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flight at the sky over the kremlin is the russian capital welcomes in the new year . celebrations in iran overshadowed by the country's largest wave of unrest since two thousand and nine president rouhani urges protesters to stay peaceful. also in the headlines on r.t. austria's new chancellor calls for a raise think of easier refrigerate refugee policy saying quote it is all not helping solve the crisis. very well malcolm and i happy new year you're watching r.t. international with me. where the champagne corks have been popping in the russian
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capital where the new year is now old one you all hoot you can see behind me the fireworks going off over us and basil's cathedral and the kremlin in the heart of moscow jacqueline vega has been following all the action on but. i'm here in the heart of moscow right outside of red square and thousands of people have gathered here tonight to ring in the new year and see the fireworks display and it was amazing and of course not just here in the center of the city where people are gathering and celebrating those points all around that are having the fireworks displays never think because here and russia new year's is the biggest celebration of the year families get together and have a huge feast exchanged presents and see in the new year together i got to tell you this is the first time i've seen new year's in the center of moscow and i have no regrets happy new year's everyone. well people in the middle east and asia have also been treated to some spectacular fireworks display and take a look. liz.
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thank you. thank you thank you. thank you. i. live by two thousand and seventeen so plenty of new faces step into the political arena round the well with and they give them plenty of opportunities to get up close and personal with the old guard it's all about things didn't always go so smoothly. live.
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it was a complete i got two zero zero zero zero zero zero. zero zero. zero zero. zero zero zero china and this was a. few months.
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elizabeth thank you thank you well meanwhile for kids here in moscow there are better things to do than follow global politics now do what you do are some youngsters what they think of world leaders by dubai do related. by the idea. that you're going to say here. look at me look at me. thank you i'm going to also be. your clock you know ready we haven't got any questions. if you're not right yet i'm going to show you a picture of k. you were doing. ok i'm showing you a picture. of do you know who she is she looks like trump what do you think she does for
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a living off the next one here's our. only. one who are. going to be some kind of a former. acting or a comedian. i think you experience these eight right days really. it is achingly jones of the it is a. critic yeah. who do you think it is. what do you think she does for a living. through again being and listening to music one pad. for pennies if you think she's listening. all lying. and. banging and leaving to morrow would go see when i'm on the mainland. and you miss me when i'm.
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on my lady internet leader and i don't handle. maybe if he's given. dinosaurs what you think they're doing here. nor for ducks. i know that i have to put very stern expression when to be unfortunate. not to me. that's right is a really good years and. i can't do it for the hundred of. them. were you when i am. now figuring out what politicians are saying is not always an easy task especially with the sound off so we asked people in the streets to try and get. but.
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i'm startup man i wrestle bad and you better let me be less really aggressive this guy though years big joke oh yeah very night. sleep sleep sleep they're talking about them they don't talk about the street the takeover of the world if you've got a cold yes i think i do have a cold and could even hear out of this if it's hopeless. i think you should think. twice at night time we didn't really know but you don't know just a little bit mommy's told. me that would do. to her because she would not listen to me i have had the same problem she does not listen to try and say something between you two important leaders so tell the future you are together with you in the middle. of. the job well done nothing between the two of the willing
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to. help well yeah i want to know i when i went on my lines couple of times i get good you sure you know what to say don't get nervous ok i know you have stage fright ok. but i just just know ok i know i know you. are on his country i love coffee. i am speaking of disagreements and arguments it has been a tough year for many countries video agency raptly has picked out some of the darker and lighter moments of twenty seven tng. live. i'm. five.
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he is a liberation in iran a being overshadowed by mass political unrest we've got that story and more still to come stay with us.
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a prison now i would just do it all my guess is you'll be video visitation they don't no one can see any more we don't have to serve them even more it's cost effective that's what they want to do that they don't give a damn if you do the chores or not they're actually paying us to put it back and look at the louisiana incarceration rate is twice as high as the us and reach what she could is behind such success. welcome back but it's been a troubled end to the year in iran the country's president has addressed the nation for the first time since protests erupted across the country has been run hard he said people are free to express their views but must avoid damaging the nation's
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security he also hit back at president trunk for accusing iran of supporting terrorists now solved it the latest provocative tweets from the u.s. leader be brought to us in iran the people are finally getting why is this to how their money and wealth is being stolen and squandered on terrorism looks like they will not take it any longer the u.s. is watching very closely for human rights violations. iran is seeing its worst unrest since two thousand and nine and it started as a protest over soaring prices and unemployment and spiraled into brutal clashes two protesters were killed in dorrit in the west of the country on sunday but the circumstances of the deaths are unclear officials say security forces have not used lethal force on demonstrators and the local governor has accused foreign powers of stirring up trouble that. we have found evidence of enemies of the revolution tech fieri groups and foreign agents in this clash take syria is
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a term for sunni militants especially islamic states in this situation violent clashes broke out in the illegal demonstration on saturday and unfortunately two people were killed no shots were fired by the police and security forces and the goals for this rally to finish peacefully. the u.s. state department says it's closely following the protest it also condemned any arrests and claims the protests are peaceful however the latest pictures coming out of iran seem to suggest otherwise and this video obtained by a video agency website you can see a police station being torched there hasn't been any information about whether anyone was hurt the u.s. state department also quoted these remarks made in june by secretary rex tillerson . our policy towards iran is to push back on the show germany contain their ability to develop obviously nuclear weapons and to work toward support of those elements
