(1月17日) (滚动更新) 世界新闻 – English 英语简报

China anti-virus measures in full-force after Beijing case

Beijing’s first reported case of the omicron variant has prompted stepped-up measures in the nation’s capital, just weeks before it hosts the Winter Olympic Games

Source: World | 18 Jan 2022 | 6:33 am(NZT)

Birju Maharaj, legend of India’s kathak dance form, dies

Birju Maharaj, a legend of classical Indian dance and among the country’s most well-known performing artists, has died

Source: World | 18 Jan 2022 | 6:08 am(NZT)

NFL play-offs: San Francisco 49ers, Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers win

The San Francisco 49ers hold off the Dallas Cowboys for the first upset of the NFL play-offs while the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers also progress.

Source: BBC News – Home | 17 Jan 2022 | 5:56 pm(NZT)

Osaka starts title defence strongly at Australian Open

Naomi Osaka opens her defence of the Australian Open title with a dominant win over Camila Osorio on day one in Melbourne.

Source: BBC News – Home | 17 Jan 2022 | 5:44 pm(NZT)

Covid: Self-isolation cut to five full days in England

People can now stop quarantining earlier – as long as they produce negative lateral flow tests.

Source: BBC News – Home | 17 Jan 2022 | 4:42 pm(NZT)

Djokovic three-year visa ban could end early – Australian PM

The tennis star cannot obtain a visa for three-years after losing an appeal, but the PM suggests this is flexible.

Source: BBC News – Home | 17 Jan 2022 | 4:30 pm(NZT)

China’s economy expanded 8.1% in 2021, but growth is slowing

China’s economy grew just 4% in the last quarter of 2021, its slowest pace in a year and a half as the country struggled with a deepening property crisis, renewed Covid outbreaks and Beijing’s strict no-tolerance approach to controlling the virus.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 17 Jan 2022 | 3:47 pm(NZT)

Thousands without power as US and Canada hit by winter storm

Flights have been cancelled as the dangerous storm brings snow and high winds to much of the country.

Source: BBC News – Home | 17 Jan 2022 | 3:35 pm(NZT)

Credit Suisse chairman resigns after company probe

Antonio Horta-Osorio was reportedly found to have broken the UK’s Covid-19 quarantine rules.

Source: BBC News – Home | 17 Jan 2022 | 3:30 pm(NZT)

Texas synagogue siege: Teens held in UK as Briton named as hostage-taker

Briton Malik Faisal Akram died in the standoff with police after taking four hostages.

Source: BBC News – Home | 17 Jan 2022 | 2:34 pm(NZT)

Nigeria’s economy: Why people are buying sanitary pads in packs of two

A so-called “sachet economy” has emerged as high inflation makes everyday items too expensive for many.

Source: BBC News – Home | 17 Jan 2022 | 2:04 pm(NZT)

Pioneering US military pilot Charles McGee dies at 102

A member of the first all-black aviation unit, the Tuskegee Airmen, he flew more than 400 missions.

Source: BBC News – Home | 17 Jan 2022 | 1:57 pm(NZT)

Virat Kohli: Why quitting was the only option for ‘cornered’ captain

Sports writer Suresh Menon reflects on the career of Indian Test cricket’s most successful captain.

Source: BBC News – Home | 17 Jan 2022 | 1:37 pm(NZT)

Colombo Port City: A new Dubai or a Chinese enclave?

China is helping Sri Lanka build a new city to rival global offshore centres. Who will it benefit?

Source: BBC News – Home | 17 Jan 2022 | 1:26 pm(NZT)

How delivery apps created ‘the Netflix of food ordering’

Innovative food delivery apps offer everything from multiple restaurant orders to home chef cuisine.

Source: BBC News – Home | 17 Jan 2022 | 1:06 pm(NZT)

Covid vaccine: Your concerns answered

BBC Reality Check answers your vaccine concerns – from pregnancy fears to production speed.

