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Korea ship: Third officer 'had helm' 
  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:20:45 GMT 
    The third officer was at the helm of the ferry that capsized off South Korea, investigators say, as divers work to access the sunken hull.


Obama cautious over Ukraine deal 
  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 04:10:29 GMT 
    President Obama says it remains to be seen whether Russia will honour a deal to calm tensions in Ukraine, reached at multi-party talks in Geneva.


Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:30:19 GMT 
    The Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, author of One Hundred Years of Solitude, dies in Mexico aged 87, his family says.


Deadly attack on South Sudan UN base 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:44:44 GMT 
    Dozens of civilians sheltering in a UN base in the South Sudan city of Bor have been killed in an attack by armed youths, the UN says.


'Six dead' in Everest avalanche 
  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:11:23 GMT 
    Six people are reported to have been killed after an early-morning avalanche on the slopes of Mount Everest.


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.


Ex-BP worker fined over shares trade 
  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:10:09 GMT 
    A BP employee who oversaw the cleanup of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 agrees to settle a charge of insider trading.


Peru evacuates Ubinas volcano area 
  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:36:30 GMT 
    The authorities in Peru say they are evacuating 4,000 people living near the Ubinas volcano, in the south of the country, because of increased activity.


French troops free Mali aid workers 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:20:05 GMT 
    French troops in Mali free five aid workers who were kidnapped in the north of the country by suspected Islamist militants in February.


Rob Ford launches re-election bid 
  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 01:06:39 GMT 
    Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford kicks off his re-election campaign at an event his brother calls "history in the making".


Iran has 'cut uranium stock' - IAEA 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:04:37 GMT 
    Iran has neutralised half of its higher-enriched uranium stockpile, in keeping with a deal agreed earlier this year, the world's nuclear watchdog says.


'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: Anxious time for Syria's Christians 
  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:23:39 GMT 
    Around the world Christians are marking Holy Week in the run up to Easter, but for Syria's Christians, it is also an anxious time as the country's war drags on into a fourth year.


VIDEO: 'We want to be part of Russia' 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:24:18 GMT 
    The BBC's Natalia Antelava visits a camp site of the self-declared people's Republic of Donetsk.


VIDEO: 'Most Earth-like planet yet' found 
  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:39:18 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.
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