The North Korean ship, believed to be a fishing vessel, capsized after crashing with a Japanese patrol boat Okuni some 350 kilometres (217 miles) northwest of Noto peninsula in Ishikawa prefecture in central Japan.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attends ceremony commissioning new Turkish naval corvette and starting construction of ship for Pakistan navy.
The ship is capable of carrying Sikorsky S-70 helicopter or unmanned aircraft, along with the associated armaments, 20 tons of JP-5 aircraft fuel, aerial refueling systems and maintenance facilities.
Turkey's Energy Minister Fatih Donmez says the ship, Yavuz, began operations in an area off the Karpas peninsula where TRNC foreign minister says the meeting between Turkish and Greek Cypriot leaders does not bring much hope to solve the issues.
Russia's defence ministry said at least 14 sailors were killed by toxic fumes from the blaze on a naval research submersible but did not specify how many crew members were aboard.
Authorities said that a tourist has drowned in Switzerland's Lake Geneva after her boat capsized in a driving storm, and another was killed in nearby France after high winds brought down a tree on her campsite.
Iran's foreign ministry spokesman says the incidents near the coast of Fujairah are "worrisome and dreadful" and calls for an investigation into the matter.
The Spanish charity Proactiva Open Arms rescued more than 300 migrants off the coast of Libya and is now docked in the port of Crinavis, in San Roque. It was earlier denied by EU states.
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