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i. think. emergency services in the iraqi city of mosul continue the clean up operation pulling hundreds of bodies from the rubble of the devastated city. destruction in mosul city in ruins already show you've probably also heard about the thousands killed in the city and suffering what you would likely have and. the smell. coming up to fourteen civilians including children reportedly killed in saudi led coalition air strike in yemen that's a developing story today. an american newspaper claims the
country's right wing and even a neo nazis are getting inspiration from russia. i welcome on i was kevin zero in this is the latest news round up from moscow at one pm here now this friday and this breaking news to tell you about first though apart from those stories i just mentioned reports are coming in of a blast in the afghan capital kabul today during friday prayers it seems a number of gunmen have reportedly stormed a shia mosque the security forces are at the scene it seems they've cordoned off the area there's no immediate word of casualties but looks like trouble coming through from place we'll bring you more on as we get it in the coming minutes maybe as more info comes out. elsewhere months under
a barrel bombs the iraqi city of mosul has been almost leveled the u.s. led operation to liberate that city from isis been declared a success but the human cost is almost inconceivable it was once home to around two million people more of a senior correspondent in mosul to witness the aftermath a word of warning you may find some of the contents of this following report upsetting. kept this up for a needy ten months. u.s. led coalition in the rockies. but you can still smell the ash this probably won't shock you the destruction in mosul a city in ruins it's already been shown you've probably also heard about the thousands killed the civilian suffering what you will likely haven't heard of is
the smell it's noisy eating repulsive and it's everywhere the sort of smell that makes us in stink these sick the smell of rotting bodies. the sickly permeates near the entirety of the old city under the rubble hundreds and hundreds of corpses jihad ists as well as civilians families this is what rescuers have collected just this morning three suspected isis fighters two women and two children this is again just the first few hours of this warning from buildings right around us and they're still not done. most of them are women and children they called this a victory you'd never think the smell of victory would make you rich.
thank you for. the next five. i was. covering it off the market even a collection of what was. it described the book this is what they do day long day right out i don't want to see it was not the time. it's hard work in more ways than one there are booby traps unexploded jet baldness rockets shells and munitions and the bodies decomposing in the sweltering heat. there was no precision here these was carpet bombing annihilation hundreds buried under rubble hundreds blocks in basements starving choking to death it will take months to dig up all the bodies months more of trauma. what i see here makes me cry you can bring
anyone here and they will break down in tears because we are all human beings. there are some things you couldn't sail in camera like the fact that he and many rescuers have trouble sleeping after all the scene and no wonder it is to rule a city of corpses. from mosul iraq. that battle said to be the largest urban conflict since the second world war displaced eight hundred thousand people they now have got no home to return to meantime humanitarian organizations are warning of another looming catastrophe this time in the nearby city of tal afar the u.s. backed operation there is being compared with the mosul campaign both cities there were kill is still strongholds besieged by us but forces just like mosul thousands
of civilians are trapped in teller far under a barrage of bombs while those trying to flee have been caught in the crossfire and once the remains of got no access to food and other basic supplies. it took centuries and centuries to build it in what one of the sort of so-called not so smart bombs we destroy in few seconds i don't think it would be the ability for as it was a means of people's memory people's culture or people's livelihood. i
don't think actually the american led coalition and the iraqi government have any excuse. if we see for a bit the devastation that. before lynn. would repeat itself until after that would be really crime that would be criminal. saudi led coalition air strike come again many capital sanaa was reportedly hit civilians medics at least fourteen people including children were killed in the bombing there we should warn you the pictures coming up here are disturbing.
these latest strikes come as the u.s. launches a probe into another saudi led bombing raid a strike on a hotel near the capital earlier this week killed at least forty one including women and children the saudi led coalition has been repeatedly accused of killing civilians in yemen although riyadh denies those claims. artie's paid a visit yemeni boy age twelve who's almost already had two dozen operations after falling victim to armed clashes in his country a warning again you may find some of the pictures come appear upsetting.
us media is busy trying to find out who is inspiring these days the divided sides in american society when you want to play the washington post suggests that the far right is being guarded by russian influence. in finding out russia is used to being blamed for all things sinister in this world if it's not hacking someone that it's being labeled authoritarian or just flat out criminals hugh have stooped to suggest russia backs nazis until now the washington post claiming the nation that lost more than twenty seven million people fighting fascist germany with every family losing loved ones is a source of inspiration for america's neo nazis now you'd hope such offensive claims would be backed up by undeniable facts but sadly you'd be wrong the article kicks off with a couple of flashy quotes one from a former k.k.k.
