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whistleblower at large edward snowden gets an invitation to venezuela with president offering him a humanitarian at some of them but it remains unclear just how he can reach this save haven. that they divided agent thirty six killed and more than one thousand injured in nationwide clashes between opponents and supporters of ousted president morsy with rival groups continuing their protests. and the route of the privacy the e.u. threatens to scrap the data sharing with the glass over there and it saves a vast snooping program despite revelations front's was embracing similar tactics.
international news and common live from moscow this is all t. with me year thanks for joining us. venezuela has extended a helping hand to the man who exposed a world wide surveillance by the u.s. government edward snowden's finally received an asylum all for after being stranded in the transit zone of moscow's sheremetyevo airport for two weeks and also used on button is at the airport and is joining us now live full nor tom nice to see you so it seems the that the whistleblower finally has somewhere to go is that right. could it be the end of edward snowden's long isolation here at moscow's sheremetyevo airport his limbo in the transit area here or so we think as best we can tell we've not seen him for two months. it seems his options were running out
but now after these two weeks two offers possible offers of asylum the first one from venezuela as we heard announced by president nicolas maduro their system has put a stop here till i have decided to offer humanitarian asylum to the young american edward snowden in the homeland of simon bolivar and to go to church and snowden can come and live here away from the persecution of american imperialism. another possible offer coming from the president daniel ortega of nicaragua he's saying that if the circumstances permitted it would surge and may be able to go there as well so possibly to safe havens to exit routes for the now famous or infamous depending on how you look at it mass surveillance whistleblower yes and also the obstacles snowden is facing as he looks to fly to safe sea.
but what sturgeon's main obstacle really at the moment is the fact that he has no documents that would allow him to travel his passport his u.s. passport having been an old he did get a document from ecuador to travel from hong kong here to moscow he would need another such kind of paperwork to travel on to. venezuela or nicaragua however there are two other problems seeing as he would most probably be flying there one is u.s. airspace there are no doubt direct flights to venezuela he would conceivably at some point may have to cross u.s. airspace which space which could present quite obvious problems and also crossing e.u. space a number of countries in the e.u. recently received a tongue lashing from the bolivian president his plane had to be stopped in austria because of suspicions perhaps that. was on board so possible complications there it
does seem it could be many complications in edward snowden's possible bit for flight to venezuela i want to correct you all right tom dawson live from moscow sure matter airport tom thank you very much indeed for that top date. snowden applied for asylum all over the world but his requests have been rejected by a host of nations including european ones found a wide awake news china mcgrath sounds that nations don't want to upset the u. has displayed snowden revealing how much washington's spied on bond. the laundry list of nations that snowden has applied to for asylum include scores of these european nations that are just all giving the same excuses that he's got to either show up on their soil or in their embassy you know the information that's been released has shown that our allies in europe were the one the in
a lot of cases the ones being spied on so for them just to play the well we don't want to we don't want to upset the americans so we're going to give the standard answer no you know no comment or he's got to show up at the embassy it's it's very much a pressure rating for people like me that want to see the truth come out even when you expose the truth in even when you give it this truth to the people who are being spied on they won't step up and support truth so yeah it is a bit frustrating to to see these european nations just kind of ignore this outright spying that's happening. and europe also appears no stranger to spying of its citizens revealed france also has its own large scale eavesdropping program reports suggest huge amounts of food and aid to have data are being monitored and stored and they're trying to bunker beneath paris stay with us here for more details coming up at late. egypt
who support the deposed president mohamed morsy vowing father proud until his pint last night's monitors saw thirty six people killed and more than a thousand wounded in clashes between rival groups meanwhile egypt's new interim president is expected to name a new cabinet true has been for him this is helpful for us in cairo chaotic in downtown cairo in the capital there were fierce clashes between supporters and opponents of the former president mohamed morsy i was actually in the street battles myself i saw civilians with guns them on the tops of rocks people were breaking up into the pavement to throw at each other to stretch across three of the major bridges. between that on either side of the between these rival protest groups the security forces got involved for a while but they couldn't contain the violence we have heard that the interim president is expected to announce his cabinet this is hopefully going to put down some of the state institutions that we can try and sort out the situation in the
