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O caso dos leões envenenados no Quênia

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Syrian rebels have begun leaving the last areas they've been holding in the city of Homs. A local ceasefire agreed with the government is allowing them to leave. It's a deal which means that the entire city is now back in government hands.

An opportunity to arrest the suspected ringleader of last month's attacks in Paris may have been missed. Abdelhamid Abaaoud slipped through an international operation to capture him in January, while he was in the Greek capital, Athens.

Two Maasai farmers have been charged after allegations that they poisoned a famous pride of lions in Kenya. Eight lions from the Marsh Pride in the Maasai Mara National Reserve are being treated for poisoning. Two others have been found dead. It's thought that the lions had killed three of the farmers' cows.

Transcrição em português

Rebeldes sírios começaram a deixar as últimas áreas que tinham tomado na cidade de Homs. Um acordo de cessar-fogo fechado com o governo está permitindo que eles partam. É um acordo que significa que a cidade inteira está de volta às mãos do governo.

Uma oportunidade para prender o líder dos ataques em Paris no mês passado pode ter sido perdida. Abdelhamid Abaadoud conseguiu escapar de uma operação internacional para prendê-lo em janeiro, quando estava em Atenas, capital da Grécia.

Dois fazendeiros da etnia maasai foram indiciados após alegações de que teriam envenenado uma famosa alcateia de leões no Quênia. Oito leões da alcateia Marsh na Reserva Nacional de Maasai Mara estão recebendo tratamento para envenenamento. Dois outros foram encontrados mortos. Acredita-se que os leões tenham matado três vacas dos fazendeiros.

Words, phrases and definitions

ceasefire

ringleader leader of a criminal group

allegations statements that haven't been confirmed

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Exercise

Use one of the words or phrases from Lingohack to complete each of these sentences. Note that you may have to change the form of a word or phrase to complete the sentence correctly.

ceasefire / ringleader / allegations

1. Peter was suspended from work. There had been __________ of bullying in the company.

2. A __________ will give both sides the opportunity to negotiate.

3. It was a daring robbery. The __________ was sentenced to ten years in prison.

Answers

1. Peter was suspended from work. There had been allegations of bullying in the company.

2. A ceasefire will give both sides the opportunity to negotiate.

3. It was a daring robbery. The ringleader was sentenced to ten years in prison.