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Deutsche Bank to Slash Thousands of Jobs to Control Costs

  • struggle: Deutsche Bank has struggled with high costs and troubles with regulators.
  • annual: The bank replaced its CEO in April after three years of annual losses and lagging progress in streamlining its operations.
  • expansion: The new strategy means stepping back from several decades of global expansion in which the bank sought to compete with Wall Street rivals such as Goldman Sachs or JPMorgan Chase..
  • compete: The new strategy means stepping back from several decades of global expansion in which the bank sought to compete with Wall Street rivals such as Goldman Sachs or JPMorgan Chase..

Australian gran sentenced to death in Malaysia over drugs

  • sentence: Australian gran sentenced to death in Malaysia over drugs- BBC News.
  • caption: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto has spent three years in prison.
  • prison: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto has spent three years in prison.
  • sentence: An Australian woman has been sentenced to death by a Malaysian court after being found guilty of drug trafficking.
  • guilty: An Australian woman has been sentenced to death by a Malaysian court after being found guilty of drug trafficking.

North Korea says US Vice-President Pence's comments 'stupid'

  • stupid: North Korea says US Vice-President Pence's comments 'stupid'- BBC News.
  • caption: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mike Pence is a " political dummy", says North Korea.
  • dismiss: A senior North Korean official has dismissed remarks by US Vice-President Mike Pence as " stupid", casting further uncertainty about a planned meeting between the two countries ' leaders.
  • stupid: A senior North Korean official has dismissed remarks by US Vice-President Mike Pence as " stupid", casting further uncertainty about a planned meeting between the two countries ' leaders.
  • further: A senior North Korean official has dismissed remarks by US Vice-President Mike Pence as " stupid", casting further uncertainty about a planned meeting between the two countries ' leaders.

Boko Haram crisis: Amnesty accuses Nigeria troops of rape

  • caption: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Troops have been fighting the militants for almost a decade.
  • rape: Nigerian soldiers have raped women and girls who fled the insurgency by militant Islamist group Boko Haram, Amnesty International has said.
  • militant: Nigerian soldiers have raped women and girls who fled the insurgency by militant Islamist group Boko Haram, Amnesty International has said.
  • troops: Troops separated women from their husbands and raped them, sometimes in exchange for food, in refugee camps, the rights group added.
  • rape: Troops separated women from their husbands and raped them, sometimes in exchange for food, in refugee camps, the rights group added.

Federal Prosecutors Deal a Blow to Mexican Mafia

  • jail: The Los Angeles County jails are run by the sheriff, but the Mexican Mafia wields the power in the underworld behind bars.
  • wield: The Los Angeles County jails are run by the sheriff, but the Mexican Mafia wields the power in the underworld behind bars.
  • underworld: The Los Angeles County jails are run by the sheriff, but the Mexican Mafia wields the power in the underworld behind bars.
  • clout: Their clout was diminished as 83 members and associates were charged in a pair of sweeping federal racketeering conspiracies that alleged drug dealing, extortion, violent assaults and murders.
  • federal: Their clout was diminished as 83 members and associates were charged in a pair of sweeping federal racketeering conspiracies that alleged drug dealing, extortion, violent assaults and murders.

Hawaii Volcano Belches Methane, ‘Eerie’ Blue Flames

  • volcano: The volcano produces methane when hot lava buries and burns plants and trees.
  • block: These blasts can toss blocks several feet away, said Wendy Stovall, also a scientist at the Geological Survey.
  • surround: Hawaii County has ordered about 2,000 people to evacuate from Leilani Estates and surrounding neighborhoods since the eruption began May 3.
  • volcano: The volcano has opened more than 20 vents in the ground that have released lava, sulfur dioxide and steam.
  • release: The volcano has opened more than 20 vents in the ground that have released lava, sulfur dioxide and steam.

Amnesty: Nigeria’s Military Tortured, Raped, Killed Civilians

  • crime: The crimes were perpetrated for years and have continued despite a presidential inquiry established last August whose findings have not been made public, said the watchdog.
  • perpetrate: The crimes were perpetrated for years and have continued despite a presidential inquiry established last August whose findings have not been made public, said the watchdog.
  • establish: The crimes were perpetrated for years and have continued despite a presidential inquiry established last August whose findings have not been made public, said the watchdog.
  • replete: The 89-page report is based on hundreds of interviews and is replete with accounts of sexual violence, torched villages and other abuses.
  • account: The 89-page report is based on hundreds of interviews and is replete with accounts of sexual violence, torched villages and other abuses.

