3 September 2014 Last updated at 01:02

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Fighters from a militant Islamic group in Afghanistan, allied to the Taliban, tell the BBC they are considering joining forces with Islamic State.


A protester picks up a tear gas canister to throw back towards police during a clash in Islamabad (1 September 2014)Pakistan MPs hold emergency session

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif seeks to gain support in an emergency joint session of parliament as protesters on the streets of Islamabad call for his resignation.

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A UK activist who campaigns for better labour conditions goes on trial in Thailand charged with criminal defamation.

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