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全球感染冠状病毒病例超过6000万

发布者: 千缘 | 发布时间: 2020-12-1 00:53| 查看数: 182| 评论数: 0|



BBC News with Danielle Jalowiecka

One of the world’s greatest footballer Diego Maradona has died aged 60. The Argentine superstar is understood to have suffered a heart attack at his home. Maradona had long struggled with the substance abuse and ill heath but said playing football always gave him great joy and was like touching the sky with your hands. Argentina has declared 3 days of mourning. One of Maradona’s former clubs Naples said his death was a devastating blow. Brazil’s football legend Pele said he felt sure that one day they would both kick a ball together up in the sky.

The US President-elect Joe Biden has called on Americans to redouble their efforts against coronavirus. Speaking on the eve of Thanksgiving, he urged people to remember that they were at war with the virus, not with each other.

Figures from John Hopkins University in the United States showed that more than 60 million cases of coronavirus had been detected worldwide. At least 1,415,000 people have died.

Iranian television has announced the release of a British-Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert, who spent 2 years in detention on spying charges. It’s said she was freed as a swap for 3 Iranians jailed abroad.

A British foreign office minister has resigned after the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak announced a cut in overseas aid. The minister Baroness Sugg called the decision fundamentally wrong. The Archbishop of Canterbury called it shameful.

Cyclone Nivar has made landfall on the Indian state of Tamil Nadu with torrentialdownpours in coastal areas. It’s bringing wind up to 120 kilometers an hour.

BBC news.

chancellor

[ˈtʃɑːnsələ(r)]

n.大臣; 总理; (英国大学的) 名誉校长; 校长

landfall

[ˈlændfɔːl]

n.(航海或飞行后) 初见陆地,踏上陆地

torrential

[təˈrenʃl]

adj.倾泻的; 如注的

downpour

[ˈdaʊnpɔː(r)]

n.倾盆大雨; 暴雨; 骤雨


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