The News Scroll 21 July 2019  Last Updated at 8:30 pm | Source: PTI

Following are the top foreign stories at 2000 hours

Following are the top foreign stories at 2000 hours

Netanyahu to visit India on Sep 9 to meet PM Modi

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will travel to India on a day-long visit on September 9 to meet his counterpart Narendra Modi, just eight days before an unprecedented repeat polls in the Jewish state.By Harinder Mishra


Sri Lanka launches new official map featuring Chinese investments

Beijing: Sri Lanka has launched an updated map of the island incorporating the development projects, including the USD 1.4 billion Colombo port city being developed with massive loans from China, the state media reported Sunday. By K J M Varma


UK finance minister to quit if Johnson becomes PM

London: British finance minister Philip Hammond said Sunday he would make a point of resigning before Boris Johnson became prime minister, saying he could never agree to his Brexit strategy. (AFP)


9 killed in gun and suicide attack in northwest Pakistan

Peshawar: At least nine persons, including six policemen, were killed and around 40 others injured in northwest Pakistan on Sunday in a terror strike on a checkpost and a subsequent suicide blast by a burqa-clad woman at a hospital where the victims of the first attack were shifted.


Imran Khan arrives in US, will meet Trump on Monday

Washington: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived here on his maiden trip to the US during which he will hold talks with Donald Trump and reboot bilateral ties that were hit after the US president publicly criticised Islamabad, cancelled military aid and asked it to do more to fight terrorism.By Lalit K Jha


Hong Kong protesters egg China office at end of massive rally

Hong Kong: Masked protesters daubed the walls of China''s office in Hong Kong with eggs and graffiti Sunday night following another massive rally, focusing anger towards the embodiment of Beijing''s rule with no end in sight to the turmoil engulfing the finance hub. (AFP)


Japan''s ruling coalition secures upper house majority

Tokyo: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe''s ruling coalition secured a majority in Japan''s upper house of parliament in elections Sunday, according to vote counts by public television and other media. Exit polls indicated Abe could even close in on the super-majority needed to propose constitutional revisions.(AP)


Israeli minister boasts his country has been ''killing Iranians''

Jerusalem: An Israeli minister boasted Sunday that his country was the only one that "has been killing Iranians", after tensions between Britain and Iran rose in the Gulf. (AFP) RUP

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