Deutsche Bank to cut more than 7,000 jobs

  • caption: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Christian Sewing became Deutsche's chief executive in April.
  • quarter: Following a review of the business, the number of jobs in Deutsche's equities sales and trading business is being cut by a quarter.
  • major: The job cuts are the first major move by chief executive Christian Sewing, who took up the role last month after his predecessor, John Cryan, was sacked.
  • predecessor: The job cuts are the first major move by chief executive Christian Sewing, who took up the role last month after his predecessor, John Cryan, was sacked.
  • unavoidable: Deutsche Bank had already flagged up that job cuts were on the way last month, with Mr Sewing saying at the time that they would be " painful but regrettably unavoidable ".

Australian cat-proof fence protects endangered species

  • caption: Image copyright WAYNE LAWLER/AUSTRALIAN WILDLIFE CONSERVANCY Image caption The 44km electric fence is designed to keep feral cats out of a wildlife refuge.
  • fence: Image copyright WAYNE LAWLER/AUSTRALIAN WILDLIFE CONSERVANCY Image caption The 44km electric fence is designed to keep feral cats out of a wildlife refuge.
  • design: Image copyright WAYNE LAWLER/AUSTRALIAN WILDLIFE CONSERVANCY Image caption The 44km electric fence is designed to keep feral cats out of a wildlife refuge.
  • feral: Image copyright WAYNE LAWLER/AUSTRALIAN WILDLIFE CONSERVANCY Image caption The 44km electric fence is designed to keep feral cats out of a wildlife refuge.
  • huge: Feral cats are a huge threat to native animals in Australia but one region wants to stop their destruction by physically shutting them out.

Martin Luther King's daughter rubbishes Bannon claim about Trump

  • caption: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Bernice King said her father would be "extremely disturbed by the current climat e".
  • civil: The daughter of civil rights icon Martin Luther King has rejected a claim that the civil rights icon would have been " proud of " Donald Trump.
  • icon: The daughter of civil rights icon Martin Luther King has rejected a claim that the civil rights icon would have been " proud of " Donald Trump.
  • reject: The daughter of civil rights icon Martin Luther King has rejected a claim that the civil rights icon would have been " proud of " Donald Trump.
  • civil: The daughter of civil rights icon Martin Luther King has rejected a claim that the civil rights icon would have been " proud of " Donald Trump.

Trump-Kim summit: Words that could anger North Korea

  • anger: Trump-Kim summit: Words that could anger North Korea- BBC News.
  • insult: When US President Donald Trump was trading insults with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un just a few months ago, many wondered whether it was fuelling the prospect of all-out war.
  • fuel: When US President Donald Trump was trading insults with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un just a few months ago, many wondered whether it was fuelling the prospect of all-out war.
  • precarious: Some recent angry words have highlighted how precarious the situation is, and Mr Trump now says the talks may not happen on time.
  • situation: Some recent angry words have highlighted how precarious the situation is, and Mr Trump now says the talks may not happen on time.

US Lawmakers to Receive Intelligence Briefing on FBI Informant Trump Calls ‘Spy’

  • arrange: The White House arranged those talks with the two Republican lawmakers, who want more information about an FBI informant who had contact with Trump campaign officials during the 2016 race.
  • lawmaker: The White House arranged those talks with the two Republican lawmakers, who want more information about an FBI informant who had contact with Trump campaign officials during the 2016 race.
  • information: The White House arranged those talks with the two Republican lawmakers, who want more information about an FBI informant who had contact with Trump campaign officials during the 2016 race.
  • contact: The White House arranged those talks with the two Republican lawmakers, who want more information about an FBI informant who had contact with Trump campaign officials during the 2016 race.
  • campaign: The White House arranged those talks with the two Republican lawmakers, who want more information about an FBI informant who had contact with Trump campaign officials during the 2016 race.

China fines retailer Muji for listing Taiwan as a country

  • sensitive: China is becoming increasingly geographically sensitive, clamping down on any violation of its territorial claims.
  • violation: China is becoming increasingly geographically sensitive, clamping down on any violation of its territorial claims.
  • territorial: China is becoming increasingly geographically sensitive, clamping down on any violation of its territorial claims.
  • caption: Image copyright Associated Press Image caption Many Taiwanese say they don't want to be part of China.
  • administration: Shanghai's administration for industry and commerce said Muji had last year imported clothes hangers in packaging marking Taiwan as the " country of origin ".

