South Korea president takes responsibility for ferry disaster

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye took personal responsibility Monday for her government`s handling of the Sewol ferry disaster and announced that the widely criticised national coastguard would be dismantled.

S Korean coastguard "killed by Chinese fisherman"

Two South Koreans were stabbed in the operation in the Yellow Sea off the west coast near the border with North Korea, the coastguard said.