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tv   Outside Source  BBC News  April 29, 2019 9:00pm-10:01pm BST

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hello, i'm karin giannone, this is outside source. a video emerges appearing to show the leader of so—called islamic state. if it's authentic it's the first time that abu bakr al—baghdadi has been seen in five years. boeing faces litigation and a sharp drop in value after its newest plane was grounded over safety concerns. the ceo of boeing apologises after two fatal air crashes. we at boeing are sorry for the loss of life in these tragedies. and they continue to weigh heavily on us. the number of people killed in mozambique after cyclone kenneth rises to at least 38 as floods worsen. and what do you do if your
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capital city is sinking? well in indonesia they're planning to move it. that's all coming up on outside source. a man believed to be the leader of the islamic state group has appeared on camera. in a video released a few hours ago, he vows to seek revenge following the loss of the group's territory. abu bakr al—baghdadi has not been seen since july 2014, when he proclaimed from the iraqi city of mosul the creation of a "caliphate" across parts of syria and iraq. let's just show you how is territory has been registered through the conflict.
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in this new footage, he acknowledges defeat at baghouz, the group's last stronghold in the region. let's hear from our security correspondent. no if it is a fake it isa correspondent. no if it is a fake it is a very good one. i think it is a genuinely him. we do know when it was recorded roughly because of what he refers to in it. so the video was almost certainly recorded in early april, subsequent to that there is an audio recording add—on in which he refers to the easter sunday bombings in sri lanka. that was put ona bombings in sri lanka. that was put on a subsequently, we think. there have been several reports of his death over the years? yes, premature as it turns out. this is vintage in latin optics. —— vintage bin laden
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optics. he is sitting cross—legged with a long grey beard, he is only 47, but is trying to denote wisdom. the short paratroop version of the kalashnikov rifle which bin laden is to have beside him. and the followers he has with him to stop it is very similar to the sort of video is very similar to the sort of video is the sort of videos released by al-qaeda which will probably annoy what is left of al-anda. al-qaeda which will probably annoy what is left of al-qaeda. we just mentioned that the announcement of the caliphate if years ago, but we have seen what has happened to that over the years, reduced to nothing. what is this message intended to do? looking at the context. it is supposed to heighten the followers. let's be clear about this isis, an islamic state was defeated militarily. absolutely and resoundingly defeated in backers. ——
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in bakhuz. the only reason they were not crushed is that there were a large number of women and children, 60,000 who were trapped in baghuz and their supporters did not want to destroy them as well. the fact is that they now remain a very potent terrorist organisation and in this video he has reached out to people in places like mali, and and i won't say what he said today. some would call it extortion. oil fields. say what he said today. some would call it extortion. oilfields. a currency. all that has gone. they have gone back to being an underground terrorist organisation thatis underground terrorist organisation that is simply attack things and kill people. you mentioned the mention of the easter sunday attacks in the audio message are added onto the. what do you make of the timing that we are seeing at the moment?
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they have said that that was in response to the defeat in baghuz. if you remember there was a video that came out after the easter sunday tax, showing the sri lankan attackers in which they pledge —— the easter sunday attackers —— the easter sunday tax. in which the actual uncle attackers pledge allegiance to him. it says that they are part of something bigger. we do not know what role isis had if any in those attacks. a little bit later we will be talking to quentin somerville who is in beirut and has recently been reporting from syria and iraq. the ceo of boeing has apologised for the loss of life in two crashes of their new 737 max 8 aircraft. dennis muilenburg told a press conference that a new software update will turn the plane into the safest aircraft ever flown.
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here he is, speaking at boeing headquearters in chicago. as we look at both accidents, and this is common to most airport accidents in history, there is a chain of events. there are multiple contributing factors. there are factors that we can control in a design and, in this case, that common link related to the mcas system and its activation. we're going to break that link and this will prevent accidents like this from happening again. that's an important state... would the accident have happened without mcas though? it's a chain of events. there is no singular item. it is a chain of events. i think it's really important that we all focus on letting the investigation process run it's due course. ourjob is to focus on safety, not on speculation. those investigations are looking into two crashes of boeing 737 max 8 aircraft. the first was a lion air flight which crashed shortly after taking off from jakarta airport in indonesia in october last year. all 189 people on board were killed.
