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South Korean Ferry Tragedy — Close to 300 Missing as Ferry Sewol Sinks

What was intended as a four-day field trip to the Korean resort island of Jeju for high school students and their teachers ended in tragedy when the ferry sank off several miles north of Byeongpung Island, on the west coast of … Continue reading

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Will Legendary Socotra Rock Be Latest International Flash Point?

On Sunday, the government of South Korea announced that it was extending its air defense zone to include Socotra Rock, a submerged pinnacle in the Yellow Sea.  The Korean air defense zone now overlaps with the air defense zones already … Continue reading

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