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france's military initiatives in libya and i'm rico's backfired help with president sarkozy losing points and allies over what's being labeled he's in theory of. the big trash or some treasure fathers india is turning into an electronics waste dump with hazardous computer john from developing countries illegally sold instead of being recycled. and hopes for the deepest cosmic mysteries could be cracked soon as a bunch of repairs to launch this century's most ambitious space project the biggest telescope to ever scan the galaxy.
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it is eight am of the russian capital you're watching r t with me wearing a joshua welcome to the program. on the ground in libya rebel fighters have retreated from the keys toward town of after having shelling by gadhafi forces it continues a series of the opposition's losses on saturday rebels were advancing to the strategic well ordered bread but were forced back after a sandstorm grounded nato aircraft back in march the u.n. security council passed a resolution intervention but critics say that but it's actually happening there is far from simply enforcing a no fly zone journalist patrick henningsen says or questions are striking much further east in china. just in libya chinese contracts or some value something like twenty billion u.s.
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dollars initially from a chinese point of view the original un resolution as vague as it was asking for a no fly zone no if the chinese initially thought they took it on face value and said well this is going to help stability in the region by having a no fly zone and hopefully things will calm down and we can get back to business as usual obviously we know from events of the last couple weeks is it wasn't just about a no fly zone its route was really about for military intervention on the part of nato. in the region in libya so you had this thing all the time the number one economic power in the world is the u.s. this is actually not the case the u.s. is now it number two possibly number three behind china and the european common market so china doesn't have to have the hyperactive foreign policy behavioral patterns that the west uses to get what he needs to get out of the situation attorneys will sit and wait be patient and they'll make their move cordingley.
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journalist patrick canning says speaking from one of their. on the way here in r.t. we'll look into the greek myth of graduate opportunities. for graduation day at the economics in the us that in athens an exciting day for most of the students of course but the irony of the situation is that most of them will not be able to find a job in their home country. a year after of the use bailout of their stricken breeze the country's brightest must now look abroad for the euro future we were fortunate with. the american consumer appetite fuels thousands of jobs in developing world but the payback is a legacy of pollution and those goods are past their best firms are getting around regulations and using countries like india as a dumping ground as british reader now reports. it's the sound americans love to hear the sound of the latest laptop or the newest netbook studies show that these
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days the useful life span of a computer is only two years and every day americans dump their junk in the hope of keeping up with the joneses telling up to a total of three million tons of electronic waste every year but where does it all go. welcome to see a lump or a predominantly muslim mostly poverty stricken area of east l.a. where thousands of indians come to turn trash into what they see as a tiny treasure. and more of the voters and they can easily going to tear out testimonies. are going to not going to that's how i mean by living homages honest thirty two years old and has been tearing apart this trash for ten years in a d.v.d. good good what's with these four hundred to five hundred split between friends on can sell the raw materials and make about a dollar a day unlike regular trash that can simply be tossed away in many developed countries including parts of the us electronic waste must be sent to
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a special collection agency that is supposed to responsibly recycle the parts however while it can cost these agencies anywhere from fifteen to thirty dollars to properly recycle a computer they can actually make the same amount if they ship it to a developing country like india were eager buyers think they can turn a profit on the goods deli as fast becoming one of the biggest a waste dumping sites in the world trash from developed countries comes here to india or those with few options first arrive all hope to cash in on this job and even though it's illegal under the basil convention to ship hazardous material to india companies define the junk as second hand goods or mixed models to customs officials to get away with it many countries feel that they need a second home computer. but to get into exchange for that he's free to go robbie i'll go ball is the director of
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toxics a group dedicated to protecting migrant workers from the dangers of electronic waste and the workers be putting stronger suits exposing them to. regional hazards it's a reality most of these workers know all too well but for them it's a dirty job that at least for now gives them a means to survive. i know what it is not good for. the george will have to do something with the horror that those with no choices are sometimes forced to accept preassure either party new delhi india. back to our top story now it's nearly a month into the operation in libya and for those countries involved it's causing trouble back home especially in france where the president's feeling the pinch daniel bushell reports it's not being helped by the country's intervention in its former colony of i recoded with nicolas sarkozy's career under threat from accusations of imperialism. if nicolas sarkozy hoped intervening in libya and the
