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Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, May 23

23 May 2020, 10:18 GMT+10

NEW YORK -- A 5.1-magnitude earthquake jolted 105 km SSE of Muara Siberut, Indonesia at 22:36:52 GMT on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The epicenter, with a depth of 10.0 km, was initially determined to be at 2.4966 degrees south latitude and 99.5207 degrees east longitude. (Indonesia-Earthquake)

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WASHINGTON -- Christopher Wray, director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), said on Friday he has ordered an internal review of the investigation into President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

In a statement, Wray said he ordered the FBI's inspection division to conduct an after-action review of the Flynn investigation to "evaluate the relevant facts related to the FBI's role in the Flynn investigation and determine whether any current employees engaged in misconduct." (US-FBI-Michael Flynn)

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KHARTOUM -- At least 57 people were killed in a traffic accident on Thursday evening in Sudan's North Darfur State, official SUNA news agency reported on Friday.

"The accident took place on Thursday evening at Um Draisai area on the road linking Nyala and El Fasher cities, a few kilometers from Shangil Tobaya area," the report said. (Sudan-Traffic Accident)

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ISLAMABAD -- A total of 50 bodies and seven injured people have been recovered and shifted to two hospitals after a passenger plane crashed in a residential area in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi Friday, police sources and rescuers said.

Police sources told Xinhua that the deceased will be identified through DNA tests. (Pakistan-Plane Crash)

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