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furious exchanges at the u.n. security council over syria's province where turkey's president warns the launch military operations in a matter of time. also this hour present mccrone vows to battle islamic separatism and friends as he bids to win votes for his party and next month the local election. and the british national health service announces a policy under which patients to be homophobic or sexist can be denied non-emergency treatment our guests debate the new rules we need to be sure that we're not going to end up in the situation where people who very basic a little bit of a job be treated well and occasion can go too far i think. the line.
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you're watching are to international coming to you live from the russian capital where it's just turned 11 am a come to the program. russia and the u.s. have traded violent accusations at the u.n. security council as turkey with western backing warns it's a matter of time before it intervenes militarily in syria. it's like the end of the world breaking point babies freezing to death amid push these people are begging the world to listen to their plight and so i ask how much longer will we tolerate these headlines that will live there the recall the united nations security council meetings cold that often when militants were marching towards damascus with the full backing of some western states playing the card of suffering civilians and a longstanding truce every time your cherished terrorists come under threat candidly it is
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a marvel to me that our russian colleagues can speak of ceasefires and political solutions in this chamber with a straight face when their own 4 planes have struck hospitals and the homes of children how can i respond to your accusations of the killing of the civilian population whatever i would say you don't listen you keep talking about targeted bombings of schools hospitals and refugee camps and what hard wouldn't that find a response that's a win win technique who will try to decode it whether it's true or not. a turkish military convoy has already been filmed crossing the syrian border a large line of tanks armored vehicles and supply trucks are reportedly moving towards the outskirts of the syrian army is currently trying to drive militants out of the province are tastier correspondent breaks down the conflict. turkey is part of the cease fire agreement had 3 main responsibilities one separate the
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jihad disston the terrorists from the moderate opposition to get them to stop shooting and here to the ceasefire 3 facilitate the opening of an important highway turkey failed with number one bungled number 2 didn't even bother with the 3rd. there's only so long you can tolerate being shot at and shelled by wildcard or the dominant islamist faction they need lip the syrian military went into action it really took near enough a 3rd of a blip because they said they had no choice turkey wouldn't or couldn't hold up its end of the bargain. offerings and fail to separate militants from terrorists in the timeframe under the 2018 agreements at the same time provocations from the libs
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own shearling of the syrian armed forces civilian targets and the russian air base have continued but if you add a dog and you're watching the syrian military steamroll the rebels you armed and funded for years you'd be worried to worse watching hundreds of thousands of refugees flock to your border that has been an unfortunate side effect of the syrian operation so to stop that exodus at the one has threatened to do the one thing that could turn those hundreds of thousands into millions of refugees invade syria because humans are the. turkey has made all kinds of preparations to implement its operational plans and it will as in every operation we see we can come suddenly one night to put it more clearly operation. it is now a matter of time we will not leave little to the regime that still does not understand our country's determination in this matter and so those who encourage it
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we never intend to shoulder the burden that the developments in this region will place on our country. thousands of turkish troops hundreds of tags and artillery pieces are being pumped into it and an army diplomacy thankfully is in overdrive but so far hasn't worked the turks have rejected all compromise they've demond asaad give up everything he has retaken the u.s. backing has been is important because there was a period a few months ago a very poor relations between washington and ankara and the russians of course for terry trying to take advantage of that turkey over to their side much more is off to a nato country could serve washington i think is realize the danger of turkey's getting away from a turn off from the western alliance completely so they are now giving him backing but as i said at the beginning it's a terrible mistake for turkey to think assad is going to fall at the stage they
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should try and recognize the new realities of the situation and do what they promised to do and so much turkey and they zings syria potentially getting in a fight with russia isn't just the worst case scenario it would be a catastrophe of unimaginable proportions but tension attending a regional war global we all understand that and none of us wants to see it happen . well i'd say none of us had a very good conversation with president carter was i respect him the fact is that he's fighting on it led he doesn't want people to be killed by the thousands and hundreds of thousands quietly signing everyone's already hot tempers is the united states assuring turkey of support the modeling concessions from asaad that pretty much ensure talks will fail see we're in a strange situation with a booth closer to the end of the syrian war than we've ever been and we'll also
