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An artisan carries an idol of Hindu god Shiva to a workshop through an alley in Kolkata, India, July 29, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.

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An artisan carries an idol of Hindu god Shiva to a workshop through an alley in Kolkata

A young women (C) dressed in cosplay uses her phone at the annual Ani-Com show in Hong Kong on July 29, 2016. The Ani-Com show is one of the biggest of its kind in Asia, where teenagers and video game lovers go to buy limited editions of toy figures and wear costumes mimicking their favourite comic book heroes. / AFP PHOTO / Anthony WALLACEANTHONY WALLACE/AFP/Getty Images

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A young women dressed in cosplay uses her phone at the annual Ani-Com show in Hong Kong. The Ani-Com show is one of the biggest of its kind in Asia, where teenagers and video game lovers go to buy limited editions of toy figures and wear costumes mimicking their favourite comic book heroes

A child climbs onto a giant mockup laptop keyboard during a promotion event at a shopping centre in Beijing

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A child climbs onto a giant mockup laptop keyboard during a promotion event at a shopping centre in Beijing, China

epa05443458 An Indian paramilitary soldier stands guard during curfew in downtown area of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 27 July 2016. According to local news reports, authorities have re-imposed curfew in some parts of Srinagar followed by clashes that erupted on 26 July after the curfew was lifted.  The curfew, however, continues in south Kashmir. So far 50 civilians have been killed and over 3000 injured following the protests over the killing of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen commander, Burhan Muzaffar Wani and his two associates in a gunfight on 08 July.  EPA/FAROOQ KHAN

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An Indian paramilitary soldier stands guard during curfew in downtown area of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir

Painted horse sculptures are seen in the stables at the Tianjin Goldin Metropolitan Polo Club in Tianjin, China

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Painted horse sculptures are seen in the stables at the Tianjin Goldin Metropolitan Polo Club in Tianjin, China.

A boy repairs a boat on the banks of the river Yamuna in New Delhi, India

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A boy repairs a boat on the banks of the river Yamuna in New Delhi, India

TOPSHOT - Indian schoolchildren hold masks bearing the image of former Indian president A.P.J Kalam ahead of the first anniversary of his death during a remembrance event at a school in Chennai

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Indian schoolchildren hold masks bearing the image of former Indian president A.P.J Kalam ahead of the first anniversary of his death during a remembrance event at a school in Chennai 

Masked demonstrators shout slogans next to a burning tyre during a protest in Srinagar against the recent killings in Kashmir

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Masked demonstrators shout slogans next to a burning tyre during a protest in Srinagar against the recent killings in Kashmir

Flood situation in Assam, India

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A girl carries fire wood collected from flood waters in Morigaon district of Assam state, India. 

Hindu devotees offer prayer to Hindu god Shiva during the first Monday of the Hindu month of Shravan in Lucknow, India

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People ride along a flooded street during a heavy rainfall in Beijing

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People ride along a flooded street during a heavy rainfall in Beijing, China

epa05425606 Workers install a commercial advertisement on the side of a building in Beijing, China, 15 July 2016. China's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth was at 6.7 percent in the second quarter of 2016, according to figures from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). The growth is the lowest rate recorded since 2009.  EPA/ROLEX DELA PENA

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Workers install a commercial advertisement on the side of a building in Beijing 

epa05422636 An Indian paramilitary officer stands guard during a curfew in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 13 July 2016. The authorities imposed curfew and severe restrictions in most parts of Kashmir valley for the fifth consecutive day to contain protests following the killing of militant commander Burhan Muzaffar Wani. According to local news reports the death toll reached 32 and over 1,300 persons were injured across Indian Kashmir during clashes over the past six days.  EPA/FAROOQ KHAN

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An Indian paramilitary officer stands guard during a curfew in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir

This picture taken on July 12, 2016 shows a street vendor pulling his cart packed with stuffed animals along a street in Shanghai. China's growth slipped to a new seven-year low of 6.6 percent in the second quarter, according to a survey of economists by AFP, despite government efforts to spur activity in the world's second-largest economy. / AFP PHOTO / JOHANNES EISELE / TO GO WITH China-economy-growth-GDP,POLL by Bill SavadoveJOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images

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A street vendor is seen pulling his cart packed with stuffed animals along a street in Shanghai. China’s growth slipped to a new seven-year low of 6.6 percent in the second quarter, according to a survey of economists by AFP, despite government efforts to spur activity in the world’s second-largest economy 

India Kashmir Protests

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A Kashmiri Muslim protester throws stones at Indian troops as others shout pro freedom slogans in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, on Tuesday.

A Sadhu or a Hindu holy man performs yoga in a pond during the religious festival of "Kharchi Puja" at Khayerpur on the outskirts of Agartala, India,

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A Sadhu or a Hindu holy man performs yoga in a pond during the religious festival of “Kharchi Puja” at Khayerpur on the outskirts of Agartala, India

A bride and groom pose for photos with a horse at the Mirim riding school on the outskirts of Pyongyang on July 12, 2016

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A bride and groom pose for photos with a horse at the Mirim riding school on the outskirts of Pyongyang, North Korea

Pedestrians pass a military propaganda poster on a street in Shanghai on July 12, 2016.  Beijing braced on July 12 for an international tribunal's ruling on the South China Sea, where it has expansive territorial claims, with all eyes watching for the Asian giant's reaction on the ground or in the water. Beijing claims sovereignty over almost the whole of the South China Sea, on the basis of a segmented line that first appeared on Chinese maps in the 1940s, pitting it against several neighbours.

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Pedestrians pass a military propaganda poster on a street in Shanghai 

Kashmiri Muslim protesters throw stones at Indian policemen during clashes in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 11 July 2016. Clashes between civilians and police in India's northern region of Kashmir has spiked to at least 16 in the third day of violent unrest that has engulfed the Valley since the funeral of famed separatist militant Burhan Muzaffar Wani on 09 July. A curfew remains in place in many parts of the city, forbidding people from leaving their houses at any point during the day

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Kashmiri Muslim protesters throw stones at Indian policemen during clashes in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir today. This is the third day of violent unrest that has engulfed the Valley since the funeral of famed separatist militant Burhan Muzaffar Wani

epa05420251 A picture made available on 11 July and taken with slow exposure shows an overview of Nepalese is shopping in very old Ason market in Kathmandu, Nepal. 03 July 2016#. The recent report published on 01 January 2016, the population of Nepal was estimated to be 28 679 524 people. This is an increase of 1.18 % (335 312 people) compared to 2015. The capital Kathmandu are becoming more populous city as people from around the country start settling in  Kathmandu , due to  all types of human facilities, Migration, globalization, government plan and policies, and political condition are the main factors .  So Now Nepal is listed on the one of the world’s 50 populous countries.  EPA/NARENDRA SHRESTHA

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This photo taken with slow exposure shows an overview of Nepalese shopping in the very old Ason market in Kathmandu, Nepal