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ah, the rocky prime minister survives a drone bombing on his residence, which the interior ministry is described as a terrorist attack can be reported assassination. the time comes the brutal riots in baghdad over the last month's contested election. manufacture, re soar to an all time record in germany, anti lock gun activists. clash with beliefs at a rally against tough new government restrictions and candidates talk cor bikes, a comedian who made a series of controversial jokes about the disabled singer stating that it didn't amount to discrimination. we've got the issue of for debate. the must be a stop between hatred and comedy between buyer left and i am free speech. no one seen there shouldn't be consequences. but the argument is, the consequence should not be you being by tens of thousands of dollars and not be
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allowed centrally, not allowed to criticize someone. ah hi there, very good evening and thanks for joining me on r t international racks. interior ministry has condemned water. it is called a terrorist attack against the prime minister. earlier on sunday, mustafah alco demis residence in the capital, baghdad was bombed by drones, although the premier remained unharmed. montes policy has a story. well, the prime minister, mister balcony escaped assassination. attend on his life. amelia was sunday morning hearing from the iraqi military is that a number of thrones. lowden with explosives struck the residential palace which is inside baghdad, green zone and
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a feast. even security guards were injured in that attack. immediately following that, the prime minister took to his feet in which he urged for a screen and palm. he then appeared on state television in which he reassured that iraqi population. cowardly rockets. android attacks don't build homelands and don't build a future. we work towards building a countries to respect to the states and its institutions and building a better future for all iraqis. we call again for carbon constructive dialogue for iraq and the feature of iraq as a heck no one has came to sponsibility for the attempted assassination. we haven't heard from heaven armed leaders who are affiliated with iran back militias, and they have been protesting. the results of the general parliamentary election was held on the 10th of last month in which they had a very push showing this supporters have taken to the states to demonstrate. and
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this past friday, those demonstrations turned violent where the protested started pelting the police walks in stone, and the piece is funded with guests and stun grenade. at least one person was killed in those attacks. ah, with some of the need is the most powerful, malicious actions had come forward in oakland. he blamed the prime minister for way, handles these classes the representatives and spokesperson for a broad coalition of po iranian she at parties has suggested that this attempted assassination attack is actually a full flag by the prime minister to try and divert attention away from the way his
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government handled those protests. the prime minister has ordered a probe into the caches and at the same time, he has also to compensation to the victims. now we have started receiving international reaction to the attempt assassination this morning. we have heard from some kenny, who is the secretary of the red national security council, and he has condemned to attack saying that it can be traced back to foreign interference. he says that foreigners are to be blamed for insecurity discord and instability in the country. that has seen for a news of support, both terrorist organization and the occupation of iraq. at the same time, the united states has weighed in, they condemned the incident. they also offered assistance in the investigation. the u. s. of course, is busy with doing it's funny. and has the deadline by the end of this year by which to finish doing this. we're following the reported drone attack. this
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apparent act of terrorism, which we strongly condemn, was directed at the heart of the rock estate. our commitment to our iraqi partners is unshakable. the united states senate with the government and people off iraq. it's important that he's come to rec, particularly now and mid the u. s. military with pool. and that is why washington is watching events so carefully. the united states was among the 1st countries to praise the results of last month election. so of course, they will be particularly concerned and how things are developing their the 1st year history and international relations of the lebanese university. and by roots jamal what came says the assassination attempt could have been designed to send a clear message. it could also be a message by some shared groups who lost the parliamentary elections to the prime minister, who is openly supported by the united states. who came
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to power an absurd though the way it happened in the rain and in love and the scholar sions, of men by the united states, to their troubles and iraq and for the united states to make it like a leading site for it on the also it's black and ukraine to make ukraine a bleeding site for russia on the side for syria. so this is the global american strategy, and this was why the americans many related the election thousands of protesters gathered in the german city of leipzig on saturday to oppose the government's latest covert restrictions. scuffles broke out, his police moved in to disperse the crowd with several people injured. and these 20 protesters were arrested. infection numbers are currently being seen in germany,
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and it's now in the top 5 countries for daily cases. and the latest waves also taking real toll on hospitals. a number of patients in intensive care. the search by quarter in the last few days, the doctor we spoke to in your book says that the health care system has been pushed to the brink. first, the situation is very tense, all the beds are full. we are still trying to take care of the urgent cases as best we can on the one hand retreat many koby patients. but we also have to provide the rest of the medical care that is normally done. hospitals are each of the limits, especially the larger hospitals that kind of for the most severe patients, both with and without cove, it for medical stuff, we are now in the 4th wave, and it is a huge burden. rand are several german regions are preparing hard hitting you meshes are correspondent, p to oliver explains cove. it figures in germany do not make for good reading as the feared. 4th wave is very low to whistles. if we do not acts this 4th wave will
