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  • MON 18 Jul 2016  
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Commuters ride on a cycle rickshaw after heavy monsoon rains flooded the area in Gauhati, Assam state, India. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)

Local residents gather beside a wall that collapsed due to heavy rains in Lahore, Pakistan. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdodan (C) arrives for a speech to the crowd during a rally near his house in Istanbul after authorities wrested back control of the Ataturk airport, following a coup bid by discontented soldiers that claimed more than 250 lives. (GURCAN OZTURK/AFP)

Turkish anti-riot police officers stand next to an armoured vehicle at Taksim square in Istanbul as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vows to purge the "virus" within state bodies, during a speech at the funeral of victims killed during a coup bid. (OZAN KOSE/AFP)

People gather near flowers placed at a makeshift memorial near the Promenade des Anglais in Nice in tribute to the victims of the Bastille Day attack that left 84 dead. (Valery HACHE/AFP)

French police officers patrol on the famed Promenade des Anglais in Nice, southern France, three days after a truck mowed through revellers. French authorities detained two more people in the investigation into the Bastille Day truck attack on the Mediterranean city of Nice. (AP/Luca Bruno)

Syrian civil defence workers look for survivors under the rubble of a collapsed building following reported air strikes in the rebel-controlled neighbourhood of Karm Homad in the northern city of Aleppo. (THAER MOHAMMED/AFP)

Labour MP Owen Smith speaks during his campaign launch near Cardiff in south Wales, where he announced his candidacy to be leader of the British opposition Labour Party. (GEOFF CADDICK/AFP)

Moto2 driver Franco Morbidelli from Italy crashes during the Moto2 race on the Sachsenring in Hohenstein-Ernstthal, Germany. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

England's Moeen Ali (R) swings to play a shot but is bowled out for two runs by Pakistan's Yasir Shah on the fourth day of the first Test cricket match between England and Pakistan at Lord's cricket ground in London. (IAN KINGTON/AFP)

Colombia’s Jarlinson Pantano (L) crosses the finish line to win the 15th stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 160km with start in Bourg-en-Bresse and finish in Culoz, France. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

Viktorija Golubic of Switzerland celebrates with the trophy after winning the final match against Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands, at the WTA Ladies tennis tournament in Gstaad, Switzerland. (Peter Klaunzer/Keystone via AP)


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South Koreans hold signs during a rally to support a plan to deploy an advanced US missile defence system called Terminal High-Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) in Seoul. The advanced US missile defence system will be deployed in a rural farming town in southeastern South Korea. (AP/Lee Jin-man)

Kashmiri protesters throw stones at Indian policemen during a protest in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir. A curfew was in effect in troubled areas for the ninth straight day, with hundreds of thousands of people trying to cope with shortages of food and other necessities. (AP/Mukhtar Khan)

A Turkish police restrains a man on the ground during an operation in front of the courthouse in Ankara. Turkey has detained more than 7,500 suspects involved in a coup plot seeking to oust the government. (ILYAS AKENGIN/AFP)

Relatives react during the funeral ceremony of a victim of a coup attempt, at Kocatepe Mosque in Ankara, Turkey. (DIMITAR DILKOFF/AFP)

French nationals light candles at the foot of the replica of the Eiffel Tower to honour the victims of the truck attack on Bastille Day in Nice, France, in Makati city, east of Manila, Philippines. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

People observe a minute of silence in front of a makeshift memorial in Strasbourg, eastern France, in tribute to victims of the deadly Nice attack on Bastille day. (AFP/FREDERICK FLORIN)

Yemeni soldiers check the scene of a car bomb attack at an army checkpoint at the entrance to the town of Hajr, located some 15km to the west of Mukalla, the capital of Yemen's southeastern Hadramawt province. (ABDULJABBAR BAJUBAIR/AFP)

School children pose with the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games' official mascots, white tiger Soohorang (L) for Olympic and black bear Bandabi for Paralympic, during their launching ceremony at Hoeng Gye Elementary School in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (AP/Ahn Young-joon)

Slovakia's Peter Sagan (L) crosses the finish line ahead of Norway's Alexander Kristoff (2nd R) and Australia's Michael Matthews (R) at the end of the 209km 16th stage of the 103rd edition of the Tour de France cycling race between Moirans-en-Montagne and Berne. (AFP/FABRICE COFFRINI)

