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This is BBC World News Today, broadcasting in the UK
Survivors watch as the US president and the Japanese Prime Minister
pay their respects to the 70,000 who died.
With the memory of the morning of August six 19 45 must never fade.
That memory allows us to fight complacency. It feels our moral
imagination. -- is fuels. A judge orders Jonny Depp
to stay 100 yards away from his estranged wife Amber Heard,
after she accused him More than 100 leading scientists say
the Rio Olympics should be moved or postponed over the Zika
outbreak. A final reckoning for Argentina -
in the next hour a court is expected to deliver a verdict on former
military officers accused of hunting down and killing political opponents
in South America. A new adventure
for an old favourite. We celebrate 90 years of
Winnie-the-Pooh. president has visited the first city
destroyed by an American At least 70,000 people were killed
in Hiroshima on the sixth of August 1945 - tens of thousands
more went on to die Three days later a second
bomb killed at least The Americans say the attacks did
much to bring the war There was no apology
from President Obama, but speaking to an audience
which included survivors of the attack, he reflected
on the lessons from the day when, as he put it,
"death fell from the sky From Hiroshima,
John Sudworth reports. 71 years ago a US President sent
a single bomb to destroy Today, a holder of that
same office came here for the first time, standing next
to the Japanese Prime Minister It's impossible to deny,
of course, the deep The huge media presence
are here to see the leader of the only country ever to have
used an atomic weapon paying his respects in Hiroshima,
a city that has come to symbolise On a bright, cloudless morning,
death fell from the sky A flash of light and a wall
of fire destroyed a city, and demonstrated that mankind
possessed the means From the instant of the first
blast... President Obama has made it clear,
though, that he is not here to offer an apology
for an act his predecessors have I said to my friend,
look, beautiful, aeroplane As she pointed, the bomb exploded
in the sky above her. She still suffers the effects
of the serious burns today. What do you think about the visit
by President Obama to Hiroshima? I was very happy to hear that,
because that is one But, as always, a short distance
from the President stands an officer carrying America's
nuclear launch codes. It's a reminder of the reality,
on a day strong on symbolism Some breaking news -
an American entertainment website is reporting that the actor
Amber Heard, who is filing What is happening? A court has
ordered that Johnny Depp stay away from his estranged wife, Amber
Heard. That is why -- that is because she has accused of domestic
violence. She says he threw her mobile phone at her, during a fight
at the weekend, striking her eye and her cheek. And in the documents to
the court, it has been reported that there was a photo showing the
injuries that she sustained during this alleged incident. She also
accuses Depp of pulling her hair repeatedly and also striking her and
hitting her repeatedly. She says the actor was high on drink and drugs at
the time. As I say, the judge has ordered that he stay away from her,
until another court hearing on the 17th of June. Johnny Depp himself
has not responded to this but his lawyer has said that he will honour
this stayaway order by the judge. And he is currently in Portugal with
his band. A huge amount of media interest. The couple only married
just over a year? That's right. They met in 2011, on the set of a film.
But they really gained international prominence only a month ago when
they were back in court in a different way, you may remember they
were accused of illegally smuggling their dogs to Australia while they
were filming there. Last month they delivered a bizarre video apology to
the court in Australia for that incident. And that was one of the
last times that people around the world saw them publicly. Then we
heard the news this week that Amber Heard was filing for divorce, citing
irreconcilable differences. Thank you very much.
More than 100 international medical experts have
published a letter urging the World Health Organisation
to consider whether the Olympics Games,
due to open in August, should be postponed or moved
from Rio de Janeiro because of the Zika virus threat.
The experts, from over a dozen countries,
said there was a clear threat to global public health.
They called on the WHO to set up a panel of specialists to advise
On Thursday, the head of the Atlanta-based Centers
for Disease Control said the Zika outbreak in Brazil did not pose
enough of a threat to warrant cancelling the Olympic Games.
The US military says the leader of so-called Islamic State forces
in the Iraqi city of Falluja has been killed in fighting along
A US colonel said more than 20 coalition air strikes have destroyed
IS positions over the past four days.
The UN says hundreds of families have escaped the besieged city -
although thousands remain trapped - as Iraqi government forces attempt
to recapture the area from the Islamic State group.
Some 50,000 civilians still remain trapped inside Falluja and they are
prevented from escaping by Isil as the government continues, the city
continues to come under heavy bombardment by the Iraqi forces.
Food has been in very short supply. We are hearing accounts of people
are relying on expired rice and dried dates and that is about it for
their diet. We have also heard reports of starvation related deaths
among the population there. This is from the people we have interviewed,
or our partners have interviewed, who have escaped.
Iraqi soldiers have fired tear gas to disperse protesters gathered
near Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone.
Several protesters were injured in the incident.
Protesters loyal to the influential Shi'ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr have
been calling for comprehensive reforms for months.