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again bring a great deal of suffering. many people will fall seriously ill and die, and the health services will be under extreme pressure again. around 67 percent of the german population is fully vaccinated, but the numbers coming forward has plateaued in recent months. prompting politicians to fear that a new type of pandemic could be upon us. we are currently experiencing a pandemic of the unvaccinated, which is massive. there would be few karone of ours patients on intensive care units. if more people would let themselves be vaccinated. the big worry now is that those people who haven't gone for a vaccination have no intention of doing so. and that may well lead to more restrictions on what people who haven't been jobs can do. if the pandemic situation in hospitals worsens than further restrictions for unvaccinated people are possible, some of germany, 16 states on waiting for
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a federal decision to be made. and i've already put in place new measures sims, a very a mosque wearing will be mandated in schools in the state of hassan. that is going to be a new testing system put in place for those. going to visit hospitals, old care homes, and in the state of buttons, votin book, where you're going to need to show a p c r test. if you all run vaccinated and wants to go to a bar, a restaurant, or theater. german business leaders want the government to give them the rights to impose the so called 3 g system. that means that anybody who is in vaccinated recovered or tested could be bod, from employment. some of germany's biggest companies of already brought in controversial canteen segregation, employees who being double jobs, can sit together and eats as normal. those who have nots or choose not to reveal their vaccine status, must remain in a cordoned off area where masks have to be worn when not eating. chemical giant via
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told r t. they may even take this further. depending on specific facility needs, a separate 2 g area is also created which offers immunized to employees a space with less distance to each other on a voluntary basis. this will be planned in close corporation with work representatives and site management in the uncontrolled areas of the canteen. the distance root of 2 meters from each other continues to exist and individual sitting is offered. all the big names in the german business world say they're reviewing the situation. goods some company say this just isn't the way forward. in the contains as of today now distinction is made between unvaccinated and vaccinated or recovered and blaze. currently we're not consider in separate contin areas. we treat everyone equally with germany posting record daily cove. it case numbers, politicians, business leaders and health care professionals all agree that something has to be
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done and are bracing for things to potentially get worse. over the coming winter months. peter, all of her artie. berlin judges in canada have ruled that a comedian who joked about a disabled teenage singer did not reach the youngsters right to dignity. and mike, mike ward paled the decision by the supreme court as part of a growing backlash against counsel culture. i'm like o j. i one, this is the rest. i'm so happy. i think this is a good sign for comedy. i think this means the pendulum is about to swing the other way. comedians are going to be able to keep on doing jokes. i would want to tell him about how i fell when i 1st heard that the child as a 13 years old teaches. think about gang because a 40 year old man say so that you should gang singer,
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jeremy gabriel. he's now 24. was born with a congenital disorder that causes sco abnormalities. he found fame in 2006 and even performed for pope benedict. some years later mike ward began mentioning gabriel's disability in his performances and defended his act by saying people shouldn't be afraid to joke about any subject. gabriel's family filed a human rights complaint, but candidates high school said that the singer was targeted not because of his disability, but because of his fame and while missed. the ward received support from the comedy world, or the still believe such jokes must face consequences in a lively conversation about it. here on our tea with a panel of guests. you know, i, i agree with the court's conclusion. i mean that they acknowledge said that this was a nasty thing that was said, but you know, it doesn't go as far as to, you know, have a legal financial consequences for this person. when mister ward comes to your town, you have the option to not buy
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a ticket. you can ignore his podcast. you have the right to do all those things. but should he be prosecuted in a court of law? that takes it a bridge way too far. in my opinion, we have to sink about. he was a child, he was 13 years old. and i truly believe we should safeguard our children more because especially in this case he was not only a child, but he was and he still is disable. so you know, the must be a stall between hatred and comedy between violence, you know, and free speech. god to charge in and find a guy tens of thousands of dollars for a joke, comedy and joking. and freedom of speech is a human right. when did this change? this is nuts to me. and you know, i have to disagree with the, the woman who spoke before, but this, he was not making fun of his disability. he was primarily making fun of people who
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thought the kid was so weak that you couldn't comment and make fun of his singing is still alive. he the only thing that from what is it was a little different. and he, you know, he has to wear a hearing aid. we shouldn't be treating people like so differently. i mean, have some respect for the guy. he's not some weakling that you need to defend like this. first of all, he was violence. verbal violence towards a child that was 13 years old and disabled child. i don't care if it wasn't a dress in his disability. he was suicidal after that. and you can be free to say whatever you want and be buying renting every way you want in that and you know in your job, i'm going to ship a nurse if to my cheek my disable, you know, employee like that. i would go to court to because doubt consequences for every one of us. but what we do in our life, okay, it's not only speech is an action, no one saying there should be consequences. but the argument is, the consequence should not be, you mean by tens of thousands of dollars and not be
