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minor scuffles in brussels around one hundred forty eight people were detained mainly because they were carrying things according to the police that weren't suitable for carrying on a march or had no place for carrying on a march but no injuries were reported that over in spain demonstrators clashed with the police slightly more severely they were throwing projectiles at the police there were marches certainly in madrid and in barcelona and in barcelona students set fire to a police car they also blocked streets with rubbish bins and police fired rubber bullets on them in the end of the day we saw picketers throwing eggs at buses and blocking trucks on a main road in madrid and striking workers also staged a sit in outside a bus station trying to prevent workers from crossing the picket line and going to work. also be processed in ireland those demonstrations were timed to coincide with members of the irish parliament going back to work after their summer recess to a cement mixer which was plastered with banking slogans was driven up and blocked
the entrance to the irish parliament building and a man was arrested for that as i say they're generally a fairly peaceful day considering the number of people gathered also marches in portugal slovenia poland italy and but it has been announced that the unions in greece in athens will be planning demonstrations right into the evening and they're trying to show their respective governments what they call the human face of budget cuts that are being proposed and implemented all over europe basically e.u. governments of overspent particularly the countries that we're now calling the pigs portugal italy greece and spain and now they have to borrow money they have to save money to pay that money back and how they're proposing to do that is by cutting pay they're going to raise the retirement age in some cases in some cases they're even cutting pension payments and they're slashing jobs in the public sector but people are saying it's not awful that the government spent by. and then then that
taxpayers state money had to be used to belize banks out so you know ordinary people shouldn't be the ones who have to suffer these process this is a saying that actually cuts in danger. what looks to be a fragile recovery and some of the economies in europe they're arguing that actually a better way to go would be tax increases on hiring come groups and also investing in public services and jobs rather than cutting them in this way david campbell bannerman a member of the european parliament from the u.k. independence party believes the single european currency is a key factor behind the current economic turmoil but i think the euro is teetering on the edge this is a manifestation of it this is a massive problem and you can throw hundreds of billions trying to do but it's beyond i mean the real underlying problem is you trying to force together all these different types of column is some of the doing very well others are very weak and you cannot force them together under one common currency call the euro the euro's
the problem it's just unsustainable this as a say you know they're throwing hundreds of billions of euros out to it and the germans are paying through the nose and you know the majority of germans now want to leave the euro and that's conceivable that we recreate all the national currency is for certain strong currencies leave all that we currently one or the other still add in the program the land is not for sale that's the message for many indian farmers who are protesting and dying to protect their only source of income all the details coming up on r.t. . but first the ousted mayor of moscow says he won't make any legal challenge to the decision to sack him but will continue to take part in political life this was reports that yuri luzhkov was considering appealing the decision at the russian supreme court artie's corresponding as the latest. speaking for the first time to the media since being sacked you said that
he was not planning to challenge the president's decision to take him down from power as moscow's mayor and in import and previously there were reports in the media quoting a course of friend and state duma deputies who was of cops on who did see that mosque or was planning to file an appeal to the supreme court of russia so now these reports have been denied personally by the ex mary himself says that he will stay in politics although at the moment it's not clear exactly how he's going to do that just previously he officially got out of the united russia party said today a letter to the party officially stepping down from power and also complaining about what he called was a strong media campaign against him since you when you do score he's quite a controversial figure he was the mayor of moscow for eighteen years that is quite a lot of time and that's why his sacking was a mixed reaction among most whites and sweeney people who supported you saying that
it was because of him that moscow received the new modern walk and also his policies towards pension years created quite a lot of support among many more squads however there are also a lot of people accusing the school for feeling to resolve traffic problems in the city or failing to protect some of the buildings and the morals of that wore off historic heritage not only to get to moscow but to the entire nation as well were destroyed as moscow was getting the facelift and also us not forget your. wife you don't know about that enough was thought to be russia's richest businesswoman and many people do say that she was able to become so successful because of the risk of being the mayor of moscow at the moment of course former team is still at power until the new mayor is appointed and the new government is a put together under the old law the united russia party which. holds the majority of the seats in the russian palm and passed to submit at least three candidates for
