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President Trump calls on Muslim nations to take the lead
in combating terror as he makes a keynote address in Saudi Arabia.
Drive them out, drive them out of your holy land.
Mr Trump also accuses Iran of fuelling sectarian conflict
South Korea's new government says the latest missile test
by North Korea has dashed its hopes of forging peace with its neighbour.
Although, the summit of achievement, the woman who climbed to the top of
Mount Everest twice in one week. We will talk to her husband.
Hello and welcome to World News Today.
President Trump, who campaigned on a promise to stop all Muslims
coming to the United States, has ended the last day of his visit
to Saudi Arabia with a speech in front of 50 Muslim leaders.
He used the occasion to tell them to take the lead
in combating Islamist terrorism, rather than wait for American
And he went out of his way to blame Iran, Saudi Arabia's biggest rival,
for causing instability in the region.
He accused it of fuelling sectarian conflict.
You join us in Riyadh, where what is called the Riyadh
President Donald Trump came to the Saudi kingdom,
his first stop on his first foreign visit, to reset relations
with the most-important partner of the United States
in the Middle East, and today it was a speech to recalibrate
the battle against forces of extremism and ideology.
He made it absolutely clear the battle had to start
He said that 95% of the victims of extremism are Muslims.
He said, "America will stand by you, but you cannot wait for America
Gone from this speech were the old phrases
like "clashes of civilisation", gone too the phrase of Donald Trump
which he used repeatedly during his election campaign,
Today he framed it as a battle between good and evil.
Let's hear more of what he had to say.
The President has been on a mission into Middle East politics today
and a charm offensive, meeting a host of Arab and Gulf
One central geopolitical subject, the fight against Islamist
extremism, and how to make good on his pledge to destroy
But after the trenchant and, some would say, Islamophobic
language of the election campaign, the President chose a much more
This is not about different sects or different civilisations.
This is a battle between barbaric criminals who seek to obliterate
human life and decent people, all in the name of religion.
This is a battle between good and evil.
He said that if terrorism must be defeated, it was up to the people
A better future is only possible if your nation drive out
the terrorists and drive out the extremists.
Drive them out of your places of worship.
This speech was a far cry from the language that
Donald Trump and his allies used during the campaign.
No more talk about "Islam hates us", no more mention of this
The one phrase that he chided Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama
for not using, "radical Islamic terrorism", was not even mentioned.
Donald J Trump is calling for a total and complete
shutdown of Muslims entering the United States.
Radical Islam is coming to our shores.
We have a radical Islamic terrorism problem, folks.
Donald Trump has made a lot of friends with this
visit and this speech, a more-inclusive tone,
a pledge of American help, combined with a strong
Exactly what his Saudi hosts were hoping for.
What are the Saudis now expecting from the American President?
We are joined by a Saudi political analyst.
You wrote in Arab newspapers about this visit, the words
of Donald Trump today, are they words that you welcome?
Of course we welcome this visit, and we hope it will build
a new strategy of assimilation to counterterrorism,
because we want to do that with our allies.
We want to invite them to be with us, for these efforts to be
joint efforts to counter terrorism, and we want to explain
to them what terrorism is, because what we have seen before,
countering terrorism was not just on one side or the other,
it was countering the side effects, not the roots.
There was criticism that Saudi Arabia also has to deal
with the roots of terrorism right here in Saudi Arabia.
We are talking about the Iranian revolution that began in 79,
they began with this destruction, and spreading their sectarianism
Before that, we have not seen the devastation happen.
This is the Saudi view of Iran, but some of your Gulf neighbours
do not agree that Iran must be approached in this way.
They would like to reach out to Iran, to talk
We talked with our friends, we watched their media,
If you just focus on that, Daesh, Al-Qaeda, those organisations,
What they are looking for, they have the same way
to attack Saudi Arabia, they think it is easy to control
Those militias have leaders inside Iran, recruits.
If we want to solve this problem, we have to counter terrorism,
In 2009 Barack Obama spoke to the Muslim
How can you be sure President Trump's engagement will be
any different from that of Barack Obama?
But what we can see or understand from this visit is that Mr Trump
chose this to be the first foreign visit for him, and he is serious.
He wants to secure the region, and he realised the danger
of leaving Iran and militias working in the region.
If we don't deter them, dismantle them, the world will suffer,
If you want to secure our region, the whole world has to work
together, and we do not have anything to hide.
In his speech, President Trump also followed King Salman in singling
He called on all countries to work together to isolate Iran,
accusing the Islamic republic of fuelling "the fires of sectarian
No discussion of stamping out this threat would be complete
without mentioning the government that gives terrorists
Safe harbour, financial backing and the social
It is a regime that is responsible for so much
From Lebanon to Iraq to Yemen, Iran funds arms
and trains terrorists, militias and other extremist groups
that spread destruction and chaos across the region.
