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Xinhua world news summary at 1530 GMT, Sept. 20

21 Sep 2022, 02:05 GMT+10

KAMPALA -- The deadly Ebola virus has broken out in central Uganda, said the country's health ministry.

According to local authorities, a person was admitted at Mubende regional referral hospital on Sept. 15 after presenting Ebola symptoms and died on Sept. 19. (Uganda-Ebola)

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BISHKEK -- Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan signed a protocol to resolve their armed conflict on the border, the press service of Kyrgyzstan's State Committee for National Security reported Tuesday.

This is a result of negotiations and in pursuance of the previously reached agreements on a ceasefire and de-escalation of the situation, the report said. (Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan-Protocol)

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MEXICO CITY -- A 7.7 magnitude earthquake shook west-central Mexico on Monday, causing some structural damage on the anniversary of two previous major earthquakes in 1985 and 2017.

One person was killed when a wall collapsed at a shopping center in Manzanillo, a beach resort in western Colima state, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said, after receiving a report from the Naval Ministry. (Mexico-Quake)

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UNITED NATIONS -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday that the world is in big trouble and needs collective action across the board.

"Our world is in big trouble. Divides are growing deeper. Inequalities are growing wider. And challenges are spreading farther," Guterres said while addressing the UN General Assembly before the opening of the General Debate. (UN-Assembly-Guterres)

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