More than $30 million is earmarked to help the country's transitional government build up its security institutions, including a 6,000-member National Security Force in the capital Mogadishu and 10,000 policemen.
voa常速英语:Lawmakers Urge More Action to Prevent ...2009-04-30
A number of lawmakers have suggested closing U.S. borders as a way to stop swine flu-infected travelers from entering the country. Their concern was heightened by news that the first death from the virus in the United States was a 23-month-old boy from Mexico who died in Texas.
[VOA规范英语] Swine Flu Outbreak Reminds Hong Kong of SARS2009-04-29
For a few months in 2003, SARS held Hong Kong in virtual quarantine. Schools closed. Employees worked from home. Hardly anyone traveled. When they did go out, many people wore surgical masks.
[VOA规范英语] Mexican Officials Struggle to Contain Swine Flu Epidemic2009-04-29
Mexico has closed its schools, nationwide, until May 6 because of the epidemic and suspended large gatherings, such as sporting events or concerts where the virus could spread from person to person and infect many people all at once.
[VOA规范英语] Obama Faces 100 Days Test2009-04-29
Roosevelt's ambitious legislative program aimed at reviving the economy and his decisive leadership style remain the gold standard for how a new president takes charge in the first 100 days in office.
[VOA规范英语] US Congress Moves to Tighten Sanctions on Iran2009-04-29
The U.S. Congress took steps on Tuesday to tighten sanctions against Iran in what many lawmakers call an effort to provide President Barack Obama the authority he needs to increase pressure on Tehran over its nuclear program.
[VOA规范英语] Asian Tourism Industry Braces for Flu Fears2009-04-29
Asia's travel industry, struggling with weak demand because of the weak global economy, is bracing for the fallout from the swine flu. But industry analysts say Asia's 2003 experience with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome may help the region recover quickly from a travel slump.
At least 80 Filipino seafarers are being held hostage by Somali pirates - the highest number from any nation. The Philippine government has banned ships carrying Filipino crew members from sailing near Somalia.
该音频有LRC字幕,点击图片检查一切含有LRC字幕的VOA常速英语 voa常速英语:New Zealand Confirms 3 Swine Flu Cases2009-04-29
New Zealand has confirmed three people have tested positive for swine flu - the first in the Asia-Pacific region. Eight more patients are awaiting test results and officials expect they too have contracted the virus, which is thought to have killed at least 150 people in Mexico.
[VOA规范英语] Military Offensive in Pakistan Threatens Swat Peace Deal2009-04-28
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is expected Tuesday in Pakistan. In Kabul, he emphasized the strategic importance of securing Pakistan's border region with Afghanistan.
[VOA规范英语] US Doctors, Airlines Monitoring for Swine Flu2009-04-28
U.S. health officials are increasing surveillance measures at doctors' offices and international borders to guard against the spread of swine flu. Washington also has begun dispersing medicine from a federal stockpile.
[VOA规范英语] WHO Raises Swine Flu Pandemic Alert to Level 42009-04-28
Speaking from WHO headquarters in Geneva, Dr. Keiji Fukuda, Assistant Director-General for Health Security and Environment told reporters that this means there is sustained human-to-human transmission of the virus causing outbreaks in a contained geographic area.
The World Health Organization has raised its swine flu pandemic alert up one level to Phase 4 - two levels below the highest phase. The move comes after new cases of the virus that was first reported in Mexico were reported in several more countries.
该音频有LRC字幕,点击图片检查一切含有LRC字幕的VOA常速英语 voa常速英语:Russia: Opposition Charges Election Fraud in ...2009-04-28
Sunday's mayoral election in Sochi, Russia, host of the 2014 Winter Olympics, has resulted in charges of fraud against the Kremlin favorite who is reported winning the contest in a crushing landslide.
[VOA规范英语] Obama Outreach Weighed in Mideast2009-04-27
U.S. President Barack Obama has made dialogue with the Middle East a priority in his early months in office. As the Obama administration approaches the 100 day mark, regional leaders are assessing the result.
[VOA规范英语] Clinton Assures Support for Lebanon2009-04-27
The next parliament will be the second elected since Syria pulled its troops out of Lebanon in April 2005, following the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafiq al Hariri. Many Lebanese politicians accuse Syria of his killing, which Damascus steadfastly denies.
[VOA规范英语] US Secretary of State Makes Unannounced Visit to Iraq2009-04-27
The visit by Secretary of State Clinton to Iraq comes on the heels of a wave of bloody suicide-bombings which threaten to destabilize the country, just weeks before U.S. troops are set to withdraw from major Iraqi cities.
[VOA规范英语] North Korea to Charge US Journalists2009-04-27
North Korea has announced that it will put two detained American journalists on trial. The two women were shooting video for a documentary at North Korea's border with China.
[VOA规范英语] Obama Touts Government Fiscal Reforms2009-04-27
For the second consecutive week, U.S. President Barack Obama has used his weekly address to encourage fiscal discipline in the federal government, and outline his plans to eliminate waste and increase efficiency.
[VOA规范英语] Suicide Attacks Rock Iraq, in Second Day of Carnage2009-04-27
Iraqi police say a pair of suicide bombings in Baghdad Friday killed at least 60 people and wounded more than 100 others. It was the second day of carnage in the Iraqi capital.
voa常速英语:Sri Lanka Rejects Tamil Tiger Ceasefire2009-04-27
Sri Lanka's defense minister, Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, is rejecting the cease-fire declared by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam. He terms the rebel's announcement a joke as they are on the verge of being totally defeated.
该音频有LRC字幕,点击图片检查一切含有LRC字幕的VOA常速英语 voa常速英语:WHO, US Declare Swine Flu Emergencies2009-04-27
The World Health Organization is expressing concern about a possible swine flu pandemic as the number of confirmed cases rises in the United States and Mexico - and new cases have been reported in Canada.
voa常速英语:Pakistani Forces Deploy in New Region ...2009-04-26
Militants in Pakistan have ambushed paramilitary forces who were being rushed to a region near the capital that was recently overrun by Taliban forces from the nearby Swat valley.
voa常速英语:Russian Official Visits North Korea in Attempt to ...2009-04-25
The North has pulled out of nuclear weapons talks and continues to detain South Korean and American nationals on political charges.
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