Xinhua world news summary at 0530 GMT, Nov. 23

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RAMALLAH -- Dozens of Palestinians on Monday rallied in the West Bank city of Jenin, demanding the return of 90 Palestinian corpses withheld by Israel for years.

Director of the Palestinian rights group "Jerusalem Legal Aid Center" Issam Arouri told the rally that apart from keeping 90 corpses in Israeli morgues, the Israeli authorities have also buried 254 others in numbered graveyards. (Palestine-Israel-Prison Swap Deal)

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Eight bodies were discovered on Monday near the Salgueiro favela in the Rio de Janeiro metropolitan region a day after a shootout during a police operation, according to local authorities.

The bodies were found in a mangrove after members of the Military Police's Special Police Operations Battalion entered the favela Sunday, following the shooting death of an officer on patrol there on Saturday night. (Brazil-Police Operation-Deaths)

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SOFIA -- At least 45 people were killed in a bus accident in western Bulgaria early on Tuesday, local media reports.

Twelve children were among the victims, and seven people with burns were rushed to an emergency hospital in the capital. (Bulgaria-Bus Accident-Deaths)

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ULAN BATOR -- Mongolia registered 525 new COVID-19 cases and 10 more related deaths over the past 24 hours, bringing the national counts to 378,878 and 1,885 respectively, the country's health ministry said on Tuesday.

So far, around 2.24 million people, or 66 percent of the country's population, have received two COVID-19 vaccine doses, and 577,066 people aged over 18 have got another booster dose. (Mongolia-Coronavirus) Enditem

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