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Xinhua Photos of the Day (Jan. 5)

05 Jan 2021, 13:44 GMT+10

BEIJING, Jan. 5 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.

A medical worker inoculates a recipient with a COVID-19 vaccine at a hospital in Jinan of east China's Shandong Province, Jan. 4, 2021. A total of 217,158 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to key groups with higher risks of infection in east China's Shandong Province, authorities said on Monday. (Xinhua/Guo Xulei)

Experts and scholars inspect China's Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST) under maintenance in southwest China's Guizhou Province, Jan. 11, 2020. China's FAST, the world's largest single-dish radio telescope, will be available for global service from April 1. (Xinhua/Liu Xu)

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi waves a gavel during the first session of the 117th U.S. Congress in the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., the United States, Jan. 3, 2021. Democratic Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi of California was reelected on Sunday as speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, where her party has a narrow majority. (Bill O'Leary/Pool via Xinhua)

File photo taken on Sept. 8, 2020 shows a vehicle carrying messages of "Don't Extradite Assange" driving past Houses of Parliament in London, Britain. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange cannot be extradited to the United States "because of concerns over his mental health," a court in London ruled Monday. (Xinhua/Han Yan)

Israeli soldiers and members of Israeli border police block Palestinians trying to reach their lands confiscated by Israeli authorities, during a protest in the town of Halhul, north of the West Bank city of Hebron, on Jan. 4, 2021. (Photo by Mamoun Wazwaz/Xinhua)

A farmer works at chilli plantation as Mount Sinabung spews volcanic materials at Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia. Jan. 4, 2021. (Photo by Sarianto Sembiring/Xinhua)

Aerial photo taken on Jan. 1, 2021 shows the Three Gorges Dam in central China's Hubei Province. The Three Gorges Hydroelectric Power Station on China's Yangtze River has generated 111.8 billion kWh in 2020, a new world record. (Photo by Xiang Hongmei/Xinhua)

Aerial photo taken on Jan. 4, 2021 shows a view of the Harbin Ice-Snow World in Harbin, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Jan. 4, 2021. (Xinhua/Wang Jianwei)

Palestinians enjoy their time during sunset at the seaside in Gaza City, Jan. 4, 2021. (Photo by Rizek Abdeljawad/Xinhua)

A flock of starlings fly near southern Israeli city of Beer Sheva on Jan. 3, 2021. During January and February, hundreds of thousands of starlings gathered in huge clouds above fields and woodlands here, wheeling, turning and swooping in unison. (Photo by Gil Cohen Magen/Xinhua)

Black-necked cranes rest at a reservoir in Lhunzhub County, Lhasa, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Jan. 3, 2021. Black-necked cranes are often seen foraging and resting in the river valleys of Lhunzhub in winter. (Xinhua/Sun Fei)■

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