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ah ah ah, and so as to shake the way karen, i say we march 20 years since the us and its allies invaded afghanistan, toppling the taliban regime. and i are in the wake. if the american pull out many questions are still being asked with violence, they're still on the rights also become ramp and gas prices scaled down in europe. after russia pledges to be supplies to move though hasn't stopped us politicians from blatant moscow for the crisis. and the austrian chancellor, sebastian curse, quit submit allegations of embezzlement and bribery. ah,
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hello, welcome, the latest developments and look back and what's been happening over the last 7 days. you're watching the weekly hear a naughty international start with some at breaking east to the sad because a, a light aircraft with 22 people on port is crashed in the republic of tartar stan in central russia. he came down near the city of mens zalinski, which is around a 1000 kilometers east of moscow. the fate of the passengers who are members of a local parachute club is still unknown, although there are unconfirmed reports of death. said that's a new story just now this weekly march 20 years since the u. s. and his allies invaded afghanistan, toppling the taliban regime. and now the way cathy, western polite, many questions are still being asked. not least why the taliban offer to hand over som, had been arden was rejected by the bush administration that led to 2 decades of 4
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countless lives lost. and at the end of it all the militants back in charge. morton cast he ever port now from couple on what was really achieved the afghan war. and it's just shy of it's it's 20th anniversary, the the war a vengeance that was launched by the united states as revenge for 911 and quickly morphed into something else. one of the most protracted conflicts in modern history, an exercise in a nation building before losing all lame and tylenol towards the end. neither the united states nor any of its allies still knew what it is that they hoped to achieve. here the end result is, is that it was unanimously considered an abject failure. but taliban is, is back in control. and more absolutely than it was before the united states invaded afghanistan. and the question that we're hearing now in the halls of
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congress, in parliament, in europe, and the press and he, there on television, internationally is he is who the we lame. we need to consider some uncomfortable truth that we did not fully comprehend. the depth of corruption and poor leadership and nursing arrange that we do not grass a damaging effect of frequent and unexplained rotations by president ghani of his commanders. and that we fail to fully grasp why there was only so much for which and for home, many of the afghan forces would fight. this has been a 10 year, multi administration drawdown. not a 19 month or 19 day neo, these scandal is nowhere near over the americans calling it been ghazi on steroids, the republicans as well as ordinary americans that she the end of the war is humiliating for america. they want someone held responsible, the biden,
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the mish administration, as well as the pentagon. so far they have done their best to absolve themselves of all accountability for what many americans again see as the catastrophe. they argue that the fault is with many american administrations that, that preceded them. and that is ignoring the tremendous financial cost of the war. some that could have made the lives of americans and many of their allies at the taxpayers so much better and so much easier. ah ah ah ah ah
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ah, you're the wealthiest country in the history of the world, and yet we have the highest child poverty rates of almost any country on earth. from the perspective of a civilian, there is scott evidence here on the ground in afghanistan of any of that money other making its way here aside from half finished clinics in and broken roots testament to record breaking levels of corruption that, that so brilliant siphoned off into the bank accounts of corrupt officials into the pockets of private contractors, though the evidence of these billions being here is in the hands of the taliban. the guns that they wield, stamped with made in america,
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the vehicles military vehicles left behind, industrial quantities, the town about her of course jubilee. they have dismantled everything that the united states built here with human rights, the tolerance, the democratic institutions and the matter of weeks. and they are jubilant. they have after 20 years of, and so wretched and rebellion believe they want. ah, ah, i virtually any measure this war was a failure and some respects it even made things worse. from a humanitarian perspective or a 3rd of afghans near an offer on the verge of starvation, with no hope inside the drugs manufactured and export to that of, of gustavo,
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kill countless youth. worldwide. from a geopolitical perspective, the taliban considered an international pariah. since its inception is now having to be negotiated with it, i counted with even a, the un mom from a security perspective. yes, al qaeda in afghanistan may have been degraded but, but something worse has taken its place. and that is isis which has bound to the challenge to afghanistan, dominance by the taliban, or a gaseous air and cabal, well horse or this weekend, afghanistan, scores of people were killed, an explosion, and a sheer mosque in the country's northern, the city of conduce the blast happened during friday prayers and over a 100 people reported has been injured. and isis k suicide bomber was behind the attack. this latest incident was the terrorist group, 2nd assault, saying on
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a mosque in a matter of days, they are sunni extremist and have a long history of targeting shia muslims in afghanistan, when a local journalist visited the site of the blast and sent us this report. so risky explosion was so powerful, according to some officials, the new taliban government had warned a tax like this one were possible. earlier taliban security personnel visited this place and they gave the opinion that it might be a suicide blast. after examining some evidence, we've seen such a blast in the past hitting mosques and killing worshippers. systemic faith, we're targeting, she on era. there were targeting, she are in syria. they were targeting, she are everywhere in the middle east. so i wouldn't be surprised that this, this is the, as i said, you know, this is actually the work of them expired because they're considered she are out there, etc. is there another good believer over there?
