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Greenland’s ‘unusual’ melting sea ice captured in stunning image

  • transport: As sea-ice disappears, local communities who rely on it for transport, hunting and fishing are expected to suffer.
  • melt: He said the same two factors were thought to have caused last week's ice melt and the historic event of 2012.
  • warm: One is high pressure lodged over Greenland, creating warm and sunny conditions.
  • soar: Last week, however, temperatures soared well above normal levels in Greenland, causing about half of its ice sheet surface to experience melting.
  • typical: The stunning picture may seem typical enough of the Danish territory.

Why are US tourists dying in Dominican Republic?

  • incident: Tourism Minister Francisco Javier Garcia said earlier this month: " These are isolated incidents and the Dominican Republic is a safe destination.
  • swim: The common thread with everybody that did get sick is that they swam in the swim-up bar pool and/or they had a drink from the swim-up bar," said Dana Flower, a travel agent for the group, the Central Oklahoma Parrothead Association.
  • investigate: A New Jersey man has become at least the eighth US tourist to die in the Dominican Republic in a string of deaths the FBI is investigating.
  • isolate: Local officials have called the deaths " unrelated and isolated ", attributing them to natural causes.
  • investigator: Local investigators say both had internal bleeding and fluid in their lungs.

Mohammed Morsi: UN calls for inquiry into ex-Egyptian president's death

  • prolong: He also appears to have been held in prolonged solitary confinement," he said.
  • security: Instead the former leader was laid to rest in eastern Cairo early on Tuesday morning under reportedly tight security.
  • treatment: Image copyright EPA Image caption Family and activists have raised concerns over Morsi's treatment in jail.
  • treat: A statement from Rupert Colville, spokesperson for the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, pointed to Egypt's obligations to treat its prisoners humanely in calling for an investigation.
  • treatment: His family have long raised concerns over his treatment in prison and say that the authorities refused a request for him to be buried in his home town.

Caster Semenya says IAAF used her as a human guinea pig and fears others at risk

  • female: The IAAF has said it is acting in the " best interests of all female athletes in our sport ".
  • pig: Caster Semenya says IAAF used her as a human guinea pig and fears others at risk- BBC Sport.
  • suspend: Since the Court of Arbitration for Sport's decision she has gone to Switzerland's Federal Supreme Court (SFT), which has temporarily suspended the IAAF ruling.
  • release: Semenya spoke out as the Court of Arbitration for Sport released a 163-page document explaining why it had rejected her appeal against the IA AF's rules.
  • risk: Caster Semenya says IAAF used her as a human guinea pig and fears others at risk.

Michel Platini questioned over awarding of World Cup to Qatar

  • govern: Platini, 63, was head of European football's governing body until being banned in 2015 for ethics breaches.
  • position: Fifa said it is aware of Platini's questioning, but added that it is " not in a position to comment furth e r.
  • havoc: Back in 2015, when still one of the sport's most powerful figures, Platini told me he had " no regrets " about voting for Qatar, despite the allegations of corruption and human rights abuses directed against the country, and the havoc a winter tournament would play with the European game he represented at the time.
  • regret: Back in 2015, when still one of the sport's most powerful figures, Platini told me he had " no regrets " about voting for Qatar, despite the allegations of corruption and human rights abuses directed against the country, and the havoc a winter tournament would play with the European game he represented at the time.
  • reiterate: In a statement, Platini's lawyers reiterated he had not been arrested and has " expressed himself serenely and precisely, answering all the questions, including those on the conditions for the awarding of Euro 2016, and has provided useful explanations ".

Pakistan avalanche: Six trapped climbers rescued from mountain

  • trap: Six mountaineers who were trapped by an avalanche on a mountain in northern Pakistan have been rescued.
  • rescue: Six mountaineers who were trapped by an avalanche on a mountain in northern Pakistan have been rescued.
  • rescue: Pakistan avalanche: Six trapped climbers rescued from mountain- BBC News.
  • uncommon: Northern Pakistan is a popular climbing destination because of the region's dramatic peaks, and fatalities are not uncommon.
  • mountaineer: Six mountaineers who were trapped by an avalanche on a mountain in northern Pakistan have been rescued.

