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this is bbc news. i'm tadhg enright, with the latest headlines for viewers in the uk and around the world. tensions rise in pakistan as the former prime minister imran khan is charged under the anti—treason act. for the first time in four years, the us and south korea carry out joint live—action military drills. russia launches a new advertising campaign to recruit volunteers to fight in ukraine. my my name is dj archie and i am seven years old. and big tunes, little dj: why archie is hitting the decks
at a very tender age. hello and welcome. pakistan's former prime minister imran khan has been charged under the anti—treason act after he was accused of making threats against the police and judiciary at a political speech he gave on saturday. his supporters have gathered outside his home in islamabad to show solidarity. they're threatening, in their words, to �*take over�* the capital if mr khan is detained. he was ousted as prime minister earlier this year. with me is our news reporter emily brown. thanks forjoining us, emily. a tense situation outside imran khan's home. what is the latest you are hearing from there? there have been political tensions in pakistan for some time. this all started back in april when imran khan lost a
vote of no—confidence which he blamed washington for at the time. since then, he has been pushing for a return to power. the former prime minister has been charged, as you mention, under the treason act. khan made a public address in which he condemned the islamabad police chief and a female judge in the way that he threatened who he described a close aide facing sedition charges. khan alleges that his aide was tortured in custody. after imran khan statement the media regulated and burned alive as features on all satellite tv channels, describing them as hate speech against state institutions and offices. the islamabad police also denounced khan's comments and warned that anybody threatening the police or making false accusations will be dealt with according to the law. after that, imran khan tweeted to say the fascist government sunk to a new low by banning live coverage of the spaces on tv and youtube
temporarily after this continuous contamination of media persons and taking the channel of air. he described it as a gross violation of freedom of speech and he has now been charged under the anti— treason act. charged under the anti- treason act. �* , ., ., act. attends an unfolding situation. _ act. attends an unfolding situation. thank - act. attends an unfolding situation. thank you - act. attends an unfolding situation. thank you very j act. attends an unfolding - situation. thank you very much for bringing us the latest. emily brown there. for the first time in four years, the us and south korea will revive their live—action military drills, sharpening their preparedness as the north korean nuclear threat worsens and china steps up its presence around taiwan. the ii—dayjoint drills start monday in south korea, but there's concern that north korea could use the drills as a chance to retaliate. our correspondent in south korea, jean mackenzie, was given rare access to thejoint operation centre from where the wargames are run. deep underground, an american and a south korean colonel watch north korea. i'm learning but it's difficult to get it right. in this classified bunker outside seoul, the two militaries work together to defend
against north korean attacks. this is the only place in korea where us forces and south korean forces sit side—by—side, and using all this information, they can detect almost immediately if north korea launches a weapon. between his great english and my terrible korean we can usually muddle through a lot of different things and get to a decision quickly. the threat from north korea is increasing. its missiles are becoming more dangerous, its rhetoric more fiery. so these war games from five years ago are back as the us and south korea practice how to fight their common enemy using aircraft, warships and tanks. i can't do it in a classroom, i can't do it on a chalkboard, i have to give them the most intense environment that we can create and this is that environment. fighter pilot captain abby walters will train from the sky.
it's really important for us to train together with the south koreans. the communication flow is much better in the air if you've practised it multiple times, so it can go quicker which helps us to get more effects down and just be more efficient and deadly in ourjob. north korea sees these drills as a rehearsalfor an invasion. there is concern it could retaliate. in this recent speech, kimjong—un warned it could end in war. they might have the appearance of war but the us and south korea insist these drills are defensive. in part a show of strength to convince north korea never to use its weapons, especially as it works to develop ones that can evade missile defences. lieutenant general scott pleus is the deputy head of the us forces korea. i have absolutely no worries whatsoever that north korean missiles have a way of defeating our capabilities
here on the peninsula. but they are making progress. and so are we. intelligence suggests north korea is on the cusp of testing its first nuclear weapon in five years. south korea says it shouldn't be blamed if these drills provide its ammunition. since north korea know that this one is a defensive one and they wanted to utilise this joint military drill for their own political purpose, i think that the joint military drill is one excuse for north korea to do the kind of military provocation. these war games may well provoke north korea but faced with an increasingly formidable enemy, these forces believe they have no choice but to prepare. jean mackenzie, bbc news, seoul.
