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Death toll rises to 58 in ferry disaster

The official death toll in the South Korean ferry sinking has soared to 58 after divers finally succeeded in entering the vessel.
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Published: 21/04/2014

Crew arrests sought after sinking of ferry

Prosecutors and police sought arrest warrants yesterday for the captain and two crew members of the South Korean ferry which sank two days ago, as the last bit of the vessel’s hull slipped beneath the water.
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Published: 19/04/2014

‘Russia must pull back its activists’

Russia has an obligation to ensure that pro-Moscow forces comply with the terms of the international deal aimed at calming tensions in Ukraine, William Hague said.
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Published: 19/04/2014

Geneva delegates strike a deal on crisis

Top diplomats have agreed to take immediate steps toward calming tensions in Ukraine, Russia’s foreign minister said yesterday.
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Published: 18/04/2014

Fears toll may rise after ferry sinks

A ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students, has sunk off South Korea, leaving at least four people dead and nearly 300 missing.
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Published: 17/04/2014

‘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
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