India PM Modi accepts fitness challenge from cricketer Virat Kohli

  • accept: India PM Modi accepts fitness challenge from cricketer Virat Kohli- BBC News.
  • caption: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption PM Modi's " Fit India" campaign focuses on the benefits of yoga.
  • campaign: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption PM Modi's " Fit India" campaign focuses on the benefits of yoga.
  • explode: India's Twittersphere has exploded with workout videos from officials and athletes in response to a trending social media challenge.
  • plank: India's cricket captain Virat Kohli posted a video of himself doing a plank and challenged PM Narendra Modi to share his own.

Iran’s Striking Truckers Jolt Government into Addressing Grievances

  • implement: It was not immediately clear how or when such a cargo fee increase would be implemented.
  • insurance: In the images, the striking truckers displayed signs complaining of the rising costs of insurance, road tolls, commissions, repairs and spare parts as wages stagnate.
  • commission: In the images, the striking truckers displayed signs complaining of the rising costs of insurance, road tolls, commissions, repairs and spare parts as wages stagnate.
  • repair: In the images, the striking truckers displayed signs complaining of the rising costs of insurance, road tolls, commissions, repairs and spare parts as wages stagnate.
  • stagnate: In the images, the striking truckers displayed signs complaining of the rising costs of insurance, road tolls, commissions, repairs and spare parts as wages stagnate.

Petrobras Cuts Diesel Price to Ease Brazil Trucker Protest

  • resolve: The surprise decision, aimed at resolving a standoff threatening grain exports, industrial output and even fuel supplies at airports and gas stations, will bring immediate relief for angry truckers but raise investor concerns about government interference at Petroleo Brasileiro SA.
  • threaten: The surprise decision, aimed at resolving a standoff threatening grain exports, industrial output and even fuel supplies at airports and gas stations, will bring immediate relief for angry truckers but raise investor concerns about government interference at Petroleo Brasileiro SA.
  • grain: The surprise decision, aimed at resolving a standoff threatening grain exports, industrial output and even fuel supplies at airports and gas stations, will bring immediate relief for angry truckers but raise investor concerns about government interference at Petroleo Brasileiro SA.
  • export: The surprise decision, aimed at resolving a standoff threatening grain exports, industrial output and even fuel supplies at airports and gas stations, will bring immediate relief for angry truckers but raise investor concerns about government interference at Petroleo Brasileiro SA.
  • fuel: The surprise decision, aimed at resolving a standoff threatening grain exports, industrial output and even fuel supplies at airports and gas stations, will bring immediate relief for angry truckers but raise investor concerns about government interference at Petroleo Brasileiro SA.

Stormy Daniels given key to the city of West Hollywood

  • treat: Stormy Daniels: " Everyone should be treated with dignity and fairness".
  • ceremony: In a ceremony at the Chi Chi La Rue sex shop, West Hollywood granted the adult film star the key to the city.
  • relationship: Ms Daniels, real name Stephanie Clifford, says she had an affair with President Donald Trump over a decade ago, and has sued him over a non-disclosure agreement about the relationship.
  • profile: In a Facebook post, the city said Ms Daniels" has proven herself to be a profile in courage ".
  • ceremony: West Hollywood Mayor John Duran and members of the city's council gave Ms Daniels the key to the city in a ceremony on Wednesday.

Trump administration launches vehicle import probe

  • caption: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said foreign imports may have " eroded" the US auto industry.
  • foreign: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said foreign imports may have " eroded" the US auto industry.
  • import: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said foreign imports may have " eroded" the US auto industry.
  • security: President Donald Trump has ordered a national security probe into vehicle imports, which could bring new tariffs.
  • vehicle: President Donald Trump has ordered a national security probe into vehicle imports, which could bring new tariffs.

In GOP Immigration Battle, Factions Split Over Citizenship

  • bolster: Under that process, the measure likeliest to prevail would let Dreamers stay in the U.S. permanently and bolster border security, but not finance the border wall with Mexico that Trump wants.
  • moderate: GOP leaders, moderates and conservatives bargained anew, with some saying the talks were productive.
  • anew: GOP leaders, moderates and conservatives bargained anew, with some saying the talks were productive.
  • productive: GOP leaders, moderates and conservatives bargained anew, with some saying the talks were productive.
  • possible: Curbelo and Meadows both said it was possible to find middle ground between their positions.

Amazon, Starbucks Pledge Money to Repeal Seattle Head Tax

  • approve: Just days after the Seattle City Council approved the levy, the No Tax On Jobs campaign, a coalition of businesses, announced it would gather signatures to put a referendum on the November ballot to repeal it.
  • campaign: Just days after the Seattle City Council approved the levy, the No Tax On Jobs campaign, a coalition of businesses, announced it would gather signatures to put a referendum on the November ballot to repeal it.
  • coalition: Just days after the Seattle City Council approved the levy, the No Tax On Jobs campaign, a coalition of businesses, announced it would gather signatures to put a referendum on the November ballot to repeal it.
  • announce: Just days after the Seattle City Council approved the levy, the No Tax On Jobs campaign, a coalition of businesses, announced it would gather signatures to put a referendum on the November ballot to repeal it.
  • ballot: Just days after the Seattle City Council approved the levy, the No Tax On Jobs campaign, a coalition of businesses, announced it would gather signatures to put a referendum on the November ballot to repeal it.

