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over iran's nuclear program and a new agreement with iran. defending israel completely rejected the proposals. this white structure on the roof of the. post used to intercept communications from the german parliament. and revelations like these are pushing. for privacy. the don't share our information about our customers if you don't have a warrant we meet the owner of a tiny tech company resisting the far reaching operations of u.s. spy agencies. this week a space walks. into outer space for the first time in history.
seven days top stories the latest developments this is the weekly on. iran and six world powers failed to make a breakthrough in the latest round of talks over iran's nuclear program france has refused to accept any short term deal storing the discussions with iran supremely accusing open still it. because. in ten days from now before that a team of high ranking u.s. officials will brief the israeli government on the results of this week's meeting. a delegation of high ranking american officials is due to arrive in jerusalem today sunday now they will update the government on these weekend talks that took place in geneva about iran's nuclear program the talks took place between iran and six
world powers they began last thursday and they ran until saturday this was an unscheduled extension the israelis will be briefed by the american delegation on these talks as well as the gaps that remain at the same time the u.s. secretary of state john kerry is flying to abu dhabi now there he will be meeting with the foreign minister of the united arab emirates and he'll be updating him on the iranian negotiations u.a.e. along with saudi arabia and bahrain have been staunch opponents of any kind of agreement between iran and world powers and as i say israel is involved on this issue part of the criticism about the talks is that although iran will be receiving economic incentives as part of the deal the understanding from the israeli side is that these would be tolerable adjustments that would not threaten the viability of the entire sanctions regime against iran now france has led the opposition to the
current version of an agreement with iran and one of the concerns that was expressed by the french was that the agreement narrowed the differences but did not infect eliminate them one of the comments made by the french foreign minister was that font's did not want to be part of what he called a con game the important point however to make is that iran is and was ready to strike a deal the big obstacle appears to be the future of iran's plutonium reactor which is that iraq which could provide a nother route for a nuclear weapons program this facility which is currently being built is due to become operational mixture the french may also be concerned that iran is trying to speed up the start up to date whether iraq is a groundbreaker is certainly still not clear but it is part of the major stumbling block as to why the talks failed these past few days the talks are due to resume in ten days time. well let's take a closer look at the main negotiation point well powers want iran to hold all
activities to enrich uranium at twenty percent they could then permit enrichment at a level below weapons grade now iran should also limit the number of centrifuges and allow more monitoring of its facilities in return for the un freezing of terror assets and the easing of sanctions well a former adviser to iran's nuclear negotiation team cover. believes tehran has demonstrated it is ready to negotiate in good faith but was the singular contribution of the french government to throw some monkey wrench in the process and managed to sabotage the deal basically there's a very strong pro israel lobbying in paris. as of course the relations between paris and tel aviv there is no doubt in anyone's mind that dealing with good intentions with a detailed proposal and prove their good faith in their negotiations is nor died in
my man and minds of a lot of other people including millions in iran that a lot of the responsibility for the absence of a deal tonight rests on the shore of the french government in the latest round of talks international mediators were ready to release about three billion dollars worth of frozen iranian assets and lift restrictions on gold and the chemical and car industries experts say the sanctions are taking a toll not only on iran but on those imposing them to. u.s. and french company is are in the starting blocks there are banking on the lifting of sanctions and they want to resume trade with iran for obvious economic reasons like for example the car manufacturer to jacques major french car company is really just start a business so it's pushing for a new agreement. hopes were high ahead of these nuclear talks with iran's new president hassan rouhani adopting a softer stance than his predecessor. but
hard line conservatives back home and off the top happy with attempts to engage with the u.s. as we find out in our report coming up later in the program. but first britain is operating a listening post in the heart of the german capital allegedly targeting the parliament and the chancellor's office and revelations based on leaked documents hit a raw nerve in berlin which is already trying to get proper explanations from the u.s. over its tapping of angela merkel's phone what it's believed the eavesdropping equipment isn't stored right here on the roof of the u.k. embassy within a stone's throw of the bundestag it's allegedly capable of intercepting phone calls on long distance communications all across the city when he demanded explanations from london pointing out that intercepting data in diplomatic buildings is a violation of international law but the u.k. simply said it won't comment on intelligence matters or of
