World in Photo : August 28 , 2020
SALFIT, AUG. 29, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli soldiers during a protest against the expansion of Jewish settlements and the Israeli annexation plan, in the village of Kifl Haris near the West Bank city of Salfit, on Aug. 28, 2020.
SOUTH SUMATRA, Aug. 29, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Members of Indonesias National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) try to extinguish a peatland fire at Ogan Ilir, South Sumatra, Indonesia, Aug. 28, 2020.
. COLOMBO, Aug. 29, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Health workers conduct polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests for COVID-19 for people at Manning Market in Fort area of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Aug. 28, 2020. Sri Lanka has so far 2,988 confirmed COVID-19 cases with 2,840 recoveries and 12 deaths.
JOHANNESBURG, AUG. 29, 2020 (Xinhua) -- People march on a road during a protest over the death of a teenager in Eldorado Park, Johannesburg, South Africa, Aug. 27, 2020. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday sent condolences to the family of Nathaniel Julius, a 16 year-old boy allegedly killed by the police this week. It is alleged that Nathaniel Julius left home searching for food early this week and was shot dead by the police.
LAGOS, AUG. 29, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Rescuers work at the scene of a helicopter crash in Lagos, Nigeria, Aug. 28, 2020. Two people were killed and another injured in a helicopter crash in Lagos, Nigerias economic hub, on Friday, said Gboyega Akosile, a spokesperson to the governor of Lagos state.
CAIRO, Aug. 29, 2020 (Xinhua) -- People wearing face masks attend the Friday prayers at Mohamed Ali Mosque in Cairo, Egypt, on Aug. 28, 2020. Egypt registered on Friday 223 new COVID-19 infections, raising the total cases in the country to 98,285, Egyptian Health Ministry said in a statement.
PESHAWAR, Aug. 29, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Workers make pottery at a workshop on the outskirts of northwest Pakistans Peshawar on Aug. 28, 2020.
HANOI, Aug. 29, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Aug. 28, 2020 shows the venue of the 23rd ASEAN Economic Ministers Plus Three Consultations in Hanoi, Vietnam. Economic ministers from the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), China, Japan and South Korea have reaffirmed their commitment to take collective actions in mitigating the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Attending the 23rd ASEAN Economic Ministers Plus Three Consultations via video link on Friday, the ministers underscored the importance of bringing back business confidence to facilitate post-pandemic recovery, according to a joint media statement of the meeting.
CANBERRA, Aug. 29, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Aug. 29, 2020 shows the morning fog scenery in Canberra, Australia.