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am. i am. washington glass or russia for its anti aircraft mess also applies to syria but backs the end of the e.u. arms back and that paves the way for direct legal age to rebel forces. tracking terror suspects the cia rendition flights mapped out by british academics or shed light on america's secret overseas of prisons. and was a welcome in space of three new crew members arrive at the international space station dorothy was among there you see them all from the by canoe cosmodrome.
a very warm welcome to you if you've just joined us here on our t.v. along with me to bomb would say from my headquarters in moscow. right there washington has welcomed the lifting of the arms involved are in syria in support of the opposition but has criticized russia's planned delivery of and to aircraft and missiles to damascus moscow says of the as three hundred systems will all help detail foreign intervention and seize the engine of the e.u. weapons ban as damaging to syria peace efforts now the movement led by the u.k. and france has not opened the floodgates for weapons to flow to the syrian rebels twenty five member states opposes saying it would only add fuel to the conflict they say arms could easily reach extremist groups of fighting in the ranks of the opposition parties marrying up what has the details. the united states is showing no concern over the expiration of the e.u. arms embargo on syria which is set to lapse in the coming days the deputy
spokesperson for the state department patrick says that washington welcomes this step because it would give greater flexibility of specific e.u. member states to support the opposition as they see fit now of course that greater flexibility means that countries like britain and france will be able to ship arms and ammunition to to the opposition groups in syria which would then use possibly in an effort to overthrow the government and even went on to say easing the e.u. arms embargo sends a message to syrian president bashar al assad that support for the opposition will only increase but the u.n. meanwhile is sending its own messages of double standard let's remember that washington has been fiercely critical of russia's transfer of anti-aircraft aircraft missiles to the assad government now while moscow's maintained that it has been fulfilling defense weapons contracts that were signed long ago with syria washington believes that it's wrong for for moscow to fulfill any contracts because
civil war is taking place there and whatever contracts russia is fulfilling could be used to inflame the conflict taking place there but yet now the u.s. is welcoming possible flow of arms to the syrian rebels with this e.u. arms embargo on syria expiring now it's also worth noting that just a few weeks ago u.s. secretary of state john kerry was in moscow he traveled there and pledged to the u.s. will work closely with russia and the bloodshed in syria kerry and foreign minister sergey lavrov and sergey lavrov underscored their commitment to the communique signed in june. which calls for a transitional government to be established in syria that includes both sides but how can the international community get to the point if european union members with the. support of the u.s. are now considering to actually flood syria with even more arms experts believe
that our being the syrian rebels will ignite an arms freeze in that country and so far according to the un the conflict there has claimed the lives of more than eighty thousand people and if more weapons flow into the country to arm the syrian rebels this crisis because of it could of course be exacerbated even further. fears of an upsurge in killings in syria if fresh supplies reach of the rebels are based on what's been happening in the conflict zone over the past two years let's take a look at that syrian activists have been monitoring surges in violence which appear to be correlated to an influx of arms of from abroad now according to figures casualties rose sharply after the first shipment from qatar reportedly arriving in twenty jobs now if you look at the graph that increase actually goes quite shaab more when more advanced. delivered
a few months later london bay's argy contribute to action read tons of believes that the syrian rebels have no interest in peace. the european union leaders over the past few days are saying the e.u. is a peaceful organization i think many diplomats around the world have given up on that what we need now maybe is ban ki-moon of the united nations to get the united nations is a place for peace because this is obviously england and france to p. doing the supposedly american russian plan for june geneva talks the six days of talks in istanbul among the opposition groups seem to be failing disastrously as if you were in a room with the witches in georgia savva general salim idriss. already said he's disappointed it's not going far enough the you should be shipping off their weapons right now forget about the friday deadline no i think the opposition is. divided i'm hearing that anyway they were going to come to the talks. are they
interested in any kind of peace are they interested in carving out bits of syria in ways that there are proxy leaders saudi arabia and qatar are more interested in. he's winning the battle for syria now that the arms embargo is set to expire that was one of the questions subjected to heated debate i don't cross our program is a quick snapshot. it is a mood of truth in which the european union union finally lifted its arms embargo on the opposition we have john mccain visiting syria over the weekend meeting with opposition forces and received an alignment of forces in the worst in the year period with turkey that there is a plan if the pie the notion of pressure perhaps that will bring the final regime franklin will finally before the reign of the lot that's not at all well for the democratic you guys are all what happen in brussels there was no vote to council sanctions the sanctions are still in place and they're going to be until midnight
on friday what they didn't have the votes to do what the british and the americans and certain other of their allies italy wanted to do were taken a firm of of of act to lift the sanctions. that didn't happen so now they're going to die it's actually a defeat for the british particularly. moscow once iran one of the key players in the syrian peace process to join the proposed talks in geneva despite reservation from france and the u.s. the sister on hasen international gathering on syria and the bringing dozens of other states together in search of a political solution to the conflict but as an iranian journalist arrests collaborates there as a not everyone is interested in a peaceful outcome. forty countries are going to attend and notable notably saudi arabia and turkey and also all the regional countries to look for ways
to solve the problem peacefully and amicably and the other side the west basically is saying one thing they want pressure all assad gone. and they call that they call themselves friends of syria and then they go ahead and they arm the opposition that cannot even come together and unite and by this is a very dangerous process iran is saying there should be an end to the bloodshed and then after that there should be an interim government actually iran even is not saying that bashar assad should stay or should go that is for syrian people to decide and not through weapons through ballots through vote. and you'll find online that archie comic just told while the year was the will go in syria the pentagon says it plans a range of military options including a none no fly zone a as well as on me the opposition flight.
