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Cambodian Buddhist monks and protesters march in front of the US Embassy during a protest in Phnom Penh. Cambodian Protesters demanded Vietnam to recognise that Kampuchea Krom, which is now a part of Vietnam, is Cambodia's former territory. (AFP/ TANG CHHIN SOTHY)

Hindu devotees bathe in the Bagmati River on their way to the Pashupatinath Temple to offer prayers to Lord Shiva, Hindu god of destruction during Shravan festivities in Sundarijal, on the outskirts of Kathmandu. (AFP/Prakash MATHEMA)

Tirso Pabellon, brother of Irene Pabellon Gunawan, one of three Filipinos who perished in the Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash, after obtaining his passport in Manila. Irene, her two children and her husband, an Indonesian national, were killed in the tragedy over eastern Ukraine. (AP/Bullit Marquez)

Schoolchildren sit with candles at the Pelita Bangsa school as they remember their teacher Arnold Huizen, his wife Yodricunda Theistiasih Titihalawa and their daughter Yelena Clarice Huizen who all died on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, at a memorial at the school in Bali. (AFP/SONNY TUMBELAKA)

An injured Israeli soldier is evacuated from the Gaza Strip following heavy fighting with Palestinian militants. The Israeli army said 13 soldiers were killed in Gaza on July 21, raising to 18 the number of troops killed since the ground operation began on July 17. (AFP/MENAHEM KAHANA)

Israeli supporters rally in Times Square in New York City. Twenty Israelis and at least 130 Palestinians have been killed since Israel began its ground incursion last week. (Yana Paskova/Getty Images/AFP)

Palestinian mourners pray over five bodies, all from the Halaq family, during their funeral in the Jabalia refugee camp in the Gaza Strip. World efforts to end two weeks of deadly violence in Gaza stepped up a gear as the US top diplomat and the UN chief both headed to Cairo. (AFP/MAHMUD HAMS)

Palestinian families flee their homes in Gaza's eastern Shejaiya district after heavy Israeli shelling. The UN Security Council calls for an "immediate ceasefire" as Israel presses on with a blistering assault on Gaza taking the Palestinian death toll above 500. (AFP/ KHALIL MAZRAAW) 

China's President Xi Jinping waves while leaving the National Pantheon, in Caracas. Xi is on a Latin American tour aimed at bolstering trade with the region. (AFP/FEDERICO PARRA)

Afghan girls hold their certificates during their graduation ceremony at the Pir Massoudia Islamic madrassa in Kandahar. About 50 boys and girls have graduated from the madrassa which took them two and a half years to finish their Islamic studies. (AP/Allauddin Khan)

The Costa Concordia cruise ship after being refloated using air tanks attached to its sides off Giglio Island. The Costa Concordia is due to be dragged away on July 22, 2014 from Giglio Island, where it crashed on the night of January 13, 2012 in a disaster that killed 32 people. (AFP/TIZIANA FABI)

India's slips watch a teammate chase the ball on the fifth day of the second cricket test match between England and India at Lord's cricket ground in London. (AP/Matt Dunham)

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Police secure the area by the general election commission building in Jakarta prior to the election count announcement. Joko Widodo was expected to be declared the winner of Indonesia's presidential election after his opponent Prabowo Subianto accused him of cheating. (AFP/Bay ISMOYO)

Supporters of Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto gesture as they watch a screen prior to the election count announcement in Jakarta. Prabowo said he was withdrawing from the election process, as his opponent Joko Widodo was poised to be declared the winner. (AFP/Bay ISMOYO)

Russian Ambassador to Malaysia Lyudmila Vorobyeva addresses the media during a press conference at the Russian embassy in Kuala Lumpur, after Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 carrying 298 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed in eastern Ukraine on July 17. (AFP/MOHD RASFAN)

Malaysians hold up banners during a rally outside the Russian embassy in Kuala Lumpur in frustration over the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. (AFP/MOHD RASFAN)