a gemstone both from the german pirate party says burnin actually knew its allies were listening in the german government of course did notice what was happening on the roof top of the u.s. embassy and the u.k. embassy because it's clear for everybody who looks at that building what's going on there but i think that the german interior secret service they are not allowed to investigate on the las and this is simply because germany right now is a subclass partner of the b. of the us and they want to become a first class partner so our government is simply selling our privacy and their own privacy to climb up the ladder. in the face of america's far reaching surveillance program hardly any tech company cannot guarantee one hundred percent privacy but what is more important that the owner of a small provider who has so far managed to prevent government spying. inside it over the data center and here we're taking an exclusive tour through one of the few
data companies standing up to the u.s. government in the name of privacy i think we do residential access very well pete ashdown is the owner of x. mission an independent internet service provider based in salt lake city utah this tower here handles most of our unlike most power players in silicon valley x. mission refuses to give the n.s.a. backdoor access to its networks since nine hundred ninety eight its mission has rejected a judge in the u.s. government for more information stored on private servers like these we don't share our information about our customers if you don't have a warrant the majority of law enforcement requests ashdown says he's received and refused have been subpoenaed as lacking accountability and necessary approval by a judge this is actually an amiga since launching his company in one thousand nine hundred three ashdown says he's filled no more than two customer data requests from
the federal government make sure your funds the current climate of america's unrestrained surveillance matrix has been facilitated by corporations who have spent years secretly working with the n.s.a. regulation government contracts and. monetary compensation are in my opinion the three reasons why they're cooperating ironically utah is probably the most unlikely home for a privacy champion roughly twenty seven miles away from x. mission. is the n.s.a.'s newly constructed one point five billion dollar data center i think it's a stain on the tech industry of utah all the n.s.a. activities are a stain on american internet businesses ashdown has vowed to face jail time if that's what's needed to protect his customers from being monitored what surprises this fourth amendment advocate is that big data companies like google won't promise
to do the same marina port i r r t. the typhoon may have left up to ten thousand people dead in the philippines that's according to local officials are the government says that cannot be confirmed. named and that here is just the ok the storm is the fourth most powerful tropical cyclone ever recorded and the strongest to hit the region the central city of tacloban was ravaged by the disaster. without a group the red cross has only been able to confirm one thousand two hundred deaths so far but believes many more have lost their lives many of the worst hit areas remain cut off for the rescue operations china has also ordered a state of emergency in southern regions right now the storm is moving northwest and has already reached vietnam's coastline thirteen provinces there are being evacuated with over eight hundred sixty thousand people forced to flee coastal areas the storm could reach the capital hanoi on monday morning or just
a click away we're keeping updated on the devastation left by that storm you can head to our dot com for the latest reports and pictures from the scene this is the weekly here on r.t. coming up later in the program marty's latest report on life in guantanamo bay i love it a lot of people think there's not much to do but there's definitely an abundance to do there's no end in sight for those held at the u.s. military base where detainees continuing their hunger strike being force fed behind bars. the symbol of russia's twenty fourteen winter games has made it to the stars the latest stop on the most ambitious olympic torch relay was a space walk outside the international space station the first time it has ever made it into open space with france witness the historic moment from mission control. well it's a very exciting thing to watch live here because what we're actually getting to see right now is down on the floor the engineers are essentially walking because we're
not through the steps of making it all the way around the international space station with the torch in hand so it's again. it's his fourth spacewalk and sergei it's his first now of course the torch has been in space before once for the nine hundred six olympics once for the two thousand and six but this time in space it's actually going on a space walk it's not just inside of a shuttle or inside of the eye is this so it was a big moment here when we actually saw the torch come out of the hatch attached to the cause minutes and make its appearance out in space the symbol of unity and sportsmanship being seen all over the world now the torch has a couple more days left on the i assess before it heads back down to earth with a three person crew on a soyuz spacecraft again and so it's then going to rejoin this historic relay to saatchi for the kick off in february of the olympics so we will be bringing you all
the live developments of the olympic torch right here on our city. you're watching the weekly her naughty step ahead for you as a court's adjourned on the first day of the trial of egypt's alstad leader mohammed morsi we look back at what's emerged from the country's revolution. you got a lot of sneering and negative press for your engagements here in russia especially public appearances with food and even though they weren't explicitly political you were just supporting sports some of the things that certain people regime has become very adept at is controlling the media for example right here c.n.n. do i think c.n.n. is you know completely telling it like it is no i think we have an agenda i think through is is bought and paid for.
