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this is bbc news, this is bbc news, the headlines: the latest headlines: sudan's coup takes an unexpected turn — the head of sudan's a day after ousting the president, interim military council, which ousted the president the head of the military council in a coup on thursday, also steps down. has announced he's stepping down. in a broadcast on state television, protesters have been demanding the defence minister, a transition to democracy. awad ibn auf, revealed his successor prosecutors in sweden are considering re—opening would be another army officer. this is bbc news i'm ben bland. an investigation into allegations our top stories: of rape directed at wikileaks protesters had been demanding founderjulian assange. a transition to democracy. sudan's coup takes an unexpected turn. another general has taken his place. a day after ousting the president, the head of the military council sweden's prosecutors also steps down. are considering reopening an investigation into allegations of rape directed at wikileaks thousands of passengers founderjulian assange. this follows his arrest across the world are stranded at the ecuadorian embassy in london, after indian carrierjet airways where he has lived for suspended all of its international the past seven years. he denies the allegations. translation: i announce as leader of flights until next monday. jet is india's largest private airline and currently has more the transitional military council that i am stepping down from this than $1 trillion worth of debt. monica miller has more from delhi. position to select someone whose indian private airline jet airways has suspended all its international expertise and competence i can flights until monday. trust. i am confident that he will the sudden cancellation has stranded ta ke trust. i am confident that he will take the ship to the shores of passengers across indian cities safety. and around the world, including more legal trouble london, paris and singapore. forjulian assange. the debt—ridden carrier prosecutors in sweden consider it is saddled in debt as you just was operating less than 20 planes reopening a rape inquiry out of a fleet of 123 on friday. against the wikileaks founder. said over $1 billion. itjust can't seem to get a hold of things. last president trump launches a new attack on so—called sanctuary night into friday, they cancelled cities, where undocumented migrants the schools watchdog, 0fsted, are made to feel welcome. says councils in england have spent almost all international flights and tens of thousands of pounds, india's jet airways suspends all its international flights putting children in centres that
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until monday, stranding gave their customers very little warning. if you go on social media you will find desperate customers looking for answers as to what to expect next, and many of them have passengers all over the world. had to pay through the nose basically to other airlines to get from a to b at the last minute. right now it is looking at maybe not even existing throughout the month of april, and it is really facing a hello, and welcome very difficult time. even air india to bbc world news. a day after sudan's president has been struggling, they have been was forced from power in a military trying to sell this outline for coup, there's yet more uncertainty about what happens next. the general who led the takeover has however long and they can't give it stepped down following protests he was too close to omar al—bashir. away it seems. jet airways broke the monopoly on the aviation industry in the early 1990s, so it had, it was general awad ibn auf announced his resignation the early 1990s, so it had, it was the only private airline that was on state television. around for quite some time, and then he's being replaced as the head stiff competition came in, you had of the army council by another general. demonstrators though have continued spiced jet, indigo, just to name a to protest on the streets, calling for elections and claiming the military isn't few. then you had high oil prices, capable of change. our senior africa correspondent and a valuable rupee, so airlines in anne soy reports. india have had a hard time getting
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by. and it does not seem that unless either the issues are resolved, it is just either the issues are resolved, it isjust going to uncertain times in sudan, either the issues are resolved, it is just going to face stem but protesters are undeterred. competition —— stiff competition and they say the revolution a rough road ahead. isn't over yet. the country's strongman may be gone, but in his place now are some just to correct what i said earlier, of his closest allies. jet airways has debts of $1 billion, but the people are demanding an end to military rule. which is what has led to flights translation: we want a civilian transitional government as soon as possible. being suspended. in the uk, the chancellor, if it has to be the army who makes this happen, philip hammond, says taking part then we don't want anyone in the upcoming european parliament elections feels like a "pointless exercise". from their side who has been part of the regime in any way. he's urged mps to pass a brexit agreement that would avoid britain having to go to the polls. as campaigning got under way, translation: why isn't the former uk independence party there a transitional government? leader nigel farage officially all those people who died, have theyjust gone in vain? launched a new brexit party, we cannot accept this. saying he wants to "put there are fears the army generals who toppled the president the fear of god" into mps. will do anything to hold onto power. they supported repression our political correspondent for decades, but the generals are now promising reform, ben wright reports. political dialogue and a transition to civilian government. look who's back — with a new political party. nigel farage loves a stage. good morning. and at a metalworks factory translation: all of us, we should work hand in hand. in coventry, the former ukip leader