Hundreds of fishing boats pack Nanfangao harbour for shelter in as Typhoon Matmo approaches eastern Taiwan. Typhoon Matmo churned towards Taiwan picking up strength with thousands of tourists evacuated from outlying islands as forecasters warned of possible flash floods and landslides. (AFP/SAM YEH)

Family members of the victims of the sunken ferry Sewol stage a rally to demand lawmakers uncover the cause of the sunken ferry, in front of the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea. The shirts read: "Thorough investigation." (AP/Ahn Young-joon)

A horse is pictured covered with a translucent tarp as monsoon rain falls in the northern hill town of Shimla. The monsoon rains, which usually hit India from June to September, are crucial for farmers whose crops feed hundreds of millions of people. (AFP/STR)

Afghan men look on amid broken glass and debris at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul. A Taliban suicide attacker riding a motorbike killed at least four foreigners, the latest blast to rock the capital during a prolonged impasse over presidential election results. (AFP/SHAH Marai)

A Palestinian man walks past a destroyed mosque following an overnight Israeli military strike in Gaza City. UN chief Ban Ki-moon and US Secretary of State John Kerry are in Cairo today in a bid to broker a truce between Israel and Hamas after two weeks of fighting. (AFP/MAHMUD HAMS)

A Palestinian boy sweeps the ground outside a destroyed mosque, following an overnight Israeli military strike in Rafah the southern Gaza Strip. Fighting between Israel and Hamas in the past two weeks has left over 570 Palestinians and 27 Israelis dead. (AFP/SAID KHATIB)

The wreck of the cruise ship Costa Concordia being refloated and almost ready to be towed away from the Tuscan island of Isola del Giglio early on July 22, 2014.Thirty-two people died when it slammed into a reef and capsized in 2012. The body of one victim is still missing. (AP/Gregorio Borgia)

A sea lion cools down visitors with water from a hose in the summer heat at the Aqua Stadium aquarium in Tokyo. The rainy season has official ended in the Tokyo metropolitan area, Japan's Metrological Agency announced on July 22. (AFP/Yoshikazu TSUNO)

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People play near a damaged sea wall as Typhoon Rammasun hit Metro Manila. Typhoon Rammasun shut down the Philippine capital as authorities said the first major storm of the country's brutal rainy season claimed at least 11 lives and forced hundreds of thousands to evacuate. (AFP/Jay Directo)

A girl cries as Palestinians flee their homes in the Shajaiyeh neighbourhood of Gaza City, after Israel airdropped leaflets warning people to leave the area. (AP/Lefteris Pitarakis)

Demonstrators display placards during a pro-Palestinian rally outside the Israeli trade office, the de facto embassy, in Taipei. New Israeli air strikes in Gaza killed several people, bringing the death toll from Israel's operation in the besieged Palestinian territory above 200. (AFP/Sam Yeh)

More than 30 student survivors of South Korea's ferry disaster march with yellow umbrellas near parliament in Seoul to press demands by victims' relatives for an independent inquiry into the tragedy that claimed around 300 lives. (AFP/Jung Yeon-je)

A Pro-Russian militant kisses a member of his family who leave for Russia in Donetsk. EU leaders meet on Wednesday to decide on new sanctions against Russia and pro-Moscow separatists in east Ukraine as Kiev raises fears of an imminent invasion by thousands of Russian troops. (AFP/Dominique Faget)

Anti-nuclear demonstrators stage a rally in Tokyo. Japan's nuclear regulator said that two atomic reactors were safe enough to switch back on, marking a major step towards restarting atomic plants that were shuttered after the Fukushima crisis. (AFP/Kazuhiro Nogi)

Cambodian deputy of Cambodia National Rescue Party Kem Sokha (C) greets supporters during a protest near the Phnom Penh municipal court. Five detained opposition politicians, including prominent MP-elect Mu Sochua, appeared in court for questioning over protest clashes. (AFP/Tang Chhin Sothy)

A soldier stands along a creek contaminated with crude oil in Puerto Asis, in Colombia’s southwestern state of Putumayo. The spill was caused when rebels forced truck drivers to dump nearly four thousand barrels of crude when they intercepted a convoy near the Ecuador border. (AP/Fernando Vergara)

