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North and South Korea tensions

North Korea claims South Korean conservative activists' distribution of anti-Pyongyang leaflets is tantamount to 'declaration of war' - @YonhapNews

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South Korea

Report: South Korean economy expands 0.9% in 3rd quarter as private consumption shows signs of recovery - @YonhapNews

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South Korea

Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Defense Hagel to meet with their South Korean counterparts in Washington Friday - @NBCNews

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South Korea

South Korea conducts nationwide anti-disaster drill in the wake of a series of deadly accidents - @YonhapNews

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Thailand

Thai authorities resume search for missing South Koreans after boat crashes near Phuket - @AFP

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North and South Korea tensions

South and North Korea exchange fire across their heavily fortified border, no reports of casualties - @YonhapNews

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Japan war shrine visits

Japanese cabinet member visits Tokyo war shrine day after PM Shinzo Abe angered China and South Korea by sending ritual offering to same shrine - @Reuters

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Ventilation collapse at South Korean concert, Oct. 17, 2014

Man involved in planning South Korea concert where 16 people died is found dead in apparent suicide - @AP

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North and South Korea tensions

North Korea denounces South Korean President Park Geun-hye after Park urged the North to give up its nuclear weapons and improve its human rights - @YonhapNews

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Ventilation collapse at South Korean concert, Oct. 17, 2014

Update: Local government confirms 16 dead after ventilation grate collapse at concert in South Korea - @josungkim, @hohocho

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Ventilation collapse at South Korean concert, Oct. 17, 2014

Photo: Rescue workers stand around collapsed ventilation grate at outdoor theater in Seongnam, South Korea - @YonhapNews via @XHNews

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Ventilation collapse at South Korean concert, Oct. 17, 2014

Photo: People gather around collapsed ventilation grate at outdoor theater in Seongnam, south of Seoul, South Korea - @YonhapNews via @NBCNews

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Ventilation collapse at South Korean concert, Oct. 17, 2014

Editor's note: According to @W7VOA, about 700 people were at the concert venue in South Korea where a ventilation grate collapsed and killed at least 15 people. We'll continue to monitor the story and note any significant increase in death or injury tolls. - Aaron

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Ventilation collapse at South Korean concert, Oct. 17, 2014

More: Rescue effort ongoing after ventilation collapse at pop concert in Seongnam, South Korea; most victims were young students, local media report - @hohocho

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Ventilation collapse at South Korean concert, Oct. 17, 2014

At least 15 dead, 11 injured after ventilation grate collapses at concert in Seongnam, South Korea, fire officials say - @YonhapNews, @hohocho

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South Korea

South Korean stocks down 0.95% as foreign investors offload holdings - @YonhapNews

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Ebola outbreak 2014

South Korea to send disaster relief team to West Africa, authorities say - @YonhapNews

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South Korea

Nuclear power plant on South Korea's southwestern coast suspends operations due to cracks in steam generator, official says - @YonhapNews

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Japan war shrine visits

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sends ritual offering to a Tokyo shrine to war dead, triggering criticism from China and South Korea - @Reuters

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North and South Korea tensions

High-ranking military officials from North and South Korea reportedly meet secretly to discuss recent border altercations - @Reuters

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