BBC英语新闻: 朝鲜执行了其最大规模的核试验,朴谨慧认为这是自我毁灭

来源:普特英语听力 2019-04-16

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2016.09.12

BBC news with x.
 
North Korea has carried out its biggest nuclear test yet. South Korean officials say it may have been twice as powerful as previous detonations, causing a 5.3-magnitude seismic event at the North's main test site. Pyongyang said the test was of a newly-developed nuclear warhead, and added it was now capable of putting a new nuclear device on media-ranged ballistic missiles.
 
The South Korean President, x, has condemned the test as an act of self-destruction, saying it would only add to the North's international isolation. Ms. Park has held emergency talks with officials, and has spoken to President Obama by phone. China said it was firmly opposed to the tests.
 
The U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, and his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, will hold more talks in Geneva in today to try to secure a nationwide truce in Syria. The two men have been meeting on and off for weeks, but several sticking points remain.
 
French technicians have restarted the cable cars in the French Alps, which were stuck last evening possibly due to high winds. More than 30 people were stranded.
 
The former head of Argentina's Air Force has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for the abduction of a left-wing activist couple during the military dictatorship nearly 40 years ago. The 90-year-old former commander was convicted of sending intelligence agents to kidnap the couple in 1978.
 
A major British review of evidence about drugs, known as x, has concluded that their benefits had been underestimated, and the harms exaggerated. The report in the Lancet medical journal says the drugs can cut the risk of strokes and heart attacks in both high- and low-risks patients.
 
And the Kenyan athlete, x, has won the first Paralympic gold medal for his country at the Rio Games. x triumphed in the 5000 metres.
 




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