青年人英语专业四八级考试网http://www.qnr.cn/waiyu/ensiba/ 2010-3月1日 类型:体育——冬奥闭幕

The 2010 Winter Olympics were officially over after a spectacular closing ceremony. Its opening and closing spectacular all took place under a closed roof. A festive crowd of 60,000 jammed into the stadium for the closing ceremony. The Olympic flag was lowered during the event and presented to Sochi(索契) of Russia who will host the next Winter Games in 2014. Anatoly Pakhomov, the mayor of Sochi, received the flag from Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson.

On the whole, the hosts took the overwhelming first place, winning also seven silver and five bronze medals. They are followed by Germany with 10 gold, 13 silver and 7 bronze awards. Americans are third with 9 gold, 15 silver and 13 bronze awards. The US team gained victory by the number of awards-37. Germany has 30 awards and Canada – 26.

2010-3月1日 类型:灾难——智利地震

The Chilean government says the death toll of the magnitude-8.8 earthquake has reached 708 and is likely to increase as rescue goes on.

The president says food distribution will begin to help the affected people to stand up to the difficulties.

Also 10,000 troops of the Armed Forces and of the Chilean Police will be deployed in the affected areas to guarantee the security and to collaborate on the aid delivery.

2010-2月20日 类型:灾难——巴西海难

A sailing ship owned by a Canadian school sank off the coast of Brazil in strong winds, but all 64 passengers have been rescued from rafts. Brazil's Navy said a distress signal was picked up from the ship Thursday afternoon. It was located about 300 miles off the coast of Rio de Janeiro. The Concordia is owned by West Island College International in Nova Scotia.

2010-2月14日 类型:灾难 ——印度恐怖主义袭击

青年人英语专业四八级考试网http://www.qnr.cn/waiyu/ensiba/ At least eight people were killed and 53 others were injured in an apparent terrorist attack in the western Indian city of Pune.

Police said the blast took place at a landmark German Bakery in a wealthy district, and that among the killed were three foreigners.

2010-1月15日 类型:灾难——海地地震

Haitian President Rene Preval is pleading for assistance after Tuesday's 7.3-magnitude earthquake rocked Haiti's capital of Port-au-Prince bringing devastating catastrophe. The quake collapsed buildings including Preval's presidential residence, parliament, the tax office, and numerous schools and hospitals.

The exact number of casualties is too early to be determined but the operation coordinator of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies estimates up to 100,000 people may have perished in the quake.

A Chinese emergency rescue team has arrived in Port-au-Prince along with 10 tons of food, equipment and medicines.

China's Red Cross Society has pledged to donate 1 million dollars in emergency aid, while the World Bank has pledged 100 million dollars to support recovery and reconstruction.

Additional search and rescue teams from other countries, including the United States, are on their way to aid in rescue efforts. 2009-3-23 类型:灾难——日本货机爆炸

A FedEx cargo plane(货机), crash-lands(迫降), at Japan's Narita International Airport(日本成田国际机场).. Red Cross officials say both pilots were killed. Television footage showed the plane explode, shortly after one of its wings, clipped the ground. Reports say the flight from Guangzhou, China, was trying to land in windy conditions.

2009-4-13 类型:国际政治——美古关系改善

U.S. President Barack Obama has lifted restrictions on travel and money transfers by Cuban- Americans to Cuba.A statement said supporting the Cuban people's desire to freely determine their future and that of their country is in the national interest of the United States.

青年人英语专业四八级考试网http://www.qnr.cn/waiyu/ensiba/ Former Cuban Leader Fidel Castro says U.S. measures to ease restrictions on trips by Cuban-Americans to Cuba were positive, but minimum they could do.

Castro says many other measures are missing, including the elimination of the Law of Cuban Adjustment.

The 1966 law, which the U.S. exclusively applies to Cuba, grants Cubans who reach US soil automatic residency

2009-4-20 类型:国际政治——西班牙埃塔组织领导人被捕

The military leader of the Basque separatist group, ETA, has been arrested in France.

Spain's Interior Ministry says Jurdan Martitegi Lizaso was captured by the French police in southeast France as part of joint cross-border operation with Spain.

