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Nepalese Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli lays a wreath at the base of what remains of the landmark Dharahara Tower on the first anniversary of the 2015 Nepal earthquake in Kathmandu. (PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP)

Attendees are silhouetted near Toyota Motor Corp.'s concept car FCV Plus during a press conference ahead of the Auto China 2016 exhibition in Beijing, China. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

Democratic presidential candidate US Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) speaks during a rally at Roger Williams Park in Providence, Rhode Island. (Scott Eisen/Getty Images/AFP)

Solar Impulse 2 flies over San Francisco. The solar-powered airplane, which is attempting to circumnavigate the globe to promote clean energy and the spirit of innovation, arrived from Hawaii after a three-day journey across the Pacific Ocean. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Turkish anti-riot police use water cannon to disperse people who gathered after a rocket hit a mosque in Kilis. Two rockets fired into Turkey from an area of Syria controlled by the Islamic State group hit the border town, leaving 16 people injured. (YASIN AKGUL/AFP)

Forces loyal to the Saudi-backed Yemeni president patrol a street in the southern city of Lahj during an operation to drive Al-Qaeda fighters out of the southern provinces. (SALEH AL-OBEIDI/AFP)

Residents look around at a rubble dump for things to salvage, in Pedernales, Ecuador. Nearly 650 people are now known to have died in a strong earthquake that hit Ecuador one week ago, as the death toll jumped higher. (Juan Cevallos/AFP)

Parents and relatives of the 43 missing students from the Ayotzinapa's teachers school attend the reading of the final report from the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (GIEI) in Mexico City. (YURI CORTEZ/AFP)

Leicester's Leonardo Ulloa celebrates after scoring during the English Premier League football match against Swansea City at the King Power Stadium in Leicester, England. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

Crystal Palace's Yannick Bolasie (R) shoots while Watford's Craig Cathcart attempts a block during the English FA Cup semi-final football match at Wembley stadium in London. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

Spain's Rafael Nadal poses with the trophy after winning the Barcelona Open tennis tournament in Barcelona, Spain. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya wins the men's race in the 2016 London Marathon. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

South Korean university students cover their fellow student wearing a mask depicting North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in a cage in Seoul during a rally denouncing North Korea's recent threat for war and human rights situations. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Thai bomb squad members inspect the site of a motorcycle bomb attack which injured 13 people in Thailand's restive southern province of Narathiwat. (MADAREE TOHLALA/AFP)

Australian soldiers march during the ANZAC parade to mark the centenary of the Gallipoli landings in Sydney. Thousands attended dawn services and parades in Australia to mark Anzac's storming of beaches on the Gallipoli Peninsula, now Turkey, in an ill-fated World War I battle. (AFP Photo)

A customised version of a Karlmann King is displayed at the Beijing Auto Show in Beijing. Global carmakers gather in Beijing to show off their wares as competition intensifies and growth slows in the world's biggest auto market. (WANG ZHAO/AFP)

US President Barack Obama looks through a virtual reality device at the booth of German automation company ifm electronic as he tours with the German chancellor at the Hanover industrial Fair in Hanover, central Germany. (Jim Watson/AFP)

Iraqi security forces and emergency personnel gather at the site of a suicide bombing in the Baghdad Jadida area. The blast ripped through shops in eastern Baghdad, killing at least seven people. (HAIDAR MOHAMMED ALI/AFP)

A resident walks amid the debris of a destroyed car and buildings after a devastating earthquake in Pedernales, Ecuador. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

French rescue workers intervene on the site of a road accident between two trucks and six other vehicles near Les Mureaux on the A13 motorway heading towards Paris, which caused at least two seriously injured. (AFP PHOTO/ERIC FEFERBERG)

Queen Rania of Jordan is greeted by refugees and migrants during her visit to Kara Tepe municipality camp in the Greek island of Lesbos. (Office of Her Majesty Press Department via AP)

West Bromwich Albion’s Craig Gardner (centre right) takes a direct free kick during their English Premier League football match against Tottenham Hotspur and at White Hart Lane in London. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Verona's Giampaolo Pazzini scores on a penalty kick past Milan's goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma during a Serie A match between Hellas Verona and Ac Milan, at the Bentegodi Stadium, in Verona, Italy. (Filippo Venezia/ANSA via AP)

Japanese designer Asao Tokolo (R) holds the new official logos of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics (L) and the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games with Tokyo 2020 Emblems Selection Committee Chairperson Ryohei Miyata after a press conference in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

