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World in Photos : Sept. 22, 2020

World in Photos : Sept. 22, 2020

World in Photos : Sept. 20, 2020

NEW YORK, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- A man takes part in a climate change protest in Times Square in New York, the United States, on Sept. 20, 2020.

Dragon dance to celebrate upcoming Chinese farmers harvest festival

CHONGQING, Sept. 19, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Dragon dance performers take part in a parade at the Tongliang District in southwest Chinas Chongqing, Sept. 19, 2020. Dragon dance performances and other folk activities were held Saturday to celebrate the upcoming Chinese farmers harvest festival which falls on the Autumn Equinox each year.

Pedestrian wearing mask walks by artwork in Sao Paolo

SAO PAULO, Sept. 19, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A pedestrian wearing a mask walks by Dutch artist Henk Hofstras artwork Eggcident amid COVID-19 outbreak in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Sept. 18, 2020.

Fireworks explosion over London Eye on New Year’s Eve in 2019

LONDON, Sept. 19, 2020 (Xinhua) -- File photo taken on Jan. 1, 2017 shows fireworks exploding over the London Eye on New Years Eve in London, Britain. London has decided to cancel its iconic New Years Eve fireworks this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the citys mayor Sadiq Khan said Friday.

People mourn death of US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 19, 2020 (Xinhua) -- People gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court mourning the passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Washington, D.C., the United States, Sept. 18, 2020. U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died, the Supreme Court said Friday. The second female justice on the U.S. highest court, Ginsburg, 87, was a legal pioneer advocating for gender equality.

Afghanistan: A-29 Super Tucano attack aircraft handed over in Kabul

KABUL, Sept. 18, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Sept. 17, 2020 shows an A-29 Super Tucano attack aircraft during the handover in Kabul, capital of Afghanistan. Afghan Air Force (AAF) received four A-29 Super Tucano attack aircraft from the United States on Thursday, authorities said.

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa listening to the latest report on the construction of Port City project in Colombo

COLOMBO, Sept. 18, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa (3rd R, front) and ministers listen to the latest report on the construction of the Port City project in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sept. 17, 2020. Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa Thursday called for the construction of a multi-billion-USD Port City project to be accelerated, saying it is a landmark in the island country and will be the main income generator for the future.Rajapaksa inspecting the Colombo Port City construction site, in the heart of capital Colombo, to mark the sixth anniversary since the project, jointly developed by the Sri Lankan government and Chinas CHEC Port City Colombo (Pvt) Ltd, was launched in 2014.

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaking to press after U.S. House condemned anti-Asian sentiment linked to COVID-19

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 18, 2020 (Xinhua) -- U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., the United States, on Sept. 17, 2020. The U.S. House on Thursday passed a resolution condemning all forms of anti-Asian sentiment as related to COVID-19.

Security officer maintaining order outside a COVID-19 test center in Toronto, Canada

TORONTO, Sept. 18, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A security officer wearing protective gear keeps order outside a COVID-19 assessment center in Toronto, Canada, on Sept. 17, 2020. The number of COVID-19 cases in Canada rose to 140,539 on Thursday, with 9,199 deaths, according to CTV.

View of Tabu festival in Libya's capital Tripoli

TRIPOLI, Sept. 18, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Tabu performers are seen during the Libyan Tabu cultural festival in Tripoli, Libya, on Sept. 17, 2020.

Yoshihide Suga (C) stands after being elected as Japans new prime minister in Tokyo

TOKYO, Sept. 16, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Yoshihide Suga (C) stands after being elected as Japans new prime minister in Tokyo, Japan, on Sept. 16, 2020. Yoshihide Suga, the new leader of the Liberal Democratic Party, was chosen as Japans new prime minister to succeed Shinzo Abe in an extraordinary parliamentary session on Wednesday.

Members of the UN-backed government forces operate the robot to dispose explosives in southern Tripoli

TRIPOLI, Sept. 16, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Members of the UN-backed government forces operate the robot to dispose explosives in southern Tripoli, Libya, on Sept. 15, 2020. The forces of the UN-backed government on Tuesday said they disposed of some explosives left by war in south of the capital Tripoli by using a robot for the first time.

Palestinians take part in a protest against the Arab-Israeli normalization agreements

BETHLEHEM, Sept. 16, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Palestinians take part in a protest against the Arab-Israeli normalization agreements in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, on Sept. 15, 2020. Palestine on Tuesday said that the signing of the normalization agreements between Israel, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain in Washington will not achieve peace in the Middle East region.

People take photos of the exhibits at the Museum of Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences in Brussels

BRUSSELS, Sept. 16, 2020 (Xinhua) -- People take photos of the exhibits at the Museum of Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences in Brussels, Belgium, on Sept. 15, 2020. The Museum of Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences in Brussels opened a new one-way route recently to offer the public a safe way to visit amid the COVID-19 pandemic.