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oil every coast would boost his popularity it's backfired but he's now by far the most unpopular president in the history of france's fifth republic according to the latest opinion polls at the weekend the main beneficiary has been. head of the national front party she's expected to knock him out of next year's presidential elections because the world's pledged france will never again kill people in africa the pen told me he's broken that promise so this will be seen as a post-colonial reaction by france were behaving like the world's policeman deciding she was bad and was good the president's policies a mirror it had former colleagues one inflexible personal style x. finance minister. lift the ruling party this month admitting they can't work together if. he has the brand may yet they just quit to sarkozy let colonel get
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that the use france she said as a doormat to wipe blood off his feet by hosting him in paris now he's hunting the same man down sarkozy also sacked his integration advisor for disagreeing with him direct meant that man told r.t. the president doesn't know how to compromise on the there's no place for twentieth century colonialism to be but there should always be room for negotiation it's to leave nicolas sarkozy with few friends just when he needs them it's become a lonely life inside the presidential palace but mr sarkozy will tell you a political opponent of pulling apart his foreign policy given for why lies like nobody should be the talk of his period. to view plans work with the president for over seventeen years the former premier fears libya turning into another afghanistan
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a deep. war with no clear line we cannot go in any country without knowing when we will go out i think this is the listen that we did not took from afghanistan in its global diplomacy it's the same problem war france is facing criticism for what some see as heavy handed intervention in new york every coast that comes off to germany china brazil russia and india abstained from voting on the un mandated no fly zone over libya a move from strongly advocated that this stuff very safe for the international system that the major part of the world if we take into account the deep regret and . abstain the result is a presidency expires mort at home and abroad for his arrogance that sounds more like a monarchical republic trailing both look pain and the socialists in his bid for
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reelection in twenty two world so as he looks on likely to mellow leaked memos from advisors claim his only chance of winning is to make his policies even more extreme than you bushell r.t. paris. and if you read it here in art he will hear about plans to unveil the unknown mysteries of the universe. in space just now it will open its twenty seven petals within thirty minutes and will start its exploration of the unknown and those who have been working on the project for more than twenty years can't wait to start getting the best results of your own eyes as we take a look at one of the most ambitious space projects in history which promises to revolutionize astronomy. economic recovery in greece is proving to be a long and painful process nearly a year after getting an emergency injection of billions of euros and with war staring measures ready to bite and. unemployment hard to hold down the country also
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faces a tide of talent going elsewhere for work arches or english go has been meeting graduates efforts. there was a time when thinkers and philosophers flocked to greece that however is ancient history to graduation day at the economics university in athens an exciting day for most of the students of course but the irony of the situation is that most of them will mall be able to find a job in their home country that's the worrying trend brought about by the world financial crisis which has left deep scars on the greek economy. and their greedy world will. migrate abroad from every point. of sort of upper stories has two master's degrees in political science and history and an unfinished ph d. but his education seems to matter a little here in greece you got some comics soon some things like that not that
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it's better for the public sector and the private sector unfortunately if you don't work very well and especially those been educated abroad it's very lose the connection because they're not here for example they were brought to come by and it's not that difficult to build up the combinational it's fair. to spend three years in total looking for a job in his country that's aside from doing mandatory military service and now he's thinking it's time to dust off his shoes and go dressed i'm going to give you the subs in england if it doesn't come back you know it's going to come but. his point is shared by many thirty something greeks some like me hollis rely on their parents for help and for him to find a job in my favor. sometimes i'm thinking of finding something in something other way believe or something like that. i'm
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very close but. not. the room but if this financial crisis persists despair may take over the entire country music has been given to greece has been badly affected by the crisis the country is in danger of losing a lot of foreign interest and not just financially speaking the young energetic and educated workforce may leave the country and the us never to be seen here again in a college corti athens greece. agrees it isn't the only country that's financially flatlining economics watchers say the u.s. is lucky to have kept the wolves from the door up to now and it's up for discussion later to being cross on our t.v. here's some of what's in store for the united states of america if we didn't have the dollar is that if our to reserve currency of the world we'd be greece and the us is actually old greek in big greek speedo's if you're headed toward the i'm funded liabilities to the nation no good figure i mean the national debt figure.
