The Indonesian government declared its intention to move its capital. Jakarta, with a population of 30m, is congested and polluted. Although a new location has not yet been chosen, Palangkaraya, a city of 260,000 in the Indonesian part of Borneo, is being considered.
印尼政府宣布打算迁都 。拥有3000万人口的雅加达拥挤不堪，污染严重 。虽然新址尚未选定，不过政府正在考虑加里曼丹省拥有26万人口的帕朗卡拉亚市 。
Riots engulfed Honiara, the capital of the Solomon Islands, after parliament picked Manasseh Sogavare to serve a fourth non-consecutive term as prime minister. An opponent had secured a court order delaying the vote, but the governor-general ignored it.
在议会选举玛拿西·索加瓦雷第四次担任总理后，骚乱席卷了所罗门群岛首都霍尼亚拉 。一位反对者获得了推迟投票的法院命令，但总督不予理睬 。
William Barr, America’s attorney-general, was grilled in Congress over his handling of the publication of the Mueller report. Mr Barr issued a summary of the report before its full publication, but two letters emerged this week from Robert Mueller criticising that summary for its lack of context.
美国司法部长威廉·巴尔(William Barr)因其对穆勒报告的处理方式在国会受到严厉质询 。巴尔在整篇报告发布前发表了一份摘要，但罗伯特·穆勒(Robert Mueller)本周发表了两封信，批评这份摘要缺乏背景 。
A gunman opened fire at a synagogue near San Diego, killing a woman. The 19-year-old suspect had posted an anti-Semitic diatribe online shortly beforehand. The Anti-Defamation League recorded a big increase in the harassment of, and assaults on, Jews in America last year.
一名枪手在圣地亚哥附近的犹太教堂开枪，杀死一名女性 。这名19岁的嫌疑人不久前在网上发布了反犹太的谩骂言论 。反诽谤联盟记录显示，去年美国对犹太人的骚扰和攻击大幅增加 。
Joe Biden said he would seek the Democratic nomination for president of the United States. He went to Pennsylvania, where he touted his working-class credentials and played down the kind of identity politics that his rivals espouse. The 76-year-old former vice-president is leading the polls at this early stage.
乔·拜登表示，他将寻求民主党总统候选人提名 。他前往宾夕法尼亚州，在那里他凸显自身的工人阶级资历，并淡化了竞争对手宣扬的身份政治 。目前，这位76岁的前副总统在民调中领先 。
A court ruled that Michigan’s congressional districts had been drawn by the state legislature to favour Republicans and ordered that they be redrawn in time for the 2020 election. Several courts have ruled that partisan gerrymandering can be unconstitutional.
一家法院裁定，密歇根州的国会选区是由州立法机构为支持共和党人而划定的，并下令在2020年大选前重新划分选区 。几家法院裁定，党派间的不公正划分选区可能违反宪法 。
Spain’s ruling Socialist Party won the most seats in a general election, though it is still well short of a majority. Pedro Sánchez, the prime minister, may try to continue in office as head of a minority government, or cobble together a coalition. There are obstacles to reaching a deal with either Podemos or Ciudadanos, two possible partners. Vox, a nationalist party, entered parliament for the first time.
西班牙执政党社会主义党在大选中领先，但仍远未获得多数席位 。西班牙总理佩德罗·桑切斯(Pedro Sanchez)可能会继续担任少数党政府的首脑，或者组建一个联合政府 。与“Podemos”（我们可以党）或“Ciudadanos”（公民党）这两个可能的合作伙伴达成协议存在障碍 。民族主义政党Vox首次进入议会 。
The president of France, Emmanuel Macron, made new promises after long talks with voters. They included tax cuts, tax exemptions for bonuses and a commitment to close the elite civil-service college, ENA. The gilets jaunes protesters seemed unmollified. More than 200 arrests were made in Paris during riots on May Day.
法国总统马克龙在与选民进行了长时间的会谈后做出新的承诺 。其中包括减税、免税津贴以及关闭国家行政学院学院ENA的承诺 。黄背心的抗议者们似乎还没有平静下来 。在“劳动节”骚乱期间，巴黎有200多人被逮捕 。
Julian Assange was sentenced by a British court to 50 weeks in prison for jumping bail in 2012, when he took refuge in the Ecuadorean embassy in London. Mr Assange still faces extradition to America, where he has been charged in relation to the leak of a trove of classified documents by WikiLeaks, which he founded.
2012年，朱利安·阿桑奇(Julian Assange)因在保释期逃脱被英国一家法院判处50周监禁，当时他逃至厄瓜多尔驻伦敦大使馆避难 。阿桑奇仍面临被引渡到美国的风险，美国方面指控他与其创建的维基解密泄露大量机密文件有关 。
Gavin Williamson was sacked as Britain’s defence secretary for leaking information from a national-security meeting that had discussed allowing Huawei to build 5G networks. Theresa May, the prime minister, dismissed him after a speedy inquiry. Mr Williamson denies the allegation and complains of a “kangaroo court”. The new defence secretary is Penny Mordaunt, who wrongly claimed during the Brexit campaign that as an eu member Britain would have no veto if Turkey tried to join the European Union.
英国国防大臣加文·威廉姆森(Gavin Williamson)因泄露国家安全会议的信息被解职，该会议曾讨论允许华为建设5G网络 。经过快速调查，英国首相特蕾莎·梅(Theresa May)解雇了他 。但威廉姆森否认了“袋鼠法庭”的指控和申诉 。新任国防部长佩妮·莫道特曾在英国脱欧运动中有争议地宣称，如果土耳其加入欧盟，英国作为欧盟成员国没有否决权 。
1.court order 法院命令
Money which a court order a husband to pay regularly to his separate or divorce wife.
2.kangaroo court 袋鼠法庭；非法法庭
A "kangaroo court" means that there has been a fast and unfair legal procedure.
“袋鼠法庭”（kangaroo court）指的是美国潦草而不公正的审判程序 。
3.in relation to 关于；涉及
He is the sixth person to be arrested in relation to the coup plot.
4.general election 大选
He said he would seek to unify the Conservative Party and win the next general election.