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some of us agree with her to the ground in theory truly torturously to school until you can oh well such no socialism it's suggested to go clear rather said the colonel was her job as used to retreat. friends of military initiatives and leave an ivory coast backfire at home with president sarkozy losing points and allies over what's being labeled his imperial ambitions. trash for some treasure for others it's turning into an electronics waste dump with hazardous computer junk from developed countries illegally sold instead of being recycled. and hopes for the deepest cosmic mysteries to be cracked soon as russia prepares to launch the century's most ambitious space project the biggest telescope to ever scan the galaxy.
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and watching r.t. live from moscow i'm marina joshua welcome to the program well 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 as daniel bushell reports it's not being helped by the country's intervention and its former colony of ivory coast with nicolas sarkozy's career under threat from accusations of imperialism. if nicolas sarkozy hoped intervening in libya and the oil every coast would boost his popularity it's backfired he's now why for 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
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elections sarkozy wants pledge france will never again kill people in africa the pen told me he's broken that promise so is this the same as a cost colonial reaction by france where he hating like a well it's policeman deciding who's bad and who's good the president's policies a myriad of former colleagues one inflexible personal style checks finance minister . lift the ruling party this month admitting they called to work together to form a human rights minister graham a yes they has quit to sarkozy let colonel gadhafi use france she said as a doormat to wipe the blood off his feet by hosting him in paris now he's hunting the same man down so has he also sacked his integration advisor for disagreeing with him i've directed that man told r.t. the president doesn't know how to compromise. there's no place for twentieth
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century colonialism today 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 where mr sarkozy not only a political opponent pulling apart his foreign policy even former allies like nobody has been the talk of his theory of a mission to pounds work with the president for over seventeen years the former premier fears libya's turning into another afghanistan. the war with no clear deadline we cannot go in any country without knowing when we will go out i think this is the listen that we did not treat from afghanistan in its global diplomacy it's the same problem. france is facing criticism for what some see as heavy handed intervention in the ivory coast that comes off to germany china brazil
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russia and india abstained from voting on the un mandated no fly zone over libya a move from strongly advocated that this very safe for the international system that the major part of the world if we take into account read and the world abstain the result is a presidency expert more at home and abroad for his arrogance the souls monarchical public trailing both look pain and the socialists in his bid for reelection in twenty twelve sarkozy looks unlikely to mellow leaked memos from a voice as claimed his only chance of winning is to make his policies even more extreme than usual arty paris. on the ground in libya rebel fighters have retreated from the keys for a town of after having shelling by cut off forces and continues a series of the opposition's losses on saturday rebels were advancing to the
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strategic oil port of bragg but were forced back after a sandstorm grounded me your aircraft back in march the u.n. security council passed a resolution allowing the intervention but critics say that what's actually happening there is far from simply enforcing a no fly zone journalist patrick harris and says the repercussions are striking much further east in china. just in libya chinese contracts or some value something like twenty billion u.s. dollars initially from a chinese point of view the original un resolution as big as it was asking for a no fly zone you know if you try to use initially thought i 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 the events of the last couple weeks is it wasn't just about a no fly zone its route was really about foreign military intervention on the part
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of nato. in the region in libya so you have 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 a number two possibly number three in 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 it needs to get out of the situation to try to wait be patient and they'll make their move cordingley. journalist patrick henningsen speaking from one of their. and on the way here in our team we will look into the greek myth of a graduate opportunity. for graduation day i think knowing some of us that in athens exciting day for most of the students of course because any of the situation is that most of them will mall be able to find a job in their home country a year after they used to go out of debt stricken greece the country's brightest
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must now look abroad for your future we report shortly. a militant leader in russia's southern republic of dagestan has been killed during a special overnight operation he's been water or suspected of involvement in several terrorist attacks including last year's moscow metro bombings and he has cost us more. or your top military has been killed so bring us the details of the operation well all of this happened in the republic of biggest on overnight police stops two suspicious will be illegals to check the i.d.'s both of the passengers they opened fire police opened fire back and as a result or for all four militants were killed in this operation and police have now confirmed that one of these men was is that people believe john of who is a local local terrorist leader notorious criminal wardak he's thought to be responsible for organizing various terrorist attacks in the caucasus may be
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connected to the blast advantage of the airport in january and there's also speculation that he's wife may have been one of the female suicide bombers were tied to the moscow metro in morse two thousand and ten so they have now confirmed that it was this was definitely one of these men was definitely is that everybody john f. and they've also found loads of ammunition and guns like a k forty seven hand guns and grenades and more as a result of this operation. while you are we know that there have been major anti terror efforts in the region before and just. last month it was thought russia's most wanted terrorist have been eliminated what more can you tell us about this authorities have been on the hunt for a guy who motto of who's in the criminal ward and terrorist leader he's wanted both in russia and internationally he took the responsibility for organizing numerous terrorist attacks across the country including the goal of the other blast he's
