2014年12月 最新内容

[中英对照] Economist: Long Painful Recession in Store for Russia

[中英对照] Economist: Long Painful Recession in Store for Russia

图文2014-12-31 10:10:24

Russia's battered currency fell sharply again this week after a government report showed the economy had shrunk in November, the first such...

Israeli-Palestinian Divide Deepens in Turbulent Year

2014-12-31 10:06:26

A series of events in 2014 heightened tensions between Israelis and Palestinians to levels not seen in years, and the new year portends even...

[中英对照] MIT Scientists: Robots Will Soon Be Able to Run Like Cheetahs

2014-12-31 10:05:12

Scientists have been experimenting with four-legged robots for years, trying to see if they could be used as pack animals for carrying heavy...

Ebola Devastates W. Africa, Horrifies World in 2014

Ebola Devastates W. Africa, Horrifies World in 2014

图文2014-12-30 09:55:54

In 2014, the Ebola virus erupted in West Africa. The epidemic remains a humanitarian crisis of epic proportion. More than 20,000 people like...

Russian Moves Provide New Mission for NATO

2014-12-30 09:49:25

Russia’s more aggressive military posture in Europe during the past year has pushed NATO to take new steps to strengthen its defenses, prov...

Analysts: Ukraine's Challenges Are Also Russia's

2014-12-30 09:47:12

Ukraine's pro-European revolution succeeded this year in replacing its Russia-backed president with leaders favoring European integration. ...

Islamic State Emergence Transformed Syria, Iraq in 2014

2014-12-29 09:37:15

The emergence of the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria as a potent force in early 2014 changed the dynamics of the region.

US Political Shift Could Affect Iran Talks

US Political Shift Could Affect Iran Talks

图文2014-12-26 10:07:24

Secretary of State John Kerry’s efforts to resolve Iran’s nuclear crisis are continuing into 2015 after Iran and six world powers failed t...

Space Technology Had Great Achievements, Some Setbacks in 2014

2014-12-26 10:05:12

Biggest achievement of 2014 came in later half of year, when Rosetta launched a probe named Philae that made the first soft landing on a com...

[中英对照] Mombasa in Holiday Tourism Slump Due to Security Fears

2014-12-26 09:58:21

Kenya's usually popular beachside tourist destination of Mombasa is seeing a much slower holiday season this year due to fears of insecurit...

[中英对照] Russians Head Into Holiday Facing Economic Malaise

2014-12-26 09:56:47

Russian preparations for the New Year holiday are clouded by economic recession and a tumbling currency, the ruble. Nonetheless, people in t...

For Somalis, 2014 Marked by Political Instability Within Government

2014-12-26 09:54:42

While Somalia has long been torn apart by warfare and violence, this year one of the country's biggest challenges has come from within the ...

[中英对照] Water Shortages in Lebanon Devastate Syrian Refugees

2014-12-25 09:45:08

In a region choking from dwindling water supplies, Lebanon has long been regarded as one of the few places where there is enough. But in rec...

US Expected to See Ripple Effects of Fed's Stimulus

US Expected to See Ripple Effects of Fed's Stimulus

图文2014-12-24 09:58:37

Most experts say the U.S. Federal Reserve's massive bond-buying program that ended in October helped stablilize the U.S. economy, but it al...

[中英对照] Opening Trade With Cuba Bittersweet for Some

[中英对照] Opening Trade With Cuba Bittersweet for Some

图文2014-12-24 09:49:02

President Barack Obama's decision to ease restrictions on U.S. trade with Cuba is attracting a lot of attention from the business community...

Medical Advances, Breakthroughs Promise Improved Treatments

2014-12-24 09:44:47

Medical researchers in 2014 reported interesting advances and even breakthroughs in the use of technology to help patients suffering from di...

[中英对照] 10 Years After Tsunami, Fishermen Still Feel Slighted

2014-12-24 09:43:03

When the massive Indian Ocean tsunami hit Thailand’s coast 10 years ago, the world saw images of huge waves hitting scenic beachside resort...

Khat Import Bans Cause Economic Hardship for African Farmers

2014-12-24 09:41:17

Kenyan farmers are starting to pull out fields of khat -- a leafy green plant chewed as a stimulant in the Horn of Africa and in some Arab s...

Only Hospital in Sudan's S. Kordofan Struggles to Treat Patients

2014-12-24 09:39:21

The rebel-held areas of Sudan's Nuba Mountains have been under blockade since the start of a civil war in 2011 — with the Sudanese governm...

Trade Talks Could Heat Up in 2015

Trade Talks Could Heat Up in 2015

图文2014-12-23 13:57:21

With boosting trade a top priority for the Obama administration, 2015 may be the year that an agreement is finally reached on the Trans Pac...

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