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the world's top chemical weapons watchdog is to send inspectors to syria in the next few days to oversee the destruction of the country's toxic arsenal that's after a un security council resolution paved the way for the disarmament process. claims of slavery rained down on the football community teams up with rights activists over doha building its world cup dream over the dead bodies of its workers. the noose tightens around greece's extreme right golden dawn party as police arrested leaders and supporters it's the first crackdown of its kind since the one nine hundred seventy. plus faced with a war weary public and a political class tainted by scandal the u.k. ministry of defense draws up the plans hoping to persuade people that any future
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war would not be so bad after all. in broadcasting live from our studios in moscow this is sean thomas going to have you with us in the international chemical weapons watchdog will send a team to oversee the destruction of syria's toxic weapons arsenal in the next few days this comes after the unanimous u.n. security council resolution demanding the country eliminate its stock the details now from our new york correspondent marina. this breakthrough marks the first time the united nations security council has agreed on a binding document concerning syria the resolution unanimously adopted by the council requires the verification and destruction of syria's chemical weapons stockpile. miles however while it doesn't mention chapter seven towards the end of
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the document it does not indicate that immediate use of force would be allowed this is something that russia's foreign minister sergei lavrov explained in detail while addressing the security council dilutes in your book by the with where we should move the resolution does not fall under chapter seven of the un charter and does not allow for the automatic use of force with which we are firms the agreement reached that the russian american meeting in geneva regarding violations of the use of chemical weapons by anyone will have to be carefully investigated by the security council of the united nations estimates that the council will stand ready to take action under chapter seven of the un charter any incident which is considered to be a violation of the resolution would have to be proved one hundred percent years before any action is taken to the. the resolution also calls for the convening of the geneva two peace talks which un secretary-general ban ki moon says
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could happen as soon as november geneva two is where the syrian government and opposition are supposed to come to the table together to negotiate a peaceful path towards their future and an ultimate end to the two and a half year civil war taking place in that country russia's foreign minister sergei lavrov says that the syrian opposition as well as the government is applauds to comply with all measures in this care the council resolution used in the zoo bill knew that the responsibility for implementing this resolution lies not only with the government of syria according to the demands of the un security council the syrian opposition will have to cooperate with u.n. experts. in the meantime u.s. secretary of state john kerry said the precedent setting resolution shows that powerful diplomacy can peacefully disarm the worst weapons however during his address to the security council secretary kerry reminded members that the use of
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force against syria is an option that u.s. president barack obama continues to keep on the table reporting from new york marina porter r.t. author and historian gerald horne told r.t. that unless the syrian opposition is a part of the disarmament deal then chemical weapons may continue to exist in the country. that's the weakness of this peace process recall that just a few days ago from the so-called rebels officially with the more extremist faction basically saying that the less extremist factions is somehow being urged and expelled the extremist faction of course is spearheaded by the almost for front close to al qaida keep in mind as well that some of the so-called chemical fs facilities in syria or under the jurisdiction of rebel forces if the rebel forces are not part of this process it's unclear to me how it can be resolved that is to say how can chemical weapons be destroyed not the least talk and these chemical
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weapons be found if the rebels are not part of the process. well you can always get more reaction and analysis on the syrian crisis on our website or do dot com also there for you now an exclusive interview with syria's foreign minister where he explains how the civil war could end in a matter of weeks. right to see. her street. and i think that you're. on our reporters were very. instrumental. to be in the. the capital of qatar is growing in leaps and bounds and gearing up for the twenty twenty two world cup but it's coming at a tragic cost of dozens of lives shocking revelations show migrant workers living
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in in humanity conditions and being treated like slaves the football community and rights groups demanding the government take measures and soon meanwhile artie's paula boyko asked some british friends of what they think of the situation. the choice of concept for the twenty twenty two world cup has raised more than just a few eyebrows while football fans wonder how they'll avoid alcohol restrictions if they attend the tournament and plays raise concerns over the desert heat an investigation by britain's guardian newspaper has uncovered and also to get the most serious control the city for the twenty twenty two host nation according to the publication nepalese migrants working on major infrastructure projects for the world cup has been subjected to a full slate but they've been tonight wolf for an extreme heat and they were trying it's raising only still one a day during the summer not a couple times in the lungs and the news media adds insult to injury often rates in spades
