(1月18日) (滚动更新) 世界新闻 – English 英语简报

EU denounces violence against anti-coup protesters in Sudan

The European Union’s foreign policy chief says Sudan’s military rulers have shown an unwillingness to negotiate a peaceful settlement to the country’s ongoing crisis

Source: World | 19 Jan 2022 | 12:30 am(NZT)

Texas synagogue hostage taker was known to MI5

Malik Faisal Akram, who took four people hostage in the US, was investigated in 2020 by UK services.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Jan 2022 | 12:29 am(NZT)

Tonga tsunami sparks ‘unprecedented disaster’, government says

Tonga’s government gives its first statement since a deadly tsunami to hit the island nation.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Jan 2022 | 12:29 am(NZT)

Satellite photos show aftermath of Abu Dhabi oil site attack

Satellite photos obtained by The Associated Press appear to show the aftermath of a fatal attack on an oil facility in the capital of the United Arab Emirates claimed by Yemen’s Houthi rebels

Source: World | 19 Jan 2022 | 12:26 am(NZT)

Johnson deputy expects PM to lead for ‘many years’

But the deputy PM backs Boris Johnson after he is accused of misleading MPs over a No 10 garden party.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Jan 2022 | 12:20 am(NZT)

Colombia saw 145 activists killed in 2021, ombudsman says

Most of the killings were linked to illegal armed groups, the human rights ombudsman says.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Jan 2022 | 12:19 am(NZT)

Ashling Murphy: Teacher’s murder a ‘depraved act of violence’

Mourners at Ashling Murphy’s funeral are told her family has been “robbed of a precious gift”.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Jan 2022 | 12:18 am(NZT)

My2022: Beijing Olympics app vulnerable to data breaches, analysts warn

A mandatory Covid-monitoring app to be used by all Games attendees has security risks, analysts warn.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Jan 2022 | 12:17 am(NZT)

Barbeary one of six uncapped players in England Six Nations squad

In-form Wasps back row Alfie Barbeary is one of six uncapped players in England’s 36-man Six Nations squad.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Jan 2022 | 12:15 am(NZT)

In a hotel room in Albania, Afghan women await new lives — and watch their homeland collapse

The winter sky in Albania is gray and the air is damp. We’re living by the sea. It’s our first time ever actually seeing a sea, but it’s too cold to dip our toes in. It feels expansive and full of possibility, yet devastatingly out of our reach — just like parts of our new lives.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 19 Jan 2022 | 12:11 am(NZT)

About a dozen killed in airstrikes on Yemeni capital in retaliation for Houthi attack on UAE

The United Arab Emirates said it would hold accountable the perpetrators of a strike on its port that killed three.

Source: World | 19 Jan 2022 | 12:01 am(NZT)

South Korean president in Saudi Arabia, meets crown prince

South Korea’s leader has landed in Saudi Arabia, where he was greeted in Riyadh by the kingdom’s crown prince and an honor guard marching band

Source: World | 18 Jan 2022 | 11:41 pm(NZT)

Israeli police accused of using Pegasus spyware on domestic opponents of Netanyahu

Police have denied the allegations after an investigation from an Israeli outlet found that the military-grade spy software is being used against the country’s citizens.

Source: World | 18 Jan 2022 | 11:33 pm(NZT)

Real Madrid legend Gento – only player to have won six European Cups – dies aged 88

Real Madrid and Spain legend Francisco “Paco” Gento, the only man to have won six European Cups, dies aged 88.

Source: BBC News – Home | 18 Jan 2022 | 11:30 pm(NZT)

Maltese legislator elected European Parliament president

Christian Democrat Roberta Metsola of Malta has been elected president of the European Union’s parliament following the death of Socialist David Sassoli last week

Source: World | 18 Jan 2022 | 11:25 pm(NZT)

French skier investigated over collision with British girl

A skier who hit a five-year-old in the French Alps who then died faces a possible charge of manslaughter.

