BEIJING, May 29 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.
Relict gulls (larus relictus) are seen at the Hongjiannao Lake in Shenmu, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, May 28, 2020.
The Hongjiannao Lake, a desert freshwater lake in Shenmu, attracts lots of relict gulls to inhabit and multiply here from April to August each year. (Xinhua/Tao Ming)
Photo taken on May 28, 2020 shows the scenery of Hongshi (Red Rock) Gorge in the Yuntai Mountain scenic area in Xiuwu County, central China's Henan Province. The 1.5-kilometer-long Danxia landform gorge features reddish sandstone. (Xinhua/Zhu Xiang)
Photo taken on May 25, 2020 shows swarms of locusts in the residential areas of Jaipur, the capital city of India's western state of Rajasthan. India's federal Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare has stepped up locust control operations as the swarm outbreak has spread to five states -- Rajasthan, Punjab, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, officials said Thursday. (Str/Xinhua)
A man wearing a face mask plays skateboard on the National Mall in Washington D.C., the United States, May 27, 2020.
The number of COVID-19 deaths in the United States topped 100,000 on Wednesday, reaching 100,047 as of 5:32 p.m. (2132 GMT), according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.
A total of 1,695,776 cases have been reported in the country, according to the CSSE. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)
A box of Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) is seen at a drugstore in Paris, France, April 29, 2020. France on Wednesday banned the use of malaria drug hydroxychloroquine to treat patients suffering severe forms of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. (Photo by Aurelien Morissard/Xinhua)
People enjoy swimming at the seaside of Beirut, Lebanon, May 28, 2020. (Photo by Bilal Jawich/Xinhua)
A mechanic carries an assembled bicycle at a bike shop in Manila, the Philippines on May 28, 2020. Local government units in the country are being required to put up bicycle lanes to promote cycling as the primary mode of transportation during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)
Two bharals walk on a cliff at the Gandeer Mountain in Wuhai City, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, May 27, 2020.
XINHUA PHOTOS OF THE DAY
(200529) -- BEIJING, May 29, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Yaks walk past the East Rongbuk glacier on Mount Qomolangma, on May 20, 2020. (Xinhua/Jigme Dorje)
Workers construct a tunnel, which is part of the south section of the extension line of North Gongye Road, in Fuzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province, May 26, 2020.
A worker disinfects a mosque in Ankara, Turkey, on May 28, 2020. The death toll from the COVID-19 in Turkey has climbed to 4,461 and the number of confirmed cases totaled 160,979, according to the latest figures announced by the Health Ministry on Thursday. (Photo by Mustafa Kaya/Xinhua)
Members of a Chinese surveying team are on the way back to the Mount Qomolangma base camp on May 28, 2020. A Chinese surveying team safely descended to the Mount Qomolangma base camp at an altitude of 5,200 meters Thursday, after completing the mission of remeasuring the height of the world's highest peak. (Xinhua/Sun Fei)■