BBC英语新闻:纽约爆炸案嫌疑犯被拘留

来源:普特英语听力 2019-01-25

BBC NEWS

2016.09.21
BBC News with Jerry Smit.
 
A man wanted in connection with bomb attacks of the weekend in New York and New Jersey has been taken into custody after exchanging gunfire with police. Hes been named as Ahmad Khan Rahami, a 28-year-old US citizen of Afghan descent. He was wounded during the arrest operation near his home in New Jersey. Two police officers were also injured.
 
War planes in Syria have started bombing the city of Aleppo shortly after the army announced that a week-long ceasefire was over. Activists say a number of people have been killed or wounded in the air strikes on rebel held districts in Aleppo at nearby villages.
 
The authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo say 17 people have been killed in the latest protest against President Joseph Kabila. The interior minister said demonstrators in the capital Kinshasa have tried to stage insurrection.
 
A major United Nations summit on refugees and migrants is underway in New York. It began with a warning from a group representing migrants that many were trapped into dead bondage, trafficked, tricked into slavery and denied basic rights.
 
Talks between the Swiss government and the European Union about allowing Switzerland some control over immigration from the EU have ended without agreement. Swiss voters narrowly backed the introduction of quotas on the EU migrants more than two years ago. And Swiss negotiators have been tried to strike a deal with Brussels ever since.
 
The French interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve says the security forces have broken up nearly 30 people smuggling networks trying to bring migrants into the UK so far this year. He said 30 migrants have been deported on Tuesday on what was the 56th flight of its kind this year.
 
Italy's foreign ministry says that two Italian citizens have been kidnapped in Libya. The ministry said they were seized in the desert, but gave no further details. BBC News.




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