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Breaking News Thu, 24 Apr 2014
South Korea ferry disaster: children broke fingers in attempt to escape
Children   Disaster   Photos   S. Korea   Wikipedia: Sinking of the MV Sewol  
 The Daily Telegraph 
South Korea ferry disaster: children broke fingers in attempt to escape
Related Articles | South Korea ferry disaster: Royal Navy salvage experts join recovery 23 Apr 2014 | South Korea ferry disaster: first distress call came from young boy 22 Apr 2014 | South Korea ferr... (photo: Adam D. Wainwright / Public Domain)
Death toll in S. Korean ferry sinking hits 156 as search gets tougher
Death   Photos   S. Korean   Sewol   Wikipedia: Sinking of the MV Sewol  
 Stars and Stripes 
Death toll in S. Korean ferry sinking hits 156 as search gets tougher
JINDO, South Korea — As the 156th body was pulled from waters where the ferry Sewol sank a week ago, relatives of the nearly 150 still missing pressed the government Wednesday to finish the grim tas... (photo: USMC / Brian Bekkala)
Acts of bravery emerge from pilloried ship crew  The Guardian 
Acts of bravery emerge from pilloried ship crew
FOSTER KLUG | Associated Press= MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — As the ferry sank, some crew members gave their lifejackets to passengers. One refused to leave until she shepherded students off the shi... (photo: US Navy / Adam D. Wainwright)
Passengers   Photos   S. Korea   Sewol Crash   Wikipedia: Sinking of the MV Sewol  
More ship searches: MOTC  Taipei Times 
More ship searches: MOTC
The Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) said yesterday that it is considering raising the percentage of passenger ships subject to random inspections by the seaport authority from 6 p... (photo: USMC / Brian Bekkala)
Ferry Sewol   Photos   Ships Passengers   Transportation   Wikipedia: Sinking of the MV Sewol  
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South Korean Coast Guard police officers on a boat carry the body of a passenger believed to have been trapped in the sunken ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, April 20, 2014. Canoe
S.Korea president likens ferry tragedy to murder
JINDO, South Korea - South Korean President Park Geun-hye said on Monday the actions of the captain and crew of a ferry that sank last week with hundreds feared dead were... (photo: AP / Lee Jin-man)
Maritime Disaster   Photos   Rescue Operation   S Korea   Wikipedia: 2014 South Korean ferry capsizing  
Relatives of missing passengers aboard the sunken ferry Sewol cry after listening to a TV news program reporting the names of the victims found dead, at a gymnasium in Jindo, South Korea, Sunday, April 20, 2014. CNN
South Korea ferry disaster: Families protest over rescue operation
April 20, 2014 -- Updated 0819 GMT (1619 HKT) | Relatives of passengers missing from the sunken ferry scuffle with police as they try to leave Jindo. | Seoul (CNN) -- Ang... (photo: AP / Ahn Young-joon)
Photos   Protest   SKorea   Sunken Ferry   Wikipedia: 2014 South Korean ferry capsizing  
The body of a passenger aboard the Sewol ferry which sank in the water off the southern coast, is carried by rescue workers upon its arrival at a port in Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, April 20, 2014. Lexington Herald-Leader
Divers begin pulling bodies from sunken ferry
MOKPO, South Korea — The confirmed death toll from South Korea's ferry disaster rose past 50 on Sunday as divers finally found a way inside the sunken vessel, quick... (photo: AP / Lee Jin-man)
Maritime Disaster   Photos   Rescue Operation   S. Korea Ferry Sinking   Wikipedia: 2014 South Korean ferry capsizing  
President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington Sun Star
Asia seeks Obama's assurance in territorial spats
WASHINGTON -- As President Barack Obama travels through Asia this coming week, he will confront a region that's warily watching the crisis in Ukraine through the prism of... (photo: AP / Evan Vucci)
Asia   Barack Obama   Photos   Washington   Wikipedia: Barack Obama  
South Korean rescue helicopters fly over a South Korean passenger ship Business Insider
Angry Relatives Of South Korea Ferry Passengers Clash With Police
