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you know it's a new central one of the latest diplomatic marathon over syria results muted lateral approval of a resolution at the u.n. security council outlining the country's next moves than on chemical disarmament. also had loving this morning playing reserve state slavery of fire the cats are us the football community teams up with rights activists over though are building its world cup dream at a lethal cost to immigrant workers. the no signs around greece's extreme right golden dawn party as police arrest its leaders and supporters it's the first crackdown of its kind since the one nine hundred seventy s. . faced with war averse public the u.k. eyes unmanned drones expendable mercenaries and probably ganda to fire up the nationals.
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born in chief who just joined us this is our team on is kevin now in our top story a hague based watchdog says the syrian government should destroy all chemical weapons facilities by november it's also giving damascus until the middle of next year to get rid of the poisonous substance it's already developed it's after the u.n. security council unanimously back to resolution requiring syria to eliminate its arsenal and its moscow insisted the document does not authorize the immediate use of force if it doesn't comply the details from new york correspondent marina porton i. this breakthrough marks the first time united nations security council has agreed on a binding document concerning syria the resolution unanimously adopted by the council requires the verification and destruction of syria's chemical weapons stockpiles however while it doesn't mention chapter seven towards the end of the
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document it does not indicate that immediate use of force would be allowed this is something that russia's foreign minister sergei lavrov explained in detail while addressing the security council loose in your book but the movie was that the resolution does not fall under chapter seven of the un charter and does not allow for the automatic use of force if we have verbs the agreement reached that the russian american meeting in geneva regarding violations of the use of chemical weapons by anyone will have to be carefully investigated by the security council of the united nations estimates of the council will stand ready to take action under chapter seven of the un charter any incident which is considered to be a violation of the resolution will have to be proved one hundred percent of the for any action is taken to the. the resolution also calls for the convening of the geneva two peace talks which u.n. secretary general ban ki-moon says could happen as soon as november geneva two is
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where the syrian government and opposition are supposed to come to the table together to negotiate a peaceful path towards their future and an ultimate end to the two and a half year civil war taking place in that country russia's foreign minister sergei lavrov says that the syrian opposition as well as the government is applauds to comply with all measures in the security council resolution if used in the zobel knew that the responsibility for implementing this resolution lies not only with the government of syria according to the demands of the u.n. security council the syrian opposition will have to cooperate with u.n. experts. in the meantime u.s. secretary of state john kerry said the precedent setting resolution shows that powerful diplomacy can peacefully disarm the worst weapons however during his address to the security council secretary kerry reminded members that the use of force against syria is an option that u.s.
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president barack obama continues to keep on the table reporting from new york. r.t. and speaking at the u.n. general assembly before the vote for mr lavrov said the world is now multi-polar and there's no place for unilateral action against other states without collective approval is a contrast with the president obama's theory of u.s. exceptionalism which he defended the very same stage just a few days before to a political analyst eric draitser told me it's a month trip resulting from america's declining image essentially what we should understand is that the language that obama is using is not only just to make the case that somehow the united states is above other countries that the united states is above international law that the united states is above the very institutions that the united nations represents that it is. since world war two in other words it is the might make makes right principle and you know you don't want to reduce it down to such a simplistic concept but unfortunately that is the reality of international
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relations when it comes to the united states and of course their anger with the russians their anger with putin is his and russia's inability to accept this principle and we're seeing a tectonic shift i think in global geopolitics as countries who even ten years ago would never even dare question the notion of american exceptionalism and america's ability and albeit right to assert its military authority around the world now this is being questioned and this is of course a combination of many different factors not the least of which is america's global pristine in decline. he spoke to syria's foreign minister on the sidelines of the un general assembly he told us damascus is ready to comply with the roadmap to chemical worried about possible provocation from rebel forces. but. the group.
