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State media in China has urged people not to panic after a new coronavirus spread to Beijing and Shanghai. The number of people infected tripled over the weekend.
Also in the program: Africa's richest woman responds to allegations that she made her fortune by exploiting her own country; and the first ever summit between the UK and Africa is held in London.
Photo: Medical staff at the hospital where patients with pneumonia caused by the new strain of coronavirus are being treated. Credit: Reuters
At a summit on Libya, world powers have agreed to uphold a UN weapons embargo as part of efforts to resolve the conflict there.
Also in the programme: Leaked documents seen by the BBC reveal how Africa's richest woman, Isabel dos Santos of Angola, made her fortune through exploiting her own country; and Iran chess referee, Shohreh Bayat, fears returning home over hijab row.
(Photo: German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed Russian President Vladimir Putin and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. Credit: Getty Images)
Libya's warring rival factions are joining major powers in Germany in a renewed push to secure a ceasefire to halt the civil war. We have analysis about what is hoped to achieved.
Also in the programme we hear from Iran's top female chess referee who fears returning home, after a row over whether she wore a hijab.
And we hear from an Aboriginal land expert on the impact the bushfires are having on the animal species in Australia.
(Photo: German Chancellor Angela Merkel greets French President Emmanuel Macron in Berlin. Credit John MacDougall/AFP)
Britain's Queen Elizabeth has announced her grandson Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will no longer be working members of the royal family and neither will use their title of 'Royal Highness'.
Also in the programme: Anti-government protests in Beirut have turned violent, with Lebanon's president calling in the army to restore order; and British polic and British Museum help Afghanistan recover looted ancient masterpiece.
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Heavy rains and thunderstorms have lashed parts of Australia's east coast, dousing some of its fires but bringing a new threat of flooding to some areas. Also on the programme: Recovered where it was stolen, a painting by the Austrian artist Klimt, missing for more than twenty years; and a warning that the number of people infected by a mystery virus in the Chinese city of Wuhan could be far higher than official figures.
(Photo: People in Sydney walk around the city with their umbrellas for the first time in months on January 17, 2020. Credit: James D. Morgan/Getty)
Ayatollah Khamenei has defended Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard after it admitted shooting down a Ukrainian passenger plane by mistake last week. The Iranian Supreme Leader also attacked the United States as he led Friday prayers for the first time in eight years.
Also in the programme: The rapid growth of illegal migrants arriving in Hungary; the Scottish city of Glasgow tries to go carbon neutral; and the crisis of cheetahs being smuggled to the Gulf to be kept as pets.
Picture: Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei. Credit: Reuters.