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graham army defectors have reportedly crossed over to fight alongside opposition forces in northern syria but the government insists the are armed gangs threatening the public not revolutionaries and in reaction to the state's crackdown on protesters that you have opposed new sanctions on the country's largest state bank which holds the majority of syria's foreign reserves are these tests are syria has more. about one hundred eighty kilometers north of the mass this is a city of unrest on the site of five days of recent deadly clashes between security forces and protesters in which at least thirty died it's close to the cities of homs and hama where most anti assad protests have been taking place evidence of fighting in the west on his plain to see there was an air of suspicion the tense mood only broken by children now smiling but only two weeks ago these youngsters were witness to violence in their hometown like this eleven year old we heard very heavy fire we heard airplanes but didn't see them it sounded like they were flying
high we were really afraid and we were crying the whole time i was on the child was one of the few to talk most of us are locals mean that we're hesitant to say anything about what happened telling us they didn't want to get into trouble. areas governor gives his explanation why the military arrived there were groups of people who had their own demands they had these demands for a little while and then it all escalated when they armed themselves we saw the situation had become a threat to the people and that's why we decided an intervention should take place in. the inside six reality for you here was the son of god somebody this is a place where there's it's a place but basically come work with me see here so this is what this was was it was basically. from our side here at this time but opposition activists insist that these were not on gas or terrorists but army defectors so far
the government has said little on the subject of decisions from the military i think it's a kind of a strategy by the government. weakening the moron over the. head of divorces so if they talk about the friction then. it should be about. the fiction so. all was well with this kind of. bush but under the circumstances most affected by the violence in. a room. in syria. from moscow still have for you this hour a twenty one years off the nation the little known self-proclaimed republic of trans eastern europe aims frozen. in ethnic conflict. it's.
an arctic attraction where why and inhospitable archipelago in the arctic ocean has become a welcoming home for immigrants from around. the latest polls in the u.s. suggesting anti-corporate protests sweeping the country have the support of more than fifty percent of the population still there are accusations that politicians and the mainstream media are ignoring the movement it all started in new york a month ago occupy wall street activists to have been camped out there ever since are refusing to be moved as the details. on wall street all the demonstrators hundreds of them that have been camping out there and sleeping there for weeks are pulling out their brooms their mom even brushes to clean every square inch of. the park but the big reason why the demonstrators are doing
this is because new york city mayor michael bloomberg paid a visit to the park personally on wednesday evening walk through and told all the the protesters that they would have to temporarily leave the park on friday so that it could be cleaned up now the protesters believe that this is an effort city officials are making to remove them from the grounds that they have been camping out so they decided to take the initiative and clean the park on their own now of course the occupy wall street movement has been referring to themselves and the majority of americans as the ninety nine percent they believe that one percent of americans the richest that live in the u.s. basically hold the vast amount of money and that the disparity between rich and poor is growing deeper and deeper some facts were compiled by a variety of different organizations and those statistics include the fact that the
top one percent. forty percent of america's wealth now this disparity according to reports is worse than it's been in the past twenty five years at its worst level a second point is that the top one percent take home twenty five percent of america's national income and the third point is that the top one percent owns half of the country's stocks bonds and mutual funds this is just a little reef synopsis of what you can work for and they cost about corporate greed possibly or when they talk about. economic disparities within the united states. now reporting there from new york the anti big business movements now preparing to go international protests are due to take place in canada the u.k. and are even spreading to asia proofreader explains why people in india are
preparing to join the occupy together club that energy that's happening in new york city and across the united states is definitely spread here to asia and actually the youth movement here has mobilized on facebook and on twitter and they're planning an actual occupy type a soul hong kong by jakarta even flom of god so the movement in asia is growing there is a lot of support for a here in india. and there are a lot of similarities between the goals and the massive of the people in the united states and here in india we saw a massive anti-corruption movement here in india recently that was fronted by our now worth thousands of young people showed up to support his fast against the
government so many of those people are said to come out to this movement as well and many people compare that corruption movement here in india to the arab spring and now people are saying it's a very it has very close ties to what's going on on occupy wall street people here are a little bit suspicious of the multinational companies the corporations that they're talking about over in the united states the simply american companies you see it happen a lot here a while and get across to me might be growing the rich in india are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer and it's the foreign corporations that are really benefiting from india's young workforce. british writer reporting there from new delhi more countries are joining the protest against fat cats and we are closely following all the latest developments on our website which is our dot com and our you tube channel so go online to get more coverage.