today violence is once again flared up. these are the images the world has been seeing from the streets of canada. showing corporations rule the day. the u.s. government's transfer of war on terror prisoners to overseas detention centers has been subjected to too much speculation but now british researchers i will to shine a light on some of the so-called cia black sites by compiling a comprehensive database does alexia show skin show you how to access that information and talk to one of the creators of the project. written dition revealed from now on you can learn exactly how the cia has been secretly transferring its
war on terror detainees across the globe on civic and military aircraft something better known as the rendition program researchers from britain scan university and kingston university have compiled an extensive flights database by going to their indiction project dot gov dot u.k. you can see a detailed graph of more than eleven thousand cia flights performed from two thousand and one to two thousand and six not all of them have been confirmed to have had detainees on board some of those which are marked in blue are described as dummy flights there are also flights which were labeled as highly suspicious meaning there is no substantial evidence that they were transporting suspected terrorists in certain cases there were website designers have ample proof of detainees travel the full route is described on the map like this one of the suspected al qaeda come attend a diver who has been locked up in guantanamo for a decade without any charges we can see on the map how he was transported from thailand where he spent eight months in detention after being called to the united arab emirates and then to poland almost a year later he was shifted to guantanamo in that year he spent at the cia black
sites in poland abu zubaida claims he was water boarded eighty three times but how exactly do the masterminds of this project gather the information and what goals they're trying to pursue we'll find out with one of the masterminds of the project mistruth blakeley from the camp university in england many thanks truth for joining us here on my first question would be how exactly you are gathering information on these flights and where did you find to manage all the data. ok most of the information that we have was already in the public domain but was quite frank mentored so we've worked closely with a number of human rights organizations and human rights investigators to bring all of that information so it comes from freedom of information requests and some of it comes from investigative investigations into particular cases including the need will proceed in this on behalf of some of that is how. we've relied very heavily on the work of the u.k. legal action charity reprieve which has represented some of the men who are still
held in guantanamo bay without charge or trial. what is the point of all this project what are you trying to achieve and what message are you trying to send out . a main aim was to try and match the global rendition system to try and provide as comprehensive a picture as possible of how iran doesn't have rendition took place which countries were involved and how the cia managed to hide individuals in their system as a chance brought in from around the world to hold them in prisons where they could be tortured and interrogated and our purpose therefore is to shed as much light as possible on the system with a view to assisting human rights investigators and human rights lawyers to defend the rights of those people who are victims of these processes thank you so much mr blakeley this was a likely from kent university now the database currently holds more than eleven thousand flights information about them and the masterminds of the website are asking anyone who has any valuable information on these flights to contribute. so
to come on the program monsanto messner now allegations that the genetically modified trying to hide affiliates of an infamous u.s. security firm resurfaces one in worldwide protests against its products. believe her i'll be honest as a doctor with the international space station if you visit like you know blast off you can see it again in just a few minutes. reports that further welfare cuts back on the table have sent shivers across britain the country is already bearing the burden of biting austerity measures as the government struggles to tackle its budget deficit the work and pensions secretary has allegedly volunteered to slash his department's spendings now in duncan smith is reported to have personally contacted the home secretary and defense secretary to offer the
departments of the three billion pounds he plans to save is proposing to restrict housing benefit for under twenty five's and limit state payment to families with more than two children this is according to the u.k.'s daily telegraph treasury chief george osborne is facing tough choices with austerity program as alex stephenson from politics dot com dot u.k. explains. painful for the many millions of british people who claim benefits of course they'll be cheered up because well frankly the liberal democrats the conservatives here are in coalition with simply won't buy it but he suspicion that there are a benefit scroungers out there who are messing around with the state and taking the you know the earnings the hard working taxpayers it's very very politically sensitive it's difficult to see where george response going to make the spending cuts from because so many government departments ringfence there's not going to be
