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hello. you've watching "gmt" on bbc world news with me. our top story. the fight against ebola now in japan. it says it's ready to provide a new experimental drug. it comes as a different strain of the virus breaks out in one of africa's most popular countries. we ask if there's a link to the west afterri rica outbreak. prisoners are paraded in
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public. challenging stereo types. we meet south korea's female body builders. >> also muscling in with business, aaron is here with a shuffling of government in france. >> it is all change at the government to try to fix an economy that has no growth record unemployment. the question is can the new team turn that around? hello. it's midday london, 2:00 p.m. kiev also 12:00 noon in the democratic republic of congo there. health officials say 13 people have already died in the province. now tests on two more people have confirmed the disease. they say the virus appears to be
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a different strain from that in west africa. in a separate development on the ebola story, japan said it's prepared to provide an antiinfluenza drug scientists have developed as a treatment for the ebola outbreak. here's the chief cabinet secretary. >> if there's a request from the world health organization rgs our nation is prepared to offer the drug and cooperate with companies. however in cases of emergencies, we respond to separate requests meeting criteria. this is truly a global story. in uk, doctors in london hospital have begun treating britain's first ebola patient. he's a health care worker who volunteered as a nurse in sierra leone. he was brought home on a specially adapted private flight and treated in an isolation unit. john has the story.
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>> a police convoy escorting the britain man last night from sierra leone to north london, care was taken to protect the patient and prevent the spread of the deadly virus. he was transported to an rf plane on a trolly covered in plastic. the trip was approved by the foreign secretary on advice from doctors from the uk. he had been looking after people at a hospital. the disease claimed 1,400 lives. it's spread through direct contact with bodily fluids. the outbreak has been exacerbated by a lack of doctors and medical facilities. in the uk, it's a different story. the british man will be treated if in this special isolation unit, a plastic tent allowing doctors to interact with the patient without the risk of
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contamination. health officials say there's no cause for alarm. >> what i would like to emphasize is that the risk of ebola virus infection to the population of this country remains very low and is not changed by this decision. >> there is no cure for ebola but with proper treatment of the symptoms, patients have a chance at beating the virus. last week, two americans who contracted the disease made a recovery and were discharged from the hospital. bbc news. >> so that is the situation with that patient here in the uk. let's talk more about the ebola outbreak that's been noted in democratic congo. this is a different strain health officials are saying. >> it's a different strain unrelated to the current epidemic in west africa. it doesn't make it any worse. it's still bad. doc is used to these source of
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outbreaks. this is the seventh outbreak in congo. unrelated to the other epidemic. >> should we be worried about the different strain breaking out? >> there are five strains of ebola. this is one of the different ones. this doesn't seem so worrying. the government says it's under control. it's in a remote area. no one should be worried about the current epidemic in west africa out of control. we have this outbreak under control. >> no links. how has doc managed to keep it under control in the past in seven outbreaks? >> seven outbreaks with only few dead. some outbreaks had hundreds of dead. these take time to run themselves out. they kill a few hundred people and tend to disappear by isolating the patients. they're in remote rural areas
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and stay there. the current epidemic it's spread to different countries and the world. >> that started in remote areas in guinea and spread to cities. is there any risk or fear that this outbreak # could spread to huge cities like the capital? >> it's very unlikely. 1,000 kilometers away. in most likelihood, this will stay localized. it probably will kill people, but it's contained. >> how confident are they that they can contain this outbreak? >> they're confident. they have 30 or 40 years of experience dealing with it. doctors are sending a team over there. they're fairly confident. doc is watching flights as well. they're worried about contamination of the west africa. >> on that point we have seen south africa not allowing in
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travelers from west africa. the whole continent taking this seriously. >> taking it seriously with big economic impact unfortunately. >> thanks very much for coming by and talking to us about that. now let me bring you other news making headlines around the world. in syria, the foreign minister says syria is willing to cooperate regionally and internationally. the islamic group took control of the air base in syria. this shows convoys of supporters celebrating the capture of the tabqua air base sunday. it was the government's last remaining foothold in the proof vince. warplanes have carried out air strikes since on the air base. the french president dissolved the government after disagreements over the direction of economic policies. hollande asked the prime minister to form a new cabinet
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following public criticism from two senior minister who is says france's austerity policies were choking economic growth. we'll have more on that in our business segment. iran says it shot down an unmanned israeli drone. iranian television shows pictures of drone it says was shot down when it tried to fly in the restricted air space. it's situated several hundred kilometers inside iran. israel has not commented. brazilian police say four police officers have been killed. 1,000 inmates rebelled at a jail. they are demanding better conditions and said to be holding two guards hostage. negotiations are taking place to try and resolve the standoff.
