Xinhua world news summary at 0830 GMT, Sept. 4

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MEXICO CITY -- At least seven people have been killed in the Bahamas by Hurricane Dorian, and the death toll is expected to rise, Prime Minister of the Bahamas Hubert Minnis said on Tuesday.

Addressing a news conference, Minnis said the death toll rose from five to seven after two more people, who were injured and transported to New Providence Island, died. (The Bahamas-Hurricane Dorian-Death Toll)

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ISLAMABAD -- Security officials in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province said on Wednesday that personnel of counterterrorism department killed six terrorists in an operation in Quetta, the provincial capital.

At least four policemen were injured in the operation, a spokesman for the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) said in a statement. (Pakistan-Counterterrorism-Operation)

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SUVA -- Police in the Samoan capital of Apia are working to extradite a Samoan man based in Australia in connection with a plot to assassinate Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi recently.

According to the Samoa Observer on Wednesday, Samoa's Police Commissioner Fuiavailili Egon Keil confirmed that the police had made an extradition application for Australia's Brisbane based Talalelei Pauga. (Samoa-PM-Assassination plot)

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TRIPOLI -- The UN Special Envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame confirmed on Tuesday that the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) is working to guarantee the reopening of the Mitiga International Airport, which was closed after being hit by shelling.

Salame made the remarks at the end of a visit to the airport, along with Minister of Transport Milad Ma'tug and Minister of Interior Fat'hi Bashagha. (Libya-Airport) Enditem

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