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scenes from eyewitnesses who were there rescuing people now the eight survivors so in a critical condition they're going to be brought back to moscow where they'll receive more medical treatment the situation is that these people who were killed including it one swedish citizen we are hearing they. basically couldn't be rescued after the plane crash landed on a basically a motorway broke in half before bursting into flames now doctors say they're fighting to make sure that those people who were rescued make the best coverage possible. we've received six patients physical trauma men women and a sixteen year old girl four of them are in critical condition we're doing what we can too early to make any prognosis. peter do we have any idea at this early stage about what could have caused the crash well the black box recorders from the new one three four have been recovered they're being assessed to determine exactly
what happened now the company that operated this flight rusty air their leveling the playing ground control services they had initially suggested that there may have been a power outage on the ground which would force the plates to make a blind landing without any ground control this however has been dismissed by the the ground control authorities themselves saying that didn't happen now the weather wasn't fantastic there was very poor visibility three hundred meters now so that's very poor it's not extreme especially for the the area the part of russia that this plane was flying to because of course careful it is taken planes landing in these type type of conditions many times before so an investigation is underway into what had caused this plane to crash now the plane in question it took to you one three four has been the subject of crashes in the past in fact this is the twenty eighth crash involving that particular model of aircraft in two thousand and seven the russian. transport minister it said that the plane which was initially developed in
the one nine hundred sixty s. was too old and needed to be replaced with with more modern models so this plane does have a history of having been involved in crashes in the past where they say we won't know exactly what caused this crash where there was pilot error or whether it was due to weather conditions or weather or to do any of the fact is a tale of the plot box recorders are analyzed. ok p three but there. live from moscow and stay with r.t. as we continue our coverage of that plane crash in northwest russia. to libya now where another deadly nato bombing in tripoli has reportedly killed at least fifteen civilians insists it hit a command center and the bill officials say three children among the dead it comes just a day off the alliance admitted killing up to nine civilians in another strike which is blamed on a technical failure. in austin reports now from tripoli with some images you may
find disturbing. mohammad that hurt his extended family used to be one of the biggest in the neighborhood and a table mean killed five of them his father one of his brothers his sister and her own family mohammed shows us the picture of little jumana his niece taken on his mobile phone his days before he pulled her dead body from on the day. i woke up when i heard an explosion some stones a piece of the roof fell on me i ran immediately to see how my family is and many were dead my mother survived another brother is in a coma and we don't know when or if he will recover that had is that not three days we live in this susie my district entry fully it's home to many our aging compete for most from one family this is just a regular city quarter why does the populated built up area this is what used to be there had his house the two three story buildings are reduced in ruins in just moan . after being hit in
a missile strike home are mohammed's brother who survived says they will never forgive or forget what nato has done to them destroying their lives and hems. they should take responsibility for their wrongdoing and nato has responded with an apology. intended target during last night's airstrike in tripoli was a military missile site. however from our initial assessment of the facts it appears that one weapon did not strike the intended target due to a weapons systems failure although officials in tripoli claim more than eight hundred civilians have died in nato raids there nine people they say were killed in sunday's bombardment of the city have become the first civilian casualties officially acknowledged by the alliance only on saturday nato has also admitted and other mistake in a strike this time on rebel forces neither live in oil port of brag or with the number of casualties not been disclosed we hold nato we hold mr cameron mr sarkozy
this got us corny mr obama has already shown me good response about how the deaths of these innocent children innocent was empty of an innocent fathers and mothers you cannot justify this attack would you name it wasn't. sunday's fatal error occurs in the rising concerns within nato about its operation in northern africa only eight out of its twenty eight members have joined the mission to protect civilians in libya which raises the question how many would support one to kill them. r t tripoli. and it's not just foreign intervention in libya that's claiming a growing number of civilian lives we reveal later in the program. when the u.s. starts to people who are members a lot by the new arabian peninsula and then i think the real worry is that it
expands this war to the point where so many people join up with. us is under fire for the expansion of its drone attacks in pakistan and women we question of whether the strategy is helping to fight terrorism in the region or foster it and. the greek prime minister is facing a crucial confidence vote in parliament to determine whether he'll be able to secure an. another injection of cash from you and save the country from plunging into deeper crisis on monday new finance ministers for the pressure on greece they gave athens two weeks to pass fresh budget cuts tax increases missions that must be met to secure a previously agreed installment of twelve billion euro and we don't know who came dependence party wants britain out of the e.u. says the uncertainty over the next payment for greece is understandable. they've got frozen feet about but about the whole deal i mean greece is really not
