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as president obama pledges with his british counterpart to increase pressure on the levy and leader critics say the unity of the two countries is only bringing an escalation of the conflict in the middle east. thousands of georgian for testers to press harder for the president's office really to resign as many of the country's struggle with jet poverty and corruption. the war in the middle east moves from the front lines to online as palestinians and israelis clash over a fast song we can pedia.
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it is eight am in the russian capital you're watching r t with me arena joshie welcome to the program warm greetings and a royal bank rate in the opulent surroundings of buckingham palace britain as well and truly rolled out the red carpet for barack obama designed to affirm the so-called special relationship between the two nations all eyes remain on longdon for the second day of the u.s. president's state visit which will see talks on middle east violence that's amid increasing calls for obama and british pm david cameron to overcome their addiction to war games. all smiles and handshakes as the u.k. and the u.s. take their special relationship to the next level washington's preparing to open up its highly secretive national security council to london as the two countries pledged to deal jointly with perceived security and foreign policy challenges but at what cost to the rest of the world i don't think it will change foreign policy
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in any dramatic way remember that britain already shares a huge amount of intelligence with the united states in fact britain's nuclear deterrent can actually want a nuclear missile on its own so in fact what is happening today is largely symbolic the special relationship phrase was a deeply tested one. blair was in power and his relationship to bush was seen in britain to be much more one of approval rather than a partner and yes in a sense it will be sky's and popular was. not everyone welcomes president obama's presence in the u.k. a range of groups are using it as an opportunity to demonstrate against what they see as the anglo-saxon machine and islamist fringe organizations linked aggressive foreign policy led by the us in the u.k. supported variously by france and other nato allies with terror attacks there's
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a war ticket prices since i last until they leave the sob supporting the dictators it was the countries torturing us supporting the parts that his role. model violence. the u.s. and u.k. have been involved in two major wars in the last ten years in both iraq and afghanistan america persuaded britain to come in with them reinforcing britain's reputation as the us is lap dog. but this time it's different in libya it's pretty and taking the lead in nato with the us keen to keep its role to a minimum the deepening of cooperation between the two is something this group could demonstrate is a very imminently objects to these are the cars go to the starting. three major we was the turn yes those good news for those of us who want
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peace in the world to see the street cars corporate and more closely true affairs outside buckingham palace where obama is staying these protesters are trying to persuade him and british prime minister cameron to stop waging war in foreign lands so far it hasn't worked on cheese day obama and cameron were united in their intention to increase pressure on colonel gadhafi in libya was business and this demonstration needs to escalates its involvement in the war in libya france's says it will deploy helicopters bringing fighting closer to the grounds of the global war machine grumbles though with the alliance of london and washington in the engine room and this new agreements to cool information and resources may only adds fuel to the fire your average aleksey. meanwhile in libya nato is keeping up its been garment of the capital tripoli launching its heaviest attack there
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since the start of the military intervention state t.v. says the multiple air strikes including one uncurled penelope's compound killed nine hundred people and injured one hundred fifty others friends britain and the united states played a leading role in initiating the military action in libya however the us has since taken a step back leaving its allies particularly the u.k. mired in a war and now stuck in stalemate in williams of a new york based foreign policy in focus think tank says britain is once again acting as america's servants in a war was low. well public support. it seems to be a part of britain acting as the sort of the mercenaries for the united states and the u.s. is pulling no no because it's opposed to what nato is doing there it's to limit the domestic fallout for the obama presidency that's why it's pulling its forces out and also because i think wisely it realizes that it's standing in the middle east
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is bad and can only get worse with this continuing. it is one of the changing signs that has america gets weaker commercially and militarily relatively speaking europe could exert itself a little more of it ever got its act together one of the reasons it can get its act together is because of this lavish relationship between the u.k. and the u.s. more stories to come for you this hour here in our team at about ten minutes time we travel to russia's republic of dagestan for a rare quaintance. this path leads to man who how to walk through three centuries was funny his biography and its possible terms of the development of the country's history people come to visit and talk to him and today madonna and has agreed to share some of his secrets to a long line with us here. in georgia thousands of opposition supporters have forecasts that against the government for four days straight they are demanding an end to state sanctioned corruption and the resignation of president saakashvili
