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I'm Carmen English from the VOA News Center in Washington.

British police have increased their patrols in downtown London where two cars loaded with potentially explosive materials were found Friday. Meanwhile, investigators are examining images from security cameras in central London where two unexploded car bombs were found Friday. Charles Hubert is a London based terrorist analyst.

'It will be a really gifted investigators. On top of that of course this area of London is such lighted with a consecrate television cover it.'

The detectives are trying to identify the people who drove the cars into London and left them in the busy entertainment district. The head of London's anti-terrorism police Peter Clark said the first car bomb was found outside a crowded nightclub where a blast could have resulted in many fatalities and injuries. A second vehicle was parked illegally not far from the first car. Clark says the two incidents are clearly linked.

'Those are considerable amount of fuel and gas canisters. As in the first vehicle there was also substantial quantity nails. This like the first device was potentially viable.'

Britain's new Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Britain faces a serious and continued security threat while Home Secretary Jacqui Smith urged citizens to be alert and vigilant.

The US military in Iraq says its troops killed 26 insurgents and detained 17 others in two predawn raids in a Shiite stronghold of Sadr City in Baghdad. A US military statement today says the militants were believed to have ties to Iranian terror networks responsible for funneling lethal aid into Iraq. It says US soldiers faced significant resistance during the raids including roadside bomb attacks as well as fire from rocket-propelled grenades and light weapons.

The US Supreme Court has reversed itself and agreed to hear appeals of detainees held at the US facility of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. VOA's Gary Thomas reports.

On the last day of its current session, the Supreme Court changed its mind about two cases involving detainees in government custody. After denying earlier appeals by the Guantanamo detainees in April, the court said it would hear arguments in its next term about whether inmates whom the government deems to be enemy combatants have the right to challenge their detention in a US court. Eric Freedman, a law professor at Hofstra University and a legal advisor for the detainees, says the turnabout is a major victory for the Guantanamo inmates.

'It's a huge step forward for the detainees, and a serious, serious setback for the government's efforts.'

National Security Council spokesman Gordon Johndroe said the Bush administration does not believe any legal review of its detainee procedures is necessary, but added that it is confident about its legal position. But even conservative legal scholars say the court decision to take the cases does not bode well for the administration's detainee policies. Gary Thomas, VOA News, Washington.

Chinese President Hu Jintao is expected to face fresh calls for democracy in Hong Kong as the former British colony marks the 10th anniversary of its return to Chinese rule. Security was heavy Friday as Mr. Hu arrived in Hong Kong for his first visit to the territory since becoming China's leader.

In other news, the people of East Timor are voting for a new parliament. VOA's Nancy-Amelia Collins reports from Dili.

East Timorese voted Saturday for a new parliament in an election that has shaped up to be a fight between the ruling Fretilin party and the new CNRT party led by former president Xanana Gusmao. Former prime minister and newly elected President Jose Ramos-Horta says what is most important for the nation is a peaceful election.

Whichever party wins will be good for Timor if it's peaceful and everybody accepts the verdict of the nation.'

East Timor was rocked by violence last year after fighting between security forces degenerated into gang warfare that forced a third of the residents of Dili into makeshift refugee camps. An Australian-led international peacekeeping force that has been in the country since the government requested help to quell last year's violence is helping to keep order during the election period. Nancy-Amelia Collins, VOA News, Dili, East Timor.

Those are the top stories. I'm Carmen English, VOA News.

Vocabulary

canister: n. a metallic cylinder packed with shot and used as ammunition in a firearm 罐,筒
funnel: v. move or pour through a funnel
inmate: n. one of several resident of a dwelling (especially someone confined to a prison or hospital) 同住者, 同室者(特指在医院、监狱), 居民
degenerate: v. grow worse 退化,堕落
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I'm Carmen English from the VOA News Center in Washington.

