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on the. top stories on our t.v. a deadly situation develops in northern kossovo as nato implements a shoot to kill orders to demolish roadblocks built by local serbs near a disputed checkpoint. people living in tripoli take to the streets anger the former rebels carry bonce in the city while people in one of the few remaining gadhafi stronghold suffer from a deepening one experiment crisis. also operation occupy wall street grows of the u.s. against an already and corporate influence people's very turns towards the police following a series of arrests and cases of google big media. and the media makes its
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judgment on russia's political future in the wake of the move from the veterans interview over his decision not to seek a second term. just south or eight pm here in the russian capital this is our t. in northern kossovo nato peacekeepers have used shoot to kill threats to break a roadblock by serb protesters on the border earlier attempts to remove it this week failed and the left several serbs ensured archy's i say the shots he is close to the action with this report. friday the case for troops removed one of the barricades which. because it was set up in order to block the police and the k. for troops from gaining access to the area and we understand that more than one hundred k. four troops came over there pointed their guns at the serbs blockading this
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particular area and ordered them that they should believe the serbs obeyed and retreated peacefully with no violence and set up another manmade checkpoint and two large trucks on a bridge thus blocking the road the access ok for troops into the northern part of course there was still more than ten people remain in local hospitals in need of it's in the town of. after being injured in tuesday's clashes with a k. four troops we managed to pay them a visit and ask them what exactly happened on tuesday. this is. we were standing by the barricade when the soldiers started shouting and shooting at us i didn't know what they were shooting with so i got scared and started running away then i was hit on the shoulder and it turned out to be a perforated my lung the most interesting fact here is that they came for troops and nato have been trying to convince everybody that they only used rubber bullets
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and tear gas grenades against the angry mob to pacify them but doctors and local hospitals told us that they those people who were injured in those clashes were delivered to hospitals carrying gunshot wounds. received seven male and have a condition gunshot wounds fractures and bruises they were not from rubber bullets not a single of them had a rubber hold those wounds were caused by regular bullets which we extracted from their bodies. now the serbs may have lost one of their checkpoints but they have lots more around the area we've counted more than ten different checkpoints the determination of the circle is very strong to show that they do not want to be part of the course of the republic. and they are telling us to leave because we have no way to leave this is because constable is our land our home and our life it seems
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that we are on our own now and we will stand our ground there has been very harsh international response on the actions of this week here in kosovo with the united states accusing the course of the serbs of provoking violence and the russian foreign ministry expressing deep concerns over the situation here saying that this may seem as a small as a minor border crossing dispute but in reality this could destabilize the situation in the whole region. well the actions of the native peacekeepers may only provoke and not prevents more violence that's according to belgrade based political analyst i think. they've totally and openly stepped out of the un mandate and they're really really now just like during one nine hundred ninety nine during the bombing when there was the air force for the albanian separatists or now they can use their infantry so this is what we have this is a clear breach of the u.n. charter and of the resolution twelve forty four all they're doing right now is that
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they're actually. the stabilizing the situation they're actually bringing conflict . there thing was reasonably peaceful until they gave the green light for our albanian special police forces to forcibly take the administrative border back in july and ever since then they've been giving them full support so they're encouraging actually the government to preach to not. headed by harsh in karachi wanted for various charges from organ trafficking to drug trafficking and they're encouraging them to more violence so they're not a peace partner at all they're probably thought of war and the stabilization parties and i'd say arshad ski isn't possible and we'll be bringing you updates as and when they happen in a while you can have the arguments prevail page to get the freshest pictures of this order just because you can watch them there or download them and broadcast
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quality for free or check out free video. top. if you. couldn't take three days for free. range free. three stooges free. old free born to live video for your media project and a free video gone to our t.v. dot com. people in it for police have been protesting against a revolutionary troops that took over the city well they're angry that hundreds of armed men are still cruising the streets out to capture the city in late august locals argue that their presence provides little security as they follow no particular orders and they fire their weapons at well perry is the editor of internet investigative magazine consortium news and he thinks people are now realizing the cost of blindly supporting the revolutionary forces there is evidence
