Transcript in the news of July 13, 2007 (With some misspelled words)
>> In the name of peace and
security on the Korean peninsula, the North Korean
military have called for direct
talks with the American army.
The calls comes as international
team of inspectors
traveled to the region.
They're due to arrive in
Pyongyang on Saturday to start
the task of verifying the
closure of its nuclear reactor.
Here's our correspondent Jonah Fisher.
>> Next stop Pyongyang. The
United Nations nuclear
experts arrive in the Chinese
It's nearly fiver years since North Korea or the D.P.R.K.
allowed inspectors in.
>> Today we are a group of professionals going to perform
and ismment that with the type of
help we've had from D.P.R.K. In
the ats few weeks, we think
we'll do our job. Excess baggage was not a
concern. Over 1,000 kilos of equipment was checked. In it's expected on the used
during the planned shutdown of North Korea's nuclear reactor.
This is the final destination, Yongbyon.
Its reactor has formed a crucial
part of Pyongyang's atomic
programme which culminated in a
nuclear test in October last year.
After four months. Yongbyon is expected
to begin decommissioning next week and
economic assistance if the form
of oil is already on its way.
50,000 tons have been promised
once the reactor closes with 20
if North Korea shut down all its nuclear facilities.
>> I think what is clear is we
won't have a peace instrument
until there is denuclearization. Now, we don't want to wait for
complete denuclearization in
order to start that process, so
we'll probably start it, siewmg
we're making progress, we'd like
to state by the end of this
>> Inspector visit comes as the The North Korean army called for
trawx with their American
counterparts, a statement
through an official news --
news agency, in order for
security concerns have to be
addressed. Jonah Fisher, BBC News. do
the iaea, has just announced
it's reach an agreement with
iran about remaining issues
related to the country's past
We'll go to Vienna where.
Bethany bell is there.
Can you explain the significance
of what it seems they've agreed
>> The iaea says it's agreed a
series of measures with iranic
outstanding questions about its
Now, the iaea has been
investigating iran's nuclear
trying to develop nuclear
Over the past few years, it's
frequently accused iran of
failing to cooperatell ions
from the u.N. Security council
over the nuclear issue.
Now, if iran holds to this
agreement, this could be a
significant step inar
>> If we can clear this up then,
we're in the talking about
whether or not iran would
continue enriching uranium
e moment they're talking about
safeguards, but there were sort
of two issues here.
Iran is enriching uranium hiar weapons,
but at the same time, the otherhunha
about is what rob was doing in
the past, was it experimenting
And also these matters now are
things that the iaea says it has
now reached agreement at trying
to clear up.
>> Bethny thanks very much
Lots of nuclear development
going on in the world today.
We're bringing it to you here on
Let me bring you other storie,
as welaui killed
three police officers in
There was to immediate claim of
responsibility, but it does come
after taliban and al qaeda ctovehe army
raid on islamabad's red mosquE.
Officials say the bomber
detonated his vehicle after
police had stopped him at a
roadblock and asked him to get
Lebanese troops have fought
pitched battles with militants
at a palestinian refugee camp or
what's left of it you might say
if the North of the country.
It comes a day after the army
intensified its attacks on the
fatah al-islam militants at nahr
Something like 214 people have
been kill in the last eight
weeks of fighting there.
It's the worst internal violence
since the civil war which ended
back in 1990.
Police have fired tear gas to
break up a demonstration in the
peruvian capital limA.
Several hup dread teachers were
protesting against a new law
which requires them to take
tests to prove their comp tense.
81 central american immigrants
is been found locked inside an
abandon truck in a Northern mexican state.
They were found under a false
floor in the truck.
They'd be locked in there for
two days with temperatures
rising to 35 degrees with
virtually no food or water.
One of the world's best-known
footballers, david beckham, has
arrived in los angeles where
he's to start his new life and
new career in the u.S.
The former england captain is
joining the los angeles galaxy
This report from david w
>> They're coming, so the hype
would have you believe, to take famous
wife and a considerable
ambition, to transform the
so this is the start of beckham
mania in the united stateS.
America clearly is curious.
Hollywood, of course, adores the
hype, but the big queio
will actually be watching?
this country, certainly won't be
spared his image.
Adverts and endorsements will
boost the beckhara
but few can remember the last
time a soccer player adorned the
cover of aca magazine.
The hope is that he can bring
the beautiful game to another
few corners of t which fuly emembrace it.
His new team, l.A. Galaxy, is having nl
won three games out of 12, and
then there's theonacing more for a single game
than most of his teammates earn
in their entire career get in
>> I think most guys understand
why he's making the money he's
if he comes and doesn't play
well and doesn't care and
doesn't try, then there will be
some guys that are upset, but ima every
And he better pick up the dinner
That's all I care about.
