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Xinhua Photos of the Day (Dec. 4)

Xinhua
04 Dec 2020, 16:44 GMT+10

BEIJING, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.

This simulated image shows Chang'e-5 spacecraft blasting off from the lunar surface. The Chinese spacecraft carrying the country's first lunar samples blasted off from the moon late Thursday, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) announced. This represented the first-ever Chinese spacecraft to take off from an extraterrestrial body. (CNSA/Handout via Xinhua)

Workers stir sour soup, a traditional food made from fresh chilies, tomatoes and gingers, in fermentation at a food processing plant in Majiang County of Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Guizhou Province, Dec. 3, 2020. The sour soup brewing has become an important industry in Guizhou Province, providing lots of job opportunities to local residents. (Photo by Yang Wukui/Xinhua)

Aerial photo taken on Dec. 2, 2020 shows cloud scenery at Wuyishan National Park, southeast China's Fujian Province. (Xinhua/Jiang Kehong)

Photo taken on Dec. 3, 2020 shows programmable transforming toy robots displayed at the China (Foshan) International Intelligent Robot Expo 2020 in Foshan, south China's Guangdong Province. The exhibition, sponsored by the China Institute of Electronics, kicked off here Thursday. Top robot manufacturers from home and abroad showcase their latest products and technologies during the gala. (Xinhua/Deng Hua)

Aerial photo taken on Dec. 3, 2020 shows a view of the Mahuangliang Loess Geopark after snow in Yulin City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province. (Xinhua/Tao Ming)

Rescue workers enter the flooded coal mine shaft in Leiyang, central China's Hunan Province, Dec. 3, 2020. Dozens of rescue workers entered a flooded coal mine shaft in central China's Hunan Province Thursday to search for 13 trapped miners. The new-stage rescue came after four days of pumping water out of the flooded Yuanjiangshan coal mine in the city of Leiyang, creating space for the rescue workers to launch the underground rescue operation, according to the local rescue headquarters. (Xinhua/Chen Sihan)

Aerial photo taken on Dec. 3, 2020 shows the panoramic view of Xiangjiang River grand bridge after completion of its main structure in southwest China's Guizhou Province. The main structure of the bridge, which is part of the Zunyi-Yuqing highway, was completed on Thursday. The bridge has a length of over 1,700 meters and a main span of 560 meters. (Xinhua/Liu Xu)

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaks at a UN General Assembly special session in response to the COVID-19 pandemic at the UN headquarters in New York, on Dec. 3, 2020. Guterres on Thursday called for global solidarity and a sense of urgency to confront COVID-19. (Eskinder Debebe/UN Photo/Handout via Xinhua)

Refrigerated trailers storing bodies of COVID-19 victims are seen at the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal in Brooklyn, New York, the United States, on Dec. 3, 2020. The number of COVID-19 cases in the United States surpassed 14 million on Thursday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Xinhua)

People with disabilities are pictured at the Nepal Disabled Association in Kathmandu, Nepal, Dec. 3, 2020. The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is observed annually on Dec. 3. (Photo by Sulav Shrestha/Xinhua)

Players of Indonesia Amputee Football (INAF) take part in a charity event for athletes with disabilities to commemorate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities in Jakarta, Indonesia, Dec. 3, 2020. (Xinhua/Zulkarnain)

A man wearing a face mask walks on a street in Tonekabon, Iran, Dec. 3, 2020. Iran reported on Thursday 13,922 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally of infections in the country to 1,003,494. (Photo by Ahmad Halabisaz/Xinhua)■

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