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.
YANGON, July 20, 2020 (Xinhua) -- People queue to get their body temperature checked outside the Martyrs Mausoleum in Yangon, Myanmar, July 19, 2020. Myanmar commemorated 73rd Martyrs Day on Sunday amid COVID-19 outbreak to honor fallen national heroes including General Aung San and eight others who sacrificed their lives in 1947 for regaining the countrys independence.
FARIDPUR, July 20, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A man wades through floodwater in Faridpur, Bangladesh, July 19, 2020. Floods triggered by heavy seasonal rains and onrush of water from hills have worsened again in parts of Bangladesh, including central Faridpur district, some 101 kilometers away from the capital Dhaka.
BAGHDAD, July 20, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein (R) and visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attend a joint press conference in Baghdad, Iraq, on July 19, 2020. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived on Sunday in Baghdad on an official visit to discuss bilateral ties and regional situation
Kuwait, July 20, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A ship sails in the sea during sunset in Kuwait City, Kuwait, July 18, 2020.
TOKYO, July 20, 2020 (Xinhua) -- People visit a commercial street in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan, June 21, 2020. The Japanese government has recently proposed to help the tourism industry through the current difficulties by boosting domestic tourism which, seen as a source of economic growth, has been in trouble since the start of the year due to the COVID-19 outbreak. However, in the context of the recent resurgence of the pandemic in Japan, the promotion of tourism has sparked controversy. Experts have said the outbreak is likely to persist for a long time, and fighting the epidemic while promoting tourism recovery is bound to be difficult. The recovery of Japans tourism industry may be a long process, they said.