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was. all dressed up top security along molly's border to cut off insurgents as capered as more force of civilian casualties from the french with a tree intervention and. israel considers building a buffer zone stretching following to syrian territory but denies accusations that the suffering in troops and tanks call streets an invasion. on this are in diplomats up paying out for postings within the obama administration couldn't tell us what part of examining the president stopped.
hello welcome to the twenty four hour news life for most my name is you top top story now. friend still pounding rebel bases in remote areas of northern mali trying to console supply ovaries for islamist militants algeria has also increased security along its border with mali to prevent insurgents from crossing it some reports suggest the french led campaign has caused a number of civilian casualties also take some of the facts the intervention is having on the people of mali and this exclusive report. francoise hollande victorious trip to timbuktu marked a declaration that three major cities in northern mali have been declared liberated from rebels although the sharia law and islamic extremism the rebels enforced will not soon be forgotten nevertheless this victory is a partial one the militants have merely retreated and fled and the suffering in this war has seems disproportionate to the gains made we're learning what happens
in battle day by day in the town of kona we heard stories from the fog of war this is small settlement in the mopti region was seized by the more yo tribe they fled to the north when french troops showed up but it's reported that the cost of that victory was high while french planes killed only two rebels the number of civilian casualties was an estimated fourteen he said i wasn't home when the bombing began i started praying when i learned my house was under attack they ruined everything i had my family and my livelihood my wife's name was i mean she was forty my son ali was eleven when adam was ten and say no god was six they all died. as honest. people such as this farmer idris ask themselves if the victory was worth it. we also met the campo family who had suffered badly when the bombing began everyone
scattered the campo lost two of their son of unable to swim they drowned in the river while fleeing the fighting. we also heard the story of a young mother who died from shelters leaving three children behind a newborn baby. the village was a complete mess it's impossible to describe a lonely discuss things i know for sure and i can say that all we had is gone. whew proving some kids came running up to us and said their mom had died i brought them to our house their mother died after an hour of clinging to life the children have nobody else but us screaming as the disaster visited every house in the town people reject anything the military claims about victory and say war crimes must be prosecuted under the geneva convention towns like qana want more than just compassion people who suffered at the hands of terrorist groups and drug traffickers are now facing the misery inflicted by warfare which is about that yes
probably without guns either one. for r.t. us vice president joe biden has meanwhile hailed what he called the decisive enough the decisiveness of french president francois hollande in mali america's been providing logistical support for the military campaign that and end of the institute for democracy and cooperation says all i the nation cares about is increasing that influence in africa. the main factors in this are france's own desire to strengthen the whole role on the international stage in particular piece of you know european partners and also the american strict future plans for africa it's important to know that america which strongly supports france in this mali and intervention has plans for establishing a military presence in the military control over the whole of the african continent some people speculated that used the phrase that this was america leading from behind that america decided to put forward its european allies to do as it were its
dirty work in a continent where china has been establishing an economic presence now very successfully for a large number of years so there is a ground ball for africa isn't there is it just to grab the resources yes it is obvious that the securing of energy resources is one of the key factors behind many if not most political developments today and that's why i say that the of course the issue of hydrocarbons and uranium and other energy sources is a key and may even be the decisive factor. people in oil rich gulf states enjoy a high standard of living because they're sitting on a treasure chest of natural resources but countries such as bahrain and kuwait haven't been in you into popular and rest resorting to violent crackdowns against protesters who want more of the same asking is this a cap and examines now at all struggles plaguing the people of the prosperous
kingdom. yes you. see. my life in the gulf used to look like this. but the black gold hidden beneath the sands transforms the arabian states from inhospitable deserts came storing structures of glass and steel physical testaments to their wealth and power in a wider region known for its tinderbox tensions the gulf monarchies have stood out for their relative stability and for an oil dependent west eager for a military stronghold to counter on the gulf became a strategic away says petro dollars to help to insulate the gulf against economic hardships plaguing other states but not against popular uprisings now the gulf monarchies as a whole have been struggling to stave off the effects of the arab spring with varying degrees of success kuwait is largely seen as the most tolerant of the gulf countries but the worry is that the trend could be reversed activists say that it
