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north korea says washington is begging for nuclear war just days after pyongyang tested its most powerful missile today. and in the stories that shaped the week here in r.t. suicide at the hague is a former bosnian croat general follows the fall of poison after his twenty year sentence for war crimes is up. the french president calls for military action against human traffickers in libya a country left in ruins of twenty eleven watching a weekly here our look back at the last seven days and also and later north korea says the u.s. is begging for nuclear war the statement comes just days after pyongyang launched a new ballistic missile which it says is capable of reaching anywhere on the u.s. mainland that caused quite a reaction from washington and also
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a counterproposal from russia. a little rocket man rocket fuel for the american because. he is a sick puppy the dictator of north korea made a choice yesterday that brings the world closer to war not farther from it and if four comes make no mistake the north korean regime will be utterly destroyed. the americans should start with explaining their intentions to sleep it was really looking for an excuse to destroy as the u.s. envoy to the u.n. said at a security council meeting let them spell it out clearly and let the u.s. leadership confirm it then we will decide how to react well right after the launch south korea did today own missile exercise. i it took place close to the border with the north just now explains time north
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korea's missile capability has grown in recent months early wednesday in 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 did any previous state take a research and development effort on their part are you building to look out for the threats. everywhere in the world basically something likely to increase now
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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 pause 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 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. checking the reporting there now while north korea is attracting global
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condemnation some believe that washington is making matters worse to his greggory a leak from the advisory board of the korea policy institute the united states are truly concerned about north korea's nuclear program it would again dialogue that the only way to resolve the problem and north korea said many many times if you are not willing to give up a nuclear program unless the united states roughly after all policy 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 deterrent protect themselves so has the opposite of. a former bosnian croat general who fought in the bosnian war he nearly nine hundred ninety s. committed suicide during a un court session at the hague on wednesday we are going to show you a video of exactly what has happened so please be aware it does contain distressing
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images for all of your. still police don't. i mention a. little local. has taken poison. his trial was part of the war crimes tribunals the incident took place right after the former bosnian croat ministry commander lost his a pale slow but i'm proud yak was convicted for. the yugoslav was the bloodiest conflicts in european history since the second world war tensions between a complex mix of nationalities forming the state of yugoslavia erupted into a bit of. the communist revolutionary in
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statesman tito who established the federal republic of yugoslavia managed to suppress nationalism but after his death in the one nine hundred eighty s. relations among the republics quickly deteriorated with each of them seeking their own independence is soon turned ugly on all sides the not resulted in their commander ratko mandates being jailed for life by the un special court in november twenty seventh. but atrocities happened on old sites in one thousand nine hundred three sixty nine so been civilians were killed by bosnia and herzegovina army forces in the scale on a massacre but an orthodox church in the cemetery burned to the ground. over all despite much evidence of war crimes conducted similar taney asleep by different forces the center of all the crimes including genocide. tonight they took goes into action again. and eventual nato air campaign conducted
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a number of operations to undermine the military capability of the boss and army. to this day the un special court is still investigating war crime cases from the conflict. a total of one hundred sixty one people have been indicted for war crimes in the former yugoslavia since the tribunals began atrocities were committed by all sides party to the conflict but longer sentences have been given to serbians and also montenegrins counting up the total time of those jail terms serbian authorities to suggest that nearly fifteen hundred years were given to its nationals and that is in contrast to three hundred for croats and just fifty years for the former yugoslavia and 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 have been so levy in fact that several defendants have died while on trial at the hague the editor in chief of the news website the durand dot com says
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the tribunals set up though it was flawed from the very start. the major criticism of the tribunals is that it is not being impartial it was set up in the in in the one nine hundred ninety s. humanely at the instigation of the western powers out a time when the western powers were criticizing serbia and its government and the people the serbian people of bosnia for the war in bosnia now that is a problematic step to 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. now also this week the french president tabled
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a new plan to combat human trafficking in libya that involves military action in a manner matt crunch proposal is drawing a lot of criticism as the previous french led intervention in libya left the country in ruins a smear against expects. 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 sitting in cities 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
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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 a brutal and bloody then calls it or absolute chaos and anarchy as any one out call it as long as it is a failed state the problem will come back as a failed state because the regime of our feet up was not a mass regime nobody says that was destroyed by the french and british together in two thousand and eleven. well here is modern slavery has spread around the world
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africa it comes out on top there the worst at seven point six people per thousand it is followed by asia and the pacific region and then central asia and europe an interesting lead out france itself has become a key human. two according to a report by the u.s. state department it does list the country as a destination and transit point for men women and children subjected to forced labor and or safe sex trafficking but we spoke to the vice president of the libyan presidential council and asked him about my plan for military action. we are going to be up but no. we cannot accept anything. to be done with our coverage of the libyan libyans who would be the ones who do this. with the help of a lot of the money. well the right way to help them. to
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write them grisman on that country of origin libya is not the country of origin of chemical libya is a country or run we as a libyan have already impressed on africa and we want to see anybody talk of it we're going to first with the country of origin and to help this immigrant through to stay with their loved ones with their families. now the thirty nations he will battle it out for the fee for world cup in russia next summer discovered their opponents on friday is the draw was made for the group stages of the competition here is how the group's eight groups look kicking it off on june fifteenth will be russia and saudi arabia on the left there are the capitals newly refurbished luzhniki stadium group three next to them meanwhile says perhaps the most anticipated time of the round putting rivals portugal and spain against one another that in sochi russia will also welcome the smallest country ever to qualify for the
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world cup iceland they'll be playing argentina we did catch up with some of the managers taking the teams to the tournament. think we've got a group of players that. contrie over eleven million to produce these sort of footballers are 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 caused belgium we know everything about them so. i think that game 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
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it will be very difficult. but we are not going to do all good just to stay on the beaten too so you can go straight to the next round. we'll have to make the best decisions we can during the tournament starting with the 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 russia is expecting more than half a million fans to come and support their countries next summer close to three million people in fact did apply for the tickets when the first batch went on general sale ahead of the draw supporters did get a chance to sample the atmosphere at some of the world cup their knees early this year at the confederations cup.
