The News Scroll 22 March 2019  Last Updated at 5:16 pm | Source: PTI

Following are the top foreign stories at 1700 hours

Following are the top foreign stories at 1700 hours

New Delhi, Mar 22 (PTI) :

FGN36 CHINA-SCO-INDOPAK India-Pakistan should resolve differences bilaterally: SCO

Beijing: India and Pakistan should resolve their issues bilaterally, the SCO's new Secretary-General has said, asserting that their participation in the security grouping could become "impossible" without a commitment for an "unconditional" fight against terrorism and separatism. By K J M Varma

FGN31 EU-3RDLD BREXIT UK secures delay to Brexit Day with strict EU caveats

London: The UK has secured a short delay to the March 29 Brexit deadline after the European Union (EU) leaders reluctantly agreed to offer embattled Prime Minister Theresa May time until May 22 to get the divorce deal through another House of Commons vote next week. By Aditi Khanna

FGN26 CHINA-EXPLOSION-2NDLD TOLL China chemical plant blast death toll reaches 47; Xi for all-out efforts to rescue victims

Beijing: The death toll in the powerful explosion at a chemical plant in China climbed to 47 on Friday with President Xi Jinping demanding all-out efforts to carry out search and rescue operations. By K J M Varma

FGN27 PAK-QURESHI-SAMJHAUTA Pak weighing options after acquittal of all accused in Samjhauta blast case: Qureshi

Islamabad: Pakistan is studying the verdict on the 2007 Samjhauta train blast case by an Indian court and the acquittal of all the four accused and weighing its options, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said. By Sajjad Hussain

FGN32 LANKA-UN-TNA Lankan Tamils for allowing foreign judges to probe war crimes

Colombo: Sri Lanka's main Tamil party TNA on Friday called for allowing foreign judges and prosecutors to probe the alleged war crimes, a day after the UN Human Rights Council gave Colombo two more years to set up a credible investigation into the country's brutal civil war.

FGN22 PAK-TERRORISM-IMRAN PM Imran says no room for 'jihadi outfits and culture' in Pakistan

Islamabad: There was no room for "jihadi outfits and jihadi culture" in Pakistan, Prime Minister Imran Khan has said amidst intense global pressure on his government to rein in the terrorist outfits operating from its soil after the Pulwama attack. By Sajjad Hussain PTI AMS AMS

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