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"Opponents. For years I was badly beaten, I will couldn't walk. He's emboldened by his last ally in Europe, Vladimir Putin and his regime of terror is spilling over into the continent. The international community, I think has started to realize that they need to show a tougher response towards Lukashenko's regime. So today we're asking Can President Lukashenko be overthrown? Yeah. BBC News I'm John Shea. EU leaders attending the G seven summit in Britain have warned their host Boris Johnson to keep his word on the Brexit deal with the block amid tensions over Northern Ireland. They said the EU was united in demanding that Britain should implement the entire agreement. The dispute centers on checks on goods and livestock that are meant to take place between the British mainland and Northern Ireland. It's strange, the region's peace deal and risks causing a trade war. Mr. Johnson has called on EU leaders to be pragmatic and compromise. Yes, Rob Watson. This is immensely serious. I mean at stake here is the stability of the peace process in Northern Ireland, also, crucially post Brexit relations between the UK and the EU. It's No less important than that. Now the European Union feels That the UK government has been sort of walking away from that undermining the very agreement that they reached, which they feel has been encouraging one community in Northern Ireland that the mainly Protestant unionist community who don't like this deal. And is agitating them. Now the UK and return feels well. If the EU was that bothered about peace process in Northern Ireland, they'd be a little bit more kind of willing to bend the rules over all this trade. President Biden's team has told the BBC that the second day of the G seven summit will focus on countering China's growing global influence. The Americans want a new alliance to rival Beijing spending on infrastructure in developing countries. The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has admitted that he's fails to end growing insecurity in the country. He said fighting Islamist militants in the north had led to unintended consequences with violence spreading to other areas. Chris local reports. Mr Buhari said the government was now dealing with criminals, taking advantage of a difficult situation reference to the increasing number of attacks and kidnappings by armed gangs in the northwest and central Nigeria. Present speech comes as some Nigerians have gathered for nationwide protests over issues of insecurity have freedom of speech. In recent Times Security forces have attacked protesters by fire in shorts, including tear gas to disperse them. Many have accused the government of trying to prevent criticism. Keep people who organized protests have often been targeted and arrested. Afghan officials say at least 20 security personnel have been killed and 10 troops captured in clusters with Taliban militants in the central province of Gore. Here's Anderson at their origin. The Taliban have launched scores of attacks to capture territory across Afghanistan as international forces are withdrawing from the country. In the latest incident, media reports say the insurgents have already ceased the district of luck. But there has been no official confirmation. Yet that spiraling violence has triggered fears that the country could return to an all out civil war when international forces completely pull out. World News from the BBC. Saudi Arabia has announced that its restricting this year's hajj to its citizens and residents in response to the pandemic, the ministry that manages the Islamic pilgrimage, says a maximum of 60,000 people will be allowed. It says they must be vaccinated and age between 18 and 65. Last year, Just 1000 people were permitted to perform the pilgrimage because of the coronavirus. The former parliamentary speaker in Iran. Ali Larijani has called on the powerful Guardian Council to disclose publicly why it barred him from standing in next week's presidential election. Sebastian Asch. Oh, reports A few days ago, Remarks by Iran's supreme leader Ali Khamenei briefly stirred up new controversy over the presidential election, which would otherwise listed little excitement. He said that some candidates had been wronged by their disqualification. He didn't mention Ali Larijani by name, but it was understood that he was referring to the prominent establishment figure. Who once represented the hardline conservative faction, but has moved to a more moderate stance. The Guardian Council swiftly made clear that it would not review its decision. Mr Larijani has now stirred things up again by issuing a statement demanding Full accounting for why he was barred. The leading Hong Kong pro democracy campaigner, Agnes Chow has been released from prison She had served almost seven months of a 10 month jail term for attending an unauthorised rally was child came to symbolize the territories. Huge pro democracy protests in 2019 The first full day of matches in the delayed Euro. 2020 football tournament gets under way shortly up First It's Wales against Switzerland at the Olympic Stadium in Azerbaijan. Wales, captained by the four time Champions League winner Gareth Bale have only ever played a two major tournament later. Denmark take on Finland and Copenhagen, followed by Belgium who play Russia in ST Petersburg. And that's the latest BBC World News. Welcome to the inquiry with me. Tanya Beckett. One question for expert witnesses and an answer..
