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    China’s first home-built carrier sets out for sea trials
    May13

    China’s first home-built carrier sets out for sea trials

    China’s first domestically developed aircraft carrier departs Dalian, Liaoning province, China, on Sunday, May 13, 2018. Photo: Reuters BEIJING: China‘s first domestically developed aircraft carrier left its northeastern port to begin sea trials on Sunday, state media said, the latest milestone in the country’s efforts to modernise...

    First China-made aircraft carrier starts sea trials: State media (Updated)
    May13

    First China-made aircraft carrier starts sea trials: State media (Updated)

    BEIJING: China’s first domestically manufactured aircraft carrier started sea trials Sunday, state media said, a landmark in Beijing’s ambitious plans to modernise its navy as the Asian giant presses its claims in disputed regional waters. The carrier, known only as Type 001A, set out for the trials from a port in northeastern China...

    China’s first home-built carrier sets out for sea trials
    May13

    China’s first home-built carrier sets out for sea trials

    BEIJING: China’s first domestically developed aircraft carrier left its northeastern port to begin sea trials on Sunday, state media said, the latest milestone in the country’s efforts to modernize its military. The still-unnamed carrier was launched this time last year but since then has been undergoing fitting of weapons and other...

    Real & Atletico warm up for European finals with Liga wins
    May13

    Real & Atletico warm up for European finals with Liga wins

    Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale celebrates after scoring his side’s 2nd goal during a Spanish La Liga match between Real Madrid and Celta at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium, Madrid, Spain, on Saturday, May 12, 2018. Photo: Associated Press BARCELONA: Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid warmed up for their European finals by winning in the Spanish...

    First China-made aircraft carrier starts sea trials: state media
    May13

    First China-made aircraft carrier starts sea trials: state media

    BEIJING: China’s first domestically manufactured aircraft carrier started sea trials Sunday, state media said, a landmark in Beijing’s ambitious plans to modernise its navy as the Asian giant presses its claims in disputed regional waters. The carrier, known only as Type 001A, set out for the trials from a port in northeastern China...

    ‘State secret’ of China unveiled: First home-built aircraft carrier sets out for sea trials
    May13

    ‘State secret’ of China unveiled: First home-built aircraft carrier sets out for sea trials

    China’s first domestically developed aircraft carrier left its northeastern port to begin sea trials on Sunday, state media said, the latest milestone in the country’s efforts to modernise its military. The still-unnamed carrier was launched this time last year but since then has been undergoing fitting of weapons and other systems...

    Israel wins Eurovision Song Contest 2018 for fourth time, winner Netta Barzilai exclaims, ‘Next time in Jerusalem!’
    May13

    Israel wins Eurovision Song Contest 2018 for fourth time, winner Netta Barzilai exclaims, ‘Next time in Jerusalem!’

    Israel’s Netta Barzilai won the Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon on Saturday, bringing Israel its fourth victory in the glitzy pageant, watched by over 200 million people around the world, and the right to host the event next year. “Next time in Jerusalem!” Barzilai, a smiling 25-year-old live looping artist shouted after being...

    Merkel blasts breaches of Ukraine truce
    May12

    Merkel blasts breaches of Ukraine truce

    ASSISI: German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said she was deeply concerned by repeated breaches of a ceasefire between government forces and Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine. “Every night there are violations of the ceasefire and every day there are human casualties,” Merkel said in the central Italian town of Assisi, where she...

    Ukraine PM to Armenia’s Pashinyan: We are interested in intensification of cooperation between two countries
    May12
    12 May: Riots in Karachi, Earthquake kills close to 90,000 in China, Asad Rauf, Berlin Blockade, Erik Erikson
    May12

    12 May: Riots in Karachi, Earthquake kills close to 90,000 in China, Asad Rauf, Berlin Blockade, Erik Erikson

    Karachi riots 2007 Riots break out in the Pakistani city of Karachi on May 12, 2007 leading to deaths of 48 people. The suspension of the then- chief justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry raised tensions in the country that culminated in violence in Karachi on 12 May, 2007 after Chaudhry’s plane landed at the city’s airport....

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