World in Photo : Aug. 9, 2020
NEW YORK, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- People ride bikes in Times Square in New York, the United States, on Aug. 9, 2020. The total number of COVID-19 cases in the United States surpassed the 5 million mark on Sunday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.
BEIRUT, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- A woman lights a candle to mourn for the victims of Beirut explosions in Beirut, Lebanon, on Aug. 9, 2020. People lit candles for the victims of the explosions near Port of Beirut on Sunday. Huge explosions rocked Beirut on Tuesday, killing at least 158 people and injuring 6,000.
EVIA ISLAND (GREECE), Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Aug. 9, 2020 shows a scene after a heavy storm in Bourtzi, Evia island, Greece. The death toll from the extreme weather phenomena which swept through Evia island in central Greece on Sunday climbed to seven with two more people were found dead, according to the latest announcement by local authorities.
LILLE, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- People line up to buy cold drinks as a heatwave rolls over the city in Lille, northern France, Aug. 9, 2020.