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Anti-US base protesters hold placards with a slogan that reads: "No to Henoko new base" during a rally in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

People gather for an event during the IT Month exhibition at the World Trade Centre in Taipei, Taiwan. The annual consumer IT trade show will last until Dec 6. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)

Climate change demonstrators walk down Piccadilly in London as they march to demand curbs to carbon pollution on the eve of the climate summit in Paris, France. (AFP PHOTO/LEON NEAL)

Protesters clash with riot police during a rally against global warming in Paris, a day ahead of the start of UN conference on climate change COP21. . (AFP PHOTO/FRANCOIS GUILLOT)

Palestinian protesters throw stones at Israeli troops during clashes in the West Bank city of Ramallah, following a demonstration to demand the release of bodies of Palestinian attackers held by Israeli authorities. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

Pope Francis meets children at a refugee camp in Bangui, in conflict-ridden Central African Republic, after flying in from Uganda. (AFP PHOTO/GIUSEPPE CACACE)

Princess Charlotte of Cambridge with her cuddly toy dog at Anmer Hall in Norfolk, eastern England. (AFP PHOTO/HRH DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE)

Medical workers present Noubia (C), the last known patient to contract Ebola in Guinea, during her release from a Doctors Without Borders treatment centre in Conakry. (AFP PHOTO/CELLOU BINANI)

Liverpool's James Milner scores a penalty during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Swansea at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

Tottenham’s Son Heung-Min (2nd L) watches as his attempt on goal is saved by Chelsea's Asmir Begovic as Chelsea’s Gary Cahill (L) and Kurt Zouma look on during the English Premier League football match at White Hart Lane in London. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

Britain won the Davis Cup for the first time in 79 years in Ghent when Andy Murray beat David Goffin 6-3, 7-5, 6-3, in the first of the reverse singles for an unbeatable 3-1 lead over Belgium. (AFP/Dirk Waem)

Michaela Kirchgasser of Austria competes in the first run of slalom during the Adui FIS Women's Alpine Ski World Cup at the Nature Valley Aspen Winternational in Aspen, Colorado, USA. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images/AFP.)

Policemen fight with activists during a protest ahead of the 2015 Paris Climate Conference at the place de la Republique, in Paris. Activists are holding marches and protests around the world to urge world leaders to reach a strong agreement to slow global warming. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)

Protesters shout slogans during a rally at the Presidential Palace in Manila, Philippines, to coincide with the COP21, United Nations Climate Change Conference in Le Bourget, outside Paris. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

More than 150 world leaders meet for the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21/CMP11), also known as "Paris 2015" from Nov 30 to Dec 11. (AFP PHOTO/POOL/MARTIN BUREAU)

People stand in front of a makeshift memorial for the victims ot the Nov 13 terrorist attacks in Paris at the Place de la Republique. (AFP PHOTO/JOEL SAGET)

Commuters, some wearing masks to protect themselves from pollutants, wait at a bus stand as Beijing issued its highest smog alert of the year following air pollution in the capital city reaching hazardous levels. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

Indian security personnel detain activists of the Indian Youth Congress who shout slogans against the Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government during a protest against intolerence in New Delhi. (AFP PHOTO/PRAKASH SINGH)

Pope Francis (C) waves as he visit the Koudoukou school to meet people from the muslim community after leaving the Central Mosque in the PK5 neighbourhood of the Central African Republic's capital Bangui. (AFP PHOTO/GIANLUIGI GUERCIA)

Members of the Parliament leave the hemicycle after tear gas was launched by opposition lawmakers, at the Kosovo's parliament in Pristina, in the latest eruption of a long-running protest against agreements made with Serbia. (AFP PHOTO/DRITON VITIA)

A migrant woman sits on a railway tracks after crossing the Greek-Macedonian border, near Gevgelija. Over 1,500 people are stuck on the border, mostly Indian, Moroccan, Bangladeshi and Pakistani. (AFP PHOTO/ARMEND NIMANI)

Two people push a vehicle out of high water at Cal Young Park in Abilene, Texas, USA. A deadly storm had caused flooding and coated parts of the southern Plains in ice during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. (Ronald W. Erdrich/The Abilene Reporter-News via AP) 

Pakistan's players celebrate the dismissal of England's batsman Sam Billings during the third T20 cricket match between Pakistan and England at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

Los Angeles Lakers forward Kobe Bryant talks at news conference on why he decided to announce his retirement prior to an NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers in Los Angeles. The Pacers won 107-103. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