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a case of the twenty eighteen world cup was rejected so i've come to london's soho west but will fans regulated. the power to find out what they think forty four people died in two months you know that's a higher ratio than had almost of a dam you know back in the what it was the twenty's and thirty's the job was first world war standard you know there's a lot of people dying and it sounds like there's not a great deal of governance going on if that's what's happening china was brought round and that was when the big gamble with china have having been the olympics. was that they could be encouraged to feel that. the same goes will because of brought the game to the world. the only way to really make it global is to bring questionable countries into the fold in terms of highlighting to the world the atrocities that are going on trying to turn those around they don't think it's a good thing because you could hollow things into the posting chance us twenty twenty two supreme committee which is responsible for the organization of the
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tournament that has said it is deeply concerned by the allegations and has vowed to investigate them but the next least ambassador to canada has already said that abuse of migrant labor is that is so entrenched in the emirates that it myself will be called an open jail so for those watching from the sidelines here in london or indeed from pubs like these it raises questions over whether or not cats are should be afforded the privilege of hosting the international tournament reporting from london i'm poly. the gulf researcher at human rights watch believes qatar and its neighbors have a long history of neglecting the workers' rights the government's job to respond to the allegation and evaluations are credible no everyone knows what the problem is it's not rocket science and it's not a question of money it's a question of forcing the good laws getting rid of the bad laws. for prosecuting offenders and the car can do that it's just
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a question of whether it's willing to go the extra mile and to be caught our lives are in the region where we are. you know my co-worker's rate is a real cd is that your husband prevailing thing caught on across the go to labor system the legal and regulatory framework or are totally totally short of the stock has acquired a series of appalling laws rate for the exploitation of workers and the laws which do exist of course it will all have it's impossible confiscation a lot of editing illegal recruitment these laws are enforced an awful lot not any or any of the offenders prosecuted criminally so there is a bank of impunity but employees many of them most of the county i'm not as olson for the horrific abuses which have been reviewed again. still ahead for you this hour a mixed welcome iran's president returns to tehran after his first appearance at the u.n. general assembly and of the historic phone conversation with president barack obama
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. greek authorities are conducting a sweeping crackdown on the extreme right golden dawn party arresting its leader and a dozen senior official members stems from the murder of a prominent anti-fascist two weeks ago allegedly by a golden dawn activist the part party has become the third largest in greece and is best known for terrorizing immigrants and attacking political rivalry rivals but dr alexander because i'm a us who's a specialist in the country's politics says the more the government tries to suppress it the more it is likely to flourish. so far as the position of the m.p.'s for whom arrest warrants have been issued is concerned by the fact that they will be on trial in under arrest they will nor to lose their status as members of the greek parliament corso seems be the case if you try and close something and you drive it underground it thrives conversely. that is correct and i am
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personally against a. golden dawn precisely for the reason you outlined in your question it seems that the greek authorities are not entirely clear about what to do so far. not banning golden dawn because they want to avoid a situation whereby the movement. of the organization rather goes on the ground and becomes a more frightening force in greek politics at the same time however they're arresting its members and they're going for something like a de facto ban without a proper legal. the anti-war feelings of many in britain have forced the ministry of defense to come up with new ways to reconcile the public with military casualties the new strategy includes that the use of more mercenaries drones and reducing the high profile repatriation ceremonies of service personnel killed in combat. last month reports how to sell a war to
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a british public that's not buying that's the topic of the latest study by the ministry of defense reacting to what the paper calls a wrong assumption that the british people has become risk of birth in a nutshell the paper says it's not the people don't know what war it's that they don't understand how it will benefit them so in an effort to explain war better the think tank makes some recommendations bust make a large investment into drone suggesting that if people in foreign countries they killed at arms length the public mind say much second use more contract aka. rather than british soldiers to lessen worries about casualties. use more special forces soldiers because apparently the loss of soldiers doesn't have such an impact on the public because that role is perceived as inherently more risky and full something military families are already calling to. reduce the
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profile of repatriation ceremonies. carrying coffins straight to the union jack when bodies are brought back from afghanistan. but a war weary british public isn't keen on having its opinion swayed and is particularly adamant about keeping repatriation the ceremonies in the public. saying i should be respected for what they've done and we should be aware that it was just more just the. only thing they can do is. publish the right. thing basically they shouldn't be going to war so it's really trying to avoid war rather than try and make it sound it makes an interesting way the paper appears prescient because it was written before the british parliament voted against getting involved in syria under the immense weight of public opinion but it seems unlikely that the public will be manipulated into
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supporting conflict quite as easily as even the ministry of defense admits that the current a version to war is the result of a people let's better informed and an opposition that's more sophisticated. now after a short break r t an austrian election campaign is a flamboyant billionaire. he talks to. the country's parliament on a surge of euro skepticism. the claim for the sochi winter olympics is almost ready to start off on its incredible. marathon which will take it as far as outer space after the break we'll report from the birthplace of the legendary sporting event.
