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the british prime minister visited the city of sales were on the first anniversary of the poisoning of a former russian double agent and his daughter must go legislation is withholding the full truth of what happened twelve months ago. an offshoot of the al qaeda terror group stages a deadly surprise attack in syria as the u.s. offers a million dollar reward for information on the some of the lot and some. also in syria heavy fighting resumes as u.s. back and british forces close in on the islamic states last stronghold that's despite donald trump having proclaim victory over eisel numerous times in the last
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few months plus. i'd like to see as broad a coalition as we can put together to replace the replace the whole corrupt regime the u.s. national security adviser considers an international coalition to help get venezuela's opposition leader into power and invokes a sentry's old doctor and to justify ousting the country's president. a very warm welcome to the program from all of us here at r t h q in moscow bringing you here global news update this hour. prime minister theresa may has visited the british city of cells very a year after the poisoning of former russian double agent sergei screwball and his daughter yulia twelve months on and the finger is still squarely pointed at moscow which claims it's being denied answers to even the simplest of questions regarding what happened for more live now to our polly boyce on this for us to give us
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a sense of what people in the city now feel a year after the attack. well a year ago you'd be pretty hard pressed to find many people outside of the u.k. he knew much about the town of souls brady or things like facts about the height of the spire of the town's cathedral but the attack on the script pals that took place and the ensuing international scandal has placed this town firmly on the map and made it rather famous and one year down the line the residents here are still processing what happened to take a lesson. so. you know it's not the choice. to ciccio it's a shame. that will never. disappear and we can just get on with. these two straight i mean you really get it it's kind of made people see
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so. called. the. born. child nation. money trees place so i'm sure the contamination is complete exception i don't think so you're saying. well little started on the fourth of march last year when the former russian spy sagacious cripple on his door to us we've been visiting i met him here from russia was found slumped unconscious on a park bench in this square in sort of the shopping area of the town of souls but in the pen the bench that they were found on has actually since been removed in sort of the ensuing investigation in the cleanup of the town but they were taken to hospital and it seemed became clear that this was no ordinary medical incident the script files had been poisoned with military grade nerve agent a substance known as noble choke that had been produced in the soviet union and
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pretty soon after that for the prime minister to resign may pin the blame squarely on the kremlin the e.u. and the us sided with the u.k. and diplomatic expulsions and a war of words over what's happened here in houston one year down the line it's fair to say that relations between london and moscow pretty much at rock bottom still because of this london says that it was russian spies that came here to carry out this hit that the kremlin dispatched a hit squad of russian military intelligence agents and that the assassins arrived in seoul very shortly before the poisoning took place with all and with hardly talk sick nerve agent all of this is something that moscow has consistently denied and in fact most continues to press for access to the investigation they say well actually it was two russian nationals that were involved and we've had no information about their whereabouts and what happened to them but they also say
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that they want on says to all the what they say are discrepancies in the version of events spoke forward by the british authorities take a listen. if people in the west in the u.k. and washington and brussels think russia will just let the fly you'd be a mistake. so reason may have been visiting souls free today and she issued a statement commending the emergency services all those involved in the investigation and in the cleanup in the decontamination of the town which has now been declared complete but she's also praised the residents of souls breed who she says are incredibly resilient having experienced what's folded here over the past year and she says she hopes that the town can put the script house saga behind them that this place will be known for the beautiful city that it is rather than the tragedy that's taken place to the pasta year on this to see
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a check and explains how this script all saga unfolded. the script all saw that was the story of twenty teen it had all the workings of a detective bestseller curious enough to grip the media for months on end state sponsored attempted murder poisoned with a nerve agent russian state involvement and probably aided this. makes these ingredients well russian villainy a toxic nerve agent with a decidedly russian name that used to be developed in the soviet era and by a handful of other countries too but you can ignore that for the purposes of a good story and the spy story writes itself right accusations assumptions leaks a hungry search for any juicy details unraveling for viewers to marvel at on t.v. screens and newspaper front pages the world over here is former double agent sergei screwballs daughter yulia making an appearance shortly after being discharged from
