Following are the top foreign stories at 1700 hours


Nepal PM Oli says ‘misunderstandings’ with India resolved

Kathmandu: Nepal”s embattled Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has said that “misunderstandings” with India have been resolved and that the two countries should move forward looking at the future, asserting that neighbours share both love and problems.

Writ petition filed against Cabinet reshuffle by Nepal PM Oli

Kathmandu: A writ petition was filed at Nepal”s Supreme Court on Monday demanding nullification of the Cabinet reshuffle by Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli, arguing that being a caretaker premier he did not have the executive power to reshuffle or induct new ministers.

Nepal PM Oli strengthens grip on power by joining hands with Janata Samajwadi Party

Kathmandu: Nepal’s beleaguered Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has joined hands with the key Madhesi Janata Samajwadi Party after effecting a major Cabinet reshuffle, a move regarded by many analysts as hitting two targets with one arrow as it involves consolidating his grip on power and boosting ties with neighbouring India. Shirish B Pradhan

50 killed, 70 injured as passenger trains collide in Pakistan; Army called in

Karachi, Jun 7: Two passenger trains collided in Pakistan’s southern Sindh Province early Monday morning, killing at least 50 people and injuring 70 others, prompting authorities to call in the Army and paramilitary forces for the challenging task of rescue and relief operations.

Vice President Kamala Harris” plane forced to return due to technical problem

Washington: A technical issue with the aircraft taking Kamala Harris to Guatemala and Mexico on her first foreign visit had to return about 30 minutes after takeoff, with the US Vice President telling reporters that she and her delegation “said a little prayer” before the plane landed safely.

Six killed, 14 injured in knife attack in China

Beijing: A deadly knife attack in eastern China has killed at least six people and left 14 wounded, local officials have said, in what was the third such indiscriminate assault on civilians by the disgruntled citizens in recent weeks. K J M Varma

US lawmakers push Biden administration for more

COVID-19 vaccines and medical aid to India
Washington: Several US lawmakers have urged the Biden administration to ensure that India receives enough COVID-19 vaccines and medical aid, saying the health crisis in the country is “devastating” and America has a responsibility to help its close allies defeat the pandemic. Lalit K Jha

Queen ”delighted” after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle welcome baby Lilibet

London: Queen Elizabeth II and the royal family have congratulated Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on the birth of their daughter whom they have named Lilibet ”Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor after the monarch and his late mother Princess Diana. By Aditi Khanna RUP

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