European Commission's President Jean-Claude Juncker delivers a speech on the 13 November terrorist attacks in Paris and subsequent police and military operations at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, on Nov 25, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Frederick Florin)

Mourners pay tributes in front of a memorial altar at National Assembly in Seoul on Nov 25, 2015 for the late former South Korean President Kim Young-sam who formally ended decades of military rule in South Korea and accepted a massive the 1997-1998 Asian financial crisis. (Photo: AP/Ahn Young-joon)

Hindu devotees perform religious rituals as they offer prayers to the Sun god while taking a dip in the river Yamuna in India on Nov 25, 2015. The auspicious occasion of Karthik Purnima is celebrated on the full moon day of the Hindu calendar month of Karthik. (Photo: AP/Rajesh Kumar Singh) 

Children pass a police officer as they arrive for school in the center of Brussels on Nov 25, 2015. Students in Brussels have begun returning to class after a two-day shutdown over fears that a series of simultaneous attacks could be launched around the Belgian capital. (Photo: AP/Virginia Mayo)

Tunisian forensic police inspect the wreckage of a bus in the aftermath of a bomb attack in Tunis on Nov 25, 2015. Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi declared a nationwide state of emergency after a bomb attack on the presidential guard bus killed at least 12 people. (Photo: AFP/Fethi Belaido)

German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivers a speech as part of the general budget debate at the German Federal Parliament, Bundestag, in Berlin, Germany on Nov 25, 2015. (Photo: AP/Michael Sohn)

Baseball Hall of Famer Willie Mays (L) receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House on Nov 24, 2015, in Washington. Obama is recognizing 17 people with the nation’s highest civilian award. (Photo: AP/Evan Vucci)

Pope Francis smiles as he boards a plane to Africa on Nov 25, 2015 at Fiumicino Rome's airport. Pope kicks off a three-nation Africa tour, arriving in the Kenyan capital on Wednesday for a five-day visit that will also include Uganda and the Central African Republic. (Photo; AFP/Andreasn Solaro)

Indian batsman Ajinkya Rahane is bowled while playing against South Africa on the first day of the third test match between the two countries in Nagpur, India on Nov 25, 2015.(Photo: AP/Rafiq Maqbool)

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (C) looks to pass as Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson (6), forward Brandon Bass (2) and forward Julius Randle (30) defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game in California on Nov 24, 2015. The Warriors won 111-77. (Photo: AP/Jeff Chiu)

Deryk Engelland #29 of the Calgary Flames and Nick Ritchie #37 of the Anaheim Ducks battle for a loose puck as Karri Ramo #31 of the Calgary Flames tends goal during the third period of a game at Honda Center on Nov 24, 2015 in Anaheim, California. (Photo: Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images/AFP)

Lyon's Rafael, right, is tackled by Gent's Nana Asare during their Champions League Group H soccer match at Gerland stadium, in Lyon, central France on Nov 24, 2015. (Photo: AP/Laurent Cipriani)

Residents look at damage caused to their property following bushfires in Freeling, Adelaide on Nov 26, 2015. Hundreds of firefighters battled a devastating "Armageddon-like" blaze for a second day that has left two dead and at least 13 in hospital. (Photo: AFP/Saeed Khan)

China's Premier Li Keqiang (R) and Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov pose for photographers as they shake hands during their meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Nov 26, 2015. (Kim Kyung-hoon/Pool Photo via AP)

A handout photo shows South Korean chief delegate Kim Ki-Woong (R) talking with his North Korean counterpart Hwang Chol (L) during their meeting at the truce village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone dividing the two Koreas on Nov 26, 2015. (Photo: AFP/South Korean Unification Ministry)

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (2nd R) accompanied by his cabinet ministers addresses the media upon his arrival at the Indian Parliament House on the opening day of the winter session, in New Delhi, India on Nov 26, 2015. (Photo: AP/ Manish Swarup)

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi (L) shakes hands with French President François Hollande after a press conference at the Elysee palace in Paris on Nov 26, 2015. Francois Hollande and Mattero Renzi called for a "global agreement" with Turkey on the question of refugees. (Photo: AFP/Miguel Medina)

Pope Francis arrives to celebrate a Mass on the campus of the University of Nairobi, Kenya on Nov 26, 2015. Francis told Christian and Muslim leaders that they have little choice but to engage in dialogue to guard against the "barbarous" extremist attacks. (Photo: AP/Andrew Medichini)

