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asians ruled today. turkey admits its war plane that was taken down by syria may have crossed into syrian airspace in an incident threatening is said ready a volatile region on fire. a live video here from cairo's tahrir square again filled with agri voices as egyptians still don't know who their next president is and fear the delay in results could be used by the ruling generals to bargain for power. and it is sitting on julian assange his asylum still pending with ecuador saying it has to talk to all parties involved but stresses it won't bow to pressure .
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nine pm in moscow. good to have you with us here on r t our top story this hour turkey admits it's fighter jet shot down over syria on friday may have crossed into syrian airspace has vowed to take quote necessary action against its southern neighbor while damascus says it acted within the boundaries of international law artie's marie if an ocean reports from damascus. turkish president has tried to justify the potential crossing of the syrian border by turkey's fighter jet but saying that it's a routine for warplanes flying as a such a high speed to cross front here from time to time for short distances since the beginning syrian military officials have been saying that the plane deeds and to the syrian air space and did violate didn't break the border regulations and they had no choice but to act according to international law and ico in the turkish president they've also been stressing that they did the plane has been flying at a high speed but also it's a very long haul to today and this is the case they say when the plane tries to
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import a defense system the turkish side is also not reporting the rescue and search operation is now in to go in in the area in cooperation with the syrian side and of course the investigation continues but took each president has been equally in his prime minister who thought before that turkey's ready to take all necessary measures designed simply while the details of this news has come a time of the grease the policy of syria and of course the incident with need to country member five to jet short here in syria could provoke even further escalation and many analysts have been saying that nato could get involved turkey has been involved in this crisis here in syria they've been many reports about the rebels stationed in turkey the rebels training in turkey and what phones and ammunition is being smuggled through the turkish syrian border and just recently we've been hearing about cia offices based in the southern part of the country not
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far from the syrian border. called in a tin a weapons delivery to the rebels inside syria so all that is is very dangerous the question just remains open how far turkey is ready to go to topple the regime and president bashar al assad someone they've been criticizing and they've been condemning for bloody crackdown against his people for for a long time now. political analysts kamil was me things by downing a turkish warplane damascus is sending a clear signal to turkey and its allies. syria is a sovereign country has the right to defend its own space and its own territory and this is and vision by the turkish into the space of syria that there has been playing that double a part in the whole process. then stability that is taking place in syria the turkish government people in supplying weapons to the opposition syrian opposition
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and he's been interfering in syria now for a very long time this is the method by the sea and. they're ready and they are capable and they sending a message to everybody for turkey and the nato and for the americans don't mess with our third thirty because we're ready and we're not going to have the state to shoot down and he entered ference any aircraft that well our airspace without any approval from our country international peace envoy kofi anon insists iran should be involved in efforts to end the escalating violence in syria the u.s. and its european allies have objected to tehran's participation in the international conference on the syrian crisis anon says it's time to put differences aside and focus on pushing forward the peace process artie's marina portnoy reports from new york. in exactly one month the u.n. supervision mission in syria will expire and at this point the international
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community is attempting to exhaust all options one of those options according to joint special envoy kofi annan is to form a contact group meeting one that could take place as soon as june thirtieth in geneva joint special envoy kofi annan says that in that contact group it would be a meeting of the permanent members of the security council members of the european union and also countries that have direct influence on the opposition group in syria as well as the syrian government mr kofi annan says that he has made it clear that he believes that iran should be part of that contact group now the u.s. and its western allies were very much against sitting down at the table with iran or having iran play a role in solving the crisis in syria mr non's comments are come as there are fresh reports about the slaughter of some twenty five men near the northern city of
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aleppo in syria from what has been described and by accounts from opposition and syrian state media their rebels in syria were responsible for this ambush what is quite clear is that the massacres in cities throughout syria are getting bolder with signs of immense brutality the violence officials have been warning is is getting. very dire point we're keeping a close eye on reactions and developments in syria you can get all the latest up to date information on our facebook page and our twitter feed where we have all the latest news.
