An earthquake, measuring magnitude 6.1, has struck western Japan, with no immediate reports of damage.
At least 58 people have been injured, after the engine of a water taxi exploded, as it pulled into a pier, in the Thai capital, Bangkok.
A Hindu priest has been stabbed to death, by suspected Islamist militants, at a temple, in Bangladesh, while a devotee attempting to aid the priest was shot and wounded.
At least 85 people have been killed, in Taiwan, after a cold snap hit East Asia, while a further 60,000 tourists were stranded in South Korea.
At least 14 people have been killed, and a further 27 injured, following an overnight bus crash, in Karuizawa, Japan.
An earthquake, measuring magnitude 6.1, has struck off the coast of Japan’s Hokkaido island, to the west of the city of Asahikawa.
An earthquake, measuring magnitude 4.5, has struck northern Japan, with authorities saying there was no risk of a tsunami.
A fire, which broke out at a nuclear power plant, in Japan, has been successfully put out, with no reported danger to the public from the facility.
North Korea has said that it successfully conducted a nuclear test, with Japan and South Korea have said a recorded earthquake in the area proved the test ‘likely’ happened.
At least six people have been injured, following a bomb attack, on a Hindu gathering, in Bangladesh.