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french lawmakers approved. a bill which critics say would unfairly target muslims opponents of the legislation have been rallying in paris for days. russian scientists develop the world's 1st test for the u.k. strain of provirus that's led many countries to close their borders we hear from the russians now behind the invention while developing the new testing system we kept in mind that we need to detect other strains we could do it in short periods of time. concerned grows over the economic impact facing germany traffic backs up its borders as the e.u. criticizes his methods to contain the spread of.
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live from moscow thanks for joining us tonight here on our team to national and daniel hawkins welcome to the program and after weeks of heated debate the french national assembly has voted in favor of a bill against separatism it was supposed to curb radical islam after a series of killings including the brutal beheading of a history teacher last october critics though say it unfairly targets the country's $5700000.00 muslims lawmakers adopted more than 300 amendments to the bill and many m.p.'s are still unhappy with the finished product. sit is not it is absolute silence an absence in other words the existing separate as they call it is not the same. we have to discuss the issue of the territorial separatism through separatism and the vaccination campaign and separatism of the rich one i want you to take it to the aim of this bill is precisely to reinforce our legislative arsenal to combat
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separatism and to allow the republic to act within the rule of law and in this sense it's a battle plan not a group or gore club to defend the principles of the republic leave verjuice religious extremism and its dramatic consequences you could it is a serious challenge of our time it's a law that examines us and we have the means to respond to the different holiday profit good ip but no group regrets the repressive character of exactly as well as the absence of the social and economic aspect that serves the interest of integration of our fellow citizens. well this law is a thing getting trying the foundations of the french for public it includes a tightening of rules around things such as religious teaching to all like hate and it will also see change sentences for doctors who perform the genesee tests now the idea of this was to stop islam ists from creating communities that reject the country's 2nd identity and also values of equality between men and women this is
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how the country's interior minister calls it the bill provides concrete responses to the development of radical islam and ideology hostile to the principles and values on which the republic is founded this was debated for hours in the national assembly when our ponies him falls through every section of it and more than a 100 hour was spent on letting facts and there were $300.00 amendments made the despite all of that talking this through is seen by some as being king to a witch hunt and. muslims are shocking a few people in each presidential election particularly muslims are the focus of debates leave us alone leave islam alone job or the more legal to do it if we really want to fight against terrorism what's going on today has nothing to do with this white on the contrary it will only make it worse than 50 have been at it's
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scares me it scares me for the use of it because the problem is yes we wear a veil and yes we are muslim so what because we are muslims it doesn't mean that where is limits and it is necessary to make the distinction because in my mind no other girl has also stopped cooking like muslims attention to with other countries you might remember that there was critical coverage in the english language media at the led to present my point towsley in teams that he was unhappy about past and it's also starting ties with countries such as pakistan and turkey don't forget there were protests held across the muslim world they were even effigies of president macro level for them such as the district 10000 with its crackdown and the suggestions about this rule but analysts say it doesn't go far enough in this dissatisfaction and this rule didn't include a ban on women wearing these sort of make a headscarf in areas such as university so it does seem that nobody was really
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happy with that spike in fact this bill passed or that this 1st reading this bill had being in the works spoke very long time over a year ringback ago president it talks about creating a bill like this but it really came at shop focus following a spate of islamist terror attacks in france last year there was of course the brutal beheading of history teacher samuel petty and then 3 people being slaying as a church in a nice school really a total falls to reflect decide how it was going to target this issue that keeps rearing its head time and time again it's in be really interested to see. this plays out now let's not forget though this is just the 1st hurdle yes it's been rubber stamped by the deputies in the national soberly but it now has to go to the senate where there is a suggestion that it will be strengthened even. more. russian scientists have developed the world's 1st test for the new corona strain that was
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1st detected in the u.k. delhi variant has led to many countries closing their borders it was done off pick up a story. what this particular mutation more commonly known as the british strain has caused some alarm all over the world essentially one thing to understand about it while not more aggressive as any other strain of the virus for the hosts body it is much more contagious and therefore it poses an increased risk of hospitalization and death and that's why a russian scientists decided to single out this particular strain 1st. well developed in the new test in system we used the same approach as we did for the main test it is the same express method where you need about an hour to receive test results which is much faster than the classic v.c.r. testing we don't try to replace our main test it is not a method for mass diagnostics it's a tool for e.p.d. milage ical surveillance to control the spread of new strains. well developed in
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the new testing system we kept in mind that if we need to detect other strains we could do it in a short period of time. well one thing to understand about covert 19 is that it's a virus that well it mutates very easily adapting to different environments and so on that's why this is potentially very concerning because what if it develops and evolves into a version that kills people quicker so that's why europe was still on lockdown at least of some degree some countries of closed outside of the e.u. travel's some countries closed borders even with some of its e.u. neighbors and the move the virus exists and by the way there are no signs that it is going anywhere the movie versions of itself will create but the russians are saying that that with this new technology they will be able to quickly identify and single out whatever new strain comes up. our justice system aims to detect