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hospital i should just post after twenty days in a coma i woke up to the news that we may have been poisoned i still find it difficult to come to terms with the fact that both of us were attacked in such a way the accused made an appearance to investigators said their officers from russia's g.r.u. military foreign intel service whose travels around sold very had been meticulously traced by every news organization known to man but the men themselves claim to be wellness professionals who wanted to see a famous spy or. going to proceed but across the world i mean is there. any of the sub or. somebody if this were but a whole year has gone by and where is the script all himself he was discharged from hospital not too long after his daughter and was understood to be alive and well where is he living now what is he up to and doesn't he have anything at all to say
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to weigh in on this massive story that he's at the central to some. wanting to do more in the case is tempting amount to information warfare for good journalism or even simple curiosity as many as one hundred thirty eight separate narratives were attributed to outlets like this channel in the aftermath of the poisoning in a new report dubbed weaponize the news on sputnik and an array of competing and often contradictory narratives about the event ukase non disclosure of information seen as suspicious having accused russia of trying to kill a man on its soil and asking it to prove itself innocent before any proper investigation had even began could have at least merited some cooperation with moscow russia offered to help over and over again but that fell on deaf ears the u.k. rushing to blame russia without establishing facts here's the british prime minister just a week after the poisoning while the investigation lasted months the government has
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concluded that it is highly likely that russia was responsible for the act against . the script and motive apart from it had to be russia motives behind the poisoning are yet to be adequately clarified who benefited from script surviving who would have benefited if he had died and why also if it was russia what was the point of it all anyway if you have those questions to best keep them to yourself doubting the official narrative as one of you so don't reporting from london and as they say with r.t. . syrian army forces suffered heavy losses this weekend in the north of the country eight hundred soldiers were killed during a surprise attack or illness or a syrian offshoot of al qaeda the ambush and number of casualties were confirmed to our to arabic by the army and with our washington recently putting up
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a million dollar reward for information on a some of bin laden's son it looks like the war on terror has been given fresh impetus as explains. war on terror. begins with. but it does not in. the war on terror is almost a tradition now a part of the american way of life no end in sight either so traumatic it was nine eleven that it set america off on a seemingly endless crusade there's an old poster out west as i recall that said wanted dead or alive and it does seem endless no matter how many battles they win how many islamist sex they destroy how many bin ladens they kill is always someone else we deliver devastating blows to the car the leaders that attacked us on nine eleven deliver justice to osama bin laden we have won
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a good study says we've beaten them and we've beaten him badly now it's the sama bin laden's son hamza bin laden and washington is afraid that he's becoming a new terror i called homs it is the son of the deceased a.q. leader some of the blood and is emerging as a leader in the a.q. franchise how has been has released audio and video messages on the internet calling on his followers to launch attacks against the united states and its western allies eased thirty also recently praised by the leader of al qaida blacklisted by the un married allegedly to the daughter of a nine eleven plane hijacker favored by his late father sama as his successor he's calling for attacks on the u.s. to avenge the killing of his father same crazy ideology what's unclear
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his whereabouts the u.s. seems to believe you could be anywhere in south central asia it all. leads to one conclusion apparently al qaeda is coming back showing signs of confidence in our current threat from radical islamic terrorism a continuing threat posed by al qaeda there are according to various estimates more than thirty thousand active fighters crossing number of countries loyal to al qaida ironically the u.s. stands accused of arming them though unintentionally in syria with weapons intended for moderate groups being seized by islamists in yemen c.n.n. reported with the saudis and their coalition partners handing american made weapons to oil qaeda linked fighters history it seems repeats itself in the nine hundred eighty s. during the soviet war in afghanistan the u.s.
