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subscribed to roughly. twelve euros fifty. leaders from around the globe gather in france to mark the seventeen week commemoration of a world war one hundred years ago today. a fine and in one of history's bloodiest conflicts. but issues manifesting in modern day politics refused to be sidelined as crowds gather in paris to protest against donald trump. who sponsors are being called being replicated so he's in france today he's not a french issue is a global issue and that's why we're here he's not welcome here he's not welcome anywhere. also developing this sunday polish nationalist celebrating one hundred
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years of their country's independence on a joint for the very first time by polish officials in the march through the capital. and in the stories that shaped the week the u.s. midterm elections entrenched deep divisions flipped over president the democrats seized the house the republicans retain their senate majority we break down what it all means. is that we are here on all t. international line from our moscow studio with mina to a cuter roundup of the top stories from the last seven days and the latest up to date news welcome to the program. countries around the globe marking one hundred years since the end of the first world war heads of state and dignitaries from overseas are in paris for the commemorations the events have included laying flowers to remember the victims of the war similar ceremonies have already.
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countries including the u.k. and belgium. the day is also important from a political perspective to as world leaders gather to discuss some of the more pressing issues they are attended a working lunch in the palace plenty of interest have been building over the on off meeting between the russian and american presidents however it was earlier reported that the two leaders saturday opposite sides of the table to lunch and hinted the talks would more likely take place at the next g. twenty in argentina. has more details. there was also another aspect that the media's attention aside from the main event and endless speculation all two leaders in particular the president of russia vladimir putin and the u.s. president donald trump media speculation was rife for weeks on end how would that meeting take place would there be
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a meeting at which leader would show who what signals would that send to the world and indeed to other leaders how would the french maybe president. take such a meeting taking place. during this very special commemorative event spoke to r.t. america scottie hughes to get some inside knowledge on the american side of things and how the whole thing was viewed from the other side of the atlantic this time they're actually being very tight lipped in fact this weekend that was something very uncharacteristic of a trumpet mystery of it is that we didn't have a lot of details we didn't have the behind the scenes being leaked out to the new york times the washington post which makes me think that possibly might have been at work today on a more importantly were. talking about such serious issues that even those who make the past realize that if they're not in the best interest of either cards or any of the parties involved and it's of some interest of course there was a lot of media speculation on both sides from from the american the russian side and in the end the believe the presidential aide said the reason why it didn't go
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ahead was pretty much out of respect for the french they didn't want this to happen . probably probably a good idea as we discussed i think it's a good idea but i think it's not only just out of respect for the french who are your hosts out of respect for the reason why they were here to honor the veterans across the world internationally they gave their lives up for world war one and all the conflicts going on i think it actually had been very inappropriate for president putin president to meet together and i think they actually showed very good respect for each other more probably the soldiers that were being honored this weekend by choosing not to take the ten attention away from them and the meeting itself was quite brief said yes there was a meeting but was there really any more to it than you know. that we saw the troops and perhaps some pleasantries and greetings exchanged do we know any more was there any juicy details coming out of that said there is a juicy details because for once both gentlemen did exactly i think what the world didn't expect them to do for so long both of them had been characterized as whining
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drama and having all the attention on them and this time they actually about the tension to be right where it was and for that i think a lot of people unfortunately that seem to have a negative view of president putin and president are disappointed they wanted to see some sort of chaos they wanted to be able to throw insults after them and say look at what they did but the truth is both men acted exactly as a good representative of their country this weekend is going to be. joining us you know post tell. you some of the visits where they have been on the sidelines and trump has come in for criticism as well. just on the body language was different was that we mention the whole thumbs up thumbs down on how easy would be if things were. rolled. politicians can get themselves into trouble but won't and usually that's what's caused most wars are actually politicians opening their mouths and talking talking to each other but there are some very serious issues that need to be discussed right now between the two countries and you do have vice president pins as president trump was taking off from paris he is actually taking off for
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asia for a long term tour to go to the several asian summits and economic summits over in that area that's very important right now so i think that's a good lead in to the g twenty or issues like the i.m.f. or trade section sanctions north korea lots of issues will be discussed but they're going to do it at an appropriate time and i think that is what made this weekend actually very special for everybody involved body language expert tyrant stand in for his observations all the leaders gathered in paris. we've seen president putting his hands on president obama's back which is a again a very clear powell gesture saying that you know on the more important man on the most powerful more powerful which obviously president trumps a will of the didn't like at all that was face expression and then when the two men will sat down the president should present troops and the president clearly wasn't happy about but i think at one point even sort of moved his whole body away from his is this gesture. that we've seen this probably common gesture that president