Berlin backs five-year rent freeze amid housing pressure

  • ponder: Berlin is, by comparison with somewhere like Munich, still relatively cheap but, even as the Berlin authorities ponder their response, Chancellor Angela Merkel has promised to take action over what is an increasingly sensitive subject for the electorate.
  • sensitive: Berlin is, by comparison with somewhere like Munich, still relatively cheap but, even as the Berlin authorities ponder their response, Chancellor Angela Merkel has promised to take action over what is an increasingly sensitive subject for the electorate.
  • flat: One woman recently offered to bake regularly for anyone who 'd rent her their flat.
  • freeze: Some argue that such a freeze would reduce housing improvements by landlords, including investments in better insulation and other green economy measures.
  • landlord: Some argue that such a freeze would reduce housing improvements by landlords, including investments in better insulation and other green economy measures.

German road toll discriminates against foreigners - ECJ

  • praise: Austria praised the ruling, with motoring groups saying the German idea contradicted the European idea.
  • foreigner: The bitterest opposition came from Austria, which complained it was simply a tax on foreigners.
  • oppose: The Dutch were also opposed, but the Czechs decided to stay out of the case while Denmark eventually backed Berlin.
  • risk: It ruled that the measures were at risk of restricting free movement of goods and services and placed the economic burden solely on foreign drivers.
  • vignette: The court's final ruling still came as a surprise, because an initial opinion by the European Court of Justice earlier this year backed the German case, accepting that foreign drivers would not have to pay for the entire year but could buy shorter 10-day or two-month " vignettes" for less money.

Deadly earthquake hits China's Sichuan province

  • magnitude: The 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck near Yibin in Changning County, south-east of the provincial capital Chengdu, late on Monday, officials said.
  • provincial: The 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck near Yibin in Changning County, south-east of the provincial capital Chengdu, late on Monday, officials said.
  • siren: In Chengdu, about 300km (186 miles) away, an early warning system triggered a siren that sounded across the city about a minute before the earthquake struck, Xinhua said.
  • injure: At least 12 people have been killed and more than 100 injured in a strong earthquake which shook the south-western Chinese province of Sichuan.
  • trap: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Several buildings collapsed, trapping people underneath.

US and Russia clash over power grid 'hack attacks'

  • target: His comments came in response to a New York Times (NYT) story which claimed US military hackers were targeting Russian power plants.
  • expert: The report drew scepticism from experts and a denunciation by President Trump.
  • possible: Russia has said it is " possible" that its electrical grid is under cyber-attack by the US..
  • probe: The US has been probing Russian power systems since 2012, reported the NYT, but was now more interested in finding weaknesses and inserting vir uses.
  • target: Image caption The complexity of Russia's electricity grid makes it a hard target, says expert.

French student misses bus, crashes car, dropped off to exam by police

  • graduate: Police said the teenager explained that he was keen to take the exam and that they had agreed that missing the test, which is required for students to graduate high school in France, would be " unfortunate".
  • unfortunate: Police said the teenager explained that he was keen to take the exam and that they had agreed that missing the test, which is required for students to graduate high school in France, would be " unfortunate".
  • opposite: He reportedly lost control of the vehicle on a turn, hitting a guardrail on the opposite side of the road.
  • vehicle: He reportedly lost control of the vehicle on a turn, hitting a guardrail on the opposite side of the road.
  • require: Police said the teenager explained that he was keen to take the exam and that they had agreed that missing the test, which is required for students to graduate high school in France, would be " unfortunate".

Egypt's Mohammed Morsi: Ex-leader buried after court death

  • impartial: Human rights groups, who had criticised the conditions in which he was kept, have called for an impartial investigation into his death.
  • government: Former President Morsi's death followed years of government mist reatment, prolonged solitary confinement, inadequate medical care, and deprivation of family visits and access to lawyers," Ms Whitston said in a later statement.
  • funeral: His son, Abdullah Mohamed Morsi, told Reuters on Monday that Egyptian authorities had denied a family request for a public funeral in his hometown.
  • government: Public opposition to his government grew and millions of anti-government protesters took to the streets across Egypt to mark the first anniversary of the day he took office, on 30 June 2013.
  • government: Three days later, the army suspended the constitution, announced an interim government ahead of new elections and detained Morsi, who denounced the move as a coup.

