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  • Toll in South Korean ferry mishap reaches 171: report

    Toll in South Korean ferry mishap reaches 171: report

    The toll from a South Korean ferry that capsized and sank last week rose to 171 on Thursday but the recovery of bodies from the sunken ship proceeded at a slower pace

  • South Korea ferry toll hits 159 as relatives wait

    South Korea ferry toll hits 159 as relatives wait

    Divers made their way deeper on Thursday into the submerged wreck of a ferry that sank more than a week ago as the death toll neared 160 and relatives of the more than 140 still missing pressed the government to finish the grim task of recovery soon.

  • As ferry death toll rises, hand-wringing over tendency to overlook safety

    As ferry death toll rises, hand-wringing over tendency to overlook safety

    As Navy divers recovered the bodies of dozens of teenagers drowned waiting for a rescue of their doomed ferry, South Korea has begun a national bout of hand-wringing over the country's tendency to overlook safety precautions in its quest for economic...

  • South Korea ferry toll hits 146 as search gets tougher

    South Korea ferry toll hits 146 as search gets tougher

    The grim work of recovering bodies from the submerged South Korea ferry proceeded rapidly Wednesday, with the official death toll reaching 146, though a government official said divers must now rip through cabin walls to retrieve more victims.

  • Cries of anguish as South Korea ferry toll reaches 135

    Cries of anguish as South Korea ferry toll reaches 135

    The confirmed death toll from the South Korean ferry disaster rose to 135 on Wednesday, but there were many more bodies left to be retrieved as divers swam through tight, dark rooms and passageways to search for nearly 170 people still missing.

  • MERS death toll hits 81 in Saudi Arabia

    MERS death toll hits 81 in Saudi Arabia

    The MERS death toll has climbed to 81 in Saudi Arabia, which sacked its health minister as cases of infection by the coronavirus mount in the country.

  • 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 Washington state mudslide rises to 41

    Death toll in Washington state mudslide rises to 41

    The official death toll from a mudslide that devastated a neighborhood in the Cascade foothills of Washington state last month rose to 41 on Monday, after search teams pulled two more bodies from the mud and rubble, county officials said.

  • Prosecutors extend Korea ferry captain's detention as death toll mounts

    Prosecutors extend Korea ferry captain's detention as death toll mounts

    South Korean prosecutors investigating a ferry disaster said on Sunday they would seek to extend the detention of the ship's captain and two other crew by 10 days as they tried to determine the cause of an accident that may claim more than 300 lives.

  • South Korea ferry mishap: death toll increases as more bodies pulled out

    South Korea ferry mishap: death toll increases as more bodies pulled out

    Divers began retrieving bodies on Sunday from inside the submerged South Korean ferry that capsized four days ago with hundreds of children on board, as families angered by the pace of the rescue efforts scuffled with police.

  • Death toll in South Korea ferry sinking climbs to 32

    Death toll in South Korea ferry sinking climbs to 32

    South Korean coast guard officials say they've found three more bodies from the sinking of a ferry, raising the death toll to 32.

  • Thai New Year death toll reaches 322

    Thai New Year death toll reaches 322

    At least 322 people were killed and 3,225 injured in road accidents during the one-week Thai New Year (Song-kran) celebrations, the country's disaster prevention and mitigation department said Friday.

  • Death toll in Mount Everest avalanche rises to nine: official

    Death toll in Mount Everest avalanche rises to nine: official

    At least nine Nepalese climbing guides have been killed and five others are missing after an avalanche struck Mount Everest early on Friday, officials said, in the worst accident to hit the world's highest peak.

  • South Korea ferry death toll rises, hopes fade for hundreds missing

    South Korea ferry death toll rises, hopes fade for hundreds missing

    The death toll from a capsized South Korean passenger ferry rose to 25 on Friday as parents of missing schoolchildren blamed the ship's captain for the tragedy after he and shipping company officials made emotional apologies for the loss of life.

  • Death toll rises to 36 in Washington state mudslide

    Death toll rises to 36 in Washington state mudslide

    The death toll in a mudslide that buried much of a rural Washington state community last month rose to 36 on Wednesday after medical examiners extricated one more body from the rubble.

  • Barack Obama to visit US landslide site as death toll rises to 34

    Barack Obama to visit US landslide site as death toll rises to 34

    The official death toll from a huge US landslide rose to 34 on Tuesday as the White House announced that President Barack Obama will visit the scene later this month.

  • Guinea raises death toll due to Ebola epidemic to 95

    Guinea raises death toll due to Ebola epidemic to 95

    Guinea's government raised the death toll in the Ebola epidemic raging through its southern forests and capital to 95 on Monday.

  • Death toll in Washington mudslide rises to 33

    Death toll in Washington mudslide rises to 33

    The death toll from the landslide that hit a US town last month rose to 33 on Monday, authorities said.

  • First Ebola cases suspected in Mali; regional death toll tops 90

    First Ebola cases suspected in Mali; regional death toll tops 90

    The first possible cases of Ebola are suspected to have been found in Mali, since it first broke out in neighboring Guinea, adding to fears that the deadly virus was spreading across West Africa.

  • US mudslide death toll climbs to 28

    US mudslide death toll climbs to 28

    The official death toll from Washington state's mudslide has increased to 28, and the Snohomish County medical examiner's office says 22 of those victims have been identified.

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