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your relationship breaks down you become a casualty of his lifelong crush or is the way i don't know your shrink from tibet or know of marco just been for. a few more. as aid flows into the syrian city of terrorists so for the first time since islamic hold was broken government forces are now fighting to retake the city's last remaining districts. brushes newly appointed ambassador to the u.s. meets the american president in washington we look at what challenges the diplomat is likely to face. and in an exclusive interview with ulti germany's foreign minister suggests sanctions against russia could be lifted if a proper truce in eastern ukraine is established.
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watching all teens national life from almost a studio with me to do it she would welcome to the program with islamic states three blockade of syria's dairies so effectively broken by government forces the aim now is to retake the remaining parts of the city from the terrorists here some of the latest pictures from the ground. the break of the terrorist blockade of the city happened after a series of successful operations carried out by the syrian army with the support of russian air power. the syrian army's been advancing rapidly in the recent months as you can see on the map here in june islamic state controlled around a quarter of the country but wind on three months on the round harmful territories
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been lost and now government forces are on the verge of fully liberating the city of terrorists or one of the past eisel stronghold in syria we spoke to one of the syrian army's commanders about how this military success was indeed possible. the syrian air force played the main role in locating the terrorist forces known as i saw their identify their ammunition warehouses and listened in to meetings in which the terrorists planned attacks inside and around their result with the help of russian airpower the syrian air force struck these places ahead of the arrival of syrian government troops this weekend isis ability to attack and to call in reinforcements from morocco and palmira syrian forces fought fierce battles the terrorists have planted improvised explosive devices and car bombs all around trying to prevent the army from entering the city in the end the syrian army gained a great deal of momentum and was able to connect their is all with other territories it has gained. meanwhile
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a humanitarian convoy has reached the city for the first time since. has broken residents can with a food water and other vital supplies we spoke to some of them. people into arizona are on the brink of starvation we were desperate for food and water to reach the city that was all we wanted and thank god help has now arrived. we almost died from harder thing god the humanitarian aid arrived we thought we were going to die. we cannot describe how relieved we are people were dying we would like to think the army and pay tribute to them for lifting the siege. russia also joined the humanitarian efforts by sending its conver envoys to the newly liberated parts of the city for the past three years locals have depended on trucks on a military airfield controlled by one of the syrian army's brigades local journalist and more treasure caught up with brigade which has joined the major assault on i so. i am a just
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a three kilometers away from the one hundred thirty seven degree gate i am it just less than one kilometer of all these little gatherings in this imaginary area just behind that building now the residual area of data store is just about seven hundred meters it's worth mentioning that some medical equipment and other food supplies have just entered the city here i was again the next time i did meet is the military all polls i'm sure that you're hearing there are it's in the sky now the side of me that there is the military airport today result it's just a few kilometers and also it is witnessing some juicy clashes between the syrian own me and isel militants. russia's new ambassador to the u.s. has taken office it comes at a time of strained relations between the countries anatoly has already met with
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donald trump during the meeting the ambassador formally presented his credentials to the american president our washington correspondents america explains what challenges the new passenger is likely to face. well a much anticipated meeting between russia's recently appointed ambassador to the u.s. and u.s. president donald trump has taken place and to nobs predecessor was constantly targeted by the western media portrayed in a negative light over a number of allegations given the controversy surrounding the previous diplomat there are now many speculations around the new figure and as with all u.s. russia meetings this one also attracted media attention especially amid rising diplomatic tensions antonov in particular expressed russia's eagerness to normalize relations with washington russian. relations between the two countries the relations between the united states and russia.
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international peace and progress as well as a strategic stability according to the diplomat the meeting took place in a warm and constructive atmosphere commenting on the meeting the ambassador said that moscow is ready to take concrete steps to improve relations with washington and despite the ongoing diplomatic spat between the countries that saw us russia relations sink to one of the lowest points in history and said he believes the situation is mendable provided there is enough will to cast aside political differences and work together now this is all quite a positive shift from the rhetoric we've been hearing from both sides lately and it seems that improve relations between the two countries seems even more promising considering the new russian ambassador was actually a key member of the team that worked on the two thousand and ten new start bilateral nuclear arms reduction agreement. and like a dialogue on the possibility of a further escalation of tension would benefit neither russia nor america that's
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according to political analyst charles will tell. it's really difficult for me to understand why our either side is going down this path i mean you know we could quibble and say you know in terms of our population we have a larger population then you could come back and say well we have larger territory and whatever but i mean this is really you know i have two children and a case occasionally when they would fight over small problems and ignore great opportunities you know i would try to teach them a lesson or two i'm not saying i'm try to regard the united states and russia as children but you know with all the problems we face around the world in particular our joint problem with radical islamic terrorism. and i caught i mean it seems to be still that finding its full potential like you go on and on and on with all those problems with with so many shared interests i fail to see the wisdom of going down this path. jemmy's foreign minister. to the top of the latest approval ratings in the country. despite the fact. to become the.
