dozens of people are trapped under the rubble of a hotel in china which is reportedly housing suspected run of virus patients in all the world health organization warns it is too early to hope for an end to the outbreak by summer. also this hour u.s. media gives billionaire michael bloomberg a kicking for squandering astronomic songs on his film to become the democrats' runner for the white house. and spanish students condemning plans to give parents the final say on whether children should take sex education classes we debate the so-called parental veto. proof throughout the world. good quality age appropriate relationships it's dictation does actually work to say that the state
must come in and muscle it into an area with which parent should be doing is treated well for thousands of years it's just simply it's not good. hello and welcome to the program this is our to international coming to you live from the russian capital bring you your life news update we start in china where a hotel has collapsed in the south east of the country with more than 40 people reportedly still trapped under the rubble emergency services working at the science say they've managed to rescue 34 people at the moment there's no information about any potential casualties according to local media we're told is being used as a quarantine site for suspected coronavirus patients it's still not clear at this point what led to the collapse. meanwhile the number of confirmed corona virus cases worldwide has now exceeded 100. is that the virus is not spreading
politicians either with the leader of italy's ruling democratic party testing positive and in iran the virus has claimed its 1st fatality among lawmakers or there were 20 more m.p.'s infected as well as the world health organization has warned it's still premature to predict when the outbreak will start to decline. we do not know yet. but the activity or the behavior of this when i was will be in different climatic conditions and it's a false hope to say yes it will just disappear in the summertime like influenza virus we hope it goes i would i would be a godsend but we can't make that assumption. and over the past 24 hours 4 more cases have been confirmed in russia bringing the total number in the country to 14 all 4 of the newly identified individuals have recently visited italy authorities say they've traced all those who had contact with them and are putting them under medical supervision many more around russia who have visited friar's hotspots have been put into quarantine as well r.t.
russia has this report on how the country is handling the situation. the man who was russia's 1st patient came off a flight from milan we now know that the virus is in russia and an epidemic may have started the effects of which are difficult to predict at the view the 13 here is a very interesting virus it falls the cells into thinking that it contains something beneficial and the cells accept it. if you feel unwell i was difficult to breathe should you go to a hospital you know you need to go all 3 or one or 3 medics will come in assess the situation if they find out that the patient has a serious risk or infection and has been in risk areas then the bishop will be taken into quarantine. i went to competition in italy where there was no app demick at the time a few days after i arrived back home to russia i started to feel well now in a new municipal hospital in moscow while originally started from the us initial
infection we are from the. province here the minute the specific moment when i understood that the situation was serious it took one or 2 days on the 22nd of december i was out with friends the next day i wanted to go to the city center of my friend told me limit true had been closed but those 8 year i tried entering the metro but it was shot everything was closed to me in the 144 people were evacuated to 2 men from on their arrival they rule examined by specialists. how is it that so many people. you spend so much time at the center of an epidemic of not being infected 144 people were evacuated and not one of them is infected why . the probability of infection from this new coronavirus was high but restrictive measures have been taken firstly limited movement around the city secondly wearing masks can frequently be washing hands. the main recommendations for avoiding
infection 1st of all good care of the nose and throat this means rinsing and don't be lazy rinse until you feel your airways are clear. after billionaires michael bloomberg and tom star quit the u.s. presidential race critics have suggested their focus on spending money rather than discussing their policies may have played a part artie's interest on earth explains russians are at it again and of plotting to purchase another 4 years of presidency for trump or at least this is the reality star is living in donald everyone knows that in 2016 russia bought the election for you we're not going to let the happen again i'm all in to defeat you in 2020 if you don't know who tom style is or what so great about him don't worry many americans don't know either he is a field runner for the democratic nomination and just spend it on his own campaign
star as a bid to topple donald trump is backed by his fellow loser mike bloomberg who spent even more trying to buy his way into the hearts of voters the sum is so offensively large in fact it even had emerson b.c. confused somebody tweeted recently that actually with the money he spent on every american dollar at that incredible way of putting it it's true it's just irving well it's a lot less disturbing if you get the math right quick arithmetic lesson guys 500000000. and divided by $327000000.00 is roughly $1.00 while dollars not 1000000 this aside though stuff and bloomberg combined spent more than the $750000000.00 on their campaigns before super tuesday that's more than all other democratic
candidates combined and as much as the hillary clinton campaign officially cost back in 2016 including primaries and the had to had with trump yet all these guys zillions failed to secure even one delegate for a stamp while bloomberg got $61.00 and in case anyone from m.s.n. b.c. he is watching it's math time again and that's more than $8000000.00 a delegate you clearly can't buy the election to be some rich guy but if you're completely out of touch with the american people if you are so arrogant to spend this amount of money it's not going to get you very far the democratic party which is already of billionaires and corporatists and and large banks and what have you joe biden being that a credit card bank in canada they like not like their their followers their voters
