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much anticipation and uncertainty over a potential deal with iran as top diplomats are hoping to get to iran's nuclear program to control. the march of remembrances and activists take to the streets of germany against the growing popularity of not seeing views in the country. that merkel says she wants to have a word with. the e.u. and russia accuse each other of meddling in the country's foreign policy to ensure its cooperation. another leg of its epic journey to sochi plunging to the bottom of the. open space.
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from a studio center in moscow this is r.t. with you twenty four hours a day so there's an air of anxiety in geneva where a long anticipated deal on iran's nuclear program could potentially be signed with foreign diplomats and the iranian delegation optimistic any further details about just what is happening at the moment almost impossible to extract has the details from geneva talks between the p five plus one foreign minister have broken up for a short while at the moment presumably for those foreign ministers to go and get a bite to eat before they go back into these very tense negotiations now we know that they will be reconvening in a short while. foreign minister a little earlier he said. that's being discussed today. consists of three stages
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in his head but he can reassure that potential if we meant which contain public recognition of iran's right to. enrichment all the foreign ministers spoke before going into these grueling negotiations this morning saying that they had similar concerns that there were a number of small but important issues that still needed to be ironed out and that was echoed by russia's deputy foreign minister a little earlier when i spoke to him and he explained to me that one of the main the vital sticking points throughout these negotiations has big. heavy facility in iran which could potentially for weapons grade plutonium but the facts of this deal really is that iran wants to continue enriching uranium for what it calls is for what it calls our civilian. according to any agreement that has come up with today they would have to agree to stop enriching uranium to
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a purity of over five percent in exchange they would get a limited relief from economic sanctions for six months so at the moment we're waiting for these talks as i said to reconvene it's very much up in the air at the moment and it could go either way with the grandmothers and former m i five agent an emotion who's told me earlier that it's important to remember there's more than just nuclear issues at stake here. iran is sitting on top of a huge range of natural resources all and gas and things like that and of course we should not forget that they did about i think getting off a decade ago about beginning to trade some of those resources in europe. and that's where the u.s. battle states began to get very heavy diplomatically against iran and threatened war so this sort of the whole issue around nuclear weapons program real unreal
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seems to be a source smokescreen to try and caroll iran into trade continuing to trade its all in its natural gas in the petro dollar and so sure up the american economy that way . major obstacle to the deal is israel's opposition to any hint of a compromise during the previous round of talks two weeks ago the country apply considerable pressure to influence the positions of france and the u.s. . has more now from jerusalem. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu continues to be as critical as ever he has consistently called this a bad deal he has expressed skepticism over the rainy and statement that they are not intending to build a nuclear bomb and he has also say that the lifting of sanctions does nothing more than merely give them breathing space now this growing statements by the israeli prime minister has seen his relationship with the united states hit an all time low the obama administration has criticized his all or nothing approach as the israeli
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american relationship to tary aides so what we've seen is an increase in the warming of relations between the israelis and the french the french president francois hollande was here in jerusalem earlier this week the two countries spoke of mutual understanding of unbreakable bonds of common history and shared values many saying that netanyahu now sees the french as his new hero and this is of course because of the french criticism against the deal in fact it was the french that maybe credit as having prevented it deal from going through before at the same time there are reports circulating and there has been for quite a few days now that the israelis are working with the saudis behind the scenes that the possibility of a military strike is now back on the cards as this deal is signed off the report suggests that the saudis will give the israelis is space where there is talk of some kind of tactical support that they will give to israeli warplanes if indeed netanyahu follows through with his threats of
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a military strike once this deal is in fact signed off. we spoke to john limbert the former u.s. to produce and secretary of state for iran and he was among the diplomats held hostage during the notorious crisis at the u.s. embassy in tehran more than thirty years ago and believe it is israel will be wrong which is become more. but we've seen i think in the last three or four months since the election of president president rouhani and since some of the statements of the support of the supreme leader is i think a change of direction and a serious change of direction by the israeli friends tell me is within israel itself there's a lot of controversy over the issue of iran and what should israeli what should the israeli stand be and some of the more extreme stands that are coming that coming out which oppose any any deal are creating concern in is a concern in israel