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so this is, this is the executors. but i mean, the major aim is to these fabulous afghanistan to actually be stabilized the taliban rule and up there. is that so this is mrs. the beginning, and i wouldn't be surprised actually, more of the big li at that slide miss will take place. and there are few weeks a month sir, ahead me while senior representatives from the us and the taliban have met this weekend in kat hours, capital of doha. these are the 1st such talk since the us pull out from afghanistan . officials from both sides said that the ongoing negotiations are centered on the evacuation of foreign citizens and afghans from the country and counter extremism. but the taliban have rejected joint operations with the u. s. to suppress sizes k in afghanistan. and while the u. s. has made it clear to the talked don't signal the recognition of the taliban, and to war act of his brian becca says they clearly did. the afghanistan government
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is insisting is that the united states not have the right or not to believe that it has the right to continually intervene into the air space. or territory of afghanistan talks between the taliban lead government in afghanistan and the united states. and other talks with the e, u. r, constitutes a kind of defacto recognition that the taliban in fact are the government, the both the european countries and the united states have to make a choice. if they refuse to recognize the taliban government officially, if they continue to hold the seized assets of the afghan government, making it impossible for that government to meet basic needs of the people in afghanistan. i think it's very likely that the afghan government will seek to find new partners the united states does not legally have the right to take control of or sees the assets of afghanistan. simply because the u. s. occupied the country
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for 20 years and uses wake, poorly gas prices in europe have been reduced to more of a sim, a half to vladimir payton said that russia is ready to stabilize the market, addressing the continents. and he crisis on wednesday, the president added say that the that moscow would continue in its commitment to ukraine in regard to gas transit. as long as she does, she has prom believes that it would be more profitable for it to pay a fine to ukraine. and increase the gas volume pumping through the new systems. but there's no need for that. there's more pressure in the pipe, less c o 2 emissions into the atmosphere. everything turns out cheaper and at $3000000000.00 a year, it is necessary to fully comply with the contractual obligations for the transit of gas through ukraine. although it is more profitable to sell it on the exchange. but there is no need to but any one in a difficult position, including ukraine, despite the difficulties in relations. second, as no need to undermine gas,
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prompts confidence is an absolute reliable partner in all respects. or present, pays nearly a blind europe scarce crisis. on an over the hasty transition to green energy coupled with brussels decision to switch from long term gas contracts to volatile spot trading, the gas price has been steadily increasing since spring, but shot up in the past. couple of weights putting a huge financial strain on many european households. ah ah
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or despite the pledge to help reduce prices in europe, moscow still being accused of manipulating the market. and congressman michael mccaul does as called for sanctions against the north stream to gas pipeline. we spoke with maximilian cra, anatomy pay for the alternative for germany. part in also with karen, i still have former for a minister of austria. a gave us their perspective. somehow. politics is clashing with energy security. about 7 years ago. that could have been more supply to do your market wire pipeline that was never billed them. you south 3 south stream was prevented from being constructed in the summer of 2014. and so now it seems as if all the ice, all the criticism available is simply directed against the most stream. and it simply doesn't make sense of
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a real match is taken in terms of making gas as much as way level as the contracts allow, when we speak of anna to weapon, a lot of people, even though those who have been born here, then 73 will always think of all what, for instance, opechi arab countries to stay in the 9th and seventies. we had several instances, non supply and non export of oil. this is what we can call it something like an energy weapon. if you want to use that metaphor, but in the current context of the many context, long term delivery castillo complex that exist between the russian federation and various you countries. and beyond that, it simply doesn't make sense to use it. if you western europe and russia become into a partnership over economic change over energy supply them, europe gets new opportunities and in europe, europe is not any longer,
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completely dependent to the united states. so d, america, europe, america, playing politics to preserve their global leadership role as the only superpower and they don't care about consumer prices of energy security in europe, daycare on there. a martin. and since we have all others pro american politicians, we are a whole industry of turns. this is very powerful. so what we have there is no rational reason there is no, there is no rational reason because russia may know or because of economic interest . but the reason behind this angie rushing rave is g in politics made a deep stain on the come on the weekly buildings a place that uses unable to use the site for hours with technical problems blamed the anc, teach will have more walk colors that black hat this week just after ah
