Almost 300 missing in South Korean ferry disaster

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Rescuers raced to find survivors in an elaborate operation as the ferry gradually went belly-up.

Hundreds missing after South Korea ferry sinks

Hundreds missing after South Korea ferry sinks

A South Korean ferry sank slowly Wednesday night, leaving almost 300 people unaccounted for. The South Korean government said more than 160 had been rescued.

Rescuers seek survivors after S. Korean ferry sinks

Rescuers seek survivors after S. Korean ferry sinks

At least 3 people are dead, dozens are injured and nearly 300 passengers remain missing.

Afghan economy facing serious revenue shortfall

Afghan economy facing serious revenue shortfall

The contraction comes just as foreign funds begin to dry up after a decade of projects to bolster the economy.

On voting day, a spike in violence in Afghanistan

On voting day, a spike in violence in Afghanistan

Hundreds of attacks on April 5 belie a sense of election day calm across Afghanistan.