imperial wizard who calls moscow a key to white survival and then a white supremacist richard spencer for whom the kremlin stands as the most powerful white power in the world which yes sounds bad but these men will use anything to promote their agenda so how is that russia's fault when white nationalists claim inspiration in america's founding fathers as they do does that suddenly make george washington i'm not a sympathizer and what about souter after all he's white and powerful too and we're spencer they found a way to drag our tea into it as well. geo political. outposts so just see and sputnik and while spencer yes did appear on our t.v. the post gives the fact that after his hail trump salute he became persona non grata here and was never invited. again unlike the us media. and that's not all wait until you hear what other nazi crimes russia has committed in twenty fifteen some petersburg hosted one of the most outspoken gatherings of
idealogues europe has seen in years now it seems a shame to ruin the papers theories but the event was not state sponsored it was organized by one party not even the russian parliament with white nationalist gathering in charlottesville just a few weeks ago does that suddenly make the state of virginia a safe haven for nazis no war but sure one right wing form in the country obviously mean russian evil knows no bounds and after all no one else's house at such an event. we love. our motivation comes from the heart. say an american black walked into this room that person really more to all of us than any of us is to each other well we're in the dark now so let's keep digging what else you got washington post kremlin mouthpieces of infuse yes tickly promoted the views of american neo nazis and white nationalists what is that even based on what listen
to the actual words spoken by the russian president on the issue of those who say russia is for white russians only are either bad people or just outright morons or provocateurs plain and simple because russia is a multinational state sounds like a nazi leader to you and i save the best for last the article even ties in the recent tragic events in charlottesville none of this is to say that the coma insurance bill is directly attributable to moscow we have not yet learned of evidence the mystic terrorist is supposed to prove true kremlin views so why stop there if actual proof is unnecessary you also don't have evidence that he likes to watch this in the cartoons but he probably does and most of the heroes are white but really who needs proof when it comes to blindly attacking russia these days. r.t. washington d.c. other media outlets go even further suggesting that russian intelligence is using hate groups to escalate the situation inside the us however despite all the
conclusions the article then goes on to admit that there is no evidence that russia is supporting american extreme right groups media around this lionel shared his thoughts about. russia is the hotbed of or the preferred country of neo nazis it's absurd first neo nazis are looking to russia neo nazis did they ever hear about this thing called world war two they understand how historically that doesn't seem to make any sense if you ever meet a neo nazi all you have to do is ask. said nazi explaining not says to me and they can't answer it and the reason why many of them can't answer is that the nazis that we saw in charlottesville were basically actors that were handed a swag bag here you going to slice they got you get an iron cross and you were
given twenty bucks a bus fare in a box lunch and today you're a nazi americans number one do not understand who these people are. coming out quick tip of what's ahead the deepening social rift in the u.s. is all across the headlines but it seems those on the left and the right have more in common than you'd expect tell me about that in a few minutes. before this rights groups are accusing the u.k. of using aid to libya as a means of preventing refugees from leaving that war torn country now britain's been spending a large amount of time effort and money on a regarding this whole story just recently the foreign secretary and pledged millions of pounds to stem the flow of illegal migrants from libya to europe he's also voiced support for tougher border controls as well in fact speaking in tripoli he said the crisis poses a direct security threat he thinks to the united kingdom libya is the front line
for many challenges which left them chicks composed problems for us in the u.k. but equally illegal migration and the threat from terrorism it also means practical efforts to including the work we're doing to ensure that the libyan coast guard can secure their own borders reducing the number of illegal migrants hitting for europe on campaign manager believes the attempts to keep refugees in a war zone like this are actually a violation of their basic human rights. simply throwing money at the issue would not be enough what is required is a long sustained investment and the opportunity for people to be safe and protected both now and in the future what we've been really disappointed with is the fact that this just flies in the face of international conventions it is in the refugee convention which all the european countries have signed up to that people are allowed to seek asylum on their shores and they have really abandoned that that's an incredibly dangerous signal out to the rest of the world is the responsibility of these countries and wealthy countries all over the world to step up and actually
take in more refugees right now some of the poorest countries in the world a host of the most and yet somehow europe the richest country in the world the twenty eight countries step up and even given something similar to that. the influx of migrants to europe in blame two for the increase started terrorism on the continent so now you politicians have come up with a way to try to tackle that the president of the european parliament says he wants to establish a unified cross border intelligence service called a similar thing to america's f.b.i. within the block to fight against terror he emphasized that member states must cooperate much more now to talk to any marshawn who once worked for british intelligence she believes though this rhetoric is just another vanity project that will actually work. distrust between intelligence agencies they want to keep their sources close to their chest there are different approaches to how intelligence agencies work to power within each country about what precisely those intelligence
agencies can actually do equally within their own country so trying to close a common strand it i think is going to be incredibly difficult across the e.u. i mean we look at countries going from island right across to poland hungary exasperates of territory it's a vast spread of history and it's a vast spread of different legal systems i can't see how this can work it sounds like another fantasy project the international criminal gangs are very effective working across borders and we are not keeping up and it's absolutely useless for london or paris or anybody else to say we can deal with this on our own they can't we've actually got to have a european force this is the next logical step and it should have been taken some years ago and the question would be who's going to be the boss who's going to run the f.b.i. for europe will it be a german or will it be a brit or will it be a frenchman or an italian will be huge argument about that what uniform will load where what language will they operate and got an awful lot of simple work to do to hammer out the differences we've got
a lot of catching up and swallow our nationalistic pride and be good federal europeans watching out internationals me kevin i mean this lunchtime here in moscow thanks be with us as mentioned just now us media reports on the left in the right wing movements might not always be what they see what i'm talking about will tell you ninety seconds away. if.