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then in march this year, another boeing 737 max 8 crashed after taking off from addis ababa airport, killing 157 people. since mid—march, all 737 max 8 have been grounded. preliminary reports indicate that a system added to the new model plane called mcas, which you heard mr muilenburg refer to, was involved in both crashes. here's our transport correspondent tom burridge to explain what it is. the max is boeing's latest version of its very popular 737. new, heavier engines make it much more fuel—efficient, but in their weight and position forced the plane's nose up a bit. if the angle of the nose becomes too
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high, then a plane can crash. so boeing designed a computer system on at the max called mcas, which automatically pushes on the nose down. before the max was granted, that the system relied on just one of two sensors at the front of the aircraft which calculate the angle at which the plane is flying. but, in both crashes, the data from that sensor was incorrect. so, as we've shown appear, the computer system are thought to played was at a high angle of attack when in fact it wasn't. look at what happens when the system kicks in. it was designed to do that, but instead it wrongly cased the plane to nosedive. unaware of what was happening, the pilots pulled up, but the system was designed to reactivate again and again. and within minutes, they'd lost control. before the press conference boeing's ceo took questions from the company's shareholders, samira hussein was there. really what we have heard from shareholders is that they were asking some pretty pointed questions. about whether or not there was a push to try to get the plane to market and, as a result,
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safety was then not really taken into consideration. there was also some questions by shareholders about the close relationship between american federal regulators and boeing and whether that close relationship in fact resulted in claims that were not fit to fly actually being approved —— planes are not fit to fly actually being approved. and the faa, the us aviation regulator, has received four phone calls from current and former boeing employees about the safety of the 737 max airliner. one of them is said to have reported problems with sensors in the mcas flight system, which as we have said, was implicated in both of the accidents. to find out more, michelle fleury joins us live from new york. how did today's proceedings move things on at all? there was a question of whether dennis muilenburg should stay at the top
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and answering questions from journos he said that he was not necessarily intending to go anywhere and was focused on writing things that the company. that means getting the plane back in the air as soon as possible. as it gets the software fix approved by regulators and moving that forward is the number one priority for the company to stop when pressed, whether that was the result of all a design flaw in the system, he would not go as far as that, just describing it as a link ina chain that, just describing it as a link in a chain of events. what do we know about what those four whistle—blowers have said to the regulator in those phone calls? one of the things that has been reported is that there have been references to the 40 sensors. that sensor on the plane feed data to the flight system and we understand that some of that data, at least in the ethiopian airlines crash, may have
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been faulty and that is something that boeing is working to fix. the faa is no doubt investigating and looking into these calls which was received only hotline that they set up received only hotline that they set up in the wake of these crashes. these will go on to the ongoing investigations that are going on just now. they will be meeting with their counterparts from around the world today as part of a 90 days in which we are seeing global aviation regulator is looking at details from these crashes and trying to figure out what is needed. , what steps are needed to be taken next to make this plane safely back in the air. thank you very much. let's go to mozambique where torrential rain and flooding continues. officials say the number of dead now stands at 38. this follows cyclone kenneth last thursday and the un humanitarian agency says the situation is worse than they thought. the worst affected area is the coastal town, pemba. the regional capital
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of cabo delgado state. it's had more than 2 metres of rain and flooding already and more is expected in the next few days. northern towns, macomia and quissanga are considered critical and there's worry about the island of ibo which is cut off. it's thought 35,000 homes have been destroyed and more than 700,000 people are at risk. here are scenes from pemba. around 200 thousand people are in danger here, alone. risk of landslides remain high and with flooding, comes the risk of water borne diseases so aid teams are preparing for cholera cases. here's drone footage of pemba. it's the second cyclone to hit the region in six weeks. last month, cyclone idai killed more than 900 people across mozambique, malawi and zimbabwe. forecasters say they're expecting twice as much rain that followed cyclone idai.