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closer to the worst escalation this war has ever seen. the french president has vowed to battle what he calls islamic separatism in france manual mccrone made the claims while campaigning ahead of next month's local elections are to charlotte n.c. reports from paris. it was a long awaited speech from president outlining how his presidency will rally against political islam. we can advance in a credible way to fight against a political ideology this islam is separatism which is incompatible with freedom and equality incompatible with the indivisibility of the republic and the necessary unity of the nation 1st in the firing line is foreign interference corn has vowed to end a program that allows countries such as old jewry and turkey to send moms and teachers here to provide services without supervision this scheme in place since
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the 1970 s. allows those foreigners to provide language and cultural lessons to help children maintain a link with their country of origin around some 80000 children attend these classes every year. i'm not comfortable with the idea of having women in many schools of the republic who can teach without the education system exercising the slightest control and we no longer have control over the programs they teach you cannot teach things that it clearly not compatible either with the laws of the republic or with history as we see it. instead mark on wants to have more trained on french soil there would also be an end to the hundreds of additional religious leaders who arrive in france during ramadan mosques will be funded in a transparent way we need to know where the money is coming from who uses it and why he said interesting lead this echoes a policy from his political rival marine le pen during that head to head in 2017
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per mandate said this. plus extremist mosques identified by the minister the interior and prohibit foreign fund enough places of worship and their personnel strong words coming from the president or is it ringback just a last ditch attempt to woo voters ahead of difficult local elections in just a few weeks. always trying to do to shore up his position with the right wing electorate but also with some of the left of course the question of. the secular state in france is important right across the. relationship with parties on both sides of the spectrum. is important and he needs to make this sort of statement of municipal elections neutering those voters could be a double edged sword france is home to europe's largest muslim community there are
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said to be around 6000000 here that's about 8 percent of the population and back in 2017 this community overwhelmingly voted for president he's already showing that he's moved away from those centrist ideologies that he once espoused when he outlined a tough stance on immigration another policy direct from the playbook of the pen so by grasping at ideas that some see as being from the hard right wing is he likely to lose voters from the left and from muslims but there are some areas fronts particularly some local municipalities some towns in areas where this is a concern for french voters and so what my call is doing the context of it is to try to reassure where there are law muslim communities muslim communities that the republicans still searching the values of the secular republic. the election
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whether that will succeed or not remains to be seen in the opinion polls or not don't look like there were calls for a vote next month's elections are seen as being a referendum on president c. and on his party on the move could they signal the beginning of the end of march. paris. abuse at your peril that's the warning coming from the u.k. health service which is tightening its tolerance when it comes to unruly patients doctors can already refuse non-emergency care to aggressive or violent patients but the new rules that come into effect in april are much broader now all types of harassment bullying or discrimination will be covered by include sexist racist or homophobic comments the n.h.s. says any abuse of staff has to be taken seriously. we will not tolerate the source physical or verbal against his colleagues still of all violence is all assault and
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hate crimes against in the gist of must be investigated with care compassion diligence and commitment under the new agreement police are also being handed more power to deal with crimes against medical staff according to a national health survey last year alone a quarter of all staff were subjected to at least one case of harassment as adding pressure to staff already under strain 4 out of 10 now complain of feeling unwell because of stress at work social activist lea jasper and andrea walker a columnist for the new york observer debated the issue. the n.h.s. is now saying they won't treat people who are overweight they won't treat people who smoke they won't treat people who have made certain comments they won't treat people who provide that you cannot reasonably expect these people to pay for the h.s. care that they do not receive so what you must do is also excuse these people from paying the elements of tax that would go towards the n.h.s. i think that when you look at the n.h.s.
