The News Scroll 26 June 2019  Last Updated at 8:03 pm | Source: PTI

Following are the top foreign stories at 2000 hours

Following are the top foreign stories at 2000 hours

US wants India to embrace fair and reciprocal trade, lower barriers

Washington: The Trump Administration wants Prime Minister Narendra Modi to lower the trade barriers and embrace "fair and reciprocal" trade, the US said Tuesday as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reached New Delhi for crucial talks with the new government. By Lalit K Jha


Maggots ate organs of Indian toddler Sherin before her body reached the morgue: pathologist

Houston: When the body of 3-year-old Indian toddler Sherin Mathews reached the morgue, maggots had eaten her internal organs, the doctor who performed the autopsy on the toddler in 2017 has told jurors in Dallas, Texas.


India''s candidature for UNSC non-permanent seat endorsed by Asia Pacific group

United Nations: In a major diplomatic win and testament to its global stature, India''s candidature for a non-permanent seat at the powerful UN Security Council for a two-year term has been unanimously endorsed by the 55-member Asia-Pacific grouping, including China and Pakistan.


US-China trade war "opportune time" for India to attract multinationals: Panagariya

New York: The escalating trade war between the US and China is an "opportune time" for India to attract the large multinationals looking for alternative locations outside the Communist country, eminent economist Arvind Panagariya has said. By Yoshita Singh


Trump''s China tariffs to increase cost of Bible, upsets religious groups

Washington:The trade war that Donald Trump has initiated with China by imposing massive tariffs on the Chinese products has upset one of his core support bases, the influential church community, that fears the US President''s import duties would increase the cost of the Bible in America. By Lalit K Jha


First Lady Melania''s spokeswoman is new White House Press Secretary

Washington: Stephanie Grisham, First Lady Melania Trump''s spokeswoman and her husband President Donald Trump''s long term close aide, will be the new White House Press Secretary, replacing Sarah Huckabee Sanders. By Lalit K Jha


Seoul: US, N Korea in talks to set up 3rd Trump-Kim summit

Seoul: North Korean and US officials are holding "behind-the-scenes talks" to arrange a third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on the fate of the North''s expanding nuclear arsenal, South Korea''s president said, four months after a second meeting between the leaders in Hanoi collapsed without any agreement. (AP)


Lanka to execute 4 drug convicts: Sirisena

Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Wednesday signed the death warrants to hang four drug convicts, ending a four-decade-long moratorium on the capital punishment in the country.


Cocaine production hit new record in 2017: UN report

Vienna: Global cocaine production reached an all-time high in 2017, breaking the previous year''s record by 25 percent, the UN drugs and crime agency said Wednesday in its annual report after it ran surveys in India and Nigeria.(AFP) RUP RUP

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