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violence breaks out at a right wing rally in the u.s. state of virginia which was organized to protest the removal of federal statute. two young girls reportedly taken to islamic state controlled territory by their parents are recognized by their grandparents back in russia after r.t. filmed in a backpack or. to say to. those who wrote the. letter to her. fellow trans rhetorical
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dual with north korea steps up to the president now warning leader kim jong il will regret it foster and keep x. and y. sleep. thanks for tuning in and you're watching our team to national is seven in the evening here in moscow with you this hour is and they sue. first breaking news here on r.t. violence has erupted as crowds gathered for right wing march in charlottesville in the u.s. state of virginia these are the latest pictures you can see behind me. let's. cut.
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a small space city has become a ground zero zero for white nationalist neo confederate an eye. all right activists in the u.s. including the k.k.k. in their fight to keep traces of the confederate legacy there intact that's after a plan was announced to remove a statue and the name to local parks you can see some live pictures right now. moving to other stories now bring them home that's a call after r.t. started campaigning to find relatives of russian speaking children stranded in an iraqi orphanage these youngsters have reportedly been taken to the country by their parents who joins us live state. that.
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is those moments you say this is. going to give the your mom this. is it is there any would you. say. 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 has traveled to the russian republic of dagestan after the grandparents of two sisters had teacher and fatima came forward . the two elderly grandparents both pension has had never given up hope but as
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it was 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 deja in a baghdad wolf an age and their grandparents recognized them all of them with your . research. there is no. place. 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
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in a drone strike leaving the children all alone you know if you daughter. could be then i would be. busy i shouldn't have to take up that time movie j.p. . was it what a man you by now and i support sieges grandfather who she used to call dhaka instead of 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. eventually went. to beat their more talk i'm sure theory doesn't have anything to. nordan. the two sisters and several of the youngsters were identified off that we
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filmed them at the baghdad orphanage but they're the lucky ones according to officials as many as a thousand youngsters from dagestan alone were taken illegally by their parents to syria and to iraq the parents perished leaving the children all alone in a country that isn't their own. will continue to try and find more of these youngsters in 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 have only seen him in photos sent to them by his mother. situation in which it's come. to know that someone could be to put the knife to school. because. there simply isn't
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a. question to keep it should it's. not socialist to. contribute. equally supernanny since. you keep. the c.p.t. see. if. you can use the e-mail address at the bottom of your screen if you have any more information about these stranded children as r.t. continues its campaign to be unite them with their families back in russia. donald trump has ratcheted up his rhetoric against the leader of north korea after the regime's latest threats of a missile strike the u.s. president sent
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a warning to game john he also stressed his support for the american asian territory of guam in a phone call with the governor. the other water threat or if he does anything with respect to quang or any place else that sort of american territory or an american ally he will truly regret it and he will regret it test. has now posted emergency guidelines on how to act in case of a nuclear strike these at locals to avoid looking at the flash of fireball and to waste no time running for cover. they were released shortly after trump up the tensions yet again by firing off another tweet and it the president took time to inform the public that the us army is locked and loaded against pyongyang it was the latest in a spate of talking tough from the american leader north korea this make it worth
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threats to the united states. they will be met with fire and fury. life the world has never seen the people that would question think that statement was. maybe it wasn't tough enough so that if there is a state that has nothing to do with their that's a state that was still a war of words for now western media report the pentagon has plans for a preemptive strike on north korea's nuclear facilities that's raising fears across the border in seoul as 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 un won't take revenge what are they going to aim at. the north korea shop or to you and dignity army will launch the merciless own troop decision strikes from the ground. water so they'd better stop
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being reckless. and even without the stuff trump wants to wipe out they've 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. the direction southward is clear where precisely will kim point the cross here here are two words for you to learn how to force and how to value targeting south korea and possibly even u.s. military facilities near the demilitarized zone versus an attack to destroy economically critical infrastructure and to cause immense civilian casualties i mean it when i say immense look at the range of north korean artillery beyond the
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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 sue one over one million all these cities are in that zone and some estimates say that forty eight hours of artillery rage may kill over one hundred thousand in and around so all but what kind of specific north korean threat have we been mostly hearing about from the folks on t.v. the dramatic escalation. in tensions with north korea overnight the regime divides the five president trump with a new threat against the u.s. territory of guam a chilling new warning comes as the rogue nations 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
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of reaching the u.s. and 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 south koreans from somewhere near seoul they'll be the first to get zapped if mr trump pulls the trigger going underground how it's after a ton see this guy says to us north korea escalations with award winning journalist and filmmaker john pilger the full interview will be aired 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 interests wars including the longest war in
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its in that's history having increased the development of nuclear. warheads more than any president since the cold war obama's record was also a super hawk trampas has a long way to catch up with his previous us so that's why we really should stop simply looking at trump the man or trump as a kind of symptom almost a cartoon version of a system a system. those produced people that have almost brought us to the edge of nuclear war. the escalation on the korean peninsula is sparking serious fears of conflict why it has become the first u.s. state the start preparing for a potential nuclear attack it's your graphical location means it's first and the target line and i.c.b.m. leader because a little ballistic missile launched from north korea would take about twenty
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minutes to to make impact and void 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 if 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 people have also been recommended to stop enough food to last two weeks and 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 our taste america on. its 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
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how to survive a nuclear attack has 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 please get prepared while you still can a great still means coming on time is quickly running out. that. the worst thing to. do is going to be too serious or even. if you don't have faith their house will remain standing you could always invest in a bunker many factors say business is booming we've seen it. in the last three days this tremendous problem actually after. so the tensions are very high. people are taking precautions they're interested.
