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get accepted or rejected. so when you want to be president or injury. or some want to be pressed. to be for us this is what the 43 in the morning can't be good that i'm interested always in the water as in the. first sip. prosecutors in sweden request arrest warrant for julian after reopening a rape investigation. continues to divorce itself from the wiki leaks founder. all his possessions. prosecutors. had on the program a leaked document raises questions about the global chemical weapons watchdogs assessment of. the syrian city of. conservations at the scene of the 2 locations suggest that there is
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a high probability. that those 2 locations rather than being delivered from. government corruption scandal politicians across the european union gain momentum to their own party. around the clock across the world this is r.t. international from the team myself you know neal hello and welcome the top story swedish prosecutors have requested an arrest warrant for wiki leaks founder julian assange after they reopened a rape case against them last week the ecuadorian embassy in london meanwhile has started handing over the whistleblowers possessions to u.s. authorities who are also seeking extradition breaking down the latest developments
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. today is the start of these sort of formal proceedings whereby ecuador hands over someone just personal possessions in order for u.s. prosecutors to get their hands on them it's expected that there's 2 police officers and a prosecutor from that are going to be going through his things presuming is accumulated quite a few possessions and 70 is holed up inside and according to wiki leaks neither julian assange nor his legal team nor u.n. representatives have been allowed to be for this process and the wiki leaks at its head christopher often has said that what's happening today is illegal on monday before. the embassy in london for the masters in washington the transport minister ration. to behave like it's the wild west so u.s. authorities have until mid june to potentially expand the charges against
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a songe at the moment his extradition request from the u.s. says that he's wanted for conspiracy to hack and government computer but there is concern from wiki leaks that once the u.s. prosecutors get their hands on someone just computer hard drives that charge could be handed out and made much more serious now julian assange just supporters have been head you can see they're still here outside the embassy they've been heckling people that go in and out there's been a few police officers they are very unhappy with what's happening and we spoke to a few of them it's a disgrace that the british government should be attempt to persecute you really and he's done nothing but tell the truth he had to be a witness. of the. travesty of justice. things belong to julian assange and he doesn't give me any admission. that. if the u.k. has reached. the intent to commit a crime. so you can take
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a. police officer is coming and going all day as we're watching both the entrance is the main entrance to the embassy but there's also a back exit which there's no traffic now so i can show you but there's a police van there and a police officer walking past a side exit i straight to the full month. the ecuadorian consul here in london who said he was actually dismissed by the new leadership when lenin miranda came to power because of his support for julian a son. illegally these abuses what's happening is basically stealing things from a person who cannot defend himself. talked to today. not obliged to. take the things straight away today.
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today. by the front door. basically way to come in. as for the money shot that picture potentially about solange's computer being taken out and handed over to u.s. prost prosecutors are just taken out well according to the former console that i spoke to that he says that after video agency court my son is being dragged out of here against his will last month the authorities the ecuadorian officials inside are going to make it their priority to try in a raid the cameras this time around. talking us through. a long time supporter of julian the sons to use the search may come as a blow to the whistleblowers legal case. disgraceful way for an independent sovereign nation to behave but that's what they're doing i don't know exactly what they want to find but they're going to get an awful lot they're going to get. judy and legal notes from the legal meetings what should've been privately will meetings
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that he's had in the embassy obviously i think that's of great concern to those who are preparing to fight is actually the case here i think that the 7 years that julian spent in the embassy of war very hard on him he's an incredibly resilient person but i did see the cost exerted on him i don't think that you should have served any time at all for his enormous achievements in reinventing journalism. inspiring not just chelsea manning but one of the whistleblowers we've so cherie since you've been in a measurable benefit to the work you should be extremely grateful to julian and what has happened to him is a travesty. and prosecutors in sweden have requested an arrest warrant for the wiki leaks founder if granted it would be the 1st step to have a songe extradited from the u.k. where he's currently serving
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a 15 week prison sentence for skipping bill back in 2012 last week stockholm decided to reopen a rape case against him after it been previously dropped and what he said. on those ecuador continues to divorce itself from julian assange the country appears to rekindle its friendship with the united states across the board. we will do. this memorandum is an additional demonstration of the activation of acquittals relations with united states which last year reached its highest and most important point. they used to be enemies but became beer fairfax in just one year ecuador and the united states from kicking out military personnel and even a us ambassador to new partnership and funding how can this be at least part of the art judean assad's you see the whistleblower was granted asylum at the ecuadorian
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embassy in london under former president rafael career but the new president doesn't share that love for leaks. patients event could or has its limits we are a tolerant and calm people but not stupid we've revoked the asylum this 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 think. the new iraq. between us and good or new chapter new benefits help with social development and education with natural disaster response and the environment with no costs attached all on the u.s. tab so how did this amazing turnaround happen it all began back in 2017 with a visit from trump's then advisor when mr moment for met with president of ecuador to discuss the china development fund the president rose with the money for his desire to remove juvenile sons from acquittals embassy it's unclear if those talks
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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 whistleblowers internet access citing his posting of messages which interfered with other states or risk that could was 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 that the united states will support that effort to root out corruption we want to 1000000 dollars to support your efforts. to end corruption and strengthen civil society and that was only the start of the cash but ecuador finally had a $4000000000.00 loan from the i.m.f. approved and later military tries with the us work restored
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a correlation isn't causation but a patent does seem to present a kind of get to know move through move soon and states approves of your conclusion is that a little traded it's entirely understand here's you. it seems there can be a fine line between love and hate and maybe that line was drawn in there could all remember see in london. another headline stories this hour the syrian government is denying rebel reports that chemical weapons were used in the recent attack in the western coast province the reports came the syrian army advances retaking main highways and trade routes around the rebel held problems to be delayed by the government branded the reports and fabrication insisting that syria has never used chemical weapons before and will not use them. it will not stop in the battle
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against terrorism. for a number of days ago a leaked document raised questions about the global chemical weapons watchdogs report on last year's chemical attack in this city of duma as you can see here around 10 kilometers from the capital back then blaming assad's forces the u.s. britain france carried out or strikes against syrian government facilities you've got the background. 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.
