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you sit. in. tensions rise in hong kong as anti-government protests turned violent once again with images to making the rounds of a man being viciously beaten there they've gone viral those images are disturbing. it out i don't know why. bother with truthful. meantime other developments a leading activist in hong kong protests is now in america for hearings on the bill to provide support for the pro-democracy movement in hong kong. and big vote in israel the country going to the polls in an unprecedented repeat of parliamentary elections that will decide the fate of incumbent prime minister benjamin netanyahu coming up we looked at how donald trump has led his way to the campaign.
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hi there we're going to do just a mid day in moscow this tuesday morning as kevin 0 in here with his 30 minute world news roundup from out international and this breaking news to start with 1st of all bomb blasts reportedly killed 24 people at a campaign rally in support of afghan president ashraf ghani in the northern power province the number of casualties is yet to be officially confirmed there so the details are just coming in afghan authorities say they believe it was a suicide bomber on a motorcycle as for president garner he was there but wasn't injured the latest reports is amiss militant group the taliban has threatened to target elections which are due to be held at the end of this month so that breaking news we're trying to get more bit later maybe get a reporter on the scene there within the next half hour. the next focus on hong kong as mentioned there an unarmed man has been seriously injured by antigovernment protesters in hong kong during the latest rounds of demonstrations he reportedly tried to confront a segment of the rally at the weekend but was viciously attacked and left
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unconscious and needed treatment at the scene video of that instance gone viral online we should warn you it is upsetting. yeah and you know how i hate. it i know i. watch other were truthful when my. cheesy handyman cheating at. a protest movement in hong kong goes back to the end of march when a controversial extradition builders 1st introduced it proposed that suspects could be sent to mainland china for trial the rallies escalated into violence in june then when around 2000000 people started to take the streets on one day alone the largest demonstration the tariff is history the bill was eventually suspended and has now been withdrawn but despite some of those demands being met nonetheless the protests have grown into a broader pro-democracy movement and they've attracted support from the west meantime as mentioned other developments one of the protest leaders now has arrived in the u.s. his name is joshua wong he's in washington was expected to attend congressional
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hearings. he's a prominent student there is a prominent student activist who organizes protests against the chinese government in support of hong kong's independence he's a 22 year old and a leader of the pro democratic party called demo system he's already served several jail terms for his activities one visit to new york over the weekend drew huge attention from the media but it wasn't just them that reuters new york times bloomberg among others that asked for an interview or invited him to their h.q. also gave a speech to students at columbia university too as for his overseas to it mr wong has also made some other visits in germany where he met prominent politicians including the foreign minister heiko mass he also met with the leaders of what helmets humanitarian group you may recall they were accused by damascus and moscow of staging chemical attacks in syria today as we mentioned is expected at the u.s. congressional hearings where senator marco rubio has introduced a bill that proposes support for hong kong from the u.s. to guarantee its autonomy he goes down off reports. they are many they've won the
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fight with the authorities by early submission but they are anything but done the american flag waving taskforce among the hong kong protesters are sending their poster boy to convince us legislators to do something big on autonomy. well for those of you having difficulty making out the essence of this boilerplate script it's the human rights and democracy act and it's meant to show beijing that the us is serious about fighting for hong kong's rights the united states must make clear to china that its interference in hong kong is affairs will have consequences this month we must possibly cameron bipartisan on consumer rights and democracy act the bill was devised in response to what the u.s.
