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delayed. i. personally was killed as a car rams into a crowd protesting against the white nationalist unite the right rally in virginia as president condemns the violence on all sides national security advisor calls what happened terrorism. where terrorism is is the use of violence to incite terror and fear and of course. in other stories this week he launches a campaign to bring home russian speaking children left by their islamic state following parents after the liberation of mosul in iraq. and back in full threats
between the u.s. and north korea sparked fears of a catastrophic escalation. you're watching the weekly here in. the u.s. national security adviser has denounced what he called an act of terrorism in charlottesville virginia one person was killed and dozens more injured on saturday when a man rammed his car into a group of people who were protesting against a white nationalists rally the driver has been charged with second degree murder sworn you you may find these upcoming images disturbing.
you. know were all those ready to. try to get out. intentional tears well we're right now here at the scene of the attack just behind me is where it occurred i think that the atmosphere here right now is are a but also hopeful everyone that we've talked to has talked about the community here in charlottesville that it's very much so more like a family and that they will pull together and they have all been condemning the hate that happened yesterday most people do feel that those that were committing the violence yesterday were more out of towners than what the people from here are
they said this is a very peaceful town i have with me the headline of a local newspaper here and there's a very intense picture you can see people were thrown up in the air during the attack as the car plowed down the street people were coming counter protesters were coming up to this alleyway when a car came down through the alleyway plowing through the crowd ripping through the crowd of protesters as you mentioned one woman did lose her life in the thirty two year old heather haier of course the driver of the car fled the scene but he has been i rested and identified as twenty year old james fields of ohio he is now being charged with second degree murder for the death of heather there were also nineteen more people injured in that attack at this point there are still five people in critical condition. when this attack did occur while the city was still under a state of emergency there was a heavy police presence here but the virginia national guard also here in the town
of course it's been condemned nationwide quoting from the present he did say that all parties must be held responsible a comment that many people have attacked saying that he should have been more specific it's very clear who was responsible for the violence in the city with the organizer of the unite the right march attempted to hold a press conference he was continuously booed from the moment he appeared before the crowd and ultimately his microphone was hijacked. yesterday. the very. last. day out of saturday's march began as a protest against the removal of a confederate general statue it least fifteen people were injured in the ensuing clashes dozens were arrested pepper spray bottles of makeshift weapons were used in the fighting in a separate incident
a police helicopter which was monitoring that rally crashed outside the city two officers were killed president voiced his alarm over the standoff in virginia we condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred bigotry and violence on many shi'ites on many sides it's been going on for a long time in our country not donald trump not barack obama. it's been going on for a long long time if the k.k.k. car team were going down there to start a fight shame on them if they were if that was done in the guise of a charity that charity should be revoked and severely disciplined same for the anti for if there are people behind anti for who are are funding it through through charities which i suspect they may be and in provoking violence around the country even in this in a minute sort of passed between the time i was asked to come on the show i walked about a mile through places in new york where there are already protests they do not look
very spontaneous to me they have printed flags printed placards you know i think people on both sides are spoiling for a fight here and we ought to think very carefully about what actually happened find out who may be guilty of what offenses best to get them and punish them accordingly before we leap to a conclusion as to what may have happened. and amidst the violence in virginia many continue to blame it on deep divisions within american society an increasingly polarized politics. it's about you and i do we stand divided people but i've got to get out of that i try to respect the people who planted. the democratic leader.
one of the reasons i won the election is being very very divided nation. now this week and he launched a campaign to help bring russian speaking children stranded at an orphanage in iraq back home believe they were smuggled into iraq by their parents who joined islamic state but have since been killed or jailed after mosul's liberation leaving their children behind. mosul was a nightmare charnel house that orphaned generations not just iraq he's take this baghdad shelter that we filmed heah leave the children of i still victims together with the children of i sell fighters. to them. just.
for. these harrowing words touched people's hearts my heart broke watching this story will make a humble but on a slipping will gladly provide for those children should the remain displaced it's nice country here in australia and the children would be loved. in mixed with the messages of support that we received claims from alleged relatives think little league.
then there's five year old who d.j. and three year old fatima their parents joined i sell two years ago and were killed in a drone strike in june tells us their grandfather he says a seven year old girl living next door to him recognized fatima and her deja from a video and that he can't wait to see his beloved grandchildren again more than i could i third grade desert and. four thirty local. time. there lucky a d.j. . they're old enough to speak. in this. thing is important.