the post of the head of moscow to the president who will then have to pick one of the candidates he would prefer best and submit this candidacy into the moscow parliament many analysts do see that despite the fact that we still don't know neither the names of these candidates they do say that we're going to find them out in the near future and perhaps moscow could receive a new head as soon as within perhaps that in the next two weeks even former leader of the u.s.s.r. mikhail gorbachev says luzhkov gradually lost credibility over time although he believes he made a strong start in the office. if you will do in the first years of law school's term as mayor and those were the most critical years when industry collapsed and the situation in the cities across russia was terrible he did a lot from our school here exercised firm control over most schools resources and distributed them in the right way he supported people women children and war veterans in those years i myself used to say that moscow was lucky to have such
a mayor as good as you really school time passed and law school started to change he had a billionaire wife by the authorities began to look more attentively at school spry but activities questions arose whether the mayor had room to wall to tackle problems a lot of things have now come to light it turned out that funds allocated for the reconstruction and expansion of my school streets and routes were invested in some enterprises from which someone received a huge profit of sanctions in recent years have been far from good they've discredited his past achievements and there's always poor always more waiting to be discovered are putting all the stories we're covering on air videos more a lot any time here's a quick look of what's on live right now. a little green men do exist and they're trying to save us from nuclear destruction at least that's what a group of former u.s. air force officers is claiming. and battle of the sexes find out about the
legendary russian who served in the all male military for a decade without ever or feeling her secret. fifteen suspected militants have been killed in two separate counterterrorism operations in russia's southern republic of dagestan now reported casualties among the police the operation is the biggest success for security forces in dagestan. and over the past month relatives of the militants were asked to persuade them to surrender but the insurgents retaliated by opening fire russia's anti-terrorist committee says two terror acts being planned for the near future had been prevented last week in the region a suicide bomber blew himself up killing two policemen and wounding dozens of civilians. dagestan the neighboring republic of english yet he is facing
a similar battle with insurgents president you know speck you have cooled off says counterterrorist operations are vital to the survival of the southern regions. we don't want to brutally murdered punish anyone as a warning to others we just want to deal with this terrorist disease or perhaps we don't have written permission from the terrorist patient we're treating for now we don't have any other choice. the central asian nation of character stan is gearing up for parliamentary elections the vote follows months of political uncertainty and ethnic violence. brought here to stand was rocked by deadly riots in the capital bishkek that left dozens dead and led to the ousting of president kurmanbek bakiyev in june ethnic clashes in the south of a country saw to two thousand people dead and a hundred thousand displaced the election will be held october tenth and more than two dozen parties will be taking part our teams are really able to show reports on one of the early papers. as the clock ticks towards the kurdistan elections
the country holds its breath will the polls bring stability or plunge the country into another round of violence and chaos meet felix school of the country's former prime minister who could be next to lead the country following the controversial reigns of this kind of cause and could not get becky of course he is one of the few figures who have not been tarnished in the last fifteen or twenty years so he has a pretty hard moral standing cubist population and he has a good chance of or we know in the next parliamentary election who has a different times the national security general the regional governor and mayor of the capital bishkek but what he's most renowned and praised for in his home country is an ability to handle crisis situations. in two thousand and five there was total madness marauders in the capital police and national security had
all running away at that point that's when call of his friends revolutionaries asked him to take matters into his own hands and in three days he restored order. but also has a reputation for being difficult. he was a close ally of both presidents at the beginning of their terms and soon fell out of favor with both of them finding himself in opposition and twice in prison by need to that they can never be two or three powerful figures at the top of the curious politics pool of has always been a very powerful person and the key of and the kind of have both felt that he could be the person to sweep them from their post and take power into his hands some predict school of the party are numberless which translates as dignity is in a strong position yet cool it will have to run against a multitude of other parties all of whom also fancy their chances of challenging him the problem is that it's very difficult to create a democratic country in central asia kyrgyzstan is the most democratic country in
