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never turn world's attention to the ways that some. of our designs. and attempt to curb the press national security wall riza britain's prime minister warns publishers of n.s.a. leaks to be careful with their reporting all be ready to face court proceedings. the president speaks the streets of egypt on his visit to moscow rafael correa explains his outrage at the revelations of america's a worldwide spying efforts also. the mother of my children were injured we have no idea what village of mind it was a pakistani family is on the doorstep of the u.s. congress demanding answers to why the peaceful household was put through hell by an american drone strike. so we report on a year of the multi-trillion the shadow economy. so massive it's costing us some
states a third of their revenues in a few minutes we'll tell you why ordinary europeans and businesses are turning to financial underworld. also coming up here on our team russia's olympic the countdown clock strikes one hundred days until the games the olympic committee says it's happy with the preparations and present shows the world everyone is welcome regardless of race or sexual orientation. live from moscow this year with me it's good to have you company with us let's get to our top story this hour live christians a prime minister is a threatening the ukase a guardian and other newspapers were. court action and i say watch what they say
david cameron referred to the reporting of lead data on america's overwhelming surveillance program i g.'s a server that joins me live now of from london so what exactly is david cameron warning against well it's reported that he said on monday that if newspapers don't demonstrate some social responsibility then it will be difficult for the government to stand back and not to act now he also made reference to injunctions and dina says these are measures that the government has to prevent the disclosure of certain types of information by the media particularly if it would impact u.k. military or intelligence operations now he did go on to say that his preference was not for heavy handed tactics but it will be worth reminding viewers that back in july we saw u.k. government officials enter the guardian newspaper offices that's the newspaper
that's being at the forefront of publishing the edward snowden leaks and destroy hard drives containing some of that sensitive information the u.k. government has also detained journalists and partner of playing greenwald david miranda under terrorist legislation many people would say those are extremely heavy handed tactics indeed responding to the reports of the prime minister's statement playing greenwald the journalist that's been primarily reporting these leaks said that this was shocking that this happens in a country that tells itself it has press freedom. for if they're in london giving us the latest data are now their story will catch up with you in a little bit later. right the guardian it seems of for now at least. getting off lightly with the scandal that's the view of aquittal as president rafael correa the socialist leader and outspoken critic of the us is on an official
visit to moscow arches alexia is following it for us. korea is now in moscow the very same city where edward snowden their whistleblower now resides on his political asylum the breaking revelations of who infuriated the leader of ecuador back this summer and judging by what he said but judging by what i said to our very own spanish channel even before he went. to an exclusive interview he is still pretty much angry especially in the light of the latest revelations on high profile politicians in europe being wiretapped by the n.s.a. let's have a listen. but at least they said it was necessary for fighting against terrorism and i don't know if i'm going to merkel is a terrorist i think it's clear they use civilians programs for economic reasons for helping the transnational companies can you imagine what could happen if the program was carried out by been cuba russia it could or argentina they would have
cooties dictations criminals and we could be judged in the international court this level even the fact that. the economy of ecuador largely depends on the united states it's not by no means an obstacle for mr korea to come with open criticism of washington's actions i remember when i covered the huge international scandal involving the visit to moscow of another latin american leader the president believe you ever more or less want to use a plane was denied airspace in europe and had to spend twelve hours at vienna's airport so back then i quoted a very explosive words from the ecuadorian foreign ministry which said that if something like this happens to us president then it would have been a good reason to declare war so of course the economic and military cooperation will be on the table at the talks between putin and korea but there's no chance that the fate of mr snowden will escape their attention in this conversation which for the first time in his history the u.s. congress has to hear directly from
a family of survivors of an american drone strike in pakistan the main question is why the grandmother was blown to pieces while looking off to her garden and she can speak to the. why do you think your grandmother was killed. that money or that thing go away i don't know but one of the reason why we came here i have no idea why my grandmother was killed that what did you do when it blew up did you run with what were you doing homeland that when to turn here i was outside with my grandmother everything became dark i was scared so i started to run yet i noticed my hand was bleeding so i tried to clean my house but not kept coming out but i was very scared so i just kept running and. my deepest condolences to the mothers for the for your loss isn't their fault i am standing there watching with the. news that my mother was killed my children were injured i'm so glad that people are
going to hear our story that's why we came to america we have no idea why our village and my house was targeted and this is going to be the first time when the u.s. congress that generally approves of drone strikes will hear from innocent victims of those strikes or rayman family from pakistan are going to tell their story and they hope to hear answers where this is all going why do they have to live in fear every day and why was their grandmother killed in washington r.t. i'm going to check out. the report by amnesty international has condemned u.s. journal warfare going as far as saying some strikes may be classified as crimes against humanity i just vanishes you can also come up with documentary filmmaker robert greenwald who took the story of the roman family as inspiration for his latest movie. people want to believe in santa claus and they also want to believe that there's a simple solution to these incredibly complicated problem when we started reading
