16 April 2014 Last updated at 07:07

Many missing as S Korea ferry sinks

Two people have died and more than 100 remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 476 people capsizes and sinks off South Korea.


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A robotic submarine resumes its search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on the seabed of the southern Indian Ocean.

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