A very large South Korean cargo ship with 24 people on board has reportedly gone missing in the South Atlantic, off the coast of South America, having recently departed from Brazil.
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.
The estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has been killed at an airport in Malaysia, in what is believed to have been an assassination.
At least three Chinese fishermen have reportedly been killed, after clashing with South Korean coastguard officials, while being boarded in South Korean waters.
At least two people have been killed, and a further 13 injured, following an explosion on a ferry, off the coast of a popular Indonesian tourist island.
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.
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.
A Japanese citizen has been shot and killed, in Bangladesh, the second foreigner to be killed this week.
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.