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Egyptian people show their inked hands after voting at a polling station during the third day of a referendum on constitutional amendments, at a school in shamma village in the northern Nile delta province of Menoufia, on April 22, 2019.  Mohamed el-Shahed / AFP

Egyptian people show their inked hands after voting at a polling station during the third day of a referendum on constitutional amendments, at a school in shamma village in the northern Nile delta province of Menoufia, on April 22, 2019. Mohamed el-Shahed / AFP

Chief of the National Elections Commission (NEC) Lashin Ibrahim (C) speaks during a press conference in the Egyptian capital Cairo on April 23, 2019 to announce the result of the referendum extending the rule of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. Egypt referendum extending Sisi rule passed with 88.83% of vote. MOHAMED EL-SHAHED / AFP

Chief of the National Elections Commission (NEC) Lashin Ibrahim (C) speaks during a press conference in the Egyptian capital Cairo on April 23, 2019 to announce the result of the referendum extending the rule of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. Egypt referendum extending Sisi rule passed with 88.83% of vote. MOHAMED EL-SHAHED / AFP

Members of the National Elections Commission (NEC) pose for a picture during a press conference in the Egyptian capital Cairo on April 23, 2019 to announce the result of the referendum extending the rule of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. Egypt referendum extending Sisi rule passed with 88.83% of vote. MOHAMED EL-SHAHED / AFP

Members of the National Elections Commission (NEC) pose for a picture during a press conference in the Egyptian capital Cairo on April 23, 2019 to announce the result of the referendum extending the rule of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. Egypt referendum extending Sisi rule passed with 88.83% of vote. MOHAMED EL-SHAHED / AFP

An man Egyptian casts his ballot with a child at a polling station during the third day of a referendum on constitutional amendments, at a school in shamma village in the northern Nile delta province of Menoufia, on April 22, 2019.  Mohamed el-Shahed / AFP

An man Egyptian casts his ballot with a child at a polling station during the third day of a referendum on constitutional amendments, at a school in shamma village in the northern Nile delta province of Menoufia, on April 22, 2019. Mohamed el-Shahed / AFP

An Egyptian person puts a finger in the ink after voting at a polling station during the third day of a referendum on constitutional amendments, at a school in shamma village in the northern Nile delta province of Menoufia, on April 22, 2019.  Mohamed el-Shahed / AFP

An Egyptian person puts a finger in the ink after voting at a polling station during the third day of a referendum on constitutional amendments, at a school in shamma village in the northern Nile delta province of Menoufia, on April 22, 2019. Mohamed el-Shahed / AFP

Egyptian people show their inked hands after voting at a polling station during the third day of a referendum on constitutional amendments, at a school in shamma village in the northern Nile delta province of Menoufia, on April 22, 2019.  Mohamed el-Shahed / AFP

Egyptian people show their inked hands after voting at a polling station during the third day of a referendum on constitutional amendments, at a school in shamma village in the northern Nile delta province of Menoufia, on April 22, 2019. Mohamed el-Shahed / AFP

Egyptian officials count the ballots at a polling station in a school of the village of Shebin El Kom in the northern Nile delta province of Menoufia, on April 22, 2019, after the third day of a referendum on constitutional amendments. MOHAMED EL-SHAHED / AFP

Egyptian officials count the ballots at a polling station in a school of the village of Shebin El Kom in the northern Nile delta province of Menoufia, on April 22, 2019, after the third day of a referendum on constitutional amendments. MOHAMED EL-SHAHED / AFP

Egyptians pose for a picture with a newspaper front page and a poster of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi outside a school in the second city of Alexandria during voting in a referendum on constitutional amendments on the first day of the three-day poll, on April 20, 2019. Tarek ABDEL HAMID / AFP

Egyptians pose for a picture with a newspaper front page and a poster of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi outside a school in the second city of Alexandria during voting in a referendum on constitutional amendments on the first day of the three-day poll, on April 20, 2019. Tarek ABDEL HAMID / AFP

An Egyptian man dances with a national flag as others play musical instruments while walking in a procession outside a school in the second city of Alexandria, during voting in a referendum on constitutional amendments. Tarek ABDEL HAMID / AFP

