16 April 2014 Last updated at 19:35

Search for S Korea ferry passengers

Emergency services continue to search overnight for almost 300 people unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people sank off South Korea.


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The Pakistani Taliban say they will not extend a ceasefire with the government announced last month, but will remain committed to peace talks.

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