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square protesting against the military which is staging a brutal power grab results of the presidential runoff will be announced sunday four days later than expected meanwhile the standoff between the ruling generals in the muslim brotherhood continues and many fear the military could use the delay to alter the outcome of the vote. second out of confusion as to who will be announced egypt's makes president there are still many people here in tap his square as they begin a fifth straight day of holding a sit in for many of the people here are muslim brotherhood and there is growing frustration amongst them that the election results have been delayed they were
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initially supposed to come out on tuesday and increasingly more and more people here suspect foul play on the side of the army talking to protesters here they say that they worry that the delay might be because the army is trying to pull the strings from behind it's trying to quit taking its grip on power and at the same time trying to organize that it's candidate atma chafee is in fact to create egypt's next president now on friday tens of thousands of people turned out here in the square at night it was the just display of egyptian unity seen on the streets of cairo for quite some time the protesters being older guys by the muslim brotherhood but here too all the youth all sixteen of us as well as the extremist salafist party now the military has defended its position by saying that it is not trying to attain power at the same time it's criticize the muslim brotherhood candidate dr mohamed morsi doing up emotions morsi has hit back saying that they can be no further delays in the announcements of these results he says that the
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army must respect the will of the people and that these protests will continue but interestingly enough he has is no longer saying what he said just a few days ago and that is that he is the window of this election to get some more insight on what's going on in egypt we're joined live from cairo by hugh miles a journalist author and consultant specializing in the middle east so the official announcement of the presidential vote is now set for tomorrow well it used tensions on tahrir square or a few of them even further and obviously supporters of the losing candidate are going to be on the happy what do you think. egypt is a very divided society and is not going to be a satisfactory outcome whatever hospices whoever is not a good president the other side is going to be huge but fighting the clad. very unstable moments sorry cold and trying to. most of the protesters are supporters of the muslim brotherhood if their candidate loses do you think that there could be another revolution there. may be possible i mean there's all kinds
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of scenarios possible that there could be could be a huge response toppers glad there could be a revolution again could be a revolution spreading to the military which is the worst case scenario for the military rulers in this country. that will a number of. dramatic possibilities. are out that we just really don't know what's going to happen next with a military council adopting the interim constitution last week how powerful do you think the country's new president will really be. well the military. patter of the president last week when. some very. wide ranging powers involved in the problems themselves including the complete legislative powers and the powers in the country. whoever the president is going to be
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weak case president in egypt history. i mean there are many questions beyond the presidential election i mean the other voting issue is the issue because which it still won't be very little progress will spawn like these come. and in many ways this is the big prize rather than the presidency because whoever gets the right the constitution. rowel on the line for the foreseeable future not just for the next president do you think the time may come when the military may have ventura relinquish power and completely headed over to a civilian leadership. well i think it will take many. helpful to look at what's happened in turkey. finally the muslim brotherhood policy about the turkish general. but it's taken them about forty or fifty years
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to get to this point. egypt has a long way to go for democracy to prevail and the military is now the new president will take power in a country that right now doesn't have a parliament how do you think that will impact his first months in office. it's got a real the supreme council the armed forces all the real power in egypt so it's true there's no plot of the new constitution. is going to come in weeks or even weeks it's going to be very weak because of this constitutional law that in the last week every people asya here that the only power that the president is going to have is the free people when they come to visit a car apple. all right well thank you very much for insight hugh miles a journalist author and consultant specializing in the middle east joining us live via phone from cairo thanks again. but coming up later in the program
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a big game for big drinkers with engle and advancing in the european championships the team is up for the cup while fans are up for a pint but health experts warn that a thirst for glory is becoming a dangerous excuse plus. we need more money or less money more. yet because we have all the stuff of the financial crisis takes its toll on people across the globe the resident in new york ask people how a fat how or ask people how fat a paycheck they need and if more money would make them happier. but first julianna songes fate remains in the limo was ecuador ways whether to grant him political asylum latin american countries recalled its ambassador to britain for a consultation if the weeklies editor the request is denied he'll likely be arrested by british police when he steps out of the ecuadorian embassy where he's been holed up since tuesday artie's elaine a million she had chosen ecuador as capital quito and has been looking into his asylum chances only on the sunshine has been claiming that he's case was
