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Deal struck to calm Ukraine crisisMasked pro-Russian protesters guard a barricade in front of the city hall in Mariupol, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, April 17, 2014

Russia, the US and the European Union say that all sides have agreed to steps to "de-escalate" the crisis in Ukraine at talks in Geneva.

South Korea Coast Guard members search near a South Korean ferry after it capsized. 17 April 2014Weather blights S Korea ferry search

Bad weather, murky water and strong currents are hampering the search for about 280 people missing after a South Korean ferry sank.

Speaker John BercowFemale MPs shunning PMQs - Bercow

Some female MPs have stopped attending Prime Minister's Questions because it is so "bad", says Speaker John Bercow.

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