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1 dead, dozens injured after trains collide in South Korea

1 dead, dozens injured after trains collide in South Korea

By Tue, Jul 22, 2014 6:30PM UTC Comments Off 1 dead, dozens injured after trains collide in South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Officials say two trains have collided head-on in eastern South Korea, leaving one passenger dead and dozens of others injured. Fire officials say the collision between two passenger trains occurred Tuesday in the eastern Gangwon province but the cause of the incident wasn’t immediately known. The officials say one woman...

SKorea: Body of Sewol ferry tragedy fugitive found

By Tue, Jul 22, 2014 10:27AM UTC Comments Off A man watches a TV news program showing a reward poster for fugitive billionaire Yoo Byung-eun at the Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea in May. Pic: AP.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean police say they've found a body of a fugitive billionaire businessman sought over April's ferry disaster that left more than 300 people dead or missing....

1 dead after South Korea helicopter crash – report

By Thu, Jul 17, 2014 1:34PM UTC Comments Off 1 dead after South Korea helicopter crash – report

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Fire officials say one person has died after a firefighting helicopter crashed near an apartment complex and school in the southern South Korean city of Gwangju. The officials said the helicopter from the provincial firefighting agency was returning to headquarters after participating in search operations for 11 people still missing...

Line messaging app mulls IPO in Japan, US

By Wed, Jul 16, 2014 1:58PM UTC Comments Off A Thai teenager uses the "Line" instant messaging app on her smartphone  in Bangkok. Pic: AP.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Naver Corp. says its subsidiary Line Corp. that operates a popular mobile messaging app is considering listing its shares in Tokyo or New York....

SKorean military: Drawings sparked soldier rampage

By Wed, Jul 16, 2014 11:40AM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Military investigators say a South Korean soldier involved in a deadly shooting spree has testified that he opened fire on colleagues after seeing their drawings depicting him as SpongeBob SquarePants....

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