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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. after passing through the ceiling in impacting the floor of 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 as well structured it includes pictures from the side of the incident blueprints and images
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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 governments of the ground at that time was in control of the insurgents so the question is now 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 the bottom line in this is that the documents have been passed to us as i said before we've had we have confirmation from multiple sources which clearly shows that there has been an investigation carried out from within
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your. own investigation which is not found old to muttley into the fire do not report and use your best to get your p.c. w. and how it has been operating because if it is the case that it's organization has been subjected to political pressure and that had led to distortion there investigations then that 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 many with foam in their mouths disturbing reports of a chemical weapons attack chemical attack carried out by the acid regime except
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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 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 crying of a monster instead the nations of britain france and the united states of america have martial their righteous power against barbarism and brutality.
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but with this new information it's not that obvious anymore and although it's speak the interest of the politically engaged classes in the minds of the new evidence from our no p c w engineers report i hope the guardian newspaper will have the good grace to print a nun reserved apology for their scurrilous ad hominem attack on me after i denounce the white house potently concoct a story for what it was when they have just discovered to major piece of the puzzle explaining how seemingly independent international organizations how deceive us into consent into wars and regime change interventionism around the world there's a deafening silence from the great and good the entire body of evidence for that particular attack is questionable the o.p.c. w. would. or is designed to lay blame on this particular party or that particular
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party obviously they are going to be abused by elements on the ground because they know that with russian 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 at wait for the investigation to take place whenever there is a hint of something they would just immediately go and bomb movie changed if we don't know it really depends if you ask me the question on what the f. u. c. w. would make up in the 3 polls but is that really a high possibility i really doubt it but german chancellor warns of the rise of the right in europe as r.t. reports optimism.
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and those who those of more than half the day have you don't care about the mayor they don't care about this the beneath you know libya not if you think it is about their own agendas. and so we might be bugged here for a long time to be really a civil war that continues for for a long time. seem wrong why don't we all just don't call. me. yet to say proud to stay become educated and it gets right equals betrayal. when so many find themselves worlds apart. just to look for common ground.
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join me every thursday on the alex salmond show and i'll be speaking to guest of the world of politics sports business i'm show business i'll see that. you. know 1000 minutes into the program welcome back hundreds of undocumented migrants occupied france's busiest airport on sunday and demanding to meet the prime minister over asylum policy video shows police said sharlee the goal airport in part a spirit numbered by the protesters who are from a migrant support group calling itself the block this let's go live now to parson a correspondent charlotte dubin see charlotte a protest big enough to close a major or terminal take us through what happened and what's being demanded.
