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15 of the world's most spectacular fountains

15 of the world's most spectacular fountains

People never cease to find amazing ways to make water more incredible than it already is. Here are some powerful examples
Korean president dismantles coast guard after ferry disaster

Korean president dismantles coast guard after ferry disaster

Park Geun-hye weeps during speech to the nation and apologizes for not being able to protect the people
South Korea ferry captain charged with murder

South Korea ferry captain charged with murder

The Sewol ferry captain and three crew members could face the death penalty if convicted, other crew members face charges of abandonment
South Korean president apologizes for response to ferry sinking

South Korean president apologizes for response to ferry sinking

Park Geun-hye admitted "insufficiency in efforts" to prevent the Sewol ferry tragedy
Cell phone video captures uncertainty on Korean ferry

Cell phone video captures uncertainty on Korean ferry

Officials recover the confused and desperate final moments from one teenage victim's phone
Flight 370: Underwater drone finds nothing

Flight 370: Underwater drone finds nothing

After seven misisons and half the targeted area scanned, no signs of the Malaysia Airlines jet
First distress call on S. Korean ferry from passenger

First distress call on S. Korean ferry from passenger

Reports emerge that a boy dialled emergency services to say "Help us. The boat is sinking" three minutes before the crew made a distress call
Gallery: South Korea through the eyes of foreigners

Gallery: South Korea through the eyes of foreigners

Last month, 50 foreign photographers living in South Korea shared their favorite pictures of the country in an exhibition in Seoul. Here are the best
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
Seoul unveils $451 million 'spaceship' landmark

Seoul unveils $451 million 'spaceship' landmark

Seoul Fashion Week is inaugural event at the new Dongdaemun Design Plaza
Introducing Seoul's new $230 million contemporary art museum

Introducing Seoul's new $230 million contemporary art museum

There are large expectations on the first national modern art museum in South Korea's capital in nearly 30 years
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