RIGA, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- A pet dog licks its owners neck in Riga, Latvia, Sept. 3, 2020.
PARIS, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- People wearing face masks walk on the Trocadero Place near the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, Sept. 3, 2020. France has confirmed 7,157 COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, a figure comparable to the level of the day before (7,017), the countrys public health agency announced on Thursday.
MOSCOW, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Actors perform on stage of a theater in Moscow, Russia, Sept. 3, 2020. Moscow theaters open the show season after being closed for months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
NEW YORK, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Pedestrians walk past the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, the United States, Sept. 3, 2020. U.S. stocks plunged on Thursday, as a steep sell-off in tech shares dragged down the market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 807.77 points, or 2.78 percent, to finish at 28,292.73. The 30-stock index shed more than 1,000 points, or about 3.5 percent, at the lows. The S&P 500 fell 125.78 points, or 3.51 percent, to end at 3,455.06. The Nasdaq Composite Index sank 598.34 points, or 4.96 percent, to 11,458.10.
ANKARA, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- People wearing face masks see a movie at an open-air cinema in Ankara, Turkey, Sept. 3, 2020.