BEIJING, Nov. 20 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.
A man walks at the Times Square in New York, the United States, Nov. 18, 2020. U.S. COVID-19 deaths surpassed 250,000 on Wednesday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., the United States, Nov. 18, 2020. U.S. House Democrats on Wednesday nominated Speaker Nancy Pelosi to remain atop the party in the lower chamber of the U.S. Congress for two more years. (Photo by Ting Shen/Xinhua)
Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani (2nd R, front) and visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan (1st R, front) inspect the honor guard in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Nov. 19, 2020. The visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said here on Thursday that Pakistan supports an inclusive peace process in Afghanistan and will make all its efforts for peace in Afghanistan. (Mohammad Ismail/Pool via Xinhua)
A man walks on a bridge covered in debris due to floods triggered by Typhoon Vamco in Marikina City, the Philippines on Nov. 19, 2020. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)
Workers install a Christmas tree at the Grand Place of Brussels, Belgium, Nov. 19, 2020. This year's Christmas tree is 18m high, and will be decorated in the theme of 'renewal'. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)
Children wash themselves with clean water days after floods triggered by Typhoon Vamco in Marikina City, the Philippines on Nov. 19, 2020. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)
Vice chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference Leung Chun-ying and Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Carrie Lam attend the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Conference, in south China's Hong Kong, Nov. 18, 2020. (Xinhua/Wu Xiaochu)
Photo taken on Nov. 19, 2020 shows a special session "Global Value Chain: New Development Dynamic" during APEC China CEO Forum 2020 in Beijing, capital of China. (Xinhua/Chen Yehua)
Visitors learn about an autonomous aircraft on display at an exhibition during the "China 5G + Industrial Internet Conference" in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, Nov. 19, 2020. A national conference on 5G and the industrial internet opened Thursday in the city of Wuhan. (Xinhua/Cheng Min)
A visitor experiences VR surfing at an exhibition area of the Hainan World Leisure Tourism Expo 2020 in Haikou, south China's Hainan Province, Nov. 19, 2020.
The expo opened here on Thursday, with an exhibition area of 20,000 square meters. (Xinhua/Guo Cheng)
Photo taken on June 2, 2020 shows pupils having class at the Beilin Primary School built with supports from Guangdong Province in the Rongshui Miao Autonomous County in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Nov. 20 is the World Children's Day. Amid its anti-poverty campaign in recent years, Guangxi has walked the extra mile to ensure children in poverty-stricken areas to enjoy better life and education. (Xinhua/Huang Xiaobang)
Aerial photo taken on Nov. 19, 2020 shows the snow view of Jinshanling Great Wall in Luanping County, north China's Hebei Province. (Photo by Zhou Wanping/Xinhua)
A pedestrian watches tree icicles in Changchun, northeast China's Jilin Province, Nov. 19, 2020. (Xinhua/Yan Linyun)■