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In this photo released by Malaysia Information Ministry, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, center left, walks with Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, center right, at the Prime Minister's Office in Putrajaya, Malaysia.

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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, center, arrives at Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Office in Putrajaya, Malaysia. Najib Razak has been summoned for questioning in a money-laundering probe involving the 1MDB state investment fund.

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Malaysia's new Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, center, arrives at Prime Minister's office during his first monthly assembly as prime minister in Putrajaya, Malaysia. Mahathir has unveiled a mix of senior politicians, lawyers and a lecturer in his new Cabinet after a stunning electoral victory last week.

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Malaysia jailed opposition icon Anwar Ibrahim waves to supporters as he leaves a hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Malaysia's reformist icon Anwar is released from custody, paving way for political comeback.

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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, center, talks during a press conference in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia. Malaysia's former authoritarian leader Mahathir Mohamad, who in a stunning political comeback led opposition parties to their first election victory in six decades, was sworn in as prime minister, cementing a historic change of government.

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Mahathir Mohamad smiles during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Mahathir says he expects to be sworn in as prime minister.

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Mahathir Mohamad reacts as he speaks during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Mahathir says the opposition parties who won a shock victory in Malaysia's elections have a clear mandate to form a new government and he expects to be sworn in as prime minister.

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak votes at his hometown in Pekan, Pahang state, Malaysia. Malaysia's general elections will determine if scandal-plagued Prime Minister Najib Razak's coalition can extend nearly 61 years of unbroken rule against an unprecedented challenge led by the former strongman Mahathir Mohamad.

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A man watches trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Asian stock markets were mixed with some benchmarks erasing early morning gains. Investors remained skittish after this week's financial turmoil and overnight losses on Wall Street.

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A Malaysian man watches trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Asian markets were rattled by the miseries on Wall Street, with Japan's Nikkei 225 index briefly dipping more than 7 percent, but investors seemed to be taking the gyrations in stride.

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Devotees crowd the Batu Caves Temple during the Thaipusam festival at Batu Caves in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Devotees walk up the 272 steps of the Batu Caves temple as part of their pilgrimage during the Thaipusam festival in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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A devotee carries milk pot during the Thaipusam festival at Batu Caves in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Thaipusam, which is celebrated in honor of Hindu god Lord Murugan, is an annual procession by Hindu devotees seeking blessings, fulfilling vows and offering thanks.

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Devotees carry milk pots during the Thaipusam festival at Batu Caves in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Thaipusam, which is celebrated in honor of god Lord Murugan, is an annual procession by devotees seeking blessings, fulfilling vows and offering thanks.

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Indian movie superstars Kamal Haasan, front seat, and Rajinikanth, back seat, waves to the fans as they arrive at an event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Fireworks explode in front of Malaysia's landmark building, the Petronas Twin Towers, during the New Year's celebration in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Muslims crumple a portrait of U.S. President Donald Trumpduring a protest outside the U.S. Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Malaysian Muslims, including members of the ruling party, hold protest outside U.S. Embassy over Washington's controversial move to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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Malaysian ethnic Chinese men walk barefoot on a bed of burning coals on the final day of the Nine Emperor Gods Festival at a temple in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Hindu communities gather at a temple to pray during Deepavali celebration in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Devotees pray at a temple during Deepavali celebration in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Deepavali, also known as Festival of Light, is celebrated by Hindu communities as the new beginning and the triumph of good over evil and light over darkness.

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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain leads the filed into turn three at the start of the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix at the Sepang International Circuit in Sepang, Malaysia.

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Police and rescue personnel work at an Islamic religious school cordoned off after the fire on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur. A fire department official in Malaysia said a fire at the Islamic religious school has killed people, mostly teenagers.

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Rohingya Muslim children living in Malaysia recite from the holy Quran at a school in Klang, on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Malaysian Army personnel load supplies into a military transport plane as part of a humanitarian mission for Rohingya Muslims at a military base in Subang, Malaysia.

