BBC news with Julie Candler.
The speaker of the US House of Representatives Paul Ryan says he won't defend or campaign with the Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Instead,he has been making sure that Hillary Clinton did not get a blank check and that both houses of Congress did not go to the Democrats.
The BBC has learned that Saudi Arabia has privately accepted that one of its own coalition warplanes bombed a funeral in the Yemeni capital killing at least 140 people. The Saudis have initiated an investigation into the incident in which more than 500 people were also wounded.
The UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon says massive response is required to help Haiti recover from the devastation caused by hurricane Matthew, he says some towns and villages have been wiped off the map.
Russia and Turkey have signed a deal to construct two pipelines to send Russian gas under the Black Sea to Turkey, a project known as Turks Dream. One pipeline will be for Turkish domestic consumption, the other will supply southeast Europe bypassing Ukraine.
The Rwanda president Paul Kagame has warned of a showdown with France after French investigators said they had reopened a probe into the assassination of the former Rwandan leader Juvénal Habyarimana. His shooting down of his French crew plane in 1994 triggered the genocide.
President Zuma has asked South Africa's top anti-corruption official not to release his findings into her relationships with the wealthy family and he’s questioned other witnesses. The outgoing public protector last week questioned Mr. Zuma over allegations that the Gupta family had influence to political appointments.
And the children of some 16,000 migrants stranded in Greece have begun school with one group facing a protest by angry Greek parents. Around 100 police officers formed a cordon to allow the Syrian and Afghan youngsters into the school.
1.defend vt.& vi.辩护；保卫
Matt defended all of Clarence's decisions, right or wrong...
I had not talked to Winnette privately for weeks.
They wanted to initiate a discussion on economics.
A member of the security forces was killed in a sniping incident.
We needed to reskill our workforce to cope with massive technological change.
The Prime Minister is preparing for a showdown with Ministers.
The current recession was triggered by a slump in consumer spending.
She arrived to receive the sash of office from the outgoing president.
Protesters tried to break through a police cordon.
1.Instead,he has been making sure that Hillary Clinton did not get a blank check and that both houses of Congress did not go to the Democrats.
They want to make sure the newcomers don't get a look-in.
The President was given a blank check by Congress to continue the war.
2.He says some towns and villages have been wiped off the map.
The paint won't wipe off easily.
美国众议院议长保罗·瑞恩(Paul Ryan)表示，他不会维护共和党总统候选人唐纳德·特朗普，也不会和他一起参加竞选活动。相反，他确保希拉里·克林顿不会得到自由处理权，国会两院都不会转向支持民主党 。
BBC获悉，沙特阿拉伯私下承认，盟军一架战机轰炸了也门首都一个葬礼，造成至少140人死亡。沙特人对该事件展开了调查 。另有500多人在袭击中受伤 。
卢旺达总统保罗·卡加梅(Paul Kagame)警告将与法国摊牌。此前，法国调查人员表示，他们重新对卢旺达前领袖朱韦纳尔·哈比亚利马纳(Juvénal Habyarimana)被暗杀的案件展开调查 。1994年，他击落了法国人驾驶的飞机，引发了种族大屠杀 。
南非总统祖马要求高级反腐官员不要公布关于他和富豪家庭关系的调查结果。他同样要求了其他目击者 。上周，这位即将离职的公众保护人就古普塔家族影响政客任命的指控提问了祖马 。