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it was an. unrelenting pressure to grip ukraine despite how he hung did toxics employed by police as people voice that anger over the president's decision to shelve a trade deal with the. top headlines of the week despite dragging all praise for his story deal on iran's nuclear program president obama and the times by folks in washington who think ten runs been let's hope that. these compliment independence movement launches its manifesto too much of a claim but critics say the way to text is have little detail i mean do i don't find plant. this sound all the dirtiest garden a fully functional metal copy of the world's most iconic pistol printed with three
d. technology it struck twenty four hours depending on the machine we put it on and what materials were. so were made the engineers of printed three d. firearms to find out whether the promising to kill a tree is a cause for alarm. the latest news on the week's top stories you're watching the weekly international with me you know thanks for joining us. and hundreds of thousands of protesters have gathered in the ukrainian capital of supply. the area demonstrators have turned out despite a month long bond on riling in the city center and all season it's a hash of skase here and joins me now now with more on how that looks a so what's going that way you are. what's happening right now in key if is nothing
short of extraordinary hundreds of thousands of people are now in the streets and raged by the friday nights of violent dispersal of a peaceful protest at the independence square the protest which was initially about the government refusing to sign the free trade zone with the european union and now it's all about the people's rage with the fact that the government sanctioned the dispersed all the rally even though the government and the president and the prime minister their own denying that they were the ones who sanctioned this dispersal right now the pro justice have overtaking the independence square the place where they were pushed away from on friday night there are literally more than a hundred fifty thousand at this square alone and pretty much all over the central city we can see protesters we already heard reports that a bunch of protesters several thousand of them are now picketing the administration of president building also some part of the crowd of the protesting mob is now at
the in front of the government building so it's pretty much all over the place it's very loud as you can hear gaza honking and it's the atmosphere is pretty tense because we don't see the police in the streets there's no right police there's no heavy police presence in the streets but this can go. either way at any moment especially if provocations take place and there's already been reports of provocations with people it was some protesters masked protesters trying to and the city administration building now all these protest all these civil rights comes after a very turbulent week for ukraine both in the streets and politically after the country's government or if you. to sign the association deal with the european union in my report i sound up the facts of this weekly grayness have a listen. from smiles to host tiles after keep said last week would not be signing a free trade pact with europe e.u. officials were jumping out of their skin to persuade president going to call the church. think it was. me.
thinking you could see repeated politicians were not too happy to hear the korean president citing economic troubles and as it became clear kiev was not going to sign the deal at this point they are divine and dispersal of protests in the capital that's when you rip assumed a different tone we have to set aside short term political calculations. and we may not give in to external pressure not the least from russia such tactics from europe which have been accusing russia of pressure in ukraine not to sign the free trade pact raised some eyebrows they should really really stop using the methods of the caldwell they're blackmailing ukraine add that to the e.u. offering no compensations to ukraine for potential economic losses which could have been catastrophic in practical terms it would be a disaster for the ukrainian people it would mean gas prices going up in prices
going up unemployment going up the industrialisation so i think in a commish we didn't have a choice the e.u. deal is a very bad one ukraine already has a staggering foreign debt of hundred thirty six billion euro and just more denies in factories to standards would have cost a staggering hundred billion or more with the people in the street scared little about such implications that we deserved to be in the euro crisis the deal would have allowed us to get better education in europe during the week of central square was the stage of the mass protests of those supporting your integration and opposing president acknowledges decision not to sign the euro association deal in vilnius and even in a typically violent dispersal of their week long sit in on friday night with dozens detained and injured did not stop the protesters still insisted the deal with the e.u. will happen most likely in early twenty fifteen but after riot police peaceful protesters thousands are converging on the capital kiev to join the opposition's calls for unocal which to hand over the reins alexy recess deonte reporting from kiev in
ukraine. and here is why the ukrainian government is under pressure now thousands of her status as well as the opposition and parliament want to move the country towards here but the government thinks that's premature saying brussels is not offering parks like membership and the privileges most europeans enjoy than bad as a believe that live closer to europe would be. cheaper but the government warns the deal would actually damage the economy for little compensation the opposition still insists care should resist pressure from moscow but close economic ties with russia including a free trade zone and shared business landscape and increased exports aimed to pull the states together and to pull not how an m.e.p. for the u.k. independence party says while the e.u.'s ultimate goal is integrating ukraine not everybody will be happy to see that happen they don't know enough about the problems that your. law the european union wants ukraine to eventually
join they will albania to join they won't say it to you to join me they even want to take you to join you know ninety five percent of terror he isn't even in your i mean this is an expansionist organization really in britain certainly don't want ukraine to join the european union because if they join that means our borders will be opened up to forty six million ukrainians and then you create the average wage is around three hundred euro per month and we know that if they do join a lot of them will called west and at the moment we have twenty two percent youth unemployment here in britain and we can't such a retard all market any further with any more people. the pros as in ukraine have been going on for over a week now for the details of the movement as well as more on the ukraine deal that's not to be you can always log on to our website dot com.
