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World in Photos : Sept. 27, 2020

World in Photos : Sept. 27, 2020

A woman uses the track and trace app at a pub in Manchester

MANCHESTER, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- A woman uses the track and trace app at a pub in Manchester, Britain, on Sept. 24, 2020. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sept. 22 announced new restrictive measures to tackle a sharp rise in the countrys coronavirus cases. Johnson confirmed that from Thursday, all pubs, bars and restaurants in England must operate a table service only -- except for takeaways -- and will be forced to close at 10:00 p.m. BST (2100 GMT).

COVID19: Israeli medical workers wearing protective gears

NAHARIYA, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Israeli medical workers wearing protective gears work in the coronavirus ward in the Galilee Medical Center in northern Israeli city of Nahariya on Sept. 24, 2020. Israels Ministry of Health reported 53 coronavirus death cases on Thursday, bringing the total fatalities to 1,378. It is the highest daily rise of death cases since the outbreak of the pandemic in Israel in late February, as the previous record was 40, registered on Wednesday. The ministry also reported 7,425 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total cases to 212,115.

Lagos: People arrive at the venue of gas tanker explosion

LAGOS, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- People gather at the site of a gas tanker explosion in the Ifako-Ijaiye area of Lagos, Nigeria, Sept. 24, 2020. At least 16 people were injured after a gas tanker exploded in the Ifako-Ijaiye area of Lagos, Nigerias economic hub, a rescue official said Thursday.

Toronto: A customer wearing a face mask visits a Chinese supermarket

TORONTO, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- A customer wearing a face mask visits a Chinese supermarket selling mooncakes ahead of the Mid-Autumn Festival in Toronto, Canada, Sept. 24, 2020. The Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival falls on Oct. 1 this year.

Cairo: People boar plane wearing facemask

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- People wearing facial masks are seen on an airplane from Cairo to Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, Sept. 24, 2020. Egypt reported late on Wednesday 121 new COVID-19 infections, raising the total number registered in the country since the outbreak to 102,375, said the Health Ministry.

Couture Fashion Show in Moscow

MOSCOW, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- A model presents a creation by Lovers collection during the competition of young fashion designers of the Couture Fashion Show in Moscow, Russia, Sept. 24, 2020. More than 30 designers took part in the competition. Xinhua/UNI PHOTO-1F

World in Photos : Sept. 23, 2020.

World in Photos : Sept. 23, 2020

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.