Xinhua world news summary at 1530 GMT, March 10

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ADDIS ABABA -- Ethiopian Airlines confirmed that all 157 people aboard a flight that crashed earlier Sunday en route to Nairobi, Kenya, were killed.

The 157 people aboard ET 302 included nationals from over 30 countries, CEO of Ethiopian Airlines Group, Tewolde Gebremariam, told a press conference. (Ethiopia-Plane Crash)

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GAZA -- Israeli warplanes carried out on Sunday two predawn airstrikes on militants' facilities in northern and southern Gaza Strip, and no injuries were reported, according to medical and security sources.

The sources said that Israeli warplanes targeted a military post that belongs to Islamic Hamas movement's armed wing, al-Qassam Brigades in northern Gaza Strip, adding that the post was badly damaged and no injuries were reported. (Gaza-Israel-Airstrikes)

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KIEV -- Ukrainian Interior Ministry condemned the unrests staged by far-right protesters in Kiev and the city of Cherkassy in central Ukraine as "unacceptable" on Saturday, local media reported on Sunday.

"Those who crossed the line should be punished," Interior Minister Arsen Avakov was quoted as saying by the government-run Ukrinform news agency. (Ukraine-Unrests)

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TOKYO -- The approval rating for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cabinet decreased to 43.3 percent, as many urge the government to respect an Okinawa referendum that rejected the relocation plan of a U.S. air base, a poll conducted by Kyodo News showed Sunday.

The cabinet's approval rating dropped 2.3 percent compared to the previous survey in early February, while the disapproval rating remained 40.9 percent. (Japan-Support Rating) Enditem

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