Relatives of the more than 200 children missing in a sunken South Korean ferry offer DNA swabs to help identify the dead, as the rescue operation turns into a mission to recover the bodies.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says that Ukraine is heading for an abyss and the best way out is diplomacy, although he does not rule out use of force.
An attack on a Ukrainian national guard base leaves three dead and 13 injured, officials say.
South Korean President Park Geun-hye visits the site where a ferry sank off South Korea's southern coast.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet survivors of bush-fires in the Blue Mountains on the Australian leg of their Antipodean tour.
The prosecution in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial challenges the credibility of a defence witness who admits some of his observations were based on layman's methods. Mana Rabiee reports.
Almost 300 people are missing after a ferry sank off South Korea, in what could be the country's biggest peacetime disaster in nearly 20 years.
Canadian police say the lone suspect was an invited guest and call the stabbings the worst mass murder in Calgary's history. Mana Rabiee reports.
Ukraine says its crackdown on pro-Russian separatists in the east is under way as all sides prepare for talks in Geneva later this week. Mana Rabiee reports.
A video purportedly shows a group of men, thought to be pro-Russian separatists, chasing away a Ukrainian tank with the help of a yellow Russian Lada car.
A US Navy underwater drone that can scan the bottom of the ocean for 16 hours at a time, is being used to look for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370.
Survivors of the Boston Marathon bombings marked the anniversary with solemn memories, but also words of resilience.
The prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius ends his five-day cross-examination of the South African double amputee track athlete.
Top officials gathered for a memorial service to mark the anniversary of a bomb attack on the Boston Marathon that killed three people and injured 264 others
Intense fires consume a community on a hillside just outside Chile's coastal city of Valparaiso and at least 500 homes are destroyed. Sarah Toms reports.