New Zealand man jailed for 21 months for sharing Christchurch shooting video

  • guilty: Earlier this week, he pleaded not guilty to all charges and is expected to face trial next year.
  • jail: New Zealand man jailed for 21 months for sharing Christchurch shooting video- BBC News.
  • jail: New Zealand man jailed for 21 months for sharing Christchurch shooting video.
  • target: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Al Noormosque was one of two mosques targeted during the Christchurch attack.
  • jail: A New Zealand man who shared a livestream video of the Christchurch mosque attacks has been jailed for 21 months.

Toronto Raptors: Four people injured in victory parade shooting

  • injure: Toronto Raptors: Four people injured in victory parade shooting- BBC News.
  • parade: Toronto Raptors: Four people injured in victory parade shooting- BBC News.
  • injure: Four people were injured in a daytime shooting in Toronto during a crowded victory rally for the Toronto Raptors basketball team, police say.
  • interrupt: The event was only briefly interrupted as officials calmed the crowd.
  • victim: Police tweeted that none of the victims had life-threatening injuries, though two were seriously wounded.

Gulf of Oman: US sends more troops amid tanker tension with Iran

  • release: The Pentagon has already released grainy video said to show the same episode.
  • fuel: It agreed to limit the enrichment of uranium, which is used to make reactor fuel but also nuclear weapons, and other measures in return for relief from sanctions.
  • implicate: The US has implicated Iran in the latest attacks and four others outside the Strait of Hormuz in May.
  • hostile: The recent Iranian attacks validate the reliable, credible intelligence we have received on hostile behaviour by Iranian forces and their proxy groups that threaten United States personnel and interests across the region.
  • hostile: Acting Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said the deployment was in response to what he described as " hostile behaviour" by Iranian forces.

Atlantic Ocean 'running out of breath'

  • government: If we can identify those areas then we can then work with governments to back off the pressure.
  • huge: A huge international research programme has been launched to assess the health of the Atlantic Ocean.
  • government: The results will help governments decide which developments of the Atlantic are sustainable and responsible.
  • vehicle: Image copyright Sid Frisby Image caption A remotely-operated underwater vehicle is used to gather footage of the coral mounds of the Mingulay reef off the west coast of Scotland.
  • international: A huge international research programme has been launched to assess the health of the Atlantic Ocean.

Syrian universities weakened by 'brain-drain', says report

  • exile: Syria's higher education system has been devastated by conflict, according to Cambridge University researchers and Syrian academics in exile.
  • exile: The team spoke to 19 Syrian academics living in exile in Turkey, some of whom described how they had suffered detention at the hands of the Islamic State group.
  • struggle: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Syria has been devastated by conflict and its universities are struggling to play a part in the country's recovery.
  • refugee: An estimated 2,000 university professionals were among the exodus of refugees, the researchers found.
  • undermine: The report, commissioned by the British organisation the Council for At-Risk Academics (Cara), as part of its Syria programme, describes a sector undermined by the destruction of facilities and human rights violations as well as what it calls curriculum stagnation and the militarisation of campuses.

Dogs' eyes evolve to appeal to humans

  • mimic: A small facial muscle allows dog eyes to mimic an " infant-like" expression which prompts a " nurturing response ".
  • research: Previous studies have shown how such canine expressions can appeal to humans, but this research from the UK and US shows there has been an anatomical change around dogs ' eyes to make it possible.
  • possible: Previous studies have shown how such canine expressions can appeal to humans, but this research from the UK and US shows there has been an anatomical change around dogs ' eyes to make it possible.
  • sad: This muscle movement allows dogs ' eyes to " appear larger, more infant-like and also resembles a movement humans produce when they are sad ".
  • unconscious: She says that humans would have an " unconscious preferenc e" to protect and breed from dogs with such an appealing trait, giving them an evolutionary advantage and reinforcing this change in subsequent generations.

Face to face with DR Congo's deadly vipers

  • species: Francois Nsingi, the technician from the DR Congo Anti-Venom Centre, ensured the most dangerous species weren't stressed or ill at ease.
  • species: He has been fishing the river systems his whole life and has been bitten several times but fortunately by smaller species of vipers only.
  • harm: These remedies potentially alleviate some minor symptoms or provide a placebo effect but can also cause harm.
  • issue: Photographer Hugh Kinsella Cunningham has been documenting the issue and capturing close-up portraits of some of the world's most dangerous snakes, for the Pulitzer Centre on Crisis Reporting.
  • village: The snake was spotted close to the village and, because of the mortality rate of bites, snakes are feared and often killed as soon as they are seen.

