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deadly divisions in egypt at least forty two people are killed in cairo at a muslim brotherhood rally with the army denying its fired shots and blaming terrorist amid fears that the country could slide into violence and chaos. in baghdad with the germans and i say whistleblower edward snowden claims american intelligence has been working hand in glove with berlin and its secret surveillance program. and mali gears up for its post-war presidential election and fears that the fragile security situation could collapse back into chaos we report from inside the west african nation struggling to return to normality.
this is r.t. coming to you live from the russian capital i'm marina joshie welcome to the program egypt find itself on the brink of chaos at least forty people have died during a mass sit in and support of the ousted president mohamed morsi the muslim brotherhood claims security forces used live rounds and tear gas against the crowd during dawn prayers outside the republican guard headquarters but the military blames the gunfire on terrorists are just fall asleep or has the details from cairo the situation here in egypt is deteriorating and deteriorating phosgene time at nasa city with these clashes happened is. the whole area and as a result ambulances are unable to reach the injured inside we are hearing that a makeshift hospital has been set up eyewitnesses there saying that bodies are literally being laid out on the ground doctors also telling us that many of the
people have been shot in either the chest over hate and many of them have actually been fired at from behind now among the date is at least one woman and five children including a six month old baby these reports to correlate with what we're hearing from the muslim brotherhood who says that it was holding peaceful dawn praise it was holding a peaceful sitting in front of the military barracks where it is believed that president morsy is being held when the group was suddenly fired on by the army and as a result the brotherhood is calling for an uprising it says that this is a massacre it is calling for international intervention to prevent the situation here in egypt from descending to quote in another syria the army has a different version of events they say that protesters stormed the barracks and that armed gunmen and to quote the military terrorists took aim either way certainly live ammunition was used a lot of tear gas and a deadly fatality this that just keeps climbing rough is that the situation we're
escalate either into martial law into some kind of civil war or possibly both both sides now are calling for the protesters to come to the streets we're keeping an eye on this we are concerned that they will be mass demonstrations again today we're hearing from the al-noor party which is the second largest islamised party they have withdrawn from negotiations in light of these killings and this is this is posed a huge setback for the interim president who's been struggling for days to try and create some kind of interim government to manage this country so against this growing violence and this growing anger on the street you have an interim government that simply unable to even establish itself forty percent of this country lives below the breadline which is some three dollars a day one of the biggest criticisms against morsi is that he spent his first year in office consolidating his own. while they've been trying to address the economy and improve the daily lives of people living here and city this is going to have to be one of the issues that this new interim government if it's if it created addresses those who can have long since left trading cairo for quite
a shores it's lived this real estate broker panicked her job is finding homes for those with cash to pay up front but now she's thinking of closing up shop because business has never been this bad this sort of when you want to launch a new project in real estate everything is put on the whole it stops foreign buyers don't want to come and invest in egypt lack of security lack of parliament lack of in stable government so. we do nothing but just help the way economists say it's no surprise president morsi was overthrown he spent his first year in office tightening his grip on power rather than trying to rescue the country's floundering economy food prices have rocketed the country cannot pay off its debts to major oil companies and forty percent of egyptians live below the poverty line on less than three dollars a day on top of that major international investors have pulled out and sold their assets the safest decision in
a repartee deteriorating environment for the foreseeable future it looks like egypt will have a government that again is unable to as to policy and as a result unable to provide investors with the confidence that they would need to begin to sing it but here in tokyo square protesters are not sorry the western giants are leaving just how much i owe i think i already have made to this car leasing businessmen tells us he's fed up. before morsi was ousted we're begging for the i.m.f. loan of about four point seven billion dollars a year now we don't want it when all is businessman collectively decided to support the egyptian economy and one day we collected over fifteen billion dollars in donations were a large economy we can. rely on ourselves but the facts tell a different story for each day these demonstrations continue the egyptian economy is forced to cough up another one billion dollars the ripple effect is more in
security in a way the unstable region if there's anyone benefiting from these revolutions it's people right here in tahrir square you can pick up whatever souvenirs ok mix you want from slacks to posters to key rings and even a coin code. maggy muslim id he used to work as a sales agent but his company was forced to shut down after mubarak was all stood for two years this has been his office the same spot on to his square business isn't brilliant but at least he can put food on the table. i couldn't find a job but after the revolution i came here so i could make a living i have children and i just want to move. the egyptian flag is waved to both the pro and us it's about the only thing common between the two camps threatening to take egypt apart but if things don't improve soon the financial lifeblood of the country will be completely drained and whichever flag waving group eventually prevails may find very mishal to celebrate policy r t.