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a mutation in a protein that was 1st found in this strain in britain but later it was also found in south african and brazilian strains as well. initially we planned to use to test for repeated marginal surveillance so it was now i do not exclude the possibility of the details can be used for differential diagnosis but all you have to corona virus has been diagnosed in order to understand what kind of virus exposure is affected with so the more scientists know about covert 19 the more information doctors have so they will be able to potentially at least tailor their treatment in accordance as to which strain a patient has and well make it more personal make it more individual and hopefully prevent more deaths traffic crossing between germany and the czech republic as well as parts of austria has ground to hold off the world and shut its borders fearing the spread of the highly contagious u.k. variant of covert because all of us takes a closer look at the repercussions of the. huge traffic jams tailing back from
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germany's borders with both the czech republic and austria this is after burley and introduced border checks on sunday evening following outbreaks of mutant coronavirus trains in both the czech republic and in parts of austria in the tirol region in particular they put in place these blocks at seeing the huge traffic jams isn't the only areas that could be happening as well stephens i bear to angola merkel spokes person the german government spokes person has said that they government it currently reviewing doing the same thing at the borders with france due to outbreaks in that country as well no movement on that decision just yet to close the borders between germany and france it has happened between austria at the czech republic and germany and so far the interior ministry here in berlin have acknowledged that situation is far from ideal skipped truly of course that our
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traffic jams and waits in times have increased at the borders at least that's what it was like when the federal police checked about 10000 people and turned away about 5000 on the rival well these traffic jams aren't just in convience they pose real problems for the german economy take the car industry for example that operates on just in time deliveries of supplies in order to work on the construction of automobiles just the shortest amount of delay well that can have a potentially huge knock on effect many parts for automobile production the german locations to deliver just in time or just in sequence directly to the assembly line from austria and the czech republic if the testing and controls of the border that result in long traffic jams many car plants in germany will have a breakdown of the supply chains and the subsequent production standstill on their hands the 1st assembly line. and so will come to a stop within a few hours in the absence of material supplies there's also diplomatic fallout
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from these border controls both vienna and brussels aren't happy with that they've been put in place there's been some particularly spicy language coming out of parts of austria germany though says it stands by the decision to put these checks in place for weeks but there is minister president marcos sorta hasn't missed a single opportunity to take a pot shot at the role these constant push your roots of remarks are disgraceful and don't be fit a minister president that's not the way to treat neighbors the truth is that the virus cannot be stopped by close borders i think it's wrong to return to europe with close boris' like we had in march 20000 and we're battling the mutated virus on the borders with the czech republican or strip the e.u. commission should support us and not throw a spanner in the works with their cheap suggestions it seems relentless for germany at the moment not only dealing with the diplomatic fallout that comes from putting
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in place these checks they're also dealing with an outbreak of the virus in the west of the country as well as an ice cream factory and also pretty quick 210 out of 600 workers there have tested positive for code 19 at least 2 of those it's been confirmed have tested positive for that mutated british variant of the corona virus so a lot going on a lot of stress is placed on the east those borders and in the west with a new outbreak as well an m.e.p. for the alternative for germany party says the ease approach to the pandemic has laid bare its limitations. the european union showed that it is incapable to react to. an forseeable situation it begin last began last year or when member states started to act because the union was unable for a proper reaction. and then member states tried to give money and more
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competence is to do european union because they wanted to stabilize the union to show to citizens hey the union is able to do it but the more money and more power we transferred from the national capitals to brussels. the bigger where the the mistakes made in brussels the biggest mistake you have seen is that the member states gave their power to organized over keane's to brussels and to the european commission and the result is now that we have. a disaster in almost all developed countries more people. work seen and then in europe and germany is on the level of a developing country in terms of percentage of people who already got a white got lexan ated and. you see it from the early and 2020 until now the european union is unable to handle death pandemic it is just able to spend money
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for nothing in a bid to jumpstart its kaname denmark is mulling plans to roll out controversial covert vaccine passports while the practicalities are still under consideration there are fears it could mean vaccinations becoming compulsory in the country one of our instagram bloggers has been pondering the questions many are asking about the move. well i read that a is going to introduce a vaccine passport for the car gate and that other countries might be saying. well it's not effectively making the vaccine compulsory tool to those who want to leave your country who want to turn off most things i would have thought. of never being like to go by economic here but i like to travel sleuthing. not sung songs no no i don't. want to ski.
