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—Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-82) American writer, philosopher, poet, essayist

 

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Ferry transcript reveals crew panic  Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:19:46 GMT
The last communications between the South Korean ferry that sank on Wednesday and traffic services reveal panic and indecision by the crew. 
Ukraine probes deaths in tense east  Mon, 21 Apr 2014 02:16:30 GMT
Ukraine says it will launch an investigation into a fatal shooting in the east of the country which has raised tension with Russia further. 
Fresh violence erupts in Venezuela  Mon, 21 Apr 2014 01:46:49 GMT
Fresh violence erupts in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, between police and opponents of President Nicolas Maduro. 
PM's Christianity remarks 'divisive'  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:50:10 GMT
Leading public figures claim PM David Cameron risks causing division in society with his recent comments that the UK is a Christian country. 
Gibraltar fire hits online gambling  Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:02:36 GMT
An explosion and fire on Gibraltar cuts power to much of the British territory and disrupts a number of online betting operations around the world. 
Egypt's Sisi to face sole poll rival  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:18:41 GMT
Left-winger Hamdeen Sabahi will be the only challenger to ex-army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Egypt's presidential election, as registration ends. 
Hostage reporters 'chained' in Syria  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 10:11:44 GMT
Four French journalists who spent 10 months in captivity in Syria were chained to each other and kept in basements without light, one recounts. 
Iran's Rouhani urges women's rights  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 21:33:10 GMT
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani urges equal opportunities and rights for women and condemns discrimination in a speech marking Women's Day. 
Finland air crash kills skydivers  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 21:04:23 GMT
Eight skydivers on an Easter Sunday jump are killed as their plane crashes near the town of Jamijarvi in Finland. 
Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 16:51:06 GMT
Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the US boxer whose wrongful conviction for murder caused an international outcry, dies aged 76. 
Pope celebrates Easter Sunday Mass  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:46:21 GMT
Pope Francis celebrates Easter in front of thousands in St Peter's Square, praying for peace in Syria and Ukraine and "an end to all war". 
Kuwait newspapers ordered to close  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 19:43:25 GMT
A Kuwaiti judge orders the temporary closure of two independent newspapers for breaking a news blackout about an alleged plot to topple the emir. 
VIDEO: Russian outrage at Ukraine killing  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 19:36:19 GMT
Russia has expressed outrage after at least three people were killed at a pro-Russian checkpoint in eastern Ukraine. 
VIDEO: Baby prince meets a Bilby at the zoo  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 06:51:06 GMT
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge continued their royal tour of Australia with a tour of Taronga Zoo accompanied by their son Prince George. 
VIDEO: Pope prays for Syria and Ukraine  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 10:50:56 GMT
The pope has prayed for an end to conflicts around the world including in Syria and Ukraine, in his Easter address. 
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