Danwon High School

With a heavy heart: South Korean school reopens after ferry tragedy

It was an overwhelmingly sad day at Danwon high school in South Korea, which reopened on Thursday, eight days after a ferry carrying more than 300 of its students and teachers capsized off Jindo Island.

Apr 24, 2014, 16:46 PM IST

Korea ferry captain defends actions, bodies seen in ship; toll reaches 33

Divers began to locate bodies today inside a submerged South Korean ferry as the detained captain defended his decision to delay evacuation of the ship when it capsized nearly four days ago with 476 people on board.

Apr 19, 2014, 19:03 PM IST