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Supporters of a Hillary Clinton's yet-to-be announced presidential campaign participate in a rally in Manhattan in New York City. Clinton is expected to launch her anticipated 2016 presidential campaign with an announcement. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP)

An Egyptian man stands in an armoured vehicle as residents gather outside a police station in North Sinai's provincial capital of El-Arish after it was targeted by a car bomb. (AFP PHOTO/STR)

Participants hold a banner with the slogan "March of the living, Hungary" during a commemoration of the anniversary of the Holocaust in front of the local synagogue of Budapest. (AFP/ATTILA KISBENEDEK)

Syrians inspecting a destroyed car after an airstrike in Ansari neighbourhood in Aleppo. (Website of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights via AP)

The Rev. Al Sharpton (R) speaks during a service at Charity Missionary Baptist Church in the wake of the death of Walter Scott, the black driver who was fatally shot by a white police officer after he fled a traffic stop in North Charleston, South Carolina. (AP/David Goldman)

People calling for gun control demonstrate on a street a few blocks away from the site of the National Rifle Association convention in Nashville, Tennessee. (AP/Mark Humphrey)

Demonstrators sing the national anthem during an anti-government protest at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro. Anti-government demonstrators marched in cities throughout Brazil to demand the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff. (AP/Silvia Izquierdo)

Leftist Turks during a protest against the government in Ankara, Turkey. The protesters were calling on people to defeat President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his government in the June 7 general election. (AP/Burhan Ozbilici)

Manchester City's Sergio Aguero (L) celebrates with teammate David Silva after scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match against Manchester United at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England. (AFP/PAUL ELLIS)

Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic )L) vies with Queens Park Rangers' Karl Henry during the English Premier League football match at Loftus Road Stadium in London. (AFP/BEN STANSALL)

India's Singh Satbir (C) vies for the ball against South Korea during a third place play-off match at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup men's field hockey tournament in Malaysia's northern town of Ipoh in Perak state. (AFP/MOHD RASFAN)

Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team's British driver Lewis Hamilton (C) is spayed with champagne by teammate Nico Rosberg (R) of Germany on the podium after Hamilton won the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix and Rosberg finished second in Shanghai. (AFP/Greg BAKER)

People riding on a motorbike react as a boy splashes water on them during traditional Thai New Year celebrations or Songkran water festival in Bangkok. (AP/Sakchai Lalit)

Workers clean the bronze statue of King Sejong at Gwanghwamun Plaza in Seoul, South Korea. (AP/Ahn Young-joon)

British Prime Minister and Conservative Party leader David Cameron (L) talks with a local family as he campaigns in Alnwick, north east England. (AFP/POOL/PETER MACDIARMID)

Yemeni children holding weapons protest in front of the United Nations office in Sanaa against strikes by the Saudi-led coalition. (AFP/MOHAMMED HUWAIS)

A man tries to save his house from fire in the village of Smolenka near Chita. Russian authorities say out-of-control agricultural fires have killed at least 15 people, injured hundreds more and destroyed more than 1,000 homes in Siberia. (AP/Evgeny Yepanchintsev)

Guinean opposition supporters run during clashes with anti-riot policemen in Conakry. (AFP/CELLOU BINANI)

Migrants arrive at the port in the Tunisian town of Zarzis, some 50km west of the Libyan border, following their rescue by Tunisia's coastguard and navy after their vessel overturned off Libya. (AFP/FETHI NASRI)

Hundreds of people gather on the beach in Les Aigrettes, on the western coast of the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion, to pay tribute to a 13-year-old boy who was attacked and killed by a shark. It was the 16th shark attack on the island since 2011. (AFP/RICHARD BOUHET)

Liverpool's Joe Allen (R) fights for the ball against Newcastle's Daryl Janmaat during the English Premier League football match at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England. (AP/Jon Super)

English Captain Alastair Cook is bowled out for 11 by Kemar Roach (2nd R) during day one of the first test match between West Indies and England at the Sir Vivian Richard Stadium in St John's, Antigua. (AFP/MARK RALSTON)

Bradley Wiggins of Britain in action during the 113th edition of the Paris-Roubaix cycling classic, a 253.5km one-day race, in which 51.1km are run on cobblestones, at the velodrome in Roubaix, northern France. (AP/Bernard Papon/ Pool)

Masters defending champion Bubba Watson (L) places the Green Jacket on 2015 Champion Jordan Spieth at the 79th Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. (AFP/DON EMMERT)

