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Xinhua Photos of the Day (Aug. 8)

08 Aug 2020, 16:59 GMT+10

BEIJING, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.

Photo taken with a mobile phone shows firefighters transferring a senior villager to a safe area in Yanggu County of Liaocheng, east China's Shandong Province, Aug. 6, 2020. A total of 191 stranded people were transferred to safe areas after a heavy downpour hit Liaocheng on Aug. 6. (Photo by Shi Zibin/Xinhua)

A villager walks in a scenic paddy field in a village in Anantnag, south of Srinagar city, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir, Aug. 7, 2020. (Xinhua/Javed Dar)

Aerial photo taken on Aug. 7, 2020 shows tourists visiting the Yellow Crane Tower in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province. Nearly 400 A-level scenic spots in central China's Hubei Province will open to visitors from across the country for free starting from Aug. 8 till the end of the year, the provincial government said Friday. The free admission is a token of gratitude to the nation's assistance to Hubei during the COVID-19 outbreak, said Zhang Wenbing, deputy governor of Hubei, at a press conference. (Xinhua/Xiao Yijiu)

Photo taken on Aug. 7, 2020 shows a black bear at a bear park on Heixiazi island in Fuyuan, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province. (Xinhua/Xie Jianfei)

A man looks at a windmill in Zaandijk, the Netherlands, Aug. 7, 2020. (Photo by Sylvia Lederer/Xinhua)

People are seen in a theater in Cairo, Egypt, on July 25, 2020. Pictures of early Egyptian singers and actors are placed on the chairs next to the attendees to maintain social distancing. (Photo by Ahmed Gomaa/Xinhua)

A man dances at the Smile Safari, an Instagram and TikTok museum, in Brussels, Belgium, August 7, 2020. After taking measures against the coronavirus, the Smile Safari museum reopened recently to the public, encouraging visitors to take and share photos and videos via Instagram and TikTok. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

A villager from Quxu County demonstrates his horse-riding skills during a celebration of the Ongkor Festival in Lhasa, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Aug. 6, 2020. The Ongkor (Bumper Harvest) Festival, a national intangible cultural heritage, is celebrated annually by local people as they pray for good harvests of crops. (Photo by Soinam Norbu/Xinhua)

People perform Xianzi Dance in Mangkam County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Aug. 7, 2020. Xianzi Dance, a traditional folk dance in Tibet, was listed as a national intangible heritage in 2006. (Xinhua/Sun Fei)

Photo taken with a drone on July 29, 2020 shows people doing excercise at Yuxiu Park at night in Yinchuan, northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. Yinchuan city provides adequate and multiple sports facilities for citizens to work out at night. (Xinhua/Feng Kaihua)

Photo taken on Aug. 7, 2020 shows the scenery of sunset in the West Bank city of Ramallah. (Photo by Ayman Nobani/Xinhua)

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