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weekly news review program carrie johnston. well this week saw nato officially announce the end of its aerial campaign in libya starting from next month the country's interim leadership will take control of all security responsibilities but also tossed with rebuilding the country as well as preventing gadhafi era military stockpiles falling into the wrong hands a tall order and nation flooded with weapons and he sonali reports. the war is over but the weapons are fully loaded. human rights watch has expressed grave concern about leftover are in libya their number one fear warehouses thought to hold ground to air missiles which could in the wrong hands take down passenger aircraft it's through mates oh and nato allies in the region which these weapons have been flooding libya and also libya is quite a world country anyway the population has has quite a lot of light weapons in its possession and those light weapons are becoming
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a heavy burden on the national transitional council now relying on an army of former rebels for security we try to control the bends and we check if there is somebody has when we ask him if he has a per se shoot for this work or not. checkpoints have been set up across tripoli to check that those carrying weapons have proper documentation and those who do have the paperwork are being called on by the national transition committee to return their arms the question now what if they don't and what does that mean for pumps gadhafi libya and its stability and now as you can see is being secured here everything is under control and the only word thing that we were. making is a how to give weapons but we see something very different i ask this head commander.
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people have way too much faith in the n t c which is quite obviously not in control of the situation on the ground in libya at the moment and in fact you can see the
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pension between the n.t. see commando and some of the more islamist led groups on the ground and in fact if you see some of the fighters on the ground they have the characteristics of islamist fighters that have a long kind of history of from afghanistan on wards so this illusion that the entity has full control on the ground is not actually correct and i would say the vans that we're seeing them could be personal event bad as could be their normal run of wars but maybe another party in libya could have presented their evolution of the aspirations that's privilege of them and aspirations for change better that and then the entity that still has a lot of former gadhafi associates and cronies within it so that's really the nub of the problem. it's thought to colonel gadhafi is most influential son saif al islam has led to this area apparently looking to hand him self over to the international criminal court he's reportedly used a spokes person to make contact with the hague to deny charges of crimes against
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humanity some experts believe that putting gadhafi son on trial is the last thing some western leaders want to see parties i have been it expects. to some moammar gadhafi was a man who knew too much secrets which will supposedly be buried with him i think that there were tremendous sized relief all over capitals in western europe this is somebody who cut all sorts of deals with the french but also the british and the italians and to a certain extent the americans as well i think they did not want him put on trial for any reason and i am not misleading that surprised that he was captured alive really really quickly ended up dead deaf. return from diplomatic cakes are was spectacular hugs handshakes and kisses from the heads of countries which denounced him good after he's now silenced but the suspicion around those who laid out the
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welcome mat is far from buried could own for years to his grave. but the. dealing with him is constant repetition of. will go away precisely because that this is also the situation was fishing probably cruel shrinks it marriage ironically it was jewish with. their interests then british prime minister tony blair was instrumental in get deficits rehabilitation bringing him in from the cold in two thousand and seven but blair didn't leave empty handed trade between them flourished so did the cozy relationship there were six more secret meetings after blair left office his people denying they were about releasing the lockerbie bomber abdel baset al mcgrath he or britain would lose its lucrative libyan deals i regret myself enormously that gadhafi was but should he should have been said to be trash would cripple call put all the trial and force to
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all it's a question through all the terrible things he did and if it davidge the contemporary world lose all previous regimes and leave is tough and we need to know. what is darby. with. some details of the murky dealings have already emerged claiming the reputation of one of britain's leading universities the london school of economics agreed to contract with the gadhafi regime worth over two million pounds to educate hundreds of its future civil servants the director was forced to resign and now the university of tripoli is demanding the money back french leader nicolas sarkozy was never shy and greeting get daffy even letting him pitch his tent in the elisei palace at parentline for bankroll. sarkozy's path to the presidency so says this man the one who could still tell all. sarkozy must give back the money he took from libya to finance his electoral campaign we
