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terrifying video of a boeing seven thirty seven nose diving to. question those flight data recorders have now been delivered to. ask obama to bring my dad back to life as a civilian death toll from the deadly u.s. drone strikes in yemen continues to rise. to reach one remote village. this is all that remains from u.s. predator drone strike right here in the. suspected members of al qaeda but also civilians so is the loss of innocent lives justified in the fight against al qaeda stay with us as we report from one of the front lines in the war on terror. is optimistic about the upcoming nuclear talks with iran saying there's
a real chance of hammering out a deal despite staunch opposition from france and israel. from the news team welcome to today's program. top headlines for this hour. the flight data recorders from a boeing passenger jet which crashed near the russian city of killing all fifty on board have now been delivered to moscow investigators hope they will help to shed light on what caused the plane to nose dive straight into the ground. go to pierce cut off now reports from the site of the tragedy. the final traumatic moments of a flight that had almost completed its journey forty four passengers six crew members everyone on board gone. such
a good boy healthy and handsome he had a good family his son is only three years old he made many plans for the future a tragedy that meant family friends and colleagues in the arrivals hall waiting to welcome their friends and loved ones home or instead grieving their loss. was meeting his two associates yana from moscow and donna from cameron england one of the two foreigners on board that moscow took us on flight they were on their way to take part in a business master class for local students. we all knew what happened but many kept hoping until the very last moment that their relative sense survived the horrific picture many became hysterical community doctors helped because some lost consciousness others had to lean on walls. just are closer to head to ready for the victims' relatives whenever they're needed ambulances are also on standby for when the shock is too much to bear was become occasions were given to cation in an
already began government in its campus there nobody's only fragments the force and speed of the impact means there are a few clues right now the flight recorders have been taken to moscow since they were badly damaged but could reveal what was said in the final few minutes in the cockpit and whether the plane was functioning normally twenty four hours after sunday's plane crash flights have resumed an international airport but it's not business as usual scores of people have been coming in bringing flowers to show their respects to the victims while instead of new evidence giving answers the latest footage of the crash is only raising further questions you've got this kind of artsy republic. and we've got all the latest information on the tragic flight dot com you can find it in the live updates site.
joining us today yemen is one of the hardest hit of america's. despite president obama's promise of more transparency relatively little is known about who is actually being killed there. to reach one yemeni village where a community has been simply devastated by the. it says no faith for the one who has no trust but both are now in short supply in this part of yemen for months the class has been without its mouth teacher and this pupil without his father this is the big show about a charity i didn't ask his name is still on the staff schedule but i leave hasn't been here since signing out of class on january twenty third the last could be the finality the father of three was killed by a u.s. drone alongside his twenty year old cousin salim a college student who drove them in a borrowed to yoda they picked up two strangers who turned out to be suspected al
qaeda militants witnesses reported a whirring sound in the sky and missiles struck their car. the smell of death was everywhere some of the bodies were burned beyond recognition the rest were ripped to shreds and scattered all around. i found a part of saleman side the car the rest was outside we only recognised him by a piece of his trousers. you couldn't tell who was who if they were even human it was sickening. one drone change the sleepy farming village for ever less than an hour's drive from yemen's capital kabul lawn is far removed from al qaeda operations but without warning it was thrust into the war on terror. saleem's mother shows me where her son used to sleep she can't bear to get rid of his things although she knows she'll never return home. can't help us i don't understand until the next day that an american drone killed my son why tell me may allah deprive
them of their souls like they robbed us of our son he was the only one providing for this family all we have left now is our tears we only target al qaeda and its associated force and even then the use of drones is heavily can strike before any strike is taken there must be. near certainty that no civilians will be killed or injured the highest standard we can set. accept there was a deadly failure yemen's interior ministry confirms the cousins had no links to terrorism in a country where tribal ties surmount all the loss was felt far beyond the family the white house has never acknowledged the deaths let alone the strike but mohamed shows me the evidence this is what kills them what's thought to be a fragment of a hellfire missile launched from a drone. the u.s. believes this is its best weapon against al qaeda although not officially at war in
yemen the covert drone campaign has been dramatically ramped up here under president obama. yemen's al qaeda threat is real it's part of the attacks on international airliners and caused hundreds of deaths the cia describes it as the most dangerous and active branch of the terrorist network the defense is that drone strikes have seriously damaged his ability to plan attacks but critics here say it's doing the exact opposite it does not contain the ghosts of the facts that may have contributed to the growth and expansion of the at some point when i get off powerful enough to be able to inflict serious damage the u.s. war on terror has no borders often waged remotely with cruise missiles and drones it's an undeclared global battlefield in which yemen is just one of the front lines