How a struggling airline went soaring through the cloud

  • harm: Malta's Tourism Minister Konrad Mizzi says the new airline will not harm Air Malta, with its different business focus on medium-haul flights, routes to key hubs like Heathrow and Frankfurt, and cargo.
  • government: Air Malta also boosted its fortunes by selling its summer landing rights at London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports to Malta's government, says Gabor Bukta, an aviation analyst in Budapest.
  • firm: Image copyright Andrei Logoviceanu Image caption Car hire firm Addison Lee has also used APIs to integrate other firms ' computer systems.
  • firm: Image copyright Andrei Logoviceanu Image caption Car hire firm Addison Lee has also used APIs to integrate other firms ' computer systems.
  • struggle: How a struggling airline went soaring through the cloud- BBC News.

Egypt's ousted president Mohammed Morsi dies during trial

  • confinement: There has long been concern about the politicised trials which have kept him in prison, as well as his conditions of confinement.
  • oust: Egypt's ousted president Mohammed Morsi dies during trial- BBC News.
  • oust: Egypt's former President Mohammed Morsi, ousted by the military in 2013 after one year in office, has collapsed in a courtroom and died, officials say.
  • murder: The Muslim Brotherhood said the death was a " full-fledged murder" and called for crowds to gather at the funeral.
  • funeral: The Muslim Brotherhood said the death was a " full-fledged murder" and called for crowds to gather at the funeral.

Harvard rescinds admission for Parkland student 'over racist slurs'

  • slur: Harvard rescinds admission for Parkland student 'over racist slurs'- BBC News.
  • survive: A teenager who survived a gun massacre at his Florida high school has said he lost his spot at Harvard University over past racist remarks.
  • massacre: A teenager who survived a gun massacre at his Florida high school has said he lost his spot at Harvard University over past racist remarks.
  • possible: Kyle Kashu v, 18, said the online comments were made when he was 16, and were done " in an effort to be as extreme and shocking as possible ".
  • pinnacle: If any institution should understand growth, it's Harvard, which is looked to as the pinnacle of higher education despite its chequered past," he wrote, adding: " Throughout its history, Harvard's faculty has included slave owners, segregationists, bigots and anti-Semites.

Guatemala election: What campaign chaos has to do with migration north

  • rural: A little boy ran out of a voting booth Sunday in the Guatemalan department of San Marcos, a rural area south of the Mexican border.
  • violence: Guatemala is increasingly in the global spotlight, with tens of thousands of Central Americans leaving or traveling through the country to flee poverty, violence, and lack of opportunity stopped at the U.S. border this year.
  • opportunity: Guatemala is increasingly in the global spotlight, with tens of thousands of Central Americans leaving or traveling through the country to flee poverty, violence, and lack of opportunity stopped at the U.S. border this year.
  • preference: Professor Allison notes that, with the two candidates who were polling first and second just a few months ago disqualified, Guatemalans are voting for their third and fourth preferences.
  • require: The designation would require migrants that arrive in Guatemala to apply for asylum there first.

In Trump peace conference, a perilous balancing act for Jordan

  • position: We will listen to what is proposed, and if it is in line with our positions, we will acknowledge it.
  • involve: So rather than involve Jordan and Egypt, President Donald Trump and his son-in-law and envoy Jared Kushner have overridden Amman and Cairo and arranged the peace plan directly with Saudi Arabia, as the political force they thought could deliver much of the Arab world.
  • issue: To Saudi Arabia and other U.S. allies in the Gulf, the Palestinian issue increasingly has been seen as a stumbling block to forging a closer alliance with Israel in order to counter perceived Iranian aggression in the region.
  • perceive: To Saudi Arabia and other U.S. allies in the Gulf, the Palestinian issue increasingly has been seen as a stumbling block to forging a closer alliance with Israel in order to counter perceived Iranian aggression in the region.
  • indigenous: The other 3 million-plus Jordanians hail from indigenous East Bank tribes who make up the army, the security services, and much of the political elite in the kingdom.