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even going back to the very beginning that the eastern part of libya was a hotbed of islamic radicalism some of these people have been attracted to. one of the leaders who was killed recently appear was a libyan he came from this general area and now we know that one of the leaders of the rebel forces there. was also considered very close to a client and was indeed detained by the united states for some time before he was allowed to go free so it appears there are people with guns on the side of the libyan rebels and now the government people have this very mixed background and it's not clear how do you know when you get down to the point of once the country under the control there so there's force which side of this force will will be predominant live in a revolutionary forces say they have surrounded the city of sirte get off the strongholds meanwhile aid agencies are of wire that the thousands of civilians
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fleeing the besieged town people are being driven from their homes by fierce fighting and a lot of supplies rob ryan step it editor of the and the pen and all the rags in spite of the situation has only been made worse by nato. this is the inevitable consequence of the think things that i got rolling back in february a year that kind of half hearted intervention was always going to end with the last stand by gadhafi forces in fact is this is the kind of last stand that we expected in tripoli a few weeks ago that never happened and clearly there's a lot in this thing about the role of the international community you know could be making things worse not simply by bombarding the city put by actually having made such a force of civilians and not being a teacher or two or even by three to half a foot by saying that if given the khadafi forces a real sense of to keep civilians in the city. probably against well sure sure many of them would like to get out of there know. their fates if you become a kind of
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a shield by which the that they can they can stay there for a long for a bit longer. well with no end in sight to the libyan conflict many are warning it put follow the path of the afghan war despite raging for a decade now but later in the program we asked people in new york what they think ten years of fighting have achieved. really. even if we see there another hundred years for a war there for that long they better be for something and we better be getting something out of it you think that's going to happen. more opinions on the worthiness of the afghan war from the big apple in just a few minutes. as one of the worst droughts in decades forces a growing number of farmers in india to take their own lives well but why their families blame the state not nature. the first french president nicolas sarkozy has admitted the financial failure of greece would be the
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failure of all of europe you get called on e.u. partners not to leave athens without help following a meeting with the country's prime minister in paris psycho's ease words however aren't the match with action as the euro zone is still delaying its decision on whether to release more of the bailout money international inspectors are trying to wade through the tide of public anger to assess whether out of this deserves another shot of the money the greek government has pushed through pension cuts and extra taxes to try and please its creditors one of dartmouth an m.e.p. for the u.k. independence party says the e.u.'s obsession with the euro can only end in disaster . as for the greek people a concern out here is to the single currency means higher taxes low gov expenditure and cuts in their standard of living and also for and also even even for a country like germany and france specifically a country like germany and here's the single currency means massive transfer
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payments paid to countries in southern europe and what's happening is that the germans are no longer putting up with it we shouldn't be where we are now and it is because of the fanaticism of this european elite and we should look very carefully at what they have to say in future these are guilty men and they are discredited and what is very worrying is that as my as my father used to say to me when i was a young man he said if you make a financial guarantee the nature of five financial guarantees is that they get cooled and there is a limit to how much even a country like germany can produce because a country like france is actually much much less and there will be a long term question marks over the credit credit worthiness of france and germany if the multiple trillions of yours which are required are actually paid up and call them. and it's not only greeks up in arms about the situation they've been dumped into and the us is also witnessing and the moves of the nations for the national heart hundreds have thrown their weight behind the latest demonstration named
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occupy wall street protest against the huge influence and bad behavior of corporations of billionaires lackeys associate churkin out was there the protesters are here for a simple reason they feel duped and defrauded by the system on street greed because they didn't see meltdown that led to comic labs one in six americans currently living in poverty think held on a council and it was left to suffer this to be the skeleton you know the beginning of one possibly as high profile activists and scholars started joining these crowds it became harder for the media to do more these demonstrations it also became hard for most americans to not take these crowd seriously as police brutality started to her last weekend over eighty six her arrested several women were surrounded by police now and nice with pepper spray but these protesters say they're willing to pay any price to get their voices heard a lot of people are talking to one person. you know
