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Xinhua Photos of the Day (Aug. 15)

Xinhua
15 Aug 2020, 17:44 GMT+10

BEIJING, Aug. 15 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.

Aerial photo taken on Aug. 13, 2020 shows the construction site of Beijing-Xiongan intercity railway's Xiongan Station in Xiongan New Area, north China's Hebei Province. By the end of July, the construction work of major structures or ancillary facilities of around 70 projects planned in 2020 has started in Xiongan New Area, according to the area's management committee. (Xinhua/Mu Yu)

Young riders compete during a traditional horse race at the Nagqu Horse Racing Festival 2020 in Nagqu, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Aug. 14, 2020. The five-day Nagqu Horse Racing Festival 2020 closed on Friday. (Xinhua/Zhang Rufeng)

Welders pose for photos in a maintenance garage in Nanning, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 14, 2020. To ensure the safe operation of trains during the summer holiday, Nanning railway had the slow-speed trains overhauled recently. (Xinhua/Cao Yiming)

Photo taken on Jan. 21, 2019 shows Wu Zhinai displaying his collections in Taiyuan, north China's Shanxi Province. Wu Zhinai, an 85-year-old ice hockey goalkeeper, has been promoting skating and ice hockey for more than 60 years. A former physical education teacher in a middle school, Wu Zhinai and some friends formed an ice hockey team named "Polar Bears" in 1999. The team now had over 30 members with an average age of nearly 50. To welcome the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics, Wu Zhinai has planned to donate valuable winter sports collections to the Sports Museum of Shanxi Province. (Xinhua/Yang Chenguang)

Aerial photo taken on Aug. 13, 2020 shows farmers packing marigold flowers in Qiubei County, southwest China's Yunnan Province. Covering an area of 103,000 mu (6,867 hectares), the planting of marigold have benefited 13,000 households with an average income increase of 12,000 yuan (1,727 U.S. dollars) per household. (Xinhua/Hu Chao)

A security guard is on duty at a closed fruit market after the area was shut down due to COVID-19 in Kathmandu, Nepal on Aug. 14, 2020. (Photo by Sulav Shrestha/Xinhua)

Photo taken on Aug. 14, 2020 shows damages at the Port of Beirut in Lebanon. Two explosions rocked Beirut on Aug. 4, killing 177 people and wounding at least 6,000. (Xinhua/Bilal Jawich)

People wash their clothes as Mount Sinabung spews ash in Karo of North Sumatra, Indonesia, Aug. 14, 2020. Mount Sinabung on Thursday erupted again for three times. (Photo by Alberth Damanik/Xinhua)

A man poses for a photo as he takes a mud bath at Meline Beach on Island Krk, Croatia, on Aug. 14, 2020. The beach is one of the most visited on the island from early spring to late autumn thanks to the mud believed to have healing effect for some illnesses. (Nel Pavletic/Pixsell via Xinhua)

Serge Gnabry (L) of Bayern Munich celebrates after scoring his team's third goal as Marc-Andre ter Stegen of Barcelona fails to catch the ball during the 2019-2020 UEFA Champions League quarterfinal match between Bayern Munich and Barcelona in Lisbon, Portugal, Aug. 14, 2020. (UEFA/Handout via Xinhua)■

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