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dozens of civilians reportedly killed in syria's hama province with the government of the opposition blaming each other for it the russian foreign minister exclusively tells our moscow stands now in the conflict. the british. missing for months inexplicably turns up in a u.s. court on terror charges his reappearance has ignited suspicion but he's a victim of washington's the tourist rendition program. russia and india rubber stamp billions of dollars worth of military mega deals and two of the world's fast growing countries boost the global influence it's making some in the west. and while some celebrate other struggle the spiraling
costs of christmas leave british pension is in a far from festive period. hello and very good even if you just joined us is kevin owen here at the new center tonight our top story syria's rebels say at least sixty people have been killed in a government air strike on a bakery in the central hama province state run media has broadcast a denial instead accusing the opposition of the killings designed to smear the authorities it said just as the international peace envoy visits damascus province has witnessed intense fighting in the past few days meantime russia's foreign ministers rebuffed speculation that moscow is looking to give asylum to president
assad and that russia shielding his government so he spoke exclusively to us and more on that from our correspondent he got pissed enough. russia's foreign minister once again stressed that there could only be a diplomatic solution to this conflict adding that moscow is not taking sides and has condemned the syrian authorities for using disproportionate force the security forces clearly were and are prepared to face public. protests and armed protests in the cities and villages they have been through you know to counter foreign aggression not to keep law and order a civilized manner however the minister also said that this doesn't rule out the fact that the rebels continue provoking syrian after henri's and he criticized the west for failing to condemn the actions of some groups within the syrian opposition who sometimes go to the most extreme measures like taking hostages or even
terrorism it's absolutely unacceptable if partners in the west would start would begin to. qualify terrorist as. bad terrorist and acceptable terrorists will also ask the minister why he thinks and later was so eager to deploy the six batteries the interceptor missiles on turkey's border with syria and why. or iran could be the actual target here's what he said that's what some people say. the configuration as it is being presented in the media. really looks like it could be used against the room for another vital issue concerning syria is that stockpile of chemical weapons going to russia is cheap diplomatic or outside where you seem to acknowledge that it's the responsibility of syrian afterwards to keep it safe and that it would be unacceptable if the rebels got their hands on it but then it makes very little sense of why some states in the west continue persuading the rebels to continue
fighting by giving them more political and financial support. and that will bring in more light from secular laws exclusive interview later tonight source available online if want to check it out right now at r.t. dot com. you may remember the story r.t. brought you earlier on this year of a man who had british citizenship revoked and then who disappeared in africa while we cannot tell he was reappeared apparently in a new york court charged with terrorism offenses the unexplained emergence of maddie how she in the us adds weight to fees it may have been a victim of america's the tourist rendition program there's talk now to go if she can a washington correspondent got a hi the first bit more about marty's case it's a little bit following for a good few months now but it's quite a surprising turn up again isn't it. well kevin the twenty year old men mocked the how she stands accused of providing material support to somali
militant group al-shabaab she was stripped of his british citizenship earlier this summer over accusations of his involvement with islamist extremists at the time he and his family tried to contest that decision they claim that m i five. to label him an islamic extremist if he refused to become an informant for british intelligence and spy on the muslim community marty how she complained to the vesta gator e powers tribunals the body which oversees m i five he also spoke to the media but nothing came out of those efforts shortly after his citizenship was revoked he went missing on the outskirts of mogadishu somalia and one of our reporters with his parents several months ago and they had no idea where their son was and they were very worried about him apparently all this time he'd been in u.s. custody also on trial along with marty ha she faces similar charges are two other men swedish nationalists so all of these men are not u.s.