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"Anti nuclear campaign made us all too ready to dismiss it. Almost everything that I thought was true about nuclear energy turned out not to be true with the transition away from fossil fuels. Nuclear may yet provide a solution to bridge the clean energy gap. Nuclear needs to be part of that conversation. So today we're asking, do we need to build more nuclear power stations to help deal with climate change? The inquiry starts after the news. Hello. I'm Justin Green with the BBC news finance ministers from the G seven major developed economies a continuing discussions in London over proposals for the reform of corporate taxation. Reported to be confident that they can reach an agreement on a minimum rate and on taxing big technology companies, Andrew Walker reports. The G seven appeared to be moving towards an agreement which the German Finance Minister Olaf Schultz told the BBC would really change the world trying to agree arrangements that would ensure big technology companies pay more tax where they users are based. They're also wrestling with the idea of a minimum rate for corporate taxes on all types of business. The U. S has proposed 15%, which some regard is too low. There are also outstanding details about any technology tax, including the transition to it. An agreement among the G seven would provide new momentum to negotiations involving much wider groups of countries where the key decisions will be taken. Authorities in the Indian capital have announced partial lifting of Covid restrictions, weeks after Delhi suffered a devastating second wave of the virus Embarrassing. Natarajan has the details. They want the malls and markets to open on alternative. You know, for example, in a shopping mall in 50% of the shops will open on today and the next day, the next 50% will will be open. At the same time. The Metro the planes will also be allowed again with the 50% capacity and private offices and government offices with half The usual number of staff members. So what they're trying to do is to see how it is working out because they did in post lockdown a few months ago during the first wave, and they lifted and then again, the second wave hit them really hard. The number of daily coronavirus infections in Delhi has fallen from a peak of 28,000 to around 500. Telecom operators in Nigeria say they've complied with the government's request to suspend access to Twitter. The move comes after the information ministers said that the ban was due to the persistent use of the platform for activities capable of undermining the state. Two days ago, opposed by President Muhammadu Buhari, threatening to punish regional secessionists was removed by Twitter for breaking the company's abusive behavior rules. Money. Jones reports Nigerians on some of the country's main mobile networks are currently unable to access Twitter. The platform is still available on WiFi and the hashtag. Thank God for VPN has been trending, suggesting many users have turned to virtual private networks to circumvent the ban. Telecommunication companies operating in Nigeria seen a statement that if compliant of a government request to suspend access to Twitter, but add that they endorse the US position that all people have the right to communicate freely. The government says it banned Twitter because it's been used for quote activities capable of undermining Nigeria's corporate existence. You're listening to the latest world News from the BBC. The Indian government has issued a final notice to Twitter to comply with its new information technology rules, which aim to make social media firms more accountable to legal requests for the removal of posts. The microblogging site has been battling with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government for months, with the administration asking the company on multiple occasions to take down posts critical of its record. The leader of Hamas in Gaza, Yasha Sin Wa has claimed that Israel failed to eliminate the network of its tunnels during the conflict last month, his Sebastian ASHA, this has been another speech claiming victory from Yayasan Watch as he itemized ways in which he said Israel's military objectives have been foiled. He said that less than 3% of a huge network of tunnels that Hamas is constructed were destroyed. That's certainly at odds with Israel's assertion that its airstrikes caused unprecedented damage to the Palestinian faction that controls Gaza. Mr Symbol, described the latest round of fighting as a rehearsal in which Hamas had been able to test its military capabilities. He said the movement had emerged stronger from the conflict. Earning the right to demand the restructuring of the P L O, which he described as nothing more than a talking shop without the participation of Hamas, Islamic Jihad and other factions. Gunmen have killed a local politician in Mexico two days before regional elections are due to be held. Reports from the state of Vera Cruz say Rene Tovar, a Merrill candidate in the northern town of Cortona, D'hara was shot at his home during the night. Reports from Myanmar's At least three people have been killed in clashes between local people and the military in the Iowa D Delta region. The accounts say explosives were detonated when the army tried to arrest a man in the southern town on pure during the night and that soldiers shot three people during the violence that followed. That's the latest BBC news. Welcome to the inquiry with me. Tanya Beckett. One question for expert witnesses and an answer. In November, Britain will host the next UN climate change conference, otherwise known as cop 26, Some 200 countries will come together to try to speed up attempts to make the world carbon neutral. By the middle of the century. But many countries are already struggling to ramp up renewable energy sufficiently to meet their greenhouse emission reduction targets. So is there. Another answer out there around 1/10 of the world's electricity is generated by nuclear reactors. Global.
