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WHUT
Feb 20, 2010 7:00pm EST
president obama risking the wrath of china. the dau lee llama visits the white house. what next for the bumpy relation between china and the white house. >> while some young creeks have protested others are heading for the life raft. >> i think most people our age are very much considering -- >> and mick lange low on show in london -- meek lange lowe's show in london -- michelango's show in london. >> this week barack obama inflicted more damage on the already strained relations with china as he hosted the dali lama. while rejecting a chinese call to cancel the meeting, the white house offered the con sill yeah story gesture of making the talks low profile with rows over the proposed sale of military equipment to taiwan and u.s.-china trade imbalance how does this change things? >> this is the only public photograph we're going to get of the u.s. president meeting the dau lee llama. barack obama agreed to dump publicity out of deference to china. america's military budget alone is bigger than china's g.d.p., but not even six flee and military dominance of air, sea and space giving a
WHUT
Jul 11, 2009 7:00pm EDT
. >> this week has headlines, 180 died as violence erupted in western china. beijing sent in troops to restore order. president obama and the russian president pledged major cuts to the inner clear arsenals privy --. g-h secretary general says not enough was done. the final farewell, friends and family pay a final tribute to the king of pop. >> welcome. this week the world watched in shock as ethnic violence broke out in the western region of china. thousands of riots leaving over 180 dead and 800 injured. the violence centered and spread. many muslims report tension with the government. this report contains graphic images. >> violence erupts. the local chinese some more dragster the windows of bosses -- buses and dragged through their homes. this was a ferocious ethnic attack. this is a troubled place. few could believe the anger and violence that has happened here their attackers were their neighbors. the violence was sparked by killings miles away in a suburb of china. groups in exile said that amateur video + internet show and weaker man being chased, running for his life. he is on
WHUT
Nov 21, 2009 7:00pm EST
taking a tour of asia hoping to secure a partnership with china, the world's next superpower. after being sworn in for a second term, the president says afghan forces will take control of security in five years. the australian prime minister says sorry to some australians. and stargazing in europe. ♪ hello and welcome to this week's review of the major stores around the world. this week president obama went on a tour of asia showing how important washington feels it is to build relationships. he met in singapore. he used the occasion to make a personal appeal for the release of a leader. they raised the issue directly with a general. >> a year ago, this image would have been unimaginable. the president of the united states in the same room at the same time as a member of the burmese military government. a sign the new policy of engagement with the region in general. an opportunity for barack obama to call for the release of the democracy leader in burmese. that demand was not reflected in the initial statement of the meeting. >> during our meeting we talked about how, we can work
WHUT
Oct 17, 2009 10:00pm EDT
list shows china second to the united states when it comes to the number of billionaires. and they're getting richer very fast. five years ago, only 100 people in china were valued at $150 million each. today there are at least 1,000. quentin solomon has details from beijing. >> the rest of the world might be feeling poorer but china is getting richer. the country now has $130 millionaires, 29 more than last year. >> with the trading with the west in the last 17 years, china has bucked the trend and it seems to be the wealthiest still growing. they put the credit crunch effectively behind them and resten back to the 2007 peak. >> wong chong fu is worth over $5 billion. his electric car attracted warren buffett. the car has barely gone into production but its potential was enough to get investors excited. in the number two spot is jung yen who is recycling business brought her $5 billion in wealth. most of those in the top 10 made the money from china's property bill. but getting rich here isn't without its perils. the last year's richest man is now in jail, charged with financial crim
WHUT
Jul 10, 2010 7:00pm EDT
relations between kazakhstan and china in the years ahead. >>and the party being planned for the world's biggest tent. >>hello and welcome. i'm eckart sager and this is world business. we are coming to you this week from kazakhstan's capital where the astana economic forum takes place. like many emerging markets kazakhstan is recovering strongly from the global economic downturn, at a time when developed countries continue to struggle. the view of delegates at this event is that this greater strength must be recognised. >>reporter: astana... kazakhstan's 12 year old capital... is at the geographic center of eurasia. eand with the center of economic gravity shifting east... so does the influence of this young city...which hosted over 3,000 participants from 68 countries for the 3rd astana economic forum... >>including three nobel prize winners... >>in an open letter to g20 leaders... the forum offered ways to achieve global economic stability...calling for an improved balance of interest between the developed and developing world. in his keynote address, the president of kazakhstan, nursu
WHUT
Aug 15, 2009 7:00pm EDT
