World in Photo : Oct. 12, 2020
MADRID, Oct. 13, 2020 (Xinhua) -- People participate in an event to celebrate the national day of Spain in Madrid, Spain, Oct. 12, 2020.
ISTANBUL, Oct. 13, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Students wearing face masks attend a class in a school in Istanbul, Turkey, Oct. 12, 2020. Turkey has put the second phase of in-person education in motion on Monday, extending it to all grades of elementary schools, as well as eighth and 12th graders. After months of uncertainty amid the coronavirus outbreak, schools across Turkey had partially reopened in September, with kindergarten and first grade students returning to classrooms for the first time in more than six months.
HANOI, Oct. 13, 2020 (Xinhua) -- People wade through floodwater in central Vietnams Quang Tri, Oct. 12, 2020. Natural disasters, mainly downpours and floods, have left 18 people dead and 14 others missing in central and central highlands Vietnam over the past few days, the countrys Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control said Monday.
UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 13, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Volkan Bozkir, president of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), visits the reopened lobby cafe at the UN headquarters in New York, on Oct. 12, 2020. The lobby cafe at the UN headquarters reopened on Monday. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, cafes in the UN Secretariat building have been closed since mid-March 2020.
BELGRADE, Oct. 13, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic (R) meets with Yang Jiechi, a member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the CPC Central Committee, in Belgrade, Serbia, Oct. 12, 2020.
MADRID, Oct. 13, 2020 (Xinhua) -- People pay tribute to coronavirus victims during a parade in celebration of the National Day of Spain in Barcelona, Spain, Oct. 12, 2020. Held annually on Oct. 12, the National Day commemorates the anniversary of Christopher Columbuss first arrival in the Americas. Safety concerns saw Mondays celebration limited to raising the flag and a salute to the fallen, along with a brief military parade and the traditional flypast.