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and i see reception riot police clash with anti-war activists in east and bull furious over hillary clinton's visit who pledged millions of dollars to the syrian opposition stepping up plans for a post assad future. plus a bribe for desertion could target reportedly offers the syrian ambassador to march one million dollars and political asylum if he to facts and voices his support for the rebels. and the u.s. says its eye in two tehran shows there is no nuclear weapon in the works yet but a leading paper reports that an israeli strike on iran could be imminent.
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and broadcasting live from our studios in central moscow this is r.t. quite have you with us now washington and turkey are weighing bringing in a no fly zone over syria as well as getting ready for worst case scenarios including any use of chemical weapons by the assad regime u.s. foreign policy chief hillary clinton has pledged a further five and a half a million dollars in aid to syrian rebels during a visit to turkey that brings total funding for the opposition to eighty two million since the conflict began last year in istanbul clinton received a far from warm welcome riot police clashed with turkish anti-war activists from a leftist party trying to reach the building where she was to meet prime minister at the one officers responded with a baton tear gas injuring at least five people. recently stepped up threats to use force in syria if it feels threatened from across the border while western states are stepping up plans for a post assad syria journalist don de bar says that by supporting the rebels they
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are only adding to the violence. there's been some discussion of the possibility of . so-called black ops chemical attack where some of the u.s. agent forces that are on the ground in syria fighting the government would launch a chemical attack and attempt to lay the blame for that on the syrian government mind i think that's a real possibility and very dangerous game to play you on the one hand creating an enemy that has no state. really isn't almost silent anywhere and that just is highly weaponized very angry and extremely religious the conduct of the war against the government on the soil where the syrian people live obviously cannot bring peace to the syrian people it's intended to provoke a response from the government the government has the choice of either not responding in allowing armed terrorists to blow things up and blow up their troops and to blow up and execute civilians all of which has been happening or to fight back which of course means that there are parts of the cities that get bombed and
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there are people that are displaced these two choices are what are being presented by american policy in syria. the u.n. chief has back to the presence of international monitors in syria which would have provided impartial means of assessing the situation on the ground the observers extended mandate expires in less than ten days with a veteran algerian diplomat touted to become the new u.n. and arab league envoy after kofi annan quit here's artie's put it all over with more. it's not a job many people would have wanted you think considering the situation in syria but it's that lakhdar brahimi will be taking over from kofi annan as the next special envoy on the syrian crisis now the seventy eight year old former algerian foreign minister does have pedigree when it comes to dealing with serious conflicts he was instrumental in forming a peace in the late one nine hundred eighty s. in the lebanese civil war in two thousand and one he was sent by the u.n.
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as the envoy to afghanistan as the states invaded the country following nine eleven he was again sent to iraq in two thousand and three for the invasion of that country representing the u.n. on that occasion but it's also interesting to look at what type of an envoy he will be kofi annan had quite openly spoke to both the syrian rebels and the assad government now if we look a little bit better he means personal life in his personal contacts we might see a different approach from him but he's daughter a former b.b.c. and c.n.n. correspondent is married to wear one of the sons of the king of jordan. strong family ties there jordan of course a country that has been linked to the smuggling of weapons and other arms into syria into the hands of the syrian rebels and jordan of course a haven a place of choice for those defecting from the assad government to go so perhaps we
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could see me focusing my attention focusing his attention on speaking to the rebels as opposed to the way that kofi annan tried to do it with speaking to both the rebels and the assad government but it looks like he will take over from kofi annan so it looks like the next envoy going to be locked up or he the four algerian foreign minister taking on that difficult job in syria. peter all of our reporting for us there now qatar has reportedly tried to bribe the syrian ambassador in my allegedly promising one million dollars and a political asylum in exchange for defecting the syrian diplomat is thought to have turned down the offer calling it flagrant interference in syria's internal affairs middle east history and politics professor jeremy salt says gulf nations are using their huge financial clout to help topple the government of president assad what about the gulf states is they have any supplies money. to buy people out and this is the first question that should be asked will these defectors how much they pay
