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The G20 summit in Hamburg wraps up - without agreement on how
The host struggles to hide her disappointment.
TRANSLATION: Wherever there is no consensus that can be agreed, an
agreement has to be made clear. America is seen as the stumbling
block - President Trump leaves Germany without giving
a news conference. Iraqi government forces begin
celebrating in Mosul, with the announcement of a final
victory against so-called Three times Wimbledon champion Novak
Djokovic powers his way into the last 16, with a straight sets win on
Centre court. Hello and welcome
to World News Today. The G20 summit has closed
in Germany, revealing Significantly the final agreements
made by the world leaders showed how isolated the United States is among
other nations over climate change. While members backed the climate
change in the Paris accord - the US stood alone after
Donald Trump withdrew In other developments,
the US president did deal for post-Brexit
would be signed soon. On the summit sidelines Donald Trump
and Vladimir Putin held their first talks with claims of Russian
interference in the US And the rights for countries
to operate legitimate trade defence was recognised
while fighting Well, host Angela Merkel was most
upset about the lack of a deal on the Paris agreement,
here's what she said. TRANSLATION: One crucial issue was
climate and energy, and what came out of this meeting was what I had
already said at the beginning of this meeting. Wherever there is no
consensus that can be achieved, disagreement as to be made clear.
You are familiar with the American position, I'd applaud this, the USA
left the climate agreement -- I deplore this. What becomes clear in
this declaration is the dissenting of the United States. But I'm
gratified to note that the other 19 member states at the G20 say that
the Paris Agreement is not reversible and we feel committed to
what we agreed on, and it is to be permitted as quickly as possible and
we also agree on a so-called Hamburg action plan on climate and energy.
Angela Merkel there. Well Donald Trump was one of the few
leaders to leave Hamburg Here he is boarding Air Force One
back to Washington. What is emerging is what happened
during meetings he had with world leaders -
including the Chinese President. The Chinese state news agency says
Xi Jingping called for more peace-making efforts
on the Korean peninsula. The other much talked
about meeting - was of course - between Donald Trump and Vladimir
Putin. Here's what the Russian President
made of that meeting TRANSLATION: The president of the
USA posed the question, we discussed the question and it was not one
question, it was many. He devoted a lot of time to it. Our position is
well known and I laid it out. There is no basis to save Russia
interfered in the US elections. What is important is that there should be
no room for doubt on such things in future. I said this at the last G20
session. It is directly linked to cyberspace and the Internet. We
agreed with the president of the US that we create a working group and
work together on how to control security in the area of cyberspace,
on how to ensure international legal laws are observed and how to ensure
there is no interference in the internal affairs of foreign states.
Above all, this concerns the USA and Russia. I think we are able to do
this and I see no reason to doubt that. Then, there will be no more
speculation on the matter. Vladimir Putin there.
Well, let's get more with our correspondent
Donald Trump very much front and centre of the G20, but he didn't
give a press conference. How unusual is that? It is unusual, I think,
because other leaders did. Also, because it leaves the last word on
that crucial meeting between these two leaders. Vladimir Putin and
Donald Trump, with the Russians. Of course, there is some doubt about
aspects of that meeting. Some contention. Vladimir Putin said that
President Trump accepted the assertion that Russia gave, that it
had not sought to interfere in the outcome of last year's presidential
election here in the USA. Vladimir Putin said that Donald Trump noted
that, and accepted it. The White House has told reporters that that
was not, in fact, the case. That Donald Trump did not accept that
there was no Russian intervention in the election here. Nonetheless, the
fact that they agreed by all accounts to then move on and put
these things behind them and scope out her Tories for the future, seen
as a positive sign by both -- territory for the future. This went
way beyond its 35 minutes or so, but two hours and 16 minutes. An
interesting meeting that a lot of people were watching. Donald Trump
sat in on a lot of meetings but not all of them. He stored he -- his
daughter replaced him on a few. Yes, his 35-year-old first daughter
slipped into his chair as he made himself absent briefly. There has
been some condemnation of that on social media. And, from various
commentators. I may point out that Angela Merkel has made pretty light
bit but there are those who say that this was someone who was not
qualified, not elected, a New York socialite who had no business, if
you like, sitting down with world leaders. The point should be made
that Ivanka Trump is officially an adviser to President Trump, she's a
very trusted one, and her husband Jared Kushner is a senior adviser to
President Trump. Keeping it in the is not an president. Jimmy Carter's
wife was known to sit in on Cabinet meetings and Hillary Clinton played
a part in health care reform, or attempts at it, when she was first
lady. Nonetheless, some surprise at this. David, what has been the
response in the United States to the G20? Donald Trump very much about
America first? Well, yes. It saw the United States sidelined on that
crucial issue of a climate accord. The final communique taking note of
the fact that America has pledged to withdraw from the Paris accord.