to notice because they try to present themselves as the party of the people obviously they're not but so they would probably like to keep that under wraps. and while joe biden is excited to have these wallets now the poor in money into his campaign it's difficult to say why according to the mother reports russia spent an unbelievable $100000.00 on online ads remember in tom stylez world there was enough to buy trump presidency his hundreds of millions of dollars didn't even get him if someone's policies just aren't worth a penny some invisible mysterious russians who spent a $100000.00 on facebook and it's only 16 which somehow got the president elected well now we've got mike bloomberg who spent half a $1000000000.00 on ads looking to really going to spend that money and he could have paid donald trump to leave office not i think the president would he could have bought american samoa. thousands of spanish students have rallied in
madrid against sex education plans by the right wing brock's party demonstrators chanted feminist slogans and carried banners denouncing the so-called parental veto on iraq says proposal parents would have to give permission for children to join school workshops perceived as ideological that would include classes on sex education gender and other issues like climate change so far only the region of mirka has introduced the plans it's been condemned by the national government but local authorities are refusing to repeal the move we will not do it because it says the government does not believe in what we believe in namely the freedom of fathers and mothers. a homophobic family does not have the right to make their children harmful because well parental authority cannot be confused with property. and in the u k l g b t education has sparked a furious backlash as well starting from september classes covering the issue will
become compulsory there and that has triggered protests among parents particularly from religious communities who put the issues up for debate. i think is absolutely right that parents do have a right to teach their own children according to their beliefs but the education system has a responsibility to give children a comprehensive education and to give them information to safeguard their health and welfare to say that the state must come in and muscle in an area which parents be doing extremely well for thousands of years is just simply it's not good for the primary responsibility in fact rest for the parents and parents do have the right to opt out of of sex education a majority of parents think it is the responsibility of the schools to do that they're happy and content for that and if you look around the world in every country where there. anti sex wars and low cost sex and leisure bridge occasion the levels of teenage pregnancies and abortions are much much
higher michael as long as he's close is a thoughtfully and they're not indoctrinating children what what's the problem here are the programs which encourage more knowledge and more explicit knowledge were completely and utterly counterproductive whereas those which encourage abstinence people waiting so that they you know they gauge and sexual activity when they're ready and mature those were the ones those were the programs which were seen to be the best for teenagers uganda a long time ago abandoned sex education and went for abstinence only to discourage young people having sex the end result was increased teenage pregnancies and rocketing levels. hiv pairing what happens in this country uganda is comparing apples and pears completely inappropriate comparison i would suggest ever since we have seen the introduction of sex education in this country as something which is compulsory since 573 unfortunately there has been a number to go to disaster which has happened in this country we have seen these
and teenagers and young people go out to see the potion grow up we've seen all social indicators of things that people have risen relation to sexual matters it is proven throughout the world that early good quality age appropriate relationships extrication does actually work what the educator the people who know what they're talking about and they've studied this going back for decades that really the. waiting and respecting yourself these are these are the programs which were the most healthy which lead to the best and most prosperous society and what ultimately what's the best interest of every child. still to come in the 2nd half of the program at disney cuts a popular character from a remake of milan to concern for details on that story and more after this work. thousands of american men and women choose to serve in the country's military and
the decision lives every time to complete. the. whole be instructed here you know all the short of what they kill me and they see how destroyed my life any screamed at me in the me me come in my own. right mean. if you take into account that women don't report because of the extreme retaliation it's probably somewhere near about half a 1000000 women have now been sexually assaulted in the us military rape is a very very traumatizing tapping but i've never seen trauma like i've seen from women who are veterans who have suffered military sexual trauma reporting rape is more likely to get the victim punished. then the offender and almost 10 year career which i was very invested in and i gave that up to report a sex offender who was not even put to justice or put on the registry this is simply an issue of our in violence male sexual predators for the large part of target whoever is there to prey upon whether that's men or women.
welcome back to the program with the craze of rebooting traditional cartoons continuing disney's back in the spotlight for giving milan a me too friendly make over saskia taylor takes a look and her weekly diary. did. diary you know me i'm generally a patient understanding person but really there are only so many injustices one can suffer when the live action remake of everyone's childhood favorite sleeping beauty dropped i thought yeah i'll give her a chance imagine my shock when a war is awoken from her sleep not by prince philip no not you but by molestus and herself no harm come to you as.
