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S Korea ferry captain arrest sought 
  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:55:05 GMT 
    Prosecutors in South Korea ask for an arrest warrant for the captain of the ferry that capsized on Wednesday killing 28, with 268 missing.


East Ukraine militants snub deal 
  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:03:39 GMT 
    Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine refuse to leave official buildings, just hours after an international deal was reached to defuse the crisis.


Everest avalanche kills 12 guides 
  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:08:34 GMT 
    At least 12 local guides have been killed after an avalanche on the slopes of Mount Everest, officials in Nepal say.


Tributes for Gabriel Garcia Marquez 
  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:43:56 GMT 
    Presidents and fellow writers pay tribute to Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez ,who has died in Mexico aged 87.


One fifth of China soil contaminated 
  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:06:26 GMT 
    Almost a fifth of China's soil is contaminated, an official study released by the government has shown.


Nigeria schoolgirls 'still missing' 
  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:49:55 GMT 
    Nigeria's military rows back on an earlier statement that most of the teenage girls abducted by suspected Islamist militants had been freed.


Pakistan library named 'Bin Laden' 
  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:37:12 GMT 
    An Islamic seminary for women in Pakistan's capital renames its library after Osama Bin Laden, the slain al-Qaeda leader.


ICC calls Kenya Ruto trial witnesses 
  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:22:12 GMT 
    The International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague summons reluctant witnesses to testify at the trial of Kenya's Vice-President William Ruto.


Charges over Todd cyber-bullying 
  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:09:40 GMT 
    A man is charged in the Netherlands in connection with the suicide of Canadian teenager Amanda Todd, who killed herself after cyber bullying.


China jails corruption activists 
  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:10:45 GMT 
    China jails four more activists linked to the Xu Zhiyong-founded New Citizens' Movement, which seeks government transparency.


Kate tells of warm Australia welcome 
  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:42:43 GMT 
    The Duchess of Cambridge has thanked Australia for its warm welcome of her and baby George.


'Most Earth-like planet yet' found 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:04:42 GMT 
    A planet that is close in size to the Earth and that could hold water on its surface has been identified by the Kepler telescope.


VIDEO: Kate meets Manly Beach life-savers 
  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:50:18 GMT 
    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have made an appearance at Sydney's Royal Easter Show, during their tour of Australia.


VIDEO: Volcano spews ash in Peru 
  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:25:50 GMT 
    Four thousand people living near Peru's most active volcano Ubinas are being evacuated from their homes.


VIDEO: Tree topples as strong winds hit NZ 
  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:13:05 GMT 
    Footage has emerged of a tropical storm in New Zealand blowing down a large tree as the remnants of Cyclone Ita swept through the city of Nelson.
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