1 September 2014 Last updated at 09:56

Troops return Pakistan state TV to airPakistani protesters hold sticks and chant slogans after intruding into the state television building in Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014.

Pakistan's national television channel is back on air after security forces remove anti-government protesters from its headquarters in Islamabad.

Pro-democracy lawmakers display placards against Li Fei, deputy secretary general of the National People's Congress' Standing Committee, during a briefing session in Hong Kong Monday, 1 Sept 2014Official heckled amid HK poll anger

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists disrupt a speech by a Beijing official, a day after China ruled out a direct leadership election in 2017.

A police officer with a high powered weapon scans the ground from a helicopter for a gunman on 1 September 2014,after two people were killed and another injured in Ashburton, New ZealandMan held over New Zealand killings

Police in New Zealand detain a man suspected of shooting two people dead and injuring a third at an unemployment office.

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