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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:

FGN14 UK-LD MALLYA

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

FGN13 LANKA-POLITICS

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.

FGN17 PAK-FATF

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

FGN5 US-H4-LD VISA

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

FGN10 PAK-SHARIF

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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