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fronts such as the sun. the future. we will be prepared to take targeted and precise military action if and when we determine that the situation on the ground with. the white house is sending military advisors to iraq and considering to help with just how this fall through the devastated country. we report on how the militants in iraq are being waves of foreign volunteers from the west raising worries that on their return. to europe. and there's no letup in the military assault on eastern ukraine we've. killed in the latest shelling president.
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i. all celebrations with hundreds of. rally in the capital. thanks once again for joining us this just called ten o'clock am in the russian capital my name is neil harvey and you're watching. first for you this the u.s. is going to deploy three hundred military advisers to iraq where jihadi militants sweeping across the country and if the situation worsens strikes and drone attacks remain an option that's according to the american president himself even though he claimed the crisis can only be solved by political means auntie's more important as the details president obama is leaving the door open for further action saying that
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the u.s. is prepared to take targeted military action if the violence in iraq spirals further out of control because of our increased intelligence resources we're developing more information about potential targets associated with. them going forward we will be prepared to take targeted and precise military action if and when we determine that the situation on the ground requires now that's a complicated gamble because u.s. intelligence agencies are having a difficult time identifying possible targets including insurgent encampments training camps weapons caches and other stationary supplies the u.s. president says allow iraq to turn into a safe haven for isis poses great dangers to the u.s. and its european allies which is why some action needs to be taken of course the criticism is that iraq might not even be on the brink of a civil war if it was not for the u.s. invasion while addressing the press even president obama said quote recent days
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have reminded us of the deep scars left behind of america's war in iraq unquote. his speech on washington's plans to help iraq is one of the features of today's breaking the martin you can watch the full show a little later old today but just for now is a quick preview. because he spoke mostly in a vague military jargon you had to listen closely to understand the underlying u.s. response to isis is growing influence while obama insisted no troops would be sent to actually engage in combat he did announce that he would be sending up to three hundred military advisors to the country sounds innocent right unless you consider the fact that so-called military advisors were the original precursors to the us invasion of vietnam not to mention that two hundred seventy five troops have already been sent to quote secure american interests in the country but probably the most interesting part about obama's speech was his claim that iraq is a sovereign nation that has the right to choose its own leaders seriously when did
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iraq become a sovereign nation the minute the us realize that it's of war in the country result in the creation of yet another failed state because see no western powers have done nothing but violate iraq's autonomy by dismantling its government launching depleted uranium and white phosphorous attacks and occupied its people for the last decade this is all news to me. well the latest reports from iraq suggest al qaeda linked isis militants have taken over vital oil facilities in the city of baiji however their final target is baghdad with the jihad this reportedly planning to create a new islamist state within the ruins of the country that says iraq is already falling apart as artie's gun each if you can report iraq is on the verge of erupting isis is controlling a predominantly sunni part of the bach shia sphere there further onslaught kurds could split off at any moment a secretary and war is brewing now the government will have to make a strategic choice putting the entire army to attack and take back that city and
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risk a much wider sectarian fight or have this jihadi group in control of an area that was a respond with all the consequences not just for iraq for the region and for the world i says belongs to a faction of sunni islamic committed to the radical fundamentalist convictions that they seek to impose on other muslims their advances have long stopped being just iraq's problem these darker green spots are where the population is predominantly shiite you can see iran is the main shiite power in the region syria is largely sunni but the government of bashar assad is alawite which is a branch of shiite islam isis being an extremist sunni forces managed to advance this far both in syria and iraq because of the support of sunni communities on their way iran wants to help iraq's shia government repel the onslaught of isis an initiative which washington seemingly supports but targeting sunni areas which isis
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controls could create a backlash with other sunni nations getting involved like saudi arabia which has already warned against foreign intervention there's not going to be a simple military solution to this issue isis is also controlling parts of syria fighting against the government of bashar assad these problems are intertwined in a really. demonic way u.s. politicians have tried to present the conflict in syria as being between those who want democracy and those for adult for many the crisis in iraq is an eye opener showing how complicated the dynamics in that we jim really are. ganesh second article are also fighting on their own battle front after isis launched its advance kurdish forces were able to push the islamists out of the city of taking control of a vital oil center and as defense consultants mowen rove believes kurds have been given a chance to create their own independent state. or the country has been broken away
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as it is except it's not officially broken where they wanted to separate the oil rich or kurdish region in the north away from the main iraq it's been set up from the beginning from the ninety's the americans gave them the possibility of a semi autonomous region now all of the been running the kurds have been running their own kurdish region since the ninety's. and now all they're going to do is break away from iraq once and for all and declare independence for the isis group fighting in both iraq and syria is estimated to have around ten thousand soldiers at its disposal with volunteers coming from right across the globe reports indicate there are three thousand foreigners in those ranks and according to the u.k. foreign minister around four hundred of those are british citizens and that says the group itself is enjoying wide support online from people across the globe including the west as r.t. sara first now reports. far from the front lines in iraq and syria and another
