Following are the top foreign stories at 2030 hrs

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FGN19 US-ELECTION-LD BIDEN We're going to win this race for White House: Joe Biden Washington: Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has said that it was 'clear and convincing' that he is going to win the closely-fought race for the White House against incumbent Republican President Donald Trump. By Lalit K Jha FGN8 US-ELECTION-TRUMP Biden should not 'wrongfully' claim President's office: Trump Washington: US President Donald Trump has warned his Democratic challenger Joe Biden against “wrongfully' claiming the presidency. By Lalit K Jha FGN31 US-ELECTION-FAKEBALLOTS-ARREST Armed men arrested ouside counting centre in Philadelphia were trying to deliver fake ballots: Reports New York, Nov 7 (PTI) Two heavily armed men 'coming to deliver a truck full of fake ballots' have been arrested near the Philadelphia convention center where election workers were counting votes from the undecided US presidential election, police said.

FGN18 UN-COMMITTEE-INDIAN Indian diplomat elected to UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions United Nations: In a significant victory for India at the United Nations, Indian diplomat Vidisha Maitra was elected to the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), a subsidiary organ of the General Assembly. By Yoshita Singh FGN10 VIRUS-UK-PM-DIWALI We will overcome this virus: UK PM hails victory of good over evil Diwali spirit London: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson hailed the Diwali spirit of the victory of light over darkness and good over evil as he delivered a message of optimism about overcoming the coronavirus pandemic for a first-of-its-kind virtual Diwali festival this weekend. By Aditi Khanna FGN27 VIRUS-US-LD MEADOWS Trump's White House chief of staff tests positive for coronavirus Washington: White House chief of staff Mark Meadows has tested positive for Covid-19, becoming the latest Trump administration official to contract the disease, which has killed over 236,000 Americans. FGN30 UK-CHINA-BUSINESS UK creates tech hub for more 'ethical' business with China London: The UK government has published guidance it says will help UK firms negotiate the 'ethical, legal and commercial' questions they may encounter in China, or when working with Chinese businesses, and safeguard national security concerns. By Aditi Khanna FGN34 UK-SIKH-CENSUS British Sikh group loses High Court challenge for census ethnicity tick-box By Aditi Khanna London, Nov 7 (PTI) The High Court in London has dismissed a challenge brought by a British Sikh group against the UK Cabinet Office for its failure to incorporate a separate Sikh ethnicity tick-box in the next census in 2021.

FGN36 PAK-SAUDI-LOAN Pakistan may return USD 2 billion Saudi Arabian loan: Report Islamabad: Pakistan may return USD 2 billion loan to Saudi Arabia and the cash-strapped country is looking for various options to secure more lending aimed at retaining gross official foreign exchange reserves at their current level of over USD 12 billion, a media report said on Saturday. By Sajjad Hussain IND IND