Cambodian men use a net to catch fish in a nearly dried pond at a village in Kandal province on Apr 27, 2016. The country is currently experiencing the worst drought in four decades. (Photo: AFP/Tang Chhin Sothy)

Scores of Taiwanese fishermen protested outside Japan’s representative office in Taiwan to demand an apology over the seizure of one of their fishing boats by the Japanese coast guard on Apr 27, 2016. (Photo: AP/Chiang Ying-ying)

Pakistan Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz attends a meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Beijing on Apr 27, 2016. (Photo: AFP/Iori Sagisawa/Pool)

An Indian Paramilitary soldier stands guard in Srinagar on Apr 27, 2016. Government forces imposed vehicle traffic restrictions after separatists in the Kashmir Valley called for mass funeral prayers for JKLF founder, Amanullah Khan, 86, who died on Tuesday. (Photo: AP/Mukhtar Khan)

A young Samaritan worshipper attends a Passover ceremony at Mount Gerizim early on Apr 27, 2016. The Samaritans practice a religion that is based on four principles of faith, one God, one Prophet, the belief in the Torah and one holy place. (Photos: AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)

Members of the Israeli emergency services wheel a Palestinian man into an ambulance after two Palestinians were shot at the Qalandia checkpoint as they approached Israeli security forces carrying a knife, police said, on Apr 27, 2016. (Photo: AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)

A Lufthansa employee waits for customers when German ver.di union went on a warning strike at German airports in Munich, Germany on Apr 27, 2016. (Photo: AP/Matthias Schrader)

Greek police officers distribute flyers to migrants at a makeshift camp in the northern border point of Idomeni, Greece on April 27, 2016, asking them to leave the camps and use other facilities. (Photo: AP/Gregorio Borgia)

FIFA President Gianni Infantino speaks during a press conference in Seoul on Apr 27, 2016 after meetings with FIFA Partners Hyundai Motor Group and Korea Football Association (KFA) ahead of the country hosting next year's FIFA U-20 World Cup. (Photo: AFP/Jung Yeon-Je)

Zhang Lianwei of China smiling during the Pro-Am event ahead of the Volvo China Open golf tournament at the Topwin Golf and Country Club in Beijing on Apr 27, 2016. (Photo: AFP/Paul Lakatos/OneAsia)

Seattle Mariners share congratulations after the team defeated the Houston Astros 11-1 in a baseball game on Apr 26, 2016, in Seattle. (Photo: AP/Elaine Thompson)

Atlanta Hawks forward Thabo Sefolosha drives between Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder and guard Marcus Smart during the second half of Game 5 of an NBA basketball playoffs first-round series on April 26, 2016, in Atlanta. Atlanta won 110-83. (Photo: AP/John Bazemore)

People sit as they use their smartphones and a Breo massage helmet during the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) at the National Convention Centre in Beijing on Apr 28, 2016. (Photo: AFP/Nicholas Asfouri)

Members of the United Nations Command (UNC) honour guards pay tribute in front of caskets and boxes containing remains of UNC and South Korean soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War, during a joint repatriation ceremony at Knight Field in Seoul on Apr 28, 2016. (Photo: AFP/Jeon Heon-Kyun/Pool)

The launch pad after a Russian Soyuz 2.1a rocket carrying Lomonosov, Aist-2D and SamSat-218 satellites took off at the new Vostochny cosmodrome on Apr 28, 2016, outside the city of Uglegorsk. (Photo: AFP/Krill Kudryavtsev/Pool)

Yemeni loyalist forces and onlookers gather at the scene of a suicide attack in the base of the Saudi-backed government on Apr 28, 2016 in Aden when loyalists seized the city of Mukalla and the nearby airport and oil facilities from Al-Qaeda, ending their occupation. (Photo: AFP/Saleh Al-Obeidi)

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, center, speaks during a session of the national assembly at the parliament in Vienna, Austria on Apr 28, 2016. (Photo: AP/Ronald Zak)

The old power plant of Volkswagen is pictured in the morning light, prior to the company's annual press conference in Wolfsburg, Germany on Apr 28, 2016. (Photo: AP/Markus Schreiber)

A man walks toward the high-security prison of Fleury-Merogis where Salah Abdeslam, the suspect in the Paris attacks, is held outside Paris on Apr 28, 2016. (Photo: AP/Thibault Camus)