Source: BBC News – Home | 17 Jan 2022 | 1:05 pm(NZT)

Wealth of world’s 10 richest men doubled in pandemic, Oxfam says

Covid-19 has made the rich richer while poverty has increased, the charity Oxfam says.

Source: BBC News – Home | 17 Jan 2022 | 1:01 pm(NZT)

Algeria suffer shock defeat to Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea stun Algeria to leave the defending champions on the brink of a group-stage exit from the Africa Cup of Nations.

Source: BBC News – Home | 17 Jan 2022 | 10:34 am(NZT)

NFL play-offs: Champions Tampa Bay Buccaneers cruise past Philadelphia Eagles

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers stay on course for back-to-back Super Bowls with a dominant 31-15 win over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.

Source: BBC News – Home | 17 Jan 2022 | 10:28 am(NZT)

Who ‘treats the ball with the utmost respect’? Find out in Garth Crooks’ team of the week

Who could help Aston Villa realise their top four ambitions? Which defender is fighting against his club’s fate? Garth Crooks reveals all in his latest Team of the Week.

Source: BBC News – Home | 17 Jan 2022 | 10:23 am(NZT)

‘How Liverpool can climb Everest again’ – Danny Murphy on why title race is not over yet

MOTD2 pundit Danny Murphy says it will take an unbelievable effort for Liverpool to overhaul Premier League leaders but there are a few reasons he is not writing Jurgen Klopp’s side off yet.

Source: BBC News – Home | 17 Jan 2022 | 10:17 am(NZT)

Texas synagogue hostage-taker was British

The man who seized four people and died in a standoff with police is named as Malik Faisal Akram, 44.

Source: BBC News – Home | 17 Jan 2022 | 10:13 am(NZT)

Pacific volcano: New Zealand sends flight to assess Tonga damage

Up to 80,000 people could be affected after tsunami waves caused “significant damage” to Tonga.

Source: BBC News – Home | 17 Jan 2022 | 9:37 am(NZT)

Real Madrid beat Athletic Bilbao to win 12th Super Cup title

Real Madrid win a 12th Super Cup title as goals from Luka Modric and Karim Benzema secure victory against Athletic Bilbao in Saudi Arabia.

Source: BBC News – Home | 17 Jan 2022 | 9:32 am(NZT)

Tsunami hits coasts after Tonga eruption

Strong waves cause panic in Peru and flooding in Fiji following the eruption of an underwater volcano in Tonga.

Source: BBC News – Home | 17 Jan 2022 | 8:01 am(NZT)

Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, Malian president deposed in coup, dies at 76

He led the West African country for seven years but struggled to deal with an economic crisis and Islamist insurgency.

Source: World | 17 Jan 2022 | 6:44 am(NZT)

Opposition accuses UK PM of breaking law over parties

The Labour leader says Boris Johnson has lied about “industrial scale partying” in Downing Street.

Source: BBC News – Home | 17 Jan 2022 | 6:43 am(NZT)

Millions under weather alerts as major winter storm hits US and Canada

Flights are cancelled and power cuts reported in south-eastern US states amid heavy snow and ice.

Source: BBC News – Home | 17 Jan 2022 | 6:12 am(NZT)

How the Tonga volcano generated a shock wave around the world

The eruption of Hunga Tonga was among the most spectacular displays caught by a weather satellite.

Source: World | 17 Jan 2022 | 5:57 am(NZT)

Former Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita dies at 76

Former Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has died, Malian state media channel ORTM reported on Sunday. He was 76.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 17 Jan 2022 | 5:56 am(NZT)

Tongan Olympian who became a viral sensation for his oiled torso asks for tsunami help

Pita Taufatofua, who lives in Australia, has been cut off from communicating with his family.

Source: World | 17 Jan 2022 | 5:54 am(NZT)

Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta: Ousted Mali president dies aged 76

Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta was forced from power in 2020 after protests over security, economy and elections.