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funded and we have all the details and are ready to reveal everything. saif al islam gadhafi son and key right hand man reportedly ready to surrender to the war crimes court so you he's going to have low information and now i think we're so eve that tony blair intervened formed to help him get his dodgy ph d. degree from the london school of economics one. degree or apparently was plagiarized as a lot of things have gone on so you thought gadhafi knows about saif gadhafi is wanted to answer for his own actions in libya's drawn out battle for control but it's what he could reveal about the diplomatic deals with his father that's keeping the western power players sweating after bennett r.t. london. in his first interview with the western media since syria's uprising began but. actions against his regime could transform syria into another afghanistan
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comments came after the u.n. secretary general once again condemned the country's violence calling for the repression to end the arab league also assad and the civilian death toll three thousand killed in the last since march arab ministers are due to meet syrian officials later today to press for dialogue between the government and the opposition some protesters have been calling for a no fly zone over the country areas. hate but this isn't syrian writer and democracy campaign and shelf because the majority of the population doesn't want a military solution to the crisis. were against military intervention whether today tomorrow or in ten years' time even if the regime is to ny late every one of us would still be against military intervention we fight for freedom and we don't want to add external slavery to our domestic want. we don't want it to become a part of the struggle between the international and internal forces syrians are peaceful they want to progress under conditions of freedom and development and they
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don't want to turn into a concentration camp of poly gone for larger countries. well still ahead few this are social unrest against inequality. thousands of israelis are back on the streets protesting a government spending they say they're not getting it now that the military is getting too much. and the embattled wiki leaks website has been forced to suspend its activities the details of those stories in just a few minutes time. even the this reached a long awaited deal on thursday to try and save greece and the euro zone from collapse the measures include writing off fifty percent of greek debt we capitalizing european banks so they can cope with in the future losses and expanding the bailout fund to one trillion euro after the summit in brussels french president nicolas sarkozy said in greece to join me ten years ago it was a mistake but according to dr levi author of from britain's taxpayers alliance the
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new rescue deal won't fix the problem because greece is too far gone. it's almost like one of those 1980's comedy is where the somebody giving a. deathbed speech then keeps getting up and carrying on it's something which. the fundamentals were there to be seen twenty twenty five years ago they were supposed to be sixty percent debt to g.d.p. ratio before state qualified in the first place to join the euro and now it's being seen as some achievement of money she's got to get down to twice that it's long been a ticking time bomb bailouts as a rule of thumb unless they're there to achieve a set end with major reforms as a rule of thumb don't work i don't see within this package or not. through the fifteen or so pages of the document i mean there are some aspirations and a lot of aspirations in there but in terms of concrete proposals. a little thing on the ground. to the us now a police in denver have moved into the camp of the occupy wall street protesters arresting those who refused to leave becomes just hours after
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a massive standoff pepper spray and tear gas fired into the crowd but in this footage it's a police dispersing a crowd of activists meanwhile in the states of tennessee and california more than fifty people were arrested and sprogs swept through their accounts removing tents tables and other belongings the movement has already been tested by snow storms in colorado the harsh conditions expected to hit america's east coast testers in new york all getting ready to withstand this it's often the north or to strip them of their power supplies to reports the that rests on the upcoming winter unlikely to shake the determination. of peaceful nationwide movement that turned violent overnight in oakland. police attacked protesters with tear gas stun grenades. flash bombs and rubber bullets we had been there for weeks we had been taking care of ourselves there been no incidents with the police and they came
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in in one of the most terrifying shows of force that i've ever seen in my entire life and they came in and they either flushed everyone out of the camp or arrested them and then they began to systematically trample all of the tents cut them apart and this need people really really angry a former u.s. marine an iraq war veteran was seriously injured by a tear gas canister that police fired at him. food it of the wounded veteran and police brutality spread quickly the shock of it galvanizing the nation and the occupy movement across the country. google says the company received requests from local law enforcement agencies to remove you tube videos of police brutality they did not comply the stronger of forcible response five establishment the stronger. the movement will get the larger the protests will become the protesters through these past six weeks of being careful not to taint the movement's reputation with
