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来源:BBC 2019-03-29

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BBC News with Marion Marshall.

Six weeks after saying he was pulling America out of the Paris climate accord, President Trump, on a visit to the French capital, has said something could happen with respect to the deal. In a hint that he could be shifting his position, he told a joint press conference with President Emmanuel Macron that we'll see what happens.

The Chairman of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee says he's sending a letter to Donald Trump Jr. to ask him to testify about the meeting he had last year with a Russian lawyer, who supposedly had compromising material on Hillary Clinton, his father's Democratic presidential rival.

World leaders have been paying tribute to China's only Nobel peace laureate, Liu Xiaobo, who's died in custody in hospital at the age of 61. The U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, called Mr. Liu a champion of justice and liberty. Germany's Chancellor, Angela Merkel, paid tribute to Liu Xiaobo's courage.

The former president of Brazil, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, says he plans to seek reelection next year, despite a Supreme Court conviction for corruption. He said the court had no real evidence against him. It was his first public reaction, since he was sentenced on Wednesday to 9.5 years in prison for accepting a luxury seaside apartment as a bribe from a construction company.

A U.S.-based pressure group says the Rwandan security forces have summarily executed at least 37 suspected petty offenders since April last year. In a new report, Human Rights Watch said people accused of stealing bananas and sugar cane, or using illegal fishing nets were among the dead.

Customers in the U.S. state of Texas trying to get money out of a cash machine were surprised and baffled to find handwritten notes appearing in the receipt slot. They were from a man carrying out at a bank who got trapped in the cash machine vault. The workman was later freed.

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