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Malaysian Chinese people burn a giant paper statue of the Chinese deity "Da Shi Ye" or "Guardian God of Ghosts" during the Chinese Hungry Ghost Festival in Kuala lumpur, Malaysia.

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Students carry Malaysian national flags during the 60th National Day celebrations at the Independence Square in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Malaysian students waves Malaysia flags during the 60th Independence Day celebrations at the Independence Square in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Aug. 31 marks the day that the Federation of Malaya gained its independence from the British in 1957.

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Students watch a giant Malaysian national flag made of coconut shells at Selayang in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Students and Malaysia Welfare Department collaborated to made the giant flag with over 5,000 coconut shells in conjunction of Malaysia's 60th Independence Day on Aug. 31.

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Malaysia's Amy Kwan competes at the Women's Rhythmic Gymnastics Ribbon Apparatus final of the 29th South East Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Runners compete during the Men's 400-meter semi-final at the 29th South East Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Malaysia's Khairul Hafiz, celebrate with Malaysia national flag after the Men's 100 metre final of the 29th South East Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Team Malaysia compete during Team Free Routine Synchronized Swimming final of the 29th South East Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Fireworks explode over Bukit Jalil National Stadium during the opening ceremony of South East Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Malaysia still has sult­ans, did you know, and they remain mighty rich too. The elegan­tly dressed, exp­e­ns­ive-looking cou­­ple are Princess Tunku Tun Aminah, daughter of the Sultan of Johor and her Dutch football executive beau, Dennis. The occasion was their royal wedding, solemnised acc­ording to Muslim Malay tradition and opulent family custom.

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, left, greets by Malaysian air force officials as he arrives at a military base in Subang, Malaysia.

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Malaysian Muslim women wearing traditional yukatas dance on the stage during Bon Odori Festival in Shah Alam, Malaysia. Participants, mostly Japanese residents in Malaysia, clad in traditional clothes celebrated the summer festival as a reminder of the gratefulness of their ancestors.

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Participants practice yoga at the Independent Square in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Over 3,000 participants gathered for the new record attempt in Malaysia Book of Records for the largest yoga gathering in Malaysia.

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A woman pours Bubur Lambuk porridge into containers in Kampung Baru village in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Bubur Lambuk is a type of Malay rice porridge that is cooked and distributed in many places during the fasting month of Ramadan.

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India's Rupinder Pal Singh poses with his medal after being named 'Man of the match' for scoring two goals during the 3rd place play off men's field hockey match between India and New Zealand, at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Ipoh, Malaysia.

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India's Rupinder Pal Singh, second left, celebrates with his teammates after scoring India's second goal during the 3rd place play off for the men's field hockey match against New Zealand at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Ipoh, Malaysia.

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Malaysia's Shahril Saabah, left, in action with India's Harmanpreet Singh, right, during their men's field hockey match at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Ipoh, Malaysia.

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India's Akashdeep Singh, center, battles for the ball against Japan's Koyo Kameyama, left, during their match at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup field hockey tournament in Ipoh, Malaysia.

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Black Eagles of the Republic of Korea Air Force aerobatic perform during the opening day of he 14th Langkawi International Maritime and Aero­space (Lima) 2017 in Langkawi, Malaysia.

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A motorcyclist rides under the floating umbrella decorations at commercial business park in Rawang outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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A security guard walks under the floating umbrella decorations at commercial business park in Rawang outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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A North Korean embassy staff asks police if they are allowed to leave as police puts a cordon at North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Malaysia says North Korean Embassy staff are barred from leaving country, after Pyongyang blocked Malaysians from leaving North Korea in the bitter diplomatic dispute between North Korea and Malaysia over the poisoning death of leader Kim Jong Un's estranged half-brother in Kuala Lumpur.

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North Korean Ambassador to Malaysia Kang Chol, center, prepares to get on a car at the embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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North Korean Ambassador to Malaysia Kang Chol, second from right, arrives at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia. Malaysia is protecting its "sovereignty and dignity" by expelling the North Korean ambassador, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said, as relations between the countries frayed over the poisoning of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader.

