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Easter messages show Ukraine divide

Sunday 20th of April 2014, 5:26
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, Russia Russia
related places: Kiev, Moscow

Orthodox Easter messages from patriarchs in Kiev and Moscow reflect Ukraine's deep divide, as a tense stand-off continues in the east.
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Anger erupts over Korea ferry rescue

Sunday 20th of April 2014, 5:09
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Families of passengers on a sunken South Korean ferry protest angrily over the rescue operation, scuffling with police on Jindo island.
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William and Kate at Easter service

Sunday 20th of April 2014, 4:27
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, Australia Australia
related places: Cambridge, Sydney

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend an Easter Sunday church service in Sydney as part of their tour of Australia and New Zealand.
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VIDEO: Syria-held French journalists freed

Sunday 20th of April 2014, 2:08
related countries: Syria Syria, France France

Four French journalists held captive in Syria for almost a year have been freed.
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VIDEO: Greek skies light up for Easter

Sunday 20th of April 2014, 2:07
related countries: Greece Greece
related places: Chios

Rival parishes on the Greek island of Chios have marked the evening before Orthodox Easter - by firing hundreds of rockets at each other's churches.
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Charities chief warns of extremism

Sunday 20th of April 2014, 1:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Islamic extremism is the "most deadly" threat to charities in England and Wales, says William Shawcross, chairman of the Charity Commission.
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Easter deaths spark Brazil protests

Sunday 20th of April 2014, 0:43
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Rio de Janeiro

Residents of a poor community near Rio de Janeiro torch vehicles in protest at the deaths of two young men in incidents involving the police.
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UN envoy and Israel in Easter row

Sunday 20th of April 2014, 0:08
related countries: Israel Israel

The UN envoy to the Middle East accuses Israel of blocking his way to an Easter ceremony in Jerusalem, as Israel questions his judgement.
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