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According to the Ocean Park Hong Kong theme park Jia Jia, the world's oldest giant panda in captivity, was put down after her health deteriorated over the last two weeks, leaving her unable to walk without difficulty, as well as other complications. (AFP/Philippe Lopez)

A Thai woman signs a condolence book near an image of the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej at Wisma Samana in Ungasan, Badung regency on Indonesia's resort island of Bali. (SONNY TUMBELAKA/AFP)

An 11-metre rigid hulled inflatable boat is seen inside the US Navy USS Coronado (LCS 4) which docked at Changi Naval Base in Singapore. The US Navy's USS Coronado (LCS 4), a littoral combat ship, is on a rotational deployment to Asia where it will be based in Singapore. (ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP)

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at an event in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Trump charged on Saturday that "corrupt" media were seeking to rig November's presidential election in favour of his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. (Mary Schwalm/AFP)

Burnley's Michael Kightly (L) and Southampton's Oriol Romeu in action during their English Premier League football match at St Mary's, Southampton, England. Southampton beat Burnley 3-1 to climb into the top eight of the Premier League. (Adam Davy / PA via AP)

Watford's Isaac Success (L) battles for the ball with Middlesbrough's Antonio Barragan during the English Premier League football match at the Riverside Stadium, in Middlesbrough, England.  Watford won 1-0. (Owen Humphreys/PA via AP)

Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark returns the ball to Kristina Mladenovic of France in their final match at the Hong Kong Open tennis tournament. Wozniacki won 6-1, 6-7 (4), 6-2. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

New Zealand's Tom Latham plays a shot as India's captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni fields during their first one-day international cricket match in Dharmsala, India. India beat New Zealand by six wickets. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)

Severe flooding in central Vietnam has killed at least 25 people and destroyed thousands of homes, as the country braced for further destruction with a typhoon barrelling closer. (STR/Vietnam News Agency/AFP)

Mourners line up as they gather to pay their respects to the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej at the Grand Palace in Bangkok. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

China's Shenzhou 11 spaceship carrying two astronauts, onboard a Long March-2F carrier rocket, takes off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in northwest China's Gansu province. (Chinatopix via AP)

A member of the security team stands in front of the presidential debate site at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will meet in their third and final debate on Wednesday. (AP/J. David Ake)

Iraqi forces assemble in the area of al-Shurah, some 45km south of Mosul, as they advance towards the city to retake it from the Islamic State (IS) group. Some 30,000 forces are leading the offensive, backed by air and ground support from a 60-nation US-led coalition. (AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP)

Firemen try to extinguish a fire in the chemical plant of the BASF site in Ludwigshafen, western Germany. Two people were killed and two others were missing after an explosion at the chemical plant. (DANIEL ROLAND/AFP)

Brendan Steele poses with his trophy on the 18th green of the Silverado Resort North Course after winning the Safeway Open PGA golf tournament in Napa, California. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Manchester United's Antonio Valencia (L) makes a tackle on Liverpool's Roberto Firmino during the English Premier League football match at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England. Both teams played to a goalless draw. (Paul ELLIS/AFP)

The Red Arrows aerobatic team of Britain's Royal Air Force flies over the Marina Barrage in Singapore. The visit to Singapore is part of the team's visit to the Middle East and Asia. (ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP)

Residents ride along a street as Typhoon Sarika lands in Qionghai, Hainan Province, China. (REUTERS/Stringer)

Mourners walk through the gate at the Grand Palace to pay their respects to the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej in Bangkok. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

Haitian policeman tries to keep order while Hurricane Matthew victims wait for the delivery of food from the UN's World Food Programme in Roche-a-Bateaux, in Les Cayes, in the south west of Haiti. (HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP)

A peshmerga convoy drives towards a frontline in Khazer, about 30km east of Mosul, Iraq. Iraqi government and Kurdish forces, backed by US-led coalition air and ground support, launched coordinated military operations to wrest Mosul from Islamic State fighters. (AP Photo)

One of the kidnapped girls celebrates with a family member in Abuja, Nigeria. The families came from the remote northeastern town of Chibok, where nearly 300 girls were kidnapped on April 2014 in a mass abduction that shocked the world. (AP Photo/Olamikan Gbemiga)

Leicester's Islam Slimani (L) heads the ball past Copenhagen's Mathias Jorgensen during the Champions League football match at the King Power stadium in Leicester, England. Leicester beat Copenhagen 1-0. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo (L) kicks the ball past Legia Warsaw's wall during a Champions League football match at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid. Real Madrid beat Legia 5-1.(AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

South Koreans evacuate during a simulated earthquake exercise in Seoul. South Korea was recently hit by a series of earthquakes and the drill was held as a nationwide civil defence exercise. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Residents making their way through a flooded street after heavy rain caused by Typhoon Sarika in Qionghai, south China's Hainan province. (STR/AFP Photo)

Tensions flare at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong as pro-Beijing lawmakers prevented two newly-elected representatives advocating independence for the Chinese region from getting a second chance at taking their oaths. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

A police van runs over protesters, leaving several bloodied, as an anti-US rally turned violent at the American embassy in Manila, Philippines. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

Women protest Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and the GOP in front of Trump Tower in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

An helicopter lands next to the Volta project electric helicopter (in white) during its inaugural flight at the Paris heliport in Issy-les-Moulineaux, France. (ERIC PIERMONT/AFP)

