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Protesters take part in a 'Tax March' in Los Angeles, California, calling on US President Donald Trump to release his tax records. (Mark RALSTON/AFP)

A supporter of the 'yes' holds a picture of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a rally near the headquarters of the conservative Justice and Development Party (AKP) in Istanbul after the results of a nationwide referendum hand Erdogan expanded powers. (OZAN KOSE/AFP)

A suicide car bombing attack in Rashidin, west of Aleppo, targets buses carrying Syrians evacuated from two besieged government-held towns of Fuaa and Kafraya. Nearly 70 children were among the 126 people killed in the attack. (Omar haj kadour/AFP)

Manchester United's Paul Pogba and Chelsea's N'Golo Kante (rear) challenge for the ball during the English Premier League football match at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester. United blew the Premier League title race wide open with a 2-0 win. (AP Photo/ Rui Vieira)

Liverpool's Nathaniel Clyne (L) and West Bromwich Albion's Craig Dawson in action during their English Premier League football match at The Hawthorns in West Bromwich, England. Roberto Firmino fired Liverpool to a 1-0 victory and back into third place in the Premier League. (Adam Davy/PA via AP)

Ferrari's German driver Sebastian Vettel celebrates on the podium after winning the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Sakhir circuit in Manama. (ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP)

Canada's rugby team members celebrate with their trophy after a 26-19 victory against the US team in the cup final of the Singapore Rugby Sevens tournament in Singapore. (ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP)

Denmark's Mathias Boe (L) and Carsten Mogensen (R) pose with their trophies and cheque after winning the men's double finals of the Singapore Open badminton tournament. Boe and Mogensen beat Li Junhui and Liu Yuchen of China 21-13, 21-14. (STR/AFP)


South Korea's presidential candidate Moon Jae-in from the Democratic Party waves to supporters during a presidential election campaign in Seoul. Candidates kicked off official campaign on Apr 17 for the presidential election scheduled for May 9. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Myanmar' State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi (R) pays respects to Buddhist monks during a religious ceremony to mark Myanmar New Year Day at the President House in Naypyitaw. (AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo)

US President Donald Trump speaks alongside the Easter Bunny during the 139th White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC. (SAUL LOEB/AFP)

A newly-built ferry, to be used around the five boroughs of New York City, turns around in Jersey City, New Jersey. The service is aimed at attracting millions of passengers travelling between Manhattan and waterfront neighbourhoods in Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

The Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft is raised onto the launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The launch is scheduled for Apr 20 and will carry Fyodor Yurchikhin of Roscosmos and Jack Fischer of NASA into orbit to begin their 4-1/2 month mission on the ISS. (Aubrey Gemignani/NASA via AP))

Smoke rises next to a supermarket after a small plane crashed in Tires, near Lisbon, Portugal. Portuguese officials say the crash killed four people on board the aircraft and one on the ground. (Fabio Miguel Pocarico via AP)

Arsenal's Mesut Ozil (R) scores his team's second goal during the English Premier League football match against Middlesbrough at Riverside Stadium in Middlesbrough, northeast England. Goals from Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil handed Arsenal a 2-1 victory. (Lindsey PARNABY/AFP)

Spectators cheer the elite women as they make their way past the six-mile (9.65-kilometre) mark of the Boston Marathon in Framingham, Massachusetts, USA. (AFP/Kayana Szymczak)


Movie star Jackie Chan (in white) attends the global launch of the Buick Velite 5, an extended range electric hybrid ahead of the Shanghai Auto 2017 show in China. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

Volunteers use ropes to pull survivors from a ravine where a passenger bus plunged into a deep ravine, killing 26 people and injuring 21 others in Carranglan township, Nueva Ecija province, northern Philippines. (Philippine Red Cross Nueva Vizcaya chapter via AP)

Fire engulfs the top floor of an office building in Johannesburg, South Africa, before being brought under control. Everyone were successfully evacuated from the building and no injuries were reported. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

An unmanned Orbital ATK cargo ship rocket packed with food and supplies for the astronauts living at the International Space Station blasted off from a NASA launch pad. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

A street is blocked off after a 39-year-old gunman went on a shooting spree in the central California town of Fresno, killing three people and injuring another before being arrested. (AP Photo/Scott Smith)

Cristiano Ronaldo scores a hat-trick to become the first man to reach 100 Champions League goals as Real Madrid overcame 10-man Bayern Munich 4-2 after extra time to advance to the semi-finals on a 6-3 aggregate. (GERARD JULIEN/AFP)

Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann (C) competes for the ball with Leicester's Daniel Drinkwater (L) and Christian Fuchs during the Champions League quarter-final second leg football match in Leicester, England. Atletico completes a 2-1 aggregate win after the match ended 1-1. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

China's Ding Junhui during his match against compatriot Zhou Yuelong on day three of the Betfred Snooker World Championships at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England. Ding advanced to the second round with a 10-5 win. (Tim Goode/PA via AP)


Speaking on the flight deck of US aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan at the Yokosuka base, south of Tokyo, US Vice President Mike Pence (C) says the US will counter any North Korean attack with an "overwhelming and effective" response. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

Gubernatorial candidate Anies Baswedan (centre right) hugs his running mate Sandiaga Uno in Jakarta, Indonesia. The former education minister won the race for Jakarta governor after defeating minority Christian governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)

Guy Burgoyne, head of Geely Design China, talks about the Geely MPV electric concept car during the Auto Shanghai 2017 show at the National Exhibition and Convention Centre in Shanghai, China. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

Exhibitors construct a floral display in the shape of a giant high heel shoe on the eve of the opening day of the Harrogate Spring Flower Show at the Great Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate, northern England. The flower show features over 1,000 exhibitors. (OLI SCARFF/AFP)

