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South Korean ferry captain's actions under review

South Korean ferry captain's actions under review

Investigators are looking into whether the ship was off course when it ran into trouble
Rescue operation as South Korean passenger ship sinks

Rescue operation as South Korean passenger ship sinks

A South Korean ship, with around 450 passengers on board, is sinking off the country's southwest coast
Artist 'jolts people awake' with zippers and T-shirts

Artist 'jolts people awake' with zippers and T-shirts

Whether he's dressing naked statues or creating balloons shaped like buttocks, Jun Kitagawa's public art is erotic and playful
World's best pizza not in Italy

World's best pizza not in Italy

Perbacco! An Australian chef takes top honors at the Pizza World Championships in Italy
Gallery: World's biggest water fight

Gallery: World's biggest water fight

New year celebrations are now underway across Thailand. But along with the watery revelry come deadly roads
Earthquake reported near Solomon Islands

Earthquake reported near Solomon Islands

A tsunami warning was lifted following a 7.6-magnitude quiake near Solomon Islands Sunday morning
Hong Kong in Lego form? Everything about these photos is awesome

Hong Kong in Lego form? Everything about these photos is awesome

In "Legography," Louis Vuitton-toting shoppers, a Big Yellow Duck and other Hong Kong scenes are recreated in toy form
Amritsar and beyond: 6 ways to experience India's Punjab region

Amritsar and beyond: 6 ways to experience India's Punjab region

With glittering temples, wide fields and incredible food, Punjab is India at its colorful, lively best
11 extremely practical Japan travel tips

11 extremely practical Japan travel tips

Which apps to download, what cards to buy and what to pre-book before your trip
The stunning mountains where China collects bags of fresh air

The stunning mountains where China collects bags of fresh air

As a marketing stunt in a polluted Chinese city, Laojun Mountain Natural Reserve gave out bags of mountain air to Chinese residents. After seeing these photos, you'll want some too
Japan's puffer fish capital: Delicious and deadly

Japan's puffer fish capital: Delicious and deadly

Shimonoseki is home to the only market in the country that specializes in the fish that could kill five men with its liver alone
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