1 Sep — Police have now released all 155 members of Penang's Voluntary Patrol Unit (PPS) as of 10.30pm tonight. Earlier this evening, state welfare, caring society and environment committee chairman Phee Boon Poh was released together with a few…
Soldiers from the Pakistan Rangers stop supporters of Tahir ul-Qadri, Sufi cleric and leader of political party Pakistan Awami Tehreek, during Revolution March towards the prime minister's house in Islamabad today. – Reuters pic, September 1, 2014. Read more
Lava estimated to be 6-8 metres thick and flowing at a rate of about 1,000 cubic metres per second from the Bardabunga volcano after an eruption yesterday. Iceland's largest volcanic system – 190km long and up to 25km wide – has been hit by thousands of earthquakes over the last two weeks. – Reuters pic, September 1, 2014. Read more
Pro-democracy protesters hold up their mobile phones during a campaign to kick off the Occupy Central civil disobedience event in Hong Kong yesterday. The skyscraper, the International Commerce Centre (ICC), is lit up with: 'Love, Hong Kong'. – Reuters pic, September 1, 2014. Read more
A 41-year-old man going by the name of Chibatman rides his 'Chibatpod' on the road in Chiba, Japan yesterday. The man, who dresses up as the comic book superhero Batman, rides around in his machine, designed from inspiration of the 'Batpod' from the movies The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises, delivering smiles instead of fighting crime. – Reuters pic, September 1, 2014.
A member of the honour guard cleans his boot before the official welcoming ceremony of General Tanasak Patimapragorn, the supreme commander of Thailand's armed forces, at the Ministry of Defense of Cambodia, in Phnom Penh today. Tanasak is on a one-day visit to Cambodia. – Reuters pic, September 1, 2014.