A woman stands alongside crosses at Freedom-Corner in Uhuru Park in Nairobi during a candlelight vigil for the victims of an attack claimed by Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab insurgents on a university campus in Kenya's northern town of Garissa, in which 148 people were killed. (AFP/Tony Karumba)

A woman lays flowers where Boris Nemtsov, Russian opposition leader and critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down near the Kremlin in Moscow. Nemtsov supporters gathered to commemorate 40 days since his death, a special day in the Orthodox Christian tradition. (AP/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (R) takes part in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by the Kremlin Wall in Moscow. (AFP/Pool/Ivan Sekretarev)

Members of the Unified Workers' Central clash with the police during a demonstration in support of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, in front of the National Congress in Brasilia. Support for Rousseff has slumped in recent weeks to leave her with a 19 per cent approval rating. (AFP/Evaristo Sa)

Protesters rally in front on the Indonesian Embassy in suburban Manila, calling on Indonesian President Joko Widodo to save the life of convicted drug trafficker Mary Jane Veloso. Her family insisted that an international drug syndicate framed the single mother of two young boys. (AFP/Jay Directo)

Demonstrators lie on the street in front of the Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration in Los Angeles, California. The 'Remember Me' march was organised in downtown Los Angeles for people who have been killed by law enforcement. (AFP/Ringo Chiu/Getty Images)

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi (C) takes part in a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier under the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Essebsi started on Apr 7 a two-day visit to France. (AFP/Bertrand Guay)

A tourist takes pictures amidst soap bubbles from a mist blowing machine at Universal Studios, a popular tourist destination in Sentosa, Singapore. The government announced new plans for its global marketing campaign to tap on the country's year-long 50th birthday celebration. (AP/Wong Maye-E)

People walk under cherry blossom trees near the national assembly in Seoul. The spring season has arrived in South Korea drawing tens of thousands of visitors into the mountains and flower gardens around Seoul to see the cherry blossoms. (AFP/Jung Yeon-je)

Austin Rivers (L) of the Los Angeles Clippers drives on Robert Sacre of the Los Angeles Lakers during a 105-100 Laker win at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. (AFP/Harry How/Getty Images)

Ivan Gonzalez of Paraguay’s Guarani does a back kick during a Copa Libertadores football game against Argentina’s Racing Club in Asuncion, Paraguay. Guarani defeated Racing 2-0. (AP/Jorge Saenz)

Queens Park Rangers' English-born Scottish midfielder Matt Phillips (2nd L) scores the opening goal past Aston Villa's US goalkeeper Brad Guzan during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Queens Park Rangers at Villa Park in Birmingham, central England. (AFP/Glyn Kirk)

Schoolgirls walk past a burning garbage dump in Mumbai, India. Air pollution kills millions of people every year, including more than 627,000 in India, according to the World Health Organization. The WHO puts 13 Indian cities in the world's 20 most polluted. (Photo: AP/Rafiq Maqbool)

Bhutan Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay signs the visitor's book as Sri Lankan Foreign Minister, Mangala Samaraweera looks on during a welcome ceremony of his three-day official visit at the Bandaranaike International airport in Katunayake. (Photo: AFP/Lakruwan Wanniarachchi)

Sandra Suh, holds the hand of an unidentified woman as they walk from the arrival gate of Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing. North Korea has deported the American woman who frequently visited the country. (Photo: AP/Ng Han Guan)

A handout picture released by the official website of the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani shows him speaking during a ceremony marking the National day of Nuclear Technology in Tehran. (Photo: AFP/HO/Iranian Presidency)

A worker attaches the name tag of a Buddhist who made a donation to a lantern for the upcoming celebrations for Buddha's birthday on May 25 at Jogye Temple in Seoul, South Korea. The letters on lanterns read: "A gentle and easy death." (Photo: AP/Ahn Young-joon)

Thai police and officials cut counterfeit goods during the annual destruction of intellectual property goods in Pathum Thani province, suburb of Bangkok. They destroyed 130 tonnes of counterfeit and pirated goods worth 3,767 million baht (US$117.7 million). (Photo: AFP/Pornchai)

Heather Mack of the US carries her baby as she arrives for her trial at a Denpasar court on Indonesia's resort island of Bali. Indonesian prosecutors have recommended a 15 year prison sentence for Mack, for the murder of her mother. (Photo: AFP/Sonny Tumbelaka)

