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South Korean PM resigns over ferry

South Korea’s prime minister has resigned over the government’s handling of a ferry sinking that left more than 300 people dead or missing. Chung Hong-won ‘s resignation comes amid rising indignation over claims by the victims’ relatives that the government did not do enough to rescue or protect their loved ones. Most of the dead and missing were high school students on a school trip. A spokesman said President Park Geun-hye would accept the resignation, but did not say when Mr Chung would leave office. Officials have taken into custody all 15 people involved in navigating the ferry Sewol, which sank April 16. A prosecutor revealed that investigators were also looking into communications…