a parent it was problematic because it didn't consent and maybe the prince wasn't how one true love a knife in the back of my childhood and then the time classic cinderella came and while it makes me so anxious just thinking about it but naively i still thought that disney could possibly destroy it well it turns out i was wrong just how many injustices in 100 minutes fosli the mice don't get to speak only they do is hang around waiting for the fairy godmother to turn up into coachmen i know what such my sis behavior i mean you're basically a little slaves. then prince charming got a very on regal dressing down and got renamed kit heaven forbid we have any magic romance of gallantry left in the world also you'd think that with 65 years to come up with a new name they'd have done it a bit better as
a side note not sure why prince charming gets a make over but it's still ok for cinderella to be stitched into a cool. in the blue dress it was particularly tight when i was trying to dance i didn't have the capacity to breathe to support the physicality and so i had to keep taking breaks and loosen in the corset then latin materialized flying carpet and a genie in a cave yes please i was still clinging to the hope that the cinderella saga is just a teething problem no now princess jasmine it always been a favorite of mine is such a bad ass the princess turning down this handsome prince is left right and center but no that wasn't enough for disney they just have to make her sultan you want to be sultan. has been preparing for this my whole life now i watched all that and i stayed silent but normal because now they've come for the jewel in the disney
crown they've come from milan and her disney match. i mean no one could possibly take issue with the shining the serious army captain could day i think particularly in the time of the me too movement having a commanding officer that is also the sexual love interest was very uncomfortable and we didn't think it was appropriate. who saw me not as an equal who respected her as a warrior who's not just one of these princes swarming around in his fancy costume but actually fish with his bare hands. sorry who built a friendship founded on respect with before ok realised he quite liked are you telling me of that as being ditched i know your out but kid gets to stay but no that wasn't enough for those brutes it disney you know the iconic scene where milan
chops off her locks. poof gone baba i know i mean i really. i just don't know how much more i can take. i would have told you you're also counseled oh. oops spoiler alert don't worry though that still the little man made. i'm sure disney's got some great plans to ruin those for children all around the world. a regional council in the u.k. has been accused of spreading transphobia over international women's day celebrations with more on the story here shoddy edwards. international women's day is coming up it's a day to mark the struggle for the right to vote and the fight for equal rights but this year the run up to march the 8th has been inadvertently embroiled in a trance rao sefton council in liverpool has been pressurised into removing flags being flown outside its town hall is simply red woman noun adult female and while
that might be the definition in the oxford english dictionary it's been deemed trans phobic the flag flying at the moment is a hostile trans phobic dog whistle recognizes a symbol and brand of one of britain's most outspoken and visible trans antagonists and leader of the trans phobic hate group moments later the facts were removed but the council saying it didn't realize the controversial messaging they were being asked to display we have been made aware of the potential issue regarding the messaging on the flag and southport town halls and have taken them down we have a proud history of supporting l g b t q plus rights across the borough we continue to support all members of all communities and want to look like international women's day had been cancelled later they decided to reinstate the celebration replacing the old flag with a different one we went to find out if people really find the statement on the flag offensive why would it be offensive if you like. just because you have
a flag that represents women and doesn't insult anyone else. empowers women i think it's a woman. definition of. i know it probably needs to. take a lot of political things to talk about a woman i don't think there should be a label and i don't think there should be a definition genders all religions or anything but the problem i have is with the word transform the word for. something i don't think that's the case and i don't think the word is being brandished around is issued. you know 2. sets of other agendas well what the time to build on it seems like you cause on the bridge anything without offending people or at least having opinions polls apart this is a very subjective a very relative issue it's an opinion based where you call it flag offensive on
a tweet because we use the dictionary definition the problem when you give in because of anonymous or angry tweets when you give in you give that platform power nobody should be giving it power to any voice that is meant to silence for wrongful reasons and so we don't want to give those voices any more justification just because they don't like something because then it's going to cause everybody who wants to shut down a company shut down a cause or shut down any kind of truth or opinion that they don't agree with it's going to give them more power to continue lambaste in these defamatory slanderous remarks on twitter and social media which has been very very harmful to people we have now been entrenched in this culture of fear we're everybody wants us to be afraid where we cannot say anything and what that does when there is such a pervasive culture of fear we're going to be labeled transpo record zina phobic or racist or homophobic or whatever it is. and lastly we bring you some news in
brief from around the globe. molotov cocktails and other projectiles were thrown in the streets of santiago where anti-government protesters were met by officers brandishing water cannon and tear gas town arrests were made people there are angry about growing social inequalities. and greek right police have also been resorting to water cannon and tear gas at the border with turkey migrants have been trying to cross in mass into the e.u. since anger announced last week it would do nothing to stop them. plus the 1st passenger train has crossed the mammoth bridge connecting crimea to the russian mainland the construction is europe's biggest bridge at 1000 kilometers in length. that's the news breakdown for this hour and that's all for me as well today but
we're not daniel hawkins will be taking over and about 30 minutes time thanks for tuning in. in the united states presidential candidates debate the future of the u.s. and the world. max kaiser and stacy herbert dig into the burning questions of this election cycle one self big every week. tax student debt trade was corporate money universal basic. and more catch up with what's front running this sunday exclusively on r.t. .
