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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. 
Easter messages show Ukraine divide  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 01:44:02 GMT
Orthodox Easter messages from patriarchs in Kiev and Moscow reflect Ukraine's deep divide, as a tense stand-off continues in the east. 
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. 
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. 
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. 
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. 
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. 
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. 
'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. 
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. 
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. 
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.