Although, leaving the door open potentially to some sort of
participation in the future, I think. There was disagreement as far
as the US was concerned on trade and immigration. I think the very fact
that we saw the USA isolated in this way will be sad, particularly for
Angela Merkel, who was hosting the summit in her birthplace, Hamburg,
and had hoped that it would provide the boost that she needs going into
the elections there in September. David Willis, from Washington, thank
you. Donald Trump was keen to talk about
trade, as we mentioned there. Music to the ears of the British Prime
Minister, Theresa May, who is looking for a post Brexit trade
deal. The two had a meeting that overran
by 20 minutes. He expects a powerful deal with the UK to be completed
quickly. He also said that he plans to visit London, and it will go
ahead. From Hamburg, our Deputy political editor, John Pienaar.
Theresa May sees this relationship as key to a successful Brexit.
She was counting on warm words, encouragement.
Today, on trade, the president offered plenty of both.
We're working on a trade deal that will be a very,
very big deal, a powerful deal, great for both countries.
And I think we'll have that done very, very quickly.
Mrs May wants him to drop his opposition
The charm offensive will go on, and soon he'll be in Britain.
Not everyone will be as happy as Mrs May to see him.
Worth cultivating the US friendship with the President and his family,
his advisers, though his daughter Ivanka is both.
Meeting the Japanese leader was important too.
Shinzo Abe has just done a trade deal with the EU.
Britain wants one just as favourable.
Warm words about trade and cooperation can be comforting,
even politically useful, at a summit like this.
But striking deals with America, India, with anyone,
And plenty of British businessmen, government officials,
even Theresa May's Chancellor, remain to be convinced that
agreements around the world could ever compensate for a tough,
even harsh, deal with the European Union.
The Prime Minister insists it can be done.
Mrs May is widely seen as being weakened by the June election,
I've held a number of meetings with other world leaders at this
summit and have been struck by their strong desire
to forge ambitious, new, bilateral trading relationships
Do you accept that if EU leaders insist on tougher trade terms
after Brexit than those we have now, there is a risk that the UK
What we are doing is working to negotiate a good,
comprehensive free trade agreement with the European Union.
And I think it in the interest of both sides to have that
But I'm also optimistic about the opportunities
that we will see around the rest of the world.
Her ambitions will be tested hard, along with her own hopes of carrying
John Pienaar, BBC News, at the G20 in Hamburg.
The last day of the G20 summit was marked by widespread protests. But
without the violence that broke out on Thursday and Friday. It was a
heavy police presence in and around the city. There appear to have been
more sit down protests, but these do not appear to have developed into
clashes. A reminder that there is plenty more on the G20 summit on our
website, and in particular there is a look at what America's position on
opting out of the climate change deal could mean for the environment,
and how other countries are likely to react.
Let's take a look at some of the other stories
Just hours after being released from jail, one of Venezuela's
main opposition leaders, Leopoldo Lopez, has urged supporters
to continue street protests against the government
The Supreme Court said Mr Lopez has been placed under house arrest
for health reasons after spending more than three years in prison.