country which is becoming impossible in addition there have been rumors of talks between between the muslim brotherhood group which is the islamist party that the deposed president hails from people are looking to the miniature right now to control the situation as they are the only institution that really is organized enough or has sort of power enough to be able to sort this out we saw quite a little amount of soldiers in the clashes last night people were actually criticizing the military for that saying you know where are the police where are the military the capital is on fire probably playing quite a careful game at the moment the tensions are very high many people here expect a curfew to be imposed as was imposed during we don't know if i really should i'm following. the revolution to be imposed in addition we expect as i said the military to possibly be having to it to the muslim brotherhood group to try and rein in their supporters come to some kind of political compromise to bring this country out of this chaos and political stalemates and you can follow through on twitter and she's in the midst of the bounds in the egyptian capital which is
providing the latest updates and pictures from the country caught up in a crisis. the muslim brotherhood supporters and says to their remain in the streets until that oppose leader is back in power dr mohammed abdul aziz from the sacramento islamic center in the u.s. believes the undermining of the power of the bonnet box will lead to chaos in egypt . what happened in egypt is obviously mubarak's military going back in order to take the country back to the all marked man. as opposed to the revolution to the revolutionaries people who are cheering in the streets right now be the first to cry tomorrow when we set the precedence that it's ok for people to go to the streets and for the military to oust an elected president what happens next so the country elects the other guy who happens to be a liberal or or a socialist or whatever and then the islamists the supporters of morsi millions of
them will take to the street and then we oust the next guy and then we keep going that's i mean that's not a democracy anymore that's that's the rule of the jungle washington which supported their own nation egypt years ago has so far failed to give its roots happening in the country now correspondent jonathan steele reports extensively on the middle east and believes egypt's in the situation is not being helped by the reluctance of those cost back is to move off the fence by rounding up the muslim brotherhood leaders there undermining any chance of a real compromise dialogue to end this crisis they talk about they want national reconciliation well how can you have reconciliation if you lock off a president who is elected freely by an enormous number of egyptians it is a military coup you can't get around that it's hard for the u.s. to come out publicly in support of a military coup so they have to make these noises ritual noises about. return to
civilian rule but they're not really sure what what to do so i think the best solution is some sort of compromise and i wish we would hear that from some of these western leaders. one coming up for you struggling with starvation while they mount of charity for the angst trip across the u.k. while fat minister calls it a free lunch linking the rise with people's greed no policy and hunger and plenty most stories in just a few months. they all told me my language or what i will only react to situations i have read the reports like the pollution and no i will leave them to the state park to comment on your latter point of the month to save lives or carry out a car is on the job you know god i. hope they do no more weasel words.
this is archie coming to live from moscow welcome park russel's is threatening to suspend its days of sharing with washington fresh on the heels of revelations about the n.s.a. is mass eavesdropping on europe the use demanding complete transparency and maximum information from the u.s. that's despite recent reports revealing its own snooping activities france is believed to be running a version of the n.s.a.'s infamous prison program or he's maria you know how best to get a. police building behind me in the eastern part of paris or rather at the story from county needs that is the epicenter of a fresh spy scandal they have supporters of the country's security services and it's from here that it's no kind of france's big brother's news which people money touring millions of phone calls text messages faxes and e-mails. intelligence agencies obviously break. the french public is actually now very much you they've
been receiving conflicting messages from their leadership like the first here we have to the revelation is over america's espionage along in america say it's fine it's not what most do now it's been revealed france is itself doing exactly what it just very vocally denounced. french officials are downplaying the allegations over the country's surveillance program claiming they were poor and exact however their prime minister's office did admit several services contacts and monitoring operations for security reasons until scientists have learned says the excuses not condense a. key issue it is not terrorism any longer if you want to be effective in the fight against terrorism first you should not provoke drones in the case of the united states second you should have a kind of police operation and in the united states you know did not stop the boston marathon attack but then every citizen is checked in his or her personal
life all the time to watch technology makes possible becomes a reality because there's no other way leaders used to acknowledge it to the floor and they claim it's stupid taken trees are going to terrorism but terrorism is mostly an excuse. legitimate so they even everyone in order to fight terrorism it's not been assessed it at all. and if you missed something on air you can get the full picture what's going on on our website and there you'll find much more besides including. cases dry and a.t.m. he is next in the line of those selling customers dacer to the highest bidder joining a verizon facebook and other competitors which quietly use a consumer's history for marketing advantages for story on the web site. and another click away and take to the skies over the russias campus so on aussie
