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team foods in favor one voted against the u.n. security council overwhelmingly banks a resolution calling to reverse donald trump's decision recognizing jerusalem as israel's capital the move is vetoed by the u.s. . yemeni future rebels fire a missile at the saudi royal palace in riyadh as casualties grow in yemen from saudi airstrikes while the u.k. promises fifty million pounds in aid to the war torn. and on the first anniversary of the deadly christmas market attack in berlin germany is justice minister has admitted errors in their response to the assault party talks to people who lost their loved ones in the apostles.
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m k you're watching the latest headlines here at r.t. international thank you for joining us. the u.s. ambassador to the united nations has vetoed a draft resolution rejecting donald trump's decision to recognize jerusalem as israel's capital though expected it was the first time in six years america has used its veto power after the u.n. security council but the u.s. acted alone without the support of unit strongest allies. will those in favor of the draft resolution please read the hand. those against. fourteen foods in favor one vote against the studies of jerusalem as the future of two states should be determined
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through a negotiated settlement between the israelis and the palestinians and the decision and actions which purport to alter the car and status of jerusalem have no legal effect any unilateral actions increase the risk of escalation of the conflict we support the just cause of restoring energies from a national rights of the palestinian people who good to go out into school isn't going to become. get out of control u.n. security council was called to a meeting by egypt now egypt put forward a resolution that essentially intended to give legitimacy to all the outrage that has taken place around the world sense donald trump and the united states recognize jerusalem as israel's capital now what made the meeting unique was not only did we hear normal critics of the united states condemning the decision but we also heard you know western european allies of the u.s. nato states condemning this action by the united states and boldly disagreeing with the usa for what took place on nikki haley the u.s.
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ambassador took to the floor and she defended the actions by the united states and when she spoke she said that the united nations should be ashamed of this proposal that was put forward she was ashamed of the vote which had taken place she accused the united nations of not being supportive of israel of being anti israel and she was harshly critical of the international community for the proposed resolution the accusation that the united states is setting back the prospects of peace in the middle east that is a scandalous charge what we witnessed here today in the security council is an insult. it won't be forgotten the fact that this veto is being done in defense of american sovereignty and in defense of america's role in the middle east peace process is not a source of embarrassment for us it should be an embarrassment to the remainder of the security council now in response to the united states we have seen a statement from the palestinian authority the palestinian authority has accused
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the united states of essentially mocking the international community with their decision to move their embassy unrecognized or roussillon israel's capital however the u.s. did find some support israel's prime minister benjamin netanyahu was quick to praise the american veto thank you. i'm hard to go he spoke like america you live the title of truth you dispel the darkness one defeated the many. defeated maz thank you president roh thank you. we spoke to analysts based in israel and palestine who have strongly contrasting views on the us. i've been surprised that so many countries have decided that instead of taking the palestinians to the security council to discuss why they decided to react the troops announcement by firing rockets at israeli kindergartens instead they've decided to take israel to the security council what they should be doing is encouraging the palestinian leadership to return to the negotiating table with
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donald trump in his announcement did not rule out whatsoever there being a palestinian capital in east jerusalem he's just reflected the reality that for three thousand years the united states was expected to come up with this veto but none of that is it's very significant sure and. the rest of the world. is asserting the fact that this american decision is illegal jerusalem has been israel's capital it can still happen violence is not the way to bring it about in the history of this process americans were too biased and less since that of to the international legality which was a major structural defect in this peace process that isn't of this is that we are witnessing the end of the role of the united states as a sponsor to this process which is i think a very dramatic and a very important setback for the american middle east policy i've lived here and
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seen how there's been peace processes over the last thirty years that have all tried the same thing and it's failed the palestinians and the international community should be celebrating that donald trump is taking a different approach that has not failed and maybe can lead to a real peace process that can move forward. the saudi led coalition has reportedly shot down a ballistic missile targeting the roll palace in the capital riyadh this video apparently shows the moment the incidence leader of the yemeni hutu rebels playing their time there are no reports of casualties or injuries and no official statement has been released. well meanwhile as strikes by the saudi led coalition have killed one hundred fifteen civilians and injured eighty three in yemen in the last eleven days alone the u.n. says it is deeply concerned about the rise of civilian casualties in the country.
