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thank you. when i get out. this in hopefully bless. us president defends the assassination of a top iranian general because of his checkered past with some questioning the evidence of him being in imminent danger. in the u.s. 21 saudi military members are expelled from training facilities in america for possessing. decent material move follows an investigation into a deadly shooting committed by a saudi u.s. base already more than a month ago. and a 1000 french health workers threatened to resign from their posts unless the government gives in to increased funding demands the french doctor on the situation . have been on strike for several months hospitals and emergency services unions
have been sounding the alarm politically the figures would last the problem. thanks for joining us. welcome to the program. firstly in moscow here peace talks between libya's warring factions see reports that general has left the meeting without signing a cease fire deal. brokered by russia and turkey in the hope of bringing an end to the civil war in the north african nation on monday russia's foreign minister said that more time is needed to get the deal over the line. the student the president of the government of national court mr serrano you did sign the document but slogan you have to request more time it's tuesday morning let's work out what you should for signing it would we hope very much they would do so the representatives of
russia would be supporting this process. of the war ravaged country is divided between an internationally recognized government in the capital tripoli and the rival ministration in the east which is allied to general rebel general have a draft deal that circulated earlier calls on both sides to ensure the sustainability of any ceasefire all sorts of combat terrorism and human trafficking all working to improve the general humanitarian situation in the country. from the u.k.'s crisis research institute all the general household wouldn't be at the negotiations if he didn't need it. don't have. to think about both his various subgroups who supported the different militia groups because although it's called an army to decompose a variety of semi autonomous brigades so you'll need to be sure that they board you also need to ask whether the countries like egypt in the united arab emirates who've been very supportive of his side in this conflict will be happy with the ceasefire and so if that's the case then he may well find i don't think he would
have gone to moscow if he was really willing to sign the positive thing it seems to me is that turkey and russia as in syria have. different sides in the conflict but they are willing to cooperate together and that has helped to calm the conflict in syria as we've seen all the not end it and i think that kind of model where you have people who can say we're honest brokers together because each of us is aware of the interests of people on the ground that is a potentially positive step and we'll see obviously at the weekend whether we have a full peace conference in berlin. president donald trump has again leapt to the defense of america's assassination of iranian general was killed can seem samani in a drone strike on baghdad international airport on january 3rd drops now seemingly suggest that regardless of any evidence pointing to the military chief being a threat it's all irrelevant. the fake news media and the democrat departments are
working hard to determine whether or not the future touched by terrorists and the money was imminent was my team in agreement the on through to bush is a strong yes but it doesn't really matter because of his horrible possed we have trouble speaking up on social media and saying that it doesn't really matter whether or not qassam solomonic actually represented a threat to americans because he was a bad fellow who had a bad past sense qassam solomonic was killed by the united states the united states has been emphasizing that qassam solomonic was bad that he represented an eminent threat to the united states we kill solomon the number one terrorist in the world every bad person there's no terrorist except osama bin laden who has more american blood on his hands than did customs of the money there's a compelling case of an imminent threat imminent threat selami was plotting. imminent insidious terror attacks on american diplomats and military personnel ever
since the killing many both in the united states and around the world have questioned whether it was the right thing to do many saw it as a hugely unnecessary escalation with the islamic republic of iran a completely unjustified killing of a top general of a foreign country trump administration systems that barrack and lives were in danger and large scale attacks planned for other embassies and if those were planned why can't we reveal that to the american people would not help your case i can reveal that i believe it would have been for embassies however even trump's own secretary of defense mark esper doesn't exactly buy that but the president did say when there was a tangible he didn't cite a specific piece of evidence what he says he probably he believes are you saying that it wasn't one i didn't see one with regard to 4 embassies pretty dramatic statement from the american leader essentially saying that it doesn't matter if american lives were in the balance it was justified to kill the top general of the
. foreign country it's not necessary that they actually represent a threat as long as they had a history of bad deeds or a bad past us administration's policy is not based on fact it's based on lies and misstatements and it's not based on the international rule of law it's based on 2 other things one is the view that the us is an exceptional country that it is it does not have it is above international law doesn't have to pay attention to the rules and it's also based on the false notion that the us is the only superpower in a uni polar world the us administration still act as if they are the cops of the world they are the bullies on the block and they can take whatever actions that they feel are appropriate for them irrespective of international law. or response to the killing of its top general or on conducted multiple strikes on u.s. military bases in iraq over the past week the crisis escalated