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stuff they're overwhelming concern is to provide support to help to people in need so they do. prepared to put up with quite a lot i think where it really crosses the line is all severe verbal and physical abuse think that that is a major concern we need to we need to be sure that we're not going to end up in a situation whereby people who've maybe made a little bit of a joke on the table to be treated but on occasion it can go too far and it can cross the line and not lie is quite broad i think but there are there are piece of terminology particularly around. on sexuality that we deemed acceptable say 203040 years ago which is now considered all the excitable and i think it's extremely important particularly with older people who might be on the web site. it's a the they are fairly treated you never hear people complaining about being called
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colored and stuff like does particularly from the elderly and again cast out for perfectly sensible enough to say ok did oh worry about it they'll ignore that stuff it's not the stuff that is the cause of the majority stress in the pews i mean what's incredibly frustrating about this is that we live in a system in this country where you can drink 10 pints of lager you know yourself in some form of misadventure shouts abuse and has staff be treated you know i would like to see a situation where the cost of the treatment is challenged but potentially an equally i think if people are turned away then i think that they should be able to make their own private provision. ukraine band film starring ukraine's president i'll tell you why after of a short break. what
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politicians do something. they put themselves on the line and they get accepted or rejected. so when you want to be president. or somehow want to. have to go right to be press as a white woman for 3 of them or can't be good. i'm interested always in the waters in that. question. we're still in an era of resource colonialism again this is a big risk and the one big thing that could really inhibit the kind of electric vehicle revolution that a lot of us want to see is if we can't resource the battery components in a sustainable ethical way then it's not going to be a successful revolution. in
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the troubled 19 seventies a group of kilo's rampage street thugs of northern ireland that was coordinated loyalists attacks particularly population of tens of thousands were forced to flee their homes and what was striking to put these attacks was that the are you see the police actually took part in the attacks so instead of preventing them they were active participants in the burning of the streets in belfast i think more than a 100 innocent civilians when the as the review can seniors i mean found out more i was surprised about the extent and of the currents which the collusion was involved in some of those cases the killers would lead to be named to then and we're getting i think it went to the very very top i think it is for all the water where all the taste since you thought it was going on and give
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the go ahead. the world is driven by dreamers shaped by one person or those. who dares thinks. we dare to ask. for.
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welcome back here of has outlawed a movie featuring its president vladimir as one scale all because a female costar and it up on ukraine's black list. 'd 'd the picture last ok 'd 'd 'd. and also a court has ruled against a norwegian concrete firm seeking damages from its government for a botched attempt to recruit its workers in russia as spies if national has the
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data. it drains like an unlikely story of a government with quite literally a concrete plan for spying now we joined an intelligence they used one of the country's successful companies to snoop on russia but when caught red handed the company has been left empty handed with its hugely lucrative contract ripped in pieces.
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early on but don't blame the now we just saw a taste for that and filed a case against them but lost now is preparing to appeal we're entering a twill affect the country's business and its relations with russia it will for sure have great impact on other norwegian companies plan and activities in russia norway has a very hostile attitude towards its business in russia. it is unclear whether the alleged attempts by the we just intelligence services were successful or not but the company had been the only one to get the hard to win contracts with russia that surprised many people from both tongue tough guys when i was minister of foreign affairs we were in contact with them he struck me then that there was actually no one who succeeded in russia except for one they did not come from the russian neighboring region nor did they have any of the natural conditions for success in the more months but they got it it seems that the battle is not yet over not until the courts final decision is set in concrete. authorities have accused
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2 of america's top universities harvard and yale failing to report millions of dollars of funding from states like russia or china or any brand despite the scrutiny of the massachusetts institute of technology has extended its partnership with the russian research institutes caltech that cooperation has raised u.s. concerns ever since it was launched the department is concerned your reporting may not fully capture all gifts contracts and all restricted and conditional gifts or contracts from or with all foreign sources to the massachusetts institute of technology such as the skolkovo institute of science and technology u.s. laws state colleges must report foreign donations if the institution is not american on or if the gift exceeds a quarter of a $1000000.00 or just far less than the multi-million dollar contract with the caltech when we started in 2011 russia was an ally we had the sort of religious
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service between school turk and then way t. that there would be between any 2 universities we exchange some scholars some professors go in and give lectures we attracted $140.00 or $150.00 professors from around the world mit has an international policy. the school to a collaboration began in 2011 where student exchanges and polled research more than a 100 projects have already been completed we heard from the president of caltech. transparent. universities called. the transparent absolutely. we are completely international i'd like to emphasize that mit does not only international didn't last 4 years we published course. paper. one falls them into the nation will universities so we have broad net or broad network or for. their own do all
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i think there is been somewhat of a. mixture of politics. that that some sense cause more challenges than what they should because most of these relationships are driven more by common interest and common knowledge transfer not by tight some type of espionage of some type of stealing of ideas the challenges the world faces are driven by global people working together collectively decide solve called and problems and this really is a science and engineering is above the poor little politics of any one nation or several groups of nations many of the world's problems could be solved much more quickly if politics were were outside of and not mixed with the scientific aspirations of many countries. lastly we bring you some world news in brief 9 people have been killed in 2 drive by shootings and western germany shots were
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fired from a car at 2 bars and a police manhunt found the suspect dead at home with another dead body nearby a motive for the attacks is not yet known. riot police have fired tear gas and water cannon as a rally in the colombian capital turned violent students and teachers were protesting a lack of funding staff shortages and rundown facilities. and thousands have taken to the streets of the catalonian for the terror goanna after a petrochemicals plant blast killed several people union workers also called a 24 hour sector wide strike demanding safer working conditions and emergency procedures. all of those stories have been quite inched your thirst for news head on over to our web site r t dot com for articles and interviews thanks for tuning in.
