tv World News Today BBC News August 11, 2017 9:00pm-9:31pm BST
this is bbc world news, the top stories, the results are in, kenyatta has been announced the winner of the election in kenya, the opposition has rejected the result but the newly elected president had a consolatory message. but the newly elected president had a consolatory messagelj but the newly elected president had a consolatory message. i extend the handset bury hand of friendship and partnership, this country needs all of us to work together in order to succeed. donald trump says his military solutions against north korea are locked and loaded and in the last half—hour yet another warning to pyongyang. if he does anything with respect to guam or any other place that is an american territory or american ally he will truly regret it. two trains collide in the egyptian city of alexandria. welcome to world news today, the
kenyan president kenyatta has been re—elected as a result of the elections held on tuesday, the result was announced this evening after the election commission tallied all the votes. having filled the requirement by law and having turnout of 54.27% of the vote, i therefore declare uhuru kenyatta... applause cheering
applause i'm not finished the sentence! laughter i wish i said i wish to declare uhuru kenyatta as the president—elect. uhuru kenyatta as the president-elect. cheering applause speaking after the announcement uhuru kenyatta reached out to the opposition and called for unity across kenya. to our brothers who are worthy competitors, we are not enemies. we are all citizens of one
republic. as with any competition there shall always be winners and there shall always be winners and there shall always be winners and there shall be losers but we all belong to one great nation called kenya and i extend the hand of friendship, i extend a hand of cooperation, i extend the hand of partnership, knowing fully well that this country needs all of us pulling together in orderfor us this country needs all of us pulling together in order for us to succeed and kenyans want us to succeed. applause so like i said to my worthy competitor, especially the right honourable raila odinga, i reach out to you, i reach out to oiler supporters, i reach out to all who are elected on now the opposition
benches, we shall work together, we shall partner together, we shall grow together, we shall develop this country together and we are there ready to engage, to dialogue, to discourse together. so that we can build this nation of ours together. president—elect uhuru kenyatta polled almost 10% votes than his rival raila odinga, the opposition has already rejected the result and complained of broad and hacking of the counting process. one of the things we need to stress is the opposition raila odinga's people we re opposition raila odinga's people were not at the announcement of the result. they were not, they were here earlier in the day holding meetings, they said they raised objections to the commission with regard to the count and they wanted
those objections addressed but the condition maintained that the result is announced last so they left this venue is announced last so they left this venuein is announced last so they left this venue in protest saying that they we re venue in protest saying that they were not going to be party to this announcement because they were and happy with the process. so what will they do, go to the courts? how do they do, go to the courts? how do they proceed? the international observers appealed to anyone who would dispute the result to go to the polls but we have had from the opposition coalition, we have heard it's not a route they would like to take, that they have gone to the courts in the past and lost, referring to 2013 when they challenged the result is this britain court so they say it's not an option —— in the supreme court. so we wait and hear what the next course of action could be. in the meantime uhuru kenyatta received 54% of the vote, no real surprise about
the fact he's a winner? that's right, the opposition however presented their own set of results which they said showed that raila odinga was in the lead but these results were rejected by the electoral committee saying they were the only body mandated by law to count and announce the results. and we have seen a lot of discussions that have been going on, a lot of pressure piling on the opposition to follow due process, the country has been anxious this week, people stayed away from work because they did not know how it was going to turn out. in the past elections have been marred with violence but this time around it has been peaceful save for isolated cases of small protests a nd save for isolated cases of small protests and just two parts of the country so far. people hoping the
situation is going to continue but then the voice of the opposition leader is going to be very important, is he going to appease his supporters, what is he going to tell them? is his supporters, what is he going to tell them ? is he his supporters, what is he going to tell them? is he going to accept the offer by the president to work with him? we are hearing reports some tear gas has been fired on protests in one part of nairobi, these are some of the supporters of raila odinga and happy with the result. of course it isn't poured on to state eve ryo ne course it isn't poured on to state everyone was anxious about the violence which broke out ten years ago, not taken place than fully this time round. no, not at all. the reports we are hearing are small, one locality in the city. one slum in the west and town which is a stronghold for raila odinga, we