a passenger plane was accidentally shot down by to iran on january 8th with all $176.00 people on board being killed and helped provoke to mass protests which the u.s. supports and iran's an eagles he thinks washington's exploiting. of all merely him do you call your agents of the u.s. foreign countries want to take advantage of this ukrainian plane crash issue to create insecurity inside the country in order to mislead the public opinion and right on this way our nations will not let them do it. alongside iran has also been left reeling from the tragedy 57 canadians were among the victims of the plane crash last visuals have been held across the country with prime minister justin trudeau attending a memorial service in edmonton where there's a large and raining community and walter on has acknowledged full responsibility for the deadly event some canadians including the country's prime minister been
blaming the. united states rights and tensions in parts of the incident. if there were no tensions if there was no escalation recently in the region those canadians would be right now home with their families international community is being very very clear both on needing to have a non-nuclear while at the same time managing the tensions in the region that are brought about by us a narcissist in washington tears would accomplish once a part destabilize the region us now and welcome everywhere in the area including iraq tensions escalated to feverish pitch the collateral damage of this irresponsible dangerous ill conceived behavior canadians needlessly lost their lives in the crossfire including the family of one of my emma left colleagues his wife an 11 year old son we're mourning and i'm livid. a human rights floor done believes the united states turning up the heat in the region was a major factor behind the disaster. it is very clear it is the pine was found
during a time when iran was on a higher were because the us hey i just killed their highest ranking military official general solomonic this was a case where the commanding control. in iran was not working properly in again most likely it wasn't working properly because people were under a panic from what happened in iraq with the killing of solomon with in found out later this week that the u.s. tried to kill another general. in yemen. you know so again this was a terrible accident a terrible tragedy. in clearly happened because of the war tensions created by the trial because the u.s. has decided. a 1st quite some time that international law applies to every
country in the world but the united states. $21.00 the saudi serviceman being trained in the united states to be expelled from the country for possession of the hardest material on indecent images decision comes more than a month after a shooting at mabel airbase in florida which claimed the lives of 3 american sailors attorney general william barr has announced that the pensacola shooting was an act of terrorism. kingdom of saudi arabia determined to disk material demonstrated conduct unbecoming an officer in the royal saudi air force and in the royal navy and the 21 cadet have been disenrolled from their training curriculum in the u.s. military and will be returned returning to saudi arabia later today the united states they are sending back those nearly 2 dozen saudi military students from a training program and sending them back again home to those 2 dozen servicemen they are not accused of aiding the 21 year old saudi air force lieutenant in last
month's shooting that killed 3 an injured 8 but secretary of state william barr is calling the shooting at the naval air station in pensacola as an act of terrorism the justice department learned during their investigation that 21 members of the saudi military who were training here in the u.s. possessed a derogatory material and of those 2117 had social media profiles containing jihadi or anti-american content however bar says that there was no evidence that they were involved with any terrorist activity or groups also it's important to note 15 individuals were found to have accessed child pornography now bar says that saudi arabia determined the material demonstrated conduct unbecoming of an officer in the saudi royal air force and the royal navy and as a result those 21 cadets have been an in rolled and they are all returning to saudi arabia at this shooting has now made the pentagon halt any flight training for saudi military aviation students at the reef florida bases national security
adviser robert o'brien said that u.s. officials and defense secretary marc asper are proceeding with caution saying quote pensacola showed that there are errors in the way that we vetted and out of an abundance of caution secretary asper has taken these actions to protect our servicemen and women released time let's show you frankly i think there's a cation people receiving the gold in them encourages violence. if you take a average saudi military officer i would actually wonder what wouldn't drive them to this extreme the. research by the state for gulf affairs has shown that the textbooks from 1st grade through 12th grade all the saudi public schools basically teach demonization of jews christians non wahhabi muslims apostates people who don't. observe the very strict dictates of the one of the religion in which is the saudi the main saudi religion. that is continued then in some of the
