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North and South Korea tensions

South Korean news agency: North Korea fires short-range missiles into the sea - @YonhapNews

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North and South Korea tensions

South Korean man acquitted after retweeting posts by North Korea - @AFP

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Asia

Asia markets at midday: Kospi up 0.3%, HK up 0.2%, Sensex up 0.2%, Taiex down 0.2%, Shanghai down 0.4% at break, Nikkei down 0.5%, ASX down 0.5% - @KitchenNews via @MarketWatch

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North and South Korea tensions

North Koreans working in South Korean factories in Kaesong fall ill after possible exposure to toxic chemicals - @AFP

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North and South Korea tensions

South Korea re-joins thorny negotiations over North Korea's participation in September's Asian Games - @Reuters

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South Korea

5 people killed, 5 others missing after heavy rains hit South Korea, rescuers say - @AFP

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South Korea

1 killed and at least 4 missing after bus washed away by floods in Changwon, South Korea - @YonhapNews

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Illinois

South Korea beats Illinois 8-4 to win the Little League World Series - @ESPN

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Chicago, IL, US

Photo: The Little League World Series championship game begins with Chicago battling Korea for the title - @lizfrantz

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Asia

Asian martkets at midday: Taiex up 1.3%, Kospi up 0.6%, HK up 0.4%, ASX up 0.3%, Shanghai up 0.2% at break, Nikkei flat - @KitchenNews via @MarketWatch

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South Korea

Pope Francis leaves South Korea after 5-day trip urging peace - @AP

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South Korea

Photo: Pope Francis poses for a selfie with a young Catholic activitst in South Korea - @itvnews

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South Korea

Photo: Huge crowd in front of Seoul's Gwanghwamun Gate; Pope Francis about to beatify 124 Catholic martyrs - @WilliamsJon

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Asia

China blocks travel for some hoping to join youth celebration for first papal visit to Asia in 15 years - @Reuters

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North and South Korea tensions

North Korea officials: Rocket firing earlier this week not timed to coincide with papal visit to South - @Reuters

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Japan war shrine visits

Japan PM Shinzo Abe's offering to Tokyo war dead shrine on anniversary of Japan's defeat in WWII angers South Korea and China - @reuters

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North and South Korea tensions

North Korea launches several missiles into the sea to coincide with a visit by Pope Francis to South Korea - @SkyNews

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Ebola outbreak 2014

Korean Air Lines says it will suspend flights to and from Nairobi, Kenya, to prevent spread of Ebola - @Reuters

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North and South Korea tensions

South Korean Defense Ministry says North Korea fired short-range projectiles into the sea - @AP

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South Korea

South Korea's central bank lowers key interest rate for 1st time in 15 months - @AP

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