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Michael Chan (in white shirt), brother of Australian drug convict and death row prisoner Andrew Chan, arrives at the port in Cilacap where officials and visitors ride the ferry to Nusakambangan maximum security prison island on Apr 27, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Romeo Gacad)

Protesters gather at the Indonesian Embassy in the financial district of Makati city, east of Manila, Philippines for another vigil asking the Indonesian government to stop the execution of convicted Filipino Mary Jane Veloso on Apr 27, 2015. (Photo: AP/Bullit Marquez)

French President Francois Hollande (R) meets with Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott (L) at the Elysee Palace in Paris on Apr 27, 2015. (Photo: AFP/POOL/Francois Mori)

Lunch delivery men or 'Dabbawala' light candles on a tiffin box for the victims of Nepal's earthquake, outside a railway station in Mumbai, India on Apr 27, 2015. (Photo: AP/Rafiq Maqbool)

A picture of Dutch King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima are fixed at the front of a cafe in Amsterdam, on Apr 27, 2015, during King's Day (Koningsdag), the celebration of the birthday of the king. (AFP/ANP/Evert Elzinga)

Rie Saito (C), a 31-year-old deaf former bar hostess, raises her hands in banzai cheers with supporters after she won the election for Tokyo's Kita ward assembly at her campaign office in Tokyo on Apr 27, 2015.(Photo: AFP/Jiji Press)

People walk past "The Eye of Shinjuku," a wall art created by Japanese sculptor Yoshiko Miyashita in 1969, near Shinjuku Station in Tokyo on Apr 27, 2015. (Photo: AP/Koji Sasahara)

Malaysian badminton player Lee Chong Wei, flanked by Malaysian Minister for Youth and Sports Khairy Jamaluddin and Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) deputy president Norza Zakaria, pose for pictures after a press conference in Putrajaya on Apr 27, 2015. (AFP/Mohd Rasfan)

Seattle Sounders' Clint Dempsey, left, holds his nose as he gestures while celebrating scoring a goal against the Portland Timbers in the second half of an MLS soccer match on Apr 26, 2015, in Seattle. The Sounders beat the Timbers 1-0. (Photo: AP/Ted S. Warren)

I. K. Kim of South Korea aims for a putt on the first hole during the final round of the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic presented by CTBC at the Lake Merced Golf Club on Apr 26, 2015 in Daly City, California. (Photo: Robert Laberge/Getty Images/AFP)

New York Mets Lucas Duda (21) is safe as New York Yankees catcher John Ryan Murphy (66) loses the ball scoring on Michael Cuddyer's third-inning double in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium in New York on, Apr 26, 2015. (Photo: AP/Kathy Willens)

An elderly woman watches as she sits inside a residents makeshift area in Bhaktapur, Nepal, Apr 28, 2015. Many people have camped outdoors in the chilly night cold since Saturday’s massive earthquake that shook Nepal’s capital and the densely populated Kathmandu valley. (AP/Bernat Armangue)

A protester displays a placard that reads "death row is a murder and death penalty is not justice" during an anti-death penalty rally in front of the palace in Jakarta on Apr 28, 2015 ahead of the eight foreigner's imminent execution by firing squad at the Nusakambangan prison. (AFP/ Bay Ismoyo) 

British Deputy Prime Minister and leader of the Liberal Democrat Party, Nick Clegg, prepares to address delegates on the economy at a press conference in London, on Apr 28, 2015, ahead of a general election in Britain on May 7, 2015. (AFP/Justin Tallis)

The heads of tuna on a cart are carried by a fish dealer after the day's auction at Tsukiji Wholesale Market in Tokyo Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015. (AP/Shuji Kajiyama)

Hadi Awang, president of opposition Pan-Malaysia Islamic party (PAS), gestures during a lecture at S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) in Singapore on Apr 28, 2015. The lecture is titled “Hudud for All: Implementing Islamic Criminal Law in Malaysia”. (AFP/Roslan Rahman)

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, right, shakes hands with Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani before a meeting in New Delhi, India, on Apr 28, 2015. Ghani is on a three-day visit to India. (AP/Saurabh Das)

Police stand guard Monday, Apr 27, 2015, after rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers. (Photo: AP/Matt Rourke)

A South Korean activist burns a poster showing a picture of Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe depicted as former German chancellor Adolf Hitler during a protest denouncing a visit by Abe to the US, outside the Japanese embassy in Seoul on Apr 28, 2015. (AFP/Jung Yeon-Je)

An AirAsia Philippines Airbus A320 passenger plane with the livery of Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao taxis upon arrival from Cebu city Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015 at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport at suburban Pasay city south of Manila, Philippines. (AP/Bullit Marquez)