Why this Republican senator has been able to forge her own path

  • partisan: Senator Murkowski declined to back Judge Kavanaugh after he was accused in a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing of sexual assault while in high school, igniting a furious partisan battle.
  • generally: While she says she recognizes the risks of climate change, an issue that is becoming a litmus test for national Democrats, she generally sides with vested oil-and-gas interests.
  • path: Why this Republican senator has been able to forge her own path.
  • repeal: In 2017, Senator Murkowski also voted against a Republican effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act, another high-profile vote that angered Mr. Tavoliero.
  • legislator: A former state legislator who became U.S. senator in 2002, Senator Murkowski has become that rare breed: a genuine swing vote in a polarized chamber.

Hong Kong’s quiet message to Beijing

  • protest: It was the third protest in eight days against a proposed extradition treaty sought by China.
  • treaty: It was the third protest in eight days against a proposed extradition treaty sought by China.
  • peaceful: Not surprising for a city with more than 1,500 churches, the protests were remarkable for their religious themes, aimed at peaceful persuasion instead of violent confrontation.
  • persuasion: Not surprising for a city with more than 1,500 churches, the protests were remarkable for their religious themes, aimed at peaceful persuasion instead of violent confrontation.
  • persecution: To many Christians, black is the symbol for the persecution of Christ.

Mohammed Morsi: A turbulent presidency cut short by the army

  • further: Amid increasing un rest, Morsi issued a further decree authorising the armed forces to protect national institutions and polling places until a referendum on a draft constitution was held on 15 December 2012.
  • oust: Mohammed Morsi was Egypt's first democratically elected president, but lasted only one year in power before being ousted by the military on 3 July 2013.
  • ultimatum: The military's move followed days of mass anti-government protests and Morsi's rejection of an ultimatum from the generals to resolve Egypt's worst political crisis since Hosni Mubarak was deposed in 2011.
  • resolve: The military's move followed days of mass anti-government protests and Morsi's rejection of an ultimatum from the generals to resolve Egypt's worst political crisis since Hosni Mubarak was deposed in 2011.
  • topple: Four months after he was toppled, Morsi went on trial alongside 14 senior figures from the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood movement, accused of inciting his supporters to murder a journalist and two opposition protesters, and ordering the torture and unlawful detention of others.

Belgium monks forced to sell prized beer online to beat resellers

  • abbey: Beer sales at the abbey will remain exclusively aimed at private customers," he added.
  • abbey: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Belgian Trappist monk Manu Van Hecke is to sell his abbey's beer online.
  • launch: Belgian monks who brew one of the world's most coveted beers are launching a website to prevent unauthorised resellers profiting from their product.
  • abbey: The abbey's sales have traditionally been limited to private customers who order by phone before collecting a maximum of two crates in person.
  • abbey: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Brother Godf ried, a Belgian Trappist monk at St Sixtus abbey, looks at bottles of Westvleteren beer.

Gloria Vanderbilt: US fashion icon and heiress dies aged 95

  • icon: US artist and fashion icon Gloria Vanderbilt has died aged 95.
  • tycoon: Vanderbilt, known as the " poor little rich girl ", was the great-great-granddaughter of Cornelius Vanderbilt, a 19th Century tycoon.
  • pioneer: The socia lite, who was married several times, made her name in the 1970s and '80s as a designer jeans pioneer.
  • legal: The aunt eventually won the legal battle, described by the media at the time as the " trial of the centur y ".
  • icon: Gloria Vanderbilt: US fashion icon and heiress dies aged 95.

China's Xi Jinping to make first state visit to North Korea

  • series: The visits were intended to help relations between the two countries after Beijing backed a series of UN sanctions against North Korea over its nuclear activities.
  • nuclear: The visits were intended to help relations between the two countries after Beijing backed a series of UN sanctions against North Korea over its nuclear activities.
  • series: China-DPRK relations have opened a new chapter," state television CCTV said, adding that Mr Xi and Mr Kim have reached a " series of important consensus" ( sic) in past meetings.
  • issue: Talks between the US and North Korea have stalled over the issue of North Korea's nuclear programme, despite two meetings between Mr Trump and Mr Kim.
  • nuclear: Talks between the US and North Korea have stalled over the issue of North Korea's nuclear programme, despite two meetings between Mr Trump and Mr Kim.

