Jan. 29 world news summary at 1530 GMT

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MELBOURNE — At least three people were confirmed dead after a lightplane crashed off the Victorian seaside town of Barwon Heads on Australia’s south coast.

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It was believed those who died in the four-seater plane, which pitched into the sea about 12.30 p.m., were two men and a woman. (Australia-Light Plane-Crash)
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GENEVA — The intra-Syrian talks originally scheduled for Jan. 25 but delayed until Friday will go ahead as previously announced by UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura, a UN information officer said, without specifying the time and location of the talks nor the details of the delegations. (Syria-Talks-UN)
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ABUJA — At least 18 people were killed and many injured following a suicide attack at a crowded market in Nigeria’s northeastern state of Adamawa, witnesses said Friday. (Nigeria-Attack)
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WINDHOEK — Three people died in a plane crash Friday at the Hosea Kutako International Airport in Namibia, some 40 kilometers from the capital.

The twin engine plane belongs to a private company based in Windhoek and the pilots were on routine training, according to investigators. (Namibia-Plane Crash)
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RIYADH — Two people were killed and seven injured in an attack against a Shiite mosque in Al Ahsa in the Eastern Province, local news reported.

Two suicide bombers tried to enter the Al Redha mosque where worshipers were performing Friday prayer and were stopped by police. One of them blew himself up, and the other shot at the police before getting injured in a crossfire. (Riyadh-Mosque-Attack) Enditem

Source: Xinhua

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