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Xinhua Photos of the Day (Jan. 9)

09 Jan 2021, 13:44 GMT+10

BEIJING, Jan. 9 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.

A dispatcher works at the Xilinhot station in Xilinhot of Xilingol League, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Jan. 8, 2021. The dispatchers here spent up to seven hours working outdoors in the cold weather, with the lowest temperature reaching minus 30 degrees Celsius. They regrouped the carriages and sent them to their destinations to ensure the smooth operation of trains in winter. (Xinhua/Peng Yuan)

Staff workers install facilities at the Huoyan laboratory in a tennis court in Shijiazhuang, north China's Hebei Province, Jan. 8, 2021. The Huoyan, or Fire Eye laboratory, will have a maximum daily nucleic acid testing capability of 1,000,000 samples after completion. (Xinhua/Yang Shiyao)

Aerial photo taken on Jan. 8, 2021 shows boats trapped in ice in the shallow waters of Sanggou Bay in Rongcheng, east China's Shandong Province. (Photo by Li Xinjun/Xinhua)

Aerial photo taken on Jan. 8, 2021 shows the winter scenery near Tongmu Pass in Wuyishan National Park, southeast China's Fujian Province. (Xinhua/Jiang Kehong)

A visitor views a photo exhibited at a wildlife photography exhibition at Jilin Province Library in Changchun, northeast China's Jilin Province, Jan. 8, 2021. The wildlife photography exhibition kicked off at Jilin Province Library Friday. (Xinhua/Xu Chang)

Aerial photo taken on Jan. 8, 2021 shows the flowing ice on the Jinan reach of the Yellow River in Jinan, east China's Shandong Province. Sustained low temperature has recently sped up the freezing-up of the Yellow River's Shandong reach. (Xinhua/Wang Kai)

A worker makes Chinese knots in Honghua Town of Tancheng County, east China's Shandong Province, Jan. 7, 2021. Chinese knot-making is a traditional industry in Honghua Town. Over 600 categories of Chinese knots made here are popular in domestic markets. (Photo by Zhang Chunlei/Xinhua)

A pedestrian wearing a face mask passes by an electronic board showing the stock indexes in Tokyo, Japan, Jan. 8, 2021. Tokyo stocks closed sharply higher Friday, with the benchmark Nikkei stock index ending at its highest level in more than 30 years, as record closing highs on Wall Street overnight amid hopes for larger U.S. stimulus lifted investor sentiment. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

Brazilian Health Minister Eduardo Pazuello speaks during a press conference in Brasilia, Brazil, Jan. 7, 2021. Brazil has signed an agreement with the Butantan Institute of Sao Paulo to purchase 100 million doses of CoronaVac COVID-19 vaccines, developed by Chinese company Sinovac, Eduardo Pazuello said on Thursday. (Photo by Lucio Tavora/Xinhua)

A cordon is seen at Beirut Corniche in Beirut, Lebanon, Jan. 8, 2021. Lebanon reported on Friday a new record of 5,440 daily COVID-19 cases, raising the total number in the country to 210,139. (Xinhua/Bilal Jawich)

Israeli soldiers and members of Israeli border police hold their weapons during clashes with Palestinian protesters following a protest against the expansion of Jewish settlements in the West Bank village of Beit Dajan, east of Nablus, Jan. 8, 2021. (Photo by Ayman Nobani/Xinhua)

People walk in the snow in Humlebaek, Denmark, Jan. 6, 2021. Denmark sees the first snow of 2021 across the country on Jan. 6. (Photo by Anders Kongshaug/Xinhua)

Dinamo Minsk's head coach Craig Woodcroft (top) reacts during the 2020-2021 Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) ice hockey match between Dinamo Riga and Dinamo Minsk in Riga, Latvia, Jan. 7, 2021. (Photo by Edijs Palens/Xinhua)■

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