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A woman bandages the head of a pro-Russian activist injured outside the Mariupol town hall, East UkraineRussia launched army drills near the border in response, raising fears its troops would invade.

An ambulance leaves Cure Hospital after three foreigners were killed in KabulJerry Umanos was one of three U.S. physicians killed at Afghanistan's Cure International Hospital.

Choi Sang-hwan, South Korean Coast Guard police officer, is surround by relatives of passengers aboard the sunken ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast as they demand for faster rescue operation, at a port in Jindo, South Korea, Thursday, April 24, 2014. Divers made their way deeper Thursday into the submerged wreck of a ferry that sank more than a week ago as the death toll continues to rise and relatives of the missing passengers pressed the government to finish the grim task of recovery soon. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)Angry relatives of those still missing from the ferry sinking surround officials, demanding answers.

In this photo taken on Sunday, April 13, 2014, a U.S. reporter Simon Ostrovsky, right, stands with a Pro-Russian gunman at seized police station in the eastern Ukraine town of Slovyansk. Pro-Russian gunmen in eastern Ukraine admitted on Wednesday April 23, 2014, that they are holding captive American journalist for Vice News Simon Ostrovsky who has not been seen since early Tuesday. Ostrovsky has been covering the crisis in Ukraine for some weeks and was reporting about groups of masked gunmen seizing government buildings in eastern Ukrainian. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)Simon Ostrovsky, an American reporter for VICE News, has been released and is in good condition after being held by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine for several days.

An Afghan policeman outside the Cure International Hospital in KabulA U.S. nurse was also wounded in the attack at a Kabul hospital, officials said.

Palestinian Fatah delegation chief Azzam al-Ahmed (left) celebrates with Hamas prime minister Ismail Haniya after a signing ceremony in Gaza City, on April 23, 2014Ramallah (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) - The Palestinians are considering "all options" in response to Israel's decision to halt peace talks and punish the Palestinian Authority over its unity deal with Hamas, an official said Thursday. “The Palestinian leadership will look into all options to respond to Israeli government decisions against the PA,” senior Palestinian official Saeb Erakat told AFP. “The priority now for the Palestinians is reconciliation and national unity,” he added. On Wednesday, the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) -- internationally recognised as the sole representative of the Palestinian people -- and Islamist rulers of the Gaza Strip Hamas signed a reconciliation agreement.

Demonstrators attend a torch-bearing march marking the anniversary of the 1915 mass killings of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire, in YerevanThe president in 2008 assured that the word "genocide" would be applied to mass killings of Armenians. Why did he break it (again) this year?

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