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来源:BBC 2019-03-26

BBC news

2017-07-17

BBC News with Jerry Smit.

China has rejected international criticism of its treatment to the Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo, who died of liver cancer on Thursday. It said the handling of his case was a domestic matter and foreign countries were in no position to make improper remarks. There's been no mention of his death in local media.

A US judge has ordered that grandparents from 6 mainly Muslim countries be allowed to visit family members in America. It's the latest twist in President Trump's attempts to introduce a travel ban. The Supreme Court had ruled that although a temporary ban could be introduced, it could not be enforced against people with bona fide relationships to people in the US. The Trump administration has said this covered parents but not grandparents.

Israeli police have killed 3 attackers who opened fire on officers in Jerusalem. Police said 3 officers were injured, 2 of them seriously. The Israeli authorities said the men started firing before running away towards the holy sites in the old city where they were killed.

The former President of Peru, Ollanta Humala, and his wife, Nadine Heredia, turned themselves in after a judge ordered that they be jailed for 18 months. The judge ruled in favor of a prosecutor's request to have them jailed while money laundering charges are prepared against them.

President Trump has apparently changed his idea of a physical border wall along the entire US border with Mexico. Mr. Trump said only a small extension to the existing structure would be required, but he wanted that to be see-through, so the border guards could not be hit on the head by bundles of drugs tossed over by smugglers.

And the Coco Islands has created one of the world's largest marine reserves, covering nearly 2 million square kilometers of the Pacific Ocean. The environmentalist whose idea it was said it would allow the ocean a chance to heal.

BBC News.




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