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violence by a march most reports suggest that this movement has been almost entirely peaceful but some in the u.s. media use the night of violence you know clinton to portray the protesters as radicals and more violence from the occupiers a lot of these people are professional educators a good number of these people are radicals no doubt about it you might ask how radical was this elderly woman in a wheelchair who was tear gassed by police or jasper father of two who's working on his ph d. at the university of california berkeley you know they characterize you know it's. the perspective of the movement as the marginal and radical and fringe in order to discredit it this moment really is about all americans it's not just about people that have a story we've been poor this is about now it's to the middle class that is starting to feel the impact of corporate greed that has run this country for so long as the movement grows bigger and more structured it's becoming harder to ignore the
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message of the campaigners who call themselves the ninety nine percent and protest against corporate crime and government complicity protesters tens march through and throughout the country there will be more the movement is only expanding several weeks ago police crackdown on protesters with pepper spray this week it was tear gas and stun grenades protesters now want to hit big business where it hurts a general strike next week demanding banks and corporations shut down for a day but will the police response be anyone more brutal crackdown i'm going to check our reporting for washing our teeth. what i saw ahead for this hour russia's a cultural kingpin return opens. the bolshoi is back but they've medians out peter in lovers had been way. for as moscow's landmark theater unveiled its first book in sixty years after a massive amount. to israel now where tens of thousands returned to the
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streets of tel aviv to vent their anger over social inequality in the government spending policy that's less than two months since the country witnessed an initial wave of protests parties reports. the last demonstration back in september in early september sold a million people come to the streets in the country logan i was satisfied with that turnout and after that a lot of the protesters many of them are university students return to process and things that didn't take a little bit of it out but sadly now what we have seen is not only attention on what is happening internally here from the israeli air force has also strikes on southern gaza five members of the islamic jihad organization have been killed the organization that is one holds a sponsible for a grad missile that was fired into israel earlier in the week the concern here though talking to people is that this story of social demonstrations will not be missed by many in the international community as it focuses in on what is happening
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externally and certainly the mainstream international media is making a lot of what is going on in gaza to the detriment of what is happening here and with me to talk about this is nicholas simmons who is one of the our social protest is nicollette why are you back on the streets after a two month lull. the knesset the parliament is returning from his recess we just hope that they'll reconsider their budgetary considerations the problem has been that the budget considerations have been about parties and politics they've been about leaving the tycoons and seem to control everything we want the budgetary considerations to consider just the general good of the country here in israel it's very very important to realize we are not in economic recession a problem isn't that we don't have enough money problem is that it's being mismanaged the government decisions about what to do the money is bad oh oh oh oh oh that's. certainly when you hear the cries of people here and really they slogan
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is the people demand of social justice people here saying that the government can do what it wants to attract attention but they certainly will not give up on what they say a very legitimate demands. more news exclude. footage and analysis with our website at r.t. dot com that has a brief look at what you can find online right now and nationalise shadow looms over germany is the country's leading right wing party for immigrants to be shown the door find out why this dangerous rhetoric seems to be attracting growing support also online. one of the twentieth century's most notorious and get rich quick schemes is back in spite the pyramid project wiping out the savings of millions in the past year to plenty of investors willing to open their wallets once again more at party dot com. on monday the whistle blowing web site wiki leaks was forced to temporarily suspend operations its founder julian assange said the site would instead concentrate on an
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aggressive fund raising campaign to fight a financial blockade imposed by american and e.u. banks a financial freeze came after the massive leak of secret u.s. diplomatic cables showing the real often highly critical views of foreign diplomats they also contain thousands of revelations about afghan and iraq campaigns my son said cutting off their websites funding is unlawful and he's running to fight it in court the president of the national union of journalists in britain on a loan says ending with you the exact evinces will simply encourage others to take its place. taken outside of any legal process so out of any international political agreement they seem to be ability to shut down a website that some governments find troubling. it's very unclear exactly what the motivations what the power behind them and it is it's deeply unsettling because
