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Al Jazeera
Nov 4, 2015 10:00pm EST
. >> historic summit, who stands to win or lose when leaders of taiwan and china pleat for the first time in six decades. the possible consequences for u.s. >>> forced out, romania's prime minister and his entire cabinet resign. alast week's night club fire point to deep corruption. >>> 20 years ago today, the death of itzaak rabak rabin affe peace process. >>> good evening i'm antonio mora. after u.s. intelligence pointed to a bomb causing saturday's metro jet crash, hundreds of british tourists are stranded in sharm el sheikh after airlines suspended service to the region. also, significant possibility the crash was caused by a bomb. russian officials aren't going that far but they are looking into the possibility of an object on board caused the crash. lisa stark has more. >> antonio, so the question tonight, was a bomb smuggled on board this plane at the sharm el sheikh airport? according to the associated prets onpress one piece of evide points to that that a rebel group in the sinai associated with i.s.i.l. may have planted a bomb on this plane. but at this point, there is no definitiv
Al Jazeera
Nov 6, 2015 10:00pm EST
sides has vostled over moree than six decades between taiwan and china. and china. >> the next big quake. >> there could be a rupture along the entire fault line. >> that's right. >> we have 300,000 kids that are in collapse prone schools. >> the tsunami, it's gonna move faster than you can run... usain bolt won't be able to out run it. >> techknow's team of experts show you how the miracles of science... >> this is what innovation looks like. >> can affect and surprise us. >> i feel like we're making an impact. >> let's do it. >> techknow - where technology meets humanity. >> welcome back to al jazeera america i'm antonio mora. coming up in this half hour of international news closer ties between cuba and mexico open up or the immigration. >>> but first a look at the stories making headlines across the u.s. in our american minute. after a seven year review, president obama has rejected transcanada's application to build the keystone xp pipeline between alberta and alaska. hard liners including democrats oppose the decision. >>> affordable care act, the court will hear an appeal br
Al Jazeera
Dec 16, 2015 10:00pm EST
. maintains a so-called one china policy, washington is committed under the taiwan relations act to ensure taiwan can maintain a credible defense. >>> protesting against impeachment in brazil. why people in dozens of cities came out against process. even though they don't support president dilma rousseff. and calling for the president's resignation. o. >> travel between the u.s. and cuba could soon be an even more regular occurrence. the deal allows negotiations to begin between cuba and u.s. airline companies. it could take months before regular flights begin but when they do, the difficult chartered flights to cuba should become a thing of the past. the brazil supreme court should rule tomorrow whether dilma rousseff could face impeachment. breaking spending rules to bolster her reelection bid last year, the election committee was rigged by a secret ballot so it would be filled with rousseff's opponents. only brazil's senate has the power to remove her completely from office. the country is divided away to do. people protested against the impeachment process, but thousands of othe
Al Jazeera
Nov 27, 2015 10:00pm EST
china where the pageant finals are being held. we are following breaking news out of colorado springs where a five-hour stand off is over. a suspect is in custody. one police officer and two civilians are dead. several others are injured. authorities are describing what they call a huge crime scene. police still don't know why the suspect chose the planned parenthood building. jim hooley is there with more on this. >> reporter: at the clinic, it is on the other side of this police vehicles. it sits over here at this large intersection. just a short time ago we were able to get the confirmation on the id for the officer that was killed. we understand he is 44-year-old garret space pace swaze. he was not here at the scene per se. he was working at the down town campus of colorado. he got the call for mutual aid going out when this started at around noon time today. he immediately rushed here to help out his fellow officers. >>> unfortunately with this tragic situation today we have to confirm that we have two civilian casualties on scene and the death of one police officer. >> reporter:
Al Jazeera
Nov 18, 2015 10:00pm EST
, but beijing says one of the victims was a chinese citizen. and china has promised to bring to justice those responsible for his murder. david cullkullen has served as chief strategist, former lieutenant colonel in the australian army, david good to have you with us. you've argued that dealing with i.s.i.l. as a counterterrorism effort is a mistake that it needs to be dealt with more as a war with an enemy state. how would that work if i.s.i.l. isn't a conventional army? >> on the ground in iraq and syria it very much is a conventional army. it has hundreds of tanks, uses suicide bombers much as a conventional army uses artillery and in a conventional way. what i have argued is it operates in three levels, within iraq and syria we are very much dealing with a state like adversary that needs to be targeted as a state. but of course as we have just seen in paris there are a couple of other levels as well. there are the external i.s.i.s. provinces, in a variety of places globally and it is there is also the network of cells and underground groups as we've seen in europe. so it is
LINKTV
Sep 27, 2012 11:30am PDT
asia encompasses three subregions: japan; north and south korea; and china, mongolia and taiwan. the late 1900s saw the reemergence of east asia as a world political, economic and cultural force. nearly 1.3 billion people reside in the region's largest country, china. the province of guangdong is on china's southern coast. this area has sustained extraordinary growth in recent decades, thriving as a base of manufacture for a global economy. advancements in communication and transportation facilitate globalization. containerized shipping is a cost-effective means of transporting a variety of goods. guangdong's relative location to hong kong's ports and financial infrastructure is key to determining its position at the epicenter of chinese economic development. through guangdong, we see the forces of globalization at work in the pearl river delta and beyond. many observers argue the costs and benefits, but few dispute that globalization is the most profound reorganization of the world since the industrial revolution. the driving force of globalization is economic, and at the core of th