Current Austin High School assistant principal Nancy Love is led to the El Paso County Jail on Apr 27, 2016, after surrendering to the FBI in connection with the El Paso Independent School District cheating scandal in Texas. (Photo: AP/Ruben R. Ramirez/The El Paso Times) 

Lee Sangsu of Korea serves the ball to Zhang Jike of China during their men's singles table tennis qualifying match in the ITTF Nakheel Table Tennis Asian Cup, on Apr 28, 2016 in Dubai. (Photo: AFP/Marwan Naamani)

Lee Soomin of South Korea plays a shot during the first round of the Volvo China Open golf tournament in Beijing on Apr 28, 2016. (Photo: AFP/Wang Zhao)

Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Justin Miller fields the throw and puts out Pittsburgh Pirates' Starling Marte at first base after he hit a ground ball in the seventh inning of a baseball game on Apr 27, 2016, in Denver. Pittsburgh won 9-8. (Photo: AP/David Zalubowski)

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne, top, blocks a shot by Anaheim Ducks center Rickard Rakell during the third period of Game 7 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs first-round series in Anaheim on Apr 27, 2016. The Predators won 2-1. (Photo: AP/Chris Carlson)

Members of a Buddhist nationalist group protest outside the US Embassy in Yangon, Myanmar, against the embassy's statement with the word "Rohingya". Myanmar nationalists see the "Rohingya" as illegal immigrants from neighbouring Bangladesh. (AP/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

Indonesian Marines swim the Madura Strait in Surabaya. About 2,000 Indonesian Marines took part in a swimming span from Surabaya to Madura, some 5.4km, to break the Indonesian World Record Museum. (JUNI KRISWANTO/AFP)

Indian residents use containers to collect drinking water from a water point at Tindharia Hills some 30km from Siliguri. (DIPTENDU DUTTA/AFP)

Humane Society International rescued dogs from a farm in Wonju, South Korea, as part of its campaign to end the dog meat trade. (Craig Ruttle/AP Images for Humane Society International)

Syrians inspect the damage in the government-controlled side of the northern city of Aleppo following fighting between regime forces and rebels. (GEORGE OURFALIAN/AFP)

People walk amid the rubble of destroyed buildings following a reported air strike on the rebel-held neighbourhood of al-Kalasa in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, on Apr 28, 2016. (Photo: Ameer Alhalbi)

A French anti-riot police officer reacts towards a participant during a demonstration against the government's proposed labour reforms in Paris. (AFP PHOTO/ALAIN JOCARD)

A Russian Soyuz 2.1a rocket carrying Lomonosov, Aist-2D and SamSat-218 satellites lifts off from the launch pad at the new Vostochny cosmodrome outside the city of Uglegorsk, about 200km from the city of Blagoveshchensk in the far eastern Amur region. (KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/POOL/AFP)

A woman walking with her dogs reads a board left on the floor next to hundreds of shoes put in a square in central Zagreb, during an event organised by trade unions, to warn on a growing number of young and educated Croatians who leave the country to work abroad. (AFP Photo)

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu (C) and government offcials visit to Ataturk's Mausoleum, Anitkabir, to mark 96th anniversary of the foundation of the Grand National Assembly and National Sovereignty and Children's Day in Ankara, Turkey on Apr 23, 2016. (Photo: AFP/Adem Altan)

US President Barack Obama warned Britain against leaving the European Union, undercutting a key argument of eurosceptics by saying London would be "at the back of the queue" for a post-Brexit trade deal, in London on Apr 23, 2016. (Photo: AFP/Justin Tallis)

Philippine presidential candidate and Vice President Jejomar Binay (L) meeting Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church of Christ) Executive Minister Brother Eduardo Manalo (R) at the Iglesia Ni Cristo's headquarters in Manila on Apr 23, 2016. (Photo: Handout/AFP/EAGLENEWS.PH)

Opponents of a proposed transatlantic trade deal (TTIP) hold posters reading 'Stop TTIP & CETA' during a protest rally on the eve of US President's visit to Hannover on Apr 23, 2016 as they hope to draw tens of thousands onto German streets today. (Photo: AFP/John MacDougall)

Ecuadorean firefighters comb through rubble of buildings destroyed by a 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Pedernales on Apr 22, 2016. Rescuers continued to comb through the rubble in coastal towns hit hardest by the quake, but the clock was running down for finding survivors. (Photo: AP/Rodrigo Abd)

Ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, wearing a red jumpsuit that designates he has been sentenced to death, is guarded by a policeman as he sits inside a defendants cage in a makeshift courtroom at the national police academy, in an eastern suburb of Cairo on Apr 23, 2016. (Photo: AP/Amr Nabil)