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the world food programme has been giving out rations to stranded people but with roads turning into rivers, aid operations can't reach isolated areas. the bbc‘s lebo diesko is in mozambique. it does seem that weather conditions have eased off slightly in the north of the country this morning and that allowed aid agencies a little window of opportunity to start distributing aid. so the world food programme started handing out some supplies. they also sent a plane out to an island which had been they also sent a plane out to the island of ibo, which had been completely cut off yesterday. however, the situation is in flux, it is fast changing. they wanted to send in a second plane, that was not able to be sent. that was filled with rice, food, that sort of thing for people. the message from authorities in pemba yesterday was this is worse than we had expected
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and we need help. there were concerns raised about things like cholera. rain is expected for a number of days here. yesterday, pemba had two metres of rain. the issue is going to be how quickly they can get the supplies in, planes were cancelled yesterday, roads... very, very difficult to reach. so that is going to be the critical thing — how quickly are aid agencies going to be able to get in the supplies they need to reach the affected people? as well as destroying homes, the floods have also damaged the region's harvests. here's deborah nguyen from the world food programme. it is a great concern for the world food programme because this region is very vulnerable to food insecurity and the malnutrition rate is very high. half of children under five are stunted. so we are really concerned that food availability will become a big issue in the coming months. if the crops are destroyed now, which is the peak of the harvest season, food availability will become a problem in the next six months. so this is not only about bringing
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emergency food assistance right now, but it is also ensuring people will recover from this shock and will have enough access to food, even though the harvest has been damaged now. stay with us on outside source — still to come... the avengers are back. endgame could be the biggest grossing film of all time. in its first run last week, it took more than a billion dollars at the box office. it's one of the most viewed moments of yesterday's london marathon — the runner who was trying to break a world record dressed as big ben but got stuck trying to cross the finish line. i was running down the mall and i saw 800 metres to go, i've got 400 metres to go, 200 metres to go. i really was, wanted to be at that
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finish line. at no point did i think there was going to be a problem at there was going to be a problem at the finish line. it was only when i got there and literally ran up to the finish line and felt a thud and heard a sound coming from the top of my terror. as my costume got snagged, literally hit the side of the finishing —— the top of my tower. it can gentleman from the london marathon helped me and got my costu me london marathon helped me and got my costume forward, advise me to go down a lot lower, which was quite awkward, but i squatted down pretty much onto my bum and i got my torso forward. this is outside source live from the bbc newsroom. our lead story is? a video has emerged appearing to show the leader of the islamic state group, abu bakr al—baghdadi. it's the first time he has been seen in five years. let's take a look at some other stories being covered around
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the bbc world service. one of two men detained by turkey two weeks ago on suspicion of spying for the united arab emirates has killed himself in prison. zaki hasan was found dead in his cell on sunday. he's alleged to have confessed to spying on arab dissidents. bbc turkish are following that story. marine experts say a beluga whale that's been filmed wearing a harness off the norwegian coast was probably trained by the russian navy. local reports say the white beluga was fitted with a go—pro holder reading "equipment of st petersburg" when it approached fishermen last week. you can read more on that story on two developments to bring you about the election in spain — the socialist party has won — but fallen short of a majority. and a far—right party, called vox, has made a historic breakthrough. more on that in a moment. right now — this man — prime minister pedro sanchez
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needs to form a coalition government using the help of either the left—wing podemos party and some other smaller parties or maybe the centre—right citizen's party. here's the prime minister. translation: we made it happen. the future has won under the past has lost. let us show you the breakdown. red is the socialist worker's party — they've won the most seats. blue is the popular party, which governed spain until it lost a no—confidence vote last year and was dumped from power. it flopped in this election. and the green shows the seats won by the far—right party, vox. this is its leader, santiago abascal. he's tweeted "2.6 million spaniards have mobilized to have their own voice. they'll never be gagged again.... welcome to the resistance". this is the first time since military rule ended in the 19705, that a far—right party will enter spanish parliament. vox has a tough stance on islam,
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it's against multiculturalism, and what it calls "radical feminism". this is one of it's slogans... ‘make spain great again‘. — sounds familiar. here's the vox leader. translation: we now have a voice in congress and we can tell everyone in spain that vox is here to stay. thank you to a 2 million supporters. italy and france's right—wing politicans have congratulated vox on its entry into parliament. france's right—wing leader marine le pen "my warmest congratulations to santiago abascal and to his young and vigorous party for his shattering entrance to parliament! the nations need enthusiastic defenders!" the idea of a far—right party in spain's parliament for the first time since this the death of this man — fascist military dictator francisco franco — doesn't sit well with many voters, who say they voted for the socalist party more as a vote against vox. here are some voters.
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translation: the centre-right have made it their motto to not support the socialist, so if i support them 110w the socialist, so if i support them now i think they would lose a lot of credibility to stop what is important is to abide nationalism like in catalonia and that there is fio like in catalonia and that there is no extreme right in this country. like in catalonia and that there is no extreme right in this countrylj thought vox would get my vote and people are fed up here and want to see an alternative. so spain now enters another round of voting — the european parliamentary elections are next month. this opinion piece by bloomberg's leonid bershidsky is worth reading, saying "in a fragmented political environment, the old left—right divisions still matter." and that's why all eyes will be on the european parliament elections, because while the return of spain's socialist party will have eased some political concerns — the continued rise of populism and right—leaning parties across europe can't be ignored. my colleague tim wilcox is in madrid.
