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people. mistreating so huge section of the population was being singled out and mistreated or even killed and yet human rights groups noted at the time that the plight of those very migrants was being all but ignored unlike today you see. they beat me with electric cable while my hands were cuffed behind my back and my feet were bound together africa suffered massively from slavery for about fourteen fifty eight fifty four hundred years between thirteen and eighteen million people who forcibly left the continent it was stolen from africa and now to see slavery again inside africa is absolutely disgusting and abhorrent and. the efforts by some of the european countries now to say they want to do something about it they have to recognize that they are part of the cause of the problem itself this would not be the kind of slave trade going on in libya
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today if gadhafi had not been assassinated and the country had not been thrown into chaos by regime change the human rights abuses staring the world operates today a stark resemblance to what was happening in libya six years ago when western leaders focus was hailing that off his demise and urging the country to pursue democracy but protests against slavery have also taken place in brussels where they descended into vandalism and looting. was a group of iran thirty protesters disrupted the event went on the rampage through the city's main shopping street they damaged property police cars twenty arrests have been made and witnesses reported seeing police helicopters. the american president has apparently agreed to stop supplying weapons to kurdish y
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p g fighters who are currently battling islamic state in syria turkey's foreign minister ses donald trump made the pledge in a phone call to his country's leader or to long. clearly stated that he had given clear instructions not to provide you with arms and that this nonsense should have ended long ago. but the white house was less forthcoming about the conversation it confirm the call took place but didn't mention the kurds it simply said trump informed to one upcoming adjustments to the military support being provided to america's partners on the ground in syria however whether those adjustments will affect washington support for the kurds was not made explicit the us has been sending various types of weapons to kurdish forces on supporting their military operations with strikes but it's been
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a major sticking point between the u.s. and turkey which considers some kurdish forces to be terrorists journalist kurdish affairs analyst he wildman believes we're seeing a repeat of what happened in iraq. coalition that the united states has put together the purpose of it was just to end i saw and the kurds proved to be a very good fighting force in this they have finished with them then now the compact are for to go there they this is this has been the situation in iraq three percent it was exactly the same there kurds were an effective force on the ground in the fight against i so when i saw disappeared they were dropped like hot potatoes the same situation in the air in this city in kurdistan will be repeated i believe. egypt is hunting for the militants behind what officials say was the country's deadliest ever terror attack at least three hundred five
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people including twenty seven children were killed on friday at a mosque in the north sinai region over one hundred others were injured as yet no group has claimed responsibility but authorities say the attackers were seen carrying on this little mix tape like it's believed between twenty five and thirty mosques gunmen were involved in what's said to have been a twenty minute tuc in response egyptian warplanes have been conducting strikes on suspected terrorists positions.
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apart from the scale of abject brutality of the assault many were also shocked by the choice of target it's said to be the first time worshippers have been attacked inside a mosque in egypt it's the country's cup the christians as well as security forces who usually brought the brunt of such violence but it does appear to follow a broader trend in the middle east the mosque where the attack took place was the birthplace of a revered sufi cleric it's frequented by the followers of sophism which is the inner mystic dying mention of islam they are considered to be heretics by islamic fundamentalists and are as a result often targeted by extremist groups. we talked to middle east analyst martin j. about the assault he thinks there will no be a concerted effort by the egyptian government to deal with extremism in the sinai region to prevent more attacks like we saw it's interesting and it's significant that mosques may well be no future trend in egypt or or in the in the sinai
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province i think this particular mosque in the sinai. which was known to be a supporter of assisi and susie's cc's crackdown on terrorism that probably put it in the firing line as an alternative strand of islam and i think that was another statement so a double whammy of four four eisel or i'm still feeling two groups and sign a will have to wait and see whether that program extends itself will see a much more intelligent a more focused campaign to deal with this terrorism of the root cause and also i think the injection government are working very closely with israel and they'll put a lot of pressure on hamas now to not have anything to do with this group there are still a few tunnels in operation in terms of transporting of arms and hamas will also be on the radar. to another story we're closely following u.s. regulators say their plans to revoke so-called net neutrality rules of widespread public backing the move could lead to a two tier internet where some sites pay to get their traffic prioritized over
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others but it seems that not all the public feedback was genuine. seeing this is pretty annoying and if net neutrality is rolled back in the us people will be seeing a lot more of it here's how it works at the moment internet providers have to treat all online traffic equally that means that they can't block or slow anything down but all thirty's will matter and they think the private sector will invest trillions of dollars into web services if their plan goes ahead they even asked the country what it thought of the move people to submit comments and twenty two million replied the majority in favor of repealing net neutrality problem is some users started to complain that they didn't write the comments then approved by the new york attorney general revealed some feedback to the f.c.c. plan was actually fake hundreds of thousands of americans were likely impersonated to drown out the views of real people and businesses this was
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a can to identity theft on a massive scale. but the scale might be even bigger than that one data scientist claims he's found at least one point three million fake pro repeal comments repetitive language looking as if it was generated by a computer program meanwhile the national tracking poll shows that the majority of americans actually support net neutrality as to who is definitely against it the telecom corporations who stands and huge profits by charging more for faster connections and by the way the current head of the f.c.c. used to work for the biggest telecom operators in the u.s. . well we've asked the federal communications commission to comment on the investigation into those allegations of fake comments on foreign meddling as yet no response if they do we'll tell you. twitching here is no experiment simulating a mission to the moon has just ended in russia half
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a dozen crewmembers spent just over two weeks isolated to a mock space craft project sirius was partly funded by. american space agency nasa . i.