Cardinal: Nicaragua Talks at Impasse, Suspended Indefinitely

  • suspend: The Roman Catholic Church has been mediating the negotiations, and Cardinal Leopoldo Brenes announced late in the day that a decision was made to suspend the process indefinitely due to a lack of progress.
  • commission: Potentially lethal force cannot be used merely to maintain or restore public order,'' the commission said.
  • government: Talks broke down Wednesday between President Daniel Ortega's government and opposition and civic groups on resolving weeks of unrest in which dozens of people were killed.
  • resolve: Talks broke down Wednesday between President Daniel Ortega's government and opposition and civic groups on resolving weeks of unrest in which dozens of people were killed.
  • mediate: The Roman Catholic Church has been mediating the negotiations, and Cardinal Leopoldo Brenes announced late in the day that a decision was made to suspend the process indefinitely due to a lack of progress.

Ukraine Denies Paying Trump Lawyer for White House Meeting

  • violation: Cohen is being investigated for alleged money laundering and campaign finance violations tied to hush money paid to adult film star Stormy Daniels to keep her quiet about an affair she claims to have had with Trump in 2006.
  • blatant: Poroshenko's office called the story a " blatant lie, slander and fake.
  • slander: Poroshenko's office called the story a " blatant lie, slander and fake.
  • abide: Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko told VOA he was " very sorry" to hear that even " the most notable Western media outlets don't abide by the principle of balanced reporting and don't attempt to get the other side of the story.
  • principle: Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko told VOA he was " very sorry" to hear that even " the most notable Western media outlets don't abide by the principle of balanced reporting and don't attempt to get the other side of the story.

Forecasters: Central Pacific Could See 6 Hurricanes

  • island: In April, the Hawaiian island of Kauai received 50 inches of rain in 24 hours, causing floods and landslides, while displacing residents and destroying homes.
  • flood: In April, the Hawaiian island of Kauai received 50 inches of rain in 24 hours, causing floods and landslides, while displacing residents and destroying homes.
  • predict: The Central Pacific could see anywhere from three to six hurricanes over the next six months, forecasters predicted Wednesday.
  • storm: That would be an increase over the two named storms last year.
  • storm: If that happens, the number of storms could be on the higher end of the predicted range, according to NOAA.

Family Rejoices at Finding of Soldier's World War II Plane

  • enlist: He enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Forces instead, and on March 11, 1944, the 21-year-old 2nd lieutenant was aboard a B-24 bomber with 10 others when it was struck by Japanese anti-aircraft fire and plunged into the Pacific Ocean.
  • plunge: He enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Forces instead, and on March 11, 1944, the 21-year-old 2nd lieutenant was aboard a B-24 bomber with 10 others when it was struck by Japanese anti-aircraft fire and plunged into the Pacific Ocean.
  • wreck: This discovery of where the wreck is, of seeing pictures and videos of the wreck on the floor of Hansa Bay.
  • wreck: This discovery of where the wreck is, of seeing pictures and videos of the wreck on the floor of Hansa Bay.
  • mix: The results from our efforts in Hansa Bay have stirred a mix of lasting emotions within our team and drives home the need to recognize the sacrifices that service members and their families make in protecting our freedoms,'' said Terrill, who works at San Diego's Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

Sterling Brown: Milwaukee police release arrest video

  • arrest: Until now, the police had refused to release the 30-minute video to the public; it shows that Mr Brown does not seem to physically resist the arrest.
  • crime: Mr Brown was briefly jailed but never charged with any crime.
  • caption: Image copyright Milwaukee Police/YouTube Image caption Sterling Brown, right, was arrested in January in Milwaukee.
  • arrest: Image copyright Milwaukee Police/YouTube Image caption Sterling Brown, right, was arrested in January in Milwaukee.
  • release: Milwaukee police have released video of officers tasing a basketball player over a parking violation.