this week is seoul diplomatic differences exposed by the historic deal between six world powers and iran over its atomic ambitions by cutting back on its nuclear program to iran will see a canonic sanction softened the deal is still just a small and cautious step as. reports. it's a deal that's eluded diplomats for a decade. and as the crucial make or break iran letelier talks continued into the night details of how they were going were leading the journalists camped out in geneva so we waited and waited and waited while diplomats from six world powers and iran inched their way closer to an historic breakthrough than after sixteen hours a tweet from the e.u.'s top diplomat a deal had been done. just that the six negotiating powers agreed to recognize
iran's right to peaceful nuclear energy business including its right to enrichment under the condition that this program is placed under strict control by the i.a.e.a. this year. as we received word of the agreement we got details to iran had agreed to reduce its uranium enrichment from twenty to a maximum of five percent used for u.s. centrifuges while halting construction of a new reactor near the town of iraq. throughout this long list of concessions iran's foreign minister still had a smile on his face and return he won for his country a partial easing of sanctions allowing tarantula regain control of billions of dollars worth of much needed funds in foreign banks we believe that it is the sanctions that have brought us to this negotiation and ultimately today more significant negotiation to follow for
a car brands of agreement others have stressed that it wasn't the stress of more punitive measures but diplomacy that won the day over the night in the case of these talks the fact that that the iranians have shown time after time that there is no evidence that iran's nuclear program is anything but peaceful is something that has been ignored by the western media and western governments but this despite all that iran's resilience has forced these countries to accept. and. it's meant and again the russians and the chinese have played a very constructive role and i don't think that sanctions played as much of a role as the recognition by the united states and britain and other countries that we need to engage iran because iran is becoming increasingly influential it is only an interim agreements in six months time well now it's time to run a sense of return to the negotiating table but also to hear failed. to meet with
scientists in the middle of the night it's a game changer polyploid a hot seat to meet that. not everyone is happy with the wrong do you hope some company will hail israeli hardliners and disgruntled shakes in the gulf states just some of those angry. boncelles the white house faces to make this agreement stake today that diplomacy opened up a new path toward a world that is more secure and flying in the face of president obama what was cute in the geneva. last night in small store. store and still. it's not me who wrote a series of plays in an environment where israel as well as many u.s. lawmakers don't think that iran should develop nuclear technology at all the obama administration had to engage in diplomatic batiks to both acknowledge iran's right
to peaceful nuclear energy and not acknowledge it at the same time we approach these negotiations with a basic understanding of iran like any nation should be able to access peaceful nuclear energy. but because of its record of violating its obligations iran must accept strict limitations on its nuclear program that make it impossible to develop a nuclear weapon the scope and role of iran's enrichment as is set forth in the language within this document says that iran's peaceful nuclear program is subject to a negotiation and to mutual agreement despite the official's attempts to appease the hawks hunches our flying security cameras it looks like we've tacitly agreed that they will be enriching for commercial purposes down the road so i think you're going to see on capitol hill again a bipartisan effort to try to make sure that this is not the final agreement
another senator marco rubio call the deal quote a blow to our allies in the region who are already concerned about america's commitment to their security and i think a lot of people both in the middle east and on capitol hill are very concerned that this interim deal becomes the new norm opponents of the deal in washington and abroad are already working not to let it survive the six month trial the obama administration is walking on eggshells before congress israel and its allies in the coffers it's trying to convey a carefully worded message which is you cannot threaten war all the time in washington i'm going to check out. pay an accused benyamin netanyahu a war mongering and believes it could end with israel becoming isolated iran has made clear they have no desire to develop nuclear weapons whatsoever they're no desire to develop nuclear weapons but yet but yet this fear mongering this talk of
you know this these words coming out of netanyahu they're very frightening and people of the world want peace they want they want cooperation between countries they don't want to hostility and war and if netanyahu continues to be committed to this aggression to this hostility he's going to going to be further isolated around the world because what he wants is diametrically opposed to what the people the world are striving for at this time. a tide of unexplained and increasingly powerful earthquakes are making life difficult for entire texas communities it will be says it's just a coincidence that residents point toward shale gas rocking as the calls in a few minutes we'll speak to those affected. teeters on the edge of disaster as violent attacks continue across the country with on the groups taking hold in oil resources and slipping farther from government control. with three d. printing proponents say the future is here and regulators are just itching to get
