World in photo :Jan 16 , 2020
. BEIRUT, Jan. 17, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Journalists stage a sit-in near the Interior Ministry to protest the attacks against media workers in Beirut, Lebanon, on Jan. 16, 2020. Lebanese caretaker Interior Minister Raya El Hassan on Thursday denied ordering security forces to use force against the protesters and journalists.
PRAGUE, Jan. 17, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and Slovak Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini (from L to R) attend a press conference in Prague, the Czech Republic, on Jan. 16, 2020. The prime ministers of the so-called Visegrad Group (V4) of states plus the chancellor of Austria convened here on Thursday under the Czech presidency of the V4 group to discuss migration, energy and other issues
CAIRO, Jan. 17, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Egyptian Minister of Petroleum Tarek al-Molla (C) speaks during the Third Ministerial Meeting of the East Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF) in Cairo, Egypt, on Jan. 16, 2020. Seven countries on Thursday adopted the institutional framework for creating the East Mediterranean Gas Forum that will be based in Cairo.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2020 (Xinhua) -- U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts (C) walks through the halls of the U.S. Senate after swearing in for the Senate impeachment trial against President Donald Trump, in Washington D.C., the United States, on Jan. 16, 2020. U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts was sworn in on Thursday afternoon on the Senate floor for the long-awaited impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump, the third president in U.S. history to face such a trial in the upper chamber.