Brazil diesel prices cut in effort to halt strike

  • block: Lorry drivers, angry at the rising cost of diesel, have blocked roads, causing chaos in several Brazilian cities.
  • chaos: Lorry drivers, angry at the rising cost of diesel, have blocked roads, causing chaos in several Brazilian cities.
  • caption: Image copyright Reuters Image caption A judge has authorised the use of force to clear road blocks on six highways.
  • halt: Brazil diesel prices cut in effort to halt strike- BBC News.
  • fuel: Many supermarkets have been unable to refill their shelves and some airports said they were running low on fuel.

Trump Seeking Way to Levy Tariff on Auto Imports

  • security: U.S. President Donald Trump has asked Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to consider opening an investigation into the effect of vehicle imports on national security.
  • levy: Trump is seeking to levy a tariff of as much as 25 percent on automobile imports.
  • partner: The Wall Street Journal, citing sources in the auto industry, said the plan most likely would face significant opposition from trading partners and auto dealers that sell imports.
  • effect: U.S. President Donald Trump has asked Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to consider opening an investigation into the effect of vehicle imports on national security.
  • vehicle: U.S. President Donald Trump has asked Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to consider opening an investigation into the effect of vehicle imports on national security.

California’s Feinstein No Longer Supports Death Penalty

  • position: She maintained the position in her successful 1992 campaign for U.S. Senate and in subsequent campaigns.
  • candidate: The two candidates with the highest number of votes in the primary advance to November regardless of party, and there are no prominent Republicans in the contest.
  • prominent: The two candidates with the highest number of votes in the primary advance to November regardless of party, and there are no prominent Republicans in the contest.
  • seize: De Leon seized on her death penalty shift as further evidence that Feinstein is worried about her base of support.
  • penalty: De Leon seized on her death penalty shift as further evidence that Feinstein is worried about her base of support.

Starbucks Calls Anti-Bias Training Part of ‘Long-Term Journey’

  • program: Starbucks Corp. on Wednesday revealed details of the employee anti-bias training program that will take place behind closed doors at 8,000 U.S. company-owned cafes on the afternoon of May 29.
  • diverse: The arrests of Donte Robinson and Rashon Nelson, who were waiting to meet a friend, sparked protests and calls for a boycott of the coffee chain known for its diverse workforce and liberal stances on issues such as gay marriage.
  • employee: Starbucks Corp. on Wednesday revealed details of the employee anti-bias training program that will take place behind closed doors at 8,000 U.S. company-owned cafes on the afternoon of May 29.
  • announce: Starbucks announced plans to shutter stores and corporate offices to train 175,000 employees after the controversial April 12 arrests of two black men, who were detained for hours after the manager of a Philadelphia Starbucks called police because they had not made purchases and refused to leave.
  • corporate: Starbucks announced plans to shutter stores and corporate offices to train 175,000 employees after the controversial April 12 arrests of two black men, who were detained for hours after the manager of a Philadelphia Starbucks called police because they had not made purchases and refused to leave.

Trump Says New 'Structure' Needed in China Trade Deal

  • react: The stock market reacted negatively after Trump cast doubt on trade negotiations with China but ultimately trimmed its losses, ending the day in the positive territory and gained 52.40 points, or 0.21 percent.
  • positive: The stock market reacted negatively after Trump cast doubt on trade negotiations with China but ultimately trimmed its losses, ending the day in the positive territory and gained 52.40 points, or 0.21 percent.
  • territory: The stock market reacted negatively after Trump cast doubt on trade negotiations with China but ultimately trimmed its losses, ending the day in the positive territory and gained 52.40 points, or 0.21 percent.
  • avoid: The recent rounds of trade talks are aimed at avoiding a full-blown trade war between the United States and China.

Chicago Council Backs Obama Presidential Center Plans

  • career: The effort to build the Obama Presidential Center in a park on Chicago's South Side where Barack Obama's political career began cleared its biggest hurdle yet Wednesday when the City Council signed off on the proposal.
  • slave: The vote was widely expected but was still historic for both the city where the nation's first black president started and for the state where the only presidential library is that of the president who freed the slaves.
  • commission: In recent days, the city's plan commission and zoning board voted in favor of the proposal to build the center in Jackson Park.
  • significance: The significance of the vote was not lost on the aldermen and Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
  • committed: We remain committed to continuing the conversation with our neighbors and community across Chicago on how we can build an OPC that fulfills President and Mrs. Obama's vision," David Simas, the Obama Foundation CEO, said in a statement.

Palestinians face uncertainties over Abbas succession

  • incapacitate: According to Palestinian Basic Law, if the president dies or is incapacitated, the parliamentary speaker should fill in while elections are organised.
  • inflammation: A hospital official said the 83-year-old leader- who had surgery on his ear last week- now had inflammation in his lung but was " responding to the treatment quickly and recovering ".
  • treatment: A hospital official said the 83-year-old leader- who had surgery on his ear last week- now had inflammation in his lung but was " responding to the treatment quickly and recovering ".
  • quell: The message was clearly meant to quell swirling rumours of the president's imminent demise.
  • paralysis: It is a split which has induced a state of paralysis.

