Xinhua world news summary at 1530 GMT, Nov. 26

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STOCKHOLM -- Sweden's Prince Carl Philip and his wife Princess Sofia have tested positive for COVID-19 after displaying mild, flu-like symptoms, the Swedish Royal Court announced on Thursday.

The couple have isolated themselves in their home along with their two children, but are feeling well "under the circumstances," the court said in a brief press statement. (Sweden-Coronavirus-Royals)

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YAOUNDE -- At least three civilians were killed and one other abducted when Boko Haram group raided a locality in Cameroon's Far North region overnight into Thursday, according to local sources.

Militants attacked Gabass village of Koza subdivision of the region when the villagers were deep asleep, killing three men and abducting another, villagers told local reporters. (Cameroon-Boko Haram-Attack)

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TIRIN KOT, Afghanistan -- A police officer was killed as a blast hit Tirin Kot city, the capital of the country's southern Uruzgan province, on Thursday, provincial government spokesman Ahmad Shah Sahel said.

According to the official, the blast took place next to a police officer Hajji Lala's house in Tirin Kot city, killing him on the spot. (Afghanistan-Police Officer-Blast)

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TEHRAN -- Iran's Health Ministry reported 13,961 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, raising the total nationwide infections to 908,346.

The pandemic has so far claimed 46,689 lives in Iran, up by 482 in the past 24 hours, said Sima Sadat Lari, spokeswoman for the Iranian Ministry of Health and Medical Education during her daily briefing. (Iran-COVID-19-Caseload) Enditem

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