thousands homeless after a typhoon brings devastation to taiwan and southern china. it is national anger as burma's opposition leader is sentenced to longer detention, and in iraq, 30 people are killed in one day by coordinated bomb blasts. rateings to die for. a brazilian television presenter is charged with wiping out the opposition, an cocktail shakers at the ready. the world's best bartenders go head to head at the world's cocktail championships. hello and welcome to this week, a review of the major stories seen here on bbc world news over the past 7 days. this week, typhoons ripped across taiwan and southern china causing massive damage. there were fears that hundreds may have been killed and a major rescue operation was launched to reach the thousands stranded. some areas experienced their worst weather conditions in half a century. there were fatalities in japan and up to a million people were evacuated along the east coast of china, but the island of taiwan was the worst affected. it bore the brunt of the typhoon's 120 kill kilometre an hour winds and rain. raging floods to
WHUT
Nov 28, 2009 7:00pm EST
. what can we do for you? >> and now "bbc world news." >> china it joins america with a promise to limit carbon emissions for the first time. trouble in paradise. shares went tumbling around the world. 35 political activists and 22 reporters are murdered. it is the highest number killed in a single attack. iran is insured by the u.n. watchdog over the uranium enrichment program. he makes a splash when he tries to bridge the gap. hello and welcome to a review of the major news stories seen over the last seven days. in one day this week, the world's two biggest leaders announced they would limit carbon emissions for the first time. on wednesday, president obama said he would attend the climate summit and pledged to cut american emissions by 70% by 2020. t reversed the policy of the bush administration. we have this report from washington. >> certain days remind me of why i ran for this office. then the are moments like this. [laughter] >> he was pardoning the thanksgiving turkey. >> you are hereby pardoned. >> but there was serious movement from the white house on climate change. pre
WHUT
Jul 18, 2009 10:00pm EDT
. >> this week's headlines, china's economy grows while others shrink. mayhem in indonesia as two luxury hotels are hit by bomb attacks. it fell from the sky, 168 people were killed in a passenger jet. the siberian former president says charges against him are malicious lies. a sellout for the royal ballet in havana, the first to visit there in almost 70 years. >> hello and welcome to this week's. this week as the world creeps into the global recession, at the third largest economy announced it was booming again. the chinese economy is growing at an astonishing pace. china achieved an annual growth rate of 8% between april and june even though its export market collapsed. it has done it by putting money into public infrastructure projects and ordering banks to lend. >> china is back in business sooner than expected. there are signs that a recovery is under way. companies are buying more equipment and hiring more staff, firms and their customers are more optimistic. the government's statisticians are still cautious. prices are dropping and deflation is not helping and the economy. there a
WHUT
Jan 2, 2010 7:00pm EST
western china haven't troops are sent in to restore order. western leaders accuse iran of building a second nuclear plant diss despite a u.n. ban. six years after the invasion, american troops hand over power in towns and cities. welcome to this week's news review, major stories seen on bbc during the second half of 2009. in july, six years after american-led forces invaded iraq, president obama has announced thetch withdrawn from the country's towns and cities but he warped difficult days lay ahead as iraqis celebrated. a car bomb in the northern city killed 25 people. the bbc's jim muir witnessed events in baghdad. >> despite the bombsn iraqi victory parade to celebrate the last american leaving baghdad and other cities. on the streets, jubilation. across the board, everyone is glad to see the americans go, it means iraqis are back in charge. >> today we saw great pleasure mixed with deep sorrow. the pleasure of achieving something historic and sorrow for the men, women and children who fell victim to the terroris. >> as though to underline the feelings and fears, another big car b
WHUT
Jan 23, 2010 10:00pm EST
show the world what they are capable of. >> china confounding all expectations. new figures released by the government suggests it grew 8.7% last year. that puts it on course to overtake japan as the world's second-biggest economy. about 300 people died in clashes between muslims and christians in the central nigerian city. houses were set on fire. thousands of people were made homeless. curfew was imposed. restrictions were later relaxed for the residents to get food and water. in one of the biggest corporate failures in japan's history, the largest airline filed for bankruptcy this week. they are being restructured under the supervision of a turnaround organization. president obama's democratic party lost a key election in the united states. republicans got brown won the senate seat formerly held by ted kennedy and the democrats for 50 years. he is already said he will use his senate vote to try to bring down president obama's health care reform. we have this report on a big vote with the repercussions. >> sure he is, the united states senator from massachusetts, scott brown. >> ma
WHUT
Jul 25, 2009 10:00pm EDT
