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- Anger erupts over Korea ferry rescue
- Families of passengers on a sunken South Korean ferry protest angrily over the rescue operation, scuffling with police on Jindo island.
- Easter messages show Ukraine divide
- Orthodox Easter messages from patriarchs in Kiev and Moscow reflect Ukraine's deep divide, as a tense stand-off continues in the east.
- French hostages home from Syria
- Four French journalists released after 10 months in captivity in Syria arrive back in France.
- Brazil cars torched in protest
- Residents of a poor community near Rio de Janeiro torch vehicles in protest at the deaths of two young men in incidents involving the police.
- Japan to base troops near islands
- Japan begins building a military radar station near the Senkaku islands, focus of a bitter territorial row with China, which calls them the Diaoyus.
- UN envoy and Israel in access row
- The UN envoy to the Middle East accuses Israel of blocking his way to an Easter ceremony in Jerusalem, as Israel questions his judgement.
- William and Kate at Easter service
- The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend an Easter Sunday church service in Sydney as part of their tour of Australia and New Zealand.
- Iran condemns US skyscraper seizure
- Iran condemns a decision by the US to seize a Manhattan high-rise belonging to a charitable foundation and sell proceeds to victims of attacks by Iran-backed militants.
- 'Dozens die' in S Sudan cattle raid
- Dozens of people are killed in a cattle raid in a remote herders' camp in South Sudan's northern Warrap state, local officials say.
- Injured Djokovic out for 'some time'
- World number two Novak Djokovic says he needs to let his injured wrist heal after losing to Roger Federer in Monte Carlo.
- Colombia to honour Garcia Marquez
- Colombia announces its own ceremony to honour author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who was cremated in Mexico, where he lived for more than 30 years.
- VIDEO: Prominent Pakistan journalist shot
- Hamid Mir, one of Pakistan's most prominent television personalities, has been shot and wounded in the city of Karachi.
- VIDEO: Baby prince meets a Bilby at the zoo
- The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge continued their royal tour of Australia with a tour of Taronga Zoo accompanied by their son Prince George.
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- VIDEO: Christians mark Easter in tense Ukraine
- Orthodox Christians in Ukraine are celebrating Easter although the situation in the country remains unstable.
- VIDEO: Syria-held French journalists freed
- Four French journalists held captive in Syria for almost a year have been freed.
- VIDEO: Rio Olympics: Reason to be concerned
- The president of the International Olympic Committee says “there is reason to be concerned” about preparations for the Rio Olympics.
- VIDEO: Three missing in Everest avalanche
- The search resumes for three missing local guides after an avalanche kills 13 Sherpas on the slopes of Mount Everest.
- VIDEO: Strong quake shakes Mexico City
- A powerful earthquake has struck Mexico City, shaking buildings and causing widespread panic.
- VIDEO: Greek skies light up for Easter
- Rival parishes on the Greek island of Chios have marked the evening before Orthodox Easter - by firing hundreds of rockets at each other's churches.
- Mother tells of lion park ordeal
- A mother tells of her family's lucky escape after their car caught fire in the lion enclosure at Longleat Safari Park.
- US banking giants see mixed results
- US banking giant Goldman Sachs reports a drop in net earnings while Morgan Stanley sees profits jump.
- Weibo shares surge on US debut
- Shares in China's largest Twitter-like service, Weibo, went up by almost 20% on the first day of its listing in the US, despite a disappointing start.
- German media boss criticises Google
- In an open letter to Google's Eric Schmidt the boss of German publishing firm Axel Springer says it is afraid of the search giant.
- Lavabit loses contempt appeal
- A US appeals court upholds a contempt of court ruling against the secure email service provider Lavabit used by whistleblower Edward Snowden.
- Prince re-signs with 'slave' label
- Pop star Prince signs a major deal with Warner Bros Records, the label he famously fell out with nearly 20 years ago.
- Kim Novak speaks out over jibes
- Vertigo actress Kim Novak says she felt bullied after people attacked her looks at this year's Oscars.
- Ancient life 'frozen' by impacts
- Ancient grasses from the Pampas of Argentina were preserved when asteroids struck the area, scientists report.
- SpaceX launches station cargo flight
- 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.
- Foreign doctors 'need tougher tests'
- Tests taken by foreign doctors who want to work in the NHS should be made harder to pass to bring them in line with UK standards, a study says.
- Sensors to prevent pain for amputees
- Researchers have developed a new type of pressure sensor - dubbed a "second skin" - which they say could prevent dangerous sores.
- Mourinho 'congratulates' referee Dean
- Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho 'congratulates' Mike Dean after the Blues' title bid was dented by a loss to Sunderland.
- How 420 became code for marijuana
- The number 420 has become a popular code for marijuana. Where does the term come from and why did it catch on, asks Aidan Lewis.
- The spooky world of the 'numbers stations'
- This is the era of hyper-tech espionage, encrypted emails and mindboggling cryptography. But you can hear a very old-fashioned form of espionage on shortwave radio.
- Nigeria teacher in seized girls plea
- The headmistress of a school in Nigeria calls on the government to do more to save teenage girls abducted by suspected Islamist militants.
- Pakistan TV anchor shot in attack
- Hamid Mir, one of Pakistan's best known television presenters, is injured in an attack by unidentified gunmen in the southern city of Karachi.
- Pope leads Good Friday services
- Pope Francis highlights the plight of the poor, elderly and abandoned during the Way of the Cross procession in Rome to mark Good Friday.
- Mexico shaken by powerful earthquake
- A 7.2-magnitude earthquake hits states in south and west Mexico, shaking buildings in the capital, but there are no reports of casualties or damage.
- Egypt left-winger to challenge Sisi
- 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.
- US 'delays' Keystone XL decision
- The US state department gives federal agencies more time to review the Keystone XL oil pipeline before determining whether to issue a permit.
- Archbishop to highlight suffering
- The Archbishop of Canterbury is to highlight the suffering of people in conflicts around the world during his Easter Sunday sermon.
- Charities chief warns of extremism
- Islamic extremism is the "most deadly" threat to charities in England and Wales, says William Shawcross, chairman of the Charity Commission.
- Quango chair resigns over bankruptcy
- A businessman appointed by the prime minister to head a multibillion-pound quango steps down after it was revealed that he was bankrupt.
- Teachers warn of CCTV intrusion
- Teachers are warning that CCTV safety cameras are being misused by senior staff as a way of spying on lessons.
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