联合国秘书长古铁雷斯呼吁安理会同意在叙利亚实施紧急停火30天并帮助被困在东古塔的40万居民。古铁雷斯说，这些人陷于“人间地狱”。U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres is appealing to the Security Council to approve an urgent 30-day cease-fire across Syria and to help the 400,000 besieged residents of eastern Ghouta, who he said, “live in hell on earth.”
两名俄罗斯公民参加一个全球电脑黑客团伙，盗取了1亿6000万张信用卡的号码，给受害者造成数亿美元的损失，被美国联邦法院判处长期监禁。Two Russian nationals have been given long prison terms for their roles in a global computer hacking ring that stole more than 160 million credit card numbers and cost its victims hundreds of millions of dollars.
英国本月开始实行新法律，政界人士、公众人物以及犯罪分子如被怀疑用脏钱购买房产，将必须解释财产来源，否则房产将被没收。Politicians, public figures and criminals suspected of buying property with corrupt money will be forced to explain their wealth or face having their assets seized, under new legislation that has come into force in Britain this month.
美国亿万富翁、博彩业大亨史蒂夫·韦恩(Steve Wynn)辞去了在永利度假村的首席执行官职务。不到两星期前，华尔街日报报道，他被指称几十年期间一直有不当性行为。Billionaire casino mogul Steve Wynn has resigned as head of Wynn Resorts, less than two weeks after the Wall Street Journal published a report about decades of allegations of sexual misconduct.
马其顿总理佐兰·扎埃夫（Zoran Zaev）星期三针对解决与邻国希腊的“马其顿”名称争端采取重大行动。他说，马其顿首都斯科普里亚历山大大帝机场将改名。Macedonia Prime Minister Zoran Zaev took a big step Wednesday in resolving the long dispute with neighboring Greece over the name Macedonia. Zaev said his country is changing the name of the capital's Skopje Alexander the Great Airport.