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Indian navy personnel display their skills during Naval Day celebrations at the Arabian Sea in Mumbai, India. (AP/Rafiq Maqbool)

A Rohingya Muslim living in Malaysia cries during a protest against the persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar at a stadium in Kuala Lumpur. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak led a protest rally against what he called a genocide of Myanmar’s Muslim Rohingya minority. (AP/Lim Huey Teng)

Cubans attend the passage of the urn with the ashes of Cuban leader Fidel Castro from Revolution Square in Santiago, Cuba, on its way to the cemetery. The ashes of late Cuban leader Fidel Castro were taken to be laid to rest at a cemetery in the city of Santiago de Cuba. (AFP/Rodrigo Arangua)

Candles and a doll have been left at a makeshift memorial in front of the restaurant Vuoksenvahti, in Imatra, Eastern Finland. A gunman shot dead three women, including a local council official, as they were leaving a restaurant in a small Finnish town. (Hannu Rissanen/Lehtikuva/AFP)

People hold flags and a banner picturing the founder of the Republic of Turkey Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, during a demonstration against the presidential system at Anitkabir in Ankara. (AFP/Adem Altan)

Lazio's Sergej Milinkovic-Savic (L) is challenged by Roma's Radia Nainggolan during a Serie A soccer match between Lazio and Roma, at the Rome Olympic stadium. (AP/Gregorio Borgia)

Australia's Travis Head dives in an attempt to catch the ball at the boundary during their one day international cricket match against New Zealand in Sydney. (AP/Rick Rycroft)

Austria's Marcel Hirscher competes during an alpine ski, men's World Cup giant slalom, in Val d'Isere, France. (AP/Alessandro Trovati)


Anti-referendum posters showing Premier Matteo Renzi are seen in Rome a day after the referendum vote. Italian voters dealt Premier Renzi a resounding rebuke by rejecting his proposed constitutional reforms, plunging Europe's fourth-largest economy into uncertainty. (AP/Gregorio Borgia)

Supporters of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa hold her photograph as they pray for her health at a temple in Mumbai. Thousands of Jayalalitha supporters prayed for her speedy recovery after she was readmitted to the hospital in Cheanni following a cardiac arrest. (AP/Rafiq Maqbool)

A Syrian army soldier places a Syrian national flag during a battle with rebel fighters at the Ramouseh front line, east of Aleppo, Syria. The government seized large swathes of the Aleppo enclave under rebel control since 2012 in the offensive that began last week. (AP/Hassan Ammar)

A woman holds aloft a picture of the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej as people gather to commemorate his birthday on top of Bhumibol Bridge in Bangkok. (AFP/Lillian Suwanrumpha)

Activists warm themselves by a fire at Oceti Sakowin Camp on the edge of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation outside Cannon Ball, North Dakota. The US nixed plans for a controversial oil pipeline crossing in North Dakota, a major victory for Native Americans and environmentalists. (AFP/Jim Watson)

The sun rises behind skyscrapers amidst the clouds on a foggy morning in Dubai. (AFP/Rene Slama)

A Honduran soldier confronts fans of Real Espana football team following clashes after Platense qualified for the Honduran Tournament final, outside the Municipal Excelsior stadium in Puerto Cortes, 260km north of Tegucigalpa. (AFP/Orlando Sierra)

Jordy Smith of South Africa wins 2016 the Vans World Cup surfing event at Sunset Beach, Hawai. The Championship Tour surfer won his second event of the season, after defeating Frederico Morais, Torrey Meister, and Tanner Gudauskas, in the final held in eight-to-ten-foot surf. (APF/Brian Bielmann)


Fans and party workers gather near the MGR Memorial to get a final glimpse of Indian politician and actress Jayalalithaa Jayaram as her remains are carried in a proccession to her burial place in Chennai. (MANJUNATH KIRAN/AFP)

Indian sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik pays tribute with his sand sculpture of Indian politician and actress Jayalalithaa Jayaraman after her death in Chennai, at Puri beach, some 65km away from Bhubaneswar. (AFP/ASIT KUMAR)