citizens and yet they ended up here and one of the questions that we're still expecting the prosecutors to answer is what these men's alleged activities had to do with the united states in the course this coming three years and the only case of its kind it's just one of the united states terrified to. kevin this is not the only case in the u.s. courts against alleged terrorists for acts committed over see one of the things that many find alarming is how the u.s. finds smuggling foreign nationals in complete secrecy perfectly a lawful often keeping the families of those captured in in the dark for months as far as treating foreign nationals suspected of terrorism the u.s. has a set track record hundreds of people have been through the u.s. prison in guantanamo many of them were subject to torture the chief prosecutor at guantanamo under george w. bush told me most of them were not terrorists and due to the extraordinary rendition program all kinds of people would end up there from different countries
for different reasons stripped of their rights many human rights organizations have been vocal about a lawful practices that kuantan of all and yet it's still open by the way despite president obama's pledges to close the prison president obama has adopted his own method of chasing down terrorists and sending that that is sending drones to kill suspected terrorists in the vast majority of cases they're killed not captured or tried garnishes you can thanks for bringing us up to speed on this there from washington d.c. the u.k. is going to prefer peace military presence in the gulf we talk about that soon on the way we've expert opinion on what might be behind britain's plans for strengthening its defense ties with the region's roils plus it's all downhill in to us weekly sports show ladies really a talent for a night to join thousands watching a massive slalom first. domus
three billion dollars to defend megadeals have been signed between russia and india president putin's with a visit to new delhi right now cementing ties with fast growing economies as they continue to try and boost the global influence on his way of financial reports and how that improved world standing is worrying some in the west. russia and india have signed around free billion dollar worth of military contracts today and many experts have already said that that is very important and that is very symbolic why this scene is that today it is number one what twenty importer in the world and russian made equipment accounts for more than seventy percent of the indian military supplies but recently india has signed many contracts with the u.s. and israel and some have started saying that russia is losing its role its position in this particular region region and especially on the indian military market with all these contracts signed today we can say that's not the case and cooperation is
still very high in russia and india remain very close allies this group reeks of five probably say speak in countries like america quite nervous because they have their own interests in this particular region especially defense interests both in their military presence in the backyard of china and by this visit by this gathering today here in india the role the increasing role and importance of basic group of experts say actually is able to counterbalance their western dominance in the world has been stressed and outlined again and again the two political analysts were mangal told us will fast growing economies have many more reasons for partnership than rivalry these days i think we will see out of necessity but closer drawing together russia and china simply because the child.
system and so forth. if we compared with say china or russia but the potentials are there and i think synergies are there for the cooperation between china russia and india how do we get more of what russia is selling to india through the defense deals in our business bulletin that's coming up next hour.
what do you see when you look at the scroll perhaps you wonder what bright future she'll have or maybe you feel sympathy for her because you see she's in a wheelchair but if you're t.s.a. agent then you see hard core terrorist scum finding a small amount of residue from explosives on the girl's hands she was detained for almost an hour and her tears for mercy did not move the inspectors to allow her mother to be with her as they took her away for further inspection said the t.s.a. agents can put two and two together and realize that people in wheelchairs get all sorts of random stuff on their hands because the wheels they push roll along the ground when will these endless tales of bizarre instance with the t.s.a. stop when will they stop worrying about girls in wheelchairs when will they stop searching under a terminally ill woman's bandages and when will they actually catch a terrorist when you can security feels a lot more like ridiculous tyranny to me but that's just my opinion.
in britain this christmas is a bleak choice for many elderly people skyrocketing household bills and pensions mean some of being forced to choose between eating and heating as. they would bring that report actually will hang over the seconds if we've got it as well. you better watch your better not santa claus is coming to town and the shops are ready for that annual customer onslaught eighty two year old lady isn't in the
festive spirit she's worried that she can't afford to be anything other than a scrooge this christmas that. we can. now go. there's electric there's a there's a water i think. that all does things all got come out of the a pension person here and save a few bob then and off the most energy from hiked prices is the winter months set in lizzie and people like her face a cold or dark a festive season according to our new boiler don't play on in the bedroom is still in the a view into well no bedroom yet though now they all know if there's a big bill now that sounds like a rose or something. but not money to cover it. that is why right here yeah
more and more britons are turning off their heating in the run up to a week christmas and they're using these hot water bottles instead but according to hospital the money saving trend comes on the high price of its own with soaring numbers of bugs and injuries it isn't just the cost of fuel christmas essential will soon be worth their weight in gold the average price of turkey has risen seven percent since last year a family bird setting you back a whopping fifty five pounds on your christmas cards an average pack of twelve costs ten percent more this holiday and with printer ink now pricier than champagne you can forget about making your own to save money besides postage doesn't come cheap now at thirty percent more this christmas first class post in every sense of the term there's not a shop in the land that would risk missing out on
a christmas promotion right now it's not sure why get hard up to the best seventy's getting more and more commercial but gerri to read to you what you can actually afford to take god we've talked to many families about christmas time and it's something that they really struggle with a time when all the families are celebrating we've got rises in fuel prices we've got rises in food prices in the benefits and the support mechanisms that people have got. that they've got is all being cut back it's going to be really really tough for people this christmas pension the lady isn't just worried about the plight of the elderly she knows she's far from alone in counting down to a down costs december twenty fifth you know where they've been going out but their wages haven't gone out and people without. a lot of people are a. bit.