understand there was protests as soon as understand there was protests as soon as the result was announced and police used tear gas to disperse the crowds. we will maintain, we will continue monitor the situation and update your viewers. thank you very much, from the counting centre, thank you. these are alive pictures of supporters of uhuru kenyatta president—elect supporters, they are thrilled with the result, 54% of the vote the incumbent president uhuru kenyatta has received compare to the 44% the main opposition raila odinga has received, finally we have been waiting quite some time for this result to come through but we know finally know uhuru kenyatta has been re—elected as president of kinga. —— kenya. the escalating rhetoric between the
united states and north korea shows no sign of abating. north korea accused donald trump of driving situation to the brink of nuclear warand in the situation to the brink of nuclear war and in the past half—hour president trump was asked by what he meant by locked and loaded. we are looking at it very carefully and i hope they are going to fully understand the gravity of what i said and what i said is what i mean so hopefully they will understand exactly what i said and the meaning of those words, those words are very easy to understand. we have tens of millions of people in this country who are so happy with what i am saying because they are saying finally we have a president sticking up finally we have a president sticking upfor our finally we have a president sticking up for our nation and frankly sticking up for our friends and allies. this man will not get away with what he's doing, believe me. if he utters one threat in the form of an overt threats which by the way he has been uttering three years and
his family has been uttering for yea rs, his family has been uttering for years, or if he does anything with respect to guam or anyplace else thatis respect to guam or anyplace else that is an american territory or american ally he will truly regret it and he will regret it fast. president trump speaking in the last 30 minutes, the rising tension has forced world leaders to encourage calm. angela merkel said they could be no military solution adding an escalation of the rhetoric is the wrong answer. nick bright and reports. after fire and fury comes "locked and loaded" — not the title of some hollywood summer blockbuster, but the words of america's commander in chief, to describe his country's state of military readiness. these are the latest pictures of b—1 bombers stationed in guam, the motto of this squadron — "fight tonight." president trump reminded
people of that on his twitterfeed this morning. he's deploying social media to ratchet up his rhetoric. "military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded, "should north korea act unwisely. "hopefully, kim jong—un will find another path. " and last night, there was another personal warning to the north korean leader. he has disrespected our country greatly. he has said things that are horrific. and with me, he's not getting away with it. he got away with it for a long time between him and his family. he's not getting away with this. this is a whole new ball game. as the government of japan deployed missile interceptors to guard against north korean rockets, international leaders essentially told both sides to cool it. translation: i believe that... i'm firmly convinced that an escalation of rhetoric will not contribute to a solution of this conflict. translation: when a fight has nearly broken out, the first step away from that dangerous threshold should be taken by the side that is stronger and smarter.
amidst this verbal brinkmanship, it's emerged the trump administration has been secretly talking to north korea about americans in prison there, and deteriorating relations. the news came as america's defence secretary emphasised diplomacy. you can see the american effort is diplomatically led, it has diplomatic traction, it is gaining diplomatic results. and i want to stay right there, right now. the tragedy of war is well enough known. it doesn't need another characterisation beyond the fact that it would be catastrophic. holiday—makers on guam, the island north korea has threatened with missiles, still seem unfazed. but amongst the beach reading this morning, a fact sheet from the guam government, warning not to look at fireballs. as we heard since the report we had
donald trump making his statement, another statement, anthony, world leaders, even the trump administration tried to calm things down, but donald trump is not listening. key is not once again this afternoon he was leaning into his original remarks, when said if north korea makes one threat, one over threat they will regret it, that's similar to what donald trump said a couple of days ago. it was not the fire and fury warning he made but he was talking about punishing north korean threats and we saw people like rex tillerson and james matus, talking about us military response to north korean actions so once again it seems donald trump is saying, the mere
threat could prompt response. definitely worth flagging that up. he is standing by his earlier comments but as you say, james mattis was playing this town, who is advising him to behave this way? during the campaign donald trump said he is his own best foreign policy adviser, that the generals are all well and good but he trusts his instincts and his instincts got him elected and he was going to use them while the leader of the country, and i think we are seeing that in play. he has criticised previous presidents are not talking a strong game, not upping the rhetoric when confronted by north korea so his strategy seems to be match over the top language with language of his own. but if we step
back and look at it, his words are not necessarily being followed up by american action on the ground, if we we re american action on the ground, if we were preparing for some sort of extended military campaign you would see troop movement and preparations which are not there right now, bombers are flying out of guam, there are planned military operations with south korea, but the sort of preparations for military action are not there right now. as always, good to talk to you anthony. stay with us, we have lots to come including all the sport, the opening day of the english premier league season. the big crowds became bigger is the time of the funeral approached. as the lines of fans became longer the police prepared for a hugejob of