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now, let's update you on the situation in ukraine. germany has said rebels in eastern ukraine may have committed a war crime by parading prisoners in public. it happened sunday which is ukraine's independence day. on monday, the russian's foreign minister lavrov says russia will send a second aid convoy to eastern ukraine. the bbc david stern is in kiev joining us now. why have germans started to talk about war crimes in this way? what are they thinking and worried about? >> reporter: well difficult to say, but it should be said that this incident on sunday created quite a reaction, cite an outcry here in kiev among officials, among the people here seeing these prisoners of war marched through the center of the city of donetsk by the rebels. verbal abuse hurled at them. they were called fascists. the street was cleaned by a
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street cleaning truck. the accusation or possibility that this is a war crime is echoed by human rights watch. they said this was a clear violation of the geneva convention for the treatment of war prisoners and that it could be a war crime. the one person that disagrees is the russian foreign minister lavrov that said he saw nothing humiliating in this act. they seem to be getting reaction as we speak. >> you mentioned lavrov, the russian fortune minister. he talks about the convoy saying russia will second a second convoy. the first took a lot of time to get to ukraine, held up on the border. there were lots of concerns. it went in and left again. does this mean the second one should cause fewer worries, or are the concerns still there?
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>> reporter: well, we'll see what will happen. the previous one caused concerns, controversy and a lot of questions. as we saw a number of trucks were nearly empty, it was considered a violation of the ukrainian or called a violation of ukraine's territorial sovereignty. the truck went in without permission from ukrainian officials and also without permission from the red cross supposed to be supervising this. this is happening as fighting continues in the east and particular near the southern port city of mariupol. ukrainian officials are saying russian armored vehicles and russian troops without marking are trying to move into ukraine. we do not have independent conversation of this. we're getting contradictory reports. this goes hand in hand with other reports we heard previously from officials and western journalists that armored vehicles with russian number of
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plates, russian military plates and russian forces have been moving into ukraine. the convoy is taking place against the backdrop. it will remain to see how this particular convoy will be treated. >> okay. david stern in kiev there. thanks very much david. now, the united nations has told bbc there's a worrying increase in the number of girls who have fled the conflict in syria forced into early marriages. new figures from the u.n. show one quarter of all registered marriages of syrian refugees in jordan involve a girl under 18. some as young as 12. we have this special report. >> born into exile, he is just a few hours old. a child of the refugee camp. his weary mother was married at 16. the war in syria took her home
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and her childhood. the midwife gives her a quick lesson in mother hood. she says she would rather be doing lessons in school, but her parents made her get married. outside the clinic, a plea to spare young girls from adult burdens. >> translator: you let your daughters marry from 17 down to 12 and 13. they can't cope with the responsibility. >> this young mother who asked us to conceal her identity was married at 15. she now has a treasured daughter. >> translator: it's wrong for a child to raise a child. there are so many family and financial problems. >> soon she may lose her
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daughter. her husband is threatening to take the baby away because she wants a divorce. the camp is an expanse of the dispossessed, place of interrupted lives. families here look for ways to safeguard their daughters. some syrians have a tradition of early marriage. for others, war changed the landscape. like this orphan learning to be a housewife, she fled syria with her extended family when she had to share a cabin with male relatives. she was married off at 13 to her 19-year-old cousin. now a year later, she's pregnant. >> translator: i'm scared of having the baby because i feel i won't be able to look after it. i wish i could have continued studies and become a doctor and not got married so young. >> outside the camp in the
