Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, July 6

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OTTAWA -- Three earthquakes measuring between 4.5 and 5.6 magnitude were recorded off the coast of the Canadian province of British Columbia Friday morning, according to Earthquakes Canada.

A tweet from Emergency Information of British Columbia said there is no tsunami threat to the province. (Canada-Earthquake)

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HAVANA -- Two Cuban doctors abducted along Kenya's troubled border with Somalia in April are alive, Cuban Health Minister Jose Angel Portal said on Friday.

At a press conference in Havana, Portal said Cuba was doing everything it could to rescue the kidnapped victims and has so far received no ransom demands from the kidnappers, as some media sources had reported. (Cuba-Kenya-Somalia)

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MOSCOW -- Two people were killed Friday after a boat carrying 43 people capsized in the Black Sea near the resort town of Dzhubga in southern Russia's Krasnodar Territory, local media reported.

The survivors were taken ashore and did not need hospitalization, according to Sputnik and TASS news agencies. (Russia-Black Sea-Capsize)

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BERLIN -- Distribution of water in Germany could become a relevant issue for the first time in decades, the Federal Environment Agency (UBA) said on Friday.

"More frequent dry summers also mean that more users are likely to fight over water as a resource," which would require thinking about just distribution and prioritization, said Joerg Rechenberg, a water expert at the UBA, in a statement sent to Xinhua. (Germany-Water Distribution) Enditem

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