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28 August 2014 Last updated at 11:38 ET

Russian media report 'invasion'Russia and Ukraine newspaper front pages

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.

IS Diaspora account for Al-Hayat Media Center promoting high profile English-language video There is No Life Without JihadIslamic State shifts to new platforms after Twitter block

A sustained clampdown on the Twitter presence of Islamic State (IS) has forced the hardline jihadist group to explore less well-known social media platforms.

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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.

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  • Protesters fill in a street during a march at an annual protest in downtown Hong Kong, 1 July 2014China media

    The issue of electoral reform in Hong Kong is back in the media spotlight.

  • Suresh RainaIndian media

    Papers praise India's thumping 133-run win over England in the second one-day international.

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