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trumps make it makes called a reverse steeple with his hands and we can see at times you put his fingers which is a sign of a sort of anxiety and frustration just wanting to get away from a situation i reported a richer they when president truman was first inaugurated then. made world news and i think president now is well versed in some of the gestures and this could have been coached in terms of how a president from conveys and self this what we call we call in psychology a bonecrusher handshake which is. to denote power. president turned the tables on this occasion and we can see this almost like an arm wrestle going on between the two men and it's literally a unconscious power struggle. not everyone in paris is that to mark the anniversary of the armistice crowds of all the gathered in the city to protest against donald trump's policies. do belsky has more. a lot of people law and credibly
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unhappy that president trump is here it's a commemoration of one hundred years since the end of the war in fact some of the figures suggesting ten thousand people across the city have come out into protests just like this at this one they say a few hundred people have come out here to say that they don't want trump to be in paris some of the signs just behind it don't if you can see it says trump equals carol which is in french and many other people holding their signs and symbols out in fact some people actually dressing up as parody trump individuals to get the message across that they don't like president trump they don't like his policies have been speaking to people taking part in this protest and they say that this is a man who is making war with everyone and in fact it's not just people from france that have come out here to show their dislike of trump to show they dislike this is ministration we've also been speaking to some american and irish ex-pats she said it was just so important to be part of this protest today to show president from
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that he's not welcome this is why they said they were here where american citizens living abroad and were part of the woman's march and for us it was important. to say that chomp is a disgrace to america and we think that time does not represent american people is a professional he's not somebody that i would look up to in any shape or form you know and the ship before i just think you know he's putting america down you know america supposed to be great again it's not great again like you know trump concerns everyone is not just an american issue is a global issue and every decision that he takes over the country will follow and we have other countries like brazil we have other countries like even in the u.k. a bit his bosses are being called peter being replicated so he's in france today he's not a french issue is a global issue and that's why we're here protesting he's not. welcome here is now
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welcome anywhere well those are just some of the views here in paris at this particular protest but as i mentioned this is one of many taking place across the city as he was making his way to that armistice ceremony just a few hours ago there was a protest a woman actually running in front of his motorcade with the words oh on her body a fake peace maker and that's what many people have said today this is a man in their belief who is making war with everyone and i saw one sign that sort of summed up the idea here this protest is a bit of a take on america i make america great again which trump is very well known for saying that it was make america good again because that's what people think here is that at the moment the policies have been spewing out of the trump it is our policies that are making war not peace and they want america to be good again. just before this weekend's commemorations criticized maicon over his proposal to create
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a european army would his words insulting however at that meeting in paris think last over any differences and agreed on more european defense spending on. alternative military forces or not a new idea president micron has simply revived it europe is a large powerful economic unit and obviously it seeks independence and sovereignty in terms of defense and security i see it as a positive process in terms of strengthening the multipolar world. groups have flooded central warsaw poland celebrates one hundred independent however there's more controversy the normal to the march this year as it was allows the polish president and government officials would join them before independence poland was partitioned between ostrow hungary germany. and russia polish flags and
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banners could be seen stretched down streets and across squares it's also been reported a number of neo nazi symbols were spotted a large police presence and cordon is in place to watch over the march which is taking place similar tenuously with a state military parade and also has called the joint event a victory. poland one on november eleventh there will be a great communal march to celebrate the one hundredth anniversary of independence the government's decision to mark alongside the far right nationalists has been largely criticized alan to hand a professor from the hebrew university in jerusalem told us the migrant issue is leading to a rise of nationalist sentiment in europe. the polish government decided to actually embrace the. tendencies and. ideologies of the past because a defeater from the immigration creates a bias a political bias and
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a political agenda brings into defensive approach towards the entire matter of the immigrant threats from the past are becoming the reality of the present and rising again but we must pay attention to the fact that today we have more reasons not only anti semitic ism but also what is going on with the european approach to do to the borders questions and to the immigration question. on friday moscow played host talks on the afghan peace process china iran india and pakistan were among those present at the meeting along with the taliban it's the first time the militant group had sat down for this kind of high level multilateral meeting after almost two decades of war in afghanistan and the fact that they shared the same room with couples representative is seen as a significant breakthrough although the afghan government didn't send
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a delegation members of the afghan high security council with their instead they said couple is ready for direct peace talks with the taliban without preconditions while a representative of the militant group told us their focus is on washington and the withdrawal of foreign troops from the country the whole nation is with us and they are trying to get americans in dead against the american occupation we will not tolerate a single american soldier in afghanistan that's why we should. solve that we have. no i didn't auto throttle it marcus we have we want good relations specially what i want to move us us tend to the talks but did send an upset but bankstown what may be behind washington's rejection of russia's mediation efforts by any measure the afghan war has dragged on for too long too many people the dead too little achieved too much hatred bred.
