Xinhua world news summary at 1530 GMT, Nov. 15

NEW DELHI– At least eight people died and four went missing after a stone quarry collapsed in India’s northeastern state of Mizoram, said media reports on Tuesday. The UN’s draft text focuses on matters relating to funding arrangements for addressing loss and damage at the ongoing 27th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework…

NEW DELHI — At least eight people died and four went missing after a stone quarry collapsed in India’s northeastern state of Mizoram, said media reports on Tuesday.

According to a report by ANI, the stone quarry collapsed on Monday in the state’s Hnahthial district. Rescue work is still going on. Eight dead bodies have been recovered from the mishap site. (India-Collapse-Casualties)

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SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt — The United Nations (UN) published on Monday a draft text with an aim to address the “loss and damage” issue, one of the hottest topics at the ongoing UN climate conference.

The UN’s draft text focuses on matters relating to funding arrangements for addressing loss and damage at the ongoing 27th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP27) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). (Egypt-UN-Meeting)

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ANKARA — Türkiye has detained 50 suspects over the deadly bomb attack in central Istanbul earlier this week, Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said Tuesday.

The detainees include a Syrian woman who was caught soon after the incident for suspectedly planting the bomb that exploded on Istiklal avenue, Bozdag told the parliament. (Türkiye-Suspects-Attack)

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JERUSALEM — A Palestinian man killed three Israelis and wounded three others in a knife-wielding attack on Tuesday in the West Bank before being shot dead by Israeli forces, Israeli military and medics said.

The Palestinian man first attacked people at the entrance of the Ariel settlement’s industrial zone, wounding a security guard, an Israeli military spokesperson said in a statement. (Israel-Palestine-Ties) Enditem

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