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a lot of people are quite have been criticizing the prime minister look what what. prime minister netanyahu seems to be asking for is not a negotiated deal but in fact an iranian surrender where they are pressured into simply giving giving up well that's that's not a negotiation that's a so that's a surrender and if you get if you do squeeze somebody so hard that they surrender such an it such an agreement simply isn't going to last and will be following the progress of the nuclear talks in geneva throughout the day and night here or there and learned all to dot com and also on our website we'll ask you about the prospects of an agreement so you go that i have you'll say on the issue. thousands of people have spilled out into the streets of many citizen germany to commemorate an anti fascist activists murdered in the early ninety's the government on a crusade against the vs promoted by far right groups want these people of was at the
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event in but in forests. members of the anti fascist group anti far as well as other left wing organizations are marching through central perlin now this is saying i knew all march that takes place to commemorate the brutal murder twenty one years ago of a left wing activist who was stabbed to death in a subway station by members of a right wing used to organize sation now those who have come out steve take part in this march say that the fight against fascism and against naziism is as important now as it ever has being we saw in the past. could make can make the second world war and the treatment of the usual people and of the communists of the professors and we were not to repeat this experience. always good capitalism reason is that we have seen in history that every time we
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have a crisis in society fascism gets a threat to society innocent pashley to those who are punished by the crisis which is the poor the working class the youth migrants who have to flee from trysts in their own countries from war from poverty from hunger. that are coming here demonstrators up on the roof of the building say just behind the demonstration routine it's all going over relatively peacefully a few firecrackers being set off a lot of flares and a lot of of hosh chanting towards their food the the fall rice said this. march has been heavily policed in the past we have seen clashes between ball right groups and the anti fascist organizations the police have been and circling these these marches this year they've also shortened the routes in which they've been taking to keep it limited to a. a two block square area to try and make shoot at they can't be any
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counter-demonstration staged by the far right at those clashes that we have seen in the past can't take place. and german chancellor angela merkel wants to have a word with president putin over ukraine after it pulled out of a free trade deal with the e.u. brussels and moscow traded accusations with each of a.q. zing the other of blackmailing kiev into accepting offers of integration deals with aussies and that she has yes he has more the first and foremost mission of angela merkel according to herself is to persuade the russian leader that the eastern partnership initiative is not directed against russia as some have been fearing this comes just basically hours after pushing himself welcomed the idea of holding a three sided commission between russia ukraine and the european union on how to alleviate potential economic losses we should great may suffer from eventually joining this association deal with the. meanwhile several hundred people are still protesting at teves independence square some of these comments and emotions i
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compiled in my report back to square one for ukraine's politics or kiev central square to be precise in two thousand and four the orange revolution started here at independence square the event which dramatically changed political life in ukraine and set it on a year integration course nine years later the square is filled with people again only this time they are here because their president took a turn around well these protesters have been furious with the decision we have to fight for an independent ukraine we have to fight for tomorrow other people believe ukraine may have in fact dodged a bullet. the decision to suspend the preparation of signing the association agreement and zone of free trade with the e.u. is the only one possible in the current difficult economic situation which we now have in ukraine do you have a delusion that life will be better in the e.u. talk to polish people talk to variants right now the e.u.
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is in a kind of a death spiral the e.u. has little right now to offer training hours after the korean government's decision reports emerged that unocal beach told his lithuanian counterpart in a phone call that russia economically blackmailed ke if out of signing the deal with the european union. i don't know what the ukrainian president was talking about with his lithuanian counterpart maybe we should all scar american friends about that well of saying that ukraine would not enjoy trade benefits with russia if it formed a free trade zone with the e.u. is blackmail how would one describe these statements by european officials i disagree that the agreement could be signed later it would be very difficult because too much risk is involved ukraine has missed a chance to remove the main obstacle in its way through integration with the e.u. . when i heard some dodges found out yesterday that ukraine has suspended not cancelled but suspended negotiations with the e.u.
