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A South Korean coast guard helicopter is used in the rescue some of the 477 passengers and crew aboard a ferry that capsized on its way to Jeju island from Incheon. South Korean officials said as many as 295 people were still unaccounted for.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty Images

Coast guard members search for passengers near a South Korean ferry that capsized on its way to Jeju island from Incheon.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DONG-A ILBO / AFP/Getty Images

Relatives wait for missing family members at a harbor in Jindo, South Korea, as rescue teams, including elite navy SEAL divers, raced to find up to 293 people missing from a capsized ferry carrying 459 passengers and crew -- mostly high school students bound for a holiday island.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JUNG YEON-JE / AFP/Getty Images

Pro-Russian activists block a column of Ukrainian armored personnel carriers in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk. Ukraine's security service said it had intercepted communications showing that Russian commanders in the separatist east had issued pro-Kremlin militants "shoot-to-kill" orders after Kiev launched an operation to oust them.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANATOLIY STEPANOV / AFP/Getty Images

Demonstrators protest the upcoming FIFA World Cup soccer tournament this year and demand better public transport services, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Brazil has witnessed months of protests against the estimated $11-billion price tag for the tournament, with demonstrators saying the money would have been better spent on improving poor public services.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MIGUEL SCHINCARIOL / AFP/Getty Images

Penitents from "Jesus del Via Crucis" brotherhood cross a bridge as they take part in a procession in Zamora, Spain. Hundreds of processions take place throughout the country during Holy Week.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andres Kudacki / Associated Press

Members of the Ecologist Party in the French eastern region hold a giant European Union flag during a flash mob in front of the cathedral in Strasbourg as part of the campaign for the upcoming European elections.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PATRICK HERTZOG / AFP/Getty Images

A zebra born in December, left, plays with its mother while it is shown to public for the first time at the zoo in Wuppertal, Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Frank Augstein / Associated Press

Catherine, duchess of Cambridge, meets with fans outside Sydney's iconic landmark Opera House. William, his wife Kate and their son Prince George are on a three-week tour of New Zealand and Australia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAEED KHAN / AFP/Getty Images

Relatives grieve during the funeral in Jerusalem of an Israeli policeman who was killed by Palestinian militants near the West Bank city of Hebron while driving with his wife and young son, who was also injured in the attack, to a Passover dinner.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABIR SULTAN / EPA

Goodness Adams, a 10-month-old baby who survived a bus station bomb explosion, is carried by her aunt, Grace Sabo, in an ambulance to be reunited with her mother in Abuja, Nigeria. The baby was lost in the chaos of the blast aftermath.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sunday Alamba / Associated Press

An Afghan confectionery worker makes traditional sweets at a factory in Herat, Afghanistan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AREF KARIMI / AFP/Getty Images

A woman tends the grave site of a loved one at the makeshift mass grave site at San Joaquin Parish in Tacloban, Philippines. People continue to rebuild their lives five months after Typhoon Haiyan struck the coast on Nov. 8, 2013, leaving more than 6,000 dead and many more homeless.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chris McGrath / Getty Images

A man carries mannequins outside a shopping area in Jakarta, Indonesia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MAST IRHAM / EPA

People take part in celebrations for Thingyan, a water festival which marks the country's new year in Yangon, Myanmar.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SOE THAN WIN / AFP/Getty Images

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Wednesday’s Pictures in the News begins in South Korea, where South Korean coast guard members rescue some of the 477 passengers and crew aboard a ferry that capsized on its way to Jeju island from Incheon. South Korean officials said as many as 295 people were still unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 477 passengers and crew capsized off the southern coast. Read story.

Kramatorsk, Ukraine: Pro-Russian activists block a column of Ukrainian men riding on armored personnel carriers as Ukraine’s security service said it had intercepted communications showing that Russian commanders in the separatist east had issued pro-Kremlin militants “shoot-to-kill” orders after Kiev launched an operation to oust them.

Sao Paulo, Brazil: Demonstrators protest the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Brazil and demand better public transport services.

Sydney, Australia: Catherine, the duchess of Cambridge, meets with fans outside Sydney’s iconic landmark Opera House.

Abuja, Nigeria: Goodness Adams, a 10-month-old baby who survived a bomb explosion, is carried by her aunt, Grace Sabo, in an ambulance at Asokoro hospital  to be reunited with her mother.

Tacloban, Philippines: A woman tends to the grave site of a loved one at a makeshift mass grave site at San Joaquin Parish in Tacloban as people continue to rebuild their lives five months after Typhoon Haiyan struck, leaving more than 6,000 dead and many more homeless.

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