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authorities say egypt's first round of elections have seen the highest turnout ever but the results of delayed with forecasts suggesting the islamists are winning. the un human rights. un condemns human rights violations in syria the russian votes against the resolution saying the motion is one sided and will only aggravate the conflict. and also reporting this legal loophole in the u.k. is being used as a shield for convicted immigrant criminals saving them from deportation and turning britain into a safe haven for serious offenders from the top stories this hour. good
to have you with this international news and comment around the clock around the world this is. egyptian officials say turnout for the opening round of parliamentary elections has been the highest in the country since the pharoahs efficient results are still being delayed but predictions give the lead to the islamist muslim brotherhood party as cross live now to paula severe poll of the official results aren't in yet but what can we expect at this stage. well we have received results of individual candidates because these were elections in which people were voting for both individual candidates as well as political parties and in this respect only four out of fifty three members of parliament have been officially elected the remaining were unable to receive the more than fifty percent threshold that they needed and in this respect there will be
a runoff come monday and tuesday next week but in terms of the political parties still no confirmation although we are hearing reports in these parts of the muslim brotherhood in a comfortable first position with more than fifty percent of the votes now the brotherhood has gone so far as to call on of why to accept what is the will of the people the surprise of these elections has been the strong showing of the salafist group it is expected that it could get as much as a quarter of the seats in parliament this would put it in a very poll for position to influence the debate and the discussion at a parliamentary level now this is the first time that a salafist group has registered as a political party in the past it has been accused of insanity sic tarion strife against egypt's minority christian community now we are hearing reaction from this role it has called these developments to quote the israeli government very very
disturbing the israeli defense minister says that he hopes an injury here to international treaties that it has signed in the past particularly the now shaking nine hundred seventy nine peace treaty with israel the muslim brotherhood has always been to this peace treaty it has close ties with one must and in this respect and mass has issued a statement on its website commending the egyptian people for what it says is clearly showing support for islam as the killer so people are still protesting on top here square one of these showing. well the rallying call in talking square remains much the same as it has been for weeks now and that is that people there simply do not believe the commitment of the promise by the government and the military the military is saying that it will step down once a new parliament is in place next year and it has to this end of point in a new government and they come out on guns only now we were expecting that guns required would finish announcing his new government today this is what we heard
from him it has not yet happened but after they were leaks to the media in terms of who would be making up some of those positions in the new government we're now hearing that he's reconsidering some of those positions because many of them seem to be faces and names from the old regime and this just reinforces what people in tahrir square are saying and that is that the military is not genuine about wanting to hand over power in the long run now and this have been warning not to read too much into these elections it's still not clear exactly how this new parliamentary will be structured how much power it will have and it's certainly not clear how much power the military in the long run is prepared to handle for thanks very much indeed for that update live. on the human u.n. human rights council as possible solution condemning violations committed by the syrian authorities the document appoints a special investigator to the thing to the government's abuses during the uprising which has gone on for months and calls for the main u.n.
