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(5月20日) (滚动更新) 世界新闻 – English/Chinese 英中简报

Australia election: Why is Australia’s parliament so white?

Australia is a multicultural country, but critics say those representing the country don’t reflect this.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 May 2022 | 12:45 pm(NZT)

US PGA Championship: Rory McIlroy holds one-shot lead at Southern Hills

Rory McIlroy gets his bid for a fifth major off to a solid start as he ends day one of the US PGA Championship with a one-shot lead.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 May 2022 | 12:40 pm(NZT)

Ukraine war: One Russian’s anti-war protest on the side of his shopping centre

Dmitry Skurikhin has listed the Ukrainian towns attacked by Russia on the side of his shopping centre.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 May 2022 | 11:40 am(NZT)

Assam: The wild mushrooms killing India tea garden workers

Workers in Assam’s famed tea gardens are dying from eating wild mushrooms.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 May 2022 | 11:31 am(NZT)

North Korea: Fighting Covid with traditional medicine

As Covid spreads in North Korea, state media urges the use of traditional medicine against the virus.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 May 2022 | 11:24 am(NZT)

Royals attend Top Gun: Maverick premiere in London

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended the premiere of the long awaited Top Gun sequel.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 May 2022 | 11:16 am(NZT)

Australia election 2022: Cost of living worries voters

If interest rates keep rising 300,000 Australians may default on mortgage repayments.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 May 2022 | 11:08 am(NZT)

Africa’s week in pictures: 13-19 May 2022

A selection of the best photos from across Africa and beyond this week.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 May 2022 | 11:05 am(NZT)

Could contact lenses be the ultimate computer screen?

Firms are developing smart contact lenses that can project data in front of the user’s eye.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 May 2022 | 11:03 am(NZT)

Patrick Vieira: Crystal Palace boss involved in altercation with pitch invader after Everton defeat

Crystal Palace manager Patrick Vieira is involved in an altercation with a supporter during a pitch invasion following the club’s dramatic Premier League defeat at Everton.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 May 2022 | 10:41 am(NZT)

Ukraine war: US fully backs Sweden and Finland Nato bids – Biden

Finland and Sweden’s application to join the Nato alliance has been opposed by Turkey’s government.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 May 2022 | 10:39 am(NZT)

Everton 3-2 Crystal Palace: Dominic Calvert-Lewin winner preserves Toffees’ Premier League status

Everton secure their Premier League status in an incredible match where they came from two goals down to beat Crystal Palace.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 May 2022 | 10:38 am(NZT)

Aston Villa 1-1 Burnley: Clarets dig deep to climb out of relegation zone

Burnley head into the final day of the season with their Premier League fate in their own hands after securing a hard-earned point at Aston Villa.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 May 2022 | 10:33 am(NZT)

Transfer rumours: Pogba, Mbappe, Jorginho, Depay, Dybala, Lenglet, Dest

Pogba turns down Man City move but remains a Juventus target, Mbappe to announce decision on Sunday, Dybala rules out Tottenham, Man Utd offered Dest, plus more.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 May 2022 | 10:05 am(NZT)

Former Afghanistan official apologises for his role in the fall of the country

Hamdullah Mohib fled the country along with the president the day the capital fell.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 May 2022 | 9:23 am(NZT)

Monkeypox cases investigated in Europe, US and Canada

Cases of the rare disease are now confirmed in four European countries, health authorities say.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 May 2022 | 8:54 am(NZT)

Vangelis: Chariots of Fire and Blade Runner composer dies at 79

The Greek musician won an Oscar for the 1981 film theme, and also wrote the Blade Runner soundtrack.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 May 2022 | 8:50 am(NZT)

Ukraine round-up: Soldier confronted and George Bush’s gaffe

A Ukrainian widow speaks at the first war crimes trial and Bush says Iraq invasion was “unjustified”.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 May 2022 | 8:26 am(NZT)