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they accuse of abusing his position to maintain power or to sarah ferguson has the details from tbilisi. nancy government right hand is continuing bad that the station's cooling the present exactly just that down only you can see the fire the something anything at the moment they're listening to told you this is being held by nina if it's not a democrat they need with united georgia alone with the people's assembly it was not what we saw in the beginning of the present maybe but we can with thousands of devastated turning out some people calling it the silver revolution those in the older generation of the people he felt that they were really struggling against rising food prices and labor tensions and the opposition parties i didn't guess what they call it on the democratic vote for terry and sr now we still did not even come together and now what they said was that they were planning the when they
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debate the next day of rage when they vowed to oust the president saakashvili this great said he wanted a new way ahead of the day of independence on thursday ugh i hate paying to run the military parade that will be taking place on freedoms. so first reporting there and on our website so that's r.t. dot com we've got more on developing situation and georgia all the opposition claims protests there are building on both ours president saakashvili we've got pictures of how the georgian authorities answer straight down of course the latest the banks and follow us on our twitter page that's our team underscore com. we've.
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speaking before of the u.s. congress the israeli pm benjamin netanyahu announced peace with palestine wasn't an option unless israel keeps the occupied territories the address caused out for among palestinians who decry the speech as propaganda riddled with lies and as far as he's closely reports it's certain to add tension to get another battle ground between the two sides. the israeli palestinian conflict has reached an unlikely new field of battle where there are no borders and no generals calling the shots there is north. except checking or a committee or something like that there is no chief editor or or anything like that which is why we keep pedia an online encyclopedia as one of the world's most
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popular websites with sixteen million entries open for anyone to edit rewrite or even raise the most popular of those pages the middle east there is an article i think practically about any village a palestinian village that was destroyed during the. war is really the independence war and there are i think articles about any military operation any side launched during the history of the conflict but both israelis and palestinians complain their side of the story is not properly covered propaganda is putting a label on israel and calling us apartheid state we fight by bringing the actual facts were israel is the most progressive democracy in the middle east and for that matter the only democracy in the middle east and that's why i'm after these you should cancel that represents the israeli settler movement has been organizing workshops to teach people how to post where vies and even rewrite some of the most disputed pages online there's disagreement on terminology such as the word
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occupation history of what happened in certain conflicts even the names of certain cities and towns what we do is we monitor our various media outlets and what we see for example that a certain media cause israel and apartheid when we send our people to engage in discussion and to give the facts but the palestinians have a list of people to send in which is why the battlefield is not equal according to our blood our not so who heads the association of palestinian journalists he says he wishes he had the kind of cash the israelis had trained. to brush up on the knowledge of we could pedia later i think people should stick to the truth and not try to learn how to put their point of view in a wiki pedia article i mean if you have sources just bring them on. but these were completely experts say it has nothing to do with training and everything to do with the truth i think people should stick to the truth and not try to learn how to put of their point of view you know it could be an article i mean if you have sources
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just bring them on but in this war every bush of ammunition counts it's no secret that the revolutions the sweeping the arab world found the support online hundreds of thousands of people signed up on a facebook page calling for third palestinian uprising or intifada that page has since been closed down for inciting violence but the fight online continues policy our team. despite washington's intensified after it's to bring the palestinians and israelis to the negotiating table the two sides find themselves no closer to a resolution artist peter lavelle and his guests discuss what it why take to achieve the long awaited and elusive peace process this coming your way later today . you have to understand palestinians see all of israel also as part of their patrimonial own land and you nine hundred forty seven forty eight when israel was created palestinians were at least three quarters majority now when they
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recognize israel in its sixty seven borders they gave up seventy eight percent of what they regard as their country it is the mother of all compromises and i think to ignore that and to to look at the occupied territories in isolation from the rest of mandatory problems so i don't see oprah or israel's being asked to give up this is very important territory that so dear to us ignores what palestinians have already agreed to. take. they international monetary fund is currently searching for a new managing director following last week's resignation of dominic strauss kahn over a sex scandal france's finance minister christine lagarde tops the list of contenders however the fastest growing economies in the world also known as the drakes countries are calling for
