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'Ethnic slaughter' in South Sudan 
  Mon, 21 Apr 2014 14:38:42 GMT 
    Hundreds of people were killed because of their ethnic group after South Sudan rebels seized the oil hub of Bentiu last week, the UN says.


Russia says Kiev 'breaking accord' 
  Mon, 21 Apr 2014 14:03:45 GMT 
    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accuses the Kiev authorities of breaking last week's Geneva accord on resolving the Ukraine crisis.


Boston marathon honours bomb victims 
  Mon, 21 Apr 2014 14:19:06 GMT 
    Thousands of marathoners take to the streets of Boston as the city honours those killed and injured in a bomb attack last year at the marathon's finish line.


Ferry deaths 'murder' - Korea leader 
  Mon, 21 Apr 2014 11:30:33 GMT 
    South Korean President Park Geun-hye condemns the conduct of some of the crew of the ferry that sank last week, calling it "akin to murder".


Man Utd silent on Moyes speculation 
  Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:04:33 GMT 
    Manchester United are offering no comment on reports that David Moyes is set to be sacked as manager.


Boy survives flight in wheel well 
  Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:10:11 GMT 
    A 16-year-old boy survives an extraordinary journey hidden in the wheel well of a five-hour flight from California to Hawaii.


MH370 hunt 'still drawing blank' 
  Mon, 21 Apr 2014 04:21:49 GMT 
    A robotic submarine scanning for signs of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is two-thirds through its ocean scan but has yet to find any trace.


Syria to hold June presidential poll 
  Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:59:02 GMT 
    The speaker of Syria's parliament says a presidential election will be held on 3 June, despite a civil war that has left an estimated 150,000 dead.


Japan warns over China ship seizure 
  Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:04:05 GMT 
    China's seizure of a Japanese cargo ship over a pre-war debt could hit business ties, Japan's top government spokesman warns.


Everest Sherpas demand better terms 
  Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:30:38 GMT 
    Sherpa guides in Nepal demand more compensation for the families of 13 of their colleagues killed in an avalanche on Mount Everest.


Myanmar democracy elder Win Tin dies 
  Mon, 21 Apr 2014 14:09:53 GMT 
    Win Tin, the journalist who helped found Myanmar's pro-democracy movement and served 19 years in prison for his activism, dies at the age of 85.


Family says farewell to Peaches 
  Mon, 21 Apr 2014 14:29:45 GMT 
    Friends and family join Sir Bob Geldof to pay their last respects to his daughter Peaches, as her funeral is held in Kent.


VIDEO: Bride kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:09:36 GMT 
    State authorities in Kyrgyzstan are trying to fight practices of bride kidnapping in the country. Two victims of bride kidnapping spoke to the BBC.


VIDEO: Easter service amid Ukraine unrest 
  Mon, 21 Apr 2014 14:52:12 GMT 
    Tensions remain high in eastern Ukraine, where government buildings in several towns have been seized by pro-Russian groups in recent weeks.


VIDEO: Boston runners recall marathon attack 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:00:46 GMT 
    Doctor Natalie Stavas finished last year's Boston Marathon just as the bombs exploded, and now the runner turned first responder prepares to run again.
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