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tonight scandal in scandinavia no sweden's revealed to be an honest spying game helping in a safe on the russian leadership we've got the story also. that is. on the christian community in syria religious officials played for action to protect syria's christians were a group of nuns are still being held by rebel forces we've got the latest on. plus . there should be no doubt where the united states stands on all of this america weighs only crane's ongoing crisis supporting the pro e.u. opposition as protesters give the president going to cope with these pictures. live
pictures from central kiev where those rallies are continuing nonstop. i'm ready to pick up any keep forty seven and start shooting up he looks ukraine's hardline nationalist groups in the claims that they are hijacking the country's pro e.u. demonstration. eleven pm now here in moscow when i was kevin i mean this is r.t. international our top story than sweden has been helping america's n.s.a. to spy on russian leaders and provided washington with a list of high profile targets the state t.v. site documents leaked by whistleblower edward snowden the program which revealed the claims called mission investigate its chief editor told us what they found out . we have revealed. the very close relationship between the
swedish defense radio authority f.r.a. and american counterpart n.s.a. and according to the documents. f.r.a. have spied spying on the russian leadership and they are passing this information on to n.s.a. we got access to these documents thanks to edward snowden so for we have don't have any details more than the documents are mentioning. that they're talking about unique intelligence they're talking about classic intelligence and they also mentioning cables the spokesman of f.r.a. didn't give any comments but. when axed asked about being. seen as a leading partner that's the way they spell it in these documents for a is
a leading partner to n.s.a. then he says ok that's flattering he ses so that's the only comment we have received so far. well the swedish foreign minister since commented on the allegations saying they won't affect his country's relationship with russia a correspondent europe peter oliver also looked into what else has been emerging we tried to contact both the f.r.a. and president putin's spokesperson both of them saying they don't comment on these type of matters now a separate document that was released was there was to address two n.s.a. personnel that were working with the swedes and i told them that they should thank sweden for the continued work on the russian target now all of this coming out showing that sweden is just another part of the system of this this widespread global n.s.a. spying program that seems to be to looking into many other countries and has many
of the countries working as partners with it and this information of course comes out on the same day as it's been revealed that the n.s.a. tracks the mobile phone records of five billion people per day those mobile phone records of course would allow you to know where somebody was moving around the world so it seems that months after we first heard from the leaks of edward snowden revelations continue to come out this time showing that sweden was helping the n.s.a. to spy on russia over there so why sweden well eighty percent of russia's international internet traffic goes through that country and of course russia is not alone in being subject to the allegations of high profile snooping by the n.s.a. here mr speaker magazine revealed earlier this year that the agency had targeted chancellor angela merkel of course also reportedly on washington's radar brazil's president jim hosts of as well as the russian prime minister and former leader dmitri medvedev he was apparently spied on at the g twenty summit in london back in two thousand and nine with some help from britain's g c h q and with the n.s.a.
reportedly harvesting data from hundreds of millions of ordinary people's cell phones to i asked earlier intelligence on his claim or trainer harvey just what they're trying to get from all this data. the volume of information is extraordinary and remember it has to be stored and they have storage facilities both side of the united states and here what they will do is they will discover let's say that someone is using a cell phone a mobile phone and it it's just like the. navigation system you have in your motor car that it's linked to satellites you can say were at any given time that car is well you can also say we're a mobile telephone a cell phone is located you can pick up that if the particular phone is one that you have an interest in and you then know you see the pattern of where it's been in touch with all the billions of calls probably ninety five percent of them.
