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Here are the most spectacular pictures of last week from Asia

Updated : 2019-08-16 12:22:41

From continuous protests in Hong Kong to tensions between South Korea and Japan, the continent witnessed several interesting events. Here is a look at them.

Shauna Coxsey, of Britain, competes in the women's bouldering final at the International Federation of Sport Climbing World Championships, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Shauna Coxsey, of Britain, competes in the women's bouldering final at the International Federation of Sport Climbing World Championships, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
This satellite image captured on Monday provided by Satellite image ©2019 Maxar Technologies appears to show Chinese security force vehicles inside the Shenzen Bay Sports Center in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, bordering Hong Kong. (Satellite image ©2019 Maxar Technologies via AP)
This satellite image captured on Monday provided by Satellite image ©2019 Maxar Technologies appears to show Chinese security force vehicles inside the Shenzen Bay Sports Center in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, bordering Hong Kong. (Satellite image ©2019 Maxar Technologies via AP)
Policemen charge towards protesters during the anti-extradition bill protest at Tsim Sha Tsui in Hong Kong. Police fired tear gas late Sunday afternoon to try to disperse a demonstration in Hong Kong as protesters took over streets in two parts of the Asian financial capital, blocking traffic and setting up another night of likely showdowns with riot police. (Eric Tsang/HK01 via AP)
Policemen charge towards protesters during the anti-extradition bill protest at Tsim Sha Tsui in Hong Kong. Police fired tear gas late Sunday afternoon to try to disperse a demonstration in Hong Kong as protesters took over streets in two parts of the Asian financial capital, blocking traffic and setting up another night of likely showdowns with riot police. (Eric Tsang/HK01 via AP)
A protester wears a goggle with the word
A protester wears a goggle with the word "Return" during a protest at the arrival hall of the Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong. It is reported that police shot a woman in the eye with a projectile Sunday night during confrontations between protesters and police. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
Protesters react to tear gas from Shum Shui Po police station in Hong Kong.(AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Protesters react to tear gas from Shum Shui Po police station in Hong Kong.(AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Pakistan Rangers soldiers face Indian Border Security Force soldiers at a daily closing ceremony on the Indian side of the Attari-Wagah border.  (AP Photo/Prabhjot Gill)
Pakistan Rangers soldiers face Indian Border Security Force soldiers at a daily closing ceremony on the Indian side of the Attari-Wagah border.  (AP Photo/Prabhjot Gill)
Athletes dive into the water at the start line during a women's triathlon test event at Odaiba Marine Park, a venue for marathon swimming and triathlon at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Athletes dive into the water at the start line during a women's triathlon test event at Odaiba Marine Park, a venue for marathon swimming and triathlon at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Protesters hold candles and signs during a rally denouncing Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and also demanding the South Korean government to abolish the General Security of Military Information Agreement, or GSOMIA, an intelligence-sharing agreement between South Korea and Japan, in downtown Seoul, South Korea. South Korean President Moon Jae-in offered an olive branch to Japan to end an ongoing trade dispute Thursday, saying Seoul will
Protesters hold candles and signs during a rally denouncing Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and also demanding the South Korean government to abolish the General Security of Military Information Agreement, or GSOMIA, an intelligence-sharing agreement between South Korea and Japan, in downtown Seoul, South Korea. South Korean President Moon Jae-in offered an olive branch to Japan to end an ongoing trade dispute Thursday, saying Seoul will "gladly join hands" if Tokyo wants to talk. The letters read "No Abe." (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
A man strolls through a narrow alleyway clustered with tiny bars and restaurants at the Golden Gai in the Shinjuku district of Tokyo. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
A man strolls through a narrow alleyway clustered with tiny bars and restaurants at the Golden Gai in the Shinjuku district of Tokyo. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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