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'Two months' for Korea ferry salvage 
  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 16:56:29 GMT 
    South Korean officials say a rescue operation at the capsized ferry may take two months, as divers battle strong currents to reach the missing.


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.


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.


Nigeria teacher in seized girls plea 
  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 14:12:20 GMT 
    The headmistress of a school in Nigeria calls on the government to do more to save teenage girls abducted by suspected Islamist militants.


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.


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.


Three missing in Everest avalanche 
  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:48:34 GMT 
    The search resumes for three missing local guides after an avalanche kills 13 Sherpas on the slopes of Mount Everest.


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.


Federer beats Djokovic to reach final 
  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 15:03:39 GMT 
    Roger Federer reaches his fourth Monte Carlo Masters final with victory over defending champion Novak Djokovic.


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.
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