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inside of iran that would lead to a peaceful transition of that government those elements are there surely as we know what they are looking for is the legit to my eyes in the iranian politics the uranian stablish minhas well as iran's regional military build up and presence in syria in iraq and elsewhere in order to impose further sanctions on the country and also in order to villages them as the iranian policies on the international scene in favor of the united states they they are trying hard through their media outlets and through some social media outlets that they are you know running and funding to politicize the unrest so into iran people are now angry at the administration because president rouhani had promised them to strike a deal with the united states to resolve all their economic problems that was a wrong attitude he was already you know warned against giving such big hopes of
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the nation because everyone knew that the united states would not remain loyal to the deal and this happened unfortunately the united states defied all its undertakings under the nuclear deal and the president has failed in meeting you know his promises now people are angry to see that they are angry that he has invested all the country's power and future in the united states loyalty to the deal and they have come to realize that this is not going to happen. austria's new chancellor says the e.u. is my current relocation quietism not helping solve the refugee crisis so both in cuts believes the problem should be handled in the migrants home countries. migrants who set off for europe don't want to go to bulgaria are hungry they want to go to germany austria sweden they should be held in safe areas in their own continent the e.u. should support that perhaps even organize it and back it militarily there have been
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similar calls in the past from other european leaders last month french president emmanuel necron proposed military action to help end people trafficking in libya but. from the damascus center of strategic studies believes such an approach is deeply flawed. to send troops or european armies to these. very. safe zones i think it's not practical in person for all these armies will be involved in the internal affairs of this country and they are shooting from the law people will be may be new to flee they will lose a lot of. soldiers first so i think to be engaged in internal a verse of any county it would be reflected on their internal affairs and i think they should read very good the story of syria during seven years they should
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read the story of libya the story of yemen the story in africa. this is a good approach well these pictures show just how desperate some migrants are trying to cross the out from italy to reach france battling freezing temperatures and often in an adequate clothing trying to take a better life in europe european leaders are now increasingly looking towards a migrants home countries but. believes they are using the crisis to exert their influence on the region. you've been you know the feeling that they are. outside of the political settlement now example in syria they are outside in libya they started to go through against libya they became not. internal affairs of libya in yemen they say maybe in africa we cannot
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see that the you are all is very important so because of the are trying to. do with their role in the middle east. israeli court has extended the detention of a palestinian teenager and her mother after the girl was caught on video hitting two israeli soldiers sixteen year old i had to mimi confronted the two soldiers in front of her house in the west bank an hour after her cousin was hit by a rubber bullet a video of the incident went viral. then. the footage shows our heads along with one of her cousins kicking and shoving the i.d.f. soldiers mother can then be seen in the video in our heads cousin was also arrested but released after forty eight hours the trio were angry after another of our heads
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cousins a fourteen year old boy was hit in the face by an israeli about a bullet on his father has defended his daughter's actions to life as a freedom fighter what a fighter for the palestinian issue she believes that we must struggle directly for the time she needs to be in the fruit of the salt in the. in the clashes with me. this is what she believes in. for that we. saw her when she saw. that you became more the more you want to lead it to avoid the we requested comments from the israeli defense forces on the girls' case the idea of said she is being investigated for suspected assault of a soldier and also for throwing rocks former i.d.f. soldier henri weisberg gave us his views on the case. what happened last week and
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the video that's gone viral with her slapping and pushing two soldiers. is not part of a protest it went much more viral once they showed up. later on a few days later early in the morning and arrested her a sixteen year old girl for pushing somebody who was without any sort of authorization standing on her property image of a fearless young woman she's sixteen standing up to fully armed soldiers and the soldiers if you notice they come into these villages and i did when i served in the i.d.f. as well fully armed for battle the heavy military presence with in palestinian communities it's thirty years old the amount of force is overwhelming these soldiers are only partially trained for doing what are essentially police duties but you notice they are in full battle dress they don't look like police men i don't think that the i.d.f.
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sees itself as in a precarious position where tensions have escalated in the region since the fender the thick when donald trump announced he was he would recognize to receive them as israel's capital and response palestine is now recalling its envoy from washington the four week standoff between israelis and palestinians has left more than a dozen dead and two thousand injured. i. believe.
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this is the floor it's friday rage actually palestinians all over gaza strip east jerusalem and the west bank are demonstrating and protesting against donald trump's declaration days right behind me is throwing tear gas canisters on the protestors as since the morning since that announcement was made.
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well you can smell the tear gas from here so those terms made that announcement fourteen palestinians have been killed and those figures according to the palestinian health ministry they also report that more than three thousand people have been injured it's escalating it's uprising but that is right the army has been at throwing tear gas canisters all the. yes tears are running away from the but for some fans. that being sued live that mean a c n i probably has one that landed very very very close to where he was standing so. the situation here like it has been for the last month. quite tense and we can safely smell tear gas if away does that mean. there were at least five ambulances that. floor our three injuries thank you for choosing r.t. international based new year's that's all from me but hey with the headlines at the
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top of the hour as my colleague soltani. los angeles the city of luxury and fame but also an alarming number of people living in the streets. the simple fact in l.a. is there's just not enough shelter even if people on the streets right now decided to come in there's nowhere to come in it's been a struggle. this man found his own response to the problem and constructed dozens of tiny homes for people in need of shelter when you have nothing in order to go. you know having something like this may as well be
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a castle but do the authorities accept such solution. the house on the side of the parking space is not a solution. someone wanted touring the site otherwise it will be a free for all and is there a better alternative to end the homelessness crisis. i played for many clubs over the years so i know the game inside guides. football isn't only about what happens on the pitch for the final school it's about the passion from the fans it's the age of the superman each kill the narrowness and spending shouldn't twenty million on one player. it's an experience like nothing else going to because i want to share what i think what i know about the beautiful guy my great so what chance with. the base
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