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there were other very beginning of the situation questions about. tension members of the u.s. government had suggested or asked companies like amazon which was the first to take action against wiki leaks because they were hosting the size and what they may have been asked by in the. the jewels within the u.s. government so. obviously one of the issues is there are really any rules regarding what companies can counter cannot do with their customers companies are generally entitled to reject customers if unfortunately wiki leaks was forced to close down that we would see other sides seeking to do the same kind of thing and getting around the restrictions of wiki leaks place. the central asian country of kazakhstan these electing its first president since the bloody uprisings that toppled formerly the kremlin back by kiev last spring the front runner is the country's former prime minister wealthy businessman who promises to bring stability and prosperity to the nation the current interim term by ever he's not running for the top job is alexion signal kurdistan's first peaceful transition to
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a new government april two thousand and ten at least ninety people were killed in the capital and the unrest that ousted bakir lead to massive clashes in the south of the country that there are more than four hundred people dead. a brief look now at some other news from around the world this hour. a powerful explosion has killed twenty nine people at a coal mine in one province in central china five of the miners were rescued and one more made his escape to safety through an airshow the state owned coal mines administration has not confirmed the cause of the blast despite an improving safety record chinese mines remain among the most dangerous in the world. for a brazilian president who is in the silver has been diagnosed with throat cancer sixty six year old will begin team of thirty treatment next week one of his doctors says the former president is in
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a very good condition that his chances of full recovery excellent eight years of leaderships or brazil experience stable growth and unemployment rates on it. a series of insurgent attacks in afghanistan of claim that these twenty lives the taliban suicide bomber drove a truck with seven hundred kilograms of explosives into a nato convoy of foreign troops outside kabul meanwhile in the country's south a man in an afghan military uniform opened fire on coalition troops killing three the taliban has claimed responsibility for the attacks suicide bombing the government offices and. now then after six years of boris restoration one of russia's greatest cultural institutions has reopened its doors to the public hundreds of millions have been spent in the bolshoi theater which staged a grand return in moscow on friday night ortiz according to trooper was among those
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lucky enough to attend. so just remade from scratch it seemed hard on paper but appeared arduous in reality over seven hundred million dollars of state money and six years of work to bring back all people and send glory to russia's landmark theater even the president sighed with relief. it's been a painstaking process going through this nightmare was not only the theater's company but also the government and the side construction workers. side workers were the first to the theater's orchestra sang an ode to. a real truck driven on to the stage just showed the scale of renovation the theater underwent unesco has already attacked the works as unique the stage has doubled in
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size and not by growing wider the bolshoi has remained in its historic contours but by growing underground i think it's absolutely wise choice to drive budapest within the old tools of the building and try to modernize it without making it a mortar building and modern looking it is definitely not kilos of braided gold tons of crystal and hundreds of meters of silk woven by monks all setting the scene for some of the world's greatest beauties but. there is nothing. all right. here. is what is the word bolshoi associated with in the west before they use this a ballet. this say. this a chandelier. that incredible standing there. and of course this is
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a russia to see the stage where the old soviet symbols now removed came the last president of the u.s.s.r. me heil gorbachev bela legend maya p.c. at sca as well as directives from the competition world class values including la scala the vienna opera and covent garden precious opening night tickets for the wealthy and well connected only were exclusively available for the president's office and for others happy to watch in the chilly autumn and the opening night show gala concert was displayed on giant t.v. screens. and as the curtain came down the cheers of rabble from outside could be heard ringing inside be renovated restored while shopping excluding the groucho but our team. good to see it back well bring in the headlines in just a moment to stay with us here naughty.
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to. this week's top stories here on our team nato has officially announced the end to
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its military campaign in libya even the country's security the hands of the new government there are concerns about the heavily armed population that's been left behind. e.u. leaders signed off a massive deal to avert greece's debt crisis and save the eurozone the critics say the move is a mistake it is just a day and inevitable catastrophe. america's anti corporate protesters suffer snowstorms and police pressure left one activist critically injured squads sweeping through occupy wall street camps removing tents sunday arresting those who refused to go. to russia's and legendary both sort of theater reopened office. six year in the expense spared renovation of grand garden night was attended by russia scrim to the kremlin the world's renowned opera lovers. israel and the palestinian ministration have agreed to come forward with proposals on terror tour .


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