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nearby city, many teenage girls are effectively being sold. refugees here tell us there's now an organized trade in young girls involving syrian brokers and men mainly from the gulf state. men make a donation to needy families, then the first question they ask is do you have daughters? most have an age group in mind. they want girls who are 14 or 15, sometimes even 13. >> this girl who doesn't want to be named was married at 14 to a 50-year-old from kuwait. he abandoned her when she got pregnant. now she's struggling to support her son. >> translator: usually a girl's wedding day is the happiest day many her life. for he, it was the saddest. everyone was telling me to smile or laugh, but my feeling was
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fear from the moment we got engaged. i was very scared. >> her mother, a war widow had seven other mouths to feed. she told me she gave away her daughter in return for more than $14,000 because she was desperate, but said she wouldn't sacrifice another child this way. back in the camp, a bride on her wedding day. her family didn't want us to show her face. she's only 13. because of the conflict in syria, there were no big celebrations. it looked like she was playing a dressing up. as young as she is, marriage is no longer just a game. bbc news, jordan. i want to bring you breaking news that's coming to us from
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baghd baghdad. a suicide bomber attacked shiite worshippers during prayers in a mosque in eastern baghdad. at least 11 people have been killed in that bomb attack. asp is reporting 32 wounded. this comes three days after suspected shiite militia gunmen shot 70 worshippers at a mosque northeast of the capital on friday during prayers. it's not clear if these two attacks are linked. obviously there's a suggestion of increased sectarian violence at a time when iraq's prime minister is trying to unify his country. the latest reports there. at least 11 killed in a suicide bomb attack against a shiite mosque in baghdad. we'll bring you more on that story obviously as we get it. stay with us here on bbc world news. still plenty more to come. no pain, no gain for the south
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hello there. meeting of country, neighboring libya held in egypt to discuss the continuing violence in the country. they're calling for an international push to expand rival militia groups battling across libya. an alliance of fighters including islamist overran the airport in the capital tripoli sunday. the elected government has little power over the country. parliament has had to convene in tobruk because of fighting in the main cities. >> from one militia to another, tripoli is now wrecked the international airport. this used to be the airport's main passenger terminal. it's charred remains are a
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reminder of the destructive force of lawlessness and chaos. these men, part of an alliance of armed groups, mainly from libya's western city launched an attack on the arrivals who had been controlling the airport for nearly three years. these unverified pictures show the militia men taking over. >> translator: the rebels have defeated the brigades. they're out of the airports. >> for most of the capital, this is no defeat but a cycle of power hungry militia violence that civilians paid the price for. thousands displaced, many homes and livelihoods can destroyed. 1600 kilometers away from the capital in the eastern city to tobruk, the newly elected parliament stepped up rhetoric. over the weekend they branded
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the alliance of militias that overran the airports a terrorist organization. a spokesman for militias said they didn't recognize the authorities. the latest violence in cities is fuelled by structured politics. distrust among regions, cities and tribes and failure to disarm the militias after the 2011 war that toppled 42 years of rule. bbc news tripoli. let's take you to south korea where traditional images of what men and women should look like have dominated for centuries. these days designer clothes and plastic surgery help prop up stereo types. lucy williamson has been meeting a woman at the forefront of a ground breaking trend. you wouldn't want to mess with her. >> competition is part of south korea's national can dna.
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for her challenge, she chose body building. a form her beauty queen, she was inspired by pictures of the world toned pop star madonna and went on to win south korea's top body building titles. >> some people admire me. other people might think oh, what's that? woman should be feminine, small, you know. they're saying she must be transgender. i heard that. >> harder than the workouts or other people's attitudes is the diet. boiled chicken, potatoes and vegetables five times a day without salt or flavoring. it's so tasteless that to get it down, she blends it into a chicken shake and drinks it.
