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ten pm iran's new president appeals for a world without nuclear weapons and calls on israel to declare its alleged weapons of mass destruction. of course in russia's northwest romance participants in a green peace protest in custody for two months after the group stormed it all drilling platform in the arctic last week also. police tear gas an angry mob trying to storm the offices of the far right golden dawn party is the i did logical rift in a debt ridden country. well
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over a good evening if you just joined us in this is our to international law top story from moscow tonight a high level conference a worldwide nuclear disarmament that's the proposal from iran's new president at the u.n. has sound rouhani also took the chance to call on israel to join the nonproliferation treaty report has got the latest from new york. the iranian leader said that israel is the only non party to the n.p.t. in the middle east and encouraged israel to join the pact to ensure that the region remains a nuclear weapons free zone he said no nation should possess nuclear weapons and there are no right hands for these wrong weapons the iranian leader went on to say that any use of nuclear weapons is a violation of the un charter and a crime against humanity he said there are only guarantee is total elimination now rouhani was speaking about nuclear weapons he said that this is he also called i'm sorry he also called for a conference
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a high level conference to be taking place on nuclear disarmament within. every five years and what we're seeing here is this new iran iranian leader that has come to new york to engage with the international community really seizing every opportunity he can to try to show that iran is being transparent is trying to be a key player and apparent willingness to resolve international concerns about its own nuclear program program will be put to the test in the coming hours foreign ministers from the five permanent members of the united nations security council and germany will meet with iran's top diplomat divides raef on the sidelines of the u.n. general assembly now the meeting is aimed at paving the way for the first round of substantial negotiations on the nuclear issue surrounding iran the iranian leader said that it is iran is ready to offer unprecedented transparency of its nuclear facilities and may allow the international atomic energy agency to possibly assess iran's possible military dimensions to prove that the nuclear program is only for
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peaceful purposes is not aimed at building a bomb but of course there is a reason that iran is trying so fiercely to engage the international community it is suffering now under crippling sanctions that have been piled on the country year after year from the international community because the. rashmi was not happy with the way iran was dealing with its nuclear program said the country wasn't being transparent enough so at this point iran is trying to engage the u.s. and its western counterparts in hopes that these international sanctions that iranian citizens have been suffering under for so many years are eventually lifted across the border in new york city there will be continued regulators from the u.n. general assembly in new york and we also hope to bring you russia of the russian foreign ministers news briefing live in the course of the next ninety minutes or so on r.t. so we can stay with us for that. of course in russia's port city of moments because reminded over a dozen participants in last week's arctic greenpeace protest in custody they'll
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stay in jail until the end of november for scaling an oil platform against drilling in russian waters we're going to get the details. the activists who had been operated on board to their eyes breaker in the arctic sunrise seems like they're getting about most most of them are getting the two month for luminary confinement however the spokesman for the russia for the russian prosecutor general's office has said that that doesn't mean they will actually have to stay the the entire two months in jail all of it depends on the piece of the investigation last week in the protest against oil drilling or any sort of drilling in the arctic they have a scale and all rig of russian oil rig in the northern sea russian authorities are saying that they have done so ignoring numerous warnings from. various several russian officials particularly not to enter the northern sea route and not to steal the oil rig but the activists from. the from greenpeace have done so anyways and
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they had to be up or headed with the russian border patrol who actually have extracted them first from the oil rig and then have a vicks of them from their vessel their action took place on the eve of the arctic conference which was dedicated to the problem was but initial development in the arctic as well as the way to keep the environment safe one of the participants of the conference was russian president putin who has said that it is clear that greenpeace activists have indeed broken international law but they are facing charges of piracy and russian president said that it is impossible to call them pirates still a lot of people are seeing of that as a good sign that perhaps their sentences will not be as harsh as they could be. is said so the sentence for piracy in russia does bear a rather hefty a jail sentence. i'm going to go with. a muscle anti-fascist rallies turn violent
