Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, Feb. 15

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MEXICO CITY -- At least 15 children were killed in a fire at an orphanage in an area near the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince, local officials reported on Friday.

Two children were "completely burned" in their rooms when the fire broke out on Thursday night and another thirteen died from respiratory problems in the hospital, Raymonde Jean Antoine, a local judge told reporters. (Haiti-Fire-Orphanage)

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MUNICH, Germany -- The 56th Munich Security Conference (MSC) opened in the southern German city of Munich on Friday afternoon with a theme coined as "Westlessness."

"Westlessness" refers to the loss of the common standing of what it means to be part of the West, according to a security report published ahead of the conference. (Germany-MSC-Westlessness)

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BEIRUT -- The Israeli army on Friday fired several smoke bombs on the axis of the border town of Mays al Jabal in the eastern sector of southern Lebanon north of the "Blue Line."

Witnesses from the border area told Xinhua that an Israeli foot patrol protected by three armored vehicles threw smoke bombs toward the town of Mays al-Jabal while carrying out combing activities along the border fence. (Lebanon-Israel-Smoke Bombs) Enditem

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