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>> how does it taste? brutal enough by itself she says, but in the society that prizes group activities and fitting in, it can be harder to justify never meeting friends for dinner. >> men and women have quite separate roles in korean society. women are viewed as less driven, more focused on marriage and friendship and judged often on their physical appearance. for women, choosing body building is a career. it goes against almost every social rule there is. this is what korean women are meant to look like, small and slim with no lumps or bumps. so powerful is this message that koreans spend millions of a year on plastic surgery embracing procedures such as whole body
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lie p lie poe suction or slimming of the leg muscle to look more slim. >> now the trends are changing from the slim body to very healthy beauty. in korea, healthy beauty is becoming more popular and more main theme. >> now days he says, more women are heading to the gym to lose weight rather than straight to the plastic surgeon. partly because korean celebrities themselves are more tone and physically fit. if you're looking for the kind of muscles she has achieved, real body building is still a lonely life. for women like her, she says. it's a little less lonely in the gym. bbc news, seoul. >> that's commitment, liquid
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changes are on foot in the movie business. >> what would we see? where's our summer block buster? it's fair to say it's been a lacking summer for big hits. lots of movies that are doing pretty well. we're going to ask is it time for hollywood to change the schedule or focus less on the u.s. markets? hello. thanks for being with us. for the we could week a school district in ferguson, missouri has cancelled classes in order to keep children at home and off the streets. it comes after severe clashes between local people and authorities after an unarmed black teenager was shot and killed by a white police officer. who can forget those pictures? school districts and parents are trying to find ways to keep little ones safe. should they protect them about
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knowing of the anger that's erupted in their community? >> this one here is going to the second grade. she was quite upset. she wants to wear her book bag and see her friends. we don't watch it on the news. i don't want them to see a people acting like that. it's not a positive image. >> you break that by teaching right and wrong and letting them know what happened from the past so they won't repeat the same mistakes. >> they need to know everything going on. i don't believe we should sugar coat it. >> people tell me, tell the kids what's going on. i'm like no. kids need to be kids. they got plenty of time for that when they're adults. they're four and nine. they don't need to go through all that.
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>> today we had over 150 students come through. so many that we had to find a second space to start setting things up at. >> he needs to see it. he needs to see how the system works and how it can work for him. we have the ability through constitutional rights to protest. he needs to see that process is. >> my 12-year-old is a special needs child. for him, i think he needs that schooling a lot more than other kids. he needs that all the time. for him to miss going on two weeks of school, it's just kind of sad. you don't know what to tell your kids you know. this is not how i want you to live. this is not how i want it to be. we should be all as one. that's just part of life. just part of life.
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i'm sorry. >> we would have conversations late at night. we would have to just so i can get an understanding of how he has felt. i've been out protesting every night. it frightens them. we have to instill trust in them so they can understand this just happened to this individual. this doesn't necessarily mean this is what the police are about or this is what our city is about. he's asking me why am i going out there? i'm out protesting in order so my kids don't have to go through this in the future, so they can feel equal just as equal as everybody else. >> so a real dilemma for parents about what to tell their children caught up in the midst of that violence. meanwhile, thousands are expected to attend the service for michael brown who was shot dead in just a few hours time. his father, michael brown sr
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appealed for calm ahead of the funeral. the ferguson heights church of christ pastor is here. thanks for speaking to us. first of all, what are feelings like now amongst your parishioner? >> good morning. thank you for having us on. our parishioner are fully engaged in the process and are excited about how god can have use us to bring about help in this situation. people are asking what can they do and how can they help. from the standpoint of trying to make things better, we're fully engaged. >> how do you think your parishioner can help? >> one of the best ways we can help is to encourage people to stay calm, not to be reactive but proactive. part of that is being able to provide food to individuals who can't get access to food in their apartment complexes.