Protesters shout slogans during a rally opposing the impeachment of South Korean President Park Geun-hye in front of the ruling Saenuri Party headquarters in Seoul. The president says she will accept the result of the impeachment process, but will not resign immediately. (AP/Ahn Young-joon)

Syrian pro-government forces stand next to the wreckage of an ambulance outside a makeshift hospital which was used by rebel fighters in Aleppo's al-Sakhur neighbourhood, a few days after the area was retaken by the government troops. (GEORGE OURFALIAN/AFP)

People walk past a seasonal ice sculpture in a park in Warsaw, Poland, as the temperature reaches 4 degree Celsius. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

Australia's batsman David Warner (C) plays a shots during the second game of the One Day International Cricket series between Australia and New Zealand in Canberra. Australia beat New Zealand by 116 runs. (SAEED KHAN/AFP)

Romania's Oana Manea (C) vies with Norway's Stine Oftedal (L) and Silje Waade during the Women's European Handball Championship Group D match in Helsingborg, Sweden. (JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP)


The urn with the ashes of Cuban leader Fidel Castro is driven through the streets of Havana starting a final four-day journey across Cuba. The "caravan of freedom" will leave from Havana, making symbolic stops along the 950km trek that will end in Santiago de Cuba over the weekend. (AFP/STR)

Protesters with pictures of South Korean President Park Geun-hye march toward the presidential house during a rally calling for Park to step down in Seoul. South Korea's three main opposition parties agreed to stick to their plans to impeach Park. (AP/Ahn Young-joon).

Turkish policemen spray tear gas at protesters who tried to demonstrate in Ankara after 12 victims, most of them young schoolgirls, were killed in a fire that ravaged a dormitory on the eve. Turkey detained six people suspected of negligence. (AFP/Adem Altan)

Protesters shield themselves as police fire tear gas outside Congress, where senators planned to vote on a spending cap bill and the lower Chamber of Deputies was considering controversial anti-corruption legislation, in Brasilia, Brazil. (AP/Eraldo Peres)

An Iraqi boy carries a food parcel during a food distribution organised by the ministry of displacement and migration in the Al-Baker neighbourhood in eastern Mosul. (AFP/Thomas Coex)

A man reads a local newspaper with an image of the plane that crashed in the Colombian mountains with the Brazilian team Chapecoense Real on board, in Asuncion. (AFP/Norberto Duarte)

New Formula One World Champion Nico Rosberg (C) poses with a German flag as he meets with fans during a press event at his home town of Wiesbaden, western Germany. (Photo: AFP /Andreas Arnold/dpa)

Northeast United FC forward Emiliano Alfaro (R) vies for the ball with Delhi Dynamos FC defender Anas Edathodika during the Indian Super League (ISL) football match between North East United FC and Delhi Dynamos FC at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Guwahati. (AFP/Biju Boro)


High school students wait the urn with the ashes of Cuban leader Fidel Castro was driven through Santa Clara during its four-day journey across the island for the burial in Santiago de Cuba. (AFP/Ronaldo Schemidt)

Indonesian police on motorbikes follow protesters in a truck during a protest by university students from Free Papua Organisation and the Papua Student Alliance in Jakarta. Police detained at least four protesters in Jakarta who were rallying against Indonesian rule over Papua. (AFP/Bay Ismoyo)

Passengers rest surrounded by rubbish and papers thrown by cleaning workers as they hold the fourth day of a strike at Barcelona airport in Prat Llobregat, Spain. (AP/Manu Fernandez)

An aerial view of the Boudhanath Stupa is pictured in Kathmandu, as it is reopened following renovation after earthquake damage. Boudhanath Stupa was among hundreds of historic monuments damaged during the 7.8-magnitude quake that hit Nepal in April 2015. (AFP/Prakash Mathema)

Model Gigi Hadid (C) displays a creation during the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show inside the Grand Palais, in Paris. The celebrity-filled catwalk event of the year, the Victoria's Secret fashion show, takes place in Paris with performances from Lady Gaga and Bruno Mars. (AP/Francois Mori)

