Following are the top foreign stories at 1700 hours

    US designates Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Mehsud as global terrorist
    Washington/Islamabad: The US has slapped sanctions on the chief of the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Noor Wali Mehsud and designated him as a global terrorist, as the Trump administration unveiled new tools to pursue terror suspects, their financiers and supporters globally.

    UN chief appeals to India, Pak to resolve Kashmir issue through dialogue: Spokesperson
    United Nations: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has appealed to both India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir issue through dialogue to avoid any "potential escalation" as the two countries clashed at the UNHRC over New Delhi revoking Jammu and Kashmir's special status. By Yoshita Singh
    US media showing one-sided perspective on Kashmir: Indian envoy
    Washington: Some sections of the American media, especially the liberal media, is focussed on a perspective on Kashmir that has being "pushed forward" by those who are "inimical" to India's interest, the country's ambassador to the United States has said. By Lalit K Jha

    Boris Johnson’s Parliament suspension ruled unlawful; govt to appeal
    London: In yet another blow to his leadership, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend the Parliament from this week until mid-October was ruled “unlawful” by Scotland’s highest court on Wednesday.

    Indian students set to benefit from UK’s 2-year post-study work visa offer
    London: In a move that addresses a long-standing demand to boost Indian student numbers choosing British universities, the UK government on Wednesday announced a new two-year post-study work visa route for all international students. By Aditi Khanna
    Support for terror groups from beyond Afghan borders must end to ensure peace: India
    United Nations, Sep 11 (PTI) In a veiled reference to Pakistan, India has told the UN Security Council that the support and safe havens enjoyed by terror groups like the Taliban, the Haqqani Network, LeT and JeM from "beyond Afghanistan's borders" must be addressed to fight the scourge of terrorism and ensure peace in the war-torn country. By Yoshita Singh RUP

(This story has not been edited by THE WEEK and is auto-generated from a PTI feed.)