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♪ >> national presentation ofwo "c d news" is made possible by contributions to your pbs ro station viewers like you. thank you. >> welcome to "bbc news," broadcasting to our viewers on pbs in north america and around the globe. these are our top stories. trade issues overshadow the first day of the g-7 summit canada but france says the u.s. and its allies can't -- can get over them. >> to find agreements and have a win-win approach for our people, our workers and our middlese clas >> president trump's former
campaign manager paul manafort faces new charges of cob instruct -- obstructing justice. new volcanic activity in guatemala leads to more evacuations. theor search those still missing after last weekend's eruption is put on hold. also on the program, tv chef anthony bourdain has died. for the are pouring in man who used cooking as a window on the world. ♪ hello, welcome to the program. clashes over traed tariffs are continuing to overshadow the g-7 summit in quebec. several countries takin part say a closing joint statement is uglikely, alt president trump said he believed they
would agree on one. here's our north american editor john popele. >> one big happy family. but though they put on strained smiles for the cameras, don be deceived. this is as bad temped and tense a charlotte start to the g-7 has ever been. donald trump was the last one inuebec and will be the first one out. isolated over his protectionist trailed policies. before leaving washington this morning, he was in no model for compromise. president tru: they understand. they try to say we fought with you in the war they don't mention the fact they have tde barriers against our farmers. the fact that they're charging almost 300% tariffs. when it all straighte out, we'll all be in love again. >> the other g-7 leaders are t
enraged thathe u.s. has intrigued attach -- tariffs o eel and alum nume numb. it brought this tweet from president macron. neither do we mind signing a six countryt assignmf need be. they represent the economic market which has the weight of history about it. this should programs more logically be called the g-6 plus on donald trump seriously considered not coming at all. he feels he gets lectured by the other leaders and he's not a big fan of bei lectured. but one area where he's doing the lecturing is on hisis sur call today that russia should be readmittedo the group president trump: it may not be r politicallyct but we have a world to run and in the g-7, e which used to the g-8, they
threw russia out. they should let russia come back in. we should have russia at tg negotiat table. >> the expulse decision was made after russia annexed crime yafment >> we see russia in a whole variety of ways, including on thetrts of salisbury in the unitedom kin before any such conversations can take place, russia fngeleds to c its approach. >> the quebec -- are trying to go about the daily lives as business as usual. without much optimism, so too, are the members of the g-7. a tough decislln. over and accept american tariffs or retaliate a risk an all-out trade war. >> later the program, we'll be speaking to steve herman,he
white house bureau chief with voice of america news. in us for that later in the program. the u.s. special counsel robert mueller has filed mu -- new criminal cha president trump's form early campaign manager paul manafort. he and former aide, konstantin kilimnik are accused of obstructing justice by tampering with witnesses. mr. manafort h disputed the charges but mr. kilimnik y h to spontaneous respond. re from our north american correspondent. peter, explain the significance of these latest developments. >> it shows that robert muller is certainlyng put maximum pressure on mr. manafort, donald trump's former campaign manager. trux ditional charges, on of justice. these stem from chargese heard about earlier in t week,hat he had attempted to essentially
tamper with witnesses, using mobile phone and a device, an application that was used to try to get to people that wod give evidence of his future -- at his future trial. as you say, he has denied these allegations.e th second person who have been -- who has beenge ch has made no statement. he is said to be mr. manafort's right-hand man in ukraine and said to have connections with russian intelligence. mr. manafort is due back in court at the end of next week when a judge will consider his conditions of bail and there isi a plity that those conditions will be tightened or bail could be revoked ahl altogether, in which case he'll be sent to jail to wait for his upcoming trial. >> thank you very much guatemala has asked for more aid