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the future koosman technologies the name and aviation is the game russia's lately still try to take a peek into the monks the noble coastal springs innovations new points and don't look grown the green knight shape blossoms come to be updated year on. the contrary. more news today violence is once again flared up. in these are the images cold world has been seeing from the streets of canada. giant corporations rule the day.
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back you're watching our t.v. president rouhani of iran received a mixed welcome in tehran on his return from his headline stealing attendance at the u.n. general assembly in new york rouhani supporters welcomed his return while dozens of opponents chanting anti-american slogans threw eggs and shoes at his car they oppose the president's softening the islamic republic's stance towards the u.s. and change of tone on nuclear weapons that follows the historical phone call between rouhani and obama the first direct talks between u.s. and iranian leaders for three decades after the call president obama voiced hopes for progress over tehran's atomic ambitions but said that serious obstacles remain
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america's top ally in the middle east israel remains skeptical of iran's less confrontational approach at the u.n. labeling it a smoke screen norman solomon from the institute for public accuracy says that the white house is under pressure from israel to be more hardline in its policy towards tehran. the u.s. government is under great pressure from the hawks in washington many of whom want the united states to either attack or wink and nod towards israel launching an attack on iran within the next year or so the role of the us i think is now to see what's possible diplomatically and i think it's a combination you know it takes two to dance and ronnie and obama are beginning to dance that was not possible under a command in a job it was not possible or would not be possible under
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a president romney or president mccain for instance i think that is the very important factor the combination and it's a matter of timing. but it will be very important for the grassroots leaders as well as the powerful in both iran and the united states to keep this on course so that the hardliners in each country don't gain the upper hand in our online team has all our stories and the latest developments on the website just a click away for you right now dramatic footage of a joint military exercise involving russian and develop russian forces all watched over by president putin and with the shank oh you can find that in our in motion section plus. sued for science and us christian group wants the kansas education board in court for teaching children about evolution and global warming saying it violates a people's religious freedom the genesis of that story a hearty dot com. amid the
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ancient ruins of greece's olympia the dress rehearsal for lighting of the sochi two thousand and fourteen winter olympics torch has taken place under former reports from the final preparation before the actual ceremony on sunday. actually watching the rehearsal for sunday's ceremony here after limpia the birthplace of the lympics two and a half thousand years ago and they sang cycle actually had the sound of the next dylan pics and that's because he didn't pick flying the full g. twenty four teen movie did it and it will get into print stuff since you can see here practicing what they would do on sunday night it's my life you two should the first torchbearer who parker edition is always the great and he will then hand that see the russian torchbearer who on this occasion will be myself the star alex and at that you know he would say gently has been released by the washington capitals of one weekend only to carry out his sauna back to watch then go on
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a seven day tool of greece before ending up in ashton's next weekend would then be taken to moscow for the russian leg to relay. on its journey to sochi the torch will pass through nine time zones and will go as far as the north pole and even outer space the flame is scheduled to head to the international space station where it will be taken out for a space walk in an unprecedented out of this world show r.t. will be following this ceremony and bring you to you as it takes place. now take a look at some other news making headlines around the world this hour in tunisia the islamist led government plans to step down amid criticism and mass protests staged by the secular opposition the decision comes amid political deadlock and
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nationwide unrest which was triggered by the killing of an opposition leader there the country is to be led by a provisional government until new elections can be held. in china a large police task force has freed ninety two children after breaking up a human trafficking network gang members apparently kidnapped the children in the southwest of the country to sell them as a labor force the network is also believed to be responsible for trafficking in women to be sold as brides. angry crowds in bahrain have clashed with security forces in protest over the arrest of a prominent opposition figure. was taken into custody charged with inciting terrorism police used tear gas and water cannons to disperse the thousands who tried to get to square the cradle of bahrain's long running unrest opposition
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is demanding human rights reforms and accuses the government of conducting a ferocious crackdown. security forces in sudan have opened fire on demonstrators killing another four people in protests which have raged all week long rest is rooted in the cut of fuel subsidies approved last week by president bashir rights groups believe a total of fifty four people have been shot and killed driving anger over the police's increasingly lethal crackdown calls are growing for bashir to end his almost quarter century in power. when the austrians vote in sunday's parliamentary election it will be an unusual ballot for europe because they're doing it while enjoying a fairly robust economy even so the euro skeptic parties are polling strongly and could get a third of the vote peter all of a caught up with a flamboyant billionaire leader of one group. the latest polling information ahead of sunday's election here in austria suggests that the country will see