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promised to forge a democratic we are not against the revolution, kicking off demands of the people. his latest campaign. we are for the demands of the people. i do believe that we can win these european elections, but this evening, in and that we can an extraordinary development, the man sworn in only yesterday again start to put the fear as sudan's new military leader has of god into our members announced his resignation. general awad ibn auf said of parliament in westminster. he is handing over power to another military leader seen as less close to the old regime, they deserve nothing less than that, after the way they've treated perhaps more sympathetic us over this betrayal. to the protesters. women have been at the forefront of the protests. nigel farrow said the new party "reject the regime coup", they chanted in khartoum today. would be free of any extremists. one woman has come to symbolise the rebellion. these images of 22—year—old engineering student alaa salah went —— nigel farage said the new party would be free of any extremists. viral earlier this week it also lacks a manifesto, as she led demonstrations. or policies beyond brexit, translation: the role but it's targeting voters angry the uk still hasn't left the eu. of sudanese women is very that of course is because parliament has not yet approved the prime minister's deal, significant in the revolution. and if brexit isn't signed they've taken part equally off here next month, with men and have faced then the uk is legally obliged violence and beatings. women have endured a lot of pain to vote for a new crop of meps and that is something the government and have kept on going. did not want to happen. clearly nobody wants to fight the european parliament elections. but the protesters want to see it feels like a pointless exercise,
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the system overhauled, and the only way we can avoid notjust a change of face. that is by getting a deal agreed and done quickly, and if we can do that by may 22nd, then of course we can avoid fighting european parliamentary elections. to that end, in westminster, talks between the labour party and the government continued today, as they see whether there's any chance of agreeing a brexit deal both sides can back. we're trying to be as constructive prosecutors in sweden as we possibly can on all sides, are considering whether or not to reopen an investigation and trying to be as positive into a rape allegation as we possibly can, but we'll againstjulian assange. see by the end of next week how far we've got. if the european elections happen, the wikilea ks founder there will be around 39,000 polling was arrested on thursday, when ecuador revoked his asylum stations popping up at its embassy in london, after nearly seven years. across the uk at the end of may. the us wants him extradited to face charges of conspiracy to hack the cost to the government last time a government computer. was around £109 million. but, here in the uk the opposition but the eu election turnout labour party says he shouldn't be is traditionally low. sent to america for having exposed just 35% voted in 2014. evidence of us atrocities in iraq and afghanistan. here's tom symonds. parliament and the prime minister did not want the uk to leave swedish prosecutors have been pursuing julian assange for years the eu without a deal. about rape, coercion that meant a delay to and molestation allegations. he took refuge in the brexit and the likelihood of european elections. consequences of the
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ecuadorian embassy. political deadlock here. president donald trump's ban on transgender people serving eventually, the prosecutors stopped in the us military has come into effect. trying to question him. after three years of being able but when the metropolitan police to openly serve their country dragged him into custody, as their chosen gender, now they can only serve in their gender assigned at birth. they got a second chance. the president says it's down to the cost of medical bills. our lgbt correspondent ben hunte explains what the new rules mean. they have until next august to restart the rape investigation. assange fought not to go to sweden transgender people are being barred because he was worried sweden would extradite him to the us. from joining the us military. now britain's considering that. but what has led to he's obviously going to fight this, and what does extradition and fight it hard. this case raises significant it mean for transgender service issues about free speech. people in the future? we've been warning about this is myjob, this is my life. the prospect of an extradition request from the united i served six years. states since 2010. after seven years inside i buried our fallen warriors. it feels like a slap in the face. the embassy, resolving the case will mean answering some fundamental questions. isjulian assange a global before we get into how the ban applies and why some of its reasoning campaigner who worked up is questionable, bear with me, a little bit of history. history was made today. a conspiracy to hack transgender people will now be secret computer systems? or is he a journalist publishing allowed to serve openly. leaked information in the public interest — something the courts and then one tweet might be more lenient about. changed everything. in these modern times, on twitter, the president he may well be a bit of both, promised to reverse but this is how he described president obama's 2016 decision.
