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merry go round. one. we can all middle of the room see. the real news real. u.k. police arrested eighteen year old in connection with friday's bomb blast from the london underground islamic state claims it was behind me attack that left some people injured paul said to come. in a show of defiance against the spanish government catalan officials throw their weight behind the region's upcoming independence referendum large crowds also turned out in support of catalonia secession. and talks in kazakhstan on the syrian crisis shield a crucial agreement for deescalation zones in the war torn country it does include
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province which is mainly held by forces opposed to the government. but i welcome come to life from moscow you're watching r.t. international. now british police have raided apartments in the southwest of the capital in connection with a terror attack on the london underground on friday properties in the town of some have been evacuated and cordons put in place it comes just hours after the arrest of an eighteen year old man who suspected of planting the bucket bomb involved in the incident islamic state claimed responsibility for what has become the fifth terror attack in the u.k. this year well it around eight twenty in the morning on friday an improvised explosive device went off inside a train pulling into parsons green station it left thirty people injured including children and many suffered burns witnesses describe seeing
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a fireball ripping through the carriage. well the city's mayor previously said that londoners have to learn to live with the threat of terrorism his words came about a year ago followed by a deadly wave of violence. you won't succeed but you want to fight us we will be caught by terrorists. you will see over the next few days i mean crease number of. across london. the attempts to. make countless acts of kindness that brought people closer together. and. they continue to
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be visible patrols around manchester which include the deployment of offices. will see an increased police presence today and over the course of the next few days no reason to be a long road but. the. londoners will see an increased number of visible police officers. british prime minister theresa may has now raised the terror threat to its highest level critical with more on how locals have reacted and what is the mood like there following this spate of attacks in twenty seventeen his and see.
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yet another terrorism related incident in the u.k. a twenty seventeen pandemic of terror with this now the fifth and every attack demands more security measures and public vigilance now the. following the van attack on westminster bridge they put up concrete barriers to prevent a similar salt earlier this month london's metropolitan police came up with another measure to stop the vehicles targeting large crowds steel spikes road mats to be rolled out a big events but just days after the announcement london was hit by different kind of attack. the weapon this time was concealed in a simple plastic bag and bucket and left on the tube during rush hour cordoned off behind me is the area where the fifth terror related incident to shake the u.k. in recent months took place early friday morning in a train topped with commuters were a homemade device partially detonated commuters described the scene as
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a stampede with people running for their lives to men were shouting brad run so we all piled off the train and just ran for our lives we were literally running for our lives and i saw for a second i'm about to die a bomb is about to go off if you jump over the old boy like the other trees asian we all jump and go into the steve jumping into of. it you understand another terror attack has slipped by the authorities but the location this time has left many shocked and questioning where they go from here to the three feet from us and scream if you don't think so but it's a show. it's not sure it's flying that anybody. can do anything like that we're not taking this that way like let's take let's walk it's kind of scary as authorities investigate this latest incident to see what should and could have been done the attackers seem to be one step ahead creating a new unnerving and unpredictable norm and
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a party london. elsewhere and police brutality protests in the u.s. city of st louis have turned violent overnight thirty two people were arrested and ten offices were injured. but. you never know what. demonstrates his rule so you see him throwing rocks and vandalizing the mayor's home rest began after a former policeman was found not guilty of murdering a black man back in twenty eleven socialism around one thousand protesters built an intersection in the city's downtown area and gathered in front of the local police department to guess at the spread we're used to trying disperse the movie or. see
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america's banks has been following the demonstrations. or has have erupted and the city of st louis and the national guard is on thursday and by following the acquittal of former police officer jason stokely thirty six year old stokely was charged with first degree murder in the case of twenty four year old anthony lamar smith shortly after the verdict was passed down several hundred protesters reportedly blocked a highway ramp and popular intersection near the courthouse as they march through the city local news reports police deployed pepper spray against several protesters and the early afternoon this verdict was handed down even despite calls for the officers conviction from the ethical society of police according to the probable cause statement used in the case shortly before the answer then stokely approached smith's a window firing a five times into the vehicle hitting smith with each shot and killing him
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additionally prosecutors say a firearm was found in smith's car but it was later determined to only have the officers d.n.a. on it now some activists in st louis they pledged quote amounted to rupture and it still. really was a quit going that the outcome would look a lot like ferguson the potential for on the right have the grip the thing with reagan ever since ferguson author of daring life and shot and killed unarmed eighteen year old woman michael brown back in twenty four. syrian city of the resource slowly returning to normal after being largely liberated from islamic state this is the latest video able to perceive from. the rebuilding process as you can see it's now started the few remaining schools not destroyed in the battle have reopened their doors to students since isis siege was broken on the fifth of september humanitarian convoys have managed to deliver much needed aid government
