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stepped up demands for a full explanation. to punish those responsible. journalist, jamal khashoggi, before all the facts were known. until proven innocent. in north america and around the globe. my name's the impasse in brexit mike embley. negotiations. trying to find a solution to the irish border issue. still a sticking point. how it happened. we have a special report from the scene. about whether or not this was a war crime.
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jamal khashoggi. up—to—date on the headlines, it's now for panorama. chlorine. mobilising for the us my god. tonight on panorama — the truth about a toxic war. midterm elections. the chemical weapons that have terrorised people across syria. translation: people were hysterical. for the democrats? the new toast of the literary world. killed by the past few hours. chlorine. while president assad .. for milkman. denies all responsibility... hello. we have never used our chemical weapons arsenal. our investigation shows they have been used time and time again. translation: i felt my throat burning. i was choking. i couldn't breathe. a crucial part of a war—winning strategy. translation: two chemical attacks in a small and adults were killed in an area.
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airstrike. what's left? it's all over. and backed by the us, the uk and france. rebels, backed by iran. killed and millions have fled their homes. yemen. of schoolboys, killed side—by—side. here, the young mourn the young. the empty graves for children whose remains still cannot be identified. by the saudi—led coalition. there are indications
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it was a us—made bomb. in attacks that kill civilians. this was the scene of the attack. are fired at saudi arabia. carrying houthi fighters. it later apologised for what it called collateral damage. who was on the bus. he had to identify him by his teeth. "many of the bodies were mixed together," he told us. "some people said this is my son. others said no, this is mine. i had evidence, so
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i got my boy's body and put him in his grave. people gathered around, waiting patiently to be heard. until now, they haven't had a chance to tell their story to the world. to get it. but many of his friends did not. "there's no beauty in life now," he said, "and no future. "it's destroyed. it is around 8:30am in the morning. in this busy area on a main street full of shops.
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about whether or not this was a war crime. this video may be evidence. he and his classmates shouting with joy on a rare day out. both 0sama and his younger brother, ali. he told me this is 0sama's testimony from the grave. he said, "when they claimed these kids were fighters. his footage shows the reality the coalition denied.
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at the al—najaf school, the empty chairs tell their own story. of so many. everyone in that bus was like a son to me. down the corridor, a group of pupils who survived the attack. some wounds are visible, others are not. adults wage war.
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of the victims. he takes the register — not of the living, but of the dead. 0rla guerin, bbc news, dahyan, yemen. over the disappearance of the journalist, jamal khashoggi. mr trump called it another case of guilty until proven innocent. and dismembered inside the saudi consulate in istanbul. 0ur diplomatic correspondent james robbins reports.
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isn't usually so uncomfortable. jamal khashoggi's disappearance. many hold responsible. president trump telephoned that, during their talks. place, promising a complete investigation. but could the truth still be covered up behind diplomatic immunity? the united nations insists it must not be. into what happened and who is responsible. into saudi arabia's consulate in istanbul. turkish police have finally been able to search it.
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without wanting to destroy valuable relations. from the united states and britain. and some 23% from the united kingdom. theirjoint sales completely dwarf the figure from all other suppliers. what else makes saudi arabia a key partner? from so—called islamic state. people on the streets of britain safe.
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is against you. and power, and also its importance to britain and the west. closeness. at the same time, protecting the fundamental relationship. and other states accused of contempt for international rules. those rules are under growing pressure, too. james robbins, bbc news. 0ur correspondent peter bowes is in la and joins me now.
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at pains to defend the saudis in this case. this case. looking a little bit more isolated now. now.
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huge arms deal between the two countries. countries. reluctant to reneg on that deal in any respects, citing american jobs. any respects, citing american jobs. so, clearly there is a lot at stake. happened to those repeated suggestions from turkey. suggestions from turkey. it is highly unconfirmed. highly unconfirmed. mr khashoggi because it has audio and video from inside the consulate. and video from inside the consulate. likely to be glossed over and people will move on? will move on? the moment that it is being glossed over. over. saying —— reveal more than what they are saying now. are saying now.
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talks with including the foreign minister. minister. an important relationship between saudi arabia and the us. saudi arabia and the us. provide some answers in the coming days or weeks. days or weeks. all right, peter, thank you very much. let's briefly round up some of the day's other news now. two years on islamist militants in somalia. friday, although the details have not been independently verified. al—shabab, which is linked to al-qaeda, has not yet commented. in thejob.
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larry nassar. the wrong message. near the main railway station in cologne on monday. they have not ruled out a terrorist motive. and had mental health problems. to break the impasse in brexit negotiations. trying to find a solution to the irish border issue. that it was likely to be resolved at wednesday's summit. for a breakthrough to take place, besides goodwill, we need new facts. whether she has concrete proposals on how to break the impasse.
