World Bulletin / News Desk
A set of human remains retrieved from the salvaged Sewol ferry wreck has been identified as one of four students who remained unaccounted for following the 2014 disaster, officials said Friday.
Nine victims were left unaccounted for, and the 145-metre Sewol was raised in March to search for them.
Bones retrieved Tuesday from the third floor of the salvaged ship matched X-rays and dental records from Huh Da-Yun, the maritime ministry said in a press statement.
She is the first of the missing students from Danwon high school to be identified following the raising of the wreck, after a piece of bone recovered two weeks ago from the sea bed where the ship had been lying was confirmed as belonging to one of two missing teachers from the institution.
Seven others still unaccounted for include the other teacher, three students and three other passengers.
The Sewol sinking and botched rescue efforts dealt a crushing blow to now-ousted president Park Geun-Hye.
Investigations concluded the disaster was the result of numerous human factors, including an illegal redesign, an overloaded cargo bay and inexperienced crew.
Ri Yong-ho told the General Assembly that Trump's vow to "totally destroy" his country if necessary had made "our rockets' visit to the entire US mainland all the more inevitable."
The China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC) said in a statement late Saturday that study of infrasonic data determined "the incident is not a nuclear explosion, but had the nature of a natural earthquake".
The hermit state's foreign minister meanwhile derided Donald Trump as "mentally deranged" at the United Nations, while the US president fired back on Twitter with fresh threats.
Bangladesh's four mobile phone providers were threatened with fines if they provide any of the nearly 430,000 newly arrived refugees from Myanmar with phone plans while the ban is in force.
Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency said the number of people fleeing their homes surrounding the volcano had tripled since Friday amid growing alarm that Mount Agung could erupt at any moment.
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the bombing in the west of the Afghan capital.
Foreign Minister Alan Peter Cayetano said the country, being a sovereign nation, expects respects from the United Nations
Such set-piece rallies, organised by the authorities, are a regular feature of political life in Pyongyang, and are intended as a physical demonstration of popular support for the leadership.
Passage of Bangsamoro Basic Law will convince other Moro rebel groups to disarm and unite, says MILF's Ghazali Jaafar
Punjab and Haryana High Court frees 3 rape convicts on bail, blame victim for act
It could be at least another two weeks before the outcome is known after Prime Minister Bill English's National party fell just short of confirming a fourth-term in power.
Sea King Helicopter fires missile in open sea and successfully hits target, says navy spokesman
The epicenter is roughly the same as that of a previous shallow earthquake on September 3, which turned out to be caused by a North Korean nuclear test, the official Xinhua news agency said.
No Indian role under new US South Asia and Afghanistan policy is acceptable, says Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif
Duterte: "We will not celebrate, after all have been said and done, we will just go out quietly. No one wins this war."
Moreover, the death risk for the Rakhine natives continues due to malnutrition and unsanitary environment even after they flee to Bangladesh.