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Lee Joon-seok the captain of the sunken ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast, leaves a court which issued his arrest warrant in Mokpo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 19, 2014. The investigation into South Korea's ferry disaster focused on the sharp turn it took just before it began listing and on the possibility that a quicker evacuation order by the captain could have saved lives, officials said Friday, as rescuers struggled to find some 270 people still missing and feared dead. Yonhap News Agency Associated Press
Lee Joon-seok, South Korea ferry captain, faces 5 charges

The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need — three of whom were seen lifeless in the drowned vessel by a diver who was unable to get them out.

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  • Lee Joon-seok the captain of the sunken ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast, leaves a court which issued his arrest warrant in Mokpo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 19, 2014. The investigation into South Korea's ferry disaster focused on the sharp turn it took just before it began listing and on the possibility that a quicker evacuation order by the captain could have saved lives, officials said Friday, as rescuers struggled to find some 270 people still missing and feared dead. Yonhap News Agency Associated PressLee Joon-seok, South Korea ferry captain, faces 5 charges

    The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need — three of whom were seen lifeless in the drowned vessel by a diver who was unable to get them out.

  • A masked pro-Russian activist guard looks through a window of the regional administration building seized earlier in Donetsk, Ukraine. insurgents in more than 10 cities do not recognize Ukraine's interim government as legitimate and will not leave the buildings until the government resigns. Sergei Grits Associated PressUkraine crisis: Pro-Russia militants shrug off Geneva deal

    Pro-Russian insurgents defiantly refused Friday to surrender their weapons or give up government buildings in eastern Ukraine, despite a diplomatic accord reached in Geneva and overtures from the government in Kyiv.

  • Rabbi Pinchas Vyshetsky at his synagogue in Donetsk, holding up one of the leaflets. About 50 flyers were handed out, as members of the Jewish community were leaving their synagogue after a service on the eve of Passover earlier this week. Derek Stoffel CBC NewsAnti-Semitic flyers rattle eastern Ukraine's Jewish community: Derek Stoffel

    Flyers handed out in Ukraine's eastern Donetsk region saying Jews need to register with the pro-Russian authorities or face deportation and the loss of property is a worrying development for the Jewish community as the country struggles through a deep political crisis, CBC's Derek Stoffel reports.

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