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Divers enter capsized South Korean ferry in hunt for survivors

MOKPO/JINDO, South Korea - A team of eight divers had entered a capsized South Korean ferry on Friday and was searching for survivors, although they were unlikely to find anyone alive from among hundreds still missing more than 48 hours after the vessel began sinking. | Video

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U.S. envoy Power urges Myanmar action to stop Rakhine violence

UNITED NATIONS - U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power on Thursday urged the Myanmar government to intervene in Rakhine State to stop violence between ethnic Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims and ensure the delivery of humanitarian aid.

United Nations, Myanmar 6:07pm EDT

Students add Easter twist to dwindling Venezuela protests

CARACAS - Venezuelan students are marching barefoot, building crucifixes and planning to burn effigies of President Nicolas Maduro to try and breathe new life into their protest movement over Easter. | Video

Venezuela 9:59pm EDT

Disapproval of Brazil's president grows ahead of election

BRASILIA - Disapproval of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is steadily mounting less than six months away from an election in which she is still favored to win a second term, according to a poll published Thursday.

Brazil 8:32pm EDT

Armed mob under guise of peaceful protest attacks U.N. in South Sudan

UNITED NATIONS - A mob of armed civilians pretending to be peaceful protesters delivering a petition to the United Nations in South Sudan forced their way into a U.N. base sheltering some 5,000 civilians on Thursday and opened fire, the world body said.

Africa, United Nations 10:31pm EDT

Algeria's Bouteflika camp claims election win, rival alleges fraud

ALGIERS - Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika looked set to win a fourth term with allies claiming victory in an election on Thursday, despite questions over his health and his rare appearances since suffering a stroke in 2013.

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