British police have increased their patrols in downtown London where two cars loaded with potentially explosive materials were found Friday. Meanwhile, investigators are examining images from security cameras in central London where two unexploded car bombs were found Friday. Charles Hubert is a London based terrorist analyst. “It will be a really / frustigators. On top / because this area of London is such / with a / television.” The detectors are trying to identify the people who drove the cars into London and left them in the busy entertainment district. The head of London's antiterrorist police Peter Clark said the first car bomb was found outside a crowded nightclub where a blast could have resulted in main fatalities and injuries. A second vehicle was parked illegally not far from the first car. Clark says the two incidents are clearly linked. “Those are construable among the fuel and gas canisters. As in the first vehicle there was also substantial considered of nails. This like the first device / if vital.” Britain's new Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Britain faces a serious and continuous security threat while Home Secretary Jacqui Smith urged citizens to be alert and vigilant.

The US military in Iraq says its troops killed 26 insurgents and detained 17 others in two predawn raids in a Shiite stronghold of Sadr City in Baghdad. The US military statement today says the militants were believed to have ties to Iranian terror networks responsible for a filing gleeful aid into Iraq. It says US soldiers faced significant resistance during the raids including roadside bomb attack as well as fire from rocket prepare grenades and light weapons.

The US Supreme Court has reversed itself and agreed to hear appeals of detainees held at the US facility of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. VOA's Gary Thomas reports.

On the last day of its current session, the Supreme Court changed its mind about two cases involving detainees in government custody. After denying earlier appeals by the Guantanamo detainees in April, the court said it would hear arguments in its next term about whether inmates whom the government seems to be enemy combatants had the right to challenge their detention any US court. E. Freedman, a law Professor / University, and a legal advisor for the detainees says the turnabout is a major victory for the Guantanamo inmates. “It's a / effort the detainees now serious, serious setback for the government effort.” The National Security Council spokesman Gordon C. said the Bush administration does not believe any legal review of its detainee procedures is necessary, but added that it is confident about its legal position. But even conservative legal scholars say the court decision to take the cases does not bold well for the administration's detainee policies. Gary Thomas, VOA News, Washington.

Chinese President Hu Jintao is expected to face fresh calls for democracy in Hong Kong as the former British colony marks the 10th anniversary of its return to Chinese rule. Security was heavy Friday as Mr. Hu arrived in Hong Kong for his first visit to the territory since becoming China's leader.

In other news, the people of East Timor are voting for a new parliament. VOA's Nancy M. reports from Dili.

East Timorese voted Saturday for a new parliament in an election that shaked up to be a fight between the ruling F. Party and the new S. Party led by former President Xanana Gusmao. Former Prime Minister, a newly elected President José Ramos-Horta, says what is most important for the nation is a peaceful election. “Whichever to mark the wins over the whole Timor // and have what // the nation.” East Timor was wracked by violence last year after fighting between security forces to generate and to gain warfare that forced the third of residents in Dili into / refugee camps. An Australian-led international peacekeeping force that / the country since the government requested to / to quell last year's violence is helping to keep / during the election period. Nancy M, VOA News, Dili, East Timor.

Those are the top stories. I'm Carmen English, VOA News.
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I'm Carmen English from the VOA News Center in Washington.

British police have increased their patrols in downtown London where two cars loaded with potentially explosive materials were found Friday. Meanwhile, investigators are examining images from security cameras in central London where two unexploded car bombs were found Friday. Charles Hubert is a London based terrorist analyst. “It will be a really gifted investigators. On top of that of course this area of London is such lighted with a consecrate television cover it.” The detectors are trying to identify the people who drove the cars into London and left them in the busy entertainment district. The head of London's antiterrorist police Peter Clark said the first car bomb was found outside a crowded nightclub where a blast could have resulted in main fatalities and injuries. A second vehicle was parked illegally not far from the first car. Clark says the two incidents are clearly linked. “Those are considerable amount of fuel and gas canisters. As in the first vehicle there was also substantial constituted nails. This like the first device what is potentially in vivo.” Britain's new Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Britain faces a serious and continuous security threat while Home Secretary Jacqui Smith urged citizens to be alert and vigilant.

The US military in Iraq says its troops killed 26 insurgents and detained 17 others in two predawn raids in a Shiite stronghold of Sadr City in Baghdad. The US military statement today says the militants were believed to have ties to Iranian terror networks responsible for a filing gleeful aid into Iraq. It says US soldiers faced significant resistance during the raids including roadside bomb attack as well as fire from rocket-propelled grenades and light weapons.

