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Xinhua Photos of the Day (Oct. 14)

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14 Oct 2020, 17:05 GMT+10

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

An elderly woman interacts with a medical worker at Longhui-weiyuan hospital in Longhui County, central China's Hunan Province, Oct. 12, 2020. The hospital set up the geriatric unit in 2010, which provides nursing, rehabilitation, entertainment and food services to elderly residents. (Xinhua/Cai Yang)

New Zealand Prime Minister and Labour Party leader Jacinda Ardern makes a selfie with her supporters during an election campaign held in Hamilton, New Zealand, Oct. 12, 2020. The election day of the 2020 General Election and referendums will fall on Oct. 17. (Photo by Zhu Xi/Xinhua)

Photo taken on Oct. 12, 2020 shows the building of the Roosevelt Hotel in New York, the United States. The historic Roosevelt Hotel in Manhattan will close due to financial losses caused by the pandemic, local media reported. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis (R) meets with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Athens, Greece, on Oct. 13, 2020. Kyriakos Mitsotakis reiterated on Tuesday Greece's dismay at Turkey's stance amidst efforts to de-escalate tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean, during a meeting with visiting German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas. (Xinhua/Marios Lolos)

Runners compete during the Vienna City Marathon (VCM) Tribute to Eliud - Vienna Race, Vienna, Austria, Oct. 12, 2020. Marathon world record holder Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya became the first person to run the 42.2km marathon distance in under two hours, doing so in Vienna in one hour 59 minutes 40 seconds on Oct.12, 2019. VCM held an event this year to celebrate its first anniversary. (Xinhua/Guo Chen)

Photo taken on Oct. 13, 2020 shows ships at Xingang port in Haikou, south China's Hainan Province. The southern Chinese province of Hainan has ordered the suspension of all ferry services in the Qiongzhou Strait starting Tuesday, as the 16th typhoon of the year barrels toward land. (Xinhua/Pu Xiaoxu)

Photo taken on Oct. 13, 2020 shows the Shenhai Yihao (DeepSea No. 1) at a port in Shenzhen, south China's Guangdong Province. The manned submersible Jiaolong, its mothership Shenhai Yihao (DeepSea No. 1), and dredging vessel Tian Kun Hao will be displayed during the China Marine Economy Expo (CMEE). (Xinhua/Mao Siqian)

Aerial photo taken on Oct. 13, 2020 shows an inundated area in central Vietnam's Quang Tri. Downpours and consequent flooding among other natural disasters in Vietnam have left 28 people dead and 12 others missing in its central area and the Central Highlands over the past few days, the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control said Tuesday. (VNA via Xinhua)

International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief economist Gita Gopinath speaks at a virtual press briefing in Washington D.C., the United States, Oct. 13, 2020. The IMF on Tuesday projected the global economy to contract by 4.4 percent in 2020, 0.8 percentage point above the June forecast, according to its latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) report. China is expected to grow by 1.9 percent, the only major economy that could see growth this year. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Aerial photo taken on Oct. 12, 2020 shows the autumn scenery of Daqinggou national reserve in Horqin Left Wing Rear Banner of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Liu Yide)

Aerial photo taken on Oct. 13, 2020 shows farmers harvesting rice in Lingtou Village in Tangshan, north China's Hebei Province. (Xinhua/Mu Yu)■

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