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a fraction of the one percent have all the money and really all of our if you think about it because we would basically do is they influenced a lot of decisions. doesn't help anyone else love them. that's why everyone else is going through the test gather first. we are beginning to wonder if this is becoming this is what america southern wisconsin this is true up to seventy thousand people essentially support the capitol building because there is no. support that has to come to. any of these demonstrators are planning to see here and the growth in numbers until a real he's ready for it after all if the arab spring was supported by the power. the same with. all of the authorities are accused of trying to silence the empty voices on wall street are
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rock stars or at stacey herbert are refusing to stay quiet next hour they look at why some are so keen and to put an end to financial rumors the world bank preferred to be oh you all agree there we can't talk the truth here in the financial world here's a little video clip i want to turn to and this is the former greek finance minister yano papantonio and he is talking about this rumors of a fifty percent. haircut and greek debt should a solution require a fifty percent haircut as is i believe the current finance minister suggested you know that it's me is closer closer if you could be this. really dangerous because it's in for greece. tonio financial harpies i mean that's and he doesn't want to talk about it understandably but the cure for financial herpes yanis antonio is you've got to talk about it you've got to go to the doctor or whatever and you've got to take care of your financial harpies i realize it's embarrassing and you
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should have been fornicating at the i.m.f. and they gave you the financial harpies now you're a pariah. the russian press is chewing over president medvedev the latest interview where he explained his decision not to run for the upcoming presidential race well the president admitted that he shares common goals with voting for putin and the current prime minister's high popularity levels make him the best man for the candidacy. of reaction from the paper's. well the president's interview with the heads of the three biggest t.v. stations in russia did focus on some of the most important the latest political events in the country such as his decision not to run for a second term in office his recommendation of prime minister vladimir putin for the top job and to the sudden dismissal of the now former finance minister aleksey kudrin soldiers losses analysis and opinions in saturday's press in russia opinions
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both positive and not so positive was started with the premise of newspaper really worried well known here in russia and it's published an article trying to show you this. article the title of what were you after what's your ambition and the analysts that the newspaper was talking to have been saying that even though the meeting with video has finally announced his political plans and he plans of his stand them with prime minister why do you put in there still a lot of uncertainty since the official political programs for the upcoming parliamentary and presidential elections still have not been announced however this point of view is not shared by the analysts that he's listed newspaper or school to use another well known b.b. newspaper in russia is published an article under the title of how significant is the timing and it is analysts have been saying that the media has finally managed
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to cool the a list of the biggest liers during that upcoming presidential election next to be more true now of a loss of focus is definitely on the sudden dismissal girls now former finance minister and executive who was always thought to be a key ally both off the government's hands off the president's administration the commerce newspaper says that staff to dismiss him as receiving more questions into what else could happen well be that he did if he's still in office he. however there are analysts who say. the dismissal just shows that the president is serious in his ambitions just to monday the parliamentary election will be held in russia. and the presidential blow will be held next more cheney didn't happen still for enjoyed reading indeed if it's still going to be up to the people to decide who gets to run the country next despite daily recommendation that he meet the simple.
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logical analysts versions of the good all told r.t. that the logic and a vision of medvedev secession was clear the day it was announced but now i think this situation is pretty logical. and mediator for both representing this same political force united russia not being completely similar in not being poisons in politics and they're still pretty close he'll logically and politically at this point is needed if explained putin is more popular. did it himself and the question is about winning the next presidential election there will not come hard for medically it will be a fight. is more equipped to lead the united russia in the void in the next presidential struggle at the same time it is keeping his position as an important political figure potential prime minister the potential leader of the united russia
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which makes him a politician with great perspective. on the kind of course watch the full version of that interview on r.t. dot com. i'm devastated by drought and clumps killed by chemicals farmers in india face a battle for survival one of the dry seasons of decades has left thousands of farmers across the country with little crops and big debts even crunching summit to take their own lives as artistry afraid of reports the government's ignoring its growing problem. the sun is shining on these farm lands in southern india commonly known as the country's rice bowl they may look watch but the grass is far from greener out here farmers are killing themselves in the thousands on their closets and most of the farmers are committing suicide due to the influence of the other farmers who committed suicide rommel lakshmi's husband is one of many who succumbed to drought