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton gives a speech at Dunmore High School in Dunmore, Pennsylvania, United States on Apr 22, 2016. (Photo: Jake Danna Stevens/The Times & Tribune via AP)

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov poses with an ancient Akhal-Teke breed three years old studhorse, Begkhan, that won an Inernational Annual Horse Beauty contest in Ashgabat on Apr 23, 2016. (Photo: AFP/Igor Sasin)

Two wrestlers from Terekeka and Jonglei compete at the final match of the South Sudan National Wrestling Competition at Juba Stadium on Apr 23, 2016. After more than a 2 hours match, Jonglei was the winner. (Photo: AFP/Albert Gonzalez Farran)

Delhi Daredevils batsman Pawan Negi (L) runs between the wickets during the 2016 Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 cricket match between Delhi Daredevils and Mumbai Indians at The Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in New Delhi on Apr 23, 2016. (Photo: AFP/Sajjad Hussain)

Colorado Rockies' Brandon Barnes watches his two-run triple off Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Chris Hatcher during the eighth inning of a baseball game on Apr 22, 2016, in Denver. (Photo: AP/David Zalubowski)

Boston Celtics forward Jonas Jerebko (L) dribbles the ball against Atlanta Hawks forward Mike Scott (32) during the third quarter in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series on Apr 22, 2016, in Boston. (Photo: AP/Elise Amendola)

Buddhist monks offer prayers to mark first anniversary of the 2015 Nepal earthquake in Kathmandu on Apr 24, 2016. Nepal held services remembering thousands of people killed in a devastating earthquake, as authorities vow to expedite long-delayed reconstruction projects. (Photo: AFP/Prakash Mathema)

This picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on Apr 24, 2016 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un during the inspection of an underwater test-fire of a strategic submarine ballistic missile at an undisclosed location in North Korea on Apr 23, 2016. (Photo: AFP/KCNA)

A man watches a television news channel in Seoul showing footage of a North Korean missile launch on Apr 24, 2016. North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un hailed a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) test as an "eye-opening success", state media said. (Photo: AFP/STF)

The candidate of the far-right Freedom Party (FPOe) Norbert Hofer drops his ballot at the polling station at the first round of Austrian President elections on Apr 24, 2016 in Pinkafeld, some 120 kilometers south of Vienna. (Photo: AFP/Dieter Nagl)

A woman finds her name on a list of voters at a polling station in Serbia on Apr 24, 2016. Serbs are voting in a snap parliamentary election that will test Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic’s proclaimed bid to lead the Balkan country toward European Union integration. (Photo: AP/Darko Vojinovic)

Young worshipers pose with a banner showing a portrait of Pope Francis before a holy mass as part of the Youth Jubilee on Apr 24, 2016 at St Peter's square in Vatican. (Photo: AFP/Gabriel Bouys)

A man recovers cables to recycle, amid de debris of a destroyed building one week after the devastating earthquake in Pedernales, Ecuador on Apr 23, 2016. The earthquake damage has added to the already heavy economic hardships being felt in this OPEC nation. (Photo: AP/Rodrigo Abd)

Republican presidential candidate Senator Ted Cruz hugs his wife Heidi during a rally on Apr 23, 2016, at the Boone County Fairgrounds, Lebanon, Indiana, United States. (Photo: J. Kyle Keener/The Pharos-Tribune via AP) 

McWilliams Arroyo punches Roman Gonzalez losing in a unanimous 12 round decision during a WBC flyweight title fight at The Forum on Apr 23, 2016 in Inglewood, California, United States. (Photo: AFP/Harry How/Getty Images)

Blake Griffin #32 of the Los Angeles Clippers loses control of the ball as Mason Plumlee #24 of the Portland Trail Blazers defend in the fourth quarter of Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals at the Moda Center on Apr 23, 2016 in Portland, Oregon. (Photo: AFP/Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Chicago Blackhawks right wing Andrew Shaw (65) reacts after scoring against St. Louis Blues goaltender Brian Elliott (1) during Game 6 of an NHL hockey first-round Stanley Cup playoff series against the St. Louis Blues on Apr 23, 2016, in Chicago. (Photo: Chris Lee/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/AP)

Gracie Gold, of the United States, glides past the bench during her free skate on Apr 23, 2016, during the Team Challenge figure skating event in Spokane, Washington, United States. (Photo: Jesse Tinsley/The Spokesman-Review via AP)