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we would so much we make sure russia we thought maybe the like going to be bad we want to match it completely opposite they were still playing really friendly russian people are so friendly friendly that's to be beating me was there you know for a guy there and we were coming back from work. to be in a way or make friends would. you watch the weekend here or not so yes still to come for you this hour german christmas market has been hit by a bomb scare we'll have a look at the details of the stories after the break.
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you are not cool enough to buy their products little. things all the hawks that we and all of our lives we. with the weekly now a christmas market in the german city of port stan was evacuated on friday after a suspicious device was found police said it was packed with cables batteries but that it did not appear to be a viable explosive the spider the brand the brandenburg state interior minister said it was a successful attempt to spread fear as germany is on a high alert after a number of recent terror attacks meanwhile in a europe wide threat of picture has been making the rounds online of an islamic state militant brandishing a knife with the caption soon on your holidays written in english french and also
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german and in the u.k. the threat is being taken very seriously as reports festive 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 are 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 ice still style truck attacks for anyone put off by all the steel and concrete this could be the answer or thirty's in the city of whole have come up with this novel way of dressing up their anti terror crash barriers london's metropolitan police have said that this year the public may see additional protective measures and security checks at festival vents around the capital and
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it's 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 sight for see in the police now in. they want top of it ok so the extra security visibly makes you feel better to get there from a different way you know we just expect more security everywhere now it's just 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. i. nine people were injured when crowds ran to escape what they believed to curate turned out to be a false alarm as well as an illustration of just how nervous. see
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london. now an estimated twenty thousand people rallied in tel aviv on saturday calling on israel's leader to resign over corruption allegations. the so-called should showing here was triggered by a controversial draft law 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 on crime minister netanyahu has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing claiming the bill is a political weapon against the legal government the protesters do say they intend to keep up the pressure until he is forced from office during the courtship studios
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model i think the time has come for a change of government the government is corrupt we're sick of the corruption. it's in the ocean that we have a corrupt government that needs to be brought down as quickly as possible the prime minister nor his columnist along with him in the. to defend democracy and the rule for to build a more equal and just society for rule one israeli prime minister is under investigation into separate corruption cases in one he's accused of receiving bribes from wealthy businessmen and in the other is suspected of reaching a deal with a newspaper in order to secure favorable coverage for we've got some opinion on this from a senior correspondent at israel's habits newspaper and also a political science professor at the open university of israel. i don't think that the prime minister initiated this piece of legislation which was put recently on the table not only national meow that. is more about the outcome of the police
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investigation. but certainly there is this in laws circles in is that the upper echelons are in fact that with the corruption legislation is just i would say one. very critical of course issue to be debated but it is seen by by most of the protesters just as the tip of the iceberg not as the issue. as a whole is important for the public to be aware of what the police having collected all the evidence and where you what they 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 transparent move by. his political cronies to field him from public pressure it is probably
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the lowest of. prime ministership because politically he has been secure in power until you criminal cases started to close around him. ok let's bring you some breaking news because a man has been detained near an entrance to moscow's domodedovo airport according to eyewitnesses he was pinned down to the floor by security guards who covered him with bullet proof vests a security cordon has been set up and part of the terminal is under lockdown and according to some reports the man claimed to be carrying a bomb but that has not been confirmed dead ever was you might remember hit by a major suicide bombing back in twenty eleven that claimed thirty seven lives we'll have more on this ongoing security alert at domodedovo at the top of the next hour .
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