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S Korea ferry captain arrest sought  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:55:05 GMT
Prosecutors in South Korea ask for an arrest warrant for the captain of the ferry that capsized on Wednesday killing 28, with 268 missing. 
Kiev reaches out to eastern rebels  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:38:01 GMT
Ukraine's interim authorities appeal for unity, promising to meet some demands of pro-Russian protesters occupying buildings in the east. 
Pakistan library named 'Bin Laden'  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:37:12 GMT
An Islamic seminary for women in Pakistan's capital renames its library after Osama Bin Laden, the slain al-Qaeda leader. 
Everest avalanche kills 12 guides  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:08:34 GMT
At least 12 local guides have been killed after an avalanche on the slopes of Mount Everest, officials in Nepal say. 
Panic as earthquake hits Mexico City  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:59:07 GMT
A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake hits Mexico City, shaking buildings and causing panic, but there are no reports of casualties or damage. 
One fifth of China soil contaminated  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:06:26 GMT
Almost a fifth of China's soil is contaminated, an official study released by the government has shown. 
Japan to launch Pacific whale hunt  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:32:09 GMT
Japan says it will catch fewer whales in the Pacific this year after a court banned its whaling off Antarctica. 
Algeria's president gets fourth term  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:54:31 GMT
Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who suffered a stroke last year, wins a fourth term in office taking more than 81% of the vote. 
Tributes for Gabriel Garcia Marquez  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:16:11 GMT
Presidents and fellow writers pay tribute to Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez ,who has died in Mexico aged 87. 
Gul rules out Erdogan job swap  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:55:39 GMT
President Abdullah Gul of Turkey appears to rule out a Russian-style job swap with Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan when his term ends later this year. 
Bomb kills at least 14 in Syria  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:49:32 GMT
At least 14 people are killed after a car bomb explodes in a government-controlled area of the besieged Syrian city of Homs. 
Nigeria schoolgirls 'still missing'  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:49:55 GMT
Nigeria's military rows back on an earlier statement that most of the teenage girls abducted by suspected Islamist militants had been freed. 
ICC calls Kenya Ruto trial witnesses  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:22:12 GMT
The International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague summons reluctant witnesses to testify at the trial of Kenya's Vice-President William Ruto. 
VIDEO: Kate meets Manly Beach life-savers  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:11:00 GMT
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have made an appearance at Sydney's Royal Easter Show, during their tour of Australia. 
VIDEO: Volcano spews ash in Peru  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:25:50 GMT
Four thousand people living near Peru's most active volcano Ubinas are being evacuated from their homes.