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different countries it was easy to do because. yes. people of new trucks nations to visit certain countries but not to leave their own country through to use every trick because this place would fix one target which vaccine would you even name one which ones that. depends on where you live where these not just travel you know some companies talking about making vaccines compulsory for their employees. i will most people will and that's a good thing but some people don't want. that introduction to those who think that the mother. who has their truth is right to not knowledge of the risk to get through learning. about their lives. through ship are fair enough but not all of them are like that. well yes some paper skeptical
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for understandable reasons but but that's not the polling guru all well it doesn't matter what their reasoning is they should have a choice if we go down the path of making medical procedures effectively compulsory where does that lead us or for you want to. authorities in minneapolis make a drastic u. turn on police funding that story and more after the break. this is a speculative attack that iran must is making on the fed right so he's already going to war to stop the s.e.c. is already going to war and he's shown them to be. captured now he's gone to war with fish and sand like a buy back my own stock i'm going to take your cheap money i'm going to buy it
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quite like michael saylor. and now 500 other c.e.o.'s in the s. and p. 500 like you know it that's a darn good idea. seemed wrong. but old rules just don't hold. anything you get to shape out. come out ahead and engage an equal betrayal. when so many find themselves worlds apart we choose to look for common ground.
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welcome back and the aftermath of george floyd's death last year when he was restrained by minneapolis police the u.s. city decided to do fund law enforcement since then however crime has surged and counsels you so been forced into a major u. turn the knob voted to spend a whopping $6000000.00 in a bid to regain law and order a recent data suggests the number of gunshot victims is up 250 percent compared to the same period last year additionally rape cases of increased by more than a 5th and robbery 60 percent the city currently has around $200.00 few officers than usual many left the force or went on leave amidst the scenes of protest riots and looting that followed the death of mr floyd last may.
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we got that. i want i want change bro we all want change. this is what you get when you don't hold other cops accountable when you let them kill other people when you let them kill us when you don't hold your partner accountable this is it this is. a following the months long scenes of unrest and violence the president of went out on a city council announced plans to replace the police with what she called a transformative new model of public safety and she wasn't alone in calling us radical changes. i will never call sign off on funding a police department that continues to brutalize also and i will never ever stop saying not only do we need to invest burned police well we need to completely
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dismantle the minneapolis police department. remember they voted a few months ago to take $8000000.00 away from the police department which they did and what happened there there are some businesses in the city of minneapolis who are getting hit by the same person who end 3 times in a week and now for the city council to say well we're going to spend money to hire new police officers so you know young most young must have to laugh at it it's ridiculous what's going to happen is you are going to see a shortage of police officers in larger urban centers like minneapolis and new york chicago los angeles most if not all of these cities are run by the democrats and the democrats tend to not support their police officers you can't
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support your criminals and consider them victims and not support your police and not expect crime to rise in all those cities i mentioned most of them have skyrocketing homicide rates skyrocketing violent crime rates you vilify your police officers you better make friends with criminals because that's all you're going to have left. clashes are often custom between protesters and riot police as thousands of people sort through the streets protesting the rest the run of problems so the musician was detained for calling the former spanish king and feet boss and police used a robot what it's like trains to cross. well the rapper was arrested earlier on tuesday after barricading himself in the university with his supporters has been charged with insulting the family state of the glorifying terrorism in his song lyrics and tweets protesters believe his
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imprisonment amounts to the persecution of freedom of expression. president a snowstorm has claimed at least 4 lives in the u.s. state of texas freezing temperatures also led to a massive power outage and more than 3000000 people are still without electricity and some texans left without power over lights reportedly put up inside their homes in a bid to keep. the blizzard forced lights to be canceled while thousands of motorists were stuck in traffic jams on state highways in recent days temperatures have dropped to minus 18 degrees celsius the coldest seen there in more than 30 years on sunday president biden declared a state of emergency in the state the snowstorms also intensified the debate over renewable energy as many wind turbines froze to a halt while solar panels were covered with ice. in other news around the world mount etna europe's most active volcano is spewing giant fountains of lava
