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World in Photos : July 28, 2020

HOUSTON (U.S.), July 29, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on July 28, 2020 shows the scene of a plane crash in Houston area of Texas, the United States. Two people were injured when the small plane crashed on Tuesday morning into a neighborhood in Houston area.

World in Photos : July 27, 2020

QUEZON, JULY 28 (UNI):-Philippine National Police anti-riot unit barricade a portion of Commonwealth Avenue, Quezon, Philippines on Monday, 27 July 2020 for the 5th State of the Nation Address of President, Rodrigo Duterte.

World in Photos : July 27, 2020

VANCOUVER, July 28, 2020 (Xinhua) -- People carrying rainbow umbrellas attend the Pride Week flag raising ceremony outside Vancouver City Hall in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on July 27, 2020. A pride flag raising ceremony was held outside Vancouver City Hall to kick off the Pride Week with most of the events available virtually

World in Photos : July 26, 2020

MOSCOW, July 27, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Russian navy ships sail during a military parade to celebrate Russian Navy Day in St. Petersburg, Russia, July 26, 2020. The naval parade in St. Petersburg involved 46 ships and submarines, more than 40 planes and helicopters, and over 4,000 servicemen. Smaller celebrations were held in the countrys other fleet bases. Russia marks its Navy Day annually on the last Sunday of July.

Israeli Army forces stationed in Golan Heights

GOLAN HEIGHTS, July 24, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Israeli Army forces are seen stationed in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on July 23, 2020. Israel was reinforcing its troops along its northern border with Lebanon on Thursday, days after a fighter with the Lebanon-based Hezbollah group was killed in a reportedly Israeli airstrike. An Israeli military spokesperson said in a statement that the Northern Command will be reinforced with select infantry forces.

World in Photo : July 23 , 2020

SANAA, July 24, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A man drives his motorcycle through a flooded street after a heavy rain hit Sanaa, Yemen, on July 23, 2020. A heavy rain hit Yemens capital Sanaa on Thursday.

Wold in Photo : July 23, 2020

BRUSSELS, July 24, 2020 (Xinhua) -- European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, European Council President Charles Michel and European Parliament President David Sassoli (L to R) pose for photos ahead of an extraordinary European Parliament plenary session in Brussels, Belgium, July 23, 2020. A sizeable majority of members of the European Parliament (MEPs) on Thursday demanded significant changes to the European Unions (EU) 2021-2027 budget, which was agreed on by EU leaders at a summit earlier this week, saying they were prepared to block it unless it is improved. (European Union/Handout via

World in Photo : July 22, 2020

VIENNA, July 23 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on July 22, 2020 shows green facades of the MA 48 headquarters in Vienna, Austria. The facades of the MA 48 headquarters were lined with green plants, which had positive effects including microclimate, protection of the building fabric from driving rain and dirt deposits, noise protection, and cooling capacity.

World in Photo : July 22, 2020

HARARE, July 23 (Xinhua) -- People wait for hitchhiking at a bus station in Harare, Zimbabwe, on July 22, 2020. Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Tuesday announced a raft of more strict lockdown measures including imposing a curfew from 6 pm to 6 am to curb rising cases of COVID-19.

Wold in Photo : July 21, 2020

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2020 (Xinhua) -- U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (Front) speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., the United States, on July 21, 2020. McConnell said on Tuesday that the next COVID-19 relief bill will include a second round of stimulus checks to American households and Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans for small businesses.

Photo in World : July , 20 , 2020

TORONTO, July 21 (Xinhua) -- A patient wearing a face mask is wheeled out from an ambulance to a hospital in Toronto, Canada, July 20, 2020. The count of total cases of COVID-19 in Canada was 111,124 as of Monday, according to the Canadian government.

World in Photo : July 20 , 2020

BUCHAREST, July 21 (Xinhua) -- Military aircraft fly over the Statue of Air Heroes during the Romanian Aviation and Air Force Day celebrations in Bucharest, Romania, July 20, 2020.

Parliamentary elections in Syria

DAMASCUS, July 20, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A voter casts his ballot during the parliamentary elections in Damascus, capital of Syria, on July 19, 2020. The parliamentary elections in Syria kicked off on Sunday, the third elections during the more than nine-year-long war, amid the participation of President Bashar al-Assad and his wife Asma.

World in Photo : July 19 , 2020

BRUSSELS, July 20, 2020 (Xinhua) -- European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen arrives at the EU headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, July 19, 2020. A special summit grouping heads of state and government of the European Union (EU) member states on Saturday failed to reach consensus on its multiannual budget and an ambitious recovery plan designed to lift the bloc out of the crisis triggered by the coronavirus pandemic. The leaders will reconvene on Sunday noon, a spokesman for the European Council President Charles Michel said on Twitter late Saturday night. The summit was supposed to run from Friday to Saturday.

Pakistan: People visit a livestock market ahead of the Eid al-Adha festival

PESHAWAR, July 18, 2020 (Xinhua) -- People visit a livestock market ahead of the Eid al-Adha festival, or the Festival of Sacrifice, in northwest Pakistans Peshawar on July 17, 2020.