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tonight israel warms its peace treaty with egypt is in danger after cairo says it's terminated a gas export deal over payment and prices. the u.s. and afghanistan agree on a deal that could see washington providing military and economic help to kabul power for another decade even after the twenty fourteenth by. the commitment is a reminder that while u.s. forces are drawing down in afghanistan over the next twenty years the merican military will with me active in the country long after that war and that in just a few minutes. and sarkozy slips in the french president fails to convince enough voters not only losing to his socialist rival no go head to head in a second round. hello
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if you just joined us a very good evening from moscow my name's kevin oh it's ten pm here now and this is our top story middle east peace is taking another battering tonight this time as egypt terminates its twenty year gas export deal with israel both countries insist is just a business dispute but observers in israel warn it's putting a peace treaty on the line sarah ferguson carro. well the head egypt state gas company has said that this is a trade not a political issue the malaysian deal with some form of payment and as was reported the coming from egypt it seems some people in israel have interpreted that as a possible violation of the can't they the peace treaty that this side between the
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two countries indeed one israeli opposition figures come out and one of the crisis in relations between egypt and israel and called on the u.s. who is the sponsor of the castille between the neighboring countries to intervene and i was called to be. very controversial here in egypt a very unpopular amongst egyptian people who view it as a deal which denied egypt a fair market price on gas provided to israel and also very much seen as representative of the nights of warm relations between israel and egypt that were formed under the former president hosni mubarak said not a popular little it's certainly been a target for resentments recently for the first time egyptians have been debating egypt's relations with israel quite publicly now the current dollars and the islamists in parliament have vowed that they're going to uphold international relations because i think it's been a feeling here in cairo
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a lot of people that you could pass in the run of the elections be about to see a rocky period in relations between the two countries now the three front currently full presidential spot have pledged that they're going to respect the peace deal of the navy every single one of them has said that they're going to be looking for it closely at the fairness and appropriateness of this very unpopular cast. co-sponsor of first. returns who told me he believes that despite both israel and egypt the row is purely commercial the developments are worrying. this is very serious indeed and we could be witnessing if things go one way or another the beginnings of what could well be a war in the middle east against zionism of the like we haven't seen for decades last night the finance minister of israel yuval steinitz a dangerous precedent that overshadows the peace agreements an atmosphere of peace
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between israel and egypt that kind of language really that's the camp david accords all before we know that the israelis rely on gas and forty percent of their electricity bill of course we're not really hearing the name washington in all these stories they must be desperately trying to persuade the supremes council or whatever it calls itself in cairo as it struggles to maintain some kind of unity personal barak because two sides of the regime seem to be saying different things one side was saying yes this is an act of solidarity and suddenly we're now hearing it's all a commercial dispute that one thing's for. right around the arab world will be cheering this on and washington is it behind the scenes tries to keep the gas deal open it just shows how. completely disabled the u.s. state department is the obama administration is the one for and one failure after another in terms of the so-called arab spring this is very important to the u.s.
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military presence in afghanistan for at least a decade after its planned withdrawal in twenty fourteen it's part of a new strategy agreed on sunday afghan official said to be able to act with carpools approval in what the agreement document describes as a plan to defend the stand on washington correspondent jonathan she can report. the u.s. and afghanistan have agreed on the terms of this new strategic pact which the presidents of both countries still have to sign the document is needed to provide us forces with the authority to continue in afghanistan after the twenty fourth when the afghan government is scheduled the people forward for you there so the majority of u.s. combat troops are expected to be out of the country by twenty fourteen but some combat forces will continue to go on missions and trainers and advisers the afghan security forces will also remain the strategic partnership agreement covers the period from twenty fourteen to twenty twenty four it is not address specific troop
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levels or the size or location of us bases and this is something that many afghans are very much worried about and that is that he was once a permanent bases a center that would effectively keep them as an occupying power the withdrawal from iraq was also not for the u.s. still has two bases there four thousand troops plus thousands of contractors but after the big scaled down iraqi sort of moved out of the media spotlight but the forces are still there the u.s. government is very anxious to tell the american people that they were leaving the pianist and especially anxious they become when some horrendous news makes it to the headlines which happens on a regular basis the american people want their troops out and they want them out of the afghans want the same we constantly see people there expressing outrage over the killing of civilians over night weights and other actions that he was troops like the burning of korans or the troops should we proceed with dad and yet so both governments are anxious to tell their people that this is over but the women just