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on just one day the twentieth of october during elections three hundred and eighty eight civilians were. plethora of attacks so no wonder that even nato is calling for peace the tal the bomb must understand that to continue to fight is pointless they must sit down at the negotiating table the potential for peace is created in our own interest being in many years unless of course peace is made in moscow in which case the us won't support it america is skipping the moscow peace summit saying washington only supports afghan led efforts the united states believes that all countries should support direct dialogue between the government of afghanistan and the taliban to reach it and to the war. and. we've
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been clear that no governments including russia can be a substitute for the afghan government interact negotiations with the taliban wave which never stopped the u.s. special envoy from meeting taliban officials in cata last month for direct negotiations i think the more countries that approach the afghan government and the taleban and all the warring parties and say let's talk let's have peace rather than war that's a very logical thing for most people and for most countries i just don't think in the united states the united states at this particular time wants to see it also the military industrial complex in the united states is a very very big part of the u.s. economy the guns and the planes and the ships and the bombs that they use and sell
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all around the world support a lot of jobs in the united states i don't think that the wars in general are going to end if they can do some maneuver to make a better situation for the united states in afghanistan seventeen years of war and terror is nato sold that calculus thousands dead on each every side generation's fed and misery and violence drunken hatred and the heroin finally the taliban agrees to open talks it's a huge deal ed the u.s. possum's war it seems is preferable to peace that comes with russian help i'll be back in a couple of minutes just after this break. manufactured
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. public wealth. when the ruling classes project themselves. nor middle of the room. it's been seventy years since the united nations adopted the universal declaration on human rights but in many places it remains a declaration and not a reality how to bridge the divide between. reaching.
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back across the crucial midterm elections on tuesday left congress now really split between america's two major parties the democrats seized the house of representatives while the republicans built on their advantage in the senate florida emerged as one of the most contested states and the republicans appear to have won by a small margin but to a democrat leaning counties continue to count new vote following election day donald trump condemned the move calling it an attempt to steal the election statewide recount is now underway and must be completed by thursday but it far from the only thing that went wrong in the vote.
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thank. you if you do was you were to him if he was you.
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dubbed a referendum on trump's presidents and many say he's passed the test with the republicans retaining control of the senate the target they had set before the elections but it's not all plain sailing is kind of more print explains. so which party won the epic midterm battle for control of the u.s. congress well if you listen to both sides they both won and last night the republican party defied history to expand our senate majority to found the story of the constitution's checks and balances do the job. fancy pelosi
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has got plenty of reason to be happy it's the first time the democrats have had a majority in the house of representatives in eight years they can now launch an investigation spree into donald trump and block all kinds of legislation but you would think they would have won a bigger blowout after all they are running against the new hitler who happens to also be a russian spy you can go for nationalism you can go for anger opposite of hitler the same type of propaganda to you would have seen in germany in one thousand and thirty eight these comparisons to trump it's like it bums me out but trump will be outmatched by putin i have never seen an american president simply surrender to the leader of russia we call it soccer now the donald is far from a media darling lots of media criticism and pressure and his losses weren't so bad when compared to his recent predecessors he not only maintained control of the
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senate but the republicans actually picked up a few seats so do lots of americans just like hitler and russian spies well perhaps they were just watching a different channel twenty seventeen was a very successful first year for president trump unlike obama business confidence is now soaring under president trump in fact the news is so good so the vote was described as a referendum on the donald so what's the verdict well the voters seem to have stayed within one of two echo chambers there is one echo chamber that loves the donald and the other that hates him the country is divided and now congress along with it definitely be us. and the political parties have definitely created more divisiveness and more friction between. between the parties as well as within the within the society itself and i think the media is largely to blame there. sometimes leaking information that should not be leaked sometimes. twisting the
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story a different way than that should be. sometimes just falsely claiming something that's not correct and then substantiated so i think we've got. we've got a media and also elements within the government that are actually creating within the u.s. government that are actually creating more of a divisive. atmosphere within the population that's i mean to pay thing a following the senate president shot once again clashed with the press changing blame with the report deficient within the country. it isn't good what the media is doing and that i do have the right to fight back on the campaign trail you called yourself a nationalist some people saw there as emboldening white nationalists that situation is to question i would never do that and i don't use race and if you marched right like an america it's people like this that cause division one of the statements that you made in the killing of the campaign there we go. i think you should let me
