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rage on the streets of greece as parliament votes for higher taxes and yet more job cuts claiming it's the only way to pull the country out of its financial quagmire. war strikes hit another part of the u.k. braces itself for more than half a million teachers and civil servants voicing their anger against the government's massive cutbacks. plus a farewell to arms in a cup whether the new head of the pentagon will end the wars that flourished for the outgoing secretary of defense robert gates. for costing live from the russian capital twenty four seven this is out. greece has erupted into more civil unrest with thousands of angry protesters flooding the streets. that's after parliament gave the green light to tough new cuts in order to
secure a further financial lifeline from the e.u. european officials welcomed the move but greeks could not have been less happy with the pending austerity as they gathered in the center of athens on the second day of the general strike protesters threw stones at police smashed windows and set fire to property police responded with tear gas and stun grenades the clashes continued overnight dozens of police and protesters were injured many demonstrators were detained greeks now face twenty eight billion euro worth of cuts and tax rises precondition to a second bailout being released without the money greece would default on its loans within weeks. generous tantrik uncleanness says unless the government addresses the needs of the people it could have a revolution on its hands. i've been to a lot of these protests and a lot of these rallies usually these things down after they get very violent or at least when we head into the night time there's a there's
a brief period where things calm down before they get violent again but we really haven't had that here an interesting thing is some some bikers who actually rode down yesterday from northern greece and more and more people got on the on the bandwagon as they came down they rode by again in front of parliament once again people get very excited when they come through it's very hopeful so it's i think there's a mix there's a mixture of excitement of hope because of the of the response but also there's there's a concern here because there's a lot of violence and and that's a concern not only for the protesters obviously who have been injured but also for the government because with these with this type of violence it becomes a much more difficult for them to pass a starting measures and privatization schemes that are widely unpopular in this country according to scholars here in greece for constitutional scholars and former members of the government they claim that the measure complete unconstitutional the first place because you need one hundred eighty members of parliament to pass a sort of legislation first of all second of all they can pass whatever they like but if the people don't agree to it and that people are not willing to sit down and take it it doesn't really matter what they pass and that's what we're seeing here
right now what you're looking to have happen is you're going to see a fall discovered at some point i've said if things get really of the violence is a really big issue because if if the violence if this results in casualties not just massive injuries then that's going to that's going to lead to a collapse of this government will that mean that the next government will come in and actually do something productive maybe maybe not but then that government have to fall to i don't see the people in this country lying down people are very angry here and they're very upset and they understand what's going on and then are sent these measures are not going to help them and their future there are a lot of educated people this country a lot of capable people people living outside of greece who want to come back to this country because they love it and they're not about the see it get liquidated for some for some morsel of bread and some islands in the g. and that might have natural gas internet that's not going to happen. well greek canned peas are set to hold another vote thursday and decide how the cuts. going to be implemented but as greeks cry out against the tough austerity measures it's the germans who are going to bank the browns and burning them out. says this rescue
package is a result of the e.u.'s favor infection puts credits and risk. we have a bailout probation in the european treaty article one hundred twenty five which expresses says that we have a monterrey union and want a union without collector for financial fifth generation there's only folio he can cater for that for the past fifty like earthquakes the greek crisis and over earthquake it's a governance problem it's generated by these. leases responsibility so as a matter of fact as people believe that the greek crisis might create a contagion to other more developed economies politicians are afraid of people who are afraid to take very very unreasonable decisions of the first decision was to allow police to have a very generous credit last year and the credit to a sovereign country means just as long as the southern country hasn't been hasn't
paid take the credit all people have been creditors will remain at risk so we are in a very very dangerous phase of european monetary policy european institutional policy because we have stayed away straight away from the power of institutional and all of the virtue which is laid down in the treated as overnight in on the ninth and tenth of may on the french influence of the european economic. community and in particular the european monetary union has been redesigned without any vote by populations who have consented to giving up the money amongst those the germans and their will and very bitterly i feel. well that was lawyer marcus kerber arguing the greek bailout is actually outside you do stiction. but it's not only greece that seeing massive civil unrest in the u.k. more than half a million public sector workers are set to protest against government plans to