Aung San Suu Kyi, chairman of the National League for Democracy and lower house parliament member arrives prior to a parliament session in Nay Pyi Taw where Myanmar's President Thein Sein held rare talks on Apr 8 with influential allies and rivals. (Photo: AFP/Soe Than Win)

Jack Nicklaus of the United States waits on a tee during the Par 3 Contest prior to the start of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo: AFP/Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Brazilian Cruzeiro's player Alisson (L) vies for the ball with Venezuelan Mineros' player Zamir Valoyes (R) during their 2015 Libertadores Cup football match at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. (Photo: AFP/Douglas Magno)

Lafayette 'Fat' Lever (2L) Denver Nuggets alum poses with his family as he is honored during half time against the Los Angeles Lakers at Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo: AFP/Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Rickie Weeks #25 of the Seattle Mariners reacts after striking out in the eighth inning against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Safeco Field in Seattle, Washington. The Angels defeated the Mariners 5-3. (Photo: AFP/Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Orphaned, injured and disabled Syrian children attend a party organized by a non-governmental organisation, Douma Society, and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent in the rebel-held area of Douma, east of the capital Damascus on Apr 9, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Abd Doumany)

People march during a rally for peace in tribute to the victims of 50 years of conflict in Colombia, in Bogota, on Apr 9, 2015.  (Photo: AFP/Eitan Abramovich)

Around 2,500 fifth-grade students from across Los Angeles County take part in a Guinness World Record attempt for largest Ribbon Dance by simultaneously performing a choreographed dance routine on Apr 9, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo: AFP/Frederic J Brown)

US President Barack Obama arrives in Panama City on Apr 9, 2015 for a summit of leaders from the Americas, where thawing ties with Cuba top the agenda.  (Photo: AFP/Raul Arboleda)

Crews work to clean debris on the IL-72 after a tornado came through the town earlier in the day on Apr 9, 2015 in Fairdale, Illinois. Seven people were injured and one person was killed when tornadoes and thunderstorms passed through the northwestern suburbs of Chicago. (AFP/Jon Durr/Getty Images)

Residents attempt to save melon-headed whales beached on the shore of Hokota city, northeast of Tokyo. More than 130 melon-headed whales - a member of the dolphin family usually found in the deep ocean - were stranded on the coast about 100 kms northeast of Tokyo. (Photo: AFP/Toshifumi Kitamura)

A Sudanese woman rides a donkey, carrying wood, inside the Zam Zam camp for Internally Displaced People (IDP), North Darfur. (Photo: AFP/Ashraf Shazly)

Family members of Philippine domestic worker on death row Mary Jane Veloso, (from L-R) father Cesar Veloso, 59, sons Mark Daniel Candelaria, 12, Mark Darren Candelaria, 8 and mother Celia Veloso, 55, rally near the Malacanang Presidential palace in Manila on Apr 10, 2015.  (Photo: AFP/Jay Directo)

Hassan Whiteside #21 of the Miami Heat posts up Joakim Noah #13 of the Chicago Bulls during a game at American Airlines Arena on April 9, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo: AFP/Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Cody Asche #25 of the Philadelphia Phillies hits a single in the fourth inning against the Boston Red Sox at Citizens Bank Park on April 9, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Red Sox won 6-2. (Photo: AFP/Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Brazilian Atletico Mineiro and Colombian Santa Fe players argue with referees during their Libertadores Cup match, at Independencia Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on April 9, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Douglas Magno)

Ferrari's German driver Sebastian Vettel drives his car during the first practice session of the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai on Apr 10, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Johannes Eisele)

Leaders of the Americas (background) watch performers during the opening ceremony of the VII Americas Summit in Panama City on April 10, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Rodrigo Arangua)

Tributes to victims of the Sewol ferry disaster are displayed in their classroom at Danwon high school in Ansan, south of Seoul on April 11, 2015. (AFP/Ed Jones)

A convention attendee looks at a rifle made by Springfield Armory at the 2015 NRA Annual Convention in Nashville, Tennessee on April 10, 2015. The annual NRA meeting and exhibit, expected to draw over 70,000 people, runs till April 12. (AFP/Karen Bleier)

French animal trainer Remi Flachaire leads a show during the inauguration of Tiger World, a new attraction of Amneville zoo, on April 10, 2015. (AFP/Jean-Christophe Verhaegen)