. >> this week china took more steps to the one child policy. urban couples are now being urged to have two children under certain circumstances. the measure has been agreed because china has an aging society and will need more young workers in the future. the interim government in honduras indroduced a publicity stunt, a brief trip back inside the country by the acting president manuel za lie ya. surrounded by supporters, he retreated back across the border. >> european election service says the election in kaz zahn stel short of standards. the team from the human rights watch group reported ballot stuffing and many irregularities. tens of mill quons of people across asia this week had a once-in-a-lifetime chance to witness a tote total solar eclipse. day turned into night as the rays of the sun were blocked. reaction to this extraordinary moment were varied. others saw the eclipse as a bad omen. the shadow raced inland across india towards china. it reached its peak over the south pacific lasting for 6 minutes an 39 seconds. our correspondent was lucky enough to follow the memorable m
WHUT
Jan 9, 2010 10:00pm EST
disease. >>> hundreds of workers in china try to contain an oil leak that spilled oil into the yellow river. pollution was recorded 33 millimeters down stream. it is the closest drinking water for millions of people. >>> the president of iceland refused to ratify a bill to compensate britain and the netherlands for billions of dollars lost in an online bank collapse. the bill -- they would be paying for the government's mistakes. it will now go to a referendum. this led to their debt rating being downgraded. our correspondent has this report from brussels. >> the collapse of the online bank in october 2008 left thousands of british savers fearing for their money. government stepped in to guarantee their deposits, but wanted the icelandic government to pay up. weeks of heated debate finally approved a repayment scheme. the voters worried that the country could not afford it. almost one-quarter of the population signed a petition to withhold the president's signature and turn the bill into law. it referendum on the issue will follow. >> it has become more apparent that people must be co
WHUT
Sep 26, 2009 7:00pm EDT
. >> china has started rolling out a big vaccination program against swine flu as winter sets in. thousands were among the first to receive the vaccination. china has had over 13,000 cases of the virus, but no deaths. >> police officers in northern france dismantled accounts set up by migrants known as the jungle on the edge of the port town of cali. 300 people were detained in the operation. >> bans on spoking in public places have had a bigger impact on health than expected. heart attacks went down more than 25% after the bans were brought in, that according to roimpers in the u.s.a. the deposed president of honduras returned to his country this week and sought refuge in the brazilian embassy. thousands of supporters clashed with police outside the building. as the week came to a close, there was news of talks between the two sides had been arranged. dominick caine with that. >> fighting on the streets in brazil as thousands of supporters of ousted president manuel staveplza lace -- zalias were on the streets. today he got his answer. it was his followers who bore the frunt. >> they are p
WHUT
Aug 22, 2009 7:00pm EDT
dilemma between china's economic growth and the informal cost was highlighted on wednesday after more than 1300 children suffered lead poisoning from exposure from fumes from a manganese plant. it has been closed down until the executive has been arrested. >> was again a chinese hospital is full of sick children and worried relatives. this time it is lead poisoning. in china, safety standards and corruption suffer. when a story like this breaks, local officials tried to hush it up. the police as journalists to leave. this plant is to blame. . it is now under police protection. the locals say it has been pumping filled into the air for years, government promises to relocate families were under filled. the villagers were ignored so they took matters into their own hands. >> water and soil have all been found to be contaminated here. this was their lobby -- livelihood. how will we stay alive? we depend on our crops. how will we survive? >> he is only seven months and he already has led in his blood. how can that be explained? >> there is no word yet on who will be held responsible. offic
WHUT
Oct 3, 2009 10:00pm EDT
country to host a game. and china celebrates 60 years. welcome to this week, a review of the major news stories seen here on "bbc world news" over the past seven days. this week, two huge earthquakes struck the asian pacific region, causing widespread devastation. a strong quake hit the indonesian island of sumatra on sunday. over a 1,100 people died. thousands are trapped under the rebel. a massive rescue operation progressed. they were recovering from a series of tsunamis which struck samoa tuesday. 170 died and thousands were made homeless. both places on the notorious network known as the ring of fire. you'll hear more from our correspondent in a moment. first, a compilation from sumatra. some survivors lie in reach, others beyond help. others more fortunate are pulled from the rubble. but for many, many people, it's just too late. the devastation is everywhere. as is yellow, the color of the body bags which continue to pile up. this is the moment the earthquake struck. a camera captured the chaos that immediately followed. emerging from a crushed area, the first survivor of a trapp
WHUT
Oct 31, 2009 10:00pm EDT
china during the campaign for human trafficking. there were 60 kidnapped children on a web page. they were reunited with their families. about 20,000 children are traffic in china every year. the human rights organization has denied palestinian of access for clean, paid water. some say it is inaccurate. the church of scientology was convicted of fraud and will have to pay $900,000 for preying on financially vulnerable people. a two-year suspended sentence was also given to a leader. president obama will come -- that good news that the american economy is officially out of a recession. the president along with experts warned that there is still a long way to go. >> to some, the party never stopped. this is a swanky restaurant in new jersey that says it has more millionaires than any other state. even her bad times are hard. this person used to work for merrill lynch. he is not ready to start spending. >> even though i have a job and i am married, we are not yet ready to jump into buying a house where making a major luxury purchase yet. >> but some americans are spending more. some say