already has been political gatherings of more than twenty people are banned as are political parties and when the last opposition dominated parliament challenge the ruling authorities it was dismissed voting rules were changed to ensure critics say a more compliant parliament speaking out against the system has landed many activists in jail just as for those who took to the streets to protest we were beaten up by. the special forces team and the sound bombs and but all and and after the modish whoever it is on the street is it just being detained and thrown into jail it's a struggle activists in bahrain are all too familiar with. three days after egypt's former president was ousted from power protests began in both frames like the kuwaitis they weren't demanding an end to the monarchy but more representation at a violent crackdown saw a shift in some of those demands because the new law to stop it is that the elite
in many different it is against the regime. against that he took the ship i didn't stand the situation i don't know one thousand five hundred there's another we have . every day we have a lot of. security forces surrounding the gate is attacking the people are taking their houses as in other gulf states the monarchy blames the unrest on a radical minority they are hardliners they want to see regime change they want to implement their own style of government and impose on the rest of the population. a system of government that is unacceptable these demands called for a. minster style democracy captain hill style democracy in being go but critics disagree saying the protesters simply want their governments to listen i want to comes to violent crackdowns he says westminster and capitol hill simply turn a blind eye without
a victims because we live in their country which have already so the us and the united states and the u.k. they don't get aboard the people they don't care about the humanity they don't care about the bahraini blood they care about. whether in bahrain saudi arabia qatar oman or kuwait seems like this one are becoming increasingly more common but nasa shows a power outage like this one show that the dots well wolf alone isn't enough to insulate the countries from people taking to the streets and demanding a greater say in their political system and unless the monarchies show themselves willing to listen their stability may prove to be a mirage you see caffein of r.t. kuwait. as john kerry begins his time as the new u.s. secretary of state has been revealed that many of the ambassadors serving under him were major donors to the president's campaign a new report says this year's competition among big money bankers to land the most sought after diplomatic schools was especially tight also he's going to check on.
as you can imagine the competition for diplomatic post is tough especially in safe and wealthy countries somewhere in western europe and asia a recent study by two professors of international relations at pennsylvania state university looked at available information on president obama's donors direct political contributions and the positions that they received and they concluded that those whose political connections to president obama were measured in dollars for the administration service had an increased chance of representing the united states and western europe and a smaller chance of serving in say central asia or sub-saharan africa donors and advisers involved in the diplomatic selection process say the competition this year has been so tight that those who have raised less than a million dollars are for the most part unlikely to be considered so what is the quote unquote price tag for the highly sought diplomatic posts according to this study friends and monaco topped the list with
a level of personal contributions at six point two million dollars quote unquote the price for a position in the u.k. the authors find appears to lie between six hundred fifty thousand dollars and two point three million dollars a posting in luxembourg is valued as three point one million dollars and appointment to portugal was predicted to have a value of around six hundred thousand dollars like all modern presidents before him president obama has appointed friends and donors to about thirty percent of diplomatic posts while seventy percent of the posts go to career diplomats so judging by this research career diplomats go to places like yemen while big donors go to monaco nobody of course calls it bribery here these are just respectable donors who get what they want when they pay the price. panic over immigration the u.k. makes to put all ball gary is khomeini and britain as public citizen negative propaganda
campaign against itself to prevent the deluge of new comers one easy restrictions are removed next year a report on that is on its way. on the show for us and that is china's seem to be grass and south korea played little games sending boring signals to the now the snorts not this isn't about coming out of the bright. world. it's technology innovation all the moves developments from around russia we've got the future are covered. more news today violence is once again flared up. and these are the images gold