German national football team players cheer as they ride in an open-deck bus to Berlin's landmark Brandenburg Gate to celebrate their 1-0 win over Argentina in the  FIFA World Cup title. (AFP/DPA/Jan Woitas)

Miami Heat's James Nunnally (L) and Washington Wizzards' Glen Rice Jr go after a loose ball during the first half of an NBA summer league basketball game in Las Vegas. (AP/Isaac Brekken)

South African cricketer Dean Elgar (R) is watched by Sri Lankan wicketkeeper Dinesh Chandimal (L) as he plays a shot during the first day of their opening Test match at the Galle International Cricket Stadium in Galle, Sri Lanka. (AFP/Lakruwan Wanniarachchi)

Phil Mickelson of the US signs autographs for fans after a practice round ahead of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England. The British Open Golf championship starts on Thursday July 17. (AP/Jon Super)

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An Israeli tank moves to take a position along the Israel-Gaza Border. Israel and Hamas have begun observing a five-hour humanitarian cease-fire, as fighting extended into a 10th day.(AP/Ariel Schalit)

Protesters hold placards denouncing Israeli air strikes in Gaza, during a rally outside the Israeli embassy in Seoul. Israel and Hamas have agreed to a UN request to halt hostilities for five hours on humanitarian grounds, while efforts continue to broker a longer-term truce. (AFP/Ed Jones)

A Mirage 2000 fighter flies over Taichung Air Force base during an air show rehearsal in Taichung, central Taiwan. (AP/Chiang Ying-ying)

Afghan police run for cover at the site of a Taliban attack in front of Kabul's military airport. Gunfire rang out after the Taliban attacked the airport in the militants' latest attempt to steal the initiative with the country in the grip of a presidential power struggle. (AFP/Shah Marai)

A Syrian woman begs with her children in downtown Istanbul. Turkey is to take "drastic measures" to deal with the influx of tens of thousands of Syrian refugees into its biggest city Istanbul, including forcibly sending them to camps in the southeast. (AFP/Bulent Kilic) 

A pilgrim bathes at a waterfall in Saut d 'Eau during an annual pilgrimage to Saut d' Eau. Haitian Christian and Voodoo believers flock to this pilgrimage in honour to the Our Lady of Mount Carmel, also revered in the Haitian voodoo culture as the goddess of love Ezili Danto. (AFP/Hector Retamal)

A woman looks at Hong Kong's skyline while thunderstorms build up as Typhoon Rammasun edges closer. The typhoon killed at least 38 people across the Philippines and cut power for millions. (AFP/Philippe Lopez)

Central American immigrants get on the so-called La Bestia (The Beast) cargo train, in an attempt to reach the Mexico-US border, in Arriaga, Chiapas state, Mexico. (AFP/Elizabeth Ruiz)

Switzerland's Geraldine Fasnacht jumps from the top of the Brevent mountain to fly over the French ski resort of Chamonix. (AFP/Philippe Desmazes)

The pack passes during the eleventh stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 187.5 kilometres (116.5 miles) with start in Besancon and finish in Oyonnax, France. (AP/Christophe Ena)

Philadelphia 76ers' Drew Gordon (L) grabs a rebound against Los Angeles Lakers' Julius Randle during the first half of an NBA summer league basketball game in Las Vegas. (AP/John Locher)

Tiger Woods of the US plays a shot on the practice chipping green ahead of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England. (AP/Scott Heppell)

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The wreckage of the Malaysian airliner travelling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, after it crashed  near the town of Shaktarsk, in rebel-held east Ukraine. Ukraine's air traffic control agency said the crew of the Malaysia Airlines jet had reported no problems during flight. (AFP/Dominique Faget)

A firefighter extinguishes a fire amongst the wreckage of the Malaysian Airline jet after it crashed near the town of Shaktarsk, in rebel-held east Ukraine. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said the jet may have been shot down. (AFP/Alexander Khudoteply)

