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world Strong Earthquake Strikes off Papua New Guinea

Strong quake strikes off Papua New Guinea; no reports of injuries, but tsunami warning issued

17 minutes ago // BBC

world Nigeria teacher in seized girls plea

The headmistress of a school in Nigeria calls on the government to do more to save teenage girls abducted by suspected Islamist militants.

21 minutes ago // ABC

world Famous Television Host in Pakistan Shot by Gunmen

Gunmen in Pakistan shoot famous television talk show host amid wave of journalist attacks

22 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Paralyzed Ex-NFL Player 'On Cloud Nine' 6 Years After Being shot

Richard Colliers career came to an end after nine games after he was shot 14 times by a man later sentenced to life in prison.

24 minutes ago // BBC

world Two seriously injured in road crash

Two men are seriously injured in a crash involving a motorcycle and a truck towing a boat in Ceredigion, says the fire service.

28 minutes ago // VOA

world 13th Sherpa Avalanche Victim Recovered

Searchers in Nepal have recovered a 13th body from the snow Saturday after a massive avalanche swept the lower slopes of the world's tallest peak. Officials say three Nepalese guides, or Sherpas, remain missing after Friday's disaster on Mount Everest. An estimated 100 climbers are reported stranded above the site of what is believed to be the worst-ever climbing disaster on the mountain. Three Sherpa guides were injured in the avalanche.Nepal's Tourism Ministry said the Sherpas,

28 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Japan risks angering China by opening new radar station near Taiwan

Tokyo military expansion, the first for more than 40 years, is latest twist in row over disputed Senkaku/Diaoyu islands Continue reading...

31 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter

DOENTSK, Ukraine Pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine on Saturday prepared to celebrate Orthodox Easter at barricades outside government offices seized in nearly a dozen cities, despite an international agreement to disarm and free the premises.In Donetsk, Denis Pushilin, spokesman for the self-appointed Donetsk People's Republic, which is demanding broader regional powers and closer ties to Russia, vowed that insurgents will continue occupying government offices until the new pr

32 minutes ago // Time

world Ukraine Calls Easter Truce in East

Kiev said it was suspending operations in eastern Ukraine cities over Easter, as separatists continued their occupation of government buildings

36 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Ukraine offers Easter truce in the east

Government promises not to attack pro-Russian separatists over the weekend even as they continue to occupy buildings.

37 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Golfer Jumps in Lake to Dispel Hornet Attack

Pablo Larrazabal jumped into a lake Friday to escape an attack from a swarm of hornets.

37 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Mate in Charge Of Doomed Ferry Was Steering Waters for First Time

MOKPO, South Korea - A prosecutor says that the third mate steering a South Korean ferry at the time of a major accident was navigating those waters for the first time.

37 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Everest Rescuers Recover 13th Body From Icy Pass

Search teams recovered a 13th body from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.

37 minutes ago // VOA

world Number of Nigerian Girls Who Escape Kidnapping Rises to 44

Nigerian officials say the number of girls who are known to have escaped from a brazen kidnapping at their secondary school has risen to 44. Officials said Saturday that 85 girls are still missing, after unidentified gunmen launched an attack in the northeastern town of Chibok on Monday, and abducted the students. On Friday, school principal Asabe Kwanbura said some of the girls had escaped by jumping from their captor's vehicles while others managed to escape from a camp where they were bei

37 minutes ago // Newsvine

world NEPAL: Deadliest Day: Sherpas Bear Everest's Risks

The Sherpas were spread out at an elevation of about 19,000 feet crossing a notorious area when the avalanche hit. Climbers try to pass it as quickly as possible, but they have no choice but to edge across ladders one by one, stretching the crossing to 20 or 30 minutes. Typic …

39 minutes ago // ABC

world Ministry: 2 Killed in Apparent Bahrain Car Bombing

Bahrain's Interior Ministry says 2 killed, 1 injured in apparent car bombing west of capital

41 minutes ago // Fox News

world Bahrain's Interior Ministry says 2 killed, 1 injured in apparent car bombing in capital

Authorities in Bahrain say an apparent car bombing has killed two people and wounded one west of the capital, Manama.