An Egyptian man dances with a national flag as others play musical instruments while walking in a procession outside a school in the second city of Alexandria, during voting in a referendum on constitutional amendments. Tarek ABDEL HAMID / AFP

Festival goer attends 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival - Weekend 2 on April 21, 2019 in Indio, California. Presley Ann/Getty Images for Coachella/AFP

Festival goer attends 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival - Weekend 2 on April 21, 2019 in Indio, California. Presley Ann/Getty Images for Coachella/AFP

Festival atmosphere at the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival - Weekend 2 on April 21, 2019 in Indio, California. Presley Ann/Getty Images for Coachella/AFP

Festival atmosphere at the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival - Weekend 2 on April 21, 2019 in Indio, California. Presley Ann/Getty Images for Coachella/AFP

Festival goers attend the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival - Weekend 2 on April 21, 2019 in Indio, California. Presley Ann/Getty Images for Coachella/AFP

Festival goers attend the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival - Weekend 2 on April 21, 2019 in Indio, California. Presley Ann/Getty Images for Coachella/AFP

Festival goers attend the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival - Weekend 2 on April 21, 2019 in Indio, California. Presley Ann/Getty Images for Coachella/AFP

Festival goers attend the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival - Weekend 2 on April 21, 2019 in Indio, California. Presley Ann/Getty Images for Coachella/AFP

Ayano Omoto, Ayaka Nishiwaki, and Yuka Kashino of Perfume perform at Gobi Tent during the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 21, 2019 in Indio, California. Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for Coachella/AFP

Ayano Omoto, Ayaka Nishiwaki, and Yuka Kashino of Perfume perform at Gobi Tent during the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 21, 2019 in Indio, California. Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for Coachella/AFP

 Khalid performs on the Coachella Stage during the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 21, 2019 in Indio, California. Rich Fury/Getty Images for Coachella/AFP

Khalid performs on the Coachella Stage during the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 21, 2019 in Indio, California. Rich Fury/Getty Images for Coachella/AFP

Zedd performs at Coachella Stage during the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 21, 2019 in Indio, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella/AFP

Zedd performs at Coachella Stage during the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 21, 2019 in Indio, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella/AFP

Pusha T performs at Coachella Stage during the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 21, 2019 in Indio, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella/AFP

Pusha T performs at Coachella Stage during the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 21, 2019 in Indio, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella/AFP

Festivalgoers are seen during the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 21, 2019 in Indio, California. Rich Fury/Getty Images for Coachella/AFP

Festivalgoers are seen during the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 21, 2019 in Indio, California. Rich Fury/Getty Images for Coachella/AFP

Tame Impala performs at Coachella Stage during the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 20, 2019 in Indio, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella/AFP

Tame Impala performs at Coachella Stage during the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 20, 2019 in Indio, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella/AFP

A string of blasts ripped through high-end hotels and churches holding Easter services in Sri Lanka on April 21, killing at least 290 people, including 35 foreigners.  ISHARA S. KODIKARA / AFP

A string of blasts ripped through high-end hotels and churches holding Easter services in Sri Lanka on April 21, killing at least 156 people, including 35 foreigners. ISHARA S. KODIKARA / AFP

Security personnel inspect the interior of St Sebastian's Church in Negombo on April 22, 2019, a day after the church was hit in series of bomb blasts targeting churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka. Jewel SAMAD / AFP

Security personnel inspect the interior of St Sebastian's Church in Negombo on April 22, 2019, a day after the church was hit in series of bomb blasts targeting churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka. Jewel SAMAD / AFP

At least 290 are now known to have died in a series of bomb blasts that tore through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka, in the worst violence to hit the island since its devastating civil war ended a decade ago. Jewel SAMAD / AFP

At least 290 are now known to have died in a series of bomb blasts that tore through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka, in the worst violence to hit the island since its devastating civil war ended a decade ago. Jewel SAMAD / AFP

