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Participants leave an arena after a fire broke out during an event held as part of the 'Make in India Week' in Mumbai. (AFP PHOTO/STR)

Sen. Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr., son of the late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos, in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila. Marcos Jr. is running for vice-president with Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago, one of five presidential candidates in the coming elections this May. (AP/Aaron Favila)

A Filipino couple checks bouquets at a flower market during Valentine's Day in Manila, Philippines. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

Demonstrators march under the rain in Bordeaux, southwestern France, during a demonstration against pesticides and GMOs (genetically modified organisms). The banner reads "Pesticides are against life", "Children exposed to pesticides" and "we are all small seeds". (AFP Photo)

Pope Francis waves at the crowd from the popemobile on his way to take a helicopter to Ecatepec - a rough, crime-plagued Mexico City suburb - where he will celebrate an open-air mass in Mexico City. (AFP PHOTO/ANTONIO NAVA)

Workers move sacks of emergency food supplies in and out of Ethiopia's largest "strategic grain reserve" depot in Adama. Ethiopia is in the grip of an El Nino drought with 10.2 million people - 10 per cent of the population - needing food aid. (AFP Photo)

Liverpool's Jordan Henderson (L) and Aston Villa's Carles Gil battle for the ball during the English Premier League football match at Villa Park, Birmingham, England. (Nick Potts/PA via AP) 

Manchester City's Raheem Sterling (R) fights for the ball with Tottenham's Kyle Walker during the English Premier League football match at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

India's Shikhar Dhawan (R) plays a shot as Sri Lankan captain and wicketkeeper Dinesh Chandimal (C) looks on during the third T20 international cricket match at the Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam. (AFP PHOTO/Noah SEELAM)

Craig Breen of Ireland and his co-driver Scott Martin of Britain steer their Citroen DS3 WRC during the final stage of the Rally Sweden, second round of the FIA World Rally Championship in Hagfors, Sweden. (AFP Photo)

Two rescue workers stand next to the remains of the Wei-Kuan complex which collapsed in the 6.4-magnitude earthquake in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan. (AFP PHOTO/Sam Yeh)

A 40-year-old man (C), identified by local media as Lee Tsung-tian, is checked by medical personnel after being rescued from the rubble at the Wei-Kuan complex which collapsed in the 6.4-magnitude earthquake, in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan. (AFP PHOTO/Sam Yeh)

Rioters set fires on streets in Mongkok district of Hong Kong as they clash with police overnight and into the early hours in a crowded area of Kowloon. The unrest started when local authorities tried to prevent street food sellers from operating on Monday night. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi (centre in front row) takes her seat after standing along with other lawmakers for the arrival of Speaker of Union Parliament during the inauguration session of Union Parliament in Naypyidaw, Myanmar. (AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo)

North Koreans gather at the Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang to celebrate a satellite launch. People in Pyongyang danced and watched fireworks the day after the rocket launch that has been strongly condemned by many countries around the world. (AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin)

South Korean residents in Japan protest in front of the headquarters of the pro-Pyongyang General Association of Korean Residents in Japan, in Tokyo, denouncing the missile launch by North Korea. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

A Cambodian woman smiles as she holds sugar cane in front of a lion dance at a temple as people mark the start of the Lunar New Year in Kandal province. (AFP PHOTO/TANG CHHIN SOTHY)

A protester walks past shopping trolleys and tractors as he and others block a road near Saintes, western France, during a demonstration by farmers against the purchase price of their products by supermarkets. (AFP Photo)

Macedonian soldiers build a second border fence to prevent illegal crossings by migrants at the Greek-Macedonian border near Gevgelija. (AFP Photo)

A pedestrian walks in a snowstorm in Fairhaven, Massachusetts, USA. Coastal communities in Massachusetts are bracing for possible coastal flooding as a potent winter storm moves into the region. (Peter Pereira/Standard Times via AP) 

Macx Davies of Canada shoots during the team mixed relay at the IBU biathlon World Cup in Canmore, Alberta. (Mike Ridewood/The Canadian Press via AP)

France's Benoit Paire returns the ball to Ivan Dodig of Croatia during the first round of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam. (AFP Photo)

Myanmar army officials inspect the wreckage of a military passenger plane which crashed in a field near the airport in Naypyidaw on Feb 10, 2016. Four Myanmar military personnel were killed and one was seriously injured after the small air force propeller plane crashed, officials said. (Photo: AFP)