42 minutes ago // The Independent

world Syria conflict: Four French journalists freed after spending almost a year as hostages

Four French journalists have been released after being held hostage in Syria for 10 months, officials said Saturday.

42 minutes ago // The Times of India

world SKorea ferry tragedy: Relatives give DNA swabs to identify dead

The Sewol, carrying 476 passengers and crew, capsized on Wednesday on a journey from the port of Incheon to the southern holiday island of Jeju.

43 minutes ago // Newsvine

world Journalists attacked in 'NEW' UKRAINE

Unions and campaign groups called for an end to violence against journalists in Ukraine yesterday as the crisis marched towards civil war. Russian reporters have been prevented from entering Ukraine, while local and international journalists have been harassed, abused, detained …

43 minutes ago // BBC

world Extra tests at oil well site likely

Plans for further oil and gas exploration at Balcombe are recommended for approval by West Sussex county councillors.

44 minutes ago // Reuters

world Magnitude 7.8 earthquake hits off Papua New Guinea

LONDON Reuters - An earthquake with a magnitude 7.8 was recorded off Papua New Guinea on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

44 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Fatal Voyage Was Officer's First at Helm of Ferry

The junior officer at the helm of South Korea's ill-fated ferryboat was plying those waters for the first time when it sank, prosecutors said on Saturday.

48 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Two killed in Bahrain car blast

Explosion in a car kills two and wounds a third in a mostly Shia village outside the capital, interior ministry says.

49 minutes ago // NPR

world Ukraine Calls An Easter Truce In Clash With Militants

Citing recent progress and the Easter holiday, Ukrainian officials say they've suspended an "anti-terrorist operation" aimed at pro-Russian forces who have occupied government buildings.

54 minutes ago // BBC

world Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 Fulham

Fulham's relegation worries heighten as their two-game winning streak comes to an end with defeat at Tottenham.

54 minutes ago // BBC

world Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 Fulham

Fulham's relegation worries heighten as they lose at Tottenham to remain two points from Premier League safety.

56 minutes ago // ABC

world Egypt's El-Sissi Visits Coptic Pope Before Easter

Egypt's el-Sissi, presumed presidential front-runner, visits Coptic pope ahead of Easter

57 minutes ago // Fox News

world Egypt's el-Sissi, presumed presidential front-runner, visits Coptic pope ahead of Easter

Egypt's former military chief and presidential front-runner has visited the Coptic pope ahead of Orthodox Easter, making his first public appearance since he formally made his bid for the presidency.

58 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Flight-370 Seabed Search to Last a Week

The initial underwater search of a remote stretch of southern Indian Ocean seabed in what is thought to be the most likely spot for the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is expected to be completed within seven days, Australian authorities said.

58 minutes ago // The Telegraph

world Four French journalists freed after 10-month hostage ordeal in Syria

One of group speaks of their joy at being free after capture last June by Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Shams ISIS

59 minutes ago // Reuters

world In Damascus, Christians briefly ignore war for Easter

DAMASCUS Reuters - The sound of battles echoes from the outskirts of the capital as Christians in Damascus celebrated the Easter weekend, briefly ignoring the conflict for the yearly ritual.

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world Wall Street deregulation pushed by Clinton advisers, documents reveal

Previously restricted papers reveal attempts to rush president to support Act, later blamed for deepening banking crisis Continue reading...

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world Wall Street deregulation pushed by Clinton advisers, documents reveal

Previously restricted papers reveal attempts to rush president to support act, later blamed for deepening banking crisis Continue reading...

1 hour ago // BBC

world 'War Horse farm' opens up museum

A Devon farm which features in Michael Morpurgo's book War Horse opens a museum dedicated to the story.

1 hour ago // Reuters

world Ukraine calls 'Easter truce' as separatists hold firm

KIEV/DONETSK, Ukraine Reuters - The Ukrainian government said it will not attack pro-Russian separatists over the Easter weekend as its U.S. ally threatened Moscow with new sanctions if it fails to persuade the militants to surrender.