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The headlines: The US Vice President gives a full commitment to NATO
While the Russian foreign minister - announces
a new ceasefire for Ukraine - due to start on Monday.
President Trump gets ready for a campaign-style rally in Florida.
We'll be asking what that means A huge storm over California brings
flooding and high winds, triggering some massive sinkholes.
Another arrest in Malaysia in connection with the murder
of Kim Jong Nam - the half-brother of North Korea's leader.
Non-league Lincoln City beat Premier League team Burnley.
The UN says it is a conflict that has claimed more
Now, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has announced
a new ceasefire between Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists.
He was speaking after a meeting with his Ukrainian, German
and French counterparts at the Munich Security Conference.
The contact group agreed the ceasefire would start and their
withdrawal of heavy military hardware will begin.
But optimism might be in short supply.
Earlier the Ukrainian Foreign Minister told reporters he was "not
at all" happy with the outcome of the same meeting.
It was the latest in a series of highly anticipated events -
the day started with an assurance to Nato allies by US
Vice President Mike Pence that America would be unwavering
A show of strength to counter what many see as a growing
Massive deployment of US military might in Europe underlines how
America has been the predominant power in Nato since the end
Now there is a US president who has called this alliance obsolete.
So, at this Munich Forum, anticipation and anxiety
about what message President Trump's deputy would bring here.
What we were most looking for were the messages coming out
from the leading members of President Trump's team,
Everyone says they have been reassured by what he had to say
about the transatlantic alliance and the belief in Nato.
There is so much relief here about what you had to say,
doesn't that make you worry that Europe was worried about your
commitment to the transatlantic alliance and to Nato?
I think President Trump has made it clear that the United States stands
strongly with the North Atlantic Alliance.
But the president has also made it clear that we expect our allies
to keep their word, to live up to the commitments they have made
There was a clear message on Ukraine, too - a call to Russia
It was not what Russia's top diplomat wanted to hear in Munich.
Sergei Lavrov accused the West of being stuck
TRANSLATION: The historic period that can be called the post-Cold War
The main result, in our view, has been the failure
As leaders come and go in Munich, there seems to be greater
clarity this transatlantic friendship will hold.
Real proof is yet to come in what happens on the ground.
Well coming up later in the programme -
Lyse has been speaking to the former US Secretary of State -
To get her views on the Trump administration.
To Florida, where he is about to hold a campaign rally. The White
House has said the president will speak directly to the American
people, it is unusual for one to hold a rally so soon after coming
into office. Let's speak to David Willis. What does the White House
mean by campaign style rally? Well, you can read into this what you
will. At face value, this is part of his campaign, would you believe, for
2020, for real action. At I think more relevant late, this is a way
for the Donald Trump to promote his own version of events over the last
four weeks. Those four weeks having been channelled jewellers, we have
seen protests, we have seen leaks, we have seen unfavourable court
decisions. He insisted at a press conference the other day that
everything is going swimmingly that is not the way it has been dipping
it in the media, and that is why Mr Trump is taking aim at the mass
media. He went on Twitter last night to say that they were the enemy of
the American people, as he put it. Part of the appeal of going out on
the sort of campaign rallies is that he gets buoyed up by the crowds, it
energises him, and it enables him to deliver his message directly to the
people who voted for him and put him in the White House. He does indeed
seem to enjoy these rallies. Stay with us a moment because the
American woman who was at the centre of the US Supreme Court ruling which
legalised abortion in America has died. Norma McCorvey was known under
the pseudonym James wrote when she took legal action to terminate
pregnancy. She later waived her right to anonymity and became an
anti-abortion campaigner. Norma McCorvey died at an assisted living
Centre in Texas. David, how is this news being taken over there? It is
very interesting because Norma McCorvey is not a name that a lot of
people know here in the United States but she was part of one of
the most landmark court cases in modern history. She was 22 at the
time she was unmarried and unemployed and pregnant for the
third time, she wanted to have an abortion, she was living in Texas
and abortion was illegal in Texas at the time so she filed a court case,
little knowing that this court case would work its way all the way
through the appeals court system to that highest court in the land, the
US Supreme Court, where she went under the pseudonym of Jane Roe.
It's basically made it unconstitutional for individual
states to bad abortion. Ironically, Norma McCorvey herself went from
being in favour of abortion to a very staunch opponent of it after
converting to Christianity. So, she died at the age of 69 in Texas
assisted living place but she will have certainly seen as having made a
concern will -- a considerable mark on the history of this country.
