导航

VOA慢速英语:法国官方称机上成员无一生还

所属教程:In the News 更新:03-25
00:00/00:00
点击单词,可查看发音和词义哦。

An airplane carrying 150 passengers and crew crashed Tuesday in the French Alps. French officials said all on the plane were killed. The victims include 16 schoolchildren.

一架搭载150人的航班周二的时候在法国阿尔卑斯山附近坠毁。法国官方表示机上成员无一生还。遇难者包括16名学生。

The plane was traveling from Barcelona, Spain, to Dusseldorf, Germany when it went down.

该航班从西班牙巴塞罗那起飞飞往德国杜塞尔多夫途中失事坠毁。

The French Interior Minister said one of the plane's black boxes had been found and would be examined.

法国内政部长说该飞机其中一个黑匣子已经找到,将会对黑匣子数据进行检查。

\

Obama meets with Afghan president Ashraf Ghani

奥巴马会见阿富汗总统阿什拉夫 加尼

President Barack Obama announced Tuesday that the U.S. will not reduce troop numbers in Afghanistan this year. He made the announcement after meeting in Washington with Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani.

奥巴马总统周二的时候宣布美国今年不会从阿富汗撤离全部军事人员。这一决定发表在与阿富汗总统阿什拉夫 加尼在华盛顿会晤之后。

Mr. Ghani had asked the United States to reconsider its withdrawal plan. About 9,800 American soldiers are in Afghanistan to advise and train Afghan troops.

加尼曾要求美国重新考虑其撤军计划。大约有9800名美国士兵在阿富汗帮助训练阿富汗军队。

Mr. Obama had announced plans to cut back the troops numbers to 5,500 by the end of 2015.

奥巴马已经宣布截止到2015年底将军队人数减少到5500人。

Mr. Ghani and Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah also met Monday with other U.S. officials, including Secretary of State John Kerry. Mr. Kerry described the talks as "productive."

加尼和阿富汗首席执行官阿卜杜拉阿卜杜拉在周一的时候还会见了美国其他官员,包括美国国务卿克里。克里称会晤是富有成效的。

Shi'ite rebels clash with opposing militias in Yemen

什叶派叛军与也门政府军发生冲突

Yemen's Shi'ite rebels made progress Tuesday in southern Yemen fighting with militias loyal to the country's current president.

也门什叶派叛军周二的时候在也门南部与效忠于现任总统的政府军队发生冲突并占据上风。

The rebels -- known as Houthis -- entered the town of al-Dhalea and fought fierce gunbattles with militias who support Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi.

胡塞叛军进入al-Dhalea城镇并与支持总统哈迪的民兵组织产生了激战。

To the north in Taiz province, the rebels and soldiers loyal to ousted President Ali Abdullah Saleh clashed with anti-Houthi protesters. The soldiers fired on the protesters, killing at least one.

在塔伊兹省北部,叛军和效忠于被驱逐的总统阿里阿卜杜拉萨利赫与侯赛组织抗议者发生冲突。士兵朝着示威者开枪,至少一人死亡。

____________________________________________________________

Words in the News:

troop – n. a group of soldiers

black box – n. a device on an airplane that records flight information

militia – n. a group of people who are not part of the armed forces of a country but are trained like soldiers

下载听力课堂手机客户端
随时随地练听力!(可离线学英语)