Monday's bombing at a Hindu shrine at a downtown junction killed at least 20 people, including several Asian tourists who were praying. Police said a second botched attack Tuesday at a pier used the same type of explosive.
Hundreds of people were injured by huge explosions in the Chinese port of Tianjin shortly before midnight Wednesday, which sent out massive fireballs into the sky and shattered windows several miles away.
A South Korean man was in life-threatening condition on Thursday after setting himself on fire during an anti-Japan protest in Seoul. The rally was staged ahead of the 70th anniversary of the Allied victory in World War II on Saturday that freed the Korean Peninsula from Japanese colonial rule.