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Angry relatives clash with police as Korean ferry death toll rises

Angry relatives clash with police as Korean ferry death toll rises

South Korea. Angry relatives of hundreds of missing inside a sunken South Korean ferry clashed with police as coastguard divers retrieved 10 more bodies from the ship and the official number of dead rose to 54 people.

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Africa

Algeria's ailing president Bouteflika wins 4th term Algerians vote for new president Suspected Islamic gunmen kidnap 100 girls in Nigeria South Sudan rebels order oil shutdown, battle over town Jordan's ambassador to Libya is kidnapped in Tripoli Bus station blast near Nigerian capital kills at least 71

Middle East

80% of Syrian chemical weapons shipped out: monitors Iran says reactor redesign ends dispute over plutonium production 4 French journalists held hostage in Syria freed Air strike kills 13 suspected militants in central Yemen 14 killed in car bomb blast in Syria's Homs Three Palestinians killed in Gaza blast

Europe

Gunbattle in eastern Ukraine leaves four dead No obstacles to normalizing Russian-West relations - Putin 4 French journalists held hostage in Syria freed Ukraine's rebels stay put despite diplomatic deal Russia agrees to 'de-escalation' plan for Ukraine at Geneva talks Putin says hopes will not have to use force in eastern Ukraine

Asia - Pacific

Angry relatives clash with police as Korean ferry death toll rises Japanese military expansion set to anger China South Korea ferry captain arrested as search for survivors continues South Korean ferry rescue efforts failing to find survivors Vietnam says it will not host Asian Games Search and rescue continues for 290 missing in sunken ferry in South Korea

US & Canada

Scientists discover most earth-like planet NASA images suggest birth of new Saturn Moon Iran asks for UN committee meeting on US ban on envoy

Latin America & Caribbean

Powerful earthquake rattles Mexico, shakes buildings Nobel Laureate Gabriel García Márquez dies at 87 Chile declares disaster as fire storms historic port city

South Asia

At least twelve dead in Mount Everest avalanche Pakistani Taliban end truce with government but vow to continue peace talks India top court recognises transgenders as 'third gender'

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Iran says reactor redesign ends dispute over plutonium production

Iran said it had completed watering down and converting more than 200 kilograms (440 lb) of enriched uranium under a deal reached in Geneva last November with world powers over its disputed nuclear program. No obstacles to normalizing Russian-West relations - Putin 4 French journalists held hostage in Syria freed Air strike kills 13 suspected militants in central Yemen Ukraine's rebels stay put despite diplomatic deal South Korea ferry captain arrested as search for survivors continues

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Shoe thrown at Hillary Clinton in Las Vegas

A woman threw a shoe at Hillary Clinton on Thursday as the former secretary of state was delivering a speech at a Las Vegas hotel, but Clinton dodged ...

Pro-Russian protesters declare Donetsk republic

Pro-Russian protesters occupying a government building in eastern Ukraine have declared the creation of a separatist republic.The rebels have called f ...

Deadly flash floods hit Solomon Islands

Flash flooding has killed at least sixteen people and left 49,000 homeless in the Solomon Islands' capital Honiara, with another 40 missing ...

Magnitude-8.2 quake strikes northern Chile

A magnitude-8.2 earthquake struck off Chile's northern coast on Tuesday night, causing landslides and setting off a small tsunami that forced an evacu ...

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