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there. are. two young girls reportedly taken to i still controlled territory by their parents are recognized by their grandparents back in russia after r.t. filmed in a baghdad for. her so it's a. crucial role for. her to meet her. little transfer torkel doorway to north korea steps off with the president now warning leader kim jong il we credit cost of the x. y. and. afghan officials accuse u.s.
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forces of killing at least sixteen civilians in an airstrike the band of on claims they were all extremist militants we hear from the victim's relatives. there in my mother who both killed. my two brothers my mother and my sister were killed. thanks for tuning in you're watching our team to national it's three in the afternoon here in moscow with you now is emily so. bring them home that's a call after archie started campaigning to find relatives of russian speaking children stranded and an iraqi orphanage these youngsters have reportedly been taken to the country by their parents who joined islam and state. listen.
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this is low so if you. give the you. do business with you please. stay. here. after we showed our clip from the baghdad orphanage we started to receive calls and e-mails from people who think they know the children our correspondent you have has traveled to the russian republic of dagestan after grandparents of two sisters. came forward. the two elderly grandparents both pension has had never given up hope but as it was
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difficult they heard nothing they knew nothing other than that their grandkids were lost in a war zone but hope never dies just days ago she filmed fatima and had deja in a baghdad wolf a niche and their grandparents recognized them more than we could use your. research. there was nothing. to me but. we filmed this in the very yard in which grew up next to her beloved swing set and her sister were taken to mosul by her parents two years ago grandfather says they fell on the isis way to religious propaganda he says in june his son and his wife killed in
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a drone strike leaving the children all alone they too much. could be then i would be. busy i should not be taken to a movie j.p. . as it were to the man you by now and i support it sieges grandfather who she used to call dhaka instead of die says that he's overjoyed he says that his life has meaning again but it's not over yet there are tough paperwork to file this bureaucracy and procedures to follow before the girls had fatima are allowed to return to their grandparents. if there's a way. but we're not there is really more talk today at noon because you know that it was martin murder. the two sisters and several of the youngsters were identified off that we filmed them at
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the baghdad orphanage but they're the lucky ones according to officials as many as a thousand youngsters from dagestan alone taken illegally by their parents to syria and to iraq the parents perished leaving the children all alone in a country that isn't that own. we'll continue to try and find more of these youngsters and the hope that more of them can be reunited with their families back here in russia. there's another story which could possibly have a happy ending people claiming to be the relatives of another child contacted us saying they think they recognize the toddler in the video the boy was born in iraq and they have only seen him in photos sent to them by his mother situation i should stop. some of those who took her to the store. to. see if. it is
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a. question of the kitchen could it's. not so sure wish to. contribute. equally supernanny since. you keep. c.p.d. . well you could use the e-mail address at the bottom of your screen if you have any more information about the strand of children that desire to continue the campaign to reunite them with their families back in russia. donald trump has ratcheted up as rhetoric against the leader of north korea after the regime's latest threat of a missile strike near u.s. territory in the asia region the president sent the following warning to kim jong
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un. the other water threat or if he does anything with respect to quang or any place else that's that american territory or an american ally he will truly regret it and he will regret it fast from tweeted the u.s. army is locked and loaded against a secretive east asian state it's the latest in a long line of rhetoric from the american leader. north korea. make it work threats to the united states. they will be met with fire fury. like the world never see the people that would question that statement was it. maybe it wasn't tough enough so that if there is a state that has nothing to do with there that's a statement well it's still a war of words for now western media report the pentagon has plans for a preemptive strike on north korea's nuclear facilities but that's raising fears
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across the border in seoul as now explains so what if mr trump goes forward and all these roughly two dozen north korean missile launch sites testing grounds and other facilities go boom there is no way kim jong won't take revenge what are they going to aim at. the north korea's shop or to you and dignity army will launch the merciless own trip decision strikes from the ground. under water so they'd better stop being reckless. and even without the stuff trump wants to wipe out they got quite the arsenal toy unleashed hell over the thirty eighth parallel for decades north korea has been prepping artillery for that very moment and now what they've got loaded and ready to fire are twelve thousand pieces of tube artillery and twenty three hundred units of multiple launch rocket artillery.