85 migrants have been rescued off the coast of Libya
Fishermen alerted the coastguard in north western Gara-bulli.
A rescue team was sent out but 35 people, including seven children,
The migrants are thought to be from countries including Nigeria,
The United Nations agency UNESCO has added the Eritrean
capital Asmara to its list of World Heritage sites.
It's renowned for its architecture from Italy's Fascist era,
including cinemas, banks and shops all built during Italy's
It's the first time that an Eritrean site has gained
State television in Iraq is reporting security forces
could be just hours away from retaking the city of Mosul,
which has been under the control of the so-called Islamic State
After nine months of intense fighting, soldiers were today
celebrating on the streets but as Jonathan Beale
reports, there's still no official word of victory
Their battle to retake Mosul from the group calling itself
Islamic State started in October last year.
They've lost many comrades along the way, but today
the Iraqi security forces were firing their weapons
in celebration, claiming victory over their enemy.
TRANSLATION: This joy has been achieved by the sacrifices
of our martyrs and the blood of our wounded heroes.
God willing, may happiness prevail in Iraq.
After nearly nine months of brutal street to street fighting,
these Iraqi security forces believe they've defeated IS in the city
But there are still pockets of resistance,
No-one yet knows how many civilians have lost their lives in this city.
TRANSLATION: Hunger, thirst, fear, and aerial bombardment.
Our house was destroyed on top of us.
The extremists' reign of terror in Mosul may be coming to an end.
But they are by no means finished in Iraq.
Stay with us on BBC News, still to come... All backgrounds, all
persuasions, all colours of the rainbow. Tens of thousands join the
annual Gay pride parade in London. Central London has been rocked by a
series of terrorist attacks. Police say there have been many casualties
and there is growing speculation that Al-Qaeda was responsible.
Germany will be the hosts of the 2006 football World Cup, pitting
favourites South Africa by a single vote. In South Africa, the idea of
losing had not been contemplated. He entered through a downstairs window
and made his way to the Queen's Private bedroom, asking for a
cigarette. On the pretext of some being brought, she summoned a
footman on duty, who took the man away. One child, one teacher, one
book, one pen, can change the world. Education is the only solution.
This is BBC World News today, the latest headlines...
The G20 summit has ended in Germany, with world leaders failing to bridge
the chasm over climate change, after America's withdrawal
Iraqi government forces have begun celebrating in Mosul, with state TV
saying a final victory against so-called Islamic State will be
announced soon. Clashes have broken out between
protesters and security forces in Indian-administered Kashmir,
on the anniversary of the killing The Indian authorities have imposed
heavy restrictions in the Kashmir valley for this anniversary,
stopping internet access Our correspondent Sanjoy Majumder
reports from Kashmir. A battle for control in south
Kashmir. Protesters from surrounding villages take on the security
forces. The troops respond with rats, a bat in charge... And
eventually tear gas shells. The protest of mostly teenage boys have
come onto the streets and security forces are chasing them, throwing
rocks and they have been pushed back slowly. The mandate is very, very
clear. On no account must they be allowed to advance. Security forces
will use as much force is needed to bring this to an end. Authorities
were determined to prevent a repeat of these scenes from one year ago.
An outpouring of support for the militant commander Burhan Wani,
during his funeral. Thousands of people, militants and civilians,
turned up. A testimony to his massive public following. He had
been killed in an exchange with Indian soldiers. This time, the
village was sealed. Internet services were shut down, and
villagers ordered to stay indoors. Soldiers even searched the woods to
make sure that nobody slipped through. But many were determined to
try... Including women. TRANSLATION: Burhan Wani was a martyr, not a
terrorist. We want to tell the government that. Our brother was a
freedom fighter, he protected us. Since his death, there's been an
upsurge of violence in Kashmir. More worryingly for India, civilians are
playing an active role. During counterinsurgency operations, they
attack the troops to help militants escape, and the soldiers often fire
at them. Our effort is that there is minimum collateral damage. We do not
want civilian casualties. To a large extent, we have succeeded in that.