Thai correctional officers escort Artur Segarra Princep (C) leaving the Criminal Court for 1st detention in Bangkok, Thailand on Feb 10, 2016. Princep who is the prime suspect in the gruesome murder of a fellow Spaniard is in Thai custody after being arrested in Cambodia. (Photo: AP/Sakchai Lalit)

Roman catholic faithful have their religious ornaments blessed by a bishop (R) during the observance of Ash Wednesday at a church ground in Manila on Feb 10, 2016. The 40-day period of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, with Catholics around the world observing the season. (Photo: AFP/Ted Aljibe)

A visitor looks at a map of the Korean peninsula at the exhibition hall of the unification observatory in South Korea on Feb 10, 2016. South Korea says it will suspend the operations at a joint industrial park with North Korea in response to the North's recent rocket launch. (Photo: AP/Lee Jin-man)

Rescue workers using excavators continue to search the rubble of a collapsed building complex in Tainan, Taiwan on Feb 10, 2016. The Tainan District Prosecutors Office said in a statement that they have approved the detention of three construction company executives. (Photo: AP/Annie Ho)

An excavator breaks open the remains of apartments during the search and rescue operation at the Wei-Kuan complex which collapsed in the 6.4-magnitude earthquake, in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan on Feb 10, 2016. (Photo: AFP/Anthony Wallace)

Rescue workers stand in front of two trains that collided head-on near Bad Aibling, Germany on Feb 10, 2016. Eleven people have been killed and dozens were injured. (Photo: AP/Matthias Schrader)

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during her primary night gathering at Southern New Hampshire University on Feb 9, 2016 in Hooksett, New Hampshire, United States.(Photo: Darren McCollester/Getty Images/AFP)

Dimension Data team leader Britain's Mark Cavendish (L) rides in the pack in the Pearl Corniche district in Doha during the second stage of the 2016 Tour of Qatar cycling race, starting and finishing at the Qatar University on Feb 9, 2016. (Photo: AFP)

Vancouver Canucks left wing Sven Baertschi (F) passes the puck to Vancouver Canucks center Bo Horvat (L) as Colorado Avalanche center Andreas Martinsen and goalie Semyon Varlamov defend in the third period of an NHL hockey game on Feb 9, 2016 in Denver, United States. (Photo: AP/David Zalubowski)

Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors drives on Ty Lawson #3 of the Houston Rockets at ORACLE Arena on Feb 9, 2016 in Oakland, California, United States. (Photo: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP)

Mauro Bogado of Argentina's Huracan kicks the ball past William Diaz of Venezuela's Caracas FC during their Copa Libertadores soccer match in Caracas, Venezuela Feb 9, 2016. (Photo: AP/Fernando Llano)

Supporters try to prevent suspects from having their pictures taken as they leave court on bail in Hong Kong on Feb 11, 2016. Several dozen people appeared in a Hong Kong court to face rioting charges following a violent clash between protesters and police. (Photo: AP/Vincent Yu)

A South Korean man shouts slogans during an anti-North Korea rally in Seoul, South Korea on Feb 11, 2016. Large white trucks streamed across the world's most armed border as South Korean workers began shutting down a jointly run industrial park in North Korea. (Photo: AP/Lee Jin-man)

Rescue team member stands by as heavy excavation machinery digs through the rubble of a collapsed building in Taiwan on Feb 11, 2016. Tainan District Prosecutors Office said they have approved the detention of three construction company of the Weiguan Golden Dragon building. (Photo: AP/Johnson Lai)

Visitors hang small written wishes on wooden votive tablets at Yushima Tenjin shrine in Tokyo on Feb 11, 2016. Every year many students and their parents come to the shrine to pray for success at exam time as the annual school entrance examination season started. (Photo: AFP/Kazuhiro Nogi)

Former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapakse's second son Yoshitha Rajapakse (2nd L) is taken away to further remand after a magistrate in the Colombo suburb of Kaduwela denied him bail on Feb 11, 2016. (Photo: AFP/Ishara S. Kodikara)

Indian paramilitary soldiers ask a Kashmiri Muslim man to turn back at a temporary check post during a curfew in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir on Feb 11, 2016. Authorities have imposed curfew on movement of people after separatist leaders called for a strike in New Delhi. (Photo: AP/Dar Yasin)

Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan (C) during a visit to Raj Ghat, the memorial to the father of the Indian nation Mahatma Gandhi, in New Delhi on Feb 11, 2016. The crown prince is on three-day state visit to India until Feb 12. (Photo: AFP/Money Sharma)

