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you and to convince iran to continue its commitments under the accord. the us state department says it will not discuss troop withdrawal agreement with the iraqi government iraq's prime minister. asked the u.s. to send a delegation to baghdad to discuss the issue but the state department says any american delegation would be dedicated to discussing how to continue quote a strategic partnership. and the u.s. navy says one of its water it has been aggressively approached by a russian naval vessel in the north arabian sea destroyer u.s.s. farah good sound of its own several times before the russian ship moved away and changed course. risking it all congo is up next next watching scene of it.
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camino is a ghost station in the south of the democratic republic of congo. there's been no train service for 5 months but now it's running again. the train left lubumbashi the 2nd largest city 5 days ago. no one knows one little arrived. the train everyone is waiting for has a surprising name lee holland bell or the swallow.
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he. runs. news of the swallows arrival spreads like wildfire by the bush telegraph all word of mouth. it's the cheapest rail service in the deol congo like a local bus it stops a virtually every station and drools huge crowds. half of them a street vendor has a day every stop even in the remote villages the station becomes an instant market . the. ambassador c. i don't know rendered i don't mumble grab jaros that there are several. there are no. doubt but good.
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part but there's not much time for selling. the train is already packed. passengers clamber for remaining seats. like. this. has been riding this train for 20 years and knows what to expect. from sea but it got there i think because the self-employed says it said this is just their ducks in the fall of both places doug. they flew for when i said to see let's. sit by young today.
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one of them i did this to do your day for these people for the business for landis i see. so this is a sonic as i said if it. was a people cram into whatever space they can find nearly 2000 people all together 3 times the officially permitted capacity. for those who want to able to find a place or who can't afford a ticket there's always the root. images or you could open them up but what it is and you say it is only a few simple words you will let your guard up that much never tell you but only do it when you said you know what i was upset about. was. located in the heart of the continent the democratic republic of congo is the
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largest country in sub-saharan africa. the swallow crosses half the country from lubumbashi to a lebo and is the only link between remote villages and the outside world. the swallow has been around for more than 50 years. the old engine was bought 2nd hand in south africa. a relay of 10 drivers is needed to cover the 1600 kilometer journey. yet but. the driver is 63 years old. missed him a long go has one of the hardest parts of the trip. 120 kilometers of trouble see above the river where we've never done that he said. so libya
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that is on the same time that i thought about said yeah officer. that's why there was this every something from. mr malone go is the master on board and supplements his income following 10 passengers to travel in the dr his cabinet. it's as close as he gets to 1st class on the train. and. back in 2nd class the challenge is to avoid stepping on someone as you try and move around the carriage. it's something clear can't get used to. the player but that was said on bus in the us he said it could set up over cement throughout the whole city come in may it it if
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this storm sends us a segment called did you know think this thing could see a lot of big this loose just want us to call back them up there on the sunday before they put out a video of the interview that. would be nothing to lose the passengers take as much luggage as they can. so they clearly so put a corner me there. when they said expose it equally possible i love. you. and. the full song too with a little bundle of. supposed to keep playing along as of old to see the film of people to. extraordinary things sometimes happen. when i was younger and as i was on my side i know you. don't want to see what you want to and i didn't want those again those are in my own son. so mostly son
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son. but. it does. argue we are for me and telling them how i feel so that you will see. the train can also be a death trap. they fought to be bloody successful for it because i said at 1st i'm a sucker for. did what they did for south gus also with our gun laws deal to force him up to help us in my life and. last year the snake has made several passengers. and those in 3rd class risked their lives up here on the rigs. they can easily get knocked off the moving train. now when i think of an hour
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before going up puts. her back taxes out that something was going to be spoiled boy what about. his fellow travelers up on the class have to remain alert a lapse in attention could be fatal. play . with the big. guns and. the danger comes not just from above but also from the sun. even if the moderate speed of 30 kilometers an hour a tree branch can come up like a machete. but
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there are a lot of about similar there's a lot of other. border secure the border so. these 'd are some of the remotest areas of the d.r. congo. as dawn breaks free men are preparing for a long journey. they're traveling salesman trading in kosov or flowers and home oil in the villages they work for who smile.
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before going on a mobile going there should be a should know the on what it was you were doing what you do does your mum work and often for you one of them was to give them all or most to you go one on one ok one your food food food. man and his companions a setting out on an arduous 160 kilometer journey through villages in the country south. it will probably take them around 4 or 5 days in. new york the little. town. and. most of the villages are in the middle of nowhere and reaching them means travelling on dirt tracks so the congolese improvise.
