South Korean President criticizes ferry crew

South Korean President criticizes ferry crew Jindo, South Korea (CNN) – The actions of the captain and crew of the sunken ferry Sewol “are akin to murder,” South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday. Her comments come [...]

Ukraine unrest: Russian outrage at fatal Sloviansk shooting

Ukraine unrest: Russian outrage at fatal Sloviansk shooting (BBC) – Russia’s foreign ministry has expressed outrage at a fatal shooting incident in eastern Ukraine which it blamed on Ukrainian nationalists. Russian state media [...]

Captain of sunken South Korean ferry arrested

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) – 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. [...]

Magnitude-7.2 earthquake strikes southern Mexico

(CNN) — It met the definition of a major one, but the magnitude-7.2 earthquake that struck Friday in southern Mexico’s Guerrero state didn’t land the kind of punch that it might have. (59)

Pakistan library named ‘Bin Laden’ in Islamic school

An Islamic seminary for women in Pakistan’s capital Islamabad. has renamed its library after Osama Bin Laden, the former al-Qaeda chief. (60)

South Korea seeks arrest of Sewol ferry captain

Prosecutors in South Korea have asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for the captain of the ferry that sank on Wednesday, officials say. (46)

Wisconsin becomes first state to restrict parents from giving up adopted kids

WASHINGTON –  Wisconsin has become the first state in the nation to pass legislation cracking down on parents who try to give away their adopted kids. (89)

Chelsea Clinton says she’s pregnant

For Democrats, this might be the equivalent of a royal baby on the way: Chelsea Clinton announced Thursday that she’s pregnant with her first child. (128)

South Korea investigates capsized ferry crew as rescue hampered by tides

MOKPO/JINDO, South Korea (Reuters) – Strong tides and murky waters off South Korea’s southwest coast were hampering efforts on Friday to find survivors from a ferry accident over 48 hours previously that left hundreds of passengers [...]

Google under fire from European media tycoon

The boss of one of Europe’s largest media companies has strongly criticised Google in an open letter printed in a German newspaper. (102)

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