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a non european and critics say they are the man certainly has grounds. this is an important first step we may not see its fruit of this round we don't we wanted us to these countries really organizing a successful coalition to block the western europe. in this round but going forward this could be a sign of things to the car not just in terms of. institutions after all the real decisions are often made elsewhere not by the head but in the g seven finance ministers. in the actual possibly russia and brazil are countries there suffered tremendously under i.m.f. pasties and children one thousand nine hundred ninety when they went through crises much like the crises they do greece is going to and they eventually pulled out of the i.m.f. framework temporarily suffer tremendously but they're. both countries that are
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restoration of growth so these are countries that if it actually repudiated the it place of the international monetary fund and. their natural leaders for a move against these. now three years from the u.s. financial meltdown nobody in the stoutest man or a banking industry has a blame for it and i actually spoke to a prominent investigative journalist to find out if this leaves the door open to a new crisis. if you could literally describe the relationship between wall street and washington in one sentence really what would that it's completely commingled. it's. it's a revolving door of interests where. people on wall street are either directly effect sponsoring the politicians in washington with campaign contributions and soft money and that sort of thing or else they are actually politicians wall street
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heavily sponsors both the republican and the democratic parties so automatically no matter who becomes the front running candidate for the presidency is going to be a creature of wall street look at barack obama who i personally admired or on during his campaign of two thousand and eight but if you look at his his record goldman sachs was his number one private campaign contributor. and he was born in the world was a different place and that's not surprising when you consider it was three centuries ago still going strong today i just went to meet the man who is staking a claim to be the oldest person on the planet. the revolution the russian civil war the birth and out of the soviet union even two world wars this man has in them all because he claims to be one hundred twenty one
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years old. than of says he's the alders person living in russia and perhaps across the globe people come to visit and talk to him and today madame here has agreed to share some of his secrets to a long life with us to. this point only humble surroundings as his neighborhood has provided him with their legs they're off life. by eve only what i raise myself i drink milk products for my garden all my life i was a former i worked a lot with buffaloes and horses hard work is good for you. while his body may not be as nimble as it once was his soul remains strong and determined all his life his strictly followed all religious traditions he prays five times a day and does all the preparations himself. the official
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information that we could find a bug dates back to the nine hundred sixty s. when he moved to biggest town in these documents it is that he was born in eighty ninety and there's also a database about him and his family how well for the rest of the archive to prove his path in life was destroyed in a fire in the 1930's in change now where he was born recently the title of the all just living person was awarded by the guinness book of records to a brazilian woman might be ago mr lane tim who is one hundred fourteen years old but mohammed's family remains undeterred and wants to see him crowned with the title. cation for the guinness book of records. we all our employer firmly believe you truly deserves a record of ninety nine percent of claims about people being one hundred fifteen or over are said to be on documentable the guinness book of frogmore it says
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applicants must have original proof of birth issued within twenty years of that bruce and prove that the person alive today is the same person in their original certificate with the north alba gets official recognition when it comes to tracing your roots the name will always stand proud of his family tree which in the r t that the stone well is now take a look at some other stories from around the world and at least two people have been killed in twenty two others injured after a car bomb tore through a police station in pakistan's northern city of peshawar medically people are believed to be buried in the ruins the incident took place just half a mile away from the u.s. consulate were a week earlier a taliban militants made another car bomb targeting a u.s. convoy this is the way to attack in pakistan says the group about to avenge the killing of osama bin laden. is a giant ash cloud from of all can
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a corruption in iceland is continuing to disrupt air travel as it goes towards europe more than five hundred delays and cancellations haven't reported more than you were following saturday's eruption last year ash from another icelandic volcano left millions stranded after european air space was closed for a week. and rescue teams are continuing to pick through the rubble in the u.s. city of joplin after a series of devastating twisters pummeled it over the weekend at least one hundred twenty people were killed and five hundred others injured the storms the deadliest in the last sixty years have also destroyed samson's of buildings causing mass damage to the city's infrastructure words or needles have already hit oklahoma and kansas with further storms expected. well hundreds of somalis are falling ill while barrels of nuclear waste are frequently found on the shores of the country but who's dumping down there and who was making money from people's doubts watch our documentary next hour here in our team.