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we're also making sure we're meeting together with community leaders, having prayer vigils, working together. congregations of blacks and whites are coming together, holding hands, working together, doing service projects together. we're doing all we can to work together in this community. >> do you think it's perhaps reached the stage -- we're talking people in the community coming together, black and white. what about the trust between black residents and white authorities? do you think that's broken down or how would could that be built up again? >> well, i don't think the situation has broken it down. the situation revealed what a has been broken. how to make that better has to be movement on both sides of the aisles. what we have been doing from a church standpoint is putting together some things that we think can be helpful and asking both sides let's meet in the middle. let's work together to repair
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our community and begin the healing. >> you're confident this healing can take place now? >> we have to believe in hope. when we look historically there have been a lot of things that have happened in the world that if someone didn't believe it would be b we would not have had the accomplishments we had. we have to believe it's possible. >> when michael brown's father is calling for calm, i imagine you are as well, how worried are you about violence breaking out at the funeral later on today? >> we're not worried about the violence and the community today during the funeral. i think there will be a level of respect given to michael brown's family. what we are doing is continually working with the local churches and even the police departments to try to make sure we all are doing what we can not to agitate the situation but help bring about calm. >> okay. that's the pastor ferguson
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heights church of christ. thank you for speaking with us here on "gmt" pastor. okay. aaron is here with the business news. take it away. >> we've been talking about france. a lot of new news today. hello there. there has been a shake up in the french government. a new line up announced. expecting that tomorrow on tuesday. a lot of people are asking will a new team be able to tackle the country's biggest problem? there's been fighting about economic strategy. they've questioned where austerity is working. we're talking about france with zero growth so far this year facing rising unemployment and budget blues. this is all along the approval rating. needless to say, it's nose
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dived. hue, great to have you on the program. it's all about the economy indeed. this government resignation, does it come down to a spat between the prime minister and outspoken economy minister? >> yeah, it does. you mentioned the maverick, a happen with great ambition who's positioned himself on the left of the party. he knows in the party there's a strong left wing element. it was a move that's given the opportunity to get rid of him. basically this reshuffle of new government is a reshuffle really, a way of getting rid of montebourg. in theory that should give manuman
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manuel valls. we had the situation over the weekend where the economy minister was questions his own policy. it was quite surreal. so valls acted, the prime minister who's a decisive character. he went and said either he goes or go. the president agreed to get a new government with valls in power which should in theory boost valls' plan and allow him to go forward with the ways to get the country out of the crisis. >> we keep hearing the prime minister valls is a bit more to the right. at the end of the day, this could play into france's hand positively. if he get ace cabinet or team
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behind him on the same path, they can get top measures through, right? >> well, i mean -- we've got to take a point of this that he wants the right ones. the people on the left disagree. if you take the consensus on economic policy reforms cutting back on public spending and budget is important, then yes he'll have a clearer hand, united government. there are big questions though. one he would still have to command a majority in parliament. there is a big what they call reform of the party increasingly rested who side with montebourg and don't like the slightly probusiness policies valls is giving. the really big picture is whether policies are in themselves enough. it says a lot about french
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politics in general. even the slight move towards the pro business line which valls is pushing for created a huge backlash on the left. many say what they want to put in place is peanut, tiny compared to drama click reforms the country needs. >> top action certainly needed. no doubt. all eyes and ears on that announcement tomorrow. talk to you soon. thank you. joining us live there from paris. night at the movies, want to go? popcorn ready? question is what film do you want to see? this summer has been i think it's fair to say a lacking one. some stinkers. a lot of movies are just doing pretty well. is it time for hollywood to change focus on big summer hits and focus on u.s. markets? that's something our film
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journalist asked. hollywood makes a chunk over the summer period. >> summer season is vital for hollywood. they schedule all films so they don't bump into each other. that's been impossible with huge se sequels clashes into each other. this is priming the pump for the next two years. it's also getting us ready. they're still learning how to use this business model. the old hollywood business mod that he will looked at window release, video and dvd is pretty much the internet wiped that out. hollywood is trying to grapple the old system that isn't working with the new territory. follow me on twitter. you can tweet me @bbc aaron. i'll be back in 45 minutes. for now, back to you. >> thank you very much. see you later on. stay with us here on bbc news.
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more later on. this in london, one of the world's biggest street parties coming to town. we'll be there live. oh no. who are you? daddy, this is blair, he booked this room with priceline express deals and saved a ton. i got everything i wanted. i always do. he seemed nice.