a very large economy and what are you talking about in the present seventy billion with probably more to come in twelve months time and i mean where's it all going to when i mean the what's basically happening is that the taxpayers of northern europe particularly germany are going to have to pay up. to stop greece should default and the german taxpayers don't and the taxpayers of northern europe don't particularly like obsession the near fanaticism of the european elite for the political project of united states of europe and a common currency has resulted in a terrible terrible human cost if there is a greek default the people who would suffer would be the holders of greek sovereign debt who are basically banks institutions and the like is sort of the people who are suffering now. who are principally private the two million private sector employees in greece who are actually bearing the brunt of these draconian austerity
cuts. over austerity cuts is mounting another debt ridden east dates to spain we saw mass protests against the harsh measures john gaunt of the referendum campaign believes it's too late to save greece spain could be next to topple. if we just keep pumping money into greece it's only putting off the death of the. record i mean they are already bankrupt we have to wake up and smell the coffee and say enough is enough greece is going to go arlen is going to go portugal and of course the big one that everyone is worried about is the state of spying that is what some of our banks like barclays have been reducing our liabilities in spain because clearly the property slump in spain is much bigger than a spanish government is telling people they say there's only been a drop of eighteen percent i do radio shows in spain people are losing seventy percent sixty percent in the fire you have their homes and their developments spain
will be the next one to topple but why should the united kingdom which is already facing massive recession massive cuts in our social services massive cuts in our essential services and public services cutting down of our armed forces cutting down of our police etc etc why should we the u.k. taxpayer pay energy the german taxpayer pay for the ineptitude of the greek government i say we shouldn't i say let's get out of the euro and the now. financial guru max kaiser has his say about the e.u. financial woes and overwhelming debt dependents you can catch up with his unique analysis later in the day. a generation ago or two generations ago the word work imply accumulating savings but now the word work means accumulating debt so what they're saying is you young people out there who are entering the workforce if you work really hard you will accumulate massive.
the u.s. has stepped up its drone attacks in pakistan the most recent reportedly killing at least twelve people however a growing number of civilian deaths in the strikes are spot public anger with concerns the action is driving up the number of extremist recruits and now with reports that the u.s. plans to expand its drone war on yemeni territory criticism against the strategy is stronger than ever it is going to to count as the story. the u.s. is looking to expand its war on terror but its methods are under fire. in pakistan cia drone strikes aim at terrorists but end up killing mostly civilians public outrage is growing hatred and anger foster more terror if you push them against the wall then if this militancy and don't use them is going to increase this is not the
solution because if you're attacking them by drones and they're not proud of the war they have been on the other side who which might be they're going to join in pakistan in the one year the u.s. strikes killed seven hundred civilians but net it only five actual militant leaders many pakistanis are furious at their government for helping the americans kill their own people they accuse their leaders of doing that in exchange for billions of dollars from washington americans on the other hand are not too happy with what they get in return for their billions in the wake of osama bin laden's assassination in pakistan the u.s. all but accused the country's military intelligence agency of sheltering the al qaeda leader more questions arising in washington about pakistan's commitment to fighting terror after pakistan arrested five cia informants whose help was key to the bin laden raid how on to support governments allied to us when we say enough is enough most governments lie to each other and so
a business gets done and made all the cheerleading about bin laden's killing the u.s. has stepped up drone strikes in pakistan. and pakistan in a number of civilian casualties that result because of the drone strikes. that's like the taleban. in other groups in pakistan to recruit new numbers and they're doing their. base washington now sees yemen as the most dangerous al qaida outpost and he's planning to step up drone attacks on the country establishing a. they sing the persian gulf specifically for that purpose especially now when bin nonce replacement iman also ari is not to be building obl quite as already significant presence in yemen. the u.s. had been cooperate ing with yemeni counterterrorism forces in targeting al qaida but they've since left the field preoccupied instead with a nation wide turmoil against the sollie regime that means the americans are likely
to have a freer hand going it alone with the cia to take a central role because the agency is not subject to the accountability the us military is legally under expect more bombs to fall on yemen when the us starts to hit people who are members of al qaeda new arabian peninsula then i think the real worry is that it expands this war to the point where so many people join up with al qaeda their security in yemen over the killing of scores of civilians by the drone strikes in want to tack there the american military presumably ming at an al qaida training camp ended up killing dozens of women and children in another strike a year ago a drone mistakenly killed a deputy governor in yemen his family and eight it continues to pursue the same strategy just trying to pick off these leaders continuing to kill these leaders you don't get the same results and that is that these men will continue to be replaced is simple but i think very difficult truth is that there's just no magic missile
