BEIJING, Oct. 18 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.
A woman takes part in a protest in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, on Oct. 17, 2020. (Xinhua/Bilal Jawich)
A contestant participates in a shuttlecock competition in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 17, 2020. (Xinhua/Ju Huanzong)
People pose for a photo at the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) government headquarters during an open-day activity in Macao, south China, Oct. 17, 2020. (Xinhua/Cheong Kam Ka)
Villagers display traditional costumes at the Danzhai Wanda Town in Danzhai County, Qiangdongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Guizhou Province, Oct. 17, 2020.
On weekends and holidays, many local villagers of Miao ethnic group gather at the Danzhai Wanda Town scenic spot to show visitors different branches of traditional Miao style costumes. (Xinhua/Yang Ying)
Aerial photo taken on Oct. 17, 2020 shows a villager drying grains in Matian Village of Zuoquan County, north China's Shanxi Province. (Xinhua/Cao Yang)
Labor Party leader Jacinda Ardern, the incumbent prime minster, addresses Election Night 2020 in Auckland, New Zealand, Oct. 17, 2020.
The ongoing New Zealand election vote counts showed the ruling Labor Party won a landslide victory on Saturday, with Jacinda Ardern set to serve a second term as prime minister, preliminary results showed. (Photo by Zhao Gang/Xinhua)
Zhang Yuning (2nd L) of Beijing Guoan vies during the 15th round match between Shandong Luneng and Beijing Guoan at 2020 season Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) Suzhou Division in Suzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, Oct. 17, 2020. (Xinhua/Ji Chunpeng)
Aerial photo taken on Oct. 17, 2020 shows a cotton harvesting machine working in a field in Manas County, Hui Autonomous Prefecture of Changji, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Ding Lei)
Aerial photo shows the ruins of the Great Wall built in the Qin (221 BC to 206 BC) and Han (206 BC to 220 AD) dynasties, in Urad Front Banner in Bayannur, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Oct. 16, 2020. (Xinhua/Peng Yuan)
A child cries on the outskirts of Tehran, Iran, on Oct. 17, 2020. (Photo by Ahmad Halabisaz/Xinhua)
Students wearing face masks gather during an event at a school in Cairo, Egypt, Oct. 17, 2020.
Egypt officially reopened on Saturday tens of thousands of schools for millions of students across the country to start the new academic year while implementing precautionary measures against the COVID-19. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)
Tourists take selfies at a canyon in the Taihang Mountains in Shexian County, north China's Hebei Province, Oct. 17, 2020. (Xinhua/Wang Xiao)
A dancer performs during a classical dance competition in Luoyang, central China's Henan Province, Oct. 16, 2020. (Xinhua/Li Jianan)■