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Korea ship: Third officer 'had helm'  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:56:27 GMT
The third officer was at the helm of the ferry that capsized off South Korea, investigators say, as divers work to access the sunken hull. 
Obama cautious over Ukraine deal  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 04:10:29 GMT
President Obama says it remains to be seen whether Russia will honour a deal to calm tensions in Ukraine, reached at multi-party talks in Geneva. 
Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:30:19 GMT
The Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, author of One Hundred Years of Solitude, dies in Mexico aged 87, his family says. 
Deadly attack on South Sudan UN base  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:44:44 GMT
Dozens of civilians sheltering in a UN base in the South Sudan city of Bor have been killed in an attack by armed youths, the UN says. 
'Six dead' in Everest avalanche  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:09:30 GMT
Six people are reported to have been killed after an early-morning avalanche on the slopes of Mount Everest. 
Ex-BP worker fined over shares trade  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:10:09 GMT
A BP employee who oversaw the cleanup of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 agrees to settle a charge of insider trading. 
Peru evacuates Ubinas volcano area  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:36:30 GMT
The authorities in Peru say they are evacuating 4,000 people living near the Ubinas volcano, in the south of the country, because of increased activity. 
Pistorius forensic tests challenged  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:50:29 GMT
The tests carried out by a forensic expert for Oscar Pistorius' murder trial are rigorously challenged by the state prosecutor in South Africa. 
French troops free Mali aid workers  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:20:05 GMT
French troops in Mali free five aid workers who were kidnapped in the north of the country by suspected Islamist militants in February. 
Rob Ford launches re-election bid  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 01:06:39 GMT
Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford kicks off his re-election campaign at an event his brother calls "history in the making". 
Iran has 'cut uranium stock' - IAEA  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:04:37 GMT
Iran has neutralised half of its higher-enriched uranium stockpile, in keeping with a deal agreed earlier this year, the world's nuclear watchdog says. 
Abu Hamza 'used cover of religion'  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:46:44 GMT
A radical cleric extradited from the UK "used the cover of religion" to hide his part in a global terror campaign, a prosecutor in New York says. 
VIDEO: Anxious time for Syria's Christians  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:23:39 GMT
Around the world Christians are marking Holy Week in the run up to Easter, but for Syria's Christians, it is also an anxious time as the country's war drags on into a fourth year. 
VIDEO: 'We want to be part of Russia'  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:24:18 GMT
The BBC's Natalia Antelava visits a camp site of the self-declared people's Republic of Donetsk. 
VIDEO: 'Most Earth-like planet yet' found  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:39:18 GMT
A planet that is close in size to the Earth and that could hold water on its surface has been identified by the Kepler telescope.