(06) Around the World 7/20
Rescue workers were searching on Thursday for more than 100 people who went missing after an overcrowded ferry sank near the Indian Ocean archipelago of Zanzibar.
At least 40 people were confirmed dead, and 145 were rescued after the MV Skagit passenger boat capsized on Wednesday.
The vessel had sailed from Tanzania to the archipelago, a popular tourist destination.
The spacecraft that could one day take astronauts to Mars is a step closer to its successful first test flight in 2014.
A replica of the Orion module was dropped from a transport plane in southwestern Arizona on Wednesday to test its parachute landing system.
NASA says the test was successful.
Orion is the most advanced spacecraft in history.
Its mission will be to carry astronauts into deep space, sustain them for a long period, and bring them safely back to Earth.
Brazil's telecom regulator has put in place a tough punitive measure against cell phone providers with poor service.
On Wednesday, Regulator Anatel ordered three leading carriers to stop selling new plans in Brazil's 26 states and the federal district of Brasilia, reflecting rising consumer complaints about their spotty coverage.
The suspension will be effective on Monday and remain in place until the carriers present solid investment plans to improve their service quality.
People in the small northern Romanian village of Sapanta don't necessarily take deaths lightly, but they certainly are more jovial about it.
Visitors to this cemetary pay about 40 cents to stroll past rows of graves and appreciate the witty epitaphs this "Merry Cemetary" has to offer.
But not even tearful families take offense. Instead, it is a place locals are proud of.
[Interview : Liviu, Visitor] "This one has a touch of joy, that's why it's called "Merry Cemetery". For example, the sign on the cross on this grave reads: "Under this heavy cross lies my poor mother-in-law, but all of us are very happy."
Park So-jung, Arirang News
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