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Xinhua Photos of the Day (Aug. 9)

09 Aug 2020, 12:59 GMT+10

BEIJING, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.

A rider competes during a horse race in Lhasa, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region on Aug. 8, 2020. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

Yi Jianlian (R) of Guangdong Southern Tigers defends Taruike Jianiyou of Beijing Ducks during the semifinal match between Guangdong Southern Tigers and Beijing Ducks at the 2019-2020 Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, Aug. 8, 2020. (Xinhua/Li Ziheng)

A woman takes part in a Tibetan fashion show on Zhaqingtang grassland in Sertar County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Aug. 7, 2020. (Xinhua/Jiang Hongjing)

Aerial photo taken on July 29, 2020 shows the Kantan No.3 offshore oil platform and its supply ship in the northern waters of the South China Sea. The Kantan No.3 is a semi-submersible oil platform developed domestically by China in 1983. Its 18 well-drilling team members work 12-hour shifts non-stop to detect marine oil and gas resources, which are often found in seabeds 5,000 to 6,000 meters underwater. (Xinhua/Pu Xiaoxu)

A man plays the piano in a destroyed hospital during a break of cleaning the explosion ruins in Beirut, Lebanon, Aug. 7, 2020. The Lebanese Health Ministry announced on Saturday that 158 people died and 6,000 were wounded by the huge explosions that hit Beirut's port on Tuesday. (Xinhua/Bilal Jawich)

A protester hits a tear gas canister with a racket during clashes with Lebanese security members in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, on Aug. 8, 2020. A Lebanese police officer was killed and 142 people were injured on Saturday in clashes during protests against the ruling class in downtown Beirut, days after massive explosions rocked the Lebanese capital that killed at least 158 and injured 6,000 others, LBCI TV channel reported. (Photo by Bilal Jawich/Xinhua)

A damaged ship is seen at the Port of Beirut in Lebanon, Aug. 8, 2020. The Lebanese Health Ministry announced on Saturday that 158 people died and 6,000 were wounded by the huge explosions that hit Beirut's port on Tuesday. (Xinhua/Bilal Jawich)

Students attend school on the first day of the new school year at the Shati refugee camp in Gaza City, on Aug. 8, 2020. Palestinian students from the blockaded Gaza Strip on Saturday began the new school year, after five-month suspension due to the novel coronavirus. (Photo by Rizek Abdeljawad/Xinhua)

A child cools off in a fountain in Frankfurt, Germany, on Aug. 8, 2020. (Xinhua/Lu Yang)

U.S. Army Chief of Staff, General James C McConville (L, front), and Romanian Chief of the Defense Staff, Lieutenant General Daniel Petrescu (R, front), attend a press briefing at Romanian Defence Ministry in Bucharest, Romania, on Aug. 7, 2020. Romanian and U.S. military officials on Friday discussed the number of American troops to be additionally deployed to the eastern European country, said the Romanian Defense Ministry in a statement. (Photo by Cristian Cristel/Xinhua)

Mourners and relatives carry the body of young Palestinian woman Dalia Samoudi during her funeral in the West Bank city of Jenin, on Aug. 7, 2020. The Palestinian Ministry of Health said that 23-year-old Dalia Samoudi succumbed to the critical wounds she sustained when an Israeli soldier shot her during a raid on Jenin earlier on Friday morning. (Photo by Nidal Eshtayeh/Xinhua)

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