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this hour's headlines story italy hosts a peace conference eight. years long conflict in libya with the country's oil reserves acting as a market for those vying for a share all the resources. activists rally against donald trump's visit to paris for the armistice day. voicing their opposition to his administration's policy this policies are 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 he's not welcome anywhere. polish nationalists marched through warsaw to celebrate the one
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hundredth on the first three off their country's reestablishment independent state their joint for the first time by the nation's president. live from moscow to the world this is our international reverie your chiming in from welcome to the program i'm going to o'neill our top story it's really is hosting an international conference on libya this monday the game to the conflict in the country that's been dragging on since the icing of colonel gadhafi in twenty eleven france has also been trying to establish itself as a regional peacemaker the west morocco explains there could be an all teary or a motive behind all the apartment. good intentions seven years it's been
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seven long chaotic years a country torn apart two governments countless warlords tribes gangs duking it out for power and all will. of course everyone is trying to help stop this italy which has been flirting with general half star who leads one of the two rival the libyan government and controls almost half the country fronts with its regular peace summit swear macrorie plays the matchmaker paris wants elections as soon as possible one of the crucial elements is the organization of presidential and parliamentary elections on december tenth twenty eight it's
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a commitment on the basis of this process to fully and safely give their sovereignty back to the libyan people and allow them to express it on this date but it's only for one doesn't want elections premature and they think conditions aren't right they say and france france wants something else they fear my fear is that someone for economic motives and selfish national interest is putting the security of north africa at risk and result of europe as a whole i'm thinking of someone who waged a war that should have been waged someone who said election days without discussing it with allies with united nations were indeed with the libyan people move over mad calling you tried and your summits failed room is hosting its own get together for peace but rumors say general haftar may be too busy to attend what with storming the capita. all in all tripoli must be liberated and will not remain in
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the wrong hands the armed forces will act after making proper assessments we will move on tripoli at the proper time why is tripoli so important you might ask legitimacy it's the capital the government that currently controls it is the un recognized one general have tub controls half the country much of the oil but he by international law can't sell it only the recognized government can he needs the capital and make no mistake the libyans understand well what the europeans are up to and why they're backing different sides. of course there is negative intervention from some countries which we've mentioned during several meetings and international forums this needs to be taken into account and this should be enslaved nation of the international position towards libya and the direction of libya so that we can overcome this crisis in libya has the largest
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proven oil reserves in africa and italy france want as much as they can get italian or oil giant any recently purchased a large part of b.p. oil and gas license with the aim of increasing exploration french rival totalis has also been buying up drilling rights eager to get the pumps going this is a competition with billions at stake b.p. is the largest producer was the largest producer of oil in africa and not only that but it's boiled is highly prized because of its. technical quality use its so-called sweet low sulfur oil so it's highly prized in its refining is easier than some of the other stuff or other person at least so everybody wants a problem is this. area. control the oil that's the real question and
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not to be too cynical that's what the europeans are most concerned about originally they were back in tripoli just on the order of stability because it was recognized by the united nations. but increasingly the europeans were getting very frightened . strife in libya will further cut off their oil supplies especially now with the prospect more sanctions on iran you know what's remarkable is that amidst all this endless war the lawlessness slavery crime will production is on the up by the end of next year they plan on increasing production to. levels one point six million barrels a day you can question their priorities but you can only admire the dedication. but what about the libyan people themselves so we spoke to citizens in the
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country's capital of tripoli who really expressed their skepticism that a positive outcome from the meeting would be achieved if you know i wish i believe in what we want something useful we want a productive meeting we want them to agree on something and then return to the libyan people and tell them that they have found a solution no one has found a solution. with regard to the conference there is nothing you have the right solution is not wishful thinking that real and concrete were really more than one who puts all the parties to bloom a conference to reach a solution because the people who suffered enough as you can see may god guide them and blissett going through it and. i think there is an undeniable conflict between the italian and french states over economic interests as well as over control and the image of the two countries. ok let's turn our attention to europe where poland celebrated a scent of independence with
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a two hundred thousand strong far right march in central warsaw on sunday he and you will march was more controversial than usual though as the polish president and government officials attended. aa. as you can see there polish flags and banners were draped down streets and across squares among the slogans where usa empire of evil and poland white and catholic it's also been reported that a number of neo nazi symbols were spotted the reestablishment of an independent poland is celebrated on the same day as the end of world war one there was a large police presence watching over the march which took place. the same time as a state military parade. while the government's decision to march alongside far
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right nationalists has been widely criticized a long a jewish philosophy professor from the hebrew university in jerusalem told us the my current 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. the fear from the immigration creates a bias a political bias and a political agenda to bring. into a defensive approach towards the end of the immigrants 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 understood me to them but also what is going on with the european approach to do to the border questions and to