bodies to take action russia and china voted against the resolution saying it might lead to a foreign intervention under the pretext of human rights both moscow and beijing believe the motion ignores crimes committed by the rebels will only aggravate the crisis. we think that it is the role of the international community to help resolve the internal crisis. promoting dialogue what we don't understand is that. further that can be done in yemen that cannot apply to shoot some. well from the outset the message which has been set up from some quarters capitals is there is no way dialogue can help those who go into dialogue they should stop it immediately that there is no future in the arab league initiative we believe that this is something very counterproductive and this is something which has exacerbated the situation in syria the international community is not there to
smell blood and to found confrontation but the international community is there to prevent further bloodshed and to encourage it encourage what this is what the united nations is about this is what the security council is about. well syria's main opposition group has vowed to cut ties with iran hezbollah and hamas if the current government goes professor you have gotten the rector of the trans and peace university told r.t. that that agenda goes very well with the regional interests of some other countries the western intend this of course to split of syria completely from any rain and connection as they see it in yemen the west is with the leadership and against the opposition. in syria there with the opposition and against the leadership cutting it much too sharp so it's a question where the big boys out the big boys which group and the big boys citing the big west advice and so typical of the there is libya being played again we have
heard that tune before that would probably cost much more and more many more civilians than the lives that will protect and it will set the tone for a war that will go on for a long time zante committee live from moscow still to come this hour. unemployment falls in the us a sign of recovery or massaging the figures. these are real jobs this is a plantation economy. we look at whether the recent drop in joblessness reflects the real state of things in the american economy. class or investigate how the russian speaking community in the former soviet republic of a stoner is falling victim to what they call a language inquisition often losing jobs for speaking their native tongue. their stories still to come first in britain an article of the human rights act ensures the right to a family life for those who live there but what sounds fair on paper is being used
in reality by criminals because they can overturn decisions to deport them for their offenses by using the legal loophole that allows them to stay on these laws smith explains. the rights to our family life is not an absolute right and it must not be used to drive a coach and horses through our immigration system. article eight an innocuous sounding element in the human rights act but which means having children can stop illegal immigrants being kicked out of britain no matter what they've done pull houston knows what it's like to have your family destroyed his twelve year old daughter amy was killed in a hit and run by an iraqi who was banned from driving as she was crossing the road mr. the driver of the car the runner or. encourage on the corridor on the apollo the car and. she became trapped under the wheels of the car and.
he basically for seeing a little guy trapped under the wheels in the water car amy's killer asso mohammed ibrahim already had a string of minor convictions even before he moved her down and fled but because he subsequently fall of the two children by a british woman he still lives in the u.k. it's article eight that keeps him here oddly enough it was one of these that catapulted the issue into the headlines the home secretary seizing on claims that an illegal bolivian was allowed to stay in this country because of the emotional trauma of separating him from his pet not quite true but it got people talking and noticing much more serious cases including a rapist who successfully argued asylum over his social life and a killer who lived with his parents. in may this year it was revealed that nearly four thousand foreign criminals were set free from detention centers because it was
decided they couldn't be deported within a reasonable time among them dozens of rapists murderers and paedophiles separately last year nearly six hundred people use the human rights act to avoid deportation the vast majority citing the rights to a private and family life in the case of amy's killer a series of bungles and delays by the authorities meant that by the time eva haim came up for deportation he appeared to have created a family despite flimsy evidence about his parenting intentions he was allowed to stay yet she would rights campaigners argue britain's status as a haven for the persecuted is sacred these are very hard back hundreds of years they're they're embedded in international law you know the real torch is in the aftermath of the second world war so make sure that we always in a very early into sight and suppose that we help here through
a grieving father like pull that's missing the point what we have a special we are human rights act we have criminals terrorists. drug dealers oh you silly human rights acts as a shield to hide behind. contra. i haven't got a problem with the genuine asylum seekers about some kind of body heart but what we don't want to say is we don't see people abuse and what's wrong i think not what needs to be addressed amy was pulls only child he now lives alone spending his time campaigning against article eight and wondering why the rights of his daughter's immigrant killer outweigh his own laura smith r.t. . remember you can always find more stories on our website r t v dot com let's see what's lined up there right now packing in helping out you can find out how to