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so spain has moved to the left and paradoxically to the right as well. whatjenny bennett? paradoxically to the right as well. what jenny bennett? pedro paradoxically to the right as well. whatjenny bennett? pedro sanchez and the leader of the socialist party had enough seats, to form a left—leaning coalition to stop if he decides to take that route. he has 123 seats. he needs 176 to get a majority in the congress. the vox far right party came from nowhere three orfour far right party came from nowhere three or four years far right party came from nowhere three orfour years ago far right party came from nowhere three or four years ago and now has 24 seats in the congress as well. the first time that a far hard right party since the death of franco has had more than one seat in parliament as well. both of those men are celebrating. what does it mean for the future of the spanish politics? well nothing will probably happen here for three orfour well nothing will probably happen here for three or four weeks, the reason for that is that coming up next month are divisional, european and municipal elections on may the
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26th. deals will have to be cut between parties that are not always natural bedfellows to actually get through those elections. it will also give pedro sanchez a much clearer idea of what sort of power he has within the country in terms of how to proceed. it'll be interesting to see also how well vox and other right parties do in those elections because many commentators here are saying that even though we re here are saying that even though were ha rd here are saying that even though were hard right and far right in favour of bull—fighting, in favour of the family, in favour of sending migrants home, they were perhaps more links to disaffected voters rather than a groundswell of nationalism and populism that you have seen in france, hungary and elsewhere. the film — avengers endgame — has made box office history hauling in $1.2 billion in global ticket sales over its opening run. the disney blockbuster has become the fastest film ever to break the billion dollar barrier, doing so in just five why do
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doing so in just five days. so why do the the fans keep coming... people were curious because it is the final phase of the franchise. people have got invested in one or more of the superhero so that they have got investee and over the coming years. and then of course a social media these days tells you a lot of stuff that you don't want to know, spoilers so that people wanted to avoid, before the weekend, it is all about investment in storylines and what happens to the characters. that you fell in love with. i think that disney very early on rolling out these marvel movies said we need to make these characters are interesting and have story arcs that people can follow so that there is some kind of continuation and development that people can follow. you could argue that in hollywood these days, you either go bigger you go home. this is huge, right? so they focus on the big ones, but there might be room for the various moments, the more meddling with ease, you know a little bit, but you
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don't really care. those are the ones most at risk. but there may be a small fun movie that you it's a year now since the music streaming service spotify sold its shares on the new york stock exchange and it's marked the anniversary in style. the swedish company now has 100m paying subscribers, 100 million paying subscribers, that's a first for any music streaming company in an increasingly competitive market. it's not just subscribers that matter. monthly active users are important and they grew by 26% from a year earlier to 217 million. these are figures for the first three months of the year — it had more than $1.94 billion in revenues. but after all that it didn't make a profit. it's still investing heavily and that eats up all its income. in its 13 years existence it has made a profit in one three month period, at the end of last year. allyson stewart—allen is chief executive of international marketing partners and she told us which numbers are important. one is the advertising revenue and the other is the subscriber base to pay.
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is the subscriber base who pay. and to be honest, given that you've got 217 million users and subscribers of sparta phi in total with 100 million about half of those subscribers of spotify in total with 100 million about half of those actually paying for their service, that is quite remarkable. and what is also remarkable is the fact that you have that scale, a challenge for them however is that while you have that amount of advertising revenue, and brands that want to spend on the spot if platform, now that we've got amazon and googlejust this month, launching free streaming music services, the ante has been upped for spotify to be able to make sure that they can keep that momentum and that they crack india and china, that the attract even more advertises
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and these are the critical things and we are going to keep them in the game. i will be back in a few minutes' time with more on outside source. good evening and thanks forjoining me as we take a look at interesting weather happening around the world. it is still all ice on in northern mozambique is at the remnants of cyclone kenneth continued to cause problems. these are recent images coming in from pemba problems. these are recent images coming infrom pemba in the problems. these are recent images coming in from pemba in the north of mozambique close to where that cycle and landed. rivers had burst their banks across the region. we have had torrential rainfall. this time, although it is no longer producing strong winds as has been very slow moving to stop more rain on and off over the next few days. this is tuesday and into wednesday. heavy showers persisting across at the north of mozambique. we will still see that heavy rain continued into thursday too. after about thursday,
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the arena should start to ease and return a little bit more shabbily in nature. but cyclone kenneth made la ndfall nature. but cyclone kenneth made landfall back in 34 stop we could see another 200 millimetres of rain fell. as well as that of storm surge that we saw which has caused catastrophic flooding. it is estimated that around 35,000 homes have been damaged or destroyed. now onto the bay of bengal where cyclonic storm is forming. it asked a storm system and it is currently strengthening to stop over the next couple of days the storm is expected to strengthen into a very severe cyclonic storm. it will make its way further the naughty bits over the next few days to stop some uncertainty about its exact track, but it could make the band somewhere around west bengal or bangladesh. let's fast forward to montreal. this is the extent of the flooding there.
