Transcript in the news of
June 20, 2007 (With some misspelled words)
>> The U.S. Envoy
Christopher Hill has made his first visit to
amid the speculation that the talks with Pyongyang about the nuclear program
could soon be restarted. But optimism about the
visit dampened by the news that a plan
scheduled by UN nuclear inspectors may not go ahead.
North Korean spokesmen said that the visit
can be confirmed only when funds frozen in a
Macau bank were released.
Gay rights demonstrators and
orthodox jews have clashed on
the streets of jerusaleM.
Police detained one man carrying
a small homemade bomb as gay
rights activists marched against
7,000 police were on hand to
protect 2000 people in the
Bad weather has prevented the
space shuttle atlantis from
taking its first opportunity to
The nasa space agency it would
delay the landing until friday.
>> We'll be back with al ter in
just a moment.
Still on come on the programmE.
Saving lives on the front lines.
How americans are trying to wins
hearts and minds in afghanistaN.
>> And let's get all the
business news from new york.
>> Thanks very much kathY.
>> Hopes of a trade deal are
dashed and there's markets up in
finish that the numbers coming
Crush talks between the world
trade organization 4 most
powerful members have collapseD.
Accusing richer countries of
intransigeance as the last
chance to reach a deal under the
so-called world trade talks
which have been dragging for six
President bush has blamed india
and brazil for the collapse.
And investors around the globe
are about to chance to a private
equity boom where there's stock
debut of second buyout fund.
Black stone but several american
politicians are worried about
which i knee $3 billion stake in
They beijing could get access to
some of the technology owned by
black stone, and general
electric and pierson has
abandoned plans to buy the
publish shaw of the "wall street
In an effort to price to rupert
His news corporation had already
bid $5 billion for it.
Already faceing a slow economy
plus higher fad and gasoline
price americans are having a
with for morning cup of coffee.
Starbucks has warned that hit
their profits with the higher
coffee bean prices aren't going
Over all a better session than
we saw earlier in the week
Pretty quiet really on the news
But over all the dow and nasdaq
It's a different story in the
europe where the markets
>> You're watching bbc news.
One of the most crucial european
union some it's of recent years
has begun in brussels wherely
did you see are struggling to
agree a new tree fear for
widespread reform, and the
taliban tell the bbc they will
adapt the terror tactics seen in
Let's get more on our top story
the eu overcome their
differences and agree to reform
reforming the union.
Our correspondent david eades is
in brussels a short while ago i
asked what will happen if
european leaders can't reach a
>> I suppose that the short
answer to that is nothing much
because there is always the
chance of another meeting it can
go on to the next presidency.
I think the real problem is
there is an awful lot of
credibility at stakE.
They have the debris in front of
them what they wanted to be
their constitution which of
course the french and dutch in
refer dums said no we're not
Where now they've diluted
version of the same thing for
them to disagree here of they've
got to knuckle down and they're
all in this together.
There has to be some sense of
solidarity to go anywhere.
It's hard enough to get one
country to agree on major
It impossible to get 27
countries to agree?
>> Well i think there is that
27 into one.
It's difficult isn't it.
But if we put it this way 18 of
those 27 have already ratified
what was a far more ambitious
It doesn't exist anymore.
This is more diluted.
It wittels down to three or
Poland on its particular issue
the british, the dutch, and the
french to a certain extent.
Now they are all tough nuts to
crack and this is mar cull who's
leading this for the germanS.
She doesn't know there will be a
deal here or noT.
Speaking to diplomats they all
feel there isn't one single
issue which is so typical so
impenetrable they can't crack
>> The big challenge for the
american forces in afghanistan
is to patrol sections of the
border with pakistan.
This is a mountain of the front
where al-qaeda are thought to
plan their attacks of our
correspondent damian has spent
the last fort night.
He traveled with the province of
He witnessed a remarkable
>> A lawless land where blood
feuds and violence ruleS.
American medevac teams race to
save a woman.
>> Eight months pregnant, shot
through the stomach.
The mother and her unborn baby
who without this aid would die
>> In thaer tribal areas life is
stillbral field surgeons have minutes
to save heR.
>> They have brought her back to
By emergency saw sarin every sar
81 they've delivered her tiny
The bullet stuck the baby in the
>> The infant has a 4 inch gash
to his back.
>> He takes a dozens stitches to
close his wounD.
Even before he was born another
victim of afghanistan's
>> His home is the wild frontier
Mightiest army is trying to tame
To end the culture of the gun
she fell victim to.
>> The task can only be achieved
by persuasion not military
>> But the taliban were in this
village last night telling
people not to cooperate with the
>> So captain john mcgrady is to
submit to central government and
>> Violence is fed by smuggling
routes across the mountains.
Weapons and explosives flow into
afghanistan f yyend the reach o
bordering the global
>> Transforming afghan lives is
part of that effort.
>> The medevac team didn't
expect her to survivE.
Her baby boy is healing toO.
She's named him racmatulA.
Means blessed by goD.
A tiny fragile scrap of hope
inland of violence and crueltY.
>> One tiny life saved there in
Too stay with us on bbc world
coming up on the programmE.
A mystery of the lake that
vanished simply into thin aiR. Of corruption he was
making a bid for an englishemiership forit's bittersweet thai prime
He's to manchester filed
copave this report.
>> It was always a futbol fan
this was when he was still's against foreign
He's offering a $160 million for
They recommended the bid to his
shareholder he illegally helping
his wife by government owned
land with bargain price so a
$100 billion of his assets have
been frozen in thailand.
He's prepared to go back to
thailand not just yeT.
I'm ready to go back and fight ot ng. Confrontation
between the people who're crying
for democracy to confront with
>> The first si come was over thrown
by the army the generals have
been under pressure to prove
their accusations of corruption.
>> Hetis whont the e it could help his standing
in football crazy in the indian state
of tamil are investigating
allega t to
perform surgery. Saw sar 81 section
to getguinness book of
A lake in southern chili has
in these times of global warming
scientists are used to steadily
Was a size of 10 football
There's now there's agers wererc they cout
>> Chilean authorities are
trying to find out how the water
One theory that the area was hit
by a urt quake that opened a
crack in the ground and drained
>> Geologists are being sent to
area to find out to find out
what had of what happened.
And no for now it remains a
pe the mayanes
>> Now hundreds of druids,
pagans and party goers come
together to celebrate in
>> It doesn't look very summery.
>> One of the most crucials years has begun in
fear for widespread reform.
A number of countries are
considering a initial draft i ofs
>> This is bbc news in
washington i'm kay.
>> We're having a typical
british summer here to let you
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