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TOP FOREIGN STORIES AT 1800 HOURS

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Press Trust of India New Delhi
Following are the top foreign stories at 1800 hours today:

FGN20: US-3RDLD-SHOOTING

Washington: A white gunman with a long-standing grudge against a newspaper in the US city of Annapolis blasted his way through its newsroom with a shotgun and smoke grenades, killing at least five people, mostly journalists, in what police called a "targeted attack."

FGN19: CHINA-PAK-FATF

Beijing: China today declined to comment on Pakistan being placed on the grey list for failing to curb anti-terror financing by the Financial Action Task Force, but heaped customary praise on its close ally, saying the world should recognise "enormous efforts and sacrifices" made by Islamabad to combat terrorism.
FGN17: PAK-INDIA-JANJUA

Islamabad: India must maintain a relationship of respect with Pakistan as its burgeoning economy needs access to the markets of Europe via Central Asia and Pakistan is the only country which could provide this, former National Security Advisor Nasser Janjua has said.
FGN15: IMF-LD INDIA

Washington: To sustain its high growth rate, India should carry out banking sector reforms, continue with fiscal consolidation and simplify GST as well as renew impetus to reforms of key markets, the IMF suggested today.

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First Published: Jun 29 2018 | 6:00 PM IST

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