BEIJING, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.
A woman walks past the Waves of Flags display at Pepperdine University in Malibu, the United States, Sept. 11, 2020. The Waves of Flags display commemorating the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks is not open to the public this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Xinhua)
People are silhouetted against sunrise inside the Empty Sky memorial at Liberty State Park in Jersey City of New Jersey, the United States, Sept. 11, 2020. People on Friday commemorated the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, which left nearly 3,000 killed or missing, and were the largest terrorist attacks on U.S. soil in history. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)
A woman passes a graffito reminding people to wear masks on a street in Tlaxcala, Mexico, Sept. 10, 2020. The total number of the COVID-19 confirmed cases in Mexico reached 652,364, according to Mexico's Health Ministry. (Photo by Jesus Alvarado/Xinhua)
Britain's International Trade Secretary Liz Truss (3rd L) holds a video conference with Japan's Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi (on the screen) in London, Britain, Sept. 11, 2020. Britain and Japan on Friday secured a free trade agreement, which is Britain's first major trade deal as an independent trading nation after Brexit, the British government said Friday. (Andrew Parsons/10 Downing Street/Handout via Xinhua)
A man wearing a face mask looks at a Pepper robot at SoftBank Robotics in Paris, France, Sept. 10, 2020.
With a new feature, Pepper robot can detect whether people are wearing face masks and if not, instructs them to wear. (Photo by Aurelien Morissard/Xinhua)
Yao Tao is on his way to work in Nanchang, east China's Jiangxi Province, Sept. 9, 2020.
Yao Tao, 36, can only walk on his knees because of dysplasia of bone at birth. However, He was optimistic by nature and chose to apply for the job and became a real estate agent. Although he needs to climb many stairs while showing clients around, he still enjoys his work. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi)
A visitor watches the comic exhibition on the opening day of the Brussels Comic Strip Festival at the Gare Maritime of Tour & Taxis in Brussels, Belgium, Sept. 11, 2020. With the impact of the COVID-19, the number of exhibitors and visitors declined this year at the festival. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)
Archeologists excavate bones of mammoth skeletons found at the construction site of the new Felipe Angeles International Airport in Mexico City, Mexico, Sept. 10, 2020. (Photo by Ricardo Flores/Xinhua)
Photo taken with mobile phone on Sept. 11, 2020 shows a tornado ripping through the sea off Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province. (Photo by Liu Xiaodong/Xinhua)
Aerial photo taken on Sept. 10, 2020 shows the view of the Yellow River in Yanchuan County, northwest China's Shaanxi Province. (Xinhua/Shao Rui)
Tourists take photos of the Hukou Waterfall on the Yellow River at a scenic spot in Yichuan County, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Sept. 11, 2020. (Xinhua/Shao Rui)