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Xinhua Photos of the Day (Aug. 5)

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05 Aug 2020, 17:30 GMT+10

BEIJING, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.

Smoke rises from an explosion site at the port of Beirut, Lebanon, Aug. 4, 2020. Two huge explosions rocked Lebanese capital Beirut on Tuesday. (Xinhua/Bilal Jawich)

Customers use the ATM machines outside an HSBC bank in central London, Britain, Aug. 4, 2020. British multinational investment bank HSBC on Aug. 3 announced a profit slump for the first half of 2020, with profit before tax dropping to 4.3 billion U.S. dollars in the period, down 65 percent year-on-year. (Photo by Ray Tang/Xinhua)

The Italian Frecce Tricolori (Tricolor Arrows) aerobatics team fly over the new Genoa Saint George Bridge in Genoa, Italy, Aug 3, 2020. Italy's new Genoa Saint George Bridge, which replaces the viaduct that collapsed two years ago and killed 43 people, was inaugurated in the northwestern port city of Genoa on Monday. (Str/Xinhua)

A child wearing a face mask is seen in a parade to mark the Gaijatra festival, or festival of cows, in Kathmandu, Nepal on Aug. 4, 2020. (Photo by Sulav Shrestha/Xinhua)

The logo of TikTok is displayed on the screen of a smartphone on a computer screen background in Arlington, Virginia, the United States, Aug. 3, 2020. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

A woman wearing a face mask walks in the street in Oldham of Greater Manchester, Britain on Aug. 3, 2020. According to local media, a major incident has been declared by authorities in Greater Manchester following recent rises in coronavirus infection rates. (Photo by Jon Super/Xinhua)

Photo taken on Aug. 4, 2020 shows the large airplane restaurant in the Burhaniye district of the northwestern province of Balikesir, Turkey. Turkey's largest restaurant, transformed from an old Airbus, has been put on sale for 10 million Turkish liras or 1.4 million U.S. dollars. (Photo by Osman Orsal/Xinhua)

Exhibits are shown at a medical equipment exhibition in Zhengzhou, central China's Henan Province, Aug. 4, 2020. A three-day-long medical equipment exhibition was held here on Tuesday and over 1,000 exhibitors from across the country attended the exhibition. (Xinhua/Zhu Xiang)

Aerial photo taken on Aug. 3, 2020 shows firefighters putting out a fire at the explosion site of an organic silicon company in Xiantao City, central China's Hubei Province. The death toll has risen to six as of 7 a.m. Tuesday after a flash explosion at the chemical plant on Monday in Hubei, local authorities said. Four others were wounded, with their injuries not considered life-threatening. (Xinhua)

Wang Suhua makes bian embroidery at her company in Kaifeng City, central China's Henan Province, July 30, 2020. Wang Suhua, 85, a national-level intangible cultural heritage inheritor of bian embroidery, has been doing the work since 1957. By collecting ancient bian embroidery works and sorting out traditional embroidery skills in Song Dynasty, Wang and her workmates created more than ten new ways of stitches, and successfully made a bian embroidery masterpiece of the famous ancient painting "Along the River during the Qingming Festival" in 1959. In order to better pass down the craft, Wang set up a company after retiring in 1990. Over the past 30 years, she has trained more than 1,000 people for free who were impoverished, disabled or laid-off. (Xinhua/Li An)

Water level of Wenxi River rises due to the typhoon Hagupit in Pan'an County of Jinhua City, east China's Zhejiang Province, Aug. 4, 2020. Hagupit, the fourth typhoon of this year, landed in east China's Zhejiang Province in the wee hours of Tuesday, the National Meteorological Center (NMC) said. Hagupit landed on the coastal areas of Yueqing City, a county-level city under the administration of the city of Wenzhou, at around 3:30 a.m., packing winds of 38 meters per second near its center. (Photo by Kong Debin/Xinhua)■

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