Foreign news schedule for Saturday, Jan 30

- External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his American counterpart Tony Blinken talk over phone, reaffirm growing US-India ties - US Secretary of State Tony Blinken dials Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, seeks accountability in Daniel Pearl murder case.

- Terming children foreign terrorist fighters may lead to stigmatisation, dehumanisation: India at UN.

- There should be accountability for crimes like Daniel Pearl's murder: UN spokesperson Stephane Dujarric.

- Stories relating to COVID-19 from multiple datelines. PTI MRJ