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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
25 best foods for summer
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25 best foods for summer

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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 Korea's No. 1 national treasure reopens after five years
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South Korea's No. 1 national treasure reopens after five years

Seoul's 600-year-old Great Southern Gate burned to the ground in an arson attack. A $23 million makeover has brought it back to life
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
Psy named South Korea tourism ambassador
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Psy named South Korea tourism ambassador

He made the district of Gangnam the hottest keyword last year. Can he do the same for the rest of the country?
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
Interview: PSY on 'Gangnam Style,' posers and that hysterical little boy

Interview: PSY on 'Gangnam Style,' posers and that hysterical little boy

He's 34, slightly rotund, and happy to laugh at himself and others -- this is the K-Pop star seemingly taking over the world
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
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