Israeli lawmaker resigns over ‘harassment’ of Palestinians, plunging government into parliamentary minority

Israel’s fragile government lost its parliamentary majority on Thursday after an Arab-Israeli lawmaker resigned from the ruling coalition, accusing its leaders of fueling tensions between Israelis and Palestinians and condemning the violent intervention of police at the funeral of slain journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 20 May 2022 | 7:48 am(NZT)

Vangelis: Chariots of Fire and Blade Runner composer dies at 79

The Greek musician won an Oscar for the 1981 film theme, and also wrote the Blade Runner soundtrack.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 May 2022 | 7:26 am(NZT)

Subsea internet cables could help detect earthquakes

Optical-fibre cables could spot tsunamis or the effect of climate change on currents, researchers say.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 May 2022 | 7:11 am(NZT)

US PGA Championship: Rory McIlroy sets clubhouse lead at Southern Hills

Rory McIlroy birdies his final hole to reach five under par and set the early pace on day one of the US PGA Championship.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 May 2022 | 7:05 am(NZT)

French Open: Emma Raducanu faces qualifier in first round; Novak Djokovic gets tricky draw

Britain’s Emma Raducanu will make her French Open debut against a qualifier, while Novak Djokovic is set for a tricky title defence.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 May 2022 | 6:22 am(NZT)

London police end Partygate inquiry with more fines

Police have now ended their investigation into Covid breaches during lockdown parties in No 10.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 May 2022 | 5:53 am(NZT)

Ukrainian widow confronts Russian soldier accused of killing her husband

The 21-year-old serviceman has pled guilty to killing her husband in a village in Ukraine’s north-east.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 May 2022 | 5:38 am(NZT)

Global stock markets fall as growth fears rattle investors

UK shares slide after more signs of waning consumer confidence trigger steep falls in US markets.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 May 2022 | 4:43 am(NZT)

Russia’s laser weapon claim derided as propaganda

Moscow says it has destroyed a drone with a laser, but Kyiv says it can’t mask battlefield failure.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 May 2022 | 4:37 am(NZT)

Russian McDonald’s buyer to rebrand restaurants

The fast food giant says the new owner of its 850 Russian restaurants will operate them under a new brand.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 May 2022 | 4:23 am(NZT)

MI5 agent used secret status to terrorise girlfriend

The government tried to block publication of the story about the agent who attacked with a machete.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 May 2022 | 4:00 am(NZT)

Cruise among stars gathering at the Cannes Film Festival

A-listers gather at the Cannes Film Festival for the first time since the pandemic.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 May 2022 | 3:58 am(NZT)

A glimmer of hope for food prices? Indonesia lifts palm oil export ban

Indonesia will lift a ban on exports of palm oil starting next week, a move that could ease a tight global market and relieve some of the pressure on food prices.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 20 May 2022 | 3:23 am(NZT)

Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah pulls out of Birmingham showdown

Jamaican double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah pulls out of Saturday’s 100m meeting with Britain’s Dina Asher-Smith in Birmingham

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 May 2022 | 3:17 am(NZT)

Afghanistan’s female TV presenters must cover their faces, say Taliban

Women’s faces are banned from TV screens as Afghanistan’s rulers further tighten restrictions.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 May 2022 | 2:42 am(NZT)

Nnamdi Kanu: Nigerian separatist allowed to watch Liverpool games on TV

A Nigerian judge grants Nnamdi Kanu dispensation to watch the climax of his favourite team’s season.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 May 2022 | 2:42 am(NZT)

Monkeypox cases investigated in Europe, US and Canada

Cases of the rare disease are now confirmed in four European countries, health authorities say.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 May 2022 | 2:16 am(NZT)

Cornwall pub receives framed apology from Vogue magazine

The village pub had been asked to change its name but has now received a framed apology.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 May 2022 | 1:42 am(NZT)

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces no further action over ‘Partygate’ scandal