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin (R) and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras share a laugh at the presidential compound in Jerusalem on Nov 26, 2015. Tsipras is on a two-day visit to Israel and the Palestinian West Bank. (Photo: AFP/Gali Tibbon)

A Belgium army soldier walks through the Galeries Royal Saint-Hubert, or the Royal Saint-Hubert Galleries in Brussels, Belgium on Nov 26, 2015. Brussels is keeping its terror alert on highest level. (Photo: AP/Michael Probst)

Indian batsman Rohit Sharma plays a shot against South Africa, on the second day of the third cricket test match between the two countries in Nagpur, India on Nov 26, 2015. (Photo: AP/Rafiq Maqbool)

Utah Jazz forward Derrick Favors (L) and Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin reach for the ball during the second half of an NBA basketball game on Nov 25, 2015, in Los Angeles. The Jazz won 102-91. (Photo: AP/Mark J. Terrill)

A general view of the San Jose Sharks playing 5-on-5 against the Chicago Blackhawks in the third period at SAP Center on Nov 25, 2015 in San Jose, California. (Photo: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP)

Zoe Smith of Great Britain competes in the women's 63kg weight class during the 2015 International Weightlifting Federation World Championships at the George R. Brown Convention Center on Nov 25, 2015 in Houston, Texas. (Photo: Scott Halleran/Getty Images/AFP)

Supporters of Thai nationalist monk Buddha Issara (not pictured) hold a portrait of Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit during a protest outside the US embassy in Bangkok on Nov 27, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Nicolas Asfouri)

Nepalese students form a human chain during a protest against blockade in Kathmandu, Nepal on Nov 27, 2015. Tens of thousands of students held hands, waved banners and chanted slogans in Nepal's capital to protest against a border blockade. (Photo: AP/Niranjan Shrestha)

Indian Congress party president Sonia Gandhi (2nd R) talks to journalists as she walks to lower house of the Indian parliament in New Delhi, India on Nov 27, 2015. (Photo: AP/ Manish Swarup)

Refugees wait to cross the Greek-Macedonian border near the northern Greek village on Nov 27, 2015. Macedonia toughened rules for crossings earlier this month in the wake of the deadly Paris attacks restricting access to citizens from countries typically granted asylum. (Photo: AP/Giannis Papanikos)

Pope Francis waves from his "Popemobile" as he arrives at the Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi on Nov 27, 2015. Pope Francis lashed out at wealthy minorities who hoard resources at the expense of the poor as he visited a crowded slum in the Kenyan capital. (Photo: AFP/Giuseppe Cacace)

talian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi (L) welcomes US Vice-President Joe Biden prior their meeting on Nov 27, 2015 at Villa Taverna in Rome. (Photo: AFP/Filippo Monteforte)

Israeli security forces and emergency personnel evacuate the body of a Palestinian man who rammed his car into Israelis soldiers standing by a bus station on a highway next the Jewish settlement of Kfar Adumim in the occupied West Bank on Nov 27, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)

Relatives of people killed when unidentified gunmen attacked a mosque during prayers on Thursday grieve before their funeral in Bangladesh's Bogra district on Nov 27, 2015. The attack follows a wave of deadly assaults in 2015 on foreigners, secular writers and the Shiite community. (Photo: AP)

Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan performs during the men's short program at the ISU Grand Prix figure skating NHK Trophy in Nagano on Nov 27, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Toshifumi Kitamura)

World number one Jordan Spieth of the US hits a shot out of the bunker on the 8th hole on the second day of the Australian Open golf tournament at the Australian Golf Club in Sydney on Nov 27, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Peter Parks)

South African batsman Jean-Paul Duminy plays a shot against India on the third day of the third cricket test match between the two countries in Nagpur, India on Nov 27, 2015. (Photo: AP/Rafiq Maqbool)

Chicago Bears' Jeremy Langford celebrates his touchdown run during the first half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers on Nov 26, 2015, in Green Bay, Wis. (Photo: AP/Morry Gash)

A French national flag is hanging from a resident's window in downtown Nice, southeastern France, during a national tribute to the 130 people killed in the November 13 Paris attacks. (AFP/Valery Hache)

People attend a solemn ceremony in honour of the 130 people killed in the Paris attacks, at the "Hotel des Invalides". Families of those killed in France's worst-ever terror attack, claimed by the Islamic State group, joined some of the wounded at ceremonies at the Invalides. (AFP/Miguel Medina)