WHUT
Dec 10, 2010 7:00am EST
. on the other hand, the chinese reaction may have come in a very strange way, highlighted china's lack of democracy and human rights record, even though the chinese government would say they have improved human-rights enormously in the past 30 years as the chinese economy develops. >> do you think the nobel peace prize is trying to make a point of what is happening in china? >> yes, definitely. they say china is now a superpower or a growing power and big countries, big economies, should be able to take criticism from outside. and china, whatever they do inside china would have an influence on the outside world as well. they would want to see china developing. at the same time, they need to push on political reform. >> ok, thank you very much. let's go live to oslo, again, and the next voice you hear will hopefully be steven sacker, our man in oslo. >> to special continuing coverage here on "bbc world news." the nobel peace prize award ceremony live from oslo. thank you very much for joining me. for the next hour or so, we will be following the unfolding awards ceremony. the event
Al Jazeera
Dec 22, 2015 10:00pm EST
. one of china's prominent human rights lawyers avoids down time. his days as a champion of free speech may be over. >> political uncertainty. protests are growing in haiti. after the president until run up election is definitely postponed. what is fuelling the country's political unrest. beautiful and brave. miss iraq. grounded in baghdad for the first time. why she and other contestants defied death threats to be in the pageant >>> good evening, everyone, i'm adam may in for antonio mora. this is al jazeera america's international news hour. tonight we begin with a battle for ramadi. the iraqi military launched on offensive aimed at recapturing the capital of anbar province, helped by the air strikes, the iraqi forces advanced inside the city center. a defeat would representatives a substantial loss for i.s.i.l. according to one estimate, the group lost 14 per cent of hits territory since the start of the year. i.s.i.l. is far from finished, releasing footage showing its fighters controlling the city of cert. the president called islamic police, hinting they'll expand into nort
PBS
Nov 10, 2010 5:00am EST
we do for you? >> and now "bbc world news. >> the british prime minister tells china economic freedom must go in step with political reform. more attacks on christians in iraq, as a militant group there calls them legitimate targets. signed into law, french retirement age rises to 62 as the president's signature seals legislation which caused weeks of protest. welcome to "bbc world news." i'm david eades. also coming up in the program -- president obama arrives in seoul on the latest leg of his asian tour. and the beginning of the end for harry potter. the stars look back on 10 years of film wizardry. >> thank for joining us. david cameron has used the main spreach of his trip to china to stress the virtues of open, democratic government. in an address to university students in beijing, mr. cameron told his audience the political freedom, an open media, and the rule of law provided the best path to stability and prosperity. >> china's leaders like to be flattered. in fact, david cameron has brought the biggest ever ministerial and biggest delegation to china has gone down well
PBS
Dec 14, 2015 3:59pm PST
of the reef islands in the south china sea. president obama says the u.s. is hitting the islamic state harder than ever. it's the start of a campaign to reassure a nervous american public. >> 30 seconds. making history once again. the apollo 11 capsule lands at the center of a cutting-edge project to give us a front row seat to the moon. katty: welcome to our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. china's program of building islands in the south china sea has drawn international criticism and concern. the new landmasses have been almost inaccessible to the outside world, but the bbc has recently gotten the exclusive access to the artificial isles, which are large enough for factories. rupert wingfield-hayes flew in a small civilian aircraft into china's self-declared security zone. he sent us this report. rupert: it's just before dawn on this philippine island. even at this hour, it's hot, but there is no sign here of the trouble brewing a few hundred miles out to sea. i am about to take off on a trip the chinese government has tried to stop. as we roll dow
WHUT
Sep 18, 2012 7:00am EDT
"gmt." also coming up in the program, angry protesters in china call for a declaration of war in japan in the biggest flare-up of anti-tokyo sentiment in a decade. nato short -- sharpens after the sharp rise in attacks by afghan colleagues. is it the failure of nato policy? it is midday in london, 7:00 in beijing in the evening, 1:00 in the afternoon in france, where a french court has ordered the magazine to hand over topless photos of the duchess of cambridge. the magazine, of course, had already published the photos. the publication was told to cease immediately in publishing the images. hugh, from paris. round one to the duke and duchess of cambridge? >> definitely and predictably. this civil court has found in favor of the royal couple and issued an emergency injunction banning the magazine from any further publication of these intimate photographs. the case was argued yesterday in court, putting their points of view of, saying that the judges filed their decision and it is as, one of the predicted, in favor of the royal couple, meaning that the magazine cannot republish the photo
PBS
Jan 19, 2011 5:30pm PST
