Xinhua world news summary at 1530 GMT, Aug. 13

TEHRAN– An Iranian-flagged tanker has started loading oil seized by the United States after Greece, where the oil tanker anchors, agreed to release the cargo, Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization said Saturday. KABUL– Two civilians were injured as a blast rocked Dasht-e-Barchi area in the western edge of the Afghan capital on Saturday, Kabul police spokesman…

TEHRAN — An Iranian-flagged tanker has started loading oil seized by the United States after Greece, where the oil tanker anchors, agreed to release the cargo, Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) said Saturday.

The Lana tanker began reloading “part of the cargo” on Friday night after undergoing “relevant repairs,” said a statement posted on the PMO website.(Iran-Seized Oil)

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MADRID — One person died and another 40 were injured early Saturday morning after strong gusts of wind led to the collapse of the stage at the Medusa music festival, a huge electronic music festival held in the Spanish coastal town of Cullera.

The festival organizers have issued a statement, saying the festival site has been evacuated and “temporarily suspended.”(Spain-Medusa Festival-Accident)

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KABUL — Two civilians were injured as a blast rocked Dasht-e-Barchi area in the western edge of the Afghan capital on Saturday, Kabul police spokesman Khalid Zadran said.

The blast happened at about 10: 30 a.m. (0600 GMT) in the 13th Police District of Kabul city, Zadran said.(Afghanistan-Blast)

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NEW DELHI — India’s trade deficit almost tripled to a record high of 30 billion U.S. dollars in July compared to a year ago, according to official data released by the country’s Commerce and Industry Ministry.

The rise in trade deficit has been attributed to a surge in imports driven by elevated global commodity prices. (India-Trade Deficit) Enditem

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