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People protest in front of the police for a free Tibet and against the visit of China's President Xi Jinping in Bern, Switzerland. (Anthony Anex/Keystone via AP)

A protected minke whale onboard the Nisshin Maru, part of the Japanese whaling fleet, at sea in Antarctic waters. The Japanese ship has been caught with a slaughtered whale in the Antarctic in defiance of an international court decision against Tokyo's hunts. (Glenn LOCKITCH/Sea Shepherd Global/AFP)

Members of a lion dance troupe from China compete during the 10th International Lion Dance Competition in Singapore. Fourteen top troupes from nine cities are competing during an annual event as part of the forthcoming Lunar New Year celebrations. (ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP)

Participants take part in a rehearsal for the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. (SAUL LOEB/AFP)

Everton's Romelu Lukaku )L) and Manchester City's John Stones vie for the ball during the English Premier League football match at Goodison Park in Liverpool, England. Everton won 4-0. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)

England's Jason Roy bats during the first one day international cricket match against India at the Maharashtra cricket association stadium in Pune. India beat England by three wickets. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

Second-placed Czech Republic's Gabriela Koukalova shoots during the women's 10km pursuit competition at the Biathlon World Cup in Ruhpolding, Germany. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

Lindsey Vonn of USA competes during an alpine ski women's World Cup downhill in Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Austria. Vonn finished 13th on her return from injury as Austrian Christine Scheyer claimed a shock maiden victory. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)


Firefighters work among remains of a crashed Turkish Boeing 747 cargo plane at a residential area outside Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The crash leaves at least 37 people dead. (AP Photo/Vladimir Voronin)

Rival prisoners prepare for confrontation using makeshift shields and weapons at the Alcacuz Penitentiary Centre near Natal in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. Police fired rubber bullets at inmates on the grounds where dozens were massacred in riots over the weekend. (Andressa Anholete/AFP)

A woman lays flowers by a makeshift memorial in front of the Reina nightclub in Istanbul, a day after Turkish police captured the suspected attacker. A 34-year-old Uzbek man suspected of mowing down 39 people at the nightclub on New Year's Eve confessed to the massacre. (OZAN KOSE/AFP)

US President Barack Obama poses with presented jersey as he welcomes the World Champion Chicago Cubs baseball team to the White House in Washingto, DC. (YURI GRIPAS/AFP)

The advertising screens at Piccadilly Circus, central London, after they were switched off in preparation for redevelopment. The iconic lights have gone out so that the electronic hoardings can be replaced with a state-of-the-art screen measuring 790 square metres. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)

Police is on guard next to the Congress Centre ahead of the 47th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. (Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP)

AC Milan's defender Alessio Romagnoli (L) vies with Torino's forward Iago Falque of Spain during the Italian Serie A football match at the 'Grande Torino Stadium' in Turin. Both teams played to a 2-2 draw. (MARCO BERTORELLO/AFP)

Canada's Eugenie Bouchard makes a forehand return to American Louisa Chirico during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne. Bouchard defeat Chirico 6-0, 6-4 to set up a clash with China's Peng Shuai. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)


A 34-year-old Uzbek man suspected of slaughtering 39 people at the Reina nightclub in Istanbul on New Year's Eve confessed to the massacre, hours after his capture in a police raid. (Depo Photos via AP)

People standing next to destruction after an air force jet accidentally bombarded a camp for those displaced by Boko Haram Islamists, in Rann, northeast Nigeria. At least 52 aid workers and civilians were killed. (Handout/Médecins sans Frontières (MSF)/AFP)

Delegates to the World Economic Forum sit and walk inside the Congress Centre session during the first day of the WEF in Davos, Switzerland. (FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP)

Movers, under the supervision of White House ushers, move President Barack Obama's family's belongings into their rented house in the Kalorama neighbourhood of Washington. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Burnley's Michael Keane (L) vies with Sunderland's Adnan Januzaj during the English FA Cup third round replay football match at Turf Moor in Burnley, north west England. Burnley won 2-0. (Paul ELLIS/AFP)

Crystal Palace's Andros Townsend vies with Bolton Wanderers' Mark Beevers (R) during the English FA Cup third round replay football match at Selhurst Park in south London. Palace won 2-1. (GLYN KIRK/AFP)

Serbia's Novak Djokovic gestures to his supporters in the crowd after defeating Spain's Fernando Verdasco 6-1, 7-6 (7/4), 6-2 in the first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

Britain's Naomi Broady reacts after winning a point against Australia's Daria Gavrilova during the first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne. Gavrilova beat Broady 3-6, 6-4, 7-5. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara )


Police arrest a Tibetan protesting for a free Tibet and against the arrival of the China's President Xi Jinping during his state visit to Switzerland, in front of the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva. (Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP)

As the political crisis deepens, special flights were being organised to evacuate British and other tourists from Gambia, where the threat of a regional military intervention loomed to force President Yahya Jammeh to step down. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

An elderly woman rest in a bed as residents from the village of Montereale set up for the night in a large tent on a nearby sports ground, after a series of earthquakes measuring 5.3-5.7 magnitude struck central Italy. (ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP)

Injured men with treated wounds lay in the Maiduguri State Specialist Hospital. At least 70 people have died in an IDP camp in Borno State from an accidental military airstrike, intended to target Boko Haram militants in Rann, in north-eastern Nigeria. (STEFAN HEUNIS/AFP)

Plymouth Argyle's Yann Songo'o (top left) and Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius battle for the ball during their English FA Cup, third round replay match at Home Park, Plymouth, England. Liverpool won 1-0. (Andrew Matthews/PA via AP)

Celta Vigo's Gustavo Cabral (L) vies with Real Madrid's Lucas Vazquez during the Spanish Copa del Rey (King's Cup) quarter-final first leg football match at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid. Celta won 2-1. (JAVIER SORIANO/AFP)

