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Kashmiri villagers gather during rescue ...Kashmiri villagers gather during rescue efforts following landslides due to heavy rainfall in the village of Laden near Chadoora some 40km west of Srinagar on March 30, 2015. Landslides have buried at least 15 people in Indian Kashmir as hundreds fled their homes after heavy rain triggered flooding around the mountainous region. Police and witnesses said landslides had buried at least four houses in Chadoora, the worst hit area of the Himalayan region where hundreds were killed in devastating floods last September. AFP PHOTO/Tauseef MUSTFATAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP/Getty Images

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Kashmiri villagers gather during rescue efforts following landslides due to heavy rainfall in the village of Laden near Chadoora, 40km west of Srinagar. Landslides have buried at least 15 people in Indian Kashmir 

Children watch a 3D war movie at a community theatre in Hefei, Anhui province, China.

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Children watch a 3D war movie at a community theatre in Hefei, Anhui province, China.

Devotees gather around the chariot of Seto Machindranath during the Seto Machindranath chariot festival at Ashon in Kathmandu...Devotees gather around the chariot of Seto Machindranath (C) during the Seto Machindranath chariot festival at Ashon in Kathmandu March 27, 2015. The Seto Machindranath chariot festival is celebrated to pray for rainfall and good harvest for the upcoming year. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY           TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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Devotees gather around the chariot of Seto Machindranath (C) during the Seto Machindranath chariot festival at Ashon in Kathmandu. The Seto Machindranath chariot festival is celebrated to pray for rainfall and good harvest for the upcoming year 

Students play with their soccer balls as they walk among crop fields to the Sunji Township Centre Primary School during sunrise in Sunji township of Shanghe county

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Students play with their soccer balls as they walk among crop fields to the Sunji Township Centre Primary School during sunrise in Sunji township of Shanghe county.

Children look up at warplanes loyal to president Assad in Idlib countryside...Children look up at warplanes loyal to Syria's president Bashar Al-Assad in Idlib countryside, as rebel fighters try to fire at the planes, March 26, 2015. Picture taken March 26, 2015. REUTERS/Ammar Abdallah

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Children look up at warplanes loyal to Syria’s president Bashar Al-Assad as rebel fighters try to fire at the planes in Idlib, Syria 

Residential buildings are seen among fog in Qingdao...Residential buildings are seen among fog in Qingdao, Shandong province, March 27, 2015. China's property sales in the first two months of 2015 dropped by the most in three years amid a glut of housing supply, and real estate investment growth eased. REUTERS/Stringer TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA

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Fog covers residential buildings in Qingdao, China. China’s property sales in the first two months of 2015 dropped by the most in three years 

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An aerial view of a public cemetery ahead of the Qingming Festival, or Tomb Sweeping Day in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. The festival, which falls on April 5 this year, is a day for the Chinese to remember and honour their ancestors. 

People search for survivors under the rubble of houses destroyed by Saudi airstrikes near Sanaa Airport, Yemen, Thursday, March 26, 2015. Saudi Arabia launched airstrikes Thursday targeting military installations in Yemen held by Shiite rebels who were taking over a key port city in the country's south and had driven the embattled president to flee by sea, security officials said.

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People search for survivors under the rubble of houses destroyed by Saudi airstrikes near Sana’a Airport, Yemen. Saudi Arabia launched airstrikes on Thursday targeting military installations in Yemen held by Shia rebels. 

Models show creations at "BIFT-ELLASSAY" scholarship awarding ceremony during China Fashion Week in Beijing...Models show creations at "BIFT (Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology)-ELLASSAY" scholarship awarding ceremony during China Fashion Week in Beijing, March 26, 2015.    REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

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Models show creations at “BIFT-ELLASSAY” scholarship awards ceremony during China Fashion Week in Beijing 

A photographer takes pictures of South Korean army soldiers taking part in a U.S.-South Korea joint live-fire military exercise at a training field in Pocheon, south of the demilitarized zone.

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A photographer takes pictures of South Korean army soldiers involved in a US/South Korea live-fire military exercise at a training field in Pocheon, south of the demilitarized zone

Mourners line up to enter parliament where founding Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew lies in state.

