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tonight an r t the un security council passes a resolution to send observers to oversee the cease fire in syria which has been hit by further deadly clashes we've got the latest just a few seconds away for you. also back on the table after more than a year of silence and suspicion world powers meet with the rand the discuss its nuclear program which to rally insists is peaceful. and the people of new delhi is set to vote in regional elections but it could end up being a choice between alleged murder isn't fraudsters but many candidates marred by a criminal past.
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hello there you're watching live from moscow this saturday night it's eight pm here now my name's kevin now in our top story the u.n. security council has voted unanimously on a resolution in the last hour to send a team of observers to syria a group of up to thirty monitors will help oversee the country's fragile cease fire this amid reports of fresh shelling of more bloodshed in the country despite the truce artie's reported as full the latest developments in new york for us had a very good evening this is a rare show of unity for the u.n. isn't it over syria is it likely to help build optimism among the international community that it is capable of dealing with a crisis now do you think. well kevin i think at this point the security council is cautiously optimistic and quite proud of itself that it's finally able to speak
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with one voice reach a consensus the first resolution now unanimously adopted on syria as you mentioned it calls for monitors on our. team of thirty going to syria immediately to observe this ceasefire the fragile cease fire in place there according to russian ambassador to the u.n. to tell you one russian officer will be part of the group heading to syria the resolution that was adopted also calls on all parties in syria including the opposition to immediately seize all our violence in all its forms this is what was a sticking point on friday and why the security council was wasn't able to vote on a resolution friday because according to russia's position the u.s. first drafted resolution made many demands of the syrian government and no explicit demands of the syrian opposition the russian ambassador to the un vitaly churkin said at this critical junction is very very important for all syrian parties
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including our opposition to comply with the six point peace plan that was laid out by un special envoy kofi annan on this of course also calls for an immediate cease fire and for an inclusive political process in syria in which the opposition groups and the syrian government engage in a dialogue the russian ambassador said that moscow from the very beginning has been supportive of mr a nonstop peace plan it is only he said through an objective balanced approach that the security council was able to reach a consensus on saturday. you know under the influence of russia and a number of other security council members the draft resolution has been significantly changed it became more balanced and started to represent reality and more as a complete it's taken into consideration of syria's government it will be at the
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u.n. observer mission. according to this resolution the un secretary-general ban ki moon will have to report back to the security council on april nineteenth regarding how the resolution is being implemented whether the observers are being granted access throughout syria whether humanitarian officials are being granted access throughout syria if the syrian authorities or the syrian opposition is complying with what the security council is this monitor mission will eventually grow to a team of two hundred fifty people we should know that it does say in this resolution the house and there is a vague reference that if syria does not comply with what this a curate council is asking further measures can be taken what those further measures are or is not here again i think at this point all the security council members are hoping that the armed opposition group and the syrian government do comply with what's being asked and peace is finally established in syria now is one
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of the brilliance of the of this developing story. for sure. well with the third day of the cease fire in syria the input of the government rallies have resumed across the country and as a result of reports from damascus next there's growing concern that being hijacked by the rebels. it was good friday for syrian orthodox christians but it didn't bode well for the country at large three people lost their lives in demonstrations lation wide threatening the fragile cease fire even reached the end of its second day of opposition a group stop messing about stop provoking for the clashes in syria and actually put into effect what kofi annan chris plante wants which is to sit down on the groceries and table with the government as with all their uprising in the arab spring the largest of clashes in syria have often taken place after friday prayers and what some believe has been and manipulation for
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a major political aims. in the run up to that day week the opposition tried to need tactic comfortably removed from the repercussions of their statements exult revolutionaries made the point the demonstrations and the ceasefire couldn't co-exist only moments the troops are withdrawn from the cities those people in the government in the regime know very well that hundreds of thousands. freedom seeking crowds have become a glorified image of the arab spring but in reality demonstrations often resulted in crime and violence in egypt female journalists were sexually harassed as protesters demanded more rights in libya a soldier was lynched right between calls for elections as for syria there are fears that rallies may be deliberately used to derail the peace process. demonstrations here are miliband but those who hit the streets without permission