Finnish radio drops Latin news after 30 years

  • involve: Reijo Pitkaranta of Helsinki University's Classics Department was involved in the project from the start, and told Yle that " what started as an experiment has become an international phenomenon in modern Latin studies, while also reporting on major events like the Asian tsunami and the Twin Towers attack in New York ".
  • international: Reijo Pitkaranta of Helsinki University's Classics Department was involved in the project from the start, and told Yle that " what started as an experiment has become an international phenomenon in modern Latin studies, while also reporting on major events like the Asian tsunami and the Twin Towers attack in New York ".
  • phenomenon: Reijo Pitkaranta of Helsinki University's Classics Department was involved in the project from the start, and told Yle that " what started as an experiment has become an international phenomenon in modern Latin studies, while also reporting on major events like the Asian tsunami and the Twin Towers attack in New York ".
  • major: Reijo Pitkaranta of Helsinki University's Classics Department was involved in the project from the start, and told Yle that " what started as an experiment has become an international phenomenon in modern Latin studies, while also reporting on major events like the Asian tsunami and the Twin Towers attack in New York ".
  • praise: Yle's own creative director, Ville Vilen, also praised the programme's " unique cultural contributio n", but concluded that ultimately the broadcaster's limited resources had to be focused on Finland rather than the 500-800 Latin enthusiasts who not only regularly tune in but actively engage with the bulletin around the world.

Vatican considers ordaining older married men in remote parts of Amazon

  • pastoral: Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption The Amazon region represents a pastoral and environmental challenge, the Vatican says.
  • issue: The issue was raised in detail in Pope Francis ' landmark Encyclical on the Environment- Laudato Si- published in 2015.
  • landmark: The issue was raised in detail in Pope Francis ' landmark Encyclical on the Environment- Laudato Si- published in 2015.
  • publish: The issue was raised in detail in Pope Francis ' landmark Encyclical on the Environment- Laudato Si- published in 2015.
  • require: He wrote that the region was confronting such challenges that it " requires structural and personal changes by all human beings, by nations and by the Church ".

Iran nuclear deal: Enriched uranium limit will be breached on 27 June

  • nuclear: Iran nuclear deal: Enriched uranium limit will be breached on 27 June- BBC News.
  • nuclear: Iran nuclear deal: Enriched uranium limit will be breached on 27 June.
  • nuclear: Iran has announced it will breach on 27 June the limit on its stockpile of enriched uranium that was set under a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.
  • quadruple: Its atomic energy agency said it had quadrupled production of the material, which is used to make reactor fuel and potentially nuclear weapons.
  • material: Its atomic energy agency said it had quadrupled production of the material, which is used to make reactor fuel and potentially nuclear weapons.

Cat filter accidentally used in Pakistani minister’s live press conference

  • mistake: He later said it was a " mistake" that should not be taken " so seriously ".
  • comical: As Mr Yousafzai spoke, the comical filter superimposed pink ears and whiskers on his face, and that of other officials sitting beside him.
  • superimpose: As Mr Yousafzai spoke, the comical filter superimposed pink ears and whiskers on his face, and that of other officials sitting beside him.
  • incident: All necessary actions have been taken to avoid such incidents in future," it said.

Nigeria suicide blast kills 30 football fans in Borno

  • suicide: Nigeria suicide blast kills 30 football fans in Borno- BBC News.
  • injure: Image copyright AFP Image caption Forty people were injured in the attack which took place in Konduga in Borno State.
  • suicide: At least 30 people have been killed in a suicide attack in north-eastern Nigeria, while watching a televised football match, officials say.
  • injure: Another 40 were injured in the triple suicide bombing, according to the state emergency management agency.
  • triple: Another 40 were injured in the triple suicide bombing, according to the state emergency management agency.

Ecuador 'allows US military planes to use Galapagos island airfield'

  • island: Ecuador 'allows US military planes to use Galapagos island airfield'- BBC News.
  • island: Ecuador 'allows US military planes to use Galapagos island airfield'.
  • site: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Galapagos Islands are a Unesco World Heritage site.
  • operate: Ecuador has agreed to allow US military planes to operate from an airport on the Galapagos Islands, reports say.
  • involve: The aircraft involved include a Boeing 777 and a Lockheed P-3 Orion, Latin American TV network Telesur reports.

Huawei smartphone sales hit amid US curbs

  • security: The US argues that the Chinese company- the world's largest maker of telecoms equipment and the second biggest smartphone maker- poses a security risk.
  • risk: The US argues that the Chinese company- the world's largest maker of telecoms equipment and the second biggest smartphone maker- poses a security risk.
  • research: Spending on research and development would not be cut, Mr Ren added, despite the anticipated hit to the firm's finances.
  • suspend: UK-based chip designer ARM told staff it must suspend business with Huawei, according to internal documents obtained by the BBC.
  • obtain: UK-based chip designer ARM told staff it must suspend business with Huawei, according to internal documents obtained by the BBC.

