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georgia's president saakashvili admits defeat as his party is unseated in parliamentary elections despite reports of election fraud and ballot stuffing in its favor a loss and a decade long stranglehold on georgia's politics. syria's foreign minister points the finger of blame at rival personally states that he says are backing terrorism in his country as he fights back a barrage of criticism at the u.s. . nato secretary general considers an early troop withdrawal from afghanistan following a spate of the insider attacks and flagging morale. whilst profiting from poverty rising jobless rates and homelessness in britain the destitute prey for human
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trafficking rings. on screen and online twenty four hours a day seven days a week this is r.t. and i'm karen tara well president mikheil saakashvili of georgia has admitted the defeat of his ruling united national movement party in parliamentary elections effectively ending a decade long monopoly on power the opposition michael block georgian dream is now tasked with forming a new government let's cross to say at a show in tbilisi for more on the announcement i would say what exactly did mikhail saakashvili have to say. really a statement is as sensational as the outcome of this vote you may eventually become he already said despite the voting both still continuing that he spoke to a. defeat and now will work in opposition but despite that statement there are
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still growing concerns among the opposition members that the governing forces may still be stalling the outcome of this vote the vote count is going very slowly it's less than three million votes to be counted but ever since the polling stations closed last night less than thirty percent of the votes have been counted so far and also the international ngo called international transparency in georgia reported a very serious violation we received a footage of mosques to men entering a polling station in georgia taking everybody out from the polling stations and the that n.-g. o. claims that the result at this particular polling station was altered in the favor of the ruling party the u.n. am despite that still the vote counting still continues we are waiting for the results to come out maybe later during the day but we as it stands the opposition party is in the lead with a little more than fifty percent and the governing party the ruling party the unanimous trailing behind with closer to forty percent and as it stands if the such
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result comes that to be eventually in the end we are in for the first peaceful transition of power in georgia ever since the collapse of the u.s.s.r. and was at stake for the two sides i mean how did the opposition mount such a strong showing. well it's the future of the country of georgia which was at stake because the party which will have the majority in the parliament all the alliance of parties will then be able to appoint a prime minister who according to new amendments by the constitution will have the same powers as president next year when socrates that is down basically saakashvili and response which proposed these amendments in a way that their own hold because nobody expected last year when businessmen eventually form the georgia dream party that anybody could post competition to the ruling party their rating was at the around seventy percent certainly dented move from the opposition unprecedented rise but a large credit that comes from the scandal which. in the september one the footage
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of prisoner abuse and sexual torture in georgian prisons was released causing massive outcry causing mass protests in the streets of the georgian cities nevertheless the opposition seems to be winning this election and right now the people are celebrating as they were celebrating last night still given the past record of violent protests in georgia nobody can still rule out if this result changes then the people may take to the streets and we still may see some bloodletting action in the streets of georgian cities all right live from tbilisi alexander said ski who will also be tweeting and you can find him at a y r o underscore r t thank you alexei. well the syrian crisis is a result of a coherent collective effort by a gang of foreign states at least that's the message syria's foreign minister laid out for the u.n. general assembly he stressed that damascus remained open to a political solution to the civil war which is ravaging his homeland but as artie's marina poor nine reports that is not what the u.s.
