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来源:BBC 2019-04-16

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2017-07-30

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The United States and South Korea say North Korea has test fired an intercontinental ballistic missile for the second time. The rocket flew to an altitude of more than 3,000 kilometers before landing off the coast of Japan. Russia disagreed with the assessment, saying the missile was only of medium range.

Pakistan is facing political uncertainty, following the resignation of the Prime Minister, Nawaz Shariff, after he was disqualified from public office by the country's Supreme Court. The Court said Mr. Shariff had been dishonest in not disclosing his earnings from a Dubai-based company. Mr. Shariff has denied any wrongdoing.

A terminally ill baby at the center of a long legal battle in Britain between his parents and hospital authorities has died. Charlie Gard had been moved on the orders of a judge from a hospital to a hospice, where his life support equipment was withdrawn.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says it's planning to regulate the amount of nicotine in cigarettes in an effort to reduce their addictive properties. The FDA also said it would explore ways of shifting conventional smokers to electronic cigarettes.

A man armed with a kitchen knife has launched an attack in a supermarket in the German city of Hamburg, killing one person.

A Venezuelan human rights organization says the police have arrested a young violinist who became famous for his performances during anti-government protests. Wuilly Arteaga was arrested on Thursday.

President Trump has asked Congress to approve extra resources to fight Latin American gangs operating in the United States. Mr. Trump said the U.S. needed 10,000 new immigration officers.

Police in the German capital, Berlin, have praised a person who handed in a lost briefcase containing 40,000 dollars of cash and gold bars. The case was found under a tree outside a bank.

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