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headlines on r t a deadly situation develops of northern kossovo as nato implements shoot to kill orders to demolish robots built by local serbs near a disputed check of. people living in that tripoli take to the streets angered a former rebels carry guns in the city people in one of the few remaining gadhafi stronghold suffer from a deepening humanitarian crisis. also operation occupy wall street grows in the us against inequality and corporate influence while people's fear returns towards the police following a series of arrests seven cases a brutal behavior. of the media takes its judgment all russia's political future in
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the wake of dmitri medvedev interviewed over his assertion of a mob to send the second term. to stop or eleven pm saturday evening here in moscow you're watching our t.v. and we're not northern kossovo nato peacekeepers have used to shoot to kill threats to break a roadblock i served protesters on the border earlier attempts to remove it this week failed and left several serbs injured parties an executive chef ski is close to the action with his report. on friday the k. four troops removed one of the barricades which the course was set up in order to block the police and make a fortune 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 locating this particular area
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and ordered them that they should leave the serbs obeyed and retreated peacefully with no violence and set up another a manmade checkpoint two large trucks on a bridge blocking the road access ok for troops into the northern part of course there was still more than ten people remain in local hospitals in the middle of it in the town of. after being injured in tuesday's clashes with the k. four troops we managed to pay them a visit and ask them what exactly happened on tuesday. that is. we were standing by the barricade when the soldiers started shouting and shooting at us i didn't know what they would shoot you with so i got scared and started running away when i was hit from the shoulder and it turned out to be a perforated my lungs. the most interesting fact here is that the k. four troops and nato have been trying to convince everybody that they only used
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rubber bullets and tear gas grenades against the angry mob to pacify them but doctors in local hospitals told us that they those people who were injured in those clashes were delivered to hospitals carrying gunshot wounds to the room forty seven men in heavy 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 sort of people is very strong now to show that they do not want to be part of the course of a republic. although they are telling us to leave we have no way to leave this is because constable is our land our home and our life it seems that we are on our
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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 using the cost of a service of provoking violence and the russian foreign ministry expressing deepest concerns over the situation here saying that this may seem as a small as a minor border crossing this but in reality this could destabilize the situation in the whole region. well the actions of the nato peacekeepers may only provoke i've not prevent more violence that's according to belgrade based political analyst and it's not that. 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 they were the air force for the albanian separatists are now acting as 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 are actually. the stabilizing the situation they're actually bringing conflict . everything was reasonably peaceful until they gave the green light for albanian special police forces to forcibly take the administrative border back in july and ever since then they've been giving them full support superior courage and actually the government and prishtina. headed by a caution toci who is wanted for various charges from organ trafficking to drug trafficking and that they're encouraging him to more violence that they're not a peace partner at all they're total factor of war and the stabilization. artes and i say it isn't cos of all and of we'll be bringing you updates as and when they happen and meanwhile you can also have to r.t. his free video page to get the freshest pictures of this border dispute or you can watch up there or download them and broadcast quality for free to check it out on
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a free video r t v dot com. nation and free. education free transport chargers free. range three. three. three. download free broadcast quality video for your media project free media guide to r t dot com. people at tripoli have been protesting against the revolutionary troops that took over the city while they're angry that hundreds of armed men are still cruising the streets after capturing the city in late august locals argue that their presence provides little security as they follow no particular orders that they fire their weapons at a will probably perry the editor of into that investigative magazine consortia news things that people are now realizing the cost of blindly supporting the
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revolutionary forces there is evidence 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 true. one of the ok leaders who was killed recently a cheer was a libyan came from this general area and now we know that one of the leaders of the rebel forces that took tripoli was also considered very close to a kite it was indeed trained by the united states for some time before he was allowed to go free so it appears that the people with the guns on the side of the libyan rebels are now the government are people who have this very mixed background and it's not clear how this plays out when you get down to the point once the country under the control there so this force which side of this force will will be predominant. libin revolutionary forces say they have surrounded the city of sirte
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i get off the stronghold meanwhile aid agencies are alarmed at the thousands of civilians fleeing the siege tell people are being driven from their homes by fierce fighting as well as a lack of supplies all that lions deputy editor of the independent online magazine spike says the situation has only been made worse by nato. and this is the inevitable consequence of the think things that i got rolling back in february that kind of half hearted intervention was always going to end up with last forces in iraq is this is the kind of love 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 no could be making things worse not simply by bombarding the city but boy actually having made such a fuss about civilians and your be all or harshly even though they clearly healthy but by saying that it's given because buffy forces a real influence to keep keep their civilians in the city probably