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to the polls. has a quick look at the country's current favorite. i was close to being arrested in the wrong china turkey and saudi arabia as i visited those countries i like to think i'd be able to refrain from triggering any foreign policy crises of my words. above the goal oh. oh
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. after becoming the country's foreign minister gabriele stepped down as leader of the social democratic party although he still remains one of its members the party's the closest rival to the ruling christian democrats headed by chancellor merkel an exclusive interview cowbell told us his on the upcoming elections on sanctions targeting russia. by self i was very happy when two days ago the russian president vladimir putin publicly announced plans to request a u.n. mission of course the conditions proposed by russia are not the same as the ones we all ukrainians proposed but i consider it a good first step and what we need to do now is negotiate with the goal of the snobbishness cease fire and pulling back heavy weaponry and now we have an opportunity to do that and if we manage to implement the truce at least the political process of reconstructing done bass may start then we can start lifting
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sanctions against russia i was criticized for my position on ukraine but i still believe it's correct. yeah i want people to vote in germany's interests and in their own interests we want this country to prosper and that's possible only within the united europe those who are turning against europe will weaken our country in the long run. i think russia is just as concerned about islamist terrorism as we are and russia like us is concerned about the proliferation of nuclear weapons if north korea continues down this path and other small countries follow we will want the same thing as russia arms control nucular disarmament and measures to ensure peace establish trust and defeat islamist terrorism our countries have plenty of shared interests. saudi arabia has suspended all dialogue with qatar that's after qatar media were accused of
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misreporting phone conversations between the ama and me of qatar and saudi arabia's defense minister donald trump patters the gulf states to unite against iran on expressed his willingness to act as a mediator between riyadh earlier though the us president alleged that the top was a sponsor of terrorism. i can help mediate between carter and in particular the u.a.e. and saudi arabia i would be willing to do so the nation of qatar fortunately has a storage leap in a funder of terrorism at a very high level. donald trump made those remarks back in june when four countries in the region first cut diplomatic and transport links with the gulf nation saudi arabia egypt bahrain and. qatar of supporting terrorism. the us has its largest air base in the middle east and qatar around eleven thousand american troops stationed there just weeks after the blockade president trunk
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approved of fast fighter jet deal with doha with twelve billion dollars to run university politics professor side mohammad marandi believes the u.s. just wants to boost arms sales to the region. trump really is completely discredited outside of the united states behaving in a provocative manner across the globe trump is very unpredictable so. therefore it's very difficult to say what he's up to and therefore what the position of the united states will be in the future but obviously one of his objects of justice is to milk the countries in the persian gulf region they're there for seeing that the kuwaitis to buy more weapons that are used to buy more weapons the about a knees in the emirate in the saudi supply more weapons from the united states. one of the most powerful atlantica hurricanes in history is battering the caribbean we'll have the latest updates for you after this break.