crowd control. idi amin, uganda's former dictator has died at the age of 80. he has been buried in saudi arabia where he lived in exile after being overthrown in 1979. 2 billion people around the world have seen the last total eclipse of the sun to take place in this millennium. it began itsjourney off the coast of canada, ending three hours later when the sun set over the bay of bengal. welcome to bbc world news today. the main headlines, kenya's electoral
commission has announced that uhuru kenyatta has been re—elected president, the opposition has resurrected the result complaining of fraud. and donald trump escalates his direct towards north korea as he warns 03 solutions to the stand—off are locked and loaded unless the regime backs down. at least 37 people have been killed in egypt's worst rail accident in several yea rs. worst rail accident in several years. around 120 people were injured when two passenger claims collided head—on. the accident happened on the northern coastal town of alexandria, the cause of the collision are still unclear. the preliminary cause right now is the person responsible for warning the coming train did not notice and did not warn it and this is why the incident happened. like you said it was close to the city of alexandria,
the second—largest city, and where egyptians head for summer vacation and that is what thousands of those people on the train were intending to do. you mention thousands of passengers is that her busy these trains would have been? actually these trains are some of the cheapest, one of the cheapest trains, both of them, to alexandria, there is no regulation in terms of having a specific seat allocated by your ticket so this is why it's a lwa ys your ticket so this is why it's always packed, the carriages are packed with passengers. also an important contributing factor is the price, the fears for the railway has not increased in the past year saw the egyptian government to her decision to float the pound in november 2016 and left the subsidy on fuel sending the price of transportation to this guy but trains remain the cheapest in the country and this was why it was the
means of transport for many of these poor egyptians who would not have afforded it otherwise. an update from cairo. in case you have missed it the football is back, let's get all the sport. the 26 english premier league season is underway starting on a friday night for the first time ever and if this evening ‘s game is anything to go this evening ‘s game is anything to 9° by this evening ‘s game is anything to go by its going to be a very exciting season. two goals in the first five minutes and four in the first five minutes and four in the first half, la cazette first five minutes and four in the first half, lacazette scoring for arsenal then shinji okazaki equalising for leicester city, jamie vardy put leicester equalising for leicester city, jamie va rdy put leicester ahead equalising for leicester city, jamie vardy put leicester ahead again but danny welbeck made it 2—2 at half—time but jamie va rdy danny welbeck made it 2—2 at half—time but jamie vardy has scored in the second half, the latest score a 3—2, in the second half, the latest score a 3-2, 76 in the second half, the latest score a 3—2, 76 minutes on the clock. liverpool have not started their new season but are already in a battle to keep hold of star player philippe
coutinho. he responded to the club responding saying they will not sell him to barcelona by handing in a tra nsfer him to barcelona by handing in a transfer request. it's turning into quite a saga, on wednesday liverpool rejected and £90 million bid for coutinho from barcelona but it has emerged coutinho has handed in a tra nsfer emerged coutinho has handed in a transfer request. that news emerging just hours after liverpool issued a statement insisting he was not for sale and they would not be considering any offers. liverpool i can tell you have rejected the tra nsfer can tell you have rejected the transfer request, they insist he is not for sale but she suspected that sagais not for sale but she suspected that saga is going to run and run. brighton will be back in the top division for the first time in 3a yea rs division for the first time in 3a years and the formidable opener on saturday at home to big spending manchester city. for us some great
exa m ples of manchester city. for us some great examples of teams that have gone up and stayed up and done well over a period of time and there are ones that have not, so yes, we will look for, to try and get as many good experiences and as much knowledge is what we can do and that's notjust over this summer, that's as we go through this season because everybody will hit difficult periods and what you have to be able to do is overcome them periods. brighton we re is overcome them periods. brighton were just attempt to the english championship title last season by newcastle, they play tottenham or earn sunday and despite missing out on so of their summer transfer targets, rafa benitez insists he is committed to the cause. obviously i said how i feel during this summer. but at the same time i said that my commitment is 100% with this team,
this club, in terms of trying to learn from the first game in the last one. so my ambition is to do well every single game to get three points and see where we are in the table. iam pleased points and see where we are in the table. i am pleased with everything, to say that would not be true, but i'm not saying i will not do my best to be as high as possible in table. the athletics championships turning into a the athletics championships turning intoa bumper the athletics championships turning into a bumper wheat from the usa, and the team have strengthened their position at the top of the leaderboard with gold. and american golfers dominating the leaderboard at the uspga, the final major of the year, kevin kisner the outright lead halfway through his round four shots clear of louis oosthuizen. rickie fowler and hideki matsuyama both chasing their first major and are one shot further back on three under. rory mcilroy is still