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battle is being fought in the u.k. this week band isis making it an offense to be a member of the group but the organization is still enjoying a wave of online european support dubbed by some of the isis fanboys well i've been speaking to some of the isis supporters and i vs one social media why. supporting isis despite the reported killings and he's applied to me that he. has come the closest yet to establishing an islamic caliphate why do you think isis holds such appeal for some of the people back home i think. if you could to use this overused word and so it's made terrorism sexy places more than the one sort of that she got into trouble so they're going to come back all the people here in the
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u.k. we know he went to the trouble better to be identifying with. the to construe troops as a potential threat. which has existed ever since nine eleven so in a way that constituency has always been that it's possible that they'll be more encouraged by. what's happened in syria and become more active not as a direct result of some. film on the sort of wave of islam isolation of the world and then you've got the people who actually come back and who can spread who can become recruiters and that's a really dangerous thing that's a meeting is the national security council this week prime minister david cameron said the government was doing all it could to address the threat posed by foreign fighters including interviewing individuals the u.k. folders canceling all with touring u.k. passports and introducing new measures to prosecute days he planned to train. or is
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the rule. of four should be united states and its allies have known about isis and their activities and the danger they pose for a few years why haven't you stopped these groups from leverage why do you allow these groups to get stronger and stronger why do you allow certain countries to support them financially why do you allow foreign fighters to get into the last estimate that the number of british fighters abroad at four hundred and growing professor griffin tells r.t. the government now desperately needs to strengthen its response to some of the most precious people coming by people who have been disillusioned by what's happened. and who can produce a counter narrative of people. seemed killing an explosion does to a baby. intent on stopping it that other side of the story could be more crucial than ever much of the british population watches in horror the grisly images of some of the killings taking place in iraq at the hands
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of isis fighters but to its european supporters i say this is not the enemy the west is. so i see reporting from london. and rest assured we will be keeping off finger right on the pulse of events in iraq both on screen and online you can log onto our website r.t. dot com for the very latest updates on the story along with expert opinion and analysis. and other news in eastern ukraine four people have been killed during the latest military offensive on the city of slavyansk thirty year old woman died when a mortar shell hit her backyard a five year old son is in hospital with a critical head wound and the shelling continues despite president poroshenko as probably a cease fire and reach new peace plan what exactly the fourteen points proposal to end the violence in the east and jess will be revealed later on friday
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a little earlier poroshenko discussed his ideas with the ideas footie in the second time the two leaders of talked over the phone about ukraine's crisis in a week president putin is once again stressed the cease fire must be implemented in the regions. meanwhile was prosperous cities are looking more like ghost towns now tens of thousands of fled the affected areas those who remain suffer from water food and power shortages not to mention nonstop artillery attacks there are a large queues forming as well on the border with russia as people hurried to take their children to safety. but. it's very scary to see flying planes any time i saw them i ran to my mommy and daddy and tanks are also very scary. the fire gunshots at us and shell down we had next to a couch in the basement were very scary. it's
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a battlefield their concert on fire my parents hide in the basement with think four to have a skid because you wouldn't have west along i don't understand why they're doing this we've lost everything. when radicals came into my city and started shooting people we had to leave the scariest part was when armed men came to our house asking about our landlords a few days later my son told me that they shot the landlord. but. i said to spain now where hundreds of monarchists of rallied in madrid shortly after the new king philippe the six was sworn in the protest mood is high in the austerity plagued nation with the mood aggravated by the royal family's perceived lavish lifestyle or to give reports. hours after spain had its new king officially sworn in people have hit the central square of madrid in a protest against the monarchy the mood here is quite determined they are angry they're saying that mourner key pass to go we're hearing chants of monarchy means
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murder and monarchy is fascism that what these people are saying we've already seen scuffles i've seen at least a dozen people being beaten on the ground by the right police and taken to police violence even one of our cameramen from the r.t.s. spaniel crew got hit by a police we have definitely seen larger protests over the past several weeks particularly on june the eighth one which it was practically paralyzed by protesters many people voicing concerns that spain must not remain motorcade it must become a republican this is pretty much the demand of these people it's quite loud what they're saying but they are unhappy with their living conditions six million people are unemployed in spain that is almost a third of the country's population they say that a change of the face inside the royal palace will not change anything the whole system needs to be changed. still to come for you this hour the best defense is a good often safe ground to cool groups claiming to protect the rights of jews to
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so by intimidating its victims with death threats also in the way a tiny village in the philippines could be transformed into a multimillion dollar military base for the u.s. in a battle for the resource rich south china sea. on air and in the financial world. to see these developments happening and stocks only take in the demand the credit to get any economic benefits in life there are moves in the opposite. a.