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they have had heavy rainfall across at the course of last week and into the weekend too. a bit of a respite for montrealers itself. by the state into some central sets, we have some heavy dampers here. a developing area of low pressure developing out of the rockies. bringing some now at —— bring some snow out of the higher ground. that storm system makes its way eastwards. later this week it could bring more rainfall across parts of quebec including montreal. it is also being colder conditions through central and western parts of canada and the western states as well. temperatures on the dip here. closer to home, the outlook is a bit mixed in the uk. some spells of warm sunshine, especially in eastern and central areas. rain in the east and west. here is the outlook for capital cities in the last next few
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days. we will have more details on the weather in happen. —— in half an hour.
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hello, this is outside source. a video emerges appearing to show the leader of so—called islamic state. if it's authentic it's the first time that abu bakr al—baghdadi has been seen in five years. boeing faces litigation and a sharp drop in value after its newest plane was grounded over safety concerns. the ceo of boeing apologises after two fatal air crashes. we at boeing are sorry for the loss of life in these tragedies and they continued to weigh heavily on this. and what do you do if your capital city is sinking? well in indonesia — they're planning to move it. that's all coming up on outside source.
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let's get more on our top story, one of the world's most wanted men has re—appeared on camera. abu bakr al—baghdadi is believed to be the leader of the islamic state group. we last heard from him back in 2014 when the militants had captured large swathes of territory in iraq and syria. in a video released a few hours ago, he vows to seek revenge following the fall of the caliphate. let's go live to quentin sommerville in beirut. this was a man who'd been reported dead a number of times who does this video send a message to? the message, they have lost the area but the islamic state group is still
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intact and still a threat, throughout his message, something like 18 minutes long, he kept referring to the steadfastness of isis supporters will stop and we we re isis supporters will stop and we were reporting on the fall of the caliphate at the beginning, time and time again we would meet islamic state men and women who told us that they still believed in the islamic state group's hateful mission and they will be reunited and they would ta ke they will be reunited and they would take up arms and that abu bakr al—baghdadi had not forsaken them. he has bookmarked the caliphate, this was just after the official announcement of the caliphate's creation where he gave a sermon, now we have another message from him after it has been destroyed. in the message, we can time dated, we know
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it is recent because he refers to the recent elections here, recent events and sedan —— sudan, but isis is still a threat with those supporters. what does this leave the islamic state group at the moment?‘ clear and present threat to the west and to people of iraq and syria we are ata and to people of iraq and syria we are at a soft period in syria right now, a post victory period where eve ryo ne now, a post victory period where everyone is celebrating the end of that caliphate. but isis is regrouping and we know that their networks which are planning attacks in europe are still intact. so it still is a critical mass, even though it does not have the territory which stretched all across
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iraq and syria, so a great deal of work to be done to dis— diminish the islamic state, and the leader, the western intelligence forces for many yea rs we re western intelligence forces for many years were telling us was sick with diabetes or chilled with air strikes, or ill, is in fact in good health. sri lanka has issued a ban on face covering in public, following the easter sunday bomb attacks. the country's president says he was using an emergency law to impose the ban on any clothing which hinders identification, the niqab, seen being warn here, and burqa — both worn by muslim women — were not specifically named, but it is them the ban will affect. muslim leaders have criticised the move. hilmy ahmed, vice—president of the sri lanka muslim council, told the bbc "it is the stupidest thing to do. three days ago we took a voluntary decision regarding this.
