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towns in northeastern france accuse their belgian neighbors of illegally dumping rubbish across the border correspondent best to get. right jumping. scale and you can see why. the 1st time since the start of the outbreak the number of new cases of corona virus outside of china has exceeded the number inside the country we take a look at the way it's spreading. body is going through some restructuring crease in the resistance to infections into there's a high concentration of people in houses buildings bars and other places and the high concentration of people is a condition for epidemics brit. venezuela slums u.s.
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sanctions as a weapon of mass destruction and a mask form of warfare with donald trump threaten to give a more restrictions on the country's oil sector. good evening and welcome this is anti international. residents of towns in northeastern france are creating a stink by trash talking the belgian neighbors they're accusing them of some serious cross border flying tipping. visited the region. this may look like part of a landfill site but it's not all of this waste has been dumped here illegally we're just a few miles from the border with belgium and luxembourg and the french town of all core mu 9 is one of many struggling to cope with what you can see
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mountains and mountains of garbage that have appeared since october in nearby red it's a similar story trash both household and commercial has been dumped under the cover of darkness city. at 1st we thought it was regular waste but it turns out people are illegally dumping their washing machines. they're throwing everything away. yes but here we see it's far more serious we estimate around 200 tons of waste it's enormous as far as the pollution we don't know what's inside it could be tonnes of who knows what type of products chemicals. we don't know we see cleaning products plastics but more could be hidden it didn't take long before locals track down where the waste was coming from what if we did i was looking through the
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trench piles and piles of it it all had signs of being from the same place we searched and found out it was from on term. and that it if there is an invoice is it and. i'm very clear it says. so of s. right when the company was contacted it denied any knowledge of illegal waste dumping but the local resident jessica told me that since that statement the fly tipping has continued it's been described as a dumping on an industrial scale and you can see why back in redone the local for. association is also concerned. on the water source or close to this pollution so there could be a problem because it could affect our pond this is the 21st century there are designated places to put waste like this on it's an acceptable people are doing
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this and regulate the mayor's office says the cost of cleaning this up is beyond its means no and if you know so on a financial level for us this is impossible to solve we have a small community of $1000.00 people it would cost the equivalent of the whole annual budget to get rid of this. a criminal investigation into this problem with cross border dumping has we know you print and customs agents have stepped up their patrols now in 2017 they reported 7 metric tons of waste like this was illegally trafficked into france in 2018 that shot up to 130000000 metric tons now although there are no figures yet available for 29000 it is clear that this issue is escalating the communities here off fed up of being a dumping ground for of the people's waste they want more regulation and
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a calling on the e.u. to step in to solve a problem that some believe europe's open borders are helping to facilitate. charlotte. r.t. . the number of new coronavirus cases reported outside china has for the 1st time acceded the number of new cases in time the country and tuesday china reported 411 new cases want the rest of the world reported 427 and 130 countries around the world are now battling the virus in the standard press of ski spoke with celebrated russian medical professor and viola g. specialist to me to live off about the true threat posed by the spread. the years the work although there are 2 types of corona virus the alpha corona
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virus involves the human virus has been circulating among people hundreds of years seasonal coronavirus type of the cute response to tree viral infection this year around 7 percent of acute respiratory viral infection cases are coronaviruses. there is no humans just got accustomed to them yes humans got accustomed to them they aren't lethal they cause some trouble especially among children while these viruses mostly spread in winter. and winter our body is going through some restructuring or a decrease in the resistance to infections secondly in winter there's a high concentration of people in houses buildings bars and other places and the high concentration of people is a condition for epidemic spread why is it happening in china there are many people them and there's a high concentration of population them they call it a deadly virus on t.v. it's not deadly it's always been and will always be and we should be ready for that i've got 2 words to say about masks these goals rags aren't must at all but in
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china and even in some places in russia they have tight mass with a respirator they can protect other people if you're ill so the mask and help you personally know or only to a minor extent. why is this does the response through our eyes as well yes and also these pools they can protect against large droplets the person becomes infected when he or she speaks maybe i have infected you who are you trying to infect me i hope you won't i also want to be honest masks can partially protect from that. u.s. president will trump a sudden further sanctions on venezuela's oil sector he won't caracas has branded american destructions a weapon of mass destruction accusing washington of waging a masked form of warfare it's been a year since the us formally recognize venezuela's opposition leader as the country's interim president and the fish of the cold shoulder of the legitimate
