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South Korean ferry crash death count tops 100
Crash   Photos   S. Korea   Sewol Ferry   Wikipedia: Sinking of the MV Sewol  
 Newsday 
South Korean ferry crash death count tops 100
Videos | SKorea President: Ferry crew actions 'murderous' Captain of sunken Sout Korean ferry arrested Police question captain, crew on ferry disaster | Galleries | JINDO, South Korea - One by one, co... (photo: US Navy / Adam D. Wainwright)
Acts of bravery emerge from pilloried ship crew
Passengers   Photos   S. Korea   Sewol Crash   Wikipedia: Sinking of the MV Sewol  
 The Guardian 
Acts of bravery emerge from pilloried ship crew
FOSTER KLUG | Associated Press= MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — As the ferry sank, some crew members gave their lifejackets to passengers. One refused to leave until she shepherded students off the shi... (photo: US Navy / Adam D. Wainwright)
Families' hopes for ferry victims painfully humble  Newsday 
Families' hopes for ferry victims painfully humble
Photos | JINDO, South Korea - (AP) -- Lee Byung-soo says he knew, when he saw his 15-year-old son's body in the tent. It could not have been more horrifically obvious. But he wanted so much for him to... (photo: USMC / Brian Bekkala)

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In this Monday, Jan. 28, 2013 photo, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers his policy speech during an opening session at the lower house of parliament in Tokyo. Abe told a television talk show Tuesday, Jan. 29 that Japan and the international community will need to impose "quite severe measures" against North Korea if it conducts a nuclear test. He said North Korea would not gain anything from such a provocation.  China Daily 
Abe's Yasukuni offering a slap in Obama's face
BEIJING - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday made a ritual offering to the controversial Yasukuni Shrine in yet another provocative move detrimental to regional stability. | With US Presiden... (photo: AP / Koji Sasahara)

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South Korean Coast Guard police officers on a boat carry the body of a passenger believed to have been trapped in the sunken ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, April 20, 2014. Canoe
S.Korea president likens ferry tragedy to murder
JINDO, South Korea - South Korean President Park Geun-hye said on Monday the actions of the captain and crew of a ferry that sank last week with hundreds feared dead were... (photo: AP / Lee Jin-man)
Maritime Disaster   Photos   Rescue Operation   S Korea   Wikipedia: 2014 South Korean ferry capsizing  
South Korea's President Park Geun-hye speaks to the nation at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, March 4, 2013. Park took office as the country's first female president a week ago. Belfast Telegraph
Actions of ferry crew 'murderous'
South Korean President Park Geun-hye has said the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed "unforgivable, murderous acts" in the disaster, which left m... (photo: AP / Lee Jae-won, Pool)
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Relatives of missing passengers aboard the sunken ferry Sewol cry after listening to a TV news program reporting the names of the victims found dead, at a gymnasium in Jindo, South Korea, Sunday, April 20, 2014. CNN
South Korea ferry disaster: Families protest over rescue operation
April 20, 2014 -- Updated 0819 GMT (1619 HKT) | Relatives of passengers missing from the sunken ferry scuffle with police as they try to leave Jindo. | Seoul (CNN) -- Ang... (photo: AP / Ahn Young-joon)
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The body of a passenger aboard the Sewol ferry which sank in the water off the southern coast, is carried by rescue workers upon its arrival at a port in Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, April 20, 2014. Lexington Herald-Leader
Divers begin pulling bodies from sunken ferry
MOKPO, South Korea — The confirmed death toll from South Korea's ferry disaster rose past 50 on Sunday as divers finally found a way inside the sunken vessel, quick... (photo: AP / Lee Jin-man)
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President Barack Obama gestures next to Vice President Joe Biden, as he speaks during a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House, in Washington, on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 New Straits/Business Times
Obama to ‘rebalance US to Asia’
BOLSTERING ALLIANCES: Presidential tour set to improve ties amid geopolitical tension in the region | PRESIDENT Barack Obama will use an Asian  tour beginning next w... (photo: AP / Manuel Balce Ceneta)
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Director Ning Hao attends a press conference for the Film No Mans Land during the International Film Festival Berlinale in Berlin, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. Chinese Director to Oliver Stone: Mind Your Own Business IMDb
MH370: Australia plans to use more powerful system that found Titanic MH370: Australia plans to use more powerful system that found Titanic The Hindu
Toyota wants to use more hybrid system parts made in China Toyota wants to use more hybrid system parts made in China Reuters
A group of Japanese lawmakers are led by a Shinto priest at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo during an annual spring festival on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Lawmakers visit Yasukuni shrine Independent online
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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon travelled to Greenland to see first-hand the impacts of climate change, 27 March, 2014. UN: greenhouse gas emissions nearly doubled in first decade of 21st century The Guardian
Cherry blossoms in Vancouver, BC is famous for its thousands of cherry blossom trees lining many streets and in many parks, including Queen Elizabeth Park and Stanley Park. Vancouver holds the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival every year. 'Cherry tree from space' mystery baffles Japan The Times Of India
This May 1, 2008 file photo shows Chinese women cycling through smog and pollution over Beijing's Tiananmen Square. Beijing dust storm expected to linger until Sunday China Daily
Climate change: UN experts see options to limit threat Climate change: UN experts see options to limit threat The Times Of India
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- Obama visit to Asia seen as counterweight to China
- US President Obama embarks on Asian tour
In this Monday, Jan. 28, 2013 photo, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers his policy speech during an opening session at the lower house of parliament in Tokyo. Abe told a television talk show Tuesday, Jan. 29 that Japan and the international community will need to impose "quite severe measures" against North Korea if it conducts a nuclear test. He said North Korea would not gain anything from such a provocation.
Abe's Yasukuni offering a slap in Obama's face
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- South Korean ferry disaster company targeted in raids
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Technology Society & Culture
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Money traders work as U.S. dollar is traded at 89.30 yen and Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 stock average is at 8252.52 points Friday afternoon, Dec. 12, 2008. The dollar's fall to a 13-year-low against the yen also accelerated selling on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, hitting hard exporters such as autos and electronics. The greenback fell as far as 88.16 yen in the afternoon, its lowest level since Aug. 2, 1995 when the U.S. currency fell to 88.02 yen while the Nikkei average lost 484.68 points, or 5.56 percent, to close at 8,2
Tech sell-off sends Asian stock markets lower
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Director Ning Hao attends a press conference for the Film No Mans Land during the International Film Festival Berlinale in Berlin, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014.
Chinese Director to Oliver Stone: Mind Your Own Business
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Families' hopes for ferry victims painfully humble
Families' hopes for ferry victims painfully humble
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- US monitoring N Korea nuke threat
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Lee Yong-dae's doping ban reversed
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