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will face no further action over breaches of lockdown regulations after the Metropolitan Police concluded its investigation of the “Partygate” scandal, Downing Street said Thursday.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 20 May 2022 | 1:16 am(NZT)

Female referees to officiate at men’s World Cup for first time in Qatar

Female referees will officiate matches at this year’s men’s World Cup for the first time in the event’s history.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 May 2022 | 1:15 am(NZT)

Space: Meteor fragments could have landed in south Wales

It is thought about 100g of asteroid fragments – about the size of an apple – landed in south Wales.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 May 2022 | 12:51 am(NZT)

Navjot Singh Sidhu: India’s cricketer-turned-politician jailed for road rage death

Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu is jailed for a year for running over an elderly man.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 May 2022 | 11:03 pm(NZT)



2022-05-20 08:24:51
俄披露美在乌生物实验室活动新证据:美利用乌公民进行病原体实验
【环球时报综合报道】俄罗斯外交部发言人扎哈罗娃18日在记者会上披露美国在乌克兰生物实验室活动的新证据,并称这些证据“令人震惊”。
2022-05-20 08:19:54
日本乌克兰后又访拉美,美第一夫人频繁“出征”为哪般
日本、乌克兰后又单独访问拉美,美第一夫人频繁“出征”为哪般
2022-05-20 08:18:40
俄边境村庄遭炮击 近60间房屋受损
俄罗斯别尔哥罗德州州长19日表示,该州一村庄在过去几天里多次遭到乌克兰炮击,共有59间房屋受损。
2022-05-20 08:09:02
近400亿美元获批后 拜登批准1亿美元对乌额外军援
中新网5月20日电 据路透社报道,当地时间19日,美国国务卿布林肯称,总统拜登批准对乌克兰提供价值达1亿美元的额外军事援助。
2022-05-20 06:34:57
世卫组织:全球累计新冠确诊病例达520912257例
新华社日内瓦5月19日电(记者刘曲)世界卫生组织19日公布的最新数据显示,全球累计新冠确诊病例达520912257例。
2022-05-20 06:33:59
拜登批准对乌克兰提供额外安全援助