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the immigration question. of love and we are putting were among the heads of states attending world war one commemorations in part on sunday while the two didn't have an actual meeting they still managed to grab headlines for what was described as over friendly body language don't you hawkins the skull out with r t america host scotty now. this time they're actually being very tightlipped in fact this weekend that was something very uncharacteristic of a trumpet mistress an archtop of it is that we didn't have a lot of details we didn't have a behind the scenes being leaked out to new york times the washington post which makes me think that possibly the leaks might have been locked down or more importantly we're talking about such serious issues that even those who might have make the past realize that it's not in the best interest of either country or any of the parties in. and in terms of interest of course there was a lot of media speculation on both sides from from the american the russian side
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and in the end the believe the president should lead you to the reason why it didn't go 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 international 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. pleasantries and greets induce change 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
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didn't expect them to do for so long both of them had been characterized as whining 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 who 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 good representatives of their countries this weekend well you know donald trump visits abroad protests recently and the same was true in part as. well a giant balloon familiar to those in london the pick a baby was seen flying over the french capital protesters slammed his immigration and foreign policies and said they're growing weary the u.s. president. it's
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a disgrace to america and that we think that time does not represent the american people he's a professional he's not somebody that i would look up to in any shape or form you know any shape or form i just think you know he's putting america joe when he's not a french issue is a global issue and that's why we're here protesting he's not welcome here he's not welcome anywhere obviously there are lots of other problems in the world and one of the things that's upsetting me about trump is that he's distracting us from these other issues as well his story in the peter ses he's not surprised that in such conditions trump decided to set aside any talks. they were there to commemorate it now hundredth anniversary of the end of world war one so it does make sense that they were going to postpone that meeting since they'll have another opportunity very shortly but the world is in a serious situation now and we need to be speaking to each other. country after
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country conducting the largest military exercises the largest war games in decades and how this should not be forgotten the broader context is that the world is rapidly sliding into war again so the lessons of the commemoration of world war one they cast the war that horrific war which tens of millions of people died which upset the international order which paved the way to even more terrible things that were going to come we have to learn the lessons the problem is that our leaders don't learn the lessons of history. not further those watching us from the u.k. today i'm wearing a slightly bluish green tie that might seem obvious to many of you but more than fifty years after the first color broadcast thousands in the united kingdom still watch t.v. in black and white. clementine
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a pile of cheesy slop stuffed inside the phone or in shell. an expired bottle of sunny delights if you eat too many carrot you turn orange. and if you turn really orange you have to start saying crazy things and. i heard. the new black.
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if you. ask if you. are. all right moving on a us federal judge has ordered prison officials in illinois to reconsider a transgender woman's request to be moved to a women's prison it comes off to be inmate took legal action against the state's correction department reportedly claiming she has been treated like a sex slave in men's facilities twenty six year old dion strawberry is currently serving a ten year sentence for burglary she said she has faced sexual abuse in all four of the men's prisons she has been held in. her previous request for a transfer denied but argues that she would be safer in a women's prison. her lawyer has praised the judge's ruling. this is an important
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step not only for school but in general for transgender women imprisoned across the nation of the portland of corrections which is responsible for the supervision of inmates sees it makes every possible effort to safeguard vulnerable prisoners the illinois department of corrections maintains a strict a zero tolerance policy towards all forms of sexual abuse and sexual harassment the department carefully considers housing assignments and the unique needs of offenders who identify as transgender or we discuss the u.s. prisons policy towards transgender people with a political commentator steve molds burge rights activist anthony rogers right. trumpet ministration recently loosened and changed regulations that came down under the obama administration they say that if you're if you're judged on what you are based on your biological sex ok so this person that we're talking about in chicago
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in illinois though i would be judged a male under the trumpet ministration and the reason it was changed is because female prisoners in texas had a similar situation and they sued they didn't want a transgender male who said he was a woman coming to their prison they said it was an invasion of their property that you keep everybody safe but you don't start making accommodations special accommodations and gender dysphoria is accepted by the american medical association in american psychological association as distress from gender assignment at birth so this isn't just something that people are doing for fun this is a recognized medical condition based on science based on research and decent study so it's very very important that we train these prison facilities better just like the entire society needs to be trained and more informed about the very specific issues that are affecting transgender people nationwide free marketing of our seventy people twenty people how much money do you want to spend how many special
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provisions you want to make in a system that probably doesn't have enough money in the first place for twenty people you need to keep everybody say if but you can start making special provisions to anybody who says that they feel like they're a they're a women when they were met born a man could be classified as trans gender whether they mean it or don't mean it i mean you have to consider the masses as opposed to the twenty people involved. well that's a very very dangerous. mode of speaking i happen to be from what is referred to as a minority class and just because white people are in the majority does not mean that as an african-american or a light next person that we should be subjected to white supremacy secondly it's hard for he said i haven't seen a lot of them are these talking about what our earth are you talking about white supremacy if i could if i could just finish it's hard for me to have sympathy for the prison system not having enough money when they were able to donate hundreds of millions of dollars to the donald trump campaign all the time prisoners regular