human-rights. china's president visiting the u.s. tunisia's interim president promises a break from the past and tries to calm protests in the capital. welcome to "bbc world news," broadcast on pbs in america and around the globe. coming up later, the un security council agrees to send 2000 more peacekeepers to ivory coast. countdown to a big de, 100 days from now prince william will mary kate middleton. choreographed visit, the unpredictability of a washington press conference has thrown up a surprising admission from the chinese leader. president hu jintao has obama said ca long way on the issue but he will continue to be candid with his visitor. most of the biggest economic powers have been talking trade and currency. >> two presidents, together they preside over a quarter of the world's population at one-third of the economy. they differ profoundly in their philosophy with government but -- >> we had an enormous stake in 9gfzç success. in an interconnected world and global economy, nations including our own will be more prosperous and more secure when we work together. >> they
WHUT
Nov 16, 2009 7:00am EST
. >> in china, this is not the kind of policy they are used to. the president prepared to discuss and debate with students live on tv. >> it is a great honor -- >> he started with an assurance that the u.s. wanted to work with china. >> we did not seek to impose any system of government on any other nation. but w also don't believe that the principles thate stand for are unique to our nation's. more is to be gained one great powers cooperate and when they collide. please. >> but the questions, when they came, were pretty gentle. he responded with cautious, careful replies. sidestepping an opportunity to speak out strongly on china's human rights record. most critical, when talking about restrictions on the use of the internet. >> i am a big supporter of not restricting internet use, internet access, and other information technologies like twitter. the more open we are, the more we can communicate and also helped to draw the world together. >> the events were strains live on the internet by the white house. in chinese television, only viewers in shanghai could watch the president's rem
WHUT
May 24, 2010 7:00am EDT
., but what if china, the traditional supporter of the north? it is the test of beijing. can rise above all the alliances -- alliances, and at the super regional power that it is? >> this is a man carrying away to boarding -- how to respond to the torpedo attack on one of your countries were shipped without risking escalation? here's what he plans to do. >> south korea will ban all north korean ships from its waters, the president told the nation. we will spend almost all trilling's and refer the incidents to the united nations. the warship was split in half by the force of an explosion that had it late one evening at the end of march. it has since been salvaged in two parts. and an international team including american and british experts has completed its investigation. they concluded the ship was sunk by a north korean torpedo designed to explode in the same way as this tests conducted by the australian navy. the remains of just such a torpedo water found close to the wreckage. >> the retaliation was never an option by the south korean government because of the risk, but it has
PBS
Nov 9, 2010 12:30am PST
british prime minister arrived in china with the u.k.'s biggest business delegation in living memory seeking to double trade in five years. president obama backs a place for india at the top table of world diplomatic power, a move strongly condemned by pakistan. doctors in haiti say they're examining more than 100 suspected cases of cholera in the capital, port-au-prince. welcome to bbc news. also in this program, the gulf of mexico oil spill, a top investigator says there's no evidence it was caused by b.p. cost-cutting. after the latest in a series of assaults on russian journalists, president mediedive says those responsible will be brought to justice. the british prime minister, david cameron, has just arrived in china ahead of the biggest british trade delegation in that country carrying the message that britain is open for business and wants a stronger relationship with china. critics are urging him to bring the issue of china's human rights to the table. earlier, i spoke to our correspondent in beijing about the visit to china. >> i think what britain wants to demonstrate is t
PBS
Aug 25, 2015 3:59pm PDT
-- this is "bbc world news america." washington, i am katty kay. china's central bank cuts interest rates, but the doll still sinks 200 points. ch trainect on a fren wash a jihadi video just before the violence. 10 years after hurricane katrina smashed into new orleans, we visit the one radio station that stayed on the air throughout the storm. ♪ katty: welcome to our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. today, china's central bank cuts interest rates and eight attempt to prevent more falls in stock prices. that was not enough to lift the dow jones into positive territory. it dropped more than 200, that brings the last five trading days to almost 2000 points. in china there is no sign of a rebound, and it is still a cause of global concern. here's her china editor. >> many chinese seemed unaware of the collapse in their stock market today. share prices slid by almost 8% after falling but more than -- after falling by more than eight percent yesterday. the year-long debt fueled price bubble could not last, and now it has burst spectacularly. at the height o
PBS
Nov 9, 2017 5:30pm PST
o'brien. president trump backed away, from his tough talk on china saying he doesn't blame beijing , for any trade imbalance, it's the fault of his predecessors. pres. trump: who can blame any country for taken advantage of another country to the benefit of its citizens. i give china great credit. jane: saudi arabia tells its citizens to leave lebanon immediately. lebanon demands the return of its prime minister after a shock resignation. we'll have the latest on rising tension. and lbj comes to the big screen. rob reiner tells about two of the most turbulent weeks in u.s. history. ♪ welcome to worews america. president trump is wrapping up his visit to china and it's been one full of praise for president xi jinping. it is a marked archer from his tough talk in the past. instead of blaming china for what he called a big trade imbalance, he laid the responsibility on prious u.s. residents. when it came to president xi, mr. trump called him a very special man. from beijing, our china editor reports. reporter: the real estate billionaire and the career communist, making an odd coupl
PBS
Feb 14, 2012 6:00pm PST