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backed rebels are aiming for. spoke at length about the ongoing eighteen month civil war taking place in his country he accused the u.s. france turkey saudi arabia and qatar of inducing and aiding terrorism in his country by those countries actually arming financing and supporting the opposition groups in syria he went on to say that the calls that western countries are making for president bashar al assad to step down is not only provoking more bloodshed in his country but he says it's also a believe an interference into syria's domestic affairs he said this success of any international effort in syria would require countries including turkey saudi arabia qatar and libya to stop arming funding and training the syrian opposition and to rather encourage dialogue so the syrian foreign minister will lead of course to
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addressing the world body on the last and final day of the un general assembly he says that he is calling for a political solution and syrian led dialogue to agree on a roadmap to a more pool of florists dick and democratic syria but we heard u.s. president barack obama first call for. president bashar al assad to step down and then his sentiments were echoed by britain and by france just as the u.s. he says stood by supported and helped liberate the people in libya he would like to see the same thing done in syria but on the other hand you have many other countries such as russia china brazil and so on and so forth saying that there can't be any outside intervention into what's taking place in syria this is a crisis that needs to be decided and it between the parties between the syrian government and the opposition but as we've been reporting for the past week
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everybody's talking about the crisis in syria but not clear how to exactly solve it . damascus says the in lines share of those flying as syrian rebels are foreign mercenaries some reports even put the number at over ninety percent beirut based political analyst roula palomas says this is also clear from the videos opposition fighters posted online. all the you tube. videos taken by by the rebels themselves those who oppose the. opposition pages on facebook and elsewhere you could tell from the accent of those. different accent from different countries in the arab world i mean the libyans and yemenis and. you know like different nationalities much less you can. actually during those videos where you see. regime slaughtered by
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by those terrorists the saudis and the qataris they are playing russian roulette if i may say they would like to seize control of the. in their own minds the minds they want to create. throughout the region it's not good. they don't want to implement freedoms and democracy because if they wanted to do so they should have started in their own countries especially in saudi arabia. nato's chief has admitted the alliances withdrawal from afghanistan could come earlier than expected the statement comes on the heels of a flurry of attacks that brought us casualties to two thousand insider attacks on western soldiers are taking their toll on the troops morale as the secretary general they have also affected nato afghan relations as the alliance prepares to hand curity responsibilities to local forces middle east academic adman from the
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american university in washington believes nato has brought afghan. upon himself. well first of all the issue of the difficulty of trying to impose. a certain kind of order by foreign powers and afghanistan the other part of it has to do also with the policies which have been pursued by you know. in afghanistan these policies have not really transformed they question underground they have not greatly improved the lives of bad people and they have not contributed to building up of afghan infrastructure as some had promised more importantly i think what we are seeing is that there is a sponsor from afghan population which to a certain extent is reflected by the counter attacks from taliban and its allies there is a great deal of resentment against that tax by drones which have led to the deaths
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of many many innocent civilians in afghanistan we have in the afghan president himself karzai has called on nato to curb the separatists and stop them because they are ending up killing a lot of innocents and creating a great deal of anger an unfairness and power of nato discontent with every conflict has also brewing in the u.k. next hour we hear from a british have who wasn't banned from the house of commons for his fiery anti-war speech. the war is be prolonged by those that have the need canada that brought their troops home two years ago so the netherlands fringe new zealand is a coming out early absolutely no reason why we shouldn't bring our troops home now the only reason is that we tied in with the politics of the united states we don't
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independent state we have to remind ourselves of that we can take own decisions and what we're going to see in the future is deepening trouble they'll be more slaughtered because of this whole of this fictitious fictitious aims of the war we've seen to collapse. five medics have been arrested in a series of dawn raids and bahrain after they and four other doctors lost their final appeal over jail terms particle part and program ocracy demonstrations. from the country's largest opposition party says the courts have long been in the rulers since pockets. international but isn't that national but is talking about as not just a sin but the whole process and not that it be and conduct is just in the control of the doors would torture the torture that these men wear not even
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to the. station for their cause and the court did not know it can call up on them to be jailed for. either the ballista and when it comes to that people are. people who will be in subjected to. treatment or even killing the court just totally ignoring if there is a guilty. as you will find these a broker so it's just as for the second guess and they had to be in prisons like maybe their job and others even for just expressing their opinions this is their sort of education or not that if you are. now more bad news for bradley manning the soldier who revealed he was bolland stay in iraq and afghanistan is being denied the right to a swift trial his lawyer demands all charges be dropped saying the case is taking
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twice as long as it took to build the empire state that and more coming up. the sun rises over what seems like and lost forest but here in new directions crime hundred kilometers north of light of all storms as much of the world it's disappearing at a catastrophic rate. longers both illegal and those finding ways to outsmart the system for filing down the forests of the region for them profit goes well beyond the future of our planet and the result could be an ecological crisis we are on the hunt for illegal loggers and it's not going to be easy the forests or it's in our chances are slim now for now we can stay in our dream but a serious refined tracks will have to drop our wheels and get out silently in order