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president men and men in male prison is all raped or attacked or pekin that's terrible so anyone that wants a transfer out they're going to get the same treatment as this transgender and no they're not i mean prison is a tough place it's awful everyone should be safe but that doesn't mean that spec actual privileges should be granted to people who claim that they're transgender it's just not fair and instances of violence is not a. function of preferential treatment it is a function of safety we also have special provisions for younger inmates we have special provisions for inmates who are proven to be suffering from mental health illness it's not a preferential treatment it's about keeping these people alive and that is actually in the best interest of these prison systems who are using these people for cheap or free labor anyway. extraordinary pictures continued to come from the american west coast authorities in california say thirty one people have now been killed in
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the wildfires tearing through parts of the u.s. state a further two hundred twenty eight people are still on accounted for and a quarter of a million people have to flee their homes firefighters are currently working to extinguish six separate wildfires the largest and deadliest this is so-called camp fire in butte county it's claimed twenty three lives and destroyed the entire large ton of parra dice. fires are expected to continue in the coming days as the flames are being found by strong winds. the un is warning of the rising death toll from in the bull the outbreak in the democratic republic of congo the disease which causes internal bleeding spreads rapidly house already taken two hundred lives in the matter of months officials say it's the worst outbreak in the country's history according to the health ministry of facts a nation program has so far and inoculated
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a run twenty five thousand people since the brick started in august doctors say that more lives could be saved if medical teams did not face direct threats to their lives from armed groups active in the region picking up the story for us here . your new cell phone a necklace you just bought and a bolo you might have forgotten the name of that deadly disease but there could be a connection between the three i'll explain in a sec this is the democratic republic of congo in the heart of africa that's where you find a lot of the pricey resources that the high tech and jewelry industries are after but who's in control of all that the legal it's the action of me little shot of cool and landline is school violence in a number of regions in the democratic republic of congo it is generated almost a billion dollars in revenue for rebels and criminal groups the country's politics
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has been a violent mess for over twenty years now a days a new a bowl outbreak is making things worse for locals in only a few months it took the lives of almost two hundred people the health ministry says they've never had to deal with outbreaks of that scale and with armed thugs running the show in parts of the republic doctors are losing confidence in their own effort. it's i do think this is one of the challenges we'll have to see whether we're able to contain control and the car now break within the current security situation after all even the brave us doctors don't want to risk their lives when they're under constant threat of being taken out at times it's just physically impossible to reach the affected areas on a harmed if we just look at the figures this is belgian research center even stamped on the tremendous effort to map mining sites as well as our presence and in their most recent report day identified more than two townsend's mining sites in
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eastern alone. which gould being the most important ones when they found it over eighty percent of my mix were going gold and so gold is it's more difficult to control and about sixteen percent of the miners were working in three teen mines and then about whole of these miners were in regulated treaty mind so this sort of treaty might is going to buy its program so that could survive an idea about the magnitude of the sector and some of the proportionally very small part that that's covered by the international regulatory initiatives but as we've heard from the u.n. top man business means money does find its way into the fighters hands well back in two thousand and ten in america this law came into being and businesses were obliged to tell us if their products contained so-called conflict minerals from the
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democratic republic of congo reputation risks are to joke it comes out in a number of reports that are highlighted with the press on the companies that are doing little or no activity at all there is some companies that used to reports that are no longer reporting and so there is no reputational risk for them to. tina's lag not doing enough to ensure that they are not feeling any of the conflict in the d.n.a. if we put bureaucracy nuts and bolts of side in april last year the legislation was basically suspended while some companies have kept playing by the old rules others could have found a handy loophole for themselves regarding. big name brands in the manufacturing companies that i would buy a cell phone or a computer or
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a car for i do have influence there some of the richest companies in the world and they have the ability to work with their suppliers and work through their supply chain and have that assurance that they're not causing any death or destruction or violence against people you know or the planet. so we're able. to cut oil exports by half a million barrels per day is the spike worries of a market shortfall following u.s. sanctions against iran expensive and. it's a bit time again randy global economy global economy just momentum it on unix course. and the demand is to. really need more oil to come to markets to confort the markets well let's go through the background to this over the last few months oil prices really have been faltering over donald
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trump's decision in september it rose just weeks before the sanctions came into force well or oil cartel opec and also russia they have a large sum on identify countries to import iran's oil but one of the issues to this is that his report of iran is also selling oil to private companies to bypass really american restrictions at one of the issues to this according to professor of economics steve king is that the u.s. is trying really to manipulate the oil market. america's trying to influence the you know the viability of the iranian government by manipulating what is the most probably volatile process them on the planet the process of oil the oil market is sort of all that's all the last thing it needed was somebody else drawing a political hand grenade into it which is what the americans have done by
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attempting to bring down the iranian government these sanctions and there are so many factors that can go in the opposite direction of what the americans want but they have this control over this not like to have drawn as many ways of getting around that but i'm selling the private groups all selling to. doing bottom tries and so on with countries like china. netflix streaming service may find itself one hundred and fifty million dollars of pocket all due to a satan worshipping cult well nothing supernatural here though just your regular copyright dispute.
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netflix what's going on it's a litigation process is currently underway on could not. talk on the matter further . ok next we follow the first big journey of a group of young cadets on board a legendary century old russian ship without home comforts on amid raging seas offline right ahead.
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