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himself to the bbc in 2010. yes. we're a publisher. this totally surprise decision, we accept information while popular with some republican supporters, immediately brought from whistle—blowers. legal challenges from human rights campaigners. we vet it, we analyse it and we publish it and that's but a us supreme court vote decided what we do. injanuary that a version of it should be put in place. but the american charge sheet now in 15 seconds, here is how the ban applies. against him suggests he did more you can'tjoin if you've than just accept and publish. transitioned or want to transition, which effectively bans trans people from joining. it accuses him of requesting no—one serving will be allowed to come forward to transition information from chelsea manning, unless they started the process before the ban. the us intelligence analyst, they will now only be allowed and of trying to crack a password himself. to serve in their gender assigned at birth. the department of defense says the new policy doesn't ban transgender people from serving, he's not accused of spying but some campaign groups say or treason, and the maximum sentence in these charges is less the new rules will systematically push transgender people than the time he spent in the embassy. out of the military. but labour believes he's they'll have to choose between being themselves and serving being pursued for political reasons. their country. i think there may be human rights issues in relation to assange. now president trump has said one he is, at the very least, a whistle—blower and much of the main reasons for this ban of the information that he brought is the "tremendous medical costs." into the public domain, it could be argued, was very much in the public interest. but as you will see, but wikilea ks leaked the cost might not be hillary clinton's emails the whole story.
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and she wants him charged. here come the numbers. according to the pentagon, it's not about punishing journalism. over the past three years it's about assisting the hacking the us military has spent about $8 of the military computer to steal million on transgender care. information from the united states the military‘s annual government, but the bottom line is, healthcare budget he has to answer for what he has tops $50 billion. in 2017, the total cost of care related to transitioning was just done, at least as it's been charged. over $2 million. which was far less than 1% he has nine weeks to prepare his of the military‘s annual case against extradition. healthcare budget. and that's around one 20th tom symonds, bbc news. of what the military spent on viagra in a single year. forgetting about the cost of healthca re, hundreds of transgender troops have deployed to combat zones, and top military let's get some of bosses have unanimously stated that the day's other news. having transgender the world health organisation says it fears outbreaks of infectious people service people diseases in libya as thousands flee having tra nsgender service people has had no impact on cohesion, fighting around tripoli. and the american medical association has also said there is no valid the un healthy agency says it's medical reason for the ban. concerned about tuberculosis, president trump's change measles and diarrhoea on transgender rights due to poor sanitation, is very different to policies especially among those who are displaced. in other countries. the libyan national army tra nsgender troops can serve of khalifa haftar advanced in at least 18 other nations, on the coastal city a week ago including the uk. in the latest conflict since the 2011 overthrow i transitioned about five of dictator muammar gaddafi. years ago i was greeted
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with support and love in the democratic republic from the british army of the congo, the world health and my colleagues. organisation has delivered an update being open about myself on the ebola outbreak. made me better at myjob. it says the limited spread doesn't there are still ongoing represent an international emergency — yet. officials confirmed the disease challenges for president remains concentrated trump's controversial policy, in the country's north—east, but these will be fought and has not travelled after his ban starts to neighbouring countries. rolling out across the us military service. i think this ban will be overturned in time. but it's not soon enough for those who are serving right now. for now though, it does seem that this ban is less about healthca re and more about politics. us security staff have been called to an incident outside it has been five months since flames the white house, in which a man is reported to have tried to injure himself. it's not clear exactly slip —— flipped —— swept through what happened, but there doesn't paradise in california and left the appear to have been town almost completely destroyed. a major security threat. the camp fire was the most president trump has confirmed he wants to send people detained destructive in california's history in his immigration crackdown and it has been a long road to at the mexico border to so—called "sanctuary cities." they're areas of the united states, recovery. we have risen —— gone back usually under democrat control, that don't cooperate with the detention of illegal migrants. to visit finding in response, democratic mayors across the country —— visit those there. said they would welcome -- visit those there. i think it was the new arrivals and condemned what they called president trump's four days after november eight, the