just go into the hopper they stay there because as you know the analysis goes back and you can see patterns emerging and so it's said that unless you revert to go fashion handwriting and live in a cave you can't hide these days you can be tracked anywhere. call them the good old days were close if i was developing story more expert analysis of course on air and online and r.t. com. next calls mounting for a broad international effort to secure the release of twelve nuns reportedly held by radical islamist rebels in syria the woman was seized him on a street during an opposition assault on a predominately christian town and its policy reports it's the latest in a series of attacks on religious targets in the country. twelve nines and three of they hope those who belong to the orthodox monastery of moola are believed to have been moved to brood now according to syrian opposition activists the women will
move for their own safety but earlier a religious official said that the women were abducted by members of the nusra front which is affiliated to al qaida the syrian observatory for human rights says that the women were taken after several days of intensive fighting during which the most refined find to eventually manage to capture the old quarter of moola and various reports point to the fact that these are mr fund fighters entered the orthodox monna street in the same tone of moola where these women were well there's a lot of concern particularly amongst christians living in syria as the attacks. seemingly escalate we have heard from the pope who has decided to pray for the safety of these women and earlier we at artie's spoke with the international christian concern who said that they were extremely worried and extremely troubled by this incident in particular they have called on rebel forces to ensure the
safety of these women and also make sure that all lines of communication with him remain open there are several muslim clerics who have also condemned the abduction in the strongest terms we denounce their deeds confirm that terrorism is a savage monster which wants to do it our all religious and humanitarian values they came to cuba and kidnap your muslim in moms and christian priests in our job you ship so like they kidnapped priest and priestess and events in one dangerous conspiracy which seems it would you know the role of the church in syria which they want to take back to the stone age. for the country many questions have left and are now living as refugees elsewhere in damascus because they're so fearful of the situation the last time that i was in so yeah i visited the city of homes where both the syrian army as well as people who are returning to the question quarter
showed me around advantage of churches and spoke about the fear that they to have as attacks on the christian community inside syria escalates. here's video allegedly showing another rebel attack on a christian decided syria this is an action orthodox want to mask the opposition justify the assault claims that the government from using it as a firing position so the rebels unleashed a barrage of the site from several people reportedly included in the attack i spoke to a priest earlier who originated from syria he told me that christian is a big you just kind of fodder in the ongoing conflict. thousands and thousands hundreds of thousands of christians wear this place from their homes and a lot of christians were killed we still have two bishops missing from from let paul we don't know anything about them they are being used by both sides as political card because the regime wants also to feel to to show that
they are protecting the minorities specially the christians and they are begging for for the international community to interfere to release the nuns where the the rebels they are turning the blind eyes to the al qaida and the islamists to target specifically christians there is a systematic attack on all the christian community in syria and hundreds of thousands of christians were displaced focusing on after a few minutes of the protests in ukraine and russia foreign minister sergei lavrov described the actions and accusations leveled at kiev leadership by e.u. governments as hysterical. of those statements that have been voiced today on ukraine i consider unfitting for the meeting is specially the all in all hysterics that some european countries have gone into after ukraine used its sovereign right
and decided of this moment in time not to sign an agreement the agreement that the experts ama government had found not profitable for ukraine. there expressing his concerns about how the preplanned regional security seven care was being used that's where several senior diplomats including assistant u.s. secretary of state victoria nuland right now in fact she encouraged the opposition's pro e.u. rallies. this is ukraine's moment to meet the aspirations of its people or to disappoint them and risk descending into chaos and violence there should be no doubt where the united states stands on all of this we stand with the people of ukraine who see their future in europe and want to bring their country back to economic health and unity. or meanwhile this is the scene right now the opposition ukraine's livno to make them to the president spreading the setup around the clock
blockade of government institutions unless an early election is held as you can see the crowd still tonight was really a report the nature of the protests shifted. to the lorry to crean glory to the heroes its deficiencies logan of the hard line nationalist movement known as the ukrainian insurgent army and the chant heard among the crowds in key of these days here is just a couple of these protesters to meet us mr electronically borke founder of the nationalist web or the party and the man inspired by the actions of the u.i. aides wartime militias they took out machine guns and followed the russians the germans and the jews those who wanted to take away our ukrainian land and this is me the cartoon scheme and other far right activist from the radical nationalists but that movement so we needs war that's the main thing an organisation like cars can't exist without war. is one of those suspected of arranging the bulldozer
action give over the weekend both men represent the ultra nationalist sentiment that is popular in western ukraine which has traditionally gravitated towards europe rather than moscow men who are told we will fight for the european union until the end and even if they bring your tanks we will win which must go i'm ready to pick up any keep forty seven and start shooting up to a thousand people go to kiev every. and our motto is together to the end our resistance forces consist of afghanistan war veterans and former security service officials recent polls show the country's sharply divided on the issue with more than seventy percent of those living in a western ukraine favoring the deal with the european union but that drops to less than thirty percent in the east in kiev what began as a campaign over trade ties with europe is now descending into a rallying cry for ukrainian nationalism. good enough you know when these people
are being passed off as innocent kids who suffered during the peaceful protests i'm sorry i've seen others there who clearly were non militant and then there were others with knives in their pockets why would anyone do that when going to a peaceful protest. yet it seems to be escaping some of europe and america's political heavyweights that there is a rowdy right wing driving force taking root you know go scope thirteen. so he was efforts may be willing to cry right now but in a few minutes we hear about the struggle in keeping its current citizens out of poverty plus two how the cradle yemen's by the trees been devastated by one of the bloodiest terrorist raids the country's seen in recent years they the casualty numbers they've been changing for the night. a local journalist about the attack just ahead. you know councils here in the u.k.
