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Angry relatives clash with police as Korea recovers more dead from ferry

Distraught relatives of hundreds of missing people inside a sunken South Korean ferry clashed with police today as coastguard divers retrieved more bodies from the ship and the number of confirmed dead rose to 49. A rescue operation has turned into a grim search through the stricken vessel to recover the remaining 253... Read More

A daughter of one of the Nepali mountaineering guides who was killed in Friday

A daughter of one of the Nepali mountaineering guides who was killed in Friday's avalanche on Mount Everest, cries as she is comforted by a relative at Sherpa Monastery in Kathmandu yesterday. – Reuters pic, April 20, 2014

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South Korea recovers first bodies from inside sunken ferry

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UN peace envoy criticises Israeli Easter security in Jerusalem

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