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Following are the top foreign stories at 2100 hours:

FGN21 IMF-INDIA-AADHAAR


should take steps to ensure privacy in biometric identification programmes: IMF

Washington: The IMF says should take necessary measures to ensure privacy and security controls while implementing large identification programmes like the Aadhaar, as the global financial body identified as a in the biometric identification system. By

FGN19 UK-SPY-LD CHEMICAL

confirms UK findings in Russian ex-case

London: The international confirms the UK's findings that the source of the military-grade nerve agent used to target the former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter in the English city of Salisbury originally came from By

FGN22 PAK-INDIA-SAARC

Pak accuses India of 'scuttling' SAARC summit

Islamabad: accuses India of "scuttling" the process to reconvene the SAARC summit in Islamabad and "holding hostage" the development and economic progress of the whole region. By

FGN23 BANGLA-COURT-RAPE

Bangladesh's HC bans two-finger test on rape victims

Dhaka: bans the derogatory "two-finger test" on rape victims, saying it has no scientific and legal merit. By

FGN17 US-INDIANS-MISSING

Search continues on swollen US river for SUV matching missing Indian family's vehicle

Los Angeles: Authorities in California have set up a joint incident command centre to trace the occupants of a vehicle that was swept away in flood waters, a week after four members of an Indian family went missing in the area.

FGN16 CHINA-INDIA

Sushma, Sitharaman scheduled to be in on same day on April 24

Beijing: and are scheduled to be in on April 24 to attend different meetings of the (SCO) and interact with their counterparts from the member states. By K J M Varma

FGN13 RAJAN-DEMONETISATION

Demonetisation was 'not a good idea':

New York: RBI's former says he had made it quite clear to the government that the demonetisation was "not a good idea" and that its implementation was "not well-planned" since 87.5 per cent of the currency was being demonetised. By

FGN11 ZUCKERBERG-HEARING

My data also harvested, sold by Cambridge Analytica: Zuckerberg

Washington: CEO Mark Zuckerberg tells US lawmakers that his personal data was also harvested and sold by and he intends to initiate legal action against the British firm accused of stealing personal information and using it for political purposes. By

FGN10 US-INDIAN-TERRORISM

Indian in US pleads guilty to raising money for top al-Qaida

Houston: A 38-year-old Indian in the US state of Ohio, accused of funding a top al-Qaida leader, pleads guilty to concealment of financing of terrorism.

FGN9 US-CHINA-LD POMPEO

continues its provocations in South, seas: Pompeo

Washington: continues its provocations in the South and seas and is making a "concerted" effort to compete with the US, CIA has warned while identifying as a "danger" for By

FGN7 FACEBOOK-ZUCKERBERG-USERS

No significant increase in users deactivating their account: Zuckerberg

Washington: The scandal in which personal data of over 87 million users, including 500,000 Indians, was compromised, has not hit the in a significant way in terms of people deactivating their accounts, Mark Zuckerberg says. By Lalit K Jha

FGN6 PAK-HINDUS

Act against those who hurt Hindus' religious sentiments: to

Islamabad: asks the interior ministry to crack down on any individual or groups involved in posting blasphemous material about religion, after the minority community leaders protested against a wave of hurting their religious sentiments. By

FGN18 LANKA-LD MINISTERS

6 Sri Lankan ministers quit Sirisena-led unity govt

Colombo: Six ministers of Maithripala Sirisena- led unity government in Sri Lanka resign, days after they voted in favour of a no-confidence motion against

FGN20 RUSSIA-SPY-OPCW

says will not accept conclusions of OPCW on poisoning

Moscow: says it would not accept the conclusions of the world's on the poisoning of a former in England unless Russian experts could access the samples used.

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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 21:05 IST
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