A few weeks ago, demonstrators broke through the blast walls surrounding
the Green Zone and into Iraq's parliament and government offices.
Many motorists across France are still having trouble finding
fuel, as a result of strikes and blockades by
All but one of the union blockades at fuel depots have
But shortages have caused long queues at petrol stations.
President Francois Hollande, has said he will stand firm over
the changes to labour laws which have prompted the strikes.
Brazilian police are searching for more than 30 men -
suspected of raping a sixteen year old girl and then posting videos
The teenager reportedly went to her boyfriend's house in Rio de
Janeiro on Saturday before waking up naked and surrounded by armed men.
Arrest warrants have been issued, including one for the boyfriend.
Our correspondent described the timeline. The initial reports coming
out described what happened. She was apparently under the effects of
drugs, unconscious, and woke up surrounded by these men. That is
what she described to the police a day after having gone to visit her
boyfriend in a shanty town in Rio. And she was silent about what had
happened until the case came out on social media. This video was posted
on social media, a 42nd video showing her naked and with men
surrounding and jeering -- a 40-2nd video showing. This was on top of
all the pain she had gone through. It has caused an outrage on social
media and lots of angry reaction here with people calling for an end
to this situation, an end to what they are calling a culture of rape
in Brazil. In 2014, there were 50,000 cases of rape reported and
there is a fear that that is still under reported because so many
victims fear coming forward, fear talking about what happened in case
they are stigmatised or even blamed. I suppose that is reflected not just
in the video that was circulated but the comments left on it. Some people
say that she deserved what she got? Exactly. It was a terrible moment of
congratulatory comments filled with misogyny at first and then later on
we saw other voices come in and add to the discussion with outrage and
anger about what had happened. The first comments were taken off-line.
But I think it is a very clear example of how things are twisted,
how the victim is made to blame. There was lots of information about
her, that she was a drug user, that she was 16 and already has a
three-year-old child and that is suddenly being used to question her
behaviour. But she posted a comment on Facebook thanking people for
their support and said that she had expected to be badly judged by
society and it was a relief that she was getting all this engagement to
defend her and defend women's writes.
Stay with us on BBC World News, still to come:
the 96-year-old surgeon who gave his name to the anti-choking manoeuvre
he developed uses the technique to save a fellow resident
50,000 people had taken part in an event to help aids in Africa.
Taunting was led to scuffles and full-scale riots as the Liverpool
fans broke out of their area and into the Juventus enclosure. The
Belgian police had lost control. The whole world will mourn the tragic
death of the father of the Indian people, Mr neighbour.
The Oprah Winfrey show comes to an end after 25 years and 4500
episodes. The chat show has made one of the richest people on the planet.
Geri Halliwell has left the Spice Girls. I don't believe it! She is
the one with the bounce on the go, not her, why?!
Barack Obama meets survivors of the atom bomb attack
on Hiroshima, during the first visit to the Japanese city
by a serving US president since the Second World War.
A judge has ordered Johnny Depp to stay 100 yards away from his
estranged wife, Amber Heard, after she accused him of hitting her. Now
let's turn to the sports news. Jose Mourinho says it is a special
honour to be appointed manager of United. He replaces Louis Van Gaal.
It has taken several days of negotiations to agree the deal. The
53-year-old has won league titles with every club he has managed and
appears as focused as ever on making this new job a success. I want to
win and more than that, I need the supporters and the players to feel
that I say that but I think we can really. It is not just to say it.
So, yes I want to focus on the history of this giant club and give
what I have and what I don't have so I will give absolutely everything.
It is two weeks ago before the European champ and ships in France.
It busy time for international friendlies. England are 2-1 up
against Australia, Marcus Rushford becoming the youngest England player
to score on his debut. Northern Ireland are up against
Belarus. The world number two, Andy Murray,
has booked his place in the last 16 of Roland Garros, finally enjoying a
straightforward match with a straightforward win over Croatia's
Evo Karlovic. He took the first two sets in an hour but Karlovic pushed
him all the way in the third and Murray eventually took it 7-6. He
will face another big server in round four. I served quite smart for
the most part. A high percentage of first serves, quite a bit into his
body, as a bigger guy he is not -- it is not as easy for him to get out
of the way. And then my first job after the server, I was making him
move and dictating some of those points. So that was positive.
And Rafah Nadal will not "Tenth title. He has pulled out with a
wrist injury. The International Olympic
Association -- committee has said that registry competitors have
failed drugs test. More could be coming out in the coming weeks.
Samples were retested based on intelligence gathering and athletes
from five different sports and six countries
tested positive. If you remember in the lead up to 2012, organisers said
they had state-of-the-art facilities which would make it hard for drug
cheats to evade the system. They were going to check more blood and
urine samples and an unprecedented amount, more than any other games.
