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tension in tunisia public anger over an opposition leader's killing comes close to boiling point prompting the government to dissolve and raising fears of a second revolution. ready steady go a year long come down until the winter limping xah launches all across russia sports stars are already on the starting blocks of facilitating glistening with fresh paint and officials are cutting ribbons. and they're drowning on america's seems a media blitz aimed at enhancing perceptions of washington's unmanned while questions over the use of broader only ring loud.
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you're watching r t a y from moscow with me to say it's good to have you with us today. a brand new wave of public theory in tunisia has seen the country's government dissolved ruling a slam mr say a nonpartisan cabinet of technocrats will be formed to manage the state until elections can be held police fired tear gas at thousands of angry protesters in the capital tunis on wednesday after they attacked the offices of the governing party the unrest was sparked by the assessor nations of a key opposition leader told me bill a do with some claiming the authorities way responsible political analyst danny mchugh believes that the government and reshuffle won be enough to come the stop. this could act as a calculus for more violence and the war on iraq even of continues here with the hope of the arab spring we now live in an area where you have the arab street so
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politicized any small change of course you can create content and hatred within society and this is essentially a museum out where you have mass protests against the government and we have many calls for the government to resign you have outrage public outrage against this affiliation which has been deemed has been committed by people who have close links with the government this is being put out of the using government but this really shows that they are spring is not necessarily going to force a change in good it has been a force for aggression it has led to more backward policy and they showed the muslim brotherhood they really help most of all political policy because they are more they have done essentially replace the regime which they have supposedly overthrown and they have continued the same the same regressive and negative policies which have been undertaken by the previous us. and while some in tunisia blaming the high profile killing on the ruling us lammas adventure watch host of
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tunis international radio says there are those less inclined to jump to such a conclusion. people believe that. you just might be behind the. attack that the majority believe that we have to be patient and wait for the final report for the particular asian from the interior ministry to be able to say whether this. committed this this crime this situation. they are pointing to foreign hands they have mentioned foreign hands they sad that they are probably foreign hands trying to spread throughout tunisia this country to hijack the revolution from its. some of the heaviest fighting in muncie rubs in the syrian capital rebels trying to take control of the approach of the city center facing heavy government resistance that's despite both sides
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vocalizing a willingness to negotiate that's in a few minutes. russia's black sea resort of sochi is marking a yeah until the start of one of the most exciting events for action levels as we'll see because the winter olympics. taking in a major cities across the country that lindsey france is following the celebrations and now joins me live from moscow with the details lizzie how exactly it will today be celebrated. well it's a very exciting day for a lot of people out here not these clocks are around six meters high and weighed nearly eight tons or about to head off celebrations down here in downtown moscow now they are sat across the country in nine cities they're supposed to be set to exactly one year away from february seventh twenty fourteen when the opening
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ceremonies of these olympic games will kick off another color scheme on all of these boxes glue but here in this clock in moscow is that just outside of red square you guessed it the color scheme on this one is red these celebrations here will kick off right when this countdown starts at eleven am right here and then fortune the south end saw to president putin is meeting with eighty delegation delegations from participating in countries from around the world along with the chief of the international olympic committee now the celebrations there will kick off with the setting of that clock as well they will then move over to the bolshoi ice palace followed by you guessed it and i show featuring russia's famous a figure skater. and then we capped off by fireworks now organizers do say that even though no expense is been spared on putting together these games ticket prices
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will still remain affordable and to give us a better idea of what it's taken just to get the games to the point they are right now r.t.s. eddie farmer is in saatchi to give us a. piece by piece so she's a limping dream is coming together continues around the clock but with a year to go things are shaping up in the company in charge of construction has a simple message despite building everything from scratch russia will be ready. we plan to introduce all the facilities before the games start training facilities are ready practically all of them of host to test competitions all hotels and olympic villages are in the final phase of construction being referred to in furnished the shuttles to open in the also we plan to complete construction long before the end of the year said personal can train a man who just can gain experience in providing a good service but it changing this goal has come at
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a staggering price hasting these games is costing around fifty billion dollars making them the most expensive in a limb pick history they cost ten times more than the last winter games in vancouver and ten billion dollars more than the beijing summer games however the results can already be seen and they are impressive if you take a quick look around you can see what money can buy at the center of the olympic park which has six venues all within a stone's throw of each other to host the curling the skating and the ice hockey and this is the june in the crown the bolshoi i stay inside this boston hockey arena is persisting in i'm ready for use it will stage the under eighteen world championships in april going to keep does an international event that will test the olympic venue before the games. game. twenty fourteen is hot cool your top because the park is them by their backs in case their i'm cold because all the alpine events or take place all over forty kilometers away. it is
