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Troops return Pakistan TV to air
Pakistan's national television channel is back on air after security forces remove anti-government protesters from its headquarters in Islamabad.
Official 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.
Woman has boy after swim to safety
An Indian woman who swam nearly a kilometre across a raging monsoon river to avoid a home birth delivers a baby boy in hospital.
Nuclear vow at Japan-India talks
India's PM Narendra Modi and Japan's Shinzo Abe agree at their summit to speed up talks on a nuclear energy pact.
Three dead in China school stabbing
At least three children have died and six people were injured in a knife attack on a school in China's central Hubei province, state media report.
Man 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.
Amitabh Bachchan in Twitter landmark
Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan crosses over 10 million followers on Twitter.
China factory growth misses forecast
China's manufacturing activity misses expectations in August, indicating that the country's economy may be losing momentum.
India unveils new village toilets
An Indian charity unveils 108 new lavatories in a village which gained notoriety when two young girls were found hanged from a tree there in May.
Philippine troops in Syria rescued
Thirty-two Philippine peacekeepers trapped by rebels in the Syrian Golan Heights are rescued, and another 40 escape.
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