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Search and rescue teams from Norway clearing debris through a main road to allow emergency aid access in the village of Chautara, in Sindupolchowk.  (Photo: AFP/Palani Mohan/International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC))

Smoke billowing as supporters of exiled Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi continue to clash with Shiite Huthi rebels in the Khor Maksar neighbourhood of the southern Yemeni city of Aden. (Photo: AFP/Saleh Al-Obeidi)

Afghan police and security personnel inspect the scene of a suicide attack on a bus that was transporting employees of the attorney general's office in Kabul on May 4, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Wakil Kohsar)

Shiite militiamen guard a street in Tikrit, Iraq. Iraqi government forces drove the Islamic State group out of Abu Mustafa’s hometown of Tikrit over a month ago, but he has yet to return, fearing the Shiite militias that now patrol its bombed and battered streets. (Photo: AP/Khalid Mohammed)

Israeli security forces scuffle with demonstrators during a protest called by members of the Ethiopian community against alleged police brutality and institutionalised discrimination in the city of Tel Aviv, on May 03, 2015.  (Photo: AFP/Jack Guez)

A man sits alongside police who stand guard close to where the Democratic Freedom Revival Party supporters attend a campaign rally in Guatemala City, Sunday, May 3, 2015.  (Photo: AP/Moises Castillo)

Japan Coast Guard Admiral Yuji Sato (2nd L) salutes during arrival honours at the Philippine Coast Guard headquarters in Manila on May 4, 2015.  (Photo: AFP/Jay Directo)

Santos players celebrate with the trophy at end of the final match of the Sao Paulo State soccer league against Palmeiras in Santos, Brazil, Sunday, May 3, 2015. Santos won in a penalty shootout after tying 2-2 on aggregate. (Photo: AP/Andre Penner)

Members of the Japanese synchronised swimming team perform during the free routine final at the Japan Synchronised Swimming Championships in Tokyo on May 4, 2015. (Photo:  AFP/Toru Yamanaka)

Residents watch as a competitor goes down the steps of an alley during the Favelas Mountain Bike circuit at Turano shantytown in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on May 3, 2015.  (Photo: AFP/Yasuyoshi Chiba)

Tony Allen #9 of the Memphis Grizzlies goes up for a shot while Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors trails behind him during Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals during the NBA Playoffs on May 3, 2015 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Photo: AFP/Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Manabu Sakurai, a member of the Joint Disaster Relief Medical support unit of the Japanese Defence Forces smiles as he plays with Nepalese children in a tent camp in Kathmandu on May 5, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Roberto Schmidt)

US Secretary of State John Kerry, (centre left), accompanied by US Ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec, (left of Kerry), speaks to representatives of civil society organizations at PAWA 254 Center, an arts collective, in Nairobi, Kenya, Tuesday, May 5, 2015. (Photo: AP/Andrew Harnik, Pool)

Migrants form a diner queue outside the Jules Ferry day care centre for migrant, on May 4, 2015 in the port city of Calais, northern France. Fences were installed last week at the port of Calais to prevent migrants from boarding on trucks heading to Britain. (Photo: AFP/Philippe Huguen)

Afghan farmers harvest opium sap from a poppy field in Surkh Rod District, of Nangarhar province near Jalalabad on May 5, 2015.  (Photo: AFP/Noorullah Shirzada)

 This photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows damaged cars and a motorcycle after a bombing attack in the Rokn al-Deen neighborhood, Damascus, Syria, Monday, May 4, 2015.  (SANA via AP)

French President Francois Hollande (2-L) walks with Head of the Paris-based Institute of the Arab World, Jack Lang (3-L) and members of the Saudi delegation during a visit to the al-Diriyah Historical site on the outskirts Riyadh on May 5, 2015.  (Photo: AFP/Pool/Christophe Ena)

Indian police officials react as anti-government protestors throw stones during clashes in the Maisuma Area of Srinagar on May 5, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Tauseef Mustafa)

A young boy searches for salvageable materials in the embers of a burning barricade in the Bwiza neighbourhood in Bujumbura, Burundi on May 5, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Phil Moore)

Residents (bottom) carry belongings as a demolition team (top) sent in by authorities tear down housing at an informal settlers area in Manila on May 5, 2015. Shantytowns dot the Philippine capital where many of the city's poor are forced to reside. (PHOTO: AFP/Ted Aljibe)