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you how much do you get then there must be some kind of sliding scale i mean what is the ambassador with what is a foreign minister worth what is a kind of a low level represented mauritania worth i mean he was reportedly been given also a one million dollars plus twenty thousand dollars a month for the next twenty years which you know is pretty good but one would imagine that people would be offered even more than we know what the beginning of this whole protest movement qatar is a bribe. the foreign minister tried to buy him out he refused he just rejected their offer so it's very important possible i mean anyone who's now high up in the syrian government if they want to kind of defect they're going to get a lot of money sure and they can go live in doha which might not be to have once taste but they will certainly get a lot of money if they turn their backs on their own governments. well coming up on our t.v. the fall out from the revolution in egypt so a few remaining jews if you're asking waiting with threats from the country's new leadership as cairo's relations with israel. and keeping the internet
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safe and free but is it really possible to achieve both of us to investigate in a few minutes. washington says it has a visibility inside iraq's nuclear program confident it will know if you're wrong moves towards building a bomb the remarks look to be directed at israel which warned earlier that the international community might not realize in time to prevent iran from acquiring a weapon israeli media suggests the country could launch an imminent strike on iran before the presidential elections in the united states the plans could lead to a rift between the allies as the u.s. insists that tightening economic sanctions is you know a new law signed on friday prohibits american entrepreneurs from doing business with the iranian oil sector and also shipping and insurance companies are to use on associates are going to reports according to a major daily israeli newspaper the israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu and
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his defense minister would like to strike iran as early as before the u.s. presidential elections taking place in november this year now amid escalating media reports and expert predictions that such an attack could in fact be around the corner the peepers front page article on friday offered by its senior commentators and reportedly based off of conversations with israel's defense minister says that if it were up to benjamin netanyahu and his minister of defense israel would cause a military attack on iran some time within the next several months importantly israel's security cabinet ministers have been resisting such an option for now what's important here is while israel is weighing the. option we know of course that iran continues to insist that its nuclear program is for peaceful purposes exclusively and we have seen the obama administration be careful in urging israel
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to stick with diplomacy and now of course the big question is whether israel may in fact go ahead with such an attack and whether or not it will wait for a green light from washington importantly experts in this article are quoted to say that if such an attack were to take place before the u.s. presidential elections there this would cause a major embarrassment to barack obama as well as really cast a blow to his success in these elections because as we know his main rival republican mitt romney has never excluded such an option you remember there are always more stories for you that are to dot com here's a look at what you can find there right now. a shocking find during a special operation in central russia the police discovered a bunker full of cult members and dozens of children that spent ten years in underground cells without daylight. plus social media thrill seekers are paying the price for playing up to the camera another fatality from the craze for
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posting pictures of dangerous stunts on mine.
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and welcome back you are with. peace keeping troops in egypt's sinai peninsula have come under fire from a group of armed men the troops were bringing military reinforcements to the region where terror attacks have been escalating on friday egypt captured six suspected militants there after an attack last sunday killed sixteen border guards the campaign to hunt down the gunmen was the biggest in the region since the one nine hundred seventy three war with israel this time though the operation was welcomed by the jewish state however the tentative truce is not helping egypt jewish citizens who say they are living in constant fear the arab spring has made them wary of both of their new rulers and their neighbors as artie's policy their reports. alone frightened and struggling one of the last of her people in
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a land that no longer wants them selene has merely the photos of who did family for comfort she is one of cairo's few remaining jews once there were eighty thousand now there are fewer than twenty and certainly i'm afraid certainly i believe as a bad light i just be able to forget. she has reason to be wary the new rulers of egypt the muslim brotherhood call for jihad and want the liberation of palestine they've launched a war of words against jews that goes as far as to threaten death it took us a long time to feinstein and when we did even longer to convince her to be interviewed by us she was worried that her neighbors would see her talking to a television crew eventually she agreed to talk to us here on the street but when i walked her back to her building a neighbor spotted us and started screaming obscenities at her that is fun not to persons in my back to. the roots of jewish people run deep in the streets of cairo
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as far back as the twelfth century pious jews trod these cobbled streets on the way to study with a non-physician rabbi moses been my morn after mitt has collected memories of the many jews who once lived here he proudly shows me articles of those he once knew about. this place used to be fooled jews they were all my friends but they all left in the early fifties sometimes they come back to visit me and we always see it and talk about the good old times. it was a jewish man who talked to him at his trade the love of his life was also a jewish woman but his is a way voice today in these streets it can be dangerous to ask where's the nearest synagogue certainly i ever heard of those rules though you are going to look at not the god of the day said but your job problem is to do like to resemble. but . that little country which few day to mention is israel they may be divisions
