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Novice 'steered South Korea ferry' 
  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:48:00 GMT 
    The South Korean ferry that sank on Wednesday was steered by a ship's mate unfamiliar with the waters where the accident occurred, officials say.


Ukraine calls Easter truce in east 
  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:41:37 GMT 
    Ukraine suspends operations against pro-Russian militants occupying government offices in the east over Easter, but the stand-off remains.


UN envoy and Israel in Easter row 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:08:38 GMT 
    The UN envoy to the Middle East accuses Israel of blocking his way to an Easter ceremony in Jerusalem, as Israel questions his judgement.


Pakistan TV anchor shot in attack 
  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 15:32:17 GMT 
    Hamid Mir, one of Pakistan's best known television presenters, is injured in an attack by unidentified gunmen in the southern city of Karachi.


Nigeria teacher in seized girls plea 
  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 18:26:13 GMT 
    The headmistress of a school in Nigeria calls on the government to do more to save teenage girls abducted by suspected Islamist militants.


Japan to base troops near Senkakus 
  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:29:15 GMT 
    Japan begins building a military radar station near the Senkaku islands, focus of a bitter territorial row with China, which calls them the Diaoyus.


Syria-held French journalists freed 
  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:42:33 GMT 
    Four French journalists held captive in Syria for months have been freed and are in "good health", says President Francois Hollande.


Plane search at 'critical juncture' 
  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:37:18 GMT 
    The search area for the missing Malaysian plane has narrowed and will be at "a critical juncture" in the next two days, says the transport minister.


Iran condemns US skyscraper seizure 
  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 22:05:03 GMT 
    Iran condemns a decision by the US to seize a Manhattan high-rise belonging to a charitable foundation and sell proceeds to victims of attacks by Iran-backed militants.


'Dozens die' in S Sudan cattle raid 
  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:37:15 GMT 
    Dozens of people are killed in a cattle raid in a remote herders' camp in South Sudan's northern Warrap state, local officials say.


Colombia to honour Garcia Marquez 
  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:41:56 GMT 
    Colombia announces its own ceremony to honour author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who was cremated in Mexico, where he lived for more than 30 years.


Easter deaths spark Brazil protests 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:43:20 GMT 
    Residents of a poor community near Rio de Janeiro torch vehicles in protest at the deaths of two young men in incidents involving the police.


VIDEO: Prominent Pakistan journalist shot 
  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:36:54 GMT 
    Hamid Mir, one of Pakistan's most prominent television personalities, has been shot and wounded in the city of Karachi.


VIDEO: 'Luckily we couldn't see the lions' 
  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:30:17 GMT 
    A driver has been talking about the moment her car caught fire - while in the middle of the lion enclosure at Longleat Safari Park.


VIDEO: Kate tries out fighter jet in Australia 
  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 06:47:28 GMT 
    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit an air base in Queensland on day four of their tour of Australia.
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