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Following are the top foreign stories at 1700 hours today: FGN5 PAK-SHARIF-LD PANAMAGATE Islamabad: Embattled Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's legal team dismisses as illegal and biased a probe panel's final report that recommended filing of a graft case against him and his children as the Supreme Court resumed the hearing of the Panamagate graft case.
By Sajjad Hussain FGN6 NIGERIA-BLAST Maiduguri: Eight people were killed when a female suicide bomber detonated her explosives at a mosque in northeast Nigeria, in the latest attack in the restive region. (AFP) FGN4 AFGHAN-TALIBAN Kabul: An Afghan official says the country's security forces have driven the Taliban out of a key district in southern Helmand province from where they had been threatening the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah. (AFP) FGN3 AFGHAN-CIVILIANS-LD UN Kabul: Civilian deaths in Afghanistan hit a new high in the first half of 2017 with 1,662 killed and more than 3,500 injured, the United Nations says.
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