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  • Captain of sunken South Korean ferry arrested 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 7:02 pm
  • MOKPO, South Korea - The captain of a sunken South Korean ferry was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need, as investigators looked into whether his evacuation order came too late to save lives. Two crew members were also arrested, a prosecutor said.

  • Korean Air A380 hits 2 light poles at LA airport 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 5:58 pm
  • LOS ANGELES - An Airbus A380 superjumbo jet hit two light poles while taxiing to its gate at Los Angeles International Airport with hundreds of passengers aboard.

  • Classmates celebrating 60th birthday among missing 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 6:01 am
  • MOKPO, South Korea - Kim Jeong-keun woke up on his cabin bed to find out his friends had smeared lipstick on his face while he had been asleep, a prank harking back to their school days.

  • Pohang into 2nd round in Asian Champions League 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 3:36 pm
  • OSAKA, Japan - South Korean club Pohang Steelers beat Japan's Cerezo Osaka 2-0 to secure a second-round spot in the Asian Champions League on Wednesday.

  • Fliers' thoughts, from 'no fear' to 'it's scarier' 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 2:10 am
  • JAKARTA, Indonesia - The Indonesian mother of three had flown without her kids before, but this was the first time she gave her eldest a to-do list in case something happened on the flight she and her husband were taking.

  • 5 South Korea players to watch at the World Cup 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 6:08 am
  • SEOUL, South Korea - With plenty of European-based talent, South Korea has players with top-level experience and the quality to makes things happen on the field.

  • Suspected NKorean drones crude, reflect new threat 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 6:36 am
  • SEOUL, South Korea - South Korean experts say two small drones believed to have been flown across the border by the North were crude and decidedly low-tech - equipped with cameras available on the Internet for hundreds of dollars - but underscore a potential new threat that must be taken seriously.

  • SKorea saves 3 NKorea sailors; 2 dead, 11 missing 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 2:08 am
  • SEOUL, South Korea - Rescuers recovered the bodies of two North Korean sailors, pulled three survivors and were searching for 11 others missing after their cargo ship sank off South Korea's coast early Friday, the coast guard said.

  • SKorea suspects 2 crashed drones from North Korea 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 5:25 am
  • SEOUL, South Korea - South Korean officials said Wednesday they suspect that two unmanned drones that crashed recently near the border with rival North Korea were flown by the North on possible surveillance missions.

  • Asian Games organizers ask IOC to bring in NKorea 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 7:23 am
  • SEOUL, South Korea - South Korean organizers of the Asian Games have asked the International Olympic Committee to urge North Korea to enter more athletes.

  • SKorea sex change doc: I correct 'God's mistakes' 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 6:20 am
  • BUSAN, South Korea - As Dr. Kim Seok-Kwun begins surgery to create a functioning penis for a Buddhist monk who was born female, he is well aware of the unease his work creates in this deeply conservative country. The devout Protestant known as the "father of South Korean transgender people" once wrestled with similar feelings.

  • China soldiers remains return 6 decades after war 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 1:25 am
  • BEIJING - The remains of 437 Chinese soldiers killed in the Korean War returned home Friday, more than 60 years after an armistice ended the fighting.

  • North Korea fires 2 missiles as its rivals meet 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 12:31 am
  • SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea test-fired two medium-range ballistic missiles on Wednesday, South Korea and the U.S. said, a defiant challenge to a rare three-way summit of its rivals Seoul, Tokyo and Washington that focused on the North's security threat.

  • Malaysia Airlines jet in emergency landing in HK 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 12:40 am
  • HONG KONG - A Malaysia Airlines flight from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul has made an emergency landing in Hong Kong after a generator failed.

  • Curvy edifice in Seoul begs $450 million question 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 11:05 am
  • SEOUL, South Korea - A curvy futuristic $450 million building meant to remake Seoul into a global design capital opened to the South Korean public Friday after years of debate about its impact on a historic city precinct. And not everyone is happy with the outcome.

  • Curvy edifice in Seoul begs $450 million question 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 5:33 am
  • SEOUL, South Korea - A curvy futuristic $450 million building meant to remake Seoul into a global design capital opened to the South Korean public Friday after years of debate about its impact on a historic city precinct. And not everyone is happy with the outcome.

  • Japan, South Korean leaders could meet next week 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 10:44 pm
  • TOKYO - A big question looms in East Asia as the leaders of Japan and South Korea head to Europe next week: Will they finally meet?