Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, July 2

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WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday the delayed 10-city raids on illegal immigrants will begin after the July 4 holiday.

"After July 4, a lot of people are going to be brought back out," Trump told reporters in the Oval Office while signing the 4.6-billion-U.S.-dollar border funding bill to tackle the influx of migrants from Central America at the U.S.-Mexico border. (US-Raids-Immigration)

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TUNIS -- Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi left the military hospital in good health, the Tunisian presidency confirmed in a statement on Monday.

The 93-year-old president was rushed on Thursday to the military hospital in Tunis following a "serious health problem," said the presidency in a statement. (Tunisia-President-Health)

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HELSINKI -- Finnish Prime Minister Antti Rinne said on Monday that he hoped "no new names would be added" to the selection base of top European Union (EU) positions.

Talking to Finnish media after the failure of the EU heads of government to reach agreement on key nominations in an overnight session, Rinne said the agreement on electing Dutch social democrat Frans Timmermans as the new president of the European Commission had been "almost reached", but then "problems emerged". (Finland-PM-EU)

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ABUJA -- One divisional police officer and three other policemen were confirmed killed by gunmen following an attack on a police station in Nigeria's southern state of Bayelsa on Monday, local police authorities said.

The gunmen stormed the police station at Agudama-Ekpetiama area in the state capital, Yenagoa, shooting sporadically on early Monday, according to state police spokesperson Asinim Butswat. (Nigeria-Police-Attack) Enditem

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