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with intensified nato bombardments claiming civilian lives and alleged atrocities committed by rebel forces some libyans feel betrayed after what initially started as a nationwide uprising. trading boots for bolton's the white house defends its decision to withdraw more than thirty thousand u.s. troops from afghanistan. the move comes as deadly drone strikes in the war zone are stepped up sparking fears of more civilian casualties join me in a check out in just a few minutes from washington. bringing the best of russia and its heart and soul to a global audience twenty four hours a day new documentary channel goes live with the help of the president.
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international news and comment live from our studios here in central moscow this is . throughout the course of the four month long revolution against colonel gadhafi regime libyans have found themselves surrounded by threats nato forces have killed hundreds of civilians during their bombardments according to government claims and rebels have been accused of committing atrocities against their own people. explains. this family hasn't had the war quiet and peaceful like this one for months it was keep to the libyan rebel stronghold of benghazi to hide in this refugee camp in the west of the country after a life in their native town became a nightmare. it's not safe there anymore it's become dangerous and it's not only because of explosions and gunshots one day people from the government and you call
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them rebels we call them terrorists came to me in told me we have to arrest your daughter because we know that she supports gadhafi. these cave has been long and hard for they were in their family i don't know. if it was i had to hide for some time from them as they've been searching for me then we knew there was a bus coming from gaza to nazir the bus with the rebels for their purposes we took that bus with our faces covered and everybody was against gaddafi on it we told them that we were also against him and a lot of same we kept silent until we went to egypt and from there we were sent here. to get them. son was a brother doctor subquery a surgeon has also fled the city he says they've made three attempts on his life but he only finally left when he saw a killing. take him from the from or from your killing him in front of i.c.u. and paying good his body on the world that was because the doctor says people from
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the national transitional council were behind it this is the rebels official political body set up after the revolution in libya started in the mid february its members are recognized by many countries throughout the world as the only legitimate representatives of libya there is though i doubt there will be new so. there you are again it's. about freedom democracy there is no freedom or democracy there is just. the refugees here say they now finally feel safe but it's not that safe from the side of the frontline either. these people have gathered in the west of tripoli to bury those killed in one thousand airstrike called in to leave and government officials a bomb landed on a private compound and flattened it killing fifteen people including three kids we have been calling for peace and negotiation for months and no one wants to listen
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to us and now we have to pay a very heavy price of. casualties civilian casualties and also military casualties. yes i think the time has come for the world to understand that this conflict has to come to an end immediately which is very unlikely to happen any time soon when you dug around in these cemeteries to crash while nato has already claimed that the operation to protect civilians must go on with clashes and benghazi and nato intensifying its bombardment of tripoli both eastern and western parts of the country are perilous to say and people are dying on both sides of the frontline many on the ground fear that when the democracy there were talks about will finally come here they will not be enough people left to experience it. or ignore our reporting from western libya. but if you want your say on the situation
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in libya go online and take part in our poll there on screen you can see that they were asking why you think the libyan campaign is failing to succeed so far the most popular view is that libyans support gadhafi and will not betray him and change your opinion on the subject on which side they're on t.v. dot com also online at the moment. the pilots of a large passenger jet prevented major attacks of another plane at new york's j.f.k. airport you can check out the recordings of the crew on you tube channel. four news today violence is once again flared up. these are the images the world in seeing from the streets of canada. giant corporations rule the day.
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the white house is standing by its decision to withdraw a large part of the u.s. kerrison from afghanistan barack obama is running up support after announcing the pullout of more than thirty thousand troops by the end of next year france and else says it's also prepared to pull all of its forces out by the same date but the news comes amid warnings from military commanders that progress against the taliban is fragile and reversible really seventy thousand u.s. troops are set to remain in afghanistan with a complete put up promise to take place by twenty fourteen your state secretary has been trying to convince congress that obama's strategy is the right approach to winning the war but he's got to check on reports. clinton faced the difficult task and that is to justify the billions of u.s. taxpayers dollars on the ward that seems to have no end in sight and there was a great deal of skepticism among the senators even amid the announced withdrawal of troops in afghanistan so the secretary of state had to focus on progress accomplished there and did she mention the killing of key al qaeda members also
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that as she said the u.s. has broken the taliban momentum although various reports on the ground suggest the insurgency is not really subsiding there and some even say it's growing among the afghans the systematic killing of civilians by nato strikes doesn't help experts say many of those now fighting against the allied forces in afghanistan are not they are not terrorists they are fighting against who they see as invaders after one of the recent strikes they killed a significant number of civilians including children even the u.s. backed afghan president karzai had to make a harsh face saving statement warning nato that if they continue killing civilians that the whole of the afghan population will treat them as occupiers actually it's not just the afghan people it's also the neighboring pakistan whose assistance is key to the u.s. efforts and u.s. efforts in afghanistan and nonetheless the secretary of state said the pakistanis would rather see the u.s. leave of ghana's then take a listen but they would be perfectly happy if we picked up and left tomorrow but
