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libyan leader colonel gadhafi accuses nato forces of murder following the death of civilians in an airstrike refugees from the country's civil conflict say there's no sign their life is returning to normal. president obama unveils plans to begin the american troop withdrawal from afghanistan ignoring some of his own military advisers who believe the pullout is premature. and a great pm battles to pass a new public finance cuts in parliament they are needed to secure yet another international bailout this despite angry protests that the people's voices are folly and dare government ears. also in our
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business bulletin find out how russia is resuming vegetable imports from europe in twenty minutes time joining. me on the russian capital you're watching r.t.l. marina joshua welcome to the program maybe a leader colonel gadhafi accuses nato of murder after a recent airstrike killed civilians the casualties have raised serious misgivings about the alliances intervention in libya even among the supporters of the campaign and while the world is taking sides in the conflict the people of libya are becoming exiles of a civil war are she's ready for national talk to some of those fleeing the dangers of their homeland. this family hasn't had the war quiet and peaceful like this one
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for months they've escaped from the libyan rebel stronghold of benghazi to hide in this refugee camp in the west of the country after a life in their native town became a nightmare. it's not safe there anymore it's become dangerous and it's not only because of explosions and gunshots one day people from the government and you call them rebels we call them terrorists came to me in told me we have to arrest your daughter because we know that she supports gadhafi. these keep has been long and hard for they were in their family but i remember. that it was i had to hide for some time from them as they've been searching for me then we knew there was a bus coming from gaza to turner's here the bus with the rebels for their purposes we took that bus with our faces covered and everybody was against gadhafi on it we told them that we were also against him and a lot of soon we kept silent until we went to egypt and from there biotin is here and we were sent here. to get them through their son was a brother doctor subquery
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a surgeon has also fled the city he says they've made three attempts on his life but he only finally left when he saw it healing. take him from from from you putting him in front of i.c.u. and paying good his body on the world that was because the doctor says people from the national transitional council were behind it this is the rebels official political body set up after the revolution in libya started in the mid february its members are recognized by many countries throughout the world as the only legitimate representatives of libya there is no other very. so the west was then there you are going to. go through the democracy there is no freedom or democracy there is just war. the refugees here say they now finally feel safe but it's not that safe from the side of the frontline either. of these people have gathered in the west of tripoli to bury those killed
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in the air strike he called in to leave and government officials a bar landed on the private compound and flattened it killing fifteen people including three key aides we have been calling for peace and negotiation for months and no one wants to listen to us and now we have to pay a very heavy price of. casualties civilian casualties and also military casualties. yes i think the time has come for the world to understand that this conflict has to come to an end immediately which is very unlikely to happen any time soon. ground in the symmetry still crash while ninety two has already claimed a preoccupation to protect civilians moscow on. r.t.e. . investigative journalist michelle calling who was just
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a few days ago believes the actions of the lines are only motivated by money they killed more civilians that's the losses from the initials problems their fears most invasions the little bombings so the real idea is not protect civilians the rio de is to achieve the economical strategical interests of their of the west us in europe i mean. i mean the financial reserves of libya remind the us see it is a bankrupt country and also preventing that kind of would be a sort of paternity used to the i.m.f. some bank for african development the old idea is to make the public international opinion accept the idea that nato is a cup of the world know that that nato has the right to make walls where they want to revisit the people in hospitals and we saw victims and you know the civilian
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population is attacked that must be very clear it has nothing to do with immunity or and war alternators bombs falling out of people to protect in the coalition's campaign is losing its initial supporters italy is now pressing for an immediate halt to airstrike distilleries ideas or reading the reports and whether nato has trapped its help it conflict it can no longer escape. civilian deaths in libya are at last making news on western news networks they say has acknowledged that a number of civilians may have been killed in an airstrike last night school nato says it regrets the loss of innocent lives in the nets and weapons now function they have caused civilian deaths and knowledge of one of its air strikes which of course last night in tripoli and may be to blame for civilian casualties the operation has been going on for three months and according to libyan officials hundreds of civilians have agreed to been killed by nato bombs so why has it taken