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rain started coming in. that is why everything looks like cement, and we "racist rhetoric." are not lucky enough to salvage through ourselves. my son said "rip the remarks made on twitter followed a speech mr trump gave earlier in the day, in which he first ?_- through ourselves. my son said "rip ? —— paradise. " it says rest in peace paradise. i think he discussed the plan. understands that we will have to start over. it is really tough. bring the illegal... whatever you call them, i call them illegals, they came across the border illegally. we will bring them to my sanctuary city areas and less that my plan? it is to finish school, particular area take care of it, whether it is a state or whatever it stay in this trailer, i bought it might be, california certainly is a lwa ys might be, california certainly is always saying, we want more people. and, you know, i'm going to learn and they want more people in the from it. and it's going to make me sanctuary cities. well, we will give them more people. we can give them a stronger. i bought the shop back in loss. we can give them an unlimited supply. and let's see if they are so happy. they say they have open arms, 1989, they said if you can make it they are always saying if they have in paradise you can make it open arms, let's see if they have anywhere. so we have made it so far. open arms, let's see if they have open arms. i'm joined now by our washington correspondent chris buckler.
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chris, the president's declaration on this seems to have undermined i felt like i could still keep the statements to the contrary by his own white house? are we any clear as to what the flames and the embers at bay. you are saying the embers were the size policy of the administration actually is? yeah, so this idea of of... the size of dinner plates. it really pushing immigrants into sanctuary cities and moving them just never entered my mind that i away from some of the border areas and other places where they are, was in dangeror that has been thought about and just never entered my mind that i was in danger or anything like this. just one of those things you do i talked about inside the guess. we were able to reopen once administration, we understand, for months. it was first talked about in november, when there would —— there we got water and electricity. as we had people coming in i kind of we re november, when there would —— there were these groups of migrants, polled them a bit to find out, will so—called caravans, making their way to the border between mexico and you be coming back? where are you america, and talked about again in february when there was a battle between president trump and the democrats over budgets and, for now? the annoying people that are example, how many detention beds the driving on the street that are immigration and customs enforcement teams would be given. it is now back clogging your town, we would love to on the table. it was first reported go home if we could, and we arejust by the washington post yesterday, but actually, at that stage, the department of homeland security doing the best that we can. under the white house was saying, it is not being considered at the
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moment. the president says, there were little miracles that actually, you know what? it is on the table and it is something that happened just finding this house as he wants to push. this all comes about as he continues to make immigration a huge focus and a huge well, with the sellers who sold us this house at a pre— camp fire divide between his republican party under the democrats. and also as he price, not the crazyjacked up looks at a big shakeup within the prices people are paying now. department of homeland security. as you know, the department of homeland security secretary, kristin nelson, you know, we just left herjob you know, wejust feel so blessed, security secretary, kristin nelson, left her job last security secretary, kristin nelson, it is overwhelming. but it is not left herjob last week, and in what seems to be quite a considerable shakeup, in fact, what's inside the administration have been privately over. there are still people, my describing as a purge. given that sanctuary cities tend to be on pa rents a re over. there are still people, my parents are still in trailers. people still need help. democrats control, this seems like a political move rather than one that don't forget you can find more on will actually deal with the issue. the stories we have covered in this is it? i don't think there is any bulletin and plenty of others as well on our website. just go to bbc doubt about it. in terms of the practicalities of this, actually, .com/ news or you can download the there are some within the department of homeland security who are already app. you can also reach us on social worrying about what this could mean. for example, the practicalities of media. moving people to sanctuary cities is something that they don't really