more news today. these are the images the world has been seeing from the streets of canada. operations to rule the day. and credit crisis europe spain has become the latest victim of a credit downgrade standard of boars agency has cut madrid's double a rating by one notch due to we growth high unemployment massive private sector debt the fitch agency has also downgraded spain's that rating as well as the credit worthiness of several u.k. and swiss banks portugal is warning its deficit cutting reference are well off track the country's prime minister warns of deepening hardship next year with more pay cuts and tax increases ahead. has been asking people in portugal how they are
dealing with what's being called a national emergency. i'm afraid i'm afraid of the future i'm afraid that. things are going to be like they are in greece right now people and. they are not going to be able to to have the good luck to have. lucia's in the active member of the portuguese indignados delish movement its participants believe the government is hell bent on pleasing the rich and powerful and ignores the needs of the people they have to be have to realize that we are. not going to pay for them and the longer probably we do know it's happening and that's. the worst rate of unemployment in thirty years at over twelve percent rising taxes and falling wages are the reality of portugal's a bleak present situation things are so bad people are no making comparisons with
cataclysmic periods in their history and looking to them for inspiration in a few centuries ago was in a situation similar to its present state. capital was all but destroyed by an earthquake one mad marquis to. his stature right there managed to pull the country out of the crisis three hundred years on however if you believe anybody will be able to perform a similar body. the portuguese and the not those say the solution is to create more jobs and cut unnecessary expenditure but the government was forced into seventy eight billion euro i.m.f. bailout earlier this year following in the footsteps of greece and ireland to paid back to have been introduced which will see longer working hours less holidays and even an end to the christmas bonuses which most workers enjoyed at the age when you were a man's life so you know your own space your own you know. to have a kid's. life you can't you can't do it you can't do it because you called. and
howard noxious. financial system and the political system that is intertwined with the financial system. is. twisted conditions. for me. personally the biggest thing and as the crisis grows so too do the ranks of the outraged members of the. people do not forget to thank. you mother. democrats you. will do. the call for a global day of action or looked over the fifteenth from the occupy wall street
movement in new york is expected to get a loud response in portugal but for many of those who will fill the streets here it's not so much about revolution as it is about turning it into a simple fight for survival he didn't go. as much more new videos. any time. seven years on now faces new charges to embezzle millions of dollars forty years ago. and the secret life of the russian president assad is revealed. a t.v. personality. weather
wise it's one of the most inhospitable places in europe with some colder than some continental winters in the arctic ocean. bergen archipelago was considered unfit for year around habitation but there is a growing and surprising ethnic community making a home there. to see for herself. surrounded by the arctic ocean spitzbergen has no roads leading out instead these pointers serves as a tribute to the archipelago small to afaik nature and well gaspar a mosque on london are frequent here the city that sounds the largest number of immigrants to the archipelago is the one furthers their way. with no re holding sovereignty over spitzbergen norwegians are still in the majority of the fastest growing ethnic group here is thais they already make up about a third of the archipelago is foreign population all things to the sligo lady of
the monoline and i think ties in the regions have a lot in common most peoples are very open and warm hearted. it may not have been love at first sight but they're one of the few political implications some people hawk met here future norwegian has been in the early one nine hundred eighty s. in bangkok when he brought her to bergen the couple were a local oddity and says that many more followed in their footsteps. uproot up to be more and begin more accommodating of a man's needs i guess that's why no region manchu like to marriage diary girls many of some punk siblings cousins friends and very quaint and says now we were in norway she's become the unofficial president of the burgeoning thai community with newcomers turning to her for all sort of advice could call him the main reason thai people come to make money and you can earn a pretty good living here but what's more is that we are not treated like
immigrants we have the same lifestyle as no regions we can travel we are treated as equals while the recent bombing and shooting massacre in norway reaganite a debate over immigration there are regions that spitzbergen say there is absolutely no place for ethnic tensions on the archipelago. they're all guests here and. many many. people from all kind of nations norway has responsibility for this fall but we have the so brevity but everyone in the treaty could come and live here according to the nine hundred twenty agreement residents of any country can come and live here without applying for a visa or a work permit the only condition is to have a job no race gender or a social support system doesn't operate here and according to the archipelago spies governor that's one of the reasons behind the multi-ethnic harmony plots or intentional to discriminate that's one of the principal symbols for the truth of.
