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Astronauts finish urgent repair work

Spacewalking astronauts have replaced a broken computer outside the International Space Station.
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Published: 24/04/2014

Ferry ‘did not turn sharply’

New evidence shows that the sunken South Korean ferry did not make a sharp turn shortly before the disaster, but changed course much more gradually, it has emerged.
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Published: 23/04/2014

‘Russians’ seize armoured vehicles

Pro-Russian insurgents commandeered six Ukrainian armoured vehicles and hoisted Russian flags over them, dampening the government’s hopes of re-establishing control over the restive east.
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Published: 17/04/2014

234 girls missing from school after kidnapping

Some 234 girls are missing from a Nigerian school attacked last week by Islamic extremists – significantly more than the 85 reported by education officials, parents told the state governor yesterday.
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Published: 22/04/2014

Emotions run high in marathon bombing city

Nearly 36,000 runners set out from the Boston Marathon starting line yesterday in a show of defiance a year after the bombing turned the race into a scene of carnage.
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Published: 22/04/2014

Actions of ferry crew ‘murderous’

The captain and some crew members of the sunken South Korean ferry committed “unforgivable, murderous acts”, President Park Geun-hye said yesterday.
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Published: 22/04/2014
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