Transcript in the news of
June 28, 2007 (With some misspelled words)
Let's get some other stories now
as the U.N. weapons inspectors
are making their first trip to North
Korea's main nuclear
reactor since being thrown out
of the country four years ago.
They'll tour the facility at
Yongbyon which produces plutonium.
North Korea has promised to end
its nuclear programme in
exchange for international aid.
What it hasn't yet said is that
when Youngbyun will close.
Pakistan Flights to a province to a halt.
Relief officials say 20,000
homes were destroyed there or
A suicide bomber if afghanistan
has attacked a convoy of foreign
troops in kabul.
At least two people were killed,
a number of others injured.
This attack taking place in the
east of the city.
Now, the man convicted of
blowing up an american jumbo jet
over the scottish town of
lockerbie 19 years ago is hoping
he may get another chance to
270 people were killed in the
bombing of pan am flight 103.
The bombing was sent to prison
He has always claimed he's
There are now some doubts about
the case against him.
Andrew castle has more.
>> It became an iconic image of
international terrorism, an when a bomb
blew apart an american jumbo jet
over a scottish towN.
In the field where the jumbo's
cockpit came to rest, there was
little obvious sign of the
events which happened here
nearly 20 years ago.
Lockerbie, like the rest of the
world, moved on, safe in the
knowledge that the bomber had
been tried and convicted, that
justice at least had been done. Secret service agent
was the man held responsible.
He was convicted during a unique
legal process in which scottish
judges sat in a courtroom in the
But six years on, campaigners
claim he never receive
>> The verdict reached is unsafe
and ought to be looked at again.
There were so many things to
>> The case with circumstantial
and relied heavily on forensic
evidence gleaned from the
wreckage of the pan am jet.
A fragment of a timing device
was found in the shirt from the
seed to this shop in malta
where the owner identified
magrhi as the man who bought
A body of lawyers have been
reviewing the case as af>> Although the commission can
point to one particular thing,
his lawyers are not restricted
to that one particular thing.
When they lodge an appeal, they
can bring all sorts of matters
>> He has been serving his
27-year sentence in a jail near
glasgow, and that's where he'll
remain even if the case goes to
a second appeal.
Andrew castle, bbc news,assrual assault
charges against the country's
In return he'll admit to lesser
Mr. Katsav has always protested
Perhaps you can enlighten us on
the swaight katsav finds himselfin earlier a
scandal that has been rumbling
along in israel for about a year
Earlier this year israel's
against the outgoing president
for rape and sexual harassment.
Now today he says they have
entered a plea bargain and the
big charges of rape have been
Now, he said also the attorney
general today that the president
would resign and in any case
they have -- there have already
been election in israel for a
new president, shimon peres, who
is due to take office early next
>> Ultimately this does amount
to an admission ofhoor
>> That appears to be the
situation at the moment.
And certainly there's a number
of questions bei ahe
israeli media as to whether or
not justice has been done, as to
whether there is, you know, if
you are in a position of power,
you get more favourable
treatment, but the attorney
general... these are the
questions being asked in israeli
media at the moment, but
certainly for now it looks as to
think the president has esdhaipd
big charge of rape drks escaped
this big charge of rape which
could have seen him facing a
bill jail term.
He will be stepping down, making
way for the new president.
>> Thanks very much for that.
Juliet is here now with the
latest business newS.
A bit of a dispute over who
would correspondentser the world
That's come to an end.
It revolves around visa, the
world's biggest credit card
It's going to stump up around
$170 million to correspondentser
the 2010 and 2014 football world
The tournament sponsorship had
been rather confused.
It seemed that both visa and
master card had agreements with
fee have a.
A judge that ruled that master
hard should win the H.A.
Contract should revisit her
This deal come at week after
fifa agreed a settlement of $90
million with mastercarD.
We'll have more on analysis on
that deal in our world business
report in under 20 minutes'
The troubled retail chain has
released its annual results this
The company has been struggling
to turn around its business
which is suffering from falling
H.M.V. Says it made a netf what it minin
the company also announced that
they're in talks with their
The sale could boost its share
price, which has fallen by 06%
Spanish airline iberia is
expected to reject a takeover
offer from british airways.
They're meeting to discuss theit's believed by
offer the board is hoping that a
third party will offer a higher
And a court in australia has
cleared the world's biggest
investment bank of insider
Financial regulators said that
citigroup broke the law when it
bought and sold shares it was
advising another company about
Actionsring a cigarette break on the
street amounted to insider
The case has been closely
watched around the world.
Back to you.
>> Juliet, thank you.
banks of the river tigris just
south of baghdad.
Police have yet to identify anyms.
Inn killed by this
The explosives were hidden in a
car and detonated at a bus stop
as people were going to work.
Poliabout 40 vehicles, t set
alight by that blast.
The bbc's been told that u.S.
Forces in iraq killed 11 men andn were attacked by U.S.
Helicopters in a village north
Local people and a survivor said
they were not al qaeda.
They were, in fact, locally
recruited gs whovehdad and correspondent jim muiR.
Jim, another howler potentially
here for the americans to deal
>> Well, certainly lis perhaps an
understandable one, but the
americans said at the time, and
this incident happened in the
early hours of the morning last
friday, is that they spotted a
group of ar mnla the north of baghdad, engaged
them and killed 17.
