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Here are the most spectacular pictures of last week from Asia

Updated : 2019-12-22 09:59:09

From the earthquake in the Philippines to mourning as part of the eighth death anniversary of Kim Jong Il in North Korea, the continent had an eventful week. Here are some of the most spectacular images that were taken from across the continent.

Women celebrate after hearing their relatives were acquitted following the verdict at a court in Camp Bagong Diwa, Taguig City, Philippines. The Philippine court on Thursday found key members of a powerful political clan guilty of a 2009 massacre in a southern province that left 57 people, including 32 media workers, dead in a brazen act that horrified the world. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
Women celebrate after hearing their relatives were acquitted following the verdict at a court in Camp Bagong Diwa, Taguig City, Philippines. The Philippine court on Thursday found key members of a powerful political clan guilty of a 2009 massacre in a southern province that left 57 people, including 32 media workers, dead in a brazen act that horrified the world. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
Window cleaners dressed as zodiac animals of boar, and rat clean the glass exterior of a hotel, in Tokyo. During the year-end
Window cleaners dressed as zodiac animals of boar, and rat clean the glass exterior of a hotel, in Tokyo. During the year-end "zodiac" hand over event, the outgoing Year of the Pig or Boar handed a window wiper to successor the Year of the Rat. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
An elderly Muslim man prays inside Jamia Masjid in Srinagar. A call to afternoon prayer has rung out from the central mosque in Kashmir's largest city for the first time in more than four months. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan, File)
An elderly Muslim man prays inside Jamia Masjid in Srinagar. A call to afternoon prayer has rung out from the central mosque in Kashmir's largest city for the first time in more than four months. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan, File)
Norihito Arima, a 33-year-old taxi driver working for Nihon Kotsu, one of the largest taxi companies in Japan, waits for traffic light to change as he drives along the streets of Tokyo. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
Norihito Arima, a 33-year-old taxi driver working for Nihon Kotsu, one of the largest taxi companies in Japan, waits for traffic light to change as he drives along the streets of Tokyo. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
North Koreans bows in front of the bronze statues of their late leaders Kim Il Sung, left, and Kim Jong Il at the Mansudae Art Studio in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Koreans mark the eighth death anniversary of Kim Jong Il with usual floral offerings at the foot of the giant statues of the late leader. (AP Photo/Cha Song Ho, File)
North Koreans bows in front of the bronze statues of their late leaders Kim Il Sung, left, and Kim Jong Il at the Mansudae Art Studio in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Koreans mark the eighth death anniversary of Kim Jong Il with usual floral offerings at the foot of the giant statues of the late leader. (AP Photo/Cha Song Ho, File)
A man is silhouetted against the sky during a tour at the new National Stadium, in Tokyo. The stadium is officially completed. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
A man is silhouetted against the sky during a tour at the new National Stadium, in Tokyo. The stadium is officially completed. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
Trapped flower vendors are pulled out from a collapsed wall following an earthquake that struck Padada, Davao del Sur province, southern Philippines. A strong quake jolted the southern Philippines on Sunday, causing a three-story building to collapse and prompting people to rush out of shopping malls, houses and other buildings in panic, officials said. (AP Photo/John Angelo Jomao-as, File)
Trapped flower vendors are pulled out from a collapsed wall following an earthquake that struck Padada, Davao del Sur province, southern Philippines. A strong quake jolted the southern Philippines on Sunday, causing a three-story building to collapse and prompting people to rush out of shopping malls, houses and other buildings in panic, officials said. (AP Photo/John Angelo Jomao-as, File)
A Kashmiri man walks on a snow-covered footbridge as it snows in the interiors of Dal Lake, Srinagar. The fresh snowfall has resulted in the closure of Srinagar - Jammu highway Friday and cancellation of flights on the seventh consecutive day from Srinagar. (AP Photo/ Dar Yasin, File)
A Kashmiri man walks on a snow-covered footbridge as it snows in the interiors of Dal Lake, Srinagar. The fresh snowfall has resulted in the closure of Srinagar - Jammu highway Friday and cancellation of flights on the seventh consecutive day from Srinagar. (AP Photo/ Dar Yasin, File)
The lights of Hong Kong Island are reflected in the water as Star Ferry boats cross the harbour from Kowloon, in Hong Kong. Despite six months of ongoing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, day to day life continues as normal in much of the city. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
The lights of Hong Kong Island are reflected in the water as Star Ferry boats cross the harbour from Kowloon, in Hong Kong. Despite six months of ongoing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, day to day life continues as normal in much of the city. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
Japan's Ruki Tobita jumps, backdropped by the moon, during the Men's Snowboard Big Air in the 2019 FIS Big Air World Cup held at the Big Air Shougang in Beijing. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
Japan's Ruki Tobita jumps, backdropped by the moon, during the Men's Snowboard Big Air in the 2019 FIS Big Air World Cup held at the Big Air Shougang in Beijing. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
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