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South Korean PM resigns over ferry disaster

JINDO, South Korea, April 27, 2014 (AFP) – South Korea’s prime minister resigned Sunday over the sinking of a passenger ferry that left more than 300 people dead or missing, amid huge public anger over what is seen as a bungled response to the tragedy. Chung Hong-Won admitted he had not …

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Hundreds still missing in deadly Korea ferry sinking

JINDO, South Korea (Reuters) – South Korean coastguard and navy divers resumed searching on Thursday for about 290 people still missing, many of them students from the same high school, after a ferry capsized in sight of land. Grieving family members gathered on the quay of the coastal city of …

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Over 280 missing after South Korean ferry capsizes

SEOUL (Reuters) – About 160 passengers, including high school students, were plucked to safety on Wednesday in a dramatic rescue from a South Korean passenger ferry sinking with 475 on board, officials said, although at least two people had died. South Korean officials said the rescue operatio …

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