Following are the top foreign stories at 1700 hours

Updated: Mar 19 2023 5:15PM

FGN25 PAK-IMRAN-CASE ****Pak police register terrorism case against ex-PM Imran, PTI leaders for vandalism in Islamabad Islamabad: Pakistani police on Sunday registered a terrorism case against Imran Khan and over a dozen PTI leaders for indulging in vandalism, attacking security personnel and creating unrest outside the judicial complex here ahead of a court hearing in a graft case involving the ousted premier.**** FGN21 BANGLA-INDIA-PIPELINE-HASINA ****Oil pipeline with India will play vital role in ensuring fuel security in Bangladesh: PM Hasina Dhaka: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that her country's first cross-border oil pipeline with India will play a vital role in ensuring fuel security in Bangladesh at a time when the world was facing a serious energy crisis due to the Ukraine war.**** FGN16 PAK-IMRAN-PARTY ****Pak govt to consult legal team for declaring Imran Khan's party ‘proscribed’ outfit: Interior Minister Sanaullah Islamabad: Pakistan Interior Minister Rana Sanuallah has said that the government plans to consult experts on initiating a process to declare Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party a “proscribed” outfit after police claimed to have seized weapons and petrol bombs from the former premier's residence in Lahore.**** FGN20 LANKA-ELECTION ****Local Councils' term to end in Sri Lanka tonight amid uncertainty over polls Colombo, Mar 19 (PTI) The four-year term of the 340 local councils in Sri Lanka is set to end on Sunday night, but the polls monitoring groups feel that the local body polls fixed for April 25 are unlikely to happen.****.

FGN26 BANGLA-LD ACCIDENT ****19 killed, 30 injured in Bangladesh bus accident Dhaka: At least 19 people were killed and 30 others injured on Sunday when a speeding bus crashed into a ditch in Bangladesh, officials said.****.

FGN28 UK-EMERGENCY ALERT-SYSTEM ****All UK phones to get emergency alert system to warn of life-threatening events London: A siren-like alert will be sent to mobile phone users across the UK next month to test a new public warning system over life-threatening events such as severe weather events, the British government announced on Sunday.**** PTI .