to "newsday" on the bbc. >> >> the headlines. china's leader in waiting is welcomed at the white house as he meets barack obama for the first time. more uncertainty for greece. euro zone finance ministers cancel crucial talks over concerns about its austerity plans. >> a massive security crackdown in bahrain on the first anniversary of pro democracy demonstration. 70 years after the fall of singapore, victims of the war and japanese occupation are remembered. it's 7:00 a.m. in singapore. >> it's 2:00 a.m. in london, forecasting to viewers on pbs in america and around the world. welcome to newsday. president obama has held talks at the white house with the man expected to become china's next leader, xi jinping. china's current vice president said he hoped his visit would strengthen ties between the two countries but relations between the world's biggest economies are strained, particularly over trade, currencey and human rights. >> a ceremonial welcome at the pentagon today for china's leader-in-waiting. xi jinping is known tour a fan of hollywood war films but much else about him
WHUT
Nov 14, 2012 7:00am EST
deals, the ruling elite gives messages on its new leadership. expected to be formally named as china's new leader for the next 24 hours. we speak exclusively to a dissident artist in china, who warns of a bleak future unless the government allows for fair trials and freedom of expression. >> this net -- if they do not allow that to happen, this nation is at a dead end. >> here in london, these of the headlines. a day of mass crop -- protests across europe, demonstrators say that enough is enough. a long, dark shadow across northern australia. a solar eclipse, witnessed by tens of thousands of people. >> it is midday in london, 7:00 a.m. in washington, 8:00 in the evening in beijing, where the communist party has almost completed the process of handing power over to the next generation of leaders. 2000 party delegates have been meeting for the last week, most of the time behind closed doors. the party congress has now concluded in the coming out of their new leadership lineup. >> as they stepped aside today, the outgoing chinese communist leaders congratulated themselves. under their wa
WHUT
Jan 19, 2011 7:00am EST
, from small businesses to majorwhat can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news." >> and china's president begins his first full day in washington. a private white house dinner and 20 issues when the official talks start. -- fornethorny issues when the official talks start. ♪ >> welcome. the world of news and opinions. also in the program, on trial, a former swiss banker who says he will lift the veil of secrecy over tax evasion. the countdown before the royal wedding. it is midday here in london, early evening in new delhi, and 7:00 a.m. in washington where the chinese president will begin his first full day of his u.s. visit. this may be his farewell trip before he can't overpower in a couple of years. china has risen as a global power which has led to tensions with the u.s.. it may be their differences with what to do with north korea or human-rights. >> were rolling out the red carpet for america's principal partner and a rival. hu jinataeo , was greeted personally buy presents -- vice- president by them and it had a working dinner with the president in the family dining ro
PBS
Jul 12, 2016 3:59pm PDT
fighters in 2012. an international tribunal has ruled that china has no legal right to claim islands and reefs in the south china sea. the chinese have been building artificial islands to back up their claims. the permanent court of arbitration has ruled against beijing. it was immediately rejected by the chinese as nolan floyd. it is likely to add to the significant tensions -- as well and void. it is likely to add a significant tensions in the region. correspondent: these pictures were shown on state television to demonstrate how strong china is, and how angry. even the diplomats were using belligerent language. >> china will take resolute action, he said. if any party dares to challenge china's interest. in these specs of land in the waters around them -- through which trillions of pounds worth of trade passes. over flying the south china sea can be scary, as a bbc news found last year. >> this is the chinese navy. you are breaching. correspondent: this was march 2014. five months later, the reef has been transformed and much of the coral destroyed. by january, it was an artificia
PBS
Jul 5, 2017 5:30pm PDT
missile launch. diplomatic fallout. the united nations china says a military action must not be an option. as the u. s. warns it will use force if asked to. the united states is prepared to use the full range of our capabilities to defend ourselves. and our allies. president trump plans in europe for a series of high profile events. round one is in power and the most closely watched meeting will be with vladimir putin. and they keep that company and that crucial to china's diplomatic out reach. we chill over the politics of pandas. welcome to obvious on public television and around the globe. divisions a match that the united nations today i have the best way to respond to north korea's aggressive missile test. the us ambassador said if the international community acts together. pam prevented could testify. the last will propose new un sanctions. the russians representative warned that attempts to economically strangled north korea would be unacceptable. away since president trump arrives in europe had a the g. twenty summit. a diplomatic editor james landau stop saw coverage. toda
WHUT
Jan 23, 2012 6:30pm EST
rejects an arab league proposal. china rings in the year of the dragon. we have a special report. >> do you think china will become a superpower? ♪ >> welcome to viewers on pbs and around the globe. turning up the pressure on tehran. that is what the european union has done today, imposing some of the toughest sanctions ever in protest over the nuclear program. the measures include a ban on all new will contracts. in retaliation, iran has threatened to close the straits of hormuz through which 1/5 of the world's crude-oil is transported. >> tankers with oil from the gulf heading today towards the strait of hormuz and the open sea beyond. immediately after the european union decision to stop buying iranian oil, some politicians inside iran were threatening to block the gulf. these waters are vulnerable. this is the strait of hormuz. if the weather were a bit better, you could see the mountains of iran just over there. through this narrow strip of water passes 1/5 of all the world oil supplies. it is not surprising that iran is tempted to cut off this artery. it is no surprise ei