Josh Smith #5 of the Houston Rockets battles for a loose basketball with Jamal Crawford #11 of the Los Angeles Clippers during Game One in the Western Conference Semifinals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs on May 4, 2015 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.  (Photo: AFP/Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Nori Aoki #23 of the San Francisco Giants is congratulated by manager Bruce Bochy #15 after scoring a run against the San Diego Padres during the third inning at AT&T Park on May 4, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Photo: AFP/Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Washington Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen (2) steals the puck from New York Rangers left wing Chris Kreider (20) during the second period of Game 3 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs, Monday, May 4, 2015, in Washington. (Photo: AP/Alex Brandon)

Journalists gather at a protest outside public broadcaster SBS studios in Sydney on May 6, 2015. An Australian mayor has accused public broadcaster SBS of promoting "poverty porn" in a controversial new documentary about working class Sydney residents. (Photo: AFP/Peter Parks)

Filipino children play in waters accumulated from leaking pipes and the widening of a drainage system in suburban Malabon, north of Manila, Philippines Wednesday, May 6, 2015. (Photo: AP/Aaron Favila)

Indian Bollywood film actor Salman Khan arrives in a car to appear at the sessions court in Mumbai on May 6, 2015. An Indian judge convicted Khan of killing a homeless man in a 2002 hit-and-run after a night out drinking, rejecting his claim that his driver was to blame. (Photo: AFP/Punit Paranjpe)

Portraits of victims of the Apr 25 earthquake are decorated with marigold garlands as family members mark the twelfth day of their death in a mourning room in Kathmandu, Nepal, May 6, 2015. The earthquake killed and injured thousands in Kathmandu. (Photo: AP/Bernat Armangue)

Steam rises from the rocky mountain slopes near the hot springs resort of Hakone, Kanagawa prefecture on May 6, 2015. Japan's meteorological agency raised a volcanic warning for the popular hot springs resort of Hakone by one notch, forbidding access to a hiking trail. (Photo: AFP/Kazuhiro Nogi)

U.S Secretary of State John Kerry waves as he departs Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to head to Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport, May 6, 2015 in Nairobi, Kenya. Kerry will be meeting with Djiboutian officials as well as touring a mosque with youth. (Photo: AP/Andrew Harnik, Pool)

Members of the South African National Defense Force stand guard during a raid by members of the South African Police Services backed by soldiers to conduct searches and identity checks in central Durban, an area mostly inhabited by foreign nationals, May 6, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Rajesh Jantilal)

Airport officials look at the wreckage of a military transport aircraft destroyed by Saudi-led airstrikes, at the Sanaa International airport, in Yemen on May 5, 2015 after more than a month of relentless airstrikes by a coalition led by Saudi Arabia. (Photo: AP/Hani Mohammed)

Pakistan cricketer Azhar Ali plays a shot during the first day of the second cricket Test match between Bangladesh and Pakistan at The Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka on May 6, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Munir uz Zaman)

New York Mets relief pitcher Jeurys Familia celebrates with New York Mets catcher Kevin Plawecki after earning his 11th save in the Mets3-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles in a baseball game in New York, May 5, 2015. Plawecki hit a two-run double in the game. (Photo: AP/Kathy Willens)

Klay Thompson #11 of the Golden State Warriors goes up to attempt a slam dunk but misses against the Memphis Grizzlies in the second quarter of Game Two of the Western Conference Semifinals at ORACLE Arena on May 5, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo: AFP/Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Anaheim Ducks' left wing Matt Beleskey (39) brings up the puck in the second period of Game 3 of the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs at the Saddledome in Calgary, May 5, 2015. (Photo: AP/Michael Goulding/The Orange County Register) 

Residents of the north central Nepali village of Kenjing Gompa walk around their partially destroyed village. An earthquake struck the Himalayan nation on Apr 25, killing over 7,300 people and leaving tens of thousands homeless. (AFP/ROBERTO SCHMIDT)

A Nepalese health worker vaccinates a child at a UNICEF field clinic at Kot Danda in Lalitpur in the Kathmandu Valley, following a 7.8-magnitude earthquake which struck the Himalayan nation on Apr 25. (AFP/PRAKASH MATHEMA)

A Nepalese earthquake survivor carries relief supplies delivered by a World Food Programme (WFP) helicopter in the remote Kerauja village in Gorkha district. (AFP/Philippe Lopez)

An Indian man displays photographs of Bollywood actor Salman Khan, custom made for decorating auto-rickshaws in Ahmadabad, India. Khan was sentenced to five years' jail on charges of driving a vehicle over five men sleeping on a sidewalk and killing one in a hit-and-run case. (AP/Ajit Solanki)

Members of the Resorts World and White Crane Lion Dancers welcome guests as the Malaysia-based Genting Group prepare to break ground on the US$4 billion Resorts World Las Vegas property. (L.E. Baskow /Las Vegas Sun via AP) 

