New Delhi, Apr 4 (PTI) Following are the top foreign stories at 2000 hours:


Swaraj arrives in Azerbaijan on three-day visit Baku: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today arrived here on a three-day visit to Azerbaijan during which she will hold talks with top leadership of the country and attend a meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement.


Dawood Ibrahim figures in UNSC’s list of terrorists Islamabad: Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar, wanted in India as the mastermind of the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts and accused of crimes such as match-fixing and extortion, figured in the UN Security Council’s updated list of terrorists and militant groups. By Sajjad Hussain FGN29 PAK-SHARIF

Sharif says PML-N will not accept any delay in general elections Islamabad: Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif said today the country is now trapped in martial laws as he warned that his party will not accept any delay in the general election which is scheduled to be held in July.


Facebook CEO Zuckerberg to testify before Congress April 11: panel Washington: Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg will testify before a US congressional committee on April 11 following the Cambridge Analytica scandal over alleged misuse of users’ personal data, the House Energy and Commerce Committee announced today.(AFP) FGN27 BAHRAIN-LD OIL

Bahrain announces discovery of 80 bn barrels of oil Manama: Bahrain today announced its newly discovered shale oil reserve was estimated to contain more than 80 billion barrels, making the once-marginal oil producer potentially a major player in the market.(AFP)

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