BEIJING, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.
A bell-ringing ceremony is held to mark the 89th anniversary of the September 18 Incident in front of a monument at the September 18 Incident History Museum in Shenyang, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Sept. 18, 2020. (Xinhua)
The Chinese (R) and English versions of a white paper titled "China's Armed Forces: 30 Years of UN Peacekeeping Operations" are pictured during a press conference held by China's State Council Information Office in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 18, 2020. China on Friday released a white paper on the participation of the country's armed forces in the United Nations (UN) peacekeeping operations. (Xinhua/Jin Liangkuai)
Photo taken on Sept. 18, 2020 shows the opening ceremony of the 2020 China Space Conference in Fuzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province. The 2020 China Space Conference began on Friday in Fuzhou, bringing together experts and scholars to exchange ideas on space development, technology and cooperation. (Xinhua/Lin Shanchuan)
People promote the sale of pomelos via livestreaming platforms in Pinghe County, southeast China's Fujian Province, Sept. 17, 2020.
Lying in the southwest of Fujian Province, Pinghe is famous for the cultivation of pomelos with a planting area of around 700,000 mu (about 46,667 hectares). Today, the output value of industries related to pomelo has surpassed ten billion yuan (about 1.48 billion U.S. dollars) as the annual yield of pomelos here has reached 1.3 million tonnes. (Xinhua/Wei Peiquan)
Zhu Zilong (1st, R) of Team Sichuan hands the baton to Fan Tianrui (2nd, R) during Men's 4X400m Relay Final on Day 4 of the 2020 Chinese National Athletics Championships in Shaoxing, east China's Zhejiang Province, Sept. 18, 2020. (Xinhua/Wang Lili)
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." (Photo by Ting Shen/Xinhua)
A woman waits to vote during the in-person early voting for U.S. president in Alexandria, Virginia, the United States, on Sept. 18, 2020. In-person early voting for the U.S. president kicked off Friday in the U.S. state of Virginia and will run through Oct. 31. Residents have the option of either voting in-person or by mail before Election Day on Nov. 3. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)
Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa (L, center) plants a phoenix tree in the garden of the Port City project in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sept. 17, 2020. 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. (Photo by Ajith Perera/Xinhua)
A Palestinian boy runs during clashes with Israeli soldiers following a protest against the expansion of Jewish settlements and the normalization agreements of Israel with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, in the West Bank village of Asira al-Qibliya near Nablus on Sept. 18, 2020. (Photo by Ayman Nobani/Xinhua)
Military personnel from Ukraine participate in the multinational military exercise Rapid Trident 2020 in Lviv, western Ukraine, Sept. 17, 2020. Multinational military exercise Rapid Trident 2020 kicked off in Lviv region in western Ukraine on Thursday, the press service of Ukraine's Ministry of Defense reported.
The Rapid Trident exercise has been held in Ukraine since 2006 within the framework of NATO's Partnership for Peace program. (Ukrainian President Office/Handout via Xinhua)■