The US Supreme Court has reversed itself and agreed to hear appeals of detainees held at the US facility of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. VOA's Gary Thomas reports.

On the last day of its current session, the Supreme Court changed its mind about two cases involving detainees in government custody. After denying earlier appeals by the Guantanamo detainees in April, the court said it would hear arguments in its next term about whether inmates whom the government deems to be enemy combatants had the right to challenge their detention in any US court. E. Freedman, a law Professor of H. University, and a legal advisor for the detainees says the turnabout is a major victory for the Guantanamo inmates. “It's a buglet for the detainees’ now serious, serious setback for the government’s effort.” The National Security Council spokesman Gordon Johndroe said the Bush administration does not believe any legal review of its detainee procedures is necessary, but added that it is confident about its legal position. But even conservative legal scholars say the court decision to take the cases does not bold well for the administration's detainee policies. Gary Thomas, VOA News, Washington.

Chinese President Hu Jintao is expected to face fresh calls for democracy in Hong Kong as the former British colony marks the 10th anniversary of its return to Chinese rule. Security was heavy Friday as Mr. Hu arrived in Hong Kong for his first visit to the territory since becoming China's leader.

In other news, the people of East Timor are voting for a new parliament. VOA's Nancy M. reports from Dili.

East Timorese voted Saturday for a new parliament in an election that shaped up to be a fight between the ruling F. Party and the new S. Party led by former President Xanana Gusmao. Former Prime Minister, a newly elected President José Ramos-Horta, says what is most important for the nation is a peaceful election. “Which have marked the wings who will be groovy for Timor if peaceful and avoided what exceptive reality of the nation.” East Timor was wrecked by violence last year after fighting between security forces to generate and to gain warfare that forced the third of residents in Dili into makeshift refugee camps. An Australian-led international peacekeeping force that spanning the country since the government requested to top to quell last year's violence is helping to keep order during the election period. Nancy M, VOA News, Dili, East Timor.

Those are the top stories. I'm Carmen English, VOA News.
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British polices have increased their portals in downtown London where two cars loaded with potentially explosive materials were found Friday. Meanwhile investigators are examining images from security cameras. In central London where two unexploded car bombs were found Friday. Chorale Shewberage is the London Day's terrorism analyst. "It would be a really gifting investigators. On top of that, of course this area of London is such righted with a security television coverage." The detectives are trying to identify the people who drove the cars into London and left them in the busy entertainment district. The head of London's entire police Peter Clark said the first car bomb was found outside the crowded night club where a blast could've resulted in many fatalities and injuries. A second vehicle was parked illegally not far from the first car. Clark says the two incidents are clearly linked. "There was a considerable amount of fill and gas canisters. As in the first vehicle, there is also substantial constituted nail. This like the first device was potentially vulnerable..." Britain's new Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Britain faces a serious and continuous security threat where a home secretary Jacky Smith urged citizens should be alert and vigilant.
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I am Carmen English from the VOA news center in Washington.

British police have increased their patrols in downtown London where two cars loaded with potentially explosive materials were found Friday. Meanwhile the investigators are examing imagers from security cameras in central London where two unexploded car bombs were found Friday. Chals Shiridge is a London base terrorism analyst. It will be really different investigators, on top about of course this area of London in such righted with a consecrate television cover it. The detectors are trying to identify the people who drove the cars into London and left them in busy entertainment district. The header of London’s antiterrorist police Peter Clark said the first car bombed was found outside a crowded night club where a blast could have resulted in many fatalities and injuries. The second vehicle was parked illegally not far from the first car. Clark says the two incidents are clearly linked. There was a considerable amount of fuel and gas canisters. As in the first vehicle there was also substantial consultive nails. This like the first devise what is potentially deviable. British’s new Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Britain faces a serious and continue security threat while Home Secretary Jacqui Smith urged citizens to be alert and vigilant.

The US military in Iraq says its troops killed 26 insurgents and detained 17 others in two predawn raids in a Shiite stronghold of southern city in Baghdad. The US military statement today says the militants were believed to have ties to Iranian terror networks responsible for finally gleeful aid into Iraq. It says US soldiers faced significant resistance during the raids including roadside bombing attacks as while as fire from rocket propelled grenades and light weapons.