Barcelona's Neymar (L) vies with Manchester City's Raheem Sterling during the UEFA Champions League football match at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona. Barcelona beat Manchester City 4-0. (AFP/JOSEP LAGO)

Celtic's Scott Brown (R) is tackled by Moenchengladbach's Mahmoud Dahoud (C) during the Champions League football match at Celtic Park, Glasgow, Scotland. Moenchengladbach beat Celtic 2-0. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)

A woman tries on Google's virtual reality device "Daydream View" after the opening of Google's pop-up store in New York. Google opened its first retail store, which is a pop-up store, intended to showcase the range of new "Made by Google" products. (AFP/Jewel Samad)

A man salvages metals on a damaged boat that was washed ashore by strong waves brought about by Typhoon Haima in Manila, Philippines. At least eight people were killed after the typhoon smashed into the northern Philippines with strong wind and rains overnight. (AP/Aaron Favila)

A woman looks from above hundreds of protesters with umbrellas during a massive demonstration against gender violence, at Plaza de Mayo square in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (AP/Victor R Caivano)

South African police fired stun grenades to disperse several hundred students who attempted to march to President Jacob Zuma's offices in the capital Pretoria to protest against tuition fees. (AFP/Gianluigi Guercia)

Iraqi forces sit in the back of a vehicle as troops advance through the desert on the banks of the Tigris river, northeast of the main staging base of Qayyarah during an operation against Islamic State (IS) group militants to retake the main hub city of Mosul. (AFP/Ahmad Al-Rubaye)

Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro returns the ball to Spain's Nicolas Almagro during the ATP Stockholm Open tennis tournament in Stockholm. (AFP/Jonathan Nackstrand)

Austrian Jia Liu vies against Belorus Daria Trigolos (not pictured) during their match of the European Table Tennis Championships in "Tuskecsarnok" sports hall of Budapest, Hungary. (AFP/Attila Kisbenedek)

New Zealand's Luke Ronchi (L) watches as India's captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni plays a shot during the second One Day International (ODI) cricket match at the Ferozshah Kotla ground in New Delhi. New Zealand beat India by six runs. (AFP/Prakash Singh)

An Indian tribal man in traditional dress looks on during the inaugural function of the three-day Tawang festival in Tawang, near the Indo-China border in Arunachal Pradesh state. Tawang Festival 2016 is a programme to promote tourism and showcase the culture of the district. (AFP/Tauseef Mustafa)

A pedestrian crosses a road next to a coastal barrier as Typhoon Haima approaches Hong Kong, during a typhoon signal eight warning. The usually frenetic streets of Hong Kong were deserted as the city went into lockdown for Typhoon Haima. (AFP/Anthony Wallace)

Workers operate a crane to set up concrete blocks in Calais, northern France, to build a 4-metre-high wall, dubbed the 'Great Wall of Calais', aimed at preventing migrants and refugees from attempting to reach Britain. (AFP/Denis Charlet)

Students from the University of Western Cape campus protest outside the Bellville Magistrate's Court on the outskirts of Cape Town. A students appeared in the Bellville Magistrate's Court after being arrested during recent protests calling on free education in South Africa. (AP/Schalk van Zuydam)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (R) laughs at a joke with Cardinal Timothy Dolan (C), and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton during the Alfred E Smith Memorial Foundation dinner in New York. (AP/ Evan Vucci)

3570 Team Italia's Italian rider Lorenzo Petrarca crashes out during the first practice session of the Moto 3 ahead of 2016 Australian Grand Prix at Phillip Island. (AFP/Saeed Khan)

Sweden's Fen Li eyes the ball while serving during her match against Russia's Maria Dolgikh (not pictured) in Budapest during the ITTF European Table Tennis Championships. (AFP/Attila Kisbenedek)

Croatia's Ivo Karlovic returns the ball to Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro during the ATP Stockholm Open tennis tournament in Stockholm. (AFP/Jonathan Nackstrand)

A man carries his son across an area flooded by rains from a tropical storm, after the passing of Hurricane Matthew, in the commune of Torbech, in the south west of Haiti. Five people were killed and one person was missing as torrential rains sparked flooding in Haiti. (HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP)

Iraqi forces wear gas masks for protection as smoke billows in the background after Islamic State (IS) group militants torched Mishraq sulphur factory, near the Qayyarah base, about 30km south of Mosul, during an operation to retake the main hub city from IS. (AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP)

A passenger escapes a train car using a window as others leave from the site of a train derailment in Eseka. Sixty people were killed and nearly 600 were injured when a packed Cameroon passenger train derailed while travelling between the capital Yaounde and the economic hub Douala. (STR/AFP)

Hundreds of passengers and staff were evacuated from London City airport following a "chemical incident" that left 26 travellers feeling unwell and shut down flights in and out of the hub. (DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP)

Arsenal's Theo Walcott (2nd L) tries to get past the Middlesbrough defence during the English Premier League football match at the Emirates Stadium in London. The match ended in a goalless draw. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Barcelona's Luis Suarez (R) wins a penalty as he is brought down by Valencia's Aymen Abdennour, (2nd L) during the Spanish La Liga football match at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia, Spain. Barcelona won 3-2. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

World champion Lewis Hamilton took pole position on Oct 22 for the United States Grand Prix, edging out championship leader and Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Patrick Franziska (R) of Germany and Jonathan Groth of Denmark play against Kristian Karlsson and Mattias Karlsson of Sweden in the semi-final of men's doubles of the European Table Tennis Championships in Budapest, Hungary. (Tibor Illyes/MTI via AP)