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but there. are. two young girls reportedly the people reportedly taken to islamic state controlled territory by their parents are recognized by their grandparents back to russia after hours in films in a baghdad orphanage. those who wrote the. letter to her. rhetorical duel with north korea steps up with the president now warning leader kim jong il will be credit cost if he acts and wisely. afghan officials accuse u.s. forces of killing at least sixteen civilians in an airstrike but the pentagon
claims they were all extremist militants we hear from the victim's relatives. my father and my mother were both killed. my two brothers my mother and my sister were killed. thanks for tuning in and you're watching our team to national it's four in the afternoon here in moscow with you this hour is at least to. bring them home that's to call after r.t. started campaigning to find relatives of russian speaking children stranded in an iraqi orphanage these youngsters have reportedly been taken to the country by their parents who joins us on extinct. see.
this is the answer you. give the us. if it is there any word you please. state. your. after we showed our clip from the baghdad or financial we started to receive calls and e-mails from people who think they know the children our correspondent has traveled to the russian republic of dagestan after the grandparents of two sisters had. came forward. the two elderly grandparents both pensions as had never given up hope but it was difficult they heard nothing they knew nothing other than that
their grandkids were lost in a war zone but hope never dies just days ago she filmed fatima and had deja in a baghdad wolf a niche and their grandparents recognized them both of them in your. research. there was nothing. to me but. we filmed this in the very yard in which grew up next to her beloved swing set and her sister were taken to mosul by her parents two years ago grandfather says they fell on the isis way to religious propaganda he says in june his son and his wife were killed in a drone strike leaving the children all alone you know if you. could
be then i would be. busy i shouldn't have to take out that. movie j.p. . as it worked in a minute by now and i support it sieges grandfather who she used to call dhaka instead of die says that he's overjoyed he says that his life has meaning again but it's not over yet there are tough paperwork to file this bureaucracy and procedures to follow before the girls had fatima are allowed to return to their grandparents. but we're not there is really more. didn't marry doesn't end with. the murder of. the two sisters and several of the youngsters were identified off that we film them
baghdad all footage but they're the lucky ones according to officials as many as a thousand youngsters from dagestan alone were taken illegally by their parents to syria and to iraq the parents perished leaving the children all alone in a country that isn't their own. will continue to try and find more of these youngsters and the hope that more of them can be reunited with their families back here in russia there's another story which could possibly have a happy ending people claiming to be the relatives of another child to contact us saying they think they recognize a toddler in the video the boy was born in iraq and they have only seen him in photos sent to them by his mother. you know some company took another. look at. this if.
it's a. question of the kitchen could it. be yes. she would. be. even simpler you need to. keep. the c.p.t. see. if. you can use the e-mail address at the bottom of your screen if you have any more information about the strand of children that are to continue this campaign to reunite them with their families back in russia. donald trump has ratcheted up his rhetoric against the leader of north korea after the regime's latest threat of a missile strike the u.s. president sent a warning to came john he also stressed his support for the u.s. asian territory in
a phone call with the governor. he utters water threat or if he does anything with respect to qualcomm or any place else that sort of american territory or an american ally he will truly regret it and he will regret it test. what we are. trying to tweet at the u.s. army as a locked and loaded against the secretive east asian state if the latest in a long line of rhetoric from the american leader. north korea this not make it were threats to the united states. they will be met with fire and fury. like the world has never see the people that would push the that statement was it too tough maybe it wasn't tough enough so that if there is a state that has nothing to do with their that's a state. while it's still
a war of words for now western media report the pentagon has plans for a preemptive strike on north korea's nuclear facilities but that's raising fears across the border in seoul as now explains. so what if mr trump goes forward and all these roughly two dozen north korean missile launch sites testing grounds and other facilities go boom there is no way kim jong il take revenge what are they going to aim at. the north korea shover to you and dignity army will launch the merciless old trip decision strikes from the ground. under water so they'd better stop being reckless and even without the stuff trump wants to wipe out they got quite the arsenal toy unleashed hell over the thirty eighth parallel for decades north korea has been prepping artillery for that very moment and now what they've got loaded and ready to fire are twelve thousand pieces of two barks hillary and twenty three hundred units of multiple launch rocket artillery.