but what about the many orphaned children to young to speak much less know their names even if their relatives know them it is only from photographs as an example one woman believes she recognized her grandson in our video by his eyes. some are completely different if you continue to. look at your station national compassion. there are forty eight russian speaking youths in iraq orphanages that we know of and that's nowhere near all of them will continue visiting iraq often edges and documenting the children there in the hope that after all their pain and loss these young souls can be reunited with their relatives back home relatives who desperately love them
or i guess the of. from dagestan russia. barely a day passed this week without a fresh exchange of threats between the united states and north korea. they will be met. by your. buddies it's a statement. maybe it was an insult but. all this rhetoric between the two leaders has led to some colorful comparisons skillet morgan explains. when donald trump threaten north korea with fire and fury everyone online apparently had the same thought game of thrones. north korea. best not to hear what threats to the united states. they will be met with
five years as. the world has never seen. now arguably the only other world leader whose tirade sound as much like a fantasy villains is kim jong un so we decided to go out and give americans on the street a little quiz we'll give them the quote and they tell us was it trump was it kim jong un or was it game of thrones the days are gone forever when our enemies could blackmail us game with their own game of thrones. game of thrones out. donald trump game of thrones that's kim jong un ok all right. i tried you
know as many people as i can you never know which one you'll need. to troll also donald trump donald trump donald trump game of thrones you're correct that is game of yes all right our military will be given the resources that its brave warriors richly deserve. to. control them came of their own can join them. down a trail right that's donald trump i will not allow the mistakes of the recent decades to define the course of our future. when john came through and donald trump donald trump i'm just going to go with donald trump again that's correct and you're right you're right we can keep any cesspool of evils in the earth. including them within our striking range game of their own. game with their own spin. on. your enemies steals and murders your children. kim jong un donald trump be giving.
them a trial it's a game of thrones. the great. confrontation between the two military powers is of course provoked a lot of international reaction while russia says the risks of war are high china warns trump against quote playing with fire over north korea some u.s. allies also stressed they're not supporting the escalation germany says a harsh exchange of words isn't the correct response the u.k. insists the situation should only be dealt with through the u.n. and some analysts that we've spoken to believe both the u.s. and north korea should change their policy. i don't see the plus in these threats were we getting something in return from these president's threats i don't see it i've never seen the tension so high in the korean peninsula i'm extremely concerned
i hope the president's advisors rein him in general kelly you know the new chief of staff he's got to tell the president you can't conduct foreign policy the way you're doing with words with fiery words i think the north koreans have put forth look we will stop our missile tests if you stop your war games we've been doing war games on that peninsula for fifty or sixty years from now so what good does it to walk away from that entry point into negotiations other than the fact that the united states simply does not want to really enter into negotiations is not one we only want negotiations where the negotiating entry point is the north korean surrender syrian pro-government forces celebrating the liberation of a key town in the country's east i'll have the full story after the break.
usual it's business like it's never been done before. syrian government forces and their allies of liberated. in the country's east from islamic state fell into the hands of jihadists to may twenty fifteen june the same captured palmira for the first time defense minister says the liberation although paves the way to advance on to the strategic city of resort. i'm going to post so we do things today that's everyone is ready to fight and today there was to teach locations such as the resume which i would call a priority besiege feces have been courageously defending it for years now food medicine and weapons on to them liberation of the city would be a point in the defeat of. video news agency ruptly basics
collusive footage inside also which was the last islamic state stronghold in the homes region is just fifty kilometers away from the border with their resort province but she's still mostly in the control. explains the significance of the advance. syrian war geography the south east as where the color coded key is least complicated government controlled red vs eisel held black divided by one long desert front line and it's just shifted to the right of a town called no. there's plenty to celebrate for these protests fruits and their commanders saving. at just them closer to their ultimate goal and this part of syria dare as zoar
where one to two hundred thousand people are completely surrounded by islamic state and a few more months the siege will have been ongoing for three years. more on that ballet and even a bit as isis terrorists raided our house my thirteen year old cousin was staying with us i had her in a water tank so the. the terrorist didn't take her as a slave it was obvious that it's not good is the situation in there is orders catastrophic terrorist from iraq execute civilians in the streets and leave bodies lying there for up to five days i secretly drove my sons out of the city otherwise isis militants would recruit them by force inject psychotropic substances and later gives them suicide bombers.
