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Reuters: one police officer has been killed in a bomb explosion in the Egyptian capital Cairo
Reuters: South Korean national news agency says ferry captain and two other crew members have been arrested
Sky sources: former leader of the Continuity IRA in Belfast has been shot dead in the city
Police Service of Northern Ireland is investigating after a man was shot dead in west Belfast this afternoon
Reuters: U.S. Geological Survey says magnitude 7.4 earthquake hits #Mexico centred in Guerrero state north of Acapulco
AP: #Syria state television reports 14 people killed in car bomb near mosque in pro-government district of Homs
#Ukraine foreign minister: pro-#Russia separatists have "a few days" to leave occupied buildings or face "concrete actions" after Easter
AP: prosecutors ask court for arrest warrant for captain of South Korean #ferry that sank
AP: Pro-Russian insurgents say they will only leave occupied buildings in eastern Ukraine if the country's interim goverment resigns
AP: South Korean police say high school vice-principal who was rescued from ferry which capsized has been found hanged
AFP: Nepal Mountaineering Association says that at least six climbers have been killed in an avalanche on Mount Everest
Rescue teams are battling bad weather conditions as they search for 282 people who remain missing after a #SouthKorean ferry capsized and sank. Fourteen people have been confirmed dead, according to #Reuters, and that number is expected to increase sharply in what could be the country's worst marit
Media reports nobel-prize winning Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died at age 87
Reuters: five aid workers kidnapped in Mali in February have been freed by French forces
Occupied buildings in east #Ukraine should be handed back and armed groups stood down, according to #Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. Speaking following extended talks in #Geneva aimed at resolving the continuing crisis, Mr Lavrov also said there must be an amnesty for all demonstrators. Vl
When it comes to relations between countries, Winston #Churchill famously said, it's better to "jaw jaw than war war". But tensions have shot up as a result of @BarackObama's jawing. For the first time in decades an #American president has raised the prospect of war with #Russia. "What I have said
John Kerry says parties at talks in Geneva agreed that all sides in Ukraine must refrain from violence, intimidation and provocative actions
Sergei Lavrov calls for an amnesty for protesters in Ukraine and says a broad national dialogue to resolve the crisis must start immediately
Reuters: U.S. Defence Secretary says U.S. has approved additional non-lethal support to Ukraine including medical supplies and shelters
Green Party MP Caroline Lucas found not guilty of obstructing a public highway and a public order offence during an anti-fracking protest
Update - London Underground workers are to strike from 9pm Monday 28th April for 2 days & from 9pm Monday 5th May for 3 days
RMT Union says London Underground workers are to take five days of strike action in the coming weeks over ticket office closures
Oscar #Pistorius' murder trial has adjourned for a two-week Easter break and will resume on 5th May
Report for Royal Bank of Scotland clears bank of systemic fraud against business customers #RBS
Update - AFP: Edward #Snowden asks President #Putin a question on surveillance in television session