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oh. this is day to be news live from berlin and south africa swears in its president cyril ramaphosa pledges to battle corruption as he takes office in a lavish in over ration ceremony we hear from our correspondent about the challenges he faces also coming up u.s. president donald trump arrives in japan for a special state visit as the new improved 1st foreign guests. and celebrities gather on the red carpet one last time at the cannes film festival rolls to its climax our film critic scott ross criticized the downfall and looks at who's in the
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running to take on be confident humble. thanks. i'm rebecca rivers welcome to the program cyril run the posers been sworn in as president of south africa after being returned to office in elections earlier this month he's promised a new dawn for the country which suffers from high crime slumping economic growth and high unemployment and opposes presidency follows a corruption scandal that brought down his predecessor integration took place in a stadium in pretoria with regional leaders in attendance. oppose address the issues around corruption that the country and his party have been facing our people have launched a sob of those at home they hurt 1st that they are crossed. i mean not to the
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temptation of hard won and reach. their challengers like i want country they are huge. but they are not insurmountable. correspondent adrian krishi is covering nino gratian and sent us this wrap of the ceremony president used his inauguration speech to mainly spread optimism and hope remember more than every 2nd young person in this country is unemployed and if you talk to young people on the streets this is something almost everybody will complain about i'm employments the slow economy grows the economy of south africa is currently glowing growing slower then the population and drum up also has been emphasizing that he wants to fix that he wants to get you investors in the country to create new jobs the 2nd big issue in the country is of course the issue off corruption many people here have the feeling that it's got rampant on the former president jacob zuma where you could clearly see corruption in all levels of
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governance and people have the impression nothing is done against it from up with a promise to address that and he said that once again today in his inauguration speech he says he wants an ethic kill and corruption free south africa the big question here is can he really do with it can he reform his own party. has been in power for 25 years and many analysts have the feeling that it's got more and more into corruption that there's more and more corrupt elements in the party and it's going to be extremely difficult to really fight that from up whatsoever keeps on saying that it is possible he wants to reform is spotty and he wants to rid south africa of corruption. now to some of the other stories making news around the world at least 20 people have been killed after a fire broke out in a private school in indian city of surete the fires believed to have been started by an electrical fault in the air conditioning officials say police have filed
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charges against the owners. a united nations maritime court says russia must immediately free $24.00 ukrainian sailors it's been holding for months and release their vessels last november russia fired on and seized 3 ukrainian ships off the current crimean peninsula. as day 3 of voting in the e.u. parliamentary elections it's the turn of motors slovakia and latvia to head to the polls with the czech republic entering its 2nd day of voting most countries vote tomorrow with initial results expected late sunday night. to the u.k. now where outgoing prime minister to raise in may says she'll always regret failing to secure a deal for her country to leave the european union yesterday may announce chil step down on june 7th after she was unable to convince a deeply divided parliament to back her with her ordeal her premiership literally ended in tears the country i love but almost as soon as to reason may exit at the
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political stage the shock waves could be felt in europe e.u. leaders said that her resignation did nothing to change the e.u.'s position on the brics it withdrawal deal already agreed but the withdrawal agreement is not up for i don't think the u.k. wants or the question will be we're going to go to the political declaration. very very much an offer which is also the basis of all the talks in the resort agreement was close the e.u.'s chief negotiator michel barnier quickly showed his positive regard for the pm in a tweet expressing his full respect for may's determination and for working for an orderly withdrawal from the e.u. but some tories were almost as quick to throw their hats into the ring to lead the party. booting front runner boris johnson who wasted no time in saying no deal was a possibility in october some reacted to that in consternation not to how things could now play out. but if they're still under then circumstances are
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hard drugs it appears to be a reality that is nearly impossible to stop the british government the british parliament are solely responsible for a no deal exit from the e. and its consequences. but the e.u. country with perhaps the most to lose by a chaotic exit is art and irish prime minister leo variety had this warning obviously as anyone can see british politics is consumed by regulars and would be consumed by breaks out for a very long time it means that we now enter a new phase when it comes to break those kind of face that may be a very dangerous one for them while the race for the next leader is on europe is well aware that he or she going to be chosen by the british people but by the conservative party members that means north to point 2 percent of the country the tory party members who are predominantly male with an average age of 57 will decide who leads the u.k. into this next crucial phase u.s.