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a good. many of them would like to get out of. actively becoming the shield by which the they can they can stay there for a. long for a bit longer with no end in sight to the libyan conflict or many are warning it could follow the path of the afghan war that's been raging for a decade now a leader of the program we asked people in new york what they think ten years of fighting have achieved. do you really see anything changing even if we stay there another hundred years for a war there for that long it would be for something and we've got to begin sort it out of it you think that's going to happen no more opinions on the worthiness of the afghan war from the big apple coming to you in just a few minutes last. as one of the worst droughts in decades forces a growing number of farmers of india to take their own. lives look at why their families blame the state after nature. now hundreds of people have hit the
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streets of portugal's two biggest cities to protest against austerity measures that richard country had to ask for a seventy eight billion euro rescue package made to avoid bankruptcy well under the bailout lisbon agreed to implement harsh cuts but is still fighting to reduce its budget deficit and nother struggle eurozone state greece is trying to convince international inspectors that it deserves another portion of its bailout the greek government has pushed through pension cuts and extra taxes to try and please its creditors. and i repeat for the u.k. and the party says the e.u. obsession with euro can only end in disaster. as far as the greek people are concerned here's to the single currency means higher taxes low gov expenditure and cuts in the standard of living and also for and also even even for a country like germany in fact specifically a country like germany. here's to the single currency it 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 should 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 the future these are viewed him and they are discredited me 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 caught 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 koreans of yours which are required are actually paid out and called. and it's not only greeks up in arms about the situation they've been dumped into the u.s. is also witnessing angry moves in the nation's financial hub hundreds have thrown
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their weight behind the latest demonstration named occupy wall street to protest against the huge influence and bad behavior of corporations and billionaires and see a churkin that was there that the protesters are here for a simple reason they feel duped and defrauded by the system that blank wall street greed because again meltdown that led to comic labs one in six americans are currently living in poverty bankers were held accountable and it was the people who have to suffer this could be the skeleton you know the beginning of what it was really as high profile activists and scholars started joining these crowds it became harder for the media to ignore 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 protesters were 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
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a lot of people on the one percent and you know a fraction of the one percent that have all the money and really all of our if you think about it because they say goes they influenced a lot of decisions which doesn't help anyone else but them so that's why everyone else is going through the protests gather first family and support many are beginning to wonder if this could become reminiscent of what america saw in wisconsin this picture up to seventy thousand people essentially stuart little building because there are places up and one of the you can support that is what it is to have. any of these demonstrators are planning to see here and throw the numbers until a real peace revolution occurred after all if the arab spring was applauded by them . why not say it was right for. me or.
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the authorities are accused of trying to silence the angry forces on a wall street's artie's cars or s.t.c. herbert are refusing to say quiet at twenty two hundred g.m.t. they look at why some are so keen it's put an end to financial rumors. bankruptcy. all agree we can't talk 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 that talking about this rumor is that a fifty percent. haircut in greek debt should a solution require a fifty percent haircut as as i believe the current finance minister suggested. you know the credit for those moves is closer closer if you could this i'm sure it was for greece. financial harpies i mean that's and he doesn't want to talk about it understandably but the cure for financial. 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
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your financial harpies i realise it's embarrassing and you should have been fornicating at the i.m.f. they gave me the financial and i are. now the russian press is true and over a president of a lot of latest interview where he explained his decision not to run for the upcoming presidential race the president admitted he shares common goals with letting her put him and the current prime minister's high popularity levels make him the best man for the candidacy. has a reaction from the papers. well the president's interview with the hands 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 why do you want him for the top job and to the sudden dismissal of now former finance minister aleksey
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who didn't so there's loss of analysis and opinions in salaries press in russia opinions both positive and not so positive let's start with the claim of the sun newspaper really worried well known here in russia and it's published in order to go to try to show you this polish laura go under the title of what were you after and what's your ambition and the analysts that the newspaper was talking to have been saying that even though the the media has finally announced his political winds and the plans of his stand them with prime minister why do you put in there's 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 is this do you speak for school to this is not a well known big newspaper in russia it's published an article under the title of
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how significant is the timing and its analysts have been saying that the media has finally managed to close a deal list of the biggest weird joining the upcoming presidential election next more trouble now lots of focus is definitely on the sudden dismissal yes now former finance minister alex equaling who is always thought to be the key ally both of the government and off the president's administration the newspaper says that staff to dismiss him like receiving more questions into what else could happen while meeting a bit if he's still in office. whatever there are analysts will see that the dismissal just shows that the president is serious in his ambitions just too much of the problem and she oh action will be held in russia in december and the presidential blow will be held next more cheney didn't happen still according to me to be there it's still going to be up to the people to decide who gets to run
