Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, Jan. 13

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TRIPOLI -- Libya's rival forces will sign a ceasefire deal in Moscow on Monday, according to media reports citing local officials.

Libya's Government of National Accord (GNA) Sunday agreed to a ceasefire starting from Jan. 12 at midnight (2200 GMT) in a statement, several hours after rival forces announced a cessation of hostilities. (Libya-Ceasefire-Deal)

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PRAGUE -- Over 50 protestors assembled in front of the U.S. Embassy in Prague on Sunday to protest against an escalation of tensions in the Middle East after the killing of a top Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani by a U.S. airstrike in Iraq.

The protest was represented by members of Socialist Solidarity, the Young Greens, International Feminists United, the Czech Communist Party and other organizations. (Czech Republic-Demonstration-U.S. embassy)

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WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Defense confirmed on Sunday that two U.S. soldiers died in Afghanistan on Saturday.

Both soldiers were killed in action Saturday when their vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device (IED) in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, said the Pentagon in a statement, adding the incident is currently under investigation. (US-Casualties-Afghanistan)

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MADRID -- Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez unveiled his new cabinet on Sunday. The 22 ministers include 11 men and 11 women.

"This will be a legislature of social, territorial and intergenerational dialogue," Sanchez told reporters. (Spain-Cabinet-Member) Enditem

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