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to use it. to show the west. is not going to take its. place. but if you want to. talk to my website. the capital of qatar is growing in leaps and bounds these days gearing up for the twenty twenty two world cup but it's coming at the cost of dozens of lives the football community rights groups now accuse the government of treating migrant construction workers like slaves forcing them to work in humiliating and simply inhumane conditions. british for their thoughts on. the choice of. both fans wonder how they'll avoid alcohol restrictions if they attend the tournament and parents raise concerns over the desert heat an investigation by britain's guardian newspaper has uncovered an altogether more serious control of
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the city for the twenty twenty two host nation according to the publication nepalese migrants working on major infrastructure projects for the world cup convinced objected to forced labor that they'd been denied water in extreme heat and they were dying a slow rate of almost one a day joining the summer not for football fans in london the news merely adds insult to injury often pray to spread to host the twenty eighteen world cup which rejects it so i've come to london so where football fans regularly flood the pub to find out what they think. forty four people died in two months you know that's a higher ratio than had almost every damn you know back in the what it was the twenty's and thirty's the night germans first world war standard you know there's a lot of people dying and it sounds like there's not a great deal of governance going on if that's what's happening china was brought around the world the big gamble with china have been with the olympics. was that they could be encouraged to feel that it's only the same. because of brought the
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going into the world. the only way to really make a global is to bring questionable countries into the fold in terms of highlighting to the world the atrocities that are going on trying to turn those around they don't think it's a good thing because you could hollow things into the posting castles twenty twenty two supreme committee which is responsible for the organization of the tournament that has said it is deeply concerned by the allegations and has vowed to investigate them but the next police ambassador to canada has already said that abuse of migrant labor is that is so entrenched in the emirates that it might as well be called an open jail so for those watching from the sidelines here in london or indeed from. ups like these it raises questions over whether or not cats are should be afforded the privilege of hosting the international tournament reporting from london. we got coming to from the gulf research with human rights watch he
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told r.t. the cattle got a long history of neglecting workers' rights the government's job to respond to the issue and we've got a geisha is our very credible no everyone knows what the problem is it's not rocket science and this is not a question of money it's a question of forcing the good laws getting rid of the by laws. for prosecuting the vendors and the car can do that it's just a quick extra mile and to be a car our lives are in the region where we are you know my coworkers rate is a real serious issue it has been a very long time so there is of impunity but employers many of them most of them are out early and that is also the critical riddick abuses which have been reviewed again. very soon as general tonight and the storage phone call but no guarantees the presidents of the u.s. and iran speak directly for the first time in over thirty years we hear later how this long awaited forward in relations could be drowned out by the loud voices of
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america's anti around allies. greek authorities are conducting a sweeping crackdown on the extreme right golden dawn party arresting its leader in a dozen senior members and officials it stems from the murder of a prominent dirty fascist two weeks ago allegedly by a member of golden dawn the party has become greece's third largest and is best known for terrorizing immigrants and attacking political rivals but dr alexander the mayor souza specialist in greek politics told me bring it down won't be easy. it is clear that there are ties between golden dawn and certain parts of the greek state operators in these have been going on for decades they did not just take place recently it is clear for example that golden dawn have had close ties with the greek police there have been arrests of two prominent policeman so far are also members of golden dawn in the greek security services
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a greek. security service official who was in charge all monitoring the movements all the party turned out to be in fact of an m.p. of the party and most probably an informant of the party inside the greek intelligence so far. not battling golden dawn because they want to avoid a situation whereby the movement although the organization rather goes on the ground and becomes a more frightening force in greek politics at the same time however they're arresting its members and they're going for something like a defacto ban without a proper legal battle for the first time in over thirty years the leaders of iran and the united states have spoken to each other directly following the rare conversation barack obama said he hoped the stalemate over to run its nuclear ambitions could be solved soon but he said there was no guarantee of success and there are still some serious obstacles to overcome america's top ally israel
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meantime remains skeptical about the softer approach around voiced at the u.n. general assembly promised you know label it a smokescreen said to run can't be trusted analysts believe however that the toughest hurdle to a solution is the strong anti around lobby within the us or through the story of gerald hong told r.t. their influence on the president could prove decisive. the united states needs iran to help it pull out successfully from afghanistan in two thousand and fourteen recall that in two thousand and one the iranians were very helpful to then u.s. president george w. bush in terms of helping to dislodge the taliban from power around can also be helpful with regard to the crisis in iraq with bombings at a level not seen since two thousand and six and two thousand and seven the problem is that the israeli lobby in the united states is very powerful not least in mr obama's own democratic party coalition and it is no secret that mr netanyahu the
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prime minister of israel is itching to launch military strikes against iran nuclear facilities given such pressure it's unclear how these diplomatic talks will turn out. not a star of. public support he was greeted by hardline protesters and rivaling to run through eggs and shoes at his car by the apparent softening of the president's stance on washington. a man who's got billions in the bank hates the euro but is a fan of the death penalty and storm looks at. the program firing up the flag with the game's almost. torch lighting ceremony on the very birthplace of the legendary sporting event.
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we'll. be. back with.
