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SKorean agency: S. Korean ferry captain arrested - Anchorage Daily News

Korea Google News - 12 hours 33 min ago

SKorean agency: S. Korean ferry captain arrested
Anchorage Daily News
SEOUL, South Korea — Prosecutors say they've asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago, leaving hundreds missing and feared dead. Prosecutors said Friday that they have also requested arrest ...

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South Korea ferry captain 'arrested' - Irish Times

Korea Google News - 12 hours 37 min ago

South Korea ferry captain 'arrested'
Irish Times
Cranes that will be used to try to salvage the sunken South Korean ferry arrived on Friday, April 18th at the accident site as the search for about 270 passengers still missing continues. Video: Reuters. Anxious family members of missing passengers on the ...

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The Vice Principal Of Danwon High School Takes His Life - 247 Asian Media

Korea Google News - 12 hours 37 min ago

The Vice Principal Of Danwon High School Takes His Life
247 Asian Media
He was one of the adults that accompanied the hundreds of high school students on what turned out to be a disastrous ferry trip off the coast of South Korea. He was one of the ones to be rescued from the accident. Police said Kang did not leave a suicide note ...

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N. Korea criticizes 'human rights racket' of US - KEYE TV

Korea Google News - 14 hours 35 min ago

N. Korea criticizes 'human rights racket' of US
KEYE TV
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- A North Korean spokesman is blaming the United States and its allies for a "human rights racket" a day after the U.N. Security Council met to discuss a new report that accuses the reclusive communist regime of crimes ...

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S. Korean Ferry Captain Arrested - Daily Beast

Korea Google News - 14 hours 37 min ago

S. Korean Ferry Captain Arrested
Daily Beast
The captain of a South Korean ferry that sank Wednesday was arrested Friday. A crew member who was aboard the ferry confirmed to The Wall Street Journal that the 60-year-old captain, Lee Jun-Seok, was one of the first to abandon the ship as it started to ...

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South Korea ferry: Was cargo properly secured? - BBC News

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BBC News

South Korea ferry: Was cargo properly secured?
BBC News
A marine salvage consultant with more than 40 years' experience, has speculated on the theories that the ferry which sank off South Korea could have been off course or taken a sudden turn. Captain John Noble said that had the ship been on its prescribed ...

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Rescued teacher found dead in South Korea - Newstalk ZB

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Newstalk ZB

Rescued teacher found dead in South Korea
Newstalk ZB
A high school vice principal rescued from a sinking South Korean ferry that sank with hundreds of his students on board has been found dead. Local police on Jindo island say the body of vice principal Kang Min-Kyu was found near the gymnasium where ...

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Police: Arrest warrant issued for captain, 2 crew members of sunken South ... - WDAY

Korea Google News - 16 hours 32 min ago

Police: Arrest warrant issued for captain, 2 crew members of sunken South ...
WDAY
JINDO, South Korea (CNN) -- An arrest warrant was issued Friday for the captain of the ferry that sank off the coast of South Korea, an accident that killed 29 people and left nearly 270 missing. Two other crew members also face arrest, a spokesman for the ...

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South Korea Ferry: How Can a Huge Ship Sink? - Yahoo News

Korea Google News - 16 hours 32 min ago

South Korea Ferry: How Can a Huge Ship Sink?
Yahoo News
What caused the Sewol, the ill-fated ferry sailing from Incheon, in northwestern South Korea, to the island of Jeju to tilt steeply to one side and fill with water Tuesday morning (April 15) is not yet known. But many survivors said they heard a loud crash as the ...

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Investigators probe crew's actions, as well as alterations made to the ferry - WHP Harrisburg

Korea Google News - 16 hours 35 min ago

Investigators probe crew's actions, as well as alterations made to the ferry
WHP Harrisburg
MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- Officials say the investigation into the South Korean ferry disaster is focusing on a sharp turn taken by the ship just before it began listing. Investigators are also looking at whether more lives could have been saved if the captain ...