central asia unfortunately this is a very immature democracy and sometimes it leads to or some very bad results right now what kyrgyzstan needs is not a democracy of european type i don't think it's possible in kyrgyzstan what it needs is stability and says say tional violence whoever wins the election this is a crucial decision for kurdistan a country that's been to the brink it in a goes on. turning now to some other international stories this hour the u.s. has imposed sanctions on eight iranian officials for alleged human rights violations the financial blacklist includes the country's interior minister and the commander of iran's revolutionary guard the order imposes a travel ban and blocks any assets held by these men in the u.s. it follows alleged abuse against anti-government protesters after last year's disputed presidential election. western intelligence agencies say they have for oil
that al qaeda plot to carry out terrorist raids on several european cities it's reported teams of jihad s. were planning attacks similar to the siege of two hotels in mumbai two years ago the plot was reportedly disrupted by drone attacks on targets in pakistan and afghanistan france germany and the u.k. are all on a heightened state of alert the eiffel tower was evacuated for the second time this week on tuesday because of a terror threat. the youngest son of north korean leader has been appointed second in command of the country's central military commission this comes a day after kim jong un was also made a four star general the moves are being viewed as a gradual transfer of power due to the ailing health of his father kim jong il a u.s. white house spokesman called the developments quote the ultimate reality show. colombian officials say up to thirty people have been buried by a landslide in the country's north west many of the victims were changing from a bus on
a mountain road at the time emergency workers say it could take several days to recover the bodies this comes as heavy rains devastate parts of the country triggering widespread flooding and mudslides the. pirates have struck again this time seizing a panama flag cargo ship with a crew of fifteen indians off the coast of ten's india the cargo vessel was headed to south africa it's the third incident in four days off the east african coast there's been a sharp increase in piracy with at least sixteen ships currently being held by hijackers. and of november's nato summit in lisbon r.t. spoke with former secretary general of the alliance george robertson he says the security challenges are the risks that the world faces today are different from the past. too much of a tie the present moment. with the sun to. come we have people in the way. russia. russia wants to rule the world.
catherine the greek say you know i can only secure my friend by expanding catherine his big coup to be more fun to see. you can catch the full interview with former nato head george robertson coming your way in a little more of an hour here on r.t. . finally in this news block turning to india where thousands of farmers say they're willing to fight to the death to stop the government from building a motorway through their land while some fear simply losing their livelihood others argue that the real consequence will be a full blown food crisis artie's charan singh reports. indian farmers took to the capital recently in protest against a government takeover of the land to build a new two billion dollars highway this followed the deaths of three farmers who were killed after police opened fire on protesters in the state police.
will not keep learn to develop and to turn a price at any price at any price we are ready to die and will not allow anyone to stiffen our learned. these protests have stalled the government efforts to acquire farmland forty industrial need india which means developers have been forced to put the roods refineries and plants on hold the media is the land acquisition if the land acquisition is i mean the production or even the order department and. and that is what government is trying to do in case there is you know projects and they are big and the land available to you live is only going to thirty percent then they believe that in the. land is an emotive issue in a country with two thirds of the population is still dependent on their greek culture fifty five year old age we're saying doesn't want to sell out but nor some offers would be hard to turn down. if my learn goes i will lose my livelihood
what will i do so i say if you are going to take my form give me a fair price for my land as well as a job. some analysts believe that acquiring prime agricultural land for non agricultural purposes a food crisis in the country on it was that. there will be no food to eat they aren't giving us good conversation and they're still taking our land without a land eat either the government listens to or demands within a month or we will take action. the farmers do have a point after all the government uses a colonial law to pay tiny amounts of compensation to farmers to buy their land for development projects the government plans to update this law by the end of the year to guarantee market prices for farmers but until it does vital infrastructure projects remain in limbo something is your third largest economy can ill afford got and seeing r.t. new delhi stephanie mondays up next with all the latest business news stay with us
. hello and welcome to the business bulletin russia's major gas producer gazprom will start the construction of a new gas pipeline to china next year gazprom deputy c.e.o. said the two sides move closer to an agreement on the basic price during president medvedev said recent state visit to china they also agreed on new terms for gas shipments to china including the route gas quality and a final point if the pipeline earlier this week gas from agreed to supply thirteen billion cubic meters of gas annually to china over thirty years sartin from twenty eight fifteen. now while europe is facing a multi-year slog out of the economic crisis emerging markets are attracting more investor attention but will they be able to grow in the event of a sharp slowdown in the developed economies but tell you how clover reports in the
