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The headlines: Another step towards Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's
Turkey's president has told European leaders he won't change
the country's anti-terror laws as required under a deal with the EU
The Labour Party candidate is on course to win the London mayor.
A senate committee in the Brazilian Congress recommends
she should face an impeachment trial in the Senate
Kim Jong-un has opened a political meeting by praising his country's
nuclear weapons programme. This is insane. You can feel the heat. This
is crazy. Also coming up: Fleeing
the flames in Canada. Thousands of people already
evacuated are on the move again. Turkey's president has told the EU
it will not change its anti-terror laws in return for visa-free travel,
saying, "We'll go our Recep Tayyip Erdogan was speaking
a day after the Turkish PM, Ahmet Davutoglu, who had largely
negotiated this EU deal, While Turkey is under attack from
terrorist organisations from all sides, the European Union is telling
us to change the anti-terror law in exchange for the Visa deal. You, the
EU, will let terrorists build tents near the EU Parliament in Brussels,
provide opportunities in the name of democracy and then tell us he will
provide visas if you change our anti-terribles.
Our Turkey correspondent, Mark Lowen, explains
It's hard rhetoric from President Erdogan. His domestic support base
is very conservative and sceptical towards the European Union. It is
partly to raise the real possibility that this could well be a stumbling
block on the way to ratifying that these and migration deal by the
European Parliament and EU leaders at a summit at the end of June. It
will alarm many European meat leaders who will see this as
symptomatic of the fact that the Prime Minister who was forced out
yesterday by President Erdogan who was the man who spearheaded the BZ
deal. President Erdogan took exception to that, the fact he
negotiated and apparently without consulting him. It could put that
these are migration deal under threat, meaning the whole deal, were
failed asylum seekers are deported to Turkey, could be jeopardised.
Staying in Turkey and a gunman in Istanbul has opened fire
at a Turkish journalist, Can Dundar, who is standing
trial on charges of revealing state secrets.
He escaped unharmed a TV reporter was injured. The gunmen was later
detained. A Brazilian Senate committee has
just voted to recommend that President Dilma Rousseff be
impeached. Brazil's full Senate
will now decide next week At that point, she would be
automatically suspended from office during a trial which could last up
to six months. The BBC's Camilla Costa
is in Sao Paulo and explains what the president is
accused of doing. Brazil is in the middle of a massive
corruption investigation and Brazil's main oil company has not
been formally accused of corruption and are benefiting herself but she
has been accused at this point of trying to obstruct investigations.
Even so, the impeachment process is actually about the labelling but the
Brazilian budget, using money from public banks to cover gaps to make
the government's finances appear better than they were. That happened
in 2014, the year President Rousseff is re-elected. How important is this
decision by the committee? It's not binding. Not really. At this point,
the committee produced a report recommending that the proceedings
move forward. It was expected that it would be approved as it is
expected the full vote on the Senate will move forward with impeachment
proceedings. But it's important because it was a thermometer of how
is the support of President Rousseff in the Senate and currently it seems
low. She only had five votes on her favour and the committee vote this
morning so that probably indicates that a suspension and maybe even an
impeachment down the road is very likely. What's behind this
unpopularity that she's facing? Brazil is going through one of its
worst recessions in decades. President Rousseff is largely blamed
for taking bad economic decisions that in a way led Brazil to the
recession the country is going through now. Two years ago, Brazil
was in full employment and now it is just 10%. Of course, there is also a
political situation going on. President Rousseff was seen as an
authoritarian figure and a very difficult person to negotiate with.
So she gradually lost a lot of support in Congress which also
contributed to moving forward the impeachment proceedings and her
popularity with the Brazilian people decreased a lot as well. She
currently has some of the lowest popularity the country.
Here in London, people have been casting their votes to elect
The results are expected shortly with the opposition
Labour party candidate, Sadiq Khan, currently in the lead.
He'd become the first Muslim to hold the post.