what we do though is that it's required that you have. to be able to provide for them so love work. for you and your family most times come here for two or three years this young shaft is one of the recent arrivals making around four thousand years dollars a month he hopes to save enough money to buy an apartment in bangkok in the meantime he's all about mixing traditional thai recipes with norwegian staples like steel and beer you know we just walk basically seem like an oxymoron but it's actually a very good recipe for the cultural fusion that one can find here at visitor again you know we can composure a couple things sometimes hot temper has so far proven a much better recipe for the full plate the sense that any of those melting pot policy is a chance to go sour in other countries. are the only real here and kids are going
on now as. well as now take a look at some other stories from around the world at least sixteen people have been killed and almost fifty wounded in a twin blast in iraq the capital baghdad bombs were detonated at a local markets one after another as people gathered to help victims of the first explosion stronger and bigger one to place causing more damage and can. yes it comes just a day after of the iraqi capital suffered its worst attacks since august which took the lives of twenty two people. and to leave you know were several hundred khadafi loyalists have reportedly pushed back interim government forces after a day of fierce street fighting in syria could obvious hometown is the last major city not in full control of revolutionary forces although they do now hold most of it earlier the interim authorities have backtracked on claims that gadhafi son of a sea was captured in syria amnesty international has urged the country's new rulers to and the human rights abuses common under the ousted leader.
silvio berlusconi is facing a confidence vote in parliament which could spell the end of his time as italy's prime minister the opposition has challenged him to prove his governing coalition still has a majority after it lost a budget vote berlusconi says he has no intention of stepping down but if he loses it would almost certainly mean new elections he's faced repeated calls to resign from unions and the business community following a string of damaging sex scandals. us president barack obama has promised the toughest sanctions will be placed on iran a relegation is it plotted to kill the saudi ambassador to washington obama says he has evidence proving iran's guilt and insist he will continue to mobilize the international community to ensure a further escalation and make it pay for its behavior iran has dismissed the allegations saying the charges are fabricated to deflect attention from problems in
the u.s. . and a self-proclaimed republic of transister a breakaway territory in their republic of moldova not much has changed since it announced independence in one nine hundred ninety there's still no solution to the ethnic and territorial conflict and some believe the current leadership is to blame the national reports. one of the poorest regions in europe and recognized as a country across the world holds presidential elections in early december but already there is serious dispute before the campaign has even started the current leader of the self-proclaimed breakaway modo and republic of trans niece terri igudesman of has held the reins of power for the entire twenty one years of its disputed existence far from tiring of office his running again for a fifth term at decision criticized by moscow as a mistake. smearing of has created an atmosphere of personal power that has put the
public into a state of deep social and economic crisis there's a huge gap between ordinary people who are struggling and smirnoff inner circle who are all getting richer. the republic is certain its independence in one thousand nine hundred ninety from moldova which is south splits from the soviet union a year later life has been tough there ever since the breakaway region is a tiny strip of land with a half million population bordering ukraine it acts as if it's a real state with its own government military currency and constitution patrols nice to has always been viewed by moldova as part of its own territory meaning continued political tension. in one thousand nine hundred two war broke out in which hundreds died as moldova forces fought separatists before an internationally forged cease fire brought in an easy peace since then continued afterwards by
russia and the international community to move the mood over in an transnistria authorities towards dialogue have not borne fruit leave intentions dangerously high for ordinary people life is tough. average earnings of just three dollars a day for those lucky enough to work with high unemployment make the area one of the poorest in europe opponents say that in the run up to the election there is a heightened climate of political fear with the current regime in no mood to relinquish power. we live in an atmosphere of dread run many cases of political pressure like mailing in violation of laws in an attempt to discredit other candidates people and parties openly criticizing the current authorities by being put on the run. is placed in serious danger for all democratic election procedures. just under two months before the poll it's clear the struggle for power