struggling however, three bogeys in his last four holes, sergio garcia, adam scott and justin rose also struggling to make the cut. that's all the sport for now. thank you, babies are a big business and an increasing number of parents think what is best for their child has a high price tag. in america thatis has a high price tag. in america that is fuelled by a premium market as parents blow the budget to make sure they get hold of luxury brands. when we were growing up we never had these options. shopping for a baby is not what it used to be. women would come downstairs and we would call the stroller pets and they would start crying because there are so many options. an explosion of choice. it's an easy fold, a strap like that. jamie is an expert in infa nt like that. jamie is an expert in infant gear. a lot of cribbs but
people do the reverse investments, they will spend more money on the cred than the mattress. for him that the current boom started with the stroller. they were the catalyst for the baby gear render songs because they came out with a cool stroller and then all the others had to step up and then all the others had to step up theirgame and and then all the others had to step up their game and that trickled down into other categories. in america women are waiting longer to have children so by then they have more disposable income and the industry is growing faster to cater to them. this year the global market is expected to reach $66.8 billion. for all the cuteness this is a billion—dollar industry with baby companies focused on trying to figure out how to get expectant pa rents to figure out how to get expectant parents to spend more. the choices can be built will bring. here these pa rents a re can be built will bring. here these parents are all too well aware of how daunting it can be. there is an
upper tier of product available which is geared towards people that are extremely wealthy. it's easy to get wrapped up in it, it's very expensive. you can get so caught up on it especially at instagram and lives these families have. they are a lwa ys lives these families have. they are always so beautiful and homes are so wonderful and they have so many perfect baby items so you think you certain things. take every parent ‘s desire to get the best for the kids add to the consumer desire and big profits seem to be child's play. expensive business isn't it? if you would like to get in touch on any of the stories we have covered i am on social media. thanks for watching, goodbye. this is bbc news. the next story is
of course... at ten o'clock clive miley will be here with a full round—up of today's news but first of all this special investigation, a report on operation sanctuary, the northumbrian police enquiry into an asian grooming gang operating in the west end of newcastle. he reveals how is part of the operation police paid a convicted child rapist more than £10,000 to infiltrate the gang that was preying on vulnerable girls. vulnerable teenagers, groomed and abused by a gang of asian men in newcastle have finally got justice. a multi—million pound police operation has uncovered years of sexual exploitation of children and young women. it's a problem that authorities across the country have struggled to tackle. but inside out can reveal how
the investigation here came close to collapse after northumbria police secretly paid a man who raped a child thousands of pounds to infiltrate the grooming gang. for the first time, we tell the whole story. police — emergency? if you try anything — you tried it on with us. he tried to sleep with us. a police operator takes a 999 call. there's an argument going on. it's (bleep) rape. she's my girlfriend, it doesn't matter, it doesn't matter. go home, take a taxi, yeah. well, go on then. what's happening? she just wants to go.
i'll go then. no. no, i need to know what is going on. there's clearly a disturbance there. what's going on? 0k, 0k, it doesn't matter, thank you. after the call, which lasted several minutes, the handler established she was speaking to this man. the police did investigate, but took no further action against minoyee, describing his victim as drunk and abusive. but six years later, this assault was played out in court as part of operation sanctuary, a police investigation finally lifting the lid on the actions of a grooming gang. it exposed how, over many years, a group of asian men from the west end of newcastle had been abusing vulnerable young women and girls. throughout much of this programme we're reconstructing
real—life events. sarah was 19, extremely vulnerable and unable to look after herself. along with other at risk teenagers, she was regularly abused by older men. these are sarah's words, spoken by an actor. they just sit there and have a couple of drinks, have a couple of puffs of cannabis, get up and dance and they try and get into the bedroom by grabbing us like around the belly, and when you do that against the door, "no", they still try and drag you though to the bedroom. basically, they think that, like with them having a load of money and they're married and they've got kids and all of that, that they can go for younger...
like our age, and have sex with them for like forty quid or a tenner or something like that. in the new year of 2014, sarah told the police she'd been raped by abdul minoyee, the same man heard arguing on the 999 call three years earlier. ever since i've kept to myself. i haven't told my dad, my family members. i couldn't bring myself to tell anyone because i felt ashamed, embarrassed. and people were going, "have you ever been raped?" well, i bloody have!