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Xinhua Photos of the Day (Sept. 16)

16 Sep 2020, 12:51 GMT+10

BEIJING, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24 hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.

Nine satellites, belonging to the Jilin-1 Gaofen 03-1 group, are launched by a Long March-11 carrier rocket at the Yellow Sea, on Sept. 15, 2020. China successfully sent nine satellites into planned orbit at the Yellow Sea Tuesday. (Xinhua/Cai Yang)

Photo taken on Sept. 15, 2020 shows the signing ceremony of normalization agreements between the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain with Israel at the White House in Washington, D.C., the United States. Israel signed agreements to normalize diplomatic ties with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain at the White House on Tuesday. (Photo by Ting Shen/Xinhua)

Zhou Jingjing of Hainan, Liu Jingyi of Zhejiang, Gao Miao of Liaoning and Ren Shimei of Sichuan(From L to R) compete during Women's 100m Hurdles race of heptathlon on Day 1 of the 2020 Chinese National Athletics Championships in Shaoxing, east China's Zhejiang Province, Sept. 15, 2020. (Xinhua/Wang Lili)

Aerial photo taken on Sept. 15, 2020 shows the scenery of Gahai Lake in Luqu County of Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Gannan, northwest China's Gansu Province.The area of Gahai Lake has been expanding in recent years due to plentiful rainfall and the improving ecological environment. (Xinhua/Zhang Zhimin)

Photo taken on Sept. 15, 2020 shows Russia's new COVID-19 vaccine named "Sputnik V" during the phase-3 clinical trials in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Alexander Zemlianichenko Jr/Xinhua)

A worker removes the burnt decoration materials of a building under construction in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, Sept. 15, 2020.

A massive fire erupted on Tuesday morning in a building in Beirut's downtown, al-Jadeed local TV channel reported. No casualties were reported. (Xinhua/Bilal Jawich)

A pedestrian walks past a street in Suzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, Sept. 15, 2020. (Photo by Hang Xingwei/Xinhua)

Local organizing officers watch the AFC Asian Champions League group B football match between Shabab Al Ahli of United Arab Emirates and Shahr Khodrou of Iran at Al Janoub Stadium in Doha, Capital of Qatar, Sept. 14, 2020. Shabab Al Ahli won 1-0. (Photo by Nikku/Xinhua)

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi (C) is discharged from the San Raffaele hospital in Milan, Italy, on Sept. 14, 2020. Silvio Berlusconi was sent home to complete his recovery on Monday, nearly two weeks after first testing positive for COVID-19. (Xinhua)

A resident walks near Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong, south China, Sept. 15, 2020. The number of new local infections of the COVID-19 dropped to zero for the first time since early July. (Xinhua/Li Gang)

Aerial photo shows cars at the Ningde base of SAIC Motor Corporation Ltd. in Ningde, southeast China's Fujian Province, Sept. 15, 2020.

Fujian pushed forward supply-side reform in recent years and carried out preferential tax policies to help enterprises promote high-quality development and industrial upgrades. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

A calf eats food at the calf breeding area of the Musha Ranch in Zhongwei, northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, Sept. 14, 2020.

Zhongwei, a city located near the Tengger Desert, had been inflicted by sand and wind in history. For years, the city has been searching for a method to harness and utilize the desert. Over the past seven years, the Musha Ranch in Zhongwei successfully transformed nearly 10,000 mu (about 666.67 hectares) of desert into a corn planting base through breeding cows. The ranch on the one hand takes good advantage of the dry climate in the desert where infectious diseases for cows rarely occur and on the other hand uses cow dung to manure the desert to make it arable.

Currently, a total of 17,000 cows are being raised in the ranch that provides job opportunities to more than 1,700 people from neighboring villages. (Xinhua/Wang Peng)

A woman walks on the beach in Crosby, Britain, on Sept. 14, 2020.

In order to curb the rise in coronavirus cases, tough new limits on social gatherings came into force in Britain on Monday, meaning that in most regions, it is now illegal for groups of more than six to meet up. The "rule of six" kicked off at midnight across England, Wales and Scotland in the latest push to curb the recent surge in coronavirus infections. (Photo by Jon Super/Xinhua)

Aerial photo shows the construction site of the south main tower of Quanzhou Bay cross-sea bridge of the Fuzhou-Xiamen high-speed railway in southeast China's Fujian Province, Sept. 15, 2020.

The main structure of the south main tower of Quanzhou Bay cross-sea bridge has been completed on Tuesday. The 20-km-long bridge is a part of the Fuzhou-Xiamen high-speed railway that is designed to come on stream in 2022. (Xinhua/Lin Shanchuan)■

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