BBC news with Marion Marshall.
The Pope has held a private meeting with the embattled president of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro after which it was announced that the government and opposition would meet next Sunday. Tensions are running high in Venezuela over the suspension of a recall referendum campaign seeking Mr. Maduro's removal.
Canada and the European Union say their free trade deal is not dead although three Belgian regions are blocking its signature. The European Council president said it was still possible to sign it on Thursday as planned, but Canada stressed the ball was now in the EU's court.
A clash between protesters and United Nations'peace keepers in the Central African Republic has left four people dead. The protesters in the capital of Bangui were calling on the UN mission to leave the country accusing it of not doing enough to protect people from violence.
Russia's foreign minister and his US counterpart have agreed to continue searching for ways to halt the bloodshed in Aleppo. Their phone conversation came on a day when Syrian government forces seize strategic valuable high ground on the city's southern fringe.
The French authorities say they are satisfied with the start of the operation to empty the migrant camp known as the Jungle on the outskirts of the northern town of Calais. They say they had evacuated 2,000 people on the first day.
New research suggests that people's brains get used to lying or dishonesty and such behavior can escalate when repeated. The researchers said they were able to predict how bigger lies someone was about to tell just by looking into brain scan of previous deceptions.
A new scholarly edition of the works of Williams Shakespeare will for the first time credit his 16 century rival Christophe Marlowe as joint author of three plays, the two dramatists will appear together on the title pages of the trilogy King Henry VI published by Oxford University Press.
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The embattled president also denied recent claims that he was being held hostage by his own soldiers.
A strike by British Airways ground staff has led to the suspension of flights between London and Manchester.
A vote against his recall in the referendum would be Christ's vote against imperialism.
For years the country has tried to block imports of various cheap foreign products.
They lived together in a mixed household on the fringe of a campus.
Ground rents are likely to escalate over time.
He is best know for his trilogy on working life.
1.The European Council president said it was still possible to sign it on Thursday as planned, but Canada stressed the ball was now in the EU's court.
the ball is in someone's court. Ball是球，court是比赛场地。The ball is in someone's court，从字面上来理解就是：球在别人的场地内 。作为一个习惯用语，它的意思是：现在是轮到某人采取行动了 。
My teacher gave me plenty of advice on how I could improve my grade before the end of the semester. Now the ball is in my court.
在学期结束前我该如何提高成绩的问题上，我的老师给了我很多建议 。现在是轮到我来采取行动了 。
2.New research suggests that people's brains get used to lying or dishonesty and such behavior can escalate when repeated.
get used to习惯于
You quickly get used to using the brakes.
3.The researchers said they were able to predict how bigger lies someone was about to tell just by looking into brain scan of previous deceptions.
be about to即将，正要
The President is about to wind up his visit to Somalia.
教皇与四面楚歌的委内瑞拉总统马杜罗(Nicolas Maduro)举行私人会面，随后宣布政府反对派将于下周日召开会议。由于寻求马杜罗下台的罢免公投被延迟，委内瑞拉紧张形势升级 。
加拿大和欧盟表示，他们的自由贸易协议并未陷入僵局，尽管三个比利时区阻止该协议签名。欧洲委员会主席表示，协议仍然有可能按计划于周四签署 。但是加拿大强调现在轮到欧盟采取行动了 。
威廉·莎士比亚(Williams Shakespeare)一个新的学术著作版本将会首次把他16世纪的对手克里斯托弗·马洛(Christophe Marlowe)列为三部话剧的联合作者。这两位剧作家的名字将一起出现在牛津大学出版社出版的三部曲《亨利四世》的标题页 。