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Doomed ferry's sharp turn, slow evacuation probed

April 18, 2014

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — Investigations into South Korea's ferry disaster focused on the sharp turn it took just before it started listing and on the possibility that a quicker evacuation order... more »»

Transcript of conversation between ferry, shore

April 18, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Following is the transcript released by the Ministry of Ocean and Fisheries of the conversation between Jeju Vessel Traffic Services Center (VTS) on Jeju Island and The... more »»

12 killed, 3 missing in avalanche on Everest

April 18, 2014

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving three missing in the deadliest disaster on the... more »»

Transcript shows ferry captain delayed evacuation

April 18, 2014

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — Fresh questions arose about whether quicker action by the captain of a doomed ferry could have saved lives, even as rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of passengers... more »»

Avalanche sweeps Everest; 6 killed, 9 missing

April 18, 2014

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepalese tourism official says six local guides have been killed and nine more are missing after an avalanche swept a route used to ascend the world's highest peak. more »»

Sub scours ocean for missing Malaysian jet

April 18, 2014

PERTH, Australia (AP) — A robotic submarine headed back down into the depths of the Indian Ocean on Friday to scour the seafloor for any trace of the missing Malaysian jet one month after the... more »»

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

April 18, 2014

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up... more »»

Gabriel Garcia Marquez hailed as literary giant

April 18, 2014

MEXICO CITY (AP) — His death mourned around the globe, Gabriel Garcia Marquez is being hailed as a giant of modern literature, a writer of intoxicating novels and short stories that illuminated... more »»

Works by Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez

April 18, 2014

Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez was among Latin America's most popular writers and widely considered the father of a literary style known as magic realism. more »»

Anger and dismay at stalled Guantanamo 9/11 trial

April 18, 2014

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — Don Arias stormed out of the meeting with the defense lawyers at this U.S. Navy base after less than 15 minutes. more »»

Divers pumping air into submerged SKorean ship

April 18, 2014

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — Coast guard officials say divers have begun pumping air into a submerged South Korean ship 48 hours after it listed and sank. more »»

Grief in town of students missing in ferry sinking

April 18, 2014

ANSAN, South Korea (AP) — The most poignant reminders of what's been lost here are the most ordinary. more »»

Excerpts from the works of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

April 18, 2014

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Here are some excerpts from the works of Gabriel Garcia Marquez. more »»

SSudan: 12 die after mob attacks UN base

April 18, 2014

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — An angry mob of South Sudanese youths attacked a U.N. base on Thursday in order to harm members of an ethnic minority sheltering inside. more »»

Confused, chaotic scene described on sinking ferry

April 18, 2014

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — The captain of a doomed ferry delayed evacuation for half an hour after a South Korean transportation official ordered preparations to abandon ship, raising more... more »»

World reacts to death of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

April 18, 2014

Reaction to death of writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez:

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"A thousand years of loneliness and sadness for the death of the greatest Colombian of all time!" — Colombia President Juan... more »»

Guantanamo trial in 9/11 veers off track again

April 18, 2014

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — An effort to prosecute the self-proclaimed mastermind of the Sept. more »»

Nobel laureate Garcia Marquez dies at 87

April 18, 2014

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose intoxicating novels and short stories exposed millions outside Latin America to its passions, superstition, violence and social... more »»

UN Security Council meets on rights in North Korea

April 17, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the commission of inquiry that accused North Korea of crimes against humanity told the U.N. more »»

Opposition cries fraud in Algerian election

April 17, 2014

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The main opposition candidate in Algeria's presidential elections cried foul late Thursday night hours after voting ended, alleging massive fraud and vowing to reject any... more »»

 
 

 

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