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Xinhua Photos of the Day (July 12)

12 Jul 2020, 17:30 GMT+10

BEIJING, July 12 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.

Soldiers of the Chinese People's Armed Police Force carry emergency supplies for dyke reinforcement at Jiangjialing Village in Poyang County, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 11, 2020. Jiangxi Province on Saturday upgraded its emergency response for flood control from level II to level I. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi)

People visit the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto, Canada, on July 11, 2020. After a 4-month shutdown, the Royal Ontario Museum reopened to the public starting on Saturday, with visitors required to wear face masks or face coverings. (Photo by Zou Zheng/Xinhua)

Aerial photo taken on July 11, 2020 shows the Rongjiang River in spate in Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. The county was hit by heavy rainfall on July 10-11. (Xinhua/Zhang Ailin)

Players of FC Noah celebrate during the awarding ceremony after the final match of the Vbet Armenian Cup 2019/20 between FC Noah and FC Ararat in Yerevan, Armenia, on July 10, 2020. FC Noah claimed the title of the event after beating FC Ararat. (Photo by Gevorg Ghazaryan/Xinhua)

Guo Zhongping (R) guides his apprentice Si Peng in making iron pots in Jincheng, north China's Shanxi Province, July 10, 2020. The traditional way of making Jincheng iron pots includes dozes of procedures. Guo Zhongping, 52, is a craftsman of making iron pots and is mainly responsible for casting. (Xinhua/Chai Ting)

Xuelong 2, or Snow Dragon 2, China's first domestically built polar icebreaker, moors at a port in Shanghai for a Maritime Day theme activity on July 11, 2020. July 11 marks the Maritime Day of China. (Xinhua/Zhang Jiansong)

People wearing face masks visit the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow, Russia, on July 10, 2020. The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts on Friday reopened for public after closing due to coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Alexander Zemlianichenko Jr/Xinhu)

Rescuers transfer stranded people by boat in Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, July 11, 2020. (Xinhua/Huang Xiaobang)

Members of Surya Kirana dance group wearing face shields practice Javanese traditional dance amid the COVID-19 outbreak at Desa Seni in Beautiful Indonesia Miniature Park (TMII), Jakarta, Indonesia, July 11, 2020. Members of the dance group held weekly practice following health protocol after the TMII reopened for public. (Xinhua/Agung Kuncahya B.)

Children walk with a policeman at a community under lockdown amid COVID-19 pandemic in Jerusalem July 10, 2020. (Photo by Gil Cohen Magen/Xinhua)

Aerial photo taken on July 10, 2020 shows the under-construction Qingtongxia-Zhongwei section of the Wuhai-Maqin highway crossing the Baotou-Lanzhou Railway, China's first desert railway, in Zhongwei City, northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. The 122.9-kilometer-long Qingtongxia-Zhongwei section of the Wuhai-Maqin highway is under construction, of which an 18-kilometer-long section going through the Tengger Desert is the first desert highway in Ningxia and is expected to be finished in 2021. (Xinhua/Feng Kaihua)

Supporters of the Social Democratic Union of Macedonia attend an election rally in Skopje, North Macedonia, on July 10, 2020. Early parliamentary elections in North Macedonia are scheduled to be held on July 15. (Photo by Tomislav Georgiev/Xinhua)

Aerial photo taken on July 8, 2020 shows the sunset scenery at the Puzhehei national wetland park in Qiubei County of southwest China's Yunnan Province. (Xinhua/Hu Chao)

Ty Lawson (2nd R) of Fujian Sturgeons goes for a basket during a match between Fujian Sturgeons and Guangzhou Loong Lions at the 2019-2020 Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, July 11, 2020. (Xinhua/Zhu Zheng)

An adult blue-tailed bee-eater feeds the nestling in the lower reaches of the Wuyuan River in Haikou, south China's Hainan Province, July 11, 2020. (Xinhua/Yang Guanyu)■

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