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has been calling a chinese infringement on the region's autonomy and requires for america to review own calm special status annually and if that status is ever revoked the region's autonomy would not so much been friendly to but rather new to dust since the early ninety's hong kong has been enjoying huge advantages for wearing washington's special status badge. and some believe that a small yet vocal group of protesters is laying an explosive tripwire for the whole region which will not enjoy the konami chain reaction if it's ever triggered in a way this leave the just so difficult of the biggest economy in the world that
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other states will always just ordered. well it was going to hold a great deal but it's not just the whole bali there are thousands of you notice this don't believe in all of it would likewise be affected of course it's a political war because. it calls only or percent of charlus economy he was. told of the deal years ago in me a call to all more as far as equality is also. all but low is always sent but on the other hand of course we law i would wish the one country to see so as to help with the internationalization that really with. all american legislators say the bill is designed to punish mainland china specifically as protesters want sean not to but while the end goal may very well be punishing
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beijing in pursuit of a geo political supremacy washington my just overall look at the collateral damage . also today us democratic presidential candidate joe biden is pushing his bid for the white house with a focus on the fight against racism on sunday he delivered a speech at an african-american church but just days earlier during presidential debates when pressed on segregation and the legacy of slavery he switch the subject and lectured african americans on how they should bring up children as he saw it kellam open reports on it. joe biden formally the vice president is now running in the democratic primary enjoys a huge amount of support from the african-american voters and he wants them to know he really cares about them we bring social workers into homes and parents to help them deal with how to raise their children it's not they don't want to help they don't want they don't know quite what to do play the radio make sure the television the scrutiny make sure you have the record player on the phone make sure the kids
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hear words a kid coming from a very poor school or a very poor background who hear 4000000 words fewer spoken by the time they get there the record player now he seems a couple decades behind on modern technology but it's also a tad bit condescending don't you think now some are calling it parent shaming biden is the liberal racist why dems better start calling this out because black women are watching if joe biden isn't forced out of the running now i give up 1st he looks into the camera and laughs at the mention of racial inequality in us schools and we could racists that he describes black homelite and parenting in a way that is stunningly ignorant and insulting drew biden's son on how to address the literacy of slavery was appalling and to scorn now this isn't the 1st time that joe is flubbed an answer when it comes to a racial issue he made some remarks when barack obama was selected as the
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democratic party candidate in 2008 that he probably meant to sound like a compliment i mean you got the 1st mainstream african-american who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice looking guy joe biden's comments point to an increasing phenomenon in us society being referred to as a liberal racism joe biden is not burning a cross or arguing that non-whites are inferior but he does seem to have a touch of a white savior complex he comes across as condescending to those he thinks he's hell. a study refers to it as a competence downshift and joe biden is not the only one what liberals may unwittingly draw negative stereotypes demean themselves down in a likely well meaning folksy but ultimately patronizing attempt to connect with the outgroup democratic party is pretty put on a list economy you can look you see order policies from the welfare state it is put into place to live thinks their legs generally aren't as smart. and it really would
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point to is the democrats projecting a lot of their own insecurities upon everyone knows d.c. everyone is races everyone sees everyone is all those days and if they're when it's really them they feel that way and in china to say that it's the other side actually feels that way for decades the democratic party has been promising to help minorities in the united states but do party leaders actually see them as equal members of society well joe biden's recent comments have got plenty of people asking that question. r.t. new york votes in israel to the country deciding the fate of incumbent prime minister benjamin netanyahu and on him president and repeated parliamentary elections taking place that he's locked in a tight contest with his rival benny gantz earlier i spoke to our correspondent there in jerusalem. well known political parties are expected to be part of the next israeli parliament all the israeli knesset and the competition here really boils down to 2 men the incumbent prime minister benjamin netanyahu and his right
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wing likud party and his former defense chief benny guns and his small same to lift blue and white party not as the same scenario 6 months ago when we had the previous elections which netanyahu won but despite winning them he was unable to form a majority $61.00 mandates out of $120.00 parliament seats many suspect that the same scenario could unfold and so regardless of whether it's guns or whether it's the time we are who we might have a son arya and it's increasingly likely that nigel's able to form a majority government or so give me some more ideas that have. been doing to boost his support base of like well like any politician that's fighting for his political survival netanyahu has been making a lot of promises the most recent of which is that he said should he be reelected he will and makes west bank settlements and the dog in valley and for anyone who thought that the peace process between israelis and palestinians wasn't already did this certainly was the last nail in the coffin he has also started negotiating a u.
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s. israel defense treaty i had a call with prime minister netanyahu to discuss the possibility of moving forward with a mutual defense treaty between the united states and israel that would further the tremendous alliance between our 2 countries thank you my dear friend president trump the jewish state has never had a greater friend in the white house the american president donald trump has been playing an enormous role in the israeli elections that in april just before the previous elections he made the bold statement that the americans recognize the israeli hold over the golan heights and this is despite the fact that a contravenes international law and has remained a contentious issue ever since the heights were taken over by israel from syria back in 1967 in a moment i will sign a presidential proclamation recognizing. israel's sovereign right over the golan heights netanyahu has been using trump in his election campaign you just need to drive down any street in this country and you see both leaders beaming from election posters on any of the main streets in israel
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a political analyst earns on average around $180000.00 salary a year and yet the support that netanyahu gets from trump which is so much bigger is essentially priceless should this country hate to a 30 lection which is what many here suspect and fear the question is just what else is trump going to promise in a town yahoo the israeli parliament was dissolved in april in a dispute over the growing influence of the old ultra-orthodox jewish minority the country's former defense and foreign ministers refused to join a coalition of the door labor has not spoken opponents of the military draft privileges handed out to the ultra orthodox community there they could avoid compulsory army service if it rolled in religious studies.
