Following are the top foreign stories at 2030 hours

     *UN condoles death of ex-Indian Army officer in Gaza, believes vehicle struck by Israeli tank
     United Nations: The United Nations condoled and expressed apologies to India over the killing of a former Indian Army officer, who died in war-torn Rafah in Gaza when the vehicle he was travelling in was attacked by shots fired from what it believes was an Israeli tank.

Pak HC grants bail to Imran Khan in 190 million pounds corruption case
    Islamabad: A High Court in Pakistan on Wednesday granted bail to Imran Khan in the 190 million pounds corruption case, in which the jailed former prime minister and his wife are accused of receiving land worth billions of rupees as a bribe from a real estate tycoon.

Slovakian prime minister in life-threatening condition after being shot, his Facebook profile says
    Prague: Slovakia's populist Prime Minister Robert Fico is in life-threatening condition after being wounded in a shooting after a political event Wednesday afternoon, according to his Facebook profile. (AP)
Sri Lanka in talks with India to set up small arms manufacturing unit: Minister Tennakoon
     Colombo: Sri Lanka on Wednesday said it is holding talks with India to set up a small arms manufacturing unit under the wider ambit of defence cooperation between the two countries.

Pakistan conducts successful training launch of 'Fatah-II rocket system
     Islamabad: Pakistan on Wednesday conducted a successful training launch of guided multi-launch rocket system 'Fatah-II', which is capable of engaging targets with high precision up to a range of 400 kilometres, the army said.

16 Sri Lankan mercenaries killed in Russia-Ukraine war, says defence ministry
     Colombo: At least 16 retired Sri Lankan military personnel have been killed in the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war, the island nation's defence ministry said on Wednesday.

Consultative mechanism helps enhance mutual cooperation between Nepal and India: FM Shreshtha
     Kathmandu: A consultative mechanism has been established between Nepal and India to facilitate cooperation in various areas of bilateral relations, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Narayan Kaji Shrestha has said, asserting that such mechanisms have enhanced mutual cooperation and partnership.

Pak court adjourns hearing of 190 million pounds graft case against Imran Khan over 'security concerns'
     Islamabad: An accountability court in Pakistan on Wednesday adjourned the hearing of the 190 million pounds corruption case against Imran Khan till Friday, citing "security concerns" at the high-security Adiala prison where the former prime minister is currently imprisoned, media reports said.

Sri Lanka's minority Tamil-dominated regions on alert as LTTE commemorations planned
     Colombo: Sri Lanka's security forces were placed on alert in the northern and eastern regions to counter attempts to commemorate LTTE members killed in the group's bitterly-fought conflict for a separate homeland for the minority Tamils, ahead of the anniversary of the long-drawn battle's end.

Modi will return as PM of India; hope Pakistan gets leader like him: Pakistani American businessman
     Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a strong leader who has taken India to new heights and he will return as the country’s PM for a third term, a prominent Pakistani-American businessman has said.

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PM Modi has established strong relationship with Sikh community: American Sikh leader
     Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has established a strong relationship with the Sikhs, a prominent Indian American leader has said while asserting that the free and fair general elections being held in India show the vibrancy and strength of the country’s democratic system.

Biden imposes heavy import tariffs on Chinese imports
     Washington: US President Joe Biden has imposed heavy tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles, batteries, steel, solar cells, and aluminium, saying it would ensure that American workers are not held back by unfair trade practices.

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