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from the interior ministry they're arrested and while this official admits some heavy handedness on the part of the government he says it's borne out of the security challenges serious crimes are facing when one of the challenges the government is facing is distinguishing between democratic process tears and armed groups we are not afraid of the peaceful opposition which is created by the government's own supporters who we are trying to prevent as armed groups using these demonstrations for provocations killing civilians and leaving the killings on the government especially when the ceasefire is still in its early stages but it doesn't mean that political discourse is stifled today case syrians have gathered in the countries many who cafes were no topic is now off limits also from going out to sponsor work it's here to talk about. in this group of high school friends all have studied or traveled abroad and while they're perfectly familiar with the
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notion of western liberties they say what's being imposed in syria now has nothing to do with freedom but you know what's the meaning of freedom where is the free for you. i was in. i was used to go where ever you are referring to something anybody for thirty forty. pounds your friends are asking for the free labor market that everybody's there for them and that's what continues driving syrians apart fighting for freedom others i fear and for their lives the right to demonstrate is an undeniable human right but isn't equal to the rights of well maybe the syrians do recognize that their country's political system needs to be changed but. first things first and if opposition is genuinely interested in stopping the bloodshed for the time being it may consider. responding to the government wire with their own. initiative. r t
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damascus syria another big story today six major world powers in a round of med in turkey to find ways to remove suspicion that surrounds nuclear programs go to military could mention discussions of resumed after a fifteen month break with russia would be e.u. helena's positive and constructive rounds recently increased uranium enrichment amid suspicions it could be seen community weapon washington called the talks last chance for diplomacy to work with israel threatening military action he western europe have imposed tough sanctions on iran and spell attacks professor of he says they're facing a challenging task in trying to wind around trust now. there's a long list of things that iran is unhappy about and unhappy about killing five iranian nuclear scientist in the last couple of years. sanctions against ordinary people in iran sanctioning. commodities like gasoline i'm happy
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about sanctioning the central bank which is basically iranian bank which is basically the very kind trades with international companies in fact it's somewhat surprising that iranian government officials go to these meetings and basically listen to the other side which is more or less repeating the same demands that are . not really acceptable to the iranian side asking iran to its its nuclear program and when iran ask why do you want us to do that they say that we think you are making a nuclear bomb and at the same time we hear from the intelligence agencies of this country is united states even israel that iran is not pursuing a nuclear weapon so there is a lot of contradictory signals that are coming from the other side and it is making the situation somewhat confusing. you're watching out t. the sound of evening coming of age old solutions to the current debt crisis the
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u.k.'s treasury plans to shoot never ending forms after the first world war saddling though generations to come with billions of pounds to repay we guesstimate how that goes down the report coming up also. so it's generally your computer is absolutely deadly and a dream destination but a faithful part of the report from the us mexico border where many illegal immigrants perish as they try to find a new life in america. over two thousand candidates for new delhi municipal elections will try to woo voters on sunday but many might find it hard to make their choice not because of the overwhelming numbers it's because a fifth of the candidates standing for office despite a dubious past as artie's prostrated found. show pinney's has been a counselor representing one of the wards in india's capital city for five years he's up for reelection this year and says he wants nothing more than to serve his
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community. in politics as long social work i'm in it to serve the public doesn't gives me satisfaction i know there needs but alongside these lofty aspirations are some murky allegations denise has been charged with a ton to murder intimidation assaulting a public servant and armed rioting he says he's not guilty of the charges but he's not the only candidate in this year's municipal elections facing serious allegations according to the association for democratic reform about fifteen to twenty per cent of candidates from both major political parties have a criminal background many actually have pending cases involving serious allegations like murder kidnapping extortion and robbery and actually in a recent local election ten a candidate who actually campaigning from end shale. out of the one hundred thirty nine candidates in delhi's municipal election the niece has the second
