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Xinhua Photos of the Day (Sept. 25)

25 Sep 2020, 18:44 GMT+10

BEIJING, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.

Tourists pose for photos in front of a "flower basket" at Tian'anmen Square in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 24, 2020. The 18-meter-tall art installation in the shape of a flower basket is placed at the center of Tian'anmen Square as a decoration for the upcoming National Day holiday. (Xinhua/Chen Zhonghao)

Giant pandas are seen at the Qinling research center of giant panda breeding in Zhouzhi County, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Sept. 23, 2020. A total of 31 giant pandas live in the center at present and are taken care of by over 20 full-time feeders. (Xinhua/Liu Xiao)

Aerial photo shows a high-speed train running under a swivel bridge of the Fuzhou-Xiamen railway in Quanzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province, Sept. 24, 2020. The two 168-meter-long and 19,000-tonne girders of a grand bridge of the Fuzhou-Xiamen railway were successfully rotated to their targeted positions on Thursday. The railway, linking Fujian's capital of Fuzhou and city of Xiamen, has a designed speed of 350 km/h and is expected to be put into operation in 2022. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

A villager sifts sweet-scented osmanthus at Tiantang Village, Jiangyang District of Luzhou, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Sept. 24, 2020. People in the village are busy processing sweet-scented osmanthus to make traditional foods like osmanthus cake for the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival. (Photo by Liu Xueyi/Xinhua)

Aerial photo taken on Sept. 24, 2020 shows new vehicles parking at the Dalian port in northeast China's Liaoning Province. Dalian port has been working on developing new shipping routes and growing its throughput as it seeks to further expand its market this year. (Xinhua/Yao Jianfeng)

Photo taken on Sept. 24, 2020 shows exhibits at the main exhibition hall of Henan Museum in Zhengzhou, capital of central China's Henan Province. Following a five-year comprehensive renovation, the main exhibition hall of Henan Museum reopened on Thursday, with more than 5,000 cultural relics on display to visitors. (Xinhua/Li An)

Aerial photo taken on Sept. 24, 2020 shows villagers harvesting rice in a paddy field at Jiefang Village of Hongshui Township, Qianxi County, southwest China's Guizhou Province. People are busy harvesting rice and fish in paddy fields of the village. The green and sustainable agriculture mode, which combines culture of rice and fish, has helped significantly increase yields of local farms and income of rural residents. (Photo by Shi Kaixin/Xinhua)

Students make mooncakes at Huaguoyuan No. 3 Primary School in Nanming District of Guiyang, southwest China's Guizhou Province, Sept. 24, 2020. It is a tradition to eat mooncakes during the Mid-Autumn Festival, which falls on Oct. 1 this year. (Photo by Zhao Song/Xinhua)

People wearing face masks walk in Kensington Gardens in London, Britain, Sept. 24, 2020. Another 6,178 people have tested positive for coronavirus in Britain as pressure is building up on the government on the replacement of the government's furlough scheme. The daily rise of coronavirus cases, the highest since May 1, brought the total number of cases to 409,729. The coronavirus-related death toll rose by 37 to 41,862, the official data showed Wednesday. (Xinhua/Han Yan)

Medical workers prepare for the opening of a new COVID-19 ward transformed from an underground parking lot in Rambam Health Care Campus in the northern Israeli city of Haifa on Sept. 23, 2020. (JINI via Xinhua)

A medical worker in protective suit collects swab samples from a man amid the COVID-19 outbreak in Bekasi, West Java, Indonesia, Sept. 24, 2020. (Photo by Arya Manggala/Xinhua)

Ultra-Orthodox Jews perform the Kaparot ritual, where white chickens are slaughtered as a symbolic gesture of atonement ahead of Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, in the central Israeli city of Beit Shemesh on Sept. 23, 2020. (Photo by Gil Cohen Magen/Xinhua)

Aerial photo taken on Sept. 23, 2020 shows a view of the Caka Salt Lake in Wulan County, northwest China's Qinghai Province. The naturally crystallized saline lake, with an altitude of 3,100 meters, is known as the "mirror of the sky". (Xinhua/Zhang Long)

Lin Haibin of Beijing competes on the balance beam during the women's Team all-round final at the 2020 Chinese National Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Zhaoqing, south China's Guangdong Province, Sept. 24, 2020. Guangdong team claimed the title of the event. (Xinhua/Xu Ya'nan)

Jiangsu Suning's goalkeeper Gu Chao tries to make a save during the 13th round match between Jiangsu Suning and Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao at the postponed 2020 season Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) Dalian Division in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Sept. 24, 2020. Jiangsu Suning beat Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao by 2-1. (Xinhua/Long Lei)

Burnt cars are seen at the site of a gas tanker explosion in the Ifako-Ijaiye area of Lagos, Nigeria, Sept. 24, 2020. At least 16 people were injured after a gas tanker exploded in the Ifako-Ijaiye area of Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub, a rescue official said Thursday. (Xinhua/Emmanuel)■

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