the direction southward is clear where precisely will kim point across here here are two words for you to learn counterforce and how to value targeting south korean and possibly even u.s. military facilities near the demilitarized zone versus an attack to destroy economically critical infrastructure and to cause immense civilian casualties i mean it when i see immense look at the range of north korean artillery beyond the border millions of people live there more than half of south korea's population so with roughly ten million residents and with almost three million and sue one over one million all these cities are in that zone and some estimates say that
forty eight hours of. rage may kill one hundred thousand in and around seoul alone but what kind of specific north korean threat have we been mostly hearing about from the folks on t.v. the dramatic escalation in tensions with north korea overnight the regime divides defy president trump with a new threat against the u.s. territory of guam a chilling new warning comes as the rogue nation threatens to strike guam home to thousands of u.s. service members this is a regime that's trying to not only establish its power but demonstrate its power everyone splaying the talent kim's missile range game though even if it is capable of reaching the u.s. and in the pacific how realistic is the threat of a successful launch a launch that would dog america's. worst. the. if
you are us citizen on the coast of no doubt you're still pretty stressed but hey say that to south koreans from somewhere near seoul they'll be the first to get zapped mr trump pulls the trigger going underground how is after a ton see this crisis to us north korea escalations with award winning journalist and filmmaker john pilger the full interview will be aired here throughout the day but here's a short clip of it. trump is a bit of a wimp compared with obama a bomber in the. having put american to seven wars including the longest war in its in its history having increased the development of nuclear. warheads more than any president since the cold war obama's record was on the soup a whole trampas has a long way to catch up with he's pretty to say it so that's why we really should
stop simply looking at trump the man but trump as a kind of symptom almost a cartoon version of a system a system. that is produced people that have almost brought us to the edge of nuclear war. the escalation on the korean peninsula is sparking serious fears of conflict how why it has become the first u.s. state to start preparing for potential nuclear attacks it's your graphical location means it's first in the target and. i.c.b.m. intercontinental ballistic missile launched from north korea would take about twenty minutes to make it practical about five minutes into that time the u.s. military would be able to tell us that a missile has been launched and has the potential of hitting a word that gives us fifteen minutes to get the word out for the public for the
public to take immediate action. emergency management services in the u.s. state of hawaii are now working on a cold war style attack warning system people have also been recommended to stock enough food to last two weeks and in fact all the talk of armageddon has business brains buzzing and it seems there is clearly cash to be made from a crisis here's our taste america. it's back the prospect of nuclear armageddon and with it a media with panic about how to survive the fallout people begin weighing their disaster plans a nuclear warhead that could land in hawaii in twenty minutes additional information on radiation from a potential nuclear blast this is an accidental tried to the united states google searches for how to survive a nuclear attack has gone through the roof within the past few days beating old classics like how to get rich and how to be happy no surprise then that nuclear holocaust survival guides are appearing all over the place garnering tens of thousands of views please get prepared while you still can a great stories coming on time is quickly running out. that.
means you're explosion. right now. the worst thing to. do in. order. to survive this is even. if you don't have to speak their house or remain standing you could always invest in a bunker many factors say business is booming we've seen it increases self especially in the last three days this tremendous for our very problem is specially after. so the. it is a very i. guess there is. well it's certain the about. latching on to a commercial trend and trying to make the best of it what better way to sell them brothers and to say constantly it's going to rain whether you have the knowledge of it or not the truth is if nuclear war was to happen most of the shelters that are
being sold at the local shops and online or about as valuable to the people who are buying them as a headache is to a man at his funeral who died of a gunshot wound to the head of the truth is that a responsible power russia has said that north korea's missiles cannot even reach the united states these an intermediate range missiles they are not i.c.b.m.'s both the washington and pyongyang have said washington and pyongyang both have a vested interest in saying these are i.c.b.m.'s apparently so do the people in the united states selling these bomb shelters the truth is that the people in the region of north korea would suffer the most in the kit in the event of a nuclear attack the people of the united states certainly in the immediate term would be saved the us tonight claims its airstrikes in afghanistan have led to see for the deaths one that after a short break. with
this manufactured incentive to the public will. when the right wing closest to protect themselves. with the flaming. lips. we can all middle of the room see. this transition to batteries and the still energy paradigm is really remarkable is happening quite rapidly and it's totally facilitated by this network economics that's transforming the global economy and central banks are fading and currency is fading electricity and batteries are battery technologies and the ascent so it's
really huge cock defining transition to a new a new world and china is positioning themselves very well. welcome back at least sixteen civilians have been killed in an alleged u.s. air strike in eastern afghanistan according to local officials the u.s. military's at mit is conducting a bombing raid in the negev province on thursday evening but claims only militants were killed afghan officials however dispute this we heard from an eyewitness of the strike and victims' relatives. my father and my mother were both killed. eleven people were being transported in a vehicle three women five children two men were killed and one of the women was wounded her legs were blown off the bombing was carried out by warplanes i saw the place where the airstrike hit. my two brothers my mother and my sister were killed
. the latest claims about civilian deaths come amid a talk of a change of u.s. tactics in afghanistan here's kayla ballplayer. according to the afghan government these civilians were killed in eastern afghanistan the u.s. government says that that is not accurate it says that only militants were killed we reached out specifically to the pentagon to get a clarification and for more information about the situation we did not receive an answer now this comes as donald trump is talking about reworking u.s. strategy in afghanistan we just heard him speak on it and he says his intention is to make it quote a whole lot less messy it's a very big decision for the took over a mess and we're going to. make it a lot less messy but that has been a place seventeen years old there's horrors i read in one of your code and frankly . it's going to be a decision that's for the diversion of now at this point roughly eight thousand
four hundred u.s. troops are in afghanistan they're joined by roughly five thousand nato forces that are there alongside them from various nato countries the united states has been in afghanistan for over sixteen years there's been a series of incidents in which civilians have been killed and increasingly in u.s. airstrikes we've also seen afghan security forces being killed much controversy surrounding u.s. activities in the country but as the u.s. intervention in the country continues there have been calls from the military for an expansion of the u.s. military presence in afghanistan now one proposal is being put forward on afghanistan and it's coming from erik prince now erik prince is the founder of a private security firm a military contractor formerly known as blackwater this quite controversial he's proposing that the usa privatized its war in afghanistan there would be contracted people professionals former special special operations veterans that have experience in that theater to go do that work would it be profiting from the war.