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Indonesian suspect Siti Aisyah, center, in the ongoing assassination investigation, is escorted by police officers as she arrives at Sepang court in Sepang, Malaysia. Under the protection of special forces carrying machine guns, two women accused of smearing VX nerve agent on Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader, arrived in court to face murder charges.

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Saina Nehwal poses with her trophy during the awards ceremony after winning the women's singles final match during Malaysia Masters badminton tournament in Sibu, Sarawak, Malaysia.

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Young drummers stick out their heads among drums while preparing for the performance of "A Flourish of Hundreds Drums" in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In the event, a total of 388 drummers performed the 24 Festive Drums, a popular performance in Malaysia in which groups of drummers beat 24 drums that represent 24 solar terms in the lunar calendar. The drumming, part of the Malaysian Chinese culture, has its origins in the drums performed in harvest festivals in China. Chinese letters on drums read: "Limit of heat," right, marked on about August 29, and "Rainwater," left, marked on about February 19.

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Fireworks explode in front of Malaysia's landmark building, Petronas Twin Towers, during the New Year's Eve celebration in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Shoppers gather around the Christmas decorations at a shopping mall in downtown Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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A group of Malaysian Muslim women pose for a selfie in front of Christmas decorations at a mall in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Sultan Muhammad V, third from left, inspects a ceremonial guard of honor during his welcome ceremony in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Sultan Muhammad V of Kelantan will serve a five-year term as King of Malaysia from Tuesday.

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A Malaysian Muslim woman takes a selfie in front of a Christmas decoration at a mall in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Activists from the Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih), march during a rally in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Malaysian police detained 12 activists and tightened security ahead of the rally Saturday by electoral reform group Bersih seeking Prime Minister Najib Razak's resignation over a financial scandal. Bersih means "clean" in the Malay language.

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Indian hockey players pose with the Asian Champions Trophy after they beat Pakistan in the final in Kuantan, Malaysia.

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Indian hockey player in action during the Asian Champions Trophy after they beat Pakistan in the final in Kuantan, Malaysia.

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Traditional Chinese puppets on display at a temple outskirt of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Puppet shows are usually performed during the Chinese hungry ghost festival and other Chinese traditional, cultural and religious festivals.

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Student activists holds up a caricature of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak during a rally calling for the arrest of "Malaysian Official 1" in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Liang Liang, left, formerly known as Feng Yi, a female giant panda from China, plays with her one year old female cub Nuan Nuan, at the Giant Panda Conservation Center during her 10th birthday celebration at the National Zoo in Kuala Lumpur,. Two giant pandas have been on loan to Malaysia from China for 10 years since May 21, 2014 to mark the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two nations.

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An ethnic Chinese man throws joss papers to a paper-made statue of Chinese deity known as "Da Shi Ye," or "Guardian God of Ghosts," during the Ghost festival in Kajang, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Ghost festival is celebrated during the seventh month of the Chinese lunar calendar, when prayers are offered to the dead and offerings of food and paper-made models of items such as televisions, refrigerators and sport cars are burnt to appease the wandering spirits.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia Dato' Seri Ahmad Zahid Bin Hamidi at a meeting in New Delhi.

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A boy looks up as Malaysian Muslims pray during morning prayer for Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan, at National Mosque in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Malaysian military personnel carry a coffin during a repatriation ceremony for Australian soldiers at Subang military air base in Kuala Lumpur. The Australian soldiers, many who were casualties during the Vietnam War, were buried in Malaysia along with some dependents.

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Queen Saleha of Malaysia during a visit at Taj Mahal, in Agra.

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Seven-month old female giant panda cub Nuan Nuan plays inside the panda enclosure at the National Zoo in Kuala Lumpur.