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against one fifteen now here in moscow mercenaries bros and cyber warfare may be the only way for the u.k. military according to a study put together for the country's ministry of defense turns out that army chiefs are worried that the british public just won't be sold on war anymore so they're looking at out of reinvigorate the warrior spirit as or a smith found out. how to sell a war to a british public that's not buying that's the topic of the latest study by the ministry of defense reacting to what the paper calls a wrong assumption that the british people has become risk averse in a nutshell the paper says it's not the people don't want war it's that they don't
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understand how it will benefit them so in an effort to explain war better the think tank makes some recommendations to make a large investment into drones suggesting that if people in foreign countries they killed at arms length the british public mind so much second use more contractors aka must raise rather than british soldiers to lessen worries about casualties to use more special forces soldiers because apparently the loss of elite soldiers doesn't have such an impact on the public because that role is perceived as inherently more risky and full something military families are already calling disgraceful reduce the profile of repatriation ceremonies for sessions of hearses carrying coffins straight to the union jack when bodies are brought back from afghanistan. but a war weary british public isn't keen on having its opinion swayed and is
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particularly adamant about keeping repatriation the ceremonies in the public. saying there should be respected for what they've done and we should be aware that it was just more just the. thing they can do. publish to write any move possible before you think basically fish should be going to war so it's really trying to avoid war rather than try to make it sound it makes an interesting way the paper appears prescient as it was written before the british parliament voted against getting involved in syria under the immense weight of public opinion but. it seems unlikely that the public will be manipulated into supporting conflict quite as easily as even the ministry of defense admits that the current buzz into war is the result of a people that's better informed and an opposition that's more sophisticated its.
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policy drugs could be an idea of britain civilian aircraft at least they don't fall asleep mid flight unlike the u.k.'s pilots who admitted dozing over the joystick at least once rather scary they also say the voters some of their colleagues do it once or twice as well details online also the two sued for the u.s. christian group wants the kansas education board in court for teaching children about evolution and global warming saying it violates people's religious freedom the genesis of that story to the. right to see the. first tree. and i think that you're. on a reporter's. instrument. the
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dress rehearsal for lighting of the such a twenty four two winter olympics torch has taken place in greece's ancient limpia it's the final preparation before the actual ceremony on sunday to farmers there. actually watching herself for something ceremonies here after limpia the birthplace of the lympics two and a half thousand years ago and this ancient cycle actually held the start of the next dylan pics and that's because the limp explained she twenty fourteen will be lit and it will get into princesses you can see here practicing what maybe someday in at least my life you two should the first torchbearer box edition is always the greek and he will then hand nancy the russian torch bearer who on this occasion will be ice hockey star alexander ovechkin he will to gently has been released by the washington capitals one weekend only to carry out his sauna battle which then go on a seven day tool of greece before ending up in ashton's next weekend it would then
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be taken to moscow for the russian leg to relay. the mouth over then take the torch the bottom of lake baikal hopefully not putting it out to the highest peak of europe then to outer space here we correct the thoughtful flight to the i assess next week and be taken out for a space walk in a spectacular of this world show the say we will be watching this we will bring it to you as it happens. when austrians vote in sunday's parliamentary election will be an unusual ballot for europe because they're doing it while enjoying a fairly robust economy even so the euro skeptic parties are polling strongly and could get a third of the vote peter all of a caught up with a flamboyant billionaire leader of one group. the latest polling information ahead of sunday's election here in austria suggests that the country will see a return of the so-called grand coalition between the social democrats and the
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conservative people's party however this election has seen a rise in the amount of people turning towards euro skeptic parties now to talk a little bit more about that i'm joined by the founder of one of those here a skeptic parties mr frank thanks very much for talking to me why has your skepticism caught the imagination in austria we are not skepticism e s. m d a very much for european unity and so on which is always thought that come with currency doesn't make sense it's economically viable and all the science at that doesn't work now do you think that brussels currently has too much say over the sovereignty of nations like austria well it came to. reason because each country has a certain culture for hundreds and thousands a year as an each country must govern down destiny on the other hand the european
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unity would be that people can move freely around and in products could be moved around freely but again the currency just doesn't work now how important to the rest of the e.u. is they selection taking place in austria well. i don't think we will get a majority to stand but we have set principles and dollars would be tax reforms in parliamentary reforms and parliamentary reform so we hope to reduce the power of politicians and. citizens representatives will have more say in government thank you very much for talking to me frank stronach there the founder of teen stronach party running in this year's austrian elections. will be covering a soft. safe passage through europe's financial turmoil of them but as you'll see in the kaiser report a twenty three thirty g.m.t. to show the global world of business. ben