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government of nicolas maduro washington stance on a supposed transfer of power that's looking increasingly hollow as on the scale of more panic splits. when it comes to venezuela the trumpet ministration lives in a kind of alternate universe for example when the country faces a food crisis donald trump says there can be only one cause venezuela's president nicolas maduro people are starving here's a case worker who was wealthy 15 years ago and very wealthy 20 years ago very very well when you look today they don't have water there are no basic food they have no medicine it's incredible what's happened it is we're no we're watching as well a very closely we don't like it we don't like it not at all he fails to mention that u.s. sanctions have been wreaking havoc on venezuela for years or that opposition groups have actually been caught torching food warehouses in the narrative that the u.s. government these things simply don't exist that in excess of us really meant using
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the blockade of food medicine and weapons to politically coerce depriving entire countries of their own means to sustain and develop themselves our actions there are completely criminal these unilateral curser criminal actions are equivalent and scope and affected. still weapons of mass destruction but it gets better the venezuelan embassy in washington d.c. has been reopened after diplomatic relations are cut off you'll recall how the actual venezuelan officials were ordered to leave the country so with no diplomatic relations what exactly is this new so-called embassy. somebody who is in there. how well are they able to provide consular services. you see. it's. very interesting because i hear that there an embassy you see this pretend the embassy has a pretend ambassador working out of it it cannot grant visas or do any of the
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normal functions that a normal embassy does for one simple reason no one would be allowed into venezuela with those visas because the embassy doesn't represent the actual venezuelan government this pretend embassy is just a big facade representing a president not elected by the venezuelan people but by american officials group and tyranny will be smashed and broken. here this evening so very brave man. who carries with him the hopes dreams and aspirations of all venezuelans joining us in the gallery is the true and illegitimate president of venezuela who on. the eve of the u.s. government insists this is the true leader of the venezuelan people but when he arrived at venezuela's airport the venezuelan people had a pretty different opinion.
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back home the one great 0 is not popular polls show that roughly 10 percent of them as whalen support him however vice president mike pence likes to brag about the fact that over 60 countries have recognized him as president this president has led now a coalition of more than 60 countries around the world that have recognize one why go as the legitimate president of venezuela but over 100 countries have not recognized one way to go and still seem as the legitimate president furthermore in the countries where dueto is recognized it's far from unanimous do you not agree that the recognition of glial is an absolute am paris months to anyone that has occupied this chamber and this is this chris and on the part of the member states of europe a some of them have recognized and i like to washington had very high hopes for one
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grade 0 hoping that he would go ahead and topple the dural but it didn't happen so it seems that now washington has adopted a strategy of pretending that it did and hoping that others will play along the u.s. is totally broken international law by taking over the embassy in the name of quite oh the din is well and government is the official government of venezuela whenever the u.s. says joke most people in venezuela know. that it's a joke. you can't just declare that somebody is the elected president when he isn't the elected so the us is making this farce a person into the government and then saying that the embassy doesn't belong to venezuela we now have a coalition of the willing who are saying that kwaito is the government it doesn't have any other option i mean he hasn't been able to push that mud euro out. of the 2020 democrats hopefuls in the race for the white house have clashed again in
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another t.v. debate the last before super tuesday which is seen as decisive for the party's presidential nomination the front runner bernie sanders faced more attacks from his rivals for herbalists that he made earlier defending the literacy programs of fidel castro's cuba self-styled socialist words word initially made in an interview with c.b.s. his opponents were quick to pounce were very opposed to believe or 3rd tour in nature of cuba but you know you go it's unfair to simply say everything is but you know when fidel castro came into office you know what he did he had a massive literacy program result a bad link after 4 years of looking on in who are as from cozied up to dictators we need a president who will be extremely clear in standing against regimes that violate human rights abroad we can't risk nominating someone who doesn't recognize this fidel castro left a dark legacy of forced labor camps religious repression widespread poverty firing
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squads and the murder of thousands of his own people because your bernie let's talk about his literacy program in the debates and this was quick to point out though that his reason keeper with the same as barack obama's and i said this president castro and cuba i said look you've made great progress in educating. young people every child in cuba gets a basic education that's a huge improvement from where it was at my calling done a whole consider the potential impact of sanders remarks on the race with a panel of guests. bernie sanders saying this thing at a time when the democratic party's already split it's divided it's going through perhaps a bit of a p.r. it means here across this i mean this is a really bad decision isn't it sanders to me shows his integrity here look he's been saying this for years that there's videotapes of him saying these things about cuba and fidel castro in the soviet union i mean how can he backtrack on those