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also thought to be linked to al qaida and last a month there was a massive joint operation which included the federal security service police and the whole army in which authorities destroyed a terrorist training camp and other republican the caucasus were probably both in the straits here they killed seventeen terrorists at first they thought i don't want to could have been holding these people but unfortunately d.n.a. tests showed that so far they haven't found the food. was among these people but they did confirm that some of the killed men in the in that operation some of the terrorists who are really close to go to morrow. ok your thanks very much for bringing us the details the work is not there. the american consumer appetite fuels thousands of jobs in the developing world but the payback is a legacy of pollution when those goods are past their best firms are getting around
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regulations and using countries like india as a dumping ground as pre-treat are now reports. it's the sound americans love to hear the sound of the latest laptop or the newest snap book studies show that these 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 tallying up to a total of three million tons of electronic waste every year but where does it all go. welcome to see a long for 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. more of the economy. going it's ok. that's how i make my living will homages honest dirty chillier is old and has been
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tearing apart this trash for ten years in a d.v.d. goods works with these four hundred to five hundred split between friends and 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 u.s. electronic waste must be sent to 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 either buyers think they can turn a profit on the goods delhi has passed becoming one of the biggest a waste dumping sites in the world trash from developed countries comes here to india or goes with few options for survival 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 metals to customs officials
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to get away with it many countries mean that they need the seven hundred computers because it's in goods. of course he could go in the country but what they get and exchange for that is through the drug rugby ball is the director of toxic swimming a group dedicated to protecting migrant workers from the dangers of electronic waste. workers. putting strong suits exposing them to all. it's a reality most of these workers know all too well but it's a dirty job that at least for now gives them a means to survive i know what they do is not good for my here. nor the george so i have to do something with the horror that those with no choices are sometimes forced to accept preassure either r t new delhi india. and in just a few minutes we hear about plans to unveil the unknown mysteries of the universe.
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in space is what will open its twenty seven petals within thirty minutes and will start its exploration of the node and those who have been working on the project for more than twenty years can't wait to start getting the first results to join us as we take a look at how 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 was more sturdy measures ready to bite and unemployment hard to hold down the country also faces a tide of talent going elsewhere for work are these are english who has been meeting graduates in athens. there was a time when thinkers and philosophers flocked to greece that however is ancient history to graduation day at the economics interest in athens an exciting day for most of the students of course but the irony of the situation is that most of them
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will not be able to find a job in their home country that's a worrying trend brought about by the world financial crisis which has left deep scars on the greek economy something better where they look young and really. from every point of view would be use. of us dollars 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. some connections some things like that you know that it's better for the public sector and the private sector unfortunately if you don't work very well in this present of those being educated abroad it's time to lose the connection because we've been lucky here for john will never broadly come back and it's more difficult to build up that on the connection other still is to spend three years in total looking for a job in his country that's aside from doing mandatory military service and now
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he's thinking it's time to dust off his shoes and go rest i'm going to give in england if it doesn't work out there will come back you know it's going to come back. his plight is shared by many thirty something greeks some like me hollis rely on their parents for help i'm from behind with my fave. sometimes i'm thinking of finding something or something or where. something like that i'm very close but i resist. but if this financial crisis or cysts. despair may take over the entire country and news this isn't greece has been badly affected by the crisis the country's 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 mass never to be seen here again
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it becomes corti than this greece. well greece 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 it's up for discussion and crossed up later today on r.t. here's some of what's in store. it states of america if we didn't have the dollar is the defacto reserve currency of the world we'd be greece the us is actually old creaking the greeks because if you add all of the i'm funded liabilities to the national debt figure i mean the next to figure. it isn't really what this is really about but really the unfunded liabilities are the so-called fiscal government it's two hundred into a trillion us dollars so in many ways that's then greece their budget deficit is most annoyed at the same it's crazy of ten point eight percent budget deficit in the eurozone was formed not because the eurozone is any better i mean they're just
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blowing up right now two or saw me 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 better again so the rest of me i'm very optimistic going to 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 magic about. this year the only thing that's about you about this year is it's become a political issue this year the american political system kind of bizarre early swings back and forth between not being concerned at all about the problem and making it much worse with huge tax cuts. let's take a look at some other stories from around the world and there has been a deadly shoot out in the us capitol where a man dressed as a soldier opened fire at el troops inside the defense ministry had quaters a spokesman there says the man killed and unknown number of people before being
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shot according to local media the attacker could have been a terrorist trying to set off a bomb in the building. and deadly car bombing in so. other in thailand has left one soldier dead and dozens of other people wounded it's the second sold to happen on monday by suspected militants in the region two policemen were injured earlier in a neighboring province a muslim insurgency has been sweeping the country's turbulent south in recent years killing over four thousand people. there's been a surge of support for a nationalist party in finland which has won a fifth of seats in a parliamentary election euro skeptic truth been strongly opposed to rescue plan for debt ridden european economies and there's a possibility finland could veto the aid projects the party came third in a close run vote and just a few seats separate the top three now the leading national coalition party will look partners to form a government. rescuers are searching for survivors in the u.s. state of north carolina after