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leave in accuses the ultra religious minority of seeking to impose jewish religious law on the secular majority they've already managed to impose bombs on public transport on the sabbath strict marriage laws and gender segregation was people in tel aviv how it's affecting their daily lives them. the ultra orthodox establishment have a very strong hold of the israeli politics in israeli government i think it affects our lives. that the orthodox make their own rules. they want to make themselves it different from the other people i don't think kid they're affected too much except from probably things like. public transportation in israel in in saturday i don't have buses instead on
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saturdays i want to go to the beach and they loved it they tried to pass not. according to my opinions but we should accept them as well as much as we accepted the laws from other communities i truly believe in diversity but still i think they should live their lives and we should we supposed to live our lives. this is our 10th national coming out the u.k. government's accused of social engineering after it's been revealed it's been secretly funding a muslim teen website will bring in the fall of the bit more about it and the combat.
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were you. there are. 2009. that's a question they'll be asking kids grandkids for years to come now as the 1st episode of the kaiser report yes 10 years ago the kaiser report began broadcasting all over the world under the country's billions of people.
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again these with a 70 mosco tom if you tuned in about 10 minutes ago you know sort of some breaking news but some are on it no good reporter on the scene there a bomb blast has reportedly killed 24 people in a campaign rally in support of afghan president of ghani the northern pollin province the number of casualties yet to be officially confirmed authorities say was they think a suicide bomber on a motorcycle details still sketchy let's go to afghanistan the reporter in this sultan phasey with more on it hey there morning and afternoon rather tell us what more happened here as you know it in these early early minutes. right i heard from both prevention also shows from government spokesperson as well as health official there the health official says that 24 bodies have arrived to the hospital and more than 30 wounded transferred to the local hospitals but the look of prevention
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governor off this spokesperson said that they confirmed the. incident and also they are adding that the suicide bomber was riding a motorbike and detonated his explosives at the 1st checkpoint where the rally was taking place but they rally actually it continues however we have a very you know to get off casualty on the other hand there was another explosion in the capital kabul some minutes ago ministry offer. terria confirmed the explosion that took place near by the u.s. embassy also there is a ministry of defense facility actually the explosion took place right at the get off the emotive facility or ministry of defense facility and saying that 3 people have been killed there we're still not sure about the about the last figures that
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say because we have to still wait and see what the office shows will be there and who will be like behind the attack so just to be clear 2 separate events is. 3 new do we think might be behind this any idea. we we do not have any official statement from any of sides but we do know that the taliban have warned people not to participate in the elections and not to recognize this government as a legitimate government because they have been not accepting and they have been denying this government to be you know their government or as they have been you know trying to. negotiate with the countries which regional countries especially. the taliban have traveled to iran today and they were in moscow also the so the government actually today said that they have stopped negotiations or efforts for deal you go shushan but what we have what we know is that both the taliban and
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also the government they have increased their operations against each other i'm driving on in northeastern province and i traveled with high ranking officers here and they are also looking forward to seeing their provinces that have been taken from the taliban territory from the taliban authority and so to me really briefly just before we go so the as far as you know at the moment the afghan president gunny in the northern poem province there on the early reports we've got can you confirm that all know. no i just before this well it's a news bulletin i spoke to the one of the spokesperson our 1st afghan he said that you use well and he was unhurt but the expectations were high because the stronghold of the biggest u.s. base there is in the province and it's very close to the capital kabul and the expectation is what like the security must be very tight but still there was a gap that the suicide bomber used to. kill many people you know that's the kind of
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question to is now or afghan based journalist salton fuzzy things come on short notice and briefing us there's a lot going on there but the sons of it will start to kick off anyway thanks so much. ok next a story from the u.k. were a lifestyle website for muslim teens has become an unlikely flashpoint it's been revealed that the home office has been covertly funding it as part of a counter extrude muslim strategy a move that infuriated employees readers and the wider muslim community there. picks up the story if you're a young muslim woman living in the u.k. and this is the website you at least that's what the creators want you to believe. this is a global media platform for young muslim ours in the east london and beyond to share and create inspiring and empowering content with positivity at its core inspiring but now it's been exposed after it was revealed that the site is being funded covertly by the u.k. home office in an attempt to tackle radicalization and now 2 employees have