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but it brings us up to date here in our team right now as for the business news with katrina.
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thanks for reno hello and welcome to the business bulletin with ansi russia's economic growth is accelerating propped up by strong commodities prices the economic growth of this year is expected to be around four point two percent that's twenty basis points higher than last year prime minister vladimir putin says the economy will recover to its pre-conscious levels by the beginning of the next year . plus the confidence of my early twenty twelve the russian economy will compensate the setback caused by the crisis we earlier stated that we will reach these levels by mid twenty twelve but now we have good reason to think that by the end of this year or in the beginning of next year the national economy will fully recover. russia is facing persistent capital outflow despite strong oil prices eight billion dollars have left the country's economy in april compared with six billion in march presidential aide arkady dvorkovich is skeptical about the future saying cash inflows and likely to exceed outflows this year. well flow from russia this year
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either way to the political uncertainty in the election year but i believe the key isn't of a different one it was worth investing climate we still have from russia. the key action so for our forces fighting corruption we were for. improved management of the property worth of the not so. of the sort people are. all those that are actually. the government. forces are also by. the same piece of work for the middle of june this year. one of the most highly anticipated i.p.o. as of the year as kicks off with roaring success shares in russia's most popular search engine yandex have sold forty percent on their nasdaq debut as many call it the google of russia priced its stock initially at twenty five dollars
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a share seventeen seventeen times oversubscribed the company's stock raised one point three billion dollars that makes it the biggest internet i.p.o. since google back in two thousand and four the timing could hardly be better as there is growing interest in internet stocks seen by successful share floats of linked in russian you earlier this year c.e.o. of yandex explains what the company will spend their money on. not so much money into the company as of the. existing shareholders. for the company of course we continue to. use small companies take a look at the markets now prove prices are edging lower as the u.s. dollar is strengthening during the asian trading hours and this is
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a closely watch. u.s. inventory report on oil and other energy products to be issued later today across asia japanese stocks are trading in the red some tech majors are lower after overnight losses on wall street but also makers are advancing on a weak you again in hong kong shares a losing ground with worries about chinese economic growth rang on banks and results stocks and here in moscow trading will start in around two hours time both the r.t.s. and the my six closed in the black on tuesday energy majors were in the lead supported by stronger commodity prices. russian markets are rebounding from the massive hit they've taken in the last month role in national capital says the i.p.o. of your next and positive u.s. dollars or could russian equity reverse early losses. good numbers coming out of the us and i think that provide a little bit of confidence. brilliantly and therefore it's quite a good outlook for the r.t.s.
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today on wednesday so i would imagine that we're going to see you continue with the continuation of the bounce we saw on tuesday. you know it's going to be a broad based rally generally speaking markets are still going to be focused on what's happening in europe is this contagion going to spread outside of greece and portugal and ireland towards some of the really poor countries not just playing but even to sleep people are talking about right now so i think that's really where the risk is in general russia tends to be more volatile oil than almost anywhere else so if we see volatility in europe i'm afraid you're going to see increased volatility in russia belarus has pledged to sell seven point five billion dollars worth of state assets over the next three years according to russia's finance minister of mexico. russian companies are expected to get most of the polls i guess monopoly gas pump by fifty percent of the country's gas pipeline network for two and a half billion dollars to secure this supply and it works last week moscow urged privatized state assets and carry out our market reforms this was put forward as
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a condition for getting loans to keep the cup of the crisis economy afloat. i met all the business for now we'll have more for you in just under an hour's time stay with us the headlines next.
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