Following are the top foreign stories at 2015 hours:
Islamabad: Pakistan's election commission today withheld the victory notifications of Imran Khan from two of the five constituencies from where he contested in the July 25 general elections, possibly jeopardising his plans to be sworn-in as the new prime minister.
FGN16: PAK-SC-LD GENERALS
Islamabad: Pakistan's former army chief Gen Raheel Sharif did not obtain a no-objection certificate (NOC) from the Cabinet before leaving for Saudi Arabia to head a 41-nation military alliance, the attorney general informed the Supreme Court today. By Sajjad Hussain
FGN14: BANGLA-LD PROTEST
Dhaka: The unprecedented protests by the students in Bangladesh demanding better road safety laws today virtually came to an end, with agitators returning to their classes after a nine-day-long stir that left over 150 people injured in clashed with riots police.
FGN13: PAK-IMRAN-2NDLD GRAFT
Peshawar: Imran Khan, who is set to become Pakistan's new prime minister, was questioned today by the country's anti-graft body and asked to respond to a questionnaire within 15 days in connection with the misuse of helicopters of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government which allegedly caused Rs 2.17 million loss to the exchequer.
Washington: The Trump administration's unilateral reimposition of crippling sanctions on Iran was already having a "major effect" with the oil-rich Gulf nation witnessing anti-regime demonstrations and even riots, US National Security adviser John Bolton has claimed.
FGN15: MALAYSIA-NAJIB-LD CORRUPTION
Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's disgraced ex-leader Najib Razak will face new charges in court tomorrow under anti-money laundering laws in a case linked to a multi-billion-dollar graft scandal, authorities said.
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