A 26-year-old third mate was steering a South Korean ferry through a notoriously treacherous waterway for the first time when it tilted and sank, prosecutors said on Saturday.
Lee Jun-seok became the second sea captain in two years to flee a sinking vessel when he left a South Korean ferry as terrified passengers were still struggling to get off.
In towns that form the core of the area under pro-Russian militant control, pressure mounted on political dissenters and the media in ways that are commonplace in Russia.
Syrian insurgents and anti-government activists are reporting near-continuous bombardment of the Old City and the nearby neighborhood of Waer.
After 10 months in captivity in Syria, the French journalists were released on the Turkish-Syrian border on Friday.