- Search for S Korea ferry passengers Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:02:38 GMT
- Ships and divers continue to search for nearly 300 people unaccounted for, a day after a ferry carrying more than 470 sank off South Korea.
- Deadly clashes at Ukraine port base Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:39:13 GMT
- Three people are killed in a raid on a base in eastern Ukraine, the country's interior minister says, as the US, Russia, the EU and Ukraine hold crisis talks in Geneva.
- India votes on biggest polling day Thu, 17 Apr 2014 04:36:31 GMT
- Indians are voting in the biggest day of the general election, pitting the ruling Congress party against the main opposition BJP.
- Mini-sub performs full MH370 search Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:36:23 GMT
- A mini-sub searching for the missing Malaysian plane completes a full mission at its third attempt, after technical issues cut the first two short.
- Tencent brings Candy Crush to China Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:21:59 GMT
- China's internet giant Tencent will launch the popular Candy Crush game on the mainland in partnership with the game's creator King Digital Entertainment.
- US case against Abu Hamza to start Thu, 17 Apr 2014 04:33:15 GMT
- Prosecutors in New York are due to start outlining their case against Abu Hamza al-Masri, the radical cleric extradited from the UK in 2012.
- First Heartbleed 'hacker' arrested Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:56:43 GMT
- A 19-year-old Canadian is charged with hacking the Canada Revenue Agency's website, becoming the first arrest over the Heartbleed security breach.
- Fate of Nigeria kidnap girls unclear Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:56:51 GMT
- Mystery surrounds the fate of more than 100 teenage girls abducted from a school in the remote north-east of Nigeria by suspected Islamist militants.
- Argentina girl kept years in garage Thu, 17 Apr 2014 01:18:53 GMT
- Police in Argentina say they have rescued a teenage girl who had been starved, beaten and kept in a garage for nine years by her foster parents.
- Brazil troops guard strike-hit Bahia Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:31:01 GMT
- Brazil sends thousands of federal troops to maintain order in the north-eastern state of Bahia after police there went on strike over pay.
- Birth of 'new Saturn moon' witnessed Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:44:31 GMT
- Scientists say they have discovered what could be the birth of a new moon in the rings of Saturn.
- VIDEO: Confidence returns to Kashmir Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:13:37 GMT
- As Indians vote in the biggest day of the general election, the BBC's Mike Wooldridge reports from Pakistan-administered Kashmir.
- VIDEO: William and Kate visit Blue Mountains Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:20:47 GMT
- The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have visited an area of the Blue Mountains n Australia devastated by bush-fires six months ago.
- VIDEO: Hunt for 100 abducted girls in Nigeria Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:06:38 GMT
- Security forces in Borno State in Nigeria are searching for dozens of teenage girls abducted by suspected members of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
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