Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, Aug. 27

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CHICAGO -- A 17-year-old has been arrested on murder charges Wednesday following overnight shootings in Kenosha in the southeast corner of U.S. state of Wisconsin that killed two people and wounded one during violent demonstrations over the police shooting of Jacob Blake.

Kyle Rittenhouse has been charged with first-degree intentional homicide. He was arrested in his hometown Antioch, Illinois, a town 30 minutes away from Kenosha, local media reported. (US-Wisconsin shooting)

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KHARTOUM -- A total of 86 people have been killed and thousands of homes collapsed in the torrential rains which hit Sudan recently, Sudan's National Council for Civil Defense announced on Wednesday.

The most affected states included North Darfur, South Kordofan, the Red Sea, Kassala, Gezira and Khartoum States, said the council in its daily report. (Sudan-climate disaster)

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WASHINGTON -- U.S. media reported on Wednesday that four U.S. troops were injured from a collision incident with a Russian military vehicle in Syria on Tuesday.

POLITICO reported that four troops had been diagnosed with mild concussion-like symptoms after the incident, according to a draft statement by U.S. Central Command. (US-Russia-Syria)

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THE HAGUE -- China is willing to step up the mutually beneficial cooperation with the Netherlands and contribute to the recovery of global economy, visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here on Wednesday when meeting with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte. (Dutch-China-Wang Yi)

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BAGHDA -- A total of three people were killed and two kidnapped on Wednesday in the Iraqi provinces of Salahudin and Diyala, security sources said.

In Salahudin province, a roadside bomb went off near a civilian car in the north of the provincial capital Tirkit, some 170 km north of Baghdad, destroying the car and leaving two brothers dead and wounding their father, Mohammed al-Bazi from Salahudin's provincial police told Xinhua. (Iraq-IS) Enditem

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