the prime minister of singapore has announced his country will end its ban on sex between men, but says it'll take steps to defend the institution of marriage as a union between a man and a woman. lee hsein loong said singaporean society was becoming more accepting of gay people and said the law banning gay sex, which came from the days of british colonial rule, was out of date. the law has long been criticised by lgbt activists, even though it's not been actively enforced for many years. many more conservative citizens still support the legislation. the government will repeal section 3778 and decriminalised sex between men. i believe this is the right thing to do and something that most singaporeans will now accept. earlier i spoke to remy choo, a lawyer and lgbt activist in singapore. he's been involved in pink dot — singapore's pride event, and he's previously mounted
legal challenges in court against this colonial—era law. let's hear what he said about the announcement. this moment is historic in every sense of the word. 3777a is a relic of history that we inherited and since then it has been the most visible sign of state sanctioned discrimination against lgbt singaporeans. the repeal of this law is notjust about sex. it is about love, and with its repeal, we are one step closer to equality before the law. emergency workers in central iraq have mounted a rescue operation after a shia shrine there collapsed. an earth mound adjacent to the shrine, in the city of karbala, gave way as a result of moisture saturation. four bodies have been found, while six survivors have been pulled from the rubble. emily brown reports.
working at byte floodlight. a rescue operation so delicate emergency workers continued their search for survivors of a deadly landslide by hand. it has been said any mistake at this stage could lead to more collapses. the landslide hit the ceiling of this shia train which collapsed onto visitors. several bodies have been findable several survivors including children have been a full three. translation: ., ,., , translation: the reason behind the landslide _ translation: the reason behind the landslide is _ translation: the reason behind the landslide is mountain - translation: the reason behind the landslide is mountain had - the landslide is mountain had been collecting humidity and humidity and water, and nobody, unfortunately, had noticed, and therefore a large amount of rocks fell into the flood roof which collapsed into the visitors. which collapsed into the visitors-_ visitors. the site of the shﬁne visitors. the site of the shrine in _ visitors. the site of the shrine in iraq's - visitors. the site of the l shrine in iraq's kabbalah region marks a spring where an army are believed to have once stopped to take a drink on the seventh century. much of the
mosque is still intact. a sacred site now playing host to a rescue mission. now to the war in ukraine, where russia has suffered a high number of casualties since its troops invaded. so the kremlin has responded with the launch of an extensive campaign to recruit volunteers to fight — on tv, social media, billboards. they are promised huge sums of money and other perks but many are given little or no training and are sent straight to the frontline. will vernon reports from moscow. the kremlin tells russians their soldiers are heroes. professional, well—trained troops fighting in ukraine but western official said that russia is running out of men. 70- 80,000 killed russia is running out of men. 70— 80,000 killed or wounded. the solution? signing up volunteers. this man was one of those who joined up.
volunteers. this man was one of those whojoined up. his mother, nina, says that her son was given a gun and sent straight into ukraine. days later, he was killed. translation: , , , translation: they 'ust send them in like h translation: they 'ust send them in like dumb _ translation: theyjust send them in like dumb little - them in like dumb little chickens that hardly even held a gunboat. —— than before. they are cannon fodder. the general thing, you have got a gun, are cannon fodder. the general thing, you have gota gun, in yougov. in thing, you have got a gun, in yougov. , thing, you have got a gun, in yougov-_ yougov. in these videos, volunteers _ yougov. in these videos, volunteers are _ yougov. in these videos, volunteers are promised | yougov. in these videos, - volunteers are promised huge sums of money and even a plot of land. they are now a common sight on social media. but recruiting is being done in a more traditional ways too. this announcement talks about the creation of two new volunteer brigades. it is urging local people here to sign up to fight in ukraine, and this is a message that is being repeated right across the country — on
tv, on social media, on billboards. it is a large—scale recruitment campaign for the russian army. translation: , ., , translation: we should bomb them. i translation: we should bomb them- i give _ translation: we should bomb them. i give them _ translation: we should bomb them. i give them what - translation: we should bomb them. i give them what for. - them. i give them what for. this man said. translation: iii this man said. translation: , ., translation: if i were young i would 90- _ translation: if i were young i would 90- "it — translation: if i were young i would go. "it is— translation: if i were young i would go. "it is too _ translation: if i were young i would go. "it is too young - translation: if i were young i would go. "it is too young to . would go. "it is too young to talk about," _ would go. "it is too young to talk about," this _ would go. "it is too young to talk about," this lady - would go. "it is too young to talk about," this lady told i would go. "it is too young to l talk about," this lady told me. "why go? only their bodies will be brought back." but can russia win this war with a volunteer army?- russia win this war with a volunteer army? this is, i think, not— volunteer army? this is, i think, not the _ volunteer army? this is, i think, not the type - volunteer army? this is, i think, not the type of - volunteer army? this is, i - think, not the type of soldiers that are needed for a victorious war. the main problem is not with the quantity of people but with the quality, with their motivation, and this is not a thing that you can change quickly. you can't bring 1000 people in to teach them how to work with modern weapons, tanks and aircraft. , , .,