PBS
Aug 24, 2015 2:30pm PDT
financial markets take another massive hit as china's economy slows, the dow jones closes down almost 600 points. on the finds it self frontlines of the migrant crisis and is now building a barbed wire fence to try to stop the flow of people. >> this is the hungarian government sending out a clear message to the migrants. we don't want you here. the globaltracking ivory trade with a gps device hitting in a fake task. one journalist worked to follow the path of this illegal business. welcome to our viewers in north america on public television and around the globe. from asia to europe to the u.s., the story was the same -- financial markets around the globe were sent tumbling the ms. continuing fears of the chinese economy. share prices plummeted and the dow jones industrial average was at one point down 1000 points before closing off by more than 580. reporter: the great fall of china -- shares in shanghai dropped a painful 8.5%, which then knocked over japan's stock market, britain, europe as a whole dropping 5.4%, and then to america, where it it was nausea inducing until the market clo
PBS
Nov 2, 2011 5:30pm EDT
crisis that keeps growing. can talks fix anything? what europe needs is a savior. china has the cash, but chinese businesses are not sure that they want to. >> the station goes on the air. >> a milestone in media history. 75 years after the bbc launched regular television broadcasts, we take you back to the studios where it all began. welcome to our viewers on pbs in america and around the globe. the location is lovely, the atmosphere is terrible. the g20 leaders' meeting in tan's must grapple with a crisis. the referendum has shaken markets and infuriated in europe's leaders. angela merkel warned that the rescue package is not up for renegotiation. the greek prime minister is being summoned for urgent talks. >> for the leaders of france and germany, the shock of the greek referendum feels like the trail. angela merkel and sarkozy made huge efforts to deliver last week's deal. they urge them to stick with it. his plan backed the european union back into crisis. papandreou agreed to the rescue. he insists that the greek people must accept or reject it in a referendum. there is no disguisin
PBS
Sep 20, 2012 5:30pm EDT
pakistan where crowds tried to storm the american embassy. china is aging fast. could these pensioners be the stumbling block to the country's economic growth? >> this looming population crisis, the costs that might bring might be what will way the chinese economy down. >> welcome to our viewers on pbs in america and around the globe. a british judge has opened an inquest to discover whether moscow ordered the killing of the former russian spy who died in a london hospital six years ago from a massive dose of radioactive polonium. just before he got sick he had tea with two other russians in a london cafe. now, the court like to know why he was killed. >> alexander litvinenko was poisoned by radiation. he was a fierce critic of the kremlin. where they behind his death? a lawyer for his widow said it was vital to establish whether this was a targeted assassination by agents of a foreign state. this would be an active state- sponsored nuclear terrorism on the streets of london. do you believe that the russian state was behind the murder? >> . now, i believe it. they say that polonium was us
PBS
Jun 8, 2011 6:00pm PDT
. coming up, a potent symbol of power, china's first aircraft carrier takes to the seas. four more could be on the way. hello and welcome. the chief anchor at the international criminal court has said he's becoming more convinced that colonel gaddafi is using rape as a weapon against rebels. luis moreno-0 campo said he has received evidence that shows colonel gaddafi even gives his soldiers viagra the trook moved forward to the south, east, and west and sustained heavy casualties as gaddafi's forces fought back. >> to shouts of "god is great," rebels in misrata start to fight back against gaddafi's forces. "we're on the front line now. we don't need any help because we're ready to defeat gaddafi and his supporters and his this the heaviest fighting around the city since gaddafi loyalists were beaten here in april. at local hospitals, more casualties are rushed in. this doctor says so far his hospital alone has received 11 dead and more than 30 with serious injuries. they expect many more as the fighting continues. meanwhile, colonel gaddafi was facing u.n. allegations of abuse from
BBC America
Jan 20, 2015 10:00am EST
dman. bang! right on cue, economic growth slowed down. we are going to look at how a slowing china, yes it does, has a ripple effect around the world. >>> hello, it's midday here in london, 7:00 a.m. in washington and 2:00 p.m. in jerusalem where the japanese prime minister condemned the threat by the group islamic state to kill two japanese nationals. the group posted a video online that shows two men in orange jump suits. the militants say they will be killed unless japan pays a ransom of $200 million. they are saying that needs to be paid within 72 hours. he directs his message straight to japan's prime minister and says the money matches the $200 million that abe pledged to aid countries fighting i.s. he's canceled part of the trip now to deal with the hostage situation. he calls the threat by i.s. unforgivable. >> translator: they have released the video, which threatens to kill japanese citizens. it is unforgivable and i feel strong resentment toward the threat of human life. i demand the group does not harm the two japanese and release them immediately. i have instructed my
WHUT
Sep 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
