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  • 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...
  • South Korea ferry toll rises to 46, according to report

    SEOUL, South Korea The number of people killed in the sinking of the South Korean ferry, the Sewol, has risen to 46, national media reported Sunday. The toll increased after divers discovered more bodies in the wreckage of the completely submerged...
  • 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 arrests captain of ferry that capsized and sank

    SEOUL, South Korea Captain Lee Jun Seok was arrested early Saturday as investigators examine the actions of the crew of the ferry that capsized and sank this week off the southwest coast of South Korea. Accused of breaches of the seaman's code...
  • South Korea seeks arrest warrant for ferry captain

    SEOUL, South Korea South Korean state prosecutors are seeking an arrest warrant for captain Lee Jun Seok as investigators look into the actions of the crew of the ferry that capsized and sank off the country's southwest. The 69-year-old Lee is accused of...
  • Death toll in South Korean ferry accident rises to 25

    SEOUL, South Korea Twenty-five people have been confirmed dead in the sinking of a South Korean ferry, authorities said Friday. The coast guard said another 271 people were still missing, the Yonhap News Agency reported. "It seems like bodies have begun...
  • 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...
  • Criticism mounts in S. Korean ferry disaster; death toll rises to 14

    SEOUL, South Korea Survivors of a capsized South Korean ferry lashed out Thursday at what they called inadequate safety procedures they say likely cost dozens, if not hundreds, of lives. The accusations including reports that the captain was among the...
  • Obama says U.S. will provide South Korea any help needed in ferry accident

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Thursday expressed condolences to the families of the victims of the South Korean ferry sinking and said the U.S. military will provide the country with any help it needs to perform rescue operations....
  • German, Japanese carmakers cash in on Korea-U.S. trade deal: data

    SEOUL (Reuters) - Japanese and German automakers are benefiting more than their U.S. peers from a free trade deal between Washington and Seoul, according to import figures suggesting U.S. brands are not reaping the rewards they may have expected from...
  • Nine dead, hundreds feared trapped in South Korea ferry sinking

    SEOUL, South Korea The confirmed death toll reached nine in the South Korean ferry sinking Thursday, as fears grew for hundreds still missing. The latest three bodies were found when military divers and other rescuers resumed their search shortly after...