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.
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 Korean health officials have reported four new cases of MERS in the country, while the health ministry described the outbreak as now being ‘at a crossroads’, rather than ‘levelling off’ as previously described.
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.
An American soldier has been discovered dead at a United States army base in South Korea, while his Japan-based intelligence battalion conducted training exercises there.
Two guards have been killed after unidentified gunmen attacked the South Korean Embassy in the Libyan capital Tripoli.
Two short range missile were reportedly fired into the sea by North Korea, as the annual joint military drills began between South Korea and the United States.
Three people have been killed by a gunman in an apartment in Hwaseong, South Korea, according to local officials, in the second shooting in South Korea in a week.
At least three people have been killed in a shooting in a convenience store, which the suspect then set alight, in South Korea’s Sejong City.
South Korea’s spy chief has announced that a teenager who went missing in Turkey last month has probably become the first known South Korean to be a part of the Islamic State terrorist group.