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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 of 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 a gunshot wound to the head of the truth is that a responsible power russia has said that north korea's missiles cannot even reach the united states these an intermediate range missiles they are not i.c.b.m.'s as both the washington and pyongyang have said washington and pyongyang both have invested. tristen saying these are. apparently so do the people of the united states selling these bomb shelters the truth is the people in the region of north
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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 saved the us denies claims its air strikes in afghanistan have led to civilian deaths more on that story after a short break. with this manufactured incentive to the public will. when the right wing closest to protect themselves. with the flaming. lips. we can all middle of the room see.
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level of clashes right now and how much is the police in fault. well most of the clashes have just ended there were both four major brawls between the unite the right protesters and various anti five groups and black lives matter groups. there were all lot of people i saw a lot of people covered in blood big welts on their head a lot of up pepper spray people using pepper spray not the police a lot of chemical dispersals of people throwing water colors of any kind of thing to mess with the other side were local authorities prepared for such a large influx of right wing movements and thing how are the locals reacting. well so so the locals are very negative to it this is a college town in virginia and it's considered a very liberal town for doing you know so they're not very pleased with it from what i've gathered my hotel concierge actually took the day off today to protest he told me so the police have been pretty well prepared i think they were mostly
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hats off last night that was kind of dangerous day they were much more hands on a state of emergency was declared about ten minutes ago bookie tell us more about the background of the story why are they protesting or why are they clashing with one another give us some context place. sure well i mean since the election of donald trump. there there's been a proliferation of of of of all right rallies are so to speak. unite the right is the big hash tag campaign that they're going with other touring the country right now to do these berkeley's one place and i'm sure and it is all over the country and protesting them wherever they are. but why is this particular small city so important to them. yes so the city voted to remove a statue of the confederate general robert e. lee on the there was a klan rally here actually a little over
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a month ago that i attended and they were also protesting the removal of the statue of this is the same thing that the various all right groups are doing here today. under the unite the right on hash tag and campaign well thanks for that update i'm sure we'll be coming back to you if more clashes do break out between the two opposing sides thanks for that update that was alex rubenstein from our to america thank you. thank you. and the sixteen civilians happened killed in an alleged u.s. air strike in eastern afghanistan according to local officials. the u.s. military's admitting to conducting a bombing raid in the nagra province on thursday evening the claims only eight militants were killed afghan officials however the spirit at this we heard from an eyewitness of the strike and victims' relatives. my father and my mother killed. eleven people being transported in the vehicle three women five children two men
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and one of the women was wounded who move the booming was current we would put in our school the place where the instrument hit. my two brothers my mother and my sister were killed. the latest claims about civilian deaths come amid talk of a change of u.s. tactics in afghanistan here's came up with more cording to the afghan government these civilians were killed in eastern afghanistan and 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 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 four hours i read in one of your code and
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frankly. it's going to be a decision that's for the diversion of now at this point roughly eight thousand four hundred u.s. troops are in afghanistan they're joined by roughly five thousand nato forces that are there alongside them from various nato countries the united states has been in 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 secure. the 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
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people professionals former special special operations veterans that have experience in that theater to go do that work which would be profiting from the war . well we're not there know but an event or the again that solves that solution that's that's capitalism that's that's what it's about now the expanded use of military 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. a german anti later initiative designed to appeal to zero in the community is facing a backlash for using turkish names such as my mat and go check on members of the turkish community in the city of duesberg where the campaign's taking place complain they've been singled out.
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i think it's a great campaign it would 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 going to really do it this way especially to be inside there to encourage people in clean up after themselves enough to slowly turn on the street on the grounds. that a local politician and member of the turkish community defended the initiative saying it's not against turks he added he also didn't believe it was an act of exclusion
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or discrimination. we also spoke to a member of the alternative for germany party well 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 sidelined that you'll be racist discriminated against you easily take offense luckily the german disposal company to stop to this initiative brushed off all complaints and carried on business as usual it was just a very very harmless compay night should say these are things that apply to all the people who live in that area it has nothing to do with racism as told that again if you want to be offended you will always find something to be offended thanks for staying with us here in our an international you can of course get all the details of the stories we're covering today at our website r.t.e.
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