Australian cricketer Joe Burns (C) plays a shot as Sri Lankan XI cricketers look on during the first day of a three-day practice match between Australia and a Sri Lankan XI team at the P. Sara Oval Cricket Stadium in Colombo. (AFP/LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI)

'Midnight Storm' and jockey Rafael Bejarano compete in the Eddie Read Stakes at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in Del Mar, California, USA.. They won the Grade 2, US$250,000 Eddie Read Stakes. (Benoit Photo via AP)

English football club Aston Villa CEO Keith Wyness (R) and new manager Roberto Di Matteo hold a jersey for a photograph as they attend a news conference for the Recon Group acquisition of Aston Villa in Beijing. (AP Photo/Gerry Shih)


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A policeman and another man try to break the windows of a burning tour bus on the side of a highway in Taoyuan, Taiwan. The tour bus carrying visitors from China burst into flames on a busy highway near Taiwan's capital, killing more than 20 people on board. (Yan Cheng/Scoop Commune via AP)

People march with the wreath to the tomb of General Aung San during a ceremony to mark the 69th anniversary of his 1947 assassination, in Naypyidaw, Myanmar. (AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo)

Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump stands on stage with his wife Melania Trump following her address to delegates on the first day of the Republican National Convention at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. (Robyn BECK/AFP)

Anti-Donald Trump protesters march through the streets in Cleveland, Ohio, near the Republican National Convention site. The Republican Party kicks off a four-day political jamboree that will anoint billionaire Donald Trump as its presidential nominee. (JIM WATSON/AFP)

German police shot dead a man in Wuerzburg, southern Germany, after he attacked passengers on a regional train with an axe and a knife, seriously wounding three people. (Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/dpa/AFP)

People look at tributes at the new makeshift memorial in tribute to the victims of the Bastille Day attack at the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, after it was moved from the road pavement to the seafront so that the street can be re-opened. (Valery HACHE/AFP)

People gather at Kizilay Square in Ankara to protest against Parallel State/Gulenist Terrorist Organisation's failed military coup attempt. Turkey launched fresh raids and sacked nearly 9,000 officials in a relentless crackdown against suspects behind the attempted coup. (ADEM ALTAN/AFP)

Soldiers loyal to Shiite tribesmen, known as Houthis, guard a street during a rally in support of the Houthi movement in Sanaa, Yemen. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

Elephants lay on a riverside plain in Lilongwe, Malawi, after being immobilised by darts fired from a helicopter, in the first step of an assisted migration of 500 of the threatened species. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

A surfer walks past a dead whale that washed up on Encinitas beach in San Diego. The whale is believed to be the same whale that beached and died in Huntington Beach earlier this year. (Nelvin C. Cepeda/The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP) 

Performers wave flags during the South Korean Olympic team's inaugural ceremony for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. The Summer Olympic Games will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from Aug 5. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Amateur golfer Tiffany Chan (R) holds a Hong Kong flag with Mark Chan, president of Hong Kong Golf Association (L), to celebrate her qualifying for the Rio Olympics. Chan, 22, is one of only three amateur golfers qualifying for the Olympics and the first in Hong Kong history. (AP/Vincent Yu)


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People make their way through a flooded street in Beijing. At least one person was killed and 34 missing as torrential rain pounded northern China. (STR/AFP PHOTO)

A man walks by a TV screen at the Seoul Train station showing North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. North Korea said it test-fired ballistic rockets as part of a simulated pre-emptive attack on ports and airfields in South Korea. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Indian policemen walk past flames during a protest by Dalits in Ahmadabad. India's Parliament was in an uproar after four men belonging to the low-caste Dalit community were beaten while trying to skin a dead cow in western India. Hindus consider cows to be sacred. (AP/Ajit Solanki)

Policemen walk past a tarpaulin outside a government hospital at suburban Quezon city, northeast of Manila, where former president Gloria Arroyo is detained. The Supreme Court has dismissed a plunder charge against her and ordered her freed after nearly five years of detention. (AP/Bullit Marquez)

A man holds a giant teddy bear in front of a makeshift memorial near the Promenade des Anglais in Nice in tribute to the victims of the Bastille Day attack. (VALERY HACHE/AFP)

Friends and relatives dance with newly-arrived Jewish immigrants coming from France upon their arrival at the Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Aviv. More than 200 French Jews were expected to immigrate to Israel aboard this aliyah (Immigration to Israel) flight. (JACK GUEZ/AFP)