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a similar story that not much was paid before but that also. has sprung up from nowhere to become the high winds the biathlon and cross-country courses have also been created along with the bobsled track and then there's something you can't fail to meet but if you make your way down the mountain will eventually come to hate one of the most dramatic sights at any winter olympics the ski jumping the larger ramp on the left hand side just for the men on the smaller one on the right is for the women he will be competing for the very first time in this event at an olympics next year. linking the so-called mountain in coastal trustees' has not been easy even five hundred kilometers of am rail lines have been laid and they have transformed infrastructure but the city believing the region will reap the benefits for years to come. our residents are aware of the conditions they have to face
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during changes especially. we certainly have many inconveniences because there's not a single street in sochi without renovation going on the roads are regularly dug up which causes traffic jams all the time however the residents are aware that it's necessary for their future brilliant future. she has undergone huge change in just six years but the transformation is almost complete and the black sea resort believes it can and will deliver against remember this time next year and. u.s. president barack obama will hand over classified documents that justify his use of
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drones to carry out targeted killings of suspected terrorists this comes as a john brennan the man behind the u.s. drone program is to face the senate at his confirmation hearing as head of the cia artie's gammage again takes a look at why washington's drone policy stretches far beyond the country's boundaries. in the shadows no more drones are moving into the mainstream was drone makers in the u.s. military pushing to defend the killing machine drones are more properly titled remotely piloted vehicles allow us to do is to project capability without projecting vulnerability in their revolutionizing north america by allowing us to see and kill from half a world away a major drone manufacturer lockheed martin has financed an hour long documentary on drones aired recently on u.s. public television touting the technological capabilities of the killing machine
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from trailers like this pilots of the predator and its larger cousin the reaper have killed thousands of individual since two thousand and one using remotely piloted aircraft contrary to popular belief actually provides the greatest degree of ethical oversight for their use and this young man in pakistan would probably disagree several of his family members died at the remote hands of a drone more than a thousand other civilians were reportedly killed by u.s. drone strikes in pakistan and yemen we find ourselves murdering people in many cases children with no evidence whatsoever that they're involved in any criminal or terrorist activity the numbers should not come as a surprise considering the broad definition the obama administration gives as to who should be on their kill list the leaked memo on targeted assassinations on the us justice department suggests the us government can kill people even without evidence that they are actively plotting against america if you extend the logic or
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studio logic being proud by the white house now where you come. live you might say that we're in danger going over we're getting very close to zero thought crimes that if somebody a u.s. citizen or otherwise is believed to be thinking something that could lead to actions against you know. i did state then this illogical logic would present the idea that it would be ok for the president to order that that person be killed despite the un raising concerns about the legality of the use of drones the us is said to expand its remote control warfare setting up new drone bases across the world the latest announcement a new facility in asia where under essentially a form of american it's exceptionalism. when the law is used to apply to other regimes then it's legitimate but when the same laws are required to the actions of our country and its foreign policy it's not worth it in the end we can
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continue to carry on our actions without restraint john brennan often referred to as the architect of the administration's drone war how it's the new opportunities for the u.s. to wage wars without risking american lives there's another reason a targeted strikes can be a wise choice to strategic consequences that inevitably come with the use of force . as we have seen deploying large armies abroad won't always be our best offense obama has redefined war there an intervention in libya he made the case that the war powers act didn't apply because there was no risk to american soldiers and so under that rationale he can expand the global war while in his state of the union address claiming that we don't need perpetual war for peace but it is perpetual war when you can drop bombs on any country and then claim that it's not all in all the u.s. now has around ten thousand drones in its fleet not all of them carry weapons of
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course a lot of them are for surveillance both domestic and international there's a great push both from the administration and the drone makers to present them as america's next best thing john brennan if confirmed will soon be at the helm of the cia and no one doubts that under him the program will expand even further the goal is pretty much clear to be able to control the world with a remote control in washington i'm going to. and in britain only five messages sent between internet users could be decoded and monitored and the government says it's to keep the country safe stay with us from on that after this break. it's technology innovations all the moves developments around russia we.
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you look. more news today violence is once again flared up. these are the images the world has been seeing from the streets of canada. corporations are all day.