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in athens after protesters try to storm the headquarters of the far right golden dawn party the anger. was sparked by the murder of a left wing rapper last week by a sympathizer of the neo nazi party well reports say there's been at least three hundred similar fascist attacks since twenty eleven the numbers rising sea and the news wall that. police are now requesting permission to check the phone records of two senior golden dawn members after months of speculation within parliament about whether or not the party should be banned artie's lucy catherine offspring following the tension. fury on the streets of athens clashes erupted following a protest against the murder of pablo's physis the anti-fascist rapper was stabbed to death last week by an alleged supporter of the far right golden dawn party allegations the group firmly denies. are still a p.c. as a young man was known may not have been the first to die at the hands of the groups
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but he was the first non migrant golden dawn has also been said to be targeting anarchists and communists renewing political tensions between the extreme left right and the greek government they have acquired the fear of big races they have to weave about says maybe. they have blood on their hands this is why we say with this government with the golden dawn the group is trying to keep a low profile in the wake of the killing and wouldn't speak to us on camera this man however was keen to talk about this says he is one of the group's oldest members and he blames journalists for giving golden dawn a bad rep is the only party that has spent poor people and desperate greeks who are suffering the crisis we're not extremists and we aren't against anyone yet georges also wanted to make sure i noticed people in the neighborhood he claimed this man was an egyptian immigrant who lived on handouts at the expense of greeks like
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himself as for the nazi symbolism the fascist salutes that the group has been known for all a misunderstanding he says it's once wrong with this there's nothing wrong with a salute it's just a way of saying hello i did myself it's a greeting that still terrifies this greek resident he believes that golden dawn was to blame for his recent assault but he also points to another factor behind the growing divisions and the violence is going to be a crisis i didn't used to be afraid by the greece has changed everyone is suffering financially and some are looking to blame others immigrants and. the target despite the public shows of anger against it golden dawn is greece's third largest party and at least until now its fastest growing political force it gained ground against the backdrop of unrest linked to the economic crisis and a country burdened by debt soaring unemployment and deep cuts to social spending oh it's the. new life changes totally like ours has in the past few years and when you
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lose your job and can't provide for your family you grab whatever helping hand you can get and golden dawn has helped is still fight to the end. spiros a shop owner who's had to shut down one of his stores because of the recession blames the influx of immigrants for straining scarce resources and he says golden dawn keeps order in his neighborhood when the government fails. we don't want to use violence but when golden dawn kicks out immigrants who are squatting illegally . doing and forces peace and order of course to support them as a government does nothing. the financial crisis has done more than simply cripple greece's economy it's changing society too when asked to describe how locals say the writing is on the wall in this neighborhood it literally is in the red it says out what foreigners signed golden dawn in the black fashion. it's evidence of a growing ideological divide and with the greek economy still in trouble that
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divide is unlikely to heal anytime soon lucy count of r t athens. he spoke to former. believes her fellow greeks been pushed toward supporting the golden dawn by the nation's drastic economic situation. we should continue but the ideology of ideology but the problem is the actions citizens don't have and both the golden dawn because they are violent they're just hopeless and wanted some people out of the system to do to make the political system realize that the corruption must stop and people have need they need to find a job this thirteen measures were very strict and the pressure was. unbearable for the greek citizens but we worked really hard over the something that we have to deal with young people living in greece to find jobs and the we have to help the cells to hold on to big and try to find a different long
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a plan that we bring europe together and not divide societies and counties. keep across what's happening in greece by getting the latest news analysis and. summer's barely over but southern russia is already excited about the winter coming up with sochi sort of with snow for the olympics two reports from the broad whites of the slopes. sigrid laboratory. was to build the needs most sophisticated which on
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fortunately doesn't give a darn about anything tunes mission to teach music creation why it should care about humans in this this is why you should care only. mission. critical three. three. three. three. three. three blog video for your media project free media r t v dot com. hello again let's check in our sochi now which is taking shape for the twenty fourteen winter olympics still some work to go but it's now safe to say something special awaits the world sport fans in just over four months time. say reports from
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the black sea resort. then the national olympic committee has given such the thumbs up as well as the doing head to was the olympics the winter games as well as the paralympic winter games which will be held here in sochi common next year two thousand and fourteen the seventh of february we call nathan committee have said that he's never seen anything like this such outstanding work in terms of the infrastructure as well as the venues as all the russian delegations there were very happy with the infrastructure saying that this is going to benefit the natives as well as all the tourists will be coming out here to enjoy sochi there has been a very controversial law banning propaganda towards minors of that l g b t a law now a lot of people have voiced concerns about that the i.o.c. has said that there is no concern coming from their side over that law because it does not violate their charter now are you on i did speak to mr von kluck you know regarding sochi and its uniqueness as a host city has been for me and wonderful tree. for together you try
