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The most spectacular pictures of last week from Asia

Updated : April 06, 2019 01:11 PM IST

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

Philippine Boy Scouts play with their flashlights at the countdown for the 12th Earth Hour event in suburban Makati city, east of Manila, Philippines. Earth Hour is the symbolic switching off of the lights for one hour to help minimize fossil fuel consumption as well as mitigate the effects of climate change. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File)
Philippine Boy Scouts play with their flashlights at the countdown for the 12th Earth Hour event in suburban Makati city, east of Manila, Philippines. Earth Hour is the symbolic switching off of the lights for one hour to help minimize fossil fuel consumption as well as mitigate the effects of climate change. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File)
Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga unveils the name of new era “Reiwa” at the prime minister’s official residence in Tokyo. Japan says next emperor Naruhito’s era name is Reiwa, effective May 1 when he takes the throne from his father. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga unveils the name of new era “Reiwa” at the prime minister’s official residence in Tokyo. Japan says next emperor Naruhito’s era name is Reiwa, effective May 1 when he takes the throne from his father. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, right, leaves Shah Alam High Court in Shah Alam, Malaysia. The Vietnamese woman who is the only suspect in custody for the killing of the North Korean leader's brother Kim Jong Nam pleaded guilty to a lesser charge in a Malaysian court on Monday and her lawyer said she could be freed as early as next month. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian, File)
Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, right, leaves Shah Alam High Court in Shah Alam, Malaysia. The Vietnamese woman who is the only suspect in custody for the killing of the North Korean leader's brother Kim Jong Nam pleaded guilty to a lesser charge in a Malaysian court on Monday and her lawyer said she could be freed as early as next month. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian, File)
A woman sits in the middle of the debris of a residential house damaged in rainstorm in Bara district, 125 kilometers (75 miles) south of Kathmandu, Nepal. Rescuers struggled Monday to reach villages in southern Nepal cut off by a powerful rainstorm that killed at least 28 people and injured hundreds more. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha, File)
A woman sits in the middle of the debris of a residential house damaged in rainstorm in Bara district, 125 kilometers (75 miles) south of Kathmandu, Nepal. Rescuers struggled Monday to reach villages in southern Nepal cut off by a powerful rainstorm that killed at least 28 people and injured hundreds more. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha, File)
A woman casts her vote on the demo electronic voting machines and checks on Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail or VVPAT as others wait in the queue during an election awareness drive by district administration amongst the tea garden labourers ahead of India's general election in Jorhat. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath, File)
A woman casts her vote on the demo electronic voting machines and checks on Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail or VVPAT as others wait in the queue during an election awareness drive by district administration amongst the tea garden labourers ahead of India's general election in Jorhat. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath, File)
People on boat enjoy blooming cherry blossoms along the Chidorigafuchi Imperial Palace moat in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)
People on boat enjoy blooming cherry blossoms along the Chidorigafuchi Imperial Palace moat in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)
Former Prime Minister Najib Razak, center, gets into a car after his court appearance at the Kuala Lumpur High Court in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Najib appeared in court Wednesday for the start of his corruption trial, exactly 10 years after he was first elected to office only to suffer a spectacular defeat last year on allegations he pilfered millions of dollars from a state investment fund. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian, File)
Former Prime Minister Najib Razak, center, gets into a car after his court appearance at the Kuala Lumpur High Court in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Najib appeared in court Wednesday for the start of his corruption trial, exactly 10 years after he was first elected to office only to suffer a spectacular defeat last year on allegations he pilfered millions of dollars from a state investment fund. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian, File)
Dancers dressed in South Korean traditional
Dancers dressed in South Korean traditional "Hanbok" attire perform during a media preview of the Royal Culture Festival at the Gyeongbok Palace, the main royal palace in the Joseon Dynasty, in Seoul, South Korea. The festival will take place for 9 days, from Apr. 27 to May 5. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
This aerial photo shows burnt vehicles filling a junkyard after being hit by a massive forest fire in Sokcho, South Korea, Friday, April 5, 2019. The fire likely started Thursday night from a transformer spark near a resort in the town of Goseong in Gangwon province about 210 kilometres (130 miles) northeast of Seoul and then spread to the nearby mountains, according to Choi Jin-ho, a fire captain at Gangwon Fire Headquarters. (Kim Do-hoon/Yonhap via AP)
This aerial photo shows burnt vehicles filling a junkyard after being hit by a massive forest fire in Sokcho, South Korea, Friday, April 5, 2019. The fire likely started Thursday night from a transformer spark near a resort in the town of Goseong in Gangwon province about 210 kilometres (130 miles) northeast of Seoul and then spread to the nearby mountains, according to Choi Jin-ho, a fire captain at Gangwon Fire Headquarters. (Kim Do-hoon/Yonhap via AP)
A wildfire burns in Goseong, South Korea. A few people died and thousands were evacuated after strong winds fanned a large fire Friday burning in a mountainous South Korean province that hosted the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, officials said. (Lee Jong-geun/Yonhap via AP, File)
A wildfire burns in Goseong, South Korea. A few people died and thousands were evacuated after strong winds fanned a large fire Friday burning in a mountainous South Korean province that hosted the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, officials said. (Lee Jong-geun/Yonhap via AP, File)
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