communitynternational after the volcanicwh eruption h has claimed more than 100 livepls. thevoano exploded last saturday. rescue efforts hampered by bad weather. reporter: more evacuations as the fuego volcano, loomi over the dwault malo land scaife, continues to spilts smoke and re, clouds of ash high into the air. >> for the moment, the national civil police is evacuating the people located in the area surrounding the mountain. there's a lot of activity at the fuego volcano, which puts the lives of everyone in therea at risk. a match quantity of material could come all the way to where we are now. >> sunday's deadlyn, erupt sent cents a fast-moving mixturg of and ash pouring from the volcano, burying erything
nearby. in, a thriving town just a week anotherbout ago. now locals are calling it ground zero. the stench of dead farm animals, they say, is in the air. she's now searchingo for lved ones. >> my familyas here and here they are buried. my sister with all her children are here. there were 52. no one has appeared. >>ay fr brought further eruptions. officials helping moreo leave their homes. now the government is calling for more help, more ternational aid as dwaut malai copes with more than 100 deaths and hundreds more missing. >> more stories making the news. chinese government hackers are reportedve to stolen highly sensitive data from the computers of a u.s. navy contractor. the information is said to include plans f advanced
anderwater weapons. the nvy said it would be inappropriate to comment on the ports. the so-called bride of bellsen, gina turkle has died at 95 seen here with other holocaust survivors. gina was born in krakow, poland. she was sent to various nazi death camps. she married the british soldier whoer led her and investigators in california say they believe self-of the wildfires that killed 3 people were caused by electricity lines. eviden of legality was given by the pacific gas and electric company to prosecutors. the company has died any wrongdoing. the britishs prime minister s
the government's white paper on its brexit position won't be publishe until after the e.u. smults at the end of this montht theresa mayd our political correspondent that she would deliver on her promises. >> pressing her case onhe world stage, theresa may has flown thousands of miles to chat with ptsdz and prime ministers but the questions for her stay the same -- is brexit on track, is she? charge? , the these areomicated negotiations. >> she might not expect e.u. leaders to give her a helping hand but surely shebbed ly on her foreign secretary. back home, though, buries johnson has been secretly recorded, suggesting theresa may could learn something from the american president. >> what would he do?
he'd go bloody hard. creating all sorts of chaos. everyonee thinking h had gone mad but you might get somelt re >> people have strong views on brexit but so do i. i want to deliver brexit for th. british peo i'm getting on and doing it. >> how many times do we have to get to clashes on your own side? >> at every stage in these negotiations, we've seen people casting doubt on whether or not we could achieve what we want to achieve. we're moving on to finalize those wituerawal i and also our future rhythm. >> mr. johnson also describ the treasury at the heart of remain. hend the chancellor don't see eye to eye on brexit. and urgedon collaborawith brussels.
>> a clap reactive approach iso more tive than a confrontational approach andai cey my advice to my colleagues is that the way to address the challenges that there undoubtedly >> of reaching aood brexit solution, is to engage with our european partners. >> and d bustless have concerns. the latest wrangle is over a fallback plan for trailed with the e.u. after breaks -- brexit if a long-term cusms arrangement can't be negotiated and set new time. the u.k. suggested it would match tariffs. brexit -- said this must be time limited. not something the effortie u.'s negotiator is happy about. >> backstop means backstop. why do i say that? because this has to provide a guarantee under all circumstances.so
the temporary backstop is not in line wi what we want or what ireland or northern ire lapped want or need. >> as theresa may said again today, these are complex negotiations. it's not going to be easy. >> that was vickie young reporting. stay with us here on "bbc news." still to come -- >> ♪ where you are, this is not ♪ >> asy broad gets ready for the tony awards, we sit down with the cast and pducers of "the band's visit," one of the biggest hits so far this season. ♪ >> the day the british liberated
