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Xinhua Photos of the Day (Aug. 14)

14 Aug 2020, 18:18 GMT+10

BEIJING, Aug.14 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.

A girl plays at a fountain in Kuwait City, Kuwait, Aug. 13, 2020. In summer, the temperature in Kuwait is normally around 45 degrees Celsius. (Photo by Asad/Xinhua)

Veteran carpenter Li Shishui makes a wooden toy as his grandson Dandan looks on in Xinqiao Village of Xinqiao Township, Changting County, southeast China's Fujian Province, Aug. 12, 2020. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

Members of staff inspect an inbound ship at the port of Fuyuan in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Aug. 13, 2020. The port of Fuyuan, which mainly exports vegetables, fruits and engineering machinery and imports wood, soybeans and flour, has been carrying out strict measures against COVID-19, making sure that all personnel are healthy and all goods are disinfected while maintaining a smooth transportation process. (Xinhua/Xie Jianfei)

Workers remove facilities at the Jianghan makeshift hospital in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, Aug. 13, 2020. Facilities are being removed from the makeshift hospital, which was converted from an exhibition center. Operating from Feb. 5 to March 9, the temporary hospital has received a total of 1,848 patients, 521 of whom were transferred to other hospitals and 1,327 were cured and discharged. (Xinhua/Xiong Qi)

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech at a press conference in Jerusalem, Aug. 13, 2020. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday his country and the United Arab Emirates reached "a full and official peace deal." (Yonatan Sindel/JINI via Xinhua)

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks during her weekly press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., the United States, Aug. 13, 2020. The impasse in U.S. Congress over renewal of the expiring programs that mitigated the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic threatens to undo the stimulus effect of the programs and exacerbate the economic damage from the lockdown, according to a newly released study. (Photo by Ting Shen/Xinhua)

A man looks at photos at his damaged home in Beirut, Lebanon, Aug. 13, 2020. Two huge explosions rocked the Port of Beirut on Aug. 4, shaking buildings all over Lebanon's capital, while killing 171 people and wounding 6,000 at least. (Xinhua/Bilal Jawich)


(200814) -- BEIJING, Aug. 14, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Guo Ailun (L) of Liaoning Flying Leopards goes up for a basket during the second game of the finals between Guangdong Southern Tigers and Liaoning Flying Leopards at the 2019-2020 Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, Aug. 13, 2020. (Xinhua/Zhu Zheng)

Aerial photo taken on Aug. 12, 2020 shows the Xiannyushan Airport in Chongqing, southwest China. Xiannyushan Airport in Wulong District of Chongqing has started flight inspection work on Thursday. The new airport, which began construction in April of 2018, features a 2,800-meter runway and a 6,000-square-meter terminal building. (Xinhua/Liu Chan)

Photo taken on Aug. 11, 2020 shows a view of Gonggor Grassland in Hexigten Banner of Chifeng City, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Liu Lei)

This long-time exposure photo taken on Aug. 12, 2020 shows the Perseid Meteor Shower in Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park in Zhangye, northwest China's Gansu Province. (Photo by Zhong Xiaoliang/Xinhua)

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