The US Supreme Court has reversed itself and agreed to hear appeals of detainees held at the US facility of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. VOA’s Gary Thomas reports.

On the last day of its current session, the Supreme Court changed its mind about two cases involving detainees in government custody. After denying earlier appears by the Guantanamo detainees in April, the court said it would hear arguments in its next term about whether inmates whom the government deems to be enemy combatants have the right to challenge the detention in the US court. E. Freedman, a law Professor of H. University and a legal advisor for the detainees says the turnabout is a major victory for the Guantanamo inmates. It’s a~ful to the detainees a serious serious setback for the government’s effort. The National
Security Council spokesman Gordon Johndroe said the Bush administration does not believe any legal review of its detainee procedures is necessary, but added that it is confident about its legal position. But even conservative legal scholars say the court decision to take the cases does not bold well for the administration’s detainee policies. Gary Thomas, VOA News, Washington.

Chinese President Hu Jingtao is expected to face fresh calls for democracy in Hong Kong as the former British colony marks the 10th anniversary of its return to Chinese rule. Security was heavy Friday as Mr. Hu arrived in Hong Kong for his first visit to the territory since becoming China’s leader.

In the other news, people of East Timor are voting for a new parliament. VOA's Nancy M. reports from Dili.

East Timorese voted Saturday for a new parliament in an election that shaped up to be a fight between the ruling F. Party and the new S. Party led by former President Xanana Gusmao. Former Prime Minister, a newly elected President José Ramos-Horta, says what is most important for the nation is a peaceful election. “Which have marked the wings who will be groovy for Timor if peaceful and avoided what exceptive reality of the nation.” East Timor was wrecked by violence last year after fighting between security forces to generate and to gain warfare that forced the third of residents in Dili into makeshift refugee camps. An Australian-led international peacekeeping force that spanning the country since the government requested to top to quell last year's violence is helping to keep order during the election period. Nancy M, VOA News, Dili, East Timor.

Those are the top stories. I'm Carmen English, VOA News.
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I'm Carmen English from the VOA News Center in Washington.

British police have increased their patrols in downtown London where two cars loaded with potentially explosive materials were found Friday. Meanwhile, investigators are examining images from security cameras in central London where two unexploded car bombs were found Friday. Charles Hubert is a London based terrorist analyst.

"It will be a really gifted investigators. On top of that of course this area of London is such lighted with a consecrate television cover it."

The detectives are trying to identify the people who drove the cars into London and left them in the busy entertainment district. The head of London's anti-terrorism police Peter Clark said the first car bomb was found outside a crowded nightclub where a blast could have resulted in many fatalities and injuries. A second vehicle was parked illegally not far from the first car. Clark says the two incidents are clearly linked.

"Those are considerable amount of fuel and gas canisters. As in the first vehicle there was also substantial quantity nails. This like the first device was potentially viable."

Britain's new Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Britain faces a serious and continued security threat while Home Secretary Jacqui Smith urged citizens to be alert and vigilant.

The US military in Iraq says its troops killed 26 insurgents and detained 17 others in two predawn raids in a Shiite stronghold of Sadr City in Baghdad. The US military statement today says the militants were believed to have ties to Iranian terror networks responsible for a funneling lethal aid into Iraq. It says US soldiers faced significant resistance during the raids including roadside bomb attack as well as fire from rocket-propelled grenades and light weapons.

The US Supreme Court has reversed itself and agreed to hear appeals of detainees held at the US facility of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. VOA's Gary Thomas reports.

On the last day of its current session, the Supreme Court changed its mind about two cases involving detainees in government custody. After denying earlier appeals by the Guantanamo detainees in April, the court said it would hear arguments in its next term about whether inmates whom the government deems to be enemy combatants have the right to challenge their detention in any US court. Eric Freedman, a law professor at Hofstra University, and a legal advisor for the detainees says the turnabout is a major victory for the Guantanamo inmates.

"It's a huge step forward the detainees, and a serious, serious setback for the government's efforts."