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talking about continuing military assistance to commitment is a reminder in a way that while u.s. forces are drawing down in of kansas and over the next two years the american military will remain active in the country long after that. coming up in a few minutes here on our look at the show this got everyone talking as the second episode it was a blow to the science is hard hitting interview show airs on this channel tomorrow choose. also we're talking about cosmic danger the microbes threatening the safety of the international space station feels on that in a few minutes too. but next to the fight for france's top job with president sarkozy narrowly losing in the first round to his socialist rival francois are all armed they've got two weeks than to win over voters before the runoff poultice ricin is across the election in paris. right now if you look at the numbers it is certainly neck and neck of the a difference between at the top two candidates is very small on the right now it's
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a one appointed to friends and so the question the people be asking is which way will the voters who have voted for the other candidates how will they vote in the second round will be will it be all large will it be psycho's enough for diggler psycho's e he will have to try to get the voters of money in the pen who is on the far right from the national front she had to manage to get seventy point nine percent of the votes according to the exit polls one half of her voters may go to nicolas sarkozy but again these are just estimates and as far as how long this concerned he will have to get a shot from the left front his voters who have been a very a very creating a lot of noise towards the end of this campaign while ninety percent of voters from that side say they will vote on a lot but still there are a lot of factors that could affect of swing the vote in the second round and not least of all the quests emissivity lack of enthusiasm of the french people they may have come out to vote for the for in the first round at eighty percent but that doesn't necessarily mean they'll do the same in the second round another factor to be considered along the sarkozy will have one who won and this could also assuage
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the voters depending on how they do want that to pay so we're looking forward certainly to the second round of the presidential race. all the talk roger between the top two after the first round leaves the vying for the french votes that vital for victory in the runoff in just under two weeks. is the editor of the french news website contrapuntal all he told me believe sarkozy will have a tough job swaying those who didn't vote for him first time round. i think the reason one of the reasons why it's such a high school yesterday which is the highest ever party ever is partly because of rejection of nicolas sarkozy's this rejection those people who voted for that reason that would have to be overcome in the coming two weeks if he wants to sway them it's probably all that he will carry on as he has in the last few weeks trying to send messages more strongly on the issues of for security and immigration and
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will not like this kind of talk so it's really a tricky game to play for sarkozy to be able to get his speech just right to sway the people he needs i still think. long. programs especially on economic matters. very close very little to tell them apart so from what we've heard and read about from these candidates it's very hard to tell which one could make a difference frankly speaking. programs or look very dangerous and looks like increasing the risk of serious economic trouble for france. stories an article comes in our website you might like you'll find details of the swedish on live piracy religion seeking official recognition now in the united states the computer based free of the so-called optimus is already been officially recognised in the scandinavian countries but now it wants to go on
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a worldwide mission one of their prospects to find out online from us. and we read pictures here very rare. animal is a well animal is this a killer whale this rare all white author of russian pacific coast is the first where the big spotted we've got the pictures online find out if it's fitting in with the rest of the pod. and they're going to write in and tell me i'm wrong. trying to get. china's help to supply the african states lucrative oil to customers all those pipelines currently run through the separate country of suv that's the major problem decades of turmoil saw the south eventual split from its neighbor last year and declare independence puerto fighting is now threatening full scale war beijing's offered to help mediate a peace between both sides is a very welcome development which offers some hope says world affairs analyst charlie or it could be clearly there is a conflict like using notes usually washington are you know going to get bigger to
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get in but here is a golden chance for innovation powers emerging economies to meet her in an important diplomatic intervention that will show that you know the world order is changing otherwise if you leave it again for it to go back to the security council be you know again france and britain and the us are going to farms i'm going to resume against one of the other side what exactly going in and sort of violating sovereignty is back to square one and whether it's china india or malaysia would become not putting even jointly do something to end this conflict which is are not benefiting anybody the west has no stakes and because the rest of my companies have been out of the game altogether it's watching as a bystander because of u.s. sanctions on sudan since last fall and because of the genocide charges and the western emphasis on the one crimes committed by president bashir there is been total lack of access of western corporations so it's interesting that even south sudan we just created. western support any intervention at the international level
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easy increasingly turning to china and your money here to resolve the problem you're not going to ask you know washington are the europeans for it so i think china i would say historically more will come our peace broker than those from countries which were looking upon sudan as nothing but the you know a piece of land with a lot of oil underneath the side. when the first episode of julia's sunday show premiered here on out last week it certainly caused a big media stir it produced strong reactions ranging from praise on one side to hostile criticism on the other across the atlantic with few commentators rumanian indifferent anyway well on tuesday tomorrow in the next twenty four hours r.t. years the next episode for you nora smith cleans it. so tomorrow the second episode is airing we did see a lot of black backlash from the first episode but this new program features two people that's not just talking to two different people one of them's the slovenians
