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  • Korea ferry accused get court-appointed lawyer

    SEOUL (Reuters) - The captain and two crew of a South Korean ferry that sank last week have a state appointed attorney to represent them as they face charges of negligence relating to the deaths of hundreds of passengers.
  • South Korean crew member says 'we were ordered' to leave sinking ferry

    SEOUL (Reuters) - A member of crew of a South Korean ferry that sank last week said on Thursday she and her colleagues were "under command" to abandon ship. The Sewol, weighing almost 7,000 tons, sank on a routine trip from the port of Incheon, near...

    Body of Korean boy who raised ferry alarm believed found

    Body of Korean boy who raised ferry alarm believed found
    SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean boy whose shaking voice first raised the alarm that an overloaded ferry with hundreds of children on board was sinking has been found drowned in the submerged wreckage of the vessel, his parents believe, the coastguard...

    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. While...

    U.S. urges North Korea to refrain from new nuclear test

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Tuesday it was watching the Korean peninsula closely after reports that North Korea may be planning another nuclear test and it urged Pyongyang not to take any step that would threaten regional peace....