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Ferry transcript reveals crew panic 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 15:05:21 GMT 
    The last communications between the South Korean ferry that sank on Wednesday and traffic services reveal panic and indecision by the crew.


Russian outrage at Ukraine killing 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 17:12:23 GMT 
    The Russian foreign ministry expresses outrage at a fatal shooting incident in eastern Ukraine which it blames on Ukrainian nationalists.


Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 16:51:06 GMT 
    Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the US boxer whose wrongful conviction for murder caused an international outcry, dies aged 76.


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.


Abdullah 'extends Afghan poll lead' 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 15:27:40 GMT 
    Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah has extended his lead over his rival Ashraf Ghani, latest results from the presidential polls suggest.


Algeria militants kill 14 soldiers 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:36:05 GMT 
    Islamist militants kill 14 Algerian soldiers in an ambush on a military convoy in mountains east of the capital Algiers.


Everest avalanche search abandoned 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 13:17:43 GMT 
    The search for three Sherpa guides, missing after an avalanche on Mount Everest killed 13 of their colleagues, is called off.


Yemen drone strike kills militants 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 13:33:17 GMT 
    A drone attack in south Yemen has killed at least three suspected al-Qaeda fighters, defence officials and local tribal chiefs say.


Wawrinka takes Monte Carlo title 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 15:48:32 GMT 
    Stanislas Wawrinka beats fellow Swiss Roger Federer to win the first Masters 1000 title of his career in Monte Carlo.


VIDEO: Pro-Russians 'shot dead in Ukraine' 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 13:28:54 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.


VIDEO: One-minute World News 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 15:48:10 GMT 
    Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.


VIDEO: Pakistan protest over shot journalist 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 15:05:06 GMT 
    Media workers across Pakistan have held angry protests after a leading journalist was shot and wounded on Saturday.


VIDEO: Christians mark Easter in tense Ukraine 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 07:03:23 GMT 
    Orthodox Christians in Ukraine are celebrating Easter although the situation in the country remains unstable.
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