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Student survivors testify in Korea ferry trial

Teenaged student survivors of South Korea's ferry disaster began giving video testimony under tight security Monday in the murder trial of the vessel's captain and crew.

Student survivors testify in Korea ferry trial
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S. Korean police slammed over ferry tycoon's body

South Korea's police force was pilloried as doltish and incompetent Wednesday after announcing that a body found six weeks ago was that of a fugitive tycoon at the heart of a months-long manhunt.

S. Korean police slammed over ferry tycoon's body
S. Korea police find body of fugitive ferry owner
S. Korea police find body of fugitive ferry owner

South Korean police said Tuesday they had found the body of the fugitive business tycoon who headed the family operating the Sewol ferry which sank in April with the loss of around 300 lives.

S. Korea police find body of fugitive ferry owner
South Korea's President Park Geun-hye. ©Reuters/ Ed Jones
S. Korea's Park keeps PM who resigned over ferry disaster

After two failed attempts to appoint a new prime minister, South Korean President Park Geun-Hye announced Thursday her "agonised" decision to retain the incumbent who resigned over April's ferry disaster.

S. Korea's Park keeps PM who resigned over ferry disaster
S.Korean president revamps cabinet after ferry tragedy
S.Korean president revamps cabinet after ferry tragedy

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye revamped her cabinet Friday, replacing seven ministers in response to intense criticism over her administration's handling of April's ferry disaster.

S.Korean president revamps cabinet after ferry tragedy
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Twenty injured in Hong Kong ferry crash

Twenty people were injured when a Hong Kong ferry crashed into a seawall off the coast of the gambling enclave of Macau Friday, officials said, the latest accident to hit the cities' busy waterways.

Twenty injured in Hong Kong ferry crash
Yoo Byung-eun whose two sons own Chonghaejin Marine Co. the company to which the Sewol ferry belonged. Photo courtesy of dailymail.co.uk
Reward for S. Korea ferry owner upped to $500,000

Under-pressure South Korean prosecutors on Monday upped to $500,000 a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of a fugitive businessman in connection with last month's ferry disaster.

Reward for S. Korea ferry owner upped to $500,000
22 killed, scores more feared dead as Bangladesh ferry sinks
22 killed, scores more feared dead as Bangladesh ferry sinks

Divers recovered 10 more bodies from a sunken ferry in Bangladesh Friday, bringing the death toll to 22, with scores more feared to have perished, police and officials said.

22 killed, scores more feared dead as Bangladesh ferry sinks
Crew members of the sunken ferry Sewol. Photo courtesy of scmp.com
Four crew of S. Korean ferry charged with manslaughter

The captain and three other crew members of the ferry that sank off South Korea last month were indicted Thursday on charges of manslaughter through gross negligence, Yonhap news agency reported.

Four crew of S. Korean ferry charged with manslaughter
Diver dies at S. Korea ferry disaster site
Diver dies at S. Korea ferry disaster site

A diver died Tuesday while working at a ferry disaster site in South Korea as further details emerged about how deception and negligence contributed to the April 16 tragedy.

Diver dies at S. Korea ferry disaster site
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Six dead, at least 19 missing as Bangladesh ferry sinks

Six people were dead and at least 19 others were missing after a ferry capsized Saturday when it was caught in a storm in the south of Bangladesh, a government official said.

Six dead, at least 19 missing as Bangladesh ferry sinks
Recovery of bodies from Korean ferry suspended
Recovery of bodies from Korean ferry suspended

The operation to recover bodies from the ferry that sank off South Korea last month has been suspended due to heavy seas, a spokesman said Saturday, amid concern that many of the missing may never be found.

Recovery of bodies from Korean ferry suspended
Race to recover bodies from Korea ferry as storms loom
Race to recover bodies from Korea ferry as storms loom

Dive teams raced Friday to pull more than 100 bodies from a sunken South Korean ferry as storm clouds loomed and the victims' families angrily pressed officials to wrap up the recovery effort.

Race to recover bodies from Korea ferry as storms loom
Death toll in South Korea ferry disaster crosses 100
Death toll in South Korea ferry disaster crosses 100

The confirmed death toll from South Korea's ferry disaster crossed 100 on Tuesday, as dive teams, under growing pressure from bereaved relatives, accelerated the grim task of recovering hundreds more bodies from the submerged vessel.

Death toll in South Korea ferry disaster crosses 100
President says ferry crew's actions 'tantamount to murder'
President says ferry crew's actions 'tantamount to murder'

The captain and crew of a South Korean ferry that capsized last week with hundreds of children on board acted in a way "tantamount to murder," President Park Guen-Hye said Monday, as four more crew members were arrested.

President says ferry crew's actions 'tantamount to murder'
DNA test harsh step for families of missing ferry victims
DNA test harsh step for families of missing ferry victims

Providing a DNA sample marked an emotional watershed for Han Mi-Ok -- a heart-wrenching acceptance that she was unlikely to ever see her child alive again.

DNA test harsh step for families of missing ferry victims
'Shouldn't we move?' Ferry evacuation under scrutiny
'Shouldn't we move?' Ferry evacuation under scrutiny

National shock at a ferry disaster that may have claimed the lives of hundreds of South Korean schoolchildren was mixed with fury Thursday at growing evidence that many passengers were denied a proper chance to escape the sinking vessel.

'Shouldn't we move?' Ferry evacuation under scrutiny
S. Korea rescue for sinking ferry with 450 passengers
S. Korea rescue for sinking ferry with 450 passengers

South Korea despatched coastguard vessels and helicopters Wednesday to rescue around 450 passengers -- mostly high school students -- on a ferry sinking off the southern coast, officials said.

S. Korea rescue for sinking ferry with 450 passengers
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Death toll in Philippine ferry sinking now at 108

Philippine divers have recovered more dead bodies from a ferry that sank after colliding with a cargo ship, raising the death toll from the incident to 108.

Death toll in Philippine ferry sinking now at 108
Two hundred missing in Philippine ferry disaster
Two hundred missing in Philippine ferry disaster

Philippine rescuers searched Saturday for more than 200 people missing after a ferry collided with a cargo ship in thick darkness and sank almost instantly

Two hundred missing in Philippine ferry disaster