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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
  • POHANG, SOUTH KOREA - MARCH 31: South Korean Marine's Landing Vehicle Tracked (LVT) move their position during the U.S. and South Korean Marines joint landing operation at Pohang seashore on March 31, 2014 in Pohang, South Korea. It has been reported by South Korean media that the scale of this annual joint exercise is one of the largest in the past. Credit Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images

    China is calling for calm in the Korean peninsula after an exchange of artillery fire between North and South Korea near a maritime border.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 31, 2014, 5:16 PM EDT