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Fears grow for hundreds missing in South Korea ferry capsize

The frantic search for nearly 300 people, most of them schoolchildren, missing after a South Korean ferry capsized slipped into a second day today, as distraught relatives maintained an agonised vigil on shore. Six people were confirmed dead, but with every hour that passed fears mounted for the 290 still unaccounted for after... Read More

A fighter jet flies above as Ukrainian soldiers sit on an armoured personnel carrier in Kramatorsk, in eastern Ukraine yesterday. Ukrainian government forces and separatist pro-Russian militia staged rival shows of force in eastern Ukraine amid escalating rhetoric on the eve of crucial four-power talks inGeneva on the former Soviet country

A fighter jet flies above as Ukrainian soldiers sit on an armoured personnel carrier in Kramatorsk, in eastern Ukraine yesterday. Ukrainian government forces and separatist pro-Russian militia staged rival shows of force in eastern Ukraine amid escalating rhetoric on the eve of crucial four-power talks inGeneva on the former Soviet country's future. – Reuters pic, April 17, 2014.

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