People search for bodies at the site of the crash of a Malaysian airliner carrying 298 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, near the town of Shaktarsk, in rebel-held east Ukraine. Rescue workers at the crash site said that they had found one of the black boxes from the plane. (AFP/Dominique Faget)

Riot police uses water cannon and tear gas to stop hundreds of pro-Palestinian Turks staging a protest rally outside the Israeli consulate after Israel launched a ground operation in Gaza Strip, in Istanbul. (AP/Emrah Gurel)

Young Orthodox Jews dance to support the soldiers at an army deployment area near Israel's border with the Gaza Strip. The Jewish state had agreed a ceasefire with Hamas that will begin at 0300 GMT on Friday, but the Islamist movement said it had "no information" on a deal. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)

Children hold a placard asking for help next to a house destroyed by Typhoon Rammasun in Batangas, southwest of Manila after the storm barreled over the region . Millions of people in the Philippines endured a second day without power after Rammasun paralysed the capital. (AFP/Ted Aljibe

Smoke and flames are seen from the air at the Chiwaukum Creek Fire near Leavenworth, Washington. The blaze closed a section of US Highway 2, and resulted in the evacuation of nearly 900 homes. (AP/Ted S Warren)

Protesting workers clash with police during a demonstration against changes to the national labour laws proposed by government, in downtown Quito, Ecuador. The workers allege that the reform to the labour laws will negatively affect their right to strike and collective bargaining. (AP/Dolores Ochoa)

A man makes his way through a flooded area in Taoyuan county in Changde, central China's Hunan province after heavy rainstorm hit the area. Dozens of people have died in the past week as rain batters swathes of China, with thousands of homes destroyed and more than 300,000 evacuated. (AFP)

US golfer Tiger Woods watches his shot from the 8th tee during his first round 69, on the opening day of the 2014 British Open Golf Championship at Royal Liverpool Golf Course in Hoylake, north west England. (AFP/Peter Muhly)

Norway's Alexander Kristoff (L) crosses the finish line ahead of Peter Sagan of Slovakia to win the twelfth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 185.5 kilometres (115.3 miles) with start in Bourg-en-Bresse and finish in Saint-Etienne, France. (AP/Peter Dejong)

Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara reacts after his dismissal during the third day of the opening Test match against South Africa at the Galle International Cricket Stadium in Galle, Sri Lanka. (AFP/Lakruwan Wanniarachchi)

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A visitor reads prayers for passengers onboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that crashed in eastern Ukraine, at a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 carrying 298 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur corashed in rebel-held east Ukraine. (AFP/Mohd Rasfan)

A doll and other personal effects lie on the ground at the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines jet near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine. World leaders demanded that pro-Russia rebels who control the eastern Ukraine crash site give access to independent investigators. (AP/Evgeniy Maloletka)

An Israeli tank moves into position near the Israel and Gaza border. Israeli troops pushed deeper into Gaza to destroy rocket launching sites and tunnels, firing volleys of tank shells and clashing with Palestinian fighters in a high-stakes ground offensive meant to weaken Hamas. (AP/Dusan Vranic)

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi prays after offering flowers at the tomb of her late father, and Myanmar's Independence hero General Aung San during a ceremony to mark the 67th anniversary of his 1947 assassination, at the Martyrs' Mausoleum in Yangon. (AP/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

A woman rides a scooter as typhoon Rammasun brings torrential rains and strong wind to the area in Beihai, south China's Guangxi province. The strongest typhoon to hit southern China in more than 40 years made its second landfall after leaving at least 64 dead in the neighbouring Philippines. (AFP)

A crashed bus remains near the A4 motorway linking Poland and Germany near the Neustadt district in Dresden, eastern Germany. At least nine people were killed and dozens hurt as a coach carrying Polish holidaymakers collided with another coach. (AFP/DPA/Rico Loeb)

