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[000:00:00;00] liz liz . one person is killed as a call rams into a crowd protesting against a white nationalist unite the right rally in virginia president trump condemns the violence while his national security adviser calls what happened to terrorism. and in other stories this week r.t. launches a campaign to bring home russian speaking children left by their islamic state
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following for the liberation of mosul in iraq. and back and forth threats between the u.s. and north korea fears of a catastrophic escalation. is that we hear on r.t. international with me to tutor our round up of the week's top stories in the up to date news welcome to the program we start with the. west seventeen people have been killed in a mass shooting that the government is describing as a terrorist attack heavily armed gunmen stormed a turkish restaurant in the west african nation capital wagadu around nine pm on sunday the first so communications minister say several of those killed were foreign nationals including at least one french citizen eight of the survivors are injured the military has sealed off the city center and it's unclear whether the
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gunman still at large the shooting bears close similarities to a deadly assault in january twenty sixth when islamic extremists killed thirty people at a restaurant and a hotel. one person was killed and dozens injured in charlottesville virginia when a man ran. his calling to a group of people who were protesting against a white nationalist rally the driver has been charged with second degree murder a warning that there was some disturbing images coming up. thank you.
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thank you. for the world there's room. right. international terrorist 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 fellow member 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 out counter protesters were coming up to this alleyway when
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a car came down through the alleyway blowing 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. george 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 this attack did occur while the city was still under a state of emergency there was a heavy police presence here but the burgeoning national guard also here in the town of course it's been condemned nationwide quoting from the president 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. the
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organizer of the unite the right march attempted to hold a press conference he was continuously boot from the moment he appeared before the crowd and ultimately his microphone was hijacked. very. very. saturday's monch began as a protest against the removal of the confederate general statue at least fifteen people were injured in the ensuing clashes and dozens of arrested pepper spray battens and makeshift weapons were used in the fighting in a separate incident a police helicopter which was monitoring the rally crashed outside the city killing two offices president trumps national security adviser condemned the car i mean as an act of terrorism where terrorism is is the use of violence to incite terror and fear and of course it was terrorism we condemn in the strongest possible terms this
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egregious display of hatred bigotry and violence on many sites on many sides it's been going on for a long time in our country now donald trump not barack obama. it's been going on for a long long time if the k.k.k. our team were going to 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
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out who baby guilty of what offenses just to get them and punish them accordingly before we leap to a conclusion as to what may have happened. amidst the violence in virginia many continue to blame it on deep divisions within american society and increasingly polarized politics. it's about you and i do we stand divided people but i've got to get out of it i try to respect the people who got it. the democrats think. one of the reasons i won the election is a very very divided nation. this week called launched
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a campaign to help bring russian speaking children stranded at an orphanage in iraq back home it's believed they were smuggled into the country by their parents who joined islamic state but have now been killed or jailed after liberation leaving their children behind. mosul was a nightmare charnel house that orphaned generations not just iraqis take this baghdad shelter that we filmed here live the children of i still victims together with the children of i sell fighters. to. school just to. put.
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these harrowing words touched people's hearts my heart broke watching the 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 as are our mixed with the messages of support that we received were claims from alleged relatives take little league. let me give you that. these. cuts are restored. 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
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a seven year old girls living next door to him recognized fatima and had deja from a video and that he can't wait to see his beloved grandchildren again for the desert and these. pictures to open. their lucky deja they're old enough to speak. for him. 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
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believes she recognized her grandson in our video by his eyes. some completely different economic statistic. special 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 more i guarantee of see from dagestan russia. barely a day passed this week without a fresh exchange of threats between the united states and north korea.
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they will be met. by. the state. maybe it wasn't so. all this rhetoric between the two leaders has led to some colorful comparisons as caleb maupin 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
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met with five years as. like 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 was it kim jong un or was it game of thrones the days are gone forever when our enemies could blackmail us came 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. non-neutral 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 it's brave warriors
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richly deserved. to. control. game of thrones and john i'm. gonna drop it right now that's donald trump i will not allow the mistakes of the recent decades to define the course of our future. game of thrones 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 can influence. their own skill. direct your enemies steals and murders your children. kim jong un donald trump be. able to. control the game of thrones.
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the great. conversation between the two military powers has of course provoked a lot of international reaction while russia says the risks of war high china warn against playing with fire over north korea some u.s. allies have also stressed the not supporting the escalation germany says a harsh exchange of words isn't the correct response while the u.k. insists that the situation should only be dealt with through the u.n. some analysts we spoke to believe that 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
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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. saudi arabia's military is continuing the demolition of a small town in time to strengthen the middle east to rumple supposedly in hunt for a gunman responsible for attacks on police and residents told us what's behind the operation and they asked for the voices to be disguised. under fire now the shooting. the shooting but i think it's good. to start three
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tanks against civilians who are. known to days now well. your. city has. no street nobody's out because sure george city just shooting everybody in the streets. i'm sure most more like a war sure it's not. rock sure. i can't see it. so i wouldn't know one hundred. arms. or recall good publicity and you. know my girl one zero zero zero zero zero zero zero one zero one zero wants to do it. however the local less says the bulldozers all the streets have nothing to do with fighting he says that clearing the area to make way for new infrastructure
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he also claimed that most locals want to see their neighborhoods redeveloped our mia has a population of around twenty five thousand people is predominantly shia and is mostly opposed to the sunni van government it was the hometown of the executed. a critic of the country's rule is over the way they treat the shiite minority given the aspect background locals claim the renovation plans are simply an attempt to drive the low out. government. fashion. vacation is just a. cover to susan. you can wear much wish to catch. one bigger much time. to be completely. true to government standards the months long crackdown has claimed its youngest victim
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a boy who died from his injuries. but of my family is now on me and i lost some of my students and friends. in the assault. on the city a child was shot by the saudi special forces and he doubts that he was shot in the car is this family the so-called saudi renovations began in the spring and have been aided with the use of western equipment canadian military vehicles for example are involved. we are looking at these claims very seriously and have immediately launched a review of saudi arabia is canada's second biggest arms by the u.s. and u.k.