r d's bell troops also in egypt found out exactly what's motivating morsi supporters to stand up to the army. a lot of people are saying that it was a popular will the first time and morsi out of office what is your reaction to that actually. first of all i want to say that i am one of the people who went out and just really in general critical of the overall mood and we believe that what is happening right now is to get mubarak again and very humid i are parts of it in five elections among the last thirty months and we want to proceed with the democratic way over ruling this. and now we are being isolated by the military the military is trying to live a big portion of the egyptian population they don't want to hear our voice they are
closing t.v. the t.v. stations and they are arresting people without anything we don't have a fusion that most of the people has approved only six months ago. belcher also made her way to protest her sit in at nasr city a district of cairo you can follow on twitter for the latest updates from there and she managed to speak to some eyewitnesses of the events who described how they were targeted was live ammunition and how they skate. so they have some muslim brotherhood has called for a revolt against the army and the wake of downed lee clashes cairo based political activist ahmed mccabe says there is now real danger of civil war and that both sides are to blame both the needed ship of the muslim brotherhood and the military leadership must take responsibility for the continuous escalation and not for reaching a resolution and also we have to understand that. even if the muslim brotherhood
were trying to attack the military compound the military personnel should only deal with those who are attacking them there were forty two people among which women and children and three hundred twenty two casualties i do not understand why that the minute that he opened fire and then the people just like that that is a very key critical question that would put the military into a crisis and this is a very serious issue because that m.f. occasions are extremely dire if this continues to be the case and more incidents like this i hope egypt does not become another of judea or c.d.o. . while we are extensively covering the events in egypt on our website so go online to r.t. dot com for the latest updates pictures and alice's. now the u.s. national security agency isn't bad with germany and other western states when it comes to cooperating in the worldwide surveillance and that's the latest bombshell
and the german media for a whistleblower on the run added snowden it emerged during an interview he gave before fleeing to hong kong. well snowden says as agencies work together with no questions asked concealing their sources to protect top level politicians from public backlash these statements appear to contradict what the german chancellor said about u.s. snooping practices angle merkel earlier slammed the n.s.a. as cold war tactics adding that spawning on france is unacceptable germany's intelligence chief also insisted he knew nothing about the widespread surveillance carried out by the n.s.a. libertarian activist aaron conic says politicians have lie to their citizens and need to be held accountable. politicians and honesty that's an oxymoron that's a contradiction. we all know that it's a lie it's all be part of the jaw they lie you fall the elections and they don't
keep their promises soft about things that's not a big surprise one thing i hope is that the germans hind the lead learn that the state is not of the children we have to grown up we have to take that business and own land so you know in a country while this was a house we have to understand we have the own nose and the government is nothing more than to sit at your management can you imagine the management that hey and if you hire by yourself of the oh i think she starts out i think they have done the very bad job and they don't deserve to be management anymore. and those revelations of american spy on european citizens have cast a shadow over an ambitious deal to revitalize transatlantic trade. washington and brussels are honoring the world's biggest free trade pact scene as in africa to seize the momentum from emerging economies which continue to show one president a growth more in debt just ahead here on our team. like saying the top seed
being well when in tough economic times and peace can be a delight for ten thousand pound pay rise. bad news for british taxpayers but good news for the country's politicians who are in line for a have to pay rise all the details on that just ahead. you know sometimes you see a story and it's. so you think you understand it and then you glimpse something else you hear or see some other part of it and realize that everything you thought you knew you don't. charge is
a big picture. issues . that you take three months for three. three. three. two three. old freeboard video for your media project free media are t.v. dot com. welcome back this is r t coming to live from moscow a presidential election campaign has kicked off in post-war mali the west african nation is struggling to return to cause order after an islamist occupation and a political crisis the transitional government has lifted the state of emergency in
place since january gave sweeping powers to the army during the french intervention to drive militant forces out of the country's north thousands of un peacekeepers will be helping to maintain security join a vote set for july the twenty eighth france will be withdrawing most of its troops by the end of the year manny fear of mali is not ready for an election at a time when the around half a million people are displaced and peace is still very fragile are just moreas and met some of the people trying to get their lives back on track after being uprooted by the war. these people from a small village to the west of mali's capital may be muslim. but they also have their very own traditional beliefs stretching back to ration is using nuts to help predict the future and influence the weather well look at the table and it's people like these who helped form africa's unique and diverse cultures but it's exactly
these types who would have been a trieste of an isolation had the militants who took control of mali's north in the name of radical islam also swept aside the authorities here. have a lot bar they say they are not muslims i don't like these people and other spiritual groups they think the same way if they find us they'll kill us that. french troops intervened in northern mali in january as the insurgency made a push towards the capital two months later paris proclaimed the north liberated but for some followers of traditional islam that was already too late. twenty three year old silly man from the gal region claims al qaeda linked fighters chopped off his right hand and left food after he a father three and a muslim who prays several times a day refused to join their ranks and. they brought the chair to a square in the center of gower they tied me up they gave me an injection and put
