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  • Ferry disaster fills South Korea with shame

    Ferry disaster fills South Korea with shame
    ANSAN, South Korea — For South Korea, a country that pulled itself out of abject poverty to become the world's 15th-largest economy, the most stinging accusation about last week's ferry sinking is that it looks like a Third-World disaster.
  • South Korea ferry sinking: Arrest warrants sought for captain, 2 crew

    South Korea ferry sinking: Arrest warrants sought for captain, 2 crew
    ANSAN, South Korea – Prosecutors asked a court Friday to issue arrest warrants for the captain and two crew members of a ferry that capsized off the southern coast of South Korea, leaving 28 people confirmed dead and 268 missing, most of them...

    South Korea's response to ferry sinking assailed; captain apologizes

    South Korea's response to ferry sinking assailed; captain apologizes
    SEOUL – Angry relatives of passengers aboard a sunken South Korean ferry criticized the government’s response Thursday as the ship’s captain made an emotional apology for fleeing the vessel before hundreds of others had a chance to get...

    Nearly 300 missing after South Korea ferry sinks

    Nearly 300 missing after South Korea ferry sinks
    SEOUL -- The dramatic capsizing of a ferry stunned South Korea on Wednesday as rescuers raced to save 459 people aboard the vessel off the country’s southern coast. By mid-afternoon, however, about 293 people remained unaccounted for and two were...

    At least two dead, hundreds rescued as South Korean ferry sinks

    At least two dead, hundreds rescued as South Korean ferry sinks
    SEOUL — Dozens of military boats and helicopters scrambled Wednesday to rescue more than 470 people, including 325 high school students on a school trip, after a ferry sank off South Korea's southern coast, officials said. At least two people died...