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Vice President Joe Biden speaks with members of the media after voting at Alexis I. duPont High School
Crimea   Photos   Russia   Ukraine   Wikipedia: Joe Biden
 Swissinfo 
Russian forces storm Ukraine base in Crimea, U.S. sees 'dark path' to isolation
Unrest in Ukraine Reuters Image Caption: Ukrainian servicemen carry their belongings as they pass by an armed man while leaving the territory of the naval headquarters in Sevastopol (reuters tickers)... (photo: AP / Matt Rourke)
Standing People at Taksim Square
Berkin Elvan   Gezi Protests   Photos   Recep Tayyip Erdogan   Wikipedia: 2013 protests in Turkey
 Swissinfo 
Death of Turkish boy hurt in protests triggers further unrest
Reuters Image Caption: A man looks on as riot policemen pass by during a demonstration in Ankara (reuters tickers) March 11, 2014 - 18:43 By Mehmet Emin Caliskan and Parisa Hafezi... (photo: AP / Petr David Josek)
Acts of bravery emerge from pilloried ship crew  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 ship,... (photo: US Navy / Adam D. Wainwright)
Passengers   Photos   S. Korea   Sewol Crash   Wikipedia: Sinking of the MV Sewol
More ship searches: MOTC  Taipei Times 
More ship searches: MOTC
The Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) said yesterday that it is considering raising the percentage of passenger ships subject to random inspections by the seaport authority from 6... (photo: USMC / Brian Bekkala)
Ferry Sewol   Ships Passengers   Transportation   Wikipedia: Sinking of the MV Sewol   Photos
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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... (photo: USMC / Brian Bekkala)
Disasters   Photos   S. Korea   US MIlitary   Wikipedia: Sinking of the MV Sewol
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... (photo: AP / Lee Jae-won, Pool)
Maritime Disaster   Park Geun-hye   Wikipedia: Park Geun-hye   Photos   S Korea
Shoe shining, Cuba. Kansas City Star
Guatemala must create more jobs and end poverty
GUATEMALA CITY — Our flights into and out of this Central American country were crowded with youths on spring break mission trips. Rich Sugg | The Kansas City Star... (photo: WN / Jacques Fritsch)
Economy   Guatemala   Jobs   Photos   Poverty   Wikipedia: Guatemala
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,... (photo: AP / Lee Jin-man)
Maritime Disaster   Photos   Rescue Operation   S. Korea Ferry Sinking   Wikipedia: 2014 South Korean ferry capsizing
South Korean frogmen talk at each other as they search passengers of the sunken ferry Sewol off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 19, 2014. New Straits/Business Times
S. Korea Ferry Incident: Anger mounts when bodies found trapped inside ferry
JINDO/MOKPO (South Korea): Angry relatives of more than 200 people, mostly children, missing inside a sunken South Korea ferry demanded authorities act now to raise the... (photo: AP / Lee Jin-man)
Maritime Disaster   Photos   Rescue Operation   S Korea   Wikipedia: 2014 South Korean ferry capsizing
President Barack Obama talks with President Hassan Rouhani of Iran during a phone call in the Oval Office, Sept. 27, 2013. The Times of India
Barack Obama to bolster US 'rebalance' to Asia
WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama will use an Asian tour beginning next week to bolster US alliances in the region at a time of increased geopolitical tension. Obama is... (photo: White House / Pete Souza)
Asia   Photos   Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP)   USA   Wikipedia: Barack Obama
Lee Joon-seok, center, the captain of the sunken ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast, leaves a court which issued his arrest warrant in Mokpo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 19, 2014. BBC News
‘Sorry’ South Korea ferry captain details evacuation delay
The captain of a South Korean ferry that sank this week said he delayed giving evacuation orders because he feared passengers would "drift away". Lee Joon-seok,... (photo: AP / Yonhap)
Maritime Disaster   Photos   Rescue Operation   S. Korea Ferry Sink   Wikipedia: 2014 South Korean ferry capsizing
A buoy is towed by South Korea Navy boat to install to mark the sunken 6,852-ton ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 18, 2014. The Independent
South Korea ferry: Third officer 'had helm' say authorities investigating if sinking ship took 'drastic turn'
Authorities involved in the rescue operation for passengers on the South Korea ferry, which capsized with over 470 people on board, have said the captain of the ship gave... (photo: AP / Lee Jin-man)
Maritime Disaster   Photos   Rescue Operation   S Korea   Wikipedia: 2014 South Korean ferry capsizing
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