Shoes of victims are kept as evidence as security personnel inspect the interior of St Sebastian's Church in Negombo on April 22, 2019, a day after the church was hit in series of bomb blasts targeting churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka. Jewel SAMAD / AFP

Shoes of victims are kept as evidence as security personnel inspect the interior of St Sebastian's Church in Negombo on April 22, 2019, a day after the church was hit in series of bomb blasts targeting churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka. Jewel SAMAD / AFP

Broken statues are pictured next to shrapnel marks at St. Sebastian's Church in Negombo on April 22, 2019. ISHARA S. KODIKARA / AFP

Broken statues are pictured next to shrapnel marks at St. Sebastian's Church in Negombo on April 22, 2019. ISHARA S. KODIKARA / AFP

People pray outside the St. Anthony's Shrine in Colombo on April 22, 2019, a day after the building was hit as part of a series of bomb blasts targeting churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka. Mohd RASFAN / AFP

People pray outside the St. Anthony's Shrine in Colombo on April 22, 2019, a day after the building was hit as part of a series of bomb blasts targeting churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka. Mohd RASFAN / AFP

Sri Lanka soldiers and religious members of the parish look on inside the St Sebastian's Church at Katuwapitiya in Negombo on April 21, 2019, following a bomb blast during the Easter service that killed tens of people. STR / AFP

Sri Lanka soldiers and religious members of the parish look on inside the St Sebastian's Church at Katuwapitiya in Negombo on April 21, 2019, following a bomb blast during the Easter service that killed tens of people. STR / AFP

Sri Lankan security personnel walk past debris next to a dead body slumped over a bench following an explosion in St Sebastian's Church in Negombo, north of the capital Colombo, on April 21, 2019. STR / AFP

Sri Lankan security personnel walk past debris next to a dead body slumped over a bench following an explosion in St Sebastian's Church in Negombo, north of the capital Colombo, on April 21, 2019. STR / AFP

A series of eight devastating bomb blasts ripped through high-end hotels and churches holding Easter services in Sri Lanka on April 21, killing nearly 290 people, including dozens of foreigners. LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI / AFP

A series of eight devastating bomb blasts ripped through high-end hotels and churches holding Easter services in Sri Lanka on April 21, killing nearly 290 people, including dozens of foreigners. LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI / AFP

A security personnel inspects the interior of St. Sebastian's Church in Negombo on April 22, 2019, a day after the church was hit in series of bomb blasts targeting churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka. ISHARA S. KODIKARA / AFP

A security personnel inspects the interior of St. Sebastian's Church in Negombo on April 22, 2019, a day after the church was hit in series of bomb blasts targeting churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka. ISHARA S. KODIKARA / AFP

A guide wearing a space suit stands at an entrance at "Mars Base 1", a C-Space Project, in the Gobi desert, some 40 kilometres from Jinchang in China's northwest Gansu province on April 17, 2019. WANG ZHAO / AFP

A guide wearing a space suit stands at an entrance at "Mars Base 1", a C-Space Project, in the Gobi desert, some 40 kilometres from Jinchang in China's northwest Gansu province on April 17, 2019. WANG ZHAO / AFP

Surrounded by barren hills in northwest Gansu province, "Mars Base 1" opened to the public on April 17 with the aim of exposing teens -- and soon tourists -- to what life could be like on the planet. WANG ZHAO / AFP

Surrounded by barren hills in northwest Gansu province, "Mars Base 1" opened to the public on April 17 with the aim of exposing teens -- and soon tourists -- to what life could be like on the planet. WANG ZHAO / AFP

This picture shows crops at "Mars Base 1", a C-Space Project, in the Gobi desert, some 40 kilometres from Jinchang in China's northwest Gansu province on April 17, 2019. WANG ZHAO / AFP

This picture shows crops at "Mars Base 1", a C-Space Project, in the Gobi desert, some 40 kilometres from Jinchang in China's northwest Gansu province on April 17, 2019. WANG ZHAO / AFP

Surrounded by barren hills in northwest Gansu province, "Mars Base 1" opened to the public on April 17 with the aim of exposing teens -- and soon tourists -- to what life could be like on the planet. WANG ZHAO / AFP