change their pensions and freeze pay many schools will be closed and transport is likely to be severely affected as workers embark on a one day strike ati's lower emmet listen to the voices of discontent. down tools are with industrial action and also my discontent starts here as the u.k. braces for a wave of strikes not seen the decades this time it's three quarters of a million public sector workers walking out unhappy with the planned reform of their pensions which they say will see them paying a lot more and getting a lot less we don't think that should be a vice to the boats in the functions we think. it's on its people it took about withdrawing from the pensions game because they can't afford to pay the mortgage at the same time as paying for that kind of chance and people are really angry that time and bankers are making record bonuses yeah guy we're being asked to take a pension in our pensions to pay more for our pensions reality is we've got to
fight us we're just using these people do a huge variety of key work from teachers and lecturers to air traffic controllers and coast guards unisons the u.k.'s biggest public sector trade union deputy chief bob avidly says his one point three million members already a prolonged industrial action where almost fourteen we've got thirty million pounds set aside and we've got a strategy work but i must strangers that's not what we want to do we want to talk to the government and negotiate a sensible package nor the ridiculous package they're proposing at the moment that package involves raising the retirement age from sixty to sixty six raising pension contributions by workers and having payouts based on average career earnings rather than final salary the unions admit public support is fundamental to having
a successful strike action the government is very unlikely to change its mind about reform if the public at large doesn't back the unions but that's by no means assured public sector workers do already get very generous pensions and the. cost of those pensions is very much under the carpet and the burden falls on to the next generation that really is absolutely essential that public sector pensions are reformed and even after they are reformed public sector workers will get better pensions and private sector workers the unions want to apply enough pressure to force the government to change its mind and it's no stranger to you it was hell bent on reforming the health service to until it decided to take longer to think about it causing friction in the coalition the government is doing this to reduce the current fifty billion dollar pension bill but it may be cutting off its nose to spite its face the wider issue here according to the u.k. pension fund you can bet that a lot of me public back to work paid no don't think that pensions are what while
they may stop contributing to that if that was a widespread withdrawal pension funds would collapse and that would leave u.k.p. i would be very short of investments just what it means that more than ever begins we'll be addressing that but is the government listening you know we're at it. well the scale of the walkouts in the u.k. hasn't been seen for decades later we hear from a british trade union. who says if the government fails to take notice this time people return to protest and even greater numbers. probably three quarters of a million people from four different unions on strike is something that happens hasn't happened in this country for decades it's the start not the finish to the government is if they try to ignore we'll come back in the autumn and we may well see millions of people on strike so the idea is to build pressure so the government realise the working people the length and breadth of the u.k.
i'm not just going to let them get away with what they're doing and we believe that pressure ultimately come forced them to change direction saying you won't just when they're having a chat with a few people in a room is one thing saying you want to go when there could be millions of people taking. action is entirely another and we actually believe that the six million trade unionists plus the thousands and thousands or hundreds of thousands of pensioners and students all becoming a joint campaign is going to be pro lexically very powerful we've already seen in britain a march of one hundred five hundred thousand people three months ago transformed the political mood in this country from march can do the power of the river walk it strikes actually do. and you can watch the full interview with the british trade union leader marcus what kind in just twenty minutes time here or not he. will say we're coming your way tensions are still high over a long awaited change in egypt's capital and yet again it reaches
a boiling point as thousands of protesters queues the interim government of a lack of action the deaths caused by police during the recent vote. and the history repeating itself we find down to about the hardships of our own nation of people forcibly displaced now struggling to get back to their own and then to count . for almost five years he's been the man at the helm of the u.s. military responsible for the billions of dollars it flowed into the pentagon's coffers from washington well now secretary of defense robert gates is retiring leaving behind three wars and an epigram defense budget over the director of the cia stepping into his shoes critics doubt they will be much change in the pentagon's course chicken reports whoever's in the white house in the pentagon it's business as usual robert gates was secretary of defense to two different presidents obama was elected on a promise to end the wars of his predecessor george w.