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will this is the first stage of the experiments next year participants will spend around four months in simulated space then in twenty nine thousand a isolation will last for eight months the final stage is expected to last for a run to a year it's hoped the results will help pave the way for anyone to travel into space in the not too distant future. soon normal citizens will be able to spend time in space it's going to be something that not just astronauts and not just highly trained personnel can go to so it's a very important that we take normal citizens or normals scientists that don't have astronaut background we see how they're going to work on these environments there are a lot of qualities that people generally have that could be used very efficiently in space exploration so i think that it's a good thing to have these sorts of programs of space collaboration and exploration
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that do not require people to go through this kind of formal you know nasa or russian astronaut and cosmonaut training. eagar kaufman is from human research program he highlighted some of the benefits of cooperation with russia so nasa has a long standing. collaboration with the research arena biomedical research where russian space industry particularly with i.b.m. p. institute for biomedical problems in russia we have been doing that for years. we bring a great deal of experience both sides. a lot of experience and in this area both sides have been conducting this type of research studies as well as spaceflight studies op on. the international space station for many years so it was only
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natural for us to join forces and the latter to take basically leverage each other's abilities and it's only eleven makes sense to increase or efficiency in joining our forces and going further together. six islamist protesters are killed and nearly two hundred injured when riot police break up a demonstration over election rights in pakistan that story and more after the break. with more makers manufacture consent to public wealth. when the ruling classes project themselves. in the final
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merry go round me the one percent. we can all middle of the room sick. of the news. and the culture is good out of the big picture but it's it's a real business which we need to maintain we need to i would but it's no the fact of the prospects at the moment go forward with a draw the automotive g.p.s. track of the machines will have less and less people employed so the fact that we easily get the show business just shows how the rest of the world is getting rid of those. with the.
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minutes into the program welcome back american tech giants are being asked to help the country's immigration authorities it's reported they are planning to vet the social media accounts of people who want visas with more on what's proposed kill or block but. the information revolution and the boom of social media have put the world at our fingertips but they've also created some very convenient tools for the government so is the i.t. sector still what the users want us immigration and customs enforcement has asked tech companies microsoft included to help them screen the social media of people holding or applying for american visas in order to make that happen the government is asking them to develop special algorithms we have millions and millions and millions of people coming every year and subsequently to processing so we have to be smart about it and i'm sure there are tools out there that can help for microsoft this won't be the first experience they've had working with u.s.
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authorities last month microsoft released a program called as your government a cloud service of classified information customers with secret requirements can expect to gain access to technologies that scale including services such as cognitive capabilities artificial intelligence and predictive analytics amazon will also be helping to stock the government's tool box last week they released a cloud computing region that will be helping the cia and other intelligence agencies they double you asked secret region is a key component of the intel communities multi fabric cloud strategy and u.s. senator mitch mcconnell has blatantly stated that the i.t. sector should be working to serve us foreign policy goals and of course he mentioned the russians what we ought to do with regard to the russians is retaliate seriously retaliate against the russians and the. farms could be helpful and having those give us
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a way to to do that the tech sector is private it's supposed to only serve its users and its shareholders but recently more and more it's starting to look like silicon valley is a wing of the u.s. government caleb mop and r t new york we've got reaction to this including from u.s. journalist derek bruise now he say's that people should be aware of what can be done with thirty two. it's worth noting in understanding that when you search and you use google when you use social media tools like facebook and these other softwares and these other types of apps that they often are very forthcoming with your information they're willing to give your information over to the u.s. government without much of a fight some of them do put up a fight occasionally but for the most part they work with them very regularly and that's something you should take into consideration and perhaps pursue alternatives google is not the only search engine that exists there's better alternatives there's better alternatives to facebook there are better alternatives to all these different companies and at some point people should say if you want to support the
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u.s. government's surveillance and the u.s. government's push towards a police state that i'm not going to buy your product anymore i'm not going to use your product anymore it really will and could be problematic especially with the social media monitoring of immigrants and really the social media monitoring of all americans and in foreigners and people abroad it has implications beyond you know just whether or not the u.s. and these private industries are working together they're definitely working together whether it's for profit over something more nefarious we don't know at this point but i would say this is something more people should be paying attention to there's always been private industry working for governments that's kind of a standard practice but i do think that what we're seeing is this relationship between big business corporate america and the u.s. government it's getting further and further and mesh in till they're becoming just one single entity. moving to pakistan where the government has ordered the army be deployed to the country's capital islamabad after six people were
