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Xinhua world news summary at 1030 GMT, Aug. 2

02 Aug 2020, 20:59 GMT+10

WASHINGTON -- Only 34 percent of Americans approve of U.S. President Donald Trump's handling of the novel coronavirus pandemic, according to a new ABC News/Ipsos poll.

The survey, whose results were released Friday, also found that the U.S. public broadly disapproves of the president's handling of other recent crises such as the nationwide protests following the death of African American George Floyd. (US-President-Disapproval Rate)

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NEW DELHI -- Kamal Rani, a minister of India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh, died of COVID-19 on Sunday, a spokesman of the state government confirmed.

She was reportedly undergoing treatment at a hospital in state capital Lucknow. (India Minister-Death-COVID-19)

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ULAN BATOR -- Mongolia repatriated 260 nationals on a chartered flight from South Korea on Saturday, according to the country's State Emergency Commission (SEC).

The Seoul-Ulan Bator flight landed at the Buyant-Ukhaa International Airport on Saturday evening, the SEC said in a statement on Sunday. (Mongolia-Repatriation-S Korea)

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