Spain's Garbine Muguruza eyes on the ball for a backhand return to Samantha Crawford of USA during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne. Muguruza struggled through 7-5, 6-4 to make the third round. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

Australia's Nick Kyrgios reacts while sitting in his chair during his second round match against Italy's Andreas Seppi at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne. Kyrgios was booed off court and accused of giving up as he crashed out 1-6, 6-7 (1/7), 6-4, 6-2, 10-8. (AP/Aaron Favila)


Hindu Sena party president Vishnu Gupta places a garland of flowers on a poster of US President-elect Donald Trump during an event in New Delhi. The inauguration of US President-elect Donald Trump takes place on Jan 20, with Donald Trump becoming the 45th US president. (AFP/Sajjad Hussain) 

Christian Orthodox believers swim to retrieve a cross from the cold waters of the Danube River on the Orthodox Epiphany day in Belgrade. Orthodox Serbs celebrate Epiphany on Jan 19, following old Julian calendar, with traditional retrieving of crosses from the rivers and lakes. (AFP/Andrej Isakovic)

Vendors try to save their merchandise from kiosks on fire at one of the biggest shopping centre in Jakarta. More than 30 fire trucks and hundreds of fire fighters try to extinguish the fire for hours. (AFP/Bay Ismoyo)

Iranian firefighters work at the scene of the collapsed Plasco building after being engulfed by a fire, in central Tehran, Iran. A high-rise building in Tehran engulfed by a fire collapsed on Thursday as scores of firefighters battled the blaze. (AP/Ebrahim Noroozi)

A road maintenance worker walks in front of an ice-wall with hanging stalactites near the Pyrenees Mountains in Roncal Valley, northern Spain. Many parts of Spain are gripped with freezing cold weather. (AP/Alvaro Barrientos)

Russia's left back Aleksandr Dereven (C) jumps to shoot on goal during the 25th IHF Men's World Championship 2017 Group A handball match Russia vs Brazil at the Hall XXL in Nantes. (AFP/Loic Venance)

Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin celebrates after defeating Serbia's Novak Djokovic in their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia. (AP/Aaron Favila)

Bryce Bennett of the US competes during the men's third downhill practice of FIS Ski Alpine World Cup at the Hahnenkamm in Kitzbuehel, Austria. (AFP/Joe Klamar)


Supreme Court Justice John Roberts (2L) administers the oath of office to US President Donald Trump (L) as his wife Melania Trump holds the Bible and son Barron Trump looks on, on the West Front of the US Capitol in Washington, DC. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP)

A general view of protesters during the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump in Washington, DC. (Mike Coppola/Getty Images/AFP)

Iranian rescuers search for victims through the wreckage of a 15-storey Plasco building which collapsed in the capital Tehran. Officials said they were losing hope of finding any survivors from the building where around 20 firefighters were feared to have lost their lives. (ATTA KENARE/AFP)

A child (C) being rescued from the Hotel Rigopiano, near the village of Farindola, on the eastern lower slopes of the Gran Sasso mountain. A woman and four children were pulled alive, two days after the building was buried under an avalanche. (Handout/Vigili del Fuoco/AFP)

India's Saina Nehwal returns a shot to Indonesia's Fitriani during the Victor Far East Malaysia Masters women's singles quarter-final match in Sibu, Sarawak, Malaysia. (AP Photo/Adrian Hoe)

Spain's Garbine Muguruza hits a return to Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova during the third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne. Muguruza gained revenge against Sevastova for a tough loss last year and a place in the Australian Open last 16. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

Prayad Marksaeng of Thailand hits the ball out of the bunker on the 5th hole during the Singapore Open golf tournament at Sentosa Golf Club's Serapong Course. Australia's Adam Scott charged up the leaderboard, getting himself within two shots of clubhouse leader Han Seung-su. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

China's Ding Junhui during day six of the Dafabet Masters at Alexandra Palace, London. Ding crashed out of the Masters with a dismal 6-1 defeat against Joe Perry in the quarter-finals. (Adam Davy/PA via AP)


US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump thank guests during the inaugural Freedom Ball at the Washington Convention Centre in Washington, DC. The ball is part of the celebrations following the inauguration of Trump. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/AFP)

Protesters gather for the Women's March in Oslo, Norway. The march is being held in solidarity with similar events taking place internationally. (Stian Lysberg SOLUM/NTB Scanpix/AFP)

Italian rescuers digging at the avalanche-hit Hotel Rigopiano, near the village of Farindola, on the eastern lower slopes of the Gran Sasso mountain. Rescuers pulled four survivors from the hotel and remained hopeful of finding 23 others still trapped under the ruins. (Handout/CNSAS/AFP)

The burnt out wreckage of a bus on a motorway near Verona, after the vehicle carrying mostly Hungarian teenagers struck a pylon and burst into flames. Sixteen people were killed and some 36 injured in the accident. (Handout/Polizia di Stato/AFP)

Fernando Llorente (centre left) scores Swansea's second goal during their English Premier League football match against Liverpool at Anfield, Liverpool, England. Gylfi Sigurdsson's decisive goal boosted Swansea's hopes of Premier League survival as they won 3-2. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)

Lindsey Vonn of USA speeds down the course to win her 77th World Cup during an alpine ski women's downhill, in Garmisch-Panterkirchen, Germany. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)

Australia's Adam Scott hits the ball off the fairway on the third hole during the Singapore Open golf tournament at Sentosa Golf Club's Serapong Course. Scott was among four players tied for the lead when a tropical storm forced the suspension of the third round. (AP/Wong Maye-E)

Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic celebrates after defeating Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko in their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)