For decades, Iran has fuelled the fires of sectarian
It's a government that speaks openly of mass murder,
vowing the destruction of Israel, death to America and ruin
for many leaders and nations in this very room.
Earlier, I spoke to Kasra Naji of BBC Persian Service,
and he said Iran will look at President Trump's
What I have seen is some of the tweets from some hardliners on
Twitter, hardline elements in Iran, who say that every time we showed
weakness, this is how our enemies behave. This is a reference to
re-electing a moderate leader, rather than a hardline leader,
President, with reference to the re-election the president yesterday.
A lot of this is rhetoric, big sales of arms agreed to Saudi Arabia,
which would be more alarming than words? Yes. $120 worth of hardware
-- 110 Ilion dollars worth of hardware will change the military
balance to some extent. I do not know how much, but it is one of
those things that Iranians will watch. That might spur Iranians
hardliners, who are controlling the Revolutionary Guards, and other
centres of power, to push on with their ballistic missile programmes
and that kind of thing. That was the point I was going to come onto, to
what extent does this play into the hands of hardliners in Iran, who
have criticised their president for signing a deal with Donald Trump's
predecessor? If you are a country and you see other countries putting
against you, you will strengthen your defences, you will get worked
up and ready. This is what you might expect. I am sure the hardliners in
Iran will push for this particular programme, the rearming of Iran,
further militarisation, and all of that. That is the obvious outcome,
if you like. After giving his 30-minute speech,
President Trump, whose fondness for Twitter is well known,
was due to take part in a Twitter But at the last minute,
his daughter Ivanka had No explanation has been
given as to why Mr Trump Ms Trump has sent Arab Twitter
into overdrive and is currently trending with the top hashtag
in Arabic, #Trumpsdaughter. Still to come, also will have failed
to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in 20 years,
despite a 3-1 victory over Everton. Welcome back.
Donald Trump has called on Muslim nations to take the lead on
combating terror in Saudi Arabia. In Scotland leaders of six political
parties have taken part in a televised debate ahead of next
month's general Britain's exit from the EU
and the issue of Scottish independence from the UK have been
central topics in the debate. What are the key moments? You said
that independent and the decision for the UK to leave the EU would be
key, we always thought they would be, and so they were. We had an
independence referendum in 2014, most voters voted to stay in the UK,
but the SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon has been saying that since then the
Brexit vote, where most voters in Scotland wanted to stay in the UK,
has strengthened the case for a second independence referendum, and
the SNP have sought to build the case to have another independence
referendum, possibly doubled the end of next year. On the other side of
the debate, we had the Scottish Conservative leader, whose party has
emerged as the main pro-union party in Scotland, and she was putting
forward the point that we had a vote in 2014, people had their say, and
that should be the end of it. The key challenge for Nicola Sturgeon is
building support for another referendum. During the debate Nicola
Sturgeon made the point that her opponent, especially the
Conservatives, spend more time talking about independence than she
does, and she cannot get a word in. What Nicola Sturgeon did tonight was
concentrate much more on other issues, which are playing out quite
big on the UK stage, like changes to the welfare system. What about
domestic politics? In Edinburgh the SNP are in power, unlike
Westminster, where the Conservatives are in power. It is interesting,
occurs even though big issues like justice and health and education are
devolved to Scotland, they still get heavily discussed in Westminster
elections. One of the most poignant moments tonight came during a
discussion about the state of health service and we heard from a lady in
the audience who was a nurse talks about not having enough money to buy
food, about being on strike, she did not become a nurse to be out on the
picket line, and the coolest urgent answered by saying that the Scottish
Government had put more money into the whole service in Scotland
compared to the rest of the UK and have protected health budgets, and
that is one of the key issues which has been playing out in this
campaign between the Conservatives and the SNP and Labour and Liberal
Democrats, that they are anti-austerity parties, but the
goods server did say that they have to make cuts in order to pay for
future public services. South Korea's new government says
the latest missile test by North Korea has dashed its hopes
of forging peace with its neighbour. Earlier, North Korea
launched what appeared to be a ballistic missile,
a week after its last The South Korean military says it
travelled around 500 kilometres This would be the tenth detected
missile launch this year. It was launched from Pukchang,
that's near Pyongyang, There's a game of bluff
going on now, where you remember a month ago, President Trump used
the word "armada" about the warships coming to this region, to deal
with the provocation from Pyongyang. We've had two missile launches
in a week, and by all accounts both of them have been successful
and have demonstrated substantial Both these missiles,
on the account of the military in Japan and South Korea,
