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the questions the appeals you get everything you needed. them. all r t nato says it says strikes could have killed the seven civilians and of course the bombing in tripoli raising questions over the blogs plans to pound colonel gadhafi to submission. of the week's other top stories greece's new bag of money rolls up his sleeves to steer the debt stricken country's reforms to fear his public rage against even deeper cuts in after. america's accuser trysting thailand's armors a new york judge cast doubts on the legality of extraditing a pledge of russian arms dealer viktor books to the states. and the bed of mystery keeps moving over whether the president will run for
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a second term as he runs off the international economic forum and some pages per. kilo of welcome you're watching r t from moscow and our roundup of the week's top stories with me kevin no it's just after midnight here and first mate who admits that it may be responsible for sunday's struck that killed seven civilians including two babies in a residential area in tripoli. nato is looking into reports of civilian casualties following nato air strikes in the early hours of this morning but the instant spot widespread public outrage is being seized on by gadhafi loyalists who have long painted nato is a ruthless force that is out to destroy libya even so the western military alliance launched more strikes on the capital just hours later as the intervention and as its for months now with little to show except pedal on his roof an ocean of reports
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next from the capital tripoli you may find some of the images coming up in a report that city. residents of suzumiya district here in st louis have been broken up by a strike in the middle of the night and bomb or several months landed here this story as you can see behind me some rural three story buildings quite a densely populated area where buildings standing very close to each other homes and many people found them very poor as we were told at least four families have been living in the damaged houses which is from twelve to fourteen people. under the rubble who were able to shine for children and two adults a man and a woman. who knows some of the people are still missing as you can see behind me the rescue operation is now undergoing but people here on the ground are saying that there is little hope that someone could be alive but buildings on the opposite
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side of this street have also been possibly damaged but we were told that no one from there has been hurt the government spends person looked at him aside by him has come to the scene from just this happened and he has this civilian area had been hit by nature takes pride in what i thought by rockets on the sky people were killed children with my own hands with my own eyes i still i'm helping out with the girls who were killed and getting the boys the father and the mother to whole family's heritage under this attack. you cannot just get why is that dark with your name in. this incident constantly it's continuing intense bombardment of the very nature longs are actually being drawn day and night we all the time hearing sounds of heavy explosions russia which has always been against ministry means to step through the protracted leave in conflict has recently signed a peace treaty a ten to leave it's right by the warring size to start talking after
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maintain the rebels in benghazi and grow productive people here in st louis make it my goal has said that he believes the release for peaceful solution of this price face with both sides saying they are ready for negotiations with the needs are now ready to provide an appropriate location for toast but people actually extremely exhausted after months of devastating war which has already taken many many lives and has actually completely destroyed the country's infrastructure. just wonder if an ocean or in tripoli that well the libyan was already causing divisions in washington too with lawmakers about being a bomber explain his charge into libya and account for the expense and lack of progress of political radio's carbon russell chance he told us he doesn't believe congress will really pull the plug. the problem is that when there was a prior lawsuit during clinton's foray into the former yugoslavia dennis
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consideration of a group of other congressmen even at that time filed a very similar lawsuit saying that it was illegal and it went to a district court for the district court said in the individual congressmen did not have any sort of standing the reality is i think still a majority of congressmen are star you know going to support the the actions in libya and afghanistan and so on congress is not going. in mass come and say that we shouldn't be doing this and try to defund it and besides obama is currently using discretionary department defense discretionary funds to get around it anyway so you know it's a question of how effective it would be it works in you know to their benefit we do live in a military industrial complex type of world where they have they have the person they have the power. still a lot ahead for you this half hour of news including the tragedy of teen suicide in russia as it struggles to rein in an epidemic even though experts say there's an all too obvious remedy and had a report on what coming up for you in
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a few minutes also russia and china agree on pumping gas though the price proves to be a problem but nonetheless neither leave a summit in the week empty handed after securing billions of dollars in business. three days into his job and greece's new finance ministers admitted he faces a real war in carrying out a raft of painful reforms to convinces a you counterparts to give greece new loans is much bigger task that will be to get angry greeks on side to bear more cuts to job services and pay the point it was part of a major cabinet reshuffle to try and calm the deep seated fear of being shown on the streets of athens in the wake r.t. syria firth was in the capital with the latest violent protests broke out. with a class is between the police and the protesters still going. on the street. will be in the crowd. it is time. that. people hear what was going on at the name of the police trying. that pilot bill