dot com we've lined out these snap shots by a russian photographer who really got high over moscow and to these stunning birdseye emitters trying out his this and the more online. increasing numbers of britons are heading to food banks to satisfy their hunger the world work and pensions minister claims heart a million u.k. people just want to have their bellies filled for free and denies a link between the rise in food banks and cuts and benefits. has more. austerity might be a word that until not long ago was rarely used now though it's on everyone's lips in real terms as austerity bites poverty is rising half a million people are now dependent on food banks according to figures in a recent joint report compiled by charities church action poverty and which many
see as a direct result of mounting social spending cuts and the burden of care is often falling to charitable organizations such as this one so this is where all starts the distribution in the kitchen with the warring gradients. and this is a six week operation so it all gets kicked here kicking folks nice and early and then once is the. sense of and turned the cold bit accepted by your who. are from and then just invite just in case and some new people will form and have you seen lots of new people. young people. on board people young people live in squats. most of them are in. the people low income or and benefits and jobs and stuff they the number and
dependence on feed banks have been steadily increasing something governments are playing down the connection with policy on the rise today. report. doesn't say how the charity be operating. six days a week it's a big operation and a thousand people work the day. you get government funding or used to unfortunately counselor funding for all the centers so you know we're on the wrong foot luckily we got a couple supermarkets interested in diverting the food from. this would normally or the strawberries bananas exhibiting would normally end up and. so you're saving the environment and recycling back into the community and obviously helping people who are going hungry and there's a lot of people nowadays going home but we've seen a huge number of people using this service today and services like this to become
even more pivotal in the future the government might just have announced another round of paying for the start he measures but the truth is the u.k. could stay on its deficit reduction policy while many in government know it's looking forward to the future past the next election there could be much much worse because sarah. lunde. and now it's time for some other international news in brief for you this hour a mexican volcano has been wreaking havoc on flights in america hundreds of passengers have been left stranded after an order of forty flights were canceled as a local volcano continues to spew see huge amounts of the hash into the atmosphere lines grounded the planes as a precaution volcano is only around sixty kilometers from mexico city airport and regularly rules and. syrian troops are advancing into rebel held parts of homes after nearly a week of fighting and some of the heaviest bombing of the conflict reports say
shannon continued throughout the night and is ongoing and while political turmoil continues to torment the divided main opposition body the syrian national coalition is fail to elect a press. and at a meeting in turkey it's not been without a leader since march when mas had to resigned after just four months in the pubs. medics are reporting that forty two people have been killed in a raid by all the gunmen on a boarding school in northeastern nigeria at least twenty nine of the dead were students and their teacher by others survivors are being treated for both gunshot wounds and byron's school attacks in the country have claimed the lives of more than one thousand six hundred twenty two. firefighters are struggling to put out a vast blaze in one of the city's shopping centers an area around seven hundred square meters is full of flames and the roof of the building has collapsed the helicopters have been called to the scene to have the fire fighting efforts by but
they're still struggling to bring it under control locals have been advised not to open their windows the fire broke out in one of the center's cafes in the east of moscow everyone was successfully evacuated and there's been no reports of any injuries because of the blaze. russia says you have a nice person on its best phrase as the twenty seventh wild universe to games are set to kick off with a spectacular opening ceremony presided over by president vladimir putin as organizers apply the finishing touches on poles caught took a walk around the venue. over the course of the next fortnight more than thirteen thousand athletes from one hundred seventy different countries are to descend on because the majority of them staying here this is the university village a pope has built a brand new university complex in the city center despite the fact that the authorities say the finishing touches all still being applied to some of the venues
the message is clear. is ready. every time you are. given it's really your excitability trust that everything is going to go well that you don't have any trash. whether it be steps that. you all we have a lot of this events. so we asked why the president even if sometimes of the news where with a little bit too late we go they will be will be ready on time but. sometimes i recall some of the things this is all the big news but i would say that quite confident hosting an event like this doesn't come cheaply official estimates say these games have cost up to five billion. us design has seen a complete overhaul of its infrastructure with the development of new hotels and a new transport network installed and around half of the sixty four sporting venues that they built from scratch and this is the jewel in the crown of the car. forty
five thousand or. more you about it because. it's also said to be a. football world cup but of course it's not just on dry land where the medals are going to be decided here the aquatics palace swimming synchronized swimming and diving goals all up for grabs in fact of the three hundred fifty one golds available in total fifty eight are going to be decided here despite the hefty cost involved in hosting these gangs organized is a key to point to the legacy it will provide in order to get the games you have to begin procedures and begin procedures a big part is a big part of the point to be just to see and i think this is very important to