modern weapons, tanks and aircraft. ,, ., ., , aircraft. the russian military has not released _ aircraft. the russian military has not released casualty - has not released casualty figures since the end of march, but nina knows that large numbers are dying in ukraine. translation:— numbers are dying in ukraine. translation: ., ., , translation: you read the news and it is all— translation: you read the news and it is all about _ translation: you read the news and it is all about men _ translation: you read the news and it is all about men being - and it is all about men being killed, but people are going there. i don't know why they go. there. i don't know why they i o, , there. i don't know why they no. , go. president putin said he ordered his _ go. president putin said he ordered his forces - go. president putin said he ordered his forces into - go. president putin said he - ordered his forces into ukraine to protect his people. but the kremlin is now sending even more russians there. into mortal danger. will vernon, bbc news, moscow. stay with us on bbc news. still to come: all square at stjames' park — newcastle united and manchester city play out a six—goal thriller. he's the first african—american to win the presidential nomination of a major party and he accepts exactly 45 years to the day that martin luther king declared, "i have a dream."
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tensions rise in pakistan as former prime minister imran khan is charged under the anti—treason act. for the first time in four years, the us and south korea carry outjoint live—action military drills. an investigation by the bbc�*s panorama programme has found a huge online community that was secretly sharing and trading thousands of non—consensual images and videos, including explicit pictures of at least 150 different women. the group, hosted on the social media site reddit, has now been closed. monika plaha hears from victims who say the platform and current laws don't do enough to protect others from this trend. a warning: her report contains references to suicide and self—harm. i felt so objectified and i felt as though i was their property. felt as though i was their preperty-_ felt as though i was their property. felt as though i was their ro -e . ~ ., , property. when i saw it, i was 'ust property. when i saw it, i was just shocked _ property. when i saw it, i was just shocked myself _ property. when i saw it, i was just shocked myself because i j just shocked myself because i was like. _ just shocked myself because i was like, is that even mean?
these — was like, is that even mean? these other voices of women whose pictures were shared online without them ever knowing. online without them ever knowing-— knowing. hi, guys! hope everyone _ knowing. hi, guys! hope everyone is— knowing. hi, guys! hope everyone is having - knowing. hi, guys! hope everyone is having a - knowing. hi, guys! hopel everyone is having a good saturday. everyone is having a good saturday-— everyone is having a good saturda . , , , ., saturday. this person is an influencer. _ saturday. this person is an influencer. a _ saturday. this person is an influencer. a photo - saturday. this person is an influencer. a photo from i saturday. this person is an l influencer. a photo from the instagram had been posted on the social media site, reddit, in a group dedicated to men leering at south asian women. i saw so many men commenting about trying to find out information about me, my name, where i live, they do to me, degrading and sexual, they called me names.— degrading and sexual, they called me names. ., , called me names. some images in this a-rou called me names. some images in this grouo are _ called me names. some images in this group are explicit _ called me names. some images in this group are explicit and - this group are explicit and private. probably originally sent between partners. in other posts, women appear to have been secretly filmed while having sex. like asia. we've changed her name and voice to protect her identity. i changed her name and voice to protect her identity.— protect her identity. i stopped socialising- — protect her identity. i stopped socialising. i— protect her identity. i stopped socialising. i stopped - protect her identity. i stopped socialising. i stopped going i socialising. i stopped going out of the house. i was in and out of the house. i was in and out of the house. i was in and out of psychiatric units. it was always a self harming,
suicidal attempts, because it's coming to a point where i can't bear life anymore. the coming to a point where i can't bear life anymore.— bear life anymore. the group was hosted — bear life anymore. the group was hosted by _ bear life anymore. the group was hosted by reddit, - bear life anymore. the group was hosted by reddit, the i was hosted by reddit, the social media site has 50 million daily users worldwide. people can set up their own communities and discuss almost anything. but i found several groups on this site where users are trading images, some of a sexual nature, without consent. two years ago a stranger contacted georgie on social media to say a folder of her exquisite images were being shared online. this time, it wasn't on reddit. i remembered those pictures. _ wasn't on reddit. i remembered those pictures. they _ wasn't on reddit. i remembered those pictures. they were i wasn't on reddit. i remembered those pictures. they were ones l those pictures. they were ones i shared with an many years before that i was assured by that ex—partner that had been deleted. despite having a written admission of guilt in a text message, because he does not claim to have wanted to hurt me, i was told by the police that there was nothing they could do. the police that there was nothing they could do.— they could do. the law currently _ they could do. the law currently offers - they could do. the law i currently offers unlimited legal protection to any women