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highest number of charges pending against him but he says the allegations are bogus and on a general level the problem in india isn't as serious as it sounds. there's no truth in the it's a conspiracy i was in fact fighting for the people when they charged me with false accusations how can anyone called is a criminal case. just deep cho karr is working to make indian political candidates backgrounds more transparent to voters he says money often means power regardless of how it's obtained with. all made of. money and the most of them throwing money and muscle both. money and. anger. while the indian parliament
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could pass a law to make it illegal for criminals to run for office choke are doubts it will happen since almost a quarter of the lawmakers themselves have troubled past so in a country known for corruption and bribery some voters say they simply want to elect someone who bay think can get the job done if you we should not much with the history of the politician standing up for elections whether he's been a criminal in the past or not only we need to see is whether he brings to. it but in a country where so much development is needed others feel that process is being undermined by shady allegations were candidates backgrounds are now very much in the foreground preassure either r t new delhi india. tens of thousands have gathered in a football stadium in pyongyang to show their support for north korea's ruling family the nation's gearing up to mark a hundred years since the birth of its founder kim il sung which is on sunday but amid the celebrations north korea's been deprived of american food
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a good response for that controversial rocket launch that took place on thursday rocket fell into the sea just moments after blast off but nonetheless still condemnation violated you in a solution north korea's banned from ballistic tests over fears its developing long range nuclear weapons but career expert john feffer told me he thinks poses little thread to any one. in many respects north korea is technologically quite advanced and has been for many years for many decades its major problem of course is not me because half a billion dollars to launch one of these rockets and that's a lot of money in north korea they don't have a lot of money to continually cast these things so failure frankly is more likely than success on the side of threat does north korea really represent a threat well frankly it doesn't have much in the way of military at this point of course as a very large army we're talking about
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a military that is declined rather precipitously relative to the south korean military and certainly relative to the u.s. military the nuclear program was in some sense an attempt to level the field the fact that it doesn't have much of a nuclear program and is held to task neither of which were particularly successful try to put a satellite into orbit hasn't been successful that suggested this attempt to level the playing field represents for north korea kind of a baseline of deterrence but no kind of offensive threat for other countries. paula story and a whole lot of others besides who are covering it all to dot com our web site also online today norway's trial of the century they're calling it find out why and is great because it needed massacring over seventy people on the holiday island last summer is reportedly set to argue that he was acting in self defense you can read at wal-mart online for most of it also tens of thousands rally in support of
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banning former president hosni mubarak's officials from running for the country's top job next month peters on up to. taking around the world in brief and separate attacks in surface pakistan have left h.-e. of muslims dead in the first incident gunman riding a motorbike ambushed a car and killed six then just minutes later they shot dead two other travelers in a rickshaw in the area shia muslims are the minority in pakistan and are often targeted by extremists among the sunni majority. sunni these jets of bomb strategic targets in south it's killed at least five people tension escalated after sudden forces seized the town of heglig responsible for half of sudan's all production here and was forces from both sides to withdraw behind borders and for violence to be stopped the fighting along the all rich frontier is the worst in south sudan became dependent last july. a roadside bomb targeting a security patrols killed two policemen west of the iraqi capital with vehicle was
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destroyed in the blast in which one more officer was also injured most of the rags recent violence has been blamed on sunni militants trying to shatter the country sheer led government. twelve people being killed after al-qaeda fighters captured a security checkpoint in southern yemen insurgents killed four troops were losing eight of the road over two hundred have died in a week long battle between security forces and militants al-qaeda took control of several towns in the area during a year of political turmoil to depose president. the united kingdom's debt is growing steadily and the treasury is looking at drastic measures now to try to tackle it that suggesting never ending loans that should make a reappearance last despite the fact the previous ones issued to cover the cost of the first world war are still being slowly repaid today and these new loans are going to mean future generations will inherit nothing but debt because our bennett reports. strapped for cash and deep in debt the u.k.