Public anger is now posing a greater threat to the security forces, then
armed militants. James Pearce has
all the sports news. Fairly comfortable wins at Wimbledon
for two big names and former Roger Federer was close
to his imperious best as he reached the fourth round with a straight
sets win over And before him on Centre Court
was Novak Djokovic who beat Ernests Gulbis, also
without dropping a set. Our correspondent Joe Wilson
watched that match. All sorts of things can get to you
on court. Within minutes of his match beginning, Novak Djokovic was
challenging the umpire over how he handled challengers. It's two points
in a row at the beginning of the match. Focus, please. The issue was
the guy on the other side of the net... Ernest Gulbis was too good,
grabbing an early break. Any ideas, coach? That is Andre Agassi, dressed
as if for the school Nativity. Novak Djokovic wanted something and
thought his team should know what it was. In fact, Gulbis helped by
losing his way. This was out, repeated double faults and Djokovic
broke twice. Suddenly, Gulbis through the set away, 6-4. Ernest
Gulbis is the only Latvian man to have even played in a grand slam,
reaching the semifinals of the French Open once. Now he played like
a man who missed an opportunity, and knew it. The second set to Djokovic,
6-1. Then, the three word Centre Court has heard almost routinely
this tournament. Medical time-out. There's an epidemic of them, says
John McEnroe. Chat among yourself, is Roger on soon? There were some
really good moments in the third set, as Gulbis Claydon, by competing
-- played on, and Djokovic raised his game. It went to a break. In the
first couple of matches, I think that was the most focused I was on
the court. Obviously, it came at the right time. Gulbis presents a great
challenge. Into the second week, prepared for anything, Andre, it
could rain! Joe Wilson, BBC News, Wimbledon.
So it's honours even at the end of a memorable British
The teams had gone into the third test having won a match each,
and they couldn't be separated in Auckland.
Owen Farrell kicked a penalty a couple of minutes from the end
Let's hear from some of the key people involved.
To come here to New Zealand against back-to-back world
Considering we were written off, everyone was talking about this
as a 3-0 whitewash and these players have shown unbelievable character.
I would congratulate the British and Irish Lions
It has been a fantastic three match series, both teams have
played their hearts out and it has come down to the wire
and we have ended up with a hand on the trophy each,
which is a bit like kissing your sister, not a lot in it for anybody.
But it has been a wonderful advertisement for rugby.
England's cricketers have built a good lead at Lord's
on the third day of the Test against South Africa.
They were 97 ahead after the first innings and have extended that
to 216 at the close of play, with just one second
Valtteri Bottas will begin the Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday in
pole position. That's all your sport for now.
STUDIO: James, thank you. Tens of thousands of people have
been taking part in the annual Pride in London parade celebrating
lesbian, gay, bisexual The march through central London
marks 50 years since homosexuality Wyre Davies has been
watching the celebrations. All background, all persuasions
and all colours of the rainbow. For the last 45 years
pride has been where Londoners openly celebrate
who and what they are. When Percy and Roger became
a couple, publicly declaring a love for each other
that was still illegal. This is their first Pride
and they are making up for lost 50 years after the partial
decriminalisation of homosexuality, they are enjoying the equal rights
of the younger people here now take Now I think they are lucky,
they can do what they like, when they like and wherever they
like and they are going to get away A friend of my father
once told him that he thought homosexuality
was I think what has
happened to the world? The parade was opened
by LGBT members of the Many of whom who attended
the Grenfell fire and the Among the million or
so spectators, a young refugee from Syria
enjoying an atmosphere he could only dream
of at I am really grateful
about where I am now and I'm In the run up to Pride there
were accusations the event had too corporate, but with hundreds of
thousands of people on the streets of London, Pride this year seems
as spontaneous as ever. That party is intending any time
soon. That's all from me, goodbye for now.