Xinhua world news summary at 1530 GMT, Dec. 1

BAGHDAD -- A total of 15 people were killed and 49 wounded in separate violent attacks in Iraq on Sunday, police said.

The deadliest attack occurred in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala when 10 people were killed and 45 wounded in a roadside bomb explosion near dozens of mourners who were carrying the coffin of the son of a Sunni tribal leader in the town of Wajihiyah near Baquba, the provincial capital city of Diyala, some 65 km northeast of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, the source told Xinhua on condition of anonymity. (Iraq-Attack)

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NEW YORK -- At least four people were killed and 63 others were injured when a passenger train derailed in New York City borough of Bronx early Sunday, according to local media reports. (US-Train Derailment)

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BANGKOK -- A curfew has been declared effective from 10.00 p.m. on Sunday until 05.00 a.m. on Monday throughout the capital and its outlying areas.

Deputy Premier Pracha Promnok, who currently heads the government's Center for Administration of Peace and Order, announced that members of the public are suggested not to go out on the Bangkok streets and the capital's outlying areas during the curfew period. (Thailand-Curfew)

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BEIRUT -- The death toll in the clashes of Lebanon's Tripoli rose to 12 killed and over 40 injured after three people were killed Sunday by sniper fire in Bab El Tebbaneh.

A local security source told Xinhua that three people were killed in the resumption of exchanged sniper activity between the Mostly Alawite neighborhood of Jabal Mohsen and the Sunnite Ba El Tebbaneh. (Lebanon-Toll)