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top story the head of the arab league is due to visit syria wednesday in a bid to persuade the country's leader to end the six month long crackdown on the uprising there there's after each new countries announced a new round of sanctions against the regime but as artie's daniel bashar reports from brussels many question whether western concern is for syrian lives or while revenues william hague britain's foreign secretary says horrific scenes of brutality have forced this oil ban on syria but bizarrely sanctions won't stoltz for over a month. they will kick in only when europeans or world firms complete their supply contracts with syria and oil fields developed by e.u. energy giants like french to toll on being touched from at equal point of view because the sanctions would start. to go on with reduction of oil as a result the e.u. may end up subsidizing the regime they oppose the oil industry can use sixty day payment which means the e.u. could still be funding. into makes year if
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a crime the horrific critics also why the e.u. is putting profits above syrian lives. diplomats warn sanctions won't even hit the mark they hurt ordinary people not the leadership they claim to toll gates are most importantly europe's oil companies have to be on the shoulders of the syrian people while their companies are protected the e.u. is also hurting itself think exposed as damascus will simply shifts a ploy to the competition if you look at syria. already the chinese authorities said that they would bury any account e.u. officials hope new stocks of the black gold from libya would take up the slack but they may be disappointed libya will not start being productive until maybe at the end of next year and if they were an embargo on syrian oil today of course they
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would be short. with the wall riggins colonel gadhafi taking much longer than the west expected me because you know one supply before a secured another don't you bushel for all to see in brussels. dr tough action mara from the philadelphia university in jordan says that although the blame is being pinned on the syrian government the opposition has also been responsible for a good deal of violence there's two thousand people dead or so sort of they say but these two saw them maybe they are incisions some of them out and syrians but they remember there is also one thousand soldiers killed in syria so these one thousand soldiers impossibile that they have been killed by by peaceful demonstration definitely of them demonstrations in syria was not peaceful in any sense because otherwise how could it possible that one thousand army men and policemen have been killed during this five month yes there is the mistrust from both sides but we have
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the current situation and we should sit on the table and negotiate because there is no other solution. to libya now where rebels have captured a crew of oil engineers and cooks from former soviet countries as they suspected them of being pro khadafi snipers to russians have been released along with the ukrainian couple after they managed to contact the russian embassy but about twenty craniums are still being held are she's very if you know she now has more from tripoli. well as far as we know thirty two people including two owners of the russian passport and also better russian and ukrainian citizens apparently working for the russian libyan oil company here in tripoli engineers and kooks men and women have been arrested here in tripoli shortly after the rebels took the libyan capital and have been put into one of the rebels' training center here in the capital after they've been accused of been snipers of khadafi we have been able to speak to the detainees and they deny all allegations because of additional for some
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reason the finger of slavic people are snipers we have nothing to do with that we came here to earn money peacefully that these people say that they've been provided with food and water but some of them have been severely beaten and tortured by the rebels the russian embassy has actually managed to release two owners of the russian passports and ukrainian couple but around twenty other ukrainians us to been held by the rebels here in tripoli this group of the ukrainian embassy refused to take them they said they don't have running water they said that they don't have proper accommodation. they would be better to stink of c.b.c. . as well the latest what we're hearing from bani walid southeast of the capital tripoli where the fighting over it off is lost and main stronghold has been continuing in the last few days is that the rabble forces have reportedly reached a deal with the conductor's loyalists on the ground to and to the city without
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fighting this information is yet to be confirmed but if the research you do if the research agreement between the rebel forces and khadafi is forces. that actually would mean a breakthrough and we also receiving reports that scores of the libyan army as they call have reportedly crossed the frontier border into niger and many believe that gadhafi himself could also be in monday and good also. have fled the country and we have received in this report was just off to khadafi information became has claimed that the embattled colonel is in the country and has no plans to leave it anytime soon. meanwhile british prime minister david cameron has called for an inquiry into claims u.k. intelligence agents extradited terror suspects to libya where they were allegedly tortured the allegations surfaced after human rights groups in tripoli found documents outlining m i six and cia rendition programs but former british
