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  • South Korea ferry disaster: Hope exhausted in search for survivors

    SEOUL — The official death toll in South Korea’s ferry disaster rose to 33 Saturday and, in a sign that hope had run out for finding survivors, authorities asked relatives of the missing to provide DNA samples to expedite the task of identifying bodies.
  • Russia writes off 90 percent of North Korea debt, eyes gas pipeline

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's parliament has agreed to write off almost $10 billion of North Korea's Soviet-era debt, in a deal expected to facilitate the building of a gas pipeline to South Korea across the reclusive state. Russia has written off debts to...

    Sunken Korea ferry relatives give DNA swabs to help identify dead

    Sunken Korea ferry relatives give DNA swabs to help identify dead
    JINDO/MOKPO, South Korea (Reuters) - Some relatives of the more than 200 children missing in a sunken South Korean ferry offered DNA swabs on Saturday to help identify the dead as the rescue turned into a mission to recover the vessel and the bodies of...

    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...