lists extraordinary progress during his time in office. while the world war is about china's slowdown, the premier extols the virtues of policies which transformed a nation. welcome to "gmt." i'm david eades. coming up of the program -- pakistan's intelligence agency brands the u.s. as the worst enemy, according to the doctor that guided america's military to osama bin laden. never carry a murray -- andy murray wins his first grand slam final and the first by a british men's tennis player in 76 years. it is midday here in london, 7:00 a.m. in the morning in washington, 7:00 in the evening in beijing where premier wen jiabao has been outlining the scale of china's transformation since he came to power. what a change of leadership looming amid signs of a slowdown in china's own economy, the premier extolled the massive strides forward, and through the years of global economic crisis he said this is do it to his government policies that they managed to avoid businesses failing, workers from becoming unemployed and farmers from returning from their bulges. the growth, which as fallen from
PBS
Feb 17, 2014 3:59pm PST
the security council , russia, china, the u.s., britain and france, are going to have to agree to either refer it or take some kind of action, and it is very doubtful that china would agree to this. they probably would veto because they see north korea as part of their territory, their jurisdiction. but the issue may be if canine doesn't do this, perhaps china and other powers, other international bodies, can take this issue and try to make a difference by engaging the north koreans by finding ways to have dialogue with them to try to fix some of these problems. but it is not going to be easy. >> well, kim jong-un was told by u.n. investigators that he personally could be held liable for crimes against humanity. do you think that is just going to heighten his bunker mentality? >> well, we know very little about this young man. he is in his 30's. he is untested. he is obviously having some internal problems with his leadership. he has executed his uncle. he has demoted a bunch of generals he doesn't consider loyal. there could be, if you look at it in a positive way, some internal
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Nov 15, 2012 7:00am EST
. >> a new leader for a new era. china's next president takes center stage. xi jinping wil preside over a fifth of the world's population. >> friends of the media, china at needs to know more about the world, and the world needs to understand better about china. >> we talk to china's richest man who rose from poverty to the top of the billionaire's elite table. now he is warning about inequality. >> this wealth that has become a huge problem. >> today's other headlines. violence escalated in gaza after hamas rockets killed israelis across the border. egypt warns the situation could escalate out of control. hello and welcome to gmt. it is 7:00 in the morning in new york and 8:00 in the evening here in beijing, where xi jinping has finally been confirmed as the country's next president. he will face a test like no other chinese leader before, having to preside over a party with major changes unleashed by market reforms. he says the party has to be more in touch with the people. >> after a mysterious, a secretive process, china has chosen its new leaders. the new party general secretary as e
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to honor the so-called one china policy, which he had previously threatened to re-examine. the policy relates to the status of the island of taiwan, which beijing sees as a breakaway province, not an independent country. our china editor carrie gracie is in taiwan and reports from the capital, taipei. carrie: people in taiwan have more freedom of expression than people in china. after 70 years governing itself, this noisy democracy has a mind of its own. taiwan even has political satire. in this animation studio, they're not just mocking their own president, but mr. xi and mr. trump. >> we have 1800 missiles pointed our way. at the same time in taiwan we have absolute freedom to do anything we want. satire is one of the things we need to push because it has helped taiwan get its name out there. carrie: beijing doesn't do satire. it has threatened to retake taiwan by force. it has sailed an aircraft carrier past the island last month to show it means business. for beijing this, the island of taiwan, is the last piece in a jigsaw. it is a piece they say will finally reunite a nation bro
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Dec 4, 2013 4:00pm PST
. from beijing we have the latest. in asia rising china is asserting itself. america is responding. ed lines are being tested by beijing. and some have suggested the u.s. decline. the sole rica remains super power. joe biden met many of the hoping to get u.s. visas. >> challenge the government. your teachers. challenge religious leaders. letting china's president status quo is not something america is about to happen. >> you're candid and onstructive in developing this new relationship both qualities are needed. china's leaders adopting the term. ationalist >> this is the issue they've in the sea specs controlled by japan but claimed by china. months china has been endingships to probe japan's resolve, flexing the new naval forces it's building. the islands lie far to the southwest of japan and had an the efense zone covering area. last week china announced its overlapping japans, demanding aircraft here following beijing's instructions. ignoring china's move, america through the bombers zone to signal the u.s. is sear uss about its obligation to defend japan. china responded by scramb
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Feb 15, 2010 7:00am EST
for an understanding. washington would like to see saudi arabia help convince china, a topmporter of saudi oil to back sanctions against iran. the americans also want the kingdom to give their blessing to the palestine president who is trying to decide whether to sit down and negotiate peace with the israelis. in essence, washington and the arabs want the same thing. a more do so i'll iran and peace. but they see those two problems from a very dernt perspective and are concerned about risks involved. that's where mrs. clinton comes in. she is now trying to bridge the gap. >> all of ireland, 24, roman catholic bishops have been summonned to the vatican by pope benedict. being described by the first step after two inquireys of systemic abuse of children by priests and other members of the clergy. they also found that the church of ireland placed their own reputation above the children in their care. here's duncan kennedy. >> pope benedict has already expressed his outrage and shame at the scandal which has engulfed the catholic church in ireland. he said the sexual abuse of children
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Nov 16, 2009 6:30pm EST
