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New China virus: Cases triple as infection spreads to Beijing and Shanghai
January 20, 2020
The number of cases of the respiratory illness triples, as it spreads to Beijing and Shanghai.

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World's richest 2,000 people hold more than poorest 4.6 billion combined: Oxfam
January 20, 2020
The world's richest 2,153 people controlled more money than the poorest 4.6 billion combined in 2019, while unpaid or underpaid work by women and girls adds three times more to the global economy each year than the technology industry, Oxfam said on Monday.
EU must consider ways to support Libya truce: Borrell
January 20, 2020
The European Union will discuss all ways to uphold a formal ceasefire in Libya but any peace settlement will need real EU support to make it hold, the EU's top diplomat Josep Borrell said on Monday.
Jailbreak in Brazil sees 26 prisoners escape
January 20, 2020
Twenty-six inmates escaped from a Brazilian prison in the northwestern state of Acre early on Monday, with all but one remaining at large, the state prison authority said.
Iran says it will quit global nuclear treaty if case goes to U.N.
January 20, 2020
Iran said on Monday it could quit the global nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) if European countries refer it to the U.N. Security Council over a nuclear agreement, a move that would overturn diplomacy in its confrontation with the West.