Xinhua world news summary at 1530 GMT, Feb. 5

Source: Xinhua| 2018-02-05 23:26:44|Editor: huaxia
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LONDON -- Alleged British computer hacker Lauri Love on Monday won his High Court appeal in London against extradition to the United States.

The 32-year-old British student, accused of hacking into U.S. government websites, will not be extradited to face trial in America, the High Court ruled following a hearing in November. (Britain-Hacker Appeal)

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OSLO -- NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday that the organization needs to adjust to a "more dangerous" world, public broadcaster NRK reported.

"We are faced with a more demanding security policy reality. The world has become more dangerous, but at the same time, NATO has become stronger," Stoltenberg was quoted as saying at an annual security conference of the Norwegian Atlantic Committee in Oslo. (Norway-NATO)

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THE HAGUE -- The Dutch government has decided to officially withdraw the Netherlands' Ambassador from Turkey, the ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Monday.

"Recent talks offered Turkey and the Netherlands an opportunity to come closer to each other, but we have not been able to agree on the way normalization should take place," said Dutch Foreign Minister Halbe Zijlstra. (Netherlands-Turkey-Relations)

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MOSCOW -- Moscow experienced a record strong snowfall last week, which caused delays and cancellations of air flights and the death of at least one victim, officials said.

"Moscow had the strongest snowfall in the last 100 years," the Moscow mayor's office said in a statement on Monday. (Russia-Moscow-Snow)

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GAZA -- An Israeli man was killed in a stabbing attack near Jewish settlement of Ariel in the north of the West Bank on Monday, Israeli sources said.

The Israeli channel 10 reported Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu extended his condolences to the family of the Israeli man killed in the Ariel entrance attack on Monday afternoon. (Gaza-Israeli)

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KABUL -- The Afghan government has increased air strikes against armed groups' oppositions and 37 militants have been killed since Saturday, officials said Monday.

In the latest air strikes against anti-government militants, the government forces' warplanes targeted a Taliban hideout in Sangar village of Alinegar district of the eastern Laghman province in the wee hours of Monday, killing eight armed insurgents and injuring three others, the 0Interior Ministry said in a statement. (Afghanistan-Militants-Air Strikes) Enditem