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you're watching r t the british government is considering using so-called black boxes to monitor private citizens internet use they say in the interest of safety
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the media has been slammed as a pointless invasion of privacy and mccaw the deputy director of the big brother washington eyes ation says the new measures would do nothing to catch people who pose a real security threat. the u.k. government seems to think that it's necessary to monitor the communications of every person in great britain rather than actually looking for the people who are actually committing crimes they're going to drive those people further and further underground of the internet and they're only going to capture. the innocent and the incompetent as far as i'm concerned not by any means saying that communications data isn't important but when you have the director general of m i five talking about the evidence that was used to make this spill and calling it pretty heroic assumptions that we've been made that the m i five obviously going to need this information and will react to this information if they're saying that this bill isn't based on fact it's based on fund the full. imitations of facts and this is
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why we need to go and have a very hard look at this bill get more evidence have a much further in-depth consultation to actually get the facts about what is needed and how it can be done. drinking away flied fried may soon become illegal in russia the government is considering a run on alcohol consumption on passenger planes after a series of in-flight rolls one of which even also an emergency landing that story is on our team dot com. and will control the fall plans within twenty years says the country's foreign minister he claims it won even take military action unlike the attempt to take the islands from the u.k. thirty years ago find out what fuels his certainty and heart.
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today violent game flared up. these are the images the world has been seeing from the streets of canada. giant corporations rule the day. service capital damascus has witnessed some of its most intense clashes and months rebels attacked government forces trying to seize control of key approaches to the city center the fighting came despite an early fall by the opposition leader was. to go shoot with president assad step or to the assad government could also be willing to talk that's according to its ally iran this morning mr was presented as egypt's sponsored islamic summit however there are splits within the opposition that make stability i'm like the even if they bring down the assad regime says that a serious tribe you in the editor in chief dr of the muslim it doesn't want one
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because i mean it's just like the rules that we'd be going through and the song will be nicer ones different than it is now and that's not the very you have to do the come out actually called victims in detroit even when the you guys. listed facit on it's a black list the not of defending it because they know they cannot control it. will not be because lucian is dreaming of the believe that they can control the groups are. singing and the most important part is that these are the princes and they will if you please of people they are not full of the shows they are not fight those for freedom they are just war princes and the coalition will only be able to do what its founder and main financing. entity will ask them to do and if they don't do it and they will lose this financing they would lose the support so they have to do this and simply have they don't know how to hold and they cannot
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because they are not united and they don't have the same view was so it's a big mess and yet the west would like to see this big mess filling the country. now for some international news in brief the leader of hamas says he's in told to palestinian president mahmoud abbas about forming a coalition government khaled mashal says he is now laying the groundwork for parliamentary and presidential elections how much to control also of the gaza strip in two thousand and seven after winning a palestinian of the year before this while the heavy fighting with the fatah movement headed by mahmoud abbas continues to control the west bank. the french defense minister says islam is a fine tooth have fired rockets at his forces and now in the north east of mali it's not known if there are any casualties there are now more than four thousand french soldiers in the country troops of a government in paris they had once she was drawl starting in march now was the
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first time to be taken by the french forces when the intervention began. tens of thousands of students are expected to take to the streets across spain as they continue their protests against educational reforms the last two days have been huge demonstrations by thursday is expected to be the largest yet there are calls for the country's education minister to resign is addressing to the education budget the student union says that come to nearly five billion euros many experts a blame irresponsible bank school sparking all of this economic crisis stay with us next hour for the kaiser report which looks at what politicians are hoping to be doing them. well i mean is george osborne lying but i mean that's the question is it just line bald faced lies you telling the british people i am george osborne i'm a despicable liar i lied to you i tell you that i'm going to prosecute bankers i've
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never prosecuted bankers or bankers other hands in my pockets i'm complain. conflicted i take bribes i'm a liar my name is george osborne i lie i'm a liar my name is george osborne and i lie i'm a liar my name is george osborne and i live. i right now coming your way the second part of a special report on video games could affect the mind stay with us. download the official publication yourself choose your language stream quality and
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meet each other. it's nothing personal just business. a whole industry has emerged. to take. money. away to. the number of. million people three years there will be.
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so deeply immersed in online games that force is the only way to get. for these people the real world is simply not enough so they bring. in. my wife. i deal with the weapons. to argue whether or not the human mind. which part of the brain is responsible. have a very negative impact on a person this is the same in the cortex is responsible for developing addictions to what extent.

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