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The most spectacular pictures from Asia of week ended May 12

Updated : 2019-05-12 17:33:55

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

A model displays a creation by Rosie Rahmadi during the Muslim Fashion Festival in Jakarta, Indonesia. The event was held to greet the upcoming holy fasting month of Ramadan. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
A model displays a creation by Rosie Rahmadi during the Muslim Fashion Festival in Jakarta, Indonesia. The event was held to greet the upcoming holy fasting month of Ramadan. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
Motorcycles lie on a street in Puri district after Cyclone Fani hit the coastal eastern state of Odisha, India. Cyclone Fani tore through India's eastern coast on Friday as a grade 5 storm, lashing beaches with rain and winds gusting up to 205 kilometres (127 miles) per hour and affecting weather as far away as Mount Everest as it approached the former imperial capital of Kolkata. (AP Photo)
Motorcycles lie on a street in Puri district after Cyclone Fani hit the coastal eastern state of Odisha, India. Cyclone Fani tore through India's eastern coast on Friday as a grade 5 storm, lashing beaches with rain and winds gusting up to 205 kilometres (127 miles) per hour and affecting weather as far away as Mount Everest as it approached the former imperial capital of Kolkata. (AP Photo)
A woman touches a bull statue on display outside a bank in Beijing. Shares and oil prices have tumbled after President Donald Trump jolted markets with a threat to raise more tariffs on imports from China, spooking investors who had been expecting good news this week on trade. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
A woman touches a bull statue on display outside a bank in Beijing. Shares and oil prices have tumbled after President Donald Trump jolted markets with a threat to raise more tariffs on imports from China, spooking investors who had been expecting good news this week on trade. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Women stand in a queue to cast their votes at a polling station at a village in Neemrana in  Rajasthan. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
Women stand in a queue to cast their votes at a polling station at a village in Neemrana in  Rajasthan. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
Thailand's royal family from left; Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana, daughter, Prince Dipangkorn Rasmijoti, son, Princess Bajrakitiyabha, daughter, King Maha Vajiralongkorn and Queen Suthida wave to an audience from the balcony of Suddhaisavarya Prasad Hall in the Grand Palace during the coronation ceremony in Bangkok, Thailand. Vajiralongkorn was officially crowned amid the splendour of the country's Grand Palace, taking the central role in an elaborate centuries-old royal ceremony that was last held almost seven decades ago. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
Thailand's royal family from left; Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana, daughter, Prince Dipangkorn Rasmijoti, son, Princess Bajrakitiyabha, daughter, King Maha Vajiralongkorn and Queen Suthida wave to an audience from the balcony of Suddhaisavarya Prasad Hall in the Grand Palace during the coronation ceremony in Bangkok, Thailand. Vajiralongkorn was officially crowned amid the splendour of the country's Grand Palace, taking the central role in an elaborate centuries-old royal ceremony that was last held almost seven decades ago. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
A woman rests at a mosque during the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Bali, Indonesia. Muslims around the world marked the start of Ramadan on Monday, a month of intense prayer, dawn-to-dusk fasting and nightly feasts. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)
A woman rests at a mosque during the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Bali, Indonesia. Muslims around the world marked the start of Ramadan on Monday, a month of intense prayer, dawn-to-dusk fasting and nightly feasts. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)
An electronic stock board shows Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo. Asian stock markets rebounded Tuesday after Beijing said trade negotiators were preparing to go to Washington despite President Donald Trump’s threat to escalate their tariff war. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
An electronic stock board shows Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo. Asian stock markets rebounded Tuesday after Beijing said trade negotiators were preparing to go to Washington despite President Donald Trump’s threat to escalate their tariff war. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Reuters journalists Wa Lone, left, and Kyaw She Oo wave as they walk out from Insein Prison after being released in Yangon, Myanmar. The chief of the prison said two Reuters journalists who were imprisoned for breaking the country's Officials Secrets Act have been released. (AP Photo/Thein Zaw)
Reuters journalists Wa Lone, left, and Kyaw She Oo wave as they walk out from Insein Prison after being released in Yangon, Myanmar. The chief of the prison said two Reuters journalists who were imprisoned for breaking the country's Officials Secrets Act have been released. (AP Photo/Thein Zaw)
Shaven-headed young boys wear VR devices to experience 5G service at LG UPlus 5G experience place in Seoul, South Korea. Ten children entered a temple to have an experience of monks' life for three weeks to celebrate upcoming Buddha's birthday on May 12. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Shaven-headed young boys wear VR devices to experience 5G service at LG UPlus 5G experience place in Seoul, South Korea. Ten children entered a temple to have an experience of monks' life for three weeks to celebrate upcoming Buddha's birthday on May 12. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Workers share cigarettes near a booth promoting Made in China with Chinese calligraphy for
Workers share cigarettes near a booth promoting Made in China with Chinese calligraphy for "China Trendy" in Beijing. China's exports fell in April amid a punishing tariff war with Washington, adding to pressure on Beijing on the eve of negotiations aimed at settling the fight over its technology ambitions. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Supporters of the opposition senatorial candidates brave the rain as they listen to speeches at their last campaign rally together, a few days before the May 13 midterm elections in Manila, Philippines. The midterm elections would elect twelve senators, congressmen and local leaders in the country. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
Supporters of the opposition senatorial candidates brave the rain as they listen to speeches at their last campaign rally together, a few days before the May 13 midterm elections in Manila, Philippines. The midterm elections would elect twelve senators, congressmen and local leaders in the country. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
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