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South Korean prime minister resigns

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South Korea's Prime Minister Chung Hong-Won tendered his resignation on Sunday over the sinking of a passenger ferry that left more than 300 people dead or missing. 

South Korean Prime Minister Chung Hong-won, pictured during a visit to Helsinki, Finland, on October 24, 2013

"I offer my apology for having been unable to prevent this accident from happening and unable to properly respond to it afterwards," he said.

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