well we're not there no but in even the again that solves that solution that's that's capitalism that's that's what it's about now the expanded use of. terry contractors in afghanistan and other parts of the world raises questions of accountability when such forces violate international law or engage in activities that are questionable but this is just one of the many questions that are raging as the sixteen year intervention by the united states in afghanistan continues. now quick look at some other stories making headlines around the world at least two people have been killed by kenyan police after riots broke out in the wake of presidential elections. oh. opposition activists brenda that we election of
president who are kenyatta usher rage can you add to insists the vote was free and fair however protesters took to the streets and angry demonstrations they lit fires and gunshots were heard business premises were also attacked there are fears of a repeat of a massive post-election violence ten years ago where more than a thousand kenyan side and half a million were displaced. and over in egypt health officials say the death toll from friday's train collision near the coastal city of alexandria has risen to forty two one hundred seventy others were injured in the incident rescue teams are continuing to look for more victims the tragedy happened when a passenger train traveling from cairo crashed into the back of another train at a station one of the engine cars was derailed along with two carriages which pout up on top of one another according to a witness the country's transport minister says human error is the suspected calls . a german and he litter and this should have designed to appeal to all in the
community is facing a backlash for using turkish names such as mit and on members of the turkish community in the city of duesberg where the campaign is taking place complain they're being singled out. i think it's a great campaign it will be nice to find your own name and it supports people to predict garbage in garbage cans and not leave it on the street. is good to really do it this way especially to be asked to encourage people and clean up after themselves and not to still eat on the streets on the grounds.
but a local politician and member of the turkish community defended the nation if saying it's not against turks he added he also didn't believe it was an act of exclusion or this. we also spoke to a member of the alternative for germany party who told us a lack of integration could be to blame for the backlash. this whole issue is just a symptom of failed integration if you feel that you are sidelined that you will be racist discriminated against you easily take offense luckily the german disposal company who started this initiative brushed off all complaints and carried on with business as usual it was just a very very harmless compay nice should say these are things that apply to all the
people who live in that area it has nothing to do with racism as a tool that again if you want to be offended you will always find something to be offended. thanks for staying with that here on our team to national you can get all the details of the stories we're covering today on our website r.t. dot com and all of our social media pages well i mean back in about half an hour's time with more news of the day. you can be. willing to bend on. the money that it doesn't. work.
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i'm afshin rattansi we're going underground in this season finale eighty one years to the day international brigade volunteers began arriving in spain to fight british back fascism coming up in the show with barack obama's injuries amaze defacto i think rebels in syria all but defeated what next but nato nations stabilisation around the world we talked allegedly reporter and filmmaker. john pilger about silence noise and distortion and the matrix is lambada wilson tells us about the odyssey's of jacques cousteau to educate human kind about the death of the world all the civil war coming up in today's going on the ground but first when we began this season theresa may and our government are still banging on about using british taxpayer money to overthrow the only secular government in the middle east but as we have high someone your liberal austerity policies have destroyed and majority and donald trump has cancelled cia funding for isis linked rebels
meanwhile nato nation mainstream media appears to have found new rebels to support this time when the nation with the world's largest known resources or fossil fuel bolivarian revolution revenge as well a former mayor of london ken livingstone to negotiate a deal with former foreign minister now president of venezuela naked duro to provide cheap venezuelan fuel for london's buses said mistakes were made on the chavez let alone the fact that killing some u.s. backed all agog could have prevented the current crisis that as one of the most cited scholars on earth no i'm chumps he said when he shared the stage with the late to go chavez revolution it's not easy like to thank. you have us for the kind generous words your grace had led him to tell us to say i'm out and if he don't allow us the media. that i write about peace criticize the barriers. i'm going to pass he can i can write
a best human and i fast he was herders to create create a better world not to talk about. new moon to new train to fasten it have there is what you're citing about. at last visiting venezuela you can see how better world is being created to. speak to the person than that sharing a stage with the later go child as well joining me. now is that journalist and filmmaker john pilger his latest film is called the coming war on china john thanks for covering the battle go on before we get to the world in may and what did you make of jeremy cool been condemning violence on both sides in venezuela venezuela is getting the kind of attention. rightly and used because they are it's not tend to overthrow the government that's what this violence in the street is about and i think it would have mean.