good food descriptions sound up the tasing even for the owners so how to choose the pet food industry is telling us what to feed our pets really more based on what they want to sell us than was necessarily good for the pet turns out that food may not be as healthy as people believe and we have animals that have you know diabetes and arthritis they have auto immune disorders they've got allergies we are actually creating these problems it's a huge epidemic of problems all of them i believe can be linked to fairy simple problem of diet and some dog owners so heartbreaking stories about their pets less treats the larger corporations are not very interested in proving or disproving the value of their food because they're already making a $1000000000.00 on it and there's no reason to do that research.
as the great american boxer mama dolly once said he who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life risk averse is one thing that simone to catch is not from being a key member of the mit blackjack team to investing in promising migrant into print . but what is a risk and how do you know if it's worth taking. the math shirt out. they were going underground is after an afghan taliban peace deal collapses donald trump attempts to end the u.s.a.'s longest military war using air strikes coming up in the show one of the negotiators in qatar the vice president of
afghanistan's national assembly fuzzier goofy on ridding her country of foreign forces after a conflict that has killed countless afghans and wounded or killed thousands of nato soldiers since $911.00 and was trumps deal bound to end in failure we talked to one of pakistani pm imran khan's in a call pakistan's minister for economic affairs how much design are about prospects for peace stability and the end of american imperialism all this more going up and today's going underground 1st 8 years ago today the taliban killed 6 british soldiers bringing the total u.k. war dead in afghanistan since $911.00 to about $400.00 then tory prime minister david cameron who don't eem months before launched another war against libya all but destroying africa's riches for capita country said this about the worst single loss of life since 2006 this is a desperately sad day for our country and desperately sad of course is concerned it is a reminder of the huge price that we're paying for the work we're doing in afghanistan
but what work in afghanistan no one has been counting the hundreds of thousands of afghans who have been killed maimed or displaced since britain in the usa ceased links to al qaeda linked groups in the wake of $911.00 and began bombing one of the poorest countries on earth there is complete agreement on the military objectives of removing the taliban regime which on pleased to say is. largely now achieved just in the 1st decade and a half of the war 14000 u.k. soldiers predominantly working class needed medical care and thousands of nature soldiers have been killed there since the usa began the longest military war in its history u.s. combat casualties and 21000 red their eyes for 5 years if you have been counting the human and financial cost of increased heroin on the streets of major nations we don't. came to power valid to bring soldiers home and this week a peace deal was signed in qatar before washington again areally bombarded the country neighboring pakistan had warned washington against those who might spoil
any peace process joins me now from islamabad is a member of pakistani prime minister imran khan's cabinet ahmed as our thanks so much for joining us well major nations that may be focusing on the economic impact of coronavirus you go to afghanistan on the border india occupation of kashmir but let's go straight to the economy your brief in the back is there any gabbin and i understand you made an agreement with the i.m.f. another issue which many nations of the global south are having to cope with yes that's correct in last july and that about 8 months ago august on and i'm offended into an agreement we have been into numerous agreements with the with the i.m.f. before but since the agreement that has been a dramatic improvement in pakistan's economy and we are moving swiftly towards economic stabilization so you're taking $6000000000.00 from washington in return for privatizing and selling off pakistan well that's that's the political rhetoric
that's usually associated around any i.m.f. program in any most of the countries but that's that's not what it is. it's $6000000000.00 plus there's a multilateral funding involved so in reality it's about $35.00 to $38000000000.00 and it's about reducing deficits increasing pakistan stack space improving the exporters competitiveness improving that we we manage or have managed exchange rate in the past it's about opening up and liberalizing they call me so it's a host of other things well we've had that kind of neo liberal talking here in britain for years we're talking about nationalizing our railways in energy resources are you playing off beijing against washington your 6700000000 to the chinese communist party why not really go she ate with them run. other than the washington i am half the loans that we have from from china often misunderstood the yard 1st of all decomposed just a very small fraction maybe less than 10 percent of pakistan's overall debt but for
you and the other with a longer term of 0 to a 25 year period that they stretch over and then then there are some commercial loans that originate from not just china but from europe or maybe the middle east in other jurisdictions as well and they have a shorter structure on the back and deal with the commercial entities so it's not about paying off chinese loans it's about making the overall data portfolio sustainable and within that debt but for you the chinese loans contribute to less than 10 percent or far ok but chinese help doesn't demand you private eyes pakistan's companies you must be aware that the some economists are saying the poverty rate in your country is gaining grow.