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very very hard you should she did or more to the point where. there's still a few more touches to make it to make sure that this city looks to the best of its ability and there's no doubt that everyone here in sochi is working very hard to make sure that come up every the seventh it'll all be kick off and that everybody will have the best winter games a yet but don't take my word for it let's take a look at was so she looks like say far or standing right now and one of the was supposed to be the longest bumps late in the world we're talking about three slopes that are put together in order to give you the fossils and the longest rolling for those slayers is also called sunk which also means sledge in russia some of the venues are completed and the rest are way to the finishing touches the side of the aisle components can be seen in both the architecture and the technology used to make these games the best yet and it's easy to see how this. russian resort city
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can be turned into the alpine of the far east so of course the cable cars are also working making sure they transferred from the bottom of the mountain cluster to the top of the hills where all the sporting events are all of them including things like snowboarding it included things like skiing will be going up here now my is like getting a little bit clustered because we're getting as high as possible it's supposed to be almost a rock minus two degrees today even though it's still the end of september through thought that once we get to one of the mountain clusters here at sochi this is what we would find a winter wonderland obviously mother nature telling us that the clock is ticking and she's ready for all those that spectators as well as those sports men and women both paralympics as well as the olympics ready here to take part in those games. another world out there and it now things not going it's moving over the miss world
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beauty pageant as we're reporting it's been bumped off the barley because a security threat said the original value in indonesia as we report online r.t. dot com might not be much help for because radical islamists there are targeting the bikini clad parade set to turn it into a nightmare for the rich and beautiful is the real serious side of the story said r.t. dot com and it may be tough for supermodels in indonesia is one of the counterparts who in russia has been a very different kind of fashion shoot literally feeling bored she robbed the bank a gun point is a true story yet she says she felt bored that's why she did it you choose video of that. you want to. pick up something that is. was no way. clearly they were just at the wrong place at the wrong time. and
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sold to the u.s. and turned over to the u.s. for. the sole that could be buried alive. or saved with great ever. really wanted to turn me into a terrorist or be one of me to admit that i was a member of al qaeda or taliban or that i fought with them. not a bad time i didn't even know what al-qaeda is nevertheless there are people all. raving to start a fight. something's going to be done that's going to be done by me never short of my time doing it but it's going to impact me i'll be prosecuted but it's going to impact. the wife my daughter. the one time a tramp. monarchy. cover world news in brief stories tonight now a series of bombs ripped through
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a busy market in baghdad that's left at least twenty three dead dozens more injured the deadliest attack was in the capital's northern outskirts where three explosions took the lives of more than fifty people are mainly sunni districts violence asserts across iraq in the past few months which in its highest level now since two thousand and eight. violent protests in sudan's report to their vented their fourth day as thousands turned out of the capital khartoum to demonstrate over a cut in fuel subsidies protest has been tires and held stones at passing cars for police responded with rubber bullets and tear gas arrest has killed at least twenty nine people and wounded scores of others sudan's economy has been struggling since all producing south sudan data dependence in twenty eleven. ukraine is eyeing a joint deal with american energy giants in attempts to try to obtain cheaper gas and to ease its dependence on russia but the supposed benefits from the proposal are leaving something out his lectures have ski reports next so them no celestial see the crane that's some way to introduce oneself not only did the new u.s.
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ambassador to ukraine congratulate ukrainians on their independence day in their language but he also made his embassy employees sing a traditional song. to bring more sweet music to ukrainian ears mr piatt said the country's european integration will be his priority as will ensuring an easy passage for american oil and gas giants into its markets exxon mobil and chevron the two companies interested in cooperation with ukraine they will bring american technologies know how and money into ukraine it will be good for the country and will help it become energy independent. mr pius certainly knew what strings to pull as the energy issue has been one of the most intensely debated in ukraine which has long been unhappy with the prices of the gas advice from russia ukraine has been fighting for its energy independence since the nine hundred ninety s.
