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  • South Korea president says conduct of ferry crew tantamount to murder

    South Korea president says conduct of ferry crew tantamount to murder
    JINDO, South Korea (Reuters) - 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 tantamount to murder, as authorities arrested four more officers of the vessel.
  • South Korea president: Conduct of ferry crew tantamount to murder

    South Korea president: Conduct of ferry crew tantamount to murder
    South Korean President Park Geun-hye said on Monday the actions of the captain and crew of a ferry that sank last week were tantamount to murder, as authorities arrested four more officers of the vessel. Sixty-four people are known to have died and...

    South Korea ferry: Divers recover bodies, transcript shows confusion

    SEOUL -- Divers reached the hull of the sunken Sewol ferry Sunday, recovering 16 bodies and bringing the confirmed death toll to 50. With more than 250 people still missing since the ship went down Wednesday, hope of finding survivors has all but...

    Prosecutors extend Korea ferry captain's detention as death toll rises

    Prosecutors extend Korea ferry captain's detention as death toll rises
    South Korean prosecutors investigating a ferry disaster said on Sunday they would seek to extend the detention of the ship's captain and two other crew by 10 days as they tried to determine the cause of an accident that may claim more than 300 lives. The...

    South Korea ferry toll nears 50 amid relatives' protest

    SEOUL, South Korea The number of people killed in the sinking of a South Korean ferry approached 50 on Sunday, national media reported, as relatives of the passengers clashed with police on the island of Jindo. The confirmed death toll increased after...