bush but america's worst continued and one more was even added to the plate of inconclusive campaigns we wanted ministrations change or change between parties. there really isn't a great deal of change in the pentagon under robert gates his watch america's annual defense spending approach the trillion dollars rising at the pace of about five percent a year but statements from his office were often contradictory fan spending that nearly doubled the base budget over the last decade the gusher has been turned off and will stay off the u.s. is supposed to leave iraq by the end of the year but it seems that there's line is not final he gives all kinds of contradictory statements for instance not long ago he said that anyone who would visors to put u.s. land army in the middle of an asian conflict should have his head examined yet at
the same time. he's done everything you can he's flown over several times to baghdad to leave nouri al maliki government to that please please could us soldiers day after the deadline at the end of this year the pentagon says they expect the iraqi government will ask them to stay beyond their scheduled december thirty first departure date but with the announced troop withdrawals from iraq and afghanistan the u.s. started actively waging a different kind of warfare what they call an intelligent war one that's waged with drones without sacrificing the lives of their soldiers in countries like pakistan yemen and libya and many say that's the major shift that happened in military operations under robert gates a shift that some say can only lead to more destruction of. the united states has increased the intensity of the focus on the student terms of drone strikes those
remotely piloted vehicles while targeting terrorists the u.s. has been criticized with killing mostly civilians it's also making us less. secure from a policy standpoint we can intervene all over the world it just fuels insurgencies and fuels and i am merican analysts say the deaths of thousands of civilians in afghanistan are part of the reason why the u.s. has failed at curbing insurgency there now the u.s. is preparing to pull out a third of its troops by the end of next year many afghans fear that less troops doesn't mean less bombs dropped on their homes as the u.s. steps up aerial strikes in the region the possibility of waging a war without having to justify the deaths so the american troops has become more palatable for the pentagon the cia has been at the forefront of america's
undeclared wars and with a new secretary of defense leon panetta who was the head of the cia that trend is on likely to change i'm going to check our reporting from washington our team. egypt fragile interim leadership facing the strain with renewed violence on the streets officials have ordered the probe into kushner's and car which have left more than a thousand people injured during two days of protests police used tear gas to disperse demonstrators who pelted offices with stones and problems then the rest began over the slow pace of prosecution of senior officials and police officers accused of brutality during a mass of lies in february activists are also calling for the speedy implementation of reforms the month of june vote that talking to president mubarak an instant pepe escobar says many a frustrated by the lack of change. the regime is still in place and the political parties and the political forces were articulating for the next elections they
don't care about this they are just organizing to grab political power later on and do it young generation the connected deal employed young intellectuals of egypt now they're back in the streets again because they see that essentially nothing has changed these people who committed these atrocities in fact they get civilians especially in february. still at large and so i would say it's a fair bet that they won't be going to trial for the next few months because most of the people who are actually perfecting them really still there at the ministry of interior the problem is these new forces in egypt and the young intellectuals the unemployed the contractor the facebook generation that we are doing aeration they still don't have political participation organized as well the fact is that the muslim brotherhood is already it's very well organized even doing
a progressive streak of the muslim brotherhood is splintering in the form of their own political party because dizzee younger muslim brotherhood people they seek that that the old generation is still conservative and that's absolutely true. well that if you miss something we've been covering all day you can always spot it online that's all t dot com more news on the eye catching video there he was part of the ten steps they risk embarrassment by taking a peek didn't feel close but it seems the airport scanners also is a risk to health new data on radiation could cause cancer. under very unlikely friendship a russian zoo sees a fox a doctor who started taking care of the bird instead of having it for dinner check out all the video.
