New Delhi, May 13: Following are the top foreign stories at 2000 hours:
India's 'uncooperative' attitude, 'stubbornness' delaying Mumbai attacks trial: Nisar
Islamabad: Pakistan's former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan says the "uncooperative attitude" and "stubbornness" of the Indian government has been the biggest obstacle in the Mumbai terror attacks trial reaching a conclusion, according to a media report.
Hinduja brothers second-wealthiest in UK's annual rich list
London: The Indian-born Hinduja brothers have been displaced to second position by chemicals entrepreneur Jim Ratcliffe in an annual rich list of Britain's wealthiest. By Aditi Khanna
Queen gives royal consent for Harry, Markle wedding
London: Britain's Queen Elizabeth II gives her official seal of approval for grandson Prince Harry to marry his American actress fiancee Meghan Markle. By Aditi Khanna
Theresa May headed for Cabinet showdown over Brexit
London: British Prime Minister Theresa May makes a plea for unity as she faces a major showdown with her Cabinet over the nature of a post-Brexit customs arrangement with the European Union. By Aditi Khanna
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China's first home-built aircraft carrier begins sea trials
Beijing: China's first indigenously-developed aircraft carrier begins sea trials, official media reports, a historic step in the country's quest to modernise its military and bolster its naval presence in the disputed regional waters. By K J M Varma
China's plans to import Indian drugs fail to enthuse Indian pharmaceutical firms
Beijing: China's much-publicised announcement to slash tariffs on 28 medicines, including cancer drugs from India, has failed to create any buzz among the Indian pharmaceutical firms here as exports to China are possible only after lengthy field trials and approvals, which could take years, says an official at an Indian firm. By K J M Varma
India largest remittance-receiving country in the world: report
New York: India was the largest remittance-receiving country in the world, with migrant workers from the country sending home USD 69 billion in 2017, according to a report which says remittances to the Asia-Pacific region amounted to US 256 billion last year. By Yoshita Singh
At least nine dead as bomb, gun battle rages in Afghan city
Jalalabad (Afghanistan): At least nine people were killed and more than 30 injured when militants detonated bombs and stormed a government building today in a continuing attack in an eastern Afghan city, say officials. (AFP)
Pakistan bars US diplomat from leaving country
Islamabad: Pakistan prevents a US diplomat involved in a fatal road accident in Islamabad to leave the country, a move that could further strain the bilateral ties.
Five students killed, 20 missing as bridge collapses in PoK
Islamabad: At least five medical students killed and over 20 others swept away as an old wooden bridge on a river in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir collapsed while the students were taking pictures on it.
Iran FM arrives in China on a diplomatic tour to save the nuclear deal
Beijing: Iran's foreign minister arrives in Beijing, says Iranian media, on the first leg of a whirlwind diplomatic tour designed to try and rescue the nuclear deal left on the brink of collapse after the US pulled out. (AFP)
11 dead, 41 hurt as suicide bombers hit Indonesian churches
Surabaya: Suicide bombers on motorcycles and including a woman with children target Mass congregations in three churches in Indonesia's second largest city, killing at least 11 people and wounding dozens in one of the worst attacks on the Christian minority, say police. (AFP)
N Korea to destroy nuclear site ahead of US summit: KCNA
Seoul: North Korea will destroy its nuclear test site later this month, ahead of a summit with the United States, it says, pledging to blow up its tunnels in front of invited foreign media.