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so long for the major t.v. networks and newspapers to report on the carnage because the big problem with our media our mass media nowadays is not that they're left wing right it's just that they go along with whomever is in power and the whole idea of critical reporting is gone and it's not just media noticing that something is going wrong with the involvement in libya it's only a nato member has already lost faith in the operation in facts wrong has called for an end to all military activity and to allow aid in france and britain have however dismissed the calls for a station in need to his room or miscounting of libya need to do is acting under a u.n. resolution to protect civilians and many believe the alliances mean aim has always been to oust colonel gadhafi some european politicians from countries back in the campaign say that's not a job for nato but fully been people to decide the british public don't really
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understand why we've been taken into these wars and yes indeed while we probably don't know it colonel gadhafi is a murderous vicious dictator in the world and libya will be better off without him but is it our business to go in there bombing out of office if the libyans want to have a revolution and get rid of him then good luck to them are there is believe the longer the attacks in libya continue the more difficulties for nato and its bullet. bakker's the only example friend of nato was to say we will leave when they get if you will even if political defeat is killed or if connecticut are free to leave the power on its own ok for nato they will have an option to raise it but if not the point is they will after exudes result achieving nothing which will be for nato and specially for long gone and of course it will be politically disastrous nader's admission of killing civilians in recent days and they have made the headlines back home but the expressions of regret have not been felt on the ground in libya unlike
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the western bombs and missiles which continue to fall killing those the alliance says it's there to protect in brussels. r.t. . well here's a quick look at what's still had for you in the program in bellerose right down protesters taking part in an anti-government demonstration being called the silent revolution. and travel far and question more artie's new documentary channel brings the best of russia to the global audience. russian of nation experts have begun to develop a picture of what may have caused the fail air tragedy in the country's northwest they confirmed that a passenger jet hit trees before crashing into a highway relatives of victims locals were paying their last respects near the scene forty four people were killed aboard the tupolev one hundred thirty four and
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eight were rushed to several hospitals with severe injuries a ten year old boy later died bringing the number of deaths to forty five experts are exploring several explanations for the accident including human error bad weather conditions and technical failures. the u.s. has vowed to change its mission in afghanistan from a role of combat to one of support president obama has confirmed his decision to pull out a third of ground troops currently deployed in the country by next summer but it's going to come reports the american leaders decision doesn't have the complete support of his military. let's start with numbers there are around one hundred thousand american troops deployed in afghanistan right now thirty thousand of them were already part of president obama two years ago now he says by the end of next year the western a pullout those thirty thousand troops the drawdown will start this year with some ten thousand troops expected to be withdrawn by december many analysts say it's not
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a groundbreaking move from a strategic point of view after all he is pulling out what he added at the beginning of his presidency but ahead of presidential elections coming up next year it might be a face saving me he promised the withdrawals to start this year and he had to deliver the bigger question is what results has its leadership brought so far take a listen we're starting this drawdown from position of strength. is under more pressure than at any time since nine eleven. together with the pakistanis we have taken more than half of all kinds of leadership and thanks to our intelligence professionals and special forces we killed osama bin laden the only leader that al-qaeda has ever known here in the us the pressure president obama faces with regards to vanish that mostly has to do with the enormous war spending and the number of casualties among american troops president obama was elected as a war and ended up waging more wars and spending more of taxpayers billions on inconclusive battles overseas that's what
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a lot of americans are frustrated about what doesn't get enough spotlight here it is actually the results on the ground if you listen to american military officials they are constantly talking about progress fragile progress as they put it various reports on the ground say insurgency is growing among the afghans the systematic killing of civilians by nato strikes doesn't help experts say many of those now fighting against the allied forces in afghanistan are not all crowded they are not terrorists they are fighting against who they see as invaders after one of the recent strikes that killed a significant number of civilians including children even the u.s. backed afghan president karzai had to make a harsh face saving statement warning nato that if they continue killing civilians the whole of the afghan population will treat them as occupiers we have to understand that the image of karzai is a proper leader doesn't get him it doesn't get again him any popularity at home so