Itai Dzamara: The man who stood up to Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe and vanished

  • abduct: Her life changed irrevocably on the morning of 9 March 2015 when Mr Dzamara was abducted.
  • alive: Since then, she has lived a life in limbo, veering between hope and despair, unsure whether he is alive or dead.
  • dam: It had since been moved to a dam north of the city.
  • abduction: The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sibusiso Moyo, did tell the BBC that the days of abductions were over and the new government respects the lives of every Zimbabwean.
  • despair: Since then, she has lived a life in limbo, veering between hope and despair, unsure whether he is alive or dead.

Irish abortion referendum: The women travelling #HomeToVote

  • constitution: That clause in the Irish constitution in effect outlaws abortion by giving equal rights to the unborn.
  • effect: That clause in the Irish constitution in effect outlaws abortion by giving equal rights to the unborn.
  • outlaw: That clause in the Irish constitution in effect outlaws abortion by giving equal rights to the unborn.
  • propel: From car shares, to offers of beds for the night, the movement has been propelled by social media.
  • opportunity: For many, it is a once in a lifetime opportunity to have their say on Ireland's abortion laws.

Burundi Signals Readiness to Lift Ban on VOA, BBC Broadcasts

  • reaction: He said reaction from a government spokesman, included in a separate story, should have been part of the first report and that the problem should have been caught.
  • relationship: We value our relationship with the people of Burundi and look forward to providing news and information to your citizens for many years to come," he said in a written statement.
  • ban: Burundi said it is ready to lift a six-month ban on VOA and BBC broadcasts, but after it meets with delegations from the two global media outlets.
  • delegation: Burundi said it is ready to lift a six-month ban on VOA and BBC broadcasts, but after it meets with delegations from the two global media outlets.
  • government: He said reaction from a government spokesman, included in a separate story, should have been part of the first report and that the problem should have been caught.

French, Rwandan Leaders Pledge Cooperation on African Security

  • positive: Kagame, who was re-elected to a third term last year and is the current African Union president, said France has made a positive contribution in Africa.
  • contribution: Kagame, who was re-elected to a third term last year and is the current African Union president, said France has made a positive contribution in Africa.
  • accuse: Rwanda released a report last year accusing France of complicity in the genocide that killed 800,000 people, mostly Tutsis and moderate Hutus.
  • security: French and Rwandan leaders vowed to work together on key African security issues Wednesday, as they sought to move forward after bitter differences over Rwanda's 1994 genocide.
  • issue: French and Rwandan leaders vowed to work together on key African security issues Wednesday, as they sought to move forward after bitter differences over Rwanda's 1994 genocide.

Trump Wants Aid Cut to Nations Not Helping US Stem Illegal Immigration

  • structure: President Donald Trump called Wednesday for a " radical change" to the structure of U.S. aid to countries deemed not sufficiently assisting the United States in keeping violent illegal immigrants from heading here.
  • aid: President Donald Trump called Wednesday for a " radical change" to the structure of U.S. aid to countries deemed not sufficiently assisting the United States in keeping violent illegal immigrants from heading here.
  • assist: President Donald Trump called Wednesday for a " radical change" to the structure of U.S. aid to countries deemed not sufficiently assisting the United States in keeping violent illegal immigrants from heading here.
  • illegal: President Donald Trump called Wednesday for a " radical change" to the structure of U.S. aid to countries deemed not sufficiently assisting the United States in keeping violent illegal immigrants from heading here.
  • immigrant: President Donald Trump called Wednesday for a " radical change" to the structure of U.S. aid to countries deemed not sufficiently assisting the United States in keeping violent illegal immigrants from heading here.

US Health Chief Pledges More Action If Ebola Spreads

  • roll: Experts have pointed out that Novartis needs FDA approval for the sale of its drugs and that company officials have spoken approvingly of rolling back the Obama-era Affordable Care Act, a Trump campaign promise largely unfulfilled.
  • expert: Experts have pointed out that Novartis needs FDA approval for the sale of its drugs and that company officials have spoken approvingly of rolling back the Obama-era Affordable Care Act, a Trump campaign promise largely unfulfilled.
  • approval: Experts have pointed out that Novartis needs FDA approval for the sale of its drugs and that company officials have spoken approvingly of rolling back the Obama-era Affordable Care Act, a Trump campaign promise largely unfulfilled.
  • campaign: Experts have pointed out that Novartis needs FDA approval for the sale of its drugs and that company officials have spoken approvingly of rolling back the Obama-era Affordable Care Act, a Trump campaign promise largely unfulfilled.
  • outbreak: The response to the Ebola outbreak by WHO and its director-general, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has emerged as a major concern as ministers like Azar and his counterparts from other nations gather this week for the World Health Assembly in Geneva.