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to help them out of the move has destroyed everything around even in the neighboring villages our we can rely only on our lot and point people out they see us bringing water tankers one or two tankers is not enough even for the ten families. were living happily inherit on the side of the airstrikes began their hearts. no one helped us here i got you see we heard now the mattress is now below the children. meanwhile britain the top arms supplier to saudi arabia says riyadh has no excuse for cutting access to she managed hereon aid in yemen the statement comes from the
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u.k.'s international development secretary penny more and it is where it clear that if you are using starvation as a weapon you are in breach of international humanitarian law i very much understand the strategic importance of our relationship with saudi arabia but we do not help that relationship by not speaking about the facts of the matter if the right to be a breach of international humanitarian law that would put that relationship into difficulty. britain also plans to send fifty million pounds in aid to yemen putting a total u.k. help for this and next year at two hundred five million but that pales in comparison with the volume of u.k. arms sales to saudi arabia since the start of the conflict britain sold more than four billion pounds worth of weapons to riyadh. while sharia law from the stop the war coalition thinks the only way the u.k. can really help you have it is to stop selling weapons to saudi arabia one saudi arabia started its war in yemen in the first few months of the war britain's arms
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sales to saudi arabia went up by a thousand percent during the course of this war despite the evidence from human rights organizations that those weapons have been used in war crimes it has been admitted that british forces are part of the joint operations. command in saudi arabia they've been part of training forces of picking targets so they're very much accountable these war crimes or this this blockade has been discovered yesterday it's been going on for a long time and you know we've seen how the british government reacted to that i think if britain really wanted to help the people of yemen then they should stop supporting saudi arabia stop selling their weapons stop giving them diplomatic cover. a memorial ceremony has been held in berlin to remember those killed one year ago in the christmas market attack relatives of the victims as well as survivors laid flowers and candles at the memorial at the site of the attack chancellor angela merkel was also there he admitted the country could have handled
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the situation better. yesterday and spoke with the relatives of the victims and those injured in the attack it was an open conversation that showed what weaknesses our stage shows in this situation. well germany's justice minister has also admitted errors in their response to the atrocity peter oliver looks back at last year's tragic event and speaks to some of those who lost loved ones in the attack. a year on from the berlin christmas market attack tributes to the victims mixed in with the usual season this year concrete blocks ring the christmas market intended to make sure that no one could repeat the atrocity.
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now teaches model that stopped by the christmas market like many others that evening she was killed when armory plowed the stolen truck into the crowd leaving behind a grieving husband and young son. it was when i call the hotline there was only information that she's on the list so i didn't know anything either because the official statement was that she was missing. but of course it was known to the police that she was dead he was pretty determined not to have any information at all this is really bad news or if you are our actually how are you telling your son about what happened tell you preparing him for me when he's all much older he will understand a lot more about this talk of how this is of course this is not easy because he doesn't understand fully yet. this will change differently he will ask questions so i try to answer all his questions as best i can.
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so that's probably the only thing i can do for maybe we can try to look into it to find out what happened actually i would be interested myself. but. the question is how successful can be this quest. to painful to go to really for this anniversary so we preferred to commemorate our girl here where she was born and grew up there is no amount of money that could offset the death of my daughter now amount. new documents have emerged in the german press that show the security services knew armory was a potential terrorist threat back in twenty fifteen and may have allowed him to remain at large in the hope of using him to catch biggest fish.
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in open letter to angela merkel the families have asked why help promise to them hasn't been forthcoming and why amery had been free to carry out his attack in the first place what i'm really angry abroad is actually what happened before the terrorist act. it's pretty known that this person is dangerous and still the authorities didn't. arrest him didn't word him for some reason what bugs me also is that nobody actually.
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actually took the responsibility. it's still you know everybody is doing their own work still of the time as if nothing happened germany's christmas markets remain on high alert but for the families of those killed and injured during last year's terror attack it's left an indelible sadness on the festive period piece rather arty berlin. investigators probing a fatal train crash in the u.s. have revealed it was traveling at eighty miles an hour in a thirty zone when the incident occurred the reason why it was speeding is still unknown the amtrak service was on its maiden journey when it derailed and plunged onto a busy highway southwest of seattle. we
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conduct a triology of the incident we performed extrication using the jobs of life to remove the injured. there are three confirmed fatalities that we know of and we transported over a hundred patients. all the lights flickered to our son lives out of forty five degree angle a lot of like shaking my car just started shaking like really really really badly treated starting to. seem like the old one inside the. sun was dark started flying around. just pushed myself along. the face of catalonia independence space could be decided this thursday why that is
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when they cool that independence referendum this year and she destroyed that referendum as being a fake as if there are other scenarios he got the worst betrayal has been to catalyze who genuinely believed in independence because they were made to believe that it would come true when in reality it was all a big show a symbolic episode a fake in the full sense of the word back on october twenty seventh the catalonian government the catalonia parliament declared that catalonia was an independent state within an hour of that happening madrid took some very unprecedented steps and actually took control back of the region using a piece of legislation that had never been used before in the thirty years since it has been created now the deputy prime minister was then asked to take control of the region to spirituals these elections on december twenty first now she has accused the cat's of land leaders the former leaders of that region of misusing public funds saying that they use public funds to which they goal of creating that
