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Sunday 14 July 2013
The third person to die from injuries sustained when an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 crashed in San Francisco has been identified as a 15-year-old classmate of the two earlier victims.
US TV station apologises for broadcasting racially offensive names of San Francisco plane crash pilots
Saturday 13 July 2013
Presenters read out fake names of pilots aboard Asiana Airlines flight 214
Wednesday 10 July 2013
The former world triple jump champion has endured a difficult spell spanning back before the London Olympics
Wednesday 10 July 2013
Kaesong shut down in April amid heightened tensions in the region
San Francisco plane crash: Dead Chinese teenagers Wang Linjia and Ye Minguan were at start of US college tour
Monday 08 July 2013
Coroner orders probe to determine whether rescuers ran over one of the teenagers who died
Pilots of Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 from Seoul that crashed at San Francisco airport tried to abort just before landing plane
Sunday 07 July 2013
Official says the plane was travelling “significantly below” its target landing speed when it crashed, killing two Chinese teenagers
Friday 05 July 2013
The complex generated nearly $2 bn a year in cross-border trade
Thursday 04 July 2013
Outlook The spectacular ability of Japan's cosy establishment to shoot itself in both feet rarely fails to amaze. After conducting the biggest cover-up of one of the biggest frauds in the country's history, the former bosses of the cameras giant Olympus managed to walk free from the Tokyo court yesterday morning. This despite the fact that they pleaded guilty, and despite justifiable demands from the prosecution that they serve up to five years' jail.
Wednesday 03 July 2013
A dismantlable research station created in the icy wastes for the British Antarctic Survey has been shortlisted for a global architecture award.
Thursday 27 June 2013
North Korea has been blamed for previous cyberattacks on South Korean banks and government
Sunday 16 June 2013
Talks aim at cooling relations after leader Kim Jong-un threatened nuclear war earlier this year
North and South Korea ditch breakthrough talks set for this week - because they can't agree who should lead delegations
Tuesday 11 June 2013
Meeting promised a cool in relations after a tense few months on the peninsula
Monday 10 June 2013
Meeting could cool relations after a tense few months
Thursday 06 June 2013
The talks will be the Koreas' first government-level negotiations since South Korean President Park Geun-hye took office in February
Mammoth discovery? Jurassic Park takes a step closer to reality as Russian scientists find 'blood' in woolly mammoth
Thursday 30 May 2013
Discovery in Siberia passed on to researchers who hope to clone extinct animal
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
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- 4 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 5 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'