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 China's JF-17B dual-seat fighter trainer makes maiden flight

CHENGDU, April 27 (Xinhua) — The dual-seat fighter trainer plane JF-17B developed by China made its maiden flight Thursday in southwest China’s Sichuan Province. A variant fighter trainer for the JF-17, JF-17B was developed by the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) to meet the requirements of international customers and the global market, according to [...]

 Russian warship sinks following collision with cargo ship in Black Sea, all rescued

ISTANBUL, April 27 (Xinhua) — A Russian warship sank after hitting a cargo ship in the Black Sea on Thursday due to heavy fog, but all were rescued, Turkish media said. The incident occurred off the coast of Kilyos in Istanbul, not far from the Bosporus Strait, where the Russian warship crashed into a cargo [...]

 India's veteran Bollywood actor Vinod Khanna passes away

NEW DELHI, April 27 (Xinhua) — India’s veteran Bollywood actor Vinod Khanna died of cancer at a private hospital in Mumbai at the age of 70 on Thursday. Khanna, also an active politician of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, had been suffering from the deadly disease and was admitted to Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital [...]

 What’s On

D-Day Fest Head down to Duplex on Sunday to catch eight of the capital’s finest musical talents perform at the bar’s first-ever full-day music festival. With everything from jazz-soul fusion to acoustic pop, and even a bit of Latino thrown in, there’s sure to be something to get you up from your seat and grooving [...]

 Iraqi forces seize ancient site of Hatra city from IS

BAGHDAD, April 27 (Xinhua) — Iraqi paramilitary units, known as Hashd Shaabi, on Wednesday retook control of ancient remains of the Hatra city in south of Iraq’s northern province of Nineveh after clashes with Islamic State (IS) militants, the paramilitary units said. The paramilitary fighters backed by the army’s helicopter gunships freed the IS-held archaeological [...]