Kenta MAtsudaira of Japan returns a ball during his men's singles match against Jonathan Groth of Denmark at the 2015 World Table Tennis Championships at the Suzhou International Expo Center in Suzhou, Jiangsu province on Apr 28, 2015. (AFP/Johannes Eisele)

Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Hafeez (3R) celebrates with teammates after the dsimissal of Bangladesh cricketer Imrul Kayes during the first day of the first cricket Test match between Bangladesh and Pakistan at The Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna on Apr 28, 2015. (AFP/Munir uz Zaman)

Houston Astros' Jed Lowrie is safe at home as he sails over San Diego Padres catcher Derek Norris in the eighth inning of a baseball game Monday, Apr 27, 2015, in San Diego. Lowrie scored on a base hit by Colby Rasmus. (AP/Lenny Ignelzi) 

Rescuers search for victims through rubble in the earthquake damaged area of Bhaktapur on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal. (AFP/MENAHEM KAHANA)

Workers of the German Red Cross (DRK) prepare a load of humanitarian aid for victims of the earthquake in Nepal, in front of an aircraft at Schoenefeld airport outside Berlin. (AFP/POOL/HANNIBAL HANSCHKE)

Nepalese people gather in a shelter in Kathmandu, as desperate villagers rush towards helicopters in remote areas, begging to be airlifted to safety, four days after an earthquake killed nearly 4,500 people. (AFP/MENAHEM KAHANA)

Nepalese people stand in line for water at a camp set up in the wake of a devastating earthquake in Kathmandu. (AFP/PRAKASH SINGH)

Mountain guides and climbers stand beside camping and climbing gear gathered together after an avalanche hit the area, at Everest Base Camp, Nepal. (AP/Nima Namgyal Sherpa)

President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe watch as the United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps march past on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, during a state arrival ceremony for the visiting prime minister. (AP/Susan Walsh)

People walk past burning cars near the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and North Avenue,  in Baltimore, Maryland. Riots have erupted in Baltimore following the funeral service for Freddie Gray, who died last week while in Baltimore police custody. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP)

A pharmacy burns at the corner of Pennsylvania and North avenues during violent protests following the funeral of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Maryland. Gray, 25, who was arrested for possessing a  knife died in police custody. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/AFP)

Hull City's Dame N'Doye (bottom) reaches for the ball with Liverpool's Martin Skrtel (above) during the English Premier League football match at the KC Stadium, Hull. (Martin Rickett/PA via AP) 

Barcelona's Luis Suarez celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's second goal during a Spanish La Liga football match against Getafe at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain. (AP/Emilio Morenatti)

Boxer Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines holds his youngest child, Israel, as they arrive at the Delano Las Vegas hotel in Las Vegas. Pacquiao is scheduled to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a welterweight boxing match in Las Vegas on May 2. (AP/John Locher)

Groom Juan Diaz (L) gives Kentucky Derby hopeful Far Right a bath at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, following the colt's morning workout. (AP/Garry Jones)

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) activists from India show cruelty to animals in laboratories during a street theatre performance in New Delhi on April 23, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Prakash Singh)

Australian professional surfer Micah Lester surfs in Unstad, in the Lofoten Islands within the Arctic Circle. Surfing in the Lofoten Islands has started early in the 60's, and is possible all year long in the Atlantic waters close to 5°C at winter time and 11°C at summer time. (AFP/Olivier Morin)

Rescued migrants disembark off the Italian Guardia di Finanza vessel Denaro at the Sicilian harbour of Catania on April 23, 2015.  (Photo: AFP/Alberto Pizzoli)

A Fiat car is displayed during the 16th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition in Shanghai on Apr 23, 2015.  (Photo: AFP/Wang Zhao)

Indonesia's President Joko Widodo (L) and Zimbabwe counterpart Robert Mugabe (R) walk together after a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the Asian African Conference in Jakarta on April 23, 2015.  (Photo: AFP/Tatan Syuflana)

The beach where the first British troops fought against Ottoman forces on the Gallipoli peninsula in Canakkale.  (Photo: AFP/Ozan Kose)

This view from Puerto Varas, southern Chile, shows a high column of ash and lava spewing from the Calbuco volcano. Calbuco volcano erupted, spewing a giant funnel of ash high into the sky near the southern port city of Puerto Montt and triggering a red alert. (AFP/David Cortes Serey/Agencia Uno)

A mob armed with sticks and rocks attacked the car of Bangladeshi opposition leader Khaleda Zia, damaging vehicles in her convoy and injuring at least two people.  (Photo: AFP/Mahmud Hossain Opu)

