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BBC在线收听下载:中国“无腿勇士”夏伯渝登顶珠峰成功

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BBC news 2018-05-15

BBC news with John Shay.

The Indonesian port city of the Surabaya has experienced its 4th suicide bombing in 2 days. The latest blast occurred outside police station wounding 4 officers and several others. Police say a family of 5 drove up to a checkpoint near the police building on 2 motorbikes and set off explosives. The authorities have linked the main attacker from the police station explosion to the man who they say orchestrated 3 suicide attacks on churches on Sunday noting that the men were close friends.

Partial results from Saturday's parliamentary elections in Iraq suggest the alliance led by the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is trailing behind 2 other political groups. With most votes counted, a bloc headed by the cleric Moqtada Sadr and another led by a militia leader are ahead.

The new United States embassy will be opened in Jerusalem later today following Donald Trump's recognition of the city as the capital of Israel. The president's decision to move the US diplomatic mission from Tel Aviv has angered Palestinians who believe East Jerusalem should be their capital.

At least 60 people have died in fierce dust storms in India. Officials said the northern state of Uttar Pradesh has borne the brunt of Sunday's violent weather. Local reports say that the high winds and lightning devastated many villages.

The World Health Organization says it hopes to be able to deploy an experimental Ebola vaccine in the next few days to deal with an outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. 35 suspected cases have been reported.

And a Chinese climber has become the first double amputee to reach the summit of mountain Everest from the Nepal side. Xia Boyu lost both legs more than 40 years ago. His dream of reaching the top of world's highest mountain suffered a setback 6 months ago when the Nepalese government banned double amputees, blind and solo mountaineers, but the courts set aside the ruling. Mr. Xia has made a series of previous attempts.


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