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what would we get for it and what would they do with it and i think the answers to those two questions mean that the president's approach which is this steadied careful transition while we try to work the the diplomatic and political piece of this which includes pakistan. is exactly the right way to go and many afghans are actually worried that less troops doesn't necessarily mean less bombs on their homes i mean these upcoming troop withdrawals the u.s. has reportedly stepped up airstrikes including grown strikes in afghanistan is thought to be part of this twenty first. training intelligent war strategy as they call it you know when you have no troops on the ground no deaths of your soldiers to justify back at home so it becomes possible to wage a war without having to face all these accountability in pakistan the u.s. doesn't have puts on the ground but it's chasing suspected terrorists with drone
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strikes and very actively doing so would end up killing most of the three wins in those strikes the pakistanis are furious that they were government is allowing the americans killed there to kill their own people the leaders of doing that in exchange for a view millions of dollars they received from washington and some experts say killing innocent people the u.s. is only going i generate more extremism in the region but that was not one of the issues hillary clinton addressed in her testimony before the senate committee on foreign relations this thursday kind of talking to me a little earlier one of the voice of russia radio has recalled a young he's told me that president obama is scoring political points ahead of his reelection attended by making such announcements if you look at the timeline that president barack obama did announce while he was running for the presidency and it after he said by this time we had to have a troop drawdown but remember he's also running for reelection so there's an issue
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of not only the safety of u.s. . troops there there's also the point is being reelected in twenty twelve and the overall issue of money being spent there so there's about three things that he's had to deal with and announcing mr other critics of the obama administration have said that despite how many people that he the president is going to. draw about there will always be there may be a u.s. presence in afghanistan for decades to come. coming up in just over an hour's time marty talks to afghan human rights champion malalai joya she claims the u.s. led occupation of our country has thrown the afghan people from the frying pan into the fire. they removed it brought in power difficult the taliban as the by the situation getting worse and millions are part of gone by the presence of concerns cows and stripes in afghanistan they suffer from injustice insecurity
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joblessness polity and now of course this town is the second most corrupt country and of course more than sixty million dollars in she received from the so-called international community and in the end of the construction of afghanistan schools are funds. but most of these money when people park across these while lost family are comic as they himself corruption a star from the palace and to the small. part finality live below the poverty line like i did while it is against the increasing more and more intense outcomes in south innocent people has become most common in children there are close enough. democracy never come by military invasion democracy never come by cluster bomb by white phosphorus by muscle car by bombing our wedding party. politician here bill this is being requested over charges of inciting hate and
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discrimination he faced five separate counts for the controversial speech he gave attacking and comparing it to nazis and the court ruled his comments fell within the boundaries of legitimate political debate and member of the european parliament phillip a close he's told me that the verdict will destroy is a victory for the freedom of expression. this is very important not just for here truth but for freedom of speech in itself i think you cannot have a working democracy a functioning democracy if you don't have freedom of speech and certainly as a member of parliament various and everyone else should have the right to speak freely and openly problems like mass immigration is a miser and multiculturalism you know we've always been told that multiculturalism in was going to be great and was going to solve a lot of problems on the contrary it has become a problem in itself and it's very important that everyone should be able to you know put forward his own solutions to the problem and that it is balanced and free
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debate people from outside of europe who come to any country in the european union shoot that themselves through the local laws the local way of living when in rome do as the romans do and this is very important multiculturalism you know in reality does not work in europe we are seeing big problems in major cities major capitals in western europe where we see power societies that have emerged you know with so many people who don't feel they have to do that themselves to the way of living in the country they went to and so this has to change i think we need a much more restrictive immigration and integration policy. well still to come in the program this hour moscow welcomes the starts. the russian capital gets a bit of hollywood glitz thing glamour as the thirty third moscow international film festival gets underway. that report from paid all of it coming away very soon
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but first let's check out some other international news we have for you today in our world update thirty four people have been killed and over eighty injured in the iraqi capital after three explosions at the local market police say the bombs targeted a shiite mosque there was no immediate claim of responsibility but such mosques are frequently attacked by sunni extremists including al qaeda. european union is said syria with more sanctions aimed at seven individuals and four companies says the measures were brought because of the gravity of the situation in the country currently thirty four people and businesses now face asset freezes and travel bans including president bashar assad sanctions followed months of clashes between anti-government protesters and security forces that reportedly killed more than a thousand people. to pronounce three people being killed and thirty two injured in clashes between students and police during street protests crowds brought the streets of the city and burned three regional government offices and police used tear gas and rubber bullets to prevent them storming