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a return of the so-called grand coalition between the social democrats and the conservative people's party however this election has seen a rise in the amount of people turning towards euro skeptic parties now to talk a little bit more about that i'm joined by the founder of one of those here a skeptic parties mr frank thanks very much for talking to me why has your skepticism called imagination in austria we are nuts get this m e s. m d a very much for european unity and so on which is always thought that come with currency doesn't make sense it's economically viable and all the science at that doesn't work now do you think that brussels currently has too much say over the sovereignty of nations like austria while a candid. reason because each country has a certain culture for hundreds and thousands a year as an each country must govern down destiny on the other hand the european
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unity would be that people can move freely around and in products could be moved around freely but again the currency just doesn't work now how important to the rest of the e.u. is they selection taking place in austria well. i don't think we will get a majority at this time but we have set principles and dollars for pete daksh reforms in parliamentary reforms and parliamentary reform so we hope to reduce of politicians and. citizens representatives will have more say in government thank you very much for talking to me frank stronach there the founder of teen stronach party running in this year's austrian elections. are all over for us there now. now coming up we have the kaiser report right here on r t stay with us. ben moshe c.e.o.
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of a i g the insurance giant which took eighty five billion of bailout money from the american taxpayer said that congressional outrage at the ensuing bonuses paid to these executives in a failed fraudulent phony financial products unit was quote just as bad as the deep south lynching. that cracker on wall street sees a kinship with the way blacks were lynched you know here's what i think black america should do in light of this revelation they should demand reparations for having built the united states of america they are owed by some calculations and this was an issue a few years ago five to seven trillion dollars in cash right now black america this cracker thinks we are not what it is suffering of taking billions in bonus money is
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equivalent to you building into our country that he now profits from i'm a victim i was a feast of billions of dollars of bonuses i mean the victim i can't stand it. and you can catch the full report coming up in about an hour's time but coming up now top notch gadgets of the most advanced devices and other twenty first century gizmos it's an r.t.s. technology update right here on our to stay with. the macmillan family in canada has decided to fight time itself and keep their family trapped in one thousand nine hundred six sort of like new age amish but only for one year and not their whole lives so they live in one nine hundred six the family forbids the use of any technology developed after the mid eighty's they want their children to experience the world they grew up in when you had to read books
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and if your outside no one could call you and there were no tablet computers to stupefy children at a moment's notice as a parent i have some sympathy with this idea because i like all of you have seen that technology is dumbing us down a lot i mean how often do you have to memorize a phone number nowadays and we've all seen bad parents just sit their kids in front of the technology and ignore them to chat on facebook about what they saw on netflix but on the other hand for the first time in human history you. power of knowledge at your fingertips there is an instructional video to do anything you want on you tube and getting basic information on any scientific or historical topic is one click away if you find the idea of the self-made man romantic and now is your time because anyone who has the will to learn can learn you know i don't come from money without the internet i would definitely not have this job and i'd probably worshipping at the feet of rush limbaugh deluded by the mainstream media modern technology can make your mind with information or break it with cat videos and dumb trendiness but that's up to you and this is just my opinion.
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speak your language i mean some of the will inevitably. will use programs and documentaries in spanish what matters to you. use a little too negative angles stories. spanish find out more visit. hello and welcome to this month's special edition of technology updates where we
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look to the skies to see the peak of russian innovation on today's show he cuts a glimpse of bush's latest stealth fighter. we find out that's a cross between a battery and a combustion engine isn't just a load of. it and don't the ground we learn about the mysterious night. but first let's take a look at some of the highlights of this month's marks and show. the international aviation. space show is the highlights of the calendar not just for aviation enthusiasts but for anyone who enjoys a good day out show started off in one thousand nine hundred ninety three when the focus was mainly on entertainment since then it's evolved into an important business event given the high flyers of the aviation industry a chance to sell their wares this year marks smashed its own attendance record with over one hundred fifty thousand people braving the elements to visit the event in just one day business also proved with companies signing a green.

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