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Novice 'steered South Korea ferry'  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:16:55 GMT
The South Korean ferry that sank on Wednesday was steered by a ship's mate unfamiliar with the waters where the accident occurred, officials say. 
Ukraine calls Easter truce in east  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:41:37 GMT
Ukraine suspends operations against pro-Russian militants occupying government offices in the east over Easter, but the stand-off remains. 
Pakistan TV anchor shot in attack  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 15:32:17 GMT
Hamid Mir, one of Pakistan's best known television presenters, is injured in an attack by unidentified gunmen in the southern city of Karachi. 
Nigeria teacher in seized girls plea  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 18:26:13 GMT
The headmistress of a school in Nigeria calls on the government to do more to save teenage girls abducted by suspected Islamist militants. 
Plane search at 'critical juncture'  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:37:18 GMT
The search area for the missing Malaysian plane has narrowed and will be at "a critical juncture" in the next two days, says the transport minister. 
Egypt left-winger to challenge Sisi  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 14:22:12 GMT
Egyptian left-winger Hamdeen Sabahi submits his official bid to run for president, the only challenger so far to ex-army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. 
Al-Qaeda suspects killed in Yemen  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:33:37 GMT
An air strike kills at least 13 suspected al-Qaeda militants in central Yemen, with some reports saying three civilians also died. 
Colombia to honour Garcia Marquez  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:41:56 GMT
Colombia announces its own ceremony to honour author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who was cremated in Mexico, where he lived for more than 30 years. 
Car blast kills two in Bahrain  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 14:32:29 GMT
Two people killed and a third severely wounded after the car they were travelling in exploded in a village near Manama. 
Syria-held French journalists freed  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:19:16 GMT
Four French journalists held captive in Syria for months have been freed and are in "good health", says President Francois Hollande. 
Holy Fire celebrated in Jerusalem  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:22:48 GMT
Thousands of Christian worshippers celebrate Easter's Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. 
VIDEO: Strong quake shakes Mexico City  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:43:15 GMT
A powerful earthquake has struck Mexico City, shaking buildings and causing widespread panic. 
VIDEO: Kate tries out fighter jet in Australia  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 06:47:28 GMT
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit an air base in Queensland on day four of their tour of Australia. 
VIDEO: SpaceX launches station cargo flight  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 10:55:06 GMT
US company SpaceX launches its latest re-supply mission to the International Space Station, sending up a Dragon freighter to rendezvous with the orbiting platform on Sunday. 
VIDEO: One-minute World News  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 18:21:37 GMT
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