. what can we do for you? >> and now "bbc world news." >> barack obama says the u.s. and china can cooperate, but he delivers an uncomfortable message, too, about free speech. on patrol with the police in mexico as the drug a situation has its deadliest days. and we may need to triple aid to our culture. welcome to "bbc world news." coming up later for you -- [banjo plays] on the road again, this time to deliver her memoirs. but there -- but is there more to just -- to this than just plugging a book? and at an exhibit with an important message. ♪ president obama's visit to china is arguably his most significant official trip yet. a day into it, he has stressed again that the u.s. and china and need not be adversaries, that the world would benefit from their cooperation. and in a town hall style event live on tv, he told chinese students that free-speech is a universal right. when he died with china's president -- president -- when he dined with china's president, his message was more diplomatic. >> he is here to say welcome to the rise of a new power in the east, barack obama wan
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Nov 10, 2010 7:00am EST
strong reference to china and its growing strength in the region. >> some would say that it is easier to take a shortcut through development by trading away the rights of human beings for the power of the state. but that is doubtless saw on my trip to india and that is not what i see here in indonesia. >> he did not have much time to mental lungs his fans for old friends. -- to mingle amongst his fans for his old friends. this was more about future french ships. winning america a place of honor in america -- in asia. >> let's get some analysis on that speech. aaron is from the center for strategic international studies. obama says that relations with the islamic world are frayed. how is that going to play in indonesia? >> he hit the mark perfectly when he addressed how islam can be very compatible with democracy and development. he highlighted perfectly how both the u.s. and indonesia share those traits of tolerance and pluralism. it made the speech a very well received in indonesia. >> given that strength of indonesias influence in of world being limited, working together, he says -- wh
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Nov 25, 2015 10:00pm EST
ancient treasures of china, digging to discover the next new dinosaur. next hour, researchers hope they can eradicate malaria by engineering the bug that cars it. how they are changing the genes of mosquitos. that's coming up at 11 eastern, 8 pacific. >>>s>>> the controversial french comedian was sentenced to prison by a belgian covered. anti-semitic joekdz. stranger to the law, he has been repeatedly convicted of racism in france and faced fines for hate speech. in this most recent case, he told the audience of 1100 people muslims and christians shouldunite to kill the jews. judges say he was inciting genocide. he was not in court for the verdict and can appeal the decision. brazilian officials in rio announce their execute plan for the 2016 olympic games with the creation of an intenlligence center. more than 100 countries have asked to have a princess in that execute center. >> we will work in all of the brazilian territory and have an intelligence center for foreign services and up to this moment, we have requests from 103 countries to be present. we believe after these events,
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Oct 27, 2015 3:59pm PDT
news america." troubled waters in the south china sea. to beijing and the u.s. coming within a year nautical miles. the u.s. is preparing to step up its attacks against islamic state militants in iraq and syria. the defense secretary said it could include american action on the ground. teaching young nigerians to get with the beat. music, a veteran of the industry is shaping the stars of the future. ♪ our viewersome to on public television in america and around the globe. an area in the south china sea is a flashpoint between two of the world's most powerful nations. tensions between china and the u.s. have risen after a u.s. warship entered a 12 mile zone around reefs that beijing is turning into island's. it is claimed by five other nations. china says that america's actions are illegal, and a threat to china's sovereignty. rupert wingfield-hayes begins our coverage. rupert: construction cranes sprout from the tiny desert island. this is my first view of china's new manufactured islands as they began growing in the summer of 2014. this place is called johnson south. a few months
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Jan 13, 2012 7:00am EST
model from stores in china after fans caused trouble outside an official outlet. this report from beijing. >> apple products are as popular in china as they are elsewhere in the world. today, the company was due to launch the newest model, the iphone 4s. unfortunately, most customers have not been able to get their hands on them. this flexion store in beijing never even put them on sale. that is because so many people turned up overnight in freezing conditions to be first in line to buy the phone. when people heard they would not be able to get their hands on the latest iphone, they were quite angry. there was a lot of pushing and shoving. as you can see now, the police are outside the apple store in beijing. the shops are closed and the sign on the door says the iphone 4s will not be put on sale at the moment. apple said it had no choice but to close its doors. so many people turned up. it feared for the safety of customers and for its staff inside this shop. it has also decided to postpone the sales of all new iphones. for some customers, they want an apology for waiting up so l
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Feb 14, 2012 7:00am EST
capt. and hand it to china. warm words from beijing, but still those signs it will put up the cash to rescue the eurozone. the libyan town overwhelmed by african migrants inen route. it is midday in london, 7:00 a.m. in washington, and an 3:00 p.m. in bahrain, where there's a tense standoff between security forces and activists. thousands of police have taken up around the capital, manama, especially the square the became a symbol of resistance last year. the rulers still face pressure from the majority shia community of more calling for reform. >> tear-gas and grenades have marked the first anniversary of bahrain's uprising. thousands of mostly shiite protesters have been trying to converge on the site formerly known as pearl roundabout. it was supposed to be illegitimate, peaceful process of democracy. -- to be a legitimate, peaceful process of democracy. many in bahrain have condemned the protest. >> there are two problems in bahrain. the first is the inequality between bahrainis [inaudible] all these issues are the major issues in bahrain. sometimes, there are wars. >> the king