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forces with the backing of russia's air force and now battling to quell the remaining pockets of terrorists around the city well with syria making gains on the ground against are still positive steps are also made of peace talks being held in the stand capital stana the parties there have now agreed on the final boundaries of four deescalation zones across syria. is in the country. it talks an astronaut now over and every school to me is that the sides involved the syrian government as well as the rebels and the three sponsor countries that is russia iran and turkey have agreed on the establishment flexion zones in syria where the fighting is fiercest between rebels and the syrian government three countries that have agreed to guarantee the de confliction zones that is russia again turkey and iran will have monitors on the ground watching for any cease fire violations and
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taking action and as necessary move these d. completions zones will be set up in. aleppo here in the taqiyya in that eye in the south of syria as well as in homs province these a areas again where the clashes between the syrian government and the rebels fiercest and where civilians have borne the brunt of all this suffering that they have had to have to endure the u.n. envoy to syria stefan de mistura as well as the russian ambassador who is just optimism again and they said that if these swoops that this will be a big relief for the people of syria perhaps there will in geneva we will be continued talking and not only talking about taking action on the human it enough victim which is a natural consequence of a difficult more difficult issue the more humanitarian access. we consider the establishment of the deescalation zones to be a major milestone it has served as the light at the end of the tunnel for the
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syrian people and made them feel more secure if it gives hope for progress in the near future it's worth mentioning that these decon de confliction zooms on to a new idea they have been implemented by russia and the united states and by and large they have worked nevertheless it's important to bear in mind that there are sides. action up front here in aleppo we need who will try to spoil and try to ruin the. dictionary is to cease fires as they have in the past so it will be important to watch for that. reporting their world we can now talk about this further too because we're joined by syria writer had that thanks very much for coming on to r.t. this evening this is being hailed as a major breakthrough isn't it but we shouldn't lose sight of the fact that these deescalation zones are in areas where there is fierce fighting i mean what are the chances of this plan succeeding. i believe.
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we need we need to look at the ground. especially in. a day to day. and in the area. of us while. we were. in five teams happening between. shifts. try to change its name many from out of north. korea. we believe. once the national decision is made. these these small in the pockets or these two groups no matter how. dangerous they are they can be contained once the decision is made which was proven. from. syrian national me against isis or any. groups in syria.
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why have people been able to reach an agreement. in particular when previously everybody had said they wanted peace but it's taken a long time hasn't it to reach this point what has changed. that is that is actually a change in the move. in the area and each has its own. opinion about it or he was stunned of. a clause that was stable since the beginning of the war on syria that states for the. russian law and a lot of. work folks always asking for that international and most will be implemented and for the pragmatic solution. for the war in syria. turkey changed its position on mr o'donnell may be
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a doctor and believe. in syria i say maybe because they stood reminding us from part of time of oh. maybe the autumn or windy which drains the land the sovereign lands of syria iraq and other place of torment and. occupying so close to us nobody wants. to go in for military or. revenge for the other groups for. the so-called syrian rebels if all this more that has changed. hopefully it will keep on. going to be finding peace in syria on the international law before one g. think that could happen i know it's no big question but seeing the bright three now that we're hearing these deescalation is coming into effect do you sense that we're
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close to an end to the war in syria. it will only come to an end if the parties involved in this agreement. on it. as i remember from that of many examples of the commitment that the syrians. sold russian bought the house sold the lives of theater. for the turkish side to show seriousness and commitment and honesty in implementing this argument as well as to come out the. american opposite of what we're trying to do it's a quote from the world to love this peace be upon this or see it in. the sixty's or. we have to wait and see their
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example of the not so in cartagena but hope for the world. with the study in us of to see if you are russian. position that will lead to a little peace. let's hope so you would have to leave a day really appreciate your thoughts tonight that was syria right after her dad coming to us there from damascus thank you. and we've also been reporting on these two children russian children who were rescued from eisel territories in neighboring iraq they have just been reunited with their families after an r.t. campaign called bring them home help to trace their relatives. thank you very much. i. met. you. and would recognize the moment the doctor say
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he's all right we need some psychological treatment he won't get. sick this painful at first then we felt we knew that we found him listed as we still here there are no words to describe it it was so hard thank god that we found him and you brought him back to us. well atlanta the two there were initially taken to a baghdad orphanage after they were rescued from territory previously held by i still in the city of mosul both were injured and too traumatized to talk about their experiences thought out plan though lost his mother and brothers in the conflict. the two youngsters finally did return home know after their relatives or
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are play however this is just a drop in the ocean as you might imagine with many more children still stuck in iraq although our campaign to help does continue. her. father does for those that don't. know who i love the little. he was the last international still to come for me this hour we've got the un's reaction and rallying call to put pressure on north korea that's coming up.
