Xinhua world news summary at 0930 GMT, Sept. 18

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TEHRAN -- At least 21 people were killed in a collision between a passenger bus and a trailer carrying flammable materials in the central Iranian province of Isfahan, semi-official ISNA news agency reported on Tuesday.

The passenger bus was heading from Tehran to Kerman city in the southern part of the country, when the accident took place in the early hours of Tuesday morning, Javad Dorostkar from Isfahan police office told ISNA. (Iran-Bus-Tanker collision)

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ISTANBUL -- At least seven people were killed and 28 others injured on Tuesday when a bus overturned in western Turkey, local media reported.

The passenger bus skidded off the road and plunged into a ditch in Afyonkarahisar province, according to the state-run Anadolu Agency. (Turkey-Bus-Accident)

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ADDIS ABABA -- Ethiopia has cut mobile internet access in the capital city Addis Ababa, amidst deadly unrest that left five people dead in the city on Monday.

Officials from the state telecom monopoly Ethio-Telecom weren't immediately available for comments on the reason for the mobile internet cut, or why the cut was restricted to Addis Ababa and its surrounding region. (Ethiopia-Internet-Cut)

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NEW DELHI -- As many as 243 cases of mosquito-borne dengue disease had been reported in the Indian capital New Delhi in the past nine months, health officials said Tuesday.

Of the 243 cases, 106 were reported just in the past week, according to the South Delhi Municipal Corporation, one of the four civic bodies in Delhi that also accounts figures from three other corporations -- New Delhi, East Delhi and North Delhi municipal bodies. (India-Health-Dengue)

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VIENTIANE -- Over 2,000 villages across Laos had been affected by floods after two tropical storms passed over Laos from July to September, in which 55 people died, two people were injured and 100 people are still missing.

The figures were reported at a meeting between the government cabinet, Vientiane mayor and provincial governor on Monday. (LAOS-Storm-Death Toll)

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MEXICO CITY -- The death toll from a shooting in Mexico City's Garibaldi Plaza has increased to six after a wounded man died at a hospital, local authorities said Monday.

In a press release, the Mexico City Attorney General's Office said the sixth victim was a 32-year-old man who was among those shot on Sept. 14 in the popular tourist plaza known as a gathering spot for hiring mariachis for hire. (Mexico-Death-Shooting)

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PYONGYANG/SEOUL -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived in Pyongyang on Tuesday for a much-anticipated meeting with Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), the third inter-Korean summit this year.

Moon and South Korean first lady Kim Jung-sook landed in Pyongyang at around 10 a.m. local time (0100 GMT). They were received by Kim and his wife Ri Sol Ju at the Pyongyang International Airport, with a crowd in suits and traditional costumes waving flowers, national flags and the unified flag for the Korean Peninsula which features a map of the peninsula. (DPRK-South Korea-Summit) Enditem

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