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north korea claims washington is seeking all out conflict just days after pyongyang tests a new mystery it says can hit anywhere on the u.s. mainland. the stories that shape the suicide. as a former bosnian croat general swallows a vial of poison after his twenty year sentence for war crimes as. the french president calls for military action against human traffickers in libya but critics of the proposal say he has no right to leave the country which has not yet recovered from the destruction inflicted by the nato led intervention of twenty eleven. by the actual seven day summary of the week's biggest stories as reported right
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here on r.t. on welcome to the weekly first off they're going to bring you up to date on some breaking news that we brought you about half an hour ago from new york police there are searching for a driver who rammed his car into pedestrians killing one person and critically injuring three others the incident happened just over three hours ago now at about four forty five am local time it happened in the borough of queens reportedly after a dispute one witness there says there was a knife fight outside a bar during which a white sedan was then driven into a group of people the associated press news agency are citing a police detective who says that the incident is not believed to be terror related . to sunday's news north korea says the u.s. is begging for nuclear war the statement comes just days after pyongyang launched a new missile which it says is capable of reaching anywhere on the u.s. mainland that caused quite a reaction from washington and a counterproposal from russia. little rocket man rocket fears south korea staged
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its own missile exercise. i. i it took place close to the border with the us altie jacqueline bouvier explains how north korea's nuclear threat has grown in recent months. early wednesday north korea suddenly broken over two month pause in weapons testing and showed a significant bump in their capabilities the missile is believed to be north korea's most powerful projectile to date let's break down the details during a flight the rocket reached an altitude of up to four thousand five hundred kilometers to put that in perspective that is more than ten times the height of the international space station and while that number does come from a statement from north korea it is in line with estimates released by both japan and south korea the missile splashdown off of japan's west coast but it has been reported that if missile had been fired on a standard path it could reach a target almost anywhere in the world including any part of the u.s. but with higher frankly any previous. research and development effort on their
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part are you building full of the force that could threaten. everywhere in the world basically something likely to increase now reignited tensions is the fact that in less than a week the u.s. and south korea will again conduct drills on north korea's doorstep a practice that sees a blatant threat that they will not leave unanswered. i . russia and china have called for the maneuvers to be paused numerous times and life of the less than friendly climate but those suggestions have been ignored along with pleas to restrain from the back and forth name calling and aggressive rhetoric between the u.s. and north korea that has been a trademark of this year this is all culminated in north korea possessing
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a nuclear bomb and a missile to deliver it. anywhere allowing them to probably announce the conclusion of their nuclear program it looks like diplomacy may never be given a chance. gregory addict who is a member of the advisory board of the korea policy institute believes that washington's actions prove that america isn't looking for a diplomatic solution the united states are truly concerned about north korea's nuclear program it would again dialogue but the only way to resolve the problem and north korea said many many times if you are not willing to give up your program unless united states roughly. i think like a reasonable request to me the more the united states wants to punish north korea the more they convince north korea that they need to develop their nuclear terror and protect themselves so has the opposite of. the former bosnian croat general who fought in the bosnian war in the early one nine hundred ninety s. committed suicide during a un court session of the hague on wednesday his trial was part of the yugoslav war
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crimes tribunal after losing his appeal he produced a bottle of poison and drank from it in front of the judge i'm going to show you video of what happened so please be warn that it does contain distressing images. here are. still police. looking. for all who. has taken poison. the former bosnian croat military commander slobodan probably ike was convicted of war crimes and given twenty years for his role in the conflict in the former yugoslavia before the war he was a theater and film director. the yugoslav was the bloodiest conflicts in european history since the second world war
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tensions between a complex mix of nationalities forming the state of yugoslavia erupted into a basij civil war originate yugoslavia includes six republics with different nationalities and religious groups. the communist revolutionary and statesman tito who established the federal republic of yugoslavia managed to suppress nationalism that helped to his death in the 1980's relations among the republics quickly to terror eighty with each of them seeking their own independence is soon turned ugly old signs the nine hundred ninety five genocide in tripper needs to is one of the bloodiest pages in yugoslav history the massacre of more than a thousand muslim both the acts perpetrated by units of the bosnian serb army resulted in that commander ratko being jailed for life by the un special court in november twenty seventh. but atrocities happened on old sites