>> Beckhamay will
help, a ?0 million mansion in
beverly hills which will serve
as the couple's new home when the
And just as they were boarding
the plane at heao
delivered, a bentley commercial
with her initials engraved on
the wheel rim.
Just as their arrival at the los
angeles airport had the feel of
a red carpet event, soon they
will find themselutiful peo
the L.A. Galaxy is looking for a
return on its considerable
There's pressure on david
beckham to deliver.
David willits, bbc news, los
>> Of crsness in itselF.
Juliet, you've got much bigger
business to deal witH.
>> Of course, it's not worth the
value of this particular
A dutch court has resolved the
latest chapter in the world's
abm amro can sela sal to bank of
The verdict has been welcomed by
barkley's whose share to buy
A.B.P. Could succeed.
But the decision is a blow to
the royal bank of scotland that
wanted to buy a.B.M. On the
condition that lasalle of the ba.
S believed the
court's final decision was
>> The royal bank of scotland
will most likely revise the
offer and most likely stay in
>> Royal bank of scotland issued
a statement that said we are
evaluating the decision with our
consortium partners a ws.
The private equities firm
looking to buy E.M.I. Has exthe
ended its offer by one week.
Shareholders now have until the
19th of july to decide
whether to accept the $4.A
billion offer, which is thought
to have the support of less than
4% ofanalysts believe e.M.I., Hold to
some of the world's leading
music stars, including robbie
williams, will see if warner
music will table a higher offer
for the business.
Gazprom has signed a group deal
The u.S. Oil giant con know
cophillips is also in talks to
join the project.
The barent sea has $200 billion
worth of gas, enough to supply
the world for a year.
More information on those
stories in just under 20
>> Thank you, juliet.
Stay with us here on bbc world
because still to come in this
programme, hil and bill hit the
the white house.
Tamil tiger rebel in the sri
lanka have threatened to launch
attacks on economic targets if
government forces carry on their
The statement came from a rebel
leader in the Northern
This comes after the
governemnt's own announcement
that it had defeated tiger
forces essentially in eastern
sri lanka and was now in control
of the entire area.
This report from matthew
>> Flushing out the tamil
tigers, sri lanka government
forces showing off their fire
power which has, it would
appear, had some success.
The military says it's taken
control of the entire east of
the country, although senior
tamil tiger officials insist
they are not losing grounD.
And so a show of strength from a
rebel army which remains defiant
and it says undefeateD.
The rebels still control their
stronghold and a large
surrounding area in the North of
sri lanka where they run a civil
administration complete with a
police force and court.
The tigers say they would
respond to further military
advances by the government by
attacking economic targets.
>> ( Translated ): We've
awakened the military capacity
of the government of sri lanka.
The government should make an
environment that is conducive
for parties to go to the
negotiation table according to
the ceasefire agreement.
>> Now the side has formally
abandoned the ceasefire, but it
has broken down with
assassinations, air strikes and
battles on the ground killing
aroueaccording to the
ministry of defence.
Targeting the economy would
inevitably take its toll, not
only on ordinary business people
but also on the tourist trade
which provides much of the
The government is vowing to wipe
out the rebel's militarily and
the focus of the fighting could
now shift to the North.
The tigers say they'll resist
with whatever it takes.
Matthew charles, bbc news.
>> You're watching bbc world.
A reminder of the main news.
President bush comes under more
pressure as the u.S. House oft deadlinE.
America's nuclear envoy says
North korea must shut down its
nuclear reactor by the end of
candidate hillary clinton is
campaigning with her husband and
former president bill right by
It harnesses his continuing
popularity to her cause, but
will she benefit from her
husband's presence or is she
likely to suffer by comso
they've already visited iowa.
That's where jonathan beale
caught up with theM.
>> The expectation is already
growing in iowA.
This the first state with thes
have a chance to win.
The iowa caucus is now only six
This is also the only place
where the democratic
front-runner is trailing behindt bank and senator
>> Hillary clinton has decided
to roll out her biggest gun, her
best-known supporter and most
>> You someone who will
make you more proud, i hope the
next president of the united
states, senator hillary clinton.
>> The former president has
already been a formidable
fund-raiser for his wife but
this is the first time he's
joined her on the campaign
This begs the obvious question:
Have people come to see bill or
>> He can help herren hopefully
he can do her do some of the
great things he did in the
>> I'd vote for him again today?
>> What about her?
>> I'm still making up my mind
>> People describe her as
everyone's mother-in-law or
everyone'S... the wife you
divorce, kind of a sense that
she does not inspire warm,
loving feelings from a large
number of people.
>> Seeing the two of them
together may trigger some
nostalgia about his two terms in
office, but it will also remind
voters of the controversy
surrounding her unconventional
take on being america's first
She was campaigning for him, she
stirred controversy by this
reaction to his alleged
>> I'm not sitting here some
little woman standing by my man
with tammy wynette.