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breaking news a little tonnage of angles kidneys stories. are you here to see detroit altie spanish find out more visit eye to eye on tivo it's called. cut cut. cut. cut. costs. just change it you're watching international thanks for joining us. for years jewish people have often found themselves the target of hatred and physical
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intimidation but it seems that the bullies have become the bullies or at least for one extremist group the jewish defense league later today a trial will begin in paris of j. deal members accused of making death threats towards a journalist who is investigating their actions in a culture of the details i never know. they have a strong following and a clear message as only we are here present we are jews noble and cruel we are well trained well equipped we're not afraid and we should be more fraid of us than we are of them the jewish defense league claims his goal is to protect the jewish community from hatred and semitism but some jews accuse it of doing the very same thing it's meant to be fighting against and these people say the organization is not protecting anyone but attacking those who don't share the same views and opinions jonathan mahdavi claims he felt the rocks of the league when he started researching them in paris i exposed with my friends some. fellow in the book crazy
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for doing this job in september two thousand and twelve my car of been bombed by a. bomb i received death threats and a couple months ago i went to cover a protest against anti-semitism. me and there were like fifteen people jumping on me breaking my camera and. beating me up on the ground what is being done to prevent this from happening again what is the police doing one point intervened and took me out of the protest and i told them there were many of them on the place so i told them why don't you oh yes we do anything you do creates a riot the jewish defense league is an international right wing organization even though it's considered a terrorist group by the f.b.i. it's completely legal and countries like canada and france where it has around three hundred members. could. race is present of course but it's not everywhere so
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we have to do what they are incapable of doing correctly from attacking left wing students in the in groups and even writers at their own book launches the league has been accused of being behind a string of violence but the victims say the police have no interest in investigating and accuse them of willful and action. is a pretty strong in the police we know there are some people the will to do their job but at some point you have people in here that are blocking the fight and when those people go on trial the judges most of the time they're being they're being lenient in two thousand and four a documentary actually filmed members of the j.p.l. training in an official building that was being leased by the police many were quick to connect the dots if the police are calling them while they are training with their arrest them really had no desire to talk to us when we contacted them about their complicity speaks for itself these issues are dropped do not get in our
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way because will hurt you very very very badly various local movements an answer rices and activists have called for the group to be banned the french authorities have ignored those calls and those who feel victimized by the group are left looking over their shoulder marina cost survive reports in from paris forty. and over at r.t. dot com a new tool to keep protesters a day is hitting the markets we tell you all about new mini jones capable of firing pepper spray paint balls and why critics say their danger would be underestimated. also the world's biggest eye in the sky the european southern observatory has blown the top of a three thousand meter high mountain in chile just so that it could set up the largest ever tells. a small village in the philippines may have to make way for a huge u.s. military base as part of the asian nations fight over the resource rich south china
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sea the country claims that china is trying to take over most of the sea by building artificial islands military cooperation with the u.s. could bolster america's presence in the region where washington already has tens of thousands of troops dozens of bases journalist james corbett believes that putting more pressure on china could lead to a bitter conflict. this has to be seen as just part of a trend towards the deepening of the us and philippine military alliance that goes right along with the developing us japanese military alliance the us australian military alliance so i think this has to be seen as more part of a regional trend that's developing both china and the us and its allies are playing to their respective political bases and they're looking for economic stimulus that comes from militarization so they are looking to divert more government funds towards the defense sector i think it's part of a feedback loop where one side makes a move so the other is seen to respond to it so the other side responds to the response etc and i think when we are caught in that type of feedback loop it runs
