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A rescue worker inspects windscreen of the vehicle belonging to the Paramilitary Frontier Constabulary (FC) soldiers after a bomb blast in Peshawar, Pakistan, 22 November 2016. At least three FC men  were killed and five others were injured when a bomb exploded targeting a vehicle of FC personnel in Peshawar.  EPA/BILAWALARBAB

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A rescue worker inspects windscreen of the vehicle belonging to the Paramilitary Frontier Constabulary soldiers after a bomb blast in Peshawar, Pakistan. Photo Bilawal Arbab/EPA 

A man watches as firemen try to extinguish a fire at a plastic factory in Istanbul, Turkey, November 22, 2016. The cause of the fire is currently unknown, according to local media. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

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A man watches as firemen try to extinguish a fire at a plastic factory in Istanbul, Turkey. Photo Osman Orsal/Reuters 

A man places newly made clay pots in a fire pit at a workshop in Biyagama, Sri Lanka November 16, 2016. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

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A man places newly made clay pots in a fire pit at a workshop in Biyagama, Sri Lanka. Photo Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters 

Schoolchildren look at a lifelike animatronics display of a dinosaur at the dinosaur-themed Zoo-rassic Park in Singapore on November 16, 2016.  To raise awareness on the sixth mass extinction, the Singapore Zoo and River Safari displayed lifelike dinosaur animatronics where visitors can trail along the Dinosaur Valley which does not involve living animals. / AFP PHOTO / ROSLAN RAHMANROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images

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Schoolchildren look at a lifelike animatronics display of a dinosaur at the dinosaur-themed Zoo-rassic Park in Singapore. Photo Roslan Rahman/AFP/Getty

People release floating lanterns during the festival of Yee Peng in the northern capital of Chiang Mai, Thailand November 14, 2016

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People release floating lanterns during the festival of Yee Peng in the northern capital of Chiang Mai, Thailand. Photo Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters 

Residents stand on a burnt house after a fire in the residential district of Addition Hills in Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, Philippines, November 14, 2016.  REUTERS/Erik De Castro

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Residents stand on a burnt house after a fire in the residential district of Addition Hills in Mandaluyong, Metro Manila. Photo Erik De Castro/Reuters 

A man walks past a display showing bank notes of different currencies in Hong Kong on November 9, 2016.   Share markets plunged on November 9 and the dollar tumbled against the yen and the euro as Donald Trump was elected US president, in a stunning upset with major implications for the world economy. / AFP PHOTO / Anthony WALLACEANTHONY WALLACE/AFP/Getty Images

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A man walks past a display showing bank notes of different currencies in Hong Kong. Photo Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty

A Filipino woman walks outside the Philippine Stock Exchange at the financial district of Manila, Philippines on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016. The prospect of a Trump presidency jolted markets around the world Wednesday, sending Dow futures and Asian stock prices sharply lower as investors panicked over uncertainties on trade, immigration and geopolitical tensions. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

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A Filipino woman walks outside the Philippine Stock Exchange at the financial district of Manila, Philippines. The prospect of a Trump presidency jolted markets around the world on Wednesday, sending Dow futures and Asian stock prices sharply lower as investors panicked over uncertainties on trade, immigration and geopolitical tensions. Photo Aaron Favila/AP 

An employee waits for customers at a hijab shop in Kuala Lumpur on November 8, 2016.

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An employee waits for customers at a hijab shop in Kuala Lumpur. Photo Mohd Rasfan/AFP/Getty 

A man carries an infant as he walks past a collage of pictures of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej during an exhibition held in his honour at Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC) in Bangkok, Thailand

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A man carries an infant as he walks past a collage of pictures of Thailand’s late King Bhumibol Adulyadej during an exhibition held in his honour at Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC) in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters

People visit tombs of their loved ones ahead of the commemoration of All Saints day at Navotas Public cemetery in Manila, Philippines, October 31, 2016.   REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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People visit tombs of their loved ones ahead of the commemoration of All Saints day at Navotas Public cemetery in Manila, Philippines. Photo Damir Sagolj/Reuters

ransvestites prepare backstage before performing a traditional dance opera known as Ludruk on October 30, 2016 in Surabaya, Indonesia. Indonesia's LGBT community has been under a wave of attacks since the beginning of 2016 while the country's ministers had described transgenderism as a mental disorder, and gay sex had been criminalized, as well as nonmarital heterosexual sex. In Mojokerto, a traditional dance opera group called Ludruk Karya Budaya continues to be an art form, performed by transvestites who play female roles while adding a touch of comedy. Consisting of 18 transgenders in group, each of them earn up to Rp 150,000 ($15USD) per show since the act began May 29, 1969 in Mojokerto, East Java. Homosexuality and gay sex are not illegal in Indonesia but the world's largest Muslim country has been increasing meeting intolerance from the Indonesian public. (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)

