31 August 2014 Last updated at 04:54

Anti-PM clashes continue in Pakistan

Clashes are continuing in Pakistan between police and protesters demanding the resignation of PM Nawaz Sharif, with 300 reported injured.


2013 file pic: Filipino UN peacekeepers cross the Quneitra checkpoint Philippine troops in Syria rescued

Thirty-two Philippine peacekeepers trapped by rebels in the Syrian Golan Heights are rescued, and another 40 escape.

People take part in a pro-government rally in Hong Kong on August 17, 2014. China warns of Hong Kong 'meddling'

China warns foreign countries against "meddling" in Hong Kong's politics ahead of a crucial announcement on the territory's election process.

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Why India loves to ban films

The move to ban a controversial film on the October 1984 assassination of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi has a sense of deja vu about it.

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