Rob, we are reporting he is likely to win. Any idea when we will get
absolute confirmation? Very shortly. London has this very fancy
electronic online accounting scheme. We have been able to watch inching
along since 8am. All indications are that Sadiq Khan, the Labour
candidates and possibly the first Muslim mayor a fairly major European
capital, will be elected and should be allowed sorely. This would be a
boost to the opposition Labour Party after a lacklustre set of results
across the rest of the country. That's right. If you look at the
result is that the opposition Labour Party has had in Scotland and the
rest of England, it does not look like a party that is about to
suddenly spring back to power in the national government. Or indeed for
their leader, Jeremy Corbyn. One other thing to say about London is
that it is very much a Labour city and what I mean by that is that the
demographic very much point towards the Labour Party is a high immigrant
population, immigrants normally vote Labour in Britain the same way that
immigrant populations vote Democrats in the United States. It also has
disproportionately young population. Young people are more likely to vote
Labour. Nonetheless, it will no doubt come as a great relief to
Labour to win the election. It's worth pointing out to our viewers
around what that this is one of the most powerful political offices in
the country outside Westminster. Or could we to see if he wins as
expected? You are right that it is a powerful position in the sense you
have got budget of $26 billion. That is no mean sum of money. You've also
got the backing of 5.5 million registered voters. London is a
powerful city. Sadiq Khan has said he wants to focus on London's
problem of getting housing for poorer people and the cost of living
in London and anyone who either Livesey or has visited the place
knows exactly what that means. They will be hard tasks. The other
element is, the elephant in the room, his ethnicity. He is a Muslim,
the son of a Pakistani immigrant bus driver, and while he has not
campaigned as a Muslim, he has made the point, and people of all parties
will hope he's right on that that imagine a boost it would give,
imagined the message it was sent to ethnic minorities all over the UK if
he is elected. The last time North Korea's ruling
Workers Party held a full Congress, Jimmy Carter was in the White House,
Leonid Brezhnev ruled in the Soviet Union
and the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, wasn't even born,
but now he's been giving As he claims unprecedented results
for his country's nuclear missile programme, some observers have
suggested North Korea could stage a fifth nuclear test to coincide
with this Congress. The BBC's Stephen Evans is one
of about 100 foreign journalists who have been invited to Pyongyang
under close supervision and explains It's certainly hard to tell what's
happening outside Pyongyang and what is happening inside Pyongyang. I
went to the pub this afternoon. Nothing odd about that, you might
say, but it was a puppy in Pyongyang, we were passing thought
let's give it a go. We went in, silence of the room, a lot of
people, everybody looked round. There was a little bit of animosity.
One guy gave you the death stare and did not let up in wartime and when
we try to walk him, shoulders clashed. A lot of other people
seemed to be apologetic about it. When we left the pub, we had some
beers, the hostess if you like accompanied us down with a broad
smile and was bowing to us. Now I think that is immensely helpful.
There were ordinary people who had stripped away the propaganda that
was coming from the top perhaps on both sides and were just warm human
beings, holding their hands out across the back cultural chasm.
In Canada, some of the 90,000 people forced by raging wildfires
to abandon an entire city in the province of Alberta
are having to be evacuated again as they find themselves once more
endangered by the flames burning out of control.
Some are having to make the risky journey in convoys of cars,
others are having to be airlifted to safety.
Our correspondent, James Cook, reports from Alberta.
It is mid-afternoon on a bright, sunny Tuesday.
But darkness has descended on Fort McMurray and 80,000 people
Behind, on the left of screen, animals run from the forest.
Those are burning embers flying through the air.
People further on are being chased by the monster fire.
These are the first mobile phone pictures from inside the
Three days on, the fires are still burning and people
Many thousands, who were trapped north of the city, are now being led
Others are being flown to emergency centres like this one, more than 200
Around 150 helicopters are still fighting this fire.
The challenge for the pilots - and more than 1,000 firefighters
on the ground - is clear from the air.
The extent of this wildfire is breathtaking.
We continue to monitor the situation closely,
with high temperatures and shifting winds changing rapidly, we continue
And the power of the fire is truly awesome.
Well, this is what the firefighters are having to deal with.
This is just erupted in the last 15 or 20 minutes.
It's taken hold very, very quickly and the flames are
As if that wasn't bad enough, temperatures tomorrow
Now a look at some of the day's other news:
Police in Pakistan say village elders ordered the murder
of a teenage girl because she had helped a school friend to elope.
The 15-year-old was kidnapped from her home near Abbottabad
and was killed before being put inside a vehicle
In the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, buildings have been demolished
in the same area where an apartment block collapsed last week
Eight buildings considered unfit for human habitation
The 600 residents of the demolished buildings
have been told to make their own arrangements.
To Greece now where a three day general strike is underway
with workers protesting against government plans to push
Rubbish collection, public transport and news broadcasts
The bombing of a refugee camp in Syria has been widely condemned,
with the United Nations saying it could amount to a war crime.
At least 30 people are thought to have been killed in yesterday's
airstrikes near Sarmada close to the Turkish border,
which local people are blaming on the Syrian government.
Our correspondent, Will Ross, reports.
On the horizon, evidence of yet another war crime in Syria.
It's a refugee camp, Thursday's air strikes
At least 30 people died here, including
Families fleeing war, killed in a camp.
This firefighter says the last body he took away was
In a scene like this, it's hard to tell.
May God burn them as they burned these
people, says this survivor of the attack.
The people living here in this largely rebel held area are in no
They blame the Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad.
The United Nations has strongly condemned the air strikes.
I'm sickened by the very sight, let alone the terrible news and tragedy
this represents for people who have been killed and injured, but of
course the suspicion will fall initially upon the Syrian government
and we will want to make sure that they are,
or whoever it is, are
fully held to account for this absolutely abominable acts.
Here, rebels and the Syrian army battle for
control of already destroyed villages near Aleppo.