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and debt and took his own life some of the driest seasons in decades and an increase in pesticides and fertilizers have rendered their land bare for the grieving families left behind the future is ground but how should i carry on with my life and nothing is good for me and my children and there is no one to help us how do i bear this trouble someone has to help us. all the government has a tentative deal with the high number of farmers they were side by contemplating two thousand dollars to affected families many families say they haven't received any money and even those who have say it's not enough studies show that during the ninety's farmers were able to make around sixty dollars per acre of land every year today just about forty dollars for almost four acres of land the government has pledged billions of dollars in relief packages to farmers and promised to increase
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the minimum rate on certain exports but many believe the farmers are being ignored . the government is neglecting a group culture basic information work when power will go north is not available for the farmers the government is not providing sufficient loans which is forcing formas to knock on the doors of money lenders. those who've tried to beat the drought themselves took out huge loans to dig wells but for many it's in vain. we are losing by making these wells but we are surviving because we are determined not to come. it's suicide we families are leaving a very sad life with the sinking water levels mean these walls are useless but have left a deep hole in farmers' pockets the state banks turn their backs on those who couldn't repay their debts the loan sharks are now demanding high interest rates and won't take no for an answer and of the money lenders and financiers are frequently
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visiting our home and torturing us they want us to pay a huge tsunami we don't like drama luxury are now the bread winner as tending to two acres of desolate farmland and rolling cigarettes to earn money to feed her children like her late husband she has no one to turn to and no way out a lonely life even though there are thousands just like her preassure either r t tell him gonna india. they're watching r t twenty four hours a day seven days a week all website is there for you with plenty of on our top stories also there right now i want to tell the world famous tightrope walker tries to cross the gospel river with both his nerves and his robe beginning to wobble to find out of his death defying a time proved successful go to art dot com plus. a portrait of the russian and a prime minister vladimir putin created from thousands of tiny photos of the mona lisa again log on to our she got the call for more photos from the international
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art moscow fair. and now for a brief look at some other international headlines somali pirates have reportedly kidnapped a wheelchair bound french woman near the kenyan resort of level the navy and police chase the boat carrying the victim but feared the top could end with a seventy five year old woman drowning the kidnapping comes less than a month after a somali pirates of ducted a british woman and killed her husband in the same area. the second typhoon in just a week is battering the rain soaked northern philippines forcing hundreds of thousands to evacuate the first calls landslides across the region and left at least one person dead forecasters predict the typhoon will become more powerful as it heads
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towards yet known. allied aircraft has crashed into a very surreal at a festival in eastern australia leaving two children trapped on the ride for hours amazingly no one was seriously injured in the accident or just before the crash happened rain had forced the majority of people off of the right the pilot said he never saw the real before smashing into it. well it's almost ten years since american troops led the invasion into afghanistan the decade of fighting has lots of thousands of u.s. soldiers and afghan civilians being killed already hard from this people on new york streets if they believe this war story will ever have a happy ending. it's been ten years since the us armed afghanistan as a prelude to an ongoing war i think later but they've been worth it this week let's talk about that for wars there's no benefit so what are these girls doing there for
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ten years i don't know have the head they do and i don't know it's probably another vietnam. war it probably is not a winner. the other side is going to win it's just a case of more and more americans and others dying it seems clear cut see that it's not worth that i don't see a goal and really see anything changing even if we stay there another hundred years it was worth it to hunt down al qaeda but i think we did there at the start with our special forces and for the past nine years i don't think we've accomplished much at all very controversial question there is present time since situation what are the pros the pros is i think that we have to make a statement that we aren't able to. seek things sitting down that we have a voice in whether it's there's more peaceful ways to present that probably how does it go on for ten years that you take a stand for ten years it's a hornet's nest there's no winner over there we have great. we're in there with
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them but what we have to do. well eventually we got to bring peace and i mean that's such a nebulous thing right like what we really bringing peace to afghanistan well only time will tell you know i don't really know enough about it to say what it was worth or do even that's crazy that your country's been at war for ten years and you don't know anything about it that is a problem. but yeah do you think most americans feel that way and you know i'm sure a lot of americans the pro and anti i look at this well i mean for for a war there for that long i mean it better be for something and we better be. it's a bit out of it if you think that's going to happen. it seems like most people don't feel like the u.s. war in afghanistan has been worth it unfortunately no one in power seems to be listening.
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