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Ferry now totally submerged - WHP Harrisburg

Korea Google News - 16 hours 35 min ago

Ferry now totally submerged
WHP Harrisburg
MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- Searchers have now put markers on the surface of the water where the South Korean ferry went down. Part of the ship had remained above the surface until today, but now the entire vessel is submerged. They're continuing the ...

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South Korea Ferry Sinking: Authorities Arrest Captain - Wall Street Journal

Korea Google News - 17 hours 32 min ago

Wall Street Journal

South Korea Ferry Sinking: Authorities Arrest Captain
Wall Street Journal
South Korea Ferry Sinking: Authorities Arrest Captain. Confirmed Accounts That Captain Was Among the First to Abandon Ship. Email; Print. Save ↓ More. Save to ↓ More. Save ↓ More. Saved ↓ More. Please log in or register for free to use Save This.

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Prosecutors seek arrest warrant for ferry captain - Kitsap Sun

Korea Google News - 17 hours 33 min ago

Prosecutors seek arrest warrant for ferry captain
Kitsap Sun
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Prosecutors say they've asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago, leaving hundreds missing and feared dead. Prosecutors said Friday that they have also requested ...

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Vice-principal commits suicide - gulfnews.com

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Vice-principal commits suicide
gulfnews.com
Mokpo/Jindo, South Korea: The vice-principal of a South Korean high school who accompanied hundreds of pupils on a ferry that capsized has committed suicide, police said on Friday, as hopes faded of finding any of the 274 missing alive. The Sewol ...

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South Korea captain ship sinks - Explorer News

Korea Google News - 17 hours 38 min ago

South Korea captain ship sinks
Explorer News
Jindo, South Korea (CNN) -- An arrest warrant has been issued for the captain of the ferry that sank off the coast of South Korea, an accident that killed 28 people and left nearly 270 missing. Two other crew members also face arrest, a spokesman for the joint ...

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Ferry Disaster: Sewol Captain Faces Arrest - Sky News

Korea Google News - 17 hours 38 min ago

Ferry Disaster: Sewol Captain Faces Arrest
Sky News
Prosecutors have asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for the captain of the South Korean ferry which sank leaving 25 dead and hundreds missing. Two other crew members are also being sought after the court appeal on Friday. No charges have been ...

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Divers near passenger cabins of sunken S.Korean ferry, no survivor found yet - Shanghai Daily (subscription)

Korea Google News - 17 hours 38 min ago

Divers near passenger cabins of sunken S.Korean ferry, no survivor found yet
Shanghai Daily (subscription)
SEOUL, April 18 (Xinhua) -- South Korean coast guard, navy and private divers reached the entrance of passenger cabins of the sunken ferry after a three-hour-long attempt on Friday to make their way into there, but the divers failed to enter into the cabins.

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Vice principal found hanging, suicide note expresses guilt over surviving ferry ... - WKEF ABC 22

Korea Google News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 23:07

Vice principal found hanging, suicide note expresses guilt over surviving ferry ...
WKEF ABC 22
MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- Police in South Korea say the body of a high school vice principal who was rescued from a sinking ferry on Wednesday has been found hanging from a tree -- and that he left a suicide note saying he felt guilty for being alive while ...

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Vice-principal of S.Korea school in ferry disaster commits suicide - Reuters India

Korea Google News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 23:07

Vice-principal of S.Korea school in ferry disaster commits suicide
Reuters India
Investigations into the sinking, South Korea's worst maritime accident in 21 years based on possible casualties, have centred on possible crew negligence, problems with cargo stowage and structural defects of the vessel, although the ship appears to have ...

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Belarus suspends import of poultry meat from North Korea - News of Belarus

Korea Google News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 23:07

Belarus suspends import of poultry meat from North Korea
News of Belarus
MINSK, 18 April (BelTA) – Belarus suspended the import of poultry meat from the province of P'yongyang-si, North Korea, on 18 April, BelTA learnt from the Veterinary and Food Control Department of the Agriculture and Food Ministry. “According to the World ...

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