the public project that everything that you are building would not be on the. project. to the public afterwards although the opening ceremony isn't until saturday evening some competition has already started causing a stir over the athletes' village there's a great site it is simply happy it's different. it's nice to have a better than. expected some very good. sports. including boxing complete idiots and so now i'm off to the university that would be great. in such a great atmosphere. if inspiring the next generation of sporting great shoes the objective of hosting a bench like this then russia will get that unity over the next few years the world
athletics championships winter olympics world swimming championships and the world cup coming to the insured by two thousand and eighteen the organizers therefore hoping that these games will show that russia is ready to welcome the sporting world it's got altie. and of the global economic rivalry between washington and beijing wasn't enough chinese investors and are preparing a massive deployment right in america's backyard the construction of a canal connecting the atlantic and pacific oceans through nicaragua eyes due to begin next chair sponsored by a chinese fire on his business brain case a pilgrim reports. the idea of a canal through nicaragua has been kicking around for over one hundred fifty years and now the chinese businessman has dumped up forty billion dollars from global investors it could become a reality now the owner of hong kong based and degree of his findings to start
building the canal in twenty forty which they claim will be ready for action by twenty twenty eight so let's have a look at the map that it will be able to see that the plan is to build one hundred seventy eight mile walks way connecting the caribbean and the pacific and it would be three times longer than the panama canal which took a decade to complete now the group faces wide criticism over its plans and i spoke to asia expert david who dismissed event as a joke. i'm hoping it's a joke i'm just hoping that it's maybe some some things on. a billionaire too much time because if you think about it i mean if there wasn't already a can now. the west and east you wouldn't really sort of think about putting one in the ground there were only when it was already a really good one reason why management was chosen was because it was the shortest
distance between the atlantic and pacific so why on earth anybody want to be neutral you know that is actually going from that news to the west coast it just doesn't make any sense to me. but the investors behind the project insist that world trade needs and that the panama canal is not enough to handle the trade already conducted between the east and west so those who are laughing at the project right now might just have to change their tune if this game changing projects succeeds. after next on our c d can see an unemployment figures in the u. as gloomy of the last prime interest investigate. as a person who lives in russia i get asked very often why automatic console fat well
are americans actually fat or is this just a myth from some hater countries the centers for disease control have declared obesity to be a disease as if twenty point nine percent of adult americans are obese and that as an all time high people blame the sedentary lifestyle as the cause yes if you were out all day at work and then all evening after driving home sure doesn't help your waistline but problems can have multiple causes and the authors of the book rich food poor food believe it could be tied to eight foods that are allowed in america but are banned in many other countries across the globe some of these chemicals and techniques and foods that are banned by some other countries are a less strong which is in many snack products which lowers carol worries but kills your body's ability to absorb minerals brought me to flour which saves tons of time for the baker but beats up your internal organs and of course our good old friend synthetic growth hormones which are in livestock which have been linked to cancer
big problems rarely have simple solutions you can run around and exercise as much as you like but if you're being pumped full of these chemicals that are illegal in much of the world well your chances of fitting into that bathing suit are ironically slim but that's just my opinion. good afternoon welcome to prime interest i'm bob english in washington d.c. here's a story we're telling today the monthly jobs numbers came out this morning in the media outlets must be channeling prose dickens because it was hugh the best reports or the worst of reports according to the bureau. of labor statistics we gained one hundred ninety five thousand jobs in june beating expectations that is zero hedge notes most of the gains were from low polities part time jobs so what about full time jobs us two hundred forty thousand of them were lost vaporized and there's one
more number in the report and this one is even more important because that's the one the fed is using to judge when it will wind down its money printing quantitative easing program and this statistic the unemployment rate remained the same at seven point six percent the fed wants to see it head down to six point five percent a ventilator and that's why the markets are so schizo frantic lately because they're addicted to uncle benny's eighty five million dollars eighty five billion dollars monthly liquidity injections we're going to talk about all of this with austin peterson in the bed and also dig into the fine print of that audit with perry and boring meanwhile in europe are two central bankers there mario draghi at the e.c.b. and the newly installed mark carney at the bank of england they're distancing themselves from bernanke eight because when ben sneezes the entire world convulses not only has a cost of borrowing in the us exploded over the last month but european rates have actually screamed higher at a faster rate and china one of the most important commodity markets in the world and.
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