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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 19:46:44 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.


Kuwait newspapers ordered to close 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 19:43:25 GMT 
    A Kuwaiti judge orders the temporary closure of two independent newspapers for breaking a news blackout about an alleged plot to topple the emir.


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.


IPL investigative panel appointed 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:51:22 GMT 
    India's cricket board appoints a three-member investigative panel to look into allegations of corruption in the Indian Premier League.


VIDEO: Russian outrage at Ukraine killing 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 19:36:19 GMT 
    Russia has expressed outrage after at least three people were killed at a pro-Russian checkpoint in eastern Ukraine.


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 19:16:58 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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