South America power cut: Argentina investigates 'unprecedented' outage

  • investigate: Argentina is investigating what caused a massive power cut that hit nearly 50 million people.
  • massive: Argentina is investigating what caused a massive power cut that hit nearly 50 million people.
  • unprecedented: President Mauricio Macri called the outage " unprecedented", promising a thorough inquiry.
  • transport: The disruption hit public transport while hospitals were forced to run on generators.
  • responsible: Energy Minister Gustavo Lopetegui said it was unlikely that a cyber-attack was responsible, and that it would take 10-15 days for the results of the investigation to be published.

Indonesia bus crashes as passenger grabs steering wheel

  • injure: Twelve people were killed and dozens more injured when a passenger grabbed the steering wheel of a bus in West Java, Indonesia, causing it to crash.
  • passenger: Twelve people were killed and dozens more injured when a passenger grabbed the steering wheel of a bus in West Java, Indonesia, causing it to crash.
  • wheel: Twelve people were killed and dozens more injured when a passenger grabbed the steering wheel of a bus in West Java, Indonesia, causing it to crash.
  • witness: Witnesses said the passenger was embroiled in a row with the driver and tried to wrest control of the bus on a toll road in Majalengka on Monday.
  • passenger: Witnesses said the passenger was embroiled in a row with the driver and tried to wrest control of the bus on a toll road in Majalengka on Monday.

Phoenix mayor apologises after US police threaten to shoot black family

  • mayor: Phoenix mayor apologises after US police threaten to shoot black family- BBC News.
  • mayor: Phoenix mayor apologises after US police threaten to shoot black family.
  • mayor: The mayor of the US city of Phoenix has apologised after a video allegedly showing police threatening to shoot a black family went viral.
  • incident: Officers were responding to an alleged shoplifting incident last month when the video was recorded.
  • shout: In the video, officers can be seen shouting at the family to get out of their vehicle before threatening to shoot them.

Hong Kong extradition: How radical youth forced the government's hand

  • witness: In just one week Hong Kong has witnessed two of its largest ever protests, as well its most violent protest in decades.
  • protest: In just one week Hong Kong has witnessed two of its largest ever protests, as well its most violent protest in decades.
  • typical: Until recently the stereotype of a " typical" Hong Kong teen would have been one more interested in studying or making money than political activism or creative thinking.
  • protest: Many of them were even too young to have taken part in the last Hong Kong protest to hold the world's media rapt- the 2014 Umbrella protests, when tens of thousands of people slept in the streets for weeks, demanding democratic elections.
  • territory: The territory currently enjoys special rights and freedoms due to a handover agreement between the British, who previously colonised Hong Kong, and the Chinese government.

India magician feared drowned in river after Houdini trick

  • magician: India magician feared drowned in river after Houdini trick- BBC News.
  • trick: India magician feared drowned in river after Houdini trick- BBC News.
  • magician: An Indian magician, who attempted to recreate Harry Houdini's famed trick by jumping shackled into a river, is feared dead.
  • recreate: An Indian magician, who attempted to recreate Harry Houdini's famed trick by jumping shackled into a river, is feared dead.
  • trick: An Indian magician, who attempted to recreate Harry Houdini's famed trick by jumping shackled into a river, is feared dead.

Hong Kong protest: Joshua Wong calls for HK leader Carrie Lam to resign

  • activist: Hong Kong's most prominent student activist Joshua Wong has called for the resignation of leader Carrie Lam, after walking free from prison.
  • withdraw: He also celebrated his new found freedom and called for the extradition bill to be withdrawn in a tweet on Monday.
  • reminiscent: The recent wave of protests in Hong Kong are reminiscent of the Umbrella Movement that took place in 2014.
  • unlawful: The student activists were later convicted of unlawful assembly and jailed over an incident that helped trigger the mass protests.
  • protest: Hong Kong protest: Joshua Wong calls for HK leader Carrie Lam to resign- BBC News.