a bandage here brought a knife like this and cut it. however some people from solomon's village claim has a speech which the radicals punish him for wonder shari'a law they imposed or do so we're against their opinion they don't consider the muslim they have their own interests and are aware of what that travelling to was the north we met no one who sympathizes with the insurgents and their rigid religious themes and that even goes for the next generation you want to fight against them why are they bad bad all of them lot of lalan yes they are bad bad for our country. but when those ringers of shari'a law to call to the north a significant number of mali is either join them or help them. some suggest by they while it's militants have capitalized on widespread poverty while others have been
drawn in by they slogans the disc is incomplete now many people who join the radicals understood they were mistaken and they've joined the side of the mali an army to fight against those people are going to be i you guys are afraid that these people will come back. you know they will not come back. ok or why they will never come back here. because mali and france now here. that's france is drawing much of its military and the very people paris claims to have driven out still appeared to be very much around. the same groups that. claimed responsibility for a terror attack on a french strong uranium facility in neighboring new share while the very factors that allowed to their rise in the north. a feeling of injustice and general frustration very much evident.
in the legal matter it makes. waste. of research and i don't. know when can restart the thing that is the missing link to fate richard otieno from mali. let's now take a glimpse at what our online team of god for you today wondering dirty money using clean energy italian mafia is ramping up its investments and wind farms to greenwash its illicit cash and benefit from subsidies so how do you argue took on to find out more. and a billion defanged dollars down the drain as u.s. missile interceptor show they are not up to the task of stopping ballistic rockets find out why it's been a frustrating five years for american missile the fans project
a work on our website r t the. united states and the european union are set to hammer out a major economic pact which could create the world's largest free trade zone the deal will certainly have global implications but there are conflicting opinions on which countries will actually emerges winners are december farmer has been investigating the potential repercussions. so on the face of it this trade deal sounds like a win win situation for the u.s. and the e.u. it would simplify trade regulations between the two and doing business across the atlantic would become easier and some experts predict their economies would each enjoy a one hundred billion dollars boost every year as a result so it sounds like a no brainer but it would also create loses within the e.u. economists warn trade between e.u. countries would shrink as american products gain a foothold in the u.k. and germany would benefit overall according to the ifo institute
a think tank based in munich france wouldn't gain much luxemburg would actually lose out but winners and losers would also emerge on the global stage chile and mexico rely heavily on the u.s. market but could be edged out by european competition other countries which might suffer a similar fate of canada australia and japan while west african nations supplying europe could find themselves unable to compete with american products creating the world's biggest trade bloc will reap economic benefits as a rule for the u.s. and e.u. but it will also redraw the economic map on an international level and that won't help everyone however there is still a long way to go before it becomes a reality hammering out a deal will not be straight forward with many differences on hundreds of issues to be settled on either side of the atlantic agriculture is one such hurdle the u.s. and e.u. have had epic trade battles over all mon treaty they use to genetically modified
organisms reaching an agreement what can and can't be sold will be difficult is the same case for the car industry america and europe have different safety regulations and the question is can they find enough common ground so there are complicated issues to resolve although it is hoped some form of agreement can be reached by the end of twenty forty. now the free trade talks between the u.s. and e.u. come at a time when western economic leadership as facing a tough challenge from emerging markets financial analyst patrick young earlier told my colleague kevin allen that the pact could bring major benefits big free trade agreement between two huge trading superpowers will be good for the world it will help create jobs through white the planet earth and how is he going to tip the balance in recent years we've seen it's the emerging economies that have been doing best and coming out is that going to change and is going to tip the balance in any
shape or form it's not going to fundamentally the wonderful benefit of free trading emerging nations that have been coming up throughout the world however it is an incredible opportunity for the frankly currently all full european union predicament canonically to manage to fight back it gives these to establish part blocks an opportunity to continue their own growth path but obviously the whole point about these sorts of free trade agreements size is their grip on the idea of creating a global free trade and a faster growth rate for everybody the emerging nations of the world they're the benchmarks and hard to do exports right now if they're going to continue to grow whether this free trade agreement happens or not the problem is for usa and particularly for europe they are looking at going backwards in the world if they don't manage to come together and do a free trade agreement there are obviously a lot of vested interests here which is going to make it very difficult to deliver
a deal but ultimately the president of the united states of america and the european union cannot afford in the current economic circumstance where their lunch is being eaten by the emerging east not to come up with a do. now let's take a look at some other stories from around the world in southeast india two story building has collapsed killing twelve people sixteen are injured and more are believed to be trapped under the rubble of the city wide hotel local authorities have recently warned that several buildings in the area were unsafe but the hotel itself had been given the all clear. forecast service have gathered once again in media's capital tripoli voicing anger against the growing influence of mercenary groups paid by the state they want the government to disband the militias and create a legitimate army and police force this comes after more deadly clashes last week between two armed groups in the south of the capital. and u.s.
