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Xinhua world news summary at 0530 GMT, Nov. 20

20 Nov 2020, 15:44 GMT+10

NEW DELHI -- Fourteen people, including six children, died in a road accident in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh early on Friday, local police said.

The accident occurred when a vehicle rammed into a stationary truck on the Prayagraj-Lucknow highway in Pratapgarh district. (India-Road Accident)

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WASHINGTON -- Democrat Joe Biden's win in southern U.S. state Georgia has been reaffirmed after the state completed its full hand recount, Georgia Secretary of State's office said Thursday.

The audit of roughly 5 million votes was completed in the traditional Republican stronghold late Wednesday. (US-Biden-Georgia)

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MEXICO CITY -- Mexico said Thursday its COVID-19 death toll had exceeded 100,000, becoming the world's fourth country to reach the grim milestone after the United States, Brazil and India.

"Today in Mexico we have 100,000 people who have lost their lives due to COVID-19," Deputy Health Minister Hugo Lopez-Gatell told reporters. (Mexico-COVID-19)

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BERLIN -- Four people were injured in a stabbing attack in the western German town of Oberhausen on Thursday, local media reported.

The stabbing occurred in the evening and the suspected attacker, who was also injured, had been arrested. (Germany-Stabbing)

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