(1月13日) (滚动更新) 世界新闻 – English 英语简报

Senior Tories urge UK PM to quit after party apology

Cabinet members are rallying round Boris Johnson – but other top Tories say he has to stand down.

Source: BBC News – Home | 13 Jan 2022 | 4:30 pm(NZT)

Top Republican slams Biden voting speech as unpresidential

Mitch McConnell says Mr Biden’s likening of Republicans to civil rights-era racists is “beneath his office”.

Source: BBC News – Home | 13 Jan 2022 | 4:23 pm(NZT)

Vitali Klitschko, Mayor of Kiev and former heavyweight boxer, says ‘we prepare for any case’ over tension with Russia

Vitali Klitschko, the former heavyweight boxer and now the Mayor of Kiev, has sent a strong warning to Russia about the presence of its troops near the Ukraine border saying “we prepare for any case.”

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 13 Jan 2022 | 3:16 pm(NZT)

US imposes sanctions on North Korean and Russian individuals tied to North Korea’s missile programs

The US on Wednesday announced sanctions on five North Koreans and one entity supporting the regime’s ballistic missile programs, imposing the punishments after a new missile test by the country.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 13 Jan 2022 | 3:12 pm(NZT)

Energy watchdog says Russia is undermining Europe’s gas supply amid Ukraine standoff

Russia is contributing to an undersupply of natural gas to Europe, the head of the International Energy Agency Fatih Birol said on Wednesday, noting it comes amid a standoff between Moscow and the West over Ukraine.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 13 Jan 2022 | 3:02 pm(NZT)

Nigeria lifts Twitter ban after seven months

A suspension imposed last June is reversed after the networking site agrees to open a local office.

Source: BBC News – Home | 13 Jan 2022 | 2:50 pm(NZT)

Playtime: Is it time we took ‘play’ more seriously?

New BBC documentary Why We Play uncovers some surprising benefits of play for the grown-ups.

Source: BBC News – Home | 13 Jan 2022 | 1:51 pm(NZT)

The art created using a word processor

Works by Nigerian Osinachi have made him one of Africa’s leading digital and crypto-artists.

Source: BBC News – Home | 13 Jan 2022 | 1:46 pm(NZT)

The people using YouTube to pay for their French chateau

How chateaux owners are using advertising revenues from social media posts to earn a living.

Source: BBC News – Home | 13 Jan 2022 | 1:11 pm(NZT)

Syrian torture: German verdict on crimes against humanity

The trial of Anwar Raslan is the world’s first criminal case over state-led torture in Syria.

Source: BBC News – Home | 13 Jan 2022 | 1:07 pm(NZT)

Lea Campos: The Brazilian who battled prejudice & patriarchy to become a referee

Lea Campos battled opponents in the Brazilian establishment to achieve her dream and blaze a trail for others to follow.

Source: BBC News – Home | 13 Jan 2022 | 1:01 pm(NZT)

Virginia Giuffre: What we know about Prince Andrew’s accuser

What we know about the woman who has accused the British royal of sexual assault.

Source: BBC News – Home | 13 Jan 2022 | 12:49 pm(NZT)

Bowen double puts West Ham fourth and keeps Norwich bottom

West Ham move up to fourth in the Premier League as they inflict a sixth consecutive defeat on bottom club Norwich at London Stadium.

Source: BBC News – Home | 13 Jan 2022 | 12:29 pm(NZT)

Ronnie Spector: Be My Baby singer of The Ronettes dies at 78

The rock and roll super star was the lead singer of the 1960 pioneering all-girl group the Ronettes.

Source: BBC News – Home | 13 Jan 2022 | 12:05 pm(NZT)

Hoda Muthana: Alabama IS bride loses appeal for return to US

US-born Hoda Muthana is a citizen and should be allowed to return with her son, the lawsuit argued.

Source: BBC News – Home | 13 Jan 2022 | 11:41 am(NZT)

US sanctions 5 North Koreans and 1 entity tied to regime’s missile programs

The US on Wednesday announced sanctions on five North Koreans and one entity supporting the regime’s ballistic missile programs, imposing the punishments after a new missile test by the country.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 13 Jan 2022 | 11:23 am(NZT)

Chelsea make light work of Spurs to reach EFL Cup final

Antonio Rudiger’s header makes sure of Chelsea’s place in the EFL Cup final as they beat Tottenham 1-0 on the night to complete a 3-0 aggregate win.

Source: BBC News – Home | 13 Jan 2022 | 11:07 am(NZT)

Senior Tories urge UK PM to quit after party apology

Cabinet members are rallying round Boris Johnson – but other top Tories say he has to stand down.