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funded and armed the mujahideen including asama bin laden. they called them freedom fighters the mujahideen the islamists when they were fighting the u.s.s.r. but it didn't take long for those freedom fighters to morph into terrorists and the taliban into al qaida and they just won't go away no matter how many times they beat them it seems they just keep rising from the dead. back in the bottle if the us does not want to put it back in the bottle the us funnel funnel. thousands of tons of weapons into syria to our forces that it knew very well were. allied with al qaida and allied with the muslim brotherhood and so when it suits the u.s. purposes it will work with al-qaeda and other terrorists and when they
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become a problem either after september the eleventh or after they morphed into its. state in syria and iraq then of course it will it will attack them. with more attention being paid to al-qaeda recently opposition forces are besieging the last pocket of eisel resistance in syria the town of by groups the us backed forces are unleashing heavy shelling on i saw militants they claim the offensive could be over within five days before the farming resumed over the weekend civilians as well as the wives and children of the militants were allowed safe passage from the town and are to arabic crew at the site has been talking to those who left.
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how many kids you have to trade but one day one day where is your husband to kill. me but sort of but i let me just say that we have a national lead. so low they see it if you didn't need. us to do much of it or did like we did unit comma doesn't get a didn't know but it did and you are listening to him at the moment genocide is better to. leave. and that's why. i didn't want to.
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see the people come to that have been thus. not a. little body but they cannot possibly know not a little bit you know how he was there because he doesn't but was. soon donald trump has already proclaim victory over the self-styled caliphate on more than one occasion. we have one a good study says now we've won some time probably next week we will have one hundred percent of the caliphate as usual president trump is playing fast and loose with the truth and he's tends to exaggerate things the problem is good even if it is defeated as a force controlling actual territory it has its origins as a terrorist group training suicide bombers having small so actions and we've seen that continue in iraq for example where there were some horrible bombings of civilians so the danger is that they go back to what they were originally doing and
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care of these kinds of terrorist attacks which are very difficult to stop. still to come the chief financial officer of chinese smartphone giant while way is suing canada we'll tell you why after this short break. join me every thursday on the alex salmond show and i'll be speaking to us from the world of politics small business i'm show business i'll see that. the country has gone into a nihilistic fever that's what i think i got to hit the road and get out there
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traveling across america to find what makes america take them to charlotte the genius of. the american hero this is it we've come a point around which alan would have done so we always are on the bridge is that what this whole culture is really important. was. we're starting west with is going to headed east into the swamp we're going into the belly of the beast and i think i want to leave now doesn't get any more gondo than that it may be completely different but in the midst of. welcome back the chief financial officer of chinese tech giant wall way is suing the canadian government that's after i gave the green light to extraditing ming one zero to the u.s. to face fraud charges. yep in cooperation with the defendant canadian border agency
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offices intentionally delay the immediate execution of the warrant country to which of the cool instead the defendant c.b.s. a offices under the guise of routine border check unlawfully subjected the plaintiff to detention such an interrogation to extract evidence from her before she was arrested and provided with hard rights under the charter. ones who was arrested at vancouver international airport four months ago at the request of the us if extradited she will face charges of misleading banks about the company's business in iran in violation of u.s. sanctions she is also accused of stealing trade secrets from the american company t. mobile china has repeatedly urged canada to release its citizen claiming ottawa and washington are violating her rights what's wrong for the some u.s. government officials have been playing up these so-called security risks associated
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with the products of certain chinese companies and linking it with china's national intelligence level this kind of behavior is an interference and economic activities by political means it is against the w t o rules and it disrupts the international market order that is built on fair competition this is a typical case of double standards it is not a fair nor ethical. economist and author steve keen believes washington's claims about what way stealing american technology could be a plot to control the market. there is a certain amount of merit i mean equally there's merit to america's claims about why stealing you know generic and technology the entire basis of the need to china's industrialization program from its very outset and i was i was actually in the first free trade zone before and i've been back in ninety one eighty two sides and we discussed was to get american technology is fast as possible and that been very successful at that and now of course they've gone from being a fully bodying the the american bit. a rival wrestling with the