most people think in this business you need to be the first one on top of the story or the person with the loudest voice of the biggest. truth to stand out of business you just need the right questions and demand the right answer. the. question. i guess so the un committee is warned that a deep racial conflict is brewing in the united states and follows those clashes in charlottesville and the widespread protests that followed but while reporting on the social rift between the left and the right the mainstream media in america might be guilty of a bit of a generation just may be as well as his column opens been finding out every day you
can hear from politicians and mainstream media but the usa is now a battlefield between the left and the right unusual intense polarization among the population and in the political arena. oh dear you quote from supporters racists have to stand up here in texas and nazis shows that you are racists on the ground with already what about the all to left do they have any semblance of guilt the emerging racist ideology known as the all to write hysteria and the absurdity of some of the claims on the left when you look at how both camps look at most major political themes you'll see that there's not much of a division there. my
position and i think it coincides with the basic broad. left position real really left position in the united states is that all u.s. intervention abroad is wrong. we should focus on our home front. there's clearly an agenda by the military industrial complex which is operating soley for profit with a giant profit motive to in my opinion destabilize this part of the world when it comes to ties between big business and us politics both sides find it just as troubling. people who have suggested that politicians should walk around like nascar drivers and have all their sponsors pasted on their suits is a great one because if they did that they'd just be multi-colored people with all
the emblems of these corporations that bought them most of the members of congress are millionaires and they didn't millionaires when they were elected which tells you a lot money talks in america and frankly we need to strip money i think out of the political system completely and allow the average person to run and give them an equal chance the so-called left and right both have a distaste for the international monetary fund the world bank and treaties which have hurt the u.s. economy. but what about mainstream voices this tepee piece says the gold standard in trade agreements to open free transparent fair trade t p p that's twelve pacific nations that's forty percent of the world's g.d.p. so we need to get in and write the standards so that we are writing the rule book
for the global economy for the twenty first century looks like the real gap these days isn't really between the left in the right but between a stablish with voices and mainstream media and those who challenge their narrative there's been leftist commentary that's come out from. organizations like the huffington post were suggesting well you know rome used to remove statues leader would die and they desecrate the statues remove them build new ones remove them build new ones remove them build new ones we'll guess one room collapsed it's a totally corrupted system at this point. and it's because we have this first amendment that the supreme courts have said means that rich people can spend as much money as they want to buy the elections and that's exactly what they're doing. new in the european federation of journalists is condemned authorities in the stonier country has refused to grant visas to three russian correspondents who were supposed to cover a summited tallinn let's cross live to our correspondent daniel hawkins for more
down what's going on here there what's the background to this. all kevin this is the latest the route to rock the world of journalism it all stems from a refusal of accreditation as you said september will see a meeting of the heads of the foreign ministers of the twenty eight the e.u. member states in tallinn that's the capital of a stoner now three journalists from the russian news agency. applied for accreditation and they were rejected without any explanation that is the allegation being made the body that rejected them was the estonian presidency of the council of the european union now this has already resulted in condemnation from a record of good yet as he's the general secretary of the european federation of journalists he came down quite strongly on what he described as an attack on freedom of the press take a listen. this is clearly a serious violation of media freedom european and international federations of journalists decided to publish an alert concerning this case on the european
council of website that is dedicated to journalists protection in fact this means that the secretary general of the european council who demand kloof creation from a store named government now the head of the riskiest of any news agency margarita simonyan has thank you tia as for standing up for the journalist this is actually the first time that members of that news agency have faced such problems within the e.u. covering news there but it's not the first time that journalists that members of the press from russia have come across detail just a bit of background examples for you on the twelfth of april twenty seventh teen a cameraman from the russian child ren t.v. a news channel was barred from. a stone just a year earlier that i did twenty sixteen a case in lithuania where a whole film group from the channel was also. expelled from the country before they could finish that task and the year before that in the end of twenty fifteen
october twenty fifteen stone in authority is the tamed another whole filming group again the channel they get their and their visas so of course the general secretary of the european federation of journalists our school for an explanation from the why the accreditation was not allowed why these journalists were barred from entering it remains to be seen of course what official explanation they will come up with or i don thanks for that brings an update if you get it say in the coming hours but now i want to bring in up next on that breaking news mentioned just now the ports coming in of a blast in the last in the afghan capital kabul friday prayers. a number of government have reportedly stormed a shia muslim mosque there we're hearing seems a woman's reportedly been taken hostage in that standoff is appears to be ongoing security forces are at the scene of cordoned off the area there's no immediate word on casualties but it does look like there is a hostage situation there we'll keep across that along with the rest the news you
steve benen the nearly a week since he's returned to the helm of news pledging war against the president's enemies will get an update from abroad on this edition of. larry king on aug eighteenth the controversial steve benen left his position as white house chief strategist for president. he said he resigned others say he was forced out by chief of staff general john kelly hours after leaving the president's team is to bannon announce that he was returning to the helm of brockport news as his executive chairman and promised war against the president's opponents so after nearly a week.