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dares sinks. we dare to ask oh, oh man i the off soon chances sebastian curse has resigned. it follows mounting fall october, corruption allegations made against both the politician and his inner circle. and the claims against him include breach of trust, bribery and making false statements to a parliamentary committee. mister kurtz, they denies any wrong doing, saying that the accusations are solely based on an old text message published in austria media. recently. his decisions to resign came after raids on his parties,
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office, john slurry, and also the finance ministry as part of the probe. in the case as the leader of the conservative block, he still holds parliamentary immunity from prosecution. he insists, though his decision to step down is to bring political stability to the country. may lambeth new beach to go. my country is more important to me than myself. what is needed now is stable conditions. i would therefore like to make room in order to resolve the stalemate on what we discussed, the developments there with dr. heights garner. he's a professor of political science at the university vienna and he says that given the circumstances, the austrian chancellor's only option was to step down it us innovative. busy or is because he came up under pressure of his party to resign. and the coalition partner to green parties that they would not to hold together is in the same coalition versus chance not being charged because he's not qualified for his job. because of
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all it is allegation center, accusations, so either correlation would by a fall apart and then to people's party would not be in power at all anymore or he steps down into people's party remains impala. busy lisa: it. shawn pear. craddick santos. i'm back. i send you a chancellor. and of course sir john sla former chancellor surveyed incurred st. still up bullard to strengthen that back on so he beat that remained. the strong man and alexander showing shine focused are very loyal doors to boston, correct. so. busy and it might well be established there courts hold, he really clear of orders. busy expectations especially there came in at eci accusations and can't. it might well be that he comes out somehow clean and i'm again into
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a $23.00 or 4 on the elections with eviction. with lou will news in brief, nanny eviction of an alternative living project in pearling spot classes between demonstrates is and police coffee. 13, several is feeds be cleared. next week. the building is one of the last left legal, thomas housing, project, speed, 30 residents that had been living there for 20 years. full price as ny this time in rhyme, where water cannon and t gas were to purely to break up demonstrations against the introduction of k with $19.00 going passes, which are 9 mandatory for all workers and 1000 people to, to the streets with one group of protest is trying to reach the prime minister's office green past shays if somebody has saved at least one vaccine dose tested negative all recently recovered from the viruses introduced to east travel with in the you and enabling france. people are also furious. the cable restrictions they're taken to the streets for 13th consecutive saturday. a scuffles broke out
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with police to use pepper spray. am right, she was to push back demonstrators in july, france implemented a health pass, giving privileges to vaccinated citizens our facebook has been in the headlines this week with the tech giant experiencing to serious outage is a 1st blackout happened on monday when uses of the platform along with whatsapp and instagram, we're unable to access or to get access to their pages for 7 hours straight. the 2nd disruption which occurred on friday evening continued for a couple of hours. both is said to have been caused by technical errors. i will now in an official statement. facebook's engineers have said that the problem was due to connection failure between the tech companies data centers. the outage did bo have a knock on effect on individuals and businesses all over the world. platform itself was hit hard to and last up to $60000000.00,
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journalist and commentator chad whitmore though, has questioned how such a vast company can be so vulnerable to a technical failure. facebook. oh is a one trillion dollar company and i like these outages happen a lot. it happened in april in june of just this year. you'll see google outages or any other big tech companies. apple. busy happening quite so frequently, so it's a bit bizarre that facebook has a problem with this. it seems to be that all of their, these properties oculus, instagram, whatsapp, and facebook all run through some sort of similar server. facebook is now sort of saying they were making upgrades and, and, and program or gotten locked out or something. sounds fishy sound really strange. the fact that this and facebook always the privacy problems and they always have problems there and they always go offline. they've got one, so it's, it's very suspicious and it's also suspicious that facebook seems to have bigger problems and most tech companies with these issues. and i would whistle blowers as well. i cannot get back. this has a look at the dangers of these monopolies. if they can blink out of existence so
