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Xinhua Photos of the Day (Aug. 6)

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06 Aug 2020, 14:44 GMT+10

BEIJING, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.

Damaged buildings are seen after the explosions near the Port of Beirut in Lebanon, Aug. 5, 2020. The Lebanese cabinet announced on Wednesday a state of emergency in Beirut for two weeks, while the death toll from the deadly blasts at the Beirut port has climbed to 135. Two huge explosions rocked Port of Beirut on Tuesday, shaking buildings all over Lebanon's capital while causing heavy damage in the city. (Xinhua/Bilal Jawich)

A helicopter sprays water to extinguish a fire after the explosions at the Port of Beirut in Lebanon, Aug. 5, 2020. The Lebanese cabinet announced on Wednesday a state of emergency in Beirut for two weeks, while the death toll from the deadly blasts at the Beirut port has climbed to 135. Two huge explosions rocked Port of Beirut on Tuesday, shaking buildings all over Lebanon's capital while causing heavy damage in the city. (Xinhua/Bilal Jawich)

Damaged buildings are seen after the explosions at the Port of Beirut in Lebanon, Aug. 5, 2020. The Lebanese cabinet announced on Wednesday a state of emergency in Beirut for two weeks, while the death toll from the deadly blasts at the Beirut port has climbed to 135. Two huge explosions rocked Port of Beirut on Tuesday, shaking buildings all over Lebanon's capital while causing heavy damage in the city. (Xinhua/Bilal Jawich)

Jordanian national flag is seen at half-mast at Royal Hashemite Court, in Amman, Jordan, Aug. 5, 2020. Jordan's Royal Hashemite Court on Wednesday announced the national flag at its main entrance would be flown at half-mast for three days, mourning for the victims of the Beirut's explosions on Tuesday. (Photo by Mohammad Abu Ghosh/Xinhua)

A man passes by the Central Bank of Argentina in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Aug. 4, 2020. The Argentine government confirmed on Tuesday that it has reached an agreement with its three main groups of private creditors and other minority bondholders to restructure a part of the country's foreign debt, valued at 66.2 billion U.S. dollars. (Photo by Martin Zabala/Xinhua)

People rest near a sign reminding people to wear masks in Brussels, Belgium, on Aug. 5, 2020. The city of Brussels recently extended the requirement to wear face masks in its territory to include all busy streets and pedestrian zones. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

A local resident walks on the beach during sunset in Kuwait City, Kuwait, Aug. 4, 2020. (Photo by Ghazy Qaffaf/Xinhua)

A resident gives a thumb-up to volunteer Ekebar Emet in Tianshan District of Urumqi, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Aug. 3, 2020.

The sudden COVID-19 resurgence in Xinjiang immediately transformed Ekebar from a university intern to a volunteer at the frontline of epidemic prevention and control.

Ekebar publicized epidemic prevention measures to 78 households every day. In order to prevent cross-infection, the daily materials needed by residents were all delivered by Ekebar. (Xinhua/Zhao Ge)

Aerial photo taken on Aug. 5, 2020 shows a photovoltaic power station at the green industrial development park in the Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Hainan, northwest China's Qinghai Province. The photovoltaic power station generates electricity and helps increase the income of impoverished people. (Xinhua/Xing Guangli)

Villagers harvest lotus flowers at Xiatao Village of Shibeiping Town, Liuzhou city, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 5, 2020. In recent years, the production of lotus flower tea has become a new way for local villagers to increase incomes. (Photo by Li Hanchi/Xinhua)■

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