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2 Oct
Tension is mounting at the Hong Kong government office in the Central district, with reports of protesters scuffling with police.
2 Oct
At least three people are killed when a Taliban suicide bomber attacks an Afghan army bus in Kabul, the fourth such attack since Monday.
2 Oct
Japan's stock markets were rattled after a trading error caused more than $600bn (£370bn) worth of orders to be made and then cancelled.
2 Oct
Rescue workers in Japan recover more bodies from Mount Ontake, bringing to 47 the number of those killed by Saturday's surprise volcanic eruption.
2 Oct
A charity in the Indian city of Udaipur describes how it rescued a stray dog which fell into a pool of hot tar which then solidified around the animal.
2 Oct
Three Burmese workers are questioned over the killing of two British tourists in Thailand, according to local reports.
2 Oct
Afghanistan's new President, Ashraf Ghani, says he is resuming the investigation into a banking fraud, said to be one of the largest in the world.
1 Oct
The Philippines says it will not participate in "impossible or unclear" UN peacekeeping missions after a rebel ambush in the Syrian Golan Heights.
1 Oct
At least seven Afghan soldiers are killed in a suicide bomb attack targeting a bus carrying troops in the capital, Kabul.
1 Oct
Indian PM Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama call for a "new agenda" between their countries during Mr Modi's two-day visit to the US.
1 Oct
Five men accused of being part of a hacking ring that stole pre-release video games and put a prototype Xbox One on sale have been charged.
1 Oct
At least 12 people have died after two passenger trains collided in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, railway officials say.
2 Oct
David Loyn has been speaking to the US commander of international forces in Afghanistan who says "there is no credible intelligence of operations by the Islamic State" in the country.
2 Oct
Andrew North visits New Delhi railway station to see if Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Clean India' drive is proving a success.
2 Oct
Taiwanese students are holding rallies to demonstrate their support for Hong Kong and express concern over Beijing's response to the Occupy movement.
1 Oct
12 more bodies have been recovered by rescue workers from from Mount Ontake, bringing to 48 the number of those killed by Saturday's volcanic eruption.
2 Oct
Ali Moore reports on how the protests have affected Hong Kong's status as a shopping destination.
2 Oct
Thousands of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong have been using an app called Firechat to talk to each other 'off-the-grid'.
1 Oct
Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi and US President Barack Obama are looking to expand economic ties following a meeting at the White House.
2 Oct
Papers back Hong Kong chief executive, saying he has Beijing's full support.
2 Oct
Mixed emotions as Mary Kom wins Gold while Sarita Devi 'loses' at Asian Games.
1 Oct
A team of engineering students from the University of New South Wales in Australia has created a robotic couch to travel around campus.
1 Oct
Hunters in Kazakhstan try to preserve the rare Tazy breed
30 Sep
Andy Murray follows up his first title for 15 months with a hard-fought win over Poland's Jerzy Janowicz at the China Open.
1 Oct
Wang Dan, who helped lead the Tiananmen Square student movement in 1989, says Hong Kong protests have inspired a new generation - but says an endgame is needed.
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