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level which is a who's a philosopher. and see communist distance and now turned communist and also david horowitz who's a former left wing radical to do some fundraising for the black panthers back in the day and is now a radical right wing zionist so from two completely different sides of the fence and when i went to talk to us who are this program was broadcast he said that this was one of the most heated episodes that he filmed during filming he tried to sort of talk about other stuff talk about a range of issues but the two of them kept on coming back to the jewish question they kept on talking about israel and palestine he had to drag it away from that repeatedly and in fact at one point he says had to be physically restrained even know david horovitz wasn't even in the room he was in fact on the telephone so it's an extraordinary piece of television in the final cut though we do understand that they do talk about a range of issues they they do talk about the palestinians in the nazis they talk about the black panthers and the israelis and they also talk about the american
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presidential race part of the conversation also goes into europe and specifically what happens in europe after the second world war said the creation of this sort of social welfare state all three of them seem to agree that the welfare state was created in europe is dead now and that in fact it is not all that it's supposed to be european well first. if you. european love more then i think even united. maybe unique here your money story as. well for. so many people living in shark. free dorm and sharon don't move too much fun. i agree i think it's always was a disastrous spirit europe but europe is a cultural theme for significant that's what happened that's what your welfare state just took you out of. the socialist
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paradise or sweden and i can tell you it is nothing like the other party when i was not talking about his personal experience to sweden of course he's talking about the expected result of his extradition hearing sweden's trying to extradite him on allegations of sexual assault that result is still pending so we still don't know whether afghans will get further experience of sweet and. un sports or in some sort of a mission syria has multiple reports continue that the teetering cease fire is being violated by both sides the rebels political leaders still want to un back military intervention but it's not his exam the boy who reports next month of moscow's public of no appetite for foreign interference. almost everyone in syria these days is in opposition to something ready to lash out at opponents at any moment and seventy six year old my feet mohammad is in opposition to that he says
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syrians are so worked up about politics it has become difficult to make people smile but he can the way. i like dancing in the street and i like the reaction it was using the new i feel free this way. even if he can stay away from politics when i ask him about his biggest concern is that syria should not dance to somebody else's tune. been held back did we don't need any countries meddling in or for. nato here. while the prospect of believe us the intervention seems ever lost likely the militarized position and their supporters are still asking for arms. and national when they are over one from another and the presidents of other countries is that they support personnel cause we the rebels wants to get armed. all the rebels may have caught all the media attention the
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syrian opposition speaks with many voices it's often faulted for being disorganized and for granted but there is a surprising unity when it comes to the issue of military intervention. through this opposition activists he was detained and mistreated by the security services and while he is calling on bashar assad to leave serious political scene he says the armed groups should do the same. if i like him abdul aziz is not afraid to go public refusing and he just returned back from moscow where the opposition delegation trying to persuade the russian authorities to put more pressure on their side regime he says not all powers mediating the syria crisis are really out. you know all the things that we are supporting that. we know from. its
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supporter. through some sort of pressure. that france. will not succeed. it will be a good work. history and people will suffer too much. country maybe a civil war going on all right let's leave here and iraq just across the border in forty democracies are not held in high regard here even among the opposition. wealthy rents remain highly polarized across political lines most of them agree that the solution to their current crisis should be worked out within the country even for the opposition there will be no it's still better than the demons that now
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neighboring countries. are damascus syria more the world's news in brief first of bahrain hundreds of protesters have clashed with security forces the violence came after the funeral of a man whose body was riddled with birdshot perverts the day after he was involved in a confrontation with police hundreds of mourners threw stones at a police station while officers responded with tear gas and stun grenades. also headlining tonight of east one person has been killed and several injured in a dairy plant explosion in southeastern norway several people are also still missing right now police have cordoned off the area with rescue teams working at the scene of what's thought to be a gas explosion witnesses say the word number of gas tanks just outside the plant. dutch prime minister margaret thatcher has resigned along with his cabinet after the collapse of government talks over all stare at the measures the junior coalition partner the right wing freedom party refused to agree to cuts in state
