(1月20日) (滚动更新) 世界新闻 – English 英语简报

Robert Anderson: University of Michigan reaches sex abuse settlement

Over 1,000 ex-University of Michigan students say they were abused by sports doctor Robert Anderson.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Jan 2022 | 10:19 am(NZT)

Afcon 2021: Egypt reach last 16 with win over Sudan

Egypt edge past Sudan to finish second in Group D and qualify for the last 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Jan 2022 | 10:04 am(NZT)

Nigeria top group after cruising to win over Guinea-Bissau

Nigeria beat Guinea-Bissau to become the only side at the Africa Cup of Nations to win all three group games.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Jan 2022 | 10:01 am(NZT)

Man, 31, charged over woman murdered out running

A man appears at a special court in the Republic of Ireland charged with the murder of Ashling Murphy.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Jan 2022 | 9:56 am(NZT)

Ukraine tension: Blinken says Russia could attack at short notice

Moscow denies any plan to attack Ukraine and says US support for the country is a threat to Russia.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Jan 2022 | 9:36 am(NZT)

In the name of God go, MP tells Boris Johnson

The former cabinet minister joins calls for Boris Johnson to stand down, as a Tory MP defects to Labour.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Jan 2022 | 8:48 am(NZT)

Downing Street parties: Why UK PM Boris Johnson is facing calls to quit

Boris Johnson’s premiership hangs in the balance, but what’s behind calls from all sides for his resignation?

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Jan 2022 | 8:47 am(NZT)

‘We hope that she’s doing OK’ – leading players call for information on Peng’s wellbeing

Victoria Azarenka, Naomi Osaka and Ashleigh Barty call for more information on Chinese player Peng Shuai’s wellbeing.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Jan 2022 | 8:06 am(NZT)

Ten DR Congo prisoners sentenced for mass rapes in jail

Some female inmates fell pregnant and contracted sexually transmitted infections after 2020 assaults.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Jan 2022 | 7:55 am(NZT)

Top Florida health official on leave over support for vaccination

The state is investigating if Dr Raul Pino violated state law by urging his employees to get jabbed.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Jan 2022 | 7:39 am(NZT)

China warns foreign Olympic athletes against speaking out on politics at Winter Games

Beijing’s warning came amid discussion in the West over expected political restrictions and surveillance at the event next month.

Source: World | 20 Jan 2022 | 6:34 am(NZT)

In pictures: Snow falls in Algeria’s Sahara Desert

The ice crystals leave stunning patterns in the sands of the Sahara, the world’s largest hot desert.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Jan 2022 | 6:13 am(NZT)

Barcelona warn winger Dembele to sign new deal or they will sell him

Barcelona boss Xavi says France winger Ousmane Dembele must sign a new contract with the club or he will have to leave.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Jan 2022 | 6:05 am(NZT)

How to help Afghans without aiding the Taliban

Without a solution that restores the flow of money into and throughout the country, the number of Afghans at risk of hunger is doomed to soar, aid groups say.

Source: World | 20 Jan 2022 | 6:01 am(NZT)

Premier League considers Covid postponement rule changes

The Premier League is looking into changing its guidance around match postponements after criticism over the number of games being called off.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Jan 2022 | 5:58 am(NZT)

Hana Horka: Czech singer dies after catching Covid intentionally

Hana Horka’s son tells the BBC his mother was unvaccinated but wanted to acquire immunity.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Jan 2022 | 5:49 am(NZT)

Cubans who joined July protests now face stiff sentences

The communist government is putting scores on trial this month for taking part in the biggest demonstrations in years.

Source: World | 20 Jan 2022 | 5:37 am(NZT)

Gaspard Ulliel: Moon Knight actor dies aged 37 after ski accident

Gaspard Ulliel, who features in the upcoming Marvel TV series, died after an accident on the Alps.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Jan 2022 | 5:14 am(NZT)

Tonga volcano: New images reveal scale of damage after tsunami

Trees are torn down and buildings ripped apart following Saturday’s tsunami triggered by a volcano.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Jan 2022 | 4:57 am(NZT)

Long tubes from 5,500 years ago could be the world’s oldest surviving drinking straws

Experts believe the long tubes found in Russia could have been used to guzzle beer from a pot during ceremonial feasts.

Source: World | 20 Jan 2022 | 4:52 am(NZT)

Dutch Covid rules: Museums and orchestras stage haircut protest

The Dutch cultural sector takes on rules that keep museums and music venues shut but salons open.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Jan 2022 | 4:48 am(NZT)

Children’s show Fraggle Rock returns after 33 years

Classic children’s show Fraggle Rock has been revived for Apple TV+, 33 years after the last series was made.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Jan 2022 | 4:31 am(NZT)

A neighbor’s noisy toilet is a human rights violation, Italy’s top court rules

The court cited rulings by the European Court of Human Rights to conclude a 19-year legal battle that began when a couple complained that their neighbors’ toilet was keeping them awake.

Source: World | 20 Jan 2022 | 4:29 am(NZT)

What is the ‘pork pie plot’ and what does it mean for Boris Johnson?

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is in trouble. Large chunks of the British public are furious about reports of boozy summer garden evenings and Christmas parties at his Downing Street office, all taking place at a time when the rest of the country was under strict Covid-19 lockdowns.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 20 Jan 2022 | 4:23 am(NZT)

Winter Olympics: Athletes warned over speaking out on human rights issues

Athletes at next month’s Beijing Winter Olympics face punishment for behaviour that is against the spirit of the games or Chinese rules, an official has said.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Jan 2022 | 3:23 am(NZT)

Donald Trump investigation reveals new details of alleged fraud

New documents accuse the ex-president’s business of misreporting asset values to get loans and tax breaks.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Jan 2022 | 3:16 am(NZT)

Britain’s scandal-hit Boris Johnson lifts coronavirus restrictions, battles to save premiership

The coronavirus restrictions have been very unpopular in Johnson’s Conservative Party, and the move may win him back some much-needed support.

Source: World | 20 Jan 2022 | 2:48 am(NZT)

Family of Otto Warmbier, American who died after detention in North Korea, awarded $240,000 in seized assets

The University of Virginia student fell into a coma while detained by North Korea and died shortly after his evacuation to the United States in 2017.

Source: World | 20 Jan 2022 | 1:41 am(NZT)

 

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