solution to the problem of all cried and you have with the expansion of the drone war it seems to go into this thinking only a misnomer the fighting on might or analysts say some of them may be in terms of this in the role of a smart not having taking down the force of the state and that they're bombing and the lack of accountability when it comes to feel that the areas that had more carried on the west side of me as well that america is fighting and bombs terror at the same time i am getting check out reporting. more. well then the lessons. from the japanese crisis that's the main aim of the nuclear forum in vienna which began on monday the opening session of the meeting tomic agency chief called for a tightening up of you can security. the transparency of history especially in emergency situations however the long awaited report into the fukushima disaster. and. london based policy adviser says
the decision to keep its results behind closed doors is wrong. understandably all of those want to know as much as we can about the present situation clearly sometimes you need discussions behind closed doors to. try to discuss things that may not be the case but which would cause a lot of fear if if they were announced until an hour later not to be the case but for such a major and meeting of this sort i do believe that a demonstration of openness is extremely important but i i think this is the wrong decision people are going to think. that they don't want to come out even if it's not the case i don't believe personally that we've seen a massive cover up of information coming from japan what we have seen though i think is a very slow response to questions and attitude which is before our true backward looking about this is what we think might have been happening two or four weeks ago
instead of this is what we think might happen in two or four weeks time and when that is the attitude. people are going to think will be all four of these are sitting on the information that they don't want to release. let's check on some other international headlines for you now former attorneys in presence in the dean ben ali and his wife have each been sentenced to thirty five years in prison for embezzling state funds they were tried in absentia after fleeing to saudi arabia in january following the popular uprising the judge also ruled that ben ali and his wife should pay fines almost. sixty six dollars opposed leader is a powerful twenty three is also faces a second trial on arms possession and drug trafficking charges. in china thirty six million people have been affected by floods and landslides according to chinese really reports the death toll has now reached one hundred seventy five if that flooding which began three weeks ago could bite renshaw rains
which followed one of the country's most severe droughts and over fifty years authorities are warning the conditions will continue although ten rivers in affected areas could burst their banks. it's every parent's worst nightmare their child being diagnosed with a rare and disabling disease there is a treatment but almost a million dollars a year turns out to be one of the most expensive in the world was unavoidable reports on the price that can be put on a child's life. the first match followed in february this year fourteen according to his birth certificate he looked half that his hearing was rapidly declining his vision almost gone he responded only to this strokes of his mother who gave up everything secure for him yet on this disease i'm happy just to wake up and see him breathing sometimes he smiles and it's the greatest thing for me. he wasn't always
this way they just five he knew the point his mother is reading to him now by heart it was active in affectionate like cats and talked about being a driver then step by step his house began to deteriorate his mother rushed from one doctor to another until last year he was finally diagnosed with hunter syndrome a genetic condition that means his body cond gets rid of toxins it's extremely rare and extremely expensive to treat. isn't without treatment doctors say he may soon die if we get the drug his body will be slowly clean stop the talks and she may be able to walk again and play and enjoy life like other kids say airlie all costs football though it was almost eight hundred thousand dollars beyond comprehension for you lana whose husband left the family with the first signs of the disease she petitioned all sorts of organizations and was about to see the local authorities
when in april they finally agreed to provide the money for the drug back then this piece of paper seemed to follow this license to life. when i got this letter i was so hopeful it meant that my child would live there waited weeks then months in early june voters health took a turn for the worst and he died never having seen the promised drug. most people agree that losing a child is the worst thing that can happen to a parent but it's not the worst thing for her is to leave the rest of her life knowing that her child could have been saved that the treatment was there and these exorbitant money was found. wrecked tape or administrative procedures whatever you call it. the idea was never given a chance local authorities say there was absolutely no way to speed things up their
own region where you live and leave it in poverty mostly agricultural province in central russia but what is treatment would have accounted for about a quarter of all how subsidies of here in cola get your skills course or the treatment of this boy in monetary terms is equivalent to almost cancer surgeries in our region and we're talking about thousands of people yet we still made a decision to allocate this money but before this we need to conduct some budget restructuring and to hold attended to by it now these procedures are almost complete and we expect the drug to be here by the end of june well it's already too late to help following the allocated money may save another little boy just period kilometers to the south at least seventy year old peter was also diagnosed with contra syndrome yet he still has a few years before the damage becomes a record both his parents believe to save their son this state has to step in.