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president donald trump has arrived in japan for a state visit trump set to spend 4 days in the country to cement bilateral ties that make the japan japan's prime minister and business leaders and attend a dinner at the imperial palace where he'll be the 1st state guest of japan's new emperor his visit comes against the backdrop of increasing tensions with china and north korea. correspondent michael penn's in tokyo and he joins me now michael donald trump's already addressed business leaders what was his main message to them . well his main message is that is to repeat his long term contention that the trade relationship between japan and the united states has long been tilted in favor of japan unfairly and that he's going to be the person to make the trade balance so the trade arrangements between the 2
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countries fair which is his contention not that many experts agree that that's the case a similar message to one he's had in other countries and he's changeable to attend the g. 20 summit in osaka in just 6 weeks why this visit to japan now. well this particular visit the timing has everything to do with the the new emperor in japan not a veto. needs to start receiving official guests from overseas and as a symbolic matter both the japanese and the u.s. side would like the u.s. president to be the 1st person to to have one of these official visits as a symbol of the strength of the u.s. japan alliance and from the point of view of prime minister all day he's very much pitching this as a great honor and he's using it to try to flatter the president in part of as part of his long term campaign to keep
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a positive relationship between the 2 and he mentioned that strength and prime minister japanese prime minister shinzo have been saying a lot of each other nightly what does that tell us about the relationship between the 2 countries. mainly it tells us that the abbaye administration is desperate to have a very very strong and personal link with donald trump when when donald trump was 1st elected. in the japanese government did their analysis and i said the key to keeping this guy under control to some extent is to flatter him and to make a personal relationship and to get on his good side and that's basically what they have been doing ever since he was elected president states. being courting trump as you say what have they got now what's he gotten out of it you're doing fantastically well well mainly delay whereas trump may have come to office with you
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know having the japan high on his list especially in trade issues to go after this is actually turned out to be much slower process so mainly what has gotten out of it is to blunt the force of trump's demands on japan and to kind of keep him at bay for a couple years now hoping that he can ride out the storm through the entire trump presidency michael paine in tokyo thank you very much for that. formula one racing now women say these driver lewis hamilton has won pole position for sunday's monaco grand prix is the 85th time the defending world champion will take the top spot on the starting grid he'll be joined by teammate valtteri bottas in front row red bulls next for stopping qualified 3rd and ferrari's sebastian vettel for. well console festival is where the world's top stars and filmmakers get together to
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make secret deals and to show off 1000000 euro gowns on the red carpet it's an exclusive 2 week party for inside as only us alfhild critic scott roxboro was there . there are 3 things you can always count on the. stars. more stars. and weather. well 2 out of 3 ain't bad but the gray skies didn't dampen the enthusiasm of movie fans. in 15 years covering the cannes film festival this is about the coldest and wet as i've ever seen it but at least the bad weather is a good excuse to stay off the beach and goes he's a little. late to see alison. and. karen edgerton delivers an oscar worthy performance in the musical biopic
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rocket man the movie dips into the darker side of elton john's life but the sex and drugs take a back seat to the rock n roll. this year's can highlight the new film from the point karen you know i'm really honored to caprio as a faded t.v. cowboy brad pitt his stock man buddy it's official but it. has been a. struggle to adjust the 1960 s. hollywood as a darkness in the form of serial killers the manson family looms in the background . but film fans aren't just here for hollywood stars in can art house cinema is king of the. american master terrence malick marked return. for with his slow burning drama about a conscientious objector who defies the nazis. and
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82 year old director and original social justice warrior ken loach kept up the fight with this attack on britain's economy but just to have somebody on the phone with the own suddenly gone. from dollars to mine so i never thought about this on my show is mine to. put as much business. but it wasn't all old white men a few films and can actually resembled the audience queuing to watch them you can has made a real effort this year to increase diversity to get more people of color and women on the screen and behind the cameras at this year's festival and it looks like it's paying off because we have one of the most diverse lineups in cannes history. only so that in. victor hugo's french classic gets an update ok for the age of the
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bandleader ghettoes. the very 1st female african director in cannes competition brought a fresh perspective to the migration crisis. the money. he had been careful to name him in the i'm a working. mom. i needed to see black people on screen like shoot everywhere. with its mix of hollywood in our house old masters and new faces cans future despite the weather looks bright. and a reminder of the top story we're following for you cyril ram opposes being sworn in as president of south africa in a ceremony he promised a new dawn for the country which suffers from a high crime slumping economic growth and high unemployment. you're watching state
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of the news that's your news route for this hour how series doc film is up next looking at the future of travel once fossil fuels drum sounds a lot more headlines for you coming up next hour i'm rebecca riches thanks for joining us. shifting powers the old order is history the world is reorganizing itself and the media's role is keep the topic in focus of the global media forum 20000000 change today one out of 2 people is online who are we following them do we trust to beijing and should the future at the georgia go to global media for 20000000 change .

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