UNITED KINGDOM, London : British Guardsmen form the honour guard during the ceremonial welcome ceremony for Singapore’s President Tony Tan Keng Yam at the start of a state visit at Horse Guards Parade in central London on October 21, 2014. Singapore’s President Tony Tan Keng Yam began the first full day of engagements in the first state visit by a Singaporean president to Britain. AFP PHOTO / POOL / LEON NEAL

UNITED KINGDOM, London : British Guardsmen form the honour guard during the ceremonial welcome ceremony for Singapore’s President Tony Tan Keng Yam at the start of a state visit at Horse Guards Parade in central London on October 21, 2014. Singapore’s President Tony Tan Keng Yam began the first full day of engagements in the first state visit by a Singaporean president to Britain. AFP PHOTO / POOL / LEON NEAL

CHINA, HONG KONG : People listen to long-awaited talks between student leaders and senior government officials being broadcasted live at a protest site in the Mongkok district of Hong Kong on October 21, 2014. Hong Kong’s embattled leader on October 21 said he was open to creating a more democratic election committee before elections in 2017, extending a potential olive branch to democracy protesters as crunch talks to end the demonstrations got underway. AFP PHOTO / Philippe Lopez
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CHINA, HONG KONG : People listen to long-awaited talks between student leaders and senior government officials being broadcasted live at a protest site in the Mongkok district of Hong Kong on October 21, 2014. Hong Kong’s embattled leader on October 21 said he was open to creating a more democratic election committee before elections in 2017, extending a potential olive branch to democracy protesters as crunch talks to end the demonstrations got underway. AFP PHOTO / Philippe Lopez

TURKEY, Suruc : Syrian Kurdish woman and her children gather around fire early in the morning in a refugee camp at Suruc, in the Sanliurfa province, on October 21, 2014. Turkey dropped its refusal to allow Kurdish fighters over the border to defend the besieged Syrian town of Kobane, saying it was now helping Iraqi peshmerga to cross the frontier in a major policy shift. AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILIC

TURKEY, Suruc : Syrian Kurdish woman and her children gather around fire early in the morning in a refugee camp at Suruc, in the Sanliurfa province, on October 21, 2014. Turkey dropped its refusal to allow Kurdish fighters over the border to defend the besieged Syrian town of Kobane, saying it was now helping Iraqi peshmerga to cross the frontier in a major policy shift. AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILIC

SOUTH AFRICA, Pretoria : South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius (C) arrives at the High Court in Pretoria on October 21, 2014. Pistorius will finally learn his sentence for shooting dead his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day last year, bringing an end to a gripping seven-month trial. AFP PHOTO/GIANLUIGI GUERCIA

SOUTH AFRICA, Pretoria : South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius (C) arrives at the High Court in Pretoria on October 21, 2014. Pistorius will finally learn his sentence for shooting dead his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day last year, bringing an end to a gripping seven-month trial. AFP PHOTO/GIANLUIGI GUERCIA

TURKEY, Mursitpinar : Smoke and flames rise following an explosion in the Syrian town of Kobane, also known as Ain al-Arab, as seen from the southeastern Turkish village of Mursitpinar in the Sanliurfa province on October 20, 2014. Turkey dropped its refusal to allow Kurdish fighters over the border to defend the besieged Syrian town of Kobane, saying it was now helping Iraqi peshmerga to cross the frontier in a major policy shift. AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILIC

TURKEY, Mursitpinar : Smoke and flames rise following an explosion in the Syrian town of Kobane, also known as Ain al-Arab, as seen from the southeastern Turkish village of Mursitpinar in the Sanliurfa province on October 20, 2014. Turkey dropped its refusal to allow Kurdish fighters over the border to defend the besieged Syrian town of Kobane, saying it was now helping Iraqi peshmerga to cross the frontier in a major policy shift. AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILIC

YEMEN, SANAA : A Yemeni policeman walks on motorcycles that were seized after their owners violated a ban on motorcycles on October 20, 2014, at the police headquarters in the capital Sanaa. Yemen began the day before enforcing a temporary ban on motorcycles in the capital to prevent blasts or attacks. AFP PHOTO / MOHAMMED HUWAIS

YEMEN, SANAA : A Yemeni policeman walks on motorcycles that were seized after their owners violated a ban on motorcycles on October 20, 2014, at the police headquarters in the capital Sanaa. Yemen began the day before enforcing a temporary ban on motorcycles in the capital to prevent blasts or attacks. AFP PHOTO / MOHAMMED HUWAIS

TURKEY, Mursitpinar : Members of the Syrian Kurdish Altay family try to spot on October 20, 2014 from the Turkish Syrian border village of Mursitpinar, their relative, Zamani Suruc, who is fighting Islamic State (IS) jihadists in the Syrian border town of Kobane, also known as Ain al-Arab. Turkey on October 20 said it was assisting Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters to cross its borders to join Syrian Kurdish forces battling jihadists for the Syrian town of Kobane. AFP PHOTO/BULENT KILIC
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TURKEY, Mursitpinar : Members of the Syrian Kurdish Altay family try to spot on October 20, 2014 from the Turkish Syrian border village of Mursitpinar, their relative, Zamani Suruc, who is fighting Islamic State (IS) jihadists in the Syrian border town of Kobane, also known as Ain al-Arab. Turkey on October 20 said it was assisting Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters to cross its borders to join Syrian Kurdish forces battling jihadists for the Syrian town of Kobane. AFP PHOTO/BULENT KILIC

INDIA, Hyderabad : Indian students of Delhi Public School perform yoga in Hyderabad on October 20, 2014. Nearly 5000 students including teachers perform seven yogic postures, with religious prayers for world harmony and peace. AFP PHOTO / Noah SEELAM
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INDIA, Hyderabad : Indian students of Delhi Public School perform yoga in Hyderabad on October 20, 2014. Nearly 5000 students including teachers perform seven yogic postures, with religious prayers for world harmony and peace. AFP PHOTO / Noah SEELAM

CHINA, BEIJING : A French-made “Long Ma”, a mechanical dragon horse, spews fire during a performance between the Bird’s Nest National Stadium and Water Cube (at rear) in Beijing on October 19, 2014. The performance, which was attended by French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, was held as part of celebrations of 50 years of Sino-French diplomatic relations. AFP PHOTO / GREG BAKER

CHINA, BEIJING : A French-made “Long Ma”, a mechanical dragon horse, spews fire during a performance between the Bird’s Nest National Stadium and Water Cube (at rear) in Beijing on October 19, 2014. The performance, which was attended by French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, was held as part of celebrations of 50 years of Sino-French diplomatic relations. AFP PHOTO / GREG BAKER

CITE DU VATICAN, Vatican City : Bishops attend a papal mass for the beatification of Paul VI, who died in 1978, and the end of Vatican’s synod on the family at St Peter’s square on October 19, 2014 at the Vatican. AFP PHOTO / FILIPPO MONTEFORTE

CITE DU VATICAN, Vatican City : Bishops attend a papal mass for the beatification of Paul VI, who died in 1978, and the end of Vatican’s synod on the family at St Peter’s square on October 19, 2014 at the Vatican. AFP PHOTO / FILIPPO MONTEFORTE