Source: BBC News – Home | 17 Jan 2022 | 5:54 am(NZT)

Ousted Malian president Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta has died, his family says

Keïta led the West African nation of 20 million for seven years before his ouster by the military in 2020. Mali remains in crisis.

Source: World | 17 Jan 2022 | 5:52 am(NZT)

‘This has to be our rock bottom’ – despair at England’s Ashes capitulation

Former England cricketers and pundits reacts to the tourists’ latest Ashes collapse as the England lose in Hobart and Australia complete a 4-0 series win.

Source: BBC News – Home | 17 Jan 2022 | 5:31 am(NZT)

Jordanian officer dead after Syria border clash with gunmen

Jordan’s military says that an army officer was killed in a shootout with smugglers on the country’s northern border with Syria

Source: World | 17 Jan 2022 | 5:25 am(NZT)

BBC licence fee deal will be the last – minister

The culture secretary says it is time to discuss new ways to fund and sell “great British content”.

Source: BBC News – Home | 17 Jan 2022 | 4:58 am(NZT)

Everton gambled big time on Benitez – and lost

BBC Sport’s Phil McNulty looks at Rafael Benitez’s almost seven-month reign as Everton boss and what next for the club.

Source: BBC News – Home | 17 Jan 2022 | 4:49 am(NZT)

Novak Djokovic: Tennis star deported after losing Australia visa battle

The unvaccinated tennis star gets a flight out of Melbourne Airport after losing his visa challenge.

Source: BBC News – Home | 17 Jan 2022 | 3:59 am(NZT)

Mohamed Ibrahim Moalimuu: Somali spokesman injured in Mogadishu

Former BBC journalist Mohamed Ibrahim Moalimuu was targeted by terrorists, the prime minister says.

Source: BBC News – Home | 17 Jan 2022 | 1:47 am(NZT)

How tennis reacted to Djokovic’s deportation from Australia

Novak Djokovic says he is “extremely disappointed” with a court decision to stop him defending his Australian Open title and deport him from the country.

Source: BBC News – Home | 17 Jan 2022 | 1:46 am(NZT)

Dutch royal family to temporarily stop using Golden Coach

King Willem-Alexander has said the Dutch royal family will temporarily stop using the Golden Coach until “the Netherlands is ready,” following criticism of colonial ties to the horse-drawn carriage.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 17 Jan 2022 | 1:20 am(NZT)

‘Being Jewish and alive shouldn’t be a miracle’: World reacts to Texas synagogue attack

News that a rabbi and others were being held hostage in a Colleyville, Tex., synagogue sent shockwaves through Jewish communities worldwide.

Source: World | 17 Jan 2022 | 1:09 am(NZT)

Peacehaven beach: Coastguard rescues dog cut off by tide

The dog’s owner was praised for calling emergency services, instead of trying to save his pet alone.

Source: BBC News – Home | 17 Jan 2022 | 1:07 am(NZT)

Texas synagogue hostage-taker identified as 44-year-old British man

The hours-long standoff at the Dallas-area synagogue on Saturday ended with hostages freed and the suspect confirmed dead.

Source: World | 17 Jan 2022 | 1:01 am(NZT)

Piel Island: Search for licensee to run 300-year-old pub

The successful applicant will be “crowned” monarch of Piel by having alcohol poured over them.

Source: BBC News – Home | 17 Jan 2022 | 12:39 am(NZT)

North Macedonia: Center-left government OK’d by parliament

North Macedonia’s parliament has approved a new coalition C abinet led again by the Social Democrats, with two ethnic Albanian parties as junior partners

Source: World | 17 Jan 2022 | 12:04 am(NZT)

The U.S. government is boycotting the Beijing Olympics over human rights. Coke and Airbnb are still on board.

For two years, campaigners representing the people of Hong Kong, Tibet and China’s Xinjiang region have been pushing U.S. and Western companies to drop their sponsorships of the Games, which start Feb. 4. None have.

Source: World | 16 Jan 2022 | 11:09 pm(NZT)

 

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