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the. new man fresh planet algeria is a former foreign minister that replaced the young man as the un's envoy and tried to revive the peace process turbulence syria. first now reports the disturbing scene in central russia where a muslim set up a thirty children eight story on the ground and fell down day life or death. and gazans stand to lose their only line why the outside world after for the violence robbed egyptians seal off the mass of smuggling that goes to the blockaded region. of the russian capital you're watching r t i'm marina joshie a former o.j.
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jury and foreign affairs minister could step into the breach and try to give the kiss of life to peace efforts in syria lakhdar brahimi who has previously represented the u.n. in a van a stand in iraq for reportedly replace kofi annan the special envoy to the war torn state stepped aside saying he lacked international support brahimi has his work cut out with no letup in violence on the ground in syria the army has flushed rebels out of a strategic district in the city of aleppo following intense street clashes on a boy who looks at exactly who these rebels are. the syrian uprising now is very different from what it used to be even a year ago and western media are also now waking up to the fact that not all who are fighting the syrian army in the north are really standing up for freedom and democracy just recently a reuters news agency has published. the story about syrian rebel syrian militants
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complaining about an increasing influx of foreign jihadists foreign radicals within own ranks there are multiple reports of pakistani. fighters operating on the syrian frontlines and their units are usually far better a whip and far better armed than those of the syrian born rebels as far as their goals are concerned they usually talk about the creation of syria based islamic caliphate that will be based on shared rear law now what met many western observers fail to realize is that these radical groups are fighting the assad government not because of its poor democratic record but why it's to the contrary because it is perceived as way too atheist way too liberal way too secular and vision of syrian future would be far more constrained in terms of social
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religious personal freedoms than what syria has at the moment now apart from these armed groups syria also has domestic political opposition people who don't accept the use of force the use of terror for advancement of their political goals and many of them are now trying to distance themselves from the armed groups now there is a growing sense here in syria specially among people who describe themselves as pro position that they are now being increasingly forced to choose between the two evils and that the government that they are still committed to ousting may eventually prove to be a much less harmless and much more acceptable of turnitin than the forces that are now trying to unstated. reporting from damascus well check out of town this twitter stream for more firsthand reports analysis and images from the war zone.
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washington no which is openly backing the syrian opposition has refused to rule out the creation of a no fly zone over an area reportedly under rebel control and that's on top of alleged help with intelligence and the provision of non-lethal supplies sophisticated weapons including surface to air missiles are also reportedly making their way to syria by neighboring turkey. and america's expansion in the region adds to iran's had a u.s. forward brand new to fan shield plans in the persian gulf on top of the sanctions iran is already struggling under and that's still ahead also in the story is blackwater of mercenaries charged with civilian killings and weapons smuggling escape were no prosecution in the u.s. by paying a fine. the meantime most of the twenty seven children forced to live in catacombs in central russia by an islamic sect have been sent to orphanages they have been underground for up to ten years without daylight or contact with the
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outside world until being rescued by police or going off reports from the scene of the disturbing discovery. three people in just one square meter this police footage shows the shocking conditions members of this isolated religious group have been living in for years up to seventy people all cramped in a small country house on the outskirts of men women the elderly and more than twenty children most of whom have reportedly never seen daylight as posner thought least children were living in south in the basement right in this syle under the house it looked kind of like an eight story and hill shocked by what they found the authorities began taking the kids outside in order to take them to doctors most of them are still being examined while their parents demand they be left alone. the children are terrified and after everything that's happened they're afraid of what