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sri lanka is still on high alert following the attacks on easter sunday, which targeted hotels and churches in the country, including six bombs attacks in the capital, colombo. here's one expert who thinks that banning face coverings at such a crucial time could add to tensions in the country. while i quite understand why the government has done this comments as i said earlier, it is an awful attack, it was a coordinated attack and again, i reiterate, some of the worst violence the country has seen since the end of the civil war. but i wonder whether this will have any benefits, security benefits, let me tell you why. at this point in time, the government really needs the support and cooperation
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of the muslim community and the support and cooperation of the conservative muslim community. those communities where the wearing niqab is increasingly common and they need to enter to the heartlands of the country and into enclaves of conservative islam and eastern sri lanka where there are large numbers of these types of conservative muslim communities and where it is said that the mastermind of the bombing lived. so by banning this case they'll in this community, one wonders whether that ban actually runs the risk of alienating this community when the government needs them the most. the latest talks between sudan's opposition alliance and the country's ruling military council have ended without a deal being reached. protesters across the country are demanding that the army hands over to a civilian
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government after the former president omar el—bashir was removed in coup. and on monday thousands of women marched to the military headquarters — calling for their voices to be heard in the talks. the bbc‘s catherine byaruhanga reports from khartoum. this is the sound of determined protesters unmoved by days of talk with a power sharing deal between the military and leaders of opposition parties. they have already led a month—long protest that toppled a dictator. the determination to govern themselves is stronger than ever. this is the presidential palace where former president amero bashir governed sudan. the future of this country is not being negotiated here between the future of this country is now being negotiated here between soldiers and civilian protesters who led months of demonstrations. but reaching an agreement is proving difficult. the military wants a controlling share of the future governing council, but this isjust
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symbolic, quitting them. symbolic according to them. translation: how do we convince a country that we can change to a civilian government while keeping a huge percentage for the military? there's many seats to the military against three to civilians but we declare all executive authority should be civilian. opposition negotiators are challenging the military‘s request, but there are concerns that they lack experience. to have this shift of being in control or the one who might have the power to achieve things. we are not changing that as a union or many generations. women have been at the forefront of bringing change to sudan, on monday, they held their own demonstration, calling for their voices to be heard in these negotiations. only two women are taking part in the talk.
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if you are not that, you can view at the military people. because we need change. so i believe and i hope that tomorrow, everything will go. both sides know that they'll need to make compromises in order for a new government to be formed. but whole scale rapid change could be difficult to come by. the family of the american film director, john singleton, says he will be removed from life support. the fifty one year old suffered a stroke nearly two weeks ago. mr singleton was the youngest person and the first african american to be nominated for the best director oscar with the film boyz in the hood in 1991. he went on to direct action films including one in the fast and furious franchise. stay with us on outside source — still to come. indonesia is moving its capital away from jakarta as the city is sinking
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at one of the fastest rates in the world. the scottish conservative leader ruth davidson has urged the tories to come together and compromise over brexit. in her first television interview since returning from maternity leave, she told the bbc she has absolutely no ambitions to be prime minister and that her baby son finn is her top priority. here's our scotland editor sarah smith. the first party leader in the uk to give birth while in office. after six months on maternity leave is returning to front line politics with a different perspective.
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i think the job won't come first and at some points in my life, the job has come at the expense of relationships orfamily or otherwise. it's very clear that finn's my top priority. but that doesn't mean that i can't do a good job or that i'm not going to be attacking it with my usual vim and vigour. staying out of the political arena for the last six months means ms davidson has not been dragged into internal tory brexit battles. she thinks the public are tired of the squabbles. it's time for politicians to start compromising. it's time for a deal to be done and it's time for the united kingdom to look at what happens next. does that include the brexiteers in your own party, they should compromise as well? does that include the brexiteers in your own party, they should compromise as well? it includes everybody. i'm not restricting it to my party, but i am absolutely including my party in that. there are talks going on in london right now. we need the politicians in the house of commons to coalesce around a common position to allow the united kingdom to leave in an orderly fashion, which is what 17.5 million people voted for.
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she is determined to try and stop nicola sturgeon holding another referendum on scottish independence in the next couple of years. i'm saying that i'll say no. i'm saying the next prime minister, this prime minister, should say so too. the majority of scots agree with that. only 15% want another referendum on the timescale that nicola sturgeon‘s proposing. ruth davidson is often talked about as a future uk conservative party leader, even prime minister. so does she have any ambitions to ever aim for that top job? absolutely none. this is outside source live from the bbc newsroom. our lead story is? a video has emerged appearing to show the leader of the islamic state group — abu bakr al—baghdadi. it's the first time he has been seen in five years. the united nations says the loss of the earth's biodiversity is as great a threat to humanity as climate change. the warning comes as scientists and diplomats from 132 countries are meeting in paris to discuss a major report on the state of nature. it's the first assessement
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of its kind since 2005 and although still in a draft format, press leaks do not make for good reading. they suggest that up to a million species face extinction, and three—quarters of earth's land surface has been severely altered. the news agency afp has tweeted this graphic. it shows biodiversity loss around the world measured in percentage compared to an intact ecosystem. the areas in blue are the only ones untouched. i asked our world service environment correspondent navin singh khadka what is biodiversity. the variety of life on earth and interaction between these varieties, each other and the environment. in the environment they live in. the ecosystem. what is this all about, i'll give you an example. the polar
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bear. the polar bear lives and with the swarming pressure, which human beings have done, raising the temperature, the glaciers are melting and so on and so forth, and in the long run, what happens is the sea level rise and humans, on coastal areas, they are all impacted and loving of things, what happened to them, what is happening to us, thatis to them, what is happening to us, that is how it's interrelated the interaction of lives, what i do, what you do, what they do, it affects this whole system, this is what is all about. we have heard a great deal of climate change, but we have not heard so much about biodiversity up until this point at it is not that they have not brought out reports but climate has
