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South Korea ferry recovery could take two month
One hundred and seventy four survivors have so far been rescued and Korean officials say divers are battling strong currents in poor visibility to find missing passengers.

Obama signs bill to block Iranís UN ambassador
The law came as a response to Iran's pick of a UN envoy linked to the student militants who overran the US Embassy in Tehran in 1979.

7.2 magnitude quake rocks central, southern Mexico
A 7.2 magnitude earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on today, sending panicked people into the streets, where broken windows and debris fell.

More than 10 dead after avalanche on Mount Everest
Early this morning an avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.

Forensics expert says Reeva Steenkamp shot in 'rapid fire'
A forensics expert has told court that the girlfriend of South African double-amputee athlete Oscar Pistorius was shot in quick succession as she fell down.

More than 100 missing after ferry sinks off South Korea's coast
Two people have died and more than 100 remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 476 people capsized and sank off South Korea.

Former Italy PM sentenced to one year community service for tax fraud conviction
Berlusconi's lawyers said they were satisfied that the ruling would allow him to remain politically active. Italian media reports say Berlusconi is likely to work at a home for elderly people

Chile wildfire could take 20 days to extinguish
The blaze has killed at least 13 people, left thousands homeless and forced mass evacuations. Chile's forestry agency says firefighters are still battling the wildfires.

Ukraine to launch anti-terror operation
The authorities in Kiev will use the army in order to prevent Russian forces from moving in, as they did in Crimea, Turchynov said, pledging amnesty to anyone laying down arms by Monday morning.

Missing Malaysia plane's black box batteries may have died
Despite having no new transmissions from the black boxes' locator beacons to go on, air and sea crews were continuing their search in the southern Indian Ocean on Sunday for debris and any sounds.

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