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things honestly you know he's just you know reaffirming ideas that he has had for many years the concern is not him saying good things about the literacy program it's i said it thing that mussolini got the trains to run on time that was not what it is that people associated with what mussolini did it happened to be the case but he was a murderous dictator as was castro spineless democratic stablish men shows their true colors it's like a litmus test every time you can say one positive word about cuba or the one word in defense of venezuelan sovereignty they want to make sure there's no critique and so imperialist critique of the u.s. foreign policy establishment so this is a very sophisticated form of censorship to try to narrow the perimeter is as we have more and more debates within the democratic party coming out of that anyone can all get literacy is
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a bad thing literacy programs that's probably we could all agree on that but isn't this an era of judgment on bunny sourness paul given the old lots of countries with good literacy programs with social programs and robust human rights records i mean this is surely shooting one self in the foot before important electoral race we have a democratic nominee who is tipping is hat to castro the murderer for having a literacy program so it's not just a question of stature ship or narrowing things it's making 100 percent sure we have a nominee who is electable and the concern is once the public realizes what bernie sanders. said in the past he's an unreconstructed socialist and the united states that generally not a calling card the unofficial religion of the united states is in communism and we just have to listen to richard previous comments but to hear some of the anti-communism but the truth is that the youth of this country in the multinational working class who supported bernie in nevada 46 percent of the votes that he won in
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nevada they're not socialists they understand who the true enemy is the enemy is not venezuela or cuba or china it's the 1000000000 is right here in the pentagon in the white house the former. mayor of new york city michael bloomberg and on wall street i will quote george w. bush who said we judge other countries by the worst of their actions we judge our own country by the best of our intentions and i think that's true you can look at a country like cuba and yes you can learn about literacy programs that work health care programs that work and we should be able to do that in a rational way again especially when you look at the fact that people like president trump and president obama before him and numerous presidents before them partnered with murderous regimes like saudi arabia which now is being funded by the u.s. in its war against yemen which is threatening to kill millions of people and yet
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that is something that isn't being discussed. still to come climate change skeptics want to found their own teenager to boost to the story i'm more after the break. they're just taking over all the alternative all critic. because i say the stage show that this is what's called real choices i.e. the binary choice and only choice is if you say. i'm both binary thing is not a chance for the arab states to slow to provide a new uk fixture revive the call ted and start negotiations with. israel then on invited to negotiate them by to think about what's being put on the table.
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seemed wrong. to seep out the answer. and it. equals betrayal. when some find themselves worlds apart we choose to look for common ground. to much 80 percent of employees in britain. to say that they hide the views if they don't fit within the broad gnomes and that includes support for the country's conservative party among other things the new surveys revealed a growing environment of self-censorship. our survey shines a damning light on the corrosion bullying intimidation and intolerance that is
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active among the community that thinks of itself as liberal open minded and equitable in a poll of some 500 respondents many highlighted the risks of holding so-called controversial opinions they spun topics from bragg's it religion sexuality and gender fewer than half of those questioned said that they felt their views were respected and certainly even claimed that they were offered money to stay quiet about corrupt practices in their field others pointed to why their problems in their working communities it wouldn't be advisable to point out that the arts tend to do well under the conservatives or arts culture and indeed education sectors are not dominated by monolith the politically correct class mostly of privileged white middle class people by the way who impose their intolerant views across those sectors anything to do with gender issues especially trans issues who get a lot of flak either for not being on message enough or being off message or 2 on
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message. in while another tradition a bastion of free expression is also under pressure in the u.k. i think tank is warning the country's universities have quote lost the trust of the nation over attitudes towards patriotism their poor quads governors and chancellors who fear academic institutions are seeing is out of touch and goes on to say the sector should show that it speaks for and reflects the whole of the u.k. and recommends education leaders should avoid being critics who actively despise those who have traditional values it also encourages universities to make sure students feel safe to express conservative viewpoints a professor at the london school of economics told us universities are supposed to allow critical examination of all ideas. british universities have become what we call very wall that is very sensitive to. the broader issue was sexual inequality and student unions in particular but also all sorts of groups of
