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Xinhua Photos of the Day (July 15)

15 Jul 2020, 17:30 GMT+10

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

Armed police officer Ma Paishan washes his face with a bottle of water in Poyang County, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 13, 2020. With the rising water of Changjiang River about to flow over the embankment near Poyang County, armed police troops came to join the flood control operations that built a 1,500-meter-long and 1.5-meter-high barrier on the embankment. Liu Yifei, Ma Paishan, Yang Zeyu, Yuan Long, and Zhu Renpeng, who were all born after 2000, have for the first time joined such a flood control battle since they joined the troop. Almost every day over the past week, they did their utmost to carry and pile sandbags along the embankment while enduring sweltering weather. (Xinhua/Hu Chenhuan)

Villagers try to block the piping at the embankment of a river island in Changsha Township of Zongyang County, east China's Anhui Province, July 14, 2020. Local officials and residents in Changsha Township are fighting against the river-island embankment piping triggered by the increasingly rising water of the Yangtze River. All residents on the island have been relocated to safety. (Xinhua/Huang Bohan)

People have meals at a temporary settlement in Zhoutou Township, east China's Anhui Province, July 14, 2020. About 300 villagers in Sizhou Village of Zhoutou Township have been evacuated to a temporary settlement at a nearby primary school as part of local flood control response. (Xinhua/Liu Junxi)

Photo taken on July 7, 2020 shows a flock of Tibetan antelopes near Zonag Lake in Hoh Xil national nature reserve, northwest China's Qinghai Province. Zonag Lake in Hoh Xil is known as the "delivery room" for the species. Every year, pregnant Tibetan antelopes start to migrate to Hoh Xil in May to give birth and then migrate back to their habitats with their offspring around August. Tibetan antelopes are mostly found in Tibet Autonomous Region, Qinghai Province and Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. The species is under first-class state protection in China. (Xinhua/Zhang Long)

Players vie for the ball during a match between Bayi Rockets and Zhejiang Lions at the 2019-2020 Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, July 14, 2020. (Xinhua/Zhu Zheng)

Photo taken on July 14, 2020 shows the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington D.C., the United States. The United States carried out its first execution at the federal level on Tuesday, putting white supremacist and murderer Daniel Lewis Lee to death by lethal injection. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

A man walks past buildings of New York University in New York, the United States, July 14, 2020. The U.S. government has rescinded a new rule that could have denied international students their stay in the country if they only attend online courses in the coming fall semester, a federal judge in Boston, Massachusetts said Tuesday. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

An employee holds a sheet of newly-launched special stamps honouring the COVID-19 frontliners at the Philippine Postal Corporation in Manila, the Philippines on July 14, 2020. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)

French Air Force Patrouille de France fly over the pyramid of the Louvre Museum during the Bastille Day celebration at the Place de la Concorde in Paris, France, July 14, 2020. Without the traditional military parade down the famous avenue of the Champs Elysees and public celebration, French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday presided over the Bastille Day ceremony overshadowed by the coronavirus crisis. For this year's celebration, the military parade, which traditionally attracted huge crowds, was cancelled for the first time since 1945 and replaced by a downsized version in the Place de la Concorde square in central Paris. (Xinhua/Gao Jing)

The Manneken-Pis is seen in a suit with beret and baguette in Brussels, Belgium, July 14, 2020. Manneken-Pis, the symbol of Brussels folklore, gets costumes at major events. He wore a suit with beret and baguette on Tuesday to commemorate the French national day which falls on July 14 every year. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

People work at the site of a crude oil pipeline fire in Cairo, Egypt, on July 14, 2020. A dozen of people were injured on Tuesday in a crude oil pipeline fire in the Egyptian capital Cairo, Egyptian Health Ministry said. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

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