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5 hrs ago | Free Republic

The Most Important Cities In The World

London is the most important city in the world for the rich, according to the latest Wealth Report from real estate consulting firm Knight Frank.

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Related Topix: New York, New York Government, South Korea, World News

14 hrs ago | WGAL-TV Lancaster

Authorities search ferry owner's offices

South Korean authorities searched the offices of the company that owns the sunken ferry Sewol on Wednesday, prosecutors confirmed to CNN, broadening a criminal investigation that has already ensnared 11 members of the ill-fated ship's crew.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Boat Disaster, Autos

14 hrs ago | 12NewsNow.Com

South Korean authorities search ferry owner's offices as probe widens

By Michael Pearson, Steven Jiang and Andrew Stevens JINDO, South Korea -- South Korean authorities searched the offices of the company that owns the sunken ferry Sewol on Wednesday, prosecutors confirmed to CNN, broadening a criminal investigation that has already ensnared 11 members of the ill-fated ship's crew.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Boat Disaster,

19 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

SAA athlete vents on Facebook over qualifying controversy

The Singapore Athletics Association has been plagued by another controversy, with an athlete taking to Facebook to vent her frustrations.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Medical News

Intravesical prostatic protrusion predicts post-surgery incontinence

The length of intravesical prostatic protrusion in men undergoing radical prostatectomy predicts the likelihood that they will develop incontinence following surgery, Korean researchers have shown.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Prostate Cancer, Health, Medicine

Gamasutra

Rabbit Hole 3D: Steam Edition, available 4/25/2014

Zero Rock Entertainment has acquired publishing rights to Rabbit Hole 3D on PC and is bringing an enhanced version of the game 'Rabbit Hole 3D: Steam Edition' to Steam on 4/25/2014.

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Related Topix: iPhone, Science / Technology, Ipad, South Korea, World News

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Russel Hoban: Gender debate demands compassion

Bob McCoskrie of Family First, writing under the heading "A child's desire to change sex can be a symptom of other disorders that can be treated", clearly positions his stand, but not the issue.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News

Suria

S. Korea ferry disaster a grim test for...

Dive boats surround the site of the submerged 'Sewol' ferry off the coast of Jindo, South Korea on April 21, 2014 - by Ed Jones It was never meant to lead him to the black, nightmarish world of a submerged ferry looking for the bloated bodies of hundreds of schoolchildren.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, South Korea, World News, Asia,

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Tigrai Online

Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen participated in the First...

Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen attended the Global Partnership Conference held on 15 and 16 April, 2014 in Mexico City.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Oxford Times

Relative flies out to finally pay her respects to soldier killed in the 'Forgotten War'

THE family of a soldier killed in the 'Forgotten War' will finally get to pay their respects at his grave in South Korea more than six decades after his death.

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Related Topix: Asia, South Korea, World News, Life, Veteran Affairs, North Korea

USA Today

Teens mourn dead classmates on South Korean ferry

Friends and family in the industrial city of Ansan mourn the lost of relatives and classmates from the Danwon high school who were on an ill-fated South Korean ferry.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Boat Disaster, Family, Teenagers,

Korea Herald

Major disasters in Korea

The ferry tragedy has touched off a wave of shock and disappointment among the Korean public as it is not the first such large-scale accident.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, South Korea, World News,

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

The Incredible Isolation Of North Korea - In One Map

The website MarineTraffic displays live data of cargo ships over 299 gross tonnage, and while South Korean ports of Incheon, Busan, and Ulsan are bustling with activity, shipboard cargo movement in the North barely registers, despite the country having eight major seaports.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, China

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Independent

Simon Calder: Until this disaster South Korea's ferry safety...

Simon Calder is Travel Editor at Large for The Independent, writing a weekly column, various articles and features as well as filming a weekly video diary.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Travel

Tue Apr 15, 2014

National Public Radio

1 Dead, After Ferry Sinks Off South Korean Coast

Dozens of military boats and helicopters scrambled Wednesday to rescue more than 470 people, including 325 high school students on a school trip, after a ferry sank off South Korea's southern coast, officials said.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Education Etc., South Korea, World News,

ABC News

Reports: Ferry With 471 People Sinking off SKorea

A government office says a South Korean passenger ship carrying about 470 people has sent a distress call off the southern coast after it began leaning to one side.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Korea Herald

ArtShow Busan to open Friday

ArtShow Busan, the port city's largest art fair, will kick off on Friday at Bexco, showcasing more than 4,000 works of art by international artists represented by prestigious galleries.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Ekklesia Daily News

WCC announces global consultation on Korean peninsula

The general secretary of the World Council of Churches has announced an international consultation on peace, reconciliation and reunification of the Korean peninsula to be held in Geneva in June 2014.

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Related Topix: Asia, South Korea, World News,

Fri Apr 11, 2014

California Golden Blogs

DBD 4.11.14 Must see TV...

Many or most of the Korean TV shows that I have watched in the past several months would not translate well to the American entertainment palate.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Sports, University of California NCAA, NCAA Sports

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Petaluma360

Sailing away

California Maritime Academy student Megan Berry is sailing off for an adventure this month.

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Related Topix: Cal State Maritime Academy, Petaluma, CA, South Korea, World News, Oceania, Northern Mariana Islands, Vallejo, CA

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