Monaco's Aymen Abdennour (L) and his teammate Andrea Raggi (R) challenge for the ball with Juventus' Carlos Tevez during the Champions League quarter-final second leg football match at Louis II stadium in Monaco. (AP/Lionel Cironneau)

Pakistan's Junaid Khan (L) is bowled out by Bangladesh's Arafat Sunny as Bangladesh’s wicketkeeper Mushfiqur Rahim (C) and Shakib Al Hasan watch during their third one-day international cricket match in Dhaka, Bangladesh. (AP/ A.M. Ahad)

Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland returns the ball to Sara Errani (unseen) of Italy in the first round of the Porsche Grand Prix tennis tournament in Stuttgart, Germany. (Marijan Murat/dpa via AP)

Indian school children protect themselves from the heat as they return from school on a hot afternoon in Faridabad, on the outskirts of New Delhi on Apr 24, 2015. Temperatures in the Indian national capital continue to rise as the summer season takes hold. (Photo: AFP/Money Sharma)

Activists of opposition National Conference party shout slogans during a protest in Jammu, India on Apr 24 2015. Various political organizations protested against the shifting of proposed health care institution All India Institute of Medical Sciences from Jammu to Srinagar. (Photo: AP/Channi Anand)

Protesters gather outside the Indonesian Embassy in Manila, Philippines, to appeal on sparing the life of convicted Filipino drug trafficker Mary Jane Veloso on Apr 24 2015, who were sentenced to die by firing squad for illegally trafficking drugs into Indonesia in 2010. (AP/Bullit Marquez)

An elderly woman sits in front of riot police on a road as thousands of South Korean workers march after a mass rally in Seoul on Apr 24 2015, in response to a general strike called by the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions against government labour reforms. (Photo: AFP/Jung Yeon-Je)

Migrants gather in Omonia Square in central Athens after arriving from the Greek Islands to the port of Piraeus on Apr 24 2015. European governments came under increasing pressure to tackle the Mediterranean's migrant crisis ahead of an emergency summit. (Photo: AFP/Louisa Gouliamaki)

German deputies as they commemorate the massacre of 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman forces at their house of Parliament Bundestag, Berlin on Apr 24 2015. Lawmakers drew up a compromise formulation to be debated on the term"genocide" to describe the mass killings 100 years on. (AFP/John Macdougall)

US ambassador to the Czech Republic Andrew Schapiro arrives with the "Convoy of Liberty" in front of the US embassy to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of the WWII in Prague, Czech Republic on Apr24 2015. (Photo: AP/Petr David Josek)

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan waves to supporters as he travels on a bus through the coastal town of Eceabat in Gallipoli peninsula, Turkey, on his way to the Gallipoli centenary ceremonies on, Apr 24, 2015. (Photo: AP/Emrah Gurel)

Retired Danish midfielder and Fiorentina representative Martin Jorgensen and former Spanish goalkeeper and Sevilla representative Ramon Rodriguez Verdejo on stage after the draw for the UEFA Europa League semi-final football matches at UEFA headquarters in Nyon on Apr 24 2015. (AFP/Fabrice Coffrini)

Alexander Levy of France (R) and Li Hao-Tong of China mark their balls on the green during the second round of the Volvo China Open golf tournament in Shanghai on Apr 24, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Johannes Eisele)

Chicago White Sox's Jeff Samardzija, center, tussles with Kansas City Royals players during the seventh inning of a baseball game on Apr 23, 2015, in Chicago. (Photo: AP/Andrew A. Nelles)

Wayland Baptist's Benard Keter takes a victory lap after winning the men's 10,000 meters at the Drake Relays athletics meet on Apr 23, 2015, in downtown Des Moines, Iowa. (Photo: AP/Charlie Neibergall)

Former Guantanamo prison inmate Tunisian Abdul Bin Muhammad Abbas Ouerghi (2nd L) shows his Uruguayan identity card, in front of US embassy, where a group of former Guantanamo prisoners demonstrate claiming damages, in Montevideo on April 24, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Leo Ramire)

Nepalese people sit in an open area following an earthquake, at Lalitpur on the outskirts of Kathmandu on Apr 25, 2015. A powerful 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, causing massive damage in Kathmandu with strong tremors felt across neighbouring countries. (Photo: AFP/Prakash Mathema)

Indian bystanders look at a collapsed house following an earthquake, in Siliguri, on April 25, 2015. A powerful 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, causing massive damage in the capital Kathmandu with strong tremors felt across neighbouring countries. (Photo: AFP/Diptendu Dutta)