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isn't really what this is really a god but really the unfunded liabilities are the sort of fears go there when that's two hundred in poor trillion us dollar so in many ways that's worse than greece the budget deficit is very small it is the same as crazy of ten point eight percent budget deficit in the eurozone was formed not as the eurozone is any better i mean they're just blowing up right now at all so we say stay out of the u.s. dollar stay out of any form of medium to long term u.s. treasuries but by the way also eurozone doesn't look great again saw the rest we are very optimistic on it ok jeffrey in cambridge i'm going to you is that too bleak of a picture there many people like myself have been worried about this for thirty years there's nothing bad to about about this year the only thing that's bad about this year is it's become a political issue this year the american political system kind of bizarrely swings back and forth between not being concerned at all about the problem and making it
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much worse with huge tax cuts. to. use today violence is once again flared up. these are the images the world seen from the streets of canada. trying to corporations rule today. mine. would be soo much gricean if you move the sun from the sun stuporous you can see. these flu stunts on t.v.
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don't come. wealthy british soil sun. spot on to explain. markets why not. come to. find out what's really happening to the global economy with much stronger for a no holds barred look at the global financial headlines tune in to cause a report on r.g.p. . back you're watching r t live from moscow let's now take a look at some other stories from around the world there's been a surge of support for a nationalist party in finland which has won a fifth of seats in a parliamentary election they are set to true finns strongly oppose the rescue plan
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for debt ridden european economies and there is a possibility finland could veto the aid projects a party came third in a close run vote and just a few seats separate the top separate the top three now the leading national coalition party will look for partners to form a government. police in yemen have fired on protesters as thousands marched through the capital at a bid to and thirty three year rule of the country's president thousands were injured as security forces shot live ammunition tear gas at the crowd officials say the clashes erupted after protesters smashed windows at attached. shoppes gulf countries are currently trying to broker a timetable for president saleh to office. nigeria's incoming president is on course to win the latest presidential election alumina a result say good luck jonathan has more than double the votes of his nearest rival
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the vote was largely peaceful in the water service say is the fairest presidential poll since the and of military rule in nine hundred ninety nine goodluck jonathan has been in charge since last may after the previous president died. rescuers are searching for survivors in the u.s. state of north carolina after deadly tornadoes killed at least twenty one and injured more than eighty others a state of emergency has been declared after high winds destroyed more than one hundred thirty homes and damaged many more at least forty five people died in other states in the southern states as storms swept through the region. russia's finance minister says joining the world trade organization will get underway in the next few months i'll take woodring was speaking at a world bank session in washington before then he talked to our team at all here later this hour a longstanding trade restrictions where the u.s. won't hinder the process. of the jackson commitment does not pose
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any real obstacles to russia's accession to the w.t. or i mean if the lifting of this amendment is delete it doesn't mean russia will have to abandon its intention to join the w t your it will limit the u.s. presence in the russian market through cooperation between russian and american companies will be affected and russian freedom relations with other countries will be defined by little me teal regulations if not see american companies bring the reader in need of leaving them in less than we are of me on their property with. russian scientists are confident of being able to see into the deepest secrets of the cosmos and they are vicious telescope project has brought together the world's top minds and it will allow the galaxies to be seen with amazing clarity artie's their pushkar takes a closer look. it's been over a decade in the making but the most ambitious russian space project for years also moved from science fiction to size fact
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a massive radio telescope promises to review the mysteries of deep space. is the father of the project he says within a matter of months hundreds of kilometers from the earth it will be scanning the far corners of the universe. many people wonder this as our planets the sun our galaxy we can't be alone out there the talk of parallel worlds of time travel may sound like science fiction let's say we only know percent about the universe surrounding us and we hope to be able to look beyond that. are also known as radio astra will be the biggest telescope ever going into space together with its largest earthbound siblings it will create a network able to provide detailed images of the universe the resolution will be a thousand times sharp but then that on america's hubble telescope or the bought radio national books around the limits of human knowledge we might be standing on the threshold of
