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Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, Sept. 26

26 Sep 2020, 11:18 GMT+10

LIMA -- Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra announced on Friday that international flights will resume on Oct. 5.

The approval of this measure occurred within the implementation of Phase 4 of the country's economic reactivation, Vizcarra said after a meeting with his Council of Ministers. (Peru-Flights)

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SAO PAULO -- Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is in stable condition after undergoing bladder stone surgery on Friday in the city of Sao Paulo, his doctors announced.

According to medical staff at the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo, the Brazilian president is "clinically stable, without fever and without pain" after the operation. (Brazil-President-Health)

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KIEV -- The Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine said 25 people were killed in the military plane crash in the country's northeastern Kharkiv region on Friday night, while two in serious condition were sent to hospital and the search for others continues.

According to the office, criminal proceedings were instituted for violation of flight rules, which caused a crash and serious consequence. (Ukraine-Plane-Crash)

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DUBLIN -- Trade between China and Ireland has maintained a very positive momentum despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, said Chinese Ambassador to Ireland He Xiangdong while addressing a virtual China Ireland business conference on Friday.

He said that bilateral trade reached 10 billion U.S. dollars in the first seven months of this year and China's direct investment in Ireland increased by 40 million U.S. dollars in the first half of this year, more than doubled on a year-on-year basis. (Ireland-China-Trade)

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LA PAZ -- The president of Bolivia's Supreme Electoral Tribunal, Salvador Romero, guaranteed on Friday that the flow of information during the general elections on Oct. 18 will not be interrupted.

The Preliminary Electoral Results Transmission System aimed to inform the public of election results in the shortest time possible, Romero told reporters. (Bolivia-Elections)

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