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in india. the grand central. the. president. beatrice will.
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go to. the. church and. her introduction. made. part. of the conspiracy theorists why the latest incident of mysterious. scientists say more investigation is needed. sudanese refugees coming into. the south of the country. plus the financial crisis has some americans looking to marxism for communist views in
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the west are being slammed on the tree. and russia's elite special forces show what it takes to serve. behind the scenes and. meet some. this is r t live from moscow i'm marina joshie authorities in northern italy say more than a thousand turtle does have dropped dead over the past five days it's the latest in a series of unexplained sudden death incidents affecting creatures in the sky and i water the events of sparked a media frenzy with doomsday speculators saying it hails the end of the world but is there really something fishy going on or is it being overhyped. reports. sing a song of suspense one where the end is nigh as thousands of black birds fell out
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of the sky and when the birds were found the news began to sing the end of days conspiracy does have a catchy ring. at first it was just arkansas grabbing the world's attention then whose iana followed suit and your feathers with mysterious avian deaths in sweden experts attempted to calm the public by suggesting the birds got scared of fireworks for flew into trees in cars because of bad weather and we know is that fireworks or weather could not cause five thousand black birds to have a liquefied insides that's what the fish and wildlife veterinarian sad they've never seen anything like it now we're seeing the same pulverization of the insides of black birds they are dad when they hit the ground they are dying in the night while they're roosting in trees but then one hundred thousand dead fish joined up on us shores that seem to have opened the floodgates i think. by and large not
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a portion or actually underestimate how serious it is so i believe. that the entire planet i was an uproar that we have release of gases and changes in the oceanic currents that now the entire well current system is no destructive for those not very impressed with the scientific explanation there is always the religious one fanatical bloggers have once again started flooding the world wide web with end of days posts and the international media storm for news during the slow post christmas month of january is having a field day and you are asked to call sooner rather than later now we do context. so far you could not even get down the road without running over hundreds it was that bad with more and more mr. around the world fish in brazil australia and new zealand crabs in the u.k.
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the frenzy is growing and the headlines scream a coocoo lips these fishy stories look set to continue stealing the media spotlight at least until scientists have had a chance to examine the dead animals or you know the world comes to an end which ever of course happens first. catherine as our r.t. moscow and filmmaker and blogger danny schechter says media sensationalism is taking the focus away from finding the real scientific causes behind the bird and fish deaths. when one set of incidents happens followed by another set followed by a third said suddenly it becomes a trend then it becomes a much bigger story in the media but it's still sort of a mystery it may be that each example is actually specific to a particular local set of circumstances we don't know they're calling it. you know for a flock of birds coming up with new catchy words new ad lives and the like obviously
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it's it's something that intrigues audiences even if there isn't a lot of explanation it seems to be a pattern of this sort of thing where you know alarmist headlines followed by a few examples which then you know lead to sober conclusions about the dramatic events and then there's no follow up for so you know if we really never find out what really happened and this is me in attention of the media maybe even the amnesia of the media the refusal to speak to the people who are most in the know because all of this is sort of two to lation for the public and yet it could be a very serious. now coming up in the program we're going to read in the had find out what we're seeing more and more americans into on the ground leftist or just plain common it's movements. and hundreds of people stranded on board a ship in the icy waters of russia's far east are closer to safety it's the last
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one out of five that got stuck there and we could go and remain strath praful icebreaker is expected to arrive later in the day to help complete the rescue mission. the poor weather has been hampering the operations strong winds snow and thick i use have made it a challenge for the ice breakers involved in freeing the vessels officials say the people on board are not in danger as they have plenty of supplies the captain of the four ship currently on route to safety describe the situation for us. we're following the i.r.s. breaker abnormal car it's clearing our way through the we're moving quite slowly it's a long difficult route and we're only at the very beginning of it there's a thick layer of ice some wyler to hit once we pass that it'll be easier but for now it's too early to make any predictions the ice may be up to two meters thick the problem is it's like a sliced consisting of many layers of ice one on top of the other the words being
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done according to schedule we have enough food and fresh water on board. southern sudan's preparing to vote on independence from the north in a weeklong referendum amid claims secession it will cause instability many fled the country during the two decade long civil war which added in two thousand and five with thousands and ing up in israel artist paulus leader has met refugees who struggle to make ends meet after finding a new home in a place considered an anime state by stay on. the road to freedom is long and its role wasn't their first choice egypt was but as the thousands of refugees fleeing sudan found themselves under assault in cairo by a police force trying to clean up the streets the decision to cross over into israel seemed and logical one. is near from here an israeli. and they do scan. and question but the journey was long
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sometimes on foot sometimes penguins to drive them you have to cross the border and coming to the israeli border with the. measure of the sort of not to see you otherwise you would be something shooting me a martyr made actually three years ago with his wife and four children he watched friends and family die along the way some were shot some died of hunger. but it's all doesn't really know what to do with these refugees last year alone eighteen thousand arrived just from sudan and eritrea it's always a party to the convention on the status of refugees which means it constantly fiji's back home if this would risk their lives but keeping them here is becoming more and more difficult. benjamin corey arm works as a cleaner in a hotel and struggles to make ends meet while.