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a revolution with things like dark matter cold start to come observable. at the heart of the complex is a gigantic ten meter mirror that can only be seen when the telescope is fully open and it's almost ready to leave its home in moscow and travel to the launch pad in the context that is in space is what will open its twenty seventh that's also within thirty minutes and will start its exploration we are known and those who have been working on the project for more than twenty years can't wait to start getting results and authority based on the ground up savitri that's part of the project says he made sacrifices in favor of radio astro and he feels he's devoted a part of his life to write. initially the low interest plan for nine hundred ninety one the breakup of the soviet union put an end to those plans and brought financial difficulties the project was shelved so fifteen out of those almost thirty years were lost and very now that it's been brought up to date everyone in
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the industry is hunting their breath the emotions of it well let me tell you thank god we're back to quality space science and that's truck would it works out and with that the whole scientific world which is the mission good luck hope for all of mankind will benefit. r.t. . i can get more on everything we're covering here at all that's our website let's see what else is there right now here from a russian spy around here lifts the lid on her close contact with a cord up entirely in prime minister silvio berlusconi. and add a free ride to the past while hundreds of masculinity ins are opening their doors without charge.
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time now for the business update you he's here with if. this is business sarsi hello and welcome to the program the first quarter has a significant value added to russian stocks but it's mostly been driven by hello chris weaver from your also believes can the crude prices will give a boost to other sectors. i think if we were to see energy prices either stabilizing or going a little bit lower that would be good for the global backdrop the fact that oil prices would likely stay above one hundred dollars at which level the russian budget balances i think that would be a good enough backdrop for the russia story and then we could start to see investors branching out on your link gas plays in russia looking for more domestic stories the sort of companies and sectors that benefit for higher here from the
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higher for longer oil revenues like the banks like infrastructure stories like the retailers so i think the second quarter will be a transition we're still looking at a very positive second half for russia we expect to see much greater focus on the stocks that will benefit from the improving economy to be expect to see again from the better budget in fiscal backdrop will be expect there but again the second quarter as we come into the second quarter we're still with a lot of global uncertainties that are affecting the russia story by the end of it i think we will see this move towards domestic stories and a calmer price or a global equity markets which will be positive for us. let's look at how the markets are performing stocks to make this sound the hang seng is slightly gaining with banking stocks on the rise despite the weekend we can't hike so they're required reserve ratio is like of china is up around zero point seven percent the nikkei slightly down a strong began is weighing on exporters sonis down around one percent as is. and
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the rush of the markets going to friday's trading session mixed b.r.c. as was flat positive while the my six closed flights and negative rising metal prices which had some related stocks call them as i was the top there you know with shares up around six percent. russia's largest internet company has been given an initial value of up to nine billion dollars ahead of its upcoming show in the u.s. it will street journal says the search engine will place around twenty percent of the chairs on the nasdaq. i was playing with technology that was largest online marketplace has more than doubled it's a russian business which has been running let me get russia together was kind of currently based biggest foreign operations it's managing director says they high hopes the other expansion. we see that's long gone their trajectory you know everything that is a long trajectory in the future that we believe that the russian market would be
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wrong for us even if our you bizarre russian translation say you came purchase from european or american sell us we ship to russia and that part of the business is increasing with triple digit from last year more than a hundred percent we are should about i think nine months ago so ten months ago so on now we see this is a this period is a very tremendous outrage for this part so it's a very big kind of growth that we see in this market. bristle says it believes north america is a good region for its new public offering the company recently glades its shares on the hong kong strange and you're not surprised i was looking for new york changes around the globe. considering some are some other potential listing renos for the future one of the two would be present in north america we know investors go aboard quite often and we're trying to become a doing to market so if we see
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a lot of in this special commode boy the shares with them hong kong and interest but also all being traded in north america for example we should seriously consider that. and that was on his business some day join us for more next hour and of course we always log on to our website at abc dot com slash business.
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