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mission st thomas you want. to. call. the week's top stories and leave in battle for turndown i reporters also dr laura gadhafi could totally transpose i think are bad for final time on the colonel's hotel and. the rebels say it's crazy talks that hold him back libyan leader and people join the reflection from tripoli in just a moment. north korean leader kim jung il travels where construction by train to meeting president medvedev saying pyongyang is willing to restart international troops on its nuclear program. for prime minister vladimir putin has awarded a big shakeup in the russian space agency after the north soviet enough to undermine ignition off of the last stop. with nineteen dead in the e.u. as the east coast hurricane irene announced her new pointed survey of money while
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leaving millions without electricity. this is all seized weekly review hello and welcome to the program and we started leaving where rebels have ruled out any possibility of talks with his side the national transitional council says all the panel designs is a rest of dialogue all she is marie if you know she has spoken to the rebels and reports from tripoli. we have been able to speak to the rebels' information minister here in tripoli and he's made his position quite clear the rebels will not negotiate with the criminals the rebels will not negotiate with the killers they want to get are free and they're running after him street after street district after district and as soon as they catch him they will throw him to jail this statement comes after the new solution use it appears that. duff is information
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chief has apparently called a peace headquarters and has said that gadhafi is ready for talks with the radicals to form transitional government and his even appointed his third son side to lead the negotiations and this news comes just a week after a successful assault by the rebels on the libyan capital tripoli which became kind of breakthrough in the libyan six month long. civil war well meanwhile the rebels are progress and quite well they're currently controlling most of the country and including the capital tripoli and they are now claiming that they are preparing for what they call this final battle an assault on could have his native town city at the same time the rebels say that the run to go in with his supporters there in fear and if it's successful they will no be any military operation if only they
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agreed to surrender if not. will start within the next two days while the people here in tripoli are struggling because currently the city is facing in a severe shortage of electricity gas line magazine and water garbage everywhere on the streets because municipal services happen paralyzed people trying to kill themselves they are. taken out to the streets with brooms or. trash bags trying to clean them they also now live in in fear of anarchy because there is no police but the. also try to deal with themselves coming out to the streets and organizing kind of. volunteers to foot checkpoints. the situation is very hard to call here in tripoli. and while the rebel ruling council only really is traveling to get oil production facilities back to work nato allies are racing
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to secure energy contracts for reports now on the battle of its spoils of war. kill to the heart of most modern wars and you'll strike oil whether or not that's true when it comes to libya well it's going to play a pivotal role in the country's future q we have to feel restricted. to western interest to check i just want. to rebel to where and when you try living in trying to restore from where it's possible to be stranger to the concepts of friends with benefits berlusconi has been quick to casey up to the new transitional council inviting the public face of the greetings from the age of brill to italy for talks. these closest european allies in the eighty eight bombing campaign began back in april probably switch sides and began courting the rebels in
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the fall the wall almost a third of its lease daily energy needs were imported from libya an oil giant any with the largest foreign operator in the country because many here have been doing all they can to safeguard these contracts but if they will be able to maintain these previously close business ties it's by no means a given. in libya the futility extremely uncertain and there are little guarantee one of the biggest problems of a italy and other western countries since the beginning of the war has been the struggle to adequately understand internal workings of the rebels themselves. amongst the rebels there are many factions in the midst commission people al-qaeda if you think you know if you are sick and many of these groups of rebels are from a part of the before world with gadhafi and then they completely change their face . the wind with the wind as they say anything i think that corrupt politicians. it
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will make a death a personally on a number of occasions three prisoners connections less than a month ago a sure turn from a fact finding trip to libya with a handwritten letter she says was written by get updates of berlusconi in it he allegedly says he was surprised by your decision to join the coalition against libya especially after we signed a friendship and cooperation treaty between our two sides the treaty he's referring to he was tied just two months before the libyan uprising the letter goes on to ask why did you join our enemies or that any to mattick dialogue or investigation berlusconi now seems t.v. the making the friends it was that maybe the final chapter they could be any theory the conflicts will continue i would dare to say if you talk. to choose among the rebels there is no such. consensus both consensus holds an interview and. you actually have a person to talk to. be. with her foreign media now