are calling for tougher laws to police aggressive beggars finally no longer will the banker beggars be shaking us down for yet more and outs and bailouts every time we passed the city no longer listening to the plead for more money printing and free credit facilities we're sick and tired of all the banker beggars harassing us every time we pass one of their toll booths. like this famous one hey i'm jimmy don't oh look i found it you're bragging says. and then i found trash on the ground before me through the dollars given burke give me a trillion i want another trillion more trillions do they give me give me. speak your language. use programs and documentaries and spanish matters to you. keep stories. here to. find out more visit.
yemen's defense ministry complex in the heart of the capital's been shaken by a car bomb or more than two hours of intense fighting at least fifty two people have died in the attack which also left under sixty two injured according to officials the government says that a relative of the president's among the dead there the managing editor of the yemen times give us details of the tragic events and so now unfolded. the gunfire started following the explosion at the western gate of the ministry of defense and it was like that. the second car we armed men we get many military uniforms they entered the compound and started shooting and started
chasing soldiers yemeni soldiers and it was. a total chaotic situation i would say it was. country asli even more than two hours after the first explosion there is a hospital or the hospital or the and they usually he's going to use four for a high ranking military men a yemeni and those people armed men entered the place they started shooting at the . medical staff and by now we have a report about at least two foreign medical staff are among the dead at this point we can't say that the been that they were just targeting high ranking people but the place ricci's kind of the yemen at the heart of yemen's security and defense. ministry i think the just target they just wanted to
target anyone at the place maybe call the staff soldiers high ranking military men all together earlier our security analyst charles bridges a former u.k. counterterrorism intelligence officer is thoughts on the roots of the balance. it does seem to bear the hallmarks of a q a p al qaeda in the arabian peninsula they have certainly the ability to carry out such well coordinated such detailed and very successful attacks from that perspective but also of course they have a continuing ongoing motivation largely. at the behest of the u.s. it should be said for better or worse in this case the. the new relatively new yemeni government has carried out a relatively in conventional terms at least successful campaign an offensive against al qaeda or in specifically in the southern provinces of yemen the response
to that of course is quite predictable al-qaeda and of course all if you like islamist or any if you like guerrilla forces where they are faced with a conventional onslaught such as they faced from yemen and indeed from u.s. drone attacks over the past couple of years their response will be to move away from conventional warfare they will move away from occupied to towns and cities which is what they were doing until a couple of years ago these very effective. terrorist attacks in r t were monitoring the updates coming in from yemen on the tragedy in the capital you can also call step to speed by logging onto a website and keeping abreast of our twitter feed as well. as the e.u. keeps the welcome mat in for potential new members it could be setting yourself up for trouble ahead one of the impending threats is widespread poverty within existing member states within twenty percent of the blocks population at the moment living on the brink indeed some fear at the block won't be able to handle this burden is why as you can see here let's start with gary it's one of the most
impoverished countries nearly half of its population live close to the bread line remain is not far behind either one in four out of ten find it hard to make ends meet there in bailed out greece the trouble continued slightly over thirty percent of the population struggled to meet financial demands and these big countries to italy and spain major economies they have roughly the same proportion of people under pressure from harsh austerity measures that more than a quarter it appears cannot visited a food bank in rome where essential provisions are handed out to the city's poorest . marco used to work as a pizza your many italians used to call it the golden skill which would always get you work in rome but it didn't hold true for marco one day he was sacked and has not been hired since he's been living on the street for about four years now and says at forty six he sees little chance of fixing his life he asked us not to reveal his identity. when you live on the street survival is what takes up most of
your time simply getting a shower is a challenge it takes so much time to take care of yourself like a normal person you reach the end of the day and you're exhausted and depressed. with the talian economy going through its longest recession since the second world war over twelve percent of adults are unemployed while four out of ten young people don't have a job there are no official figures on the homeless we have any type of food that we can get for free from somewhere more italians are beginning to turn to charity and humanitarian aid for help two years ago we had about fifty five percent were foreign minister and the forty five percent today we have about sixty five percent valiant thirty five percent for us completely. everything on the shelves is free given in exchange for points allocated to low income families by the global charity network. most of the food is near its expiration date except for
specially labeled eight it's really similar to an ordinary supermarket you've got bread pasta dairy products vegetables and so on that the one thing was really stands out are these packages with signs saying not for sale this is humanitarian aid from the european union and altogether these products make up around a third of all the stuff here. kerry does is now raising the alarm saying around one third of all italian children are at risk of poverty and are lacking basic essential such as protein rich foods heating and clothes the skin of our t. roam. cover the topic in stories no websites night morocco's got high hopes for marijuana we're reporting about that online now looking to legalize the cultivation of cannabis but insists it is for medical reasons even though there are fears that farmers could be at the mercy of drug barons big arguments on both sides if you make your own mind up on our on our website they're also going to chase in this too
on our t.v. you tube channel watch is an army of argentinean villains and vandals make the most of a strike by police they didn't leave in a minute they raided that shop at least on you tube. a survey of americans this found that as many as eighteen million people could be suffering from gluten related illnesses that's down to the genetically modified sawyer and corn the medicals warn that it may become an epidemic for the next generation prompting more and more in the u.s. to choose a gluten free diet the details marty's report. in a city with thousands of restaurants yoko kind of maury has lunch at the same place nearly every day oh right yeah yeah every day everybody knows me every day and i love it. here at four foods the ingredients are natural g m o's are limited as much as possible and the menu caters to an exploding dietary necessity in the u.s.
