South Korean President Park Geun-hye has said the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed "unforgivable, murderous acts" in the disaster, which left more than 300 people dead or missing.
A series of attacks, including a coordinated assault on a private Shiite college in Baghdad, killed at least 18 people and wounded nearly 50 in Iraq.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has sent a religious offering to a Tokyo shrine that honours the dead, including executed war criminals.
Four French journalists kidnapped and held for 10 months in Syria have returned home to France.
A British man has died after a double-decker bus reportedly plunged into a ravine in Malaysia.
New partial results in Afghanistan's presidential election show candidate Abdullah Abdullah is still the front-runner.
Watch sprightly pooch Jumpy fly through the air and backflip in a stunning slow-motion clip.
A goggle-eyed urn took centre stage at a comedy show held to fulfil the final bucket list item of the man whose ashes are inside it.
Meet the pet bird who really is Jack-the-lad. He loves Status Quo and goes everywhere with his owner – especially to the pub.
A flight attendant’s comedy safety routine certainly grabbed the attention of airline passengers as she shared the perils of her job after a long day in the air.
Watch the moment a man tries to pose for a selfie with a passing train and gets kicked out of the way by the conductor.
Zookeepers have given a giant panda a television and toys after she showed signs of depression when her pals were moved away.
A six-foot South American rhea capable of disembowelling humans with its six-inch claws has been spotted in a Hertfordshire field.
Watch talented comic Rudi Rok make 30 incredible animal sounds in less than two minutes.
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