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Turkey local elections, March 2014

Turkish President Abdullah Gul appears to rule himself out as a potential future prime minister in remarks to reporters - @Reuters

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

East Ukraine militants snub Geneva diplomatic deal, continue to occupy buildings in defiance of Kiev - @BBCNews

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France

Channel Tunnel train services return to normal after technical problems and fatality in France caused severe disruption - @BBCNews

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Islamabad, Islamabad, PK

Library renamed for Osama bin Laden at a religious school in Islamabad, Pakistan - @thenews_intl

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Ferry sinks off South Korean coast, April 16, 2014

Rough seas hamper rescue efforts for sunken South Korean ferry - @cnnbrk

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Ferry sinks off South Korean coast, April 16, 2014

Police say high school vice principal rescued from doomed South Korean ferry is found hanged - @AP

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Ferry sinks off South Korean coast, April 16, 2014

A distraught relative confronts a police official at a briefing on the capsized ferry rescue attempt in Jindo, SKorea - @AFPphoto

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England, GB

England batsman Jonathan Trott to take an indefinite break from cricket, England and Wales Cricket Board confirm - @ITVNews

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Kansas City, MO, US

Police arrest suspect in rash of random vehicle shootings on Kansas City-area highways over past few weeks - @AP

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Avalanche on Mount Everest, April 2014

13 confirmed dead after Everest avalanche, all said to be Sherpas; 2 more in critical condition at basecamp - @NBCNews sources

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Syrian civil war

United Nations documents show Assad is using a 'starvation policy' against opposition-held areas in Syria - @AlArabiya_Eng

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Photo: Russia propaganda posters on regional administration building in Donetsk, Ukraine - @skystallard

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Vietnam

Vietnam withdraws from hosting 2019 Asian Games, claiming lack of funds and fear of 'reputation damage' - @AP

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Avalanche on Mount Everest, April 2014

Everest accident 'most deadly in mountain's history' as death toll in avalanche rises to 9 - @AFP

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Photo: New posters going up in Donetsk, Ukraine, this morning despite agreement in Geneva last night - @skystallard

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Photo: Protesters camped outside the regional administration building in Donetsk, Ukraine - @skystallard

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Russia

Turkey will seek discount in gas price from Russia in planned talks next week - @Reuters

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Delhi, IN

Gold bars weighing 400g (14oz) removed from Indian man's stomach in Delhi - @BBCNews

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Syrian civil war

British teenager, Abdullah Deghayes, 18, killed 'while fighting in Syria' - @telegraph

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United Kingdom

Labour Party signs top Barack Obama adviser David Axelrod for UK 2015 General Election campaign - @guardian

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