WHUT
Aug 8, 2009 7:00pm EDT
pressure of sanctions in june and fresh pressure from china, he may be forced to greengage with the u.s. at this moment, it may be more than a human story. north korea may be signaling a threat to make another attempt at coming in from the cold. bbc news, washington. >> international condemnation of israel's decision to move to east shovelers into an occupied a neighborhood of east jerusalem. the united nations and government decried the nation's as unacceptable. the police came and versed light. they applied in force, their mission, to evict nine families. it is the culmination of a fight spanning years over who owns these houses. the rest of the world regards as part of jerusalem as occupied territory. but courts ruled that palestinian families living here do not own them -- the jews do. adam is 4 years old. his mother says he still does not understand why he cannot go back home. >> i have no place to go, she says. this is my home, where we have lived all our lives. indeed, almost immediately, jewish settlers moved in. they say that the proper documents, some dating back more than 100 yea
WHUT
Nov 14, 2009 7:00pm EST
riots. around 200 people died during the clashes between ethnic and then there's china's dominant -- the new lebanese president ha rirri -- the 30-member cabinet includes 10 from the opposition including two and five nominated by the president. the man known as the washington sniper was executed after a last-minute appeal was turned down. john alan mohammed terrorizeed the area around washington, d.c., his lawyers argued he was mentally ill. the egyptian government welcomeed the sentence of life for the man who stabbed a pregnant woman to death. heúíáñ killed her in a german c in front of her son and husband. after a four-hour blackout plungeed many cities including sow paolo and all of neighboring paraguay was left in the dark. the vere storm was to blame for the power cut that left millions in the dark. >> now from sao paulo. >> literally millions of people all left without par at the same time. homes, bars and restaurants were plunged into darkness. head to negotiate city streets without traffic lights. nervous pedestrians tried to cope as best they could while for the safe
WHUT
Jan 16, 2010 10:00pm EST
to pull out of china after it found evidence of what it called a sophisticated and targeted cyber attacks. the company said e-mail accounts of a high-level chinese activists were hacked into. a chord in the philippines heard reports of murder -- a court in the philippines heard grim reports of murder. pope benedict met the woman who'd got him over during mass on christmas eve and forve her. -- who knocked him over during mass on christmas eve and forgave her. on friday, the corruption trial against the italian president silvio berlusconi resumed in milan. it was also his first day back at work since the attack last month. >> the silvio berlusconi back at work this week for the first time since he was attacked last month. his face restored, his supporters point. -- boykins. -- buoyant. it was only last month that he was beaten with a replica of a cathedral. he had two teeth broken. this after he called barack obama suntanned, there were zero hundred -- but explained by the ships with women -- and unexplained relationships with women. and he is in trial accusing him of corruption. t
WHUT
Dec 12, 2009 7:00pm EST
died in bombings in one day than in the whole of november. all dressed up and nowhere to go. china will not allow him to return home. he is living in a japanese loans. -- in a japanese blouse. welcome to "the week in review." this week, all eyes were focused on copenhagen where the climate conference began. the gathering is widely seen as the best last chance to limit global warming. negotiators from 192 nations started two weeks of talks. the in german to protection agency in the u.s. declared the greenhouse gases were in the interim the health of the american people. the bbc environmental correspondent has this report. >> it is described as one of the greatest threats to mankind, a change in the climate fueled by our pollution. the impact is potentially felt in every country on the roof. the world has now come together to try to forge a response. >> a warm welcome to copenhagen. >> today is the largest ever gathering on climate change. 15,000 people are here in copenhagen. the tone was set by a film clip of young girls nightmare about global warming. the scenario was far more exa
WHUT
Feb 27, 2010 10:00pm EST
, everywhere from china to mexico, kenya to lebanon and pakistan. they've been marketed as detecting everything from explosives to elephants and drugs. and they're still being used despite the risks that they pose. >> that was all for this week. from all of us here, goodbye. >> find the story that interest you at bbc.com/news. >> funding for this spreppings made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, honolulu, newman's own foundation, the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundation and union bank. >> union bank has put its global financial strength to work for a wide range of companies. what can we do for you? >> i'm julia stiles. >> i'm kevin bacon. >> i'm kim cattrall. >> hi, i'm ken burns. >> i'm lili taylor. >> i'm henry louis gates jr., and public broadcasting is my source for news about the world. >> for intelligent conversation. >> for election coverage you can count on. >> for conversations beyond the sound bites. >> a commitment to journalism. >> for deciding who to vote for. >> i'm kerry washington, and public broadcasting is my source for intelli
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