A man and his daughter look over the rubble remaining from his home after a wildfire destroyed it n Pateros, Washington. A fire racing through rural north-central Washington destroyed about 100 homes as it blackened hundreds of square miles. (AP/Elaine Thompson)

Rescuers attend to the scene of a road accident in Longhui county of Shaoyang, central China's Hunan province. At least 38 people were killed when a van carrying inflammable liquid hit a bus on a highway in central China, state media reported. (AFP)

The pack rides past a sunflowers field during the 197.5km 13th stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race between Saint-Etienne and Chamrousse, central eastern France. (AFP/Eric Feferberg)

Russia's Yekaterina Koneva competes in the Women's Triple Jump triple jump during the IAAF Diamond League Herculis athletics meeting at the Louis II stadium in Monaco. (AFP/Jean Christophe Magnenet)

Missy Franklin comes up for air during the women's 200-metre backstroke final at the Los Angeles Invitational swimming meet at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Franklin won with a time of 2 minutes, 10.21 seconds. (AP/Mark J Terrill)

US golfer Tiger Woods plays from the rough on the 1st hole during his second round, on day two of the 2014 British Open Golf Championship at Royal Liverpool Golf Course in Hoylake, north west England. (AFP/Andrew Yates)

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Residents wade through a flooded street as Typhoon Rammasun brings torrential rains and strong wind to in Beihai, south China's Guangxi province. State media reported that 17 were killed in the storm, and forecasters warned of more extreme weather. (AFP PHOTO)

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott (C) and his wife Margaret (C-R) attend a service for victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 incident at St Mary's Cathedral in Sydney. Abbott said Russia could not "wash its hands of responsibility" for the jet crash in Ukraine. (AFP PHOTO / PETER PARKS)

Malaysian children attend a prayer session for the victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, in Kuala Lumpur. Ukraine and pro-Russian insurgents have agreed to set up a security zone around the crash site of the jet in Donetsk. (AFP PHOTO / MANAN VATSYAYANA)

Palestinian children sit in the boot of a vehicle as they flee their homes in Gaza's Shejaiya district, after heavy Israeli shelling. Ambulances were said to be unable to reach much of the area along the border because of heavy fire. (AFP PHOTO / THOMAS COEX)

Israeli soldiers prepare artillery shells at an army deployment area near Israel's border with the Gaza Strip. At least 20 people were killed in an Israeli assault east of Gaza city on Sunday, hiking the overall Palestinian death toll to 370. (AFP PHOTO / JACK GUEZ)

Thai students display placards to protest against Israel's military campaign in Gaza at a mosque in the southern province of Pattani. Thousands were fleeing northern Gaza after a night of fierce bombardment as Israel expanded a ground assault. (AFP PHOTO / TUWAEDANIYA MERINGING)

Immigrants disembark from Italian military ship "Etna" in the port of Salerno, southern Italy, following rescue operations at sea. There has been a sharp rise in migrant landings in recent weeks because of the calm summer weather and growing unrest in Libya. (AFP PHOTO / MARIO LAPORTA)

People protest after a six-year-old was raped at school, in Bangalore, India. More than 4,000 parents and relatives of children who attend the school shouted slogans against the school's administration and demanded that police arrest those involved in the incident. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)

Participants play in a mud pool during the Boryeong Mud Festival at Daecheon Beach in Boryeong, South Korea. The annual festival aims to promote the use of the mineral-rich mud for cosmetic skincare and to promote tourism in the region.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Supporters dressed as superheros pose along the road during the 177 km fourteenth stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race between Grenoble and Risoul, eastern France. Poland's Rafal Majka won the 14th stage of the race. (AFP PHOTO / LIONEL BONAVENTURE)

Chicago Cubs' Junior Lake loses his helmet as he slides into third on a triple in the fourth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks in a baseball game in Phoenix. The Diamondbacks won 9-3. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, David Kadlubowski)

NBA Los Angeles Lakers player Jeremy Lin plays basketball with Taiwanese children during a public welfare event in Taipei, Taiwan. Lin is in Taiwan to host basketball clinics and media events from July 18-25. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)

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