N. Korea nuclear threats to top agenda for Park's talks with Obama

Nuclear threats from North Korea, including the possibility of an additional nuclear test, will be a key topic when President Park Geun-hye holds talks with U.S. President Barack Obama later this week, an official said Thursday.Ob...

Death toll in ferry sinking tops 150 as hope dwindles

JINDO, South Korea, April 23 (Yonhap) -- Divers retrieved scores of bodies from a capsized South Korean ferry Wednesday as hope had all but vanished that isolated pockets of air might be able to support some of the 150 passengers ...

[Ferry Disaster] Despair sinks in over Sewol

It has been a long, silent week in South Korea since the fateful morning of April 16.Much of what happened inside the sunken ferry remains unknown, leaving the victims’ relatives, and South Koreans in general, struggling with des...

[Ferry Disaster] Investigation reveals holes in witness accounts

Most of the surviving crew of the sunken ferry Sewol is to be prosecuted for their part in the accident and failing to implement safety measures during the sinking. On Wednesday, investigators took three more crew members into cus...