Following are the top foreign stories at 1730 hours

    FGN8 UK-SUNAK-MINORITIES-COIN
Rishi Sunak wants ethnic minorities on UK coins
     London: UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak on Sunday backed a campaign for influential ethnic minority figures to be featured on a set of UK coins to celebrate Britain’s diversity. By Aditi Khanna
    
     FGN7 VIRUS-PAK-CASES
COVID-19: Pakistan reports 553 new patients, tally stands at 279,669
     Islamabad: Pakistan has recorded 553 more coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking the country’s COVID-19 caseload to 279,699, officials said on Sunday. By Sajjad Hussain
    
     UK-MINISTER-ARREST
Former UK minister and current MP arrested on suspicion of rape
     London: A former UK minister and sitting Conservative Party lawmaker, who has not been named as he is yet to be charged, is out on bail after being arrested on suspicion of rape.     By Aditi Khanna
    
     FES24 ISRAEL-INDIA-FRIENDSHIP-DAY
Israel showers India with goodwill greetings on Friendship days
     Jerusalem: Israel on Sunday showered India with goodwill greetings on Friendship Day, peppered with a Bollywood hit number, with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin also congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the people of India on the occasion. By Harinder Mishra
    
     FES4 SINGAPORE-PRIEST
Singapore police arrests chief priest of Hindu temple
    Singapore: The chief priest of Singapore's oldest Hindu temple was arrested on charges of "criminal breach of trust", according to police.
    
    FGN3 NASA-SPACEX
NASA astronauts aim for Florida coast to end SpaceX flight
    Cape Canaveral: The first astronauts launched by Elon Musk's SpaceX company departed the International Space Station on Saturday night for the final and most important part of their test flight: returning to Earth with a rare splashdown. (AP)
    
     FGN6 AFGHAN-TROOPS-IS
Afghan troops kill senior Islamic State militant
    Kabul: The Afghan intelligence service says it has killed a high ranking official with the Islamic State affiliate in an operation in eastern Afghanistan. (AP) MRJ

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