BEIJING, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.
People salute as helicopters with Chinese national flag fly over the Huangpu River to celebrate the 71st anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China in Shanghai, east China, Oct. 1, 2020. (Xinhua/Chen Fei)
Indian President Ram Nath Kovind pays floral tribute to commemorate the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat, the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi in New Delhi, India, Oct. 2, 2020. The 151st birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, India's "Father of the Nation," was celebrated on Friday. (Photo by Partha Sarkar/Xinhua)
Hilary Gbedemah (on the screens), chair of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women, addresses a high-level meeting on the 25th Anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women at the United Nations headquarters in New York, Oct. 1, 2020. (Eskinder Debebe/UN Photo/Handout via Xinhua)
Crew of Austrian Airlines' first resumed passenger flight to Shanghai pose for a group photo at the Vienna International Airport in Schwechat, Austria, on Oct. 2, 2020. Austrian Airlines resumed passenger flights to Shanghai on Friday, which were suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by Georges Schneider/Xinhua)
Aerial photo taken on Sept. 30, 2020 shows a view of the Urumqi Economic and Technological Development Zone in Toutunhe District of Urumqi in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Hu Huhu)
Kids have fun in an ancient block in Hanoi, Vietnam, Oct. 1, 2020. A traditional Vietnamese Mid-Autumn Festival, celebrated on the eighth lunar month's full moon night, involves the customs of moon contemplating, procession of star and moon-shaped lanterns, lion dance, as well as holding parties with moon cakes and fruits amid the cool weather of autumn.
Parents were busy during the harvest, so the holiday after that was a chance to spend time with their children. Over the years, it had been widely recognized as a festive event for kids across the Southeast Asian country. (Xinhua/Jiang Shengxiong)
A child views flowers in a ranch in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 2, 2020. (Xinhua/Ren Chao)
Children drive kartings at a shopping mall in Yubei District of Chongqing Municipality, southwest China, Oct. 2, 2020. (Xinhua/Wang Quanchao)
A farmer harvests rice in a paddy field in Shangde Village of Minqing County, southeast China's Fujian Province, Oct. 2, 2020. Recently, rice in Minqing County ushered in harvest season. Many migrant workers returned to their hometown during the National Day holiday to harvest crops. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)
A boy displays freshly picked dates during the annual harvest season in Dahshour village in Giza, Egypt, Oct. 2, 2020. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)
A reader reads a book at the Yunnan Provincial Library in Kunming, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Oct. 2, 2020. (Xinhua/Chen Xinbo)
Aerial photo taken on Oct. 2, 2020 shows a medical worker wearing protective suit performs morning exercise with the COVID-19 asymptomatic patients on rooftop of a hotel functioned as isolation shelter in Tangerang, Banten, Indonesia. The COVID-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 4,317 within one day to 295,499, with the death toll adding by 116 to 10,972, the Health Ministry said on Friday. (Photo by Arya Manggala/Xinhua)
Zhang Yifan of Hebei team competes during the women's 200m butterfly final at the 2020 Chinese National Swimming Championships in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, Oct. 2, 2020. (Xinhua/Tao Xiyi)
A worker of China Construction Eighth Engineering Division Corp. Ltd. welds components at the construction site of Qinghai International Convention and Exhibition Center in Xining, northwest China's Qinghai Province, Oct. 2, 2020. (Xinhua/Wu Gang)■