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The most spectacular pictures of last week from Asia

Updated : April 13, 2019 12:33 PM IST

Here are the most spectacular images captured from across the continent last week.

Thailand's Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit is mobbed by his supporters upon arrival at a police station in Bangkok, Thailand. The leader of the popular new Thai political party that ran a strong third in last month's elections met with police Saturday to hear criminal charges of sedition against him filed by the ruling military junta. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
Thailand's Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit is mobbed by his supporters upon arrival at a police station in Bangkok, Thailand. The leader of the popular new Thai political party that ran a strong third in last month's elections met with police Saturday to hear criminal charges of sedition against him filed by the ruling military junta. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
Horses from Nepal cavalry rest in a stable after morning practice for Ghode Jatra festival in Kathmandu, Nepal. The 'Ghode Jatra' is an annual horse festival celebrated on the Nepal Cavalry grounds in Kathmandu, which marks the defeat of a Hindu demon. The president of Nepal, diplomats, top officials and civilians all gather to watch 106 horses and more than 200 soldiers display warfare techniques which are believed to keep the demon away. The preparations of this event start three months prior, when a dedicated team of soldiers spend days bonding with the animals, by feeding and grooming the horses. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
Horses from Nepal cavalry rest in a stable after morning practice for Ghode Jatra festival in Kathmandu, Nepal. The 'Ghode Jatra' is an annual horse festival celebrated on the Nepal Cavalry grounds in Kathmandu, which marks the defeat of a Hindu demon. The president of Nepal, diplomats, top officials and civilians all gather to watch 106 horses and more than 200 soldiers display warfare techniques which are believed to keep the demon away. The preparations of this event start three months prior, when a dedicated team of soldiers spend days bonding with the animals, by feeding and grooming the horses. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto, right, speaks to supporters during a campaign rally of his Great Indonesia Movement Party at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium in Jakarta. The world's third-largest democracy is gearing up to hold its legislative and presidential elections on April 17. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto, right, speaks to supporters during a campaign rally of his Great Indonesia Movement Party at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium in Jakarta. The world's third-largest democracy is gearing up to hold its legislative and presidential elections on April 17. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
China's Lin Dan returns a shot during Men's single final match against China's Chen Long at the Malaysia Badminton Open in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
China's Lin Dan returns a shot during Men's single final match against China's Chen Long at the Malaysia Badminton Open in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
Fiji's Aminiasi Tuimaba, left, passes the ball to a teammate as France's Paul Bonnefond, right tries to block during the final match at the Hong Kong Sevens rugby tournament in Hong Kong. Fiji won 21-7. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Fiji's Aminiasi Tuimaba, left, passes the ball to a teammate as France's Paul Bonnefond, right tries to block during the final match at the Hong Kong Sevens rugby tournament in Hong Kong. Fiji won 21-7. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
A worker adjusts lanterns for the upcoming celebration of Buddha's birthday on May 12 at Jogye temple in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
A worker adjusts lanterns for the upcoming celebration of Buddha's birthday on May 12 at Jogye temple in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Occupy Central leaders, from right, Benny Tai, Chan Kin-man, Chu Yiu-ming, Tanya Chan and Eason Chung shout slogans before entering a court in Hong Kong. Nine leaders of the 2014 Hong Kong pro-democracy movement arrived at the court to hear the verdicts in their trial. The co-founders of the
Occupy Central leaders, from right, Benny Tai, Chan Kin-man, Chu Yiu-ming, Tanya Chan and Eason Chung shout slogans before entering a court in Hong Kong. Nine leaders of the 2014 Hong Kong pro-democracy movement arrived at the court to hear the verdicts in their trial. The co-founders of the "Occupy Central" campaign - legal Professor Benny Tai, sociology professor Chan Kin-man and retired pastor Chu Yiu-ming - are facing charges related to the planning and implementation of the campaign which became part of the large-scale pro-democracy Umbrella Movement protests which were carried out 79 days between September and December 2014. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn, seen on a screen, speaks in a video during a press conference held by his lawyers in Tokyo. Ghosn, who was arrested in Japan on financial misconduct charges, gets his say in a video shown by his legal team. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn, seen on a screen, speaks in a video during a press conference held by his lawyers in Tokyo. Ghosn, who was arrested in Japan on financial misconduct charges, gets his say in a video shown by his legal team. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Officials and paramilitary soldiers with election materials walk along the river Brahmaputra to board on a country boat on the eve of the first phase of general election in Majuli, Assam, India. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath, File)
Officials and paramilitary soldiers with election materials walk along the river Brahmaputra to board on a country boat on the eve of the first phase of general election in Majuli, Assam, India. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath, File)
An elderly Mishing tribal woman, right, leaves after casting her vote at a polling booth during the first phase of general elections in Majuli, Assam. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
An elderly Mishing tribal woman, right, leaves after casting her vote at a polling booth during the first phase of general elections in Majuli, Assam. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
Filipino archaeologist Armand Salvador Mijares shows fossil bones and teeth they recovered from Callao Cave belonging to a new species they called Homo Luzonensis during a press conference in metropolitan Manila, Philippines. Archaeologists who discovered fossil bones and teeth of a previously unknown human species that thrived more than 50,000 years ago in the northern Philippines say they plan more diggings and better protection of the popular limestone cave complex where the remains were unearthed. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
Filipino archaeologist Armand Salvador Mijares shows fossil bones and teeth they recovered from Callao Cave belonging to a new species they called Homo Luzonensis during a press conference in metropolitan Manila, Philippines. Archaeologists who discovered fossil bones and teeth of a previously unknown human species that thrived more than 50,000 years ago in the northern Philippines say they plan more diggings and better protection of the popular limestone cave complex where the remains were unearthed. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
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