Xinhua world news summary at 0530 GMT, May 12

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MOSCOW -- Five people lost their lives and 150 are being evacuated on Tuesday due to a fire in a hospital in the Vyborgsky district of St. Petersburg, Russia's second biggest city, according to local emergencies services. (Russia-Fire-Death)

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WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that Vice President Mike Pence had tested negative for the coronavirus again.

"The vice president first of all has been tested and he's negative and he was tested yesterday, tested today and he is negative," Trump said during a press conference in the Rose Garden of the White House. "He's in very good shape and I think that that's going to be fine." (US-Pence-Coronavirus)

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LONDON -- The International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) on Monday issued a Red Notice for the arrest of a U.S. diplomat's wife named Anne Sacoolas, who was charged over a car crash killing a young man in Britain last year.

Harry Dunn was killed when his motorbike and a car collided outside a U.S. military base in Northamptonshire on Aug. 27 last year. The driver of the car, Sacoolas, returned to the United States, claiming diplomatic immunity and was subsequently charged by Britain's Crown Prosecution Service with causing death by dangerous driving. (Britain-US-Interpol)

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NEW DELHI -- India's federal health ministry said Tuesday morning 87 new deaths due to COVID-19, besides 3,604 fresh positive cases, have been reported since Monday in the country, taking the number of deaths to 2,293 and total cases to 70,756.

"As of 8:00 a.m. (local time) Tuesday, 2,293 deaths related to novel coronavirus have been recorded in the country," read information released by the ministry. (India-Coronavirus)

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MONROVIA -- Rescue workers digging through mud and debris have recovered four bodies since a landslide hit a village in central Liberia on Sunday, police said late Monday.

More people are believed to be still trapped under the mud, as rescue operation continues at a goldmine in the village in Bong County, said the county police commander Frederick Nippy. (Liberia-Landslide-Death) Enditem

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