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This is BBC World News Today with me Tim Willcox.
The Headlines: Could Donald Trump seal deal for the Republican
presidential nomination within the next few hours?
Voting is underway in Indiana where his two remaining Republican
rivals have staked everything on a Stop Trump alliance,
but his momentum is looking increasingly unstoppable.
What do you say is to stop Trump forces? Get over it. We need help.
What we are doing now is not working.
An all day all night party for Leicester City Fans,
as they celebrate their team's 5,000/1 victory in the
We were here to 1am, partying all night. Unbelievable! We are back
again today. Also coming up: The Olympic
flame arrives in Brazil but will Dilma Rousseff still be
standing on the Presidential podium And we're on board the first
American cruise ship Donald Trump smells victory,
with many now thinking he's just hours away from delivering
a knockout blow to his rivals to clinch the Republican party's
nomination for President. Will Indiana be Ted Cruz's last
stand against the Trump juggernaut, and the end of the run
for Bernie Sanders Polls are due to close
in a few hours. From Indiana, Nick Bryant
sent this report. Trump, yeah, how
you guys doing today? Lovely smile ladies,
it is good to see smiles. This is a State where Donald Trump
could effectively seal the deal and queues outside this rally
in Indianapolis suggest What do you say to the Stop Trump
forces? He is going to make
America great again. What we are doing
now is not working. The yearning for something
different, the rejection of politics as usual, has propelled
the billionaire's He is closing in on the
presidential nomination. His hostile takeover
of the Republican Party is close We are way over and way ahead
of projection and we will do it on the the first ballot,
but if we win Indiana it's over. If Donald Trump wins Indiana,
he becomes virtually unstoppable. This is the do or die moment
for the Stop Trump forces. This was a rally for his main rival,
Ted Cruz, just down the road and look at the space
she has to play in. But his supporters, many of them
evangelical Christians, Do you think he can
stop Donald Trump? But Cruz isn't just relying
on divine intervention. He has cut a deal with the other
Republican left in the race, John Kasich, in a bid to unite
the anti-Trump vote in Indiana. Do we get behind a campaign that is
based on yelling and screaming Or do we continue to unify behind
a positive, optimistic, forward-looking, conservative
campaign? The problem for the Texan Senator is
a lot of people just don't like him. A senior Republican described him
as "Lucifer in the flesh". Senator Cruz, do you really think
you can stop Donald Trump? So are we looking at
Cruz's last hurrah? Let's go live now to Laura Trevelyan
in Indianapolis, Indiana. If he gets this, is he unstoppable?
He would be. Indiana is called the Crossroad State of America will stop
there are 57 delegates up for grabs tonight. If he were to win the
majority he would then be only within a couple of 100 delegates of
the magic figure. He could clinch the nomination and stop all this
talk about contention in Cleveland. California votes on June seven, that
is the most delegate rich state left to vote and Trump is ahead there. If
he wins big as he would say tonight he is well on the way. It would mean
Ted Cruz can't get enough to win the nomination. If he can't win tonight
in what is a socially and Episcopal stable state, if he can't win here
then he can't plausibly claim anymore to be able to stop Trump
because Trump will have the maps and the momentum.
Do you get a sense that Donald Trump is healing the wounds within the
Republican party? Is he finally being seen as somebody who could
unite? Well, before this morning I would
have said yes, but what has happened today in this Indiana primary has
been a bit of an all time low in what has already been mud wrestling
primary. Donald Trump was on national television and he talked
about the allegation that Ted Cruz's father was photographed at the
assassination of John F. Kennedy. Ted Cruz responded to this
allegation saying it was nuts and caused Donald Trump a narcissist and
pathological liar. The two men were really going at it. With allegations
like that, conspiracy theories like that, it makes it harder for Trump
to unite the party around him. But one thing going in his favour is
these delegates that will go to the convention, those who were behind
Cruz now say they may come behind Trump. Fascinating.
We will keep you up to date on the Indiana results,
and you can also follow the story on our website, including taking
a close look at the delegates tracker and the detail on Trump
Also keep across our twitter feeds for all the latest.
Improbable, impossible, a miracle, those are just some of the words
being used to describe Leicester City's victory,
winning football's Premier League title despite almost
There have been huge celebrations that began last night
and continued through the day, Leicester fans just
Leicester City, players, coaches and the club's owners,
together for the first time since they were crowned the latest
and least likely winners the Premier League has ever seen.
I feel good, it was an amazing achievement for me, for the lads,
Last night, the squad watched as Spurs's draw against Chelsea
Today, the fans continued their celebration, the like of which this
It's going to make such a difference.
People have been saying about Richard III, do you think
it is luck on the team, but he doesn't play
We were here until 3am, partying all night.
I have just renewed my season ticket.
If ever there was a David against Goliath story in sport...
This is a story that translates to all, Leicester,
capturing the global's imagination and making headlines everywhere,
from the United States to Thailand, where Buddhists
The club owners flew into the humble training ground earlier
to congratulate a team that has turned the football
Back in League 1, we used to sell out half a stadium.