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know how they are going to do. would they use buses, which they fly people? where is the money for that coming from? and just how exactly do you choose people to go anywhere? that is a practical consideration of i know all eyes are on the weekend this, but there is also the weather, but you may recognise this forecast more in political, and that comes down to reference to next week. get to that in a moment, the fact that it seems president but first let's take a look at the big trump is trying to use this to weather pattern for the weekend. attack the democrats. for example, you heard him talking about low pressure battling with high california as being potentially one of the destinations for some of pressure, for dominance of the uk's these immigrants. could it, for weather — it is high pressure that wind but keeps us in the blue with a stronger, colder example, be san francisco, which is east south—easterly wind the district represented by the over the weekend. speaker of the house, nancy pelosi, it is high pressure, one of the leading democrats? it is certainly on his mind. she is meaning most of us will stay dry, suggesting that he is definitely bar the odd shower. using people in a —— as a political there will be some decent sunshine around but it is going to be cold pawn in this wider game of for the time of year, particularly in that stronger immigration. thank you, chris wind. gardeners take note, buckler. stay with us on bbc news. still to frosty nights as well. many of us will start come, angerfrom with frost again on saturday stay with us on bbc news. still to come, anger from campaigners stay with us on bbc news. still to come, angerfrom campaigners as stay with us on bbc news. still to come, anger from campaigners as the ban on transgender people in the us military comes into effect. morning, away from the north sea coast and away from most westernmost
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areas where the wind is continuing to pick up. pol pot, one of the century's some gusts in northern ireland of around a0 mph. greatest mass murderers, is reported to have a breezy picture for some, died of natural causes. patchy cloud will develop he and the khmer rouge movement over parts of eastern england, he led were responsible especially east anglia for the deaths of an estimated and south—east england, you may catch a stray shower. if you do there could be some 1.7 million cambodians. small hail associated. there have been violent we have referenced the wind, average protests in indonesia, where playboy has gone speeds but gusts will be higher, on sale for the first time. particularly in the west traditionalist muslim leaders and especially into have expressed disgust. the magazine's offices have been northern ireland. around a0 mph. attacked and its editorial staff have gone into hiding. it was clear that paula's only contest was with the clock, and as for her sporting legacy, paula radcliffe's competitors will be chasing her new world best for many, temperatures stuck time for years to come. in single figures especially quite quietly, but quicker on the north sea coast. and quicker, she seemed just 00:13:35,950 --> 2147483051:43:32,690 to slide away under 2147483051:43:32,690 --> 4294966103:13:29,430 the surface and disappear. for scotland, avourable wind directions with temperatures up to 1a, as we have had over the past few days. clear weather overnight and into sunday but cloud increasing over the far south of england, northern ireland, and on the north sea coast with the breeze we should avoid a frost, but elsewhere we are in the blue so another frost as sunday begins.
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plenty of morning sunshine, some showers developing. a stray shower here or there, most places will stay dry. cornwall and northern ireland, expect cloud, you could see some patchy rain out of this weather front but most places will stay dry, with some cloud building during the day. temperatures similar, as is the wind, so it is feeling chilly. however, into next week, still high pressure, low pressure battling, but the orientation changing. as does the wind direction, eventually drawing some warm air from the south. although it is still high pressure and still mainly settled, it is going to feel very different. all of that happens just in time for easter. temperatures next week on the up.
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