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definitely what's important here is in this report, climate will be at the centre as well. because what's happening now is only talk about this biodiversity, the natural world is also a very significant part of the climate when you talk about forests or whatever else, these are the safeguards in the fight against climate change and you have to secure this natural world, otherwise you are further troubled. the challenges getting people to feel the significance of this notjust be bad for the species themselves a threat, but how that impacts on our own well—being that of the planet. . they very this reviewed by government people and also by civil society saying, communities or even business leaders, that is the whole point and the challenge here is consumption, this rising consumption
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and now you've got this fast emerging economies come they're actually eating up the natural world, 75% of the world land is degraded, so it's notjust them getting extinct because of that but because he of human migration, but we have done to the natural world and now what will that do to us. what to those this —— behind this this meeting that is kicked off today they'll be discussed with the government officials and other representatives and after this week, they will come out with the report. what we are expecting is, it will talk about this massive shocking loss that we have done, we have inflicted to the natural world and
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110w inflicted to the natural world and now what that mean, all this loss and others degradation and other climate, the climate. how bad it is and how challenging would be to actually meet the paris climate agreement time. colombia is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world. it's also among the worst affected by illegal deforestation, losing around two thousand square kilometres of forest a year to illegal logging, cattle ranching, mining and coca plantations. but the government there has just launched a plan to try to stop illegal deforestation in its national parks. bbc mundo's boris miranda is in bogota. president ivan duque said this would include increased aerial monitoring and more patrols by the armed forces. colombia is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world, and among the worst affected by illegal deforestation. the government said that this is the biggest offensive against the dis—
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for and at the moment, there is an and normans amount of damage being enormous amount of damage being done to those yes, of course, the illegal mining are the problems of the deforestation of columbia and they have announced their plan to stop the deforestation. of we are having a few problems hearing you, just outlined, if you can, ways the
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colombian government is trying to tackle this. the glove the colombian government is deploying many on the field and also, they are monitoring to see and stop the deforestation and also use their international help to try and stop the divorce station. and our people are optimistic that these measures will work? the plan was just announced. so people do not know yet if or how it works, but as the government said, this is the
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biggest offensive against for station. indonesia's president has made the huge decision to move the country's capital city because of rising flood water and huge traffic jams. currently, jakarta is indonesia's capital. a new site hasn't been named yet, but palangkarya, on the island of borneo, is apparently a strong possibility. jakarta is home to more than 10 million people but it's sinking at one of the fastest rates in the world. that brings scenese like this. jakarta sits on the coast on swampy land, and is criss—crossed by 13 rivers. plus much of it sits below sea level. researchers say parts of the city could be entirely submerged within 30 years. it also has the world's worst traffic congestion.
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sometimes government ministers have to be escorted by police convoys to get to meetings on time. and adding to the problem is how much residents ofjakarta rely on groundwater which has this effect — sinking the buildings on top of it. it's not the first time indonesia has talked about moving its capital city, and it wouldn't be the first country to do so. nigeria's capital is abuja, but it used to be lagos. and brazil's capital relocated from overcrowded rio de janeiro to brasilia in 1961. rebecca henschke is the bbc‘s asia production editor, and lived injakarta for many years. i spoke to her earlier about why this big move may need to happen. so they need a solution. they can't stay in this capital. it's growing every day and it's sinking. so, as you said, this idea's been around for a long time, since the beginning of indonesia as a modern country. and the president wants to be
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the man that does it, that actually moves in the capital out of overcrowded java into one of the emptier islands in this archipelago. it is quite a radical proposal, a city of the size. what has been at the wider reaction at this stage to the plan? largely scepticism from indonesians who have heard this before. of course, indonesians are great social media users and they have taken to twitter today to say, yeah, let's wait and see what happens. will this actually be realised? because as you said, a huge undertaking. the government today saying it will take at least ten years, but we do know that the government has been serving that the government has been surveying areas around here for the past year, looking for spaces and we've been talking to people there in what was once an area covered with thickjungle, with just a few people living there. now it's got palm oil and pulp and paper
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plantations, but people there are quite concerned about what will happen to the sleepy city and what will happen to the remaining forests there if a capital is imposed upon that area. yeah, the environmental implications could be very significant, particularly on an island like borneo. that's right. this has some of the last remaining rainforest in the world, hugely diverse place. people describe it as the lungs of the world. some of the oldest rainforest and, yes, the capital will need resources, it will also bring in business people and you're going to be seeing very wealthy political players who kind of want to keep their life that they've had injakarta, which is malls and big cars and that will take a lot of an environmental cost on a fragile ecosystem there. i am wondering about the timing of this announcementjust after and election. what political message can be read into it? definitely an interesting one, because this is a president who has not officially been re—elected. when i was on the show talking about the election, and
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signs are looking good, the quick count is looking good, but the official result does not come out until later this month so interesting that he would announce with such confidence, such a big move for the country at a time when he has not officially been reinstalled as the president. just go back to when you live there for 13 years, rebecca, how does this affect day—to—day life? the traffic and the amount of, you canjust tell that to the city lies very low on the ground and it's going down? it does. and the floods on the scene that you are playing before are part of daily life for many jakarta ns, particularly in the north around the sea because this is an old dutch city so it was built with canals. they tried to manage it any way that amsterdam would be managed, but it did not work any tropical climate. so yeah, people live with flood water coming into their houses and i once woke up in the morning with a flood hazard i put my foot down and there was water. so yes, a very difficult city to live in but wonderful at the same time.
