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syria says claims it carried out a recent chemical weapons attack yet another fabrication that comes after a leaked document appears to contradict the global chemical weapons watchdog probe into last year's assault on the city of do. everything for wiki leaks founder julian assange just time in the ecuadorian embassy in london set to be handed over to u.s. prosecutors later items including electronic equipment papers and even medical records. blows a u.s. journalist is vowing to protect his sources office to seeing his home and office raided publishing a confidential police report. started to pry my door open.
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hammer to try to break the law immediately to me the next 3 hours during my house. good morning 8 am under 20 from a right i have moscow right here watching us run the world is going good so far my name is kevin and here with this world news update for you that starting in syria where the government's denying rebel reports that chemical weapons were used in a recent attack in the taqiyya province damascus is branded the reports as media fabrication and says it will not stop the fighting terrorism this comes after a leaked document has cast doubt of the weekend on the global chemical weapons watchdogs report on a chemical attack in the city of duma last year in response the u.s. the u.k. and france launched more than 100 missiles against what they say were syrian
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chemical weapons facilities that he could stand off as the details. we saw petrified children. we listened to the righteous indignation very terrible regime we read a scrupulous investigation into what happened by the un chemical weapons watchdog the o.p.c. w. report was meant to pose an indisputable and to speculations over what happened in duma in syria in spring 2018 except that it really. last week a group of activists published an expert's findings which were apparently sent to the o p c w but for one reason or another were not included in the report the 16 newly revealed pages challenges the bag bone of the official conclusions.
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after passing through the ceiling in impacting the floor at lower speed the cylinder continued in altered trajectory until reaching the position in which it was found. observations of the scene of the 2 locations suggest that there is a higher probability that both cylinders were money placed at those $2.00 locations rather than being delivered from aircraft the engineering teams account is well structured it includes pictures from the site of the incident blueprints and images of the test cases studied to deliver their verdict it's unlikely the project tile fell from above which would in that case mean one thing the assad controlled air force had nothing to do with it and while the sky was dominated by the government of the ground at that time was in control of the insurgents so the question is now
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who else could have placed the cylinder on that bed now the revelation. had the o.p.c. w. concerned except not the substance of it but the fact that someone in their ranks when grow and exposed something they tried to bury as deep and far away from the public eye as possible now we talked to peter robinson who was among those activists who published the assessment the bottom line this is the documents have been passed to us which clearly shows that there has been an investigation carried out from within you don't you an investigation which is not found its worry alternately into the fire who needs your best to give you no p c w and how it has been operating because it is the case that this organization has been subjected to political pressure and that has led to. their investigations and that
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is an incredibly serious matter. but this engine airing analysis is not the 1st blow to the official version of what happened in duma now this video purported to show the harrowing aftermath of the chemical attack resonated across the airwaves and was hyped by many channels horrific images of syrian children fighting for brownfield and suffocating in their homes the editor emergency shelter with foam in their mouths disturbing reports of a chemical weapons attack chemical attack carried out by the acid regime except later people in the video said they had no recollection of a chemical attack some people barged into the hospital hosed people with water instigated panic and vanished even a producer with the b.b.c. a broadcaster that gave major airtime to the clip said he believed the hospital
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video was staged. after almost 6 months of investigations i can prove without a doubt that the duma hospital scene was staged no fatalities occurred in the hospital. in 20 teen the allowed us to voices on the world stage were quick to deliver their verdict and punishment these are not the actions of a man. they are crimes of a monster instead the nations of britain france and the united states of america have martial their righteous power against barbarism and brutality. but with this new information it's not that obvious anymore and although it's speak the interest of the politically engaged classes there's a deafening silence from the great and good the entire body of evidence for that
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particular attack is questionable the o.p.c. w. would. or is designed to lay blame on this particular party or that particular party obviously they are going to be abused by elements on the ground because they know that with russian and syrian air planes in the air and there they have nowhere to go or they would desperately need some help by american planes were british planes so they could fabricate everything or anything and the interesting part is that the united states and and its allies weren't even wait for the investigation to take place whenever there is a hint of something they would use to me to go and bomb. changed we don't know it really depends if you ask me plus what do you make of the nie report but it is a high possibility i really doubt it. the developing story later today we think
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everything from wiki leaks founder julian assange is near 70 years in an ecuadorian embassy in london said to be handed over to u.s. prosecutors later a cruise with their items include electronic equipment legal papers and even medical records the ecuadorian government agreed to turn over any documents materials used by his sons during that time to both british and u.s. authorities because he was arrested last month or so when. there these are exclusive pictures we've been around the world for. agency after his asylum status was revoked following the arrest the sons were sentenced to 50 weeks in prison escaping bell back in 2012. also facing the possibility of extradition now to america very uncertain future ahead washington accuses the whistleblower of conspiring to hack a government computer a charge that could land him 5 years in prison next this morning daniel hawkins takes a closer look at how asylum just souring a relationship that could or may have played right into the hands of the u.s.
