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South Korea police clash with protesters over ferry disaster

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SEOUL - South Korean police clashed with thousands of protesters, blocking their way to the presidential palace, where they hoped to demand a more vigorous government response to a ferry disaster that claimed more than 300 lives a year ago.

UPDATE 1-South Korea police clash with protesters over ferry disaster 2:50am BST

SEOUL, April 19 - South Korean police clashed with thousands of protesters, blocking their way to the presidential palace, where they hoped to demand a more vigorous government response to a ferry disaster that claimed more than 300 lives a year ago.

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South Korea police clash with protesters over ferry disaster 18 Apr 2015

SEOUL - South Korean police clashed on Saturday with thousands of protesters, blocking their way to the presidential palace where they hoped to press for more government action in response to a ferry disaster that claimed more than 300 lives a year ago.

South Korea police clash with protesters over ferry disaster 18 Apr 2015

SEOUL, April 19 - South Korean police clashed on Saturday with thousands of protesters, blocking their way to the presidential palace where they hoped to press for more government action in response to a ferry disaster that claimed more than 300 lives a year ago.

Sloppy Japan beat hosts Korea in Asia Championship opener 18 Apr 2015

- Japan beat South Korea 56-30 in the inaugural Asia Rugby Championship at Incheon on Saturday but their bonus-point win failed to impress coach Eddie Jones who criticised his team's "rubbish" performance.

Rugby-Sloppy Japan beat hosts Korea in Asia Championship opener 18 Apr 2015

April 18 - Japan beat South Korea 56-30 in the inaugural Asia Rugby Championship at Incheon on Saturday but their bonus-point win failed to impress coach Eddie Jones who criticised his team's "rubbish" performance.

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Kim calm and collected in gusty Hawaii 18 Apr 2015

April 17 – LPGA Tour rookie Kim Sei-young held firm in windy conditions to take over the solo lead after the third round of the South Korean-dominated LOTTE Championship in Hawaii on Friday.

Golf-Kim calm and collected in gusty Hawaii 18 Apr 2015

April 17 - LPGA Tour rookie Kim Sei-young held firm in windy conditions to take over the solo lead after the third round of the South Korean-dominated LOTTE Championship in Hawaii on Friday.

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North Korea warns U.S. envoy of 'bigger mishap' than a knife attack 17 Apr 2015

SEOUL - A North Korean propaganda unit said the U.S. ambassador to South Korea could face a "bigger mishap" than the knife attack to his face last month if he does not stop insulting North Korea with "laughable" accusations.

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North Korea warns U.S. envoy of 'bigger mishap' than a knife attack 17 Apr 2015

SEOUL - A North Korean propaganda unit said the U.S. ambassador to South Korea could face a "bigger mishap" than the knife attack to his face last month if he does not stop insulting North Korea with "laughable" accusations.

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Afghan blast kills 33; president blames Islamic State

JALALABAD, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad killed 33 people and injured more than 100 on Saturday, setting off a blast outside a bank where government workers collect salaries, the city's police chief said. | Video