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he has to take a stand here is what he said a few days ago people can no longer tolerate the chants in their homes in the. community action industry guards would find find worrying is that i mean these upcoming proof withdrawals the u.s. has actually stepped up airstrikes including growing strikes in afghanistan is thought to be part of this twenty first century intelligent war strategy you know when you have no troops on the ground no. deaths of your soldiers to justify our own so it becomes possible to wage a war without having to face all these accountability issues so many afghans are worried that less troops those and necessarily mean less bombs on their homes it's a common thing in the us media for example going they talk about war losses they just give nato a loss it's very rarely do they ration the number of afghan civilians killed and that number is so many times higher experts say apart from civilians killed another thing that contributes to growing insurgency in afghanistan is the failure to
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effectively deal with the drug issue since the invasion in two thousand and one drug production there has increased enormously and it's known that some of that vast drug trade income goes to terrorists so many see marriage as war on terror as a double edged sword when it's fighting and provoking terror at the same time. college town reporting there and not everyone believes the u.s. is actually going to leave afghanistan for good we've spoken to former afghan m.p. and activist mullard joy and said as the spider promises trail of military bases will stay behind. i think you score mentor. this honest politician who continued to get enough going on and occupying my country they are just lawyer from one hand they are telling publicly to our people and the country that they will leave afghanistan by mid afternoon thousand and eleven or two thousand and twelve but from another talking because he's publicly seen the
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stomping. big us part of the military bases that are going strong. belief afghanistan i know my people. called for in these warlords and occupation forces i think the people are for us i don't go for they agree with my people that democracy never come by acclamation democracy never by a military invasion democracies never tried by cluster bomb by white phosphorus by muscle car by bombing our wedding parties. well watch the full interview with afghan activist joy in just over an hour here on our team. the greek prime minister is pushing for even more cuts as he presses parliament pass a crucial bill needed to secure a second e.u. have their proposal sparked mass protest in the country with thousands voicing anger on the streets of athens blogger michael snyder warns that economic troubles
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in greece could trigger a new wave in the global financial crisis. pre-crisis terms will be another lehman brothers moment because what you have in greece is a situation where they are just on the route if greece defaults it's not going to look just like greece is going to thirty all of your. banks all over europe or very much exposed to greece. highly leveraged for example when lehman brothers collapsed they were leveraged thirty one to one which was actually we you know germany going to actually hold water greek debt and there are literally thirty one this. greece throws their own it's going to ripple effects across the entire world and there are experts all throughout the financial industry got a warning that this could set off another two bells in a crisis. and if i'm more of use and personal experiences of france and greece now on our website that's r.t. dot com and here's what else is on the line at the moment. the european commission
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puts an end to washington's move to access personal data on passengers flying between europe and the u.s. saying the proposed tariff land ease illegal. allies in the area of brush and a lion tamer roar is way to a world record for a trick that was truly years in the making and i was planted here mitt guinness book of records and art. bell wrist police have reportedly detained up to four hundred fifty people during a series of anti-government rallies called the silent revolution then estrangement against president look schank us policies took place in the capital bids and other cities across the country post on social networking sites including facebook and twitter app and calling on belorussians to rally every wednesday the country's currently facing its worst financial crisis years after its currency was significantly devalued few weeks ago police say the protests were not authorized to
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stir the pot with water. syria has lashed out of further e.u. sanctions saying it will ignore europe's presence on the world map the e.u. made its move in response to the ongoing violent crackdown on anti-government protesters former british ambassador to syria basil eastwood says people in the country are divided over presidents a lawsuit but there's a strong desire for political process. there were great hopes that he would lead to a better future he still retains some of that popularity particularly with the urban populations in damascus and aleppo the second big city which has done relatively well out of his economic liberalization so. but in the countryside and amongst the intelligentsia i think there are now no hopes that he