>> There was sympathy for
hillary when she could no longer
overlook his affair
More questions about the state
of their marriage.
Is this a relationshiplitical convenience?
So far the clinton's appearances
together are being carefully
In the end bill's naturalcharisma me eoto
>> He's clearly an asset.
He draws a big crowd.
People fool good when they
listen to him talk, but people
are not being asked to vote for
is a media invention.
People need to know she can w
>> Interesting campaign
Now, they were once found if
large numbers right ethe eel pion has
declined by 95% in the 1980s.
In five to ten years the eel
could be extinct wamonal
way for more than 200 years.
>> The's come up.
>> Until recently they were
plentiful here, but these days
it's becoming harder andhaar
>> He went out on the water at
night about 20 years ago, you
would have struggled to pull in
the traps b
ee bun, two eels in a
trap you're doing really well.
>> There's a good reason why
the european eel i
Its population is just 5% of
what it was in the 1980s and
nobody completely underan inlace
to save it from distinction. Here.
Numbers are monitored and these
pipes help the baby's move
There are still eels left th, as little as a
decade left to save this
creature, this is one tradition
that might not be around for
very much longer.His is a good little
It's a different -- i beg your
pardon, still to come on bbc
world, this still to come, a
different perspective on street
The pavement masterpieces that
the spanish authorities have
forced into port an american
trip which they say may have
stolen treasure from the bottom
of the sea.
The ship, which was intercepted
after it left gibraltaras 500,000
gold and silver coins from an
Now, the owners say that the
wreck is lying in international
The spanish government, however,
believes the coins may belong to
>> The end of a short voyage and
perhaps the beginning of an
When the ocean alert set sail
from gibraltar, the spanish
authorities were waiting for iT.
They ordered the ship into the the bay so
it could be searched for stolen
Two months ago the ship's
owners, odyssey marine
exploration, announced they
found what might be the world's
most valuable shipwreck with up
to half a billion dollars worth
of gold and silver on bored.
>> There's something about gold,
especially when the sunlight
hits the gold.
>> They say they found the ship
in international waters in the
atlantic ocean but they won't
say where, nor can they name the
ship they found, referring to it
only by a code name, black swan.
They've already flown buckets of
treasure from gibraltar to the
united states so last month theimin federal court.
It suspects that black swan
might, in fact, be a spanish
If it is, spain wants its money
While the spanish authorities
search ocean alert, the company
has to decide what to do about
two more of its ships, which.
If they try mor it
back to the united states,
they're likely to be detained,
In the meantime, odyssey says it
will file more information with
the court and that even if spain
has a claim to the treasure, as
the finder, it's still entitled
to keep most of it.
Bill hayton, bbc newS.
>> Now, you may be one of those
people who think you are ultra
careful when it comes to
maintaining your privacy, be --
but are you aware how easy it is
to find out your personal
ooked at the
dangers of the internet.
Today we investigate just how
much people in britain come
under surveillance in their
>> The U.K., Aillion
people, including me.
Obut to what extent are our
movements tracked and analysed
by the state and private
My assign s.To find out just how
much w c cards, shops log what
Phone companies know who we call
and where, and records exist for
the web sites we visit.
Some people believe
others believe they infridge on
our civil liberties and claim
we're now living in a
>> A credit check.
private detective richard
martinez has been on my casE.
Provided with only my name, he's
been trying to find out as many
details about me as possible,
and he' reveawhvereD.
>> HI, susannaH.
>> Mice to meet you.
>> I've got information for you.
>> Great or maybe n
>> By looking through the public
domain, which anybody can get if
they know where to look on the
internet, i found on you from
you just giving me your name, i
marriage name, your previous
address and I know you've
I've also found out your
We've done a credit check on ybo credit
check on you, resulT.
And that's just from the
What could you do with all that
the public domain, and then get
your account details, obtain a
mortgage, purchase goods and
services, et wot
>> Make sure that your documents
are not visible to anybody
passing by either in your car or
in your home, som
zoom lenc into
your home and pick up so much
details away on internet scams.
Careful when they receive items
be t, offer of cash or
something, then it probably is
>> Well, i hope you're going to
keep all this information safE.
>> As with all my customers, the
information is confidentiaL.
You're safe with me.
>> Susanna street reporting on
that worrying aspect of personal
Now, here's something that
really may make you stop and
look twice when you're walking
down the street.
This is some perspective
bending a special
It look like it's a real box of
crayons or a laptop sticking out
of the pavement.
It's the work of julian beave l
artists who has been using
pavement for his canvas since
fascinating. On that, of course, on our
web site, bbcnews.Com is the
place to go and have a looK.Mages for you.
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