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Recovery teams should try to wrap up their search for bodies from South Korea's ferry disaster by the weekend, Prime Minister Chung Hong-won said Wednesday, three weeks after the ship sank with hundreds of schoolchildren on board.

A diver died Tuesday while working at the scene of South Korea's ferry disaster, as investigators disclosed that the ship was carrying nearly four times its legal limit of cargo.

A civilian diver involved in searches for dozens of missing people from the South Korean ferry disaster died Tuesday, as other divers helped by better weather and easing ocean currents were picking up efforts to retrieve more bodies from the sunken ship.
Civilian diver dies in South Korea ferry searches


South Korean President Park Geun-hye told families of those missing in a sunken ferry that her heart breaks knowing what they are going through, as divers recovered two more bodies on Sunday.
South Korea's President Park visits kin of ferry missing


A malfunctioning automatic stopping system caused the recent collision of two subway trains in Seoul, officials said Saturday.
Mechanical failure blamed for Seoul subway train collision


A subway train plowed into the back of another train at a station in South Korea's capital on Friday, injuring about 200 people, including about 150 who were hospitalized with bruises and other mostly minor injuries, officials said.
Subway trains collide in Seoul, injuring roughly 200


North Korea has been testing engines for an inter-continental ballistic missile, a U.S. think tank said Friday, as Pyongyang announced a top military reshuffle that coincided with signs of a looming nuclear test.

Soon after the ferry begins to tilt, nervous laughter can be heard from the high school students huddled below deck. In video clips stored on the cellphone of one of the young victims of a disaster that has shaken South Korea, the teenagers line up selfies, wonder if they'll make the news and discuss posting about the excitement later on Facebook.

An off-duty captain of the sunken South Korean ferry has told investigators that the owners ignored his warning that the ship shouldn't carry too much cargo because it wasn't very stable, a prosecutor said Wednesday.

North Korea held a brief live-fire drill near its maritime border with South Korea on Tuesday, hours after U.S. President Barack Obama wrapped up an Asia trip that Pyongyang had denounced as provocative.
North Korea holds live-fire drill on maritime border with South

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