Divers fighting strong currents and rain were yesterday unable to get inside the ferry that sank off South Korea leaving more than 300 missing or dead .
Pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine yesterday prepared to celebrate Orthodox Easter at barricades outside government offices seized in nearly a dozen cities, despite an international agreement to disarm and free the premises.
Reporters Without Borders has condemned the detention of Cuban independent journalist Juliet Michelena Diaz. Michelena was detained three days before the publication of a bylined report she wrote for the Miami-based independent news platform Cubanet about a case of ordinary police violence she had witnessed in Havana.
Search teams recovered a 13th body yesterday from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche, a day earlier, swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.