×
Breaking News apps
Find out first with the Breaking News app
Download our free app for Android, Windows Phone, and more

Thailand

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

12 WHOA!

North and South Korea tensions

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

67 WHOA!

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

16 WHOA!

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

42 WHOA!

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

32 WHOA!

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

30 WHOA!

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

28 WHOA!

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

24 WHOA!

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

End of note
24 WHOA!

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

End of alert
21 WHOA!

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

End of alert
55 WHOA!

South Korea

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

13 WHOA!

Ebola outbreak 2014

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

23 WHOA!

South Korea

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

31 WHOA!

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

26 WHOA!

North and South Korea tensions

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

27 WHOA!

South Korea

South Korea central bank cuts interest rates for 2nd time in 3 months in attempt to boost economy - @Reuters

3 WHOA!

South Korea

China urges South Korea to free 3 detained fishermen despite illegal fishing - @YonhapNews

13 WHOA!

North and South Korea tensions

North Korea warns of rupture in dialogue with South over launch of anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets - @AFP

37 WHOA!

North and South Korea tensions

North Korean state media says high-level talks agreed upon with with the South 1 week ago are now all but scrapped due to the launch of anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets - @AFP

26 WHOA!