Xinhua world news summary at 1530 GMT, Jan. 25

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KIEV -- A three-day celebration of the Chinese New Year kicked off in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv on Friday.

During celebrations so far, locals and tourists alike have been treated to a traditional Chinese dragon dance and sky lantern show, among other festive displays. (Ukraine-Spring Festival)

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NEW DELHI -- At least five people including four children were killed Saturday after an under-construction two-storey building collapsed in Indian capital New Delhi, officials said.

According to officials, a coaching class was going on in the building located at Bhajanpura area, and many students were inside the building at the time of the accident. (India-Building-Collapse)

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RAMALLAH -- A senior Palestinian official accused on Saturday the U.S. new peace plan, better known as the "Deal of the Century," of denying the existence of the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories.

Saeb Erekat, secretary general of Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Executive Committee said in a press statement that denying the existence of the Israeli occupation makes the new U.S. plan as the "Fraud of the Century." (Palestine-US Peace Plan-Israel)

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MOSCOW -- Bulgaria's expulsion of a diplomat from the Russian Embassy and an employee from Russia's Trade Mission is an "openly unfriendly and provocative" step, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Saturday.

"On Jan. 24, the Bulgarian authorities decided to expel a diplomat from the Russian Embassy in Bulgaria and an employee from Russia's Trade Mission in that country without presenting any reasonable evidence to justify their decision," the Russian ministry said in a statement. (Russia-Bulgaria-Spy) Enditem

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