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Shinzo Abe

Akie Abe (L), wife of Japan's former prime minister Shinzo Abe, bows to Japan's current Prime Minister Fumio Kishida (2nd R) as she carries a cinerary urn containing her husband's ashes as she arrives to attend his state funeral at the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo on September 27, 2022. (Photo by Kiyoshi Ota / POOL / AFP)

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Jordan's King Abdullah II (R) walks from the altar after offering flowers during the state funeral for Japan's former prime minister Shinzo Abe in the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo on September 27, 2022. (Photo by FRANCK ROBICHON / POOL / AFP)

Shinzo Abe

A general view shows the state funeral for Japan's former prime minister Shinzo Abe in the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo on September 27, 2022. (Photo by FRANCK ROBICHON / POOL / AFP)

Shinzo Abe

Britain's former prime minister Theresa May (L) prepares to lay flowers during the state funeral for Japan's former prime minister Shinzo Abe in the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo on September 27, 2022. (Photo by KIM KYUNG-HOON / POOL / AFP)

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Honour guards place a cinerary urn containing the ashes of former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe on the altar during his state funeral in the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo on September 27, 2022. (Photo by FRANCK ROBICHON / POOL / AFP)

Shinzo Abe

Guests attend the state funeral for Japan's former prime minister Shinzo Abe in the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo on September 27, 2022. (Photo by LEAH MILLIS / POOL / AFP)

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Japan's late prime minister Shinzo Abe's widow Akie Abe (R) walks behind Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida as she carries her husband's ashes during his state funeral in the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo on September 27, 2022. (Photo by KIM KYUNG-HOON / POOL / AFP)

Shinzo Abe

US Vice President Kamala Harris (C) and US Ambassador to Japan Rahm Emanuel attend the state funeral for Japan's former prime minister Shinzo Abe in the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo on September 27, 2022. (Photo by LEAH MILLIS / POOL / AFP)

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Thousands of Japanese and foreign dignitaries have gathered in Tokyo on September 27 to honour Abe, at a rare state funeral that has sparked controversy and protest. (Photo by Yuichi YAMAZAKI / AFP)

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Mahsa Amini

A picture obtained by AFP outside Iran on September 21, 2022, shows Iranian demonstrators taking to the streets of the capital Tehran during a protest for Mahsa Amini, days after she died in police custody. (Photo by AFP)

Mahsa Amini

Mahsa Amini, 22, was on a visit with her family to the Iranian capital Tehran, when she was detained on September 13, 2022, by the police unit responsible for enforcing Iran's strict dress code for women, including the wearing of the headscarf in public. (Photo by Yasin AKGUL / AFP)

Mahsa Amini

In the fifth night of street rallies, police used tear gas and made arrests to disperse crowds of up to 1,000 people, the official IRNA news agency said. (Photo by AFP)

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Kurdish and Lebanese women take part in a rally in the downtown district of the capital Beirut on Spetember 21, 2022, days after the Iranian authorities announced the death of Mahsa Amini, who had been held in the capital Tehran for allegedly wearing a hijab headscarf in an "improper" way. (Photo by ANWAR AMRO / AFP)

Mahsa Amini

An Iranian woman living in Turkey, burns a headscarf, during a protest outside the Iranian consulate in Istanbul on September 21, 2022, following the death of an Iranian Amini after her arrest by the country's morality police in Tehran. (Photo by Yasin AKGUL / AFP)

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A picture obtained by AFP outside Iran shows demonstrators gathering around a burning barricade during a protest for Mahsa Amini, a woman who died after being arrested by the Islamic republic's "morality police", in Tehran on September 19, 2022. (Photo by AFP)

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Fresh protests broke out on September 19 in Iran over the death of a young woman who had been arrested by the "morality police" that enforces a strict dress code, local media reported. (Photo by AFP)

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A picture taken in Tehran on September 18, 2022 shows the front pages of Iranian newspapers featuring articles and photographs of Mahsa Amini, a woman who died after being arrested by the Islamic republic's "morality police" two days ago. (Photo by ATTA KENARE / AFP)

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A picture obtained by AFP outside Iran on September 21, 2022, shows Iranian demonstrators taking to the streets of the capital Tehran during a protest for Mahsa Amini, days after she died in police custody. (Photo by AFP)

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Queen Elizabeth II

The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, draped in a Royal Standard and adorned with the Imperial State Crown and the Sovereign's orb and sceptre is taken into Westminster Abbey during the State Funeral Service for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, in London on September 19, 2022. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Queen Elizabeth II

Britain's King Charles III (L) walks beside The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, draped in a Royal Standard and adorned with the Imperial State Crown and the Sovereign's orb and sceptre as it leaves the Abbey at the State Funeral Service for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, at Westminster Abbey in London on September 19, 2022. (Photo by Ben Stansall / POOL / AFP)

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The State Gun Carriage carries the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, draped in the Royal Standard with the Imperial State Crown and the Sovereign's orb and sceptre, as it makes its way for the State Funeral at Westminster Abbey, London on September 19, 2022. (Photo by Marc Aspland / POOL / AFP)