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can be done to them despite being in need of urgent medical help some of the adults had to be talked into allowing doctors to see them. one woman had a miscarriage so a doctor had to treat her right there at the scene it took a lot of effort to convince her she needed his help with. the sectors around twenty years old its founder is eighty five year old for that. he proclaimed himself a prophet almost fifty years ago and is now too weak to get out of bed his followers believe only in the koran rejecting all other religions and even movements within islam and the police found them while investigating a recent terror attack in the city they also found around a thousand religious books and texts which are now being examined for possible extremist content but sect members appear to be defiant about their way of the way that you are fighting against ally himself the authorities have already opened several criminal cases involving senior members of the sect and the fate of the
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children is yet to be decided plans are also being drawn up to three house sect members who are allowed to film inside now. did any of the group's members agree to speak with us on camera but off camera the man that i spoke with said that around forty people remain on their territory they do expect the authorities to try to take everything down but he claims that they are going to resist even if they bring a court order since they don't recognize their own story and neither do they recognize the authority of muslim leaders or i didn't recognize the existence of the state or any country altogether. you want to scream of. now later this hour it's never too late or is it let's start with chemical weapons and give now washington's reluctance to admit its mistakes as blame for generations of the former. and employed for poverty low wage earners
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accuse the british government of leaving them on the breadline however hard they walk. edge of the government is shutting down smuggling tunnels across the border with gaza after sixteen of its soldiers were killed in clashes in the region militancy has been on the rise in the sinai area which also borders israel since the start of the egyptian revolution artie's paula sleazier looks at what gazans stand to lose if the tunnels are closed. these tunnels have been operational for civil euros ever since gaza was first put under blockade back in two thousand and six for many gazans there are essentially be only lifeline they have with the outside world and that's why you'll hear many gazans saying that they feel that they were living in a massive prison we're talking here about everything about goods about items about people even food and fuel that are smuggled through this extensive underground network of tunnels into gaza carlow has voiced its suspicions that some of the militants who were involved in sunday's deadly attack were smuggled through these
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tunnels from egypt into gaza but it is still a highly unusual move to seal off the tunnels particularly under the presidency of the new egyptian president mohammed morsi who's muslim brotherhood party has close ties to hamas which rules the gaza strip what's more morsi has said that he is committed to improving the lives of ordinary palestinians now i've been down some of these tunnels and i can tell you that i've seen everything passed through them i saw because there was still fully intact i saw huge refrigerators and even people the tunnels are a massive network everybody is somehow connected to everyone else and the people on top of the ground know what's going on underneath the ground they stay in constant contact they also know that sometimes by the egyptian security personnel who are outside the tunnels on the egyptian gaza border. they are boarding there now there's more on the situation in egypt on our website as well as lots of other
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stories including. some brand new prototype nasa spacecraft has a bumpy start in its test phase and crashing to earth by only explosion. versus whistle blowers and new world calling itself claims responsibility for theories of a tad on the way the league's website is going to be down for days. leave you. do. you believe. the told you told stories and here. you are going global and.
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it's going morrow. log you. choose your slave. trade your stuff. to. make your statement. to the world. you model student loans. nuclear for the site. radioactive fallout of all government betrayal of the government. and law and laud
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and claude how can the truth be revealed if there's no official evidence there was indeed a very great danger to the servicemen concerned who will give them no problem. and to the people of this country generally because of radioactive for. the secrets of the u.k.'s nuclear tests. the u.s. department of justice has literally put a price on the lives of iraqis private security firm previously known as blackwater in the torrijos for the killing of seventeen iraqi civilians have been fined seven and a half million dollars for gun smuggling and will avoid further prosecution retired u.s. army lieutenant colonel anthony shaffer says that's a dangerous precedent. i think it's a bad course of action by the u.s.