civilians don't have access to regular good to commodities to services planes aren't always able to reach their disorder or actually power the equipment of the third which is needed for the many civilians in trapped inside the city and the soldiers who are fighting on the front lines in strategic terms is the last stop on the way to dare as province taking control of this province will mean wiping out i sold impromptu or production no more cash for the terrorists from. the government troops can also push to the north and if they can we night with fellow soldiers in the rock a province i saw as forces will end up kettle in the geographical heart of syria certainly is definitely the beginning of the absolute end of isis in syria where there are definitely two potentiality of
a subcommittee is only fifty kilometers away from that is or retaking that particular city is of vital importance to actually reopening the route and the road to that is or now the other option is to actually link up with the forces coming in from the northwest now that would create a huge pocket of remaining isis forces i think the army will potentially link up with what's left of the other forces and the same time push for their vote in the quickest to form a new way possible we've seen the syrian army gaining ground and then relinquishing some tough lessons in war geography have been. laurent those trapped in the arizona can breathe momentarily with relief but there's still a long way to go. r.t. has spoken to a palestinian father and his son they say they were brutally beaten by israeli police in east jerusalem they described the video of the incident which emerged shortly afterwards online. interactive to how he would have me to open
a neighbor's house without any reason i replied that this is not my house and i do not have the key to it he started yelling at me and at the same time ordered the soldiers accompanying him to break my hands. was. no sign of them it was time to talk mentioned there was a pleasure however. there were five to six people they were employees of the special forces they attacked me twisted my hands behind my back and began to beat me. off. her. whenever she returned to her. and they beat me hot on the head it sharply twisted my right hand behind my back and started to beat it insistently
so that my book was friendship. well abed and his fifteen year old son ahmed told us that after being beaten they were taken to the police station and held there for two days nobody explained to them why they'd been detained in the first place. when i was the first time in to a car and drove to the police station they kept beating and insulting us during the right at the station they confiscated our clothes one officer asked me to stand near a wall and smash my head against a two car fingerprints my father away i was kept at the station for two days had young wiley but we didn't explain why they had beaten us we didn't know if the me nor my some didn't think. of the incident comes amid growing concern over israel's treatment of palestinians in east jerusalem human rights watch warns the practice of removing residency could amount to being a war crime the rights group issued
a report warning about the growing number of revocations recent decades israel has stripped fourteen thousand palestinians of their residency permits human rights watch says that residency guarantees civil rights to palestinians so when the permits a revote they are forced to leave the homes the work crime in question is the forcible deportation of the occupied of the protected population. is part of the occupy territory here we're not talking about people forced to leave their home at that point to put gun we're talking about policies that in fact force people to eat despite concerns from rights groups israel gives a number of justifications for its actions authorities say that residents the right saw usually removed when jerusalem is no longer a person's main place of residence however in recent years palestinians have also been stripped of their rights for attacking israelis and also as
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there. are. tons of welcome to all is a part of the election of donald trump has polarized american society in many ways including in its attitudes towards clever and what's appropriate trial supporters still see him as a shrewd smart deal breaker this salt of the earth while his critics describe him as the ultimate in the ramos worthy of nothing but contempt is there any middle ground between the two to discuss that i'm now joined by lawrence krauss as theoretical physicists and cosmologists as well as a merciless critic of donald trump mr krause it's great to talk to you thank you very much it's true it's great to be here i think i'm a merciful where to go from that number to look at what i do know far too kind to
him let's talk about that but. a short while a little bit later because i want to ask you first about russia i know that many people in the united states believe that russian. just decides of the same coin but i beg to differ so i want to bring what brings you here to this country i came here for this amazing geek festival the to talk to thousands of people about so it's been an amazing experience like i'm just overwhelmed with the reaction and the response and the fact that people seem to really appreciate what i'm talking about absolutely you have a very big following here and i'm saying that. also a certain degree of pain because. it's become increasingly difficult to bring people like yourself i'm just a taste of this country primarily because of the tensions between russia and the west have you had any do you have any hesitations about coming here. no the only only this station had was the difficulty of getting a visa frankly i wanted to russia for
a long time because it's so different or seem so different that it was it was there was some tension but i've been here many many years ago and i want to see how things change absolutely you actually wrote on twitter that the last time you were here was sixty seven half a century ago and i assume visiting moscow back then was far more extravagant for a foreign there yeah you know especially young person i was flattered but i was thirteen years old what was the fiftieth anniversary of the revolution first of all and i wanted to i wanted to see what it was all about it was a very different society and it was amazing how did you manage to organize it because i don't think they gave it all it wasn't wasn't easy but there was a i came with a group of students and and we and the group of students was taking care of very well and i have very vivid memories. of that and also how different it is now. you mentioned that it is different now but i wonder if you had any failing.
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