months leading up to the summer holiday season europe was gripped by fear that it would be overwhelmed by do that there was much talk of greece rial and really in spain defaulting on their bonds this opened up the bleak scenario of the euro zone collapsing and dragging down the world economy just as it was recovering from recession but a bailout package and of first started to focus their attention on the other big problem the precarious state of the u.s. economy over the summer what happened was that the markets started focus very much on the concerns of the double digit in the u.s. and the fact that actually german growth was coming through very strongly and actually they were quite slow to realize that the sovereign crisis in the euro zone had never actually gone away spreads were actually rising over the summer particularly in august when we had all the concerns coming through about the cost of resolving the financial sector crisis it all and and i think now we're in a situation where the markets realize this isn't one year problem it's
a multi-year problem why. europe is busy cutting its way out of crisis much to the displeasure of public sector workers and the data from the u.s. is anything but comforting investors are looking for the next growth areas top of that list appears to be the bric countries brazil russia india and china but others strong enough to perform well if the developed nations start going into reverse again at least one analyst thinks not if indeed there is a second wave the second in the us so europe markets will not be able to sustain that growth why do was say that is that because of a large share of trade and capital flows still a link to the u.s. and europe and therefore you know that into regional trade in the merger markets is still very small and therefore is the demand in the us or europe tanks completely the emerging markets will no longer be able to export their big chunk of their goods will see a freeze up on the in the trade exchange and therefore slow down and growth in
short the emerging economies do not have the consumer to decouple they will not make it alone but given a move more outlook whether you are so in europe can sustain some growth in the emerging markets to our form this is clearly what many investors are expecting and is likely to be reflected by money flowing towards the new markets. business r.t. . the russian active markets finished up on what will stay with the r.t.s. and then my fixed closing more than half a percent in the black box that the my six high would. be finishing around one percent higher energy majors also lets support apart from luke oil down one percent . russia's top silver mine of poly metal has reported a five fold rise in first half net profit to ninety five million dollars the company benefited from higher prices for the metal and increased sales volumes but
the results fell below analysts forecasts and. as i'm putting metal down around five percent on the my six. russia's national ally in ara flutist to start its own budget carrier it's part of the company's fifteen year development strategy it concentrates on increasing its domestic business while cutting the number of international flights are fought to set itself a target of quadrupling passenger flow and revenues by twenty twenty five. ten k. b.p. and petro vietnam have signed a contract on crude deliveries so saying from november to cave b.p. will supply at least one hundred thousand tons of oil each month to vietnam vietnam has also offered to pay b.p. to set up a party joint venture it will include a three and a half billion dollar oil refinery in vietnam and some of russia's oil fields tank a b.p. says it's considering buying new fields in vietnam as it looks to expand its operations outside russia. it opens
a new partnership to be one of the most dynamic you're going to view this of the world the east is that you are a quarter of the. growth in vietnam is one of the most dynamic economies in the east by two thousand it would be for this it would be the most economy ever going to go to ten percent but you know it's a partnership with them it's for the system to are valuable. i'm not sure update for now but of course you can always find the stories if you log on to our web site that's r t dot com slash business.
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a. little. eleven thirty pm in moscow good to have you with us here on our t.v. zero headlines thousands of europeans gather in brussels to demonstrate against government austerity measures that slashed jobs and pensions spain's been paralyzed by a general. at least twelve other eurozone countries have been gripped by protests and clashes with police. moscow's deposed mayor says he won't appeal in court against his forced resignation yuri luzhkov says he'll be staying in politics despite falling out of favor with the russian president. plus kyrgyzstan gears up for parliamentary elections i mean simmering fears of more violence in a country yet to fully work cover from deadly ethnic clashes this summer former
prime minister felix school of is among the favorites to lead the nation. next with kim jong il effectively naming his son as his heir peter lavelle on the cross talk team debates whether or not the country is turning into a kind of presidential monarchy it's coming up it's coming up in moments here on r t. genes or do you think france tried to reason with hitler germany demands or doesn't mind and gets its way the old from the entry to the safety net to themselves nine genes thirty nine the whole of europe is engulfed in war efforts to establish a system of collective security nine hundred thirty eight failed and it's still on the agenda. the lessons to be learned from the munich agreement on.