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S Korea leader condemns ferry crew 
  Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:27:25 GMT 
    South Korean President Park Geun-hye condemns the conduct of some of the crew of the ferry that sank last week, calling it "akin to murder".


Russia says Kiev 'breaking accord' 
  Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:11:04 GMT 
    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accuses the Kiev authorities of breaking last week's Geneva accord on resolving the Ukraine crisis.


Boy survives flight in wheel well 
  Mon, 21 Apr 2014 07:06:33 GMT 
    A 16-year-old boy survives an extraordinary journey hidden in the wheel well of a five-hour flight from California to Hawaii.


Boston set for emotional Marathon 
  Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:18:17 GMT 
    Boston is set to hold an emotional annual marathon amid high security, a year after bombs near the finish killed three and injured hundreds.


MH370 hunt 'still drawing blank' 
  Mon, 21 Apr 2014 04:21:49 GMT 
    A robotic submarine scanning for signs of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is two-thirds through its ocean scan but has yet to find any trace.


Japan warns over China ship seizure 
  Mon, 21 Apr 2014 07:52:44 GMT 
    China's seizure of a Japanese cargo ship over a pre-war debt could hit business ties, Japan's top government spokesman warns.


PM's Christianity remarks 'divisive' 
  Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:10:29 GMT 
    Leading public figures claim PM David Cameron risks causing division in society with his recent comments that the UK is a Christian country.


Myanmar democracy elder Win Tin dies 
  Mon, 21 Apr 2014 04:50:52 GMT 
    Win Tin, the journalist who helped found Myanmar's pro-democracy movement and served 19 years in prison for his activism, dies at the age of 85.


Fresh violence erupts in Venezuela 
  Mon, 21 Apr 2014 01:46:49 GMT 
    Fresh violence erupts in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, between police and opponents of President Nicolas Maduro.


Gibraltar fire hits online gambling 
  Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:02:36 GMT 
    An explosion and fire on Gibraltar cuts power to much of the British territory and disrupts a number of online betting operations around the world.


Sir Bob to pay tribute to Peaches 
  Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:24:26 GMT 
    Sir Bob Geldof will pay tribute to his daughter Peaches later, as her funeral is held at the same church as where she married in Kent.


Skin cancer rates 'surge since 70s' 
  Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:03:38 GMT 
    The incidence of the most serious skin cancer is now five times higher than it was in the 1970s, figures show.


VIDEO: Russian 'outrage' at Sloviansk attack 
  Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:07:43 GMT 
    Ukraine has said it will launch an investigation into a fatal attack in the east of the country, which has further increased tensions between Kiev and Moscow.


VIDEO: Bride kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:09:36 GMT 
    State authorities in Kyrgyzstan are trying to fight practices of bride kidnapping in the country. Two victims of bride kidnapping spoke to the BBC.


VIDEO: Boston runners recall marathon attack 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:00:46 GMT 
    Doctor Natalie Stavas finished last year's Boston Marathon just as the bombs exploded, and now the runner turned first responder prepares to run again.
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