whose intimate images are linked online. collector culture is a term used to because many of the men collect these images in large repositories.- these images in large re ositories. , ., , , repositories. the problem is the law only _ repositories. the problem is the law only focuses - repositories. the problem is the law only focuses on i repositories. the problem is the law only focuses on the | the law only focuses on the kind of malicious ex—partner sharing an image, the kind of revenge porn. and this only covers a small number of cases of intimate image abuse. back on the same — of intimate image abuse. back on the same reddit _ of intimate image abuse. back on the same reddit group, our investigation also found explicit images of at least 150 different women as well as thousands of nonconsensual images and videos. reddit told us it safety teams regularly take action against communities and uses for this behaviour. mr; and uses for this behaviour. my messaue and uses for this behaviour. iji message out and uses for this behaviour. ii message out that all and uses for this behaviour. ii: message out that all the and uses for this behaviour. ii message out that all the people that are doing this, please just stop this. anyone that is going through this, speak up, and you do have a voice. when ou are and you do have a voice. when you are held — and you do have a voice. when you are held accountable, i and you do have a voice. when| you are held accountable, when it is illegal, when the
government does impose bills and laws, that's when you'll be in serious _ and laws, that's when you'll be in serious trouble. for and laws, that's when you'll be in serious trouble.— in serious trouble. for now, the law and _ in serious trouble. for now, the law and attack - in serious trouble. for now, i the law and attack companies are struggling to combat this abuse. but ultimate responsibility lies with the thousands of anonymous users trading, selling and sharing these explicit images. time for a look at the sport now. hello, i'm tulsen tollett and this is your sports news, where we start with football. and manchester city had to fight back from 3—1 down at newcastle to salvage a 3—3 draw in the premier league. despite going ahead through ilkay gundogan, pep guardiola's side found themselves 3—1 down with half an hour remaining before erling haaland and bernardo silva goals in a four minute spell rescued a point for the champions who remain unbeaten in second, as do the magpies, who are sixth. you need the mentality first, so you need the bravery, you
need a willingness to take a slight risk. the alternate is to sit back and you think you are safer numbers behind ball but the reality is you are not so we need to take a slight risk but i thought that was worth taking. the players executed it brilliantly and some of our counter—attacking today was at the highest level. we looked a real threat in transitions. earlier on sunday, leeds united were 3—0 winners over chelsea, taking them up to third. jesse marsch's side saw their high—pressing game prove too much for the blues as thomas tuchel sees his side drop to 12th. it was a first premier league win over chelsea in seven attempts, dating back to 2002. later on monday, manchester united host liverpool looking for theirfirst point of the campaign. liverpool have drawn their opening two games and welcome back roberto firmino, with protests against the united ownership expected before the game. protests in last season's corresponding fixture saw the match postponed and the liverpool manager thinks his side should be awarded the game if it happens again.
i really hope it will not happen. if it happens, i think we should get the point. maybe it's not, we have nothing to do the situation, that happens, if supporters want the game to be not happening, we cannotjust rearrange the game again and fit in somewhere, incredibly busy thing. i don't think, and i really hope this will happen. i really hope this will happen. i have no idea what could happen. borna coric has beaten 11th seed stefanos tsitsipas 7—6, 6—2 to win the cincinnati masters title. the croatian, who's ranked 152 in the world, was in just his second masters series final, having lost his last one in shanghai four years ago. and he's now the lowest ranked masters 1000 champion in history.
it was very, very tough match. at the beginning i was not playing very well and he was just pushing me very hard so i didn't have anything to do but i started to serve better, i played much better and i was fighting very hard and in the second is that i thought i played the best set of the whole year. while caroline garcia is the women's champion after a comprehensive 6—2, 6—4 win over petra kvitova. the french woman, who's ranked 35th in the world, had to come through qualifying to win her third tournament this year. she also becomes the first qualifier to win a wta1000 title since the tier was created in 2009. sam bennett made it back—to—back stage wins at the vuelta a espana as the race now takes a rest day before resuming in spain on tuesday. the irishman sprinted to victory in breda on sunday to win for the second day in a row. he's won two out of the three stages held in the netherlands. italy's eduardo affini is the new race leader, after finishing 20th on sunday.
