Xinhua world news summary at 1530 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) on Sunday issued a statement expressing agreement to a ceasefire starting from Jan. 12 at midnight (2200 GMT), hours after rival forces announced a cessation of hostilities. (Libya-Cease-fire)

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TEHRAN -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Monday issued an order to implement a law blacklisting the U.S. Department of Defense as "terrorist organization," Tasnim news agency reported.

In a statement, Rouhani called on relevant Iranian organizations to implement the law which was passed by Iran's parliament. (Iran-America-Pentagon)

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COPENHAGEN -- Danske Bank, Denmark's largest bank, has offered voluntary redundancy to 2,000 of its employees, the bank's interim HR manager Anne Knos said Monday.

"As part of our plan to become a better bank, we need to reduce costs so that we can invest significantly in becoming an even more digital, simple and efficient bank," Knos said on Denmark's TV 2. (Denmark-Danske Bank)

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DAMASCUS -- Dozens of civilians have left the rebel-held areas in Aleppo province on Monday through a humanitarian corridor set up recently by Russian and Syrian forces, state news agency SANA reported.

The civilians left via the al-Hadir crossing in the southern countryside of Aleppo, said the report. (Syria-Rebels) Enditem

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