Following are the top foreign stories at 2000 hours

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FGN15 VIRUS-CHINA-WHO-LD TEAM WHO experts visit Wuhan wet market Beijing/Wuhan: The WHO experts, probing the origins of the COVID-19, on Sunday visited the Huanan Seafood Market in Wuhan, where the deadly coronavirus was presumably transmitted from animals to humans in the late 2019 and spiralled into a pandemic.

FGN11 UK-QUEEN-BIDEN Queen likely to host Joe Biden at Buckingham Palace: Report London: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II is expected to host US President Joe Biden at Buckingham Palace ahead of the G7 summit scheduled between June 11 and 13, according to a media report on Sunday.

FGN7 RUSSIA-NAVALNY-LD RALLY Russia arrests over 1,000 people demanding Navalny's release Moscow: Thousands of people took to the streets Sunday across Russia's vast expanse to demand the release of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny, keeping up a wave of nationwide protests that have rattled the Kremlin. Over 1,000 were detained by police, according to a monitoring group.

FGN8 UK-HK-VISA New UK citizenship visa route opens for Hong Kong residents London: A new visa route that offers Hong Kong residents the option to apply to come to the UK and become citizens through a fast-track system officially opened on Sunday. By Aditi Khanna FGN4 PAK-PEARL Pak govt to join review proceedings of Supreme Court's acquittals in Pearl murder case Islamabad: Amid mounting pressure from the US and the UN, the Pakistan government has said it would formally join the review proceedings initiated by the Sindh administration against the Supreme Court's acquittal of British-born al-Qaeda terrorist Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh and his three aides in the brutal murder of US journalist Daniel Pearl. By Sajjad Hussain FGN1 UK-TRADE-PACT UK to join Asia-Pacific free trade pact CPTPP London: The UK government has announced that it is applying to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), one of the world's largest free-trade areas made up of 11 developed and emerging economies in the Pacific, under its post-Brexit plans. By Aditi Khanna FGN9 CHINA-SUBMARINES One in five sailors in China’s submarines in SCS suffer from mental health problems: Report Beijing: One in five sailors serving with China’s submarine force, especially nuclear subs in the disputed South China Sea, are experiencing mental health problems, according to a new research. PTI PMS PMS