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Nov 9, 2010 5:00am EST
, the british prime minister arrives in china. president obama lands in his home tour to indonesia. and according to its mayor, this village should be declared a disaster zone and buried. we go there to find out why. and quitting cricket after threats of match fixing. >> thanks for being with us. his first major interview since leaving the white house, the former president george w. bush has defended water boarding. he said it helped stop terror attacks at heathrow airport and the simulation of drowning has been -- george w. bush said he was told it was legal. >> george w. bush has had time to look back at his presidency. >> yourds, no one was more sickened or angry than i was when we didn't find weapons of mass destruction. you still have sickening feelings when you think about it. >> i do. >> is there any apologizing to the american public? >> apologizing would say the decision was the wrong decision, and i don't think it was the wrong decision. >> the former president remained defiant saying he gave the go aneed perform water boarding. i said to our legal team are the techniques
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Jul 19, 2012 7:00am EDT
regime. but where is the president's? and the quick march to riches in china. the massive wealth creation of the country's growing middle class. london, 7:00 in a morning in washington, to look like in the afternoon in the bulgarian black sea resort of burgas, where authorities have released a video of a suicide bomber w targetho israeli tourists in a bus attack. this is the man bulgaria believed to be the suicide bomber. he looks disturbingly normal as he wanders about the airport in shorts and a heavy backpacked. that's surely before he boarded the bus. the israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu said that he holds iran responsible for the attack and promised a firm response. now the latest. >> this is the aftermath of a deadly attack. a large group of tourists had just arrived from a charter flight to israel where an explosion ripped apart one of the buses which had been sent to pick them up from the airport. witnesses said body parts were strewn across the ground. other buses and cars nearby caught fire. the bulgarian authorities believe there was a bomb on the bus. the air
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images show china has installed missiles on the south china sea. here are the pictures of woody island in the paracels. this is the northern shoreline. an empty and coastline. images on sunday show a different picture. of eight to batteries missile launchers and a radar system. china says it is a media invention, and it has said it has the right to necessary self-defense facilities. i spoke an earlier time ago with my: who was the deputy of the secretary of states for a east asian and pacific affairs. you make of the timing of this missile installation, coming off of the heels off of a summit that called for a peaceful resolution for these sorts of maritime disputes? show you the will contrast in how china is approaching the issue in the south china sea versus how the united states and other countries in the region are approaching the issue. many countries in the region want to take a diplomatic approach, one that upholds international law of the peaceful resolution of disputes. that was the top of the agenda when president obama met with the leaders a few days ago. china is try
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Sep 30, 2009 5:30pm EDT
american deputy envoy to afghanistan. -- the u.n. dumps its american deputy envoy. china marks years since the revolution. new discoveries about rom's nastiest emperor. -- rome's nastiest emperor. hello. the asia-pacific region has been hit by tsunami and earthquake. there has been a series of natural disasters in no more than 24 hours. 100 were dead after a tsunami. then, an earthquake hit the island of sinatra. it is not that thousands are trapped under the rubble. -- is nthought that thousands are trapped. >> thousands run out of their homes in panic after a devastating earthquake. the powerful tremors caused buildings to collapse. many homes, schools, hospitals have been effected. thousands of people could be trapped under these structures. the indonesian vicepresident warned that the death toll in this tragedy is likely to rise. the closest and largest town near the epicenter is the capital of sumatra. it is home to at least 900,000 people. rescue teams have been sent to the city but there are concerns that will not get there in time. indonesia is no stranger to tragedy on this
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Apr 23, 2012 7:00am EDT
. for germany, the relationship and trade with china is much more important. 6% of all german exports go to china. gdp is made up of shipping stuff to china. one concern for investing in china is hanging onto the international property rights. we know beijing has said it will protect those rights. is that enough to appease the germans? >> with germany depending so much on china, it is also a bit of a two-sided soared. they are importing the latest machinery and all that. they have a history of importing things and then copying them after. german companies are worried about that. any steps the chinese made to make the property rights more sustainable and accountable is a big step forward, of course. >> the also know that chancellor merkel and premier jiabao will be talking about a healthy global economy. they rely on it. >> thank you very much. thank you. there are warnings that the south china sea is becoming an area that could trigger an incident that could bring china and the united states into a crisis. the number of hostile incidents in the region has increased dramatically in rec
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