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US runs the show in Ukraine - Russia 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:17:52 GMT 
    Russia's foreign minister accuses the US of "running the show" in Ukraine, influencing Kiev's anti-terror operations in the east.

Obama pledges Japan islands support 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:07:09 GMT 
    US President Barack Obama tells Japan that islands it disputes with China are covered by a bilateral defence treaty, as he begins an Asian tour.

More held in S Korea ferry disaster 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:54:22 GMT 
    Authorities in South Korea arrest four more crew members from the ferry that sank last week and raid the offices of companies linked to its owners.

Cost 'no issue' in plane search 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:04:48 GMT 
    Australia vows it will not abandon the hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, if the current mini-sub search is unsuccessful.

Dancer's death sparks Rio clashes 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:12:23 GMT 
    Weeks before the World Cup, deadly clashes break out in the Brazilian city of Rio after the body of a young man is found, allegedly beaten by police.

NYPD social media drive backfires 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:54:01 GMT 
    A drive by New York police backfires when people respond to a request to share photos of themselves with officers with a deluge of negative images.

Blair warns West over radical Islam 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:22:26 GMT 
    Tony Blair warns Western leaders they must put aside their differences with Russia over Ukraine to focus on the threat of Islamic extremism.

S Sudan attacks 'an abomination' 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:49:07 GMT 
    The massacre of hundreds of civilians in South Sudan is an "abomination" and a betrayal of the people by their leaders, the White House says.

Bomb 'kills senior Egypt policeman' 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:30:35 GMT 
    A senior Egyptian police officer has been killed by a bomb blast in the capital, Cairo, officials say.

Pirates raid Malacca Straits tanker 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:11:37 GMT 
    Armed pirates raid an oil tanker sailing in the Malacca Straits, stealing diesel and abducting three crew members, officials in Malaysia say.

Everest Sherpas discuss boycott 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:14:30 GMT 
    Sherpa guides in Nepal are meeting climbers at Everest base camp to decide whether to continue ascents after an avalanche on Friday killed 16 of their colleagues.

Pakistan TV station in shooting row 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:45:30 GMT 
    Pakistan's biggest news channel should be shut for airing claims the country's spies were behind an attack on presenter Hamid Mir, the defence ministry says.

Future of the net debated in Brazil 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:20:02 GMT 
    Tensions emerge ahead of a meeting being held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, to discuss changes to the way the internet is governed.

Brunei delays tough new Islamic law 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:57:53 GMT 
    The South east Asian nation of Brunei postpones the introduction of tough Sharia criminal punishments that were due to begin on Tuesday.

Led Zeppelin unleash unheard work 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:49:51 GMT 
    Legendary rock group Led Zeppelin make public two previously unheard recordings.
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