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Xinhua world news summary at 0130 GMT, Jan. 13

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WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he will extend sanctions relief on Iran under the 2015 nuclear deal for the last time, threatening a U.S. withdrawal from the landmark pact unless U.S. Congress and European allies can fix the alleged "disastrous flaws."

Calling it "a last chance," Trump said in a White House statement that his country "will not again waive sanctions in order to stay in the Iran nuclear deal." (U.S.-Iran-Nuclear Deal)

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LONDON -- A huge fire that broke out Friday morning in Britain's Nottingham railway station has been treated as arson, British transport police (BTP) said.

Supt Sandra England, BTP's subdivisional commander for the Midlands area, said: "Enquiries have been ongoing today and we now have reason to believe the fire may have been started deliberately. Officers are working to identify anyone who may have been involved in the incident, and we are appealing for information from members of the public." (Britain-Fire)

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BAGHDAD -- Three Islamic State (IS) militants were shot dead Friday after they killed a civilian in the oil-rich province of Kirkuk, a local police source told Xinhua.

The IS militants killed a civilian in the evening at a village in Hawijah area located in southwestern Kirkuk, the source said on condition of anonymity. (Iraq-IS)

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PRAGUE -- Three people died and another 45 passengers were injured in a car-bus collision accident near Horomerice, a small town near the capital city of Prague, in Czech Republic on Friday afternoon, police said.

The accident involving a public bus and a Skoda Superb car happened around 16:00 on No. 240 road Friday. (Czech Republic-Bus Accident) Enditem