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0nly such proposals can determine if a breakthrough is possible. what the world is watching. netflix now has more than 137 million subscribers. are returning to life. they're more conscious than ever of how much has been destroyed. diplomatic operator. the grand hotel, ripping a hole in the front of the building. this government will not weaken. democracy will prevail.
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been chosen as the recipient of this foremost of earthly honours. this catholic nation held its breath for the men they call the 33. and then... .. and chile let out an almighty roar. how it happened. about the disappearance of journalist jamal khashoggi.
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in the three months to september. industry analysts expected. million subscribers worldwide. dave lee says netflix has an extraordinary story to tell. an amazing quarter for this company. but instead, the opposite was true. paid users than they were expecting, bringing it up. it's now 137 million members worldwide.
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in the us but even in this quarter, there were 1. new us subscribers. that's more than double what analysts had been predicting. more good news is they don't think this is going to end. they think in the next quarter, netflix is going to add 9. million new subscribers. shareholders will be happier. they are borrowing a heck of a lot of money. i guess that is to fund more original content. yes, huge amounts of original content. $8 billion is the most recent amount they are bringing in. because as it expands around the world. which has proved pretty successful so far.
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which is what they are predicting. each show is performing. as traditional television. are bumping up the numbers. netflix won't tell us that. for the time being, investors are very happy. big money and big names are weighing in. races in the nation. donald trump won the state by 25 points in 2016.
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so hotly contested? just a warning, there is flash photography coming up. voting is a fake issue. —— voting is a faith issue. don't like the result, so the black clergy has mobilised. when we vote together... in the senate race and send a democrat to washington. to see this energy, and now we've just got to take it to the polls. they even have a chance in this ruby—red
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state. as a firebrand. she's tied herself closely to donald trump. for a senate seat to represent the people tennessee. as a politician who gets things done, rather than his party. is pretty important. this is lewisburg's annualfair. it's trump country. matches in washington. to helping the party take control of the senate. and that is a dealbreaker for many. i love donald trump. i think america is back on a run right now.
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i think we're being respected over the world. what about phil bredesen, what do you think of him? he's a nice guy but i'm not voting for him. but he is somebody might get things done, right? get done. a moderate is a really, really nice thing to have. for the moderate, phil bredesen? i'm not sure right now. but you might? imight. and is that of the main reasons why? yes. have been raised by the singer taylor swift. tennessee's democrats in a social post to her 112 million followers. nashville. it's all country folks and rednecks in tennessee! like, country and rednecks vote republican, maga! so she's not going to change
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your vote? no! in myrtle beach. she should try to tell you who you should vote for. but so much will depend on who actually shows up to vote. barbara plett usher, bbc news, tennessee. the man booker prize has been won by anna burns for her novel milkman. ireland. and published in the uk. lebo diseko reports. for milkman.
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making history as the first northern irish writer to win. girl who's being pursued by a member of a paramilitary organisation. the writer herself seemed quite taken aback to have won. who were on the shortlist and long list with me. thank you. your support. i know you are out there somewhere, carl, and thank you. my goodness. i think i'd better stop, thank you. thanks. the milkman was
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one of six books on the short list. it was described by judges as experimental. in a dystopian future but drew on belfast‘s history of conflict. nominee in man booker history. who presented the trophy. in prize money. but the boost to her career is perhaps even more valuable. before, including salman rushdie and dame hilary mantel. lebo diseko, bbc news.
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finally, another winner for you. year has been revealed at a gala in london. london. image of two monkeys in china is the winner. winner. understanding of their behaviour and court this photo. but is it for now. thank you very much for watching. hello there. of england yesterday. lost that warm southerly wind off the near continent. we'll also have a few showers, as well. it's not going to be completely dry today. very slowly south—eastwards. of england and wales first thing this morning. in towards the west country there.
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early hours of this morning. though, where we have the cloud. and the west. but ahead there could be some sunshine. sunshine. lot of sunshine and showers across coastal areas. coastal areas. for scotland and northern ireland are similar to those yesterday. are similar to those yesterday. england and wales are not a dumb are quite as warm. quite as warm. a little still above seasonal average. seasonal average. thursday, richard high pressured built—in from the west. built—in from the west. that brings light wind and some cool air. light wind and some cool air. is further south was a bit more cloud around, not quite as cold. cloud around, not quite as
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cold. it will be bruising cloudy for the north—west of scotland. north—west of scotland. the south which is closer to the seasonal average. seasonal average. conditions to northern ireland scotland. scotland. or across much of scotland for the day. day. dry with lovely spells of sunshine through the day. through the day. 12, 17, maybe 18 degrees across the south—east. degrees across the south—east. a touch warmer than thursday. touch warmer than thursday. high pressure dominates the scene for england and wales. for england and wales. fine, wet, windy and cloudy across the north.
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