National Security Council spokesman Gordon Johndroe said the Bush administration does not believe any legal review of its detainee procedures is necessary, but added that it is confident about its legal position. But even conservative legal scholars say the court decision to take the cases does not bode well for the administration's detainee policies. Gary Thomas, VOA News, Washington.

Chinese President Hu Jintao is expected to face fresh calls for democracy in Hong Kong as the former British colony marks the 10th anniversary of its return to Chinese rule. Security was heavy Friday as Mr. Hu arrived in Hong Kong for his first visit to the territory since becoming China's leader.

In other news, the people of East Timor \ voting for a new parliament. VOA's Nancy-Amelia Collins reports from Dili.

East Timorese voted Saturday for a new parliament in an election that shaped up to be a fight between the ruling Fretilin party and the new CNRT party led by former President Xanana Gusmao. Former prime minister a newly elected President Jose Ramos-Horta, says what is most important for the nation is a peaceful election.

"Whichever party wins will be good for Timor if it's peaceful and everybody accepts the verdict of the nation."

East Timor was rocked by violence last year after fighting between security forces degenerated into gang warfare that forced a third of the residents of Dili into makeshift refugee camps. An Australian-led international peacekeeping force that has been in the country since the government requested help to quell last year's violence is helping to keep order during the election period. Nancy-Amelia Collins, VOA News, Dili, East Timor.

Those are the top stories. I'm Carmen English, VOA News.


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I'm Carmen English from the VOA News Center in Washington.

British police have increased their patrols in downtown London where two cars loaded with potentially explosive materials were found Friday. Meanwhile, investigators are examining images from security cameras in central London where two unexploded car bombs were found Friday. Charles Hubert is a London based terrorist analyst.

"It will be a really gifted investigators. On top of that of course this area of London is such lighted with a consecrate television cover it. "

The detectives are trying to identify the people who drove the cars into London and left them in the busy entertainment district. The head of London's anti-terrorism police Peter Clark said the first car bomb was found outside a crowded nightclub where a blast could have resulted in many fatalities and injuries. A second vehicle was parked illegally not far from the first car. Clark says the two incidents are clearly linked.

"Those are considerable amount of fuel and gas canisters. As in the first vehicle there was also substantial quantity nails. This like the first device was potentially viable. "

Britain's new Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Britain faces a serious and continued security threat while Home Secretary Jacqui Smith urged citizens to be alert and vigilant.

The US military in Iraq says its troops killed 26 insurgents and detained 17 others in two predawn raids in a Shiite stronghold of Sadr City in Baghdad. A US military statement today says the militants were believed to have ties to Iranian terror networks responsible for / funneling lethal aid into Iraq. It says US soldiers faced significant resistance during the raids including roadside bomb attacks as well as fire from rocket-propelled grenades and light weapons.

The US Supreme Court has reversed itself and agreed to hear appeals of detainees held at the US facility of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. VOA's Gary Thomas reports.

On the last day of its current session, the Supreme Court changed its mind about two cases involving detainees in government custody. After denying earlier appeals by the Guantanamo detainees in April, the court said it would hear arguments in its next term about whether inmates whom the government deems to be enemy combatants have the right to challenge their detention in a US court. Eric Freedman, a law professor at Hofstra University, and a legal advisor for the detainees says the turnabout is a major victory for the Guantanamo inmates.

"It's a huge step forward for the detainees, and a serious, serious setback for the government's efforts. "

National Security Council spokesman Gordon Johndroe said the Bush administration does not believe any legal review of its detainee procedures is necessary, but added that it is confident about its legal position. But even conservative legal scholars say the court decision to take the cases does not bode well for the administration's detainee policies. Gary Thomas, VOA News, Washington.

Chinese President Hu Jintao is expected to face fresh calls for democracy in Hong Kong as the former British colony marks the 10th anniversary of its return to Chinese rule. Security was heavy Friday as Mr. Hu arrived in Hong Kong for his first visit to the territory since becoming China's leader.

In other news, the people of East Timor are voting for a new parliament. VOA's Nancy-Amelia Collins reports from Dili.

