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Japan:Rescue operation going on as Hida River overflows

GIFU, JULY 8 (UNI):-The Hida River in the city of Gero, Gifu Prefecture, Japan overflow after torrential rain on Wednesday.

COVID-19 testing in Chile

SANTIAGO, July 8 (Xinhua) -- A medical worker takes a swab sample from a senior resident for COVID-19 test in San Miguel of Santiago, Chile, July 7, 2020. Chile on Tuesday reported a total of 301,019 cases of novel coronavirus infection and 6,434 deaths from the disease.

Capitol Building in Washington

WASHINGTON, D.C, July 8 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on July 7, 2020 shows the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., the United States. The United States has officially moved to withdraw from the World Health Organization (WHO) as its national count of COVID-19 cases is approaching 3 million with over 130,000 deaths.

Site of car bomb blast in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan

NANGARHAR, July 8, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Afghan security force members inspect the site of a car bomb blast in Khewa district bazaar in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, July 7, 2020. At least three Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel were killed and five people wounded after a suicide car bomb blast rocked a district bazaar in the countrys eastern province of Nangarhar on Tuesday, a provincial government spokesman confirmed.

Oxygen-filling factory in Iraq

BAGHDAD, July 8, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A worker checks oxygen cylinders to be delivered to hospitals at an oxygen refilling station in Baghdad, Iraq, on July 7, 2020. A government-owned oxygen filling factory in Iraq has increased its filling of oxygen cylinders and the liquid gas to meet the demand of the Iraqi hospitals amid the continued rise in COVID-19 infections. The resurgence of COVID-19 pandemic continued in Iraq on Tuesday, as the Iraqi Health Ministry confirmed 2,426 new cases, bringing the total number of coronavirus infections nationwide to 64,701.

Shopping mall in Germany's Frankfurt amid Covid-19

FRANKFURT, July 8, 2020 (Xinhua) -- People wearing face masks take an escalator in a shopping mall in Frankfurt, Germany, on July 7, 2020. German Chancellor Angela Merkel rejects the idea of backing away from the face mask requirement in the countrys shops, government spokesperson Steffen Seibert said here Monday.

Royal Albert Hall in London

LONDON, July 8, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A woman walks past the Royal Albert Hall in London, Britain, on July 7, 2020. Britains arts, culture and heritage industries will receive a 1.57-billion-pound (1.96-billion-U.S. dollar) rescue package to help weather the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the government has announced.

Prime Minister Jean Castex at the Presidential Elysee Palace in Paris

PARIS, July 8 (Xinhua) -- French Prime Minister Jean Castex arrives for the minister council at the Presidential Elysee Palace in Paris, France, 7 July, 2020. The French presidency on Monday unveiled a reshuffled government of mixed profiles with old and new faces to embark on the new path that President Emmanuel Macron pledged for the countrys reconstruction in his remaining two years in office.

New normal life in New York

NEW YORK, July 7, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Pedestrians wearing face masks walk past a candy store in New York, the United States, July 6, 2020. The number of COVID-19 cases in the United States topped 2.9 million on Monday, reaching 2,910,023 as of 2:34 p.m. (1834 GMT), according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University. Meanwhile, the national death toll reached 130,090, according to the CSSE.

Vaccination in countryside of Damascus

DAMASCUS, July 7, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A specialist vaccinates a sheep against the sheep and goat plague in the countryside of Damascus, Syria, on July 6, 2020.

Singapore Zoo reopens after lockdown

SINGAPORE, July 7, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Visitors wearing face masks feed a giraffe in the Singapore Zoo on July 6, 2020. The Singapore Zoo reopened to the public on Monday after the easing of lockdown measures in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

Exhibition at New Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow

MOSCOW, July 7, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A visitor wearing a face mask takes pictures during an exhibition at the New Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow, Russia, on July 6, 2020. Russia recorded 6,611 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking its total to 687,862, the countrys coronavirus response center said in a statement Monday.

World in Photos: July 6, 2020

DAR ES SALAAM, July 6, 2020 (Xinhua) -- People enjoy their time on the beach in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, July 5, 2020. Tanzanian government has lifted a series of restrictions on social and economic activities to resume work and normal life.

Playtime in Colombo

COLOMBO, July 6, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Children have fun at a playground in Viharamahadevi Park in Colombo, Sri Lanka, June 5, 2020. The Viharamahadevi Park has attracted many citizens during the weekend. All national parks, zoos and botanical gardens in Sri Lanka reopened to public on June 15 after being shut since late March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Full moon in Ankara

ANKARA, July 6, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A full moon is seen in Ankara, capital of Turkey, on July 5, 2020.