BEIJING, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.
A casket containing the remains of the Chinese People's Volunteers (CPV) martyr is escorted to the CPV martyrs' cemetery in Shenyang, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Sept. 27, 2020. The remains of 117 Chinese soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War were returned to China on Sunday from the Republic of Korea (ROK).
Escorted by two Chinese fighter jets, an air force plane carrying the remains and belongings of the fallen soldiers landed at the Taoxian international airport in Shenyang, capital of northeast China's Liaoning Province, at 11:18 a.m. (Xinhua/Yao Jianfeng)
Aerial photo taken on Sept. 28, 2020 shows the Fenglin major bridge to be closed in Xingyi City, southwest China's Guizhou Province. The bridge, as part of the beltway project in Xingyi, finished its final stage for closure on Monday. The construction of the bridge kicked off in March 2018 and is expected to be put into service by the end of 2020. (Xinhua)
A woman wearing a face mask passes by an electronic board showing the stock indexes in Tokyo, Japan, on Sept. 28, 2020. Tokyo stocks closed higher Monday as retailers and e-commerce-oriented issues buoyed the market, while investors also picked up issues to secure rights for dividend payments for the first half of the business year. The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average added 307.00 points, or 1.32 percent, from Friday to close at 23,511.62. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)
People wearing masks enter a shopping mall near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sept. 28, 2020. Malaysia reported 115 new COVID-19 infections, the Health Ministry said on Monday, bringing the national total to 11,034. (Photo by Chong Voon Chung/Xinhua)
A staff member wearing a face mask stands behind a counter at a market in Moscow, Russia, Sept. 28, 2020. Russia reported 8,135 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking its national count to 1,159,573, the country's COVID-19 response center said in a statement on Monday. (Photo by Evgeny Sinitsyn/Xinhua)
A woman looks outside from the window of a house damaged in a gunfight at village Samboora of Pulwama district, about 15 km south of Srinagar city, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir, Sept. 28, 2020. Two militants were killed in an ongoing fierce gunfight in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir, police said Monday. (Xinhua/Javed Dar)
People are seen on a car-free road in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, on Sept. 28, 2020. This year, Yom Kippur comes during a three-week nationwide lockdown to halt a renewed COVID-19 outbreak, the second such lockdown in a bid to curb the rapid spread of the virus. (Gideon Markowicz/JINI via Xinhua)
Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda (1st L, Front) and French President Emmanuel Macron (2nd L, Front) review a guard of honor in Vilnius, Lithuania, on Sept. 28, 2020. Lithuania has made huge progress in the two decades since the last official visit by Jacques Chirac in 2001, visiting French President Emmanuel Macron said here on Monday, referring to one of his predecessors. (Photo by Alfredas Pliadis/Xinhua)
A boy plays on a military vehicle on display for the Defense Week in Tehran, Iran, on Sept. 27, 2020. The Defense Week was held here to mark the 40th anniversary of eight-year Iraq-Iran war in the 1980s. (Photo by Ahmad Halabisaz/Xinhua)
Volunteer teacher Wu Xiaoshu (R) teaches pinyin to a Miao villager during a Mandarin training program in Wuying Village, which lies on the border between south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and southwest China's Guizhou Province, on Sept. 12, 2020. (Xinhua/Li Xin)
Colorful lanterns are displayed during a lantern fair celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival in Zhouzhuang Township of Kunshan City, east China's Jiangsu Province, Sept. 28, 2020. The lantern fair will last for a month. (Xinhua/Yang Lei)
Photo taken on Sept. 27, 2020 shows a wounded leopard after treatment at an animal protection center in Goias State of Brazil.
Fires have continued to rage the Pantanal wetlands, posing damages and threats to local environment and wild animals. (Photo by Lucio Tavora/Xinhua)■