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in one thousand nine hundred three sixty nine serbian civilians were killed by bosnia and herzegovina army forces in the school on the massacre at an orthodox church in the symmetry of the ground. by role despite much evidence of war crimes conducted similar taney asleep by different forces the cia eventually declared said militants were responsible for ninety percent of all crimes including genocide. tonight and they took those into action against yugoslavia it is indeed tragic that diplomacy has failed and nato is now intervening in a war in a sovereign country. and eventual nato air campaign conducted a number of operations to undermine the military came. realty of the boston bombing . to this day the un special court distil investigating the crime cases from the conflict from a conflict a total of one hundred sixty one people have been indicted for war crimes in the
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former yugoslavia since the tribunal began as we mentioned atrocities were committed by all sides party to the conflict but longer sentences have been given to serbians and montenegrins counting up the total time of those jail terms serbian authorities suggest nearly one of the half thousand years were given to its nationals that's in contrast to three hundred for croats and just fifty years for other former yugoslavia republics however the un court has never investigated nato's involvement in the war including the use of depleted uranium munitions some of the cases in court have been so lengthy that several defendants have died while on trial of the hague the editor in chief of the news website the duran dot com says the tribunal setup was flawed from the very start and major criticism of the tribunals is that it is not being impartial it was set up in the in the one nine hundred ninety s. humanely at the instigation of the western powers out at a time when the western powers were criticizing serbia and its government and the
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people the serbian people of bosnia for the war in bosnia now that is a problematic step because when the same people instigate the setting up of the tribunals after they have already identified who they think is responsible for a war it becomes very difficult to expect that tribunals to act impartially. the french president has table the new plan to combat human trafficking in libya that involves military action but emanuel macross proposal is drawing wide criticism as the previous french led intervention in libya left the country in ruins as well i guess you have explained slavery. and human trafficking of violent offenses sadly common now in libya but no need to fear president macron is here he has the solution for libya's problem send in the troops
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sit in a city zone we are proposing police military action we are not waging war but this is a country in a political transition political transition he calls it does sound better than savage civil war more politically correct nevertheless a number of african and e.u. states are ready to help fight this war or rather not really a war says macron but a military operation still round two for france in libya. today we're intervening in libya we are intervening in order to enable the libyan people to choose their own destiny it must not be deprived of its rights by violence and terror the fact that slavery is so rampant in libya is because the country's army and political order were obliterated under nato bombardment six years ago since then libya has been stuck in
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a brutal and bloody political transition as president calls it or absolute chaos and anarchy as anyone out sward call it as long as it is a failed state the problem will come back as a failed state because the regime of get off the top was not a minus for sheen operate it says that was destroyed by the french and the british together in two thousand and eleven but here's some research into how bad the problem is in various parts of the world the worst problem for modern slavery is in africa followed by asia in the pacific region and europe coming in third but interestingly enough france itself has become a key human trafficking as far as the u.s. state department. concerned it lists the country as a destination and transit point for men women and children into forced labor and sex trafficking we spoke to the vice president of the libyan presidential council and asked him about mccrone to plan for military action. we. can't be happy but no
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. we cannot accept anything. to be done with our differences to libyan libyans to be the ones who do this. with the help of support of the government. well that i way to help them. do the right investment on that country foraging libya is not the country of origin a democratic libya is a country or we as a libyan have already invested in africa and we want to see anybody talk of they were going to do this with their country of origin and to help this imagery through to stay with their loved ones would get from. the thirty two nations whole battle it out for the fee for world cup in russia next summer discovered their opponents on friday as the draw was made for the group stages in moscow here's how the aid
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groups look taking it all off on june the fifteenth will be russia and saudi arabia the capitals newly refurbished luzhniki stadium group a may well see perhaps the most anticipated tie of the round pitting rivals portugal and spain against each other russia will also welcome some debutants to the biggest sporting stage with iceland playing argentina in their first ever parents at the world cup we caught up with some of the managers taking their teams into the tournament. i think we've got a group of players that. country of eleven million to produce the sort of footballers or something to be proud of the biggest job we have to be able to see the players working hard for each other but enjoying the responsibility of been seen as one of the best generations of belgian football has ever had. we have because belgium who we know everything about them so. i think that game