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and wants to review everything we heard a threat from the e.u. to ukraine all the way up to organizing mass protests this is pressure and blackmail having received no promise of compensation for potential economic damages from aligning with the e.u. kiev wants to create a three party commission with brussels and moscow to find a way to alleviate those losses which suggestion of garbage has merely suspended not council the association strife the opposition meanwhile says it will continue taking people into the streets and demands that the president is impeached alexi russia see reporting from key of in ukraine. a lot he's been gathering expert analysis on how kiev could benefit from signing potential trade pacts and is what we've heard. the opportunity to be part of an absolutely huge free trade zone it's a fantastic idea but the problem we really have is that already the european union model has been deeply compromised by the addition of countries that weren't ready such as belgariad and rumania the european union itself really has to concentrate
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on its own internal economic problems to say that this is a so the way unexpected totally unexpected move is very strange because of course you can quest to balance and see whether it simply has. for example the european union to dictate to greece. or to perl to grow it rather countries and impose a standard and tribes and millions of people losing their jobs. i think that it became clear to the ukrainian president that if you signed their deal he is not going to get anything financially the e.u. so basically office thinks. tangible you know it doesn't offer immediate economic benefits it says that ukraine at some point in the future will have access to the e.u. markets but when will this happen. and on our website we've lined up the five
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reasons why he has decided against further european integration go to want to come to share your thoughts in the comments section. still ahead this the u.s. oil well and truly out those itself forcing through a pair of bills would make protesting extremely expensive and federal regulation a thing of the past that coming up after the break. with ben bernanke to keep interest rates at zero percent is helping to increase america's debt load it's also it's time as the debt bubble pops everyone who is of the debt the bankers include bernanke you get a fee on the size of debt issued they don't make money based on profits and losses they make money based on the size of the debt they issue so in a car is a debt issue a quantitative easing is debt issue getting the job of the donalds put yourself
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into debt that gives fees to the bankers it destroys the economy it destroys society it destroys everything but the fees for the bankers. when the crisis leaves us traces everywhere. empty closed rooms become the norm. children pay for the mistakes of adults. by working in a tobacco field or in a cafe. they are the ones who come back home the last. games are just in their memories. from the greatest highs to extreme after being taken on an historic walk in space
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the sochi twenty fourteen olympic torch is now plunged into the depths of the deepest lake in the world lake baikal in siberia james brown witnessed the dive. you're watching the climax of this very special torch relay out. where the olympic flame is making history and once again it's been lit and passed on the water by a team of three divers and now it's been given to the aptly named by who even without his wings is happily flying with the top of his job is to take it to the shore where it will light up the olympic cauldron. a fitting climax to a spectacular show out of one of russia's most beautiful natural landmarks. protesting could soon become
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a thing of luxury to any drill site in the united states because he had new laws code crafted by the oil lobby aside from forcing demonstrators to shut up five thousand dollars for a rally permit the bill would also excuse the federal government from regulating the fracking industry reports. when romania granted the us giant chevron more than a million acres of land to drill for shale deposits thousands of romanians took to the streets to protest they soon found out there was little they could do to protect their soil. and in holland farmers stood up against chevron to fight fracking to no avail fracking pumps a high pressure cocktail of water sand and chemicals the underground to release shale gas from bedrock environmentalist say it has the potential to trigger earthquakes as well as pollute groundwater and the surrounding countryside the
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problems will show it with shale gas mining in poland is a question of secretiveness and kind of not telling people the real truth about what's going on and not always telling never telling the other side the downside and i discover this to be true with the polish government and poor polish authorities because they are in fact on the side of these big corporations let go of all ski partly shot his documentary drill baby drill in poland he says polish state television refused to baucus that you know normal people. can get the information to fight against these could be corporations and the normal people you know the middle class people their objective is really to protect the land here to protect their place and the chevron. the corporations are here to exploit the land and they're going to leave but the farmers will be here and this is really what the fight is about u.s. energy giants drilled both abroad and at home and congress has been more than helpful to them domestically this week the house of representatives passed
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a bill that would impose a five thousand dollars fee on anyone wishing to stage an official protest against the drilling project. to become law the bill also needs to make its way through the senate before being signed by the president this is. pathetic sad silly by industry to squelch democracy opponents of fracking on both sides of the atlantic or even more fearful about the future of the democratic process as their governments and major corporations negotiate free trade agreements like the one between the u.s. and the e.u. that would effectively enable american companies to bypass european courts and challenge e.u. governments international tribunals whenever they felt that laws in the areas of public health the environment or social protection interfere with their profits and the opponents say it would give transnationals even greater access to their soil and leave the people with a little less say about their land than
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a check on our team. and dr tony juniper one of britain's leading environmentalist tells us they'll be a serious price to pay in the future makes more money for some people in the short term and those people happen to have very powerful leverage over government institutions this is not about whether this is a better energy source or not in an economic sense it's basically a rigged market the environmental costs are not being paid for by the shale gas companies therefore we get a full solution as to this being a cheap energy source when in fact it's only cheap now because we're passing on the costs of it being used into the future for our children and grandchildren indeed we're already beginning to see some of the costs of this kind of energy being used in the in the present and that hurricane that hit the philippines a couple of weeks ago is an example of the kind of extreme weather conditions that we can expect to accompany rapid warming of the misfire. there's been an unusual