official literature that the saudi military forces read there's a lot of reporting about the what you would call a blind spot that's specific to the trumpet ministration but if you look back every administration has pretty much approached the saudi regime the same way there was very little pressure on them to change what they do on the ground in terms of basic human rights in terms of the incitement that i mention in their textbooks in their defense establishment which u.s. officials have known about this incitement in the military establishment for years . swiss tennis star roger federer has found himself in a climate change bad books of teenage activist group that's that soft she criticized his association with the bank credit suisse the financial institutions been investing big in the new search for a new fossil fuels fossil deposits with more on how you can sharings become a crucial part of modern reality he is trying to. do you know gratitude by her role as the world's number one green activist or the number one shaming master well
she's really been up to trying to perfect her reputation in both and it's paying off her influences skyrocketing woman of the year in sweden person of the year in the time magazine i mean how many teens do you know that told off presidents and prime ministers like that we are in the beginning. and what you can talk about is money it came to tales of economic growth how did you. 6 an example from just a couple of days ago a single read tweet by greg revived the scandal from 20 and made the man they called the greatest tennis player of all times find excuses for being partners with a bank here are the shaming winds she retreated since 2016 credit suisse has provided 57000000000 to companies looking for new fossil fuel deposits something
that is utterly incompatible with climate action roger federer do you endorse this and so roger federer sponsorship deal with the swiss lender was back in the news and the sports all round mr nice guy had to reassure the public he cares for the environment over that mighty grow i'll show you more of how her shaming powers stretch far beyond the famous un walls but it's just that for now not everyone's so sure that anyone who deals with banks which give loans to non green industries should be publicly shamed public shaming and taking the right people to have stare an opinion away i think that's sort of stops is being human describes so but it doesn't make it so you want to see it the way he thinks he's allowed to it's a free will say meaning activism to little well together yes but it can be a discussion that's hard to say well maybe we should celebrities should be
a bit more careful in picking this ponces ecological issues should people people's attention but not by publicly shaming an individual however it seems neither gratitude nor her fellow activists have any intention of scaling some of that shaming down yeah why do it if it works so well so what can you be shamed for nowadays stay away from anything that has to do with fossil fuels even if you're choosing a bank shame on you if you fly never heard that was a sin well run has been peddling the flight shame movement on line for a while now. why can't you stop flying on planes it's easy. how about you stay home and take some climate action instead climate compensation he's the planting of trees enough to excuse your flights while some folks of already tried to paralyze a london airport the world's aviation authorities even trying to stand up for its
industry. we will launch a very very big to explain when we have done what we're doing and we intend to do in the future activists are currently after german engineering giant siemens for going ahead to fulfill a contract with a coal mine in australia what for now coal or fossil fuels altogether aren't legal right and all makes you wonder what's next what you're going to do when grettir comes for you will it get to the point when miners and their families are booed at for what they do for a living just short while ago we had at least here in germany eco shaming against people with s.u.v.s. and off and on we have it for like people that are taking trips in aircraft seems to be a moving target it seems to go from plastic bags to beef to. the trees to coal
mining gets to people are so frustrated they feel they have to do something even if it's almost irrelevant like in the case of siemens right now who's accused of making railway signalling equipment which is being used by the mining company i mean that's a pretty. big stretch to go from zeman signalling equipment to say that has something to do with the climate problem and the forest fires a growing army of activists would say the whole of mankind has no other choice but to use some of gratis shaming skills if it once a future there are still probably many of those who wouldn't mind a little more green tolerance from master to newburgh and co. on the west coast of the united states citizens in the small town of tierra del ma been taking a stand against facebook and residence was their anger at the social media giant after the company picked their home to install
a new facility meant to support internet services. around the world. differentiation too much there's going to be septic tanks to go out and there's going to be a lot of other problems what scares me is this has set a precedence that they can now buy and buy any piece of property along or even coast. these new cable projects help people connect more efficiently they just told us had
something in the last 30 years showed ace then it'll be all over so they don't really care without any man or without any permission. why would they do a little little community like this have a big corporation move into a place where the residential lot they just sold last year that there will. still to come this news out health workers in front some throwing down the goal and says they demand more funding that's coming off of a short break. the world is driven by shaped past and present those bits.
