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Here are the most spectacular pictures of last week from Asia

Updated : 2019-08-10 15:49:22

From continuous protests in Hong Kong to rising temperatures in South Korea and Japan, the continent witnessed several interesting events. Adding to this is the havoc caused by rains and floods.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, centre, gestures to his Japanese counterpart Taro Kono, right, and South Korean counterpart Kang Kyung-wha after a trilateral meeting on the sidelines of the ASEAN and dialogue partners foreign ministers' meeting in Bangkok, Thailand. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool Photo via AP)
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, centre, gestures to his Japanese counterpart Taro Kono, right, and South Korean counterpart Kang Kyung-wha after a trilateral meeting on the sidelines of the ASEAN and dialogue partners foreign ministers' meeting in Bangkok, Thailand. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool Photo via AP)
A girl runs as waves from high tide enter a shanty area in Mumbai. Heavy rainfall in India's commercial capital disrupted normal life, prompting authorities to close schools and colleges Saturday. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)
A girl runs as waves from high tide enter a shanty area in Mumbai. Heavy rainfall in India's commercial capital disrupted normal life, prompting authorities to close schools and colleges Saturday. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)
BJP supporters light firecrackers and celebrate the government revoking Kashmir's special status, in Lucknow. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
BJP supporters light firecrackers and celebrate the government revoking Kashmir's special status, in Lucknow. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Protesters wearing black shirt, right, fight with a group of men wielding wooden poles on a street during the anti-extradition bill protest at a neighbourhood in Hong Kong. China warned that it will be
Protesters wearing black shirt, right, fight with a group of men wielding wooden poles on a street during the anti-extradition bill protest at a neighbourhood in Hong Kong. China warned that it will be "only a matter of time" before it punishes those behind two months of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong that have increasingly devolved into violent clashes with law enforcement. (AP Photo)
A man carries an umbrella and wears a face mask as lawyers gather for a protest march in Hong Kong. The head of Beijing's Cabinet office responsible for Hong Kong says the territory is facing its
A man carries an umbrella and wears a face mask as lawyers gather for a protest march in Hong Kong. The head of Beijing's Cabinet office responsible for Hong Kong says the territory is facing its "most severe situation" since the handover from British rule in 1997. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Protesters use laser pointers during a rally to demonstrate against the arrests of people caught in possession of laser pointers that police classified as offensive weapons because of their ability to harm the eyes in Hong Kong. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Protesters use laser pointers during a rally to demonstrate against the arrests of people caught in possession of laser pointers that police classified as offensive weapons because of their ability to harm the eyes in Hong Kong. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Children cool off in an outdoor water fountain in Seoul, South Korea. A heatwave warning was issued in Seoul as temperatures soared above 32 degrees Celsius (90 degrees Fahrenheit). (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Children cool off in an outdoor water fountain in Seoul, South Korea. A heatwave warning was issued in Seoul as temperatures soared above 32 degrees Celsius (90 degrees Fahrenheit). (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
A couple cools off in the ocean at Odaiba Beach, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
A couple cools off in the ocean at Odaiba Beach, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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