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and sending ash more than a kilometer into the air the airport on the italian island of sicily has halted flights because of the eruption which began on monday scientists claim there's no threat to nearby villages. in the caucasus mountain range in russia's south russia services were forced to trigger a huge avalanche the precautionary step was taken after a heavy snow storm forced local authorities to close all the ski resorts. a new report by an american think tank has cast doubt on the effectiveness of the u.s. air force's role in the fight against islamic state the study found air supremacy failed to significantly stem the spread of the islamist groups caliphate. as more. you might remember not too long ago a howl bull man claiming a historic victory that read as isis when i took it over was
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a mess now on the bottom that's exactly and there is no red the ice is caliphate. has been decimated we have one good study says while washington so successfully defeated islamic state the reportedly it's now in the process of setting up a new military base to counter islamic state which is on the rise again so if indeed a us how busy returning to a little triangle between iraq syria and turkey it seems a good moment to ask how effective really was the west against the terror threat us trump or the pentagon full marks but read a recent report by the think time grant corp which did a deep dive into us out against islamic state between 20142019 while does leonti have room for improvement a little more aggressive operations might just slightly accelerated the defeat of
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isis they were unlikely to have significantly altered the timeline the deep fighting operation inherent resolve affected arses finances but it could not affect us is his main center of gravity territory meaning the strategic attack did not play a decisive role in this operation was the probably made american taxpayers who saw 20 of the billions go towards operation inherent resolve in 20019 alone think is it really worth doing it all over again to be for the report does point to successful moments in washington's fight in iraq and syria but what stands out is that despite being much better funded than other operations in the middle east including the war in afghanistan that was a slew of errors including outdated techniques slow action uncoordinated intelligence gathering and unbelievably being out of practice.
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after decades of flying primarily overwatch mission since september the 11th the joint community's ability and capacity to plan and develop a deliberate strike operation in the deep areas actually feed this meant that many practitioners lacks experience in applying these processes to real world operations and the muscle memory to rapidly execute them and the conclusion the report comes to night the much as that last scene victorious tone of the pentagon nor does it exactly fill you with hope for any future campaigns deep strike operations help stress isis's finances and haste in its demise but what ultimately peripheral to the overall strategy ignoring this issue would be deeply problematic in a fight against a more capable adverse saree or in a more concise to their environment washington war hawks have historically preferred to repeat the mistakes over and over again so whether they break with tradition this time and take up the report's recommendations is unclear what is
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horrifyingly clear though is that villages were bombed into oblivion thousands of civilian lives were lost along with all those taxpayers billions and it still wasn't enough something that becomes all the more horrifying when it looks like round 2 is on the cards retired u.s. air force officer karen kotowski questions the motives behind washington's presence in syria. i think that the u.s. would spend if they want anything they're going to. spend at least as much as they have spent in the past bigger issues seem to be ignored when the united states makes decisions about where they want to put their military or to part with the united states military is proving is that we should spend more money on our defensive and offensive capabilities and in many ways we use these. wars not as wars but as exercises we can demonstrate technologies improve our nation's skills
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our our combat intelligence or using in kind of his own testing ground almost a playground which of course is extremely. immoral. but corn is sort of a record hoyt beauty topping the $50000.00 mark but what's making the cryptocurrency grow far out next in boom bust see what i can offer now with the latest to us again but. though do you know if your book in europe. the footy and michelle knight the sort of the beach storm of the lower street view
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us through it. when going to the movie way of ligo it in the video e.p.o. and then i'm done with. that in schools i'll still play the soul of the bees and i'm with you to. the british and american governments have often been accused of destroying lives in their own interests or you see in this these techniques these the state devising methods to and to essentially destroy the personality of an individual. by scientific means this is how one doctor's theories were allegedly used in psychological warfare against prisoners deemed a danger to the state that was the foundation for the method of psychological interrogation psychological torture of the cia disseminated from within the us intelligence community and worldwide among our allies for the next 30 years and
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other victims say they still live with the consequences today. measures human beings to change nature so i think you know the rules you yes i think is what is lost there is that there's going to make people uneasy really why should we why should we be forced to buy time just because nature sizing them. supposedly in your brain what are we going to choose that. this is a boom bust for the one business show you can't afford to miss branch a bore in washington that we have coming up by the ministration has started talks with german officials about the north stream to pipeline.

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