Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has sacked his deputy, four ministers and an attorney general investigating the premier for corruption. Critics have called the prime minister's reshuffle a "purge."
India is mourning the passing of its former president and top scientist APJ Abdul Kalam, who died on Monday. Known as "the people's president," he also played a major role in the country's nuclear and space programs.
Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-Ahn has said the MERS threat is over and South Koreans "can now be free from worry." The outbreak forced thousands into quarantine and wreaked havoc on the nation's economy.