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i didn't go to my unit. and thousands of sudanese share his story poor homes no jobs little money and it's too dangerous to go back to sudan. is again is. going to northern sudan you. and sudanese leaders have said as much if the authority is. really the northern government of sudan finds out that the person has sought asylum in israel this person would be in serious risk. persecution in january two thousand and eleven southern sudan is holding a referendum on whether to separate from the north and become an independent state
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it's the final stage in a peace agreement that ended twenty two years of war many of them have has the spurred from being in israel for such a long time with no rights whatsoever the people realize that little really have a future here and people are all saw homesick and benjamin moore not sure what to do home victims despite the risks if those are those who don't to is pretty damn. i will decide the world for my own. policy or r.t. southern israel will not take a look at some other stories from around the world in pyongyang south he wants to start bilateral talks with so as soon as possible to settle the situation on the korean peninsula the north issued a statement offering to start negotiations without preconditions in late january early february this is the second such proposal from pyongyang this week and the south dismissed the first one as insincere relations between both koreas abruptly deteriorated after the shelling of ourselves careen island in the vampyr which
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killed four people decide to blame each other for first opening fire. a radical shia cleric has declared the us britain and israel common enemies of iraq in his first speech since returning to the country after a four year self-imposed exile speaking in front of thousands of supporters the title sort of called them to reject the u.s. his return from iraq comes a month after his movement gained thirty nine seats in iraq's newly formed parliament of solder herod's an army which clashed several times with u.s. troops after the two thousand and three invasion. german authorities say they may prosecute the company responsible for contaminating animal feed with a poisonous chemical tests show weapons of de oxen at seventy seven times above the legal limit almost five supply thousand farm. down after investigations found bags produced in the northwest of the country were tainted the scare has prompted some countries to blog german pork and poultry imports from reaching consumers.
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colombia has extradited a woman known as the queen of them fed amends to the united states where she's wanted on drug trafficking charges treats elana had now is accused of having sent a massive amounts of sin that drug pills to america spain and the netherlands she was arrested in september two thousand and nine and was one of interpol's ten most wanted women should now face trial in a new york court. severe floods in brazil have killed at least thirty five people and forced over thirty five thousand to abandon their homes since late december and heavy rains have been battering the country for weeks at a state of emergency has been declared in some sixty towns a powerful storm in the state of some power left hundreds of houses submerged in water and it's the worst flooding in twenty eight years and more rain is forecast in the region in the coming days. well still ahead for you in the program here in r
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t it's a long road to becoming a russian red grey find out what now is made off and why its members have to face in the line of duty. with the united states gripped by the global economic turmoil some americans are turning to the roots of socialism to face up to the country's problems at the new york marxist school people have a chance to voice their plans for a better society is lauren lyster has more. the very first sentence of the congress manifesto in. a specter hangs over europe the speaker of communism like. in modern day us the specter of communism hangs over the bottom floor of a brick building on the west side of downtown new york city the wrexham started out actually as the new york marks of school in one nine hundred seventy five here communism is certainly no bogeyman and its poster a philosopher so to speak is revered i'm a marxist and i wanted to be around other marxists and and it's just
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a talk with all the marxists in the us that may sound a little taboo even unpatriotic to the average joe but these days amid rising poverty and inequality in the country more and more people are joining in the discussion certainly since the kind of the economic crisis where the financial crisis kind of hit home and a lot of people realized you know there are some systemic problems we saw a huge increase in. traffic here people opening their eyes to a different view here people's histories poster projects wherever you look you can see a chapter of events not found in history books they don't realize that that haiti was the first free black republic in the western hemisphere you know and historically they've been punished because of it. choose a door and behind it you may find any number of leftist social movements left out of mainstream news like here are. these carolers are urging
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a boycott of israel because of its policies towards palestine and the building of illegal settlements in the west bank. only a short. i think you're. behind another door you could hear the discourse left out of many american colleges i felt that it was just an amazing world the knowledge that i had never been exposed to this. people also just play poker with the side of political analysis you don't hear on cable the whole struggle of. the immigration story. is cause they kept a stranglehold. though we're at the marxist school the people we've spoken to here are calling for any kind of proletariat revolution no violent political uprising but everywhere you look the history in the philosophy of communism is here you can
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see all of the works of marx engels over here is lenin even here the writings of joseph stalin and the version of monopoly that they play is called class struggle to prepare for life in capitalist america where the object is to win the revolution of workers when it's socialism and capitalism when it's barbarism talking to people around the bric forum it seems many are trying to implement the change they're studying without uttering the s. or c. is in communism word now it's more positive to say progressive or less whatever you want to call it they are actively trying to solve the problems and inequality they see in the country which is an attempt to make change but maybe right now it's not in terms of a revolution but of working from within which you can call any number of things but probably not unpatriotic lauren lyster r.t. new york. how do you get the latest on everything we're covering here on our website that's r.t. dot com let's now take
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a look at our what's being done right now. while the economic blame game in the u.s. continues americans still struggle with unemployment taxes and lack of affordable medicare find out who's held responsible on our site. in an imperial light delight once the official residence of the russians r.'s see how the winter palace and saying good as burke has become a stunning venue for these state of the art shows that i am. more is available at r.t. dot com. revered and fear and they are the cream of russia's military crop in the country special forces spetznaz are the first and often the last line of defense against many of today's threats including terrorism as art is maria financial reports it takes a blood sweat and years to earn one of their red brace.
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these young soldiers part of the country's internal forces are preparing to meet and it's france their country may face a history of special units all sprits nasa goes back centuries the tactics and techniques have evolved dependent on the key challenges of the twenty's guys have always been the lead and in the twenty first.


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