SEOUL -- Almost three hundred people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 476 people capsized and sank off South Korea.
South Korean officials report that 164 people have been rescued. There are fears this could turn out to be South Korea's biggest maritime disaster for more than 20 years.
EDINBURGH -- Latest polls show the independence vote is tightening, with a new high of 74% intending to vote in the September 18 referendum.
STRATFORD-UPON-AVON -- April 23 marks the 450th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language.
DONETSK -- Ukraine’s military and pro-Russian separatists are locked in an uneasy standoff, amid growing fears of an invasion by Russian troops deployed along the border
KABUL -- Despite a high number of complaints of serious electoral fraud the presidential election is being hailed a success, with over 60% turnout.
BRUSSELS -- The United States and European Union say they will impose further sanctions on Russia over its alleged interference in Ukraine.
MESA, Arizona -- American swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian, is coming out of retirement – the first step toward swimming at Rio 2016.
MOSCOW -- Oil and gas exports account for 48% of Russia's revenues. Threats to cut EU imports of Russian gas could kickstart President Putin’s Altai Project.
PERTH -- A mini-submarine tasked with finding wreckage from the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 is on its second mission to the floor of the Indian Ocean.