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also wittingly cell billions of dollars worth of equipment to the kingdom which has repeatedly been accused of human rights violations and activists told us about the destruction of our mail. since two thousand and eleven zero army air was. one of the strongest. calling for reforms calling for more rights in saudi arabia not only for even for sunni's i will dare the government to invite independent investigation of what's happening to interview these twenty thousand who have been displaced not to select some members who they know what would they say then they will to the government narrative. some say that war is a racket while that sentiment has only strengthened after the founder of than a tourist private security firm blackwater suggested the u.s.
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should privatized its war effort in afghanistan erik prince believes the move would save lives and taxpayers' money there would be contracted 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. we're not there now but any vendor again that solves that solution that's that's capitalism that's that's what it's about over a ten year period blackwater made around two billion dollars out of the u.s. government most of that came after it secured a contract bonanza following the two thousand and three invasion of iraq the firm gained notoriety over the conduct of its armed forces the company was rebranded and sold after four of its employees carried out a massacre in baghdad in two thousand and seven here's a reminder of what happened back then. i know when you're in
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a paradox. q . they were dead bodies everywhere of the cities arguments going badly with t.v. and so i think among the dead bodies lying on the street that summer child was asleep now seven years old and i. lick a q. c . c. the black will to find his proposal to privatized the war in afghanistan comes as the legal battle over those killings in baghdad continues in u.s.
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courts daniel holkins reports from iraq. the two thousand and seven news source square massacre in baghdad became one of the dog chapters of the iraq war seventeen iraqis lost their lives with nearly twenty more wounded in an incident where private security guards from blackwater now rebranded academy opened indiscriminate fire into crowds of civilians after bush official investigations both the rocky and american found that most of the civilian deaths were unjustified it took nearly eight years. for justice to be served all the guards to open fire that day four were found guilty and sentenced to lengthy prison terms but now an american federal appeals court has overturned the first degree murder conviction of one of the guards and recommended three others for resentencing citing the punishments as cruel and unusual we tracked down some of the people who were in baghdad on the day
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of the killings whose lives were changed forever. i was working for the post office magadan on the sixteenth of september two thousand and seven i was delivering post to police department in central baghdad and i saw blackwater contractors open fire randomly on civilians i was wounded as a result of the shooting and my hand this wound is the result of the actions of blackwater contractors it still hurts and i still haven't fully recovered. on the sixteenth of september two thousand and seven we came under fire next in the source square now we've heard that those responsible are going to be released i'm calling on every country in the world it's unfair i was wounded in both legs and several people were murdered we know that justice and law are respected in the us we are calling on all countries to interfere in this situation the scars are not
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only physical hussein lost his brother in the gunfire he is in disbelief that real justice may once again if aid to victims of the massacre. when i reached the square there was horror all around cars were burning blood and bullets were everywhere i was looking for my brother among the wounded but he was already in hospital by the time i reached him he was already dead two days ago i heard they want to release these criminals from blackwater i hope that the u.s. court will not release them because they are criminals they murdered fourteen people my brother was only twenty four he was working hard to support our elderly parents our family still suffers greatly with the humanity we are all human rights how can the u.s. court acquit those criminals and release them on what grounds in a case that sparked outrage across the arab world many of the victims now feel that closure for them may be a search for
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a way as ever after that fateful day in the source square holkins for r.t. iraq. spoken to a palestinian father and his son who say they were brutally beaten by israeli police and. they described the. shortly afterwards online. i mean that if the whole 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 still yelling at me and at the same time ordered the soldiers accompanying him to break my hands. was there. was no sign of them it was some tough talk on china was a pleasure yet. 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.
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her. whenever she should go toward her. and they beat me hold on the head then sharply twisted my right hand behind my back and started to beat it insistently so that my elbow was fractured. abbott and his fifteen year old family told us that after being beaten they were taken to a police station and how for two days. the first time in to a car and drove to the police station they kept beating and insulting as during the right at the station they confiscated. 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 for the head. but we didn't explain why they had between us we didn't.
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mind some didn't think so yes. the incident comes amid growing concern over israeli treatment of palestinians in east jerusalem human rights watch warns the practice of removing residency may be a war crime the right israel has issued a report criticizing the practice in recent decades israel has stripped of the fourteen thousand palestinians of their residency permits human rights watch says that resident resident guarantees civil rights of palestinians so when the permits are revote they're forced to leave their homes the work crime in question is the forcible deportation of the occupied of the protected population. is part of the occupied territory here we're not talking about people forced to leave their home at the point to god we're talking about policies that in fact forced people to eat israel says the right to live in east jerusalem is usually removed when the city is no longer
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a person's main place of residence in recent years palestinians have also been stripped of their rights for attacking israel and israelis and also as a punishment against relatives of suspected attackers. join us now on facebook. dot com we've been watching the week here on out international and i'll be back at the top of the. who have been saying about rejected and then i. just pull on. the only show i go out of my way to punch you know what it is that really packs a punch. yeah it is the john oliver of r t america is going to say we are apparently better than. see people you've never heard of love jack tonight


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