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italy along with many in the west could well find previous lucrative relations they turn out to be just as killed as the rainfall the fair weather friendships surf r.t. . and journalist in new york clock says nato allies are rushing to do business in libya spreading reports the war's over. what is very clear is happening here is the rebels are trying to sell this to to the international audience and trying to make up their complete control of the country because that is finished the war is basically over and everyone supports them the situation is wrong walk a complex than that it's a very very divided society along tribal lines and the good that the regime which was secular good managed to hold the country together for a long period and now we're going to see tribal warfare broken out and it's very clear that he still has lots of support but the view in the west is of course that
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you have no support and that everybody is behind the opposition but it isn't true what nato has done here basically is transform a situation where there was demonstrations against the regime there into a full scale civil war the western powers who. really want to get their money back and they want to get money they want to caracas this whole into rights not about humanitarian intervention that was entirely bogus this was all about talking. and installing a new regime which would hand out the contracts to western companies and would be much more amenable to to america and its allies generally. here watching our see and coming up a little later we are on storm watch the city that never sleeps has been lying low as tropical storm irene sweeps up the u.s. east coast tending streets of the big apple and many other places into rivers claiming nineteen lives. prime minister vladimir putin has ordered a review and improvements to russia's space industry after yet another unmanned
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spacecraft crashed on wednesday the programs had blasted out with cargo over the career of the international space station before. in siberia the crash has sparked fears of contamination from toxic fuel that could be dangerous for local people and the environment jake agrees with the story. the moment it's cool came crashing down. launched on wednesday from the baikonur cosmodrome three hundred twenty five seconds later the progress craft atop a soyuz rocket plummeted back to earth i thought it was a plane first but then i realized queens never find that low or quietly then it turned into some bright object and then saw that it was sparkling and i heard a loud noise it was like three bangs one really loud and two quieter it was due to dock with the international space station on friday delivering essential supplies to the six crew members on board rocket malfunction has been blamed for the unsuccessful launch as a craft ascended into orbit
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a signal failure here the third stage in a sequence in this part of the rocket was an activated as a result it failed to ignite a propel the progress out of the earth's atmosphere. teams have be sent to southern siberia out-i republic to look for signs of any wreckage amid fears toxic fuel may seep into the surrounding soil and water supply so far they've drawn a blank but already the repercussions of the bush mission are being felt much further afield with the question of how to resupply the international space station proving the most pressing. operation planners always keep in mind the possibility of a big cargo space ship not booking through the international space station for some reason so the crew on board pairs of water and food supplies will survive on for another three or four months until their cargo spacecraft arrive to the space
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station time then maybe on the side of ross cosmos russia's space agency the loss has still raised significant alarm bells this or you carrying the crew is slightly different but not much to. the progress they're going to want to make sure anything similar could go on about what happened. why there was more turbulence of russia's space program back in december when three colonus satellites the country's alternative to g.p.s. plummeted into the pacific ocean with this latest setback was kosmos is be forced to tighten calls to control and hope there won't be a repeat of the problems that'll be good news for the six nationals currently on board the international space station especially two thousand for the scrapping of the u.s. shuttle program has now global importance on the success of the soyuz. greaves r.t.
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. north korea's leader has announced pyongyang is willing to return to international talks on his country's nuclear program but the summit would be true to that it in nearly all spend more than three days on train before meeting the russian president in siberia where they also discussed a possible energy in the country not our report. a man of mystery north korea's came jong il prefers to stay out of the media spotlight the great leader as he's officially known at home constantly fears for his life which is why he avoids planes has armored cars and eats with chopsticks designed to detect poisons but the fear of ongoing sanctions and tough financial times proved more significant as kim jong il embarked on a widely publicized trip to russia making tracks from pyongyang in a special armored train gift to kim's father by stalin the leader crossed the border with russia and made his first stop in the far eastern town of class on from
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there he traveled on the transept here in railway to the by col region with the republic of borneo to as its final destination and a meeting with president mediate if his ultimate goal but before meeting with his current russian counterpart the north korean leader stopped to pay his respects to the first soviet leader this pos the idea that lenin is one of the biggest in the world and by stopping here kim jong il has bates sure that the entire world knows that what might have been russia's past is still north korea's future as kim jong il's press service scrambled for their multitude of motion picture cameras to document the great leaders every word the two men get down to business but let's look as far as i understand the democratic people's republic of korea is interested in the implementation of this trilateral project in which the russian federation and south korea will also take part in the pipeline which would bring savory natural gas to the hub of asia would mean money for the struggling north korea and