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the opening of the thirty to thirty third international film festival here in the russian capital plenty of fans come out to greet the great in the good in the glitz and the glamour a lot of them over here right now are you all doing. they're enjoying themselves i certainly am it's not a bad days work when you get sent here to great artmosphere we've seen a lot of the stars entering into the cinema just behind me at pushkin square in the center of the russian capital we seem sheila boof the star of the transformers movie also michael bay the director of those films he was mobbed by fans as he entered transformers three get things under way today and it ends with the debt a thriller spy thriller that will end the festival but there's some great movies to see of course we go outside of the for a competition there's also the competition for the gold in georgia much wanted statue that you get for winning this bosco film festival there's also some great
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films now i'm a bit biased it is an international film festival i picked out two british movies that i believe will do very very well one of them is already one the best movie will be sunspots the on film festival this year lots of needs a drama about well known educated delinquents about young people in scotland that's supposed to be a very very good film also the biopic of the of the british playwright underage dunbar now that's mostly a very gritty biopic a very heartwarming biopic it was nominated for a bafta that's something that i'm definitely going to be trying to see that movie is called called the other set in bradford in northern england should be something really into see there but also another movie that i really want to check out is the angels of the evil italian movie about gangsters in the seventy's and the like against the movie who gets the big prize now if i was a betting man i would be looking towards american translation french movie i am. a
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. classic romance tale of young love with a bit of a twist when it turns out that one of those young lovers has a tendency to kill people very gritty dramas first a little bit raunchy as well so that's really my tip to do with it but i don't get to make those decisions there is a panel of of really the people that know what they're talking about the church is here now they're headed up by geraldine chaplin now if you might have guessed from that last name she does know i think it's you about the movie business she's the daughter of the great charlie chaplin so i'm sure she knows a thing or two about a thing or two when it comes to picking could fill and she'll be deciding who picks up that prestigious golden george at the end of the festival because all of our reporting there from central moscow let's cross over to the business desk now to get the latest financial news from katrina. thank you bill hello and welcome to the business bulletin here on earth a well prices are dropping sharply that's after the international energy agency made
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a surprise announcement that sixty million barrels of oil would be released from strategic reserves this will come from the u.s. with other major economies providing the rest the move is intended to offset the loss of loss of production from living here which is currently engulfed in civil war big parsons head of research at national australia bank explains why he thinks the i.a.e.a. has taken this rather unusual step. two reasons the first of these relates to the global economy and bear in mind that central banks around the world central banks and governments alike fairly alarmed at the prospect of rising inflation and oil prices are a major contributor a factor here they certainly don't want to drive their economies back into recession. by overtightening interest rates in order to deal with inflation so working directly at the root cause of these price increases i think is a very very shrewd move so the first reason is because they're concerned with
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inflation i think the second reason is also to show the balance of power across the world doesn't lie entirely without break and i think the opec decision fifteen days ago that was taken not to increase production i think did actually upset many people around the world so partly it's about power it's also about inflation. now looking at the equity markets the u.s. markets are trading negatively in response to the prediction of far greater unemployment than was initially anticipated and european markets closed trading on a negative note also with the decks and the footsie both well over one point five percent in the red line is and down as well the dancer and blanco are losing two percent and banks also down with lloyds three percent and. and here in russia the plummeting oil price dragged the markets down with the r.t.s. closing over two and a half percent in the red. looking at some individual shares on the my sex energy majors were among the main losers with lukoil down almost one percent banking
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stocks were also under pressure it was down more than a percent bucking the trend though was aeroflot the company was named the best east european airline at the ongoing liberal air show in paris. gazprom is just one step away from getting full control over the gas transportation network and better routes the country says it will sell fifty percent of network operator trans guys for two and a half billion dollars gazprom already owns the other half the deal would allow it to get direct access to the european market with links to such countries as poland and lithuania the asset sale is one of the terms set down by russia and its partners to bail out cash strapped by the roots gazprom is yet to say whether the terms of the deal are acceptable. japan's master will invest eighty million dollars to build a car assembly plant in russia's far east the plan will produce between twenty five and fifty thousand vehicles a year with thirty percent of the parts being made in russia as is one of the last
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of the big four ninety factories to include by the special terms russia offers to make because locally. and that's all a business for now that you can keep up so it was all about stories online out so you don't come forward slash business stay with us for headlines next.
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today children play war in the old case me. but in june one hundred forty one these was where the first barrier fell another troops on their way to moscow and. the funders of breast cancers were dying one by
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one under seize the sun. was. in the last shelter an unnamed soldier left a few simple words very well motherland i'm dying but i'm not surrendering. seventy six hours of intense fighting. six thousand desert of beach front field several kilometers long. and now there is only one person who cares. you see we are surrounded by grabbers everywhere but also there are. on this beach which of course is a very most appropriate city signification
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a symbol of everything that's wrong with our goddamn government allowing not only garbage but to accumulate were so many guys died. a new battle is going on. will the history be protected. return to terra what julian cooper story on our t.v. . wealthy british style site. is not on this. market why not come to. find out what's really happening to the global economy with my stronger for a no holds barred look at the global financial headlines tune into cars report on r
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