groups of crack computer whiz kids known as anonymous and teen poison joining forces to steal from banks and give to the poor. or so online at the moment a brand new cosmodrome called is said to be built in russia's far east discover the astronomic amount to be spent on the cutting edge space shuttle launch site all that and plenty of all figured out to dot com. russia's independent election monitoring organization is becoming brawled in scandal on the eve of the country's parliamentary poll the company says it's going to sue russian television channel n.t.v. for violation of privacy the role began when the channel's journalists went to the offices of the ngo to ask questions about the fact it received funding from abroad
but the reporters were forced out and told they didn't have permission to film and t.v. says it's puzzled at the forceful reaction to the questions asked by its crew on friday a court ruled that the n.g.o.s should pay a fine of a thousand dollars for violating election coverage laws seven days a day political silence in russia was on sunday millions will head to cast their ballot in the parliamentary poll and on sunday you can join us that's tomorrow for extensive coverage of those elections and we'll be bringing you the results the reaction and in depth analysis. complete closes. the people prepare to speak. in duma election eleven. in-depth coverage of has won the hearts and minds of the russian people r.t. . and to more of course here on r.t. european leaders are planning what's being described as budgetary intervention in
the running of member states german chancellor angela merkel is pushing for the creation of a fiscal union of eurozone countries now that would mean that the financial policies of e.u. nations would have to be approved by brussels with penalties for countries which break the rules the move would require changes to the e.u. treaty riddled the director of the bridge group warns that creating a fiscal union who put an end to democracy within the. if there is a fiscal union which will take years to build in the u. that will mean that there will be the end of democracy within europe it will mean that countries will be effectively governed by the european central bank and germany cannot make thinking and the interests of of a very few. european elite based in brussels it's really dangerous i think to centralize power the euro has created a great deal of economic problems and then they're going to cap more problems onto that by creating a fiscal union which will mean that government's tax and spend policy will in
a sense be wrong form brussels and frankfurt that is a new deeply undemocratic stored up further trouble in the future with the problems are with the euro and they really do need to recognise that the euro should be broken up into more manageable parts and countries have control over their own economic policies again and that way they can get growth back into europe at the moment the european economy is just stagnating because they're stuck in a straight jacket of the european single currency. as the global economic crisis reaches auntie's financial pundit max kinds he continues his mission to expose the shadowy figures behind it is revelations in full and coming up in about two hours from now but here's a quick preview for a. german finance minister says big bazooka not ready would not stem crisis even if it was this suggests to me that in fact wolfgang schauble is meeting in private with goldman sachs bankers and telling them to short the heck out of europe right now because the plan is to pull the rug out from under them
well we saw that in the greece an area remember john paulson the hedge fund manager was in greece in athens shortly before the crisis took called there and was meeting with the government and instructing them on how he was going to rip that country down using massive short sales so this financial terrorism using weapons of mass financial destruction to destroy economies and impose austerity measures is that now taken to a much wider level they want to take down the entire eurozone. unemployment in the u.s. has dropped to its lowest level in two and a half years according to the latest official figures i want to bring chu to barack obama in the run up to elections republicans are unimpressed saying the job loss rate is still higher than when he took office trends for cost to celebrity thinks the democrats are simply spinning the numbers to their advantage when you look at
the real numbers in who got the jobs it's. food stamp employees oh there were jobs created in retail you know those wonderful jobs we take people's money and you say have a nice day and there were jobs in hospitality that's another word for cleaning up somebody who's room oh when there were jobs in health care you know working in nursing homes making sixty to fifty a week by the time after taxes you know so these are real jobs this is a plantation economy and the big law that no one's talking about as they pump up this week number you need a hundred twenty five thousand jobs a month just to account for the new people moving in to the economy and population growth so that leaves all the people that have lost all these jobs
since the great recession hit still out of work. when as many americans are struggling to find work there's a busy planning their christmas shopping but is there a place for keeping up to date with world events on the lists their health and it has been looking for answers on the streets of new york. are people aware of what's going on in the world this holiday season are they only interested in shopping this week let's talk about that what do you make of the first egyptian election since the revolution so no idea about well what do you think is the importance of it don't know anything about it or what's on your mind that shopping do you agree with britain's choice to pull out of its embassy in tehran. we don't follow the news these days so i'm not so informed about what do you follow these days. all the trip around the city how do you think the european
union should handle the greek situation but hear me out so that they really don't follow that closely now what are you guys been powering the news. knowledgeable. he watches the news i watch the good. what is that h.d.t.v. and the cooking channel did you think nato had a right to pakistan this is getting very political i'm on a five day holiday i'm not going to get to try to political discussion i don't mean the sit down now world with you but i'm being more tension there was having over here there was a bit in another country that is somewhat not affecting us do you think that's what most people feel probably what about to you probably whether or not you've crossed everything off your list this holiday the bottom line is you might want to consider taking a break from shopping to find out what's going on in the rest of the world. and
