the location where the trucks are park now is open for mass media and the driver is welcome reporters and they are ready to open any traffic they want if they require these and this is my reports from the scene. food water and medicine as well as warm blankets and sleeping bags welcome relief at a time of despair. this russian convoy has hundreds of tons of humanitarian aid destined for eastern ukraine and its help that sorely needed for months of end to terror appear ation has the towns and rooms more than two thousand people dead and many without clean water to drink. but a whole ritual which are more. than much. below the level of a very. moderate or wonderfully credible if you've got to punish you if you were not you and the government and you know it. all rika. you know mean you have
to show. your mater and a handful of western governments say russia could be using aid as a cover for military support to and fighters it's not just the exactly where the convoluted headed but it was certainly be travelling through crane's mouton regions and the drivers say they're worried about the safety of gravity when you factor your support to thriller the subaltern literally sped up on your ride from billy kaufman for. a buck or charge to over a. nationally. i was going to do it but you will hear more with the chinese critical person shortly old news when you were in your group with a new trick was issued with mushroom in your brain you're on the correct order which was put on the american relief convoys ready to go but the russian red cross officials say it could take another week for international and ukrainian monitors to verify the cargo and decide on the route it will take place is ceasefire could
be on the cards these two hundred eighty trucks have already covered one thousand kilometer distance to reach the borders but this is not their final destination now they are waiting to cross into ukraine to bring humanitarian aid caring to those when desperate need for weeks locals have been sheltering in dark basements surviving on doing clean supplies in general terms and these are some of the people calling out for the material help it's already tagged and waiting to be delivered any reason otieno t. russian ukrainian border. russia has dismissed as nonsense a report on social media that one of its armed patrol units crossed the border into ukraine they were bottle was in response to ukrainian president who allegedly boasted that the unit had been destroyed there exists no russian military convoy that crossed the russian ukrainian border either at night or during the day let's
hope the ukrainian army only destroyed a friend and not refugees or their own soldiers. the story was broken by a pair of british journalists working for the u.k.'s guardian and telegraph newspapers they posted on twitter that they had to witness the encourage them which happened at night as proof they posted pictures showing armored personnel carriers on a road at an undisclosed location jury in the dame despite the severity of the claims and lack of evidence the allegations were taking ad phase value by a sphere of western politicians we spoke to a number of political analysts and investigative journalist on the matter but this is a vision that happens you croons a knitter would have been desperate to get video of this of food to graphs are up on the internet it's on the t.v. see here is proof of a russian putin word invasion of ukraine other yours of the us this if the russians were going to invade ukraine would they just send in some armored personnel
carriers whitely armored vehicles this is the twenty first century in modern times you don't wage a war by rolling in twenty three tanks warfare in modern times as waged with drones and fighter helicopters there were an actual russian military invasion of ukraine we would know about it and there would be no debate about it will be actually in strange russia do that would that absolutely in change will all russian armored vehicles to go in they will get a lot of advertising what will work knowing that everybody's got cameras everybody can take photographs and knowing the political situation regarding this conflict absolutely sure charlotte russia to do that. meanwhile seventeen more ukrainian troops have crossed the border into russia fleeing fighting in the east it's the latest incident and far from the biggest two weeks ago more than four hundred ukrainian soldiers illegally crossed the border into russia seeking century.
they even has threatened more potential sanctions against russia blaming it for the violence in eastern ukraine however the unanimous support required to pass more sanctions that is falling away slovakia's prime minister criticized them as meaningless gestures that would threaten economic growth in the e.u. member states while the czech president claimed the restrictions themselves are in effect of and could lead to a spiral of worsening relations that are cheve nothing divide has deepened even further after russia's retaliatory ban on western produced food relieving food exports facing billions in losses earlier we spoke to european union's ambassador to russia he expressed hope for a quick return to business as usual. of course some companies. may face some losses. will be looking for alternatives as i said especially those countries and those exporters to the russian market who have been under
scrutiny of appropriate russian situations here faced certain sanctions and barriers they have successfully overcome by finding new munitions however of course we came to maintain the trade we value russian customers and i am sure the russian customer values european product and i hope will come back to business as usual soon. kivas once again said it doesn't know where missing a russian photographer andrei stanton is the interior ministry suggested entering government forces could be holding him he disappeared in eastern ukraine ten days ago and the ukrainian military has appeared conflicted on whether they have them or not at first they denied it then an interior ministry spokesperson confirmed in an interview to allow to be in radio station they indeed held stand him captive on accusations of assisting terrorists but then backtracked lamy
a bad translation russia the u.n. and international human rights groups are demanding the correspondent is immediately released a social media campaign called free entry is now under way and there have been several flash mobs around the world in support. the police officer who shot did and on armed teenager in the us town of ferguson has been named the deaths caused public outrage and subsequent rallies met a strong response from the authorities and to see a chicken i reports on the latest protest ferguson in the suburbs of st louis missouri protesters are continuing to come out onto the streets calling for justice in the case of the feelings of eighteen year old unarmed michael brown. who. was the name of the police officer behind the killing has been released aaron