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intelligence officer any machine expects the probe to be swept under the carpet. when david cameron calls for an inquiry into these allegations he's been credibly disingenuous under the u.k. law the inquiries act two thousand and five any inquiry this is established including this in this torture inquiry headed up by subpoena gibson is circumscribed by the very organizations that are being investigated in this case and my five an m i six so it's going to be toothless plus of course the other consideration with this is that subpoena gibson himself is heading up this inquiry was actually the intelligence services commissioner for five years prior to taking on this role so he's been cozying up to the intelligence services in the u.k. for five years i doubt if he's going to unearth anything deliberately perhaps he probably won't shine a bright light in the dark corner should we say he'll be friends to the intelligence agencies they will have lost all credibility they have double deals in libya for decades now and really their chickens are coming home to roost and i
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can't see how any government that comes into power in libya will trust whatever m i six or the british government now says. the war in libya could fuel british and french appetites for a new interventions according to rosemary hollis a professor of middle east policy studies at sydney university londo the fall interview coming your way in a little more than an hour but here's a sneak peek. cameraman tacos he took on a massive gamble that they could pull something off in libya. that would contrast with the disaster that was the intervention in iraq and you know how presidents of course we are talking as though this is a template for future interventions this is very much a kind of proxy war which must be extremely exciting and exhilarating at some level to be involved so the appetite for further interventions will exist. spain is bracing itself for mass protests as the countries set it moves ahead of
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wednesday's vote on a hotly contested change to the constitution that will. cap the budget deficit in a bid to fend off the debt crisis that's engulfing europe union say fixing a deficit limit means sacrificing social welfare for the sake of markets and as our reports with rising repossessions and unemployment many people are taking matters into their own hands. this was the last time mary carmen had guests over at her house just a day after artie came to visit she along with her fourteen year old son was evicted from the subsidized flat she called home for five years. i was fifteen days late with a payment i paid five hundred twenty four year zero and they still want to me even though i paid everything and it was months ago since then marie carmen has spent most of her time fighting to keep her apartment calm and collected but the pressure of losing a roof over her head caused mary carmen to suffer
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a heart attack call that these apartments should be distributed in such a way that people can afford to pay for them but a lot of times they can't and i'm going to fight to make this type of housing more affordable. than many carmen's case is not unique in spain the country's an employment rate of over twenty percent means many people are simply unable to make their next mortgage payments in the past two years more than three hundred thousand people have been evicted from their homes as a result of spain's financial crisis this is where members of the fifteen m. movement come in. according to the international human rights convention every person has a right to decent housing it is inevitable they have to make sure these people are not going to go homeless you just can't kick them out on the street to say they're going to zeeshan is known as the indignados or the outraged they staged protests by homes of those who are being evicted hoping to prevent court plaintiffs and the police from entering sometimes they succeed like with this woman who kept her house
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because fifteen m. interfered with either action process. these are subsidized housing people who are in tough situation financially so i can't understand how they can evict people who cannot afford to buy their own homes. so far fifteen m. have managed to stop fifty vixens across the country and for. at least for me carmen and her son they were powerless in every vixen is the cement job and the people together here believe they are fighting social injustice but some wonder with the efforts of this group of people are enough to solve the problems within the spanish system itself in madrid. righty. meanwhile the incoming head of the european central bank says the eurozone should be more financially integrated this follows outgoing chief john kludgy shay's call for the creation of a centralized financial government for europe by financial writer peter billed tells r t the eurozone system is so flawed that he thinks increasing bureaucratic
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institutions will do little to save the single currency it may indeed be if not too late and certainly very late in the day in order to institute the financial government for europe the system could collapse before it is politically possible to put these sorts of measures in place but at the same time although parliaments if you like don't want to europe to collapse there is a growing feeling both within parliaments and also amongst the people who elect parliaments and that sort of true of germany the most pro european won't be of all of the countries but there is a certain impatience away in up is it really worth giving up a sovereignty and b. possibly a lot of money in order to save a system that was really designed right from the beginning just certainly a question the parliaments are going to be putting to each other over the next
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coming months. coming up later max keiser and stacy herbert discuss the behavior of banks and the ongoing debt crisis here's a quick look at that. union members and activist groups are demanding harsher punishments against the bankers because according to a report this year by the new economics foundation they said that banks have made sixty billion pounds out of the financial crisis they helped create most of it is due to selling debt to the government it's a bust out scam it's an insurance scam it's arson scam and they get paid out on credit default swaps or other form of insurance so-called insurance and they collect money as mafia terrorist bankers or financial terrorists that's what they are they're terrorists get paid per acts of terrorism and vandalism.

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