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the direction southward is clear where precisely will kim point the cross here here are two words for you to warn counterforce and how to value targeting south korea and possibly even u.s. military facilities near the demilitarized zone vs an attack to destroy economically critical infrastructure and to cause immense civilian casualties i mean it when i see immense. look at the range of north korean artillery on the border millions of people live there more than half of south korea's population so with roughly ten million residents and with almost three million and su one over one million all these cities are in that zone and some estimates say that forty eight hours of artillery rage may kill one hundred thousand in and around so alone but what kind of specific north korean threat have we been mostly hearing
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about from the folks on t.v. the dramatic escalation in tensions with north korea overnight the regime divide by president trump with a new threat against the u.s. territory of guam a chilling new warning comes as the rogue nation threatens to strike guam home to thousands of u.s. service members this is a regime that's trying to not only establish its power but demonstrate its power everyone splaying the talent kim's missile range game though even if it is capable of reaching the u.s. island in the pacific how realistic is the threat of a successful launch a launch that would dogged america's. finances. were. the. if you are u.s. citizen on the coast of no doubt you're still pretty stressed but hey say that to
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south koreans from somewhere near seoul they'll be the first to get zapped if mr trump pulls the trigger. going underground how is after tang's he discusses the u.s. north korea escalations with award winning journalist and filmmaker john pilger the full interview will be air here throughout the day but here's a short clip of it trump is a bit of a wimp compared with obama a bomber in the. having put american troops seven wars including the longest war in its in its history having increased the development of nuclear. warheads more than any president since the cold war obama's record was all the soup a whole trampas has a long way to catch up with his previous us that's why we really should stop simply looking at trump the man but trump as a kind of symptom and i mentioned earlier a character true almost
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a cartoon version of a system. a system. that's produced people have almost brought us to the edge of nuclear war. the escalation on the korean peninsula is sparking serious fears of conflict how y.-e. has become the first us state to start preparing for potential nuclear attacks i.c.b.m. little ballistic missile launched from north korea it would take about twenty minutes to to make it back to avoid about five minutes into that time the u.s. military would be able to tell us that a missile has been launched and has the potential of hitting a way that gives us fifteen minutes to get the word out for them to the public for the public to take immediate action emergency management services in the u.s. state of hawaii are now working on a cold war style attack warning system we've also been recommended to stock enough
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food to last two weeks in fact all the talk of armageddon has got business brains buzzing as it seems there's clearly cash to be made from a crisis here's artie's samir khan. it's back the prospect of nuclear armageddon and with it and media with panic about how to survive the fallout people begin weighing their disaster plans a nuclear warhead that could land in hawaii in twenty minutes information on radiation from a potential nuclear blast this is an exit to the united states google searches for how to survive a nuclear attack have gone through the roof within the past few days beating old classics like how to get rich and how to be happy no surprise then that nuclear holocaust survival guides are appearing all over the place garnering tens of thousands of you please get prepared while you still can a great still means coming on time is quickly running out. that. your expansion. rate. is the worst thing to do it is
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going to be too serious or even. if you don't have faith your house will remain standing you could always invest in a bunker many factors say business is booming we've seen it. actually in the last three days this tremendous problem is special yeah there are. so the tensions are very high. people are taking precautions they're interested. well it's in the about. latching on to a commercial trend and trying to make the best of it what better way to sell them brothers and to say constantly it's going to rain whether you have the knowledge of or not the truth is if nuclear war was to happen most of the shelters that are being sold at the local shops and online or about as valuable to the people who are buying them as a headache to a man at his funeral who died of
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a gunshot wound to the head of the truth is not a responsible power russia has said that north korea's missiles cannot even reach the united states. immediate range missiles they are not. as both the washington and pyongyang have said washington and pyongyang both have a vested interest in saying these are i.c.b.m.'s apparently so do the people in the united states selling these bomb shelters the truth is the people in the region of north korea would suffer the most in the kit in the event of a nuclear attack the people of the united states certainly in the immediate term would be save their claims of more civilian deaths in afghanistan and the latest coalition air strike find out the details after a short break. it's. called
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the feeling of something. every the world should experience. and you get it all the old the old. the old according to just. come along for the ride. what politicians do something to. put themselves on the line to get accepted or rejected. so when you want to be president i'm sure. some want to be rich. but you'd like to be right this is like the flag tree in the morning and people are. interested always in the waters of. the city.