thank you thank you. thank you thank you thank you. thank you. i thank you thank. you out there watching r.t. welcome back israel is considering the creation of a buffer zone inside syria zone could stretch several kilometers into neighboring syria although israeli military source and says that not invading a sovereign state the israelis plan to put a number of troops and tanks on foreign soil they stated aim of the zone is to prevent a mortar and rocket attacks from inside the war torn country so it should also stop radical groups coming close to its territory if assad's government falls and
security funds is also being a record along the frontier with syria on the golan heights but many see this as an exploration of syrian territory and dr germ awwad him thanks it has very little to do with security. imposing a buffer zone will make israel and the future. negotiate over withdrawing from this buffer zone rather than withdrawing from the golan heights this is very similar to the attempt of israel in one thousand seven hundred two by un impose a buffer zone in south lebanon where it was the same claim that it wanted to defend its northern border derrida objective is to annex more territories and at the same time and to threaten damascus so. israel extends its domain by another seven kilometers this will make it reach close
very close to damascus this is very dangerous for the stability of the region and where it will give the insurgents like three years on three base a secure base to launch attacks against the syrian regime so this is a direct and the moment of israel. and online for you now web site rule is out there rules i should say bad to be broken if you're the american president barack obama has claimed the right to launch cyber attacks on whichever country he wants even if there is no concrete evidence of a threat so had to outright call for the details. and also that decision in pakistan while some of bin laden was killed is to get a fund make over to improve its image about antti dot com to find out what the former home of the world's most wanted terrorist is in mind. it's cold and wet so you really shouldn't come that's the message the u.k.
sending to fellow e.u. citizens in romania and bulgaria london's looking for ways to cut back on immigration fearing eastern europeans will flood britain when given and restricted access to the e.u. in twenty fourteen but as his point of boycott reports now remain here and belgariad has found a way to. to get even with you kerry we are so many things going for our country the english language testing times brilliant history very creative people some of the best universities in the world a great place to do business we need to stand up and shout about how great britain is and get people to come and invest and visit but that's not the message that europe's newest member states will be getting come january twenty fourth team twenty nine million rumanians i'm gary and i will be able to live and work anywhere in europe including britain but the u.k. government is reportedly brainstorming ways to dissuade what's feared could be a flood of eastern european immigrants from coming to britain one idea and negative
advertising campaign where the government would say britain isn't all it's cracked up to be the english that everybody in the world wants to come doing because in the news office of the most finest greatest country for english people it is that they seem to forget that in the case of remaining friends and remain as a beautiful country loving warm exciting country to live in today when they produce these to to sit about thirty million remain and. everybody's going to leave and then the last one to light is going to be a single person left and then it really is nonsensical as one minister per ticket and negative ad campaign would help to correct the impression that these streets are paved with gold but even considering how to push off would be migrants the british government has managed to ferry not one but two whole countries and now one
rumania newspaper has decided that rather than getting mad it's going to get even instead. the prime advertising campaign says that since living in the u.k. is no walk in the park brits should move to remain where and. dead stereotypes about british food women and even the royal family come under fire danger by the british people to come to romania arguing their hero half of our women look like kate and the other half like her sister so this is a funny campaign but if you can see behind it there's actually a serious message which is that romania have still valuable resources intelligence and humor and that britain should take advantage of this next wave of immigrants instead of marking their nevertheless last month the u.k. home secretary said that migration put downward pressure on wages and was
a bad influence on social cohesion and some ministers have suggested limiting remaining in symbolic ariens access to health services and housing when they arrive as you can imagine not all the romanians living in the u.k. are cleaning the toilets some of them are highly qualified even to understudies there so they find this a very aggressive and under society campaign really whether or not the anti britain campaign will ever make it to a billboard near bucharest is now beside the point the british government has already made the ease newest members feel that little bit less welcome here. r.t. london. now to some other stories from around the world at least two children have been injured by a current grenade in the northern kosovo city of mitrovica a boy and a girl aged three and nine suffered tropical wounds when the grenade was thrown through a window of their home by. her skate it was