and with the bank of england's less than glad tidings of a triple dip recession on the cards struggling britons will be wishing for nothing short of a christmas miracle. see london. well even those brits unlucky enough to be spending christmas in hospital have some worrying facts to contend with as well online we're reporting tonight on the revelations of years of neglect and mistreatment of u.k. patients some even starving to death last. trouble in the to explain what too is will be able to pay a personal tribute to london this year or in fact for quite some time either. british governments under fire from human rights groups are planning to sell dozens of combat jets to the united arab emirates as well as other gulf states the
prospective dinner scene is a sign of support for a regime which the e.u. earlier slammed for human rights abuses and torture in addition to the jets prime minister david cameron said britain might station its troops in the u.a.e. after pulling out of afghanistan u.k.'s also trying for long its military presence in existing bases bahrain and catarrh to your political analyst patrick henningsen told me it's not hard to see britons on tearing down. the justification for this massive build up in the middle east specially in the gulf states area the west particularly blaming iran saying that because iran's pursuing nuclear ambitions or there's no proof of any to their weapons programs as such they're blaming iran for possible nuclear arms race in the region that's a quote from david cameron only days ago so you can circumvent overread it's certainly well it's your political skill number one priority and i think that they've achieved that you know militarily but you know the question is. is this
going to be a real military stand or are we looking at a cold war situation were we just posturing militarily geopolitically looking for some bigger conflict down the road perhaps in a few years. the prospect of military confrontation with iran doesn't seem to be fading anytime soon want to run as close as allies is threatening to join the fray now as he's losing catherine of went to lebanon to discover what the militant group hezbollah has got a princely a red line should be drawn right here the line beyond which lies war with iran that in yahoo would like to be able to communicate to the world that the israelis are ready which he has to attack and that it will be done with the full support of the united states threat or bluff whatever the case and the tap it all but guarantee our rapid response from another nemesis of the jewish state as moammar. the lebanese shia paramilitary group has evolved
from a ragtag militia to a military and political heavyweight it's part of the so-called axis of resistance against israel referring to the as lions between hezbollah hamas syria and iran and according to hezbollah's leader hassan nasrallah both israel and the united states would suffer a retaliation to any strike against tehran and. the response would not be limited to the israeli entity the u.s. military bases in the entire region will serve as targets. so if israel targets in iran even by itself that. america will be held accountable for this death. israel's november battle with gaza was seen as a test for a possible confrontation with iran israeli airstrikes rained on gaza in exchange came a barrage of long range mortars and rockets most were held by israel's anti-missile
shield the plunger fuck a rocket threat from gaza the war may have showcased newly acquired weapons by palestinian militant factions but hezbollah's arsenal is thought to be of higher quality and quantity and experts say that it could launch four times as many markets per day as hamas the details of has stopped while our secret but the group's willingness to use it is not. only appear how israel was shaken by a few frogger five missiles which could be counted on the fingers of one's hand i want to be able to withstand the thousands of missiles that will land on television and else way if it attacks the flow. was israel and hezbollah came face to face was in two thousand and six since then. hizbullah has now it collated around forty five thousand missiles off various ranges. there is run of all part of the range goes beyond three hundred and
what's three hundred fifty kilometers which according to them at least they can reach the whole of. the south of the country this museum in the south of lebanon is designed to display has been proclaimed military prowess captured israeli tanks and weapons are meant to be a reminder of the danger has block impose. this is the only has tunnel now open to visitors but a network of secret passageways just like this one stretches across lebanon they're used to move fighters and weapons across the country and showing that hezbollah stands ready to strike at a moment's notice lucy caffein of r t southern lebanon. more world news feed now an afghan police woman a shot at a u.s. security advisor at the police headquarters in kabul the female officer walked up to the victim of the shop in the heavily guarded compound fired at him once with a pistol she's now in custody it's thought to be the first time a woman has carried out what are called green on blue insider attacks just hours