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welcome back at least sixteen civilians have died in a u.s. airstrike in eastern afghanistan according to local officials the u.s. military is acknowledged a bombing raid in the nagger province but claims only militants were killed again officials have to speak at this we heard from an eyewitness of the strike and victims' relatives. my father and my mother were both killed. eleven people were being transported in a vehicle three women five children two men were killed and one of the women was wounded her legs were blown off the bombing was carried out by warplanes i saw the place where the airstrike hit oh my two brothers my mother and my sister were killed. the latest claims about civilian deaths come amid increasing talk of a change of tact by the u.s. in afghanistan here's kate that market. according to the afghan government these
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civilians were killed in eastern afghanistan the u.s. government says that that is not accurate it says that only militants were killed we reached out specifically to the pentagon to get a clarification and for more information about the situation we did not receive an answer now this comes as donald trump is talking about reworking u.s. strategy in afghanistan we just heard him speak on it and he says his intention is to make it quote a whole lot less messy but it's a very big decision for the took over a mess. we're going to. make it a lot less messy but that has been a place seventeen years old there's horrors i read in one of your code and frankly . it's going to be a decision that's within the of adverse now at this point roughly eight thousand four hundred u.s. troops are in afghanistan there joined by roughly five thousand nato forces that are there alongside them from various nato countries the united states has been in
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afghanistan for over sixteen years there's been a series of incidents in which civilians have been killed and increasingly in u.s. airstrikes we've also seen afghan security forces being killed much controversy surrounding u.s. activities in the country but as the u.s. intervention in the country continues there have been calls from the military for an expansion of the u.s. military presence in afghanistan now one proposal is being put forward on afghanistan and it's coming from erik prince now erik prince is the founder of a private security firm a military contractor formerly known as blackwater this quite controversial he's proposing that the usa privatized its war in afghanistan there would be contracted people professionals former special special operations veterans that have experience in that theater to go do that work would it be profiting from the war. well we're not there no but in even the again that solves that solution that's that's capitalism that's that's what it's about now the expanded use of. terry
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contractors in afghanistan and other parts of the world raises questions of accountability when such forces violate international law or engage in activities that are questionable but this is just one of the many questions that are raging as the sixteen year intervention by the united states and afghanistan continues. now a quick look at some other stories making headlines around the world at least two people have been killed by kenyan police after riots broke out in the wake of presidential elections. opposition activists branded the election of president you who are kenyatta charades can you say insists the vote was free and fair however protesters took to the streets angry demonstrations they lit fires and gunshots were heard is this
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premises were also attacked there are fears of a repeat of the massive polls election of violence ten years ago where more than a thousand candidates and half a million for this place. over in egypt tell the fischel have raised the death toll from friday's train collision near the coast of city of alexandria to forty to one hundred thirty three others were injured in the accident rescue teams are continuing to look for more victims the incident happened when a passenger train traveling from cairo crashed into the back of another train at a station one of the engine cars for it was the rails along with two carriages which piled up on top of one another according to what this the country's transport minister claimed human arrow what's the likely cause. chairman and c litter initiative designed to appeal to all of the communities facing a backlash for using turkish names such as man mat and. members of the turkish community in the city of duesberg where the campaigns taking place complained
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they're being singled out. i think it's a great campaign it will be nice to find your own name and it supports people to predict garbage in the garbage cans and not leave it on the street. is good to really do it this way especially to be so out there to encourage people and clean up after themselves enough to slowly turn on the street on the grounds. but a local politician and member of the turkish community defended the initiative saying
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it's not against turks he added he also didn't believe it was an act of exclusion or of discrimination we also spoke to a member of the alternative for germany party who told us a lack of integration could be to blame for the backlash. this whole issue is just a symptom of failed integration if you feel that you are sidelining that you will be racist discriminated against you easily take offense luckily the german disposal company who started this initiative brushed off all complaints and carried on with business as usual it was just a very very harmless compay in that i should say these are things that apply to all the people who live in that area it has nothing to do with racism as a tool then again if you want to be offended you will always find something to be offended thanks for staying with us here in r.c.
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you can get all the details of the stories we're covering today on our website r.t. dot com as well as all of our social media pages be back with more headlines of the day at the top of the hour. welcome. back.
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because. we've. given up as well i must. get.
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this but. yes it will be in the. isis militants have just chimps to try something that this is complete and. to be written. here in the. only two groups of militants have joined forces. those groups need those who declare their determination to fight for an independent and a mixtape in the philippines. even after two months of fun to the army keeps
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finding hidden weapons and explosives. not being up operations in areas where civilians used to live and now a daily occurrence. we're not recommending one for the bundle that no. noise you get in my day. is or isn't in the manner of a scene. walking dead. in evil and it will make my head if in the special said he moved us all down. we all willingly accepted the risk of being shot wounded taken prisoner but noone first signed up to be friggin poisoned by our own people that was nuclear biological and chemical products the said do not truck tires all types of styrofoam
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polystyrene these batteries trucks there was a complete denial i think at all levels of government that there was any connection between berm pits and what these brave soldiers were suffering from to compensate every soldier marine airman and sailor that was on the ground that are complaining about illnesses from their exposure from the berm pits would really literally send a be a pro and they don't want to pay it so the way to the decades a lot of those soldiers will die in time and they won't have to pay and. call for help and get the middle finger to move used to model is. delayed and i hope you don't. i'm simone's over barrio filling in for lindsey graham this is broadcasting around
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the world from right here in washington d.c. coming up nuclear narrowed u.s. and north korea rhetoric is a rattling world markets this week stocks are down more than one trillion dollars and terrorist transactions the f.b.i. says isis is using e-bay to funnel money into the u.s. light only european exit millions of eggs are recalled after farmers used outlawed pesticides on chicken farms all that a whole lot more since that time starts right now. nuclear nerves are rattling stock markets worldwide the escalating war of words between the u.s. and north korea has caused world stocks to tumble more than one trillion dollars.


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