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By Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press
Air raid sirens have sounded on a South Korean island and residents evacuated to underground shelters after North Korea fired more than 20 missiles, at least one of them in its direction and landing near the rivals' tense sea border.
By Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press
South Korean officials are facing tough questions about preparations for Halloween celebrations and demands for accountability after a crowd surge at the festivities left more than 150 people dead.
In our news wrap Sunday, South Korea grieves after a fatal crowd crush in Seoul, terrorist group al-Shabab claimed responsibility for Saturday's bombings in Somalia's capital, at least 80 people died in a bridge collapse in India, polls have closed…
Concerned relatives raced to hospitals in search of their loved ones Sunday as South Korea mourned the deaths of more than 150 people, mostly in their 20s and 30s, who got trapped and crushed after a huge Halloween party crowd…
By Kim Tong-Hyung, Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press
By Associated Press
As he watched a dozen or more unconscious partygoers carried out from a narrow backstreet packed with youngsters dressed like movie characters, an overwhelmed Ken Fallas couldn’t process what was happening.
It happened at a music festival in Houston, a soccer stadium in England, during a hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, in a Chicago nightclub, and countless other gatherings: Large crowds surge toward exits, onto playing fields or press up against a stage…
In our news wrap Saturday, more than 140 people died in a stampede at a Halloween festival in Seoul, two car bombs killed scores of people in Somalia's capital city, Iran's Revolutionary Guard issued an ultimatum to protestors, Russia said…
At least 120 people were killed and 100 more were injured as they were crushed by a large crowd pushing forward on a narrow street during Halloween festivities in the capital of Seoul, South Korean officials said.
Park Won-soon, the three-term mayor of South Korea's capital, a fierce critic of economic inequality who was seen as a potential presidential candidate in 2022, was found dead early Friday. He was 64.
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