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South Korean Coast Guard police officers on a boat carry the body of a passenger believed to have been trapped in the sunken ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, April 20, 2014.
Maritime Disaster   Photos   Rescue Operation   S Korea   Wikipedia: 2014 South Korean ferry capsizing
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S.Korea president likens ferry tragedy to murder
Mon 21 Apr 2014
JINDO, South Korea - South Korean President Park Geun-hye said on Monday the actions of the captain and crew of a ferry that sank last week with hundreds feared dead were tantamount to murder, as... (photo: AP / Lee Jin-man)
President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington
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Asia seeks Obama's assurance in territorial spats
Sun 20 Apr 2014
WASHINGTON -- As President Barack Obama travels through Asia this coming week, he will confront a region that's warily watching the crisis in Ukraine through the prism of its own territorial tensions... (photo: AP / Evan Vucci)
rolled sushi  The Japan News  Sun 20 Apr 2014
‘Smiling Sushi Roll’ offers treat for the eyes
By Kumi Matsumaru / Japan News Staff Writer“You might find my sushi rolls surprising or funny, or you might even find them disgusting. That is all OK; my rolls are a form of art rather than food,”... (photo: Creative Commons / Sandstein)
Food   Health   Photos   Tokyo   Wikipedia: Sushi
President Barack Obama gestures next to Vice President Joe Biden, as he speaks during a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House, in Washington, on Wednesday, April 17, 2013  New Straits/Business Times  Sun 20 Apr 2014
Obama to ‘rebalance US to Asia’
BOLSTERING ALLIANCES: Presidential tour set to improve ties amid geopolitical tension in the region PRESIDENT Barack Obama will use an Asian tour beginning next week to bolster US alliances in... (photo: AP / Manuel Balce Ceneta)
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President Barack Obama waves as he walks across the South Lawn of the White House during his arrival on Marine One helicopter, early Thursday morning, Feb. 20, 2014, in Washington. Obama was returning from the seventh trilateral North American Leaders Summit in Toluca, Mexico. The Japan News Sat 19 Apr 2014
Obama will visit Meiji Jingu, museum during tour
By Takashi Imai / Yomiuri Shimbun Correspondent WASHINGTON—The White House said Friday that U.S. President Barack Obama will visit Meiji Jingu shrine during his stay in... (photo: AP / Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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President Barack Obama talks with President Hassan Rouhani of Iran during a phone call in the Oval Office, Sept. 27, 2013. The Times of India Sat 19 Apr 2014
Barack Obama to bolster US 'rebalance' to Asia
WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama will use an Asian tour beginning next week to bolster US alliances in the region at a time of increased geopolitical tension. Obama is... (photo: White House / Pete Souza)
Asia   Photos   Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP)   USA   Wikipedia: Barack Obama
For $3000, you can own one of the world's smallest cafés Treehugger Fri 18 Apr 2014
For $3000, you can own one of the world's smallest cafés
Move over, Starbucks. The future of hip coffee might come from baristas on bikes, and Wheely's wants to get you turning the wheels of an ecological café bike. The trend... (photo: WN / marzena)
Business   Coffee   Photos   Starbucks   Wikipedia: Starbucks
Coldplay Entertainment Wise Thu 17 Apr 2014
Coldplay Announce Six Worldwide Tour Dates To Promote 'Ghost Stories' Album
Coldplay have just announced that they'll be heading out on a mini tour later this month which will see the indie band play six dates in different cities around the world... (photo: Public Domain / Zerorules677)
Coldplay   Gossip   Photos   Singer   Wikipedia: Coldplay
Boeing 777-300ER First Class. There are four variations of the first class cabin, although the Singapore Airlines Suites class is designated by Singapore Airlines as a "Class Beyond First"[99] and uses a different fare code (R) (see above). The Examiner Thu 17 Apr 2014
Singapore Airlines suites provide ultimate travel luxury
Passengers flying between Singapore, New York, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Sydney, Tokyo, Hong Kong, London, Paris, Zurich and Frankfurt on Singapore Airlines (SQ) have... (photo: Creative Commons / Altair)
Airlines   Luxury Travel   Photos   Singapore   Wikipedia: Singapore Airlines
The Tōbu 50000 series (東武50000系?) is a commuter EMU operated by Tōbu Railway in Japan and manufactured by Hitachi, Ltd. to its "A-train" concept. The trains resemble the Seibu 20000 series EMUs, and represent the first use of aluminium body cars on Tōbu commuter trains. They are also the first Tōbu trains to feature bilingual (Japanese and English) automated passenger announcements. BBC News Wed 16 Apr 2014
Hitachi seals £2.7bn train-building deal
Japanese firm Hitachi has secured £2.7bn of funding for its contract to bring new high-speed trains to a key London to Scotland route. The UK government announced that... (photo: GFDL / Lover of Romance)
Funding   Japanese   Photos   Train   Wikipedia: Hitachi


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