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but now china has taken the bold step here in the twenty first century and after they've built our economy on the backs of all american jobs all the american jobs will to china and the trade the middle class out of church members like a hundred years ago fifty years ago thirty years ago before the world trade organization they were accepted into the average you know chinese person was surviving on dirt like they were nation eighty but now they're all for a middle class but point mining. as long as you run support still the intel international community should say to run this is not acceptable you should stop firing on this ng still go from zero perspective baseless ballots hamas. will be doing the place but this is something that i believe israel should see to good or we drop of course we do and i did states the states and to say ok it's not just you know
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a small easily problem. welcome back to the new york times claims to have exposed another technique used by russia to influence the us election allegedly russian boats were creating fake accounts to pay for political adverts on to spread on to clinton messages on twitter and facebook make alphonsus on takes a closer look. what you're proving has an army of internet trolls a legions of trolls that they have spreading program one message saying the problem is mission was to hurt the us democratic process to hurt hillary clinton and
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undermine her presidency. facebook and twitter but turns into deception and propaganda fingerprints on the pundits or even the thousands of fake . mr clinton's denials of questions. mr putin interfere in the twenty sixteen election put him self ordered the attacks gave his cyber experts broad direction in the election. wow you might think this looks like a new t.v. show that's about your screens but no it's actually a new york times article use your imagination now kremlin bots turn into americans who influence the us presidential elections since ational plotline the script must be amazing well here's a spoiler it was inspired by a post by facebook's security chief which said they had discovered hundreds of bots
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purchasing space for political ads our analysis suggests these accounts and pages were affiliated with one another and likely oprah rated out of russia this plotline also has a hint of mission impossible to sway the elections for just a hundred thousand dollars compare that with the whopping clinton campaign budget and what was the impact of that mission well facebook estimates that out of all the election related content posted on the platforms only one tenth of one percent resulted from information attacks like the alleged kremlin pain they'll need to do better than that if they want to sell this dollywood but ok what about the main villain i think you know what i'm talking about ip addresses can simply be made up mr putin said referring to internet protocol addresses well showing the striking familiarity with how cyber attackers might cover their tracks president putin mentioned that ip addresses can be masked and anyone can pretend to be someone else
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seems he knows way too much about how it all works there's even a spin off on twitter it turns out the russian bots reply directly to trump on twitter oh those clever russians clearly this was an effort to influence donald trump they know he reads tweets so what exactly does that prove nada zilch zero zero zero well the title was so promising but it turned out to be the same old story with nothing proven and nothing tangible because francis and thiago r.t. . facebook recently changes view on alleged interference and influence leading some to question the credibility of the allegations right off to the us elections the amongst the books said it was crazy to think fake news could have influenced the presidential vote you know personally i think. the idea that. you know news on facebook which you know it's
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a very small amount of the content. of the election in any way i think is a pretty crazy idea right and it's. you know voters make decisions based on their lived experience face because they claimed it was aware of any paid ads designed to influence elections then on wednesday the company said it found three thousand suspicious ads however the companies refusing to release any of them at the same time google says it hasn't found any evidence of suspected targets to come payne's earlier we talked to historian erik's us who has doubts over the allegations. spoke earned sixty six billion dollars from advertising just last year alone and be a legit campaign is it true your campaign with one hundred thousand dollars obviously that could not have swayed an election anywhere except maybe in a small town in a presidential campaign there are hundreds of millions of dollars that are spent no
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one in the government or at facebook or in the news media is presenting even a single one of the alleged three thousand on line advertisements the lack of true shipley shows their intent i mean that they would present this garbage to the other like it's not even worth presenting at all all the allegations are so brave the special counsel who's investigating to try to find a reason to have the president impeached is looking into everything that he can. ok on the screens now you can see behind me these are the latest pictures from florida the first signs of the devastating hurricane if we can to a category four storm while passing north in cuba but it's still one of the most powerful atlantic ocean how to cancel recorded history officials are warning of a large scale catastrophe the stones been battling carbon islands leaving
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a trail of devastation has already claimed at least twenty lives. over the. heads towards this thousand u.s. coast panic stricken citizens have started to flee the state on two main interstate highways have been clogged with thousands of fake calls and gas stations running out of fuel the traffic nightmare started on wednesday and since then has got even worse the florida governor's warned people to leave miami residents who are choosing to stay that's taking precautions to escape the damage including boarding
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up their windows marina put my house the latest details. six hundred sixty thousand people have been instructed to leave their homes in miami dade county that is the largest evacuation this county has ever seen a total of forty three shelters in miami dade will be open with enough collective space to accommodate one hundred thousand people the federal government said no one in florida has experienced a storm with the intensity of urging all those in evacuation zones to get out now if you're told to evacuate leave get out quickly. the roads will philip quickly so you need to go. continues to be a threat that is going to devastate the united states or florida or some of the southeastern states i'm located in one of the zones that was instructed to evacuate i'm in a neighborhood called brickell this neighborhood has
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a lot of high rise buildings and a lot of buildings under construction one of them. any reasons residents here were told to evacuate is because of the construction sites and the construction cranes these key cranes also route miami that litter the skyline are actually being left up they have not been taken down despite the fact that city officials knew irma was on her way more than a week ago it is not clear why they have not been taken down by they oppose danger to any building around it all of those people that are trying to evacuate many are succeeding many are failing we heard from some were at the fort lauderdale international airport where generally i was able to buy a one way ticket to memphis all the tickets were sold out i kept trying all week over and over again and lucked out now. i have never experienced this in my
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life in my entire life so i just thought it might be you know unsafe for me to get out because i am never been in this before and i just want to get out everyone is being warned every hour that will be ferocious when she hits florida. moscow's mall king eight hundred seventy years of being in the history books there are widespread celebrations and events including workshops on even ballet on red square. as part of the city day celebrations authorities have append a huge new paulk sorry idea is moscow's first major new paulk in fifty is it was
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built on flood a mere pittance initiative on the site of the vast soviet era hotel rossiya that was pulled down in the two thousands and the president himself visited the newly opened paul. sol roundup of the news this hour make sure you check us out on social media or on facebook twitter and on our web site called. back at the top of.