a grip on it or people disguise designing everything from sex stories to fully functional how to guns handguns i should say and all she's maria imports not find it scary and some will make. red's shooting range in austin texas is normally packed with gun enthusiasm. today the difference is that these men are firing rounds with a do it yourself firearm the world's first three d. printed metal gun we wanted to showcase the abilities of what direct metal can do eric much later is a project coordinator at solid concepts of company specializing in three d. printing game prints or in the arts he was granted an exclusive tour of their austin facility which boasts ten three d. industrial printers and a glimpse of our technological future these are all of the three d. printed parts that went into making this car after getting a federal firearms license the company used
a process called direct metal laser centering to produce this browning nine hundred eleven pistol with three d. printing metal gun has fired over one thousand rounds in the meantime solid concepts has manufactured its second nineteen eleven firearm solid concepts insists the stainless steel firearm they've introduced to the world can't be replicated by hobbyists these machines start at six hundred thousand and go up to a million dollars they need to be in industrial environments they require more electricity than is available in residential areas and it will be years before metal printers become available on the consumer market not exactly the world's first mini metal maker has already been created and with laser centering patterns set to expire in february it's predicted that metal desktop printers will hit the consumer market before you know it as the world has learned the convenience of technology has a downside we all loved the internet cell phones e-mail and social media before
finding out that our beloved data is being monitored and stored by the n.s.a. . the astonishing capabilities of three d. metal printers is no law. a secret. so when they become a part of our household tech alongside the microwave and flat screen t.v. . what people choose to physically create in the privacy of their home. will be beyond the control of the u.s. government growing up or nial r.t. texas. while three d. printing revolutionizes the industrial woad it's a big coin that's causing a stir in the financial one media days after the digital piracy overtook the price of gold were explore what the future may hold for beta klein that's after the break .
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be in the. this is they were here on aussie welcome back now it's been a critical week for scotland and a long lead up to the vote of independence later next year lead to alex style moaned and launched a wealthy document laying out what they want him labeled a mission statement for the nation's future. the key points put forward by the pro independence movement. should scotland be an independent country it's a six word question that requires a simple yes or no but breaking a three hundred year old doing it could hardly be simple and the scots are not taking it lightly as it stands only about thirty percent of scots say they will vote for independence a figure those in the yes camp hope to increase by presenting that much anticipated
white paper which a scottish national party says has the answers to all the questions about independence but prime minister david cameron and those belonging to the cabin says that independence is laden with risks and problems with warnings on just about everything taxes and debt suggest. higher taxes e.u. membership london says scotland could forget about it they tried a nuclear program david cameron claims getting rid of it is a bad idea in case of a north korean nuclear attack and there might even be roaming charges on mobile phones if the split happens at the list goes on it's a project fear by the yes camp and they accuse the government of scare mongering scots into voting no and they'd sist the white paper will prove that independence would bring about a jobs boom and a thriving economy concerns that resonate with voters this white paper answers some six hundred fifty questions and the details here really are two main categories
here one those that will be negotiated during the transition period and another of those will be made if an independent scottish government is formed they promise indeed a lot of breaking down of all the policies they want to pursue let's listen to a bit of what they said we would call a halt to damaging wissmann suppose. many people into poverty abolish the bedroom tax and ensure that the incomes of the lowest paid keep peace with the course of living the main crux of the matter here is that many critics are pointing out asking if this white paper is going to be presenting. because a lot of the premises presented requires another party in negotiation what if the party the bag of england or the british government or even new member states in terms of e.u. membership what if they don't agree to what alex salmond has has been proposing but he said that he is confident that everything that's contained in six hundred seventy pages will be addressing every single question if anything of this why
