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Anger over 'slow' Korea ferry rescue 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 10:43:38 GMT 
    Families of passengers on a sunken South Korean ferry protest angrily over the rescue operation, scuffling with police on Jindo island.


Russian outrage at Ukraine killing 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:08:22 GMT 
    The Russian foreign ministry expresses outrage at a fatal shooting incident in eastern Ukraine which it blames on Ukrainian nationalists.


Hostage reporters 'chained' in Syria 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 10:11:44 GMT 
    Four French journalists who spent 10 months in captivity in Syria were chained to each other and kept in basements without light, one recounts.


Pope celebrates Easter Sunday Mass 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:46:21 GMT 
    Pope Francis celebrates Easter in front of thousands in St Peter's Square, praying for peace in Syria and Ukraine and "an end to all war".


Hamilton eases to victory in China 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 08:46:09 GMT 
    Lewis Hamilton takes a dominant victory in the Chinese GP to win three consecutive races for the first time in his career.


Algeria militants 'kill 11 soldiers' 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:28:43 GMT 
    Islamist militants have killed 11 Algerian soldiers in an ambush on a patrol in mountains east of the capital Algiers, security sources say.


Brazil cars torched in protest 
  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 islands 
  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.


Injured Djokovic out for 'some time' 
  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:39:29 GMT 
    World number two Novak Djokovic says he needs to let his injured wrist heal after losing to Roger Federer in Monte Carlo.


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: Pro-Russians 'shot dead in Ukraine' 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:16:48 GMT 
    Russian media is reporting that up to 5 people were killed after gunmen attacked a checkpoint manned by pro-Russian activists near Sloviansk.


VIDEO: Baby prince meets a Bilby at the zoo 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 06:51:06 GMT 
    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge continued their royal tour of Australia with a tour of Taronga Zoo accompanied by their son Prince George.


VIDEO: Pope prays for Syria and Ukraine 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 10:50:56 GMT 
    The pope has prayed for an end to conflicts around the world including in Syria and Ukraine, in his Easter address.


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  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 04:35:36 GMT 
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