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. they used to be enemies but became be a fair face in just one year ecuador and the united states from kicking out military personnel and even a u.s. ambassador to new partnership and funding how can this be at least part of the arts judy in assad's you see the whistleblower was granted asylum at the ecuadorian embassy in london under former president rafael career but the new president doesn't share that love for leaks but the patients of ecuador has its limits we are a tolerant and calm people but not stupid we've revoked the asylum of the spoiled brat and got rid of a thorn in our side and now a new era of friendship between ecuador and the us has been an else there's no more you being. the new iraq. between. your new chapter new benefits help with social development and education with natural disaster response and the environment with no costs attached all on the us tab so
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how did this amazing turnaround happen it all began back in 2017 with a visit from trump's then advisor when mr munder fought met with president of ecuador to discuss the china development fund the president raised with most of the money for his desire to remove from ecuador's embassy it's unclear of posts. talks on assad's came to any conclusion but later that year they could all kicked off a whole raft of other negotiations including an i.m.f. bailout then in march last year ecuador cut the whistle blower's internet access citing his posting of messages which interfered with other states or risk that could always relationship with other countries thankfully assad has messages didn't jeopardize relations with the united states and a few months later u.s. vice president mike pence arrived in quito to discuss a jackpot of funding that was heading ecuador's way today i'm pleased to announce
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that the united states will support that effort to root out corruption nearly want to $1000000.00 to support your efforts. to end corruption and strengthen civil society ready and that was only the start of the cash bonanza could or finally had a $4000000000.00 loan from the i.m.f. approved and later military tries with the us were restored a correlation isn't causation but a patent does seem to present the kind of getting no move through moves united states approves of your conclusion is that illuminated it's in julian assange and here's here's the line he seems that way it seems there can be a fine line between love and hate and it may be that line was drawn in there could or an embassy in london. and all kids there next a freelance journalist in the us is coming under increased police pressure to disclose the identity of
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a whistleblower source is house and office were raided earlier this month in connection to the publishing of a confidential police report he spoke to us about the incident. came to my house we did not know arc they started to pry my door open they used. to try to break the lock i got up and i asked them if they had a warrant and they said yes and i all. on the door and let them in the immediately handcuffed me spent the next 3 hours searching my house and taking over 55 different items from my home they discovered that i had an office so they got a 2nd search warrants and took me to my office and did the 2nd search warrant there and at that time and since then i have not revealed my source nor will i the internal report leaked to brown comedy relates to a police investigation into the death of a san francisco state appointed lawyer last february the journalist sold the
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details of the report to serie a television stations then other media outlets were also able to obtain the document independently now authorities say confiscated the number of items from the journalist including notebooks and computers after that under california law the journals cannot be forced to disclose their confidential sources and the relationship should be in theory fully protected the search on brian comedy's house has been criticized by press freedom organizations which say it's a violation of the law and the rights of industry professionals than police maintain the raid was lawful and warranted is brian come out again. right now i cannot do my work because of the equipment replay confirming they took everything from my home they took my tablet they took my cell phones my computers normally when there is an investigation you don't receive your property back and sorry investigation is over that could literally be years from now i have not been arrested i have not
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been a q.'s then i have not been charged with any crime we discussed the implications of this case with another journalist analysts are. it's not good it's it's very good very dangerous it's very disturbing in this case it seems to be this is the protections don't seem to be working there have been some dark periods in u.s. history in which journalists came under serious repression but i think this is certainly one of the worst cases in recent decades journalists and also an anyone concerned with free speech to protest the police action in this case to be as strongly as they can. we have to see what the outcome is but it certainly is possible that the atmosphere is growing is darkening that freedoms are contracting america's is a very bad state these days. well still to come a small included corruption scandal that kicks off this weekend sending shock waves through austria and beyond ramifications of that still happening just one of the
