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Following are the top foreign stories at 1700 hours today:

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Following are the top foreign stories at 1700 hours today:

FGN11 TRUMP-2NDLD CUBA


By Lalit K Jha

Washington/Miami: Chipping away at Barack Obama's legacy, US President Donald Trump cancels his predecessor's "one- sided" Cuba deal and put the two Cold War-era rivals on collision course again by vowing to not allow dollars to prop up Raul Castro's "military monopoly".

FGN12 PAK-SHEHBAZ-LD JIT

By Sajjad Hussain

Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's younger brother and chief minister was today questioned by a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probing the high-profile Panamagate graft case against his family.

FGN15 NEPAL-MADHESIS

By Shirish B Pradhan

Kathmandu: A meeting between Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and a key Madhesi party over the current crisis today failed to yield any as the minority party insisted on amending the Constitution before the local body polls on June 28.

FES32 UK-QUEEN

By Aditi Khanna

London: says the has been "resolute in the face of adversity" following recent tragedies in and Manchester in a message released on her official birthday.

FES24 LANKA-YOGA

Colombo: Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena performs a number of yoga asanas and joined thousands of yoga enthusiasts to celebrate the International Day of Yoga.

FES31 MODI-TRUMP-USIBC

By Lalit K Jha

Washington: The H-1B visa programme is unlikely to be a thorny issue in the maiden meeting between US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the talks could yield a "win-win formula" for both the sides, a top American business advocacy group today said.

FGN7 ISRAEL-4THLD ATTACK

Jerusalem: (AFP) An Israeli policewoman was stabbed and killed in an attack outside Jerusalem's Old City and security forces shot dead three suspected Palestinian assailants, police said.

FGN6 US-SHIP-2NDLD COLLISION

Tokyo: (AFP) Seven crew on a US destroyer were missing and their commander injured today after their Navy destroyer collided with a Philippine-flagged container ship off the coast of Japan, with the badly damaged US vessel partially flooded.

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First Published: Sat, June 17 2017. 17:07 IST
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