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the world's top chemical weapons watchdog is to send inspectors to syria in the next few days to oversee the destruction of the country's toxic arsenal that's after a un security council resolution paved the way for the disarmament process. claims of slavery rained down on guitar as the football community teams up with rights activists over doha building its world cup dream over the dead bodies of its workers. in greece and some members of parliament are arrested as the police crackdown on the leader and supporters of the extreme right golden dawn party. with a war weary public political class painted by scandal the u.k. ministry of defense draws up plans hoping to persuade people that any future war
would not be so bad after all. and broadcasting live direct from our studios in moscow this is john thomas good to have you with us now from the international chemical weapons watchdog are preparing to head to syria to oversee the eradication of its chemical stockpiles this comes after the unanimous u.n. security council resolution demanding the country eliminate its stock the details now from our new york correspondent. this breakthrough marks the first time the united nations security council has agreed on a binding document concerning syria the resolution unanimously adopted by the council requires the therof occasion and destruction syria's chemical weapons stockpiles however are while it. doesn't mention chapter seven towards the end of
the 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 is a routine you put by the with. 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 berms 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 that 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 would have to be proved one hundred percent years before any action is taken to. 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
where the syrian government and opposition are supposed to come to the table to gather. towards their picture 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 up lives to comply with all measures in the scary council resolution used in the zobel knew that it is the responsibility for implementing this resolution lies not only with the government of syria as opposed to the demands of the un security council the syrian opposition will have to go a break with u.n. experts to do that. 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.
president barack obama continues to keep on the table reporting from new york marina porter r.t. author and historian gerald horne says that unless the syrian opposition is a part of the disarmament deal then chemical weapons may continue to exist in the country that's the weakness of this peace process recall that just a few days ago from the so-called rebels little officially with the more extremist faction basically saying that the less extremist factions to somehow be merged in expelled the extremist factions of course a spearheaded by the al nusra front close to al qaida keep in mind as well that some of the so-called chemical facilities in syria or under the jurisdiction of rebel forces if the rebel forces are not part of this process it's unclear to me how it could be resolved that is to say how can chemical weapons be destroyed not the least how can these chemical weapons be found if the rebels are not part of the
process. and you can always get more reaction and analysis on the syrian crisis on our website r.t. dot com also there for you an exclusive interview with syria's foreign minister where he explains how the civil war could end in a matter of weeks. let me. was how. much. i cut i cut i'm i'm sorry. that. the capital of qatar is growing in leaps and bounds and gearing up for the twenty twenty two world cup but it's coming up a tragic cost of dozens of lives shocking revelations show migrant workers living in inhumane conditions and being treated like slaves the football community and the rights groups demanded that the government take measures and take them soon artie's
pointed boyko has been gauging the reaction among some british sports fans. the choice of concept for the twenty twenty two world cup has raised more than just a few eyebrows while football fans wonder how they'll avoid alcohol restrictions if they attend the tournament and pay its raise concerns over the desert heat and investigation by persons going to a newspaper that has uncovered an altogether more serious control of the state for the twenty twenty two host nation according to the publication nepalese migrants working on major infrastructure projects for the world cup have been subjected to a full slate but they've been denied rules for an extreme heat and they would joining us for a simple wasted one a day joining the summit not the football johnson lungs and the news maybe add insult to injury off to pray to spit to hasten the twenty eighteen world cup it was rejected so i've come to london's soho west football fans regularly club the pub to find out what they think forty four people died in two months you know that's
a high ratio than how don't know who would you know back in the what it was the twenty's. it's almost 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 round and that was on the big gamble with china have having been the olympics. was that they could be encouraged to feel that. the same goes because of me brought the game to the world. the only way to really make it 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 that because it's the post cancels twenty twenty two supreme committee which is responsible for the all the nice ation of the tournament that has said that is deeply concerned by the allegations and is found 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 pubs like these it raises questions over whether or not cast should be afforded the privilege of hosting the international tournament reporting from london i'm paul you. nicholas mcguinness from human rights watch told r.t. that qatar and its gulf neighbors have a long history of neglecting workers' rights the government's job to respond to the . only validations are very credible know everyone north of 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 bad laws. prosecuting offenders and the car can do that it's just a question of whether it's willing to go the extra mile and to be caught our lives are in the region where we are you know my coworkers rate is a real serious issue that has been for a very long time count on across the goal of the labor system the legal right. well
