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TOPSHOTS Philippine police (L) fire water cannon as they clash with protesters (R) parading down a street trying to voice their opposition to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit currently taking place in Manila on November 19, 2015. Asia-Pacific leaders are wrapping up two-days of talks in Manila that have been overshadowed by an arm-wrestle for regional influence between the United States and China. AFP PHOTO / Punit PARANJPEPUNIT PARANJPE/AFP/Getty Images

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Philippine police fire water cannon as they clash with protesters parading down a street trying to voice their opposition to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit currently taking place in Manila 

Filipino activists clash with riot police officers during a protest rally near the venue of the on-going Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Manila

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Filipino activists clash with riot police officers during a protest rally near the venue of the on-going Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Manila

Protest against the APEC 2015 in Manila...epa05028990 A Filipino boy runs in front of a line of riot police officers during a protest rally at a street in Manila, Philippines, 17 November 2015. Philippine security forces were on high alert in the capital as leaders from Asia and the Pacific region began to arrive for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit just days after the deadly terrorist attacks in France.  EPA/FRANCIS R. MALASIG

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Riot police officers during a protest against APEC in Manila, Philippines. Philippine security forces were on high alert in the capital as leaders from Asia and the Pacific region began to arrive for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit 

Filipino activists scuffle  with anti-riot police during a protest rally against the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in Manila, Philippines, 16 November 2015. According to the statement of the protesters, they blamed the APEC on the collapse of local business, low wages and environmental degradation. The Philippines will hosts the summit on 18 and 19 November.

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Filipino activists scuffle with anti-riot police during a protest rally against the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in Manila, Philippines, on Monday. Protesters blamed the APEC on the collapse of local business, low wages and environmental degradation

U.S. President Barack Obama, second left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping, second right, walk together at Zhongnanhai leaders compound before their private dinner, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. The others walking with them are their translators.

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U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping walk together with their translators at Zhongnanhai leaders compound before their private dinner on Tuesday

APEC 2014 Summit in Beijing, China...epa04483563 Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) shakes hands with China's President Xi Jinping (R), during their meeting at the Great Hall of the People, on the sidelines of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings, in Beijing, China, 10 November 2014. APEC is an inter-governmental forum with 21 member countries and regions, that seeks to promote sustainable growth and economic integration, and reduce trade barriers across the Asia-Pacific region. Jinping and Abe met for the first time to face to face talks, since they came into office, on the sidelines of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Beijing, China, on 10 November 2014.  EPA/KIM KYUNG-HOON / POOL 0

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Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) shakes hands with China’s President Xi Jinping (R), during their meeting at the Great Hall of the People, on the sidelines of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation meetings, in Beijing, China. 

APEC 2013 summit in Indonesia...epa03900660 US Secretary of State John Kerry, welcomed by Indonesian beauties, gestures while arriving with Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) for a group photo at Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit  in Nusa Dua , Bali, Indonesia, 07 October 2013  EPA/SERGEI CHIRIKOV

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US secretary of state John Kerry acknowledges the welcome of his Indonesian hosts as he arrives for a group photo at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia 

APEC meeting in Bali, Indonesia  ...epa03895075 Balinese dancers wait to perform for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit ministers and delegates in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, 04 October 2013. US President Barack Obama has cancelled his planned trip to Asia due to the US government shutdown. Indonesia's resort island of Bali is hosting the APEC Summit until 08 October 2013.

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Balinese dancers wait to perform for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit ministers and delegates in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia. US President Barack Obama has cancelled his planned trip to Asia due to the US government shutdown. The resort island of Bali is hosting the Apec summit until October 8.