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not to scare the loggers off the xander someone in ca has been a ranger for over twenty five years he can spend weeks at a time tracking a single group of loggers easier to work when snow falls in autumn it's impossible to find human tracks and even transport tracks are hard to see after hours of driving we get sent in the right direction by word of mouth you can see that the ground is soft here which means that the twelve tractor trails are very fresh which in fact means that we need to be quiet in order to not scare them off as we get closer. this team says they're legal but have no documents now xander can now call the police to take over his work here is done he is overwhelmingly outnumbered there are too few rangers. working in the promoters region and the w w f a says the government isn't doing enough to stop it just you. know do it no one tries to stop them in just five years the force will be gone what
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will the people who live afterwards do it's a question more and more people are aware of today climate change and the safety of our environment as a whole are being discussed around the world and perhaps it's those small steps that might be a start to people living in harmony with nature. and i welcome back to our tea with me karen tara chain but with europe firmly in the financial doldrums poverty and homelessness are issues that grow larger by the day but for some it's all a business opportunity with new figures showing incidents of slavery and human trafficking they are doubling in the u.k. alone artie's laura smith now reports on just how easy it is to lure the desperate and to a life of servitude. to be able to do it right
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like. the underbelly in which the vulnerable are exploited by the other group and it's getting c.d.'s police in this territory is reporting abroad in human trafficking to the u.k. and the targets to go home to people who are then full to work with little or no pay the passage day center in london's victoria is the city's biggest voluntary day and so for the homeless today its clients are regularly targeted by gangs at the sunset and when they congregate at move all food banks. and people are given a promise. is never really fulfilled so the most recent one we had was someone was approached just outside this very building. where they were told that they could be taken to belgium to get free accommodation and. they were trying to apply the
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dependency issues so someone's clearly been drinking the same way we will supply you with drink and we give you lots of work. luckily we were able to intervene on that occasion but what times time is when people get there the reality is in some cases it can be a lot more imprisonment in many cases the homeless off the alcohol as a reward all told their families back home will be harmed if they talk about what happened to them and pasted on many berets at track. in factories and farms across england but his wages were paid to the gang who brought him a fifty one year old man who would call me at midnight sit in a black hole in the pepsi prime and break here. police say my good taste to be done by organized gangs and getting more successful playing the terraces of reports of thirty seven instance a. it's slave labor. from twenty two dollars to
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a rise of more than seventy percent it's that old so where are they going that traffics people from a town in lithuania as often as twice a week. dot com we've got one very high profile facebook meeting as mark zuckerberg visits russia prime minister did you get a new video of has a history of getting top notch gifts from his guests find out whether facebook's founder can match the best of the rest. plus it's a man's world saudi arabia airbrushes a women from the catalogue of the world's largest furniture retailer ikea discover why on our team dot com. the lawyer for whistle blowing u.s. soldier bradley manning has demanded all charges be dropped he says manning's case is being deliberately protracted the trial will only start in february well according to u.s. court martial rules it should have because on over two years ago archie's christine
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for zol visited the latest event supporting the whistleblower. his name. has evolved into a movement a movement with a mission to truth as the points. maybe are neutral maybe an idealist stage but there are things worth fighting for those who attended the event hope to eventually see accused wiki leaks or bradley manning freed from prison he's already spent eight hundred sixty two days there much of it in solitary confinement and still has not gone to trial we are here because the truth is on trial bradley is not a traitor. he's not a spot but a truth teller and it was a former national security agency executive thomas drake is a whistleblower as well like manning charged by the government under the espionage act he revealed information to a reporter with the baltimore sun that the n.s.a.
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was spying on u.s. citizens he was later found innocent freedom is extraordinarily precious he was a featured speaker along with the government accountability project director jesselyn radack manning friend and co-founder of the bradley manning support network david house duty author and stop with us and journalist chris hedges and others. who matter what anyone feels about probably many everyone in america reached course whistleblowing supports transparency probably not he's an example of a young soldier a few weeks of age to upload. so their kids everywhere should be cut a good opinion of the young and the point of the event to raise awareness in court but also to raise money donations and book sales someone even donated a bottle of wine in california white homes through everything raised here will go to the bradley manning defense fund ever since nine eleven i've been concerned that our civil liberties are in jeopardy and it's pretty obvious that. this is where i
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came from massachusetts to. here in support of several georgetown law students and professors attended the event many knew very little about me and before hand i learned a lot more than more knowledge and i came here with its very board of for me to be here but you see you have a lot. worse. to have that discussion here i discussion about a young man and his future and the future of a country's laws and legacy. in washington christine for our team. turning over some international news in brief for you this hour a pleasure boat has sunk after colliding with passenger ferry off the coast of hong kong leaving at least thirty seven people dead over one hundred twenty passengers were all of us old that was heading to a fireworks display to mark china's national day the ferry was mostly undamaged and sailed off after the collision police have arrested three crew members from each of
