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Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, June 21

Xinhua
21 Jun 2021, 10:49 GMT+10

SAN FRANCISCO -- One person died and six others were wounded in a shooting in Oakland, the U.S. state of California, on Saturday evening, local media reported Sunday.

One 22-year-old San Francisco man died at the hospital, the six others were in stable condition, according to the police. (U.S.-Shooting-Casualties)

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JERUSALEM -- Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett warned Gaza's Hamas rulers on Sunday that Israel will not tolerate "any more violence" from the besieged Palestinian enclave.

Speaking at a memorial ceremony to commemorate the fallen soldiers during Israel's 2014 military campaign in Gaza, Bennett said that Israel "has lost its patience." (Isreal-Palestine-Ties)

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CAIRO -- Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and visiting Malaysian Foreign Minister Hishammuddin Tun Hussein discussed on Sunday the ways to enhance bilateral cooperation, as well as international and regional issues of mutual interest.

Sisi stressed Egypt's keenness to intensify Egypt's cooperation with Malaysia in various international forums and strengthen bilateral cooperation, particularly at the economic, trade, and investment levels, the Egyptian president's spokesperson Bassam Rady said in a statement. (Egypt-Malaysia-Ties)

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LAGOS -- An official of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) on Sunday said seven schools in the northwestern state of Kebbi had been shut down in the aftermath of an attack on a secondary school in the state by gunmen on Thursday.

Isah Arzika, state chairman of the union in Kebbi, confirmed this in a statement on Sunday, saying those affected were schools located on the frontlines of the areas prone to attacks by suspected bandits. (Nigeria-Security)

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