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Following are the top foreign stories at 2000 hours

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Updated: 19-12-2018 20:33 IST

Following are the top foreign stories at 2000 hours:


Mallya intends to appeal against UK court's extradition verdict

London: Vijay Mallya intends to file an application to appeal against a British court's verdict in favour of his extradition to India, the embattled liquor baron's legal team confirmed on Wednesday. By Aditi Khanna


2 opposition leaders in Sri Lanka's Parliament, says Tamil leader

Colombo:Sri Lankan Parliament Speaker Karu Jayasuriya's move to recognise Mahinda Rajapaksa as the Leader of the Opposition has sparked a new controversy as the main Tamil party leader R Sampanthan said on Wednesday that there are now two people holding the same position.


Pak's govt agrees to take fresh steps to avoid being blacklisted by FATF

Islamabad: Pakistan's government has agreed to take fresh steps to address the money laundering and terror-financing issues, in an effort to avoid being blacklisted by Financial Action Task Force (FATF) ahead its crucial meeting next month, officials said. By Sajjad Hussain


US court to hear lawsuit against H-4 visa authorisation to spouses of H1B visa holders

Washington: A top US court has given the go ahead for hearing a lawsuit challenging the work authorisation to H-4 visa holders after the Trump administration delayed a formal notification over the issue that can impact spouses of H-1B visa holders, mostly Indians. By Lalit K Jha


Pak court to deliver judgment in two corruption cases against Sharif on Dec 24

Islamabad: An anti-corruption court in Pakistan on Wednesday said it will deliver judgment on December 24 in two remaining corruption cases against ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif. By Sajjad Hussain



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