it's a free world there are totally totally short of the stock has acquired a series of appalling laws rate for the exploitation of workers and the laws which do exist first of all to have it's impossible to confiscation a law prohibiting illegal recruitment these laws are enforced an awful lot not that i or any of the offenders prosecuted criminally so that is make them punitive but employers many of them most of the county i'm not as olson the for the horrific abuse is which have been reviewed again. still ahead for you this hour not quite a hero's welcome you run for president has pelted with eggs at the stones and shoes following his return from the un general assembly and a historic phone conversation with president barack obama. greek authorities are conducting a sweeping crackdown on the extreme right golden dawn party arresting its leader
and a dozen senior officials and members this stems from the murder of a prominent anti-fascist rapper two weeks ago allegedly by a golden dawn activist the party has become the third largest in greece and is best known for terrorizing immigrants and attacking political rivals dr alexander cuts a mass who's a specialist in of the country's politics spoke to my colleague kevin owen earlier he believes the more the government tries to suppress it the more the organization is likely to flora's. so far as the position of the m.p.'s for whom arrest warrants have been issued is concerned by the fact that they will be on trial in under arrest they will not lose their status as members of the greek parliament or so seems to be the case if you try to close something down and you drive it underground it thrives conversely. that is correct and i am personally against
a full band of golden dawn precisely for the reason you outlined in your question it seems that the greek authorities are not entirely clear about what to do so far . not banning golden dawn because they want to avoid a situation whereby the movement or 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 the anti-war feelings of many in britain have forced the ministry of defense to come up with new ways to reconcile the public with military casualties the new strategy includes the use of more mercenaries drones and reducing the high profile repatriation ceremonies of service personnel killed in combat parties or smith reports. 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 understand how it will benefit them so in an effort to explain war better the think tank makes some recommendations for us to make a large investment into drones suggesting that if people in foreign countries they killed at arms length the british public won't mind so much second use more contractors aka must raise rather than british soldiers to lessen worries about casualties. 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 particularly adamant about keeping repatriation the ceremonies in the public cause i think there should be respected for what they've done and we should be aware that it was just more just the. other things anything they can do is. going to publish them or any move potable should be. i think basically fish would be going to war so it's really trying to avoid war rather than try and 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 weights of public opinion but the. 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 a version to war is the result of a people let's back to unfold and an opposition that's more sophisticated divorcement for us then now after the break on our t.v. an austrian election campaign is livened up by a flamboyant billionaire. he talks to frank stronach who looks set to edges way into the country's parliament on a surge of euro skepticism plus. the flame for the winter olympics is almost ready to start off on its incredible marathon which will take it as far as outer space after the break we report from the birthplace of the legendary sporting event. but. i would like to do it. did you know the price is the only industry specifically mentioned in the constitution and. that's because
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u.s. and iranian leaders for three decades after the call president obama voiced hopes of progress. but said that serious obstacles remain america's top ally excuse me in the middle east israel remains skeptical of iran's less confrontational approach at the u.n. labeling it a smokescreen norman solomon from the institute for public accuracy says that hawks in washington are pushing the white house to be more hardline in its policy towards iran. the u.s. government is under great pressure from the hawks in washington many of whom want the united states to either attack or wink and nod towards israel launching an attack on iran within the next year or so the role of the us i think is now to see what's possible diplomatically and i think it's a combination you know it takes two to dance and ronny and obama are beginning to dance that was not possible under a command in
a job it was not possible or would not be possible under a president romney or president mccain for instance i think that is the very important factor the combination and it's a matter of timing. but it will be very important for the grassroots leaders as well as the powerful in both iran and the united states to keep this on course so that the hardliners in each country don't gain the upper hand our online team has all of our stories and the latest developments on the website just a click away for you is what got right now dramatic footage of a joint military exercise involving russian antebellum russian forces all watched over by the presidents putin and you can find out more about that in our emotion section plus. sued for science a u.s. christian group wants the kansas education board in court for teaching children
