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Ferry disaster captain 'arrested'

The captain of a South Korean ferry that sank earlier this week leaving hundreds of people missing has been arrested, Yonhap news agency says.


Pro-Russian armed men stand guard inside mayor's office in Donetsk, 16 Apr 14Kiev reaches out to eastern rebels

Ukraine's interim authorities appeal for unity, promising to meet some demands of pro-Russian protesters occupying buildings in the east.

Police at sceneRepublican shot dead in west Belfast

A prominent dissident republican, Tommy Crossan, has been shot dead in west Belfast.

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