A family member of a passenger missing after the South Korean ferry "Sewol" capsized demonstrates in front of police during a protest in Jindo calling for a meeting with ... (photo: AP / Yonhap)
MS Sewol   Photos   Seoul   South korea ferry disaster   Wikipedia: 2014 South Korean ferry capsizing  
South Korean frogmen talk at each other as they search passengers of the sunken ferry Sewol off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 19, 2014. New Straits/Business Times
S. Korea Ferry Incident: Anger mounts when bodies found trapped inside ferry
JINDO/MOKPO (South Korea): Angry relatives of more than 200 people, mostly children, missing inside a sunken South Korea ferry demanded authorities act now to raise the v... (photo: AP / Lee Jin-man)
Maritime Disaster   Photos   Rescue Operation   S Korea   Wikipedia: 2014 South Korean ferry capsizing  
President Barack Obama talks with President Hassan Rouhani of Iran during a phone call in the Oval Office, Sept. 27, 2013. The Times Of India
Barack Obama to bolster US 'rebalance' to Asia
WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama will use an Asian tour beginning next week to bolster US alliances in the region at a time of increased geopolitical tension. | Obama i... (photo: White House / Pete Souza)
Asia   Photos   Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP)   USA   Wikipedia: Barack Obama  
File - President Barack Obama and members of the American delegation, including National Security Advisor General Jim Jones, Under Secretary for Political Affairs Bill Burns, and NSC Senior Director for Russian Affairs Mike McFaul, meet with Prime Minister Vladimir Putin at his dacha outside Moscow, Russia, July 7, 2009. The Times Of India
How the US made its Vladimir Putin problem worse
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK: In September 2001, as the US reeled from the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, Vladimir Putin supported Washington's immi... (photo: White House / Pete Souza)
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Lee Joon-seok, center, the captain of the sunken ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast, leaves a court which issued his arrest warrant in Mokpo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 19, 2014. BBC News
‘Sorry’ South Korea ferry captain details evacuation delay
The captain of a South Korean ferry that sank this week said he delayed giving evacuation orders because he feared passengers would "drift away". | Lee Joon-seo... (photo: AP / Yonhap)
Maritime Disaster   Photos   Rescue Operation   S. Korea Ferry Sink   Wikipedia: 2014 South Korean ferry capsizing  
A buoy is towed by South Korea Navy boat to install to mark the sunken 6,852-ton ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 18, 2014. The Independent
South Korea ferry: Third officer 'had helm' say authorities investigating if sinking ship took 'drastic turn'
Authorities involved in the rescue operation for passengers on the South Korea ferry, which capsized with over 470 people on board, have said the captain of the ship gave... (photo: AP / Lee Jin-man)
Maritime Disaster   Photos   Rescue Operation   S Korea   Wikipedia: 2014 South Korean ferry capsizing  
A buoy is towed by a South Korea Navy boat to be installed to mark the sunken 6,852-ton ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 18, 2014. The Daily Telegraph
South Korean ferry disaster: Six-year-old girl rescued as ship's captain apologises
Six-year-old Kwon Ji-yeon was rescued from the sunken ferry off South Korea as a man identified as the ferry's captain briefly appeared on TV to say he was "sorry and dee... (photo: AP / Lee Jin-man)
Maritime Disaster   Photos   Rescue Operation   S Korea   Wikipedia: 2014 South Korean ferry capsizing  
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South Korea ferry disaster: children broke fingers in attempt to escape
South Korea ferry disaster: children broke fingers in attempt to escape
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South Korean Coast Guard police officers on a boat carry the body of a passenger believed to have been trapped in the sunken ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, April 20, 2014.
S.Korea president likens ferry tragedy to murder
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