have travelled hundreds The one a week ago, outside experts
reckon that it could, if it was reliable, hit US bases
in the western Pacific. Nobody thinks, apart
from Kim Jong-un, that North Korea has the ability to hit
the continental United States at the moment, certainly not with
a missile with a nuclear warhead. But pretty well all the outside
experts think that advances are being made pretty quickly,
and that he does have the ability to If you look for political
significance in the timing, there was a bit of a gap in testing
while the elections And a sceptic or a cynic would say
that's because the leading contender, who actually won,
was somebody who wanted much more That President now has a task,
because he says, "Let's talk," but there's no sign of a favourable
response from the North. A British mountaineer has confirmed
that a famous feature near the summit of Mount Everest,
the Hillary Step, This could make scaling the world's
highest peak even more dangerous. Last year, pictures seemed
to show the near-vertical 12-metre rocky outcrop,
named after the first person to scale the mountain,
Sir Edmund Hillary, Meanwhile, an Indian mountaineer
is said to have reached the summit of Mount Everest for the second time
in less than a week. 37-year-old Anshu Jamsenpa
made her first successful After a short rest she then turned
around to repeat the feat today. Her expedition team says she's set
a women's record for a double ascent of the world's highest mountain
in a single season. Earlier, I spoke to Tsering Wange,
the husband of Anshu Jamsenpa, and asked him how she is feeling
after the two ascents. Well, I had the opportunity to speak
to her at 2:30 Indian standard time today,
as she was coming down from the Mount Everest
peak towards the camp And when I spoke to her,
she was in good health, she was very happy,
she was descending. To make that ascent not once
but twice is beyond the imagination It was her plan to do
a double ascent, twice. Once, she did it in 2011,
and 2014 she was at the base camp when an avalanche happened and 16
mountaineers got killed, 2015, she again went,
again unfortunately there was an earthquake in Nepal,
followed by an avalanche. Again, there was more casualties,
around 32 mountaineers died, and she had to,
again, return back. So for the last three years
she has been trying, What an achievement.
Let's get the sport now. Real Madrid have won their first
Spanish league title since 2012 after a 2-0 win away to Malaga,
meaning they finish three points clear of Barcelona in second place,
after they came from behind to win Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 25th
in the Primera Division this season, which came in just
the second minute. And then ten minutes
after the interval, Karim Benzema confirmed the win,
as Real lifted the title for the 33rd time, as they remain
on course for a domestic league The team who Real will play
in the Champions League final in just under a fortnight's time
is Juventus, who also The Italian's were 3-0
winners over Crotone, as they remain on course
for the treble of domestic league Goals from Mario Mandzukic,
Paolo Dybala and Sandro were enough for Massimilliano Allegri's team
handing them a sixth successive Arsenal have missed out
on qualifying for the Champions League for the first time in 20
years despite a 3-1 Arsene Wenger's side failed to make
it into the top four, missing out by a point,
meaning they'll play in European football's
secondary competition, the Europa League,
in the next campaign. We had a spell during the season
where it was the fickle. My situation was an influence at some
stage on the group as well. We played in a hostile environment for
the second part of the season, that did not help. Overall, I believe the
players came back in a very strong togetherness in the last two months
and responded exceptionally well. I am very proud of them in the last
two months, they have shown exceptional strength.
Arsenal miss out, meaning Liverpool return to the top European table
for the first time in three years because of a 3-0 win over
It meant they hung on to fourth position, with Manchester City
Chelsea may have won the Premier League title
more than a week ago, but they finally got their hands
on the trophy on a day that John Terry announced he was retiring
Antonio Conte, in his first season at Stamford Bridge,
saw his side become the first English team to register 30
top-flight victories in a 38-game season.
The Blues sealed their sixth top-flight title on an emotional day
for the 36-year-old captain, who held aloft his 15th major trophy
World number two Novak Djokovic has announced that eight-time Grand Slam
champion Andre Agassi will be his coach for the French
It follows his surprise defeat to Alexander Zverev
The 20-year-old German claimed his maiden Masters title
after becoming the youngest player in a decade to reach a final at this
level and will move to ten in the world following this victory.
Djokovic, who turns 30 on Monday, was the previous
But despite a clinical straight-sets win over
Austrian Dominic Thiem on Saturday, the world number two Serb produced
a flawed performance on Centre Court that saw him curse and swear
as he struggled to find a way back into the match.
An injury to the world number four Simona Halep was the decisive
Although she would go on to win the set, Halep was never quite
the same against Elina Svitolina who went on to win the match 4-6,
7-5, 6-1 and capture her fourth title of the year to take her place
It has been a weekend of two halves, many of us saw heavy downpours at
times on Saturday, but Sunday has been turning warmer and drier.