They called them al qaeda
Well, the villagers are
disputing that version of
They say those who died were in
known to the local police and
indeed had been working with the
local police only minutes before
the attack took place because
they were doing a joint raid suspected insurgent or al
The police heard the american
raid was coming and the raid, in
fact, then hit these local
investigating this incident
further on the ground.
>> And they do seem to be
rolling back, jim.
I suppose it gives some suprt an argument for compensation.
>> Well, certainly that's what
the villagers want to havE.
They want compensation, but
these fwawrdz -- guards were
guarding precisely against those
It is in an adjacent l
They are guarding against
exactly the kind of attack the
americans said they were
planning when they hit the
The people do want compensation,
but they also want that label of
al qaeda terrorists taking off
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wounded eight others last week
after wrongly identifying them
as al qaeda militants.
Well, as congress in the united
states battles away with a new
immigration bill, illegal
migrants in their thousands
carry on leaving their homes in
central ame. Passed, they will
continue to seek a better life
Our correspondent duncan kennedy
joined migrants on the border
between guatemala and southern
mexico as they made the perilous
>> The jou
The people-movers on inflated
innertubes illegally ferrying
people to mexicO.
Across the far-flowing waters,
you can're the one small
One of them 19-year-old rosa
tells me she's not frightened ofca i
now in mexico after the raft
comes the train, singing about
life in america helps pass the
time waiting for oneive.Re a targeT.
This man had a knife held to his
throat and all his possessions
That's why some take no chances.
journ te signs of desperation are
We came across a 12-month-old
she tells me the food is better,
the education and the jobs are
better in amee risk.
Hours later the train arrives,
around 1,000 migrants are
Watch what happens next.
Chaos and the danger could
hardly be greater.
This train won't stop.
They might have to wait another
24 hours for the next one.
For some that make it,
exhaustion sets in, just inches
from the track.
Others just cling oN.
None of them knows whenttr
by daylight the sheer numbers of
illegal migrants becomes clear,
this just one train on one linE.
About every mile or kilometre of
track, peril await those.
There are hundreds travelling on
this train, all illegal
migrants, all heading to the
united states and all prepared
to take a risk with their livesto ds changing its --
most noaaway is changing its --
most know washington is c
they can't wait.
>> The people walking around,
they know this.
>> American border patrols are
getting better at catching thedoes, these people won't stop
the journey to their more
Duncan kennedy, bbc new stay with us here on
Still to come in the programme,
harry potter, harry potter,
harry potter, he's wherever you
go and the japanese can't get
enough of him.
Now, when it comes to the water
quality of lakes and river,
ecologists are usually concerned
about fighting pliews, yet in
the case of lake constance which
switzerland and austria, it's
not enough plankton.
That mean the lake's fish don't
have enough food to groW.
>> It may sound odd, but here in
lake constance, fishermen are
complaining the water is too
Thanks to measures aimed at
fighting pollution, there's now
a shortage of plankton, the tiny
organisms which fish eat in
order to survive and groW.
The fishermen say they've
suffered heavy losseS.
>> ( Translated ): It's become a
In may, for example, we only
caught 15 kilograms a day.
This business isn't profitable
>> At restaurants here, they
specialise in local seafood, and
white fish is the most popular
choice. Dks, cooks are now only able
to serve fillets.
>> ( Translated ): In recent
years we used to offer whole
fish on the menu, but the fish
have become too small, so I have
to take the fld complaiN.
>> Scientists are warning that
climate change has shifted
current and it's had a mor p
the german authorities have
adopted stronger pollution
controls, but these fishermen
say that's upset the delicate
balance in the ecosystem, and
they believe their livelihood is
now under threa
tristana moore, bbc news,
>> Well, from berlin to sydney
as the opera house there has
been declared a world heritage
sind of 20th
That decision taken by unesco.
It was designed by denmark's
jan utzen and opened in 1973.
The japanese will be the first
to see the latest installment ofotter
It's harry potter and the order
of phoenix which is being
premiered in tokyo five dayser
Journalists are not allowed in
for fear of passing along too
He has met some of the potterait,
but it's finally here, the
world's ready, and this is where
it all starts.
Meet japan's potter mania.
Harry's their hero, and they
want to be the first to see his
new adventure, so we showed them
the trailer, a sneak preview.
>> Have opinion told
that a certain dark wizard is at
large once again.
>> Harry potter's big herE.
The last movie made more money
in japan than any other film
last year, so will this one do
>> We have replaced albert
dumbledore as head of hogwartS.
>> BlimeY. A year and half for
this," one girl tells me.
"I can't believe the premier is
"It's like what harry said,"
this girl explainS.
"I was so quieted when i heard
the film was coming here first i
was in tears."T
places, the girls set off early,
hoping for a chance to meetat
this morning, still hours to go
before the premier, just look at
Harry and his hogwarts power
here in toangned to do all
they can to catch his eye.
>> Well, harry potter will be
everywhere around the whole
world world very soon with his
new book and that film.
You can get more details on this
programme by logging oncn
that are going to be just about
You would expect to see them.
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