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government has a plan but buyers beware all's not as it seems chancellor george osborne wants to bring back never ending loans dumping the government's crippling debt on to future generations it'll still be boring and this is money george and friends won't have to pay back sounds too good to be true that's because it is nothing there they stayed there a limited period this is a good time to be taxed by at least the issue but that begs the question of who would buy it if it's a good time to issue them then it's not a good time to boy they would be buyers at the taxpayers themselves shouldering the government's vast one trillion pound debt pile by lending it money also on off a bonds that will mature after one hundred years these workers if the government taking out a very generous mortgage benefiting from its current rock bottom interest rates for another century bad news for whoever is lending the money the only way you can
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actually make money here is if there was no inflation between now and the year twenty one twelve a very optimistic outlook take the last hundred years for example if i had bested one hundred pounds back in one nine hundred twelve at a rate of three point four percent say this year it would have turned into almost three thousand pounds sounds ok in itself but it's nothing compared to what i would have got just from inflate said we should have seen one hundred pounds balloon it's almost nine thousand so who would fall for such a cheap trick well no one of course but that's where the government gets its own investment rules would force pension funds to buy against their will not exactly fair play but this is a monopoly with only one winner you know this is what happens. when governments into the risks are enormous you know the risks of buying a one hundred year. gilt from the u.k.
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government or historical evidence given inflation patterns in the past would suggest that. anything close to current yield levels we would lose money on the last time britain issued a never ending loans was after world war one a massive deficit still burning a hole in the taxpayers' pocket even today and now this government's doing the same offloading its own mountain of debt to be someone else's problem michael bennet r.t. london. every year thousands from mexico and latin america try to make it over to the u.s. to stop the flow of illegal immigration american authorities have beefed up security along the border with mexico and that is wrong with the linda reports next it's become the final destination for scores of people. the wind blows through the rugged sonora desert in arizona helping shape its rocky valleys and spectacular peaks it's a treasure of the american southwest but this is also
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a frontier land where a deadly conflict is underway. it's almost a mass disaster situation the disaster which doctor has faces is the growing number of unidentified bodies being found along arizona's southern desert bodies stacked high in a fight for space and perhaps even a proper burial one day becomes not so much an effort to determine why that person died it becomes an effort to sort out who's who were inside of the pima county cooler at the medical examiner's office which has a capacity to hold hundreds of bodies now this facility is much larger than other places around the country pacifically because of the issue of bodies being found along the border even so lack of storage is a major headache three hundred summer means we had a refrigerated truck parked out here. to help us with overflow some arrives he
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expects they will need it again the department of homeland security recently boasted about the sharp drop in border patrol rest suggesting the government's crackdown has helped curb illegal immigration the migrant deaths ever mean consistently high so it's been here the border is absolutely deadly more than sixty thousand had that along the us mexico border since one thousand nine hundred four according to human rights groups that's when operation gatekeeper a program for defined international crossing with high priced fanzine thousands of agents and high tech surveillance was launched border agents call this area below is a place where migrants commonly try this. a while to get into the u.s. for the scores we try to make the crossing here there are many others who choose a much more treacherous and sometimes deadly route into the u.s.
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policymakers start pushing the immigrant bloaters deserts would deter migration instead it has led to what some call a death trap internationally migration is. there's attempts to control migration through the same tactics militarization through building walls and we see them in various places in india and pac and see this in health and israel you've seen disastrous wall attempts. in germany many remains found in the desert are merely bone fragments making them difficult to identify you know their cases remains of the missing are never found leaving hundreds perhaps thousands of families wondering what happened to their loved ones during their journey north the reality is militarizing borders does not control migration while politicians argue over who can spend the most money to fortify the border hundreds more john and jane chasing
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the american dream here at pima county more in tucson arizona ramon girl in tow archie. millions of orthodox christians around the world are preparing to celebrate easter marking the resurrection of jesus christ the emotive most important holiday in the calendar this saturday believe a state traditional food church which is less stuff for morning services includes painted eggs fish and fake occurred spread known as cash which is what's easter school in russia earlier on saturday worship is in jerusalem witness to so-called holy fire miracle in the flame appeared to christ. moscow tonight to time for service will be led by russia's pacha and we will be bringing you live coverage from this crisscross to save the people later church ministers of talk to us through key points to see. i.
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i still see for you well coming up in the next hour fire on r t porthcawl the latest sports from zenit st petersburg they took a look to close in on their third russian premier league title exciting stuff but what details on that to come you just told me personally got the latest edition of you to i'm kevin this is o.t. live from moscow.
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