World in Photo : August 25 , 2020
HANOI, Aug. 26, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken in Hanoi, capital of Vietnam, on Aug. 25, 2020 shows delegates attending the 52nd ASEAN Economic Ministers Meeting via video conference. Economic ministers of the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Tuesday discussed the response to and recovery from the COVID-19 epidemic and its impacts.
JUBA, Aug. 26, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Chinese medical workers and South Sudanese officials pose for a photo during the inauguration ceremony of a cancer screening facility in Juba, South Sudan, on Aug. 25, 2020. South Sudan on Tuesday inaugurated a cancer screening facility whose construction was supported by the Chinese government. China has provided material and technical support to South Sudan to help the worlds youngest nation deal with health-related challenges.
ADDIS ABABA, Aug. 26, 2020 (Xinhua) -- An Ethiopian woman receives aid from China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, Aug. 25, 2020. The China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation (CFPA) since 2015 has been undertaking activities to help support the most vulnerable sections of Ethiopian society. They include the Smiling Children School Feeding Program, the Panda Pack Project, Water Cellar Project, School Water Purification Project, and Women Economic Empowerment Program in Ethiopia.
GIZA, Aug. 26, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A staff member feeds a gorilla at the Giza Zoo which has reopened amid the COVID-19 pandemic in Giza, Egypt, Aug. 25, 2020. Egypt reported on Tuesday 141 new infections and 18 deaths of COVID-19, bringing the total cases registered in the country to 97,619, including 5,298 deaths, said the Egyptian health ministry.
KARACHI, Aug. 26, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Motorcyclists make their way through floodwater after heavy monsoon rain in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi on Aug. 25, 2020. Heavy monsoon rains have broken a 36-year-old downpour record in the month of August in capital city Karachi of Pakistans south Sindh province, Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has said. The heavy rainfall has played havoc in several parts of the city where the rainwater caused flooding, submerging streets, roads, vehicles and low-lying areas. Rain-related accidents including electrocution and roof collapse also claimed lives of four people in the city on Tuesday whereas scores of others got injured.
JENIN, Aug. 25, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A Palestinian farmer dries tabacco leaves at a farm in Yaabed village near the West Bank city of Jenin, on Aug. 25, 2020.
MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Aug. 25, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Aug. 25, 2020 shows a damaged car at the site of a blast in Balkh province, Afghanistan. Six people, including an assailant, were killed and 32 people wounded after a Taliban militants suicide truck bomb blast took place outside a special forces camp in northern Afghanistans Balkh province on Tuesday, an army source confirmed.