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"Getting hold of vaccines, a result of its spending too long deciding to buy them at the time. Definitely there was, I think of you that companies would basically ramp up production themselves. Did you countries worry too much about getting a good price? And not enough about investing because the member countries haven't been incentivized to do their part. We actually lift as the world with less vaccines, less production capability, then we would have otherwise. What does that mean for the use race to minimize its people? It looks like it's not one hour, two Japs and off we go. It really looks like we will probably have this another year or not. Two years before the covert 19 is really gone, or is it just a simple disease? This week on the inquiry. How did Europe fall behind in the vaccine race? Join me. Tanya Beckett coming up after the news. Hello. I'm ws with the BBC News. The head of the Tokyo Olympics Organizing Committee is expected to resign after making sexist comments. This want outrage in Japan. Yoshiro Mori, a former prime minister had said women talk too much. From Tokyo. His Rupert Wingfield Hayes 83 year old Yoshiro Mori first apologized and then said he withdrew the comments unconditionally. The Japanese government declared the matter closed, but they had not reckoned on the huge local and international backlash against Mr Mori. Around 400 Olympic and Paralympic Volunteers quit and Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka condemned Mr Morrie's words, calling them ignorant. Then on Wednesday, the head of Toyota, one of the biggest Olympic sponsors, weighed in calling Mr Murray's comments regrettable and out of keeping with Toyota's values that may have been the final straw. United States and China have given contrast in accounts of President Biden's first phone call with XI Jin Ping Since taking office last month, the White House said Mr Biden had expressed concern over Beijing's treatment of weaker Muslims in Xinjiang and it's tightening grip on Hong Kong. China's account of the conversation was given by a news reader on the state broadcaster CCTV strongly who utterly only those that reach out little Shi Xiang found way you took to chancellor only cooperation benefits. Both China and the United States and conflict would lead to great harm. Cooperation is the only correct choice for both sides. China US cooperation can accomplish many important things that benefit both countries and the world joining US conference Nation is definitely a disaster for both countries on the world. The military authorities behind last week's coup in Myanmar have carried out another wave of arrests of officials linked to the ousted government. They're reported to include one of Hanson's hooches closest advisers, Georgian sway along with provincial chief ministers. His are Southeast Asia. Correspondent Jonathan Head As protests against the coup continue for 1/6 Day, The ruling Military Council has drafted a new law to give it greater powers to censor the Internet and social media and to criminalize posts which are deemed threatening to public order. President. Biden has responded to the coup by approving new sanctions, including a freeze on around $1 billion in bank deposits held in the U. S and restrictions on exports. He promised, though, that the U. S would continue to support health care and civil society in me, Emma Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca, which developed one of the main covert 19 vaccines currently available, has reported pretax profits of $3.9 billion for 2020. It's more than double the figure for the previous year. The British Swedish firm also predicted earnings growth in 2021 of more than 10% World News from the BBC. Thousands of primary school students in south Sudan have been unable to set their final exams following fighting in John Glade and Unity states. The education minister said the tests were canceled as the safety of in vigil, Laters could not be guaranteed in rebel held areas. She also said several of her staff had been abducted. The opposition believes the exam cancelation is political and will affect the future of many pupils. On UN elected assembly has begun a two day meeting in Minsk to discuss President Alexander Lukashenko is four year plan for Belarus. The 2400 delegates are expected to approve whatever he proposes. Six months after an election that many Belarusians believe he stole. The pool has banned to Indian climbers from mountaineering for six years after discovering that faked an ascent of Mount Everest. The Rangers singing yard of and see moronic, A Swami said they reached the top of the world's highest mountain in 2016. Falls Tourism Department certified their claim at the time. But Mr Your Doves nomination for a prestigious Indian award prompted outrage on an investigation and appall. Tourism Ministry officials said The pears photographs appeared to have been faked. Archaeologists have managed to produce near perfect notes from a con shell that was used as a musical instrument or the 17,000 years ago. The artifact is the oldest known win type of its of its type. This report from Jonathan Amos spectacular resonance from an ancient time. This large shell from an Atlantic Sea snail was unearthed in appear Unease Cave in the 19 thirties. At the time, it was thought to be a ceremonial drinking cup. Nothing more. But now, French researchers have identified the deliberate modifications that would have enhanced its ability to make sound. Modern musician blowing into the shell was able to generate notes close to C C. Sharp indeed. ABC News Welcome to the inquiry. I'm telling you, Beckett each week. One question for expert witnesses on day and answer. Yeah. It's the middle of June last year on before European countries Germany, France, Italy and the Netherlands are on the brink of signing a joint deal to buy the AstraZeneca Cove. It 19 vaccine. But there's a problem. Other European countries think it would be better if this kind of deal was done by the European Union. So it's decided to pass.
