North Korea tested missiles and warned it will carry out "merciless strikes" against the US and South Korea. The allies are launching joint military drills.
Hundreds of Hong Kong residents have marched in protest at traders from mainland China buying up goods to make a profit back home. Police fired pepper spray at the crowds.
Police arrested at least 30 people following clashes between protesters and government supporters in the Maldivian capital, Male. The small nation faces political unrest caused by the arrest of former President Nasheed.