Topless demonstrators with PETA who are wearing body paint protest against Canada's annual seal hunt outside the Canadian Embassy in Washington, DC, April 10, 2015.  (AFP/Saul Loeb)

Supporters of the Shiite Huthi movement take part in a demonstration in Sanaa on April 10, 2015 against the Saudi-led military "Decisive Storm" air campaign targeting Huthi rebels and their allies in Yemen. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)

Israeli security forces hold a position during clashes with Palestinian protesters, near the Ofer Israeli military prison, located near the West Bank village of Beitunia, after a march by Palestinians to protest the building of Israeli settlements on Palestinian occupied land. (AFP/Abbas Momani)

Arabian Oryx walk at the Arabian Oryx Sanctuary in Umm Al-Zamool, some 290 kms south of Abu Dhabi near the Saudi Arabia-UAE border, on April 10, 2015. (AFP/Karim Sahib)

McClure, driver of the #24 Hefty Easy Grip Cups Toyota, and Brandon Gdovic, driver of the #55 WindStax Chevrolet, lead a pack of cars during the NASCAR XFINITY Series O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 10, 2015 in Fort Worth, Texas. (AFP/Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Fernando Meneses (L) and Jesus Paganoni (C) of Veracruz vies for the ball with Jorge Zarate of Morelia during their Mexican Clausura tournament football match at the Luis Pirata Fuente stadium on April 10, 2015 in Veracruz. (AFP/Carlos Solis)

Juan Lagares #12 of the New York Mets fails to catch this ball in the eighth inning that resulted in a double by Chris Johnson #23 of the Atlanta Braves during the Braves home opener at Turner Field on April 10, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (AFP/Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Noh Seung-Yul of South Korea hits a shot on the 2nd hole during Round 2 of the 79th Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 10, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (AFP/Don Emmert)

The north front of the US Capitol is closed and a parameter created with police tape, in Washington DC. Police say the US Capitol is on lockdown as a precaution after shots were fired in what appears to be an attempted suicide. (Photo: AP/Carolyn Kaster)

Pope Francis leads a mass for Armenian Catholics marking 100 years since the mass killings of Armenians under the Ottoman Empire at St Peter's basilica in Vatican. (Photo: AFP/Andreas Solaro)

A picture provided by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) shows Saudi Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdulaziz bin Abdullah meeting with French Foreign Affairs minister Laurent Fabius upon his arrival to the Saudi capital, Riyadh. (Photo: AFP/SPA/HO)

A porter ascends towards Everest Base Camp with Mount Everest seen in the background at Gorakshep, Nepal. Mountaineers are returning to Everest as the climbing industry recovers from last year's deadly disaster on the world's highest peak. (Photo: AP/Tashi Sherpa)

This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-un inspecting the construction site of Terminal 2 building of Pyongyang International Airport in Pyongyang. (Photo: AFP/KCNA)

Photo of boys playing soccer in Omdurman, Sudan. Voters head to the polls for elections that begin on Monday with nearly 13 million Sudanese people to elect the head of state and 450-member council in 11,000 polling centers. (Photo: AP/Mosa'ab Elshamy)

Street children sleep on a discarded mattress on a center island near a road crossing in Manila. The world marks International Day for Street Children on April 12 to campaign for the rights of impoverished children. (Photo: AFP/Jay Directo)

Members of the human statue street performer group named "Tokyo Hack" get shoppers' attention as they march in Tokyo's Ginza shopping district. The main street in Ginza shuts traffic and opens for shoppers during the day on Sundays. (Photo: AP/Shizuo Kambayashi)

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain waves with his trophy on the podium after winning the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at Shanghai International Circuit in Shanghai, China. (Photo: AP/Toru Takahashi)

Mark Korir of Kenya gestures after winning the 39th Paris Marathon in Paris. Mark Korir, 30, of Kenya won his first International marathon, finishing the 39th Paris Marathon with a time of 2 hours, 05 minutes and 48 seconds. (Photo: AFP/Stephane De Sakutin)

Memphis Grizzlies' Beno Udrih dribbles between the legs as Los Angeles Clippers' Chris Paul (L) defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles. (Photo: AP/Danny Moloshok)

Astana Pro Team Dutch cyclist Lars Boom (C) waits for the start of the 113th edition of the Paris-Roubaix Paris-Roubaix one-day classic cycling race at the starting point in Compiègne. (Photo: AFP/Lionek Bonaventure)