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a lot of centrally not allowed to criticize someone. well, i just want to say this in response to that. i'm a lot of comedians and, and i would like to think i'm one of them. it is possible for us to have 2 thoughts in our head at the same time. thought number one, that's a joke that a lot of us would never make. i personally would never make a joke like that. that's me. ah, but another thought that i am also able to have in my head at the same time is i can see the dangerous slippery slope of having legal consequences for someone who chooses to make such a joke. even if i find it incredibly poor taste. and you know, free speech is just her virtue that i think is very important. and without it, i certainly wouldn't have a job to come after claims of a high level cover up. can you re opens a decade old probe into the merge of a young mother allegedly, at the hands of a british soldier that's on the way should ah,
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why group all monitors the compliance of all g, 20 members with their commitments. they made up their all last summer and what we have found is a year later on the, even the rome summit country shed complied and unprecedentedly high level 85 percent. and i'm optimistic because that pre shaw cove is to always i well get hi, compliance with the rom commandments on cobra 2. ah. join me every 1st bit on the alex simon. sure. i'll be speaking to yes. in the
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world of politics, sport, business. i'm sure business. i'll see you then. mm. ah. welcome back hits may be a global attempt to save the world from climate change, but the huge cop 26 summit in scotland is not impressing greater timber. the swedish activist last out of the event while addressing crowns at the fridays for future march in glasgow. it is not a secret that cob $26.00 is a failure. it should be obvious that we cannot solve a crisis with the same methods that goes into it in the 1st place. protest events
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have also been held around the world to coincide with comp $26.00 with demonstrate as echoing credit and best call for concrete action from those empower aah! with with the cop $26.00 conferences now into a 2nd week kicking off the event, the british prime minister warned of a doomsday scenario. while the american president found that the us would lead by example, in the fight against climate change, one of the wills, biggest polluters,
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india, and also net 0 targets by 2017. that's 2 decades later than many had hoped. while they were calls for more money to be handed to developing countries to help them with that transition to other energy sources. and on that issue, auntie's husky tail has been looking at how complying with emissions goals may not be that simple for nations heavily dependent on fossil fuels. none of us here at 26 want to be on the right side of his cop 26. his hair and it's going to save us from doomsday. i've a 100 wild need as a setting out that goals for the future. and that big ones, stop deforestation switched to renewables. 0 emissions an ohio, electric. he nasa teaching nature like a toilet we are digging our own grapes. humanity has long since run down the clock on climate change. it's one minute to midnight on that doomsday clock and we need to act. now, client change is already ravaged oral. we only have
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a brief window left before us to raise your ambition to raise to me. that sounds great. the question is, who pay the biggest price for all these politicians patches? it's easy for boucher and co to promised to turn off the light when they leave a room. but for others half way round. the wild thing no to fossil fuels is a luxury they just can't afford. if there is karl, we leave. if there isn't any call, we don't leave one person in eastern india said that, but over 4000000 others all over the country would likely agree. because that's how many people rely on coal to keep a roof over their heads and food on their pace. the issue goes well beyond india, though, the developing large, ah, you know, it's certainly industrialization stage. then you know what? we've gone gone one space or time. ah, we don't that they will not really do live. there are societies out of poverty
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called consumption, and call as a basis for the livelihoods will remain a fact for some time. in fact, tens of developing countries have come together terrified of what the gran goals of 0 emissions made up by rich nations will mean for then. this new goal, which has been advanced, runs counter to the parish agreement, and is anti equity and against climate justice demands for net 0 emissions for all countries by 2050 will exacerbate further the existing inequities between developed and developing countries. it's not just that developing nations struggle as it is with fossil fuels. it's not just that millions of jobs will be lost so that millions will be plunged into poverty. now, it's also that these nations are asking, why are we paying for greedy guzzlers far away? the top 10 percent of countries consumed 20 times more energy than the bottom 10 percent, and $1100000000.00 sub saharan african share the same amount of power generation
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capacity. as germany's 83000000 people, video gamers in california consume more electricity than entire nations. you won't hear anything about that a cope 26. and remember when times were tough, when to was coming, a gas was running low in europe. funny how no one was shouting about being a data source of energy when they begged for the tops to be turned back on. but you will hear them say they won't finance fossil fuel projects in developing countries . why? because it's far way and won't affect whether that warm on a chilly december night. though if the budget can stretch, they might lend a helping hand to ease the pay. we want to do more to help countries around the world, especially developing countries, accelerate their clean energy transition, address pollution, and ensure the world we all must share. a cleaner, safer health is planet. we have an obligation to help make no mistake. this is not