dramas that can't be ignored. stories others refuse to. fix its changing world. filled picture of today's news. from around the globe. more than a dozen detainees are still on hunger strike at guantanamo bay protesting against the indefinite detention and the alleged use of torture at the facility but only other side of the bob why it's all sunshine and smiles. reports. despite misconceptions give lho is not just
a geo to be or not to be shot it's also a forty five square mile military base with no plans of going anywhere full of signs of the stablished american life it is a navy base and we just happened to have the camps in here home to the only mcdonald's on cuban soil a subway sandwich shop a starbucks and a taco bell you got busted vested financial interests that you got pizza starbucks and. all of these other places that helped to set up a logistical support for the troops over the there are about five and a half thousand people living and working on the base roughly half serve the actual detention center the u.s. government has been leasing this territory since one thousand nine hundred three for just over forty five hundred dollars curiously that is still the price today but it's said that the cuban government has been refusing to accept this money for decades the castro government said you know we don't want this lease anymore in the united states' position was that it's a binding lease and in the lease it actually says that it can't be broken unless
both sides both countries agree to that that strikes me as a very odd contract servant territory that the u.s. has occupied against cuba's wishes since one thousand fifty nine most officers come here for short term of up to nine months or longer deployment of two to three years far from home life isn't put on hold and you can't date certain people wait and certainly have if it's away from your like rank system then you're allowed to you know there's the don't tell me see i'm an open air movie theater playing all the hottest hollywood blockbusters and it ticky bar to let loose after a hard day's work even though most say schedules aren't that intense anyway we actually get quite a bit of time off like a decent man and we go to the beach and of year as our activities for people to do m.w. are stands for morale welfare and recreation. almost every sport known to man is available to team get well on state of the art facilities. i love it it's a lot of people think there's not much to do but there's definitely an abundance to
do. being in a remote location doesn't even have to affect eating habits an all you can eat lunch costs just under five bucks and breakfast is half that price a downside though information or lack thereof or just a lot of the t.v. programs broadcasting here are army focused. and internet is almost nonexistent the beast dubbed no stream a stand by some soldiers even so we're told those serving here are banned from looking at websites like wiki leaks for example once classified always classified. even if the information has long been made public there are other strict regulations in place to fun fact about guantanamo apparently a life of an costs here a little more than a life of a detainee if you run one of these babies over the fine is ten thousand dollars. there's a very strict speed limit in guantanamo and it's a very slow speed limit and people say that that's that's all about the quantised
somewhat ironic at a place marred by human rights scandals officials make a point of showing journalists how well prisoners two are kept and thirteen here when i wanted to call so for a compliant detainee at guantanamo they would be allowed to eat books have a piece here some head and shoulder shampoo the less compliant ones have to wear the orange uniforms and get only two books at a time who's going to the other side so you can see the books detainees can't come in here but the prisoner library lovingly displays the best of their art for t.v. crews to see a lot of pre-selected books to avoid certain topics violence sexual and religious stuff controversy shelves packed with magazines d.v.d.'s and video games plenty of ways for legit prisoners of war to pass the indefinite time they're kept here without charges. or party guantanamo bay cuba. egypt's topos president
mohamed morsi along with fourteen muslim brotherhood members went on trial on monday only to see proceedings postponed until january the eighth asked adidas facing charges of encouraging a deadly crackdown on dissent in cairo last december now this footage is from the opening of the hearings the first video of mohammed morsy since his arrest four months ago he refused to wear the military white uniform for defendants and rejected the court's authority insisting he's still the country's legitimate leader during his transfer to prison police were confronted by angry probe morsy mobs in the capital and other cities and he's been true gauge public opinion on the prosecution of egypt's first democratically elected president. is known as the singer of the revolution the popularity of his pro-democracy song saw him badly tortured by the military and now despite fighting to bring down both hosni mubarak and mohamed morsi romney has little hope for egypt's future as morsi
goes on trial for incitement to kill protesters packing for the revolutionaries and now in the worst scenario we have ever been since two thousand and eleven morsi should be tried but it's comic that mubarak trial should be held up at every turn while the morsy trial is moving along so fast what shocks me is that the authorities never seem to have the will to push through the court cases of remnants of the former regime tahrir square once the heartbeat of the revolution has become just another busy roundabout in two thousand and eleven and two thousand and thirteen people came here demanding bread freedom and social justice but after the military ousted mr brotherhood president mohamed morsy hundreds have been killed and thousands arrested eating some to fear the freedoms and justice will never become a reality admits this violence rights groups have little faith that the trial of mr morsi and other mr brotherhood leaders will be fair that's coming at a time when there is a general crackdown against a brotherhood a very selective prosecutions on the part of the justices. looking only at