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students create riots and lobby the university authorities make a great deal of noise in different ways if they think an academic or a visitor who's been invited to speak at the university or one of the students at the university said something which doesn't fit in with the kind of left wing politically correct consensus so there are lots of students who are very shy about expressing their views particularly of the conservatives i don't particularly believe in bricks and. a quick look now at other stories making global headlines. i. a 3rd 'd day of violent antigovernment protests in the indian capital has taken the death toll to at least 20 according to local health officials the rest was triggered by so-called citizenship amendment act which is being criticized for discriminating against
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muslims in the country controversial law was adopted last december lesa been using small trying to identify rioters. a bizarre local festival exploding sledgehammers has been the center point of celebrations in the small mexican town of someone they love a good participants attach a mixture of sulfur and chlorate to the end of sledgehammers they've been smashed against the rail tracks exploding the substance into huge clouds of smoke one of those in attendance injured their leg in a blast and was seen being stretched away by medics. and students food battles with police in the colombian capital budgets are among the protesters from the pedagogical university budgets in iraq and to the creation and alleged abuse of colombia's mobile and squad protesters barricaded themselves
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within the gates of the campus over which 2 gas canisters will being thrown at each other protests on the 21st anniversary of the establishment of the bright police units which throughout its history faced numerous accusations of brutality. pipeline protests across canada have brought several of the country's rail networks to a standstill opponents to natural gas projects running through multiple provinces say the pipelines violate the rights of indigenous communities by going over there learned police moved in on monday to clear activists from a blockade set up on train tracks in the city of bellville in ontario making several arrests and it was after a local rail company when an injunction to clear the camp mohawk nation member russell they are both says using force to break up protests is pointless. these actions to government strictness to really provoke war. support actions across the
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country in support of the what should i don't think they can use force because you take one blockade down and 3 more appear across the country there is widespread support for the which there were already very changed plans so they can't really result by force look at the question of canada's economy right now by trying to force a pipeline through their dirt or all their support actions will continue until the government works with the company to get that pipeline out of there. meanwhile industry representatives are calling on the government to take action after suffering heavy losses admit that this reps of the country's farming body claimed the printed sanction is damaging our agriculture to the tune of more than 50000000 dollars per week and the premier of quebec says that province's this in some $76000000.00 a day over on the west coast protests have also been taking place against a coastal gas link fruit crosses land that belongs to digitas people in british
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columbia although the elected council agreed to the project registry leaders oppose it. again saying canada should reconsider its fees on the rights of indigenous people which sue in are asking for recognition of their indigenous title and rights and it's the government canada's self government policies some land claims policies that are the problem unless the government changes or replaces those policies it doesn't seem like they can really talk to the hereditary chiefs about recognising their diction its title and rights canada as a signatory to human rights conventions and they're violating human rights. so they need to look at changing their policies or this is going to be a prolong situation where continue to have the country's economy affected totally start recognizing it didn't a straight story exist a creation of canada and they haven't addressed step 152 years. climate change skeptics may have a last found an answer to the phenomenon that is the teenager congress it's in the
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1000 year old my only cite juxtaposes her self described climate realism against what she calls climate alarmism and some media outlets were quick to depict him as the ultimate villain. you're never too small to make a difference. very good news for you why does not and name because of climate change.
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the watch a denier carries a lot of weight and today i consider it's an atrocious insult. they're going to make her out to be this step further. alien world by central casting brainwash plant this dude you know the pawn the tool of the right wing but grata all gold say anything about gratitude no don't make any comments about her whatsoever or the way she's pig you
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know she is she speaks from the heart that that doesn't happen there it would be so refer to see a counterweight to the how dare you grab. next time without international jumping from place and home for the last time. and the only. system must execute. on the bomb.
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and there's enough times you know you not. can if you can about all of them ok if the. last not minimize the net in a little bit about a day i believe the above could watch. that a bit. about that having. people can get a. gift or not i'm not even on. the how do we sort out the a so when i last are shown in another do you need the whole corn to go forward. why did not let out a year or so and i think just might just. oh and welcome to the artie interview on peter le beau die.

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