Korea ferry survivors saved by curtains, fire hoses

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Korea ferry survivors saved by curtains, fire hoses

Student survivors of South Korea's ferry disaster testified Tuesday how passengers, abandoned by the crew, improvised means of escape, using fire hoses to pull people to safety as the vessel sank.

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S.Korea ferry boss's driver turns himself in

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S.Korea ferry boss's driver turns himself in

The driver of a South Korean businessman wanted over the sinking of a ferry that killed 304 in April turned himself in on Tuesday, potentially unlocking the mystery of the man's final days after the country's worst maritime disaster in 44 years.

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Malaysian Air faces cancellations after twin disasters

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Malaysian Air faces cancellations after twin disasters

Malaysian Airline System Bhd. is facing an influx of passenger cancellations after the carrier’s second disaster this year, adding to the strains of a company that’s bracing for a fourth consecutive annual loss.

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Libya oil depot fire rages, raising fears of major disaster

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Libya oil depot fire rages, raising fears of major disaster

A huge fire at an oil depot on the outskirts of Tripoli was out of control on Monday (July 28), sparking fears of a fireball that could cause carnage over a wide area.

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Japan helps Thua Thien Hue adapt to natural calamity

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VietnamPlus English 1 day(s) ago 1 related news

The Japanese Government has provided 60.456 million JPY in non-refundable aid to central Thua Thien Hue province for a natural calamity adaptation project (phase II).

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Japan helps Thua Thien Hue adapt to natural calamities

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Japan helps Thua Thien Hue adapt to natural calamities

(VOV) - The Japanese Government on July 28 approved a grant of nearly VND13.5 billion in non-refundable aid to central Thua Thien Hue province for the second phase of a disaster risk mitigation and adaptation project.

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South Korean teens tell how they were left to escape sinking ferry

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 day(s) ago 2 related news

Six teenagers who survived South Korea's worst maritime disaster in 44 years told on Monday how classmates helped them float free as water flooded their cabins despite crew instructions to stay put even as their ferry sank, killing more than 300 people.

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South Korean teens tell how they were left to escape sinking ferry

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Six teenagers who survived South Korea's worst maritime disaster in 44 years told on Monday how classmates helped them float free as water flooded their cabins despite crew instructions to stay put even as their ferry sank, killing more than 300 people.

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South Korea ferry owner death cause 'unknown'

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South Korea ferry owner death cause 'unknown'

South Korea's forensic agency says it cannot determine the cause of death for the fugitive tycoon blamed for the recent ferry disaster.

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Plane crashes: Is 7 the haunted number of 2014?

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 day(s) ago

While four is considered an unlucky number in Chinese culture and thirteen conveys similar meaning in the western world, seven has emerged as the scariest number of 2014 for the Vietnamese online community, given the number of recent catastrophes associated with it.

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Student survivors testify in Korea ferry trial

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VietNam News English 1 day(s) ago 2 related news

Teenaged student survivors of South Korea's ferry disaster began giving video testimony under tight security on Monday in the murder trial of the vessel's captain and crew.

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Air Algerie crash black boxes begin journey to France

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Air Algerie crash black boxes begin journey to France

The black boxes from the Air Algerie plane disaster on Sunday began their journey to France from northern Mali as investigators ramped up efforts to find the cause of the deadly crash.

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Stronger rules needed on flight paths: Malaysia Airlines official

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Stronger rules needed on flight paths: Malaysia Airlines official

The commercial director of Malaysia Airlines on Sunday (July 27) called for a complete overhaul of the way flight paths are deemed safe following the downing of flight MH17 by a suspected missile over rebel-held eastern Ukraine.

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South Korean ferry capsizes, over 280 missing

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago 2 related news

More than 280 people, many of them students from the same high school, were missing after a ferry capsized off South Korea on Wednesday, in what could be the country's biggest maritime disaster in over 20 years.

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South Korea police find body of fugitive ferry owner

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

South Korean police said Tuesday they had found the body of the fugitive business tycoon who headed the family operating the Sewol ferry which sank in April with the loss of around 300 lives.

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