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hello. you're with "gmt." the top story this is hour. a different strain of ebola breaks out of the democratic republic of congo. japan says it's ready to provide an experimental drug to tackle the virus. germany says rebels in east ukraine could have cauommitted war crime. the fair and impartial m maker that brought gandhi's life
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to the big screen has died. he achieved greatness behind the screen as well. he was also a campaigner for social justice. we look back at his life. the young richard attenborough is pinky in his brilliant career as actor and director. for 20 years he was one of britain's most reliable character actors in a procession of screen and stage roles. he became a fixture of the christmas television schedules and war drama, the great escape. he was getting frustrated a as an actor interpreting other
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people's work. then his life changed. >> somebody gave me a biography of gandhi and said would you like to direct this film? i said you must be crazy. i've never directed. he said you care about minorities, about prejudice. things you talk about. read the book. i read the book. >> so he became a director. it took him 20 years and four other films before he could start work on gandhi. >> rich and powerful men want to take over the role. >> it won many awards including best director. like gandhi, cry freedom was a liberal movie. some found politics naive and
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sentimental. he and his brother david, the television naturalists were the children of left wing parents. richard inherited their commitment to good causes. he worked for charities like the muscular dystrophy group and served on many organizations from channel four to the british film institute. late in life he returned to acting with the roles in films like "jurassic park." a man that believed films could change the world but never forgot they were entertainment first and foremost. now to more talented award
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winne winners. many social concerns are highlighted. the star of the show was beyonce who took home the most esteemed accolade of the night, the michael jackson award. >> it was beyonce's epic 20 minute performance that brought the house down at the mtv awards. the singer was joined on stage by her husband jay-z and daughter blue ivy to accept the equivalent of a lifetime achievement award. >> the michael jackson vanguard award and greatest living entertainer, beyonce. >> it left beyonce choking back
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the tears. >> i have so much gratitude. i thank god for this moment. i love y'all so much. >> miley cyrus grabbed everyone's attention yet again this year when she won video of the year with wrecking ball. instead of collecting the prize herself, she used the opportunity to promote a cause and sent a homeless man onto the stage to steal the show. >> thank you all. my name is jesse. i'm accepting this award on the behalf of run aways and homeless in the united states who are starving, lost and scared for their lives right now. i know this because i'm one of these people. >> with an entirely captivated audience in his hands, the rapper seized the opportunity to go off script. >> hip hop has always been about truth. >> before presenting the award for best hip hop video, the
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artist alluded to unrest in ferguson, missouri. >> i want us all to take a moment of silence for mike brown and for peace in this country and in the world. >> although the entire show was more serious than normal this year, there was of course bottom shaking and usual revealing outfits and risque performances we've come to expect at the ceremony. >> nice to see some social issues amongst the glamour there. they were celebrate at the vmas. in london, the biggest street festival comes to a climax. 60 bands are lined up to perform in london. tonight it's estimated a million
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will have visited despite the wet weather. yesterday was children's day. family friendly floats made their way through the streets in colorful kocostumes and sunshin. we can join our colleague there now. what's the atmosphere like? >> reporter: it's very wet here in west london. that isn't dampening the atmosphere of the second and final day at the noting hill carve value. at the end of the day more than a million will have taken to the streets. behind us are the sound systems. lots of caribbean food. the carnival here is about celebrating caribbean culture. with us, one of the trustees. he's responsible for organizing this event. i understand planning for something like this takes ages. >> it's a year around event. it happens all year around, planning to make sure the days
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go as smoothly and enjoyable as possible. >> yesterday was children's day. today is more about the adults. this is where the main festivities take place. what happens here today? >> today is the main event for big people as we say. they wear costumes, massacre raids, all systems come out in full flavor to give the best and give a great day of celebration. >> i understand it's 50 years this year of the bands being in noting hill. the carnival itself is 40 years old. >> it's a three year celebration. we recognize the pioneers who came out 1964. this year we celebrate 50 years of the group. next year we go 50 years of first effective get together led
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by ruth that brings together the community. 1966 is the first year of the carnival as we know it today. >> thank you. the rain isn't deterring people here in west london. by the end of the day, a million will have walked through the streets of notting hill. >> what's the one thing you absolutely have to do at a carnival, for people who have never been? >> reporter: right. for people that's never been. you've got to dance, blow the whistle and join in and have fun. i would dance, but it would hurt my leg. back to you in the studio. >> you'd hurt your leg. i've heard that before. thank you very much greg. before we leave today, a reminder of the story we're watching here on "gmt." ukraine is reporting its forces a battling convoy of armored vehicles and tank across from russia in the country's rebel
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