BBC news with Neil Nunes.
The offensive to drive Islamic State militants out of Mousul their last major stronghold in Iraq is continuing. Kurdish pro-American fighters have been spearheading the co-campaign, advancing in villages to the east of Mosul clearing the way for Iraqi troops.
The United Nations says it's rushing to complete more emergency camps to house civilians who may be displaced by the battle. EU foreign ministers have strongly condemned Russia for causing what they described as "untold suffering" through its bombing of eastern Aleppo. Moscow has meanwhile announced an eight hours pause for Thursday to allow civilians and rebels to leave Aleppo.
A state-affiliated broadcast in Ethiopia says at least 1000 people have been arrested near the capital Addis Ababa on suspicion of fermenting violence. The mayor of a town Ararsa Merdesa said most of those detained were not locals, but had come from other parts of Oromia region which has been affected by anti-government protest.
Austria’s Interior Minister says the government is to take possession of the house where Adolf Hitler was born and tear it down. The authorities have been concerned that the former guesthouse would attract neo-Nazis worshippers of Hitler.
The Bosnian town of Srebrenica has elected an ethnic Serb as mayor 21 years after Bosnian Serb militaries massacred thousands of Muslims there. Mladen Grujicic has promised to focus on job creation.
Police in the US state of Kentucky have charged three men in connection with the shooting dead of the 15-year-old daughter of the Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay. Trinity Gay died from a neck wound after being caught in the crossfire during a gun fight on Sunday.
The Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra has apologized for modeling a T-shirt. Critics considered it sensitive to the plight of refugees. The top had the words “migrant”, “refugee” and “outsider” crossed out while the word “traveler” stands out.
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Shetland is the last stronghold of otters in the British Isles.
He seemed to spearhead every important city so fearlessly and successfully.
I've got to rush. Got a meeting in a few minutes.
我得赶紧走了 。几分钟后要开个会 。
4.ferment vt.& vi.使发酵；使骚动；酝酿
Winter ferment a silvery dream.
The face of the worshipper must be turned towards Mecca.
He is more a sprinter than a swimmer.
The issue of foreign troops on Turkish soil is a sensitive one.
1.Kurdish pro-American fighters have been spearheading the co-campaign, advancing in villages to the east of Mosul clearing the way for Iraqi troops.
clear the way for扫清障碍
The talks are meant to clear the way for formal negotiations on a new constitution.
2.A state-affiliated broadcast in Ethiopia says at least 1000 people have been arrested near the capital Addis Ababa on suspicion of fermenting violence.
on suspicion of有嫌疑
He was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.
3.Austria’s Interior Minister says the government is to take possession of the house where Adolf Hitler was born and tear it down.
The city will tear down the building and create a park.
联合国表示，他们正加快时间完成更多紧急营地，用来容纳可能因战争而流离失所的平民。欧盟各国外交部长强烈谴责俄罗斯轰炸阿勒颇东部造成平民“难以言说的痛苦” 。与此同时，莫斯科宣布周四实施历时八小时的停火，允许平民和叛军离开阿勒颇 。
埃塞俄比亚一家国有广播公司表示，首都亚的斯亚贝巴附近至少1000人因涉嫌酝酿暴力活动而被捕。小镇Ararsa Merdesa镇长表示，大部分被捕者并不是本地人，而是来自受反政府抗议活动影响的奥罗米亚地区其他地方 。
波斯尼亚小镇斯雷布雷尼察选举一名塞尔维亚人为镇长，距离波斯尼亚塞族军队在这里屠杀数千名穆斯林已经21年。Mladen Grujicic承诺将努力创造就业机会 。
美国肯塔基州警方控告三名男子枪杀奥运短跑冠军泰森·盖伊(Tyson Gay)15岁的女儿。崔尼迪(Trinity Gay)周日卷入枪战交火，颈部受伤死亡 。
宝莱坞女明星朴雅卡·乔普拉(Priyanka Chopra)由于做模特拍照时穿的一件T恤而道歉。批评家称这让处于困境中的难民受到了伤害 。这件T恤上的单词“移民”，“难民”和“局外人”被划掉，而“游客”这个词则非常惹眼 。