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reportedly killed in clashes there the violence erupted when police forcibly dispersed a group of islamist protesters the activists had been blocking the roads in the city for nearly three weeks. was. that it. was . was was. it was was the dawsons of police officers took part in the operation to disperse the demonstrators the hard line islamists were opposed to a legal gun where the muslim candidates to stand in elections they were also
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demanding that the current justice minister stepped on. the other mir putin signed a new legislation that will require some media outlets to register as foreign agents in russia it comes in response to similar moves against r.t. america in the us. with more. the russian law is similar to the american foreign agents registration act or faroe and requires the outlets to disclose the details about their activity and financial information and this is all in response to the united states him acting very low against america who was forced to register as a foreign agent in the united states just last week after months of pressure from washington now our channel was accused of serving as a tool off alleged russian influence during the twenty sixteen presidential race however no evidence of that has been provided arms of the new law in russia and the
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media outlets funded by foreign states operating here may be designated a foreign agent by the justice ministry and they will have to put a disclaimer on all of its publications including online that it comes indeed from a foreign agent say they refuse to do that their activity in russia will be stopped now earlier russia's ministry of justice warns us on that outlets the voice of america and radio liberty all for the possibility of them having to register as foreign agents here in russia. no you may think you've come across some interesting military innovations in your time but at the soviet bottle moose it certainly got the media in finland all fired up although some basic fact checking might have saved them the worry. thanks.
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thanks thanks. thanks. well the initial article was published in the russian magazine popular comics this is the man behind us. but i think of the photos used in this article a partially real the photo of the moose was taken by
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a friend of mine that's a moose farm one of the red army soldiers is me i'm standing with my but it was the camera on the right having taken this photo we later combined it with a photo of the movies a museum has been opened in fill in this year which is dedicated to the winter war and there is a hole there featuring the combat movie i was really taken aback because there is a line at the end of our article saying this is a joke and the story was disseminated on the internet with no mention of this this is not even about fake news this is just an april fools day joke he's got to watch those stories and april the first that's the news for now i'll sing with more real news and often our side here in our to international.
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i. was i. was. in. the. news. they call me a useful idiot i mean you called me a useful idiot a useful idiot useful expressing my opinions on the first two sins of us doing it behind his record is the same strategy we attack persons instead of talking about
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what's next you'll ban me from getting this close to the white house i'm with a group code pink why not ban the color pink one hour stretch i should be sent to the town because i want to try to break me on the wheel but out with a long time of this sort of nonsense you don't scare me and i'll continue to voice my opinion i'll continue to speak out in good company i'm in good company you're going to be you want to do this because real friends think. well come to a going underground u.k. budget special or outside the home of the british chancellor of the exchequer in a minority conservative government coming up on the show jeremy corbyn shadow
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chancellor of the exchequer john mcdonnell slams the british government for cruelty charging the most vulnerable while david gold the man responsible for running out the new universal credit welfare system has a different view while former u.k. tory vice chairman nigel evans witnessed a twenty five years of british budget speech on juries of me in the u.k. parliamentary finance committee stephen mcpartland the friends new british growth figures that critics accuse of being amongst the worst of the g seven as the shadow chief secretary to the treasury down. the budget will do to stem the tide of britain's rising numbers of homelessness and. all this and more coming up on today's going underground before we go outside parliament for questions addressed to u.k. prime minister drazen may just minutes before the transfer delivered his controversial british budget a budget now accused of spurring on house price inflation because of the abolition of a tax for first time buyers let alone according to the neoliberal institute for fiscal
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studies to last decades without earnings growth for u.k. labor day the german call been won on so he wanted for drazen may concern just as specifically why bailed out bankers to enjoy free movement around the e.u. after brics it but not normal work because last week the brics it secretary said he would guarantee free movement for bankers postscripts it other any other groups to whom the prime minister believes freedom of movement should apply. don't just teach . scientists agricultural workers care workers. the u.k. pm said corbin copied his questions from the british liberal party something those on the radical left may well be worrying about given his m.p.'s don't seem very socialist i'm very interested in the right honorable gentleman has found that he.

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