Xinhua Photos of the Day (Nov. 13)

A Long March-3B carrier rocket blasts off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China’s Sichuan Province on Nov. 12, 2020.

China successfully launched Tiantong 1-02, a new mobile telecommunication satellite, from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center on Thursday.

The satellite was launched at 23:59 (Beijing Time) by a Long March-3B carrier rocket. (Photo by Guo Wenbin/Xinhua)

BEIJING, Nov. 13 (Xinhua) — The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.

Staff members load the first batch of sheep donated from Mongolia onto a container truck in Erenhot, north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Nov. 12, 2020.

Ten container trucks, loaded with the first batch of sheep donated from Mongolia, departed from the border city of Erenhot in north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region on Thursday morning.

The batch of 12,000 sheep, which were slaughtered, are expected to arrive in Wuhan, capital of central China’s Hubei Province, in two or three days.

Mongolian President Khaltmaa Battulga in February visited China at the critical stage of China’s COVID-19 epidemic prevention and control and promised to offer 30,000 sheep as a token of support. (Xinhua/Liu Lei)

French President Emmanuel Macron (L) welcomes European Council President Charles Michel ahead of the third Paris Peace Forum at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, Nov. 12, 2020. (Photo by Aurelien Morissard/Xinhua)

Rescuers of the Philippine National Police (PNP) evacuate residents from the flood brought by typhoon Vamco in Manila, the Philippines, on Nov. 12, 2020.

Typhoon Vamco, the third powerful cyclone to batter the Philippines in 11 days, made landfall on Wednesday night, unleashed fierce winds and intense rains that triggered landslide, rockslide and flash floods. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)

Residents take shelter inside an evacuation center in Quezon City, the Philippines, on Nov.12, 2020.

Typhoon Vamco, the third powerful cyclone to batter the Philippines in 11 days, made landfall on Wednesday night, unleashed fierce winds and intense rains that triggered landslide, rockslide and flash floods. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)

A father tries to take a photo for his daughter in Plano, Texas, the United States, on Nov. 11, 2020.

One thousand United States flags are set up in Plano to honor veterans during the Veterans Day. (Photo by Dan Tian/Xinhua)

A man wearing a face mask is seen in Toronto, Canada, on Nov. 12, 2020.

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Canada reached 280,002 as of Thursday noon, according to CTV. (Photo by Zou Zheng/Xinhua)

Photo provided by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) on Nov. 12, 2020 shows the Bigfin Squid.

Researchers from Australia’s national science agency have filmed elusive Bigfin Squid in Australian waters for the first time.

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) on Thursday revealed that a deep-sea voyage into the Great Australian Bight off the coast of South Australia (SA) captured footage of five squid two to three kilometers below the ocean’s surface. (CSIRO/Handout via Xinhua)

Aerial photo taken on Nov. 12, 2020 shows students doing sports during a class break at the Dong’gaobu primary school in Qingdao, east China’s Shandong Province.

In recent years, the school has carried out various sports activities during longer class breaks as a way to help students relax and improve their physical conditions. (Photo by Liang Xiaopeng/Xinhua)

Supporters of Jiangsu Suning cheer for the team during the 20th round match between Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao and Jiangsu Suning at 2020 season Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) Suzhou Division in Suzhou, east China’s Jiangsu Province, Nov. 12, 2020. (Xinhua/Xu Chang)

An idol maker colors the idol of Goddess Kali ahead of Diwali festival at Agartala, the capital city of India’s northeastern state of Tripura, Nov. 12, 2020. (Str/Xinhua)■

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