Xinhua world news summary at 0830 GMT, Nov. 6

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WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Donald Trump spoke on phone Tuesday with his Mexican counterpart, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, about the recent deadly attack in Mexico that killed nine U.S. citizens.

The two leaders discussed the recent violence in Mexico and efforts to combat the growing violent behavior of criminal groups in the region, the White House said in a statement. (US-Mexico-Phone Conversation)

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WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday held a phone conversation with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson over issues of trade and burden-sharing among NATO allies, the White House said in a statement.

"The two leaders again reaffirmed their commitment to strengthening the Special Relationship through a robust bilateral free trade agreement once the United Kingdom leaves the European Union," said the statement. (US-UK-Phone Conversation)

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LUANDA -- More than 500,000 people in Angola face food insecurity due to a severe drought hitting several provinces, a government official said here Tuesday.

In a statement released to the press, Ermelinda Kaliengue, the head of the food security office of the Angolan Ministry of Agricultural and Forests, said the government has adopted new policies and programs to alleviate the problem. (Angola-Food Safety)

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PHNOM PENH -- Cambodian officials and scholars on Tuesday applauded Chinese President Xi Jinping's speech at the second China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai, saying that his remarks reflected China's commitment to multilateralism and further opening-up.

In his Tuesday speech at the expo, Xi presented a prospect of jointly building an open world economy through cooperation, with innovation and for mutual benefits and outlined China's opening-up policies in the next step.

"His remarks clearly demonstrate China's strong effort to promote a multilateral trading system and free trade for an open world economy," Cambodian government spokesman Phay Siphan told Xinhua. (Cambodia-CIIE-Xi Speech)

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HONG KONG -- A Hong Kong lawmaker was injured in a knife attack and sent to hospital Wednesday morning.

Junius Ho, a member of the Legislative Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), was stabbed in the left side of his chest by a male near Richland Garden, Tuen Mun at about 8:44 a.m. Ho, along with the attacker, was sent to Tuen Mun Hospital. (Hong Kong-Lawmaker) Enditem

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