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Xinhua Photos of the Day (July 14)

14 Jul 2020, 16:30 GMT+10

BEIJING, July 14 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.

Photo taken on July 13, 2020 shows a pavilion submerged in the Yangtze River due to the rising water level in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province. The water level of Yangtze River in Hankou of Wuhan declined from the previous peak of 28.77 meters to 28.74 meters on Monday afternoon. (Xinhua/Xiao Yijiu)

Crew members wave goodbye as China's space tracking ship Yuanwang-6 departs from a port in east China's Jiangsu Province, July 13, 2020. China's space tracking ship Yuanwang-6 departed from a port in east China's Jiangsu Province Monday for multiple spacecraft monitoring missions. Yuanwang-6, the third-generation Yuanwang space tracking ship, will carry out missions in the Pacific Ocean, the Indian Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean. It will complete a one-way voyage of more than 10,000 nautical miles and operate at sea for 100 days. (Photo by Ni Dongliang/Xinhua)

Residents of the Jiangxinzhou islet take a ferry on the Yangtze River to safe locations in Jiujiang, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 12, 2020. Located in the Yangtze River, the Jiangxinzhou islet is at stake of being flooded as the river's water level has been rising in recent days. In order to safeguard lives and properties of the residents, the local government transferred some residents to safe places. (Xinhua/Peng Zhaozhi)

Li Qunqun has dinner on the mud road near a loader in Poyang County, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 10, 2020. Li Qunqun, born in 1993 and a former armed police soldier, had been operating a loader at the breached Wenguidao embankment of Poyang County for 12 hours. From 8:00 am to 8:00 pm on July 10, he had been working in his narrow operator cabin, only accompanied by lasting rainfalls and roaring of the engines. He is no stranger to such a tough working environment since he used to be a soldier ever taking part in many emergency tasks. He always feels obliged to rescue the lives and properties of people. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi)

A constructor works at the construction site of Zhengzhou South Railway Station in Zhengzhou, central China's Henan Province, July 13, 2020. (Xinhua/Li An)

Mourners leave the City Hall after attending the funeral of late Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon in Seoul, South Korea, on July 13, 2020. The funeral for late Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon was held on Monday. The 64-year-old mayor was found dead in the woods of Mount Bugak near his residence around midnight of July 10 local time. (Photo by Lee Sang-ho/Xinhua)

A Kazakh national flag flies at half-staff to mourn COVID-19 victims at the Atameken Ethno-Memorial in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, July 13, 2020. Kazakhstan on Monday mourned citizens who died of COVID-19 on a day of national mourning. At 12 p.m. local time (0600 GMT), the country observed a minute of silence to pay tribute to COVID-19 victims. Flags of the central and local governments and foreign diplomatic missions flew at half-mast to mourn the victims. Television channels suspended the broadcasting of entertainment programs while websites of news outlets turned black and white. (Photo by Kalizhan Ospanov/Xinhua)

A worker sprays insecticide outside a student dormitory to fight against dengue fever in Singapore, on July 13, 2020. (Xinhua/Then Chih Wey)

A man herds at the summer meadow in Tekes County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, June 30, 2020. (Xinhua/Wang Fei)

A musician performs at Central Park in New York, the United States, on July 13, 2020. Global confirmed COVID-19 cases topped 13 million on Monday, reaching 13,006,764 as of 4:34 p.m. local time (2034 GMT), according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The United States suffered the most from the pandemic, with 3,346,246 cases and 135,477 fatalities. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)■

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