KARACHI (AFP) - Pakistan released 45 Indian fishermen on Friday, a prison official said, following an order from the prime minister as a goodwill gesture.
SEOUL, South Korea (AFP) - North Korea on Friday accused South Korean President Park Geun Hye of hurting the dignity of its leadership and slammed her as "a confrontation maniac".
ISLAMABAD (AP) - The US Embassy says an American diplomat accidentally killed a pedestrian while driving in the Pakistani capital.
KABUL (Reuters) - Several large explosions rocked a busy area in the centre of the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Friday with Reuters witnesses describing shooting in the area.
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - Five climbers including two Hungarians and a South Korean are missing on the world's third-highest mountain and feared dead, a mountaineering official said on Friday.