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Xinhua Photos of the Day (Aug. 10)

10 Aug 2020, 17:30 GMT+10

BEIJING, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.

A pedestrian walks in Times Square in New York, the United States, Aug. 9, 2020. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

Two women have a photo taken with Singapore's national flag during the National Day celebrations at the Merlion Park in Singapore, Aug. 9, 2020. Singapore celebrated its 55th National Day on Sunday. (Xinhua/Then Chih Wey)

Firefighters try to extinguish fire at a furniture factory in Cakung, Jakarta, Indonesia, Aug. 9, 2020. No casualties were reported at this fire. (Photo by Dasril Roszandi/Xinhua)

Workers renovate a historic building in the Old City of Sanaa, Yemen, Aug. 9, 2020. Rains and flash floods in Yemen completely destroyed four buildings and damaged 30 others in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage site of the Old City of Sanaa, residents told Xinhua on Sunday. (Photo by Mohammed Mohammed/Xinhua)

Voters cast their ballots at a polling station in Minsk, Belarus, Aug. 9, 2020. Belarusians are heading to polling stations around the country on Sunday, the main voting day for them to elect their president. (Photo by Henadz Zhinkov/Xinhua)

People attend a concert in the Lion Court of the Buda Castle in Budapest, Hungary, Aug. 8, 2020, after most of the COVID-19 restrictions were lifted in the country. (Photo by Attila Volgyi/Xinhua)

Leader of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna party Mahinda Rajapaksa (L) and Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa attend a ceremony at Kelaniya Temple on the outskirts of Sri Lanka's capital Colombo, Aug. 9, 2020. Mahinda Rajapaksa took his oath as the nation's new prime minister on Sunday after his party secured a landslide victory in the recently concluded parliamentary election. (Photo by Ajith Perera/Xinhua)

Palestinian Rana Al-Khatib waters flowers planted in recycled vehicle tires inside her house in the West Bank city of Hebron, Aug. 9, 2020. Rana Al-Khatib, 20, recycles old vehicle tires and converts them into various shapes so that they can be used to decorate home gardens. (Photo by Mamoun Wazwaz/Xinhua)

State Disaster Force personnel load the body of a fire victim into an ambulance at a COVID-19 facility converted from a hotel in Vijayawada district of India's southern state of Andhra Pradesh, Aug. 9, 2020. At least seven people died in India's southern state of Andhra Pradesh when a fire engulfed a COVID-19 facility on Sunday morning, a local administration official said. (Str/Xinhua)

Giant panda Shuangxin rests at the panda house in Xining, northwest China's Qinghai Province, Aug. 9, 2020. Staff at the panda house celebrated the birthday of giant panda Shuangxin who turned nine on Sunday, along with giant panda Hexing who just turned seven on July 23. (Xinhua/Geng Huihuang)

Aerial photo taken on Aug. 9, 2020 shows the scenery in Saihanba National Forest Park in Chengde, north China's Hebei Province. (Photo by Liu Mancang/Xinhua)

Xilinhua rides a horse during a Naadam event held on the Baiyinxile grassland in Xilinhot, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Aug. 3, 2020. Summer vacation has been Xilinhua's favorite time of year. In order to attend middle school, the 14-year-old lives most of the time with her grandparents in downtown Xilinhot, separated from her parents who run a ranch on the Baiyinxile pasture. Therefore, summer means both relaxation and reunion to the seventh-grader. (Xinhua/Lian Zhen)

A released sea turtle swims in the sea in Lingshui County, south China's Hainan Province, Aug. 9, 2020. Ninety-nine sea turtles, either stranded or confiscated by law enforcement, were released back to the sea on Sunday. Researchers attached tracking devices to ten of them to learn about their habits and habitats. (Xinhua/Zhang Liyun)■

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