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the nobility of our facial aura the kind of good intentions of architecture that were in crescent and maybe even 40 years ago therefore have simply evaporated to the north of the compressor of the 5. i can't show you my face but i'm going to teach you must story in 9093 this man was sentenced to death. they could charged with capital murder even though he didn't have the gun didn't pull the trigger didn't intend to kill anybody imagine living in your bathroom for that week with his tender for 23 years. confined within 4 gray walls fights using hot turn all to help him to leave death row. in the
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troubled 19 seventies a group of killers rampage through parts of northern ireland that was coordinated loyalists attacks protect the only catholic population in belfast tens of thousands were forced to flee their homes and what was striking to put these attacks was that the are you see the police actually took part in the attacks so instead of preventing it they were active participants in the burning of full streets in belfast at the plague more than a 100 innocent civilians were murdered as the review can seniors and we found out more i was surprised about the extent and its occurrence which the pollution was involved in some of those cases the killers would later be named the clinic we're getting i think it went to the very very top i think if the phones for all the water. where all the patients you walk to school you know.
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to go ahead. this is the one business show you can't afford and that i'm christiane and i'm going to board washington coming up to federal reserve on wednesday release their minutes of their january meeting but what path has the central bank decided to take we'll break down the fed's moves and how it's closed choosing to react to global instability what wall way has lost the case in court relating to the purchases of its products but how will the embattled telecom giant bear going forward will analyze the future of cross the globe. in the. german europe. and later the u.s.
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has sanctioned russian oil giant ross now as the nation has ramped up its effort against venezuela well do a deep dive into the penalties and what it means for the petro sector. today so let's go and dive right in. the federal open market committee released edited minutes from his january meeting during which policymakers voted to keep interest rates unchanged between 1.51 and 3 quarters percent drone policy now says that the u.s. economy remains in quote a very good place after 3 rate cuts last year to keep the expansion running 2 of the most dangerous threats to the global group growth had been removed as china and the us signed phase one of the bridge that uncertainty has lifted but now the new threat will be the effects of the car on a virus and how long that will last traders and investors now want more details on the fed's plans to wrap up its balance sheet expansion specifically how and when. that will happen without speaking the markets so to help us answer that we welcome
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author of fed up and former fed insider danielle. so danielle this is the really the big question of the day right now beyond the balance sheet everything else expects and is expected to be quite unremarkable so how and when will the fed taper treasury bill purchases because if they suddenly the liquidity just isn't there anymore that really would split the market and bring us right back to square one it really does and the fed has backed itself into a corner with the moves that it's made i hear that the willingness and i hear the desire on the part of policymakers to rein this in but i don't think that the market's going to allow it just because every single day pushes the fed further out on the spectrum and the fed is saying april the minutes reiterated april we will have to see you know if we get through tax season and the fed is truly able to unplugged this because to me it's a monster of their own making. we want to move to the outlook for inflation and
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employment here right now inflation is steady on the low side with personal consumption rising just 1.6 percent in 2019 despite the jobless rate ending the year at a 50 year low now does the fed intend to return inflation back to 2 percent. well i certainly think that they think that they can but again the inflation metric that the fed utilizes imputes health care costs which is really going through the roof for the average working family it imputes health care costs using medicare and medicaid reimbursement rates so it artificially depresses this number to $1.00 that you're reading about in the minutes but if you look at the core c.p.i. the core consumer price index which strips out food and energy it has been running at or above 2 percent which is the fed's target for 23 straight months now so i think that there needs to be some soul searching at the.

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