But you can only test for what you know people are taking. So sometimes
there is a time lag. That is why there is a time lag. That is why
they store the samples and they go back and test when testing
procedures become more sophisticated. The worrying thing is
that the IOC said that this process is ongoing so there are
possibilities of more tests to come. Concerns are raging over the Zika
virus. 100 medical experts urge for the games to be postponed or move.
The letter was sent to the world of organisation. And that is the sport.
The final verdict in an historic human rights trial is expected
Operation Condor was a campaign of state-sponsored terror organised
by South American dictatorships in the 1970s.
The US-backed regimes conspired to hunt down,
kidnap and kill political opponents across South America and beyond,
as Irene Caselli reports from Buenos Aires.
40 years ago, this woman was kidnapped and held illegally in this
before being sent back home. In the before being sent back home. In the
process, she was separated from her son, Simon. They were reunited 26
years later. TRANSLATION:
I think that I spent most of the time here. The cold was terrible,
but the screen were worse. The screams of those who were being
tortured were the first things you heard, and they made you shiver.
That is why there was a radio blasting day and night. What hurts
me most here is the staircase. They took you upstairs and that is where
the questioning and torture darted. I think I screamed, I realised it
was a sign of life, and it was was a sign of life, and it was
impossible to hold back. If you scream, the others knew you were
alive. During the Cold War, South American dictatorships came together
to systematically eliminate leftist opponents. It was a transnational
plan called Operation Condor. Over the past three years, the historic
trial in Argentina has specifically focused on this conspiracy.
TRANSLATION: This trial has focused on other
trials. There are huge numbers of documents. We are not focusing in
one trial or in one country. We are looking at what happened in Uruguay,
Brazil, and Chile. Uruguayans like this woman consider Friday's trial
particularly significant because courts in her country have never
tried ex-military for torture. Along a fellow defendants, there is a
fellow Uruguayan. It is a milestone in human rights. In the past we had
international courts but we have international courts but we have
here a domestic court here in Argentina which is prosecuting
transnational crimes that were committed in an organised fashion by
Sikh states in Latin America. Testimonies of survivors of torture
centres have been fundamental in determining the scope of Operation
Condor. Today, 40 years later, many people will finally see some
justice. Now - if ever someone
was in the right place at the right time -
the surgeon whose name was given to the anti-choking manoeuvre
he developed has used At the age of 96, he saved
an 87-year-old woman. Dr Henry Heimlich performed his
famous 'Heimlich Manoeuvre' on a fellow resident
at the retirement home He dislodged a piece of hamburger
from Patty Ris's airway - after she'd been choking
and unable to breathe. She was sitting in a chair and I
turned her around so that her back would be exposed to me. I put my
arms around her and pressed where I described it, below the rib cage.
And I did three compressions and this piece of meat came out and she
started breathing. I wrote my thank you note to him for saving my life.
right next to you so you could save right next to you so you could save
my life. Because I was gone. I couldn't breathe at all for a long
time. Fantastic story. Elizabeth is celebrating her 90th
birthday, as is Winnie the blue. To celebrate this, the story has been
written, Winnie the pool and the Royal birthday.
That harm is fit for a Queen... Winnie the Pooh, Piglet, Christopher
Robin and Dior. Much like characters have a new adventure in Buckingham
Palace. The story is narrated by the actor Jim Broadbent. It's a lovely
story, celebrating the Queen's 90th birthday and also Winnie the Pooh's
90th birthday. My first there was named Pooh after him. I had to, but
he was always the favourite. It is an honour to narrate a brand-new
story. The first Winnie the Pooh book was published by AA Milner in
1936. Christopher Robin was named 1936. Christopher Robin was named
after his son. One of the first books was dedicated to the Royal
Princess Elizabeth. From childhood, she was declared to be a fan. But
the two have not been able to meet. There was a starring in the crowd.
It's the Queen! The Queen is coming! And she was greeting the crowd as
she met -- as she went. Winnie the she met -- as she went. Winnie the
Pooh passed by Harrods which is described in the story as a grand
old shop which Winnie the Pooh found the familiar. Fans will know that it
is familiar because the story is based on a real teddy bear bought
from Harrods. This is what the original one was like. Christopher
Robin's mother bought this in 1930 14 Christopher Robin's first
birthday. She did not know then that he would turn into the most famous
bear in the world. He was a British made teddy bear, 18 inches, and
would have cost 13 shillings and sixpence, the equivalent of ?27
nowadays. Today, Winnie the Pooh has been translated into more than 40
languages. In this latest tale, he meets a new generation. The Queen is
said to have been happy for the project to go ahead, celebrating a
very happy birthday with an old friend.
Archaeologist in Boston have located a shipwreck from the 1870s. It was
in a Seaport district and which was land failed -- filled with land over
a century ago. It was filled with line.
The Sydney Opera House in Australia has been been lit up with works
It's part of the Vivid Sydney festival which has become
Let me leave you with a taster of the spectacular light show