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"Twenty one for today. Sunday, mostly sunny through the day, high thirty eight this afternoon, wind chills anywhere between fifteen and twenty five tonight. Snow is possible. Mostly cloudy, low twenty nine degrees. This is WNYC FM HD and AM New York. BBC World Service. It's eight hours GMT. Welcome to weekend with Julia worica. Serving army Colonel has become the latest military voice. Toback one Guido the self-proclaimed interim president of Venezuela deserts these fellow soldiers to allow US -tarian aid into the country. Also as Catalan leader of independence, go on trial in Spain. We hear the view from Catalonia on. Then go with your what do I have for fetch trial? I have no hope what is about to start on Tuesday, the trial of shame and the US historian. Deborah Lipstadt on her book about the recent rise in antisemitism sets me recently that they thought I was brave when I fought back when David Irving SUNY that's nothing compared to this. That's all coming up here on the weekend after the latest world. Hello. I'm McHugh with the BBC news and active. Venezuelan army Colonel says he's now backing the opposition leader and self proclaimed interim president when Guido instead of President Nicolas Maduro in a video circulated on social media, canola Grandpa's came unis said ninety percent of the armed forces were unhappy nNcholas Russia has more details. Come Rowen humaneness says Venezuela's armed forces should switch allegiance to though in order to rebuild the country gonna passes the acute shortages of food and medicine are causing health problems too, many Venezuelans, and here's this fellow soldiers to allow US humanitarian aid into the country. It's as being stockpiled at the Colombian border as Venezuelan troops are preventing it from entering the country. The head of the pro government national assembly deals that look at you earlier, condemned Mr. way, though for requesting the humanitarian aid he said. Mr. Guido had committed treason by asking for us military intervention and would be arrested in Yukos African heads of state gathering for a summit in the capital Addis Ababa while they discussed the crises affecting the continent during the two day meeting. The leaders will be asked to consider a series of reforms to the organization. Ben knowing's reports the outgoing chairman of the president Paul could Gami of Rwanda has called for an overhaul of the institution's finances proposing funding through an import tax rather than relying on external donors with Rwanda as chair the African Union had expressed concerns over the integrity of the elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo. There. You has since softened its line and accepted the results. The new Congolese. President Felix Tshisekedi is expected to address this summit. Security forces in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince have shot dead. At least one protester in street clashes with anti-government demonstrators. It was the third day of protests against soaring inflation and corruption. Patti McGuire reports across the country demonstrations brought major cities to a standstill in Port-au-Prince protestors stoned the residents of the president Juvenal MAURICE they called for his resignation over allegations of corruption in connection with a multibillion dollar deal to import discounted Venezuelan. Oil Haitians have been angry at the government's failure to prosecute officials for embezzlement that in addition to extreme poverty and annual inflation hitting fifteen percent is prompted the opposition to ignore the president's appeals for dialogue regional elections are being held today in the central Italian district of route. So the polls are being closely watched as the two parties in the increasingly divided national government running against each other the five star movement could gain its first. Regional governor Ige party of the Italian interior minister Matteo Salvini is running in partnership with the right-wing Forza Italia of the veteran. Former premier Silvio Berlusconi BBC news. US and South Korean officials have signed a one year deal to share the cost of stationing Twenty-eight thousand American troops in South Korea. The new agreement increases South Korea's contribution by eight percent to eight hundred nine hundred million dollars, South Korea had wanted the accord to Las between three to five years in line with previous contracts. The Trump administration is reported to have pushed for the shorter deal an air. New Zealand flight to Shanghai has turned back halfway through its flight to China after learning it had no authority to land. There. A spokeswoman for the airline said the flight plan had been cleared by Chinese authorities prior to departure, let's be no immediate comment from the Chinese foreign ministry. Syrian democratic forces a coalition of Kurdish and Arab factions backed by Washington say they have encountered fierce resistance from Islamic state militants as they attacked the group's last remaining in Cleveland eastern, Syria. An SDS spokesman said it appeared that the most experienced IS jihad is were leading the defense. President Trump has declared the end of the group self declared caliphate is imminent, Stephen Zunes from the university of San Francisco said that wouldn't mean the end of the group. Possible that will be the end of ISIS issue count prices in terms of the areas they control the spots on the they may be gone. There are thousands of fighters that are still dedicated to the cause which are in sleeper cells throughout just you're in Iraq and beyond. They're so affordable threats to do a lot of damage to soldiers incivility the area. Britain's most senior police officer Cressida dick cancer viane. She's unable to smell cannabis the Commissioner for London's Metropolitan Police made the comments during a BBC interview. She said sent was very important to her that she sent her calling sidelined at Alaria that she was completely unable to smell cannabis BBC news. It's six minutes past eight GMT. Welcome to weekend."