we probably in the past year if we see more people coming directly for us because we do have gluten free options listed among the top food trends by time magazine the gluten free lifestyle has boomed into a billion dollar american industry foods books and even boot camps cater to a jeffrey clientele doctors are now paying attention to a new phenomenon called sensitivity and what about this gluten free diet how it's great there is great no gluten high protein on natural bar the gloom is a protein found in wheat and other grain products eighteen million americans reportedly suffer from gluten related disorders while medical experts have dubbed it the next big u.s. epidemic a new report finds genetically modified foods such as soy and corn may be an environmental trigger for the growing health crisis if you look at the nature of the primary toxins crowd in most you can predispose physiology.
to. related to sensitivity in shared beason. disorders immune system bravo. the multinational billion dollar company monsanto happens to be a leading producer of g.m.o. seeds r.t. reached out to the company a spokesperson said that monsanto is not aware of credible evidence that supports allegations of their products being harmful but the report released by the institute for responsible technology finds that the weed killer known as. as roundup used on g m o's also has a negative effect on gut bacteria saxony is insidious because you don't have an immediate acute reaction but it evokes your health slowly over time our chosen outsiders disease. kidney failure cancer these have all been shown to be very strongly correlated with the use around our corn and so in the meantime monsanto
has reportedly spent billions on lobbying to keep g.m.o. foods from being labeled in the u.s. sales in the gluten free food market have reached new heights due to a dangerous health at that this comes as monsanto grossed more than thirteen billion dollars in revenue last year selling products many believe to be responsible for that epidemic in the first place marina port ny r.t. new york thanks for watching around the world this is our international the next news bulletin with me kevin in just about thirty three minutes time coming up next though show that we burn because get both barrels remarks and late edition of the cards report right after the break. we often see the middle east as a place of constant turmoil and revolution but people in thailand seem to be very
fired up as well masses of protesters are force a government ministries to shut down by storming them with human waves one such ministry is the thai equivalent of the american f.b.i. which has been accused of killing around ninety people in a crackdown on those who support ousted prime minister taksin shinawatra who is the brother of the current leader while people are crying out for democracy with accusations of violence against protesters so where is barack obama john kerry the mainstream media i mean whatever some group of rebels protestors are i mean freedom fighters rise up for democracy are we supposed to arm them like in syria and or bomb their country back into the stone age like in libya serbia iraq some protests explode across the mainstream media with calls for intervention and others are almost totally silent like thailand and bulgaria where there have also been storming of buildings less than a month ago i might be conspiracy theorist but the selective coverage and selective concern for some humans rights and not for the rights of others well it smells a bit fishy to me but that's just my opinion.
welcome to the kaiser report on i'm max kaiser you know councils here in the u.k. are calling for tougher laws to police aggressive beggars finally no longer will the banker beggars be shaking us down for yet more handouts and bailouts every time we pass the city no longer listening to them bleed for more money printing and free credit facilities we're sick tired of all the banker beggars harassing us every time we pass one of their toll booth guns like this famous one hey i'm jamie done it oh look i found it your banking system going to phone trash on the ground before me do you truly and dollars it'll give a perk give me
a trillion i want another julia more trillions give it to me give me. he's taken the kiddies piggy bank our paychecks your granny's pension give it to jamie give it to jamie your real system your healthcare education system give it to jamie give it to jimmy you want it all gimme gimme gimme your postal system traverses didn't give it to jamie take everything in fricken loser. yeah gimme a money all of it that's all jamie has to say jamie jamie jamie states well max yes i thought of this fact that here in the u.k. the councils wrote to the government and asked them for greater policing powers to stop that the influx of beggars they say from romania and bulgaria the headline reads council's call for tougher laws to police aggressive beggars council across britain have controversially called for new measures to deal with anti-social behavior as they prepare for an influx of romania and bulgaria and migrants now of course one of the cons that they're talking about is when they throw the gold ring on the ground and they say it's a fake.