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politically motivated denying sex crime allegations always he's wanted for questioning in sweden and it's exactly those claims of police to laser up the case tara we looked into hearing that were there but there is still no sign of the season he's on that we now president rafael correa says ecuadorian authorities are assessing if there's a real threat to a sunday's life the latin american leader has stressed that with the rejected the penalty so if he finds there's strong grounds to songes fears of being ultimately extradited to the united states he might decide the whistleblower needs protection he would. have to see if there's any death threats against julian assange will have to analyze his reasons for requesting asylum if he's had due process ecuador is a country that rejects persecution for ideological motives. we lost his extradition appeal to the u.k. supreme court either we could accept it there is ultimately handing over to sweden
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his likely to be detained immediately that's what assad said himself in his first public comments since he took refugee in the ecuadorian embassy on tuesday after having spent eighteen months under house arrest without charge that we could be excited to add it is not looming there solution to sweden that worries him the most but he's possible removal to the united states where he claims he's the subject of grand jury proceedings he also said that the u.k. and sweden deliberately slowed down his case to allow the u.s. time to drop charges against him for leaking hundreds of thousands of secret u.s. documents while ecuador might hope to be seen as a defender of these are the end ideas by accepting the world's number one whistleblower as a political refugee it could be made to suffer for its actions for example it's been suggested that ecuador is trade with the united states and consequently thousands of jobs my suffer immensely if the latin american countries shelters are signs obviously there's a lot more to this than meets the eye we have to wait and see how does
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a seemingly never ending saga plays out. swedish writer oscar sward says it isn't a scientist fear of prosecution in stockholm that pushed him to take the drastic step of seeking political asylum. in this week's issue is that he's afraid of getting them convicted for sex crimes i think that's much too simplistic even if he would be convicted in sweden he would be immediately released because he has been serving so much time in england so basically off he comes here might be a couple of weeks in imprisonment and then prosecution maybe but the after that he will be released and then what happens them well sweden has a record of being very subservient to to the u.s. when they want people or they want crackdowns on certain things in sweden and so on so that is the reason for him being scared of getting to sweden of course we always
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welcome your opinion on the stories we cover today on our website we're asking what you think the future holds for julian assad it would have you stack up right now the majority more than a third believe assad will say if we get to ecuador and iran we can reach from there less than a third though think the whistleblower will have to spend the rest of his life on the run last quarter reckon assad will be handed over to the us and sent to guantanamo bay and finally about ten percent say he will spend years in the ecuadorian embassy in london what do you think by going to argue dot com and cast your vote. from the pitch to the pub excitement over the euro two thousand and twelve football championship is reaching a crescendo and so is the drinking this weekend season england play its second round match and with the country's bars set to be packed emergency services are taking all the proper precautions as r.t. sorry for reports. i.
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think it will be in a better place to catch the game than down the local pub watching football in the pub can be absolutely fantastic it's a great big communal shared experience and many great games big hundreds of people there's not been an ounce of trouble just a fantastic atmosphere and if you can't be there a lot of people feel it's the kind of the next best thing certain things like england knights we were always at danger it could turn ugly but when it's roy is a wonderful wife to watch football having a pint in the game is part of the english drinking culture and thousands of books in london's bars and pubs whenever a match is on. the ballgame or not we're always responsible drinking tea drinks like us if you. didn't exactly. but the stats say something very different is a big problem for us and over always the last five six years we've seen
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a massive increase in our households and when they move around sixty five. incidents every year the london ambulance service operates. very drunk on the regular service the alcohol recovery is normally dispatched on a friday and saturday nights extra services are now being provided in britain big football games especially. for the euros. every home. and foul behavior from drunken english to full fans can be more than a little. of . every shift before we go. because what happens. to most people in the trunk. good for code that by providing this service that more calls to the taxpayer is the british government
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scoring a goal by catering for the problem rather than tackling it head on and england's better than expected performance has meant more people out drinking and being a weekend time to get drunk because at the lasik a call when you take sport and alcohol and you put them together generally speaking you find it doesn't matter whether your team's winning or losing in general people will use that as an excuse to drink and so our advice is to keep an eye on how much you're drinking. tournament and not just guying but actually let's remember that the tournament lasts for three weeks so if you're drinking a lot each guy name actually i've got three week period you're leaving might have taken a bit of a battering with these the fans letting this side down by being such a burden to the health service many feel it's high time english football support is save it up so there are. plenty more news for you on our web site r
