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South Korea’s president has criticized the captain and crew of the sunken ferry, saying their actions were tantamount to murder. Prosecutors have extended the detention of the captain and detained four more crew members.
Tensions remain high in Ukraine after three people were shot dead at a pro-Russian checkpoint in the East of the country on Sunday. The Kremlin has blamed the Ukrainian ultra-nationalist Right Sector group for the shootings.
36,000 runners are due to take part in the Boston Marathon on the first anniversary of the bombings that killed three people there. This year’s event will take place under the tightest security the race has ever seen.
The American, former boxer Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, whose wrongful conviction for murder caused an international outcry has died. He passed away at the age of 76 on Sunday at his home in Toronto in Canada.