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pensions talks which have been going on for a month we're trying to slash the country's budget by sixty billion euros to try to meet e.u. rules ratings agency fitch has warned the netherlands may lose its aaa rating over the debt crisis notice one of the few remaining euro zone states to hold the top ranking. clashes over the demolition of a slum in the filipino capital have killed one person and left dozens injured the authorities want to build houses on the side of a flea market where hundreds of squatters blocked a key vote and threw rocks at security forces responded with tear gas about a third of nilus residents live in slums like these and they're often forced into regeneration that results in deadly clashes like we're seeing here. the international space station could be in danger from microbes according to the russian academy of sciences it says the organisms found on the i assess could harm
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the equipment aboard. greaves be following the story for us. stress at the moment there are no reported problems on board the international space station have reportedly failures when it comes to equipment either but some of the concerns are about the future potential failings of equipment because of these microbes and fungus that we're talking about a moment of tenchi corrosive element to them so they could prove problematic when it comes to nestle on board or even to electronic or equipment take it for instance a wire now actually protected by an alpha lair they say these could corrode away at that protective layer that would cause some problems and this information coming from the vice president of the russian academy of sciences so his words carry some weight and he also warned the account of a similar problem on the mir all voting station actually this most of the earth pounds micros of come up on transit with these modules either with accompanied by
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the ash north and cosmonauts or even with some fuel and food supplies that come up to the international space station and if there are similar microbes that noise corrosive but are used during scientific experiments on board and from these they've proven that some of these microbes can have survived some of the very harsh conditions of space. bye bye good worth of business is pretty busy business day isn't it katie was markets doing well but just going red all over the place kevin it really is a massive loss it's all about it's all about hitters and it started off with china earlier on today it's pretty much the domino effect which is very much the case when it does happen it just continues throughout the day to let's talk about china now production contraction for this big month we then went on the political uncertainty in france and the evidence and even talking about you. know as far as
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europe's concerned we have francois hollande. nights worrying investors why. he's less likely to support your sterrett imagines that are thought to be the answer to the european debt crisis this is what we're in ourselves from capital we've seen a lot of political change as a result of the european crisis and if he was to become president i would be probably the biggest change seen so far so far the germans in particular the french germs in particular have been pushing austerity on the part of the world that space already some very difficult economic years i think it. becomes president it will be more of a shift towards less austerity and more spending as a way to get out of the european crisis. well you also use a bit of us brands of oil accounts and as you can see if it's in the back they don't like it we've got to put through that one point eight percent down the dax nearly three and a half percent of the closing figures for the european markets i'm moving on we'll
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see how the u.s. markets finished up let me just bear in mind as well that the cap as well the french call spanish the read percent in its magic numbers frame for. the u.s. markets and kissing that open for business and then up then i'll see how she doesn't say but with over a percent down the nasdaq one and of course of those that in negative territory does not know what they all think of at some point international news thought there's also domestic news playing is taught as well. as a really serious sell for a no why do that down to five percent let's call the full cost the twenty's wild as well as not the boom are fools as well there's some kind of bribery investigation going on see this really take this toll of their stocks all this have a look at how the rush to the markets finished up today they'd see how to roll the disappointing we have the l.c.s. having two or three down the mindset around three point four percent down the
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market was really suffering because oil prices have taken a poet's however i've just recently how to look out the big is a minority that makes that this hour so let's see how the day we can see is a slight change of fortune in school the oil prices if we can have a quick look that we can see you guys. down now would go a lot this week over one hundred two dollars per barrel brant iran hundred eighteen dollars per hour now but all of these down because you took them arms down from the likes of china because the second biggest consumer of oil but as far as i was reading about iran's all shipments china have fallen for the full on not twenty two months sunny the interesting facts. oh those slips of the tongue katie pill baby will be on keller's christmas card list and i'm proud to say that we had all brands of cereal on this channel let me just see if we can get to people known a few minutes as french socialist still i'm not sure nicolas sarkozy we get the
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party's thoughts on the second presidential battle is on here very shortly. closer is that so much notice that you should be sitting on the market with the
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best sanction of israel movement where does it stand on the question of a q state solution of the palestine israel conflict. that are killing innocent. allies a call this of course and that's never absent. from a song from the skull spoke with me i think of it every day. i feel the slightest right from the memories. last so much a long time of the serious trauma. i was ashamed. i was ashamed that i didn't. i was ashamed that i had. to go. my legs. in the mine. are like don't be out knowledge of cardboard. cut out believe where are you going i
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wonder why i think. that i was a good soldier. but now most older on the other side and i think i'm just from the good. the. russians soon which bryson if you knew the song from feinstein question.


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