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hello there. over the weekend, we took a step back there and to honour them as storm hanna brought winds and in the excess of 18 climbers per hour. , was springlike during the day on monday, however by the end of the week, it may fit tight and i feel is temporarily stepping back into winter as he get an arctic blast and the possibilities of night—time frosts, but for the meantime, the high pressure kept things fine and settled across monday, the west however, is being attacked by these weather friends bring in rain, so it will erode the high—pressure system, some fairly heavy rain is he going to tuesday
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across northern island in no position to the west of scotland, where we do have the mist and fog again after a chilly start to the east, it will brighten up with some sunshine but we do have a different complexion to the weather for western scotland and temperatures will be held down but it is still pretty warm temperatures just above average in the sunshine in the east, which is still just average in the sunshine in the east, which is stilljust about under the influence of high—pressure pressures are going to wednesday, but we are seeing more definite progress with this weather front making its way across the mainland in the uk, suffered likes of the uk and wales, we are likely to see some outbreaks of shower in rain and more to come back for northern ireland but again, what we see the sunshine, not as warm as tuesday but we will still achieve 16 or 17 celsius, just about average for the time of year. not just because of this westerly wind coming in and maritime air, however it will have his court arctic air thatis it will have his court arctic air that is heading our way on thursday and friday, the change on thursday
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for most of us will be fairly active in the weather system ahead of us because we have that mixture of corridor coming on top of relatively mild airforthe corridor coming on top of relatively mild airfor the south, it is a lively shower, longer spells in temperatures still achieve the mid—teens for the south in a very different feeling in the north, because by that stage, we are into that court arctic air, the snow showers are coming down as well, it is within the realm of possibility that we couldn't might have some snow showers over the hills, but they will not last too long. however they will not last too long. however the court air really will make its presence felt, temperatures down to nine or 10 celsius on that brisk northerly wind and feeling even chillier, the southwest furthest away from the northerly wind achieving the high temperatures. but it does mean that into saturday morning, so friday night, some really cold nights, the potential for widespread frost across, you may see that it will certainly be very vulnerable, saturday night, but on
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saturday we have cutting off the northerly flow and high—pressure starting to topple and. his attempt still below par on saturday but still below par on saturday but still feeling chilly particularly with the coast of the northerly breeze but high—pressure topples and and that allows things to dry out, and that allows things to dry out, and north of the uk and into the early pa rt and north of the uk and into the early part of next week, in fact into the middle part of next week it looks as though we will not see much rainfall really from friday through to perhaps later on into tuesday but we do see that drop in temperatures temporarily because looks as if they will recover over the bank holiday weekend to bring many places dry weather into the middle of next week.
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tonight at 10: the aircraft manufacturer boeing under relentless attack from shareholders, following two recent fatal crashes. boeing says the safety systems on its 737 max jets were properly designed, but alleges that pilots did not "completely" follow procedures. a total of 346 people were killed in the two crashes. the company says it is working to rebuild the trust of passengers. we know every person who steps aboard one of our aeroplanes places their trust in us. we'll do everything possible to earn and to re—earn that trust and confidence. but it's now known that four current and former employees expressed concerns about the safety of the plane. we'll have the latest. also tonight... the leader of the islamic state group makes a rare appearance on camera, vowing to seek revenge


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