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a new market for russia the north koreans are not going to. price for gas imports from russia would. cost to build in the pipeline so the pipeline has to be extended into south korea since the south korean market the foremost it. war between north and south korea is a huge obstacle and this is yet another situation where russia has an advantage bush is in the perfect position to play this role because of their calls a relationship with the united states over the past eight years because of the fact they are seen as a large with north korea as china is you know president obama once said we must change our real attention from what separates us to what unites us and russia plays a role right now to help lead the world in that direction markedly different approach from some of the other members of the six party talks like south korea and
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the u.s. who is constant sanctioning has failed to bring results and results are what this brief trip to russia appears to have achieved with kim jong il's announcement of a desire to return to the talks and implement a moratorium on production and testing of nuclear weapons if the tracks resume for north korea is a chance to recover from recent deaths of famine and get some much needed food aid but for russia it's a chance to do what everyone else has failed so far catherine as our party. still ahead for you this hour a journey through russia all the way to the camera region where the news of festival held in the name of the lead in the green vegetable is entertaining adults and children alike that played. a big plane out in the big apple is underway as new yorkers deal with the aftermath of hurricane irene which swept through the city tearing streets into rivers and
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bringing widespread destruction the storm has killed nineteen along the u.s. east coast and cause power counter affecting millions also shutting new york's public transportation system and subway. brings us more from the city. the city was prepared our way in advance for four irene are begat it's way down the eastern seaboard but at this point things seem extremely calm relatively calm the sun actually looking out of my way down the side is beginning to come out here in new york city where that does not mean that there has not been any damage from this tropical storm now irene was a hurricane but according to meteorologist when it was making its way down the eastern seaboard once it i went through plowed through north carolina eight sound rates were chopped up a storm of the time hit manhattan we did see shades of of rain coming down and when i became extremely heavy i was downgraded to tropical storm as you mentioned at this point there's been severe flooding all along the hudson river in manhattan and
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they involve the outer boroughs of new york city there are how out in our shortages now on manhattan that all the emergency workers and first responders are dealing with the major flooding for the low lying areas of manhattan as we remember it was in new york city mayor michael bloomberg that order a mandatory evacuation of certain parts of new york city those are wrangled lying areas approximately three hundred seventy thousand people who live in all those different areas a lot of people were evacuated and a lot of we workers chose to stay and our way out of the storm as it meet its way to. each turn out to be a lot less than what was anticipated and what was hyped up and at this point it's just about cleanup here in new york. and we are closely following all developments from the east coast of america in the eye of the storm so don't hesitate to log on to our channel where you can find the very latest videos on hurricane irene.
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as europe's economic crisis deepens france's imposing harsh austerity cuts of twelve billion euro with the country burdened by the biggest debt among the european countries with aaa credit rating but is all she's daniel bushell reports some believe the measures could lead to social unrest. france enjoys a triple a credit rating for now put it one of the hoist ratios among the world's top rated states many investors bet on it to follow the u.s. and be downgraded just repaying interest on its debt this year has overtaken education and defense as the government's biggest spend. mr causey is presiding over the biggest jump in debt levels in our history books that carry too much water since. france has gone above the tolerance limits to prime minister and your let's explain the new road of spending cuts this week but economists fear things so bad those cuts go nowhere near enough and you can compare
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it with people saying we're going to buy a lamborghini and they only buy a porsche and they call that austerity doctors warned for all these huge good burden is bringing chronic under-investment in schools and hospitals. getting. into. computers. very old. fashioned. out of the situations explosive say experts and frauds could be next to witness roy it's like those in britain with the proved regions likely spark the inner part of cities and the suburbs. are certainly segregated to very high extent far more so than in the u.k. or in germany so yes unrest can come from the suburbs and spread through nicolas
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sarkozy's flying a fall from france as he can on budget they seize pacific island of new caledonia with students planning street protests over the cuts he's left the job of presenting them to his prime minister he'll let them take the flak. or and hopefully unions students. more directly abroad just to get some ministers being in the sun. since this time of crisis right sleeve the newspaper le figaro may be clear but politically. it's a tough call the country's troubles know could be creating even greater problems for the future of. altie. and let's check some other stories making news around the world continues in syria with opposition groups claiming at least five people have been killed by security forces opening fire on protests lead members have urged the rate and the bloodshed and ousting and then void to push for reforms
