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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.


Eastern Ukraine militants snub deal 
  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:04:16 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 14:16:11 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.


Japan to launch Pacific whale hunt 
  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:32:09 GMT 
    Japan says it will catch fewer whales in the Pacific this year after a court banned its whaling off Antarctica.


Giorgio Armani settles tax dispute 
  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:53:07 GMT 
    The fashion house Giorgio Armani pays 270m euros (£222m; $374m) to the Italian authorities to settle a tax bill.


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.


Kim Novak speaks out over jibes 
  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:07:13 GMT 
    Vertigo actress Kim Novak says she felt bullied after people attacked her looks at this year's Oscars.


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.


Nadal loses to Ferrer in Monte Carlo 
  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:19:26 GMT 
    World number one Rafael Nadal is beaten 7-6 6-4 by David Ferrer in the quarter-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters.


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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