In the Gambia - Adama Barrow has been publicly sworn in as president.
He was first sworn in last month in neighbouring
Senegal, at the height of the country's political crisis.
His predecessor, Yahya Jammeh, had refused to step down
after he lost the election, but was forced into exile.
A Muslim cleric who was jailed for life in America for plotting
terror attacks in the 1990s has died in prison.
Omar Abdel-Rahman, who was blind, was seen as having inspired
the 1993 bombing attack on the World Trade Center,
A train has derailed in Belgium killing one person and injuring 27.
The rail operator says the passenger train was travelling from Lurr-vuhn
to Brussels when it left the tracks and one of the carriages toppled.
Three of the injured are reported to be in a serious condition.
A fourth man has been arrested in connection
to the death of Kim Jong-Nam, the half brother of North Korea's
There are still a lot of unanswered questions surrounding the apparent
murder at Kuala Lumpur airport last week, lets take a look
We strongly urge and demand the Malaysians side not to be entangled
with the political plot by the hostile forces towards the PPR
Khairy who want to damage the image of our Republic, and to release the
body immediately without any condition.
Lots more on Kim Jong-un man on our website.
Stay with us on BBC World News, still to come: Sport will look
at the gold news from Australia - including an unlikely
This is BBC World News Today. I'm Alpa Patel.
The latest headlines: The Russian foreign minister,
Sergei Lavrov, says a ceasefire between Russian-backed rebels
and the Ukrainian army will come into force on Monday in eastern
President Trump will be holding a campaign-style rally.
The White House says - the President will speak directly
Now let's return to Munich - where a Security Conference
Today saw the first major foreign policy address
for the Trump administration, delivered by Vice
Some Nato allies had questioned President Trump's warning
that the US might not uphold its commitment
to former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright.
This Munich Security Forum has been described as one of the most highly
anticipated and that is largely because top Appomattox wanted to
hear what messages would leading members of resident from 's team
bring here. They have been reassured by statements that have come out
from Vice President Mike Pence that says they value the Nato alliance
and their relationships with Europe but how far did those statements
going reassuring European allies here and what do they make of the
emergency -- emerging policies from the US administration? Former US
Secretary of State Madeleine Albright is here. Welcome to the
BBC. What did they say to you here? People you have known for every long
time in European and American diplomacy, how worried are they
about these mixed messages coming out of Washington? I think people
are glad to be at this conference because it is at a time when people
are try to sort out who is thinking what, a time of uncertainty. I think
they were encouraged by the words of the secretary of defence and the
vice president but what they are really looking for our actions and
trying to figure out also the extent to which the President of the United
States is really echoing some of these words. I think it is for them
to verify and that is what they are talking about. It is quite
extraordinary that people feel they have to mention values that should
be taken for granted by now in the world in which we live, a sort of
post-World War II order, what does that tell you about the anxiety in
Europe about the way things are going? I think it is interesting
they mention that because I have to say there has not been enough
discussion of values and benighted States. I am chairman of the board
of the National Democratic Alliance that is based on the really common
aspect of our basic Western values so I do wish we would talk about
them more. I am glad that the Americans being asked those
particular questions. We have the official administration and the
members of Congress here and I think those are issues that need to be
brought up. You have been hearing reassuring statements here but back
home in Washington where you live, there is concern about what has been
described as nails in the White House, are you worried? Well, I am,
having been in two White houses, President Carter and President
Clinton's and the bottom line is we are a country who knows how to make
decisions. I think all I'm doing is looking at what the news is coming
in, St who is going to be National Security Advisor, ex-person has
turned it down because he has not got the staff he wants, those are
basic questions and I do find it travelling -- troubling. Madeleine
Albright talking to our chief correspondents Lyse Doucet.
Between one - and three-hundred thousand people have taken
to the streets of Barcelona as part of a series of protests calling
They want the government to allow in more people who have fled Syria
Spain has so far taken in just 1100 of the 17,000
refugees it promised to accept in September 2015.
And in Paris there have been protests in support
Two police officers were injured and 13 people
The demonstrations come after a young black man
was allegedly raped with a police baton earlier this month.
The 22-year-old - identified publicly only by the name Theo -
There's been a big shock in the FA Cup as for the first time in 103
years, a non-league side has made it through to the quarter-finals.