新华社华盛顿5月19日电(记者邓仙来)美国总统拜登19日批准对乌克兰提供价值达1亿美元的额外安全援助。
2022-05-20 06:30:19
日本学者:排污入海后患无穷 日本政府应负起责任
国际原子能机构总干事格罗西于本月18日至20日访问日本。19日,他前往福岛第一核电站进行视察。格罗西此访的重要任务是对福岛第一核电站排污入海的方案进行调研。对此,原福岛大学校长今野顺夫表示,排污入海方案可能影响子孙后代,必须慎重应对。
2022-05-20 06:29:13
美国务卿:美国将向乌克兰提供1亿美元的额外军事援助
当地时间19日,美国国务卿布林肯发表声明称,美国将向乌克兰提供1亿美元的额外军事援助。
2022-05-20 06:09:56
IRU发布应急计划 呼吁各国政府应对燃油价格上涨及影响
中新社莱比锡5月19日电(记者 马秀秀)国际道路运输联盟(IRU)19日发布应急计划,呼吁各国政府应对不断上涨的燃油价格及其对运输网络等造成的影响。
2022-05-20 06:09:22
中国代表就冲突与粮食安全问题阐述三点意见
中新社联合国5月19日电 安理会19日举行冲突与粮食安全公开辩论会。中国常驻联合国代表张军大使在会上发言,阐述中方意见。
2022-05-20 04:34:07
拜登:美国“完全支持”芬兰和瑞典加入北约
中新社华盛顿5月19日电 (记者 陈孟统)美国总统拜登19日在白宫会晤到访的芬兰和瑞典领导人并表示,美国“完全支持”两国加入北约。
2022-05-20 04:33:39
美国国会参议院批准向乌克兰提供400亿美元援助
中新社华盛顿5月19日电 (记者 沙晗汀)美国国会参议院当地时间19日表决批准向乌克兰再提供400亿美元军事和经济援助。
2022-05-20 01:07:08
俄央行宣布取消美元和欧元之外的现金外币出售管制
中新社莫斯科5月19日电 (记者 田冰)俄罗斯央行19日宣布,自5月20日起,取消除美元和欧元之外的现金外币出售限制。
2022-05-20 01:06:28
最新动态:俄继续驱逐欧洲国家外交人员 美国重开驻乌克兰大使馆
新华社北京5月19日电 综合新华社驻外记者报道:俄罗斯外交部19日宣布,将驱逐葡萄牙和斯洛文尼亚外交人员。美国国务卿布林肯18日发表声明说,美国驻乌克兰大使馆当天正式重新开放。
2022-05-20 00:04:58
美国使馆“蹑手蹑脚”重返乌克兰,背后有何深意?
中新网5月20日电(管娜)当地时间5月18日,美国驻乌克兰大使馆重新开放。与此同时,空缺3年的美国驻乌克兰大使一职,也经过参议院批准,由资深外交官布丽奇特·布林克担任。
2022-05-19 23:40:26
拜登访韩日 搞“小圈子”又有新花样
新华社北京5月19日电 (国际观察)拜登访韩日 搞“小圈子”又有新花样
2022-05-19 23:37:22
印尼总统宣布本月23日起解除食用油出口禁令
中新社雅加达5月19日电 (记者 林永传)印尼总统佐科19日在雅加达总统府宣布,将从本月23日起重新开放该国的食用油出口。
2022-05-19 23:21:43
中国康希诺生物新冠疫苗被列入世卫组织紧急使用清单
(抗击新冠肺炎)中国康希诺生物新冠疫苗被列入世卫组织紧急使用清单
2022-05-19 22:14:43
首批柬埔寨西哈努克省政府职员中文培训班开班
中新社金边5月19日电 (记者 欧阳开宇)首批柬埔寨西哈努克省政府职员中文培训班18日晚在西港港华学校开班,西港港华学校将为当地省政府职员免费提供中文培训服务。
2022-05-19 22:14:00
塔吉克斯坦开展反恐行动
中新社努尔苏丹5月19日电 据外媒19日消息,塔吉克斯坦东部发生武装犯罪团伙袭击事件,造成塔国家安全委员会1名军官牺牲,13名士兵受伤。目前,该国已开始反恐行动。