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is way to hard today the next week's major summit of latin america has been leaders who go chavez's long and coverage from surgery in cuba it comes off the state television showed the fifty six year old talking to fidel castro deepening speculation over his health. will also miss celebrations marking the two. two hundred year anniversary when is what is independence from spain or if the. president was rushed into emergency surgery earlier this month suffering from a pelvic abscess. the african union has condemned fronts for supplying weapons to libyan rebels its chief said the move threatens to put the entire region risk on wednesday france became the first native country to openly admit to bombing tribal fighters striving to topple gadhafi heads of state for africa are to meet in equitorial guinea late on thursday for a summit where libya is expected to be high need gender. the
first tropical storm of the atlantic hurricane season has brought the threat of floods and mudslides to mexico's central gulf coast states all companies are monitoring the situation ready to order the evacuation of the oil platforms if necessary heavy rain was falling ahead of the storm and forecasts saying you know parts of the country also could be swamped central gulf coast region is still recovering from major flooding last year. almost seventy years ago an entire nation of people were displaced from their home that four hundred thousand were scattered around and today made to feel welcome in the country of the ancestors. takes up a story. as it turns out this colorful ad which aired across the world was an inviting everyone and entire people can make their way back to georgia the land of their ancestors we heard him say we want to come back to our land to miss
hartill in georgia that's what we've been. dreaming of for many years there are some four hundred thousand people with this dream spread across the globe there have been left with no homeland mishaps and turks are often described as the twice deported people they were forcibly displaced first from georgia and then from respect to stone and after almost seventy years of there are no magic existence their only hope now is that one day they will be able to return to their name to floods it was the stolen regime which deported over ninety thousand miss houghton turks to central asia in nine hundred forty four but they had to flee again after a violent ethnic clause in his back is done in nine hundred eighty nine most of them now live in azerbaijan in turkey as well as wash and the united states georgia finally adopted a repatriation under pressure from the european council in two thousand and seven but even four years on the law doesn't appear to have changed anything. they know
georgia isn't the richest or the most stable of countries past the first thing secondly they seem to realize they're not welcome here to come to an entirely new country that's going to be on everyone is capable of that. came into power but it was surrounded by so many bureaucratic barriers to collect so many documents that make coming back almost impossible the chairman of the world organization of mr houghton turks. the money but about cancer has traveled to georgia repeatedly in before and to make the repacholi more infectious but last yancey man was arrested in georgia and imprisoned. he was accused of forging documents and fraud but he's too poor to say the charges were trumped up. there is no proof that he's guilty i'm sure he was arrested for political want to show his decrees and we can do anything to help him for now most miss houghton turks continue to leave the law it's counted far from where they consider home and in distant lands their hopes of return still
slim equally remote. reporting from the north caucasus. well next door later spaces news with korea. good morning and welcome to our business bulletin here in r.t. russia's biggest company gas from may increase its investment program to a record forty four billion dollars this year that's according to the deputy chairman of the gas monopoly the company is benefiting from rising energy prices and improving markets in europe most of the cash will be stranded to crease production capacities to meet rise in the lab gas from is holding its annual general meeting on tuesday we'll bring you more from the a.t.m. and the day. about other stories russia is about to realize its biggest investment during the country's newly created ten billion dollar fund will come up with the first projects in september the head of the font has outlined its investment
priorities. agricultural prices are increasing dramatically so our group business is very important health care again health care can be much more efficient and can be improved dramatically with proper investments i was proper and know how and the deficiency we all know that we are so much dependent on manager price systems are all sorts of new energy efficient technologists that produce very significant cost savings so it's not a venture project it's not for research we're early stage projects so for the projects where we can see sort of predictable cash flow and such as energy efficiency it will produce good results but also good for the country. let's take a look at the markets moving between small gains and losses with investors taking a pause after pushing all the shopping center this week like sweet is trading around ninety five dollars per barrel and brands at around one hundred twelve dollars per barrel. now it. is up almost point four percent after hitting
a fresh seven games fall the approval of greek debt reduction measures. sank. over one percent over when a half so move could help some energy companies with almost two percent however all prices we can airline stocks with china southern airlines losing around two percent . and hearing loss to the markets will open in around two hours time. and the mines it's closed in the black on wednesday after growth was mainly supported by energy stocks. now greece's approval of the hotly debated. of the markets however said. the bank believes that will have implications positive volatile in greek most students due to market strength in the past in the past several days but on the other some investors put on the. well multi p.f.
missed one likes of several months the most important stuff the three quotes will be at the end of quantities and in the us in the thirty films and under five to look at the start of course with an eclipse and susan in the states for the second quarter we expect this will take to be double the very cold this fact this will fly in the time to hold the markets in the beginning of july. that's all the business finale back with more in forty five minutes that me that.
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