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来源:BBC 2019-03-25

BBC news

2016-11-02

BBC news with Jonathan Izard.

The White House has said it will neither defend nor criticize the decision bythe FBI to inform Congress of a new investigation into Hillary Clinton'semails. The FBI said last week that it had discovered new emails that might involve the Democratic candidate and would determine whether they contained any classified information.

Advancing Iraqi troops are now only about one kilometer from the edge of Mosul, the last big city in the country still held by Islamic state militants. A BBC correspondent travelling with their armed column said it was targeted repeatedlyby IS suicide bombers driving vehicles packed with explosives.

Italian officials have estimated that it would cost around nine billion dollarsto rebuild the towns and villages in central Italy racked by Sunday'searthquake. Speaking after a meeting with ministers and regional leaders, the Prime Minister Mateo Renzi said shipping containers would be used as temporary accommodation while repairs were carried out.

Police in Pakistan are trying to stop thousands of supporters of the opposition politician and former cricketer Imran Khan from taking part a hugeanti-government rally in Islamabad. The police fired tear gas at thousands ofactivists on the main road 80 kilometers outside the city in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province which Mr. Khan 'sparty controls.

Aid workers in Yemen say a Cholera outbreak is worsening. The UN's emergency relief coordinator Steven O'Brien said there were 61 confirmed cases and more than 1700 suspected cases across ten districts. There have been four recorded death, but the real figure is believed to be much higher.

Four Indonesian sailors who were held hostages in Somalia for nearly five years have been reunited with their families. One said they were still scared and traumatized and could hardly believe they were free.

The Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg who is credited with helping tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews to escape the holocaust has been pronounced dead71 years after he disappeared. Sweden said the decision was made after an application from his family. BBC news.




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