of fight against groups like al qaida in which ordinary civilians also end up paying a price. i ask obama to bring my dad back to life all the kids at school have their fathers but we don't reporting in calm on in yemen i'm lucy catherine of. in the meantime a delegation from yemen is due to meet u.s. lawmakers to push for an end to the attacks and families of drone strike victims also voiced the pain of their losses of an international conference in washington just over the weekend activists were there as well calling for more transparency and that of accountability with some declaring america's unmanned aircraft campaign to be a form of terrorism. it was heartbreaking to hear these stories of people who had not even heard about the united states didn't know why these missiles were coming down and attacking them you know people who have committed suicide because
of the mental pressure of having these stones however overhead twenty four hours a day in my mind having missiles come out of the sky from out of nowhere and attacking families is a form of terrorism. so i don't know how you can determine that somebody is a terrorist without presenting evidence against them and that's what the geneva conventions call for so you know these drone strikes violate many many tenets of the geneva conventions they violate the sovereignty of the foreign countries that we're attacking the drone attacks are not only you know not effective but they're actually counter effective because absolutely we are creating more enemies with every innocent person that we kill our ten minutes past the hour here on our to you still to come your way out of the business of spying. especially. my face it recognizes that i'm female and eight speaks we see and will see it then send that information back to advertisers you can learn how facial recognition
systems have been deployed to help big companies sell their products to unsuspecting consumers. good to have you with us today here in the u.s. secretary of state john kerry he played down the israeli prime minister's fears that a possible nuclear deal with iran will threaten israel's security of all fronts and . will be lifted only if tehran gives up its entire nuclear program but russia which will also take part in the latest round of talks on wednesday still thinks there's hope of an agreement. on monday at the initiative of russian president vladimir putin he and his iranian counterpart hassen rouhani had a phone conversation after which the russian president was quoted as saying that he believes there is now a real chance that iran and the international community can come to an agreement
over the country's nuclear program an agreement that would eventually seeing the easing of sanctions on the country now the storm just opposition to that move is coming from israel who has strong support from france france of course are in the negotiating group in fact french president francois hollande has been in israel prior to those talks in geneva on wednesday but despite the documented differences after the first round of talks. optimism is shed by russia's foreign minister sergei lavrov you're the residual of these three speculations of the positive shift we now see in negotiations over iran's nuclear program which has only become possible because of pressure coming from sanctions against it i suggest we leave it to historians to decide we as diplomats simply can't afford to be dragged into these meaningless discussions we now have a real chance to sign a solid deal and if we let speculation lead us astray we could lose this chance there are many who won't be very upset if the talks collapse once again which of
also went on to say that iran has agreed to two stipulations specified specified by france at those earlier talks that is to stop enriching uranium to twenty percent all together and to limit the amount of uranium enriched to three and a half percent so it does seem that ahead of wednesday's talks there is a real sense of optimism that there could be a breakthrough which could end this decade long standoff parties put scott right there now we also spoke to jamal abdi policy director of the national iranian american council he believes israeli prime minister netanyahu is against any deal with iran on principle even if it did at the end of the day he does actually favor his own constituents. this is actually very concerning for for israelis to see their prime minister going out and lobbying against a deal that would actually be in the interests of everybody in the region who doesn't want to see you on potentially have the ability to build a nuclear weapon that's what this deal does and what i think the problem here is is
that benjamin netanyahu was never in favor of getting a deal he's more concerned with keeping iran isolated with advancing his own you know geostrategic ambitions and that's the same case for the saudis so now they see that there's actually a deal on the table that would achieve the stated goal of putting measures in place that we can verifiably assure the world that iran does not have a nuclear weapons program they're trying to undermine it. still ahead for you this hour here on our. education. join me to find out what it takes to graduate from europe's only. introduces you to the professionals. who are living. the u.s. officials and. control the value of. interest
a pleasure to have you with us. it's r t live from moscow one of the world's largest retailers british supermarket chain tesco is planning to install facial recognition technology to try and improve it and if it ties into strategy privacy campaigners are concerned about the program which identifies customers to targeting them with customized ads based on their age and gender. with investing. so you say it's the day morning i will kid to a shop it is all the usual stuff plus a special camera that scans my face it recognizes that i'm female and age between
thirty and forty five then says that information back to advertises to collate is to establish a pattern of who goes into the shop from now on on thursday mornings customers will be bombarded with ads for shampoo and fashion magazine. if you think about something out of a futuristic movie think again it's what's happening now tesco the u.k.'s biggest supermarket chain is planning to introduce facial scanning technology in its petrol stations with a view to targeting advertising at the demographic that uses the shop most times of day even the c.e.o. of the company that makes the technology says it's like something out of minority reports seemingly not realizing that comparing something to a film about the negative effects of having technology in media everywhere is