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breaking out that we might. not find most of the people on the street the phoenix people dressed in black with the gas masks on they really don't want anyone to build them this means that the people here the high secret thinking that. people still moving back and suspensions believe in the you can hear this big i think that's the plea they planned out there that they can't be complacent. about economic situation happening in their country and they want to. believe that that's really. a catch and between if people think it's the police that they're getting that to retaliate state. well i think i should. say they're trying to face the fact. that they're
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managing by the looks of things that the police actually of the central square itself but a lot of the protesters who were throwing things were gassed and he spoke to some of the main organizers trinity unions who would like to protest the day and they said that they wanted it the peaceful until the end of any of it which is what caused see the police killing of tear gas into the crowd that incredibly hard to read on the street knowledge to plan for anyone there's lots of people getting medical treatment around the place. but the violence is really around thing and we're not entirely sure if these people when you cast off that a particular place or actually part the main prey said that he said people we spoke to said they wanted it to be peaceful and they have seen up until now up until earlier today when that provocation happened when the police started style question by a correspondent for bringing us the latest in the week with journalists to be honest chrysostom leaders was also among the general strike protests he blames international bankers for leura greece into
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a debt from which it no card escape we cannot pay all the money they hear it's their interest rates all the money we take is in order to pay the high interest rates this is this is robbery this is theft this is swindle i can't describe it any more and the problem for them now is that people know that they realize that they see their income going down they see taxes taxes and nothing else unemployment you think unemployment is this is what they telling you no realign employment rates twenty five percent and this is a chaotic situation and the only responsible for this situation is the international monetary fund minister of finance this government has failed. this is british banks are getting jittery of a greece apparently pulling billions out of funding me euro zone so they don't get stuck anymore for belgian parliament deputy speaker told me but earlier tonight the bailout cash designed a q europe struggling economy has been pocketed by the wealthy instead pricey slate these are considered big opportunities by big financial institutions it mostly in
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the past and it is where is the money gone well i think you don't have to look far and money has gone to financial institution to wealthy elites who are actually benefiting from this crisis what kind of bill are true for what purpose that is the question we had still far was look we get you all these taxpayer money without any conditions so you can keep on going doing what you did that is not the kind of bailout and i say what certainly will bit later this hour we're going interviews well with the german m.p. close pete of bill she shares his views on bailing out greece and why he thinks eve country should look after themselves. the czech republic this last week announced his backing out of the u.s. missile defense program planned for europe because it was frustrated by the diminished role that was now being offered the original plan to place an advanced radar in the country was changed for it to host a less important facility the missile shield supposed to counter potential threats
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from so-called rogue states like iran and north korea but the plan has been facing massive opposition from russia which is concerned that it safely might be compromise they've also been protests in the czech republic itself while the outspoken critics of the project is activist thomas who says such a system would only fuel global tension. check people don't want such a thing here in this country we are actually undermining the security of the czech republic and europe as a continent and so we think it's completely contradictory to place a social system here in europe this system without incorporating russia with talking to also other it world superpowers like china. india or the following of the pirates that will be the biggest world economies in the in years is really going to make a lot of tensions there on the global scale and so it we should be wise and just start thinking about building security mechanisms and structures will include all
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the big superpowers not just. here modernize the economy cooed of corruption is one of the top priorities in president good vet is to do list which he outlined russia's direction and petersburg this week the international examine forum the stage to breathe new life into the country's investment climate and the deed of the trucks into some of the world's business and political heavyweights in this in our report modern as they sent based on stifling corrupt cindy's rationalizing power and government reforms all goals for its five president made at this year's international economic forum here is think petersburg where how russ is going to attempt to become one of the world's biggest and most active commies was laid out still we shouldn't hesitate to say goodbye to many bad habits we should focus on the following improving the investment climate in russia to create new jobs in the regions the creation of a modern police service and other security forces improving the effectiveness of the justice system and finally the modernization of government of course the main
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bad habit as the president calls it is corruption which he says is choking russia's economy this was his message to the country's affairs solves it don't do business according to the law. dr nash equal the noose around the neck of those who practice corruption should be tightened and the whole of russia or agrees with this without any exception if the government should be purged of corruption in a more decisive way and for that purpose we should in harms way those suspected of corruption are dismissed from public service another issue that's hampering russia's economic development is it not being a member of the world trade organization lately we're hearing from a lot of officials that exacerbated the w.t. over russia is possible by the end of this year the president agrees but says only i do have very specific circumstances. we have long been ready to join the w t o more than many other countries small or large still we are asked to make an unseemly large number of concessions this kind of approach is unacceptable russia