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Transvestites prepare backstage before performing a traditional dance opera known as Ludruk in Surabaya, Indonesia. Indonesia’s LGBT community has been under a wave of attacks since the beginning of 2016 while the country’s ministers had described transgenderism as a mental disorder and gay sex had been criminalized. Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images

Britain's Red Arrows flying display team perform ahead of the China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, China, October 27, 2016. China Daily/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS

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Britain’s Red Arrows flying display team perform ahead of the China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, China. Photo China Daily/Reuters 

Ballet dancers perform during the opening of the 56th Miss International Beauty Pageant in Tokyo,

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Ballet dancers perform during the opening of the 56th Miss International Beauty Pageant in Tokyo, Japan. Photo Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters 

Filipino anti-riot police stand guard during a protest near the US Embassy in Manila, Philippines, 27 October 2016. Hundreds of protesters including Indigenous People, students and militant groups marched towards the US Embassy to protest against the presence of US military troops and condemning the violent dispersal on 19 October which left at least forty people hurt including twenty police officers and three people who were run over by a police van.  EPA/MARK R. CRISTINO

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Filipino anti-riot police stand guard during a protest near the US Embassy in Manila, Philippines. Hundreds of protesters including Indigenous People, students and militant groups marched towards the US Embassy to protest against the presence of US military troops and condemning the violent dispersal on 19 October which left at least forty people hurt including twenty police officers and three people who were run over by a police van. Photo Mark R.Cristino/EPA 

A farmer harvests rice on a field in Lalitpur, Nepal

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A farmer harvests rice on a field in Lalitpur, Nepal. Photo Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters

A man applies paint on the tomb at the Barangka Cemetery in Marikina, east of Manila on October 26, 2016, days ahead of the traditional All Souls' Day. Millions across the Philippines will visit cemeteries to pay their respects to their dead, in an annual tradition that combines catholic religious rites with the country's penchant for festivity / AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELISNOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images

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A man applies paint on the tomb at the Barangka Cemetery in Marikina, east of Manila days ahead of the traditional All Souls’ Day. Millions across the Philippines will visit cemeteries to pay their respects to their dead, in an annual tradition that combines catholic religious rites with the country’s penchant for festivity. Photo Noel Celis/AFP/Getty 

Azalea, whose Korean name is "Dallae", a 19-year-old female chimpanzee, smokes a cigarette at the Central Zoo in Pyongyang, North Korea on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. According to officials at the newly renovated zoo, which has become a favorite leisure spot in the North Korean capital since it was re-opened in July, the chimpanzee smokes about a pack a day. They insist, however, that she doesn’t inhale. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

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Azalea, whose Korean name is “Dallae”, a 19-year-old female chimpanzee, smokes a cigarette at the Central Zoo in Pyongyang, North Korea. According to officials at the newly renovated zoo, which has become a favourite leisure spot in the North Korean capital since it was re-opened in July, the chimpanzee smokes about a pack a day. They insist, however, that she does not inhale. Photo Wong Maye-E/AP. 

The Soyuz MS-02 spacecraft carrying the crew of Shane Kimbrough of the U.S., Sergey Ryzhikov and Andrey Borisenko of Russia blasts off to the International Space Station (ISS) from the launchpad at the Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, October 19, 2016.  REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

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The Soyuz MS-02 spacecraft carrying the crew of Shane Kimbrough of the U.S., Sergey Ryzhikov and Andrey Borisenko of Russia blasts off to the International Space Station (ISS) from the launchpad at the Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. Photo Shamil Zhumatov/Reuters 

North Korean traffic police women chat next to a residential building while off duty Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016, in Pyongyang, North Korea.

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North Korean traffic police women chat next to a residential building while off duty in Pyongyang, North Korea. Photo Wong Maye-E/AP