Several people appear to have survived in an air pocket of a capsized South Korean ferry, the father of one of the school children aboard the boat told a Reuters reporter accompanying families out to the scene of the disaster on Thursday.
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KRAMATORSK/SLAVIANSK Reuters - Pro-Russian separatists hoisted the Russian flag on Ukrainian army armoured vehicles in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, mocking the pro-Western Kiev government's attempt to reassert control on the eve of crucial talks in Geneva on the country's future.
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United Nations experts have called for the world body to stop allowing arms for its Mali peacekeepers to be shipped through Ivory Coast after they said a load of military hardware sent by China violated the country's arms embargo.
The Guardian US and Washington Post were awarded the most prestigious Pulitzer prize on Monday for coverage of secret surveillance by the U.S. National Security Agency that sparked wide debate over government spying.
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Employees work in a factory of Babylon Garments in Dhaka January 3, 2014.
Mobile World, Vietnam's top mobile phone retailer, will list its shares on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange in June, its chairman said on Wednesday, estimating its value at US$253 million at least.
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Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra (C) arrives on a wheelchair at the Royal Police Cadet Academy in Nakorn Pathom province, March 18, 2014. Photo: Reuters
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The General Motors logo is seen outside its headquarters at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan in this file photograph taken August 25, 2009.
Illustration photo shows "likes" on WhatsApp's Facebook page displayed on a laptop screen in Paris February 20. Photo: Reuters
UEFA president Michel Platini told Reuters on Thursday he was the only person capable of beating Sepp Blatter in an election battle for the FIFA presidency.
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