2022-05-20 01:07:08
俄央行宣布取消美元和欧元之外的现金外币出售管制
中新社莫斯科5月19日电 (记者 田冰)俄罗斯央行19日宣布,自5月20日起,取消除美元和欧元之外的现金外币出售限制。
2022-05-20 01:06:28
最新动态:俄继续驱逐欧洲国家外交人员 美国重开驻乌克兰大使馆
新华社北京5月19日电 综合新华社驻外记者报道:俄罗斯外交部19日宣布,将驱逐葡萄牙和斯洛文尼亚外交人员。美国国务卿布林肯18日发表声明说,美国驻乌克兰大使馆当天正式重新开放。
2022-05-20 00:04:58
美国使馆“蹑手蹑脚”重返乌克兰,背后有何深意?
中新网5月20日电(管娜)当地时间5月18日,美国驻乌克兰大使馆重新开放。与此同时,空缺3年的美国驻乌克兰大使一职,也经过参议院批准,由资深外交官布丽奇特·布林克担任。
2022-05-19 23:40:26
拜登访韩日 搞“小圈子”又有新花样
新华社北京5月19日电 (国际观察)拜登访韩日 搞“小圈子”又有新花样
2022-05-19 23:37:22
印尼总统宣布本月23日起解除食用油出口禁令
中新社雅加达5月19日电 (记者 林永传)印尼总统佐科19日在雅加达总统府宣布,将从本月23日起重新开放该国的食用油出口。
2022-05-19 23:21:43
中国康希诺生物新冠疫苗被列入世卫组织紧急使用清单
(抗击新冠肺炎)中国康希诺生物新冠疫苗被列入世卫组织紧急使用清单
2022-05-19 22:14:43
首批柬埔寨西哈努克省政府职员中文培训班开班
中新社金边5月19日电 (记者 欧阳开宇)首批柬埔寨西哈努克省政府职员中文培训班18日晚在西港港华学校开班,西港港华学校将为当地省政府职员免费提供中文培训服务。
2022-05-19 22:14:00
塔吉克斯坦开展反恐行动
中新社努尔苏丹5月19日电 据外媒19日消息,塔吉克斯坦东部发生武装犯罪团伙袭击事件,造成塔国家安全委员会1名军官牺牲,13名士兵受伤。目前,该国已开始反恐行动。
2022-05-19 21:57:44
漠视人权、驰名“双标”!美国有何脸面召开“抗疫峰会”?
近日,美国联合伯利兹、德国、印度尼西亚和塞内加尔等国通过视频方式共同举办第二届“新冠疫情全球峰会”,鼓吹美抗疫贡献,彰显美全球抗疫“领导力”。美是否真如宣传所说“抗疫全球领先”“人权世界楷模”?细数美过去几年的斑斑劣迹,确有几项全球领先——
2022-05-19 21:56:34
新华国际时评:抗疫与“民主”,风马牛不相及的西式逻辑
新华社北京5月18日电 题:抗疫与“民主”,风马牛不相及的西式逻辑
2022-05-19 21:56:08
新华国际时评:百万生命逝去,美国叙事的“皇帝新装”被事实戳穿
新华社北京5月18日电 题:百万生命逝去,美国叙事的“皇帝新装”被事实戳穿
2022-05-19 21:23:49
麦夸里岛海域7.1级强震或引发局地海啸 不会对中国沿岸造成影响
中新社北京5月19日电 (记者 阮煜琳)中国自然资源部海啸预警中心消息,北京时间2022年5月19日18时13分,麦夸里岛地区太平洋海域发生7.1级地震,地震可能会在震源周围引发局地海啸,但不会对中国沿岸造成影响。
2022-05-19 21:21:55
俄乌局势进展:联合国秘书长忧粮食危机加剧 克罗地亚总统反对芬兰瑞典入北约
中新社北京5月19日电 综合消息:联合国秘书长古特雷斯18日警告称,俄乌冲突将加剧全球粮食危机,他呼吁恢复乌克兰的粮食运输以及俄罗斯和白俄罗斯的粮食、化肥出口。同日,北约成员国土耳其、克罗地亚有关方面表态称,反对芬兰、瑞典加入该组织。此外,乌克兰当天决定,将该国的国家战时状态延长90天。
2022-05-19 21:20:15
缅甸国家管理委员会宣布新一轮和谈5月20日开始
当地时间5月19日下午,缅甸国家管理委员会举行新闻发布会,发言人佐敏吞表示新一轮和谈将自5月20日开始,包括南掸军、佤联军、勐腊军、新孟邦党等十支民族地方武装的代表将参加和谈,其中有三支民族武装的领导人出席会谈。
2022-05-19 21:12:42
澳大利亚麦夸里岛附近海域发生6.9级地震
新华社悉尼5月19日电(记者郝亚琳)澳大利亚麦夸里岛附近海域19日发生6.9级地震。目前尚无人员伤亡和财产损失报告。
2022-05-19 20:47:00
国际政经界发声:北约东扩是霸权主义逻辑
多国人士表示,此次乌克兰冲突发生的根本原因是北约扩张。北约为了遏制俄罗斯发展,选择以牺牲乌克兰民众的生命为代价。
2022-05-19 20:13:31
首届“中日韩线上马拉松大赛”启动仪式在韩举行
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