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the. saloon the dubrovnik in venice are all fixed travel destinations so it must be nice to live there or is it. the. crowds of tourists disrupt the city's economic and social life in them and hopefully for us on the celestial get out of the loop it was such a traditional story some nuts by him some money yes you've done as we've done as minor leagues on a school bus days a month on the beach while the city's tried desperately not to collapse all powerful corporations collect the profit of vision didn't include what you put to the simple and probably global mean talk or be a couple economy in the bushes up the on saabs knock up the suppose it to me of a. shit load of mine.
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is a tourist phobia will fail in town identity. city it's not coming from the trumpet ministration which is being victimized by this new. imaginary hobgoblin of russian collusion with the trump campaign is being used by enemies and adversaries to deal with them as of the. time after time they were going underground after bangladesh nepal india sierra leone and texas it's today florida's turn to face climate change coming up in the show on the anniversary of the creation of north korea we ask the chair of the u.k. all party parliamentary group on north korea who has the right strategy for peace.
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or donald trump and his fab the missiles and would storm on to be better used to house ulster's homeless it's not being used for much else at the moment we ask. if it's the end of the line for the northern ireland peace process but it's the first pm queues of the season but it's to raise them a channel in the now she's bung them a billion to be prime minister ninety percent of deaths in the troubles were caused by terrorism and not by the. golden civil coming up in today's going underground reversed while the effects of manmade climate change manifested themselves in a caribbean already scarred by the monroe doctrine a syria making gains against isis was bombed by israel that whilst moscow which has been at the forefront of the battle against isis cautioned against self defeating nature nation policies against north korea and in south korea schools were injured in protests against u.s. made so-called missile defense systems being stationed in jew drazen me it is clear
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that somehow it's up to china to do more joining me now as the u.k.'s chair of the all party parliamentary group on the d.p. r. k. has been to north korea on four occasions crossbench peer will david alton. thanks for coming on going underground you've been to north korea will be seven years ago some delegations in north korea saying that things have never been better and it came in as opposed to kim jong il who was leader when when you were there i've been taught life like that well i've been four times i would write a book about it but more importantly i chair the all party parliamentary group on north korea and we have witnesses who have been before this week after week giving their first hand testimonies and more important than that the commission of inquiry established by the united nations and which reported three years ago these are their words they said this is a state without parallel two hundred thousand people in the gulags in north korea day by day atrocities and think of things like the v.x. agent the most toxic nerve agent in the world being used against kim jong nam in a civilian airport in kuala lumpur think of what happened to his. relative by
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marriage jams on tech who was executed by the regime or the head of the defense and security stopped all the testimony given last year in london by the number two in the north korean embassy who defected the most high ranking official in north korea to defect going to do given that the witnesses that you're taking evidence from it's in their interest just say what they're saying to the amount of arrived at my university office four years ago he described twice from north korea he showed me the scars on his back where he had been tortured he did abandon there during the period of the famine when two million people died in north korea he described how he had been able to escape first time was repatriated by the chinese he escaped a second time and his vivid account of what happened to him wasn't make believe in many of the other people that i have met who had been in the camps and escaped from the camps there was an extraordinary woman called heywood who gave evidence before members of both houses and she described what life was like in those camps and anyone who is.

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