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a 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 it brings the total number of deaths in the southern states to forty five after the violent storms swept through the region . well russia's finance minister says joining the world trade organization will get underway in the next few months aleksey quarter and was speaking at a world bank session in washington before then he talked to r.t. as well we'll hear later this hour a longstanding trade restrictions with the u.s. won't hinder the process. of the jackson family commitment does not pose any real obstacles to russia's accession to the caribbean cheel i mean if the lifting of this amendment is to lead it doesn't mean russia will have to abandon its intentions join the derby to your it will limit the u.s. presence in the russian market and cooperation between russian and american companies will be affected and russian trade relations with other countries will be
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defined by the dummy regulations you see american companies are in greece are in need of leaving immediately and we are. well russian scientists are confident being able to see into the deepest secrets of the cosmos their ambitious telescope project has brought together the world's top minds and will allow the galaxies to be seen with amazing clarity. take a closer look. it's been over a decade in the making but the most ambitious russian space project for years will soon move from science fiction to size fact 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 would you if you just knew it many people wonder is as
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our planets the sun our galaxy we can't be alone out there and talk of parallel worlds and time travel may sound like science fiction and they say we only know four percent about the universe surrounding us and we hope we have to look beyond that. if there are also known as radio asked john will be the biggest other scope ever launched 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 sharper than that america's hubble telescope towards a radio national will expand the limits of human knowledge we might be standing with threshold of a revolution with things like dark matter and black holes start to come observable . at the heart of the complex is a gigantic ten meter mirror that and 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 and the next step is in space this lawwell open it's twenty seven that's also within thirty
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minutes and will start its exploration of piano and those who have been working on the project for more than twenty years can't wait to start getting the first results and authority based at the ground observatory that's part of the project says he made sacrifices in favor of radio astro and he feels his devoted a good part of his life to late. initially the low interest plan for nine hundred ninety one the break up 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 in vain now that it's been brought up to date everyone in the industry is holding their breath while the emotions well let me tell you thank god we're back to quality space science and let's charge would but it works out and with that the whole scientific world which is the mission good luck hope for all of mankind will benefit. over r.t.
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moscow. more on everything we're covering here at r.t. dot com let's see what else is there right now. we hear from a russian siren who lifts the lid on her close contacts with a quart of italian prime minister silvio berlusconi. why the german tech giant siemens is in the frame over a cyber attack on iran's nuclear industry the details are dirty dot com. and it's time now for the business update with. thanks very much this is business all say hello and welcome to the program the
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schools has been significant to russian stocks but it's mostly been driven by oil and of course we thought from you will see believes called the crude prices will give a boost to other sports section. i think if we were to see energy prices by destabilizing 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 that they've got would be sort of a good enough backdrop for the russia story and then we could start to see investors in branching out beyond the oil and gas plays in russia looking for more domestic stories the sort of companies and sectors that benefit for higher from the higher for longer oil revenues like the banks like you know for structure stories like the retailers so i think this 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 would benefit from the improving economy can expect to see then from the better budgeting for still backdrop to be expect there but to give the second
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quarter is you know we come into the second quarter still with a lot of global uncertainties that are affecting the russia story by the end of the think we will see this move towards domestic stories and a calmer oil prices and then global equity markets which will be positive for us russia's industrial output grew around the stands and much more room here it's the lowest of fifteen months that the positive about growth prospects russia's economics ministry has increased its annual production forecast from four to five percent this year h.s.b.c. says the number of new voters is growing up behind hayes and three years with manufacturer is in these in the great russia and hong kong at bursting financial ties president dmitry medvedev expects up to five russian initial public offerings to take place in the region this year or the president of the hong kong stock exchange says he is interested in closer partnership with moscow's bonds. moscow is going through some reform process because the major exchanges are i believe merging
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. and the model looks very similar to hong kong both in terms of product and am self clearing the settlements and so on so i think you know from their perspective but clearly we have a lot of common interests indeed we signed a memo you with my sip several years ago and we are always open to ideas for cooperation. oil prices are down just by saudi arabia concerns the market is oversupplied crude is stabilizing after the presidential election in nigeria around peacefully the country is a major oil exporter brant is trading at nearly a hundred twenty three dollars a barrel of light sweet crude is a hundred and nine dollars per barrel. the price of gold has reached a record high of one thousand four hundred eighty eight dollars an ounce amount of inflation around the globe and europe sovereign debt crisis prompted investors
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talking to something that holds value silver has also gained it's currently trading around forty three dollars an ounce pushes its highest level in three decades. let's look at how the stock markets are performing stock here's nikkei closed down point thirty six percent a stronger year on the way down exporters certainly lost around one percent as is canada. the european markets and also in the red with the german dax losing about point seven percent this hour putting so we call cross to work across the board which has a tortured i'm down around one point six percent while commerce by it's round two under home for certain programs. and here in russia the markets are trading in the red cloth the l.c.s. i got my six down about zero point seven percent of the sun. let's have a look at some individual shares energy companies are down amid retreating oil prices gas pomerado point seven percent. i have read a lot of wild buying friends financial stocks other members of the buyers the beach
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