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they converge and reinforce their bicycles to withstand the poor conditions and up to 300 kilos of merchandise. you know. if you'll live with son of. market if you know school you know them be sure to put a foot or put a foot in the kitchen and i will put you know. my name was a difficult decision. to shoot. back but. it takes remarkable willpower to undertake such
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a journey. beliefs . to. believe. that in the. big game you go no no no we are no more but was there. was dipping was in john a was there something good going to know we know. by nightfall they reach a village. to once they won't sleep by the side of the road but in the church.
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this will be their only meal for the day. for. me. here in this you post your mobile to do focus on can you know you guys you are one unit guys you can a woman whose son was good enough to go for single notes one thing going was honest here. you know funny you know something. come out we know the whole book. new york attitude good luck with the muscle was just if the only major fun was just too much fun in the open was the movie you play should go by duke. it was a joke when the window muscle to the foot did walk in come and go say do you look at the mush so he didn't need to dump the bucket on.
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the village of his statue is 60 kilometers away. another 3 days of hard labor. yeah that our photos are yeah the forwards coach. a man and his family are on the tracks. by waving a red scarf he's been able to stop the train at this tiny village in the middle of the bush go up up. up so i'm just done with him i'm not going to end up with you just really got in your way but we're glad i mean i'm sure.
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it's often like this. holiday work for little pay. mr malone go belly ends $140.00 a month. or never ever survive the markets out of the cup never have my water 1st of all what they did for their double shuffle. around my. head was going to separate what it. see have a good show pick up a bottle of anything coming up on the. road.
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but right now his main concern is the state of the truck. he has to reduce speed to less than 10 kilometers an hour. at this point the rails are not really aligned anymore richard but that's why is it that our lungs if we were loaded up with this stuff then some of. this outfit from a simple society simple touch. on to fish oil. that i said you got. to get up out of those has just lost going to the dump listening up i said about lasts just. turn dodger you know with reversion to the said bucket box argue it out yet is good i will. back in the bush man and his 2 associates have covered
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a 3rd of their journey but the day is off to a bad start as one bike has had a puncture. somebody get out the welcome. it's the 5th time in one day. without a repair kit or new in achieved. patches the puncture with a piece of rubber from an old chief and hopes for the best. most men and his companions still have another 30 kilometers to go to reach the next village. and y'all come up with
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a full on your show you because i was on your part of being in. such a good job or you open up what. we give me a job for the green you know what if you bump up on. they enjoy hunger. and fatigue. they barely have the strength to push their bikes any further.
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you know. what i'm going to call when we only got. about. $100.00 the corner to. my make a movie. and perhaps that pres have been on since the rain has stopped and they finally arrived . when no. one yeah. well here you go. well well well well well well well the world will. know that. the bit about the.
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minute 7 7. oh you. mean i still put us on a bump on yo yo. yo camillus scalp was some no. longer going in. you going up. to the up on. yam was. one ana. wind out of. iowa whoa whoa whoa. the 3 companions journey will soon be over. when they get home in
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a week's time they'll of earned enough money to feed their families. back on board the swallow the danger has passed the rails all straight again. some from there. but just when everything seems more or less normal missed him along go is confronted with a new problem. the train is losing speed. eventually comes to a complete stop. to find that it does so in the middle of a village is no coincidence. mr malone go believes it's sabotage if he suspects the vendor is the one known as traffickers in the congo. this is because all the people who saw. her go after what i
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saw through that does that it's. just to get lucky. but we go back to the stasi. but that's a bit of time i would love 2 to get to the time i. got out of it and. the most important part of picture has been riding the swallow for 10 years on this trip he's selling soldiering while the next time he'll sell something else out of it on the way the train provides him with a living one to decide what i should go so to do my children on to government to do to then it will have to see my lot more to it than that lou dobbs so is that no
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we're not but the. if a bit. nervous about going to see the most i know this or that i know we're going to succumb to some of the so there's only one about the dugout at the. center moto motor i don't know. how. one. missed him a long go still has 900 kilometers to go before reaching a labor of the trains final destination. if all goes well the 1600 kilometer journey will have taken 8 days. to swallow continues on its way. despite the obstacles it's a necessary but precarious lifeline to thousands of continually.
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