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will capture everybody's imagination at home we feel an exciting thing a team that are only going to get better but we are a team some experience of those big matches. we have to give. you know we are really proud to be qualified for the world we know it will be very difficult. but we are not going to do all good just to stay on the beach and to see you again go straight to the next round. we will have to make the best decisions we can during the tournament starts with a game against portugal there's no such thing as a good or bad opponent will have to have a victory against the teams we've been drawn against the match against portugal will be a great event of russia's expecting more than half a million fans to come and support their countries next summer close to three million people applied for the tickets when the first batch went on general sale and head of the draw supporters of course have already been able to sample the
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atmosphere at some of the venues for the event earlier this year the confederations cup. but we would so much to make sure russia we thought maybe the like going to be bad we want to match it completely opposite they were still playing believe friendly russian people are so friendly friendly that's easy to me it was a beautiful guy they're friendly little we would come back from work he's going to be spending a little
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a might makes right would take. home the way a christmas market alerts in germany off the police discovered a suspicious package the details when the wiki returns after the break. global war hawks sell you on the idea that dropping bombs brings police to the chicken hawks forcing you to fight the battles they don't want. to do socks for the tell you that libby gossip the public eye fell for the most important news day. off about her husband telling me you are not cool enough to buy their products. all the hawks that we along with all our loved ones. the dissolution of the israeli state is jewish i think in my opinion for the
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citizens of this that it is a jewish state for the jewish. citizens. this is our goal as is and i like. these when it is they are talking about it but when. they are one compare with the other words. all over the christmas market in the german city of potsdam had to be evacuated on friday after a suspicious device was found police said it was packed with cables batteries and nails but that it didn't appear to be a viable explosive despite the state's interior minister said it was a successful attempt to spread fear as germany is on high alert after a number of recent terror attacks. meanwhile the pictures been making the rounds online of an islamic state militant brandishing
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a knife with the caption soon on your holidays written in english french and german in the u.k. view authorities seem to be taking the threat of a terror attack very seriously the report first of trees aren't the only thing being installed in the run up to christmas on the streets of britain you're likely to see decorations christmas markets and an extra dose of concrete new security measures being put in place at festive markets across the country and steel barriers like these around london's winter wonderland are intended to protect pedestrians from i still style truck attacks for anyone put off by all the steel and concrete this could be the. authorities in the city of whole have come up with this novel way of dressing up their antiterrorist crash barrier. london's metropolitan police have said that this year the public may see additional protective measures and security checks at festivals around the capital and it's
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not just rings of steel and concrete permanent bollards like these have become common place they prevent cars and trucks from entering pedestrians those you feel a bit more cipher see in the place knowing that they will talk of it ok so the extra security visibly makes you feel better to get there from a different way you know we just expect small security every right now is just it because that's just fortunately the way of the world. after the deadly terror attacks this year many in the u.k. are feeling vulnerable last week a security alert at london's oxford circus sheep station trickett mass panic. nine people were injured when crowds ran to escape what they believed to be gunshots after a security lockdown the incident turned out to be
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a false alarm as well as an illustration of just how nervous many a feeling this festive season. playboy see. an estimated twenty thousand people rallied to tell of eve on saturday calling on israel's leader to resign over corruption allegations. the so-called march of shame was triggered quite a controversial well if passed it would prevent police from publishing findings on to criminal investigations into prime minister benjamin netanyahu as well as making recommendations to prosecutors many demonstrators held up signs reading shame and prime minister netanyahu for his part repeatedly denied any wrongdoing but. protesters say they intend to keep up the pressure until he's forced from office. if she hears my look i think the time has come for
