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Xinhua Photos of the Day (Dec. 3)

03 Dec 2020, 17:44 GMT+10

BEIJING, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.

Photo provided by the China National Space Administration (CNSA) shows an image taken by the panoramic camera aboard the lander-ascender combination of Chang'e-5 spacecraft after landing on the moon, on Dec. 2, 2020. China's Chang'e-5 spacecraft successfully landed on the near side of the moon late Tuesday and sent back images, the CNSA announced. (CNSA/Handout via Xinhua)

In this aerial photo, Sun Simiao pushes Wang Aoran in a wheelchair at a square in Chifeng City, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Nov. 26, 2020.

Wang Aoran, 15, has been disabled in action by creatine kinase abnormality since he was a child. When in the second grade of primary school, he received help from schoolmate Sun Simiao, who voluntarily began to carry him from the school gate to his classroom. Sun has been helping Wang ever since. Now Wang is also helped by other classmates and teachers. (Xinhua/Lian Zhen)

Photo taken on Dec. 2, 2020 shows the construction site of Meizhou Bay cross-sea bridge of the Fuzhou-Xiamen high-speed railway in southeast China's Fujian Province. The 14.7-km-long bridge is part of the province's Fuzhou-Xiamen high-speed railway, the first cross-sea high-speed railway in China. (Xinhua/Wei Peiquan)

Wu Sizhu (front) of Shanghai team shoots during the women's ground A match between Shanghai team and Hulun Buir team at the National Ice Hockey Championships in Tengchong, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Dec. 2, 2020. Shanghai team beat Hulun Buir team 4-0. (Xinhua/Wang Peng)

Students have a class at the Qamdo Experimental Primary School in Qamdo, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Oct. 5, 2020.

The Chinese government has, so far, spent more than 20 billion yuan (about 3.05 billion U.S. dollars) on supporting the region's free education program, making education more accessible for nearly nine million students. Students across all grades can also access additional support through a number of projects and initiatives under 40 educational aid projects, providing grants and scholarships, among others. (Xinhua/Jigme Dorje)

Aerial photo taken on Dec. 2, 2020 shows morning fog floating above the Yarlung Zangbo River in Medog County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Tian Jinwen)

Aerial photo taken on Dec. 2, 2020 shows a view of snow-covered terraced fields in Shexian County of Handan, north China's Hebei Province. (Xinhua/Wang Xiao)

A man walks past smoke from volcanic materials after eruption of Semeru volcano in Lumajang, East Java, Indonesia, Dec. 2, 2020.

About 550 people fled home as the Semeru volcano on Indonesia's main Java Island released incandescent lava and hot clouds on early Tuesday, according to the Indonesian National Disaster Management Agency. The volcano, located in the Lumajang district of the East Java province, erupted at 1:23 a.m. local time on Tuesday. (Photo by Aditya Irawan/Xinhua)

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a statement at the Knesset, the Israeli parliament, in Jerusalem, on Dec. 2, 2020. Israeli lawmakers on Wednesday voted in a preliminary reading in favor of a bill to dissolve the parliament, amid a coalition crisis that could force an election within two years. (Yonatan Sindel/JINI via Xinhua)

Police officers patrol on the street during a curfew, part of the new measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus, in Istanbul, Turkey, Dec. 1, 2020. (Photo by Osman Orsal/Xinhua)

A man who lost his left leg in an explosion sits on the chair at the rehabilitation center in Sanaa, Yemen, on Dec. 2, 2020. The world observes the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Dec. 3. (Photo by Mohammed Mohammed/Xinhua)

Maori people dressed in traditional costumes perform Powhiri in Maori, a Maori welcoming ceremony, to mark the beginning of the host year of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) for New Zealand in Wellington, New Zealand, Dec. 1, 2020. (APEC NEW ZEALAND/Handout via Xinhua)

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