S. Korea Ferry Death Toll Nears 150, Search for Victims Continues – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaS. Korea Ferry Death Toll Nears 150, Search for Victims ContinuesVoice of AmericaThe confirmed death toll from the South Korean ferry disaster climbed to 146 Wednesday, one week since the passenger boat capsized off the country's southwest coast. Divers are slowly working their way through the third and fourth floors of the Sewol ferry.Hope fades in South Korea ferry searchCNNFerry Diver's Search for Bodies 'Extremely Difficult' in Muddy WaterABC NewsStudents in South Korea Ferry Tragedy Mourned in TributeNBCNews.comNew York Times … [Read more...]

US: New Palestinian government must recognize Israel, renounce violence – Haaretz

HaaretzUS: New Palestinian government must recognize Israel, renounce violenceHaaretz... government must recognize Israel, renounce violence. Israel calls off scheduled meeting with Palestinian negotiating team following reconciliation agreement between Fatah and Hamas. By Barak Ravid and Jack Khoury | Apr. 23, 2014 | 5:57 PM | 4 … [Read more...]

Nepal minister to meet sherpas in base camp summit to end Everest impasse – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukNepal minister to meet sherpas in base camp summit to end Everest impasseTelegraph.co.ukNepal's tourism minister will meet sherpa leaders on Everest's base camp on Thursday to persuade them to withdraw their threat to boycott the rest of the climbing season following the death of 16 guides in an avalanche last week. The sherpas were laying … [Read more...]

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 hunt set to go deeper as "materials washed ashore … – CBS News

Toronto StarMalaysia Airlines Flight 370 hunt set to go deeper as "materials washed ashore ...CBS NewsAs officials leading the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet prepared to focus their efforts deeper into the Indian Ocean, it emerged Wednesday that possible debris from an airplane had been spotted on the southwest Australian coast -- 1,000 miles from … [Read more...]

Brazil’s Rousseff praises US for relaxing grip on Internet – Reuters

Times of IndiaBrazil's Rousseff praises US for relaxing grip on InternetReutersSAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff praised the United States on Wednesday for its decision to ease control over the Internet and called for a more democratic, transparent network following the U.S. National Security Agency spying … [Read more...]