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a change of government to government is corrupt we're sick of the corruption. this is no medicine that we have a corrupt government that needs to be brought down as quickly as possible the prime minister and all of his columnists along with him. to defend democracy and the rule of floor to build a more equal and just society for every one. israeli prime minister is under investigation into separate corruption cases and one he's accused of receiving bribes from wealthy businessmen and the other he's suspected of reaching a deal with a newspaper in order to secure a favorable coverage. senior correspondent and columnist i mean oren from israel's haaretz newspaper told me last hour that netanyahu is trying to defend himself from the public. is important for the public to be aware of what the police having collected all the evidence and way to what day think and they think that there is no case that's fine too but it is incumbent on the police to let the prosecution and the public know what their findings are now obviously. a
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transparent move by netanyahu and his political cronies to shield him from public pressure it is probably the lowest ebb of. prime ministership because politically he has been secure in power until these criminal cases started to close around him. on saturday police arrested an iraqi gang that was elected legally smuggling around forty migrants a day to the french port of cali and on into britain last week kelly also witnessed two violent incidents involving people smugglers and migrants here's how a police officer described event the. vehicle approaching a traffic checkpoint c.r.'s police went through the bro blog he then knocked down a police officer who was trying to stop him my colleague shot at him nine people in the vehicle including one smuggler in another incident an altercation took place
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between migrants and smugglers smugglers opened fire on migrants injuring five people one seriously. of the height of the migrant crisis kalai experienced a huge influx into the so-called jungle camp it was used as a base by people hoping to travel on which into britain the camp of demolished last year. i feel.
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i see. here police officers are more than fed up i've been doing this job for twenty six years a quite long police union career i can remember times when so many colleagues came to me to say they wanted to leave the place for me it is shocking it is shocking because i do not feel them motivated anymore they take in between a rock and a hard place and ministration the legal system and citizens they do not know any more where they going they do not know any more of a deputy mayor of kalai thinks the government should provide more support in dealing with migrants and poor those who commit crimes it is unbelievable after all the problems we've met in the past it's. the government is not taking more
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action against those people. and they see is really a new reality stick it's a bit away from the city center but it could happen to the city center if somebody illegal in the country. even if he's young if an offense is done a sorry. must be sent back to his country where human rights advocate keith best thinks that removing the jungle camp in cali has only made the situation worse destroying the jungle taking away the original refugee camp which you may remember was there some years ago in song got itself to run by the red cross me those don't help they only exacerbate the situation the fact that the police were stopping many of those refugees getting to handouts of food for example that just makes the situation worse it's a very very complicated situation and that is the weekly thanks very much for
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watching this sunday what are you doing enjoy the rest of your day i'll be back in just over half an hour the next. what politicians do you should. put themselves on the line. to get accepted or rejected. so you want to be president and she. wanted. to be like. this is what. are you people. interested
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in the last. question. live. live live live live . welcome to the wonderful world of blood donations around the world giving blood is seen as a symbol of generosity one of the noblest acts in modern society but the reality is
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different altogether. if there's the perfect money making industry our willingness to pay for available therapies basically especially for a loved ones knows no bounds at the heart of this business class mom a yellow liquid rich in proteins it's the main component of blood it's more expensive than oil until expect us to. get down to did he does it process tell us a new book anybody else misquote acceptable p. dumb a shall die inch systemic keep down man i'm meant to be doing the show to push he did you pull. off a motor car could go over them in this show without much kill me so. i don't want to do and i'm sure most of us. we decided to explore a little known area within the health industry the blood trail. our investigation took us to france germany and the us they don't like arrest or interview they're
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done oh yeah it may you know why they don't want something a door right they need to stop public want to know. today carlos is donating blood despite his busy job he's a regular blood donor at the red cross center in los on carlos sees his act as a sign of commitment to the community. and achieving more than one hundred million . donations are collected each year worldwide in two thousand and fifteen. the swiss red cross registered three hundred eleven thousand donations the figure diminishes each year and they're constantly seeking new donors their message is clear giving blood saves lives. samples don't mind if new. sick it might add to. them wonder to coopt on for more sin office on fire
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