people is going to be a springboard for even more dates in the months to come. a series of deadly attacks this week brought into sharp focus just how unstable libya has become on sunday militias launched an assault on a base in benghazi using rocket launchers but nobody was wounded is the latest in a series of violent outbursts in the city that left five people dead this week and a blast at a military death left more than sortie people dead in southern lever as they try. munition people in the capital tripoli are open about how seriously the violence is affecting them. it's a message to libya's government we want to through it used to solve the problems that are making the people suffer. we want everybody who's illegally carrying weapons to disarm we want and then to the bloodshed the people who are rallying for security in libya for the army and police to play the rules they are supposed to
the libyan army has been smuggling to control armed groups that took part in the overthrow of the country's former leader moammar gadhafi and according to some reports there's up to seven hundred of them with the different goals libya is also facing an uncontrolled flow of arms estimates say there are around four hundred weapons depos with only five percent of them under government control and about three thousand and to aircraft missiles that could bring down civilian air crimes have gone missing and defense consultant moyen rufe says the militias are operating with impunity. they can't seem to get them to disarm at all the militias are keeping their weapons and they're defying the government i mean let's let's look at the kidnapping of the prime minister that was a clear statement by the militias that. they could do as they want as well as the recent kidnapping case of the deputy chief of intelligence you'd have thought that intelligence at least would have had some information about this before it happened
but obviously not there's nothing they can do about it because of the central government cannot rule beyond the hotel lobby room hotel lobby the prime minister. and explained swarm of earthquakes have sent entire texas communities into a panic their residents are already pointing the finger they say it's the shale gas fracking industry that's at fault or more specifically the math it's the nation is nothing new as nothing new but prove has been hard to come by during fracking thousands of tons of toxic chemicals that plant underground to loosen rock and release gas that leaves soils highly unstable say experts earlier we spoke with local resident sharon wilson who lived near a fracking site but was forced to abandon her home. at one time i turned my tap on and nothing came out which was very frightening that the air was degraded horribly
lots of air attacks trott's lights no i it was just it completely changed the character the worst concern for me was to end up without water or that my son could end up being sick from the chemicals that he was being exposed to i lost eighty thousand dollars in property value as they expand this practice more and more people are harmed and more and more people join the opposition right now there is a an entire neighborhood over five hundred homes in denton where they are fracking very very close two hundred fifty feet in some cases from people's backyards. bitcoin bugs will one thousand dollars a day sweet and they did. breeched piracy with gold to put that in perspective they
cryptic currency has gone up in value one hundred times since january economist knopf own ten believes is just the start of the big decline rather notion i think it's a matter of just just a matter of time at this point took over and what we've seen in recently is that there's a lot more acceptance of bitcoin by both merchants and by governments governments have recognized bitcoin they're willing to accept it they realize that it's the type of currency going forward in the world where it's more secure it's more private it's more efficient and it holds its value better as well i think you're going to see much higher prices for a bit coin i don't forecast market prices but i think that over time you're going to see bitcoin rising in value because currencies are continuing to depreciate around the world we're in a world currency war and that's good things for investors and bitcoin. and coming up next it's all big business and financial child venture capital.
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i'm getting. pleasure to have you with us here on t.v. today i'm sure. play that well content with me katie this week protests continue in ukraine over here decision not to sign the free trade agreement we got a correspondent on the ground we're going to get to that in just a minute to get the details on that one we've also got an adverse three to five years since quantitative easing first began with the situation now as well as
corporate news ryanair is making its way to my sky this is john thomas is on the way he'll give us a sneak in his portfolio i want to big point gains are great for some not so exciting for others so there's lots coming up of let's start talk about the ukraine . so the e.u. eastern partnership summit in lithuania it came off this week ukraine's rejection of the free trade zone took center stage meanwhile protests in ukraine over kiev decision not to sign the bill clinton you so. in kiev for us we've got paul scott in vilnius to tell us exactly what's going on on the ground. hi there paul so no deal what exactly happened. while heading into the two day summit in real news kate i don't think hopes were particularly hard of a last minute u. turn kiev decision not to sign the association agreement with the new appeared to.