This week, a truce was agreed to halt the
relentless bombardment of Aleppo itself.
But in Syria, peace deals don't involve all the fighting
groups and don't cover the whole country.
And although the government talks peace, President Bashar
He wants the whole country back under
More than 3000 people are reported to have been killed in
Syria over the last month, despite an international push
there seems to belittle hope of a ceasefire to stop
Next Monday, the people of the Philippines will elect
a new president along with more than 14,000 other officials
It is the fifth general election since the overthrow of dictator
Ferdinand Marcosand and his wife, Imelda, in 1986 - the so-called
And as our south-east Asia correspondent, Jonathan Head,
reports, the Marcos family is staging something of a comeback.
In an election pact with familiar names and families, none is more
famous or infamous than this man. And his mother. Still looking every
bit the start of the show. Ferdinand Marcos Junior leads the polls for
the vice President job. Within a decade, he might once again run this
country. His father was overthrown in the first-ever people power
uprising 30 years ago. With his wife, he was viewed then as a byword
for greed and tyranny. How are you? But his son seems unfazed by the
family's controversial history. How much of a problem as your Father's
reputation been for your campaign? It has been a huge boost for my
campaign! You don't feel the weighs you down at all? Quite the contrary.
Up in his father's home province in the north, three generations still
dominate electoral politics. And a museum glorifying the former
dictator's life and achievements has become a popular attraction for
Filipinos. It is remarkable that despite all the publicity about
humans rights abuses, corruption and Imelda's shoes and jewellery, there
is so much fascination, even admiration, for the Marcoss. But
more than half of those eligible to vote will not even born when
President Marcos was overthrown. They are seen as local champions
here. They run the province well, people say. If I can vote ten times
for him, I would, says Ms Taylor. It is a sentiment shared by a
surprisingly large number of Filipinos these days. But not by
this man. I was tortured for a week and put in isolation for nine
months. It was an experience that I still remember. The families of the
victims are upset. To Filipinos have short memories? Or is it that after
40 years of democracy which has delivered little to most of them,
they are ready to give the Marcos family another crack at the web?
It's been six months since the worst environmental disaster
The collapse of a dam near the city of Mariana released a wave of sludge
that killed nineteen people, devastated villages and left dozens
of cities with no water supply along the course of a river.
Julia Carneiro reports from Mariana now, where reconstruction
The materials of everyday life, now cemented together in random
disarray, abandoned toys and clothes, a bed with no room. This
was one of the village 's worst hit by a tsunami of mud after a Manning
dam collapsed six months ago. The day huge travelled more than 600
kilometres to the Atlantic and left a trail of destruction along the
river. They are iron mine was run by San Marco. Around 150 families used
to live here. Six months on, it is one of the few souls left. This used
to be his home. It's a different world. You don't see anyone. It very
lonely at night but I am staying here, God willing. This seems to be
frozen and times. The sea of sludge gradually dried the whole villages
buried under three metres of sunbaked mud. There is no saving
bees ruins. This whole villages buried under three metres of
sunbaked mud. There is no saving bees ruins. This Holbrook Village
will have to be rebuilt on safer ground. And the colonial city of
Marianna, some Marco has provided housing for the displaced families.
Many will vote on reconstruction plans this week. San Marco is
working to give people conditions at least as good or better than they
were before the accident. Many question San Marco's claim. Here at
this conference, an activist says they are setting the fox to guard
the hen house. A settlement has just been approved. The company will
create a $5 billion Fat fun to fix the damage. The settlement is not
based in real assessment. The assessment of the situation.
Therefore we don't know if it will be enough. After dark, the crowd
gathered for a minute long siren to remember the victims. There was no
such alert to warn residents of the danger when the dam broke. The river
still runs a thick caramel colour. On higher ground, this man is
starting his organic farm after it was cut off for months. This woman
has lost her house but is finally working again. I am very happy to be
here. I will be starting my own life, my routine on the farm. The
city is not for me, I like the country. The disaster will be felt
for years to come in a city dominated by mining.
Now, he's been on our screens taking us to all corners of the globe
for so long that it's hard to imagine life without him.
Fortunately, Sir David Attenborough is still going strong as he prepares
Sir David's made countless award-winning natural history
documentaries including Life on Earth and the Life of Birds
and he's brought us some very memorable moments.
We have got rather different programme for you tonight.
There is more meaning and mutual understanding in exchanging a glance
with a gorilla. Than any other animal I know.
Very striking when you sit this close to an orangutan to see how
similar they are to human beings. Oh! This snow is not white. David
Attenborough is also getting another honour.
Boaty McBoatface will be the name of a British polar research vessel
after all but not the one more than 100,000 people voted for.
The name will instead grace a small remotely-operated submarine,
while its mother-ship, the ?200 million research vessel,
will be named after the British world-renowned naturalist and
broadcaster, Sir David Attenborough, whose name came fourth
That's it for the programme. The weather is coming up next.