来源:普特英语听力 2019-03-10
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She was taking part in a peaceful protest in central Cairo, not far from Tahrir Square, the scene of the popular uprising against long-time President, Hosni Mubarak, 3 years earlier. After a month of denying that the police used live ammunition, the authorities have relented to public pressure and put the officer suspected of shooting her on trial.

Aid agencies in Yemen have called for an immediate ceasefire in the northern province of Saada, the Houthis heartland that's been subject to intensified bombing by the Saudi-led coalition. The Saudis have told all civilians to leave the region. World news from the BBC.

Key Phrases/Words

1. uprising n. 起义,暴动

2. live ammunition 实弹,真枪实弹

3. relent v. 收敛,变温和

4. ceasefire n. 停火,停战(通常指永久性的)