that the drones were killing only high value targets or represented an imminent threat it doesn't make sense it's just not possible so i think there was a kind of hopefulness yes finally we found a magic pill which is part of it some of it is the fact that american soldiers warrant there so people said doesn't matter as important is that you know the family is speaking to all kinds of americans people who have a mother will have a father and who look at them and can't justify the killing that we've done and then you have this extraordinary militarily industrial electoral complex bipartisan that agrees that the way to solve problems is by invading occupying and droning we have to change all over. and as a u.s. keeps its guns are trained on parts of pakistan is also fun and then billions of dollars to neighboring afghanistan. coming up later this hour as serious questions
are raised over whether the u.s. will be able to keep tabs on where the money's going as it takes troops out of the country. as if austerity rising poverty and joblessness weren't enough they are facing another crisis from its economy in spain alone up to thirty percent of businesses now hidden from government and tax inspectors and as artists found out across the blog it's getting worse. for millions of europeans who find themselves stuck between a rock and a hard place in times of the spirit staying in the shadow is increasingly seen as a viable option to making ends meet far from the tax man and the grip of government the shadow economy is a blurry area of cash only economic activity deliberately hidden from will forty's such as undeclared work in a way just or under reported business transactions it's not the international organization the only cd predicts that by twenty twenty the shadow economy will
employ up to two thirds of the world's workers that sounds rather pocalypse let's just look at the use data for two thousand and twelve there's about one trillion euros in potential tax revenues lost in the total budget deficit for the entire block amounts to about five hundred fourteen billion euros and this shadow economy makes up to a fifth of the g.d.p. of the bloc now in times of crises the shadow looms larger in fact most of that activity takes place in some of the largest economies in europe such as france germany italy spain and the u.k. spain is known to have a very robust underground economy amounting to about twenty nine percent of its g.d.p. the chief has taken money out of the economy she's day to day i'm going to sing a time she's in a constant uptick expenditure is an increasingly high number of people who are having to work in the black market is the coast of living goes up and living standards go down as a result. analysts have related the rise of this phenomenon to crises and its like goals that governments in turn are trying to play catch up some of tried to limit
the circulation of five hundred two hundred the euro notes or encourage the use of electronic payments but unless the official economy significantly rises from the doldrums the effects need to limit it as more and more europeans get dissolution then all becoming distrusting of their government balloon or an appeal of the shadow economy may just be too appealing to turn down. taxes and benefits are believed to be the predominant causes of for the growth of the shadow economy and the problem is getting drastic says professional trader felix moore and . given just how oppressively some of europe's work has are taxed punished workers i'm not talking rich work is some talk about minimum wage workers are paying almost fifty percent of the total remuneration almost a third person social security payments and almost another twenty percent. this different income and b t taxes to work is
a paying almost half the salary to the government and they're not getting much in return and they're having to pay more with the tax increases and getting less from all the cutbacks to oversee the very angry annoyed and they're looking for alternatives and they don't trust the politicians anymore because we can see that the politicians are the first ones to cook the books mr moore another also explained why in this case spain have so little trust in their government and its ability to put their taxes to good. things popular party is now in the news in a major corruption scandal in which politicians are accused of having received underground economy payments cash payments so. the socialist party is also involved in a very similar scandal and the receipt and confidence in your own cattle and regional party is also involved in a similar scandal that he says scandal so all the main spanish parties right now
caught up in major illegal financing scandals in which they've been receiving cash payments how can they expect people on the street in spain her suffering have been suffering this crisis for over five years not to do the same. and preventing the stop of corruption that seems to dog governments a worldwide is the theme of today's kaiser report. russell brand you say you want a revolution well you know we all want to change the world you say you've got no solution well you know there's already a plan that takes money and power from those who hate and gives it that those who will no longer wait for you to cogitate agitate debate whether or not response and hashtags oh so quaint can stop the plunder and pillage by the con man hucksters and banks to his back by the state it's called bitcoin mate there's a revolution. selling
the family silver weighed down by massive debt they tell you some final pieces of real estate on the market castle. also in a few minutes we'll hear how hard line the turkish government has become on protests and how its new spondee in torrance as its what the public stay with us on our. boards came from. the european union is ironically taking fish from some of the poorest nations on earth so this is a very serious very urgent problem that needs immediate international action. fish they load the ships and leave for.
