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Following are the top foreign stories at 1800 hours:


in US; to meet and other top officials

Washington: A week after the successful India-US 2+2 Dialogue in New Delhi, is in to hold meetings with top officials of the By


Swaraj, Russia's review progress in bilateral cooperation

Moscow: and Russia's Deputy reviewed the progress made in the bilateral cooperation in the fields of trade and investment, science and technology, culture and other issues of mutual interests.


USD 300,000 penalty imposed on US firm for paying low wages to H-1B employees

Washington: A US-based IT staffing company has been asked to pay over USD 300,000 to its 12 H-1B employees for paying them far below their salary and imposed a penalty of over USD 45,000 for violating the labour provisions, amidst the Trump administration's crackdown against the abuse of the visa category popular among Indian professionals. By


Rice, wheat producing countries should be concerned about India's domestic support policy: US

Washington: The US has alleged that India is providing massive subsidies to its farmers producing rice and wheat and said that other countries need to be concerned about New Delhi's "trade distorting policy". By


Prepared to take strongest action for not complying with Iranian sanctions US

Washington: The is prepared to take "strongest action" against countries and entities who are found not complying with the Iranian sanctions, including reducing to zero the purchase of from Iran, a top official told lawmakers. By Lalit K Jha


Plane carrying Begum Kulsoom's body arrives in Lahore

Lahore: A plane carrying the body of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, the wife of former Nawaz Sharif, from London arrived in Lahore, where she will be buried later Friday.


SL will urge UN to remove war crime charges against its troops: Sirisena

Colombo: will seek "concessions" from the UN, including a special request to the drop war crime charges against its troops during the civil war with the LTTE, said Friday.


Two Koreas open joint liaison office in North

(North Korea): North and opened a joint liaison office in the Northern city of on Friday as they knit closer ties ahead of Moon Jae-in's visit to next week.

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First Published: Fri, September 14 2018. 18:10 IST