31 August 2014 Last updated at 01:10

EU sets Russia sanctions ultimatum

The EU gives Russia one week to reduce its military involvement in Ukraine or face new sanctions, as Ukraine's leader talks of the "point of no return".

Pakistani opposition protesters throw stones towards police in Islamabad (30 August 2014)Pakistan protesters in police clash

More than 250 are injured as police in Islamabad fire tear gas at protesters marching on the residence of Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif.

A Iraqi Turkmen fighter in Amerli. Photo: 4 August 2014'Slow progress' in Iraq Amerli push

The Iraqi army, Shia militias and Kurdish fighters are reported to be making slow progress in breaking the siege of the Amerli town in the north.

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