brotherhood members with impunity for security services meanwhile the retrial of egypt's other ousted president hosni mubarak drags on the feeling the security operators continues to shape court decisions means egypt's future is hard to predict the military is entrenched in its own influence and its own interest again and again the problem now that we need to sit down and agree on a specific route of transitional justice either we're trying everyone on meaningful we're taking the road to the south africa bureau and many many of them but this talk of evil speech and that seems far away as pro morsi protests and clashes with security forces continue to rock the nation the fear is morsi is trial will not deliver much did justice to egypt the brothers set the stage for further instability and turmoil. for r t cairo. well with the latest round of talks over iran's nuclear program failing to secure progress president has said to iran will not bow to international pressure and give
up its right to enrich uranium. even before the talks began on thursday thousands were rallying in tehran chanting anti-american slogans and burning israeli flags on these poor scott looks at what got them so riled. last and rouhani is recent speech at the u.n. general assembly was said by many to represent a thorin in relations between tehran and washington a sign that the iranian leadership is keen to initiate warmer times with the global community but not everyone is king for this to happen. hard line conservative protesters threw eggs at the president upon his return to tehran a malveaux is uncomfortable with the idea of increased diplomacy with washington have launched the first ever down with the usa contest the idea is to find the most creative and to us propaganda contestants are invited to submit photographs posters caricature poems hymns and blogs all relating to the slogan down with the usa
over three thousand dollars or up for grabs for the winner there will be a prize for the best idea to mark death of america which will renew the concept of death to america because of the arrogance of america the message is clear for as long as the us policies are hostile to us we will continue to use the slogan. while the slogan first came to prominence during the one nine hundred seventy nine iranian revolution the u.s. backed government was overthrown and since then it's been widely used. those critics now favor hollies willingness to reengage with the u.s. could undermine the revolution they also see no reason to start to play misty with a country that for years has portrayed iran as the enemy and subject of the country to harsh economic sanctions over its nuclear program states like these and their terrorist allies constitute an axis of evil this administration has systematically
imposed the toughest sanctions on iraq on iran ever the united states is not going to lift the sanctions until it is clear that a very verifiable accountable transparent process is in place despite efforts by the us government to suggest the sanctions aren't affecting the general population food clothes and even basic medicines have rocketed in price in recent years on the leadership's attempt to engage with washington has led to anti american slogans and banners appearing all over tehran in recent weeks with rouhani demanding many be taken down. ati. well we've got plenty of stories for you on our website including collision course a motorist inventor rick scott something of a medieval surprise at a crossroads when an unexpected one vehicle slammed into his car watch the full video an obscene call. plus if you run out of
cash and need a ticket for the metro in moscow a little bit of exercise will get you a free ride at the emotion section of the website the health news vending machines are taking payments and squats in a bid to make everyone more active. right to see. first rate. and i would think that you're. on a reporter's play here. to be in the. books. when it's not that easy to tell you about the next story now an artist has nailed his private parts to the ground as part of a protest in the center of red square in moscow some viewers may find the following footage disturbing his painful act of defiance was chosen to coincide with police
day which is held today and the man is known for his self harming antics last july and so does mel shot and supported killed members of the protest punk band pussy riot. has been taken to hospital. ouch well up next the hollywood star talking politics interview steven seagal and worlds apart after this break. remember way back when we first talked about the first downloadable guns that could be printed out on a three d.
printer at home while technology moves pretty quickly because british police have already busted in the legal armory pretty out firearm parts and special three d. printers this technology may make gun control literally impossible in the same way that banning and burning books has become futile and the past they used to be able to just burn books or forbid them from being printed but in the age of the internet all you need is a scanner and an internet connection and the information that's found in a book cannot be destroyed because it is out there on the magical ether of the air at so basically the near future any person with even half a brain and some patients could start making guns in their basement. which means that gun control laws will basically become pointless because they'll never be able to catch all the people doing it nor will be able to take the guns not even obama or the hardest of hardcore liberals this technology could be the best thing to happen to the second amendment ever but i shushed my opinion.
on the welcome to the park it's a ploy that seems unrealistic even by a hell of a stand there it's russia and the united states that get so frustrated with each other that bad diplomatic communication is cut to bare and minimal until one famous actually makes a couple of polls here and there on south's everything steven seagal played out ball in real life and he joins us now on worlds apart mr siegel thank you very much for your time now one of the first guests on the show was dana rohrabacher senator from california who came to moscow in june he was investigating suspects looking for information about suspects and their boston marathon bombing but he told me back then that that trip would have been possible without your participation how did you become such an unlikely cultural ambassador for the two
countries i think the danaan a been friends for a long time and. he knew my relationship with russia for a long long time he knows that i go back in russia a long time in that i have a lot of friends here some of whom are very powerful and influential where he also believes that i have insight into the culture the heart of russia and the people who are running the country in some ways that's his opinion. anyway. we were both concerned about not only the boston bombings but anti-terrorism or terrorism in general and he asked me if. i had any opinions on this and i said well i believe that really. buffets bad and specks knots. are some of the world's leading.
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