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the risk of running into a some type of military confrontation scenario simply because when you have all the leads ships in these highly disputed territories that are at times running into each other as we start to see these types of incidents that could become a hot war scenario perhaps inadvertently. ok we've got time to take a quick look at some of the global headlines for you and we'll start with french will rains that have triggered massive floods in parts of bulgaria leaving at least ten people dead near the black sea resort of vonna hundreds of people have been evacuated after the deluge blocked roads and swept away because heavy rains also damaged houses and flooded villages outside the capital city fear forecasters say the extreme weather will continue throughout today. protesters in brazil south pall of target is a car dealership during a demo of the free public transportation in two thousand people believed to be from
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the and the black bloc attacked vehicles and later set things on fire rally comes amid ongoing protests against the huge cost of hosting the world cup. kenyan security forces have killed five al shabab militants suspected of involvement in deadly attacks door to door shoes. by the group claimed the lives of at least sixty people in the coastal region earlier this week kenya's been supporting the fight against somali based al shabaab which has made it the target of repeated attacks by insurgents. let's head to the u.s. now where some seventy five scientists may have been exposed to live anthrax or the potential exposure occurred after researchers working in a high level biosecurity lab in atlanta failed to follow proper procedures to inactivate be highly dangerous bacteria government auditor's had previously voiced serious concerns over safety issues at the atlanta laboratory.
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next for thousands of children in rumania sing their mothers or fathers is becoming a rare luxury and that's because the crippling economic situation in the country is driving parents to seek work abroad but there strive for a better future is already coming quite a high cost as r.t.c. gopi skin off explains. it's become very rare that ten year old willing to even guess to see her mother she left remaining to work in italy a year ago leaving her daughter with her grandparents there was a it's very sad because i have no want to talk about my problems to have this and breed is younger and much more introverted he prefers to spend more time alone both of his parents work in germany while he's also being raised by his grandmother. blackwell so they sent the toys and clothes but i don't remember when was the last time i saw them. unfortunately nowadays in romania cases such as well in china in andries are far from unusual so this here is called the heart of wishes it's filled
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with notes from the children where they wrote their wishes and they were told that they would come true next year so all these notes are about parents for instance this one says i wish my mom would come back from london bring toys and then would go together to another countries another one here says i wish my mom would come back from italy and i wish my dad would find a job. sure these kids haven't been abandoned by their parents in fact one of the main reasons they want to work abroad is to ensure a better life for them but the long distance relationship can be much harder on children than it may she they feel isolated. might feel depressed they feel lengthy. and they may be not having so much friends like those. according to official figures over eighty thousand remaining children have their parents working abroad but n.g.o.s are reporting much higher numbers between the hundred and fifty thousand most parents used to head off without notifying
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authorities. the situation is there any year especially when the mother is. leaving. mainly for the smaller kids because they're very attached to their mothers. and there are so when and especially when the girls started on a sense and they need some guidance and support recently the government passed a law obliging all parents not only to notify the street when we head off to work abroad but to appoint someone to be responsible for their children in court while they're gone but frankly with the average salary in romania bill reaching four hundred euros per month it's unlikely parents would stop looking for what the broad age i received you got this good old r g bucharest romania. to stay with us here on our tail back with the latest news headlines for you at the top of the hour coming up next for you that is the very cleverly named sophie and co with host sophie
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some people say that when it happens to someone in time not a very nice one like a curtain falls down. it's some point i could no longer stand it i decided to kill myself. even i. scared of what i'd done i punched but i didn't understand where i get it when a man raises hair and the woman should. run from him. everyone who sees this video to also speak to the children's father. my has then became a controllable people that he can do anything. why you're crying don't cry i know i'm tired of crying too don't cry.

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