The two children of Filipina drug convict Mary Jane Veloso, Mark Darren ( lower C) and Mark Daniel (C), Mary Jane's father Cesar Veloso (L), mother Celia Veloso (behind Cesar) and sister Marites Veloso (red shirt R) arrive in Cilacap to visit Nusakambangan prison on Apr 25, 2015. (Photo: AFP/(Azka) 

A large column of smoke streamed from Chile's Calbuco volcano Friday, prompting new warnings that it could erupt again after unexpectedly roaring back to life and forcing thousands to evacuate. (Photo: AFP/Chilean Air Force)

People pray at Hamza koy beach in the town of Gallipoli during an unofficial Dawn service marking the 100th anniversary of Anzac Day on April 25, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Dimitar Dilkoff)

A deltadoromeus agilis dinosaur skeleton is on display during the two-day offline meeting sponsored by Japan's video sharing website "Niconico Douga" (smiling video) in Chiba, suburban Tokyo, on April 25, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Toshifumi Kitamura)

Indian security forces patrol near a polling station in North Dum Dum area, on the outskirts of Kolkata on April 25, 2015. The voting is going on in full swing in the 91 municipal corporations election around the state. (Photo: AFP/Dibyangshu Sarkar)

Surfboats head towards the shore to commemorate the Gallipoli landing 100 years ago at Collaroy Beach in Sydney on April 25, 2015. (Photo: /AFPSaeed Khan)

Gerrit Cole #45 of the Pittsburgh Pirates walks into his dugout after coming out of the game in the seventh inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on April 24, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. Pittsburgh won 4-1. (Photo: AFP/Norm Hall/Getty Images)

David Howell of England tees off during the third round of the Volvo China Open golf tournament in Shanghai on April 25, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Johannes Eisele)

Movistar cycling team leader Spaniard Alejandro Valverde (C) and teammates train on April 24, 2015 near Remouchamps on Apr 24, 2015, two days before the one day race Liege-Bastogne-Liege. (Photo: AFP/Eric Feferberg)

Family members break down during the cremation of earthquake victims in Kathmandu, Nepal on Apr 26, 2015. A strong 7.8  magnitude earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday. (AP/Niranjan Shrestha)

Chinese search and rescue personnel walk with their search dogs as they prepare to head to Nepal from Beijing on Apr 26, 2015. China dispatched a 62 search and rescue team to Nepal, after being hit by a massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake that killed nearly 2000 lives. (AFP)

Plastic containers with drinking water is loaded into an Indian Air Force aircraft headed to Nepal, at an Indian Air Force base near New Delhi on Apr 26, 2015. A strong magnitude 7.9 earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday. (AP/Altaf Qadri)

Pakistani soldiers load relief supplies on Apr 26, 2015 for victims of the Nepal earthquake into a C-130 aircraft at the Chaklala military airbase in Rawalpindi. Nepal rescuers are searching for survivors of a huge quake on Apr 25 that killed nearly 2000 lives. (AFP/Inter Services Public Relations) 

Foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) arrive for the 26th ASEAN Summit Foreign Ministers Meeting at Kuala Lumpur Convention Center in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Apr 26, 2015. (AP/Joshua Paul)

A Kazakh boy casts his mother's ballot into the box at a polling station outside Almaty, Kazakhstan on Apr 26, 2015. Voters in Kazakhstan turned out in abundance at polling stations Sunday for a presidential election. (Photo: AP/Pavel Mikheyev)

Participants with placards and banners march during the Tokyo Rainbow Pride 2015 parade in Tokyo on Apr 26, 2015. About 3,000 people took part in the annual gay parade, amid growing calls for more legal protection for the sexual minority. (Photo: AFP/Toru Yamanaka)

Pope Francis arrives to celebrate a mass and a priests ordination ceremony on Apr 26, 2015 in St Peter's Basilica at the Vatican. (Photo: AFP/Andreas Solaro)

Li Haotong of China hits from a bunker on the 2nd hole during the final round of the Volvo China Open in Shanghai, China on  Apr 26, 2015. (AP Photo)

Belgian racer Philippe Gilbert of BMC Racing Team is pictured prior to the start of the 101st Liege-Bastogne-Liege one-day classic cycling race on Apr 26, 2015 in Liege. (Photo: AFP/Belga/Eric Lalmand)

Wladimir Klitschko, of Ukraine, poses for fans after a heavyweight boxing match against Bryant Jennings on Apr 26, 2015, at Madison Square Garden in New York. Klitschko won the fight by unanimous decision. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

US professional golfer Tiger Woods holds a golf clinic for Japanese guests in Yokohama, suburban Tokyo on Apr 26, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Kazuhiro Nogi)