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Openning ceremony for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro is taken place at the Malakana stadium. The organize has hoping to lift the spirits of the nation that has been struggling with economic and political crisis. Our correspondent Edd Harry is in the stadium and he joins us now.
The athlete parade is underway after an openning which began as a music history of Brazil but which commennated with the stark warning a party being ended, with projection soaring, rising temperatures and sea levels, the athletes now is entering the auditorium big presented as its part of a solution to that, each big presented with a seed and cartrage and those 11,000 seeds will form atheltes forest in Diadoro, a legacy to the city of Rio de Janeiro, and there will be 207 species one for each of delegations taken part in this games.
The South Sudanese government has agreed allowing a regional military force to try to assault the Gepeace deal. The agreement has been under threat since fighting between forces loyal to the president and his deputy killed a hundred in the capital Juba last month. Our Africa editor James Corpuno reports.
President Saworky and his supporters had strongly resisted the idea and the new international forces in South Sudan. Last month the president said he would not allow a single soldier in. Now he is changing his mind under considerable regional and international pressure, however, much still remains unclear. The regional body Egets as the force will protect civilians and employment the peace deal. But the South Sudanese minister said most of the details including the number of troops and their executive mandate have not yet being agreed on.
Officials in the US city of Chicago have released vedio footage showing the moments before police shot dead an unarmed black man after dramatic car chase last week. It's the first time vedio captured by police cameras is being released so swiftly under a new city policy promised great transparency. The moment of Polonio's death was not captured, plice say there was a camera falsed. Gemar Green and activists and spokesman for the O'Neil family called on the Chicago police department to do more to hold offices acountable.
We want relationship with the police department. But things have to change, the trend is have to change, hold the officers acountable, it has to change. If the officers does wrong, they have to be held accountable. And black people was start taken the Chicgo police department seriously, we can bridge the gap.
The coalition of Syrian Islamist rebel group say their fighters have stormed an arterial base in the northern city of Allepo, the base is a key on jective of rebel defensive ended breaking the government siege of eastern Allepo where a quarter of million of civilians are tarpped. The Syrian army said it had repaired the assault inflicting heavy casualties. The Britain based Syrian observatory for human rights confirmed the depature had been captured.
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The United Nations diplomats say the former prime ministor Anthonio Gutalash has topped the security councils in formal poll define the next UN security general. They say Mr.Gutalash slightly entendely over his ten remaining rivals from last month's first secret vote.
The Columbian government has left the Farc rebels of taking another step to end more than half a century of conflicts. They have agreed to a timetable and a UN supervised process for disarming thousands of guerilla. Will Grant reports.
In the last stages of the deal, it seems the final details proving difficult. The two sides have announced more information about the 23 tansitary zones and 18 camps that the Farc fighters will be moved to once they demobilise, there were also details on the process of laying down arms. Specifically that would be done in three phases over a period of five months. The entire process will be varied by a political mission of non-armed observers from the UN. The decommision weapons will then be deatroyed and the metal use to creat three schochers to the victims of the conflict.
The American Nobel Prize winning scientist Joseph Stiglet has resigned from a Panamanian comission, investigating the lack of transparency in the country's financial system. Mr.Stiglet said the investigation itself was not transparency. The Swisse anti-corruption expert Mark Piece also resigned, he said the Panamanian government would give the guarantee to publish the comission's finding.
And a British bang whose members died in a car crashing in Swede in Feburary has top the UK chart with their debu album Fly over the Beach selftitled detu was compiled by the bang's families, using life sessions and studio recording. Family numbers of Sanc Fan for propelling the album to number one say the success will live longer in the memory than the pain.