ALSO READFollowing are the top foreign stories at 1700 hours today: Indian steel tycoon Sajjan Jindal meets Nawaz Sharif in Pak Nawaz Sharif's family has owned Park Lane flats in London since 1990s, says media report Sharif orders action against blasphemous social media content Panamagate: Nawaz Sharif gets temporary reprieve from Pak SC
Following are the top foreign stories at 2100 hours today:
FGN28 UK-FIRE-LD TOLL
By Aditi Khanna
London: At least 58 people may have died in the massive fire that engulfed a 24-storey residential tower housing over 100 families in west London, Scotland Yard says, warning that the casualty figures "may increase".
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".
FGN19 PAK-SHEHBAZ-3RDLD JIT
By Sajjad Hussain
Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's younger brother Shehbaz Sharif hits out at the country's powerful military, saying unlike the military rulers who "usurped" power at gunpoint, his family respects the law.
By Shirish B Pradhan
Kathmandu: A meeting between Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and a key Madhesi party over the current crisis today failed to yield any results as the minority party insisted on amending the Constitution before the local body polls on June 28.
By Aditi Khanna
London: Queen Elizabeth II says the UK has been "resolute in the face of adversity" following recent tragedies in London and Manchester in a message released on her official birthday.
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.
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.
FGN25 US-COSBY-LD TRIAL
Norristown (US): (AFP) A US judge declares a mistrial in Bill Cosby's sexual assault case after the jury announced that they remained deadlocked and unable to reach a verdict against the fallen television star.
FGN22 AFGHAN-SOLDIER-LD FIRING
Mazar-I-Sharif: (AFP) At least three US troops were wounded today when an Afghan soldier opened fire at them at a military base in northern Afghanistan, the defence ministry said, in an apparent insider attack.
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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