British Prime Minister and Conservative Party leader David Cameron (L) and his wife Samantha (2nd L) visit the Kilnford Barns Farm Shop in Dumfries, Scotland during campaigning on May 6, 2015. (AFP/POOL/ANDY BUCHANAN)

A young woman offers a flower to police officers blocking the street at the Government building in Skopje, Macedonia. More than 1,000 opposition supporters protested peacefully outside Macedonia's parliament over the 2011 police killing of a student. (AP/Boris Grdanoski)

A car sits upside down after a tornado hit the small town of Buetzow, northeastern Germany. Several persons were injured. (NonstopNews/dpa via AP)

Bayern's Philipp Lahm (2nd L) and Bastian Schweinsteiger challenge for the ball with Barcelona's Andres Iniesta (L) and Lionel Messi during the Champions League semi-final first leg football match at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain. (AP/Manu Fernandez)

Pakistan cricketer Younis Khan (L) plays a shot as Bangladesh wicketkeeper Mushfiqur Rahim (C) and fielder Mohammad Mahmudullah (R) look on during the first day of the second cricket Test match at The Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka. (AFP/Munir uz ZAMAN)

Champion Takashi Uchiyama (L) of Japan connects with a left to the head of his Thai challenger Jomthong Chuwatana (R) during the second round of the WBA super featherweight title bout in Tokyo. Uchiyama defeated the Thai challenger with knockout in the second round. (AFP/Toru YAMANAKA)

Russia's Maria Sharapova returns a ball to French tennis player Caroline Garcia during the Madrid Open tournament. (AFP/GERARD JULIEN)

People gather at Copenhagen's main square in Denmark to mourn the victims of a 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal. (Photo: Royston Chan)

Nepal Armed Force personnel unload relief aid at Charikot, in Dholka district, as the UN launches an appeal for Nepalese quake survivors in dire need of shelter, food and medical care. (AFP/PRAKASH SINGH)

Rescuers pull a 15-year-old boy alive from the rubble of Nepal's earthquake on Apr 30, five days after a disaster which killed more than 5,500 people. (AFP/MENAHEM KAHANA)

Buddhist monks salvage a statue of a Buddhist deity from a monastery around the famous Swayambhunath stupa after it was damaged by Saturday's earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepa. (AP/Niranjan Shrestha)

A Nepalese man cooks a meal for his family as they sit under a shelter. The UN launches a US$415 million appeal for survivors of a massive earthquake as coordinators warn that it might take a five-day trek to deliver relief supplies to some of the worst-hit rural areas. (AFP/ROBERTO SCHMIDT)

Vietnamese military personnel wave flags during a parade celebrating the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War which is also remembered as the "Fall of Saigon," in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. (AP/Dita Alangkara)

Riot police monitor protesters near a CVS pharmacy that was looted and burned by rioters after the funeral of Freddie Gray, in Baltimore, Maryland. Gray, 25, who was arrested for possessing a knife on Apr 12 died a week later in the hospital while in police custody. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images/AFP)

A man spatters paint on a shutter as he uses a fire extinguisher during a protest against Expo 2015 in Milan, Italy. (AP/Antonio Calanni)

Royal fan Terry Hutt poses for pictures as he sits on a bench outside the Lindo Wing of St Mary's hospital in central London. Royal watchers continue to wait outside a London hospital for the birth of Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge's second child. (AFP/BEN STANSALL)

Napoli's Jose Maria Callejon (L) and Empoli's Mirko Valdifiori go for the ball during their Serie A football match, in Empoli, Italy. (AP/Paolo Lazzeroni)

Switzerland's Michael Albasini of team Orica Greenedge celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the third stage, a 172.5km race between Moutier and Porrentruy at the 69th Tour de Romandie UCI ProTour cycling race, in Porrentruy, Switzerland. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)

Italian Fabio Fognini returns the ball to Austrian Dominic Thiem (unseen) during their second round match of the ATP tennis BMW Open tournament in Munich, southern Germany. (AFP/CHRISTOF STACHE)

Supporters of the Shiite Huthi movement brandish their weapons as they take part in a demonstration in the capital Sanaa on May 1, 2015, against the Saudi-led military "Decisive Storm" air campaign targeting Huthi rebels and their allies in Yemen.  (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)

A Nepalese woman cooks a local delicacy at her roadside shop at a bus station in Kathmandu on May 2, 2015, as people board bus to go to their home towns and villages. (AFP/Prakash Singh)

Febyanti Herewila (L), widow of executed Australian drug convict Andrew Chan, leaves in a car following the arrival of Chan's remains at the Sydney International Airport on May 2, 2015. (AFP/Saeed Khan)