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the boats on suspicion of endangering people's lives. protests and strikes have rocked tunisia as hundreds took to the streets in anger over the country's failing economy the birthplace of the arab spring has seen rallies against unemployment and perceived government may collect several regions have been paralyzed by strikes held in support of activists detained during the protests. saying is reportedly ready to request a eurozone bailout as early as this weekend has been asked by germany in turn to delay the bit the news comes after several months of savage austerity and the promise of more apparently failed to appease international investors if spain goes ahead the euro zone's new bailout fund still not fully topped up what have to step in and buy spanish debt on maps analysts say if that happens in the market you lower the euro crisis indicating it's not only spreading but it's spreading out of
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control. for the time being news this news is helping boost investor confidence let's cross to our business desk to find out more marina certainly has helped turn things around on the market from what i understand exactly what i was saying in the previous hours that we've had a lackluster performance on the markets and mainly spain's unemployment rate has been really a downpour and investors but this has managed to turn things around and we see it in numbers green which means it's positive or in the black as the term is the father and with that the footsies out in a quarter of a percent in the german dax almost half a percent in the black this hour and the spanish stock market is among the best performers this hour move on and take a look at the russian markets a slightly different picture here and that is because we also saw some slight volatility in oil prices in the past them isn't that we saw in the initial hours of the trade in session also of the economy the economy ministry in the country has
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now increased its projection for capital outflow in the country and now it says that by the end of this year they expect sixty five billion dollars to leave the country not this lot of newton has been speaking recently and in the past couple of hours and he said that he still sees foreign investment to be the key source of growth in fact he said that the country needs alternative for a more exciting framework should be implemented in fact it says that by two thousand and fifteen they expect investment volume to grow by a quarter of a pause it's a combined with the negative from the economy minister and he also said that while still remains open to foreign investment and also hopes of this will bring along like knowledge the expertise of the country so badly needs so i hope we will see some more investment happen in there but one of us took a look at how currencies are performing and you will see that the euro is still strengthening against the u.s. dollar a slightly different picture when it comes to the ruble of this hour in against the
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greenback but listen to the euro so this is the picture a little bit. overturn this hour and what i have to say to karen is the name of his uncle will be joined in the next hour that's it from the for today sorry to see you go but happy that he's coming thank you marina in a few minutes max concert discovers how easy it is to forgive a debt that has already been forgiven that's in the kinds of reports. it is a way of life traditionally the people. are also highly skilled and organized. depending. on the day we found this particular camp they were settled near the
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coast of the sea here four families work together to manage nearly a thousand. people and. they can use almost every single part of the rain to help them survive. a deer is a means of transportation. with. the life in the tundra is harsh and so before winter hits many of the children are helicoptered to the center of the. boarding school. students learn different languages utilize modern technologies through specialized grant programs and even learn arts skills all within a protected the school was founded. a scientist who wanted
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a better way of life for his people but even with the most progressive ideas and education many say they don't want to trade the modern life. i have returned to the time and i actually like it here if you're outside there's fresh air fresh water looks at the site you can see deer it's a joyful sight. a sentiment that hopefully ensures that russia's northern reindeer will have caretakers for generations to come. we got their bankers of the room here we are a little bit behind me i'm here we're on the ground they're running they're ironing
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they're what i stare down the city they jump into the pub and try to take their sorrows away oh i max kaiser well the kaiser report what is deferred prosecution and how can i get some wise john to use actually from mortgage fraud banks tears in our first headline today i just read that nine most terrifying words are the english language i'm from j.p. morgan and i'm here to help yes jamie dimon has sent up thousands of letters to americans telling them he's forgiving their debts they only catch the debt most of already been flipped and discharged by a court stacy. that's right max the headline for this story reads how to erase a debt that isn't there. so as you said thousands of americans have received letters from j.p. morgan chase and bank of america from j.p. morgan they read we are canceling the remaining amount you owe chase bank of america letter reads you are proof for
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a full principal forgiveness of your home equity loan the catch well most of these debts have already been discharged in bankruptcy court oh that's right it's a legal arbitrage now we know that we have the financial of a charger they're trying to buy and sell simultaneously and capture the spread for their pockets and then when it goes bust and you know some of those dirty and then they're still part of the bonus now they have legal arbitrage take a lot reverse it makes it put in a blender constitute it it's like a bad pasty it's kind of sticks in your craw like this like something out of cornwall and washed up on the beach i just want to spit it out that's what jamie diamond all about so a lawyer for five of these clients who have received these letter is neil crane he's a lawyer in hamden connecticut he said i never thought in my wildest dreams that the banks would do this properly i think it's really wrong to be foreclosing on mortgages you don't own and relinquishing debt you don't own so the.


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