29 August 2014 Last updated at 14:58

Media mull Western response to Ukraine crisisPapers compilation

Many newspapers in Russia continue to dismiss reports of a Russian military offensive in Ukraine while there is bitterness in Ukrainian media at the reluctance of the US and Europe to intervene.

Russia and Ukraine newspaper front pagesRussian media report 'invasion'

Reports that Russian troops are intervening directly in the fighting in south-east Ukraine have started to appear in Russian media, despite repeated denials from the Kremlin.

Turkish newspaper Hurriyet front page with headline saying, "Londoner executioner"Global media aghast at Foley murder

The release of a video showing the beheading of an American journalist held hostage in Syria by the militant jihadist group Islamic State (IS) sent shock waves of horror around the world.

Guides and background

Ibrahim Mahlab Egypt's new premier

Ibrahim Mahlab, a former construction company chief with a reputation as a "doer", is Egypt's new prime minister.

Media review

  • Tiananmen Square in BeijingChina media

    Papers say the Shanghai Co-operation military drill "is not aimed at the US or Japan".

  • Mr Modi has promised to boost India's trade and economic ties with JapanIndian media

    Media welcome PM Narendra Modi's attempts to boost ties with Japan.

Features & Analysis

News from Elsewhere

More from BBC Monitoring

  • BBC Monitoring logoAbout BBC Monitoring

    Reports and analysis from TV, radio, web and print media around the world

  • Country profiles logoCountry Profiles

    An instant guide to the history, politics and economics of countries and territories

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.