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    ‘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....

    Sumgayit hosts international boxing tournament 
    May12

    Sumgayit hosts international boxing tournament 

    An international boxing tournament “Heydar Aliyev Cup 2018” has started in Sumgayit. The tournament features 100 boxers from Azerbaijan, Russia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Ukraine. The boxers will contest 13 sets of medals …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    Champions League: Liverpool, Real Madrid fans livid as Kiev hotels start charging 100 times standard rates for final
    May12

    Champions League: Liverpool, Real Madrid fans livid as Kiev hotels start charging 100 times standard rates for final

    The rates some of the city’s more modest places are charging for accommodation during the Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid sometimes look like a misprint. The post Champions League: Liverpool, Real Madrid fans livid as Kiev hotels start charging 100 times standard rates for final appeared first on Firstpost....

    “WhatsApp Uncles”
    May12

    “WhatsApp Uncles”

    A lie, they say, would have traveled halfway around the world while the truth is still putting on its boots. We are indeed in the post-factual world. An idiot with high production values can wreak absolute havoc with the nature of public discourse. WhatsApp and Facebook messages with the veneer of homework-done can spread around much quicker than...

    Putin, Merkel discuss Iran nuclear deal
    May12

    Putin, Merkel discuss Iran nuclear deal

    Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed over the phone the U.S. decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, the Kremlin said on Friday. The two leaders stressed the need to save the deal, said a statement published on the Kremlin’s official website. “The situation around...

    Inaction in U.S. and Ukraine keeping Manafort cases in limbo: prosecutor
    May11

    Inaction in U.S. and Ukraine keeping Manafort cases in limbo: prosecutor

    22 min 44 sec agoKIEV – Legal red tape in Ukraine and a lack of help from the United States have left …read more Source:...

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