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Angry South Korea families protest over slow ferry rescue - BBC

Posted by Daphna Baram on April 20, 2014 at 5:50 AM

Jason Strother is available in Seoul.

 

BBC - Families of passengers on a sunken South Korean ferry have protested angrily over the rescue operation.Police stopped up to 100 people trying to leave Jindo island intending to march to the country's capital, Seoul.After more than three days, divers have now finally entered the ferry, retrieving 22 bodies and bringing the death toll to 54. However, another...

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White House responds to 'deport Justin Bieber' petition - Toronto Sun

Posted by Daphna Baram on April 20, 2014 at 5:45 AM

Ed O'Keefe is available in Washington.


Toronto Sun - "Sorry to disappoint, but we won’t be commenting on this one."That's the short and sweet response from the White House to a petition to deport Justin Bieber.Nearly 275,000 people have signed the Deport Justin Bieber And Revoke His Green Card campaign that kicked off in January.

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Submarine in Missing-Jet Hunt Has Covered Half of Search Area - Bloomberg

Posted by Daphna Baram on April 20, 2014 at 5:40 AM

Terry Friel is available in Kuala Lumpur.


Bloomberg -An unmanned submarine hunting for a missing Malaysian aircraft has covered half of a targeted underwater search area as it starts its eighth mission in the Indian Ocean today.The Bluefin-21 is diving within a 10-kilometer (6-mile) radius of an area where signals were detected on April 8 ...

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Royal tour: Prince George meets George the bilby - Telegraph

Posted by Daphna Baram on April 20, 2014 at 5:35 AM

Roger Maynard in Sydney is following the Royal Visit.


Telegraph - It is already an endangered species, so when little bruiser Prince George was introduced to a marsupial named after him today, his parents decided not to take any chances and banned him from getting his hands on it. Prince George squealed with delight as he came face ...

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Two killed by bomb inside Bahrain car - ministry - Reuters

Posted by Daphna Baram on April 20, 2014 at 5:30 AM

Nada AlWadi is available in Manama.


Reuters - Two people were killed in a car that blew up in a mainly Shi'ite village in Bahrain on Saturday, and the interior ministry said the initial investigation showed that a homemade bomb had detonated inside the vehicle.In a separate incident, the ministry said a bomb wounded three civil defence officials as they were putting out burning tyres near the entra...

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Pope Francis celebrates Easter vigil, seeks to bring faith to 'ends of the Earth' - Fox

Posted by Daphna Baram on April 20, 2014 at 5:20 AM

Susan Hodges and Josephine McKenna are available in Vatican City.


Fox News - Pope Francis baptized 10 people Saturday and urged them to bring their faith "to the ends of the Earth" as he presided over an Easter Vigil in St. Peter's Basilica.The vigil is among the Vatican's most solemn services. Francis entered the darkened basilica wi...

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Deadly gun attack in eastern Ukraine shakes fragile Easter truce - Reuters

Posted by Daphna Baram on April 20, 2014 at 5:20 AM

Jarred Morgan is available in Kiev and Jake Cobb Riesneck is available Donetsk.


Reuters - At least two people were killed in a gunfight early on Sunday near a Ukrainian city controlled by pro-Russian separatists, testing an already fragile international accord that is supposed to defuse Ukraine's armed stand-off. Hours earlier, Ukraine's Western-backed government i...

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Russia stares at recession as Ukraine crisis scars economy - The Economic Times

Posted by Daphna Baram on April 20, 2014 at 5:10 AM

Kevin O'Flynn is available in Moscow.


The Economic Times - Russia looks increasingly likely to sink into recession in 2014 as the knock-on effects of its standoff with the West over Ukraine hurt an economy already beset by structural problems.Data released over the last week showed that Russian is be...

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Egypt looks to army again for salvation - Business Standard

Posted by Daphna Baram on April 20, 2014 at 5:05 AM

Jake Lippincop and Amina Ahraf are available in Cairo.


Business Standard - Weary of a political turmoil that never seems to end, Egyptians are now again awaiting with anticipation the election of a new president next month following the ouster of Mohamed Morsi, the first democratically elected president of the country, in July last...

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4 French journalists held hostage in Syria since June have been freed.- Fox

Posted by Daphna Baram on April 20, 2014 at 5:00 AM

Caroline Field and Hugh Schofiled are available in Paris; Martin Chulov and Rania Abouzeid are in Beirut.


Fox News - President Francois Hollande's office said in a statement he feels "immense relief" after learning Saturday of the release of Edouard Elias, Didier Francois, Nicolas Henin and Pierre Torres — all said to ...

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