East Timorese voted Saturday for a new parliament in an election that has shaped up to be a fight between the ruling Fretilin party and the new CNRT party led by former president Xanana Gusmao. Former prime minister and newly elected President Jose Ramos-Horta, says what is most important for the nation is a peaceful election.

"Whichever party wins will be good for Timor if it's peaceful and everybody accepts the verdict of the nation. "

East Timor was rocked by violence last year after fighting between security forces degenerated into gang warfare that forced a third of the residents of Dili into makeshift refugee camps. An Australian-led international peacekeeping force that has been in the country since the government requested help to quell last year's violence is helping to keep order during the election period. Nancy-Amelia Collins, VOA News, Dili, East Timor.

Those are the top stories. I'm Carmen English, VOA News.
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I'm Carmen English from the VOA News Center in Washington.

British police have increased their patrols in downtown London where two cars loaded with potentially explosive materials were found Friday. Meanwhile, investigators are examining images from security cameras in central London where two unexploded car bombs were found Friday. Charles Hubert is a London based terrorism analyst.

"It will be a really gifted investigators. On top of that of course this area of London is such lighted with a consecrate television cover it."

The detectives are trying to identify the people who drove the cars into London and left them in the busy entertainment district. The head of London's anti-terrorism police Peter Clark said the first car bomb was found outside a crowded nightclub where a blast could have resulted in many fatalities and injuries. A second vehicle was parked illegally not far from the first car. Clark says the two incidents are clearly linked.

"Those are considerable amount of fuel and gas canisters. As in the first vehicle there was also substantial quantity nails. This like the first device was potentially viable."

Britain's new Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Britain faces a serious and continued security threat while Home Secretary Jacqui Smith urged citizens to be alert and vigilant.

The US military in Iraq says its troops killed 26 insurgents and detained 17 others in two predawn raids in the Shiite stronghold of Sadr City in Baghdad. A US military statement today says the militants were believed to have ties to Iranian terror networks responsible for funneling lethal aid into Iraq. It says US soldiers faced significant resistance during the raids including roadside bomb attacks as well as fire from rocket-propelled grenades and light weapons.

The US Supreme Court has reversed itself and agreed to hear appeals of detainees held at the US facility of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. VOA's Gary Thomas reports.

On the last day of its current session, the Supreme Court changed its mind about two cases involving detainees in government custody. After denying earlier appeals by the Guantanamo detainees in April, the court said it would hear arguments in its next term about whether inmates whom the government deems to be enemy combatants have the right to challenge their detention in a US court. Eric Freedman, a law professor at Hofstra University and a legal advisor for the detainees, says the turnabout is a major victory for the Guantanamo inmates.

"It's a huge step forward for the detainees, and a serious, serious setback for the government's efforts."

National Security Council spokesman Gordon Johndroe said the Bush administration does not believe any legal review of its detainee procedures is necessary, but added that it is confident about its legal position. But even conservative legal scholars say the court decision to take the cases does not bode well for the administration's detainee policies. Gary Thomas, VOA News, Washington.

Chinese President Hu Jintao is expected to face fresh calls for democracy in Hong Kong as the former British colony marks the 10th anniversary of its return to Chinese rule. Security was heavy Friday as Mr. Hu arrived in Hong Kong for his first visit to the territory since becoming China's leader.

In other news, the people of East Timor are voting for a new parliament. VOA's Nancy-Amelia Collins reports from Dili.

East Timorese voted Saturday for a new parliament in an election that has shaped up to be a fight between the ruling Fretilin party and the new CNRT party led by former president Xanana Gusmao. Former prime minister and newly elected President Jose Ramos-Horta says what is most important for the nation is a peaceful election.

Whichever party wins will be good for Timor if it's peaceful and everybody accepts the verdict of the nation."

East Timor was rocked by violence last year after fighting between security forces degenerated into gang warfare that forced a third of the residents of Dili into makeshift refugee camps. An Australian-led international peacekeeping force that has been in the country since the government requested help to quell last year's violence is helping to keep order during the election period. Nancy-Amelia Collins, VOA News, Dili, East Timor.

Those are the top stories. I'm Carmen English, VOA News.
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consecrate television cover it 是不是很有问题啊..
我听出来是closed-circuit television coverage闭路电视覆盖区.
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