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South Korean ferry disaster: Confusion, anger as sunken ferry's relatives wait

For days, they have dealt with shock, fear and bewilderment. Reuters

The informal briefing by a South Korean coast guard rescuer started calmly enough.

South Korean ferry disaster: Captain of sunken South Korean ferry, 2 crew arrestedCaptain of sunken South Korean ferry, 2 crew arrested
Obama's advisers say they see little evidence thus far that China has been encouraged by Russia's incursions into Ukraine. AP
Asia seeks Barack Obama's assurance in territorial spats
Russia's foreign ministry on Saturday said it would offer strong help to Ukraine, but that responsib...

US top court denies Teva Pharmaceutical stay in Copaxoneatent fight

Teva had sought to prevent the lower-court ruling from going into effect while the Supreme Court con...

Mt. Gox CEO won't appear in U.S. for questions about bankruptcy

The subpoena requires Karpeles to appear and provide estimony in Washington, D.C., on Friday.

Costs of hosting Asian Games too high, say Malaysia

The OCA said they will name a replacement host during its general assembly on Sept. 20 in South Kore...

Student fought bureaucrats for Holocaust justice

Nafthaniel said many of the homes were sold to Dutch collaborators who left the bills unpaid and fle...
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Amazon's tax-free European profits drop after IRS clamp-down
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World reacts to death of Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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Mega salaries are evil, papal preacher tells Good Friday service
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Pro-Russian separatist leader says not bound by Geneva deal
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Pakistan's main stock exchange closed lower on Friday, with the benchmark 100-share index of the Ka...
Wall Street Week Ahead-Spring fever brings hope for US earnings
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Anand Mahindra, Banmali Agrawala appointed to USIBC Board
Anand Mahindra, Ellen Lord and Banmali Agrawal were today appointed as board members of USIBC.
Japan investment in Southeast Asia surges amid China slump
Rising wages in China are also having an impact on companies trying to keep costs down and maximise ...
Etihad Airways toughens stance on Alitalia deal but talks continue -sources
Etihad Airways has toughened its stance on conditions for investing in Italy's struggling Alitalia i...
Glass half empty for Germany's proud beer industry
Traditional family breweries, also under pressure from double-digit rises in energy, glass and malt ...
Nobel winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez, master of magical realism, dies at 87
Garcia Marquez died at his home in Mexico City, where he had returned from hospital last week after ...
USIBC for lifting FDI caps in insurance, defence
The USIBC, in the past few years, have been seeking FDI in multi-brand retail sector.
Earth-sized world found in orbit friendly to life
For first time, scientists have found Earth-sized world orbiting in life-friendly zone around a dist...
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