no single family can deal with this disease on its own the cost of the drug is simply unreal the local authorities often refuse to cover the costs of this one think the state has to house. out of about two hundred fifty children of a hunter syndrome in russia less than half are receiving medical treatment it's a postcode lottery available in reach or areas like most go and almost unimaginable in poorer towns and that despite the fact that when it comes to this citizenship at all supposed to be playing on this same. kind of work or artsy. or business news is next to me. gerri thank you very much for that hello and welcome to business good to have your company burbank will finalize the decision of acquiring controlling stake in austria bank international in around two weeks' time the seven hundred million euro
deal will be helped russia's biggest lender to establish itself in the european market but. the company sentiment towards international expansion. we are interested in emerging markets for example in europe we're interested in turkey and poland and we will look at assets in these countries according to our preliminary plan by twenty fourteen we should gain five percent of net profit on the international markets however i don't think we'll be able to cope with that as we changed our priorities to date we aim for a better competitive level in our country most likely we will be able to increase our expansion strategy after twenty fourteen to twenty fifteen but today our domestic market is our main priority. staying was burbank russia's largest lender was included in the list of the world's twenty eight strongest banks ranked by bloomberg markets magazine stilly russian bank ever to appear in the raising while most of the places are occupied by lenders from canada and singapore the list
involves banks with assets worth more than one hundred billion dollars small share of bad credits and high work efficiency counted as the difference between incomes and losses. take a look at the markets this oil prices are trading mixed with the light sweet adding around thirty cents brant losing around twenty worries about greece's debt problems and clouded prospects for global growth is still weighing heavily on the markets will last six percent last week as the situation in europe raise concerns about energy demand. to the stock markets now in the grocery stocks are pushing higher the nikkei is adding a third of a percent it was the hang sang water and retail sectors among the top gayness toyota as a percent and honda rising almost one and half percent after the car markets reporters the car makers rather set to go and hiring species crease production.
their moscow bosses will open around two hours time bearish sentiment dominates of the russian markets on monday here's my six and down to more than one percent russia's stock markets continue to show worries of lingering uncertainty of a greece on monday. from alpha capital believes any resolution would be welcomed. we considered that the situation with greece will remain the magic driver for the markets and the point is not whether positive or negative decision will be taken what people are looking for and what people expect news any decision to be made so about this going to be good or bad we think that most likely going to provide greece with some help and of course the uncertainty here. what move markets wards now we expect some certainty to to arrive to the markets and hopeful it will help markets through rebound. in the south he will be back next hour with an update
a beach front several kilometers long. and now there is only one person who cares. you see we are surrounded by garbage everywhere but also there are. on this beach which of course is very most appropriate sig signification a symbol of everything that's wrong with our goddamn government allowing not only garbage but to accumulate where so many goes died. a new battle is going on. will the history be protected. return to terra what julian cooper story on our t.v. .
the hour here in the russian capital a recap now top stories forty four people killed as a passenger plane crash lands in northwest russia eight survivors are hospitalized in critical condition bad weather systems among the first theories because of the tragedy. claims of more civilian victims in libya after a fresh nato bombing but at least fifteen reportedly dead including children and strike west of tripoli comes just a day off the alliance admitted to killing civilians while blaming a weapons malfunction. and the prime minister of greece is facing a crucial confidence of his recently reshuffled government. to determine whether he
will be able to push through a new austerity package to secure another much needed injection of cash from the e.u. . next to a look at the state of the store the israeli palestinian peace process and especially if you. are. with me i have professor governor the former israeli ambassador to the united nations professor thank you very much for joining us here on r.t. thank you wolf when you were recently quoted as saying that the united states will not veto the u.n. recognition of a palestinian state come september why are you so sure of this i did not say that the united states is not going to veto what they said is the united states has their own considerations in the way we should not act as if the victoria is in our pocket which it is it is not we must do our best to avoid the with the motion to
come. to the. security council nor to the. general assembly in the i think we should not trust the united states to ripple but we should ourselves if obama was not to veto the declaration of a palestinian state would he not face political pressure at home i mean after all there is an election that he wants to win you know every politician is interested in continuing to give way but i i think obama really wants peace in the world especially in this region which affects the way in the middle east in the whole of the world in a way so i believe that obama's first of all concerned with the wind being and we're doing of his own people but he's also interested in continuing the missions in the vision and the you took upon himself when he took over what is your reading of the.