An anti-Trump protester is arrested for attempt to burn US flag during a rally outside the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. Police snatched away the flag before it could fully light. (AFP/Nova SAFO)

Detained Turkish soldiers who allegedly took part in a military coup arrive with their hands bound behind their backs at the Istanbul Justice Palace (Adalet Sarayi), following a failed military coup attempt on Jul 15. (OZAN KOSE/AFP)

British nuclear submarine HMS Ambush (C) making an unscheduled stop in Gibraltar due to a sustained damage to its conning tower after hitting a vessel. (DM PARODY/AFP

Ukrainian police officers and security services experts examine the charred car of journalist Pavel Sheremet, after he was killed in a car bomb in Kiev. (AFP/Sergei SUPINSKY)

Tens of thousands of supporters of Zimbabwe's ruling party march in the capital in response to a series of recent protests against the government of 92-year-old President Robert Mugabe. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

Australia's Richie Porte (front) and Britain's Christopher Froome, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, ride towards the finish line at the end of the 184.5km 17th stage of the 103rd edition of the Tour de France cycling race between Berne and Finhaut-Emosson. (AFP/LIONEL BONAVENTURE)


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Distraught relatives of 24 Chinese tourists who died after a fire ripped through their bus in Taiwan broke down in tears as they arrived on the island to identify their loved ones. (Photo: AFP/SAM YEH)

South Korean farmers stage a protest demanding the decision to deploy a US anti-missile system in their hometown be scrapped. South Korea's defence ministry announced last week the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence system (THAAD) will be installed in Seongju. (Ed Jones/AFP)

Pro-democracy political activists Nathan Law, Joshua Wong and Alex Chow leave the Eastern Court in Hong Kong. Wong was found guilty of participating in a protest that led to mass pro-democracy rallies. Chow and Law were also convicted over the same protest. (ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP)

Family members of passengers on board the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 that went missing on Mar 8, 2014, hold up placards during a special press conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

Pro-nationalist university students shout during a protest against US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen and his followers during a demonstration in Ankara, Turkey. (ADEM ALTAN/AFP)

Syrians stand next to debris following bombardment by government forces on the Salhin district of the northern city of Aleppo. Government bombardment hit two neighbourhoods of the rebel-held east of Aleppo city, where 15 people were killed, among them six children. (Thaer Mohammed/AFP)

Ivanka Trump, daughter of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, talks with production crew during a walk through in preparation for her speech at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Britain's Prince Harry (C) poses for a picture at the 2016 International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa . (MATTHEW KAY/AFP)

Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko says the country's athletes who are banned from competing in next month's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro could go to a civil court to try and overturn the ban. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko Jr., pool)

Horacio Zeballos of Argentina returns the ball to Robin Haase of the Netherlands during the second round game at the Suisse Open tennis tournament in Gstaad, Switzerland. (Peter Schneider/Keystone via AP)

Britain's Chris Froome, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, celebrates on the podium after the 18th stage of the Tour de France cycling race, an individual time trial over 17km with start in Sallanches and finish in Megeve, France. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

Luke List watches his tee shot on the seventh hole during the first round of the Canadian Open golf tournament at Glen Abbey in Oakville, Ontario. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)


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Confetti and balloons fall during celebrations after Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's acceptance speech on the final day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. (AP/Matt Rourke)

Migrants are evicted from a makeshift camp by French gendarmes in Paris. Between 1,200 and 1,400 people, mostly men, from Eritrea, Somalia and Afghanistan, were in this camp near the metro stations Jaures and Colonel Fabien. (AFP/Jacques Demarthon)

Syrian men evacuate babies following a reported air strike on the besieged rebel-controlled town of Douma, a flashpoint east of the capital Damascus. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported bombardment of several rebel-held areas across Syria, including eastern Ghouta. (AFP/Abd Doumany)

A woman pays tribute near the casket and portrait of Belarus-born journalist Pavel Sheremet, who was killed in a car bomb in central Kiev on Jul 20, during a farewell ceremony at the Ukrainian House conference centre in Kiev. (AFP/Sergei Supinsky)