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quickly, hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue was lost in 6 hours today till these companies have it so much control, so much power. they are monopolies and look at how they can just wipe out revenue. whether the shut off was intentional or it was just the mistake because donna took us through the world with that facebook and whatsapp was quite an experience. and in fact, it was one of the longest outages that facebook has experienced in its history. so yet it was long and there were long, tense hours because nobody seemed to know what caused the outage, how long it will last and well, we'll, what we should all do with it. when facebook service went down, they took along with themselves the so the infrastructure inside the, the, the facebook headquarters or wherever their services are located. so engineers, when they tried to get in, they found out that their electronic cards,
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their passes simply did not work. so they had to literally forced their way into the server room to manually reboot them so and it took mark zuckerberg also hours to come forward and explain what was going on. facebook, instagram, whatsapp and messenger are coming back online now. sorry for the disruption today. i know how much you rely on our services to stay connected with the people you care about. you might think that it was just facebook, instagram and you know, facebook sister companies essentially, but no. a lot of other companies, a lot of other businesses that do not necessarily rely on facebook as a social platform, but rely rather on their technical physical infrastructure like service. they all went down to, from well tended to netflix to zoom, to literally websites of airline companies and world bank apps as well. so a lot of a lot of sites, a lot of services that were used to using they, well they went offline. but one app seem to take advantage of it and mainly to take
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advantage of what's that not work. and that's the telegram messenger. they eserman their social media team even had their fun on twitter before twitter went down as well. and well, they try to attract new uses and did well they successfully did. so because it is estimated some 50000000 new users joined telegram and it almost went down as well. but not because of the facebook thing, but because you had pro says so many new accounts being registered. so yeah, and there were a few funny reactions on line to this whole mayhem unfolding. have a look. we're working to get things back to normal. telegram you single come over, the servers are up and my parents aren't home. so yeah, being a little tongue in cheek, the s m. m team there, but probably well capitalizing on the whole situation. but in general, this whole thing, it underlines, especially with the fact that other businesses not, not well, apparently linked which didn't appear to billing to facebook, that they experience troubles. it really points out how much people and in general,
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massive massive companies rely on the infrastructure of one particular tech giant. millions of businesses rely on facebook now and many other many others use, say, spoke in order to, to connect to other apps. it sends a huge warning across the bile because here we have a major social network site. but you know, this shows us the extent to which we rely on digital technology across the board. and cyber attacks of sorts can bring down whole systems. and facebook is just one. it's a social networking platform, but a lot of businesses as we've said, relying on it. but imagine a much more intrinsic infrastructural saw attack. i'm not saying this was a a cyber attack. in fact, i have a theory about what happened. but ah, this shows you the fragility of the entire digital infrastructure that we're
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relying on will facebook doesn't say that the said science age didn't lead to any use a day to being compromised, but it is just another set back weeks after a former product manager, they claimed the social network knowingly allow jesus to spread hate and misinformation, i guess guy you receive use and where facebook, the brand current can stands after recent events. but what's interesting about the leak documents of the wall street journal published is that they show quite clearly that facebook is in decline and knows it's in decline. and so you see all the desperate measures of attempting to attract pre teens and children. i mean, even children, so there is a kind of convergence of several bad instances. i mean, not just to shut down by any trust effort to break it up, coupled with now what these lead documents show is and understanding by facebook officials, that crest of the wave is now headed downwards. that facebook is not infallible.
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and what's up is definitely not infallible. what's that also came under scrutiny because there were reports that even though they claim that the user messages were encrypted, that they were actually sending some user data to authorities in order to help with different types of prosecution. so if there's a message to take away from this, i think it is absolutely that we should be very skeptical of the claims that facebook whatsapp, your, all the subsidiaries are making about their ability to keep your, your data private. because clearly it seems like they can't, at least for the moment, i keep their sites even online. ok, well let's just give you a recap. then on our breaking news, the sas 7 survivors have been pulled from the wreckage of a light aircraft crashed in the republic of todd stan and central russia. the plane repulsively had 23 people on board. it came down a. the city mens illinois which is around a 1000 kilometers east of moscow face of the other passengers who are members of a local piracy club is still on. although there are unconfirmed reports of that.
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