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independence referendum and she said by doing that there she neglected other areas such as the judiciary health and education now the spanish prime minister as we know also called on october twenty seventh these new fresh elections which will take place on tuesday at the same time the local government in catalonia was dissolved some of the separatist leaders were arrested and several other warrants were issued for the former catalan president carlos proves you want to actually traveled to brussels where he remains a bating that european arrest warrant however he can still be campaigning who. selectional thursday from his base now in brussels in belgium the reality is we don't know whether this election on thursday will play into the hands of the separatists again or will play back into the hands of the spanish prime minister it is a big gamble and they still could go either way. despite the rise of global
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extremism it appears terrorists guidelines and bomb making instructions are still easily available online tracking data has been surfing for such material. in less than ten minutes i was able to find multiple gods published by terrorist organizations through google searches clearly outlining how to make a bomb we've chosen not to show nor name the handbooks we found but they included step by step instructions in english from both al qaeda and islamic state and within them you can find lessons on kidnappings or carrying out various types of assassinations using explosives and the problem is and they will confine this information including those hoping to put it to use the bomb used in last week's new york subway attack included home or components of these readily available terrorist manuals. like feeling very scared. i think it's kind of normal for these times or particularly in new york city which
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is targeted many times and it's the new normal once a potential terrorist has the recipe for a homemade device that only leaves gathering the necessary materials and investigation back in september found that amazon's algorithm was suggesting items that could be brought together in order to create a bomb that surface just days after an improvised device was detonated in the london underground. that only got back from iraq i remember is the sound of explosions sound. back in september amazon pledge to fix it algorithms but last time we checked just before recording this piece it was still there these easily accessed terrorist materials have been on the internet for years already and google has made promises in the past to fight their availability. committed to be part of the solution while working with go months and civil society groups to tackle the problem of stream is the place what's at risk on
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sun's services that statement came back in june of this year and yet just this monday britain's independent news website released a report outlining how they alerted google to the fact that their algorithms could provide extra. dangerous materials and yet saw no change in the search result days later clearly despite the company's willingness to tackle terrorist content its own algorithms are failing with websites making a u.r.l. making a website all of these things online anybody can just start a new one so say for example you are a website that has the terrorist content or activity that's problematic or can lead to criminal activity if they shut that down if google didn't allow that to come up in a search result another one could come up right after you not only look at things like google which would be the search engine that it was found on but now you're looking at things like the website hosts so now these are other private companies not just google search engine but other private companies that have to now look at who is starting the u.r.l. what are they doing how do they make this website so in terms of google they're
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going to be having it cut out in the algorithm cut out the search results is going to be much more difficult now some would have you believe that terrorists are lurking soley on the dark web which most of us would never even know how to access but it turns out they're not quite as far away as one would hope cyberspace is the new training camp so individuals can find information about bomb making they can identify targets they can chat with their colleagues they can receive instructions they can receive inspiration if cyberspace flies underneath the radar screen of the police and in and security forces some of the internet companies the googles the face books and those can prevent that type of activity from coming into their space it's a cat and mouse game it's going to continue. and i want to say it's a mission impossible but it's a very very difficult to remove all still live with the free and open internet to remove all elements of hate and extremism. he has also been told to delete such
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search results so dangerous materials can't be found we'll let you know the outcome . three people including a child are being killed off to a passenger plane crashed in north western russia a video reported to be of the crash has emotional social media it shows a plane coming down just moments after takeoff part of a and two had been carrying so seen people including two crew members and multiple injuries have been reported injured are being treated in local hospitals the tragedy occurred as an app or to in the port town of not a young man and investigation into the crash is now underway but according to preliminary reports the accident occurred due to a technical malfunction. we're back in just over half an hour with the latest news but for more in the meantime.
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that the lead medics there. have had that. death. with the simple stuff also. to me what you put to him you know i mean people who were there for a minute or two that made up the fear you're on to the painting where you do know say no this support for thoughts of toyota on the you know. where to go.
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but i came away a little bit more to where you know. there's you know what we are stuck on will more to be handled in a sort of little sonny into a diff suffer that. sadness out of all of this with. much too much effort to so a motivation of yours could dispose of c.b.s. news of the union and. only you really are afraid it will in. the forefront because you know you will so on the personal stuff in the hall daughter and then i'll move on from. questions to one of the most heavily mined regions in the world that's fallen decades of conflict with its neighbors it was the spanish colony from the late
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nineteenth century until nine hundred seventy five them both mauritania and morocco claimed sovereignty us from locals this her royal we established the policy area front and declared an armed struggle in one nine hundred seventy nine mauritania withdrew from the war means a moral code snatch more land and insurgency ensued and the ceasefire was declared in one nine hundred ninety one and independence referendum was promised for the following year but never happened this sarai have been living in limbo for decades and the women have now taken it upon themselves to clear the mines from the land they hope to return soon. we traveled to meet these courageous women but get in there was no easy task as we were about to discover. who dropped off in the middle of nowhere. this is algeria near the border tens of
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thousands of refugees left here. this would be our new home for about three days while we waited for permission to cross the border. even the saudis have been here for over forty years now. they don't bother with cosmetic maintenance because they never expected to be here this long. but at the time we had more pressing issues like finding water. not easy when you don't speak the language and it's the first day of ramadan. to speak english. as.


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