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will not agree to any evidently unfavorable solutions and of course presumably the one question on all of the minds of the business executives the top innovators and world leaders will president medvedev run for reelection well it was their first last question up before him and this is what medvedev had to say yes. when i consider it appropriate to tell you whether i will do it or not i will come out and say it this forum is not the best place for that one thing you can be sure of is that i won't be able to avoid making a statement that you will not have to wait much longer. every story requires some kind of intrigued by the boys will be no interest in living with you so let's keep the intrigue a bit longer. and certainly no intrigue surrounding what platform if it is what run on if he does announce he's running for reelection it will be all about modernization reporting from st petersburg anything now
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a party. us judge this week called the case against an alleged russian gun runner big to boot unconvincing and called the prosecutor's evidence thin boots lawyers claim united states don't have jurisdiction to prosecute him and want the charges dismissed but he's more important new york explains. he is the russian citizen america thought relentlessly to adopt it there but was secretly and swiftly actually related to the u.s. seven months of up and this may be where he stays indefinitely it's down guilty on arms smuggling and terrorism related charges if years could be. he's looking at life there's no parole there's no early release of a federal system really the only way in the federal system to get a reduction in your symptoms. a significant reduction is if you cooperate with the united states government some have argued distribute needs to be on captain america's team however house in america is being accused of playing dirty and
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illegally to remove the air cargo business man from thailand according to documents released by wiki leaks all levels of washington top to bottom mounted political pressure against bangkok to gain custody of boot in a us cable dated august thirteenth two thousand and nine us president barack obama was urged to call thailand's prime minister directly about boot the u.s. attorney general in state department were encouraged to call the thai ambassador highlighting the massive drug enforcement administration commitment to thailand and the us ambassador in bangkok urged the thai government to issue a public statement of disappointment at the judge's ruling not to extradite boot the way things stand right now they're willing to flaunt every international law to get what they want and that means doing all these illegal things in the case of to extradite him or should say kidnapping who was arrested in bangkok in march two
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thousand and eight carrying a u.s. sting operation he was charged with conspiring to sell weapons to colombian fark rebels i'm talking it's hard work rejected america's extradition request when an entourage of armed u.s. agents removed him from thailand following a decision of the thai government his extradition was still not legally approved the covert operation was kept secret from russia boots family and his attorney. the case was not finalized and was moved to the us america used various means political and others outside the boundaries of due legal process to get victor boot that means that it is not getting a fair deal to this day high officials have not provided official documents explaining the legal grounds behind the extradition. meantime victor boot remains in the u.s. prison held in solitary confinement his wife doubts her husband will receive a fair trial from the country she says violated international and bilateral laws to
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get him what you need is that it's clear to everyone that the case has long been moved from the sphere of lots of politics i think around there i would love to think that the american court is unbiased but i have strong doubts about it because i think such pressure could be put on anyone including the jury. the country accusing victor boot of arms dealing now finds itself accused of a little harm first come october an american jury will decide the future today political pressure at surfside by the u.s. army evidently the fortnight artsy new york well this is a long and complicated case if you want more analysis on our web site out there we are on the data on the timeline of the case you can see it all unfolded on line from.
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elections in egypt my people supposed as the country's current prime minister says a new constitution must be drafted first a country continues to be under military rule meantime during which seven thousand people have been arrested since february revolution activist david keyes spoke to us he says the uprising to install democracy so far change very little some have been jailed simply for criticizing the government others have been brought upon spiritus charges of koran called insulting the military but increasingly and certainly given the incredible high number of detentions detentions of civilians not attentions of people who have. tried to undermine the regime but people simply criticizing the military this is a very dangerous trend egyptian distance and wilders who were imprisoned in military prisons and they describe incredible torture they describe electrocution
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they describe waterboarding to describe the regular beatings and this was the egyptian military that stood behind mubarak until the last minute so while there have been gains and we hope that egypt has a brighter future ahead of it there are still many many challenges that it starts overcome if you ship is going to move towards democracy and liberalism and openness in the west in fact is a very important role to play. the u.s. is stepping up its drone attacks on yemen claiming to target al-qaeda militants have been reports of a secret cia base being built in the persian gulf for the sole purpose of taking down anti american terrorists if they managed to win through in yemen a struggle over one hundred people have been killed in the past two weeks the witnesses on the ground say they include a lot more civilians than was big admitted in the u.k. attack helicopters in commando squads are being prepared for possible deployment of the country british m.p. jeremy call been told is he believes the west is doing the direct opposite of what yemen needs stability if the west goes in with starts bombing on behalf of
