New Delhi, Apr 16 (PTI) Following are the top foreign stories at 1700 hours:


China says it wants to stick to ‘right path’ of bilateral ties with India Beijing: China wants to stick to the “right path” of bilateral ties with India, explore new areas for cooperation and ensure sound and steady development of the relationship, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said today. By K J M Varma


China’s multi role fighter jets J-10C begin combat duty Beijing: China’s new indigenously developed multi-role stealth fighter jet J-10C, capable of striking precisely both land and maritime targets, were put into active combat duty today, the military said. By K J M Varma


Classes begin in Pakistan’s first school for transgenders Lahore: Pakistan’s first of its kind school for transgenders opened here today to provide education and vocational skills to people from the community. By M Zulqernain


Trump ‘morally unfit to be president: ex-FBI chief James Comey Washington: Donald Trump is “morally unfit” to be president, former FBI chief James Comey asserted today as he claimed “it’s possible” that Moscow may have information on him that could be used to compromise him.


OPCW must be enabled to ‘dismantle’ Syria’s toxic arms: France The Hague: Priority must be given to boosting the work of the world’s chemical arms watchdog so it can dismantle Syria’s “secret” toxic weapons programme, the French ambassador said today.(AP)

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