wilson is twenty eight years old he is white and we do know that he has been kept in a safe place by police here ever since shooting took place earlier we spoke with one of the attorneys of michael brown's family and this is what he told about the information that's been released by the police just a name that's all we hear yes there. is a lot more we need to learn about him especially the race to you know his actions after he shot by going before he shot those things are crucial to determining what happened and we spoke to some people about this latest information and kind of confusing their gold is like the information being released today you know with the name we kind of wanted all the information back when you know we say before things got to this level initially i was afraid to come out here because when i saw all the militia you know the police out here showing our prison to you threatening our
weapons in just are presenting themselves in a threatening manner i was afraid to come out here because when i saw the tear gas and and the manner that they were approaching and read arresting people the atmosphere here is certainly shifted somewhat because for the first four nights what we saw were pretty violent clashes between a woefully of very heavily militarized police who were using tear gas and rubber bullets people still don't. why. so. much since i think we are on. the purchase and ferguson have led to some criminal groups taking the opportunity to loot the local shops some people we've been forced to form lines to attach to business of this. purchasers claim the police aggression against the rallies is out of proportion of the use of teargas and ferguson sparked a somewhat unexpected online response from across the atlantic the. rising
protestors not to wash their eyes if they are hit with tear gas and also urging them to try to keep calm and to avoid running into the wind now to guess can have severe health effects they include temporary blindness breathing problems miscarriages and even heart and liver damage but tear gas is not the only tool used by the police to counter the most peaceful rallies in focus and let's take a look here and m. four rifle is in at the security forces are not a weapon used in various military conflicts police have also been reinforced by light armored vehicles which were in service in afghanistan as well as in iraq and if that's not enough an eleven sniper rifle also used in combat was seen as necessary to tackle the peaceful rally our law enforcement expert john whitehead believes the police are overreacting. a number of studies show that once you put on
the gear as a policeman and you're trained you start acting like a military unit like you're in a patrol and unfortunately what happens is the psychology changes in a lot of these local policemen when they're approaching a house for a swat team or a it's like they're moving in on al qaida supposedly where the master's and they're the servants but you know in ferguson they're telling people to back off twenty five feet get in the zone they're violating their free speech rights you have a right to walk up to a civil servant and say sir why are you doing this why you're here there pointing guns at people and chasing them away that's not a policeman any more again that's the military and that's what we're dealing with most police agencies operate basically anyway the lot of the local city councils and politicians just let them go. but i've written in the number of instances i've seen. a lot was innocent get made get down to a local city council meeting they get their signs and they say we're not moving into you change this thing if not you're going to see kerry in this country and
this is this is the face of the government today what you're seeing in ferguson and it's only going to get worse if we don't back you know. what is the absolute breaking kitting adults man who has sent back and i want to given to him by israel will have that story just after this. i stray. in december two thousand and ten. more likely to be raped in college and in the real world. i don't think that to each other when they knew each other i thought rape was a stranger on the bus this. girl complaining about the son of an alumni gives millions of dollars to the school why listen to somebody who's going to lose money at the school of schools that make money based decisions are much more common than
they would ever admit publicly. do we speak your language. programs you documentaries in arabic it's when you hear. reports in from the world talks books of p.r.p. interview intriguing story. arabic. visit arabic. a dutchman honored by israel for saving a jewish child during the second toward war has returned his medal after six of his relatives were killed in gaza he has wanted ninety one year old hank wrote in his moving letter to the israeli ambassador that quote for me to hold on to the ana
granted by the state of israel will be both an insult to the memory of my courageous mother as well as an insult to those in my family for generations on who lost no less than six all day relatives in gaza at the hands of the state of israel . members of the family who survived in the attack in shock over the deadly strike . half an hour before house was shelled two cars from gaza came to take us away coming to a new place i went to buy some food and when i came back my uncle told me my father was dead my younger brothers think our father went to heaven and my sisters were told he went to egypt for presents an article in this house was shelled on july twentieth by israeli air forces without any warning my six family members were killed as a result my mother three brothers my brother's wife and a nephew with a four story house was completely destroyed what's going on in gaza at the moment
is an aggression of occupation forces against the people who live under occupation and seek justice and stand for their independence eighty percent of the victims are civilians with children and women among them no doubt what's going on is an aggression strikes on houses and schools without a warning the shelling of playgrounds bombardments on the first day of festivities what other thing can you call it the shelling of hospitals and emergency vehicles what can you call it. in iraq militants from the terror group known as the islamic state have reportedly slaughtered an entire kurdish village of around eighty people the jihad is expanding their borders of their domain which is already made up of last sweats of land on which they have became their own caliphate by the village was inhabited by the as you people a religious minority considered by the extremists to be devil worship first thousands of them have already fled fearing the sweeping advance of the slum of