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unclear who then i think then that will make the. situation markedly worse yemen has huge poverty and social issues it's the poorest country in the region it's a median age a population is less than eighty and it has the greatest social discrepancies of any country in the whole region but the last thing it needs is more bombing what it needs is peace what it needs is people coming together and it needs overseas aid to help develop any government political. class to bring together all of the factions and all of the interest across the yemen i cannot believe that cia drones are likely to bring this about and in their haste to be involved the u.s. looked to me like making all the mistakes they made in afghanistan in one thousand seven hundred i mean they rushed in as part of the cold war armed anyone that offered to fight on their behalf and thus was born the taliban. was one of the
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highest teen suicide rates in the world russia it's now been jolted into action to try to reverse the worrying tread but experts say it's not as simple because there are several causes that can lead to tragedy if left i've noticed next artie's example in to reports that compassion is a cure but sadly it's a remedy that sought to come. just days before final exams it to be clear was reporting and students gearing up for their lives at lee had of them the teachers pointed to bullying at their broad a student who it seemed had her future figured out which way should play station i want to become a journalist because it's very interesting and creative profession and doors to the world for me with this yet but inside of a school living celebration pulling his classmates gathered for his funeral something she may not be the best she ended everything and hank herself. getting ready for the example we can't believe i was the one who was the hardest of all of her marriage of math problems and she was very modest she wanted to graduate
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in a grade student. in many countries this chasseur exams in late december and early june sees peaks in the number of children taking their own lives but in russia it's a year round problem roughly one and a half thousand children and teenagers kill themselves every year it's much higher than the average scene in the united states and britain. the problem is so out of hand that when i was informing the president's about it he found it hard to believe that if it is a truly frightening every year thousands children make attempts on their lives. girls are up to four times more likely to act on suicide yet it's two boys who by a long way actually succeed in killing themselves eager is their friend his try to take his life three times the latest that time just six months ago. i just had
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enough i was tired of fighting with my mom my girlfriend left me i was fed up with studying i couldn't stand seeing the streets and hearing all this noise i just wanted everything and i wanted peace what's driving the problem in russia is what experts call a low emotional literacy psychological or psyche. health is underdeveloped and not easily available then there is the stigma. committed in the state of emotional distress over time. even if parents notice that many would rather ignore them or take their kid to the psychologist psychiatrist which actually added to the continuing social and economic shift we can use harder for parents to provide for their children leaving little time for talking and listening this morning meant is that it catered to children who fall in victim to adult parses alcoholism drug abuse prostitution and i want to go with can drive
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a child to take his or her own life but in the center of this overly wicket taker stands one that seems almost prodding almost commonplace yet it represents what experts say is the main reason why russia is leading in europe and the number of teen suicides and that is indifference seeing no evil hearing now cries at some work or artsy. top will do stories making headlines right now tonight a suicide bomber struck his convoy afghanistan the vehicles carrying german soldiers in it was destroyed in the attack but nato says there are no true casualties however at least two civilians did die in the explosion the taliban says it carried out the bombing. somalia's promises resigned for what he called the sake of the somali people the water on country has been without effective government for two decades now with much of the south controlled by islamist extremists the pyramid earlier refused to go despite a looming deadline to leave in order to clear the air between the president and
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parliament speaker although he had public popularity his high level support was proving divisive in the shaky transitional government which has been extended for another. operator of japan's devastated fukushima nuclear plant now says it will open the doors of one of its reactor buildings to vent radioactive gases but to try to prevent another explosion tepco also admits it underestimated just how much radiation it would have to filter from coolant water there the latest setback comes after the u.n. nuclear agency criticized tepco for its slow response and concealing the true magnitude of radioactive leaks james corden snarling journalist and a sucker he says the risk to people's health remains very real. any new leaks of any kind are going to be an incredible burden on the efforts that are already on underway to try to clean up the water or decontaminate it because they are now running out of space to actually store the contaminated water in the fukushima in
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the immediate vicinity of the plant and i believe within two weeks they're actually going to run out of space so they're trying to get a system on line for treating the water but apparently they test for that it's going to be pushed back another few days it's already been pushed back from last friday there is no such thing as a safe level of radiation exposure that any level of radiation exposure increases the risk of cancer and however negligible that risk may be with any particular person on any particular date any particular spot when it's averaged out over a large population like is living in the fukushima region that unfortunately means there will be over time an increase in cancer rates there and it's really just a question of how many. this is our team from moscow thanks for being with us my name's kevin i love papers headlines for you in a couple of minutes time to a half minutes to be precise.
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