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government by the obama administration who came in talking about accountability look people died here and yet you're giving a fine to the company my goodness if you would hold an airline accountable for bad acts why would you not hold accountable those merged areas for equally if not even more sped actually poor people died so it's a bad it's a bad course to set and frankly it is nothing more than a bunch of money from a company that no one is going to be held accountable i cannot believe you're actually paying a bill to get out of criminal allegations at so that's a very bad presidents to say i'm critical of the whole process of bringing in contract mercenaries if you will to conduct military operations in a foreign environment you have less capability of accountability and frankly i've been i work with our congress here all the time and i've been a big proponent of congress' interceding in this saying you cannot send mercenaries to do an act or someone who is taking the oath of office should be sent to conduct military action it's bad regarding economics it's bad regarding accountability in
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many ways organizations like our central intelligence agency used mercenaries to get around congressional oversight which again is not good for anybody if they do that now working hard in britain doesn't mean avoiding poverty millions of low wage earners say they are barely surviving and some accuse the government of slashing welfare a while cutting taxes for the rich. reports. single mom mary laurence has always worked but despite that as a school dinner lady making just above the minimum wage she's classed among the millions of working poor with my wages my. tax credit and my child at. once of course them in per month and my outgoing i'm left with about twenty five to thirty pounds a week and that's for clothes birthdays christmas. and with nothing left for emergencies or savings mary worries about five year old alfie
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growing and more expenses he gets older and she's just one of a staggering seven point nine million adults living in poverty in the u.k. sixty percent of whom work recent figures show that in modern britain having a job is not enough to lift people out of poverty and government cuts to creating a perfect storm for people like mary as the state's approach to reducing britain's budget is by slashing welfare and services not by increasing taxes impulses hystrix the poorest trying to hit thirteen times harder is of course the thinking of the richest and that's partly because poor people rely on the services they don't have any other option and it's partly because incomes of the people in poverty is so low to start with that if you take out kind of the services away from them the number isn't a much bigger part of what they need to get by the government says it wants to make work pay but those assurances ring increasingly hollow when the big worry is is
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that the government flagship policy about helping people into the work program and making work pay through universal credit. with the best way in the world the success of both depends on the state of labor market and the big problem here is that i would walk the colonies in a poor house mary relies on those tax credits or relieved to help her make ends meet and she's recently got into debt do you feel that you think you're also. saying in. and she has a message for prime minister david cameron please think of the people that are on the lower wage not the ones. on the highway which you know we still got to survive and have a life. and a life isn't working monday to friday and that's all you do you know so she wouldn't get young children are so any amount in the paper the other day with his wife and children to a park. or take that for granted but for some of us. that's
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a treat. or a treat properties about material deprivation but it's also about feeling excluded from mainstream society and experts argue that chopping the welfare budget now will have an impact on poor families that will last well into the future with deep and lasting effect of british society laura smith r.t. . the us is teaming up with gulf states to build a missile a fan system across the persian gulf washington says the plan to deploy raiders in the united arab emirates and qatar is to guard against a possible attack from iran but soraya seventy four alric an independent researcher and rider believes a hypothetical iran threat is a pretext for american expansion. american believes in realigning its forces to better control and dominate the world and i think there's perhaps and it means the
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cooperation of the countries involved and i and i think that iran being made into a threat has allowed the arab countries to cooperate with america because really they rely on america for their internal security is and which is which actually is an important point because the internal security is of something countries are now in jeopardy and with every base that america creates with every defense shield all of this all that everything that it's exposed to any given country it has personal going with it so one has to question whether these are two . potential sets that might arise in countries that have always supplied to market with the oil it needed in the soldiers or whether it's actually for. any of why do those. are to discuss washington's foreign policy with the green party u.s.
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presidential candidate jill stein and she believes it's actually harmed the country and here's a preview of what's coming up in about twenty minutes time here in our. world police policy is bankrupting americans we're spending about a trillion dollars a year on the military industrial security complex that budget has roughly doubled over the last ten years and we are certainly not wants to care for it we spend trillions of dollars in iraq when we withdrew from iraq how did we do it and withdrew from iraq in the dead of night in a secret undisclosed date because we were afraid that we would be ambushed in the process how many friends exactly did we make in this war what kind of a stable democracy. did we make in iraq you know iraq continues to teeter on the brink of a civil war. almost
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four decades after the end of the vietnam war the us has started to clean up the toxic chemical agent orange it was used as a weapon during the conflict and its health effects continued long after causing the forward east to hundreds of thousands of people were better and chopped a lot so believes there has been a history of denial in washington over the damage caused i really don't think the united states government or the manufacturers of agent orange ever really wanted to admit any fault. and in fact to this day manufacturers of agent orange refuse to admit it and he. just as they should know they were following orders the united states government and the military the generational effect is on a moment well into the third generation as i said approaching the fourth generation and we have no idea how long this is going to exist you know so it could be too
