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Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, Aug. 10

10 Aug 2022, 10:55 GMT+10

HOUSTON -- A 51-year-old man was detained and charged on Tuesday for murdering at least two of four Muslim men who were killed in separate ambush shootings in the past nine months in Albuquerque, the largest city of south western U.S. state of New Mexico, authorities said.

Muhammad Syed, 51, was identified as the "primary suspect in the recent murders of Muslim men," Albuquerque police said Tuesday. (US-Hate Crime)

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RAMALLAH -- Four Palestinians were killed on Tuesday during clashes with Israeli soldiers in the West Bank, the Palestinian health ministry said.

Among the victims were three from the northern West Bank city of Nablus and one from the southern city of Hebron. (Palestine-Israel-Conflict)

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OUAGADOUGOU -- Terrorist attack on a military escort mission left 15 soldiers dead Tuesday in northern Burkina Faso, the army said in a statement.

According to the statement, the attack targeted an escort mission being conducted by a military unit on the road from Bourzanga to Djibo, in the Center-North region. (Burkina Faso-Terrorism-Attack)

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LOS ANGELES -- The United States tripled its monkeypox cases in just 15 days after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recorded 1,424 additional cases on Monday, the highest daily count since the outbreak in the country in May.

As of Monday, the United States had the world's most number of confirmed cases of monkeypox, which stood at 8,934. It is likely that the figure is a undercount because of the lack of testing. (US-Monkeypox)

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