a bad thing but tesco defends the practice saying it's not new technology and isn't capable of facial recognition all in the name of advertising customers permission will be sought and privacy campaign is worried it could be the tip of the iceberg with technology improving all the time how long before you're being tracked i don't identify why you pay for your groceries. now by cutting or buying some governments cyber currency bitcoin offers traders almost as much proof a c. is kind of what's proving to be a blessing for users worldwide is simply causing a headache on capitol hill where the senate committee on homeland security and government affairs has held a special hearing on the threat posed by digital currencies even as pretty coins value hits a new high of nine hundred dollars details now it was used on a chicken. from us live foresman officials we heard about all the bad things
related to virtual money we heard that cyber criminals love it drug dealers use it terrorists are looking into it child pornography is bought and sold with virtual money to direct the treasury department's financial crimes of course my network even suggested that the stateless currency may have been created to facilitate illegal activity because it bypasses central banks and government regulations here's what the u.s. secret service said. while digital currencies may provide potential benefits they present real risks for the criminal and terrorist organizations trying to conceal their list of activity and as such digital currencies challenge law enforcement's ability to carry out our responsibilities to enforce the law and suppress criminal activity the chairman of the homeland security and governmental affairs committee asked what congress can do to help the agency's crackdown on what they described in such dark colors the lying force one official said they're good with the existing laws including the patriot act the language of which is broad enough to allow the
agencies to go after the new players in the world of virtual money but they did say they expected the big corners and others providing money exchange services online to report to the u.s. treasury and generally to comply with existing regulations like getting a money transmitter license and so on following the officials testifying in congress where the gentleman from the big foundation the chairman of the committee senator carper questioned them and at the end quote it albert einstein's wife mrs armstrong who approach quite brilliant in her own right and. asked her if she understood her husband's theory of relativity and she allegedly responded i understand the words but not the sentences so with regard to virtual currency it is fair to say the u.s. congress understands the words but not sentences which is true for the public in general bitcoin users are not exactly the average consumer for now in washington
i'm going to check out. and patrick the general counsel for the bitcoin foundation he believes the government should not burden the digital currency with new regulation. if you're operating a big queen service company most likely you fall into an existing regulatory framework if you're building securities around then most likely that use of the protocol will have you regulated by the securities and exchange commission if you're using it as a money service then most likely your money service business those are highly regulated businesses and industries today so there's not a need for new regulation in the space it's just a matter of the service industry around being built up and integrating that into the traditional system so let's see how things turn out whether it's a currency or a payment network or both let's see how. we rushed to create new laws or regulations around this. trillions and trillions of calculations every
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update starting with saudi arabia or at least fourteen people have been killed after the island was hit by severe storms and heavy flooding a local official saying a number of people are missing off the rivers burst their banks flooded homes and even brought down bridges hundreds of people across the island have been now evacuated from that. a manhunt underway for a gunman in shot and critically injured a photographer with a hunting rifle the newspapers head office all the main media offices in paris and being heavily guarded by police its escape from the scene hijacking and forcing the driver to take him to the seans elisei police confirmed it's the same man who attacked a twenty four hour t.v. news channel on friday and no shots were fired but he did threaten not to miss next time. and large demonstrations are expected in the egyptian capital to mark the
second anniversary of mass protests against the military which turned violent and saw the loss of forty two lives as security or forces. across cairo supporters of the ousted president mohamed morsi on the muslim brotherhood are also planning to demonstrate. now death offers a very good opportunity for the living to make a living so he's pretty are all of a found out the only university in europe dedicated to training highly skilled and accomplished undertake. a small town college plan just like any other except for the coffin in the middle of the room that is the students' learning how to undertake is. what i want to work on help people through that is a very difficult time when my grandmother died the funeral directors didn't do a great job and i saw the distress that caused my family this isn't a job it's a calling. the college in north and bavaria is the only one of its kind in
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some rather realistic props also the correct way to measure on build a coffin including those designed to fit the regulations for international travel. and perhaps most importantly a lot of work is done to make sure the students can be sensitive to the needs of a grieving family if a meeting actually here or there we aim to make sure that when someone graded they have the skills to work anywhere or even set up their own enterprise when they leave our gates they're professional funeral directors. which will be welcome news to any of their future customers because you only get one chance to get it right these are all over r t germany. well thanks so much for joining us here in our city today the industrialized world controlled by the money makers max kaiser now asks why do you have to work monday through friday according to somebody else's clock
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