South Korean President Park Geun-hye has been removed by office by a court decision, with at least two people killed in protests outside the court building.
At least 10 people have died, and a further eight are missing, after a fishing boat capsized, off the coast of South Korea.
North Korea has ordered its troops on war footing, against South Korea, after an ultimatum to stop propaganda broadcasts, or face military action, was rejected.
South Korea’s outbreak of the MERS virus appears to have ‘levelled off’, according to one South Korean health official, as the country reported just one new case, a day after Thailand announced its first.
A knife-wielding attacker, believed to be a Korean nationalist, has slashed the face of the US ambassador to South Korea in an attack at a forum in Seoul.