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among egyptians but they are united in their hatred of their neighbor. israel is a racist state which doesn't respect agreements and israeli jew is not welcome in egypt. no treats you continue between us i hate dealing with israel and its presence in the region is dangerous but. israel is a cancer our main enemy after the revolution of january it's now possible to cancel the peace agreement with them and so simeon spends her remaining days alone holed up in her apartment and suffering from alzheimer's disease too afraid to venture out and when she does it's only for the shortest time just in the memory of a fast disappearing world policy r.t. cairo. now time to take a look at some more stories making headlines around the world for you know. at least two hundred fifty people have been killed and more than two thousand injured after two strong earthquakes hit northwest iran panicked residents fled the area as
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aftershocks continued while electricity went out the quakes occurred near the city of to breeze which has a nuclear research facility however most of the victims were thought to be from nearby smaller towns and villages. a policeman at a road block in afghanistan opened fire on fellow officers killing at least eleven the attacker who is believed to be a taliban infiltrator was killed when police returned fire this comes a day after separate shootings by afghan police one of which by a police commander which killed six nato troops attacks by supposed colleagues of coalition troops have been on the rise as u.s. led forces trying to pull out of the country by the end of twenty two. demonstrations against religious riots turned violent in the indian financial capital of mumbai leaving two people dead and dozens wounded thousands of people clashed with police throwing rocks and burning t.v. broadcasting vans they were protesting media coverage of last month's outbreaks of
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violence in a state saying it was biased against the muslim victims the series of incidents claimed seventy seven lives and caused over one hundred seventy thousand people to flee their homes. gunmen attacked a prison in the libyan capital tripoli breaking free eight prisoners unknown assailants opened fire on security personnel with the ensuing gunfight killing one prisoner and injuring two inmates and three police officers the detainees had been awaiting trial for crimes committed in the past year the prison break comes two days after libya's new government assumed power. u.s. republican presidential candidate mitt romney has announced his running mate house budget committee chairman paul ryan he's best known for his attempt to slash america's public spending by over five trillion dollars that's being opposed by the democratic minority in the house romney's choice for his at number two could prove crucial in his chances of winning the white house in november for barack obama who
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is ahead in the polls every protecting children from pornography and the public institutions from cyber terrorism may sound as good reasons to control the internet but where do you draw the line between security and censorship or to seek out an off explores. is hard to argue against protecting young ones from dangers like child pornography that's what russia's new internet law aims to do by making it easier to remove harmful content from the web and give the government new powers to blacklist pages even entire domains bypassing the courts but critics say it could be used for altogether different purposes russia's wikipedia was one of several websites to go dark and protest about those shanties has been using this law to protect children is blocking access to information for everyone including adults and that's not protection that censorship. he could be three degrees the united states france germany my lawmakers say the bill is on par
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even weaker than what's on the books elsewhere but for online activists countries like the u.s. or britain are case studies in how not to regulate the web you can see the different countries use different tactics whether it's copyright laws or cyber security laws or just using national security as an excuse to go after for screech crease speech may be enshrined in america's constitution but in a world where acts of terror could come not only from a few extremists and suicide vests but from a few keystrokes on the computer the keystrokes of u.s. citizen. are increasingly under suspicion if you see something say something according to the f.b.i. fliers anyone with a passing interest in personal data security could be a potential terrorist report suspicious activity before. the crime detection may be the stuff of fiction the homeland security department is considering
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a virtual border patrol which would scan billions of bytes and bits to stop cyber crime before it happens that's like sticking a microphone in everyone's living room so you can listen to all the conversations and what is really bad guys internet freedom advocates helped defeat to controversial copyright bills but the u.s. house voted to force private companies like facebook to share personal data with the government and military when it comes to protecting our civil rights and civil liberties we don't usually give government blank check and that's really what these bills have done in a lot of ways across the atlantic britain is on the verge of a web wide big brother internet and phone providers are reading black boxes to let the government to monitor every email phone call even s.m.s. this is the first step towards the government taken control of the internet already blocks web pages it deems illegal but under the digital economy act it will soon add copyright violators to the blacklist anyone suspected of illegal downloads could have their internet cut off.