Alison Miller (R) of Ireland is tackled by Mathilde Coutouly and Joanna Sainlo of France during their World Rugby Women's Seven Series pool B match in Dubai. (AFP/Karim Sahib)

Elephant polo players from Irelephants (Red) and Himalyan Tiger Foundation (Blue) vie for the ball during the 35th International Elephant Polo Competition at Kawasuti Gondhat, Chitwan District, some 235km from Kathmandu. (AFP/Prakash Mathema)

Magnus Carlsen, Norwegian chess grandmaster and current World Chess Champion, hods up his trophy during a closing ceremony after defeated Sergey Karjakin, Russian chess grandmaster, at the World Chess Championship in New York. (AFP/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)


A Muslim man weeps as he prays during a rally against Jakarta's minority Christian governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama who is being prosecuted for blasphemy, at the National Monument in Jakarta, Indonesia. (AP/Dita Alangkara)

Cubans wait for the passage of the convoy carrying the remains of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro in Camaguey. A military jeep is taking the ashes of Fidel Castro on a four-day journey across Cuba, with islanders lining the roads to bid farewell to the late icon. (AFP/Rodrigo Arangua)

Shiite fighters from the Hashed al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilisation) paramilitaries sit in a vehicle driving through a desert area near the village of Al-Boutha al-Sharqiyah, west of Mosul during a broad offensive by Iraq forces to retake the main hub city from Islamic State. (AFP/Ahmad Al-Rubaye)

A Marine Commando (MARCOS) of the Indian Navy takes part in a simulated hostage rescue operation at The Gateway of India during a rehearsal for forthcoming Navy Day celebrations in Mumbai. (AFP/Indranil Mukherjee)

A diver in a Santa Claus costume feeds a ray at the Multimar Wattforum aquarium in Toenning, northwestern Germany. (Carsten Rehder/dpa/AFP)

Germany's team with (L-R) Katharina Guellich, Christine Posch, Ramona Strassner and Ramona Ressel perform in the Act 4 Open competition during the UCI Indoor Cycling World Championships in Stuttgart, southwestern Germany. (AFP/Thomas Kienzle)

New Zealand's player celebrates after winning the World Rugby Women's Sevens Series in Dubai. (AFP/Stringer)

Martin Fourcade of France celebrates after winning the men's 20km individual competition at the IBU Biathlon World Cup in Ostersund, northern Sweden. (Anders Wiklund/TT News Agency/AFP)


An Indian villager prays by the carcass of a wild Asiatic male elephant at Amgaon, near Gauhati, the capital of the state of Assam. The elephant died after it was electrocuted by a high tension electric wire when it was searching for food on the border of Amchang wildlife sanctuary. (AP/Anupam Nath)

A military guard of honour receives the coffins of the members of the Chapecoense Real football club team killed in a plane crash in Colombia, upon their arrival at the airport of Chapeco, in Santa Catarina, southern Brazil. (AFP/Nelson Almeida)

Protesters shout slogans as they hold candles during a rally calling for South Korean President Park Geun-hye to step down in Seoul. Hundreds of thousands of South Koreans marched in the capital calling for the removal of Park, who faces an impeachment vote in parliament next week. (AP/Lee Jin-man)

A portrait of Fidel Castro hangs from a crane as a man takes pictures with his cellphone while waiting for the convoy carrying the Cuban leader's ashes near Yarey, eastern Cuba. (AP/Rodrigo Abd)

History enthusiasts dressed as soldiers falls from his horse during a re-enactment of Napoleon's 1805 Battle of Austerlitz near the South Moravian city of Slavkov. (AFP/Michal Cizek)

Swansea City's striker Modou Barrow (L) vies with Tottenham Hotspur's defender Danny Rose during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Swansea City at White Hart Lane in London. (AFP/Ben Stansall)

Leicester City's midfielder Andy King (L) vies with Sunderland's defender Jason Denayer during the English Premier League football match between Sunderland and Leicester City at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland, north-east England. (AFP/Lindsey Parnaby)

Norway's Aleksander Aamodt Kilde competes in the FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup Men Downhill in Val d'Isere, in the French Alps. (AFP/Philippe Desmazes)