officials say the boring triple seven which crashed at san francisco airport on saturday was flying too slow the crew tried to abort the landing just seconds before the jet slammed into a seawall just short of the wrong way killing two passengers five people are still in critical condition and a dozen have yet to regain consciousness. now was britain in the grip of harshest charity cuts plans to raise politicians' salaries couldn't be coming at a worse time the move has angered taxpayers and looks set to further erode public trust in m.p.'s as artists are firth has been finding out. my theme a topsy turvy world when in tough economic times and peace can be in line for ten thousand pound pay rise in the body the salaries will be things that who are the sure but as with so many things like this oh inflation here in the small to the
story. that was politicians from the prime minister down make bluster and prick lamed over any pay rise it's not actually a choice the decision is down to independent body he decides how pay should be set and it says chairman has criticised the party leaders for voicing their opposition prior to an m.p. set their own pay and well we all know how that ended up as members of parliament with. you know. different independent body. as well but m.p.'s salaries are already now far more than double the average so what do the british public have to say about it will their responses when quite what you might think anyone should be and i should be paid for. it stops are kind of things where. anything will. work and the job should be.
you know extracurricular activities. in the current climate. as well is that if. there's more people using food banks. in british history. quite understandably than there mention of a pay rise the politician has provoked anger and confusion amongst many in the public but in the wake of numerous expenses scandals this pay rise could also be linked to an end to outside earnings which many say will be a. it's for real reform and as this debate hopes up even further in the coming days it's certainly going to be something to reflect on sarah aussie. and i'll be back in just over half an hour right now though it's over to kate
partridge with the latest sports. remember how all of a sudden an afghan guard protest group became world famous and then were completely forgotten by the next month yeah i'm talking about the feminist punk rock group pussy riot that performed a vulgar anti prayer and one of moscow's most famous orthodox cathedrals one possible reason for their explosive popularity in the media's eyes was revealed recently by a german actress on a book the actress claims a german t.v. channels e.d.f. paid her a large undisclosed amount of money to come out on behalf of the activist band show said on a t.v. discussion that she doesn't even remember what she said except for wishing them well with dealing with their incarceration it would be very odd for an actress to just make up a bribery scandal especially one she was complicit in but it makes you wonder just how many other people's e.d.f. may have been given all extra motivation to cry travesty overall i think the most
important of what her public revelation is that she said that you know what it's a bit dumb when actors talk about politics and i couldn't agree with her more but that's just my opinion. hello welcome to the r t sports show deeds and words and news from russia and across the globe in a sport twenty six minutes with make a change and here's just a taste. let the games begin the twenty seventh universe c.-h. the world student games gets underway in heralding the start of russia's biggest sporting event since the nine hundred eighty olympics. while winning warm up spa time be chucked out the next to nil in a pre-season friendly both sides resting top players and meet talk of the summit on
space. and making history candy laurie becomes the first british man to win wimbledon in seventy seven years beating novak djokovic in straight sets off tomorrow in bartoli takes the ladies title. but first the twenty seven twelve student games got underway with a lavish ceremony in carson on saturday and as richard found poor feet discovered russia's biggest sporting event for thirty three years should benefit the sport mad city for many years to come because iran has come a long way over the last five years in two thousand and eight russia's furred biggest sporting sixty seven hundred kilometers east of moscow won the right to host for university aid almost seven billion dollars have been spain's getting everything ready this money has been put to very good use was sure but we are immensely proud not only for design but also that our country managed to put on such an.