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Xinhua Photos of the Day (Nov. 21)

21 Nov 2020, 16:51 GMT+10

BEIJING, Nov. 21 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.

Actors perform during an acrobatic show in Sheyang County of Yancheng, east China's Jiangsu Province, Nov. 20, 2020. The show, which reappeared the legendary journey of Chinese merchants of the Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD) along the Silk Road, was presented during the 14th Red-crowned Crane Culture and Art Festival on Friday. (Xinhua/Yang Lei)

People enjoy themselves on Cultural Plaza after a cold wave in Changchun, northeast China's Jilin Province, Nov. 20, 2020. (Xinhua/Xu Chang)

Chen Meng of China serves during the women's singles quarterfinal match against Petrissa Solja of Germany at 2020 ITTF finals in Zhengzhou, capital of central China's Henan Province, Nov. 20, 2020. (Xinhua/Li An)

Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates after winning the singles group match against Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece at the ATP World Tour Finals 2020 in London, Britain, on Nov. 19, 2020. (Xinhua/Han Yan)

Buildings light up blue on the occasion of World Children's Day in the Straits Financial and Business Zone of Fuzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province, Nov. 20, 2020. Buildings and iconic monuments in some Chinese cities went blue on Friday to celebrate World Children's Day. World Children's Day is celebrated on November 20 each year to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children's welfare. (Xinhua/Wei Peiquan)

Medical clowns entertain a COVID-19 patient in the ward of Ziv Medical Center in northern Israeli city of Safed on Nov. 19, 2020. (Erez Ben Simon/JINI via Xinhua)

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen (front) speaks at a press conference following the EU leaders' videoconference in Brussels, Belgium, Nov. 19, 2020. The European Union leaders on Thursday held a regular video conference to coordinate actions against the pandemic. Apart from lifting restrictions, issues like forging a common approach to the use of rapid antigen tests and vaccinations were also discussed. (European Union/Handout via Xinhua)

Aerial photo taken on Nov. 19, 2020 shows containers piled in a bonded area of the Qinzhou Port in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. The Qinzhou Port saw its cargo throughput between January and October rise to 112 million tonnes, growing 15.4 percent year on year. Meanwhile, the port's container throughput grew 33.8 percent to reach 3.114 million TEUs (Twenty-foot Equivalent Units). (Xinhua/Zhang Ailin)

Members of the Presidential Guard wearing face masks perform the change of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Athens, Greece, on Nov. 19, 2020. As of Nov. 3, the use of protective face masks is mandatory indoors and outdoors across Greece. (Xinhua/Marios Lolos)

Aerial photo taken on Nov. 19, 2020 shows the view of Tiantishan Grottoes in Wuwei City, northwest China's Gansu Province. Tiantishan Grottoes are believed to be built as early as 1,600 years ago. (Xinhua/Du Zheyu)

A girl holds her little sister at a refugee camp in Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, on Nov. 20, 2020, World Children's Day. (Photo by Rahmatullah Alizadah/Xinhua)

A sanitation worker in personal protective equipment conducts disinfection on a subway train in Ankara, Turkey, Nov. 19, 2020. (Photo by Mustafa Kaya/Xinhua)

Aerial photo taken on Nov. 19, 2020 shows the Yaoshan-Luanchuan section of the expressway between Zhengzhou and Xixia in central China's Henan Province. The 80-kilometer expressway section winds through the Funiu Mountains, linking Yaoshan Town of Pingdingshan and Miaozi Town of Luoyang, which is expected to open to traffic by the end of 2020. (Xinhua/Hao Yuan)

Silver pheasants fly amid bamboos in Fengtian Village of Yong'an City, southeast China's Fujian Province, Nov. 19, 2020. (Xinhua/Peng Zhangqing)

Aerial photo taken on Nov. 20, 2020 shows a farmer working in a vegetable field at Paipo Village in Chengmai County, south China's Hainan Province. (Xinhua/Yang Guanyu)■

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