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Xinhua world news summary at 1530 GMT, March 28

29 Mar 2023, 02:05 GMT+10

MOSCOW -- The Kremlin on Tuesday regretted the decision made by the UN Security Council (UNSC) to reject Russia's request for an independent investigation into the Nord Stream pipeline explosions.

"We believe that everyone should be interested in an objective investigation involving all interested parties, all those, who can shed some light on the commissioners and perpetrators of this terrorist act. We consider this extremely important," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov was quoted by local media as saying. (Russia-UNSC-Nord Stream)

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YANGON -- One man was killed and 19 others were injured in a mine blast in western Myanmar's Sagaing region on Tuesday, the Information Team of Myanmar's State Administration Council reported.

The mine explosion occurred at around 9:30 a.m. local time near the bus terminal of Shwebo town in Sagaing region, the report said. (Myanmar-Mine Blast-Death Toll)

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VLADIVOSTOK -- Russia's navy has fired supersonic anti-ship missiles at a mock target in the Sea of Japan, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Tuesday.

"In the waters of the Sea of Japan, missile ships of the Pacific Fleet fired Moskit cruise missiles at a mock enemy sea target," the ministry said in a statement published on its official site. (Russia-Missile)

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MEXICO CITY -- A fire at Mexico's immigration agency near the U.S. border could have claimed dozens of lives and injured more, several media sources reported Tuesday.

At least 35 migrants were killed and about 100 were injured in the fire at the National Migration Institute building in the Mexican city of Ciudad Juarez, according to local media. (Mexico-Fire-Immigration)

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