the loans and by tonight british troops had begun the task of disarming the enemy. >> this was gorbi mania at its height. the crowdto backpacked ee the man who then raised great hopes to end the division of europe. >> michael jackson was not s.ilty on all char screams of the crowd testament faith pop later and their in his innocence. >> as long as they'll pay to go see me, i'll get out there kick 'em down the hills. >> what does it feel like to be the first man to go across the chwnnel by your power. >> it feels pretty neat. feels marvelous, really. >> welcome back. is is "bbc news." our top story -- g- leaders
meeting in canada have been discussing imle port tariffs imposed by president trump. france says there's willingnesi toan agreement. let's stay with that story. he stevan is the white house bureau chief with v ce of america news. he's at ebec city and he joins us now. steve, it does seem like someeaf thers at least are trying to sound more conciliatory. a absolutely we've seen that with the u.s. president, who has gone from the combative twittemp to summit trump today. am -- almost a complete reversal of his tone, at least when the cameras were on today. although we heard in that leaders summit that it did get a bit testy when the news immediate wisconsin was not there, with the europeans trying to present.s the president with some data to convince him
at these trade tariffs are not any good for anybody. >> is there a sense ofsolation it too little, too late?t or is >> i think that remains to be seen whether the g-6 as you might want to call it or going to be -- are going to be united. you have the italianim minister who seems to be side willing donald trump, although the italian prime minister has onlyn in office for a week now and also i think the japanese prime minister is apt not to gang up on the u.s. president as well. so it's really the europeansand of course, justin trudeau is the host here in canada.'s rying to be the ultimate diplomat in all of this. >> you spend a lot of time observing the president. do you get a sense that really he recents being at this meeting and actually he'd much rather sk ono the much bigger show ays? ngapore in a few
>> certainly he likes the show in singapore because it's gog to be him and kim jeong country and nobody else where here he's share spotlight and of course the way this is being presented to the rt of the world is it is the rest of the world against donaldmp t not a portrait he likes to see paymented r himself so i think he saw this g-7 as a pit of ae, ch talk shop and had a realization that h'te doe like these multi-lateral times ofth gs. whether they're forums or agreements or packets or trailea orgaons and -- wax, or trailed organizations. he likes to do one-on-one deals and when we saw him sitting down individually today with macron and trudeau, it was all very nice and diplomatic. steve, thank you so much.
now, the appeals chamber of the international criminal court in the hague has overturned a war crim conviction. the judge has resumeed that jean-pemrre shouldn't have been held liable for the murders and remains committed by his troops during an operation in the central republic. a report from the hague. >> such was the jubilation from jean-pierre bemba's friends a family in the public gallery. the judge hado asktaff to restore or. >> may i ask the registry to reer to the calm in the courtroom. >> their acquittal was based on two grounds of appeal. the judges agreed the conviction had exceeded the crimes thaten d roved beyond a reasonable down -- doubt and that bemba
should not have held liable as a remote commander if his troops deployed to a foreign country. >> the apals chamber, by majority, reverses theon convicf mr. bell be ba. it scontinues the proceedings with respect to those criminal acts in relation t which the trial ch eberntered a conviction, even though they were outside the scope of the factsta and circumses of the case. >> in 2016 jn-pierre bell ba was convicted of -- benefit ba was contributed of rape, pillaging. chirp -- children as young0 as 1 were raped. men violated by multiple men but the judgesesumed the original trial got it wrong, that he was not tolame. this judgment couch a considerable impact in other
cases. when a leader argues they c be blamed for atrocitiesd commity their forces in a foreign land. >> the american chef, author and tv personality anthony bourdain has been found dead that hotel room in france. the designer kate spade die on tuesday. from new york we have a report. >> look, i'm -- i've eaten a lot of really nasty things -- >> anthony bourdain was a culinary rock star who was unpretension about everything.s he left audi hungry for more. his sudden death came as a great shock. television network c information n which carried his show "parts unknown" said the chef t many took his own life.