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Egyptian Para Table Tennis champion Ibrahim Hamato returns a shot during his exhibition match ahead of the finals of the World Team Table Tennis Championship in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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A 6-month old female giant panda cub, an offspring of Xing Xing, formerly known as Fu Wa and Liang Liang, formerly known as Feng Yi, plays, at the Giant Panda Conservation Center at the National Zoo in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The two giant pandas have been on loan to Malaysia from China for 10 years since May 21, 2014 to mark the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two nations.

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Vice President Hamid Ansari with Thailand Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan Ocha during a ceremonial reception at Government House in Bangkok.

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A tourist lies on the floor cast with shadows of traditional Chinese lanterns ahead of the Lunar New Year celebrations in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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A Malaysian man passes traditional Chinese lantern decorations as he rides an escalator in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Chinese Lunar New Year falls on Feb. 8 this year marks the Year of the Monkey in the Chinese calendar.

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Fireworks explode in front of Malaysia's landmark building, Petronas Twin Towers, during the New Year's Eve celebration in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Malaysians watch fireworks display in front of Malaysia's landmark building, Petronas Twin Towers, during the New Year's Eve celebration in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Fireworks explode in front of Malaysia's landmark building, Petronas Twin Towers, during the New Year's Eve celebration in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak waves to supporters after the Malaysia's ruling party UMNO 69th General Assembly in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Visitors take souvenir photographs of Xing Xing, formerly known as Fu Wa, one of the two giant pandas from China, at the Giant Panda Conservation Center at the National Zoo in Kuala Lumpur. The two giant pandas have been on loan to Malaysia from China for 10 years since May 21, 2014 to mark the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two nations.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets the audience as he prepares to deliver the 37th Singapore Lecture.

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, center left, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi pose for photographs after the inauguration ceremony of the Torana Gate in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Malaysian Counterpart Najib Razak during the inaugural ceremony of Torana Gate in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Malaysian Counterpart Najib Razak signing a plaque during the inaugural ceremony of Torana Gate in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Prime Minister, Narendra Modi inspecting Guard of Honour at the Ceremonial Reception, in Putrajaya, Malaysia.

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Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and the Prime Minister of Malaysia,Najib Razak, at the Torana Gate inauguration ceremony, in Putrajaya, Malaysia.

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The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, at the Torana Gate inauguration ceremony, in Putrajaya, Malaysia.

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President Barack Obama pauses during a news conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In Southeast Asia, Obama has taken a softer tone on human rights and corruption in a part of the world that rights groups claim is rife with abuses.

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak handing over the signed documents for the ASEAN Community to ASEAN Secretary General, Le Luong Minh after the signing ceremony of the 2015 Kuala Lumpur Declaration on the Establishment of the ASEAN Community and the Kuala Lumpur Declaration on ASEAN 2025 in Kuala Lumpur.

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U.S. President Barack Obama, left, shakes hands with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, second from left, while Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, second from right, looks on during the 10th East Asia Summit at the 27th ASEAN Summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Leaders lock hands for the Joint Statement on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Negotiations, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R) during the signing ceremony of the 2015 Declaration on the Establishment of the ASEAN Community and the Kuala Lumpur Declaration on ASEAN 2025, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi join hands with other leaders during a group photo at the 13th ASEAN-India Summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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From left to right, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Indonesian President Joko Widodo and wife, Iriana, and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi attend the Gala Dinner at the 27th ASEAN Summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a Gala Dinner during the 27th ASEAN Summit in Kuala Lumpur,Malaysia

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ASEAN Leaders from left to right, Philippines' President Benigno Aquino III, Indonesia's President Joko Widodo, Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen, Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, Laos' Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha, Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Myanmar's President Thein Sein pose for photographs during opening ceremony of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit 2015, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe before a meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at a meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspects a guard of honour on his arrival at Bunga Raya Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia to attend 27th ASEAN Summit and East Asia Summit.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi at AFS Palam in New Delhi before his departure for Malaysia and Singapore.

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One of Malaysia's landmark buildings, Kuala Lumpur Tower, is lit with the colors of the French flag in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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