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Many missing as S Korea ferry sinks 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:21:05 GMT 
    Almost 300 people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized and sank off South Korea, officials say.


Ukraine troops enter eastern town 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:45:13 GMT 
    Ukrainian troops entering Kramatorsk have been blocked by pro-Russia locals, as tension escalates across the region.


Forensics examined in Pistorius case 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:28:10 GMT 
    A forensics expert continues to testify at Oscar Pistorius' murder trial in South Africa a day after the athlete finished his seven days of testimony.


China's 7.4% growth beats forecast 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 04:38:37 GMT 
    China's economy expanded by 7.4% in the first quarter of the year, better than expected but down from 7.7% at the end of 2013.


Mini-sub continues search for plane 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:18:51 GMT 
    A robotic submarine continues its search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on the seabed of the southern Indian Ocean.


Saudi intelligence chief removed 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:12:17 GMT 
    Saudi Arabia's intelligence chief, Prince Bandar bin Sultan, has been removed from his post "at his own request", state media report.


NYPD disbands Muslim 'spying' unit 
  Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:14:14 GMT 
    The New York Police department shutters a secret programme designed to listen to and track Muslims in the city's neighbourhoods to identify threats.


MPs criticise UK over Afghan attack 
  Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:58:57 GMT 
    The UK bears "a degree of responsibility" for the failure to prevent a raid in Afghanistan in 2012 that left two US marines dead, MPs say.


Bid to extend Mid-East peace talks 
  Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:26:34 GMT 
    Palestinian and Israeli negotiators are due to meet to try to extend faltering peace talks beyond a 29 April deadline, the US says.


EU to back alien species blacklist 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 03:21:00 GMT 
    The European Parliament is voting on a bill to draw up a blacklist to fight the spread of invasive alien species such as killer shrimp.


Australian NSW leader resigns 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 05:17:00 GMT 
    New South Wales Premier Barry O'Farrell announces his resignation amid mounting evidence that he failed to declare a gift of $2,800 wine.


VIDEO: Could these vehicles find MH370? 
  Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:54:58 GMT 
    The Bluefin submarine is to start its second day searching for missing flight MH370. Richard Westcott reports.


VIDEO: Will Jelly repeat Twitter's success? 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:26:53 GMT 
    Biz Stone discusses his new social app Jelly which he hopes will encourage people to help each other out.


VIDEO: One-minute World News 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:43:24 GMT 
    Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.


VIDEO: How Gaultier chooses his models 
  Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:19:08 GMT 
    French fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier explains why he chooses to use unconventional looking models in his shows.
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