he's the third member of thejumbo—visma team to wear the red jersey. you can get all the latest sports news at our website — that's bbc.com/sport. but from me, tulsen tollett, and the rest of the team, that's your sports news for now. thank you. he's already appeared before crowds of more than 20,000 people, but now the world's youngest club dj hopes his newfound tiktok fame could take him to the very top. dj archie, who's from essex in the east of england, is just seven years old, but already he holds one world record. and he's attracting a new wave of followers on social media. let's hear more from him now. my my name is dj archie and i'm seven years old. my favourite music as a drum and bass because i like the beats and the drop. the biggest crowd i have played two is 20,000, and
i felt quite scared for first because there was a lot of people everywhere. and then i just got into it, like, always, and then ijust played with the tunes and they get hyped up. he tunes and they get hyped up. ike: started by accident, really. one day i was out of the room and i can begin because i music and i can begin because i music and he was djing, moving the cross later from side to side, and the more i looked, i could see that the things he were doing were in time with the music, so it seemed like he knew what he was doing even though he was onlyjust three years old at that point. the thing with the guinness world records you have to plan a club with a certain amount of people and play for an hour on your own. after 45 minutes, he turned around and said i'm done, dad. isaid, no, keep going, you have to go for an hour. i said afterwards, why did you do that? he said i pranked you! that's the sort of
thing he was doing when he was three and four years old. he has played lots of festivals now. he has played at boomtown device, he mostly djs at festivals in the summer but the dream is to play at glastonbury or edc or something like that in las vegas, i don't know. but i'm extremely proud of archie. he is an amazing kid.— i'm extremely proud of archie. he is an amazing kid. when i'm older, i he is an amazing kid. when i'm older. i want — he is an amazing kid. when i'm older, i want to _ he is an amazing kid. when i'm older, i want to be _ he is an amazing kid. when i'm older, i want to be a _ he is an amazing kid. when i'm older, i want to be a famous, l older, i want to be a famous, really famous dj. and show off to people and a lot of other stuff. he has a long time to try out. talking of youngsters reaching new heights, have a look at this. young parisian alexis landot has scaled skyscrapers in la defense and mounted
the mont—par—nasse tower, but he reckons this 122—metre tower in the suburbs of paris was his toughest challenge yet. he's one of the only climbers in the world to go free solo, meaning he foregoes ropes and security. alex prepared for this climb for six months. he did make it safely to the top. hello there. for many, this weekend shaped up to be a tale of two halves. the north of england on saturday was cloudy, grey and wet, with a couple of inches of rain falling, but on sunday, look at leeds. just shy of 13 hours of sunshine here. i suspect there will be more rain in the forecast but today with this area of low pressure, and the fronts pushing in from the west, some of that rain is going to push its way steadily eastwards, so some heavy rain clearing to showers. the best of the dry weather through monday is likely to be across scotland. so we start with heavy rain moving out of northern ireland, through the irish sea, into the north—west of england and parts of wales. but you can see central and southern england is quite showery in nature, so not
everywhere will see some wetter weather. there will be heavier bursts. the best of the drier, sunnier weather looks likely, potentially, to be in scotland. not quite as warm here — 14—20 the high. we might see 25 degrees ahead of the rain before it arrives in parts of lincolnshire and east anglia. as we move into tuesday, this area of low pressure will continue to enhance showers in the far north—west and to the south—west, we have this weather front which will bring some showery outbreaks of rain across south—west england and wales. just how far north that's going to be, we will keep an eye on that. but we start to tap into some warm, humid air with that south—westerly flow, and temperatures in east anglia and the south—east likely to be 27 celsius — that's 80 fahrenheit. it stays warm and humid in the south and east and at the same time, close to that low pressure, we'll see more wetter weather. sharper showers developing out to the west. first thing on wednesday morning, a very humid feel, 18 degrees. and so despite it being quite
cloudy to begin with, it will be largely fine and dry and with that south—westerly flow. as the rain eases away, the temperatures are likely to peak at highs of 27 celsius by the middle of wednesday afternoon. moving out of wednesday into thursday, that weather front is going to continue to sink south and east. there'll be no significant rain on it unfortunately, and so that does mean that thursday on the whole will be largely fine and dry. potential for some thundery rain first thing in the south—east, and then, into the weekend, drier but noticeably fresher.
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