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because she next despite eighty recommendation that he me is you. are political analysts vicious nikonov told r.t. that the logic and ambition as in many get of the session was clear the day it was announced but now i think this situation is pretty logical. and media for both representing the same political force united russia not being completely similar and not being twins in politics they're still pretty close here logically and politically at this point is needed if explained. is more popular then we did of himself and the question is about winning the next presidential election will not come automatically it will be a fight. is more equipped to lead the united russia in their fight in the next presidential struggle at the same time we've been here for years keeping his
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position as an important political figure. prime minister and potential leader of the united russia which makes him a politician with great perspective in the future. well you can watch the full version of that interview on our website r.t. dot com. a devastated by drought and crops killed by chemicals farmers in india face about it for survival one of the dry seasons in decades has left thousands of farmers across the country with little crops and a big debts even prompting some to take their own lives and it's artistry a shrewder reports the government is ignoring this growing problem. the sun is shining on these farm lands in southern india commonly known as the country's rice they may look watch but the grass is far from greener out here farmers are killing themselves in the thousands. of those moved to the farmers are committing suicide
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due to the influence of the other farmers who committed suicide rama locksmiths husband is one of many who succumbed to drought 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 nothing is good for me and my children and there is no one to help us how do i bear the trouble someone needs to help us. while the government has attempted to deal with the high number of farmer suicides by compensating two thousand dollars to affected families and 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
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land the government has pledged billions of dollars in relief package is to farmers and promise to increase the minimum rate on certain exports but many believe the farmers are being ignored. the government is neglecting their culture they seek information like when power will go north is not available for the farmers the government is not providing sufficient loans which is forcing from his. 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. so richard we farmers are leaving a very large was sinking water levels mean these wells are useless but have left a deep hole in farmers' pockets the state beings turned their backs on those who couldn't repay their debts the loan sharks are now demanding high interest rates
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and will take no for an answer we have the money lenders and financiers are frequently visiting are torturing us we want to be a huge we don't like drama luxury are now the bread winners tending to two eight years 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 there are it she tell him gonna india. while you're watching r t n twenty four hours a day seven days a week our website is there for you with plenty of our top stories and also there for you right now higher water hell a world famous tired world walker tries to cross the moscow river with both his nerves and his rope beginning to wobble but to find out if his death defying attack proved successful just go to our t.v. dot com loss. a portrait of the russian prime minister vladimir putin
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created for about thousands of tiny photos of the mona lisa again just log on to our t.v. off called for more photos from the international art moscow fair. and now for a brief look at some other international headlines somali pirates have reportedly kidnapped a rule chair bound french woman near the a kenya resort of level the navy and police chase the boat carrying the victim with fear and a taco down the river seven. five year old woman drowning of a kidnapping comes less than a month after somali pirates abducted a british woman and killed her husband in the same area. the second a typhoon in just a week is battering the rain so northern philippines forcing hundreds of thousands
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to evacuate the first cause landslides across the region that left at least one person dead and forecasters predict the typhoon will become more powerful as it heads towards vietnam. a light aircraft was crashed into a ferris wheel at a festival in eastern australia leaving it two children trapped of the ride for hours all amazing we know one was seriously injured in the accident and just before the crash happened rain had forced the majority of people off the ride the pilot said you never saw that wheel before smashing into it. well it's i was ten years as american troops led the invasion into afghanistan and the decade of fighting has led to thousands of u.s. soldiers and afghan civilians being killed lorri hard for this quiz people on new york streets if they believe that this war story will ever have a happy ending. it's
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been ten years since the u.s. bound to afghanistan as a prelude to an ongoing war i think a day later has it been worth it this week let's talk about that four wars there's no benefit to what is going to ing there for ten years i don't know what they have . to do and i don't know it's probably another vietnam. war where the problem is not a we're not. going to win it's just a case of more and more americans and others knowing things clearcut see that it's not worth it 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 the past nine years i don't think we've accomplished much at all very controversial question there's pros and cons to the situation what are the pros the pros is i think that we have to make a statement that we aren't able to. say things sitting down that we have
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a voice and 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 them but what we have to do. well eventually be got to bring peace and i mean that's such a nebulous thing right like why we really bringing peace to afghanistan well only time will tell you know i don't really know enough about it to say whether it was worth it and i tell you thing that's crazy that your country's been at war for ten years and you don't know anything about it better is a problem. but yeah do you think most americans feel that way you know i'm sure a lot of americans there we go pro and anti i look at this way i mean for for a war there for that long i mean i better be for something and we better be. it's a bit out of it if you think that's going to happen now it seems like most people
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don't feel like the u.s. war in afghanistan has been worth that unfortunately no one in power seems to be listening. also say with us here in r.t.l. be back with a recap of our top stories in just a few minutes. to
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