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Mourners line up to enter parliament where founding Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew lies in state

Teachers select and grade paintings done by candidates taking part in an entrance examination at China Academy of Art in Hangzhou...Teachers select and grade paintings done by candidates taking part in an entrance examination at China Academy of Art in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, March 25, 2015. REUTERS/Chance Chan

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Teachers select and grade paintings done by candidates taking part in an entrance examination at The China Academy of Art in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province 

A labourer takes a nap in a wholesale fruit market area in Kolkata...A labourer takes a nap in a wholesale fruit market area in Kolkata March 24, 2015. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

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A labourer takes a nap in a wholesale fruit market area in Kolkata, India

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R) bo...Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R) bows with Singapore Ambassador to Japan Chin Siat Yoon (front L) and his wife Wang Lee Moi (3rd R) after signing a condolence book for the late former Singapore prime minister Lee Kuan Yew at the Singapore Embassy in Tokyo on March 24, 2015. Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, one of the towering figures of post-colonial Asian politics, died at the age of 91 on March 23.     AFP PHOTO / POOL / Toru HanaiTORU HANAI/AFP/Getty Images

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Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe bows with Singapore’s ambassador to Japan Chin Siat Yoon and his wife Wang Lee Moi after signing a condolence book for Lee Kuan Yew at the Singaporean embassy in Tokyo. Singapore’s first prime minister, Lee died at the age of 91 on Monday and was considered one of the towering figures of post-colonial Asian politics. 

Afghan women chant slogans during a protest demanding justice for a woman who was beaten to death by a mob after being falsely accused of burning a Quran last week, in downtown of Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, March 24, 2015. Men and women of all ages carried banners bearing the bloodied face of Farkhunda, a 27-year-old religious scholar killed last week by a mob. Farkhunda, who went by one name like many Afghans, was beaten, run over with a car and burned before her body was thrown into the Kabul River. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

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Protesters demand justice for a woman beaten to death by a mob after being falsely accused of burning the Koran last week, in downtown of Kabul, Afghanistan. Men and women of all ages carried banners bearing the bloodied face of Farkhunda, a 27-year-old religious scholar, who like many Afghans went by one name. She was beaten, run over by a car and burned before her body was thrown into the Kabul river. 

Young Afghan vendors push their ice-cream carts along a road on the outskirts of Mazari-i-Sharif.

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Young Afghan vendors push their ice cream carts along a road on the outskirts of Mazari-i-Sharif.

A cosplayer poses for a portrait at the cosplay area during the Anime Japan 2015 Expo in Tokyo, Japan. Cosplay (Costume play) is a subculture that sees participants role play as a specific character of their choice. Many of the popular characters are sourced from manga, anime, comic books, video games and cartoons, often the cosplayer will take on the body language, clothing and mannerisms of the character. AnimeJapan 2015, is one of the largest anime festivals in Japan, offering visitors entertainment such as stage performances, screenings, workshops, cosplaying areas, and a chance to buy exclusive anime themed goods

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A cosplayer poses for a portrait at the cosplay area during the Anime Japan 2015 Expo in Tokyo, Japan. Cosplay (Costume play) is a subculture that sees participants role play as a specific character of their choice. Many of the popular characters are sourced from manga, anime, comic books, video games and cartoons, often the cosplayer will take on the body language, clothing and mannerisms of the character

An Indian farmer herds his sheep on the dry bed of a river at Bibi Nagar in Nalgonda District, some 40 kilometers from Hyderabad on March 23, 2015.

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An Indian farmer herds his sheep on the dry bed of a river at Bibi Nagar in Nalgonda District, some 40 kilometers from Hyderabad on Monday

Pakistani commandos hang from a helicopter

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Commandos hang from a helicopter during the Pakistan Day military parade in Islamabad on Monday

Reactions To The Death Of Singapore's Founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew...A monitor shows coverage of the death of Singapore's first elected Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew as a man reads a special edition of a Today newspaper, produced by MediaCorp Press Ltd., at Raffles Place in Singapore, on Monday, March 23, 2015. Lee, who helped transform Singapore from a colonial trading center into one of Asia's most prosperous nations, has died. He was 91. Photographer: Nicky Loh/Bloomberg

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Some of the coverage in Raffles Place of the death of Singapore’s first elected prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew. Lee, who helped transform Singapore from a colonial trading center into one of Asia’s most prosperous nations, has died at the age of 91.