anthony bourdain was in france work tong series when he was found unresponsive in his hotel room by a chef-friend in "kitchenti confiden" he gave read rls a view of what goes behind the doors of his -- their favorite strallits and he wrote candidly about his drug abuse. but he led a culinary journey and nowhere seemed offlimits. to some of the far corners of the world to some of the most dangerous destinations. he encouraged viewers to eat anything with anyone witut fear o prejudice. his unique and colorful storelling everyoned him many awards, including a prestigious peabody in 2014. . >> we ask very simple questions. what do you eat, where do you
like to cook? everywhere we go, we tend teto astonishing answers. >> bourdain's death comes just days after the fashion designer kate spadeook her own life. it has many reflecting ongr the ing problem of suicide in this country.>> think he was great for the world, for people. he opened up people's imagination. >> i mean, he really opened up e world of food to -- and made it common place. you can't really consider that anyone could lead a more interesting life. ♪ >> he brought the world into people's homes and bdoing so inspired others to seek outr th own adventures. >> it's broadway's biggest night on sunday with the annual tonyn
awards new york. among the hits of the season is a show call "the band's visit," basted on an jitchings police band deserte in the desert. >> broadway is defined byg brand name shows but in theater season, ant rather diffeusic arl has come into view. it's the band's visit. it's the story of an egyptian police band that ends up getting stranded in a small remote israeli town. the band is taken in for the night by the locals. >> you know what you can stay here tonight with us if you want o. >> there's this beautiful sense humidity when you takehese two groups that little -- live in a political cmate where you might suspect that would be at odds but because of the circles, there is this great humiaty. great simplicity and how they
ultimately find up -- wind up finding a common ground and common purpose for one night. >> some people say "the band's visi a musical for the disconcerted in the age of trump. >> people who go are looking to be fed in some ways. ideas thatay be very difficult about the possibility of communicating with people you don't know or whoeem hold things that are foreign to you. >> where you e, this is not productive such a states -- nobody knows it -- >> the c arab-israelryonflict can't -- isn't explicitly mentioned. its production, as did the movie that inspired it, provides a different view to the middle east.
and, the movie came outike the early 2,000s. it was so embraced in israel for that very reason that it was not about politics but about people and culture. >> the band's visit h demonstrated to the theater world that you don't hav to confirm to formula to do well on broadway. you don have to be a succeed. , loud -- to >> we took a gamble that audienceswod be able to watch something that wasn't coming also them like a million miles per hour. telling them cstantly how to deal. >> the future looks break -- brights for in somewhat unusual hit. and many oers predicts the panned's visit are take home the
theater prize at the tony awards. >> you'reatching "bbc world news." thank you very much for your company. bye-bye. >> i'm katty kay in washington. join me and my co-host christian frazier in london for "beyond 100 days" on monday. we'll focus on the big issues on both sides of the atlantic andp ovide analysis on how they're shaping our world. >> natnal presentation of "bbc world news" is made upon by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> you're watching pbs.
steves: to mix in a little fun in the sun with our history, we're driv to the rugged southwestern tip of portugal, cape sagres. this was as close as you could get to the edge of our flat earth in the days beforeolumbus. a lighthouse marks what was referred to even in ancient times as "the end of the world." today, salt-of-the-earth merchants sell seaworthyers, fishermen cast their lines off the dizzying cliffs, and tourists go for that end-of-europe photo. five centuries ago, igprince henry the navor, determined to broaden europe's horizons and spread catholicism, hoestablished his sailing right here. this was henry's mission control, from where he sent sailors ever further into the unknown.
and here he debriefed shipwrecked and frustrated explorers as they washed ashore. little remains of henrs original schoo beyond this evocative stone circle. nobody really kns its function. some say it was a tool for celestial navigation. others figures, it was a wind comp with a flag in the middle blowing in the direction of the wind. whatev h the case, sailors cae to learn everything they needed to know for world exploration -- shipbuilding, map-making, navigation, even languages and salesmanship for mingling with natives in newly discovered lands.
ga ♪ tonight on kqed newsroom, with the primary election over, a busy summer of campaigning lies ahead as candidates for governor, and others battle it out. keaw takeays plus analysis from california politics and government teams. also the "wall street journal" investigative reporter talks about his new book, "bad blood" detailing how the $9 billi company deceived silicon valley and the rest of the country. hello and welcome to kqed newsroom. i'm thuy vu. we begins with politics. tuesday's primary results set the stage for some bigaces in november. wealthy gop businessman john cox finished second behind gavin newsom in'she governor race. democrats are sharpening