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twist in the political career of one israeli critics saying his political program should have landed him in jail for braces and not in the mayoral seat more on the accusations of israel plunging into radicalism. and ambitious plans for three d. printers as medics hope to use the technology for the donor organs mark it started with human hearts the full details on r.t. dot com. the president of afghanistan will on sunday tell a national meeting of elders to put off signing a security deal with the u.s. until halfway through next year washington has put pressure on him and karzai to push through the agreement which would allow american troops to stay on afghan soil beyond twenty fourteen but he's been digging in his heels. should only be agreed after next year's presidential elections and antiwar activist says karzai has to carry out a tough balancing act. olders assembly is largely hand picked i mean they're not
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supposed to make their decision until sunday but i think it's very likely that they will approve signing the deal although we don't know that with certainty anything could happen but just think of it if you would what the united states is proposing is that the united states will maintain military bases and soldiers in afghanistan for a quarter of a century twenty twenty four is almost a quarter of a century after the two thousand and one invasion this is a clear instance of a colonial relationship where the united states invades an occupier as a country uses various pretexts and then maintains military bases so that ultimately whoever is the government after karzai the us will be determine are the real power in afghanistan. as a more global headlines and a world of. the broken out in the turkish capital between riot police and protesters angry a plan changes to the education system security forces dispersed demonstrators using tear gas and water. runs to close
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a type of education institution students for high school exams say it will replace them with private school and typically cost more money. thousands of people have rallied in the spanish capital to denounce the latest round of us thirty measures and also came out against a proposed new law that would find citizens for taking part in an authorised protests and insulting police officers and insulation demonstrating outside parliament without permission would result in a six hundred thousand euro fine. and a twin bomb attack in the north of iraq is enough to run fifteen people dead in schools more injured and exposed is rigged by a suicide bomber struck at a shia mosque in a restive town sectarian violence has been escalating in iraq in recent months making this the deadliest year since two thousand and eight with over seven thousand victims. well to cover the rising bloodshed in iraq we've launched
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a special project together with the website iraq body count and that web addresses at the bottom of your screen month by month it recounts the attacks of twenty thirteen along with details and victim numbers. please please please. please please. please. please. the news continues in just over half an hour from now here not in the mean time not be mounting pays tribute to president john f. kennedy fifty years after his assassination in dallas texas breaking the set is
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next. and my research i randomly came across a sad statistic according to the center for the constitution only twenty eight percent of americans have actually read the constitution although the overwhelming majority claimed that they understood some of it and now we see why the constitution especially the bill of rights are getting whittled away the average person doesn't really know what their sacred covenant with the government actually says which means the government can get away with reinterpreting the agreement to suit their needs and not yours because no one is the wiser but if you think i'm going to say we have rich american how dare you then you are wrong the problem is that any kind of philosophy or ideology or just even asking why seems to be getting
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out of favor in educational systems all over the western world and beyond i mean shouldn't the average american be taught in school about you know america and like the constitution and capitalism how can a society advocate praise or. the friend values they don't have any idea about please let's get the stuff back into the educational system but that's just my opinion. again if we you take out your personal example off the government topping your phones and you know you see them later on to me years later you know some governments cannot afford to do that only you know again some prominent journalism homes are getting some has a status i remember thinking at the time i discovered all this if they were tapping my phone for this ocean in consequential. nation demonstrating typing thousands of telephones here and not.
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least be told language. programs and documentaries in arabic it's all here almost all t.v. reporting from the world talks about specific c.o.r.p. interviews intriguing story to tell you. the choice arabic to find out more visit arabic don't know it's called. the the. popular friday people on abbey martin and this is breaking the sides all looks like big brother isn't reared its ugly head again this time in oakland again this tuesday open city council approved a resolution to go for the creation of
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a domain awareness center what's that sounds innocent enough but in reality the center would be a surveillance hub for oakland police line them to monitor the city's video cameras gunshot attackers and license plate readers being from oakland and experience. in firsthand the brutality from the police against peaceful protesters let's just say that oakland residents aren't going to let this happen without putting up a fight in fact the issue has been so contentious among the people that tuesday's city council meeting had to be cleared out by police after protesters continually shouted down the council members discussing the bill now the city council has to find a new contractor to help build the center because their original company science apply applications international has deep ties of the nuclear weapons industry which is against oakland city law so not only is oakland potentially violating the fourth amendment rights by creating the hub in the first place but the city council can't even abide by its own city logs of course city officials maintain that the center would only be used in times of emergency such as major fires and earthquakes
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but many activists have a more realistic perspective and see oakland's awareness center as a pilot program for the creation of surveillance hubs in other cities across the country and based on the never ending revelations surrounding the national peeping tom agency i tend to agree with them now let's break this that. the that. it was a. very hard to take a. look at that or had sex with the target there really. believe. it was.


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