French police work near the wreckage of a school minibus after it crashed into a truck near Rochefort on Feb 11, 2016, killing at least six children, police said, a day after another road accident involving a school bus left two youngsters dead. (Photo: AFP)

Devaugntah Williams #0 of the Texas Tech Red Raiders goes to the basket against Georges Niang #31 and Abdel Nader #2 of the Iowa State Cyclones during the game on Feb 10, 2016 at United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock, Texas. Texas Tech defeated Iowa State 85-82. (Photo: John Weast/Getty Images/AFP)

 Nishikori of Japan returns a shot to Ryan Harrison of the United States during their singles match on Day 3 of the Memphis Openat the Racquet Club of Memphis on Feb 10, 2016 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. (Photo: Stacy Revere/Getty Images/AFP)

New York Rangers Henrik Lundqvist (30) lies on the puck in the goal crease with Pittsburgh Penguins' Patric Hornqvist (72) looking for a rebound during the first period the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh on Feb 10, 2016. The Rangers won 3-0. (Photo: AP/Gene J. Puskar)

Lyon's French defender Jeremy Morel challenges with Paris Saint-Germain's French defender Serge Aurier during the French Cup football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) vs Lyon (OL) on Feb 10, 2016 at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris. (Photo: AFP)

A member of a rescue team stands by as heavy excavation machinery continues to dig through the rubble of a collapsed building complex in Tainan, Taiwan, following an earthquake. (AP Photo/Johnson Lai)

Objects believed to be debris from a North Korean rocket are displayed on a South Korean navy ship at the Second Fleet Command of Navy in Pyeongtaek, south of Seoul. The objects were recovered from waters some 105km off Ochung Island in the Yellow Sea. (AFP PHOTO/YONHAP)

Anti-North Korean activists burn placards showing North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as they protest the latest nuclear test and rocket launch by Pyongyang, in Seoul. (AFP PHOTO/Ed Jones)

A vehicle leaving the Kaesong joint industrial zone is inspected at a customs checkpoint at the CIQ immigration centre near the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) separating North and South Korea, in Paju. South Korea suspended operations at the Kaesong industrial complex in North Korea. (AFP/Ed Jones)

Several dozen people appear in a Hong Kong court to face rioting charges following a violent clash earlier this week between protesters and police sparked by a clampdown on holiday street food vendors. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

Taxi drivers block Whitehall as they demonstrate in central London. Up to 5,000 taxi drivers protested in central London over threats to passenger safety and deregulation. (AFP Photo)

The wreckage of a school bus after it crashed into a truck in Rochefort  in the western Charente-Maritime region, France, killing at least six children. (AFP Photo)

Migrants arrive from the eastern Greek islands by ferry at the Athens' port of Piraeus. The International Organisation for Migration announced that 409 people have died this year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

At least 30 people died in a prison riot as riot police and relatives of inmates gather in the northern city of Monterrey in Mexico. (AFP PHOTO/FRANCISCO COBOS)

Belinda Bencic of Switzerland returns the ball to Annika Beck of Germany during the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy 2016 tennis tournament match in St. Petersburg, Russia. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

Japan's Chisaki Maeda in action at the Hafjell Olympic Slope where the alpine skiing competition will take place before the Winter Youth Olympic Games, in Lillehammer, Norway. (Arnt Folvik/ IOC via AP)

Brazil's Elian Sabra Rocha in action at The Kristins Hall one day ahead of the start of the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway. (Thomas Lovelock / IOC via AP)

Members of a bomb squad unit inspect the scene following five roadside bomb blasts at four separate locations by suspected separatist militants in Bacho district in Thailand's restive southern province of Narathiwat on Feb 13, 2016. (Photo: AFP/Madaree Tohlala)

The Political Director of the French Foreign Ministry Nicolas de Riviere, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin at the Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany on Feb 13, 2016. (Photo: AFP)

A handout picture released on Feb 13, 2016 shows Pope Francis (R) hugging Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill during a historic meeting in Havana on Feb 12, 2016. Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill sat down for the first meeting in nearly a thousand years. (Photo: AFP)

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (R) and Sweden Prime Minister Stefan Löfven (L) inaugurate the ‘Make in India’ centre in Mumbai on Feb 13, 2016. ‘Make in India’ is an initiative launched last year encouraging international companies to manufacture goods in India. (Photo: AP/Rajanish Kakade)

