2 September 2014
The jury is out on whether Narendra Modi's first 100 days is a radical departure from the past.
Fighters from a militant Islamic group in Afghanistan, allied to the Taliban, tell the BBC they are considering joining forces with Islamic State.
Japan is battling its first outbreak of dengue fever in almost 70 years, with at least 22 people confirmed as being infected.
A dethroned Burmese beauty queen is refusing to hand back her crown until she receives an apology from South Korean organisers.
Shinji Kagawa rejoins Borussia Dortmund from Manchester United, while Real Madrid have loan talks about Javier Hernandez.
China's museum boom hatches roast duck tribute
Why the military holds the key to Pakistan's protests
Narendra Modi's first 100 days as India's prime minister
Nato's role in making the Afghan army sustainable
Can China manage an orderly slowdown in housing sector?
Photographer Arindam Mukherjee with the miners of eastern India
China's decision on Hong Kong raises tensions
Bangladesh's ship breakers face economic challenge
Chinese couples told to smile but hold your breath
Why I stopped wearing the headscarf
Australia and Gaza share ocean views, but not much else
Why stability is all most Pakistanis really want
To get to these churches you must climb sheer rock walls and skirt cliff edges