BBC World News

  • Anger over 'slow' Korea ferry rescue
  • Families of passengers on a sunken South Korean ferry protest angrily over the rescue operation, scuffling with police on Jindo island.
  • Russian outrage at Ukraine killing
  • The Russian foreign ministry expresses outrage at a fatal shooting incident in eastern Ukraine which it blames on Ukrainian nationalists.
  • Hostage reporters 'chained' in Syria
  • Four French journalists who spent 10 months in captivity in Syria were chained to each other and kept in basements without light, one recounts.
  • Pope celebrates Easter Sunday Mass
  • 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".
  • Algeria militants 'kill 11 soldiers'
  • Islamist militants have killed 11 Algerian soldiers in an ambush on a patrol in mountains east of the capital Algiers, security sources say.
  • Brazil cars torched in protest
  • Residents of a poor community near Rio de Janeiro torch vehicles in protest at the deaths of two young men in incidents involving the police.