Source: BBC News – Home | 13 Jan 2022 | 11:02 am(NZT)

Real Madrid into Super Cup final with extra-time win over Barcelona

Real Madrid are through to the Spanish Super Cup final after beating rivals Barcelona in extra-time.

Source: BBC News – Home | 13 Jan 2022 | 11:00 am(NZT)

Palestinian-American man, 80, found dead after Israeli raid in West Bank

Omar Asad reportedly died following his arrest by Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank.

Source: BBC News – Home | 13 Jan 2022 | 10:53 am(NZT)

Republican McConnell slams Biden voting rights speech as ‘unpresidential’

President Joe Biden had criticised opponents to his election reforms in a fiery speech on Tuesday.

Source: BBC News – Home | 13 Jan 2022 | 10:07 am(NZT)

US military links prolific hacking group to Iranian intelligence

The US military’s Cyber Command on Wednesday detailed multiple hacking tools that officials say Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security has used against computer networks “around the world.”

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 13 Jan 2022 | 9:57 am(NZT)

Virginia Giuffre: What we know about Prince Andrew’s accuser

What we know about the woman who has accused the British royal of sexual assault.

Source: BBC News – Home | 13 Jan 2022 | 9:40 am(NZT)

Aras Amiri: British Council says jailed employee freed by Iran

Aras Amiri, an Iranian citizen, returns to the UK after being acquitted of spying on appeal.

Source: BBC News – Home | 13 Jan 2022 | 9:20 am(NZT)

Energy watchdog says Russia is undermining Europe’s gas supply amid Ukraine standoff

Russia is contributing to an undersupply of natural gas to Europe, the head of the International Energy Agency Fatih Birol said on Wednesday, noting it comes amid a standoff between Moscow and the West over Ukraine.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 13 Jan 2022 | 9:08 am(NZT)

What’s behind Rashford’s struggling form – and how does he get back to his best?

Marcus Rashford’s struggles for form and confidence have left seasoned ex-pros scratching their heads. BBC Sport examines why the Manchester United striker is having a tough time.

Source: BBC News – Home | 13 Jan 2022 | 8:46 am(NZT)

Escaped Dutch youth offender shot dead in Belgium

The young man reportedly took two people hostage, drove over the border and opened fire on police.

Source: BBC News – Home | 13 Jan 2022 | 8:21 am(NZT)

Kiev mayor sends strong warning to Russia over troops near the Ukraine border

Vitali Klitschko, the former heavyweight boxer and now the Mayor of Kiev, has sent a strong warning to Russia about the presence of its troops near the Ukraine border saying “we prepare for any case.”

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 13 Jan 2022 | 7:59 am(NZT)

Ukraine tensions: US says Russia faces stark choice

Russia is told to decide between de-escalation and diplomacy, or confrontation and consequences.

Source: BBC News – Home | 13 Jan 2022 | 7:34 am(NZT)

Prince Andrew to face civil sex assault case after US ruling

Virginia Giuffre’s claims against the Duke of York can continue to be heard, a US court says.

Source: BBC News – Home | 13 Jan 2022 | 6:55 am(NZT)

South Africa’s ‘King Khoisan’ arrested over cannabis plants at president’s office

Protesters planted the cannabis in a vegetable garden near the South African president’s workplace.

Source: BBC News – Home | 13 Jan 2022 | 6:50 am(NZT)

Mali beat Tunisia amid controversy as referee blows for full-time early

Mali and Tunisia’s Africa Cup of Nations game ends in chaos after the referee first signals for full-time on 85 minutes, then ends the game when the clock shows 89 minutes and 47 seconds.

Source: BBC News – Home | 13 Jan 2022 | 6:05 am(NZT)

Baby found by teenagers in -20C in Siberia doing well

The girl was found by teens whose family now want to adopt her if relatives cannot be found.

Source: BBC News – Home | 13 Jan 2022 | 6:02 am(NZT)

England rugby international arrested on suspicion of rape

An England rugby international is arrested on suspicion of raping a teenager.

Source: BBC News – Home | 13 Jan 2022 | 3:43 am(NZT)

Covid-19: Chinese woman stuck in lockdown with blind date

A swift lockdown in China’s Zhengzhou means a woman is stuck at her date’s house.

Source: BBC News – Home | 13 Jan 2022 | 3:24 am(NZT)

Djokovic admits breaking isolation after positive Covid-19 result

As Australia decides on his deportation, Djokovic claims his agent simply “ticked the wrong box”.

Source: BBC News – Home | 13 Jan 2022 | 3:12 am(NZT)



 

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