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  • JINDO-GUN, SOUTH KOREA - APRIL 16: In this handout image provided by the Republic of Korea Coast Guard, passengers are rescued by the Republic of Korea Coast Guard from a ferry sinking off the coast of Jindo Island on April 16, 2014 in Jindo-gun, South Korea. The ferry identified as the Sewol was carrying about 470 passengers, including students and teachers, traveling to Jeju island. Credit Handout/Getty Images

    South Korean coastguards and navy divers resumed their search on Thursday for nearly 280 people still missing after a ferry capsized in what could be the country's worst maritime disaster in over 20 years.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 16, 2014, 1:16 PM EDT
  • The logo of Samsung Electronics is displayed on a glass door at their headquarters in Seoul on November 6, 2013.

    The substance is a form of carbon more durable than steel and flexible used in displays and wearables.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 04, 2014, 10:30 AM EDT
  • The cross border firing came on the same day U.S. Marines (pictured) took part in a joint landing operation by US and South Korean Marines in Pohang, 270 kms southeast of Seoul.

    North Korea fired more than 100 artillery rounds into South Korean waters, prompting the South to fire back, officials in Seoul said, but the exercise appeared to be more saber rattling from Pyongyang.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 31, 2014, 10:12 AM EDT