Jared Kushner: Security clearance restored for Trump's son-in-law

  • require: The wealthy New York real estate developer had to refile the national security questionnaire required of all prospective White House employees after making a number of om issions.
  • career: Mr Kushner's lawyer Abbe Lowell said in a statement that " Mr Kushner's application was properly submitted, reviewed by numerous career officials and underwent the normal process ".
  • process: Mr Kushner's lawyer Abbe Lowell said in a statement that " Mr Kushner's application was properly submitted, reviewed by numerous career officials and underwent the normal process ".
  • further: Mr Kushner's legal team do not believe their client will face further questioning from Mr Mueller, CNN reported.
  • clearance: Jared Kushner: Security clearance restored for Trump's son-in-law- BBC News.

Uber ends Arizona driverless car programme

  • investigator: Image copyright Reuters Image caption National Transportation Safety Board investigators have examined the vehicle involved in the crash.
  • examine: Image copyright Reuters Image caption National Transportation Safety Board investigators have examined the vehicle involved in the crash.
  • vehicle: Image copyright Reuters Image caption National Transportation Safety Board investigators have examined the vehicle involved in the crash.
  • involve: Image copyright Reuters Image caption National Transportation Safety Board investigators have examined the vehicle involved in the crash.
  • crash: Image copyright Reuters Image caption National Transportation Safety Board investigators have examined the vehicle involved in the crash.

Iran nuclear deal: Khamenei lists demands for European powers

  • pact: Israel praised the Trump administration's decision to pull out of the pact but the move was roundly criticised by fellow signatories, including France, Germany, the UK and Russia.
  • caption: Image copyright AFP Image caption Ayatollah Khamenei said Iran could no longer deal with the US.
  • nuclear: Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has set out several conditions for staying in the nuclear deal with world powers.
  • withdraw: US President Donald Trump has said he is withdrawing from the deal, and on Monday Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said sanctions lifted after the 2015 deal would be re-imposed.
  • nuclear: Under the deal, Iran agreed to curb its nuclear activity in return for the lifting of sanctions.

Lessons From Last Ebola Outbreak Guide Approach in DRC

  • vaccine: International agencies shipped in personnel, mobile medical labs and a batch of vaccine that had been tested during the West African outbreak.
  • patient: Two of the patients died; a third had been scheduled for discharge.
  • exposure: The experts also want to increase awareness of safe burial practices, limiting exposure to the body of someone who has died of the infectious disease.
  • vaccine: A potential vaccine had been in limbo since a previous outbreak a decade earlier.
  • outbreak: A potential vaccine had been in limbo since a previous outbreak a decade earlier.

Amid Israel-Gaza violence, a personal drive to preserve humanity and hope

  • village: It had been over a decade since this Palestinian man in his 50s, a resident of Gaza, had seen these friends or stepped foot in this communal village where he worked most of his life.
  • distrust: Between the Gazans and Israelis, animosity and distrust runs deep.
  • coincide: Speaking to a Monitor correspondent days after the one-day surge in Palestinian deaths, which coincided with ceremonies in Jerusalem marking the relocation of the US Embassy to Israel, Ms. Suchman says she is deeply disturbed by the loss of Palestinian life over the last several weeks of violent protests.
  • dialogue: Keidar is also a member of Other Voice, an organization of residents in southern Israel who advocate for dialogue.
  • anger: The flaming kites sent by Gaza protesters setting fields alight on her own moshav and others anger her deeply.

High Hopes But Tough Road for Black Woman in Georgia Governor's Race

  • glimmer: There might be a glimmer of hope for Georgia Democrats in the primary results Tuesday.
  • nominee: Regardless of who emerges as the Republican nominee in nine weeks, Abrams faces a tough political road in what remains a deep red state.
  • nominee: Abrams is betting she can succeed by abandoning the political playbook of previous Democratic nominees, who ran centrist campaigns aimed at luring back older white voters who had come to favor Republicans.
  • campaign: Abrams is betting she can succeed by abandoning the political playbook of previous Democratic nominees, who ran centrist campaigns aimed at luring back older white voters who had come to favor Republicans.
  • appeal: She is instead hoping to appeal to young voters and nonwhites who have been less likely to participate in elections.