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moshe c.e.o. of a i j the insurance giant which took eighty five billion barrel out money from the american taxpayer said that congressional outrage at the ensuing bonuses paid to these executives in a failed fraudulent phony financial products unit was quote just as bad as the deep south lynching. that cracker on wall street sees a kinship with the way blacks were lynched you know here's what i think black america should do in light of this revelation they should demand reparations for having built the united states of america they are owed by some calculations and this was an issue a few years ago five to seven trillion dollars in cash right now black america this cracker thinks year now we're it is suffering of taking billions in bonus money is
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equivalent to you building into our culture that he now profits from i'm a victim i was the first of billions of dollars of buddhism you. can't stand it. world news in brief angry crowds in bahrain of clashes with security forces in protest of the arrest of a problem and opposition figure former m.p. zouk was taken into custody charged with inciting terrorism three shoes tear gas water cannons to disperse the thousands who tried to get to pearl square the cradle of bahrain's long running and rest the opposition is demanding human rights reforms accuses the government of conducting a ferocious crackdown. security forces in sudan meantime opened fire on demonstrators killing another four people in protests which have raged all week the unrest is rooted in the cut in fuel subsidies approved last week by president bashir rights groups believe a total of fifty four people have been shot dead so far driving anger over the
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police's increasingly lethal crackdown calls are growing for bashir now the end is almost a quarter century in power. a boat carrying asylum seekers from indonesia to a strain has capsized off the coast of java at least twenty one people have drowned the survivors say they radioed a stranger for help several times postcodes contacted their counterparts in indonesia but it seems help came too late it's thought more than one hundred people are on board at the time many are still missing. about people trafficking network in china has been smashed in a major nationwide operation police rescued ninety two abducted children and made over three hundred arrests the group kidnapped many children and women and sold them as workers or wives to families across china or force them into prostitution trafficking is a major issue for china and is blamed on the strict one child policy there. let's go to one twenty six in the morning here in moscow thank you for your company up next after the break breaking news said on whether the undoing of america's vast
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surveillance lies in its very own senate. i mean anyone who lives in the united states knows a few people or just dismal geography a certain small percentage of the country just can't get it that canada is above us but how important is doing geography anyways what one author on the washington post blogs recently wrote that knowing geography really doesn't matter that much he was writing in response to the game where is damascus which challenges people to find serious capital on a blank map he said that whether americans can find secure in a map doesn't affect the wisdom of a punitive strike meant to uphold international norms against the use of chemical weapons and often disasters draw our attention to places we'd never heard of before like pearl harbor or columbine or syria but let's look at this way i don't exactly know where persons kidneys are or how exactly they work so by all normal logic that
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means i'm not qualified to have an opinion about whether we should remove john doe's kidneys my opinion doesn't count because i am kidney ignorant so if you know so little about syria that you can't even find it on a map then you are more likely to believe from a guy in a suit on t.v. that there must be an intervention to save the people there you have no idea who they are or why they are suffering or how to save them but gosh darn it that intervention sounds nice knowing at least where a country is on the map is the first step in building in informed opinion but that's just my opinion. hey guys i'm abby martin and this is breaking this set you know despite the revelations concerning the scope of n.s.a. spying there's been little political action reform the shady practices of the
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secretive agency but earlier this week a small group of politicians and others to build a challenge the end it saves lack of oversight the charge led by senator ron wyden poses an overhaul of the agency and a ban of the bulk collection of americans phone and e-mail records but it's not just about gathering data the bill would also introduce a constitutional advocate to argue on behalf of the civil liberties community at the fight as a court now of course there's strong opposition to the legislation mainly from dianne feinstein who shares the intelligence committee you have five same seems just like the n.s.a. just the way it is and it's all encompassing glory and so if you care about your privacy too and want to see this bill pass then join me and let's break the set. the three look particularly terrible and they are looking very hard to take out a little girl to get along well have you ever had sex with the target they're
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looking. for the pleasure. of the to sleep with the little. little. little. little look look look. like that. yesterday aired my interview with robert the name communications professor and author of the book dollar ocracy about the money and media elections complex and how it profits off the erosion of democracy but i also had the chance to talk to him about this other book digital disconnect which explores the effect technology has on our lives and the relationship between capitalism and public participation.


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