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Many missing as S Korea ferry sinks 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:33:40 GMT 
    Almost 300 people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized and sank off South Korea, officials say.


Ukraine troops enter eastern town 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:45:13 GMT 
    Ukrainian troops entering Kramatorsk have been blocked by pro-Russia civilians, as tension escalates across the region.


Forensics examined in Pistorius case 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:28:10 GMT 
    A forensics expert continues to testify at Oscar Pistorius' murder trial in South Africa a day after the athlete finished his seven days of testimony.


Head of oldest African park shot 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:45:51 GMT 
    The Belgian director of the Democratic Republic of Congo's famous Virunga National Park is shot and critically wounded in an ambush.


MtGox exchange put in administration 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:55:53 GMT 
    The Bitcoin exchange MtGox has been placed in administration by a Japanese court and it is expected that bankruptcy proceedings will be started.


Beard trend 'guided by evolution' 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:56:03 GMT 
    The boom and bust of men's beard fashions may mirror Darwinian selection, scientists say.


Mini-sub continues search for plane 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:18:51 GMT 
    A robotic submarine continues its search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on the seabed of the southern Indian Ocean.


China's 7.4% growth beats forecast 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 04:38:37 GMT 
    China's economy expanded by 7.4% in the first quarter of the year, better than expected but down from 7.7% at the end of 2013.


Saudi intelligence chief removed 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:12:17 GMT 
    Saudi Arabia's intelligence chief, Prince Bandar bin Sultan, has been removed from his post "at his own request", state media report.


Bid to extend Mid-East peace talks 
  Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:26:34 GMT 
    Palestinian and Israeli negotiators are due to meet to try to extend faltering peace talks beyond a 29 April deadline, the US says.


EU to back alien species blacklist 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 03:21:00 GMT 
    The European Parliament is voting on a bill to draw up a blacklist to fight the spread of invasive alien species such as killer shrimp.


Australian NSW leader resigns 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 05:17:00 GMT 
    New South Wales Premier Barry O'Farrell announces his resignation amid mounting evidence that he failed to declare a gift of $2,800 wine.


VIDEO: How do you kill a 'killer shrimp'? 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:00:33 GMT 
    The BBC's Claire Marshall hunts the invasive killer shrimp, which is threatening British fish stocks.


VIDEO: The end of the beard is nigh 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:05:32 GMT 
    The end of the beard is nigh - not according to fashion stylists, but to evolutionary biologists.


VIDEO: Will Jelly repeat Twitter's success? 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:26:53 GMT 
    Biz Stone discusses his new social app Jelly which he hopes will encourage people to help each other out.
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