Source: BBC News – Home | 18 Jan 2022 | 11:22 pm(NZT)

Despite huge volcano blast, Tonga avoids widespread disaster

Despite sitting almost on top of the volcano that erupted so violently, the Pacific nation of Tonga appears to have avoided the widespread disaster that many initially feared

Source: World | 18 Jan 2022 | 11:20 pm(NZT)

Hong Kong to kill 2,000 hamsters because of suspected animal-to-human coronavirus transmission

After nearly a dozen hamsters tested positive for the coronavirus at a pet store, authorities say they may have infected the employees.

Source: World | 18 Jan 2022 | 11:05 pm(NZT)

Russia-Ukraine crisis: UK sending weapons to defend Ukraine, says defence secretary

The defence secretary says he is sending short-range anti-tank missiles amid Russian invasion fears.

Source: BBC News – Home | 18 Jan 2022 | 11:15 am(NZT)

Tonga tsunami: Anxious wait for news after Tonga cut off

Two days on, the scale of the damage is unclear, with communications extremely limited.

Source: BBC News – Home | 18 Jan 2022 | 11:07 am(NZT)

Saudi led-coalition launches airstrikes on Yemeni capital after deadly Houthi drone strike in Abu Dhabi

A Houthi drone attack near Abu Dhabi airport killed at least three people and sparked multiple explosions in the United Arab Emirates’ capital on Monday.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 18 Jan 2022 | 10:53 am(NZT)

Texas synagogue siege: Rabbi describes escape from gunman

Charlie Cytron-Walker was one of four people taken hostage by British citizen Malik Faisal Akram.

Source: BBC News – Home | 18 Jan 2022 | 10:51 am(NZT)

BBC licence fee to be frozen at £159 for two years, government confirms

Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries outlined the settlement in the House of Commons on Monday.

Source: BBC News – Home | 18 Jan 2022 | 10:33 am(NZT)

Sudanese forces kill at least seven during anti-coup protests, medics say

At least seven protesters were shot dead by Sudanese security forces on Monday during anti-coup rallies in the capital Khartoum, according to the civilian-allied Sudanese Central Doctors Committee (SCDC).

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 18 Jan 2022 | 10:01 am(NZT)

Bayern Munich’s Lewandowski wins Best Fifa men’s award

Bayern Munich and Poland striker Robert Lewandowski is named the Best Fifa Men’s Player of the Year.

Source: BBC News – Home | 18 Jan 2022 | 9:49 am(NZT)

A community’s grief over murdered teacher

Ashling Murphy’s priest reflects on a community’s grief ahead of the murdered teacher’s funeral.

Source: BBC News – Home | 18 Jan 2022 | 9:30 am(NZT)

Anne Frank betrayal suspect identified after 77 years

A new investigation identifies a suspect who may have told the Nazis about the Jewish diarist’s hideout.

Source: BBC News – Home | 18 Jan 2022 | 9:29 am(NZT)

Barcelona’s Putellas wins Best Fifa award & Hayes named best coach

Barcelona midfielder Alexia Putellas is named the Best Fifa Women’s Player of the Year.

Source: BBC News – Home | 18 Jan 2022 | 9:26 am(NZT)

Braintree missing cat found after owner hears meow on vet’s phone

Barnaby’s owner recognises his distinctive meow while on the phone to her vet.

Source: BBC News – Home | 18 Jan 2022 | 8:41 am(NZT)

Opinion: For Putin, Kazakhstan is a domino too big to fall

As a series of high-level talks between the United States, European allies and Russia wind down this week, an uptick in Moscow’s military muscle on its borders will remain a preoccupation of western diplomats long after they return to their duty stations.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 18 Jan 2022 | 8:27 am(NZT)

Russia-Ukraine crisis: Why Brussels fears Europe is ‘closest to war’ in decades

Fears are rising over Russia’s plans to shake up the region, writes BBC Europe editor Katya Adler.

Source: BBC News – Home | 18 Jan 2022 | 8:19 am(NZT)

Channel migrants: Armed forces set to take over English Channel operations

One Tory MP calls the plans “rushed” and says they will be a distraction for the military.

Source: BBC News – Home | 18 Jan 2022 | 7:40 am(NZT)

Hosts Cameroon top Afcon group with Cape Verde draw

Hosts Cameroon confirm top spot in Group A at the Africa Cup of Nations following a 1-1 draw with Cape Verde.