earlier a policeman who shot five of his colleagues in regular canister and such killings have left more than sixty three in. the world. at least two fire has been killed and two others injured in a shooting in upstate new york when they arrived to tackle a house blaze but the number of suspects remains unclear the shooting happened almost two weeks after the deadly school massacre in connecticut that claimed twenty seven lives. a major part with all of the dreads reporting on now these finance stuff walked out against staff and their salaries being slashed by up to forty percent nationalize conglomerate bank here is laying off around five thousand workers that would be bailed out by the state of this year by small makers last week tried another patch to fix the country's direct problem with a partially forty billion euros well. the final result in egypt steve eisen constitution referendum is expected on choose day but the country's opposition says it will keep fighting against the islamist drafted
documents opponents of the muslim brotherhood accuse the ruling group and president morsi of massive vote rigging after early results showed the yes vote securing over sixty percent ask me how are you from the eldest to a party told me of some of the many alleged irregularities. this constitution and the shuffle around is is a disgrace to a nation that far hard for its freedom and for its right it's a document that strips out all the all the rights that we've earned and try to constitute a dictatorship and it has been taught by a referendum that was a massive massive rigging for the ballot boxes massive rigging for the voice of the people physically seen cans and and hundreds of schools tens and hundreds of schools where the ballot boxes and the referendum process was taking place at a convenient time when when the voices were very all the full saw that the people were voting no the power was cut off the most the brother wanted to be asked judges
and employees and that's called shuts down the school over. in the front of the voters and the state with the ballot boxes not overseas for hours and hours we do not recognise any any results unless we see a proper investigation and a proper digging through these evidence that we've put and we receive a proper answer from the high committee of the election closely following developments in egypt of course in updating on twitter as well to underscore com they can also read the latest posts from cairo based reporter bell's true she's been keeping us posted who's covering the political crisis for the for us in egypt . now rather for the latest sports news with katie partridge coming away in a few minutes here's our next program here on out to international after the break .
i never thought i could earn a living this way. of hours and should just small arms so that's what i was to show and build employment a lot of the us lost count of all the weapons she's fired over the past twelve years. i got so used to it sometimes my friends ask me to join them at the rifle range and i say no way i'm so tired of shooting. the planet's history goes from making firearms doing world war two to ballistic missiles from nuclear submarines during the cold war the bulk of the soviet industry was moved here in the 1940's to flee the advancing germans so if you were also became the heart of soviet military production closed off to foreigners for half a century it thrived on the massive needs of the soviet military when the u.s.s.r. collapsed the life here was shaken to the core but some adapted to better than others. this is the fuel truck factory russia's number one truck
maker look at how well the workplace is organized everything's gone to make sure the workers don't waste time waiting there was production is booming the factory has largely managed to get on to civil rails least johnson's sold around the globe hit a base brand new be the way to be delivered to acquire seventy trucks like this one roll up the bronx conveyor belt every day look about this things that absolutely huge. well i'm no formula one pilot but hopefully if i can get that. well i can go for a test drive. oh that was fun perhaps i should get one of these to travel to whatever in the morning was with a cost of about forty thousand dollars i should start saving money. on
hello welcome to the r t sports show with me kate partridge and here are the week's top stories. triple crown yevgeny malkin scores his first hat trick in the k h l to send the last top of the eastern conference. wild double dutch the i actually think out of me will hold the kids training camp near moscow this someone aiming to bring total football to russia. and golden curls we meet the swiss coach who's led the russian women's curling team to european gold after just six months in charge. and let's go straight to the ice where russia's start you have get him out in back to his first trick as many.