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can bring about reforms but at the moment he sees himself in a battle with the forces dark forces of evil as he would see them and probably regards himself as having no other option. but one has to hope that he can be persuaded to see that has to be another way rolls in the way he is following at the moment with every day that passes with every drop of blood that is shared it gets more difficult because there is a long tradition in that part of the world of a vengeance but so far the opposition activists are starting to talk about the need for. a political process what they said at a conference in turkey two weeks ago was that the president should step down and that the vice president should hold the ring pending new
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elections on the basis of a revised constitution now that is the start of of a political discussion if anybody wanted to take it up but there is obviously no sign whatever of anybody in the regime wanting to take up that sort of idea at the moment. now to some other world news we're covering today the trial far right dutch politician geert wilders reaches its hand with the judge set to announce a verdict later on thursday after describing islamize a fascist religion that allows terrorism and calling for of the koran to be banned he stands accused of inciting hatred and discrimination wilders insisted he's comments were directed at islam and not at muslim believers it is expected that the dutch man will be acquitted on all the charges. the federal reserve has cut its forecast for us economic growth it now estimates the economy should grow up to two point nine percent this year lower and earlier predicted the central bank also
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warned of high unemployment meanwhile fed reserve chief ben bernanke he said the worsening economy has been sparked by soaring energy prices and reduced japanese production after the quake and tsunami. three people have been killed in the central peruvian sea of value after student clashes with police another twenty two were injured while protesting against the building of a new university which they believe will cause an existing one to lose funding protesters block the highway and hurled rocks as police attempted to clear the road riots began on tuesday when protesters groaned and local government building. for travel overseas who wants to explore the world's biggest country r t set to take you on a round the clock journey into the heart of russian history culture nature and science all explored by need documentary channel launching on thursday the irish couple watched as a new vision of russia prepares to go global. they travel through snow and rain and
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then. alone a warm welcome to business and see european cucumber will soon be back in russian supermarkets the government is lifting its ban on vegetable imports from the e.u. imposed following the eco lie outbreak imports may resume by the end of this month however there are certain conditions producers will have to fully certify the health of vegetables russia has been under pressure from europe to lift the ban saying it had to end protectionist measures as part of the sound vision to join the world trade organization. i think that we have to close the chapter here we should be submitted basis for much deeper corporation and collaboration between russia and the you know we will be in union in the state of the seven three and five percent of the issues which is very important. for the movement of russia and the beauty of
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. russia and around a jointly developed energy and resource rich bolivia says iran's neutrally ministry corp could help significantly increase russia's presence in south america bolivia as the second largest gas reserves in the region and quite significant oil reserves russia's gazprom is already there and takes part in the project to develop the two newly discovered deposits in the country. has moved to the markets world prices are trading low both light sweet and brant losing over one dollar the correction comes after the overnight gains which followed the us government report showing a decline in the country's crude supplies last week asian markets are mixed this like a bounce back from earlier losses following a downbeat us outlook from fed chief ben bernanke it. is up one point seven percent after the company c.e.o. said that production was almost back to normal following the march earthquake
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however exporters are still under pressure linpus is down two point six percent toshiba two percent in the red hong kong's hang seng is losing point eight percent almost it's mainly dragged down by banks china construction bank to office and lower. tier russian trading will start in an hour both the us years and my six closed slightly up early losses on wednesday the growth was mainly driven by stronger energy and mining stocks. federal reserve held rates steady on wednesday mark rubenstein i see metropole believes the statement by fed chairman ben bernanke could help lift russia not its short. as mr bernanke you see on the market that their their exit from the q e two is going to be gradual and that the fed is a standing ready to do whatever it takes to move this job market and this economy haya so the market can read into dad's and the phantom i contemplate
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there a q e three or some sort of q e three so i think this is this is going to move the markets higher i think not my child but slightly higher a particular year in the fact that the volumes are a lower during this time of the year but again i think the value investors are going to come in the next and i think the headlines with marina to stay with us for that.
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