hundred day mark the games the official clock in the russian capital is keeping exact track of the time scott. the final preparations are well and truly underway in such a now they're going to be no lavish celebrations to mark one hundred days until the start of the games but the five olympic rings have been installed as such the train station and the president of russia's and then pick committees also giving a lesson to schoolchildren in the city to promote the benefits of the area hosting the games now on monday president vladimir putin was also in such a in of course the games are a matter of personal pride for him he's overseen and played close close interest to the redevelopment of sochi over the last six years or so and he greeted the new president of the international olympic committee thomas back who's visiting sochi for the very first time in his new capacity the past opened a new transport hub in the city before going for a meeting at the president's country residence now that you agreed. that many of
the sporting venues will be ready on time there in fact very near completion is just the final finishing touches that are being made out the momentum back even said that it's the final one hundred days in the build up to the games that are the busiest which is perhaps not good news for the organizers now president putin also moved to allay fears concerning russia's so-called anti gay nor of course banning the promotion of nontraditional sexual relations to minus and you will do everything to ensure that all competitors and guests at the winter olympics in sochi too comfortable regardless of race or sexual orientation while the games are estimated to cost around fifty billion u.s. dollars which makes them the most expensive games ever and every sports venue has been built from scratch but despite the vast undertaking the message from organizes is clear that come february so she will be ready to welcome the sporting world. and as the countdown approaches the hundred days mark of the olympic torch relay still
has quite a way to go now the top of the overall route is sixty five thousand kilometers long reaching more than two thousand nine hundred towns and cities traveling by car plane train and helicopter as well as some less the usual means like reindeer sleigh and hot air balloon and at the moment the torch is in russia's or western most region approaching the city of killing grads are is it for us. with one hundred days to go kaliningrad is the latest port of call for this elim pick torch it's also the most westley point in the relay route and that's because for those of you who need reminding the training ground region is a russian exclave in the baltic sea sandwiched between poland and lithuania where the flame itself is flown in from st petersburg where the relay has been over the last couple of days and it will be used to reignite the relay in a tank. which is just north of kaliningrad the relay will then wind its way back
into this city this evening and will end up here it's amazing to think that this torch has been on the road in russia for just twenty three days during that time it's been up at the north pole it's being carried by father frost and i think in just over a week's time it will be up to the international space station for a space walk before coming back down to earth to continue that amazing sixty five thousand kilometer journey around russia before it ends in sochi in time for the opening ceremony on february the seventh in exactly one hundred days time but for the moment at least eyes are also on the ground because that is today's name on the flame and i'll be doing my best to keep up with the relay and to keep you updated. one hundred days remaining. my. days are flying. too short to. shoot.