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hawks that we along with all those watching. welcome back now there has been more condemnation from the u.n. security council over north korea's latest missile test as an emergency closed door session members called on each other to fully implement sanctions against pyongyang the meeting came after north korea fired a ballistic missile over japan on friday photos of the launch of since being released and with no new approach to the crisis agree this is how russia's u.n. ambassador described what is happening we were discussing for a while that we're really in a vicious circle where. a resolution a provocation a pro occasionally resolution with another provocation. and we were contemplating
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many people raised an issue that we have to think we are out of the books. so at the moment then it does seem the current sanctions and military drills are failing to bring about a positive breakthrough on the peninsula. this is the most stringent set of sanctions on any country in a generation. these sanctions will cut deep. meaning today's resolution builds on what we're already the deepest cutting sanctions ever leveled against north korea those sanctions are nothing compared to what ultimately will have to happen.
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three children have died after a fire ripped through a summer camp in ukrainian city of odessa it broke out in the dormitory. one hundred fifty young people were at the camp at the time i'm forty two were in the building where the blaze took hold according to an initial investigation the fire was caused by an electrical fault there were some eyewitness accounts of what happened.
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but. i know in a clear show of defiance against spanish through hundreds of catalan officials are meeting to show their support for the upcoming independent referendum large crowds of all gather that side the city council building in barcelona to voice their commitment to the calls catalonian president praised the will of the people i can not do not underestimate the strength of the people of catalonia it's been the central government may have many laws many bullets in it but there's one thing that they don't really don't have you know they don't have the people of catalonia. like you. was
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was one hundred strongly opposes the independence portion is investigating over seven hundred cattle and mayors who pledged their support for the campaign last week which it is doing all it can to discover the referendum which is set to take place on october the first spanish authorities have told catalan media outlets to stop publishing content an ad for its backing independence while police have raided a printing house the country's prime minister has praised the drive to stop the breakaway. very carefully it is necessary to congratulate in particular the civil guard so they will have seized more than one hundred thousand cattle on government propaganda posters and last week the spanish constitutional court suspended legislation passed in the capital and parliament which allowed the vote to take place and on friday barcelona the region's capital was given forty eight hours to sign an agreement guaranteeing that public money will not be spent on the referendum if it is madrid is threatening to seize control over part of catalonia
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its budget not a single euro of the catalans will be directed toward a legal referendum that is wanted by a few. however perhaps there is more than a few because as many as fifty percent of cash lands are in favor of independence according to the latest polls one man we spoke to says madrid's treatment of catalonia shows democracy isn't in good shape in sparing. the umask i think it's very sad it's more than just indignation to see the democratic generation of the spanish state and this feels bad this is what we regret most of all but that's all we are calm we have a lot of work to do in the municipalities and we'll continue working for the people that's what is important for us the majority of the members of the parliament of the catalonian parliament are in favor of the wind up and learns eighty percent of the cattle and six and shape is in favor of their referendum of several
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terminations to ask catalans if they want or not but the referendum by without despondence a state because that's what we don't do it unilaterally because we want to hide anything. they keep offering the spanish to state. negotiate and to be to participate in these democratic exercise but it's up to them. so that brings you up to date the save me i'm back with more news in just a half an hour don't forget that you can keep across all these stories plus of the . media. desperate for a single purpose. they have a super. star training very young.
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imagine a town say we're going underground as nato nations provoke russia with u.s. led war games across ukraine coming up in the show as trump provokes nuclear holocaust with north korea by denying pyongyang a peace treaty the d.p. r. k. advocate warns the world of the annihilation of both guam and okinawa u.s. bases and thirty five years of the day the u.k. u.s. backed israeli defense force it's a massacre of up to three thousand palestinians and lebanese refugees we speak to the tony award winning director of all is low about the forging of peace was like what you had for breakfast but i think you want to stick clear of it advice on breakfast at this week's u.k. pm queues all the simple coming up in today's going underground but first which is more danger.


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