Israeli and Palestinian peace activists stand behind cardboard cut-outs depicting the Israeli separation barrier as they wave a Palestinian national flag during a demonstration near a checkpoint between the West Bank city of Beit Jala and Jerusalem. (AFP/Thomas Coex)

Traditional dancers wave as the plane carrying the Pope prepares to depart in Nairobi on its way to Kampala, Uganda. Pope Francis lashed out at wealthy minorities who hoard resources at the expense of the poor as he visited a crowded Nairobi slum. (AFP/Simon Maina)

An Iranian migrant holds a baby covered with plastic to protect from the rain, as other migrants sit in no man's land demanding to be allowed to pass the Greek-Macedonian border, near the northern Greek village of Idomeni. (AP/Giannis Papanikos)

Police use tear-inducing agents against demonstrators during a protest against the arrest of journalists Can Dundar and Erdem Gul in Ankara. An Istanbul court charged the two with spying after they alleged Turkey's intelligence had covertly sent arms to rebels in Syria. (AFP/Adem Altan)

Figurines holding small signs are displayed during a rally calling for action on climate change in Melbourne. Thousands rallied in the Australian city of Melbourne to demand action on climate change ahead of crunch talks in Paris designed to stop Earth from overheating. (AFP/Paul Crock)

Challenger Tyson Fury (C) is watched by world champion Wladimir Klitschko (L) during the Official Weigh-In in Essen, Germany, prior their heavyweight boxing fight. The title clash will take place in Duesseldorf's LTU arena. (AP/Martin Meissner)

India's Ajinkya Rahane dives in the air as he attempts to take a catch off South Africa's Faf du Plessis on the third day of the third Test cricket match between India and South Africa at The Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur. (AFP/Indranil Mukherjee)

Satoko Miyahara of Japan performs during the women's short programme at the ISU Grand Prix figure skating NHK Trophy in Nagano. (AFP/Toshifumi Kitamura)

Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team's German driver Nico Rosberg drives during the first practice session at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi ahead of the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix. (AFP/Karim Sahib)

Belgium's David Goffin returns the ball to Britain's Kyle Edmund during their tennis match on the first day of the Davis Cup final between Belgium and Britain at the Flanders Expo in Ghent . (AFP/John Thys)

Environmentalists and participants hold up placards that read "Climate Action Now!" during a rally as part of the Earth Parade 2015 in Tokyo, Japan. Environmentalists staged the demonstration march ahead of the international meeting COP21 in Paris. (AFP/KAZUHIRO NOGI)

Aung San Suu Kyi (2nd L), leader of the National League For Democracy (NLD), meets with her elected NLD candidates in Yangon. (AFP PHOTO/MYAT THU)

South Korean-made FA-50 multi-role light fighter aircraft for the Philippine Air Force taxi shortly after landing at the Clark Air Base in Angeles City, Pampanga province, north of Manila. (AFP PHOTO/TED ALJIBE)

Pope Francis arrives at Lubaga Cathedral in Kampala during the Ugandan stage of his landmark trip to Africa. Pope Francis left Kenya for Uganda where he will spend two days before continuing on to Central African Republic. (AFP PHOTO/Carl de Souza)

Protesters at Whitehall near to Parliament House in central London during a demonstration organised by Stop the War Coalition, against the proposed bombing of the Islamic State group in Syria. (Hannah McKay/PA via AP)

People run for cover from tear gas during clashes between protesters and Turkish riot police in Diyarbakir. A leading Kurdish lawyer was shot dead in southeast Turkey after unknown attackers opened fire on a gathering in the Kurdish province, triggering a shootout with police. (AFP/ILYAS AKENGIN)

US President Barack Obama with daughters Malia (L) and Sasha (R) at Pleasant Pops during Small Business in Washington, DC. (AFP PHOTO/MANDEL NGAN)

Spectators watch as a giant inflatable Santa Claus is paraded during the Hamleys Christmas Toy Parade on Regent Street in London. (AFP PHOTO/LEON NEAL)

Manchester City's Sergio Aguero (R) winces as he attempts to steer the ball past Southampton's goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg (L) during the English Premier League football match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

FC Barcelona's Luis Suarez (2ndR) plays the ball against Real Sociedad during a Spanish La Liga football match at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

Britain's Tyson Fury (L) punches Ukraine's Wladimir Klitschko in a world heavyweight title fight for Klitschko's WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO belts in the Esprit Arena in Duesseldorf, western Germany. (AP Photo/Sebastian Konopka)

Switzerland's Carlo Janka reacts in the finish area following his run at the men's World Cup downhill ski race in Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)