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State Media: China Building ‘Largest and Most Powerful’ Warship Ever Exported for Pakistan

China is building one of its “most advanced” naval warships, considered “the largest and most powerful combat vessel” it has ever exported, for its ally Pakistan as part of a major bilateral arms deal to maintain “the balance of power in the Indian Ocean” and strengthen Islamabad’s military capabilities, the state-run China Daily reported Wednesday.

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Israel Sends Emergency Aid to Sri Lanka Following Floods

Israel has delivered emergency supplies to Sri Lankan authorities as they struggle to cope with the impact of floods and mudslides that have killed nearly 200 people and displaced more than 80,000 from their homes in recent days.

A Sri Lankan mudslide survivor salvages belongings at a destroyed house in Kiribathgala, in Ratnapura district, Sri Lanka, Monday, May 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

MH370: Simulator Path to Indian Ocean Points to Suicidal Pilot

Malaysian officials have confirmed a report that the pilot of missing Malaysia Airlines 370, Zaharie Ahmad Shah, flew a path into the southern Indian Ocean on his flight simulator — a new piece of information that arouses suspicions once again on Shah’s state of mind when the plane disappeared two years ago.

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Discovery near Madagascar Might Be Missing Malaysian Plane MH370

A man on the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean, located near the African nation of Madagascar, contacted former military pilot Xavier Tytelman about wreckage found there which he believes may be missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. “I’ve