They have stuck through the team, thick and thin, it is
good that they enjoy it like the players do.
The city was brought to a standstill as the players
arrived at a restaurant for a celebratory lunch.
It is a fairy tale, if it ever gets topped,
I would love to be there and see that.
I can't see anybody getting over this.
Leicester's triumph has put a smile back
Even if, in time, it proves to be a glorious one-off,
it is a club that will forever be synonymous with sport's enduring
For decades, Turkish citizens have had to apply for visas to travel
to the European Union, a process that can take weeks.
For decades, Turkish citizens have had to apply for visas to travel
The European Commission is set to announce whether Turkey's dream
of visa-free travel to Europe will become a reality.
It's supposed to be part of a deal with Ankara over the migrant crisis,
but critics say it would be rewarding the Turkish government
as it clamps down on free speech and human rights.
This is the ritual for Turks who travel to the EU.
Incessant queues, their applications sometime rejected.
Brussels is likely to recommend that Turkey should now get visa free
travel to the EU Schengen zone, with the recent migration deal
It is so irrational, unacceptable, for human dignity.
And for the basic rights of free travel.
Turkey accepting migrants deported from Greece and clamping
The Turkish government knows it has leverage over Europe.
The PM insists no visa waiver, no migration deal.
These are free travel has been Turkey's dream since it applied for
membership decades ago. Other countries, from the Balkans
to South America, have achieved it. But the EU is more apprehensive
about Turkey, and as EU scepticism and the right wing have risen
across Europe so have fears about an 80 million
strong Muslim country. But some say the fears are created
by populist EU politicians. Many of the political elites
have an image of millions of Turks flooding into
the EU looking for work, This would not be the case echoes
it would not give them It wouldn't give them
the right to social benefits Is this the government
Europe should reward? Attacking protesters at a takeover
of a national newspaper. Critics have been silenced and violence has
been stoked in Kurdish areas of the country. One opposition channel is
worrying about plummeting fresh freedom and Europe kowtowing to the
president of Turkey. The EU should stick to its principles this time.
If anything was given to the Turkish government under these circumstances
I believe that the government won't hesitate to take over all the media
landscape here in Turkey. If the price of stopping the migrants is to
enjoy Turkey's floors, they will be heavily criticised.
Europe knows if it shuns it's difficult but important neighbour,
Now a look at some of the days other news.
Russia's Foreign Minister says he hopes a cessation of hostilities
in Syria will be extended to the city of Aleppo
Sergei Lavrov was speaking after talks in Moscow with the UN's
More than 250 people, many of them civilians,
are reported to have been killed in Aleppo in the past ten days.
A one-year-old girl has been rescued from the ruins of a building
which collapsed four days ago in Nairobi.
The Kenyan Red Cross say the baby was severely dehydrated and has been
Twenty two people died when the six-storey building
Police in Germany are investigating the deaths of at least two young
women say they were the victims of a couple who held them
They say the couple, a man in his 40s and his ex-wife,
used dating adverts to lure the women to their home
in north-west Germany, where they were chained up
King Felipe of Spain has formally dissolved parliament and called
fresh elections after months of political stalemate.
The vote scheduled for the 26th of June follows the failure of rival
parties to form a coalition in the wake of inconclusive
Italy's highest court has acquitted a homeless man of stealing
It has been a picturesque and historic Cruz.
The first American cruise ship to go to Cuba in decades has pulled into
port. but cruise liners are sailing
from Miami to Cuba again. To send them on their way, good
weather, calm seas and cold drinks. As the Adonia pulled away
from Miami's iconic South Beach, the patriotism of both
countries was on show. This is the latest
and much-awaited stage in the thaw between
Havana and Washington. But this cruise
almost didn't happen. Cuba only recently lifted a ban
on Cuban-born nationals Some in Miami took to the seas
to repeat their long-standing While the Adonia might be
the first US passenger vessel to make this trip
since the Cold War, the company behind it wants
many more to follow. So resolving the Cuban-
American migration issue was key. It was important for us that,
not just for our travellers but also for our employees
here in Miami - so many of them are
Cuban-born Americans - we wanted to ensure everybody had
the opportunity to sail with us. So we are really proud to be part
of this historic moment. most passengers were not thinking
about the politics. They see the cruise
as an opportunity of a lifetime. Rick Schneider and his husband
are ticking off an item My partner and I were in Key West,
55 or 56 years ago. And he said to me, "You want to take
the ferry over to Havana?" And I said, "I don't know,
let's do it next time." Then along came the revolution,
and this is the next time. the passengers awoke to the sight
of Havana on the horizon. So there they are, the key landmarks
of Havana - the Habana Libre,
the Hotel Nacional, And although a lot has been said
about this trip, about how historic it is,
actually, when you are coming
on a cruise ship - the first in over half a century -
it does feel pretty momentous. As the Adonia got closer, crowds
gathered on the shore to greet them Fittingly, the first person
of the ship was a Cuban-American hand-picked by his employers,
the Carnival Company. Whether this new cruise service
brings positive change Certainly, more tourists
means more work and income for some. Others, though, have a residual fear
that the island might once again become a weekend jaunt
for wealthy Americans. The Olympic flame has begun
a journey through more than three hundred towns and cities in Brazil
that will end with the opening of the Olympic Games in Rio
de Janeiro in August. President Dilma Rouseff lit
the torch at the presidential palace in Brasilia, promising the games
would be a success despite political For more on this the BBC's
Julia Carniero joins us from Rio. That is the big question, isn't it?