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resigned over the controversial funding one of them says working that betrayed her beliefs. in my naivety here so that through this opportunity our super assistance really could help to make real change pushing forward a different narrative from muslim women themselves sure when though we are empowered and multi-faceted are realized now there with the home office funding the project at the root there was no way i could do this regardless of the content our was pushing out well the project was set up in 2015 in direct response to 3 approaches schoolgirls including the baker running away to syria and whether they flee from london the very same place super sisters is targeting now it's made up of 9 star. media and they secured their funding from something called build a stronger britain together which is an arm of the controversial terrorism. which has been accused of targeting and spying on lists and communities in the u.k. now while many see that as a fundamental infringement of rights the home office has always defended its
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efficiency while super says this has like notion apologize for their wrongdoing they insist that they have full control over their content. we want to emphasize that even the b s b c may funders they do not have any creative control over super systems content where we acknowledge we were wrong and we apologize for it is not more clearly stating the source of funding on the super sisters instagram blog not just our website we have always been clear and transparent to the interview stage on how we often did including at sub hours interview at least that's what they say but the bias male a former employee says that there were no female muslims on the creative or editorial team plus she was only recently made aware of the controversial funding well it's left some people very angry and hurt by the revelations these revelations are shocking former contributors have claimed that at one point there were no muslim women employed by gigo where you know they did toral for super sisters if i was a teenage muslim in today's environment i would be utterly confused and feel like i
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was constantly being spied upon by my own government. not set up by muslims not run by muslims you trying to define young muslim women's identity thank you but muslim women can speak for themselves well soup is this is is just the latest platform to be embroiled or transparency of route just a few weeks ago us social media network team called this is woke a paid to claiming to engage in critical thinking amas him traditions was found to be receiving funding from you guessed it but home office who are the problem is this the 1st of all the home office seems to says the only thing is sees does in the muslim community is a extremism in many ways this is really should engine hearing of trying to say is that there is something fundamentally wrong with muslims in the main street and we need to social engine here to sort of changed so there will not be problematic
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living in our society it really is sort of extension of seen the whole muslims as possible terrorist a so therefore we should have these projects to changed into something more acceptable so perhaps the young muslim women in the u k right now be slightly more hopeful the new home secretary pretty patel who has south us for a minority a background might dow be slightly more sisterly shy to edit stash to r.t. of u.k. london our could tell you has the home office a comment on the story of bring of that comment turn the answer from them as one it comes of may be a bit later today but it technology the long in the planning this the world's 1st floating nuclear power stations reached his permanent base up in chew cock curry russians far east after completing a 5000 kilometer journey it's there to supplier christie to 50000 people in business is in the remote area replacing a land based react to that speak shut down and their coal power generator
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you know so you see the words unique can be repeated you know every sentence has a unique development a unique solution a unique location for generating capacity the most unique solution for combining the vessel and power plant.
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in the us for a long long in the planning a lot of people working on the best wishes to of the 27 is possibly a day you can find out more about all of the stories on the breaking news as well as comments kevin saying thanks for watching. this manufacture consent to public wealth. when the ruling class is to protect them so. we can all middle of the room 6. 1000000 real news.
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the tense situation in venezuela is still all over the news the problem in venezuela is not that socialism has been poorly implemented but that socialism has been faithfully implement from the inside venezuela things look different we're going to announce sanctions against the troll venezuela so if you. have a son of a moment to. get out of that. battle so on the. moment the focus of the who story isn't new makes him cold in henry kissinger to tell him that it would not be tolerated in latin america. an alternative economic and social system could take hold and therefore the policy would be to make the economy scream so wants now making the economy of venezuela screed.
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this is boom bust broadcasting around the world and covering covering all the angles of our 21st century global economy and daniel britto in washington christiane i is on assignment we've got a lot to get to today but 1st we start in the united states. produce pharma has filed for bankruptcy but it's certainly not the end of the journey a bankruptcy can take months or even years even without serious objections. barrow's contributor to america's lawyer she's on hand to break down purdue pharma
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the declaration and what it could mean going forward for the fight over who will pay for the opioid prices and how much grieving families will get. plus a little price and caught up on the news of a drone attack on saudi oil facilities horwitz about the trading of standing by to begin to oil prices and whether the incidence of the $1.00 off or the start of a trend a lot. of love with happened with and facebook getting regulators around the world to set up a little straighter in their chair and actually pay attention to the space. as the current currencies continue to disrupt the payments space governments are waking up to the risks christiane managed to catch up with matthew walker to get his view on the future of regulation in the thin tech space so much content to fit in just 27 minutes can we do it just watch let's go to the 1st strike in more than 10 years by the.

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