you know the politicians committed say ok we're not going to cut any more from this there's not actually that many government departments left there will have to be cuts and the home office which contains the policing and security budgets that's where the money comes from is one of the vulnerable departments it was going to happen and you have to ask yourself could they could they really have done more meanwhile skyrocketing youth unemployment is becoming the greatest concern for the you came as well as other european nations the e.u. leaders in the alerts over the entire generation which they fear will never find jobs over seven point five million young people in europe are out of work study or in training are met some of those on a desperate hunt for jobs. well i've been trying for a while now pretty much every day just humming seabees the rounds going on the computer for a couple of hours a day trying to get anything because i want
a job because i want to be able to look you know i'm earning this money in which case you know no one does kind of knock me down every time i kind of go and think i really would actually like to do this and i've got this interview and. i go i email or a phone call saying sorry i don't have a job. it's madonna hey i just know she had a chip they could see in the window yes one hundred thousand right so i'm willing to travel as far as i can. for something that's going to get me the money i need to live i was swimming if you hadn't dropped vacancies in the republic for you for your c.v. then you should yes and say like some places my c.v. probably hasn't actually been seeing if i'm going to get someone for a job that they know ten times but they're going to give it to the first time they see jennifer nash the college paper six months ago she's one of almost a million meet in the u.k.
not in employment education or training i kind of always know it be difficult but i didn't really think i would be out of work this little opposition labor party says the number of jobless young people has almost tripled since the coalition came to power in a bid to combat use on employment the government launched its huge contract a one billion pounds scheme to provide new opportunities to eighteen to twenty four year olds but it hasn't helped i know that john and sons i shed loads of see the. applications and you know i know from person experiences lot what's wrong with this well of young people trying and failing to make it on to the job ladder has led to talk of a generation lost to austerity not just in britain but in the whole of recession hit europe and. resident of the year b. in central bank has even called on governments to tackle the issues before it leads to social unrest or youth unemployment is one of the biggest problems facing britain right now we have nine hundred fifty eight thousand young people unemployed
that's one in five out of work for more than a year when you are young you will earn less for the rest of your life your family . will probably suffer your community will suffer i knew well being will. you know is pretty much crushed can you imagine applying for jobs every day and getting rejected what that does to your self-esteem for your confidence be yourself young people who forked out thousands of pounds for a degree of finding the reality of recession hit britain a bitter pill to swallow i feel the fact though i've gone to university i've gained an internship so i shouldn't really be in this position i might die i've done everything society's told me to. i'm still finding the very thing to find employment to me personally it's the applications where you don't even get responses which show that the most depressing and you end up having to try to solve
your own rejection it's very scary because at this time of year and a new bunch of graduates is going to hit the job market so that particularly worries me as i'm going to be competing move even more people in the mumps i do feel like i'm kind of stuck at the moment is not really much i can do other than what i'm already tense trying to our agenda and others and britain's lost generation the outlook has never been so uncertain. something will turn up i'm a great believer in but. hopefully polyploid him. you can also head to our website for more news as the suburbs spies a save china twenty years as a with the research the pentagon is up in arms over how cleaving acquired dozens of cutting edge designs for american weapons system. so legal
high in colorado where with the u.s. state of legalizing marijuana all this and much more had to r.t. dot. jimbo sued the giant of one sumter has apparently been preparing to answer its critics a with the help of big time security organizations recent wave of global rallies against the corporations genetically modified products have followed allegations that one son to has hired blackwater affiliates to come to the protests artie's gannett she has more. people who work with monsanto what this building certainly know about the worldwide protests over the weekend against their company this global march against the giant producer of genetically modified seeds brought together thousands of people in fifty two countries in four hundred thirty six cities including right here in washington d.c. but there are allegations that monsanto is doing more than just following the news
the nation magazine reports that the company hired before him to collect intelligence on anti monsanto activists the swellest to infiltrate their ranks the firm that they hired belongs to the same person who owns the infamous security contractor previously known as blackwater blackwater has been in hot water after a number of scandals including the unprovoked killing to the rocky civilians in two thousand and seven you know order to recover to rebrand from bad rap blackwater has changed its name several times and created a web of more than thirty shell companies or subsidiaries and continued to getting lucrative contracts despite being under intense criticism for reckless conduct so monsanto hired one of those companies called total intelligence solutions which belongs to blackwater's owner and founder erik prince monsanto says they did nothing wrong by having higher total intelligence solutions which quote provided monsanto security group with reports about it and exhibit a for groups that could pose a risk to the company its personnel and its global operations end of quote monsanto