A fan of Indian Bollywood star Rajinikanth displays body paint with a portrait of the actor on the first day of release of his new Tamil-language film "Kabali" in Bangalore. Fans of the wildly popular Indian film star Rajinikanth queued overnight for a 4am screening in Chennai. (AFP/Manjunath Kiran)

Children cool themselves off in a public water fountain in downtown Seoul, South Korea. A heat wave warning was issued in South Korea as temperatures soared above 35 degrees Celsius (95 degrees Fahrenheit). (AP/Lee Jin-man)

General view of the ceremony to present the integrated security forces for the 10 Rio 2016 Olympic Games football matches that will be played at the Mane Garrincha national Stadium in Brasilia. (AFP/Evaristo Sa)

Fans walk past floating Cartoon Network Powerpuff Girls on day one of Comic-Con International held at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego. (Denis Poroy/Invision/AP)

Peugeot Sport team Stephane Peterhansel and co-pilot Jean-Paul Cottret compete in Inner Mongolia's Gobi desert, ending the 13th special stage of the Silkway rally. 130 competitors are racing over 10,734 kilometres crossing three countries and two continents from Moscow to Beijing. (AFP/Patrick Baz)

Cyclists ride past the Lac d'Annecy (Annecy lake) during the 146km nineteenth stage of the 103rd edition of the Tour de France cycling race between Albertville and Saint-Gervais Mont Blanc, French Alps. (AFP/Jeff Pachoud)

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the first free practice at Hungaroring racetrack near Budapest, Hungary. (AP/Darko Vojinovic)

Dortmund's Sokratis Papastathopoulos (R) fights for the ball during the 2016 International Champions Cup football match between Manchester United and Dortmund in Shanghai. (AFP/Wang Zhao)


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Turkish soldiers secure the area as supporters of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan protest an attempted coup in Istanbul's Taksim square. (AP/Emrah Gurel)

People wave national flags as they march from Kizilay square to Turkish General Staff building to react against military coup attempt, in Ankara following an attempt by discontented soldiers to seize power from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that claimed more than 250 lives. (AFP/Adem Altan)

Palestinian supporters of the Hamas movement hold portraits of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as they shout slogans against the military coup attempt in Turkey, during a demonstration in Gaza City.. (AFP/Mahmud Hams)

People gather at a makeshift memorial to honour the victims of an attack, near the area where a truck mowed through revellers in Nice, southern France. A large truck mowed through revellers gathered for Bastille Day fireworks in Nice, killing more than 80 people. (AP/Laurent Cipriani)

A man looks at missing person notices in Nice two days after a man smashed a 19-tonne truck into a packed crowd of people in the Riviera city celebrating Bastille Day. (AFP/Boris Horvat)

Salam, an injured eight-year-old Syrian boy, cries as he waits for medical care at a makeshift clinic after a reported air strike in al-Rehan, near Douma, a rebel-held town east of the capital Damascus. (AFP/Abd Doumany)

A woman carries a child on her knees as she sits inside a make-shift camp at Nimule border, in Amuru Distric in Uganda. Uganda began repatriating its nationals evacuated from Juba, the battle-scarred capital of neighbouring South Sudan, a spokesman said. (AFP/Isaac Kasamani)

Kate Bush fans rehearse a dance before performing during a celebration to mark 'The Most Wuthering Heights Day Ever' in Melbourne. Thousands of Kate Bush fans put danced en masse in Melbourne to one of the singer's most iconic songs Wuthering Heights. (AFP/Paul Crock)

A Kazak sheperd waves to Toyota team Yong Zhou and co-pilot Xavier Panseri as they take part in the Silk Way rally near the Bartogai lake, near Almaty, in Kazakhstan during the 7th special stage of the Silk Way rally before crossing into China. (AFP/Patrick Baz)

Fans cheer as (From L) Switzerland's Martin Elmiger, France's Jeremy Roy and USA's Alex Howes ride in a breakaway past them during the 208.5km fourteenth stage of the 103rd edition of the Tour de France cycling race between Montelimar and Villars-les-Dombes Parc des Oiseaux. (AFP/Jeff Pachoud)

Pakistan's Asad Shafiq plays a shot on the third day of the first Test cricket match between England and Pakistan at Lord's cricket ground in London. (AFP/Ian Kington)

Mumbai's Angellot (C) plays against Kochi 5's Changuinha during their Premier Futsal Football League match in Chennai. (AFP/Arun Sankar)


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