about the science of evolution and global warming saying it violates people's religious freedoms the genesis of that story or to dot com. amid the ancient ruins of greece's olympia the dress rehearsal for the lighting of the sochi two thousand and fourteen winter olympics torch has taken place artes and her former reports from the final preparation before the actual ceremony on sunday . branch the washington rehearsal for sunday ceremonies here after limpia the birthplace of the lympics two and a half you guys and years ago and they sang sleep cycle actually had to start on the next dylan pics and that's because the limping flying g. twenty four teen movie did it and it will get into print stuff since you can see here practicing what made on sunday that was my last unit to shoot the first torchbearer who likes addition is always the great and he will then hand that see
the russian torchbearer who on this occasion will be myself an extended at that you know he would stand he has been released by the washington capitals one weekend only to carry out his sauna factual watch and then go on a seven day tool of greece before ending up in ashton's next weekend would then be taken to moscow for the russian leg to read like. on its journey to sochi the torch will pass through nine time zones and it will go as far as north pole and even outer space the flame is scheduled to head to the international space station where it will be taken out for a spacewalk in an unprecedented out of this world show our team will be following the ceremony and bring it to you as soon as it takes place i actually want to be an olympic flame right now. look at some other news making headlines around the world for you this hour in
tunisia the islamist led government plans to step down amid criticism and mass protests staged by the secular opposition the decision comes amid political deadlock and nationwide unrest which was triggered by the july killing of an opposition leader the country is it to be led by a provisional government until new elections can be held. in china a large police task force has freed ninety two children after breaking up a human trafficking network gang members apparently kidnapped children in the south west of the country to sell them as a labor force the network is also believed to be responsible for trafficking in women to be sold as brides. crowds in bahrain have clashed with security forces in protest at the arrest of a prominent opposition figure former m.p. . was taken into custody charged with inciting terrorism police used tear gas and water cannons to disperse the thousands who tried to get to pearl square
the cradle of bahrain's long running on rast the opposition is demanding human rights reforms and accuses the government of conducting a ferocious crackdown. security forces in sudan have opened fire on demonstrators killing another four people in protests which have raged all week long rest is rooted in the cut of fuel subsidies approved last week by president bashir rights groups that believe a total of fifty four people have been shot and killed driving anger over the police's increasingly lethal crackdown calls are growing for bashir to end his almost quarter century in power. well australia is heading into parliamentary elections on sunday and most polls suggest that the current chancellor is on course for reelection but even a country with a fairly healthy economy is seeing a boom in euro skeptic parties such as team stronach which is expected to win a number of seats artie's peter oliver caught up with its billionaire leader 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 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 euro skeptic parties mr frank straw thanks very much for talking to me why has your skepticism caught the imagination in austria we are not skepticism me. i'm very much for european unity and so on which is always thought that come with currency doesn't make sense it's economic and not 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 australia well. because each county has
a certain culture for hundreds and thousands of. and each country must govern down destiny on the other hand the european unity would be that people can move freely around and 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 australia. well. i don't think we will get a majority at this time but we have set principles and tax reforms and parliamentary reforms in parliamentary form so we hope to reduce of politicians and. citizens representatives will have more say in government thank you very much for talking to me frank stronach that the founder of team stronach party running in this year's austrian elections artie's peter all over there now max kaiser takes
a look at some comments by the boss of insurance giant g. who likened the public anger over bankers' bonuses to lynching of african americans you can catch the full show at just after two o'clock g.m.t. but first here's a quick preview for you. ben. the insurance giant which took eighty five billion bailout 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 it 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 you're not working it is suffering i'm taking billions in bonus money is equivalent to you building the entire country that he now preference from i'm a victim i was i'm a force of billions of dollars of buddhism you have a victim oh i can't stand it lynched. even to max keiser to be animated coming up top notch gadgets of the most advanced devices and other twenty first century gizmos it's our to use technology update coming up i'm going.
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of bush's latest stealth fighter. we find out it's a cross between a battery and a combustion engine isn't just a load of. undone in the ground we learn about the mysterious night. but first let's take a look at some of the highlights of this month's show. the international aviation in space show all marks is the highlights of the calendar not just for aviation enthusiasts but for anyone who enjoys a good day out show started off in one thousand nine hundred ninety three when the focus was mainly on entertainment see. then it's evolved into an important business event given the high flies of the aviation industry a chance to sell their wares this year mike says smashed its own attendance record with over one hundred fifty thousand people braving the elements to visit the event in just one day business also proved with companies signing agreements and contracts with twenty.