denies having the program blackwater's possible infiltration into the anti-male center works but according to documents secured by the nation magazine jeremy scahill monsanto was willing to pay a sizable sum up to five hundred thousand dollars for black border agents to infiltrate and time on central organisations this report once again raised the question to what lengths is the g.m.o. giant ready to go to secure its operations especially now with marches all across the globe demanding that the companies stop flooding their markets with genetically modified products. they say the least a company can do is to label the products that contain a g.m.o. so that people with least know what they're eating last week the u.s. senate overwhelmingly rejected a bill that would allow states to require labeling of genetic genetically modified foods so it appears when it comes to laws and regulations monsanto with its army of lobbyists has won the battle on capitol hill now what tactics if any it has used
against anti-male sent to activists with the help of the company related to the new taurus private mercenary army that is yet to be uncovered in washington i'm going to check on. now some other news making headlines around the world. that. the. right watching looking at as a cargo train hit before do raining and exploding setting the surrounding buildings ablaze in the u.s. state of maryland only the truck a driver sustained injuries in the accident this is a third major derailment in the u.s. this month alone with two previous ones injuring nearly one hundred people. thousands of protesting students in murdered children kept the doors on the algo have once again a face a riot police the crowds are calling for education reforms are ripped down
barricades and bombarded please with paint bombs over the quality of the country's police has been simmering for months as demonstrators demonstrations commonplace intially. lebanon's government has ordered tanks into tripoli in an attempt to do question violence between pro us southern pro syrian rebel protestors this comes after the country's his blood shiva pledge allegiance and a victory to bashar assad called violence as blunt in tripoli when a syrian forces led an attack on a rebel controlled border cities. prior to another successful arrival for the eye and says crew and the capsule just in case you missed the last of you can catch it right here with our very own rory sushi who was at the launch. we can now feel there's a vibration underneath our feet and here comes the launch right now.
like you know it's coming. and they go the three man crew up to the i.s.a.'s another flawless soyuz launch a from the baikonur cosmodrome on the cassock step the three man crew with american karen nyberg this a second time heading up to the i assess at the new comer a look up at me dano the italian from the european space agency his first adventure up to the opening space lab and the whole crew being commanded by the russian soyuz come on the field to your chief and now they're going to be heading up there in fact they approach but they reach all that unless the nine minutes talk about going far beyond any speed of supersonic that is going to be what they call the fost
track that is a full obit ring around then a six hour flight straight to docking with the other three crewmembers at the international space station for the next six months they'll be conducting on approximately one hundred and fifty experiments a ranging from issues to do with the bio fuel and clean energy they called maintenance to do as well numerous speaks wall space walks are included in it this team for the international space station it has been an absolute privilege and honor covering this live for at sea you know i am i'm a middle aged man and yet right now i'm a seven year old boy what showing a child a dream come to fruition right in front of my eyes has been moving stuff thrilling exciting and i think i can speak for everybody adults and all of those people here at the baikonur cosmodrome when you wish the crew of the i assess mission thirty six thirty seven we wish them bon voyage godspeed and good luck. good luck indeed up negs a cutting answer the mainstream headlines that's breaking the set in
a few minutes. engulfing the neighborhood syria's civil war is right across the border into lebanon hezbollah defiantly promises victory over sides enemies indeed it would appear has fallen into red intend to steadfastly stand by their ally in damascus the taking of sides is all but complete and the stakes for the entire middle east couldn't be higher.
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all very sort of person looking at the. worst you're going through the white house or the. radio guy and all of a minestrone cause they don't want to look for a politician because you've never seen anything like this i'm told. it's up guys i'm out in martin and this is breaking the set what seems at the story about the murder of a british soldier on a busy london street just keeps getting weirder and weirder see over the weekend abouta saba childhood friend of the murder suspect gave an exclusive interview to b.b.c. is newsnight and in it he gave some startling revelations and salva claims that the british intelligence.