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Main news of April 27


* A Russian carrier rocket delivered the second satellite for Europe's Galileo navigation system into orbit, Russia's Space Agency (Roscosmos) said

* Russian Orthodox Church believers celebrated Easter or the Resurrection of Christ

* A man in the Russian North Caucasus republic of Chechnya surrendered over 150 kilograms of TNT to police, a local police source said

* Police seized almost 2 kg of heroin from a drug courier in the city of Naberezhniye Chelny in Russia's Volga republic of Tatarstan, a local police source said

* The Russian women's tennis team reached the Federation Cup finals after beating the United States 3-0 on Moscow's Luzhniki arena


* At least one person was killed and 11 were hurt in an attack during a military parade in Kabul attended by Afghan President Hamid Karzai, the local media reported

* Israeli forces arrested a Hamas field commander in the Gaza Strip in an operation that killed the commander's 14-year-old daughter and wounded several Palestinians, Israel's Defense Ministry said

*At least 25 people were injured when a high-speed German Intercity Express (ICE) train derailed after hitting a herd of sheep in a tunnel near Fulda, German media reported

* Chinese rescuers found the bodies of two of the fifteen missing sailors on board the Ukrainian tugboat that was pulled to the surface in Hong Kong waters, Ukrainian TV Channel Five reported

* Iran urged Azerbaijan to release a Russian shipment of nuclear equipment intended for Iran's first nuclear power plant, the Iranian Foreign Ministry said

* Tibet will reopen for foreign tourists soon as life in China's remote mountain region is coming to normal after the recent riots, the Chinese news agency Xinhua reported

* Russian tycoon Alisher Usmanov joined The Sunday Times Rich List as the 5th wealthiest person in Britain after becoming the largest shareholder in Arsenal football club

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