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Recovery divers in Thai boat disaster confronted by underwater tomb

Recovery divers in Thai boat disaster confronted by underwater tomb

A scene of horror in the hull of a sunken boat: mothers still holding babies, their bodies suspended in water as the lower lounge of the Phoenix became a tomb in one of Thailand's worst ever sea disasters.

Japan recalls S Korea envoy over ‘comfort woman’ statue

Japan recalls S Korea envoy over ‘comfort woman’ statue

Japan recalled its ambassador to South Korea yesterday to protest the placing of a statue symbolising victims of Japanese wartime sex slavery outside its consulate in the city of Busan last month.