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late but i see the devastation every day. i live in that has one of the major hotspots of. interrogation here. i see the gaps i see the former to. attend the funerals of the. former military as well as the senate they were exposed to agent orange and now we're well into their generation and going into the fourth generation of the effects of that you know and people are going to be going to get sick and as a result of the. explosion during the war and there's no law there's no relief in sight. now let's take a look at some other stories from around the world. as a look to the country's first democratic president after decades of gadhafi dictatorship. a former opposition leader will hold the office until
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a new constitution comes into power next year the new year is facing the daunting challenge of controlling power militias continuing to fight for political influence . three people have been killed and thousands evacuated from their homes after hurricane ernesto hit mexico's caribbean coast damaging buildings and pulling up trees thousands of tourists were given temporary shelter to wait for the storm to pass there's also risk of flooding in some regions and the three major oil export ports on the gulf of mexico have been quote. it turns for james holmes the alleged colorado shooter say he is mentally ill the fans wants more time to assess the nature of his illness and its influence over him holmes is accused of a bloody massacre at an aurora movie theater during the opening night of the latest batman movie and twelve people were killed fifty eight wounded in the incident. we're going straight to the world of business word with yours god bad news for us
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coming from the second largest economy in the world and that china which is why you have the bearer of bad news and such a good morning well you know bad news is when i peer in that box right next to you and tell you that china is on a hard landing that would be extremely bad news for the world economy but so far we've got just another indication that this could be a possibility so we're putting it with a question mark. and terms of factual correctness well what we've got right now is a shrinking surplus of the. shrinking trade surplus in china's take a look at the report from july now the world's economic powerhouse is indeed losing steam the countries the july exports grew just one percent from the year ago period while traders anticipated eight percent and imports expanded four point seven percent despite expectations of a seventh of said increase now coupled with
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a tightening monetary policy in china this could in the end lead to a drastic slowdown hold economic growth which is indeed called a hard landing so what we're seeing in the reaction on the asian markets is the nikkei and the i'm saying declining within one percent now consumer goods leading form is losing twenty percent in hong kong that's up to its operating profits plummeted twenty two percent and despite the fact the net profits went up almost thirty percent and japan's olympus corp is dropping three percent after reporting more than freefall widening of its roots in that last. move over to other markets in commodities we're also seeing a drop as investors are now concerned with the state of global demand for energy and choosing to sell the black gold as a response to that report from from chinese home is the problem and. over in the u.s. this is the closing figures for the first days of performance we saw
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a mixed session. spike the commerce department there saying that the trade deficit his narrowing by almost eleven percent in june which could very much contribute to the second quarter g.d.p. figures. and the euro is so far flat to negative versus the u.s. dollar right now whereas the russian ruble saw a pretty strong session versus the euro and it was losing value against the greenback but still below thirty two roubles for the dollar the russian trading session will begin at ten am moscow time that's under one half hours and we saw another slightly mildly positive session on the russian market indeed with the my six there gaining around half a percent boosted by financial stocks. standard chartered is fighting back accusations that it's laundered a quarter of
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a trillion dollars for iran the bank argues only fourteen million dollars worth of deals were dodgy under u.s. regulations. now the trouble glenda lost a quarter of its market value when new york officials went public with the charges british banks troubles kicked off for transatlantic spats with none other than london mayor boris johnson like using new york of damaging london's reputation as a financial hub british m.p. john mann agrees that it's a targeted attack on the british financial system. but what the american politicians and regulators are doing is specifically tying it saying with over emotive language british banks and the reason is that new york he's trying to steal part of the dollar trading business that goes through london this is america taking on europe and trying to regain my kids that's the and richest bias that's going on and when american politicians and regulators say there's
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a lot in the problem they're wrong there's a problem with international banking there's a problem in the ethics of behavior of international banks including in london but this isn't a london problem it's not a british problem is a problem of international banking. so really this could be a real conspiracy theory behind this story but i love the fact the way the bank says only only fourteen million dollars are dirty of course well that's where the banks are for all right major thanks very much indeed for this and i'll be back or you'll be back rather in the next hour with more business i'll be back shortly with an update our top stories.
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nuclear file full of side. radioactive fallout all government betrayal of the government. everything lauded and claude and claude how can the truth be revealed if there's no official evidence there was indeed a very great danger to the servicemen concert who were given no problem protection and to the people of this country generally because of radioactive for. the secrets of the u.k.'s nuclear tests explains.
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