Italian George Clooney fraudsters arrested in Thailand

  • visa: They will be charged for overstaying their visas before extradition proceedings begin, police said.
  • outskirt: Image copyright CRIME SUPPRESSION DIVISION/ ROYAL THAI POLICE Image caption The two were arrested on the outskirts of Pattaya in Thailand.
  • series: They are also accused of a series of other scams and frauds in Italy.
  • outskirt: The two were arrested on Saturday in a joint operation of Thai and Italian authorities on the outskirts of the Thai city of Pattaya, Thailand's Crime Suppression Division said on Sunday.
  • trick: "During interrogation, Francesco confessed to claiming to be George Clooney and opening a clothes business to trick people into sending money ," news agency AFP said citing Thaipolice.

Germany's far-right AfD party fails to win first mayor

  • urge: Ahead of the vote, a number of actors and filmmakers linked with the city wrote an open letter urging residents not to support the AfD..
  • mayor: Germany's far-right AfD party fails to win first mayor- BBC News.
  • major: The area around the town has served as the backdrop to major Hollywood films, such as Inglourious Basterds and The Grand Budapest Hotel.
  • resident: Ahead of the vote, a number of actors and filmmakers linked with the city wrote an open letter urging residents not to support the AfD..
  • majority: I am happy that a majority has chosen to vote for me," Mr Ursu said following his victory.

Saving sharks: One woman's mission to protect the hammerhead

  • vulnerable: Easily spooked by the bubbles coming from her diving equipment, the sharks appeared shy, vulnerable and beautiful.
  • swim: More than a decade on from her life-changing swim with hammerheads, Zanella now has a young daughter.
  • swim: Swimming off Cocos Island in the Pacific Ocean, Ilena Zanella had her first close encounter with hammerhead sharks.
  • surround: As social creatures, the sharks gather in their hundreds, and soon she found herself surrounded.
  • species: I saw the vulnerability of this endangered species," she says.

Letter from Africa: 'Sudan's revolutionaries offline but not silenced'

  • urgent: A few offices also have landline internet connections and my sister walked for three hours to get to hers in Khartoum east to check an urgent email from a US university where she is hoping to study.
  • worry: There is still a worry that these conversations may be tracked but it is felt that not everything can be monitored.
  • witness: As more people hear about them, the bigger they become- though witnesses say they are kept to smaller streets because of the presence of the security forces on the main roads.
  • series: In our series of letters from African journalists, Zeinab Mohammed Salih describes what life is like without the internet for Sudan's revolutionaries.
  • shock: Many Sudanese are still in shock after the crackdown by security forces who brutally broke up the crowds at the sit -in outside the military headquarters on 3 June.

EU leaders face pressure to deliver on climate change

  • improvise: Moreover, she says, the EU " needs to think where the next crisis will come from ", as the current controls were hastily improvised to deal with the Syria crisis.
  • urgent: It says the need for that is " urgent "," hand in hand with the further development of the Single Market ".
  • planet: A few years after saving the euro is it now time for the EU to save the planet?
  • policy: A leaked draft of the EU's Strategic Agenda also speaks of the need to control migration to the EU and adapt industrial policy for the digital age.
  • liberal: Their surge, and the boost for liberal parties in the centre, will change the dynamic of EU politics.

What's happening in the news this week?

  • sense: It's Monday, it's a new week, and while we won't pretend to know everything that's going to happen over the next seven days, we have some sense of what's coming up.
  • rare: It's actually quite rare for an incumbent not to run for a second elected term in the US- only five presidents have chosen not to do so.
  • incumbent: It's actually quite rare for an incumbent not to run for a second elected term in the US- only five presidents have chosen not to do so.
  • prime: Does that mean he's a shoo-in to be prime minister?
  • qualify: One of his fellow top scorers, team-mate Sadio Mane, will appear for Senegal (the other one, Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, did not qualify with Gabon).

Carole Ghosn: 'I'm a housewife, not a conniving woman'

  • insularity: The Brazilian-French businessman had led Nissan's revival from near-bankruptcy in a country renowned for its corporate insularity.
  • connive: Carole Ghosn: 'I 'm a housewife, not a conniving woma n'- BBC News.
  • connive: Carole Ghosn: 'I 'm a housewife, not a conniving woma n'.
  • connive: I 'm a housewife who raised three children, and they're making me sound like this conniving woman," says the 52-year-old Beirut-born Mrs Ghosn.
  • jaundice: I thought he had jaundice because he wasn't seeing sunlight.