UNITED KINGDOM, London : Performers from the Cirque du Soleil pose for photographers during a press call to promote their forthcoming show ‘Kooza’, outside the Royal Albert Hall in central London on September 2, 2014. AFP PHOTO/Leon Neal

UNITED KINGDOM, London : Performers from the Cirque du Soleil pose for photographers during a press call to promote their forthcoming show ‘Kooza’, outside the Royal Albert Hall in central London on September 2, 2014. AFP PHOTO/Leon Neal

LESOTHO, Maseru : Two men enjoy the early morning sun in a village near Maseru on September 2, 2014. Gunfire and power cuts rekindled tensions in Lesotho’s capital Maseru overnight, as the expected return to the mountain nation of the exiled Prime Minister Tom Thabane appeared uncertain following an apparent coup. AFP PHOTO / MUJAHID SAFODIEN

LESOTHO, Maseru : Two men enjoy the early morning sun in a village near Maseru on September 2, 2014. Gunfire and power cuts rekindled tensions in Lesotho’s capital Maseru overnight, as the expected return to the mountain nation of the exiled Prime Minister Tom Thabane appeared uncertain following an apparent coup. AFP PHOTO / MUJAHID SAFODIEN

IRAQ, AMERLI : Iraqi people take water from a humanitarian aid convoy in Amerli on September 1, 2014 after Iraqi forces broke through to the jihadist-besieged Shiite town the previous day, where thousands of people have been trapped for more than two months with dwindling food and water supplies. The mainly Shiite Turkmen residents of the town in Salaheddin province were running desperately short of food and water, and were in danger both because of their Shiite faith, which jihadists consider heresy, and their resistance to the militants, which has drawn harsh retribution elsewhere. AFP PHOTO / JM LOPEZ

IRAQ, AMERLI : Iraqi people take water from a humanitarian aid convoy in Amerli on September 1, 2014 after Iraqi forces broke through to the jihadist-besieged Shiite town the previous day, where thousands of people have been trapped for more than two months with dwindling food and water supplies. The mainly Shiite Turkmen residents of the town in Salaheddin province were running desperately short of food and water, and were in danger both because of their Shiite faith, which jihadists consider heresy, and their resistance to the militants, which has drawn harsh retribution elsewhere. AFP PHOTO / JM LOPEZ

UKRAINE, Slavyansk : Children attend on September 1, 2014 a ceremony marking their first day of school in Slavyansk. The Ukrainian government has been restoring infrastructure and buildings destroyed by fighting in the eastern Ukrainian town of Slavyansk in the Donetsk region after pro-Russian rebels left the city in July. AFP PHOTO/ANATOLII STEPANOVAFP

UKRAINE, Slavyansk : Children attend on September 1, 2014 a ceremony marking their first day of school in Slavyansk. The Ukrainian government has been restoring infrastructure and buildings destroyed by fighting in the eastern Ukrainian town of Slavyansk in the Donetsk region after pro-Russian rebels left the city in July. AFP PHOTO/ANATOLII STEPANOVAFP

RUSSIAN FEDERATION, SAINT PETERSBURG : Russian cadets of the Suvorov military school parade on September 1, 2014 in Saint-Petersburg during a ceremony to mark the start of the academic year in Russia and many countries of the former Soviet Union. AFP PHOTO / OLGA MALTSEVA
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RUSSIAN FEDERATION, SAINT PETERSBURG : Russian cadets of the Suvorov military school parade on September 1, 2014 in Saint-Petersburg during a ceremony to mark the start of the academic year in Russia and many countries of the former Soviet Union. AFP PHOTO / OLGA MALTSEVA

SYRIA, QUNEITRA : In a picture taken from the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights, members of Syrian government forces take position during fighting against rebels near the Quneitra border crossing on September 1, 2014. Heavy fighting between Syrian government troops and opposition forces overflowed into the buffer zone separating Syrian and Israeli-occupied territory at the weekend. AFP PHOTO/ MENAHEM KAHANA
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SYRIA, QUNEITRA : In a picture taken from the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights, members of Syrian government forces take position during fighting against rebels near the Quneitra border crossing on September 1, 2014. Heavy fighting between Syrian government troops and opposition forces overflowed into the buffer zone separating Syrian and Israeli-occupied territory at the weekend. AFP PHOTO/ MENAHEM KAHANA

UNITED STATES, New York : Sara Errani of Italy serves against Mirjana Lucic-Baroni of Croatia during their 2014 US Open women’s singles match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center August 31, 2014 in New York. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY

UNITED STATES, New York : Sara Errani of Italy serves against Mirjana Lucic-Baroni of Croatia during their 2014 US Open women’s singles match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center August 31, 2014 in New York. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY

SLOVAKIA, Sliac : Legendary acrobatic pilot Zoltan Veres of Hungary on his MXS aircraft demonstrates his skills with his F-16 at the Slovak International Air Fest SIAF 2014 at the Slovak Airforce Base of Sliac on August 30, 2014. AFP PHOTO/JOE KLAMAR

SLOVAKIA, Sliac : Legendary acrobatic pilot Zoltan Veres of Hungary on his MXS aircraft demonstrates his skills with his F-16 at the Slovak International Air Fest SIAF 2014 at the Slovak Airforce Base of Sliac on August 30, 2014. AFP PHOTO/JOE KLAMAR

Shejaiya : Naeem al- Jezzi serves glasses with tea in the rubble of what used to be his house and was severely damaged by fighting between Hamas militants and Israel during a conflict that saw over 2,100 Palestinians killed hundreds of thousands displaced by the fighting. Shejahiya was one of the most affected quarters in Gaza. AFP PHOTO/ROBERTO SCHMIDT

Shejaiya : Naeem al- Jezzi serves glasses with tea in the rubble of what used to be his house and was severely damaged by fighting between Hamas militants and Israel during a conflict that saw over 2,100 Palestinians killed hundreds of thousands displaced by the fighting. Shejahiya was one of the most affected quarters in Gaza. AFP PHOTO/ROBERTO SCHMIDT

MALAYSIA, Kuala Lumpur : Malaysian schoolchildren perform during the 57th National Day celebrations at Independence Square in Kuala Lumpur on August 31, 2014. Malaysia celebrated its 57th National Day to commemorate the independence of the Federation of Malaya from British rule in 1957. AFP PHOTO/ MANAN VATSYAYANA

MALAYSIA, Kuala Lumpur : Malaysian schoolchildren perform during the 57th National Day celebrations at Independence Square in Kuala Lumpur on August 31, 2014. Malaysia celebrated its 57th National Day to commemorate the independence of the Federation of Malaya from British rule in 1957. AFP PHOTO/ MANAN VATSYAYANA