here is a look at what else is making news around the world in our world update this hour iranian diplomats have returned home to a hero's welcome after being expelled from the u.k. they were told to leave the country after protesters stormed british diplomatic compounds in tehran western officials blame iran's leadership for allegedly endorsing the attacks crowds of students gathered at tehran's airport to show their support for the diplomats and chant and british slogans. clashes between rioters and police in southern peru have seen one person killed and another twenty wounded firas demonstrators blocked the pan-american highway protesting against the expansion of a local prison skirmish flared up when police arrived at the scene to disperse the crowd and clear the way for vehicles is the country's second violent protest this week twenty were injured in peru in a demonstration against a mining project on tuesday. police are prepared for riots in south africa as thousands of protestors begin gathering in durban to raise awareness about climate change billed as a global day of action demonstrations come as
a summit on the topic reaches its hof waymark in the city in negotiations of focus on how the next period of riemann's will be shaped who will participate and under what rules a top u.n. official says she is confident industrial countries will renew goals to cut greenhouse gases after their current commitments expire next year. two people were killed and more than fifty injured after a stampede of a close factory in the bangladeshi capital dhaka thousands of workers rushed out of the building off the rumors of a fire stuff ran for the exits many were trampled underfoot officials said that they couldn't find any trace of a fire labor rights groups say safety standards are adequate in many of the country's factories. and it's not part of a soldier's life it can never be forgotten or undone and when they pull the trigger with another man in their sight a close look at the american troops who struggle with the morality of killing in combat is coming your way shortly here on r.t.
you can watch our special report later but here is a brief preview for you. i had to go through a ten year old boy. we train them how to. develop the orders for them so. we never explain to them why it's ok. most people at the point of looking down in time to pull the trigger became conscientious objectors. i don't remember squeezing the trigger i don't remember seeing him go down well i remember is that we shot him. the other side are soldiers too and soldiers do the song and they're trying to kill us we're trying to kill them and that's just the ugly face of war just.
nothing honorable and. i went to the war zone and i started seeing how i need to change. in the only way to do their bit of a rival and kill another person that's why i'm applying for jobs. and that full report coming up later here in alla t. over two decades since the collapse of the soviet union the russian language is coming under pressure in a stone year it used to be an official language there but a sense faced down by the authorities the vast russian community is now worried that they will be forced to favor a stone in over their native tongue. has more. a russian speaking fisherman catches a magic fish it promises to fulfill all his wishes in
a stone ian but he does not understand the language and he dumps it this social ad urges the russian minority in the stonier to learn estonian in a rather amusing fashion the reality is no joke at all. old state officials are obliged to know the estonian language in the course of their work this is written in our language law it also applies to people working in the majority of public services. just like other post soviet baltic states estonia has its own language inspection the body which oversees how the language law is being observed at times laying it down quite harshly the language inspection has the legal right to conduct spontaneous checks on anyone working in any sphere and should a person fail this story in a language exam the body may then initiate the sacking of this employee human right activists say this has turned a language inspection into
a punitive body. it is not that they have nothing to say it's just that they believe their voices are being silenced estonia's three hundred thousand strong russian minority has been protesting at what they describe as the language inquisition some of these people either lost their jobs or are on their threat of doing so because they are forbidden from speaking their native language soon if you're sort of the so often cursed soviet power never applied any restrictions on languages the stoniest were free to educate in their language nowadays the authorities have almost banned the russian language from schools besides some russian communities don't have qualified teachers who can teach physics or chemistry in a stone ian in the latest twist five workers at an orphanage were fired for not being able to speak a story into the children that's in a town where ninety six percent of the population are ethnic russians. i don't want to sound rude but as long as we leave in this country we have to leave by the lord
and i fired those people because they had been warned but did nothing cumin rights activists acknowledge the rule of the law but stress that in the language case it is not applied properly because a couple law doesn't put any difference between narva we're almost everyone sees russian as their native language and other parts where most of the people speak a stone ian and with such disproportion we can talk of direct language discrimination and direct ethnic discrimination because activists in another baltic states a lot of you have been gathering signatures and holding a referendum to make russian the second state language and many say they have a strong chance of pushing it through as stony despite being criticised by amnesty international for its language policy is adamant and it seems the russian minority would not catch the magic fish granting their wish anytime soon let's see russia ski r.t. reporting from tallinn in a stone. coming up to twenty seven minutes past the hour now here in the russian