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the war over how and who should control the internet may have been inevitable you're saying to yourself well no i understand this internet concept a lot on the internet but. little better. one of the biggest challenges facing governments of today and matter how well intentioned regulations will always be subject to criticism and shutting the line between security and censorship while it may be harder than it seems lucy caffein of our. the russian air force turns one hundred on sunday celebrating its ten every in a spectacular style in the skies over the moscow region the grand finale of the three day display will star national and foreign aviation aces performing death defying stunts over one hundred planes and helicopters are taking part in the event including russia's latest state of the art fighter the t. fifty and the show also includes restored planes from the first and second world wars the famed russian night sand of the swifts will also soar through the skies
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russian president vladimir putin said more than six hundred new combat planes and one thousand helicopters will supplement the country's air fleet by two thousand and twenty. the us congress is struggling to pass a hundred billion dollars a year farm bill which also aims to reduce food stamp fraud over the next five years the industries that big hitters such as those making genetically modified foods are dominating the discussion ahead of nutrition and health groups but food historian can all say as the desire for natural products is likely to grow. the people who hold hands to most of the most high. especially. those you know it's intellectual property out there and they don't know the people testing it if they find something wrong with it there's always a constant tension in not just american families that are around the world is that you have food scientists inventing new things for a new flavors and very consistent things like that that go into our food and have
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other people who say i just don't want this and i'd rather eat whole foods and things that are grown organically or or at least stain of leaf if you think of this search object for it how our attitude towards changes when we move toward natural is very big when i was his sixty's and seventy's it's come back now again and people are starting to do things themselves again the room you know that stumbles and your meat and the cheese and things like that so this is definitely action against industrial food right now but i think it's going to be the next trend in a major way for the next several years our hey that's eaten g.m.o. corn it's not directly consumed by humans but it's indirect and down the line other things we don't really know about that ten years after consuming people find that's something seeds but the government so far has decided that these are virtually equal you know the corn that it's g.m.o. and the corn that isn't. really you don't have the test that you have a lot of because the same organs which i think you might might disagree with. and
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staying with nutrition what do you prefer eating cheap and easy fast food or taking some trouble to keep yourself healthy with organic alternatives artie's president reporter has been on the streets of new york finding out just that to see who is keen to be lean and green. are you sheep an easy or all organic when it comes to what you eat this week let's talk about that i don't care you don't care so you don't care what you put into your body you. do. for the expense of organic food i mean it doesn't to me it doesn't really make a difference i actually started juicing this year and i found out about it when i was getting a facial and there's a place called free foods right down that way and they have the best juices i've ever had in my life kale spinach faisal i mean it's like and it's like changing it sounds that listen it's delicious and expensive actually it is expensive but if you
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think about it a glass of wine is like nine dollars and it costs the same amount why do you think organic costs so much more regulation at least in finland it's really strict on what you can do and how you do it and the crop is smaller so that's the problem doing doesn't that defy logic shouldn't it be cheaper to eat a tomato yeah yeah it should be true that's the world we live and yeah i'm a medical doctor is there that the food is. let's say polluted or or it's not healthy like contains a lot of transfer sun so on and so on then it can lead to cancer but genetically modified food cannot lead to consummate this nonsense so there's a lot of people that assert it dies why do you think they get away with that but why does the demo have such a bad rep i think it's mainly some kind of propaganda a lot more people are interested to get healthier and other parts of the world so where do you think america falls in that spectrum very well oh peace today is the number one for kids here is it just
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a lack of knowledge or do people don't have the money time. we want to sit down for breakfast this morning any healthy just got here could not find everybody's running to grab you're not out of time so you're eating better now more than act. then i did bad to the people on the streets and there are guards of the phrases mc i know mine they might if it is not there you won't need it and that's the press writer director for whether or not you eat organically the bottom line is you might want to take a minute to consider the old that are at them you are what you eat it's. coming up out the headlines in a few moments it is our turn special for. the
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