Surrounded by barren hills in northwest Gansu province, "Mars Base 1" opened to the public on April 17 with the aim of exposing teens -- and soon tourists -- to what life could be like on the planet. WANG ZHAO / AFP

A man visits "Mars Base 1", a C-Space Project, in the Gobi desert, some 40 kilometres from Jinchang in China's northwest Gansu province on April 17, 2019. WANG ZHAO / AFP

A man visits "Mars Base 1", a C-Space Project, in the Gobi desert, some 40 kilometres from Jinchang in China's northwest Gansu province on April 17, 2019. WANG ZHAO / AFP

This picture shows an interior view at "Mars Base 1", a C-Space Project, in the Gobi desert, some 40 kilometres from Jinchang in China's northwest Gansu province on April 17, 2019. WANG ZHAO / AFP

This picture shows an interior view at "Mars Base 1", a C-Space Project, in the Gobi desert, some 40 kilometres from Jinchang in China's northwest Gansu province on April 17, 2019. WANG ZHAO / AFP

A woman "Mars Base 1", a C-Space Project, in the Gobi desert, some 40 kilometres from Jinchang in China's northwest Gansu province on April 17, 2019. WANG ZHAO / AFP

A woman "Mars Base 1", a C-Space Project, in the Gobi desert, some 40 kilometres from Jinchang in China's northwest Gansu province on April 17, 2019. WANG ZHAO / AFP

This picture shows food on a shelf at "Mars Base 1", a C-Space Project, in the Gobi desert, some 40 kilometres from Jinchang in China's northwest Gansu province on April 17, 2019. WANG ZHAO / AFP

This picture shows food on a shelf at "Mars Base 1", a C-Space Project, in the Gobi desert, some 40 kilometres from Jinchang in China's northwest Gansu province on April 17, 2019. WANG ZHAO / AFP

A guide wearing a spacesuit puts on a helmet at "Mars Base 1", a C-Space Project, in the Gobi desert, some 40 kilometres from Jinchang in China's northwest Gansu province on April 17, 2019. WANG ZHAO / AFP

A guide wearing a spacesuit puts on a helmet at "Mars Base 1", a C-Space Project, in the Gobi desert, some 40 kilometres from Jinchang in China's northwest Gansu province on April 17, 2019. WANG ZHAO / AFP

This aerial photo taken on April 17, 2019 shows "Mars Base 1", a C-Space Project, in the Gobi desert, some 40 km from Jinchang in China's northwest Gansu province on April 17, 2019. WANG ZHAO / AFP

This aerial photo taken on April 17, 2019 shows "Mars Base 1", a C-Space Project, in the Gobi desert, some 40 km from Jinchang in China's northwest Gansu province on April 17, 2019. WANG ZHAO / AFP

Proud truck driver presents his painted truck at the karacorum highway in Pakistan. The Karakoram highway connects Pakistan with China (Shutterstock)

Proud truck driver presents his painted truck at the karacorum highway in Pakistan. The Karakoram highway connects Pakistan with China (Shutterstock)

Decorated color truck on the Karakoram Highway in Northern area of Pakistan (Shutterstock)

Decorated color truck on the Karakoram Highway in Northern area of Pakistan (Shutterstock)

Trucks parked on a ledge  (Shutterstock)

Trucks parked on a ledge (Shutterstock)

Detailed decorations on Pakistani truck  (Shutterstock)

Detailed decorations on Pakistani truck (Shutterstock)

Truck art in Pakistan  (Shutterstock)

Truck art in Pakistan (Shutterstock)

Truck art in Pakistan  (Shutterstock)

Truck art in Pakistan (Shutterstock)

Truck art in Pakistan  (Shutterstock)

Truck art in Pakistan (Shutterstock)

Truck departs Cantt after transferring humanitarian supplies to US military helicopter on a recent mission in Pakistan's flood  (Shutterstock)

Truck departs Cantt after transferring humanitarian supplies to US military helicopter on a recent mission in Pakistan's flood (Shutterstock)

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