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stories like that for you when we come back after the break. what politicians to do something to. put themselves on the line to get accepted or rejected. so when you want to be president. or somehow i want to. let you go right to the press this is like the full screen for people. interested
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in the walk. again folks watching this morning every day is going good so far next with fears about being of a foreign meddling in the upcoming european elections there might be some news to put your mind at rest some good news at last belgium state security services there was no evidence of a large scale russian influence campaign ahead of the polls that's according to a belgian daily newspaper shallow dubin ski takes up the story. when you hear russia being mentioned in the same sentence as an election where does your mind all
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to magically go russian actors continue to try to disrupt meddle infiltrate the u.s. political debate of the elections themselves russia's interfering they're continuing to interfere russia has been mentioned as the likely source of this interference in terms russians and other nation states absolutely are attempting to manipulate us yeah i thought so but how much attention have really been paying ahead of this week's european parliamentary elections there was a long bells have been deafening with suggestions that russia is trying to muscle its way in and influence the vote yet the wood on the streets in belgium is that the so-called russian trolls actually haven't lifted a finger never say never but currently there appears to be no russian shows active in the electoral campaign i mean with just days to go you'd think that they'd be all over this ok belgium is a small country but it's also a strategic one it's at the heart of europe and the european union as well as home
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to nato headquarters so how about the rest of the e.u. well according to one expert there's also no evidence that russia has been meddling elsewhere. it stretching the russian internet. that was a dream omen for russia to question our constitutional state which in of european states to is pretty quiet in the room so european elections what's interesting is that it seems that whenever there's a major showcase of democracy in the western world even takes place fingers are already pointing towards possible russian interference take breaks that according to some there is absolutely no chance that british citizens in their right mind wanted to leave the e.u. and those that voted to break that some 17400000 people were swayed by you. you guessed it russian this information yet according to the then foreign secretary the
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evidence to support meddling amounted to. the. evidence that the ninety's he notices. and what about germany in the lead up to the 2017 elections tongues well why king that it was a right for the picking and russia would be front and center there were no major attacks before and during the german bundestag elections we couldn't find any major keys at all so when it emerged that they wasn't a brightness to be found there either the real mystery developed into a why not. interesting enough there is no doubt that this is the most important narrative. especially united states that. are spreading throughout the new concern in the world of russia seems like they are conspiracy. theory isn't just
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a way to. change and to change issues of the next plane send it to. others to make young voters away need any kind of war just make. a invasion to other questions rather than to the priorities economic or are you using any social or are you are so i think that nowadays there had never been a struggle. so called russia interference is not the only threat could possibly face before the elections german chancellor angela merkel has expressed a concern over the rise of populism which she says will use any possible means to gain power including corruption and bribes. now that we haven't to deal with populist movements that in many areas a contemptuous of this values who want to destroy the europe our will values we have to stand up to this decisively what fails under this is that minorities are not protected sent basic human rights are called into question and that corruption
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place a rule in politics we need to conjure all of this in a decisive manner and that is what we will do. first the latest scandal in austria where the vice chancellor has resigned after becoming embroiled in a corruption scandal video emerged showing a hunch christie instruct offering lucrative public contracts to a woman pretending to be the niece of a russian oligarch in exchange for political support he says he's the victim of a legal hit job. besides if. he's alive you know. he's from all this. yes it was stupid yes it was responsible yes it was a mistake but at the same time it was a victim of a targeted political attack that he used illegal means so after talks with the chancellor sebastian koontz i made the decision to resign from the post