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a judgment on green energy. the goals of those gathered in glasgow are undoubtedly noble. but do the politicians so desperate to be seen as the leaders who saved the planet, realize what that p off friendly slogans actually mean for millions of people far away. and even if they did, would they do anything differently? there are some countries that actually have small populations but are consuming a lot of energy and everything. a lot of are capita carbon. people can see all around in most of the rich countries. it's not clear that they're really going to be themselves of it from coal, and i don't think that maybe realistic target will not much the 2015 that is accord target yet. so i think there's a lot of bluffing going on here. and i don't believe a lot of the, you know, the commitments are the pledges being made by rich countries, kenya has reopened a criminal probe into the heroic murder of a woman, allegedly,
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by a british soldier. the single mother was beaten, stamped and dumped in a septic tank in 2012 family believes the details of the case were hushed up. lead you the hello johnny. we recently learned that is the british army vault because there were a lot of cover albums do that. but we are glad that now think of being brought to light my wishes, the culprit to face glory because i had to be a burden that wasn't mine. i had my own children to take care of, though i was not employed, it has been a real struggle with the family of agnes when terror, when jacko. a canyon woman allegedly killed by a british soldier, is crying foul as they are yet to receive justice. almost 10 years after her death, when jack, who was a 21 year old sex walker, any money to feed her newborn baby, and she was reported missing in march of 2012. 2 months later, her body was found in a hotel septic tank near to where british soldiers had been stationed,
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though it's been revealed that a british soldier named only a soldier ex confessed to killing her. but who the i feel so sad as though some positions to help us that took so long. recently, when the me death started erin, the story top and old would see that it's like agnes has just died. it has the been affected, her daughter, but we had to let her know what is going on. i pray that god crossed the british government the wisdom to handle this case. well, when i think of agnes, i remember how happy she was. and she loved to sing it. she taught my youngest daughter how to sing. the person who killed agnes should face the law because the charge was orphaned has suffered a lot. bearing in mind, she was just 5 months old, very even feeding at the time was difficult. according to the u. k. defense ministry, it will continue offering the support to the canyon investigation. the u. k. stands ready to support all requests says we have done since day one. as with other investigations, we always work in partnership with the canyon police and subject to international and judicial processes. our help will always be forthcoming. will activists in
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kenya, a calling for the extradition of the alleged killer to be held accountable while the labor party here in the united kingdom say the 9 year old deal without an investigation even being can sit, has denied the family justice. there's been no minister defense lead investigation of the soldiers involved, or no inquiring to why the minister of the funds failed to respond when canyon detectives asked for help. 9 years on justice must now be done for agnes and her family. revelations of the tragic death of when jacka continued to become more sinister, it's been reported that a group of 9 british soldiers joked about her death on social media several years later. the family now hope this fresh investigation will give them the answers they so desperately need to her. i feel a lot of pain when i remember agnes. we brought her up well and just as she was settling down her life was taken away, leaving us defense for her young child. and it's my hope that this child will get justice. it's been 10 years,
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but we hope to finally get justice this case strikes right at the heart of alleged exploitation killings and cover ups in the british army. in fact, the very same defense secretary assisting this probe into one jacket, his death officially closed at stores on investigations and to more than a 1000 allegations of abuse by british soldiers in iraq. so with no prosecutions there, will this mean justice may never be solved for angus. when jerry, when jack, who and her family chateau edward dusty r t london. let me about up to date don't put up with more and half an hour. ah ah.
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i don't welcome 12 people planted prosperity, those were chosen as the guiding priorities of b g. 20 summit in road. one of the 1st person gathering for global leaders in condemning trucks, while the b p slogan is greater, the bumper sticker? is it realistic in terms of social, at of beacon on the policy general prioritize the health of the planet while also delivering it people into prosperity? well, to discuss it and now joined by john kirsten professor of political science at the university of toronto. i'm director of the g 20 research group. those are kristen, it's good to talk to you. thank you very much for taking the time to meet with you . ok center. so i know that on the eve of the 20 is quite optimistic about its prospects. and if i understood your rationale correctly, you sensually argued that the severity of the challenge is that the rental is have
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to deal with. doesn't leave them my choice, other than to rhonda sleeves and to get down to work regardless of their differences and difficulties. now that the champagne bottles i, i you just as a bit about the results of these gathering as you were on the eve of it. i yes i am, i had predicted that it was on track to deliver a significant performance at the end, i concluded that in fact it had that significant performance overall was made up of the 3 big priorities that the leaders i had to act on. and that they did the 1st course, as you mentioned was.

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