Yes, the torch was touring the capital today. It was a relief from
all the political news that usually comes from the capital to have
something different happening. But as the torch was going through the
building in Congress there was a meeting to decide the next steps in
the impeachment proceedings. There will be a big vote next week to see
if impeachment proceedings go ahead and F Dilma Rouseff will have to
step down and make way for the vice president to step in temporarily. It
could be for up to six months which means she will not provide over the
opening of the Olympics at all. Despite all this political turmoil
it was a very festive beginning to the torch relay in Brazil. We've
been seeing also the day the torch touring across Brasilia, going to
the iconic buildings in the city such as UNESCO heritage sites and it
went in a speedboat, in a swimming pool, into the football stadium, one
of the stadiums that will stage -- that stage the World Cup matches the
few years ago. There were some moments that the testers, supporters
of the president tried to get in the way of the relay, but they were held
back by guards who were keeping the passage open for torchbearers. After
today, we'll see the relay go on to more than 300 Brazilian cities,
across the sprawling mass of the country. The biggest country in the
world, it will be carried by 12,000 torchbearers.
Thank you, very much indeed. The father of a five-year-old Afghan boy
who was photographed wearing a home-made football shirts say they
have been forced to leave Afghanistan due to threats. The boy
was presented with a shirt by the soccer star himself.
When the boy wore a plastic bag T-shirt bearing his favourite
player's named Little did he know that Lionel Masi would send him the
real thing. The five-year-old is now the proud owner of two signed
T-shirts and a ball. But the sudden fame has come at a
price. He and seven members of the family have had to flee Afghanistan
after threats of kidnap. A few days ago I got a call from a
local gangster. He thought that since my son received these T-shirts
maybe he got some money from him. He wanted his share. It was a very
risky situation so we left. Since he arrived at the border. The
little boy has been followed by camera crews. He has bought his
prized gifts, and his original home-made T-shirt. But the star
treatment has done little for the family's dire circumstances. His
father says he sees no future for his son here. The five-year-old is
very clear about where he wants to go.
Messy, you know how much I like you, now I want you to invite me so I can
come and see you. And until he meets the iconic
footballer this little boy will spend time honing his skills.
Let's go back to Leicester now and their incredible victory
Martine Croxall has been in Leicester watching
Are they still going? I can barely hear a word anyone says to me! I've
been deafened by singing and shouting. I get the chance to come
home to Leicester for some fantastic stories, last year it was the real
internment of a medieval king, this year it is Leicester City doing the
impossible, winning the premiership! Everybody said they would never do
it, they are too small a team, they don't spend enough on their players.
But they have been proved wrong. They started off the season 5000 to
one, the possibility of them winning this title. This Saturday after
their match with Everton they will lift that trophy. Nobody can quite
believe it. In the 132 year history, they have not spent as much on their
players as Manchester United have spent in the last two years, which
just tells you how big this achievement is. How will it change
Leicester? They have a pretty successful rugby team, is it going
to materially change Leicester, do you think? Yes. In many ways. This
feels like a repeat of an extraordinary cycle of sporting
success. I worked in 1996 and 1997 when all the sporting teams in the
city, the Tigers, the cricket team and Leicester City were enjoying
sporting success, but winning the League Cup as they did in 1997 is
nothing like the achievement that they've managed here and now.
Imagine all those internationally famous teams like Chelsea, Arsenal,
Liverpool, nobody thought for one minute that little old Leicester
could do it. It's thanks to the team really working together, they are
not made up of expensive players who are real stars, but that could
change, of course. But the manager has dealt with them
in an understated way. He said let's just get to 40 points, we can only
think about 90 minutes at a time, and then, on Monday, it all came
down to whether Tottenham could beat Chelsea. They had to beat them. But
it was a draw, to all, and so around 10pm last night, British time,
Leicester City fans turned up you, they blocked the roads, traffic
couldn't get through and they'd just been having a party ever since. The
manager promised them pizza, and he took them to an Italian restaurant
just a couple of miles from the centre of town, thanks to social
media the crowd found out and they were mobbed when they came out of
the restaurant. When the victory parade happens in
maybe a couple of weeks' time I am sure there will be hundreds of
thousands of people from all over the place who will turn up to wish
the team well. They will be able to play in the
Champions League next season which brings extra money and extra
pressure, and now the team have to try and hold together and make sure
that not too many players are tempted by the bright lights and
large paycheques of other football teams who are bound to be interested
in them. Thank you.
They've got the moves, a new dance video featuring police
in New Zealand shows officers in a different light.
And those are the pictures we'll leave you with.