BEIJING, Nov. 1 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.
China's C919 jet performs in an air show during the 2020 Nanchang Flight Convention at Yaohu Airport in Nanchang, capital of east China's Jiangxi Province, Oct. 31, 2020.
The C919, China's first home-developed trunk jetliner, conducted a successful maiden flight in 2017. The aircraft has begun intensive test flights from various airports to ensure it meets all airworthiness standards. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi)
A water salute ceremony is held to welcome a Lufthansa aircraft (L) and an EasyJet aircraft, the first flights to arrive at the newly-opened Berlin Brandenburg Airport in Schoenefeld, Germany, on Oct. 31, 2020. (Thomas Trutschel/photothek/Handout via Xinhua)
Constructors work at a comprehensive project for floods control at Cijing section of Jialing River, southwest China's Chongqing, Oct. 31, 2020. (Xinhua/Huang Wei)
A worker walks past wind turbine blades to be loaded on cargo ships at a harbor in Lianyungang, east China's Jiangsu Province, Oct. 31, 2020.
China's manufacturing and service sector activities stood above expansion territory for eight straight months as economic recovery continued apace amid the government's pro-growth measures. The manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI) came in at 51.4 in October, slightly down from 51.5 in September but above market expectation of 51.3, according to data released Saturday by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). (Photo by Wang Chun/Xinhua)
Workers carry baskets of silkworm cocoons at a silk factory in Qianjiang District of Chongqing, southwest China, Oct. 31, 2020. (Photo by Yang Min/Xinhua)
Rescuers work at a site of a collapsed building after an earthquake in Izmir province, Turkey, on Oct. 31, 2020.
Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Saturday that the death toll in the strong earthquake that hit Turkey's western province of Izmir has increased to 35. (Xinhua)
People dine in outdoor enclosures at Fulton Market district in Chicago, Illinois, the United States, on Oct. 30, 2020.
With daily COVID-19 infections hitting records for days in a row in the U.S. Midwest state of Illinois, Governor J. B. Pritzker on Tuesday ordered Chicago's bars and restaurants to stop indoor service beginning Friday. Outdoor service is allowed but must end at 11 p.m. (Photo by Joel Lerner/Xinhua)
People rest on the embankment of the river Ljubljanica amid the COVID-19 pandemic in Ljubljana, Slovenia, Oct. 30, 2020.
The government of Slovenia on Friday extended key restrictive measures designed to curb the spread of coronavirus. Store closures and the six-person ceiling for gatherings have been extended by a week. The mandatory use of face masks in indoor and outdoor public spaces and obligation to use hand sanitizers have been extended by two weeks. (Photo by Zeljko Stevanic/Xinhua)
Syrians launch pink balloons in the air while taking part in an activity to raise awareness of breast cancer in Damascus, Syria, on Oct. 30, 2020. (Photo by Ammar Safarjalani/Xinhua)
A woman dresses up for Halloween activity at a community in Johannesburg, South Africa, Oct. 31, 2020. (Xinhua/Chen Cheng)
Aerial photo taken on Oct. 31, 2020 shows tourists visiting an exhibition of flowers and plants at Hedong Park in Liuzhou, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. (Photo by Li Hanchi/Xinhua)
Mountains are seen in Chindu County, Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, northwest China's Qinghai Province, Oct. 29, 2020.
Sanjiangyuan region, or the sources of three rivers, namely the Yangtze River, Yellow River, and Lancang (Mekong) River, has seen its ecological environment improved a lot and wild animals increased obviously in recent years through the efforts of local government. (Xinhua/Zhang Long)