Queen Elizabeth II

The country's longest-serving monarch, who died aged 96 after 70 years on the throne, will be honoured with a state funeral on Monday morning at Westminster Abbey. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole / POOL / AFP)

Queen Elizabeth II

Britain's King Charles III, Britain's Princess Anne, Princess Royal, Britain's Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Britain's Prince William, Prince of Wales and Britain's Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex follow a Bearer Party of The Queen's Company, 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards carrying the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II outside Westminster Abbey in London on September 19, 2022, ahead of the State Funeral Service. (Photo by Geoff PUGH / POOL / AFP)

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Pipers from the Scots and Irish Guards march outside Westminster Abbey in London on September 19, 2022, ahead of the State Funeral Service for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

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A member of the public waits for the passage of the coffin along the Procession Route in London on September 19, 2022, during the State Funeral Service of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / POOL / AFP)

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The coffin of Britain's Queen Elizabeth is carried on the day of her state funeral and burial, in London, Britain, September 19, 2022. (Photo by HANNAH MCKAY / POOL / AFP)

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A woman sheds a tear during the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II in London on September 19, 2022. (Photo by David Cliff / POOL / AFP)

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US President Joe Biden arrives at Westminster Abbey in London on September 19, 2022, for the State Funeral Service for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. (Photo by Marco BERTORELLO / AFP)

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Members of the Royal Navy stand outside the Westminster Abbey, on the day of the state funeral and burial of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, in London, Britain, September 19, 2022. (Photo by HANNAH MCKAY / POOL / AFP)

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King Abdullah II and Queen Rania Al-Abdullah of Jordan attend the State Funeral Service for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, at Westminster Abbey in London on September 19, 2022. (Photo by Gareth Fuller / POOL / AFP)

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building collapse

Jordanian rescue workers search for missing persons under the rubble of a four-storey residential building which collapsed in central Amman, on September 13, 2022. (Photo by Khalil MAZRAAWI / AFP)

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The bodies of two people were recovered after a four-storey residential building collapsed in Jordan's capital, authorities said, adding that 14 more were rescued but others remained trapped. (Photo by Khalil MAZRAAWI / AFP)

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Members of the Jordanian police and ambulances deploy following the collapse of a four-storey residential building in central Amman, on September 13, 2022.(Photo by Khalil MAZRAAWI / AFP)

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The bodies of two people were recovered after a four-storey residential building collapsed in Jordan's capital, authorities said, adding that 14 more were rescued but others remained trapped. (Photo by Khalil MAZRAAWI / AFP)

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Jordanian rescue workers search for missing persons under the rubble of a four-storey residential building which collapsed in central Amman, on September 13, 2022. (Photo by Khalil MAZRAAWI / AFP)

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Jordanian police and emergency services deploy at the site of a collapsed four-storey residential building in central Amman, on September 13, 2022. (Photo by Khalil MAZRAAWI / AFP)

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Jordanian rescue workers search for missing persons under the rubble of a four-storey residential building which collapsed in central Amman, on September 13, 2022.Photo by Khalil MAZRAAWI / AFP)

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Queen Elizabeth II

Newspapers are left at a makeshift memorial for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II in New York City on September 10, 2022. (Photo by Yuki IWAMURA / AFP)

Queen Elizabeth II

A screen at Cape Town Stadium shows a tribute to Queen Elizabeth II, during the Rugby World Cup Sevens tournament, on 10 September 2022, in Cape Town. (Photo by RODGER BOSCH / AFP)

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Members of a marching band rehearse on the eve of the Royal Mile outside of St Giles' Cathedral in Edinburgh on September 10, 2022, two days after Queen Elizabeth II died at the age of 96. (Photo by Odd ANDERSEN / AFP)

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Messages for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II are seen placed between flowers outside of the Palace of Holyrood House in Edinburgh on September 10, 2022, two days after Queen Elizabeth II died at the age of 96. (Photo by Louisa Gouliamaki / AFP)

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Britain's Prince William, Prince of Wales looks at floral tributes on the Long walk at Windsor Castle on September 10, 2022, two days after the death of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II at the age of 96.(Photo by Chris Jackson / POOL / AFP)

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People gather to pay their respects outside of Buckingham Palace in London on September 10, 2022, two days after Queen Elizabeth II died at the age of 96. (Photo by Marco BERTORELLO / AFP)

Queen Elizabeth II

King Charles III pledged to follow his mother's example of "lifelong service" in his inaugural address to Britain and the Commonwealth on Friday, after ascending to the throne following the death of Queen Elizabeth II on September 8. (Photo by Odd ANDERSEN / AFP)

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This picture taken on September 9, 2022 shows an image of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II displayed on the Opera House in Sydney. (Photo by Robert WALLACE / AFP)

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The Brandenburg Gate in illuminated in the colours of the Union Jack in Berlin on September 9, 2022, to pay tribute one day after Queen Elizabeth II died at the age of 96. (Photo by John MACDOUGALL / AFP)

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A portrait of Queen Elizabeth II is draped with a black ribbon amongst books of condolences for the public to sign, in Queen's Park Legislative Assembly of Ontario, on September 9, 2022 in Toronto, Canada. Cole Burston/Getty Images/AFP

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