New Delhi, Feb 10 (PTI) Following are the top foreign stories at 2000 hours



Indian doctors protest UK’s ‘unfair’ health surcharge London: UK-based Indian doctors and healthcare professionals are campaigning against what they describe as an “unfair” doubling of a health surcharge imposed on professionals from outside European Union (EU) living and working in Britain. By Aditi Khanna FGN6 TALIBAN-TALKS

Despite talks, ‘not yet reached’ any conclusion to end hostilities: Af Taliban Islamabad: The Afghan Taliban has said that despite the ongoing talks with the US and other regional powers, it had “not yet reached” any conclusion that would entail an immediate end to hostilities against America and its allies, according to a media report.


Afghan lawmaker says airstrikes kill 21 civilians Kabul: Airstrikes in Afghanistan’s southern Helmand province have killed 21 civilians, including women and children, a lawmaker from the region said Sunday. (AP) FGN5 CHINA-LD ACCIDENT

13 killed in highway accidents amid China travel rush Beijing: Accidents on icy highways in central China left at least 13 dead and dozens injured this weekend as millions of families were heading home from the Lunar New Year holiday. (AP) FGN3 SKOREA-US-NKOREA-MILITARY

S Korea announces hike in payment for US troops Seoul: Seoul said Sunday it agreed to hike its payment for maintaining American troops on its soil, settling a dispute with its longtime ally ahead of a second summit between the US and North Korea. (AP) MRJ

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