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Xinhua world news summary at 1100 GMT, Sept. 20

20 Sep 2021, 21:30 GMT+10

MOSCOW -- At least eight people were killed and several others were injured after a student shot randomly at the University of Perm in Russia on Monday, and the attacker has been detained, Sputnik news agency reported.

The exact number of victims is being confirmed, Sputnik quoted a spokesperson for the Russian Investigative Committee as saying. (Russia-Shooting-Deaths)

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WELLINGTON -- New Zealand's largest city Auckland will relax restrictions by moving to COVID-19 Alert Level 3 at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday for at least two weeks, as the country reported 22 new Delta community cases on Monday.

The city has remained at level 4, the top-level COVID-19 lockdown, for more than 30 days, longer than last year's lockdown, with schools and none-essential businesses closed. (New Zealand-COVID-19-Restriction)

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LOS ANGELES -- Netflix's "The Crown" and Apple TV Plus' "Ted Lasso" won top awards at the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday night, picking up Outstanding Drama Series and Outstanding Comedy Series respectively.

The ceremony, provided by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, was held at the Event Deck at L.A. Live in Downtown Los Angeles, California, with a limited in-person audience consisting only of nominees and guests due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. It's one of the flagship U.S. entertainment awards that honor the best in the country's primetime television programming. (US-Emmy Awards)

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