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Following are the top foreign stories at 2030 hours


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Updated: 05-12-2018 20:33 IST

Following are the top foreign stories at 2030 hours:

FGN20 LANKA-POLITICS-SIRISENA

Sirisena says Lankan political crisis to end in 7 days

Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said that the current political crisis in the country will not drag on beyond a week even as a war of words between him and ousted prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe intensified.

FGN18 PAK-US-DIPLOMAT

Pak supports peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan: Imran Khan tells US special envoy

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan told America's special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad on Wednesday that peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan is in Islamabad's abiding interest and he will continue to support peace efforts in the war-torn neighbouring country. By Sajjad Hussain

FGN14 UK-LD MALLYA

Vijay Mallya offers to repay 100 per cent of 'public money'

London: Fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya on Wednesday took to social media with an offer to pay back 100 per cent of "public money" to various Indian banks and urged the government to accept his offer, days ahead of a UK court's decision on his plea not to extradite him to India. By Aditi Khanna

FGN8 US-TALIBAN-LD PAKISTAN

Pakistan continues to use Afghan Taliban as hedge against India: US commander

Washington: Pakistan continues to use Afghan Taliban as a hedge against India, a top American commander has told lawmakers, as he expressed the US frustration over Islamabad's failure to take concrete steps to deny safe havens to terrorist groups. By Lalit K Jha

FGN19 RUSSIA-PUTIN-MISSILES

Putin: If US develops banned missiles, so will Russia

Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday warned the United States that if it walks out of a key arms treaty and starts developing the type of missiles banned by it, Russia will do the same. (AP)

FGN13 US-FLYNN-LD MUELLER

US Special Counsel Mueller recommends no jail time for Flynn

Washington: Robert Mueller, the special prosecutor in charge of the Russia election meddling probe, recommended Tuesday that President Donald Trump's former national security advisor Michael Flynn face no jail time due to his "substantial" cooperation with the investigation. (AFP)

FGN15 TURKEY-SAUDI-LD KHASHOGGI

Turkey prosecutor seeks arrest of Saudi crown prince allies over Khashoggi murder

Istanbul: A Turkish prosecutor has demanded that arrest warrants be issued against two Saudi nationals close to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a Turkish source close to the investigation said Wednesday. (AFP)

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