a scene of chaos erupted outside a turkish courthouse when police charged a protest rally in the demonstrators an encore are unhappy with an ongoing case that of a policeman accused of killing a protester during the summer your next assignment from of the turkish labor party says at the rallies against the government will continue. the actual government is during a part the turkish republic as it was founded it's tearing apart its bases and secular bases its unified bases the nation it is the state constructed upon the so-called judicial cases against the opposition parties against journalists against the army. the rechange of media for some parts direct pressure for the other parts change of ownership the rechange ing of the i view a logical basis of the state from a nation state towards
a more religious community. and this all led. to politics and to a feeling in the. public in this society which culminated in the give support protest and that will continue until the. fall of this government. most stories on line say you including sleepless nights for one mechanic now trying to find the hydrated baby in the bit of a car brought in for repairs for a french garage i got the story at r.t. dot com. and the worst in a decade a stall must stand across northern europe and even more than a dozen people dead in its wake of the flotation reports of the extreme conditions . afghanistan gets about four billion dollars in aid each year from the u.s. and its allies and it's
a huge job to make sure it doesn't fall straight into the hands of warlords all corrupt officials as u.s. troops stand down it looks as though the civilian inspectors will only be able to check twenty percent of the projects kept it by the money journalist in afghanistan specialist eric margolis a says of the vasa sums i have achieved very little so far . but we've seen so for approximately ninety billion u.s. dollars of so-called reconstruction aid poor going to afghanistan most of this is just vanished with not much to the to show for it and i can say that the situation will probably get worse not better a lot of the smart money if not most will go to supporting afghan warlords many of whom are war criminals and human rights violators and more importantly who are running afghanistan's booming bobi an industry. where goods are going to get involved in those if they don't barrack or foreign aid for some international
news in brief of now chinese and then to suspect what's believed to be a suicide attack after a bus crash into pedestrians on tenement square in beijing security forces think of those behind the incidents and come from a rest of the region in the countries northwest most populated by mr limbs five people were killed and thirty eight injured by has been no official comment on the incident. since and security forces have resorted to tear gas to disperse students supporters of the muslim brotherhood at the campus of university in cairo protesters have been defending legitimacy of the assets of mohamed morsi within the institution the rally came a week before the trial of the former leader on charges of infighting. students in new york have rallied against the closure of a community center used as a protest headquarters agrees
a former cia director they shouted slogans calling for the building to stay open as a place for students to organize themselves politically and instructions have last month called for a new york university not to take on general petraeus as part of its teaching stopped. that. well people out of work in italy at any time since records began thirty five years ago and with a state coffers are running low the government is pulling out all the stops to get out of the red and into the black as out is a god he's going to impose that that includes selling off buildings steeped in history it was built in the thirteenth century and was even the summer residence of the third for hundreds of years the or soon a castle has been and still is the jewel of the italian town a jewel which is now getting a price tag. amid the worst economic recession since the second world war and a massive debt the italian government is in desperate need of cash my sewing fifty
historical sites it hopes to raise nearly five hundred million euros but not all locals village around the city council seem to be very happy with the idea. for us this castle is actually a symbol of citizenship it's a part of our history it's unique that's what it is for us these buildings are symbolic. but local authorities assure private investment will only hope strengthen the council's historic rule no matter who ends up losing it. and it's not only the castle which is being revaluated it's going to be transformed into an ancient style hotel with all of its territory as well this will enhance its cultural touristic and gastronomical. the government doesn't plan to stop there more sales and leases will follow real estate specialist see if you're an investor it's time to strike while the iron is hot it's a very good moment because there are some new assets on the market and you could
buy them for a good price and then make them like resorts or at best change their destination to luxury resorts hotels or cultural places and then sell them again for a very high value. the government is already under fire from the public with youth unemployment at over forty percent and next year's budget only likely to improve that or increase the salaries of those who do have work it appears now when it comes to raising capital anything goes even if it means so in the family super. ego has gone off italy. five minutes of the second part of our report about pirate fishing off the west african case which has turned into an official industry robbing locals of real meat sources of sustenance.
a spanish language teacher texas has been fired for posing nude in playboy before she became a teacher parents of found out about this demand that she be fired because her past was inappropriate and that it. it's a distraction the classroom well this was something she did in the past which was legal so this i mean if you pose for playboy you are forbidden to work in the normal world also as a former teenage boy i can tell you that any young attractive teacher will cause a distraction with the boys and wolf you can fire people for being distracting that when they have to fire every teacher with a handicap or abnormal parents on the other hand though teachers are supposed to be people for children to respect and to look up to and when you're spared. the good stuff for money to playboy it is a lot harder respect that sort of person and it sure isn't a good example for my daughter this is actually a very complex issue but i can say is that you should really try to fight the
temptation to make quick money with some nude photos it could come back to haunt you but that's just my opinion. mission. could you take three. three. three. three. three. three books. for your media project free media. has to do with illegal immigration. mediately send frontex to us. they control us in a war to us as if a new colonization were taking place is experiencing a military go get patient of the oceans when they want to combat drugs in america
or asia they find the means to do it and. if they really want to combat illegal fishing they have the means to do they have the airplanes to photograph but they have the patrols to stop them from fishing in our seas. because they are. shrinking our country and what is more serious. they are destroying our fishing resources and marine wealth for. the european regulation. which is slowly acquiring a global day bench and a worldwide ethic thank you and there's been implemented on lists.