A Love Story: Africa and Its British Prince

  • celebrate: Royal watchers are betting he and Meghan Markle will celebrate their recent marriage in the southern African nation of Namibia, known for its sand dunes and pristine beaches.
  • sand: Royal watchers are betting he and Meghan Markle will celebrate their recent marriage in the southern African nation of Namibia, known for its sand dunes and pristine beaches.
  • pristine: Royal watchers are betting he and Meghan Markle will celebrate their recent marriage in the southern African nation of Namibia, known for its sand dunes and pristine beaches.
  • difference: In Lesotho, that work has made a big difference, she said.
  • illegal: Until 1985, it was illegal for mixed race couples to marry in South Africa.

Trump Can't Block Critics on Twitter, Judge Rules

  • opinion: Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald ruled that critics responding to Trump on the popular social media outlet were entitled to voice their opinions, and that if Trump were to block them he would be violating the country's constitutional guarantee of freedom of speech.
  • block: A U.S. judge in New York ruled Wednesday that President Donald Trump can't block his critics from making snarky remarks about him and his policies in response to his barrage of tweets on Twitter.
  • barrage: A U.S. judge in New York ruled Wednesday that President Donald Trump can't block his critics from making snarky remarks about him and his policies in response to his barrage of tweets on Twitter.
  • block: Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald ruled that critics responding to Trump on the popular social media outlet were entitled to voice their opinions, and that if Trump were to block them he would be violating the country's constitutional guarantee of freedom of speech.
  • violate: Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald ruled that critics responding to Trump on the popular social media outlet were entitled to voice their opinions, and that if Trump were to block them he would be violating the country's constitutional guarantee of freedom of speech.

The deft broker behind plans for a Trump-Kim summit

  • praise: The former humans rights lawyer, whose parents were refugees from North Korea, has spent much of his first year in office using the soft diplomacy of warmth and praise to bring out the best intentions of both Mr. Kim and Mr. Trump.
  • advocate: Last year, when Kim and Trump were using threats and bombast against each other, Moon quietly advocated dialogue and reconciliation.
  • diplomacy: Moon also knows when soft diplomacy needs a touch of hard power.
  • refugee: The former humans rights lawyer, whose parents were refugees from North Korea, has spent much of his first year in office using the soft diplomacy of warmth and praise to bring out the best intentions of both Mr. Kim and Mr. Trump.
  • diplomacy: The former humans rights lawyer, whose parents were refugees from North Korea, has spent much of his first year in office using the soft diplomacy of warmth and praise to bring out the best intentions of both Mr. Kim and Mr. Trump.

NFL clubs to be fined if players kneel during anthem

  • accompany: It was unfortunate that on-field protests created a false perception among many that thousands of NFL players were unpatriotic," said NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in a statement accompanying Wednesday's new policy.
  • require: Before, NFL players were required to be on the field for the anthem, but there was no firm directive to stand for the anthem.
  • policy: NFL teams will be fined if players kneel for the US national anthem under a new policy.
  • perform: The American football league said players who do not stand for the Star-Spangled Banner can stay in the locker room until it has been performed.
  • appropriate: The NFL also vowed to " impose appropriate discipline on league personnel who do not stand and show respect for the flag and the Anthem.

Italy president names novice Giuseppe Conte as populist PM

  • austerity: Concerns remain over the two parties, which reject years of EU austerity and want to renegotiate Italy's debt.
  • government: Mr Conte will now form a list of ministers to be approved by the president before a new government can be sworn in.
  • academic: Since his nomination, he has been accused of inflating his academic resume in an effort to boost his international profile.
  • confirm: The resume also said he had carried out " scientific research" at Cambridge University's Girton College in 2001- a spokeswoman for the university said it could not confirm or deny his claim citing data protection laws.
  • deny: The resume also said he had carried out " scientific research" at Cambridge University's Girton College in 2001- a spokeswoman for the university said it could not confirm or deny his claim citing data protection laws.

Trump-Kim summit 'depends on Kim' - Mike Pompeo

  • caption: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Pompeo has met Mr Kim twice in Pyongyang.
  • nuclear: The event is scheduled for 12 June in Singapore, but the North has said it may cancel if the US insists on it giving up nuclear weapons.
  • weapon: The event is scheduled for 12 June in Singapore, but the North has said it may cancel if the US insists on it giving up nuclear weapons.
  • option: Mr Pompeo said the US was prepared to walk away from the talks and a " bad deal" was not an option.
  • international: Meanwhile, a group of international journalists is travelling to North Korea's Punggye-ri nuclear test site to watch it being dismantled.