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2 hrs ago | Korea Herald
The police confirmed Tuesday that a dead body, found by a farmer in South Jeolla Province on June 12, is that of Yoo Byung-eun, owner of the capsized ferry Sewol.
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6 hrs ago | World Magazine
ANSAN, South Korea-Months have passed since the sinking of the Sewol ferry in South Korea.
8 hrs ago | Science Daily
In Jeju, Korea, a place emerging as a world-famous vacation spot with natural tourism resources, a recent study revealed a volcanic eruption occurred on the island as recently as 5,000 years ago.
11 hrs ago | Xinhuanet
At least one passenger has been confirmed dead and dozens of others wounded in a head-on collision of passenger trains in the eastern area of South Korea on Tuesday, YTN and Yonhap News Agency reported.
14 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald
In this Feb. 22, 2014 file photo, president of the Pyeongchang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics Kim Jin-sun attends a press conference during the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Sochi, Russia.
14 hrs ago | The Detroit News
North Korea has imprisoned one American since 2012 and announced its intention to try two other U.S. citizens recently arrested for "perpetrating hostile acts."
15 hrs ago | The Independent
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16 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa
By JULIE WATSON Associated Press The two Americans killed in fighting in the Gaza Strip followed in the footsteps of scores of Jews from around the world who have volunteered to fight for Israel.
Coast guard members searched for passengers near the South Korean ferry Sewol that capsized on its way to Jeju island from Incheon, in Jindo on April 17, 2014.
South Korean police said Tuesday that a body recovered from a field last month has been confirmed as that of Yoo Byung-Eun, a fugitive business tycoon wanted over April's ferry disaster.
A 72-year-old Fresno man was sentenced Monday to three years in federal prison after pleading guilty to money laundering charges.
South Korean police believe they have found the body of a fugitive business tycoon wanted after the Sewol ferry sank in April killing hundreds, a report said on Tuesday.
South Korean police believe they have found the body of a fugitive businessman who owned the Sewol ferry that sank in April killing hundreds.
South Korean police are trying to confirm the identity of a body they believe may have been the fugitive head of the family that owned the operator of a ferry that capsized in April, killing more than 300 people, a police official told Reuters.
These "Mountain Conicals" pile living quarters high to reduce their footprint in the surrounding river beds.
JULY 18: Festival goers wrestle in the mud during the annual Boryeong Mud Festival at Daecheon Beach on July 18, 2014 in Boryeong, South Korea.
South Korea's capital Seoul said Monday it planned to ban the smartphone car-hailing service Uber, saying it raised passenger safety issues and threatened the livelihood of licensed taxi drivers.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 03:17 pm
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