a certain less than twenty four hours of the trade so remains divided between serbs in the north and albanians in the south also has suffered from often violent as his attentions have a sense declaring independence from say red in two thousand and eight. is a. forces arrested twenty three how mass members adorn in the occupied was buying some were reportedly lawmakers so far israel hasn't given a reason for the raid a mass branded the move a criminal attempt to prevent national reconciliation for palestinians hamas is considered a terrorist organization by israel the u. us and the e.u. despite winning the last palestinian parliamentary elections six years ago. during in president ahmadinejad says he is ready to be fast guys are sent into space by a new or a new rocket last week to iran confront it has already sent a monkey into orbit and successfully returned him to now the country is focused on manned spaceflight however american and its allies are concerned their program
could be about for developing ballistic missiles. the u.s. government is expected to see a ratings agency standard and poor's accused of overvaluing this subprime mortgage debt which calls the global financial crisis s. and p. insists it's merely underestimated the scale of the market's deterioration is the first time a government has sued a ratings agency the farms have long been accused of vested interests because they're paid by the say companies the s.s. . the u.k. is preparing to test a new supersonic styles drone seen as the next generation of front line named after the celtic gold tower and it is that manned aircraft can evade radar and select his own targets but as always our first reports now experts are nervous about the beginning of robot orders. it can fly faster than the speed of sound it can deploy its own weapons and it can go deep into enemy territory now this is the
needy british super drain as it's known has been under development and many many years now costing hundreds of millions of pounds already but it's thought that this resolution we need to see project it's going to be taking is maiden voyage over the next couple of weeks that's what's expected now military chief has said that the theme billed as the future of the air force but experts have warned that this could open the doors to a whole new type of warfare there's concerns about robo wolf air where machines that are able to launch their own attacks could attack humans and of course a lot of control the sea that always surrounds the use of drones as well they're still there and with the here and now because the controversy surrounding drone warfare has been highlighted recently when the u.n. launched an investigation in to civilian deaths caused by the jones now assisting the u.n. in their research is
a team from goldsmiths university of london and i'm joined by one of thirteen now professor. and i think you very much for joining us and this new technology a lot of talk about a lot of excitement but a huge number of unanswered questions that go along with these developments you're taking part in this investigation now we haven't even really got questions answered eight of the legality of these attacks and yet we're seeing technology sort of leapfrogging over the law at this point i think that what. we are seeing a de facto legislation by practice. of warfare actually creating the law for the problem of the law for war because it always legs behind the technologies are full of course the chronology moved much faster than the laws of war and the technology changed the way which we conduct of wars especially because of really. you type of activity we've been seeing in the last decade it is called an extra duty to really cool assassination and of course this is really what your
investigation singeing on is gathering all important data is that absolutely in the forensic architecture project at goldsmiths what we look at is the nature of war in an urban area and the most drone attacks are launched on inhabited areas areas with a lot of civilians with civilians and militant are in town called in the numbers are very difficult to establish because both israel and the united states would consider every man over a certain age sometimes sixteen sometimes eighteen is a militant by definition we know we can is not true the details of that investigation the results are expected towards the end of the year old tabor thank you for joining us today to talk about britain's steep terrain and of course all the unanswered questions that go along with that. the u.s. and south korea flexing their military muscles in the east china sea and made fears north korea is preparing for another nuclear test seoul said the drills are part of
regular military training while pyongyang claims it's a penalty takut human rights and co-founder of the national campaign to end the korean war every concerns washington's making and already inflammatory situation that was. it's the worst thing you can do under these circumstances is to inflame the situation to conduct these military exercises that always inflame that use live ammunition up and down the border with north korea this is inflammatory on a lot of levels and we need to step back from these naval exercises it's like a race to the bottom if you will when are we going to get more creative in the way that we resolve conflict in this world this conflict gives us such an opportunity with a new secretary of state new leader in south korea we should be pushing for peace suspend these naval exercises and go from there yes there should be non proliferation of nuclear weapons on the korean peninsula but we don't even
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