will be far from a kid glove. some even warn it could be a flashpoint the latest twist in the difficult history of this troubled region a group of russian observers he's had interest needs to to monitor the elections following a request from the authorities there what are the ballots his free and fair are not the votes not expected to resolve these areas longstanding problems meaning the need for a lost and political resolution will remain. r.t. moscow. well time now for the business of date was here. thanks mary now that's right time to delve into the world of business and one of the top silicon valley is incubated us plug n play you have chosen five russian startups to be part of its innovation hub plug and play which was the birthplace of
google and pay pal have set up a technical center in moscow to go with the global venture alliance the founder of the community seder media says the russian invasion of companies now have access to unlimited foreign venture capital. we invest small amount of money we are consider like a super angel but important is not the money that being the best is the important is who invest it does and because we are a part in our of the most major vcs in california the have unlimited money but it's for us to at the end defied the best projects and introduce that to dam and then if that project is worth the i think the money is the least problem. the russian market has seen mergers and acquisitions grow close to their highest levels in a decade research company deal logic says the total volume reached sixty billion
dollars in the first nine months of the year only two thousand and seven so more deals being done the majority were signed in the resource industries among them because a gold bought seventy percent of all those gold was six billion dollars and france's toto took a twelve percent stake in russian company novacek. let's have a look at the markets for oil is rising reversing all the losses before a report that may show that retail sales of the u.s. climbed to september from the previous month brant blunt is trading at one hundred and eleven dollars per barrel while the w t i is it eighty four dollars a barrel. now the asian markets were lower on friday after a credit rating downgrades of spain and european banks fueled concern the region's debt crisis will slow global growth. in europe stocks are climbing the full sea is rising about point three percent and the dax is gaining point seven percent.
b.p. and routine to all leave the gains in the index technologist stocks are also offering some support after google's results more than exceeded its potations. and finally here in russia the markets are seeing strong gains investors seem to be looking up the task prospects improved for containing europe's debt crisis. in the my six and now edging more than one percent less now have a look at some of the individual share moves on them i said most of the blue chips are trading in the black this hour with spare bank up more than one percent has jumped more than forty percent on a deal with. the details in just a moment ross telecom is also edging higher the company may start a buyback of the chazz holding a thirty percent decline in value in the last three months it's also reportedly. interested in buying three only three g. or brighter in ukraine to deal with worth two hundred seventeen million dollars.
and it as we've just been reporting the world's second largest maker of consumer goods unit lever is buying an eighty two percent stake in russia's leading cause medics make a clean up the deal is worth four hundred million here the move is part of union lever strategy to conquer faster growing emerging markets could mean that has a thirty percent share of russia's skincare market. that's your business update from all small stores check all websites archies out com slash business. to.
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sovereigns flew. back you're watching r t live from moscow these are the top stories actors claim soldiers in northern syria are turning against the regime but the government says they are just armed gangs posing as stress to the public that news putting more sanctions in place after a day of clashes left at least nineteen dead from. the occupy together anti-corporate protest movement that began in your goals intercontinental demonstrations are planned in canada of u.k. asia and other cities across the globe. spain's credit takes a hit from the international rating agencies with warnings of a further slide that's as its neighbor portugal an ounce as tough a sturdy measures with people accusing the government of working.