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a fighting chance. while the ramifications still being felt stretches actions caused to public outrage with thousands of people protesting outside the parliament building in vienna on saturday the cold for a new government in the wake of the scandal in the austrian chancellor sebastian coe smith acting quickly to the events calling for snap elections we spoke to a member of parliament hill tend to think jenny thing you think scandals like this kind of thing they're often used for political purposes. this is typical for not only us political system in germany you know there are so very so so many coincidence or snow in ready there on the subject there recalled crystal structure so what do you know snow newly truly are so old and what a coincidence why try and swan now one week before the european elections this tape. o.p.'s there is a choice and action. western last week who are very keen on
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discretization all for politico poland. all the other dream and party leaders here. purpose in the parliament apart from. some kind of prefabricated armed force to true criticise the situation if you so previous to that this is joint action in order to undermine their success or. control trick european projects in the upcoming elections next week. which will be following of course i'm kevin o. intake of tea with you on the move fed to the app store search for for now this monday morning thanks for watching our channel international in this update of a great monday. after the previous stage of my career was over everyone wondered what i was going
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all the years i've talked to you about the insect control is a show of the economy where all humans are becoming like a colony of insects bees are ants and that's all enabled by this 5 year old surveillance pretty cool right. this footage is unique because the zoe tribal lands are normally off limits to the public erik's allowed in because he's this is personal don't. people here know him simply as dr eric he's rich famous some always on the move saving yachts and flying aircraft that.
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know. he's considered one of the best neurosurgeons in brazil. that's happening amazon. already so says going to busy doing nothing is going to do the population much because it's going to people from mama's own. this is a story about what happens austria stray bullets kills a young girl in the street. what happens to her family and daughters in florida no mother and daughter is buried in a cemetery in meaning messes with your head. what happened to the community the public was screaming for a scapegoat the police needed
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a scapegoat so why not choose a 19 year old black kid with a criminal record who better to plan this than him and what happens in court. shocked shocked as far as i feel. we don't know the struggle. and to this. it was you. know. the turmoil in libya has been dragged into
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a 2nd month old ready with all diplomatic efforts in getting military strong. government in tripoli to negotiate what is the future hold for the war torn country will ask dr mustafa. former deputy prime minister of libya. the crisis in libya is fast becoming a stalemate with the forces of field-marshal stuck at the gates of the libyan capital and neither side able to inflict a decisive defeat on the other foreign powers throw their backing behind both rival factions will the conflict between warlords and government drag on for years to come and eventually destroy any hope of building a new state in war torn libya or can the international community put aside its differences for the sake of restoring peace and order to the beleaguered country. dr mustafa gore the former deputy prime minister of libya welcome to the show it's great to have you with us once again. thank you for having me so i wanted to have
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tar hasn't been able to break triple is to say i'm so far but there's no sign of retreat and he's even called on the streets to battle harder during the ongoing months of ramadan he's been saying that he will not be able to take over tripoli rijkaard lists of all the foreign support enjoy what makes you think that i mean i mean clearly the 1st ford i mean this this attack on tripoli it is really it is a crime against the libyan people and it is done only for one reason is for mr hough to take over the country to be to rule the country so it is done for the person of interest and of course i mean it is it has been going on now for 5 weeks and he did not move any further than when he started and because clearly to be built in tripoli they don't want to have to take over there that their city they will are defending their city they are not allowing this the.

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