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30 August 2014 Last updated at 19:38 ET

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

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


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.

2013 file pic: Filipino UN peacekeepers cross the Quneitra checkpoint Philippine Syria troops 'attacked'

A group of Philippine peacekeepers trapped by rebels in the Syrian Golan Heights are "under attack", the Philippine defence minister says.

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Soutik Biswas Article written by Soutik Biswas Soutik Biswas Delhi correspondent

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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A woman riding a scooter waits for a traffic signal along a street in Mumbai February 5, 2014.Special report: India Direct

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