Lincoln City are have beaten Premier League Burnley to make it
Lincoln play in the fifth tier of English football.
Sean Raggett was the hero heading in a late goal...
It's the first time the club have ever got this far
I am lost for words. I didn't know what to do in the celebration. The
fans were amazing. It is unheard of, it is crazy.
That was by no means the only FA Cup shock of the day.
League One Millwall beat Premier League champions
Leicester City 1-0 to secure their place
Despite being reduced to ten men for much of the second half,
Shaun Cummings grabbed the dramatic late winning goal to put the Lions
It was very disappointing. We played well in the first half. We played so
so in the beginning of the second half. When they played ten D 11,
they played better than us, with more desire, more heart, and they
deserved to win. No such problems for
Premier League leaders Chelsea. They easied past Championship side
Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-0. Pedro and Diego Costa
with the goals in the 2nd half. In the days other ties Championship
side Huddersfield earned a replay against Manchester City -
it finished 0-0 Middlesbrough beat Oxford United 3-2
but the winning goal didn't come Gareth Bale scored on his return
from injury as La Liga leaders Real Madrid beat Espanyol
2-0 on Saturday. Alvaro Morata's header gave Real
the lead in the first half to help his side move four points
clear of second-placed Barcelona, That was before Welshman Bale sealed
the win, following three months out Afterwards, he said it
would take him a few weeks to fully gold medallist Mo Farah has raced
for the last time indoors. He won the 5000 metres
at the Birmingham Grand Prix He has already said that this
will be his final year on the track, he'll bow out
at the World Championships in London in the summer before
switching his attention Amazing support from the crowd. And
everyone. I can't believe it is my last race. I have had it right to
wear indoors, something must come to wear indoors, something must come to
an end. It is weird thinking about it, I have had great support from
everyone. It has been amazing. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is through to
the final of the Rotterdam Open final after beating Tomas Berdych
in straight sets. It's the Frenchman's
400th career win. It was a dominant display
from Tsonga who needed just one break of serve to win the opening
set against the 2014 champion. An early break in the second
made it a relatively Tsonga will face either
Belgium's David Goffin or fellow Frenchman Pierre-Huguet Herbert
on Sunday. during a so-called weather bomb -
a particularly dramatic storm - which has hit the US
state of California. Heavy rainfall has been
accompanied by winds of more Hundreds of homes have been
evacuated due to fears of mud On the line is Terry Anzur,
anchor for KFI News in Los Angeles. What are conditions
like at the moment? At the moment, we are getting a
little bit of a break from the rain and they have lifted the evacuation
orders in the neighbourhood of the burn area where the water that came
down yesterday had turned the streets into Withers of mud. Rivers
of mud. People can go back home but they had to walk home because a huge
clean-up effort is going on. We have just had some pictures in of fire
truck which fell into a sink hole, absolutely unbelievable pictures.
How are emergency crews coping with all of this? It shows you that the
first responders are victims of this huge storm, just as much as regular
people. This fire truck was on in a state 15 yesterday responding to an
accident that involved a truck, when the pavement began to crumble and
your the fire engine. You can see in that video the five engine just
tumbles over. Good to know that all six firefighters who were working on
that engine were able to get away but now it is just sitting on its
side out in love San Bernardino County officials say it, cost some
$3 million to repair the highway. It is good to know nobody was hurt in
that. Tell us what are the challenges emergency crews are
facing. Well, of course, there are lots of power outages and that is
largely because we have been in a drought for six years and now, all
of this rain, all at once that we needed so badly, has caused the
trees to come out of the loose soil and fall down onto power lines and
onto people's home. The other problem we have, sinkholes, opening
up in the pavements. People driving down the streets minding their
businesses, and suddenly, there was a big hole in the road. Two cars
tumbled into a sinkholes yesterday, another one has opened up in another
community and police are just trying to warn people to stay away from
those areas. How unusual is this for California? This is crazy. Friday
night traffic come holiday weekend, it is always bad here at the front
of this has hit, everybody was on the roads. We had freeways that were
filled up with water. The big trucks were having trouble getting through.
This is very unusual, I have been covering traffic here for very many
years, and I have never seen a thing like it. Thank you for being with
us. If you want to get in touch with me about that story or any other,
you can get in touch with me. That is it for now. Goodbye.
It has been a mild springlike day across many parts of the country. We
saw sunshine across southern