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americans so what's what was ignored by americans back then is much more significant now but fundamentally yes the americans could also be saying this is a way of breaking you know was market control and getting that is in place if you are. as well a self-proclaimed interim president one quite zero has plans to return to the country on monday he left as well in late february in defiance of a travel ban imposed by the country's supreme court since then he's been touring latin america to race support u.s. national security adviser john bolton has warned against any attempts to prevent greatest return on twitter he said there would be a quote significant response from washington should his safety be threatened and in a recent interview bolton urged the international community to round on venezuela's elected leader. i'd like to see as broad a coalition as we can put together to replace it with to replace the whole corrupt
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regime work in this administration we're not afraid to use the phrase monroe doctrine this is a country in our hemisphere it's been the objective of american presidents going back to ronald reagan to have a completely democratic hemisphere monro doctrine just mentioned by bolton was formulated by president james monroe in the nineteenth century its purpose was to stop any european interference in the affairs of the nations in the americas but many interpret the doctrine as a justification for america's own interventions in the region russia's chief diplomat has been blunt about his issues with it. with the since the creation of the united nations in one thousand nine hundred five international law has been regulated under the auspices of this universal legitimate organization the syrian practices backyards is insulting well according to the russian foreign minister the use of the docs is insulting to the regional powers to the countries in latin america and you said that this whole thing should also be concerning to other
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nations because right now the united states have an ambition change the venezuelan government to oust madore but have already sees that they have a similar ambition for other countries in the region like cuba or nicaragua now the russian foreign minister also talks about john bolton's statements regarding russia's john bolton in a recent tweet called my duro a liar for saying that russia basically supplied the venezuelan nation with humanitarian aid sergey lavrov pointed out that russia did supply seven and a half tons of medicine through international organizations to sort all of that is easily tracked and monitored an associate professor at george mason university guadalupe kerr erica berra feels the monarch doctrine has no place in the modern world. there about a lady in the fundamental. but the foundations of democracy and that without concern to negotiation by the international community when they are talking about
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here is america for the americans going back to the money. no interference from any other stand and that the blocks that they create this is very problematic because they can really live because of the fact that we're going to see there are no other option and military intervention and today we're talking about a multi-polar world and i don't really know what would i mean what would that mean even if america can be only for americans when you're talking about a world that's more globalized when other countries also have interests in the americas economic interests very important economic interests. that are global news update for this hour but don't forget you can always had to our website r.t. dot com for details on all those stories and much more.
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seems wrong. but. just don't call. any world yet to ship out just days after. and in detroit because the trail. went on many find themselves worlds apart we choose to look for common ground. my son in miss doing drugs my nephew's was still in drugs my sister just been doing drugs it was like an epidemic of drug abuse america's public enemy number one in the united states is drug abuse he started going after the users in the prison population sewer we started treating sick people people who are addicted to these drugs like criminals while i was on the hill i increasingly became convinced that
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the war on drugs was a mistake there are countless numbers of people who are in prison for. a long sentence in this for minor minor offenders in the drug trade it's a lot watching your children grow up and miss you in waves and say by daddy as you're walking out of the business it's just it doesn't get easier. you know world of big part of the law and conspiracy it's time to wake up to dig deeper to hit the stories that made history media refuses to tell more than ever we need to be smarter we need to stop slamming the door on the back and shouting past each other it's time for critical thinking it's time to fight for the middle for the truth the time is now for watching closely watching the hawks. join me every thursday on the alex simon show
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and i'll be speaking to guest of the world of politics sports business i'm show business i'll see you then. it's just that. just. go.
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maternity town in congo the only zones a neighborhood is a slum. hundreds of teenage gangs operate here then call the kowloon. the gangs are spreading out of the big cities like a virus is a social added demick. clune is a mainly involved in sept and robbery. supposedly
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employment opportunities are increasing in the country but the reality is massive unemployment the resource extraction say to is currently booming but is controlled by government officials according to those who live in and zones or they only give jobs to their own people and the rest have to survive however they can becoming a kalu nut is one of the popular options. so this is sheena the leader of the outlaws gang shayna ram is the short form of sheen around a character from a nigerian action movie. grabbing a woman in. the. sun while. the outlaws are a young gang members eighteen and over they share a street in the end zones a neighborhood with a trickle guying together they form the devil group.
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by thing. the public restroom. over the paris restaurant this is the devil's turf and the police station is on the same street three hundred meters from the paris to the precinct. her. oh no.


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