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Aug. 22, 2010 (Xinhua News Agency) -- Xinhua world news summary at 1530 GMT, Aug. 22

JERUSALEM -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that any peace deal with the Palestinians should have three-level bases including the recognition of Israel as a "Jewish people's state" and the establishment of a " demilitarized Palestinian state."

The peace will be based on three main levels, including "real security arrangements in the State of Israel," "recognizing Israel as the Jewish people's state" and "the establishment of the Palestinian state requires that it be demilitarized," local news service Ynet quoted the premier as saying at the weekly cabinet meeting. (Israel-Middle East-Peace)

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MOSCOW -- The number of wildfires in Russia have kept dropping during the weekend, although there are still about 200 wildfires raging on an area of 6,391 hectares, the country's Emergency Situations Ministry said on Sunday.

About 80 new fires were reported while 122 have been put out during the past 24 hours, the ministry said, quoted by RIA Novosti news agency. (Russia-Fires)

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NEW DELHI -- Japan has warned India against any future nuclear test, saying it may prompt Tokyo to suspend cooperation with New Delhi in civil nuclear field, said local media reports on Sunday.

"Japan will have no option but to suspend our cooperation in nuclear energy if India again detonated a nuclear device," visiting Japanese Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada told the media in the national capital, after holding talks with Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna late Saturday. (India-Japan-Nuclear)

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TEHRAN -- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Sunday unveiled a home-made unmanned long-range bomber drone, the state IRIB TV reported.

Ahmadinejad unveiled the drone, dubbed Karrar, in a ceremony marking the country's Defense Industry Day.

The 4-meter-long drone has a flight range of 1,000 km at a very high speed, the report said. (Iran-Bomber Drone)



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