Xinhua world news summary at 1100 GMT, June 14

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RAMALLAH, June 14 (Xinhua) -- The Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) on Sunday said in a press statement that the COVID-19 pandemic leads to the declining of consumer price index (CPI) for the second month.

"The overall CPI for Palestine decreased by 0.91 percent in May compared with April 2020, while it decreased by 1.96 percent compared with May 2019," said the statement, adding that it came as a result of the decrease in the prices of some basic commodities in food and fuel. (Palestine-Consumer Price Index-COVID-19)

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DHAKA -- The total number of COVID-19 patients in Bangladesh increased to over 87,000 Sunday, with a daily rise of more than 3,000 cases.

Senior Health Ministry official Nasima Sultana said in a briefing on Sunday afternoon that 3,141 new COVID-19 positive cases and 32 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours across Bangladesh. (Bangladesh-COVID-19)

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VIENTIANE -- Laos has conducted 10,146 tests for COVID-19 since January, according to the National Taskforce Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

Laos has been carrying out tests daily for the COVID-19 since January, with the total number of tests reaching 10,146, with 19 cases tested positive, Center of Information and Education for Health under Lao Ministry of Health reported in its press release on Sunday. (LAOS-VIENTIANE-COVID19-TEST)

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BAGHDAD -- Eight people were killed and six others wounded on Sunday in an attack by Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala, a provincial police source said.

The attack took place in the early hours of the day when IS militants attacked a village near the town of Khanaqin, some 165 km northeast of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, Mohammed al-Shimmary told Xinhua on condition of anonymity. (Iraq-IS)

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MANILA -- The number of COVID-19 cases in the Philippines rose to 25,930 after the Department of Health (DOH) reported 539 more infections on Sunday.

The DOH said in its bulletin that the number of recoveries further climbed to 5,954 after 248 more patients have survived the disease. (Philippines-COVID-19) Enditem

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