back to the program and over to france there were more than a 1000 health workers are threatening to quit unless the government makes concessions this tuesday doctors will hold media conferences across the country to express their anger including in paris we heard from a french doctor on their demands. hospitals have been on strike for several months hospitals and emergency services units have been sounding the alarm politically nothing has been done fast the problem from the point of view of medical ethics doctors must treat patients but we don't have the necessary resources and we have been killing our health care system for the past 20 or 30 years we are completely changed our control system on the moment all decisions are taken not by medics ministries of staff and managers and that has to change i came here from senegal humanitarian work to see so i can tell you that in terms of health care france is becoming like a developing country. among the demands being made or increased wages and hospital
funding calls to reform the health system come as part of a wider workers' strike that caused chaos nationwide at the end of 2019 well as planned pension reforms aims to merge the current complex system into a unified points based system but also remove bonuses from a wide range of jobs the french prime minister however has promised to drop the proposal to raise the pension age from 62 to 64 is a look back at how the protests have played out.
well there's no issue too tall for this protest there in paris island robot also known as the french spiderman and climbed a skyscraper in the capital to draw attention to pension reform plans he says the country's oldest generation should be respected and be able to maintain a decent level of life. for the current leader of the united states democratic party early battle to elect a candidate for this year's presidential election is causing panic in the party's ranks is a familiar face too but bernie sanders being the front runner in the state of iowa has other candidates worried of whether he would cut in the race for the white house. you need to mindful there is some point here my need to rally millions of people to support someone else that's no easy you can't just flip a switch it's a process your supporters have to believe you're being genuine in your indorsement and you have to convince them bernie sanders is the democratic party's version of
donald trump thank god we're smart enough to stop him we'd all be better served if you focused his disgruntled energy on donald trump. i was disappointed to hear that bernie has sent me volunteers outreach. that was signed his biggest challenge currently massachusetts senator elizabeth warren who as we heard there has been accusing him of some dirty tactics that on the mind her chances she referred to the song as campaign reportedly using a script that would suggest warren only appeals to the country's most affluent voters and it's a tactic that has angered people online. so she done controversy in a new fund raising e-mail multimillionaire former harvard law professor renowned academic elizabeth warren claims her campaign is being smeared by standers volunteers noting that her base are generally more affluent and educated than of vermont senators poor lists she's desperate who knows would follow outreach to
morrow the word is desired so not surprise she decided to bash sanders and go for this kind of tactics despicable bernie sanders responded saying that he's never personally said anything negative against elizabeth warren political analyst kota lilly believes that there is a split among democrats who try to silence those not fall in line with party policies. if you look at you know rank and file democrats if you look at people across the country they're very interested in what bernie sanders that's say they're interested in medicare for all they're interested and federal jobs. you know they don't like these trade agreements that sanders and trump both speak out against but you see an effort by these other democrats to push the conversation away from that and instead they attack sanders instead they attack any democrat that really goes against the grain you know you see other democrats running in the race like yang you saw williams saying you saw gathered all ostracize all shut out
of debates. roadblocks thrown in their way all for daring to speak a different message that is contrary to the establishment democratic party cohorts boom bust having a way in just a few moments time taking a closer look at the turbulence faced by boeing back in 30 minutes with the latest news update. and the united states presidential candidates debate the future of the u.s. and the world. max kaiser and stacy herbert dig into the burning questions of this
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this is happening around the world and covering all aspects of business and how it affects the us all i'm christiane and i'm bridgeboro in washington here's a look at what we have on deck for you today we are currently approaching the january 15th signing of the bay's one trade deal between the u.s. and china but this is just the 1st hurdle in a long process to soothe tensions sparked by the trade war or less about the trading in peter schiff of euro pacific capital are both on and to break down the negotiations as technology continues to progress so to have concerns for privacy let's get a journalist friends one joins us to take a look at the privacy in the cell phone sector and later as retail giant continue
to grow more and more dominant in their sectors some regulators are eye of competition cash out molly barrows contributors american lawyer takes a look at how india is looking to take on amazon and wal-mart in the antitrust case for fill in the brand today with stories. as markets worldwide got a. from the announcement that a phase one trade deal between china and the us will be signed on january 15th china remains distinctly unenthusiastic this lack of enthusiasm from beijing is something reminiscent of the last time we thought a deal was on the table but got pulled at the last minute and keep in mind this phase one is by no means a resolution to the trade war significant challenges still remain ahead and china still hasn't publicly made any commitments to u.s. demands these quotas as we reiterated are unreasonable targets for china to meet china isha note of caution ahead of this week's signing on social media saying the quote trade.
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