Germany has announced the country’s first death from the MERS virus, following the death of a 65-year-old man from complications stemming from the disease.
South Korea has reported 12 new cases and one new death of MERS, bringing the total infected numbers to 138 and the 14th death from the virus, as the country suffers from an outbreak of the disease.
Hong Kong health authorities have announced that two people have been tested for carrying MERS virus, an outbreak of which is currently affecting South Korea, with 122 cases now reported.
South Korean officials have announced that a seventh person has died from an outbreak of MERS, while another eight cases of the disease have been identified in the country.
South Korean officials have announced the first two deaths of an outbreak of MERS in the country, which has infected 25 people in two weeks, as they attempt to isolate and contain the outbreak.
A South Korean army reservist went on a shooting spree, killing one soldier and injuring three others, before shooting himself dead.
Two men, arrested by North Korean authorities in March on suspicion of spying for South Korea, have claimed in interviews with CNN to have spied for the South Korean intelligence agency.
Chinese military forces will support investigations into three murders in the area near the border with North Korea, an army spokesperson has said.
Two guards have been killed after unidentified gunmen attacked the South Korean Embassy in the Libyan capital Tripoli.