Chinese snooker player Xiao Guodong lines up a shot during his match at the Snooker World Championships at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield England. Xiao built a 6-3 lead over Ryan Day in the first round. (Nigel French/ via AP)


Artisans working on sculptures of deities and creatures from ancient Indian epics to decorate the royal crematorium for the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej at the Office of Traditional Arts in Nakhon Pathom province, Thailand. The cremation is planned for late October 2017. (AP/Sakchai Lalit)

US astronaut Jack Fischer (R) and Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin, crew members of the mission to the International Space Station (ISS), walk prior to the launch of Soyuz-FG rocket at the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, Pool)

French vintners smash bottles of wine on the parking lot of a hypermarket in Nimes, southern France. Dozens of French vintners angry over cheap competition from Spain smashed bottles and spilled wine across the parking lot of a hypermarket. (AP Photo/Arnold Jerocki)

AeroMobil display their latest prototype of a flying car in Monaco. The light frame plane whose wings can fold back like an insect is boosted by a rear propeller. The company says it is planning to accept first pre-orders for the vehicle later this year. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

Manchester United's Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic gets treatment after injuring his knee during the UEFA Europa League quarter-final second leg football match against Anderlecht at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England. United reached the semi-final after a 2-1 win. (Oli SCARFF/AFP)

Daniel Caligiuri (C) scores Schalke's third goal during the Europa League quarter-final second leg football match against Ajax Amsterdam in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Ajax reached the semi-final with a 4-3 aggregate win over Schalke after extra time. (AP/Martin Meissner)

Elite runners ahead of the upcoming London Marathon, with left to right, Abel Kirui from Kenya, Feyisa Lilesa from Ethiopia, Eritrean Ghirmay Ghebreslassie, Bedan Karoki Muchiri from Kenya and Kenenisa Bekele from Ethiopia, jog past Tower Bridge in London. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

Spain’s Albert Ramos-Vinolas hits a return to Britain's Andy Murray during their Monte-Carlo ATP Masters Series tennis tournament in Monaco. Murray suffered a shock third-round loss to 15th seed Ramos-Vinolas 2-6, 6-2, 7-5. (Yann COATSALIOU/AFP)


A Philippine Christian devotee reacts while nailed to a cross during a reenactment of the Crucifixion of Christ during Good Friday celebrations ahead of Easter in the village of Cutud near San Fernando, north of Manila. (AFP/Noel Celis)

Afghan security forces take part in an ongoing operation against Islamic State (IS) militants in the Achin district of Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, a day after the US military struck the district with its largest non-nuclear bomb. (AFP/Noorullah Shirzada)

Covered in prayer shawls Jewish men of the Cohanim priestly caste participate in a blessing during the Passover holiday, in front of the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray in Jerusalem's Old City. (AP/Ariel Schalit)

Revellers are sprayed with water as they ride in the back of a truck during the second day of the traditional water festival, which is also known as the Burmese New Year Festival of Thingyan in Yangon, Myanmar. (AP/Thein Zaw)

Nepalese revellers ring bells on a wooden chariot during celebrations for the Nepalese New Year or "Bisket Jatra" in Bhaktapur, some 12km east of Kathmandu. The festival which began Apr 10, is celebrated for nine days by the ethnic Newar community in Bhaktapur. (AFP/Prakash Mathema)

Japan's Ito Mima and Morizono Masataka (L) play during the mixed doubles final match against China's Zhou Yu and Chen Xingtong at the Asian Table Tennis Championships in Wuxi, in China's Jiangsu province. (AFP/STR)

Rising Pune Supergiant cricketer Steven Smith plays a shot during the 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 cricket match between Gujarat Lions and Rising Pune Supergiant at The Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot. (AFP/Punit Paranjpe)

Britain's Katie Archibald celebrates winning the women's omnium points race 4/4 at the Hong Kong Velodrome during the Track Cycling World Championships in Hong Kong. (AFP/Anthony Wallace)


North Korean men and women wave flags and plastic flowers as a float with model missiles and rockets with words that read "For Peace and Stability in the World" is paraded across Kim Il Sung Square during a military parade in Pyongyang. (AP/Wong Maye-E)

North Korean KN-08 Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs) is paraded across Kim Il Sung Square during a military parade in Pyongyang, North Korea, to celebrate the 105th birth anniversary of Kim Il Sung, the country's late founder and grandfather of current ruler Kim Jong Un. (AP/Wong Maye-E)

A member of the Iraqi forces fires towards Islamic State (IS) group fighters in the old city of Mosul, during an offensive to recapture the city. (AFP/Ahmad Al-Rubaye)

An Orthodox priest blesses traditional Easter cakes and painted eggs in preparation for an Easter celebration at a church in the town of Novogrudok, 150 kilometres (93 miles) west of the capital Minsk, Belarus. (AP/Sergei Grits)

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan holds a young girl during his last rally ahead of Sunday's referendum, in Istanbul. Turkey is heading to a contentious referendum on constitutional reforms to expand Erdogan's powers. (AP/Lefteris Pitarakis)

Stoke City's Austrian striker Marko Arnautovic (L) shoots past Hull City's Serbian midfielder Lazar Marković during the English Premier League football match between Stoke City and Hull City at the Bet365 Stadium in Stoke-on-Trent, central England. (AFP/Oli Scarff)

Hong Kong's Pang Yao (L) and Russia's Mariia Averina collide and crash during the women's madison at the World Track Cycling championships in Hong Kong. (AP/Kin Cheung)

Riders take the start of the 24 Hours Le Mans motorcycle endurance race in Le Mans, western France. (AFP/Jean-Francois Monier)