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run the country you run c.n.n. all right and if you didn't well you're reading so much of the other folks that part remember the story that's enough the president of the other folks that. you are rude to terrible person. mr president in diameter going in james defense i traveled with him to watch a video that was a big fan of yours either side are said to be out about. one aspect of the u.s. midterm elections and that continues to is the american public's reaction to who voted for him white women in texas took some backlash allegedly by trying family values after taking the box for the state's republican candidate ted cruz opponent sports journalists set off debate fifty nine percent of white women voted for task fifty three percent of white women voted for donald trump so given this numbers who's the real face of famine is this is just the latest example of liberals and
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progressives criticizing the public. here's a few more. happening why are women even voting for him yeah i don't get you ladies i meant the country. i mean the country was pretty but with. tons of black presidents when i see women doing that i think why are they publicly disrespecting themselves voted against hillary clinton voted against their own voice. anybody you vote for anybody nobody you are a woman and you are never going to get it and it will be looked at so i guess. i did it. she scared me and posed the question of how feminism works in politics to women's rights advocate and a media commentator the tradition of women just a voting independently as they think and not based on their gender or their skin
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color or those kinds of things that is true independence i'm very tired of being castigated as some sort of racist simply based on my skin color and especially and especially because i happen to be the mother of a child with brown skin and so to decide that based on my skin color that i as i sounds are already what are you voting for i'm the best interests of there is around here the person accusing makes the person accusing me the actual racist. no it says there's no such thing as reverse racism will start there but the here's the issue if you're not voting in the best interest of that blagging child and the rules child that you have then here's the question what type of mother are you because here's the question at the end of the day we want children to be protected so we need gun laws that reflect that if you're voting against the interest of your own child in school then we have to raise the question what are you voting for the second red flag i don't care how many of your do you have other women and their
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reproductive rights when you know that ted cruz is not interested in protecting protecting reproductive rights when you know that ted cruz is not interested in equal pay for other women and you know that women who are brown skin and women of other ethnicities are paid what why women are paid then i have to ask you the question who are you whose interests are you representing if you're only as a white woman were presenting the best interest of other white women then we absolutely have a problem absolutely it is the republicans by the way it is the party of abraham lincoln that actually fought for civil rights and won over the democrats so if you want to vote in accordance with what is civil rights and you would want to vote republican now thirdly she brought up the issue and we don't know that those are how did she list someone and we say when i was it was party sealed in there that's my stance and that's the feminine stance on that now thirdly when she's talking about how do you should of course what are you going to say are the limits rights of you all of that and all that has made me girls who are of boarded what about
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their rights if you're going to talk about women's rights what about the baby girls rights who are killed ten thousand per day every day you know i know you love my mind about republicans you talk about abortion but do you protect the children while they're here if it's ok for you to lead a school full of children be shot i do because you as a woman want to have the right to bear arms but you don't protect those children who can't carry guns inside those school i mean it's insane and so when. you talk about oh well i support a man who you know ted cruz but he doesn't support by what's when you're a conservative woman you celebrate the things that you've actually accomplished based on your own you know own drive and your own freedom and your own will and your motivation and those kinds of things that's what i would rather be judged for the rather than things like going backward to things like religion and skin color and gender to me those in the hallway those are the ones that he's saying is that easy i'm. going to stay away and we need to get really come over here and
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basing things on merit and accomplishment because because no matter what skin color or what gender you are you can be anything you want to be we're the freest best country you want to put in the race and this that you are something to celebrate for not wanting to whine about it and to vote with their other white community and so we're going to forget about all of those things and just stand on why privileges don't really do you resonate where she is and she wants to stand there i'd like to just say thank you to jim l. hill for for what she said i just support her as a michigan state alumni i want to say go girl you be watching that we can hear a lot international i'll be back with more updates in thirty minutes but be full of us it's the microsoft guy lemme.

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