Brintha Sukumaran (C), sister of executed Australian drug convict Myuran Sukumaran, leaves with family members following the arrival her brother's remains at the Sydney International Airport on May 2, 2015. (AFP/Saeed Khan)

A firefighter help in traffic in the Guadalajara - Autlan highway, Jalisco state, Mexico. More than a dozen vehicles were set on fire on May 1, 2015 across Guadalajara, Mexico's second biggest city, while a drug gang and authorities clashed in another part of Jalisco state.  (AFP/Hector Guerrero)

Riot police enforce a 10pm curfew and arrest a man on the same day that Maryland state attorney Marilyn J Mosby announced that charges would be filed against Baltimore police officers in the death of Freddie Gray on May 1, 2015 in Baltimore, (AFP/Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Sri Lankan traditional dancers wait to perform for US Secretary of State John Kerry as he arrives for a meeting with Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera at The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Colombo on May 2, 2015. (AFP/Andrew Harnik/Pool)

Media teams rush to get their positions in the press pens outside the Lindo wing at St Mary's hospital in central London, on May 2, 2015 after the announcement was made by Kensington Palace that the Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William's wife Kate was admitted to hospital on May 2. (AFP/Leon Neal)

Japan's Karne Hesketh (R) scores a try against Hong Kong during their Asia Rugby Championship match at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground in Tokyo on May 2, 2015. AFP PHOTO / KAZUHIRO NOGI

Pakistan Zulfiqar Babar (R) along with teammates appeals unsuccessfully for a leg before wicket decision against unseen Bangladesh batsman Mominul Haque during the 5th day of the first cricket Test match against Pakistan at The Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna on May 2, 2015. (AFP/Munir uz Zaman)

Swiss Stefan Kueng (BMC) celebrates after winning the fourth stage 169.8 km between La Neuveville and Fribourg at the Tour de Romandie UCI World Tour stage cycling road race on May 1, 2015 in Fribourg. (AFP/ Fabrice Coffrini)

Canadian professional basketball player of Indian origin Sim Bhullar (C), shows his court skills to Indian youth during an interaction in Mumbai on May 2, 2015. Bhullar is the first player of Indian origin to play in a team of the US National Basketball Association (NBA). (AFP/Punit Paranjpe)

Royal fans celebrate outside the Lindo Wing at St Mary's hospital in central London, on May 2, 2015 following the news that Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William's second child, a daughter, was born. (Photo: AFP/Leon Neal)

Britain's Prince William (right) and his son Prince George of Cambridge wave as they return to the Lindo Wing at St Mary's Hospital in central London, on May 2, 2015 where his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, gave birth to their second child, a baby girl. (Photo: AFP/Leon Neal)

A girl at a camp for residents displaced by the Apr 25 earthquake in central Kathmandu. (Photo: Jack Board) 

A boy lights a candle during a candle light vigil to remember the victims of last week's earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal on May 2, 2015. (Photo: REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar)

US Secretary of State John Kerry (left) receives a health and happiness blessing from head monk Venerable Professor Kollupitiya Mahinda Sangharakkhita Mahathera during a visit to the Kelaniya Rajmaha Temple in Kelaniya on May 2, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Andrew Harnik/Pool)

Pope Francis (centre), flanked by clergy members, waves as he leaves after a visit to the Pontifical North American College in Rome on May 2, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Alberto Pizzoli)

People lay flowers during a pro-Russian meeting at Kulikove Pole Square in Odessa, southern Ukraine, on May 2, 2015 in memory of those who died in a fire at the Trade Union House a year ago. (Photo: AFP/Genya Savilov)

Palestinian paramedics carry a man wounded during clashes with Israeli forces following a protest a day ahead of the World Press Freedom Day at the main entrance of the West bank town of Bethlehem, on May 2, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Musa Al Shaer)

Protesters wave Malian flags as they march on May 2, 2015 in Bamako, during a demonstration, attended by many from the Menaka region, in support of the "liberation" of Menaka in Northern Mali, seized by pro-government militia on April 27 from seperatist rebels. (Photo: AFP/Habibou Koyate)

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani reviews an Honour Guard during the 23rd anniversary of the Mujahedeen Victory over the former Soviet Union invasion of Afghanistan, at the Presidential Palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Saturday, May 2, 2015. (Photo: AP/Allauddin Khan)

Japan's Karne Hesketh (right) scores a try against Hong Kong during their Asia Rugby Championship match at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground in Tokyo on May 2, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Kazuhiro Nogi)

Los Angeles Angels right fielder Kole Calhoun makes a diving catch on a pop fly from San Francisco Giants' Andrew Susac during the fifth inning of a baseball game in San Francisco. (Photo: AP/Marcio Jose Sanchez)