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in the country meanwhile president assad has endorsed a new media law supposedly allowing freedom of expression and dropping penalties against journalists the united nations says two thousand two hundred people have been killed in syria itself demonstrations against the regime began in march. twenty nine people have been killed and thirty eight injured by a suicide bomber who blew himself up inside baghdad largest sunni mosque during prayers early in the day a series of bomb attacks in the city left six people dead and wounded seven violence has decreased in iraq since its six hundred thousand seven hundred types remain calm and at least two hundred fifty people have been killed by extremists in the country in july lies. an explosion that has injured fifteen in the mediterranean resort frequented by foreigners the bomb went off early on sunday on a beach in the canary in the entire province popular with german dutch and russian tourists the device was buried in the sand with most of the injured heard by flying
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stones there was no immediate claim of responsibility but kurdish militants fighting but were totally in southeastern turkey have carried out a type of the tourist resorts in the past. forward into super star footballer's has joined russian clubs. were reported a deal worth almost twenty six million dollars the deal that makes the korean strike of the best play in the world and what's a massive coup not just for the team but for russia's premier league to reading a story. to divert the bump you got mike and for the next three years most of summer at those big games will be in russia this thursday the cameroon international left into milan and each leave behind flying in to join new club under which color. i'm starting from scratch of all the trophies possible in europe as a player and here i can start a new play with
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a brutal crowd was before and you told me a lot about russian football and i joined forward to joining the team atto is the three time champions league winner and the most decorated african player of all time lightening pace has made one of the sport's most prolific goal scorers in priest and yes there's still a signing has this region of russia the north caucasus into the soccer world spotlight this is the in the. it seems that until recently few hours side of russia had heard off but which is now making sports headlines across the globe and it's and there's unlikely sat saying that i'd seen off world service starts is being built the story behind this transfer began in january when they got to stanley clarke was appalled by silly monkey team of a locally born businessman and one of the richest men in russia he found to turn our genes to a contender hoping to transform the republic's damage in the process a handful of promising acquisitions followed among the legendary brazilians of
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funds cardless the current captain of the club for one of the first where's in the world will be where. there are some three million. will. america a very big damper in parts of the road from top of the game here in russia. i think it will give a very good image of raw football because. is one of the best there to where's there's not a star of the past russian money in european football is nothing new back in two thousand and three russian businessmen are on the bromwich english club chelsea and transforms a mid-level club into you or pinto a house i should of smart have has also plowed his millions into english giants arsenal but this time the situation is different here is that that is to make a little known russian football team known across the world this deal may herald a new reality in the european game where international football superstar playing
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for russian clubs are past common as chose goals and ice no question no r.c. reporting from the north caucasus. let's now join our close up team exploring historic regions and traditions across the world's biggest country. this time our close our team has traveled around a thousand kilometers from moscow to the camera preacher it's famous for her night folk toys and for the annual best of all devoted to common green vegetable. brings us a taste of being bad. it's the pride of the cure of region annual cucumber festival the governor himself invited journalists from all across russia just to showcase the region's tourist potential organizers here make the bold claim that
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a pickle cucumbers in this village of the starboard sc are the best in the world. but while the players saying folksongs extolling the virtues of the green staple because only one store the actual vegetable can be bought for a troubled eighty kilometers to be in this queue i'm curious about what it is that makes them so special but i'm a bit disappointed i wasn't allowed to buy my disheartened by the long wait we decided to take our surge to the locals it's the middle of the tapering season if you can with the harvest that put in brine. and mixed with. the recipe to what makes them special is a strictly kept secret but the magic ingredient are gill garlic and horseradish. but the truth of the local pickling process is that the seal barrels are dumped in the river for six months it's said that the cold water gives them
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a subtle chalky flavor luckily we found some pickles left over from last year's crop all the stalk of cucumber has made me quite hungry for the local delicacy so decided to give it a try myself. thankee traditionally bichir of region has been known for its them covered stories base an ancient pagan beatty's these clay figurines have been handmade here for hundreds of years the handicrafts trick tradition describes that athens was the pick very specific subjects namely present women and probably colored animals and. this is not just a trademark of our age and this is russia's visiting card we want to well take notice the toys can only be made by women and apprentices have to perfect their craft for years before they can be called masters of the must. before became filmmaker thought making the same things over and over again would be boring but
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actually they always turn are different and once have most of the traditional t.v.'s i my grandchild and it's. local authorities are hoping master classes like this one will become a tourist attraction and a recruiting ground for new craftswomen. eager of. cure of region. that's the news for now i'll be back with a recap of the headlines where each. of
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