Thailand’s recent general elections, its first since a 2014 military coup, set off jubilation among party loyalists and efforts by various party leaders to build a governing coalition even though the official results aren’t required until May.

In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, a fire in an office high-rise in Dhaka, Bangladesh, trapped people on upper floors and caused deaths and injuries.

The community in Christchurch, New Zealand, continued to mourn the worshippers killed in attacks at two mosques.

In this Wednesday, March 27, 2019, file photo, Pheu Thai party's candidate for prime minister Sudarat Keyuraphan left, and Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, right, smile during a press conference in Bangkok, Thailand. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit, File)
In this Wednesday, March 27, 2019, file photo, Pheu Thai party’s candidate for prime minister Sudarat Keyuraphan left, and Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, right, smile during a press conference in Bangkok, Thailand. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit, File)

Election campaigning was underway in India, where voting takes place in seven phases in April and May.

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This gallery was curated by Associated Press photo editor Toru Takahashi in Tokyo.

In this Thursday, March 28, 2019, file photo, firefighters work to douse a fire in a multi-storied office building in Dhaka, Bangladesh. (AP Photo/Mahmud Hossain Opu, File)
In this Thursday, March 28, 2019, file photo, firefighters work to douse a fire in a multi-storied office building in Dhaka, Bangladesh. (AP Photo/Mahmud Hossain Opu, File)

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In this Saturday, March 23, 2019, file photo, a young Muslim woman wipes tears from her face during a gathering for the
In this Saturday, March 23, 2019, file photo, a young Muslim woman wipes tears from her face during a gathering for the “March for Love” at Hagley Park following last week’s mosque attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand. (AP Photo/Mark Baker, File)
In this Saturday, March 23, 2019, file photo, Muslim men pray at Hagley Park across a road from the Al Noor mosque following the March 15 mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand. (AP Photo/Mark Baker, File)
In this Saturday, March 23, 2019, file photo, Muslim men pray at Hagley Park across a road from the Al Noor mosque following the March 15 mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand. (AP Photo/Mark Baker, File)
In this Friday, March 29, 2019, file photo, women react as the New Zealand national anthem is sung during a national remembrance service in Hagley Park for the victims of the March 15 mosque terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand. (AP Photo/Mark Baker, File)
In this Friday, March 29, 2019, file photo, women react as the New Zealand national anthem is sung during a national remembrance service in Hagley Park for the victims of the March 15 mosque terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand. (AP Photo/Mark Baker, File)
In this Wednesday, March 27, 2019, aerial file photo taken using a drone, coffins containing the bodies of flash floods victims are arranged in a grave during a mass burial in Sentani, Papua province, Indonesia. (AP Photo/Barce Rumkabu, File)
In this Wednesday, March 27, 2019, aerial file photo taken using a drone, coffins containing the bodies of flash floods victims are arranged in a grave during a mass burial in Sentani, Papua province, Indonesia. (AP Photo/Barce Rumkabu, File)
In this Sunday, March 24, 2019, file photo, Indian firemen work to douse a fire at a wood warehouse near Pirana in Ahmadabad, India. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki, File)
In this Sunday, March 24, 2019, file photo, Indian firemen work to douse a fire at a wood warehouse near Pirana in Ahmadabad, India. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki, File)
In this Monday, March 25, 2019, file photo, a child of an Indian worker plays amidst election campaign material of India's main opposition Congress party for upcoming elections in Ahmadabad, India. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki, File)
In this Monday, March 25, 2019, file photo, a child of an Indian worker plays amidst election campaign material of India’s main opposition Congress party for upcoming elections in Ahmadabad, India. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki, File)
In this Wednesday, March 27, 2019, file photo, a woman dressed in South Korean traditional
In this Wednesday, March 27, 2019, file photo, a woman dressed in South Korean traditional “Hanbok” attire poses to take pictures at the Gyeongbok Palace, the main royal palace in the Joseon Dynasty, in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
In this Thursday, March 28, 2019, file photo, a woman in wedding attire poses for a photo portrait along a busy street in Xi'an in northwestern China's Shaanxi Province. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
In this Thursday, March 28, 2019, file photo, a woman in wedding attire poses for a photo portrait along a busy street in Xi’an in northwestern China’s Shaanxi Province. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
In this Thursday, March 28, 2019, file photo, a model poses with a Mercedes-Benz EQ Silver Arrow during a media preview of the Seoul Motor Show in Goyang, South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
In this Thursday, March 28, 2019, file photo, a model poses with a Mercedes-Benz EQ Silver Arrow during a media preview of the Seoul Motor Show in Goyang, South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
In this Wednesday, March 27, 2019, file photo, a visitor looks at an artwork
In this Wednesday, March 27, 2019, file photo, a visitor looks at an artwork “In Stock (Walmart Worker’s Head)” created by American artist Josh Kline at Art Basel in Hong Kong. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
In this Sunday, March 24, 2019, file photo, free skate pairs gold medalist Sui Wenjing and Han Cong of China perform during the gala exhibition for the ISU World Figure Skating Championships at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, north of Tokyo. (AP Photo/Annice Lyn, File)
In this Sunday, March 24, 2019, file photo, free skate pairs gold medalist Sui Wenjing and Han Cong of China perform during the gala exhibition for the ISU World Figure Skating Championships at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, north of Tokyo. (AP Photo/Annice Lyn, File)

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