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t v dot com including this lighter view such a thing as a computer hacking dutch political party trying to legalize the online attacks just so long as you warn your targets before you strike but no place like home but what lengths are you willing to go to get there well woman decided to lie about being on the road or just to get a free ride from public so you can find the story at r.t. dot com. take a look now at some other stories making headlines across the globe brainy and a riot police appear to weigh protesters with tear gas and rubber bullets injuring several opposition leaders officials haven't commented on the tactics used by officers. but promised to prevent the organization from protesting in the suburbs of the capital nama the uprising in bahrain has gone on for sixteen months with its
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shia majority rallying against the western backed sudanese for a larger role in the government. a day after mexican authorities made what they thought was one of the most important drug arrests in years they've admitted it was a case of mistaken identity officers showed off their high profile capture thursday a man was thought to be the son of the mexico and most wanted drug lord joaquin el chapo guzman but the man in the red shirt turned out to be a car salesman guzman has been in hiding since escaping from prison in two thousand and one the. leaders of germany france italy and spain agreed to push for a growth package worth one hundred thirty billion euros in the hope of kickstarting the euro zone's recovery they met in a rome ahead of next week's crucial e.u. summit the four leaders hope to create a united front that could force a consensus in the union italy's prime minister mario monti warned if the summit fails solver and borrowing costs in europe will continue rising and weaker
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economies will face increasing pressure. meeting in rome came as moody's rating agency downgraded fifteen of the world's biggest banks in the u.s. and europe later today max kaiser and stacy herbert give their analysis on the bankers actions. in banking circles it's called a ponzi scheme in nature we call it cancer cancer is a it invades the body it's a you know it starts to eat the body it is evermore the body to support itself the crowds out all the functioning aspects of the body and it kills the body kills the host same thing with these bankers around the world they're a cancer and they're pushing our legitimate businesses and the result will be a cancer ridden economic corpse from which a new economy must be born. where regardless of the state of the economy in the country from which you are watching
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us it seems that for many of us the money we make is never quite enough this week the resident takes to the streets of the big apple often associated with big bucks to find out what size salary would make people feel happy. how much of an annual salary would make you feel think that's this week let's talk about that thirty five mm hm. a euro per year that would be enough for you i think it would be good seventy five thousand here on a grand hundred grand it's forty thousand dollars some preserve the fun really serves five with forty thousand dollars around a bit a hundred fifty thousand per couple that would make you feel like that's what i would say probably. two hundred thousand dollars that's a lot but yeah this is why do people want so much money can it in the united states we think about its consumption but everyone knows that the things that you own own
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you and that the simple life can make you happy why does no one subscribe to that it's just philosophical it's what we grew up with it's what we were trained with it's what we believe do you think the answer varies from country to country in terms of success oh i'm sure does so what do you think on the scale americans fit and. do we need more money or less money more. yet because we have all the stuff especially in america the money is everything america is the money we like to live in because we. live well you know schoolteachers are definitely are in more banks why do you think that schoolteachers earn so much less than people who don't necessarily add as much value as you do i think it's because we're just good natured and we are caring and we don't we're not in it for the money sound yeah so
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those kinds of jobs are going to get paid less because you're not greedy as much money as i need. to live healthy and with my family in good shape and just to be lucky i think that's that's all i don't need that much money no more than that no more than that do you think if you made more than that you'd be happier that's though i think you spend what you make so no matter what. it is going to spend what you make yes so if you make eighty thousand dollars you're going to spend more i'm going to spend more and i'm getting a bigger house and a bigger boat and everything else to go with it we don't need that. yes i do. the bottom line is your annual salary might increase but that doesn't mean your happiness will necessarily increase with it. we're back at all but without water and stay with us you're on our team.
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we have a war lords give him a note so we have a local. groups of the colors of the sluices all our views in the whole mood right enough my marriage was like many of them might age but it wasn't. the smadi when i was fourteen yes you can liberate other women and you certainly can do it through the barrel of a gun salute effective social changes can be the afghans themselves afghan men and women we believe are going to spawn cannot truly cross paths without the patient it's them in a position and at a construction stop people in the obama administration talking about how much they
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care about the women of afghanistan it's not true they don't care about the women of afghanistan.


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