A Palestinian woman sits next to her luggage as she waits for her turn to enter the Rafah border crossing with Egypt on Feb 13, 2016. The Islamic militant group Hamas that rules Gaza says Egypt has opened its border with the territory for the first time this year. (Photo: AP/ Khalil Hamra)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the University of South Florida Sun Dome on Feb 12, 2016 in Tampa, Florida. The process to select the next Democratic and Republican Presidential candidate continues. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images/AFP)

Sophia, who is born with microcephaly, sleeps before her therapy session at the Pedro I hospital in Campina Grande, Brazil on Feb 12, 2016. The Zika virus, spread by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, is suspected to be linked with occurrences of microcephaly in new born babies. (Photo: AP/Felipe Dana)

Jari-Matti Latvala of Finland and his co-driver Mikka Anttila steer their Volkswagen Polo during the 10th stage of the Rally Sweden, second round of the FIA World Rally Championship on Feb 13, 2016 in Fredriksberg, Sweden. (Photo: AFP)

Fritz Deopfer of Germany skies down the course during his first run at the FIS Ski World Cup 2015/2016 6th men's giant slalom in Naeba, Niigata prefecture on Feb 13, 2016. (Photo: AFP/Toshifumi Kitamura)

In this photo taken with a fisheye lens Tobias Wendl (F) and Tobias Arlt, of Germany, compete during the doubles luge World Cup race in Altenberg, eastern Germany on Feb 13, 2016. (Photo: AP/Jens Meyer)

Calgary Flames' Matt Stajan (18) tries to get a shot off as he is shoved to the ice by Arizona Coyotes' Michael Stone (26) as Coyotes goalie Louis Domingue (L) protects the net during the second period of an NHL hockey game on Feb 12, 2016, in Glendale, United States. (Photo: AP/Ross D. Franklin)

Senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr., the son of the late Philippine strongman Ferdinand Marcos, waves to the crowd at a gathering of a religious group in Manila, Philippines on Feb 14, 2016. Five candidates are running for president in the coming elections this May. (Photo: AP/Aaron Favila)

Visitors tour near a wire fence covered with ribbons carrying messages left by visitors wishing for the reunification of the two Koreas, at the Imjingak Pavilion near the border village of Panmunjom which separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Paju on Feb 14, 2016. (Photo: AP/Lee Jin-man)

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (R) shakes hands with Ghana's president John Dramani Mahama during a welcoming ceremony before a meeting, at the Saadabad Palace on Feb 14, 2016 in Tehran. (Photo: AFP)

Druze residents of the Buqata village in the Israeli annexed Golan Heights hold a placard depicting a portrait of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad during a protest on Feb 14, 2016 against Israel's annexation of the Golan Heights in 1981. (Photo: AFP)

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem on Feb 14, 2016. (Photo: AP/Dan Balilty, Pool)

New members of the Afghan National Army attend their graduation ceremony at the Afghan Military Academy in Kabul, Afghanistan on Feb 14, 2016. Over 1700 Afghan National Army (ANA) graduated after receiving a 3-month training program in Kabul. (Photo: AP/Rahmat Gul)

The Central African Republic presidential candidate Faustin Archange Touadera leaves a polling station in Bangui on Feb 14, 2016 after casting his ballot for delayed legislative elections and a presidential run-off, after the country's worst sectarian violence since independence in 1960.(Photo: AFP)

French right-wing Les Republicains (LR) party delegate Vice-President, Laurent Wauquiez delivers a speech during the LR National Council on Feb 14, 2016 in Paris. (Photo: AFP/Lionel Bonaventure)

Bruce Tasker and Joel Fearon of United Kingdom compete during the third run of the two-men Bobsleigh event of the Bobsleigh and Skeleton World Championships in Innsbruck/Igls, Austria, Feb 14, 2016. (Photo: AFP)

Norway's Therese Johaug is chased by her compatriot Heidi Weng during the women's 10 km mass start competition at the FIS Cross-Country World Cup in Falun, Sweden, Feb 14, 2016. (Photo: AFP)

New Zealand’s Brendon McCullum bats against Australia on the third day of the first International Cricket Test match at Basin Reserve in Wellington, New Zealand on Feb 14, 2016. (Photo: Ross Setford/SNPA via AP)

Kacper Tarnawski of Poland falls as he competes in the Men's Luge Singles at the Lillehammer Olympic Sliding Center during the Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lillehammer Norway on Feb 14, 2016. (Photo: Thomas Lovelock /IOC via AP)