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Pakistan court orders release of Hafiz Saeed

A Pakistani court on Wednesday ordered the release from house arrest of Islamist leader Hafiz Saeed, who accused by the United States and India of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai attacks in which 166 people were killed, a prosecutor said.

Indian navy the odd man out in Asia's 'Quad' alliance

The Trump administration is pushing security ties between the United States, India, Japan and Australia, but the revival of the Asian "Quad" must overcome lingering mistrust in New Delhi towards its allies that hampers genuine military cooperation.

Escape from North Korea: video shows defector under fire

A North Korean border guard briefly crossed the border with the South in the chase for a defector last week - a violation of the ceasefire accord between North and South, a video released on Wednesday by the U.N. Command (UNC) in Seoul showed.