He was the third leader of ETA to be arrested in less than six months. 2009-4-29 类型:灾难——H1N1 flu(Swine flu )开始流行

Mexico's Health Minister Jose Angel Cordova said late Tuesday that the probable death toll from swine flu in Mexico has risen to 159, up from the 152 suspected cases announced earlier Tuesday.

Meanwhile, the swine flu crisis continues to spread worldwide. At least 16 countries have confirmed or suspected infections. This comes, as the World Health Organization admits the virus is too widespread to be contained.

It has raised its global alert level, but stopped short of declaring a full-blown pandemic.

There are 64 confirmed cases in the United States and eight cases in Canada.

The US is reacting as if the swine flu outbreak is already a full pandemic. Countries in Asia and the Middle East are the latest to confirm virus-related cases.

Oil prices have dropped, amid worries; the outbreak would hurt air travel, and hit demand.

青年人英语专业四八级考试网http://www.qnr.cn/waiyu/ensiba/ China's Ministry of Health has confirmed that a man in the southern province of Guangdong has tested positive for the H1N1 flu virus.

The patient, who recently returned from a trip to the U.S. and Canada, is the fourth confirmed case in the Chinese mainland. A suspected case of H1N1 flu has been reported in Tibet. A female tourist from Italy is currently being treated in a local hospital for flu-like symptoms.23 foreign nationals who traveled with her are now under quarantine at a local hotel. 2009-5-21 类型:灾难——印尼空难

The death toll of Indonesia's Air force Hercules (大力神运输机) plane crash in East Java (爪哇)reached 71, with 27 others wounded, the health ministry said on Wednesday.

Health official reported that there were 15 fatalities in Sudono Hospital with nine people injured, and there were 57 deaths at Iswahyudi Hospital, with 19 people injured, head of crisis center of the Ministry Rustam Pakaya said.

However the identification and checking on the victims was being conducting, he said. \must be avoided two pieces of one body to be counted into two persons,\he told Xinhua.

The final result would be announced later after the officials completed their works, said Pakaya.

The Hercules was reported to have ploughed into homes on the ground as it crashed and caught fire in Magetan. The plane C-130 Hercules Alpha 1325 was on its way from Halim Perdanakusuma Airport in Jakarta for Biak in Papua when it crashed only fours kilometer from Iswahyudi Airport. A metro television footage showed the body of the plane was broken into two parts and burnt into flames. 2009-5-21 类型:灾难——伊拉克爆炸

Iraqi police say at least 34 people have been killed and 72 injured in a car bomb explosion in northwest Baghdad.

An explosive-laden vehicle exploded near a popular restaurant Wednesday evening, destroying at least 10 cars and damaging several shops nearby. 2009-6-2 类型:金融危机——通用破产保护

In the largest industrial bankruptcy ever seen in U.S. history, General Motors has filed for bankruptcy protection.

青年人英语专业四八级考试网http://www.qnr.cn/waiyu/ensiba/ Hoping to reemerge (重新出现) from bankruptcy protection as a new company within 60 to 90 days, GM will close 11 U.S. factories and idle three others to slash its operating costs.

The GM bankruptcy will also lead to the loss of hundreds of dealers and suppliers as well as hundreds of thousands of jobs.

However, an overnight statement from GM said the impact of its U.S. parent's bankruptcy will be minimal to its China business.

President Barack Obama has promised an additional 30 billion dollars to the carmaker.

2009-6-2 类型:灾难——法航失事

French President Nicolas Sarkozy says chances of finding any survivors are \board vanished over the Atlantic Ocean.

Air France said earlier the plane was probably hit by lightning and suffered an electrical failure while flying through a storm. The Airbus A330 left Rio de Janeiro on Sunday night for Paris.

The 228 people aboard were from 32 countries, most of whom are French and Brazilians. 8 Chinese nationals were also on board.

The French and Brazilian militaries have been searching around the area where the plane disappeared.

2009-6-2 类型:灾难——重庆山体滑坡

Rescuers have recovered seven bodies from the debris of Friday's landslide in southwest China, as the search continues to find the 65 people still missing.

More than 400 experts, technicians and rescuers have joined the operation in Chongqing.

So far they have carried out two explosions at the site to enable the drilling of holes in order to send food and air to 27 trapped miners. 2009-6-10 类型:灾难——巴基斯坦爆炸

At least 11 people have been killed in a suicide bomb blast at a five-star hotel in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar.

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