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South Korean Ferry Disaster (2014)

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  • Top world stories of 2014

    Islamic State: An offshoot of al-Qaida — first known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant and finally, the Islamic State — strung together military victories against Syrian government forces, Syrian rebel groups and Iraqi government forces to seize a swath of territory across Syria and Iraq and declared they had established a caliphate. In August, President Barack Obama ordered a U.S.-led air campaign to target Islamic State positions in Iraq — later expanded to Syria — and deployed American military advisers to train Iraqi troops.
  • South Korean ferry operator gets 10 years in prison

    The chief executive of the company that operated a South Korean ferry that sank in April, killing more than 300 people, was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison.  Cheonghaejin Marine Chief Executive Kim Han-sik was found guilty of professional...

    South Korea ferry verdicts bring disappointment, vow to appeal

    The sheer magnitude of the tragedy was pain enough for South Korea: more than 300 people, many of them high school students, lost in the April sinking of the Sewol ferry. Then, as details of how the captain and crew behaved when the ship began taking on...

    Captain, crew of doomed South Korea ferry hear verdict Tuesday

    Captain, crew of doomed South Korea ferry hear verdict Tuesday
    A South Korean court is set to rule on whether the captain of a ferry that capsized killing more than 300 people, most of them children on a school trip, should be put to death for culpable homicide in a case that triggered widespread grief and outrage....

    South Korea prosecutors seek death for captain of doomed ferry

    South Korean prosecutors on Monday sought the death penalty for the captain of a ferry that capsized in April, leaving 304 people, most of them school children, dead or missing, in a trial of 15 crew who abandoned ship before it sank. Lee Joon-seok, 68,...