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  • South Korea Lab Fails to Find Out How Ferry Owner Died

    South Korea Lab Fails to Find Out How Ferry Owner Died

    South Korea's state-run forensic lab said Friday it has failed to determine the cause of death for a fugitive billionaire blamed for April's ferry disaster, amid mounting public criticism that authorities didn't identify his body for a long time and ...

  • 100 Days on, Thousands Mourn South Korean Ferry Victims

    100 Days on, Thousands Mourn South Korean Ferry Victims

    Thousands of people rallied in Seoul on today, 100 days after South Korea's ferry disaster, to push for an independent inquiry into the tragedy that claimed around 300 lives, most of them students.

  • South Korea Ferry Fugitive Hid in Cabin Wall, Suitcases of Cash at Hand

    South Korea Ferry Fugitive Hid in Cabin Wall, Suitcases of Cash at Hand

    South Korea's most wanted man, whose heavily decomposed body was found in an orchard last month, had evaded arrest by hiding in an upstairs wall of a wooden cabin, with suitcases of cash at hand, prosecutors said on Wednesday.

  • South Korean Police Slammed over Ferry Tycoon's Body

    South Korean Police Slammed over Ferry Tycoon's Body

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

  • Korea Ferry Businessman's Body Found Next to Book, Alcohol Bottles

    Korea Ferry Businessman's Body Found Next to Book, Alcohol Bottles

    The body of South Korea's most wanted man, linked to the sinking of a ferry in April that killed 300 people, was identified more than a month after being found in an orchard, police said on Tuesday, with his book and empty bottles of alcohol nearby.

  • Three Months Later, Body Recovered from Korea Ferry

    Three Months Later, Body Recovered from Korea Ferry

    Divers retrieved another body on Friday from the site of South Korea's ferry disaster -- the first to be recovered in nearly four weeks from the submerged vessel that sank three months ago.

  • Five Killed as Helicopter Crashes in South Korean City

    Five Killed as Helicopter Crashes in South Korean City

    A helicopter that had been searching for victims of South Korea's ferry disaster crashed on Thursday in a residential district of Gwangju city, killing all five people on board, officials said.

  • Student Survivors of South Korea Ferry March on Parliament

    Student Survivors of South Korea Ferry March on Parliament

    More than 30 student survivors of South Korea's ferry disaster marched on parliament on Wednesday to press demands by victims' relatives for an independent inquiry into the tragedy that claimed around 300 lives.

  • Relatives Weep And Jeer at South Korea Ferry Disaster Trial

    Relatives Weep And Jeer at South Korea Ferry Disaster Trial

    Relatives of the victims of South Korea's ferry disaster wept amid angry scenes in court Tuesday as prosecutors played video footage of the sinking vessel during the murder trial of the captain and crew.

  • France Wants South Korea Ferry Owner Event Scrapped

    France Wants South Korea Ferry Owner Event Scrapped

    French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has called for a cultural event organised by a businessman wanted in connection with the deadly South Korean ferry disaster to be cancelled, sources said on Thursday.

  • Owner of Sunken Korean Ferry Blamed for Five Earlier Crashes

    Owner of Sunken Korean Ferry Blamed for Five Earlier Crashes

    In the same narrow waterways where more than 300 people died this spring aboard the ferry Sewol, another ship owned by the same company crashed into an oil tanker 11 years earlier. The ferry's captain had chosen the difficult water path to cut a mere...

  • Daughter of South Korea Ferry Crewman Kills Herself

    Daughter of South Korea Ferry Crewman Kills Herself

    The daughter of a crew member of a South Korean ferry which sank killing hundreds of school children committed suicide on Thursday, police and prosecutors said, in a tragic twist to a disaster that prompted a nationwide outpouring of grief.

  • South Korea Ferry Survivors Return to School Amid Tears, Grief

    South Korea Ferry Survivors Return to School Amid Tears, Grief

    As parents of the dead wept and stroked their faces and hair, more than 70 teenagers who survived a ferry sinking that killed hundreds of their schoolmates walked in a sombre procession on Wednesday to their first classes since the April disaster.

  • Student Survivors to Testify in Korea Ferry Trial

    Student Survivors to Testify in Korea Ferry Trial

    Student survivors of South Korea's ferry disaster will testify in the trial of the captain and crew in a special session at a courtroom in their traumatised home town, a district court ruled on Tuesday.

  • Another Body Recovered From Sunken South Korean Ferry

    Another Body Recovered From Sunken South Korean Ferry

    Dive teams on Tuesday recovered another victim of South Korea's ferry disaster, the first to be retrieved from the sunken vessel in 16 days in an increasingly frustrating search for the last bodies.

  • South Korea Closes Net Around Family of Most Wanted Man After Ferry Disaster

    South Korea Closes Net Around Family of Most Wanted Man After Ferry Disaster

    The wife of South Korea's most wanted man, a businessman linked to a ferry disaster in which hundreds of school children drowned, was arrested on Saturday, prosecutors said, as the net tightens around the fugitive's family.

  • Pope Expected to Meet Ferry Victim Families in South Korea

    Pope Expected to Meet Ferry Victim Families in South Korea

    Pope Francis is expected to meet relatives of the victims of the Sewol ferry disaster during his visit to South Korea in August, the Vatican said today.

  • South Korea Sect Talks of Deer and Fireflies Startled by Police Raid

    South Korea Sect Talks of Deer and Fireflies Startled by Police Raid

    South Korean police on Friday arrested the brother of a South Korean businessman linked to a ferry disaster in April in which hundreds of school children drowned, as the net appeared to tighten around the fugitive's family.

  • South Koreans, Shaken by Ferry Disaster, Send Kids to Safety Class

    South Koreans, Shaken by Ferry Disaster, Send Kids to Safety Class

    South Korean parents, well known for marching their children off to cram schools, have been enrolling their youngsters in safety classes since hundreds of people were killed in a ferry sinking in April.

  • South Korean Police Arrest Brother of Fugitive Ferry Family Boss

    South Korean Police Arrest Brother of Fugitive Ferry Family Boss

    The brother of a South Korean businessman linked to a ferry disaster in which hundreds of school children drowned in April was arrested by police on Friday, police and prosecutors said.

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