Xinhua world news summary at 1530 GMT, Oct. 20

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ANKARA -- Turkey and Russia will discuss the pullout of the Syrian Kurdish fighters from the northern Syrian towns of Manbij and Ain al-Arab during talks between Russian and Turkish leaders in the Russian city of Sochi on Tuesday, the broadcaster Kanal 7 reported Sunday.

"We will discuss the removal of the YPG (People's Protection Units) terrorists from our borders, namely Manbij and Kobane, with the Russians," Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told Kanal 7, using Ain al-Arab's another name. (Turkey-Syria-Kurdish Forces)

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ISLAMABAD/SRINAGAR, Indian-controlled Kashmir -- A Pakistani soldier and three civilians were killed as Pakistani and Indian armies exchanged firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in the disputed Kashmir region, director general of Pakistani military's media wing said on Sunday.

Two Pakistani soldiers and five civilians were also injured in the clash, Asif Ghafoor, director general of Pakistani army's Inter-Services Public Relations, said on his official social media account. (Pakistan-India-Firing)

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MAIDAN SHAR, Afghanistan -- At least three persons have been confirmed dead and two others wounded as a suicide bomber targeted the convoy of the governor of Afghanistan's eastern Wardak province on Sunday, Nasrat Rahimi the spokesman for Interior Ministry said.

A terrorist riding an explosive-laden car blew it up next to the convoy of Wardak's provincial governor at 02:30 p.m. local time, killing three passersby on the spot and slightly wounding two bodyguards of the governor, Rahimi confirmed. (Afghanistan-Bombing)

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JAKARTA -- Indonesia President Joko Widodo said on Sunday that he would focus on human resources development, continuing the infrastructure development and simplifying bureaucracy to attain development programs in his second presidential term.

Speaking in his presidential inauguration ceremony at the parliament building, Widodo said that human resources development is very essential to achieving the nation's 2045 vision. (Indonesia-President-New term) Enditem

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