Source: BBC News – Home | 18 Jan 2022 | 7:24 am(NZT)

Family of elderly Palestinian American who died after Israeli detention demands international inquiry

New details emerged suggesting Omar Assad lost consciousness while still being held by Israeli soldiers.

Source: World | 18 Jan 2022 | 6:30 am(NZT)

Tonga eruption: How its impact spread so widely and violently

The impact of a massive eruption in Pacific has been felt around the world.

Source: BBC News – Home | 18 Jan 2022 | 5:52 am(NZT)

Tonga tsunami: Body of Briton Angela Glover found, says brother

Angela Glover’s brother says her body was found after she was swept away trying to rescue her dogs.

Source: BBC News – Home | 18 Jan 2022 | 5:51 am(NZT)

Who are the Houthis and why did they attack Abu Dhabi?

The rebels took over the Yemeni capital of Sanaa in 2015.

Source: World | 18 Jan 2022 | 5:29 am(NZT)

Everton make contact with Belgium over former manager Martinez

Everton are interested in Belgium manager Roberto Martinez returning to the club and make initial contact with the Belgian Football Association.

Source: BBC News – Home | 18 Jan 2022 | 5:24 am(NZT)

Far-right French presidential candidate Éric Zemmour found guilty of inciting racial hatred

The verdict adds another obstacle to a presidential bid that has lost momentum in recent weeks but may leave a lasting mark on French politics.

Source: World | 18 Jan 2022 | 5:14 am(NZT)

China halts Winter Olympics ticket sales as omicron arrives in Beijing

China had gone to extraordinary lengths to prevent the spread of the highly transmissible new variant in recent weeks, locking down entire cities.

Source: World | 18 Jan 2022 | 4:59 am(NZT)

U.K. government’s reported plan to freeze BBC funding source stirs controversy

The publicly funded British Broadcasting Corp. is one of the most trusted sources of news and a producer of some of the most popular television entertainment in the country.

Source: World | 18 Jan 2022 | 4:42 am(NZT)

Eric Zemmour: Far-right candidate found guilty of hate speech

Eric Zemmour called unaccompanied migrant children coming to France “thieves” and “murderers”.

Source: BBC News – Home | 18 Jan 2022 | 4:19 am(NZT)

When being unvaccinated means being locked out of public life

Two cellists tell how they packed up their things after life became impossible in Venice.

Source: World | 18 Jan 2022 | 3:37 am(NZT)

The Voice: Dutch TV suspends show over sexual misconduct claims

The TV talent show’s band leader Jeroen Rietbergen resigned on Saturday after allegations were made.

Source: BBC News – Home | 18 Jan 2022 | 3:30 am(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 | 18 Jan 2022 | 3:17 am(NZT)

Brentford considering move for Denmark midfielder Eriksen

Brentford speak to Christian Eriksen about the possibility of signing the Denmark midfielder.

Source: BBC News – Home | 18 Jan 2022 | 3:12 am(NZT)

No general ticket sale for Beijing Olympics

Organisers of this year’s Winter Olympics in Beijing have cancel plans to sell tickets to the general public as part of strict Covid-19 restrictions in the Chinese capital.

Source: BBC News – Home | 18 Jan 2022 | 2:37 am(NZT)

How to find a coronavirus test while traveling in Mexico

If you’re not staying at a hotel, where can you get a test? One reporter found out on a recent trip to the Yucatan.

Source: World | 18 Jan 2022 | 2:00 am(NZT)

With Novak Djokovic deported, Australian Open begins under omicron cloud

The tournament the unvaccinated Serb had been favored to win was finally underway without him — but the mood was a little dour.

Source: World | 18 Jan 2022 | 12:43 am(NZT)

More enslaved Africans came to the Americas through this port than anywhere else. Why have so few heard of it?

The Valongo Wharf in Rio de Janeiro has been called the most important site associated with the arrival of enslaved Africans to the Americas. Prosecutors in Brazil accuse the government of neglecting its responsibility to preserve and develop it.

Source: World | 18 Jan 2022 | 12:00 am(NZT)

 

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