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"To supplies. Professor Matthews Nape of Oxford University is the study's chief investigator. I was involved in the bowl a vaccine studies where you use One vaccine for the first dose and then use a second vex a different vaccine. So these mixed schedules are actually out there and approved for some diseases, But it's a really important step to be looking at. Can you do this? Is there any reason why you wouldn't have to do this? And we'll be looking for a new responses and also looking at the safety aspects to make sure that there are no safety concerns by mixing them. Rival Republican Party factions in the U. S. House of Representatives have reached an unease E truce by agreeing not to punish to Congress women one of them an avid opponent of Donald Trump, the other a strong supporter. Deboo DeCecco reports from Washington. Marjorie Taylor Greene is an ardent fan of the former president. In the past. She's also embraced conspiracy theories, including that 9 11 was staged. On Wednesday evening, she disavowed those views at a meeting of Republicans and received a standing ovation. But it was not miss Taylor Green, whose fortunes were put to a secret ballot by members of her own party. That was left for Liz Cheney. She was left fighting for her political life because of her vote to impeach Donald Trump. In the end, she survived and by a wide margin. Security sources and local media in Lebanon say that a writer and activist known as a fence critic of the country's Iranian backed Hezbollah movement, has been found dead in his car, A security source said. Look, man, Slim was shot. He being reported missing last night. World News from the BBC. The European Union's foreign policy chief Jews a barrel travels to Moscow today the first visit to Russia by our senior EU envoys since 2017. The three day visit coincides with criticism by Western countries of the jailing of the Kremlin critic Aleksei Navalny on the detention of thousands of protesters. Leading climate scientists has warned the British prime minister that he risked humiliation if he allows the new coal mine to start operation in the north west of England. James Hansen says Boris Johnson must hold the plan. UK is hosting an international climate summit in November. Roger Harrigan reports the government is phasing out coal for power stations, but there's no such ban on coking coal, which is used to make steel. Deposit lies under the sea off Cumbria and accompany applied for planning permission to mine it Unless something changes the mind will go ahead. Jim Hansen, one of the fathers of modern climate science. Has now written to Boris Johnson to warn that he will be humiliated if he allows the cold to be dug in what he calls contemptuous disregard of the future of young people and of nature. The oil giant Royal Don't show has become the latest energy firm to report a huge drop in profits as the pandemic counts demand. The company suffered a net loss of almost $22 billion last year. It's shells worst performance in two decades. It said Significant uncertainty will continue to have a negative impact. BP and Exxon have also reported massive losses this week. President of the Tokyo Olympic Games Organizing Committee, Yoshiro Mori has apologized for comments he made about women. He's been accused of sexism after saying female committee members talk too much. Mr. Mori, a former prime minister insisted he wasn't planning to step down. But he admitted the remarks were inappropriate. Baby, saying news. You're listening to the inquiry on the BBC World Service with me Tanya Beckett each week. One question for expert witnesses on It's Thursday, the 20th of January 2021.