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all this happened around lunch time on sunday off to not show it to go live which as you may know is the biggest in france in terms of international capacity and the 2nd largest in europe with this group of my colleagues around some $580.00 people too close to the airport down as the they did it to make their claims to denounce the deportation of people in the regular situations here in france and also to the actions of fronts in aiding deportations of undocumented migrants most of those individuals who are said to be undocumented migrants and they've now described themselves as being the black vests they were shouting at parts of times at the airports some people who i'm saying certain clips that france doesn't belong to the french that everyone has a right to be here let's take
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a little look now at what happened at the apple s. u. u u u u. u. well * that situation became he. teats enough and they're all reports that police used tear gas to trying to those undocumented migrants to try and get them out to the woods to try to bring things back to normality here and asylum policy has long being something that many people are unhappy about here in fronts we know that there's a big government crackdown that's been taking place the institution you saw element immigration bills last year which haven't gone down very well and we heard at the end just she was allegedly teaser official figures in front of the number of deportations of illegal aliens from france had actually increased by 20 percent so
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that has really riled people up and that's one of the reasons why the so called life vests rochelle till yesterday this is the 1st time we've seen them take action similar to this back in january they try to gather around the paris headquarters the police there that they would demanding that people would have regular as i say should over the situation and it seems things did calm down yesterday off they demanded that meeting with air france and the french prime minister it would for me but i haven't met the prime minister but they certainly did meet with individuals who are fronts i don't think this is the last that we will face particular protests . or thanks very much for the update or to charlotte dubin ski live in paris. with the european elections just days away politicians across the block been voicing concern over their dramatic surge in support for euro skeptic forces the
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fresh wave of condemnation of the nationalist rights comes following the collapse of the austrian government over a corruption scandal peter all reports on what's been a tumultuous few days. being quite the weekend for austrian politics the government in austria has collapsed over the weekend following on for what's being called the be ther video or gate what we have seen is angle america and others come out and say that what this shows what the sting operation shows is that well you can't trust the populists on the far right there's a lot of scandal involved in this and it's certainly being used by those that would like to see those parties suffer frankly when it comes to the european elections we haven't to deal with populist movements that in many areas a contemptuous of this values who want to destroy the europe our values it has long been known to try to win populist destabilize our press freedom and democracy far
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right populists are the enemies of freedom strikers is only the 1st domino to fall getting ready for savini le pen or brown and other extreme right wing puppets of moscow's leash but this doesn't look good for those on the right and particularly when you're looking at the likes of. italy who on saturday the same day the. resigned as vice chancellor held a giant rally in milan in which the idea was supposed to be getting together all of the anti establishment organizations and political parties across europe under one banner if we look at the projected results for the european elections that are coming up $250.00 out of $751.00 seats are expected to go to those that would be described as a populist or far right it doesn't look good though what's happened in austria the vice chancellor the another senior member of his party both been caught on camera back in 27 speaking to a woman who purports to be the niece of
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a wealthy russian investor it doesn't bode well and looks like the worst type of scandal ridden scandal videos. i mean he's alive. he's. on camera there he stepped down on saturday and said that he was the victim of political assassination this is. 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 but the timing of this sting of this hit piece however you want to call it well it coincides in the lead up to the 0 rypien elections in which the mainstream parties were set to lose quite scant
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siddur a plea i still say really to lose quite considerably to those parties that have been termed populist or right wing in the past. for reaction we go live now to international relations professor peter schultz from gutting in university in germany peter good to see you how damaging will the austrian vice chancellors resignation do you think be to nationalist parties or otherwise in the european elections. it may have a cross border impact but i think the real impact as in australia and if we look at the recent poll which roseman done today the period that means the liberal party is down about 5 percent and public. opinion polls and. we don't know well mean be elections will be are in september or the middle of september this year if the party can recover from this kind of that element and the but i don't think so i think that we lose it will be the liberal party that after
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australia and sort of democrats and especially the conservative part that again if but what i do not understand and i think we have to the difference between the content of the interview on the formal thing that you i mean how could any experience and should put it to seem like a structure with scheme for 14 years ahead of the party in years and never it within the austrian parliament. end up in such a set up and such a sting operation and just knowing 2 was pigeon are in any beats you know in i'm not such a circumstance and this is i think not clear and i think that the. if there's an investigation in the in this kind of set up there will be maybe a different picture here in the future how concerned do you think pro politicians are about their right wing resonance the rise of populism in several states right
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now. of course they are very concerned and i think. such as going to a place very well into the hands off the established alleys elsewhere in europe and there's another and don't often hear it because they can basically kill all at take 2 floors with one blow it is against the populace and in europe in general and of course it's against russia as being sympathetic to populous their conservative and nationalist parties in europe so basically it's a 2 pronged. attack which we are seeing here is a genuine support peter do you think or a protest against the center ground in other heritage parties generally. that's difficult to say i think. at the time but. between now and some of 2017 just before the elections in austria this kind of
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video has not been shown it did not influence the extra exults and 2 years later now with the european elections the european elections have never and will never have such a kind of a relevance for the national political decision makers in europe so i think the motivations for showing it now is very unclear ok it may be off it all in the ritual of revenge act and not for nothing which one of the names often it's early and a spin doctor in australia tells you that stein who works for the social democratic . party in australia came up because he has been on in the. months before ok thank you for your time this hour peter shilton professor of
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international ations at the university of gottingen get ok we are back cross talking in a moment peter and guests are standing by to join me in 30 though for all the latest global news updates on their visit. hello and welcome to cross talk or all things are considered peter lavelle manufacturing narratives what really happened in syria what is really happening in iran also is the u.k. becoming ungovernable.

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