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and when the first stock of the country using its shale gas reserves came up many breathed a sigh of relief but as the time passes by this optimism seems to be waning while ukraine's energy minister was visibly happy with the shale gas initiatives once it's operational we will strive to fully meet our domestic energy needs and to even become an exporter some raised a sensible question would the country actually win by letting foreign companies handle their resources enormously administration of ukraine's western ivanna from course krege and said no to chevron's shale gas operations on their soil leaving the company would simply rob them. under current conditions our region will not receive anything from these gas extraction this display of unease matters little though as energy experts expect gas corporations to be a lot to let parliament issue such permissions instead of regional authorities and while ukraine's west is being defiant the east of the country has already given up
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recently key a finalist a ten billion dollar deal with shell for the exploration and extraction of shale gas a former press officer for ukraine state gas company enough the gas says the issue has been turned into a major political power play here but it's still unclear how much gas is there and whether it will be possible to extract it yet everyone makes such a big deal of it it's like looking ahead which hasn't been caught not even knowing if that had actually exists even the most optimistic forecast suggest that ukraine would not start extracting its shale gas until the year twenty twenty that's if there is any gas at all but until then a question remains pretty much open with this lead to the country's much desired energy independence or simply do a change in who they're dependent on. let's see reporting from kiev ukraine present in a covert she's actively lobbying for a free trade zone meantime between ukraine and the e.u. claiming it would boost europe's markets by seven percent but front for
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a political reset she will believe she will lose more than it will gain from that partnership the european union itself is in the throes of a deep deep deep recession it's by no means out of the woods on that front countries like spain portugal. italy. greece of course and other countries are in a deep recession the e.u. has very little to offer ukraine except more unemployment it's kind of a if you will a shock therapy mach two that would come with the member with the trade agreement conditions as they stand now and i think this is an extremely. foolish thing for ukraine to be doing right now i think they should perhaps moscow has made some blunders in playing too much hardball with ukraine that that i can't judge but ukraine's future is not with the european union the they have illusions if they think i.m.f.
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loans are going to bail them out of any economic troubles and the western investors are going to come in there and just cherry pick what they want and leave ukraine the poorer for it with higher unemployment a russian soyuz rocket successfully carried three new crew members to the international space station the i assess as well as the usual scientific duties they also have a unique mission to complete a teaspoon scott what's the. two russian cosmonauts by the names are all a cultural he's the commander and surrogate resample along with american astronauts michael hopkins now culture has been to space before in two thousand and seven and two thousand and nine before reasons can hawkins this is their very first time but this is the mission with a different result see and sort of likely become the first people in history to carry the olympic torch into open spaces all part of the olympic relay that going to see the torch travel around russia head of the winter olympics in sochi in february now of course the torch will be alight when it's taken on a space walk for the very same torch will then be used during the opening ceremony
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of those winter games in sochi on february the seventh but we are seconds away our expedition thirty seven is about to head towards the international space station and. the problem of the return to the community in the city like. a truly remarkable feat on the likely was the time in history but among white rock is going to take what is known as the director of the quecreek we were going
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international calls by station which is entering its fifteenth year now and with the successful launch of expedition thirty seven it seems that the good work of the r.s.s. is set to continue for some time yet. all the guys that report from when they come by there were but the amazing power of actually standing so close to it takes off coming up the story of four people whose lives were changed to revocable. their story next the right after this break.
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transnational corporations that will profit by destroying what our founding fathers one still just my job market and on this show we reveal the big picture of what's actually going on in the world we go beyond identifying the problem try rational debate and a real discussion critical issues facing or if i ever feel ready to join the movement then welcome to the big picture. in a blow to the u.s. government the super cold rule today that the prison is it going to move to legally challenge their detention in us schools. and what we want is an immediate cessation of conditions at our crew on human or degrading or that constitute torture mongering chance to human rights law enforcement taining the most grueling is now demanding the release of food to take the names so they can prove who do you
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