state would reach their homes a foreign ministers have agreed to supply arms to the kurdish forces in iraq to help them fight the militants i just want to avoid assesses what it could lead to. hot on the heels of the u.s. and france the u.k. has announced its readiness to supply arms directly to kurdish forces which are trying to fight off brutal jihadists in northern iraq the u.k. has said we will also consider favorably any requests for supplies of arms we already shipping ammunition and supplies mother eastern european countries into a bill but there are fears the lessons of the past haven't been learnt it's a quick fix to the truth of things that you can arm a group or send in craft and bomb and so on but that doesn't deal with the problem main problem is that the politicians don't plan ahead they're always reacting to crises in syria the west backed the rebels who then walked into the
a ceramic state the very problem now being faced across the border in iraq and the two thousand and eleven western backed overthrow of colonel gadhafi led to three years of political chaos in libya with weapons again falling into the wrong hands and according to the un flooding west africa now the kurds need help fighting jihadists but what happens if they win with western weapons in hand to know on the kurdish point is testifies to a tokenistic and indeed a short term solution to a very real problem which is to fight back isis let's not forget that by arming the kurdish fighters what is actually being encouraged is to break up of iraq as a sovereign entity the kurds are desperate for independence from iraq and when they see that make state was a problem only in the south of the country the prospect of them to want to miss the north again so yet again as well last month one iraqi kurdish leader told local
lawmakers to plan for an independence referendum i don't think we should be encouraging secession in the middle east it's sort of been sort of the same it's quite risky independence would be complicated because you would create a problem. turkey syria under rockets between kurds to destroy. christian. government sources in the british media are reportedly keen to stress that the u.k. is not moving towards direct military intervention in iraq and that sending arms is consistent with the government's response to a humanitarian crisis critics fear arming the kurds cared for silicate the breakup of iraq but for those in favor the need to stop the islamic states murderous campaign is so pressed saying that leaders may have resigned themselves to achieving their short term goal of driving terrorists out of northern iraq first
and worrying about the long term consequences later boyko artsy london. in four years and as long as london's buying scheme has proven to be more the most of fresh efficient and popular cycling systems in europe there are also problems that can be soft peddles including the mounting costs and cycling safety issues now probed by campaigners voiced concerns that almost sixty people have been killed and more than two thousand severely injured in cycling incidents since the scheme's introduction activists say london's streets are not safe enough despite the government's promises to make the city a bicycle friendly one and now with one of the major sponsors ending its involvement in the program its success is being questioned for them artes modern andrews reports. there are now over five hundred bike sharing programs around the world double the number from just
a few years ago london's bike scheme set up by the previous mac and livingston is now the second largest cycle hire system in europe it remains an affordable and enjoy the way to travel around the city so far so good but what's the future for cyclists in the british capital arrange a voyage being put in place which allowed cyclists to go. around the city on quieter less populous roads there's a cycle superhighways there's already several of those in the city and another five i think for next couple of years but to the math adds up the project is draining enormous funds and barclays will end its association next year the bank pays just a sixth of the cost of keeping the bicycles on the road and transport for london said it was left with a bill of over eleven million pounds last year that leaves the u.k. taxpayer remaining one thousand three hundred and eighty eight pounds per bike
cycling safety is also a major concern after a number of deaths a major accidents are london's roads safe enough campaign is have said that local authorities need to do more to protect people on bikes the mare of london has promised segregated cycle tracks and you traffic free public spaces put almost a billion pounds into pro bike reforms this includes redesigning london's roads transforming badly designed junctions and banning lorries that lack up to date safety features. however as the scheme expands companies say that more should be done but when it came in we said to the mayor you need a good network of routes easy routes that people can get to where they want to go and easy to easy to follow with good directions and they haven't done that they're still talking about doing that the push bikes have become i think part of traveling
around london and the numbers of uses both new and regular continues to grow but despite the dangers it does seem to be putting london as all tourists off myself included. with rocket expansion it's obvious that the bara spikes here in london are a great success rolling the idea routes around cities in the u.k. and around the world as a healthy eco friendly form of transport the benefits are clear but the public safety traffic issues and road infrastructure must stay the mezz main priority of the scheme martin drew a lot of them. i'll be back with more news in thirty minutes time don't go away. it was recently revealed that under the guise of an hiv prevention workshop and as
tourists you know latin americans were sent to cuba by the u.s. government to overthrow that government yes the u.s. agency for international development organized for these young people to go to cuba to recruit and set up new political activists however the infiltrators were not very good at their jobs and the cuban authorities were able to these well funded travelers in their country. first time that the u.s. government has tried to meddle in cuba in two thousand and nine u.s.a.t. tried to set up a twitter like program to organize people in cuba and we can't forget about the ill fated cuban television airplane that was supposed to bombard the island with western media that was totally blocked by the government during the cold war i could see the justification to dominate cuba if the us didn't have influence in a country that automatically the soviets did but now what is just why does the us need to infiltrate cuba and by what right do you want doesn't have nukes put in america and they have limited industrial capacity they can't do anything to anyone
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